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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 18 37 40
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 28 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 10.45% 5.12% 5.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.00% 25.42% 27.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 11
Average salary £25,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,559 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-0.22% -11.47%
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
70 59 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 26.12% 20.14% 19.43%
Number of salaries quoted 45 32 44
Average salary £26,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 27 May 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 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (86.05%) Citrix
2 37 (86.05%) XenApp
3 35 (81.40%) XenDesktop
3 35 (81.40%) SC Cleared
3 35 (81.40%) Security Cleared
3 35 (81.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (81.40%) VMware
3 35 (81.40%) Microsoft App-V
3 35 (81.40%) AppSense
4 27 (62.79%) CCA
4 27 (62.79%) Citrix Certification
4 27 (62.79%) CCEE
4 27 (62.79%) CCIA
4 27 (62.79%) Fujitsu
5 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
6 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
7 5 (11.63%) SLA
7 5 (11.63%) Terminal Services
8 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange
9 3 (6.98%) LAN
9 3 (6.98%) WAN
9 3 (6.98%) VPN
9 3 (6.98%) ITIL
9 3 (6.98%) Internet
9 3 (6.98%) Windows 8
9 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (4.65%) Line Management
10 2 (4.65%) Time Management

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (9.30%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) LAN
1 3 (6.98%) WAN
1 3 (6.98%) VPN
1 3 (6.98%) Internet
2 2 (4.65%) VLAN
2 2 (4.65%) DMZ
3 1 (2.33%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 35 (81.40%) Architect
1 35 (81.40%) Citrix Architect
2 6 (13.95%) Analyst
3 3 (6.98%) Support Analyst
4 2 (4.65%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (4.65%) Administrator
4 2 (4.65%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (4.65%) IT Administrator
4 2 (4.65%) IT Support
5 1 (2.33%) Incident Analyst
5 1 (2.33%) ICT Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (2.33%) Change Analyst
5 1 (2.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (2.33%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.65%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Windows 8
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (6.98%) ITIL
2 2 (4.65%) CRM
2 2 (4.65%) B2B
2 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
2 2 (4.65%) Time Management
2 2 (4.65%) Line Management
3 1 (2.33%) Change Control
3 1 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (2.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (81.40%) SC Cleared
1 35 (81.40%) Security Cleared
2 27 (62.79%) CCEE
2 27 (62.79%) CCIA
2 27 (62.79%) CCA
2 27 (62.79%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (86.05%) XenApp
2 35 (81.40%) XenDesktop
2 35 (81.40%) Microsoft App-V
2 35 (81.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
4 5 (11.63%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 37 (86.05%) Citrix
2 35 (81.40%) VMware
2 35 (81.40%) AppSense
3 27 (62.79%) Fujitsu
4 8 (18.60%) Microsoft