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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 45 40 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 5 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.77% 1.87% 2.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.85% 8.93% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 2
Average salary £21,500 £21,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -42.66%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% -7.14%
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
73 56 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 25.89% 20.90% 23.11%
Number of salaries quoted 55 30 37
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,150 £16,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 31 August 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security
4 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) XenApp
4 1 (16.67%) WSUS
4 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) BBC
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
4 1 (16.67%) Sophos
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (16.67%) ADSL

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) ADSL
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 1 (16.67%) BBC
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security
1 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
1 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Sophos
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