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

Microsoft Windows 7
England > North West
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 155 172
Rank change year-on-year -19 +17 -45
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 205 265 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.74% 2.03% 1.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.98% 8.83% 7.95%
Number of salaries quoted 165 240 174
North West median annual salary £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.77% -3.64% +5.77%
10th Percentile £18,500 £19,425 £19,075
90th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £49,075
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 2,569 3,002 2,553
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.78% 23.03% 21.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2,061 2,463 2,128
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -21 124 £29,000 +5.45% 23
Cheshire -19 37 £24,250 +8.99% 6
Lancashire +14 21 £22,000 -2.22% 3
Merseyside +22 20 £30,000 +13.21% 2
Cumbria +3 3 £22,500 -6.25% 3
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 205 (100.00%) Windows
2 141 (68.78%) Active Directory
3 137 (66.83%) Windows 10
4 107 (52.20%) Microsoft
5 92 (44.88%) Windows Server
6 83 (40.49%) ITIL
7 79 (38.54%) Office 365
7 79 (38.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 71 (34.63%) VMware
9 64 (31.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 57 (27.80%) MS Exchange
11 53 (25.85%) Cisco
12 50 (24.39%) Microsoft Office
13 40 (19.51%) Citrix
14 34 (16.59%) Firewall
15 33 (16.10%) Windows 8
16 29 (14.15%) Exchange Server 2010
16 29 (14.15%) Finance
17 27 (13.17%) SLA
18 26 (12.68%) TCP/IP
18 26 (12.68%) DNS
18 26 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
19 25 (12.20%) Hyper-V
20 24 (11.71%) SCCM
21 22 (10.73%) Service Management
22 21 (10.24%) Microsoft Certification
23 20 (9.76%) DHCP
23 20 (9.76%) SharePoint
24 19 (9.27%) Law
25 18 (8.78%) LAN

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 57 (27.80%) MS Exchange
2 29 (14.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (9.76%) SharePoint
4 11 (5.37%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (3.41%) Confluence
6 4 (1.95%) WordPress
7 3 (1.46%) IIS
7 3 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 50 (24.39%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.46%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.49%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 79 (38.54%) Office 365
2 15 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.46%) IaaS
3 3 (1.46%) Mimecast
3 3 (1.46%) PaaS
3 3 (1.46%) SaaS
4 2 (0.98%) G Suite
4 2 (0.98%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.49%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 34 (16.59%) Firewall
2 26 (12.68%) DNS
2 26 (12.68%) TCP/IP
3 20 (9.76%) DHCP
4 18 (8.78%) LAN
5 14 (6.83%) WAN
6 13 (6.34%) SAN
7 12 (5.85%) VPN
8 11 (5.37%) Internet
9 9 (4.39%) VLAN
10 8 (3.90%) Network Security
11 6 (2.93%) VoIP
11 6 (2.93%) Wireless
12 5 (2.44%) SSH
12 5 (2.44%) SSL
12 5 (2.44%) Wireshark
12 5 (2.44%) WLAN
13 3 (1.46%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (1.46%) Skype
13 3 (1.46%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.95%) MS Access
3 4 (1.95%) MySQL
3 4 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.49%) Power BI
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (3.41%) JIRA
General
1 29 (14.15%) Finance
2 19 (9.27%) Law
3 6 (2.93%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.93%) Publishing
4 5 (2.44%) Legal
4 5 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.95%) Back Office
5 4 (1.95%) Marketing
6 3 (1.46%) Banking
6 3 (1.46%) Electronics
7 2 (0.98%) Advertising
7 2 (0.98%) French Language
7 2 (0.98%) German Language
7 2 (0.98%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.49%) Games
8 1 (0.49%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.49%) Local Government
8 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 76 (37.07%) Analyst
2 55 (26.83%) Service Analyst
3 43 (20.98%) Service Desk Analyst
4 36 (17.56%) IT Support
5 35 (17.07%) Support Analyst
6 33 (16.10%) Support Engineer
7 31 (15.12%) IT Analyst
8 20 (9.76%) IT Support Analyst
9 19 (9.27%) 1st Line Support
9 19 (9.27%) Desktop Support
10 17 (8.29%) 2nd Line Support
11 15 (7.32%) IT Engineer
12 14 (6.83%) Active Directory Support
13 13 (6.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 13 (6.34%) Exchange Support
13 13 (6.34%) Systems Engineer
14 12 (5.85%) 3rd Line Support
14 12 (5.85%) Active Directory Analyst
14 12 (5.85%) Active Directory Support Analyst
15 11 (5.37%) 1st Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.39%) .NET
2 1 (0.49%) HTML
2 1 (0.49%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.85%) iPhone
3 11 (5.37%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (4.39%) Blackberry
5 8 (3.90%) Data Centre
5 8 (3.90%) Driving Licence
5 8 (3.90%) Fat Client
5 8 (3.90%) Thin Client
6 7 (3.41%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.95%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.46%) iPad
9 2 (0.98%) CMDB
9 2 (0.98%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.98%) Renewable Energy
10 1 (0.49%) Fintech
10 1 (0.49%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 205 (100.00%) Windows
2 137 (66.83%) Windows 10
3 92 (44.88%) Windows Server
4 79 (38.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 64 (31.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (16.10%) Windows 8
7 15 (7.32%) Linux
8 7 (3.41%) Android
8 7 (3.41%) CentOS
8 7 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.95%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.46%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (40.49%) ITIL
2 22 (10.73%) Service Management
3 16 (7.80%) ITSM
4 15 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (6.83%) Case Management
6 12 (5.85%) Document Management
6 12 (5.85%) ITIL V3
7 11 (5.37%) DevOps
8 10 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 9 (4.39%) Incident Management
9 9 (4.39%) Migration
10 7 (3.41%) Mentoring
11 6 (2.93%) Asset Management
11 6 (2.93%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (2.93%) Problem Management
11 6 (2.93%) Ticket Management
12 5 (2.44%) Break/Fix
12 5 (2.44%) Facilities Management
12 5 (2.44%) Information Security
12 5 (2.44%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.29%) SQL
2 8 (3.90%) VB.NET
3 7 (3.41%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.95%) C
4 4 (1.95%) C#
4 4 (1.95%) VBA
5 1 (0.49%) C++
5 1 (0.49%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (10.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (8.29%) Degree
3 14 (6.83%) MCSA
4 13 (6.34%) ITIL Certification
5 12 (5.85%) MCP
6 8 (3.90%) MCSE
7 6 (2.93%) CCNA
7 6 (2.93%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (2.44%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.44%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (1.46%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.98%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.98%) MCITP
10 2 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.49%) CCNP
11 1 (0.49%) HNC
11 1 (0.49%) HND
11 1 (0.49%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (13.17%) SLA
2 4 (1.95%) GDPR
3 3 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.49%) HL7
System Software
1 141 (68.78%) Active Directory
2 26 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (12.20%) Hyper-V
4 16 (7.80%) vSphere
5 13 (6.34%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.93%) Terminal Server
6 6 (2.93%) XenApp
7 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.49%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (11.71%) SCCM
2 13 (6.34%) WSUS
3 3 (1.46%) SCOM
3 3 (1.46%) SCOrch
3 3 (1.46%) vCenter Server
4 2 (0.98%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.49%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.49%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.49%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 107 (52.20%) Microsoft
2 71 (34.63%) VMware
3 53 (25.85%) Cisco
4 40 (19.51%) Citrix
5 13 (6.34%) Avaya
6 10 (4.88%) HP
6 10 (4.88%) Sony
7 9 (4.39%) ServiceNow
8 7 (3.41%) Atlassian
8 7 (3.41%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.93%) Apple
9 6 (2.93%) McAfee
9 6 (2.93%) Meraki
10 5 (2.44%) NetApp
11 4 (1.95%) Dell
11 4 (1.95%) Oracle
11 4 (1.95%) SAP
12 3 (1.46%) Sophos
12 3 (1.46%) Veeam
12 3 (1.46%) Wyse