The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 99 64 67
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 31 59 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.70% 3.17% 3.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.81% 14.94% 13.55%
Number of salaries quoted 27 55 42
Average salary £26,250 £27,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,500 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £62,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,559 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-0.22% -11.47%
Windows 7
West Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
352 395 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.35% 21.21% 23.88%
Number of salaries quoted 325 373 350
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Birmingham

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (69.01%) Active Directory
3 44 (61.97%) Microsoft
4 32 (45.07%) Blackberry
5 31 (43.66%) MS Exchange
5 31 (43.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (36.62%) MS Office
7 23 (32.39%) Service Delivery
8 19 (26.76%) Law
8 19 (26.76%) Cisco
9 18 (25.35%) MS Excel
9 18 (25.35%) SCCM
10 17 (23.94%) Exchange Server 2010
11 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (21.13%) DNS
12 15 (21.13%) Windows XP
12 15 (21.13%) VMware
13 14 (19.72%) User Experience
13 14 (19.72%) Time Management
13 14 (19.72%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (19.72%) DHCP
13 14 (19.72%) Citrix
14 13 (18.31%) Windows 8
15 12 (16.90%) Legal
16 11 (15.49%) Wireless
16 11 (15.49%) LAN
16 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
16 11 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2007
17 10 (14.08%) Office 365
17 10 (14.08%) Apple

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 31 (43.66%) MS Exchange
2 17 (23.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (8.45%) WorkSite
4 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2000
4 6 (8.45%) IIS
4 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (5.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 26 (36.62%) MS Office
2 18 (25.35%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.63%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.63%) MS Project
4 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.08%) Office 365
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.41%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.13%) DNS
2 14 (19.72%) DHCP
3 11 (15.49%) LAN
3 11 (15.49%) Wireless
4 9 (12.68%) VPN
5 8 (11.27%) WAN
6 6 (8.45%) 3G
7 4 (5.63%) TCP/IP
8 3 (4.23%) SAN
8 3 (4.23%) MPLS
8 3 (4.23%) DSL
9 2 (2.82%) Firewall
10 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.41%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.41%) VLAN
10 1 (1.41%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.63%) MS Access
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (26.76%) Law
2 12 (16.90%) Legal
3 8 (11.27%) Finance
4 3 (4.23%) Retail
5 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (32.39%) 2nd Line Support
2 21 (29.58%) Desktop Support
3 18 (25.35%) Analyst
4 15 (21.13%) Team Leader
4 15 (21.13%) Support Team Leader
4 15 (21.13%) IT Support
5 14 (19.72%) Desktop Support Team Leader
5 14 (19.72%) Desktop Team Leader
5 14 (19.72%) Support Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Service Analyst
6 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (9.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) IT Support Technician
7 6 (8.45%) Support Technician
8 5 (7.04%) Support Analyst
8 5 (7.04%) IT Support Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) IT Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) .NET
2 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.41%) CSS
2 1 (1.41%) jQuery
2 1 (1.41%) HTML5
2 1 (1.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (45.07%) Blackberry
2 14 (19.72%) User Experience
3 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.04%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.04%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.82%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.82%) EPoS
5 2 (2.82%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.41%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.41%) iPhone
6 1 (1.41%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.41%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (43.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (21.13%) Windows XP
5 13 (18.31%) Windows 8
6 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (8.45%) Windows 2000
8 4 (5.63%) Android
9 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.41%) Linux
9 1 (1.41%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.39%) Service Delivery
2 14 (19.72%) Time Management
3 7 (9.86%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (9.86%) ITIL
4 6 (8.45%) Document Management
5 5 (7.04%) Network Management
6 4 (5.63%) Service Management
7 3 (4.23%) Automated Testing
7 3 (4.23%) Web Testing
7 3 (4.23%) Manual Testing
8 2 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.82%) CRM
8 2 (2.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.82%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.82%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (1.41%) Business Continuity Planning
9 1 (1.41%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.41%) Email Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.45%) SQL
2 4 (5.63%) C
3 3 (4.23%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.82%) VBA
5 1 (1.41%) C#
5 1 (1.41%) VBScript
5 1 (1.41%) VB
5 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (9.86%) MCSE
2 7 (9.86%) MCITP
3 5 (7.04%) MCP
3 5 (7.04%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.04%) MCSA
4 4 (5.63%) A+ Certification
5 3 (4.23%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (4.23%) CCNA
5 3 (4.23%) ISEB
5 3 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.23%) MCTS
6 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.41%) MCDST
7 1 (1.41%) CCNP
7 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (69.01%) Active Directory
2 14 (19.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.86%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.45%) vSphere
5 4 (5.63%) VMware ESX
5 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (2.82%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (25.35%) SCCM
2 2 (2.82%) SCOM
2 2 (2.82%) WSUS
3 1 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 44 (61.97%) Microsoft
2 19 (26.76%) Cisco
3 15 (21.13%) VMware
4 14 (19.72%) Citrix
5 10 (14.08%) Apple
6 6 (8.45%) LANDesk
6 6 (8.45%) Interwoven
7 5 (7.04%) Adobe
8 2 (2.82%) HP
8 2 (2.82%) Dell
8 2 (2.82%) EMC
9 1 (1.41%) Juniper
9 1 (1.41%) NetApp
9 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.41%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.41%) Veeam
9 1 (1.41%) Twitter
9 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.41%) Symantec
9 1 (1.41%) SAP
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