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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 67 80 98
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +18
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 60 34 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.09% 2.13% 1.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.85% 8.02% 7.79%
Number of salaries quoted 33 19 35
Average salary £23,500 £23,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -27.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,300 £18,000 £15,250
10% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £50,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £28,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -5.08%
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
467 424 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.02% 26.52% 25.42%
Number of salaries quoted 360 367 435
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,000 £51,800
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 +6 41 £23,500 +3.29% 3
Knutsford -3 8 £29,000 +61.11% 1
Runcorn +3 5 £21,000 -
Crewe 0 5 £23,000 -32.84%
Chester -9 2 £24,250 -9.34%
Macclesfield +8 1 £20,500 -59.00%
Nantwich -12 1 - -
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 116 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (73.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 73 (62.93%) Microsoft
4 58 (50.00%) VMware
5 51 (43.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 51 (43.97%) MS Exchange
6 48 (41.38%) Windows XP
7 47 (40.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 45 (38.79%) Citrix
9 37 (31.90%) MS Excel
10 35 (30.17%) MCSE
11 34 (29.31%) Active Directory
11 34 (29.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 33 (28.45%) TCP/IP
13 32 (27.59%) MS Office
14 31 (26.72%) MCP
14 31 (26.72%) VPN
15 28 (24.14%) Linux
15 28 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2010
16 25 (21.55%) UNIX
16 25 (21.55%) Hyper-V
16 25 (21.55%) MCITP
17 24 (20.69%) Migration
18 23 (19.83%) Finance
18 23 (19.83%) MCTS
19 22 (18.97%) XenApp
19 22 (18.97%) Windows 8
19 22 (18.97%) MCSA
19 22 (18.97%) Cisco
20 21 (18.10%) DNS

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 51 (43.97%) MS Exchange
2 28 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (11.21%) IIS
5 6 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.59%) Site Server
7 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.86%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.86%) Apache
7 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 37 (31.90%) MS Excel
2 32 (27.59%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 33 (28.45%) TCP/IP
2 31 (26.72%) VPN
3 21 (18.10%) DNS
3 21 (18.10%) Firewall
4 18 (15.52%) DHCP
5 17 (14.66%) SAN
6 16 (13.79%) LAN
7 15 (12.93%) WAN
8 5 (4.31%) iSCSI
8 5 (4.31%) NAS
8 5 (4.31%) ADSL
9 4 (3.45%) SMS
10 3 (2.59%) VoIP
10 3 (2.59%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.72%) DSL
12 1 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.86%) Structured Cabling
12 1 (0.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.10%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.72%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (12.07%) LoadRunner
2 12 (10.34%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (7.76%) SilkPerformer
4 6 (5.17%) MSI
5 2 (1.72%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.86%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 23 (19.83%) Finance
2 13 (11.21%) Retail
3 12 (10.34%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (23.28%) Support Engineer
2 26 (22.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 22 (18.97%) IT Support
4 20 (17.24%) Analyst
5 13 (11.21%) IT Support Engineer
5 13 (11.21%) Support Analyst
6 11 (9.48%) 1st Line Support
6 11 (9.48%) Support Technician
7 10 (8.62%) Consultant
7 10 (8.62%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 9 (7.76%) Test Manager
8 9 (7.76%) Coordinator
9 8 (6.90%) Citrix Consultant
10 7 (6.03%) IT Support Analyst
10 7 (6.03%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 7 (6.03%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (5.17%) Help Desk Technician
12 5 (4.31%) Performance Test Analyst
12 5 (4.31%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.76%) Application Packaging
2 7 (6.03%) .NET
3 2 (1.72%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.76%) Fat Client
1 9 (7.76%) Thin Client
2 6 (5.17%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.45%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.59%) Kindle
6 1 (0.86%) CCTV
6 1 (0.86%) iPhone
6 1 (0.86%) Firmware
6 1 (0.86%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 116 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (73.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (43.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 48 (41.38%) Windows XP
5 34 (29.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (24.14%) Linux
7 25 (21.55%) UNIX
8 22 (18.97%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.72%) Solaris
10 1 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.86%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.69%) Migration
2 20 (17.24%) ITIL
3 9 (7.76%) Test Management
3 9 (7.76%) Test Strategy
4 7 (6.03%) Test Automation
4 7 (6.03%) Regression Testing
5 6 (5.17%) Service Management
5 6 (5.17%) Security Management
6 5 (4.31%) Test Scripting
7 4 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (2.59%) Information Security
8 3 (2.59%) Mentoring
8 3 (2.59%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.59%) Information Security Management
9 2 (1.72%) Validation
9 2 (1.72%) Business Continuity
9 2 (1.72%) Non-Functional Testing
10 1 (0.86%) Penetration Testing
10 1 (0.86%) Logistics
10 1 (0.86%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.66%) SQL
2 13 (11.21%) PowerShell
3 11 (9.48%) VB
4 10 (8.62%) VBScript
5 4 (3.45%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.59%) VB6
6 3 (2.59%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 47 (40.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (30.17%) MCSE
3 31 (26.72%) MCP
4 25 (21.55%) MCITP
5 23 (19.83%) MCTS
6 22 (18.97%) MCSA
7 18 (15.52%) Security Cleared
8 14 (12.07%) ISEB
8 14 (12.07%) SC Cleared
8 14 (12.07%) ISTQB
9 12 (10.34%) Degree
10 7 (6.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (6.03%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (2.59%) CCNA
12 3 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (2.59%) CCA
13 2 (1.72%) CCEE
13 2 (1.72%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) ISO 9001
1 3 (2.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.72%) SLA
3 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (29.31%) Active Directory
2 25 (21.55%) Hyper-V
3 22 (18.97%) XenApp
4 18 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (14.66%) XenDesktop
6 16 (13.79%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (10.34%) vSphere
8 9 (7.76%) VMware ESX
9 3 (2.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (2.59%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.72%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.86%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 14 (12.07%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.31%) SCCM
3 1 (0.86%) WSUS
3 1 (0.86%) SCOM
3 1 (0.86%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 73 (62.93%) Microsoft
2 58 (50.00%) VMware
3 45 (38.79%) Citrix
4 22 (18.97%) Cisco
5 17 (14.66%) HP
6 12 (10.34%) Fujitsu
7 10 (8.62%) AppSense
8 9 (7.76%) Oracle
9 6 (5.17%) EMC
10 5 (4.31%) Juniper
11 3 (2.59%) ProCurve
11 3 (2.59%) NetApp
11 3 (2.59%) Dell
11 3 (2.59%) Apple
12 2 (1.72%) CA
13 1 (0.86%) LANDesk
13 1 (0.86%) SonicWALL
13 1 (0.86%) Draytek
13 1 (0.86%) IBM
13 1 (0.86%) Lotus
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