The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 38 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 7 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.60% 0.49% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.42% 2.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Average salary £33,500 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.81% -
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Operating Systems Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
38 90 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 14.13% 21.84% 33.90%
Number of salaries quoted 24 49 53
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,100 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows 7
Cheshire

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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Chester region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Chester

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) Windows XP
3 6 (54.55%) Citrix
4 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
4 5 (45.45%) HP
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL
5 4 (36.36%) VMware
5 4 (36.36%) Application Packaging
5 4 (36.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (27.27%) VMware Server
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (27.27%) Migration
6 3 (27.27%) Firewall
6 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (27.27%) Site Server
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (27.27%) VPN
6 3 (27.27%) CCNA
6 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
6 3 (27.27%) LAN
6 3 (27.27%) WAN

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (27.27%) Site Server
2 3 (27.27%) IIS
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
1 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (27.27%) VPN
1 3 (27.27%) LAN
1 3 (27.27%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MSI
1 2 (18.18%) InstallShield
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) IT Support
2 3 (27.27%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Desktop Support
2 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Manager
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Support Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Application Packaging
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Handset
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows XP
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (9.09%) UNIX
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) ISEB
3 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (27.27%) VMware Server
5 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Citrix
3 5 (45.45%) HP
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
5 2 (18.18%) AppSense
6 1 (9.09%) Symantec
6 1 (9.09%) EMC
6 1 (9.09%) NetApp
6 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 1 (9.09%) IBM
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle
6 1 (9.09%) Sybase