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

Microsoft Windows 7
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 71 66
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 18 22 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.06% 2.55% 2.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.69% 15.49% 14.60%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 21
Lancashire median annual salary £23,500 £22,750 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.30% -15.74% -6.09%
10th Percentile £21,075 £16,700 £13,000
90th Percentile £34,625 £38,750 £42,500
North West median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% -5.45%

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 154 142 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 17.62% 16.44% 17.00%
Number of salaries quoted 120 128 95
Lancashire median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10th Percentile £21,225 £18,500 £20,750
90th Percentile £45,800 £43,750 £46,000
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 July 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 July 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 +12 6 £24,875 -7.01% 4
Blackburn -6 4 £23,000 +4.55% 1
Chorley -8 3 £35,000 +84.21%
Blackpool +3 2 £23,000 -15.60%
Burnley +9 1 £27,000 -16.92%
Newton-le-Willows - 1 £23,500 -
Windows 7
North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Windows 10
3 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
4 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 11 (61.11%) Windows Server
6 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (38.89%) Citrix
9 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
9 6 (33.33%) VMware
10 4 (22.22%) Finance
10 4 (22.22%) Network Security
11 3 (16.67%) Local Government
11 3 (16.67%) WSUS
11 3 (16.67%) XenApp
11 3 (16.67%) vSphere
11 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity
11 3 (16.67%) Internet
11 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (16.67%) Firewall
11 3 (16.67%) SAN
11 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
11 3 (16.67%) DHCP
11 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
11 3 (16.67%) DNS
11 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
11 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity

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 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Network Security
2 3 (16.67%) DHCP
2 3 (16.67%) DNS
2 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) Internet
2 3 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (16.67%) SAN
2 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.11%) LAN
3 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.56%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (5.56%) VoIP
4 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Local Government
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Desktop Support
2 6 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (22.22%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Service Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 3 (16.67%) Administrator
5 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Network Administrator
5 3 (16.67%) Support Technician
6 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 2 (11.11%) Deskside Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support Technician
6 2 (11.11%) Desktop Technician
6 2 (11.11%) IT Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) IT Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) IT Support
6 2 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) iPad
2 1 (5.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Windows 10
3 11 (61.11%) Windows Server
4 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
7 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
8 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity
1 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 2 (11.11%) Project Management
2 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Security
3 1 (5.56%) DevOps
3 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) ITSM
3 1 (5.56%) Patch Management
3 1 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) HNC
1 1 (5.56%) HND
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) PMO
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (16.67%) vSphere
2 3 (16.67%) XenApp
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) Firmware
4 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) vCenter Server
1 3 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Citrix
3 6 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Apple
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Mitel