The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 135 139 124
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 13 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.54% 0.51% 0.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.74% 1.87% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 17
Average salary £29,000 £33,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.78% +2.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £28,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -13.84%
Windows 8
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
747 696 734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 31.11% 27.10% 32.62%
Number of salaries quoted 552 578 549
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Hertfordshire region.

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Windows 8
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage +14 2 £29,000 -14.70%
Hemel Hempstead -8 2 £28,250 -14.39% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £47,750 -
Watford -3 1 £32,500 +71.05%
Borehamwood - 1 - -
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 8.

1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (78.57%) Windows 7
3 26 (61.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (59.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (57.14%) MS Office
6 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
6 20 (47.62%) VMware
7 18 (42.86%) TCP/IP
7 18 (42.86%) MS Exchange
8 17 (40.48%) Active Directory
9 16 (38.10%) WAN
10 15 (35.71%) MS Excel
10 15 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (33.33%) Windows XP
11 14 (33.33%) Citrix
12 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (30.95%) LAN
12 13 (30.95%) Hyper-V
13 12 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
13 12 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
14 11 (26.19%) Cisco
15 10 (23.81%) DNS
15 10 (23.81%) Linux
15 10 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2013
16 9 (21.43%) VPN
16 9 (21.43%) DHCP
16 9 (21.43%) Windows Vista
17 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
17 8 (19.05%) Android
17 8 (19.05%) Mac OS X

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 8. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 12 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 12 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (57.14%) MS Office
2 15 (35.71%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.76%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) Office 365
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.76%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 18 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 16 (38.10%) WAN
3 13 (30.95%) LAN
4 10 (23.81%) DNS
5 9 (21.43%) VPN
5 9 (21.43%) DHCP
6 7 (16.67%) VLAN
7 5 (11.90%) DMZ
7 5 (11.90%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (11.90%) Wireless
8 3 (7.14%) ISDN
8 3 (7.14%) PBX
8 3 (7.14%) SAN
9 2 (4.76%) VoIP
9 2 (4.76%) MPLS
9 2 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) GCC
2 1 (2.38%) MSI
2 1 (2.38%) Xcode
General
1 3 (7.14%) Publishing
2 2 (4.76%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Support Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) IT Support Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) IT Support
3 6 (14.29%) Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Field Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (7.14%) Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Desktop Support
6 2 (4.76%) Android Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 8 Developer
7 1 (2.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) iOS SDK
2 2 (4.76%) Android SDK
2 2 (4.76%) Web Services
2 2 (4.76%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Blackberry
1 5 (11.90%) PDA
1 5 (11.90%) iPhone
2 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) Wiki
3 2 (4.76%) EqualLogic
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (78.57%) Windows 7
3 26 (61.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (59.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (23.81%) Linux
8 9 (21.43%) Windows Vista
9 8 (19.05%) Android
9 8 (19.05%) Mac OS X
10 4 (9.52%) Apple iOS
11 1 (2.38%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.29%) Time Management
2 4 (9.52%) OOP
3 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (7.14%) Automated Testing
3 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 3 (7.14%) iOS Development
3 3 (7.14%) Mobile Development
4 2 (4.76%) ITIL
4 2 (4.76%) Android Development
4 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.76%) Asset Management
4 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.38%) Service Management
5 1 (2.38%) Validation
5 1 (2.38%) OO
5 1 (2.38%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.38%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (2.38%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) SQL
1 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.14%) VB
3 2 (4.76%) Java
4 1 (2.38%) C
4 1 (2.38%) C++
4 1 (2.38%) Python
4 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 17 (40.48%) Active Directory
2 15 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (30.95%) Hyper-V
4 4 (9.52%) VMware Server
5 3 (7.14%) XenServer
6 2 (4.76%) XenApp
7 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) ZENworks
2 2 (4.76%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.76%) WSUS
3 1 (2.38%) BladeLogic
3 1 (2.38%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
1 20 (47.62%) VMware
2 14 (33.33%) Citrix
3 11 (26.19%) Cisco
4 7 (16.67%) Apple
5 4 (9.52%) Google
6 2 (4.76%) Atlassian
6 2 (4.76%) Zeacom
6 2 (4.76%) Symantec
6 2 (4.76%) Novell
6 2 (4.76%) Dell
7 1 (2.38%) Intel
7 1 (2.38%) BMC
7 1 (2.38%) Veeam
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