The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 47 65 55
Rank change year-on-year +18 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 12 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.80% 1.35% 2.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.62% 6.72% 10.43%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 13
Median salary £20,000 £35,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.85% +34.61%  
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 Staffordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 113 134 163
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 26.40% 20.09% 28.10%
Number of salaries quoted 99 124 133
Median salary £30,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.85% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,900 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Windows 7 in Staffordshire

Windows 7
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Tamworth +13 9 £20,000 -
Lichfield +11 2 £30,500 +27.08%
Stoke-on-Trent +4 1 £21,000 -13.40%
Windows 7
West Midlands

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (60.00%) SLA
3 12 (60.00%) Blackberry
4 11 (55.00%) Cisco
4 11 (55.00%) VPN
4 11 (55.00%) Citrix
4 11 (55.00%) ITIL
5 9 (45.00%) Service Delivery
6 6 (30.00%) Windows 8
7 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 5 (25.00%) ERP
7 5 (25.00%) LAN
7 5 (25.00%) MS Office
7 5 (25.00%) WAN
8 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
8 4 (20.00%) Office 365
9 3 (15.00%) Android
9 3 (15.00%) ITSM
9 3 (15.00%) Migration
9 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (15.00%) Service Management
9 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (15.00%) Sage
9 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
9 3 (15.00%) MCSE
9 3 (15.00%) C#
9 3 (15.00%) SQL
10 2 (10.00%) SQL Server

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) VPN
2 5 (25.00%) LAN
2 5 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (10.00%) ISDN
3 2 (10.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (10.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Service Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) IT Support
3 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Service Desk Technician
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) IT Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
5 2 (10.00%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Service Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Field Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Field Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows 8
3 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (15.00%) Android
4 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) ITIL
2 9 (45.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (25.00%) ERP
4 3 (15.00%) ITSM
4 3 (15.00%) Migration
4 3 (15.00%) Service Management
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C#
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) MCSE
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) MCP
3 1 (5.00%) MCSA
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Cisco
1 11 (55.00%) Citrix
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Sage
3 2 (10.00%) Mitel
3 2 (10.00%) VMware