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 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 47 46
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 11 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.66% 2.00% 2.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.33% 12.31% 9.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 6
Median salary £22,000 £26,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% -13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £17,300 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,100 £32,500
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 Lancashire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 60 65 106
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 14.49% 16.25% 23.40%
Number of salaries quoted 56 48 89
Median salary £32,500 £31,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.83% -11.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £47,200
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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 3 months to 29 April 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
Blackburn +7 6 £19,500 -25.00%
Burnley - 4 £32,500 -
Chorley +2 1 £19,000 -52.50%
Windows 7
North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
3 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
4 7 (50.00%) Internet
5 6 (42.86%) Citrix
6 5 (35.71%) ITIL
6 5 (35.71%) VMware
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (28.57%) Mac OS
7 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 4 (28.57%) IIS
7 4 (28.57%) Linux
7 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
7 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
8 3 (21.43%) Windows NT
8 3 (21.43%) Mac OS X
8 3 (21.43%) Apple
8 3 (21.43%) Terminal Services
8 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
9 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
9 2 (14.29%) iPad
9 2 (14.29%) iPhone
10 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
10 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
10 1 (7.14%) LAN
10 1 (7.14%) WAN

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 (28.57%) IIS
1 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
1 9 (64.29%) Service Analyst
1 9 (64.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Field Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Field Service Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 2 (14.29%) iPad
1 2 (14.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Mac OS
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (21.43%) Mac OS X
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
4 3 (21.43%) Windows NT
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Citrix
3 5 (35.71%) VMware
4 3 (21.43%) Apple