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 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 34 36 30
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 7 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 3.74% 2.89% 3.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.96% 9.72% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 8
Average salary £25,500 £26,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.92% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £24,700 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £29,900 £41,800
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £26,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.88% -11.66%
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
54 72 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 28.88% 29.75% 37.30%
Number of salaries quoted 51 54 76
Average salary £25,500 £32,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.53% -21.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (70.97%) Windows 8
3 18 (58.06%) SQL
4 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
4 17 (54.84%) Active Directory
4 17 (54.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (45.16%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (45.16%) MS Office
6 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (41.94%) MCP
7 13 (41.94%) 3D Printing
7 13 (41.94%) Windows Vista
7 13 (41.94%) Document Management
8 12 (38.71%) ITIL
9 10 (32.26%) Project Management
9 10 (32.26%) Citrix
9 10 (32.26%) Project Planning
10 9 (29.03%) MS Exchange
10 9 (29.03%) Electronics
10 9 (29.03%) VMware
11 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
12 6 (19.35%) DNS
12 6 (19.35%) SLA
12 6 (19.35%) VoIP
12 6 (19.35%) DHCP
12 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (19.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (16.13%) Root Cause Analysis

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 9 (29.03%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.13%) Lync
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (45.16%) MS Office
2 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
2 6 (19.35%) DHCP
2 6 (19.35%) VoIP
2 6 (19.35%) DNS
3 3 (9.68%) WAN
4 2 (6.45%) LAN
5 1 (3.23%) ADSL
5 1 (3.23%) Internet
5 1 (3.23%) MPLS
5 1 (3.23%) Firewall
5 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.23%) VLAN
5 1 (3.23%) PABX
5 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (29.03%) Electronics
2 1 (3.23%) Law
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (32.26%) Solutions Consultant
2 10 (32.26%) Analyst
2 10 (32.26%) Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Service Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Help Desk Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) IT Support
6 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Systems Support
7 1 (3.23%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (3.23%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Support Supervisor
7 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (41.94%) 3D Printing
3 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
3 5 (16.13%) Replication
4 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (70.97%) Windows 8
3 17 (54.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (41.94%) Windows Vista
7 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.23%) Linux
8 1 (3.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Document Management
2 12 (38.71%) ITIL
3 10 (32.26%) Project Management
3 10 (32.26%) Project Planning
4 5 (16.13%) Problem Management
4 5 (16.13%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
4 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.68%) Service Management
6 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.23%) Email Marketing
7 1 (3.23%) CRM
7 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.23%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) MCP
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (19.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (16.13%) MCITP
3 5 (16.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (16.13%) MCSE
3 5 (16.13%) CCNA
3 5 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.23%) MCTS
4 1 (3.23%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (54.84%) Active Directory
2 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) vSphere
3 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 10 (32.26%) Citrix
3 9 (29.03%) VMware
4 5 (16.13%) Oracle
5 2 (6.45%) Remedy
6 1 (3.23%) Apple
6 1 (3.23%) SAP
6 1 (3.23%) Adobe
6 1 (3.23%) Dell