Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 105 72
Rank change year-on-year -4 -33 +21
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 40 77 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.65% 2.49% 3.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.16% 9.86% 14.21%
Number of salaries quoted 35 61 67
Cheshire median annual salary £22,250 £22,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.11% - -
10th Percentile £19,500 £17,750 £17,800
90th Percentile £36,000 £30,750 £33,300
North West median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000

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 490 781 549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 20.24% 25.21% 23.93%
Number of salaries quoted 340 555 455
Cheshire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £21,125 £20,500 £19,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £48,250
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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -18 22 £22,000 +2.33% 3
Warrington -9 6 £27,500 +37.50% 1
Knutsford +21 2 £30,000 - 1
Runcorn - 2 £29,000 -
Macclesfield +15 1 £27,500 -6.78%
Chester +9 1 £40,000 +60.00%
Ellesmere Port - 1 - -
Nantwich - 1 £21,500 -
Windows 7
North West

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 30 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 20 (50.00%) ITIL
4 16 (40.00%) SLA
5 14 (35.00%) Office 365
5 14 (35.00%) Windows 10
6 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
6 13 (32.50%) ITSM
7 11 (27.50%) Windows 8
8 10 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (20.00%) Windows Server
9 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (17.50%) Apple
10 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Office
10 7 (17.50%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (17.50%) Android
11 6 (15.00%) MCSE
11 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
11 6 (15.00%) DHCP
11 6 (15.00%) DNS
11 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (12.50%) Cisco
12 5 (12.50%) Citrix
12 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
12 5 (12.50%) MCSA
12 5 (12.50%) MCP
12 5 (12.50%) MCITP
12 5 (12.50%) Degree

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 10 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (35.00%) Office 365
2 2 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) G Suite
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) DHCP
1 6 (15.00%) DNS
2 3 (7.50%) VoIP
2 3 (7.50%) VPN
3 2 (5.00%) Skype
3 2 (5.00%) WebEx
4 1 (2.50%) SAN
4 1 (2.50%) SSH
4 1 (2.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.00%) Advertising
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Service Desk Technician
2 8 (20.00%) Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Service Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) IT Support
4 5 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Help Desk Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.50%) IT Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Support
6 3 (7.50%) Trainee
6 3 (7.50%) Trainee Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Trainee Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) 1st Line Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.00%) IT Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (35.00%) Windows 10
3 11 (27.50%) Windows 8
4 8 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (17.50%) Android
6 4 (10.00%) Mac OS X
7 3 (7.50%) Apple iOS
8 2 (5.00%) Mac OS
8 2 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (2.50%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) ITIL
2 13 (32.50%) ITSM
3 7 (17.50%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (7.50%) Software Licensing
5 2 (5.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.00%) Data Security
5 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.50%) DNA
6 1 (2.50%) Facilities Management
6 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.50%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.50%) Server Management
6 1 (2.50%) Server Patching
6 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.50%) Service Management
6 1 (2.50%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) MCSE
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.50%) Degree
2 5 (12.50%) MCITP
2 5 (12.50%) MCP
2 5 (12.50%) MCSA
3 4 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.00%) A+ Certification
4 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.50%) CCNA
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (40.00%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) Terminal Server
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) MobiControl
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.50%) Apple
3 5 (12.50%) Cisco
3 5 (12.50%) Citrix
4 3 (7.50%) Barracuda Networks
4 3 (7.50%) McAfee
4 3 (7.50%) VMware
5 1 (2.50%) HP
5 1 (2.50%) Ivanti
5 1 (2.50%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (2.50%) SAP
5 1 (2.50%) SOTI