Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 6 months to 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
England > Midlands
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 153 161
Rank change year-on-year +1 +8 -14
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 302 345 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.98% 1.96% 1.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.50% 9.28% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 262 297 285
Midlands median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10th Percentile £19,000 £18,750 £18,500
90th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £37,100
England median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year - +3.45% -

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

All Operating Systems
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3180 3719 3795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 20.83% 21.17% 21.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2719 3029 3141
Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.70% -1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,287 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in the Midlands

Windows 7
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Windows 7 in the Midlands

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in the Midlands over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows 7 in the Midlands

Windows 7
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -32 161 £26,250 +9.38% 11
East Midlands +44 141 £25,000 -7.41% 9
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 302 (100.00%) Windows
2 188 (62.25%) Microsoft
3 178 (58.94%) Windows 10
4 165 (54.64%) Active Directory
5 131 (43.38%) Windows Server
6 124 (41.06%) Microsoft Office
7 106 (35.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 102 (33.77%) ITIL
9 96 (31.79%) Windows 8
10 90 (29.80%) Office 365
11 81 (26.82%) VMware
12 79 (26.16%) Windows Server 2012
13 72 (23.84%) SQL
14 62 (20.53%) SCCM
15 53 (17.55%) SQL Server
16 52 (17.22%) TCP/IP
17 50 (16.56%) DHCP
17 50 (16.56%) DNS
18 47 (15.56%) Citrix
19 44 (14.57%) MS Exchange
19 44 (14.57%) Degree
20 42 (13.91%) Cisco
21 41 (13.58%) SLA
21 41 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
22 37 (12.25%) PowerShell
23 36 (11.92%) Hyper-V
24 35 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure
25 34 (11.26%) LAN
25 34 (11.26%) Windows XP
26 31 (10.26%) WAN

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 44 (14.57%) MS Exchange
2 14 (4.64%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (3.97%) IIS
5 11 (3.64%) IBM Notes
5 11 (3.64%) Skype for Business
6 9 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (1.99%) Apache
8 6 (1.99%) JBoss
8 6 (1.99%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.33%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 124 (41.06%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (6.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 90 (29.80%) Office 365
2 35 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.32%) OneDrive
4 2 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.33%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 52 (17.22%) TCP/IP
2 50 (16.56%) DHCP
2 50 (16.56%) DNS
3 34 (11.26%) LAN
4 31 (10.26%) WAN
5 28 (9.27%) Firewall
6 24 (7.95%) SAN
7 18 (5.96%) VPN
8 15 (4.97%) Internet
9 12 (3.97%) VLAN
10 10 (3.31%) NAS
11 8 (2.65%) Skype
12 7 (2.32%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (2.32%) Wireless
13 6 (1.99%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (1.32%) 802.11
15 3 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
15 3 (0.99%) MPLS
15 3 (0.99%) PBX
16 2 (0.66%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (17.55%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.99%) SQLPlus
4 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (5.96%) InstallShield
2 14 (4.64%) MSI
3 4 (1.32%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.33%) JIRA
General
1 19 (6.29%) Finance
2 12 (3.97%) Automotive
2 12 (3.97%) Manufacturing
3 8 (2.65%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.66%) Retail
5 3 (0.99%) Marketing
5 3 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.66%) Advertising
7 1 (0.33%) Billing
7 1 (0.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 106 (35.10%) Analyst
2 63 (20.86%) Support Engineer
3 61 (20.20%) Support Analyst
4 54 (17.88%) IT Support
5 33 (10.93%) Desktop Support
6 31 (10.26%) 1st Line Support
7 30 (9.93%) 2nd Line Support
7 30 (9.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 28 (9.27%) Service Analyst
9 26 (8.61%) IT Analyst
10 25 (8.28%) IT Engineer
10 25 (8.28%) IT Support Analyst
10 25 (8.28%) Service Desk Analyst
10 25 (8.28%) Support Technician
11 24 (7.95%) 3rd Line Support
12 23 (7.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 22 (7.28%) Applications Support
14 16 (5.30%) Desktop Engineer
15 15 (4.97%) Infrastructure Support
16 14 (4.64%) 1st Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.32%) 802.1X
1 4 (1.32%) Software Packaging
2 2 (0.66%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.95%) Computer Science
3 16 (5.30%) Data Centre
4 13 (4.30%) Analytical Mindset
5 12 (3.97%) Video Conferencing
6 11 (3.64%) User Experience
7 9 (2.98%) Driving Licence
8 7 (2.32%) AS400
8 7 (2.32%) N-Tier
8 7 (2.32%) Smartphone
9 6 (1.99%) CCTV
9 6 (1.99%) iSeries
9 6 (1.99%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.66%) Life Science
11 4 (1.32%) Clustering
12 3 (0.99%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.66%) EPoS
13 2 (0.66%) Fat Client
13 2 (0.66%) Handset
13 2 (0.66%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 302 (100.00%) Windows
2 178 (58.94%) Windows 10
3 131 (43.38%) Windows Server
4 106 (35.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 96 (31.79%) Windows 8
6 79 (26.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (11.26%) Windows XP
8 25 (8.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (6.62%) Windows Vista
10 6 (1.99%) Android
11 5 (1.66%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.66%) Linux
12 3 (0.99%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (33.77%) ITIL
2 24 (7.95%) Root Cause Analysis
3 20 (6.62%) Security Patching
4 17 (5.63%) Patch Management
4 17 (5.63%) Service Management
5 15 (4.97%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (4.64%) Application Packaging
6 14 (4.64%) Software Testing
7 13 (4.30%) Configuration Management
7 13 (4.30%) Project Management
8 12 (3.97%) Document Management
8 12 (3.97%) Personalization
9 11 (3.64%) Network Monitoring
9 11 (3.64%) Performance Monitoring
9 11 (3.64%) Service Delivery
9 11 (3.64%) Time Management
10 10 (3.31%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (3.31%) Incident Management
10 10 (3.31%) Server Virtualisation
10 10 (3.31%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 72 (23.84%) SQL
2 37 (12.25%) PowerShell
3 25 (8.28%) VBScript
4 13 (4.30%) C
5 7 (2.32%) Java
6 6 (1.99%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.66%) VB
8 4 (1.32%) C#
9 3 (0.99%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.66%) VBA
Qualifications
1 44 (14.57%) Degree
2 30 (9.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (7.28%) MCSE
4 20 (6.62%) Security Cleared
5 15 (4.97%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (4.64%) MCP
7 11 (3.64%) SC Cleared
8 9 (2.98%) NVQ Level 3
9 7 (2.32%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (2.32%) MCSA
10 5 (1.66%) DBS Check
10 5 (1.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (1.66%) MCITP
11 4 (1.32%) CCNA
11 4 (1.32%) Master's Degree
11 4 (1.32%) MCDST
12 2 (0.66%) MCTS
12 2 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.33%) CCA
13 1 (0.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (13.58%) SLA
2 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 165 (54.64%) Active Directory
2 41 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (11.92%) Hyper-V
4 20 (6.62%) Microsoft App-V
5 15 (4.97%) Virtual Servers
6 11 (3.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 7 (2.32%) BitLocker
8 6 (1.99%) XenApp
9 5 (1.66%) XenDesktop
10 4 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.66%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.66%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.66%) vSphere
12 1 (0.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 62 (20.53%) SCCM
2 8 (2.65%) WSUS
3 5 (1.66%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.32%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (0.99%) SCOM
5 3 (0.99%) WMI
6 2 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.66%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.33%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.33%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.33%) SCSM
7 1 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 188 (62.25%) Microsoft
2 81 (26.82%) VMware
3 47 (15.56%) Citrix
4 42 (13.91%) Cisco
5 28 (9.27%) HP
6 21 (6.95%) Veeam
7 20 (6.62%) Dell
8 16 (5.30%) Barracuda Networks
9 15 (4.97%) AppSense
10 12 (3.97%) CommVault
11 11 (3.64%) Apple
11 11 (3.64%) Oracle
12 10 (3.31%) Autodesk
12 10 (3.31%) IBM
12 10 (3.31%) Lotus
12 10 (3.31%) Sophos
12 10 (3.31%) Veritas
13 7 (2.32%) Nimble Storage
13 7 (2.32%) Symantec
14 5 (1.66%) Synology