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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 109 119 107
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 30 24 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.38% 1.19% 1.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.42% 3.99% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 29 23 26
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,200 £19,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.50%
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
554 601 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.48% 29.78% 30.71%
Number of salaries quoted 448 476 502
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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
Borehamwood 0 9 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Hemel Hempstead -6 6 £25,250 -8.18% 2
Harpenden - 3 £20,500 -
Potters Bar -10 1 £30,000 +37.93%
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (84.51%) Active Directory
3 45 (63.38%) Windows 7
3 45 (63.38%) Windows Server
4 44 (61.97%) VPN
5 42 (59.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (46.48%) Windows XP
7 30 (42.25%) Cisco
7 30 (42.25%) Microsoft
8 29 (40.85%) DNS
8 29 (40.85%) DHCP
9 25 (35.21%) Hyper-V
10 24 (33.80%) TCP/IP
11 23 (32.39%) Firewall
11 23 (32.39%) Backup Exec
11 23 (32.39%) Windows 10
12 22 (30.99%) Windows Server 2012
13 21 (29.58%) MS Excel
14 20 (28.17%) Replication
15 19 (26.76%) Dell
15 19 (26.76%) Windows Server 2003
16 17 (23.94%) Symantec
16 17 (23.94%) Business Continuity
17 16 (22.54%) MS Office
18 14 (19.72%) Office 365
19 13 (18.31%) Google Apps
19 13 (18.31%) Driving Licence
19 13 (18.31%) Google
20 12 (16.90%) Wi-Fi
20 12 (16.90%) Linux

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 11 (15.49%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (9.86%) Skype for Business
4 6 (8.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (5.63%) Apache
5 4 (5.63%) IIS
5 4 (5.63%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 21 (29.58%) MS Excel
2 16 (22.54%) MS Office
3 6 (8.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (8.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.41%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.72%) Office 365
2 13 (18.31%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 44 (61.97%) VPN
2 29 (40.85%) DHCP
2 29 (40.85%) DNS
3 24 (33.80%) TCP/IP
4 23 (32.39%) Firewall
5 12 (16.90%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (14.08%) SMTP
7 8 (11.27%) Wireless
8 6 (8.45%) DMZ
8 6 (8.45%) IMAP
8 6 (8.45%) LAN
8 6 (8.45%) Skype
8 6 (8.45%) VLAN
8 6 (8.45%) WAN
9 3 (4.23%) NAS
9 3 (4.23%) SAN
10 2 (2.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.63%) MySQL
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.63%) RDBMS
2 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (4.23%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Financial Institution
2 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.41%) Advertising
3 1 (1.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (33.80%) Support Engineer
2 14 (19.72%) Desktop Support
3 13 (18.31%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (18.31%) 3rd Line Support
3 13 (18.31%) IT Manager
3 13 (18.31%) IT Support
4 12 (16.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 12 (16.90%) Senior IT Support
5 11 (15.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 11 (15.49%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 11 (15.49%) Analyst
5 11 (15.49%) Senior Support Engineer
5 11 (15.49%) Support Technician
6 10 (14.08%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 10 (14.08%) Administrator
7 9 (12.68%) Help Desk Support
7 9 (12.68%) IT Administrator
8 8 (11.27%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 8 (11.27%) 3rd Line Support Technician
8 8 (11.27%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) MAPI
2 4 (5.63%) LAMP
2 4 (5.63%) Web Services
2 4 (5.63%) XML
3 1 (1.41%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.17%) Replication
2 13 (18.31%) Driving Licence
3 7 (9.86%) iPhone
4 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.45%) Blackberry
4 6 (8.45%) PDA
5 4 (5.63%) Client/Server
5 4 (5.63%) CMDB
5 4 (5.63%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.41%) Fintech
6 1 (1.41%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (63.38%) Windows 7
2 45 (63.38%) Windows Server
3 42 (59.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (46.48%) Windows XP
5 23 (32.39%) Windows 10
6 22 (30.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (26.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (16.90%) Linux
9 8 (11.27%) Windows Mobile
10 7 (9.86%) Android
10 7 (9.86%) Windows Vista
11 6 (8.45%) Unix
12 1 (1.41%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.94%) Business Continuity
2 8 (11.27%) Asset Management
3 6 (8.45%) Incident Management
3 6 (8.45%) Software Deployment
4 5 (7.04%) ITIL
4 5 (7.04%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.63%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (5.63%) Data Transformation
5 4 (5.63%) ETL
5 4 (5.63%) ITSM
5 4 (5.63%) Project Planning
5 4 (5.63%) Service Management
5 4 (5.63%) Workflow
6 3 (4.23%) Line Management
6 3 (4.23%) Software Asset Management
7 2 (2.82%) Application Packaging
7 2 (2.82%) People Management
7 2 (2.82%) Time Management
8 1 (1.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.41%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.68%) SQL
2 4 (5.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) MCSA
1 3 (4.23%) MCSE
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) MCP
System Software
1 60 (84.51%) Active Directory
2 25 (35.21%) Hyper-V
3 7 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.23%) NFS
4 3 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (32.39%) Backup Exec
2 7 (9.86%) SCCM
3 4 (5.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (4.23%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 30 (42.25%) Cisco
1 30 (42.25%) Microsoft
2 19 (26.76%) Dell
3 17 (23.94%) Symantec
4 13 (18.31%) Google
5 11 (15.49%) Apple
5 11 (15.49%) VMware
6 8 (11.27%) Adobe
7 6 (8.45%) Citrix
7 6 (8.45%) Draytek
7 6 (8.45%) Oracle
8 4 (5.63%) Altiris
8 4 (5.63%) FrontRange
8 4 (5.63%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (5.63%) Spiceworks
9 3 (4.23%) Novell
9 3 (4.23%) Veeam
10 2 (2.82%) HP
11 1 (1.41%) Avaya
11 1 (1.41%) SAP
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + shift allowance, bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire
System Sense
Salary: £25k - £28k + bonus - £34k OTE + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago