Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
England > North West
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 153 153
Rank change year-on-year -8 0 -20
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 203 287 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.73% 2.16% 2.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.78% 9.63% 9.03%
Number of salaries quoted 171 244 223
North West median annual salary £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £18,500 £18,750 £18,500
90th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £47,200
England median annual salary £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +3.45%

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 2,609 2,981 2,813
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.24% 22.46% 22.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2,074 2,375 2,343
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -21 118 £26,000 -3.70% 34
Cheshire -17 38 £24,000 +6.67% 7
Merseyside +25 22 £28,750 +8.49% 5
Lancashire +11 22 £21,000 -8.70% 5
Cumbria -2 3 £22,500 -4.26% 1
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 203 (100.00%) Windows
2 145 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 122 (60.10%) Windows 10
4 107 (52.71%) Microsoft
5 90 (44.33%) ITIL
6 81 (39.90%) Office 365
7 70 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 69 (33.99%) Windows Server
8 69 (33.99%) MS Exchange
9 57 (28.08%) VMware
10 56 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
11 51 (25.12%) Cisco
12 48 (23.65%) Microsoft Office
13 44 (21.67%) Windows 8
14 43 (21.18%) Citrix
15 37 (18.23%) Exchange Server 2010
16 34 (16.75%) Firewall
17 31 (15.27%) TCP/IP
18 27 (13.30%) Problem-Solving
19 26 (12.81%) DNS
19 26 (12.81%) SLA
19 26 (12.81%) SCCM
20 24 (11.82%) LAN
20 24 (11.82%) Service Management
21 23 (11.33%) DHCP
21 23 (11.33%) ITIL Certification
21 23 (11.33%) VMware Infrastructure
22 22 (10.84%) Hyper-V
22 22 (10.84%) SharePoint
22 22 (10.84%) SQL

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 69 (33.99%) MS Exchange
2 37 (18.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (10.84%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.97%) Confluence
6 3 (1.48%) IIS
6 3 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.99%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 48 (23.65%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.48%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.99%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 81 (39.90%) Office 365
2 12 (5.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (0.99%) G Suite
3 2 (0.99%) Google Drive
4 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.49%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.49%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 34 (16.75%) Firewall
2 31 (15.27%) TCP/IP
3 26 (12.81%) DNS
4 24 (11.82%) LAN
5 23 (11.33%) DHCP
6 20 (9.85%) WAN
7 15 (7.39%) VPN
8 13 (6.40%) VoIP
9 10 (4.93%) Skype
10 8 (3.94%) MPLS
11 6 (2.96%) VLAN
11 6 (2.96%) Wireless
12 4 (1.97%) SAN
12 4 (1.97%) WLAN
13 3 (1.48%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (1.48%) SSH
13 3 (1.48%) Unified Communications
13 3 (1.48%) Wireshark
14 2 (0.99%) Cisco IOS
14 2 (0.99%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.46%) Power BI
2 5 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.49%) MS Access
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (1.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (1.97%) JIRA
General
1 22 (10.84%) Finance
2 16 (7.88%) Law
3 10 (4.93%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.94%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.96%) German Language
5 6 (2.96%) Publishing
6 5 (2.46%) French Language
6 5 (2.46%) Legal
7 4 (1.97%) Back Office
7 4 (1.97%) Electronics
7 4 (1.97%) Marketing
8 3 (1.48%) Dutch Language
8 3 (1.48%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.99%) Advertising
9 2 (0.99%) Automotive
9 2 (0.99%) Banking
9 2 (0.99%) Games
9 2 (0.99%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 76 (37.44%) Analyst
2 48 (23.65%) Service Analyst
3 40 (19.70%) IT Support
4 39 (19.21%) Service Desk Analyst
5 38 (18.72%) Support Analyst
6 29 (14.29%) Support Engineer
7 24 (11.82%) IT Analyst
8 21 (10.34%) 1st Line Support
8 21 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
9 19 (9.36%) IT Support Analyst
10 15 (7.39%) 1st Line Engineer
10 15 (7.39%) Desktop Support
10 15 (7.39%) IT Engineer
11 13 (6.40%) 3rd Line Support
12 12 (5.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 12 (5.91%) Service Desk Engineer
13 11 (5.42%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 11 (5.42%) Active Directory Support
14 10 (4.93%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
14 10 (4.93%) 1st/2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.43%) .NET
2 1 (0.49%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.91%) iPhone
3 11 (5.42%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (4.93%) Blackberry
4 10 (4.93%) Fat Client
4 10 (4.93%) Thin Client
5 7 (3.45%) Driving Licence
5 7 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.97%) CMDB
7 3 (1.48%) iPad
7 3 (1.48%) Renewable Energy
8 2 (0.99%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.99%) Life Science
9 1 (0.49%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.49%) Fintech
9 1 (0.49%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 203 (100.00%) Windows
2 122 (60.10%) Windows 10
3 70 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 69 (33.99%) Windows Server
5 56 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (21.67%) Windows 8
7 16 (7.88%) Android
8 14 (6.90%) Linux
9 8 (3.94%) Apple iOS
10 5 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.97%) CentOS
11 4 (1.97%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.48%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (1.48%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.99%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.49%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (44.33%) ITIL
2 27 (13.30%) Problem-Solving
3 24 (11.82%) Service Management
4 17 (8.37%) ITSM
5 13 (6.40%) Document Management
6 12 (5.91%) Case Management
7 10 (4.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 10 (4.93%) ITIL V3
8 9 (4.43%) Incident Management
9 8 (3.94%) DevOps
9 8 (3.94%) Problem Management
10 7 (3.45%) Asset Management
11 6 (2.96%) Break/Fix
11 6 (2.96%) Migration
11 6 (2.96%) Ticket Management
12 5 (2.46%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (2.46%) Information Security
12 5 (2.46%) Mobile Device Management
13 4 (1.97%) Programme Management
13 4 (1.97%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (10.84%) SQL
2 9 (4.43%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.94%) VB.NET
4 4 (1.97%) C#
5 1 (0.49%) C
5 1 (0.49%) C++
5 1 (0.49%) Java
5 1 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (11.33%) ITIL Certification
2 17 (8.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (5.91%) MCSA
4 11 (5.42%) Degree
4 11 (5.42%) MCP
5 8 (3.94%) MCSE
6 6 (2.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (2.46%) CCNA
7 5 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.97%) MCITP
9 2 (0.99%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.99%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.99%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.49%) CCNP
10 1 (0.49%) MCTS
10 1 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.81%) SLA
2 2 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.49%) HL7
System Software
1 145 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 23 (11.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (10.84%) Hyper-V
4 13 (6.40%) vSphere
5 12 (5.91%) Terminal Server
5 12 (5.91%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.46%) XenApp
7 2 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.49%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 26 (12.81%) SCCM
2 10 (4.93%) WSUS
3 3 (1.48%) AirWatch
3 3 (1.48%) SCOM
3 3 (1.48%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.49%) MobiControl
4 1 (0.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.49%) ThinApp
4 1 (0.49%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 107 (52.71%) Microsoft
2 57 (28.08%) VMware
3 51 (25.12%) Cisco
4 43 (21.18%) Citrix
5 10 (4.93%) Apple
5 10 (4.93%) Avaya
5 10 (4.93%) ServiceNow
5 10 (4.93%) Sony
6 7 (3.45%) McAfee
7 5 (2.46%) Dell
7 5 (2.46%) HP
7 5 (2.46%) SAP
8 4 (1.97%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.97%) NetApp
8 4 (1.97%) Oracle
8 4 (1.97%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.97%) Wyse
9 3 (1.48%) Barracuda Networks
9 3 (1.48%) Meraki
9 3 (1.48%) Sophos