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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 53 65 58
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 4 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.00% 0.49% 1.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.49% 1.48% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 4
Average salary £22,500 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.43% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £40,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £48,900 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £27,939 £29,019
% change year-on-year
-5.15% -3.72%
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
89 135 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 22.31% 33.25% 26.94%
Number of salaries quoted 69 130 83
Average salary £43,000 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.15% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £31,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 1 October 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (16.67%) CentOS
5 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (16.67%) NAS
5 1 (16.67%) XenApp
5 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (16.67%) Animation
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
5 1 (16.67%) Line 500
5 1 (16.67%) Fat Client

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) Site Server
2 1 (16.67%) Lync
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) Maya
2 1 (16.67%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Google Apps
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) WLAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) NetScreen
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) PABX
2 1 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) IT Support
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Animation
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (16.67%) CentOS
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
5 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (16.67%) MCITP
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) CCA
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) VCAP
2 1 (16.67%) CCEE
2 1 (16.67%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (16.67%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) Autodesk
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Sage