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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 100 109 147
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +38
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 168 166 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.58% 2.32% 1.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.03% 9.53% 5.55%
Number of salaries quoted 131 123 86
Average salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £19,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £26,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- -13.33%
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
1523 1741 1838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.39% 24.28% 25.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1227 1440 1588
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,250 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +23 88 £26,000 -7.14% 14
Cheshire -8 54 £27,500 +17.02% 9
Merseyside +19 23 £30,000 +27.65% 12
Lancashire -9 12 £22,250 -12.74% 2
Cumbria +1 6 £13,250 - 2
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 332 (100.00%) Windows
2 181 (54.52%) Microsoft
3 171 (51.51%) Active Directory
4 143 (43.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 119 (35.84%) Windows 8
6 114 (34.34%) ITIL
7 109 (32.83%) MS Exchange
7 109 (32.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 106 (31.93%) MS Office
9 98 (29.52%) MS Excel
10 95 (28.61%) Windows Server 2012
11 92 (27.71%) VMware
12 83 (25.00%) Citrix
13 80 (24.10%) MCSE
14 74 (22.29%) DNS
15 72 (21.69%) Exchange Server 2010
16 71 (21.39%) VPN
16 71 (21.39%) Cisco
17 66 (19.88%) DHCP
18 61 (18.37%) TCP/IP
19 60 (18.07%) Windows Server 2003
20 59 (17.77%) Windows XP
21 55 (16.57%) MCITP
22 54 (16.27%) Exchange Server 2013
23 53 (15.96%) VMware Infrastructure
24 52 (15.66%) Finance
24 52 (15.66%) MCSA
24 52 (15.66%) MCP
25 45 (13.55%) SLA
26 44 (13.25%) MCTS

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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
1 109 (32.83%) MS Exchange
2 72 (21.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 54 (16.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 35 (10.54%) SharePoint
5 17 (5.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (5.12%) IIS
6 14 (4.22%) SharePoint 2010
7 13 (3.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 13 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (2.71%) Lync
9 6 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.20%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (0.90%) WorkSite
11 3 (0.90%) Apache
11 3 (0.90%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.60%) CMS
12 2 (0.60%) WordPress
13 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.30%) Site Server
13 1 (0.30%) GroupWise
Applications
1 106 (31.93%) MS Office
2 98 (29.52%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.60%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.60%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.51%) Sage 50
2 4 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.60%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 23 (6.93%) Office 365
2 2 (0.60%) OneDrive
2 2 (0.60%) Mimecast
2 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 74 (22.29%) DNS
2 71 (21.39%) VPN
3 66 (19.88%) DHCP
4 61 (18.37%) TCP/IP
5 43 (12.95%) LAN
6 39 (11.75%) WAN
7 36 (10.84%) Firewall
8 32 (9.64%) Wireless
9 30 (9.04%) SAN
10 29 (8.73%) Wi-Fi
11 22 (6.63%) VoIP
12 19 (5.72%) VLAN
13 17 (5.12%) Internet
14 14 (4.22%) ADSL
15 12 (3.61%) VDSL
15 12 (3.61%) NAS
16 9 (2.71%) MPLS
16 9 (2.71%) WLAN
17 8 (2.41%) Bluetooth
17 8 (2.41%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (12.05%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (3.01%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.60%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.30%) MS Access
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (4.52%) MSI
2 1 (0.30%) Subversion
2 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
General
1 52 (15.66%) Finance
2 27 (8.13%) Legal
3 19 (5.72%) Law
4 12 (3.61%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.61%) Retail
5 9 (2.71%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.41%) Automotive
6 8 (2.41%) Multimedia
7 7 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.20%) Advertising
8 4 (1.20%) Banking
9 2 (0.60%) Publishing
9 2 (0.60%) Marketing
10 1 (0.30%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.30%) French Language
10 1 (0.30%) German Language
10 1 (0.30%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (20.48%) Analyst
2 53 (15.96%) Support Engineer
3 47 (14.16%) IT Support
4 45 (13.55%) 2nd Line Support
5 35 (10.54%) Support Analyst
6 33 (9.94%) Administrator
7 27 (8.13%) Systems Administrator
8 26 (7.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 25 (7.53%) Service Desk Analyst
9 25 (7.53%) Service Analyst
10 20 (6.02%) 1st Line Support
11 19 (5.72%) Architect
11 19 (5.72%) Citrix Architect
12 18 (5.42%) IT Support Engineer
13 17 (5.12%) Desktop Support
13 17 (5.12%) IT Manager
14 16 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 15 (4.52%) Team Leader
16 14 (4.22%) Infrastructure Specialist
17 13 (3.92%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.61%) .NET
1 12 (3.61%) ASP.NET
2 10 (3.01%) CSS
3 8 (2.41%) Flash
3 8 (2.41%) J2ME
3 8 (2.41%) SVG
3 8 (2.41%) OpenGL
3 8 (2.41%) Middleware
3 8 (2.41%) UIQ
3 8 (2.41%) Series 60
3 8 (2.41%) BREW
3 8 (2.41%) Qt
3 8 (2.41%) OpenAL
3 8 (2.41%) OpenCL
4 5 (1.51%) COM
5 4 (1.20%) Web Services
6 3 (0.90%) HTML
7 2 (0.60%) Java ME
7 2 (0.60%) Application Packaging
7 2 (0.60%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.75%) Blackberry
2 34 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (5.12%) iPhone
4 10 (3.01%) Fat Client
4 10 (3.01%) Thin Client
5 9 (2.71%) Device Driver
5 9 (2.71%) Clustering
6 8 (2.41%) MPEG
7 7 (2.11%) EPoS
7 7 (2.11%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.11%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.81%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.81%) iPad
9 5 (1.51%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.51%) Replication
10 4 (1.20%) Statistics
11 3 (0.90%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.60%) Derivative
12 2 (0.60%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 332 (100.00%) Windows
2 143 (43.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 119 (35.84%) Windows 8
4 95 (28.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 60 (18.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 59 (17.77%) Windows XP
7 20 (6.02%) Linux
8 18 (5.42%) Android
9 15 (4.52%) Windows 2000 Server
10 12 (3.61%) Windows Mobile
11 11 (3.31%) UNIX
12 10 (3.01%) Windows Vista
13 9 (2.71%) Mac OS X
14 8 (2.41%) Nucleus RTOS
14 8 (2.41%) NetWare
15 6 (1.81%) Apple iOS
16 4 (1.20%) Windows Phone
16 4 (1.20%) Embedded Linux
17 2 (0.60%) SUSE
17 2 (0.60%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (34.34%) ITIL
2 23 (6.93%) Mentoring
3 21 (6.33%) Document Management
4 20 (6.02%) Patch Management
5 18 (5.42%) Project Management
5 18 (5.42%) Change Management
6 17 (5.12%) Service Delivery
7 16 (4.82%) ITIL V3
8 15 (4.52%) Service Management
9 13 (3.92%) Workflow
9 13 (3.92%) Business Continuity
9 13 (3.92%) Mobile Device Management
10 12 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (3.31%) PRINCE2
12 10 (3.01%) Risk Management
13 9 (2.71%) Software Deployment
13 9 (2.71%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (2.71%) Customer Engagement
13 9 (2.71%) Incident Management
13 9 (2.71%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (12.05%) SQL
1 40 (12.05%) PowerShell
2 14 (4.22%) Java
3 12 (3.61%) VBScript
4 9 (2.71%) C
4 9 (2.71%) C++
5 8 (2.41%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.81%) VB
7 3 (0.90%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.60%) AWK
8 2 (0.60%) sed
8 2 (0.60%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.60%) Python
8 2 (0.60%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 2 (0.60%) Perl
8 2 (0.60%) PHP
8 2 (0.60%) C#
9 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.30%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 109 (32.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 80 (24.10%) MCSE
3 55 (16.57%) MCITP
4 52 (15.66%) MCSA
4 52 (15.66%) MCP
5 44 (13.25%) MCTS
6 43 (12.95%) CCNA
6 43 (12.95%) Cisco Certification
7 36 (10.84%) Security Cleared
8 33 (9.94%) Degree
9 17 (5.12%) Citrix Certification
10 15 (4.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 15 (4.52%) SC Cleared
11 13 (3.92%) CCA
12 11 (3.31%) JNCIA
13 9 (2.71%) CCENT
13 9 (2.71%) CCEE
13 9 (2.71%) CCIA
13 9 (2.71%) HND
13 9 (2.71%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (13.55%) SLA
2 1 (0.30%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) GMP
2 1 (0.30%) GLP
System Software
1 171 (51.51%) Active Directory
2 53 (15.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (12.05%) Hyper-V
4 34 (10.24%) XenApp
5 24 (7.23%) XenDesktop
5 24 (7.23%) Microsoft App-V
6 19 (5.72%) XenServer
7 18 (5.42%) vSphere
8 17 (5.12%) Terminal Server
9 15 (4.52%) Terminal Services
10 5 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (1.20%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.90%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.90%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.90%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 42 (12.65%) SCCM
2 8 (2.41%) WSUS
3 6 (1.81%) Backup Exec
4 5 (1.51%) SCOM
4 5 (1.51%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (1.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.90%) MOM
6 2 (0.60%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.60%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.60%) ARCserve
6 2 (0.60%) EMC Navisphere
6 2 (0.60%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 181 (54.52%) Microsoft
2 92 (27.71%) VMware
3 83 (25.00%) Citrix
4 71 (21.39%) Cisco
5 35 (10.54%) HP
6 34 (10.24%) Dell
7 23 (6.93%) AppSense
8 17 (5.12%) IBM
9 14 (4.22%) Apple
9 14 (4.22%) Symantec
10 12 (3.61%) Juniper
11 10 (3.01%) Symbian
11 10 (3.01%) Wyse
12 9 (2.71%) Sage
13 8 (2.41%) McAfee
14 7 (2.11%) Sophos
14 7 (2.11%) NetApp
14 7 (2.11%) Adobe
14 7 (2.11%) Veeam
15 6 (1.81%) SolarWinds
Newton-Le-Willows, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per month
Posted: 8 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 16 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits & Excellent Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + generous package
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Clayton Group
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Merseyside
Merseytravel
Salary: From £33,886 to £37,033 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
JB Leitch Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Action 365 Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £23,000 per annum Negotiable dependant on experience
Posted: 15 days ago