The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 62 74 68
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 15 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.12% 1.10% 1.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.43% 3.52% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 8
Average salary £26,000 £33,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.38% +21.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,360 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £40,000 £41,700
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £28,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -5.08%
Windows 7
Oxfordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
159 284 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 22.52% 31.21% 25.88%
Number of salaries quoted 146 245 210
Average salary £29,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £25,238 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Oxford

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
3 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
4 10 (43.48%) MS Office
4 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (39.13%) Computer Science
6 8 (34.78%) Windows 8
7 6 (26.09%) Android
7 6 (26.09%) Degree
7 6 (26.09%) DNS
7 6 (26.09%) Cisco
8 5 (21.74%) CCNA
8 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (21.74%) MCSE
8 5 (21.74%) MCT
8 5 (21.74%) MCP
8 5 (21.74%) IIS
8 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
8 5 (21.74%) Data Management
8 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (21.74%) Analytics
9 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
9 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
9 4 (17.39%) VMware
9 4 (17.39%) Apple
9 4 (17.39%) Citrix
9 4 (17.39%) C

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 (21.74%) IIS
2 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.70%) Lync
3 2 (8.70%) SAS
4 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) SAN
3 2 (8.70%) Internet
3 2 (8.70%) Firewall
3 2 (8.70%) IPsec
3 2 (8.70%) iSCSI
3 2 (8.70%) NAS
3 2 (8.70%) WAN
3 2 (8.70%) DHCP
3 2 (8.70%) VPN
4 1 (4.35%) SMS
4 1 (4.35%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (13.04%) Electronics
1 3 (13.04%) Publishing
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Analyst
1 14 (60.87%) Support Analyst
2 10 (43.48%) IT Support Analyst
2 10 (43.48%) IT Support
3 6 (26.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Support
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Computer Science
2 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
4 2 (8.70%) iPad
4 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (34.78%) Windows 8
4 6 (26.09%) Android
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
7 3 (13.04%) Mac OS X
7 3 (13.04%) Windows CE
7 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
8 2 (8.70%) Linux
8 2 (8.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Data Management
1 5 (21.74%) Analytics
2 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) Image Processing
4 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.35%) Software License Management
5 1 (4.35%) UML
5 1 (4.35%) OO
5 1 (4.35%) OOD
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Web Development
5 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) C++
1 4 (17.39%) C
2 3 (13.04%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) Visual J++
3 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
3 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) MCP
2 5 (21.74%) MCSE
2 5 (21.74%) MCT
2 5 (21.74%) CCNA
2 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.70%) XenApp
3 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) WSUS
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Cisco
3 4 (17.39%) Citrix
3 4 (17.39%) Apple
3 4 (17.39%) VMware
4 3 (13.04%) HP
5 2 (8.70%) Dell
5 2 (8.70%) Fujitsu
6 1 (4.35%) Tandberg
6 1 (4.35%) Veeam
6 1 (4.35%) Symantec
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