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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 141 132 115
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -17
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 16 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.66% 0.49% 0.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.22% 1.81% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 17
Average salary £28,500 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.92% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £33,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £29,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
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
722 662 689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 29.98% 26.76% 32.47%
Number of salaries quoted 546 547 510
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Borehamwood - 5 - -
Hemel Hempstead -3 3 £24,000 -27.27%
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £47,750 -
Watford +2 1 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Hertford - 1 £27,500 -
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (64.86%) Windows 7
3 19 (51.35%) MS Office
4 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (45.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (40.54%) Active Directory
7 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
8 12 (32.43%) TCP/IP
8 12 (32.43%) Windows XP
9 11 (29.73%) MS Exchange
9 11 (29.73%) Citrix
9 11 (29.73%) VMware
10 10 (27.03%) WAN
10 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
11 9 (24.32%) Hyper-V
12 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (21.62%) SQL
12 8 (21.62%) LAN
13 7 (18.92%) DNS
13 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
14 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (16.22%) Windows Vista
14 6 (16.22%) Apple
14 6 (16.22%) DHCP
14 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2013
15 5 (13.51%) Cisco
15 5 (13.51%) Mac OS X
15 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2003
15 5 (13.51%) Wi-Fi

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (29.73%) MS Exchange
2 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.41%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (51.35%) MS Office
2 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.41%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (13.51%) Office 365
3 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) TCP/IP
2 10 (27.03%) WAN
3 8 (21.62%) LAN
4 7 (18.92%) DNS
5 6 (16.22%) DHCP
6 5 (13.51%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (10.81%) VLAN
7 4 (10.81%) VPN
8 3 (8.11%) VoIP
8 3 (8.11%) SAN
9 2 (5.41%) DMZ
9 2 (5.41%) MPLS
9 2 (5.41%) Firewall
9 2 (5.41%) Wireless
9 2 (5.41%) ISDN
9 2 (5.41%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) GCC
2 1 (2.70%) MSI
2 1 (2.70%) Xcode
General
1 3 (8.11%) Publishing
2 1 (2.70%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Support Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Developer
3 6 (16.22%) IT Support
4 5 (13.51%) IT Support Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Field Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (8.11%) Desktop Support
6 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Android Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Citrix Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Desktop Support
7 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Help Desk Support
8 1 (2.70%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) iOS SDK
2 2 (5.41%) Android SDK
2 2 (5.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) iPad
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) Wiki
3 2 (5.41%) iPhone
3 2 (5.41%) EqualLogic
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.41%) PDA
4 1 (2.70%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (64.86%) Windows 7
3 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (45.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (32.43%) Windows XP
6 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (16.22%) Windows Vista
8 5 (13.51%) Android
8 5 (13.51%) Mac OS X
9 4 (10.81%) Linux
9 4 (10.81%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.70%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.81%) OOP
2 3 (8.11%) Automated Testing
2 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
2 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (8.11%) Time Management
2 3 (8.11%) iOS Development
2 3 (8.11%) Mobile Development
3 2 (5.41%) ITIL
3 2 (5.41%) Android Development
3 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.70%) Service Management
4 1 (2.70%) Validation
4 1 (2.70%) OO
4 1 (2.70%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.70%) Line Management
4 1 (2.70%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (2.70%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) Java
2 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) C
3 1 (2.70%) C++
3 1 (2.70%) VB
3 1 (2.70%) Python
3 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 15 (40.54%) Active Directory
2 9 (24.32%) Hyper-V
3 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.11%) XenServer
5 2 (5.41%) XenApp
6 1 (2.70%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Backup Exec
1 2 (5.41%) WSUS
2 1 (2.70%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) NetVault Backup
2 1 (2.70%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 11 (29.73%) Citrix
2 11 (29.73%) VMware
3 6 (16.22%) Apple
4 5 (13.51%) Cisco
5 4 (10.81%) Google
6 3 (8.11%) Dell
7 2 (5.41%) Symantec
7 2 (5.41%) Atlassian
7 2 (5.41%) Zeacom
8 1 (2.70%) Veeam
8 1 (2.70%) Toshiba
8 1 (2.70%) BMC
8 1 (2.70%) Intel
8 1 (2.70%) HP
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