Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Windows 7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 7 over the 6 months to 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 113 79
Rank change year-on-year -10 -34 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 35 60 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.31% 2.13% 2.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.36% 8.38% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 32 49 62
Cheshire median annual salary £24,250 £22,500 £23,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% -5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £17,825 £19,900 £18,000
90th Percentile £35,725 £33,350 £32,725
North West median annual salary £27,500 £25,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year +7.84% -1.92% +4.00%

Windows 7 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 550 716 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 20.55% 25.38% 23.74%
Number of salaries quoted 396 527 450
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,750 £20,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,350 £48,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Cheshire

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Windows 7 in Cheshire

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Cheshire over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows 7 in Cheshire

Windows 7
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow -15 13 £21,000 -2.33%
Warrington -9 11 £27,500 +37.50% 3
Knutsford +15 2 £30,000 - 1
Chester -2 2 £30,500 -6.51% 5
Nantwich -13 1 £21,500 -6.52%
Runcorn - 1 £20,000 - 1
Alderley Edge - 1 £23,500 -
Ellesmere Port - 1 - -
Lymm - 1 £29,000 -
Windows 7
North West

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 18 (51.43%) Windows 10
4 14 (40.00%) Office 365
4 14 (40.00%) ITIL
5 13 (37.14%) SLA
6 12 (34.29%) Windows Server
7 10 (28.57%) ITSM
8 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
8 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Office
9 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
10 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (17.14%) Windows 8
11 6 (17.14%) Finance
12 5 (14.29%) VPN
12 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (14.29%) Android
12 5 (14.29%) Degree
13 4 (11.43%) Wireshark
13 4 (11.43%) SSH
13 4 (11.43%) Facilities Management
13 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
13 4 (11.43%) SQL
13 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
13 4 (11.43%) McAfee
13 4 (11.43%) VMware
14 3 (8.57%) Barracuda Networks
14 3 (8.57%) Software Licensing
15 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (40.00%) Office 365
2 2 (5.71%) G Suite
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) VPN
2 4 (11.43%) SSH
2 4 (11.43%) Wireshark
3 2 (5.71%) DHCP
3 2 (5.71%) DNS
3 2 (5.71%) VoIP
4 1 (2.86%) 4G
4 1 (2.86%) ADSL
4 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.86%) LAN
4 1 (2.86%) MPLS
4 1 (2.86%) SAN
4 1 (2.86%) Skype
4 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.86%) WAN
4 1 (2.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Advertising
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Analyst
2 11 (31.43%) Service Analyst
3 9 (25.71%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (22.86%) Support Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) IT Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (11.43%) Applications Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Applications Support
6 4 (11.43%) Applications Support Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Service Desk Technician
6 4 (11.43%) Systems Support
6 4 (11.43%) Systems Support Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) IT Manager
7 3 (8.57%) IT Technician
7 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Trainee
7 3 (8.57%) Trainee Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Trainee Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.86%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (51.43%) Windows 10
3 12 (34.29%) Windows Server
4 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (17.14%) Windows 8
7 5 (14.29%) Android
8 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) ITIL
2 10 (28.57%) ITSM
3 4 (11.43%) Facilities Management
4 3 (8.57%) Software Licensing
5 2 (5.71%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.71%) Data Security
5 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) DNA
6 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.86%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (2.86%) Server Management
6 1 (2.86%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.86%) MCITP
3 1 (2.86%) MCSA
3 1 (2.86%) MCSE
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (37.14%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.86%) SCCM
1 1 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) McAfee
2 4 (11.43%) VMware
3 3 (8.57%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (5.71%) Apple
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) Avaya
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) NetApp
5 1 (2.86%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (2.86%) SAP
5 1 (2.86%) Symantec