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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 53 77
Rank change year-on-year -4 +24  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 7 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.29% 1.25% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.29% 6.19% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 1
Median salary £22,500 £26,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.46% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £26,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £26,000 £33,750
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £26,750
% change year-on-year -5.66% -0.93%  

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 163 97 215
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 30.07% 20.21% 39.38%
Number of salaries quoted 242 177 287
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% -14.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

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
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Watford over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows 8 in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 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 Watford region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) SLA
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (40.00%) Office 365
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (30.00%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (30.00%) Degree
6 3 (30.00%) Android
6 3 (30.00%) iPhone
6 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (30.00%) VoIP
7 2 (20.00%) ERP
7 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (20.00%) Citrix
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (20.00%) Wireless
7 2 (20.00%) VMware
7 2 (20.00%) XenApp
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (20.00%) Line Management
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013

Windows 8
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) VoIP
2 2 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 6 (60.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (30.00%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (30.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (30.00%) Desktop Support
4 3 (30.00%) IT Support
5 2 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
5 2 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) IT Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) iPhone
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (30.00%) Android
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ERP
1 2 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
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