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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 38 45 42
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 10 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 3.06% 1.47% 1.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.18% 4.40% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Average salary £20,248 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.69% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £26,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -18.46%
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
55 91 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 16.82% 33.33% 20.08%
Number of salaries quoted 50 57 35
Average salary £30,500 £25,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.60% -29.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,248 £18,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £58,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 23 January 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 8 (38.10%) Citrix
3 8 (38.10%) AppSense
3 8 (38.10%) Fujitsu
3 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
3 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
3 8 (38.10%) XenApp
3 8 (38.10%) XenDesktop
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 6 (28.57%) Internet
5 6 (28.57%) VMware
5 6 (28.57%) Windows 8
6 5 (23.81%) Finance
6 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
7 4 (19.05%) VPN
7 4 (19.05%) WAN
7 4 (19.05%) LAN
7 4 (19.05%) VBScript
7 4 (19.05%) VB
7 4 (19.05%) Mac OS X
7 4 (19.05%) Apple
7 4 (19.05%) Terminal Services
7 4 (19.05%) CCA
7 4 (19.05%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (19.05%) SLA
7 4 (19.05%) Retail
7 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2 (9.52%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Internet
2 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
3 4 (19.05%) VPN
3 4 (19.05%) WAN
3 4 (19.05%) LAN
4 3 (14.29%) VoIP
5 2 (9.52%) DHCP
5 2 (9.52%) DNS
6 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Retail
2 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Citrix Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Citrix Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Technician
3 3 (14.29%) Network Technician
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Network Technician
4 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Incident Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Change Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) PC Support
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (19.05%) Mac OS X
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (4.76%) Change Control
2 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (4.76%) Release Management
2 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
2 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) VBScript
1 4 (19.05%) VB
1 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
1 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) CCA
2 4 (19.05%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (19.05%) CCEE
2 4 (19.05%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) XenApp
1 8 (38.10%) XenDesktop
2 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (19.05%) Terminal Services
3 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) Citrix
2 8 (38.10%) AppSense
2 8 (38.10%) Fujitsu
3 6 (28.57%) VMware
4 4 (19.05%) Apple
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco
6 2 (9.52%) IBM
6 2 (9.52%) Lotus
6 2 (9.52%) Remedy
7 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow
7 1 (4.76%) Adobe