Period
to 2 March 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 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
UK > England
6 months to
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 395 210 170
Rank change year-on-year -185 -40 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 473 1,804 2,836
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.70% 1.61% 2.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.51% 7.27% 8.71%
Number of salaries quoted 449 1,591 2,475
Median annual salary £32,000 £30,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £20,450 £21,000 £20,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £30,750 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% -3.23% +3.33%

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 13,464 24,805 32,550
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.91% 22.16% 23.32%
Number of salaries quoted 11,015 20,311 26,638
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%

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 March 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 March 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 -127 183 £35,000 - 12
South East -126 79 £27,250 -0.91% 19
North of England -59 78 £26,000 -1.89% 15
Yorkshire +23 47 £22,500 -19.64% 4
South West -52 45 £31,750 +15.45% 3
Midlands -47 44 £25,000 -9.09% 8
East of England +33 41 £26,500 -8.62% 5
West Midlands +3 26 £24,500 -2.97% 7
North West -60 21 £42,500 +60.38% 9
East Midlands -39 18 £25,000 -16.67% 1
North East -1 10 £26,000 +15.56% 2
Windows 7
UK

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 473 (100.00%) Windows
2 334 (70.61%) Windows 10
3 313 (66.17%) Active Directory
4 288 (60.89%) Microsoft 365
5 271 (57.29%) Microsoft
6 216 (45.67%) Windows Server
7 148 (31.29%) Microsoft Office
8 131 (27.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 129 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 129 (27.27%) VMware
10 115 (24.31%) Azure
11 113 (23.89%) Windows Server 2016
12 110 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
13 102 (21.56%) Windows 8
14 99 (20.93%) MS Exchange
15 94 (19.87%) ITIL
16 89 (18.82%) DNS
17 88 (18.60%) Finance
18 81 (17.12%) Problem-Solving
19 80 (16.91%) TCP/IP
20 79 (16.70%) Cisco
21 76 (16.07%) DHCP
22 75 (15.86%) Firewall
23 69 (14.59%) SCCM
24 67 (14.16%) Hyper-V
25 64 (13.53%) LAN
26 61 (12.90%) WAN
27 60 (12.68%) Citrix
28 59 (12.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
29 55 (11.63%) VPN

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 99 (20.93%) MS Exchange
2 37 (7.82%) SharePoint
3 34 (7.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (5.29%) IIS
5 24 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2013
6 21 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
7 19 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2007
8 16 (3.38%) Apache
9 8 (1.69%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.85%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 148 (31.29%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.06%) Endur
2 4 (0.85%) Bond Adapt
2 4 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.21%) Carpe Diem
3 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 288 (60.89%) Microsoft 365
2 115 (24.31%) Azure
3 40 (8.46%) AWS
4 27 (5.71%) Mimecast
5 25 (5.29%) Azure Active Directory
6 12 (2.54%) G Suite
7 6 (1.27%) OneDrive
8 4 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.85%) SaaS
9 3 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.63%) GoToWebinar
9 3 (0.63%) IaaS
9 3 (0.63%) PaaS
9 3 (0.63%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.21%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 89 (18.82%) DNS
2 80 (16.91%) TCP/IP
3 76 (16.07%) DHCP
4 75 (15.86%) Firewall
5 64 (13.53%) LAN
6 61 (12.90%) WAN
7 55 (11.63%) VPN
8 37 (7.82%) VLAN
9 25 (5.29%) VoIP
10 24 (5.07%) Wi-Fi
11 23 (4.86%) Wireless
12 22 (4.65%) Internet
13 19 (4.02%) Remote Desktop
14 18 (3.81%) Skype
15 16 (3.38%) Cisco ASA
16 15 (3.17%) Cisco Nexus
17 12 (2.54%) SAN
18 10 (2.11%) Cisco IOS
18 10 (2.11%) VSAN
19 9 (1.90%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.07%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.63%) MySQL
4 3 (0.63%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.42%) Apache Ignite
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (0.42%) Power BI
5 2 (0.42%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.42%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.42%) Tableau
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (1.69%) JIRA
2 3 (0.63%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.42%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.21%) GitLab
4 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 88 (18.60%) Finance
2 13 (2.75%) Banking
2 13 (2.75%) Telecoms
3 9 (1.90%) Legal
4 8 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.06%) Law
6 4 (0.85%) Back Office
6 4 (0.85%) Front Office
6 4 (0.85%) Retail
7 3 (0.63%) Local Government
8 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.42%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.21%) Marketing
9 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 121 (25.58%) Analyst
2 117 (24.74%) Support Engineer
3 80 (16.91%) IT Support
4 66 (13.95%) Support Analyst
5 56 (11.84%) IT Engineer
6 52 (10.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 52 (10.99%) Service Analyst
6 52 (10.99%) Service Desk Analyst
7 50 (10.57%) 2nd Line Support
8 45 (9.51%) 1st Line Support
9 44 (9.30%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 41 (8.67%) Desktop Support
11 40 (8.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 33 (6.98%) IT Support Engineer
13 32 (6.77%) IT Analyst
14 27 (5.71%) Desktop Engineer
15 25 (5.29%) IT Support Analyst
16 24 (5.07%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 22 (4.65%) 1st Line Engineer
17 22 (4.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.69%) HTML
2 7 (1.48%) CSS
3 5 (1.06%) .NET
4 4 (0.85%) POSIX
5 2 (0.42%) LAMP
5 2 (0.42%) WSH
6 1 (0.21%) Ajax
6 1 (0.21%) COM
6 1 (0.21%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.98%) Management Information System
2 27 (5.71%) Data Centre
3 21 (4.44%) Driving Licence
4 18 (3.81%) Video Conferencing
5 15 (3.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 13 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (2.33%) Blackberry
8 10 (2.11%) Client/Server
8 10 (2.11%) EMC VNXe
8 10 (2.11%) Enterprise Storage
8 10 (2.11%) FlexPod
8 10 (2.11%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 8 (1.69%) Clustering
9 8 (1.69%) iPhone
10 6 (1.27%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.27%) Smartphone
11 5 (1.06%) Fat Client
11 5 (1.06%) Hedge funds
11 5 (1.06%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 473 (100.00%) Windows
2 334 (70.61%) Windows 10
3 216 (45.67%) Windows Server
4 131 (27.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 129 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 113 (23.89%) Windows Server 2016
7 102 (21.56%) Windows 8
8 48 (10.15%) Linux
9 46 (9.73%) Android
10 36 (7.61%) Mac OS X
11 33 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
12 24 (5.07%) Windows Server 2019
13 20 (4.23%) Windows XP
14 18 (3.81%) Mac OS
15 15 (3.17%) Apple iOS
16 9 (1.90%) CentOS
17 7 (1.48%) Windows Vista
18 6 (1.27%) Ubuntu
19 3 (0.63%) Unix
20 2 (0.42%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (19.87%) ITIL
2 81 (17.12%) Problem-Solving
3 59 (12.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 42 (8.88%) Service Management
5 35 (7.40%) Incident Management
6 26 (5.50%) Service Delivery
7 22 (4.65%) Migration
8 21 (4.44%) ITSM
9 19 (4.02%) Mentoring
10 18 (3.81%) Root Cause Analysis
11 17 (3.59%) Disaster Recovery
11 17 (3.59%) Kalman Filter
12 16 (3.38%) E-Commerce
12 16 (3.38%) Mobile Device Management
12 16 (3.38%) Problem Management
13 15 (3.17%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (3.17%) Project Management
14 14 (2.96%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 13 (2.75%) Proactive Monitoring
16 12 (2.54%) Antivirus Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (10.36%) PowerShell
2 38 (8.03%) SQL
3 9 (1.90%) Python
4 8 (1.69%) Bash Shell
5 7 (1.48%) VB
6 6 (1.27%) C
7 5 (1.06%) Perl
8 4 (0.85%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.85%) VB6
9 2 (0.42%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.42%) PHP
9 2 (0.42%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.42%) VBScript
10 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (8.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 39 (8.25%) Security Cleared
2 31 (6.55%) SC Cleared
3 29 (6.13%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (5.92%) CCNA
5 24 (5.07%) MCSE
6 17 (3.59%) MCSA
7 15 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (2.54%) MCITP
8 12 (2.54%) MCP
9 11 (2.33%) CCNP
9 11 (2.33%) Degree
10 8 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (1.48%) DBS Check
12 4 (0.85%) AWS Certification
12 4 (0.85%) CTC Cleared
12 4 (0.85%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.63%) A+ Certification
13 3 (0.63%) MCDST
14 1 (0.21%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (9.73%) SLA
2 5 (1.06%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (1.06%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 4 (0.85%) QA
4 3 (0.63%) GDPR
5 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.21%) PMO
System Software
1 313 (66.17%) Active Directory
2 110 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (14.16%) Hyper-V
4 32 (6.77%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (3.38%) XenApp
5 16 (3.38%) XenDesktop
6 15 (3.17%) vSphere
7 11 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (1.90%) BitLocker
9 5 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.63%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.63%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.42%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.21%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 69 (14.59%) SCCM
2 29 (6.13%) Microsoft Intune
3 11 (2.33%) vCenter Server
4 9 (1.90%) PaperCut
5 8 (1.69%) Backup Exec
6 6 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (1.06%) SCOM
7 5 (1.06%) WSUS
8 4 (0.85%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.85%) Ansible
8 4 (0.85%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (0.85%) Jamf Pro
8 4 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.63%) MaaS360
9 3 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.63%) Puppet
9 3 (0.63%) ServiceCenter
9 3 (0.63%) Terraform
10 2 (0.42%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 271 (57.29%) Microsoft
2 129 (27.27%) VMware
3 79 (16.70%) Cisco
4 60 (12.68%) Citrix
5 46 (9.73%) Apple
6 39 (8.25%) HP
7 33 (6.98%) Dell
8 24 (5.07%) ServiceNow
9 21 (4.44%) NetApp
10 18 (3.81%) Remedy
10 18 (3.81%) Veeam
11 16 (3.38%) SolarWinds
12 14 (2.96%) EMC
13 13 (2.75%) SonicWALL
14 12 (2.54%) Google
15 11 (2.33%) Avaya
15 11 (2.33%) Brocade
15 11 (2.33%) Fortinet
15 11 (2.33%) Meraki
16 10 (2.11%) Isilon