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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank - 21 24
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 0 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham - 3.57% 5.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 16.67% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 3
Average salary - £19,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £26,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
- -11.86%
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
41 18 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 19.90% 21.43% 40.86%
Number of salaries quoted 29 18 34
Average salary £40,000 £31,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% -6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £18,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £33,695
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (66.67%) Meraki
2 2 (66.67%) Requirements Management
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Junior
1 2 (66.67%) Customer Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Customer Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Junior Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Requirements Management
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Meraki
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec