The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 43 45 52
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 25 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 3.78% 2.44% 2.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.23% 8.91% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 9
Average salary £27,000 £25,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,450 £38,000 £31,400
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
Windows 7
Northamptonshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
189 101 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 28.59% 27.37% 26.35%
Number of salaries quoted 183 94 105
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £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 Northampton

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Northampton

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Northampton

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (71.79%) Microsoft
3 24 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (56.41%) TCP/IP
4 22 (56.41%) Windows XP
4 22 (56.41%) MS Office
4 22 (56.41%) ITIL
5 21 (53.85%) MCSE
6 20 (51.28%) MCITP
7 19 (48.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (48.72%) MCP
8 18 (46.15%) MS Excel
9 17 (43.59%) MCSA
10 15 (38.46%) MS Exchange
11 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (33.33%) SLA
13 12 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
13 12 (30.77%) SC Cleared
13 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
13 12 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
14 10 (25.64%) MCTS
14 10 (25.64%) Windows Vista
15 9 (23.08%) Windows 8
15 9 (23.08%) DNS
16 8 (20.51%) VPN
17 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
17 7 (17.95%) HND
17 7 (17.95%) Crystal Reports
17 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
18 6 (15.38%) Legal

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 15 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 12 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
2 12 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.56%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 22 (56.41%) MS Office
2 18 (46.15%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 22 (56.41%) TCP/IP
2 9 (23.08%) DNS
3 8 (20.51%) VPN
4 3 (7.69%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.56%) Firewall
5 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.56%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.56%) LAN
5 1 (2.56%) WAN
5 1 (2.56%) SMTP
5 1 (2.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) AdminStudio
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (15.38%) Legal
2 5 (12.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Team Leader
1 15 (38.46%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 12 (30.77%) Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.69%) Field Service Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Field Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Desktop Support
5 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Architect
6 2 (5.13%) IT Support
6 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) Application Packaging
2 2 (5.13%) .NET
3 1 (2.56%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (56.41%) Windows XP
3 19 (48.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (25.64%) Windows Vista
6 9 (23.08%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) ITIL
2 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
3 3 (7.69%) Workflow
3 3 (7.69%) Data Management
4 2 (5.13%) Time Management
4 2 (5.13%) Migration
5 1 (2.56%) Service Management
5 1 (2.56%) Process Improvement
5 1 (2.56%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (53.85%) MCSE
3 20 (51.28%) MCITP
4 19 (48.72%) MCP
5 17 (43.59%) MCSA
6 12 (30.77%) SC Cleared
6 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
7 10 (25.64%) MCTS
8 7 (17.95%) HND
9 3 (7.69%) CCA
9 3 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (7.69%) CCEE
9 3 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (2.56%) MCDBA
11 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.26%) XenApp
2 4 (10.26%) XenDesktop
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (7.69%) vSphere
4 2 (5.13%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) XenMobile
2 2 (5.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (71.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) VMware
2 5 (12.82%) Citrix
3 3 (7.69%) AppSense
4 1 (2.56%) Altiris
4 1 (2.56%) Sage
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco