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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 118 109 131
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +22
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 118 161 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.17% 2.57% 2.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.01% 11.20% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 93 113 113
Median salary £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,900 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,850 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £26,500 £26,780
% change year-on-year
+3.77% -1.04%
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
1179 1437 1740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.65% 22.90% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 974 1185 1442
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,852
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -11 68 £30,000 +13.20% 4
Cheshire +10 24 £25,250 -15.83% 5
Lancashire +5 12 £32,750 +19.09% 1
Cumbria - 10 £35,000 - 1
Merseyside -12 5 £30,500 +35.55% 1
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 272 (100.00%) Windows
2 189 (69.49%) Microsoft
3 188 (69.12%) Active Directory
4 144 (52.94%) MS Office
5 128 (47.06%) MS Excel
6 126 (46.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 115 (42.28%) Windows Server
8 106 (38.97%) ITIL
9 90 (33.09%) MS Exchange
10 86 (31.62%) Citrix
11 85 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
12 74 (27.21%) Finance
13 70 (25.74%) Windows 8
14 69 (25.37%) Windows Server 2012
15 67 (24.63%) VPN
16 66 (24.26%) VMware
17 64 (23.53%) SLA
18 62 (22.79%) Exchange Server 2010
19 60 (22.06%) TCP/IP
20 59 (21.69%) LAN
20 59 (21.69%) Blackberry
21 54 (19.85%) Cisco
22 51 (18.75%) MCP
23 50 (18.38%) Windows XP
23 50 (18.38%) CCNA
23 50 (18.38%) Cisco Certification
24 48 (17.65%) SCCM
25 47 (17.28%) WAN
25 47 (17.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
26 45 (16.54%) DNS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 90 (33.09%) MS Exchange
2 62 (22.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (17.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 28 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (4.78%) SharePoint
7 10 (3.68%) CMS
8 7 (2.57%) IBM Notes
9 6 (2.21%) Skype for Business
10 3 (1.10%) IIS
11 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 144 (52.94%) MS Office
2 128 (47.06%) MS Excel
3 11 (4.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.47%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 44 (16.18%) Office 365
2 15 (5.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.78%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 67 (24.63%) VPN
2 60 (22.06%) TCP/IP
3 59 (21.69%) LAN
4 47 (17.28%) WAN
5 45 (16.54%) DNS
6 43 (15.81%) DHCP
7 34 (12.50%) Firewall
8 19 (6.99%) Internet
8 19 (6.99%) VLAN
8 19 (6.99%) Wi-Fi
9 15 (5.51%) VoIP
10 11 (4.04%) SAN
11 7 (2.57%) Wireless
12 4 (1.47%) CTI
13 3 (1.10%) IP Telephony
13 3 (1.10%) NAS
14 2 (0.74%) Network Security
14 2 (0.74%) Remote Desktop
14 2 (0.74%) Skype
14 2 (0.74%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (15.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.74%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 12 (4.41%) Wise Package Studio
2 10 (3.68%) InstallShield
3 8 (2.94%) MSI
General
1 74 (27.21%) Finance
2 39 (14.34%) Legal
3 36 (13.24%) Law
4 16 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 15 (5.51%) Banking
6 10 (3.68%) Retail
7 8 (2.94%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.84%) Aerospace
9 3 (1.10%) German Language
10 2 (0.74%) French Language
10 2 (0.74%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.37%) Advertising
11 1 (0.37%) Marketing
11 1 (0.37%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 94 (34.56%) Analyst
2 63 (23.16%) IT Support
3 61 (22.43%) 2nd Line Support
4 60 (22.06%) Support Engineer
5 53 (19.49%) Service Analyst
6 52 (19.12%) Service Desk Analyst
7 38 (13.97%) Support Analyst
8 29 (10.66%) IT Engineer
9 28 (10.29%) Senior Analyst
9 28 (10.29%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
10 25 (9.19%) IT Support Engineer
11 22 (8.09%) Desktop Support
12 20 (7.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 20 (7.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 20 (7.35%) IT Analyst
13 19 (6.99%) Support Technician
13 19 (6.99%) Technical Support
14 18 (6.62%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 18 (6.62%) 2nd Line Support Technician
14 18 (6.62%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.47%) WAP
2 3 (1.10%) Web Services
3 2 (0.74%) XML
4 1 (0.37%) .NET
4 1 (0.37%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 59 (21.69%) Blackberry
2 32 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (6.62%) iPad
4 16 (5.88%) iPhone
5 13 (4.78%) Data Centre
6 11 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (3.68%) Management Information System
8 9 (3.31%) CMDB
8 9 (3.31%) Driving Licence
8 9 (3.31%) Life Science
9 8 (2.94%) Computer Science
10 6 (2.21%) Fat Client
10 6 (2.21%) Thin Client
11 4 (1.47%) AS400
11 4 (1.47%) iSeries
11 4 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (1.10%) HP StoreVirtual
12 3 (1.10%) Mathematics
12 3 (1.10%) Statistics
13 2 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 272 (100.00%) Windows
2 126 (46.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 115 (42.28%) Windows Server
4 70 (25.74%) Windows 8
5 69 (25.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 50 (18.38%) Windows XP
7 43 (15.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 42 (15.44%) Windows 10
9 9 (3.31%) Android
10 5 (1.84%) Windows 2000
10 5 (1.84%) Windows NT
11 4 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (1.10%) Linux
12 3 (1.10%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.10%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.10%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.74%) VMS
14 1 (0.37%) AIX
14 1 (0.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (38.97%) ITIL
2 24 (8.82%) Service Management
2 24 (8.82%) Ticket Management
3 21 (7.72%) Service Delivery
4 18 (6.62%) Document Management
4 18 (6.62%) Server Virtualisation
5 15 (5.51%) Software Deployment
6 12 (4.41%) Workflow
7 11 (4.04%) Line Management
8 10 (3.68%) Expense Management
9 8 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (2.57%) Application Discovery
10 7 (2.57%) Application Packaging
10 7 (2.57%) Mentoring
10 7 (2.57%) PRINCE2
11 6 (2.21%) Coaching
11 6 (2.21%) Email Filtering
11 6 (2.21%) Incident Management
11 6 (2.21%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 24 (8.82%) SQL
2 18 (6.62%) PowerShell
3 17 (6.25%) VBScript
4 9 (3.31%) VB
5 6 (2.21%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 85 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (18.75%) MCP
3 50 (18.38%) CCNA
3 50 (18.38%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (14.34%) MCSA
5 29 (10.66%) MCSE
6 26 (9.56%) Degree
7 25 (9.19%) MCITP
8 22 (8.09%) MCTS
9 15 (5.51%) MCDST
10 13 (4.78%) CCNP
11 10 (3.68%) MCT
11 10 (3.68%) SC Cleared
11 10 (3.68%) Security Cleared
12 9 (3.31%) Citrix Certification
13 8 (2.94%) MOS
14 6 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (1.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 4 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 3 (1.10%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (23.53%) SLA
2 7 (2.57%) QA
System Software
1 188 (69.12%) Active Directory
2 37 (13.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (10.29%) Hyper-V
4 20 (7.35%) Terminal Services
5 19 (6.99%) XenDesktop
6 17 (6.25%) XenApp
7 12 (4.41%) Terminal Server
8 8 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (1.47%) vSphere
10 3 (1.10%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.74%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 48 (17.65%) SCCM
2 7 (2.57%) SCOM
3 5 (1.84%) AppDNA
3 5 (1.84%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (1.47%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.47%) SCVMM
5 3 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.74%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.37%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.37%) DameWare
7 1 (0.37%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 189 (69.49%) Microsoft
2 86 (31.62%) Citrix
3 66 (24.26%) VMware
4 54 (19.85%) Cisco
5 24 (8.82%) Intel Security
6 14 (5.15%) Dell
6 14 (5.15%) Juniper
7 13 (4.78%) AppSense
7 13 (4.78%) Interwoven
8 12 (4.41%) Veeam
9 11 (4.04%) iManage
10 9 (3.31%) NetApp
11 7 (2.57%) Apple
11 7 (2.57%) HP
11 7 (2.57%) Lotus
11 7 (2.57%) Sophos
12 5 (1.84%) BMC
12 5 (1.84%) Remedy
12 5 (1.84%) SAP
13 4 (1.47%) Symantec
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