The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 75 79 52
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -27
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 5 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.65% 2.24% 3.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.55% 5.83% 12.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 12
Average salary £21,125 £40,000 £22,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.18% +75.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,875 £37,500 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £44,000 £28,850
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £27,500 £29,009
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -5.20%
Windows 7
East Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
196 309 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 25.55% 38.53% 25.20%
Number of salaries quoted 165 297 129
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £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 Leicestershire

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Windows 7
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +17 5 £21,125 -45.48%
Windows 7
East Midlands

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows XP
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) IIS
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (25.00%) UNIX
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) Smartcard
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Software Deployment
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (12.50%) GPFS
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (12.50%) CentOS
6 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
6 1 (12.50%) vSphere
6 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (12.50%) Google Apps

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) Maya
2 1 (12.50%) 3ds Max
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (12.50%) TestPartner
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Smartcard
2 1 (12.50%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows XP
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) UNIX
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) CentOS
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Sage
2 1 (12.50%) Autodesk
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Google