The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 51 60 55
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 11 11 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.43% 2.13% 3.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.38% 6.18% 15.83%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 16
Average salary £22,000 £24,864 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.51% +18.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £20,000 £15,000
10% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £26,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -15.87%
Windows 7
East of 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 Suffolk region.

Operating Systems Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
149 178 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 32.89% 34.50% 23.60%
Number of salaries quoted 130 162 124
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Suffolk

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Windows 7
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
Ipswich +10 10 £22,000 -2.22%
Felixstowe - 1 £24,000 -
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) Active Directory
3 17 (89.47%) Windows XP
4 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
5 10 (52.63%) MS Office
6 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
7 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (42.11%) Law
7 8 (42.11%) MCITP
8 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
9 5 (26.32%) Apple
9 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
10 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (21.05%) DHCP
10 4 (21.05%) VPN
10 4 (21.05%) DNS
10 4 (21.05%) SQL
11 3 (15.79%) ITIL
11 3 (15.79%) MCP
11 3 (15.79%) HP
11 3 (15.79%) Sophos
11 3 (15.79%) Degree
11 3 (15.79%) SonicWALL
11 3 (15.79%) iPad
11 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Management
12 2 (10.53%) Finance
12 2 (10.53%) Windows Vista
12 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (52.63%) MS Office
2 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.26%) Acrobat
3 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) VPN
1 4 (21.05%) DNS
1 4 (21.05%) DHCP
2 2 (10.53%) SMTP
2 2 (10.53%) LDAP
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) ADSL
3 1 (5.26%) ISDN
3 1 (5.26%) SNMP
3 1 (5.26%) IPv4
3 1 (5.26%) IPv6
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) MPLS
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) VLAN
3 1 (5.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) MS Access
General
1 8 (42.11%) Law
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) Service Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (36.84%) Desktop Support
4 5 (26.32%) IT Support
4 5 (26.32%) Support Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Support Assistant
5 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) IT Support Assistant
5 3 (15.79%) IT Assistant
5 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 2 (10.53%) Desktop Technician
6 2 (10.53%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Technician
6 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) iPad
2 1 (5.26%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (89.47%) Windows XP
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL
1 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Management
2 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
2 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (42.11%) MCITP
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (94.74%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Apple
3 3 (15.79%) Sophos
3 3 (15.79%) HP
3 3 (15.79%) SonicWALL
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) Juniper
5 1 (5.26%) Adobe
5 1 (5.26%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) WatchGuard
5 1 (5.26%) NETGEAR
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco