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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 115 103 157
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +54
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 21 27 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.03% 1.41% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.61% 4.68% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 21 22 0
Average salary £27,500 £31,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.69% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
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
582 577 832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 28.60% 30.07% 30.12%
Number of salaries quoted 457 471 667
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £52,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Hemel Hempstead - 12 £27,500 - 1
Potters Bar - 3 £21,750 -
Stevenage +10 2 £26,250 -9.48%
Watford -17 1 £42,500 +25.00% 3
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £31,000 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £28,500 -
Borehamwood - 1 £30,000 -
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (85.42%) Windows 7
3 32 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 28 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (56.25%) Active Directory
6 26 (54.17%) TCP/IP
6 26 (54.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (45.83%) VMware
7 22 (45.83%) MS Excel
8 17 (35.42%) MS Office
8 17 (35.42%) Windows XP
9 16 (33.33%) MS Exchange
9 16 (33.33%) WAN
9 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (31.25%) DNS
11 14 (29.17%) LAN
11 14 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2007
12 12 (25.00%) DHCP
12 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 12 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
13 11 (22.92%) VPN
13 11 (22.92%) Cisco
14 10 (20.83%) ITIL
14 10 (20.83%) Windows Vista
15 9 (18.75%) Hyper-V
15 9 (18.75%) MCP
16 8 (16.67%) Citrix
16 8 (16.67%) Incident Management

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 16 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 14 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (6.25%) IIS
5 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (45.83%) MS Excel
2 17 (35.42%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Office 365
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (54.17%) TCP/IP
2 16 (33.33%) WAN
3 15 (31.25%) DNS
4 14 (29.17%) LAN
5 12 (25.00%) DHCP
6 11 (22.92%) VPN
7 6 (12.50%) VoIP
7 6 (12.50%) Firewall
8 3 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (6.25%) Wireless
8 3 (6.25%) VLAN
8 3 (6.25%) DMZ
9 2 (4.17%) xDSL
9 2 (4.17%) VRRP
9 2 (4.17%) OSPF
9 2 (4.17%) Internet
9 2 (4.17%) PBX
9 2 (4.17%) Ethernet
9 2 (4.17%) RIP
9 2 (4.17%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MSI
General
1 2 (4.17%) Local Government
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (54.17%) Support Engineer
2 15 (31.25%) IT Support
3 12 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 12 (25.00%) Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (12.50%) Support Technician
5 6 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (12.50%) Desktop Support
6 5 (10.42%) Field Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) IT Technician
7 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) IT Support Technician
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Technical Support
9 2 (4.17%) Technical Support
9 2 (4.17%) Help Desk Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) Application Packaging
2 3 (6.25%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) iPhone
1 4 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (6.25%) PDA
2 3 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.08%) CCTV
3 1 (2.08%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.08%) iPad
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (85.42%) Windows 7
3 28 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (54.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (35.42%) Windows XP
6 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (20.83%) Windows Vista
8 6 (12.50%) Linux
9 4 (8.33%) Mac OS X
9 4 (8.33%) Android
10 1 (2.08%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) ITIL
2 8 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 4 (8.33%) Service Management
3 4 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 3 (6.25%) Time Management
4 3 (6.25%) Project Management
4 3 (6.25%) IT Asset Management
5 2 (4.17%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (4.17%) Computer Architecture
5 2 (4.17%) PRINCE
5 2 (4.17%) OOP
5 2 (4.17%) OO
6 1 (2.08%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) SQL
1 4 (8.33%) VB
2 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (18.75%) MCP
3 7 (14.58%) MCDST
3 7 (14.58%) MCTS
3 7 (14.58%) MCITP
3 7 (14.58%) MCSA
4 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
4 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
5 4 (8.33%) MCSE
6 2 (4.17%) Degree
7 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 16 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (18.75%) Hyper-V
4 7 (14.58%) vSphere
5 3 (6.25%) VMware Server
5 3 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.17%) Firmware
6 2 (4.17%) XenApp
7 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) SCCM
1 5 (10.42%) ZENworks
2 4 (8.33%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.17%) BladeLogic
4 1 (2.08%) WSUS
4 1 (2.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 32 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 22 (45.83%) VMware
3 11 (22.92%) Cisco
4 8 (16.67%) Citrix
5 5 (10.42%) Veeam
6 4 (8.33%) Symantec
6 4 (8.33%) Remedy
7 2 (4.17%) Apple
7 2 (4.17%) BMC
7 2 (4.17%) Novell
7 2 (4.17%) HP
8 1 (2.08%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (2.08%) WatchGuard
8 1 (2.08%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.08%) Dell
8 1 (2.08%) Intel
8 1 (2.08%) Sage
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