Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 119 94
Rank change year-on-year -11 -25 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 40 45 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.38% 1.66% 2.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.60% 6.91% 10.22%
Number of salaries quoted 35 38 46
Cheshire median annual salary £26,000 £22,750 £24,375
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -18.75%
10th Percentile £17,500 £19,850 £18,000
90th Percentile £33,550 £33,750 £33,750
North West median annual salary £27,500 £27,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year +1.85% -3.57% +4.67%

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 606 651 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 20.92% 24.08% 22.26%
Number of salaries quoted 431 471 429
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £21,500 £20,750 £19,700
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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
Warrington +14 17 £27,500 +23.60% 1
Wilmslow -2 13 £19,500 -9.30%
Crewe -1 2 - -
Chester -2 2 £30,500 -3.17%
Knutsford -4 2 £30,000 +33.33%
Lymm - 1 £29,000 -
Daresbury - 1 £26,000 -
Alderley Edge - 1 £23,500 -
Ellesmere Port - 1 - - 1
Windows 7
North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 22 (55.00%) Windows 10
4 17 (42.50%) ITIL
5 15 (37.50%) Office 365
6 14 (35.00%) SLA
7 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
8 12 (30.00%) Windows Server
9 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Office
10 10 (25.00%) ITSM
11 9 (22.50%) Finance
11 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (20.00%) MS Exchange
13 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (15.00%) Windows 8
14 6 (15.00%) SSH
14 6 (15.00%) Facilities Management
14 6 (15.00%) Wireshark
15 5 (12.50%) VMware
15 5 (12.50%) VPN
15 5 (12.50%) Degree
15 5 (12.50%) Android
15 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
16 4 (10.00%) Skype
16 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
16 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
16 4 (10.00%) Citrix
16 4 (10.00%) McAfee
17 3 (7.50%) Service Management
17 3 (7.50%) Cisco

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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.50%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (37.50%) Office 365
2 2 (5.00%) G Suite
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) SSH
1 6 (15.00%) Wireshark
2 5 (12.50%) VPN
3 4 (10.00%) Skype
4 2 (5.00%) 4G
4 2 (5.00%) LAN
5 1 (2.50%) ADSL
5 1 (2.50%) DHCP
5 1 (2.50%) DNS
5 1 (2.50%) DSL
5 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.50%) MPLS
5 1 (2.50%) SAN
5 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.50%) VoIP
5 1 (2.50%) WAN
5 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Advertising
2 2 (5.00%) Retail
2 2 (5.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Analyst
2 13 (32.50%) Service Analyst
3 11 (27.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (25.00%) Support Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) Applications Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) Applications Support
6 6 (15.00%) Applications Support Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) IT Analyst
6 6 (15.00%) Systems Support
6 6 (15.00%) Systems Support Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (7.50%) IT Manager
8 3 (7.50%) IT Technician
8 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) Trainee
8 3 (7.50%) Trainee Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) Trainee Service Desk Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) iPhone
2 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (55.00%) Windows 10
3 12 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (15.00%) Windows 8
7 5 (12.50%) Android
8 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) ITIL
2 10 (25.00%) ITSM
3 6 (15.00%) Facilities Management
4 3 (7.50%) Service Management
4 3 (7.50%) Software Licensing
5 2 (5.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.00%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (5.00%) Customer-Centricity
5 2 (5.00%) Data Security
5 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.00%) Information Security
5 2 (5.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.00%) Time Management
6 1 (2.50%) DNA
6 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.50%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (2.50%) Server Management
6 1 (2.50%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.00%) A+ Certification
3 2 (5.00%) MCSA
3 2 (5.00%) MCSE
3 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.50%) CCNA
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.50%) MCITP
4 1 (2.50%) MCP
4 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 25 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) VMware
3 4 (10.00%) Citrix
3 4 (10.00%) McAfee
4 3 (7.50%) Barracuda Networks
4 3 (7.50%) Cisco
5 2 (5.00%) Apple
6 1 (2.50%) Avaya
6 1 (2.50%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) Ivanti
6 1 (2.50%) NetApp
6 1 (2.50%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (2.50%) Symantec