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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 66 77 76
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 8 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.12% 1.71% 0.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.85% 5.43% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 2
Average salary £24,250 £33,750 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.14% -19.64%
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £26,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -18.46%
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
165 258 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 23.01% 31.43% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 148 239 175
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +20 6 £24,250 -25.38%
Lutterworth - 1 £22,500 -
Windows 7
East Midlands

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows XP
3 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) DHCP
6 3 (23.08%) DNS
6 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) SQL
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Vista
7 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
7 2 (15.38%) System Testing
7 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (15.38%) TestPartner
7 2 (15.38%) Scrum
7 2 (15.38%) VMware
7 2 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
1 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) Acrobat
2 1 (7.69%) Maya
2 1 (7.69%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) DHCP
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (15.38%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) VoIP
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) TestPartner
1 2 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Field Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Service Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows XP
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Vista
5 2 (15.38%) UNIX
6 1 (7.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
2 2 (15.38%) System Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) DameWare
2 1 (7.69%) ARCserve
2 1 (7.69%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) Adobe
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Avaya
3 1 (7.69%) Autodesk
3 1 (7.69%) Sage
3 1 (7.69%) Google
3 1 (7.69%) WatchGuard