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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 41 28 40
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 10 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 3.46% 5.81% 2.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.15% 25.00% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 6
Average salary £21,874 £28,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% +19.14%
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-8.77% -5.00%
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
66 72 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 22.84% 23.23% 18.44%
Number of salaries quoted 45 57 39
Average salary £37,500 £31,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.96% +31.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £18,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 August 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 16 (64.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (60.00%) Finance
4 14 (56.00%) Retail
5 13 (52.00%) Security Cleared
5 13 (52.00%) Fujitsu
5 13 (52.00%) Telecoms
5 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (44.00%) Citrix
6 11 (44.00%) AppSense
6 11 (44.00%) XenApp
6 11 (44.00%) XenDesktop
7 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
8 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
9 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
9 8 (32.00%) VPN
9 8 (32.00%) VBScript
9 8 (32.00%) VB
9 8 (32.00%) PowerShell
9 8 (32.00%) Windows 8
10 7 (28.00%) DHCP
10 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
11 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
11 6 (24.00%) VMware
11 6 (24.00%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
12 5 (20.00%) LAN
12 5 (20.00%) WAN
13 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
13 4 (16.00%) DNS

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Office
3 2 (8.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) VPN
2 7 (28.00%) DHCP
2 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (20.00%) LAN
3 5 (20.00%) WAN
4 4 (16.00%) DNS
4 4 (16.00%) Internet
5 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 15 (60.00%) Finance
2 14 (56.00%) Retail
3 13 (52.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.00%) Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Consultant
2 8 (32.00%) Citrix Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Network Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Network Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Deployment Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) IT Support
5 2 (8.00%) Deployment Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (64.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (32.00%) Windows 8
5 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (8.00%) Project Management
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL
2 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) VBScript
1 8 (32.00%) VB
1 8 (32.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) CCEE
3 3 (12.00%) CCIA
3 3 (12.00%) CCA
3 3 (12.00%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) XenApp
1 11 (44.00%) XenDesktop
2 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (24.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) WSUS
2 2 (8.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Fujitsu
2 11 (44.00%) Citrix
2 11 (44.00%) AppSense
3 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (24.00%) VMware
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco
6 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
6 1 (4.00%) Remedy