The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 71 89 91
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 46 30 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.65% 1.75% 2.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.86% 7.06% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 40 22 28
Average salary £28,000 £29,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +34.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,050 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% -13.33%
Windows 7
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
388 425 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.35% 24.74% 29.69%
Number of salaries quoted 323 339 439
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Cheshire region.

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Cheshire

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Windows 7
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +23 19 £23,500 -21.66% 2
Crewe +4 10 £22,000 -15.38%
Knutsford -6 8 £33,750 - 1
Chester +12 3 £28,500 -28.75% 1
Wilmslow -6 1 £38,500 +92.50% 1
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7.

1 94 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (48.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (47.87%) Microsoft
4 43 (45.74%) Active Directory
5 42 (44.68%) ITIL
6 41 (43.62%) VPN
7 40 (42.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 38 (40.43%) MCSE
9 36 (38.30%) MS Excel
10 35 (37.23%) MCP
11 34 (36.17%) MCITP
12 31 (32.98%) Windows 8
12 31 (32.98%) MCSA
13 30 (31.91%) DHCP
13 30 (31.91%) DNS
14 28 (29.79%) TCP/IP
14 28 (29.79%) MS Office
14 28 (29.79%) Windows Server 2012
15 27 (28.72%) MS Exchange
16 25 (26.60%) Windows XP
17 24 (25.53%) VMware
18 22 (23.40%) Cisco
19 18 (19.15%) MCTS
20 17 (18.09%) Exchange Server 2010
20 17 (18.09%) Hyper-V
20 17 (18.09%) Linux
21 16 (17.02%) WAN
22 15 (15.96%) UNIX
23 14 (14.89%) LAN
23 14 (14.89%) Cisco Certification

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (28.72%) MS Exchange
2 17 (18.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (7.45%) IBM Notes
5 6 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.06%) IIS
Applications
1 36 (38.30%) MS Excel
2 28 (29.79%) MS Office
3 7 (7.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.45%) Office 365
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (43.62%) VPN
2 30 (31.91%) DNS
2 30 (31.91%) DHCP
3 28 (29.79%) TCP/IP
4 16 (17.02%) WAN
5 14 (14.89%) LAN
6 9 (9.57%) VLAN
7 8 (8.51%) SAN
8 7 (7.45%) NAS
8 7 (7.45%) Wireless
9 6 (6.38%) VDSL
9 6 (6.38%) Firewall
9 6 (6.38%) ADSL
10 2 (2.13%) Internet
11 1 (1.06%) VoIP
11 1 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Subversion
1 2 (2.13%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (9.57%) Finance
2 8 (8.51%) Retail
3 6 (6.38%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.26%) Legal
5 3 (3.19%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.13%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.13%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (2.13%) Advertising
6 2 (2.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (39.36%) Analyst
2 20 (21.28%) 2nd Line Support
3 16 (17.02%) Service Analyst
3 16 (17.02%) Service Desk Analyst
4 15 (15.96%) Support Analyst
5 13 (13.83%) 1st Line Support
6 12 (12.77%) Support Engineer
7 11 (11.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (8.51%) Help Desk Analyst
8 8 (8.51%) IT Manager
9 7 (7.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 7 (7.45%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 7 (7.45%) IT Support
10 6 (6.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 5 (5.32%) Service Desk Engineer
11 5 (5.32%) 3rd Line Support
12 4 (4.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 4 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
12 4 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
12 4 (4.26%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.19%) .NET
1 3 (3.19%) Web Services
2 2 (2.13%) XML
2 2 (2.13%) WSDL
2 2 (2.13%) Cocoa
2 2 (2.13%) JSON
2 2 (2.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.32%) User Experience
3 3 (3.19%) EPoS
3 3 (3.19%) Thin Client
3 3 (3.19%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.13%) iPhone
4 2 (2.13%) iPad
4 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 94 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (48.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (32.98%) Windows 8
4 28 (29.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (26.60%) Windows XP
6 17 (18.09%) Linux
7 15 (15.96%) UNIX
8 14 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (8.51%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (44.68%) ITIL
2 8 (8.51%) Service Delivery
2 8 (8.51%) Risk Management
2 8 (8.51%) ITIL V3
3 7 (7.45%) Incident Management
3 7 (7.45%) Business Continuity
3 7 (7.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (7.45%) Project Management
4 6 (6.38%) CRM
4 6 (6.38%) Change Management
4 6 (6.38%) Migration
4 6 (6.38%) Customer Engagement
4 6 (6.38%) Mobile Device Management
4 6 (6.38%) Mentoring
5 5 (5.32%) Asset Management
5 5 (5.32%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.19%) Security Management
6 3 (3.19%) Line Management
7 2 (2.13%) Investment Management
7 2 (2.13%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.89%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.32%) SQL
3 3 (3.19%) VB
3 3 (3.19%) VB.NET
3 3 (3.19%) VB6
4 2 (2.13%) C
4 2 (2.13%) C++
4 2 (2.13%) Java
4 2 (2.13%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 40 (42.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (40.43%) MCSE
3 35 (37.23%) MCP
4 34 (36.17%) MCITP
5 31 (32.98%) MCSA
6 18 (19.15%) MCTS
7 14 (14.89%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (14.89%) CCNA
8 6 (6.38%) JNCIA
9 5 (5.32%) MCDST
9 5 (5.32%) SC Cleared
9 5 (5.32%) Security Cleared
10 4 (4.26%) Degree
10 4 (4.26%) CCENT
10 4 (4.26%) CCIE
10 4 (4.26%) CCDP
11 3 (3.19%) HND
11 3 (3.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (2.13%) MCT
12 2 (2.13%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.57%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (45.74%) Active Directory
2 17 (18.09%) Hyper-V
3 11 (11.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (8.51%) Terminal Server
5 3 (3.19%) XenApp
6 2 (2.13%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.06%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.06%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.06%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) WSUS
2 1 (1.06%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 45 (47.87%) Microsoft
2 24 (25.53%) VMware
3 22 (23.40%) Cisco
4 13 (13.83%) Dell
5 11 (11.70%) Citrix
6 10 (10.64%) HP
7 8 (8.51%) Symantec
8 7 (7.45%) Lotus
8 7 (7.45%) IBM
9 6 (6.38%) Juniper
10 5 (5.32%) NetApp
11 3 (3.19%) McAfee
12 2 (2.13%) Apple
12 2 (2.13%) WatchGuard
13 1 (1.06%) 3PAR
13 1 (1.06%) CheckPoint
13 1 (1.06%) Remedy
13 1 (1.06%) Wyse
13 1 (1.06%) AppSense
13 1 (1.06%) EMC
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