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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 72 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.19% 0.27% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.51% 0.72% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £27,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -7.14%
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
197 138 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 37.17% 37.50% 50.68%
Number of salaries quoted 131 95 99
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 29 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 August 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%) MCP
2 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) Data Security
3 4 (50.00%) A+ Certification
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
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%) MCITP
3 4 (50.00%) Network Security
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
4 2 (25.00%) SCCM
4 2 (25.00%) Workflow
5 1 (12.50%) Remedy
5 1 (12.50%) MCTS
5 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 4 (50.00%) ADSL
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (50.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Support Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) IT Support
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Desktop Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Trainer
4 1 (12.50%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Data Security
2 2 (25.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) MCP
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 4 (50.00%) MCITP
3 1 (12.50%) MCTS
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Remedy