The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Portsmouth region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 51 24 44
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +20
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 28 32 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 6.21% 7.37% 4.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.07% 17.78% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 26 30 12
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £44,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Operating Systems Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
164 180 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 36.36% 41.47% 46.48%
Number of salaries quoted 157 172 131
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows 7
Hampshire

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 1 August 2014.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (75.00%) VMware
3 25 (62.50%) Citrix
4 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
4 23 (57.50%) Windows XP
5 22 (55.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 20 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (47.50%) Problem Management
8 18 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (42.50%) Internet
10 16 (40.00%) Intel
10 16 (40.00%) Windows 2000
10 16 (40.00%) VMware ESX
10 16 (40.00%) Clustering
10 16 (40.00%) Back Office
10 16 (40.00%) XenApp
11 15 (37.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 15 (37.50%) Maximo
11 15 (37.50%) IBM
11 15 (37.50%) Tivoli
11 15 (37.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 15 (37.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 15 (37.50%) Symantec
12 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
13 10 (25.00%) Cisco
14 9 (22.50%) ITIL
14 9 (22.50%) MS Exchange
14 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
15 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 9 (22.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (37.50%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (42.50%) Internet
2 5 (12.50%) Firewall
3 4 (10.00%) VoIP
3 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.00%) WAN
4 2 (5.00%) LAN
4 2 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
General
1 16 (40.00%) Back Office
2 4 (10.00%) Electronics
3 2 (5.00%) Front Office
4 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 10 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Deskside Support
4 4 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Security Support Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Services Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Wintel Specialist
6 1 (2.50%) Systems Support
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Support
6 1 (2.50%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (2.50%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) Clustering
2 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (57.50%) Windows XP
3 22 (55.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (40.00%) Windows 2000
6 6 (15.00%) Windows 8
6 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (7.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Problem Management
2 9 (22.50%) ITIL
3 4 (10.00%) Workflow
3 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (10.00%) Project Management
3 4 (10.00%) High Availability
4 3 (7.50%) Customer Insight
5 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.00%) Web Design
5 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.00%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) SQL
1 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
1 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) Degree
3 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 16 (40.00%) VMware ESX
2 16 (40.00%) XenApp
3 15 (37.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (5.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 15 (37.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 15 (37.50%) Tivoli
1 15 (37.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (75.00%) VMware
2 25 (62.50%) Citrix
3 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
4 16 (40.00%) Intel
5 15 (37.50%) IBM
5 15 (37.50%) Symantec
6 10 (25.00%) Cisco
7 5 (12.50%) HP
8 4 (10.00%) NetApp
8 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.50%) Sage