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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 84 83 84
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 18 21 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.34% 1.52% 1.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.23% 5.26% 7.75%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 20
Average salary £23,250 £24,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.10% -9.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £17,200 £17,700
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year
+3.77% -
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
344 399 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.69% 28.79% 23.30%
Number of salaries quoted 296 343 257
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 +5 16 £22,000 -16.98% 1
North Wales +12 2 £32,500 +140.74%
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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%) Active Directory
3 25 (64.10%) Windows Server
4 17 (43.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (33.33%) ITIL
5 13 (33.33%) Windows 8
6 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (25.64%) VMware
8 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
9 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (15.38%) Advertising
9 6 (15.38%) SLA
9 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (15.38%) MS Office
10 5 (12.82%) Windows XP
10 5 (12.82%) MCSE
10 5 (12.82%) MCSA
10 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
10 5 (12.82%) Citrix
11 4 (10.26%) Windows 10
11 4 (10.26%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (10.26%) Contingency Planning
11 4 (10.26%) MCTS
11 4 (10.26%) MCITP
11 4 (10.26%) QMS
11 4 (10.26%) Incident Management
11 4 (10.26%) Problem Management
11 4 (10.26%) Network+ Certification
11 4 (10.26%) Quality Management
11 4 (10.26%) LAN

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Office
2 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) DHCP
1 4 (10.26%) LAN
1 4 (10.26%) VPN
2 3 (7.69%) DNS
2 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.69%) VLAN
3 2 (5.13%) Firewall
3 2 (5.13%) WAN
4 1 (2.56%) SAN
4 1 (2.56%) VoIP
4 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (15.38%) Advertising
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Service Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Service Desk Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Support Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 7 (17.95%) Team Leader
4 6 (15.38%) Technical Support
5 5 (12.82%) IT Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) IT Operations Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Operations Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Technical Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Help Desk Technician
6 3 (7.69%) IT Support
6 3 (7.69%) Service Desk Supervisor
6 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) IT Manager
7 2 (5.13%) IT Support Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Support Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (64.10%) Windows Server
3 17 (43.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (12.82%) Windows XP
8 4 (10.26%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.56%) Linux
9 1 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (10.26%) Contingency Planning
2 4 (10.26%) Incident Management
2 4 (10.26%) Problem Management
2 4 (10.26%) QMS
2 4 (10.26%) Quality Management
2 4 (10.26%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (5.13%) Change Management
3 2 (5.13%) CRM
3 2 (5.13%) ERP
4 1 (2.56%) BCP
4 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.56%) Coaching
4 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.56%) Email Filtering
4 1 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.56%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.82%) MCSA
2 5 (12.82%) MCSE
3 4 (10.26%) A+ Certification
3 4 (10.26%) MCITP
3 4 (10.26%) MCTS
3 4 (10.26%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (7.69%) CCNA
4 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.56%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.56%) MCP
6 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (71.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.13%) vSphere
4 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) VMware
2 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.82%) Citrix
4 2 (5.13%) Sage
5 1 (2.56%) Symantec
5 1 (2.56%) Veeam
5 1 (2.56%) Wyse