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 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 101 102 90
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 33 25 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.42% 1.16% 1.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.70% 3.97% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 31 19 17
Average salary £28,728 £35,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.07% -1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,500 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £80,000 £51,400
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
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
579 629 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.95% 29.27% 25.07%
Number of salaries quoted 504 580 356
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 2014.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 88 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (55.68%) Microsoft
3 48 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (44.32%) VMware
5 37 (42.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 35 (39.77%) Active Directory
7 32 (36.36%) SCCM
8 31 (35.23%) VMware Infrastructure
9 29 (32.95%) MS Exchange
10 28 (31.82%) Windows XP
11 26 (29.55%) Windows 8
12 25 (28.41%) MS Excel
13 24 (27.27%) MCSE
14 23 (26.14%) VPN
14 23 (26.14%) Windows Server 2012
15 22 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
16 20 (22.73%) WAN
17 19 (21.59%) MS Office
18 18 (20.45%) Citrix
19 16 (18.18%) LAN
19 16 (18.18%) Cisco
19 16 (18.18%) SQL
20 15 (17.05%) Exchange Server 2010
21 14 (15.91%) SQL Server
21 14 (15.91%) ITIL
22 13 (14.77%) DHCP
22 13 (14.77%) TCP/IP
22 13 (14.77%) SCOM
23 12 (13.64%) XenApp
24 11 (12.50%) XenDesktop

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 29 (32.95%) MS Exchange
2 15 (17.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (11.36%) SharePoint
4 9 (10.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (7.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (6.82%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (5.68%) IIS
8 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (1.14%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 25 (28.41%) MS Excel
2 19 (21.59%) MS Office
3 1 (1.14%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (1.14%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.14%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.68%) Office 365
2 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (26.14%) VPN
2 20 (22.73%) WAN
3 16 (18.18%) LAN
4 13 (14.77%) TCP/IP
4 13 (14.77%) DHCP
5 10 (11.36%) DNS
6 9 (10.23%) Internet
7 8 (9.09%) SAN
7 8 (9.09%) NetScaler
8 7 (7.95%) Wireless
8 7 (7.95%) ADSL
9 5 (5.68%) Ethernet
9 5 (5.68%) Firewall
10 4 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (4.55%) MPLS
10 4 (4.55%) VLAN
11 2 (2.27%) 3G
12 1 (1.14%) SSL
12 1 (1.14%) FTP
12 1 (1.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.68%) MySQL
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.41%) MSI
2 1 (1.14%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.14%) RequisitePro
General
1 10 (11.36%) Law
2 7 (7.95%) Finance
3 6 (6.82%) Legal
4 3 (3.41%) Retail
4 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.27%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.14%) Back Office
6 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (38.64%) Analyst
2 23 (26.14%) Support Analyst
3 15 (17.05%) Architect
4 11 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 10 (11.36%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (9.09%) Server Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) Desktop Support
8 6 (6.82%) Consultant
8 6 (6.82%) IT Support
9 5 (5.68%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 5 (5.68%) Administrator
9 5 (5.68%) IT Support Analyst
10 4 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) Network Analyst
10 4 (4.55%) Support Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) Service Analyst
10 4 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
10 4 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
10 4 (4.55%) Senior Architect
10 4 (4.55%) Senior Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.68%) Application Packaging
2 3 (3.41%) OCX
3 2 (2.27%) HTML
3 2 (2.27%) .NET
3 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.14%) jQuery
4 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 7 (7.95%) Client/Server
2 7 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.55%) Replication
4 3 (3.41%) PDA
5 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.14%) Handset
6 1 (1.14%) EPoS
6 1 (1.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 88 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (31.82%) Windows XP
4 26 (29.55%) Windows 8
5 23 (26.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (6.82%) Linux
7 6 (6.82%) Android
8 3 (3.41%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.27%) Debian
9 2 (2.27%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.27%) UNIX
9 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.14%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.14%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.91%) ITIL
2 11 (12.50%) Business Development
2 11 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
2 11 (12.50%) Project Management
3 6 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (4.55%) Network Management
5 3 (3.41%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (3.41%) Migration
5 3 (3.41%) Change Management
5 3 (3.41%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (3.41%) Asset Management
5 3 (3.41%) Document Management
6 2 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.27%) Software License Management
7 1 (1.14%) Line Management
7 1 (1.14%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.14%) SIEM
7 1 (1.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.14%) Test Strategy
7 1 (1.14%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.18%) SQL
2 6 (6.82%) VB
3 3 (3.41%) VBScript
3 3 (3.41%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.14%) Python
4 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.14%) C
4 1 (1.14%) C#
4 1 (1.14%) C++
4 1 (1.14%) COBOL
4 1 (1.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 37 (42.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (27.27%) MCSE
3 10 (11.36%) Degree
4 9 (10.23%) MCP
5 8 (9.09%) MCITP
6 5 (5.68%) MCTS
6 5 (5.68%) CCA
6 5 (5.68%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (4.55%) MCSA
7 4 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (4.55%) Security Cleared
7 4 (4.55%) CCEE
8 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.14%) CCNA
9 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (39.77%) Active Directory
2 31 (35.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (13.64%) XenApp
4 11 (12.50%) XenDesktop
5 10 (11.36%) vSphere
6 7 (7.95%) Hyper-V
6 7 (7.95%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (7.95%) Terminal Services
7 6 (6.82%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (4.55%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.14%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.14%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.14%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 32 (36.36%) SCCM
2 13 (14.77%) SCOM
3 8 (9.09%) XenMobile
4 7 (7.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (4.55%) NetBackup
5 4 (4.55%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.27%) SCVMM
6 2 (2.27%) SCDPM
6 2 (2.27%) SCOrch
6 2 (2.27%) SCSM
7 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.14%) CORE IMPACT
7 1 (1.14%) Nessus
7 1 (1.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (55.68%) Microsoft
2 39 (44.32%) VMware
3 18 (20.45%) Citrix
4 16 (18.18%) Cisco
5 10 (11.36%) HP
6 8 (9.09%) Apple
6 8 (9.09%) Symantec
6 8 (9.09%) SolarWinds
7 7 (7.95%) AppSense
7 7 (7.95%) Intel
8 5 (5.68%) Oracle
9 4 (4.55%) NetApp
9 4 (4.55%) Kaspersky
10 3 (3.41%) LANDesk
11 2 (2.27%) Remedy
11 2 (2.27%) Open Text
11 2 (2.27%) Acronis
11 2 (2.27%) LexisNexis
11 2 (2.27%) Interwoven
11 2 (2.27%) Juniper
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago