The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 94 81 80
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 38 57 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.92% 2.93% 2.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.52% 10.46% 9.13%
Number of salaries quoted 36 53 39
Average salary £27,500 £28,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.50% -18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £18,400 £18,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £26,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -15.87%
Windows 7
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
446 545 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 22.51% 27.98% 26.40%
Number of salaries quoted 378 462 380
Average salary £35,000 £34,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.71% -7.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Bristol

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Bristol

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (60.53%) Active Directory
3 40 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 29 (38.16%) MS Excel
5 28 (36.84%) MS Office
5 28 (36.84%) MS Exchange
6 26 (34.21%) Windows XP
7 25 (32.89%) ITIL
8 24 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 19 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 18 (23.68%) SLA
11 16 (21.05%) SCCM
12 14 (18.42%) SharePoint
12 14 (18.42%) LAN
12 14 (18.42%) WAN
13 13 (17.11%) VMware
13 13 (17.11%) MCP
14 12 (15.79%) TCP/IP
14 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (13.16%) VPN
15 10 (13.16%) DHCP
15 10 (13.16%) VoIP
15 10 (13.16%) Windows 8
15 10 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (13.16%) SQL
16 9 (11.84%) DNS
16 9 (11.84%) Finance
17 8 (10.53%) Hyper-V
17 8 (10.53%) Clustering
17 8 (10.53%) MCDST

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 28 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 19 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (18.42%) SharePoint
4 6 (7.89%) IIS
5 5 (6.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (6.58%) MS Project Server
5 5 (6.58%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (6.58%) Lync
5 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.32%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 29 (38.16%) MS Excel
2 28 (36.84%) MS Office
3 3 (3.95%) MS Project
4 1 (1.32%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.32%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Office 365
2 1 (1.32%) IaaS
2 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.42%) LAN
1 14 (18.42%) WAN
2 12 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 10 (13.16%) VPN
3 10 (13.16%) DHCP
3 10 (13.16%) VoIP
4 9 (11.84%) DNS
5 8 (10.53%) SAN
5 8 (10.53%) Firewall
6 6 (7.89%) MPLS
6 6 (7.89%) NAS
7 5 (6.58%) Wireless
8 4 (5.26%) IP Telephony
9 2 (2.63%) Unified Communications
9 2 (2.63%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (2.63%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.63%) Internet
10 1 (1.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (11.84%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Legal
3 4 (5.26%) Advertising
4 3 (3.95%) Banking
4 3 (3.95%) Retail
4 3 (3.95%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.32%) Law
5 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (44.74%) Analyst
2 18 (23.68%) Support Engineer
3 14 (18.42%) Support Analyst
3 14 (18.42%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (15.79%) Desktop Support
5 8 (10.53%) Service Analyst
5 8 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (10.53%) 1st Line Support
6 7 (9.21%) Help Desk Analyst
7 6 (7.89%) Help Desk Support
7 6 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) Windows Support Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Desktop Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (5.26%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) Application Packaging
1 5 (6.58%) Software Packaging
2 4 (5.26%) WCF
2 4 (5.26%) WPF
2 4 (5.26%) .NET
2 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Clustering
2 6 (7.89%) Blackberry
2 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.58%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.95%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.63%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.63%) Replication
5 2 (2.63%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.32%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.32%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.32%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (34.21%) Windows XP
3 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (13.16%) Windows 8
4 10 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (7.89%) Mac OS X
7 4 (5.26%) Linux
8 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.63%) AIX
8 2 (2.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.89%) ITIL
2 8 (10.53%) PRINCE2
2 8 (10.53%) Incident Management
3 6 (7.89%) Migration
4 5 (6.58%) Asset Management
4 5 (6.58%) Network Load Balancing
4 5 (6.58%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.26%) Project Management
6 3 (3.95%) Service Management
6 3 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.63%) ITSM
7 2 (2.63%) Time Management
7 2 (2.63%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (1.32%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.32%) Document Management
8 1 (1.32%) Information Security
8 1 (1.32%) Workflow
8 1 (1.32%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.16%) SQL
2 4 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (1.32%) VBScript
3 1 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (17.11%) MCP
3 8 (10.53%) MCDST
4 7 (9.21%) Security Cleared
5 6 (7.89%) SC Cleared
6 5 (6.58%) MCTS
6 5 (6.58%) MCSE
6 5 (6.58%) MCSA
6 5 (6.58%) CCA
6 5 (6.58%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (5.26%) MCITP
8 3 (3.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.32%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (23.68%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (60.53%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 7 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (21.05%) SCCM
2 5 (6.58%) SCOM
2 5 (6.58%) Casper Suite
2 5 (6.58%) WSUS
3 3 (3.95%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.63%) OpenView
4 2 (2.63%) Unicenter
5 1 (1.32%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 40 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.11%) VMware
3 8 (10.53%) HP
4 6 (7.89%) EMC
4 6 (7.89%) Citrix
5 5 (6.58%) Avaya
5 5 (6.58%) Cisco
5 5 (6.58%) McAfee
5 5 (6.58%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.95%) Oracle
6 3 (3.95%) IBM
7 2 (2.63%) Dell
7 2 (2.63%) BMC
7 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.63%) Veeam
7 2 (2.63%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.32%) Symantec
8 1 (1.32%) Sophos
8 1 (1.32%) Altiris
8 1 (1.32%) CA
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