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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 73 75 97
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +22
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 47 43 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.90% 2.50% 1.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.30% 10.29% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 38 24 20
Average salary £30,750 £27,000 £22,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% +18.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,800 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £37,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.66%
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
382 418 555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.55% 24.34% 30.82%
Number of salaries quoted 300 309 446
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 May 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 22 May 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 +5 16 £28,000 -6.66% 3
Knutsford +1 11 £34,000 -
Crewe -3 11 £21,000 -
Runcorn +1 4 - -
Widnes - 2 £20,750 - 1
Chester +5 1 £22,500 -16.66% 5
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 90 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (51.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 43 (47.78%) ITIL
5 41 (45.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 41 (45.56%) VPN
6 40 (44.44%) Microsoft
7 39 (43.33%) MCSE
8 33 (36.67%) DNS
9 32 (35.56%) MCP
9 32 (35.56%) MCITP
10 31 (34.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 31 (34.44%) MS Exchange
11 30 (33.33%) Cisco
11 30 (33.33%) DHCP
11 30 (33.33%) Windows 8
12 29 (32.22%) TCP/IP
13 28 (31.11%) VMware
14 27 (30.00%) MS Office
15 25 (27.78%) MCSA
16 23 (25.56%) MS Excel
16 23 (25.56%) Exchange Server 2010
16 23 (25.56%) MCTS
17 22 (24.44%) Windows XP
18 19 (21.11%) CCNA
18 19 (21.11%) Cisco Certification
19 18 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
19 18 (20.00%) PowerShell
19 18 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
20 16 (17.78%) Hyper-V

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 31 (34.44%) MS Exchange
2 23 (25.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (5.56%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.11%) IIS
Applications
1 27 (30.00%) MS Office
2 23 (25.56%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (45.56%) VPN
2 33 (36.67%) DNS
3 30 (33.33%) DHCP
4 29 (32.22%) TCP/IP
5 13 (14.44%) VLAN
6 12 (13.33%) ADSL
6 12 (13.33%) WAN
7 11 (12.22%) SAN
7 11 (12.22%) NAS
7 11 (12.22%) VDSL
8 10 (11.11%) LAN
9 9 (10.00%) Firewall
10 6 (6.67%) Wireless
11 3 (3.33%) Internet
12 2 (2.22%) VoIP
13 1 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) MSI
1 2 (2.22%) Subversion
1 2 (2.22%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (11.11%) Finance
2 8 (8.89%) Retail
3 6 (6.67%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.44%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (3.33%) Legal
6 2 (2.22%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.22%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (32.22%) Analyst
2 19 (21.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 17 (18.89%) Service Analyst
3 17 (18.89%) Service Desk Analyst
4 15 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
5 14 (15.56%) Support Engineer
5 14 (15.56%) IT Manager
6 11 (12.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (8.89%) IT Support
7 8 (8.89%) Support Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) IT Administrator
10 4 (4.44%) Desktop Support
10 4 (4.44%) Developer
10 4 (4.44%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) Help Desk Analyst
10 4 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.56%) .NET
2 2 (2.22%) WSDL
2 2 (2.22%) HTML
2 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.22%) Web Services
2 2 (2.22%) XML
2 2 (2.22%) Cocoa
2 2 (2.22%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 5 (5.56%) Thin Client
3 4 (4.44%) EPoS
4 2 (2.22%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.22%) iPad
4 2 (2.22%) iPhone
4 2 (2.22%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 90 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (51.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (34.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 22 (24.44%) Windows XP
6 13 (14.44%) Linux
7 11 (12.22%) UNIX
7 11 (12.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.22%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (47.78%) ITIL
2 13 (14.44%) Mentoring
3 11 (12.22%) Change Management
3 11 (12.22%) Mobile Device Management
4 10 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 9 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 8 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (8.89%) Business Continuity
6 8 (8.89%) Risk Management
7 7 (7.78%) Migration
8 6 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
9 5 (5.56%) Line Management
9 5 (5.56%) Project Management
9 5 (5.56%) PRINCE2
10 4 (4.44%) CRM
11 3 (3.33%) Incident Management
11 3 (3.33%) Asset Management
11 3 (3.33%) Data Management
11 3 (3.33%) Information Security
12 2 (2.22%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.67%) SQL
3 5 (5.56%) VB.NET
4 3 (3.33%) VB6
4 3 (3.33%) VB
5 2 (2.22%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 2 (2.22%) C
5 2 (2.22%) C++
5 2 (2.22%) Java
5 2 (2.22%) Objective-C
5 2 (2.22%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 41 (45.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (43.33%) MCSE
3 32 (35.56%) MCP
3 32 (35.56%) MCITP
4 25 (27.78%) MCSA
5 23 (25.56%) MCTS
6 19 (21.11%) CCNA
6 19 (21.11%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (12.22%) JNCIA
8 6 (6.67%) Degree
9 4 (4.44%) CCDP
9 4 (4.44%) CCIE
9 4 (4.44%) HND
9 4 (4.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (4.44%) CCENT
10 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
11 2 (2.22%) CCA
11 2 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (2.22%) MCT
11 2 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (17.78%) Hyper-V
4 10 (11.11%) Terminal Server
5 4 (4.44%) XenApp
6 1 (1.11%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.11%) vSphere
6 1 (1.11%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) SCCM
1 2 (2.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 30 (33.33%) Cisco
3 28 (31.11%) VMware
4 15 (16.67%) Dell
5 14 (15.56%) HP
6 12 (13.33%) IBM
7 11 (12.22%) Juniper
8 10 (11.11%) Citrix
9 6 (6.67%) Symantec
10 5 (5.56%) Lotus
11 3 (3.33%) NetApp
12 2 (2.22%) Apple
12 2 (2.22%) McAfee
13 1 (1.11%) WatchGuard
13 1 (1.11%) Remedy
13 1 (1.11%) Sage
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