The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 72 82 74
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 76 60 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.33% 2.49% 2.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.80% 8.63% 9.44%
Number of salaries quoted 74 48 64
Average salary £23,341 £26,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.08% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,850 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £26,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.88% -11.66%
Windows 7
Berkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
644 695 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.22% 28.89% 31.07%
Number of salaries quoted 476 503 597
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Reading

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Reading region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

1 159 (100.00%) Windows
2 115 (72.33%) Active Directory
3 105 (66.04%) Microsoft
4 85 (53.46%) TCP/IP
5 61 (38.36%) VMware
6 58 (36.48%) Linux
6 58 (36.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 54 (33.96%) Security Cleared
8 53 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 49 (30.82%) MS Excel
10 48 (30.19%) MS Office
10 48 (30.19%) Red Hat
10 48 (30.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 43 (27.04%) Windows 8
12 40 (25.16%) HP
12 40 (25.16%) ITIL
13 39 (24.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 39 (24.53%) DV Cleared
14 38 (23.90%) VMware Infrastructure
14 38 (23.90%) Windows XP
15 37 (23.27%) SCCM
16 33 (20.75%) CentOS
17 32 (20.13%) SC Cleared
17 32 (20.13%) SLA
18 31 (19.50%) Configuration Management
19 27 (16.98%) Debian
19 27 (16.98%) A+ Certification
20 26 (16.35%) Symantec
20 26 (16.35%) Ubuntu
21 24 (15.09%) PowerShell

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 23 (14.47%) MS Exchange
2 19 (11.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (7.55%) Lotus Domino
3 12 (7.55%) SharePoint
4 11 (6.92%) Lync
5 5 (3.14%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.89%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.89%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 49 (30.82%) MS Excel
2 48 (30.19%) MS Office
3 15 (9.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 24 (15.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 85 (53.46%) TCP/IP
2 19 (11.95%) DNS
2 19 (11.95%) Firewall
3 16 (10.06%) DHCP
3 16 (10.06%) LAN
4 12 (7.55%) Internet
5 11 (6.92%) SSL
6 9 (5.66%) VPN
7 4 (2.52%) WAN
7 4 (2.52%) Wireless
8 3 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.26%) IPsec
9 2 (1.26%) SMTP
10 1 (0.63%) VoIP
10 1 (0.63%) SAN
10 1 (0.63%) Junos
10 1 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.40%) MSI
2 5 (3.14%) HP UFT
General
1 3 (1.89%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.63%) Retail
2 1 (0.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 93 (58.49%) Support Engineer
2 37 (23.27%) IT Support
3 35 (22.01%) IT Support Engineer
4 30 (18.87%) 2nd Line Support
5 24 (15.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 21 (13.21%) Technical Engineer
7 17 (10.69%) 1st Line Support
8 15 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (8.18%) Integration Engineer
10 12 (7.55%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 12 (7.55%) Field Engineer
11 11 (6.92%) Technical Support Engineer
11 11 (6.92%) Technical Support
12 8 (5.03%) Desktop Support
12 8 (5.03%) IMAC Engineer
12 8 (5.03%) Infrastructure Specialist
13 7 (4.40%) Analyst
14 6 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support
14 6 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 6 (3.77%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.29%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.89%) Software Packaging
3 2 (1.26%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.92%) Client/Server
2 4 (2.52%) PDA
3 3 (1.89%) PKI
3 3 (1.89%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.26%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.63%) CCTV
5 1 (0.63%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 159 (100.00%) Windows
2 58 (36.48%) Linux
2 58 (36.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 53 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (30.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 43 (27.04%) Windows 8
6 39 (24.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 38 (23.90%) Windows XP
8 33 (20.75%) CentOS
9 27 (16.98%) Debian
10 26 (16.35%) Ubuntu
11 5 (3.14%) Windows 2000
12 4 (2.52%) SUSE
13 2 (1.26%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.63%) Android
14 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.16%) ITIL
2 31 (19.50%) Configuration Management
3 12 (7.55%) Migration
4 11 (6.92%) Project Management
4 11 (6.92%) Project Planning
5 10 (6.29%) Change Control
5 10 (6.29%) Security Patching
6 8 (5.03%) Service Delivery
7 5 (3.14%) Test Scripting
8 2 (1.26%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.26%) ERP
8 2 (1.26%) Unit Testing
8 2 (1.26%) Open Source
9 1 (0.63%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (0.63%) SIEM
9 1 (0.63%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.63%) B2B
9 1 (0.63%) B2C
9 1 (0.63%) Data Analysis
9 1 (0.63%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (15.09%) PowerShell
2 21 (13.21%) VB
3 18 (11.32%) VBScript
4 16 (10.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (33.96%) Security Cleared
2 39 (24.53%) DV Cleared
3 32 (20.13%) SC Cleared
4 27 (16.98%) A+ Certification
5 19 (11.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (9.43%) MCP
6 15 (9.43%) MCSE
7 12 (7.55%) MCITP
8 11 (6.92%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (2.52%) CCNA
9 4 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.26%) MCTS
11 1 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.63%) CISA
11 1 (0.63%) CISM
11 1 (0.63%) CISSP
11 1 (0.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (20.13%) SLA
2 11 (6.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (3.14%) QA
System Software
1 115 (72.33%) Active Directory
2 38 (23.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (10.69%) Hyper-V
4 11 (6.92%) VMware ESX
4 11 (6.92%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.63%) XenApp
6 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.63%) vSphere
6 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 37 (23.27%) SCCM
2 13 (8.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 11 (6.92%) Backup Exec
3 11 (6.92%) WSUS
4 6 (3.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (1.89%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.63%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 105 (66.04%) Microsoft
2 61 (38.36%) VMware
3 48 (30.19%) Red Hat
4 40 (25.16%) HP
5 26 (16.35%) Symantec
6 13 (8.18%) Oracle
7 12 (7.55%) Cisco
8 10 (6.29%) Apple
9 5 (3.14%) Citrix
10 3 (1.89%) IBM
10 3 (1.89%) McAfee
10 3 (1.89%) ESRI
10 3 (1.89%) Lumension
11 2 (1.26%) Avaya
12 1 (0.63%) Dell
12 1 (0.63%) SAP
12 1 (0.63%) Altiris
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