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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 73 105 75
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -30
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 84 41 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.40% 1.69% 3.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.86% 6.02% 9.21%
Number of salaries quoted 65 33 66
Average salary £23,000 £30,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.33% -17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,900 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
653 681 738
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.45% 28.02% 34.25%
Number of salaries quoted 494 523 590
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 28 April 2015.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 177 (100.00%) Windows
2 135 (76.27%) Microsoft
3 131 (74.01%) Active Directory
4 81 (45.76%) TCP/IP
5 73 (41.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 59 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 54 (30.51%) VMware
8 47 (26.55%) SCCM
9 45 (25.42%) Windows 8
9 45 (25.42%) MS Excel
9 45 (25.42%) MS Office
10 43 (24.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 43 (24.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 42 (23.73%) HP
12 41 (23.16%) Windows Server 2012
13 40 (22.60%) DV Cleared
14 39 (22.03%) Windows XP
15 35 (19.77%) ITIL
16 34 (19.21%) Linux
17 33 (18.64%) SC Cleared
18 31 (17.51%) PowerShell
19 28 (15.82%) Red Hat
19 28 (15.82%) Hyper-V
19 28 (15.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 27 (15.25%) SLA
20 27 (15.25%) Configuration Management
20 27 (15.25%) SQL
20 27 (15.25%) VBScript
21 26 (14.69%) VB
22 25 (14.12%) Symantec

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 24 (13.56%) MS Exchange
2 20 (11.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (6.78%) SharePoint
4 9 (5.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (3.95%) Lotus Domino
6 5 (2.82%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.69%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.69%) ArcGIS
8 2 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.13%) Lync
Applications
1 45 (25.42%) MS Office
1 45 (25.42%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.47%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.04%) Office 365
2 2 (1.13%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 81 (45.76%) TCP/IP
2 23 (12.99%) Firewall
3 17 (9.60%) DNS
4 14 (7.91%) DHCP
5 12 (6.78%) LAN
6 11 (6.21%) SSL
7 10 (5.65%) Internet
8 5 (2.82%) VPN
9 4 (2.26%) Wireless
10 3 (1.69%) IPsec
11 2 (1.13%) IP Telephony
11 2 (1.13%) SAN
12 1 (0.56%) VoIP
12 1 (0.56%) WAN
12 1 (0.56%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (6.21%) MSI
2 8 (4.52%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (1.13%) Selenium
3 2 (1.13%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (11.30%) Finance
2 2 (1.13%) Banking
2 2 (1.13%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 100 (56.50%) Support Engineer
2 31 (17.51%) IT Support
3 29 (16.38%) IT Support Engineer
4 22 (12.43%) Integration Engineer
5 20 (11.30%) Desktop Support
6 19 (10.73%) 2nd Line Support
6 19 (10.73%) Senior Support Engineer
7 17 (9.60%) Technical Engineer
8 16 (9.04%) 1st Line Support
8 16 (9.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (9.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 12 (6.78%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 10 (5.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (5.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 10 (5.65%) Field Engineer
10 10 (5.65%) Desktop Engineer
10 10 (5.65%) 3rd Line Support
11 9 (5.08%) Technical Support
11 9 (5.08%) Technical Support Engineer
12 8 (4.52%) IMAC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.65%) Application Packaging
2 7 (3.95%) Software Packaging
3 6 (3.39%) WSH
4 2 (1.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.21%) Blackberry
1 11 (6.21%) Client/Server
2 7 (3.95%) BYOD
3 6 (3.39%) Open Source
4 4 (2.26%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.69%) PKI
5 3 (1.69%) PDA
6 2 (1.13%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.13%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.13%) iPhone
6 2 (1.13%) Kindle
6 2 (1.13%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.13%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.56%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 177 (100.00%) Windows
2 73 (41.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (25.42%) Windows 8
4 43 (24.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 41 (23.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (22.03%) Windows XP
7 34 (19.21%) Linux
8 28 (15.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (12.43%) CentOS
9 22 (12.43%) Debian
9 22 (12.43%) Ubuntu
10 7 (3.95%) SUSE
11 5 (2.82%) Windows 2000
12 4 (2.26%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.13%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (19.77%) ITIL
2 27 (15.25%) Configuration Management
3 14 (7.91%) Migration
4 11 (6.21%) Project Management
4 11 (6.21%) Project Planning
5 10 (5.65%) Change Control
6 8 (4.52%) Service Delivery
7 7 (3.95%) Test Scripting
7 7 (3.95%) Service Management
8 6 (3.39%) Unit Testing
9 5 (2.82%) Mentoring
10 4 (2.26%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (2.26%) SIEM
11 3 (1.69%) Network Management
11 3 (1.69%) Functional Testing
12 2 (1.13%) Mobile Device Management
12 2 (1.13%) Test Automation
12 2 (1.13%) Test Management
12 2 (1.13%) Problem Management
12 2 (1.13%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (17.51%) PowerShell
2 27 (15.25%) SQL
2 27 (15.25%) VBScript
3 26 (14.69%) VB
4 4 (2.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 59 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 40 (22.60%) DV Cleared
3 33 (18.64%) SC Cleared
4 18 (10.17%) A+ Certification
5 17 (9.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (8.47%) MCSE
7 14 (7.91%) MCP
8 7 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (3.95%) CCNA
9 6 (3.39%) MCITP
10 5 (2.82%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (1.13%) CISSP
12 1 (0.56%) CCSA
12 1 (0.56%) MCTS
12 1 (0.56%) CISA
12 1 (0.56%) CISM
12 1 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (15.25%) SLA
2 12 (6.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (2.82%) QA
4 2 (1.13%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 131 (74.01%) Active Directory
2 43 (24.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (15.82%) Hyper-V
4 11 (6.21%) VMware ESX
5 6 (3.39%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (2.82%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.13%) vSphere
8 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.56%) XenApp
8 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 47 (26.55%) SCCM
2 22 (12.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 11 (6.21%) Backup Exec
3 11 (6.21%) WSUS
4 10 (5.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.56%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.56%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 135 (76.27%) Microsoft
2 54 (30.51%) VMware
3 42 (23.73%) HP
4 28 (15.82%) Red Hat
5 25 (14.12%) Symantec
6 22 (12.43%) Oracle
7 21 (11.86%) Citrix
8 17 (9.60%) Cisco
9 12 (6.78%) Avaya
10 7 (3.95%) Apple
11 3 (1.69%) McAfee
11 3 (1.69%) Lumension
11 3 (1.69%) IBM
11 3 (1.69%) ESRI
12 2 (1.13%) MobileIron
12 2 (1.13%) Clearswift
12 2 (1.13%) CheckPoint
13 1 (0.56%) Altiris
13 1 (0.56%) SAP
13 1 (0.56%) Dell
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