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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 19 40 25
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 10 3 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 4.08% 1.09% 6.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.78% 4.23% 25.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 16
Average salary £28,500 £26,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.54% -15.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £12,250 £25,700 £23,108
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £27,300 £35,750
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £28,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -5.08%
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
36 71 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 14.69% 25.72% 25.61%
Number of salaries quoted 21 54 61
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £12,250 £27,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 23 September 2014.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (44.44%) Citrix
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 6 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 6 (33.33%) MS Office
5 6 (33.33%) ITIL
5 6 (33.33%) VMware
5 6 (33.33%) SCCM
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
7 4 (22.22%) DNS
7 4 (22.22%) SLA
7 4 (22.22%) VoIP
7 4 (22.22%) DHCP
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle
7 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 4 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (22.22%) Apple
7 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
8 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
8 3 (16.67%) Line Management
8 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 3 (16.67%) Fat Client
8 3 (16.67%) Thin Client
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (16.67%) Firewall
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 3 (16.67%) Cisco
8 3 (16.67%) HP

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
2 4 (22.22%) DHCP
2 4 (22.22%) VoIP
2 4 (22.22%) DNS
3 3 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (11.11%) SAN
4 2 (11.11%) SMTP
4 2 (11.11%) LDAP
5 1 (5.56%) LAN
5 1 (5.56%) WAN
5 1 (5.56%) FTP
5 1 (5.56%) VPN
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Customer Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Support Technician
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support Technician
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Customer Support
3 2 (11.11%) Customer Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Desktop Technician
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.56%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Programmer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Thin Client
1 3 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 2 (11.11%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) PDA
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.11%) Linux
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 3 (16.67%) Line Management
3 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.11%) High Availability
4 2 (11.11%) Information Management
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Process Management
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Java
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) MCP
3 1 (5.56%) MCSE
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 2 (11.11%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Citrix
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (22.22%) Apple
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco
5 3 (16.67%) HP
5 3 (16.67%) Dell
6 2 (11.11%) EMC
6 2 (11.11%) NetApp
6 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.56%) Compaq
7 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow