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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 45 30 40
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 1 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.39% 4.31% 4.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.33% 19.23% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 10
Average salary £21,500 £26,750 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.62% +18.88%
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
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
43 52 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 16.86% 22.41% 18.83%
Number of salaries quoted 26 37 36
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +53.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £27,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 19 September 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) MS Exchange
2 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 12 (92.31%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (69.23%) vSphere
3 9 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (69.23%) Degree
3 9 (69.23%) Fat Client
3 9 (69.23%) Thin Client
4 8 (61.54%) Firewall
4 8 (61.54%) VPN
4 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (53.85%) HP
5 7 (53.85%) Citrix
6 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (38.46%) ADSL
6 5 (38.46%) XenApp
7 4 (30.77%) SAN
7 4 (30.77%) Finance
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (23.08%) Site Server
8 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
8 3 (23.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (23.08%) VMware Server
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (92.31%) MS Exchange
2 9 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (23.08%) Site Server
3 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (23.08%) IIS
4 1 (7.69%) Apache
4 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) VPN
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) ADSL
3 4 (30.77%) SAN
4 3 (23.08%) LAN
4 3 (23.08%) WAN
4 3 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
1 7 (53.85%) Support Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) IT Support
3 3 (23.08%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Help Desk Technician
3 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) Support Technician
5 1 (7.69%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Thin Client
1 9 (69.23%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.69%) UNIX
6 1 (7.69%) Linux
6 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
2 1 (7.69%) Data Management
2 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
2 1 (7.69%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) CCNA
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) vSphere
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (38.46%) XenApp
3 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (23.08%) VMware Server
4 1 (7.69%) RHEV
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
1 12 (92.31%) VMware
2 7 (53.85%) HP
2 7 (53.85%) Citrix
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Sybase
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) EMC