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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 32 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 4 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 2.38% 4.68% 1.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.02% 14.47% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 4
Average salary £25,250 £24,000 £22,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.20% +5.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,973 £24,000 £22,325
10% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £25,000 £30,700
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% -7.14%
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
57 76 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 33.93% 32.34% 36.09%
Number of salaries quoted 57 67 73
Average salary £39,500 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.53% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,075
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
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 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 2 September 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (81.82%) Citrix
3 9 (81.82%) Windows 8
4 8 (72.73%) MS Office
5 7 (63.64%) ITIL
5 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
5 7 (63.64%) VMware
6 6 (54.55%) Incident Management
6 6 (54.55%) Service Delivery
6 6 (54.55%) Management Information System
6 6 (54.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (54.55%) DNS
6 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (54.55%) DHCP
7 5 (45.45%) VoIP
7 5 (45.45%) SQL
7 5 (45.45%) Oracle
7 5 (45.45%) MCSE
7 5 (45.45%) SLA
7 5 (45.45%) CCNA
7 5 (45.45%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (45.45%) Problem Management
7 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (45.45%) Replication
7 5 (45.45%) MCITP
7 5 (45.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (72.73%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
2 6 (54.55%) DNS
2 6 (54.55%) DHCP
3 5 (45.45%) VoIP
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
5 1 (9.09%) ADSL
5 1 (9.09%) 3G
5 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (9.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Management Information System
2 5 (45.45%) Replication
3 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows 8
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Service Delivery
2 6 (54.55%) Incident Management
3 5 (45.45%) Problem Management
3 5 (45.45%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 5 (45.45%) MCITP
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (45.45%) MCSE
2 5 (45.45%) CCNA
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) A+ Certification
3 1 (9.09%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) Citrix
3 7 (63.64%) VMware
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) Remedy
6 1 (9.09%) SAP