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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 121 130 115
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 133 90 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.10% 1.71% 2.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.02% 5.94% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 108 74 94
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £19,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £27,500 £29,009
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -5.20%
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
1659 1514 1634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 26.22% 28.80% 29.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1395 1323 1421
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +12 37 £28,250 -13.07% 2
Bristol -1 36 £27,000 -3.57% 16
Gloucestershire +18 27 £22,500 +12.50% 5
Somerset +3 20 £20,000 -15.54% 1
Dorset -14 8 £27,500 +22.22% 4
Devon -24 6 £18,000 -36.84% 1
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 273 (100.00%) Windows
2 142 (52.01%) Active Directory
3 141 (51.65%) Microsoft
4 95 (34.80%) MS Office
5 94 (34.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 83 (30.40%) MS Exchange
7 75 (27.47%) Windows XP
7 75 (27.47%) Firewall
8 73 (26.74%) ITIL
9 69 (25.27%) Windows 8
10 68 (24.91%) SQL Server
11 65 (23.81%) VMware
12 62 (22.71%) Microsoft Certification
13 59 (21.61%) MS Excel
14 58 (21.25%) DNS
14 58 (21.25%) Windows Server 2012
15 51 (18.68%) DHCP
16 50 (18.32%) Windows Server 2003
17 49 (17.95%) VPN
18 47 (17.22%) Exchange Server 2010
19 46 (16.85%) SCCM
20 45 (16.48%) TCP/IP
21 44 (16.12%) LAN
21 44 (16.12%) Citrix
21 44 (16.12%) SLA
21 44 (16.12%) SAN
22 37 (13.55%) WAN
23 36 (13.19%) VMware Infrastructure
24 34 (12.45%) Finance
25 33 (12.09%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 83 (30.40%) MS Exchange
2 47 (17.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (9.52%) IIS
4 23 (8.42%) SharePoint
5 19 (6.96%) Lync
6 18 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (2.93%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (1.83%) MS Project Server
12 2 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.37%) WordPress
13 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 95 (34.80%) MS Office
2 59 (21.61%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.73%) MS Project
5 2 (0.73%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.37%) Revit
6 1 (0.37%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (1.83%) assyst
2 2 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.73%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.13%) Office 365
2 2 (0.73%) IaaS
2 2 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 75 (27.47%) Firewall
2 58 (21.25%) DNS
3 51 (18.68%) DHCP
4 49 (17.95%) VPN
5 45 (16.48%) TCP/IP
6 44 (16.12%) SAN
6 44 (16.12%) LAN
7 37 (13.55%) WAN
8 17 (6.23%) Internet
9 16 (5.86%) VoIP
10 12 (4.40%) NAS
11 11 (4.03%) MPLS
12 10 (3.66%) Network Security
12 10 (3.66%) Structured Cabling
13 9 (3.30%) Wireless
13 9 (3.30%) SMTP
14 8 (2.93%) HTTP
14 8 (2.93%) Ethernet
15 7 (2.56%) iSCSI
15 7 (2.56%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (24.91%) SQL Server
2 33 (12.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (5.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (5.13%) MySQL
4 14 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (2.56%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.83%) Ingres
6 5 (1.83%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.47%) Big Data
8 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.37%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (1.10%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.73%) MSI
3 1 (0.37%) InstallShield
General
1 34 (12.45%) Finance
2 10 (3.66%) Back Office
3 9 (3.30%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.83%) Financial Institution
4 5 (1.83%) Advertising
5 4 (1.47%) Local Government
5 4 (1.47%) Legal
5 4 (1.47%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.10%) French Language
6 3 (1.10%) German Language
6 3 (1.10%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.10%) Banking
6 3 (1.10%) Retail
7 2 (0.73%) Law
7 2 (0.73%) Marketing
8 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 92 (33.70%) Analyst
2 51 (18.68%) Support Analyst
3 37 (13.55%) Support Engineer
4 34 (12.45%) Service Analyst
5 33 (12.09%) Service Desk Analyst
6 31 (11.36%) IT Support
7 19 (6.96%) 2nd Line Support
8 18 (6.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (5.86%) Desktop Support
9 16 (5.86%) IT Support Analyst
10 15 (5.49%) Help Desk Analyst
11 14 (5.13%) Administrator
11 14 (5.13%) Support Technician
12 12 (4.40%) Systems Administrator
12 12 (4.40%) Desktop Engineer
13 11 (4.03%) Trainer
13 11 (4.03%) Applications Support
14 10 (3.66%) Network Engineer
14 10 (3.66%) Help Desk Support
15 9 (3.30%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.86%) .NET
2 12 (4.40%) HTML
3 8 (2.93%) XML
4 5 (1.83%) Application Packaging
4 5 (1.83%) Software Packaging
5 4 (1.47%) CSS
6 3 (1.10%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.73%) OCX
8 1 (0.37%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.37%) COM
8 1 (0.37%) J2EE
8 1 (0.37%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.33%) Blackberry
3 12 (4.40%) Clustering
4 7 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (2.20%) Digital Media
6 5 (1.83%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.47%) EqualLogic
7 4 (1.47%) iPad
7 4 (1.47%) iPhone
7 4 (1.47%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.10%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.10%) PDA
8 3 (1.10%) E-Learning
8 3 (1.10%) EPoS
8 3 (1.10%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.73%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.73%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.73%) CMDB
9 2 (0.73%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 273 (100.00%) Windows
2 94 (34.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 75 (27.47%) Windows XP
4 69 (25.27%) Windows 8
5 58 (21.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 50 (18.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (11.36%) Linux
8 14 (5.13%) Mac OS X
9 9 (3.30%) Apple iOS
10 8 (2.93%) UNIX
11 7 (2.56%) Solaris
12 5 (1.83%) AIX
12 5 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.10%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.73%) Android
15 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (26.74%) ITIL
2 21 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 14 (5.13%) Time Management
4 13 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 12 (4.40%) Migration
5 12 (4.40%) Incident Management
6 11 (4.03%) Asset Management
7 9 (3.30%) GAP Analysis
7 9 (3.30%) Service Management
7 9 (3.30%) Coaching
8 8 (2.93%) Software Deployment
8 8 (2.93%) CAD
8 8 (2.93%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (2.56%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (2.20%) Risk Management
10 6 (2.20%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (2.20%) Change Management
11 5 (1.83%) ITSM
11 5 (1.83%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (11.72%) SQL
2 10 (3.66%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.83%) Shell Script
3 5 (1.83%) VB
3 5 (1.83%) C#
4 3 (1.10%) VB.NET
4 3 (1.10%) VBScript
5 2 (0.73%) Java
5 2 (0.73%) VB6
5 2 (0.73%) Ruby
6 1 (0.37%) Perl
6 1 (0.37%) PHP
6 1 (0.37%) C++
6 1 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 62 (22.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (10.99%) Security Cleared
3 25 (9.16%) MCP
4 24 (8.79%) Degree
5 22 (8.06%) MCSA
6 19 (6.96%) MCSE
7 18 (6.59%) SC Cleared
8 14 (5.13%) MCITP
9 12 (4.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 9 (3.30%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (2.56%) MCTS
12 5 (1.83%) MCDST
12 5 (1.83%) CCA
12 5 (1.83%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (1.47%) A+ Certification
14 3 (1.10%) Network+ Certification
14 3 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (1.10%) CCNA
14 3 (1.10%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (16.12%) SLA
2 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 142 (52.01%) Active Directory
2 36 (13.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (10.99%) Hyper-V
4 16 (5.86%) Terminal Services
4 16 (5.86%) VMware ESX
5 12 (4.40%) UAG
6 9 (3.30%) XenApp
7 7 (2.56%) XenServer
7 7 (2.56%) MetaFrame
8 5 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (1.83%) vSphere
8 5 (1.83%) Forefront TMG
8 5 (1.83%) Terminal Server
9 3 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.10%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.73%) Firmware
11 1 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 46 (16.85%) SCCM
2 13 (4.76%) SCOM
3 10 (3.66%) Backup Exec
4 7 (2.56%) SCSM
4 7 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (1.83%) Nagios
5 5 (1.83%) OpenView
5 5 (1.83%) Unicenter
5 5 (1.83%) Casper Suite
6 4 (1.47%) logstash
6 4 (1.47%) WSUS
6 4 (1.47%) SCOrch
6 4 (1.47%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.73%) Windows Intune
7 2 (0.73%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 141 (51.65%) Microsoft
2 65 (23.81%) VMware
3 44 (16.12%) Citrix
4 28 (10.26%) HP
5 22 (8.06%) Cisco
6 18 (6.59%) Apple
7 17 (6.23%) Symantec
8 15 (5.49%) Dell
9 13 (4.76%) Oracle
10 12 (4.40%) EMC
10 12 (4.40%) SonicWALL
11 11 (4.03%) Avaya
12 9 (3.30%) CheckPoint
13 8 (2.93%) Remedy
14 7 (2.56%) Adobe
14 7 (2.56%) ServiceNow
15 5 (1.83%) IBM
15 5 (1.83%) Red Hat
15 5 (1.83%) BMC
15 5 (1.83%) NetApp
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