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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 82 121 150
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +29
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 152 81 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.03% 1.83% 1.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.01% 7.67% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 119 66 46
Average salary £25,375 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.41% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £20,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £26,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -18.46%
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
1266 1056 1215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.20% 23.88% 25.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1110 882 1075
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -4 41 £25,000 -16.66% 5
Coventry +4 25 £24,000 -22.58% 4
Staffordshire +15 22 £32,500 +58.53% 3
Warwickshire +8 21 £32,500 -18.75% 5
Worcestershire +17 17 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Solihull +7 10 £20,248 -37.69%
Shropshire -12 5 £30,500 +52.50%
Herefordshire -2 2 £19,500 -21.99%
Walsall -4 2 - -
Wolverhampton -7 2 £21,500 +7.50%
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 269 (100.00%) Windows
2 143 (53.16%) Microsoft
3 134 (49.81%) Active Directory
4 110 (40.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 108 (40.15%) MS Office
6 87 (32.34%) MS Excel
7 83 (30.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 68 (25.28%) Windows XP
9 57 (21.19%) ITIL
10 54 (20.07%) Windows 8
11 52 (19.33%) VMware
12 49 (18.22%) SQL
13 48 (17.84%) Windows Server 2012
14 47 (17.47%) MS Exchange
15 46 (17.10%) LAN
15 46 (17.10%) Microsoft Certification
16 43 (15.99%) Citrix
17 35 (13.01%) Finance
17 35 (13.01%) DNS
18 33 (12.27%) WAN
18 33 (12.27%) VMware Infrastructure
19 32 (11.90%) DHCP
20 30 (11.15%) MCSE
21 29 (10.78%) SCCM
22 28 (10.41%) SQL Server
22 28 (10.41%) Service Delivery
23 27 (10.04%) TCP/IP
24 26 (9.67%) SharePoint
25 25 (9.29%) Cisco
25 25 (9.29%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 47 (17.47%) MS Exchange
2 26 (9.67%) SharePoint
3 24 (8.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (4.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 11 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (2.97%) IIS
8 7 (2.60%) Lync
9 4 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.12%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.74%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.37%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.37%) Apache
12 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 108 (40.15%) MS Office
2 87 (32.34%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.49%) MS Project
4 2 (0.74%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.74%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.74%) RoboHelp
4 2 (0.74%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 10 (3.72%) Agresso
2 5 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.86%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.83%) Office 365
2 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.12%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.74%) IaaS
5 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (17.10%) LAN
2 35 (13.01%) DNS
3 33 (12.27%) WAN
4 32 (11.90%) DHCP
5 27 (10.04%) TCP/IP
6 25 (9.29%) Firewall
7 24 (8.92%) VPN
8 23 (8.55%) Internet
9 18 (6.69%) Wireless
10 16 (5.95%) SAN
11 14 (5.20%) VoIP
12 9 (3.35%) FTP
13 8 (2.97%) Intranet
13 8 (2.97%) Symposium
14 6 (2.23%) iSCSI
15 5 (1.86%) NetScaler
16 4 (1.49%) Network Security
16 4 (1.49%) Nortel Meridian
16 4 (1.49%) MPLS
16 4 (1.49%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.41%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.46%) MS Access
3 10 (3.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.23%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.74%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.37%) MySQL
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (13.01%) Finance
2 23 (8.55%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.95%) Law
4 12 (4.46%) Retail
5 10 (3.72%) Legal
6 4 (1.49%) Back Office
6 4 (1.49%) Marketing
7 3 (1.12%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.12%) Advertising
8 2 (0.74%) Automotive
8 2 (0.74%) Local Government
8 2 (0.74%) Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Games
9 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 96 (35.69%) Analyst
2 43 (15.99%) Support Analyst
3 32 (11.90%) Desktop Support
3 32 (11.90%) IT Support
4 31 (11.52%) Support Engineer
5 27 (10.04%) 2nd Line Support
6 25 (9.29%) Service Analyst
6 25 (9.29%) Service Desk Analyst
7 17 (6.32%) Administrator
8 16 (5.95%) Desktop Engineer
9 13 (4.83%) Help Desk Analyst
9 13 (4.83%) Desktop Analyst
10 12 (4.46%) Support Technician
10 12 (4.46%) Team Leader
10 12 (4.46%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 11 (4.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 11 (4.09%) IT Support Analyst
11 11 (4.09%) Consultant
12 10 (3.72%) 1st Line Support
12 10 (3.72%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.06%) .NET
2 12 (4.46%) HTML
3 5 (1.86%) ASP.NET
3 5 (1.86%) Application Packaging
4 4 (1.49%) jQuery
4 4 (1.49%) HTML5
4 4 (1.49%) EDIFACT
4 4 (1.49%) SOAP
5 3 (1.12%) XML
5 3 (1.12%) COM
6 2 (0.74%) CSS
7 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.92%) Blackberry
2 11 (4.09%) Client/Server
3 8 (2.97%) User Experience
4 6 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.86%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.49%) NHS
6 4 (1.49%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.49%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.12%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.12%) Handset
8 2 (0.74%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.74%) Clustering
8 2 (0.74%) Tandem
8 2 (0.74%) PDA
8 2 (0.74%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.74%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.74%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.37%) iPad
9 1 (0.37%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.37%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 269 (100.00%) Windows
2 110 (40.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 83 (30.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 68 (25.28%) Windows XP
5 54 (20.07%) Windows 8
6 48 (17.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.97%) Linux
7 8 (2.97%) UNIX
7 8 (2.97%) Windows Vista
8 7 (2.60%) Android
8 7 (2.60%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (1.86%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.12%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.12%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.74%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.74%) Debian
12 1 (0.37%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (21.19%) ITIL
2 28 (10.41%) Service Delivery
3 14 (5.20%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (5.20%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (3.72%) Time Management
4 10 (3.72%) Incident Management
5 8 (2.97%) Information Security
5 8 (2.97%) Project Management
5 8 (2.97%) Service Management
5 8 (2.97%) CRM
5 8 (2.97%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (2.23%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (2.23%) Change Management
7 5 (1.86%) PRINCE2
7 5 (1.86%) ERP
7 5 (1.86%) Logistics
7 5 (1.86%) Mentoring
7 5 (1.86%) Performance Management
8 4 (1.49%) Problem Management
8 4 (1.49%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 49 (18.22%) SQL
2 18 (6.69%) VB
3 16 (5.95%) C#
4 11 (4.09%) PowerShell
5 10 (3.72%) VBA
6 4 (1.49%) VBScript
6 4 (1.49%) VB.NET
6 4 (1.49%) C++
6 4 (1.49%) COBOL
6 4 (1.49%) PHP
7 3 (1.12%) C
8 2 (0.74%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.37%) Perl
9 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 46 (17.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (11.15%) MCSE
3 20 (7.43%) ITIL Certification
4 18 (6.69%) MCP
4 18 (6.69%) Security Cleared
5 14 (5.20%) MCSA
6 13 (4.83%) SC Cleared
7 10 (3.72%) MCITP
8 9 (3.35%) CCNA
8 9 (3.35%) Citrix Certification
8 9 (3.35%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (2.97%) CCA
10 6 (2.23%) MCTS
10 6 (2.23%) CCEE
11 5 (1.86%) Degree
12 4 (1.49%) CCIA
13 3 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.74%) HND
14 2 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.81%) SLA
2 3 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 134 (49.81%) Active Directory
2 33 (12.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (7.43%) Hyper-V
4 16 (5.95%) XenDesktop
5 12 (4.46%) XenApp
6 9 (3.35%) vSphere
6 9 (3.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (2.97%) Terminal Services
8 5 (1.86%) VMware ESX
9 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.12%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.37%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (10.78%) SCCM
2 4 (1.49%) NetBackup
2 4 (1.49%) WSUS
2 4 (1.49%) EdgeSight
3 3 (1.12%) XenMobile
4 2 (0.74%) Windows Intune
4 2 (0.74%) AppDNA
4 2 (0.74%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.74%) SCSM
4 2 (0.74%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.74%) SCOM
4 2 (0.74%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.37%) Plesk
5 1 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 143 (53.16%) Microsoft
2 52 (19.33%) VMware
3 43 (15.99%) Citrix
4 25 (9.29%) Cisco
5 17 (6.32%) Apple
6 12 (4.46%) AppSense
7 8 (2.97%) Fujitsu
7 8 (2.97%) Symantec
8 7 (2.60%) LANDesk
9 6 (2.23%) HP
9 6 (2.23%) Nortel
9 6 (2.23%) SolarWinds
10 5 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.86%) Avaya
10 5 (1.86%) Adobe
10 5 (1.86%) IBM
11 4 (1.49%) Progress
11 4 (1.49%) Mitel
11 4 (1.49%) Borland
12 3 (1.12%) Lotus
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Cititec
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
People Source
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car allowance & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25500.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits / Home Working / Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
DP Connect
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum + BUPA, Overtime Pay, 5% Matched Pension
Posted: 18 days ago