The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 31 39 37
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 5 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.73% 1.92% 3.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.63% 8.43% 12.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 14
Average salary £32,500 £24,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.41% -23.80%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% -13.33%
Windows 7
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
43 83 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 14.88% 22.80% 28.05%
Number of salaries quoted 38 68 117
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Middlesex

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 10 (76.92%) MS Office
2 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
5 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
5 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
5 5 (38.46%) WAN
5 5 (38.46%) MPLS
6 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (30.77%) DHCP
6 4 (30.77%) VPN
6 4 (30.77%) DNS
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
7 3 (23.08%) LAN
7 3 (23.08%) MCSE
7 3 (23.08%) SAN
7 3 (23.08%) VMware
7 3 (23.08%) MCITP
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
8 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (15.38%) XenApp
8 2 (15.38%) vSphere
8 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
1 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (7.69%) Lync
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (76.92%) MS Office
2 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) WAN
1 5 (38.46%) MPLS
2 4 (30.77%) DHCP
2 4 (30.77%) VPN
2 4 (30.77%) DNS
3 3 (23.08%) SAN
3 3 (23.08%) LAN
4 2 (15.38%) VoIP
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (15.38%) VLAN
4 2 (15.38%) Network Security
4 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.69%) Wireless
5 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Technician
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Technician
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
4 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
5 1 (7.69%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (15.38%) Information Security
2 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
2 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) BCP
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (23.08%) MCITP
2 3 (23.08%) MCSE
3 2 (15.38%) MCSA
3 2 (15.38%) MCP
4 1 (7.69%) MCTS
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) XenApp
2 2 (15.38%) vSphere
3 1 (7.69%) ISA Server
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Mitel
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) NetApp
3 2 (15.38%) Apple
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco