Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
England > North West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 157 126
Rank change year-on-year +12 -31 +17
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 287 255 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.17% 2.04% 2.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.62% 9.08% 9.91%
Number of salaries quoted 245 224 269
North West median annual salary £25,000 £25,250 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.99% +5.21% +2.13%
10th Percentile £18,850 £18,500 £18,200
90th Percentile £40,000 £47,050 £41,500
England median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year - +3.45% -

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 2984 2809 3190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.58% 22.51% 24.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2371 2334 2580
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £53,750
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 November 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 17 November 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 -8 162 £27,500 -1.79% 8
Cheshire -26 81 £22,500 - 3
Lancashire +15 25 £23,000 +6.98% 1
Merseyside +17 13 £26,500 +6.00% 3
Cumbria +5 6 £23,500 -41.25%
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 287 (100.00%) Windows
2 195 (67.94%) Microsoft
3 192 (66.90%) Active Directory
4 149 (51.92%) Windows 10
5 132 (45.99%) Windows Server
6 121 (42.16%) MS Exchange
7 120 (41.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 119 (41.46%) Office 365
9 94 (32.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 92 (32.06%) ITIL
11 89 (31.01%) VMware
12 79 (27.53%) Exchange Server 2010
13 77 (26.83%) Cisco
14 70 (24.39%) Citrix
14 70 (24.39%) Windows 8
15 64 (22.30%) Microsoft Office
16 62 (21.60%) Firewall
17 51 (17.77%) DNS
18 50 (17.42%) LAN
18 50 (17.42%) WAN
19 47 (16.38%) Hyper-V
20 46 (16.03%) TCP/IP
20 46 (16.03%) Finance
21 45 (15.68%) VMware Infrastructure
22 44 (15.33%) Microsoft Certification
23 38 (13.24%) DHCP
24 34 (11.85%) SAN
24 34 (11.85%) MCP
25 33 (11.50%) SLA
26 31 (10.80%) PowerShell

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
1 121 (42.16%) MS Exchange
2 79 (27.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (10.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (4.88%) Skype for Business
5 10 (3.48%) IBM Notes
6 9 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (3.14%) SharePoint
7 8 (2.79%) IIS
8 2 (0.70%) Apache
9 1 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.35%) CMS
9 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 64 (22.30%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.05%) Epicor Tropos
Cloud Services
1 119 (41.46%) Office 365
2 20 (6.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (6.27%) Mimecast
4 16 (5.57%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.05%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 62 (21.60%) Firewall
2 51 (17.77%) DNS
3 50 (17.42%) LAN
3 50 (17.42%) WAN
4 46 (16.03%) TCP/IP
5 38 (13.24%) DHCP
6 34 (11.85%) SAN
7 22 (7.67%) VLAN
8 19 (6.62%) VPN
9 16 (5.57%) Skype
10 12 (4.18%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (3.48%) VoIP
12 8 (2.79%) Internet
13 7 (2.44%) Wireless
14 4 (1.39%) WLAN
15 3 (1.05%) 3G
15 3 (1.05%) 4G
16 2 (0.70%) LDAP
16 2 (0.70%) MPLS
16 2 (0.70%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.70%) GIS
3 2 (0.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.35%) MySQL
4 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.39%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.05%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.70%) Subversion
4 1 (0.35%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.35%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.35%) Xcode
General
1 46 (16.03%) Finance
2 12 (4.18%) Legal
3 10 (3.48%) Manufacturing
3 10 (3.48%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.44%) Law
5 4 (1.39%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.39%) Retail
6 3 (1.05%) Advertising
7 2 (0.70%) Banking
7 2 (0.70%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.70%) Local Government
8 1 (0.35%) Automotive
8 1 (0.35%) Games
8 1 (0.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 74 (25.78%) Analyst
2 70 (24.39%) Support Engineer
3 56 (19.51%) 2nd Line Support
4 48 (16.72%) IT Support
5 36 (12.54%) Support Analyst
6 33 (11.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 30 (10.45%) 1st Line Support
8 29 (10.10%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 26 (9.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 26 (9.06%) IT Engineer
10 25 (8.71%) Service Analyst
10 25 (8.71%) Service Desk Analyst
11 22 (7.67%) IT Support Engineer
12 21 (7.32%) Technical Support
13 20 (6.97%) Team Leader
14 19 (6.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 18 (6.27%) 3rd Line Support
15 18 (6.27%) Desktop Support
15 18 (6.27%) Service Desk Engineer
16 17 (5.92%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.79%) Web Services
2 4 (1.39%) HTML
3 3 (1.05%) SOAP
3 3 (1.05%) XML
4 2 (0.70%) .NET
4 2 (0.70%) Cocoa
4 2 (0.70%) COM
4 2 (0.70%) JSON
4 2 (0.70%) REST
5 1 (0.35%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.35%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.35%) CSS
5 1 (0.35%) DOM
5 1 (0.35%) HTML5
5 1 (0.35%) SAX
5 1 (0.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.71%) Driving Licence
2 11 (3.83%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.48%) iPhone
4 6 (2.09%) Blackberry
5 5 (1.74%) Contactless
6 4 (1.39%) CMDB
6 4 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.05%) CCTV
7 3 (1.05%) Chip and PIN
7 3 (1.05%) FMCG
7 3 (1.05%) iPad
8 2 (0.70%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.70%) Replication
8 2 (0.70%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.35%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.35%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.35%) Life Science
9 1 (0.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 287 (100.00%) Windows
2 149 (51.92%) Windows 10
3 132 (45.99%) Windows Server
4 120 (41.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 94 (32.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 70 (24.39%) Windows 8
7 27 (9.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (5.23%) Windows XP
9 13 (4.53%) Android
9 13 (4.53%) Mac OS X
10 12 (4.18%) Linux
11 6 (2.09%) Mac OS
12 5 (1.74%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.05%) VMS
14 2 (0.70%) CentOS
14 2 (0.70%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.35%) AIX
15 1 (0.35%) Solaris
15 1 (0.35%) Unix
15 1 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (32.06%) ITIL
2 25 (8.71%) Service Management
3 22 (7.67%) Mentoring
4 16 (5.57%) Problem Management
5 13 (4.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (4.53%) CRM
6 11 (3.83%) Patch Management
6 11 (3.83%) Service Delivery
7 10 (3.48%) Knowledge Management
8 8 (2.79%) Data Protection
9 7 (2.44%) ERP
9 7 (2.44%) Server Hardening
9 7 (2.44%) SIEM
10 6 (2.09%) Configuration Management
10 6 (2.09%) ITSM
10 6 (2.09%) Project Management
10 6 (2.09%) Security Management
11 5 (1.74%) Document Management
11 5 (1.74%) Operations Research
11 5 (1.74%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (10.80%) PowerShell
2 18 (6.27%) SQL
3 15 (5.23%) VBScript
4 6 (2.09%) VB
5 3 (1.05%) Java
6 2 (0.70%) Apple Swift
6 2 (0.70%) C#
6 2 (0.70%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.70%) Objective-C
6 2 (0.70%) Python
6 2 (0.70%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.35%) C++
7 1 (0.35%) PHP
7 1 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 44 (15.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (11.85%) MCP
3 26 (9.06%) MCSE
4 20 (6.97%) MCSA
5 18 (6.27%) CCNA
5 18 (6.27%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (6.27%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (4.53%) MCITP
7 12 (4.18%) Degree
8 11 (3.83%) A+ Certification
9 7 (2.44%) SC Cleared
9 7 (2.44%) Security Cleared
10 5 (1.74%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (1.05%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.70%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.35%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.35%) MCDST
13 1 (0.35%) MCT
13 1 (0.35%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (11.50%) SLA
2 8 (2.79%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 192 (66.90%) Active Directory
2 47 (16.38%) Hyper-V
3 45 (15.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (4.53%) Terminal Services
5 8 (2.79%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (2.79%) vSphere
6 7 (2.44%) XenApp
7 5 (1.74%) Docker
8 4 (1.39%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.70%) NFS
10 2 (0.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (6.62%) SCCM
2 5 (1.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.05%) WSUS
4 2 (0.70%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.70%) Graphite
4 2 (0.70%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.35%) SCOM
5 1 (0.35%) SnapMirror
5 1 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 195 (67.94%) Microsoft
2 89 (31.01%) VMware
3 77 (26.83%) Cisco
4 70 (24.39%) Citrix
5 20 (6.97%) Apple
5 20 (6.97%) Veeam
6 17 (5.92%) HP
7 13 (4.53%) Wyse
8 10 (3.48%) Lotus
9 8 (2.79%) Dell
10 6 (2.09%) CheckPoint
10 6 (2.09%) iManage
11 4 (1.39%) Symantec
12 3 (1.05%) Capita
12 3 (1.05%) Interwoven
12 3 (1.05%) LANDesk
12 3 (1.05%) McAfee
12 3 (1.05%) Panasonic
12 3 (1.05%) Sage
12 3 (1.05%) Sophos