The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 127 108 106
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 116 111 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.90% 2.19% 2.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.86% 7.63% 6.96%
Number of salaries quoted 96 92 100
Average salary £24,625 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.23% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,025 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £42,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
Windows 7
England

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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1692 1454 1752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.77% 28.72% 31.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1448 1273 1554
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Windows 7
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Windows 7 Salary Trend in the South West

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in the South West

Windows 7
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Wiltshire +11 38 £24,000 -26.15% 3
Bristol -9 22 £24,888 -26.80% 3
Gloucestershire -2 19 £25,000 +11.11% 3
Dorset -9 18 £22,000 -41.33% 1
Somerset -18 14 £30,000 +33.33% 3
Devon -26 1 £18,250 -38.13%
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 268 (100.00%) Windows
2 160 (59.70%) Microsoft
3 150 (55.97%) Active Directory
4 101 (37.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 98 (36.57%) MS Office
6 93 (34.70%) MS Exchange
7 87 (32.46%) Firewall
8 83 (30.97%) MS Excel
9 76 (28.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 74 (27.61%) VMware
11 71 (26.49%) Windows 8
12 70 (26.12%) ITIL
13 67 (25.00%) SQL Server
13 67 (25.00%) DNS
14 66 (24.63%) Windows XP
15 54 (20.15%) VPN
15 54 (20.15%) Windows Server 2003
15 54 (20.15%) VMware Infrastructure
16 51 (19.03%) Exchange Server 2010
17 49 (18.28%) DHCP
18 48 (17.91%) LAN
19 47 (17.54%) Degree
20 46 (17.16%) TCP/IP
20 46 (17.16%) SCCM
21 41 (15.30%) Citrix
22 40 (14.93%) SAN
23 37 (13.81%) Linux
23 37 (13.81%) Finance
23 37 (13.81%) Windows Server 2012
24 35 (13.06%) IIS

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 93 (34.70%) MS Exchange
2 51 (19.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (13.06%) IIS
4 25 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 21 (7.84%) SharePoint
6 16 (5.97%) Lync
7 15 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (4.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 11 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.12%) MS Project Server
11 2 (0.75%) GroupWise
12 1 (0.37%) Commerce Server
12 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.37%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 98 (36.57%) MS Office
2 83 (30.97%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.37%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.24%) assyst
2 3 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.75%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.10%) Office 365
2 9 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 87 (32.46%) Firewall
2 67 (25.00%) DNS
3 54 (20.15%) VPN
4 49 (18.28%) DHCP
5 48 (17.91%) LAN
6 46 (17.16%) TCP/IP
7 40 (14.93%) SAN
8 32 (11.94%) WAN
9 18 (6.72%) VoIP
9 18 (6.72%) SMTP
10 17 (6.34%) Internet
10 17 (6.34%) HTTP
11 15 (5.60%) Network Security
12 13 (4.85%) IPsec
13 10 (3.73%) PPTP
14 9 (3.36%) Ethernet
15 8 (2.99%) ISDN
15 8 (2.99%) H.323
16 7 (2.61%) Wireless
17 6 (2.24%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (9.70%) MySQL
3 20 (7.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (5.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (5.22%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.99%) Big Data
7 6 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.87%) Ingres
8 5 (1.87%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.37%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (2.24%) MSI
2 1 (0.37%) InstallShield
General
1 37 (13.81%) Finance
2 16 (5.97%) Back Office
3 12 (4.48%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.10%) Local Government
5 7 (2.61%) Spanish Language
6 6 (2.24%) French Language
6 6 (2.24%) German Language
6 6 (2.24%) Italian Language
7 5 (1.87%) Legal
7 5 (1.87%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.12%) Law
8 3 (1.12%) Retail
9 2 (0.75%) Marketing
9 2 (0.75%) Advertising
10 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 90 (33.58%) Analyst
2 60 (22.39%) Support Analyst
3 32 (11.94%) Service Analyst
4 30 (11.19%) Service Desk Analyst
5 29 (10.82%) IT Support
6 27 (10.07%) Administrator
7 24 (8.96%) Support Engineer
7 24 (8.96%) Systems Administrator
8 21 (7.84%) Desktop Support
9 20 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support
10 18 (6.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 17 (6.34%) IT Support Analyst
12 15 (5.60%) Windows Systems Administrator
12 15 (5.60%) Windows Administrator
13 14 (5.22%) Desktop Engineer
14 13 (4.85%) Desktop Analyst
15 12 (4.48%) 1st Line Support
15 12 (4.48%) Desktop Support Analyst
15 12 (4.48%) Support Technician
16 11 (4.10%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.72%) HTML
2 17 (6.34%) XML
3 13 (4.85%) .NET
4 6 (2.24%) Application Packaging
5 5 (1.87%) Software Packaging
6 4 (1.49%) OCX
7 1 (0.37%) Middleware
7 1 (0.37%) COM
7 1 (0.37%) J2EE
7 1 (0.37%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.37%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.69%) Blackberry
2 13 (4.85%) iPhone
3 12 (4.48%) iPad
4 10 (3.73%) Digital Media
5 9 (3.36%) N-Tier
5 9 (3.36%) Mathematics
6 8 (2.99%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (2.61%) Clustering
8 5 (1.87%) EPoS
9 4 (1.49%) Kindle
9 4 (1.49%) Firmware
10 3 (1.12%) E-Learning
10 3 (1.12%) PDA
10 3 (1.12%) CMDB
10 3 (1.12%) EqualLogic
11 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.75%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.37%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 268 (100.00%) Windows
2 101 (37.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 71 (26.49%) Windows 8
4 66 (24.63%) Windows XP
5 54 (20.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 37 (13.81%) Linux
6 37 (13.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (5.60%) Apple iOS
8 11 (4.10%) Mac OS X
8 11 (4.10%) Mac OS
9 10 (3.73%) Android
10 9 (3.36%) Windows 2000
10 9 (3.36%) Solaris
11 8 (2.99%) UNIX
12 4 (1.49%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (26.12%) ITIL
2 20 (7.46%) Service Delivery
2 20 (7.46%) Migration
3 19 (7.09%) Asset Management
4 17 (6.34%) Time Management
5 14 (5.22%) Problem Management
6 13 (4.85%) CAD
7 12 (4.48%) Incident Management
8 11 (4.10%) Network Monitoring
9 10 (3.73%) Software Deployment
9 10 (3.73%) Change Management
9 10 (3.73%) Configuration Management
10 9 (3.36%) Service Management
10 9 (3.36%) Supplier Management
10 9 (3.36%) Network Design
10 9 (3.36%) Network Management
10 9 (3.36%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (3.36%) Protective Monitoring
11 8 (2.99%) High Availability
11 8 (2.99%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 30 (11.19%) SQL
2 17 (6.34%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.61%) VB
4 6 (2.24%) VBScript
5 5 (1.87%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.49%) Java
7 2 (0.75%) VB6
7 2 (0.75%) C#
8 1 (0.37%) C++
8 1 (0.37%) PHP
8 1 (0.37%) C
8 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.37%) VBA
8 1 (0.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 76 (28.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (17.54%) Degree
3 33 (12.31%) MCSE
4 32 (11.94%) MCP
5 27 (10.07%) MCSA
6 24 (8.96%) Security Cleared
7 16 (5.97%) MCITP
8 11 (4.10%) SC Cleared
8 11 (4.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (2.61%) CCNA
9 7 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (2.61%) MCTS
10 6 (2.24%) HND
11 4 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (1.49%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (1.12%) A+ Certification
12 3 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.12%) MCDST
13 2 (0.75%) CITP
13 2 (0.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (13.06%) SLA
2 4 (1.49%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 150 (55.97%) Active Directory
2 54 (20.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (11.19%) VMware ESX
4 18 (6.72%) Terminal Services
5 16 (5.97%) Hyper-V
6 10 (3.73%) vSphere
7 7 (2.61%) UAG
8 6 (2.24%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (2.24%) MetaFrame
9 5 (1.87%) Terminal Server
9 5 (1.87%) XenApp
10 4 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.49%) XenServer
11 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.37%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 46 (17.16%) SCCM
2 9 (3.36%) Nagios
3 8 (2.99%) logstash
3 8 (2.99%) WSUS
3 8 (2.99%) Backup Exec
4 7 (2.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (2.61%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 7 (2.61%) SAP Afaria
5 6 (2.24%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.75%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.37%) SCOM
7 1 (0.37%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 160 (59.70%) Microsoft
2 74 (27.61%) VMware
3 41 (15.30%) Citrix
4 29 (10.82%) HP
5 23 (8.58%) Cisco
6 22 (8.21%) Apple
7 14 (5.22%) Symantec
8 11 (4.10%) Oracle
8 11 (4.10%) Dell
8 11 (4.10%) SonicWALL
9 10 (3.73%) SolarWinds
9 10 (3.73%) Avaya
9 10 (3.73%) Remedy
10 9 (3.36%) EMC
10 9 (3.36%) ServiceNow
11 7 (2.61%) SAP
12 5 (1.87%) NetApp
12 5 (1.87%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.87%) LANDesk
12 5 (1.87%) Veeam
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