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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 32 32 42
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 7 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 3.11% 1.74% 0.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.97% 4.71% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 1
Average salary £24,000 £28,500 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +29.54%
UK excluding London average salary £26,250 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-9.48% -3.33%
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
78 85 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 34.67% 36.96% 33.60%
Number of salaries quoted 66 74 80
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £53,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 20 August 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) MS Office
3 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
4 11 (64.71%) ITIL
5 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
6 9 (52.94%) MS Exchange
7 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
7 8 (47.06%) Lync
8 5 (29.41%) Blackberry
8 5 (29.41%) ITIL V3
9 4 (23.53%) SCCM
10 3 (17.65%) SLA
10 3 (17.65%) Wireless
10 3 (17.65%) VPN
10 3 (17.65%) VoIP
10 3 (17.65%) WAN
10 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (17.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
11 2 (11.76%) Office 365
11 2 (11.76%) Mobile Device Management
11 2 (11.76%) iSCSI
11 2 (11.76%) Statistics
11 2 (11.76%) Degree
11 2 (11.76%) WSUS
11 2 (11.76%) VMware
11 2 (11.76%) DHCP
11 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
11 2 (11.76%) DNS
11 2 (11.76%) HP

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 9 (52.94%) MS Exchange
2 8 (47.06%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (94.12%) MS Office
2 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) VoIP
1 3 (17.65%) WAN
1 3 (17.65%) VPN
1 3 (17.65%) Wireless
2 2 (11.76%) iSCSI
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.88%) Legal
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) Service Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (41.18%) Help Desk Support
4 6 (35.29%) IT Support
4 6 (35.29%) Support Analyst
5 5 (29.41%) Help Desk Analyst
6 4 (23.53%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (23.53%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 4 (23.53%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (17.65%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 2 (11.76%) Support Manager
8 2 (11.76%) IT Support Manager
9 1 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
9 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 1 (5.88%) Systems Support Analyst
9 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
9 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
9 1 (5.88%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Blackberry
2 2 (11.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL V3
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Practice Management
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) HP
2 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
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Argyll Scott
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