The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 62 94 112
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +18
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 54 25 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.10% 1.44% 1.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.74% 4.87% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 38 18 24
Average salary £23,500 £21,750 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.04% -41.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £18,000 £15,250
10% offered a salary of more than £33,650 £35,800 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -
Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
424 513 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.31% 29.55% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 327 443 548
Average salary £33,852 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.28% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows 7
North West

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +3 31 £23,500 - 2
Knutsford +12 10 - - 3
Chester +11 9 £21,500 +7.50% 1
Crewe +10 3 - -
Nantwich -14 1 - - 1
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 88 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (68.18%) Microsoft
3 51 (57.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 46 (52.27%) VMware
5 41 (46.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 38 (43.18%) MS Exchange
7 35 (39.77%) Citrix
8 29 (32.95%) MS Office
9 28 (31.82%) MCSE
9 28 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 27 (30.68%) VPN
10 27 (30.68%) Windows Server 2003
11 26 (29.55%) MS Excel
12 25 (28.41%) TCP/IP
13 23 (26.14%) Windows XP
13 23 (26.14%) Firewall
14 20 (22.73%) Finance
14 20 (22.73%) Microsoft App-V
14 20 (22.73%) MCITP
14 20 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
15 19 (21.59%) MCP
15 19 (21.59%) Cisco
15 19 (21.59%) Active Directory
15 19 (21.59%) Windows 8
16 18 (20.45%) MCSA
16 18 (20.45%) DNS
16 18 (20.45%) Migration
16 18 (20.45%) MCTS
17 16 (18.18%) ITIL
17 16 (18.18%) XenApp

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 38 (43.18%) MS Exchange
2 20 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (11.36%) IIS
4 9 (10.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.41%) Site Server
7 2 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.14%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.14%) Apache
8 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (32.95%) MS Office
2 26 (29.55%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.14%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (30.68%) VPN
2 25 (28.41%) TCP/IP
3 23 (26.14%) Firewall
4 18 (20.45%) DNS
5 15 (17.05%) DHCP
6 12 (13.64%) LAN
6 12 (13.64%) SAN
7 11 (12.50%) WAN
8 5 (5.68%) ADSL
9 4 (4.55%) SMS
10 3 (3.41%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (3.41%) NAS
11 2 (2.27%) Structured Cabling
11 2 (2.27%) iSCSI
11 2 (2.27%) DSL
12 1 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (1.14%) VoIP
12 1 (1.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.27%) MySQL
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.82%) MSI
2 2 (2.27%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.14%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 20 (22.73%) Finance
2 11 (12.50%) Retail
3 10 (11.36%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (32.95%) Support Engineer
2 24 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (23.86%) IT Support
4 16 (18.18%) Analyst
5 15 (17.05%) Support Analyst
6 13 (14.77%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 12 (13.64%) IT Support Engineer
8 9 (10.23%) Coordinator
9 8 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
9 8 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
10 7 (7.95%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (7.95%) 1st Line Support Engineer
11 6 (6.82%) Applications Support Engineer
11 6 (6.82%) Architect
11 6 (6.82%) Applications Support
12 5 (5.68%) 3rd Line Support
12 5 (5.68%) Consultant
12 5 (5.68%) Citrix Architect
13 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
13 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.36%) Application Packaging
2 7 (7.95%) .NET
3 2 (2.27%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.23%) Thin Client
1 9 (10.23%) Fat Client
2 7 (7.95%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.41%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.41%) Kindle
5 2 (2.27%) iPhone
6 1 (1.14%) CCTV
6 1 (1.14%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 88 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (57.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (30.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (26.14%) Windows XP
6 19 (21.59%) Windows 8
7 14 (15.91%) Linux
8 11 (12.50%) UNIX
9 3 (3.41%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.14%) Android
10 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.45%) Migration
2 16 (18.18%) ITIL
3 6 (6.82%) Service Management
4 4 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (3.41%) Logistics
5 3 (3.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.41%) Security Management
6 2 (2.27%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.14%) Information Security
7 1 (1.14%) Data Management
7 1 (1.14%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.14%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (1.14%) Data Analysis
7 1 (1.14%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.14%) Information Security Management
7 1 (1.14%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.14%) Change Management
7 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.14%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.36%) SQL
1 10 (11.36%) VB
2 6 (6.82%) VB.NET
2 6 (6.82%) VB6
2 6 (6.82%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.82%) VBScript
3 1 (1.14%) Perl
3 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (46.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (31.82%) MCSE
3 20 (22.73%) MCITP
4 19 (21.59%) MCP
5 18 (20.45%) MCSA
5 18 (20.45%) MCTS
6 11 (12.50%) Degree
6 11 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 10 (11.36%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (6.82%) CCA
8 6 (6.82%) SC Cleared
9 5 (5.68%) CCEE
9 5 (5.68%) CCIA
10 4 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (3.41%) CCNA
12 2 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (1.14%) CISA
13 1 (1.14%) CISM
13 1 (1.14%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.41%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.27%) SLA
4 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (22.73%) Microsoft App-V
2 19 (21.59%) Active Directory
3 16 (18.18%) XenApp
4 15 (17.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (17.05%) Hyper-V
5 12 (13.64%) vSphere
6 11 (12.50%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (3.41%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.14%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 6 (6.82%) SCCM
2 2 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.27%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.14%) WSUS
3 1 (1.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 60 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 46 (52.27%) VMware
3 35 (39.77%) Citrix
4 19 (21.59%) Cisco
5 14 (15.91%) HP
6 10 (11.36%) AppSense
6 10 (11.36%) Fujitsu
7 4 (4.55%) Juniper
7 4 (4.55%) Dell
7 4 (4.55%) EMC
7 4 (4.55%) Apple
7 4 (4.55%) ProCurve
8 3 (3.41%) Oracle
9 2 (2.27%) CA
9 2 (2.27%) Symantec
10 1 (1.14%) Sophos
10 1 (1.14%) NetApp
10 1 (1.14%) Lotus
10 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.14%) LANDesk
Knutsford, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Includes Car/Allowance+bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Nantwich
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + £2.1K On Call
Posted: 8 days ago
Tarporley, Cheshire
Tarporley High School and Sixth Form College
Salary: From £15,598 to £16,998 per annum 37 Hours per week - full school year
Posted: 11 days ago