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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 105 131
Rank change year-on-year -20 +26  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 19 56 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.85% 2.14% 1.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.10% 8.67% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 18 52 28
Median salary £24,000 £26,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.43% +10.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £28,700
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 463 646 767
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 20.80% 24.66% 31.67%
Number of salaries quoted 384 495 614
Median salary £41,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.57% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +20 7 £24,000 -9.43%
Broxbourne - 3 £23,000 -
Watford - 3 £26,000 -
Hemel Hempstead -7 2 £37,500 +19.04%
Borehamwood -7 1 £25,000 -23.07% 1
Letchworth - 1 - -
St Albans - 1 £47,500 -
Stevenage - 1 £24,000 -
Windows 8
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (95.35%) Windows 7
3 35 (81.40%) Active Directory
4 18 (41.86%) SLA
5 12 (27.91%) VMware
6 11 (25.58%) Windows 10
7 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
8 9 (20.93%) Citrix
8 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
9 8 (18.60%) Cisco
9 8 (18.60%) WAN
9 8 (18.60%) LAN
9 8 (18.60%) SCCM
10 7 (16.28%) Office 365
10 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
10 7 (16.28%) MS Office
10 7 (16.28%) ITIL
11 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (11.63%) Incident Management
12 5 (11.63%) AppSense
12 5 (11.63%) Novell
12 5 (11.63%) ZENworks
12 5 (11.63%) ThinApp
13 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
13 4 (9.30%) Thin Client
13 4 (9.30%) ERP
13 4 (9.30%) Symantec
13 4 (9.30%) Fat Client
13 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (9.30%) XenApp

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 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
1 7 (16.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
2 8 (18.60%) LAN
2 8 (18.60%) WAN
3 3 (6.98%) DNS
4 2 (4.65%) Wireless
5 1 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.33%) Skype
5 1 (2.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) JIRA
1 1 (2.33%) MSI
General
1 2 (4.65%) Legal
2 1 (2.33%) Back Office
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (60.47%) Desktop Support
2 19 (44.19%) Desktop Technician
3 18 (41.86%) Desktop Support Technician
3 18 (41.86%) Support Technician
4 8 (18.60%) Support Engineer
5 7 (16.28%) Analyst
6 6 (13.95%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (13.95%) Support Analyst
7 5 (11.63%) Administrator
7 5 (11.63%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (11.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (9.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (9.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (6.98%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 3 (6.98%) Service Desk Administrator
10 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
10 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 2 (4.65%) Desktop Analyst
10 2 (4.65%) Help Desk Support Analyst
10 2 (4.65%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Android SDK
1 1 (2.33%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Fat Client
1 4 (9.30%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) CESG
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.33%) iPhone
2 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (95.35%) Windows 7
3 11 (25.58%) Windows 10
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.65%) Android
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) ITIL
2 5 (11.63%) Incident Management
3 4 (9.30%) ERP
4 3 (6.98%) Data Analysis
5 2 (4.65%) CRM
5 2 (4.65%) ITIL V3
5 2 (4.65%) Line Management
5 2 (4.65%) Migration
5 2 (4.65%) OOP
5 2 (4.65%) Presales
5 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.33%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (2.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 1 (2.33%) Disk Encryption
6 1 (2.33%) ITSM
6 1 (2.33%) OO
6 1 (2.33%) Project Management
6 1 (2.33%) Scrum
6 1 (2.33%) Service Management
6 1 (2.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.33%) Java
2 1 (2.33%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) VB
2 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) MBCS
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (41.86%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 35 (81.40%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.30%) XenApp
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.33%) BitLocker
5 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) SCCM
2 5 (11.63%) ThinApp
2 5 (11.63%) ZENworks
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.33%) BladeLogic
4 1 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) VMware
2 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
3 9 (20.93%) Citrix
4 8 (18.60%) Cisco
5 5 (11.63%) AppSense
5 5 (11.63%) Novell
6 4 (9.30%) Symantec
7 1 (2.33%) Altiris
7 1 (2.33%) BMC
7 1 (2.33%) Computacenter
7 1 (2.33%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.33%) Remedy
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