Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 76 85
Rank change year-on-year -17 +9 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 81 73 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.68% 3.23% 3.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.67% 13.52% 11.53%
Number of salaries quoted 61 65 104
Cheshire median annual salary £22,500 £22,500 £22,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.10% -3.19%
10th Percentile £19,500 £18,000 £17,750
90th Percentile £33,000 £33,000 £38,750
North West median annual salary £25,000 £25,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year -1.96% +6.25% +2.13%

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 759 540 867
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 25.11% 23.86% 26.46%
Number of salaries quoted 538 458 752
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -12.16% -1.33%
10th Percentile £20,500 £20,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £48,750 £53,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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
Warrington +13 26 £20,000 -20.00% 2
Wilmslow +10 25 £22,500 +7.14%
Chester -6 7 £25,000 +1.01%
Macclesfield -5 6 £30,250 +22.22%
Knutsford -45 4 - -
Sandbach - 1 £25,000 -
Windows 7
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 81 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (56.79%) Active Directory
3 45 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 42 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (51.85%) Office 365
5 31 (38.27%) Windows 10
6 29 (35.80%) Windows Server
7 27 (33.33%) Windows 8
8 25 (30.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (24.69%) MS Exchange
9 20 (24.69%) LAN
9 20 (24.69%) WAN
9 20 (24.69%) TCP/IP
10 18 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (20.99%) MCP
12 16 (19.75%) MCSA
12 16 (19.75%) Microsoft Office
12 16 (19.75%) Exchange Server 2010
13 15 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2013
13 15 (18.52%) Service Management
14 14 (17.28%) Citrix
15 12 (14.81%) MCITP
15 12 (14.81%) DNS
15 12 (14.81%) Windows XP
16 11 (13.58%) MCSE
16 11 (13.58%) DHCP
16 11 (13.58%) SLA
16 11 (13.58%) ITIL
16 11 (13.58%) Apple
16 11 (13.58%) VMware

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 20 (24.69%) MS Exchange
2 16 (19.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (9.88%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.23%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (19.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 42 (51.85%) Office 365
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.23%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (24.69%) LAN
1 20 (24.69%) TCP/IP
1 20 (24.69%) WAN
2 12 (14.81%) DNS
3 11 (13.58%) DHCP
4 9 (11.11%) Firewall
4 9 (11.11%) Skype
5 8 (9.88%) VPN
6 2 (2.47%) MPLS
7 1 (1.23%) DKIM
7 1 (1.23%) DMARC
7 1 (1.23%) Internet
7 1 (1.23%) LDAP
7 1 (1.23%) VoIP
7 1 (1.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.47%) GIS
1 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.47%) Subversion
2 1 (1.23%) Android Studio
2 1 (1.23%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.23%) Xcode
General
1 4 (4.94%) Finance
2 1 (1.23%) Advertising
2 1 (1.23%) Games
2 1 (1.23%) Legal
2 1 (1.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 38 (46.91%) Analyst
2 23 (28.40%) Support Engineer
3 17 (20.99%) 2nd Line Support
4 15 (18.52%) Support Analyst
5 13 (16.05%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 13 (16.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 13 (16.05%) Help Desk Analyst
6 12 (14.81%) Technical Support
7 11 (13.58%) IT Support
7 11 (13.58%) Service Desk Analyst
8 10 (12.35%) Service Analyst
9 9 (11.11%) IT Engineer
9 9 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
9 9 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
10 8 (9.88%) IT Support Engineer
11 7 (8.64%) 2nd Line Technical Support
12 6 (7.41%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
12 6 (7.41%) Office 365 Engineer
12 6 (7.41%) Windows Engineer
13 5 (6.17%) 1st/2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.70%) SOAP
2 2 (2.47%) Cocoa
2 2 (2.47%) HTML
2 2 (2.47%) JSON
2 2 (2.47%) Web Services
2 2 (2.47%) XML
3 1 (1.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.70%) Driving Licence
2 2 (2.47%) Contactless
3 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 81 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (38.27%) Windows 10
4 29 (35.80%) Windows Server
5 27 (33.33%) Windows 8
6 25 (30.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (14.81%) Windows XP
8 10 (12.35%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.47%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.23%) Android
10 1 (1.23%) Linux
10 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.52%) Service Management
2 11 (13.58%) ITIL
3 7 (8.64%) CRM
4 6 (7.41%) Mentoring
5 3 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (3.70%) Risk Management
5 3 (3.70%) Test Automation
6 2 (2.47%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.47%) Asset Management
6 2 (2.47%) Break/Fix
6 2 (2.47%) Build Automation
6 2 (2.47%) Change Management
6 2 (2.47%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (2.47%) Data Security
6 2 (2.47%) Information Security
6 2 (2.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.47%) Threat Management
6 2 (2.47%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.88%) SQL
2 2 (2.47%) Apple Swift
2 2 (2.47%) Java
2 2 (2.47%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.47%) Objective-C
2 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (20.99%) MCP
3 16 (19.75%) MCSA
4 12 (14.81%) MCITP
5 11 (13.58%) MCSE
6 9 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (7.41%) A+ Certification
8 3 (3.70%) CCNA
8 3 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.23%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.23%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.58%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (1.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 46 (56.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.70%) vSphere
3 1 (1.23%) XenApp
3 1 (1.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (7.41%) SCCM
2 2 (2.47%) Graphite
3 1 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 45 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.28%) Citrix
3 11 (13.58%) Apple
3 11 (13.58%) VMware
4 4 (4.94%) Cisco
5 3 (3.70%) Sage
6 1 (1.23%) AppSense
6 1 (1.23%) Symantec