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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
England / West Midlands
Rank 127 159 116
Rank change year-on-year +32 -43  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 84 78 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.78% 1.27% 2.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.60% 6.43% 8.75%
Number of salaries quoted 72 58 62
Median salary £26,750 £27,500 £25,125
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.72% +9.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,900 £18,300
10% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £37,500 £35,500
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £27,500 £26,575
% change year-on-year - +3.48%  

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 977 1213 1200
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 20.72% 19.79% 23.83%
Number of salaries quoted 847 1028 1020
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.77% +2.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,775 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 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
Birmingham +13 27 £22,500 -19.64% 2
Warwickshire +35 20 £32,250 +17.27% 7
Staffordshire +15 13 £20,000 -42.85%
Coventry +5 10 £33,875 +23.18% 2
Worcestershire -6 4 £20,250 -45.00% 1
Shropshire - 4 £23,000 - 1
Solihull -8 2 £20,163 -6.21% 1
Herefordshire - 2 £22,000 -
Brierley Hill - 2 £27,250 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £21,500 -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 194 (100.00%) Windows
2 140 (72.16%) Active Directory
3 125 (64.43%) Microsoft
4 93 (47.94%) Windows 10
5 83 (42.78%) Windows 8
6 78 (40.21%) Windows Server
7 75 (38.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 75 (38.66%) MS Office
8 72 (37.11%) MS Exchange
8 72 (37.11%) VMware
9 65 (33.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 64 (32.99%) MS Excel
11 56 (28.87%) Citrix
12 42 (21.65%) Exchange Server 2010
13 40 (20.62%) ITIL
14 39 (20.10%) Cisco
15 37 (19.07%) Exchange Server 2013
16 34 (17.53%) Degree
17 32 (16.49%) SLA
17 32 (16.49%) VPN
18 31 (15.98%) VMware Infrastructure
19 26 (13.40%) LAN
20 25 (12.89%) Microsoft Certification
21 24 (12.37%) MCSE
22 23 (11.86%) SCCM
23 22 (11.34%) DNS
24 21 (10.82%) Office 365
25 20 (10.31%) WAN
25 20 (10.31%) SQL
26 19 (9.79%) DHCP

Windows 7
Top Related 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 72 (37.11%) MS Exchange
2 42 (21.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (19.07%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (2.58%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.55%) IIS
6 1 (0.52%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 75 (38.66%) MS Office
2 64 (32.99%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.58%) MS Project
3 5 (2.58%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.03%) Acrobat
5 2 (1.03%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 6 (3.09%) Sentinel
2 3 (1.55%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.03%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.82%) Office 365
2 13 (6.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.61%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 32 (16.49%) VPN
2 26 (13.40%) LAN
3 22 (11.34%) DNS
4 20 (10.31%) WAN
5 19 (9.79%) DHCP
6 13 (6.70%) Firewall
6 13 (6.70%) TCP/IP
7 12 (6.19%) 802.11
8 9 (4.64%) VoIP
9 5 (2.58%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (2.58%) Wireless
10 4 (2.06%) Internet
10 4 (2.06%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (2.06%) SAN
11 3 (1.55%) ISDN
11 3 (1.55%) Network Security
12 2 (1.03%) Asterisk PBX
12 2 (1.03%) Symposium
12 2 (1.03%) WebEx
13 1 (0.52%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.58%) MS Access
3 4 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Grunt
General
1 11 (5.67%) Manufacturing
1 11 (5.67%) Retail
2 8 (4.12%) Finance
2 8 (4.12%) Legal
3 7 (3.61%) Law
4 5 (2.58%) Advertising
5 3 (1.55%) Automotive
6 2 (1.03%) French Language
6 2 (1.03%) Games
7 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.52%) Local Government
7 1 (0.52%) Marketing
7 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (25.26%) IT Support
2 44 (22.68%) Analyst
3 29 (14.95%) IT Technician
3 29 (14.95%) Support Engineer
4 24 (12.37%) IT Engineer
4 24 (12.37%) Support Analyst
5 19 (9.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 19 (9.79%) Service Analyst
5 19 (9.79%) Service Desk Analyst
6 18 (9.28%) Support Technician
7 17 (8.76%) 2nd Line Support
7 17 (8.76%) IT Analyst
8 16 (8.25%) IT Support Analyst
9 15 (7.73%) IT Support Technician
10 13 (6.70%) Senior IT Engineer
11 12 (6.19%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (6.19%) IT Support Engineer
12 11 (5.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 11 (5.67%) Graduate
12 11 (5.67%) Infrastructure Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.19%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.55%) HTML
3 2 (1.03%) .NET
3 2 (1.03%) XML
4 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.52%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.22%) Blackberry
2 12 (6.19%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.61%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.58%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.58%) iPhone
6 4 (2.06%) FMCG
7 3 (1.55%) e-Learning
7 3 (1.55%) iPad
7 3 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.03%) EPoS
8 2 (1.03%) Handset
8 2 (1.03%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.03%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.52%) CCTV
9 1 (0.52%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.52%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 194 (100.00%) Windows
2 93 (47.94%) Windows 10
3 83 (42.78%) Windows 8
4 78 (40.21%) Windows Server
5 75 (38.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 65 (33.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (7.73%) Windows Vista
8 14 (7.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (6.70%) Windows XP
10 8 (4.12%) Android
10 8 (4.12%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.55%) Linux
12 2 (1.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (20.62%) ITIL
2 16 (8.25%) Service Delivery
3 13 (6.70%) Root Cause Analysis
3 13 (6.70%) Service Management
4 12 (6.19%) Data Analysis
5 9 (4.64%) Incident Management
6 8 (4.12%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (4.12%) ERP
6 8 (4.12%) Problem Management
7 7 (3.61%) Software Engineering
8 6 (3.09%) Disk Encryption
8 6 (3.09%) Document Management
8 6 (3.09%) ITIL V3
8 6 (3.09%) ITSM
8 6 (3.09%) Process Improvement
9 5 (2.58%) CRM
9 5 (2.58%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (2.58%) Project Management
9 5 (2.58%) Server Building
9 5 (2.58%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.31%) SQL
2 19 (9.79%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.12%) VB
4 6 (3.09%) VBScript
5 5 (2.58%) C
5 5 (2.58%) C#
6 2 (1.03%) Java
6 2 (1.03%) PHP
7 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (17.53%) Degree
2 25 (12.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (12.37%) MCSE
4 15 (7.73%) MCP
5 12 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (5.15%) CCNA
6 10 (5.15%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (3.61%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.06%) MCSA
8 4 (2.06%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.55%) DBS Check
10 2 (1.03%) MBCS
10 2 (1.03%) PMP
11 1 (0.52%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.52%) CCENT
11 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (16.49%) SLA
2 2 (1.03%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 140 (72.16%) Active Directory
2 31 (15.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.64%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.61%) VMware ESX
5 5 (2.58%) Terminal Services
5 5 (2.58%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.06%) vSphere
7 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (11.86%) SCCM
2 6 (3.09%) AirWatch
3 5 (2.58%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (2.06%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.52%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.52%) DameWare
6 1 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 125 (64.43%) Microsoft
2 72 (37.11%) VMware
3 56 (28.87%) Citrix
4 39 (20.10%) Cisco
5 14 (7.22%) HP
6 12 (6.19%) Dell
7 10 (5.15%) Google
8 7 (3.61%) Adobe
9 6 (3.09%) Fujitsu
10 4 (2.06%) F5
10 4 (2.06%) Mitel
11 3 (1.55%) Apple
11 3 (1.55%) LANDesk
11 3 (1.55%) Sage
11 3 (1.55%) Symantec
11 3 (1.55%) Wyse
12 2 (1.03%) Oracle
12 2 (1.03%) SAP
12 2 (1.03%) Sophos
12 2 (1.03%) Spiceworks
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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