Period
to 18 November 2019

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 18 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 162 135 162
Rank change year-on-year -27 +27 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 110 178 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.51% 2.12% 1.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.28% 11.13% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 91 145 156
West Midlands median annual salary £25,500 £27,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.27% +3.77% +6.00%
10th Percentile £19,250 £18,750 £19,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £46,500 £42,250
England median annual salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% -

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 1,511 1,600 2,057
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.69% 19.10% 20.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,158 1,303 1,808
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,785
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.98% +2.24%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £53,813
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

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 18 November 2019.

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 18 November 2019. 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 -5 46 £27,500 +3.77% 7
Staffordshire +18 19 £22,250 +14.10% 4
Solihull -4 10 £24,000 -40.00% 4
Coventry -13 7 £52,500 +62.16% 3
Warwickshire -14 6 £51,250 +132.95% 5
Dudley - 6 £28,250 - 1
Walsall -3 5 £20,000 -25.93% 2
Shropshire +7 3 £21,500 +2.38% 2
West Bromwich - 3 £20,000 -
Stourbridge -1 2 £21,500 -
Sutton Coldfield +17 1 £22,500 +15.38%
Wolverhampton +13 1 - -
Worcestershire -14 1 £30,000 +22.45% 3
Herefordshire - 1 £21,000 - 2
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2019, 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.

1 110 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (60.00%) Windows 10
3 65 (59.09%) Active Directory
4 56 (50.91%) Microsoft
5 43 (39.09%) Microsoft Office
6 41 (37.27%) Office 365
7 36 (32.73%) SCCM
7 36 (32.73%) Windows Server
8 32 (29.09%) MS Exchange
9 31 (28.18%) ITIL
9 31 (28.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 29 (26.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 26 (23.64%) SLA
12 22 (20.00%) Windows 8
13 21 (19.09%) Data Centre
14 19 (17.27%) DHCP
14 19 (17.27%) Windows Server 2003
14 19 (17.27%) SQL
14 19 (17.27%) VMware
15 18 (16.36%) DNS
16 17 (15.45%) Hyper-V
17 16 (14.55%) Firewall
17 16 (14.55%) TCP/IP
18 15 (13.64%) LAN
18 15 (13.64%) WAN
18 15 (13.64%) Self-Motivation
19 14 (12.73%) Cisco
19 14 (12.73%) Root Cause Analysis
19 14 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
20 13 (11.82%) Exchange Server 2013

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 32 (29.09%) MS Exchange
2 13 (11.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (6.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.82%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.91%) Apache
6 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.91%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 43 (39.09%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (10.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (8.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.73%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.91%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.91%) Autodesk Inventor
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.91%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 41 (37.27%) Office 365
2 8 (7.27%) Azure
3 6 (5.45%) AWS
4 4 (3.64%) G Suite
5 2 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.82%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.91%) iTunes
6 1 (0.91%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.91%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.27%) DHCP
2 18 (16.36%) DNS
3 16 (14.55%) Firewall
3 16 (14.55%) TCP/IP
4 15 (13.64%) LAN
4 15 (13.64%) WAN
5 13 (11.82%) VPN
6 7 (6.36%) Unified Communications
6 7 (6.36%) VLAN
7 6 (5.45%) VoIP
8 5 (4.55%) Wireless
9 4 (3.64%) Internet
10 2 (1.82%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.82%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.82%) IPsec
10 2 (1.82%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (1.82%) SAN
10 2 (1.82%) Skype
10 2 (1.82%) SMTP
11 1 (0.91%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.91%) Big Data
4 1 (0.91%) MySQL
4 1 (0.91%) Power BI
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.82%) InstallShield
1 2 (1.82%) MSI
General
1 10 (9.09%) Finance
1 10 (9.09%) Retail
2 7 (6.36%) Law
3 5 (4.55%) Public Sector
4 3 (2.73%) Legal
4 3 (2.73%) Local Government
5 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.91%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (29.09%) Analyst
2 20 (18.18%) IT Engineer
3 18 (16.36%) IT Support
4 17 (15.45%) Architect
4 17 (15.45%) Support Engineer
5 15 (13.64%) Support Analyst
6 12 (10.91%) IT Support Engineer
6 12 (10.91%) Service Analyst
6 12 (10.91%) Service Desk Analyst
7 11 (10.00%) SCCM Architect
7 11 (10.00%) Technical Architect
8 8 (7.27%) 1st Line Support
9 7 (6.36%) Applications Support
9 7 (6.36%) Applications Support Analyst
9 7 (6.36%) Data Analyst
10 6 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
11 5 (4.55%) IT Analyst
11 5 (4.55%) SQL Analyst
11 5 (4.55%) SQL Support Analyst
12 4 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.73%) .NET
2 2 (1.82%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.91%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.09%) Data Centre
2 15 (13.64%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (7.27%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.45%) Driving Licence
4 6 (5.45%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.73%) Replication
5 3 (2.73%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.82%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.82%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (1.82%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.82%) EPoS
7 1 (0.91%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.91%) Handset
7 1 (0.91%) iPad
7 1 (0.91%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 110 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (60.00%) Windows 10
3 36 (32.73%) Windows Server
4 31 (28.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (26.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (20.00%) Windows 8
7 19 (17.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (8.18%) Android
8 9 (8.18%) Windows XP
9 7 (6.36%) Apple iOS
9 7 (6.36%) Linux
10 5 (4.55%) CentOS
11 4 (3.64%) Ubuntu
12 3 (2.73%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.82%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.82%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.91%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.18%) ITIL
2 14 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (12.73%) Root Cause Analysis
3 13 (11.82%) Break/Fix
3 13 (11.82%) Ticket Management
4 12 (10.91%) ITSM
5 11 (10.00%) Change Management
5 11 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (9.09%) Asset Management
7 9 (8.18%) Migration
8 8 (7.27%) Facilities Management
8 8 (7.27%) Preventative Maintenance
9 7 (6.36%) Document Management
9 7 (6.36%) Time Management
10 6 (5.45%) Information Security
10 6 (5.45%) Information Security Management
10 6 (5.45%) ISMS
10 6 (5.45%) Security Management
11 5 (4.55%) Process Management
11 5 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.27%) SQL
2 5 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.73%) C#
4 1 (0.91%) Java
4 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.91%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (7.27%) DBS Check
2 7 (6.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.45%) CCNA
3 6 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.73%) Degree
4 3 (2.73%) MCP
4 3 (2.73%) MCSE
5 2 (1.82%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.82%) MCSA
6 1 (0.91%) CCNP
6 1 (0.91%) GNVQ
6 1 (0.91%) MCITP
6 1 (0.91%) MCTS
6 1 (0.91%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (23.64%) SLA
2 2 (1.82%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.82%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.91%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.91%) GDPR
System Software
1 65 (59.09%) Active Directory
2 17 (15.45%) Hyper-V
3 11 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.82%) vSphere
5 1 (0.91%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (0.91%) Docker
5 1 (0.91%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 36 (32.73%) SCCM
2 4 (3.64%) Backup Exec
2 4 (3.64%) vCenter Server
3 3 (2.73%) WSUS
4 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.82%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.91%) Ansible
5 1 (0.91%) Icinga
5 1 (0.91%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.91%) Terraform
Vendors
1 56 (50.91%) Microsoft
2 19 (17.27%) VMware
3 14 (12.73%) Cisco
4 10 (9.09%) ServiceNow
5 8 (7.27%) Citrix
5 8 (7.27%) Oracle
6 7 (6.36%) Veeam
7 6 (5.45%) iManage
7 6 (5.45%) Remedy
7 6 (5.45%) Sony
8 5 (4.55%) CommVault
8 5 (4.55%) EMC
9 4 (3.64%) Symantec
10 3 (2.73%) Acronis
10 3 (2.73%) Adobe
10 3 (2.73%) Google
10 3 (2.73%) IBM
10 3 (2.73%) Sophos
11 2 (1.82%) SonicWALL
11 2 (1.82%) Tableau