The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 132 113 154
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +41
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 11 20 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.44% 0.95% 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.64% 2.92% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 1
Average salary £33,925 £32,500 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.38% -36.27%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £32,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year
-10.76% -22.15%
Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
672 684 888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 27.09% 32.43% 33.46%
Number of salaries quoted 554 508 677
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,475 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,950 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
Windows 8
East of England

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
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 29 July 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
Stevenage +4 8 £34,350 -10.77% 2
Hemel Hempstead -11 1 £33,000 +9.09%
Watford - 1 £30,000 -
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (89.19%) MS Exchange
3 32 (86.49%) MS Office
3 32 (86.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (86.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (81.08%) Microsoft
5 29 (78.38%) TCP/IP
5 29 (78.38%) MS Excel
5 29 (78.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 26 (70.27%) Hyper-V
6 26 (70.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 26 (70.27%) VMware
7 25 (67.57%) Apple
7 25 (67.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (67.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 24 (64.86%) Exchange Server 2007
9 23 (62.16%) Cisco
10 7 (18.92%) Firewall
10 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
11 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (16.22%) MCP
12 5 (13.51%) Data Security
12 5 (13.51%) A+ Certification
12 5 (13.51%) VPN
12 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
12 5 (13.51%) MCITP
13 4 (10.81%) SCCM
13 4 (10.81%) Windows Vista
13 4 (10.81%) Network Security
13 4 (10.81%) LAN

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 33 (89.19%) MS Exchange
2 29 (78.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (70.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (64.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.70%) IIS
5 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.70%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 32 (86.49%) MS Office
2 29 (78.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (78.38%) TCP/IP
2 7 (18.92%) Firewall
3 5 (13.51%) VPN
4 4 (10.81%) ADSL
4 4 (10.81%) LAN
4 4 (10.81%) Ethernet
4 4 (10.81%) Network Security
5 2 (5.41%) WAN
5 2 (5.41%) VLAN
6 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.70%) NAS
6 1 (2.70%) PBX
6 1 (2.70%) ISDN
6 1 (2.70%) SAN
6 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (64.86%) Support Engineer
2 12 (32.43%) 3rd Line Support
2 12 (32.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (32.43%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 11 (29.73%) IT Support
4 6 (16.22%) Support Consultant
4 6 (16.22%) IT Consultant
4 6 (16.22%) Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (8.11%) Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Desktop Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.70%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.70%) Clustering
2 1 (2.70%) PKI
2 1 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (86.49%) Windows Server 2008
2 32 (86.49%) Windows Server 2012
3 25 (67.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Vista
6 3 (8.11%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.51%) Data Security
2 2 (5.41%) Workflow
2 2 (5.41%) ITIL
3 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
3 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.70%) ITSM
3 1 (2.70%) Web Design
3 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
3 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
3 1 (2.70%) Time Management
3 1 (2.70%) Data Protection
3 1 (2.70%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (2.70%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
1 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (16.22%) MCP
2 5 (13.51%) A+ Certification
2 5 (13.51%) MCITP
3 2 (5.41%) Degree
3 2 (5.41%) MCTS
4 1 (2.70%) CCNA
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.70%) VCP4
4 1 (2.70%) VCP5
4 1 (2.70%) IBM Certification
4 1 (2.70%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (70.27%) Hyper-V
2 25 (67.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.70%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) SCCM
2 2 (5.41%) SCOM
3 1 (2.70%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.70%) WMI
3 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (81.08%) Microsoft
2 26 (70.27%) VMware
3 25 (67.57%) Apple
4 23 (62.16%) Cisco
5 2 (5.41%) McAfee
6 1 (2.70%) Sophos
6 1 (2.70%) Symantec
6 1 (2.70%) IBM
6 1 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) Lotus
6 1 (2.70%) Kaspersky
6 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow
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