The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 86 100 120
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +20
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 31 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.75% 0.74% 0.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.31% 1.94% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 31 10 9
Average salary £25,500 £25,750 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.97% -2.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £21,800 £19,800
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £26,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -15.87%
Windows 7
Cambridgeshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
584 568 720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 33.03% 38.40% 37.27%
Number of salaries quoted 469 453 568
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Cambridge

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (67.24%) Microsoft
3 38 (65.52%) Active Directory
4 26 (44.83%) MS Office
5 23 (39.66%) Windows XP
6 17 (29.31%) ITIL
6 17 (29.31%) MS Excel
7 16 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (25.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (22.41%) Windows 8
10 11 (18.97%) SQL
10 11 (18.97%) SLA
11 9 (15.52%) MCP
11 9 (15.52%) DNS
11 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (13.79%) TCP/IP
12 8 (13.79%) Service Delivery
12 8 (13.79%) Degree
12 8 (13.79%) Video Conferencing
13 7 (12.07%) UNIX
13 7 (12.07%) Linux
13 7 (12.07%) VoIP
13 7 (12.07%) VPN
13 7 (12.07%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (12.07%) Project Management
13 7 (12.07%) SCCM
13 7 (12.07%) Hyper-V
14 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
14 6 (10.34%) DHCP
14 6 (10.34%) Cisco

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 5 (8.62%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.45%) Lync
4 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (44.83%) MS Office
2 17 (29.31%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) DNS
2 8 (13.79%) TCP/IP
3 7 (12.07%) VPN
3 7 (12.07%) VoIP
4 6 (10.34%) DHCP
4 6 (10.34%) Firewall
5 4 (6.90%) LAN
5 4 (6.90%) WAN
6 2 (3.45%) SAN
7 1 (1.72%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (1.72%) HTTP
7 1 (1.72%) PBX
7 1 (1.72%) Intranet
7 1 (1.72%) Internet
7 1 (1.72%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) IT Support
2 14 (24.14%) Support Engineer
3 13 (22.41%) Analyst
4 10 (17.24%) Service Analyst
4 10 (17.24%) Administrator
4 10 (17.24%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (12.07%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Applications Support
6 5 (8.62%) Help Desk Administrator
6 5 (8.62%) Junior
7 4 (6.90%) Support Technician
7 4 (6.90%) IT Administrator
7 4 (6.90%) Desktop Support
7 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Junior Support Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Desktop Support Administrator
8 3 (5.17%) Desktop Administrator
8 3 (5.17%) Junior IT Support
8 3 (5.17%) IT Support Technician
8 3 (5.17%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) .NET
2 4 (6.90%) HTML
3 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.45%) CSS
3 2 (3.45%) jQuery
3 2 (3.45%) CSS3
4 1 (1.72%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (6.90%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.90%) iPhone
2 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.17%) Open Source
4 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (39.66%) Windows XP
3 16 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (22.41%) Windows 8
5 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (12.07%) UNIX
6 7 (12.07%) Linux
7 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.31%) ITIL
2 8 (13.79%) Service Delivery
3 7 (12.07%) Project Management
4 6 (10.34%) Asset Management
5 5 (8.62%) OO
6 4 (6.90%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.17%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (3.45%) Web Development
9 1 (1.72%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.72%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.72%) Business Continuity Planning
9 1 (1.72%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.72%) Project Planning
9 1 (1.72%) Business Continuity
9 1 (1.72%) Data Security
9 1 (1.72%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.72%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.97%) SQL
2 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.45%) PHP
2 2 (3.45%) C#
2 2 (3.45%) Python
2 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (25.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (15.52%) MCP
3 8 (13.79%) Degree
4 7 (12.07%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (8.62%) MCSE
5 5 (8.62%) MCSA
6 4 (6.90%) A+ Certification
6 4 (6.90%) MOS
7 1 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.72%) MCDST
7 1 (1.72%) HND
7 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.72%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.97%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (65.52%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.07%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) SCCM
2 4 (6.90%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (6.90%) SCOrch
2 4 (6.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (3.45%) SCOM
3 2 (3.45%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.72%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 39 (67.24%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.34%) Cisco
3 5 (8.62%) VMware
4 4 (6.90%) Symantec
4 4 (6.90%) Remedy
4 4 (6.90%) Nokia
4 4 (6.90%) Apple
4 4 (6.90%) CheckPoint
4 4 (6.90%) Citrix
5 3 (5.17%) Dell
6 2 (3.45%) Avaya
7 1 (1.72%) FalconStor
7 1 (1.72%) Veeam
7 1 (1.72%) Kaseya
7 1 (1.72%) Mitel
7 1 (1.72%) Websense
7 1 (1.72%) HP
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