The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 66 73 55
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 5 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.86% 1.85% 2.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.25% 4.96% 8.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 12
Average salary £32,500 £21,750 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.42% -15.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £20,000 £18,600
10% offered a salary of more than £34,950 £45,000 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year
+3.77% -
Windows 7
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
154 262 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 26.60% 37.32% 26.35%
Number of salaries quoted 130 230 138
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,500 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Dorset

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Dorset

Windows 7
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +9 4 £32,500 +58.53%
Sherborne - 1 £23,500 -
Windows 7
South West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (77.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 37 (77.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 33 (68.75%) Active Directory
4 29 (60.42%) MS Office
5 25 (52.08%) LAN
6 24 (50.00%) VMware
6 24 (50.00%) Migration
6 24 (50.00%) VLAN
6 24 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (50.00%) Mac OS
7 22 (45.83%) Firewall
7 22 (45.83%) MS Exchange
8 21 (43.75%) Citrix
8 21 (43.75%) VPN
8 21 (43.75%) IPsec
8 21 (43.75%) XenApp
8 21 (43.75%) Skype for Business
8 21 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 21 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2007
8 21 (43.75%) Data Centre
9 19 (39.58%) Windows 8
10 17 (35.42%) Windows Server
11 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
12 15 (31.25%) ITIL
13 14 (29.17%) Windows 10
14 13 (27.08%) C
14 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
14 13 (27.08%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (25.00%) SQL

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 22 (45.83%) MS Exchange
2 21 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2007
2 21 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 21 (43.75%) Skype for Business
3 10 (20.83%) IIS
4 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (60.42%) MS Office
2 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (52.08%) LAN
2 24 (50.00%) VLAN
3 22 (45.83%) Firewall
4 21 (43.75%) IPsec
4 21 (43.75%) VPN
5 10 (20.83%) Internet
6 8 (16.67%) BGP
6 8 (16.67%) OSPF
7 4 (8.33%) DNS
7 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
7 4 (8.33%) WAN
7 4 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (6.25%) HTTP
9 2 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (2.08%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (22.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.17%) MySQL
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (20.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (6.25%) Banking
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
1 3 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Analyst
2 14 (29.17%) IT Support
3 12 (25.00%) IT Analyst
3 12 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 10 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (20.83%) IT Support Analyst
5 9 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (18.75%) IT Engineer
5 9 (18.75%) Network Engineer
5 9 (18.75%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 8 (16.67%) IT Technician
6 8 (16.67%) Senior IT Engineer
6 8 (16.67%) Service Desk Technician
7 7 (14.58%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (14.58%) Service Desk Engineer
8 6 (12.50%) Support Technician
9 4 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 3 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Technician
10 3 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) .NET
1 3 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (43.75%) Data Centre
2 10 (20.83%) iPad
3 1 (2.08%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (77.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 37 (77.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 24 (50.00%) Mac OS
4 19 (39.58%) Windows 8
5 17 (35.42%) Windows Server
6 14 (29.17%) Windows 10
7 11 (22.92%) Apple iOS
8 10 (20.83%) Mac OS X
9 4 (8.33%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.08%) Android
10 1 (2.08%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (50.00%) Migration
2 15 (31.25%) ITIL
3 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.25%) Release Management
4 3 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.17%) Project Management
6 1 (2.08%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.08%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.08%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) C
2 12 (25.00%) SQL
3 10 (20.83%) Java
4 3 (6.25%) C#
4 3 (6.25%) C++
4 3 (6.25%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (27.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (22.92%) MCSA
3 10 (20.83%) MCSE
3 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
4 5 (10.42%) Degree
5 2 (4.17%) MCDST
6 1 (2.08%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 33 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 24 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (43.75%) XenApp
4 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 24 (50.00%) VMware
2 21 (43.75%) Citrix
3 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.17%) Remedy
4 2 (4.17%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.08%) Apple
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco