Period
to 1 April 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 1 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
UK > England
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 221 175 167
Rank change year-on-year -46 -8 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 1,590 2,741 3,407
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.47% 2.00% 2.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.78% 8.56% 8.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1,375 2,355 2,933
Median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.64% +1.67%
10th Percentile £20,750 £20,750 £20,500
90th Percentile £52,750 £55,000 £55,000
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 23,461 32,017 39,664
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.64% 23.32% 24.06%
Number of salaries quoted 18,968 25,722 32,820
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.06% +4.44%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 -67 591 £35,000 +1.45% 46
South East -18 404 £27,500 - 54
North of England -15 205 £27,500 +5.77% 35
Midlands +24 172 £26,750 -2.73% 30
South West +13 134 £27,500 - 20
North West +2 131 £27,750 +0.91% 16
East Midlands +48 94 £31,000 +3.33% 12
East of England -81 82 £31,500 -1.56% 33
West Midlands -14 78 £23,500 -14.55% 18
Yorkshire -38 50 £29,500 +18.00% 13
North East +12 24 £22,750 -21.55% 6
Windows 7
UK

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 1,590 (100.00%) Windows
2 1,170 (73.58%) Windows 10
3 1,025 (64.47%) Active Directory
4 913 (57.42%) Microsoft
5 819 (51.51%) Office 365
6 604 (37.99%) Windows Server
7 588 (36.98%) Microsoft Office
8 460 (28.93%) ITIL
9 416 (26.16%) VMware
10 383 (24.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 379 (23.84%) Windows Server 2008
12 357 (22.45%) MS Exchange
13 336 (21.13%) Windows 8
14 310 (19.50%) Citrix
15 299 (18.81%) TCP/IP
16 292 (18.36%) SCCM
17 290 (18.24%) VMware Infrastructure
18 285 (17.92%) LAN
19 280 (17.61%) Problem-Solving
20 275 (17.30%) Windows Server 2016
21 255 (16.04%) DNS
21 255 (16.04%) Azure
22 248 (15.60%) Firewall
23 247 (15.53%) WAN
24 224 (14.09%) DHCP
25 210 (13.21%) Finance
26 205 (12.89%) Microsoft Certification
27 204 (12.83%) Cisco
28 200 (12.58%) Hyper-V
29 196 (12.33%) SLA

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
1 357 (22.45%) MS Exchange
2 123 (7.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 119 (7.48%) SharePoint
4 95 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 59 (3.71%) Skype for Business
6 36 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 35 (2.20%) IIS
8 7 (0.44%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.31%) Confluence
10 5 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.25%) Drupal
12 3 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.13%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.063%) Apache
14 1 (0.063%) Tomcat
Applications
1 588 (36.98%) Microsoft Office
2 87 (5.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 55 (3.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.57%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (0.25%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.063%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 23 (1.45%) Salerio
2 11 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.25%) Elite 3E
4 3 (0.19%) Exchequer
5 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.13%) Rolfe and Nolan
5 2 (0.13%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.13%) Softmar
6 1 (0.063%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.063%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.063%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.063%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.063%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 819 (51.51%) Office 365
2 255 (16.04%) Azure
3 82 (5.16%) AWS
4 45 (2.83%) Azure Active Directory
5 36 (2.26%) Mimecast
6 19 (1.19%) IaaS
7 15 (0.94%) G Suite
7 15 (0.94%) OneDrive
8 12 (0.75%) PaaS
9 9 (0.57%) Power Platform
10 5 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (0.31%) PowerApps
10 5 (0.31%) WhatsApp
11 4 (0.25%) SaaS
12 3 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.13%) iTunes
13 2 (0.13%) Yammer
14 1 (0.063%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 1 (0.063%) Asana
14 1 (0.063%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 299 (18.81%) TCP/IP
2 285 (17.92%) LAN
3 255 (16.04%) DNS
4 248 (15.60%) Firewall
5 247 (15.53%) WAN
6 224 (14.09%) DHCP
7 164 (10.31%) VPN
8 117 (7.36%) VoIP
9 112 (7.04%) Wireless
10 84 (5.28%) SAN
11 80 (5.03%) Skype
12 74 (4.65%) VLAN
13 71 (4.47%) Internet
14 67 (4.21%) Wi-Fi
15 65 (4.09%) Remote Desktop
16 42 (2.64%) NetScaler
17 24 (1.51%) IP Telephony
18 23 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
19 21 (1.32%) Broadband
20 20 (1.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (11.19%) SQL Server
2 38 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (0.82%) Oracle Database
4 13 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
5 12 (0.75%) Big Data
5 12 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (0.57%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 9 (0.57%) MySQL
6 9 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (0.31%) Geospatial Data
11 4 (0.25%) Power BI
11 4 (0.25%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 41 (2.58%) JIRA
2 28 (1.76%) MSI
3 10 (0.63%) InstallShield
3 10 (0.63%) Visual Studio
4 9 (0.57%) Git (software)
5 8 (0.50%) AdminStudio
6 6 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.13%) AutoIt
8 2 (0.13%) Chocolatey
8 2 (0.13%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.13%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.13%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (0.13%) Subversion
8 2 (0.13%) WinDbg
9 1 (0.063%) Ant
9 1 (0.063%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.063%) JUnit
9 1 (0.063%) Maven
9 1 (0.063%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 210 (13.21%) Finance
2 57 (3.58%) Legal
3 48 (3.02%) Retail
4 41 (2.58%) Law
5 35 (2.20%) Public Sector
6 31 (1.95%) Telecoms
7 25 (1.57%) Manufacturing
8 17 (1.07%) Back Office
9 14 (0.88%) Banking
10 13 (0.82%) Marketing
11 11 (0.69%) Games
12 10 (0.63%) Front Office
13 9 (0.57%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.57%) French Language
14 7 (0.44%) Advertising
15 6 (0.38%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.31%) Billing
16 5 (0.31%) Electronics
16 5 (0.31%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 451 (28.36%) Analyst
2 440 (27.67%) Support Engineer
3 359 (22.58%) IT Support
4 274 (17.23%) Support Analyst
5 228 (14.34%) IT Engineer
6 209 (13.14%) 2nd Line Support
7 200 (12.58%) Desktop Support
8 178 (11.19%) IT Support Engineer
9 132 (8.30%) IT Analyst
10 128 (8.05%) Desktop Engineer
11 125 (7.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 120 (7.55%) Service Analyst
13 112 (7.04%) Service Desk Analyst
14 103 (6.48%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 103 (6.48%) IT Support Analyst
15 97 (6.10%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 89 (5.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 81 (5.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
18 73 (4.59%) 3rd Line Support
19 71 (4.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (2.58%) .NET
2 23 (1.45%) Elastic Stack
2 23 (1.45%) Regular Expression
3 12 (0.75%) LDAP
4 10 (0.63%) Web Services
5 9 (0.57%) HTML
5 9 (0.57%) Middleware
5 9 (0.57%) SailPoint
5 9 (0.57%) XML
6 8 (0.50%) COM
6 8 (0.50%) JSON
7 6 (0.38%) ASP.NET
7 6 (0.38%) X-Windows
8 5 (0.31%) CSS
9 4 (0.25%) LAMP
9 4 (0.25%) ODBC
10 3 (0.19%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.19%) Ajax
10 3 (0.19%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (0.19%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 92 (5.79%) Self-Motivation
2 82 (5.16%) Management Information System
3 81 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
4 78 (4.91%) Data Centre
5 77 (4.84%) iPhone
6 72 (4.53%) Driving Licence
7 54 (3.40%) Video Conferencing
8 47 (2.96%) Blackberry
8 47 (2.96%) iPad
9 46 (2.89%) Smartphone
10 26 (1.64%) Equities
11 24 (1.51%) Derivative
12 23 (1.45%) Clustering
12 23 (1.45%) SWIFT
13 20 (1.26%) Replication
14 15 (0.94%) Mobile App
15 14 (0.88%) AS400
15 14 (0.88%) Hedge funds
16 13 (0.82%) Private Cloud
17 12 (0.75%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1,590 (100.00%) Windows
2 1,170 (73.58%) Windows 10
3 604 (37.99%) Windows Server
4 383 (24.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 379 (23.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 336 (21.13%) Windows 8
7 275 (17.30%) Windows Server 2016
8 150 (9.43%) Linux
9 126 (7.92%) Android
10 99 (6.23%) Mac OS X
10 99 (6.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 77 (4.84%) Apple iOS
12 76 (4.78%) Windows Server 2019
13 73 (4.59%) Windows XP
14 52 (3.27%) Unix
15 24 (1.51%) Mac OS
16 23 (1.45%) CentOS
17 13 (0.82%) Windows Phone
18 11 (0.69%) Solaris
19 10 (0.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 460 (28.93%) ITIL
2 280 (17.61%) Problem-Solving
3 130 (8.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 97 (6.10%) Service Management
5 88 (5.53%) ITSM
6 80 (5.03%) Incident Management
7 72 (4.53%) Mobile Device Management
8 71 (4.47%) Mentoring
9 69 (4.34%) Service Delivery
10 61 (3.84%) Change Management
11 59 (3.71%) Asset Management
11 59 (3.71%) Time Management
12 58 (3.65%) Information Security
13 57 (3.58%) Proactive Monitoring
14 52 (3.27%) Migration
15 49 (3.08%) Continuous Improvement
16 47 (2.96%) Root Cause Analysis
17 45 (2.83%) Disaster Recovery
17 45 (2.83%) Ticket Management
18 42 (2.64%) Break/Fix
Programming Languages
1 186 (11.70%) PowerShell
2 156 (9.81%) SQL
3 23 (1.45%) C#
4 19 (1.19%) VBScript
5 16 (1.01%) Java
6 11 (0.69%) C
6 11 (0.69%) VB
7 9 (0.57%) JavaScript
8 8 (0.50%) Bash Shell
8 8 (0.50%) Perl
8 8 (0.50%) Python
9 5 (0.31%) Delphi
9 5 (0.31%) PL/SQL
9 5 (0.31%) T-SQL
9 5 (0.31%) VBA
10 4 (0.25%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.19%) R
12 2 (0.13%) XPath
13 1 (0.063%) Tcl
13 1 (0.063%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 205 (12.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 107 (6.73%) Degree
3 101 (6.35%) MCSE
4 89 (5.60%) MCSA
5 79 (4.97%) MCP
6 77 (4.84%) Security Cleared
7 49 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
8 42 (2.64%) A+ Certification
9 41 (2.58%) SC Cleared
10 39 (2.45%) CCNA
11 32 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
12 28 (1.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 24 (1.51%) MCITP
13 24 (1.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 18 (1.13%) MCDST
15 17 (1.07%) DBS Check
15 17 (1.07%) DV Cleared
16 12 (0.75%) Numerate Degree
17 11 (0.69%) MCTS
17 11 (0.69%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 196 (12.33%) SLA
2 20 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (0.75%) GDPR
4 8 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.38%) QA
6 4 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.19%) GxP
8 2 (0.13%) NCSC
9 1 (0.063%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.063%) IEC 61131
9 1 (0.063%) NIST
System Software
1 1,025 (64.47%) Active Directory
2 290 (18.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 200 (12.58%) Hyper-V
4 77 (4.84%) XenApp
5 58 (3.65%) vSphere
6 49 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
7 44 (2.77%) Microsoft App-V
8 42 (2.64%) XenDesktop
9 35 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
10 28 (1.76%) Virtual Desktop
11 19 (1.19%) VMware Workstation
12 16 (1.01%) VirtualBox
13 15 (0.94%) BitLocker
14 14 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
15 11 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 9 (0.57%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 9 (0.57%) VMware Server
17 5 (0.31%) Terminal Services
18 4 (0.25%) Firmware
19 3 (0.19%) NFS
Systems Management
1 292 (18.36%) SCCM
2 69 (4.34%) Microsoft Intune
3 27 (1.70%) Nagios
4 25 (1.57%) Backup Exec
5 22 (1.38%) WSUS
6 18 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
7 16 (1.01%) SCOM
8 15 (0.94%) vCenter Server
9 13 (0.82%) NetBackup
10 12 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
11 11 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
12 10 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 9 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
13 9 (0.57%) Failover Clustering
14 8 (0.50%) Jamf Pro
14 8 (0.50%) XenMobile
15 7 (0.44%) SCVMM
16 5 (0.31%) DameWare
16 5 (0.31%) Puppet
17 4 (0.25%) Icinga
Vendors
1 913 (57.42%) Microsoft
2 416 (26.16%) VMware
3 310 (19.50%) Citrix
4 204 (12.83%) Cisco
5 175 (11.01%) Apple
6 123 (7.74%) HP
7 77 (4.84%) ServiceNow
8 75 (4.72%) Oracle
9 73 (4.59%) Dell
10 45 (2.83%) Veeam
11 41 (2.58%) EMC
11 41 (2.58%) Symantec
12 35 (2.20%) Ivanti
13 28 (1.76%) Avaya
14 27 (1.70%) NetApp
15 26 (1.64%) Google
16 25 (1.57%) Remedy
17 24 (1.51%) Bloomberg
17 24 (1.51%) SAP
18 23 (1.45%) McAfee