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 July 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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 97 79 124
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +45
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 120 160 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.25% 2.89% 1.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.95% 11.54% 6.77%
Number of salaries quoted 87 100 69
Average salary £28,864 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.53% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,248 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,300 £52,450
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -
Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1096 1387 1167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.59% 25.06% 23.78%
Number of salaries quoted 954 1168 1046
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 July 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 July 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
(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 -7 39 £27,250 -31.87% 9
Coventry -34 23 £27,500 -38.20% 3
Warwickshire +20 13 £31,500 -14.86%
West Bromwich +3 11 £18,750 -27.88%
Solihull -15 10 £20,248 -34.68%
Staffordshire -3 9 £33,000 +46.66% 1
Shropshire +3 4 £40,000 +21.21% 1
Worcestershire 0 4 £17,000 -45.16% 2
Wolverhampton -5 3 £31,500 +1.61%
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £35,000 -
Walsall +3 1 £35,000 -6.66%
Dudley -6 1 £35,000 +12.90%
Bilston - 1 £35,000 -
Willenhall - 1 £35,000 -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 236 (100.00%) Windows
2 143 (60.59%) Microsoft
3 118 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 118 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 96 (40.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 82 (34.75%) Windows XP
6 79 (33.47%) VMware
7 77 (32.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 73 (30.93%) MCSE
9 72 (30.51%) Citrix
10 71 (30.08%) MS Excel
11 69 (29.24%) WAN
12 66 (27.97%) LAN
12 66 (27.97%) MS Exchange
13 61 (25.85%) Windows 8
14 60 (25.42%) VMware Infrastructure
15 59 (25.00%) SCCM
15 59 (25.00%) TCP/IP
16 57 (24.15%) VPN
17 53 (22.46%) SQL Server
18 50 (21.19%) Cisco
19 49 (20.76%) ITIL
20 48 (20.34%) MS Office
21 45 (19.07%) Finance
22 43 (18.22%) DHCP
23 42 (17.80%) XenApp
24 41 (17.37%) Windows Server 2012
25 37 (15.68%) DNS
26 36 (15.25%) Blackberry
27 34 (14.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 66 (27.97%) MS Exchange
2 34 (14.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 28 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 25 (10.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (8.05%) IIS
6 14 (5.93%) SharePoint
7 12 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (4.24%) SharePoint Server
8 10 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.27%) Lync
10 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2000
10 2 (0.85%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.42%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 71 (30.08%) MS Excel
2 48 (20.34%) MS Office
3 3 (1.27%) MS Project
4 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.42%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Exchequer
1 1 (0.42%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.08%) Office 365
2 2 (0.85%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (29.24%) WAN
2 66 (27.97%) LAN
3 59 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 57 (24.15%) VPN
5 43 (18.22%) DHCP
6 37 (15.68%) DNS
7 30 (12.71%) Firewall
8 24 (10.17%) Internet
9 20 (8.47%) VoIP
10 19 (8.05%) SAN
11 18 (7.63%) Wireless
12 17 (7.20%) ADSL
13 16 (6.78%) 3G
14 14 (5.93%) Broadband
15 13 (5.51%) NetScaler
16 10 (4.24%) Wi-Fi
16 10 (4.24%) MPLS
17 9 (3.81%) Ethernet
18 6 (2.54%) VLAN
19 5 (2.12%) Symposium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (22.46%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.51%) SQL Server 2005
2 13 (5.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.12%) MySQL
6 1 (0.42%) MS Access
6 1 (0.42%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 9 (3.81%) MSI
2 4 (1.69%) InstallShield
3 3 (1.27%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (0.42%) RequisitePro
4 1 (0.42%) AdminStudio
General
1 45 (19.07%) Finance
2 30 (12.71%) Telecoms
3 18 (7.63%) Retail
4 12 (5.08%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.39%) Legal
6 6 (2.54%) Law
7 2 (0.85%) Local Government
8 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.42%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 92 (38.98%) Analyst
2 43 (18.22%) Support Analyst
3 32 (13.56%) Service Analyst
3 32 (13.56%) Service Desk Analyst
4 24 (10.17%) Architect
5 23 (9.75%) 2nd Line Support
6 22 (9.32%) IT Support
7 21 (8.90%) Administrator
8 19 (8.05%) Support Engineer
9 18 (7.63%) Systems Administrator
10 17 (7.20%) Consultant
11 15 (6.36%) Desktop Support
12 13 (5.51%) 1st Line Support
12 13 (5.51%) Network Analyst
13 12 (5.08%) Technical Architect
13 12 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
14 10 (4.24%) IT Support Engineer
15 9 (3.81%) 1st Line Support Analyst
16 8 (3.39%) Implementation Specialist
16 8 (3.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.39%) Application Packaging
1 8 (3.39%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (1.27%) OCX
3 1 (0.42%) HTML
3 1 (0.42%) .NET
3 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.25%) Blackberry
2 18 (7.63%) PDA
3 10 (4.24%) Fat Client
3 10 (4.24%) Thin Client
4 8 (3.39%) Clustering
4 8 (3.39%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.97%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.54%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.12%) Replication
8 4 (1.69%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.27%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.42%) PMI
10 1 (0.42%) EPoS
10 1 (0.42%) NHS
10 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.42%) iPhone
10 1 (0.42%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 236 (100.00%) Windows
2 118 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 82 (34.75%) Windows XP
4 77 (32.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 61 (25.85%) Windows 8
6 41 (17.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (4.66%) Android
7 11 (4.66%) Linux
8 5 (2.12%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (1.27%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.27%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.85%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.42%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.42%) AIX
12 1 (0.42%) Debian
12 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.42%) UNIX
12 1 (0.42%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (20.76%) ITIL
2 26 (11.02%) Project Management
3 20 (8.47%) Service Management
4 18 (7.63%) Asset Management
5 16 (6.78%) PRINCE2
6 14 (5.93%) Load Balancing
7 12 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (4.66%) Customer Engagement
8 11 (4.66%) Business Development
9 9 (3.81%) Migration
9 9 (3.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (3.39%) Service Delivery
10 8 (3.39%) Project Planning
10 8 (3.39%) Technical Analysis
11 7 (2.97%) Network Monitoring
11 7 (2.97%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (2.97%) Network Management
12 6 (2.54%) Software Deployment
12 6 (2.54%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (2.12%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (14.41%) SQL
2 12 (5.08%) PowerShell
3 10 (4.24%) VB
4 7 (2.97%) VBScript
5 3 (1.27%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.42%) C
6 1 (0.42%) C#
6 1 (0.42%) Java
6 1 (0.42%) Python
6 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 96 (40.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 73 (30.93%) MCSE
3 33 (13.98%) MCP
4 25 (10.59%) Security Cleared
5 24 (10.17%) MCITP
6 19 (8.05%) Degree
6 19 (8.05%) MCSA
7 15 (6.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (4.24%) Citrix Certification
9 9 (3.81%) CCA
9 9 (3.81%) SC Cleared
10 8 (3.39%) CCEE
11 5 (2.12%) CCIA
12 4 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (1.69%) MCTS
13 3 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (1.27%) CCNA
14 1 (0.42%) HNC
14 1 (0.42%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.59%) SLA
2 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 118 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 60 (25.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (17.80%) XenApp
4 27 (11.44%) Hyper-V
5 24 (10.17%) XenDesktop
6 21 (8.90%) Microsoft App-V
7 13 (5.51%) vSphere
8 12 (5.08%) Terminal Services
9 6 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.69%) XenServer
11 3 (1.27%) VMware ESX
11 3 (1.27%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.42%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.42%) Nmap
13 1 (0.42%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 59 (25.00%) SCCM
2 16 (6.78%) SCOM
3 12 (5.08%) Backup Exec
4 10 (4.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (3.81%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (3.39%) XenMobile
7 6 (2.54%) WSUS
8 5 (2.12%) AppDNA
9 4 (1.69%) SCOrch
9 4 (1.69%) SCSM
9 4 (1.69%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.85%) SCDPM
11 1 (0.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.42%) CORE IMPACT
11 1 (0.42%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.42%) Nessus
Vendors
1 143 (60.59%) Microsoft
2 79 (33.47%) VMware
3 72 (30.51%) Citrix
4 50 (21.19%) Cisco
5 19 (8.05%) LANDesk
6 18 (7.63%) HP
6 18 (7.63%) AppSense
7 17 (7.20%) Apple
7 17 (7.20%) McAfee
8 15 (6.36%) Dell
9 13 (5.51%) Symantec
10 12 (5.08%) Fujitsu
11 10 (4.24%) Intel
12 9 (3.81%) NetApp
13 6 (2.54%) IBM
14 5 (2.12%) Kaspersky
15 4 (1.69%) Oracle
16 3 (1.27%) Adobe
16 3 (1.27%) Google
16 3 (1.27%) Remedy
Stafford, Staffordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Worcestershire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + 12 Month Fixed Term
Posted: 18 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Health & Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Accenture
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 8 days ago
Henley-In-Arden, West Midlands (County)
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Anthony Collins Solicitors
Posted: 26 days ago