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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 104 120 166
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +46
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 152 144 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.52% 2.11% 1.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.14% 8.47% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 106 112 82
Average salary £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,050 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,780 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.04% -10.73%
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
1365 1700 1884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.61% 24.94% 25.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1122 1412 1612
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +19 76 £26,500 +10.41% 18
Cheshire +1 43 £30,000 +11.11% 14
Merseyside +22 27 £22,500 -11.76% 3
Lancashire -14 11 £27,500 +14.58% 2
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
2 192 (57.31%) Microsoft
3 161 (48.06%) Active Directory
4 156 (46.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 122 (36.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 121 (36.12%) ITIL
7 115 (34.33%) MS Excel
8 110 (32.84%) VMware
9 109 (32.54%) Windows 8
10 107 (31.94%) MS Office
11 105 (31.34%) MS Exchange
12 92 (27.46%) Windows Server 2012
13 85 (25.37%) Citrix
14 76 (22.69%) DNS
14 76 (22.69%) MCSE
15 75 (22.39%) Windows XP
16 70 (20.90%) Exchange Server 2010
17 69 (20.60%) VMware Infrastructure
18 68 (20.30%) DHCP
19 67 (20.00%) TCP/IP
20 66 (19.70%) MCITP
21 64 (19.10%) VPN
22 63 (18.81%) Cisco
23 61 (18.21%) Windows Server 2003
24 60 (17.91%) MCP
25 56 (16.72%) LAN
26 54 (16.12%) WAN
27 52 (15.52%) SQL Server
28 51 (15.22%) Finance
29 49 (14.63%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 105 (31.34%) MS Exchange
2 70 (20.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (14.63%) SharePoint
4 45 (13.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 33 (9.85%) IIS
6 21 (6.27%) SharePoint 2010
7 17 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (2.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (2.39%) Lync
11 6 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (1.19%) WorkSite
13 3 (0.90%) Apache
13 3 (0.90%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.90%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.30%) Site Server
14 1 (0.30%) GroupWise
14 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 115 (34.33%) MS Excel
2 107 (31.94%) MS Office
3 5 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.60%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.60%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (1.49%) Sage 50
2 4 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.60%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.67%) Office 365
2 2 (0.60%) OneDrive
2 2 (0.60%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 76 (22.69%) DNS
2 68 (20.30%) DHCP
3 67 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 64 (19.10%) VPN
5 56 (16.72%) LAN
6 54 (16.12%) WAN
7 47 (14.03%) Firewall
8 36 (10.75%) SAN
9 22 (6.57%) Wi-Fi
10 20 (5.97%) VLAN
11 18 (5.37%) Wireless
12 14 (4.18%) Internet
13 13 (3.88%) ADSL
14 11 (3.28%) NAS
14 11 (3.28%) VDSL
15 10 (2.99%) iSCSI
16 9 (2.69%) VoIP
17 8 (2.39%) MPLS
18 7 (2.09%) Intranet
18 7 (2.09%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 34 (10.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (3.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (2.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.60%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.30%) MS Access
9 1 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (1.79%) MSI
2 2 (0.60%) Subversion
2 2 (0.60%) Git (software)
General
1 51 (15.22%) Finance
2 33 (9.85%) Legal
3 31 (9.25%) Law
4 10 (2.99%) Retail
5 8 (2.39%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.79%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.19%) Banking
7 4 (1.19%) Advertising
7 4 (1.19%) Publishing
7 4 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.60%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.30%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.30%) French Language
9 1 (0.30%) German Language
9 1 (0.30%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 76 (22.69%) Analyst
2 55 (16.42%) 2nd Line Support
3 49 (14.63%) Support Engineer
4 36 (10.75%) IT Support
5 34 (10.15%) Service Analyst
6 31 (9.25%) Support Analyst
7 27 (8.06%) Service Desk Analyst
7 27 (8.06%) Administrator
8 26 (7.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 23 (6.87%) Citrix Architect
9 23 (6.87%) Systems Administrator
9 23 (6.87%) Architect
10 19 (5.67%) Desktop Support
11 18 (5.37%) 1st Line Support
11 18 (5.37%) Team Leader
12 17 (5.07%) IT Manager
12 17 (5.07%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 16 (4.78%) 3rd Line Support
14 14 (4.18%) Desktop Engineer
15 12 (3.58%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.27%) .NET
2 18 (5.37%) ASP.NET
3 14 (4.18%) CSS
4 8 (2.39%) Web Services
5 4 (1.19%) COM
6 3 (0.90%) X-Windows
6 3 (0.90%) XML
7 2 (0.60%) Java ME
7 2 (0.60%) JSON
7 2 (0.60%) Application Packaging
7 2 (0.60%) Ajax
7 2 (0.60%) WCF
7 2 (0.60%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.60%) SOAP
7 2 (0.60%) HTML
7 2 (0.60%) WSDL
7 2 (0.60%) Cocoa
8 1 (0.30%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.45%) Blackberry
2 33 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.88%) Thin Client
3 13 (3.88%) Fat Client
4 10 (2.99%) iPhone
5 9 (2.69%) Clustering
6 8 (2.39%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.09%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.09%) iPad
7 7 (2.09%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.49%) Replication
9 4 (1.19%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.19%) Statistics
9 4 (1.19%) Life Science
9 4 (1.19%) EPoS
10 3 (0.90%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.90%) EqualLogic
11 2 (0.60%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.60%) SecurID
11 2 (0.60%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 335 (100.00%) Windows
2 156 (46.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 109 (32.54%) Windows 8
4 92 (27.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 75 (22.39%) Windows XP
6 61 (18.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (8.06%) Linux
8 14 (4.18%) UNIX
9 11 (3.28%) Windows 2000 Server
10 10 (2.99%) Windows Vista
11 6 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
11 6 (1.79%) NetWare
12 5 (1.49%) Android
12 5 (1.49%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.90%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.60%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.60%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (36.12%) ITIL
2 27 (8.06%) Document Management
3 23 (6.87%) Service Delivery
4 20 (5.97%) Patch Management
5 19 (5.67%) ITIL V3
5 19 (5.67%) Incident Management
6 16 (4.78%) Mentoring
6 16 (4.78%) Project Management
6 16 (4.78%) Change Management
7 15 (4.48%) Mobile Device Management
8 14 (4.18%) Workflow
8 14 (4.18%) Migration
8 14 (4.18%) PRINCE2
9 11 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (2.99%) Business Continuity
10 10 (2.99%) Service Management
11 8 (2.39%) Risk Management
12 7 (2.09%) Infrastructure Management
12 7 (2.09%) Line Management
13 6 (1.79%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (14.33%) SQL
2 40 (11.94%) PowerShell
3 14 (4.18%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.09%) Java
4 7 (2.09%) C
4 7 (2.09%) VB
5 5 (1.49%) VB.NET
5 5 (1.49%) VBScript
6 4 (1.19%) Objective-C
7 3 (0.90%) VB6
8 2 (0.60%) Apple Swift
8 2 (0.60%) C#
8 2 (0.60%) C++
8 2 (0.60%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 122 (36.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 76 (22.69%) MCSE
3 66 (19.70%) MCITP
4 60 (17.91%) MCP
5 46 (13.73%) MCSA
6 42 (12.54%) MCTS
6 42 (12.54%) CCNA
6 42 (12.54%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (10.45%) Security Cleared
8 24 (7.16%) Citrix Certification
8 24 (7.16%) Degree
9 21 (6.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 20 (5.97%) CCA
11 16 (4.78%) MCDST
11 16 (4.78%) A+ Certification
12 15 (4.48%) SC Cleared
13 13 (3.88%) MOS
13 13 (3.88%) CCEE
13 13 (3.88%) CCIA
14 11 (3.28%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.55%) SLA
2 5 (1.49%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.30%) GMP
3 1 (0.30%) GLP
3 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 161 (48.06%) Active Directory
2 69 (20.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (13.73%) Hyper-V
4 41 (12.24%) XenApp
5 31 (9.25%) XenDesktop
6 29 (8.66%) Microsoft App-V
7 19 (5.67%) vSphere
7 19 (5.67%) XenServer
8 11 (3.28%) Terminal Services
9 10 (2.99%) Terminal Server
10 5 (1.49%) NFS
10 5 (1.49%) Xen
11 3 (0.90%) Firmware
11 3 (0.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.60%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.30%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.30%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 35 (10.45%) SCCM
2 10 (2.99%) SCOM
3 9 (2.69%) Backup Exec
3 9 (2.69%) WSUS
4 6 (1.79%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.90%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.60%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.60%) ARCserve
7 2 (0.60%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.60%) EMC Navisphere
7 2 (0.60%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.30%) MOM
8 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 192 (57.31%) Microsoft
2 110 (32.84%) VMware
3 85 (25.37%) Citrix
4 63 (18.81%) Cisco
5 38 (11.34%) Dell
6 36 (10.75%) HP
7 25 (7.46%) AppSense
8 21 (6.27%) NetApp
9 17 (5.07%) IBM
10 15 (4.48%) Symantec
10 15 (4.48%) Wyse
11 14 (4.18%) McAfee
12 12 (3.58%) CheckPoint
12 12 (3.58%) Juniper
13 8 (2.39%) SolarWinds
13 8 (2.39%) Sage
14 7 (2.09%) Avaya
14 7 (2.09%) Adobe
15 6 (1.79%) Veeam
15 6 (1.79%) Apple
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