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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 115 98 148
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +50
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 112 111 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.01% 2.07% 1.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.66% 8.28% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 90 68 49
Average salary £26,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.75% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £19,750 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £27,939 £29,019
% change year-on-year
-5.15% -3.72%
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
1463 1341 1266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.28% 24.97% 25.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1272 1189 1080
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £24,000
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 1 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 1 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 +6 35 £28,728 -23.89% 8
Staffordshire +4 18 £25,250 +10.98%
Coventry -31 15 £28,250 -37.22%
Warwickshire 0 12 £29,500 -26.25% 2
Worcestershire +3 9 £18,000 -56.09% 2
Solihull -2 9 £30,250 +53.16%
Shropshire - 4 £16,875 - 1
West Bromwich - 3 £28,000 -
Walsall -3 1 £20,000 -33.33%
Dudley - 1 £29,462 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £31,500 -
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 247 (100.00%) Windows
2 146 (59.11%) Microsoft
3 130 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 103 (41.70%) Active Directory
5 102 (41.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 79 (31.98%) VMware
7 75 (30.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 74 (29.96%) MS Excel
9 73 (29.55%) MCSE
9 73 (29.55%) Citrix
10 70 (28.34%) Windows XP
11 63 (25.51%) MS Exchange
11 63 (25.51%) Windows 8
12 62 (25.10%) LAN
12 62 (25.10%) ITIL
13 58 (23.48%) WAN
13 58 (23.48%) VMware Infrastructure
14 57 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
15 55 (22.27%) SQL Server
16 53 (21.46%) MS Office
17 48 (19.43%) VPN
18 47 (19.03%) Finance
18 47 (19.03%) SCCM
19 46 (18.62%) DHCP
20 45 (18.22%) TCP/IP
21 41 (16.60%) DNS
22 39 (15.79%) XenApp
23 38 (15.38%) Cisco
24 33 (13.36%) Blackberry
25 31 (12.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 63 (25.51%) MS Exchange
2 31 (12.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 26 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 26 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (8.10%) IIS
5 14 (5.67%) SharePoint
6 10 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (4.05%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (2.43%) Lync
8 3 (1.21%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.40%) GroupWise
9 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 74 (29.96%) MS Excel
2 53 (21.46%) MS Office
3 5 (2.02%) MS Project
4 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Exchequer
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.40%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.64%) Office 365
2 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.81%) SaaS
2 2 (0.81%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (25.10%) LAN
2 58 (23.48%) WAN
3 48 (19.43%) VPN
4 46 (18.62%) DHCP
5 45 (18.22%) TCP/IP
6 41 (16.60%) DNS
7 23 (9.31%) SAN
8 22 (8.91%) VoIP
8 22 (8.91%) Firewall
9 17 (6.88%) Internet
10 15 (6.07%) 3G
10 15 (6.07%) ADSL
11 14 (5.67%) NetScaler
11 14 (5.67%) Broadband
11 14 (5.67%) Wireless
12 6 (2.43%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (2.43%) Symposium
13 4 (1.62%) Network Security
13 4 (1.62%) Unified Communications
13 4 (1.62%) Nortel Meridian
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (22.27%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (5.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (3.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.62%) MySQL
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.40%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.21%) MSI
2 1 (0.40%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.40%) RequisitePro
2 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (19.03%) Finance
2 30 (12.15%) Telecoms
3 16 (6.48%) Retail
4 11 (4.45%) Manufacturing
5 9 (3.64%) Law
6 4 (1.62%) Legal
7 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.81%) Back Office
7 2 (0.81%) Local Government
8 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.40%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 85 (34.41%) Analyst
2 35 (14.17%) Service Analyst
2 35 (14.17%) Service Desk Analyst
3 33 (13.36%) Support Analyst
4 24 (9.72%) Administrator
5 21 (8.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 21 (8.50%) Architect
6 20 (8.10%) Consultant
6 20 (8.10%) Systems Administrator
7 19 (7.69%) Support Engineer
8 18 (7.29%) Desktop Support
8 18 (7.29%) IT Support
9 13 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
10 12 (4.86%) Desktop Engineer
11 10 (4.05%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 9 (3.64%) Server Engineer
12 9 (3.64%) 1st Line Support
12 9 (3.64%) Technical Architect
12 9 (3.64%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 8 (3.24%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.86%) Application Packaging
2 8 (3.24%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (1.21%) OCX
4 2 (0.81%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.81%) .NET
4 2 (0.81%) HTML
5 1 (0.40%) XML
5 1 (0.40%) jQuery
5 1 (0.40%) HTML5
5 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.36%) Blackberry
2 16 (6.48%) PDA
3 10 (4.05%) Fat Client
3 10 (4.05%) Thin Client
4 9 (3.64%) Clustering
4 9 (3.64%) Mathematics
5 8 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.24%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.21%) NHS
6 3 (1.21%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.81%) Replication
8 1 (0.40%) EPoS
8 1 (0.40%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.40%) Handset
8 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.40%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 247 (100.00%) Windows
2 130 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 75 (30.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 70 (28.34%) Windows XP
5 63 (25.51%) Windows 8
6 57 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (4.05%) Linux
8 9 (3.64%) Android
9 4 (1.62%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (1.21%) UNIX
10 3 (1.21%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.81%) Debian
11 2 (0.81%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.81%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.81%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.40%) AIX
12 1 (0.40%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (25.10%) ITIL
2 24 (9.72%) Service Management
3 23 (9.31%) Project Management
4 14 (5.67%) PRINCE2
4 14 (5.67%) Asset Management
5 12 (4.86%) Load Balancing
5 12 (4.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (4.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (4.45%) Coaching
7 9 (3.64%) Project Planning
8 8 (3.24%) Customer Engagement
8 8 (3.24%) Technical Analysis
8 8 (3.24%) Business Development
9 6 (2.43%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (2.02%) ERP
10 5 (2.02%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (1.62%) People Management
11 4 (1.62%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (1.62%) Change Management
11 4 (1.62%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 26 (10.53%) SQL
2 14 (5.67%) VB
3 11 (4.45%) VBScript
3 11 (4.45%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.81%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.81%) C++
4 2 (0.81%) COBOL
5 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.40%) Java
5 1 (0.40%) C
5 1 (0.40%) C#
5 1 (0.40%) Python
5 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 102 (41.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 73 (29.55%) MCSE
3 26 (10.53%) MCP
4 25 (10.12%) MCSA
5 22 (8.91%) MCITP
6 20 (8.10%) Security Cleared
7 18 (7.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 17 (6.88%) Degree
9 13 (5.26%) SC Cleared
10 9 (3.64%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (3.24%) MCTS
11 8 (3.24%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (3.24%) CCA
12 6 (2.43%) CCEE
13 5 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (2.02%) CCNA
14 3 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 2 (0.81%) HND
16 1 (0.40%) HNC
16 1 (0.40%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (0.40%) COBIT
2 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 103 (41.70%) Active Directory
2 58 (23.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (15.79%) XenApp
4 29 (11.74%) Hyper-V
5 26 (10.53%) XenDesktop
6 14 (5.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (4.45%) vSphere
8 9 (3.64%) Terminal Services
9 5 (2.02%) VMware ESX
10 4 (1.62%) XenServer
10 4 (1.62%) VMware Server
10 4 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.81%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.40%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.40%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 47 (19.03%) SCCM
2 13 (5.26%) SCOM
3 7 (2.83%) XenMobile
3 7 (2.83%) AppDNA
4 6 (2.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (2.02%) Backup Exec
5 5 (2.02%) WSUS
6 4 (1.62%) SCVMM
6 4 (1.62%) SCOrch
6 4 (1.62%) SCSM
6 4 (1.62%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.81%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.81%) Windows Intune
7 2 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.40%) Nessus
8 1 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.40%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 146 (59.11%) Microsoft
2 79 (31.98%) VMware
3 73 (29.55%) Citrix
4 38 (15.38%) Cisco
5 21 (8.50%) LANDesk
6 18 (7.29%) HP
7 17 (6.88%) AppSense
8 16 (6.48%) McAfee
9 13 (5.26%) Dell
10 12 (4.86%) Apple
11 11 (4.45%) Fujitsu
12 10 (4.05%) IBM
13 9 (3.64%) Symantec
14 8 (3.24%) SolarWinds
14 8 (3.24%) NetApp
15 6 (2.43%) Intel
16 5 (2.02%) Oracle
17 4 (1.62%) Nortel
18 3 (1.21%) Lotus
18 3 (1.21%) Acronis
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