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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 80 77 88
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 42 31 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.30% 1.99% 1.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.17% 6.89% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 28 28 19
Average salary £25,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,850 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £26,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -17.18%
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
458 450 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.07% 28.92% 25.65%
Number of salaries quoted 417 412 354
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,800
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 January 2015.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 42 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 30 (38.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (31.17%) MS Office
5 22 (28.57%) Windows XP
6 20 (25.97%) SCCM
7 19 (24.68%) Blackberry
8 18 (23.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (22.08%) MS Excel
9 17 (22.08%) ITIL
9 17 (22.08%) Law
9 17 (22.08%) VMware
10 16 (20.78%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (16.88%) Service Delivery
12 13 (16.88%) LAN
12 13 (16.88%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (15.58%) MS Exchange
13 12 (15.58%) MCSE
13 12 (15.58%) Windows 8
14 11 (14.29%) Legal
15 10 (12.99%) DNS
15 10 (12.99%) Citrix
16 9 (11.69%) Time Management
16 9 (11.69%) User Experience
16 9 (11.69%) Cisco
16 9 (11.69%) DHCP
17 8 (10.39%) WAN
17 8 (10.39%) Finance

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 12 (15.58%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (5.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.60%) IIS
7 1 (1.30%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (1.30%) WorkSite
Applications
1 24 (31.17%) MS Office
2 17 (22.08%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.90%) MS Project
4 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.30%) S-PLUS
4 1 (1.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Office 365
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.60%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.88%) LAN
2 10 (12.99%) DNS
3 9 (11.69%) DHCP
4 8 (10.39%) WAN
5 5 (6.49%) VPN
5 5 (6.49%) FTP
5 5 (6.49%) Wireless
6 3 (3.90%) SAN
6 3 (3.90%) MPLS
6 3 (3.90%) DSL
6 3 (3.90%) Firewall
6 3 (3.90%) VoIP
6 3 (3.90%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.60%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (2.60%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.60%) Internet
8 1 (1.30%) 3G
8 1 (1.30%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.30%) MS Access
3 1 (1.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (22.08%) Law
2 11 (14.29%) Legal
3 8 (10.39%) Finance
4 7 (9.09%) Retail
5 4 (5.19%) Back Office
6 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.90%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.60%) Advertising
8 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (32.47%) Analyst
2 20 (25.97%) Desktop Support
3 15 (19.48%) 2nd Line Support
4 14 (18.18%) Support Analyst
5 12 (15.58%) Team Leader
6 11 (14.29%) Support Team Leader
7 10 (12.99%) Desktop Support Team Leader
7 10 (12.99%) Desktop Team Leader
8 8 (10.39%) Desktop Analyst
8 8 (10.39%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 8 (10.39%) Support Engineer
9 7 (9.09%) IT Support
10 6 (7.79%) Consultant
11 5 (6.49%) Service Analyst
11 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 5 (6.49%) Service Desk Analyst
12 4 (5.19%) IT Support Engineer
12 4 (5.19%) Server Engineer
12 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
12 4 (5.19%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.90%) .NET
1 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET
1 3 (3.90%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.30%) jQuery
2 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.30%) HTML5
2 1 (1.30%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.68%) Blackberry
2 9 (11.69%) User Experience
3 5 (6.49%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.19%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.90%) Handset
6 2 (2.60%) NHS
7 1 (1.30%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.30%) Clustering
7 1 (1.30%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.30%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.30%) iPhone
7 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.30%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (38.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 14 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (16.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (15.58%) Windows 8
7 5 (6.49%) Android
8 4 (5.19%) UNIX
9 2 (2.60%) Linux
9 2 (2.60%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.30%) Debian
10 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.30%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.08%) ITIL
2 13 (16.88%) Service Delivery
3 9 (11.69%) Time Management
4 5 (6.49%) Logistics
5 4 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (5.19%) PRINCE2
5 4 (5.19%) Project Management
5 4 (5.19%) Network Management
5 4 (5.19%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (5.19%) Mentoring
6 3 (3.90%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (3.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (3.90%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.60%) MOF
7 2 (2.60%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.60%) Service Management
7 2 (2.60%) Line Management
8 1 (1.30%) Software License Management
8 1 (1.30%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.30%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.49%) SQL
2 4 (5.19%) C++
2 4 (5.19%) COBOL
3 3 (3.90%) C#
3 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (23.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (15.58%) MCSE
3 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
4 7 (9.09%) MCITP
4 7 (9.09%) MCSA
5 5 (6.49%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.90%) Degree
7 3 (3.90%) CCA
7 3 (3.90%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.60%) MCP
8 2 (2.60%) MCTS
8 2 (2.60%) CCEE
8 2 (2.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.30%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 16 (20.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.79%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.79%) vSphere
4 5 (6.49%) XenDesktop
5 4 (5.19%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (3.90%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.60%) XenApp
7 2 (2.60%) VMware Server
7 2 (2.60%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (25.97%) SCCM
2 3 (3.90%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.60%) SCOM
3 2 (2.60%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.60%) Windows Intune
3 2 (2.60%) SCOrch
3 2 (2.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (2.60%) SCSM
3 2 (2.60%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 17 (22.08%) VMware
3 10 (12.99%) Citrix
4 9 (11.69%) Cisco
5 6 (7.79%) Apple
6 4 (5.19%) Borland
6 4 (5.19%) SolarWinds
6 4 (5.19%) AppSense
7 3 (3.90%) Avaya
8 2 (2.60%) Adobe
8 2 (2.60%) HP
8 2 (2.60%) Symantec
9 1 (1.30%) McAfee
9 1 (1.30%) Acronis
9 1 (1.30%) Twitter
9 1 (1.30%) Stonesoft
9 1 (1.30%) LexisNexis
9 1 (1.30%) Interwoven
9 1 (1.30%) IBM
9 1 (1.30%) Oracle
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