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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 31 43 52
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 2 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.12% 1.53% 0.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.00% 10.81% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Average salary £21,500 £27,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.37% +35.00%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.66%
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
25 37 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 13.97% 14.18% 21.93%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 46
Average salary £26,041 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.65% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £27,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £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 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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 5 (45.45%) MS Office
3 5 (45.45%) ITIL
3 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
3 5 (45.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Citrix
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (27.27%) Legal
6 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (18.18%) Firewall
6 2 (18.18%) HP
6 2 (18.18%) MCT
6 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
7 1 (9.09%) ADSL
7 1 (9.09%) LAN
7 1 (9.09%) WAN
7 1 (9.09%) DHCP
7 1 (9.09%) VPN
7 1 (9.09%) DNS
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco
7 1 (9.09%) IIS
7 1 (9.09%) CCNP
7 1 (9.09%) CCNA
7 1 (9.09%) MCSE
7 1 (9.09%) MCSA
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Office
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
1 5 (45.45%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (9.09%) ADSL
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
General
1 3 (27.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Help Desk Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Trainer
4 2 (18.18%) IT Trainer
4 2 (18.18%) IT Support
5 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
5 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
5 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
1 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) MCT
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) MCITP
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) MCSA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Firmware
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Server
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) XenApp
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) Citrix
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Remedy
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
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