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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 99 84 88
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 26 42 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.29% 2.08% 2.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.36% 8.61% 9.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16 35 28
Average salary £24,000 £23,500 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.12% -10.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £18,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% -13.33%
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
485 488 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 24.07% 24.18% 24.13%
Number of salaries quoted 413 416 393
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,815 £22,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £52,500
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 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 21 April 2015.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Bristol

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (66.15%) Microsoft
2 43 (66.15%) Active Directory
3 35 (53.85%) MS Office
4 26 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 20 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (29.23%) VMware
7 16 (24.62%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (21.54%) SLA
9 13 (20.00%) Citrix
9 13 (20.00%) SharePoint
9 13 (20.00%) ITIL
10 12 (18.46%) Windows 8
11 11 (16.92%) LAN
12 10 (15.38%) MS Exchange
12 10 (15.38%) WAN
12 10 (15.38%) TCP/IP
12 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (13.85%) HP
13 9 (13.85%) SQL
14 8 (12.31%) Cisco
14 8 (12.31%) Blackberry
14 8 (12.31%) Law
14 8 (12.31%) Legal
15 7 (10.77%) Document Management
15 7 (10.77%) Meridio
15 7 (10.77%) Hummingbird
15 7 (10.77%) OpenText
15 7 (10.77%) WorkSite

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 13 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 10 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 7 (10.77%) WorkSite
4 4 (6.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.08%) Lync
6 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 35 (53.85%) MS Office
2 26 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.08%) MS Project
4 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Office 365
2 1 (1.54%) IaaS
2 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.92%) LAN
2 10 (15.38%) WAN
2 10 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 6 (9.23%) Firewall
4 3 (4.62%) SAN
5 2 (3.08%) Internet
5 2 (3.08%) VPN
5 2 (3.08%) DHCP
5 2 (3.08%) VoIP
5 2 (3.08%) Wireless
6 1 (1.54%) NAS
6 1 (1.54%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.54%) DNS
6 1 (1.54%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MSI
General
1 8 (12.31%) Law
1 8 (12.31%) Legal
2 7 (10.77%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (36.92%) Analyst
2 14 (21.54%) Desktop Support
3 13 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 12 (18.46%) Support Engineer
4 12 (18.46%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (12.31%) Help Desk Support
5 8 (12.31%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 8 (12.31%) Help Desk Analyst
5 8 (12.31%) IT Support
6 7 (10.77%) Deskside Support
6 7 (10.77%) Deskside Analyst
6 7 (10.77%) Deskside Support Analyst
6 7 (10.77%) Developer
7 6 (9.23%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (9.23%) Service Analyst
7 6 (9.23%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (9.23%) .NET Developer
8 5 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Senior Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.77%) .NET
1 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET
1 7 (10.77%) WCF
1 7 (10.77%) WPF
2 1 (1.54%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.62%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.62%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (18.46%) Windows 8
5 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (10.77%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.00%) ITIL
2 7 (10.77%) Document Management
3 6 (9.23%) Software Delivery
4 3 (4.62%) Information Security
4 3 (4.62%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.62%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.08%) Project Management
5 2 (3.08%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.54%) Line Management
6 1 (1.54%) Coaching
6 1 (1.54%) ITSM
6 1 (1.54%) Migration
6 1 (1.54%) Service Management
6 1 (1.54%) Time Management
6 1 (1.54%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.85%) SQL
2 7 (10.77%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.69%) MCP
3 4 (6.15%) MCDST
4 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.08%) MCTS
5 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.08%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.54%) MCITP
6 1 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.54%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 43 (66.15%) Active Directory
2 16 (24.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) SCCM
2 2 (3.08%) SCOM
2 2 (3.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (3.08%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.08%) WSUS
3 1 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.54%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 43 (66.15%) Microsoft
2 19 (29.23%) VMware
3 13 (20.00%) Citrix
4 9 (13.85%) HP
5 8 (12.31%) Cisco
6 7 (10.77%) Meridio
6 7 (10.77%) Hummingbird
6 7 (10.77%) OpenText
7 6 (9.23%) CA
8 3 (4.62%) McAfee
9 2 (3.08%) Veeam
9 2 (3.08%) 3PAR
9 2 (3.08%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.08%) Avaya
10 1 (1.54%) Symantec
10 1 (1.54%) IBM
10 1 (1.54%) Dell