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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 113 121 125
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 169 134 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.70% 2.23% 2.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.04% 8.79% 8.75%
Number of salaries quoted 151 102 140
Median salary £24,500 £23,250 £26,625
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.37% -12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,000 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-1.85% -
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
1531 1524 1886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.46% 25.33% 25.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1262 1215 1627
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the North West region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +24 108 £25,500 +2.00% 10
Cheshire +19 50 £21,500 -2.27% 8
Merseyside -18 8 £43,750 +93.37% 2
Lancashire -10 3 £21,500 -4.44%
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 259 (100.00%) Windows
2 180 (69.50%) Microsoft
3 163 (62.93%) Active Directory
4 104 (40.15%) Windows Server
5 101 (39.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 89 (34.36%) MS Office
7 85 (32.82%) MS Exchange
8 81 (31.27%) Windows 8
9 79 (30.50%) Windows 10
10 74 (28.57%) MS Excel
11 71 (27.41%) ITIL
12 68 (26.25%) Citrix
13 66 (25.48%) Windows Server 2012
14 62 (23.94%) VMware
15 60 (23.17%) Microsoft Certification
16 59 (22.78%) Office 365
17 49 (18.92%) DNS
18 42 (16.22%) Hyper-V
18 42 (16.22%) DHCP
18 42 (16.22%) SCCM
19 39 (15.06%) Firewall
19 39 (15.06%) Cisco
19 39 (15.06%) SQL Server
20 38 (14.67%) SharePoint
21 37 (14.29%) TCP/IP
21 37 (14.29%) VPN
21 37 (14.29%) Degree
22 36 (13.90%) VMware Infrastructure
23 34 (13.13%) MCP
24 32 (12.36%) MCSA

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 85 (32.82%) MS Exchange
2 38 (14.67%) SharePoint
3 30 (11.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (11.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (3.47%) Skype for Business
5 6 (2.32%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (1.54%) CMS
6 4 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.54%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.16%) Site Server
8 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.77%) IIS
9 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.39%) WordPress
9 1 (0.39%) Zimbra
Applications
1 89 (34.36%) MS Office
2 74 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 25 (9.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (8.11%) Acrobat
4 21 (8.11%) Camtasia
4 21 (8.11%) Snagit
5 1 (0.39%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 3 (1.16%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (0.77%) BPCS
2 2 (0.77%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 59 (22.78%) Office 365
2 5 (1.93%) G Suite
3 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.54%) Mimecast
4 2 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.39%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 49 (18.92%) DNS
2 42 (16.22%) DHCP
3 39 (15.06%) Firewall
4 37 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 37 (14.29%) VPN
5 28 (10.81%) LAN
6 26 (10.04%) WAN
7 23 (8.88%) VoIP
8 8 (3.09%) Wireless
9 7 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
9 7 (2.70%) Skype
9 7 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (2.32%) VLAN
11 5 (1.93%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (1.93%) MPLS
11 5 (1.93%) NetScaler
12 4 (1.54%) 802.11
12 4 (1.54%) BIG-IP
12 4 (1.54%) Internet
13 3 (1.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (15.06%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.39%) MySQL
4 1 (0.39%) Power BI
4 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (3.09%) InstallShield
2 6 (2.32%) Wise Package Studio
3 5 (1.93%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.54%) Ant
4 4 (1.54%) JUnit
5 2 (0.77%) MSI
General
1 23 (8.88%) Finance
2 22 (8.49%) German Language
3 21 (8.11%) French Language
4 10 (3.86%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.47%) Retail
6 6 (2.32%) Legal
7 4 (1.54%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.54%) Marketing
8 3 (1.16%) Advertising
8 3 (1.16%) Games
9 2 (0.77%) Automotive
9 2 (0.77%) Danish Language
9 2 (0.77%) Norwegian Language
9 2 (0.77%) Swedish Language
10 1 (0.39%) Banking
10 1 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 74 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 56 (21.62%) Support Engineer
3 54 (20.85%) Analyst
4 49 (18.92%) IT Support
5 31 (11.97%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 29 (11.20%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 28 (10.81%) Support Analyst
7 28 (10.81%) Support Technician
8 26 (10.04%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 24 (9.27%) Trainer
10 22 (8.49%) IT Analyst
10 22 (8.49%) IT Engineer
11 21 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support Technician
12 20 (7.72%) IT Support Analyst
12 20 (7.72%) IT Support Engineer
13 19 (7.34%) 1st Line Support
14 18 (6.95%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
14 18 (6.95%) Coordinator
15 17 (6.56%) Help Desk Support
16 15 (5.79%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.54%) 802.1X
1 4 (1.54%) J2EE
2 3 (1.16%) .NET
2 3 (1.16%) CSS
3 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.39%) COM
3 1 (0.39%) FFmpeg
3 1 (0.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.18%) CMDB
3 13 (5.02%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (4.63%) iPad
5 10 (3.86%) iPhone
6 9 (3.47%) Blackberry
7 7 (2.70%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.93%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.54%) Data Extraction
9 4 (1.54%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.16%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.77%) Biotechnology
11 2 (0.77%) IVR
12 1 (0.39%) CCTV
12 1 (0.39%) IPTV
12 1 (0.39%) Replication
12 1 (0.39%) RSA SecurID
12 1 (0.39%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.39%) Statistics
12 1 (0.39%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 259 (100.00%) Windows
2 104 (40.15%) Windows Server
3 101 (39.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 81 (31.27%) Windows 8
5 79 (30.50%) Windows 10
6 66 (25.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (8.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (7.34%) Mac OS X
9 17 (6.56%) Windows XP
10 10 (3.86%) Linux
11 7 (2.70%) Android
11 7 (2.70%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.93%) Mac OS
13 4 (1.54%) Windows Vista
14 3 (1.16%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.77%) CentOS
15 2 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.77%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (27.41%) ITIL
2 26 (10.04%) Service Delivery
3 13 (5.02%) Software Deployment
4 11 (4.25%) ERP
4 11 (4.25%) Mentoring
5 10 (3.86%) Application Virtualisation
6 9 (3.47%) CRM
6 9 (3.47%) Process Improvement
6 9 (3.47%) Service Management
7 8 (3.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (3.09%) Document Management
7 8 (3.09%) Patch Management
8 7 (2.70%) Time Management
9 6 (2.32%) Application Discovery
9 6 (2.32%) Data Protection
9 6 (2.32%) Mobile Device Management
10 5 (1.93%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (1.93%) Migration
11 4 (1.54%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (1.54%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 30 (11.58%) SQL
2 28 (10.81%) PowerShell
3 14 (5.41%) VBScript
4 7 (2.70%) Java
5 5 (1.93%) VB
6 4 (1.54%) C
7 3 (1.16%) C#
7 3 (1.16%) C++
7 3 (1.16%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.77%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.77%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 60 (23.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (14.29%) Degree
3 34 (13.13%) MCP
4 32 (12.36%) MCSA
5 29 (11.20%) MCSE
6 23 (8.88%) MCITP
7 22 (8.49%) MOS
8 17 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (5.02%) MCT
10 12 (4.63%) CCNA
11 9 (3.47%) MCTS
11 9 (3.47%) Security Cleared
12 8 (3.09%) SC Cleared
13 4 (1.54%) DBS Check
13 4 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (1.16%) A+ Certification
15 1 (0.39%) CCNP
15 1 (0.39%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.18%) SLA
2 4 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.77%) QA
4 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 163 (62.93%) Active Directory
2 42 (16.22%) Hyper-V
3 36 (13.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (6.95%) Terminal Services
5 13 (5.02%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (2.32%) XenApp
6 6 (2.32%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.93%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (1.54%) Terminal Server
8 4 (1.54%) vSphere
9 3 (1.16%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.77%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.77%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.39%) pfSense
11 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 42 (16.22%) SCCM
2 11 (4.25%) WSUS
3 6 (2.32%) SCOM
4 5 (1.93%) AirWatch
4 5 (1.93%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.77%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.77%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.39%) Cacti
6 1 (0.39%) Graylog
6 1 (0.39%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.39%) Nagios
Vendors
1 180 (69.50%) Microsoft
2 68 (26.25%) Citrix
3 62 (23.94%) VMware
4 39 (15.06%) Cisco
5 25 (9.65%) Apple
5 25 (9.65%) iManage
6 23 (8.88%) Adobe
7 17 (6.56%) Intel Security
8 11 (4.25%) HP
9 10 (3.86%) Dell
10 8 (3.09%) Avaya
11 6 (2.32%) Google
11 6 (2.32%) Sage
12 5 (1.93%) Meraki
13 4 (1.54%) AppSense
13 4 (1.54%) F5
13 4 (1.54%) Interwoven
13 4 (1.54%) Mitel
14 2 (0.77%) Epicor
14 2 (0.77%) Juniper
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