The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 125 133 158
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +25
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 2801 2290 2088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.31% 2.06% 1.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.69% 7.60% 6.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2407 1919 1851
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
32237 30128 33555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.57% 27.13% 26.70%
Number of salaries quoted 26870 25240 28921
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 18 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +9 2669 £30,000 -7.69% 347
London +24 1297 £35,000 - 132
South East +12 589 £26,000 -20.00% 87
City of London +41 330 £37,750 -11.17% 37
East of England -12 164 £26,500 -11.66% 18
Yorkshire -15 151 £24,000 - 22
North West +14 144 £24,000 -8.57% 16
South West 0 142 £25,000 -16.66% 32
Hampshire +4 136 £25,000 -35.89% 10
Berkshire -15 121 £27,500 -21.42% 19
West Midlands +13 113 £25,000 -9.09% 21
Surrey +3 104 £24,500 -10.90% 21
West Yorkshire +15 99 £24,500 +7.69% 13
Leeds +25 88 £24,000 - 10
Manchester +25 80 £23,000 -22.03% 10
West Sussex +54 79 £27,500 -25.67% 12
Scotland +18 77 £32,500 +18.18% 10
East Midlands +16 74 £26,000 -5.45% 11
Birmingham +14 51 £28,000 -10.40% 9
Southampton +13 46 £24,750 -38.12% 4
Hertfordshire -11 46 £25,500 -8.92% 3
Reading -11 46 £28,764 -23.29% 7
Oxfordshire -27 44 £32,500 -1.51% 11
Bristol +4 42 £23,500 -10.47% 9
Bedfordshire -2 42 £34,000 -7.69% 5
Buckinghamshire +18 41 £22,250 -8.24% 5
Cheshire -1 37 £30,000 +46.34% 3
Essex -16 36 £22,250 -31.53% 3
Wiltshire +4 31 £42,500 +21.42% 9
Bedford -1 31 £31,250 -21.87% 4

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5064 (100.00%) Windows
2 2954 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 2859 (56.46%) Microsoft
4 2105 (41.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1979 (39.08%) MS Office
6 1661 (32.80%) MS Excel
7 1585 (31.30%) Windows XP
8 1543 (30.47%) MS Exchange
9 1429 (28.22%) VMware
10 1320 (26.07%) ITIL
11 1261 (24.90%) Windows Server 2003
12 1099 (21.70%) Citrix
13 1052 (20.77%) Microsoft Certification
14 967 (19.10%) VMware Infrastructure
15 963 (19.02%) Finance
16 960 (18.96%) DNS
17 946 (18.68%) TCP/IP
18 944 (18.64%) Windows 8
19 853 (16.84%) Cisco
20 809 (15.98%) SQL
21 802 (15.84%) Exchange Server 2010
22 798 (15.76%) SQL Server
23 793 (15.66%) SCCM
24 758 (14.97%) Blackberry
25 733 (14.47%) DHCP
26 713 (14.08%) Firewall
27 678 (13.39%) VPN
28 646 (12.76%) LAN
29 614 (12.12%) Degree
30 607 (11.99%) WAN

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1543 (30.47%) MS Exchange
2 802 (15.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 487 (9.62%) SharePoint
4 386 (7.62%) Exchange Server 2007
5 343 (6.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 275 (5.43%) IIS
7 240 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2003
8 200 (3.95%) Lync
9 147 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
10 117 (2.31%) SharePoint 2010
11 92 (1.82%) IBM Notes
12 75 (1.48%) WorkSite
13 71 (1.40%) Apache
14 61 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
15 54 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
16 46 (0.91%) Tomcat
17 34 (0.67%) Confluence
18 21 (0.41%) Lotus Domino
19 19 (0.38%) WebSphere
19 19 (0.38%) CMS
Applications
1 1979 (39.08%) MS Office
2 1661 (32.80%) MS Excel
3 143 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 77 (1.52%) MS Visio
5 51 (1.01%) MS Project
6 10 (0.20%) Acrobat
7 5 (0.099%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.079%) Adobe Captivate
9 3 (0.059%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.039%) S-PLUS
10 2 (0.039%) Final Cut Pro
10 2 (0.039%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.020%) Maya
11 1 (0.020%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 43 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.49%) Maximo
3 21 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 21 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
4 15 (0.30%) Eikon
5 9 (0.18%) assyst
6 7 (0.14%) 3000 Xtra
6 7 (0.14%) Line 50
6 7 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
6 7 (0.14%) Misys Opics
7 6 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (0.099%) Oracle Receivables
8 5 (0.099%) SAP ERP
8 5 (0.099%) SAP CRM
9 4 (0.079%) Towers Watson Igloo
9 4 (0.079%) RiskWrite
10 3 (0.059%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.059%) Visualfiles
10 3 (0.059%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 206 (4.07%) Office 365
2 42 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (0.81%) SaaS
4 24 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (0.36%) Google Apps
6 16 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (0.26%) IaaS
8 4 (0.079%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.020%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 960 (18.96%) DNS
2 946 (18.68%) TCP/IP
3 733 (14.47%) DHCP
4 713 (14.08%) Firewall
5 678 (13.39%) VPN
6 646 (12.76%) LAN
7 607 (11.99%) WAN
8 345 (6.81%) SAN
9 278 (5.49%) VoIP
10 253 (5.00%) Internet
11 228 (4.50%) Wireless
12 147 (2.90%) SSL
13 146 (2.88%) Wi-Fi
14 103 (2.03%) VLAN
15 85 (1.68%) SMTP
16 83 (1.64%) IP Telephony
17 78 (1.54%) Network Security
17 78 (1.54%) HTTP
18 68 (1.34%) Intranet
19 63 (1.24%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 798 (15.76%) SQL Server
2 279 (5.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 128 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 111 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 62 (1.22%) MySQL
6 53 (1.05%) Oracle Database
7 51 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 49 (0.97%) Relational Database
9 31 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
10 24 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
10 24 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 24 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
11 18 (0.36%) MS Access
12 15 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
13 12 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (0.22%) RDBMS
15 10 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 7 (0.14%) QlikView
16 7 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
17 6 (0.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 105 (2.07%) MSI
2 56 (1.11%) InstallShield
3 49 (0.97%) Visual Studio
4 34 (0.67%) JIRA
5 27 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (0.47%) Subversion
7 16 (0.32%) AdminStudio
7 16 (0.32%) Fiddler
8 12 (0.24%) Wise Package Studio
8 12 (0.24%) Jenkins
9 11 (0.22%) ReSharper
10 8 (0.16%) Selenium
10 8 (0.16%) Git (software)
10 8 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (0.14%) Eclipse
12 6 (0.12%) Firebug
13 5 (0.099%) SCons
13 5 (0.099%) SoapUI
13 5 (0.099%) LabVIEW
14 4 (0.079%) IntelliJ
General
1 963 (19.02%) Finance
2 349 (6.89%) Law
3 253 (5.00%) Legal
4 229 (4.52%) Banking
5 208 (4.11%) Telecoms
6 130 (2.57%) Retail
7 117 (2.31%) Back Office
8 61 (1.20%) Financial Institution
9 58 (1.15%) Front Office
10 56 (1.11%) Advertising
11 53 (1.05%) Marketing
12 51 (1.01%) Investment Banking
13 40 (0.79%) Spanish Language
14 39 (0.77%) Manufacturing
14 39 (0.77%) French Language
15 34 (0.67%) Electronics
16 31 (0.61%) German Language
17 28 (0.55%) Automotive
17 28 (0.55%) Publishing
18 24 (0.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1581 (31.22%) Analyst
2 920 (18.17%) Support Analyst
3 853 (16.84%) Support Engineer
4 639 (12.62%) IT Support
5 551 (10.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 545 (10.76%) Desktop Support
7 480 (9.48%) Service Analyst
8 479 (9.46%) Service Desk Analyst
9 290 (5.73%) 1st Line Support
10 267 (5.27%) Desktop Engineer
11 263 (5.19%) Administrator
12 245 (4.84%) Desktop Analyst
13 243 (4.80%) IT Support Analyst
14 225 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
15 210 (4.15%) Desktop Support Analyst
16 192 (3.79%) Support Technician
17 191 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 189 (3.73%) Systems Administrator
19 187 (3.69%) Technical Support
19 187 (3.69%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (3.46%) .NET
2 97 (1.92%) XML
3 93 (1.84%) Application Packaging
4 76 (1.50%) HTML
5 65 (1.28%) Software Packaging
6 62 (1.22%) Web Services
7 52 (1.03%) ASP.NET
8 40 (0.79%) jQuery
8 40 (0.79%) Middleware
9 39 (0.77%) CSS
10 37 (0.73%) COM
11 18 (0.36%) Ajax
12 15 (0.30%) .NET Framework
13 12 (0.24%) OCX
14 10 (0.20%) WCF
14 10 (0.20%) AngularJS
14 10 (0.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (0.18%) ODBC
16 7 (0.14%) Rendezvous
16 7 (0.14%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 758 (14.97%) Blackberry
2 171 (3.38%) Computer Science
3 167 (3.30%) iPad
4 164 (3.24%) Management Information System
5 159 (3.14%) iPhone
6 126 (2.49%) Fat Client
6 126 (2.49%) Thin Client
7 123 (2.43%) Video Conferencing
8 121 (2.39%) Hedge funds
9 102 (2.01%) Replication
10 97 (1.92%) Clustering
11 67 (1.32%) Client/Server
12 58 (1.15%) Smartphone
13 45 (0.89%) Mathematics
14 38 (0.75%) Statistics
15 31 (0.61%) EPoS
15 31 (0.61%) Firmware
16 29 (0.57%) PDA
17 25 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
18 24 (0.47%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5064 (100.00%) Windows
2 2105 (41.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1585 (31.30%) Windows XP
4 1261 (24.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 944 (18.64%) Windows 8
6 583 (11.51%) Linux
7 552 (10.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 394 (7.78%) Windows Vista
9 218 (4.30%) Mac OS X
10 198 (3.91%) Android
11 159 (3.14%) UNIX
12 150 (2.96%) Apple iOS
13 116 (2.29%) Mac OS
14 104 (2.05%) Windows 2000
15 67 (1.32%) CentOS
16 48 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 47 (0.93%) Windows Phone
18 46 (0.91%) Ubuntu
19 45 (0.89%) Solaris
20 40 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1320 (26.07%) ITIL
2 322 (6.36%) Service Delivery
3 289 (5.71%) Service Management
4 223 (4.40%) Problem Management
5 220 (4.34%) Migration
6 209 (4.13%) Project Management
7 156 (3.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 154 (3.04%) Change Management
8 154 (3.04%) Incident Management
9 141 (2.78%) CRM
10 129 (2.55%) Asset Management
11 115 (2.27%) Document Management
12 104 (2.05%) Workflow
13 101 (1.99%) PRINCE2
14 95 (1.88%) ITSM
15 94 (1.86%) Time Management
16 89 (1.76%) Continuous Improvement
17 79 (1.56%) Project Planning
18 76 (1.50%) Software Deployment
19 75 (1.48%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 809 (15.98%) SQL
2 429 (8.47%) PowerShell
3 149 (2.94%) VBScript
4 148 (2.92%) C#
5 108 (2.13%) VB
6 106 (2.09%) C
7 75 (1.48%) Java
7 75 (1.48%) JavaScript
8 73 (1.44%) Perl
9 55 (1.09%) T-SQL
10 51 (1.01%) C++
11 44 (0.87%) Python
12 41 (0.81%) PHP
13 35 (0.69%) VB.NET
14 27 (0.53%) VBA
15 19 (0.38%) Shell Script
16 18 (0.36%) PL/SQL
17 16 (0.32%) Bash Shell
18 10 (0.20%) VB6
18 10 (0.20%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1052 (20.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 614 (12.12%) Degree
3 508 (10.03%) MCSE
4 422 (8.33%) MCP
5 309 (6.10%) MCSA
6 289 (5.71%) MCITP
7 285 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
8 259 (5.11%) CCNA
9 191 (3.77%) MCTS
10 183 (3.61%) Security Cleared
11 119 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
12 108 (2.13%) SC Cleared
13 88 (1.74%) MCDST
14 78 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 77 (1.52%) CCNP
16 68 (1.34%) A+ Certification
17 66 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
18 43 (0.85%) ISEB
19 34 (0.67%) HND
20 33 (0.65%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 423 (8.35%) SLA
2 88 (1.74%) QA
3 34 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.30%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.18%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.099%) FATCA
6 5 (0.099%) COREP
7 4 (0.079%) ISO 9000
7 4 (0.079%) COBIT
8 2 (0.039%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.020%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.020%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.020%) TickIT
System Software
1 2954 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 967 (19.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 417 (8.23%) Hyper-V
4 389 (7.68%) XenApp
5 285 (5.63%) vSphere
6 225 (4.44%) XenDesktop
7 219 (4.32%) Microsoft App-V
8 197 (3.89%) VMware ESX
9 144 (2.84%) Terminal Services
10 130 (2.57%) VMware ESXi
11 85 (1.68%) XenServer
12 80 (1.58%) VMware Workstation
13 58 (1.15%) UAG
14 48 (0.95%) ISA Server
15 35 (0.69%) Forefront TMG
15 35 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 35 (0.69%) VMware Server
16 25 (0.49%) Xen
17 24 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 23 (0.45%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 793 (15.66%) SCCM
2 203 (4.01%) WSUS
3 154 (3.04%) SCOM
4 140 (2.76%) Backup Exec
5 106 (2.09%) Norton AntiVirus
6 76 (1.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 49 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
8 47 (0.93%) NetBackup
9 46 (0.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 41 (0.81%) Nagios
11 34 (0.67%) SCDPM
12 29 (0.57%) Tivoli
13 26 (0.51%) SCVMM
14 24 (0.47%) SCSM
15 22 (0.43%) Cacti
16 21 (0.41%) MOM
17 20 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
18 19 (0.38%) Puppet
19 18 (0.36%) ServiceCenter
20 16 (0.32%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 2859 (56.46%) Microsoft
2 1429 (28.22%) VMware
3 1099 (21.70%) Citrix
4 853 (16.84%) Cisco
5 447 (8.83%) HP
6 319 (6.30%) Apple
7 271 (5.35%) Symantec
8 248 (4.90%) Dell
9 166 (3.28%) NetApp
10 157 (3.10%) Oracle
11 148 (2.92%) McAfee
12 142 (2.80%) Bloomberg
13 117 (2.31%) Reuters
14 103 (2.03%) Lotus
15 98 (1.94%) Red Hat
15 98 (1.94%) Remedy
16 96 (1.90%) Juniper
17 95 (1.88%) IBM
18 89 (1.76%) Avaya
19 82 (1.62%) AppSense
Kidderminster, Worcestershire
networx
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Hyphen
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Hyphen
Posted: 15 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
SunGard
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 19 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, Yorkshire
Thales
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum plus car and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum plus car and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
FT Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum plus car and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley, Kent
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus car and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £19000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary plus car plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £34, 000 to £37,000 pro rota
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + competitive bonus
Posted: 2 days ago