The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Windows 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 109 152
Rank change year-on-year -6 +43  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 31 35 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.50% 1.53% 0.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.57% 6.82% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 31 31 10
Median salary £25,000 £26,500 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.66% -7.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year -5.66% -3.63%  

Windows 8 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 557 513 844
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 26.92% 22.45% 29.30%
Number of salaries quoted 471 411 606
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Hertfordshire

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Windows 8 in Hertfordshire

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows 8 in Hertfordshire

Windows 8
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hatfield +7 15 £25,000 -5.66%
Watford -10 6 £22,500 -13.46%
Borehamwood -16 3 £32,500 -
St Albans - 2 £47,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £25,250 -
Kings Langley - 1 £35,000 -
Windows 8
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (86.54%) Active Directory
3 43 (82.69%) Windows 7
4 25 (48.08%) SLA
5 16 (30.77%) Windows 10
6 12 (23.08%) Citrix
7 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (17.31%) Windows Server
9 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
9 8 (15.38%) Office 365
10 7 (13.46%) DHCP
10 7 (13.46%) Cisco
10 7 (13.46%) DNS
10 7 (13.46%) VMware
11 6 (11.54%) Android
12 5 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (9.62%) Apple iOS
12 5 (9.62%) Hyper-V
12 5 (9.62%) WAN
12 5 (9.62%) ERP
12 5 (9.62%) LAN
12 5 (9.62%) ITIL
13 4 (7.69%) Windows XP
14 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
14 3 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
14 3 (5.77%) Mobile Development
14 3 (5.77%) Task Automation
14 3 (5.77%) iOS SDK
14 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) DHCP
1 7 (13.46%) DNS
2 5 (9.62%) LAN
2 5 (9.62%) WAN
3 3 (5.77%) VoIP
4 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.85%) VPN
4 2 (3.85%) Wireless
5 1 (1.92%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (3.85%) Legal
2 1 (1.92%) Back Office
2 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (57.69%) Desktop Support
2 21 (40.38%) Desktop Technician
3 20 (38.46%) Desktop Support Technician
3 20 (38.46%) Support Technician
4 11 (21.15%) Analyst
5 10 (19.23%) Support Analyst
6 9 (17.31%) Support Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (9.62%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (9.62%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 4 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
8 4 (7.69%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Service Desk Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) Android SDK
1 3 (5.77%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
1 3 (5.77%) iPhone
1 3 (5.77%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.85%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.85%) Replication
2 2 (3.85%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) iPad
3 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (82.69%) Windows 7
3 16 (30.77%) Windows 10
4 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (17.31%) Windows Server
6 6 (11.54%) Android
7 5 (9.62%) Apple iOS
8 4 (7.69%) Windows XP
9 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (9.62%) ERP
1 5 (9.62%) ITIL
2 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (5.77%) Android Development
2 3 (5.77%) Data Analysis
2 3 (5.77%) iOS Development
2 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
2 3 (5.77%) Mobile Development
2 3 (5.77%) OOP
2 3 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (5.77%) Scrum
2 3 (5.77%) Task Automation
3 2 (3.85%) Business Continuity
3 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
3 2 (3.85%) ITIL V3
3 2 (3.85%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.77%) Java
2 2 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) CCNA
1 3 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (5.77%) Degree
1 3 (5.77%) MCP
1 3 (5.77%) MCSA
1 3 (5.77%) MCSE
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.85%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (48.08%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (86.54%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.62%) Hyper-V
2 5 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Backup Exec
1 2 (3.85%) SCCM
1 2 (3.85%) ThinApp
1 2 (3.85%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Citrix
2 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 7 (13.46%) Cisco
3 7 (13.46%) VMware
4 3 (5.77%) CA
5 2 (3.85%) AppSense
5 2 (3.85%) Dell
5 2 (3.85%) Novell
5 2 (3.85%) Symantec
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