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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 31 34 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 1 7 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.53% 2.86% 7.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.89% 12.73% 24.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 18
Average salary £22,500 £24,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.16% -2.00%
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £26,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -15.87%
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
53 55 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 28.34% 22.45% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 30 47 70
Average salary £37,000 £55,000 £30,840
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.72% +78.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,600 £22,716
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £45,000 £60,000
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 24 December 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) MS Office
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Windows XP
3 5 (45.45%) Citrix
3 5 (45.45%) Apple
4 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
4 4 (36.36%) VoIP
4 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) LDAP
5 3 (27.27%) SMTP
5 3 (27.27%) DHCP
5 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) SLA
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (27.27%) SCCM
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
6 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) VoIP
2 3 (27.27%) SMTP
2 3 (27.27%) DHCP
2 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) LDAP
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Desktop Support
1 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Desktop Support Technician
1 3 (27.27%) Support Technician
1 3 (27.27%) Desktop Technician
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Customer Support
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Customer Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows XP
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Line Management
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) Process Management
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
2 5 (45.45%) Apple
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) VMware