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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 28 40 35
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 4 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.47% 1.57% 2.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 6.67% 11.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 7
Average salary £36,000 £29,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.00% -0.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £26,550 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £43,200 £37,150 £31,500
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
28 75 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 10.29% 23.58% 24.69%
Number of salaries quoted 23 55 56
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £40,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 28 July 2014.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (40.00%) Citrix
5 5 (33.33%) Dell
5 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 5 (33.33%) Thin Client
5 5 (33.33%) HP
5 5 (33.33%) Linux
5 5 (33.33%) ITIL
5 5 (33.33%) Fat Client
5 5 (33.33%) SCCM
5 5 (33.33%) Firewall
6 4 (26.67%) Replication
6 4 (26.67%) CentOS
6 4 (26.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 4 (26.67%) High Availability
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle
6 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (26.67%) EMC
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) SAN
6 4 (26.67%) NetApp
6 4 (26.67%) vSphere
7 3 (20.00%) MS Office
7 3 (20.00%) SLA
7 3 (20.00%) Information Management
8 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) SAN
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) DNS
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) VoIP
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) DHCP
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security
General
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Desktop Support
1 3 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Service Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Trainer
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (6.67%) IT Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Thin Client
1 5 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 4 (26.67%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.67%) PDA
3 1 (6.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) CentOS
4 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) High Availability
3 3 (20.00%) Information Management
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
2 1 (6.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 4 (26.67%) vSphere
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) Citrix
3 5 (33.33%) Dell
3 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 5 (33.33%) HP
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 4 (26.67%) EMC
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) NetApp
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco
6 1 (6.67%) Apple
6 1 (6.67%) Compaq
6 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow