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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 114 98 81
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -17
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 114 133 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.96% 2.46% 2.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.40% 12.08% 11.88%
Number of salaries quoted 92 98 102
Average salary £25,000 £29,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.79% -12.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,200 £19,400 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,900 £62,500 £49,700
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £26,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.88% -11.66%
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
1213 1101 1322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.85% 20.38% 24.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1074 956 1108
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -21 34 £27,500 +0.91% 5
Solihull +12 16 £25,000 +14.29%
Coventry -21 12 £25,000 -20.00% 7
Worcestershire +3 11 £42,750 +55.45% 1
Staffordshire +12 9 £22,500 -11.76% 4
Warwickshire -20 9 £24,750 -21.42%
Wolverhampton +11 7 £23,000 -30.82%
Shropshire -8 4 £23,250 -41.87%
Dudley +4 1 £27,500 -21.42%
Walsall +3 1 - -
Halesowen -1 1 £29,000 +23.40%
Herefordshire - 1 £22,440 -
Brierley Hill - 1 £27,500 -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 222 (100.00%) Windows
2 118 (53.15%) Microsoft
3 103 (46.40%) Active Directory
4 85 (38.29%) Citrix
5 83 (37.39%) MS Office
6 77 (34.68%) MS Excel
7 66 (29.73%) VMware
8 60 (27.03%) MS Exchange
8 60 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 55 (24.77%) Windows XP
10 52 (23.42%) VMware Infrastructure
11 50 (22.52%) Windows 8
12 49 (22.07%) Windows Server 2003
13 45 (20.27%) ITIL
14 40 (18.02%) XenApp
15 36 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
16 35 (15.77%) Security Cleared
17 34 (15.32%) XenDesktop
17 34 (15.32%) Microsoft App-V
18 33 (14.86%) AppSense
18 33 (14.86%) SQL
18 33 (14.86%) SC Cleared
19 32 (14.41%) SQL Server
20 30 (13.51%) Blackberry
21 28 (12.61%) DNS
22 26 (11.71%) Microsoft Certification
22 26 (11.71%) Cisco
22 26 (11.71%) DHCP
23 25 (11.26%) Service Delivery
23 25 (11.26%) Fujitsu

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 60 (27.03%) MS Exchange
2 24 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (6.76%) IIS
4 13 (5.86%) SharePoint
5 12 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (3.15%) WorkSite
6 7 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2000
7 6 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.80%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.45%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 83 (37.39%) MS Office
2 77 (34.68%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.25%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.80%) MS Project
5 3 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.45%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.45%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Agresso
1 2 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.45%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.05%) Office 365
2 1 (0.45%) Symantec.cloud
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 28 (12.61%) DNS
2 26 (11.71%) DHCP
3 25 (11.26%) VPN
4 22 (9.91%) LAN
5 20 (9.01%) WAN
5 20 (9.01%) TCP/IP
6 18 (8.11%) Wireless
7 12 (5.41%) SAN
8 10 (4.50%) Internet
9 9 (4.05%) Firewall
10 7 (3.15%) 3G
11 5 (2.25%) VLAN
12 2 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.90%) DMZ
12 2 (0.90%) Intranet
12 2 (0.90%) FTP
12 2 (0.90%) ADSL
12 2 (0.90%) VoIP
13 1 (0.45%) Ethernet
13 1 (0.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (14.41%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (4.05%) MS Access
3 9 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (3.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.90%) JasperReports
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (2.70%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.45%) Hudson
General
1 18 (8.11%) Law
2 16 (7.21%) Finance
2 16 (7.21%) Retail
3 12 (5.41%) Legal
4 6 (2.70%) Front Office
5 5 (2.25%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.35%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.45%) Advertising
7 1 (0.45%) Games
7 1 (0.45%) Automotive
7 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 77 (34.68%) Analyst
2 34 (15.32%) Architect
3 33 (14.86%) Citrix Architect
4 31 (13.96%) IT Support
4 31 (13.96%) Support Engineer
5 30 (13.51%) Support Analyst
6 27 (12.16%) Desktop Support
7 26 (11.71%) Service Analyst
7 26 (11.71%) Service Desk Analyst
8 22 (9.91%) 2nd Line Support
9 13 (5.86%) Team Leader
9 13 (5.86%) Support Team Leader
10 12 (5.41%) Help Desk Analyst
10 12 (5.41%) Desktop Engineer
11 11 (4.95%) 1st Line Support
11 11 (4.95%) Consultant
12 10 (4.50%) Technical Support
12 10 (4.50%) Administrator
12 10 (4.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 9 (4.05%) Desktop Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.86%) .NET
2 8 (3.60%) HTML
3 5 (2.25%) HTML5
4 3 (1.35%) jQuery
5 2 (0.90%) XML
6 1 (0.45%) LAMP
6 1 (0.45%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.45%) COM
6 1 (0.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.51%) Blackberry
2 11 (4.95%) User Experience
3 9 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.15%) iSeries
4 7 (3.15%) AS400
5 6 (2.70%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.25%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.25%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.80%) Replication
8 3 (1.35%) EPoS
8 3 (1.35%) NHS
8 3 (1.35%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.90%) Statistics
10 1 (0.45%) Wiki
10 1 (0.45%) PDA
10 1 (0.45%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.45%) iPhone
10 1 (0.45%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 222 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (24.77%) Windows XP
4 50 (22.52%) Windows 8
5 49 (22.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 36 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (8.11%) Windows Vista
8 12 (5.41%) Linux
9 8 (3.60%) Windows 2000
10 6 (2.70%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.80%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (1.35%) Android
13 2 (0.90%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.90%) UNIX
14 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.45%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (20.27%) ITIL
2 25 (11.26%) Service Delivery
3 12 (5.41%) Time Management
4 10 (4.50%) Service Management
4 10 (4.50%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (4.05%) CRM
6 8 (3.60%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (3.60%) Mentoring
7 7 (3.15%) Line Management
7 7 (3.15%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (3.15%) Problem Management
7 7 (3.15%) Document Management
8 6 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (2.25%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (2.25%) Incident Management
9 5 (2.25%) Manual Testing
9 5 (2.25%) Web Design
10 4 (1.80%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (1.35%) MVC
11 3 (1.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 33 (14.86%) SQL
2 10 (4.50%) C#
3 7 (3.15%) VBA
3 7 (3.15%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.15%) C
4 6 (2.70%) VB
5 5 (2.25%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.90%) Java
6 2 (0.90%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (15.77%) Security Cleared
2 33 (14.86%) SC Cleared
3 26 (11.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (11.26%) CCA
4 25 (11.26%) Citrix Certification
4 25 (11.26%) CCEE
4 25 (11.26%) CCIA
5 20 (9.01%) MCSE
6 11 (4.95%) MCITP
7 10 (4.50%) MCP
8 8 (3.60%) MCTS
9 7 (3.15%) MCSA
9 7 (3.15%) CCNA
9 7 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (2.70%) A+ Certification
11 5 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (2.25%) ISEB
12 3 (1.35%) Network+ Certification
13 2 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (11.26%) SLA
System Software
1 103 (46.40%) Active Directory
2 52 (23.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (18.02%) XenApp
4 34 (15.32%) XenDesktop
4 34 (15.32%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (4.50%) Terminal Services
6 8 (3.60%) vSphere
6 8 (3.60%) Hyper-V
7 7 (3.15%) Terminal Server
8 5 (2.25%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.90%) MetaFrame
9 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.45%) XenServer
10 1 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (7.21%) SCCM
2 6 (2.70%) SCOM
2 6 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.45%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.45%) WSUS
3 1 (0.45%) Sysprep
3 1 (0.45%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.45%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 118 (53.15%) Microsoft
2 85 (38.29%) Citrix
3 66 (29.73%) VMware
4 33 (14.86%) AppSense
5 26 (11.71%) Cisco
6 25 (11.26%) Fujitsu
7 16 (7.21%) Apple
8 11 (4.95%) LANDesk
9 10 (4.50%) HP
10 8 (3.60%) Dell
11 7 (3.15%) Interwoven
12 6 (2.70%) IBM
13 5 (2.25%) Adobe
14 3 (1.35%) Wyse
15 2 (0.90%) Symantec
15 2 (0.90%) Barracuda Networks
15 2 (0.90%) EMC
15 2 (0.90%) Intel
15 2 (0.90%) Sage
15 2 (0.90%) CheckPoint
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Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Pension + Health
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