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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 60 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 9 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.24% 1.97% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.38% 3.68% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 0
Average salary £55,000 £19,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+185.71% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-9.83% -6.15%
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
122 163 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 30.42% 53.44% 41.13%
Number of salaries quoted 112 158 143
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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
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 24 December 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (73.33%) Citrix
2 11 (73.33%) XenApp
3 10 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 10 (66.67%) HP
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (66.67%) VMware
3 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 9 (60.00%) SQL
4 9 (60.00%) DNS
4 9 (60.00%) Firewall
4 9 (60.00%) Windows Vista
4 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (33.33%) MCSE
6 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 5 (33.33%) DHCP
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
6 5 (33.33%) Change Management
6 5 (33.33%) Clustering
6 5 (33.33%) TOGAF
6 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
6 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) DNS
1 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) DHCP
3 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (26.67%) VPN
3 4 (26.67%) VoIP
3 4 (26.67%) WAN
3 4 (26.67%) VLAN
3 4 (26.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Desktop Support
2 5 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (33.33%) Administrator
2 5 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Desktop Support Administrator
2 5 (33.33%) Desktop Administrator
3 4 (26.67%) Support Technician
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 2 (13.33%) IT Support
5 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Vista
4 5 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 5 (33.33%) Change Management
1 5 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) MCSE
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
1 11 (73.33%) XenApp
2 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (73.33%) Citrix
3 10 (66.67%) HP
3 10 (66.67%) VMware
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) Apple