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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 35 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 1 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 0.63% 5.43% 3.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.17% 12.00% 8.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £25,750 -
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £26,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.88% -11.66%
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
24 100 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 15.19% 45.25% 42.69%
Number of salaries quoted 19 87 59
Average salary £40,000 £46,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.97% -7.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £63,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
4 5 (45.45%) DHCP
4 5 (45.45%) DNS
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) SAN
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (45.45%) VMware
4 5 (45.45%) WSUS
4 5 (45.45%) SCCM
4 5 (45.45%) SCOM
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (36.36%) Clustering
6 3 (27.27%) MS Office
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 2 (18.18%) Citrix
7 2 (18.18%) Document Management
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
8 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
8 1 (9.09%) System Testing
8 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
8 1 (9.09%) Service Management
8 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (9.09%) Cisco

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DHCP
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
1 5 (45.45%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) MS Access
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Database Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Access Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Document Management
1 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 1 (9.09%) System Testing
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) WSUS
1 5 (45.45%) SCCM
1 5 (45.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
1 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco