Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
England > North West
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 164 171 157
Rank change year-on-year +7 -14 +22
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 188 204 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.79% 1.71% 2.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.54% 7.86% 9.06%
Number of salaries quoted 150 164 249
North West median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.77% -3.64%
10th Percentile £21,000 £18,500 £19,700
90th Percentile £43,750 £38,750 £40,000
England median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

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 2,201 2,594 3,024
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.90% 21.69% 23.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,643 2,076 2,488
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -25 80 £25,000 -11.50% 21
Cheshire +61 74 £31,500 +26.00% 11
Lancashire -28 15 £30,250 +28.72% 4
Merseyside -9 12 £37,500 +25.00% 10
Cumbria -4 7 £19,000 -15.56% 1
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 188 (100.00%) Windows
2 153 (81.38%) Active Directory
3 136 (72.34%) Windows 10
4 88 (46.81%) ITIL
5 84 (44.68%) Microsoft
6 81 (43.09%) Microsoft Office
7 73 (38.83%) Office 365
8 63 (33.51%) Windows Server
9 60 (31.91%) VMware
10 51 (27.13%) DNS
11 50 (26.60%) MS Exchange
12 49 (26.06%) TCP/IP
13 45 (23.94%) Citrix
13 45 (23.94%) Windows Server 2012
14 43 (22.87%) DHCP
15 35 (18.62%) Cisco
16 32 (17.02%) LAN
17 31 (16.49%) VMware Infrastructure
18 29 (15.43%) SLA
18 29 (15.43%) WAN
19 27 (14.36%) SCCM
19 27 (14.36%) Problem-Solving
20 26 (13.83%) Windows Server 2008
21 24 (12.77%) Firewall
22 23 (12.23%) SQL
22 23 (12.23%) Windows 8
23 20 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 20 (10.64%) Linux
23 20 (10.64%) Azure
24 19 (10.11%) Android

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 50 (26.60%) MS Exchange
2 10 (5.32%) IBM Notes
2 10 (5.32%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.32%) WebSphere
3 7 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (3.72%) IIS
4 4 (2.13%) Apache
5 3 (1.60%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 81 (43.09%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.53%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.53%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 73 (38.83%) Office 365
2 20 (10.64%) Azure
3 9 (4.79%) AWS
4 4 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.06%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.06%) Yammer
6 1 (0.53%) GCP
6 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (27.13%) DNS
2 49 (26.06%) TCP/IP
3 43 (22.87%) DHCP
4 32 (17.02%) LAN
5 29 (15.43%) WAN
6 24 (12.77%) Firewall
7 19 (10.11%) VLAN
8 17 (9.04%) Wireless
9 15 (7.98%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (7.45%) SAN
10 14 (7.45%) VoIP
11 12 (6.38%) Internet
12 8 (4.26%) VPN
12 8 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (2.66%) WLAN
14 4 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
14 4 (2.13%) NAS
14 4 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
14 4 (2.13%) Skype
14 4 (2.13%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.66%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (2.66%) MS Access
2 5 (2.66%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.53%) JIRA
General
1 18 (9.57%) Finance
1 18 (9.57%) Law
2 16 (8.51%) Manufacturing
3 15 (7.98%) Legal
4 13 (6.91%) Public Sector
4 13 (6.91%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.72%) Retail
6 4 (2.13%) Banking
6 4 (2.13%) Local Government
7 3 (1.60%) Automotive
8 2 (1.06%) Advertising
8 2 (1.06%) German Language
8 2 (1.06%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.06%) Polish Language
8 2 (1.06%) Russian Language
8 2 (1.06%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.53%) French Language
9 1 (0.53%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (26.06%) Analyst
2 40 (21.28%) IT Engineer
3 38 (20.21%) IT Support
3 38 (20.21%) Support Engineer
4 32 (17.02%) Service Analyst
4 32 (17.02%) Service Desk Analyst
5 23 (12.23%) 2nd Line Support
6 19 (10.11%) 1st Line Support
6 19 (10.11%) Support Analyst
7 18 (9.57%) IT Support Engineer
8 17 (9.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 15 (7.98%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 15 (7.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (6.91%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 12 (6.38%) Field Engineer
11 12 (6.38%) Field Service Engineer
11 12 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
12 11 (5.85%) 1st Line Engineer
12 11 (5.85%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 10 (5.32%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.06%) .NET
1 2 (1.06%) HTML
1 2 (1.06%) HTML5
1 2 (1.06%) JSON
1 2 (1.06%) SOAP
1 2 (1.06%) Web Services
1 2 (1.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.91%) iPhone
1 13 (6.91%) Management Information System
1 13 (6.91%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (6.38%) Smartphone
3 11 (5.85%) EMC VNX
3 11 (5.85%) Video Conferencing
4 9 (4.79%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.72%) Blackberry
5 7 (3.72%) Driving Licence
5 7 (3.72%) Fat Client
5 7 (3.72%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (2.13%) Replication
7 3 (1.60%) Chip and PIN
7 3 (1.60%) CMDB
8 2 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.06%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.06%) iPad
8 2 (1.06%) Social Network
8 2 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 188 (100.00%) Windows
2 136 (72.34%) Windows 10
3 63 (33.51%) Windows Server
4 45 (23.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (13.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (12.23%) Windows 8
7 20 (10.64%) Linux
8 19 (10.11%) Android
9 10 (5.32%) Apple iOS
10 8 (4.26%) Unix
11 5 (2.66%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (2.66%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.06%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.06%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (46.81%) ITIL
2 27 (14.36%) Problem-Solving
3 20 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 15 (7.98%) Asset Management
5 14 (7.45%) Document Management
5 14 (7.45%) Information Security
5 14 (7.45%) Ticket Management
6 13 (6.91%) Information Security Management
6 13 (6.91%) ISMS
6 13 (6.91%) Security Management
7 11 (5.85%) ITIL V3
7 11 (5.85%) ITSM
8 10 (5.32%) Case Management
8 10 (5.32%) Service Management
9 9 (4.79%) Problem Management
10 8 (4.26%) CRM
10 8 (4.26%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 8 (4.26%) Incident Management
10 8 (4.26%) Time Management
11 7 (3.72%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 23 (12.23%) SQL
2 11 (5.85%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.06%) C#
3 2 (1.06%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.06%) PHP
3 2 (1.06%) VB.NET
3 2 (1.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (7.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (5.85%) MCP
2 11 (5.85%) MCSA
2 11 (5.85%) MCSE
3 9 (4.79%) Degree
4 6 (3.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (3.19%) MCITP
5 5 (2.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (2.13%) CCNA
6 4 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.60%) HND
8 2 (1.06%) CCNP
8 2 (1.06%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.53%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.53%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (15.43%) SLA
2 1 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 153 (81.38%) Active Directory
2 31 (16.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.85%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (5.85%) vSphere
4 10 (5.32%) Hyper-V
5 8 (4.26%) BitLocker
6 3 (1.60%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.60%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.06%) MetaFrame
7 2 (1.06%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.53%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.53%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 27 (14.36%) SCCM
2 8 (4.26%) WSUS
3 4 (2.13%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.06%) PaperCut
4 2 (1.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.06%) Sysprep
5 1 (0.53%) DameWare
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.53%) OpenView
5 1 (0.53%) OVSD
Vendors
1 84 (44.68%) Microsoft
2 60 (31.91%) VMware
3 45 (23.94%) Citrix
4 35 (18.62%) Cisco
5 19 (10.11%) HP
5 19 (10.11%) IBM
6 15 (7.98%) EMC
6 15 (7.98%) ServiceNow
7 13 (6.91%) Sony
8 11 (5.85%) Avaya
8 11 (5.85%) Dell
9 10 (5.32%) Lotus
10 9 (4.79%) Palo Alto
11 8 (4.26%) Apple
11 8 (4.26%) Ivanti
11 8 (4.26%) Oracle
12 7 (3.72%) iManage
13 6 (3.19%) Remedy
14 5 (2.66%) Symantec
15 4 (2.13%) McAfee