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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 33 38 52
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +14
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 1 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.56% 2.33% 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.85% 14.63% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 1
Average salary £22,500 £27,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +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
26 41 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 14.69% 15.95% 23.21%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 40
Average salary £26,041 £27,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.30% -22.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £40,000 £43,000
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 22 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (33.33%) MS Office
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) Legal
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 2 (22.22%) MCT
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Firmware
5 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (11.11%) Remedy
5 1 (11.11%) IIS
5 1 (11.11%) CCNP
5 1 (11.11%) CCNA
5 1 (11.11%) MCSE
5 1 (11.11%) MCSA
5 1 (11.11%) ADSL
5 1 (11.11%) LAN

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (11.11%) ADSL
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
General
1 3 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) IT Trainer
3 2 (22.22%) IT Support
3 2 (22.22%) Trainer
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
1 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) MCT
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) MCSA
3 1 (11.11%) MCITP
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Firmware
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Remedy
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
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