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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 66 76 100
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +24
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 58 39 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.97% 2.49% 1.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.26% 9.44% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 33 19 32
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 £18,750 £15,725
10% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £50,000 £58,100
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £28,000 £29,750
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -5.88%
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
473 413 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.18% 26.41% 24.88%
Number of salaries quoted 378 346 427
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 £64,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 30 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 30 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 +9 42 £23,500 +3.29% 3
Knutsford -6 7 £29,000 +61.11%
Runcorn +5 5 £21,000 -
Crewe 0 5 £23,000 -32.84%
Macclesfield +2 1 £20,500 -59.00%
Nantwich -12 1 - -
Chester -15 1 £21,500 -19.62% 4
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 114 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (74.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 72 (63.16%) Microsoft
4 51 (44.74%) VMware
5 50 (43.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 50 (43.86%) Windows XP
5 50 (43.86%) MS Exchange
6 48 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 42 (36.84%) Citrix
8 39 (34.21%) MS Excel
9 37 (32.46%) MCSE
10 36 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 34 (29.82%) MCP
11 34 (29.82%) TCP/IP
12 33 (28.95%) Active Directory
13 30 (26.32%) VPN
13 30 (26.32%) MS Office
14 29 (25.44%) Linux
14 29 (25.44%) MCITP
15 28 (24.56%) Exchange Server 2010
16 27 (23.68%) Hyper-V
16 27 (23.68%) UNIX
17 25 (21.93%) MCSA
18 24 (21.05%) MCTS
19 22 (19.30%) Migration
19 22 (19.30%) DNS
20 21 (18.42%) XenApp
21 20 (17.54%) DHCP
21 20 (17.54%) Finance
22 19 (16.67%) ITIL

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 50 (43.86%) MS Exchange
2 28 (24.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (9.65%) IIS
5 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.88%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.88%) Apache
6 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.88%) Site Server
6 1 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 39 (34.21%) MS Excel
2 30 (26.32%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 34 (29.82%) TCP/IP
2 30 (26.32%) VPN
3 22 (19.30%) DNS
4 20 (17.54%) DHCP
5 17 (14.91%) SAN
6 15 (13.16%) Firewall
7 14 (12.28%) LAN
8 13 (11.40%) WAN
9 6 (5.26%) NAS
10 5 (4.39%) iSCSI
10 5 (4.39%) ADSL
11 4 (3.51%) SMS
12 3 (2.63%) VoIP
13 2 (1.75%) DSL
14 1 (0.88%) WLAN
14 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
14 1 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.75%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.75%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (12.28%) LoadRunner
2 12 (10.53%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (7.89%) SilkPerformer
4 6 (5.26%) MSI
5 2 (1.75%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.88%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 20 (17.54%) Finance
2 12 (10.53%) Retail
3 11 (9.65%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (21.93%) Support Engineer
2 24 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (18.42%) IT Support
4 20 (17.54%) Analyst
5 14 (12.28%) IT Support Engineer
6 13 (11.40%) Support Analyst
7 11 (9.65%) Support Technician
7 11 (9.65%) 1st Line Support
8 10 (8.77%) Consultant
9 9 (7.89%) Coordinator
9 9 (7.89%) Test Manager
10 8 (7.02%) Citrix Consultant
10 8 (7.02%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 7 (6.14%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 6 (5.26%) Help Desk Technician
12 6 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
12 6 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 6 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
13 5 (4.39%) IT Support Analyst
13 5 (4.39%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.89%) Application Packaging
2 5 (4.39%) .NET
3 2 (1.75%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.89%) Thin Client
1 9 (7.89%) Fat Client
2 6 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.51%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.63%) Kindle
5 2 (1.75%) User Experience
6 1 (0.88%) iPhone
6 1 (0.88%) CCTV
6 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 114 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (74.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (43.86%) Windows XP
3 50 (43.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 36 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (25.44%) Linux
6 27 (23.68%) UNIX
7 19 (16.67%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.75%) Solaris
9 1 (0.88%) AIX
9 1 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.30%) Migration
2 19 (16.67%) ITIL
3 9 (7.89%) Test Management
3 9 (7.89%) Test Strategy
4 7 (6.14%) Test Automation
4 7 (6.14%) Regression Testing
5 6 (5.26%) Security Management
5 6 (5.26%) Service Management
6 5 (4.39%) Test Scripting
7 4 (3.51%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (2.63%) Mentoring
8 3 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.63%) Information Security Management
8 3 (2.63%) Information Security
9 2 (1.75%) Business Continuity
9 2 (1.75%) Validation
9 2 (1.75%) Incident Management
9 2 (1.75%) Non-Functional Testing
10 1 (0.88%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (0.88%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.28%) SQL
2 13 (11.40%) PowerShell
3 10 (8.77%) VBScript
4 9 (7.89%) VB
5 4 (3.51%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.88%) Perl
6 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 48 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (32.46%) MCSE
3 34 (29.82%) MCP
4 29 (25.44%) MCITP
5 25 (21.93%) MCSA
6 24 (21.05%) MCTS
7 18 (15.79%) Security Cleared
8 15 (13.16%) SC Cleared
9 14 (12.28%) ISTQB
9 14 (12.28%) ISEB
10 12 (10.53%) Degree
11 7 (6.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (2.63%) MCDST
15 2 (1.75%) CCA
16 1 (0.88%) CCNA
16 1 (0.88%) CISA
16 1 (0.88%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) ISO 9001
1 3 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.75%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (28.95%) Active Directory
2 27 (23.68%) Hyper-V
3 21 (18.42%) XenApp
4 16 (14.04%) XenDesktop
4 16 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (13.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (9.65%) vSphere
7 9 (7.89%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.75%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.88%) Firmware
9 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.88%) RHEV
9 1 (0.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.88%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (12.28%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.39%) SCCM
3 1 (0.88%) SCOM
3 1 (0.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 72 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 51 (44.74%) VMware
3 42 (36.84%) Citrix
4 17 (14.91%) Cisco
5 16 (14.04%) HP
6 11 (9.65%) Fujitsu
7 9 (7.89%) AppSense
8 8 (7.02%) Oracle
9 7 (6.14%) EMC
10 5 (4.39%) Juniper
11 4 (3.51%) Dell
12 3 (2.63%) NetApp
12 3 (2.63%) Apple
12 3 (2.63%) ProCurve
13 2 (1.75%) CA
14 1 (0.88%) Lotus
14 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
14 1 (0.88%) Sophos
14 1 (0.88%) Avaya
14 1 (0.88%) Sybase
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + training
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Winsford, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £18,000 - £20,00 plus bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £10 - £12 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago