The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 77 73 82
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 13 29 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.35% 2.52% 1.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.59% 10.39% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 13 26 10
Average salary £25,500 £30,000 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +6.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £37,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% -7.14%
Windows 7
East of England

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

Operating Systems Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
283 279 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 29.45% 24.24% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 249 237 259
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% -12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Windows 7
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +13 11 £25,500 -20.93%
Dunstable -14 2 £25,000 -25.37%
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (61.54%) Windows 8
3 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 11 (42.31%) Office 365
5 10 (38.46%) MS Office
6 7 (26.92%) C
6 7 (26.92%) Windows XP
6 7 (26.92%) Android
7 6 (23.08%) Apple iOS
7 6 (23.08%) Degree
7 6 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
7 6 (23.08%) SLA
7 6 (23.08%) Citrix
7 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery
8 5 (19.23%) Mathematics
8 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (19.23%) SCCM
9 4 (15.38%) Asset Management
9 4 (15.38%) Remedy
9 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
9 4 (15.38%) ITIL
10 3 (11.54%) UNIX
10 3 (11.54%) .NET
10 3 (11.54%) Oracle
10 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
10 3 (11.54%) SQL
10 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
10 3 (11.54%) A+ Certification
10 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (11.54%) VMware

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 2 (7.69%) IIS
1 2 (7.69%) Apache
1 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.85%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (38.46%) MS Office
2 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (42.31%) Office 365
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Firewall
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) MS Access
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) PowerBuilder
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Legal
1 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Support Technician
2 10 (38.46%) Help Desk Support
2 10 (38.46%) Help Desk Technician
2 10 (38.46%) Help Desk Support Technician
3 7 (26.92%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Desktop Support
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Deskside Support
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (3.85%) SQL DBA
7 1 (3.85%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) HTML
2 2 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Mathematics
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.85%) Statistics
3 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (61.54%) Windows 8
3 7 (26.92%) Windows XP
3 7 (26.92%) Android
4 6 (23.08%) Apple iOS
5 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (11.54%) UNIX
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (7.69%) Linux
8 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery
1 6 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Asset Management
3 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
3 2 (7.69%) Security Architecture
3 2 (7.69%) Security Management
3 2 (7.69%) Migration
3 2 (7.69%) Patch Management
3 2 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (3.85%) CAD
4 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) C
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) VBScript
3 2 (7.69%) VB
3 2 (7.69%) C++
3 2 (7.69%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 2 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) A+ Certification
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.85%) MCSE
4 1 (3.85%) MCSA
4 1 (3.85%) CCNP
4 1 (3.85%) CCNA
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) SLA
2 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Citrix
3 4 (15.38%) Remedy
4 3 (11.54%) VMware
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco
5 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 2 (7.69%) Northgate