The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 28 18 30
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 4 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 3.10% 8.13% 3.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.89% 24.07% 11.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 5
Average salary £24,250 £25,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.00% -5.66%
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
Windows 7
Essex

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

Operating Systems Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
45 54 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 34.88% 33.75% 30.32%
Number of salaries quoted 40 46 55
Average salary £41,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.49% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Colchester

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) MS Office
3 10 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
5 6 (37.50%) ITIL
6 4 (25.00%) C++
6 4 (25.00%) Citrix
6 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
6 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 4 (25.00%) Multithreading
6 4 (25.00%) Image Processing
6 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (25.00%) Coaching
7 3 (18.75%) C#
7 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (18.75%) OpenGL
7 3 (18.75%) DirectX
7 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
7 3 (18.75%) Service Management
7 3 (18.75%) Firewall
7 3 (18.75%) Finance
7 3 (18.75%) VMware
7 3 (18.75%) Subversion
7 3 (18.75%) Document Management
7 3 (18.75%) Degree
7 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (81.25%) MS Office
2 10 (62.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) VoIP
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
1 3 (18.75%) Subversion
General
1 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) IT Support
2 4 (25.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 4 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Team Leader
3 3 (18.75%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Team Lead
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) OpenGL
1 3 (18.75%) DirectX
1 3 (18.75%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
1 3 (18.75%) CUDA
2 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Vista
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 4 (25.00%) Image Processing
2 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (25.00%) Coaching
3 3 (18.75%) Service Management
3 3 (18.75%) Document Management
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C++
2 3 (18.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) MCP
2 2 (12.50%) MCSE
2 2 (12.50%) MCSA
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Citrix
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) Pegasus
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