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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 40 43 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 1 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.40% 3.07% 7.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.63% 16.98% 27.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 14
Average salary £25,000 £20,248 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.46% -34.68%
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £26,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- -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 Solihull region.

Operating Systems Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
38 53 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 15.20% 18.09% 26.16%
Number of salaries quoted 37 38 61
Average salary £28,000 £42,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.11% +19.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Solihull

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (94.29%) Citrix
2 33 (94.29%) XenApp
3 31 (88.57%) XenDesktop
3 31 (88.57%) SC Cleared
3 31 (88.57%) Security Cleared
3 31 (88.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (88.57%) VMware
3 31 (88.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 31 (88.57%) AppSense
4 23 (65.71%) Fujitsu
4 23 (65.71%) CCEE
4 23 (65.71%) CCIA
4 23 (65.71%) CCA
4 23 (65.71%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
5 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
5 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
6 2 (5.71%) B2B
6 2 (5.71%) SLA
6 2 (5.71%) Linux
6 2 (5.71%) CRM
6 2 (5.71%) Terminal Services
6 2 (5.71%) DMZ
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.71%) Line Management
6 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) DMZ
1 2 (5.71%) VLAN
2 1 (2.86%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 31 (88.57%) Architect
1 31 (88.57%) Citrix Architect
2 2 (5.71%) Analyst
2 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
2 2 (5.71%) Administrator
2 2 (5.71%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (5.71%) IT Administrator
2 2 (5.71%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.71%) Statistics
1 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (5.71%) ITIL
1 2 (5.71%) CRM
1 2 (5.71%) B2B
1 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (5.71%) Asset Management
1 2 (5.71%) Time Management
1 2 (5.71%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (88.57%) SC Cleared
1 31 (88.57%) Security Cleared
2 23 (65.71%) CCEE
2 23 (65.71%) CCIA
2 23 (65.71%) CCA
2 23 (65.71%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (94.29%) XenApp
2 31 (88.57%) XenDesktop
2 31 (88.57%) Microsoft App-V
2 31 (88.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.71%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 33 (94.29%) Citrix
2 31 (88.57%) VMware
2 31 (88.57%) AppSense
3 23 (65.71%) Fujitsu
4 4 (11.43%) Microsoft