The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Walsall region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 18 21 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 1.22% 1.37% 2.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 11.11% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +87.50%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -
Operating Systems Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 2.44% 12.33% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 7
Average salary £35,000 £22,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows 7
West Midlands

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 23 July 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
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) IIS
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) PDA
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (20.00%) XenApp
5 1 (20.00%) vSphere
5 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (20.00%) Android
5 1 (20.00%) MS Office
5 1 (20.00%) SQL

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) PDA
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCTS
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Apple