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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 56 81 82
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 46 46 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.58% 2.50% 2.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.84% 9.66% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 44 43 35
Average salary £22,500 £24,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.16% +4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,450 £19,000 £19,850
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,700 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.88%
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
310 476 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.14% 25.83% 26.00%
Number of salaries quoted 268 416 346
Average salary £31,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,150 £50,000 £55,300
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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 -6 12 £22,000 -9.27%
Macclesfield - 6 £25,000 - 1
Wilmslow - 6 £18,750 - 2
Knutsford +7 5 £25,500 -
Widnes - 2 £27,500 -
Crewe +8 1 £22,500 -6.25%
Congleton - 1 £17,500 -
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 92 (100.00%) Windows
2 76 (82.61%) Microsoft
3 75 (81.52%) Active Directory
4 52 (56.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 47 (51.09%) MS Office
5 47 (51.09%) MS Excel
6 46 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 42 (45.65%) MCP
8 39 (42.39%) VMware
9 38 (41.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 36 (39.13%) MS Exchange
11 35 (38.04%) Windows Server
11 35 (38.04%) TCP/IP
11 35 (38.04%) VMware Infrastructure
12 32 (34.78%) DNS
13 31 (33.70%) Cisco
14 29 (31.52%) DHCP
14 29 (31.52%) Windows 8
14 29 (31.52%) Exchange Server 2010
15 28 (30.43%) CCNA
15 28 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
16 27 (29.35%) Hyper-V
17 26 (28.26%) MCITP
17 26 (28.26%) Windows XP
18 25 (27.17%) VPN
18 25 (27.17%) Exchange Server 2013
19 24 (26.09%) MCSA
20 23 (25.00%) MCSE
21 22 (23.91%) ITIL
21 22 (23.91%) MCTS

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 36 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 29 (31.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (27.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.26%) IBM Notes
4 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.17%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.09%) IIS
Applications
1 47 (51.09%) MS Excel
1 47 (51.09%) MS Office
2 1 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (38.04%) TCP/IP
2 32 (34.78%) DNS
3 29 (31.52%) DHCP
4 25 (27.17%) VPN
5 10 (10.87%) LAN
6 7 (7.61%) Wireless
7 6 (6.52%) VoIP
8 3 (3.26%) Firewall
8 3 (3.26%) SAN
8 3 (3.26%) WAN
8 3 (3.26%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.17%) ADSL
9 2 (2.17%) Internet
9 2 (2.17%) Skype
10 1 (1.09%) Intranet
10 1 (1.09%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.09%) MS Access
General
1 6 (6.52%) Finance
1 6 (6.52%) Manufacturing
1 6 (6.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.09%) Dutch Language
2 1 (1.09%) French Language
2 1 (1.09%) German Language
2 1 (1.09%) Italian Language
2 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.09%) Portuguese Language
2 1 (1.09%) Russian Language
2 1 (1.09%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 37 (40.22%) Support Engineer
2 36 (39.13%) Analyst
2 36 (39.13%) IT Support
3 27 (29.35%) IT Engineer
3 27 (29.35%) IT Support Engineer
4 22 (23.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 22 (23.91%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 22 (23.91%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (19.57%) IT Analyst
6 15 (16.30%) 1st Line Support
7 13 (14.13%) Active Directory Analyst
8 12 (13.04%) Support Analyst
9 11 (11.96%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (11.96%) Help Desk Analyst
10 10 (10.87%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 10 (10.87%) Technical Support
11 9 (9.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (9.78%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
12 8 (8.70%) Service Analyst
12 8 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.43%) Life Science
1 5 (5.43%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.26%) iPad
3 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.17%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.17%) iPhone
4 1 (1.09%) BBC
4 1 (1.09%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.09%) CMDB
4 1 (1.09%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 92 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (41.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (38.04%) Windows Server
5 29 (31.52%) Windows 8
6 26 (28.26%) Windows XP
7 10 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (4.35%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.09%) Android
9 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.91%) ITIL
2 10 (10.87%) Service Management
3 8 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (6.52%) Service Delivery
5 4 (4.35%) Change Management
6 3 (3.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (3.26%) CRM
6 3 (3.26%) Data Security
6 3 (3.26%) ERP
6 3 (3.26%) Problem Management
6 3 (3.26%) Project Management
6 3 (3.26%) Supplier Management
7 2 (2.17%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (2.17%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.17%) Information Security
7 2 (2.17%) Line Management
7 2 (2.17%) Scrum
8 1 (1.09%) Resource Management
8 1 (1.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
1 2 (2.17%) SQL
2 1 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (56.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (45.65%) MCP
3 28 (30.43%) CCNA
3 28 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (28.26%) MCITP
5 24 (26.09%) MCSA
6 23 (25.00%) MCSE
7 22 (23.91%) MCTS
8 4 (4.35%) MCDST
9 2 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.87%) SLA
System Software
1 75 (81.52%) Active Directory
2 35 (38.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (29.35%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.26%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.17%) XenApp
5 2 (2.17%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) SCCM
2 2 (2.17%) SCOM
3 1 (1.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 76 (82.61%) Microsoft
2 39 (42.39%) VMware
3 31 (33.70%) Cisco
4 16 (17.39%) Citrix
5 3 (3.26%) CommVault
5 3 (3.26%) Lotus
5 3 (3.26%) NetApp
6 2 (2.17%) Apple
6 2 (2.17%) Intel Security
6 2 (2.17%) JD Edwards
6 2 (2.17%) Sophos
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