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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 75 66 87
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +21
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 56 61 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.22% 3.15% 1.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.12% 12.71% 6.73%
Number of salaries quoted 44 36 17
Average salary £23,000 £23,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £18,750 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £26,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
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
462 480 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.57% 24.76% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 397 371 372
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,100 £50,000
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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -10 31 £23,000 -2.12%
Wilmslow - 7 £19,750 -
Chester -2 5 £21,500 - 2
Runcorn -1 4 £22,500 +7.14% 1
Crewe -6 3 - -
Macclesfield +17 2 £21,000 +2.43% 2
Knutsford -6 1 £16,500 -43.10%
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 102 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (62.75%) Active Directory
3 63 (61.76%) Microsoft
4 48 (47.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 48 (47.06%) ITIL
5 47 (46.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (42.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 40 (39.22%) MCSE
8 39 (38.24%) MS Exchange
9 33 (32.35%) DNS
9 33 (32.35%) MS Office
10 32 (31.37%) Cisco
11 31 (30.39%) Windows XP
11 31 (30.39%) VPN
12 30 (29.41%) MCSA
12 30 (29.41%) MCP
12 30 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
13 29 (28.43%) MCITP
14 28 (27.45%) DHCP
15 27 (26.47%) TCP/IP
15 27 (26.47%) MCTS
15 27 (26.47%) Windows 8
16 24 (23.53%) VMware
17 23 (22.55%) MS Excel
17 23 (22.55%) CCNA
17 23 (22.55%) Cisco Certification
17 23 (22.55%) VMware Infrastructure
17 23 (22.55%) PowerShell
17 23 (22.55%) Exchange Server 2013
18 18 (17.65%) Hyper-V

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 39 (38.24%) MS Exchange
2 30 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (22.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.94%) IIS
8 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.96%) WordPress
8 2 (1.96%) Lync
Applications
1 33 (32.35%) MS Office
2 23 (22.55%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.98%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.78%) Office 365
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (32.35%) DNS
2 31 (30.39%) VPN
3 28 (27.45%) DHCP
4 27 (26.47%) TCP/IP
5 13 (12.75%) Firewall
5 13 (12.75%) VLAN
6 10 (9.80%) Wireless
7 9 (8.82%) ADSL
8 8 (7.84%) SAN
8 8 (7.84%) VDSL
8 8 (7.84%) NAS
9 7 (6.86%) WAN
9 7 (6.86%) LAN
10 4 (3.92%) Internet
11 2 (1.96%) Network Security
11 2 (1.96%) Intranet
12 1 (0.98%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (13.73%) MSI
General
1 14 (13.73%) Finance
2 7 (6.86%) Retail
2 7 (6.86%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (6.86%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (24.51%) IT Support
2 22 (21.57%) Analyst
3 20 (19.61%) Support Engineer
4 17 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
5 16 (15.69%) 1st Line Support
5 16 (15.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (12.75%) Service Desk Analyst
6 13 (12.75%) Service Analyst
7 12 (11.76%) IT Manager
8 10 (9.80%) Administrator
9 9 (8.82%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 9 (8.82%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 8 (7.84%) Team Leader
10 8 (7.84%) Support Team Leader
11 7 (6.86%) Desktop Support
11 7 (6.86%) Desktop Support Team Leader
11 7 (6.86%) Desktop Team Leader
12 6 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
12 6 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (5.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.96%) HTML
1 2 (1.96%) .NET
1 2 (1.96%) ASP.NET
1 2 (1.96%) CSS
2 1 (0.98%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.75%) Blackberry
2 10 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.84%) Thin Client
3 8 (7.84%) Fat Client
4 7 (6.86%) EPoS
5 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.96%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.98%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 102 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (46.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 43 (42.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (30.39%) Windows XP
5 27 (26.47%) Windows 8
6 14 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (11.76%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (2.94%) Android
9 2 (1.96%) UNIX
9 2 (1.96%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.96%) Linux
9 2 (1.96%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (47.06%) ITIL
2 17 (16.67%) Patch Management
3 11 (10.78%) ITIL V3
4 10 (9.80%) Mentoring
4 10 (9.80%) Change Management
5 9 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (8.82%) Business Continuity
5 9 (8.82%) Line Management
6 8 (7.84%) Mobile Device Management
7 7 (6.86%) Customer Engagement
7 7 (6.86%) Risk Management
8 6 (5.88%) Service Management
8 6 (5.88%) Process Management
9 5 (4.90%) Service Delivery
10 3 (2.94%) Migration
10 3 (2.94%) Information Security
10 3 (2.94%) Data Management
10 3 (2.94%) Security Patching
10 3 (2.94%) Problem Management
11 2 (1.96%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (22.55%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.88%) SQL
3 2 (1.96%) VB.NET
3 2 (1.96%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 2 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 48 (47.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (39.22%) MCSE
3 30 (29.41%) MCSA
3 30 (29.41%) MCP
4 29 (28.43%) MCITP
5 27 (26.47%) MCTS
6 23 (22.55%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (22.55%) CCNA
7 13 (12.75%) Security Cleared
8 12 (11.76%) Degree
9 8 (7.84%) JNCIA
10 7 (6.86%) HND
10 7 (6.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (5.88%) CCENT
11 6 (5.88%) CCIE
11 6 (5.88%) CCDP
12 2 (1.96%) MCDST
13 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.69%) SLA
System Software
1 64 (62.75%) Active Directory
2 23 (22.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (17.65%) Hyper-V
4 12 (11.76%) Terminal Server
5 3 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.96%) XenApp
6 2 (1.96%) vSphere
7 1 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (13.73%) SCCM
2 4 (3.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 63 (61.76%) Microsoft
2 32 (31.37%) Cisco
3 24 (23.53%) VMware
4 9 (8.82%) HP
4 9 (8.82%) Dell
5 8 (7.84%) IBM
5 8 (7.84%) Juniper
6 7 (6.86%) Citrix
7 6 (5.88%) Symantec
8 1 (0.98%) Sophos
8 1 (0.98%) Sage
Runcorn, Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Macclesfield
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago