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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 63 62 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -32
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 16 9 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.07% 1.25% 5.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% 4.55% 23.73%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 18
Average salary £24,150 £21,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.32% -44.87%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% -13.33%
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
176 198 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 22.77% 27.50% 24.79%
Number of salaries quoted 142 164 96
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £22,500 £19,300
10% offered a salary of more than £44,400 £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
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (70.00%) MS Office
2 21 (70.00%) TCP/IP
3 20 (66.67%) SLA
4 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
5 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
6 16 (53.33%) MS Excel
6 16 (53.33%) MS Exchange
6 16 (53.33%) Citrix
7 14 (46.67%) DNS
7 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (43.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (43.33%) DHCP
9 12 (40.00%) Windows 8
10 11 (36.67%) Network Management
10 11 (36.67%) Change Control
10 11 (36.67%) ISMS
10 11 (36.67%) Information Security
10 11 (36.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 11 (36.67%) Fat Client
10 11 (36.67%) Thin Client
10 11 (36.67%) Blackberry
10 11 (36.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 11 (36.67%) Information Security Management
10 11 (36.67%) Security Management
10 11 (36.67%) Management Information System
11 10 (33.33%) Dell
11 10 (33.33%) MCSA
12 9 (30.00%) Wi-Fi

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 11 (36.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.33%) IIS
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 21 (70.00%) MS Office
2 16 (53.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.33%) Acrobat
3 1 (3.33%) AutoCAD
3 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (70.00%) TCP/IP
2 14 (46.67%) DNS
3 13 (43.33%) DHCP
4 9 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (16.67%) Firewall
6 3 (10.00%) WAN
6 3 (10.00%) LAN
7 1 (3.33%) PBX
7 1 (3.33%) VPN
7 1 (3.33%) Wireless
7 1 (3.33%) IPsec
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.33%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) PowerBuilder
General
1 2 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 11 (36.67%) Analyst
3 10 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 10 (33.33%) Support Analyst
4 9 (30.00%) Server Engineer
4 9 (30.00%) Windows Server Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Service Manager
7 1 (3.33%) IT Support Technician
7 1 (3.33%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.33%) Service Desk Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Product Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) IT Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Support Technician
7 1 (3.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 1 (3.33%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Thin Client
1 11 (36.67%) Blackberry
1 11 (36.67%) Management Information System
1 11 (36.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.33%) CCTV
2 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (40.00%) Windows 8
5 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (10.00%) Windows Vista
6 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (6.67%) UNIX
8 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Information Security Management
1 11 (36.67%) Security Management
1 11 (36.67%) Information Security
1 11 (36.67%) ISMS
1 11 (36.67%) Network Management
1 11 (36.67%) Change Control
2 3 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (3.33%) CRM
3 1 (3.33%) Practice Management
3 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) VBScript
2 1 (3.33%) VB
2 1 (3.33%) Python
2 1 (3.33%) Uniface
2 1 (3.33%) C++
2 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (33.33%) MCSA
3 4 (13.33%) MCITP
4 3 (10.00%) MCP
4 3 (10.00%) MCDST
5 1 (3.33%) MCSE
5 1 (3.33%) CCNA
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) CCENT
5 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (66.67%) SLA
2 11 (36.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.33%) XenApp
3 3 (10.00%) vSphere
3 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.67%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) SCOM
2 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (3.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (3.33%) ARCserve
2 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (53.33%) Citrix
3 10 (33.33%) Dell
4 6 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (6.67%) NetApp
5 2 (6.67%) EMC
6 1 (3.33%) CA
6 1 (3.33%) CommVault
6 1 (3.33%) Adobe
6 1 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco
6 1 (3.33%) Symantec
6 1 (3.33%) Remedy
6 1 (3.33%) Primavera
6 1 (3.33%) SolidWorks
6 1 (3.33%) Northgate
6 1 (3.33%) Pega
6 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow