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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 65 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 8 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.24% 0.26% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.44% 0.54% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 0
Average salary £23,000 £19,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.48% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-13.84% +8.33%
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
147 185 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 41.18% 47.56% 51.48%
Number of salaries quoted 136 174 159
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 15 (83.33%) Citrix
3 14 (77.78%) Cisco
3 14 (77.78%) VMware
4 13 (72.22%) MS Excel
5 12 (66.67%) MS Exchange
6 11 (61.11%) Windows Vista
7 10 (55.56%) Windows 7
7 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (50.00%) XenApp
8 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (44.44%) Windows XP
9 8 (44.44%) HP
10 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
11 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (16.67%) VLAN
12 3 (16.67%) Firewall
12 3 (16.67%) SQL
12 3 (16.67%) VoIP
12 3 (16.67%) WAN
12 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
12 3 (16.67%) VPN
12 3 (16.67%) DNS
12 3 (16.67%) SSL

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 12 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (72.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) VLAN
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
1 3 (16.67%) VoIP
1 3 (16.67%) WAN
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 3 (16.67%) VPN
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
1 3 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Desktop Support
2 6 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (27.78%) Administrator
3 5 (27.78%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Desktop Support Administrator
4 4 (22.22%) Desktop Administrator
5 3 (16.67%) Support Technician
6 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 1 (5.56%) Desktop Team Leader
7 1 (5.56%) IT Support
7 1 (5.56%) Systems Support
7 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
7 1 (5.56%) IT Support Technician
7 1 (5.56%) Support Team Leader
7 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Vista
3 10 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (44.44%) Windows XP
6 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
1 1 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (50.00%) XenApp
3 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (83.33%) Citrix
3 14 (77.78%) Cisco
3 14 (77.78%) VMware
4 8 (44.44%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Apple
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago