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 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 113 131 124
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 79 63 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.93% 1.51% 1.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.74% 5.64% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 69 57 55
Average salary £23,000 £30,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.33% +27.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £21,080 £19,400
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £80,000 £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
1021 1117 967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 24.95% 26.79% 25.86%
Number of salaries quoted 841 978 862
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,750 £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 23 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 23 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Wigan - 5 £20,500 -
Stockport -2 3 £14,500 -
Altrincham +17 1 - -
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 125 (100.00%) Windows
2 101 (80.80%) Microsoft
3 87 (69.60%) Active Directory
4 72 (57.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 71 (56.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 64 (51.20%) Windows XP
7 56 (44.80%) MS Office
8 49 (39.20%) MS Exchange
9 46 (36.80%) MS Excel
9 46 (36.80%) ITIL
10 43 (34.40%) Windows 8
11 42 (33.60%) Microsoft Certification
12 40 (32.00%) TCP/IP
12 40 (32.00%) VMware
13 39 (31.20%) Windows Server 2012
14 37 (29.60%) SQL
15 36 (28.80%) WAN
16 35 (28.00%) LAN
17 33 (26.40%) SQL Server
17 33 (26.40%) Wi-Fi
17 33 (26.40%) Exchange Server 2010
18 32 (25.60%) NetApp
19 30 (24.00%) vSphere
20 29 (23.20%) MCTS
21 28 (22.40%) SQL Server 2008
22 27 (21.60%) Citrix
22 27 (21.60%) Finance
23 26 (20.80%) MCP
24 25 (20.00%) Firewall
24 25 (20.00%) SCCM

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (39.20%) MS Exchange
2 33 (26.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (14.40%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (12.80%) IIS
5 13 (10.40%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (9.60%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (8.00%) SharePoint
8 6 (4.80%) Lync
9 2 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.80%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.80%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.80%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.80%) Apache
10 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
Applications
1 56 (44.80%) MS Office
2 46 (36.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.20%) Office 365
2 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (32.00%) TCP/IP
2 36 (28.80%) WAN
3 35 (28.00%) LAN
4 33 (26.40%) Wi-Fi
5 25 (20.00%) Firewall
6 17 (13.60%) Cisco Nexus
7 14 (11.20%) VPN
8 12 (9.60%) DNS
8 12 (9.60%) SAN
8 12 (9.60%) DHCP
9 11 (8.80%) VoIP
10 5 (4.00%) Internet
10 5 (4.00%) Wireless
11 3 (2.40%) HTTP
11 3 (2.40%) MPLS
11 3 (2.40%) VLAN
11 3 (2.40%) Unified Communications
11 3 (2.40%) SSL
11 3 (2.40%) SMTP
12 2 (1.60%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (26.40%) SQL Server
2 28 (22.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (19.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.80%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.00%) Sybase ASA
6 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (3.20%) Subversion
1 4 (3.20%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.20%) Hudson
1 4 (3.20%) SCons
1 4 (3.20%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.80%) WebLogic Workshop
2 1 (0.80%) MSI
General
1 27 (21.60%) Finance
2 6 (4.80%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.80%) Retail
3 5 (4.00%) Greek Language
3 5 (4.00%) Polish Language
4 4 (3.20%) Advertising
4 4 (3.20%) Law
5 1 (0.80%) Legal
5 1 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.80%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (27.20%) 2nd Line Support
2 28 (22.40%) Support Engineer
3 26 (20.80%) IT Support
4 23 (18.40%) Analyst
5 16 (12.80%) Support Analyst
6 13 (10.40%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 11 (8.80%) IT Support Analyst
7 11 (8.80%) Consultant
8 9 (7.20%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (6.40%) 1st Line Support
9 8 (6.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (6.40%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (5.60%) Server Support Engineer
10 7 (5.60%) Server Engineer
10 7 (5.60%) Server Support
10 7 (5.60%) 3rd Line Server Support
10 7 (5.60%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
10 7 (5.60%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 6 (4.80%) Support Consultant
11 6 (4.80%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.20%) Middleware
2 2 (1.60%) .NET
3 1 (0.80%) COM
3 1 (0.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.80%) Blackberry
2 7 (5.60%) iPhone
3 4 (3.20%) iPad
4 3 (2.40%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.40%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.40%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.60%) Statistics
5 2 (1.60%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.80%) NHS
6 1 (0.80%) Firmware
6 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.80%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.80%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 125 (100.00%) Windows
2 72 (57.60%) Windows Server 2003
3 71 (56.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 64 (51.20%) Windows XP
5 43 (34.40%) Windows 8
6 39 (31.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (9.60%) Windows Vista
8 9 (7.20%) UNIX
9 8 (6.40%) Mac OS X
9 8 (6.40%) Linux
10 5 (4.00%) Android
11 3 (2.40%) AIX
11 3 (2.40%) HPUX
11 3 (2.40%) Solaris
12 2 (1.60%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.60%) Windows Phone
12 2 (1.60%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (36.80%) ITIL
2 12 (9.60%) PRINCE2
3 11 (8.80%) Service Delivery
4 10 (8.00%) Project Management
5 9 (7.20%) Service Management
5 9 (7.20%) Migration
6 4 (3.20%) Data Management
6 4 (3.20%) Web Development
6 4 (3.20%) Integration Testing
6 4 (3.20%) Performance Improvement
7 3 (2.40%) Load Balancing
7 3 (2.40%) Software Engineering
7 3 (2.40%) Business Transformation
7 3 (2.40%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (1.60%) Performance Testing
8 2 (1.60%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (1.60%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (1.60%) ERP
9 1 (0.80%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 37 (29.60%) SQL
2 5 (4.00%) C++
2 5 (4.00%) Java
3 4 (3.20%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.20%) PHP
3 4 (3.20%) Python
4 3 (2.40%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.80%) AppleScript
5 1 (0.80%) C#
5 1 (0.80%) VB
5 1 (0.80%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.80%) Perl
Qualifications
1 42 (33.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (23.20%) MCTS
3 26 (20.80%) MCP
4 17 (13.60%) CCNA
4 17 (13.60%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (12.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 15 (12.00%) NCDA
6 9 (7.20%) Security Cleared
6 9 (7.20%) MCSA
7 8 (6.40%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (5.60%) MCITP
9 6 (4.80%) MCSE
9 6 (4.80%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (4.00%) Degree
11 2 (1.60%) ISEB
12 1 (0.80%) HND
12 1 (0.80%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.80%) MCDST
12 1 (0.80%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.80%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.40%) SLA
2 7 (5.60%) QA
System Software
1 87 (69.60%) Active Directory
2 30 (24.00%) vSphere
3 22 (17.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (17.60%) Hyper-V
4 8 (6.40%) Terminal Services
5 4 (3.20%) Xen
5 4 (3.20%) VMware Server
6 3 (2.40%) XenApp
6 3 (2.40%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.60%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.80%) RHEV
8 1 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.80%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 25 (20.00%) SCCM
2 24 (19.20%) SCOM
3 6 (4.80%) Backup Exec
4 4 (3.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (2.40%) WSUS
6 1 (0.80%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.80%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.80%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.80%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.80%) SCSM
6 1 (0.80%) OpenView
Vendors
1 101 (80.80%) Microsoft
2 40 (32.00%) VMware
3 32 (25.60%) NetApp
4 27 (21.60%) Citrix
5 23 (18.40%) Cisco
6 12 (9.60%) HP
7 9 (7.20%) Dell
7 9 (7.20%) Apple
7 9 (7.20%) McAfee
8 6 (4.80%) Symantec
8 6 (4.80%) Oracle
8 6 (4.80%) Sybase
9 5 (4.00%) Avaya
9 5 (4.00%) Fujitsu
10 4 (3.20%) Perforce
10 4 (3.20%) EMC
11 3 (2.40%) IBM
11 3 (2.40%) WatchGuard
11 3 (2.40%) ProCurve
11 3 (2.40%) Aruba
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum + Offer competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Jumar
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum plus car and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £19000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Bolton School
Salary: Up to £15,189 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 days ago