Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
England > North West
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 142 124
Rank change year-on-year -31 -18 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 232 280 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.82% 2.26% 2.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.72% 10.05% 9.99%
Number of salaries quoted 191 247 241
North West median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,913
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% -2.40%
10th Percentile £18,718 £18,800 £18,500
90th Percentile £38,750 £45,000 £44,500
England median annual salary £30,000 £29,500 £29,500
% change year-on-year +1.69% - -1.67%

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 3,005 2,785 2,984
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 23.54% 22.50% 24.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2,358 2,291 2,423
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +1.35%
10th Percentile £22,175 £22,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 17 February 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 17 February 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 -46 110 £27,500 +7.84% 36
Cheshire -40 77 £22,500 - 12
Merseyside +20 16 £28,000 -34.12% 4
Lancashire +18 16 £22,750 +19.74% 4
Cumbria - 13 £22,500 -
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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.

1 232 (100.00%) Windows
2 160 (68.97%) Active Directory
3 137 (59.05%) Microsoft
4 135 (58.19%) Windows 10
5 112 (48.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 105 (45.26%) Office 365
7 93 (40.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 82 (35.34%) Windows Server
9 77 (33.19%) Microsoft Office
10 74 (31.90%) VMware
11 73 (31.47%) MS Exchange
12 69 (29.74%) ITIL
13 66 (28.45%) Citrix
14 50 (21.55%) Exchange Server 2010
15 45 (19.40%) DNS
16 43 (18.53%) TCP/IP
17 42 (18.10%) Windows 8
18 40 (17.24%) DHCP
19 38 (16.38%) Cisco
19 38 (16.38%) VMware Infrastructure
19 38 (16.38%) Hyper-V
20 36 (15.52%) LAN
21 35 (15.09%) WAN
22 34 (14.66%) Firewall
23 33 (14.22%) Microsoft Certification
23 33 (14.22%) MCP
23 33 (14.22%) Finance
24 31 (13.36%) Exchange Server 2013
25 25 (10.78%) Windows Server 2003
25 25 (10.78%) MCSA

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 73 (31.47%) MS Exchange
2 50 (21.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (13.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (5.17%) Skype for Business
5 6 (2.59%) IBM Notes
6 4 (1.72%) Apache
6 4 (1.72%) IIS
7 2 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.86%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.86%) WordPress
8 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.43%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.43%) JBoss
8 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 77 (33.19%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (4.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.29%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.16%) Elite 3E
2 4 (1.72%) Carpe Diem
3 1 (0.43%) Epicor Tropos
3 1 (0.43%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 105 (45.26%) Office 365
2 14 (6.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.16%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.86%) G Suite
5 2 (0.86%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 45 (19.40%) DNS
2 43 (18.53%) TCP/IP
3 40 (17.24%) DHCP
4 36 (15.52%) LAN
5 35 (15.09%) WAN
6 34 (14.66%) Firewall
7 16 (6.90%) VoIP
8 15 (6.47%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (5.60%) SAN
10 12 (5.17%) VPN
11 8 (3.45%) Skype
11 8 (3.45%) VLAN
12 5 (2.16%) SMTP
13 4 (1.72%) Internet
13 4 (1.72%) Wireless
14 3 (1.29%) 3G
14 3 (1.29%) 4G
15 2 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
15 2 (0.86%) NetScaler
15 2 (0.86%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.47%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.72%) MS Access
3 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (0.86%) JIRA
2 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.43%) Subversion
2 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.43%) Xcode
General
1 33 (14.22%) Finance
2 10 (4.31%) Legal
3 9 (3.88%) Law
4 8 (3.45%) German Language
5 7 (3.02%) Banking
5 7 (3.02%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.16%) Games
6 5 (2.16%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.16%) Retail
7 3 (1.29%) French Language
8 2 (0.86%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.86%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.86%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Advertising
9 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 73 (31.47%) Analyst
2 53 (22.84%) Support Engineer
3 38 (16.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 36 (15.52%) IT Support
5 35 (15.09%) Support Analyst
6 26 (11.21%) Service Analyst
7 22 (9.48%) IT Engineer
8 21 (9.05%) Service Desk Analyst
9 19 (8.19%) IT Support Engineer
9 19 (8.19%) Technical Support
10 17 (7.33%) 1st Line Support
10 17 (7.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 17 (7.33%) Help Desk Analyst
11 16 (6.90%) Windows Engineer
12 15 (6.47%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 14 (6.03%) Active Directory Analyst
14 13 (5.60%) Desktop Support
15 12 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 12 (5.17%) Active Directory Support
15 12 (5.17%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.29%) HTML
2 2 (0.86%) Cocoa
2 2 (0.86%) CSS
2 2 (0.86%) jQuery
2 2 (0.86%) ODBC
2 2 (0.86%) SOAP
3 1 (0.43%) .NET
3 1 (0.43%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.43%) COM
3 1 (0.43%) JSON
3 1 (0.43%) REST
3 1 (0.43%) Web Services
3 1 (0.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.05%) Driving Licence
2 11 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.02%) Blackberry
3 7 (3.02%) iPhone
4 4 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.29%) CCTV
5 3 (1.29%) Chip and PIN
5 3 (1.29%) Contactless
5 3 (1.29%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.29%) FMCG
6 2 (0.86%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.86%) iPad
6 2 (0.86%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.43%) Animation
7 1 (0.43%) CMDB
7 1 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.43%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 232 (100.00%) Windows
2 135 (58.19%) Windows 10
3 112 (48.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 93 (40.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 82 (35.34%) Windows Server
6 42 (18.10%) Windows 8
7 25 (10.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (9.91%) Windows XP
9 13 (5.60%) Mac OS X
10 8 (3.45%) Android
10 8 (3.45%) Linux
11 5 (2.16%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.72%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (1.29%) Solaris
13 3 (1.29%) VMS
14 2 (0.86%) AIX
14 2 (0.86%) CentOS
14 2 (0.86%) Unix
15 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (29.74%) ITIL
2 22 (9.48%) Service Management
3 11 (4.74%) Mentoring
3 11 (4.74%) Service Delivery
4 10 (4.31%) CRM
4 10 (4.31%) ITIL V3
5 9 (3.88%) Incident Management
6 7 (3.02%) Document Management
7 6 (2.59%) Knowledge Management
7 6 (2.59%) Process Management
8 5 (2.16%) Actionable Insight
8 5 (2.16%) Operations Research
8 5 (2.16%) Project Management
9 4 (1.72%) Case Management
9 4 (1.72%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (1.72%) Data Protection
9 4 (1.72%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (1.72%) ERP
9 4 (1.72%) Problem Management
10 3 (1.29%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 21 (9.05%) SQL
2 16 (6.90%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.02%) VBScript
4 4 (1.72%) VBA
5 3 (1.29%) Java
6 2 (0.86%) Apple Swift
6 2 (0.86%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.86%) Objective-C
6 2 (0.86%) VB
7 1 (0.43%) C#
7 1 (0.43%) Perl
7 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (14.22%) MCP
1 33 (14.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (10.78%) MCSA
3 16 (6.90%) MCITP
4 15 (6.47%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (5.60%) Degree
5 13 (5.60%) MCSE
5 13 (5.60%) Security Cleared
6 12 (5.17%) SC Cleared
7 9 (3.88%) CCNA
7 9 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (3.88%) MOS
8 6 (2.59%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.29%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (0.86%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.43%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.78%) SLA
2 11 (4.74%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.86%) PMO
4 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 160 (68.97%) Active Directory
2 38 (16.38%) Hyper-V
2 38 (16.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.02%) vSphere
4 4 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.72%) XenApp
5 3 (1.29%) XenServer
6 2 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.86%) NFS
6 2 (0.86%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (7.76%) SCCM
2 4 (1.72%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (0.86%) vCenter Server
3 2 (0.86%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.43%) WSUS
4 1 (0.43%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 137 (59.05%) Microsoft
2 74 (31.90%) VMware
3 66 (28.45%) Citrix
4 38 (16.38%) Cisco
5 16 (6.90%) Apple
6 14 (6.03%) HP
7 8 (3.45%) iManage
8 7 (3.02%) Dell
8 7 (3.02%) Intapp
9 6 (2.59%) Capita
9 6 (2.59%) Ivanti
9 6 (2.59%) Lotus
9 6 (2.59%) Sophos
9 6 (2.59%) Veeam
10 4 (1.72%) Avaya
10 4 (1.72%) EMC
10 4 (1.72%) Sage
11 3 (1.29%) Adobe
11 3 (1.29%) Wyse
12 2 (0.86%) Symantec