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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 69 50 66
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +16
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 9 29 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.22% 3.84% 2.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.04% 14.01% 6.08%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 20
Average salary £30,000 £32,250 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +18.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,983 £37,500 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+0.95% -19.23%
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
223 207 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 30.30% 27.38% 34.63%
Number of salaries quoted 195 157 303
Average salary £43,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 February 2015, 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 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
3 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (39.13%) MS Office
5 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
6 7 (30.43%) Cisco
6 7 (30.43%) VMware
7 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
7 6 (26.09%) IIS
7 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
8 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
8 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (21.74%) Windows 8
9 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (17.39%) Degree
9 4 (17.39%) French Language
9 4 (17.39%) German Language
9 4 (17.39%) Structured Cabling
9 4 (17.39%) IP Telephony
9 4 (17.39%) Firewall
9 4 (17.39%) DNS
9 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
9 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (17.39%) Intranet
9 4 (17.39%) Internet
9 4 (17.39%) ITIL
9 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
9 4 (17.39%) Linux
10 3 (13.04%) Apache
10 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 6 (26.09%) IIS
1 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.04%) Apache
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.35%) Lync
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) MS Office
2 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) DNS
1 4 (17.39%) Intranet
1 4 (17.39%) Internet
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
1 4 (17.39%) IP Telephony
1 4 (17.39%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (8.70%) VLAN
2 2 (8.70%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (8.70%) NAS
2 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (8.70%) SAN
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MSI
1 1 (4.35%) InstallShield
1 1 (4.35%) Bugzilla
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 4 (17.39%) French Language
1 4 (17.39%) German Language
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Publishing
2 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Analyst
1 14 (60.87%) Support Analyst
2 12 (52.17%) IT Support
3 5 (21.74%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (21.74%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Team Leader
4 4 (17.39%) IT Support Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Support Team Leader
4 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Field Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Support
5 1 (4.35%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Packager
5 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
1 1 (4.35%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.35%) New Media
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
3 5 (21.74%) Windows 8
4 4 (17.39%) Linux
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.70%) Android
6 2 (8.70%) CentOS
6 2 (8.70%) Solaris
7 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) ITIL
2 2 (8.70%) Data Management
2 2 (8.70%) Analytics
3 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.35%) Software License Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) MCP
2 2 (8.70%) MCSE
2 2 (8.70%) MCT
2 2 (8.70%) CCNA
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) vSphere
4 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) VMware
2 7 (30.43%) Cisco
3 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.70%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) CommVault
5 1 (4.35%) Apple
5 1 (4.35%) Sophos
5 1 (4.35%) Altiris
5 1 (4.35%) Veeam