The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank - 22 31
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 0 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire - 1.82% 2.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 5.71% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £20,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% -13.33%
Windows 7
West Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
74 35 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 35.75% 31.82% 30.59%
Number of salaries quoted 57 30 39
Average salary £30,500 £27,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.96% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Shropshire

Windows 7
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) SOAP
3 4 (66.67%) EDIFACT
3 4 (66.67%) Mitel
3 4 (66.67%) Web Development
3 4 (66.67%) VB
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) Progress
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) PHP
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 8

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) PHP Developer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) SOAP
1 4 (66.67%) EDIFACT
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) VB
2 4 (66.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Progress
1 4 (66.67%) Mitel
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco