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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 42 41 53
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 13 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.62% 2.11% 1.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 6.06% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 2
Average salary £17,500 £25,000 £15,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- -17.18%
Windows 7
Suffolk

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
65 99 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 18.11% 34.74% 34.01%
Number of salaries quoted 60 82 91
Average salary £27,000 £40,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.50% +29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
1 26 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 24 (92.31%) Windows XP
3 18 (69.23%) MS Exchange
3 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 16 (61.54%) MS Office
5 15 (57.69%) DNS
5 15 (57.69%) DHCP
5 15 (57.69%) Apple
5 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (53.85%) Hyper-V
6 14 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (53.85%) VPN
6 14 (53.85%) SQL
7 13 (50.00%) MCP
7 13 (50.00%) HP
7 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (50.00%) Sophos
7 13 (50.00%) SonicWALL
8 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
9 9 (34.62%) iPad
10 8 (30.77%) Law
10 8 (30.77%) MCITP
10 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (15.38%) Lotus
11 4 (15.38%) IBM Notes
12 3 (11.54%) SLA
12 3 (11.54%) Finance
13 2 (7.69%) VMware
13 2 (7.69%) S-PLUS

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 18 (69.23%) MS Exchange
2 14 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (15.38%) IBM Notes
4 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.85%) Apache
5 1 (3.85%) IIS
5 1 (3.85%) JBoss
Applications
1 16 (61.54%) MS Office
2 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.69%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) DNS
1 15 (57.69%) DHCP
2 14 (53.85%) VPN
3 2 (7.69%) Firewall
3 2 (7.69%) SMTP
3 2 (7.69%) LDAP
4 1 (3.85%) NAS
4 1 (3.85%) SNMP
4 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.85%) ADSL
4 1 (3.85%) ISDN
4 1 (3.85%) LAN
4 1 (3.85%) VoIP
4 1 (3.85%) WAN
4 1 (3.85%) SAN
4 1 (3.85%) IPv4
4 1 (3.85%) IPv6
4 1 (3.85%) Internet
4 1 (3.85%) MPLS
4 1 (3.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MS Access
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (30.77%) Law
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Analyst
2 11 (42.31%) IT Support
3 9 (34.62%) IT Support Assistant
3 9 (34.62%) IT Assistant
3 9 (34.62%) Support Assistant
4 8 (30.77%) Service Analyst
4 8 (30.77%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (26.92%) Support Analyst
6 6 (23.08%) Desktop Support
7 4 (15.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 4 (15.38%) Desktop Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) IT Support Technician
8 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Technician
8 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (7.69%) Support Technician
8 2 (7.69%) Desktop Technician
8 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Technician
9 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) iPad
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (92.31%) Windows XP
3 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.85%) Mac OS
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.85%) Linux
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (3.85%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) MCP
2 8 (30.77%) MCITP
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 26 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (53.85%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 15 (57.69%) Apple
3 13 (50.00%) HP
3 13 (50.00%) Sophos
3 13 (50.00%) SonicWALL
4 4 (15.38%) Lotus
5 2 (7.69%) VMware
5 2 (7.69%) Citrix
6 1 (3.85%) WatchGuard
6 1 (3.85%) NETGEAR
6 1 (3.85%) Juniper
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat