The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 71 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 1 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.19% 1.23% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.54% 3.88% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £42,500 £34,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
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 Watford region.

Operating Systems Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
186 129 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 35.56% 31.70% 36.38%
Number of salaries quoted 133 96 113
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 January 2015, 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
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
4 4 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (50.00%) vSphere
4 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (50.00%) MCTS
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (50.00%) MCP
4 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (50.00%) Remedy
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
5 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
5 3 (37.50%) X-Windows
5 3 (37.50%) Service Management
5 3 (37.50%) Firewall
5 3 (37.50%) LAN
5 3 (37.50%) VoIP
5 3 (37.50%) WAN
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) SLA

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) VoIP
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) IT Support
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
1 3 (37.50%) Service Management
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) IT Asset Management
1 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) MCTS
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (50.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) vSphere
3 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (12.50%) XenApp
4 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Remedy
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
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