The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Preston region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank - 23 25
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 0 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston - 4.35% 0.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 24.00% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 1
Average salary - £30,500 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +60.52%
UK excluding London average salary £26,250 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Operating Systems Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
16 25 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 12.21% 18.12% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 15 24 5
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +44.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £24,500 £18,100
10% offered a salary of more than £37,123 £34,100 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows 7
Lancashire

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 11 July 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%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Nortel
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Access
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) PBX
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
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

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) PBX
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Nortel
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) VMware