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 17 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 98 101 130
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +29
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 113 98 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.29% 1.96% 1.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.24% 8.24% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 101 74 60
Average salary £25,250 £27,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.18% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,600 £45,100
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
1103 1189 1045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.38% 23.73% 22.29%
Number of salaries quoted 969 1010 936
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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 17 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 17 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 +11 50 £28,000 -10.40% 11
Solihull -4 12 £37,500 -1.31%
Worcestershire +8 10 £21,000 -17.64% 3
Coventry +17 9 £38,026 -7.25% 1
Warwickshire +4 9 £25,500 +2.00% 1
West Bromwich - 7 £18,500 - 1
Staffordshire -19 5 £25,000 - 1
Walsall +4 3 £20,000 -11.11%
Herefordshire -2 3 £21,000 -16.00%
Shropshire +1 2 £20,000 -66.66% 1
Halesowen - 2 £23,500 -
Tipton - 1 £20,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £20,000 - 1
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 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.

1 197 (100.00%) Windows
2 114 (57.87%) Microsoft
3 104 (52.79%) Active Directory
4 90 (45.69%) Windows XP
5 67 (34.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 60 (30.46%) WAN
6 60 (30.46%) MS Excel
7 55 (27.92%) MS Office
7 55 (27.92%) VMware
8 54 (27.41%) LAN
9 52 (26.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 52 (26.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 52 (26.40%) SCCM
10 44 (22.34%) VMware Infrastructure
11 42 (21.32%) MCSE
12 40 (20.30%) Windows 8
13 36 (18.27%) TCP/IP
14 35 (17.77%) Citrix
14 35 (17.77%) ITIL
15 33 (16.75%) SQL
15 33 (16.75%) VPN
15 33 (16.75%) MS Exchange
16 31 (15.74%) Firewall
17 29 (14.72%) SQL Server
18 26 (13.20%) Cisco
19 24 (12.18%) Microsoft App-V
19 24 (12.18%) Windows Server 2012
20 23 (11.68%) Finance
21 22 (11.17%) Blackberry
22 21 (10.66%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 33 (16.75%) MS Exchange
2 17 (8.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 14 (7.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (6.60%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (5.58%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (5.08%) SharePoint
7 9 (4.57%) IIS
8 6 (3.05%) Lync
9 4 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.02%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.02%) GroupWise
10 2 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 60 (30.46%) MS Excel
2 55 (27.92%) MS Office
3 4 (2.03%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.51%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.05%) assyst
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.08%) Office 365
2 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.02%) SaaS
2 2 (1.02%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 60 (30.46%) WAN
2 54 (27.41%) LAN
3 36 (18.27%) TCP/IP
4 33 (16.75%) VPN
5 31 (15.74%) Firewall
6 21 (10.66%) DHCP
7 19 (9.64%) DNS
8 16 (8.12%) Internet
8 16 (8.12%) Wireless
9 10 (5.08%) ADSL
10 9 (4.57%) SAN
10 9 (4.57%) MPLS
11 7 (3.55%) VoIP
11 7 (3.55%) NetScaler
12 6 (3.05%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (3.05%) Ethernet
13 5 (2.54%) 3G
14 4 (2.03%) SSL
14 4 (2.03%) SMTP
14 4 (2.03%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.72%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (4.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.03%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.02%) EDMS
5 2 (1.02%) MySQL
5 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.51%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 14 (7.11%) MSI
2 10 (5.08%) InstallShield
3 3 (1.52%) Wise Package Studio
4 2 (1.02%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.51%) AdminStudio
General
1 23 (11.68%) Finance
2 20 (10.15%) Telecoms
3 19 (9.64%) Retail
4 7 (3.55%) Legal
5 5 (2.54%) Automotive
6 2 (1.02%) Law
6 2 (1.02%) Front Office
6 2 (1.02%) Back Office
6 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.51%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 62 (31.47%) Analyst
2 34 (17.26%) Support Analyst
3 26 (13.20%) IT Support
4 25 (12.69%) Support Engineer
5 22 (11.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 21 (10.66%) Desktop Support
7 17 (8.63%) Service Analyst
7 17 (8.63%) Service Desk Analyst
8 16 (8.12%) Architect
9 14 (7.11%) 1st Line Support
10 11 (5.58%) Applications Support
10 11 (5.58%) Applications Packager
10 11 (5.58%) Consultant
11 10 (5.08%) Project Manager
11 10 (5.08%) Help Desk Support
11 10 (5.08%) Software Packager
12 9 (4.57%) Administrator
13 8 (4.06%) Systems Administrator
13 8 (4.06%) IT Support Analyst
13 8 (4.06%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.57%) Application Packaging
2 5 (2.54%) .NET
3 2 (1.02%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.02%) CSS
3 2 (1.02%) HTML
3 2 (1.02%) WinForms
4 1 (0.51%) XML
4 1 (0.51%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.17%) Blackberry
2 12 (6.09%) PDA
3 8 (4.06%) iPhone
3 8 (4.06%) iPad
4 6 (3.05%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (3.05%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.05%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.05%) Handset
5 5 (2.54%) Replication
5 5 (2.54%) Biometrics
5 5 (2.54%) Smartcard
6 4 (2.03%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.03%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.52%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.52%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.52%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.52%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.02%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.02%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 197 (100.00%) Windows
2 90 (45.69%) Windows XP
3 67 (34.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 52 (26.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 40 (20.30%) Windows 8
6 24 (12.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (5.58%) Android
8 10 (5.08%) Windows 2000
9 9 (4.57%) Windows 2000 Server
10 8 (4.06%) Apple iOS
10 8 (4.06%) Windows Phone
10 8 (4.06%) Windows Vista
11 6 (3.05%) Windows Phone 7
12 4 (2.03%) Linux
13 3 (1.52%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (17.77%) ITIL
2 17 (8.63%) Project Management
3 15 (7.61%) Service Management
4 13 (6.60%) Migration
5 10 (5.08%) Software Deployment
6 9 (4.57%) Asset Management
6 9 (4.57%) Service Delivery
6 9 (4.57%) Customer Engagement
7 8 (4.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (4.06%) PRINCE2
8 7 (3.55%) Business Development
9 6 (3.05%) Load Balancing
9 6 (3.05%) Integration Testing
9 6 (3.05%) Configuration Management
9 6 (3.05%) Mobile Device Management
9 6 (3.05%) Service Desk Management
10 5 (2.54%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (2.54%) Cyber Security
10 5 (2.54%) Network Management
10 5 (2.54%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (16.75%) SQL
2 10 (5.08%) VB
2 10 (5.08%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.55%) VBScript
4 5 (2.54%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.03%) C#
6 3 (1.52%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.02%) VB6
8 1 (0.51%) C
Qualifications
1 52 (26.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (21.32%) MCSE
3 20 (10.15%) MCP
4 19 (9.64%) Security Cleared
4 19 (9.64%) MCITP
5 17 (8.63%) Degree
6 8 (4.06%) CCA
6 8 (4.06%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (3.55%) CCEE
7 7 (3.55%) CCIA
8 5 (2.54%) MCSA
8 5 (2.54%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (2.03%) CCNA
9 4 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (2.03%) A+ Certification
10 3 (1.52%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (1.02%) VCAP
12 1 (0.51%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.61%) SLA
2 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 104 (52.79%) Active Directory
2 44 (22.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (12.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 18 (9.14%) XenApp
5 14 (7.11%) XenDesktop
6 12 (6.09%) Hyper-V
7 8 (4.06%) vSphere
8 6 (3.05%) VMware Server
8 6 (3.05%) Terminal Services
9 4 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.02%) XenServer
10 2 (1.02%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.02%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 52 (26.40%) SCCM
2 12 (6.09%) SCOM
3 9 (4.57%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (4.06%) Backup Exec
5 7 (3.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (2.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 5 (2.54%) SCVMM
7 3 (1.52%) MIMEsweeper
7 3 (1.52%) WSUS
7 3 (1.52%) SCDPM
7 3 (1.52%) SCOrch
7 3 (1.52%) SCSM
7 3 (1.52%) XenMobile
8 2 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.02%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 114 (57.87%) Microsoft
2 55 (27.92%) VMware
3 35 (17.77%) Citrix
4 26 (13.20%) Cisco
5 12 (6.09%) AppSense
6 9 (4.57%) Symantec
6 9 (4.57%) McAfee
6 9 (4.57%) Fujitsu
6 9 (4.57%) NetApp
7 8 (4.06%) Apple
7 8 (4.06%) HP
8 6 (3.05%) Intel
8 6 (3.05%) LANDesk
8 6 (3.05%) MobileIron
9 5 (2.54%) Becrypt
9 5 (2.54%) Dell
10 3 (1.52%) IBM
10 3 (1.52%) SAP
10 3 (1.52%) RightFax
10 3 (1.52%) Kaspersky
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: £27000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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JTL
Salary: £25,000
Posted: Yesterday
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Coal IT Services
Salary: From £20,000 to £21,000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + car allow+20%bonus+ben
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Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
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