The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Stevenage region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 25 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 16 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 7.08% 4.29% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.98% 20.69% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 0
Average salary £34,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 -
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -
Operating Systems Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
89 29 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 39.38% 20.71% 36.78%
Number of salaries quoted 74 6 88
Average salary £31,500 £25,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.75% -32.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows 8
Hertfordshire

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 18 April 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Stevenage

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (93.33%) MS Exchange
2 28 (93.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (86.67%) Hyper-V
3 26 (86.67%) MS Excel
3 26 (86.67%) MS Office
3 26 (86.67%) Apple
3 26 (86.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (86.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 26 (86.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (80.00%) TCP/IP
4 24 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (80.00%) VMware
5 22 (73.33%) Cisco
5 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
6 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (33.33%) Windows 7
8 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (26.67%) SLA
8 8 (26.67%) Windows XP
9 6 (20.00%) Web Design
9 6 (20.00%) Firewall
9 6 (20.00%) MCTS
9 6 (20.00%) Windows Vista
9 6 (20.00%) MCP
9 6 (20.00%) HP
10 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
11 2 (6.67%) SSL
11 2 (6.67%) WAN

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 28 (93.33%) MS Exchange
2 26 (86.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 26 (86.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 24 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 26 (86.67%) MS Excel
1 26 (86.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (6.67%) SSL
3 2 (6.67%) WAN
3 2 (6.67%) Internet
3 2 (6.67%) SAN
3 2 (6.67%) VLAN
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (6.67%) Network Security
3 2 (6.67%) iSCSI
3 2 (6.67%) NAS
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (6.67%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (6.67%) Retail
1 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Support Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (26.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (16.67%) IT Consultant
6 5 (16.67%) Consultant
6 5 (16.67%) Support Consultant
6 5 (16.67%) IT Support
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Support
7 2 (6.67%) Support Specialist
7 2 (6.67%) Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (6.67%) Smartphone
1 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (93.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (86.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 8 (26.67%) Windows XP
7 6 (20.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Web Design
2 2 (6.67%) ITIL
2 2 (6.67%) ITSM
2 2 (6.67%) Migration
2 2 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (6.67%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) VBScript
1 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (20.00%) MCTS
2 6 (20.00%) MCP
3 2 (6.67%) MCSE
3 2 (6.67%) A+ Certification
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
3 2 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (86.67%) Hyper-V
2 24 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (6.67%) Terminal Server
4 2 (6.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) WSUS
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (86.67%) Apple
2 24 (80.00%) VMware
3 22 (73.33%) Cisco
3 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (6.67%) McAfee
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix
5 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.67%) Fujitsu
5 2 (6.67%) ServiceNow
5 2 (6.67%) Becrypt
6 1 (3.33%) Capita