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 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 87 84 78
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 15 16 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.08% 1.24% 1.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.04% 4.58% 6.61%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 22
Average salary £25,500 £30,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.39% +3.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,605 £23,250 £17,300
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £36,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% -7.14%
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
371 349 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 26.59% 26.99% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 325 320 322
Average salary £37,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.12% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £52,500 £42,500
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 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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 -8 14 £25,500 -27.14% 2
West Wales +5 1 - -
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (68.29%) Active Directory
3 20 (48.78%) Windows 8
4 18 (43.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (43.90%) Advertising
4 18 (43.90%) VMware
5 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (39.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (34.15%) Finance
8 12 (29.27%) SAN
9 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
9 10 (24.39%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (17.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (14.63%) DHCP
11 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (14.63%) MCSE
11 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (12.20%) SLA
12 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
12 5 (12.20%) Degree
13 4 (9.76%) Network+ Certification
13 4 (9.76%) A+ Certification
13 4 (9.76%) VoIP
13 4 (9.76%) ITIL
14 3 (7.32%) Linux
14 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
14 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
14 3 (7.32%) IBM
14 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
14 3 (7.32%) Change Management

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.44%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) SAN
2 6 (14.63%) DHCP
3 4 (9.76%) VoIP
4 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.44%) DNS
5 1 (2.44%) WAN
5 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.44%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) AdminStudio
General
1 18 (43.90%) Advertising
2 14 (34.15%) Finance
3 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.44%) Retail
5 1 (2.44%) Local Government
5 1 (2.44%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Analyst
2 13 (31.71%) Support Analyst
3 12 (29.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (19.51%) IT Support
5 6 (14.63%) Technical Support Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) Technical Support
6 5 (12.20%) Administrator
7 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (9.76%) IT Support Specialist
7 4 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (9.76%) Support Specialist
7 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (7.32%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (7.32%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Senior Wintel Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) SCCM Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) AWS Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Customer Support Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) Customer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (48.78%) Windows 8
3 18 (43.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (39.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.32%) Linux
6 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.88%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
2 4 (9.76%) ITIL
3 3 (7.32%) Change Management
4 2 (4.88%) Time Management
4 2 (4.88%) Service Management
5 1 (2.44%) Quality Management
5 1 (2.44%) Project Management
5 1 (2.44%) QMS
5 1 (2.44%) Coaching
5 1 (2.44%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (14.63%) MCSE
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (12.20%) Degree
4 4 (9.76%) A+ Certification
4 4 (9.76%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (2.44%) CCENT
5 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) VCP5
5 1 (2.44%) CCNA
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.44%) HNC
5 1 (2.44%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (68.29%) Active Directory
2 10 (24.39%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Intune
2 1 (2.44%) SCSM
2 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) VMware
2 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) IBM
4 2 (4.88%) HP
5 1 (2.44%) Adobe
5 1 (2.44%) Veeam