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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 66 55 39
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -16
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 10 1 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.62% 0.27% 3.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.08% 1.01% 10.47%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 17
Average salary £28,500 £52,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.71% +61.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £52,500 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £26,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -15.87%
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
197 99 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 31.83% 26.90% 37.80%
Number of salaries quoted 136 69 118
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,100 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 19 December 2014.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Watford

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (44.00%) MS Exchange
5 9 (36.00%) Windows XP
6 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (24.00%) SLA
7 6 (24.00%) MS Office
8 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (20.00%) Windows 8
8 5 (20.00%) DHCP
8 5 (20.00%) DNS
9 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
9 4 (16.00%) Windows Vista
9 4 (16.00%) MCTS
9 4 (16.00%) MCP
9 4 (16.00%) Citrix
9 4 (16.00%) Remedy
9 4 (16.00%) VMware
9 4 (16.00%) vSphere
9 4 (16.00%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (12.00%) Office 365
10 3 (12.00%) SCCM
10 3 (12.00%) HP
10 3 (12.00%) Cisco
10 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
10 3 (12.00%) Asset Management
10 3 (12.00%) IT Asset Management

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 11 (44.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (24.00%) MS Office
3 2 (8.00%) MS Project
3 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) DHCP
1 5 (20.00%) DNS
2 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.00%) SAN
4 2 (8.00%) DSL
4 2 (8.00%) Wireless
4 2 (8.00%) VPN
4 2 (8.00%) LAN
4 2 (8.00%) VoIP
5 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (8.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Desktop Support
6 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) IT Support
7 2 (8.00%) Architect
7 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
8 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Manager
8 1 (4.00%) IT Architect
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.00%) EPoS
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Windows XP
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 4 (16.00%) Windows Vista
7 2 (8.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (12.00%) IT Asset Management
2 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (8.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (8.00%) Migration
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL
2 2 (8.00%) Service Management
3 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.00%) CRM
3 1 (4.00%) Project Management
3 1 (4.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) VBScript
1 1 (4.00%) VB
1 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.00%) MCTS
2 4 (16.00%) MCP
3 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (8.00%) ISEB
4 1 (4.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) vSphere
3 2 (8.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Citrix
2 4 (16.00%) Remedy
2 4 (16.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.00%) HP
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) Sophos
4 1 (4.00%) NetApp
4 1 (4.00%) IronPort
4 1 (4.00%) Veeam
4 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds