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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 131 102 -
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 19 28 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.82% 1.48% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.07% 4.92% -
Number of salaries quoted 19 23 0
Average salary £28,500 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.30% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.07%
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
618 569 874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.58% 30.04% 29.02%
Number of salaries quoted 477 447 721
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £22,500 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £31,000 -
Watford -20 2 £35,750 -22.70%
Potters Bar - 2 £22,500 -
Stevenage +3 1 £26,000 -10.34%
Rickmansworth -16 1 £28,500 +11.76%
St Albans -31 1 £25,500 -40.00%
Borehamwood - 1 £30,000 -
Cheshunt - 1 £22,000 -
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (70.45%) Microsoft
3 30 (68.18%) Windows 7
4 27 (61.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (61.36%) TCP/IP
5 25 (56.82%) Active Directory
5 25 (56.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (47.73%) VMware
6 21 (47.73%) MS Excel
7 19 (43.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (38.64%) MS Exchange
8 17 (38.64%) MS Office
9 15 (34.09%) Exchange Server 2013
9 15 (34.09%) Exchange Server 2010
10 14 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2007
10 14 (31.82%) Windows XP
11 13 (29.55%) Hyper-V
12 12 (27.27%) DNS
12 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (25.00%) WAN
13 11 (25.00%) Cisco
14 10 (22.73%) ITIL
15 9 (20.45%) MCP
15 9 (20.45%) LAN
15 9 (20.45%) DHCP
16 8 (18.18%) Apple
17 7 (15.91%) MCSA
17 7 (15.91%) Windows Vista
17 7 (15.91%) MCDST

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 17 (38.64%) MS Exchange
2 15 (34.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (34.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (6.82%) IIS
5 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (47.73%) MS Excel
2 17 (38.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (61.36%) TCP/IP
2 12 (27.27%) DNS
3 11 (25.00%) WAN
4 9 (20.45%) DHCP
4 9 (20.45%) LAN
5 6 (13.64%) VPN
5 6 (13.64%) VoIP
5 6 (13.64%) Firewall
6 3 (6.82%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (4.55%) VRRP
7 2 (4.55%) xDSL
7 2 (4.55%) Internet
7 2 (4.55%) OSPF
7 2 (4.55%) PBX
7 2 (4.55%) Broadband
7 2 (4.55%) ISDN
7 2 (4.55%) Ethernet
7 2 (4.55%) RIP
8 1 (2.27%) PSTN
8 1 (2.27%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MSI
General
1 2 (4.55%) Local Government
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (59.09%) Support Engineer
2 15 (34.09%) IT Support
3 10 (22.73%) Analyst
4 9 (20.45%) IT Support Engineer
5 8 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (15.91%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (13.64%) Desktop Support
7 6 (13.64%) Support Technician
7 6 (13.64%) Support Analyst
8 5 (11.36%) Field Engineer
9 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 4 (9.09%) IT Technician
9 4 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
9 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (6.82%) Senior Analyst
11 2 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
11 2 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
11 2 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) X-Windows
1 3 (6.82%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.27%) iPhone
2 1 (2.27%) EqualLogic
2 1 (2.27%) iPad
2 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (68.18%) Windows 7
3 27 (61.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (56.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (43.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (31.82%) Windows XP
7 7 (15.91%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.27%) Android
8 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) ITIL
2 7 (15.91%) Incident Management
3 4 (9.09%) Service Management
4 3 (6.82%) Project Management
4 3 (6.82%) Asset Management
4 3 (6.82%) IT Asset Management
5 2 (4.55%) Computer Architecture
5 2 (4.55%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (4.55%) OOP
5 2 (4.55%) OO
5 2 (4.55%) PRINCE
6 1 (2.27%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (20.45%) MCP
3 7 (15.91%) MCSA
3 7 (15.91%) MCDST
3 7 (15.91%) MCTS
3 7 (15.91%) MCITP
4 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
4 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
5 4 (9.09%) MCSE
6 2 (4.55%) Degree
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (56.82%) Active Directory
2 14 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (29.55%) Hyper-V
4 7 (15.91%) vSphere
5 3 (6.82%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.55%) XenApp
6 2 (4.55%) Firmware
7 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Backup Exec
2 3 (6.82%) SCCM
2 3 (6.82%) ZENworks
3 2 (4.55%) BladeLogic
4 1 (2.27%) WSUS
4 1 (2.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 31 (70.45%) Microsoft
2 21 (47.73%) VMware
3 11 (25.00%) Cisco
4 8 (18.18%) Apple
5 5 (11.36%) Citrix
5 5 (11.36%) Veeam
6 4 (9.09%) Symantec
6 4 (9.09%) Remedy
7 2 (4.55%) BMC
7 2 (4.55%) HP
8 1 (2.27%) Dell
8 1 (2.27%) Sage
8 1 (2.27%) WatchGuard
8 1 (2.27%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.27%) Barracuda Networks
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