The first table below looks at the demand for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 65 59 97
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +38
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 36 24 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.55% 2.53% 1.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.79% 8.16% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 26 24 18
Average salary £21,750 £32,500 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.07% -7.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -
Operating Systems Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
462 294 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 32.77% 30.98% 28.37%
Number of salaries quoted 382 247 316
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £53,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Essex

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Essex

Windows 7
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford -5 9 £18,500 -51.66% 1
Basildon - 8 £19,000 - 3
Colchester -8 4 £50,000 +29.03% 2
Harlow -2 2 - -
Southend-on-Sea -6 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 £27,000 -
Rayleigh - 1 £37,500 -
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (64.62%) Microsoft
3 41 (63.08%) Active Directory
4 32 (49.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (41.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (40.00%) MS Office
7 23 (35.38%) ITIL
7 23 (35.38%) MS Exchange
8 19 (29.23%) MCSE
8 19 (29.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (27.69%) Citrix
10 15 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
11 14 (21.54%) Windows 8
12 13 (20.00%) MCITP
12 13 (20.00%) DNS
13 12 (18.46%) SLA
14 11 (16.92%) MCP
14 11 (16.92%) MS Excel
14 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
14 11 (16.92%) Windows Vista
14 11 (16.92%) Backup Exec
15 10 (15.38%) VMware
15 10 (15.38%) Firewall
15 10 (15.38%) Windows XP
15 10 (15.38%) VPN
15 10 (15.38%) McAfee
16 9 (13.85%) WSUS
16 9 (13.85%) SCCM
17 8 (12.31%) Hyper-V
17 8 (12.31%) Software Engineering

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 23 (35.38%) MS Exchange
2 15 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.62%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.54%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 26 (40.00%) MS Office
2 11 (16.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.54%) GoldMine
2 1 (1.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) Office 365
2 3 (4.62%) SaaS
2 3 (4.62%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.00%) DNS
2 10 (15.38%) Firewall
2 10 (15.38%) VPN
3 8 (12.31%) TCP/IP
4 7 (10.77%) DHCP
5 6 (9.23%) Wireless
5 6 (9.23%) VoIP
6 5 (7.69%) SAN
7 4 (6.15%) NAS
7 4 (6.15%) IP Telephony
8 3 (4.62%) WAN
8 3 (4.62%) LAN
9 1 (1.54%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.54%) FTP
9 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.54%) DTS
3 1 (1.54%) Ingres
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 5 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 4 (6.15%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
3 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (32.31%) Analyst
2 18 (27.69%) Support Engineer
3 16 (24.62%) Support Analyst
4 14 (21.54%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (12.31%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (12.31%) Desktop Support
6 7 (10.77%) Developer
7 6 (9.23%) IT Support
7 6 (9.23%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) Software Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) Software Developer
8 5 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
8 5 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Field Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) 1st Line Support
10 3 (4.62%) Applications Support
10 3 (4.62%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.31%) ADSI
2 5 (7.69%) OpenGL
2 5 (7.69%) DirectX
2 5 (7.69%) OpenCL
3 1 (1.54%) Middleware
3 1 (1.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Blackberry
2 5 (7.69%) Thin Client
2 5 (7.69%) Handset
2 5 (7.69%) Fat Client
2 5 (7.69%) CUDA
3 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.08%) EqualLogic
4 2 (3.08%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.54%) Robotics
5 1 (1.54%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (49.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (29.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (21.54%) Windows 8
5 11 (16.92%) Windows Vista
6 10 (15.38%) Windows XP
7 7 (10.77%) Apple iOS
8 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (7.69%) Android
10 3 (4.62%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (3.08%) UNIX
11 2 (3.08%) Solaris
11 2 (3.08%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.38%) ITIL
2 8 (12.31%) Software Engineering
3 7 (10.77%) Incident Management
4 6 (9.23%) Image Processing
4 6 (9.23%) Multithreading
4 6 (9.23%) Service Delivery
4 6 (9.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.15%) ERP
6 3 (4.62%) Migration
6 3 (4.62%) Release Management
6 3 (4.62%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.08%) Information Assurance
7 2 (3.08%) CRM
8 1 (1.54%) OO
8 1 (1.54%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.54%) Service Management
8 1 (1.54%) Document Management
8 1 (1.54%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.54%) Data Management
8 1 (1.54%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.77%) SQL
2 6 (9.23%) C++
3 5 (7.69%) C#
4 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.08%) VBScript
4 2 (3.08%) VB
5 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.54%) C
5 1 (1.54%) Java
5 1 (1.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (41.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (29.23%) MCSE
3 13 (20.00%) MCITP
4 11 (16.92%) MCP
5 8 (12.31%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (10.77%) Degree
7 5 (7.69%) MCDST
8 3 (4.62%) MCSA
9 2 (3.08%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.54%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.46%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (63.08%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.31%) Hyper-V
3 6 (9.23%) Terminal Services
4 3 (4.62%) XenApp
5 2 (3.08%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.08%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.54%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.54%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 11 (16.92%) Backup Exec
2 9 (13.85%) WSUS
2 9 (13.85%) SCCM
3 6 (9.23%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (6.15%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.54%) SCOM
5 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.54%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 42 (64.62%) Microsoft
2 18 (27.69%) Citrix
3 10 (15.38%) VMware
3 10 (15.38%) McAfee
4 7 (10.77%) Symantec
4 7 (10.77%) Sophos
5 6 (9.23%) Apple
6 4 (6.15%) Avaya
7 3 (4.62%) HP
7 3 (4.62%) Dell
7 3 (4.62%) Motorola
8 2 (3.08%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.08%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (3.08%) SonicWALL
8 2 (3.08%) Sun
8 2 (3.08%) Cisco
9 1 (1.54%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.54%) SAP
9 1 (1.54%) ICL
9 1 (1.54%) LANDesk
Chelmsford, Essex
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