The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 64 154 155
Rank change year-on-year
+90 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 229 74 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.87% 1.32% 1.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.33% 4.63% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 154 60 74
Average salary £27,000 £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,650 £19,000 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
Windows 7
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1718 1597 1681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.02% 28.44% 30.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1231 1289 1469
Average salary £37,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.84% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Berkshire

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Windows 7
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
Bracknell +30 84 £25,000 +9.89% 4
Reading +41 74 £26,500 +13.97% 8
Newbury +25 19 £24,750 -56.95%
Wokingham +9 17 £30,000 +27.65%
Windsor - 10 £27,500 -
Slough +3 9 £25,500 -40.00%
Maidenhead -16 9 £25,000 -46.52%
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

1 360 (100.00%) Windows
2 208 (57.78%) Microsoft
3 171 (47.50%) Active Directory
4 164 (45.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 118 (32.78%) VMware
6 110 (30.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 108 (30.00%) MS Office
8 100 (27.78%) MS Exchange
9 95 (26.39%) SQL
10 93 (25.83%) MS Excel
10 93 (25.83%) Windows 8
11 91 (25.28%) VMware Infrastructure
12 88 (24.44%) Windows XP
13 77 (21.39%) Citrix
14 76 (21.11%) ITIL
15 73 (20.28%) TCP/IP
16 69 (19.17%) SCCM
16 69 (19.17%) Windows Server 2012
17 68 (18.89%) Security Cleared
18 66 (18.33%) Microsoft Certification
19 61 (16.94%) Finance
20 55 (15.28%) Oracle
20 55 (15.28%) PowerShell
21 53 (14.72%) SC Cleared
21 53 (14.72%) Hyper-V
21 53 (14.72%) Exchange Server 2010
22 45 (12.50%) Telecoms
23 44 (12.22%) Exchange Server 2007
24 42 (11.67%) DNS
25 41 (11.39%) Linux

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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
1 100 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 53 (14.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (12.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 28 (7.78%) SharePoint
5 24 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 20 (5.56%) Lync
7 11 (3.06%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (2.78%) Live Communications Server
9 7 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (1.67%) IIS
11 5 (1.39%) WebSphere
12 4 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (1.11%) Lotus Domino
12 4 (1.11%) Tomcat
12 4 (1.11%) GroupWise
13 3 (0.83%) ArcGIS
14 2 (0.56%) WordPress
15 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.28%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 108 (30.00%) MS Office
2 93 (25.83%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.94%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.83%) Agresso
2 3 (0.83%) Academy Housing
3 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (6.39%) Office 365
2 12 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.78%) SaaS
4 6 (1.67%) IaaS
5 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 73 (20.28%) TCP/IP
2 42 (11.67%) DNS
3 38 (10.56%) Firewall
4 34 (9.44%) LAN
5 32 (8.89%) WAN
6 31 (8.61%) VPN
7 20 (5.56%) SAN
8 15 (4.17%) DHCP
9 11 (3.06%) VoIP
10 6 (1.67%) SMTP
10 6 (1.67%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (1.67%) NAS
11 5 (1.39%) Internet
12 4 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (1.11%) Wireless
12 4 (1.11%) IMAP
12 4 (1.11%) NetScaler
12 4 (1.11%) DMZ
12 4 (1.11%) SSL
12 4 (1.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.83%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.56%) MS Access
3 10 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 22 (6.11%) MSI
2 15 (4.17%) LoadRunner
3 10 (2.78%) SilkPerformer
4 6 (1.67%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (0.83%) WinRunner
6 1 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 61 (16.94%) Finance
2 45 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 31 (8.61%) Retail
4 13 (3.61%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.94%) Legal
5 7 (1.94%) French Language
5 7 (1.94%) German Language
5 7 (1.94%) Italian Language
5 7 (1.94%) Spanish Language
6 5 (1.39%) Banking
7 4 (1.11%) Russian Language
7 4 (1.11%) Swedish Language
7 4 (1.11%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 117 (32.50%) Support Engineer
2 60 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 58 (16.11%) Analyst
4 39 (10.83%) Support Analyst
5 33 (9.17%) Desktop Support
6 32 (8.89%) IT Support
7 30 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 30 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
8 28 (7.78%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 25 (6.94%) Integration Engineer
10 24 (6.67%) Consultant
11 20 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
12 19 (5.28%) Service Analyst
12 19 (5.28%) Service Desk Analyst
12 19 (5.28%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 16 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 16 (4.44%) Help Desk Support
13 16 (4.44%) Desktop Engineer
13 16 (4.44%) Team Leader
14 15 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.78%) Application Packaging
2 6 (1.67%) Web Services
3 4 (1.11%) ODBC
4 2 (0.56%) .NET
5 1 (0.28%) HTML
5 1 (0.28%) XML
5 1 (0.28%) SAML
5 1 (0.28%) WCF
5 1 (0.28%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.56%) Statistics
3 19 (5.28%) Blackberry
4 17 (4.72%) Thin Client
4 17 (4.72%) Fat Client
5 10 (2.78%) iPhone
6 7 (1.94%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.67%) Open Source
8 4 (1.11%) Clustering
9 3 (0.83%) PKI
9 3 (0.83%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.83%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.56%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.56%) EPoS
11 1 (0.28%) VLE
11 1 (0.28%) Wiki
11 1 (0.28%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 360 (100.00%) Windows
2 164 (45.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 110 (30.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 93 (25.83%) Windows 8
5 88 (24.44%) Windows XP
6 69 (19.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 41 (11.39%) Linux
8 23 (6.39%) Android
9 20 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (5.28%) CentOS
10 19 (5.28%) SUSE
10 19 (5.28%) Debian
10 19 (5.28%) Ubuntu
11 14 (3.89%) UNIX
12 10 (2.78%) Windows Mobile
13 7 (1.94%) Windows Vista
13 7 (1.94%) Solaris
14 6 (1.67%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.11%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (21.11%) ITIL
2 26 (7.22%) Incident Management
3 21 (5.83%) Problem Management
4 20 (5.56%) Migration
5 19 (5.28%) Service Management
6 14 (3.89%) Regression Testing
7 13 (3.61%) Mentoring
8 12 (3.33%) Test Automation
9 11 (3.06%) Test Scripting
10 10 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (2.78%) Test Management
10 10 (2.78%) ITIL V2
10 10 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (2.50%) Mobile Device Management
12 7 (1.94%) Non-Functional Testing
12 7 (1.94%) Configuration Management
12 7 (1.94%) PRINCE2
12 7 (1.94%) Time Management
12 7 (1.94%) Performance Management
12 7 (1.94%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (26.39%) SQL
2 55 (15.28%) PowerShell
3 39 (10.83%) VBScript
3 39 (10.83%) VB
4 3 (0.83%) C#
5 1 (0.28%) Perl
5 1 (0.28%) Bourne shell
5 1 (0.28%) Korn
5 1 (0.28%) C
Qualifications
1 68 (18.89%) Security Cleared
2 66 (18.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 53 (14.72%) SC Cleared
4 33 (9.17%) MCP
5 32 (8.89%) MCITP
6 30 (8.33%) MCSA
7 27 (7.50%) MCSE
8 26 (7.22%) MCTS
9 21 (5.83%) DV Cleared
10 17 (4.72%) ISTQB
10 17 (4.72%) ISEB
11 16 (4.44%) CCNA
11 16 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 11 (3.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 10 (2.78%) Degree
15 8 (2.22%) CCNP
16 6 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
16 6 (1.67%) CCA
16 6 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.67%) SLA
2 3 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.28%) QA
3 1 (0.28%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 171 (47.50%) Active Directory
2 91 (25.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (14.72%) Hyper-V
4 23 (6.39%) XenApp
5 19 (5.28%) XenDesktop
6 16 (4.44%) vSphere
7 14 (3.89%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (2.78%) VMware ESX
9 8 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (1.94%) VMware Workstation
11 5 (1.39%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.56%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.28%) NFS
13 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.28%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.28%) UAG
13 1 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 69 (19.17%) SCCM
2 33 (9.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 17 (4.72%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (3.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 12 (3.33%) NetBackup
5 10 (2.78%) Netcool
5 10 (2.78%) Unicenter
5 10 (2.78%) SCOM
5 10 (2.78%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 4 (1.11%) XenMobile
7 3 (0.83%) SCSM
7 3 (0.83%) SCVMM
7 3 (0.83%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.56%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Intune
9 1 (0.28%) OpenView
9 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.28%) MOM
9 1 (0.28%) WMI
Vendors
1 208 (57.78%) Microsoft
2 118 (32.78%) VMware
3 77 (21.39%) Citrix
4 55 (15.28%) Oracle
5 40 (11.11%) HP
6 33 (9.17%) Fujitsu
7 27 (7.50%) Cisco
8 20 (5.56%) Dell
8 20 (5.56%) Red Hat
9 18 (5.00%) AppSense
10 15 (4.17%) EMC
11 12 (3.33%) Avaya
11 12 (3.33%) Veritas
12 11 (3.06%) Meridio
13 9 (2.50%) Symantec
14 8 (2.22%) Lumension
15 7 (1.94%) SonicWALL
15 7 (1.94%) NetApp
16 6 (1.67%) BMC
16 6 (1.67%) Remedy
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