Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 62 67
Rank change year-on-year +12 +5 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 22 22 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.94% 2.60% 1.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.83% 14.01% 10.88%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 16
Lancashire median annual salary £21,125 £22,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.11% -6.25% +7.26%
10th Percentile £18,000 £21,100 £13,000
90th Percentile £34,125 £39,050 £42,500
North West median annual salary £27,500 £25,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year +7.84% -3.77% +6.00%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 139 157 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 18.56% 18.54% 17.17%
Number of salaries quoted 106 127 104
Lancashire median annual salary £31,750 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.31% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £18,875 £18,000 £22,600
90th Percentile £46,577 £45,000 £45,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Lancashire

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Windows 7 in Lancashire

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Lancashire over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows 7 in Lancashire

Windows 7
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 16 October 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
Preston +22 8 £19,000 -28.97%
Blackburn +3 7 £20,000 -9.09%
Chorley - 3 £35,000 -
Blackpool -12 2 £28,750 +5.50% 1
Newton-le-Willows - 1 £23,500 -
Windows 7
North West

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
3 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
3 17 (77.27%) Windows 10
4 11 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 9 (40.91%) Firewall
5 9 (40.91%) Windows 8
6 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
7 6 (27.27%) Citrix
8 5 (22.73%) WSUS
8 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (18.18%) German Language
9 4 (18.18%) VMware
9 4 (18.18%) MPLS
9 4 (18.18%) VPN
9 4 (18.18%) ITIL
10 3 (13.64%) Linux
10 3 (13.64%) SQL
10 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
10 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
10 3 (13.64%) DNS
10 3 (13.64%) DHCP
10 3 (13.64%) VoIP
10 3 (13.64%) Internet
10 3 (13.64%) SAN
10 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
10 3 (13.64%) Italian Language
10 3 (13.64%) Problem Management

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 11 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) MPLS
2 4 (18.18%) VPN
3 3 (13.64%) DHCP
3 3 (13.64%) DNS
3 3 (13.64%) Internet
3 3 (13.64%) Network Security
3 3 (13.64%) SAN
3 3 (13.64%) Skype
3 3 (13.64%) VoIP
4 2 (9.09%) LAN
4 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.09%) WAN
5 1 (4.55%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Power BI
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (18.18%) German Language
2 3 (13.64%) French Language
2 3 (13.64%) Italian Language
3 2 (9.09%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) IT Support
3 5 (22.73%) IT Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Service Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Support Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Administrator
4 4 (18.18%) Network Administrator
5 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support
5 3 (13.64%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (9.09%) Deskside Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Technical Support
7 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) IT Graduate
7 1 (4.55%) Network Support
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Driving Licence
1 2 (9.09%) Fat Client
1 2 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) Windows 10
3 9 (40.91%) Windows 8
4 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (13.64%) Linux
8 2 (9.09%) Android
9 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
9 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
2 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Security
4 1 (4.55%) ITSM
4 1 (4.55%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) HNC
2 1 (4.55%) HND
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
2 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (13.64%) vSphere
3 2 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) WSUS
2 3 (13.64%) vCenter Server
3 2 (9.09%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Citrix
3 4 (18.18%) VMware
4 3 (13.64%) Wyse
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco
5 2 (9.09%) Dell
5 2 (9.09%) McAfee
6 1 (4.55%) Apple