The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 61 48 61
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 2 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.38% 2.95% 0.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.87% 12.36% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 4
Average salary £25,000 £27,500 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -30.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £19,500 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £40,100 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Operating Systems Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
107 89 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 20.15% 23.86% 30.02%
Number of salaries quoted 89 82 114
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £26,199
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows 7
Leicestershire

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 1 August 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows XP
3 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
4 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Vista
7 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (28.57%) Requirements Management
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (21.43%) MS Office
8 3 (21.43%) ISEB
8 3 (21.43%) SQL
8 3 (21.43%) Scrum
8 3 (21.43%) VMware
8 3 (21.43%) TestPartner
8 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
8 3 (21.43%) System Testing
8 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
9 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
9 2 (14.29%) vSphere
9 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
9 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
9 2 (14.29%) Change Management
9 2 (14.29%) SQL Server

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (7.14%) Site Server
4 1 (7.14%) IIS
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.14%) Lync
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) NetScreen
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) WLAN
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) Wireless
3 1 (7.14%) PABX
3 1 (7.14%) NAS
3 1 (7.14%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (21.43%) TestPartner
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) IT Support
2 4 (28.57%) Customer Service Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Customer Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
5 1 (7.14%) Support Technician
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
1 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows XP
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Vista
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Requirements Management
2 3 (21.43%) Scrum
2 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
2 3 (21.43%) System Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Network Management
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) CCA
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) MCITP
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.14%) VCAP
2 1 (7.14%) CCEE
2 1 (7.14%) CCIA
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (7.14%) XenApp
4 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Sage
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
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