The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
England / South West
Rank 176 121 164
Rank change year-on-year -55 +43  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 62 140 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.22% 2.38% 1.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.31% 8.43% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 48 119 64
Median salary £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £40,000 £34,000
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 the South West with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1168 1660 1651
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 22.97% 28.25% 27.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1023 1446 1394
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,800
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

Windows 7
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Windows 7 in the South West

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in the South West over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows 7 in the South West

Windows 7
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Bristol -13 25 £30,000 +9.09% 5
Wiltshire -3 16 £32,500 +36.84% 2
Dorset +24 6 £35,750 +10.00%
Somerset -5 6 £22,500 +36.36% 2
Gloucestershire -7 5 £20,000 -48.38%
Devon +4 4 £23,500 +9.30%
Cornwall -19 2 - -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 West region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 152 (100.00%) Windows
2 91 (59.87%) Active Directory
3 77 (50.66%) Microsoft
4 64 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (36.84%) Windows 10
6 54 (35.53%) MS Office
7 53 (34.87%) Windows Server
8 51 (33.55%) MS Exchange
9 50 (32.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 47 (30.92%) MS Excel
11 44 (28.95%) ITIL
11 44 (28.95%) Windows 8
12 39 (25.66%) VMware
13 33 (21.71%) WAN
14 32 (21.05%) LAN
15 29 (19.08%) Exchange Server 2010
16 28 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
17 27 (17.76%) Windows Server 2003
18 26 (17.11%) Citrix
18 26 (17.11%) Microsoft Certification
19 24 (15.79%) DHCP
19 24 (15.79%) DNS
20 23 (15.13%) Cisco
20 23 (15.13%) Office 365
21 22 (14.47%) Service Delivery
22 20 (13.16%) SLA
23 19 (12.50%) VLAN
23 19 (12.50%) Hyper-V
24 17 (11.18%) Wi-Fi
25 16 (10.53%) Finance

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 51 (33.55%) MS Exchange
2 29 (19.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (4.61%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (2.63%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.97%) TPMS
6 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.32%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.32%) IIS
7 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 54 (35.53%) MS Office
2 47 (30.92%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.66%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.66%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 23 (15.13%) Office 365
2 3 (1.97%) OneDrive
3 2 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.32%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 33 (21.71%) WAN
2 32 (21.05%) LAN
3 24 (15.79%) DHCP
3 24 (15.79%) DNS
4 19 (12.50%) VLAN
5 17 (11.18%) Wi-Fi
6 13 (8.55%) TCP/IP
6 13 (8.55%) VPN
7 12 (7.89%) Firewall
8 8 (5.26%) SAN
9 7 (4.61%) Wireless
10 4 (2.63%) ADSL
10 4 (2.63%) Internet
10 4 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (1.97%) Cisco Wireless
12 2 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (1.32%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (1.32%) iSCSI
12 2 (1.32%) PBX
12 2 (1.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.32%) MS Access
2 2 (1.32%) MySQL
2 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (3.95%) MSI
2 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.66%) InstallShield
General
1 16 (10.53%) Finance
2 12 (7.89%) Legal
3 8 (5.26%) Advertising
4 7 (4.61%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.97%) Electronics
5 3 (1.97%) Law
5 3 (1.97%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.97%) Marketing
6 1 (0.66%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 36 (23.68%) 2nd Line Support
2 34 (22.37%) IT Support
3 33 (21.71%) Desktop Support
4 32 (21.05%) Analyst
5 28 (18.42%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 26 (17.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 24 (15.79%) Support Engineer
8 23 (15.13%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
9 21 (13.82%) Service Analyst
10 18 (11.84%) Service Desk Analyst
11 16 (10.53%) Support Technician
12 14 (9.21%) IT Support Technician
12 14 (9.21%) IT Technician
12 14 (9.21%) Support Analyst
13 12 (7.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 11 (7.24%) IT Analyst
14 11 (7.24%) IT Engineer
15 10 (6.58%) IT Support Engineer
16 9 (5.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 8 (5.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.32%) .NET
1 2 (1.32%) CSS
1 2 (1.32%) HTML
1 2 (1.32%) XML
2 1 (0.66%) Ajax
2 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET 2.0
2 1 (0.66%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.89%) Driving Licence
2 7 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.61%) Smartphone
3 5 (3.29%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.63%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.97%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.97%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.97%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (1.97%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.32%) iPhone
7 1 (0.66%) CESG
7 1 (0.66%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 152 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 56 (36.84%) Windows 10
4 53 (34.87%) Windows Server
5 50 (32.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 44 (28.95%) Windows 8
7 27 (17.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (9.87%) Windows XP
9 6 (3.95%) Linux
9 6 (3.95%) Mac OS X
10 5 (3.29%) Unix
11 4 (2.63%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.97%) Android
12 3 (1.97%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.32%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.32%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (28.95%) ITIL
2 22 (14.47%) Service Delivery
3 12 (7.89%) Service Management
4 9 (5.92%) ITIL V3
5 7 (4.61%) Asset Management
5 7 (4.61%) Incident Management
5 7 (4.61%) Mentoring
5 7 (4.61%) Migration
6 6 (3.95%) Application Packaging
7 5 (3.29%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (3.29%) Patch Management
7 5 (3.29%) Project Management
8 4 (2.63%) Case Management
8 4 (2.63%) Coaching
8 4 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (2.63%) Service Desk Management
8 4 (2.63%) Software Distribution
8 4 (2.63%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (2.63%) Ticket Management
8 4 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.58%) PowerShell
2 6 (3.95%) SQL
3 4 (2.63%) VBScript
4 3 (1.97%) PHP
4 3 (1.97%) VB
5 2 (1.32%) C#
5 2 (1.32%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.32%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (17.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (8.55%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.58%) Degree
3 10 (6.58%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.61%) CCNA
4 7 (4.61%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (4.61%) MCSA
4 7 (4.61%) MCSE
5 6 (3.95%) DV Cleared
6 5 (3.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.63%) CCNP
8 3 (1.97%) MCITP
8 3 (1.97%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (1.32%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.32%) CCA
9 2 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.32%) MCP
10 1 (0.66%) CISSP
10 1 (0.66%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.16%) SLA
2 3 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.32%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 91 (59.87%) Active Directory
2 28 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.95%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (3.95%) XenApp
5 4 (2.63%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.97%) vSphere
6 3 (1.97%) XenServer
7 2 (1.32%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (1.32%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.32%) UAG
7 2 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.66%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.66%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (9.87%) SCCM
2 7 (4.61%) WSUS
3 2 (1.32%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.32%) Malwarebytes
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.32%) Nagios
3 2 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.66%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.66%) SCOM
Vendors
1 77 (50.66%) Microsoft
2 39 (25.66%) VMware
3 26 (17.11%) Citrix
4 23 (15.13%) Cisco
5 10 (6.58%) Apple
5 10 (6.58%) Dell
6 6 (3.95%) Avaya
6 6 (3.95%) HP
7 5 (3.29%) Veeam
8 3 (1.97%) arcserve
8 3 (1.97%) Meru Networks
8 3 (1.97%) Remedy
8 3 (1.97%) SAP
8 3 (1.97%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.97%) Wyse
9 2 (1.32%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.32%) IBM
9 2 (1.32%) Lotus
9 2 (1.32%) Symantec
9 2 (1.32%) Xerox
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