Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 76 64
Rank change year-on-year -3 -12 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 12 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.30% 1.56% 2.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.33% 9.21% 10.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 14
Lancashire median annual salary £23,000 £21,750 £23,956
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.75% -9.21% -12.89%
10th Percentile £21,000 £16,500 £21,744
90th Percentile £30,250 £33,750 £42,500
North West median annual salary £27,500 £25,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% -7.41%

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 144 152 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 15.57% 16.91% 19.86%
Number of salaries quoted 125 130 111
Lancashire median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +4.84% -3.13%
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,650 £21,744
90th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £43,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Lancashire over the 6 months to 23 April 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 23 April 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 +9 4 £28,500 +32.56% 2
Blackburn -11 4 £23,000 +35.29%
Blackpool - 2 £23,000 -
Burnley +7 1 £27,000 -16.92%
Windows 7
North West

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 10
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) Citrix
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) Local Government
5 3 (25.00%) XenApp
5 3 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (16.67%) PMO
6 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (16.67%) Banking
6 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (16.67%) LAN
6 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 2 (16.67%) Network Security
6 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
6 2 (16.67%) Legal
7 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
7 1 (8.33%) Mitel

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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) Network Security
2 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Local Government
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Desktop Support
1 5 (41.67%) Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 3 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Support Technician
4 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Technician
4 2 (16.67%) Desktop Technician
4 2 (16.67%) IT Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) IT Support
4 2 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) CMDB
1 1 (8.33%) iPad
1 1 (8.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 10
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (16.67%) Project Management
1 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Security
2 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (8.33%) DevOps
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) PMO
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) XenApp
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) Firmware
4 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) vCenter Server
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Apple
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Mitel