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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 127 108 96
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 92 109 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.63% 2.03% 2.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.33% 8.52% 8.71%
Number of salaries quoted 86 90 79
Average salary £25,000 £27,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -11.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,000 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £43,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% -7.14%
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
1104 1279 1377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.61% 23.84% 25.28%
Number of salaries quoted 971 1115 1206
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 August 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 August 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 +13 31 £27,500 -4.27% 3
Coventry -11 17 £27,500 - 2
Warwickshire +7 11 £26,320 -16.44%
Staffordshire -5 10 £22,500 -11.76%
Wolverhampton -4 8 £23,000 -26.98%
Worcestershire -6 4 £20,625 +17.85%
West Bromwich -8 3 £30,500 +7.96%
Shropshire -8 2 £25,000 +42.85%
Herefordshire +2 1 £24,500 -
Sutton Coldfield +1 1 £24,000 -31.42%
Dudley -1 1 £27,500 -6.65%
Brierley Hill - 1 £27,500 -
Walsall - 1 £21,500 -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 210 (100.00%) Windows
2 128 (60.95%) Microsoft
3 94 (44.76%) Active Directory
4 80 (38.10%) MS Office
5 75 (35.71%) MS Excel
6 68 (32.38%) Citrix
7 66 (31.43%) VMware
8 59 (28.10%) MS Exchange
9 58 (27.62%) Windows XP
10 55 (26.19%) Windows 8
11 54 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 52 (24.76%) Windows Server 2003
13 48 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
14 45 (21.43%) ITIL
15 42 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
16 32 (15.24%) SQL
16 32 (15.24%) XenApp
17 29 (13.81%) SLA
18 27 (12.86%) Cisco
18 27 (12.86%) Microsoft Certification
18 27 (12.86%) SQL Server
19 25 (11.90%) Security Cleared
20 24 (11.43%) VPN
21 23 (10.95%) DNS
21 23 (10.95%) SC Cleared
21 23 (10.95%) Microsoft App-V
21 23 (10.95%) AppSense
21 23 (10.95%) XenDesktop
22 22 (10.48%) Firewall
22 22 (10.48%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 59 (28.10%) MS Exchange
2 20 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (6.19%) IIS
4 12 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (2.86%) Lync
5 6 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2000
5 6 (2.86%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.86%) WorkSite
6 4 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.90%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (1.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.43%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 80 (38.10%) MS Office
2 75 (35.71%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.43%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.43%) MS Project
4 2 (0.95%) CATIA
5 1 (0.48%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Agresso
2 1 (0.48%) Lawson
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.90%) Office 365
2 1 (0.48%) Symantec.cloud
2 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.43%) VPN
2 23 (10.95%) DNS
3 22 (10.48%) WAN
3 22 (10.48%) DHCP
3 22 (10.48%) Firewall
4 21 (10.00%) LAN
4 21 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 18 (8.57%) Wireless
6 14 (6.67%) SAN
7 8 (3.81%) VoIP
8 7 (3.33%) Internet
9 6 (2.86%) 3G
9 6 (2.86%) VLAN
10 5 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.95%) Network Security
11 2 (0.95%) ADSL
11 2 (0.95%) DMZ
12 1 (0.48%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.48%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.48%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.86%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (4.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (1.43%) MS Access
3 3 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.95%) JasperReports
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.43%) MSI
2 3 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.95%) Hudson
General
1 19 (9.05%) Retail
2 17 (8.10%) Finance
3 11 (5.24%) Front Office
4 7 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.33%) Law
5 6 (2.86%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.43%) Legal
7 1 (0.48%) Automotive
7 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.48%) Back Office
7 1 (0.48%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 71 (33.81%) Analyst
2 40 (19.05%) Support Engineer
3 38 (18.10%) Support Analyst
4 29 (13.81%) IT Support
5 28 (13.33%) Desktop Support
6 24 (11.43%) Architect
7 23 (10.95%) Citrix Architect
8 20 (9.52%) Service Analyst
9 19 (9.05%) 2nd Line Support
9 19 (9.05%) Service Desk Analyst
10 17 (8.10%) Desktop Engineer
11 15 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 12 (5.71%) 1st Line Support
12 12 (5.71%) Administrator
13 11 (5.24%) Systems Support
14 10 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
15 9 (4.29%) Technical Analyst
15 9 (4.29%) IT Support Engineer
16 8 (3.81%) SQL DBA
16 8 (3.81%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.29%) HTML
1 9 (4.29%) .NET
2 6 (2.86%) HTML5
3 4 (1.90%) jQuery
4 2 (0.95%) CSS
4 2 (0.95%) Web Services
5 1 (0.48%) LAMP
5 1 (0.48%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.48%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.62%) Blackberry
2 11 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.29%) Client/Server
3 9 (4.29%) Replication
4 7 (3.33%) AS400
4 7 (3.33%) iSeries
5 6 (2.86%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.38%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.38%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.43%) User Experience
8 2 (0.95%) EPoS
8 2 (0.95%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.95%) Statistics
9 1 (0.48%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.48%) NHS
9 1 (0.48%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 210 (100.00%) Windows
2 58 (27.62%) Windows XP
3 55 (26.19%) Windows 8
4 54 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 52 (24.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 42 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (9.05%) Windows Vista
7 19 (9.05%) Linux
8 6 (2.86%) Windows 2000
8 6 (2.86%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.95%) Android
9 2 (0.95%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.48%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (21.43%) ITIL
2 15 (7.14%) Service Management
3 11 (5.24%) Service Delivery
4 9 (4.29%) CRM
4 9 (4.29%) Web Design
4 9 (4.29%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (3.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (3.33%) Software Deployment
6 7 (3.33%) Mentoring
7 6 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (2.86%) Document Management
7 6 (2.86%) Incident Management
7 6 (2.86%) Problem Management
8 5 (2.38%) Manual Testing
8 5 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (1.90%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (1.90%) Project Management
9 4 (1.90%) System Testing
9 4 (1.90%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (15.24%) SQL
2 10 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.86%) C
3 6 (2.86%) C#
4 4 (1.90%) VB
5 3 (1.43%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.95%) VBA
6 2 (0.95%) Java
6 2 (0.95%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.48%) VB6
7 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (12.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (11.90%) Security Cleared
3 23 (10.95%) SC Cleared
4 16 (7.62%) Citrix Certification
5 15 (7.14%) CCA
5 15 (7.14%) MCSE
5 15 (7.14%) CCEE
5 15 (7.14%) CCIA
6 9 (4.29%) MCP
6 9 (4.29%) MCTS
7 7 (3.33%) MCSA
8 6 (2.86%) MCITP
8 6 (2.86%) A+ Certification
9 5 (2.38%) CCNA
9 5 (2.38%) ISEB
9 5 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.43%) Degree
10 3 (1.43%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (13.81%) SLA
2 3 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 94 (44.76%) Active Directory
2 48 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (15.24%) XenApp
4 23 (10.95%) XenDesktop
4 23 (10.95%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (5.24%) Hyper-V
6 6 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.86%) Terminal Services
7 5 (2.38%) VMware ESX
7 5 (2.38%) Terminal Server
8 4 (1.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.95%) vSphere
9 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.95%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.48%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (3.33%) SCCM
2 5 (2.38%) SCOM
2 5 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.43%) WSUS
4 2 (0.95%) ARCserve
4 2 (0.95%) Sysprep
5 1 (0.48%) NetVault Backup
5 1 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 128 (60.95%) Microsoft
2 68 (32.38%) Citrix
3 66 (31.43%) VMware
4 27 (12.86%) Cisco
5 23 (10.95%) AppSense
6 18 (8.57%) HP
7 15 (7.14%) Fujitsu
8 12 (5.71%) LANDesk
8 12 (5.71%) Apple
9 11 (5.24%) Dell
10 7 (3.33%) IBM
11 6 (2.86%) Interwoven
12 4 (1.90%) Wyse
12 4 (1.90%) McAfee
13 3 (1.43%) CheckPoint
13 3 (1.43%) NetApp
13 3 (1.43%) Lotus
13 3 (1.43%) Adobe
14 2 (0.95%) EMC
14 2 (0.95%) Intel
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