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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 110 127 148
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +21
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 158 117 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.13% 1.69% 1.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.10% 6.64% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 106 91 96
Average salary £23,500 £25,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £18,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
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
1736 1762 1900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.36% 25.44% 25.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1412 1533 1617
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,025 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 1 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 1 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
Manchester -15 61 £26,500 +6.00% 11
Cheshire +16 59 £23,500 -1.05% 9
Merseyside +16 16 £23,500 -
Lancashire -4 16 £23,000 -8.00% 1
Cumbria +2 2 - - 1
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 307 (100.00%) Windows
2 196 (63.84%) Microsoft
3 175 (57.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 161 (52.44%) Active Directory
5 129 (42.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 122 (39.74%) VMware
7 108 (35.18%) MS Exchange
8 107 (34.85%) Windows XP
9 100 (32.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 97 (31.60%) MS Office
11 95 (30.94%) ITIL
12 94 (30.62%) MS Excel
13 91 (29.64%) Windows Server 2012
14 82 (26.71%) Citrix
15 74 (24.10%) Windows 8
15 74 (24.10%) Exchange Server 2010
16 73 (23.78%) TCP/IP
17 69 (22.48%) VMware Infrastructure
18 65 (21.17%) Hyper-V
19 63 (20.52%) MCSE
20 58 (18.89%) MCP
21 57 (18.57%) Finance
22 56 (18.24%) SQL
23 53 (17.26%) SQL Server
24 50 (16.29%) HP
25 47 (15.31%) DNS
26 45 (14.66%) Firewall
27 43 (14.01%) VPN
28 41 (13.36%) WAN
29 39 (12.70%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 (35.18%) MS Exchange
2 74 (24.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2007
4 22 (7.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (4.89%) IIS
6 14 (4.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (2.93%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.95%) Apache
9 5 (1.63%) Lync
10 4 (1.30%) Site Server
11 3 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 97 (31.60%) MS Office
2 94 (30.62%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.98%) 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%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.33%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 73 (23.78%) TCP/IP
2 47 (15.31%) DNS
3 45 (14.66%) Firewall
4 43 (14.01%) VPN
5 41 (13.36%) WAN
6 39 (12.70%) DHCP
7 37 (12.05%) SAN
7 37 (12.05%) LAN
8 23 (7.49%) Wi-Fi
9 17 (5.54%) VLAN
10 16 (5.21%) VoIP
11 11 (3.58%) Internet
12 9 (2.93%) Wireless
13 8 (2.61%) NAS
14 7 (2.28%) iSCSI
15 6 (1.95%) Structured Cabling
16 5 (1.63%) Intranet
16 5 (1.63%) LDAP
16 5 (1.63%) ADSL
16 5 (1.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (17.26%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (2.28%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.95%) MySQL
6 5 (1.63%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.63%) Sybase ASA
6 5 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.65%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.33%) OLAP
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (3.91%) LoadRunner
2 10 (3.26%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (2.28%) MSI
3 7 (2.28%) SilkPerformer
4 4 (1.30%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.30%) Hudson
4 4 (1.30%) SCons
4 4 (1.30%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.30%) Subversion
5 2 (0.65%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.33%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 57 (18.57%) Finance
2 29 (9.45%) Telecoms
3 26 (8.47%) Retail
4 14 (4.56%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.61%) Legal
5 8 (2.61%) Greek Language
5 8 (2.61%) Polish Language
6 7 (2.28%) Banking
7 5 (1.63%) Multimedia
7 5 (1.63%) Marketing
8 3 (0.98%) Advertising
8 3 (0.98%) Law
Job Titles
1 66 (21.50%) Analyst
2 62 (20.20%) Support Engineer
3 43 (14.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 34 (11.07%) Support Analyst
5 31 (10.10%) IT Support
6 28 (9.12%) 2nd Line Support
7 27 (8.79%) 1st Line Support
8 20 (6.51%) 3rd Line Support
8 20 (6.51%) IT Support Engineer
9 19 (6.19%) Service Analyst
10 18 (5.86%) Consultant
11 16 (5.21%) Service Desk Analyst
12 15 (4.89%) Desktop Support
13 13 (4.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 13 (4.23%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
14 11 (3.58%) Server Support
15 10 (3.26%) Support Technician
15 10 (3.26%) 1st Line Support Engineer
16 9 (2.93%) Technical Support
16 9 (2.93%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.93%) .NET
1 9 (2.93%) Application Packaging
2 5 (1.63%) HTML
3 2 (0.65%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.33%) Web Services
4 1 (0.33%) XML
4 1 (0.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.14%) Blackberry
2 23 (7.49%) Thin Client
2 23 (7.49%) Fat Client
3 15 (4.89%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.91%) iPhone
5 5 (1.63%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.63%) VLE
6 4 (1.30%) Clustering
7 3 (0.98%) Kindle
8 2 (0.65%) CMDB
8 2 (0.65%) NHS
9 1 (0.33%) Firmware
9 1 (0.33%) Tandem
9 1 (0.33%) CCTV
9 1 (0.33%) Biotechnology
9 1 (0.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 307 (100.00%) Windows
2 175 (57.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 129 (42.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 107 (34.85%) Windows XP
5 91 (29.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 74 (24.10%) Windows 8
7 39 (12.70%) Linux
8 27 (8.79%) UNIX
9 13 (4.23%) Mac OS X
10 10 (3.26%) Windows Vista
11 5 (1.63%) Android
11 5 (1.63%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.30%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.65%) Solaris
14 1 (0.33%) AIX
14 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (30.94%) ITIL
2 26 (8.47%) Migration
3 23 (7.49%) Service Delivery
4 18 (5.86%) Service Management
5 9 (2.93%) Change Management
6 8 (2.61%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (2.61%) Test Scripting
6 8 (2.61%) Change Control
7 7 (2.28%) Test Strategy
7 7 (2.28%) Test Management
7 7 (2.28%) Test Automation
7 7 (2.28%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (2.28%) Regression Testing
7 7 (2.28%) Project Management
7 7 (2.28%) Information Security
8 6 (1.95%) Incident Management
8 6 (1.95%) Security Management
8 6 (1.95%) Problem Management
9 5 (1.63%) Time Management
9 5 (1.63%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 56 (18.24%) SQL
2 33 (10.75%) PowerShell
3 18 (5.86%) VB
4 11 (3.58%) VBScript
5 9 (2.93%) PHP
6 5 (1.63%) C++
7 4 (1.30%) Java
7 4 (1.30%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.30%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.30%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.30%) Python
7 4 (1.30%) VB6
8 3 (0.98%) C
9 1 (0.33%) C#
9 1 (0.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 100 (32.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (20.52%) MCSE
3 58 (18.89%) MCP
4 30 (9.77%) Security Cleared
5 29 (9.45%) MCTS
5 29 (9.45%) MCITP
6 28 (9.12%) MCSA
7 18 (5.86%) Degree
8 17 (5.54%) SC Cleared
8 17 (5.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 16 (5.21%) ITIL Certification
9 16 (5.21%) Citrix Certification
10 15 (4.89%) CCNA
10 15 (4.89%) ISEB
10 15 (4.89%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (4.56%) ISTQB
12 10 (3.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (2.28%) NCDA
14 4 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (1.30%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.86%) SLA
2 9 (2.93%) QA
3 3 (0.98%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.98%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.33%) BS7799
4 1 (0.33%) GMP
4 1 (0.33%) GLP
System Software
1 161 (52.44%) Active Directory
2 69 (22.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (21.17%) Hyper-V
4 29 (9.45%) vSphere
5 25 (8.14%) XenApp
6 21 (6.84%) XenDesktop
7 18 (5.86%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (2.93%) Terminal Services
8 9 (2.93%) VMware ESX
9 7 (2.28%) VMware Server
10 4 (1.30%) Xen
10 4 (1.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.98%) NFS
11 3 (0.98%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.33%) SpamAssassin
13 1 (0.33%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 31 (10.10%) SCCM
2 12 (3.91%) SCOM
2 12 (3.91%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (3.58%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.98%) WSUS
4 3 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.65%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.33%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.33%) DameWare
6 1 (0.33%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.33%) SCSM
6 1 (0.33%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 196 (63.84%) Microsoft
2 122 (39.74%) VMware
3 82 (26.71%) Citrix
4 50 (16.29%) HP
5 38 (12.38%) Cisco
6 23 (7.49%) NetApp
7 21 (6.84%) Fujitsu
8 19 (6.19%) Oracle
8 19 (6.19%) Dell
9 13 (4.23%) AppSense
10 11 (3.58%) Apple
11 9 (2.93%) EMC
12 7 (2.28%) McAfee
13 6 (1.95%) Sybase
13 6 (1.95%) ProCurve
14 5 (1.63%) Juniper
14 5 (1.63%) Sophos
15 4 (1.30%) Websense
15 4 (1.30%) Perforce
16 3 (0.98%) Mitel
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