Period
to 2 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Windows 7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 7 over the 6 months to 2 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
UK > England
6 months to
2 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 485 352 185
Rank change year-on-year -133 -167 -19
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 655 422 2,417
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.58% 0.83% 1.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.29% 3.93% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 572 371 2,034
10th Percentile £21,750 £20,500 £21,250
25th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £24,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £30,000 £32,200 £30,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.83% +7.33% -3.23%
75th Percentile £35,000 £45,000 £39,375
90th Percentile £48,750 £57,500 £56,600
UK median annual salary £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -3.23%

Windows 7 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 19,924 10,740 28,377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.68% 21.14% 22.87%
Number of salaries quoted 14,517 9,091 23,183
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in England

Windows 7
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows 7 in England.

Salary trend for Windows 7 in England

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows 7 in England over the 6 months to 2 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Windows 7 in England

Windows 7
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the England region over the 6 months to 2 December 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -205 194 £32,500 -18.75% 64
South East -122 123 £30,000 +10.09% 33
North of England -74 117 £26,500 +3.92% 50
Midlands -40 115 £25,000 +4.17% 39
North West -38 78 £25,500 -1.92% 30
West Midlands -60 63 £26,750 +7.00% 27
South West -46 57 £25,500 -17.74% 11
East Midlands -29 51 £25,000 +5.26% 12
East of England -93 50 £30,000 +11.11% 8
Yorkshire -82 27 £29,500 +15.69% 18
North East -23 12 £33,250 +38.54% 2
Windows 7
UK

For the 6 months to 2 December 2021, IT jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 655 (100.00%) Windows
2 521 (79.54%) Windows 10
3 440 (67.18%) Active Directory
4 385 (58.78%) Microsoft 365
5 366 (55.88%) Microsoft
6 302 (46.11%) Windows Server
7 271 (41.37%) Microsoft Office
8 220 (33.59%) ITIL
9 190 (29.01%) Social Skills
10 165 (25.19%) Windows 8
11 160 (24.43%) VMware
12 146 (22.29%) Windows Server 2008
13 134 (20.46%) MS Exchange
14 130 (19.85%) Azure
15 121 (18.47%) Windows Server 2012
16 119 (18.17%) TCP/IP
17 118 (18.02%) VPN
18 116 (17.71%) VMware Infrastructure
19 115 (17.56%) Cisco
20 112 (17.10%) Firewall
21 106 (16.18%) DNS
21 106 (16.18%) WAN
21 106 (16.18%) Windows Server 2016
22 105 (16.03%) DHCP
23 102 (15.57%) Finance
24 100 (15.27%) LAN
25 98 (14.96%) Problem-Solving
26 90 (13.74%) SCCM
27 88 (13.44%) Apple
28 80 (12.21%) Citrix

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 134 (20.46%) MS Exchange
2 58 (8.85%) SharePoint
3 45 (6.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 24 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2007
6 22 (3.36%) IIS
7 15 (2.29%) Skype for Business
8 10 (1.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.76%) Confluence
9 5 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.46%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.15%) CMS
11 1 (0.15%) nginx
Applications
1 271 (41.37%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (6.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 33 (5.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.07%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.15%) InDesign
7 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.31%) Carpe Diem
2 2 (0.31%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Salerio
3 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.15%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.15%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 385 (58.78%) Microsoft 365
2 130 (19.85%) Azure
3 48 (7.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 28 (4.27%) OneDrive
5 14 (2.14%) AWS
6 12 (1.83%) Power Platform
7 11 (1.68%) PowerApps
8 10 (1.53%) Google Workspace
9 9 (1.37%) Mimecast
10 7 (1.07%) IaaS
11 5 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (0.76%) SaaS
12 1 (0.15%) Azure Stack
12 1 (0.15%) Cloudflare
12 1 (0.15%) GitHub
12 1 (0.15%) PaaS
12 1 (0.15%) Slack
12 1 (0.15%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 119 (18.17%) TCP/IP
2 118 (18.02%) VPN
3 112 (17.10%) Firewall
4 106 (16.18%) DNS
4 106 (16.18%) WAN
5 105 (16.03%) DHCP
6 100 (15.27%) LAN
7 73 (11.15%) Wireless
8 40 (6.11%) VLAN
9 38 (5.80%) Skype
10 31 (4.73%) Internet
11 28 (4.27%) Wi-Fi
12 25 (3.82%) SAN
13 23 (3.51%) Cisco IOS
13 23 (3.51%) Network Security
14 21 (3.21%) Remote Desktop
14 21 (3.21%) VoIP
15 12 (1.83%) IP Telephony
16 9 (1.37%) Broadband
17 8 (1.22%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (0.46%) MongoDB
4 3 (0.46%) MySQL
4 3 (0.46%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.46%) Redis
4 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.31%) Power BI
5 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.15%) MS Access
6 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (0.92%) JIRA
2 4 (0.61%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.46%) Moq
3 3 (0.46%) NUnit
4 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.15%) Ant
5 1 (0.15%) Cactus
5 1 (0.15%) gulp
5 1 (0.15%) MSI
5 1 (0.15%) webpack
General
1 190 (29.01%) Social Skills
2 102 (15.57%) Finance
3 45 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (5.34%) Banking
5 31 (4.73%) Retail
6 30 (4.58%) Organisational Skills
7 26 (3.97%) Manufacturing
8 23 (3.51%) Legal
9 21 (3.21%) Law
10 20 (3.05%) Presentation Skills
11 15 (2.29%) Investment Banking
12 13 (1.98%) Documentation Skills
13 12 (1.83%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 11 (1.68%) Financial Institution
14 11 (1.68%) Telecoms
15 9 (1.37%) Marketing
16 8 (1.22%) German Language
17 6 (0.92%) Back Office
17 6 (0.92%) Public Sector
18 5 (0.76%) French Language
Job Titles
1 205 (31.30%) Analyst
2 168 (25.65%) IT Support
3 162 (24.73%) Support Engineer
4 118 (18.02%) Support Analyst
5 97 (14.81%) IT Analyst
5 97 (14.81%) IT Engineer
6 91 (13.89%) Service Analyst
7 81 (12.37%) Service Desk Analyst
8 79 (12.06%) Desktop Support
9 75 (11.45%) 2nd Line Support
10 61 (9.31%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 60 (9.16%) IT Support Engineer
12 58 (8.85%) IT Support Analyst
13 50 (7.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 48 (7.33%) Support Technician
15 36 (5.50%) 1st Line Support
16 32 (4.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 31 (4.73%) Desktop Engineer
18 28 (4.27%) IT Support Technician
18 28 (4.27%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (0.92%) .NET
1 6 (0.92%) WSH
2 3 (0.46%) ASP.NET
2 3 (0.46%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (0.46%) Software Packaging
3 2 (0.31%) Node-RED
3 2 (0.31%) XML
3 2 (0.31%) XMPP
4 1 (0.15%) Ajax
4 1 (0.15%) DOM
4 1 (0.15%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.15%) jQuery
4 1 (0.15%) JSON
4 1 (0.15%) Laravel
4 1 (0.15%) Node.js
4 1 (0.15%) PHP-FPM
4 1 (0.15%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.15%) SAML
4 1 (0.15%) Sass
4 1 (0.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 41 (6.26%) iPad
2 37 (5.65%) Blackberry
2 37 (5.65%) iPhone
3 33 (5.04%) Video Conferencing
4 30 (4.58%) Data Centre
4 30 (4.58%) Driving Licence
5 28 (4.27%) Self-Motivation
6 21 (3.21%) Management Information System
7 19 (2.90%) EPoS
8 18 (2.75%) Analytical Mindset
9 12 (1.83%) Hedge funds
10 9 (1.37%) CMDB
11 8 (1.22%) Virtual Team
12 7 (1.07%) Fat Client
12 7 (1.07%) Replication
12 7 (1.07%) Thin Client
13 6 (0.92%) Clustering
13 6 (0.92%) User Experience
14 5 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
14 5 (0.76%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 655 (100.00%) Windows
2 521 (79.54%) Windows 10
3 302 (46.11%) Windows Server
4 165 (25.19%) Windows 8
5 146 (22.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 121 (18.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 106 (16.18%) Windows Server 2016
8 80 (12.21%) Windows Server 2019
9 64 (9.77%) Mac OS X
10 55 (8.40%) Android
11 40 (6.11%) Linux
12 31 (4.73%) Apple iOS
13 14 (2.14%) Mac OS
14 13 (1.98%) Windows XP
15 11 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (1.53%) Unix
17 4 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 1 (0.15%) AIX
18 1 (0.15%) VMS
18 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (33.59%) ITIL
2 98 (14.96%) Problem-Solving
3 57 (8.70%) ITSM
4 53 (8.09%) Incident Management
5 45 (6.87%) Service Management
6 44 (6.72%) Service Delivery
7 43 (6.56%) Asset Management
8 42 (6.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 37 (5.65%) Root Cause Analysis
10 27 (4.12%) Mentoring
11 26 (3.97%) Project Management
11 26 (3.97%) Time Management
12 25 (3.82%) Line Management
13 21 (3.21%) Break/Fix
14 19 (2.90%) Data Protection
14 19 (2.90%) Process Improvement
15 18 (2.75%) Problem Management
16 17 (2.60%) Change Management
16 17 (2.60%) Cybersecurity
16 17 (2.60%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 65 (9.92%) PowerShell
2 55 (8.40%) SQL
3 8 (1.22%) Python
4 7 (1.07%) VBScript
5 5 (0.76%) PL/SQL
5 5 (0.76%) Tcl
6 3 (0.46%) C#
6 3 (0.46%) Perl
6 3 (0.46%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.31%) Java
7 2 (0.31%) VB
7 2 (0.31%) VBA
8 1 (0.15%) AWK
8 1 (0.15%) C
8 1 (0.15%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 53 (8.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (7.48%) Degree
3 31 (4.73%) MCP
4 30 (4.58%) A+ Certification
4 30 (4.58%) Security Cleared
5 29 (4.43%) MCITP
6 26 (3.97%) MCSE
7 23 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (3.05%) MCSA
9 18 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
9 18 (2.75%) DBS Check
10 17 (2.60%) CCNA
10 17 (2.60%) Network+ Certification
11 13 (1.98%) SC Cleared
12 11 (1.68%) CISSP
13 10 (1.53%) CEH
13 10 (1.53%) MCDST
14 7 (1.07%) MCTS
15 5 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (8.09%) SLA
2 15 (2.29%) GDPR
3 14 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.31%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.15%) PMO
5 1 (0.15%) QA
System Software
1 440 (67.18%) Active Directory
2 116 (17.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (11.91%) Hyper-V
4 32 (4.89%) vSphere
5 25 (3.82%) XenApp
6 19 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
7 18 (2.75%) Virtual Desktop
7 18 (2.75%) XenDesktop
8 11 (1.68%) VirtualBox
9 7 (1.07%) BitLocker
10 5 (0.76%) Docker
10 5 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (0.61%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 3 (0.46%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.31%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 90 (13.74%) SCCM
2 55 (8.40%) Microsoft Intune
3 20 (3.05%) Backup Exec
4 19 (2.90%) WSUS
5 18 (2.75%) AirWatch
6 10 (1.53%) Cisco CUCM
6 10 (1.53%) ServiceCenter
7 9 (1.37%) vCenter Server
8 7 (1.07%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 5 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (0.76%) SolarWinds Orion
10 4 (0.61%) FortiGate
10 4 (0.61%) SCOM
11 3 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.46%) Nessus
12 2 (0.31%) Jamf Pro
12 2 (0.31%) Nagios
12 2 (0.31%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 366 (55.88%) Microsoft
2 160 (24.43%) VMware
3 115 (17.56%) Cisco
4 88 (13.44%) Apple
5 80 (12.21%) Citrix
6 67 (10.23%) HP
7 53 (8.09%) ServiceNow
8 48 (7.33%) Dell
9 33 (5.04%) Veeam
10 25 (3.82%) Remedy
11 19 (2.90%) Symantec
12 18 (2.75%) SolarWinds
12 18 (2.75%) Sophos
13 17 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
14 15 (2.29%) Bloomberg
14 15 (2.29%) SAP
15 12 (1.83%) ProCurve
15 12 (1.83%) Reuters
16 11 (1.68%) Avaya
16 11 (1.68%) SonicWALL