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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 34 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 12 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 4.82% 4.66% 2.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.05% 21.13% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 5
Average salary £24,500 £21,500 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.95% +13.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,248 £17,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £44,000 £23,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £28,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -5.08%
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
63 71 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 25.30% 22.05% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 41 54 35
Average salary £37,500 £28,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.92% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,900
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Solihull

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (56.00%) Finance
4 13 (52.00%) Retail
5 12 (48.00%) Security Cleared
5 12 (48.00%) Fujitsu
5 12 (48.00%) Telecoms
5 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 10 (40.00%) Citrix
6 10 (40.00%) AppSense
6 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
6 10 (40.00%) XenApp
6 10 (40.00%) XenDesktop
7 9 (36.00%) Windows 8
8 8 (32.00%) DHCP
8 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
8 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
8 8 (32.00%) VBScript
8 8 (32.00%) VB
8 8 (32.00%) PowerShell
9 7 (28.00%) VPN
10 6 (24.00%) VMware
11 5 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (20.00%) DNS
11 5 (20.00%) LAN
11 5 (20.00%) WAN
11 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Office
3 2 (8.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) DHCP
1 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (28.00%) VPN
3 5 (20.00%) DNS
3 5 (20.00%) LAN
3 5 (20.00%) WAN
4 4 (16.00%) Internet
5 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 14 (56.00%) Finance
2 13 (52.00%) Retail
3 12 (48.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Consultant
2 8 (32.00%) Citrix Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) IT Support
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Deployment Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Network Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Deployment Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (36.00%) Windows 8
5 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.00%) People Management
1 2 (8.00%) Software Deployment
1 2 (8.00%) ITIL
1 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (8.00%) Project Management
2 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) VBScript
1 8 (32.00%) VB
1 8 (32.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) CCEE
3 2 (8.00%) CCIA
3 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (8.00%) CCA
3 2 (8.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (40.00%) XenApp
1 10 (40.00%) XenDesktop
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) WSUS
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Fujitsu
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (40.00%) Citrix
2 10 (40.00%) AppSense
3 6 (24.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) IBM
4 2 (8.00%) Lotus
5 1 (4.00%) Remedy
5 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow