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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 85 77
Rank change year-on-year +12 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 16 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.85% 1.29% 1.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.12% 4.40% 5.51%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 20
Median salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.84% +1.96%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £19,900
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £47,250
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 South Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 197 364 399
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 22.72% 29.38% 33.06%
Number of salaries quoted 171 323 333
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 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
Cardiff -3 8 £25,500 -1.92%
Caerphilly - 5 £24,000 -
Newport - 2 £26,250 -
Windows 7
Wales

Windows 7
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (80.77%) Active Directory
3 14 (53.85%) Windows Server
4 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (38.46%) Windows 8
6 8 (30.77%) Windows 10
7 7 (26.92%) VMware
7 7 (26.92%) MS Office
7 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
8 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (23.08%) Office 365
9 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
9 5 (19.23%) Cisco
10 4 (15.38%) Advertising
10 4 (15.38%) LAN
10 4 (15.38%) WAN
10 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
10 4 (15.38%) ITIL
10 4 (15.38%) Degree
10 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
11 3 (11.54%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (11.54%) Asset Management
11 3 (11.54%) Visualfiles
11 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
11 3 (11.54%) Sage 200
11 3 (11.54%) Sage 50

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 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (7.69%) IBM Notes
1 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
1 7 (26.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Sage 200
1 3 (11.54%) Sage 50
1 3 (11.54%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) IaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
2 4 (15.38%) LAN
2 4 (15.38%) WAN
3 3 (11.54%) Firewall
3 3 (11.54%) SAN
4 2 (7.69%) DHCP
4 2 (7.69%) DNS
4 2 (7.69%) NAS
4 2 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.85%) IPsec
5 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.85%) PPTP
5 1 (3.85%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (3.85%) VLAN
5 1 (3.85%) VPN
5 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (15.38%) Advertising
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Aerospace
3 2 (7.69%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Law
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 11 (42.31%) Analyst
3 9 (34.62%) IT Support
4 8 (30.77%) Support Analyst
5 7 (26.92%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 7 (26.92%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 6 (23.08%) IT Analyst
7 5 (19.23%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (19.23%) IT Support Technician
7 5 (19.23%) IT Technician
7 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
7 5 (19.23%) Support Technician
8 4 (15.38%) Desktop Support
8 4 (15.38%) IT Support Analyst
9 3 (11.54%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (11.54%) Desktop Analyst
9 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Support
9 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 10 (38.46%) Windows 8
4 8 (30.77%) Windows 10
5 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.85%) Linux
8 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) ITIL
2 3 (11.54%) Asset Management
2 3 (11.54%) CRM
2 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
2 3 (11.54%) ERP
2 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
3 2 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (7.69%) Statistics
4 1 (3.85%) Case Management
4 1 (3.85%) Change Management
4 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.85%) Document Management
4 1 (3.85%) High Availability
4 1 (3.85%) Information Security
4 1 (3.85%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.85%) Service Management
4 1 (3.85%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Python
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
1 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) A+ Certification
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.54%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (7.69%) CCNA
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (7.69%) MCITP
3 2 (7.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (80.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.85%) Firmware
4 1 (3.85%) vSphere
4 1 (3.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) VMware
3 5 (19.23%) Cisco
4 3 (11.54%) Sage
5 2 (7.69%) Avaya
5 2 (7.69%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) iManage
5 2 (7.69%) Lotus
6 1 (3.85%) Citrix
6 1 (3.85%) Veeam