The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 49 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.69% - 0.61%
As % of the General category 1.83% - 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £40,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
Games
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

General Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
109 96 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 37.59% 24.62% 28.22%
Number of salaries quoted 93 81 42
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Games
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Portsmouth region.

Games Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth region citing Games 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 Games.

1 5 (100.00%) Retail
2 3 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (60.00%) SIEM
2 3 (60.00%) CRISC
2 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Time Management
2 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (60.00%) PCI QSA
2 3 (60.00%) CISSP
2 3 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (60.00%) CISA
2 3 (60.00%) CISM
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (60.00%) Security Management
2 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) AppSense
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Law
3 2 (40.00%) Legal
3 2 (40.00%) XenApp

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth region citing Games 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 Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 5 (100.00%) Retail
2 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Law
3 2 (40.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Security Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security Management
1 3 (60.00%) Security Management
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) TOGAF
1 3 (60.00%) Time Management
1 3 (60.00%) SIEM
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
1 3 (60.00%) CISA
1 3 (60.00%) CISM
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) PCI QSA
1 3 (60.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
1 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) AppSense