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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 26 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 1.41% 2.74% 3.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 22.22% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £22,750 - £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.88%
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
8 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 5.63% 12.33% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 11
Average salary £27,500 £25,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -19.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £24,250 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £35,700 £33,500 £45,000
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 20 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Mitel
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Kaspersky
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Server Support
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server Support
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Kaspersky
1 1 (50.00%) Mitel
1 1 (50.00%) VMware