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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 92 143 148
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 180 119 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.72% 1.72% 1.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.20% 7.03% 6.04%
Number of salaries quoted 136 98 97
Average salary £27,500 £24,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% -12.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,000 £17,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,750 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% -13.33%
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
1607 1692 1938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.32% 24.45% 26.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1355 1399 1640
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -4.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 +45 111 £27,500 +19.56% 15
Cheshire +23 46 £28,000 - 11
Merseyside +14 13 £27,500 -16.66% 10
Lancashire +4 6 £27,500 +7.84% 6
Cumbria -7 4 £18,000 -20.00%
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 350 (100.00%) Windows
2 228 (65.14%) Microsoft
3 180 (51.43%) Active Directory
4 147 (42.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 144 (41.14%) MS Excel
6 126 (36.00%) MS Office
7 121 (34.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 114 (32.57%) ITIL
9 106 (30.29%) MS Exchange
10 105 (30.00%) Windows 8
11 96 (27.43%) Windows XP
11 96 (27.43%) VMware
12 84 (24.00%) Citrix
13 83 (23.71%) Windows Server 2012
14 78 (22.29%) DNS
15 77 (22.00%) MCSE
16 76 (21.71%) TCP/IP
17 69 (19.71%) MCP
18 67 (19.14%) Windows Server 2003
19 66 (18.86%) DHCP
20 65 (18.57%) LAN
20 65 (18.57%) MCITP
21 64 (18.29%) WAN
22 63 (18.00%) VPN
23 61 (17.43%) VMware Infrastructure
24 60 (17.14%) Hyper-V
25 58 (16.57%) Exchange Server 2010
26 55 (15.71%) Cisco
27 54 (15.43%) Firewall
28 53 (15.14%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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
1 106 (30.29%) MS Exchange
2 58 (16.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 36 (10.29%) IIS
5 31 (8.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 22 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2003
8 15 (4.29%) SharePoint 2010
9 10 (2.86%) Lync
10 8 (2.29%) IBM Notes
11 7 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.86%) WorkSite
12 3 (0.86%) Apache
12 3 (0.86%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.29%) Documentum
13 1 (0.29%) Site Server
13 1 (0.29%) GroupWise
13 1 (0.29%) Moodle
13 1 (0.29%) CMS
13 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 144 (41.14%) MS Excel
2 126 (36.00%) MS Office
3 8 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.86%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.57%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.29%) Revit
Business Applications
1 7 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.14%) Sage 50
3 3 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.29%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.29%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.00%) Office 365
2 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 78 (22.29%) DNS
2 76 (21.71%) TCP/IP
3 66 (18.86%) DHCP
4 65 (18.57%) LAN
5 64 (18.29%) WAN
6 63 (18.00%) VPN
7 54 (15.43%) Firewall
8 44 (12.57%) SAN
9 23 (6.57%) Wi-Fi
10 20 (5.71%) Internet
10 20 (5.71%) VLAN
11 17 (4.86%) Wireless
12 10 (2.86%) iSCSI
12 10 (2.86%) VoIP
13 8 (2.29%) FTP
13 8 (2.29%) Intranet
14 7 (2.00%) NAS
14 7 (2.00%) Fibre Channel
14 7 (2.00%) GPRS
15 6 (1.71%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 33 (9.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (3.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (2.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (2.00%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.57%) MySQL
11 1 (0.29%) MS Access
11 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.29%) DataEase
Development Applications
1 7 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.57%) MSI
2 2 (0.57%) Subversion
2 2 (0.57%) Git (software)
General
1 53 (15.14%) Finance
2 35 (10.00%) Law
3 34 (9.71%) Legal
4 8 (2.29%) Retail
5 6 (1.71%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.71%) Advertising
6 5 (1.43%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.43%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.14%) Publishing
8 3 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.57%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.57%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.57%) Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Marketing
10 1 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 95 (27.14%) Analyst
2 54 (15.43%) 2nd Line Support
3 48 (13.71%) Support Engineer
4 43 (12.29%) Support Analyst
5 39 (11.14%) Service Analyst
6 34 (9.71%) IT Support
7 28 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
8 24 (6.86%) Team Leader
8 24 (6.86%) 3rd Line Support
9 23 (6.57%) 1st Line Support
10 21 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 17 (4.86%) Support Technician
12 14 (4.00%) Desktop Support
12 14 (4.00%) Administrator
13 13 (3.71%) Help Desk Analyst
13 13 (3.71%) Service Desk Team Leader
14 12 (3.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 12 (3.43%) Citrix Architect
14 12 (3.43%) Architect
14 12 (3.43%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.86%) .NET
2 15 (4.29%) Web Services
3 13 (3.71%) ASP.NET
3 13 (3.71%) CSS
4 5 (1.43%) HTML
5 4 (1.14%) COM
5 4 (1.14%) X-Windows
6 3 (0.86%) Application Packaging
6 3 (0.86%) SOAP
7 2 (0.57%) XML
7 2 (0.57%) WSDL
7 2 (0.57%) WCF
7 2 (0.57%) Cocoa
7 2 (0.57%) Ajax
7 2 (0.57%) Java ME
7 2 (0.57%) JSON
8 1 (0.29%) EDIFACT
8 1 (0.29%) Middleware
8 1 (0.29%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.57%) Blackberry
2 31 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.71%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.86%) Thin Client
4 10 (2.86%) Fat Client
4 10 (2.86%) iPhone
5 8 (2.29%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.00%) Clustering
6 7 (2.00%) Smart Meter
6 7 (2.00%) iPad
6 7 (2.00%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.71%) Life Science
7 6 (1.71%) User Experience
8 4 (1.14%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.14%) Replication
9 3 (0.86%) Handset
9 3 (0.86%) EPoS
9 3 (0.86%) SecurID
9 3 (0.86%) Statistics
9 3 (0.86%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 350 (100.00%) Windows
2 147 (42.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 105 (30.00%) Windows 8
4 96 (27.43%) Windows XP
5 83 (23.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 67 (19.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 34 (9.71%) Linux
8 18 (5.14%) UNIX
9 15 (4.29%) Windows Vista
10 8 (2.29%) Windows 2000 Server
11 7 (2.00%) Apple iOS
11 7 (2.00%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (1.43%) NetWare
12 5 (1.43%) Android
13 3 (0.86%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.57%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.57%) CentOS
15 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (32.57%) ITIL
2 28 (8.00%) Document Management
2 28 (8.00%) Incident Management
3 20 (5.71%) Project Management
3 20 (5.71%) ITIL V3
4 19 (5.43%) Service Delivery
5 15 (4.29%) PRINCE2
6 13 (3.71%) Workflow
6 13 (3.71%) Mentoring
7 11 (3.14%) Migration
7 11 (3.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (2.86%) Mobile Device Management
9 9 (2.57%) Change Management
9 9 (2.57%) Service Management
9 9 (2.57%) CRM
10 8 (2.29%) ERP
10 8 (2.29%) Business Continuity
10 8 (2.29%) Asset Management
10 8 (2.29%) Risk Management
11 7 (2.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (13.43%) SQL
1 47 (13.43%) PowerShell
2 12 (3.43%) JavaScript
3 10 (2.86%) C
4 8 (2.29%) Java
5 7 (2.00%) VB
6 4 (1.14%) Objective-C
7 3 (0.86%) VB6
7 3 (0.86%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.57%) C#
8 2 (0.57%) C++
9 1 (0.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 121 (34.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 77 (22.00%) MCSE
3 69 (19.71%) MCP
4 65 (18.57%) MCITP
5 48 (13.71%) MCSA
6 40 (11.43%) MCTS
7 37 (10.57%) CCNA
7 37 (10.57%) Cisco Certification
8 28 (8.00%) Security Cleared
8 28 (8.00%) Degree
9 23 (6.57%) Citrix Certification
10 22 (6.29%) MCDST
11 19 (5.43%) CCA
12 18 (5.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 14 (4.00%) MOS
13 14 (4.00%) A+ Certification
14 12 (3.43%) SC Cleared
15 11 (3.14%) CCEE
15 11 (3.14%) CCIA
16 10 (2.86%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.71%) SLA
2 7 (2.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.29%) QA
3 1 (0.29%) GMP
3 1 (0.29%) GLP
System Software
1 180 (51.43%) Active Directory
2 61 (17.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (17.14%) Hyper-V
4 27 (7.71%) XenApp
5 21 (6.00%) XenDesktop
6 19 (5.43%) Terminal Services
7 18 (5.14%) Microsoft App-V
8 17 (4.86%) vSphere
9 15 (4.29%) XenServer
10 8 (2.29%) Terminal Server
11 7 (2.00%) NFS
11 7 (2.00%) Xen
12 3 (0.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.57%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
14 1 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.29%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 32 (9.14%) SCCM
2 20 (5.71%) Backup Exec
3 10 (2.86%) WSUS
3 10 (2.86%) SCOM
4 6 (1.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (1.14%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.86%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (0.57%) MAILsweeper
8 2 (0.57%) ARCserve
8 2 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.29%) SCSM
9 1 (0.29%) MOM
Vendors
1 228 (65.14%) Microsoft
2 96 (27.43%) VMware
3 84 (24.00%) Citrix
4 55 (15.71%) Cisco
5 43 (12.29%) HP
6 35 (10.00%) Dell
7 27 (7.71%) Wyse
8 26 (7.43%) NetApp
9 25 (7.14%) Symantec
10 24 (6.86%) CheckPoint
11 16 (4.57%) AppSense
12 15 (4.29%) McAfee
13 12 (3.43%) IBM
14 11 (3.14%) 3PAR
15 10 (2.86%) Apple
16 8 (2.29%) Lotus
16 8 (2.29%) Oracle
17 7 (2.00%) Adobe
17 7 (2.00%) Juniper
17 7 (2.00%) SolarWinds
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Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £22k - 27k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Venturi
Salary: £24 - £27 per hour
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + car + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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JB Leitch
Posted: 10 days ago
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