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 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 19 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 1.15% 4.23% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 27.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £20,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £27,939 £29,019
% change year-on-year
-5.15% -3.72%
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
3 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 3.45% 15.49% 37.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 12
Average salary £20,000 £31,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.00% -9.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 1 October 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 4 (80.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) IIS
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) MCTS
3 1 (20.00%) MCITP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (20.00%) PDA
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) IT Support
2 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (40.00%) Administrator
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (40.00%) IT Administrator
4 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCTS
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft