The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 60 65 35
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -30
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 15 4 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.04% 0.59% 5.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.43% 2.33% 20.87%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 17
Average salary £24,150 £21,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.32% -44.87%
UK excluding London average salary £26,125 £26,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-1.41% -15.87%
Windows 7
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Operating Systems Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
178 172 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 24.22% 25.18% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 142 142 99
Average salary £35,000 £29,900 £32,200
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.05% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £23,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Sheffield region.

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Sheffield

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (70.97%) MS Office
3 21 (67.74%) TCP/IP
4 20 (64.52%) SLA
5 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
6 18 (58.06%) Active Directory
6 18 (58.06%) MS Excel
7 17 (54.84%) Citrix
8 16 (51.61%) MS Exchange
9 15 (48.39%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (45.16%) DNS
11 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (41.94%) DHCP
12 12 (38.71%) Thin Client
12 12 (38.71%) Blackberry
12 12 (38.71%) Windows 8
12 12 (38.71%) Fat Client
13 11 (35.48%) ISMS
13 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (35.48%) Network Management
13 11 (35.48%) Change Control
13 11 (35.48%) Information Security
13 11 (35.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 11 (35.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 11 (35.48%) Information Security Management
13 11 (35.48%) Security Management
13 11 (35.48%) Management Information System
14 10 (32.26%) Dell
14 10 (32.26%) MCSA
15 9 (29.03%) Wi-Fi

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 16 (51.61%) MS Exchange
2 11 (35.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 22 (70.97%) MS Office
2 18 (58.06%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.23%) Acrobat
3 1 (3.23%) AutoCAD
3 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (67.74%) TCP/IP
2 14 (45.16%) DNS
3 13 (41.94%) DHCP
4 9 (29.03%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (12.90%) Firewall
6 3 (9.68%) WAN
6 3 (9.68%) LAN
7 2 (6.45%) NetScaler
8 1 (3.23%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (3.23%) Wireless
8 1 (3.23%) IPsec
8 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (3.23%) PBX
8 1 (3.23%) Internet
8 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (6.45%) Legal
2 1 (3.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) 2nd Line Support
2 11 (35.48%) Analyst
3 10 (32.26%) Support Analyst
3 10 (32.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 9 (29.03%) Windows Server Engineer
4 9 (29.03%) Server Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.45%) Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Architect
7 1 (3.23%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 1 (3.23%) IT Support
7 1 (3.23%) Service Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) IT Support Technician
7 1 (3.23%) Support Technician
7 1 (3.23%) Service Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Thin Client
1 12 (38.71%) Blackberry
1 12 (38.71%) Fat Client
2 11 (35.48%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) CCTV
3 1 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (38.71%) Windows 8
4 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Vista
7 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Information Security Management
1 11 (35.48%) Security Management
1 11 (35.48%) Information Security
1 11 (35.48%) ISMS
1 11 (35.48%) Network Management
1 11 (35.48%) Change Control
2 3 (9.68%) ITIL
3 1 (3.23%) CRM
3 1 (3.23%) Practice Management
3 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (32.26%) MCSA
3 6 (19.35%) MCITP
4 3 (9.68%) MCDST
4 3 (9.68%) MCP
4 3 (9.68%) MCSE
5 2 (6.45%) CCA
5 2 (6.45%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (6.45%) MCTS
5 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (6.45%) CCEE
6 1 (3.23%) Degree
6 1 (3.23%) CCENT
6 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.23%) A+ Certification
6 1 (3.23%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (64.52%) SLA
2 11 (35.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 18 (58.06%) Active Directory
2 6 (19.35%) XenApp
3 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (12.90%) vSphere
5 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
6 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (6.45%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) XenMobile
3 1 (3.23%) ARCserve
3 1 (3.23%) WSUS
3 1 (3.23%) SCOM
3 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (3.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
2 17 (54.84%) Citrix
3 10 (32.26%) Dell
4 7 (22.58%) VMware
5 2 (6.45%) AppSense
5 2 (6.45%) EMC
5 2 (6.45%) NetApp
6 1 (3.23%) Symantec
6 1 (3.23%) Remedy
6 1 (3.23%) Primavera
6 1 (3.23%) SolidWorks
6 1 (3.23%) Adobe
6 1 (3.23%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) Pega
6 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.23%) CA
6 1 (3.23%) CommVault
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco