Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
England > North West
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 163 114
Rank change year-on-year -41 -49 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 165 237 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.35% 1.92% 2.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.08% 8.59% 10.58%
Number of salaries quoted 141 210 221
North West median annual salary £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% -7.41%
10th Percentile £19,000 £19,750 £19,250
90th Percentile £39,500 £43,875 £46,250
England median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

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 the North West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2,712 2,759 2,561
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.17% 22.30% 23.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,149 2,277 2,114
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +1.35%
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,250 £21,825
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,450
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.24% +4.59%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in the North West

Windows 7
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Windows 7 in the North West

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in the North West over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows 7 in the North West

Windows 7
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the North West region over the 6 months to 24 May 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
Manchester -52 84 £30,250 +18.63% 17
Cheshire -36 41 £24,250 -3.00% 9
Lancashire +5 19 £23,500 +6.82% 4
Merseyside 0 11 £28,000 - 5
Cumbria -3 10 £22,500 -15.09%
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 North West region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 165 (100.00%) Windows
2 117 (70.91%) Active Directory
3 110 (66.67%) Windows 10
4 94 (56.97%) Microsoft
5 81 (49.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 78 (47.27%) Windows Server
7 68 (41.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 64 (38.79%) Microsoft Office
9 62 (37.58%) Office 365
10 58 (35.15%) VMware
11 55 (33.33%) ITIL
12 44 (26.67%) MS Exchange
13 42 (25.45%) Citrix
14 34 (20.61%) Hyper-V
15 33 (20.00%) Cisco
16 30 (18.18%) Finance
17 29 (17.58%) DNS
18 28 (16.97%) Firewall
19 25 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
20 24 (14.55%) DHCP
20 24 (14.55%) Microsoft Certification
20 24 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2010
21 22 (13.33%) SLA
21 22 (13.33%) TCP/IP
22 21 (12.73%) SQL Server
23 20 (12.12%) MCP
23 20 (12.12%) SAN
23 20 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
23 20 (12.12%) Windows 8
24 19 (11.52%) MCSA

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 44 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 24 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (6.06%) Skype for Business
5 7 (4.24%) WordPress
6 4 (2.42%) Confluence
7 3 (1.82%) IIS
7 3 (1.82%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.21%) Apache
9 1 (0.61%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.61%) JBoss
9 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 64 (38.79%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.82%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 62 (37.58%) Office 365
2 14 (8.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.82%) IaaS
3 3 (1.82%) Mimecast
3 3 (1.82%) PaaS
3 3 (1.82%) SaaS
4 2 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.21%) G Suite
5 1 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.61%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 29 (17.58%) DNS
2 28 (16.97%) Firewall
3 24 (14.55%) DHCP
4 22 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 20 (12.12%) SAN
6 18 (10.91%) LAN
7 16 (9.70%) Internet
7 16 (9.70%) WAN
8 13 (7.88%) VoIP
9 11 (6.67%) Network Security
10 9 (5.45%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (4.85%) SMTP
11 8 (4.85%) VPN
12 6 (3.64%) Skype
13 5 (3.03%) VLAN
14 4 (2.42%) SSL
15 3 (1.82%) HTTP
15 3 (1.82%) NAS
15 3 (1.82%) Remote Desktop
15 3 (1.82%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (5.45%) MS Access
3 9 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.42%) MySQL
5 1 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (3.64%) JIRA
2 3 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 30 (18.18%) Finance
2 7 (4.24%) German Language
2 7 (4.24%) Law
3 5 (3.03%) Banking
3 5 (3.03%) Retail
4 4 (2.42%) Games
4 4 (2.42%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.82%) French Language
5 3 (1.82%) Local Government
6 2 (1.21%) Dutch Language
6 2 (1.21%) Legal
7 1 (0.61%) Marketing
7 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (26.67%) Analyst
2 41 (24.85%) Support Engineer
3 33 (20.00%) Service Analyst
4 24 (14.55%) IT Support
4 24 (14.55%) Service Desk Analyst
5 18 (10.91%) Desktop Support
5 18 (10.91%) Support Analyst
6 17 (10.30%) 2nd Line Support
6 17 (10.30%) IT Analyst
7 15 (9.09%) IT Engineer
8 14 (8.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 12 (7.27%) IT Support Engineer
9 12 (7.27%) Technical Support
10 11 (6.67%) Active Directory Analyst
10 11 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
11 10 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
11 10 (6.06%) Exchange Support
12 9 (5.45%) Active Directory Support
12 9 (5.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 9 (5.45%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.82%) HTML
2 2 (1.21%) CSS
2 2 (1.21%) jQuery
2 2 (1.21%) ODBC
3 1 (0.61%) COM
3 1 (0.61%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.24%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.24%) Driving Licence
3 6 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.42%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.42%) Fat Client
5 4 (2.42%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.82%) iPad
7 2 (1.21%) FMCG
7 2 (1.21%) iPhone
8 1 (0.61%) CMDB
8 1 (0.61%) Fintech
8 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Licensing
8 1 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.61%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 165 (100.00%) Windows
2 110 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 81 (49.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 78 (47.27%) Windows Server
5 68 (41.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (12.12%) Windows 8
7 14 (8.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (6.67%) Linux
8 11 (6.67%) Windows XP
9 7 (4.24%) Mac OS X
10 5 (3.03%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.42%) CentOS
11 4 (2.42%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (1.82%) Android
12 3 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.82%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (1.21%) Solaris
13 2 (1.21%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.61%) AIX
14 1 (0.61%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (33.33%) ITIL
2 17 (10.30%) Service Management
3 15 (9.09%) ITIL V3
4 13 (7.88%) Service Delivery
5 12 (7.27%) Incident Management
6 11 (6.67%) ITSM
7 9 (5.45%) Case Management
8 8 (4.85%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (4.24%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (4.24%) Mentoring
10 6 (3.64%) Time Management
11 5 (3.03%) Business Continuity
11 5 (3.03%) Collaborative Working
11 5 (3.03%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (3.03%) Project Management
12 4 (2.42%) Customer Engagement
12 4 (2.42%) Customer-Centricity
12 4 (2.42%) DevOps
12 4 (2.42%) Information Security
12 4 (2.42%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.88%) SQL
2 9 (5.45%) VBA
3 7 (4.24%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.82%) C
5 2 (1.21%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.21%) VB
5 2 (1.21%) VBScript
6 1 (0.61%) Java
6 1 (0.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (14.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (12.12%) MCP
3 19 (11.52%) MCSA
4 16 (9.70%) Degree
4 16 (9.70%) Security Cleared
5 15 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 10 (6.06%) MCSE
7 7 (4.24%) MOS
8 6 (3.64%) MCITP
9 5 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.82%) CCNA
10 3 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (1.82%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.61%) HNC
11 1 (0.61%) HND
11 1 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.33%) SLA
2 6 (3.64%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.42%) GDPR
4 3 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.21%) PMO
System Software
1 117 (70.91%) Active Directory
2 34 (20.61%) Hyper-V
3 25 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (5.45%) vSphere
5 8 (4.85%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (4.24%) XenApp
7 2 (1.21%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.21%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.61%) Firmware
8 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.61%) NFS
8 1 (0.61%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (9.70%) SCCM
2 9 (5.45%) WSUS
3 5 (3.03%) vCenter Server
4 4 (2.42%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.61%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.61%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 94 (56.97%) Microsoft
2 58 (35.15%) VMware
3 42 (25.45%) Citrix
4 33 (20.00%) Cisco
5 15 (9.09%) HP
6 9 (5.45%) Avaya
7 7 (4.24%) Apple
8 4 (2.42%) Atlassian
8 4 (2.42%) Dell
8 4 (2.42%) EMC
8 4 (2.42%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.82%) Adobe
9 3 (1.82%) Capita
9 3 (1.82%) iManage
9 3 (1.82%) Ivanti
9 3 (1.82%) Meraki
9 3 (1.82%) NetApp
9 3 (1.82%) Sophos
9 3 (1.82%) Veeam
10 2 (1.21%) Oracle