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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 49 40 48
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 31 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 4.30% 2.27% 3.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.55% 9.00% 11.36%
Number of salaries quoted 29 8 15
Average salary £27,000 £30,250 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.74% +34.44%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £28,000 £29,750
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -5.88%
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
213 100 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 29.54% 25.19% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 206 91 121
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,450 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 30 September 2014.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Northampton

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (77.08%) Microsoft
3 33 (68.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (62.50%) MCSE
4 30 (62.50%) ITIL
5 27 (56.25%) MCITP
6 25 (52.08%) TCP/IP
7 24 (50.00%) MCP
8 22 (45.83%) MCSA
9 21 (43.75%) MS Office
9 21 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (41.67%) SLA
10 20 (41.67%) Windows XP
11 19 (39.58%) MS Excel
12 18 (37.50%) MCTS
13 15 (31.25%) MS Exchange
14 14 (29.17%) VPN
15 13 (27.08%) DNS
15 13 (27.08%) HND
16 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (25.00%) Legal
16 12 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
16 12 (25.00%) SC Cleared
16 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
17 11 (22.92%) Exchange Server 2003
17 11 (22.92%) Windows 8
18 10 (20.83%) Service Delivery
18 10 (20.83%) Crystal Reports
18 10 (20.83%) Active Directory
19 9 (18.75%) Windows Vista

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 12 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (22.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.08%) Lync
5 1 (2.08%) IIS
5 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (43.75%) MS Office
2 19 (39.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (52.08%) TCP/IP
2 14 (29.17%) VPN
3 13 (27.08%) DNS
4 5 (10.42%) LAN
4 5 (10.42%) WAN
4 5 (10.42%) NetScaler
5 3 (6.25%) SAN
6 2 (4.17%) iSCSI
6 2 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.08%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.08%) SMTP
7 1 (2.08%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.08%) AdminStudio
General
1 12 (25.00%) Legal
2 5 (10.42%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) Team Leader
1 18 (37.50%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 14 (29.17%) Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Consultant
3 7 (14.58%) Service Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Senior Architect
4 5 (10.42%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (10.42%) Support Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Senior Consultant
4 5 (10.42%) Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.25%) Field Service Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Field Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (4.17%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) Application Packaging
2 2 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (2.08%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (41.67%) Windows XP
4 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (22.92%) Windows 8
6 9 (18.75%) Windows Vista
7 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) ITIL
2 10 (20.83%) Service Delivery
3 3 (6.25%) Coaching
4 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
4 2 (4.17%) Time Management
4 2 (4.17%) Workflow
4 2 (4.17%) Migration
4 2 (4.17%) Data Management
4 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
4 2 (4.17%) MOF
5 1 (2.08%) Service Management
5 1 (2.08%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.08%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (68.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (62.50%) MCSE
3 27 (56.25%) MCITP
4 24 (50.00%) MCP
5 22 (45.83%) MCSA
6 18 (37.50%) MCTS
7 13 (27.08%) HND
8 12 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 5 (10.42%) CCEE
9 5 (10.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (10.42%) CCA
9 5 (10.42%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (41.67%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.58%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.50%) XenApp
3 6 (12.50%) XenDesktop
4 5 (10.42%) vSphere
5 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) SCCM
1 5 (10.42%) XenMobile
2 2 (4.17%) SCOM
2 2 (4.17%) SCVMM
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Intune
2 2 (4.17%) SCOrch
2 2 (4.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (4.17%) SCSM
Vendors
1 37 (77.08%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) Citrix
2 7 (14.58%) VMware
3 5 (10.42%) AppSense
4 1 (2.08%) Altiris
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco
4 1 (2.08%) NetApp
4 1 (2.08%) Sage
4 1 (2.08%) HP