The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 17 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 6 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 6.45% - 4.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.00% - 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £19,500 - £20,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £27,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
Windows 7
North East

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

Operating Systems Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
25 18 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 26.88% 22.22% 36.05%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 26
Average salary £22,500 £32,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% +6.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £20,950 £18,400
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £34,800 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Durham

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

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Durham

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Durham 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
4 4 (44.44%) VocaLink
4 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
4 4 (44.44%) Coaching
4 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (44.44%) BASE24
4 4 (44.44%) ISO 8583
4 4 (44.44%) Tandem
4 4 (44.44%) Banking
4 4 (44.44%) Retail
4 4 (44.44%) Cryptography
4 4 (44.44%) QA
4 4 (44.44%) DB2
4 4 (44.44%) MS Office
4 4 (44.44%) XML
4 4 (44.44%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) C++
4 4 (44.44%) COBOL
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) J2EE
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) ATM
4 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 4 (44.44%) IBM

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Durham 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) ATM
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) DB2
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Technical Specialist
1 4 (44.44%) Senior Technical Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Support
3 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Service Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) J2EE
1 4 (44.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) EMV
1 4 (44.44%) Mainframe
1 4 (44.44%) Tandem
1 4 (44.44%) Cryptography
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Change Management
1 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
1 4 (44.44%) Coaching
2 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
2 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) C++
1 4 (44.44%) COBOL
1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
1 4 (44.44%) PL/1
1 4 (44.44%) JCL
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCP
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) ISO 8583
1 4 (44.44%) QA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
1 4 (44.44%) IBM
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) HP
1 4 (44.44%) NCR
1 4 (44.44%) VocaLink
2 2 (22.22%) Apple
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Altiris
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix