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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 68 85 110
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +25
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 61 27 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.36% 1.58% 1.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.86% 5.42% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 45 20 26
Average salary £23,500 £23,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £18,000 £15,250
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £50,000 £68,250
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
440 498 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.20% 29.23% 26.77%
Number of salaries quoted 348 427 535
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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 31 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 31 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 38 £23,500 - 8
Knutsford +5 11 £29,000 +61.11%
Chester +4 9 £21,500 -57.00% 1
Crewe +4 1 - -
Nantwich -14 1 - - 2
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 97 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (68.04%) Microsoft
3 62 (63.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 52 (53.61%) VMware
5 45 (46.39%) MS Exchange
6 44 (45.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 38 (39.18%) Citrix
8 32 (32.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 31 (31.96%) MS Excel
9 31 (31.96%) MCSE
9 31 (31.96%) MS Office
10 29 (29.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 28 (28.87%) VPN
11 28 (28.87%) Windows XP
12 26 (26.80%) TCP/IP
12 26 (26.80%) Exchange Server 2010
13 25 (25.77%) Firewall
14 24 (24.74%) Cisco
14 24 (24.74%) Windows 8
15 22 (22.68%) Active Directory
15 22 (22.68%) Migration
15 22 (22.68%) Finance
16 21 (21.65%) MCITP
17 20 (20.62%) Hyper-V
17 20 (20.62%) XenApp
17 20 (20.62%) ITIL
17 20 (20.62%) MCP
18 19 (19.59%) MCSA
18 19 (19.59%) DNS
18 19 (19.59%) Microsoft App-V

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 45 (46.39%) MS Exchange
2 26 (26.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (13.40%) IIS
4 12 (12.37%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.09%) Site Server
7 2 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.03%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.03%) Apache
8 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.03%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (31.96%) MS Excel
1 31 (31.96%) MS Office
2 1 (1.03%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (28.87%) VPN
2 26 (26.80%) TCP/IP
3 25 (25.77%) Firewall
4 19 (19.59%) DNS
5 16 (16.49%) DHCP
5 16 (16.49%) SAN
6 13 (13.40%) LAN
7 12 (12.37%) WAN
8 5 (5.15%) ADSL
8 5 (5.15%) NAS
9 4 (4.12%) iSCSI
9 4 (4.12%) SMS
10 3 (3.09%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (2.06%) Structured Cabling
11 2 (2.06%) DSL
11 2 (2.06%) VoIP
12 1 (1.03%) WLAN
12 1 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.53%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.06%) MySQL
4 2 (2.06%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (6.19%) MSI
2 3 (3.09%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.06%) SilkPerformer
3 2 (2.06%) InstallShield
3 2 (2.06%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.03%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 22 (22.68%) Finance
2 12 (12.37%) Retail
3 11 (11.34%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (30.93%) Support Engineer
2 29 (29.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 22 (22.68%) IT Support
4 17 (17.53%) Analyst
5 15 (15.46%) Support Analyst
6 13 (13.40%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 13 (13.40%) IT Support Engineer
7 9 (9.28%) Coordinator
8 8 (8.25%) IT Support Analyst
8 8 (8.25%) 1st Line Support
9 7 (7.22%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 6 (6.19%) Applications Support Engineer
10 6 (6.19%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (6.19%) Applications Support
10 6 (6.19%) Architect
11 5 (5.15%) Consultant
11 5 (5.15%) 3rd Line Support
11 5 (5.15%) Citrix Architect
12 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
12 4 (4.12%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.28%) .NET
1 9 (9.28%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.06%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.28%) Thin Client
1 9 (9.28%) Fat Client
2 7 (7.22%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.12%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.09%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.09%) Kindle
5 2 (2.06%) iPhone
6 1 (1.03%) Firmware
6 1 (1.03%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 97 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (63.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (32.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (29.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (28.87%) Windows XP
6 24 (24.74%) Windows 8
7 17 (17.53%) Linux
8 14 (14.43%) UNIX
9 3 (3.09%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.03%) AIX
10 1 (1.03%) Solaris
10 1 (1.03%) Android
10 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.68%) Migration
2 20 (20.62%) ITIL
3 6 (6.19%) Service Management
4 5 (5.15%) Security Management
5 4 (4.12%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (3.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.06%) Test Automation
7 2 (2.06%) Test Strategy
7 2 (2.06%) Logistics
7 2 (2.06%) Test Management
7 2 (2.06%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.06%) Information Security
7 2 (2.06%) Information Security Management
7 2 (2.06%) Regression Testing
8 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.03%) Benchmarking
8 1 (1.03%) Project Management
8 1 (1.03%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.03%) Change Management
8 1 (1.03%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.40%) SQL
2 10 (10.31%) VB
3 8 (8.25%) PowerShell
4 6 (6.19%) VB6
4 6 (6.19%) VB.NET
4 6 (6.19%) VBScript
5 3 (3.09%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 44 (45.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (31.96%) MCSE
3 21 (21.65%) MCITP
4 20 (20.62%) MCP
5 19 (19.59%) MCSA
5 19 (19.59%) MCTS
6 13 (13.40%) Security Cleared
7 11 (11.34%) Degree
8 10 (10.31%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (7.22%) SC Cleared
10 6 (6.19%) CCA
11 5 (5.15%) CCEE
11 5 (5.15%) CCIA
12 4 (4.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (3.09%) CCNA
13 3 (3.09%) ISEB
13 3 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (3.09%) ISTQB
14 2 (2.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.09%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.06%) SLA
4 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (22.68%) Active Directory
2 20 (20.62%) Hyper-V
2 20 (20.62%) XenApp
3 19 (19.59%) Microsoft App-V
4 18 (18.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (15.46%) XenDesktop
6 12 (12.37%) vSphere
7 3 (3.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (3.09%) VMware Server
8 2 (2.06%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.03%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.03%) RHEV
9 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (6.19%) SCCM
2 3 (3.09%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.06%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.06%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.03%) SCOM
4 1 (1.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 66 (68.04%) Microsoft
2 52 (53.61%) VMware
3 38 (39.18%) Citrix
4 24 (24.74%) Cisco
5 17 (17.53%) HP
6 11 (11.34%) Fujitsu
7 9 (9.28%) AppSense
8 6 (6.19%) Juniper
8 6 (6.19%) EMC
9 5 (5.15%) Oracle
10 4 (4.12%) ProCurve
10 4 (4.12%) Apple
10 4 (4.12%) Dell
11 2 (2.06%) Symantec
11 2 (2.06%) CA
11 2 (2.06%) NetApp
12 1 (1.03%) IBM
12 1 (1.03%) Lotus
12 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.03%) SAP
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000 - 36,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
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Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £34000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £14.00 - £15.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Nantwich
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Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + £2.1K On Call
Posted: 8 days ago
Chester
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Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Includes Car/Allowance+bens
Posted: 17 days ago
Nantwich
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Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + £2.1K On Call
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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: 20 days ago