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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 19 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 11 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 9.48% 3.18% 0.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.83% 33.33% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 1
Average salary £30,000 £17,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.42% -65.00%
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £26,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- -13.33%
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
41 15 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 35.34% 9.55% 24.55%
Number of salaries quoted 34 14 36
Average salary £30,000 £19,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -56.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £17,300 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,500 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 17 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) SCCM
2 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 8 (72.73%) Blackberry
2 8 (72.73%) MSI
2 8 (72.73%) Patch Management
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Vista
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
3 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (27.27%) Terminal Services
3 3 (27.27%) SLA
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) MCP

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) MSI
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (27.27%) Help Desk Supervisor
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Blackberry
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Vista
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Patch Management
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
1 3 (27.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft