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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 79 57 44
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -13
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 9 10 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.19% 1.66% 4.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.05% 4.69% 14.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 16
Average salary £23,000 £19,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -42.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £11,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £26,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -18.46%
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
222 213 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 29.37% 35.26% 30.22%
Number of salaries quoted 210 184 145
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,550 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 -14 4 £19,250 -27.35% 1
Poole -10 2 - -
Windows 7
South West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 14 (77.78%) Windows 8
4 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
5 10 (55.56%) MS Excel
5 10 (55.56%) MS Exchange
5 10 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (55.56%) Office 365
6 9 (50.00%) Hyper-V
6 9 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (50.00%) SCSM
6 9 (50.00%) SCCM
6 9 (50.00%) SCOM
7 7 (38.89%) Firewall
7 7 (38.89%) DHCP
7 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
8 6 (33.33%) DNS
8 6 (33.33%) Citrix
8 6 (33.33%) Migration
9 5 (27.78%) Degree
9 5 (27.78%) SCVMM
9 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
9 5 (27.78%) ServiceNow
9 5 (27.78%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (27.78%) UAG
10 4 (22.22%) ITIL
10 4 (22.22%) Remedy
10 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (22.22%) XenApp
10 4 (22.22%) VMware

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 10 (55.56%) MS Exchange
1 10 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.56%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (55.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Firewall
1 7 (38.89%) DHCP
1 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
2 6 (33.33%) DNS
3 3 (16.67%) SAN
3 3 (16.67%) NAS
4 2 (11.11%) LAN
4 2 (11.11%) VLAN
5 1 (5.56%) IPsec
5 1 (5.56%) VoIP
5 1 (5.56%) WAN
5 1 (5.56%) ADSL
5 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MSI
General
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Packager
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Handset
2 1 (5.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Windows 8
3 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Phone
3 2 (11.11%) Android
4 1 (5.56%) Mac OS
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.56%) ERP
3 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.56%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) MCP
3 2 (11.11%) MCSA
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 9 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (27.78%) Forefront TMG
3 5 (27.78%) UAG
4 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (22.22%) XenApp
5 3 (16.67%) XenServer
5 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) SCSM
1 9 (50.00%) SCCM
1 9 (50.00%) SCOM
2 5 (27.78%) SCVMM
3 2 (11.11%) SCOrch
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Citrix
3 5 (27.78%) ServiceNow
4 4 (22.22%) Remedy
4 4 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (11.11%) Apple