The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 16 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 2.27% 6.06% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 30.77% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £31,250 -
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £26,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -17.18%
Windows 7
West Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 11.36% 19.70% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 6
Average salary £25,000 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.35% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £32,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Walsall

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

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Walsall

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Software Deployment
2 2 (66.67%) IT Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) IT Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
1 2 (66.67%) Software Deployment
1 2 (66.67%) IT Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) VMware