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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
England / North West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 125 114
Rank change year-on-year -32 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 118 107 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.73% 1.90% 2.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.32% 8.53% 10.95%
Number of salaries quoted 103 86 115
Median salary £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.76% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,500 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year - +5.76%  

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 1612 1254 1470
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 23.62% 22.27% 23.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1333 1040 1218
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £50,000 £50,000
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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -8 83 £27,500 +5.76% 13
Cheshire -31 19 £28,250 +10.78% 5
Merseyside +4 10 £26,500 +3.92%
Cumbria -7 4 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Lancashire -8 2 £33,500 +34.00% 2
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 242 (100.00%) Windows
2 168 (69.42%) Microsoft
3 141 (58.26%) Active Directory
4 116 (47.93%) Windows 10
5 110 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
6 104 (42.98%) MS Exchange
7 103 (42.56%) ITIL
8 85 (35.12%) Windows Server
9 67 (27.69%) Citrix
10 64 (26.45%) Windows 8
11 57 (23.55%) Windows Server 2012
12 52 (21.49%) Cisco
13 47 (19.42%) DNS
13 47 (19.42%) Exchange Server 2010
14 45 (18.60%) VMware
15 40 (16.53%) Finance
15 40 (16.53%) Office 365
16 39 (16.12%) Windows Server 2003
17 38 (15.70%) Windows Server 2008
18 37 (15.29%) Service Management
19 32 (13.22%) HP
19 32 (13.22%) DHCP
20 31 (12.81%) SharePoint
21 29 (11.98%) TCP/IP
21 29 (11.98%) SCCM
22 28 (11.57%) VMware Infrastructure
22 28 (11.57%) PowerShell
23 27 (11.16%) Microsoft Certification
24 26 (10.74%) SLA
24 26 (10.74%) SC Cleared

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
1 104 (42.98%) MS Exchange
2 47 (19.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (12.81%) SharePoint
4 23 (9.50%) Skype for Business
5 11 (4.55%) IBM Notes
6 7 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (2.48%) IIS
8 5 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.65%) CMS
10 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 110 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (5.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (5.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (2.48%) Acrobat
3 6 (2.48%) Camtasia
3 6 (2.48%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 13 (5.37%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 40 (16.53%) Office 365
2 19 (7.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.41%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 47 (19.42%) DNS
2 32 (13.22%) DHCP
3 29 (11.98%) TCP/IP
4 25 (10.33%) Firewall
5 24 (9.92%) LAN
6 23 (9.50%) Skype
7 22 (9.09%) WAN
8 19 (7.85%) VPN
9 13 (5.37%) Internet
9 13 (5.37%) Remote Desktop
9 13 (5.37%) VoIP
10 12 (4.96%) SAN
11 7 (2.89%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (2.89%) WLAN
12 6 (2.48%) Bluetooth
12 6 (2.48%) DVB
12 6 (2.48%) GPRS
12 6 (2.48%) GSM
12 6 (2.48%) NFC
12 6 (2.48%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.83%) GIS
2 2 (0.83%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.65%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.24%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.24%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.41%) Android Studio
3 1 (0.41%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.41%) Subversion
General
1 40 (16.53%) Finance
2 16 (6.61%) German Language
3 13 (5.37%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.72%) Automotive
4 9 (3.72%) Banking
4 9 (3.72%) French Language
5 8 (3.31%) Legal
6 6 (2.48%) Multimedia
7 5 (2.07%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.07%) Law
8 4 (1.65%) Marketing
9 3 (1.24%) Spanish Language
9 3 (1.24%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.83%) Advertising
10 2 (0.83%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.41%) Local Government
11 1 (0.41%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.41%) Retail
11 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (23.97%) Analyst
2 36 (14.88%) Service Analyst
3 35 (14.46%) Support Engineer
4 32 (13.22%) 1st Line Support
5 29 (11.98%) Service Desk Analyst
6 27 (11.16%) 2nd Line Support
7 24 (9.92%) Support Analyst
8 21 (8.68%) IT Support
9 20 (8.26%) IT Analyst
10 19 (7.85%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 19 (7.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 19 (7.85%) IT Trainer
10 19 (7.85%) Trainer
11 16 (6.61%) 3rd Line Support
11 16 (6.61%) Support Technician
12 15 (6.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 14 (5.79%) Desktop Support
13 14 (5.79%) Help Desk Support
13 14 (5.79%) Team Leader
14 13 (5.37%) SAP Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.31%) Web Services
1 8 (3.31%) XML
2 6 (2.48%) BREW
2 6 (2.48%) Flash
2 6 (2.48%) J2ME
2 6 (2.48%) Middleware
2 6 (2.48%) OpenAL
2 6 (2.48%) OpenCL
2 6 (2.48%) OpenGL
2 6 (2.48%) Qt
2 6 (2.48%) Series 60
2 6 (2.48%) SVG
2 6 (2.48%) UIQ
3 4 (1.65%) HTML
4 3 (1.24%) .NET
4 3 (1.24%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.24%) COM
4 3 (1.24%) DOM
4 3 (1.24%) SAX
4 3 (1.24%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.50%) CMDB
2 13 (5.37%) FMCG
3 11 (4.55%) Driving Licence
4 8 (3.31%) iPhone
5 7 (2.89%) Smartphone
6 6 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.48%) Blackberry
6 6 (2.48%) Device Driver
6 6 (2.48%) Fat Client
6 6 (2.48%) MPEG
6 6 (2.48%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.65%) EPoS
7 4 (1.65%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.24%) iPad
9 2 (0.83%) Contactless
9 2 (0.83%) RSA SecurID
10 1 (0.41%) Life Science
10 1 (0.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 242 (100.00%) Windows
2 116 (47.93%) Windows 10
3 85 (35.12%) Windows Server
4 64 (26.45%) Windows 8
5 57 (23.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (16.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 38 (15.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (5.37%) Android
9 11 (4.55%) Windows XP
10 10 (4.13%) Linux
10 10 (4.13%) Windows Mobile
11 8 (3.31%) Mac OS
12 6 (2.48%) Embedded Linux
12 6 (2.48%) Nucleus RTOS
13 5 (2.07%) Mac OS X
14 4 (1.65%) Apple iOS
15 3 (1.24%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.41%) Solaris
16 1 (0.41%) Unix
16 1 (0.41%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (42.56%) ITIL
2 37 (15.29%) Service Management
3 24 (9.92%) Problem Management
4 17 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (6.20%) ERP
5 15 (6.20%) IT Strategy
6 14 (5.79%) Configuration Management
7 10 (4.13%) Service Delivery
7 10 (4.13%) Software Engineering
8 9 (3.72%) Mentoring
8 9 (3.72%) Migration
9 8 (3.31%) Incident Management
9 8 (3.31%) Mobile Device Management
10 6 (2.48%) DRM
10 6 (2.48%) Line Management
10 6 (2.48%) Mobile Commerce
10 6 (2.48%) Patch Management
10 6 (2.48%) Speech Recognition
11 5 (2.07%) Document Management
11 5 (2.07%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 28 (11.57%) PowerShell
2 19 (7.85%) VBScript
3 17 (7.02%) SQL
4 15 (6.20%) VB
5 9 (3.72%) C++
6 7 (2.89%) Java
7 6 (2.48%) C
8 3 (1.24%) C#
9 2 (0.83%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.83%) Python
10 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (11.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (10.74%) SC Cleared
2 26 (10.74%) Security Cleared
3 22 (9.09%) Degree
4 18 (7.44%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (7.02%) CCNA
5 17 (7.02%) MOS
6 15 (6.20%) ITIL Certification
7 14 (5.79%) MCSE
8 10 (4.13%) MCSA
9 9 (3.72%) MCP
10 7 (2.89%) MCITP
11 4 (1.65%) MCDST
11 4 (1.65%) MCT
12 3 (1.24%) Master's Degree
13 2 (0.83%) CCAA
13 2 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (0.41%) A+ Certification
14 1 (0.41%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.74%) SLA
2 3 (1.24%) QA
3 1 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 141 (58.26%) Active Directory
2 28 (11.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (8.26%) Hyper-V
4 18 (7.44%) Terminal Services
5 11 (4.55%) vSphere
6 10 (4.13%) XenApp
7 8 (3.31%) Terminal Server
8 5 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.83%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.83%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (11.98%) SCCM
2 11 (4.55%) SCOrch
3 4 (1.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.83%) Graphite
4 2 (0.83%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (0.83%) SCSM
4 2 (0.83%) WSUS
5 1 (0.41%) MobiControl
5 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.41%) SCOM
5 1 (0.41%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 168 (69.42%) Microsoft
2 67 (27.69%) Citrix
3 52 (21.49%) Cisco
4 45 (18.60%) VMware
5 32 (13.22%) HP
6 17 (7.02%) SAP
7 11 (4.55%) AppSense
7 11 (4.55%) Lotus
8 10 (4.13%) iManage
9 8 (3.31%) Apple
10 7 (2.89%) Adobe
10 7 (2.89%) Wyse
11 6 (2.48%) Intel
11 6 (2.48%) Symbian
12 5 (2.07%) MobileIron
13 4 (1.65%) Dell
13 4 (1.65%) Interwoven
14 3 (1.24%) CheckPoint
14 3 (1.24%) Spiceworks
15 2 (0.83%) Symantec
Cumbria
Transition Partners
Salary: on call
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Accrington, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Cyber Team
Salary: From £23,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £27000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer People
Salary: £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
RM plc
Salary: £16000 - £21800 per annum + bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum plus on call and flexible benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + car allowance
Posted: 21 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Depending on Exp. bens, bonus
Posted: 21 days ago