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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 29 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 13 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 5.31% 1.36% 2.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.05% 3.75% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 2
Average salary £24,000 £22,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £27,500 £29,750
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -7.56%
Windows 7
London

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

Operating Systems Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
81 80 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 33.06% 36.20% 46.32%
Number of salaries quoted 69 73 85
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Croydon

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Croydon

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (90.00%) MS Office
2 18 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (75.00%) ITIL
4 14 (70.00%) MS Excel
5 13 (65.00%) MS Exchange
6 11 (55.00%) Lync
7 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (30.00%) Blackberry
8 6 (30.00%) ITIL V3
9 5 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (15.00%) SCCM
11 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
11 2 (10.00%) VPN
12 1 (5.00%) DNS
12 1 (5.00%) SLA
12 1 (5.00%) LAN
12 1 (5.00%) VoIP
12 1 (5.00%) WAN
12 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
12 1 (5.00%) ERP
12 1 (5.00%) SQL
12 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
12 1 (5.00%) HP
12 1 (5.00%) Dell
12 1 (5.00%) Apple
12 1 (5.00%) Sage
12 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
12 1 (5.00%) Symantec
12 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 13 (65.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (55.00%) Lync
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (90.00%) MS Office
2 14 (70.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Sage 50
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless
2 1 (5.00%) Network Security
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) VoIP
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.00%) Legal
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Analyst
2 10 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 10 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (40.00%) Help Desk Support
4 7 (35.00%) Support Analyst
5 6 (30.00%) Help Desk Analyst
5 6 (30.00%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (25.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 5 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 5 (25.00%) IT Support
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Support Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Network Support
7 1 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
7 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.00%) ERP
3 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.00%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) Dell
2 1 (5.00%) Apple
2 1 (5.00%) Sage
2 1 (5.00%) Symantec
2 1 (5.00%) Wyse
2 1 (5.00%) SonicWALL