The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 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 7 over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 57 24 50
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +26
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 20 34 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 5.31% 8.48% 2.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.90% 18.38% 5.46%
Number of salaries quoted 20 34 10
Average salary £34,500 £42,500 £17,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.82% +150.00%
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
Windows 7
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
155 185 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 41.11% 46.13% 52.74%
Number of salaries quoted 147 176 171
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £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 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Portsmouth region.

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth region citing Windows 7 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 7.

1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (73.81%) VMware
3 26 (61.90%) Citrix
4 25 (59.52%) Windows XP
5 23 (54.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
7 20 (47.62%) SQL Server
7 20 (47.62%) VMware ESXi
8 19 (45.24%) Problem Management
8 19 (45.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (40.48%) Internet
10 16 (38.10%) Windows 2000
10 16 (38.10%) Intel
10 16 (38.10%) Back Office
10 16 (38.10%) VMware ESX
10 16 (38.10%) Clustering
10 16 (38.10%) XenApp
11 15 (35.71%) IBM
11 15 (35.71%) Active Directory
11 15 (35.71%) Tivoli
11 15 (35.71%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 15 (35.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 15 (35.71%) Symantec
11 15 (35.71%) Maximo
11 15 (35.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 11 (26.19%) MS Excel
13 10 (23.81%) ITIL
13 10 (23.81%) MS Exchange
13 10 (23.81%) Cisco
14 8 (19.05%) MS Office

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth region citing Windows 7 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 7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (26.19%) MS Excel
2 8 (19.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (35.71%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (40.48%) Internet
2 5 (11.90%) Firewall
2 5 (11.90%) VoIP
2 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
3 4 (9.52%) WAN
4 3 (7.14%) LAN
5 2 (4.76%) DNS
5 2 (4.76%) Wireless
6 1 (2.38%) VLAN
6 1 (2.38%) Network Security
6 1 (2.38%) DHCP
6 1 (2.38%) VPN
6 1 (2.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (47.62%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (38.10%) Back Office
2 4 (9.52%) Electronics
3 2 (4.76%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 10 (23.81%) Support Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Service Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Deskside Support
4 4 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Security Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Security Support Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Server Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Administrator
6 1 (2.38%) IT Administrator
6 1 (2.38%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Systems Support
6 1 (2.38%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 16 (38.10%) Clustering
2 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (59.52%) Windows XP
3 23 (54.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (45.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (38.10%) Windows 2000
6 7 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.76%) Linux
8 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) Problem Management
2 10 (23.81%) ITIL
3 4 (9.52%) Project Management
3 4 (9.52%) High Availability
3 4 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (9.52%) Workflow
4 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.76%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) SQL
1 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
1 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.52%) Degree
3 3 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) MCP
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.14%) MCDST
3 3 (7.14%) MCTS
3 3 (7.14%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (47.62%) VMware ESXi
2 16 (38.10%) XenApp
2 16 (38.10%) VMware ESX
3 15 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 15 (35.71%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (4.76%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (35.71%) Tivoli
1 15 (35.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 15 (35.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (9.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (73.81%) VMware
2 26 (61.90%) Citrix
3 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
4 16 (38.10%) Intel
5 15 (35.71%) Symantec
5 15 (35.71%) IBM
6 10 (23.81%) Cisco
7 5 (11.90%) HP
8 4 (9.52%) NetApp
8 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
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