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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 118 145 146
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 2764 2166 2287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.42% 2.04% 1.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.01% 7.46% 6.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2222 1833 1985
Average salary £28,000 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.84% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £28,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -5.08%

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
30664 29019 32879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.88% 27.29% 27.90%
Number of salaries quoted 25388 24748 28124
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 £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +27 2609 £28,000 -13.84% 372
London +7 1125 £32,500 -14.47% 147
South East +45 729 £27,000 -2.59% 84
City of London -7 248 £32,500 -13.33% 50
Berkshire +98 233 £27,000 +5.88% 25
Surrey +37 165 £27,500 -1.57% 18
East of England -1 159 £26,000 -7.14% 25
Yorkshire +9 148 £23,000 -11.53% 25
North West +4 144 £23,500 -2.08% 24
South West +9 129 £24,775 -0.90% 31
Hampshire -17 124 £26,500 -8.62% 17
West Midlands +6 115 £27,000 -13.60% 19
West Yorkshire +20 107 £21,500 -6.52% 17
Bracknell +36 82 £25,000 - 5
Leeds +16 79 £21,000 -16.00% 7
East Midlands +5 72 £27,000 -4.42% 12
Reading +46 71 £26,500 +11.57% 16
Scotland +14 71 £27,500 +8.91% 15
Cheshire +13 60 £23,500 - 6
Buckinghamshire +6 58 £24,000 - 12
Manchester -26 49 £22,500 -15.09% 11
Hertfordshire 0 48 £26,000 +4.00% 11
East Sussex +12 44 £33,000 -2.94% 2
Wiltshire +13 43 £24,250 -25.38% 8
Cambridgeshire +8 41 £25,000 -21.87% 6
Warrington +6 41 £23,500 +3.29% 3
Bristol +15 36 £25,750 +5.10% 7
Brighton -2 36 £24,000 -29.41% 2
Kent +20 35 £27,500 -1.34% 4
Basingstoke +18 34 £33,500 -15.72% 3

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 5777 (100.00%) Windows
2 3169 (54.86%) Active Directory
3 3069 (53.12%) Microsoft
4 2361 (40.87%) MS Office
5 2220 (38.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 1882 (32.58%) MS Excel
7 1596 (27.63%) MS Exchange
8 1593 (27.57%) Windows XP
9 1579 (27.33%) ITIL
10 1470 (25.45%) VMware
11 1324 (22.92%) Windows Server 2003
12 1243 (21.52%) Citrix
13 1211 (20.96%) Windows 8
14 1169 (20.24%) Microsoft Certification
15 1065 (18.44%) Finance
16 996 (17.24%) TCP/IP
17 926 (16.03%) DNS
18 896 (15.51%) VMware Infrastructure
19 853 (14.77%) Windows Server 2012
20 826 (14.30%) SQL Server
21 797 (13.80%) Cisco
22 791 (13.69%) Exchange Server 2010
23 786 (13.61%) SCCM
24 778 (13.47%) SQL
25 767 (13.28%) LAN
26 757 (13.10%) Blackberry
27 751 (13.00%) DHCP
28 694 (12.01%) Firewall
29 680 (11.77%) VPN
30 678 (11.74%) WAN

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 1596 (27.63%) MS Exchange
2 791 (13.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 445 (7.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 426 (7.37%) SharePoint
5 364 (6.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 271 (4.69%) IIS
7 249 (4.31%) Lync
8 211 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2013
9 206 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
10 108 (1.87%) WorkSite
11 100 (1.73%) IBM Notes
12 73 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
13 57 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
14 51 (0.88%) Apache
15 45 (0.78%) Tomcat
16 42 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
17 37 (0.64%) Lotus Domino
18 35 (0.61%) CMS
19 28 (0.48%) Confluence
20 20 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2361 (40.87%) MS Office
2 1882 (32.58%) MS Excel
3 189 (3.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 61 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 46 (0.80%) MS Project
6 22 (0.38%) Photoshop
7 16 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
8 11 (0.19%) Acrobat
9 5 (0.087%) Final Cut Pro
9 5 (0.087%) Adobe Captivate
10 4 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.035%) S-PLUS
11 2 (0.035%) InDesign
12 1 (0.017%) Maya
12 1 (0.017%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 31 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
3 19 (0.33%) BASE24
4 18 (0.31%) Maximo
5 12 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 12 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
6 11 (0.19%) Movex
7 8 (0.14%) Misys Opics
7 8 (0.14%) Eikon
8 7 (0.12%) assyst
8 7 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (0.10%) Agresso
10 5 (0.087%) Line 50
10 5 (0.087%) Line 500
11 4 (0.069%) SAP Business One
11 4 (0.069%) Sage 200
12 3 (0.052%) Academy Housing
13 2 (0.035%) Sage MMS
13 2 (0.035%) Cognos Controller
13 2 (0.035%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 244 (4.22%) Office 365
2 53 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (0.73%) SaaS
4 25 (0.43%) Google Apps
5 18 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (0.28%) IaaS
7 7 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.069%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (0.069%) PaaS
9 2 (0.035%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 996 (17.24%) TCP/IP
2 926 (16.03%) DNS
3 767 (13.28%) LAN
4 751 (13.00%) DHCP
5 694 (12.01%) Firewall
6 680 (11.77%) VPN
7 678 (11.74%) WAN
8 381 (6.60%) SAN
9 328 (5.68%) Internet
10 318 (5.50%) VoIP
11 235 (4.07%) Wireless
12 157 (2.72%) Wi-Fi
13 95 (1.64%) VLAN
14 94 (1.63%) Network Security
15 90 (1.56%) SSL
16 78 (1.35%) SMTP
17 75 (1.30%) Intranet
18 74 (1.28%) ADSL
19 69 (1.19%) HTTP
20 67 (1.16%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 826 (14.30%) SQL Server
2 249 (4.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 145 (2.51%) MySQL
4 120 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 115 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 51 (0.88%) Relational Database
7 50 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 34 (0.59%) MS Access
9 29 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
10 28 (0.48%) RDBMS
11 27 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
12 23 (0.40%) Oracle Database
13 21 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
14 16 (0.28%) DB2
15 10 (0.17%) Oracle Database 10g
16 8 (0.14%) Oracle Database 11g
16 8 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 8 (0.14%) Big Data
17 6 (0.10%) MongoDB
18 5 (0.087%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 116 (2.01%) MSI
2 53 (0.92%) Visual Studio
3 41 (0.71%) LoadRunner
4 38 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 37 (0.64%) QuickTest Pro
6 31 (0.54%) Subversion
7 22 (0.38%) JIRA
8 21 (0.36%) NUnit
8 21 (0.36%) Selenium
9 20 (0.35%) Jenkins
10 19 (0.33%) MSTest
10 19 (0.33%) SilkPerformer
11 18 (0.31%) InstallShield
12 16 (0.28%) WiX
13 15 (0.26%) MSBuild
14 14 (0.24%) IntelliJ
14 14 (0.24%) FishEye
14 14 (0.24%) Ranorex
14 14 (0.24%) NuGet
14 14 (0.24%) VisualVM
General
1 1065 (18.44%) Finance
2 414 (7.17%) Law
3 369 (6.39%) Legal
4 250 (4.33%) Telecoms
5 230 (3.98%) Banking
6 187 (3.24%) Retail
7 114 (1.97%) Financial Institution
8 81 (1.40%) Back Office
9 67 (1.16%) Advertising
10 58 (1.00%) Marketing
11 55 (0.95%) Manufacturing
12 44 (0.76%) Investment Banking
13 40 (0.69%) French Language
14 34 (0.59%) Front Office
15 31 (0.54%) Electronics
16 25 (0.43%) German Language
17 24 (0.42%) Spanish Language
18 23 (0.40%) Publishing
19 22 (0.38%) Local Government
20 21 (0.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 1954 (33.82%) Analyst
2 1141 (19.75%) Support Analyst
3 972 (16.83%) Support Engineer
4 763 (13.21%) IT Support
5 696 (12.05%) 2nd Line Support
6 613 (10.61%) Service Analyst
7 598 (10.35%) Desktop Support
8 597 (10.33%) Service Desk Analyst
9 332 (5.75%) 1st Line Support
10 322 (5.57%) IT Support Analyst
11 295 (5.11%) Desktop Analyst
12 280 (4.85%) Administrator
13 254 (4.40%) Desktop Support Analyst
14 236 (4.09%) 3rd Line Support
15 226 (3.91%) Technical Support
16 225 (3.89%) IT Support Engineer
17 219 (3.79%) Help Desk Analyst
18 217 (3.76%) Help Desk Support
19 213 (3.69%) Support Technician
20 206 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (2.86%) .NET
2 121 (2.09%) HTML
3 106 (1.83%) Application Packaging
4 103 (1.78%) XML
5 76 (1.32%) CSS
6 60 (1.04%) jQuery
7 58 (1.00%) Software Packaging
8 57 (0.99%) Web Services
9 50 (0.87%) LAMP
10 41 (0.71%) ASP.NET
11 29 (0.50%) OCX
12 22 (0.38%) J2EE
13 18 (0.31%) Ajax
13 18 (0.31%) X-Windows
14 17 (0.29%) .NET Framework
15 14 (0.24%) COM
15 14 (0.24%) Middleware
16 12 (0.21%) AngularJS
16 12 (0.21%) Sass
16 12 (0.21%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 757 (13.10%) Blackberry
2 365 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
3 185 (3.20%) iPhone
4 182 (3.15%) Management Information System
5 154 (2.67%) iPad
6 147 (2.54%) Video Conferencing
7 130 (2.25%) Computer Science
8 121 (2.09%) Thin Client
8 121 (2.09%) Fat Client
9 113 (1.96%) Hedge funds
10 110 (1.90%) Clustering
11 84 (1.45%) Client/Server
12 46 (0.80%) PDA
13 45 (0.78%) Mathematics
14 42 (0.73%) Statistics
15 34 (0.59%) Mobile App
16 30 (0.52%) Replication
16 30 (0.52%) Open Source
17 29 (0.50%) Kindle
17 29 (0.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5777 (100.00%) Windows
2 2220 (38.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 1593 (27.57%) Windows XP
4 1324 (22.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 1211 (20.96%) Windows 8
6 853 (14.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 623 (10.78%) Linux
8 276 (4.78%) Mac OS X
9 258 (4.47%) Windows Vista
10 243 (4.21%) Android
11 185 (3.20%) UNIX
12 118 (2.04%) Apple iOS
13 89 (1.54%) Ubuntu
14 81 (1.40%) Mac OS
15 62 (1.07%) Windows 2000
16 49 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
17 46 (0.80%) Windows Phone
18 44 (0.76%) Solaris
19 38 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 32 (0.55%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1579 (27.33%) ITIL
2 362 (6.27%) Service Delivery
3 324 (5.61%) Service Management
4 210 (3.64%) Project Management
5 206 (3.57%) Migration
6 196 (3.39%) Incident Management
7 172 (2.98%) Change Management
8 158 (2.73%) Mentoring
9 150 (2.60%) Document Management
10 149 (2.58%) Problem Management
11 147 (2.54%) Asset Management
12 133 (2.30%) CRM
13 132 (2.28%) Disaster Recovery
14 116 (2.01%) Coaching
15 108 (1.87%) Time Management
16 103 (1.78%) Agile Software Development
17 94 (1.63%) PRINCE2
17 94 (1.63%) ITSM
18 93 (1.61%) Information Security
19 88 (1.52%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 778 (13.47%) SQL
2 454 (7.86%) PowerShell
3 210 (3.64%) VBScript
4 205 (3.55%) VB
5 179 (3.10%) C#
6 98 (1.70%) JavaScript
6 98 (1.70%) Perl
7 85 (1.47%) Java
8 66 (1.14%) C++
9 64 (1.11%) PHP
9 64 (1.11%) C
10 51 (0.88%) Python
11 43 (0.74%) Bash Shell
12 32 (0.55%) T-SQL
13 26 (0.45%) Shell Script
14 23 (0.40%) VB.NET
15 22 (0.38%) Ruby
16 19 (0.33%) VBA
17 17 (0.29%) PL/SQL
17 17 (0.29%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1169 (20.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 620 (10.73%) MCSE
3 578 (10.01%) Degree
4 444 (7.69%) MCP
5 350 (6.06%) MCITP
6 344 (5.95%) MCSA
7 289 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
8 265 (4.59%) Security Cleared
9 256 (4.43%) CCNA
10 190 (3.29%) MCTS
11 184 (3.19%) SC Cleared
12 153 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
13 93 (1.61%) MCDST
14 84 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 82 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 81 (1.40%) A+ Certification
17 71 (1.23%) ISEB
18 70 (1.21%) CCNP
18 70 (1.21%) ISTQB
19 52 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 601 (10.40%) SLA
2 85 (1.47%) QA
3 66 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 40 (0.69%) ISO 9001
5 19 (0.33%) ISO 8583
6 11 (0.19%) COBIT
7 8 (0.14%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.087%) JSP 440
9 4 (0.069%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.035%) EMIR
11 1 (0.017%) BS7799
11 1 (0.017%) GMP
11 1 (0.017%) GLP
System Software
1 3169 (54.86%) Active Directory
2 896 (15.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 456 (7.89%) Hyper-V
4 349 (6.04%) XenApp
5 243 (4.21%) vSphere
6 207 (3.58%) Microsoft App-V
7 204 (3.53%) XenDesktop
8 188 (3.25%) VMware ESX
9 128 (2.22%) Terminal Services
10 123 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
11 67 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
12 46 (0.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 44 (0.76%) XenServer
14 42 (0.73%) UAG
15 33 (0.57%) VMware Server
16 31 (0.54%) Samba
17 27 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 26 (0.45%) Terminal Server
19 24 (0.42%) ISA Server
20 20 (0.35%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 786 (13.61%) SCCM
2 190 (3.29%) Backup Exec
3 164 (2.84%) WSUS
4 110 (1.90%) Norton AntiVirus
5 105 (1.82%) SCOM
6 88 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 74 (1.28%) NetBackup
8 44 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
9 33 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 32 (0.55%) Tivoli
10 32 (0.55%) Nagios
11 30 (0.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 30 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
12 23 (0.40%) SCVMM
13 19 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 18 (0.31%) ZENworks
15 17 (0.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 16 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
17 15 (0.26%) AppDNA
18 14 (0.24%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 3069 (53.12%) Microsoft
2 1470 (25.45%) VMware
3 1243 (21.52%) Citrix
4 797 (13.80%) Cisco
5 529 (9.16%) HP
6 385 (6.66%) Apple
7 331 (5.73%) Symantec
8 293 (5.07%) Oracle
9 249 (4.31%) Dell
10 142 (2.46%) Avaya
11 137 (2.37%) NetApp
12 129 (2.23%) McAfee
13 121 (2.09%) Lotus
14 114 (1.97%) Bloomberg
15 111 (1.92%) Juniper
16 107 (1.85%) Remedy
17 105 (1.82%) AppSense
18 96 (1.66%) IBM
19 94 (1.63%) ServiceNow
20 89 (1.54%) Reuters
London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £26,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Surrey
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 22,000 to 28,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Harrow, Middlesex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Salary: £23k - 29k per year
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + bens + bonus + on call
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £49000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
East London
Total Gas & Power Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Excellent Benefits package offered
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 19 hours ago