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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 101 113 131
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +18
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 179 164 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.62% 2.20% 1.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.12% 9.41% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 142 114 88
Average salary £25,000 £23,500 £24,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,550 £18,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% -7.14%
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
1610 1742 1748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.56% 23.41% 25.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1298 1418 1519
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 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 1 September 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 +26 92 £26,000 -5.45% 17
Cheshire -3 57 £23,000 -2.12% 9
Merseyside +9 18 £30,000 +27.65% 5
Lancashire +1 13 £22,250 -13.59% 1
Cumbria +1 9 £25,000 - 2
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 335 (100.00%) Windows
2 184 (54.93%) Active Directory
3 179 (53.43%) Microsoft
4 137 (40.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 130 (38.81%) Windows 8
6 112 (33.43%) ITIL
6 112 (33.43%) MS Exchange
7 106 (31.64%) MS Office
8 103 (30.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 100 (29.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 90 (26.87%) MS Excel
10 90 (26.87%) VMware
11 77 (22.99%) Citrix
12 75 (22.39%) Exchange Server 2010
13 73 (21.79%) Cisco
14 70 (20.90%) MCSE
15 68 (20.30%) DNS
16 61 (18.21%) VPN
16 61 (18.21%) DHCP
17 59 (17.61%) Windows XP
18 55 (16.42%) TCP/IP
19 53 (15.82%) Windows Server 2003
20 51 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
21 50 (14.93%) MCSA
21 50 (14.93%) Finance
22 48 (14.33%) Exchange Server 2013
23 47 (14.03%) SCCM
23 47 (14.03%) SQL
24 46 (13.73%) SLA
25 44 (13.13%) MCP

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 112 (33.43%) MS Exchange
2 75 (22.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 48 (14.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 35 (10.45%) SharePoint
5 19 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (5.07%) IIS
7 15 (4.48%) SharePoint 2010
8 14 (4.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 12 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2003
10 10 (2.99%) Lync
11 6 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (1.19%) Office Communications Server
13 3 (0.90%) Apache
13 3 (0.90%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.60%) WorkSite
14 2 (0.60%) CMS
14 2 (0.60%) WordPress
15 1 (0.30%) GroupWise
Applications
1 106 (31.64%) MS Office
2 90 (26.87%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.60%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.30%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (1.49%) Sage 50
2 2 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.30%) Line 500
3 1 (0.30%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.30%) Agresso
3 1 (0.30%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 27 (8.06%) Office 365
2 2 (0.60%) Mimecast
2 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.30%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 68 (20.30%) DNS
2 61 (18.21%) DHCP
2 61 (18.21%) VPN
3 55 (16.42%) TCP/IP
4 36 (10.75%) LAN
5 35 (10.45%) Firewall
6 33 (9.85%) Wireless
7 31 (9.25%) WAN
8 30 (8.96%) SAN
9 22 (6.57%) Wi-Fi
10 19 (5.67%) VoIP
11 17 (5.07%) VLAN
12 14 (4.18%) Internet
13 12 (3.58%) ADSL
14 11 (3.28%) NAS
15 10 (2.99%) VDSL
16 9 (2.69%) WLAN
17 8 (2.39%) Bluetooth
17 8 (2.39%) GPRS
17 8 (2.39%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (11.94%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.60%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.30%) MS Access
8 1 (0.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (4.78%) MSI
General
1 50 (14.93%) Finance
2 27 (8.06%) Legal
3 20 (5.97%) Law
4 12 (3.58%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.99%) Retail
6 8 (2.39%) Multimedia
6 8 (2.39%) Automotive
6 8 (2.39%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (2.09%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.49%) Advertising
9 3 (0.90%) Banking
9 3 (0.90%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.60%) Marketing
11 1 (0.30%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.30%) French Language
11 1 (0.30%) German Language
11 1 (0.30%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (22.99%) Analyst
2 57 (17.01%) Support Engineer
3 53 (15.82%) IT Support
4 42 (12.54%) Support Analyst
5 39 (11.64%) 2nd Line Support
6 28 (8.36%) Administrator
7 27 (8.06%) Service Desk Analyst
7 27 (8.06%) Service Analyst
8 26 (7.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 25 (7.46%) IT Support Engineer
10 23 (6.87%) 1st Line Support
10 23 (6.87%) Systems Administrator
11 19 (5.67%) Desktop Support
12 17 (5.07%) Architect
12 17 (5.07%) Team Leader
13 16 (4.78%) Citrix Architect
14 15 (4.48%) Infrastructure Specialist
15 14 (4.18%) IT Manager
15 14 (4.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 13 (3.88%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.39%) .NET
1 8 (2.39%) ASP.NET
1 8 (2.39%) CSS
1 8 (2.39%) Flash
1 8 (2.39%) J2ME
1 8 (2.39%) SVG
1 8 (2.39%) OpenGL
1 8 (2.39%) Middleware
1 8 (2.39%) UIQ
1 8 (2.39%) Series 60
1 8 (2.39%) BREW
1 8 (2.39%) Qt
1 8 (2.39%) OpenAL
1 8 (2.39%) OpenCL
2 5 (1.49%) COM
3 2 (0.60%) HTML
3 2 (0.60%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.30%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.30%) Web Services
4 1 (0.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.94%) Blackberry
2 28 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (5.07%) iPhone
4 10 (2.99%) Fat Client
4 10 (2.99%) Thin Client
5 9 (2.69%) Device Driver
6 8 (2.39%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.39%) MPEG
6 8 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.09%) iPad
7 7 (2.09%) EPoS
8 6 (1.79%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.79%) Clustering
8 6 (1.79%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.49%) Replication
10 4 (1.19%) E-Learning
10 4 (1.19%) Statistics
11 3 (0.90%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.90%) FlexPod
11 3 (0.90%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 335 (100.00%) Windows
2 137 (40.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 130 (38.81%) Windows 8
4 100 (29.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 59 (17.61%) Windows XP
6 53 (15.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (4.78%) Linux
7 16 (4.78%) Android
8 13 (3.88%) Windows 2000 Server
9 11 (3.28%) Windows Vista
10 10 (2.99%) Windows Mobile
11 8 (2.39%) Nucleus RTOS
11 8 (2.39%) Mac OS X
12 7 (2.09%) UNIX
13 6 (1.79%) NetWare
14 5 (1.49%) Data ONTAP
15 4 (1.19%) Windows Phone
15 4 (1.19%) Embedded Linux
16 3 (0.90%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (33.43%) ITIL
2 24 (7.16%) Service Management
2 24 (7.16%) Mentoring
3 20 (5.97%) Document Management
3 20 (5.97%) Change Management
4 19 (5.67%) Service Delivery
5 18 (5.37%) Patch Management
6 15 (4.48%) Project Management
7 14 (4.18%) PRINCE2
7 14 (4.18%) Workflow
8 13 (3.88%) Problem Management
9 12 (3.58%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (3.28%) Business Continuity
10 11 (3.28%) ITIL V3
10 11 (3.28%) Software Deployment
11 10 (2.99%) Mobile Device Management
11 10 (2.99%) Line Management
12 9 (2.69%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (2.39%) Speech Recognition
13 8 (2.39%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 47 (14.03%) SQL
2 38 (11.34%) PowerShell
3 15 (4.48%) VBScript
4 11 (3.28%) Java
5 8 (2.39%) C
5 8 (2.39%) C++
6 6 (1.79%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.49%) VB
8 2 (0.60%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.60%) Python
8 2 (0.60%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 2 (0.60%) AWK
8 2 (0.60%) sed
8 2 (0.60%) Perl
8 2 (0.60%) PHP
9 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 103 (30.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 70 (20.90%) MCSE
3 50 (14.93%) MCSA
4 44 (13.13%) MCP
5 43 (12.84%) CCNA
5 43 (12.84%) Cisco Certification
5 43 (12.84%) MCITP
6 42 (12.54%) MCTS
7 36 (10.75%) Security Cleared
8 31 (9.25%) Degree
9 19 (5.67%) SC Cleared
10 17 (5.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (3.58%) Citrix Certification
12 9 (2.69%) HND
12 9 (2.69%) CCA
12 9 (2.69%) JNCIA
13 8 (2.39%) CCENT
13 8 (2.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 8 (2.39%) NCDA
14 6 (1.79%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (13.73%) SLA
System Software
1 184 (54.93%) Active Directory
2 51 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (11.34%) Hyper-V
4 30 (8.96%) XenApp
5 20 (5.97%) vSphere
6 19 (5.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 19 (5.67%) XenDesktop
7 15 (4.48%) Terminal Server
7 15 (4.48%) Terminal Services
8 13 (3.88%) XenServer
9 7 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.90%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (0.90%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.90%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.60%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 47 (14.03%) SCCM
2 9 (2.69%) SCOM
2 9 (2.69%) WSUS
3 7 (2.09%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (1.49%) SCOrch
5 3 (0.90%) MOM
5 3 (0.90%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.60%) EMC Navisphere
6 2 (0.60%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.60%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.30%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 179 (53.43%) Microsoft
2 90 (26.87%) VMware
3 77 (22.99%) Citrix
4 73 (21.79%) Cisco
5 33 (9.85%) HP
5 33 (9.85%) Dell
6 23 (6.87%) AppSense
7 14 (4.18%) Symantec
7 14 (4.18%) IBM
8 12 (3.58%) Apple
9 11 (3.28%) NetApp
10 10 (2.99%) Juniper
11 8 (2.39%) Symbian
11 8 (2.39%) Avaya
11 8 (2.39%) Sage
11 8 (2.39%) Wyse
12 7 (2.09%) McAfee
12 7 (2.09%) Veeam
13 6 (1.79%) SolarWinds
13 6 (1.79%) Sophos
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Salary: Competitive
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Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
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