The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 93 102 125
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +23
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 116 104 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.33% 2.05% 1.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.39% 8.74% 6.10%
Number of salaries quoted 103 79 61
Average salary £25,250 £30,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.52% +21.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £19,117 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £45,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1116 1190 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.37% 23.42% 22.60%
Number of salaries quoted 979 1019 939
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows 7
England

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -1 52 £27,750 -11.90% 6
Solihull -7 12 £37,500 -1.31%
Coventry +17 10 £39,013 -4.84% 1
Worcestershire +11 10 £21,000 -17.64% 4
Warwickshire +7 10 £28,500 +14.00% 1
West Bromwich - 7 £18,500 -
Walsall +5 4 £20,000 -11.11%
Staffordshire -13 4 £23,500 -6.00% 1
Herefordshire -5 3 £21,000 -16.00%
Halesowen - 2 £23,500 -
Shropshire -3 1 £20,000 -66.66%
Wolverhampton - 1 £20,000 - 1
Tipton - 1 £20,500 -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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.

1 198 (100.00%) Windows
2 116 (58.59%) Microsoft
3 104 (52.53%) Active Directory
4 92 (46.46%) Windows XP
5 69 (34.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 60 (30.30%) WAN
6 60 (30.30%) MS Excel
7 59 (29.80%) VMware
8 55 (27.78%) MS Office
9 54 (27.27%) LAN
9 54 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 53 (26.77%) Microsoft Certification
10 53 (26.77%) SCCM
11 47 (23.74%) VMware Infrastructure
12 42 (21.21%) Windows 8
12 42 (21.21%) MCSE
13 38 (19.19%) TCP/IP
14 37 (18.69%) VPN
14 37 (18.69%) MS Exchange
14 37 (18.69%) Citrix
15 34 (17.17%) ITIL
15 34 (17.17%) SQL
16 31 (15.66%) SQL Server
16 31 (15.66%) Firewall
17 28 (14.14%) Cisco
18 26 (13.13%) Windows Server 2012
19 24 (12.12%) Microsoft App-V
20 23 (11.62%) Finance
20 23 (11.62%) DHCP
21 22 (11.11%) Blackberry

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 37 (18.69%) MS Exchange
2 17 (8.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 13 (6.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 13 (6.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 11 (5.56%) IIS
6 6 (3.03%) Lync
7 5 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.01%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.01%) GroupWise
9 2 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 60 (30.30%) MS Excel
2 55 (27.78%) MS Office
3 4 (2.02%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.51%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.03%) assyst
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.06%) Office 365
2 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.01%) SaaS
2 2 (1.01%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 60 (30.30%) WAN
2 54 (27.27%) LAN
3 38 (19.19%) TCP/IP
4 37 (18.69%) VPN
5 31 (15.66%) Firewall
6 23 (11.62%) DHCP
7 21 (10.61%) DNS
8 17 (8.59%) Wireless
9 16 (8.08%) Internet
10 11 (5.56%) SAN
10 11 (5.56%) ADSL
11 9 (4.55%) MPLS
12 8 (4.04%) NetScaler
13 7 (3.54%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (3.03%) VoIP
14 6 (3.03%) Ethernet
15 5 (2.53%) 3G
16 4 (2.02%) SSL
16 4 (2.02%) SMTP
16 4 (2.02%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.02%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.01%) EDMS
5 2 (1.01%) MySQL
5 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.51%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 14 (7.07%) MSI
2 10 (5.05%) InstallShield
3 3 (1.52%) Wise Package Studio
4 2 (1.01%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.51%) AdminStudio
General
1 23 (11.62%) Finance
2 20 (10.10%) Telecoms
3 19 (9.60%) Retail
4 7 (3.54%) Legal
5 5 (2.53%) Automotive
6 2 (1.01%) Law
6 2 (1.01%) Front Office
6 2 (1.01%) Back Office
6 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.51%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 62 (31.31%) Analyst
2 34 (17.17%) Support Analyst
3 26 (13.13%) IT Support
4 23 (11.62%) Support Engineer
5 22 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 20 (10.10%) Desktop Support
7 17 (8.59%) Architect
7 17 (8.59%) Service Analyst
7 17 (8.59%) Service Desk Analyst
8 14 (7.07%) 1st Line Support
9 11 (5.56%) Applications Packager
9 11 (5.56%) Applications Support
9 11 (5.56%) Administrator
9 11 (5.56%) Consultant
10 10 (5.05%) Systems Administrator
10 10 (5.05%) Project Manager
10 10 (5.05%) Software Packager
11 9 (4.55%) Help Desk Support
12 8 (4.04%) IT Support Analyst
12 8 (4.04%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.04%) Application Packaging
2 6 (3.03%) .NET
3 3 (1.52%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.52%) HTML
4 2 (1.01%) WinForms
4 2 (1.01%) CSS
5 1 (0.51%) XML
5 1 (0.51%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 12 (6.06%) PDA
3 8 (4.04%) iPhone
3 8 (4.04%) iPad
4 6 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.03%) Handset
5 5 (2.53%) Replication
5 5 (2.53%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (2.02%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.02%) Biometrics
6 4 (2.02%) Smartcard
7 3 (1.52%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.52%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.52%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.52%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.52%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.01%) EPoS
8 2 (1.01%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 198 (100.00%) Windows
2 92 (46.46%) Windows XP
3 69 (34.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 54 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 42 (21.21%) Windows 8
6 26 (13.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (6.06%) Android
8 10 (5.05%) Windows 2000 Server
8 10 (5.05%) Windows 2000
9 8 (4.04%) Windows Phone
9 8 (4.04%) Windows Vista
9 8 (4.04%) Apple iOS
10 6 (3.03%) Windows Phone 7
11 5 (2.53%) Linux
12 3 (1.52%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.51%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.51%) UNIX
13 1 (0.51%) AIX
13 1 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (17.17%) ITIL
2 17 (8.59%) Project Management
3 14 (7.07%) Service Management
4 12 (6.06%) Migration
5 9 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 9 (4.55%) Asset Management
5 9 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
5 9 (4.55%) Software Deployment
6 8 (4.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (4.04%) PRINCE2
7 7 (3.54%) Business Development
7 7 (3.54%) Load Balancing
8 6 (3.03%) Integration Testing
8 6 (3.03%) Configuration Management
8 6 (3.03%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (3.03%) Service Desk Management
9 5 (2.53%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (2.53%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (2.53%) Network Management
10 4 (2.02%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (17.17%) SQL
2 11 (5.56%) VB
3 10 (5.05%) PowerShell
4 7 (3.54%) VBScript
5 5 (2.53%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.02%) C#
7 3 (1.52%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.01%) C
8 2 (1.01%) VB6
9 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.51%) Python
9 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.51%) Java
Qualifications
1 53 (26.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (21.21%) MCSE
3 20 (10.10%) MCITP
3 20 (10.10%) Security Cleared
3 20 (10.10%) MCP
4 16 (8.08%) Degree
5 8 (4.04%) CCA
5 8 (4.04%) Citrix Certification
6 7 (3.54%) CCEE
6 7 (3.54%) CCIA
7 6 (3.03%) MCSA
7 6 (3.03%) SC Cleared
7 6 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.02%) CCNA
8 4 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.02%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.52%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.01%) VCAP
11 1 (0.51%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.58%) SLA
2 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 104 (52.53%) Active Directory
2 47 (23.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (12.12%) Microsoft App-V
4 18 (9.09%) XenApp
5 15 (7.58%) XenDesktop
6 12 (6.06%) Hyper-V
7 8 (4.04%) vSphere
8 7 (3.54%) Terminal Services
9 5 (2.53%) VMware Server
10 4 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (1.52%) XenServer
11 3 (1.52%) VMware ESX
11 3 (1.52%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.51%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 53 (26.77%) SCCM
2 12 (6.06%) SCOM
3 9 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (4.55%) Backup Exec
4 8 (4.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (2.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (2.53%) SCVMM
6 3 (1.52%) MIMEsweeper
6 3 (1.52%) WSUS
6 3 (1.52%) SCDPM
6 3 (1.52%) SCOrch
6 3 (1.52%) SCSM
6 3 (1.52%) XenMobile
6 3 (1.52%) AppDNA
7 2 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.51%) Nessus
8 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.51%) CORE IMPACT
8 1 (0.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 116 (58.59%) Microsoft
2 59 (29.80%) VMware
3 37 (18.69%) Citrix
4 28 (14.14%) Cisco
5 12 (6.06%) AppSense
6 11 (5.56%) HP
7 10 (5.05%) NetApp
7 10 (5.05%) Apple
7 10 (5.05%) Symantec
8 9 (4.55%) McAfee
8 9 (4.55%) Fujitsu
9 7 (3.54%) Intel
10 6 (3.03%) Dell
10 6 (3.03%) MobileIron
11 5 (2.53%) Becrypt
11 5 (2.53%) LANDesk
12 4 (2.02%) IBM
13 3 (1.52%) SAP
13 3 (1.52%) Kaspersky
13 3 (1.52%) Lumension
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Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + + bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + car allow+20%bonus+ben
Posted: Yesterday
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Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Austin Fraser
Salary: £27000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
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JTL
Salary: £25,000
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TechCare Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
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