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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 29 22 34
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 5 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 3.45% 8.07% 2.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 26.53% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 2
Average salary £26,000 £26,250 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.95% -8.69%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £27,939 £29,019
% change year-on-year
-5.15% -3.72%
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 49 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 31.03% 30.43% 32.66%
Number of salaries quoted 37 42 53
Average salary £41,750 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.16% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
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 1 October 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) MS Office
3 11 (64.71%) MS Excel
4 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
4 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
5 6 (35.29%) ITIL
6 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
6 5 (29.41%) Citrix
7 4 (23.53%) C++
7 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
7 4 (23.53%) Finance
7 4 (23.53%) Document Management
7 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
7 4 (23.53%) Multithreading
7 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
7 4 (23.53%) Image Processing
7 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
7 4 (23.53%) Coaching
8 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (17.65%) OpenCL
8 3 (17.65%) CUDA
8 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (17.65%) Subversion
8 3 (17.65%) VMware
8 3 (17.65%) Degree
8 3 (17.65%) Service Management
8 3 (17.65%) Firewall
8 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (17.65%) OpenGL

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (82.35%) MS Office
2 11 (64.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Subversion
1 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
1 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) IT Support
2 4 (23.53%) Software Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Support Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 4 (23.53%) IT Support Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Team Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Team Lead
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) OpenCL
1 3 (17.65%) OpenGL
1 3 (17.65%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
2 3 (17.65%) CUDA
3 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
3 4 (23.53%) Document Management
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
3 4 (23.53%) Multithreading
3 4 (23.53%) Image Processing
3 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
3 4 (23.53%) Coaching
4 3 (17.65%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C++
2 3 (17.65%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.76%) MCP
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
2 2 (11.76%) MCSA
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Citrix
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) Pegasus