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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 58 69 37
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -32
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 5 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.00% 1.15% 4.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.82% 3.11% 11.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 13
Average salary £33,250 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.83% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,950 £22,200 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £52,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,559 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-0.22% -11.47%
Windows 7
Hertfordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
177 225 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 35.54% 36.82% 38.97%
Number of salaries quoted 106 171 93
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Watford

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Watford region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Watford

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (89.29%) Microsoft
3 23 (82.14%) Active Directory
4 18 (64.29%) Windows XP
4 18 (64.29%) Problem Management
5 15 (53.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (50.00%) MS Office
7 13 (46.43%) MS Exchange
8 12 (42.86%) LAN
8 12 (42.86%) WAN
8 12 (42.86%) IIS
8 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
8 12 (42.86%) Configuration Management
9 11 (39.29%) Service Management
9 11 (39.29%) Oracle
9 11 (39.29%) Linux
9 11 (39.29%) SQL
9 11 (39.29%) Oracle Database 10g
9 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (39.29%) Oracle Database
10 10 (35.71%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (35.71%) Citrix
10 10 (35.71%) T-SQL
11 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (32.14%) Asset Management
11 9 (32.14%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (32.14%) Capacity Management
11 9 (32.14%) Data Protection

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 13 (46.43%) MS Exchange
2 12 (42.86%) IIS
3 8 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (28.57%) WebSphere
4 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (50.00%) MS Office
2 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.57%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Maximo
2 7 (25.00%) CA PPM
3 1 (3.57%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) LAN
1 12 (42.86%) WAN
2 8 (28.57%) MPLS
2 8 (28.57%) DSL
3 7 (25.00%) Firewall
4 6 (21.43%) BIG-IP
5 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.57%) SAN
6 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 11 (39.29%) Oracle Database 10g
2 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 11 (39.29%) Oracle Database
3 10 (35.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Toad
General
1 3 (10.71%) Publishing
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Analyst
2 9 (32.14%) Support Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Applications Support
6 2 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (7.14%) DBA
7 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.57%) Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) HTML
1 3 (10.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 6 (21.43%) Thin Client
2 6 (21.43%) Fat Client
3 3 (10.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (64.29%) Windows XP
3 11 (39.29%) Linux
3 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (17.86%) Windows 8
6 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Problem Management
2 15 (53.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 11 (39.29%) Service Management
5 9 (32.14%) Asset Management
5 9 (32.14%) Data Protection
5 9 (32.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (32.14%) Capacity Management
6 8 (28.57%) Project Management
7 7 (25.00%) ITIL
8 6 (21.43%) BCP
8 6 (21.43%) ITSM
8 6 (21.43%) Business Continuity
8 6 (21.43%) Performance Management
8 6 (21.43%) Business Continuity Planning
9 4 (14.29%) Facility Management
10 3 (10.71%) Coaching
11 1 (3.57%) Logistics
11 1 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
11 1 (3.57%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) SQL
2 10 (35.71%) T-SQL
3 7 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (10.71%) Java
4 3 (10.71%) VBScript
4 3 (10.71%) VB
5 1 (3.57%) C
5 1 (3.57%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) MCSA
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (82.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (21.43%) Xen
3 6 (21.43%) NLBS
3 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.57%) XenApp
5 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) WSUS
2 4 (14.29%) Data Guard
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (3.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (89.29%) Microsoft
2 11 (39.29%) Oracle
3 10 (35.71%) Citrix
4 8 (28.57%) Cisco
4 8 (28.57%) IBM
5 7 (25.00%) VMware
6 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
7 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.57%) Sage
8 1 (3.57%) Symantec
8 1 (3.57%) HP
8 1 (3.57%) Dell
8 1 (3.57%) SonicWALL