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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 157 84 122
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +38
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 73 153 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.28% 3.02% 1.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.68% 12.20% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 58 114 63
Average salary £27,000 £25,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -7.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £37,421
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.88%
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
1093 1254 1037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.20% 24.78% 24.08%
Number of salaries quoted 921 1085 859
Average salary £36,500 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.95% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £21,983
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
Coventry -5 25 £25,000 +4.16% 2
Warwickshire -16 20 £27,500 -15.38% 3
Birmingham -30 14 £31,500 +26.00% 2
Staffordshire -21 6 £23,000 -29.23% 2
Worcestershire -20 4 £39,410 -12.42%
Walsall -10 2 £22,750 -
Halesowen - 1 £30,000 -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 169 (100.00%) Windows
2 119 (70.41%) Microsoft
3 116 (68.64%) Active Directory
4 74 (43.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 65 (38.46%) Windows Server
6 64 (37.87%) Windows 8
6 64 (37.87%) MS Excel
7 62 (36.69%) MS Office
8 56 (33.14%) VMware
9 52 (30.77%) MS Exchange
10 50 (29.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 40 (23.67%) Windows XP
11 40 (23.67%) Citrix
12 39 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
13 30 (17.75%) LAN
13 30 (17.75%) WAN
14 29 (17.16%) DHCP
14 29 (17.16%) Cisco
14 29 (17.16%) Exchange Server 2010
15 26 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
16 25 (14.79%) TCP/IP
16 25 (14.79%) Exchange Server 2013
17 23 (13.61%) ITIL
17 23 (13.61%) Firewall
18 22 (13.02%) SLA
19 20 (11.83%) Windows 10
20 19 (11.24%) Hyper-V
20 19 (11.24%) VPN
20 19 (11.24%) Microsoft Certification
20 19 (11.24%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 52 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 29 (17.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (14.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (5.33%) IIS
5 7 (4.14%) Skype for Business
6 5 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (2.96%) IBM Notes
7 4 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.78%) Moodle
8 3 (1.78%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.78%) SugarCRM
9 1 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.59%) Confluence
9 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 64 (37.87%) MS Excel
2 62 (36.69%) MS Office
3 3 (1.78%) MS Project
3 3 (1.78%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.18%) MFGPRO
2 1 (0.59%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.69%) Office 365
2 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.18%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 30 (17.75%) LAN
1 30 (17.75%) WAN
2 29 (17.16%) DHCP
3 25 (14.79%) TCP/IP
4 23 (13.61%) Firewall
5 19 (11.24%) VPN
6 18 (10.65%) VoIP
7 17 (10.06%) DNS
8 14 (8.28%) SAN
9 11 (6.51%) Asterisk PBX
10 6 (3.55%) Wireless
11 5 (2.96%) Network Security
11 5 (2.96%) Unified Communications
12 4 (2.37%) Remote Desktop
13 3 (1.78%) IP Telephony
13 3 (1.78%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (1.18%) Internet
14 2 (1.18%) iSCSI
14 2 (1.18%) VLAN
15 1 (0.59%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.55%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (1.78%) MS Access
3 3 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.55%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.78%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.59%) Hudson
4 1 (0.59%) MSI
General
1 15 (8.88%) Telecoms
2 14 (8.28%) Manufacturing
3 13 (7.69%) Finance
4 12 (7.10%) Retail
5 3 (1.78%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.18%) Front Office
7 1 (0.59%) Advertising
7 1 (0.59%) Automotive
7 1 (0.59%) Back Office
7 1 (0.59%) French Language
7 1 (0.59%) Law
Job Titles
1 72 (42.60%) Analyst
2 39 (23.08%) Support Analyst
3 33 (19.53%) Support Engineer
4 31 (18.34%) IT Support
5 22 (13.02%) 2nd Line Support
6 20 (11.83%) 1st Line Support
7 18 (10.65%) IT Analyst
8 17 (10.06%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 16 (9.47%) IT Support Analyst
10 14 (8.28%) Service Analyst
10 14 (8.28%) Service Desk Analyst
11 11 (6.51%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 11 (6.51%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 11 (6.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 11 (6.51%) 3rd Line Support
11 11 (6.51%) Help Desk Analyst
11 11 (6.51%) IT Engineer
11 11 (6.51%) Senior IT Support
11 11 (6.51%) Windows Engineer
12 10 (5.92%) Infrastructure Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.55%) .NET
2 5 (2.96%) Web Services
3 3 (1.78%) LAMP
3 3 (1.78%) Software Packaging
4 2 (1.18%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.18%) COM
5 1 (0.59%) HTML
5 1 (0.59%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.10%) Video Conferencing
2 11 (6.51%) Life Science
3 8 (4.73%) Blackberry
3 8 (4.73%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.73%) Driving Licence
4 6 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.96%) EPoS
5 5 (2.96%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.96%) Replication
6 4 (2.37%) iPhone
7 3 (1.78%) AS400
7 3 (1.78%) Clustering
7 3 (1.78%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.78%) iSeries
8 2 (1.18%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.18%) EqualLogic
8 2 (1.18%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.18%) Handset
8 2 (1.18%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 169 (100.00%) Windows
2 74 (43.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (38.46%) Windows Server
4 64 (37.87%) Windows 8
5 50 (29.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (23.67%) Windows XP
7 39 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (11.83%) Windows 10
9 11 (6.51%) Linux
9 11 (6.51%) Windows Vista
10 5 (2.96%) Android
11 4 (2.37%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.78%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (1.18%) SUSE
14 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (13.61%) ITIL
2 18 (10.65%) CRM
3 15 (8.88%) Asset Management
4 13 (7.69%) Time Management
5 11 (6.51%) IT Asset Management
6 9 (5.33%) Logistics
6 9 (5.33%) Service Management
6 9 (5.33%) Software Deployment
7 6 (3.55%) Document Management
7 6 (3.55%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (2.96%) High Availability
8 5 (2.96%) ITSM
8 5 (2.96%) Migration
9 4 (2.37%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (2.37%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (2.37%) Email Filtering
9 4 (2.37%) ERP
10 3 (1.78%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (1.78%) People Management
10 3 (1.78%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 19 (11.24%) SQL
2 7 (4.14%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.55%) VBA
4 3 (1.78%) C
4 3 (1.78%) C++
4 3 (1.78%) Java
4 3 (1.78%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.18%) C#
5 2 (1.18%) VB
6 1 (0.59%) Progress 4GL
6 1 (0.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (11.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (6.51%) CCNA
2 11 (6.51%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (6.51%) Degree
2 11 (6.51%) HND
3 8 (4.73%) MCSA
3 8 (4.73%) MCSE
4 4 (2.37%) MCP
4 4 (2.37%) MCTS
5 3 (1.78%) ISEB
5 3 (1.78%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.78%) MCITP
6 2 (1.18%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.59%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.02%) SLA
2 2 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.59%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 116 (68.64%) Active Directory
2 26 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (11.24%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.96%) Terminal Server
4 5 (2.96%) Terminal Services
4 5 (2.96%) vSphere
5 4 (2.37%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (2.37%) XenApp
6 3 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.18%) BitLocker
7 2 (1.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.18%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (8.28%) SCCM
2 4 (2.37%) Sysprep
3 3 (1.78%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.18%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.18%) WSUS
5 1 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.59%) RSA enVision
5 1 (0.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 119 (70.41%) Microsoft
2 56 (33.14%) VMware
3 40 (23.67%) Citrix
4 29 (17.16%) Cisco
5 10 (5.92%) Apple
6 8 (4.73%) Dell
6 8 (4.73%) HP
7 6 (3.55%) CheckPoint
7 6 (3.55%) LANDesk
7 6 (3.55%) Veeam
8 5 (2.96%) Intel Security
8 5 (2.96%) Lotus
9 4 (2.37%) iManage
9 4 (2.37%) Palo Alto
9 4 (2.37%) WatchGuard
10 3 (1.78%) Adobe
10 3 (1.78%) Dell KACE
10 3 (1.78%) IBM
10 3 (1.78%) Kaspersky
11 2 (1.18%) Avaya
Lichfield
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £30000.00 per annum
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Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Warwickshire
MillsHill
Salary: £0 - £30,000 per year
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Warwick, Warwickshire
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Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
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