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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 115 105 146
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +41
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 28 31 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.35% 1.48% 0.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.27% 4.91% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 26 27 1
Average salary £25,500 £29,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.06% +3.57%
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
656 631 847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 31.66% 30.18% 31.56%
Number of salaries quoted 537 517 689
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £50,610
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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Watford 0 5 £25,000 -18.03% 1
Potters Bar - 5 £21,750 -
Stevenage +11 2 £26,250 -9.48%
St Albans -21 1 £17,000 -60.00%
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £31,000 - 1
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (87.27%) Windows 7
3 35 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 34 (61.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (56.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (54.55%) Active Directory
7 28 (50.91%) TCP/IP
8 27 (49.09%) VMware
9 23 (41.82%) MS Exchange
9 23 (41.82%) MS Excel
9 23 (41.82%) MS Office
10 22 (40.00%) Windows XP
11 20 (36.36%) WAN
11 20 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (32.73%) LAN
12 18 (32.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (32.73%) Exchange Server 2010
13 17 (30.91%) Exchange Server 2007
14 16 (29.09%) DNS
15 14 (25.45%) Exchange Server 2013
15 14 (25.45%) Citrix
16 13 (23.64%) VPN
16 13 (23.64%) DHCP
17 12 (21.82%) Cisco
17 12 (21.82%) Hyper-V
18 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
18 11 (20.00%) Windows Vista
19 10 (18.18%) ITIL
20 9 (16.36%) Linux
20 9 (16.36%) Incident Management

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 23 (41.82%) MS Exchange
2 18 (32.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (30.91%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (25.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (5.45%) IIS
7 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (41.82%) MS Office
1 23 (41.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Office 365
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.82%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 28 (50.91%) TCP/IP
2 20 (36.36%) WAN
3 18 (32.73%) LAN
4 16 (29.09%) DNS
5 13 (23.64%) VPN
5 13 (23.64%) DHCP
6 6 (10.91%) Firewall
7 5 (9.09%) VoIP
7 5 (9.09%) Wireless
7 5 (9.09%) VLAN
7 5 (9.09%) DMZ
8 3 (5.45%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (3.64%) SAN
9 2 (3.64%) PBX
9 2 (3.64%) ISDN
10 1 (1.82%) Broadband
10 1 (1.82%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.82%) RIP
10 1 (1.82%) Internet
10 1 (1.82%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MSI
1 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 3 (5.45%) Publishing
2 2 (3.64%) Multimedia
2 2 (3.64%) Local Government
2 2 (3.64%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (52.73%) Support Engineer
2 16 (29.09%) IT Support
3 14 (25.45%) IT Support Engineer
4 11 (20.00%) Analyst
5 8 (14.55%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (12.73%) Desktop Support
7 6 (10.91%) Support Analyst
7 6 (10.91%) Field Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Support Technician
8 4 (7.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) IT Technician
9 3 (5.45%) Help Desk Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) 1st Line Support
9 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) IT Support Technician
10 2 (3.64%) Desktop Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) Application Packaging
2 3 (5.45%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) iPhone
2 5 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 5 (9.09%) PDA
3 3 (5.45%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.82%) Wiki
4 1 (1.82%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.82%) iPad
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (87.27%) Windows 7
3 34 (61.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (56.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (40.00%) Windows XP
6 18 (32.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (20.00%) Windows Vista
8 9 (16.36%) Linux
9 8 (14.55%) Mac OS X
10 6 (10.91%) Android
11 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.82%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.18%) ITIL
2 9 (16.36%) Incident Management
3 5 (9.09%) Time Management
3 5 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 4 (7.27%) Service Management
5 3 (5.45%) IT Asset Management
6 2 (3.64%) Project Management
7 1 (1.82%) Computer Architecture
7 1 (1.82%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (1.82%) ITSM
7 1 (1.82%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (1.82%) OOP
7 1 (1.82%) OO
7 1 (1.82%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.82%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.09%) SQL
2 3 (5.45%) VB
2 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (14.55%) MCP
3 7 (12.73%) MCSA
3 7 (12.73%) MCDST
3 7 (12.73%) MCITP
4 6 (10.91%) MCTS
5 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 4 (7.27%) MCSE
7 2 (3.64%) Degree
8 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 20 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (21.82%) Hyper-V
4 8 (14.55%) vSphere
5 4 (7.27%) VMware Server
6 3 (5.45%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.64%) XenApp
7 2 (3.64%) Firmware
8 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.82%) XenServer
8 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) ZENworks
2 4 (7.27%) Backup Exec
2 4 (7.27%) SCCM
3 1 (1.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.82%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 27 (49.09%) VMware
3 14 (25.45%) Citrix
4 12 (21.82%) Cisco
5 5 (9.09%) Veeam
6 4 (7.27%) Symantec
7 3 (5.45%) Remedy
7 3 (5.45%) Apple
8 2 (3.64%) Novell
8 2 (3.64%) HP
9 1 (1.82%) Dell
9 1 (1.82%) Intel
9 1 (1.82%) BMC
9 1 (1.82%) Sage
9 1 (1.82%) Google
9 1 (1.82%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.82%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.82%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.82%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (1.82%) Zeacom
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £29,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 15 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: flexible benefits scheme
Posted: 16 days ago