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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 75 81 111
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +30
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 49 43 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.58% 2.54% 1.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.77% 10.00% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 41 35 34
Average salary £24,500 £24,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.08% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,900 £14,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,500 £33,300
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £26,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -15.87%
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
559 430 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.48% 25.44% 23.86%
Number of salaries quoted 502 365 480
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +24 24 £23,500 -32.85% 1
Chester +8 9 £24,500 -30.49% 2
Runcorn -3 4 £27,500 +25.00% 1
Crewe +14 1 £24,000 +10.34%
Knutsford - 1 £23,500 - 1
Sandbach - 1 £25,000 -
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 105 (100.00%) Windows
2 68 (64.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 56 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 50 (47.62%) Windows XP
5 44 (41.90%) MS Excel
6 43 (40.95%) Active Directory
7 38 (36.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 36 (34.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 34 (32.38%) VMware
10 33 (31.43%) MCP
11 32 (30.48%) MS Exchange
12 31 (29.52%) MCSE
13 29 (27.62%) Windows 8
14 28 (26.67%) ITIL
14 28 (26.67%) TCP/IP
15 27 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
16 26 (24.76%) Linux
16 26 (24.76%) MCSA
16 26 (24.76%) Citrix
17 25 (23.81%) MS Office
18 24 (22.86%) UNIX
18 24 (22.86%) VPN
18 24 (22.86%) MCITP
19 23 (21.90%) WAN
19 23 (21.90%) Hyper-V
20 22 (20.95%) LAN
21 20 (19.05%) DHCP
21 20 (19.05%) DNS
22 18 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2007
22 18 (17.14%) Security Cleared

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 32 (30.48%) MS Exchange
2 18 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (12.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (7.62%) IIS
5 7 (6.67%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 44 (41.90%) MS Excel
2 25 (23.81%) MS Office
3 7 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 28 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 24 (22.86%) VPN
3 23 (21.90%) WAN
4 22 (20.95%) LAN
5 20 (19.05%) DHCP
5 20 (19.05%) DNS
6 11 (10.48%) SAN
7 7 (6.67%) Firewall
8 6 (5.71%) NAS
9 4 (3.81%) iSCSI
10 3 (2.86%) VoIP
11 1 (0.95%) WLAN
11 1 (0.95%) Wireless
11 1 (0.95%) VLAN
11 1 (0.95%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (13.33%) LoadRunner
2 12 (11.43%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (8.57%) SilkPerformer
General
1 8 (7.62%) Finance
2 6 (5.71%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.71%) Retail
3 3 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (2.86%) Legal
4 2 (1.90%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (26.67%) Analyst
2 16 (15.24%) Support Engineer
3 15 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 14 (13.33%) IT Support
5 13 (12.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (10.48%) IT Support Engineer
8 10 (9.52%) Support Technician
9 9 (8.57%) Test Manager
9 9 (8.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 9 (8.57%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 8 (7.62%) Help Desk Analyst
11 7 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
12 6 (5.71%) Help Desk Support
13 5 (4.76%) Test Analyst
13 5 (4.76%) Consultant
13 5 (4.76%) Performance Analyst
13 5 (4.76%) Performance Test Analyst
13 5 (4.76%) Service Desk Engineer
14 4 (3.81%) Desktop Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.76%) .NET
2 2 (1.90%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.67%) User Experience
2 4 (3.81%) Thin Client
2 4 (3.81%) Fat Client
3 3 (2.86%) EPoS
4 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.95%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 105 (100.00%) Windows
2 68 (64.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (47.62%) Windows XP
4 38 (36.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (27.62%) Windows 8
6 27 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (24.76%) Linux
8 24 (22.86%) UNIX
9 2 (1.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.67%) ITIL
2 13 (12.38%) Migration
3 9 (8.57%) Test Management
3 9 (8.57%) Test Strategy
4 7 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 7 (6.67%) Test Automation
4 7 (6.67%) Regression Testing
5 6 (5.71%) CRM
5 6 (5.71%) Security Management
6 5 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 5 (4.76%) Asset Management
6 5 (4.76%) PRINCE2
6 5 (4.76%) Project Management
6 5 (4.76%) Test Scripting
7 2 (1.90%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (1.90%) Data Entry
7 2 (1.90%) Information Security Management
7 2 (1.90%) Information Security
7 2 (1.90%) Validation
8 1 (0.95%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.29%) SQL
2 13 (12.38%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.71%) VB
4 4 (3.81%) VBScript
5 3 (2.86%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.90%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.90%) VB6
Qualifications
1 36 (34.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (31.43%) MCP
3 31 (29.52%) MCSE
4 26 (24.76%) MCSA
5 24 (22.86%) MCITP
6 18 (17.14%) Security Cleared
7 16 (15.24%) SC Cleared
7 16 (15.24%) MCTS
8 14 (13.33%) ISTQB
8 14 (13.33%) ISEB
9 7 (6.67%) Degree
9 7 (6.67%) MCDST
9 7 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (2.86%) HND
11 2 (1.90%) CCA
11 2 (1.90%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.95%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (40.95%) Active Directory
2 23 (21.90%) Hyper-V
3 13 (12.38%) XenApp
4 11 (10.48%) XenDesktop
5 9 (8.57%) VMware ESX
5 9 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.90%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.95%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.95%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.81%) EdgeSight
3 2 (1.90%) WSUS
4 1 (0.95%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 56 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 34 (32.38%) VMware
3 26 (24.76%) Citrix
4 13 (12.38%) Cisco
5 10 (9.52%) HP
6 9 (8.57%) Dell
7 7 (6.67%) Oracle
7 7 (6.67%) NetApp
7 7 (6.67%) Lotus
8 6 (5.71%) Symantec
8 6 (5.71%) EMC
8 6 (5.71%) Fujitsu
9 5 (4.76%) AppSense
10 4 (3.81%) Juniper
11 2 (1.90%) McAfee
11 2 (1.90%) Apple
11 2 (1.90%) ProCurve
12 1 (0.95%) 3PAR
12 1 (0.95%) LANDesk
12 1 (0.95%) WatchGuard
Knutsford
Spectrum IT
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Runcorn
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Warrington
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago