The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 94 143 150
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 185 106 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.66% 1.63% 1.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.63% 6.50% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 149 91 102
Average salary £25,000 £23,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -14.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £37,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+0.95% -19.23%
Windows 7
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1740 1630 1943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.01% 25.01% 26.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1501 1394 1664
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -4.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Windows 7
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Windows 7 Salary Trend in the North West

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in the North West

Windows 7
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Manchester +64 113 £27,500 +19.56% 16
Cheshire +3 45 £24,750 +3.12% 15
Merseyside +17 16 £24,500 -19.00% 6
Lancashire -3 6 £27,500 +61.76% 2
Cumbria -3 5 £18,000 -20.00%
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 334 (100.00%) Windows
2 224 (67.07%) Microsoft
3 174 (52.10%) Active Directory
4 140 (41.92%) MS Excel
4 140 (41.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 118 (35.33%) MS Office
6 109 (32.63%) Windows XP
7 101 (30.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 97 (29.04%) ITIL
9 96 (28.74%) MS Exchange
10 95 (28.44%) Windows 8
11 94 (28.14%) VMware
12 77 (23.05%) Windows Server 2012
13 76 (22.75%) TCP/IP
13 76 (22.75%) Citrix
13 76 (22.75%) DNS
14 72 (21.56%) Windows Server 2003
15 68 (20.36%) MCP
16 67 (20.06%) LAN
17 65 (19.46%) WAN
18 64 (19.16%) MCSE
19 62 (18.56%) DHCP
19 62 (18.56%) Hyper-V
20 60 (17.96%) VMware Infrastructure
21 55 (16.47%) MCITP
22 54 (16.17%) Firewall
23 49 (14.67%) VPN
24 46 (13.77%) MCSA
24 46 (13.77%) SQL Server
25 45 (13.47%) Linux

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 96 (28.74%) MS Exchange
2 44 (13.17%) SharePoint
3 43 (12.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (10.18%) IIS
5 24 (7.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (5.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (3.89%) SharePoint 2010
9 10 (2.99%) Lync
10 8 (2.40%) IBM Notes
11 5 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.90%) WorkSite
13 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.30%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.30%) WordPress
13 1 (0.30%) Moodle
13 1 (0.30%) CMS
13 1 (0.30%) Documentum
13 1 (0.30%) Site Server
13 1 (0.30%) GroupWise
Applications
1 140 (41.92%) MS Excel
2 118 (35.33%) MS Office
3 9 (2.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.90%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.30%) Revit
Business Applications
1 8 (2.40%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.30%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.40%) Office 365
2 1 (0.30%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 76 (22.75%) TCP/IP
1 76 (22.75%) DNS
2 67 (20.06%) LAN
3 65 (19.46%) WAN
4 62 (18.56%) DHCP
5 54 (16.17%) Firewall
6 49 (14.67%) VPN
7 42 (12.57%) SAN
8 23 (6.89%) Wi-Fi
9 19 (5.69%) Internet
10 12 (3.59%) VLAN
11 10 (2.99%) iSCSI
12 9 (2.69%) VoIP
13 8 (2.40%) FTP
14 7 (2.10%) GPRS
14 7 (2.10%) Fibre Channel
15 6 (1.80%) Wireless
15 6 (1.80%) SMTP
16 4 (1.20%) SMS
16 4 (1.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (13.77%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (2.10%) Oracle Database
5 7 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (0.90%) MySQL
7 2 (0.60%) MS Access
8 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.30%) DataEase
Development Applications
1 7 (2.10%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.20%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (1.20%) LoadRunner
3 3 (0.90%) SilkPerformer
4 2 (0.60%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.60%) MSI
4 2 (0.60%) Subversion
General
1 44 (13.17%) Finance
2 32 (9.58%) Legal
3 30 (8.98%) Law
4 6 (1.80%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.20%) Advertising
5 4 (1.20%) Publishing
6 3 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.90%) Retail
7 2 (0.60%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.60%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (0.60%) Marketing
7 2 (0.60%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.60%) Banking
8 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 93 (27.84%) Analyst
2 52 (15.57%) 2nd Line Support
3 46 (13.77%) Support Engineer
4 38 (11.38%) Support Analyst
5 35 (10.48%) Service Analyst
6 31 (9.28%) IT Support
7 24 (7.19%) Service Desk Analyst
8 23 (6.89%) 1st Line Support
9 22 (6.59%) 3rd Line Support
10 21 (6.29%) Support Technician
11 19 (5.69%) Team Leader
12 18 (5.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 15 (4.49%) Help Desk Analyst
14 13 (3.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 13 (3.89%) Service Desk Team Leader
15 12 (3.59%) Technical Team Leader
15 12 (3.59%) Desktop Support
16 11 (3.29%) Technical Support
17 10 (2.99%) Architect
17 10 (2.99%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.39%) .NET
2 15 (4.49%) Web Services
3 13 (3.89%) CSS
4 12 (3.59%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.50%) HTML
6 4 (1.20%) X-Windows
7 3 (0.90%) Application Packaging
8 2 (0.60%) JSON
8 2 (0.60%) Cocoa
8 2 (0.60%) SOAP
8 2 (0.60%) XML
8 2 (0.60%) WSDL
9 1 (0.30%) Middleware
9 1 (0.30%) EDI
9 1 (0.30%) Ajax
9 1 (0.30%) Java ME
9 1 (0.30%) EDIFACT
9 1 (0.30%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.68%) Blackberry
2 26 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.89%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.99%) Thin Client
4 10 (2.99%) Fat Client
5 7 (2.10%) Smart Meter
5 7 (2.10%) User Experience
6 6 (1.80%) iPhone
6 6 (1.80%) Life Science
7 5 (1.50%) iPad
7 5 (1.50%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.50%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.20%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.90%) SecurID
9 3 (0.90%) EPoS
9 3 (0.90%) Handset
9 3 (0.90%) Clustering
9 3 (0.90%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.90%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.60%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 334 (100.00%) Windows
2 140 (41.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 109 (32.63%) Windows XP
4 95 (28.44%) Windows 8
5 77 (23.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 72 (21.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 45 (13.47%) Linux
8 23 (6.89%) UNIX
9 17 (5.09%) Windows Vista
10 8 (2.40%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.80%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (1.20%) Android
13 3 (0.90%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.60%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.60%) CentOS
15 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X Server
15 1 (0.30%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (29.04%) ITIL
2 28 (8.38%) Incident Management
3 26 (7.78%) Document Management
4 19 (5.69%) Service Delivery
5 17 (5.09%) Project Management
6 13 (3.89%) Workflow
6 13 (3.89%) ITIL V3
7 11 (3.29%) Migration
8 9 (2.69%) PRINCE2
8 9 (2.69%) CRM
9 8 (2.40%) ERP
10 7 (2.10%) Asset Management
11 6 (1.80%) Service Management
11 6 (1.80%) Mobile Device Management
11 6 (1.80%) Mentoring
11 6 (1.80%) Kalman Filter
12 5 (1.50%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (1.50%) Practice Management
13 4 (1.20%) Information Security
13 4 (1.20%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (12.57%) SQL
2 36 (10.78%) PowerShell
3 12 (3.59%) JavaScript
4 10 (2.99%) C
5 6 (1.80%) VB
6 4 (1.20%) Java
7 3 (0.90%) VB.NET
7 3 (0.90%) Objective-C
7 3 (0.90%) VB6
8 2 (0.60%) C++
9 1 (0.30%) C#
9 1 (0.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 101 (30.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (20.36%) MCP
3 64 (19.16%) MCSE
4 55 (16.47%) MCITP
5 46 (13.77%) MCSA
6 29 (8.68%) MCTS
6 29 (8.68%) Security Cleared
7 21 (6.29%) MCDST
8 20 (5.99%) Degree
9 18 (5.39%) CCNA
9 18 (5.39%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (4.49%) Citrix Certification
11 14 (4.19%) A+ Certification
11 14 (4.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 13 (3.89%) SC Cleared
13 12 (3.59%) MOS
13 12 (3.59%) CCA
14 7 (2.10%) CCEE
14 7 (2.10%) CCIA
15 6 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.79%) SLA
2 7 (2.10%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.30%) QA
3 1 (0.30%) GMP
3 1 (0.30%) GLP
System Software
1 174 (52.10%) Active Directory
2 62 (18.56%) Hyper-V
3 60 (17.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (5.99%) XenApp
4 20 (5.99%) Terminal Services
5 17 (5.09%) vSphere
6 13 (3.89%) XenDesktop
6 13 (3.89%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (2.69%) XenServer
8 7 (2.10%) NFS
8 7 (2.10%) Xen
9 5 (1.50%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.30%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.30%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.30%) Firmware
12 1 (0.30%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 29 (8.68%) SCCM
2 19 (5.69%) Backup Exec
3 9 (2.69%) WSUS
4 8 (2.40%) SCOM
5 4 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.90%) MIMEsweeper
6 3 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.60%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.60%) MAILsweeper
7 2 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.60%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.30%) SCSM
Vendors
1 224 (67.07%) Microsoft
2 94 (28.14%) VMware
3 76 (22.75%) Citrix
4 41 (12.28%) HP
5 40 (11.98%) Cisco
6 28 (8.38%) Dell
7 26 (7.78%) Wyse
8 25 (7.49%) CheckPoint
8 25 (7.49%) NetApp
9 24 (7.19%) Symantec
10 14 (4.19%) McAfee
10 14 (4.19%) AppSense
11 10 (2.99%) 3PAR
11 10 (2.99%) Apple
12 9 (2.69%) Lotus
12 9 (2.69%) Oracle
13 7 (2.10%) EMC
14 5 (1.50%) Avaya
14 5 (1.50%) Sophos
15 4 (1.20%) SAP
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