The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 45 70 55
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 6 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.63% 1.66% 0.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.41% 4.79% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 3
Average salary £24,000 £35,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.42% +75.00%
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £27,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
Windows 7
Leicestershire

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

Operating Systems Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
111 188 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 30.08% 34.75% 27.41%
Number of salaries quoted 95 170 79
Average salary £43,200 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.68% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,775 £29,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Leicester

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows XP
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
5 2 (22.22%) DameWare
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
5 2 (22.22%) DHCP
5 2 (22.22%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) Adobe
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) UNIX
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (11.11%) GPFS
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) Perl
6 1 (11.11%) ARCserve
6 1 (11.11%) Autodesk
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (11.11%) NetScreen
6 1 (11.11%) HP
6 1 (11.11%) ISEB

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Acrobat
1 1 (11.11%) Maya
1 1 (11.11%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) NetScreen
2 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (11.11%) TestPartner
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) IT Support
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Animation
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows XP
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
4 2 (22.22%) UNIX
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) DameWare
2 1 (11.11%) ARCserve
2 1 (11.11%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Adobe
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Sage
3 1 (11.11%) Autodesk
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Google