The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 120 118 138
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +20
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 2670 2889 2267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.47% 2.44% 2.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.22% 9.16% 7.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2179 2488 1888
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,550 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,559 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-0.22% -11.47%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28970 31541 29397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.81% 26.68% 27.19%
Number of salaries quoted 24246 26569 24826
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Windows 7
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the UK.

Windows 7 Salary Trend in the UK

Windows 7
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 7 over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 within the UK.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England 0 2547 £30,000 - 305
London -4 1150 £32,500 -7.14% 102
South East +12 612 £27,000 +1.88% 80
City of London -21 218 £37,500 - 26
Berkshire +33 171 £23,579 -14.34% 16
North West +13 159 £27,500 +8.91% 41
East of England +10 157 £25,750 +0.98% 23
Surrey +50 149 £27,500 +12.24% 21
South West -19 139 £22,500 -16.66% 18
Yorkshire +2 130 £26,625 +0.47% 7
West Midlands -17 118 £25,000 -11.50% 10
Hampshire -5 116 £25,000 -9.09% 18
Reading +21 85 £22,956 -15.02% 11
West Yorkshire +7 85 £25,750 -2.83% 6
Manchester +9 80 £26,500 +10.41% 19
East Midlands +12 68 £22,500 -18.18% 19
Hertfordshire +16 63 £27,000 -10.00% 11
Leeds +7 60 £33,500 +26.41% 4
Buckinghamshire +21 57 £27,500 +22.22% 12
West Sussex -22 52 £25,500 - 5
Cheshire -3 47 £30,000 +11.11% 16
Wiltshire +14 45 £22,500 -47.05% 7
Scotland -11 39 £23,500 -18.26% 8
Cambridgeshire +23 38 £25,250 +26.25% 3
Hemel Hempstead 0 36 £25,500 -21.53% 1
Guildford +27 34 £27,250 +13.54% 3
Oxfordshire +11 34 £37,500 +25.00% 6
Gloucestershire -10 33 £25,000 +11.11% 5
Birmingham -35 31 £26,250 -4.54% 3
Milton Keynes -7 29 £23,625 -15.62% 4

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7.

1 5672 (100.00%) Windows
2 3361 (59.26%) Active Directory
3 3294 (58.07%) Microsoft
4 2363 (41.66%) MS Office
5 2114 (37.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 1828 (32.23%) MS Excel
7 1671 (29.46%) Windows 8
8 1652 (29.13%) ITIL
9 1511 (26.64%) MS Exchange
10 1414 (24.93%) VMware
11 1325 (23.36%) Windows Server 2012
12 1293 (22.80%) Citrix
13 1181 (20.82%) Windows XP
14 1061 (18.71%) Windows Server 2003
15 1024 (18.05%) Microsoft Certification
16 951 (16.77%) VMware Infrastructure
17 890 (15.69%) Finance
18 852 (15.02%) DNS
19 844 (14.88%) SCCM
20 823 (14.51%) Blackberry
21 773 (13.63%) TCP/IP
22 743 (13.10%) Cisco
23 734 (12.94%) Exchange Server 2010
24 721 (12.71%) DHCP
25 698 (12.31%) SQL
26 686 (12.09%) SQL Server
27 659 (11.62%) LAN
28 635 (11.20%) SLA
29 632 (11.14%) MCSE
30 621 (10.95%) WAN

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1511 (26.64%) MS Exchange
2 734 (12.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 419 (7.39%) SharePoint
4 399 (7.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 349 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 301 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2007
7 202 (3.56%) IIS
8 187 (3.30%) Lync
9 180 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2003
10 141 (2.49%) WorkSite
11 85 (1.50%) IBM Notes
12 62 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
13 57 (1.00%) Apache
14 47 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
15 31 (0.55%) Tomcat
16 18 (0.32%) Lotus Domino
17 17 (0.30%) WebSphere
18 16 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
19 15 (0.26%) ArcGIS
20 13 (0.23%) CMS
Applications
1 2363 (41.66%) MS Office
2 1828 (32.23%) MS Excel
3 137 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 71 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 51 (0.90%) MS Project
6 26 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 14 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.18%) Acrobat
9 6 (0.11%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.053%) RoboHelp
11 2 (0.035%) SPSS
11 2 (0.035%) S-PLUS
11 2 (0.035%) InDesign
11 2 (0.035%) HipChat
12 1 (0.018%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.018%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.018%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.018%) SOLIDWORKS
12 1 (0.018%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.018%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 36 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (0.25%) Maximo
4 10 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
5 9 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (0.14%) Sage 200
6 8 (0.14%) assyst
7 7 (0.12%) Agresso
7 7 (0.12%) CA PPM
7 7 (0.12%) Eikon
8 6 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (0.088%) BASE24
9 5 (0.088%) Sage 50
9 5 (0.088%) Towers Watson Igloo
10 3 (0.053%) SAP CCM
10 3 (0.053%) IntelliMatch
10 3 (0.053%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.053%) Line 500
11 2 (0.035%) Summit
11 2 (0.035%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 359 (6.33%) Office 365
2 92 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (0.71%) Mimecast
3 40 (0.71%) Google Apps
4 37 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
5 23 (0.41%) SaaS
6 13 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (0.12%) IaaS
8 7 (0.12%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.12%) PaaS
9 6 (0.11%) Google Drive
10 4 (0.071%) Dropbox
11 3 (0.053%) Symantec.cloud
11 3 (0.053%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.018%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 852 (15.02%) DNS
2 773 (13.63%) TCP/IP
3 721 (12.71%) DHCP
4 659 (11.62%) LAN
5 621 (10.95%) WAN
6 574 (10.12%) Firewall
7 545 (9.61%) VPN
8 374 (6.59%) SAN
9 302 (5.32%) VoIP
10 285 (5.02%) Internet
11 245 (4.32%) Wireless
12 164 (2.89%) VLAN
13 147 (2.59%) Wi-Fi
14 87 (1.53%) Intranet
15 79 (1.39%) MPLS
16 74 (1.30%) IP Telephony
17 72 (1.27%) NAS
18 69 (1.22%) SSL
19 58 (1.02%) ADSL
20 52 (0.92%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 686 (12.09%) SQL Server
2 203 (3.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 127 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
4 103 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 59 (1.04%) MySQL
6 47 (0.83%) Relational Database
7 40 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 33 (0.58%) Oracle Database
9 32 (0.56%) MongoDB
10 29 (0.51%) NoSQL
10 29 (0.51%) MS Access
11 26 (0.46%) CouchDB
12 25 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
13 18 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
14 14 (0.25%) Data Mining
14 14 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
15 11 (0.19%) RDBMS
15 11 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
15 11 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
16 9 (0.16%) DB2
Development Applications
1 104 (1.83%) MSI
2 52 (0.92%) Visual Studio
3 51 (0.90%) InstallShield
4 46 (0.81%) Subversion
5 45 (0.79%) Git (software)
6 38 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 22 (0.39%) NUnit
8 15 (0.26%) JIRA
9 13 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
9 13 (0.23%) AdminStudio
9 13 (0.23%) QuickTest Pro
10 11 (0.19%) LoadRunner
10 11 (0.19%) Fiddler
11 10 (0.18%) Selenium
11 10 (0.18%) Jenkins
12 9 (0.16%) SpecFlow
12 9 (0.16%) ReSharper
12 9 (0.16%) WinDbg
13 8 (0.14%) Rational Performance Tester
13 8 (0.14%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 890 (15.69%) Finance
2 453 (7.99%) Law
3 382 (6.73%) Legal
4 272 (4.80%) Banking
5 186 (3.28%) Telecoms
6 159 (2.80%) Retail
7 108 (1.90%) Financial Institution
8 103 (1.82%) Back Office
9 89 (1.57%) Advertising
10 82 (1.45%) Investment Banking
11 81 (1.43%) Front Office
12 79 (1.39%) Marketing
13 51 (0.90%) Manufacturing
14 50 (0.88%) Games
15 45 (0.79%) Publishing
16 31 (0.55%) Billing
17 29 (0.51%) Electronics
18 21 (0.37%) Automotive
19 16 (0.28%) German Language
20 13 (0.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1917 (33.80%) Analyst
2 1080 (19.04%) Support Analyst
3 1038 (18.30%) Support Engineer
4 773 (13.63%) IT Support
5 704 (12.41%) Desktop Support
6 654 (11.53%) Service Analyst
7 653 (11.51%) Service Desk Analyst
8 609 (10.74%) 2nd Line Support
9 315 (5.55%) Desktop Engineer
10 290 (5.11%) 1st Line Support
11 289 (5.10%) IT Support Analyst
12 276 (4.87%) Desktop Analyst
13 259 (4.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 244 (4.30%) Desktop Support Analyst
15 240 (4.23%) Administrator
16 239 (4.21%) Technical Support
17 213 (3.76%) IT Support Engineer
18 202 (3.56%) Help Desk Analyst
19 201 (3.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 192 (3.39%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (3.98%) .NET
2 148 (2.61%) Application Packaging
3 87 (1.53%) ASP.NET
3 87 (1.53%) HTML
4 81 (1.43%) Web Services
5 78 (1.38%) CSS
6 69 (1.22%) XML
7 54 (0.95%) Software Packaging
8 33 (0.58%) jQuery
9 27 (0.48%) AngularJS
10 26 (0.46%) .NET Framework
11 22 (0.39%) WCF
12 19 (0.33%) LINQ
12 19 (0.33%) COM
13 17 (0.30%) WPF
14 16 (0.28%) X-Windows
15 14 (0.25%) LAMP
15 14 (0.25%) WSH
16 13 (0.23%) J2EE
17 11 (0.19%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 823 (14.51%) Blackberry
2 412 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
3 210 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 205 (3.61%) iPhone
5 151 (2.66%) Video Conferencing
6 141 (2.49%) Fat Client
6 141 (2.49%) Thin Client
7 137 (2.42%) Computer Science
8 132 (2.33%) Management Information System
9 130 (2.29%) Client/Server
10 121 (2.13%) iPad
11 118 (2.08%) Hedge funds
12 85 (1.50%) Clustering
13 81 (1.43%) Replication
14 71 (1.25%) Statistics
15 59 (1.04%) User Experience
16 51 (0.90%) Smartphone
17 48 (0.85%) EPoS
18 45 (0.79%) Private Cloud
19 43 (0.76%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5672 (100.00%) Windows
2 2114 (37.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 1671 (29.46%) Windows 8
4 1325 (23.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 1181 (20.82%) Windows XP
6 1061 (18.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 455 (8.02%) Linux
8 249 (4.39%) Android
9 240 (4.23%) Mac OS X
10 238 (4.20%) Windows Vista
11 185 (3.26%) Apple iOS
12 107 (1.89%) UNIX
13 84 (1.48%) Windows 2000
14 73 (1.29%) Mac OS
15 71 (1.25%) Ubuntu
16 65 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 54 (0.95%) CentOS
18 42 (0.74%) Debian
19 35 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
20 33 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1652 (29.13%) ITIL
2 442 (7.79%) Service Delivery
3 373 (6.58%) Service Management
4 265 (4.67%) Project Management
5 248 (4.37%) Migration
6 232 (4.09%) Incident Management
7 219 (3.86%) Problem Management
8 204 (3.60%) Document Management
9 180 (3.17%) Time Management
10 173 (3.05%) Mentoring
11 161 (2.84%) Configuration Management
12 149 (2.63%) Change Management
13 148 (2.61%) CRM
14 145 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
15 137 (2.42%) PRINCE2
16 132 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
17 130 (2.29%) Asset Management
18 122 (2.15%) Agile Software Development
18 122 (2.15%) Patch Management
19 102 (1.80%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 698 (12.31%) SQL
2 383 (6.75%) PowerShell
3 155 (2.73%) C#
4 144 (2.54%) VB
5 116 (2.05%) C
6 114 (2.01%) VBScript
7 100 (1.76%) Java
8 98 (1.73%) JavaScript
9 60 (1.06%) C++
10 56 (0.99%) Python
11 51 (0.90%) Perl
12 44 (0.78%) VB.NET
13 43 (0.76%) T-SQL
13 43 (0.76%) Ruby
14 38 (0.67%) VBA
15 24 (0.42%) MATLAB
16 21 (0.37%) PHP
17 18 (0.32%) Bash Shell
18 16 (0.28%) VB6
19 14 (0.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1024 (18.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 632 (11.14%) MCSE
3 517 (9.11%) MCP
4 440 (7.76%) Degree
5 395 (6.96%) MCITP
6 331 (5.84%) Security Cleared
7 293 (5.17%) MCSA
8 230 (4.06%) MCTS
9 226 (3.98%) Cisco Certification
10 212 (3.74%) SC Cleared
11 211 (3.72%) CCNA
12 170 (3.00%) A+ Certification
13 162 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
14 110 (1.94%) DV Cleared
15 103 (1.82%) MCDST
16 87 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 85 (1.50%) Citrix Certification
18 80 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 76 (1.34%) CCA
20 59 (1.04%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 635 (11.20%) SLA
2 81 (1.43%) QA
3 45 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 36 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.18%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 6 (0.11%) GMP
8 5 (0.088%) ISO 8583
9 3 (0.053%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.018%) GLP
10 1 (0.018%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3361 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 951 (16.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 527 (9.29%) Hyper-V
4 489 (8.62%) XenApp
5 246 (4.34%) XenDesktop
6 241 (4.25%) Microsoft App-V
7 196 (3.46%) vSphere
8 153 (2.70%) VMware ESX
9 95 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
10 79 (1.39%) Terminal Services
11 60 (1.06%) XenServer
12 59 (1.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 58 (1.02%) VMware Workstation
14 39 (0.69%) Terminal Server
15 33 (0.58%) Xen
16 15 (0.26%) ISA Server
17 13 (0.23%) VMware Server
17 13 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 12 (0.21%) BitLocker
19 11 (0.19%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 844 (14.88%) SCCM
2 223 (3.93%) SCOM
3 170 (3.00%) Backup Exec
4 158 (2.79%) WSUS
5 77 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
6 68 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 50 (0.88%) SCVMM
8 36 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 35 (0.62%) Casper Suite
10 33 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
11 29 (0.51%) NetBackup
11 29 (0.51%) Nagios
12 28 (0.49%) Legato
13 27 (0.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 25 (0.44%) SCOrch
15 24 (0.42%) ARCserve
15 24 (0.42%) DameWare
15 24 (0.42%) BladeLogic
16 18 (0.32%) SCSM
17 17 (0.30%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3294 (58.07%) Microsoft
2 1414 (24.93%) VMware
3 1293 (22.80%) Citrix
4 743 (13.10%) Cisco
5 497 (8.76%) HP
6 390 (6.88%) Apple
7 272 (4.80%) Symantec
8 223 (3.93%) Dell
9 164 (2.89%) Oracle
10 147 (2.59%) AppSense
11 145 (2.56%) Avaya
12 120 (2.12%) NetApp
13 119 (2.10%) Red Hat
14 108 (1.90%) Sophos
15 102 (1.80%) McAfee
15 102 (1.80%) ServiceNow
16 101 (1.78%) Adobe
17 99 (1.75%) Bloomberg
18 95 (1.67%) EMC
19 89 (1.57%) Lotus
Croydon, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Travel Season Ticket Loan+Bupa Health
Posted: 2 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + healthcare
Posted: 3 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Training
Posted: 3 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £12.00 - £14.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Great Company
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Pertemps (Redditch Commercial)
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
ninesharp
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Vehicle, Pension + More
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Talent Spa
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 9 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Atech Support
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 10 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Atech Support
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 10 hours ago