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 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 92 105 97
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 31 29 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.58% 1.36% 1.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.16% 6.09% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 30 28 25
Average salary £27,500 £28,728 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.27% -28.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £23,200 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £37,950 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% -7.14%
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
433 476 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.13% 22.35% 28.36%
Number of salaries quoted 396 422 549
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
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 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 28 August 2015.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (75.81%) Microsoft
3 42 (67.74%) Active Directory
4 36 (58.06%) MS Excel
5 32 (51.61%) MS Exchange
6 23 (37.10%) MS Office
6 23 (37.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (37.10%) Windows 8
7 20 (32.26%) Citrix
8 19 (30.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (29.03%) Cisco
9 18 (29.03%) VMware
9 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (24.19%) Firewall
11 15 (24.19%) VPN
12 14 (22.58%) Blackberry
13 13 (20.97%) Windows XP
14 11 (17.74%) ITIL
14 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (17.74%) Exchange Server 2010
15 10 (16.13%) Finance
16 9 (14.52%) Apple
16 9 (14.52%) Dell
16 9 (14.52%) SQL
17 8 (12.90%) MCSE
17 8 (12.90%) DNS
17 8 (12.90%) SLA
17 8 (12.90%) TCP/IP
17 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 32 (51.61%) MS Exchange
2 11 (17.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2000
4 6 (9.68%) WorkSite
5 5 (8.06%) Lync
6 3 (4.84%) IIS
7 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 36 (58.06%) MS Excel
2 23 (37.10%) MS Office
3 3 (4.84%) MS Project
3 3 (4.84%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.23%) CATIA
5 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.61%) PTC Creo
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Office 365
2 1 (1.61%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.19%) VPN
1 15 (24.19%) Firewall
2 8 (12.90%) TCP/IP
2 8 (12.90%) DNS
3 7 (11.29%) WAN
3 7 (11.29%) DHCP
3 7 (11.29%) Wireless
4 6 (9.68%) 3G
4 6 (9.68%) LAN
5 5 (8.06%) VoIP
5 5 (8.06%) SAN
6 3 (4.84%) VLAN
7 2 (3.23%) Internet
8 1 (1.61%) Network Security
8 1 (1.61%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) MS Access
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.23%) MSI
General
1 10 (16.13%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Law
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.61%) Automotive
4 1 (1.61%) Legal
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (32.26%) Analyst
2 13 (20.97%) Support Engineer
3 11 (17.74%) IT Support
4 8 (12.90%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (12.90%) Service Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (11.29%) Support Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) Desktop Support
6 6 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (8.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Team Leader
7 5 (8.06%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) IT Support Specialist
8 4 (6.45%) Support Specialist
9 3 (4.84%) Field Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) .NET
2 3 (4.84%) jQuery
2 3 (4.84%) HTML5
2 3 (4.84%) HTML
3 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.61%) CSS
3 1 (1.61%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.58%) Blackberry
2 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.06%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (8.06%) Client/Server
4 4 (6.45%) Replication
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (37.10%) Windows Server 2008
2 23 (37.10%) Windows 8
3 19 (30.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (20.97%) Windows XP
6 6 (9.68%) Windows 2000
7 5 (8.06%) Windows Vista
8 3 (4.84%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.61%) Linux
9 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.61%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.61%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.74%) ITIL
2 7 (11.29%) Service Delivery
2 7 (11.29%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (9.68%) Document Management
4 5 (8.06%) Service Management
5 4 (6.45%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (6.45%) Incident Management
5 4 (6.45%) CRM
6 3 (4.84%) MVC
6 3 (4.84%) Web Testing
6 3 (4.84%) Manual Testing
6 3 (4.84%) Automated Testing
6 3 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.84%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.84%) Network Management
6 3 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.23%) Application Discovery
7 2 (3.23%) System Testing
7 2 (3.23%) Time Management
7 2 (3.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.52%) SQL
2 6 (9.68%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.84%) VB
3 3 (4.84%) C
3 3 (4.84%) C#
4 2 (3.23%) VBA
5 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (12.90%) MCSE
3 6 (9.68%) MCSA
3 6 (9.68%) MCP
4 5 (8.06%) A+ Certification
5 4 (6.45%) MCTS
5 4 (6.45%) MCITP
6 3 (4.84%) CCNA
6 3 (4.84%) ISEB
6 3 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.84%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.61%) CCNP
7 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) SLA
2 3 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (67.74%) Active Directory
2 16 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.45%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.45%) Terminal Services
3 4 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.84%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.84%) XenApp
5 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (3.23%) MetaFrame
5 2 (3.23%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) SCCM
2 2 (3.23%) WSUS
3 1 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.61%) SCOM
3 1 (1.61%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 47 (75.81%) Microsoft
2 20 (32.26%) Citrix
3 18 (29.03%) Cisco
3 18 (29.03%) VMware
4 9 (14.52%) Dell
4 9 (14.52%) Apple
5 7 (11.29%) LANDesk
5 7 (11.29%) HP
6 6 (9.68%) Interwoven
7 4 (6.45%) McAfee
8 3 (4.84%) Wyse
8 3 (4.84%) Adobe
8 3 (4.84%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.23%) EMC
9 2 (3.23%) Intel
10 1 (1.61%) Symantec
10 1 (1.61%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.61%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.61%) Veeam
10 1 (1.61%) Avaya
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