The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 83 77 80
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 23 35 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.78% 2.53% 1.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.21% 8.95% 6.55%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 14
Average salary £45,000 £26,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.07% -42.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £26,900 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% -7.14%
Windows 7
Scotland

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

Operating Systems Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
319 391 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.69% 28.23% 24.58%
Number of salaries quoted 175 202 152
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Glasgow

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 20 (44.44%) MS Office
3 20 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 19 (42.22%) MS Excel
5 18 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (31.11%) Windows XP
7 13 (28.89%) VPN
7 13 (28.89%) Citrix
7 13 (28.89%) SCCM
7 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (26.67%) XenApp
9 11 (24.44%) ITIL
10 10 (22.22%) ISEB
10 10 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 10 (22.22%) VMware
10 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
10 10 (22.22%) ISTQB
10 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (20.00%) Waterfall
11 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (20.00%) Mentoring
11 9 (20.00%) SAN
11 9 (20.00%) Cisco
11 9 (20.00%) MS Exchange
12 8 (17.78%) LAN
12 8 (17.78%) PRINCE2
12 8 (17.78%) DNS
12 8 (17.78%) WAN

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (13.33%) WorkSite
5 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.22%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (44.44%) MS Office
2 19 (42.22%) MS Excel
3 10 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Google Apps
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) VPN
2 9 (20.00%) SAN
3 8 (17.78%) Firewall
3 8 (17.78%) DNS
3 8 (17.78%) WAN
3 8 (17.78%) DHCP
3 8 (17.78%) LAN
4 4 (8.89%) ADSL
4 4 (8.89%) Broadband
4 4 (8.89%) 3G
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.22%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.22%) SMS
5 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (17.78%) Back Office
2 4 (8.89%) Legal
3 3 (6.67%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.67%) Finance
4 2 (4.44%) Law
4 2 (4.44%) Electronics
4 2 (4.44%) Marketing
4 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.22%) Publishing
5 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) IT Support
3 7 (15.56%) Service Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) QA Manager
4 6 (13.33%) Test Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Test Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Operations Team Leader
5 4 (8.89%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Team Leader
6 3 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) IT Support Specialist
6 3 (6.67%) QA Test Manager
6 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.67%) Support Specialist
7 2 (4.44%) Testing Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Quality Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) HP StoreVirtual
2 5 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.44%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.44%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.44%) DTV
4 1 (2.22%) AS400
4 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (31.11%) Windows XP
4 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (15.56%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.22%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.22%) Android
7 1 (2.22%) AIX
7 1 (2.22%) Solaris
7 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) ITIL
2 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 9 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 8 (17.78%) PRINCE2
4 8 (17.78%) RUP
5 7 (15.56%) Test Management
6 6 (13.33%) SDLC
6 6 (13.33%) Content Management
7 5 (11.11%) CRM
8 4 (8.89%) Manual Testing
9 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.67%) Statistical Analysis
9 3 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
10 2 (4.44%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (4.44%) Automated Testing
10 2 (4.44%) Scrum
10 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (4.44%) Service Management
10 2 (4.44%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) ISEB
1 10 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 8 (17.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (17.78%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (17.78%) CCNP
2 8 (17.78%) CCNA
3 5 (11.11%) A+ Certification
4 3 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (4.44%) MOS
5 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.44%) MCP
5 2 (4.44%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.22%) MCSE
6 1 (2.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) QA
2 3 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 12 (26.67%) XenApp
3 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (17.78%) vSphere
5 4 (8.89%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (4.44%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (28.89%) SCCM
2 8 (17.78%) SCOM
2 8 (17.78%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.22%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 33 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (28.89%) Citrix
3 10 (22.22%) VMware
4 9 (20.00%) Cisco
5 8 (17.78%) HP
5 8 (17.78%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.67%) Hyland
7 2 (4.44%) SAP
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle
8 1 (2.22%) IBM
8 1 (2.22%) Dell
8 1 (2.22%) EMC
8 1 (2.22%) Sun
8 1 (2.22%) Altiris
8 1 (2.22%) Google
8 1 (2.22%) AppSense
8 1 (2.22%) Mitel
8 1 (2.22%) Symantec
8 1 (2.22%) Avaya
8 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
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