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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 134 138 124
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 10 16 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.44% 0.63% 0.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.38% 2.20% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 22
Average salary £29,000 £33,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.43% +19.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
726 728 749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.22% 28.61% 31.12%
Number of salaries quoted 525 602 579
Average salary £40,000 £37,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.38% -0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +11 2 £29,000 -14.70% 1
Hemel Hempstead -23 2 £36,250 +9.84%
Watford +4 1 £22,000 +15.78% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £28,000 - 1
Borehamwood - 1 £22,000 -
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 27 (67.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (65.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (57.50%) MS Office
6 22 (55.00%) VMware
7 21 (52.50%) MS Exchange
7 21 (52.50%) Microsoft
8 18 (45.00%) TCP/IP
9 17 (42.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (40.00%) WAN
10 16 (40.00%) Active Directory
10 16 (40.00%) MS Excel
11 15 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2007
13 13 (32.50%) Hyper-V
13 13 (32.50%) Windows XP
13 13 (32.50%) Citrix
13 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (32.50%) Exchange Server 2013
14 12 (30.00%) LAN
15 11 (27.50%) Cisco
16 9 (22.50%) Linux
16 9 (22.50%) Office 365
17 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
17 8 (20.00%) Windows Vista
17 8 (20.00%) DHCP
17 8 (20.00%) VPN
17 8 (20.00%) DNS
17 8 (20.00%) Mac OS X

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 21 (52.50%) MS Exchange
2 15 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (32.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (7.50%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (57.50%) MS Office
2 16 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.00%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) Office 365
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.00%) Google Apps
3 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (45.00%) TCP/IP
2 16 (40.00%) WAN
3 12 (30.00%) LAN
4 8 (20.00%) DHCP
4 8 (20.00%) VPN
4 8 (20.00%) DNS
5 7 (17.50%) VLAN
6 5 (12.50%) DMZ
6 5 (12.50%) Wireless
7 4 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (10.00%) PBX
7 4 (10.00%) ISDN
7 4 (10.00%) SAN
8 1 (2.50%) VoIP
8 1 (2.50%) Firewall
8 1 (2.50%) MPLS
8 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) Xcode
2 1 (2.50%) MSI
General
1 3 (7.50%) Publishing
2 2 (5.00%) Multimedia
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Support Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) IT Support
4 4 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Field Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.50%) Desktop Support
5 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Desktop Support
6 2 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.50%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) Application Packaging
1 2 (5.00%) iOS SDK
1 2 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 5 (12.50%) iPhone
1 5 (12.50%) PDA
2 2 (5.00%) Wiki
2 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 27 (67.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (65.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (32.50%) Windows XP
5 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (22.50%) Linux
7 8 (20.00%) Windows Vista
7 8 (20.00%) Mac OS X
8 7 (17.50%) Android
9 3 (7.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) Time Management
2 3 (7.50%) ITIL
2 3 (7.50%) OOP
3 2 (5.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (5.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (5.00%) iOS Development
3 2 (5.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (2.50%) Line Management
4 1 (2.50%) Android Development
4 1 (2.50%) OO
4 1 (2.50%) Service Management
4 1 (2.50%) Validation
4 1 (2.50%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (2.50%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) VB
3 1 (2.50%) Java
3 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) MCSA
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.50%) BC Cleared
1 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
1 1 (2.50%) MCDST
1 1 (2.50%) MCTS
1 1 (2.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 17 (42.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (32.50%) Hyper-V
4 4 (10.00%) VMware Server
5 3 (7.50%) XenServer
5 3 (7.50%) vSphere
6 2 (5.00%) XenApp
7 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) SCCM
2 3 (7.50%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.00%) ZENworks
4 1 (2.50%) WSUS
4 1 (2.50%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) VMware
2 21 (52.50%) Microsoft
3 13 (32.50%) Citrix
4 11 (27.50%) Cisco
5 8 (20.00%) Apple
6 3 (7.50%) Symantec
6 3 (7.50%) Google
7 2 (5.00%) Atlassian
7 2 (5.00%) Veeam
7 2 (5.00%) Zeacom
7 2 (5.00%) Novell
8 1 (2.50%) BMC
8 1 (2.50%) HP
8 1 (2.50%) Dell
8 1 (2.50%) Intel
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