Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
England > South West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 151 131
Rank change year-on-year +33 -20 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 282 242 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.75% 2.22% 2.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.56% 8.48% 8.12%
Number of salaries quoted 230 227 252
South West median annual salary £26,000 £27,500 £26,284
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.45% +4.63% +5.13%
10th Percentile £19,250 £19,250 £19,000
90th Percentile £45,125 £43,000 £50,000
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 South West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2670 2855 3510
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.99% 26.22% 29.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2199 2475 3090
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £60,775
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 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
Bristol +35 112 £32,250 +15.18% 10
Wiltshire +3 66 £30,000 - 5
Gloucestershire +1 41 £23,000 +6.98% 3
Somerset +17 37 £24,500 +4.26% 2
Dorset -7 12 £19,500 -31.58% 1
Devon +18 7 £22,000 -20.00% 2
Cornwall -8 4 £23,375 -4.59% 1
Windows 7
England

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 West region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 282 (100.00%) Windows
2 175 (62.06%) Active Directory
3 161 (57.09%) Microsoft
4 149 (52.84%) Windows 10
5 132 (46.81%) Windows Server
6 117 (41.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 108 (38.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 97 (34.40%) Microsoft Office
9 82 (29.08%) Office 365
10 81 (28.72%) Windows 8
10 81 (28.72%) VMware
11 65 (23.05%) ITIL
12 59 (20.92%) VMware Infrastructure
13 56 (19.86%) SQL Server
14 52 (18.44%) MS Exchange
15 43 (15.25%) SLA
15 43 (15.25%) Cisco
15 43 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
16 40 (14.18%) Skype for Business
17 39 (13.83%) Exchange Server 2010
17 39 (13.83%) Apple
17 39 (13.83%) Firewall
17 39 (13.83%) Citrix
18 37 (13.12%) TCP/IP
19 36 (12.77%) SQL
20 35 (12.41%) Exchange Server 2013
21 34 (12.06%) Skype
22 33 (11.70%) Hyper-V
23 32 (11.35%) Law
24 31 (10.99%) Legal

Windows 7
Co-occurring 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 52 (18.44%) MS Exchange
2 40 (14.18%) Skype for Business
3 39 (13.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 35 (12.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 28 (9.93%) SharePoint
6 10 (3.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (3.55%) IIS
6 10 (3.55%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.42%) Confluence
8 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 97 (34.40%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (5.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (4.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.13%) Houdini
4 6 (2.13%) Maya
4 6 (2.13%) NUKE
4 6 (2.13%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (3.90%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 82 (29.08%) Office 365
2 15 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.42%) IBM Cloud
4 4 (1.42%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 39 (13.83%) Firewall
2 37 (13.12%) TCP/IP
3 34 (12.06%) Skype
4 29 (10.28%) LAN
5 28 (9.93%) DNS
6 27 (9.57%) DHCP
6 27 (9.57%) WAN
7 24 (8.51%) VPN
8 21 (7.45%) Wireless
9 14 (4.96%) Internet
10 12 (4.26%) Remote Desktop
10 12 (4.26%) SAN
10 12 (4.26%) VLAN
11 6 (2.13%) IP Telephony
11 6 (2.13%) Network Security
11 6 (2.13%) VoIP
11 6 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (1.42%) ADSL
12 4 (1.42%) Intranet
13 3 (1.06%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (19.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (3.90%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (1.77%) MySQL
7 4 (1.42%) MS Access
8 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.35%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.35%) DB2
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (2.84%) MSI
2 5 (1.77%) InstallShield
3 4 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (1.42%) JIRA
3 4 (1.42%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (11.35%) Law
2 31 (10.99%) Legal
3 17 (6.03%) Finance
4 11 (3.90%) Retail
5 7 (2.48%) Advertising
6 6 (2.13%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.42%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.06%) Back Office
9 2 (0.71%) Games
10 1 (0.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 92 (32.62%) Analyst
2 90 (31.91%) Support Engineer
3 64 (22.70%) IT Support
4 52 (18.44%) Support Analyst
5 40 (14.18%) Desktop Support
5 40 (14.18%) IT Engineer
6 38 (13.48%) 2nd Line Support
7 36 (12.77%) IT Support Engineer
8 31 (10.99%) Service Desk Analyst
9 27 (9.57%) 3rd Line Support
9 27 (9.57%) IT Analyst
9 27 (9.57%) Service Analyst
10 25 (8.87%) IT Support Analyst
11 23 (8.16%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 23 (8.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 22 (7.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 21 (7.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 19 (6.74%) IT Technician
15 18 (6.38%) 1st Line Support
15 18 (6.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.96%) .NET
1 14 (4.96%) ASP.NET
1 14 (4.96%) CSS
1 14 (4.96%) HTML
2 10 (3.55%) HTML5
2 10 (3.55%) WinForms
3 6 (2.13%) Software Packaging
4 5 (1.77%) jQuery
5 4 (1.42%) Ajax
5 4 (1.42%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 4 (1.42%) Web Services
6 3 (1.06%) LAMP
7 2 (0.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.35%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (0.35%) D3.js
8 1 (0.35%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.35%) HTML5 Canvas
8 1 (0.35%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (0.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.32%) Blackberry
2 15 (5.32%) Data Centre
3 14 (4.96%) Driving Licence
3 14 (4.96%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.55%) SCADA
4 10 (3.55%) Smartphone
5 9 (3.19%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (2.84%) Handset
7 6 (2.13%) Animation
7 6 (2.13%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.13%) Cyber Attack
7 6 (2.13%) iPad
8 4 (1.42%) iPhone
8 4 (1.42%) Mobile Computing
9 3 (1.06%) Replication
10 2 (0.71%) RSA SecurID
11 1 (0.35%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 282 (100.00%) Windows
2 149 (52.84%) Windows 10
3 132 (46.81%) Windows Server
4 117 (41.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 108 (38.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 81 (28.72%) Windows 8
7 30 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (10.28%) Linux
9 28 (9.93%) Mac OS X
10 21 (7.45%) Windows XP
11 12 (4.26%) Unix
12 10 (3.55%) CentOS
13 8 (2.84%) Apple iOS
14 7 (2.48%) Android
15 6 (2.13%) Mac OS
16 5 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
18 1 (0.35%) HPUX
18 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
18 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (23.05%) ITIL
2 20 (7.09%) Time Management
3 15 (5.32%) Information Security
3 15 (5.32%) Patch Management
4 14 (4.96%) Migration
4 14 (4.96%) Mobile Device Management
4 14 (4.96%) Technical Analysis
5 11 (3.90%) Document Management
5 11 (3.90%) Mentoring
6 10 (3.55%) Customer Requirements
6 10 (3.55%) Information Management
7 9 (3.19%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (3.19%) Performance Management
7 9 (3.19%) Proactive Monitoring
8 8 (2.84%) Application Packaging
8 8 (2.84%) Service Delivery
9 7 (2.48%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (2.48%) Data Loss Prevention
9 7 (2.48%) Line Management
10 6 (2.13%) Customer-Centric Approach
Programming Languages
1 36 (12.77%) SQL
2 15 (5.32%) C#
2 15 (5.32%) PowerShell
3 14 (4.96%) JavaScript
4 12 (4.26%) PHP
5 11 (3.90%) Java
5 11 (3.90%) VBScript
6 9 (3.19%) T-SQL
7 8 (2.84%) C
8 5 (1.77%) VB
9 4 (1.42%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 43 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (7.09%) Security Cleared
3 17 (6.03%) Degree
4 14 (4.96%) MCTS
5 13 (4.61%) MCP
6 12 (4.26%) DV Cleared
6 12 (4.26%) MCITP
7 11 (3.90%) CCNA
7 11 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (3.90%) MCDST
8 10 (3.55%) SC Cleared
9 7 (2.48%) MCSA
10 6 (2.13%) MCSE
11 5 (1.77%) CCNP
11 5 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.42%) Network+ Certification
12 4 (1.42%) NVQ Level 3
13 3 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
13 3 (1.06%) ISTQB
13 3 (1.06%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (15.25%) SLA
2 8 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (2.84%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 175 (62.06%) Active Directory
2 59 (20.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (11.70%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.90%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (3.90%) vSphere
5 9 (3.19%) XenServer
6 7 (2.48%) BitLocker
6 7 (2.48%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (2.13%) NFS
7 6 (2.13%) Samba
7 6 (2.13%) XenApp
8 5 (1.77%) Firmware
9 4 (1.42%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.71%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.35%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (6.74%) WSUS
2 18 (6.38%) SCCM
3 9 (3.19%) Backup Exec
4 7 (2.48%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (2.13%) SCOM
6 5 (1.77%) ZABBIX
7 4 (1.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (1.06%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.35%) Nagios
10 1 (0.35%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 161 (57.09%) Microsoft
2 81 (28.72%) VMware
3 43 (15.25%) Cisco
4 39 (13.83%) Apple
4 39 (13.83%) Citrix
5 26 (9.22%) Veeam
6 15 (5.32%) iManage
7 14 (4.96%) HP
8 10 (3.55%) Dell
8 10 (3.55%) Red Hat
9 8 (2.84%) Avaya
10 5 (1.77%) AlienVault
11 4 (1.42%) Atlassian
11 4 (1.42%) AVG
11 4 (1.42%) Meraki
12 3 (1.06%) McAfee
12 3 (1.06%) Oracle
12 3 (1.06%) SonicWALL
13 2 (0.71%) IBM
13 2 (0.71%) Sun