The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 43 53 59
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 18 20 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 3.38% 2.81% 0.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.65% 11.83% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 4
Average salary £23,000 £25,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,100 £24,700 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £33,200 £46,300
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% -7.14%
Windows 7
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Operating Systems Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
115 169 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 21.58% 23.70% 19.64%
Number of salaries quoted 111 130 95
Average salary £38,533 £34,250 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +12.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Swindon

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (87.10%) Active Directory
3 22 (70.97%) Microsoft
4 19 (61.29%) SLA
4 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (58.06%) MS Exchange
5 18 (58.06%) LAN
5 18 (58.06%) WLAN
5 18 (58.06%) WAN
5 18 (58.06%) DHCP
5 18 (58.06%) DNS
6 16 (51.61%) Internet
6 16 (51.61%) Finance
7 15 (48.39%) Marketing
8 12 (38.71%) MS Excel
8 12 (38.71%) MS Office
9 8 (25.81%) Incident Management
9 8 (25.81%) Remedy
9 8 (25.81%) McAfee
9 8 (25.81%) Apple
9 8 (25.81%) WSUS
9 8 (25.81%) iPhone
9 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (25.81%) Security Patching
9 8 (25.81%) McAfee ePO
9 8 (25.81%) iPad
10 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
11 2 (6.45%) Service Management

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 18 (58.06%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (38.71%) MS Office
1 12 (38.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (58.06%) LAN
1 18 (58.06%) WLAN
1 18 (58.06%) WAN
1 18 (58.06%) DHCP
1 18 (58.06%) DNS
2 16 (51.61%) Internet
General
1 16 (51.61%) Finance
2 15 (48.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Support Technician
2 12 (38.71%) Desktop Support
3 11 (35.48%) Analyst
3 11 (35.48%) Support Analyst
4 9 (29.03%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (25.81%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 8 (25.81%) Server Support
5 8 (25.81%) Server Support Analyst
5 8 (25.81%) Desktop Analyst
5 8 (25.81%) Server Analyst
6 5 (16.13%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 5 (16.13%) Support Engineer
7 4 (12.90%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (12.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) IT Support
8 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Windows Support Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) IT Support Technician
9 1 (3.23%) IT Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) iPhone
1 8 (25.81%) iPad
1 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Incident Management
1 8 (25.81%) Security Patching
2 2 (6.45%) Service Management
3 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (61.29%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (87.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) WSUS
1 8 (25.81%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 22 (70.97%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) Apple
2 8 (25.81%) Remedy
2 8 (25.81%) McAfee
3 1 (3.23%) Sophos
3 1 (3.23%) VMware