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 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 Watford region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 64 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 9 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.55% 1.13% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.88% 2.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 0
Average salary £27,000 £27,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 -
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -
Operating Systems Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
232 150 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 39.86% 42.49% 46.72%
Number of salaries quoted 192 125 107
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Watford region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Watford

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (60.00%) MCITP
4 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
4 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
5 6 (40.00%) MCSE
5 6 (40.00%) Lync
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (33.33%) SCCM
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (33.33%) MS Office
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Vista
7 4 (26.67%) Firewall
7 4 (26.67%) Migration
7 4 (26.67%) VPN
7 4 (26.67%) A+ Certification
8 3 (20.00%) SLA
8 3 (20.00%) SQL
8 3 (20.00%) MCP
8 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
8 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
8 3 (20.00%) ADSL
8 3 (20.00%) LAN
8 3 (20.00%) Data Security
8 3 (20.00%) SCOM
8 3 (20.00%) Network Security
8 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (40.00%) Lync
2 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (13.33%) IIS
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
1 4 (26.67%) VPN
2 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (20.00%) ADSL
2 3 (20.00%) LAN
2 3 (20.00%) Network Security
3 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
3 2 (13.33%) VoIP
4 1 (6.67%) DNS
4 1 (6.67%) SSL
4 1 (6.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) IT Support
3 2 (13.33%) SCCM Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Desktop Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Support
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Application Packaging
1 2 (13.33%) DCOM
2 1 (6.67%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
1 2 (13.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Data Security
3 2 (13.33%) Software Distribution
3 2 (13.33%) Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (60.00%) MCITP
2 6 (40.00%) MCSE
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 4 (26.67%) A+ Certification
4 3 (20.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) SCCM
2 3 (20.00%) SCOM
3 2 (13.33%) WSUS
3 2 (13.33%) WMI
4 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
4 1 (6.67%) SCVMM
4 1 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (6.67%) SCDPM
4 1 (6.67%) SCOrch
4 1 (6.67%) SCSM
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
2 2 (13.33%) Avaya
3 1 (6.67%) Juniper
3 1 (6.67%) Dell
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Symantec
3 1 (6.67%) McAfee
3 1 (6.67%) SonicWALL
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago