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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 131 116 133
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +17
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 61 59 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.48% 1.52% 1.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.35% 5.76% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 45 50 43
Average salary £26,500 £25,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,700 £18,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,653 £57,750 £40,000
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
961 1025 992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.33% 26.32% 26.35%
Number of salaries quoted 791 889 836
Average salary £36,000 £35,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.40% +7.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
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 1 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 1 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
Stockport +8 6 £19,750 +9.72%
Bolton +7 6 £18,250 -63.50% 1
Salford +5 4 - -
Altrincham - 2 £29,000 - 1
Bury - 1 £25,000 -
Wigan - 1 £22,500 -
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 134 (100.00%) Windows
2 92 (68.66%) Active Directory
3 91 (67.91%) Microsoft
4 57 (42.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 54 (40.30%) MS Excel
5 54 (40.30%) ITIL
5 54 (40.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 45 (33.58%) MS Office
7 41 (30.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 40 (29.85%) VMware
9 39 (29.10%) MS Exchange
10 38 (28.36%) Windows 8
11 35 (26.12%) Windows XP
12 33 (24.63%) Microsoft Certification
13 32 (23.88%) VMware Infrastructure
14 28 (20.90%) Exchange Server 2010
15 27 (20.15%) Citrix
16 26 (19.40%) TCP/IP
17 25 (18.66%) Finance
17 25 (18.66%) Hyper-V
18 22 (16.42%) Service Delivery
19 20 (14.93%) SQL
20 19 (14.18%) DNS
20 19 (14.18%) WAN
20 19 (14.18%) SCCM
21 18 (13.43%) NetApp
21 18 (13.43%) SQL Server
21 18 (13.43%) MCSE
22 16 (11.94%) LAN
23 15 (11.19%) HP

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 39 (29.10%) MS Exchange
2 28 (20.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (10.45%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (5.22%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.24%) Lync
7 2 (1.49%) IIS
8 1 (0.75%) Apache
8 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.75%) Site Server
8 1 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 54 (40.30%) MS Excel
2 45 (33.58%) MS Office
3 3 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.75%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (19.40%) TCP/IP
2 19 (14.18%) WAN
2 19 (14.18%) DNS
3 16 (11.94%) LAN
4 15 (11.19%) Wi-Fi
5 14 (10.45%) DHCP
6 13 (9.70%) VoIP
6 13 (9.70%) SAN
7 7 (5.22%) VLAN
7 7 (5.22%) VPN
8 6 (4.48%) Wireless
8 6 (4.48%) Internet
8 6 (4.48%) Firewall
9 3 (2.24%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (2.24%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (2.24%) HTTP
10 2 (1.49%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.75%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.75%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.75%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.43%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (8.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.48%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.73%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.73%) Sybase ASA
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Subversion
1 4 (2.99%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.99%) Hudson
1 4 (2.99%) SCons
1 4 (2.99%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.75%) WebLogic Workshop
2 1 (0.75%) MSI
General
1 25 (18.66%) Finance
2 13 (9.70%) Telecoms
3 12 (8.96%) Retail
4 8 (5.97%) Greek Language
4 8 (5.97%) Polish Language
5 5 (3.73%) Banking
6 3 (2.24%) Advertising
7 2 (1.49%) Legal
8 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (21.64%) Analyst
2 23 (17.16%) Support Engineer
3 19 (14.18%) 2nd Line Support
4 14 (10.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (8.96%) Support Analyst
6 11 (8.21%) Service Analyst
6 11 (8.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (6.72%) Technical Support
8 8 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (5.97%) Consultant
8 8 (5.97%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (5.22%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (4.48%) Technical Analyst
10 6 (4.48%) Desktop Support
11 5 (3.73%) Team Leader
11 5 (3.73%) Support Consultant
11 5 (3.73%) Network Team Leader
11 5 (3.73%) Technical Team Leader
11 5 (3.73%) Support Team Leader
11 5 (3.73%) Technical Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.75%) XML
1 1 (0.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.96%) Blackberry
2 9 (6.72%) Fat Client
2 9 (6.72%) Thin Client
3 6 (4.48%) iPhone
4 3 (2.24%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.49%) NHS
6 1 (0.75%) Firmware
6 1 (0.75%) iPad
6 1 (0.75%) Tandem
6 1 (0.75%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 134 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (42.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (40.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 41 (30.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (28.36%) Windows 8
6 35 (26.12%) Windows XP
7 10 (7.46%) Linux
8 8 (5.97%) Windows Vista
9 7 (5.22%) Mac OS X
10 6 (4.48%) UNIX
11 5 (3.73%) Android
12 2 (1.49%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (40.30%) ITIL
2 22 (16.42%) Service Delivery
3 11 (8.21%) Service Management
4 8 (5.97%) Change Control
5 6 (4.48%) Project Management
5 6 (4.48%) Change Management
6 5 (3.73%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (3.73%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (3.73%) Performance Improvement
6 5 (3.73%) Time Management
7 4 (2.99%) Incident Management
7 4 (2.99%) Web Development
7 4 (2.99%) DevOps
8 3 (2.24%) Software Engineering
8 3 (2.24%) Network Architecture
8 3 (2.24%) Business Transformation
8 3 (2.24%) Information Security
9 2 (1.49%) Migration
9 2 (1.49%) Business Continuity
9 2 (1.49%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.93%) SQL
2 13 (9.70%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.73%) C++
4 4 (2.99%) Java
4 4 (2.99%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.99%) PHP
4 4 (2.99%) Python
5 3 (2.24%) C
6 1 (0.75%) C#
6 1 (0.75%) VBScript
6 1 (0.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 33 (24.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (13.43%) MCSE
3 15 (11.19%) MCP
4 13 (9.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (8.21%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (8.21%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (8.21%) CCNA
6 9 (6.72%) Security Cleared
7 8 (5.97%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (5.22%) MCSA
8 7 (5.22%) NCDA
8 7 (5.22%) MCTS
9 6 (4.48%) Degree
10 3 (2.24%) MCITP
11 2 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.49%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.75%) ISEB
12 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.45%) SLA
2 9 (6.72%) QA
3 3 (2.24%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.75%) BS7799
4 1 (0.75%) GMP
4 1 (0.75%) GLP
System Software
1 92 (68.66%) Active Directory
2 32 (23.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (18.66%) Hyper-V
4 15 (11.19%) vSphere
5 4 (2.99%) Terminal Services
5 4 (2.99%) Xen
5 4 (2.99%) VMware Server
6 3 (2.24%) NFS
6 3 (2.24%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.49%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.75%) SpamAssassin
8 1 (0.75%) RHEV
8 1 (0.75%) XenApp
8 1 (0.75%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 19 (14.18%) SCCM
2 10 (7.46%) SCOM
2 10 (7.46%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.49%) ARCserve
4 2 (1.49%) WSUS
5 1 (0.75%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.75%) DameWare
5 1 (0.75%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.75%) SCSM
5 1 (0.75%) OpenView
Vendors
1 91 (67.91%) Microsoft
2 40 (29.85%) VMware
3 27 (20.15%) Citrix
4 18 (13.43%) NetApp
5 15 (11.19%) HP
6 8 (5.97%) Cisco
6 8 (5.97%) Fujitsu
7 7 (5.22%) Dell
7 7 (5.22%) Apple
8 6 (4.48%) Oracle
8 6 (4.48%) Sybase
8 6 (4.48%) McAfee
9 4 (2.99%) Sophos
9 4 (2.99%) Websense
9 4 (2.99%) Perforce
10 3 (2.24%) Meru Networks
10 3 (2.24%) Mitel
10 3 (2.24%) Aruba
10 3 (2.24%) WatchGuard
10 3 (2.24%) ProCurve
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