The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 42 25 43
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +18
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 9 20 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 3.07% 7.17% 2.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.98% 27.40% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 6
Average salary £20,248 £31,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.68% +31.91%
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Operating Systems Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
53 73 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 18.09% 26.16% 14.44%
Number of salaries quoted 38 61 33
Average salary £42,500 £35,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.71% +51.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,600 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows 7
West Midlands

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 28 July 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Finance
2 13 (59.09%) Retail
3 12 (54.55%) Fujitsu
3 12 (54.55%) Telecoms
3 12 (54.55%) Security Cleared
4 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (40.91%) XenApp
5 9 (40.91%) XenDesktop
5 9 (40.91%) AppSense
5 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
5 9 (40.91%) Citrix
6 8 (36.36%) VPN
6 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 8 (36.36%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (36.36%) VMware
6 8 (36.36%) Windows 8
7 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
7 7 (31.82%) DHCP
7 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
8 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
9 5 (22.73%) LAN
9 5 (22.73%) WAN
9 5 (22.73%) CCA
9 5 (22.73%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (22.73%) CCEE
9 5 (22.73%) CCIA
10 4 (18.18%) PowerShell

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) MS Project
3 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) VPN
2 7 (31.82%) DHCP
2 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
3 5 (22.73%) LAN
3 5 (22.73%) WAN
4 4 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (9.09%) Internet
6 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 13 (59.09%) Finance
1 13 (59.09%) Retail
2 12 (54.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Citrix Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Citrix Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Deployment Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Deployment Project Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Network Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Desktop Manager
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Manager
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (36.36%) Windows 8
4 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
1 3 (13.64%) Project Management
1 3 (13.64%) Software Deployment
2 1 (4.55%) Logistics
2 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
1 4 (18.18%) VBScript
1 4 (18.18%) VB
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) CCA
3 5 (22.73%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (22.73%) CCEE
3 5 (22.73%) CCIA
4 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) XenApp
1 9 (40.91%) XenDesktop
1 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
5 2 (9.09%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) WSUS
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Fujitsu
2 9 (40.91%) AppSense
2 9 (40.91%) Citrix
3 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 8 (36.36%) VMware
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco