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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 69 58 55
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 18 22 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.02% 2.92% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.44% 8.63% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 2
Average salary £22,000 £37,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.33% +41.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £17,000 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £42,500 £33,300
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-8.77% -5.00%
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
242 255 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 27.19% 33.82% 20.82%
Number of salaries quoted 225 192 87
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,950 £27,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 +6 16 £21,625 -38.21%
Poole - 2 £22,000 -
Windows 7
South West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (84.85%) Active Directory
3 24 (72.73%) Microsoft
4 22 (66.67%) MS Office
5 18 (54.55%) Firewall
6 16 (48.48%) Windows 8
7 15 (45.45%) MCP
7 15 (45.45%) MS Excel
8 14 (42.42%) DHCP
8 14 (42.42%) Degree
9 13 (39.39%) TCP/IP
9 13 (39.39%) MS Exchange
10 12 (36.36%) MCSA
10 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (33.33%) DNS
11 11 (33.33%) VMware
11 11 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (30.30%) ITIL
13 9 (27.27%) Remedy
13 9 (27.27%) ServiceNow
13 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (18.18%) Citrix
14 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
14 6 (18.18%) LAN
15 5 (15.15%) EMC
15 5 (15.15%) SAN
15 5 (15.15%) IIS
15 5 (15.15%) Linux

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 13 (39.39%) MS Exchange
2 11 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (15.15%) IIS
4 4 (12.12%) Lync
5 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.03%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 22 (66.67%) MS Office
2 15 (45.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.03%) MS Project
3 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.03%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (54.55%) Firewall
2 14 (42.42%) DHCP
3 13 (39.39%) TCP/IP
4 11 (33.33%) DNS
5 6 (18.18%) LAN
6 5 (15.15%) SAN
6 5 (15.15%) VLAN
7 3 (9.09%) IPsec
7 3 (9.09%) IP Telephony
7 3 (9.09%) ADSL
7 3 (9.09%) VPN
8 2 (6.06%) VoIP
8 2 (6.06%) WAN
9 1 (3.03%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 5 (15.15%) Back Office
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Service Analyst
3 9 (27.27%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) IT Technician
7 1 (3.03%) IT Support
7 1 (3.03%) Service Support Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.03%) IT Services Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Support Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) IT Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) EPoS
2 1 (3.03%) iPad
2 1 (3.03%) iPhone
2 1 (3.03%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) Windows 8
3 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (15.15%) Linux
7 3 (9.09%) Mac OS
8 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
8 2 (6.06%) Android
8 2 (6.06%) Windows Vista
8 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
9 1 (3.03%) Windows Phone
9 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) ITIL
2 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
2 3 (9.09%) Migration
2 3 (9.09%) ERP
3 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.03%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.06%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) MCP
2 14 (42.42%) Degree
3 12 (36.36%) MCSA
3 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (9.09%) MCITP
4 3 (9.09%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (9.09%) MCSE
4 3 (9.09%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 28 (84.85%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) XenApp
4 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 11 (33.33%) VMware
3 9 (27.27%) Remedy
3 9 (27.27%) ServiceNow
4 6 (18.18%) Citrix
5 5 (15.15%) EMC
5 5 (15.15%) SonicWALL
5 5 (15.15%) Veeam
6 3 (9.09%) Sophos
7 2 (6.06%) Apple
7 2 (6.06%) Symantec
8 1 (3.03%) Adobe