The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 93 82 131
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +49
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 46 57 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.84% 2.67% 0.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.57% 7.86% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 36 55 9
Average salary £28,764 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.29% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,700 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £44,400
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Operating Systems Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
700 725 730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.04% 33.96% 30.79%
Number of salaries quoted 537 570 630
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows 7
Berkshire

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 18 April 2014.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 94 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (54.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (43.62%) Microsoft
4 34 (36.17%) Active Directory
4 34 (36.17%) MS Excel
5 26 (27.66%) Firewall
6 24 (25.53%) MS Office
7 22 (23.40%) MS Exchange
7 22 (23.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (23.40%) TCP/IP
7 22 (23.40%) Security Cleared
7 22 (23.40%) SCCM
8 20 (21.28%) DHCP
9 19 (20.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 18 (19.15%) SQL
10 18 (19.15%) Windows 8
11 17 (18.09%) Windows XP
11 17 (18.09%) Citrix
12 16 (17.02%) DNS
12 16 (17.02%) Hyper-V
12 16 (17.02%) SC Cleared
13 15 (15.96%) SCOM
13 15 (15.96%) SCDPM
13 15 (15.96%) VMware
14 14 (14.89%) LAN
15 13 (13.83%) MCSE
15 13 (13.83%) McAfee
15 13 (13.83%) Replication
15 13 (13.83%) DFS Replication
15 13 (13.83%) McAfee ePO

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (23.40%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.64%) Lync
2 10 (10.64%) IBM Notes
3 7 (7.45%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.26%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.19%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (3.19%) WordPress
6 3 (3.19%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.13%) GroupWise
7 2 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 34 (36.17%) MS Excel
2 24 (25.53%) MS Office
3 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (27.66%) Firewall
2 22 (23.40%) TCP/IP
3 20 (21.28%) DHCP
4 16 (17.02%) DNS
5 14 (14.89%) LAN
6 11 (11.70%) VPN
6 11 (11.70%) VoIP
7 10 (10.64%) WAN
8 7 (7.45%) SMTP
8 7 (7.45%) SSL
8 7 (7.45%) LDAP
9 6 (6.38%) PBX
9 6 (6.38%) SAN
9 6 (6.38%) Unified Communications
10 5 (5.32%) Asterisk PBX
10 5 (5.32%) Internet
10 5 (5.32%) MPLS
11 4 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (2.13%) Wireless
12 2 (2.13%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.06%) MySQL
3 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
General
1 8 (8.51%) Finance
2 5 (5.32%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.19%) Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Marketing
4 1 (1.06%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.06%) Billing
4 1 (1.06%) Retail
4 1 (1.06%) French Language
4 1 (1.06%) German Language
4 1 (1.06%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.06%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.06%) Automotive
4 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (21.28%) Analyst
1 20 (21.28%) Support Engineer
2 14 (14.89%) 2nd Line Support
2 14 (14.89%) Support Analyst
3 13 (13.83%) Desktop Support
3 13 (13.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (10.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (10.64%) Help Desk Support
5 9 (9.57%) 1st Line Support
6 7 (7.45%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 7 (7.45%) Technical Support
7 6 (6.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 6 (6.38%) Help Desk Support Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) IT Support
7 6 (6.38%) Desktop Analyst
7 6 (6.38%) Help Desk Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (5.32%) Consultant
9 4 (4.26%) Service Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.19%) .NET
2 2 (2.13%) ODBC
3 1 (1.06%) XML
3 1 (1.06%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.83%) Replication
2 7 (7.45%) iPhone
3 5 (5.32%) Open Source
3 5 (5.32%) iPad
3 5 (5.32%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.19%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.19%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.13%) Statistics
6 1 (1.06%) PMI
6 1 (1.06%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 94 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (54.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (23.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (19.15%) Windows 8
5 17 (18.09%) Windows XP
6 12 (12.77%) Linux
7 8 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (8.51%) Android
8 7 (7.45%) Ubuntu
8 7 (7.45%) CentOS
8 7 (7.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (7.45%) SUSE
8 7 (7.45%) Debian
9 5 (5.32%) Windows Phone
10 3 (3.19%) VMS
11 2 (2.13%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.13%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.06%) UNIX
12 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (8.51%) ITIL
1 8 (8.51%) Project Planning
2 7 (7.45%) Service Delivery
3 6 (6.38%) PRINCE2
3 6 (6.38%) Integration Testing
4 5 (5.32%) Load Balancing
4 5 (5.32%) Project Management
5 4 (4.26%) Configuration Management
5 4 (4.26%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.19%) Document Management
6 3 (3.19%) Time Management
6 3 (3.19%) Data Security
6 3 (3.19%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.13%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.13%) CRM
7 2 (2.13%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.13%) Software Distribution
8 1 (1.06%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (1.06%) Software Testing
8 1 (1.06%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.15%) SQL
2 8 (8.51%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.26%) VBScript
3 4 (4.26%) VB
4 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.06%) C++
5 1 (1.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (23.40%) Security Cleared
2 19 (20.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (17.02%) SC Cleared
4 13 (13.83%) MCSE
5 12 (12.77%) MCP
6 8 (8.51%) DV Cleared
7 7 (7.45%) MCITP
8 6 (6.38%) MCSA
8 6 (6.38%) MCTS
8 6 (6.38%) Degree
9 3 (3.19%) CCNP
9 3 (3.19%) CCNA
9 3 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (2.13%) CCIE
10 2 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.06%) VCAP
11 1 (1.06%) CCEE
11 1 (1.06%) CCIA
11 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) SLA
2 4 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 34 (36.17%) Active Directory
2 16 (17.02%) Hyper-V
3 13 (13.83%) DFS Replication
4 11 (11.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (7.45%) vSphere
6 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (4.26%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (4.26%) XenDesktop
7 4 (4.26%) XenApp
8 3 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (23.40%) SCCM
2 15 (15.96%) SCOM
2 15 (15.96%) SCDPM
3 13 (13.83%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (5.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (4.26%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.13%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.13%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.06%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.06%) SCSM
7 1 (1.06%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 41 (43.62%) Microsoft
2 17 (18.09%) Citrix
3 15 (15.96%) VMware
4 13 (13.83%) McAfee
4 13 (13.83%) Lumension
5 12 (12.77%) Apple
6 10 (10.64%) Lotus
7 8 (8.51%) Red Hat
8 7 (7.45%) HP
9 6 (6.38%) Symantec
10 5 (5.32%) Dell
10 5 (5.32%) Cisco
10 5 (5.32%) Oracle
11 3 (3.19%) Sophos
11 3 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (2.13%) SOTI
12 2 (2.13%) MobileIron
13 1 (1.06%) LANDesk
13 1 (1.06%) Sage
13 1 (1.06%) AppSense
Reading
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Premier Group
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits, Stock
Posted: 28 days ago