The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 60 - 58
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 3 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.54% - 1.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.33% - 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 3
Median salary £26,000 - £22,000
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 Watford with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 129 144 184
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 23.04% 24.57% 37.55%
Number of salaries quoted 104 102 139
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,550 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 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 in Watford.

Salary trend for Windows 8 in Watford

Windows 8
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 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 Watford region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) iPhone
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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:

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (66.67%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
2 2 (66.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (66.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support
2 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) IT Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) IT Support
2 2 (66.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
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