The first table below looks at the demand for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 97 94 79
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 50 47 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.01% 2.22% 2.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.46% 6.81% 8.53%
Number of salaries quoted 44 39 57
Average salary £27,500 £23,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.02% -38.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,950 £15,000 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,100 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
670 690 891
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.90% 32.58% 33.51%
Number of salaries quoted 551 511 681
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -11.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,375 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £59,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Windows 7
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -7 17 £27,500 -51.11%
Stevenage +4 15 £25,500 +2.00%
Borehamwood +4 3 £19,000 -11.62%
Hemel Hempstead -14 3 £32,500 +41.30%
St Albans +4 2 £35,000 +22.80%
Rickmansworth - 1 £25,000 -
Baldock - 1 £35,000 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £22,000 -
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 99 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (56.57%) Active Directory
3 51 (51.52%) Windows XP
4 48 (48.48%) Microsoft
5 43 (43.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (39.39%) MS Excel
7 37 (37.37%) MS Office
8 34 (34.34%) MS Exchange
9 30 (30.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (29.29%) VMware
11 28 (28.28%) Citrix
12 26 (26.26%) TCP/IP
13 25 (25.25%) DNS
14 23 (23.23%) DHCP
15 20 (20.20%) VMware Infrastructure
16 18 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
17 17 (17.17%) Windows Vista
17 17 (17.17%) Microsoft Certification
18 16 (16.16%) ITIL
18 16 (16.16%) SQL
19 15 (15.15%) SAN
19 15 (15.15%) HP
19 15 (15.15%) Retail
19 15 (15.15%) Security Cleared
20 14 (14.14%) Windows Server 2012
20 14 (14.14%) SQL Server
20 14 (14.14%) Firewall
21 13 (13.13%) Disaster Recovery
21 13 (13.13%) SharePoint
21 13 (13.13%) Hyper-V

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 34 (34.34%) MS Exchange
2 18 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (13.13%) SharePoint
4 12 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (7.07%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (4.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.01%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.01%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 39 (39.39%) MS Excel
2 37 (37.37%) MS Office
3 6 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.02%) MS Project
5 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.01%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.01%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (26.26%) TCP/IP
2 25 (25.25%) DNS
3 23 (23.23%) DHCP
4 15 (15.15%) SAN
5 14 (14.14%) Firewall
6 12 (12.12%) LAN
7 10 (10.10%) VoIP
7 10 (10.10%) WAN
8 9 (9.09%) iSCSI
9 3 (3.03%) Wireless
10 2 (2.02%) VLAN
10 2 (2.02%) VPN
10 2 (2.02%) Internet
11 1 (1.01%) DSL
11 1 (1.01%) HTTP
11 1 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.01%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 15 (15.15%) Retail
2 9 (9.09%) Back Office
2 9 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 9 (9.09%) Finance
3 4 (4.04%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.02%) Publishing
5 1 (1.01%) Automotive
5 1 (1.01%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (34.34%) Support Engineer
2 32 (32.32%) Analyst
3 26 (26.26%) Support Analyst
4 24 (24.24%) 2nd Line Support
5 17 (17.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 13 (13.13%) IT Support
7 11 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
7 11 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (7.07%) Desktop Support
9 7 (7.07%) Architect
10 6 (6.06%) Service Analyst
10 6 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (6.06%) Help Desk Support
10 6 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
11 5 (5.05%) Help Desk Support Analyst
11 5 (5.05%) Help Desk Analyst
11 5 (5.05%) Citrix Architect
11 5 (5.05%) Technical Manager
11 5 (5.05%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.08%) Replication
2 6 (6.06%) Firmware
3 4 (4.04%) EPoS
3 4 (4.04%) Smartphone
4 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.03%) EqualLogic
5 2 (2.02%) iPad
5 2 (2.02%) iPhone
5 2 (2.02%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.01%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 99 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (51.52%) Windows XP
3 43 (43.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (30.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (17.17%) Windows Vista
6 14 (14.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (5.05%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.03%) Mac OS X
8 3 (3.03%) Linux
9 2 (2.02%) Android
10 1 (1.01%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.01%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.16%) ITIL
2 13 (13.13%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (10.10%) Project Management
4 8 (8.08%) Problem Management
4 8 (8.08%) Change Management
5 5 (5.05%) Service Management
5 5 (5.05%) ITSM
6 4 (4.04%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (4.04%) Integration Testing
6 4 (4.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (3.03%) Test Strategy
7 3 (3.03%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (3.03%) Test Management
7 3 (3.03%) Test Scripting
8 2 (2.02%) TOGAF
8 2 (2.02%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.02%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.02%) ERP
8 2 (2.02%) Software Deployment
8 2 (2.02%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.16%) SQL
2 10 (10.10%) PowerShell
3 9 (9.09%) VBScript
4 6 (6.06%) C#
4 6 (6.06%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.03%) VB
6 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (17.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (15.15%) Security Cleared
3 12 (12.12%) CCEE
3 12 (12.12%) CCIA
3 12 (12.12%) MCP
3 12 (12.12%) Citrix Certification
4 10 (10.10%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (10.10%) CCNA
5 9 (9.09%) MCTS
5 9 (9.09%) Degree
5 9 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 8 (8.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (7.07%) CCAA
8 6 (6.06%) MCSE
9 5 (5.05%) CCA
10 4 (4.04%) MCITP
10 4 (4.04%) ISEB
10 4 (4.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (3.03%) MCSA
12 1 (1.01%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.07%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (56.57%) Active Directory
2 20 (20.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (13.13%) Hyper-V
4 8 (8.08%) XenApp
4 8 (8.08%) XenDesktop
5 7 (7.07%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (4.04%) vSphere
6 4 (4.04%) Terminal Services
6 4 (4.04%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.01%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (5.05%) SCCM
2 4 (4.04%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (3.03%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.01%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.01%) SCOM
4 1 (1.01%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 48 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 29 (29.29%) VMware
3 28 (28.28%) Citrix
4 15 (15.15%) HP
5 10 (10.10%) Cisco
6 9 (9.09%) Fujitsu
7 8 (8.08%) SonicWALL
7 8 (8.08%) AppSense
8 5 (5.05%) Dell
9 3 (3.03%) Symantec
9 3 (3.03%) McAfee
9 3 (3.03%) SAP
10 2 (2.02%) Apple
10 2 (2.02%) Sage
10 2 (2.02%) IBM
10 2 (2.02%) Epicor
11 1 (1.01%) NetApp
11 1 (1.01%) Novell
11 1 (1.01%) Lotus
11 1 (1.01%) Sophos