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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 81 91 88
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 40 37 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.31% 2.01% 1.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.61% 7.91% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 34 21 26
Average salary £33,500 £30,000 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.66% +46.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £57,500
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
377 468 574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.78% 25.39% 30.73%
Number of salaries quoted 307 364 454
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 £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £46,000
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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +9 14 £23,500 -21.66% 1
Crewe -6 10 £22,000 +6.02% 2
Knutsford -7 9 £34,000 - 1
Chester +6 2 £25,250 -24.62% 5
Wilmslow - 1 £38,500 -
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 93 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (50.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (46.24%) Microsoft
3 43 (46.24%) Active Directory
4 42 (45.16%) VPN
4 42 (45.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 41 (44.09%) ITIL
6 40 (43.01%) MCSE
7 37 (39.78%) MCP
8 36 (38.71%) MCITP
9 33 (35.48%) MS Excel
10 32 (34.41%) DHCP
10 32 (34.41%) DNS
11 31 (33.33%) MCSA
12 30 (32.26%) TCP/IP
12 30 (32.26%) Windows 8
12 30 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
13 28 (30.11%) MS Exchange
14 27 (29.03%) MS Office
15 25 (26.88%) Windows XP
15 25 (26.88%) VMware
16 24 (25.81%) Cisco
17 20 (21.51%) MCTS
18 19 (20.43%) Hyper-V
19 18 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
20 17 (18.28%) Linux
21 16 (17.20%) CCNA
21 16 (17.20%) Cisco Certification
21 16 (17.20%) Exchange Server 2013
22 15 (16.13%) PowerShell

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 28 (30.11%) MS Exchange
2 18 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (17.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (7.53%) IBM Notes
5 6 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.08%) IIS
Applications
1 33 (35.48%) MS Excel
2 27 (29.03%) MS Office
3 6 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.68%) Office 365
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (45.16%) VPN
2 32 (34.41%) DNS
2 32 (34.41%) DHCP
3 30 (32.26%) TCP/IP
4 15 (16.13%) WAN
5 13 (13.98%) LAN
6 11 (11.83%) VLAN
7 10 (10.75%) SAN
8 9 (9.68%) NAS
9 8 (8.60%) VDSL
9 8 (8.60%) ADSL
10 7 (7.53%) Wireless
11 6 (6.45%) Firewall
12 3 (3.23%) Internet
13 1 (1.08%) VoIP
13 1 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Subversion
1 2 (2.15%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (9.68%) Finance
2 8 (8.60%) Retail
3 6 (6.45%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.23%) Legal
5 2 (2.15%) Banking
5 2 (2.15%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.15%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (35.48%) Analyst
2 20 (21.51%) 2nd Line Support
3 16 (17.20%) Service Analyst
3 16 (17.20%) Service Desk Analyst
4 12 (12.90%) Support Engineer
5 11 (11.83%) 1st Line Support
5 11 (11.83%) Support Analyst
5 11 (11.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (10.75%) IT Manager
7 7 (7.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 7 (7.53%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 6 (6.45%) IT Support
9 5 (5.38%) Service Desk Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (5.38%) Help Desk Analyst
10 4 (4.30%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 4 (4.30%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.30%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (4.30%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.23%) .NET
1 3 (3.23%) Web Services
2 2 (2.15%) XML
2 2 (2.15%) WSDL
2 2 (2.15%) Cocoa
2 2 (2.15%) JSON
2 2 (2.15%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.38%) User Experience
3 3 (3.23%) EPoS
3 3 (3.23%) Thin Client
3 3 (3.23%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.15%) iPhone
4 2 (2.15%) iPad
4 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 93 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (50.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (32.26%) Windows 8
3 30 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (26.88%) Windows XP
5 17 (18.28%) Linux
6 15 (16.13%) UNIX
7 14 (15.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (8.60%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (44.09%) ITIL
2 9 (9.68%) Service Delivery
3 8 (8.60%) Change Management
3 8 (8.60%) Risk Management
3 8 (8.60%) ITIL V3
3 8 (8.60%) Mobile Device Management
3 8 (8.60%) Mentoring
4 7 (7.53%) Incident Management
4 7 (7.53%) Migration
4 7 (7.53%) Business Continuity
4 7 (7.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (7.53%) Project Management
5 6 (6.45%) CRM
5 6 (6.45%) Customer Engagement
6 5 (5.38%) Asset Management
6 5 (5.38%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.23%) Line Management
8 2 (2.15%) iOS Development
8 2 (2.15%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (2.15%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.13%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.38%) SQL
3 3 (3.23%) VB
3 3 (3.23%) VB.NET
3 3 (3.23%) VB6
4 2 (2.15%) Objective-C
4 2 (2.15%) Apple Swift
4 2 (2.15%) C
4 2 (2.15%) C++
4 2 (2.15%) Java
Qualifications
1 42 (45.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (43.01%) MCSE
3 37 (39.78%) MCP
4 36 (38.71%) MCITP
5 31 (33.33%) MCSA
6 20 (21.51%) MCTS
7 16 (17.20%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (17.20%) CCNA
8 8 (8.60%) JNCIA
9 5 (5.38%) MCDST
9 5 (5.38%) SC Cleared
9 5 (5.38%) Security Cleared
10 4 (4.30%) Degree
10 4 (4.30%) CCENT
10 4 (4.30%) CCIE
10 4 (4.30%) CCDP
11 3 (3.23%) HND
11 3 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (2.15%) MCT
12 2 (2.15%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (46.24%) Active Directory
2 19 (20.43%) Hyper-V
3 13 (13.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (8.60%) Terminal Server
5 2 (2.15%) XenApp
6 1 (1.08%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.08%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.08%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) WSUS
2 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 43 (46.24%) Microsoft
2 25 (26.88%) VMware
3 24 (25.81%) Cisco
4 15 (16.13%) Dell
5 12 (12.90%) HP
6 9 (9.68%) IBM
6 9 (9.68%) Citrix
7 8 (8.60%) Juniper
7 8 (8.60%) Symantec
8 7 (7.53%) Lotus
9 5 (5.38%) NetApp
10 2 (2.15%) Apple
10 2 (2.15%) McAfee
10 2 (2.15%) WatchGuard
11 1 (1.08%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.08%) Wyse
11 1 (1.08%) AppSense
11 1 (1.08%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.08%) Remedy
11 1 (1.08%) EMC
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Including Car Allowance+bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
C&M Travel Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £16k - 20k per year + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago