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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 101 90 89
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 118 143 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.24% 2.71% 2.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.03% 12.77% 11.02%
Number of salaries quoted 84 110 94
Average salary £25,000 £28,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% -15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £60,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,780 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.04% -10.73%
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
1176 1120 1171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.29% 21.22% 23.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1048 993 988
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -43 31 £26,250 -4.54% 2
Solihull +19 27 £25,000 -33.33%
Coventry -11 13 £24,500 -30.00% 3
Worcestershire -3 11 £42,500 +102.38% 3
Staffordshire +17 10 £22,500 +2.27%
Wolverhampton +14 6 £23,000 -34.28%
Warwickshire -16 6 £19,000 -39.68% 1
Walsall +3 2 - -
Herefordshire +1 2 £21,220 +1.04%
Shropshire -5 2 £21,250 -46.87%
Halesowen 0 1 £29,000 +23.40%
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 247 (100.00%) Windows
2 126 (51.01%) Microsoft
3 122 (49.39%) Active Directory
4 96 (38.87%) MS Office
5 80 (32.39%) Citrix
6 76 (30.77%) MS Excel
6 76 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 72 (29.15%) VMware
8 63 (25.51%) MS Exchange
9 61 (24.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 58 (23.48%) Windows XP
11 53 (21.46%) VMware Infrastructure
12 51 (20.65%) ITIL
13 46 (18.62%) Windows 8
14 41 (16.60%) Security Cleared
15 40 (16.19%) XenApp
15 40 (16.19%) SQL
15 40 (16.19%) Service Delivery
16 38 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
17 37 (14.98%) DNS
18 36 (14.57%) Blackberry
18 36 (14.57%) Microsoft App-V
18 36 (14.57%) XenDesktop
19 35 (14.17%) SC Cleared
19 35 (14.17%) AppSense
19 35 (14.17%) SQL Server
20 34 (13.77%) DHCP
21 32 (12.96%) LAN
22 28 (11.34%) Exchange Server 2010
23 27 (10.93%) CCEE

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 63 (25.51%) MS Exchange
2 28 (11.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (7.29%) SharePoint
4 15 (6.07%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (5.26%) IIS
5 13 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (3.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (2.43%) WorkSite
7 6 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2000
8 4 (1.62%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.40%) Apache
9 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.40%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 96 (38.87%) MS Office
2 76 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.02%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.62%) MS Project
5 2 (0.81%) RoboHelp
5 2 (0.81%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (2.02%) Agresso
2 2 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.40%) Lawson
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.48%) Office 365
2 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.40%) Symantec.cloud
3 1 (0.40%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 37 (14.98%) DNS
2 34 (13.77%) DHCP
3 32 (12.96%) LAN
4 25 (10.12%) Wireless
5 23 (9.31%) WAN
6 22 (8.91%) VPN
7 18 (7.29%) TCP/IP
8 14 (5.67%) SAN
9 10 (4.05%) Internet
10 6 (2.43%) Firewall
10 6 (2.43%) VLAN
10 6 (2.43%) 3G
11 5 (2.02%) Intranet
12 4 (1.62%) FTP
12 4 (1.62%) MPLS
13 3 (1.21%) DSL
13 3 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (0.81%) VoIP
14 2 (0.81%) ADSL
14 2 (0.81%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (14.17%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.67%) MS Access
3 13 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.81%) JasperReports
6 2 (0.81%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.62%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.40%) Hudson
General
1 19 (7.69%) Law
2 15 (6.07%) Retail
2 15 (6.07%) Finance
3 14 (5.67%) Legal
4 7 (2.83%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.43%) Front Office
6 3 (1.21%) Marketing
6 3 (1.21%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.81%) Automotive
8 1 (0.40%) Local Government
8 1 (0.40%) Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Games
8 1 (0.40%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 85 (34.41%) Analyst
2 39 (15.79%) Support Engineer
2 39 (15.79%) IT Support
3 36 (14.57%) Architect
4 35 (14.17%) Citrix Architect
5 34 (13.77%) Support Analyst
6 33 (13.36%) Desktop Support
7 29 (11.74%) 2nd Line Support
8 26 (10.53%) Service Analyst
8 26 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
9 16 (6.48%) Support Team Leader
9 16 (6.48%) Team Leader
10 14 (5.67%) Desktop Team Leader
10 14 (5.67%) Help Desk Analyst
10 14 (5.67%) Desktop Support Team Leader
11 13 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
11 13 (5.26%) Administrator
12 12 (4.86%) Support Technician
12 12 (4.86%) IT Support Technician
12 12 (4.86%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.67%) .NET
2 7 (2.83%) HTML
3 3 (1.21%) HTML5
3 3 (1.21%) COM
3 3 (1.21%) XML
4 1 (0.40%) jQuery
4 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.40%) CSS
4 1 (0.40%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.40%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.57%) Blackberry
2 16 (6.48%) User Experience
3 10 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.24%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.83%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.43%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.43%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (2.02%) iSeries
7 5 (2.02%) AS400
8 4 (1.62%) Replication
8 4 (1.62%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.21%) EqualLogic
9 3 (1.21%) EPoS
9 3 (1.21%) NHS
9 3 (1.21%) Statistics
10 2 (0.81%) Tandem
10 2 (0.81%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.40%) iPhone
11 1 (0.40%) Wiki
11 1 (0.40%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 247 (100.00%) Windows
2 76 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 61 (24.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 58 (23.48%) Windows XP
5 46 (18.62%) Windows 8
6 38 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (5.67%) Linux
8 10 (4.05%) Windows Vista
9 7 (2.83%) Windows 2000
10 6 (2.43%) Android
11 4 (1.62%) UNIX
11 4 (1.62%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.62%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.81%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.81%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.40%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.40%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (20.65%) ITIL
2 40 (16.19%) Service Delivery
3 17 (6.88%) Time Management
4 9 (3.64%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (3.24%) Service Management
5 8 (3.24%) Problem Management
5 8 (3.24%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (2.83%) Line Management
6 7 (2.83%) CRM
7 6 (2.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (2.43%) Incident Management
7 6 (2.43%) Document Management
7 6 (2.43%) Mentoring
7 6 (2.43%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (2.02%) Manual Testing
8 5 (2.02%) Network Management
8 5 (2.02%) Web Design
9 4 (1.62%) Change Management
9 4 (1.62%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 40 (16.19%) SQL
2 12 (4.86%) C#
3 11 (4.45%) VBA
4 10 (4.05%) VB
5 9 (3.64%) PowerShell
6 8 (3.24%) C
7 7 (2.83%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.81%) Java
8 2 (0.81%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.40%) Perl
9 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (16.60%) Security Cleared
2 35 (14.17%) SC Cleared
3 27 (10.93%) CCEE
3 27 (10.93%) CCIA
3 27 (10.93%) CCA
3 27 (10.93%) Citrix Certification
4 26 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (8.10%) MCSE
6 12 (4.86%) MCITP
7 10 (4.05%) MCP
8 9 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (3.24%) MCTS
10 7 (2.83%) MCSA
10 7 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (2.83%) CCNA
11 6 (2.43%) A+ Certification
12 5 (2.02%) ISEB
13 3 (1.21%) Network+ Certification
14 2 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.91%) SLA
System Software
1 122 (49.39%) Active Directory
2 53 (21.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (16.19%) XenApp
4 36 (14.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 36 (14.57%) XenDesktop
5 13 (5.26%) Hyper-V
6 10 (4.05%) vSphere
7 7 (2.83%) Terminal Server
7 7 (2.83%) Terminal Services
8 5 (2.02%) VMware ESX
9 4 (1.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.81%) XenServer
11 1 (0.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (9.31%) SCCM
2 7 (2.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (2.43%) SCOM
4 2 (0.81%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.81%) WSUS
5 1 (0.40%) Sysprep
5 1 (0.40%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.40%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 126 (51.01%) Microsoft
2 80 (32.39%) Citrix
3 72 (29.15%) VMware
4 35 (14.17%) AppSense
5 27 (10.93%) Fujitsu
6 26 (10.53%) Cisco
7 17 (6.88%) Apple
8 12 (4.86%) LANDesk
9 7 (2.83%) Adobe
10 6 (2.43%) Interwoven
11 5 (2.02%) HP
12 4 (1.62%) Dell
12 4 (1.62%) IBM
13 3 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (1.21%) Symantec
14 2 (0.81%) EMC
14 2 (0.81%) SAP
14 2 (0.81%) Websense
14 2 (0.81%) Sage
14 2 (0.81%) Red Hat
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leamington Spa
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Salary: £22500 - £27000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 13 hours ago
Coventry
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Pertemps (Redditch Commercial)
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch
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Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 per annum
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