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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 81 102 91
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 59 33 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.34% 1.47% 1.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.24% 5.00% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 52 33 36
Average salary £26,500 £22,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.77% -35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,050 £19,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £48,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
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
716 660 629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.46% 29.32% 30.88%
Number of salaries quoted 525 542 527
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,525 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 29 August 2014.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 114 (100.00%) Windows
2 79 (69.30%) Microsoft
3 56 (49.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (39.47%) Windows 8
5 41 (35.96%) MS Exchange
6 39 (34.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 36 (31.58%) Active Directory
8 29 (25.44%) TCP/IP
9 28 (24.56%) MS Excel
10 24 (21.05%) MS Office
10 24 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 20 (17.54%) MCP
12 19 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 18 (15.79%) Firewall
14 17 (14.91%) MCTS
15 16 (14.04%) MCITP
15 16 (14.04%) Linux
15 16 (14.04%) SQL
15 16 (14.04%) SLA
16 15 (13.16%) MCSA
16 15 (13.16%) Security Cleared
17 14 (12.28%) SC Cleared
17 14 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2010
17 14 (12.28%) ITIL
17 14 (12.28%) MCSE
17 14 (12.28%) LAN
18 13 (11.40%) Red Hat
18 13 (11.40%) SUSE
18 13 (11.40%) Debian
18 13 (11.40%) CentOS

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 41 (35.96%) MS Exchange
2 14 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 7 (6.14%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.51%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (3.51%) GroupWise
6 3 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.63%) WordPress
7 2 (1.75%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (24.56%) MS Excel
2 24 (21.05%) MS Office
3 7 (6.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (6.14%) SaaS
2 6 (5.26%) Office 365
3 1 (0.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (25.44%) TCP/IP
2 18 (15.79%) Firewall
3 14 (12.28%) LAN
4 11 (9.65%) WAN
5 9 (7.89%) VPN
6 6 (5.26%) VoIP
7 5 (4.39%) DNS
8 4 (3.51%) SSL
8 4 (3.51%) DMZ
8 4 (3.51%) Internet
8 4 (3.51%) LDAP
8 4 (3.51%) GPRS
8 4 (3.51%) SMTP
8 4 (3.51%) FTP
8 4 (3.51%) HTTP
8 4 (3.51%) Wireless
8 4 (3.51%) IMAP
9 3 (2.63%) NetScaler
9 3 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.14%) MS Access
2 7 (6.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (6.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (9.65%) Telecoms
1 11 (9.65%) Finance
2 5 (4.39%) Banking
3 3 (2.63%) French Language
3 3 (2.63%) German Language
3 3 (2.63%) Italian Language
3 3 (2.63%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (42.98%) Support Engineer
2 27 (23.68%) 2nd Line Support
3 24 (21.05%) Analyst
4 18 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 16 (14.04%) Support Analyst
6 13 (11.40%) 1st Line Support
7 11 (9.65%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 10 (8.77%) Technical Support
9 9 (7.89%) IT Support
9 9 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 9 (7.89%) Help Desk Engineer
10 8 (7.02%) Senior Support Engineer
10 8 (7.02%) Service Analyst
10 8 (7.02%) Service Desk Analyst
11 7 (6.14%) Technical Support Engineer
11 7 (6.14%) Help Desk Support
11 7 (6.14%) Team Leader
11 7 (6.14%) Technical Engineer
11 7 (6.14%) Administrator
11 7 (6.14%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.51%) ODBC
2 3 (2.63%) Application Packaging
2 3 (2.63%) .NET
3 1 (0.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.02%) iPhone
2 7 (6.14%) Fat Client
2 7 (6.14%) Thin Client
3 6 (5.26%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.63%) Open Source
6 2 (1.75%) Replication
6 2 (1.75%) PKI
6 2 (1.75%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.88%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 114 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (49.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (39.47%) Windows 8
4 24 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (14.04%) Linux
7 13 (11.40%) SUSE
7 13 (11.40%) Debian
7 13 (11.40%) Ubuntu
7 13 (11.40%) CentOS
7 13 (11.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (9.65%) Android
9 6 (5.26%) Windows XP
10 4 (3.51%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (12.28%) ITIL
2 7 (6.14%) Configuration Management
2 7 (6.14%) Resource Management
3 4 (3.51%) Software Distribution
3 4 (3.51%) Incident Management
3 4 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (2.63%) Document Management
4 3 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (2.63%) Data Security
4 3 (2.63%) PRINCE2
4 3 (2.63%) Dependency Management
4 3 (2.63%) Time Management
5 2 (1.75%) Asset Management
6 1 (0.88%) CRM
6 1 (0.88%) Project Management
6 1 (0.88%) Service Management
6 1 (0.88%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.04%) SQL
2 3 (2.63%) VBScript
2 3 (2.63%) VB
2 3 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (34.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (17.54%) MCP
3 17 (14.91%) MCTS
4 16 (14.04%) MCITP
5 15 (13.16%) MCSA
5 15 (13.16%) Security Cleared
6 14 (12.28%) MCSE
6 14 (12.28%) SC Cleared
7 10 (8.77%) DV Cleared
8 5 (4.39%) Degree
9 4 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (3.51%) CCIE
9 4 (3.51%) CCNP
9 4 (3.51%) CCNA
10 3 (2.63%) CCA
10 3 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (2.63%) A+ Certification
10 3 (2.63%) CCEE
10 3 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.75%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.04%) SLA
2 3 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.88%) JSP 440
System Software
1 36 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.65%) Hyper-V
3 9 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (7.02%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (5.26%) XenApp
5 6 (5.26%) XenDesktop
6 4 (3.51%) vSphere
7 2 (1.75%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 12 (10.53%) SCCM
2 4 (3.51%) SCOM
2 4 (3.51%) SCDPM
3 3 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (2.63%) XenMobile
4 2 (1.75%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.75%) SCSM
4 2 (1.75%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 79 (69.30%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.40%) Red Hat
3 10 (8.77%) Citrix
3 10 (8.77%) VMware
4 8 (7.02%) Lumension
4 8 (7.02%) Symantec
4 8 (7.02%) HP
5 7 (6.14%) AppSense
6 6 (5.26%) McAfee
7 4 (3.51%) MobileIron
7 4 (3.51%) SOTI
8 3 (2.63%) Remedy
8 3 (2.63%) Oracle
8 3 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.63%) BMC
9 2 (1.75%) Cisco
9 2 (1.75%) IBM
9 2 (1.75%) ESRI
10 1 (0.88%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.88%) Avaya
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