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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 132 125 118
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 18 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.74% 0.68% 0.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.75% 2.41% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 11
Average salary £27,500 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.91% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £17,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £36,000 £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
654 665 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.89% 28.47% 29.94%
Number of salaries quoted 531 535 460
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 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 2 September 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 September 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 - 6 - -
Watford -1 3 £25,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £21,500 -
Hertford +10 1 £27,500 +57.14%
Welwyn Garden City -2 1 £67,500 +170.00%
Stevenage -5 1 £27,500 -18.93% 1
Harpenden - 1 £60,000 - 1
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) MS Office
3 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (39.29%) Windows 7
4 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
5 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
6 9 (32.14%) Windows XP
6 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
6 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (28.57%) SQL
8 6 (21.43%) WAN
8 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (21.43%) iPad
9 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
9 5 (17.86%) DNS
9 5 (17.86%) VMware
10 4 (14.29%) Google
10 4 (14.29%) Firewall
10 4 (14.29%) Windows Vista
10 4 (14.29%) Cisco
10 4 (14.29%) Citrix
10 4 (14.29%) LAN
10 4 (14.29%) OOP
11 3 (10.71%) VoIP
11 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
11 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
11 3 (10.71%) ITIL
11 3 (10.71%) Apple

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.57%) Lync
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (50.00%) MS Office
2 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.57%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.71%) Office 365
3 2 (7.14%) Google Apps
4 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
2 6 (21.43%) WAN
3 5 (17.86%) DNS
4 4 (14.29%) Firewall
4 4 (14.29%) LAN
5 3 (10.71%) VoIP
5 3 (10.71%) VPN
5 3 (10.71%) DHCP
6 2 (7.14%) MPLS
6 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (7.14%) ISDN
6 2 (7.14%) PBX
7 1 (3.57%) SMTP
7 1 (3.57%) Wireless
7 1 (3.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MSI
1 1 (3.57%) Xcode
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
1 1 (3.57%) GCC
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) IT Support
5 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
7 2 (7.14%) Android Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Windows 8 Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Junior
8 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Server Support
8 1 (3.57%) Support Specialist
8 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) iOS SDK
2 2 (7.14%) Android SDK
2 2 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) iPad
2 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) EqualLogic
4 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.57%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (3.57%) CMDB
4 1 (3.57%) Wiki
4 1 (3.57%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (39.29%) Windows 7
4 9 (32.14%) Windows XP
4 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Vista
6 3 (10.71%) Android
6 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
7 2 (7.14%) Mac OS X
7 2 (7.14%) Linux
8 1 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (3.57%) uClinux
8 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) OOP
2 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
2 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
2 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL
2 3 (10.71%) iOS Development
2 3 (10.71%) Mobile Development
3 2 (7.14%) Line Management
3 2 (7.14%) Android Development
3 2 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.57%) ITSM
4 1 (3.57%) Workflow
4 1 (3.57%) Validation
4 1 (3.57%) OO
4 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.57%) ETL
4 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) PHP
3 1 (3.57%) C
3 1 (3.57%) C++
3 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.57%) VB
3 1 (3.57%) VBA
3 1 (3.57%) Python
3 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
3 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) BC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) MCP
2 1 (3.57%) MCSE
2 1 (3.57%) MCSA
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.14%) XenApp
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) WSUS
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) NetVault Backup
2 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.57%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) VMware
3 4 (14.29%) Google
3 4 (14.29%) Citrix
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco
4 3 (10.71%) Dell
4 3 (10.71%) Apple
5 1 (3.57%) Toshiba
5 1 (3.57%) Altiris
5 1 (3.57%) FrontRange
5 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.57%) Veeam
5 1 (3.57%) Zeacom
5 1 (3.57%) Intel
5 1 (3.57%) BMC
5 1 (3.57%) Adobe
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle
5 1 (3.57%) PeopleSoft
Harpenden
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £55,000 to £65,000 + Bonus and bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
SCC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago