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

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 118 137 110
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -27
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 142 95 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.17% 1.68% 2.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.38% 5.89% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 121 85 110
Average salary £26,000 £24,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.12% -24.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £19,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £35,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £27,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -5.17%
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
1694 1612 1713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 25.94% 28.55% 30.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1415 1421 1474
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £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 25 November 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 25 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
Bristol +2 43 £27,250 -4.38% 11
Gloucestershire +8 34 £22,500 -8.16% 6
Wiltshire +5 29 £30,000 +50.00% 8
Somerset +9 18 £21,500 -9.20% 4
Dorset -4 12 £28,750 +33.72% 2
Devon -10 8 £22,000 -22.12% 3
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 263 (100.00%) Windows
2 148 (56.27%) Microsoft
3 138 (52.47%) Active Directory
4 90 (34.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 83 (31.56%) MS Office
6 77 (29.28%) ITIL
7 73 (27.76%) MS Exchange
8 71 (27.00%) Windows XP
9 68 (25.86%) Windows 8
10 67 (25.48%) MS Excel
11 58 (22.05%) Firewall
12 57 (21.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 56 (21.29%) SQL Server
13 56 (21.29%) Microsoft Certification
14 50 (19.01%) SCCM
15 49 (18.63%) VMware
16 47 (17.87%) Windows Server 2003
17 46 (17.49%) Citrix
18 45 (17.11%) DNS
19 44 (16.73%) DHCP
20 42 (15.97%) TCP/IP
20 42 (15.97%) SLA
21 40 (15.21%) Exchange Server 2010
22 38 (14.45%) LAN
23 36 (13.69%) SAN
24 35 (13.31%) VPN
25 33 (12.55%) Hyper-V
26 32 (12.17%) SQL Server 2008
27 31 (11.79%) Finance
27 31 (11.79%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 73 (27.76%) MS Exchange
2 40 (15.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (7.60%) SharePoint
3 20 (7.60%) Lync
4 17 (6.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (6.46%) IIS
5 13 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (2.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (2.28%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.90%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.38%) WordPress
10 1 (0.38%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 83 (31.56%) MS Office
2 67 (25.48%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.14%) MS Project
4 3 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.76%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.38%) Revit
6 1 (0.38%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (1.90%) assyst
2 1 (0.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.08%) Office 365
2 2 (0.76%) IaaS
2 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 58 (22.05%) Firewall
2 45 (17.11%) DNS
3 44 (16.73%) DHCP
4 42 (15.97%) TCP/IP
5 38 (14.45%) LAN
6 36 (13.69%) SAN
7 35 (13.31%) VPN
8 31 (11.79%) WAN
9 17 (6.46%) VoIP
10 12 (4.56%) NAS
11 11 (4.18%) MPLS
12 10 (3.80%) Internet
13 9 (3.42%) Wireless
14 8 (3.04%) Structured Cabling
14 8 (3.04%) Network Security
15 7 (2.66%) iSCSI
15 7 (2.66%) Ethernet
16 5 (1.90%) Fibre Channel
16 5 (1.90%) IPsec
16 5 (1.90%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (21.29%) SQL Server
2 32 (12.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (5.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (4.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (3.04%) MySQL
6 4 (1.52%) Ingres
6 4 (1.52%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.52%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.14%) Big Data
8 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.38%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (1.52%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.76%) MSI
General
1 31 (11.79%) Finance
2 6 (2.28%) Advertising
3 5 (1.90%) Financial Institution
3 5 (1.90%) Back Office
4 4 (1.52%) Games
4 4 (1.52%) Banking
5 3 (1.14%) Retail
5 3 (1.14%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.76%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.76%) Local Government
6 2 (0.76%) Legal
7 1 (0.38%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 91 (34.60%) Analyst
2 48 (18.25%) Support Analyst
3 39 (14.83%) Support Engineer
4 35 (13.31%) Service Analyst
4 35 (13.31%) Service Desk Analyst
5 24 (9.13%) 2nd Line Support
5 24 (9.13%) IT Support
6 21 (7.98%) Desktop Support
7 18 (6.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (6.08%) Help Desk Analyst
9 13 (4.94%) Support Technician
9 13 (4.94%) Desktop Engineer
10 11 (4.18%) IT Support Analyst
10 11 (4.18%) Applications Support
11 10 (3.80%) 1st Line Support
11 10 (3.80%) Trainer
11 10 (3.80%) Help Desk Support
12 9 (3.42%) Desktop Analyst
12 9 (3.42%) Coordinator
12 9 (3.42%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.70%) .NET
2 9 (3.42%) HTML
3 7 (2.66%) Application Packaging
4 5 (1.90%) Software Packaging
4 5 (1.90%) CSS
5 4 (1.52%) XML
5 4 (1.52%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.38%) COM
6 1 (0.38%) J2EE
6 1 (0.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.46%) Blackberry
3 11 (4.18%) Clustering
4 7 (2.66%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (1.90%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.14%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.14%) CMDB
7 3 (1.14%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.14%) PDA
7 3 (1.14%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.14%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.14%) iPhone
7 3 (1.14%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.14%) iPad
8 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.76%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.76%) EPoS
9 1 (0.38%) PMI
9 1 (0.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 263 (100.00%) Windows
2 90 (34.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 71 (27.00%) Windows XP
4 68 (25.86%) Windows 8
5 57 (21.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (17.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (8.75%) Linux
8 14 (5.32%) Mac OS X
9 7 (2.66%) UNIX
9 7 (2.66%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.90%) AIX
10 5 (1.90%) Solaris
11 3 (1.14%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.76%) Android
13 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (29.28%) ITIL
2 19 (7.22%) Service Delivery
3 16 (6.08%) Incident Management
4 14 (5.32%) PRINCE2
5 12 (4.56%) Migration
6 11 (4.18%) Time Management
7 10 (3.80%) Service Management
7 10 (3.80%) GAP Analysis
8 9 (3.42%) Change Management
8 9 (3.42%) Asset Management
8 9 (3.42%) Software Deployment
8 9 (3.42%) Coaching
9 8 (3.04%) CAD
10 7 (2.66%) Process Management
11 6 (2.28%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (2.28%) ITSM
11 6 (2.28%) Mentoring
12 5 (1.90%) Risk Management
12 5 (1.90%) Technical Architecture
12 5 (1.90%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 27 (10.27%) SQL
2 7 (2.66%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.90%) Shell Script
3 5 (1.90%) C#
4 4 (1.52%) VB.NET
5 3 (1.14%) VBScript
5 3 (1.14%) VB
6 1 (0.38%) VBA
6 1 (0.38%) Java
6 1 (0.38%) Perl
6 1 (0.38%) PHP
6 1 (0.38%) VB6
6 1 (0.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 56 (21.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (10.27%) Security Cleared
3 26 (9.89%) MCP
4 19 (7.22%) SC Cleared
5 18 (6.84%) Degree
6 17 (6.46%) MCSA
7 12 (4.56%) MCSE
7 12 (4.56%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (4.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 9 (3.42%) MCITP
9 8 (3.04%) MCDST
9 8 (3.04%) MCTS
10 5 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (1.90%) CCA
10 5 (1.90%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.14%) CCNA
12 2 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.76%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (15.97%) SLA
2 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 138 (52.47%) Active Directory
2 33 (12.55%) Hyper-V
3 25 (9.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (5.32%) XenApp
5 12 (4.56%) UAG
6 10 (3.80%) Terminal Services
7 7 (2.66%) MetaFrame
8 6 (2.28%) VMware ESX
8 6 (2.28%) XenServer
9 5 (1.90%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (1.52%) Terminal Server
11 3 (1.14%) XenDesktop
11 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.38%) vSphere
13 1 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 50 (19.01%) SCCM
2 16 (6.08%) SCOM
3 10 (3.80%) SCSM
4 9 (3.42%) Backup Exec
5 7 (2.66%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (2.66%) SCVMM
6 5 (1.90%) WSUS
6 5 (1.90%) OpenView
6 5 (1.90%) Unicenter
6 5 (1.90%) Casper Suite
7 4 (1.52%) SCOrch
8 3 (1.14%) logstash
8 3 (1.14%) Tivoli
8 3 (1.14%) Nagios
9 2 (0.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.76%) Windows Intune
10 1 (0.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 148 (56.27%) Microsoft
2 49 (18.63%) VMware
3 46 (17.49%) Citrix
4 25 (9.51%) HP
5 21 (7.98%) Cisco
6 19 (7.22%) Apple
7 13 (4.94%) Dell
7 13 (4.94%) Symantec
8 12 (4.56%) Avaya
9 10 (3.80%) Oracle
10 9 (3.42%) CheckPoint
10 9 (3.42%) SonicWALL
11 8 (3.04%) EMC
12 7 (2.66%) Adobe
12 7 (2.66%) ServiceNow
12 7 (2.66%) Remedy
13 6 (2.28%) IBM
14 5 (1.90%) Red Hat
14 5 (1.90%) BMC
15 4 (1.52%) McAfee
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