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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 116 133 159
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +26
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 2875 2254 2076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.45% 2.07% 1.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.18% 7.58% 6.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2381 1891 1810
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,455 £20,500 £21,547
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,650 £53,500
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
31330 29747 32333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.74% 27.34% 27.42%
Number of salaries quoted 26193 25193 27708
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +24 2723 £30,000 -7.69% 336
London +29 1261 £33,500 -10.66% 126
South East +23 667 £26,500 -14.51% 83
City of London +12 310 £32,500 -19.75% 39
East of England +3 171 £25,000 -12.28% 17
Berkshire +57 170 £26,250 -4.54% 22
North West +31 163 £25,000 +2.04% 33
South West -8 137 £25,000 -23.07% 13
Surrey +8 134 £27,000 -10.00% 14
Yorkshire -14 132 £24,500 +6.52% 29
Hampshire -16 129 £30,000 -14.28% 16
West Midlands -28 116 £27,500 -21.42% 22
East Midlands +17 79 £28,500 +12.87% 5
West Yorkshire -12 76 £22,000 -10.20% 19
Scotland +17 70 £27,500 -31.25% 16
Manchester +9 69 £28,000 +12.00% 15
West Sussex +6 57 £25,000 -23.07% 7
Reading +2 56 £26,500 +6.00% 1
Cheshire +22 54 £23,500 +8.04% 10
Buckinghamshire +13 54 £24,000 -12.72% 2
Leeds -30 53 £22,000 -8.33% 12
Kent +23 50 £25,000 - 8
Hertfordshire -3 50 £27,500 +17.02% 2
Southampton +11 48 £31,000 +21.56% 8
Cambridgeshire -4 47 £21,500 -33.84% 5
East Sussex +7 40 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Essex +13 37 £28,000 -13.84% 2
Brighton 0 36 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Bristol -1 36 £35,000 +2.94% 4
Birmingham -18 36 £27,500 -31.25% 11

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5652 (100.00%) Windows
2 3200 (56.62%) Active Directory
3 3085 (54.58%) Microsoft
4 2269 (40.15%) MS Office
5 2216 (39.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 1815 (32.11%) MS Excel
7 1670 (29.55%) MS Exchange
8 1566 (27.71%) ITIL
9 1546 (27.35%) Windows XP
10 1476 (26.11%) VMware
11 1273 (22.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 1218 (21.55%) Citrix
13 1203 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
14 1128 (19.96%) Windows 8
15 1043 (18.45%) TCP/IP
16 1027 (18.17%) Finance
17 936 (16.56%) DNS
18 914 (16.17%) VMware Infrastructure
19 864 (15.29%) Cisco
20 858 (15.18%) Exchange Server 2010
21 835 (14.77%) SCCM
22 819 (14.49%) SQL Server
23 798 (14.12%) SQL
24 750 (13.27%) Blackberry
25 735 (13.00%) DHCP
26 729 (12.90%) LAN
27 720 (12.74%) Windows Server 2012
28 716 (12.67%) Firewall
29 686 (12.14%) VPN
30 643 (11.38%) Linux

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1670 (29.55%) MS Exchange
2 858 (15.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 484 (8.56%) SharePoint
4 469 (8.30%) Exchange Server 2007
5 382 (6.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 273 (4.83%) IIS
7 246 (4.35%) Lync
8 216 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2003
9 178 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2013
10 110 (1.95%) WorkSite
11 102 (1.80%) IBM Notes
12 91 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
13 73 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
14 64 (1.13%) SharePoint Server
15 54 (0.96%) Apache
16 51 (0.90%) Tomcat
17 39 (0.69%) Lotus Domino
17 39 (0.69%) Confluence
18 29 (0.51%) CMS
19 24 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2269 (40.15%) MS Office
2 1815 (32.11%) MS Excel
3 183 (3.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 62 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 50 (0.88%) MS Project
6 21 (0.37%) Photoshop
7 13 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.11%) Acrobat
8 6 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
9 4 (0.071%) Final Cut Pro
10 3 (0.053%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.035%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.035%) S-PLUS
11 2 (0.035%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 35 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 34 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 30 (0.53%) Maximo
4 15 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
5 14 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
6 13 (0.23%) Eikon
7 11 (0.19%) Movex
8 10 (0.18%) BASE24
9 7 (0.12%) Line 50
10 6 (0.11%) Misys Opics
10 6 (0.11%) Agresso
10 6 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
11 4 (0.071%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 4 (0.071%) Sage 200
12 3 (0.053%) Sage MMS
12 3 (0.053%) assyst
12 3 (0.053%) Visualfiles
12 3 (0.053%) SAP FI
13 2 (0.035%) Oracle EBS
13 2 (0.035%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 265 (4.69%) Office 365
2 48 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (0.83%) SaaS
4 32 (0.57%) Google Apps
5 22 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (0.27%) IaaS
7 11 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.035%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.018%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1043 (18.45%) TCP/IP
2 936 (16.56%) DNS
3 735 (13.00%) DHCP
4 729 (12.90%) LAN
5 716 (12.67%) Firewall
6 686 (12.14%) VPN
7 621 (10.99%) WAN
8 392 (6.94%) SAN
9 316 (5.59%) VoIP
10 298 (5.27%) Internet
11 253 (4.48%) Wireless
12 162 (2.87%) Wi-Fi
13 122 (2.16%) SSL
14 117 (2.07%) VLAN
15 97 (1.72%) Network Security
16 93 (1.65%) SMTP
17 85 (1.50%) HTTP
18 73 (1.29%) ADSL
19 68 (1.20%) Intranet
19 68 (1.20%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 819 (14.49%) SQL Server
2 269 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 132 (2.34%) MySQL
3 132 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
4 129 (2.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 56 (0.99%) Relational Database
6 45 (0.80%) Oracle Database
6 45 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 28 (0.50%) MS Access
8 24 (0.42%) RDBMS
9 23 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
10 21 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
11 20 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
12 19 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
13 16 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
14 12 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (0.14%) Big Data
16 6 (0.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 6 (0.11%) Ingres
16 6 (0.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 120 (2.12%) MSI
2 43 (0.76%) Visual Studio
3 32 (0.57%) Subversion
4 30 (0.53%) InstallShield
5 29 (0.51%) JIRA
6 26 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
7 22 (0.39%) Jenkins
8 20 (0.35%) Selenium
9 19 (0.34%) QuickTest Pro
10 16 (0.28%) IntelliJ
10 16 (0.28%) SoapUI
10 16 (0.28%) FishEye
10 16 (0.28%) VisualVM
11 15 (0.27%) Fiddler
12 14 (0.25%) AdminStudio
13 12 (0.21%) Git (software)
14 11 (0.19%) Eclipse
15 10 (0.18%) LoadRunner
16 9 (0.16%) Firebug
16 9 (0.16%) NUnit
General
1 1027 (18.17%) Finance
2 429 (7.59%) Law
3 349 (6.17%) Legal
4 258 (4.56%) Telecoms
5 192 (3.40%) Banking
6 145 (2.57%) Retail
7 104 (1.84%) Back Office
8 103 (1.82%) Financial Institution
9 61 (1.08%) Marketing
10 57 (1.01%) Advertising
11 55 (0.97%) Manufacturing
12 43 (0.76%) Front Office
13 41 (0.73%) Investment Banking
14 35 (0.62%) Electronics
15 33 (0.58%) French Language
16 27 (0.48%) Spanish Language
17 25 (0.44%) German Language
18 23 (0.41%) Games
19 20 (0.35%) Italian Language
19 20 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1872 (33.12%) Analyst
2 1156 (20.45%) Support Analyst
3 910 (16.10%) Support Engineer
4 753 (13.32%) IT Support
5 684 (12.10%) 2nd Line Support
6 591 (10.46%) Desktop Support
7 546 (9.66%) Service Analyst
8 531 (9.39%) Service Desk Analyst
9 337 (5.96%) 1st Line Support
10 313 (5.54%) IT Support Analyst
11 306 (5.41%) Desktop Analyst
12 302 (5.34%) Administrator
13 263 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
14 259 (4.58%) Desktop Support Analyst
15 236 (4.18%) Technical Support
16 234 (4.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 216 (3.82%) Help Desk Support
18 212 (3.75%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
19 209 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
20 199 (3.52%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (2.85%) .NET
2 95 (1.68%) Application Packaging
3 94 (1.66%) HTML
4 90 (1.59%) XML
5 66 (1.17%) Software Packaging
6 58 (1.03%) Web Services
7 55 (0.97%) jQuery
8 53 (0.94%) CSS
9 46 (0.81%) LAMP
10 41 (0.73%) ASP.NET
11 29 (0.51%) OCX
12 28 (0.50%) COM
13 20 (0.35%) .NET Framework
14 16 (0.28%) Ajax
15 14 (0.25%) Middleware
15 14 (0.25%) J2EE
16 11 (0.19%) HTML5
16 11 (0.19%) AngularJS
17 10 (0.18%) Sass
17 10 (0.18%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 750 (13.27%) Blackberry
2 168 (2.97%) Management Information System
3 154 (2.72%) iPad
4 152 (2.69%) iPhone
5 139 (2.46%) Computer Science
6 136 (2.41%) Video Conferencing
7 132 (2.34%) Fat Client
7 132 (2.34%) Thin Client
8 121 (2.14%) Clustering
9 118 (2.09%) Hedge funds
10 77 (1.36%) Client/Server
11 51 (0.90%) Mathematics
12 50 (0.88%) PDA
12 50 (0.88%) Replication
13 47 (0.83%) Statistics
14 33 (0.58%) Smartphone
15 31 (0.55%) Open Source
16 30 (0.53%) Firmware
16 30 (0.53%) Digital Media
17 29 (0.51%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 5652 (100.00%) Windows
2 2216 (39.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 1546 (27.35%) Windows XP
4 1273 (22.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 1128 (19.96%) Windows 8
6 720 (12.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 643 (11.38%) Linux
8 309 (5.47%) Windows Vista
9 278 (4.92%) Mac OS X
10 228 (4.03%) Android
11 159 (2.81%) UNIX
12 131 (2.32%) Apple iOS
13 110 (1.95%) Mac OS
14 80 (1.42%) Windows 2000
15 74 (1.31%) Ubuntu
16 52 (0.92%) Windows Phone
17 38 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
18 35 (0.62%) Solaris
19 34 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 32 (0.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1566 (27.71%) ITIL
2 354 (6.26%) Service Delivery
3 314 (5.56%) Service Management
4 220 (3.89%) Project Management
5 215 (3.80%) Migration
6 188 (3.33%) Incident Management
7 182 (3.22%) Problem Management
8 172 (3.04%) Change Management
9 149 (2.64%) Disaster Recovery
10 146 (2.58%) Document Management
11 145 (2.57%) CRM
12 144 (2.55%) Asset Management
13 109 (1.93%) ITSM
14 106 (1.88%) Time Management
15 100 (1.77%) PRINCE2
16 98 (1.73%) Continuous Improvement
17 87 (1.54%) Mobile Device Management
17 87 (1.54%) Information Security
17 87 (1.54%) Workflow
18 74 (1.31%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 798 (14.12%) SQL
2 461 (8.16%) PowerShell
3 204 (3.61%) VBScript
4 189 (3.34%) VB
5 142 (2.51%) C#
6 86 (1.52%) C
6 86 (1.52%) JavaScript
7 85 (1.50%) Java
8 82 (1.45%) Perl
9 66 (1.17%) PHP
10 60 (1.06%) C++
11 38 (0.67%) Python
12 34 (0.60%) T-SQL
12 34 (0.60%) Bash Shell
13 30 (0.53%) PL/SQL
14 26 (0.46%) VB.NET
15 16 (0.28%) VBA
15 16 (0.28%) Shell Script
16 14 (0.25%) Ruby
17 12 (0.21%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1203 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 625 (11.06%) MCSE
3 612 (10.83%) Degree
4 453 (8.01%) MCP
5 358 (6.33%) MCITP
6 342 (6.05%) MCSA
7 281 (4.97%) Cisco Certification
8 246 (4.35%) CCNA
9 236 (4.18%) Security Cleared
10 164 (2.90%) MCTS
11 154 (2.72%) SC Cleared
12 151 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
13 109 (1.93%) MCDST
14 75 (1.33%) CCNP
15 73 (1.29%) A+ Certification
15 73 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 68 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 56 (0.99%) Citrix Certification
18 47 (0.83%) ISEB
19 40 (0.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 555 (9.82%) SLA
2 91 (1.61%) QA
3 63 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 37 (0.65%) ISO 9001
5 14 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.18%) ISO 8583
6 10 (0.18%) COBIT
7 4 (0.071%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.035%) EMIR
9 1 (0.018%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.018%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.018%) BS7799
9 1 (0.018%) GMP
9 1 (0.018%) GLP
System Software
1 3200 (56.62%) Active Directory
2 914 (16.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 430 (7.61%) Hyper-V
4 404 (7.15%) XenApp
5 277 (4.90%) vSphere
6 252 (4.46%) XenDesktop
7 235 (4.16%) Microsoft App-V
8 164 (2.90%) VMware ESX
9 135 (2.39%) VMware ESXi
10 132 (2.34%) Terminal Services
11 66 (1.17%) XenServer
12 56 (0.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 54 (0.96%) UAG
14 48 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
15 38 (0.67%) ISA Server
16 33 (0.58%) Terminal Server
17 29 (0.51%) Samba
17 29 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
18 26 (0.46%) VMware Server
19 23 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 835 (14.77%) SCCM
2 197 (3.49%) WSUS
3 192 (3.40%) Backup Exec
4 112 (1.98%) SCOM
5 110 (1.95%) Norton AntiVirus
6 95 (1.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 65 (1.15%) NetBackup
8 45 (0.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 41 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
10 37 (0.65%) Nagios
11 34 (0.60%) Tivoli
12 26 (0.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 21 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 20 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
14 20 (0.35%) SCDPM
15 18 (0.32%) ServiceCenter
16 17 (0.30%) ZENworks
17 16 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
17 16 (0.28%) WMI
18 15 (0.27%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 3085 (54.58%) Microsoft
2 1476 (26.11%) VMware
3 1218 (21.55%) Citrix
4 864 (15.29%) Cisco
5 538 (9.52%) HP
6 382 (6.76%) Apple
7 349 (6.17%) Symantec
8 260 (4.60%) Dell
9 255 (4.51%) Oracle
10 154 (2.72%) McAfee
11 146 (2.58%) NetApp
12 131 (2.32%) AppSense
13 126 (2.23%) Avaya
14 125 (2.21%) Lotus
15 120 (2.12%) Remedy
15 120 (2.12%) Bloomberg
16 111 (1.96%) Juniper
17 102 (1.80%) ServiceNow
18 97 (1.72%) IBM
19 94 (1.66%) Reuters
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