Period
to 4 August 2020

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 4 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
England > West Midlands
6 months to
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 134 162 125
Rank change year-on-year +28 -37 +30
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 49 125 222
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.43% 1.62% 2.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.04% 7.96% 12.74%
Number of salaries quoted 50 111 175
Median annual salary £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% -1.89% -5.36%
10th Percentile £18,750 £19,250 £18,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £51,750 £47,500
England median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -

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 811 1,570 1,743
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 23.67% 20.41% 18.84%
Number of salaries quoted 650 1,186 1,400
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +3.81%
10th Percentile £24,500 £23,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £63,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows 7 in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 4 August 2020.

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 4 August 2020. 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 +13 18 £50,000 +81.82%
Staffordshire +24 11 £19,500 -7.14% 1
Coventry +34 6 £25,000 -15.25% 2
Worcestershire +28 5 £27,500 +10.00%
Wolverhampton - 2 £22,500 -
Warwickshire +37 1 - -
Shropshire +24 1 - -
Solihull +4 1 - -
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2020, IT jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (55.10%) Windows 10
3 21 (42.86%) SCCM
4 18 (36.73%) Active Directory
4 18 (36.73%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (34.69%) SLA
5 17 (34.69%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
7 13 (26.53%) PowerShell
8 12 (24.49%) ITIL
9 11 (22.45%) Microsoft Excel
9 11 (22.45%) Symantec
9 11 (22.45%) Finance
9 11 (22.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 11 (22.45%) Windows 8
10 10 (20.41%) Windows XP
11 9 (18.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 8 (16.33%) MS Exchange
12 8 (16.33%) Cisco
12 8 (16.33%) Citrix
12 8 (16.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 7 (14.29%) Windows Server
13 7 (14.29%) VMware
13 7 (14.29%) VPN
13 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
13 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (14.29%) Office 365
13 7 (14.29%) Hyper-V
14 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008

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 8 (16.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (22.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) Office 365
2 2 (4.08%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) VPN
2 5 (10.20%) Wireless
3 4 (8.16%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.08%) DHCP
5 2 (4.08%) DNS
5 2 (4.08%) SAN
5 2 (4.08%) VLAN
5 2 (4.08%) WAN
5 2 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.04%) LAN
6 1 (2.04%) VoIP
6 1 (2.04%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (22.45%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Back Office
2 1 (2.04%) Law
2 1 (2.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Analyst
2 14 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (16.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Customer Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Customer Support Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Desktop Support
6 5 (10.20%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 4 (8.16%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (8.16%) IT Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) IT Support
8 3 (6.12%) Administrator
8 3 (6.12%) Field Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.16%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (6.12%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.04%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.04%) EPoS
5 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (55.10%) Windows 10
3 11 (22.45%) Windows 8
4 10 (20.41%) Windows XP
5 7 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (24.49%) ITIL
3 8 (16.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (10.20%) Incident Management
4 5 (10.20%) ITSM
5 4 (8.16%) Asset Management
5 4 (8.16%) Security Management
6 3 (6.12%) Break/Fix
6 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.08%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (4.08%) Security Patching
7 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.04%) Change Management
8 1 (2.04%) Document Management
8 1 (2.04%) Innovative Thinking
8 1 (2.04%) ITIL V3
8 1 (2.04%) Server Patching
8 1 (2.04%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.04%) System Testing
8 1 (2.04%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.53%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.08%) C#
2 2 (4.08%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) DBS Check
1 3 (6.12%) MCSE
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.08%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.04%) MCP
3 1 (2.04%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (34.69%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (36.73%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) Firmware
3 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (42.86%) SCCM
2 9 (18.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.45%) Symantec
3 8 (16.33%) Cisco
3 8 (16.33%) Citrix
4 7 (14.29%) VMware
5 4 (8.16%) Remedy
5 4 (8.16%) ServiceNow
6 3 (6.12%) Dell
6 3 (6.12%) HP
6 3 (6.12%) Samsung
6 3 (6.12%) Toshiba
6 3 (6.12%) Xerox
7 2 (4.08%) Apple
7 2 (4.08%) Meraki
8 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.04%) EMC
8 1 (2.04%) iManage