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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
England / North West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 112 95
Rank change year-on-year -20 -17  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 124 133 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.01% 2.31% 2.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.29% 10.04% 11.18%
Number of salaries quoted 111 107 136
Median salary £25,500 £24,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -12.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,300 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year - +3.77%  

Windows 7 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1335 1325 1610
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 21.69% 22.98% 24.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1081 1102 1358
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -18 86 £25,000 -9.09% 17
Cheshire -14 17 £30,000 +34.83% 5
Lancashire +6 12 £22,000 -12.00% 1
Merseyside +1 9 £28,000 -8.19% 2
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 288 (100.00%) Windows
2 192 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 169 (58.68%) Active Directory
4 113 (39.24%) MS Office
5 105 (36.46%) Windows Server
6 101 (35.07%) Windows 10
7 99 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 95 (32.99%) MS Exchange
9 87 (30.21%) MS Excel
10 86 (29.86%) ITIL
11 79 (27.43%) Windows 8
12 74 (25.69%) Windows Server 2012
13 72 (25.00%) Citrix
14 58 (20.14%) Office 365
15 52 (18.06%) VMware
16 43 (14.93%) DNS
17 42 (14.58%) SharePoint
18 41 (14.24%) TCP/IP
18 41 (14.24%) Microsoft Certification
19 40 (13.89%) Hyper-V
20 39 (13.54%) Exchange Server 2010
21 37 (12.85%) Cisco
21 37 (12.85%) Windows Server 2003
21 37 (12.85%) Service Management
22 36 (12.50%) DHCP
23 35 (12.15%) SCCM
24 31 (10.76%) VMware Infrastructure
25 29 (10.07%) Finance
25 29 (10.07%) VPN
25 29 (10.07%) 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 95 (32.99%) MS Exchange
2 42 (14.58%) SharePoint
3 39 (13.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (6.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (5.90%) Skype for Business
6 8 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (2.43%) IIS
8 6 (2.08%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.04%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.04%) Site Server
11 1 (0.35%) Zimbra
Applications
1 113 (39.24%) MS Office
2 87 (30.21%) MS Excel
3 17 (5.90%) Acrobat
3 17 (5.90%) Camtasia
3 17 (5.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (5.90%) Snagit
4 1 (0.35%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 13 (4.51%) SAP ERP
2 3 (1.04%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.69%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.35%) BPCS
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 58 (20.14%) Office 365
2 6 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.04%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 43 (14.93%) DNS
2 41 (14.24%) TCP/IP
3 36 (12.50%) DHCP
4 29 (10.07%) LAN
4 29 (10.07%) VPN
5 28 (9.72%) WAN
6 24 (8.33%) Firewall
7 23 (7.99%) VoIP
8 17 (5.90%) Skype
9 15 (5.21%) Remote Desktop
10 14 (4.86%) Internet
11 13 (4.51%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (3.13%) VLAN
13 7 (2.43%) SAN
13 7 (2.43%) WLAN
14 6 (2.08%) Bluetooth
14 6 (2.08%) DVB
14 6 (2.08%) GPRS
14 6 (2.08%) GSM
14 6 (2.08%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (2.08%) Ant
1 6 (2.08%) JUnit
2 3 (1.04%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (10.07%) Finance
2 26 (9.03%) German Language
3 19 (6.60%) French Language
4 13 (4.51%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.78%) Automotive
5 8 (2.78%) Marketing
6 7 (2.43%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.08%) Multimedia
7 6 (2.08%) Retail
8 5 (1.74%) Banking
9 3 (1.04%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.69%) Advertising
10 2 (0.69%) Games
10 2 (0.69%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.35%) Law
11 1 (0.35%) Legal
11 1 (0.35%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (25.69%) Analyst
2 62 (21.53%) 2nd Line Support
3 46 (15.97%) Support Engineer
4 43 (14.93%) IT Support
5 37 (12.85%) 1st Line Support
6 34 (11.81%) Support Analyst
7 33 (11.46%) Service Analyst
7 33 (11.46%) Trainer
8 31 (10.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 30 (10.42%) IT Analyst
10 28 (9.72%) IT Trainer
11 26 (9.03%) Help Desk Support
11 26 (9.03%) Service Desk Analyst
11 26 (9.03%) Support Technician
12 24 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 21 (7.29%) IT Support Analyst
14 17 (5.90%) 2nd Line Support Technician
15 16 (5.56%) First Line Help Desk Support
15 16 (5.56%) IT Engineer
16 14 (4.86%) ERP Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.08%) BREW
1 6 (2.08%) Flash
1 6 (2.08%) J2EE
1 6 (2.08%) J2ME
1 6 (2.08%) Middleware
1 6 (2.08%) OpenAL
1 6 (2.08%) OpenCL
1 6 (2.08%) OpenGL
1 6 (2.08%) Qt
1 6 (2.08%) Series 60
1 6 (2.08%) SVG
1 6 (2.08%) UIQ
2 5 (1.74%) XML
3 4 (1.39%) Web Services
4 3 (1.04%) .NET
5 2 (0.69%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.69%) CSS
6 1 (0.35%) COM
6 1 (0.35%) DOM
6 1 (0.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.60%) CMDB
2 15 (5.21%) iPhone
3 13 (4.51%) FMCG
4 12 (4.17%) iPad
5 9 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.78%) Driving Licence
7 6 (2.08%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.08%) Device Driver
7 6 (2.08%) Fat Client
7 6 (2.08%) MPEG
7 6 (2.08%) Smartphone
7 6 (2.08%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.74%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.04%) e-Learning
9 3 (1.04%) Life Science
9 3 (1.04%) RSA SecurID
10 2 (0.69%) Biotechnology
10 2 (0.69%) CCTV
10 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 288 (100.00%) Windows
2 105 (36.46%) Windows Server
3 101 (35.07%) Windows 10
4 99 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 79 (27.43%) Windows 8
6 74 (25.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 37 (12.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (8.33%) Windows XP
9 15 (5.21%) Linux
10 12 (4.17%) Android
10 12 (4.17%) Mac OS X
10 12 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
11 6 (2.08%) Embedded Linux
11 6 (2.08%) Nucleus RTOS
12 5 (1.74%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.74%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.04%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.69%) CentOS
14 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.35%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (29.86%) ITIL
2 37 (12.85%) Service Management
3 20 (6.94%) ERP
4 18 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 17 (5.90%) Service Delivery
6 14 (4.86%) IT Strategy
6 14 (4.86%) Mentoring
7 12 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (3.82%) CRM
9 10 (3.47%) Mobile Device Management
10 9 (3.13%) Data Protection
10 9 (3.13%) Migration
11 8 (2.78%) Configuration Management
12 7 (2.43%) Knowledge Management
12 7 (2.43%) Software Engineering
13 6 (2.08%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (2.08%) DRM
13 6 (2.08%) Mobile Commerce
13 6 (2.08%) Server Virtualisation
13 6 (2.08%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 24 (8.33%) SQL
2 17 (5.90%) PowerShell
3 14 (4.86%) Java
4 11 (3.82%) VBScript
5 9 (3.13%) C
5 9 (3.13%) C++
6 3 (1.04%) C#
6 3 (1.04%) VB
7 2 (0.69%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.35%) PHP
8 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (14.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (9.72%) Degree
3 27 (9.38%) MOS
4 21 (7.29%) MCP
5 19 (6.60%) MCITP
6 17 (5.90%) MCSE
7 16 (5.56%) SC Cleared
7 16 (5.56%) Security Cleared
8 14 (4.86%) MCSA
9 12 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (3.47%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (2.78%) CCNA
12 6 (2.08%) MCTS
13 5 (1.74%) MCDST
14 4 (1.39%) DBS Check
15 3 (1.04%) CCAA
15 3 (1.04%) Citrix Certification
15 3 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 2 (0.69%) A+ Certification
16 2 (0.69%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.29%) SLA
2 3 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.04%) QA
3 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 169 (58.68%) Active Directory
2 40 (13.89%) Hyper-V
3 31 (10.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (5.21%) Terminal Services
5 14 (4.86%) XenApp
6 7 (2.43%) vSphere
7 6 (2.08%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.74%) Terminal Server
9 4 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.69%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.69%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.35%) pfSense
12 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.35%) Xen
12 1 (0.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 35 (12.15%) SCCM
2 11 (3.82%) SCOrch
3 5 (1.74%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (1.39%) SCOM
4 4 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (1.04%) MAILsweeper
5 3 (1.04%) WSUS
6 2 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.69%) SCSM
7 1 (0.35%) Cacti
7 1 (0.35%) Graylog
7 1 (0.35%) MobiControl
7 1 (0.35%) Nagios
7 1 (0.35%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 192 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 72 (25.00%) Citrix
3 52 (18.06%) VMware
4 37 (12.85%) Cisco
5 28 (9.72%) HP
6 19 (6.60%) Adobe
7 17 (5.90%) iManage
8 13 (4.51%) SAP
9 12 (4.17%) Apple
9 12 (4.17%) AppSense
10 10 (3.47%) Intel Security
11 9 (3.13%) Dell
12 6 (2.08%) Intel
12 6 (2.08%) Spiceworks
12 6 (2.08%) Symbian
13 5 (1.74%) Sage
14 4 (1.39%) MobileIron
15 3 (1.04%) F5
15 3 (1.04%) Lotus
15 3 (1.04%) Meraki
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