The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 25 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 8 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 4.62% 3.92% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.70% 10.71% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 0
Average salary £34,350 £38,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.77% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
Windows 8
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stevenage region.

Operating Systems Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
63 56 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 36.42% 36.60% 28.73%
Number of salaries quoted 54 42 46
Average salary £29,000 £31,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.45% -6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £16,000 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Stevenage region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Stevenage region.

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Stevenage

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Stevenage

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Stevenage region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Stevenage

Windows 8
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) TCP/IP
2 14 (93.33%) MS Exchange
2 14 (93.33%) VMware
2 14 (93.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (93.33%) Hyper-V
2 14 (93.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (86.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (86.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (86.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (86.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (86.67%) Cisco
3 13 (86.67%) Apple
3 13 (86.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (86.67%) MS Office
4 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (80.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (6.67%) CCTV
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
5 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.67%) ISDN
5 1 (6.67%) PBX
5 1 (6.67%) WAN

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 14 (93.33%) MS Exchange
2 13 (86.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 13 (86.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (86.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (86.67%) MS Office
2 12 (80.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) ISDN
2 1 (6.67%) PBX
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Support Engineer
2 10 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (66.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 8 (53.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (20.00%) IT Support
5 1 (6.67%) Hardware Technician
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Support Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Support Technician
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (93.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (86.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) Hyper-V
2 13 (86.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) VMware
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 13 (86.67%) Apple
3 12 (80.00%) Microsoft