The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 85 76 82
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 36 53 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.82% 2.61% 1.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.78% 9.53% 7.47%
Number of salaries quoted 33 39 24
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,904 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £54,550
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
410 556 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.76% 27.38% 22.28%
Number of salaries quoted 370 490 342
Average salary £36,479 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
Windows 7
West Midlands

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 29 July 2014.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 92 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (64.13%) Microsoft
3 54 (58.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (48.91%) Active Directory
5 43 (46.74%) VMware
6 39 (42.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 36 (39.13%) MS Exchange
8 35 (38.04%) VMware Infrastructure
9 34 (36.96%) SCCM
10 31 (33.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 31 (33.70%) Windows XP
11 30 (32.61%) MS Excel
11 30 (32.61%) VPN
12 29 (31.52%) WAN
13 28 (30.43%) Windows 8
14 26 (28.26%) MCSE
15 25 (27.17%) Cisco
16 24 (26.09%) TCP/IP
17 22 (23.91%) LAN
18 21 (22.83%) Windows Server 2012
19 20 (21.74%) Citrix
20 19 (20.65%) Exchange Server 2010
21 17 (18.48%) MCP
21 17 (18.48%) SQL
21 17 (18.48%) MS Office
22 16 (17.39%) Internet
23 15 (16.30%) SCOM
24 14 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2007
24 14 (15.22%) Firewall
24 14 (15.22%) SQL Server

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 36 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 19 (20.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (10.87%) SharePoint
4 10 (10.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (7.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (6.52%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (4.35%) IIS
7 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (1.09%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.09%) Lync
9 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 30 (32.61%) MS Excel
2 17 (18.48%) MS Office
3 1 (1.09%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.09%) Adobe Captivate
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.87%) Office 365
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (32.61%) VPN
2 29 (31.52%) WAN
3 24 (26.09%) TCP/IP
4 22 (23.91%) LAN
5 16 (17.39%) Internet
6 14 (15.22%) DHCP
6 14 (15.22%) Firewall
7 10 (10.87%) MPLS
7 10 (10.87%) DNS
7 10 (10.87%) ADSL
7 10 (10.87%) SAN
7 10 (10.87%) Wireless
8 8 (8.70%) Ethernet
8 8 (8.70%) NetScaler
8 8 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (5.43%) VLAN
10 4 (4.35%) SSL
11 3 (3.26%) SMTP
12 2 (2.17%) 3G
13 1 (1.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.35%) MySQL
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) MSI
2 3 (3.26%) InstallShield
3 2 (2.17%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (1.09%) RequisitePro
General
1 8 (8.70%) Finance
2 7 (7.61%) Legal
3 5 (5.43%) Retail
3 5 (5.43%) Law
4 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (39.13%) Analyst
2 24 (26.09%) Support Analyst
3 14 (15.22%) Architect
3 14 (15.22%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (11.96%) Technical Architect
5 10 (10.87%) Consultant
6 6 (6.52%) Desktop Support
6 6 (6.52%) Administrator
6 6 (6.52%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Network Analyst
7 5 (5.43%) IT Support Analyst
7 5 (5.43%) Applications Packager
7 5 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) IT Support
8 4 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Consultant
8 4 (4.35%) Server Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.26%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (3.26%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.26%) OCX
1 3 (3.26%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.09%) HTML
2 1 (1.09%) .NET
2 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.13%) Blackberry
2 6 (6.52%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.43%) Replication
4 3 (3.26%) PDA
4 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.26%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.09%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.09%) iPhone
5 1 (1.09%) iPad
5 1 (1.09%) PMI
5 1 (1.09%) EPoS
5 1 (1.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 92 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (58.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (33.70%) Windows XP
3 31 (33.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (30.43%) Windows 8
5 21 (22.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (7.61%) Android
7 5 (5.43%) Linux
8 2 (2.17%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.17%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.09%) UNIX
9 1 (1.09%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.09%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.09%) AIX
9 1 (1.09%) Debian
9 1 (1.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.04%) ITIL
1 12 (13.04%) Project Management
2 11 (11.96%) Business Development
2 11 (11.96%) Customer Engagement
3 6 (6.52%) Asset Management
4 5 (5.43%) Service Delivery
4 5 (5.43%) Network Management
4 5 (5.43%) Integration Testing
5 4 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 4 (4.35%) Migration
5 4 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.26%) Document Management
6 3 (3.26%) Change Management
6 3 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.26%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.17%) Network Design
8 1 (1.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (1.09%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (1.09%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.48%) SQL
2 6 (6.52%) VB
2 6 (6.52%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.26%) VBScript
4 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.09%) Python
4 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.09%) C
4 1 (1.09%) C#
4 1 (1.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 39 (42.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (28.26%) MCSE
3 17 (18.48%) MCP
4 12 (13.04%) MCITP
5 9 (9.78%) Degree
5 9 (9.78%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.35%) MCTS
6 4 (4.35%) CCA
6 4 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (3.26%) CCEE
7 3 (3.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.17%) MCSA
8 2 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.09%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.09%) CCNA
9 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (48.91%) Active Directory
2 35 (38.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (13.04%) XenApp
3 12 (13.04%) vSphere
4 10 (10.87%) XenDesktop
4 10 (10.87%) Hyper-V
4 10 (10.87%) Terminal Services
5 9 (9.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (6.52%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.17%) VMware Server
7 2 (2.17%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.09%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 34 (36.96%) SCCM
2 15 (16.30%) SCOM
3 10 (10.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 9 (9.78%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (9.78%) Backup Exec
5 8 (8.70%) XenMobile
6 4 (4.35%) SCOrch
6 4 (4.35%) SCSM
6 4 (4.35%) SCVMM
7 2 (2.17%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.17%) SCDPM
8 1 (1.09%) Nessus
8 1 (1.09%) WSUS
8 1 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (1.09%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 59 (64.13%) Microsoft
2 43 (46.74%) VMware
3 25 (27.17%) Cisco
4 20 (21.74%) Citrix
5 11 (11.96%) Symantec
6 10 (10.87%) HP
6 10 (10.87%) Intel
7 8 (8.70%) Apple
8 6 (6.52%) AppSense
9 5 (5.43%) Kaspersky
9 5 (5.43%) NetApp
10 4 (4.35%) Oracle
10 4 (4.35%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.26%) LANDesk
11 3 (3.26%) Remedy
12 2 (2.17%) Interwoven
12 2 (2.17%) Unisys
12 2 (2.17%) IBM
12 2 (2.17%) i2
12 2 (2.17%) Open Text
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