Period
to 26 May 2020

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 26 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
England > North West
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 176 172 217
Rank change year-on-year -4 +45 -44
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 83 188 166
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 1.31% 1.86% 1.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.47% 8.72% 6.10%
Number of salaries quoted 61 156 144
Median annual salary £30,000 £27,750 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% +0.91% +3.77%
10th Percentile £19,250 £20,500 £19,000
90th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £39,500
England median annual salary £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 1,282 2,156 2,722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.18% 21.34% 22.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,028 1,640 2,157
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,863 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows 7 in the North West over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

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 26 May 2020. 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 +6 31 £28,500 +3.64% 2
Merseyside +31 24 £27,000 -10.74%
Lancashire +44 12 £26,000 -7.14% 1
Cheshire -14 10 £37,500 +17.19%
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, 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 83 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (78.31%) Windows 10
3 58 (69.88%) Active Directory
4 52 (62.65%) Microsoft
5 48 (57.83%) Office 365
6 38 (45.78%) ITIL
7 35 (42.17%) Windows Server
8 30 (36.14%) Microsoft Office
9 25 (30.12%) MS Exchange
10 24 (28.92%) Problem-Solving
11 23 (27.71%) VMware
12 22 (26.51%) Citrix
13 18 (21.69%) DNS
14 16 (19.28%) DHCP
15 15 (18.07%) TCP/IP
15 15 (18.07%) WAN
15 15 (18.07%) Windows 8
16 14 (16.87%) Windows Server 2008
16 14 (16.87%) LAN
17 13 (15.66%) SharePoint
17 13 (15.66%) SLA
17 13 (15.66%) XenApp
17 13 (15.66%) Azure
17 13 (15.66%) vSphere
17 13 (15.66%) Windows Server 2016
18 12 (14.46%) Hyper-V
18 12 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
18 12 (14.46%) Change Management
19 11 (13.25%) Firewall
19 11 (13.25%) ITSM

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 25 (30.12%) MS Exchange
2 13 (15.66%) SharePoint
3 9 (10.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (6.02%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (6.02%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 30 (36.14%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.61%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.20%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 48 (57.83%) Office 365
2 13 (15.66%) Azure
3 3 (3.61%) AWS
3 3 (3.61%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.20%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.69%) DNS
2 16 (19.28%) DHCP
3 15 (18.07%) TCP/IP
3 15 (18.07%) WAN
4 14 (16.87%) LAN
5 11 (13.25%) Firewall
6 10 (12.05%) SAN
7 8 (9.64%) NetScaler
8 7 (8.43%) Remote Desktop
9 6 (7.23%) DSL
9 6 (7.23%) MPLS
10 5 (6.02%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (6.02%) Internet
10 5 (6.02%) VLAN
11 4 (4.82%) tcpdump
11 4 (4.82%) Wireshark
12 3 (3.61%) Ethernet
12 3 (3.61%) Skype
12 3 (3.61%) SSL
13 2 (2.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.20%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.20%) Big Data
2 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (3.61%) JIRA
2 2 (2.41%) MSI
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle APEX
General
1 9 (10.84%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.61%) Law
4 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.20%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.20%) Legal
4 1 (1.20%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.20%) Publishing
4 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (24.10%) Analyst
2 13 (15.66%) IT Support
3 12 (14.46%) Support Engineer
4 11 (13.25%) Citrix Engineer
5 10 (12.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (9.64%) IT Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) Field Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) IT Support Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) Service Analyst
7 7 (8.43%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (8.43%) Support Analyst
8 6 (7.23%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (7.23%) Systems Support
9 5 (6.02%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (6.02%) IT Technician
9 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) Server Engineer
10 4 (4.82%) IT Analyst
10 4 (4.82%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (6.02%) EMC VNX
2 5 (6.02%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.82%) Fat Client
3 4 (4.82%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.61%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.61%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.61%) PKI
5 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.20%) iPhone
6 1 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 83 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (78.31%) Windows 10
3 35 (42.17%) Windows Server
4 15 (18.07%) Windows 8
5 14 (16.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (15.66%) Windows Server 2016
7 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (7.23%) Linux
9 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2019
10 3 (3.61%) Unix
11 2 (2.41%) Android
11 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.20%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (45.78%) ITIL
2 24 (28.92%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (14.46%) Change Management
4 11 (13.25%) ITSM
5 9 (10.84%) Mentoring
6 8 (9.64%) Proactive Monitoring
7 6 (7.23%) Incident Management
8 5 (6.02%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (6.02%) Information Security
8 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 5 (6.02%) Mathematics
8 5 (6.02%) Problem Management
8 5 (6.02%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.82%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (3.61%) Break/Fix
10 3 (3.61%) Decision-Making
10 3 (3.61%) Email Filtering
10 3 (3.61%) Facilities Management
10 3 (3.61%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (3.61%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.43%) SQL
2 4 (4.82%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.61%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (7.23%) A+ Certification
2 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.82%) Degree
4 3 (3.61%) DBS Check
4 3 (3.61%) MCSA
4 3 (3.61%) MCSE
4 3 (3.61%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.41%) MCP
6 1 (1.20%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.20%) CCNA
6 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.66%) SLA
2 6 (7.23%) GDPR
2 6 (7.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 58 (69.88%) Active Directory
2 13 (15.66%) vSphere
2 13 (15.66%) XenApp
3 12 (14.46%) Hyper-V
3 12 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (12.05%) XenDesktop
5 8 (9.64%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 5 (6.02%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (4.82%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.20%) BitLocker
9 1 (1.20%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 10 (12.05%) SCCM
2 8 (9.64%) XenMobile
3 3 (3.61%) Icinga
3 3 (3.61%) Jamf Pro
3 3 (3.61%) Kibana
3 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (3.61%) MobiControl
3 3 (3.61%) Nagios
4 2 (2.41%) DameWare
5 1 (1.20%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.20%) OpenView
5 1 (1.20%) OVSD
Vendors
1 52 (62.65%) Microsoft
2 23 (27.71%) VMware
3 22 (26.51%) Citrix
4 11 (13.25%) Apple
4 11 (13.25%) Cisco
5 8 (9.64%) Actuate
6 7 (8.43%) Samsung
7 6 (7.23%) EMC
7 6 (7.23%) IBM
8 5 (6.02%) Hitachi
8 5 (6.02%) Palo Alto
8 5 (6.02%) SAP
9 4 (4.82%) Remedy
9 4 (4.82%) ServiceNow
10 3 (3.61%) New Relic
10 3 (3.61%) Splunk
10 3 (3.61%) Wonderware
10 3 (3.61%) Wyse
11 2 (2.41%) Forcepoint
11 2 (2.41%) Polycom