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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 51 64 39
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -25
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 2 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.67% 0.78% 2.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.34% 2.73% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 6
Average salary £33,750 £55,000 £19,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.63% +185.71%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.50%
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
149 110 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 50.00% 28.42% 52.58%
Number of salaries quoted 138 107 148
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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 10 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Web Filtering
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) VirtualBox
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS X
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Front Office
2 2 (66.67%) Debian
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
General
1 2 (66.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Debian
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS X
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (66.67%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VirtualBox
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware