The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 107 132 110
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -22
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 80 57 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.98% 1.39% 1.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.95% 5.20% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 70 53 59
Average salary £23,000 £29,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.03% +25.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £21,840 £19,800
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £74,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1006 1096 972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 24.86% 26.71% 25.91%
Number of salaries quoted 826 961 874
Average salary £32,500 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.79% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows 7
North West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Wigan - 5 £20,500 -
Stockport -1 4 £18,500 -
Altrincham +16 1 - -
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 129 (100.00%) Windows
2 105 (81.40%) Microsoft
3 91 (70.54%) Active Directory
4 75 (58.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 74 (57.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 67 (51.94%) Windows XP
7 60 (46.51%) MS Office
8 49 (37.98%) MS Exchange
9 48 (37.21%) ITIL
10 47 (36.43%) MS Excel
11 43 (33.33%) Windows 8
12 42 (32.56%) Microsoft Certification
13 41 (31.78%) TCP/IP
14 40 (31.01%) VMware
15 39 (30.23%) Windows Server 2012
16 37 (28.68%) WAN
16 37 (28.68%) SQL
17 36 (27.91%) LAN
18 34 (26.36%) Wi-Fi
19 33 (25.58%) SQL Server
19 33 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2010
20 32 (24.81%) NetApp
21 30 (23.26%) vSphere
22 29 (22.48%) MCTS
23 28 (21.71%) SQL Server 2008
24 27 (20.93%) MCP
24 27 (20.93%) Citrix
24 27 (20.93%) Finance
25 25 (19.38%) Firewall
25 25 (19.38%) SCCM

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 49 (37.98%) MS Exchange
2 33 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (12.40%) IIS
5 13 (10.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (7.75%) SharePoint
8 6 (4.65%) Lync
9 2 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.78%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.78%) Apache
10 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.78%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 60 (46.51%) MS Office
2 47 (36.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.10%) Office 365
2 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (31.78%) TCP/IP
2 37 (28.68%) WAN
3 36 (27.91%) LAN
4 34 (26.36%) Wi-Fi
5 25 (19.38%) Firewall
6 17 (13.18%) Cisco Nexus
7 14 (10.85%) VPN
8 12 (9.30%) DNS
8 12 (9.30%) DHCP
8 12 (9.30%) SAN
9 11 (8.53%) VoIP
10 5 (3.88%) Internet
10 5 (3.88%) Wireless
11 3 (2.33%) HTTP
11 3 (2.33%) SSL
11 3 (2.33%) SMTP
11 3 (2.33%) MPLS
11 3 (2.33%) VLAN
11 3 (2.33%) Unified Communications
12 2 (1.55%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 28 (21.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (18.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.88%) Sybase ASA
5 5 (3.88%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Hudson
1 4 (3.10%) SCons
1 4 (3.10%) Jenkins
1 4 (3.10%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.10%) Subversion
2 1 (0.78%) WebLogic Workshop
2 1 (0.78%) MSI
General
1 27 (20.93%) Finance
2 6 (4.65%) Retail
2 6 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.88%) Law
3 5 (3.88%) Greek Language
3 5 (3.88%) Polish Language
4 4 (3.10%) Advertising
5 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.78%) Legal
5 1 (0.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (28.68%) 2nd Line Support
2 28 (21.71%) Support Engineer
3 27 (20.93%) IT Support
4 24 (18.60%) Analyst
5 17 (13.18%) Support Analyst
6 13 (10.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 12 (9.30%) IT Support Analyst
8 11 (8.53%) Consultant
9 9 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (6.98%) 1st Line Support
10 8 (6.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (6.20%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 8 (6.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (5.43%) Server Support
11 7 (5.43%) Server Engineer
11 7 (5.43%) Server Support Engineer
11 7 (5.43%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
11 7 (5.43%) 3rd Line Server Support
12 6 (4.65%) IT Support Engineer
12 6 (4.65%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.10%) Middleware
2 2 (1.55%) .NET
3 1 (0.78%) COM
3 1 (0.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.53%) Blackberry
2 7 (5.43%) iPhone
3 4 (3.10%) iPad
4 3 (2.33%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.33%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.33%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.55%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.55%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.55%) Statistics
6 1 (0.78%) NHS
6 1 (0.78%) Firmware
6 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.78%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.78%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 129 (100.00%) Windows
2 75 (58.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 74 (57.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 67 (51.94%) Windows XP
5 43 (33.33%) Windows 8
6 39 (30.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (9.30%) Windows Vista
8 9 (6.98%) UNIX
9 8 (6.20%) Linux
9 8 (6.20%) Mac OS X
10 5 (3.88%) Android
11 3 (2.33%) AIX
11 3 (2.33%) HPUX
11 3 (2.33%) Solaris
12 2 (1.55%) Windows Phone
12 2 (1.55%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.55%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (37.21%) ITIL
2 12 (9.30%) PRINCE2
3 11 (8.53%) Service Delivery
4 10 (7.75%) Service Management
4 10 (7.75%) Project Management
5 9 (6.98%) Migration
6 4 (3.10%) Performance Improvement
6 4 (3.10%) Integration Testing
6 4 (3.10%) Web Development
6 4 (3.10%) Data Management
7 3 (2.33%) Software Engineering
7 3 (2.33%) Load Balancing
7 3 (2.33%) Business Transformation
7 3 (2.33%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (1.55%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.55%) Performance Testing
8 2 (1.55%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (1.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (1.55%) ERP
9 1 (0.78%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 37 (28.68%) SQL
2 5 (3.88%) C++
2 5 (3.88%) Java
3 4 (3.10%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.10%) PHP
3 4 (3.10%) Python
4 3 (2.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.78%) C#
5 1 (0.78%) VB
5 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.78%) Perl
5 1 (0.78%) AppleScript
Qualifications
1 42 (32.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (22.48%) MCTS
3 27 (20.93%) MCP
4 17 (13.18%) CCNA
4 17 (13.18%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (11.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 15 (11.63%) NCDA
6 9 (6.98%) MCSA
6 9 (6.98%) Security Cleared
7 8 (6.20%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (5.43%) MCITP
9 6 (4.65%) MCSE
9 6 (4.65%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (3.88%) Degree
11 2 (1.55%) ISEB
12 1 (0.78%) HND
12 1 (0.78%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.78%) MCDST
12 1 (0.78%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.40%) SLA
2 7 (5.43%) QA
System Software
1 91 (70.54%) Active Directory
2 30 (23.26%) vSphere
3 22 (17.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (17.05%) Hyper-V
4 8 (6.20%) Terminal Services
5 4 (3.10%) VMware Server
5 4 (3.10%) Xen
6 3 (2.33%) ISA Server
6 3 (2.33%) XenApp
7 2 (1.55%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.78%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 25 (19.38%) SCCM
2 24 (18.60%) SCOM
3 6 (4.65%) Backup Exec
4 4 (3.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (2.33%) WSUS
6 1 (0.78%) OpenView
6 1 (0.78%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.78%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.78%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.78%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.78%) SCSM
6 1 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 105 (81.40%) Microsoft
2 40 (31.01%) VMware
3 32 (24.81%) NetApp
4 27 (20.93%) Citrix
5 23 (17.83%) Cisco
6 12 (9.30%) HP
7 10 (7.75%) Dell
7 10 (7.75%) McAfee
8 9 (6.98%) Apple
9 6 (4.65%) Symantec
9 6 (4.65%) Avaya
9 6 (4.65%) Oracle
9 6 (4.65%) Sybase
10 5 (3.88%) Fujitsu
11 4 (3.10%) Perforce
11 4 (3.10%) EMC
12 3 (2.33%) IBM
12 3 (2.33%) Capita
12 3 (2.33%) WatchGuard
12 3 (2.33%) ProCurve
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum plus car and benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £19000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Bolton School
Salary: Up to £15,189 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sale, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Morgan Smith & Partners
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 days ago