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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 118 127 104
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -23
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 129 91 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.09% 1.80% 2.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.56% 6.22% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 112 71 110
Average salary £24,775 £25,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.90% -20.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £28,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -5.08%
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
1706 1464 1768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.69% 28.99% 30.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1457 1277 1557
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +13 43 £24,250 -25.38% 7
Bristol +15 36 £25,750 +5.10% 6
Dorset -3 17 £22,000 -32.30% 5
Gloucestershire +1 15 £29,000 +52.63% 5
Somerset -11 14 £25,250 +6.63% 5
Devon -32 1 £18,250 -45.52% 1
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 288 (100.00%) Windows
2 159 (55.21%) Microsoft
3 155 (53.82%) Active Directory
4 104 (36.11%) MS Office
5 103 (35.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 96 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 87 (30.21%) MS Excel
7 87 (30.21%) Firewall
8 78 (27.08%) VMware
8 78 (27.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 75 (26.04%) Windows 8
10 74 (25.69%) SQL Server
10 74 (25.69%) Windows XP
11 71 (24.65%) DNS
11 71 (24.65%) ITIL
12 57 (19.79%) VPN
13 55 (19.10%) Windows Server 2003
14 54 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
15 53 (18.40%) VMware Infrastructure
15 53 (18.40%) DHCP
16 51 (17.71%) SCCM
17 50 (17.36%) LAN
18 47 (16.32%) TCP/IP
19 46 (15.97%) Windows Server 2012
20 45 (15.63%) SAN
21 44 (15.28%) Degree
22 43 (14.93%) Citrix
23 40 (13.89%) Finance
24 38 (13.19%) SLA
25 36 (12.50%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 96 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 54 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (12.50%) IIS
4 26 (9.03%) SharePoint
5 21 (7.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (6.60%) Lync
6 19 (6.60%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (2.43%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (1.74%) MS Project Server
11 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.35%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.35%) GroupWise
12 1 (0.35%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 104 (36.11%) MS Office
2 87 (30.21%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.35%) MS Project
4 1 (0.35%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (2.08%) assyst
2 3 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.69%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.21%) Office 365
2 7 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 87 (30.21%) Firewall
2 71 (24.65%) DNS
3 57 (19.79%) VPN
4 53 (18.40%) DHCP
5 50 (17.36%) LAN
6 47 (16.32%) TCP/IP
7 45 (15.63%) SAN
8 36 (12.50%) WAN
9 20 (6.94%) VoIP
10 18 (6.25%) SMTP
10 18 (6.25%) Internet
11 17 (5.90%) HTTP
12 15 (5.21%) Network Security
13 13 (4.51%) IPsec
14 10 (3.47%) PPTP
14 10 (3.47%) Ethernet
15 8 (2.78%) Wireless
15 8 (2.78%) H.323
15 8 (2.78%) ISDN
16 5 (1.74%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (25.69%) SQL Server
2 26 (9.03%) MySQL
2 26 (9.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (5.21%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (2.78%) Big Data
7 5 (1.74%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.74%) Ingres
8 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (1.74%) MSI
2 1 (0.35%) InstallShield
General
1 40 (13.89%) Finance
2 16 (5.56%) Back Office
3 12 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.13%) Local Government
5 7 (2.43%) Spanish Language
6 6 (2.08%) French Language
6 6 (2.08%) German Language
6 6 (2.08%) Italian Language
7 5 (1.74%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.74%) Legal
7 5 (1.74%) Retail
8 4 (1.39%) Advertising
9 3 (1.04%) Law
9 3 (1.04%) Banking
10 2 (0.69%) Marketing
11 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 92 (31.94%) Analyst
2 53 (18.40%) Support Analyst
3 35 (12.15%) Support Engineer
3 35 (12.15%) Service Analyst
4 33 (11.46%) Service Desk Analyst
5 27 (9.38%) IT Support
5 27 (9.38%) Administrator
6 24 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
7 22 (7.64%) Desktop Support
8 21 (7.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 19 (6.60%) 2nd Line Support
10 18 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
11 15 (5.21%) Support Technician
11 15 (5.21%) Windows Administrator
11 15 (5.21%) Windows Systems Administrator
11 15 (5.21%) IT Support Analyst
12 13 (4.51%) 1st Line Support
13 11 (3.82%) Applications Support
14 9 (3.13%) Network Engineer
14 9 (3.13%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.90%) HTML
1 17 (5.90%) XML
2 13 (4.51%) .NET
3 8 (2.78%) Application Packaging
4 5 (1.74%) Software Packaging
5 4 (1.39%) OCX
6 2 (0.69%) Middleware
7 1 (0.35%) J2EE
7 1 (0.35%) COM
7 1 (0.35%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.42%) Blackberry
2 29 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.17%) Clustering
4 10 (3.47%) Digital Media
4 10 (3.47%) iPhone
5 9 (3.13%) iPad
6 8 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (2.78%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.43%) Mathematics
7 7 (2.43%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.74%) User Experience
8 5 (1.74%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.74%) EPoS
9 4 (1.39%) Kindle
10 3 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (1.04%) PDA
10 3 (1.04%) EqualLogic
10 3 (1.04%) E-Learning
11 2 (0.69%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.69%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 288 (100.00%) Windows
2 103 (35.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 75 (26.04%) Windows 8
4 74 (25.69%) Windows XP
5 55 (19.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 46 (15.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (11.81%) Linux
8 17 (5.90%) Apple iOS
9 15 (5.21%) Mac OS X
10 8 (2.78%) UNIX
10 8 (2.78%) Mac OS
11 7 (2.43%) Android
11 7 (2.43%) Solaris
12 4 (1.39%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.39%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (24.65%) ITIL
2 21 (7.29%) Migration
3 18 (6.25%) Time Management
3 18 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 16 (5.56%) Asset Management
5 15 (5.21%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (4.86%) Incident Management
7 11 (3.82%) PRINCE2
7 11 (3.82%) CAD
7 11 (3.82%) Service Management
8 9 (3.13%) Software Deployment
8 9 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
8 9 (3.13%) Coaching
9 8 (2.78%) Change Management
9 8 (2.78%) Configuration Management
9 8 (2.78%) DNA
9 8 (2.78%) High Availability
10 7 (2.43%) Protective Monitoring
10 7 (2.43%) Network Management
10 7 (2.43%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (10.07%) SQL
2 15 (5.21%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.43%) VB
4 6 (2.08%) VBScript
5 5 (1.74%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.39%) Java
7 2 (0.69%) VB6
7 2 (0.69%) C#
8 1 (0.35%) C++
8 1 (0.35%) C
8 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.35%) VBA
8 1 (0.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 78 (27.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (15.28%) Degree
3 32 (11.11%) MCP
3 32 (11.11%) MCSA
4 31 (10.76%) MCSE
5 28 (9.72%) Security Cleared
6 18 (6.25%) MCITP
7 15 (5.21%) SC Cleared
8 12 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (2.43%) MCTS
9 7 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (2.43%) CCNA
10 6 (2.08%) HND
10 6 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (1.74%) CCA
11 5 (1.74%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.39%) MCDST
12 4 (1.39%) Network+ Certification
12 4 (1.39%) A+ Certification
13 3 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (13.19%) SLA
2 4 (1.39%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 155 (53.82%) Active Directory
2 53 (18.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (10.07%) VMware ESX
4 26 (9.03%) Hyper-V
5 17 (5.90%) Terminal Services
6 12 (4.17%) UAG
7 8 (2.78%) vSphere
8 7 (2.43%) MetaFrame
9 6 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (2.08%) XenApp
9 6 (2.08%) XenServer
10 5 (1.74%) Terminal Server
11 4 (1.39%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.69%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.35%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 51 (17.71%) SCCM
2 9 (3.13%) Nagios
2 9 (3.13%) Backup Exec
3 8 (2.78%) logstash
4 7 (2.43%) SCOM
4 7 (2.43%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.39%) SCSM
5 4 (1.39%) SAP Afaria
5 4 (1.39%) WSUS
6 2 (0.69%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.69%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.69%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 2 (0.69%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 159 (55.21%) Microsoft
2 78 (27.08%) VMware
3 43 (14.93%) Citrix
4 30 (10.42%) HP
5 24 (8.33%) Cisco
5 24 (8.33%) Apple
6 15 (5.21%) Symantec
7 13 (4.51%) Avaya
7 13 (4.51%) Dell
8 12 (4.17%) EMC
8 12 (4.17%) SonicWALL
9 11 (3.82%) Oracle
10 10 (3.47%) Remedy
10 10 (3.47%) SolarWinds
11 9 (3.13%) ServiceNow
12 7 (2.43%) CheckPoint
13 6 (2.08%) Adobe
14 5 (1.74%) Veeam
14 5 (1.74%) NetApp
15 4 (1.39%) Altiris
Melksham, Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Tank Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Gold Group
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Annual Bonus, Flexible Working Hours
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Ecclesiastical Insurance
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package / Car Allowance
Posted: 13 days ago
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Poole
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Amsys
Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum +pension,life assurance and 50% staff discount
Posted: 21 days ago
Cheltenham
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago