Period
to 26 January 2020

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 26 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
UK > England
6 months to
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 192 171 165
Rank change year-on-year -21 -6 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 2,040 2,874 3,574
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.78% 2.05% 2.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.91% 8.79% 8.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,719 2,489 3,050
England median annual salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +1.69%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK median annual salary £29,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -6.45% +3.33% +3.11%

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 25,803 32,713 39,782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.52% 23.33% 24.38%
Number of salaries quoted 20,828 26,374 32,802
England median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +2.27%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in England

Windows 7
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 7 in England.

Salary trend for Windows 7 in England

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in England over the 6 months to 26 January 2020.

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 26 January 2020. 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 -46 798 £34,000 -2.86% 95
South East +30 546 £27,500 -1.79% 87
North of England -1 278 £25,000 - 89
Midlands +8 179 £27,500 - 67
North West +8 167 £26,000 +4.00% 56
South West +2 161 £27,500 -8.33% 42
East Midlands +43 96 £29,500 +16.83% 39
Yorkshire -8 87 £25,000 +6.38% 27
West Midlands -24 83 £26,000 -5.45% 28
East of England -93 75 £27,000 -14.29% 54
North East +20 24 £22,000 -21.43% 6
Windows 7
UK

For the 6 months to 26 January 2020, 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 2,040 (100.00%) Windows
2 1,495 (73.28%) Windows 10
3 1,342 (65.78%) Active Directory
4 1,124 (55.10%) Microsoft
5 1,012 (49.61%) Office 365
6 783 (38.38%) Microsoft Office
7 662 (32.45%) Windows Server
8 650 (31.86%) ITIL
9 476 (23.33%) VMware
10 457 (22.40%) MS Exchange
11 444 (21.76%) Windows Server 2012
12 407 (19.95%) Windows Server 2008
13 397 (19.46%) Windows 8
14 395 (19.36%) Citrix
15 367 (17.99%) SCCM
16 355 (17.40%) VMware Infrastructure
17 330 (16.18%) TCP/IP
18 328 (16.08%) LAN
19 322 (15.78%) Problem-Solving
20 303 (14.85%) DNS
21 299 (14.66%) WAN
22 274 (13.43%) DHCP
23 269 (13.19%) Azure
24 260 (12.75%) SLA
25 240 (11.76%) Firewall
26 236 (11.57%) Finance
27 215 (10.54%) Apple
28 214 (10.49%) Cisco
29 207 (10.15%) Hyper-V
30 205 (10.05%) Microsoft Certification

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
1 457 (22.40%) MS Exchange
2 148 (7.25%) SharePoint
3 130 (6.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 120 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 103 (5.05%) Skype for Business
6 45 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2007
7 32 (1.57%) IIS
8 23 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
9 21 (1.03%) IBM Notes
10 15 (0.74%) Confluence
11 13 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (0.39%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.20%) Drupal
13 4 (0.20%) Jupyter
13 4 (0.20%) nginx
14 3 (0.15%) Apache
14 3 (0.15%) CMS
14 3 (0.15%) IBM Domino
15 1 (0.049%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 783 (38.38%) Microsoft Office
2 90 (4.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 48 (2.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 32 (1.57%) MS Visio
5 18 (0.88%) Photoshop
6 11 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
7 8 (0.39%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.15%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.098%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.098%) S-PLUS
9 2 (0.098%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.049%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.049%) Autodesk Inventor
10 1 (0.049%) MicroStation
10 1 (0.049%) Mozilla Thunderbird
10 1 (0.049%) Revit
Business Applications
1 14 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
1 14 (0.69%) Salerio
2 9 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.15%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.098%) assyst
4 2 (0.098%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.098%) Eikon
4 2 (0.098%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.098%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.098%) Softmar
5 1 (0.049%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.049%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.049%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.049%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.049%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.049%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1,012 (49.61%) Office 365
2 269 (13.19%) Azure
3 106 (5.20%) AWS
4 48 (2.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 30 (1.47%) OneDrive
6 28 (1.37%) G Suite
7 24 (1.18%) Mimecast
8 10 (0.49%) IaaS
8 10 (0.49%) Power Platform
9 9 (0.44%) GCP
10 6 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.29%) PaaS
10 6 (0.29%) PowerApps
11 5 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (0.20%) SaaS
12 4 (0.20%) Yammer
13 3 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 3 (0.15%) Dropbox
14 2 (0.098%) iTunes
14 2 (0.098%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 330 (16.18%) TCP/IP
2 328 (16.08%) LAN
3 303 (14.85%) DNS
4 299 (14.66%) WAN
5 274 (13.43%) DHCP
6 240 (11.76%) Firewall
7 175 (8.58%) VoIP
8 164 (8.04%) VPN
9 123 (6.03%) Wireless
10 122 (5.98%) Skype
11 91 (4.46%) Remote Desktop
12 73 (3.58%) Wi-Fi
13 72 (3.53%) SAN
14 67 (3.28%) VLAN
15 66 (3.24%) Internet
16 40 (1.96%) Broadband
17 33 (1.62%) Cisco IOS
17 33 (1.62%) NetScaler
18 27 (1.32%) IP Telephony
19 26 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 26 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (0.78%) Big Data
5 16 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
8 9 (0.44%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 9 (0.44%) MySQL
9 8 (0.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 8 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
9 8 (0.39%) DB2
9 8 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (0.29%) Data Lake
12 5 (0.25%) Geospatial Data
12 5 (0.25%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 45 (2.21%) MSI
2 43 (2.11%) JIRA
3 26 (1.27%) Git (software)
3 26 (1.27%) InstallShield
4 24 (1.18%) Visual Studio
5 17 (0.83%) AdminStudio
6 14 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (0.64%) Subversion
7 13 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
8 10 (0.49%) Jenkins
9 9 (0.44%) Eclipse
10 8 (0.39%) Android Studio
10 8 (0.39%) Ant
10 8 (0.39%) IntelliJ
10 8 (0.39%) JUnit
10 8 (0.39%) Maven
10 8 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.20%) Chocolatey
11 4 (0.20%) Redmine
12 3 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 236 (11.57%) Finance
2 80 (3.92%) Legal
3 76 (3.73%) Retail
4 75 (3.68%) Law
5 57 (2.79%) Public Sector
6 55 (2.70%) Telecoms
7 29 (1.42%) Manufacturing
8 27 (1.32%) Banking
9 23 (1.13%) Marketing
10 18 (0.88%) Back Office
10 18 (0.88%) Financial Institution
11 16 (0.78%) French Language
12 13 (0.64%) Aerospace
13 9 (0.44%) Advertising
13 9 (0.44%) Electronics
13 9 (0.44%) Local Government
14 8 (0.39%) Front Office
15 7 (0.34%) Billing
16 5 (0.25%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 607 (29.75%) Analyst
2 532 (26.08%) Support Engineer
3 474 (23.24%) IT Support
4 347 (17.01%) Support Analyst
5 282 (13.82%) 2nd Line Support
6 274 (13.43%) IT Engineer
7 260 (12.75%) Desktop Support
8 229 (11.23%) Service Analyst
9 215 (10.54%) Service Desk Analyst
10 206 (10.10%) IT Support Engineer
11 202 (9.90%) IT Analyst
12 181 (8.87%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 180 (8.82%) Desktop Engineer
14 165 (8.09%) IT Support Analyst
15 143 (7.01%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 141 (6.91%) Desktop Support Engineer
17 120 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
18 109 (5.34%) 1st/2nd Line Support
19 95 (4.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 75 (3.68%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (2.40%) .NET
2 25 (1.23%) HTML
3 23 (1.13%) XML
4 22 (1.08%) JSON
5 21 (1.03%) Web Services
6 14 (0.69%) COM
6 14 (0.69%) Elastic Stack
6 14 (0.69%) Regular Expression
7 13 (0.64%) ASP.NET
7 13 (0.64%) CSS
8 12 (0.59%) LDAP
9 10 (0.49%) HTML5
10 9 (0.44%) Middleware
10 9 (0.44%) SailPoint
10 9 (0.44%) X-Windows
11 8 (0.39%) CSS3
11 8 (0.39%) Dropwizard
11 8 (0.39%) JDOM
11 8 (0.39%) REST
11 8 (0.39%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 159 (7.79%) Management Information System
2 117 (5.74%) Self-Motivation
3 111 (5.44%) Data Centre
4 108 (5.29%) iPhone
5 96 (4.71%) Driving Licence
6 82 (4.02%) Blackberry
7 76 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
7 76 (3.73%) Video Conferencing
8 74 (3.63%) Smartphone
9 53 (2.60%) iPad
10 26 (1.27%) Hedge funds
10 26 (1.27%) Replication
11 25 (1.23%) CMDB
12 23 (1.13%) Fat Client
12 23 (1.13%) Thin Client
12 23 (1.13%) User Experience
13 19 (0.93%) Derivative
14 17 (0.83%) Equities
15 15 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
16 14 (0.69%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2,040 (100.00%) Windows
2 1,495 (73.28%) Windows 10
3 662 (32.45%) Windows Server
4 444 (21.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 407 (19.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 397 (19.46%) Windows 8
7 172 (8.43%) Linux
8 167 (8.19%) Android
9 114 (5.59%) Apple iOS
10 107 (5.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 97 (4.75%) Mac OS X
12 70 (3.43%) Windows XP
13 52 (2.55%) Mac OS
14 34 (1.67%) Unix
15 20 (0.98%) Windows 2000
16 19 (0.93%) CentOS
17 18 (0.88%) Windows Vista
18 11 (0.54%) Ubuntu
19 8 (0.39%) Windows Phone
20 3 (0.15%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 650 (31.86%) ITIL
2 322 (15.78%) Problem-Solving
3 129 (6.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 121 (5.93%) Service Management
5 116 (5.69%) ITSM
6 114 (5.59%) Mobile Device Management
7 95 (4.66%) Asset Management
8 94 (4.61%) Mentoring
9 90 (4.41%) Incident Management
10 86 (4.22%) Ticket Management
11 85 (4.17%) Service Delivery
12 83 (4.07%) Information Security
13 78 (3.82%) Migration
14 76 (3.73%) Change Management
15 72 (3.53%) Proactive Monitoring
16 71 (3.48%) Time Management
17 69 (3.38%) Security Management
18 68 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
18 68 (3.33%) Information Security Management
18 68 (3.33%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 187 (9.17%) PowerShell
1 187 (9.17%) SQL
2 41 (2.01%) C#
3 26 (1.27%) Java
4 25 (1.23%) Python
5 23 (1.13%) C
6 20 (0.98%) VB
7 19 (0.93%) VBScript
8 18 (0.88%) JavaScript
9 11 (0.54%) VBA
10 10 (0.49%) C++
11 8 (0.39%) Java 8
11 8 (0.39%) PL/SQL
12 6 (0.29%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.25%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.20%) F#
14 4 (0.20%) Haskell
14 4 (0.20%) MATLAB
14 4 (0.20%) R
14 4 (0.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 205 (10.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 128 (6.27%) Degree
3 111 (5.44%) Security Cleared
4 95 (4.66%) MCSE
5 88 (4.31%) MCP
6 62 (3.04%) A+ Certification
6 62 (3.04%) MCSA
7 59 (2.89%) Cisco Certification
8 52 (2.55%) CCNA
9 45 (2.21%) SC Cleared
10 37 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
11 34 (1.67%) MCITP
12 30 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 28 (1.37%) MCDST
14 27 (1.32%) DV Cleared
14 27 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 19 (0.93%) DBS Check
16 18 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
17 16 (0.78%) MCTS
18 9 (0.44%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 260 (12.75%) SLA
2 19 (0.93%) QA
3 12 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.54%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.25%) IEC 61131
6 4 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.15%) GDPR
8 2 (0.098%) GxP
8 2 (0.098%) NCSC
9 1 (0.049%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.049%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.049%) DICOM
9 1 (0.049%) GAMP
9 1 (0.049%) HL7
9 1 (0.049%) NIST
System Software
1 1,342 (65.78%) Active Directory
2 355 (17.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 207 (10.15%) Hyper-V
4 92 (4.51%) XenApp
5 68 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 59 (2.89%) XenDesktop
7 56 (2.75%) vSphere
8 38 (1.86%) Virtual Desktop
9 35 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
10 23 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
11 16 (0.78%) VirtualBox
12 12 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
12 12 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
13 11 (0.54%) Terminal Services
14 10 (0.49%) BitLocker
15 9 (0.44%) VMware Server
16 8 (0.39%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 8 (0.39%) Docker
16 8 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 6 (0.29%) LXC
Systems Management
1 367 (17.99%) SCCM
2 85 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
3 29 (1.42%) WSUS
4 25 (1.23%) Backup Exec
5 23 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
6 20 (0.98%) Nagios
7 19 (0.93%) SCOM
8 16 (0.78%) AirWatch
9 12 (0.59%) vCenter Server
10 10 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
10 10 (0.49%) Failover Clustering
10 10 (0.49%) Jamf Pro
10 10 (0.49%) NetBackup
10 10 (0.49%) PaperCut
11 9 (0.44%) Icinga
11 9 (0.44%) vRealize
11 9 (0.44%) WhatsUp Gold
12 8 (0.39%) DameWare
12 8 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
12 8 (0.39%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 1,124 (55.10%) Microsoft
2 476 (23.33%) VMware
3 395 (19.36%) Citrix
4 215 (10.54%) Apple
5 214 (10.49%) Cisco
6 128 (6.27%) HP
7 114 (5.59%) ServiceNow
8 78 (3.82%) Oracle
9 56 (2.75%) Dell
10 47 (2.30%) Google
11 46 (2.25%) EMC
12 45 (2.21%) Veeam
13 44 (2.16%) Symantec
14 41 (2.01%) Ivanti
15 39 (1.91%) Sophos
16 35 (1.72%) IBM
17 34 (1.67%) SAP
18 33 (1.62%) Adobe
18 33 (1.62%) Remedy
19 32 (1.57%) MobileIron