The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank - 26 25
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 0 6 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 2.51% 5.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 14.63% 19.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 13
Average salary - £24,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £26,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -17.18%
Windows 7
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Operating Systems Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
39 41 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 26.17% 17.15% 30.74%
Number of salaries quoted 23 32 62
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +57.14%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) Apple
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (40.00%) VoIP
4 3 (30.00%) SMTP
4 3 (30.00%) DHCP
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (30.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) SLA
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) LDAP
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) SCCM
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Line Management
5 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
5 2 (20.00%) MS Excel

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen 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 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) VoIP
2 3 (30.00%) SMTP
2 3 (30.00%) DHCP
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) LDAP
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Desktop Support
1 3 (30.00%) Support Technician
1 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Desktop Support Technician
1 3 (30.00%) Desktop Technician
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Customer Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Customer Support
2 2 (20.00%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Support
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (20.00%) Line Management
2 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Process Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) Citrix
1 5 (50.00%) Apple
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) VMware