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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 103 80 94
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +14
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 9 32 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.60% 1.98% 1.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.15% 5.77% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 7 30 14
Average salary £27,500 £25,250 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.91% -28.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £23,900 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,700 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.88%
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
419 555 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 28.08% 34.39% 35.08%
Number of salaries quoted 305 465 413
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £55,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 8 (53.33%) MS Office
4 7 (46.67%) ITIL
4 7 (46.67%) DNS
4 7 (46.67%) DHCP
4 7 (46.67%) VMware
4 7 (46.67%) Windows 8
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (33.33%) Linux
6 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 5 (33.33%) Wireless
6 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 4 (26.67%) Office 365
7 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
7 4 (26.67%) Citrix
8 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (20.00%) MySQL
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (20.00%) LAN
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (20.00%) VLAN
8 3 (20.00%) Degree
9 2 (13.33%) Management Information System

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Office
2 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) DHCP
1 7 (46.67%) DNS
2 5 (33.33%) Wireless
3 3 (20.00%) LAN
3 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (20.00%) VLAN
4 2 (13.33%) ADSL
4 2 (13.33%) VPN
4 2 (13.33%) WAN
5 1 (6.67%) Firewall
5 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) IT Support
3 3 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Junior
3 3 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) Junior Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Junior Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Network Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) BYOD
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows 8
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (33.33%) Linux
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (13.33%) Mac OS X
6 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
7 1 (6.67%) VMS
7 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (13.33%) Data Management
2 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
2 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (13.33%) Service Management
2 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) High Availability
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (13.33%) MCITP
3 2 (13.33%) MCP
4 1 (6.67%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) vSphere
3 2 (13.33%) XenApp
3 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
4 1 (6.67%) Docker
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
1 2 (13.33%) WSUS
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) Dell
4 2 (13.33%) Dell KACE
4 2 (13.33%) Forcepoint
4 2 (13.33%) Remedy
4 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow
4 2 (13.33%) Sophos
4 2 (13.33%) Veeam
4 2 (13.33%) WorldPay
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco
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