Period
to 21 August 2019

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 21 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 73 130 124
Rank change year-on-year +57 -6 -30
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 66 40 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.43% 1.38% 1.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.92% 6.59% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 61 35 38
Cheshire median annual salary £32,500 £26,000 £22,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £22,750 £17,500 £19,850
90th Percentile £47,500 £33,550 £33,750
North West median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
% change year-on-year - +2.80% -4.46%

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 474 607 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 24.65% 20.90% 24.06%
Number of salaries quoted 366 434 471
Cheshire median annual salary £35,250 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.88% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,500 £20,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £64,625 £55,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 21 August 2019.

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 21 August 2019. 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 +18 18 £32,500 +18.18% 3
Northwich - 14 £38,000 - 1
Knutsford +30 8 £30,750 +2.50% 2
Widnes - 7 £23,500 - 2
Winsford - 5 £45,000 -
Chester +2 4 £32,000 +4.92% 1
Wilmslow +8 3 £22,500 +15.38%
Crewe -3 2 £35,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 £27,500 -
Nantwich - 1 £25,000 -
Windows 7
North West

For the 6 months to 21 August 2019, 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 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 58 (87.88%) Active Directory
3 37 (56.06%) VMware
4 36 (54.55%) Windows 10
5 32 (48.48%) TCP/IP
5 32 (48.48%) ITIL
6 31 (46.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (43.94%) DNS
8 27 (40.91%) Windows Server
9 23 (34.85%) DHCP
10 22 (33.33%) SQL
11 21 (31.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 20 (30.30%) Office 365
12 20 (30.30%) Microsoft
13 19 (28.79%) IBM
13 19 (28.79%) Linux
13 19 (28.79%) Firewall
14 17 (25.76%) VLAN
14 17 (25.76%) Microsoft Office
14 17 (25.76%) SAN
15 16 (24.24%) Cisco
16 15 (22.73%) Citrix
16 15 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
17 14 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
17 14 (21.21%) vSphere
17 14 (21.21%) VMware ESXi
17 14 (21.21%) EMC VNX
17 14 (21.21%) HP
17 14 (21.21%) EMC
18 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2008

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 13 (19.70%) WebSphere
2 12 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 5 (7.58%) IBM Notes
4 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.52%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (25.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 20 (30.30%) Office 365
2 6 (9.09%) Azure
3 1 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.52%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.52%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 32 (48.48%) TCP/IP
2 29 (43.94%) DNS
3 23 (34.85%) DHCP
4 19 (28.79%) Firewall
5 17 (25.76%) SAN
5 17 (25.76%) VLAN
6 14 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (12.12%) Wireless
8 6 (9.09%) Internet
9 4 (6.06%) NAS
9 4 (6.06%) VoIP
10 3 (4.55%) LAN
10 3 (4.55%) VPN
11 2 (3.03%) WAN
11 2 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (1.52%) Intranet
12 1 (1.52%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (1.52%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (7.58%) MS Access
2 5 (7.58%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 6 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.03%) Advertising
3 2 (3.03%) Finance
3 2 (3.03%) German Language
3 2 (3.03%) Italian Language
3 2 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.03%) Polish Language
3 2 (3.03%) Russian Language
3 2 (3.03%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.52%) French Language
4 1 (1.52%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 27 (40.91%) IT Engineer
2 20 (30.30%) IT Support
3 17 (25.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (24.24%) Support Engineer
5 12 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 12 (18.18%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (18.18%) IT Support Engineer
6 11 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (10.61%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 7 (10.61%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (10.61%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (10.61%) Analyst
7 7 (10.61%) Field Engineer
7 7 (10.61%) Field Service Engineer
7 7 (10.61%) Senior Field Engineer
7 7 (10.61%) Senior Field Service Engineer
8 6 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 6 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (9.09%) IT Technician
8 6 (9.09%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) .NET
1 2 (3.03%) HTML
1 2 (3.03%) HTML5
1 2 (3.03%) JSON
1 2 (3.03%) SOAP
1 2 (3.03%) Web Services
1 2 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.21%) EMC VNX
2 8 (12.12%) Smartphone
3 6 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.06%) Replication
5 3 (4.55%) iPad
5 3 (4.55%) iPhone
5 3 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (3.03%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.52%) Social Network
7 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (54.55%) Windows 10
3 31 (46.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (40.91%) Windows Server
5 19 (28.79%) Linux
6 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (15.15%) Windows 8
8 6 (9.09%) Unix
9 5 (7.58%) Android
9 5 (7.58%) Apple iOS
9 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (7.58%) Windows XP
10 2 (3.03%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.52%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (48.48%) ITIL
2 21 (31.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 9 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (10.61%) Asset Management
4 7 (10.61%) Change Management
4 7 (10.61%) High Availability
5 6 (9.09%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 6 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 6 (9.09%) Project Planning
6 5 (7.58%) Change Control
6 5 (7.58%) Server Management
6 5 (7.58%) Validation
7 4 (6.06%) DNA
8 3 (4.55%) Line Management
8 3 (4.55%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.03%) Business Continuity
9 2 (3.03%) CRM
9 2 (3.03%) Project Management
9 2 (3.03%) Time Management
9 2 (3.03%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (33.33%) SQL
2 8 (12.12%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.03%) C#
3 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.03%) PHP
3 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) Degree
1 7 (10.61%) MCSE
1 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.09%) MCITP
2 6 (9.09%) MCP
2 6 (9.09%) MCSA
3 5 (7.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (6.06%) CCNA
4 4 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.55%) HND
6 2 (3.03%) CCNP
7 1 (1.52%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.52%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (87.88%) Active Directory
2 15 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (21.21%) VMware ESXi
3 14 (21.21%) vSphere
4 7 (10.61%) BitLocker
5 2 (3.03%) XenApp
6 1 (1.52%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 10 (15.15%) SCCM
2 5 (7.58%) WSUS
3 1 (1.52%) DameWare
3 1 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.52%) OpenView
3 1 (1.52%) OVSD
3 1 (1.52%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 37 (56.06%) VMware
2 20 (30.30%) Microsoft
3 19 (28.79%) IBM
4 16 (24.24%) Cisco
5 15 (22.73%) Citrix
6 14 (21.21%) EMC
6 14 (21.21%) HP
7 12 (18.18%) Palo Alto
8 6 (9.09%) Dell
8 6 (9.09%) Oracle
9 5 (7.58%) Lotus
10 4 (6.06%) Apple
10 4 (6.06%) Nimble Storage
11 3 (4.55%) Ivanti
11 3 (4.55%) Mitel
12 2 (3.03%) Avaya
12 2 (3.03%) McAfee
12 2 (3.03%) Symantec
13 1 (1.52%) Adobe
13 1 (1.52%) SonicWALL