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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 131 115 138
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +23
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 2509 2942 2235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.27% 2.49% 2.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.58% 9.34% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2090 2478 1876
Average salary £29,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £26,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.88% -11.66%

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
29236 31508 29802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.42% 26.68% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 24488 26469 25325
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -16 2369 £29,500 -1.66% 275
London -26 1054 £33,000 -1.49% 99
South East -11 577 £26,750 +0.94% 61
City of London -45 196 £33,000 - 29
Surrey +44 167 £32,500 +27.45% 11
North West +6 167 £26,000 +4.00% 27
Berkshire -8 146 £25,000 -5.66% 17
South West -14 138 £22,500 -10.00% 23
East of England -14 134 £26,000 +4.00% 11
Yorkshire -17 124 £26,500 +7.07% 20
West Midlands -16 114 £25,000 -13.79% 18
Hampshire -35 92 £25,000 -16.66% 11
West Yorkshire +3 87 £26,500 +10.41% 17
Manchester +16 84 £26,000 -7.14% 10
Reading +10 76 £23,341 -11.08% 11
Leeds +1 60 £30,000 +21.21% 11
Hertfordshire +13 57 £27,500 -8.33% 3
East Midlands -18 55 £22,500 -30.76% 13
Cheshire -5 53 £30,000 +20.00% 14
Buckinghamshire +1 51 £23,625 -5.50% 5
West Sussex -25 48 £25,250 +1.00% 4
Wiltshire +10 47 £25,000 -0.99% 6
Oxfordshire +22 45 £25,500 +7.36% 6
Scotland -16 45 £25,500 -7.27% 9
Guildford +43 40 £33,750 +25.23% 4
Hemel Hempstead +20 34 £26,000 -20.00% 2
Cambridgeshire -7 34 £24,250 +15.47% 4
Birmingham -21 34 £27,500 +0.91% 5
Basingstoke +30 29 £25,000 -16.66% 2
Warrington +2 29 £30,000 +27.65% 2

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5567 (100.00%) Windows
2 3299 (59.26%) Active Directory
3 3250 (58.38%) Microsoft
4 2254 (40.49%) MS Office
5 2122 (38.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 1807 (32.46%) MS Excel
7 1676 (30.11%) Windows 8
8 1578 (28.35%) ITIL
9 1506 (27.05%) MS Exchange
10 1409 (25.31%) VMware
11 1370 (24.61%) Windows Server 2012
12 1252 (22.49%) Citrix
13 1112 (19.97%) Windows XP
14 1026 (18.43%) Windows Server 2003
15 994 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
16 900 (16.17%) VMware Infrastructure
17 890 (15.99%) Finance
18 851 (15.29%) DNS
19 820 (14.73%) SCCM
20 808 (14.51%) TCP/IP
21 770 (13.83%) Blackberry
22 752 (13.51%) DHCP
23 742 (13.33%) Cisco
24 741 (13.31%) Exchange Server 2010
25 686 (12.32%) SQL Server
26 672 (12.07%) LAN
27 666 (11.96%) SQL
28 661 (11.87%) SLA
29 618 (11.10%) WAN
30 612 (10.99%) MCSE

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1506 (27.05%) MS Exchange
2 741 (13.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 401 (7.20%) SharePoint
4 371 (6.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 362 (6.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 286 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 202 (3.63%) Lync
8 200 (3.59%) IIS
9 167 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2003
10 137 (2.46%) WorkSite
11 78 (1.40%) IBM Notes
12 60 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
13 52 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
14 42 (0.75%) Apache
15 26 (0.47%) Tomcat
16 19 (0.34%) Lotus Domino
17 14 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
17 14 (0.25%) WebSphere
18 12 (0.22%) ArcGIS
19 11 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 2254 (40.49%) MS Office
2 1807 (32.46%) MS Excel
3 132 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 69 (1.24%) MS Visio
5 47 (0.84%) MS Project
6 25 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 16 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.13%) Acrobat
8 7 (0.13%) AutoCAD
9 6 (0.11%) InDesign
10 2 (0.036%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.036%) S-PLUS
10 2 (0.036%) RoboHelp
10 2 (0.036%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.036%) SPSS
10 2 (0.036%) HipChat
11 1 (0.018%) Revit
11 1 (0.018%) SketchUp
11 1 (0.018%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.018%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 39 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
3 14 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (0.22%) Maximo
5 10 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
6 9 (0.16%) Sage 200
7 8 (0.14%) assyst
8 7 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
8 7 (0.13%) Eikon
9 6 (0.11%) ION MarketView
10 5 (0.090%) Sage 50
10 5 (0.090%) BASE24
10 5 (0.090%) CA PPM
11 4 (0.072%) SAP ERP
11 4 (0.072%) Line 500
11 4 (0.072%) SAP CCM
12 3 (0.054%) IntelliMatch
12 3 (0.054%) Infor CRM
12 3 (0.054%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 2 (0.036%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 380 (6.83%) Office 365
2 82 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (0.68%) Google Apps
4 34 (0.61%) Mimecast
5 33 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
6 16 (0.29%) SaaS
6 16 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.13%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.11%) Google Drive
9 6 (0.11%) IaaS
10 4 (0.072%) Dropbox
10 4 (0.072%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.072%) PaaS
11 3 (0.054%) Symantec.cloud
11 3 (0.054%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.018%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.018%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 851 (15.29%) DNS
2 808 (14.51%) TCP/IP
3 752 (13.51%) DHCP
4 672 (12.07%) LAN
5 618 (11.10%) WAN
6 564 (10.13%) Firewall
7 542 (9.74%) VPN
8 370 (6.65%) SAN
9 315 (5.66%) VoIP
10 265 (4.76%) Internet
11 244 (4.38%) Wireless
12 180 (3.23%) VLAN
13 156 (2.80%) Wi-Fi
14 81 (1.46%) NAS
15 75 (1.35%) Intranet
16 67 (1.20%) MPLS
17 64 (1.15%) IP Telephony
18 62 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
19 58 (1.04%) iSCSI
20 56 (1.01%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 686 (12.32%) SQL Server
2 194 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 111 (1.99%) SQL Server 2005
4 108 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 59 (1.06%) Relational Database
6 55 (0.99%) MySQL
7 33 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (0.47%) Oracle Database
9 22 (0.40%) MongoDB
9 22 (0.40%) NoSQL
10 21 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
11 20 (0.36%) MS Access
11 20 (0.36%) CouchDB
12 14 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
12 14 (0.25%) RDBMS
12 14 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
13 10 (0.18%) DB2
13 10 (0.18%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (0.16%) Informix
Development Applications
1 125 (2.25%) MSI
2 60 (1.08%) InstallShield
3 50 (0.90%) Visual Studio
4 44 (0.79%) Subversion
4 44 (0.79%) Git (software)
5 40 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (0.38%) JIRA
6 21 (0.38%) Selenium
7 19 (0.34%) SpecFlow
8 14 (0.25%) AdminStudio
9 12 (0.22%) NUnit
10 11 (0.20%) Fiddler
11 10 (0.18%) WebDriver
11 10 (0.18%) Jenkins
12 9 (0.16%) Rational DOORS
12 9 (0.16%) ReSharper
12 9 (0.16%) HP UFT
13 8 (0.14%) Eclipse
13 8 (0.14%) Plastic SCM
14 7 (0.13%) Hudson
General
1 890 (15.99%) Finance
2 425 (7.63%) Law
3 394 (7.08%) Legal
4 278 (4.99%) Banking
5 175 (3.14%) Telecoms
6 145 (2.60%) Retail
7 107 (1.92%) Back Office
8 105 (1.89%) Financial Institution
9 91 (1.63%) Investment Banking
10 85 (1.53%) Front Office
10 85 (1.53%) Advertising
11 78 (1.40%) Marketing
12 56 (1.01%) Manufacturing
13 51 (0.92%) Games
14 46 (0.83%) Publishing
15 31 (0.56%) Billing
16 30 (0.54%) Automotive
17 26 (0.47%) Electronics
18 16 (0.29%) German Language
19 12 (0.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1862 (33.45%) Analyst
2 1048 (18.83%) Support Analyst
3 1016 (18.25%) Support Engineer
4 749 (13.45%) IT Support
5 693 (12.45%) Desktop Support
6 627 (11.26%) Service Analyst
7 617 (11.08%) Service Desk Analyst
8 610 (10.96%) 2nd Line Support
9 306 (5.50%) Desktop Engineer
10 298 (5.35%) 1st Line Support
11 280 (5.03%) Desktop Analyst
12 258 (4.63%) IT Support Analyst
13 248 (4.45%) Desktop Support Analyst
14 241 (4.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 239 (4.29%) IT Support Engineer
16 236 (4.24%) Administrator
17 233 (4.19%) Technical Support
18 221 (3.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 188 (3.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
20 185 (3.32%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (3.61%) .NET
2 137 (2.46%) Application Packaging
3 82 (1.47%) HTML
4 77 (1.38%) Web Services
5 74 (1.33%) CSS
6 67 (1.20%) ASP.NET
7 58 (1.04%) XML
8 51 (0.92%) Software Packaging
9 26 (0.47%) jQuery
10 21 (0.38%) AngularJS
11 19 (0.34%) .NET Framework
12 17 (0.31%) COM
13 16 (0.29%) Middleware
14 15 (0.27%) WCF
15 14 (0.25%) HTML5
16 13 (0.23%) J2EE
17 12 (0.22%) WSH
17 12 (0.22%) LINQ
18 11 (0.20%) WAP
18 11 (0.20%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 770 (13.83%) Blackberry
2 396 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
3 202 (3.63%) Data Centre
4 195 (3.50%) iPhone
5 161 (2.89%) Video Conferencing
6 131 (2.35%) iPad
7 128 (2.30%) Management Information System
8 124 (2.23%) Thin Client
8 124 (2.23%) Fat Client
9 116 (2.08%) Client/Server
10 115 (2.07%) Computer Science
11 110 (1.98%) Hedge funds
12 84 (1.51%) Clustering
13 79 (1.42%) Replication
14 71 (1.28%) Statistics
15 58 (1.04%) User Experience
16 48 (0.86%) EPoS
17 44 (0.79%) Smartphone
18 39 (0.70%) Mathematics
19 35 (0.63%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 5567 (100.00%) Windows
2 2122 (38.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 1676 (30.11%) Windows 8
4 1370 (24.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 1112 (19.97%) Windows XP
6 1026 (18.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 450 (8.08%) Linux
8 280 (5.03%) Android
9 261 (4.69%) Mac OS X
10 237 (4.26%) Windows Vista
11 196 (3.52%) Apple iOS
12 108 (1.94%) UNIX
13 79 (1.42%) Windows 2000
14 76 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 71 (1.28%) Mac OS
15 71 (1.28%) Ubuntu
16 52 (0.93%) CentOS
17 44 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
17 44 (0.79%) Debian
18 35 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1578 (28.35%) ITIL
2 402 (7.22%) Service Delivery
3 371 (6.66%) Service Management
4 256 (4.60%) Project Management
4 256 (4.60%) Migration
5 234 (4.20%) Problem Management
6 218 (3.92%) Incident Management
7 197 (3.54%) Document Management
8 170 (3.05%) Time Management
9 168 (3.02%) Mentoring
10 154 (2.77%) Configuration Management
11 146 (2.62%) Change Management
12 141 (2.53%) CRM
13 138 (2.48%) Disaster Recovery
14 135 (2.43%) Root Cause Analysis
15 133 (2.39%) PRINCE2
16 131 (2.35%) Asset Management
17 128 (2.30%) Agile Software Development
17 128 (2.30%) Patch Management
18 107 (1.92%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 666 (11.96%) SQL
2 397 (7.13%) PowerShell
3 146 (2.62%) VB
4 138 (2.48%) C#
5 124 (2.23%) C
6 107 (1.92%) VBScript
7 102 (1.83%) Java
8 82 (1.47%) JavaScript
9 69 (1.24%) C++
10 54 (0.97%) Python
11 49 (0.88%) Perl
12 38 (0.68%) VB.NET
12 38 (0.68%) VBA
12 38 (0.68%) Ruby
13 36 (0.65%) T-SQL
14 28 (0.50%) PHP
15 18 (0.32%) MATLAB
15 18 (0.32%) Bash Shell
16 16 (0.29%) PL/SQL
17 14 (0.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 994 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 612 (10.99%) MCSE
3 493 (8.86%) MCP
4 444 (7.98%) Degree
5 396 (7.11%) MCITP
6 298 (5.35%) MCSA
7 293 (5.26%) Security Cleared
8 233 (4.19%) Cisco Certification
9 222 (3.99%) CCNA
10 215 (3.86%) MCTS
11 176 (3.16%) SC Cleared
12 164 (2.95%) A+ Certification
13 148 (2.66%) ITIL Certification
14 100 (1.80%) DV Cleared
15 94 (1.69%) MCDST
16 89 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 83 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 73 (1.31%) Citrix Certification
19 61 (1.10%) CCA
20 57 (1.02%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 661 (11.87%) SLA
2 98 (1.76%) QA
3 46 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 34 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.18%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 6 (0.11%) GMP
8 5 (0.090%) ISO 8583
9 4 (0.072%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.018%) GLP
System Software
1 3299 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 900 (16.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 510 (9.16%) Hyper-V
4 453 (8.14%) XenApp
5 234 (4.20%) Microsoft App-V
6 221 (3.97%) XenDesktop
7 201 (3.61%) vSphere
8 161 (2.89%) VMware ESX
9 100 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
10 80 (1.44%) Terminal Services
11 58 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
11 58 (1.04%) XenServer
12 50 (0.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 45 (0.81%) Terminal Server
14 24 (0.43%) Xen
15 15 (0.27%) VMware Server
16 14 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 13 (0.23%) ISA Server
17 13 (0.23%) Firmware
18 12 (0.22%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 820 (14.73%) SCCM
2 206 (3.70%) SCOM
3 170 (3.05%) WSUS
4 166 (2.98%) Backup Exec
5 65 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
6 58 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 41 (0.74%) SCVMM
8 33 (0.59%) Nagios
9 32 (0.57%) BladeLogic
9 32 (0.57%) Casper Suite
10 31 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
11 29 (0.52%) Legato
12 26 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 25 (0.45%) NetBackup
14 23 (0.41%) DameWare
15 21 (0.38%) ARCserve
16 19 (0.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 19 (0.34%) AirWatch
17 18 (0.32%) SCOrch
17 18 (0.32%) SCSM
Vendors
1 3250 (58.38%) Microsoft
2 1409 (25.31%) VMware
3 1252 (22.49%) Citrix
4 742 (13.33%) Cisco
5 495 (8.89%) HP
6 357 (6.41%) Apple
7 250 (4.49%) Symantec
8 233 (4.19%) Dell
9 149 (2.68%) Oracle
10 138 (2.48%) Avaya
11 134 (2.41%) AppSense
12 118 (2.12%) Red Hat
13 116 (2.08%) Bloomberg
14 110 (1.98%) NetApp
15 106 (1.90%) Sophos
16 104 (1.87%) ServiceNow
17 98 (1.76%) McAfee
18 94 (1.69%) Adobe
19 91 (1.63%) EMC
20 87 (1.56%) IBM
Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £29,000 per annum Superb base, training and excellent
Posted: 11 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions Careers
Posted: 13 hours ago
West Byfleet, Surrey
Bowerford Associates Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32500 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wembley, Middlesex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
First Point
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 28-35k
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £9 - £10 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: BENS
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday