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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 45 57 53
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 9 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.22% 0.65% 2.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.33% 3.49% 8.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 9
Average salary £28,000 £22,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.44% -
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% -7.14%
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
73 86 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 17.98% 18.53% 29.65%
Number of salaries quoted 60 68 105
Average salary £28,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.11% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,956 £23,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 28 August 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
3 12 (54.55%) Windows 8
4 9 (40.91%) Windows XP
5 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
6 7 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
8 5 (22.73%) ITIL
8 5 (22.73%) MCP
8 5 (22.73%) MS Office
8 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (18.18%) Windows Vista
9 4 (18.18%) SQL
9 4 (18.18%) DHCP
9 4 (18.18%) DNS
9 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
10 3 (13.64%) LAN
10 3 (13.64%) MCTS
10 3 (13.64%) WAN
10 3 (13.64%) Degree
11 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
11 2 (9.09%) System Testing
11 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2 (9.09%) Network+ Certification

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
1 7 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 5 (22.73%) MS Office
3 1 (4.55%) Acrobat
3 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) DHCP
1 4 (18.18%) DNS
2 3 (13.64%) WAN
2 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.64%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) HP UFT
1 2 (9.09%) TestPartner
General
1 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Support Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) IT Support
3 5 (22.73%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Field Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Support Technician
5 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) Support Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Graduate Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Technician
6 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Graduate
6 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.55%) Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (4.55%) jQuery
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Windows 8
3 9 (40.91%) Windows XP
4 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Scrum
2 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
2 2 (9.09%) System Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Time Management
3 1 (4.55%) Network Management
3 1 (4.55%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) MCP
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (13.64%) MCTS
3 3 (13.64%) Degree
4 2 (9.09%) ISEB
4 2 (9.09%) A+ Certification
4 2 (9.09%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (4.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) MAILsweeper
1 1 (4.55%) DameWare
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco
2 2 (9.09%) Citrix
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Veeam
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Adobe
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