The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
South West / Dorset
Rank 48 69 86
Rank change year-on-year +21 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 6 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.57% 1.84% 1.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.41% 6.16% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 6
Median salary £35,750 £32,500 £20,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +58.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,700 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £36,000 £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £27,500 £26,575
% change year-on-year - +3.48%  

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 Dorset with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 81 211 248
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 21.15% 29.84% 32.00%
Number of salaries quoted 74 172 227
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £23,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 Dorset

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Windows 7 in Dorset

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Dorset over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows 7 in Dorset

Windows 7
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Poole - 3 £37,500 -
Bournemouth +21 2 £24,000 -26.15%
Windows 7
South West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 25 (100.00%) Windows
1 25 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (88.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 22 (88.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (84.00%) Windows Server
4 17 (68.00%) Windows 8
4 17 (68.00%) VMware
5 16 (64.00%) Windows 10
6 14 (56.00%) VLAN
6 14 (56.00%) LAN
7 13 (52.00%) WAN
7 13 (52.00%) Wi-Fi
7 13 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (52.00%) Hyper-V
8 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
9 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
9 4 (16.00%) Advertising
10 3 (12.00%) Law
10 3 (12.00%) Legal
10 3 (12.00%) Citrix
10 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (12.00%) Avaya
10 3 (12.00%) MCSE
10 3 (12.00%) Asset Management
10 3 (12.00%) Case Management
11 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (8.00%) Office 365
11 2 (8.00%) MCSA
11 2 (8.00%) ITIL

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) LAN
1 14 (56.00%) VLAN
2 13 (52.00%) WAN
2 13 (52.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.00%) SAN
General
1 4 (16.00%) Advertising
2 3 (12.00%) Law
2 3 (12.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) IT Support
1 13 (52.00%) IT Support Technician
1 13 (52.00%) IT Technician
1 13 (52.00%) Support Technician
2 3 (12.00%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (12.00%) IT Manager
3 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Team Lead
4 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (88.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 22 (88.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (84.00%) Windows Server
4 17 (68.00%) Windows 8
5 16 (64.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.00%) Mac OS
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (12.00%) Case Management
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) MCSE
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) CCNA
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.00%) MCSA
3 1 (4.00%) CCNP
3 1 (4.00%) IBM Certification
3 1 (4.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (52.00%) Hyper-V
2 13 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) VMware
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) Avaya
3 3 (12.00%) Citrix
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) Dell
5 1 (4.00%) IBM