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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 26 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 6 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 4.96% 5.63% 7.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.14% 14.04% 19.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 5
Average salary £25,000 £24,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% -3.00%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% -7.14%
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
35 57 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 28.93% 40.14% 37.84%
Number of salaries quoted 30 50 47
Average salary £31,500 £43,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 28 August 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Office 365
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) SCCM
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) SAN
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) MCITP
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) MCSA
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) SonicWALL
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (28.57%) Mac OS
4 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (28.57%) Veeam
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Service Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Database Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Access Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) iPhone
1 1 (14.29%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Mac OS
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) System Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) MCSA
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) MCITP
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) SonicWALL
3 2 (28.57%) Veeam
3 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco