The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester 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 27 35 60
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +25
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 9 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.13% 3.46% 1.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.65% 17.39% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 4
Average salary £24,500 £35,250 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.49% +46.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £23,500 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £38,750 £24,700
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £26,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -15.87%
Windows 7
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Operating Systems Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
51 46 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 23.39% 19.91% 13.62%
Number of salaries quoted 48 39 43
Average salary £50,000 £36,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £32,500 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,500 £48,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Chester region.

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Chester

Windows 7
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) MS Office
2 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) Citrix
5 3 (30.00%) Legal
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (10.00%) MCT
7 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
7 1 (10.00%) ADSL
7 1 (10.00%) VPN
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (10.00%) Firewall
7 1 (10.00%) Degree
7 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
7 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (10.00%) XenApp
7 1 (10.00%) vSphere
7 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Office
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (70.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) ADSL
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
General
1 3 (30.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Trainer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Trainer
4 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCT
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago