Period
to 10 May 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 10 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
UK > England
6 months to
10 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 427 243 182
Rank change year-on-year -184 -61 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 491 1,275 2,661
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.63% 1.38% 1.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.24% 6.52% 8.45%
Number of salaries quoted 418 1,103 2,205
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,250 £20,500
25th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £33,000 £31,000 £30,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% -
75th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £55,750
UK median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -

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 15,175 19,557 31,480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.46% 21.21% 23.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12,133 16,080 25,388
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,500 £33,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%

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 10 May 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 10 May 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 -122 192 £35,000 - 17
North of England -45 92 £27,500 - 21
Midlands -58 58 £27,500 - 20
South East -133 58 £32,000 +6.67% 20
Yorkshire +4 52 £26,000 -5.45% 7
South West -63 51 £32,500 +21.50% 3
East of England -14 36 £26,500 -15.87% 7
East Midlands -32 30 £27,500 -11.29% 10
West Midlands -28 28 £25,250 +1.00% 9
North West -40 25 £42,500 +46.55% 12
North East 0 15 £26,000 -3.70% 2
Windows 7
UK

For the 6 months to 10 May 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.

1 491 (100.00%) Windows
2 371 (75.56%) Windows 10
3 327 (66.60%) Active Directory
4 291 (59.27%) Microsoft 365
5 287 (58.45%) Microsoft
6 212 (43.18%) Windows Server
7 186 (37.88%) Microsoft Office
8 175 (35.64%) Social Skills
9 131 (26.68%) VMware
10 130 (26.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 123 (25.05%) Windows Server 2012
12 117 (23.83%) Azure
13 111 (22.61%) VMware Infrastructure
14 105 (21.38%) Firewall
15 104 (21.18%) Problem-Solving
16 102 (20.77%) MS Exchange
17 101 (20.57%) Cisco
18 95 (19.35%) Windows Server 2016
19 92 (18.74%) ITIL
20 91 (18.53%) Windows 8
21 81 (16.50%) DNS
22 76 (15.48%) Finance
23 72 (14.66%) TCP/IP
24 69 (14.05%) SCCM
24 69 (14.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 67 (13.65%) VPN
26 65 (13.24%) LAN
26 65 (13.24%) SQL Server
26 65 (13.24%) Hyper-V
27 64 (13.03%) Linux

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
1 102 (20.77%) MS Exchange
2 39 (7.94%) SharePoint
3 37 (7.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (4.89%) IIS
5 19 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2003
6 16 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (3.05%) Skype for Business
8 14 (2.85%) Apache
9 12 (2.44%) nginx
10 4 (0.81%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.20%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 186 (37.88%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (6.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (2.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (2.65%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.81%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.61%) Houdini
6 3 (0.61%) Maya
6 3 (0.61%) NUKE
6 3 (0.61%) Siemens NX
6 3 (0.61%) Solid Edge
7 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (1.02%) Sage 200
2 4 (0.81%) Bond Adapt
2 4 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.61%) Endur
3 3 (0.61%) Teamcenter
4 2 (0.41%) Carpe Diem
4 2 (0.41%) Magento
4 2 (0.41%) Sage 300 ERP
4 2 (0.41%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 291 (59.27%) Microsoft 365
2 117 (23.83%) Azure
3 44 (8.96%) AWS
4 27 (5.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 27 (5.50%) Mimecast
5 11 (2.24%) Google Workspace
6 10 (2.04%) OneDrive
7 6 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.61%) Dropbox
9 3 (0.61%) GoToWebinar
9 3 (0.61%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.20%) Azure Storage
10 1 (0.20%) IaaS
10 1 (0.20%) PaaS
10 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (21.38%) Firewall
2 81 (16.50%) DNS
3 72 (14.66%) TCP/IP
4 67 (13.65%) VPN
5 65 (13.24%) LAN
6 63 (12.83%) DHCP
7 59 (12.02%) WAN
8 39 (7.94%) VLAN
9 29 (5.91%) Remote Desktop
10 27 (5.50%) Internet
11 26 (5.30%) Skype
12 23 (4.68%) VoIP
13 22 (4.48%) Wireless
14 19 (3.87%) Wi-Fi
15 16 (3.26%) Cisco ASA
16 14 (2.85%) Cisco IOS
16 14 (2.85%) Cisco Nexus
17 12 (2.44%) Asterisk PBX
17 12 (2.44%) Reverse Proxy
18 11 (2.24%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (13.24%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (1.63%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.63%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.22%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.22%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.22%) Redis
7 6 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.41%) MS Access
10 2 (0.41%) Power BI
10 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.63%) JIRA
1 8 (1.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (1.22%) Moq
3 5 (1.02%) NUnit
4 3 (0.61%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.61%) MSI
5 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.20%) GitLab
5 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 175 (35.64%) Social Skills
2 76 (15.48%) Finance
3 21 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (2.85%) Banking
5 13 (2.65%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.65%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.83%) Front Office
6 9 (1.83%) Legal
6 9 (1.83%) Presentation Skills
6 9 (1.83%) Retail
7 7 (1.43%) Law
8 6 (1.22%) Marketing
9 4 (0.81%) Back Office
10 3 (0.61%) Advertising
10 3 (0.61%) German Language
10 3 (0.61%) Local Government
10 3 (0.61%) Organisational Skills
11 2 (0.41%) Automotive
11 2 (0.41%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.41%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 151 (30.75%) Analyst
2 97 (19.76%) Support Analyst
3 92 (18.74%) Support Engineer
4 87 (17.72%) IT Support
5 61 (12.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 53 (10.79%) Desktop Support
6 53 (10.79%) IT Analyst
7 50 (10.18%) 2nd Line Support
8 49 (9.98%) IT Engineer
9 48 (9.78%) Service Analyst
9 48 (9.78%) Service Desk Analyst
10 42 (8.55%) IT Support Analyst
11 37 (7.54%) 1st Line Support
12 34 (6.92%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 32 (6.52%) Desktop Engineer
14 30 (6.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 27 (5.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
16 25 (5.09%) IT Support Engineer
17 21 (4.28%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
18 19 (3.87%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.05%) .NET
2 8 (1.63%) CSS
2 8 (1.63%) HTML
3 6 (1.22%) ASP.NET
3 6 (1.22%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (0.81%) POSIX
4 4 (0.81%) WSH
5 3 (0.61%) XMPP
6 2 (0.41%) COM
6 2 (0.41%) LDAP
6 2 (0.41%) VCL
7 1 (0.20%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.20%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.92%) Management Information System
2 32 (6.52%) Video Conferencing
3 26 (5.30%) Data Centre
4 16 (3.26%) Driving Licence
5 14 (2.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 13 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (2.44%) iPhone
8 10 (2.04%) Blackberry
8 10 (2.04%) Fat Client
8 10 (2.04%) Thin Client
9 8 (1.63%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.63%) Clustering
9 8 (1.63%) EMC VNXe
9 8 (1.63%) Enterprise Storage
9 8 (1.63%) FlexPod
9 8 (1.63%) Replication
9 8 (1.63%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 7 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
11 6 (1.22%) iPad
12 5 (1.02%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 491 (100.00%) Windows
2 371 (75.56%) Windows 10
3 212 (43.18%) Windows Server
4 130 (26.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 123 (25.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 95 (19.35%) Windows Server 2016
7 91 (18.53%) Windows 8
8 64 (13.03%) Linux
9 49 (9.98%) Android
10 37 (7.54%) Windows Server 2003
11 33 (6.72%) Mac OS X
12 27 (5.50%) Windows Server 2019
13 21 (4.28%) Apple iOS
14 20 (4.07%) Windows XP
15 13 (2.65%) Mac OS
16 7 (1.43%) CentOS
16 7 (1.43%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 2 (0.41%) Ubuntu
19 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (21.18%) Problem-Solving
2 92 (18.74%) ITIL
3 69 (14.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 40 (8.15%) Service Management
5 30 (6.11%) Incident Management
6 29 (5.91%) Project Management
7 27 (5.50%) Migration
8 25 (5.09%) Service Delivery
9 24 (4.89%) ITSM
9 24 (4.89%) Mentoring
10 19 (3.87%) Asset Management
11 18 (3.67%) E-Commerce
12 17 (3.46%) Disaster Recovery
13 15 (3.05%) Kalman Filter
13 15 (3.05%) Root Cause Analysis
14 13 (2.65%) Application Packaging
14 13 (2.65%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 13 (2.65%) Line Management
14 13 (2.65%) Mobile Device Management
14 13 (2.65%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (12.83%) SQL
2 58 (11.81%) PowerShell
3 22 (4.48%) Python
4 10 (2.04%) C#
4 10 (2.04%) T-SQL
5 8 (1.63%) VB
6 7 (1.43%) VBScript
7 6 (1.22%) Bash Shell
7 6 (1.22%) C
7 6 (1.22%) Perl
8 5 (1.02%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.81%) VB6
10 2 (0.41%) Delphi
10 2 (0.41%) Java
10 2 (0.41%) VBA
11 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 44 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (6.11%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (5.70%) CCNA
4 26 (5.30%) MCSE
5 25 (5.09%) Degree
6 24 (4.89%) Security Cleared
7 14 (2.85%) SC Cleared
8 13 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (2.24%) CCNP
9 11 (2.24%) MCITP
9 11 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (1.83%) MCSA
11 6 (1.22%) MCP
12 5 (1.02%) A+ Certification
12 5 (1.02%) CCIE
12 5 (1.02%) CWNA
12 5 (1.02%) DBS Check
13 4 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.81%) MCTS
14 3 (0.61%) GISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (9.78%) SLA
2 7 (1.43%) Cyber Essentials
2 7 (1.43%) QA
3 6 (1.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 6 (1.22%) PMO
4 5 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.61%) GDPR
5 3 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.41%) MiFID
7 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 327 (66.60%) Active Directory
2 111 (22.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (13.24%) Hyper-V
4 34 (6.92%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (3.05%) BitLocker
5 15 (3.05%) XenApp
6 14 (2.85%) vSphere
7 13 (2.65%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (2.24%) XenDesktop
9 8 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (1.22%) Docker
11 5 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.81%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.61%) NFS
13 3 (0.61%) Samba
13 3 (0.61%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.41%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.20%) VMware NSX
15 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 69 (14.05%) SCCM
2 34 (6.92%) Microsoft Intune
3 12 (2.44%) HAProxy
3 12 (2.44%) Nagios
4 11 (2.24%) vCenter Server
5 8 (1.63%) AirWatch
5 8 (1.63%) PaperCut
5 8 (1.63%) WSUS
6 7 (1.43%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (1.02%) Sysprep
8 4 (0.81%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (0.81%) Jamf Pro
9 3 (0.61%) Ansible
9 3 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.61%) MaaS360
9 3 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (0.61%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 287 (58.45%) Microsoft
2 131 (26.68%) VMware
3 101 (20.57%) Cisco
4 64 (13.03%) Citrix
5 39 (7.94%) HP
6 36 (7.33%) Apple
7 27 (5.50%) Veeam
8 25 (5.09%) Oracle
9 22 (4.48%) ServiceNow
10 21 (4.28%) Dell
11 19 (3.87%) NetApp
12 17 (3.46%) Meraki
13 16 (3.26%) Avaya
14 14 (2.85%) Sophos
15 13 (2.65%) EMC
15 13 (2.65%) Google
16 11 (2.24%) Remedy
16 11 (2.24%) SonicWALL
17 9 (1.83%) MobileIron
17 9 (1.83%) Symantec