Period
to 19 January 2021

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 19 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 164 179 130
Rank change year-on-year +15 -49 +46
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 25 86 165
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.71% 1.28% 2.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.37% 5.95% 10.89%
Number of salaries quoted 23 73 132
Median annual salary £25,000 £26,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.66% -7.02% +14.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £19,250 £19,025
90th Percentile £39,200 £67,500 £43,750
England median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.76% +5.00%

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 742 1,445 1,515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 21.19% 21.51% 19.60%
Number of salaries quoted 569 1,146 1,257
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £22,950 £22,263 £22,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -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 19 January 2021.

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 19 January 2021. 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
Staffordshire +20 6 £22,500 +2.27% 4
Birmingham +12 6 £29,000 -10.77% 3
Coventry +35 5 £36,000 -57.65%
Solihull +14 3 £23,500 -6.00%
Warwickshire +18 2 £45,000 -30.77%
Wolverhampton -8 2 £22,500 -
Worcestershire +16 1 £20,000 -33.33%
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2021, 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (56.00%) Office 365
3 14 (56.00%) Windows 10
4 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
6 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
6 7 (28.00%) SQL
7 6 (24.00%) ITIL
7 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (24.00%) SLA
8 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 5 (20.00%) Back Office
8 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (16.00%) Ticket Management
9 4 (16.00%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (16.00%) Storage Management
9 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Content Management
9 4 (16.00%) Azure
9 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (16.00%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (16.00%) Bond Adapt
9 4 (16.00%) SCCM
9 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (16.00%) Finance
9 4 (16.00%) Front Office
9 4 (16.00%) VB6
9 4 (16.00%) Data Management

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 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.00%) IBM Notes
2 4 (16.00%) IIS
3 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Bond Adapt
1 4 (16.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (56.00%) Office 365
2 4 (16.00%) Azure
2 4 (16.00%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (8.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.00%) LAN
2 3 (12.00%) VPN
2 3 (12.00%) WAN
3 2 (8.00%) VLAN
4 1 (4.00%) MPLS
4 1 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 5 (20.00%) Back Office
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Front Office
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Support Analyst
3 8 (32.00%) IT Support
4 5 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Applications Support
5 4 (16.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Support Technician
6 3 (12.00%) Data Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) IT Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Software Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Software Support Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support Technician
7 2 (8.00%) Desktop Technician
7 2 (8.00%) IT Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
1 4 (16.00%) CSS
1 4 (16.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) LDAP
2 1 (4.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Windows 10
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Vista
5 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (8.00%) Android
6 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Content Management
2 4 (16.00%) Data Management
2 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Content Management
2 4 (16.00%) Storage Management
2 4 (16.00%) Ticket Management
3 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Inventory Management
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (8.00%) ITSM
4 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.00%) Chat Support
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.00%) Migration
5 1 (4.00%) Online Security
5 1 (4.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (16.00%) VB
2 4 (16.00%) VB6
3 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) IBM
2 4 (16.00%) Lotus
3 2 (8.00%) Apple
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco
3 2 (8.00%) Meraki
4 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.00%) Symantec
4 1 (4.00%) Twitter