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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 129 108 82
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -26
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 95 113 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.63% 2.09% 2.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.92% 9.83% 11.08%
Number of salaries quoted 85 88 95
Average salary £25,000 £27,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -25.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £46,900 £50,400
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £26,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- -13.33%
Windows 7
England

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

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1199 1149 1390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.62% 21.30% 24.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1056 1008 1174
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Windows 7
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Windows 7 Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Windows 7
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -9 33 £27,500 +0.91% 2
Coventry -21 15 £25,250 -8.18% 3
Warwickshire -20 11 £26,500 -15.87% 2
Staffordshire +6 10 £22,500 -25.00% 2
Wolverhampton +4 9 £23,000 -26.98%
Worcestershire -5 6 £42,500 +150.00%
Shropshire -2 2 £25,000 -37.50%
Walsall - 2 £21,500 -
Solihull +3 1 £25,000 +23.46%
Sutton Coldfield -3 1 £24,000 -31.42% 1
Herefordshire - 1 £24,500 -
Brierley Hill - 1 £27,500 -
Dudley - 1 £27,500 -
Halesowen - 1 £29,000 -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 206 (100.00%) Windows
2 115 (55.83%) Microsoft
3 88 (42.72%) Active Directory
4 79 (38.35%) Citrix
5 77 (37.38%) MS Office
6 75 (36.41%) MS Excel
7 68 (33.01%) VMware
8 57 (27.67%) MS Exchange
9 54 (26.21%) VMware Infrastructure
10 53 (25.73%) Windows 8
11 51 (24.76%) Windows Server 2008
12 50 (24.27%) Windows XP
13 41 (19.90%) Windows Server 2003
14 40 (19.42%) ITIL
14 40 (19.42%) Windows Server 2012
15 37 (17.96%) XenApp
16 32 (15.53%) Security Cleared
17 31 (15.05%) SQL Server
17 31 (15.05%) SQL
18 30 (14.56%) XenDesktop
18 30 (14.56%) SC Cleared
18 30 (14.56%) Microsoft App-V
18 30 (14.56%) AppSense
19 27 (13.11%) DNS
20 26 (12.62%) Cisco
20 26 (12.62%) DHCP
21 25 (12.14%) SLA
22 24 (11.65%) Microsoft Certification
23 23 (11.17%) Citrix Certification
23 23 (11.17%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 57 (27.67%) MS Exchange
2 23 (11.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (7.77%) IIS
4 15 (7.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (2.91%) WorkSite
6 6 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2000
6 6 (2.91%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.94%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.97%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.97%) Lync
Applications
1 77 (37.38%) MS Office
2 75 (36.41%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.46%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.46%) MS Project
4 2 (0.97%) CATIA
4 2 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.49%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Agresso
2 1 (0.49%) Lawson
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.40%) Office 365
2 1 (0.49%) Symantec.cloud
2 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.49%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 27 (13.11%) DNS
2 26 (12.62%) DHCP
3 22 (10.68%) VPN
4 21 (10.19%) TCP/IP
5 17 (8.25%) WAN
5 17 (8.25%) Wireless
6 16 (7.77%) LAN
7 15 (7.28%) Firewall
8 14 (6.80%) SAN
9 7 (3.40%) Internet
10 6 (2.91%) 3G
10 6 (2.91%) VLAN
11 5 (2.43%) VoIP
12 4 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.97%) ADSL
13 2 (0.97%) DMZ
14 1 (0.49%) Network Security
14 1 (0.49%) iSCSI
14 1 (0.49%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (4.37%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.46%) MS Access
6 2 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.97%) JasperReports
6 2 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (3.40%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.49%) Hudson
3 1 (0.49%) MSI
General
1 19 (9.22%) Retail
2 15 (7.28%) Finance
3 11 (5.34%) Law
4 9 (4.37%) Front Office
5 7 (3.40%) Legal
6 6 (2.91%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.43%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.49%) Advertising
8 1 (0.49%) Back Office
8 1 (0.49%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 62 (30.10%) Analyst
2 35 (16.99%) Support Engineer
3 31 (15.05%) Support Analyst
3 31 (15.05%) Architect
3 31 (15.05%) IT Support
4 30 (14.56%) Citrix Architect
5 29 (14.08%) Desktop Support
6 20 (9.71%) 2nd Line Support
7 19 (9.22%) Service Analyst
8 18 (8.74%) Service Desk Analyst
9 16 (7.77%) Desktop Engineer
10 14 (6.80%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 12 (5.83%) 1st Line Support
12 10 (4.85%) Consultant
12 10 (4.85%) Administrator
12 10 (4.85%) Team Leader
13 9 (4.37%) Technical Support
14 8 (3.88%) Help Desk Analyst
14 8 (3.88%) Systems Engineer
14 8 (3.88%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.37%) HTML
1 9 (4.37%) .NET
2 6 (2.91%) HTML5
3 4 (1.94%) jQuery
4 2 (0.97%) CSS
5 1 (0.49%) Web Services
5 1 (0.49%) LAMP
5 1 (0.49%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.49%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.71%) Blackberry
2 10 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.40%) iSeries
3 7 (3.40%) User Experience
3 7 (3.40%) Client/Server
3 7 (3.40%) AS400
3 7 (3.40%) Replication
4 6 (2.91%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.43%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.43%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.46%) EPoS
6 3 (1.46%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.97%) Statistics
8 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.49%) NHS
8 1 (0.49%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 206 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (25.73%) Windows 8
3 51 (24.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 50 (24.27%) Windows XP
5 41 (19.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 40 (19.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (9.22%) Windows Vista
8 14 (6.80%) Linux
9 6 (2.91%) Windows 2000
9 6 (2.91%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.97%) Android
10 2 (0.97%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.49%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (19.42%) ITIL
2 19 (9.22%) Service Delivery
3 12 (5.83%) Service Management
4 9 (4.37%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (3.88%) CRM
5 8 (3.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (3.88%) Time Management
6 7 (3.40%) Web Design
6 7 (3.40%) Line Management
6 7 (3.40%) Mentoring
6 7 (3.40%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (2.91%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (2.91%) Problem Management
7 6 (2.91%) Document Management
8 5 (2.43%) Incident Management
8 5 (2.43%) Manual Testing
8 5 (2.43%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (1.94%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (1.94%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (1.94%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (15.05%) SQL
2 8 (3.88%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.91%) C
3 6 (2.91%) C#
4 4 (1.94%) VB
5 3 (1.46%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.97%) VBA
6 2 (0.97%) Java
6 2 (0.97%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.49%) VB6
7 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (15.53%) Security Cleared
2 30 (14.56%) SC Cleared
3 24 (11.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (11.17%) Citrix Certification
5 22 (10.68%) CCA
5 22 (10.68%) CCEE
5 22 (10.68%) CCIA
6 17 (8.25%) MCSE
7 8 (3.88%) MCP
7 8 (3.88%) MCITP
8 7 (3.40%) MCTS
8 7 (3.40%) MCSA
9 6 (2.91%) CCNA
9 6 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (2.91%) A+ Certification
10 5 (2.43%) ISEB
11 3 (1.46%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.14%) SLA
2 2 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 88 (42.72%) Active Directory
2 54 (26.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (17.96%) XenApp
4 30 (14.56%) XenDesktop
4 30 (14.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (2.91%) Terminal Server
5 6 (2.91%) Terminal Services
5 6 (2.91%) vSphere
5 6 (2.91%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.94%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.97%) MetaFrame
7 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.49%) Xen
8 1 (0.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (5.34%) SCCM
2 5 (2.43%) SCOM
2 5 (2.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.97%) WSUS
4 1 (0.49%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.49%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.49%) Sysprep
4 1 (0.49%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 115 (55.83%) Microsoft
2 79 (38.35%) Citrix
3 68 (33.01%) VMware
4 30 (14.56%) AppSense
5 26 (12.62%) Cisco
6 22 (10.68%) Fujitsu
7 14 (6.80%) HP
7 14 (6.80%) Apple
8 11 (5.34%) LANDesk
9 9 (4.37%) Dell
10 6 (2.91%) IBM
10 6 (2.91%) Interwoven
11 4 (1.94%) Wyse
12 3 (1.46%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.46%) Adobe
13 2 (0.97%) EMC
13 2 (0.97%) Intel
13 2 (0.97%) Sage
13 2 (0.97%) NetApp
13 2 (0.97%) Lotus
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick
University of Warwick
Salary: £24,775 - £27,864 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rizz Search & Selection
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Great Company
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago