Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 163 167
Rank change year-on-year +14 +4 +18
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 69 52 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.56% 1.16% 1.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.29% 5.01% 5.53%
Number of salaries quoted 70 48 61
Hertfordshire median annual salary £26,500 £26,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.92% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,000 £19,750
90th Percentile £53,000 £36,825 £53,750
East of England median annual salary £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year -3.64% - -1.79%

Windows 8 is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1304 1037 1428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 29.45% 23.10% 26.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1095 859 1118
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,673 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,250 £67,500 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Windows 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hatfield +16 21 £25,000 +13.64% 3
Watford +11 20 £25,000 -3.85% 1
Hemel Hempstead -2 7 £21,000 -34.38%
Borehamwood -14 4 £35,000 +45.83%
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £25,250 -
Windows 8
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (92.75%) Active Directory
3 62 (89.86%) Windows 7
4 29 (42.03%) DNS
5 27 (39.13%) Windows 10
6 25 (36.23%) Office 365
6 25 (36.23%) Microsoft
7 24 (34.78%) Hyper-V
7 24 (34.78%) Windows Server
8 23 (33.33%) SLA
9 22 (31.88%) MS Exchange
10 21 (30.43%) VMware
11 20 (28.99%) Firewall
11 20 (28.99%) Citrix
11 20 (28.99%) Microsoft Azure
11 20 (28.99%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (28.99%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (27.54%) DHCP
12 19 (27.54%) ITIL
13 18 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2013
14 15 (21.74%) Mac OS X
15 14 (20.29%) Windows XP
15 14 (20.29%) VPN
16 13 (18.84%) Backup Exec
16 13 (18.84%) Business Continuity
16 13 (18.84%) PowerShell
16 13 (18.84%) Migration
16 13 (18.84%) Dell
16 13 (18.84%) Blackberry
16 13 (18.84%) Internet

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 22 (31.88%) MS Exchange
2 18 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (13.04%) Skype for Business
4 8 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 25 (36.23%) Office 365
2 20 (28.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (14.49%) IaaS
3 10 (14.49%) PaaS
4 9 (13.04%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 29 (42.03%) DNS
2 20 (28.99%) Firewall
3 19 (27.54%) DHCP
4 14 (20.29%) VPN
5 13 (18.84%) Internet
6 10 (14.49%) SSL
7 9 (13.04%) SAN
7 9 (13.04%) Unified Communications
8 7 (10.14%) TCP/IP
9 4 (5.80%) LAN
9 4 (5.80%) WAN
10 1 (1.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.04%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) AdminStudio
1 3 (4.35%) MSI
1 3 (4.35%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (1.45%) Xcode
General
1 1 (1.45%) Games
1 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 20 (28.99%) Support Engineer
3 15 (21.74%) Analyst
3 15 (21.74%) Support Technician
4 14 (20.29%) Desktop Support Technician
4 14 (20.29%) Desktop Technician
4 14 (20.29%) Support Analyst
5 10 (14.49%) Cloud Engineer
5 10 (14.49%) Office 365 Engineer
6 8 (11.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (11.59%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (10.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (10.14%) Desktop Engineer
7 7 (10.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support
8 6 (8.70%) IT Support
8 6 (8.70%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) Blackberry
2 12 (17.39%) iPhone
3 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.25%) Replication
5 3 (4.35%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (89.86%) Windows 7
3 27 (39.13%) Windows 10
4 24 (34.78%) Windows Server
5 20 (28.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (21.74%) Mac OS X
7 14 (20.29%) Windows XP
8 11 (15.94%) Windows Vista
9 10 (14.49%) Windows Phone
9 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (13.04%) Linux
11 6 (8.70%) Android
11 6 (8.70%) Apple iOS
11 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.54%) ITIL
2 13 (18.84%) Business Continuity
2 13 (18.84%) Migration
3 10 (14.49%) Business Development
3 10 (14.49%) Presales
4 9 (13.04%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (13.04%) Web Filtering
5 5 (7.25%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.80%) CRM
7 3 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.35%) MOF
7 3 (4.35%) Patch Management
7 3 (4.35%) Power Management
7 3 (4.35%) Security Patching
7 3 (4.35%) Software Deployment
7 3 (4.35%) Software Distribution
8 1 (1.45%) iOS Development
8 1 (1.45%) Mobile Development
8 1 (1.45%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.84%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.35%) SQL
3 1 (1.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 12 (17.39%) MCSE
1 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.70%) MCP
3 4 (5.80%) A+ Certification
3 4 (5.80%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.35%) MCTS
5 1 (1.45%) CCNA
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.45%) Degree
5 1 (1.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 64 (92.75%) Active Directory
2 24 (34.78%) Hyper-V
3 20 (28.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (18.84%) Backup Exec
2 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (4.35%) SCCM
3 3 (4.35%) WMI
3 3 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (36.23%) Microsoft
2 21 (30.43%) VMware
3 20 (28.99%) Citrix
4 13 (18.84%) Dell
5 10 (14.49%) HP
6 9 (13.04%) NetApp
6 9 (13.04%) Veeam
7 6 (8.70%) Cisco
8 4 (5.80%) Symantec
9 1 (1.45%) CA
9 1 (1.45%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.45%) WatchGuard