The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 137 125 149
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +24
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 48 61 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.20% 1.60% 0.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.41% 6.03% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 39 52 34
Average salary £22,500 £28,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +7.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,900 £18,000 £19,300
10% offered a salary of more than £37,904 £37,500 £40,412
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
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 Manchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
888 1012 978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 22.28% 26.55% 25.57%
Number of salaries quoted 729 882 835
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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 Manchester

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Manchester

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Manchester

Windows 7
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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
Bolton +8 4 £19,750 -60.50% 2
Stockport +1 4 £19,750 +9.72%
Salford +4 3 - -
Altrincham - 3 £28,000 - 1
Wigan - 1 £22,500 -
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 126 (100.00%) Windows
2 89 (70.63%) Active Directory
3 84 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 57 (45.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 53 (42.06%) ITIL
5 53 (42.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 51 (40.48%) MS Excel
7 41 (32.54%) MS Office
7 41 (32.54%) VMware
8 40 (31.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 37 (29.37%) Windows 8
10 36 (28.57%) MS Exchange
11 34 (26.98%) VMware Infrastructure
12 33 (26.19%) Windows XP
13 30 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
14 26 (20.63%) Exchange Server 2010
15 24 (19.05%) TCP/IP
15 24 (19.05%) Citrix
15 24 (19.05%) Service Delivery
15 24 (19.05%) Hyper-V
16 23 (18.25%) Finance
17 22 (17.46%) WAN
18 20 (15.87%) DNS
19 19 (15.08%) LAN
20 18 (14.29%) MCSE
20 18 (14.29%) SCCM
21 17 (13.49%) NetApp
22 16 (12.70%) SQL Server
23 15 (11.90%) SQL
23 15 (11.90%) Wi-Fi

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 36 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 26 (20.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (10.32%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (8.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (8.73%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (5.56%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.79%) WordPress
6 1 (0.79%) Lync
6 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.79%) Site Server
6 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.79%) IIS
6 1 (0.79%) Apache
6 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 51 (40.48%) MS Excel
2 41 (32.54%) MS Office
3 4 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.79%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.76%) Office 365
2 1 (0.79%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 24 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 22 (17.46%) WAN
3 20 (15.87%) DNS
4 19 (15.08%) LAN
5 15 (11.90%) Wi-Fi
6 13 (10.32%) SAN
6 13 (10.32%) DHCP
7 11 (8.73%) VoIP
8 9 (7.14%) VPN
9 8 (6.35%) Internet
10 7 (5.56%) Firewall
11 5 (3.97%) VLAN
12 3 (2.38%) DMZ
12 3 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
13 2 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (1.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 2 (1.59%) iSCSI
13 2 (1.59%) Wireless
14 1 (0.79%) Network Security
14 1 (0.79%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.70%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (7.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.97%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.97%) Sybase ASA
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Subversion
1 2 (1.59%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.59%) Hudson
1 2 (1.59%) SCons
1 2 (1.59%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.79%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 23 (18.25%) Finance
2 13 (10.32%) Telecoms
3 11 (8.73%) Retail
4 7 (5.56%) Greek Language
4 7 (5.56%) Polish Language
5 5 (3.97%) Banking
6 3 (2.38%) Advertising
7 2 (1.59%) Legal
8 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.79%) Law
8 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (25.40%) Analyst
2 19 (15.08%) Support Engineer
3 16 (12.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (9.52%) Service Analyst
5 11 (8.73%) Support Analyst
6 10 (7.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
7 9 (7.14%) Technical Support
8 8 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (6.35%) Consultant
9 6 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (3.97%) Support Consultant
10 5 (3.97%) Team Leader
10 5 (3.97%) Desktop Support
10 5 (3.97%) Technical Team Leader
10 5 (3.97%) Support Team Leader
10 5 (3.97%) Technical Support Team Leader
10 5 (3.97%) Network Team Leader
10 5 (3.97%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.73%) Blackberry
2 9 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.35%) Thin Client
3 8 (6.35%) Fat Client
4 5 (3.97%) iPhone
5 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.38%) NHS
6 2 (1.59%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.79%) Biotechnology
7 1 (0.79%) Blog
7 1 (0.79%) Firmware
7 1 (0.79%) Tandem
7 1 (0.79%) New Media
7 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 126 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (45.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 53 (42.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 40 (31.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (29.37%) Windows 8
6 33 (26.19%) Windows XP
7 10 (7.94%) Linux
8 8 (6.35%) Windows Vista
9 7 (5.56%) Android
10 6 (4.76%) UNIX
11 3 (2.38%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.59%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.59%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (42.06%) ITIL
2 24 (19.05%) Service Delivery
3 10 (7.94%) Service Management
4 8 (6.35%) Change Control
5 6 (4.76%) Change Management
5 6 (4.76%) Coaching
6 5 (3.97%) People Management
6 5 (3.97%) Project Management
6 5 (3.97%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (3.97%) Performance Improvement
6 5 (3.97%) Incident Management
6 5 (3.97%) Time Management
7 4 (3.17%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.38%) Information Security
8 3 (2.38%) Business Transformation
8 3 (2.38%) Network Architecture
9 2 (1.59%) Data Protection
9 2 (1.59%) Web Development
9 2 (1.59%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.90%) SQL
2 13 (10.32%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.38%) C
4 2 (1.59%) C++
4 2 (1.59%) Java
4 2 (1.59%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.59%) PHP
4 2 (1.59%) Python
5 1 (0.79%) VBScript
5 1 (0.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (14.29%) MCSE
3 14 (11.11%) MCP
4 12 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (7.94%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (7.94%) CCNA
6 8 (6.35%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (6.35%) Security Cleared
7 7 (5.56%) MCSA
7 7 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (4.76%) NCDA
8 6 (4.76%) MCTS
9 5 (3.97%) Degree
10 3 (2.38%) MCITP
11 2 (1.59%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.79%) ISEB
12 1 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.73%) SLA
2 5 (3.97%) QA
3 3 (2.38%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.79%) BS7799
4 1 (0.79%) GMP
4 1 (0.79%) GLP
System Software
1 89 (70.63%) Active Directory
2 34 (26.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (19.05%) Hyper-V
4 14 (11.11%) vSphere
5 4 (3.17%) Terminal Services
5 4 (3.17%) VMware Server
6 3 (2.38%) NFS
6 3 (2.38%) Xen
6 3 (2.38%) ISA Server
6 3 (2.38%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.79%) SpamAssassin
8 1 (0.79%) RHEV
8 1 (0.79%) XenApp
8 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 18 (14.29%) SCCM
2 7 (5.56%) SCOM
2 7 (5.56%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.59%) ARCserve
4 2 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.59%) WSUS
5 1 (0.79%) DameWare
5 1 (0.79%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.79%) SCSM
Vendors
1 84 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 41 (32.54%) VMware
3 24 (19.05%) Citrix
4 17 (13.49%) NetApp
5 10 (7.94%) HP
6 8 (6.35%) Dell
7 7 (5.56%) Cisco
7 7 (5.56%) McAfee
7 7 (5.56%) Fujitsu
8 6 (4.76%) Websense
8 6 (4.76%) Oracle
8 6 (4.76%) Sybase
9 5 (3.97%) Apple
10 4 (3.17%) Sophos
11 3 (2.38%) Symantec
11 3 (2.38%) Mitel
12 2 (1.59%) Fortinet
12 2 (1.59%) Clearswift
12 2 (1.59%) Perforce
12 2 (1.59%) Riverbed
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Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Advantage XPO
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £16,604 per annum plus attractive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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