The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Cheltenham region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 34 29 43
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 13 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.51% 5.19% 2.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.54% 19.64% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 7
Average salary £32,500 £22,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £16,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -
Operating Systems Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
96 56 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 33.33% 26.42% 40.73%
Number of salaries quoted 85 55 128
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £16,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows 7
Gloucestershire

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
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
3 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
3 13 (48.15%) Firewall
4 12 (44.44%) VMware
4 12 (44.44%) Linux
4 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (40.74%) MS Office
5 11 (40.74%) MS Exchange
5 11 (40.74%) VPN
6 10 (37.04%) Configuration Management
6 10 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (37.04%) Mobile Device Management
6 10 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (37.04%) Network Monitoring
7 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 8 (29.63%) Windows XP
8 8 (29.63%) Citrix
9 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
9 7 (25.93%) Digital Media
10 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (18.52%) MCSE
11 4 (14.81%) ITIL
11 4 (14.81%) LAN
11 4 (14.81%) Finance
11 4 (14.81%) Firmware
11 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (14.81%) Windows 8
12 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (11.11%) Computer Forensics

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 11 (40.74%) MS Exchange
2 10 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (40.74%) MS Office
2 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) Firewall
2 11 (40.74%) VPN
3 4 (14.81%) LAN
4 3 (11.11%) Internet
4 3 (11.11%) DNS
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (7.41%) MPLS
5 2 (7.41%) BGP
5 2 (7.41%) EIGRP
5 2 (7.41%) WAN
5 2 (7.41%) DHCP
5 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.70%) VoIP
6 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MSI
General
1 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
1 9 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Support Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) IT Support
4 5 (18.52%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (7.41%) Graduate
6 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support
6 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) IT Graduate
7 1 (3.70%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Digital Media
2 4 (14.81%) Firmware
3 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) Linux
2 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (29.63%) Windows XP
4 4 (14.81%) Windows 8
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.41%) UNIX
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Configuration Management
1 10 (37.04%) Mobile Device Management
1 10 (37.04%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (14.81%) ITIL
3 3 (11.11%) Computer Forensics
4 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Service Management
5 1 (3.70%) Change Management
5 1 (3.70%) ERP
5 1 (3.70%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
1 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) MCSE
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (11.11%) MCTS
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) CCNA
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) MCSA
4 1 (3.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) XenApp
3 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.70%) vSphere
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 12 (44.44%) VMware
3 8 (29.63%) Citrix
4 2 (7.41%) Juniper
4 2 (7.41%) Nokia
4 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) Remedy
5 1 (3.70%) Mitel
5 1 (3.70%) ProCurve
5 1 (3.70%) HP