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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 114 118 120
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 20 31 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.99% 1.30% 1.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.12% 4.95% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 19 25 21
Median salary £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £21,000 £17,100
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £59,000 £35,670
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £28,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -
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
485 626 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.06% 26.20% 29.77%
Number of salaries quoted 414 532 544
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,530 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+0.08% +4.16%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead -2 4 £30,000 +57.89% 1
Rickmansworth - 4 £35,000 -
Hertford -5 3 £22,500 -18.18%
Stevenage +4 2 £20,000 -27.27%
Borehamwood +1 2 £24,750 -8.33%
Watford -2 1 £27,500 +10.00% 1
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (80.77%) Windows 7
3 26 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 23 (44.23%) Microsoft
5 22 (42.31%) Windows 10
6 20 (38.46%) MS Excel
6 20 (38.46%) MS Office
7 18 (34.62%) Windows XP
7 18 (34.62%) VPN
8 17 (32.69%) TCP/IP
8 17 (32.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (32.69%) Windows Server
9 16 (30.77%) iPhone
9 16 (30.77%) Blackberry
10 15 (28.85%) ITIL
11 14 (26.92%) Cisco
11 14 (26.92%) Apple
12 13 (25.00%) DNS
12 13 (25.00%) DHCP
12 13 (25.00%) MS Exchange
12 13 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (21.15%) Hyper-V
13 11 (21.15%) Exchange Server 2013
13 11 (21.15%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (21.15%) Mathematics
13 11 (21.15%) Exchange Server 2007
14 10 (19.23%) Android
15 9 (17.31%) Replication
15 9 (17.31%) Backup Exec
15 9 (17.31%) SQL Server

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (21.15%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (21.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (21.15%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (13.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (11.54%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.92%) Drupal
Applications
1 20 (38.46%) MS Excel
1 20 (38.46%) MS Office
2 6 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (11.54%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 18 (34.62%) VPN
2 17 (32.69%) TCP/IP
3 13 (25.00%) DHCP
3 13 (25.00%) DNS
4 7 (13.46%) DMZ
4 7 (13.46%) Firewall
4 7 (13.46%) IMAP
4 7 (13.46%) NAS
4 7 (13.46%) SAN
4 7 (13.46%) SMTP
4 7 (13.46%) VLAN
4 7 (13.46%) Wireless
5 6 (11.54%) Skype
5 6 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (5.77%) Broadband
7 2 (3.85%) Intranet
8 1 (1.92%) LAN
8 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (1.92%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (42.31%) Support Engineer
2 16 (30.77%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 13 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 11 (21.15%) IT Support
5 10 (19.23%) Desktop Support
6 9 (17.31%) Analyst
6 9 (17.31%) IT Engineer
6 9 (17.31%) Support Analyst
7 8 (15.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 8 (15.38%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 8 (15.38%) IT Support Engineer
7 8 (15.38%) Team Leader
8 7 (13.46%) Senior IT Engineer
8 7 (13.46%) Senior IT Support
8 7 (13.46%) Senior Support Engineer
8 7 (13.46%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 6 (11.54%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
9 6 (11.54%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (11.54%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) MAPI
2 5 (9.62%) CSS
2 5 (9.62%) HTML
3 4 (7.69%) HTML5
3 4 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.77%) Blackberry
1 16 (30.77%) iPhone
2 11 (21.15%) Mathematics
3 9 (17.31%) iPad
3 9 (17.31%) Replication
4 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (13.46%) PDA
5 6 (11.54%) Driving Licence
6 2 (3.85%) e-Learning
6 2 (3.85%) Fat Client
6 2 (3.85%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (80.77%) Windows 7
3 22 (42.31%) Windows 10
4 18 (34.62%) Windows XP
5 17 (32.69%) Windows Server
5 17 (32.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (19.23%) Android
8 9 (17.31%) Windows Vista
9 7 (13.46%) Linux
9 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (5.77%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) ITIL
2 6 (11.54%) Change Management
2 6 (11.54%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 6 (11.54%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 2 (3.85%) Business Continuity
3 2 (3.85%) Data Protection
3 2 (3.85%) Process Improvement
3 2 (3.85%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (1.92%) CRM
4 1 (1.92%) E-Commerce
4 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) SQL
2 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (21.15%) Hyper-V
3 7 (13.46%) NFS
4 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.85%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.92%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 23 (44.23%) Microsoft
2 14 (26.92%) Apple
2 14 (26.92%) Cisco
3 9 (17.31%) Citrix
4 7 (13.46%) Draytek
4 7 (13.46%) Veeam
5 3 (5.77%) VMware
6 2 (3.85%) Dell
6 2 (3.85%) Symantec
7 1 (1.92%) Google
7 1 (1.92%) Novell
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