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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 95 102 56
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -46
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 35 16 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.91% 1.02% 3.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.74% 3.16% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 31 16 42
Average salary £25,000 £24,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -24.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £48,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £27,939 £29,750
% change year-on-year
-6.94% -6.08%
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
519 507 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 28.25% 32.42% 26.83%
Number of salaries quoted 434 465 361
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 15 September 2014.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Bristol

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 86 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (66.28%) Active Directory
3 36 (41.86%) DNS
3 36 (41.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 35 (40.70%) VMware
5 34 (39.53%) Microsoft
5 34 (39.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
7 29 (33.72%) VPN
7 29 (33.72%) VMware ESX
8 28 (32.56%) MS Excel
9 27 (31.40%) SQL Server
10 26 (30.23%) IIS
11 25 (29.07%) MS Exchange
12 24 (27.91%) Windows XP
12 24 (27.91%) MS Office
13 23 (26.74%) Firewall
14 22 (25.58%) SAN
15 21 (24.42%) MySQL
16 19 (22.09%) Exchange Server 2010
17 18 (20.93%) ITIL
17 18 (20.93%) SMTP
17 18 (20.93%) DHCP
18 17 (19.77%) HTTP
18 17 (19.77%) MCSE
18 17 (19.77%) XML
18 17 (19.77%) HTML
18 17 (19.77%) SCCM
19 16 (18.60%) MCSA
20 15 (17.44%) TCP/IP

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 26 (30.23%) IIS
2 25 (29.07%) MS Exchange
3 19 (22.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (13.95%) SharePoint
5 6 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (5.81%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (5.81%) MS Project Server
7 4 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.33%) Lync
8 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.16%) WorkSite
9 1 (1.16%) GroupWise
9 1 (1.16%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 28 (32.56%) MS Excel
2 24 (27.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 36 (41.86%) DNS
2 29 (33.72%) VPN
3 23 (26.74%) Firewall
4 22 (25.58%) SAN
5 18 (20.93%) SMTP
5 18 (20.93%) DHCP
6 17 (19.77%) HTTP
7 15 (17.44%) TCP/IP
7 15 (17.44%) VoIP
8 14 (16.28%) LAN
9 13 (15.12%) WAN
10 10 (11.63%) PPTP
10 10 (11.63%) IPsec
10 10 (11.63%) Network Security
11 8 (9.30%) H.323
11 8 (9.30%) ISDN
12 3 (3.49%) Wireless
13 2 (2.33%) NAS
13 2 (2.33%) IP Telephony
13 2 (2.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (31.40%) SQL Server
2 21 (24.42%) MySQL
3 8 (9.30%) Big Data
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (4.65%) MSI
2 1 (1.16%) InstallShield
General
1 11 (12.79%) Back Office
2 10 (11.63%) Finance
3 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.81%) Legal
4 3 (3.49%) Advertising
4 3 (3.49%) Banking
4 3 (3.49%) Retail
4 3 (3.49%) Law
5 1 (1.16%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.16%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 28 (32.56%) Analyst
2 22 (25.58%) Administrator
3 20 (23.26%) Systems Administrator
4 15 (17.44%) Windows Administrator
4 15 (17.44%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 12 (13.95%) Support Analyst
5 12 (13.95%) Support Engineer
6 9 (10.47%) Network Engineer
7 7 (8.14%) Service Analyst
7 7 (8.14%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (8.14%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (6.98%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (6.98%) Desktop Support
8 6 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 5 (5.81%) IT Support
9 5 (5.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (5.81%) Desktop Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Help Desk Support
10 4 (4.65%) Applications Packager
10 4 (4.65%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.77%) HTML
1 17 (19.77%) XML
2 5 (5.81%) Application Packaging
2 5 (5.81%) Software Packaging
3 4 (4.65%) OCX
4 1 (1.16%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.12%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.47%) Blackberry
2 9 (10.47%) Clustering
3 8 (9.30%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.81%) Digital Media
4 5 (5.81%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (4.65%) Kindle
6 3 (3.49%) E-Learning
6 3 (3.49%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.16%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.16%) Replication
7 1 (1.16%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.16%) CMDB
7 1 (1.16%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 86 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (39.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (27.91%) Windows XP
4 13 (15.12%) Windows 8
5 11 (12.79%) Linux
6 9 (10.47%) Mac OS X
6 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (4.65%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.93%) ITIL
2 15 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (9.30%) High Availability
3 8 (9.30%) DNA
4 6 (6.98%) Migration
5 5 (5.81%) PRINCE2
5 5 (5.81%) Asset Management
5 5 (5.81%) Document Management
5 5 (5.81%) Incident Management
5 5 (5.81%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (3.49%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (2.33%) Software Deployment
7 2 (2.33%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.33%) Service Management
8 1 (1.16%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.16%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.16%) ITSM
8 1 (1.16%) Workflow
8 1 (1.16%) Practice Management
8 1 (1.16%) Contact Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.98%) VBScript
2 5 (5.81%) VB
3 4 (4.65%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.33%) Java
5 1 (1.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (41.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (19.77%) MCSE
3 16 (18.60%) MCSA
4 15 (17.44%) Degree
5 12 (13.95%) Security Cleared
6 10 (11.63%) MCP
7 6 (6.98%) MCTS
8 5 (5.81%) MCITP
9 4 (4.65%) SC Cleared
9 4 (4.65%) CCA
9 4 (4.65%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (3.49%) MCDST
11 2 (2.33%) DV Cleared
11 2 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (2.33%) CCNP
11 2 (2.33%) CCNA
12 1 (1.16%) A+ Certification
12 1 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (1.16%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.95%) SLA
2 4 (4.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 57 (66.28%) Active Directory
2 30 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (33.72%) VMware ESX
4 9 (10.47%) Terminal Services
5 8 (9.30%) vSphere
6 7 (8.14%) Hyper-V
7 5 (5.81%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (19.77%) SCCM
2 8 (9.30%) Nagios
2 8 (9.30%) logstash
3 2 (2.33%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.33%) WSUS
3 2 (2.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (40.70%) VMware
2 34 (39.53%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.30%) SolarWinds
4 6 (6.98%) HP
4 6 (6.98%) EMC
5 5 (5.81%) Oracle
5 5 (5.81%) Avaya
6 4 (4.65%) AppSense
7 3 (3.49%) McAfee
8 2 (2.33%) Citrix
8 2 (2.33%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.33%) Altiris
9 1 (1.16%) Meridio
9 1 (1.16%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.16%) Symantec
9 1 (1.16%) Sophos
9 1 (1.16%) Hummingbird
9 1 (1.16%) Open Text
9 1 (1.16%) NetApp
9 1 (1.16%) Novell
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