The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 57 53 59
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 14 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.18% 2.85% 1.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.57% 10.49% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 3
Average salary £25,000 £24,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% -19.16%
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 Slough region.

Operating Systems Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
213 162 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 33.23% 27.18% 28.55%
Number of salaries quoted 176 144 143
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Slough

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) MS Office
3 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (40.00%) VMware
6 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
6 7 (35.00%) Linux
6 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (30.00%) SQL
8 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (25.00%) Ethernet
8 5 (25.00%) Cisco
8 5 (25.00%) Citrix
8 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 5 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (20.00%) LAN
9 4 (20.00%) WAN
9 4 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 4 (20.00%) Internet
9 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
9 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (15.00%) Wireless
10 3 (15.00%) Service Management
10 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.00%) Lync
4 1 (5.00%) IIS
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (65.00%) MS Office
2 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 4 (20.00%) LAN
3 4 (20.00%) WAN
3 4 (20.00%) Internet
4 3 (15.00%) Wireless
4 3 (15.00%) Network Security
4 3 (15.00%) SAN
4 3 (15.00%) VPN
4 3 (15.00%) VoIP
5 1 (5.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) IT Support
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
1 6 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Support Technician
2 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.00%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) WCF
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.00%) Mac OS
5 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (15.00%) Service Management
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Change Control
3 2 (10.00%) Logistics
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) ITSM
4 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) MCITP
1 1 (5.00%) MCTS
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.00%) MCP
1 1 (5.00%) MCSE
1 1 (5.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) VMware
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco
3 5 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) BT