The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dudley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 8 6 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 1 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 4.55% 21.05% 6.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 66.67% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Average salary £29,462 £31,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.96% -13.88%
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
Windows 7
West Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Dudley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3 6 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 13.64% 31.58% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 18
Average salary £29,731 £31,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.09% +3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Dudley

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

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Dudley

Windows 7
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Dudley 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (50.00%) PDA
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Dudley 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (50.00%) PDA
1 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCTS
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) VMware