The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 66 92 74
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -18
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 27 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.41% 0.76% 1.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.82% 3.20% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 25 9 14
Average salary £22,000 £29,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.13% +23.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £20,050 £19,900
10% offered a salary of more than £39,300 £39,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £27,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -5.17%
Windows 7
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
275 281 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 24.55% 23.73% 25.32%
Number of salaries quoted 254 261 225
Average salary £32,750 £34,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.67% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £26,600 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Windows 7
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the South Wales region.

Windows 7 Salary Trend in South Wales

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in South Wales

Windows 7
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +7 12 £22,000 -24.13% 1
Newport +26 6 £19,750 -49.35%
Bridgend - 4 £39,000 - 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 2 £20,000 -
Torfaen -7 1 £42,500 +44.06%
Gwent - 1 £22,000 -
Windows 7
Wales

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (74.36%) Microsoft
3 24 (61.54%) MS Office
4 23 (58.97%) Windows XP
5 22 (56.41%) MS Excel
6 16 (41.03%) Cisco
7 13 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 12 (30.77%) LAN
9 11 (28.21%) WAN
9 11 (28.21%) Linux
9 11 (28.21%) CCNP
9 11 (28.21%) Juniper
9 11 (28.21%) CheckPoint
9 11 (28.21%) McAfee
9 11 (28.21%) Firewall
9 11 (28.21%) Blue Coat
9 11 (28.21%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (25.64%) Aruba
10 10 (25.64%) F5
10 10 (25.64%) Lumension
10 10 (25.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 10 (25.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 10 (25.64%) CCSE
10 10 (25.64%) Network Design
10 10 (25.64%) SonicWALL
10 10 (25.64%) Cisco PIX
10 10 (25.64%) JNCIS
10 10 (25.64%) Websense
10 10 (25.64%) BGP

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 (10.26%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.56%) Lync
Applications
1 24 (61.54%) MS Office
2 22 (56.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.56%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.77%) LAN
2 11 (28.21%) WAN
2 11 (28.21%) Firewall
2 11 (28.21%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (25.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 10 (25.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 10 (25.64%) Cisco PIX
3 10 (25.64%) OSPF
3 10 (25.64%) BGP
3 10 (25.64%) RIP
4 6 (15.38%) DNS
4 6 (15.38%) DHCP
5 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.13%) VPN
6 2 (5.13%) VoIP
6 2 (5.13%) PPTP
6 2 (5.13%) IP Telephony
6 2 (5.13%) LDAP
7 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.56%) Big Data
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (20.51%) Advertising
2 5 (12.82%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Legal
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Analyst
2 11 (28.21%) 3rd Line Support
3 10 (25.64%) Service Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) Escalation Engineer
4 9 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (20.51%) Support Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Administrator
6 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Desktop Support
8 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Help Desk Support
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 4 (10.26%) iPhone
3 3 (7.69%) iPad
4 2 (5.13%) Clustering
4 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (58.97%) Windows XP
3 11 (28.21%) Linux
4 8 (20.51%) Android
5 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (15.38%) Windows 8
7 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Network Design
2 6 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (5.13%) ERP
4 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.56%) CRM
4 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.56%) Time Management
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (28.21%) CCNP
3 10 (25.64%) CCSE
3 10 (25.64%) JNCIS
4 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (7.69%) CCNA
5 3 (7.69%) MCSE
5 3 (7.69%) MCSA
6 2 (5.13%) A+ Certification
6 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (5.13%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.56%) MCITP
7 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.56%) MCP
7 1 (2.56%) MCSD
7 1 (2.56%) HND
7 1 (2.56%) CCA
7 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) SCCM
1 2 (5.13%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 29 (74.36%) Microsoft
2 16 (41.03%) Cisco
3 11 (28.21%) Juniper
3 11 (28.21%) CheckPoint
3 11 (28.21%) McAfee
3 11 (28.21%) Blue Coat
4 10 (25.64%) SonicWALL
4 10 (25.64%) Aruba
4 10 (25.64%) Websense
4 10 (25.64%) F5
4 10 (25.64%) Lumension
5 5 (12.82%) Apple
6 4 (10.26%) VMware
7 3 (7.69%) IBM
8 2 (5.13%) Symantec
8 2 (5.13%) IPFX
8 2 (5.13%) Veeam
9 1 (2.56%) HP
9 1 (2.56%) Citrix
9 1 (2.56%) Cognos