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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 117 120 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 27 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.14% 0.55% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.02% 1.88% -
Number of salaries quoted 24 8 0
Average salary £25,250 £30,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-8.19% -3.17%
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
671 585 957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 28.38% 29.50% 30.76%
Number of salaries quoted 535 452 772
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Watford -8 7 £27,500 -
Stevenage +5 4 £34,750 -9.74%
Potters Bar - 4 £22,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £25,000 -
St Albans - 2 £25,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £30,000 - 1
Hertford - 2 £18,250 -
Hitchin - 1 £17,000 -
Letchworth - 1 £17,000 - 1
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (73.68%) TCP/IP
2 28 (73.68%) Microsoft
3 23 (60.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (57.89%) Windows 7
4 22 (57.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (50.00%) VMware
6 18 (47.37%) Active Directory
6 18 (47.37%) MS Exchange
6 18 (47.37%) MS Excel
6 18 (47.37%) MS Office
7 17 (44.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2010
9 15 (39.47%) Hyper-V
9 15 (39.47%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2007
10 14 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2013
11 11 (28.95%) DNS
11 11 (28.95%) Cisco
12 10 (26.32%) Windows XP
12 10 (26.32%) Apple
13 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (21.05%) LAN
13 8 (21.05%) WAN
13 8 (21.05%) DHCP
14 7 (18.42%) ITIL
14 7 (18.42%) MCP
14 7 (18.42%) Windows Vista
15 6 (15.79%) Firewall
15 6 (15.79%) MCTS

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 18 (47.37%) MS Exchange
2 16 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.63%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.63%) IIS
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (47.37%) MS Excel
1 18 (47.37%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (73.68%) TCP/IP
2 11 (28.95%) DNS
3 8 (21.05%) LAN
3 8 (21.05%) WAN
3 8 (21.05%) DHCP
4 6 (15.79%) Firewall
4 6 (15.79%) VoIP
5 3 (7.89%) Internet
5 3 (7.89%) Ethernet
5 3 (7.89%) VPN
5 3 (7.89%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (5.26%) xDSL
6 2 (5.26%) RIP
6 2 (5.26%) Broadband
6 2 (5.26%) OSPF
6 2 (5.26%) VRRP
7 1 (2.63%) SAN
7 1 (2.63%) RTP
7 1 (2.63%) 802.11
7 1 (2.63%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MSI
General
1 2 (5.26%) Local Government
2 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Support Engineer
2 17 (44.74%) IT Support
3 10 (26.32%) IT Support Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (21.05%) Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) Support Analyst
6 5 (13.16%) Support Technician
7 4 (10.53%) IT Support Technician
7 4 (10.53%) IT Technician
8 3 (7.89%) Desktop Support
8 3 (7.89%) Field Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (5.26%) Support Consultant
9 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) X-Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) CCTV
3 1 (2.63%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.63%) iPad
3 1 (2.63%) iPhone
3 1 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (60.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (57.89%) Windows 7
3 22 (57.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (44.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (26.32%) Windows XP
6 7 (18.42%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Phone
7 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) ITIL
2 5 (13.16%) Incident Management
3 3 (7.89%) IT Asset Management
3 3 (7.89%) Asset Management
3 3 (7.89%) Service Management
4 2 (5.26%) Computer Architecture
4 2 (5.26%) Data Security
4 2 (5.26%) OOP
4 2 (5.26%) OO
4 2 (5.26%) Project Management
4 2 (5.26%) PRINCE
4 2 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.63%) Time Management
5 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) SQL
1 2 (5.26%) VB
2 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (18.42%) MCP
3 6 (15.79%) MCTS
4 4 (10.53%) MCITP
5 3 (7.89%) Degree
6 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.26%) MCDST
6 2 (5.26%) MCSA
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.63%) VCP5
7 1 (2.63%) VCP4
7 1 (2.63%) A+ Certification
7 1 (2.63%) IBM Certification
7 1 (2.63%) CCNA
7 1 (2.63%) MCSE
7 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 15 (39.47%) Hyper-V
2 15 (39.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.16%) vSphere
4 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.26%) Firmware
6 1 (2.63%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) SCCM
2 2 (5.26%) BladeLogic
3 1 (2.63%) ZENworks
3 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.63%) SCOM
3 1 (2.63%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 19 (50.00%) VMware
3 11 (28.95%) Cisco
4 10 (26.32%) Apple
5 4 (10.53%) Remedy
6 3 (7.89%) Veeam
7 2 (5.26%) Citrix
7 2 (5.26%) BMC
8 1 (2.63%) Lotus
8 1 (2.63%) Dell
8 1 (2.63%) Sophos
8 1 (2.63%) Symantec
8 1 (2.63%) IBM
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