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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 100 135 143
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 3015 2276 2171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.83% 2.13% 2.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.43% 7.92% 7.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2514 1935 1847
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- -17.18%

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
28914 28736 29273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.18% 26.93% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 24154 23623 24642
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £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 4 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 4 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 +37 2861 £30,000 -1.63% 353
London +44 1418 £34,000 -2.85% 125
South East +27 612 £27,000 -1.81% 85
City of London +26 337 £41,750 +9.86% 28
East of England +10 185 £27,500 - 28
North West +47 179 £25,000 - 42
Berkshire +45 175 £28,500 +3.63% 21
Surrey +46 155 £27,750 +0.90% 20
Yorkshire +7 144 £25,000 +19.04% 18
West Midlands +24 132 £25,000 -5.66% 9
Manchester +61 109 £26,750 +16.30% 15
West Yorkshire +3 106 £25,000 +21.95% 10
Hampshire -15 104 £25,000 -7.40% 18
East Midlands +50 87 £26,125 +10.00% 11
South West -37 85 £24,000 -6.79% 26
Reading +34 84 £27,250 -19.85% 11
Leeds -7 75 £24,000 +17.07% 5
Hertfordshire +20 74 £30,500 +10.90% 16
Scotland -13 69 £24,250 -13.39% 15
Croydon +41 48 £24,000 - 2
Edinburgh +15 45 £24,500 +16.66% 8
West Sussex +22 44 £25,500 -36.25% 5
Cheshire +5 43 £24,500 -5.76% 17
Kent +29 41 £24,500 -1.01% 1
Essex -2 41 £26,000 -8.77% 4
Birmingham -9 41 £25,000 -9.09% 3
Cambridgeshire -3 40 £25,000 -12.28% 4
Buckinghamshire +16 39 £27,500 +18.27% 8
Nottinghamshire +37 38 £26,000 -6.30% 2
Nottingham +35 38 £26,000 -8.77% 2

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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 6352 (100.00%) Windows
2 3733 (58.77%) Microsoft
3 3712 (58.44%) Active Directory
4 2744 (43.20%) MS Office
5 2365 (37.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 2106 (33.15%) MS Excel
7 1841 (28.98%) Windows 8
8 1757 (27.66%) MS Exchange
9 1713 (26.97%) ITIL
10 1586 (24.97%) Citrix
11 1558 (24.53%) VMware
12 1495 (23.54%) Windows XP
13 1382 (21.76%) Windows Server 2012
14 1202 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
15 1093 (17.21%) Microsoft Certification
16 1085 (17.08%) Finance
17 1080 (17.00%) VMware Infrastructure
18 1058 (16.66%) DNS
19 977 (15.38%) Blackberry
20 883 (13.90%) TCP/IP
21 870 (13.70%) DHCP
22 855 (13.46%) Cisco
23 835 (13.15%) SCCM
24 834 (13.13%) Exchange Server 2010
25 819 (12.89%) SQL
26 792 (12.47%) SQL Server
27 758 (11.93%) LAN
28 718 (11.30%) Firewall
29 716 (11.27%) WAN
30 682 (10.74%) SLA

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 1757 (27.66%) MS Exchange
2 834 (13.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 498 (7.84%) SharePoint
4 452 (7.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 427 (6.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 352 (5.54%) Exchange Server 2013
7 281 (4.42%) IIS
8 255 (4.01%) Lync
9 209 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2003
10 113 (1.78%) IBM Notes
11 97 (1.53%) WorkSite
12 72 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
13 67 (1.05%) Apache
14 47 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
15 34 (0.54%) Tomcat
16 31 (0.49%) CMS
17 22 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
18 21 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
19 19 (0.30%) WebSphere
20 16 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2744 (43.20%) MS Office
2 2106 (33.15%) MS Excel
3 197 (3.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 66 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 59 (0.93%) MS Project
6 18 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 13 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.16%) Acrobat
8 10 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
9 8 (0.13%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.063%) S-PLUS
11 3 (0.047%) RoboHelp
12 2 (0.031%) Revit
12 2 (0.031%) SPSS
12 2 (0.031%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.016%) Maya
13 1 (0.016%) 3ds Max
13 1 (0.016%) HipChat
13 1 (0.016%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 46 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
2 19 (0.30%) BASE24
3 15 (0.24%) Maximo
3 15 (0.24%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 14 (0.22%) Eikon
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%) CA PPM
8 6 (0.094%) Sage 200
8 6 (0.094%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.047%) Cognos Controller
9 3 (0.047%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.047%) SAP CCM
9 3 (0.047%) Sage 50
10 2 (0.031%) RMDS
10 2 (0.031%) thinkFolio
10 2 (0.031%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 363 (5.71%) Office 365
2 120 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (0.61%) Google Apps
4 20 (0.31%) SaaS
5 16 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (0.24%) IaaS
7 13 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (0.13%) PaaS
9 1 (0.016%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.016%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1058 (16.66%) DNS
2 883 (13.90%) TCP/IP
3 870 (13.70%) DHCP
4 758 (11.93%) LAN
5 718 (11.30%) Firewall
6 716 (11.27%) WAN
7 640 (10.08%) VPN
8 428 (6.74%) SAN
9 388 (6.11%) Internet
10 321 (5.05%) VoIP
11 252 (3.97%) Wireless
12 160 (2.52%) Wi-Fi
13 150 (2.36%) VLAN
14 104 (1.64%) IP Telephony
15 103 (1.62%) Intranet
16 75 (1.18%) MPLS
17 72 (1.13%) SSL
18 71 (1.12%) Network Security
19 67 (1.05%) iSCSI
20 66 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 792 (12.47%) SQL Server
2 223 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 125 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 120 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 81 (1.28%) MySQL
6 66 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 40 (0.63%) Oracle Database
8 32 (0.50%) MS Access
8 32 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
9 25 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
9 25 (0.39%) Relational Database
10 22 (0.35%) MongoDB
10 22 (0.35%) DB2
11 21 (0.33%) NoSQL
12 17 (0.27%) Data Mining
13 16 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
14 13 (0.20%) CouchDB
15 11 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
15 11 (0.17%) Oracle Database 10g
16 10 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 70 (1.10%) MSI
2 68 (1.07%) Visual Studio
3 53 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 47 (0.74%) Subversion
5 42 (0.66%) Git (software)
6 36 (0.57%) NUnit
7 35 (0.55%) LoadRunner
8 25 (0.39%) InstallShield
8 25 (0.39%) MSTest
9 24 (0.38%) Ranorex
9 24 (0.38%) MSBuild
9 24 (0.38%) WiX
9 24 (0.38%) NuGet
10 21 (0.33%) JIRA
11 16 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
11 16 (0.25%) QuickTest Pro
12 12 (0.19%) Eclipse
13 11 (0.17%) Selenium
13 11 (0.17%) AdminStudio
14 10 (0.16%) SilkPerformer
General
1 1085 (17.08%) Finance
2 451 (7.10%) Law
3 376 (5.92%) Legal
4 346 (5.45%) Banking
5 231 (3.64%) Retail
6 199 (3.13%) Telecoms
7 105 (1.65%) Financial Institution
8 100 (1.57%) Advertising
9 96 (1.51%) Back Office
10 87 (1.37%) Investment Banking
11 85 (1.34%) Marketing
12 65 (1.02%) Front Office
13 43 (0.68%) Manufacturing
14 42 (0.66%) Publishing
15 38 (0.60%) Games
16 36 (0.57%) Billing
17 32 (0.50%) Electronics
18 24 (0.38%) German Language
19 21 (0.33%) French Language
20 16 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2099 (33.04%) Analyst
2 1173 (18.47%) Support Analyst
3 1154 (18.17%) Support Engineer
4 837 (13.18%) IT Support
5 746 (11.74%) Service Analyst
6 742 (11.68%) Service Desk Analyst
7 694 (10.93%) Desktop Support
8 684 (10.77%) 2nd Line Support
9 329 (5.18%) IT Support Analyst
10 311 (4.90%) 1st Line Support
11 304 (4.79%) Desktop Engineer
12 303 (4.77%) Technical Support
13 255 (4.01%) Help Desk Analyst
14 251 (3.95%) Desktop Analyst
15 248 (3.90%) Administrator
16 227 (3.57%) Consultant
17 226 (3.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
18 225 (3.54%) Support Technician
19 223 (3.51%) Desktop Support Analyst
20 217 (3.42%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (3.92%) .NET
2 147 (2.31%) HTML
2 147 (2.31%) Application Packaging
3 113 (1.78%) CSS
4 104 (1.64%) XML
5 81 (1.28%) ASP.NET
6 77 (1.21%) Web Services
7 57 (0.90%) Software Packaging
8 48 (0.76%) jQuery
9 33 (0.52%) X-Windows
10 30 (0.47%) .NET Framework
11 24 (0.38%) AngularJS
12 22 (0.35%) J2EE
12 22 (0.35%) Ajax
13 20 (0.31%) WCF
14 18 (0.28%) HTML5
15 17 (0.27%) WPF
16 15 (0.24%) LINQ
17 13 (0.20%) SOAP
17 13 (0.20%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 977 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 442 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
3 262 (4.12%) iPhone
4 209 (3.29%) Fat Client
4 209 (3.29%) Thin Client
5 185 (2.91%) Management Information System
6 157 (2.47%) Computer Science
7 148 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
8 139 (2.19%) iPad
9 138 (2.17%) Client/Server
10 123 (1.94%) Clustering
11 117 (1.84%) Hedge funds
12 82 (1.29%) Replication
13 67 (1.05%) Statistics
14 65 (1.02%) Smartphone
15 58 (0.91%) User Experience
16 56 (0.88%) EPoS
17 39 (0.61%) Mobile App
18 36 (0.57%) Mathematics
19 33 (0.52%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 6352 (100.00%) Windows
2 2365 (37.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 1841 (28.98%) Windows 8
4 1495 (23.54%) Windows XP
5 1382 (21.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 1202 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 482 (7.59%) Linux
8 287 (4.52%) Windows Vista
9 259 (4.08%) Mac OS X
10 251 (3.95%) Android
11 171 (2.69%) Apple iOS
12 142 (2.24%) UNIX
13 85 (1.34%) Windows 2000
14 79 (1.24%) Mac OS
15 69 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
16 58 (0.91%) CentOS
17 57 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 57 (0.90%) Ubuntu
18 49 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
19 40 (0.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1713 (26.97%) ITIL
2 555 (8.74%) Service Delivery
3 363 (5.71%) Service Management
4 282 (4.44%) Project Management
5 276 (4.35%) Incident Management
6 261 (4.11%) Migration
7 211 (3.32%) Document Management
8 197 (3.10%) Time Management
9 194 (3.05%) Problem Management
10 190 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
11 177 (2.79%) Change Management
12 170 (2.68%) CRM
13 162 (2.55%) Mentoring
14 160 (2.52%) Asset Management
15 139 (2.19%) Root Cause Analysis
16 134 (2.11%) PRINCE2
17 133 (2.09%) Agile Software Development
18 115 (1.81%) Configuration Management
19 107 (1.68%) Coaching
20 100 (1.57%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 819 (12.89%) SQL
2 434 (6.83%) PowerShell
3 216 (3.40%) C#
4 132 (2.08%) VBScript
5 122 (1.92%) VB
6 118 (1.86%) JavaScript
7 90 (1.42%) Java
8 77 (1.21%) C
9 71 (1.12%) Perl
10 53 (0.83%) C++
11 48 (0.76%) Python
12 45 (0.71%) VB.NET
13 36 (0.57%) T-SQL
14 30 (0.47%) PHP
15 27 (0.43%) Bash Shell
16 25 (0.39%) VBA
17 23 (0.36%) Ruby
17 23 (0.36%) COBOL
17 23 (0.36%) XAML
18 19 (0.30%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 1093 (17.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 653 (10.28%) MCSE
3 564 (8.88%) MCP
4 474 (7.46%) Degree
5 418 (6.58%) MCITP
6 335 (5.27%) MCSA
6 335 (5.27%) Security Cleared
7 258 (4.06%) Cisco Certification
8 238 (3.75%) MCTS
9 235 (3.70%) SC Cleared
10 228 (3.59%) CCNA
11 165 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
12 138 (2.17%) A+ Certification
13 107 (1.68%) MCDST
14 101 (1.59%) DV Cleared
15 97 (1.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 97 (1.53%) VCP4
16 72 (1.13%) Citrix Certification
17 69 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 65 (1.02%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 682 (10.74%) SLA
2 67 (1.05%) QA
3 50 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 20 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 19 (0.30%) ISO 8583
7 11 (0.17%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.047%) COBIT
8 3 (0.047%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.047%) GMP
9 2 (0.031%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.016%) HL7
10 1 (0.016%) DICOM
10 1 (0.016%) GLP
10 1 (0.016%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3712 (58.44%) Active Directory
2 1080 (17.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 613 (9.65%) Hyper-V
4 539 (8.49%) XenApp
5 244 (3.84%) vSphere
6 230 (3.62%) Microsoft App-V
7 229 (3.61%) XenDesktop
8 144 (2.27%) Terminal Services
9 117 (1.84%) VMware ESX
10 107 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
11 64 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
12 51 (0.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 46 (0.72%) XenServer
14 33 (0.52%) Xen
15 20 (0.31%) NFS
16 16 (0.25%) ISA Server
17 15 (0.24%) VMware Server
17 15 (0.24%) UAG
18 14 (0.22%) MetaFrame
18 14 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 835 (13.15%) SCCM
2 219 (3.45%) Backup Exec
3 202 (3.18%) SCOM
4 152 (2.39%) WSUS
5 149 (2.35%) Norton AntiVirus
6 82 (1.29%) SCVMM
7 65 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 56 (0.88%) NetBackup
9 51 (0.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 48 (0.76%) SCOrch
11 34 (0.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 33 (0.52%) SCSM
13 28 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
14 25 (0.39%) Nagios
15 22 (0.35%) Casper Suite
16 21 (0.33%) Tivoli
17 20 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
18 17 (0.27%) ARCserve
19 16 (0.25%) Windows Intune
19 16 (0.25%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 3733 (58.77%) Microsoft
2 1586 (24.97%) Citrix
3 1558 (24.53%) VMware
4 855 (13.46%) Cisco
5 542 (8.53%) HP
6 512 (8.06%) Apple
7 373 (5.87%) Symantec
8 272 (4.28%) Dell
9 232 (3.65%) Oracle
10 179 (2.82%) Avaya
11 137 (2.16%) Bloomberg
12 132 (2.08%) Reuters
13 131 (2.06%) NetApp
14 129 (2.03%) AppSense
15 128 (2.02%) CheckPoint
16 120 (1.89%) Red Hat
17 117 (1.84%) Lotus
18 114 (1.79%) LANDesk
19 107 (1.68%) McAfee
20 103 (1.62%) Veeam
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Middlewich, Cheshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £16,000 - £18,000 + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + car,Laptop,Phone
Posted: 9 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Full Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £33000 - £37000 per annum + range of flexible bens.
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Picture More Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Salary: £1 per annum + Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
JM
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
South East London
RS Innovations
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum 25 days holidays Pension/ /Life Insu
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum £24,000 - £28,000 + Shift Allowance
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000 - £78000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Spink and Son Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago