Period
to 25 September 2017

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 25 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
England > North West
6 months to
25 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 173 119
Rank change year-on-year +30 -54 +21
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 267 198 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.04% 1.68% 2.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.84% 7.83% 10.67%
Number of salaries quoted 241 170 273
North West median annual salary £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.64% +5.77% +10.64%
10th Percentile £19,500 £18,975 £18,550
90th Percentile £40,000 £49,775 £39,750
England median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year - +3.45% -2.11%

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 3021 2529 3075
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 23.10% 21.41% 23.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2475 2104 2509
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £53,800
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%

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 25 September 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 6 months to 25 September 2017. 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 +28 172 £27,500 -12.70% 12
Cheshire -28 56 £23,000 -4.17% 5
Lancashire -5 19 £22,500 -16.67% 1
Merseyside +8 13 £26,500 +1.92% 1
Cumbria -3 7 £24,000 -40.00% 1
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 267 (100.00%) Windows
2 193 (72.28%) Microsoft
3 181 (67.79%) Active Directory
4 142 (53.18%) Windows 10
5 131 (49.06%) MS Exchange
6 121 (45.32%) Windows Server
7 118 (44.19%) ITIL
8 95 (35.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 92 (34.46%) Office 365
10 91 (34.08%) Cisco
11 79 (29.59%) Exchange Server 2010
12 76 (28.46%) Citrix
13 73 (27.34%) VMware
14 67 (25.09%) Windows 8
15 62 (23.22%) Microsoft Office
16 60 (22.47%) Windows Server 2008
17 57 (21.35%) Firewall
18 53 (19.85%) DNS
19 46 (17.23%) Finance
20 39 (14.61%) VMware Infrastructure
21 37 (13.86%) Hyper-V
21 37 (13.86%) PowerShell
21 37 (13.86%) Microsoft Certification
21 37 (13.86%) Windows Server 2003
21 37 (13.86%) SLA
22 35 (13.11%) DHCP
22 35 (13.11%) LAN
23 34 (12.73%) WAN
24 32 (11.99%) SAN
25 29 (10.86%) Service Management

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
1 131 (49.06%) MS Exchange
2 79 (29.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (8.24%) Skype for Business
4 19 (7.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (5.24%) IBM Notes
5 14 (5.24%) SharePoint
6 8 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (2.62%) IIS
8 4 (1.50%) CMS
9 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.37%) Apache
Applications
1 62 (23.22%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Epicor Tropos
Cloud Services
1 92 (34.46%) Office 365
2 25 (9.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (7.12%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (5.99%) Mimecast
5 3 (1.12%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 57 (21.35%) Firewall
2 53 (19.85%) DNS
3 35 (13.11%) DHCP
3 35 (13.11%) LAN
4 34 (12.73%) WAN
5 32 (11.99%) SAN
6 28 (10.49%) TCP/IP
7 25 (9.36%) Skype
8 22 (8.24%) VPN
9 20 (7.49%) VLAN
10 9 (3.37%) VoIP
11 7 (2.62%) Internet
12 5 (1.87%) WLAN
13 4 (1.50%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (1.12%) MPLS
14 3 (1.12%) Wireless
15 2 (0.75%) Cisco IPT
15 2 (0.75%) LDAP
15 2 (0.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.99%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.75%) GIS
3 2 (0.75%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.37%) MySQL
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.87%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.12%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.75%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.37%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.37%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.37%) Subversion
4 1 (0.37%) Xcode
General
1 46 (17.23%) Finance
2 12 (4.49%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.00%) Legal
4 6 (2.25%) Banking
5 5 (1.87%) Law
5 5 (1.87%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.50%) German Language
7 3 (1.12%) Advertising
7 3 (1.12%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.12%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.12%) Retail
8 2 (0.75%) Automotive
8 2 (0.75%) French Language
8 2 (0.75%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.75%) Local Government
8 2 (0.75%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 60 (22.47%) Support Engineer
2 52 (19.48%) 2nd Line Support
3 51 (19.10%) Analyst
4 39 (14.61%) IT Support
5 33 (12.36%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 31 (11.61%) 1st Line Support
7 28 (10.49%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 27 (10.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 27 (10.11%) Support Analyst
9 25 (9.36%) Service Desk Analyst
10 24 (8.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 24 (8.99%) Service Analyst
11 22 (8.24%) Team Leader
12 21 (7.87%) 3rd Line Support
12 21 (7.87%) Desktop Support
13 19 (7.12%) Support Technician
14 17 (6.37%) IT Engineer
15 16 (5.99%) Desktop Engineer
16 15 (5.62%) IT Support Engineer
17 14 (5.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.62%) Web Services
2 4 (1.50%) HTML
3 3 (1.12%) .NET
3 3 (1.12%) COM
3 3 (1.12%) XML
4 2 (0.75%) AngularJS
4 2 (0.75%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (0.75%) DOM
4 2 (0.75%) HTML5
4 2 (0.75%) REST
4 2 (0.75%) SAX
4 2 (0.75%) SOAP
4 2 (0.75%) WPF
5 1 (0.37%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.37%) Cocoa
5 1 (0.37%) CSS
5 1 (0.37%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.12%) CMDB
2 18 (6.74%) Driving Licence
3 9 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.62%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.25%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.50%) EPoS
7 3 (1.12%) FMCG
7 3 (1.12%) iPad
7 3 (1.12%) iPhone
8 2 (0.75%) Contactless
8 2 (0.75%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.75%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.75%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.37%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.37%) Life Science
9 1 (0.37%) Replication
9 1 (0.37%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.37%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 267 (100.00%) Windows
2 142 (53.18%) Windows 10
3 121 (45.32%) Windows Server
4 95 (35.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 67 (25.09%) Windows 8
6 60 (22.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 37 (13.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (4.12%) Linux
9 9 (3.37%) Mac OS X
10 8 (3.00%) Android
10 8 (3.00%) Mac OS
11 6 (2.25%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.12%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.75%) CentOS
14 1 (0.37%) Solaris
14 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.37%) Unix
14 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (44.19%) ITIL
2 29 (10.86%) Service Management
3 20 (7.49%) Mentoring
3 20 (7.49%) Problem Management
4 14 (5.24%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (4.87%) Configuration Management
6 11 (4.12%) Patch Management
6 11 (4.12%) Service Delivery
7 8 (3.00%) Incident Management
7 8 (3.00%) ITSM
8 7 (2.62%) Server Hardening
8 7 (2.62%) SIEM
9 6 (2.25%) CRM
9 6 (2.25%) ERP
9 6 (2.25%) Knowledge Management
9 6 (2.25%) Line Management
9 6 (2.25%) Security Management
10 5 (1.87%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (1.87%) Break/Fix
10 5 (1.87%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 37 (13.86%) PowerShell
2 22 (8.24%) VBScript
3 16 (5.99%) VB
4 13 (4.87%) SQL
5 3 (1.12%) C#
5 3 (1.12%) Java
6 2 (0.75%) C++
6 2 (0.75%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.75%) Python
6 2 (0.75%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.37%) Apple Swift
7 1 (0.37%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.37%) PHP
7 1 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (13.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (8.61%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (8.24%) CCNA
3 22 (8.24%) MCP
3 22 (8.24%) MCSE
4 17 (6.37%) ITIL Certification
5 16 (5.99%) SC Cleared
5 16 (5.99%) Security Cleared
6 14 (5.24%) MCSA
7 12 (4.49%) Degree
8 8 (3.00%) A+ Certification
9 6 (2.25%) MCITP
10 4 (1.50%) MCT
10 4 (1.50%) MOS
11 3 (1.12%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.75%) Network+ Certification
13 1 (0.37%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (13.86%) SLA
2 2 (0.75%) QA
3 1 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 181 (67.79%) Active Directory
2 39 (14.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (13.86%) Hyper-V
4 21 (7.87%) Terminal Services
5 12 (4.49%) vSphere
5 12 (4.49%) XenApp
6 9 (3.37%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (1.87%) Docker
8 4 (1.50%) Terminal Server
8 4 (1.50%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.75%) XenServer
11 1 (0.37%) NFS
Systems Management
1 20 (7.49%) SCCM
2 5 (1.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.12%) WSUS
4 2 (0.75%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.75%) Graphite
4 2 (0.75%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.37%) SCOM
5 1 (0.37%) SCSM
5 1 (0.37%) SnapMirror
5 1 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 193 (72.28%) Microsoft
2 91 (34.08%) Cisco
3 76 (28.46%) Citrix
4 73 (27.34%) VMware
5 25 (9.36%) HP
6 17 (6.37%) Veeam
7 16 (5.99%) Apple
8 14 (5.24%) Lotus
8 14 (5.24%) Wyse
9 9 (3.37%) Dell
10 6 (2.25%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.50%) AppSense
11 4 (1.50%) iManage
11 4 (1.50%) Interwoven
11 4 (1.50%) SAP
11 4 (1.50%) Symantec
12 3 (1.12%) EqualLogic
12 3 (1.12%) McAfee
12 3 (1.12%) MobileIron
12 3 (1.12%) Panasonic