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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 69 81 69
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 49 40 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.68% 2.27% 1.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.69% 9.66% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 48 32 20
Average salary £28,500 £31,250 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.80% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,350 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £49,100 £40,750
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
419 414 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.95% 23.47% 18.28%
Number of salaries quoted 388 348 247
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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 16 April 2014.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 56 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 48 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 44 (52.38%) Windows XP
5 34 (40.48%) WAN
6 32 (38.10%) VMware
7 31 (36.90%) MS Excel
7 31 (36.90%) SCCM
7 31 (36.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
9 29 (34.52%) Microsoft Certification
10 27 (32.14%) LAN
11 23 (27.38%) MCSE
12 21 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 19 (22.62%) TCP/IP
13 19 (22.62%) VPN
13 19 (22.62%) MS Office
14 18 (21.43%) MS Exchange
14 18 (21.43%) Cisco
15 16 (19.05%) Firewall
15 16 (19.05%) Microsoft App-V
16 15 (17.86%) Blackberry
16 15 (17.86%) MCP
16 15 (17.86%) MCITP
16 15 (17.86%) Windows 8
17 13 (15.48%) ITIL
17 13 (15.48%) SQL
17 13 (15.48%) Citrix
18 12 (14.29%) Internet
18 12 (14.29%) MSI

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 18 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (7.14%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.76%) Lync
7 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.19%) IIS
8 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 31 (36.90%) MS Excel
2 19 (22.62%) MS Office
3 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.19%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.19%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (7.14%) assyst
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.33%) Office 365
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (40.48%) WAN
2 27 (32.14%) LAN
3 19 (22.62%) TCP/IP
3 19 (22.62%) VPN
4 16 (19.05%) Firewall
5 12 (14.29%) Internet
6 11 (13.10%) Wireless
7 9 (10.71%) MPLS
8 8 (9.52%) DHCP
9 7 (8.33%) SAN
9 7 (8.33%) DNS
10 6 (7.14%) Ethernet
10 6 (7.14%) ADSL
10 6 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (5.95%) NetScaler
12 4 (4.76%) SMTP
12 4 (4.76%) SSL
13 3 (3.57%) VLAN
13 3 (3.57%) NAS
14 2 (2.38%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.19%) MySQL
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (14.29%) MSI
2 11 (13.10%) InstallShield
3 3 (3.57%) Wise Package Studio
4 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (7.14%) Legal
2 5 (5.95%) Retail
3 4 (4.76%) Finance
4 2 (2.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (26.19%) Analyst
2 14 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (15.48%) Support Analyst
4 12 (14.29%) Applications Packager
5 11 (13.10%) Software Packager
5 11 (13.10%) IT Support
6 9 (10.71%) Desktop Support
6 9 (10.71%) Consultant
6 9 (10.71%) Applications Support
7 7 (8.33%) Architect
7 7 (8.33%) Technical Architect
8 6 (7.14%) Support Specialist
8 6 (7.14%) IT Support Specialist
9 5 (5.95%) Support Engineer
9 5 (5.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) Administrator
10 4 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
10 4 (4.76%) Network Analyst
10 4 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
11 3 (3.57%) IT Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.14%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.19%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.86%) Blackberry
2 8 (9.52%) iPhone
2 8 (9.52%) iPad
3 7 (8.33%) PDA
4 6 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (7.14%) Handset
5 4 (4.76%) Client/Server
5 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.57%) Replication
7 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.19%) EPoS
8 1 (1.19%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.19%) PMI
8 1 (1.19%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 84 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (52.38%) Windows XP
3 31 (36.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (17.86%) Windows 8
6 9 (10.71%) Android
6 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (9.52%) Windows Phone
8 7 (8.33%) Windows 2000
8 7 (8.33%) Apple iOS
9 6 (7.14%) Windows Phone 7
10 2 (2.38%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.19%) Linux
11 1 (1.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.48%) ITIL
2 8 (9.52%) Project Management
3 7 (8.33%) Service Management
3 7 (8.33%) Business Development
3 7 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
4 6 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
4 6 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 6 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 5 (5.95%) PRINCE2
6 4 (4.76%) Load Balancing
6 4 (4.76%) Asset Management
7 3 (3.57%) Migration
7 3 (3.57%) Network Management
8 2 (2.38%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.38%) Document Management
8 2 (2.38%) Network Design
8 2 (2.38%) Fault Management
8 2 (2.38%) CRM
8 2 (2.38%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.48%) SQL
2 5 (5.95%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.57%) VB
4 2 (2.38%) VBScript
5 1 (1.19%) C#
5 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (34.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (27.38%) MCSE
3 15 (17.86%) MCP
3 15 (17.86%) MCITP
4 7 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.95%) Degree
6 3 (3.57%) CCA
6 3 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.38%) VCAP
7 2 (2.38%) CCEE
7 2 (2.38%) CCIA
7 2 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.19%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.19%) CCNA
8 1 (1.19%) MCT
System Software
1 48 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 30 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (19.05%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (10.71%) Hyper-V
5 8 (9.52%) vSphere
6 7 (8.33%) XenApp
7 6 (7.14%) XenDesktop
7 6 (7.14%) VMware Server
7 6 (7.14%) Terminal Services
8 4 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.38%) XenServer
10 1 (1.19%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 31 (36.90%) SCCM
2 12 (14.29%) SCOM
3 9 (10.71%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (9.52%) Backup Exec
5 7 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (5.95%) SCVMM
7 3 (3.57%) SCDPM
7 3 (3.57%) SCOrch
7 3 (3.57%) SCSM
7 3 (3.57%) XenMobile
8 1 (1.19%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (1.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (1.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 56 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 32 (38.10%) VMware
3 18 (21.43%) Cisco
4 13 (15.48%) Citrix
5 9 (10.71%) Symantec
6 6 (7.14%) MobileIron
6 6 (7.14%) Intel
7 4 (4.76%) HP
8 3 (3.57%) AppSense
8 3 (3.57%) NetApp
8 3 (3.57%) Kaspersky
9 2 (2.38%) Apple
9 2 (2.38%) Remedy
10 1 (1.19%) Open Text
10 1 (1.19%) McAfee
10 1 (1.19%) i2
10 1 (1.19%) Interwoven
10 1 (1.19%) IBM
10 1 (1.19%) Adobe
10 1 (1.19%) Unisys
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