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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 123 110 144
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +34
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 114 104 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.98% 1.95% 1.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.65% 7.83% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 95 70 50
Average salary £25,000 £32,500 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +5.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £19,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £27,500 £29,019
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -5.23%
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
1490 1329 1265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.91% 24.98% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1303 1180 1113
Average salary £36,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +2 34 £28,114 -19.67% 5
Warwickshire +4 19 £36,000 -10.00% 3
Coventry -16 18 £25,625 -11.63%
Staffordshire -4 12 £25,000 +8.69% 2
Solihull -4 10 £24,979 +42.73%
Worcestershire -1 5 £18,000 -48.57%
Shropshire +5 4 £17,500 -50.00% 4
West Bromwich - 3 £28,000 -
Herefordshire -5 2 £19,500 -
Walsall -9 1 £20,000 -33.33% 1
Dudley - 1 £29,462 -
Halesowen - 1 £32,500 -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 227 (100.00%) Windows
2 129 (56.83%) Microsoft
3 117 (51.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 96 (42.29%) Active Directory
5 83 (36.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 65 (28.63%) MS Excel
7 64 (28.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 62 (27.31%) Windows 8
9 61 (26.87%) MCSE
9 61 (26.87%) MS Office
10 59 (25.99%) Windows XP
11 57 (25.11%) VMware
12 54 (23.79%) ITIL
13 52 (22.91%) Windows Server 2012
14 51 (22.47%) Citrix
15 49 (21.59%) MS Exchange
15 49 (21.59%) LAN
16 48 (21.15%) Finance
17 44 (19.38%) SQL Server
18 43 (18.94%) WAN
19 40 (17.62%) TCP/IP
20 39 (17.18%) VMware Infrastructure
21 38 (16.74%) VPN
22 35 (15.42%) DHCP
22 35 (15.42%) Cisco
22 35 (15.42%) SCCM
23 32 (14.10%) DNS
24 29 (12.78%) Telecoms
25 28 (12.33%) Firewall
25 28 (12.33%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 49 (21.59%) MS Exchange
2 24 (10.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (9.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 20 (8.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 19 (8.37%) IIS
5 19 (8.37%) SharePoint
6 10 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (3.96%) Lync
8 7 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (3.08%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.32%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 65 (28.63%) MS Excel
2 61 (26.87%) MS Office
3 5 (2.20%) MS Project
4 2 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.44%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.08%) Office 365
2 3 (1.32%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.88%) IaaS
3 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (21.59%) LAN
2 43 (18.94%) WAN
3 40 (17.62%) TCP/IP
4 38 (16.74%) VPN
5 35 (15.42%) DHCP
6 32 (14.10%) DNS
7 28 (12.33%) Firewall
8 24 (10.57%) VoIP
9 19 (8.37%) SAN
10 16 (7.05%) Internet
11 12 (5.29%) Wireless
12 11 (4.85%) NetScaler
13 10 (4.41%) Symposium
13 10 (4.41%) ADSL
14 7 (3.08%) 3G
15 6 (2.64%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (2.64%) Broadband
15 6 (2.64%) Nortel Meridian
15 6 (2.64%) Network Security
15 6 (2.64%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (19.38%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (5.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.32%) MySQL
7 2 (0.88%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (1.76%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.88%) MSI
3 1 (0.44%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.44%) RequisitePro
General
1 48 (21.15%) Finance
2 29 (12.78%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.73%) Retail
4 10 (4.41%) Law
5 9 (3.96%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.64%) Legal
7 4 (1.76%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.76%) Back Office
8 3 (1.32%) Advertising
9 1 (0.44%) Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.44%) Automotive
9 1 (0.44%) Local Government
9 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (36.56%) Analyst
2 33 (14.54%) Support Analyst
3 25 (11.01%) Service Analyst
3 25 (11.01%) Desktop Support
3 25 (11.01%) Service Desk Analyst
4 20 (8.81%) Administrator
4 20 (8.81%) Support Engineer
5 17 (7.49%) 2nd Line Support
6 15 (6.61%) Consultant
6 15 (6.61%) Systems Administrator
7 14 (6.17%) Desktop Engineer
8 13 (5.73%) IT Support
9 11 (4.85%) Desktop Analyst
9 11 (4.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 11 (4.85%) Architect
10 9 (3.96%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (3.96%) Help Desk Analyst
10 9 (3.96%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 9 (3.96%) Server Engineer
10 9 (3.96%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.29%) Application Packaging
2 6 (2.64%) .NET
3 5 (2.20%) HTML
4 4 (1.76%) HTML5
4 4 (1.76%) jQuery
5 3 (1.32%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.88%) OCX
7 1 (0.44%) EDIFACT
7 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.44%) SOAP
7 1 (0.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.69%) Blackberry
2 9 (3.96%) Clustering
2 9 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.52%) Fat Client
3 8 (3.52%) Thin Client
3 8 (3.52%) Mathematics
4 7 (3.08%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.64%) PDA
6 4 (1.76%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.32%) Handset
8 2 (0.88%) NHS
8 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.88%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.44%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.44%) Wiki
9 1 (0.44%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 227 (100.00%) Windows
2 117 (51.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (28.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 62 (27.31%) Windows 8
5 59 (25.99%) Windows XP
6 52 (22.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (3.52%) Windows Vista
8 7 (3.08%) Android
8 7 (3.08%) Linux
9 5 (2.20%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.76%) UNIX
11 2 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.88%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.88%) Debian
11 2 (0.88%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (23.79%) ITIL
2 17 (7.49%) Service Management
3 15 (6.61%) Project Management
4 12 (5.29%) PRINCE2
5 10 (4.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (3.96%) Load Balancing
6 9 (3.96%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (3.96%) Network Monitoring
7 8 (3.52%) Project Planning
8 7 (3.08%) Technical Analysis
9 6 (2.64%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (2.64%) Asset Management
10 5 (2.20%) Logistics
10 5 (2.20%) Migration
10 5 (2.20%) Incident Management
10 5 (2.20%) CRM
10 5 (2.20%) Coaching
11 4 (1.76%) People Management
11 4 (1.76%) Line Management
11 4 (1.76%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (11.89%) SQL
2 10 (4.41%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.96%) VB
4 7 (3.08%) VBScript
5 6 (2.64%) C#
6 4 (1.76%) C++
6 4 (1.76%) COBOL
6 4 (1.76%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 83 (36.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (26.87%) MCSE
3 27 (11.89%) MCP
4 23 (10.13%) MCSA
5 17 (7.49%) MCITP
6 15 (6.61%) Security Cleared
7 14 (6.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (5.73%) Degree
9 12 (5.29%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (4.85%) SC Cleared
11 9 (3.96%) CCNA
11 9 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (3.52%) MCTS
13 7 (3.08%) Citrix Certification
14 6 (2.64%) CCA
15 5 (2.20%) CCEE
16 3 (1.32%) HND
17 2 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 2 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.81%) SLA
2 3 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 96 (42.29%) Active Directory
2 39 (17.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (12.33%) Hyper-V
4 22 (9.69%) XenApp
5 18 (7.93%) XenDesktop
6 11 (4.85%) vSphere
7 9 (3.96%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (2.20%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.76%) VMware Server
10 3 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.32%) VMware ESX
10 3 (1.32%) XenServer
11 1 (0.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 35 (15.42%) SCCM
2 6 (2.64%) XenMobile
3 5 (2.20%) EdgeSight
3 5 (2.20%) SCOM
4 4 (1.76%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.76%) WSUS
4 4 (1.76%) AppDNA
5 3 (1.32%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.88%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Intune
6 2 (0.88%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.88%) SCSM
Vendors
1 129 (56.83%) Microsoft
2 57 (25.11%) VMware
3 51 (22.47%) Citrix
4 35 (15.42%) Cisco
5 15 (6.61%) Apple
6 14 (6.17%) AppSense
7 12 (5.29%) LANDesk
8 10 (4.41%) Symantec
8 10 (4.41%) HP
9 8 (3.52%) Dell
9 8 (3.52%) SolarWinds
10 7 (3.08%) Fujitsu
10 7 (3.08%) McAfee
11 6 (2.64%) IBM
11 6 (2.64%) Nortel
12 5 (2.20%) Oracle
13 4 (1.76%) Juniper
13 4 (1.76%) NetApp
13 4 (1.76%) Borland
13 4 (1.76%) Google
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Salary: £26000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
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Salary: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
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