The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Portsmouth region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 68 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 9 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.95% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.52% - -
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 0
Average salary £27,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £32,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year
-10.76% -22.15%
Operating Systems Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
163 162 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 35.28% 38.66% 45.00%
Number of salaries quoted 157 156 125
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £55,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows 8
Hampshire

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 23 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (100.00%) Citrix
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) MS Excel
2 9 (81.82%) MS Exchange
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (45.45%) XenApp
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Vista
4 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (45.45%) Windows XP
4 5 (45.45%) HP
5 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (18.18%) Office 365
7 2 (18.18%) MS Office

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 9 (81.82%) MS Exchange
2 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (81.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Desktop Support
1 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (36.36%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (36.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Administrator
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Vista
3 5 (45.45%) Windows XP
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) XenApp
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) Citrix
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) HP