Period
to 27 November 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 27 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
UK > England
6 months to
27 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 340 181 164
Rank change year-on-year -159 -17 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 418 2,443 3,180
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.83% 1.95% 2.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.91% 8.53% 9.08%
Number of salaries quoted 381 2,057 2,898
Median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -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 10,690 28,630 35,021
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.17% 22.86% 23.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8,945 23,039 28,483
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,629 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £78,750
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 27 November 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 27 November 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 -129 156 £45,000 +36.16% 6
South East -100 82 £27,250 -0.91% 10
North of England -49 65 £26,000 +4.00% 18
Midlands -8 43 £24,000 -11.11% 14
East of England +79 40 £27,000 -10.00% 6
Yorkshire +40 32 £25,500 +2.00% 4
South West -44 31 £30,500 -4.69% 7
East Midlands +17 24 £23,500 -14.55% 8
North West -23 23 £26,000 -0.95% 11
West Midlands +7 19 £25,000 -1.96% 6
North East +3 10 £28,750 +33.72% 3
Windows 7
UK

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 418 (100.00%) Windows
2 312 (74.64%) Windows 10
3 287 (68.66%) Active Directory
4 250 (59.81%) Office 365
5 246 (58.85%) Microsoft
6 205 (49.04%) Windows Server
7 137 (32.78%) Microsoft Office
7 137 (32.78%) VMware
8 126 (30.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 113 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 107 (25.60%) Windows Server 2016
11 106 (25.36%) VMware Infrastructure
12 96 (22.97%) Windows 8
13 90 (21.53%) Azure
14 87 (20.81%) DNS
15 85 (20.33%) ITIL
16 80 (19.14%) Cisco
16 80 (19.14%) MS Exchange
17 78 (18.66%) TCP/IP
18 76 (18.18%) Finance
18 76 (18.18%) PowerShell
19 73 (17.46%) DHCP
20 72 (17.22%) HP
20 72 (17.22%) Firewall
21 71 (16.99%) SCCM
22 68 (16.27%) Citrix
23 64 (15.31%) VPN
24 59 (14.11%) Hyper-V
25 57 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 53 (12.68%) 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 80 (19.14%) MS Exchange
2 28 (6.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (6.46%) SharePoint
4 22 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (5.26%) Skype for Business
5 12 (2.87%) IIS
6 11 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.20%) Apache
9 4 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.24%) Confluence
Applications
1 137 (32.78%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (3.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (2.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.24%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Endur
2 1 (0.24%) Q-Pulse
Cloud Services
1 250 (59.81%) Office 365
2 90 (21.53%) Azure
3 27 (6.46%) AWS
4 24 (5.74%) Mimecast
5 11 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (1.91%) G Suite
7 4 (0.96%) SaaS
8 3 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.48%) IaaS
9 2 (0.48%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.48%) PaaS
10 1 (0.24%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.24%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 87 (20.81%) DNS
2 78 (18.66%) TCP/IP
3 73 (17.46%) DHCP
4 72 (17.22%) Firewall
5 64 (15.31%) VPN
6 52 (12.44%) LAN
7 47 (11.24%) WAN
8 31 (7.42%) SAN
9 29 (6.94%) Skype
10 23 (5.50%) Wireless
11 21 (5.02%) VoIP
12 16 (3.83%) Internet
12 16 (3.83%) Remote Desktop
12 16 (3.83%) Wi-Fi
13 15 (3.59%) VLAN
14 13 (3.11%) Cisco IOS
15 12 (2.87%) NetScaler
16 10 (2.39%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (2.39%) Network Security
17 7 (1.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.74%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.15%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (1.67%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.44%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (0.96%) MySQL
5 4 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (0.96%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (0.96%) RDBMS
5 4 (0.96%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.48%) Apache Ignite
7 2 (0.48%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.24%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 8 (1.91%) JIRA
2 1 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.24%) Bitbucket Server
2 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.24%) MSI
General
1 76 (18.18%) Finance
2 14 (3.35%) Banking
3 13 (3.11%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.15%) Legal
5 5 (1.20%) Law
6 4 (0.96%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.96%) Retail
7 3 (0.72%) Back Office
7 3 (0.72%) Public Sector
8 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.48%) Local Government
9 1 (0.24%) Advertising
9 1 (0.24%) Automotive
9 1 (0.24%) French Language
9 1 (0.24%) Front Office
9 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 112 (26.79%) Support Engineer
2 69 (16.51%) IT Support
3 68 (16.27%) Analyst
4 54 (12.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 53 (12.68%) IT Engineer
6 45 (10.77%) Service Analyst
7 44 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
8 39 (9.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 39 (9.33%) 2nd Line Support
9 36 (8.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 35 (8.37%) 1st Line Support
11 33 (7.89%) Desktop Support
12 32 (7.66%) IT Support Engineer
13 24 (5.74%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 22 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
15 20 (4.78%) Support Analyst
16 19 (4.55%) 1st Line Engineer
16 19 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
16 19 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
17 18 (4.31%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.96%) LDAP
2 2 (0.48%) HTML
2 2 (0.48%) LAMP
2 2 (0.48%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.24%) Ajax
3 1 (0.24%) CSS
3 1 (0.24%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.98%) Management Information System
1 25 (5.98%) Self-Motivation
2 22 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 21 (5.02%) Driving Licence
4 15 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.59%) Smartphone
5 8 (1.91%) Blackberry
5 8 (1.91%) CMDB
5 8 (1.91%) iPhone
6 7 (1.67%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.67%) PKI
7 6 (1.44%) Clustering
7 6 (1.44%) EMC VNXe
7 6 (1.44%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (1.44%) Fat Client
7 6 (1.44%) FlexPod
7 6 (1.44%) Replication
7 6 (1.44%) Thin Client
7 6 (1.44%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 5 (1.20%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 418 (100.00%) Windows
2 312 (74.64%) Windows 10
3 205 (49.04%) Windows Server
4 126 (30.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 113 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 107 (25.60%) Windows Server 2016
7 96 (22.97%) Windows 8
8 36 (8.61%) Linux
9 33 (7.89%) Android
10 22 (5.26%) Mac OS X
11 20 (4.78%) Windows XP
12 19 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (4.55%) Windows Server 2019
13 16 (3.83%) Apple iOS
14 13 (3.11%) Mac OS
15 11 (2.63%) CentOS
16 9 (2.15%) Unix
17 6 (1.44%) Ubuntu
18 4 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 3 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (20.33%) ITIL
2 57 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 43 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
4 29 (6.94%) Service Management
5 26 (6.22%) Incident Management
6 25 (5.98%) Service Delivery
7 24 (5.74%) Mobile Device Management
8 21 (5.02%) Problem Management
9 18 (4.31%) Project Delivery
10 17 (4.07%) Business Continuity
11 16 (3.83%) Change Management
11 16 (3.83%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (3.83%) Migration
11 16 (3.83%) Project Management
12 15 (3.59%) Infrastructure Management
13 14 (3.35%) ISMS
13 14 (3.35%) Proactive Monitoring
13 14 (3.35%) Root Cause Analysis
14 13 (3.11%) Information Security
14 13 (3.11%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 76 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 28 (6.70%) SQL
3 16 (3.83%) C
4 5 (1.20%) Python
4 5 (1.20%) VB
4 5 (1.20%) VBA
4 5 (1.20%) VBScript
5 4 (0.96%) Bash Shell
5 4 (0.96%) Perl
5 4 (0.96%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.48%) PHP
7 1 (0.24%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 53 (12.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (10.05%) Security Cleared
3 40 (9.57%) SC Cleared
4 39 (9.33%) MCSE
5 29 (6.94%) MCSA
6 22 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (5.02%) CCNA
7 21 (5.02%) Degree
8 18 (4.31%) MCP
9 16 (3.83%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
10 9 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (1.91%) CCNP
11 8 (1.91%) CTC Cleared
12 7 (1.67%) DBS Check
12 7 (1.67%) DV Cleared
13 6 (1.44%) MCDST
14 5 (1.20%) MCITP
15 4 (0.96%) A+ Certification
15 4 (0.96%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (10.77%) SLA
2 3 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 2 (0.48%) GDPR
3 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.48%) QA
4 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 287 (68.66%) Active Directory
2 106 (25.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (14.11%) Hyper-V
4 26 (6.22%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (4.31%) XenDesktop
6 16 (3.83%) vSphere
6 16 (3.83%) XenApp
7 12 (2.87%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (1.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (1.20%) Terminal Services
9 5 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (1.20%) VMware Server
10 3 (0.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.72%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.48%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.24%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 71 (16.99%) SCCM
2 30 (7.18%) Microsoft Intune
3 21 (5.02%) Backup Exec
4 13 (3.11%) WSUS
5 10 (2.39%) Single Sign-On
6 8 (1.91%) HP Data Protector
6 8 (1.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 7 (1.67%) Ansible
7 7 (1.67%) SCOM
8 6 (1.44%) vCenter Server
9 5 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (1.20%) Puppet
9 5 (1.20%) Terraform
10 4 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (0.96%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (0.96%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (0.96%) SCOrch
10 4 (0.96%) ServiceCenter
11 3 (0.72%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 246 (58.85%) Microsoft
2 137 (32.78%) VMware
3 80 (19.14%) Cisco
4 72 (17.22%) HP
5 68 (16.27%) Citrix
6 43 (10.29%) Dell
7 39 (9.33%) Apple
8 32 (7.66%) Veeam
9 22 (5.26%) SolarWinds
9 22 (5.26%) Sophos
10 19 (4.55%) CheckPoint
11 18 (4.31%) NetApp
12 17 (4.07%) Remedy
13 14 (3.35%) Juniper
13 14 (3.35%) Red Hat
14 13 (3.11%) Google
15 12 (2.87%) ServiceNow
15 12 (2.87%) Symantec
16 10 (2.39%) MobileIron
17 9 (2.15%) EMC