The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 49 39 46
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 9 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.01% 2.57% 1.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.04% 11.29% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 0
Average salary £26,500 £24,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.16% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £26,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -18.46%
Windows 7
Gloucestershire

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

Operating Systems Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
149 62 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 33.26% 22.79% 28.45%
Number of salaries quoted 132 57 59
Average salary £33,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £46,150
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
3 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 15 (62.50%) MS Office
5 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (37.50%) Citrix
7 8 (33.33%) XenApp
8 7 (29.17%) VMware
8 7 (29.17%) Apple
9 6 (25.00%) Mac OS X
9 6 (25.00%) Adobe
9 6 (25.00%) ITIL
9 6 (25.00%) Apple iOS
9 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (20.83%) SCCM
10 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
10 5 (20.83%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
11 4 (16.67%) LAN
11 4 (16.67%) WAN
11 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
11 4 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
12 3 (12.50%) Degree
12 3 (12.50%) Finance
12 3 (12.50%) Firewall
12 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (12.50%) DHCP

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (62.50%) MS Office
2 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.17%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) LAN
1 4 (16.67%) WAN
2 3 (12.50%) Firewall
2 3 (12.50%) DHCP
2 3 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) VPN
3 2 (8.33%) Network Security
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
4 1 (4.17%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Support Technician
3 6 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) PC Support
4 4 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (16.67%) PC Support Technician
5 2 (8.33%) Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Support
5 2 (8.33%) Coordinator
5 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Support Technician
6 1 (4.17%) Desktop Technician
6 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Technician
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 6 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Management
3 2 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (8.33%) Coaching
4 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) MCTS
3 1 (4.17%) CCENT
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
2 8 (33.33%) XenApp
3 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) Citrix
3 7 (29.17%) VMware
3 7 (29.17%) Apple
4 6 (25.00%) Adobe
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco
6 1 (4.17%) Kaspersky
6 1 (4.17%) Dell