The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside 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 30 58 62
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 28 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.48% 1.99% 0.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.73% 7.88% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 3
Average salary £22,250 £23,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.31% -18.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,300 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,100 £41,800
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 Merseyside region.

Operating Systems Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
118 165 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 23.09% 25.31% 20.56%
Number of salaries quoted 85 138 97
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Merseyside region.

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Merseyside

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Windows 7
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Merseyside 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
Liverpool +30 17 £22,000 -32.30%
Bootle - 7 £30,000 -
Birkenhead +6 1 - -
St Helens -3 1 £30,000 -
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (59.52%) Microsoft
3 24 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (42.86%) VMware
4 18 (42.86%) Windows 8
5 17 (40.48%) MS Exchange
6 14 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (30.95%) Blackberry
8 12 (28.57%) MCSE
8 12 (28.57%) MS Office
9 10 (23.81%) MCSA
9 10 (23.81%) Active Directory
9 10 (23.81%) Legal
9 10 (23.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
10 8 (19.05%) Patch Management
11 7 (16.67%) MSI
11 7 (16.67%) SCCM
11 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
12 6 (14.29%) Citrix
12 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
12 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
13 5 (11.90%) DNS
13 5 (11.90%) DHCP
13 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
13 5 (11.90%) IIS
13 5 (11.90%) ITIL
13 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (9.52%) Document Management

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 17 (40.48%) MS Exchange
2 14 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (11.90%) IIS
3 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
4 4 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.38%) WorkSite
7 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (28.57%) MS Office
2 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.90%) DHCP
2 5 (11.90%) DNS
3 4 (9.52%) LAN
4 3 (7.14%) VPN
4 3 (7.14%) WAN
5 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.38%) SNMP
5 1 (2.38%) VoIP
5 1 (2.38%) ADSL
5 1 (2.38%) Broadband
5 1 (2.38%) SSL
5 1 (2.38%) SAN
5 1 (2.38%) Intranet
5 1 (2.38%) Extranet
5 1 (2.38%) 3G
5 1 (2.38%) Wireless
5 1 (2.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MSI
General
1 10 (23.81%) Legal
2 3 (7.14%) Law
3 2 (4.76%) Finance
4 1 (2.38%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (2.38%) French Language
4 1 (2.38%) German Language
4 1 (2.38%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Administrator
2 15 (35.71%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (23.81%) Windows Administrator
3 10 (23.81%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 5 (11.90%) Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Service Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Project Leader
7 3 (7.14%) IT Administrator
7 3 (7.14%) Technical Project Leader
7 3 (7.14%) IT Support Specialist
7 3 (7.14%) Support Specialist
7 3 (7.14%) IT Support
8 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support
8 2 (4.76%) Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Systems Support
8 2 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) .NET
1 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
1 4 (9.52%) CSS
2 1 (2.38%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.14%) Statistics
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (42.86%) Windows 8
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.38%) UNIX
7 1 (2.38%) NetWare
7 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.38%) Linux
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.38%) Android
7 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) Patch Management
2 5 (11.90%) ITIL
3 4 (9.52%) Document Management
3 4 (9.52%) Workflow
4 2 (4.76%) Project Management
4 2 (4.76%) Service Management
4 2 (4.76%) Logistics
4 2 (4.76%) Content Management
5 1 (2.38%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (2.38%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (2.38%) Time Management
5 1 (2.38%) Computer Security
5 1 (2.38%) CRM
5 1 (2.38%) Server Building
5 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.38%) ITSM
5 1 (2.38%) Migration
5 1 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.38%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
1 4 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (28.57%) MCSE
3 10 (23.81%) MCSA
3 10 (23.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (9.52%) A+ Certification
6 3 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (7.14%) MCP
6 3 (7.14%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (4.76%) MCDST
7 2 (4.76%) MCITP
7 2 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.38%) CCNA
8 1 (2.38%) EMC Certification
8 1 (2.38%) MOS
8 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) ISA Server
2 2 (4.76%) XenApp
3 1 (2.38%) XenServer
3 1 (2.38%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.38%) MOM
2 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (59.52%) Microsoft
2 18 (42.86%) VMware
3 6 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (2.38%) Dell
5 1 (2.38%) EMC
5 1 (2.38%) Sun
5 1 (2.38%) Avaya
5 1 (2.38%) Juniper
5 1 (2.38%) Novell
5 1 (2.38%) Apple
5 1 (2.38%) Sage
5 1 (2.38%) McAfee
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco