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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 103 131 137
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 2944 2455 2268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.74% 2.19% 2.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.18% 8.20% 7.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2468 2098 1912
Average salary £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% -13.33%

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
28920 29925 29459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.88% 26.73% 27.07%
Number of salaries quoted 24237 24794 24684
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +30 2810 £30,000 -3.22% 343
London +41 1399 £33,500 -8.21% 119
South East +21 603 £27,000 - 73
City of London +26 324 £42,500 +10.38% 28
East of England +35 196 £27,500 - 18
North West +51 180 £27,500 +14.58% 40
Berkshire +36 171 £25,688 -6.63% 15
Surrey +43 142 £26,500 - 10
Yorkshire +3 128 £24,150 +14.51% 21
Hampshire -8 112 £27,000 +8.54% 22
Manchester +45 111 £27,500 +19.56% 17
West Midlands +1 104 £25,250 +1.00% 19
East Midlands +47 95 £26,000 +9.47% 11
Hertfordshire +39 89 £28,000 +6.66% 3
West Yorkshire -5 88 £24,000 +14.28% 13
Reading +25 82 £22,500 -30.76% 9
South West -50 78 £22,500 -5.26% 35
Leeds -6 64 £23,500 +11.90% 7
Scotland -12 55 £23,000 -29.23% 14
West Sussex +8 50 £26,500 -7.01% 2
Buckinghamshire +13 49 £27,500 +22.22% 6
Cheshire +23 46 £28,000 - 10
Cambridgeshire +27 39 £28,000 -20.00% 9
Kent +33 37 £25,000 +8.69% 6
Canary Wharf +34 36 £65,000 +62.50%
Nottinghamshire +27 35 £26,000 -5.45% 3
Nottingham +24 35 £26,000 +8.33%
Northamptonshire +14 35 £29,000 +31.81% 3
Guildford +18 33 £26,500 +4.95% 1
Milton Keynes +17 31 £27,500 -36.41% 2

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6170 (100.00%) Windows
2 3668 (59.45%) Active Directory
3 3640 (59.00%) Microsoft
4 2682 (43.47%) MS Office
5 2305 (37.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 2044 (33.13%) MS Excel
7 1787 (28.96%) Windows 8
8 1728 (28.01%) ITIL
9 1703 (27.60%) MS Exchange
10 1543 (25.01%) VMware
11 1520 (24.64%) Citrix
12 1370 (22.20%) Windows Server 2012
13 1355 (21.96%) Windows XP
14 1149 (18.62%) Windows Server 2003
15 1090 (17.67%) Microsoft Certification
16 1079 (17.49%) VMware Infrastructure
17 1049 (17.00%) Finance
18 982 (15.92%) DNS
19 944 (15.30%) Blackberry
20 862 (13.97%) Cisco
21 841 (13.63%) SCCM
22 836 (13.55%) Exchange Server 2010
23 826 (13.39%) TCP/IP
24 803 (13.01%) DHCP
25 784 (12.71%) SQL
26 740 (11.99%) SQL Server
27 721 (11.69%) LAN
28 693 (11.23%) Firewall
29 677 (10.97%) MCSE
30 676 (10.96%) WAN

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1703 (27.60%) MS Exchange
2 836 (13.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 489 (7.93%) SharePoint
4 433 (7.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 408 (6.61%) Exchange Server 2007
6 347 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2013
7 249 (4.04%) IIS
8 235 (3.81%) Lync
9 221 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2003
10 116 (1.88%) WorkSite
11 97 (1.57%) IBM Notes
12 70 (1.13%) Apache
13 67 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
14 42 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
15 39 (0.63%) Tomcat
16 23 (0.37%) CMS
17 20 (0.32%) WebSphere
18 19 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
19 15 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
19 15 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2682 (43.47%) MS Office
2 2044 (33.13%) MS Excel
3 188 (3.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 62 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 61 (0.99%) MS Project
6 23 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 15 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.16%) Acrobat
9 9 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
10 8 (0.13%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.049%) S-PLUS
11 3 (0.049%) RoboHelp
12 2 (0.032%) SPSS
12 2 (0.032%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.032%) Revit
12 2 (0.032%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 38 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (0.23%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 13 (0.21%) Maximo
5 10 (0.16%) Agresso
6 8 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (0.11%) assyst
7 7 (0.11%) BASE24
7 7 (0.11%) CA PPM
8 6 (0.097%) Sage 200
8 6 (0.097%) Sage 50
9 5 (0.081%) Eikon
10 3 (0.049%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.049%) IntelliMatch
10 3 (0.049%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.049%) SAP CCM
11 2 (0.032%) SAP Business One
11 2 (0.032%) Dynamics GP
11 2 (0.032%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 362 (5.87%) Office 365
2 109 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (0.86%) Google Apps
4 21 (0.34%) SaaS
5 19 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.13%) IaaS
7 8 (0.13%) PaaS
8 1 (0.016%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 982 (15.92%) DNS
2 826 (13.39%) TCP/IP
3 803 (13.01%) DHCP
4 721 (11.69%) LAN
5 693 (11.23%) Firewall
6 676 (10.96%) WAN
7 607 (9.84%) VPN
8 419 (6.79%) SAN
9 369 (5.98%) Internet
10 305 (4.94%) VoIP
11 253 (4.10%) Wireless
12 156 (2.53%) VLAN
13 154 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
14 111 (1.80%) Intranet
15 100 (1.62%) IP Telephony
16 72 (1.17%) MPLS
17 69 (1.12%) SSL
18 67 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
19 59 (0.96%) NAS
19 59 (0.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 740 (11.99%) SQL Server
2 219 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 127 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 118 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 79 (1.28%) MySQL
6 57 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 39 (0.63%) Oracle Database
8 32 (0.52%) MongoDB
9 30 (0.49%) NoSQL
9 30 (0.49%) Relational Database
10 29 (0.47%) MS Access
11 28 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
12 22 (0.36%) CouchDB
13 19 (0.31%) Data Mining
14 18 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
15 17 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
16 10 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (0.16%) Oracle Database 10g
17 9 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
17 9 (0.15%) DB2
Development Applications
1 88 (1.43%) MSI
2 61 (0.99%) Visual Studio
3 53 (0.86%) Subversion
4 49 (0.79%) Git (software)
5 43 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 36 (0.58%) InstallShield
7 31 (0.50%) NUnit
8 21 (0.34%) LoadRunner
9 18 (0.29%) JIRA
9 18 (0.29%) MSTest
10 17 (0.28%) WiX
10 17 (0.28%) MSBuild
10 17 (0.28%) NuGet
10 17 (0.28%) Ranorex
11 15 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
12 12 (0.19%) Eclipse
13 11 (0.18%) Selenium
14 10 (0.16%) QuickTest Pro
15 9 (0.15%) Fiddler
15 9 (0.15%) AdminStudio
General
1 1049 (17.00%) Finance
2 487 (7.89%) Law
3 397 (6.43%) Legal
4 326 (5.28%) Banking
5 199 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 190 (3.08%) Retail
7 115 (1.86%) Financial Institution
8 104 (1.69%) Advertising
9 98 (1.59%) Back Office
10 94 (1.52%) Investment Banking
11 81 (1.31%) Marketing
12 68 (1.10%) Front Office
13 48 (0.78%) Manufacturing
14 46 (0.75%) Publishing
15 45 (0.73%) Games
16 43 (0.70%) Billing
17 29 (0.47%) Electronics
18 21 (0.34%) German Language
19 16 (0.26%) French Language
20 14 (0.23%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2087 (33.82%) Analyst
2 1211 (19.63%) Support Analyst
3 1095 (17.75%) Support Engineer
4 815 (13.21%) IT Support
5 728 (11.80%) Service Analyst
6 724 (11.73%) Service Desk Analyst
7 699 (11.33%) Desktop Support
8 661 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
9 330 (5.35%) 1st Line Support
9 330 (5.35%) IT Support Analyst
10 300 (4.86%) Desktop Engineer
11 291 (4.72%) Technical Support
12 281 (4.55%) Desktop Analyst
13 247 (4.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
14 240 (3.89%) Administrator
15 233 (3.78%) Help Desk Analyst
16 228 (3.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
17 207 (3.35%) Consultant
18 204 (3.31%) 3rd Line Support
18 204 (3.31%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 253 (4.10%) .NET
2 144 (2.33%) Application Packaging
3 126 (2.04%) HTML
4 93 (1.51%) CSS
5 90 (1.46%) ASP.NET
6 86 (1.39%) XML
7 78 (1.26%) Web Services
8 55 (0.89%) Software Packaging
9 47 (0.76%) jQuery
10 30 (0.49%) .NET Framework
11 28 (0.45%) X-Windows
12 25 (0.41%) AngularJS
13 20 (0.32%) WCF
14 17 (0.28%) WPF
14 17 (0.28%) LINQ
14 17 (0.28%) HTML5
14 17 (0.28%) Ajax
14 17 (0.28%) COM
15 14 (0.23%) WSH
16 13 (0.21%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 944 (15.30%) Blackberry
2 434 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
3 242 (3.92%) iPhone
4 188 (3.05%) Thin Client
4 188 (3.05%) Fat Client
5 159 (2.58%) Management Information System
6 156 (2.53%) Computer Science
7 145 (2.35%) Client/Server
8 143 (2.32%) Video Conferencing
9 131 (2.12%) iPad
10 124 (2.01%) Hedge funds
11 112 (1.82%) Clustering
12 88 (1.43%) Replication
13 70 (1.13%) Statistics
14 64 (1.04%) User Experience
15 60 (0.97%) Smartphone
16 54 (0.88%) EPoS
17 37 (0.60%) PDA
17 37 (0.60%) Mathematics
18 30 (0.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6170 (100.00%) Windows
2 2305 (37.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 1787 (28.96%) Windows 8
4 1370 (22.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 1355 (21.96%) Windows XP
6 1149 (18.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 462 (7.49%) Linux
8 270 (4.38%) Windows Vista
9 252 (4.08%) Android
10 246 (3.99%) Mac OS X
11 178 (2.88%) Apple iOS
12 125 (2.03%) UNIX
13 86 (1.39%) Windows 2000
14 84 (1.36%) Mac OS
15 64 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
16 56 (0.91%) CentOS
16 56 (0.91%) Ubuntu
17 55 (0.89%) Windows 2000 Server
18 51 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 35 (0.57%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1728 (28.01%) ITIL
2 550 (8.91%) Service Delivery
3 388 (6.29%) Service Management
4 281 (4.55%) Project Management
5 273 (4.42%) Migration
6 269 (4.36%) Incident Management
7 223 (3.61%) Document Management
8 190 (3.08%) Problem Management
9 188 (3.05%) Time Management
10 181 (2.93%) Disaster Recovery
11 169 (2.74%) CRM
12 164 (2.66%) Mentoring
13 161 (2.61%) Change Management
14 147 (2.38%) Asset Management
15 146 (2.37%) PRINCE2
16 140 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
17 132 (2.14%) Agile Software Development
18 127 (2.06%) Configuration Management
19 102 (1.65%) Business Continuity
20 98 (1.59%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 784 (12.71%) SQL
2 402 (6.52%) PowerShell
3 192 (3.11%) C#
4 128 (2.07%) VBScript
5 124 (2.01%) VB
6 112 (1.82%) JavaScript
7 94 (1.52%) Java
8 89 (1.44%) C
9 65 (1.05%) Perl
10 51 (0.83%) C++
11 50 (0.81%) Python
12 46 (0.75%) VB.NET
13 36 (0.58%) Ruby
14 32 (0.52%) T-SQL
15 31 (0.50%) VBA
16 23 (0.37%) PHP
17 22 (0.36%) Bash Shell
18 20 (0.32%) MATLAB
18 20 (0.32%) XAML
19 12 (0.19%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1090 (17.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 677 (10.97%) MCSE
3 556 (9.01%) MCP
4 476 (7.71%) Degree
5 418 (6.77%) MCITP
6 330 (5.35%) MCSA
7 326 (5.28%) Security Cleared
8 273 (4.42%) Cisco Certification
9 245 (3.97%) CCNA
10 244 (3.95%) MCTS
11 224 (3.63%) SC Cleared
12 173 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
13 138 (2.24%) A+ Certification
14 108 (1.75%) MCDST
15 98 (1.59%) DV Cleared
16 92 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 78 (1.26%) Citrix Certification
18 73 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 67 (1.09%) CCA
20 65 (1.05%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 676 (10.96%) SLA
2 57 (0.92%) QA
3 46 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 32 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 22 (0.36%) ISO 9001
6 11 (0.18%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.11%) ISO 8583
8 5 (0.081%) GMP
9 4 (0.065%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.016%) GLP
10 1 (0.016%) HL7
10 1 (0.016%) DICOM
10 1 (0.016%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.016%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3668 (59.45%) Active Directory
2 1079 (17.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 597 (9.68%) Hyper-V
4 533 (8.64%) XenApp
5 243 (3.94%) XenDesktop
6 235 (3.81%) vSphere
7 233 (3.78%) Microsoft App-V
8 127 (2.06%) VMware ESX
9 122 (1.98%) Terminal Services
10 110 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
11 56 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
12 54 (0.88%) XenServer
13 49 (0.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 35 (0.57%) Xen
15 23 (0.37%) Terminal Server
16 17 (0.28%) NFS
17 15 (0.24%) ISA Server
18 13 (0.21%) VMware Server
19 12 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
20 11 (0.18%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 841 (13.63%) SCCM
2 202 (3.27%) Backup Exec
3 198 (3.21%) SCOM
4 160 (2.59%) WSUS
5 126 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
6 76 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 71 (1.15%) SCVMM
8 46 (0.75%) NetBackup
9 44 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 43 (0.70%) SCOrch
11 32 (0.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 32 (0.52%) Nagios
12 27 (0.44%) ARCserve
12 27 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
13 26 (0.42%) SCSM
14 25 (0.41%) Casper Suite
15 22 (0.36%) DameWare
16 18 (0.29%) BladeLogic
17 16 (0.26%) ZABBIX
17 16 (0.26%) Legato
Vendors
1 3640 (59.00%) Microsoft
2 1543 (25.01%) VMware
3 1520 (24.64%) Citrix
4 862 (13.97%) Cisco
5 519 (8.41%) HP
6 482 (7.81%) Apple
7 336 (5.45%) Symantec
8 256 (4.15%) Dell
9 190 (3.08%) Oracle
10 170 (2.76%) Avaya
11 141 (2.29%) AppSense
12 135 (2.19%) NetApp
13 125 (2.03%) Bloomberg
14 121 (1.96%) Reuters
15 120 (1.94%) McAfee
16 116 (1.88%) CheckPoint
17 115 (1.86%) Red Hat
18 100 (1.62%) Sophos
19 99 (1.60%) Lotus
19 99 (1.60%) ServiceNow
Bristol, Avon
OXL Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien
Salary: Negotiable + car + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Berry Technical
Salary: Benefits + On Call Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien
Salary: Negotiable + car + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Latcom Plc
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ECS
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
i4 Recruitment - Williams Lea
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands
Lorien
Salary: Negotiable + car + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 Per Annum benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £16k - 17k per year + Pension + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Grimsby, South Humberside
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Holidays
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Pension and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: 25,000 to £30,000 + Car + Good Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Connections
Salary: 25,000 to 35,000
Posted: Yesterday
North East
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: c. £40,000 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday