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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 102 121 169
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +48
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 173 132 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.35% 1.94% 1.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.89% 7.60% 5.60%
Number of salaries quoted 149 113 102
Average salary £26,000 £25,000 £24,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,050 £16,650
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £26,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -15.87%
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
1945 1736 1964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 26.40% 25.56% 24.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1690 1501 1779
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +20 96 £30,000 +9.09% 17
Cheshire -1 50 £24,500 +4.25% 11
Merseyside +22 14 £25,500 -3.77% 2
Lancashire -11 8 £23,000 -2.12% 2
Cumbria - 3 £32,500 -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 312 (100.00%) Windows
2 198 (63.46%) Microsoft
3 164 (52.56%) Active Directory
4 159 (50.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 125 (40.06%) Windows XP
6 119 (38.14%) MS Excel
7 104 (33.33%) VMware
8 102 (32.69%) MS Office
9 98 (31.41%) MS Exchange
10 97 (31.09%) Windows Server 2003
11 89 (28.53%) ITIL
12 88 (28.21%) Microsoft Certification
13 83 (26.60%) Windows 8
14 75 (24.04%) Hyper-V
15 72 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
16 69 (22.12%) Citrix
17 67 (21.47%) DNS
18 65 (20.83%) TCP/IP
19 62 (19.87%) MCSE
20 60 (19.23%) MCP
21 56 (17.95%) LAN
21 56 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
22 52 (16.67%) WAN
22 52 (16.67%) DHCP
23 48 (15.38%) Firewall
24 47 (15.06%) Exchange Server 2010
25 46 (14.74%) SAN
26 44 (14.10%) Linux
27 40 (12.82%) VPN
28 39 (12.50%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 98 (31.41%) MS Exchange
2 47 (15.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 30 (9.62%) SharePoint
5 24 (7.69%) IIS
6 13 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (2.56%) IBM Notes
7 8 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (2.56%) Lync
8 6 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.96%) Apache
11 1 (0.32%) Documentum
11 1 (0.32%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.32%) CMS
11 1 (0.32%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.32%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.32%) WordPress
11 1 (0.32%) Moodle
Applications
1 119 (38.14%) MS Excel
2 102 (32.69%) MS Office
3 10 (3.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) Revit
4 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.32%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.21%) Office 365
2 1 (0.32%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 67 (21.47%) DNS
2 65 (20.83%) TCP/IP
3 56 (17.95%) LAN
4 52 (16.67%) WAN
4 52 (16.67%) DHCP
5 48 (15.38%) Firewall
6 46 (14.74%) SAN
7 40 (12.82%) VPN
8 18 (5.77%) Internet
9 15 (4.81%) Wi-Fi
10 12 (3.85%) VLAN
10 12 (3.85%) VoIP
11 9 (2.88%) iSCSI
11 9 (2.88%) NAS
12 8 (2.56%) FTP
13 7 (2.24%) GPRS
13 7 (2.24%) Intranet
13 7 (2.24%) Wireless
14 6 (1.92%) SMTP
15 5 (1.60%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.24%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.24%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (1.92%) MySQL
5 4 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.64%) MS Access
8 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.32%) DataEase
Development Applications
1 14 (4.49%) LoadRunner
2 12 (3.85%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (2.88%) SilkPerformer
4 7 (2.24%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.32%) MSI
General
1 37 (11.86%) Finance
2 20 (6.41%) Legal
3 17 (5.45%) Law
4 11 (3.53%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.53%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.56%) Retail
6 5 (1.60%) Multimedia
6 5 (1.60%) Marketing
7 3 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.64%) Advertising
8 2 (0.64%) Banking
9 1 (0.32%) German Language
Job Titles
1 84 (26.92%) Analyst
2 50 (16.03%) Support Engineer
3 37 (11.86%) Support Analyst
4 34 (10.90%) IT Support
5 31 (9.94%) 2nd Line Support
6 25 (8.01%) Service Analyst
7 23 (7.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 20 (6.41%) 1st Line Support
9 19 (6.09%) Support Technician
10 18 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support
10 18 (5.77%) Service Desk Analyst
11 16 (5.13%) IT Support Engineer
12 13 (4.17%) Desktop Support
13 12 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 12 (3.85%) Technical Support
13 12 (3.85%) Team Leader
14 11 (3.53%) Help Desk Analyst
14 11 (3.53%) Consultant
15 9 (2.88%) Test Manager
15 9 (2.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.17%) .NET
2 11 (3.53%) Web Services
3 6 (1.92%) CSS
3 6 (1.92%) HTML
4 4 (1.28%) Application Packaging
4 4 (1.28%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.64%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.32%) EDIFACT
6 1 (0.32%) Middleware
6 1 (0.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 21 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.77%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.88%) Thin Client
4 9 (2.88%) Fat Client
5 8 (2.56%) User Experience
6 7 (2.24%) Smart Meter
7 4 (1.28%) iPhone
7 4 (1.28%) VLE
8 3 (0.96%) Handset
8 3 (0.96%) Clustering
8 3 (0.96%) EPoS
8 3 (0.96%) Life Science
9 2 (0.64%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.64%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.32%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.32%) New Media
10 1 (0.32%) PDA
10 1 (0.32%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 312 (100.00%) Windows
2 159 (50.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 125 (40.06%) Windows XP
4 97 (31.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 83 (26.60%) Windows 8
6 72 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 44 (14.10%) Linux
8 24 (7.69%) UNIX
9 13 (4.17%) Windows Vista
10 7 (2.24%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.92%) Android
12 4 (1.28%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.96%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.64%) Solaris
15 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (28.53%) ITIL
2 20 (6.41%) Incident Management
3 18 (5.77%) Service Delivery
4 17 (5.45%) Project Management
5 14 (4.49%) Migration
6 11 (3.53%) Document Management
7 9 (2.88%) Test Management
7 9 (2.88%) Test Strategy
7 9 (2.88%) Mentoring
8 8 (2.56%) Time Management
8 8 (2.56%) PRINCE2
9 7 (2.24%) CRM
9 7 (2.24%) Regression Testing
9 7 (2.24%) Security Management
9 7 (2.24%) Asset Management
9 7 (2.24%) Test Automation
10 6 (1.92%) Test Scripting
10 6 (1.92%) Coaching
10 6 (1.92%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (1.92%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 39 (12.50%) SQL
2 37 (11.86%) PowerShell
3 11 (3.53%) VB
4 5 (1.60%) C
4 5 (1.60%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.28%) PHP
5 4 (1.28%) VBScript
6 3 (0.96%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.64%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.64%) VB6
8 1 (0.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 88 (28.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (19.87%) MCSE
3 60 (19.23%) MCP
4 37 (11.86%) MCSA
5 36 (11.54%) MCITP
6 28 (8.97%) Security Cleared
7 24 (7.69%) MCTS
8 21 (6.73%) Degree
9 20 (6.41%) SC Cleared
10 15 (4.81%) ISEB
11 14 (4.49%) ISTQB
12 12 (3.85%) MCDST
13 9 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (2.88%) CCNA
14 8 (2.56%) A+ Certification
14 8 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 6 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 5 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (1.60%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.81%) SLA
2 5 (1.60%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.32%) QA
4 1 (0.32%) BS7799
System Software
1 164 (52.56%) Active Directory
2 75 (24.04%) Hyper-V
3 56 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (6.41%) XenApp
5 19 (6.09%) Terminal Services
6 16 (5.13%) vSphere
7 14 (4.49%) XenDesktop
8 12 (3.85%) VMware ESX
9 6 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (1.60%) Xen
10 5 (1.60%) NFS
11 4 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.32%) SpamAssassin
13 1 (0.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (4.81%) Backup Exec
2 14 (4.49%) SCCM
2 14 (4.49%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.60%) EdgeSight
4 4 (1.28%) WSUS
4 4 (1.28%) MIMEsweeper
5 3 (0.96%) ARCserve
5 3 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.96%) SCOM
6 2 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.64%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.32%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.32%) SCSM
Vendors
1 198 (63.46%) Microsoft
2 104 (33.33%) VMware
3 69 (22.12%) Citrix
4 39 (12.50%) HP
5 34 (10.90%) Cisco
6 24 (7.69%) Dell
7 23 (7.37%) NetApp
8 18 (5.77%) Symantec
8 18 (5.77%) Oracle
9 17 (5.45%) CheckPoint
9 17 (5.45%) Wyse
10 14 (4.49%) EMC
11 12 (3.85%) AppSense
12 11 (3.53%) McAfee
12 11 (3.53%) Apple
13 9 (2.88%) Lotus
14 8 (2.56%) 3PAR
15 7 (2.24%) Fujitsu
16 6 (1.92%) Avaya
17 5 (1.60%) SAP
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