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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 131 118 99
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -19
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 112 106 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.79% 1.99% 2.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.00% 8.48% 10.93%
Number of salaries quoted 92 61 103
Average salary £28,000 £25,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,200 £18,650
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year
+3.77% -
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
1245 1250 1098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.93% 23.43% 22.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1039 1088 967
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 0 45 £26,198 -0.20% 8
Coventry +18 23 £28,750 +27.77% 2
Staffordshire +7 13 £35,000 +41.41% 3
Warwickshire -3 13 £30,000 +62.16% 5
Walsall -4 4 £22,750 -
Shropshire -12 4 £27,500 +29.41%
Worcestershire -10 3 £36,819 -11.27%
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £22,000 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £36,000 - 1
Solihull -12 1 £21,500 -14.00%
Brierley Hill - 1 £27,500 -
Halesowen - 1 £30,000 - 1
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 178 (100.00%) Windows
2 112 (62.92%) Active Directory
3 97 (54.49%) Microsoft
4 82 (46.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 78 (43.82%) Windows Server
6 66 (37.08%) MS Excel
7 65 (36.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 64 (35.96%) MS Office
9 63 (35.39%) Windows 8
10 57 (32.02%) MS Exchange
11 56 (31.46%) VMware
12 48 (26.97%) Citrix
13 43 (24.16%) Cisco
14 42 (23.60%) Exchange Server 2010
15 39 (21.91%) Windows XP
16 32 (17.98%) TCP/IP
16 32 (17.98%) Windows 10
17 31 (17.42%) DHCP
17 31 (17.42%) ITIL
18 29 (16.29%) LAN
19 25 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2013
20 22 (12.36%) WAN
20 22 (12.36%) Windows Server 2003
21 21 (11.80%) Firewall
22 20 (11.24%) Finance
22 20 (11.24%) SQL
23 19 (10.67%) SCCM
23 19 (10.67%) Manufacturing
24 18 (10.11%) SharePoint
24 18 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 57 (32.02%) MS Exchange
2 42 (23.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (10.11%) SharePoint
5 8 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (3.93%) Skype for Business
7 6 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.81%) IIS
8 5 (2.81%) Tomcat
9 4 (2.25%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (2.25%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.69%) Moodle
10 3 (1.69%) SugarCRM
11 2 (1.12%) JBoss
11 2 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.56%) Apache
12 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.56%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 66 (37.08%) MS Excel
2 64 (35.96%) MS Office
3 3 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.12%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.56%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.87%) Office 365
2 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.12%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.56%) IaaS
4 1 (0.56%) PaaS
4 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (17.98%) TCP/IP
2 31 (17.42%) DHCP
3 29 (16.29%) LAN
4 22 (12.36%) WAN
5 21 (11.80%) Firewall
6 17 (9.55%) DNS
7 16 (8.99%) VPN
8 13 (7.30%) VoIP
9 11 (6.18%) Wireless
10 10 (5.62%) SAN
11 4 (2.25%) Asterisk PBX
11 4 (2.25%) Ethernet
11 4 (2.25%) Network Security
11 4 (2.25%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (1.69%) Internet
12 3 (1.69%) IP Telephony
13 2 (1.12%) Cisco IPT
14 1 (0.56%) iSCSI
14 1 (0.56%) VLAN
14 1 (0.56%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.99%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.37%) MS Access
3 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.12%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.56%) DB2
5 1 (0.56%) MySQL
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (6.18%) Visual Studio
2 8 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 20 (11.24%) Finance
2 19 (10.67%) Manufacturing
3 16 (8.99%) Retail
3 16 (8.99%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.93%) French Language
4 7 (3.93%) German Language
5 6 (3.37%) Law
5 6 (3.37%) Legal
6 4 (2.25%) Automotive
7 3 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.12%) Advertising
9 1 (0.56%) Back Office
9 1 (0.56%) Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.56%) Front Office
9 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (33.71%) Analyst
2 41 (23.03%) Support Engineer
3 34 (19.10%) Support Analyst
4 29 (16.29%) IT Support
5 21 (11.80%) 3rd Line Support
6 20 (11.24%) IT Analyst
7 19 (10.67%) 2nd Line Support
7 19 (10.67%) IT Engineer
8 17 (9.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 17 (9.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 15 (8.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 15 (8.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 12 (6.74%) Desktop Support
10 12 (6.74%) Infrastructure Technician
10 12 (6.74%) IT Support Analyst
10 12 (6.74%) Service Analyst
10 12 (6.74%) Windows Engineer
11 11 (6.18%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 11 (6.18%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 11 (6.18%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.62%) .NET
2 4 (2.25%) Web Services
3 3 (1.69%) LAMP
4 2 (1.12%) HTML
4 2 (1.12%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.56%) COM
5 1 (0.56%) CSS
5 1 (0.56%) XML
5 1 (0.56%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.74%) Life Science
2 11 (6.18%) Blackberry
3 9 (5.06%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.49%) AS400
4 8 (4.49%) iSeries
5 7 (3.93%) Driving Licence
5 7 (3.93%) Tandem
6 5 (2.81%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.81%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.25%) EPoS
7 4 (2.25%) Handset
7 4 (2.25%) iPhone
8 3 (1.69%) Clustering
8 3 (1.69%) Replication
9 2 (1.12%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.12%) EqualLogic
9 2 (1.12%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.12%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.12%) User Experience
10 1 (0.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 178 (100.00%) Windows
2 82 (46.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 78 (43.82%) Windows Server
4 65 (36.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 63 (35.39%) Windows 8
6 39 (21.91%) Windows XP
7 32 (17.98%) Windows 10
8 22 (12.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (7.87%) Linux
10 13 (7.30%) Windows Vista
11 6 (3.37%) Android
11 6 (3.37%) Mac OS X
11 6 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (1.12%) SUSE
14 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.56%) Solaris
14 1 (0.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (17.42%) ITIL
2 14 (7.87%) Asset Management
2 14 (7.87%) Time Management
3 12 (6.74%) IT Asset Management
4 9 (5.06%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (4.49%) Automated Testing
5 8 (4.49%) CRM
5 8 (4.49%) Manual Testing
5 8 (4.49%) Web Testing
6 7 (3.93%) Migration
6 7 (3.93%) Service Management
7 6 (3.37%) Project Management
8 5 (2.81%) Logistics
8 5 (2.81%) People Management
9 4 (2.25%) Change Control
9 4 (2.25%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (2.25%) High Availability
9 4 (2.25%) ITIL V3
9 4 (2.25%) ITSM
9 4 (2.25%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.24%) SQL
2 13 (7.30%) VBA
3 5 (2.81%) C#
3 5 (2.81%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.81%) VB
4 3 (1.69%) C
4 3 (1.69%) C++
4 3 (1.69%) Java
4 3 (1.69%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.56%) Korn
5 1 (0.56%) PHP
5 1 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (8.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (6.74%) CCNA
2 12 (6.74%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (6.74%) HND
3 10 (5.62%) Degree
3 10 (5.62%) MCSA
4 8 (4.49%) ISEB
4 8 (4.49%) ISTQB
4 8 (4.49%) MCSE
5 5 (2.81%) MCP
6 3 (1.69%) MCDST
7 2 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.12%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.56%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.56%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.56%) MCITP
8 1 (0.56%) MCTS
8 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.62%) SLA
2 1 (0.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 112 (62.92%) Active Directory
2 18 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (8.43%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.49%) Terminal Services
5 6 (3.37%) vSphere
5 6 (3.37%) XenApp
6 4 (2.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (1.69%) Terminal Server
8 2 (1.12%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.56%) NFS
9 1 (0.56%) vCloud
9 1 (0.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (10.67%) SCCM
2 7 (3.93%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.69%) Cisco IPCC
3 3 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (1.69%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.12%) Sysprep
5 1 (0.56%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.56%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.56%) RSA enVision
5 1 (0.56%) Simpana
5 1 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 97 (54.49%) Microsoft
2 56 (31.46%) VMware
3 48 (26.97%) Citrix
4 43 (24.16%) Cisco
5 11 (6.18%) HP
6 9 (5.06%) IBM
7 8 (4.49%) Apple
8 7 (3.93%) Dell
8 7 (3.93%) Genesys
8 7 (3.93%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.93%) Symantec
8 7 (3.93%) Veeam
9 6 (3.37%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.25%) Palo Alto
10 4 (2.25%) Veritas
11 3 (1.69%) Dell KACE
11 3 (1.69%) Intel Security
11 3 (1.69%) Kaspersky
11 3 (1.69%) LANDesk
11 3 (1.69%) Wyse
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £23000 - £24000 per annum + 20% shift allowance + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: to £18k
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £23K Basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
euro car parts
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Car + Phone + Laptop
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25k per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £22500.00 - £29895.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 4 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + 5K Car allow + Excellent and achievable bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Betting Appointments
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago