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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 67 72 108
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +36
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 50 42 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.77% 2.69% 1.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.46% 10.10% 7.49%
Number of salaries quoted 44 37 34
Average salary £24,500 £23,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% +2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,650 £15,500
10% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £41,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £26,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -18.46%
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
478 416 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.53% 26.60% 25.45%
Number of salaries quoted 422 344 456
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 January 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 January 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 +31 26 £23,500 -20.33% 1
Chester +12 9 £24,500 -38.75% 2
Runcorn -5 3 £27,500 +22.22% 1
Knutsford - 2 £25,500 - 2
Crewe +8 1 £24,000 -
Sandbach - 1 £25,000 -
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 98 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (60.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (53.06%) Microsoft
4 42 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 42 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 41 (41.84%) Windows XP
6 34 (34.69%) MCP
6 34 (34.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 31 (31.63%) MCSE
8 28 (28.57%) MCSA
8 28 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (28.57%) VMware
9 27 (27.55%) TCP/IP
9 27 (27.55%) Linux
9 27 (27.55%) Windows 8
10 26 (26.53%) ITIL
11 25 (25.51%) MS Office
11 25 (25.51%) VPN
11 25 (25.51%) MCITP
12 24 (24.49%) UNIX
12 24 (24.49%) MS Exchange
13 23 (23.47%) Citrix
14 22 (22.45%) DNS
14 22 (22.45%) DHCP
14 22 (22.45%) Windows Server 2012
15 21 (21.43%) WAN
16 19 (19.39%) LAN
17 17 (17.35%) Hyper-V
18 15 (15.31%) Security Cleared
19 14 (14.29%) SC Cleared

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 24 (24.49%) MS Exchange
2 12 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (7.14%) IBM Notes
5 3 (3.06%) IIS
6 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 42 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 25 (25.51%) MS Office
3 7 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 27 (27.55%) TCP/IP
2 25 (25.51%) VPN
3 22 (22.45%) DNS
3 22 (22.45%) DHCP
4 21 (21.43%) WAN
5 19 (19.39%) LAN
6 6 (6.12%) Firewall
7 5 (5.10%) SAN
8 2 (2.04%) NAS
8 2 (2.04%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.02%) VLAN
9 1 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.02%) Wireless
9 1 (1.02%) Internet
9 1 (1.02%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (11.22%) LoadRunner
2 10 (10.20%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (7.14%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (1.02%) Subversion
4 1 (1.02%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (8.16%) Finance
2 6 (6.12%) Retail
3 5 (5.10%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.08%) Legal
5 3 (3.06%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.04%) Advertising
7 1 (1.02%) Banking
7 1 (1.02%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.02%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (35.71%) Analyst
2 19 (19.39%) 2nd Line Support
3 17 (17.35%) Support Analyst
4 12 (12.24%) 1st Line Support
5 10 (10.20%) Support Engineer
6 9 (9.18%) IT Support
6 9 (9.18%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 9 (9.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 8 (8.16%) Support Technician
7 8 (8.16%) Help Desk Analyst
8 7 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (7.14%) Service Analyst
8 7 (7.14%) Test Manager
9 6 (6.12%) Help Desk Support
9 6 (6.12%) IT Support Engineer
10 5 (5.10%) Service Desk Engineer
10 5 (5.10%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (5.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (5.10%) Consultant
11 4 (4.08%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.10%) .NET
2 2 (2.04%) Web Services
3 1 (1.02%) JSON
3 1 (1.02%) Cocoa
3 1 (1.02%) XML
3 1 (1.02%) HTML
3 1 (1.02%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.14%) User Experience
2 3 (3.06%) Fat Client
2 3 (3.06%) EPoS
2 3 (3.06%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.02%) iPhone
4 1 (1.02%) iPad
4 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 98 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (60.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (41.84%) Windows XP
4 28 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (27.55%) Linux
5 27 (27.55%) Windows 8
6 24 (24.49%) UNIX
7 22 (22.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.02%) Solaris
8 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.53%) ITIL
2 10 (10.20%) Migration
3 8 (8.16%) Incident Management
4 7 (7.14%) Test Management
4 7 (7.14%) Test Strategy
4 7 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 6 (6.12%) CRM
6 5 (5.10%) Asset Management
6 5 (5.10%) Test Automation
6 5 (5.10%) Security Management
6 5 (5.10%) Regression Testing
6 5 (5.10%) Project Management
6 5 (5.10%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.08%) Test Scripting
8 2 (2.04%) Data Entry
9 1 (1.02%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.02%) TDD
9 1 (1.02%) Investment Management
9 1 (1.02%) Compatibility Testing
9 1 (1.02%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.29%) SQL
2 12 (12.24%) PowerShell
3 7 (7.14%) VB
4 4 (4.08%) VBScript
5 3 (3.06%) VB6
5 3 (3.06%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.04%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.02%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.02%) C
7 1 (1.02%) C++
7 1 (1.02%) Java
Qualifications
1 34 (34.69%) MCP
1 34 (34.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (31.63%) MCSE
3 28 (28.57%) MCSA
4 25 (25.51%) MCITP
5 15 (15.31%) Security Cleared
6 14 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 11 (11.22%) ISTQB
7 11 (11.22%) MCTS
7 11 (11.22%) ISEB
8 7 (7.14%) MCDST
9 5 (5.10%) Degree
9 5 (5.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (3.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (3.06%) HND
11 2 (2.04%) CCA
11 2 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (2.04%) MCT
11 2 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (1.02%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 17 (17.35%) Hyper-V
3 10 (10.20%) XenApp
4 9 (9.18%) XenDesktop
5 7 (7.14%) VMware ESX
6 6 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (1.02%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.02%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.02%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (11.22%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.08%) EdgeSight
3 2 (2.04%) WSUS
4 1 (1.02%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 52 (53.06%) Microsoft
2 28 (28.57%) VMware
3 23 (23.47%) Citrix
4 9 (9.18%) Cisco
5 7 (7.14%) HP
5 7 (7.14%) Dell
5 7 (7.14%) Lotus
6 6 (6.12%) NetApp
6 6 (6.12%) Symantec
7 5 (5.10%) Fujitsu
7 5 (5.10%) AppSense
7 5 (5.10%) Oracle
8 3 (3.06%) McAfee
9 2 (2.04%) EMC
10 1 (1.02%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.02%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.02%) Wyse
10 1 (1.02%) Avaya
10 1 (1.02%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.02%) Apple
Runcorn, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Hays London City Projects
Salary: £48000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 9 days ago
Wilmslow
Venturi
Salary: £15 - £18 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
Knutsford
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £28k - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £27000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago