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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 56 26 47
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +21
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 11 26 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.73% 8.23% 1.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.94% 15.48% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11 25 6
Average salary £43,000 £32,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.30% -38.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,500 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £26,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -15.87%
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
123 168 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 30.52% 53.16% 41.55%
Number of salaries quoted 112 163 142
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 £27,500 £29,500
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 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 22 December 2014.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (70.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (67.65%) Windows XP
3 23 (67.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (61.76%) VMware
4 21 (61.76%) Citrix
5 19 (55.88%) XenApp
6 18 (52.94%) Clustering
7 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
8 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
9 14 (41.18%) Internet
10 13 (38.24%) VMware ESX
10 13 (38.24%) Intel
10 13 (38.24%) Back Office
10 13 (38.24%) Windows 2000
10 13 (38.24%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (35.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
11 12 (35.29%) Problem Management
11 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
11 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
11 12 (35.29%) IBM
11 12 (35.29%) Maximo
11 12 (35.29%) Tivoli
11 12 (35.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 12 (35.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 12 (35.29%) Symantec
12 10 (29.41%) DNS
12 10 (29.41%) Windows 8
13 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (35.29%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) Internet
2 10 (29.41%) DNS
3 9 (26.47%) Firewall
4 7 (20.59%) WAN
5 6 (17.65%) DHCP
6 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
6 4 (11.76%) VPN
6 4 (11.76%) SSL
6 4 (11.76%) VoIP
6 4 (11.76%) VLAN
7 3 (8.82%) LAN
8 1 (2.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 13 (38.24%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 6 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Design Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Support Technician
4 4 (11.76%) Security Support Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Security Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Deskside Support
5 3 (8.82%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Service Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.82%) Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 2 (5.88%) IT Support
7 1 (2.94%) Wintel Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Design Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.94%) Support Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 18 (52.94%) Clustering
2 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (70.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (67.65%) Windows XP
3 23 (67.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (38.24%) Windows 2000
5 10 (29.41%) Windows 8
6 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (14.71%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (11.76%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.94%) CentOS
9 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Problem Management
2 8 (23.53%) Service Delivery
3 5 (14.71%) Change Management
3 5 (14.71%) TOGAF
3 5 (14.71%) ITIL
4 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
1 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (23.53%) DV Cleared
4 6 (17.65%) MCSE
5 4 (11.76%) MCITP
6 3 (8.82%) MCP
6 3 (8.82%) MCDST
6 3 (8.82%) MCTS
7 1 (2.94%) CCNA
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (55.88%) XenApp
2 13 (38.24%) VMware ESXi
2 13 (38.24%) VMware ESX
3 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
3 12 (35.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (35.29%) Tivoli
1 12 (35.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 12 (35.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (11.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Citrix
1 21 (61.76%) VMware
2 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 13 (38.24%) Intel
4 12 (35.29%) IBM
4 12 (35.29%) Symantec
5 9 (26.47%) HP
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco
6 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.94%) Apple