Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
UK > England
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 483 301 184
Rank change year-on-year -182 -117 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 555 673 2,657
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.55% 1.09% 1.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.98% 5.10% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 468 571 2,221
10th Percentile £21,175 £22,125 £20,500
25th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £24,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,000 £34,000 £30,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -
75th Percentile £38,750 £47,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £56,250 £57,500
UK median annual salary £32,000 £33,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -4.48% +11.67% -

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 18,652 13,185 30,482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.58% 21.27% 22.88%
Number of salaries quoted 13,532 10,966 24,576
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,550 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -198 176 £33,000 -16.98% 31
North of England -37 116 £27,500 -10.57% 49
South East -128 93 £32,500 +0.78% 41
Midlands -77 80 £27,500 - 27
East Midlands -24 55 £27,500 -21.43% 11
South West -67 52 £30,000 +9.09% 19
Yorkshire -42 49 £35,000 -33.33% 12
North West -44 48 £25,500 -15.00% 28
East of England -48 38 £31,000 -6.06% 21
West Midlands -94 25 £23,000 -14.02% 16
North East -24 19 £26,500 +13.98% 9
Windows 7
UK

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 555 (100.00%) Windows
2 469 (84.50%) Windows 10
3 389 (70.09%) Active Directory
4 332 (59.82%) Microsoft 365
5 317 (57.12%) Microsoft
6 259 (46.67%) Microsoft Office
7 256 (46.13%) Windows Server
8 168 (30.27%) Social Skills
9 138 (24.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 137 (24.68%) VMware
11 136 (24.50%) ITIL
12 129 (23.24%) Windows 8
13 126 (22.70%) Windows Server 2008
14 115 (20.72%) Firewall
15 110 (19.82%) Problem-Solving
16 105 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
17 103 (18.56%) MS Exchange
18 95 (17.12%) Azure
19 94 (16.94%) SQL
20 89 (16.04%) VPN
20 89 (16.04%) Citrix
21 88 (15.86%) Cisco
22 82 (14.77%) Windows Server 2016
23 81 (14.59%) Finance
24 80 (14.41%) SQL Server
25 76 (13.69%) DNS
25 76 (13.69%) TCP/IP
26 70 (12.61%) Hyper-V
27 67 (12.07%) LAN
27 67 (12.07%) DHCP

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
1 103 (18.56%) MS Exchange
2 34 (6.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (5.05%) SharePoint
4 23 (4.14%) Skype for Business
5 18 (3.24%) nginx
6 16 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (1.80%) IIS
9 6 (1.08%) CMS
10 5 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.72%) Confluence
12 3 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.18%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 259 (46.67%) Microsoft Office
2 50 (9.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (4.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (2.34%) Photoshop
5 9 (1.62%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.08%) InDesign
6 6 (1.08%) Siemens NX
6 6 (1.08%) Solid Edge
7 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.54%) Houdini
8 3 (0.54%) Maya
8 3 (0.54%) NUKE
8 3 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 7 (1.26%) Sage 200
2 6 (1.08%) Shopify
2 6 (1.08%) Teamcenter
3 3 (0.54%) Endur
3 3 (0.54%) Magento
3 3 (0.54%) Sage 300 ERP
3 3 (0.54%) Sage CRM
4 2 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.18%) Carpe Diem
5 1 (0.18%) Salerio
5 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 332 (59.82%) Microsoft 365
2 95 (17.12%) Azure
3 24 (4.32%) Azure Active Directory
4 22 (3.96%) AWS
5 20 (3.60%) Mimecast
6 11 (1.98%) Google Workspace
7 10 (1.80%) OneDrive
8 7 (1.26%) IaaS
9 6 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (1.08%) Cloudflare
9 6 (1.08%) GitHub
10 4 (0.72%) Power Platform
10 4 (0.72%) SaaS
11 3 (0.54%) Dropbox
11 3 (0.54%) GoToWebinar
12 1 (0.18%) Azure Storage
12 1 (0.18%) PaaS
12 1 (0.18%) PowerApps
12 1 (0.18%) Slack
12 1 (0.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 115 (20.72%) Firewall
2 89 (16.04%) VPN
3 76 (13.69%) DNS
3 76 (13.69%) TCP/IP
4 67 (12.07%) DHCP
4 67 (12.07%) LAN
5 62 (11.17%) WAN
6 40 (7.21%) Wireless
7 38 (6.85%) Skype
8 30 (5.41%) Internet
9 29 (5.23%) VLAN
10 23 (4.14%) Remote Desktop
11 19 (3.42%) VoIP
12 18 (3.24%) SAN
13 16 (2.88%) Cisco IOS
14 14 (2.52%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (2.16%) Asterisk PBX
15 12 (2.16%) Cisco ISE
15 12 (2.16%) Reverse Proxy
16 8 (1.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (14.41%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (2.16%) MongoDB
4 12 (2.16%) NoSQL
4 12 (2.16%) Redis
5 11 (1.98%) Oracle Database
5 11 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
6 10 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (0.72%) MS Access
9 4 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.54%) Power BI
11 1 (0.18%) GIS
11 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (2.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 12 (2.16%) JIRA
2 12 (2.16%) Moq
3 11 (1.98%) Git (software)
3 11 (1.98%) NUnit
4 6 (1.08%) Cactus
4 6 (1.08%) gulp
4 6 (1.08%) webpack
5 3 (0.54%) MSI
6 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 168 (30.27%) Social Skills
2 81 (14.59%) Finance
3 43 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (5.05%) Retail
5 24 (4.32%) Manufacturing
6 19 (3.42%) Legal
6 19 (3.42%) Organisational Skills
7 17 (3.06%) Law
8 14 (2.52%) Banking
9 13 (2.34%) Marketing
10 10 (1.80%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.80%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 10 (1.80%) Telecoms
11 9 (1.62%) Presentation Skills
12 8 (1.44%) Front Office
13 5 (0.90%) Documentation Skills
14 3 (0.54%) Advertising
14 3 (0.54%) German Language
15 2 (0.36%) Automotive
15 2 (0.36%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 157 (28.29%) Analyst
2 127 (22.88%) IT Support
3 111 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 101 (18.20%) Support Analyst
5 69 (12.43%) IT Analyst
6 65 (11.71%) Desktop Support
6 65 (11.71%) IT Engineer
7 58 (10.45%) 2nd Line Support
8 52 (9.37%) IT Support Analyst
8 52 (9.37%) Service Analyst
9 50 (9.01%) Service Desk Analyst
10 43 (7.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 40 (7.21%) IT Support Engineer
12 37 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 33 (5.95%) Desktop Engineer
14 28 (5.05%) 1st Line Support
14 28 (5.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 27 (4.86%) Support Technician
16 25 (4.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
17 22 (3.96%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.42%) .NET
2 12 (2.16%) ASP.NET
2 12 (2.16%) RabbitMQ
3 11 (1.98%) CSS
3 11 (1.98%) HTML
4 6 (1.08%) Ajax
4 6 (1.08%) COM
4 6 (1.08%) jQuery
4 6 (1.08%) JSON
4 6 (1.08%) Laravel
4 6 (1.08%) Node.js
4 6 (1.08%) PHP-FPM
4 6 (1.08%) Sass
4 6 (1.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (1.08%) WSH
4 6 (1.08%) XML
5 4 (0.72%) XMPP
6 2 (0.36%) LDAP
6 2 (0.36%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.36%) VCL
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.65%) Video Conferencing
2 33 (5.95%) Management Information System
3 24 (4.32%) Data Centre
3 24 (4.32%) iPhone
4 20 (3.60%) iPad
5 18 (3.24%) Driving Licence
6 17 (3.06%) Blackberry
7 15 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
8 12 (2.16%) Fat Client
8 12 (2.16%) Thin Client
9 11 (1.98%) Wiki
10 9 (1.62%) Analytical Mindset
10 9 (1.62%) Hedge funds
11 8 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (1.08%) Blog
12 6 (1.08%) CCTV
12 6 (1.08%) Clustering
12 6 (1.08%) Replication
13 5 (0.90%) EPoS
13 5 (0.90%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 555 (100.00%) Windows
2 469 (84.50%) Windows 10
3 256 (46.13%) Windows Server
4 138 (24.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 129 (23.24%) Windows 8
6 126 (22.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 82 (14.77%) Windows Server 2016
8 56 (10.09%) Linux
9 52 (9.37%) Android
10 50 (9.01%) Windows Server 2019
11 38 (6.85%) Mac OS X
12 28 (5.05%) Apple iOS
12 28 (5.05%) Windows Server 2003
13 23 (4.14%) Windows XP
14 11 (1.98%) Mac OS
15 9 (1.62%) Unix
16 7 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (0.54%) CentOS
18 2 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
19 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (24.50%) ITIL
2 110 (19.82%) Problem-Solving
3 53 (9.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 39 (7.03%) ITSM
5 37 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 33 (5.95%) Incident Management
6 33 (5.95%) Project Management
7 32 (5.77%) Asset Management
8 28 (5.05%) Time Management
9 27 (4.86%) Service Management
10 24 (4.32%) Migration
11 23 (4.14%) DNA
12 20 (3.60%) Line Management
13 19 (3.42%) Break/Fix
14 18 (3.24%) Network Management
15 17 (3.06%) Root Cause Analysis
16 16 (2.88%) Patch Management
17 15 (2.70%) CRM
17 15 (2.70%) Data Protection
17 15 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 94 (16.94%) SQL
2 60 (10.81%) PowerShell
3 27 (4.86%) Python
4 16 (2.88%) C#
5 12 (2.16%) T-SQL
6 9 (1.62%) VBScript
7 7 (1.26%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.08%) PHP
8 6 (1.08%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.90%) C
9 5 (0.90%) Perl
9 5 (0.90%) PL/SQL
9 5 (0.90%) Tcl
10 4 (0.72%) Java
10 4 (0.72%) VBA
11 3 (0.54%) VB
12 2 (0.36%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 46 (8.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (6.67%) Degree
3 28 (5.05%) MCSE
4 17 (3.06%) Security Cleared
5 14 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (2.34%) CCNA
6 13 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (1.62%) MCITP
7 9 (1.62%) MCP
8 8 (1.44%) A+ Certification
8 8 (1.44%) MCSA
8 8 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (1.08%) CCNP
9 6 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.08%) MCTS
9 6 (1.08%) Network+ Certification
10 5 (0.90%) CWNA
10 5 (0.90%) DBS Check
10 5 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (0.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (9.19%) SLA
2 11 (1.98%) GDPR
3 6 (1.08%) PMO
4 5 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.90%) QA
5 4 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.36%) MiFID
7 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 389 (70.09%) Active Directory
2 105 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (12.61%) Hyper-V
4 22 (3.96%) XenApp
5 20 (3.60%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (3.24%) BitLocker
7 16 (2.88%) XenDesktop
8 15 (2.70%) vSphere
9 13 (2.34%) Docker
10 12 (2.16%) VirtualBox
11 10 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (1.08%) Virtual Desktop
14 4 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (0.54%) NFS
15 3 (0.54%) Samba
15 3 (0.54%) VMware Server
16 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.36%) Terminal Server
16 2 (0.36%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 61 (10.99%) SCCM
2 30 (5.41%) Microsoft Intune
3 18 (3.24%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 13 (2.34%) Nagios
5 12 (2.16%) HAProxy
6 11 (1.98%) AirWatch
6 11 (1.98%) WSUS
7 9 (1.62%) Single Sign-On
8 7 (1.26%) vCenter Server
9 6 (1.08%) Sysprep
10 5 (0.90%) Backup Exec
11 4 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.72%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 3 (0.54%) Jamf Pro
12 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Clustering
12 3 (0.54%) Nessus
12 3 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (0.54%) PaperCut
12 3 (0.54%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 317 (57.12%) Microsoft
2 137 (24.68%) VMware
3 89 (16.04%) Citrix
4 88 (15.86%) Cisco
5 51 (9.19%) HP
6 41 (7.39%) Apple
6 41 (7.39%) Veeam
7 34 (6.13%) Oracle
8 29 (5.23%) ServiceNow
9 22 (3.96%) Sophos
10 18 (3.24%) Dell
11 16 (2.88%) Google
12 15 (2.70%) Remedy
13 14 (2.52%) NetApp
14 13 (2.34%) SAP
15 12 (2.16%) Avaya
16 11 (1.98%) Sage
17 10 (1.80%) Adobe
17 10 (1.80%) SonicWALL
17 10 (1.80%) Symantec