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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 67 69 88
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +19
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 54 61 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.15% 3.36% 1.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.27% 13.86% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 41 45 20
Average salary £27,500 £23,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.02% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £19,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £26,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
440 440 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.67% 24.20% 29.23%
Number of salaries quoted 356 348 427
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -1 31 £30,000 +27.65% 3
Runcorn - 6 - - 1
Chester -10 4 £21,500 - 1
Wilmslow - 4 £20,000 -
Crewe -6 3 - - 1
Knutsford -12 2 £34,000 +17.24%
Widnes - 2 £20,750 -
Nantwich +17 1 £27,500 -
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 97 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (57.73%) Active Directory
3 53 (54.64%) Microsoft
4 49 (50.52%) ITIL
5 47 (48.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (47.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 44 (45.36%) MCSE
7 44 (45.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 38 (39.18%) VPN
9 37 (38.14%) MS Exchange
10 36 (37.11%) DNS
10 36 (37.11%) Cisco
11 33 (34.02%) Windows XP
11 33 (34.02%) MCITP
12 32 (32.99%) MCP
13 31 (31.96%) DHCP
13 31 (31.96%) Exchange Server 2010
14 30 (30.93%) MCTS
14 30 (30.93%) TCP/IP
14 30 (30.93%) MS Office
14 30 (30.93%) MCSA
15 26 (26.80%) Cisco Certification
15 26 (26.80%) CCNA
15 26 (26.80%) Exchange Server 2013
16 25 (25.77%) Windows 8
16 25 (25.77%) VMware
17 24 (24.74%) PowerShell
18 23 (23.71%) VMware Infrastructure
19 21 (21.65%) MS Excel
20 19 (19.59%) Hyper-V

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 37 (38.14%) MS Exchange
2 31 (31.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (26.80%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (5.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (4.12%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.06%) WordPress
6 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.03%) IIS
Applications
1 30 (30.93%) MS Office
2 21 (21.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.03%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.37%) Office 365
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (39.18%) VPN
2 36 (37.11%) DNS
3 31 (31.96%) DHCP
4 30 (30.93%) TCP/IP
5 16 (16.49%) VLAN
6 12 (12.37%) ADSL
7 11 (11.34%) SAN
7 11 (11.34%) VDSL
7 11 (11.34%) NAS
7 11 (11.34%) Firewall
8 10 (10.31%) Wireless
9 7 (7.22%) WAN
9 7 (7.22%) LAN
10 4 (4.12%) Internet
11 2 (2.06%) Network Security
11 2 (2.06%) VoIP
11 2 (2.06%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (12.37%) MSI
2 1 (1.03%) Subversion
2 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (15.46%) Finance
2 10 (10.31%) Retail
3 9 (9.28%) Financial Institution
4 7 (7.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.06%) Marketing
6 1 (1.03%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (20.62%) Analyst
2 19 (19.59%) IT Support
3 18 (18.56%) Support Engineer
4 16 (16.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (15.46%) IT Manager
6 14 (14.43%) Service Analyst
6 14 (14.43%) 1st Line Support
6 14 (14.43%) Service Desk Analyst
7 12 (12.37%) IT Support Engineer
8 10 (10.31%) Administrator
9 8 (8.25%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (8.25%) Team Leader
9 8 (8.25%) Support Team Leader
9 8 (8.25%) Desktop Support
9 8 (8.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 8 (8.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 7 (7.22%) Desktop Support Team Leader
10 7 (7.22%) Desktop Team Leader
10 7 (7.22%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (7.22%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.09%) HTML
2 2 (2.06%) .NET
2 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.06%) CSS
3 1 (1.03%) Web Services
3 1 (1.03%) XML
3 1 (1.03%) WSDL
3 1 (1.03%) Cocoa
3 1 (1.03%) JSON
3 1 (1.03%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.34%) Blackberry
3 8 (8.25%) Fat Client
3 8 (8.25%) Thin Client
4 7 (7.22%) EPoS
5 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.06%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.03%) iPhone
7 1 (1.03%) iPad
7 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 97 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (48.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 46 (47.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (34.02%) Windows XP
5 25 (25.77%) Windows 8
6 16 (16.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (14.43%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (5.15%) Linux
8 5 (5.15%) UNIX
9 2 (2.06%) Windows Phone
9 2 (2.06%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.06%) Android
10 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (50.52%) ITIL
2 15 (15.46%) Patch Management
3 13 (13.40%) Mentoring
3 13 (13.40%) ITIL V3
4 11 (11.34%) Change Management
4 11 (11.34%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (11.34%) Business Continuity
4 11 (11.34%) Mobile Device Management
5 10 (10.31%) Risk Management
6 9 (9.28%) Customer Engagement
6 9 (9.28%) Line Management
7 6 (6.19%) Process Management
8 5 (5.15%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.12%) Service Management
10 3 (3.09%) Migration
10 3 (3.09%) Data Management
10 3 (3.09%) Information Security
11 2 (2.06%) Programme Management
11 2 (2.06%) Business Analysis
11 2 (2.06%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (24.74%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.12%) SQL
3 2 (2.06%) VB.NET
3 2 (2.06%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 2 (2.06%) PHP
4 1 (1.03%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.03%) Apple Swift
4 1 (1.03%) C
4 1 (1.03%) C++
4 1 (1.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 44 (45.36%) MCSE
1 44 (45.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (34.02%) MCITP
3 32 (32.99%) MCP
4 30 (30.93%) MCSA
4 30 (30.93%) MCTS
5 26 (26.80%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (26.80%) CCNA
6 11 (11.34%) JNCIA
6 11 (11.34%) Security Cleared
7 10 (10.31%) Degree
8 7 (7.22%) CCENT
8 7 (7.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (7.22%) CCDP
8 7 (7.22%) CCIE
8 7 (7.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.46%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (57.73%) Active Directory
2 23 (23.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (19.59%) Hyper-V
4 14 (14.43%) Terminal Server
5 2 (2.06%) XenApp
5 2 (2.06%) vSphere
6 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.03%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (12.37%) SCCM
2 2 (2.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 53 (54.64%) Microsoft
2 36 (37.11%) Cisco
3 25 (25.77%) VMware
4 13 (13.40%) HP
4 13 (13.40%) Dell
5 12 (12.37%) IBM
6 11 (11.34%) Juniper
7 6 (6.19%) Symantec
8 4 (4.12%) Citrix
9 1 (1.03%) Apple
9 1 (1.03%) Sage
9 1 (1.03%) Remedy
9 1 (1.03%) Sophos
9 1 (1.03%) WatchGuard
Crewe, Cheshire
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Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus flexible benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
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Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum
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