The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Aberdeen region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 33 31 46
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 12 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 3.23% 4.88% 1.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.49% 17.39% 8.79%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 8
Average salary £39,000 £28,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.84% +42.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,350 £19,100
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £40,000 £30,750
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Operating Systems Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
49 92 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 13.21% 28.05% 19.32%
Number of salaries quoted 37 69 68
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Windows 7
Scotland

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
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (44.44%) VMware
4 7 (38.89%) SCCM
5 6 (33.33%) Firewall
6 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
6 5 (27.78%) SAN
6 5 (27.78%) Dell
6 5 (27.78%) Linux
6 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (22.22%) CentOS
7 4 (22.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 4 (22.22%) vSphere
7 4 (22.22%) High Availability
7 4 (22.22%) MS Office
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle
7 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
7 4 (22.22%) EMC
7 4 (22.22%) Citrix
7 4 (22.22%) HP
7 4 (22.22%) Thin Client
7 4 (22.22%) NetApp
7 4 (22.22%) Replication
7 4 (22.22%) Fat Client
8 3 (16.67%) Information Management
8 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
8 3 (16.67%) SLA
8 3 (16.67%) Cisco
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) SAN
3 2 (11.11%) VoIP
4 1 (5.56%) DNS
4 1 (5.56%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (11.11%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) IT Trainer
6 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Trainer
6 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
1 1 (5.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Thin Client
1 4 (22.22%) Replication
1 4 (22.22%) Fat Client
2 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (22.22%) CentOS
4 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) High Availability
2 3 (16.67%) Information Management
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) MCDST
1 1 (5.56%) HND
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 4 (22.22%) vSphere
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.56%) ISA Server
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) SCOM
3 1 (5.56%) MOM
3 1 (5.56%) SCOrch
3 1 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) VMware
2 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
2 5 (27.78%) Dell
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 4 (22.22%) EMC
3 4 (22.22%) Citrix
3 4 (22.22%) HP
3 4 (22.22%) NetApp
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) Apple
5 1 (5.56%) McAfee
5 1 (5.56%) CommVault
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