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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 140 124 145
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +21
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 2421 2765 2206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.19% 2.38% 2.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.39% 8.87% 7.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2119 2232 1868
Average salary £29,000 £28,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,975 £21,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% -7.14%

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
28845 31169 29443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.08% 26.84% 27.33%
Number of salaries quoted 24387 25860 25040
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -13 2309 £29,000 +3.57% 276
London -1 1135 £32,500 - 99
South East -39 472 £28,000 +5.66% 66
City of London +10 224 £30,000 -4.76% 17
North West +12 180 £25,000 +6.38% 32
Surrey +1 156 £38,000 +35.71% 16
South West -3 129 £25,000 +3.09% 33
East of England -29 120 £27,500 +1.85% 12
Yorkshire -18 110 £24,500 +6.52% 17
West Midlands -15 94 £26,320 -4.29% 2
Manchester +33 93 £26,000 -1.88% 18
Berkshire -71 79 £26,250 -1.86% 13
West Yorkshire -9 77 £23,500 +11.90% 12
Hampshire -33 69 £27,500 - 11
Oxfordshire +40 66 £26,000 +8.33% 9
East Midlands -18 65 £23,750 -12.03% 12
Leeds -8 58 £24,500 +16.66% 5
Hertfordshire +3 57 £29,250 +6.36% 4
Cheshire -6 57 £23,000 -2.12% 8
Buckinghamshire -10 51 £28,000 +16.66% 7
Scotland -20 48 £32,500 +14.03% 11
Reading -16 39 £26,000 -1.88% 8
Guildford +35 38 £38,000 +76.12% 5
West Sussex 0 38 £25,250 +1.00% 3
Dorset +18 35 £22,500 +2.27% 9
Wiltshire -2 35 £24,500 +2.08% 6
Hemel Hempstead - 34 £27,500 - 2
Oxford +16 32 £26,000 - 2
Warrington -3 32 £23,000 -2.12% 1
Birmingham +9 31 £27,500 -4.27%

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5007 (100.00%) Windows
2 3041 (60.73%) Active Directory
3 2919 (58.30%) Microsoft
4 2016 (40.26%) MS Office
5 1935 (38.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 1606 (32.08%) MS Excel
7 1539 (30.74%) Windows 8
8 1387 (27.70%) MS Exchange
9 1380 (27.56%) ITIL
10 1328 (26.52%) VMware
11 1323 (26.42%) Windows Server 2012
12 1022 (20.41%) Citrix
13 903 (18.03%) Windows XP
14 892 (17.82%) Windows Server 2003
15 868 (17.34%) VMware Infrastructure
16 849 (16.96%) Microsoft Certification
17 831 (16.60%) DNS
18 789 (15.76%) TCP/IP
19 779 (15.56%) Finance
20 778 (15.54%) DHCP
21 747 (14.92%) SCCM
22 727 (14.52%) Cisco
23 708 (14.14%) Exchange Server 2010
24 637 (12.72%) LAN
25 629 (12.56%) SQL Server
26 623 (12.44%) Blackberry
27 619 (12.36%) Firewall
28 612 (12.22%) SQL
29 606 (12.10%) SLA
30 564 (11.26%) WAN

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1387 (27.70%) MS Exchange
2 708 (14.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 388 (7.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 385 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 303 (6.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 278 (5.55%) Lync
7 255 (5.09%) Exchange Server 2007
8 210 (4.19%) IIS
9 125 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
10 112 (2.24%) WorkSite
11 46 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
12 42 (0.84%) IBM Notes
13 41 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
14 32 (0.64%) Apache
15 19 (0.38%) Tomcat
16 16 (0.32%) Confluence
17 14 (0.28%) Lotus Domino
18 13 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
19 12 (0.24%) WebSphere
20 11 (0.22%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2016 (40.26%) MS Office
2 1606 (32.08%) MS Excel
3 115 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 54 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 26 (0.52%) MS Project
6 23 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 18 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.20%) AutoCAD
8 10 (0.20%) InDesign
9 7 (0.14%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.060%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.040%) CATIA
12 1 (0.020%) HipChat
12 1 (0.020%) PTC Creo
12 1 (0.020%) Revit
12 1 (0.020%) SketchUp
12 1 (0.020%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.020%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 41 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.36%) Dynamics GP
3 11 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 9 (0.18%) Maximo
5 8 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (0.16%) ION MarketView
6 6 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.100%) Infor CRM
7 5 (0.100%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.100%) Sage 200
7 5 (0.100%) Sage 50
7 5 (0.100%) Line 500
8 4 (0.080%) Eikon
9 3 (0.060%) IntelliMatch
9 3 (0.060%) Orchard Housing
9 3 (0.060%) Aareon QL
9 3 (0.060%) OPENHousing
9 3 (0.060%) MIS ActiveH
9 3 (0.060%) Northgate Housing
9 3 (0.060%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 420 (8.39%) Office 365
2 59 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (0.68%) Google Apps
4 28 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
5 27 (0.54%) Mimecast
6 20 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (0.28%) SaaS
8 10 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.20%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.12%) IaaS
10 4 (0.080%) Symantec.cloud
11 3 (0.060%) Dropbox
11 3 (0.060%) Google Drive
12 2 (0.040%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.040%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.020%) SoftLayer
13 1 (0.020%) Route 53
13 1 (0.020%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 831 (16.60%) DNS
2 789 (15.76%) TCP/IP
3 778 (15.54%) DHCP
4 637 (12.72%) LAN
5 619 (12.36%) Firewall
6 564 (11.26%) WAN
7 520 (10.39%) VPN
8 325 (6.49%) SAN
9 288 (5.75%) VoIP
10 233 (4.65%) Internet
10 233 (4.65%) Wireless
11 174 (3.48%) VLAN
12 136 (2.72%) Wi-Fi
13 86 (1.72%) NAS
14 75 (1.50%) Cisco ASA
15 68 (1.36%) Intranet
16 66 (1.32%) IP Telephony
17 64 (1.28%) iSCSI
18 61 (1.22%) WLAN
19 51 (1.02%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 629 (12.56%) SQL Server
2 166 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 118 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 92 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
5 65 (1.30%) Relational Database
6 47 (0.94%) MySQL
7 25 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (0.44%) Oracle Database
9 19 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
10 17 (0.34%) RDBMS
11 15 (0.30%) MongoDB
11 15 (0.30%) NoSQL
12 14 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (0.26%) CouchDB
14 10 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
15 9 (0.18%) Informix
15 9 (0.18%) MS Access
16 6 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 5 (0.100%) Firebird
17 5 (0.100%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 125 (2.50%) MSI
2 54 (1.08%) InstallShield
3 53 (1.06%) Visual Studio
4 36 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 31 (0.62%) Subversion
6 27 (0.54%) Git (software)
7 26 (0.52%) Selenium
8 21 (0.42%) SpecFlow
9 20 (0.40%) AdminStudio
10 18 (0.36%) JIRA
11 14 (0.28%) WebDriver
12 12 (0.24%) PowerBuilder
13 11 (0.22%) Jenkins
13 11 (0.22%) Yeoman
14 8 (0.16%) TeamCity
14 8 (0.16%) Hudson
14 8 (0.16%) Eclipse
15 7 (0.14%) HP UFT
16 6 (0.12%) NUnit
17 5 (0.100%) Maven
General
1 779 (15.56%) Finance
2 379 (7.57%) Legal
3 365 (7.29%) Law
4 201 (4.01%) Telecoms
5 193 (3.85%) Banking
6 105 (2.10%) Back Office
7 100 (2.00%) Retail
8 80 (1.60%) Financial Institution
9 77 (1.54%) Marketing
10 69 (1.38%) Manufacturing
11 67 (1.34%) Advertising
12 64 (1.28%) Front Office
13 59 (1.18%) Investment Banking
14 35 (0.70%) Games
15 26 (0.52%) Automotive
16 21 (0.42%) Publishing
17 18 (0.36%) Billing
18 16 (0.32%) Electronics
19 15 (0.30%) German Language
20 13 (0.26%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 1709 (34.13%) Analyst
2 950 (18.97%) Support Engineer
3 929 (18.55%) Support Analyst
4 717 (14.32%) IT Support
5 620 (12.38%) Desktop Support
6 583 (11.64%) 2nd Line Support
7 566 (11.30%) Service Analyst
8 557 (11.12%) Service Desk Analyst
9 278 (5.55%) Desktop Engineer
10 250 (4.99%) IT Support Engineer
11 245 (4.89%) 1st Line Support
12 240 (4.79%) Administrator
13 236 (4.71%) Desktop Analyst
14 234 (4.67%) IT Support Analyst
15 224 (4.47%) Desktop Support Engineer
16 207 (4.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 201 (4.01%) Desktop Support Analyst
18 198 (3.95%) Technical Support
19 192 (3.83%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
20 174 (3.48%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (3.52%) .NET
2 130 (2.60%) Application Packaging
3 64 (1.28%) HTML
4 59 (1.18%) CSS
5 54 (1.08%) Web Services
6 42 (0.84%) Software Packaging
7 34 (0.68%) ASP.NET
8 31 (0.62%) XML
9 23 (0.46%) COM
10 19 (0.38%) jQuery
11 16 (0.32%) WPF
11 16 (0.32%) HTML5
12 14 (0.28%) Middleware
13 10 (0.20%) Ruby on Rails
13 10 (0.20%) Flash
14 9 (0.18%) WAP
14 9 (0.18%) WSH
14 9 (0.18%) WinForms
14 9 (0.18%) AngularJS
15 8 (0.16%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 623 (12.44%) Blackberry
2 329 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
3 169 (3.38%) iPhone
4 165 (3.30%) Data Centre
5 155 (3.10%) Video Conferencing
6 125 (2.50%) iPad
7 116 (2.32%) Management Information System
8 96 (1.92%) Computer Science
9 91 (1.82%) Client/Server
10 90 (1.80%) Clustering
11 85 (1.70%) Hedge funds
12 77 (1.54%) Replication
13 70 (1.40%) Thin Client
13 70 (1.40%) Fat Client
14 48 (0.96%) Statistics
15 43 (0.86%) User Experience
16 42 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
17 35 (0.70%) Mathematics
18 34 (0.68%) Handset
19 33 (0.66%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5007 (100.00%) Windows
2 1935 (38.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 1539 (30.74%) Windows 8
4 1323 (26.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 903 (18.03%) Windows XP
6 892 (17.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 408 (8.15%) Linux
8 282 (5.63%) Android
9 262 (5.23%) Mac OS X
10 196 (3.91%) Windows Vista
11 173 (3.46%) Apple iOS
12 117 (2.34%) UNIX
13 80 (1.60%) Mac OS
14 67 (1.34%) Windows 2000
15 62 (1.24%) Ubuntu
16 60 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 37 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
17 37 (0.74%) Debian
18 36 (0.72%) CentOS
19 31 (0.62%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1380 (27.56%) ITIL
2 310 (6.19%) Service Management
3 298 (5.95%) Service Delivery
4 228 (4.55%) Project Management
5 223 (4.45%) Migration
6 210 (4.19%) Problem Management
7 180 (3.59%) Incident Management
8 147 (2.94%) Mentoring
9 141 (2.82%) CRM
10 140 (2.80%) Time Management
11 138 (2.76%) Document Management
12 134 (2.68%) Configuration Management
13 130 (2.60%) Change Management
14 126 (2.52%) Agile Software Development
15 125 (2.50%) Asset Management
15 125 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
16 119 (2.38%) PRINCE2
17 110 (2.20%) Root Cause Analysis
18 97 (1.94%) Patch Management
19 94 (1.88%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 612 (12.22%) SQL
2 380 (7.59%) PowerShell
3 129 (2.58%) VB
4 121 (2.42%) C#
5 103 (2.06%) C
6 96 (1.92%) Java
7 95 (1.90%) VBScript
8 73 (1.46%) C++
9 62 (1.24%) JavaScript
10 58 (1.16%) Perl
11 48 (0.96%) Python
12 38 (0.76%) T-SQL
13 32 (0.64%) PHP
14 30 (0.60%) Ruby
15 25 (0.50%) VBA
16 22 (0.44%) Bash Shell
17 19 (0.38%) PL/SQL
18 18 (0.36%) VB.NET
19 16 (0.32%) Shell Script
20 13 (0.26%) VB6
Qualifications
1 849 (16.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 492 (9.83%) MCSE
3 406 (8.11%) MCP
4 383 (7.65%) Degree
5 331 (6.61%) MCITP
6 314 (6.27%) MCSA
7 239 (4.77%) Security Cleared
8 204 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
9 202 (4.03%) CCNA
10 180 (3.59%) MCTS
11 137 (2.74%) SC Cleared
12 127 (2.54%) A+ Certification
13 117 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
14 91 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 83 (1.66%) MCDST
15 83 (1.66%) DV Cleared
16 62 (1.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 59 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
18 54 (1.08%) ISEB
19 53 (1.06%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 606 (12.10%) SLA
2 106 (2.12%) QA
3 34 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 29 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.24%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.100%) JSP 440
8 4 (0.080%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 3 (0.060%) GMP
10 1 (0.020%) GAAP
System Software
1 3041 (60.73%) Active Directory
2 868 (17.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 469 (9.37%) Hyper-V
4 362 (7.23%) XenApp
5 190 (3.79%) Microsoft App-V
6 176 (3.52%) vSphere
7 156 (3.12%) XenDesktop
8 145 (2.90%) VMware ESX
9 109 (2.18%) VMware ESXi
10 85 (1.70%) Terminal Services
11 59 (1.18%) VMware Workstation
12 49 (0.98%) Terminal Server
13 38 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 37 (0.74%) XenServer
15 19 (0.38%) ISA Server
16 16 (0.32%) BitLocker
17 13 (0.26%) Xen
17 13 (0.26%) VirtualBox
18 10 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 10 (0.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 747 (14.92%) SCCM
2 174 (3.48%) SCOM
3 165 (3.30%) Backup Exec
4 152 (3.04%) WSUS
5 45 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
6 41 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 33 (0.66%) BladeLogic
8 32 (0.64%) SCVMM
9 28 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
9 28 (0.56%) AirWatch
10 25 (0.50%) ARCserve
11 24 (0.48%) DameWare
12 23 (0.46%) Casper Suite
13 22 (0.44%) Nagios
14 21 (0.42%) Legato
15 19 (0.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 18 (0.36%) NetBackup
17 17 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
18 15 (0.30%) SCSM
19 14 (0.28%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 2919 (58.30%) Microsoft
2 1328 (26.52%) VMware
3 1022 (20.41%) Citrix
4 727 (14.52%) Cisco
5 424 (8.47%) HP
6 290 (5.79%) Apple
7 225 (4.49%) Symantec
8 222 (4.43%) Dell
9 147 (2.94%) Avaya
10 138 (2.76%) Oracle
11 118 (2.36%) AppSense
12 117 (2.34%) Bloomberg
13 93 (1.86%) Adobe
14 92 (1.84%) Red Hat
15 91 (1.82%) McAfee
16 89 (1.78%) NetApp
17 88 (1.76%) Remedy
18 81 (1.62%) Veeam
19 80 (1.60%) Sophos
20 75 (1.50%) IBM
City, London
Bluetownonline Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £22800.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Computer People
Salary: £36000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £27000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
South East London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £11 - £14 per hour
Posted: 13 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £29,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Reed Technology
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 per annum + 15% Shift Allowance
Posted: 17 hours ago