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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 61 91 104
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +13
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 78 41 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.45% 1.88% 1.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.68% 6.41% 6.17%
Number of salaries quoted 50 32 37
Average salary £26,250 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.79% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,950 £22,750 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,125 £26,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-1.41% -15.87%
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
615 640 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.22% 29.38% 30.94%
Number of salaries quoted 446 497 498
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 6 March 2015.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 182 (100.00%) Windows
2 127 (69.78%) Microsoft
3 121 (66.48%) Active Directory
4 71 (39.01%) TCP/IP
5 70 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (24.73%) Windows 8
7 44 (24.18%) MS Office
8 41 (22.53%) Security Cleared
9 40 (21.98%) SCCM
10 38 (20.88%) VMware
11 37 (20.33%) Citrix
12 35 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
13 34 (18.68%) Windows Server 2003
13 34 (18.68%) Windows XP
14 33 (18.13%) Finance
15 32 (17.58%) MS Excel
16 29 (15.93%) HP
16 29 (15.93%) Windows Server 2012
17 26 (14.29%) ITIL
17 26 (14.29%) SQL
18 25 (13.74%) DV Cleared
19 24 (13.19%) Linux
20 23 (12.64%) MS Exchange
20 23 (12.64%) Cisco
21 22 (12.09%) VBScript
21 22 (12.09%) Hyper-V
21 22 (12.09%) PowerShell
22 21 (11.54%) Firewall
23 20 (10.99%) SC Cleared
23 20 (10.99%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (12.64%) MS Exchange
2 20 (10.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (4.95%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.30%) Lotus Domino
6 4 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.10%) Lync
8 1 (0.55%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 44 (24.18%) MS Office
2 32 (17.58%) MS Excel
3 10 (5.49%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.24%) Office 365
2 4 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.10%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (39.01%) TCP/IP
2 21 (11.54%) Firewall
3 15 (8.24%) DNS
4 10 (5.49%) DHCP
5 9 (4.95%) Internet
5 9 (4.95%) LAN
6 8 (4.40%) SSL
7 4 (2.20%) SAN
8 2 (1.10%) IP Telephony
8 2 (1.10%) Network Security
8 2 (1.10%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.10%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.10%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.55%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.55%) IPsec
9 1 (0.55%) VoIP
9 1 (0.55%) WAN
9 1 (0.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (6.04%) MSI
2 3 (1.65%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (1.10%) Selenium
3 2 (1.10%) WebDriver
General
1 33 (18.13%) Finance
2 5 (2.75%) Banking
3 2 (1.10%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 98 (53.85%) Support Engineer
2 33 (18.13%) Senior Support Engineer
3 28 (15.38%) IT Support
4 25 (13.74%) IT Support Engineer
4 25 (13.74%) Desktop Support
5 20 (10.99%) Analyst
6 17 (9.34%) 2nd Line Support
6 17 (9.34%) Integration Engineer
7 16 (8.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 16 (8.79%) Desktop Engineer
8 12 (6.59%) Support Analyst
9 11 (6.04%) Service Analyst
9 11 (6.04%) Service Desk Analyst
10 10 (5.49%) Technical Support
10 10 (5.49%) 1st Line Support
10 10 (5.49%) Technical Engineer
10 10 (5.49%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (4.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (4.95%) Security Engineer
11 9 (4.95%) Senior Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.85%) Application Packaging
1 7 (3.85%) Software Packaging
2 6 (3.30%) WSH
3 2 (1.10%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.89%) Blackberry
2 8 (4.40%) Client/Server
2 8 (4.40%) iPhone
3 6 (3.30%) Open Source
4 4 (2.20%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.20%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.65%) Kindle
6 2 (1.10%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.10%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.55%) PKI
7 1 (0.55%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 182 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (24.73%) Windows 8
4 34 (18.68%) Windows XP
4 34 (18.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (15.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (13.19%) Linux
7 19 (10.44%) Debian
7 19 (10.44%) Ubuntu
7 19 (10.44%) CentOS
7 19 (10.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (6.59%) SUSE
9 9 (4.95%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.65%) Android
11 2 (1.10%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (14.29%) ITIL
2 18 (9.89%) Configuration Management
3 13 (7.14%) Migration
4 10 (5.49%) Service Management
5 9 (4.95%) Mentoring
6 8 (4.40%) Project Management
6 8 (4.40%) Project Planning
7 7 (3.85%) Asset Management
7 7 (3.85%) Change Control
8 6 (3.30%) Unit Testing
9 5 (2.75%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (2.75%) SIEM
9 5 (2.75%) Service Delivery
10 3 (1.65%) Information Security
10 3 (1.65%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (1.65%) Functional Testing
10 3 (1.65%) Network Management
11 2 (1.10%) Test Management
11 2 (1.10%) Test Scripting
11 2 (1.10%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (14.29%) SQL
2 22 (12.09%) VBScript
2 22 (12.09%) PowerShell
3 16 (8.79%) VB
4 4 (2.20%) Java
Qualifications
1 41 (22.53%) Security Cleared
2 25 (13.74%) DV Cleared
3 20 (10.99%) SC Cleared
4 17 (9.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (8.79%) MCSE
6 12 (6.59%) A+ Certification
7 9 (4.95%) MCP
8 6 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (3.30%) MCITP
8 6 (3.30%) CCNA
9 3 (1.65%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (1.65%) CCSA
9 3 (1.65%) MCTS
9 3 (1.65%) CISSP
10 2 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.10%) CCA
10 2 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.10%) VCP4
10 2 (1.10%) CCEE
11 1 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.14%) SLA
2 11 (6.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 121 (66.48%) Active Directory
2 35 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (12.09%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.49%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (4.40%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.20%) vSphere
7 3 (1.65%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (1.65%) XenApp
7 3 (1.65%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.10%) pfSense
9 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 40 (21.98%) SCCM
2 17 (9.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 8 (4.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (4.40%) Backup Exec
3 8 (4.40%) WSUS
4 3 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.65%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (1.65%) XenMobile
5 2 (1.10%) SCOM
5 2 (1.10%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.10%) Windows Intune
5 2 (1.10%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.10%) SCSM
Vendors
1 127 (69.78%) Microsoft
2 38 (20.88%) VMware
3 37 (20.33%) Citrix
4 29 (15.93%) HP
5 23 (12.64%) Cisco
6 19 (10.44%) Oracle
6 19 (10.44%) Symantec
6 19 (10.44%) Red Hat
7 18 (9.89%) Avaya
8 8 (4.40%) Apple
9 3 (1.65%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.65%) MobileIron
9 3 (1.65%) McAfee
9 3 (1.65%) Clearswift
10 2 (1.10%) AppSense
11 1 (0.55%) Altiris
11 1 (0.55%) Lumension
11 1 (0.55%) ESRI
11 1 (0.55%) Motorola
11 1 (0.55%) Dell
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