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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 37 36 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 7 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.41% 1.94% 4.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.77% 9.43% 18.37%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 9
Average salary £21,500 £37,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.66% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £27,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £47,500 £24,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-8.77% -5.00%
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
65 53 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 22.34% 20.54% 24.62%
Number of salaries quoted 39 34 44
Average salary £33,852 £35,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.28% +55.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £36,900 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 August 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 22 August 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%) WebSphere
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
4 1 (7.69%) Apache
4 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
1 8 (61.54%) VPN
2 5 (38.46%) ADSL
3 4 (30.77%) SAN
4 3 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (23.08%) LAN
4 3 (23.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Support Analyst
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) IT Support
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (23.08%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Help Desk Technician
3 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) 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 Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (7.69%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Fat Client
1 9 (69.23%) Thin 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%) Data Management
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
2 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CCNA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) vSphere
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (38.46%) XenApp
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (23.08%) VMware Server
3 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
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%) Sybase
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) EMC
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat