The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 36 42 51
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 8 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.24% 1.94% 1.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.27% 6.90% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 6
Average salary £22,000 £24,250 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.27% +2.10%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £28,000 £29,750
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -5.88%
Windows 7
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Operating Systems Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
71 87 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 28.74% 28.16% 20.14%
Number of salaries quoted 58 83 73
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Ipswich

Windows 7
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (72.73%) Windows XP
4 7 (63.64%) Law
4 7 (63.64%) MCITP
5 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 2 (18.18%) MS Office
8 1 (9.09%) ITIL
8 1 (9.09%) Linux
8 1 (9.09%) SQL
8 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
8 1 (9.09%) VPN
8 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
8 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
8 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (9.09%) Office 365
8 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
8 1 (9.09%) VMware
8 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
8 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 1 (9.09%) Firewall
8 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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.

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
3 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
General
1 7 (63.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Service Desk Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Service Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows XP
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL
1 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
1 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
1 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (63.64%) MCITP
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
2 1 (9.09%) VMware