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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 54 94 105
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 94 50 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.95% 2.14% 1.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.99% 7.10% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 71 44 24
Average salary £28,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £26,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -18.46%
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
672 704 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.22% 30.15% 28.40%
Number of salaries quoted 460 550 476
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £26,500
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 26 January 2015.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 184 (100.00%) Windows
2 124 (67.39%) Microsoft
3 114 (61.96%) Active Directory
4 73 (39.67%) TCP/IP
5 70 (38.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 46 (25.00%) Windows 8
7 42 (22.83%) Citrix
8 40 (21.74%) MS Office
9 37 (20.11%) Finance
10 35 (19.02%) SCCM
11 31 (16.85%) MS Excel
12 30 (16.30%) Security Cleared
13 29 (15.76%) Windows Server 2003
14 27 (14.67%) MS Exchange
15 26 (14.13%) Linux
15 26 (14.13%) VMware
16 25 (13.59%) Windows Server 2012
16 25 (13.59%) SQL
17 24 (13.04%) Windows XP
17 24 (13.04%) Red Hat
17 24 (13.04%) Cisco
17 24 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
17 24 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
17 24 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 23 (12.50%) Ubuntu
18 23 (12.50%) CentOS
18 23 (12.50%) Debian
19 21 (11.41%) HP
19 21 (11.41%) ITIL
19 21 (11.41%) DV Cleared

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (14.67%) MS Exchange
2 24 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (9.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (7.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (3.26%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.17%) ArcGIS
7 4 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (2.17%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.63%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.54%) Lync
9 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 40 (21.74%) MS Office
2 31 (16.85%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.80%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.52%) Office 365
2 5 (2.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.63%) IaaS
4 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (39.67%) TCP/IP
2 16 (8.70%) Firewall
3 10 (5.43%) DNS
4 6 (3.26%) LAN
4 6 (3.26%) DHCP
4 6 (3.26%) Internet
5 4 (2.17%) SSL
6 3 (1.63%) SAN
7 2 (1.09%) VPN
7 2 (1.09%) WAN
7 2 (1.09%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.09%) Network Security
7 2 (1.09%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.09%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.09%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.54%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.54%) IPsec
8 1 (0.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.54%) MS Access
3 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (4.35%) MSI
2 3 (1.63%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (1.09%) Selenium
3 2 (1.09%) WebDriver
General
1 37 (20.11%) Finance
2 7 (3.80%) Banking
3 3 (1.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.54%) Retail
4 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 103 (55.98%) Support Engineer
2 41 (22.28%) Senior Support Engineer
3 29 (15.76%) Desktop Support
4 26 (14.13%) IT Support
5 25 (13.59%) Analyst
6 23 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
7 20 (10.87%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 20 (10.87%) Desktop Engineer
8 16 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
8 16 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
9 15 (8.15%) Support Analyst
9 15 (8.15%) Integration Engineer
10 13 (7.07%) Service Desk Analyst
10 13 (7.07%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 13 (7.07%) Service Analyst
11 11 (5.98%) Senior Desktop Engineer
11 11 (5.98%) Senior Desktop Support
11 11 (5.98%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
12 8 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 8 (4.35%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.72%) WSH
1 5 (2.72%) Application Packaging
1 5 (2.72%) Software Packaging
2 2 (1.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.33%) Blackberry
2 11 (5.98%) iPhone
3 6 (3.26%) Open Source
4 4 (2.17%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.17%) PKI
4 4 (2.17%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.63%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.63%) Kindle
5 3 (1.63%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.54%) iPad
6 1 (0.54%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 184 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (38.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 29 (15.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (14.13%) Linux
6 25 (13.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (13.04%) Windows XP
8 23 (12.50%) Debian
8 23 (12.50%) Ubuntu
8 23 (12.50%) CentOS
9 20 (10.87%) SUSE
10 9 (4.89%) Windows Vista
11 6 (3.26%) Android
12 2 (1.09%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.54%) UNIX
13 1 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (11.41%) ITIL
2 15 (8.15%) Mentoring
3 11 (5.98%) Configuration Management
3 11 (5.98%) Service Management
4 9 (4.89%) Migration
5 7 (3.80%) Asset Management
6 5 (2.72%) Unit Testing
6 5 (2.72%) SIEM
6 5 (2.72%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (2.17%) Project Planning
7 4 (2.17%) Project Management
8 3 (1.63%) Change Control
8 3 (1.63%) Functional Testing
8 3 (1.63%) Information Security
8 3 (1.63%) Service Delivery
8 3 (1.63%) Network Management
9 2 (1.09%) MOF
9 2 (1.09%) PRINCE2
9 2 (1.09%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (1.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.59%) SQL
2 18 (9.78%) VBScript
3 17 (9.24%) PowerShell
4 14 (7.61%) VB
5 4 (2.17%) Java
6 1 (0.54%) Perl
6 1 (0.54%) Bourne shell
6 1 (0.54%) Korn
6 1 (0.54%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (16.30%) Security Cleared
2 21 (11.41%) DV Cleared
3 18 (9.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (9.24%) SC Cleared
5 13 (7.07%) MCSE
6 6 (3.26%) A+ Certification
6 6 (3.26%) MCP
6 6 (3.26%) MCITP
7 5 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.72%) CCNA
8 3 (1.63%) CISSP
8 3 (1.63%) CCSA
9 2 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.09%) MCTS
9 2 (1.09%) Degree
9 2 (1.09%) CCEE
9 2 (1.09%) CCA
9 2 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.54%) MCSA
10 1 (0.54%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.98%) SLA
2 7 (3.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 114 (61.96%) Active Directory
2 24 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (10.87%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (2.17%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.17%) vSphere
6 3 (1.63%) XenApp
6 3 (1.63%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.09%) pfSense
8 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.54%) NFS
Systems Management
1 35 (19.02%) SCCM
2 15 (8.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (3.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (2.17%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.17%) WSUS
5 3 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.63%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.63%) XenMobile
6 2 (1.09%) Windows Intune
6 2 (1.09%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.09%) SCSM
6 2 (1.09%) SCOM
6 2 (1.09%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.54%) Nagios
7 1 (0.54%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 124 (67.39%) Microsoft
2 42 (22.83%) Citrix
3 26 (14.13%) VMware
4 24 (13.04%) Red Hat
4 24 (13.04%) Cisco
5 21 (11.41%) HP
6 19 (10.33%) Avaya
7 17 (9.24%) Oracle
8 12 (6.52%) Symantec
9 5 (2.72%) Apple
10 4 (2.17%) IBM
10 4 (2.17%) Lumension
10 4 (2.17%) ESRI
11 3 (1.63%) MobileIron
11 3 (1.63%) McAfee
11 3 (1.63%) Clearswift
11 3 (1.63%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.09%) AppSense
13 1 (0.54%) Altiris
13 1 (0.54%) Isilon
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