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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 54 30 52
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +22
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 24 31 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 6.40% 8.01% 2.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.69% 17.03% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 23 31 9
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £17,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +150.00%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £28,000 £29,750
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -5.88%
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
153 182 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 40.80% 47.03% 52.24%
Number of salaries quoted 142 171 160
Average salary £42,750 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.58% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £28,200
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 30 September 2014.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 30 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 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (68.75%) VMware
3 29 (60.42%) Citrix
4 28 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (56.25%) Windows XP
6 26 (54.17%) Microsoft
7 24 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (47.92%) SQL Server
9 22 (45.83%) VMware ESXi
10 21 (43.75%) Problem Management
11 20 (41.67%) Internet
12 19 (39.58%) XenApp
13 18 (37.50%) Intel
13 18 (37.50%) Windows 2000
13 18 (37.50%) VMware ESX
13 18 (37.50%) Clustering
13 18 (37.50%) Back Office
14 17 (35.42%) Maximo
14 17 (35.42%) Symantec
14 17 (35.42%) IBM
14 17 (35.42%) Tivoli
14 17 (35.42%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 17 (35.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 17 (35.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 16 (33.33%) Active Directory
16 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
17 11 (22.92%) ITIL
18 10 (20.83%) MS Exchange
18 10 (20.83%) Cisco
18 10 (20.83%) Windows 8

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (18.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (35.42%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (41.67%) Internet
2 7 (14.58%) Firewall
2 7 (14.58%) VoIP
2 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
3 6 (12.50%) WAN
4 4 (8.33%) DNS
5 3 (6.25%) SSL
5 3 (6.25%) VPN
5 3 (6.25%) VLAN
5 3 (6.25%) LAN
6 2 (4.17%) Wireless
7 1 (2.08%) DHCP
7 1 (2.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (47.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 18 (37.50%) Back Office
2 4 (8.33%) Electronics
3 2 (4.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 11 (22.92%) Support Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) Service Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) Deskside Support
4 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Security Support Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.25%) Support Technician
6 2 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 1 (2.08%) IT Support
7 1 (2.08%) Wintel Specialist
7 1 (2.08%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 18 (37.50%) Clustering
2 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (56.25%) Windows XP
4 24 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (37.50%) Windows 2000
6 10 (20.83%) Windows 8
7 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (6.25%) Windows Vista
9 2 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (43.75%) Problem Management
2 11 (22.92%) ITIL
3 4 (8.33%) Project Management
3 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (8.33%) Workflow
3 4 (8.33%) High Availability
4 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.17%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.17%) Web Design
6 1 (2.08%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) Degree
3 3 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) MCP
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.25%) MCDST
3 3 (6.25%) MCTS
3 3 (6.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (45.83%) VMware ESXi
2 19 (39.58%) XenApp
3 18 (37.50%) VMware ESX
4 17 (35.42%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 16 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (4.17%) Terminal Server
8 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (35.42%) Tivoli
1 17 (35.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 17 (35.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (68.75%) VMware
2 29 (60.42%) Citrix
3 26 (54.17%) Microsoft
4 18 (37.50%) Intel
5 17 (35.42%) Symantec
5 17 (35.42%) IBM
6 10 (20.83%) Cisco
7 5 (10.42%) HP
8 4 (8.33%) NetApp
8 4 (8.33%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.08%) Apple
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Connectus
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Spectrum IT
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
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