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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 113 127 135
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 2873 2777 2296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.59% 2.32% 2.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.67% 8.75% 7.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2368 2381 1916
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,250 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
29714 31731 30016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.77% 26.55% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 24866 26502 25172
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +18 2753 £30,000 - 313
London +19 1337 £33,500 -4.28% 108
South East +11 616 £27,000 +3.84% 60
City of London -1 274 £40,000 +5.26% 37
East of England +29 186 £28,000 +7.69% 22
Berkshire +39 178 £25,876 -5.99% 19
North West +30 163 £27,500 +14.58% 41
Surrey +48 153 £26,500 +8.16% 12
South West -19 126 £22,500 -10.00% 25
Yorkshire -12 122 £25,000 - 28
Hampshire -15 104 £27,000 +8.00% 10
West Midlands -25 104 £24,500 -8.41% 13
Manchester +13 95 £25,000 +8.69% 18
Hertfordshire +29 88 £31,000 +19.23% 8
West Yorkshire -1 86 £24,000 -4.00% 21
Reading +32 84 £23,000 -23.33% 12
East Midlands +20 82 £24,500 -10.90% 13
Leeds -6 64 £24,000 -4.00% 16
Buckinghamshire +12 53 £30,000 +33.33% 8
Scotland -9 48 £23,500 -27.69% 13
West Sussex -19 47 £26,500 -3.63% 2
Wiltshire +15 41 £22,500 -47.05% 8
Cheshire +10 40 £33,500 +24.07% 13
Guildford +20 38 £26,750 +11.45% 4
Cambridgeshire +21 36 £28,000 +40.00% 6
Northamptonshire +13 35 £24,500 +10.11% 1
Hemel Hempstead -5 35 £27,000 -29.87% 2
Solihull +21 34 £25,000 -33.33%
Kent +27 33 £28,000 +27.27%
Oxfordshire -7 31 £40,000 +23.07% 5

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 5973 (100.00%) Windows
2 3564 (59.67%) Active Directory
3 3513 (58.81%) Microsoft
4 2540 (42.52%) MS Office
5 2244 (37.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 1960 (32.81%) MS Excel
7 1738 (29.10%) Windows 8
8 1708 (28.60%) ITIL
9 1619 (27.11%) MS Exchange
10 1525 (25.53%) VMware
11 1439 (24.09%) Citrix
12 1369 (22.92%) Windows Server 2012
13 1278 (21.40%) Windows XP
14 1134 (18.99%) Windows Server 2003
15 1069 (17.90%) Microsoft Certification
16 1054 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
17 955 (15.99%) Finance
18 937 (15.69%) DNS
19 900 (15.07%) Blackberry
20 867 (14.52%) SCCM
21 816 (13.66%) Cisco
22 785 (13.14%) TCP/IP
23 781 (13.08%) Exchange Server 2010
24 780 (13.06%) DHCP
25 730 (12.22%) SQL
26 718 (12.02%) LAN
27 707 (11.84%) SQL Server
28 679 (11.37%) MCSE
29 674 (11.28%) WAN
30 650 (10.88%) SLA

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 1619 (27.11%) MS Exchange
2 781 (13.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 460 (7.70%) SharePoint
4 413 (6.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 359 (6.01%) Exchange Server 2007
6 351 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 214 (3.58%) IIS
8 206 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
9 199 (3.33%) Lync
10 132 (2.21%) WorkSite
11 94 (1.57%) IBM Notes
12 61 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
13 60 (1.00%) Apache
14 46 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
15 36 (0.60%) Tomcat
16 22 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
17 20 (0.33%) WebSphere
18 18 (0.30%) CMS
19 15 (0.25%) Lotus Domino
20 14 (0.23%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2540 (42.52%) MS Office
2 1960 (32.81%) MS Excel
3 157 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 63 (1.05%) MS Visio
5 59 (0.99%) MS Project
6 27 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 13 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 12 (0.20%) Acrobat
9 7 (0.12%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.067%) Adobe Captivate
11 3 (0.050%) S-PLUS
11 3 (0.050%) RoboHelp
12 2 (0.033%) HipChat
12 2 (0.033%) SPSS
12 2 (0.033%) InDesign
12 2 (0.033%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.017%) 3ds Max
13 1 (0.017%) SOLIDWORKS
13 1 (0.017%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.017%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 38 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (0.23%) Maximo
4 12 (0.20%) Agresso
5 10 (0.17%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 9 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (0.12%) assyst
7 7 (0.12%) CA PPM
7 7 (0.12%) BASE24
7 7 (0.12%) Eikon
7 7 (0.12%) Sage 200
8 6 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.084%) Sage 50
10 4 (0.067%) Remedy ITSM
11 3 (0.050%) SAP CCM
11 3 (0.050%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.050%) IntelliMatch
12 2 (0.033%) SAP Business One
12 2 (0.033%) thinkFolio
12 2 (0.033%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 357 (5.98%) Office 365
2 105 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (0.80%) Google Apps
4 43 (0.72%) Mimecast
4 43 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (0.32%) SaaS
6 15 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (0.15%) PaaS
9 8 (0.13%) IaaS
10 6 (0.10%) Google Drive
11 5 (0.084%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.067%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.067%) Dropbox
13 3 (0.050%) OneDrive
13 3 (0.050%) Symantec.cloud
14 1 (0.017%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 937 (15.69%) DNS
2 785 (13.14%) TCP/IP
3 780 (13.06%) DHCP
4 718 (12.02%) LAN
5 674 (11.28%) WAN
6 650 (10.88%) Firewall
7 568 (9.51%) VPN
8 406 (6.80%) SAN
9 320 (5.36%) Internet
10 303 (5.07%) VoIP
11 243 (4.07%) Wireless
12 157 (2.63%) VLAN
13 151 (2.53%) Wi-Fi
14 102 (1.71%) Intranet
15 91 (1.52%) IP Telephony
16 76 (1.27%) MPLS
17 75 (1.26%) NAS
18 72 (1.21%) SSL
19 57 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
20 55 (0.92%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 707 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 205 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 130 (2.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 105 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 66 (1.10%) MySQL
6 48 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 39 (0.65%) Oracle Database
8 38 (0.64%) Relational Database
9 36 (0.60%) MongoDB
10 33 (0.55%) NoSQL
11 29 (0.49%) MS Access
12 26 (0.44%) CouchDB
13 25 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
14 19 (0.32%) Data Mining
15 18 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
16 14 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
17 11 (0.18%) Oracle Database 10g
18 10 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
19 9 (0.15%) DB2
19 9 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 102 (1.71%) MSI
2 56 (0.94%) Subversion
3 54 (0.90%) Visual Studio
4 50 (0.84%) Git (software)
5 47 (0.79%) InstallShield
6 41 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 27 (0.45%) NUnit
8 17 (0.28%) JIRA
9 16 (0.27%) LoadRunner
10 13 (0.22%) QuickTest Pro
10 13 (0.22%) Plastic SCM
10 13 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
11 12 (0.20%) Jenkins
12 11 (0.18%) Fiddler
12 11 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
13 10 (0.17%) MSTest
13 10 (0.17%) AdminStudio
14 9 (0.15%) ReSharper
14 9 (0.15%) Selenium
14 9 (0.15%) Eclipse
General
1 955 (15.99%) Finance
2 496 (8.30%) Law
3 407 (6.81%) Legal
4 298 (4.99%) Banking
5 201 (3.37%) Telecoms
6 173 (2.90%) Retail
7 118 (1.98%) Financial Institution
8 105 (1.76%) Back Office
9 102 (1.71%) Advertising
10 93 (1.56%) Investment Banking
11 85 (1.42%) Marketing
12 72 (1.21%) Front Office
13 52 (0.87%) Games
14 49 (0.82%) Manufacturing
15 47 (0.79%) Publishing
16 38 (0.64%) Billing
17 29 (0.49%) Electronics
18 21 (0.35%) German Language
19 18 (0.30%) French Language
20 16 (0.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1996 (33.42%) Analyst
2 1148 (19.22%) Support Analyst
3 1093 (18.30%) Support Engineer
4 783 (13.11%) IT Support
5 714 (11.95%) Desktop Support
6 691 (11.57%) Service Analyst
7 682 (11.42%) Service Desk Analyst
8 637 (10.66%) 2nd Line Support
9 316 (5.29%) IT Support Analyst
10 313 (5.24%) Desktop Engineer
11 301 (5.04%) 1st Line Support
12 284 (4.75%) Desktop Analyst
13 264 (4.42%) Technical Support
14 253 (4.24%) Desktop Support Analyst
15 245 (4.10%) Desktop Support Engineer
16 233 (3.90%) Administrator
17 223 (3.73%) IT Support Engineer
18 214 (3.58%) Help Desk Analyst
19 210 (3.52%) Consultant
20 192 (3.21%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (3.92%) .NET
2 147 (2.46%) Application Packaging
3 103 (1.72%) HTML
4 88 (1.47%) ASP.NET
5 87 (1.46%) Web Services
6 84 (1.41%) CSS
7 83 (1.39%) XML
8 52 (0.87%) Software Packaging
9 39 (0.65%) jQuery
10 30 (0.50%) AngularJS
11 26 (0.44%) .NET Framework
12 22 (0.37%) WCF
13 21 (0.35%) LINQ
14 20 (0.33%) X-Windows
15 17 (0.28%) WPF
15 17 (0.28%) COM
16 15 (0.25%) WSH
16 15 (0.25%) J2EE
17 14 (0.23%) Ajax
18 13 (0.22%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 900 (15.07%) Blackberry
2 428 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
3 218 (3.65%) iPhone
4 166 (2.78%) Thin Client
4 166 (2.78%) Fat Client
5 151 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 151 (2.53%) Computer Science
6 143 (2.39%) Client/Server
6 143 (2.39%) Video Conferencing
7 128 (2.14%) Hedge funds
8 118 (1.98%) iPad
9 99 (1.66%) Clustering
10 91 (1.52%) Replication
11 77 (1.29%) Statistics
12 64 (1.07%) User Experience
13 56 (0.94%) Private Cloud
14 52 (0.87%) EPoS
15 46 (0.77%) Smartphone
16 44 (0.74%) Mathematics
17 42 (0.70%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 5973 (100.00%) Windows
2 2244 (37.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1738 (29.10%) Windows 8
4 1369 (22.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 1278 (21.40%) Windows XP
6 1134 (18.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 462 (7.73%) Linux
8 255 (4.27%) Android
9 247 (4.14%) Windows Vista
10 241 (4.03%) Mac OS X
11 183 (3.06%) Apple iOS
12 115 (1.93%) UNIX
13 94 (1.57%) Windows 2000
14 81 (1.36%) Mac OS
15 65 (1.09%) Ubuntu
16 58 (0.97%) CentOS
16 58 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 48 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
18 47 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
19 34 (0.57%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1708 (28.60%) ITIL
2 506 (8.47%) Service Delivery
3 395 (6.61%) Service Management
4 294 (4.92%) Project Management
5 276 (4.62%) Migration
6 255 (4.27%) Incident Management
7 216 (3.62%) Document Management
8 207 (3.47%) Problem Management
9 191 (3.20%) Time Management
10 177 (2.96%) Mentoring
11 170 (2.85%) Disaster Recovery
12 161 (2.70%) CRM
13 152 (2.54%) Change Management
14 147 (2.46%) PRINCE2
15 146 (2.44%) Configuration Management
16 140 (2.34%) Asset Management
17 139 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
18 132 (2.21%) Agile Software Development
19 106 (1.77%) Business Continuity
20 96 (1.61%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 730 (12.22%) SQL
2 396 (6.63%) PowerShell
3 172 (2.88%) C#
4 137 (2.29%) VB
5 127 (2.13%) VBScript
6 106 (1.77%) C
7 102 (1.71%) JavaScript
8 100 (1.67%) Java
9 60 (1.00%) Perl
10 59 (0.99%) C++
11 57 (0.95%) Python
12 43 (0.72%) VB.NET
13 42 (0.70%) Ruby
14 35 (0.59%) T-SQL
15 31 (0.52%) VBA
16 24 (0.40%) MATLAB
17 22 (0.37%) PHP
18 21 (0.35%) Bash Shell
19 15 (0.25%) XAML
20 13 (0.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1069 (17.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 679 (11.37%) MCSE
3 537 (8.99%) MCP
4 475 (7.95%) Degree
5 409 (6.85%) MCITP
6 343 (5.74%) Security Cleared
7 310 (5.19%) MCSA
8 252 (4.22%) Cisco Certification
9 245 (4.10%) MCTS
10 231 (3.87%) CCNA
11 227 (3.80%) SC Cleared
12 180 (3.01%) ITIL Certification
13 132 (2.21%) A+ Certification
14 115 (1.93%) MCDST
15 109 (1.82%) DV Cleared
16 86 (1.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 83 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
18 80 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 75 (1.26%) CCA
20 61 (1.02%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 650 (10.88%) SLA
2 79 (1.32%) QA
3 43 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 42 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 19 (0.32%) ISO 9001
6 11 (0.18%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.12%) ISO 8583
8 6 (0.10%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 6 (0.10%) GMP
9 3 (0.050%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.017%) GLP
10 1 (0.017%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3564 (59.67%) Active Directory
2 1054 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 584 (9.78%) Hyper-V
4 541 (9.06%) XenApp
5 260 (4.35%) XenDesktop
6 259 (4.34%) Microsoft App-V
7 215 (3.60%) vSphere
8 146 (2.44%) VMware ESX
9 99 (1.66%) Terminal Services
10 98 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
11 64 (1.07%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 59 (0.99%) XenServer
13 58 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
14 37 (0.62%) Xen
15 29 (0.49%) Terminal Server
16 17 (0.28%) ISA Server
17 14 (0.23%) BitLocker
18 13 (0.22%) VMware Server
18 13 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 11 (0.18%) NFS
Systems Management
1 867 (14.52%) SCCM
2 218 (3.65%) SCOM
3 196 (3.28%) Backup Exec
4 158 (2.65%) WSUS
5 102 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
6 79 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 63 (1.05%) SCVMM
8 42 (0.70%) NetBackup
9 41 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 37 (0.62%) SCOrch
11 33 (0.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 31 (0.52%) Nagios
12 31 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
13 30 (0.50%) ARCserve
14 29 (0.49%) Casper Suite
15 26 (0.44%) DameWare
16 23 (0.39%) Legato
16 23 (0.39%) SCSM
17 21 (0.35%) BladeLogic
18 16 (0.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3513 (58.81%) Microsoft
2 1525 (25.53%) VMware
3 1439 (24.09%) Citrix
4 816 (13.66%) Cisco
5 538 (9.01%) HP
6 445 (7.45%) Apple
7 313 (5.24%) Symantec
8 244 (4.09%) Dell
9 184 (3.08%) Oracle
10 168 (2.81%) AppSense
11 164 (2.75%) Avaya
12 135 (2.26%) NetApp
13 119 (1.99%) Red Hat
14 113 (1.89%) McAfee
15 112 (1.88%) Sophos
16 106 (1.77%) Bloomberg
16 106 (1.77%) CheckPoint
17 101 (1.69%) Reuters
17 101 (1.69%) ServiceNow
18 100 (1.67%) Adobe
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Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
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Salary: £20000 per annum + Benefits Package
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + excellent package and bonus
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Salary: £100 - £150 per day
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000.00 per annum
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Salary is approx 25-35k base + bonus
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Cititec
Salary: £40k - 55k per year
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Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum + excellent bens (inc. free on-site
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + on-call
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Salary: £26000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
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