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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 62 83 72
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 85 54 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.67% 2.29% 3.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.80% 8.19% 9.19%
Number of salaries quoted 77 42 63
Average salary £22,956 £27,014 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.02% -5.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,559 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-0.22% -11.47%
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
616 659 718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.57% 28.01% 33.10%
Number of salaries quoted 477 476 600
Average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 27 May 2015.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 170 (100.00%) Windows
2 124 (72.94%) Active Directory
3 123 (72.35%) Microsoft
4 83 (48.82%) TCP/IP
5 65 (38.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 58 (34.12%) Security Cleared
7 56 (32.94%) VMware
8 52 (30.59%) MS Excel
9 51 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 50 (29.41%) MS Office
11 49 (28.82%) SCCM
12 48 (28.24%) Windows 8
12 48 (28.24%) Linux
13 44 (25.88%) VMware Infrastructure
14 42 (24.71%) Windows XP
15 41 (24.12%) HP
15 41 (24.12%) Windows Server 2003
16 39 (22.94%) DV Cleared
17 38 (22.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 38 (22.35%) Red Hat
18 37 (21.76%) ITIL
19 35 (20.59%) SC Cleared
20 29 (17.06%) SLA
20 29 (17.06%) PowerShell
21 28 (16.47%) Configuration Management
22 27 (15.88%) MS Exchange
23 25 (14.71%) Symantec
23 25 (14.71%) Debian
23 25 (14.71%) CentOS
23 25 (14.71%) Ubuntu

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 27 (15.88%) MS Exchange
2 23 (13.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (7.06%) SharePoint
4 11 (6.47%) Lotus Domino
5 9 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (2.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.76%) ArcGIS
8 3 (1.76%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.76%) Lync
Applications
1 52 (30.59%) MS Excel
2 50 (29.41%) MS Office
3 15 (8.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.76%) Office 365
2 2 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 83 (48.82%) TCP/IP
2 20 (11.76%) Firewall
3 18 (10.59%) DNS
4 15 (8.82%) DHCP
5 14 (8.24%) Internet
6 13 (7.65%) LAN
7 11 (6.47%) SSL
8 6 (3.53%) VPN
9 4 (2.35%) Wireless
10 3 (1.76%) IPsec
11 2 (1.18%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (1.18%) SAN
11 2 (1.18%) WAN
11 2 (1.18%) SMTP
12 1 (0.59%) VoIP
12 1 (0.59%) IP Telephony
12 1 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (5.29%) MSI
2 8 (4.71%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (1.18%) Selenium
3 2 (1.18%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.59%) Banking
3 1 (0.59%) Retail
3 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (55.88%) Support Engineer
2 37 (21.76%) IT Support
3 35 (20.59%) IT Support Engineer
4 24 (14.12%) 2nd Line Support
5 20 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 18 (10.59%) Integration Engineer
6 18 (10.59%) 1st Line Support
7 16 (9.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (9.41%) Technical Engineer
8 15 (8.82%) Desktop Support
9 13 (7.65%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 10 (5.88%) Field Engineer
11 8 (4.71%) Technical Support Engineer
11 8 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (4.71%) Technical Support
11 8 (4.71%) IMAC Engineer
11 8 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (4.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 6 (3.53%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 6 (3.53%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.88%) Application Packaging
2 5 (2.94%) Software Packaging
3 4 (2.35%) WSH
4 2 (1.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.47%) Client/Server
2 7 (4.12%) Blackberry
3 3 (1.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.76%) PKI
3 3 (1.76%) PDA
3 3 (1.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.76%) BYOD
3 3 (1.76%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.18%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.18%) iPhone
5 1 (0.59%) Kindle
5 1 (0.59%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.59%) CCTV
5 1 (0.59%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 170 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (38.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (28.24%) Windows 8
4 48 (28.24%) Linux
5 42 (24.71%) Windows XP
6 41 (24.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 38 (22.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (14.71%) CentOS
8 25 (14.71%) Debian
8 25 (14.71%) Ubuntu
9 7 (4.12%) SUSE
10 5 (2.94%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.18%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.18%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (21.76%) ITIL
2 28 (16.47%) Configuration Management
3 14 (8.24%) Migration
4 11 (6.47%) Project Management
4 11 (6.47%) Project Planning
5 10 (5.88%) Change Control
5 10 (5.88%) Security Patching
6 8 (4.71%) Service Delivery
7 7 (4.12%) Test Scripting
8 5 (2.94%) Mentoring
9 4 (2.35%) Unit Testing
9 4 (2.35%) Open Source
10 3 (1.76%) Network Management
10 3 (1.76%) Functional Testing
10 3 (1.76%) Problem Management
10 3 (1.76%) Service Management
11 2 (1.18%) ERP
11 2 (1.18%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (1.18%) Data Analysis
11 2 (1.18%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (17.06%) PowerShell
2 24 (14.12%) VB
3 23 (13.53%) VBScript
4 22 (12.94%) SQL
5 3 (1.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 58 (34.12%) Security Cleared
2 39 (22.94%) DV Cleared
3 35 (20.59%) SC Cleared
4 24 (14.12%) A+ Certification
5 16 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (8.24%) MCP
6 14 (8.24%) MCSE
7 11 (6.47%) MCITP
8 10 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (2.94%) CCNA
9 5 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.59%) CISA
10 1 (0.59%) CISM
10 1 (0.59%) CISSP
10 1 (0.59%) MCTS
10 1 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (17.06%) SLA
2 11 (6.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (2.94%) QA
4 1 (0.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 124 (72.94%) Active Directory
2 44 (25.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (14.12%) Hyper-V
4 11 (6.47%) VMware ESX
5 10 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (3.53%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.18%) vSphere
8 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.59%) XenApp
8 1 (0.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 49 (28.82%) SCCM
2 18 (10.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 11 (6.47%) Backup Exec
3 11 (6.47%) WSUS
4 8 (4.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (1.76%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.18%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.59%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 123 (72.35%) Microsoft
2 56 (32.94%) VMware
3 41 (24.12%) HP
4 38 (22.35%) Red Hat
5 25 (14.71%) Symantec
6 18 (10.59%) Oracle
7 14 (8.24%) Cisco
8 13 (7.65%) Citrix
9 10 (5.88%) Apple
10 8 (4.71%) Avaya
11 3 (1.76%) IBM
11 3 (1.76%) McAfee
11 3 (1.76%) Lumension
11 3 (1.76%) ESRI
12 1 (0.59%) MobileIron
12 1 (0.59%) Altiris
12 1 (0.59%) Clearswift
12 1 (0.59%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.59%) SAP
12 1 (0.59%) Dell
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