Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
England > North West
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 158 160 146
Rank change year-on-year +2 -14 -30
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 212 259 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.00% 2.04% 2.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.71% 8.76% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 177 217 239
North West median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10th Percentile £18,800 £18,631 £18,900
90th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £45,000
England median annual salary £31,250 £30,000 £29,621
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.28% +2.14%

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 2,433 2,955 2,720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.90% 23.31% 22.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,945 2,325 2,258
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,760 £21,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,050 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +0.56%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 -7 125 £26,250 -0.94% 22
Cheshire -4 42 £22,250 -1.11% 11
Lancashire +20 24 £21,000 -6.67% 2
Merseyside +15 20 £28,750 +2.68% 1
Cumbria -2 1 £22,500 - 1
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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.

1 212 (100.00%) Windows
2 166 (78.30%) Active Directory
3 129 (60.85%) Windows 10
4 126 (59.43%) Microsoft
5 111 (52.36%) ITIL
6 81 (38.21%) MS Exchange
7 76 (35.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 73 (34.43%) Windows Server
9 70 (33.02%) Office 365
10 66 (31.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 63 (29.72%) Cisco
12 62 (29.25%) Windows 8
13 57 (26.89%) VMware
14 56 (26.42%) Microsoft Office
15 47 (22.17%) Exchange Server 2010
16 45 (21.23%) Citrix
17 40 (18.87%) Firewall
18 37 (17.45%) DNS
18 37 (17.45%) Microsoft Certification
19 36 (16.98%) Service Management
19 36 (16.98%) Problem-Solving
20 34 (16.04%) DHCP
21 32 (15.09%) ITIL Certification
21 32 (15.09%) SCCM
22 30 (14.15%) TCP/IP
22 30 (14.15%) SLA
23 27 (12.74%) VMware Infrastructure
24 26 (12.26%) Terminal Server
24 26 (12.26%) MCP
25 25 (11.79%) 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 81 (38.21%) MS Exchange
2 47 (22.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (10.85%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (3.30%) IIS
4 7 (3.30%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.36%) IBM Notes
6 5 (2.36%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.89%) Confluence
8 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 56 (26.42%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.94%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.89%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 70 (33.02%) Office 365
2 18 (8.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.89%) Mimecast
5 3 (1.42%) Google Drive
6 2 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.47%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 40 (18.87%) Firewall
2 37 (17.45%) DNS
3 34 (16.04%) DHCP
4 30 (14.15%) TCP/IP
5 25 (11.79%) LAN
5 25 (11.79%) VPN
6 22 (10.38%) WAN
7 17 (8.02%) VoIP
8 13 (6.13%) Skype
9 8 (3.77%) MPLS
10 7 (3.30%) Wireless
11 4 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (1.89%) WLAN
12 3 (1.42%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (1.42%) Network Security
12 3 (1.42%) Unified Communications
13 2 (0.94%) DMZ
13 2 (0.94%) DSL
13 2 (0.94%) SAN
13 2 (0.94%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.83%) Power BI
2 6 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (1.89%) JIRA
2 2 (0.94%) MSI
General
1 22 (10.38%) Finance
2 12 (5.66%) Law
3 8 (3.77%) Legal
3 8 (3.77%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.30%) French Language
4 7 (3.30%) German Language
5 6 (2.83%) Publishing
6 5 (2.36%) Retail
7 4 (1.89%) Back Office
7 4 (1.89%) Dutch Language
7 4 (1.89%) Electronics
7 4 (1.89%) Games
7 4 (1.89%) Marketing
8 3 (1.42%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.94%) Automotive
9 2 (0.94%) Banking
10 1 (0.47%) Advertising
10 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (30.19%) Analyst
2 47 (22.17%) IT Support
3 43 (20.28%) Support Engineer
4 37 (17.45%) Support Analyst
5 34 (16.04%) Service Analyst
6 27 (12.74%) Service Desk Analyst
7 25 (11.79%) 1st Line Support
8 22 (10.38%) 2nd Line Support
8 22 (10.38%) IT Engineer
9 21 (9.91%) 3rd Line Support
10 17 (8.02%) IT Analyst
11 16 (7.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 15 (7.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 14 (6.60%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
13 14 (6.60%) Desktop Support
13 14 (6.60%) IT Support Analyst
13 14 (6.60%) Service Desk Engineer
14 13 (6.13%) 1st Line Engineer
14 13 (6.13%) IT Support Engineer
15 12 (5.66%) Service Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.30%) .NET
2 4 (1.89%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.47%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.55%) iPhone
3 14 (6.60%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (5.19%) Blackberry
5 9 (4.25%) Fat Client
5 9 (4.25%) Thin Client
6 6 (2.83%) CMDB
7 5 (2.36%) Driving Licence
7 5 (2.36%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.89%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.42%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.42%) iPad
9 3 (1.42%) Renewable Energy
9 3 (1.42%) RSA SecurID
9 3 (1.42%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.94%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.94%) Life Science
10 2 (0.94%) Replication
11 1 (0.47%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 212 (100.00%) Windows
2 129 (60.85%) Windows 10
3 76 (35.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 73 (34.43%) Windows Server
5 66 (31.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 62 (29.25%) Windows 8
7 20 (9.43%) Linux
8 18 (8.49%) Android
9 9 (4.25%) Mac OS X
10 7 (3.30%) Apple iOS
11 5 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.89%) CentOS
12 4 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.42%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.94%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.94%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.47%) Debian
15 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.47%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (52.36%) ITIL
2 36 (16.98%) Problem-Solving
2 36 (16.98%) Service Management
3 22 (10.38%) ITSM
4 14 (6.60%) Problem Management
5 13 (6.13%) Document Management
6 12 (5.66%) Case Management
7 11 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 10 (4.72%) Incident Management
8 10 (4.72%) ITIL V3
8 10 (4.72%) Service Delivery
9 8 (3.77%) Ticket Management
10 7 (3.30%) Asset Management
10 7 (3.30%) Break/Fix
10 7 (3.30%) Migration
11 6 (2.83%) Configuration Management
11 6 (2.83%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (2.83%) DevOps
12 5 (2.36%) Mobile Device Management
12 5 (2.36%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.96%) SQL
2 18 (8.49%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.83%) VB.NET
4 3 (1.42%) C#
5 2 (0.94%) VBScript
6 1 (0.47%) C
6 1 (0.47%) C++
6 1 (0.47%) Java
6 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (17.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (15.09%) ITIL Certification
3 26 (12.26%) MCP
4 24 (11.32%) MCSE
5 23 (10.85%) MCSA
6 14 (6.60%) Degree
7 12 (5.66%) MCITP
8 11 (5.19%) CCNA
8 11 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (2.83%) CCNP
9 6 (2.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (1.89%) A+ Certification
11 3 (1.42%) MCTS
11 3 (1.42%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (1.42%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.42%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.94%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (14.15%) SLA
2 4 (1.89%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (1.89%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.47%) HL7
System Software
1 166 (78.30%) Active Directory
2 27 (12.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (12.26%) Terminal Server
4 21 (9.91%) Hyper-V
5 16 (7.55%) vSphere
6 13 (6.13%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (3.77%) XenApp
8 3 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 32 (15.09%) SCCM
2 8 (3.77%) WSUS
3 7 (3.30%) SCOM
4 5 (2.36%) SCOrch
5 4 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.42%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.94%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.47%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.47%) MobiControl
8 1 (0.47%) Nagios
8 1 (0.47%) ThinApp
8 1 (0.47%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.47%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 126 (59.43%) Microsoft
2 63 (29.72%) Cisco
3 57 (26.89%) VMware
4 45 (21.23%) Citrix
5 13 (6.13%) Apple
6 11 (5.19%) McAfee
7 9 (4.25%) ServiceNow
8 7 (3.30%) Sony
8 7 (3.30%) Veeam
9 5 (2.36%) Avaya
9 5 (2.36%) Lotus
9 5 (2.36%) SAP
10 4 (1.89%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.89%) Google
10 4 (1.89%) HP
10 4 (1.89%) Ivanti
10 4 (1.89%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.89%) Wyse
11 3 (1.42%) SonicWALL
11 3 (1.42%) WatchGuard