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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 131 122 129
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 21 25 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.90% 1.00% 0.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.64% 3.32% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 18 23 16
Average salary £24,000 £32,500 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.15% +17.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,925 £19,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £38,800 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%
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
795 752 773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 34.00% 30.07% 30.12%
Number of salaries quoted 619 622 629
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 4 May 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 4 May 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 - 7 £27,500 -
Watford +7 5 £22,000 +15.78% 1
Stevenage +6 2 £29,000 -14.70%
Potters Bar - 2 £21,750 -
St Albans - 1 £17,000 -
Borehamwood - 1 £22,000 -
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 29 (69.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
6 23 (54.76%) VMware
7 22 (52.38%) MS Office
8 21 (50.00%) MS Exchange
9 20 (47.62%) Active Directory
10 19 (45.24%) TCP/IP
11 17 (40.48%) WAN
11 17 (40.48%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (38.10%) MS Excel
13 15 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
14 14 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
14 14 (33.33%) Windows XP
14 14 (33.33%) Citrix
15 13 (30.95%) LAN
15 13 (30.95%) Cisco
15 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (30.95%) Exchange Server 2013
15 13 (30.95%) Hyper-V
16 10 (23.81%) VPN
17 9 (21.43%) Linux
17 9 (21.43%) Office 365
18 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
18 8 (19.05%) DNS
18 8 (19.05%) DHCP
18 8 (19.05%) Mac OS X
19 7 (16.67%) Apple

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 21 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (30.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (7.14%) IIS
7 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (52.38%) MS Office
2 16 (38.10%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.76%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.43%) Office 365
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.76%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 19 (45.24%) TCP/IP
2 17 (40.48%) WAN
3 13 (30.95%) LAN
4 10 (23.81%) VPN
5 8 (19.05%) DNS
5 8 (19.05%) DHCP
6 7 (16.67%) VLAN
7 5 (11.90%) Wireless
7 5 (11.90%) DMZ
8 4 (9.52%) PBX
8 4 (9.52%) ISDN
8 4 (9.52%) SAN
9 3 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
10 1 (2.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) MSI
General
1 3 (7.14%) Publishing
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) IT Support
4 6 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Desktop Support
6 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (9.52%) Field Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Support
8 2 (4.76%) Service Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Help Desk Support
8 2 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Citrix Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) Application Packaging
2 2 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) iPhone
1 5 (11.90%) PDA
1 5 (11.90%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 29 (69.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (21.43%) Linux
8 8 (19.05%) Mac OS X
9 7 (16.67%) Windows Vista
10 5 (11.90%) Android
11 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.29%) Time Management
2 4 (9.52%) ITIL
2 4 (9.52%) Incident Management
3 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
3 2 (4.76%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.38%) Line Management
4 1 (2.38%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.38%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (2.38%) Service Management
4 1 (2.38%) ITSM
4 1 (2.38%) Validation
4 1 (2.38%) Project Management
4 1 (2.38%) OOP
4 1 (2.38%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.14%) MCDST
2 3 (7.14%) MCITP
2 3 (7.14%) MCP
2 3 (7.14%) MCSA
3 2 (4.76%) MCSE
3 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) MCTS
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 20 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 17 (40.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (30.95%) Hyper-V
4 4 (9.52%) VMware Server
5 3 (7.14%) XenServer
5 3 (7.14%) vSphere
6 1 (2.38%) XenApp
6 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) ZENworks
1 4 (9.52%) SCCM
2 3 (7.14%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.38%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 23 (54.76%) VMware
3 14 (33.33%) Citrix
4 13 (30.95%) Cisco
5 7 (16.67%) Apple
6 3 (7.14%) Symantec
7 2 (4.76%) HP
7 2 (4.76%) Novell
7 2 (4.76%) Google
7 2 (4.76%) Zeacom
7 2 (4.76%) Atlassian
8 1 (2.38%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (2.38%) Veeam
8 1 (2.38%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.38%) BMC
8 1 (2.38%) Sage
8 1 (2.38%) Intel
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + shift allowance, bens
Posted: Yesterday
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ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £22,500 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: up to £30k + car + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
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