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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 115 90 113
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +23
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 104 120 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.95% 2.45% 2.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.31% 10.93% 8.95%
Number of salaries quoted 58 103 79
Average salary £24,500 £26,750 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.41% -11.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,950 £18,650 £19,117
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £54,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.66%
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
1252 1098 1162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.43% 22.38% 23.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1089 963 994
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £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 28 April 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 28 April 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
Solihull +21 34 £25,000 -33.33%
Birmingham -35 28 £26,250 -5.40% 7
Staffordshire +5 13 £24,750 +5.31% 1
Coventry -10 10 £22,500 -52.63% 1
Worcestershire -9 8 £32,750 +55.95%
Warwickshire -17 3 £18,000 -42.85% 1
Shropshire -8 2 £21,250 +6.25% 1
Herefordshire +6 1 £20,000 -4.76%
Walsall -2 1 - -
West Bromwich -4 1 £9,000 -51.35%
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 259 (100.00%) Windows
2 133 (51.35%) Active Directory
3 131 (50.58%) Microsoft
4 101 (39.00%) MS Office
5 83 (32.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 81 (31.27%) MS Excel
7 77 (29.73%) Citrix
8 76 (29.34%) VMware
9 64 (24.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 56 (21.62%) MS Exchange
10 56 (21.62%) Windows XP
11 55 (21.24%) VMware Infrastructure
12 49 (18.92%) ITIL
13 46 (17.76%) SQL
14 45 (17.37%) Windows 8
15 43 (16.60%) Security Cleared
16 40 (15.44%) Service Delivery
17 39 (15.06%) XenApp
17 39 (15.06%) Windows Server 2012
18 37 (14.29%) XenDesktop
18 37 (14.29%) SC Cleared
18 37 (14.29%) DNS
19 36 (13.90%) Microsoft App-V
20 35 (13.51%) AppSense
20 35 (13.51%) Blackberry
20 35 (13.51%) SQL Server
21 34 (13.13%) DHCP
22 33 (12.74%) LAN
23 29 (11.20%) Citrix Certification
24 28 (10.81%) CCA

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 56 (21.62%) MS Exchange
2 27 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (8.49%) SharePoint
4 15 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (4.25%) IIS
7 10 (3.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2000
8 6 (2.32%) WorkSite
9 4 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.77%) Joomla!
11 2 (0.77%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.39%) Apache
12 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 101 (39.00%) MS Office
2 81 (31.27%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.93%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.54%) MS Project
5 2 (0.77%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.77%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.77%) RoboHelp
6 1 (0.39%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 12 (4.63%) Agresso
2 4 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.56%) Office 365
2 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.39%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.39%) Symantec.cloud
3 1 (0.39%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 37 (14.29%) DNS
2 34 (13.13%) DHCP
3 33 (12.74%) LAN
4 23 (8.88%) WAN
5 19 (7.34%) VPN
6 17 (6.56%) Wireless
7 15 (5.79%) TCP/IP
7 15 (5.79%) Internet
8 14 (5.41%) SAN
9 9 (3.47%) Firewall
10 8 (3.09%) Intranet
11 6 (2.32%) VLAN
11 6 (2.32%) 3G
12 4 (1.54%) MPLS
12 4 (1.54%) FTP
13 3 (1.16%) DSL
13 3 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (0.77%) IP Telephony
14 2 (0.77%) DMZ
14 2 (0.77%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.79%) MS Access
3 14 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (3.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (2.32%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.77%) JasperReports
8 2 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Visual Studio
1 2 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.39%) Hudson
General
1 20 (7.72%) Law
2 18 (6.95%) Finance
3 15 (5.79%) Legal
4 10 (3.86%) Retail
5 9 (3.47%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.54%) Marketing
7 3 (1.16%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.77%) Automotive
8 2 (0.77%) Banking
8 2 (0.77%) Local Government
9 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 86 (33.20%) Analyst
2 43 (16.60%) IT Support
3 36 (13.90%) Architect
4 35 (13.51%) Citrix Architect
5 34 (13.13%) Support Analyst
6 30 (11.58%) Support Engineer
7 29 (11.20%) Service Analyst
7 29 (11.20%) Service Desk Analyst
8 26 (10.04%) 2nd Line Support
9 24 (9.27%) Desktop Support
10 17 (6.56%) Team Leader
11 15 (5.79%) IT Support Technician
11 15 (5.79%) Support Technician
11 15 (5.79%) Support Team Leader
12 14 (5.41%) Desktop Support Team Leader
12 14 (5.41%) Desktop Team Leader
13 13 (5.02%) Help Desk Analyst
13 13 (5.02%) Administrator
14 12 (4.63%) IT Support Analyst
15 11 (4.25%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.02%) .NET
2 9 (3.47%) HTML
3 3 (1.16%) COM
3 3 (1.16%) SOAP
3 3 (1.16%) XML
3 3 (1.16%) EDIFACT
4 2 (0.77%) CSS
4 2 (0.77%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.77%) HTML5
5 1 (0.39%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.51%) Blackberry
2 16 (6.18%) User Experience
3 10 (3.86%) Client/Server
4 6 (2.32%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.93%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.93%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.16%) iSeries
6 3 (1.16%) EqualLogic
6 3 (1.16%) AS400
6 3 (1.16%) EPoS
6 3 (1.16%) Replication
6 3 (1.16%) Statistics
6 3 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.77%) Tandem
7 2 (0.77%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.77%) PDA
7 2 (0.77%) NHS
7 2 (0.77%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.39%) iPad
8 1 (0.39%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 259 (100.00%) Windows
2 83 (32.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (24.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 56 (21.62%) Windows XP
5 45 (17.37%) Windows 8
6 39 (15.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (3.47%) Linux
8 7 (2.70%) Windows 2000
8 7 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
8 7 (2.70%) Android
9 6 (2.32%) Windows Vista
10 4 (1.54%) UNIX
11 3 (1.16%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.77%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.77%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.39%) Debian
13 1 (0.39%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.39%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (18.92%) ITIL
2 40 (15.44%) Service Delivery
3 18 (6.95%) Time Management
4 10 (3.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (3.86%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (3.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (3.09%) Information Security
5 8 (3.09%) CRM
6 7 (2.70%) Service Management
6 7 (2.70%) Incident Management
6 7 (2.70%) Problem Management
7 6 (2.32%) Document Management
7 6 (2.32%) Line Management
7 6 (2.32%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (1.93%) Mentoring
8 5 (1.93%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (1.93%) Change Management
8 5 (1.93%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (1.54%) ERP
9 4 (1.54%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (17.76%) SQL
2 14 (5.41%) VB
3 10 (3.86%) C#
3 10 (3.86%) VBA
4 8 (3.09%) PowerShell
5 7 (2.70%) C
6 4 (1.54%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.16%) PHP
8 2 (0.77%) Java
9 1 (0.39%) Perl
9 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.39%) VBScript
9 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 43 (16.60%) Security Cleared
2 37 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 29 (11.20%) Citrix Certification
4 28 (10.81%) CCA
5 27 (10.42%) CCEE
5 27 (10.42%) CCIA
6 23 (8.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (6.18%) ITIL Certification
7 16 (6.18%) MCSE
8 10 (3.86%) MCP
8 10 (3.86%) MCITP
9 8 (3.09%) MCSA
10 5 (1.93%) MCTS
11 4 (1.54%) CCNA
11 4 (1.54%) ISEB
11 4 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.77%) Degree
12 2 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.77%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.95%) SLA
System Software
1 133 (51.35%) Active Directory
2 55 (21.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (15.06%) XenApp
4 37 (14.29%) XenDesktop
5 36 (13.90%) Microsoft App-V
6 13 (5.02%) Hyper-V
7 11 (4.25%) vSphere
8 8 (3.09%) Terminal Services
9 5 (1.93%) VMware ESX
10 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (1.16%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.77%) XenServer
13 1 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (8.88%) SCCM
2 5 (1.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (1.54%) SCOM
4 3 (1.16%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.16%) WSUS
5 1 (0.39%) Plesk
5 1 (0.39%) Sysprep
5 1 (0.39%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.39%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.39%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 131 (50.58%) Microsoft
2 77 (29.73%) Citrix
3 76 (29.34%) VMware
4 35 (13.51%) AppSense
5 27 (10.42%) Fujitsu
6 25 (9.65%) Cisco
7 18 (6.95%) Apple
8 11 (4.25%) LANDesk
9 8 (3.09%) Adobe
10 6 (2.32%) Interwoven
11 5 (1.93%) HP
12 4 (1.54%) Dell
12 4 (1.54%) Avaya
12 4 (1.54%) Symantec
13 3 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (1.16%) Mitel
13 3 (1.16%) IBM
13 3 (1.16%) Progress
14 2 (0.77%) SAP
14 2 (0.77%) Genesys
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Uttoxeter, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + on-call
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £19000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Start Your New Career Ltd
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Netcom Resourcing
Posted: 19 days ago