The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank - 38 30
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton - 1.35% 1.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 3.70% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £22,000 £22,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £26,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -18.46%
Windows 7
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Operating Systems Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
43 54 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 30.71% 36.49% 20.33%
Number of salaries quoted 32 51 24
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +55.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Bolton region.

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Bolton

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Draytek
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) NETGEAR
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Network Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Draytek
2 1 (50.00%) NETGEAR