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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 110 92 137
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +45
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 106 120 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.94% 2.20% 1.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.13% 8.68% 4.97%
Number of salaries quoted 89 79 45
Average salary £28,114 £31,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.30% -13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £21,200 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £50,000 £53,800
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
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
1304 1382 1148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.91% 25.33% 23.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1132 1212 995
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 £23,500 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,350 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -4 28 £28,728 -28.18% 8
Staffordshire -2 18 £25,500 +2.00% 2
Coventry -29 15 £27,500 -33.73% 1
Solihull -7 11 £23,500 -10.47%
Warwickshire +13 8 £31,500 -
Worcestershire -5 7 £17,500 -43.54% 1
Shropshire - 5 £17,500 -
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £35,000 -
West Bromwich - 3 £28,250 -
Wolverhampton +2 2 £31,500 +1.61%
Dudley -1 1 £29,462 -4.96%
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 252 (100.00%) Windows
2 146 (57.94%) Microsoft
3 133 (52.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 112 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 100 (39.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 88 (34.92%) VMware
7 83 (32.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 83 (32.94%) Citrix
8 73 (28.97%) Windows XP
8 73 (28.97%) MS Excel
9 72 (28.57%) MCSE
10 68 (26.98%) MS Exchange
11 66 (26.19%) LAN
12 65 (25.79%) WAN
12 65 (25.79%) VMware Infrastructure
13 63 (25.00%) Windows 8
14 60 (23.81%) ITIL
15 56 (22.22%) SQL Server
15 56 (22.22%) TCP/IP
15 56 (22.22%) VPN
16 55 (21.83%) SCCM
17 53 (21.03%) MS Office
18 51 (20.24%) DHCP
19 49 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
20 48 (19.05%) Cisco
21 47 (18.65%) Finance
22 45 (17.86%) DNS
23 44 (17.46%) XenApp
24 36 (14.29%) Blackberry
25 34 (13.49%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 68 (26.98%) MS Exchange
2 32 (12.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 28 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (7.94%) IIS
6 15 (5.95%) SharePoint
7 10 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (3.97%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (2.38%) Lync
9 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (0.79%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.79%) GroupWise
10 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 73 (28.97%) MS Excel
2 53 (21.03%) MS Office
3 2 (0.79%) MS Project
4 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.40%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Exchequer
1 1 (0.40%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.37%) Office 365
2 2 (0.79%) SaaS
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 66 (26.19%) LAN
2 65 (25.79%) WAN
3 56 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 56 (22.22%) VPN
4 51 (20.24%) DHCP
5 45 (17.86%) DNS
6 27 (10.71%) Firewall
7 23 (9.13%) SAN
8 19 (7.54%) VoIP
9 18 (7.14%) ADSL
9 18 (7.14%) Internet
10 16 (6.35%) 3G
10 16 (6.35%) Wireless
11 15 (5.95%) NetScaler
12 14 (5.56%) Broadband
13 9 (3.57%) Ethernet
13 9 (3.57%) MPLS
14 7 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (2.38%) VLAN
16 5 (1.98%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (3.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.98%) MySQL
7 1 (0.40%) MS Access
7 1 (0.40%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 6 (2.38%) MSI
2 1 (0.40%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.40%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.40%) RequisitePro
General
1 47 (18.65%) Finance
2 33 (13.10%) Telecoms
3 16 (6.35%) Retail
4 11 (4.37%) Manufacturing
5 9 (3.57%) Law
6 6 (2.38%) Legal
7 2 (0.79%) Local Government
8 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.40%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 90 (35.71%) Analyst
2 40 (15.87%) Support Analyst
3 35 (13.89%) Service Analyst
3 35 (13.89%) Service Desk Analyst
4 24 (9.52%) Administrator
4 24 (9.52%) Architect
5 23 (9.13%) 2nd Line Support
6 21 (8.33%) IT Support
7 20 (7.94%) Systems Administrator
8 19 (7.54%) Consultant
8 19 (7.54%) Support Engineer
9 14 (5.56%) Desktop Support
10 13 (5.16%) Systems Engineer
10 13 (5.16%) Network Analyst
11 12 (4.76%) Technical Architect
12 11 (4.37%) 1st Line Support
13 9 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
13 9 (3.57%) Server Engineer
14 8 (3.17%) Citrix Consultant
14 8 (3.17%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.17%) Application Packaging
1 8 (3.17%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (1.19%) OCX
3 2 (0.79%) HTML
3 2 (0.79%) .NET
3 2 (0.79%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.40%) jQuery
4 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.40%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 18 (7.14%) PDA
3 10 (3.97%) Mathematics
3 10 (3.97%) Fat Client
3 10 (3.97%) Thin Client
4 9 (3.57%) Clustering
4 9 (3.57%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.98%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.98%) Replication
6 3 (1.19%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.40%) iPhone
7 1 (0.40%) iPad
7 1 (0.40%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.40%) PMI
7 1 (0.40%) EPoS
7 1 (0.40%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 252 (100.00%) Windows
2 133 (52.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 83 (32.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 73 (28.97%) Windows XP
5 63 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 49 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (4.76%) Android
7 12 (4.76%) Linux
8 3 (1.19%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.19%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.79%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.79%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.79%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.40%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.40%) AIX
10 1 (0.40%) Debian
10 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.40%) UNIX
10 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (23.81%) ITIL
2 26 (10.32%) Project Management
3 23 (9.13%) Service Management
4 18 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 14 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 14 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 13 (5.16%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (4.37%) Business Development
7 11 (4.37%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (4.37%) Customer Engagement
8 8 (3.17%) Project Planning
8 8 (3.17%) Technical Analysis
9 7 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (2.78%) Service Delivery
10 6 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (1.98%) Network Management
11 5 (1.98%) Software Deployment
11 5 (1.98%) Network Monitoring
12 4 (1.59%) Kalman Filter
12 4 (1.59%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (13.49%) SQL
2 15 (5.95%) PowerShell
3 14 (5.56%) VB
4 11 (4.37%) VBScript
5 2 (0.79%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.40%) C
6 1 (0.40%) C#
6 1 (0.40%) Java
6 1 (0.40%) Python
6 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 100 (39.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 72 (28.57%) MCSE
3 26 (10.32%) MCP
3 26 (10.32%) Security Cleared
4 23 (9.13%) MCITP
4 23 (9.13%) MCSA
5 19 (7.54%) Degree
6 16 (6.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (5.16%) SC Cleared
8 9 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
9 8 (3.17%) CCA
10 6 (2.38%) CCEE
11 5 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.59%) MCTS
13 3 (1.19%) CCIA
13 3 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (1.19%) CCNA
14 2 (0.79%) HND
15 1 (0.40%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.32%) SLA
2 1 (0.40%) COBIT
2 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 112 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 65 (25.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (17.46%) XenApp
4 31 (12.30%) Hyper-V
5 28 (11.11%) XenDesktop
6 16 (6.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 14 (5.56%) vSphere
8 11 (4.37%) Terminal Services
9 6 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.59%) VMware Server
10 4 (1.59%) XenServer
10 4 (1.59%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.79%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.40%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.40%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 55 (21.83%) SCCM
2 15 (5.95%) SCOM
3 9 (3.57%) Backup Exec
4 8 (3.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (3.17%) WSUS
4 8 (3.17%) XenMobile
5 7 (2.78%) AppDNA
6 6 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.59%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.19%) SCVMM
8 3 (1.19%) SCOrch
8 3 (1.19%) SCSM
9 2 (0.79%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.40%) CORE IMPACT
10 1 (0.40%) Nessus
Vendors
1 146 (57.94%) Microsoft
2 88 (34.92%) VMware
3 83 (32.94%) Citrix
4 48 (19.05%) Cisco
5 22 (8.73%) HP
5 22 (8.73%) LANDesk
6 20 (7.94%) AppSense
7 17 (6.75%) McAfee
8 15 (5.95%) Apple
9 13 (5.16%) Symantec
9 13 (5.16%) Fujitsu
9 13 (5.16%) Dell
10 11 (4.37%) NetApp
11 9 (3.57%) IBM
12 8 (3.17%) Intel
12 8 (3.17%) SolarWinds
13 5 (1.98%) Kaspersky
14 4 (1.59%) Remedy
14 4 (1.59%) Oracle
15 3 (1.19%) Adobe
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JLL
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago