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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 17 33 26
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 5 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 5.43% 1.99% 5.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.13% 9.52% 10.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £20,750 £23,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.78% -
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -18.46%
Windows 7
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
31 42 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 33.70% 20.90% 55.16%
Number of salaries quoted 13 28 49
Average salary £30,000 £25,837 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.11% +3.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £14,250 £14,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Windows 7
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 2 March 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
County Antrim +20 4 £22,500 -2.17% 1
Newry - 1 £19,000 -
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) SLA
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Symantec
4 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (25.00%) Acronis
4 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (12.50%) vSphere
5 1 (12.50%) MS Office
5 1 (12.50%) Data Security
5 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (12.50%) NAS
5 1 (12.50%) MCITP
5 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) VPN
5 1 (12.50%) VoIP
5 1 (12.50%) MCSA
5 1 (12.50%) CCNA
5 1 (12.50%) Active Directory

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) NAS
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Support Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 4 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Data Security
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) MCSA
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCITP
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Symantec
2 2 (25.00%) Acronis
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
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