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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 42 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 8 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.35% 1.85% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.04% 5.81% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 0
Average salary £24,457 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.74% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £26,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -15.87%
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
57 86 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 16.72% 31.85% 19.63%
Number of salaries quoted 55 58 37
Average salary £30,500 £26,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.30% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,457 £18,500 £26,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £41,500
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 22 December 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (31.58%) Finance
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (31.58%) Internet
4 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
4 6 (31.58%) Windows 8
5 5 (26.32%) XenApp
5 5 (26.32%) XenDesktop
5 5 (26.32%) Citrix
5 5 (26.32%) AppSense
5 5 (26.32%) Retail
5 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
5 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
5 5 (26.32%) Fujitsu
6 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
6 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
6 4 (21.05%) Mac OS X
6 4 (21.05%) Apple
6 4 (21.05%) Terminal Services
6 4 (21.05%) SLA
6 4 (21.05%) VPN
6 4 (21.05%) WAN
6 4 (21.05%) LAN
6 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
6 4 (21.05%) VBScript
6 4 (21.05%) VB
6 4 (21.05%) MS Office

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (10.53%) IBM Notes
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
1 6 (31.58%) Internet
2 4 (21.05%) VPN
2 4 (21.05%) LAN
2 4 (21.05%) WAN
3 3 (15.79%) DHCP
3 3 (15.79%) VoIP
3 3 (15.79%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Retail
3 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Service Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Citrix Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Technician
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Network Technician
3 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Network Technician
4 2 (10.53%) Incident Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix Architect
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Change Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (31.58%) Windows 8
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (21.05%) Mac OS X
5 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
2 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
2 1 (5.26%) Release Management
2 1 (5.26%) Change Control
2 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) VBScript
1 4 (21.05%) VB
1 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) CCEE
2 1 (5.26%) CCIA
2 1 (5.26%) CCA
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) XenApp
2 5 (26.32%) XenDesktop
3 4 (21.05%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Citrix
2 5 (26.32%) AppSense
2 5 (26.32%) Fujitsu
3 4 (21.05%) Apple
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco
4 3 (15.79%) VMware
5 2 (10.53%) IBM
5 2 (10.53%) Remedy
5 2 (10.53%) Lotus
6 1 (5.26%) Adobe
6 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow