Period
to 24 November 2017

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

Microsoft Windows 7
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 111 120
Rank change year-on-year +57 +9 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 58 30 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.04% 1.37% 1.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.46% 5.80% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 51 28 29
South Wales median annual salary £25,500 £22,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £21,000 £17,250 £18,000
90th Percentile £33,250 £31,100 £38,800
Wales median annual salary £27,750 £22,500 £22,000
% change year-on-year +23.33% +2.27% -12.00%

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 South Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 401 517 670
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 27.94% 23.64% 27.53%
Number of salaries quoted 362 453 604
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £22,275 £21,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Wales median annual salary £38,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.04% +1.43% +4.48%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in South Wales

Windows 7
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Windows 7 in South Wales

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in South Wales over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows 7 in South Wales

Windows 7
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 24 November 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
Newport +27 38 £28,500 +26.67%
Cardiff +28 12 £25,500 +13.33% 3
Monmouthshire - 6 - -
Merthyr Tydfil - 1 £17,000 -
Bridgend - 1 £18,500 -
Windows 7
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 55 (94.83%) Active Directory
3 53 (91.38%) Windows 10
4 49 (84.48%) ITIL
5 44 (75.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (72.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 42 (72.41%) Windows Server
7 41 (70.69%) VMware
8 40 (68.97%) VMware Infrastructure
9 38 (65.52%) Microsoft
10 33 (56.90%) Windows 8
11 32 (55.17%) Exchange Server 2010
11 32 (55.17%) Office 365
11 32 (55.17%) MS Exchange
12 31 (53.45%) VirtualBox
12 31 (53.45%) Hyper-V
12 31 (53.45%) Exchange Server 2013
13 23 (39.66%) Citrix
14 16 (27.59%) XenApp
14 16 (27.59%) XenDesktop
14 16 (27.59%) SQL
15 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Office
17 6 (10.34%) Advertising
17 6 (10.34%) MS Visio
17 6 (10.34%) MCP
17 6 (10.34%) MCSA
17 6 (10.34%) DBS Check
18 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Management
18 5 (8.62%) Virtual Environments

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 32 (55.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 32 (55.17%) MS Exchange
2 31 (53.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (10.34%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 32 (55.17%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) Firewall
1 5 (8.62%) Network Security
2 3 (5.17%) Skype
3 1 (1.72%) LAN
3 1 (1.72%) VPN
3 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) MS Access
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (10.34%) Advertising
2 5 (8.62%) Finance
3 3 (5.17%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (53.45%) IT Engineer
2 20 (34.48%) IT Support
3 16 (27.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (27.59%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (25.86%) IT Support Engineer
4 15 (25.86%) Support Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) Desktop Support
5 8 (13.79%) IT Technician
6 7 (12.07%) Desktop Support Team Leader
6 7 (12.07%) Desktop Team Leader
6 7 (12.07%) Support Team Leader
6 7 (12.07%) Team Leader
7 5 (8.62%) Network Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) Support Technician
8 4 (6.90%) Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) 1st Line Support
9 3 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support Technician
9 3 (5.17%) IT Support Technician
9 3 (5.17%) Service Desk Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.45%) iSeries
3 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (91.38%) Windows 10
3 44 (75.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (72.41%) Windows Server
4 42 (72.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (56.90%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (84.48%) ITIL
2 5 (8.62%) Asset Management
2 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (8.62%) Service Delivery
2 5 (8.62%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (5.17%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.17%) People Management
4 2 (3.45%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.72%) Analytical Thinking
5 1 (1.72%) Email Filtering
5 1 (1.72%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.72%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.72%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (1.72%) Patch Management
5 1 (1.72%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.59%) SQL
2 3 (5.17%) C
3 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.34%) DBS Check
2 6 (10.34%) MCP
2 6 (10.34%) MCSA
3 5 (8.62%) MCSE
4 4 (6.90%) CCNA
4 4 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.72%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.72%) Degree
5 1 (1.72%) MCITP
5 1 (1.72%) MCTS
5 1 (1.72%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (94.83%) Active Directory
2 40 (68.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (53.45%) Hyper-V
3 31 (53.45%) VirtualBox
4 16 (27.59%) XenApp
4 16 (27.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (70.69%) VMware
2 38 (65.52%) Microsoft
3 23 (39.66%) Citrix