The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 68 76 51
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -25
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 16 13 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.99% 1.48% 3.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.57% 3.63% 8.85%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 24
Average salary £24,000 £21,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,600 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £26,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -15.87%
Windows 7
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
287 358 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 35.65% 40.87% 42.16%
Number of salaries quoted 263 333 313
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Southampton

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (84.09%) Active Directory
3 30 (68.18%) Windows XP
3 30 (68.18%) Microsoft
4 21 (47.73%) MS Office
5 20 (45.45%) Citrix
6 19 (43.18%) Windows 8
7 18 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (36.36%) MS Excel
9 15 (34.09%) Windows Mobile
10 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (29.55%) AS400
11 13 (29.55%) Backup Exec
11 13 (29.55%) Asset Management
11 13 (29.55%) SCCM
11 13 (29.55%) iSeries
11 13 (29.55%) Root Cause Analysis
11 13 (29.55%) Software Deployment
12 7 (15.91%) ITIL
13 6 (13.64%) MCSE
13 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (13.64%) Incident Management
14 5 (11.36%) SQL
14 5 (11.36%) IIS
14 5 (11.36%) DHCP
14 5 (11.36%) DNS
14 5 (11.36%) Cisco
15 4 (9.09%) MySQL
15 4 (9.09%) Oracle
15 4 (9.09%) SQL Server

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 5 (11.36%) IIS
2 4 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (47.73%) MS Office
2 16 (36.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) DHCP
1 5 (11.36%) DNS
2 4 (9.09%) Network Security
3 2 (4.55%) Internet
3 2 (4.55%) Firewall
4 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) MySQL
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (70.45%) 2nd Line Support
2 15 (34.09%) Support Engineer
3 14 (31.82%) Desktop Support
4 13 (29.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) IT Support
6 3 (6.82%) Information Specialist
6 3 (6.82%) Security Specialist
6 3 (6.82%) Information Security Specialist
7 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Security Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Lead Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 2 (4.55%) IT Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) AS400
1 13 (29.55%) iSeries
2 4 (9.09%) Kindle
2 4 (9.09%) Clustering
3 3 (6.82%) CESG
3 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (68.18%) Windows XP
3 19 (43.18%) Windows 8
4 18 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (34.09%) Windows Mobile
6 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Asset Management
1 13 (29.55%) Root Cause Analysis
1 13 (29.55%) Software Deployment
2 7 (15.91%) ITIL
3 6 (13.64%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.82%) Risk Management
4 3 (6.82%) Information Security
4 3 (6.82%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.55%) Coaching
6 1 (2.27%) Requirements Management
6 1 (2.27%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) MCSE
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.82%) CISM
2 3 (6.82%) CEH
2 3 (6.82%) CISSP
2 3 (6.82%) Degree
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.55%) CCNP
3 2 (4.55%) CCNA
3 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 4 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (84.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.82%) XenApp
4 1 (2.27%) XenServer
4 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (29.55%) Backup Exec
1 13 (29.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 20 (45.45%) Citrix
3 5 (11.36%) Cisco
4 4 (9.09%) Oracle
4 4 (9.09%) VMware
5 2 (4.55%) IronPort
5 2 (4.55%) HP
5 2 (4.55%) Intel