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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 134 112 100
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 121 140 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.07% 2.28% 2.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.70% 8.11% 8.95%
Number of salaries quoted 96 122 116
Average salary £23,625 £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.50% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,750 £20,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £26,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- -13.33%
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
1805 1727 1430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.81% 28.18% 27.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1552 1482 1279
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 July 2015.

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 July 2015. 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 +4 41 £23,000 -8.00% 4
Dorset +2 20 £22,500 +2.27%
Bristol -38 20 £26,750 -28.66% 7
Gloucestershire -21 18 £26,750 +18.88% 1
Somerset +14 13 £20,750 -17.00% 5
Devon -2 8 £23,750 -36.66% 2
Cornwall - 1 £25,000 -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

1 243 (100.00%) Windows
2 159 (65.43%) Active Directory
3 122 (50.21%) Microsoft
4 115 (47.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 96 (39.51%) MS Office
5 96 (39.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 83 (34.16%) MS Exchange
7 81 (33.33%) Windows 8
8 71 (29.22%) MS Excel
9 66 (27.16%) VMware
10 59 (24.28%) ITIL
10 59 (24.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 49 (20.16%) DNS
12 44 (18.11%) DHCP
12 44 (18.11%) Citrix
13 42 (17.28%) Exchange Server 2010
14 41 (16.87%) Windows XP
14 41 (16.87%) SQL Server
15 39 (16.05%) VMware Infrastructure
16 37 (15.23%) VPN
17 35 (14.40%) LAN
17 35 (14.40%) SCCM
18 32 (13.17%) SAN
19 29 (11.93%) Firewall
19 29 (11.93%) Finance
20 28 (11.52%) Cisco
20 28 (11.52%) WAN
21 27 (11.11%) TCP/IP
21 27 (11.11%) Linux
22 25 (10.29%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 (34.16%) MS Exchange
2 42 (17.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (9.88%) Lync
4 14 (5.76%) SharePoint
5 13 (5.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (4.12%) WorkSite
8 9 (3.70%) IIS
9 2 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 96 (39.51%) MS Office
2 71 (29.22%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Sage 1000
1 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.76%) Office 365
2 1 (0.41%) Route 53
2 1 (0.41%) SaaS
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 49 (20.16%) DNS
2 44 (18.11%) DHCP
3 37 (15.23%) VPN
4 35 (14.40%) LAN
5 32 (13.17%) SAN
6 29 (11.93%) Firewall
7 28 (11.52%) WAN
8 27 (11.11%) TCP/IP
9 17 (7.00%) Internet
10 16 (6.58%) WLAN
11 12 (4.94%) VLAN
12 8 (3.29%) VoIP
13 7 (2.88%) MPLS
14 6 (2.47%) ADSL
14 6 (2.47%) Ethernet
14 6 (2.47%) 3G
14 6 (2.47%) IPsec
15 5 (2.06%) SS7
15 5 (2.06%) PSTN
15 5 (2.06%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (16.87%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 19 (7.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.06%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.41%) Yeoman
2 1 (0.41%) MSI
2 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.41%) NetBeans
2 1 (0.41%) Subversion
General
1 29 (11.93%) Finance
2 13 (5.35%) Marketing
3 11 (4.53%) Law
4 9 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.70%) Games
5 5 (2.06%) Legal
5 5 (2.06%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.23%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.23%) Banking
7 2 (0.82%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.82%) Back Office
8 1 (0.41%) Automotive
8 1 (0.41%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.41%) French Language
8 1 (0.41%) German Language
8 1 (0.41%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 95 (39.09%) Analyst
2 49 (20.16%) Support Engineer
3 48 (19.75%) Support Analyst
4 46 (18.93%) Desktop Support
5 32 (13.17%) IT Support
5 32 (13.17%) Service Analyst
6 30 (12.35%) Service Desk Analyst
7 24 (9.88%) Support Technician
8 23 (9.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 21 (8.64%) 2nd Line Support
10 18 (7.41%) Desktop Analyst
10 18 (7.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 15 (6.17%) 3rd Line Support
11 15 (6.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 15 (6.17%) Desktop Engineer
12 14 (5.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 14 (5.76%) IT Support Analyst
13 12 (4.94%) Help Desk Analyst
14 11 (4.53%) Help Desk Support
14 11 (4.53%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.06%) Software Packaging
2 3 (1.23%) Web Services
3 2 (0.82%) Application Packaging
3 2 (0.82%) CSS
3 2 (0.82%) .NET
4 1 (0.41%) Havok
4 1 (0.41%) CryEngine
4 1 (0.41%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (0.41%) LAMP
4 1 (0.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.00%) Blackberry
3 15 (6.17%) iPhone
4 13 (5.35%) iPad
5 7 (2.88%) EqualLogic
5 7 (2.88%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.47%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.06%) BYOD
7 5 (2.06%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.06%) Statistics
7 5 (2.06%) Handset
8 4 (1.65%) Life Science
9 3 (1.23%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.82%) PDA
11 1 (0.41%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.41%) CCTV
11 1 (0.41%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 243 (100.00%) Windows
2 115 (47.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 96 (39.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 81 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 59 (24.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 41 (16.87%) Windows XP
7 27 (11.11%) Linux
8 9 (3.70%) Android
9 7 (2.88%) Windows Phone
9 7 (2.88%) Mac OS
10 6 (2.47%) Windows Vista
11 5 (2.06%) Apple iOS
11 5 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.23%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (24.28%) ITIL
2 22 (9.05%) Service Delivery
3 19 (7.82%) Incident Management
4 16 (6.58%) Migration
5 14 (5.76%) Project Management
6 11 (4.53%) Security Patching
6 11 (4.53%) Service Management
7 9 (3.70%) Document Management
8 8 (3.29%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (2.88%) Office Automation
9 7 (2.88%) Asset Management
10 6 (2.47%) Microsoft Office Automation
11 5 (2.06%) ITIL V3
11 5 (2.06%) Change Management
11 5 (2.06%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (2.06%) Configuration Management
11 5 (2.06%) CRM
11 5 (2.06%) Time Management
11 5 (2.06%) Knowledge Management
12 4 (1.65%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.94%) PowerShell
2 7 (2.88%) C
3 6 (2.47%) SQL
4 5 (2.06%) Java
5 3 (1.23%) C#
5 3 (1.23%) C++
6 1 (0.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (7.82%) Security Cleared
3 15 (6.17%) ITIL Certification
3 15 (6.17%) Degree
4 10 (4.12%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.12%) DV Cleared
4 10 (4.12%) MCP
5 8 (3.29%) MCSE
6 3 (1.23%) MCDST
7 2 (0.82%) MCITP
7 2 (0.82%) MCSA
7 2 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.41%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.41%) MOS
8 1 (0.41%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.29%) SLA
2 3 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 159 (65.43%) Active Directory
2 39 (16.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (7.82%) XenApp
3 19 (7.82%) Hyper-V
4 14 (5.76%) vSphere
5 6 (2.47%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.65%) Terminal Services
6 4 (1.65%) XenServer
7 3 (1.23%) BitLocker
7 3 (1.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.82%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.41%) UAG
Systems Management
1 35 (14.40%) SCCM
2 11 (4.53%) SCOM
3 10 (4.12%) WSUS
4 8 (3.29%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (2.47%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.65%) Windows Intune
6 4 (1.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (1.65%) SCSM
7 1 (0.41%) NetVault Backup
7 1 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 122 (50.21%) Microsoft
2 66 (27.16%) VMware
3 44 (18.11%) Citrix
4 28 (11.52%) Cisco
5 22 (9.05%) HP
6 16 (6.58%) Dell
6 16 (6.58%) Apple
7 13 (5.35%) Avaya
8 12 (4.94%) Remedy
9 11 (4.53%) Oracle
10 10 (4.12%) Symantec
11 8 (3.29%) Meridio
11 8 (3.29%) OpenText
11 8 (3.29%) EMC
11 8 (3.29%) Hummingbird
11 8 (3.29%) McAfee
12 7 (2.88%) ServiceNow
12 7 (2.88%) Veeam
13 6 (2.47%) Red Hat
13 6 (2.47%) Reuters
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