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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 96 131 143
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 3287 2495 2304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.93% 2.27% 1.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.67% 8.31% 7.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2755 2085 1993
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 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £26,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -15.87%

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
30819 30012 32377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.44% 27.37% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 25750 24983 27952
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £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 18 December 2014 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 18 December 2014. 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 +35 3081 £30,000 - 326
London +36 1532 £32,500 -7.14% 110
South East +43 728 £28,000 +7.69% 79
City of London +40 395 £35,000 -6.66% 37
Berkshire +68 202 £29,000 +16.00% 17
Surrey +28 198 £31,500 +36.95% 16
East of England -7 179 £26,000 +3.48% 18
North West +7 172 £26,000 +4.00% 38
Yorkshire +17 163 £24,150 +0.62% 25
West Midlands +2 133 £27,500 -8.33% 19
South West +11 127 £25,500 -0.97% 17
Hampshire +9 112 £27,500 -6.77% 14
Reading +54 102 £28,000 -22.75% 8
West Yorkshire -6 98 £25,000 +4.16% 18
Manchester +9 94 £32,000 +16.36% 21
Scotland -8 76 £25,000 -9.09% 9
Leeds -3 65 £24,000 - 13
Bracknell +25 64 £31,250 +52.43% 4
Hertfordshire -8 54 £28,250 +6.60% 5
Essex +5 53 £30,000 +11.11% 5
Buckinghamshire +1 53 £26,250 +19.31% 13
Cheshire -2 50 £24,500 +4.25% 11
Oxfordshire +23 49 £26,000 -0.95% 8
Kent +13 46 £35,000 +27.27% 4
East Midlands -24 46 £24,500 -14.66% 15
Milton Keynes +32 45 £25,000 -41.17% 3
Edinburgh -2 44 £27,500 +25.00% 2
Cambridgeshire -11 44 £25,500 -8.92% 8
Bristol -5 40 £27,000 -5.26% 8
Birmingham -9 37 £25,000 -16.66% 7

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 6097 (100.00%) Windows
2 3441 (56.44%) Active Directory
3 3395 (55.68%) Microsoft
4 2609 (42.79%) MS Office
5 2327 (38.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 2047 (33.57%) MS Excel
7 1633 (26.78%) Windows XP
8 1627 (26.69%) MS Exchange
9 1619 (26.55%) ITIL
10 1583 (25.96%) Windows 8
11 1541 (25.27%) VMware
12 1452 (23.81%) Citrix
13 1301 (21.34%) Windows Server 2003
14 1184 (19.42%) Windows Server 2012
15 1093 (17.93%) Finance
16 1069 (17.53%) DNS
17 1059 (17.37%) Microsoft Certification
18 1013 (16.61%) VMware Infrastructure
19 955 (15.66%) TCP/IP
20 895 (14.68%) DHCP
21 850 (13.94%) Blackberry
22 835 (13.70%) Cisco
23 809 (13.27%) SQL Server
24 779 (12.78%) Exchange Server 2010
25 776 (12.73%) SQL
26 763 (12.51%) LAN
26 763 (12.51%) SCCM
27 751 (12.32%) Firewall
28 714 (11.71%) WAN
29 656 (10.76%) SLA

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 1627 (26.69%) MS Exchange
2 779 (12.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 486 (7.97%) SharePoint
4 467 (7.66%) Exchange Server 2007
5 358 (5.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 314 (5.15%) IIS
7 284 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2013
8 280 (4.59%) Lync
9 206 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2003
10 99 (1.62%) WorkSite
11 94 (1.54%) IBM Notes
12 71 (1.16%) Apache
13 66 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
14 43 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
15 38 (0.62%) CMS
16 32 (0.52%) Tomcat
17 31 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
18 30 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
19 22 (0.36%) WebLogic
20 21 (0.34%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2609 (42.79%) MS Office
2 2047 (33.57%) MS Excel
3 214 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 46 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 39 (0.64%) MS Project
6 13 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 12 (0.20%) Acrobat
8 11 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 11 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
8 11 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
9 8 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.082%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.033%) S-PLUS
11 2 (0.033%) Revit
11 2 (0.033%) InDesign
11 2 (0.033%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.016%) Final Cut Pro
12 1 (0.016%) Maya
12 1 (0.016%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 32 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 15 (0.25%) Agresso
4 14 (0.23%) BASE24
5 13 (0.21%) Maximo
5 13 (0.21%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 12 (0.20%) Eikon
7 9 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 8 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (0.11%) Misys Opics
10 6 (0.098%) Dynamics NAV
10 6 (0.098%) SAP Business One
11 5 (0.082%) assyst
12 4 (0.066%) Dynamics GP
12 4 (0.066%) Sage 50
13 3 (0.049%) Line 500
13 3 (0.049%) Cognos Controller
13 3 (0.049%) Academy Housing
13 3 (0.049%) RMDS
14 2 (0.033%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 288 (4.72%) Office 365
2 97 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (0.56%) Google Apps
4 32 (0.52%) SaaS
5 21 (0.34%) IaaS
6 16 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (0.13%) PaaS
8 1 (0.016%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.016%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.016%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1069 (17.53%) DNS
2 955 (15.66%) TCP/IP
3 895 (14.68%) DHCP
4 763 (12.51%) LAN
5 751 (12.32%) Firewall
6 714 (11.71%) WAN
7 636 (10.43%) VPN
8 411 (6.74%) SAN
9 389 (6.38%) Internet
10 295 (4.84%) VoIP
11 243 (3.99%) Wireless
12 134 (2.20%) Wi-Fi
13 105 (1.72%) VLAN
14 96 (1.57%) IP Telephony
15 95 (1.56%) Intranet
16 89 (1.46%) Network Security
17 82 (1.34%) Cisco ASA
18 74 (1.21%) iSCSI
19 68 (1.12%) NAS
20 67 (1.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 809 (13.27%) SQL Server
2 244 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 124 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 122 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 97 (1.59%) MySQL
6 65 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 41 (0.67%) MS Access
8 37 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
9 30 (0.49%) Relational Database
10 29 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
11 28 (0.46%) Oracle Database
12 22 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
13 21 (0.34%) RDBMS
14 16 (0.26%) DB2
15 13 (0.21%) MongoDB
16 11 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
17 10 (0.16%) Data Mining
18 9 (0.15%) NoSQL
19 8 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 7 (0.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 84 (1.38%) MSI
2 71 (1.16%) Visual Studio
3 61 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 54 (0.89%) LoadRunner
5 44 (0.72%) NUnit
6 40 (0.66%) MSTest
7 37 (0.61%) QuickTest Pro
8 36 (0.59%) WiX
9 35 (0.57%) MSBuild
9 35 (0.57%) Subversion
10 34 (0.56%) NuGet
10 34 (0.56%) Ranorex
11 26 (0.43%) InstallShield
12 21 (0.34%) SilkPerformer
12 21 (0.34%) JIRA
12 21 (0.34%) Git (software)
13 14 (0.23%) Selenium
14 10 (0.16%) AdminStudio
14 10 (0.16%) Jenkins
15 9 (0.15%) Eclipse
General
1 1093 (17.93%) Finance
2 440 (7.22%) Law
3 374 (6.13%) Legal
4 287 (4.71%) Banking
5 215 (3.53%) Telecoms
6 210 (3.44%) Retail
7 99 (1.62%) Financial Institution
8 79 (1.30%) Back Office
9 77 (1.26%) Advertising
10 73 (1.20%) Marketing
11 55 (0.90%) Investment Banking
12 45 (0.74%) Manufacturing
13 33 (0.54%) Front Office
14 31 (0.51%) French Language
15 22 (0.36%) Publishing
16 21 (0.34%) German Language
17 19 (0.31%) Billing
18 18 (0.30%) Electronics
19 17 (0.28%) Games
20 15 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2081 (34.13%) Analyst
2 1155 (18.94%) Support Analyst
3 1075 (17.63%) Support Engineer
4 835 (13.70%) IT Support
5 730 (11.97%) Service Analyst
6 720 (11.81%) Service Desk Analyst
7 678 (11.12%) 2nd Line Support
8 608 (9.97%) Desktop Support
9 338 (5.54%) IT Support Analyst
10 294 (4.82%) 1st Line Support
11 268 (4.40%) Technical Support
12 257 (4.22%) Help Desk Analyst
13 253 (4.15%) Administrator
14 246 (4.03%) Desktop Analyst
15 237 (3.89%) Support Technician
16 233 (3.82%) Desktop Engineer
17 229 (3.76%) IT Support Engineer
18 216 (3.54%) Help Desk Support
19 215 (3.53%) Desktop Support Analyst
19 215 (3.53%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (3.46%) .NET
2 155 (2.54%) HTML
3 135 (2.21%) Application Packaging
4 112 (1.84%) CSS
5 97 (1.59%) XML
6 65 (1.07%) ASP.NET
7 62 (1.02%) Software Packaging
8 60 (0.98%) jQuery
8 60 (0.98%) Web Services
9 40 (0.66%) X-Windows
10 31 (0.51%) LAMP
11 26 (0.43%) Ajax
11 26 (0.43%) .NET Framework
12 21 (0.34%) HTML5
13 15 (0.25%) WPF
13 15 (0.25%) COM+
14 14 (0.23%) Classic ASP
14 14 (0.23%) J2EE
15 13 (0.21%) WCF
15 13 (0.21%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 850 (13.94%) Blackberry
2 370 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
3 238 (3.90%) iPhone
4 199 (3.26%) Management Information System
5 165 (2.71%) Thin Client
5 165 (2.71%) Fat Client
6 147 (2.41%) Video Conferencing
7 133 (2.18%) Computer Science
8 129 (2.12%) iPad
9 121 (1.98%) Clustering
10 110 (1.80%) Hedge funds
11 92 (1.51%) Client/Server
12 68 (1.12%) Replication
13 64 (1.05%) Statistics
14 51 (0.84%) Smartphone
15 42 (0.69%) Mathematics
16 38 (0.62%) Mobile App
17 33 (0.54%) User Experience
17 33 (0.54%) Open Source
18 29 (0.48%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 6097 (100.00%) Windows
2 2327 (38.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1633 (26.78%) Windows XP
4 1583 (25.96%) Windows 8
5 1301 (21.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 1184 (19.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 492 (8.07%) Linux
8 261 (4.28%) Mac OS X
9 259 (4.25%) Windows Vista
10 237 (3.89%) Android
11 181 (2.97%) UNIX
12 114 (1.87%) Apple iOS
13 76 (1.25%) Windows Mobile
14 69 (1.13%) Ubuntu
15 61 (1.00%) Windows 2000
16 55 (0.90%) Mac OS
17 52 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 50 (0.82%) Solaris
19 41 (0.67%) CentOS
20 40 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1619 (26.55%) ITIL
2 472 (7.74%) Service Delivery
3 313 (5.13%) Service Management
4 248 (4.07%) Incident Management
5 237 (3.89%) Project Management
6 211 (3.46%) Migration
7 177 (2.90%) Disaster Recovery
8 173 (2.84%) Change Management
9 164 (2.69%) Mentoring
10 162 (2.66%) Asset Management
11 158 (2.59%) CRM
12 157 (2.58%) Document Management
13 143 (2.35%) Problem Management
14 132 (2.16%) Time Management
15 124 (2.03%) Agile Software Development
16 117 (1.92%) PRINCE2
17 112 (1.84%) Root Cause Analysis
18 104 (1.71%) Configuration Management
19 96 (1.57%) Continuous Improvement
20 93 (1.53%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 776 (12.73%) SQL
2 422 (6.92%) PowerShell
3 217 (3.56%) C#
4 161 (2.64%) VBScript
5 140 (2.30%) VB
6 110 (1.80%) JavaScript
7 93 (1.53%) Perl
8 67 (1.10%) Java
9 50 (0.82%) C
9 50 (0.82%) Python
10 45 (0.74%) Bash Shell
10 45 (0.74%) C++
11 41 (0.67%) PHP
12 32 (0.52%) T-SQL
13 26 (0.43%) VB.NET
13 26 (0.43%) Shell Script
14 24 (0.39%) Ruby
15 22 (0.36%) XAML
16 18 (0.30%) VBA
16 18 (0.30%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1059 (17.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 563 (9.23%) MCSE
3 487 (7.99%) MCP
4 470 (7.71%) Degree
5 372 (6.10%) MCITP
6 334 (5.48%) MCSA
7 312 (5.12%) Security Cleared
8 270 (4.43%) Cisco Certification
9 238 (3.90%) CCNA
10 233 (3.82%) MCTS
11 230 (3.77%) SC Cleared
12 169 (2.77%) ITIL Certification
13 112 (1.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 109 (1.79%) A+ Certification
15 104 (1.71%) MCDST
16 82 (1.34%) DV Cleared
17 81 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 78 (1.28%) CCNP
19 71 (1.16%) ISEB
20 68 (1.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 656 (10.76%) SLA
2 58 (0.95%) QA
3 51 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (0.41%) ISO 9001
5 14 (0.23%) ISO 8583
6 9 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.11%) COBIT
8 5 (0.082%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.016%) EMIR
9 1 (0.016%) HL7
9 1 (0.016%) DICOM
9 1 (0.016%) BS7799
System Software
1 3441 (56.44%) Active Directory
2 1013 (16.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 604 (9.91%) Hyper-V
4 423 (6.94%) XenApp
5 231 (3.79%) vSphere
6 199 (3.26%) Microsoft App-V
7 188 (3.08%) XenDesktop
8 151 (2.48%) Terminal Services
9 132 (2.16%) VMware ESX
10 115 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
11 74 (1.21%) VMware Workstation
12 34 (0.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 32 (0.52%) XenServer
14 27 (0.44%) UAG
15 24 (0.39%) MetaFrame
15 24 (0.39%) NFS
15 24 (0.39%) KVM
16 22 (0.36%) ISA Server
16 22 (0.36%) VMware Server
17 19 (0.31%) Xen
Systems Management
1 763 (12.51%) SCCM
2 204 (3.35%) Backup Exec
3 141 (2.31%) SCOM
3 141 (2.31%) Norton AntiVirus
4 132 (2.16%) WSUS
5 78 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 71 (1.16%) SCVMM
7 68 (1.12%) NetBackup
8 55 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
9 49 (0.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 38 (0.62%) SCOrch
11 29 (0.48%) Tivoli
12 27 (0.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 23 (0.38%) SCSM
14 22 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 21 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 20 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
17 19 (0.31%) Unicenter
17 19 (0.31%) ARCserve
18 15 (0.25%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 3395 (55.68%) Microsoft
2 1541 (25.27%) VMware
3 1452 (23.81%) Citrix
4 835 (13.70%) Cisco
5 521 (8.55%) HP
6 467 (7.66%) Apple
7 354 (5.81%) Symantec
8 290 (4.76%) Oracle
9 262 (4.30%) Dell
10 187 (3.07%) Avaya
11 147 (2.41%) Bloomberg
12 127 (2.08%) CheckPoint
13 124 (2.03%) NetApp
14 119 (1.95%) LANDesk
15 117 (1.92%) Reuters
16 112 (1.84%) McAfee
17 105 (1.72%) Juniper
18 102 (1.67%) Lotus
18 102 (1.67%) AppSense
19 101 (1.66%) Remedy
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EMIS
Salary: Up to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: Benefits package
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £27000 - £34000 per annum + Application Support Analyst
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: £17000 per annum
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
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Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits+Training
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Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
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Salary: From £15,000 to £17,000 per annum
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