The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 24 17 29
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 10 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 4.63% 6.93% 0.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.66% 17.50% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 1
Average salary £23,500 £29,750 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.00% +10.18%
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £26,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -18.46%
Windows 7
West Yorkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
79 40 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 36.57% 39.60% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 68 35 34
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £42,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Wakefield

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in Wakefield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Wakefield region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
3 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
4 11 (57.89%) MS Office
5 9 (47.37%) Windows XP
5 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (42.11%) Cisco
7 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
7 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
7 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (31.58%) ITIL
8 6 (31.58%) DHCP
8 6 (31.58%) DNS
8 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (26.32%) MCP
9 5 (26.32%) LAN
9 5 (26.32%) VoIP
9 5 (26.32%) WAN
10 4 (21.05%) MCSE
10 4 (21.05%) MCSA
10 4 (21.05%) Symantec
10 4 (21.05%) VMware
10 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (21.05%) MCDST
11 3 (15.79%) MCITP
11 3 (15.79%) iPhone
11 3 (15.79%) XenApp
11 3 (15.79%) iPad
11 3 (15.79%) Remedy ITSM
11 3 (15.79%) SCCM

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (15.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (15.79%) IIS
4 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
5 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (57.89%) MS Office
2 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) DHCP
1 6 (31.58%) DNS
2 5 (26.32%) LAN
2 5 (26.32%) VoIP
2 5 (26.32%) WAN
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall
4 2 (10.53%) MPLS
4 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (5.26%) VPN
5 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) IT Support
3 4 (21.05%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Service Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (15.79%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Support Technician
5 2 (10.53%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (10.53%) Network Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
6 1 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Team Lead
6 1 (5.26%) IT Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
1 3 (15.79%) iPhone
1 3 (15.79%) iPad
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows XP
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Service Management
2 3 (15.79%) Time Management
2 3 (15.79%) Change Control
3 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
3 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (26.32%) MCP
3 4 (21.05%) MCSE
3 4 (21.05%) MCSA
3 4 (21.05%) MCDST
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (15.79%) MCITP
5 2 (10.53%) MCTS
5 2 (10.53%) CCNA
5 2 (10.53%) CCA
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (5.26%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) XenApp
3 2 (10.53%) vSphere
3 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) SCOM
2 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
2 2 (10.53%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) Symantec
4 3 (15.79%) Remedy
4 3 (15.79%) Citrix
4 3 (15.79%) BMC
5 2 (10.53%) Apple
5 2 (10.53%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) Dell
5 2 (10.53%) LANDesk
6 1 (5.26%) SonicWALL
6 1 (5.26%) Zoho
6 1 (5.26%) Veritas
6 1 (5.26%) Lotus