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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 99 115 132
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +17
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 84 68 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.47% 1.74% 1.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.87% 6.58% 5.44%
Number of salaries quoted 58 48 55
Average salary £26,000 £28,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,352 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £26,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.88% -11.66%
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
773 1033 1103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 22.77% 26.47% 25.98%
Number of salaries quoted 630 875 970
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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
Bolton +13 9 £30,000 +71.42% 2
Salford +1 2 £26,000 -
Sale - 1 £21,000 -
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 197 (100.00%) Windows
2 119 (60.41%) Microsoft
3 92 (46.70%) Active Directory
4 77 (39.09%) MS Excel
4 77 (39.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 74 (37.56%) Windows 8
6 70 (35.53%) Citrix
7 65 (32.99%) Microsoft Certification
8 63 (31.98%) ITIL
9 61 (30.96%) MS Office
10 54 (27.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 53 (26.90%) VMware
12 50 (25.38%) MS Exchange
13 39 (19.80%) Windows Server 2003
13 39 (19.80%) Finance
14 37 (18.78%) VMware Infrastructure
14 37 (18.78%) SCCM
15 36 (18.27%) Windows XP
15 36 (18.27%) DNS
16 34 (17.26%) XenApp
17 33 (16.75%) Security Cleared
17 33 (16.75%) LAN
17 33 (16.75%) WAN
18 32 (16.24%) DHCP
18 32 (16.24%) Wi-Fi
19 30 (15.23%) Firewall
20 29 (14.72%) MCITP
21 28 (14.21%) SharePoint
21 28 (14.21%) MCSE
21 28 (14.21%) MCP

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 50 (25.38%) MS Exchange
2 28 (14.21%) SharePoint
3 25 (12.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (11.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (6.09%) IIS
6 11 (5.58%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (4.06%) Lync
9 7 (3.55%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (3.05%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (1.52%) WorkSite
11 3 (1.52%) Apache
11 3 (1.52%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.51%) Site Server
Applications
1 77 (39.09%) MS Excel
2 61 (30.96%) MS Office
3 4 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.02%) Acrobat
4 2 (1.02%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (2.54%) Sage 50
2 4 (2.03%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.51%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.57%) Office 365
2 2 (1.02%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (18.27%) DNS
2 33 (16.75%) LAN
2 33 (16.75%) WAN
3 32 (16.24%) DHCP
3 32 (16.24%) Wi-Fi
4 30 (15.23%) Firewall
5 28 (14.21%) TCP/IP
6 22 (11.17%) SAN
7 21 (10.66%) VPN
8 19 (9.64%) VoIP
9 18 (9.14%) Wireless
10 8 (4.06%) UMTS
10 8 (4.06%) DVB
10 8 (4.06%) NFC
10 8 (4.06%) iSCSI
10 8 (4.06%) WLAN
10 8 (4.06%) Bluetooth
10 8 (4.06%) GPRS
10 8 (4.06%) GSM
10 8 (4.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.18%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (3.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 10 (5.08%) MSI
General
1 39 (19.80%) Finance
2 20 (10.15%) Law
3 18 (9.14%) Legal
4 9 (4.57%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.06%) Multimedia
5 8 (4.06%) Automotive
6 5 (2.54%) Advertising
7 4 (2.03%) Publishing
8 3 (1.52%) Banking
9 2 (1.02%) Retail
10 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (18.27%) Analyst
1 36 (18.27%) 2nd Line Support
2 30 (15.23%) Support Engineer
3 25 (12.69%) IT Support
4 23 (11.68%) Support Analyst
5 21 (10.66%) Architect
5 21 (10.66%) Citrix Architect
6 13 (6.60%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 11 (5.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (5.08%) Consultant
8 10 (5.08%) IT Support Analyst
8 10 (5.08%) Team Leader
9 9 (4.57%) Citrix Consultant
9 9 (4.57%) Service Analyst
10 8 (4.06%) Software Engineer
10 8 (4.06%) Desktop Engineer
10 8 (4.06%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 7 (3.55%) Desktop Support
11 7 (3.55%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (3.55%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.06%) Flash
1 8 (4.06%) J2ME
1 8 (4.06%) SVG
1 8 (4.06%) OpenGL
1 8 (4.06%) Middleware
1 8 (4.06%) UIQ
1 8 (4.06%) Series 60
1 8 (4.06%) BREW
1 8 (4.06%) Qt
1 8 (4.06%) OpenAL
1 8 (4.06%) OpenCL
2 5 (2.54%) Web Services
3 3 (1.52%) .NET
3 3 (1.52%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.52%) COM
4 2 (1.02%) X-Windows
4 2 (1.02%) Ajax
4 2 (1.02%) Java ME
4 2 (1.02%) Software Packaging
4 2 (1.02%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.68%) Blackberry
2 19 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (8.12%) iPhone
4 9 (4.57%) Clustering
5 8 (4.06%) MPEG
5 8 (4.06%) Device Driver
6 7 (3.55%) Client/Server
7 6 (3.05%) Data Centre
7 6 (3.05%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.05%) Fat Client
7 6 (3.05%) Thin Client
8 5 (2.54%) Replication
8 5 (2.54%) iPad
9 3 (1.52%) Life Science
9 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.02%) SecurID
10 2 (1.02%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.02%) Derivative
10 2 (1.02%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.02%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 197 (100.00%) Windows
2 77 (39.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 74 (37.56%) Windows 8
4 54 (27.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (19.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 36 (18.27%) Windows XP
7 18 (9.14%) Linux
8 14 (7.11%) Windows Mobile
9 13 (6.60%) Android
10 10 (5.08%) Windows Vista
11 8 (4.06%) Nucleus RTOS
12 6 (3.05%) NetWare
13 5 (2.54%) UNIX
14 4 (2.03%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (1.52%) Apple iOS
16 2 (1.02%) Data ONTAP
16 2 (1.02%) SUSE
16 2 (1.02%) Ubuntu
16 2 (1.02%) CentOS
16 2 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (31.98%) ITIL
2 17 (8.63%) Patch Management
3 13 (6.60%) Service Delivery
4 11 (5.58%) Incident Management
5 10 (5.08%) Document Management
5 10 (5.08%) Mentoring
6 9 (4.57%) PRINCE2
7 8 (4.06%) Mobile Commerce
7 8 (4.06%) DRM
7 8 (4.06%) Speech Recognition
7 8 (4.06%) Software Engineering
8 7 (3.55%) Infrastructure Management
8 7 (3.55%) Migration
9 6 (3.05%) Project Management
9 6 (3.05%) ITIL V3
10 5 (2.54%) Change Management
10 5 (2.54%) Server Monitoring
11 4 (2.03%) Mobile Device Management
11 4 (2.03%) ERP
11 4 (2.03%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 27 (13.71%) SQL
2 20 (10.15%) PowerShell
3 13 (6.60%) Java
4 12 (6.09%) C
5 8 (4.06%) C++
6 6 (3.05%) VBScript
6 6 (3.05%) VB
7 2 (1.02%) Python
7 2 (1.02%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.02%) AWK
7 2 (1.02%) sed
7 2 (1.02%) Perl
7 2 (1.02%) C#
8 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 65 (32.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (16.75%) Security Cleared
3 29 (14.72%) MCITP
4 28 (14.21%) MCP
4 28 (14.21%) MCSE
5 20 (10.15%) CCNA
5 20 (10.15%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (9.64%) Citrix Certification
7 16 (8.12%) CCA
7 16 (8.12%) Degree
7 16 (8.12%) MCTS
8 13 (6.60%) MCSA
9 12 (6.09%) SC Cleared
10 11 (5.58%) CCEE
10 11 (5.58%) CCIA
11 10 (5.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (5.08%) MCDST
12 8 (4.06%) MOS
12 8 (4.06%) A+ Certification
13 7 (3.55%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.69%) SLA
2 4 (2.03%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.51%) QA
3 1 (0.51%) GMP
3 1 (0.51%) GLP
System Software
1 92 (46.70%) Active Directory
2 37 (18.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (17.26%) XenApp
4 27 (13.71%) XenDesktop
4 27 (13.71%) Microsoft App-V
5 24 (12.18%) Hyper-V
6 19 (9.64%) XenServer
7 17 (8.63%) vSphere
8 12 (6.09%) Terminal Services
9 4 (2.03%) Xen
9 4 (2.03%) NFS
9 4 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (1.02%) Firmware
11 1 (0.51%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.51%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 37 (18.78%) SCCM
2 7 (3.55%) SCOM
2 7 (3.55%) Backup Exec
3 6 (3.05%) WSUS
4 5 (2.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (2.03%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.02%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (1.02%) EMC Navisphere
6 2 (1.02%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.02%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.51%) MOM
7 1 (0.51%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 119 (60.41%) Microsoft
2 70 (35.53%) Citrix
3 53 (26.90%) VMware
4 24 (12.18%) Cisco
5 23 (11.68%) AppSense
6 20 (10.15%) Dell
7 16 (8.12%) HP
8 14 (7.11%) NetApp
9 11 (5.58%) Wyse
10 10 (5.08%) Symantec
10 10 (5.08%) McAfee
10 10 (5.08%) Symbian
11 9 (4.57%) CheckPoint
12 7 (3.55%) SolarWinds
12 7 (3.55%) Adobe
13 6 (3.05%) Veeam
13 6 (3.05%) Sage
14 5 (2.54%) Sophos
14 5 (2.54%) Trend Micro
14 5 (2.54%) IBM
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