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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 72 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 7 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.80% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.46% - -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £23,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +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
157 181 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 40.46% 45.71% 51.45%
Number of salaries quoted 149 172 165
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 14 (87.50%) Citrix
2 14 (87.50%) VMware
3 12 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 12 (75.00%) MS Exchange
4 10 (62.50%) Windows Vista
5 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (50.00%) XenApp
5 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 8 (50.00%) Windows XP
5 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (50.00%) HP
5 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (18.75%) XenDesktop
8 2 (12.50%) VLAN
8 2 (12.50%) Firewall
8 2 (12.50%) SQL
8 2 (12.50%) MS Office
8 2 (12.50%) VoIP
8 2 (12.50%) WAN
8 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 2 (12.50%) VPN
8 2 (12.50%) DNS

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) VLAN
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) VoIP
1 2 (12.50%) WAN
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 2 (12.50%) VPN
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
1 2 (12.50%) SSL
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Desktop Support
2 6 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (31.25%) Administrator
3 5 (31.25%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (25.00%) Desktop Support Administrator
4 4 (25.00%) Desktop Administrator
4 4 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 2 (12.50%) Support Technician
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Support
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Vista
3 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
System Software
1 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (50.00%) XenApp
3 3 (18.75%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 14 (87.50%) Citrix
2 14 (87.50%) VMware
3 8 (50.00%) HP
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago