The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 Bolton region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 32 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 5 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 3.27% - 1.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.41% - 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Average salary £17,500 - £34,500
90% offered a salary of more than £17,200 - £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £19,300 - £46,900
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Operating Systems Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
17 41 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 11.11% 24.55% 23.90%
Number of salaries quoted 16 36 33
Average salary £19,500 £45,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-56.66% +63.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,400 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows 7
Manchester

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 21 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 8
2 5 (83.33%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) WSUS
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) SLA
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Law

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) DHCP
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
General
1 1 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 8
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 2 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft