Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 89 91
Rank change year-on-year +13 +2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 19 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.95% 0.48% 1.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.60% 2.31% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 12
Watford median annual salary £31,250 £26,000 £26,625
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.19% -2.35% -3.18%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £27,650 £51,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £30,000 £26,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% +7.69%

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 Watford with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 288 216 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 29.51% 20.83% 34.94%
Number of salaries quoted 210 170 265
Watford median annual salary £40,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.11% +4.71% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £26,000 £28,700
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £57,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows 8 in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 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 Watford region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (78.95%) Windows 7
3 10 (52.63%) DNS
4 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 9 (47.37%) Office 365
4 9 (47.37%) Windows 10
5 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
5 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (42.11%) Mac OS X
5 8 (42.11%) ITIL
5 8 (42.11%) DHCP
6 7 (36.84%) Firewall
6 7 (36.84%) VMware
6 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
6 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (31.58%) Windows XP
7 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
7 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (26.32%) Internet
8 5 (26.32%) SLA
8 5 (26.32%) HP
8 5 (26.32%) Dell
8 5 (26.32%) Citrix
8 5 (26.32%) VPN
8 5 (26.32%) Linux
8 5 (26.32%) SAN

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 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 5 (26.32%) Skype for Business
3 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) Office 365
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (26.32%) Mimecast
4 2 (10.53%) IaaS
4 2 (10.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) DNS
2 8 (42.11%) DHCP
3 7 (36.84%) Firewall
4 5 (26.32%) Internet
4 5 (26.32%) SAN
4 5 (26.32%) Unified Communications
4 5 (26.32%) VPN
5 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
6 3 (15.79%) LAN
6 3 (15.79%) WAN
7 2 (10.53%) SSL
8 1 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) AdminStudio
1 3 (15.79%) MSI
1 3 (15.79%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
1 7 (36.84%) Support Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) 1st Line Support
2 6 (31.58%) Support Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (15.79%) 1st Line Technical Support
4 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) IT Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) IT Support
4 3 (15.79%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Support
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Client/Server
1 3 (15.79%) iPhone
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Windows 7
3 9 (47.37%) Windows 10
4 8 (42.11%) Mac OS X
4 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
4 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (31.58%) Windows XP
7 5 (26.32%) Linux
8 3 (15.79%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (10.53%) Windows Phone
9 2 (10.53%) Windows Vista
10 1 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Business Continuity
2 5 (26.32%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (26.32%) Migration
2 5 (26.32%) Web Filtering
3 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (15.79%) MOF
3 3 (15.79%) Patch Management
3 3 (15.79%) Power Management
3 3 (15.79%) Security Patching
3 3 (15.79%) Software Deployment
3 3 (15.79%) Software Distribution
4 2 (10.53%) Business Development
4 2 (10.53%) Presales
5 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) MCSE
1 3 (15.79%) MCTS
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
3 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (26.32%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (15.79%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Backup Exec
2 3 (15.79%) SCCM
2 3 (15.79%) WMI
2 3 (15.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) VMware
3 5 (26.32%) Citrix
3 5 (26.32%) Dell
3 5 (26.32%) HP
3 5 (26.32%) NetApp
3 5 (26.32%) Veeam