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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 127 133 122
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 112 96 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.92% 1.68% 1.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.58% 8.46% 8.46%
Number of salaries quoted 100 90 87
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,200 £18,700
10% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £37,500 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
% change year-on-year
+3.77% +0.95%
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
1169 1135 1289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.02% 19.83% 23.36%
Number of salaries quoted 965 994 1120
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -13 34 £26,349 -4.18% 5
Staffordshire +15 25 £23,000 +2.22% 1
Coventry +10 25 £22,500 -18.18% 4
Warwickshire +9 8 £25,250 -4.06%
Worcestershire +16 6 £23,500 +13.93%
Dudley -3 4 £27,500 -
Solihull - 3 £20,000 -
Sutton Coldfield -7 2 £21,500 -10.41% 1
Stourbridge - 2 £28,000 -
Walsall +2 1 £21,500 -
Wolverhampton -5 1 £33,500 +45.65%
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 235 (100.00%) Windows
2 143 (60.85%) Active Directory
3 118 (50.21%) Microsoft
4 92 (39.15%) Windows Server
5 81 (34.47%) MS Excel
6 78 (33.19%) MS Office
7 76 (32.34%) MS Exchange
8 70 (29.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 65 (27.66%) Windows 8
10 57 (24.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 57 (24.26%) ITIL
11 56 (23.83%) VMware
12 53 (22.55%) Cisco
12 53 (22.55%) Citrix
13 52 (22.13%) Windows 10
14 48 (20.43%) LAN
15 45 (19.15%) WAN
16 44 (18.72%) SQL
16 44 (18.72%) Exchange Server 2013
17 43 (18.30%) Exchange Server 2010
18 30 (12.77%) Degree
19 27 (11.49%) Finance
19 27 (11.49%) Windows XP
19 27 (11.49%) Windows Server 2003
20 26 (11.06%) Microsoft Certification
21 25 (10.64%) SQL Server
22 24 (10.21%) DNS
22 24 (10.21%) VMware Infrastructure
23 23 (9.79%) German Language
23 23 (9.79%) TCP/IP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 76 (32.34%) MS Exchange
2 44 (18.72%) Exchange Server 2013
3 43 (18.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (9.36%) SharePoint
5 19 (8.09%) Skype for Business
6 17 (7.23%) IIS
7 11 (4.68%) Tomcat
8 10 (4.26%) WebSphere
9 9 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (3.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (3.40%) JBoss
11 6 (2.55%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (2.55%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (1.28%) SAS
14 2 (0.85%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
15 1 (0.43%) Apache
15 1 (0.43%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 81 (34.47%) MS Excel
2 78 (33.19%) MS Office
3 5 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.43%) Pegasus Opera
2 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.94%) Office 365
2 8 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.28%) IaaS
3 3 (1.28%) PaaS
3 3 (1.28%) SaaS
4 2 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.43%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.43%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 48 (20.43%) LAN
2 45 (19.15%) WAN
3 24 (10.21%) DNS
4 23 (9.79%) DHCP
4 23 (9.79%) TCP/IP
5 20 (8.51%) Firewall
6 19 (8.09%) VPN
7 16 (6.81%) Wireless
8 14 (5.96%) VoIP
9 12 (5.11%) SAN
10 8 (3.40%) ADSL
11 6 (2.55%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (2.13%) Skype
13 4 (1.70%) Unified Communications
14 3 (1.28%) Internet
14 3 (1.28%) IPsec
14 3 (1.28%) iSCSI
14 3 (1.28%) Remote Desktop
14 3 (1.28%) SSL
14 3 (1.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.81%) MS Access
3 8 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.28%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.85%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.43%) DB2
6 1 (0.43%) MySQL
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.98%) QADirector
1 7 (2.98%) TestPartner
2 3 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.28%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.43%) Grunt
3 1 (0.43%) MSI
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
General
1 27 (11.49%) Finance
2 23 (9.79%) German Language
2 23 (9.79%) Retail
3 20 (8.51%) French Language
4 11 (4.68%) Legal
5 10 (4.26%) Law
5 10 (4.26%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.13%) Automotive
7 3 (1.28%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.85%) Banking
8 2 (0.85%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 78 (33.19%) Analyst
2 61 (25.96%) IT Support
3 50 (21.28%) Support Engineer
4 45 (19.15%) Support Analyst
5 42 (17.87%) IT Engineer
6 35 (14.89%) IT Analyst
7 29 (12.34%) IT Support Engineer
8 23 (9.79%) IT Support Analyst
9 21 (8.94%) Service Analyst
10 20 (8.51%) Service Desk Analyst
11 16 (6.81%) 1st Line Support
11 16 (6.81%) 3rd Line Support
12 14 (5.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 14 (5.96%) Help Desk Analyst
13 13 (5.53%) 2nd Line Support
13 13 (5.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 13 (5.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 12 (5.11%) Field Engineer
15 10 (4.26%) Technical Analyst
15 10 (4.26%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.81%) .NET
2 9 (3.83%) HTML
3 2 (0.85%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.85%) CSS
4 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.43%) COM
4 1 (0.43%) jQuery
4 1 (0.43%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.43%) Web Services
4 1 (0.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.36%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.96%) AS400
2 14 (5.96%) Blackberry
2 14 (5.96%) iSeries
3 11 (4.68%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.83%) Driving Licence
5 6 (2.55%) iPad
5 6 (2.55%) Tandem
6 5 (2.13%) Smartphone
7 4 (1.70%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.70%) Clustering
8 3 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.28%) EPoS
8 3 (1.28%) Handset
8 3 (1.28%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.28%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.85%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.85%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.85%) Replication
10 1 (0.43%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 235 (100.00%) Windows
2 92 (39.15%) Windows Server
3 70 (29.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 65 (27.66%) Windows 8
5 57 (24.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 52 (22.13%) Windows 10
7 27 (11.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (11.49%) Windows XP
8 15 (6.38%) Linux
8 15 (6.38%) Windows Vista
9 9 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.55%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.43%) Solaris
11 1 (0.43%) Unix
11 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (24.26%) ITIL
2 15 (6.38%) Network Monitoring
2 15 (6.38%) Project Management
3 13 (5.53%) Migration
4 10 (4.26%) Automated Testing
4 10 (4.26%) ERP
5 8 (3.40%) SDLC
5 8 (3.40%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (2.98%) Black-Box Testing
6 7 (2.98%) Performance Testing
6 7 (2.98%) Regression Testing
6 7 (2.98%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (2.98%) Software Testing
6 7 (2.98%) Test Planning
6 7 (2.98%) Test Scripting
7 6 (2.55%) Service Delivery
7 6 (2.55%) Ticket Management
8 5 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (2.13%) Incident Management
8 5 (2.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (18.72%) SQL
2 19 (8.09%) C#
3 18 (7.66%) VB
4 17 (7.23%) VBA
5 12 (5.11%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.70%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.28%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.28%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.85%) Java
9 1 (0.43%) Korn
9 1 (0.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (12.77%) Degree
2 26 (11.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (7.66%) MCSA
4 17 (7.23%) MCSE
5 10 (4.26%) ISEB
6 9 (3.83%) MCP
7 7 (2.98%) ISEB Practitioner
7 7 (2.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.13%) MCDST
8 5 (2.13%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.28%) CCNA
10 3 (1.28%) ISTQB
10 3 (1.28%) MCTS
10 3 (1.28%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.85%) MCITP
11 2 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.43%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.68%) SLA
2 7 (2.98%) QA
3 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 143 (60.85%) Active Directory
2 24 (10.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (9.36%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.40%) Terminal Services
5 6 (2.55%) XenApp
6 4 (1.70%) vSphere
7 3 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.85%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.43%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.43%) NFS
9 1 (0.43%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.43%) vCloud
9 1 (0.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (6.81%) SCCM
2 12 (5.11%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (1.70%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.28%) Cisco IPCC
4 3 (1.28%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.28%) Sysprep
5 2 (0.85%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.43%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.43%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.43%) Simpana
6 1 (0.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 118 (50.21%) Microsoft
2 56 (23.83%) VMware
3 53 (22.55%) Cisco
3 53 (22.55%) Citrix
4 18 (7.66%) HP
5 15 (6.38%) IBM
6 10 (4.26%) Red Hat
7 8 (3.40%) Dell
8 7 (2.98%) Sage
8 7 (2.98%) Veeam
9 6 (2.55%) Apple
9 6 (2.55%) Genesys
9 6 (2.55%) Wyse
9 6 (2.55%) Xerox
10 4 (1.70%) Veritas
11 3 (1.28%) arcserve
11 3 (1.28%) OpenText
11 3 (1.28%) Oracle
11 3 (1.28%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.28%) Symantec
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 65,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £17500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
LA International
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Met Police
Salary: £37,305 per annum plus £3,406 location allowance
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago