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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 64 76
Rank change year-on-year -14 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 17 36 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.57% 2.74% 2.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.91% 11.32% 11.86%
Number of salaries quoted 14 34 40
Median salary £30,000 £22,250 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.83% -20.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,150 £18,114 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year - +3.77%  

Windows 7 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 215 318 388
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 19.82% 24.20% 22.39%
Number of salaries quoted 153 282 323
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £19,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow -7 6 £37,500 +92.30%
Knutsford - 6 £22,500 -
Warrington +5 2 £29,500 +34.09% 2
Macclesfield -2 2 £22,750 -5.20%
Crewe -10 1 £27,500 +22.22%
Windows 7
North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 36 (54.55%) Windows 8
3 30 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 27 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (40.91%) Windows Server
5 26 (39.39%) Office 365
6 22 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (30.30%) Citrix
8 18 (27.27%) Windows 10
9 17 (25.76%) Hyper-V
10 14 (21.21%) Finance
10 14 (21.21%) ITIL
11 13 (19.70%) MS Exchange
11 13 (19.70%) Mentoring
12 12 (18.18%) iPhone
12 12 (18.18%) MS Excel
12 12 (18.18%) VoIP
13 11 (16.67%) MCP
13 11 (16.67%) MS Office
13 11 (16.67%) VMware
14 10 (15.15%) Android
14 10 (15.15%) SCCM
15 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (13.64%) VPN
15 9 (13.64%) Service Management
16 8 (12.12%) CRM
16 8 (12.12%) SQL
16 8 (12.12%) Mac OS X
16 8 (12.12%) Apple

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%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 11 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (39.39%) Office 365
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.18%) VoIP
2 9 (13.64%) VPN
3 7 (10.61%) DHCP
3 7 (10.61%) DNS
3 7 (10.61%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (10.61%) WLAN
4 6 (9.09%) Bluetooth
4 6 (9.09%) DVB
4 6 (9.09%) GPRS
4 6 (9.09%) GSM
4 6 (9.09%) NFC
4 6 (9.09%) Skype
4 6 (9.09%) UMTS
5 5 (7.58%) Firewall
5 5 (7.58%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.03%) Intranet
6 2 (3.03%) LAN
6 2 (3.03%) WAN
7 1 (1.52%) Internet
7 1 (1.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (21.21%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Automotive
2 6 (9.09%) Multimedia
3 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.55%) Marketing
5 2 (3.03%) Retail
6 1 (1.52%) Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (30.30%) 2nd Line Support
1 20 (30.30%) Support Engineer
2 14 (21.21%) 1st Line Support
2 14 (21.21%) Help Desk Support
3 13 (19.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 13 (19.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 13 (19.70%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 12 (18.18%) IT Support
5 10 (15.15%) Analyst
6 9 (13.64%) IT Engineer
7 8 (12.12%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 8 (12.12%) IT Support Engineer
8 7 (10.61%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (9.09%) Software Engineer
9 6 (9.09%) Support Analyst
10 5 (7.58%) 2nd Line Technical Support
10 5 (7.58%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
10 5 (7.58%) Technical Engineer
10 5 (7.58%) Technical Support
10 5 (7.58%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) BREW
1 6 (9.09%) Flash
1 6 (9.09%) J2ME
1 6 (9.09%) Middleware
1 6 (9.09%) OpenAL
1 6 (9.09%) OpenCL
1 6 (9.09%) OpenGL
1 6 (9.09%) Qt
1 6 (9.09%) Series 60
1 6 (9.09%) SVG
1 6 (9.09%) UIQ
2 1 (1.52%) .NET
2 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) iPhone
2 6 (9.09%) Device Driver
2 6 (9.09%) iPad
2 6 (9.09%) MPEG
2 6 (9.09%) Smartphone
3 3 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.52%) CCTV
5 1 (1.52%) CMDB
5 1 (1.52%) Digital Signage
5 1 (1.52%) NHS
5 1 (1.52%) Replication
5 1 (1.52%) User Experience
5 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.52%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (54.55%) Windows 8
3 27 (40.91%) Windows Server
3 27 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (27.27%) Windows 10
6 10 (15.15%) Android
7 8 (12.12%) Mac OS X
8 7 (10.61%) Linux
8 7 (10.61%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
9 6 (9.09%) Nucleus RTOS
10 3 (4.55%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.52%) CentOS
11 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.52%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.21%) ITIL
2 13 (19.70%) Mentoring
3 9 (13.64%) Service Management
4 8 (12.12%) CRM
5 6 (9.09%) DRM
5 6 (9.09%) Mobile Commerce
5 6 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 6 (9.09%) Speech Recognition
6 5 (7.58%) Migration
7 4 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (6.06%) Data Extraction
7 4 (6.06%) Patch Management
7 4 (6.06%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.55%) Direct Marketing
8 3 (4.55%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.55%) ERP
8 3 (4.55%) Information Management
8 3 (4.55%) People Management
8 3 (4.55%) Process Improvement
9 2 (3.03%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.12%) SQL
2 6 (9.09%) C
2 6 (9.09%) C++
2 6 (9.09%) Java
3 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.52%) C#
4 1 (1.52%) PHP
4 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (16.67%) MCP
2 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (9.09%) Degree
4 5 (7.58%) MCSE
5 4 (6.06%) MCITP
5 4 (6.06%) MCSA
6 2 (3.03%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.52%) MCTS
System Software
1 30 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 17 (25.76%) Hyper-V
3 7 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.61%) XenApp
4 6 (9.09%) XenDesktop
5 4 (6.06%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (6.06%) vSphere
6 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (15.15%) SCCM
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (4.55%) SCOM
4 1 (1.52%) MobiControl
4 1 (1.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 20 (30.30%) Citrix
3 11 (16.67%) VMware
4 8 (12.12%) Apple
5 6 (9.09%) Intel
5 6 (9.09%) Spiceworks
5 6 (9.09%) Symbian
6 3 (4.55%) Cisco
6 3 (4.55%) Sage
7 1 (1.52%) Adobe
7 1 (1.52%) HP
7 1 (1.52%) Motorola
7 1 (1.52%) NetApp
7 1 (1.52%) Sophos
7 1 (1.52%) SOTI
7 1 (1.52%) TOWER Software
7 1 (1.52%) Veeam
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