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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 81 126 156
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +30
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 192 121 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.82% 1.83% 1.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.74% 7.18% 6.13%
Number of salaries quoted 161 109 110
Average salary £26,000 £24,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.12% -5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £40,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £26,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -18.46%
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
1788 1686 1975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 26.28% 25.47% 24.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1571 1454 1740
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +51 115 £35,000 +27.27% 15
Cheshire +8 49 £24,500 +4.25% 13
Merseyside +22 13 £24,500 -7.54% 3
Lancashire -16 9 £24,000 +2.12% 5
Cumbria +1 6 £18,000 -20.00%
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 318 (100.00%) Windows
2 210 (66.04%) Microsoft
3 168 (52.83%) Active Directory
4 146 (45.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 123 (38.68%) MS Excel
6 121 (38.05%) Windows XP
7 105 (33.02%) MS Office
8 97 (30.50%) VMware
9 95 (29.87%) MS Exchange
10 90 (28.30%) ITIL
11 87 (27.36%) Windows 8
12 85 (26.73%) Microsoft Certification
13 81 (25.47%) Windows Server 2003
14 78 (24.53%) Citrix
15 68 (21.38%) DNS
15 68 (21.38%) Windows Server 2012
16 67 (21.07%) TCP/IP
17 66 (20.75%) Hyper-V
18 58 (18.24%) VMware Infrastructure
18 58 (18.24%) MCP
19 57 (17.92%) LAN
19 57 (17.92%) MCSE
20 56 (17.61%) DHCP
21 55 (17.30%) WAN
22 48 (15.09%) Firewall
23 46 (14.47%) SQL Server
23 46 (14.47%) Exchange Server 2010
24 44 (13.84%) SQL
25 43 (13.52%) Linux
26 42 (13.21%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 95 (29.87%) MS Exchange
2 46 (14.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (11.95%) SharePoint
4 30 (9.43%) IIS
5 26 (8.18%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (3.46%) SharePoint 2010
7 11 (3.46%) Lync
8 9 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (2.52%) IBM Notes
10 6 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.63%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.31%) WordPress
12 1 (0.31%) Moodle
12 1 (0.31%) CMS
12 1 (0.31%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.31%) Documentum
12 1 (0.31%) GroupWise
Applications
1 123 (38.68%) MS Excel
2 105 (33.02%) MS Office
3 9 (2.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.94%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.31%) Revit
Business Applications
1 7 (2.20%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.31%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.83%) Office 365
2 1 (0.31%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 68 (21.38%) DNS
2 67 (21.07%) TCP/IP
3 57 (17.92%) LAN
4 56 (17.61%) DHCP
5 55 (17.30%) WAN
6 48 (15.09%) Firewall
7 42 (13.21%) SAN
8 41 (12.89%) VPN
9 16 (5.03%) Wi-Fi
10 15 (4.72%) Internet
11 11 (3.46%) VoIP
11 11 (3.46%) iSCSI
12 10 (3.14%) VLAN
13 8 (2.52%) FTP
14 7 (2.20%) GPRS
15 6 (1.89%) SMTP
15 6 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
16 5 (1.57%) Wireless
17 4 (1.26%) Intranet
18 3 (0.94%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (14.47%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.20%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.94%) MySQL
5 3 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.63%) MS Access
7 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.31%) DataEase
Development Applications
1 11 (3.46%) LoadRunner
2 10 (3.14%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (2.20%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (2.20%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.31%) MSI
4 1 (0.31%) Subversion
General
1 42 (13.21%) Finance
2 27 (8.49%) Legal
3 25 (7.86%) Law
4 8 (2.52%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.20%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.89%) Retail
7 3 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.94%) Advertising
8 2 (0.63%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.63%) Marketing
9 1 (0.31%) German Language
9 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Publishing
9 1 (0.31%) Banking
Job Titles
1 90 (28.30%) Analyst
2 44 (13.84%) 2nd Line Support
3 43 (13.52%) Support Engineer
4 37 (11.64%) Support Analyst
5 31 (9.75%) Service Analyst
5 31 (9.75%) IT Support
6 24 (7.55%) Support Technician
7 22 (6.92%) 1st Line Support
8 21 (6.60%) Service Desk Analyst
9 19 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support
10 17 (5.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 15 (4.72%) Team Leader
12 13 (4.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 13 (4.09%) Help Desk Analyst
12 13 (4.09%) Desktop Support
13 11 (3.46%) Technical Support
14 10 (3.14%) Consultant
14 10 (3.14%) Service Desk Team Leader
15 9 (2.83%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 9 (2.83%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.66%) .NET
2 13 (4.09%) Web Services
3 11 (3.46%) CSS
4 9 (2.83%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.26%) X-Windows
5 4 (1.26%) HTML
6 2 (0.63%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.31%) EDIFACT
7 1 (0.31%) Cocoa
7 1 (0.31%) JSON
7 1 (0.31%) SOAP
7 1 (0.31%) XML
7 1 (0.31%) WSDL
7 1 (0.31%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.43%) Blackberry
2 22 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.09%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.46%) Thin Client
4 11 (3.46%) Fat Client
5 7 (2.20%) User Experience
5 7 (2.20%) iPhone
5 7 (2.20%) Smart Meter
6 5 (1.57%) Life Science
7 3 (0.94%) SecurID
7 3 (0.94%) EPoS
7 3 (0.94%) Handset
7 3 (0.94%) EqualLogic
7 3 (0.94%) iPad
8 2 (0.63%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.63%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.63%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.31%) PDA
9 1 (0.31%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 318 (100.00%) Windows
2 146 (45.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 121 (38.05%) Windows XP
4 87 (27.36%) Windows 8
5 81 (25.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 68 (21.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 43 (13.52%) Linux
8 23 (7.23%) UNIX
9 16 (5.03%) Windows Vista
10 5 (1.57%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.57%) Android
10 5 (1.57%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.31%) Solaris
11 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (28.30%) ITIL
2 23 (7.23%) Incident Management
3 20 (6.29%) Document Management
4 19 (5.97%) Service Delivery
5 16 (5.03%) Project Management
6 12 (3.77%) Migration
7 11 (3.46%) Workflow
8 10 (3.14%) PRINCE2
9 9 (2.83%) ITIL V3
10 7 (2.20%) Test Strategy
10 7 (2.20%) Test Management
10 7 (2.20%) Mentoring
10 7 (2.20%) CRM
11 6 (1.89%) ERP
11 6 (1.89%) Asset Management
11 6 (1.89%) Time Management
12 5 (1.57%) Test Automation
12 5 (1.57%) Test Scripting
12 5 (1.57%) Kalman Filter
12 5 (1.57%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (13.84%) SQL
2 35 (11.01%) PowerShell
3 10 (3.14%) JavaScript
4 9 (2.83%) VB
5 8 (2.52%) C
6 4 (1.26%) VBScript
7 3 (0.94%) VB.NET
7 3 (0.94%) VB6
8 2 (0.63%) Java
8 2 (0.63%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.31%) C++
9 1 (0.31%) PHP
9 1 (0.31%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 85 (26.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 58 (18.24%) MCP
3 57 (17.92%) MCSE
4 40 (12.58%) MCITP
5 38 (11.95%) MCSA
6 33 (10.38%) Security Cleared
7 23 (7.23%) MCTS
8 21 (6.60%) SC Cleared
9 18 (5.66%) Degree
10 17 (5.35%) MCDST
11 12 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (3.77%) A+ Certification
11 12 (3.77%) CCNA
11 12 (3.77%) ISEB
12 11 (3.46%) ISTQB
13 10 (3.14%) Citrix Certification
14 9 (2.83%) MOS
15 8 (2.52%) CCA
16 7 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.09%) SLA
2 6 (1.89%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 168 (52.83%) Active Directory
2 66 (20.75%) Hyper-V
3 58 (18.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (7.23%) XenApp
5 19 (5.97%) Terminal Services
6 16 (5.03%) XenDesktop
6 16 (5.03%) vSphere
7 9 (2.83%) VMware ESX
8 6 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (1.89%) Xen
8 6 (1.89%) NFS
9 3 (0.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.63%) XenServer
10 2 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.31%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (5.97%) SCCM
2 16 (5.03%) Backup Exec
3 11 (3.46%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (1.89%) SCOM
5 5 (1.57%) WSUS
6 4 (1.26%) MIMEsweeper
6 4 (1.26%) EdgeSight
7 3 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.63%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.63%) MAILsweeper
8 2 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.63%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.31%) SCSM
9 1 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 210 (66.04%) Microsoft
2 97 (30.50%) VMware
3 78 (24.53%) Citrix
4 40 (12.58%) HP
5 34 (10.69%) Cisco
6 25 (7.86%) NetApp
7 24 (7.55%) Dell
8 21 (6.60%) Wyse
9 20 (6.29%) CheckPoint
9 20 (6.29%) Symantec
10 16 (5.03%) AppSense
11 13 (4.09%) Oracle
12 11 (3.46%) McAfee
13 9 (2.83%) EMC
13 9 (2.83%) Lotus
13 9 (2.83%) Fujitsu
13 9 (2.83%) 3PAR
14 7 (2.20%) Apple
15 6 (1.89%) Avaya
16 4 (1.26%) SAP
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester
Ascent People
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Hays London City Projects
Salary: £48000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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AWD Recruitment
Salary: up to £21,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FieldFisher
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Ormskirk
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Wilmslow
Venturi
Salary: £15 - £18 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
Knutsford
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £28k - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago