The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 28 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 1.39% 0.73% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 5.88% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £25,750 £15,600 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+65.06% -
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £27,939 £29,019
% change year-on-year
-5.15% -3.72%
Windows 7
Lancashire

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

Operating Systems Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 8.33% 12.41% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 6
Average salary £31,500 £28,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,500 £25,550
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Preston

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Access
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) PBX
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Nortel
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) PBX
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MS Access
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Nortel
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya