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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 93 88 139
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +51
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 152 205 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.73% 2.92% 1.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.03% 11.20% 6.79%
Number of salaries quoted 123 171 103
Average salary £24,000 £26,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,000 £18,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,000 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.88%
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
1378 1830 1680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.74% 26.04% 25.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1126 1595 1450
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £54,000
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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 -10 87 £25,000 -23.07% 9
Cheshire +25 46 £22,500 -8.16% 5
Merseyside -10 11 £28,000 +14.28% 2
Lancashire +16 7 £22,913 -15.13% 1
Cumbria 0 1 £35,000 +94.44% 1
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 303 (100.00%) Windows
2 226 (74.59%) Active Directory
3 202 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 150 (49.50%) MS Office
5 128 (42.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 121 (39.93%) Windows Server
7 114 (37.62%) ITIL
8 111 (36.63%) MS Excel
9 109 (35.97%) Microsoft Certification
10 105 (34.65%) Windows 8
11 95 (31.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 95 (31.35%) MS Exchange
12 92 (30.36%) Citrix
13 79 (26.07%) VMware
14 75 (24.75%) TCP/IP
14 75 (24.75%) VPN
15 74 (24.42%) Finance
16 71 (23.43%) Blackberry
17 68 (22.44%) Exchange Server 2010
18 64 (21.12%) Cisco
19 62 (20.46%) Windows XP
19 62 (20.46%) MCP
20 60 (19.80%) LAN
21 56 (18.48%) DNS
22 55 (18.15%) CCNA
22 55 (18.15%) Cisco Certification
23 51 (16.83%) DHCP
24 49 (16.17%) WAN
25 46 (15.18%) SLA
26 45 (14.85%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 95 (31.35%) MS Exchange
2 68 (22.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (12.54%) Exchange Server 2013
4 36 (11.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 22 (7.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 21 (6.93%) SharePoint
7 16 (5.28%) Skype for Business
8 12 (3.96%) IIS
9 8 (2.64%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (1.32%) CMS
11 4 (1.32%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (0.99%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 150 (49.50%) MS Office
2 111 (36.63%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.33%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Line 500
1 2 (0.66%) MFGPRO
1 2 (0.66%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.33%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 37 (12.21%) Office 365
2 14 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 75 (24.75%) TCP/IP
1 75 (24.75%) VPN
2 60 (19.80%) LAN
3 56 (18.48%) DNS
4 51 (16.83%) DHCP
5 49 (16.17%) WAN
6 31 (10.23%) Firewall
7 22 (7.26%) Internet
8 21 (6.93%) SAN
9 20 (6.60%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (4.29%) VLAN
10 13 (4.29%) Wireless
11 11 (3.63%) VoIP
12 9 (2.97%) Remote Desktop
13 8 (2.64%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (2.64%) NAS
14 6 (1.98%) Skype
15 4 (1.32%) MPLS
16 3 (0.99%) IP Telephony
17 2 (0.66%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (13.86%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (3.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.33%) MS Access
4 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.66%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.33%) MSI
2 1 (0.33%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 74 (24.42%) Finance
2 42 (13.86%) Law
3 35 (11.55%) Legal
4 15 (4.95%) Manufacturing
5 11 (3.63%) Banking
6 9 (2.97%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.31%) German Language
8 6 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.98%) Retail
9 4 (1.32%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.66%) Advertising
11 1 (0.33%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.33%) French Language
11 1 (0.33%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.33%) Marketing
11 1 (0.33%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.33%) Publishing
11 1 (0.33%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.33%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 120 (39.60%) Analyst
2 69 (22.77%) IT Support
3 66 (21.78%) Support Engineer
4 58 (19.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 54 (17.82%) Service Analyst
6 53 (17.49%) Service Desk Analyst
7 47 (15.51%) Support Analyst
8 40 (13.20%) IT Engineer
9 37 (12.21%) IT Support Engineer
10 31 (10.23%) IT Analyst
11 29 (9.57%) 1st Line Support
12 26 (8.58%) Senior Analyst
12 26 (8.58%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
13 25 (8.25%) Desktop Support
14 24 (7.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 23 (7.59%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
16 22 (7.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
17 21 (6.93%) Technical Support
18 18 (5.94%) Support Technician
19 16 (5.28%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.66%) XML
2 1 (0.33%) .NET
2 1 (0.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 71 (23.43%) Blackberry
2 27 (8.91%) iPad
3 23 (7.59%) iPhone
4 22 (7.26%) Data Centre
4 22 (7.26%) Management Information System
5 18 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.30%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.64%) FlexPod
8 6 (1.98%) Fat Client
8 6 (1.98%) HP StoreVirtual
8 6 (1.98%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.65%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.65%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.65%) Life Science
10 4 (1.32%) CMDB
11 3 (0.99%) Statistics
12 2 (0.66%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.66%) e-Learning
12 2 (0.66%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 303 (100.00%) Windows
2 128 (42.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 121 (39.93%) Windows Server
4 105 (34.65%) Windows 8
5 95 (31.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 62 (20.46%) Windows XP
7 44 (14.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (9.24%) Windows 10
9 10 (3.30%) Android
10 8 (2.64%) Data ONTAP
10 8 (2.64%) Mac OS X
11 7 (2.31%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (1.65%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.32%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.66%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.66%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.33%) Linux
15 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X Server
15 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (37.62%) ITIL
2 45 (14.85%) Service Management
3 23 (7.59%) Document Management
4 22 (7.26%) Service Delivery
5 12 (3.96%) Problem Management
6 11 (3.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (3.63%) Line Management
6 11 (3.63%) Mentoring
7 10 (3.30%) Incident Management
8 9 (2.97%) Change Management
8 9 (2.97%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (2.97%) Ticket Management
9 8 (2.64%) Coaching
9 8 (2.64%) ITIL V2
9 8 (2.64%) ITIL V3
9 8 (2.64%) PRINCE2
9 8 (2.64%) Software Deployment
9 8 (2.64%) Workflow
10 7 (2.31%) Wealth Management
11 6 (1.98%) Application Discovery
Programming Languages
1 34 (11.22%) SQL
2 16 (5.28%) PowerShell
3 8 (2.64%) VBScript
4 3 (0.99%) VB
5 2 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 109 (35.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (20.46%) MCP
3 55 (18.15%) CCNA
3 55 (18.15%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (13.53%) MCTS
5 39 (12.87%) MCSE
6 32 (10.56%) MCITP
6 32 (10.56%) MCSA
7 28 (9.24%) Degree
8 17 (5.61%) ITIL Certification
9 15 (4.95%) MCDST
10 14 (4.62%) MOS
10 14 (4.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 13 (4.29%) CCNP
12 11 (3.63%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (2.97%) SC Cleared
13 9 (2.97%) Security Cleared
14 8 (2.64%) NCDA
15 3 (0.99%) CCAA
16 2 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (15.18%) SLA
System Software
1 226 (74.59%) Active Directory
2 39 (12.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (11.55%) Hyper-V
4 22 (7.26%) Terminal Services
5 15 (4.95%) Terminal Server
5 15 (4.95%) XenApp
6 8 (2.64%) vSphere
7 6 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (1.98%) VMware ESX
7 6 (1.98%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 44 (14.52%) SCCM
2 19 (6.27%) SCOM
3 9 (2.97%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (2.64%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (2.64%) SCOrch
5 5 (1.65%) ThinApp
6 4 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (0.99%) WSUS
8 2 (0.66%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.66%) MIMEsweeper
9 1 (0.33%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.33%) DameWare
Vendors
1 202 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 92 (30.36%) Citrix
3 79 (26.07%) VMware
4 64 (21.12%) Cisco
5 28 (9.24%) Intel Security
6 27 (8.91%) Dell
7 23 (7.59%) AppSense
8 21 (6.93%) HP
9 15 (4.95%) NetApp
10 14 (4.62%) Juniper
11 12 (3.96%) Symantec
12 11 (3.63%) Interwoven
13 10 (3.30%) iManage
14 9 (2.97%) Apple
14 9 (2.97%) Remedy
15 8 (2.64%) SAP
15 8 (2.64%) Veeam
16 7 (2.31%) Wyse
17 6 (1.98%) Hummingbird
17 6 (1.98%) Mitel
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