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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 118 136 148
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 2776 2176 2144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.39% 2.05% 1.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.90% 7.49% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2242 1839 1871
Average salary £28,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.30% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%

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
31187 29054 32607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.80% 27.32% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 25876 24714 27872
Average salary £40,000 £40,997 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.49%
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 £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +23 2618 £28,500 -12.30% 295
London +9 1134 £32,500 -15.63% 112
South East +43 718 £26,500 -5.35% 73
City of London -14 245 £31,250 -20.88% 33
Berkshire +86 214 £26,750 +2.88% 13
East of England +15 165 £27,500 +2.80% 20
North West +18 164 £23,500 -3.09% 22
Surrey +44 152 £28,000 -6.66% 17
Yorkshire +2 149 £22,500 -6.25% 21
Hampshire -25 128 £27,500 -3.50% 17
South West -14 118 £24,500 -24.61% 20
West Midlands -18 106 £28,114 -9.30% 13
West Yorkshire +13 98 £21,000 -12.50% 17
East Midlands +2 78 £27,000 -5.26% 8
Leeds +15 74 £21,000 -12.50% 9
Scotland +13 69 £29,000 - 7
Manchester -2 64 £27,500 +10.00% 11
Cheshire +23 61 £23,500 - 9
Bracknell +29 60 £25,000 - 1
Reading +21 59 £26,500 +17.77% 8
Kent +27 52 £26,500 - 6
Buckinghamshire +5 52 £24,000 -6.79% 10
East Sussex +11 50 £32,500 -4.41%
Cambridgeshire +7 48 £22,500 -28.93% 7
Hertfordshire -10 45 £27,500 +17.02% 5
Brighton +10 43 £24,000 -29.41%
Southampton +6 43 £28,750 +19.79% 3
Warrington +13 42 £23,500 -1.05% 7
Wiltshire +11 39 £24,000 -26.15% 5
Glasgow +11 36 £26,000 -42.22% 2

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5615 (100.00%) Windows
2 3108 (55.35%) Active Directory
3 3023 (53.84%) Microsoft
4 2302 (41.00%) MS Office
5 2160 (38.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 1842 (32.80%) MS Excel
7 1588 (28.28%) MS Exchange
8 1556 (27.71%) ITIL
9 1533 (27.30%) Windows XP
10 1450 (25.82%) VMware
11 1271 (22.64%) Windows Server 2003
12 1206 (21.48%) Citrix
13 1152 (20.52%) Microsoft Certification
14 1133 (20.18%) Windows 8
15 1028 (18.31%) Finance
16 985 (17.54%) TCP/IP
17 889 (15.83%) DNS
18 887 (15.80%) VMware Infrastructure
19 810 (14.43%) Cisco
20 804 (14.32%) Exchange Server 2010
21 797 (14.19%) SQL Server
22 793 (14.12%) SCCM
23 768 (13.68%) Windows Server 2012
24 767 (13.66%) SQL
25 734 (13.07%) LAN
26 727 (12.95%) Blackberry
27 718 (12.79%) DHCP
28 685 (12.20%) Firewall
29 682 (12.15%) VPN
30 639 (11.38%) WAN

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1588 (28.28%) MS Exchange
2 804 (14.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 457 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 439 (7.82%) SharePoint
5 357 (6.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 267 (4.76%) IIS
7 241 (4.29%) Lync
8 203 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2003
9 192 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2013
10 108 (1.92%) WorkSite
11 93 (1.66%) IBM Notes
12 77 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
13 59 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
14 51 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
15 50 (0.89%) Apache
16 43 (0.77%) Tomcat
17 37 (0.66%) Lotus Domino
18 35 (0.62%) Confluence
19 29 (0.52%) CMS
20 23 (0.41%) GroupWise
Applications
1 2302 (41.00%) MS Office
2 1842 (32.80%) MS Excel
3 186 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 60 (1.07%) MS Visio
5 47 (0.84%) MS Project
6 24 (0.43%) Photoshop
7 16 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
8 9 (0.16%) Acrobat
9 5 (0.089%) Adobe Captivate
10 4 (0.071%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.071%) Final Cut Pro
11 2 (0.036%) InDesign
12 1 (0.018%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 30 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 29 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (0.37%) Maximo
4 12 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
5 11 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 11 (0.20%) Movex
6 10 (0.18%) BASE24
7 8 (0.14%) Misys Opics
8 7 (0.12%) Eikon
8 7 (0.12%) assyst
8 7 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (0.11%) Agresso
10 5 (0.089%) Line 500
10 5 (0.089%) Line 50
11 4 (0.071%) SAP Business One
11 4 (0.071%) Sage 200
12 3 (0.053%) Academy Housing
12 3 (0.053%) Dynamics AX
13 2 (0.036%) Exchequer
13 2 (0.036%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 246 (4.38%) Office 365
2 50 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (0.82%) SaaS
4 25 (0.45%) Google Apps
5 19 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (0.27%) IaaS
7 7 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (0.089%) PaaS
10 2 (0.036%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 985 (17.54%) TCP/IP
2 889 (15.83%) DNS
3 734 (13.07%) LAN
4 718 (12.79%) DHCP
5 685 (12.20%) Firewall
6 682 (12.15%) VPN
7 639 (11.38%) WAN
8 373 (6.64%) SAN
9 314 (5.59%) VoIP
10 311 (5.54%) Internet
11 233 (4.15%) Wireless
12 148 (2.64%) Wi-Fi
13 103 (1.83%) VLAN
13 103 (1.83%) SSL
14 97 (1.73%) Network Security
15 81 (1.44%) SMTP
16 77 (1.37%) HTTP
16 77 (1.37%) Intranet
17 69 (1.23%) ADSL
18 65 (1.16%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 797 (14.19%) SQL Server
2 252 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 139 (2.48%) MySQL
4 125 (2.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 111 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 52 (0.93%) Relational Database
7 50 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 33 (0.59%) MS Access
9 28 (0.50%) Oracle Database
10 27 (0.48%) RDBMS
11 26 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
12 25 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
14 14 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
15 13 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
16 9 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 8 (0.14%) Big Data
18 6 (0.11%) MongoDB
18 6 (0.11%) DB2
19 5 (0.089%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 123 (2.19%) MSI
2 52 (0.93%) Visual Studio
3 32 (0.57%) QuickTest Pro
3 32 (0.57%) Subversion
3 32 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (0.53%) LoadRunner
5 27 (0.48%) JIRA
6 24 (0.43%) Jenkins
7 21 (0.37%) Selenium
8 20 (0.36%) InstallShield
9 17 (0.30%) NUnit
10 16 (0.28%) IntelliJ
10 16 (0.28%) VisualVM
10 16 (0.28%) SoapUI
10 16 (0.28%) FishEye
11 15 (0.27%) MSTest
12 13 (0.23%) Fiddler
13 12 (0.21%) Git (software)
13 12 (0.21%) Eclipse
13 12 (0.21%) WiX
General
1 1028 (18.31%) Finance
2 416 (7.41%) Law
3 367 (6.54%) Legal
4 257 (4.58%) Telecoms
5 206 (3.67%) Banking
6 165 (2.94%) Retail
7 107 (1.91%) Financial Institution
8 85 (1.51%) Back Office
9 64 (1.14%) Advertising
10 61 (1.09%) Marketing
11 56 (1.00%) Manufacturing
12 42 (0.75%) Investment Banking
13 41 (0.73%) French Language
14 35 (0.62%) Electronics
15 31 (0.55%) Front Office
16 26 (0.46%) German Language
16 26 (0.46%) Spanish Language
17 24 (0.43%) Italian Language
18 22 (0.39%) Local Government
18 22 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1903 (33.89%) Analyst
2 1151 (20.50%) Support Analyst
3 914 (16.28%) Support Engineer
4 753 (13.41%) IT Support
5 687 (12.24%) 2nd Line Support
6 580 (10.33%) Desktop Support
7 579 (10.31%) Service Analyst
8 562 (10.01%) Service Desk Analyst
9 328 (5.84%) 1st Line Support
10 315 (5.61%) IT Support Analyst
11 308 (5.49%) Desktop Analyst
12 278 (4.95%) Administrator
13 264 (4.70%) Desktop Support Analyst
14 246 (4.38%) 3rd Line Support
15 224 (3.99%) Technical Support
16 213 (3.79%) Help Desk Support
17 212 (3.78%) Support Technician
18 211 (3.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 209 (3.72%) IT Support Engineer
20 208 (3.70%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (2.81%) .NET
2 108 (1.92%) HTML
3 99 (1.76%) Application Packaging
4 88 (1.57%) XML
5 63 (1.12%) CSS
5 63 (1.12%) Software Packaging
6 57 (1.02%) Web Services
7 56 (1.00%) jQuery
8 48 (0.85%) LAMP
9 40 (0.71%) ASP.NET
10 29 (0.52%) OCX
11 19 (0.34%) COM
12 18 (0.32%) .NET Framework
13 15 (0.27%) Ajax
14 14 (0.25%) X-Windows
15 13 (0.23%) Middleware
15 13 (0.23%) J2EE
16 12 (0.21%) Sass
17 11 (0.20%) AngularJS
17 11 (0.20%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 727 (12.95%) Blackberry
2 167 (2.97%) Management Information System
3 163 (2.90%) iPhone
4 144 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
4 144 (2.56%) iPad
5 124 (2.21%) Computer Science
6 116 (2.07%) Fat Client
6 116 (2.07%) Thin Client
7 111 (1.98%) Hedge funds
8 94 (1.67%) Clustering
9 78 (1.39%) Client/Server
10 50 (0.89%) Mathematics
11 49 (0.87%) PDA
12 45 (0.80%) Statistics
13 31 (0.55%) Open Source
13 31 (0.55%) Replication
14 29 (0.52%) Kindle
15 27 (0.48%) Mobile App
15 27 (0.48%) Smartphone
16 23 (0.41%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 5615 (100.00%) Windows
2 2160 (38.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 1533 (27.30%) Windows XP
4 1271 (22.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 1133 (20.18%) Windows 8
6 768 (13.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 618 (11.01%) Linux
8 266 (4.74%) Mac OS X
8 266 (4.74%) Windows Vista
9 234 (4.17%) Android
10 171 (3.05%) UNIX
11 117 (2.08%) Apple iOS
12 94 (1.67%) Mac OS
13 80 (1.42%) Ubuntu
14 65 (1.16%) Windows 2000
15 46 (0.82%) Windows Phone
16 45 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
17 41 (0.73%) Solaris
18 30 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 28 (0.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1556 (27.71%) ITIL
2 369 (6.57%) Service Delivery
3 321 (5.72%) Service Management
4 215 (3.83%) Project Management
5 212 (3.78%) Migration
6 181 (3.22%) Incident Management
7 166 (2.96%) Change Management
8 154 (2.74%) Problem Management
9 151 (2.69%) Document Management
10 144 (2.56%) Asset Management
11 133 (2.37%) CRM
12 130 (2.32%) Disaster Recovery
13 101 (1.80%) Time Management
14 97 (1.73%) ITSM
15 92 (1.64%) PRINCE2
16 91 (1.62%) Continuous Improvement
17 88 (1.57%) Workflow
18 83 (1.48%) Information Security
19 82 (1.46%) Mobile Device Management
20 81 (1.44%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 767 (13.66%) SQL
2 440 (7.84%) PowerShell
3 201 (3.58%) VBScript
4 199 (3.54%) VB
5 156 (2.78%) C#
6 94 (1.67%) JavaScript
7 92 (1.64%) Perl
8 76 (1.35%) Java
9 65 (1.16%) PHP
10 63 (1.12%) C
11 59 (1.05%) C++
12 48 (0.85%) Python
13 39 (0.69%) Bash Shell
14 34 (0.61%) T-SQL
15 25 (0.45%) PL/SQL
16 24 (0.43%) Shell Script
17 22 (0.39%) VB.NET
18 21 (0.37%) Ruby
19 18 (0.32%) VBA
20 9 (0.16%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1152 (20.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 616 (10.97%) MCSE
3 578 (10.29%) Degree
4 421 (7.50%) MCP
5 346 (6.16%) MCITP
6 331 (5.89%) MCSA
7 295 (5.25%) Cisco Certification
8 258 (4.59%) CCNA
9 249 (4.43%) Security Cleared
10 175 (3.12%) MCTS
11 165 (2.94%) SC Cleared
12 156 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
13 90 (1.60%) MCDST
14 82 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 80 (1.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 79 (1.41%) CCNP
17 73 (1.30%) A+ Certification
18 63 (1.12%) ISEB
19 58 (1.03%) ISTQB
20 45 (0.80%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 583 (10.38%) SLA
2 82 (1.46%) QA
3 63 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 38 (0.68%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.18%) COBIT
5 10 (0.18%) ISO 8583
6 8 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.053%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.053%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.036%) EMIR
9 1 (0.018%) BS7799
9 1 (0.018%) GMP
9 1 (0.018%) GLP
System Software
1 3108 (55.35%) Active Directory
2 887 (15.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 428 (7.62%) Hyper-V
4 348 (6.20%) XenApp
5 247 (4.40%) vSphere
6 215 (3.83%) XenDesktop
7 212 (3.78%) Microsoft App-V
8 176 (3.13%) VMware ESX
9 124 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
10 123 (2.19%) Terminal Services
11 58 (1.03%) VMware Workstation
12 48 (0.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 45 (0.80%) XenServer
14 44 (0.78%) UAG
15 32 (0.57%) VMware Server
16 30 (0.53%) Samba
17 29 (0.52%) Terminal Server
18 28 (0.50%) ISA Server
19 25 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
20 19 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 793 (14.12%) SCCM
2 178 (3.17%) Backup Exec
3 172 (3.06%) WSUS
4 102 (1.82%) SCOM
5 97 (1.73%) Norton AntiVirus
6 92 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 70 (1.25%) NetBackup
8 33 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
9 31 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
9 31 (0.55%) Nagios
10 30 (0.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 29 (0.52%) Tivoli
12 28 (0.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 20 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
14 19 (0.34%) SCVMM
15 18 (0.32%) ZENworks
16 17 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 15 (0.27%) ServiceCenter
17 15 (0.27%) SCDPM
18 14 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3023 (53.84%) Microsoft
2 1450 (25.82%) VMware
3 1206 (21.48%) Citrix
4 810 (14.43%) Cisco
5 517 (9.21%) HP
6 375 (6.68%) Apple
7 309 (5.50%) Symantec
8 272 (4.84%) Oracle
9 245 (4.36%) Dell
10 136 (2.42%) NetApp
11 133 (2.37%) Avaya
12 124 (2.21%) McAfee
13 113 (2.01%) Bloomberg
13 113 (2.01%) Lotus
14 112 (1.99%) Juniper
15 111 (1.98%) AppSense
16 100 (1.78%) ServiceNow
17 99 (1.76%) Remedy
18 88 (1.57%) Reuters
19 84 (1.50%) IBM
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