The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 49 49 44
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 12 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.45% 3.08% 3.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.12% 24.59% 13.71%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 16
Average salary £22,250 £25,750 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.59% +5.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,200 £18,650 £17,600
10% offered a salary of more than £27,125 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £26,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
Windows 7
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Operating Systems Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
85 61 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 17.35% 12.53% 23.66%
Number of salaries quoted 54 56 118
Average salary £24,000 £28,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £17,900 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £44,500 £41,500
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 Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Lancashire region.

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Lancashire

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Windows 7
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn -10 7 £22,250 -25.83%
Blackpool - 3 £27,500 -
Lancaster +14 1 £18,500 - 1
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (54.17%) Cisco
4 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
5 11 (45.83%) HP
5 11 (45.83%) Citrix
5 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (37.50%) Dell
7 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 8 (33.33%) VPN
7 8 (33.33%) Terminal Services
8 7 (29.17%) Mac OS X
8 7 (29.17%) Apple
8 7 (29.17%) Wyse
9 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 6 (25.00%) SQL
9 6 (25.00%) MS Office
9 6 (25.00%) VMware
9 6 (25.00%) Windows 8
10 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
10 5 (20.83%) ITIL
10 5 (20.83%) LAN
10 5 (20.83%) Blackberry
11 4 (16.67%) Project Management
11 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
11 4 (16.67%) Workflow
11 4 (16.67%) Finance
11 4 (16.67%) Service Management
11 4 (16.67%) WAN

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) IIS
2 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.17%) GroupWise
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Office
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) VPN
2 5 (20.83%) LAN
3 4 (16.67%) WAN
4 3 (12.50%) MPLS
4 3 (12.50%) DSL
5 1 (4.17%) Firewall
5 1 (4.17%) Wireless
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.17%) FTP
5 1 (4.17%) PBX
5 1 (4.17%) WLAN
5 1 (4.17%) DNS
5 1 (4.17%) SAN
5 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) MS Access
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Field Service Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Field Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
3 4 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) IT Support
5 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Project Leader
6 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Project Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Network Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
1 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.33%) iPhone
2 2 (8.33%) iPad
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Statistics
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (29.17%) Mac OS X
5 6 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
7 2 (8.33%) Linux
8 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Project Management
2 4 (16.67%) Service Management
2 4 (16.67%) Workflow
2 4 (16.67%) Document Management
3 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (8.33%) BCP
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.17%) Security Patching
5 1 (4.17%) Network Management
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) MCP
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (33.33%) Terminal Services
3 3 (12.50%) vSphere
4 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) WSUS
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
1 2 (8.33%) SCOM
1 2 (8.33%) SCDPM
2 1 (4.17%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Cisco
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (45.83%) HP
2 11 (45.83%) Citrix
3 9 (37.50%) Dell
4 7 (29.17%) Apple
4 7 (29.17%) Wyse
5 6 (25.00%) VMware
6 2 (8.33%) Sophos
7 1 (4.17%) Avaya
7 1 (4.17%) Novell
7 1 (4.17%) Nortel
7 1 (4.17%) Veeam
7 1 (4.17%) Spiceworks
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