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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 46 65 60
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 13 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.05% 1.59% 2.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.68% 7.32% 9.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 4
Average salary £23,500 £22,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.66%
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
95 123 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 22.30% 21.69% 20.61%
Number of salaries quoted 79 117 72
Average salary £32,500 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £24,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Leicester

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
3 8 (47.06%) Windows XP
3 8 (47.06%) Windows 8
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 5 (29.41%) MCP
5 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Vista
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (23.53%) MS Office
6 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (17.65%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (17.65%) ISEB
7 3 (17.65%) Citrix
7 3 (17.65%) SLA
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
7 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
7 3 (17.65%) System Testing
7 3 (17.65%) TestPartner
7 3 (17.65%) MCTS
7 3 (17.65%) Degree
7 3 (17.65%) Scrum
7 3 (17.65%) VMware
7 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (11.76%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (23.53%) MS Office
3 1 (5.88%) Acrobat
3 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
1 1 (5.88%) VoIP
1 1 (5.88%) DHCP
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (17.65%) TestPartner
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Test Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) IT Support
2 3 (17.65%) Software Test Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Support
3 2 (11.76%) Support Technician
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Field Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows XP
2 8 (47.06%) Windows 8
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Vista
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
1 3 (17.65%) System Testing
1 3 (17.65%) Scrum
1 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Time Management
3 1 (5.88%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) MCP
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (17.65%) ISEB
3 3 (17.65%) MCTS
3 3 (17.65%) Degree
4 2 (11.76%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (11.76%) A+ Certification
5 1 (5.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) MAILsweeper
1 1 (5.88%) DameWare
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Citrix
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Adobe