The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 71 83 77
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 24 19 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.91% 1.41% 1.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.57% 5.71% 6.69%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 18
Average salary £25,500 £28,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.92% +19.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,550 £16,000 £17,925
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £27,939 £29,019
% change year-on-year
-5.15% -3.72%
Windows 7
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
317 333 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.26% 24.65% 26.51%
Number of salaries quoted 288 316 271
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Wales

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Wales

Windows 7
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
South Wales +18 20 £25,000 -9.09% 4
West Wales +6 4 £26,250 -1.86% 5
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (71.79%) Microsoft
3 21 (53.85%) MS Excel
4 19 (48.72%) MS Office
4 19 (48.72%) Windows XP
5 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
6 14 (35.90%) Cisco
7 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
7 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (23.08%) Firewall
8 9 (23.08%) Linux
8 9 (23.08%) LAN
8 9 (23.08%) WAN
8 9 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (17.95%) Juniper
9 7 (17.95%) DNS
9 7 (17.95%) CheckPoint
9 7 (17.95%) OSPF
9 7 (17.95%) McAfee
9 7 (17.95%) BGP
9 7 (17.95%) Websense
9 7 (17.95%) DHCP
9 7 (17.95%) RIP
9 7 (17.95%) CCNP
9 7 (17.95%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (17.95%) Cisco PIX
9 7 (17.95%) Blue Coat
9 7 (17.95%) CCSE

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.26%) IIS
3 3 (7.69%) Lync
3 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 21 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 19 (48.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.56%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) Firewall
1 9 (23.08%) LAN
1 9 (23.08%) WAN
2 7 (17.95%) DNS
2 7 (17.95%) OSPF
2 7 (17.95%) BGP
2 7 (17.95%) DHCP
2 7 (17.95%) RIP
2 7 (17.95%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (17.95%) Cisco PIX
2 7 (17.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 7 (17.95%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (10.26%) IP Telephony
3 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.26%) VoIP
4 3 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (5.13%) VLAN
5 2 (5.13%) SAN
5 2 (5.13%) PPTP
5 2 (5.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) NCover
1 2 (5.13%) NUnit
1 2 (5.13%) CruiseControl
2 1 (2.56%) MSI
2 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (12.82%) Advertising
2 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (17.95%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (17.95%) Escalation Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Service Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Desktop Support
6 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (7.69%) IT Support
7 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) IT Support Technician
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) iPhone
1 3 (7.69%) Clustering
2 2 (5.13%) iPad
2 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (48.72%) Windows XP
3 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (23.08%) Linux
5 7 (17.95%) Windows 8
6 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (10.26%) Android
8 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Network Design
2 5 (12.82%) ITIL
3 3 (7.69%) Time Management
3 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.13%) Software Testing
4 2 (5.13%) Content Management
4 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.13%) Test Scripting
4 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.56%) CRM
5 1 (2.56%) ERP
5 1 (2.56%) Project Management
5 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (2.56%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.13%) C#
3 1 (2.56%) VBScript
3 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (17.95%) CCNP
2 7 (17.95%) CCSE
2 7 (17.95%) JNCIS
3 2 (5.13%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.13%) ISEB
3 2 (5.13%) A+ Certification
3 2 (5.13%) CCNA
3 2 (5.13%) MCSE
3 2 (5.13%) MCSA
4 1 (2.56%) MCP
4 1 (2.56%) MCSD
4 1 (2.56%) HND
4 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.56%) CCA
4 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.56%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) SCDPM
2 2 (5.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (71.79%) Microsoft
2 14 (35.90%) Cisco
3 7 (17.95%) Juniper
3 7 (17.95%) CheckPoint
3 7 (17.95%) McAfee
3 7 (17.95%) Websense
3 7 (17.95%) Blue Coat
3 7 (17.95%) SonicWALL
3 7 (17.95%) Aruba
3 7 (17.95%) F5
3 7 (17.95%) Lumension
4 5 (12.82%) VMware
5 4 (10.26%) HP
6 3 (7.69%) Dell
6 3 (7.69%) Apple
6 3 (7.69%) ProCurve
7 2 (5.13%) Veeam
7 2 (5.13%) IPFX
7 2 (5.13%) Mitel
7 2 (5.13%) Symantec
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