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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 90 80 140
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +60
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 87 132 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.68% 3.28% 1.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.32% 12.62% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 66 103 43
Average salary £25,000 £32,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +41.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £18,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.88%
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
843 1046 952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.95% 26.03% 25.29%
Number of salaries quoted 694 908 839
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
Wigan +21 4 £23,913 -20.29%
Stockport -7 4 £22,500 -43.75% 1
Bolton - 4 £25,000 -
Salford +11 2 £30,750 -
Bury +3 2 £34,375 +43.22%
Cheadle -15 1 £40,000 +2.56% 1
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 166 (100.00%) Windows
2 116 (69.88%) Active Directory
3 98 (59.04%) Microsoft
4 85 (51.20%) MS Office
5 78 (46.99%) ITIL
6 67 (40.36%) Windows Server
7 66 (39.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 60 (36.14%) Windows 8
9 58 (34.94%) MS Excel
10 54 (32.53%) Finance
11 51 (30.72%) Blackberry
11 51 (30.72%) Citrix
12 49 (29.52%) Windows Server 2012
13 44 (26.51%) Microsoft Certification
14 42 (25.30%) MS Exchange
15 41 (24.70%) Law
16 40 (24.10%) LAN
17 39 (23.49%) SQL Server
18 36 (21.69%) WAN
18 36 (21.69%) SCCM
19 35 (21.08%) TCP/IP
19 35 (21.08%) VPN
19 35 (21.08%) Legal
20 33 (19.88%) VMware
21 29 (17.47%) Exchange Server 2010
21 29 (17.47%) Windows XP
22 28 (16.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
23 27 (16.27%) Service Management
23 27 (16.27%) Cisco
23 27 (16.27%) Cisco Certification

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 42 (25.30%) MS Exchange
2 29 (17.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (16.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 13 (7.83%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (7.83%) SharePoint
5 12 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (7.23%) Skype for Business
6 10 (6.02%) IIS
7 8 (4.82%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (2.41%) CMS
8 4 (2.41%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 85 (51.20%) MS Office
2 58 (34.94%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.60%) QuarkXPress
4 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Line 500
1 2 (1.20%) MFGPRO
1 2 (1.20%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.60%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 22 (13.25%) Office 365
2 14 (8.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (7.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (24.10%) LAN
2 36 (21.69%) WAN
3 35 (21.08%) TCP/IP
3 35 (21.08%) VPN
4 24 (14.46%) Firewall
5 20 (12.05%) DNS
6 18 (10.84%) DHCP
6 18 (10.84%) Internet
7 17 (10.24%) Wi-Fi
8 16 (9.64%) SAN
9 13 (7.83%) VLAN
10 8 (4.82%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (4.82%) NAS
11 7 (4.22%) Remote Desktop
12 6 (3.61%) Wireless
13 4 (2.41%) Skype
14 3 (1.81%) VoIP
15 2 (1.20%) MPLS
15 2 (1.20%) Network Security
15 2 (1.20%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (23.49%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (6.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.60%) InstallShield
1 1 (0.60%) MSI
General
1 54 (32.53%) Finance
2 41 (24.70%) Law
3 35 (21.08%) Legal
4 8 (4.82%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.61%) German Language
5 6 (3.61%) Retail
6 5 (3.01%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.81%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 66 (39.76%) Analyst
2 32 (19.28%) 2nd Line Support
2 32 (19.28%) Support Analyst
3 31 (18.67%) Service Analyst
4 30 (18.07%) Service Desk Analyst
5 29 (17.47%) IT Support
6 26 (15.66%) Support Engineer
7 19 (11.45%) Senior Analyst
7 19 (11.45%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
8 17 (10.24%) Desktop Support
9 16 (9.64%) 3rd Line Support
10 14 (8.43%) Support Technician
11 13 (7.83%) 1st Line Support
11 13 (7.83%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 13 (7.83%) IT Engineer
12 12 (7.23%) 2nd Line Support Technician
13 11 (6.63%) Desktop Analyst
13 11 (6.63%) IT Analyst
13 11 (6.63%) Technical Support
14 10 (6.02%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.20%) XML
2 1 (0.60%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 51 (30.72%) Blackberry
2 18 (10.84%) Data Centre
3 17 (10.24%) Management Information System
4 16 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (7.23%) iPhone
6 11 (6.63%) iPad
7 8 (4.82%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (4.82%) FlexPod
8 6 (3.61%) HP StoreVirtual
9 5 (3.01%) Client/Server
9 5 (3.01%) Computer Science
9 5 (3.01%) Fat Client
9 5 (3.01%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.81%) CMDB
10 3 (1.81%) Statistics
10 3 (1.81%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (1.20%) Handset
12 1 (0.60%) CCTV
12 1 (0.60%) e-Learning
12 1 (0.60%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 166 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (40.36%) Windows Server
3 66 (39.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 60 (36.14%) Windows 8
5 49 (29.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (17.47%) Windows XP
7 27 (16.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (14.46%) Windows 10
9 8 (4.82%) Android
9 8 (4.82%) Data ONTAP
10 7 (4.22%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (2.41%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.20%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.20%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.20%) Windows Phone
12 2 (1.20%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (46.99%) ITIL
2 27 (16.27%) Service Management
3 23 (13.86%) Document Management
4 14 (8.43%) Service Delivery
5 10 (6.02%) Mentoring
6 9 (5.42%) Line Management
6 9 (5.42%) Problem Management
6 9 (5.42%) Ticket Management
7 8 (4.82%) Coaching
7 8 (4.82%) ITIL V2
7 8 (4.82%) PRINCE2
7 8 (4.82%) Software Deployment
7 8 (4.82%) Workflow
8 6 (3.61%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (3.01%) Application Discovery
9 5 (3.01%) Change Management
9 5 (3.01%) Incident Management
10 4 (2.41%) E-Discovery
10 4 (2.41%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (2.41%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 19 (11.45%) SQL
2 11 (6.63%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.82%) VBScript
4 2 (1.20%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (26.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (16.27%) CCNA
2 27 (16.27%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (11.45%) Degree
4 18 (10.84%) MCP
4 18 (10.84%) MCTS
5 17 (10.24%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (8.43%) MCSE
6 14 (8.43%) MOS
6 14 (8.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (7.83%) CCNP
8 8 (4.82%) NCDA
9 7 (4.22%) MCSA
10 5 (3.01%) MCITP
11 4 (2.41%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (2.41%) MCDST
12 3 (1.81%) CCAA
13 2 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (1.20%) MCDBA
13 2 (1.20%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (15.66%) SLA
System Software
1 116 (69.88%) Active Directory
2 15 (9.04%) Terminal Server
3 14 (8.43%) Terminal Services
4 8 (4.82%) vSphere
4 8 (4.82%) XenApp
5 6 (3.61%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (3.61%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.41%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (2.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 36 (21.69%) SCCM
2 17 (10.24%) SCOM
3 8 (4.82%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (4.82%) SCOrch
4 5 (3.01%) ThinApp
5 4 (2.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (1.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.20%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.20%) WSUS
8 1 (0.60%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.60%) DameWare
Vendors
1 98 (59.04%) Microsoft
2 51 (30.72%) Citrix
3 33 (19.88%) VMware
4 27 (16.27%) Cisco
5 22 (13.25%) Dell
6 20 (12.05%) AppSense
7 19 (11.45%) Intel Security
8 13 (7.83%) Juniper
9 11 (6.63%) Interwoven
10 10 (6.02%) iManage
11 9 (5.42%) HP
11 9 (5.42%) NetApp
12 8 (4.82%) SAP
12 8 (4.82%) Veeam
13 6 (3.61%) Hummingbird
14 5 (3.01%) Mitel
14 5 (3.01%) Sun
14 5 (3.01%) Symantec
15 4 (2.41%) Altiris
15 4 (2.41%) Sophos
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