Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 122 113
Rank change year-on-year +45 -9 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 67 36 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.23% 1.37% 1.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.18% 5.89% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 60 34 34
Wales median annual salary £28,000 £22,500 £23,763
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.44% -5.31% -4.95%
10th Percentile £21,000 £17,475 £18,000
90th Percentile £33,250 £30,425 £38,925
UK 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 Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 550 611 735
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 26.52% 23.28% 26.94%
Number of salaries quoted 499 527 654
Wales median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% - +4.48%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £54,844 £48,750 £48,025
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 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
South Wales +53 55 £28,500 +26.67% 10
West Wales -14 7 £30,000 +29.03%
North Wales - 5 £28,000 -
Windows 7
UK

For the 6 months to 21 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 Wales region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (85.07%) Active Directory
3 56 (83.58%) Windows 10
4 50 (74.63%) ITIL
5 49 (73.13%) VMware
6 48 (71.64%) VMware Infrastructure
7 46 (68.66%) Windows Server
8 45 (67.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 44 (65.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 39 (58.21%) Windows 8
10 39 (58.21%) Microsoft
11 37 (55.22%) Office 365
12 34 (50.75%) Exchange Server 2010
12 34 (50.75%) MS Exchange
13 33 (49.25%) VirtualBox
13 33 (49.25%) Hyper-V
13 33 (49.25%) Exchange Server 2013
14 30 (44.78%) Citrix
15 17 (25.37%) XenApp
15 17 (25.37%) XenDesktop
15 17 (25.37%) SQL
16 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Certification
17 10 (14.93%) Microsoft Office
18 9 (13.43%) Firewall
19 7 (10.45%) Advertising
20 6 (8.96%) SCCM
20 6 (8.96%) DBS Check
20 6 (8.96%) Service Delivery
20 6 (8.96%) MCP
20 6 (8.96%) MCSA

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 34 (50.75%) Exchange Server 2010
1 34 (50.75%) MS Exchange
2 33 (49.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.48%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (8.96%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 37 (55.22%) Office 365
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.43%) Firewall
2 5 (7.46%) Network Security
2 5 (7.46%) VPN
3 4 (5.97%) SAN
3 4 (5.97%) VoIP
4 3 (4.48%) iSCSI
4 3 (4.48%) Skype
4 3 (4.48%) SMS
4 3 (4.48%) VLAN
5 1 (1.49%) LAN
5 1 (1.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) MS Access
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (10.45%) Advertising
2 5 (7.46%) Finance
3 3 (4.48%) Retail
4 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (49.25%) IT Engineer
2 21 (31.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (29.85%) IT Support
4 17 (25.37%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (23.88%) IT Support Engineer
5 16 (23.88%) Support Engineer
6 9 (13.43%) Team Leader
7 7 (10.45%) Desktop Support
7 7 (10.45%) Desktop Support Team Leader
7 7 (10.45%) Desktop Team Leader
7 7 (10.45%) Support Team Leader
8 6 (8.96%) IT Technician
9 5 (7.46%) Analyst
9 5 (7.46%) Network Engineer
9 5 (7.46%) Support Analyst
10 3 (4.48%) Support Technician
11 2 (2.99%) 1st Line Support
11 2 (2.99%) 2nd Line Support
11 2 (2.99%) Coordinator
11 2 (2.99%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
1 3 (4.48%) User Experience
2 2 (2.99%) Fat Client
2 2 (2.99%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.49%) iSeries
3 1 (1.49%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (83.58%) Windows 10
3 46 (68.66%) Windows Server
4 45 (67.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (65.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (58.21%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.97%) Linux
8 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (74.63%) ITIL
2 6 (8.96%) Service Delivery
3 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (7.46%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (5.97%) Asset Management
5 3 (4.48%) Change Control
5 3 (4.48%) Mathematics
5 3 (4.48%) People Management
6 2 (2.99%) ERP
6 2 (2.99%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.99%) Security Patching
7 1 (1.49%) Analytical Thinking
7 1 (1.49%) Email Filtering
7 1 (1.49%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.49%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.49%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.49%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (1.49%) Patch Management
7 1 (1.49%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.37%) SQL
2 4 (5.97%) C
3 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.96%) DBS Check
2 6 (8.96%) MCP
2 6 (8.96%) MCSA
3 4 (5.97%) MCSE
4 3 (4.48%) CCNA
4 3 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.49%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.49%) Degree
5 1 (1.49%) MCDST
5 1 (1.49%) MCITP
5 1 (1.49%) MCTS
5 1 (1.49%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 57 (85.07%) Active Directory
2 48 (71.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (49.25%) Hyper-V
3 33 (49.25%) VirtualBox
4 17 (25.37%) XenApp
4 17 (25.37%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) SCCM
2 3 (4.48%) SCSM
Vendors
1 49 (73.13%) VMware
2 39 (58.21%) Microsoft
3 30 (44.78%) Citrix
4 4 (5.97%) HP
5 2 (2.99%) Cisco
5 2 (2.99%) McAfee