The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 62 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 4 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.02% 2.05% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.51% 4.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 0
Average salary £55,000 £19,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+185.71% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
Windows 8
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Operating Systems Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
114 150 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 28.93% 51.19% 42.34%
Number of salaries quoted 108 146 138
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Portsmouth region.

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth region citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 8.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (71.43%) Citrix
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (71.43%) XenApp
2 10 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (64.29%) Firewall
3 9 (64.29%) VMware
3 9 (64.29%) HP
3 9 (64.29%) DNS
3 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 9 (64.29%) Windows XP
4 8 (57.14%) Windows Vista
5 5 (35.71%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
5 5 (35.71%) DV Cleared
5 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
5 5 (35.71%) MCSE
5 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
5 5 (35.71%) DHCP
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (35.71%) Clustering
5 5 (35.71%) TOGAF
5 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
5 5 (35.71%) Change Management
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth region citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 8. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Firewall
1 9 (64.29%) DNS
2 5 (35.71%) DHCP
3 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 4 (28.57%) VPN
3 4 (28.57%) SSL
3 4 (28.57%) VoIP
3 4 (28.57%) WAN
3 4 (28.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Design Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Desktop Support
2 4 (28.57%) Administrator
2 4 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (28.57%) Support Technician
2 4 (28.57%) Desktop Support Administrator
2 4 (28.57%) Desktop Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (64.29%) Windows XP
4 8 (57.14%) Windows Vista
5 5 (35.71%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) TOGAF
1 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
1 5 (35.71%) Change Management
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) DV Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) MCSE
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 10 (71.43%) XenApp
2 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (71.43%) Citrix
3 9 (64.29%) VMware
3 9 (64.29%) HP
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) Apple
Portsmouth, Hampshire
BELL MICROSYSTEMS LTD
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago