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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 64 63 42
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -21
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 1 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.20% 1.15% 1.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.56% 3.07% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 5
Average salary £22,000 £19,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -29.62%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
177 228 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 36.05% 37.38% 40.75%
Number of salaries quoted 105 170 98
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 29 May 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Windows XP
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) MS Office
3 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (50.00%) Publishing
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (33.33%) Office 365
6 1 (16.67%) SAN
6 1 (16.67%) HP
6 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 1 (16.67%) XenApp
6 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
6 1 (16.67%) Retail
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (16.67%) SCCM
6 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (16.67%) VMware
6 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
6 1 (16.67%) vSphere

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
General
1 3 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows XP
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
Watford
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