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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 48 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 5 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.48% 1.55% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.76% 4.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 0
Average salary £25,000 £26,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £28,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.65% -19.28%
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
105 164 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 31.07% 36.36% 41.47%
Number of salaries quoted 97 157 172
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 4 August 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) Software Licensing
6 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (25.00%) VLAN
6 2 (25.00%) Marketing
6 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (25.00%) Internet
6 2 (25.00%) Telnet
6 2 (25.00%) Firewall
6 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
6 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (25.00%) VoIP
6 2 (25.00%) WAN
6 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (25.00%) VPN

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) VoIP
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) SSL
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
1 2 (25.00%) Telnet
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Yeoman
General
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) IT Support
2 4 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (25.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) VBScript
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
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