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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 132 132 169
Rank change year-on-year
0 +37
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 135 123 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.83% 1.81% 1.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.29% 7.11% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 92 88 82
Average salary £23,500 £24,000 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.08% -11.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,550 £18,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £28,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -5.08%
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
1629 1730 1834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.06% 25.47% 24.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1336 1499 1568
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,850 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 23 September 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 23 September 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
Cheshire -2 57 £23,500 - 6
Manchester -26 45 £22,500 -22.41% 14
Merseyside +16 16 £23,500 - 5
Lancashire -2 10 £28,500 +36.36% 3
Cumbria 0 1 - - 1
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 305 (100.00%) Windows
2 189 (61.97%) Microsoft
3 180 (59.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 157 (51.48%) Active Directory
5 130 (42.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 129 (42.30%) VMware
7 115 (37.70%) Windows XP
8 108 (35.41%) MS Exchange
9 99 (32.46%) Microsoft Certification
10 94 (30.82%) MS Excel
11 93 (30.49%) MS Office
12 90 (29.51%) ITIL
12 90 (29.51%) Windows Server 2012
13 79 (25.90%) Citrix
14 74 (24.26%) VMware Infrastructure
15 71 (23.28%) Exchange Server 2010
16 69 (22.62%) Hyper-V
17 68 (22.30%) Windows 8
18 67 (21.97%) TCP/IP
19 66 (21.64%) MCSE
20 60 (19.67%) MCP
21 51 (16.72%) DNS
22 50 (16.39%) Finance
23 47 (15.41%) SQL Server
24 45 (14.75%) Firewall
25 44 (14.43%) SQL
25 44 (14.43%) VPN
26 43 (14.10%) Linux
27 42 (13.77%) WAN
27 42 (13.77%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 108 (35.41%) MS Exchange
2 71 (23.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (10.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (6.23%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (4.26%) IIS
6 12 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (3.28%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.97%) Apache
9 3 (0.98%) Site Server
9 3 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.98%) Lync
10 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.33%) WordPress
10 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 94 (30.82%) MS Excel
2 93 (30.49%) MS Office
3 4 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.33%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.97%) Office 365
2 1 (0.33%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 67 (21.97%) TCP/IP
2 51 (16.72%) DNS
3 45 (14.75%) Firewall
4 44 (14.43%) VPN
5 42 (13.77%) WAN
6 41 (13.44%) LAN
6 41 (13.44%) DHCP
7 40 (13.11%) SAN
8 21 (6.89%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (4.26%) VoIP
10 12 (3.93%) VLAN
10 12 (3.93%) Internet
11 9 (2.95%) NAS
12 7 (2.30%) iSCSI
13 5 (1.64%) Intranet
13 5 (1.64%) LDAP
13 5 (1.64%) ADSL
13 5 (1.64%) SSL
14 4 (1.31%) SMS
14 4 (1.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (15.41%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (1.97%) MySQL
5 5 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.31%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.66%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.66%) Sybase ASA
8 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.33%) MS Access
9 1 (0.33%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 14 (4.59%) LoadRunner
2 12 (3.93%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (2.95%) SilkPerformer
4 6 (1.97%) MSI
5 2 (0.66%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.33%) Subversion
6 1 (0.33%) WebLogic Workshop
6 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.33%) Hudson
6 1 (0.33%) SCons
6 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
General
1 50 (16.39%) Finance
2 27 (8.85%) Telecoms
3 23 (7.54%) Retail
4 15 (4.92%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.62%) Legal
6 7 (2.30%) Banking
7 6 (1.97%) Marketing
7 6 (1.97%) Greek Language
7 6 (1.97%) Polish Language
8 5 (1.64%) Multimedia
9 4 (1.31%) Law
10 3 (0.98%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 71 (23.28%) Analyst
2 57 (18.69%) Support Engineer
3 39 (12.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 35 (11.48%) Support Analyst
5 32 (10.49%) IT Support
6 28 (9.18%) 1st Line Support
7 27 (8.85%) 2nd Line Support
8 20 (6.56%) IT Support Engineer
9 19 (6.23%) 3rd Line Support
10 18 (5.90%) Service Analyst
11 16 (5.25%) Consultant
12 15 (4.92%) Service Desk Analyst
13 14 (4.59%) Support Technician
14 13 (4.26%) Desktop Support
15 12 (3.93%) Server Support
16 11 (3.61%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 11 (3.61%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
17 10 (3.28%) Coordinator
18 9 (2.95%) Test Manager
18 9 (2.95%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.95%) Application Packaging
2 8 (2.62%) .NET
3 5 (1.64%) HTML
4 2 (0.66%) Web Services
4 2 (0.66%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.23%) Thin Client
1 19 (6.23%) Blackberry
1 19 (6.23%) Fat Client
2 17 (5.57%) Management Information System
2 17 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.95%) iPhone
4 5 (1.64%) Client/Server
4 5 (1.64%) VLE
5 4 (1.31%) Clustering
6 3 (0.98%) NHS
6 3 (0.98%) Kindle
7 2 (0.66%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.66%) User Experience
7 2 (0.66%) CMDB
8 1 (0.33%) Blog
8 1 (0.33%) CCTV
8 1 (0.33%) Biotechnology
8 1 (0.33%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.33%) New Media
8 1 (0.33%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 305 (100.00%) Windows
2 180 (59.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 130 (42.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 115 (37.70%) Windows XP
5 90 (29.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 68 (22.30%) Windows 8
7 43 (14.10%) Linux
8 28 (9.18%) UNIX
9 9 (2.95%) Windows Vista
10 7 (2.30%) Android
10 7 (2.30%) Apple iOS
10 7 (2.30%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.31%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.66%) Solaris
13 1 (0.33%) AIX
13 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (29.51%) ITIL
2 24 (7.87%) Service Delivery
3 23 (7.54%) Migration
4 16 (5.25%) Service Management
5 9 (2.95%) Test Management
5 9 (2.95%) Test Strategy
6 8 (2.62%) Change Control
6 8 (2.62%) Test Scripting
6 8 (2.62%) Change Management
6 8 (2.62%) Incident Management
7 7 (2.30%) Information Security
7 7 (2.30%) Regression Testing
7 7 (2.30%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (2.30%) Project Management
7 7 (2.30%) Test Automation
7 7 (2.30%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (2.30%) Coaching
8 6 (1.97%) Mentoring
8 6 (1.97%) Security Management
9 5 (1.64%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 44 (14.43%) SQL
2 33 (10.82%) PowerShell
3 16 (5.25%) VB
4 11 (3.61%) VBScript
5 6 (1.97%) PHP
6 4 (1.31%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.98%) C
8 2 (0.66%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.66%) VB6
9 1 (0.33%) Python
9 1 (0.33%) C++
9 1 (0.33%) Java
9 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 99 (32.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 66 (21.64%) MCSE
3 60 (19.67%) MCP
4 32 (10.49%) MCITP
5 30 (9.84%) MCSA
6 29 (9.51%) MCTS
7 28 (9.18%) Security Cleared
8 18 (5.90%) Degree
8 18 (5.90%) SC Cleared
9 17 (5.57%) ISEB
10 16 (5.25%) ISTQB
11 15 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 13 (4.26%) Citrix Certification
13 12 (3.93%) CCNA
13 12 (3.93%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (3.93%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (3.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 5 (1.64%) NCDA
16 3 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 3 (0.98%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.26%) SLA
2 3 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (0.98%) QA
2 3 (0.98%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.98%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.33%) BS7799
3 1 (0.33%) GMP
3 1 (0.33%) GLP
System Software
1 157 (51.48%) Active Directory
2 74 (24.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (22.62%) Hyper-V
4 29 (9.51%) vSphere
5 25 (8.20%) XenApp
6 19 (6.23%) XenDesktop
7 18 (5.90%) Microsoft App-V
8 13 (4.26%) VMware ESX
9 11 (3.61%) Terminal Services
10 6 (1.97%) VMware Server
11 5 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.98%) NFS
12 3 (0.98%) Xen
12 3 (0.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.98%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.33%) SpamAssassin
14 1 (0.33%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 29 (9.51%) SCCM
2 14 (4.59%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (2.62%) SCOM
4 6 (1.97%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.98%) WSUS
5 3 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.66%) ARCserve
6 2 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.33%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.33%) DameWare
7 1 (0.33%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.33%) SCSM
Vendors
1 189 (61.97%) Microsoft
2 129 (42.30%) VMware
3 79 (25.90%) Citrix
4 42 (13.77%) HP
5 35 (11.48%) Cisco
6 22 (7.21%) NetApp
7 20 (6.56%) Dell
8 18 (5.90%) Fujitsu
9 15 (4.92%) Oracle
10 14 (4.59%) AppSense
11 11 (3.61%) EMC
12 8 (2.62%) Apple
12 8 (2.62%) McAfee
13 6 (1.97%) Websense
14 5 (1.64%) Sophos
14 5 (1.64%) Juniper
15 4 (1.31%) Avaya
15 4 (1.31%) Symantec
15 4 (1.31%) CA
16 3 (0.98%) ProCurve
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