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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 29 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 1.85% 0.87% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 9.09% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £25,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £27,500 £29,009
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -5.20%
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
21 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 12.96% 9.57% 10.48%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 9
Average salary £31,500 £36,041 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.59% +31.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £63,500
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 24 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) PBX
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Access
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Nortel
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) A+ Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Avaya
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) PBX
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) A+ Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Nortel
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Draytek
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
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