Period
to 22 July 2018

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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 157 137
Rank change year-on-year +26 -20 +19
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 338 300 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.35% 1.91% 2.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.13% 9.17% 10.04%
Number of salaries quoted 272 267 378
Midlands median annual salary £26,500 £26,500 £26,198
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.15% +5.85%
10th Percentile £18,750 £19,750 £20,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £38,750 £42,500
England median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

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 2,786 3,270 4,165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 19.38% 20.77% 21.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2,281 2,794 3,432
Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £36,250 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% - +3.57%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 22 July 2018.

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 22 July 2018. 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 +29 216 £26,500 -7.02% 24
East Midlands +18 126 £28,000 +12.00% 15
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 338 (100.00%) Windows
2 233 (68.93%) Active Directory
3 227 (67.16%) Microsoft
4 215 (63.61%) Windows 10
5 176 (52.07%) Microsoft Office
6 161 (47.63%) Windows Server
7 117 (34.62%) SCCM
8 112 (33.14%) VMware
9 101 (29.88%) Office 365
10 91 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
11 87 (25.74%) Windows Server 2012
12 86 (25.44%) Microsoft Certification
13 72 (21.30%) TCP/IP
14 64 (18.93%) Citrix
14 64 (18.93%) MCSE
15 62 (18.34%) SQL
16 61 (18.05%) ITIL
16 61 (18.05%) MCP
17 56 (16.57%) Windows 8
18 54 (15.98%) Data Centre
19 53 (15.68%) Degree
20 52 (15.38%) DHCP
21 50 (14.79%) Cisco
22 49 (14.50%) DNS
23 47 (13.91%) MS Exchange
24 44 (13.02%) VMware Infrastructure
25 43 (12.72%) PowerShell
26 41 (12.13%) SQL Server
27 38 (11.24%) Root Cause Analysis
27 38 (11.24%) SLA

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 47 (13.91%) MS Exchange
2 30 (8.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (4.44%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.37%) IIS
4 8 (2.37%) Skype for Business
5 6 (1.78%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 176 (52.07%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (6.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (6.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.59%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.30%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (1.48%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.89%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 101 (29.88%) Office 365
2 32 (9.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (0.59%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 72 (21.30%) TCP/IP
2 52 (15.38%) DHCP
3 49 (14.50%) DNS
4 36 (10.65%) VPN
5 30 (8.88%) Firewall
6 28 (8.28%) LAN
7 20 (5.92%) WAN
8 15 (4.44%) Internet
9 9 (2.66%) Remote Desktop
10 8 (2.37%) MPLS
10 8 (2.37%) Skype
11 7 (2.07%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (2.07%) Wireless
12 6 (1.78%) Ethernet
12 6 (1.78%) VoIP
13 5 (1.48%) VLAN
14 4 (1.18%) Intranet
14 4 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
15 3 (0.89%) DSL
16 2 (0.59%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (12.13%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.30%) MS Access
7 1 (0.30%) MySQL
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (0.89%) FrontPage
2 2 (0.59%) Ant
3 1 (0.30%) JIRA
General
1 24 (7.10%) Finance
2 21 (6.21%) Manufacturing
3 16 (4.73%) Games
4 13 (3.85%) Retail
5 8 (2.37%) Automotive
5 8 (2.37%) Legal
6 7 (2.07%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.48%) Aerospace
7 5 (1.48%) Law
8 4 (1.18%) Publishing
9 2 (0.59%) Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Back Office
10 1 (0.30%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.30%) French Language
10 1 (0.30%) German Language
10 1 (0.30%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 112 (33.14%) Analyst
2 72 (21.30%) IT Support
3 59 (17.46%) Support Analyst
4 55 (16.27%) Support Engineer
5 52 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 39 (11.54%) IT Analyst
7 38 (11.24%) IT Engineer
8 37 (10.95%) Service Analyst
9 36 (10.65%) Desktop Support
9 36 (10.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 34 (10.06%) SCCM Engineer
10 34 (10.06%) Service Desk Analyst
11 33 (9.76%) Team Leader
12 32 (9.47%) IT Support Analyst
13 27 (7.99%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
14 25 (7.40%) IT Support Engineer
15 21 (6.21%) Infrastructure Team Leader
16 20 (5.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 18 (5.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 17 (5.03%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.78%) COM
2 2 (0.59%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.30%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 54 (15.98%) Data Centre
2 37 (10.95%) Computer Science
2 37 (10.95%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (3.55%) AS400
3 12 (3.55%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.96%) Driving Licence
4 10 (2.96%) iSeries
5 8 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.78%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.18%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.89%) e-Learning
8 3 (0.89%) Tandem
8 3 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.59%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (0.59%) iPad
10 1 (0.30%) EPoS
10 1 (0.30%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.30%) Fintech
10 1 (0.30%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.30%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 338 (100.00%) Windows
2 215 (63.61%) Windows 10
3 161 (47.63%) Windows Server
4 91 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 87 (25.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 56 (16.57%) Windows 8
7 29 (8.58%) Windows XP
8 14 (4.14%) Windows Vista
9 13 (3.85%) Apple iOS
9 13 (3.85%) Linux
10 11 (3.25%) Android
10 11 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (2.07%) Mac OS
12 5 (1.48%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.18%) SUSE
14 3 (0.89%) Unix
15 2 (0.59%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (18.05%) ITIL
2 38 (11.24%) Root Cause Analysis
3 36 (10.65%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (10.36%) Service Management
5 34 (10.06%) Software Engineering
6 26 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 24 (7.10%) Problem-Solving
8 23 (6.80%) Break/Fix
9 16 (4.73%) Manual Testing
10 15 (4.44%) Service Delivery
11 12 (3.55%) ITIL V3
11 12 (3.55%) Time Management
12 11 (3.25%) Problem Management
13 10 (2.96%) Mentoring
14 9 (2.66%) ITSM
15 8 (2.37%) Coaching
15 8 (2.37%) DNA
15 8 (2.37%) Logistics
15 8 (2.37%) Network Monitoring
15 8 (2.37%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (18.34%) SQL
2 43 (12.72%) PowerShell
3 37 (10.95%) VBScript
4 4 (1.18%) Java
4 4 (1.18%) VB
5 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.30%) C
5 1 (0.30%) C#
5 1 (0.30%) C-shell
5 1 (0.30%) Perl
5 1 (0.30%) Python
5 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 86 (25.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (18.93%) MCSE
3 61 (18.05%) MCP
4 53 (15.68%) Degree
5 35 (10.36%) Computer Science Degree
5 35 (10.36%) MCSA
6 9 (2.66%) MCITP
6 9 (2.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (2.37%) A+ Certification
8 7 (2.07%) DBS Check
8 7 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (2.07%) MCDST
9 6 (1.78%) CCNA
9 6 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (1.48%) Network+ Certification
10 5 (1.48%) Security Cleared
11 4 (1.18%) ACTC
11 4 (1.18%) APMP
11 4 (1.18%) MCSM
11 4 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (11.24%) SLA
2 10 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.66%) GDPR
4 5 (1.48%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (1.48%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 233 (68.93%) Active Directory
2 44 (13.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (10.65%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.66%) XenApp
5 7 (2.07%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.48%) BitLocker
7 5 (1.48%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (1.18%) VirtualBox
8 4 (1.18%) vSphere
9 2 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.59%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.59%) XenServer
10 1 (0.30%) KVM
10 1 (0.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 117 (34.62%) SCCM
2 28 (8.28%) WSUS
3 7 (2.07%) SCSM
4 6 (1.78%) AirWatch
4 6 (1.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (1.48%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.89%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.59%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.59%) SCOM
8 1 (0.30%) Ansible
8 1 (0.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.30%) Puppet
8 1 (0.30%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 227 (67.16%) Microsoft
2 112 (33.14%) VMware
3 64 (18.93%) Citrix
4 50 (14.79%) Cisco
5 26 (7.69%) Dell
6 15 (4.44%) HP
7 14 (4.14%) Adobe
8 13 (3.85%) Apple
9 11 (3.25%) Oracle
10 9 (2.66%) IBM
10 9 (2.66%) Remedy
11 6 (1.78%) Lotus
11 6 (1.78%) NetApp
11 6 (1.78%) Nimble Storage
12 5 (1.48%) iManage
12 5 (1.48%) Veeam
13 4 (1.18%) ConnectWise
13 4 (1.18%) Meraki
13 4 (1.18%) ServiceNow
14 3 (0.89%) Ivanti