The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 35 31
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 3 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.79% 1.14% 1.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.04% 4.08% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 2
Median salary £31,500 £32,500 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.07% +51.16%  
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 Chester with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 23 49 24
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 13.69% 27.84% 13.48%
Number of salaries quoted 22 46 16
Median salary £31,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.07% -13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Chester.

Salary trend for Windows 7 in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Chester region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (60.00%) Line Management
2 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) CRM
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) ERP
3 2 (40.00%) Sage
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 2 (40.00%) Data Extraction

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) IT Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) IT Support
2 2 (40.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Server Support
3 1 (20.00%) Server Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Line Management
1 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Data Extraction
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Sage