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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 28 29 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 2 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 1.65% 2.50% 2.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.52% 14.29% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Average salary £23,000 £30,000 £22,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.33% +31.86%
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £26,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -18.46%
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 21 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 17.36% 17.50% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 17 21 17
Average salary £31,000 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £36,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 January 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Avaya
3 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) XenApp
4 2 (40.00%) vSphere
4 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) PBX
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) Nortel
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) A+ Certification
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) MySQL
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) MS Access
4 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) PBX
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) MS Access
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) A+ Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Avaya
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Nortel
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Draytek
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco