The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 111 78 121
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +43
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 117 159 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.17% 2.87% 1.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.37% 11.47% 6.89%
Number of salaries quoted 88 99 70
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £50,400 £52,100
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1128 1386 1161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.94% 25.01% 23.74%
Number of salaries quoted 987 1167 1040
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 £22,500 £24,500 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows 7
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -19 36 £27,500 -31.25% 11
Coventry -31 23 £27,500 -38.20% 3
Warwickshire +12 12 £31,500 -14.86%
Staffordshire -3 11 £30,000 +33.33% 3
West Bromwich +3 9 £18,750 -27.88%
Solihull -17 9 £20,248 -34.68%
Worcestershire +2 6 £17,000 -45.16% 3
Shropshire +3 3 £40,000 +21.21% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £35,000 -
Wolverhampton -6 2 £31,500 +1.61%
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 237 (100.00%) Windows
2 142 (59.92%) Microsoft
3 123 (51.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 116 (48.95%) Active Directory
5 97 (40.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 82 (34.60%) VMware
7 79 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 79 (33.33%) Windows XP
8 73 (30.80%) Citrix
9 72 (30.38%) MCSE
9 72 (30.38%) MS Excel
10 67 (28.27%) WAN
11 66 (27.85%) MS Exchange
12 65 (27.43%) LAN
13 63 (26.58%) VMware Infrastructure
14 59 (24.89%) SCCM
15 58 (24.47%) Windows 8
15 58 (24.47%) TCP/IP
16 57 (24.05%) VPN
17 53 (22.36%) SQL Server
18 51 (21.52%) ITIL
19 50 (21.10%) Cisco
20 48 (20.25%) MS Office
21 45 (18.99%) DHCP
21 45 (18.99%) Finance
22 44 (18.57%) Windows Server 2012
23 42 (17.72%) XenApp
24 39 (16.46%) DNS
25 36 (15.19%) Blackberry
26 34 (14.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 66 (27.85%) MS Exchange
2 34 (14.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 28 (11.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 25 (10.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (8.02%) IIS
6 14 (5.91%) SharePoint
7 12 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (4.22%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.27%) Lync
10 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2000
10 2 (0.84%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.42%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 72 (30.38%) MS Excel
2 48 (20.25%) MS Office
3 3 (1.27%) MS Project
4 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.42%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Exchequer
1 1 (0.42%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.06%) Office 365
2 2 (0.84%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (28.27%) WAN
2 65 (27.43%) LAN
3 58 (24.47%) TCP/IP
4 57 (24.05%) VPN
5 45 (18.99%) DHCP
6 39 (16.46%) DNS
7 29 (12.24%) Firewall
8 22 (9.28%) Internet
9 21 (8.86%) VoIP
10 19 (8.02%) SAN
11 18 (7.59%) Wireless
11 18 (7.59%) ADSL
12 16 (6.75%) 3G
13 14 (5.91%) Broadband
14 13 (5.49%) NetScaler
15 10 (4.22%) Wi-Fi
15 10 (4.22%) MPLS
16 9 (3.80%) Ethernet
17 6 (2.53%) Symposium
17 6 (2.53%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (22.36%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.49%) SQL Server 2005
2 13 (5.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (3.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.11%) MySQL
6 1 (0.42%) MS Access
6 1 (0.42%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 8 (3.38%) MSI
2 3 (1.27%) InstallShield
3 2 (0.84%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (0.42%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.42%) RequisitePro
General
1 45 (18.99%) Finance
2 30 (12.66%) Telecoms
3 18 (7.59%) Retail
4 12 (5.06%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.95%) Legal
6 6 (2.53%) Law
7 2 (0.84%) Local Government
8 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.42%) Automotive
8 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 91 (38.40%) Analyst
2 43 (18.14%) Support Analyst
3 33 (13.92%) Service Analyst
3 33 (13.92%) Service Desk Analyst
4 24 (10.13%) Architect
4 24 (10.13%) 2nd Line Support
5 23 (9.70%) IT Support
6 21 (8.86%) Administrator
7 19 (8.02%) Support Engineer
8 18 (7.59%) Systems Administrator
9 17 (7.17%) Consultant
10 15 (6.33%) Desktop Support
11 13 (5.49%) Network Analyst
12 12 (5.06%) Technical Architect
12 12 (5.06%) Systems Engineer
12 12 (5.06%) 1st Line Support
13 10 (4.22%) IT Support Engineer
14 9 (3.80%) 1st Line Support Analyst
15 8 (3.38%) Implementation Specialist
15 8 (3.38%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.38%) Application Packaging
1 8 (3.38%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (1.27%) OCX
3 1 (0.42%) .NET
3 1 (0.42%) HTML
3 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.19%) Blackberry
2 18 (7.59%) PDA
3 10 (4.22%) Fat Client
3 10 (4.22%) Thin Client
4 8 (3.38%) Clustering
4 8 (3.38%) Mathematics
4 8 (3.38%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.11%) Replication
7 4 (1.69%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.84%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.42%) EPoS
9 1 (0.42%) NHS
9 1 (0.42%) PMI
9 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.42%) iPad
9 1 (0.42%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 237 (100.00%) Windows
2 123 (51.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 79 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 79 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 58 (24.47%) Windows 8
5 44 (18.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (5.06%) Android
7 11 (4.64%) Linux
8 4 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (1.27%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.27%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.84%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.84%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.42%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.42%) UNIX
11 1 (0.42%) AIX
11 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.42%) Debian
11 1 (0.42%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (21.52%) ITIL
2 26 (10.97%) Project Management
3 21 (8.86%) Service Management
4 18 (7.59%) Asset Management
5 16 (6.75%) PRINCE2
6 14 (5.91%) Load Balancing
7 12 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (4.64%) Business Development
8 11 (4.64%) Customer Engagement
9 9 (3.80%) Migration
9 9 (3.80%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (3.38%) Technical Analysis
10 8 (3.38%) Service Delivery
10 8 (3.38%) Project Planning
11 7 (2.95%) Network Management
11 7 (2.95%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (2.53%) Software Deployment
12 6 (2.53%) Network Monitoring
12 6 (2.53%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (2.11%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (14.35%) SQL
2 12 (5.06%) PowerShell
3 10 (4.22%) VB
4 7 (2.95%) VBScript
5 3 (1.27%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.42%) Python
6 1 (0.42%) C
6 1 (0.42%) C#
6 1 (0.42%) Java
6 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 97 (40.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 72 (30.38%) MCSE
3 33 (13.92%) MCP
4 25 (10.55%) Security Cleared
5 24 (10.13%) MCITP
6 20 (8.44%) MCSA
7 19 (8.02%) Degree
8 15 (6.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (4.22%) Citrix Certification
10 9 (3.80%) CCA
10 9 (3.80%) SC Cleared
11 8 (3.38%) CCEE
12 5 (2.11%) CCIA
13 4 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (1.69%) MCTS
14 3 (1.27%) CCNA
14 3 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.84%) HND
16 1 (0.42%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.55%) SLA
2 1 (0.42%) COBIT
2 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 116 (48.95%) Active Directory
2 63 (26.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (17.72%) XenApp
4 28 (11.81%) Hyper-V
5 24 (10.13%) XenDesktop
6 20 (8.44%) Microsoft App-V
7 13 (5.49%) vSphere
8 12 (5.06%) Terminal Services
9 6 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.69%) XenServer
11 3 (1.27%) Terminal Server
11 3 (1.27%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.84%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.42%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.42%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 59 (24.89%) SCCM
2 16 (6.75%) SCOM
3 12 (5.06%) Backup Exec
4 10 (4.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (3.80%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (3.38%) XenMobile
7 7 (2.95%) WSUS
8 5 (2.11%) AppDNA
9 4 (1.69%) SCVMM
9 4 (1.69%) SCOrch
9 4 (1.69%) SCSM
10 2 (0.84%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.84%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.42%) Nessus
11 1 (0.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.42%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 142 (59.92%) Microsoft
2 82 (34.60%) VMware
3 73 (30.80%) Citrix
4 50 (21.10%) Cisco
5 20 (8.44%) LANDesk
6 19 (8.02%) HP
7 18 (7.59%) AppSense
8 17 (7.17%) McAfee
9 16 (6.75%) Apple
10 14 (5.91%) Symantec
11 13 (5.49%) Dell
12 12 (5.06%) Fujitsu
13 10 (4.22%) Intel
14 9 (3.80%) NetApp
15 6 (2.53%) IBM
16 5 (2.11%) Kaspersky
17 4 (1.69%) SolarWinds
17 4 (1.69%) Oracle
18 3 (1.27%) Adobe
18 3 (1.27%) Remedy
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: 17k to 18k per year GBP
Posted: 10 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Health & Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
The Metropolitan Police Service
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
The Metropolitan Police Service
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcestershire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + 12 Month Fixed Term
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Accenture
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 13 days ago
Henley-In-Arden, West Midlands (County)
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 24 days ago