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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 63 79 75
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 15 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.13% 1.61% 1.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.87% 6.91% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 4
Average salary £21,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.84% -
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,530 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-0.11% -11.56%
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
152 217 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 21.56% 23.26% 23.58%
Number of salaries quoted 122 207 134
Average salary £32,500 £39,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +6.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram 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 2 June 2015. 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 12 £22,500 -
Coalville - 2 £20,000 -
Windows 7
East Midlands

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows XP
2 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
3 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 9 (42.86%) Windows 8
4 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
5 5 (23.81%) MCP
5 5 (23.81%) MS Office
5 5 (23.81%) SQL
5 5 (23.81%) Windows Vista
6 4 (19.05%) ITIL
6 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (14.29%) System Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (14.29%) SLA
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco
7 3 (14.29%) ISEB
7 3 (14.29%) Citrix
7 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 3 (14.29%) Degree
7 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (14.29%) TestPartner
7 3 (14.29%) MCTS

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (9.52%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
2 5 (23.81%) MS Office
3 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (4.76%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) LAN
1 2 (9.52%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (14.29%) TestPartner
General
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) IT Support
2 3 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 2 (9.52%) Support Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Applications Support
3 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Support Technician
3 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) IT Support Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Technician
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Supervisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows XP
3 9 (42.86%) Windows 8
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Vista
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) System Testing
2 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (4.76%) Time Management
3 1 (4.76%) Network Management
3 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) MCP
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (14.29%) ISEB
3 3 (14.29%) Degree
3 3 (14.29%) MCTS
4 2 (9.52%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (9.52%) A+ Certification
5 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) AirWatch
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (4.76%) DameWare
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco
2 3 (14.29%) Citrix
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Avaya
4 1 (4.76%) Adobe