The first table below looks at the demand for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Watford region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 76 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.17% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.48% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £32,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-10.76% -25.28%
Operating Systems Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
210 121 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 35.84% 37.81% 53.89%
Number of salaries quoted 140 83 100
Average salary £40,250 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows 8
Hertfordshire

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Watford

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (50.00%) MCITP
3 4 (50.00%) Network Security
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (50.00%) A+ Certification
3 4 (50.00%) MS Office
3 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (50.00%) ADSL
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (50.00%) MCP
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) Data Security
4 3 (37.50%) SCCM
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Vista
5 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
5 2 (25.00%) Workflow
6 1 (12.50%) SLA
6 1 (12.50%) DCOM
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) VBScript
6 1 (12.50%) IIS

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) ADSL
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
1 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) IT Support
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Desktop Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Trainer
3 1 (12.50%) Trainer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Support
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (12.50%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) PKI
1 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Vista
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Data Security
2 2 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VBScript
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) MCP
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (50.00%) A+ Certification
1 4 (50.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) WMI
2 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft