The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Windows 7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 77 82
Rank change year-on-year +26 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 18 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.78% 1.83% 1.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.37% 8.76% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 11
Median salary £30,000 £30,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +27.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £19,600 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year - +3.77%  

Windows 7 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 98 194 202
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 15.12% 20.88% 17.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83 170 188
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Bedfordshire

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for Windows 7 in Bedfordshire

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows 7 in Bedfordshire

Windows 7
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +17 14 £30,000 +57.89%
Biggleswade - 1 £25,000 -
Windows 7
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (88.46%) Active Directory
3 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (46.15%) Office 365
5 11 (42.31%) Windows 10
6 10 (38.46%) Windows Server
7 9 (34.62%) VMware
8 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
8 7 (26.92%) Change Management
8 7 (26.92%) Firewall
8 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
8 7 (26.92%) ITIL
8 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (26.92%) Problem Management
9 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
9 6 (23.08%) Citrix
10 5 (19.23%) SQL
10 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
10 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
11 4 (15.38%) Linux
11 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
12 3 (11.54%) Dynamics NAV
12 3 (11.54%) SCCM
12 3 (11.54%) SCVMM
13 2 (7.69%) Network Security
13 2 (7.69%) iSCSI
13 2 (7.69%) Fortinet
13 2 (7.69%) Veeam

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (3.85%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 12 (46.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) Firewall
2 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.69%) iSCSI
3 2 (7.69%) Network Security
3 2 (7.69%) SAN
3 2 (7.69%) VLAN
4 1 (3.85%) LAN
4 1 (3.85%) WAN
4 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Support Engineer
2 10 (38.46%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (34.62%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 9 (34.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 9 (34.62%) IT Support
4 8 (30.77%) IT Engineer
4 8 (30.77%) IT Support Engineer
5 7 (26.92%) Technical Engineer
5 7 (26.92%) Technical Support
5 7 (26.92%) Technical Support Engineer
6 6 (23.08%) Analyst
7 5 (19.23%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (19.23%) IT Manager
7 5 (19.23%) Service Analyst
7 5 (19.23%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (15.38%) Desktop Support
8 4 (15.38%) IT Analyst
9 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 3 (11.54%) Desktop Engineer
9 3 (11.54%) Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (42.31%) Windows 10
4 10 (38.46%) Windows Server
5 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (15.38%) Linux
7 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.85%) Android
8 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
8 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Change Management
1 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
1 7 (26.92%) ITIL
1 7 (26.92%) Problem Management
2 2 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (3.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
System Software
1 23 (88.46%) Active Directory
2 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) SCCM
1 3 (11.54%) SCVMM
2 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) VMware
3 6 (23.08%) Citrix
4 2 (7.69%) Apple
4 2 (7.69%) Fortinet
4 2 (7.69%) HP
4 2 (7.69%) Veeam
5 1 (3.85%) arcserve
5 1 (3.85%) CA
5 1 (3.85%) Symantec