Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
England > North West
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 165 160
Rank change year-on-year -39 -5 -39
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 163 248 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.31% 1.89% 1.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.25% 8.34% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 135 226 180
North West median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.77% -5.45%
10th Percentile £19,750 £20,000 £18,975
90th Percentile £38,750 £43,750 £45,275
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 2,606 2,974 2,536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.95% 22.67% 21.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2,076 2,439 2,101
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £22,250 £23,250 £22,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 19 July 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 19 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
Manchester -45 82 £29,500 +7.27% 21
Cheshire -15 40 £27,500 +2.80% 7
Lancashire +1 18 £23,500 +3.30% 3
Merseyside +9 13 £28,000 +2.75% 7
Cumbria -2 10 £23,750 -5.00% 1
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 North West region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 163 (100.00%) Windows
2 118 (72.39%) Active Directory
3 105 (64.42%) Windows 10
4 92 (56.44%) Microsoft
5 69 (42.33%) Windows Server
6 63 (38.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 61 (37.42%) Microsoft Office
8 60 (36.81%) Office 365
9 57 (34.97%) VMware
10 56 (34.36%) ITIL
11 55 (33.74%) Windows Server 2008
12 41 (25.15%) Citrix
13 40 (24.54%) MS Exchange
14 36 (22.09%) Cisco
15 29 (17.79%) Finance
16 28 (17.18%) Hyper-V
17 24 (14.72%) VMware Infrastructure
17 24 (14.72%) Firewall
18 23 (14.11%) Windows 8
19 21 (12.88%) TCP/IP
19 21 (12.88%) DNS
20 20 (12.27%) LAN
21 18 (11.04%) DHCP
21 18 (11.04%) SLA
21 18 (11.04%) Microsoft Certification
21 18 (11.04%) SAN
21 18 (11.04%) Degree
22 17 (10.43%) SCCM
22 17 (10.43%) WAN
22 17 (10.43%) SQL Server

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 40 (24.54%) MS Exchange
2 16 (9.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (8.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (5.52%) Skype for Business
5 6 (3.68%) WordPress
6 5 (3.07%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.45%) Confluence
8 1 (0.61%) IIS
Applications
1 61 (37.42%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.84%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 60 (36.81%) Office 365
2 12 (7.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.84%) IaaS
3 3 (1.84%) Mimecast
3 3 (1.84%) PaaS
3 3 (1.84%) SaaS
4 2 (1.23%) G Suite
4 2 (1.23%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 24 (14.72%) Firewall
2 21 (12.88%) DNS
2 21 (12.88%) TCP/IP
3 20 (12.27%) LAN
4 18 (11.04%) DHCP
4 18 (11.04%) SAN
5 17 (10.43%) WAN
6 15 (9.20%) Internet
7 10 (6.13%) VLAN
7 10 (6.13%) VoIP
8 9 (5.52%) Network Security
9 8 (4.91%) VPN
10 7 (4.29%) Skype
11 6 (3.68%) SMTP
11 6 (3.68%) SSL
11 6 (3.68%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (3.07%) SSH
12 5 (3.07%) Wireshark
13 4 (2.45%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (2.45%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.68%) MS Access
2 6 (3.68%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (3.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.45%) JIRA
2 3 (1.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 29 (17.79%) Finance
2 12 (7.36%) Law
3 5 (3.07%) Banking
3 5 (3.07%) Legal
4 4 (2.45%) Retail
4 4 (2.45%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.84%) French Language
5 3 (1.84%) German Language
5 3 (1.84%) Local Government
6 2 (1.23%) Advertising
6 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Marketing
7 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (29.45%) Analyst
2 36 (22.09%) Support Engineer
3 35 (21.47%) Service Analyst
4 25 (15.34%) IT Support
5 24 (14.72%) Service Desk Analyst
6 23 (14.11%) IT Analyst
6 23 (14.11%) Support Analyst
7 21 (12.88%) Desktop Support
8 17 (10.43%) 2nd Line Support
9 14 (8.59%) IT Engineer
10 13 (7.98%) IT Support Analyst
11 12 (7.36%) Active Directory Support
11 12 (7.36%) Technical Support
12 11 (6.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 11 (6.75%) Active Directory Analyst
12 11 (6.75%) Active Directory Support Analyst
12 11 (6.75%) Desktop Engineer
12 11 (6.75%) Exchange Support
13 9 (5.52%) 1st Line Support
13 9 (5.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.61%) COM
1 1 (0.61%) HTML
1 1 (0.61%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.91%) Data Centre
1 8 (4.91%) Driving Licence
2 7 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.68%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.68%) Fat Client
3 6 (3.68%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (3.68%) Thin Client
4 5 (3.07%) iPad
5 4 (2.45%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.84%) iPhone
6 3 (1.84%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.23%) FMCG
8 1 (0.61%) Fintech
8 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Licensing
8 1 (0.61%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 163 (100.00%) Windows
2 105 (64.42%) Windows 10
3 69 (42.33%) Windows Server
4 63 (38.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (33.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (14.11%) Windows 8
7 9 (5.52%) Linux
7 9 (5.52%) Windows XP
8 8 (4.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (3.07%) Android
10 4 (2.45%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.84%) CentOS
11 3 (1.84%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.84%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (34.36%) ITIL
2 16 (9.82%) Service Management
3 15 (9.20%) ITIL V3
4 11 (6.75%) ITSM
5 10 (6.13%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (6.13%) Service Delivery
6 9 (5.52%) Case Management
7 8 (4.91%) Incident Management
8 6 (3.68%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (3.68%) Mentoring
8 6 (3.68%) Time Management
9 5 (3.07%) Asset Management
9 5 (3.07%) Collaborative Working
9 5 (3.07%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (3.07%) Facilities Management
9 5 (3.07%) Information Security
9 5 (3.07%) Migration
9 5 (3.07%) Project Management
10 4 (2.45%) Customer Engagement
10 4 (2.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.75%) SQL
2 7 (4.29%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.68%) VBA
4 3 (1.84%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (11.04%) Degree
1 18 (11.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (9.20%) MCSA
3 14 (8.59%) MCP
4 13 (7.98%) Security Cleared
5 12 (7.36%) SC Cleared
6 10 (6.13%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (3.68%) MCSE
8 3 (1.84%) CCNA
8 3 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.84%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (1.84%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.84%) MOS
9 2 (1.23%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.61%) HNC
10 1 (0.61%) HND
10 1 (0.61%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.04%) SLA
2 4 (2.45%) GDPR
3 3 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.84%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.23%) PMO
System Software
1 118 (72.39%) Active Directory
2 28 (17.18%) Hyper-V
3 24 (14.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.29%) XenApp
5 6 (3.68%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (3.68%) vSphere
6 3 (1.84%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.23%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.61%) Firmware
8 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.61%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (10.43%) SCCM
2 8 (4.91%) WSUS
3 3 (1.84%) MIMEsweeper
3 3 (1.84%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.61%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 92 (56.44%) Microsoft
2 57 (34.97%) VMware
3 41 (25.15%) Citrix
4 36 (22.09%) Cisco
5 14 (8.59%) HP
6 11 (6.75%) Avaya
7 6 (3.68%) Apple
8 5 (3.07%) EMC
8 5 (3.07%) Meraki
9 4 (2.45%) Atlassian
9 4 (2.45%) Oracle
9 4 (2.45%) Sophos
10 3 (1.84%) Adobe
10 3 (1.84%) Dell
10 3 (1.84%) iManage
10 3 (1.84%) NetApp
10 3 (1.84%) Nimble Storage
10 3 (1.84%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.84%) Sony
10 3 (1.84%) Veeam