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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 101 107 92
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 35 20 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.51% 0.94% 1.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.79% 3.36% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 32 16 17
Average salary £28,728 £37,750 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.89% +4.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £17,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £80,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £27,939 £29,019
% change year-on-year
-5.15% -3.72%
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
604 596 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.00% 28.13% 25.54%
Number of salaries quoted 529 556 359
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 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £54,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 1 October 2014.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 84 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 47 (55.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (44.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (44.05%) VMware
5 33 (39.29%) Active Directory
6 30 (35.71%) SCCM
7 29 (34.52%) VMware Infrastructure
8 27 (32.14%) Windows 8
9 26 (30.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (29.76%) MS Exchange
11 24 (28.57%) MCSE
11 24 (28.57%) Windows XP
12 23 (27.38%) MS Excel
13 20 (23.81%) VPN
14 19 (22.62%) Windows Server 2003
15 17 (20.24%) WAN
15 17 (20.24%) ITIL
15 17 (20.24%) MS Office
16 16 (19.05%) Citrix
17 15 (17.86%) LAN
18 13 (15.48%) DHCP
18 13 (15.48%) Cisco
18 13 (15.48%) SQL Server
19 12 (14.29%) SQL
19 12 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
19 12 (14.29%) SCOM
20 10 (11.90%) Microsoft App-V
20 10 (11.90%) XenApp
20 10 (11.90%) XenDesktop

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 25 (29.76%) MS Exchange
2 12 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (10.71%) SharePoint
4 7 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (4.76%) IIS
7 1 (1.19%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 23 (27.38%) MS Excel
2 17 (20.24%) MS Office
3 2 (2.38%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) Office 365
2 2 (2.38%) IaaS
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (23.81%) VPN
2 17 (20.24%) WAN
3 15 (17.86%) LAN
4 13 (15.48%) DHCP
5 10 (11.90%) DNS
5 10 (11.90%) TCP/IP
6 8 (9.52%) Internet
6 8 (9.52%) SAN
7 7 (8.33%) Wireless
7 7 (8.33%) NetScaler
8 6 (7.14%) ADSL
9 4 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (3.57%) Ethernet
10 3 (3.57%) Firewall
11 2 (2.38%) iSCSI
11 2 (2.38%) VLAN
11 2 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (2.38%) MPLS
11 2 (2.38%) FTP
12 1 (1.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.76%) MySQL
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (3.57%) MSI
2 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.19%) RequisitePro
2 1 (1.19%) InstallShield
General
1 8 (9.52%) Law
2 6 (7.14%) Finance
3 4 (4.76%) Retail
3 4 (4.76%) Legal
4 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.38%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.38%) Back Office
6 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (34.52%) Analyst
2 19 (22.62%) Support Analyst
3 13 (15.48%) Architect
4 9 (10.71%) Consultant
5 8 (9.52%) Server Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) Technical Architect
5 8 (9.52%) Desktop Support
5 8 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (5.95%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (5.95%) Administrator
6 5 (5.95%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Senior Architect
7 4 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Senior Server Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) IT Support
7 4 (4.76%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Applications Packager
8 3 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.14%) Application Packaging
2 3 (3.57%) OCX
3 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.38%) HTML
3 2 (2.38%) .NET
4 1 (1.19%) HTML5
4 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.19%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) Blackberry
2 7 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.95%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.38%) PDA
4 2 (2.38%) NHS
4 2 (2.38%) Replication
5 1 (1.19%) Handset
5 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.19%) EPoS
5 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 84 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (55.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (32.14%) Windows 8
4 26 (30.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (28.57%) Windows XP
6 19 (22.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (5.95%) Linux
7 5 (5.95%) Android
8 3 (3.57%) UNIX
9 2 (2.38%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.38%) Debian
9 2 (2.38%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.19%) AIX
10 1 (1.19%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.19%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.24%) ITIL
2 8 (9.52%) Business Development
2 8 (9.52%) Customer Engagement
2 8 (9.52%) Project Management
3 5 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (3.57%) Migration
4 3 (3.57%) Change Management
5 2 (2.38%) Logistics
5 2 (2.38%) Asset Management
5 2 (2.38%) Software License Management
5 2 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (2.38%) Line Management
5 2 (2.38%) Network Management
5 2 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (2.38%) MOF
5 2 (2.38%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.19%) ERP
6 1 (1.19%) MVC
6 1 (1.19%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.19%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.29%) SQL
2 6 (7.14%) VB
3 3 (3.57%) VBScript
3 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.38%) C++
4 2 (2.38%) COBOL
5 1 (1.19%) Java
5 1 (1.19%) C
5 1 (1.19%) C#
5 1 (1.19%) Python
5 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 37 (44.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (28.57%) MCSE
3 9 (10.71%) MCITP
3 9 (10.71%) Degree
4 8 (9.52%) MCP
5 6 (7.14%) MCTS
5 6 (7.14%) CCA
5 6 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (5.95%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (5.95%) CCEE
6 5 (5.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
7 4 (4.76%) MCSA
8 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.19%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (39.29%) Active Directory
2 29 (34.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (11.90%) Microsoft App-V
3 10 (11.90%) XenApp
3 10 (11.90%) XenDesktop
4 9 (10.71%) vSphere
5 7 (8.33%) Hyper-V
6 6 (7.14%) Terminal Services
7 4 (4.76%) VMware Server
7 4 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.19%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.19%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.19%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 30 (35.71%) SCCM
2 12 (14.29%) SCOM
3 7 (8.33%) XenMobile
4 6 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (4.76%) SCVMM
5 4 (4.76%) SCSM
5 4 (4.76%) SCOrch
5 4 (4.76%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (2.38%) SCDPM
6 2 (2.38%) Windows Intune
6 2 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.38%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.19%) CORE IMPACT
7 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.19%) Nessus
7 1 (1.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 37 (44.05%) VMware
3 16 (19.05%) Citrix
4 13 (15.48%) Cisco
5 8 (9.52%) AppSense
5 8 (9.52%) SolarWinds
5 8 (9.52%) HP
6 6 (7.14%) Apple
6 6 (7.14%) Symantec
6 6 (7.14%) Intel
7 5 (5.95%) Oracle
8 2 (2.38%) Kaspersky
8 2 (2.38%) LANDesk
8 2 (2.38%) LexisNexis
8 2 (2.38%) Acronis
8 2 (2.38%) Open Text
8 2 (2.38%) Unisys
8 2 (2.38%) IBM
8 2 (2.38%) Juniper
8 2 (2.38%) Borland
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