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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 54 49 43
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 2 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.51% 2.92% 0.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.23% 9.78% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 1
Average salary £43,250 £31,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.30% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% -13.33%
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
163 92 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 41.16% 29.87% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 128 84 59
Average salary £35,000 £39,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.94% -6.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
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 27 March 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
3 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
4 13 (76.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (70.59%) MS Office
6 11 (64.71%) Citrix
7 8 (47.06%) XenApp
7 8 (47.06%) ITIL
8 6 (35.29%) LAN
8 6 (35.29%) WAN
8 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (35.29%) VMware
9 5 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (23.53%) SCCM
11 3 (17.65%) Degree
11 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (17.65%) DHCP
11 3 (17.65%) DNS
11 3 (17.65%) Cisco
12 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Management
12 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
12 2 (11.76%) Coaching
12 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
12 2 (11.76%) VPN
12 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
12 2 (11.76%) MPLS
12 2 (11.76%) HP
12 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
12 2 (11.76%) 3PAR
13 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (70.59%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.88%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) LAN
1 6 (35.29%) WAN
2 3 (17.65%) DHCP
2 3 (17.65%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) MPLS
3 2 (11.76%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) PBX
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Service Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) Coordinator
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) IT Support
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Technician
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
1 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Management
2 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
2 2 (11.76%) Coaching
3 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CCENT
3 1 (5.88%) MCTS
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
2 8 (47.06%) XenApp
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 11 (64.71%) Citrix
3 6 (35.29%) VMware
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco
5 2 (11.76%) 3PAR
5 2 (11.76%) HP
6 1 (5.88%) Dell