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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 56 43 45
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 2 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.49% 3.77% 0.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.23% 11.61% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 1
Average salary £43,250 £39,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.49% +61.22%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,500 £29,500
% change year-on-year
- -10.16%
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
162 112 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 39.42% 32.46% 23.67%
Number of salaries quoted 124 104 55
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 4 May 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) Citrix
4 6 (60.00%) MS Office
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (50.00%) ITIL
5 5 (50.00%) LAN
5 5 (50.00%) WAN
6 4 (40.00%) VMware
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (40.00%) XenApp
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco
7 2 (20.00%) Degree
7 2 (20.00%) SCCM
7 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (20.00%) DHCP
7 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (20.00%) MPLS
7 2 (20.00%) HP
7 2 (20.00%) DNS
7 2 (20.00%) 3PAR
8 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Management
8 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (10.00%) Coaching
8 1 (10.00%) SLA
8 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
8 1 (10.00%) VPN

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) LAN
1 5 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) MPLS
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Management
2 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (10.00%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) XenApp
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) 3PAR