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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 67 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.73% 0.26% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.97% 0.75% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £26,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.45% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -1.51%
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
203 133 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 37.11% 35.09% 52.94%
Number of salaries quoted 137 95 109
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (63.64%) MCP
4 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
5 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
5 5 (45.45%) LAN
5 5 (45.45%) Firewall
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
6 4 (36.36%) Network Security
6 4 (36.36%) MCITP
6 4 (36.36%) Data Security
6 4 (36.36%) ADSL
6 4 (36.36%) MS Office
6 4 (36.36%) Ethernet
6 4 (36.36%) VPN
6 4 (36.36%) A+ Certification
7 3 (27.27%) Remedy
7 3 (27.27%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Vista
7 3 (27.27%) MCTS
8 2 (18.18%) SCCM
8 2 (18.18%) Application Packaging
8 2 (18.18%) Incident Management

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
1 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
2 5 (45.45%) LAN
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) Network Security
3 4 (36.36%) ADSL
3 4 (36.36%) Ethernet
3 4 (36.36%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) DNS
4 1 (9.09%) VoIP
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Support Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) IT Support Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) IT Support
3 3 (27.27%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Desktop Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) IT Trainer
5 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) Trainer
5 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
5 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Application Packaging
2 1 (9.09%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Vista
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Data Security
2 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
2 2 (18.18%) IT Asset Management
2 2 (18.18%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (63.64%) MCP
2 4 (36.36%) MCITP
2 4 (36.36%) A+ Certification
3 3 (27.27%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Remedy
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £30000 per annum - Full benefits
Posted: 6 days ago