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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 106 104 142
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +38
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 120 117 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.12% 2.23% 1.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.34% 9.15% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 102 81 57
Average salary £25,500 £30,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +1.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,600 £20,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £27,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -5.17%
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
1438 1279 1337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.35% 24.38% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1276 1112 1186
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 38 £25,000 -16.66% 3
Warwickshire +6 22 £33,750 -15.62% 6
Coventry -17 21 £24,000 -19.32% 3
Staffordshire 0 11 £25,250 +21.68% 4
Worcestershire +12 10 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Solihull -4 7 £24,457 +13.75% 2
Shropshire -3 4 £30,500 +29.78% 1
Herefordshire 0 1 £19,500 -
Walsall -9 1 £20,000 -33.33%
West Bromwich - 1 £18,500 -
Halesowen - 1 £32,500 -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 229 (100.00%) Windows
2 127 (55.46%) Microsoft
3 108 (47.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 98 (42.79%) Active Directory
5 77 (33.62%) MS Office
6 68 (29.69%) MS Excel
6 68 (29.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 62 (27.07%) Windows 8
8 61 (26.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 60 (26.20%) Windows XP
10 53 (23.14%) VMware
11 52 (22.71%) Windows Server 2012
12 48 (20.96%) Citrix
12 48 (20.96%) ITIL
13 47 (20.52%) MCSE
14 43 (18.78%) LAN
15 42 (18.34%) Finance
16 39 (17.03%) MS Exchange
17 38 (16.59%) SQL Server
18 37 (16.16%) WAN
19 36 (15.72%) VMware Infrastructure
20 35 (15.28%) DHCP
20 35 (15.28%) TCP/IP
21 34 (14.85%) DNS
22 32 (13.97%) SQL
23 30 (13.10%) VPN
24 29 (12.66%) Firewall
25 27 (11.79%) Cisco
25 27 (11.79%) SCCM
26 26 (11.35%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 39 (17.03%) MS Exchange
2 21 (9.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (7.86%) SharePoint
3 18 (7.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (5.68%) IIS
4 13 (5.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (3.93%) Lync
7 7 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.31%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.44%) Joomla!
Applications
1 77 (33.62%) MS Office
2 68 (29.69%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.31%) MS Project
3 3 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.87%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.44%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (2.18%) Agresso
2 4 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.31%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.62%) Office 365
2 3 (1.31%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.87%) IaaS
3 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (18.78%) LAN
2 37 (16.16%) WAN
3 35 (15.28%) DHCP
3 35 (15.28%) TCP/IP
4 34 (14.85%) DNS
5 30 (13.10%) VPN
6 29 (12.66%) Firewall
7 19 (8.30%) VoIP
8 18 (7.86%) Internet
9 17 (7.42%) SAN
10 10 (4.37%) Wireless
10 10 (4.37%) NetScaler
11 9 (3.93%) Symposium
12 8 (3.49%) ADSL
13 6 (2.62%) Network Security
13 6 (2.62%) iSCSI
14 5 (2.18%) Nortel Meridian
14 5 (2.18%) FTP
15 4 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
15 4 (1.75%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (16.59%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.31%) MySQL
6 3 (1.31%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.87%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (1.75%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.44%) RequisitePro
2 1 (0.44%) MSI
2 1 (0.44%) InstallShield
General
1 42 (18.34%) Finance
2 26 (11.35%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.80%) Retail
4 9 (3.93%) Law
5 5 (2.18%) Legal
5 5 (2.18%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.75%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.75%) Back Office
7 3 (1.31%) Advertising
8 2 (0.87%) Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.44%) Automotive
9 1 (0.44%) Local Government
9 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 76 (33.19%) Analyst
2 35 (15.28%) Support Analyst
3 26 (11.35%) Desktop Support
4 22 (9.61%) Support Engineer
4 22 (9.61%) Service Analyst
4 22 (9.61%) Service Desk Analyst
5 19 (8.30%) IT Support
6 18 (7.86%) 2nd Line Support
6 18 (7.86%) Administrator
7 15 (6.55%) Desktop Engineer
8 14 (6.11%) Consultant
9 13 (5.68%) Desktop Analyst
10 11 (4.80%) Systems Administrator
10 11 (4.80%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 11 (4.80%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 9 (3.93%) Architect
11 9 (3.93%) Help Desk Analyst
11 9 (3.93%) Server Engineer
11 9 (3.93%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 8 (3.49%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.24%) Application Packaging
2 8 (3.49%) HTML
3 7 (3.06%) .NET
4 4 (1.75%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.75%) jQuery
4 4 (1.75%) HTML5
5 3 (1.31%) EDIFACT
5 3 (1.31%) SOAP
6 1 (0.44%) XML
6 1 (0.44%) OCX
6 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.55%) Blackberry
2 10 (4.37%) Client/Server
3 8 (3.49%) Mathematics
4 6 (2.62%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.18%) Fat Client
5 5 (2.18%) Thin Client
5 5 (2.18%) Clustering
6 3 (1.31%) Handset
6 3 (1.31%) PDA
6 3 (1.31%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.87%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.87%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.87%) NHS
8 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.44%) Replication
8 1 (0.44%) Wiki
8 1 (0.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 229 (100.00%) Windows
2 108 (47.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 62 (27.07%) Windows 8
4 61 (26.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 60 (26.20%) Windows XP
6 52 (22.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (3.93%) Linux
8 8 (3.49%) Windows Vista
9 6 (2.62%) Mac OS X
10 5 (2.18%) Android
11 4 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (1.75%) UNIX
12 3 (1.31%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.87%) Debian
13 2 (0.87%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (20.96%) ITIL
2 12 (5.24%) Service Management
3 10 (4.37%) Project Management
3 10 (4.37%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (3.93%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (3.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (3.06%) Service Delivery
6 6 (2.62%) PRINCE2
6 6 (2.62%) CRM
6 6 (2.62%) Incident Management
6 6 (2.62%) Load Balancing
7 5 (2.18%) Logistics
7 5 (2.18%) Information Security
7 5 (2.18%) ERP
7 5 (2.18%) Performance Management
7 5 (2.18%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (2.18%) Migration
8 4 (1.75%) Line Management
8 4 (1.75%) Mentoring
8 4 (1.75%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (13.97%) SQL
2 8 (3.49%) VB
2 8 (3.49%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.62%) C#
4 5 (2.18%) VBScript
5 4 (1.75%) C++
5 4 (1.75%) COBOL
5 4 (1.75%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.31%) PHP
Qualifications
1 68 (29.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (20.52%) MCSE
3 21 (9.17%) MCSA
4 20 (8.73%) MCP
5 14 (6.11%) MCITP
6 13 (5.68%) Security Cleared
6 13 (5.68%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (4.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (4.37%) SC Cleared
9 9 (3.93%) Degree
9 9 (3.93%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (3.93%) CCNA
10 8 (3.49%) Citrix Certification
10 8 (3.49%) MCTS
11 7 (3.06%) CCA
12 5 (2.18%) CCEE
13 3 (1.31%) HND
14 2 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.73%) SLA
2 3 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 98 (42.79%) Active Directory
2 36 (15.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (10.92%) Hyper-V
4 16 (6.99%) XenApp
4 16 (6.99%) XenDesktop
5 10 (4.37%) vSphere
6 8 (3.49%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (2.18%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.75%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.75%) VMware Server
9 3 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.31%) XenServer
10 1 (0.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 27 (11.79%) SCCM
2 5 (2.18%) NetBackup
2 5 (2.18%) XenMobile
3 4 (1.75%) EdgeSight
3 4 (1.75%) AppDNA
3 4 (1.75%) WSUS
4 3 (1.31%) SCOM
5 2 (0.87%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.87%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.87%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.87%) SCSM
5 2 (0.87%) Windows Intune
6 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.44%) Plesk
Vendors
1 127 (55.46%) Microsoft
2 53 (23.14%) VMware
3 48 (20.96%) Citrix
4 27 (11.79%) Cisco
5 13 (5.68%) Apple
6 12 (5.24%) AppSense
7 9 (3.93%) Symantec
7 9 (3.93%) HP
8 8 (3.49%) SolarWinds
9 7 (3.06%) LANDesk
10 6 (2.62%) Nortel
10 6 (2.62%) IBM
11 5 (2.18%) Dell
12 4 (1.75%) Oracle
12 4 (1.75%) Avaya
12 4 (1.75%) Juniper
12 4 (1.75%) Borland
12 4 (1.75%) Fujitsu
12 4 (1.75%) Google
12 4 (1.75%) McAfee
Willenhall, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £17000 - £17500 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 15 hours ago
Shropshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Scott Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum 35 days A/L, 5% Pension, Life Assura
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Betting Appointments
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
networx
Salary: £19,729 per annum increasing to £20,767pa after 12 months in role
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcestershire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Solihull
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Car
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Shift allow
Posted: 13 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
RM Education
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + £1k bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
RM Education
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum + + £800 bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Warwick
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Warwick
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago