The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for Windows 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 46 47 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 -  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 6 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.92% 0.78% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.33% 1.60% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Median salary £21,500 £27,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.81% -  
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -7.40% -1.81%  

Windows 8 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Portsmouth
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 72 125 97
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 23.08% 48.45% 32.01%
Number of salaries quoted 70 120 94
Median salary £38,500 £35,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -21.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 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 in Portsmouth.

Salary trend for Windows 8 in Portsmouth

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Portsmouth region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 4 (66.67%) SLA
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) Office 365
3 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) Web Filtering
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Google
5 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
5 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
5 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) Remedy
5 1 (16.67%) Puppet

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
1 1 (16.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) IT Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) Debian
3 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Web Filtering
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) VirtualBox
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) Remedy
3 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow