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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 95 136 152
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +16
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 3094 2256 2153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.93% 2.17% 1.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.70% 7.91% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2599 1918 1869
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,500 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £26,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -18.46%

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
28927 28514 30708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.43% 27.44% 27.70%
Number of salaries quoted 24271 23510 26349
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +39 2909 £30,000 - 398
London +41 1420 £33,500 -4.28% 145
South East +38 633 £27,500 +1.85% 93
City of London +24 337 £37,500 - 34
North West +38 192 £26,000 +6.12% 39
Berkshire +53 180 £30,000 +1.69% 22
East of England +3 172 £26,000 -5.45% 33
Yorkshire +40 169 £24,150 +17.80% 30
Surrey +35 158 £30,750 +28.12% 13
West Midlands +39 152 £25,375 -15.41% 20
West Yorkshire +29 115 £25,000 +21.95% 17
Hampshire 0 114 £27,000 -1.81% 27
Manchester +40 112 £35,000 +27.27% 19
South West -19 100 £24,750 -2.94% 20
Reading +40 94 £28,000 -20.00% 13
Leeds +24 79 £24,000 +17.07% 12
Scotland -12 79 £24,750 -10.00% 9
Edinburgh +22 58 £25,000 +16.27% 3
Hertfordshire +9 56 £27,500 - 12
East Midlands +5 52 £26,000 -10.34% 12
Cheshire +6 51 £24,500 +4.25% 13
Essex +5 48 £26,000 -3.70% 3
Cambridgeshire -8 47 £25,000 -10.71% 10
Croydon +42 45 £24,000 +15.66% 2
Buckinghamshire +9 45 £27,500 +19.56% 7
Bracknell +14 41 £40,000 +95.12% 2
Birmingham -4 41 £25,000 -16.66% 5
Kent +14 39 £22,500 -18.18% 9
Milton Keynes +23 38 £27,500 -35.29% 3
West Sussex +20 38 £24,000 -4.00% 7

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 6127 (100.00%) Windows
2 3524 (57.52%) Microsoft
3 3486 (56.90%) Active Directory
4 2631 (42.94%) MS Office
5 2321 (37.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 2050 (33.46%) MS Excel
7 1695 (27.66%) Windows 8
8 1648 (26.90%) MS Exchange
9 1643 (26.82%) ITIL
10 1556 (25.40%) Windows XP
11 1515 (24.73%) VMware
12 1505 (24.56%) Citrix
13 1275 (20.81%) Windows Server 2012
14 1255 (20.48%) Windows Server 2003
15 1077 (17.58%) Finance
16 1069 (17.45%) DNS
17 1055 (17.22%) Microsoft Certification
18 1035 (16.89%) VMware Infrastructure
19 921 (15.03%) TCP/IP
20 901 (14.71%) DHCP
21 898 (14.66%) Blackberry
22 843 (13.76%) Cisco
23 798 (13.02%) Exchange Server 2010
23 798 (13.02%) SQL
24 792 (12.93%) SQL Server
25 773 (12.62%) SCCM
26 762 (12.44%) LAN
27 737 (12.03%) Firewall
28 715 (11.67%) WAN
29 648 (10.58%) SLA

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1648 (26.90%) MS Exchange
2 798 (13.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 470 (7.67%) SharePoint
4 437 (7.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 378 (6.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 312 (5.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 293 (4.78%) IIS
8 265 (4.33%) Lync
9 187 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2003
10 99 (1.62%) IBM Notes
11 82 (1.34%) WorkSite
12 69 (1.13%) Apache
12 69 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
13 38 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
14 36 (0.59%) CMS
15 34 (0.55%) Tomcat
16 30 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
17 23 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
18 21 (0.34%) WebLogic
19 16 (0.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2631 (42.94%) MS Office
2 2050 (33.46%) MS Excel
3 196 (3.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 55 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 46 (0.75%) MS Project
6 13 (0.21%) Acrobat
7 12 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 10 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
9 7 (0.11%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.049%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.049%) RoboHelp
10 3 (0.049%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.033%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.033%) S-PLUS
11 2 (0.033%) Revit
12 1 (0.016%) Final Cut Pro
12 1 (0.016%) Maya
12 1 (0.016%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.016%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 36 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.26%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 15 (0.24%) BASE24
4 13 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (0.21%) Eikon
5 10 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 10 (0.16%) Agresso
6 8 (0.13%) Maximo
6 8 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
7 7 (0.11%) assyst
8 5 (0.082%) SAP Business One
9 4 (0.065%) Sage 50
10 3 (0.049%) Line 500
10 3 (0.049%) Dynamics GP
10 3 (0.049%) Cognos Controller
10 3 (0.049%) Misys Opics
10 3 (0.049%) Academy Housing
10 3 (0.049%) RMDS
11 2 (0.033%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 323 (5.27%) Office 365
2 107 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (0.39%) Google Apps
4 22 (0.36%) SaaS
5 16 (0.26%) IaaS
6 14 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (0.18%) PaaS
8 9 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (0.016%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 1069 (17.45%) DNS
2 921 (15.03%) TCP/IP
3 901 (14.71%) DHCP
4 762 (12.44%) LAN
5 737 (12.03%) Firewall
6 715 (11.67%) WAN
7 639 (10.43%) VPN
8 404 (6.59%) SAN
9 390 (6.37%) Internet
10 295 (4.81%) VoIP
11 250 (4.08%) Wireless
12 133 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
13 116 (1.89%) Intranet
14 105 (1.71%) VLAN
15 97 (1.58%) IP Telephony
16 80 (1.31%) Network Security
17 75 (1.22%) iSCSI
18 72 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
19 64 (1.04%) SSL
20 62 (1.01%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 792 (12.93%) SQL Server
2 220 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 118 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
4 107 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 85 (1.39%) MySQL
6 69 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 38 (0.62%) MS Access
7 38 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
8 34 (0.55%) Oracle Database
9 25 (0.41%) Relational Database
10 22 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
11 19 (0.31%) MongoDB
12 18 (0.29%) DB2
13 16 (0.26%) NoSQL
14 13 (0.21%) Data Mining
15 12 (0.20%) RDBMS
16 11 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
17 10 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
17 10 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
18 8 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 79 (1.29%) MSI
2 74 (1.21%) Visual Studio
3 62 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 55 (0.90%) LoadRunner
5 41 (0.67%) NUnit
6 36 (0.59%) Subversion
7 35 (0.57%) WiX
8 34 (0.55%) MSBuild
8 34 (0.55%) MSTest
9 33 (0.54%) NuGet
9 33 (0.54%) Ranorex
10 28 (0.46%) Git (software)
10 28 (0.46%) QuickTest Pro
11 27 (0.44%) InstallShield
12 23 (0.38%) JIRA
13 21 (0.34%) SilkPerformer
14 14 (0.23%) Selenium
15 13 (0.21%) Eclipse
16 12 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
17 10 (0.16%) AdminStudio
General
1 1077 (17.58%) Finance
2 420 (6.85%) Law
3 351 (5.73%) Legal
4 309 (5.04%) Banking
5 226 (3.69%) Retail
6 203 (3.31%) Telecoms
7 90 (1.47%) Financial Institution
7 90 (1.47%) Advertising
8 87 (1.42%) Back Office
9 81 (1.32%) Marketing
10 66 (1.08%) Investment Banking
11 48 (0.78%) Front Office
12 46 (0.75%) Manufacturing
13 29 (0.47%) French Language
14 28 (0.46%) Electronics
15 27 (0.44%) Billing
16 25 (0.41%) Publishing
17 24 (0.39%) Games
18 23 (0.38%) German Language
19 16 (0.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2040 (33.30%) Analyst
2 1119 (18.26%) Support Engineer
3 1115 (18.20%) Support Analyst
4 838 (13.68%) IT Support
5 733 (11.96%) Service Analyst
6 729 (11.90%) Service Desk Analyst
7 671 (10.95%) 2nd Line Support
8 636 (10.38%) Desktop Support
9 322 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
10 287 (4.68%) 1st Line Support
11 274 (4.47%) Desktop Engineer
12 264 (4.31%) Technical Support
13 258 (4.21%) Support Technician
14 246 (4.02%) Help Desk Analyst
15 231 (3.77%) Administrator
16 230 (3.75%) Desktop Analyst
17 227 (3.70%) IT Support Engineer
18 215 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support
19 208 (3.39%) Consultant
20 207 (3.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (3.74%) .NET
2 150 (2.45%) HTML
3 143 (2.33%) Application Packaging
4 116 (1.89%) CSS
5 94 (1.53%) XML
6 70 (1.14%) ASP.NET
7 65 (1.06%) Web Services
8 62 (1.01%) Software Packaging
9 50 (0.82%) jQuery
10 41 (0.67%) X-Windows
11 29 (0.47%) .NET Framework
12 22 (0.36%) Ajax
13 17 (0.28%) WCF
13 17 (0.28%) WPF
13 17 (0.28%) HTML5
13 17 (0.28%) AngularJS
14 16 (0.26%) LAMP
15 15 (0.24%) J2EE
16 14 (0.23%) Classic ASP
17 11 (0.18%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 898 (14.66%) Blackberry
2 402 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 255 (4.16%) iPhone
4 208 (3.39%) Management Information System
5 186 (3.04%) Fat Client
5 186 (3.04%) Thin Client
6 150 (2.45%) Computer Science
7 134 (2.19%) Video Conferencing
8 131 (2.14%) iPad
9 112 (1.83%) Clustering
10 110 (1.80%) Client/Server
11 108 (1.76%) Hedge funds
12 75 (1.22%) Replication
13 64 (1.04%) Smartphone
14 60 (0.98%) Statistics
15 44 (0.72%) User Experience
16 39 (0.64%) Mathematics
17 35 (0.57%) EPoS
18 34 (0.55%) Mobile App
19 29 (0.47%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 6127 (100.00%) Windows
2 2321 (37.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1695 (27.66%) Windows 8
4 1556 (25.40%) Windows XP
5 1275 (20.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 1255 (20.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 473 (7.72%) Linux
8 260 (4.24%) Windows Vista
9 245 (4.00%) Mac OS X
10 236 (3.85%) Android
11 176 (2.87%) UNIX
12 132 (2.15%) Apple iOS
13 72 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
14 69 (1.13%) Mac OS
15 68 (1.11%) Windows 2000
16 61 (1.00%) Ubuntu
17 56 (0.91%) CentOS
18 53 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 46 (0.75%) Solaris
20 45 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1643 (26.82%) ITIL
2 526 (8.58%) Service Delivery
3 331 (5.40%) Service Management
4 260 (4.24%) Incident Management
5 247 (4.03%) Project Management
6 241 (3.93%) Migration
7 177 (2.89%) Disaster Recovery
8 174 (2.84%) Document Management
9 171 (2.79%) Change Management
9 171 (2.79%) Mentoring
10 167 (2.73%) Time Management
11 165 (2.69%) Asset Management
12 160 (2.61%) Problem Management
13 154 (2.51%) CRM
14 129 (2.11%) Agile Software Development
15 126 (2.06%) Root Cause Analysis
16 116 (1.89%) PRINCE2
17 108 (1.76%) Configuration Management
18 102 (1.66%) Workflow
19 99 (1.62%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 798 (13.02%) SQL
2 429 (7.00%) PowerShell
3 221 (3.61%) C#
4 141 (2.30%) VBScript
5 128 (2.09%) VB
6 117 (1.91%) JavaScript
7 86 (1.40%) Perl
8 77 (1.26%) Java
9 53 (0.87%) C
9 53 (0.87%) Python
10 42 (0.69%) C++
11 39 (0.64%) VB.NET
12 36 (0.59%) T-SQL
12 36 (0.59%) Bash Shell
13 30 (0.49%) PHP
14 25 (0.41%) VBA
15 24 (0.39%) Ruby
16 20 (0.33%) Shell Script
16 20 (0.33%) XAML
17 19 (0.31%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1055 (17.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 585 (9.55%) MCSE
3 524 (8.55%) MCP
4 467 (7.62%) Degree
5 387 (6.32%) MCITP
6 335 (5.47%) Security Cleared
7 322 (5.26%) MCSA
8 262 (4.28%) Cisco Certification
9 243 (3.97%) SC Cleared
10 234 (3.82%) MCTS
11 233 (3.80%) CCNA
12 175 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
13 116 (1.89%) A+ Certification
14 105 (1.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 101 (1.65%) MCDST
16 93 (1.52%) DV Cleared
17 76 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 73 (1.19%) CCNP
19 64 (1.04%) Citrix Certification
20 58 (0.95%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 648 (10.58%) SLA
2 54 (0.88%) QA
3 51 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (0.36%) ISO 9001
5 15 (0.24%) ISO 8583
6 9 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.082%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.049%) COBIT
9 1 (0.016%) HL7
9 1 (0.016%) DICOM
9 1 (0.016%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3486 (56.90%) Active Directory
2 1035 (16.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 590 (9.63%) Hyper-V
4 473 (7.72%) XenApp
5 225 (3.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 223 (3.64%) vSphere
7 211 (3.44%) XenDesktop
8 153 (2.50%) Terminal Services
9 127 (2.07%) VMware ESX
10 103 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
11 74 (1.21%) VMware Workstation
12 45 (0.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 31 (0.51%) XenServer
14 27 (0.44%) Xen
15 22 (0.36%) VMware Server
16 21 (0.34%) MetaFrame
17 20 (0.33%) NFS
18 19 (0.31%) ISA Server
19 18 (0.29%) UAG
20 17 (0.28%) KVM
Systems Management
1 773 (12.62%) SCCM
2 196 (3.20%) Backup Exec
3 174 (2.84%) SCOM
4 139 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
5 138 (2.25%) WSUS
6 88 (1.44%) SCVMM
7 62 (1.01%) NetBackup
7 62 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 47 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
9 46 (0.75%) SCOrch
10 44 (0.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 29 (0.47%) SCSM
11 29 (0.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 20 (0.33%) Casper Suite
13 19 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 17 (0.28%) ARCserve
14 17 (0.28%) Tivoli
14 17 (0.28%) Unicenter
15 16 (0.26%) Nagios
15 16 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3524 (57.52%) Microsoft
2 1515 (24.73%) VMware
3 1505 (24.56%) Citrix
4 843 (13.76%) Cisco
5 513 (8.37%) HP
6 489 (7.98%) Apple
7 344 (5.61%) Symantec
8 265 (4.33%) Dell
9 262 (4.28%) Oracle
10 163 (2.66%) Avaya
11 141 (2.30%) Bloomberg
12 126 (2.06%) Reuters
13 122 (1.99%) LANDesk
14 121 (1.97%) CheckPoint
15 119 (1.94%) NetApp
16 114 (1.86%) AppSense
17 105 (1.71%) Red Hat
17 105 (1.71%) Lotus
18 101 (1.65%) McAfee
19 89 (1.45%) Veeam
London
RM Education
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Bonus, car or car allowance
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Kent
Gold Group
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Kent
Gold Group
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Arts Council of Wales
Salary: From £29,749 to £39,093 per annum - Grade D
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Excellent plus Discretionary Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Up to £75k Basic + Car Allowance, Pe
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Capita ITPS
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Midlands
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + 15% bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Authentic Recruitment
Salary: £18k - 25k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
UK
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 7 hours ago