The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 28 29 41
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 6 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 3.09% 1.64% 1.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.38% 4.84% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 3
Average salary £25,000 £27,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -38.88%
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £26,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -15.87%
Windows 7
West Yorkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
64 62 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 32.99% 33.88% 20.96%
Number of salaries quoted 50 47 46
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,100 £19,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £45,000 £42,970
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Halifax

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Halifax

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Apple
3 3 (50.00%) Sophos
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) WSUS
3 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (50.00%) Office 365
4 2 (33.33%) NCR
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) BASE24
4 2 (33.33%) ISO 8583
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) J2EE
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) SAS
4 2 (33.33%) EMV
4 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
4 2 (33.33%) Tandem
4 2 (33.33%) Cryptography
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) Linux

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 2 (33.33%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) ATM
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) J2EE
1 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) EMV
2 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 2 (33.33%) Tandem
2 2 (33.33%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (50.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) UML
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) COBOL
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) PL/1
1 2 (33.33%) JCL
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO 8583
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Apple
1 3 (50.00%) Sophos
2 2 (33.33%) VocaLink
2 2 (33.33%) NCR
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix