The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 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 over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 12 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 61 78 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 20.47% 20.16% 28.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.94% 70.91% 54.25%
Number of salaries quoted 58 77 79
Average salary £39,500 £44,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.23% +18.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,257 £27,100 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
Windows
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
149 110 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 50.00% 28.42% 52.58%
Number of salaries quoted 138 107 148
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Windows
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Windows Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Windows
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Portsmouth region citing Windows 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.

1 79 (49.38%) Microsoft
2 72 (45.00%) Active Directory
3 59 (36.88%) Windows Server
4 55 (34.38%) SQL
5 54 (33.75%) DNS
6 53 (33.13%) VMware
7 51 (31.88%) TCP/IP
8 48 (30.00%) Web Services
9 45 (28.13%) IIS
10 39 (24.38%) .NET
11 38 (23.75%) Firewall
12 37 (23.13%) Google
13 35 (21.88%) SQL Server
13 35 (21.88%) C#
14 34 (21.25%) Linux
14 34 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
15 31 (19.38%) Load Balancing
15 31 (19.38%) Windows Server 2008
15 31 (19.38%) Dell
15 31 (19.38%) Windows Server 2012
16 30 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
16 30 (18.75%) Cisco
17 28 (17.50%) SAN
17 28 (17.50%) Internet
17 28 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
18 27 (16.88%) High Availability
19 25 (15.63%) DevOps
20 24 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
20 24 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
20 24 (15.00%) CCNA

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Portsmouth region citing Windows 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 45 (28.13%) IIS
2 13 (8.13%) Apache
3 12 (7.50%) MS Exchange
4 7 (4.38%) CMS
5 6 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.75%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (3.13%) WordPress
7 4 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.25%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.25%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.88%) MS Office
3 5 (3.13%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 30 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (8.13%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (6.25%) Office 365
6 2 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (33.75%) DNS
2 51 (31.88%) TCP/IP
3 38 (23.75%) Firewall
4 28 (17.50%) Internet
4 28 (17.50%) SAN
5 23 (14.38%) DHCP
6 20 (12.50%) LAN
6 20 (12.50%) WAN
7 9 (5.63%) HTTP
7 9 (5.63%) SMTP
8 8 (5.00%) VoIP
8 8 (5.00%) VPN
9 6 (3.75%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (3.13%) HTTPS
11 4 (2.50%) DMZ
11 4 (2.50%) FTP
11 4 (2.50%) Network Security
11 4 (2.50%) X.400
12 3 (1.88%) WebEx
13 2 (1.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 21 (13.13%) MySQL
3 17 (10.63%) Big Data
3 17 (10.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (8.13%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (4.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (4.38%) DB2
5 7 (4.38%) NoSQL
5 7 (4.38%) Redis
6 6 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.75%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (3.13%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.63%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.63%) MS Access
9 1 (0.63%) OLAP
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (5.63%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.75%) Selenium
3 3 (1.88%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.25%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.25%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (1.25%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.25%) Toad
General
1 5 (3.13%) Finance
1 5 (3.13%) Marketing
2 3 (1.88%) Automotive
2 3 (1.88%) Law
3 2 (1.25%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.25%) Electronics
3 2 (1.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 36 (22.50%) Developer
2 29 (18.13%) Administrator
3 25 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 23 (14.38%) .NET Developer
5 18 (11.25%) C# Developer
6 16 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (10.00%) SQL Developer
7 15 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
8 13 (8.13%) C# .NET Developer
9 12 (7.50%) DBA
9 12 (7.50%) Infrastructure Manager
10 9 (5.63%) Junior
10 9 (5.63%) Junior .NET Developer
10 9 (5.63%) Junior Developer
10 9 (5.63%) Network Engineer
11 8 (5.00%) Analyst
11 8 (5.00%) IT Support
11 8 (5.00%) Support Engineer
11 8 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (3.75%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (30.00%) Web Services
2 39 (24.38%) .NET
3 23 (14.38%) ASP.NET
4 18 (11.25%) jQuery
5 13 (8.13%) WinForms
6 10 (6.25%) HTML
6 10 (6.25%) REST
6 10 (6.25%) SOAP
6 10 (6.25%) WCF
6 10 (6.25%) WPF
7 9 (5.63%) CSS
8 5 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (3.13%) Middleware
8 5 (3.13%) XML
9 4 (2.50%) .NET Framework
9 4 (2.50%) Entity Framework
10 1 (0.63%) QML
10 1 (0.63%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.25%) Driving Licence
2 10 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.38%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.13%) HACMP
5 5 (3.13%) Social Media
6 4 (2.50%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.50%) CESG
6 4 (2.50%) EqualLogic
6 4 (2.50%) HP StoreVirtual
6 4 (2.50%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.25%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.25%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.25%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.25%) Physics
8 2 (1.25%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.25%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 59 (36.88%) Windows Server
2 34 (21.25%) Linux
3 31 (19.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (19.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (14.38%) Windows 7
5 8 (5.00%) Windows 10
6 7 (4.38%) AIX
7 6 (3.75%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.50%) Debian
8 4 (2.50%) SUSE
8 4 (2.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 4 (2.50%) Unix
8 4 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.88%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.25%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.25%) Solaris
10 2 (1.25%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (19.38%) Load Balancing
3 27 (16.88%) High Availability
4 25 (15.63%) DevOps
5 19 (11.88%) ITIL
6 18 (11.25%) MVC
7 14 (8.75%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (8.13%) Unit Testing
9 12 (7.50%) Software Engineering
10 10 (6.25%) Multithreading
11 7 (4.38%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (3.75%) Scrum
12 6 (3.75%) Service Delivery
12 6 (3.75%) Service Management
12 6 (3.75%) Supplier Management
13 5 (3.13%) Content Management
13 5 (3.13%) Performance Analysis
13 5 (3.13%) Web Development
14 4 (2.50%) Server Building
15 3 (1.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 55 (34.38%) SQL
2 35 (21.88%) C#
3 20 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 18 (11.25%) PowerShell
5 14 (8.75%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.13%) Korn
6 5 (3.13%) PHP
6 5 (3.13%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.50%) Python
8 3 (1.88%) C++
9 2 (1.25%) Ada
9 2 (1.25%) Assembly Language
9 2 (1.25%) C
9 2 (1.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (15.00%) CCNA
1 24 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
1 24 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (11.88%) MCSE
3 17 (10.63%) Degree
4 16 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 14 (8.75%) MCITP
6 10 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (3.75%) ISEB
7 6 (3.75%) MCP
7 6 (3.75%) MCTS
7 6 (3.75%) RHCE
8 5 (3.13%) MCDST
9 4 (2.50%) CISSP
9 4 (2.50%) ISTQB
9 4 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.63%) HND
11 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.00%) SLA
2 2 (1.25%) MISRA
2 2 (1.25%) MISRA C
2 2 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 72 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (13.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.50%) Docker
4 4 (2.50%) VMware ESX
4 4 (2.50%) vSphere
5 2 (1.25%) LXC
5 2 (1.25%) VirtualBox
5 2 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.25%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.63%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (4.38%) Tivoli
2 5 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (2.50%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (2.50%) NetBackup
3 4 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (2.50%) SCCM
3 4 (2.50%) SCOM
4 2 (1.25%) Puppet
4 2 (1.25%) Simpana
Vendors
1 79 (49.38%) Microsoft
2 53 (33.13%) VMware
3 37 (23.13%) Google
4 31 (19.38%) Dell
5 30 (18.75%) Cisco
6 12 (7.50%) HP
7 10 (6.25%) Red Hat
8 6 (3.75%) IBM
9 4 (2.50%) EMC
9 4 (2.50%) NetApp
9 4 (2.50%) Symantec
10 3 (1.88%) Citrix
11 2 (1.25%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.25%) CommVault
11 2 (1.25%) Juniper
11 2 (1.25%) Lotus
11 2 (1.25%) Oracle
11 2 (1.25%) SAP
11 2 (1.25%) Sun
11 2 (1.25%) Veeam
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