The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 92 80
Rank change year-on-year +8 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 19 18 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.73% 1.29% 1.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.09% 4.59% 6.13%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 21
Median salary £25,250 £26,000 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.88% +6.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,116 £32,500 £45,000
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 Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 235 392 424
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 21.34% 28.12% 31.31%
Number of salaries quoted 205 338 347
Median salary £35,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.42% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £23,200
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 Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Wales

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Windows 7 in Wales

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Wales over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows 7 in Wales

Windows 7
Job Locations in 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 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
South Wales +12 16 £25,000 -3.84%
West Wales - 3 £36,116 -
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 Wales region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (85.29%) Active Directory
3 21 (61.76%) Microsoft
4 17 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 14 (41.18%) Windows 10
6 13 (38.24%) MS Excel
7 11 (32.35%) Windows 8
8 10 (29.41%) MS Office
8 10 (29.41%) VMware
9 9 (26.47%) ITIL
9 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (23.53%) Office 365
10 8 (23.53%) SLA
10 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (23.53%) SCCM
11 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
11 7 (20.59%) Intel Security
12 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
12 6 (17.65%) Citrix
12 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
13 5 (14.71%) Cisco
13 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
13 5 (14.71%) Thin Client
13 5 (14.71%) Firewall
13 5 (14.71%) Security Patching
13 5 (14.71%) SCSM
13 5 (14.71%) Fat Client
14 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
14 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.88%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (38.24%) MS Excel
2 10 (29.41%) MS Office
3 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Sage 200
1 3 (8.82%) Sage 50
1 3 (8.82%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) Office 365
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.94%) IaaS
3 1 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 5 (14.71%) Firewall
3 4 (11.76%) DHCP
3 4 (11.76%) DNS
3 4 (11.76%) LAN
3 4 (11.76%) SAN
3 4 (11.76%) WAN
4 3 (8.82%) NAS
4 3 (8.82%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.94%) IPsec
5 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.94%) PABX
5 1 (2.94%) PPTP
5 1 (2.94%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (2.94%) VLAN
5 1 (2.94%) VoIP
5 1 (2.94%) VPN
5 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (11.76%) Advertising
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Aerospace
3 2 (5.88%) Legal
4 1 (2.94%) Law
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) 2nd Line Support
2 12 (35.29%) Analyst
3 10 (29.41%) IT Support
3 10 (29.41%) Support Engineer
4 9 (26.47%) Support Analyst
5 7 (20.59%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 7 (20.59%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 7 (20.59%) IT Analyst
5 7 (20.59%) Technical Engineer
5 7 (20.59%) Technical Support
5 7 (20.59%) Technical Support Engineer
6 5 (14.71%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (14.71%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (14.71%) IT Support Technician
6 5 (14.71%) IT Technician
6 5 (14.71%) Support Technician
7 4 (11.76%) Desktop Support
8 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (8.82%) Desktop Analyst
8 3 (8.82%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Fat Client
1 5 (14.71%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 14 (41.18%) Windows 10
4 11 (32.35%) Windows 8
5 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.88%) Mac OS X
8 2 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (5.88%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.94%) Linux
9 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) ITIL
2 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
2 5 (14.71%) Security Patching
3 4 (11.76%) ERP
4 3 (8.82%) Asset Management
4 3 (8.82%) CRM
4 3 (8.82%) High Availability
4 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.88%) Defect Management
5 2 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (5.88%) Project Management
5 2 (5.88%) SEO
5 2 (5.88%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (5.88%) Statistics
5 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.94%) Change Management
6 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.94%) Python
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) VB
2 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) A+ Certification
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.82%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (5.88%) CCNA
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (5.88%) MCITP
3 2 (5.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (85.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (5.88%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.94%) Firmware
5 1 (2.94%) vSphere
5 1 (2.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) SCCM
2 5 (14.71%) SCSM
3 2 (5.88%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (5.88%) Tivoli
3 2 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (5.88%) WSUS
4 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Microsoft
2 10 (29.41%) VMware
3 7 (20.59%) Intel Security
4 6 (17.65%) Citrix
5 5 (14.71%) Cisco
6 3 (8.82%) Sage
7 2 (5.88%) Apple
7 2 (5.88%) Avaya
7 2 (5.88%) HP
7 2 (5.88%) iManage
7 2 (5.88%) Lotus
7 2 (5.88%) ServiceNow
7 2 (5.88%) Veritas
8 1 (2.94%) Veeam