The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 101 142 149
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 169 104 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.36% 1.44% 1.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.70% 5.63% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 124 88 97
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £18,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £55,250 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1743 1847 2022
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.35% 25.51% 26.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1445 1597 1742
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
Windows 7
England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 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
Manchester +19 69 £28,000 +12.00% 18
Cheshire +26 60 £23,500 - 11
Lancashire +3 21 £24,750 -2.94% 2
Merseyside +8 15 £23,500 - 6
Cumbria +8 1 - -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

1 306 (100.00%) Windows
2 199 (65.03%) Microsoft
3 166 (54.25%) Active Directory
4 162 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 124 (40.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 117 (38.24%) VMware
7 108 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 106 (34.64%) MS Office
9 104 (33.99%) ITIL
9 104 (33.99%) MS Exchange
10 101 (33.01%) Windows XP
11 98 (32.03%) MS Excel
12 93 (30.39%) Windows Server 2012
13 80 (26.14%) Windows 8
14 79 (25.82%) Citrix
15 76 (24.84%) TCP/IP
16 71 (23.20%) Exchange Server 2010
17 67 (21.90%) VMware Infrastructure
18 63 (20.59%) MCP
19 59 (19.28%) Finance
20 56 (18.30%) SQL
20 56 (18.30%) MCSE
20 56 (18.30%) Hyper-V
21 54 (17.65%) SQL Server
22 51 (16.67%) Firewall
23 49 (16.01%) HP
24 46 (15.03%) DNS
24 46 (15.03%) WAN
25 45 (14.71%) VPN
26 41 (13.40%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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
1 104 (33.99%) MS Exchange
2 71 (23.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (10.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 21 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2003
5 20 (6.54%) IIS
6 13 (4.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (3.92%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (1.96%) Apache
9 4 (1.31%) Site Server
9 4 (1.31%) Lync
10 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 106 (34.64%) MS Office
2 98 (32.03%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.33%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.29%) Office 365
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 76 (24.84%) TCP/IP
2 51 (16.67%) Firewall
3 46 (15.03%) DNS
3 46 (15.03%) WAN
4 45 (14.71%) VPN
5 41 (13.40%) LAN
6 38 (12.42%) DHCP
7 32 (10.46%) SAN
8 30 (9.80%) Wi-Fi
9 17 (5.56%) VLAN
10 12 (3.92%) VoIP
11 11 (3.59%) Internet
12 8 (2.61%) Wireless
13 7 (2.29%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (2.29%) Structured Cabling
13 7 (2.29%) NAS
13 7 (2.29%) SSL
14 6 (1.96%) Intranet
15 5 (1.63%) iSCSI
15 5 (1.63%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (2.61%) MySQL
5 7 (2.29%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.63%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (1.63%) Sybase ASA
6 5 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.65%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.33%) MS Access
9 1 (0.33%) OLAP
9 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (2.29%) MSI
2 4 (1.31%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.31%) Subversion
2 4 (1.31%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.31%) SCons
2 4 (1.31%) Hudson
3 3 (0.98%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.65%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.65%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.65%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.33%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 59 (19.28%) Finance
2 27 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 24 (7.84%) Retail
4 12 (3.92%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.61%) Greek Language
5 8 (2.61%) Polish Language
6 7 (2.29%) Banking
6 7 (2.29%) Legal
7 5 (1.63%) Multimedia
7 5 (1.63%) Marketing
7 5 (1.63%) Law
8 3 (0.98%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 69 (22.55%) Analyst
2 67 (21.90%) Support Engineer
3 47 (15.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 43 (14.05%) Support Analyst
5 42 (13.73%) IT Support
6 40 (13.07%) 2nd Line Support
7 25 (8.17%) 1st Line Support
8 22 (7.19%) 3rd Line Support
9 19 (6.21%) IT Support Engineer
10 18 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 18 (5.88%) Desktop Support
11 17 (5.56%) Service Analyst
12 15 (4.90%) Consultant
13 14 (4.58%) Service Desk Analyst
13 14 (4.58%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 13 (4.25%) IT Support Analyst
15 11 (3.59%) Technical Support
16 10 (3.27%) 1st Line Support Engineer
17 9 (2.94%) Server Support
17 9 (2.94%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.27%) .NET
2 9 (2.94%) Application Packaging
3 5 (1.63%) HTML
4 3 (0.98%) Web Services
5 2 (0.65%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.33%) COM
6 1 (0.33%) XML
6 1 (0.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.48%) Blackberry
2 22 (7.19%) Thin Client
2 22 (7.19%) Fat Client
3 16 (5.23%) Management Information System
4 13 (4.25%) iPhone
5 5 (1.63%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.63%) VLE
6 3 (0.98%) Kindle
6 3 (0.98%) iPad
6 3 (0.98%) NHS
6 3 (0.98%) Clustering
7 2 (0.65%) CMDB
7 2 (0.65%) Statistics
8 1 (0.33%) SecurID
8 1 (0.33%) CCTV
8 1 (0.33%) Biotechnology
8 1 (0.33%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.33%) Firmware
8 1 (0.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 306 (100.00%) Windows
2 162 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 124 (40.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 101 (33.01%) Windows XP
5 93 (30.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 80 (26.14%) Windows 8
7 33 (10.78%) Linux
8 19 (6.21%) UNIX
9 13 (4.25%) Windows Vista
9 13 (4.25%) Mac OS X
10 8 (2.61%) Android
11 6 (1.96%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.31%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.31%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.33%) AIX
13 1 (0.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (33.99%) ITIL
2 28 (9.15%) Service Delivery
3 25 (8.17%) Migration
4 20 (6.54%) Service Management
5 9 (2.94%) Change Management
6 8 (2.61%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (2.61%) Incident Management
6 8 (2.61%) Change Control
7 7 (2.29%) Project Management
8 6 (1.96%) Information Security
8 6 (1.96%) Problem Management
8 6 (1.96%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (1.63%) Software Deployment
9 5 (1.63%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (1.31%) Security Management
10 4 (1.31%) PRINCE2
10 4 (1.31%) Time Management
10 4 (1.31%) Web Development
10 4 (1.31%) Software Engineering
10 4 (1.31%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 56 (18.30%) SQL
2 27 (8.82%) PowerShell
3 17 (5.56%) VB
4 9 (2.94%) PHP
5 7 (2.29%) VBScript
5 7 (2.29%) VB.NET
6 6 (1.96%) C++
6 6 (1.96%) VB6
7 5 (1.63%) Java
8 4 (1.31%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.31%) Python
9 3 (0.98%) C
10 2 (0.65%) C#
10 2 (0.65%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 108 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (20.59%) MCP
3 56 (18.30%) MCSE
4 33 (10.78%) MCTS
5 31 (10.13%) MCSA
5 31 (10.13%) MCITP
6 26 (8.50%) Security Cleared
7 22 (7.19%) Citrix Certification
8 20 (6.54%) Degree
9 17 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 15 (4.90%) CCNA
10 15 (4.90%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (4.90%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (2.94%) SC Cleared
12 7 (2.29%) NCDA
13 6 (1.96%) CCA
14 5 (1.63%) CCEE
14 5 (1.63%) CCIA
14 5 (1.63%) ISTQB
14 5 (1.63%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.54%) SLA
2 8 (2.61%) QA
3 4 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.98%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.98%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.33%) GMP
5 1 (0.33%) GLP
5 1 (0.33%) BS7799
System Software
1 166 (54.25%) Active Directory
2 67 (21.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (18.30%) Hyper-V
4 33 (10.78%) vSphere
5 25 (8.17%) XenApp
6 20 (6.54%) Microsoft App-V
7 19 (6.21%) XenDesktop
8 9 (2.94%) Terminal Services
9 7 (2.29%) VMware Server
10 4 (1.31%) VMware ESX
10 4 (1.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (1.31%) Xen
11 3 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.98%) XenServer
11 3 (0.98%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.98%) NFS
12 1 (0.33%) SpamAssassin
12 1 (0.33%) RHEV
12 1 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 39 (12.75%) SCCM
2 18 (5.88%) SCOM
3 10 (3.27%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.98%) WSUS
4 3 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.65%) SCSM
6 1 (0.33%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.33%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.33%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.33%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.33%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.33%) OpenView
6 1 (0.33%) DameWare
6 1 (0.33%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 199 (65.03%) Microsoft
2 117 (38.24%) VMware
3 79 (25.82%) Citrix
4 49 (16.01%) HP
5 41 (13.40%) Cisco
6 25 (8.17%) NetApp
7 23 (7.52%) Dell
8 19 (6.21%) Fujitsu
9 15 (4.90%) Oracle
9 15 (4.90%) Apple
10 11 (3.59%) AppSense
11 10 (3.27%) McAfee
12 7 (2.29%) ProCurve
12 7 (2.29%) Symantec
12 7 (2.29%) EMC
13 6 (1.96%) Juniper
13 6 (1.96%) Sybase
14 5 (1.63%) Sophos
14 5 (1.63%) Avaya
15 4 (1.31%) Websense
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Roc Search
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000 - 36,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Steria
Salary: From £49,000 to £49,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £34000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Agilisys Professional Services Ltd
Salary: £19,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £14k + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £14.00 - £15.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Robert Half
Salary: £12 per hour + Study support and bonuses
Posted: 6 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Steria
Salary: From £47,000 to £49,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago