The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 16 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 1 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 1.61% 3.17% 12.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.50% 8.33% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 7
Average salary £14,500 - £20,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% -13.33%
Windows 7
South Wales

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

Operating Systems Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
8 24 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 12.90% 38.10% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 7 19 27
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £14,500 £26,900 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £32,500 £49,400
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 Bridgend

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Bridgend

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

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Bridgend

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) McAfee
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (50.00%) Legal
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Aruba
4 1 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (25.00%) Lumension
4 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (25.00%) RIP
4 1 (25.00%) BGP
4 1 (25.00%) X-Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Websense
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (25.00%) RIP
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
General
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Security Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Rollout Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) X-Windows
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) CCSE
3 1 (25.00%) JNCIS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Juniper
1 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (75.00%) McAfee
1 3 (75.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (25.00%) Aruba
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Lumension
2 1 (25.00%) Websense