Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 61 76
Rank change year-on-year +13 +15 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 24 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.37% 1.95% 0.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.58% 11.76% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 23 12 5
Lancashire median annual salary £21,000 £22,500 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +18.42% -15.56%
10th Percentile £18,000 £16,975 £14,400
90th Percentile £29,250 £38,625 £22,250
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 Lancashire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 154 136 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 21.63% 16.57% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 131 104 131
Lancashire median annual salary £31,000 £34,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.14% -1.43% +16.67%
10th Percentile £18,500 £20,125 £21,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £45,000 £43,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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
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 19 January 2019. 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
Blackburn +7 12 £19,500 -11.36%
Preston +10 4 £19,000 -45.71% 1
Blackpool - 4 £28,750 -
Rossendale - 3 £28,500 -
Windows 7
North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (95.83%) Microsoft
3 22 (91.67%) Active Directory
4 18 (75.00%) MS Exchange
5 17 (70.83%) Windows 10
6 14 (58.33%) Firewall
7 12 (50.00%) Windows 8
8 9 (37.50%) Hyper-V
9 8 (33.33%) MPLS
10 7 (29.17%) VPN
10 7 (29.17%) French Language
10 7 (29.17%) German Language
10 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
11 6 (25.00%) Power BI
11 6 (25.00%) Skype
11 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (25.00%) VoIP
11 6 (25.00%) Linux
11 6 (25.00%) SQL
12 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Office
12 5 (20.83%) Degree
13 4 (16.67%) WSUS
13 4 (16.67%) Dutch Language
13 4 (16.67%) Problem Management
13 4 (16.67%) Android
13 4 (16.67%) ITIL
13 4 (16.67%) WAN
13 4 (16.67%) LAN
13 4 (16.67%) Wyse

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 18 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Office 365
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) Firewall
2 8 (33.33%) MPLS
3 7 (29.17%) VPN
4 6 (25.00%) Skype
4 6 (25.00%) VoIP
5 4 (16.67%) LAN
5 4 (16.67%) WAN
6 3 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (8.33%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Power BI
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (29.17%) French Language
1 7 (29.17%) German Language
2 4 (16.67%) Dutch Language
3 3 (12.50%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) IT Support
2 8 (33.33%) Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (16.67%) IT Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 3 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Graduate
5 3 (12.50%) IT Graduate
6 2 (8.33%) Service Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Network Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Driving Licence
1 3 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 3 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (70.83%) Windows 10
3 12 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
4 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (25.00%) Linux
6 4 (16.67%) Android
7 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
8 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) ITIL
1 4 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
2 3 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Security
4 1 (4.17%) Document Management
4 1 (4.17%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) MCITP
2 3 (12.50%) MCSE
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 22 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) WSUS
2 3 (12.50%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 23 (95.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Cisco
2 4 (16.67%) Citrix
2 4 (16.67%) McAfee
2 4 (16.67%) Wyse
3 3 (12.50%) Dell
3 3 (12.50%) HP
3 3 (12.50%) NETGEAR
3 3 (12.50%) SonicWALL
3 3 (12.50%) Veeam
3 3 (12.50%) WatchGuard
4 1 (4.17%) Apple
4 1 (4.17%) VMware