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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 29 40 37
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 22 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 7.38% 2.37% 5.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.85% 8.70% 25.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 4
Average salary £20,248 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.00% -8.53%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% -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
65 69 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 21.81% 27.27% 21.51%
Number of salaries quoted 43 39 25
Average salary £31,250 £30,750 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.62% -13.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £41,000 £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 27 March 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (67.74%) Citrix
2 21 (67.74%) VMware
2 21 (67.74%) Microsoft App-V
2 21 (67.74%) AppSense
2 21 (67.74%) SC Cleared
2 21 (67.74%) Security Cleared
2 21 (67.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (67.74%) XenApp
2 21 (67.74%) XenDesktop
3 20 (64.52%) CCEE
3 20 (64.52%) CCIA
3 20 (64.52%) Fujitsu
3 20 (64.52%) CCA
3 20 (64.52%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
5 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
6 4 (12.90%) VPN
6 4 (12.90%) SLA
6 4 (12.90%) Mac OS X
6 4 (12.90%) Apple
6 4 (12.90%) Terminal Services
6 4 (12.90%) LAN
6 4 (12.90%) WAN
6 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
6 4 (12.90%) Internet
7 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
7 3 (9.68%) VoIP
7 3 (9.68%) Cisco
8 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
1 1 (3.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) LAN
1 4 (12.90%) WAN
1 4 (12.90%) VPN
1 4 (12.90%) Internet
2 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.68%) VoIP
3 1 (3.23%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.23%) VLAN
3 1 (3.23%) DMZ
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Architect
1 21 (67.74%) Citrix Architect
2 5 (16.13%) Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Network Technician
3 3 (9.68%) Senior Network Technician
3 3 (9.68%) Senior Technician
4 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.23%) Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Change Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) IT Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) PC Support
5 1 (3.23%) Incident Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
1 1 (3.23%) Statistics
1 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Mac OS X
2 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (3.23%) ITIL
1 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (3.23%) Release Management
1 1 (3.23%) Time Management
1 1 (3.23%) Change Control
1 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 21 (67.74%) SC Cleared
1 21 (67.74%) Security Cleared
2 20 (64.52%) CCEE
2 20 (64.52%) CCIA
2 20 (64.52%) CCA
2 20 (64.52%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (67.74%) Microsoft App-V
1 21 (67.74%) VMware Infrastructure
1 21 (67.74%) XenApp
1 21 (67.74%) XenDesktop
2 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
3 4 (12.90%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Citrix
1 21 (67.74%) VMware
1 21 (67.74%) AppSense
2 20 (64.52%) Fujitsu
3 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.90%) Apple
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco
6 1 (3.23%) Remedy
6 1 (3.23%) Adobe
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Lorien
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Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 5 days ago
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