Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 138 155
Rank change year-on-year -24 +17 -17
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 182 238 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.80% 2.07% 1.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.76% 10.31% 8.39%
Number of salaries quoted 157 210 171
West Midlands median annual salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.00% - -12.98%
10th Percentile £18,900 £18,750 £18,500
90th Percentile £42,200 £35,100 £38,750
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 West Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2077 2308 2205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.49% 20.10% 20.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1819 1928 1912
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in the West Midlands

Windows 7
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Windows 7 in the West Midlands

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows 7 in the West Midlands

Windows 7
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 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
Birmingham +32 81 £33,500 +25.23% 3
Coventry +8 35 £25,000 +6.38%
Staffordshire -1 19 £22,250 -5.32% 1
Warwickshire -16 13 £25,500 +15.91%
Shropshire -4 10 £22,000 -17.76% 1
Worcestershire -14 7 £26,000 +9.47%
Wolverhampton +8 5 £29,500 +6.31% 4
Solihull -4 5 £30,750 +53.75%
Herefordshire - 2 £21,000 -
West Bromwich - 2 £40,000 -
Sutton Coldfield +5 1 £23,000 +6.98%
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 182 (100.00%) Windows
2 108 (59.34%) Microsoft
3 107 (58.79%) Windows 10
4 98 (53.85%) Active Directory
5 76 (41.76%) Microsoft Office
6 75 (41.21%) Windows Server
7 73 (40.11%) ITIL
8 64 (35.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 60 (32.97%) VMware
10 55 (30.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 52 (28.57%) Citrix
12 51 (28.02%) Windows 8
13 48 (26.37%) SCCM
14 38 (20.88%) PowerShell
15 37 (20.33%) Office 365
16 34 (18.68%) DHCP
17 33 (18.13%) MS Exchange
18 29 (15.93%) VPN
19 28 (15.38%) DNS
19 28 (15.38%) SLA
19 28 (15.38%) Degree
20 27 (14.84%) WAN
21 26 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
21 26 (14.29%) Windows Vista
22 25 (13.74%) LAN
22 25 (13.74%) SQL
23 24 (13.19%) TCP/IP
24 23 (12.64%) Windows XP
24 23 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
25 22 (12.09%) Cisco

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 33 (18.13%) MS Exchange
2 16 (8.79%) SharePoint
3 15 (8.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (6.04%) IIS
6 7 (3.85%) Skype for Business
7 6 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.20%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.55%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 76 (41.76%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (8.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 37 (20.33%) Office 365
2 7 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.75%) G Suite
3 5 (2.75%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 34 (18.68%) DHCP
2 29 (15.93%) VPN
3 28 (15.38%) DNS
4 27 (14.84%) WAN
5 25 (13.74%) LAN
6 24 (13.19%) TCP/IP
7 14 (7.69%) SAN
8 12 (6.59%) Firewall
9 11 (6.04%) 802.11
9 11 (6.04%) VLAN
10 9 (4.95%) Internet
11 7 (3.85%) Skype
11 7 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (2.75%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (2.20%) MPLS
13 4 (2.20%) VoIP
14 2 (1.10%) Cisco IOS
14 2 (1.10%) Softphone
14 2 (1.10%) Structured Cabling
14 2 (1.10%) Symposium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.79%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (9.89%) InstallShield
1 18 (9.89%) MSI
2 5 (2.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 19 (10.44%) Finance
2 12 (6.59%) Automotive
3 11 (6.04%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.30%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.65%) Marketing
6 2 (1.10%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 57 (31.32%) Analyst
2 35 (19.23%) Support Engineer
3 30 (16.48%) IT Support
4 24 (13.19%) Desktop Support
4 24 (13.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 23 (12.64%) Support Analyst
6 19 (10.44%) IT Engineer
7 15 (8.24%) 2nd Line Support
8 13 (7.14%) Applications Packager
8 13 (7.14%) Deployment Analyst
8 13 (7.14%) IT Technician
9 12 (6.59%) Applications Support
9 12 (6.59%) Support Technician
10 11 (6.04%) IT Support Engineer
10 11 (6.04%) Service Analyst
11 10 (5.49%) 3rd Line Support
11 10 (5.49%) Desktop Analyst
11 10 (5.49%) IT Analyst
11 10 (5.49%) IT Support Technician
11 10 (5.49%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.04%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.20%) Software Packaging
3 2 (1.10%) .NET
4 1 (0.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.24%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.04%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (4.95%) AS400
4 8 (4.40%) iSeries
5 5 (2.75%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.75%) Life Science
5 5 (2.75%) Smartphone
6 4 (2.20%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.65%) EPoS
7 3 (1.65%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.65%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.10%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.10%) Handset
9 1 (0.55%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.55%) Replication
9 1 (0.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 182 (100.00%) Windows
2 107 (58.79%) Windows 10
3 75 (41.21%) Windows Server
4 64 (35.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 55 (30.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 51 (28.02%) Windows 8
7 26 (14.29%) Windows Vista
8 23 (12.64%) Windows XP
9 14 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (3.85%) Linux
11 4 (2.20%) Android
12 3 (1.65%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.55%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (40.11%) ITIL
2 19 (10.44%) Application Packaging
3 17 (9.34%) Configuration Management
4 16 (8.79%) Personalization
5 14 (7.69%) Security Patching
6 13 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
6 13 (7.14%) Software Deployment
7 11 (6.04%) Data Analysis
8 10 (5.49%) Process Improvement
9 9 (4.95%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (4.95%) Service Management
10 8 (4.40%) ITIL V3
11 7 (3.85%) Logistics
11 7 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (3.85%) Service Delivery
12 6 (3.30%) Disk Encryption
12 6 (3.30%) Presales
12 6 (3.30%) Problem Management
13 5 (2.75%) Incident Management
13 5 (2.75%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 38 (20.88%) PowerShell
2 25 (13.74%) SQL
3 19 (10.44%) VBScript
4 7 (3.85%) VB
5 6 (3.30%) C
6 2 (1.10%) C#
6 2 (1.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (15.38%) Degree
2 26 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (10.44%) MCSE
4 13 (7.14%) MCP
5 11 (6.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 11 (6.04%) Master's Degree
6 10 (5.49%) Security Cleared
7 6 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.75%) CCNA
8 5 (2.75%) NVQ Level 3
8 5 (2.75%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.20%) MCDST
9 4 (2.20%) MCSA
10 2 (1.10%) DBS Check
10 2 (1.10%) MCITP
10 2 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (15.38%) SLA
2 3 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.55%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 98 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 23 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (10.99%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (6.04%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.20%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.20%) XenApp
6 3 (1.65%) BitLocker
6 3 (1.65%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.10%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 48 (26.37%) SCCM
2 9 (4.95%) NetBackup
3 6 (3.30%) WSUS
4 5 (2.75%) AirWatch
5 3 (1.65%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.10%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.55%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 108 (59.34%) Microsoft
2 60 (32.97%) VMware
3 52 (28.57%) Citrix
4 22 (12.09%) Cisco
4 22 (12.09%) HP
5 19 (10.44%) AppSense
6 13 (7.14%) IBM
7 12 (6.59%) Veeam
8 9 (4.95%) Nimble Storage
9 7 (3.85%) Dell
9 7 (3.85%) EqualLogic
9 7 (3.85%) Symantec
9 7 (3.85%) Synology
10 6 (3.30%) Barracuda Networks
10 6 (3.30%) Fujitsu
10 6 (3.30%) Google
11 5 (2.75%) Adobe
12 4 (2.20%) Juniper
12 4 (2.20%) Polycom
13 3 (1.65%) Lotus