Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
UK > England
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 159 156
Rank change year-on-year -3 -3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 3,178 3,788 3,990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.09% 2.24% 2.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.06% 9.07% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2,812 3,214 3,462
England median annual salary £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £20,500 £20,750 £20,625
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £48,750
UK median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

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 35,070 41,758 44,668
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.12% 24.71% 24.83%
Number of salaries quoted 28,501 33,846 38,180
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £25,470 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 2018. 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 -19 1,343 £35,000 +4.48% 109
South East +17 628 £27,500 - 81
North of England -29 397 £25,000 -3.85% 80
East of England +43 329 £30,000 - 34
Midlands +1 293 £27,500 +3.77% 41
South West -19 215 £31,205 +20.02% 38
North West -33 200 £25,000 - 46
West Midlands +22 182 £27,500 +3.77% 21
Yorkshire -10 179 £24,000 -12.73% 29
East Midlands -18 115 £32,500 +30.00% 20
North East +3 18 £26,000 -5.45% 5
Windows 7
UK

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 3,178 (100.00%) Windows
2 2,138 (67.28%) Active Directory
3 2,111 (66.43%) Windows 10
4 1,879 (59.13%) Microsoft
5 1,313 (41.32%) Office 365
6 1,264 (39.77%) Microsoft Office
7 1,136 (35.75%) Windows Server
8 954 (30.02%) ITIL
9 932 (29.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 889 (27.97%) Windows Server 2012
11 770 (24.23%) Citrix
11 770 (24.23%) VMware
12 700 (22.03%) SCCM
13 648 (20.39%) Windows 8
14 645 (20.30%) MS Exchange
15 549 (17.28%) DNS
16 517 (16.27%) DHCP
17 514 (16.17%) VMware Infrastructure
18 502 (15.80%) TCP/IP
19 467 (14.69%) Firewall
20 448 (14.10%) Problem-Solving
21 438 (13.78%) PowerShell
22 410 (12.90%) Finance
23 404 (12.71%) Microsoft Certification
24 376 (11.83%) LAN
25 375 (11.80%) SLA
26 371 (11.67%) Cisco
27 334 (10.51%) Microsoft Azure
28 324 (10.20%) Hyper-V
29 310 (9.75%) WAN

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
1 645 (20.30%) MS Exchange
2 266 (8.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 226 (7.11%) SharePoint
4 162 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2013
5 147 (4.63%) Skype for Business
6 64 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2007
7 54 (1.70%) IIS
8 45 (1.42%) IBM Notes
9 44 (1.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 37 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
11 33 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
12 26 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
13 19 (0.60%) CMS
14 15 (0.47%) Confluence
15 9 (0.28%) Apache
16 8 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
17 7 (0.22%) Tomcat
18 5 (0.16%) IBM Domino
19 4 (0.13%) Joomla!
20 3 (0.094%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1,264 (39.77%) Microsoft Office
2 102 (3.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 63 (1.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 48 (1.51%) MS Visio
5 34 (1.07%) Microsoft Project
6 15 (0.47%) Acrobat
6 15 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 10 (0.31%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.22%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.094%) Adobe Premiere
10 3 (0.094%) CATIA
10 3 (0.094%) PTC Creo
11 2 (0.063%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (0.063%) Camtasia
11 2 (0.063%) Maya
11 2 (0.063%) NUKE
12 1 (0.031%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.031%) Houdini
12 1 (0.031%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 29 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
3 11 (0.35%) Carpe Diem
4 10 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.31%) SimCorp Dimension
5 7 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.19%) Misys Midas
6 6 (0.19%) Visualfiles
7 5 (0.16%) Elite 3E
8 4 (0.13%) Rolfe and Nolan
9 3 (0.094%) SAP R/3
9 3 (0.094%) Teamcenter
10 2 (0.063%) assyst
10 2 (0.063%) Maximo
10 2 (0.063%) Sage 200
11 1 (0.031%) Infor M3
11 1 (0.031%) Misys Opics
11 1 (0.031%) NetSuite
11 1 (0.031%) SAP BPC
11 1 (0.031%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1,313 (41.32%) Office 365
2 334 (10.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 113 (3.56%) Amazon AWS
4 82 (2.58%) Mimecast
5 50 (1.57%) OneDrive
6 43 (1.35%) G Suite
7 40 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
8 28 (0.88%) IaaS
9 20 (0.63%) PaaS
10 19 (0.60%) SaaS
11 9 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 7 (0.22%) Yammer
13 6 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
13 6 (0.19%) OpenDNS
14 5 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
15 4 (0.13%) iTunes
15 4 (0.13%) Slack
16 3 (0.094%) Dropbox
16 3 (0.094%) Dynamics 365
17 2 (0.063%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 549 (17.28%) DNS
2 517 (16.27%) DHCP
3 502 (15.80%) TCP/IP
4 467 (14.69%) Firewall
5 376 (11.83%) LAN
6 310 (9.75%) WAN
7 297 (9.35%) VPN
8 218 (6.86%) VoIP
9 152 (4.78%) Internet
10 143 (4.50%) Wireless
11 133 (4.19%) Wi-Fi
12 130 (4.09%) Skype
13 109 (3.43%) VLAN
14 99 (3.12%) SAN
15 93 (2.93%) Remote Desktop
16 55 (1.73%) IP Telephony
17 51 (1.60%) Unified Communications
18 42 (1.32%) WLAN
19 40 (1.26%) Cisco IOS
20 38 (1.20%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (6.36%) SQL Server
2 49 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 48 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
5 19 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (0.47%) NoSQL
7 14 (0.44%) MySQL
7 14 (0.44%) Relational Database
8 13 (0.41%) Azure SQL Database
9 12 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (0.35%) MongoDB
11 10 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
11 10 (0.31%) Power BI
12 9 (0.28%) Oracle Database
13 8 (0.25%) SQL Server 2016
14 7 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
15 6 (0.19%) MS Access
16 5 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
17 4 (0.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 90 (2.83%) MSI
2 38 (1.20%) Visual Studio
3 37 (1.16%) JIRA
4 27 (0.85%) WinDbg
5 21 (0.66%) AdminStudio
5 21 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (0.50%) InstallShield
7 15 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
8 14 (0.44%) Git (software)
9 12 (0.38%) Subversion
10 11 (0.35%) Chocolatey
10 11 (0.35%) Jenkins
10 11 (0.35%) Redmine
10 11 (0.35%) Trac
11 7 (0.22%) Ant
12 4 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (0.13%) GCC
13 3 (0.094%) FrontPage
13 3 (0.094%) SoapUI
13 3 (0.094%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 410 (12.90%) Finance
2 143 (4.50%) Law
3 131 (4.12%) Legal
4 109 (3.43%) Telecoms
5 107 (3.37%) Banking
6 104 (3.27%) Retail
7 51 (1.60%) Back Office
8 47 (1.48%) Investment Banking
9 44 (1.38%) Manufacturing
10 42 (1.32%) Games
11 33 (1.04%) Electronics
12 30 (0.94%) Marketing
13 28 (0.88%) Publishing
14 27 (0.85%) Advertising
15 18 (0.57%) Aerospace
16 17 (0.53%) Front Office
17 12 (0.38%) Automotive
17 12 (0.38%) Billing
17 12 (0.38%) French Language
18 9 (0.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 920 (28.95%) Analyst
2 719 (22.62%) Support Engineer
3 618 (19.45%) IT Support
4 525 (16.52%) Desktop Support
5 508 (15.98%) Support Analyst
6 371 (11.67%) Service Analyst
7 369 (11.61%) 2nd Line Support
8 359 (11.30%) Service Desk Analyst
9 325 (10.23%) IT Engineer
10 316 (9.94%) IT Analyst
11 253 (7.96%) IT Support Engineer
12 243 (7.65%) Desktop Engineer
13 237 (7.46%) IT Support Analyst
14 200 (6.29%) 1st Line Support
15 192 (6.04%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 182 (5.73%) Desktop Support Engineer
17 172 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 160 (5.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
19 129 (4.06%) Administrator
20 128 (4.03%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (1.92%) .NET
2 53 (1.67%) Software Packaging
3 36 (1.13%) Web Services
4 29 (0.91%) X-Windows
5 24 (0.76%) XML
6 21 (0.66%) LDAP
7 19 (0.60%) HTML
8 18 (0.57%) SOAP
9 17 (0.53%) JSON
10 12 (0.38%) CSS
11 11 (0.35%) FIX Protocol
11 11 (0.35%) Kafka
11 11 (0.35%) Middleware
11 11 (0.35%) RabbitMQ
12 10 (0.31%) COM
12 10 (0.31%) REST
13 8 (0.25%) WinForms
14 7 (0.22%) WCF
15 6 (0.19%) ASP.NET
15 6 (0.19%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 219 (6.89%) Analytical Skills
2 204 (6.42%) Self-Motivation
3 155 (4.88%) Data Centre
4 144 (4.53%) Blackberry
5 140 (4.41%) iPhone
6 117 (3.68%) Management Information System
7 104 (3.27%) Fat Client
7 104 (3.27%) Thin Client
8 91 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
9 69 (2.17%) Computer Science
10 68 (2.14%) iPad
11 61 (1.92%) Driving Licence
12 56 (1.76%) Smartphone
13 52 (1.64%) User Experience
14 33 (1.04%) Client/Server
15 29 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
16 28 (0.88%) EPoS
17 25 (0.79%) Clustering
17 25 (0.79%) Hedge funds
18 20 (0.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3,178 (100.00%) Windows
2 2,111 (66.43%) Windows 10
3 1,136 (35.75%) Windows Server
4 932 (29.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 889 (27.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 648 (20.39%) Windows 8
7 250 (7.87%) Linux
8 183 (5.76%) Apple iOS
9 180 (5.66%) Android
10 176 (5.54%) Mac OS X
11 147 (4.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 134 (4.22%) Windows XP
13 85 (2.67%) Mac OS
14 35 (1.10%) CentOS
15 34 (1.07%) Ubuntu
15 34 (1.07%) Unix
16 29 (0.91%) Windows Vista
17 27 (0.85%) Windows Phone
18 24 (0.76%) Windows 2000
19 17 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 954 (30.02%) ITIL
2 448 (14.10%) Problem-Solving
3 250 (7.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 225 (7.08%) Service Management
5 180 (5.66%) Service Delivery
6 163 (5.13%) ITSM
7 150 (4.72%) Application Packaging
8 148 (4.66%) Migration
9 132 (4.15%) Incident Management
10 126 (3.96%) Project Management
11 124 (3.90%) Mentoring
12 106 (3.34%) Mobile Device Management
13 105 (3.30%) Agile Software Development
14 103 (3.24%) ITIL V3
15 95 (2.99%) Asset Management
16 92 (2.89%) Continuous Improvement
17 87 (2.74%) Stakeholder Management
18 86 (2.71%) Disaster Recovery
19 83 (2.61%) PRINCE2
20 82 (2.58%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 438 (13.78%) PowerShell
2 296 (9.31%) SQL
3 110 (3.46%) VBScript
4 77 (2.42%) VB
5 67 (2.11%) C#
6 40 (1.26%) Python
7 36 (1.13%) C++
8 33 (1.04%) C
9 29 (0.91%) Java
10 28 (0.88%) Bash Shell
11 22 (0.69%) VB.NET
12 21 (0.66%) T-SQL
13 20 (0.63%) VBA
14 18 (0.57%) PHP
15 15 (0.47%) Shell Script
16 14 (0.44%) PL/SQL
17 12 (0.38%) Ruby
18 7 (0.22%) JavaScript
18 7 (0.22%) Perl
19 3 (0.094%) VB6
Qualifications
1 404 (12.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 231 (7.27%) MCSE
3 207 (6.51%) Degree
4 186 (5.85%) MCP
5 169 (5.32%) Security Cleared
6 134 (4.22%) MCSA
7 121 (3.81%) SC Cleared
8 94 (2.96%) ITIL Certification
9 90 (2.83%) DV Cleared
10 82 (2.58%) A+ Certification
11 69 (2.17%) MCDST
12 59 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 55 (1.73%) MCITP
14 49 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
14 49 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
15 46 (1.45%) CCNA
16 36 (1.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 34 (1.07%) Network+ Certification
18 28 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
19 22 (0.69%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 375 (11.80%) SLA
2 49 (1.54%) GDPR
3 28 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.47%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.31%) COBIT
5 10 (0.31%) QA
6 6 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.13%) HL7
8 2 (0.063%) DICOM
8 2 (0.063%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.063%) PMO
9 1 (0.031%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.031%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.031%) GAMP
9 1 (0.031%) GMP
9 1 (0.031%) GxP
9 1 (0.031%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.031%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2,138 (67.28%) Active Directory
2 514 (16.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 324 (10.20%) Hyper-V
4 229 (7.21%) XenApp
5 168 (5.29%) XenDesktop
6 161 (5.07%) Microsoft App-V
7 124 (3.90%) VMware ESXi
8 82 (2.58%) BitLocker
9 68 (2.14%) Virtual Desktop
10 59 (1.86%) vSphere
11 35 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
12 33 (1.04%) Terminal Services
13 32 (1.01%) XenServer
14 29 (0.91%) Terminal Server
15 26 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
16 24 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
17 18 (0.57%) Docker
18 15 (0.47%) pfSense
19 14 (0.44%) Firmware
20 12 (0.38%) LXC
Systems Management
1 700 (22.03%) SCCM
2 175 (5.51%) WSUS
3 77 (2.42%) Backup Exec
4 64 (2.01%) Microsoft Intune
5 58 (1.83%) SCOM
6 57 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
7 54 (1.70%) AirWatch
8 53 (1.67%) vRealize
9 37 (1.16%) SCOrch
10 27 (0.85%) Perfmon
11 26 (0.82%) XenMobile
12 25 (0.79%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 25 (0.79%) ZABBIX
13 21 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 20 (0.63%) IBM BigFix
15 18 (0.57%) vCenter Server
16 16 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
16 16 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
17 15 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
18 13 (0.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 1,879 (59.13%) Microsoft
2 770 (24.23%) Citrix
2 770 (24.23%) VMware
3 371 (11.67%) Cisco
4 243 (7.65%) Apple
5 175 (5.51%) HP
6 116 (3.65%) Symantec
7 115 (3.62%) Ivanti
8 92 (2.89%) Dell
9 83 (2.61%) Avaya
9 83 (2.61%) Oracle
10 81 (2.55%) McAfee
10 81 (2.55%) ServiceNow
11 80 (2.52%) Google
12 79 (2.49%) Bloomberg
13 78 (2.45%) Adobe
14 75 (2.36%) Remedy
15 72 (2.27%) IBM
16 70 (2.20%) Veeam
17 67 (2.11%) iManage