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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 127 115 155
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +40
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 142 147 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.91% 2.12% 1.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.83% 8.30% 5.74%
Number of salaries quoted 116 112 94
Average salary £24,250 £25,000 £25,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.00% -1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,000 £16,750
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £27,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -5.17%
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
1813 1771 1812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.39% 25.56% 24.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1553 1521 1636
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £46,200 £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 24 November 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 24 November 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 -15 70 £27,500 - 31
Cheshire -6 44 £23,500 -2.08% 4
Merseyside +30 13 £26,750 -28.66% 2
Lancashire -17 9 £23,500 - 3
Cumbria - 3 £32,500 -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 310 (100.00%) Windows
2 198 (63.87%) Microsoft
3 176 (56.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 156 (50.32%) Active Directory
5 121 (39.03%) Windows XP
6 109 (35.16%) MS Excel
7 106 (34.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 105 (33.87%) MS Exchange
8 105 (33.87%) VMware
9 100 (32.26%) MS Office
10 95 (30.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 90 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
12 81 (26.13%) Windows 8
12 81 (26.13%) ITIL
13 78 (25.16%) Hyper-V
14 73 (23.55%) TCP/IP
15 70 (22.58%) DNS
16 67 (21.61%) MCSE
17 65 (20.97%) MCP
18 63 (20.32%) Citrix
19 59 (19.03%) Exchange Server 2010
20 56 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
20 56 (18.06%) DHCP
21 48 (15.48%) Firewall
21 48 (15.48%) LAN
22 46 (14.84%) Linux
23 45 (14.52%) WAN
23 45 (14.52%) VPN
23 45 (14.52%) HP
23 45 (14.52%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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
1 105 (33.87%) MS Exchange
2 59 (19.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (10.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 25 (8.06%) SharePoint
5 18 (5.81%) IIS
6 10 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (2.90%) Lync
8 5 (1.61%) Apache
8 5 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.97%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.32%) WordPress
11 1 (0.32%) Moodle
11 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.32%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.32%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.32%) CMS
11 1 (0.32%) Documentum
11 1 (0.32%) Site Server
Applications
1 109 (35.16%) MS Excel
2 100 (32.26%) MS Office
3 9 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) Revit
4 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.32%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.90%) Office 365
2 1 (0.32%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 73 (23.55%) TCP/IP
2 70 (22.58%) DNS
3 56 (18.06%) DHCP
4 48 (15.48%) LAN
4 48 (15.48%) Firewall
5 45 (14.52%) WAN
5 45 (14.52%) VPN
5 45 (14.52%) SAN
6 19 (6.13%) Internet
7 15 (4.84%) VoIP
8 14 (4.52%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (4.19%) VLAN
10 10 (3.23%) NAS
11 8 (2.58%) iSCSI
12 7 (2.26%) Wireless
12 7 (2.26%) GPRS
12 7 (2.26%) FTP
13 6 (1.94%) Intranet
14 5 (1.61%) SSL
14 5 (1.61%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (13.23%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.26%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.26%) MySQL
3 7 (2.26%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.29%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.65%) MS Access
7 2 (0.65%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.32%) DataEase
8 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.32%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 14 (4.52%) LoadRunner
2 12 (3.87%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (2.90%) SilkPerformer
4 7 (2.26%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.32%) MSI
General
1 37 (11.94%) Finance
2 13 (4.19%) Telecoms
2 13 (4.19%) Manufacturing
3 10 (3.23%) Law
4 9 (2.90%) Legal
4 9 (2.90%) Retail
5 7 (2.26%) Marketing
6 6 (1.94%) Multimedia
7 5 (1.61%) Banking
8 3 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.65%) Advertising
10 1 (0.32%) German Language
Job Titles
1 79 (25.48%) Analyst
2 53 (17.10%) Support Engineer
3 39 (12.58%) Support Analyst
3 39 (12.58%) IT Support
4 29 (9.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 24 (7.74%) 2nd Line Support
6 22 (7.10%) 3rd Line Support
6 22 (7.10%) 1st Line Support
7 21 (6.77%) Service Analyst
8 19 (6.13%) IT Support Engineer
9 18 (5.81%) Support Technician
10 17 (5.48%) Technical Support
11 16 (5.16%) Service Desk Analyst
12 14 (4.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 11 (3.55%) Consultant
14 10 (3.23%) Desktop Support
14 10 (3.23%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
14 10 (3.23%) Help Desk Technician
15 9 (2.90%) ICT Technician
15 9 (2.90%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.55%) .NET
2 10 (3.23%) Web Services
3 8 (2.58%) HTML
4 5 (1.61%) CSS
5 4 (1.29%) Application Packaging
6 3 (0.97%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.32%) SOAP
7 1 (0.32%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.32%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (7.10%) Management Information System
3 21 (6.77%) Blackberry
4 13 (4.19%) Thin Client
4 13 (4.19%) Fat Client
5 7 (2.26%) Smart Meter
5 7 (2.26%) User Experience
6 6 (1.94%) iPhone
6 6 (1.94%) VLE
7 4 (1.29%) Clustering
8 3 (0.97%) EPoS
9 2 (0.65%) Handset
9 2 (0.65%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.65%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.32%) Life Science
10 1 (0.32%) Blog
10 1 (0.32%) New Media
10 1 (0.32%) PDA
10 1 (0.32%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 310 (100.00%) Windows
2 176 (56.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 121 (39.03%) Windows XP
4 106 (34.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 90 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 81 (26.13%) Windows 8
7 46 (14.84%) Linux
8 27 (8.71%) UNIX
9 11 (3.55%) Windows Vista
10 9 (2.90%) Apple iOS
11 7 (2.26%) Android
12 6 (1.94%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.97%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.65%) Solaris
15 1 (0.32%) AIX
15 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X Server
15 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (26.13%) ITIL
2 20 (6.45%) Service Delivery
3 18 (5.81%) Project Management
4 14 (4.52%) Incident Management
5 12 (3.87%) Migration
6 9 (2.90%) Service Management
6 9 (2.90%) Test Management
6 9 (2.90%) Test Strategy
7 8 (2.58%) Document Management
8 7 (2.26%) Security Management
8 7 (2.26%) Regression Testing
8 7 (2.26%) Test Automation
9 6 (1.94%) Test Scripting
9 6 (1.94%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (1.94%) Coaching
9 6 (1.94%) Change Management
10 5 (1.61%) CRM
10 5 (1.61%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (1.61%) Information Security
10 5 (1.61%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (14.19%) PowerShell
2 36 (11.61%) SQL
3 12 (3.87%) VB
4 6 (1.94%) PHP
5 5 (1.61%) C
5 5 (1.61%) VBScript
6 4 (1.29%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.29%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 95 (30.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 67 (21.61%) MCSE
3 65 (20.97%) MCP
4 42 (13.55%) MCSA
5 34 (10.97%) MCITP
6 29 (9.35%) Degree
7 27 (8.71%) MCTS
8 22 (7.10%) Security Cleared
9 18 (5.81%) SC Cleared
10 15 (4.84%) ISEB
11 14 (4.52%) ISTQB
12 8 (2.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (2.26%) MCDST
14 6 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (1.94%) CCNA
14 6 (1.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 5 (1.61%) HND
15 5 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (1.29%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.19%) SLA
2 4 (1.29%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.65%) QA
5 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.32%) BS7799
5 1 (0.32%) GMP
5 1 (0.32%) GLP
System Software
1 156 (50.32%) Active Directory
2 78 (25.16%) Hyper-V
3 56 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (7.10%) XenApp
5 19 (6.13%) vSphere
6 17 (5.48%) Terminal Services
7 14 (4.52%) XenDesktop
8 12 (3.87%) VMware ESX
9 5 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (1.29%) Xen
10 4 (1.29%) NFS
10 4 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.32%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 19 (6.13%) SCCM
2 16 (5.16%) Backup Exec
3 14 (4.52%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (1.61%) EdgeSight
4 5 (1.61%) WSUS
5 4 (1.29%) MIMEsweeper
6 3 (0.97%) ARCserve
6 3 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.32%) AppDNA
8 1 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.32%) SCSM
8 1 (0.32%) DameWare
8 1 (0.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 198 (63.87%) Microsoft
2 105 (33.87%) VMware
3 63 (20.32%) Citrix
4 45 (14.52%) HP
5 31 (10.00%) Cisco
6 22 (7.10%) Dell
7 19 (6.13%) Oracle
8 16 (5.16%) NetApp
8 16 (5.16%) Symantec
9 14 (4.52%) EMC
10 13 (4.19%) CheckPoint
11 12 (3.87%) Apple
11 12 (3.87%) Wyse
12 11 (3.55%) AppSense
13 8 (2.58%) McAfee
14 7 (2.26%) 3PAR
15 6 (1.94%) Fujitsu
15 6 (1.94%) Avaya
16 5 (1.61%) Juniper
17 4 (1.29%) Lotus
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