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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 70 111 97
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -14
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 74 26 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.94% 1.13% 1.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.36% 3.85% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 65 26 35
Average salary £26,500 £23,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.97% -33.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £19,000 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £43,750 £72,500
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
714 676 607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.39% 29.49% 30.63%
Number of salaries quoted 524 548 513
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,850 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 2014.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 131 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (64.89%) Microsoft
3 62 (47.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 49 (37.40%) Windows 8
5 44 (33.59%) Active Directory
6 43 (32.82%) MS Exchange
7 42 (32.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 39 (29.77%) TCP/IP
9 28 (21.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 27 (20.61%) MS Excel
11 24 (18.32%) MS Office
12 23 (17.56%) Windows Server 2012
13 22 (16.79%) Linux
14 20 (15.27%) MCP
14 20 (15.27%) Red Hat
14 20 (15.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 19 (14.50%) CentOS
15 19 (14.50%) Ubuntu
15 19 (14.50%) SUSE
15 19 (14.50%) Debian
16 18 (13.74%) MCTS
16 18 (13.74%) MCITP
16 18 (13.74%) Exchange Server 2010
17 17 (12.98%) SLA
17 17 (12.98%) SQL
18 16 (12.21%) MCSE
18 16 (12.21%) Firewall
19 15 (11.45%) MCSA
19 15 (11.45%) Citrix
20 14 (10.69%) ITIL

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 43 (32.82%) MS Exchange
2 18 (13.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (8.40%) SharePoint
4 10 (7.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (5.34%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (3.05%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (3.05%) GroupWise
8 3 (2.29%) ArcGIS
8 3 (2.29%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (2.29%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (20.61%) MS Excel
2 24 (18.32%) MS Office
3 7 (5.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.34%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (5.34%) SaaS
2 6 (4.58%) Office 365
3 1 (0.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (29.77%) TCP/IP
2 16 (12.21%) Firewall
3 13 (9.92%) LAN
4 11 (8.40%) WAN
5 9 (6.87%) VPN
6 6 (4.58%) DNS
7 5 (3.82%) VoIP
8 4 (3.05%) LDAP
8 4 (3.05%) GPRS
8 4 (3.05%) SMTP
8 4 (3.05%) FTP
8 4 (3.05%) HTTP
8 4 (3.05%) SSL
8 4 (3.05%) DMZ
8 4 (3.05%) Internet
8 4 (3.05%) Wireless
8 4 (3.05%) IMAP
8 4 (3.05%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.53%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.16%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.34%) MS Access
2 7 (5.34%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (5.34%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (10.69%) Finance
2 10 (7.63%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.82%) Banking
4 3 (2.29%) French Language
4 3 (2.29%) German Language
4 3 (2.29%) Italian Language
4 3 (2.29%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (47.33%) Support Engineer
2 31 (23.66%) 2nd Line Support
3 26 (19.85%) Analyst
4 18 (13.74%) Support Analyst
4 18 (13.74%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 16 (12.21%) 1st Line Support
6 14 (10.69%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 13 (9.92%) Senior Support Engineer
8 11 (8.40%) IT Support
8 11 (8.40%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 11 (8.40%) Desktop Support
9 10 (7.63%) Technical Support
9 10 (7.63%) Help Desk Engineer
10 9 (6.87%) Help Desk Support
10 9 (6.87%) IT Support Engineer
11 8 (6.11%) Service Desk Analyst
11 8 (6.11%) Service Analyst
11 8 (6.11%) Security Engineer
11 8 (6.11%) Help Desk Support Engineer
11 8 (6.11%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.05%) ODBC
1 4 (3.05%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.53%) .NET
3 1 (0.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.87%) iPhone
2 7 (5.34%) Blackberry
2 7 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.58%) Thin Client
3 6 (4.58%) Fat Client
4 4 (3.05%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.29%) PKI
5 3 (2.29%) Open Source
5 3 (2.29%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.53%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 131 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (47.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (37.40%) Windows 8
4 28 (21.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (17.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (16.79%) Linux
7 20 (15.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (14.50%) CentOS
8 19 (14.50%) SUSE
8 19 (14.50%) Debian
8 19 (14.50%) Ubuntu
9 12 (9.16%) Android
10 6 (4.58%) Windows XP
11 4 (3.05%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (10.69%) ITIL
2 10 (7.63%) Mentoring
3 7 (5.34%) Configuration Management
3 7 (5.34%) Resource Management
4 5 (3.82%) Software Distribution
5 4 (3.05%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (3.05%) Incident Management
5 4 (3.05%) Asset Management
6 3 (2.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (2.29%) Line Management
6 3 (2.29%) Dependency Management
7 2 (1.53%) Data Security
7 2 (1.53%) PRINCE2
8 1 (0.76%) CRM
8 1 (0.76%) Service Management
8 1 (0.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (0.76%) Document Management
8 1 (0.76%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (0.76%) Time Management
8 1 (0.76%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.98%) SQL
2 5 (3.82%) VB
3 4 (3.05%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.05%) VBScript
4 1 (0.76%) C
4 1 (0.76%) Perl
4 1 (0.76%) Bourne shell
4 1 (0.76%) Korn
Qualifications
1 42 (32.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (15.27%) MCP
3 18 (13.74%) MCTS
3 18 (13.74%) MCITP
4 16 (12.21%) MCSE
5 15 (11.45%) MCSA
6 14 (10.69%) SC Cleared
6 14 (10.69%) Security Cleared
7 10 (7.63%) DV Cleared
8 6 (4.58%) Degree
9 4 (3.05%) CCIE
9 4 (3.05%) CCNP
9 4 (3.05%) CCNA
9 4 (3.05%) CCA
9 4 (3.05%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (3.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (3.05%) CCEE
10 3 (2.29%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.53%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.98%) SLA
2 3 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.76%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 44 (33.59%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.40%) Hyper-V
3 10 (7.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (6.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (5.34%) XenApp
5 7 (5.34%) XenDesktop
6 4 (3.05%) vSphere
7 1 (0.76%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (9.92%) SCCM
2 4 (3.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (3.05%) XenMobile
3 2 (1.53%) SCOM
3 2 (1.53%) SCVMM
3 2 (1.53%) SCDPM
3 2 (1.53%) SCOrch
3 2 (1.53%) SCSM
4 1 (0.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.76%) Nagios
4 1 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.76%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 85 (64.89%) Microsoft
2 20 (15.27%) Red Hat
3 15 (11.45%) Citrix
4 11 (8.40%) VMware
5 8 (6.11%) AppSense
5 8 (6.11%) Symantec
5 8 (6.11%) HP
6 7 (5.34%) Lumension
7 4 (3.05%) MobileIron
7 4 (3.05%) SOTI
7 4 (3.05%) McAfee
7 4 (3.05%) Oracle
7 4 (3.05%) Cisco
8 3 (2.29%) IBM
8 3 (2.29%) Avaya
8 3 (2.29%) BMC
8 3 (2.29%) Remedy
8 3 (2.29%) ESRI
9 2 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.76%) Apple
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