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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 110 103 146
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +43
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 116 111 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.07% 2.06% 1.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.07% 8.18% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 96 70 48
Average salary £26,500 £36,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.39% +1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £18,900 £18,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £50,000 £53,150
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £28,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -5.08%
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
1438 1357 1237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.66% 25.13% 25.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1250 1206 1060
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 23 September 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 September 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 +5 34 £28,728 -7.32% 10
Staffordshire +3 20 £25,500 +2.00% 1
Coventry -37 17 £27,500 -37.50% 1
Solihull -2 11 £24,500 +24.05% 1
Warwickshire +1 10 £31,500 -21.25%
Worcestershire +2 9 £18,000 -54.14% 1
Shropshire - 4 £16,875 - 1
Wolverhampton -1 2 £31,500 +1.61%
West Bromwich - 2 £37,500 -
Walsall -3 1 £20,000 -40.74%
Dudley -4 1 £29,462 -4.96%
Herefordshire - 1 - - 1
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 254 (100.00%) Windows
2 148 (58.27%) Microsoft
3 135 (53.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 106 (41.73%) Active Directory
5 104 (40.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 82 (32.28%) VMware
7 80 (31.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 75 (29.53%) Citrix
9 73 (28.74%) MCSE
9 73 (28.74%) MS Excel
10 72 (28.35%) Windows XP
11 65 (25.59%) MS Exchange
11 65 (25.59%) LAN
12 64 (25.20%) Windows 8
13 63 (24.80%) WAN
14 61 (24.02%) ITIL
15 60 (23.62%) VMware Infrastructure
16 58 (22.83%) MS Office
17 56 (22.05%) SQL Server
18 55 (21.65%) Windows Server 2012
19 50 (19.69%) SCCM
19 50 (19.69%) VPN
20 49 (19.29%) Finance
21 48 (18.90%) TCP/IP
22 47 (18.50%) DHCP
23 42 (16.54%) DNS
23 42 (16.54%) XenApp
24 41 (16.14%) Cisco
25 34 (13.39%) Telecoms
25 34 (13.39%) Blackberry

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 65 (25.59%) MS Exchange
2 32 (12.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 27 (10.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (10.24%) Exchange Server 2007
5 21 (8.27%) IIS
6 14 (5.51%) SharePoint
7 10 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (3.94%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (2.36%) Lync
9 3 (1.18%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.39%) GroupWise
10 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 73 (28.74%) MS Excel
2 58 (22.83%) MS Office
3 5 (1.97%) MS Project
4 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.39%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Exchequer
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.39%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.54%) Office 365
2 2 (0.79%) SaaS
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (25.59%) LAN
2 63 (24.80%) WAN
3 50 (19.69%) VPN
4 48 (18.90%) TCP/IP
5 47 (18.50%) DHCP
6 42 (16.54%) DNS
7 24 (9.45%) Firewall
8 23 (9.06%) SAN
9 22 (8.66%) VoIP
10 19 (7.48%) Internet
11 18 (7.09%) ADSL
12 15 (5.91%) 3G
13 14 (5.51%) Broadband
13 14 (5.51%) NetScaler
13 14 (5.51%) Wireless
14 7 (2.76%) Symposium
15 6 (2.36%) Wi-Fi
16 5 (1.97%) Ethernet
17 4 (1.57%) Nortel Meridian
17 4 (1.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (22.05%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (5.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (3.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (2.36%) MySQL
7 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.39%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.18%) MSI
2 1 (0.39%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.39%) RequisitePro
General
1 49 (19.29%) Finance
2 34 (13.39%) Telecoms
3 16 (6.30%) Retail
4 11 (4.33%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.94%) Law
6 5 (1.97%) Legal
7 2 (0.79%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.79%) Local Government
8 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Back Office
8 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.39%) Automotive
8 1 (0.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (35.83%) Analyst
2 39 (15.35%) Support Analyst
3 37 (14.57%) Service Analyst
3 37 (14.57%) Service Desk Analyst
4 24 (9.45%) Administrator
5 23 (9.06%) 2nd Line Support
5 23 (9.06%) Architect
6 20 (7.87%) Systems Administrator
6 20 (7.87%) IT Support
7 18 (7.09%) Consultant
7 18 (7.09%) Support Engineer
8 17 (6.69%) Desktop Support
9 13 (5.12%) Systems Engineer
10 11 (4.33%) Technical Architect
10 11 (4.33%) 1st Line Support
10 11 (4.33%) Desktop Engineer
11 9 (3.54%) Server Engineer
11 9 (3.54%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 9 (3.54%) 3rd Line Support
11 9 (3.54%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.33%) Application Packaging
2 8 (3.15%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (1.18%) OCX
4 2 (0.79%) HTML
4 2 (0.79%) .NET
4 2 (0.79%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.39%) XML
5 1 (0.39%) jQuery
5 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.39%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 34 (13.39%) Blackberry
2 18 (7.09%) PDA
3 11 (4.33%) Mathematics
4 10 (3.94%) Fat Client
4 10 (3.94%) Thin Client
5 9 (3.54%) Client/Server
5 9 (3.54%) Clustering
6 8 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.57%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.18%) NHS
8 3 (1.18%) Replication
8 3 (1.18%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.39%) Wiki
9 1 (0.39%) EPoS
9 1 (0.39%) Handset
9 1 (0.39%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 254 (100.00%) Windows
2 135 (53.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 80 (31.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 72 (28.35%) Windows XP
5 64 (25.20%) Windows 8
6 55 (21.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (4.72%) Linux
8 11 (4.33%) Android
9 4 (1.57%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (1.18%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.18%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.79%) UNIX
11 2 (0.79%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.79%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.79%) Debian
11 2 (0.79%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.39%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.39%) AIX
12 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (24.02%) ITIL
2 25 (9.84%) Project Management
3 24 (9.45%) Service Management
4 15 (5.91%) Asset Management
5 13 (5.12%) PRINCE2
6 12 (4.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (4.72%) Load Balancing
6 12 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (4.33%) Coaching
8 10 (3.94%) Business Development
8 10 (3.94%) Customer Engagement
9 9 (3.54%) Project Planning
10 8 (3.15%) Technical Analysis
11 7 (2.76%) Network Monitoring
12 6 (2.36%) Capacity Planning
13 5 (1.97%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (1.97%) ERP
14 4 (1.57%) Change Management
14 4 (1.57%) Migration
14 4 (1.57%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 30 (11.81%) SQL
2 14 (5.51%) VB
3 11 (4.33%) PowerShell
3 11 (4.33%) VBScript
4 2 (0.79%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.39%) Python
5 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.39%) C
5 1 (0.39%) C#
5 1 (0.39%) C++
5 1 (0.39%) COBOL
5 1 (0.39%) Java
5 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 104 (40.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 73 (28.74%) MCSE
3 26 (10.24%) MCP
4 24 (9.45%) MCSA
5 21 (8.27%) MCITP
5 21 (8.27%) Security Cleared
6 18 (7.09%) Degree
7 17 (6.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (5.12%) SC Cleared
9 9 (3.54%) Citrix Certification
10 8 (3.15%) CCA
10 8 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (2.36%) MCTS
11 6 (2.36%) CCEE
12 5 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (1.97%) CCNA
13 3 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 2 (0.79%) CCIA
14 2 (0.79%) HND
15 1 (0.39%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.24%) SLA
2 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.39%) COBIT
System Software
1 106 (41.73%) Active Directory
2 60 (23.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (16.54%) XenApp
4 29 (11.42%) Hyper-V
5 27 (10.63%) XenDesktop
6 13 (5.12%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (4.33%) vSphere
8 10 (3.94%) Terminal Services
9 5 (1.97%) VMware ESX
9 5 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.57%) VMware Server
10 4 (1.57%) XenServer
11 2 (0.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.79%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.39%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.39%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 50 (19.69%) SCCM
2 14 (5.51%) SCOM
3 7 (2.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (2.76%) AppDNA
3 7 (2.76%) XenMobile
4 6 (2.36%) WSUS
4 6 (2.36%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.57%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.18%) SCOrch
6 3 (1.18%) SCSM
6 3 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.18%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.79%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.39%) CORE IMPACT
8 1 (0.39%) Windows Intune
8 1 (0.39%) Nessus
Vendors
1 148 (58.27%) Microsoft
2 82 (32.28%) VMware
3 75 (29.53%) Citrix
4 41 (16.14%) Cisco
5 21 (8.27%) LANDesk
6 19 (7.48%) HP
7 17 (6.69%) AppSense
8 16 (6.30%) McAfee
9 14 (5.51%) Apple
10 13 (5.12%) Dell
11 12 (4.72%) Fujitsu
12 10 (3.94%) IBM
12 10 (3.94%) Symantec
13 9 (3.54%) NetApp
14 8 (3.15%) SolarWinds
15 7 (2.76%) Intel
16 5 (1.97%) Oracle
17 4 (1.57%) Nortel
18 3 (1.18%) Remedy
18 3 (1.18%) Lotus
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Starting Salary £20,000 rising to £21,500 after 6 months
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcestershire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Tamworth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago