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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 120 119
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 111 124 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.16% 2.01% 2.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.83% 10.67% 9.95%
Number of salaries quoted 100 114 96
Median salary £29,000 £28,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.75% +14.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £21,500 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £42,650
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year - +5.76%  

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 1129 1162 1216
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 21.97% 18.84% 21.38%
Number of salaries quoted 978 952 1079
Median salary £36,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.76% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £55,000 £50,000
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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +11 38 £31,500 +16.66% 6
Coventry +5 27 £29,000 +9.43% 3
Warwickshire +9 21 £26,500 -11.66% 2
Staffordshire +7 11 £26,500 -18.46%
Solihull -2 5 £25,750 +14.44%
Worcestershire -5 4 £31,059 +57.26%
Shropshire -1 2 £23,750 -12.03% 2
West Bromwich - 2 £30,000 -
Wolverhampton +7 1 £22,000 -34.32%
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 193 (100.00%) Windows
2 124 (64.25%) Active Directory
3 120 (62.18%) Microsoft
4 105 (54.40%) Windows 10
5 94 (48.70%) Windows Server
6 81 (41.97%) VMware
7 73 (37.82%) Windows 8
8 71 (36.79%) Microsoft Office
9 70 (36.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 66 (34.20%) MS Exchange
10 66 (34.20%) Windows Server 2008
11 56 (29.02%) Citrix
12 49 (25.39%) ITIL
13 43 (22.28%) Cisco
14 41 (21.24%) DHCP
15 40 (20.73%) VPN
16 38 (19.69%) Exchange Server 2013
16 38 (19.69%) Exchange Server 2010
17 36 (18.65%) WAN
18 33 (17.10%) DNS
18 33 (17.10%) SQL
19 32 (16.58%) LAN
19 32 (16.58%) Office 365
20 31 (16.06%) SLA
21 30 (15.54%) SCCM
22 29 (15.03%) PowerShell
23 26 (13.47%) TCP/IP
23 26 (13.47%) VMware Infrastructure
24 24 (12.44%) Degree
25 19 (9.84%) SQL Server

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 66 (34.20%) MS Exchange
2 38 (19.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 38 (19.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (7.77%) IIS
3 15 (7.77%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.52%) CMS
5 1 (0.52%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 71 (36.79%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (7.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.59%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (16.58%) Office 365
2 18 (9.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.59%) G Suite
4 1 (0.52%) IaaS
4 1 (0.52%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.52%) PaaS
4 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (21.24%) DHCP
2 40 (20.73%) VPN
3 36 (18.65%) WAN
4 33 (17.10%) DNS
5 32 (16.58%) LAN
6 26 (13.47%) TCP/IP
7 17 (8.81%) SAN
8 14 (7.25%) Firewall
9 10 (5.18%) 802.11
9 10 (5.18%) Internet
10 9 (4.66%) VoIP
11 8 (4.15%) VLAN
11 8 (4.15%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (2.07%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (2.07%) WebEx
13 3 (1.55%) MPLS
13 3 (1.55%) Wireless
14 2 (1.04%) NAS
14 2 (1.04%) Softphone
14 2 (1.04%) Symposium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (4.15%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.52%) MS Access
4 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (2.59%) InstallShield
2 5 (2.59%) MSI
3 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.52%) Subversion
3 1 (0.52%) Xcode
General
1 16 (8.29%) Manufacturing
2 10 (5.18%) Finance
2 10 (5.18%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.11%) Automotive
3 6 (3.11%) Retail
4 3 (1.55%) Advertising
4 3 (1.55%) Legal
5 2 (1.04%) French Language
5 2 (1.04%) Law
6 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.52%) Games
6 1 (0.52%) Local Government
6 1 (0.52%) Marketing
6 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (23.32%) Analyst
2 31 (16.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 30 (15.54%) IT Support
4 28 (14.51%) IT Technician
5 27 (13.99%) Support Engineer
6 23 (11.92%) IT Engineer
7 20 (10.36%) Support Analyst
8 17 (8.81%) Infrastructure Technician
9 15 (7.77%) Desktop Support
10 13 (6.74%) 2nd Line Support
10 13 (6.74%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (6.74%) Senior IT Engineer
10 13 (6.74%) Service Analyst
10 13 (6.74%) Service Desk Analyst
11 12 (6.22%) Support Technician
12 11 (5.70%) IT Analyst
13 10 (5.18%) IT Support Analyst
13 10 (5.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 9 (4.66%) 3rd Line Support
14 9 (4.66%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.18%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.55%) .NET
3 2 (1.04%) XML
4 1 (0.52%) Cocoa
4 1 (0.52%) HTML
4 1 (0.52%) JSON
4 1 (0.52%) REST
4 1 (0.52%) SOAP
4 1 (0.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.70%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.18%) EPoS
3 9 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.66%) Blackberry
4 6 (3.11%) Life Science
4 6 (3.11%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.59%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.07%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.55%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.04%) AS400
8 2 (1.04%) iPad
8 2 (1.04%) iSeries
8 2 (1.04%) Replication
9 1 (0.52%) CCTV
9 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.52%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.52%) Robotics
9 1 (0.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 193 (100.00%) Windows
2 105 (54.40%) Windows 10
3 94 (48.70%) Windows Server
4 73 (37.82%) Windows 8
5 70 (36.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 66 (34.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (7.77%) Windows XP
8 14 (7.25%) Windows Vista
9 11 (5.70%) Apple iOS
9 11 (5.70%) Linux
10 9 (4.66%) Android
11 7 (3.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (2.07%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (25.39%) ITIL
2 12 (6.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (5.18%) Data Analysis
3 10 (5.18%) Process Improvement
4 9 (4.66%) ITIL V3
4 9 (4.66%) Service Delivery
5 8 (4.15%) Problem Management
6 7 (3.63%) CRM
6 7 (3.63%) Incident Management
7 6 (3.11%) Application Packaging
7 6 (3.11%) ERP
7 6 (3.11%) Mobile Device Management
7 6 (3.11%) Network Management
7 6 (3.11%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (3.11%) Performance Analysis
7 6 (3.11%) Presales
8 5 (2.59%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (2.59%) ETL
8 5 (2.59%) Personalization
8 5 (2.59%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 33 (17.10%) SQL
2 29 (15.03%) PowerShell
3 11 (5.70%) VBScript
4 5 (2.59%) C#
4 5 (2.59%) VB
5 4 (2.07%) VBA
6 1 (0.52%) Apple Swift
6 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 24 (12.44%) Degree
2 16 (8.29%) MCSE
2 16 (8.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (6.22%) MCP
4 10 (5.18%) CCNA
4 10 (5.18%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (5.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 10 (5.18%) Master's Degree
5 6 (3.11%) MCSA
6 5 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (2.59%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.55%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.04%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.04%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.52%) CCENT
9 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.52%) MBCS
9 1 (0.52%) MCITP
9 1 (0.52%) MCTS
9 1 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (16.06%) SLA
2 3 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.52%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 124 (64.25%) Active Directory
2 26 (13.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (8.81%) Hyper-V
4 12 (6.22%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (3.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.55%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.55%) XenApp
7 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (15.54%) SCCM
2 9 (4.66%) NetBackup
3 6 (3.11%) WSUS
4 4 (2.07%) AirWatch
4 4 (2.07%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.55%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.55%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.55%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 120 (62.18%) Microsoft
2 81 (41.97%) VMware
3 56 (29.02%) Citrix
4 43 (22.28%) Cisco
5 14 (7.25%) HP
6 8 (4.15%) Oracle
7 7 (3.63%) Dell
8 6 (3.11%) Fujitsu
8 6 (3.11%) Symantec
9 5 (2.59%) Adobe
9 5 (2.59%) AppSense
9 5 (2.59%) Google
9 5 (2.59%) Nimble Storage
10 4 (2.07%) Apple
10 4 (2.07%) EqualLogic
10 4 (2.07%) IBM
10 4 (2.07%) Synology
10 4 (2.07%) Veeam
11 3 (1.55%) F5
12 2 (1.04%) MobileIron
Telford
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
I3
Salary: £36000 - £39000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Salary: £18070 - £20661 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + Pension Scheme + Healthcare
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leamington Spa
Spectrum IT
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £39,489 - 59,235 per year + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago