Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
UK > England
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 164 151
Rank change year-on-year +7 -13 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 3,349 3,693 4,242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.15% 2.22% 2.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.33% 8.88% 9.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2,902 3,096 3,696
England median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,000 £20,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £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 35,897 41,593 46,417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.01% 25.04% 25.21%
Number of salaries quoted 29,145 33,729 39,958
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.05%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 1,443 £35,000 +6.06% 110
South East -17 616 £26,690 +0.72% 55
North of England -10 432 £27,500 +1.85% 67
East of England +63 345 £28,504 -4.99% 40
Midlands +30 331 £26,500 - 36
West Midlands +44 206 £26,500 - 18
South West -8 206 £30,000 +9.09% 32
Yorkshire +21 204 £27,500 -1.79% 29
North West -22 204 £27,500 +3.77% 36
East Midlands +14 129 £29,000 +16.00% 18
North East -6 24 £26,000 -5.45% 2
Windows 7
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 3,349 (100.00%) Windows
2 2,211 (66.02%) Active Directory
3 2,157 (64.41%) Windows 10
4 1,948 (58.17%) Microsoft
5 1,396 (41.68%) Microsoft Office
6 1,337 (39.92%) Office 365
7 1,184 (35.35%) Windows Server
8 967 (28.87%) ITIL
9 916 (27.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 890 (26.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 847 (25.29%) VMware
12 793 (23.68%) Citrix
13 703 (20.99%) MS Exchange
14 693 (20.69%) SCCM
15 649 (19.38%) Windows 8
16 565 (16.87%) VMware Infrastructure
17 543 (16.21%) DNS
18 541 (16.15%) TCP/IP
19 512 (15.29%) Finance
20 484 (14.45%) DHCP
21 455 (13.59%) Firewall
22 448 (13.38%) Problem-Solving
23 440 (13.14%) Microsoft Certification
24 416 (12.42%) SLA
25 406 (12.12%) Cisco
26 405 (12.09%) PowerShell
27 387 (11.56%) LAN
28 361 (10.78%) Hyper-V
29 357 (10.66%) SQL
30 346 (10.33%) VPN

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
1 703 (20.99%) MS Exchange
2 278 (8.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 227 (6.78%) SharePoint
4 170 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 161 (4.81%) Skype for Business
6 71 (2.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 61 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 54 (1.61%) IIS
9 41 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
10 33 (0.99%) IBM Notes
11 27 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
11 27 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
12 17 (0.51%) Confluence
13 15 (0.45%) CMS
14 5 (0.15%) Apache
15 4 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (0.12%) Tomcat
15 4 (0.12%) WordPress
16 3 (0.090%) Site Server
16 3 (0.090%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1,396 (41.68%) Microsoft Office
2 149 (4.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 109 (3.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 39 (1.16%) MS Visio
5 38 (1.13%) Microsoft Project
6 22 (0.66%) Acrobat
7 14 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 9 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
8 9 (0.27%) Camtasia
9 6 (0.18%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.12%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.12%) PTC Creo
10 4 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.090%) Photoshop
12 2 (0.060%) CATIA
12 2 (0.060%) Maya
12 2 (0.060%) NUKE
13 1 (0.030%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.030%) Stata
13 1 (0.030%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 28 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 22 (0.66%) SimCorp Dimension
3 19 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (0.42%) assyst
5 13 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
6 11 (0.33%) Carpe Diem
7 10 (0.30%) Visualfiles
8 9 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
10 5 (0.15%) Misys Midas
10 5 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
11 4 (0.12%) Elite 3E
11 4 (0.12%) Rolfe and Nolan
12 2 (0.060%) Maximo
12 2 (0.060%) Misys Opics
12 2 (0.060%) Sage 200
12 2 (0.060%) SAP R/3
12 2 (0.060%) Teamcenter
13 1 (0.030%) Lawson
13 1 (0.030%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1,337 (39.92%) Office 365
2 333 (9.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 121 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
4 81 (2.42%) Mimecast
5 47 (1.40%) OneDrive
6 37 (1.10%) G Suite
7 34 (1.02%) IaaS
8 29 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
9 26 (0.78%) SaaS
10 18 (0.54%) PaaS
11 13 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 12 (0.36%) Slack
13 5 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (0.12%) Dynamics 365
15 3 (0.090%) Amazon EC2
16 2 (0.060%) Amazon S3
16 2 (0.060%) OpenDNS
16 2 (0.060%) Yammer
17 1 (0.030%) Google Drive
17 1 (0.030%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 543 (16.21%) DNS
2 541 (16.15%) TCP/IP
3 484 (14.45%) DHCP
4 455 (13.59%) Firewall
5 387 (11.56%) LAN
6 346 (10.33%) VPN
7 339 (10.12%) WAN
8 182 (5.43%) Internet
9 176 (5.26%) VoIP
10 156 (4.66%) Wireless
11 146 (4.36%) Skype
12 114 (3.40%) VLAN
13 109 (3.25%) Wi-Fi
14 107 (3.19%) SAN
15 106 (3.17%) Remote Desktop
16 61 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
17 53 (1.58%) Unified Communications
18 45 (1.34%) IP Telephony
19 36 (1.07%) NAS
20 35 (1.05%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (6.84%) SQL Server
2 68 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 38 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (0.78%) Relational Database
6 15 (0.45%) Oracle Database
7 14 (0.42%) MySQL
8 13 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (0.36%) Azure SQL Database
9 12 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (0.33%) SQL Server 2016
11 10 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
11 10 (0.30%) Big Data
12 9 (0.27%) MS Access
12 9 (0.27%) SQL Server 2014
13 7 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (0.18%) NoSQL
15 5 (0.15%) MongoDB
15 5 (0.15%) Power BI
15 5 (0.15%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 62 (1.85%) MSI
2 46 (1.37%) JIRA
3 40 (1.19%) Visual Studio
4 33 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (0.66%) AdminStudio
6 18 (0.54%) InstallShield
7 16 (0.48%) Git (software)
7 16 (0.48%) WinDbg
8 11 (0.33%) Chocolatey
8 11 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
9 9 (0.27%) Subversion
10 7 (0.21%) Ant
10 7 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (0.15%) GCC
11 5 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 4 (0.12%) Jenkins
12 4 (0.12%) Redmine
12 4 (0.12%) Trac
13 3 (0.090%) FrontPage
13 3 (0.090%) SoapUI
General
1 512 (15.29%) Finance
2 175 (5.23%) Law
3 167 (4.99%) Legal
4 128 (3.82%) Banking
5 110 (3.28%) Retail
6 88 (2.63%) Telecoms
7 70 (2.09%) Back Office
8 58 (1.73%) Manufacturing
9 51 (1.52%) Investment Banking
10 49 (1.46%) Games
10 49 (1.46%) Marketing
11 35 (1.05%) Advertising
12 28 (0.84%) Publishing
13 26 (0.78%) Electronics
14 20 (0.60%) Front Office
15 17 (0.51%) Billing
16 15 (0.45%) Aerospace
17 13 (0.39%) Automotive
17 13 (0.39%) Financial Institution
18 11 (0.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 970 (28.96%) Analyst
2 782 (23.35%) Support Engineer
3 644 (19.23%) IT Support
4 590 (17.62%) Desktop Support
5 488 (14.57%) Support Analyst
6 426 (12.72%) Service Analyst
7 401 (11.97%) Service Desk Analyst
8 372 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
9 322 (9.61%) IT Engineer
10 320 (9.56%) IT Analyst
11 292 (8.72%) Desktop Engineer
12 240 (7.17%) IT Support Engineer
13 234 (6.99%) IT Support Analyst
14 216 (6.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 214 (6.39%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 187 (5.58%) 1st Line Support
17 177 (5.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 172 (5.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 127 (3.79%) 1st/2nd Line Support
20 123 (3.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (2.39%) .NET
2 44 (1.31%) X-Windows
3 41 (1.22%) Software Packaging
4 36 (1.07%) Web Services
5 29 (0.87%) LDAP
6 23 (0.69%) XML
7 15 (0.45%) JSON
7 15 (0.45%) SOAP
8 14 (0.42%) HTML
9 11 (0.33%) CSS
10 10 (0.30%) COM
11 8 (0.24%) FIX Protocol
11 8 (0.24%) WCF
12 7 (0.21%) REST
13 5 (0.15%) ADSI
13 5 (0.15%) RESTful
13 5 (0.15%) WinForms
13 5 (0.15%) XMPP
13 5 (0.15%) XSL
14 4 (0.12%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 242 (7.23%) Self-Motivation
2 213 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
3 177 (5.29%) Blackberry
4 161 (4.81%) Data Centre
5 134 (4.00%) iPhone
6 110 (3.28%) Management Information System
7 101 (3.02%) Video Conferencing
8 81 (2.42%) Driving Licence
9 78 (2.33%) Computer Science
10 74 (2.21%) Fat Client
10 74 (2.21%) Thin Client
11 71 (2.12%) iPad
12 47 (1.40%) Smartphone
13 45 (1.34%) User Experience
14 38 (1.13%) Hedge funds
15 31 (0.93%) Clustering
16 30 (0.90%) Client/Server
17 29 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
18 27 (0.81%) Replication
19 25 (0.75%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3,349 (100.00%) Windows
2 2,157 (64.41%) Windows 10
3 1,184 (35.35%) Windows Server
4 916 (27.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 890 (26.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 649 (19.38%) Windows 8
7 235 (7.02%) Linux
8 191 (5.70%) Mac OS X
9 190 (5.67%) Android
10 171 (5.11%) Apple iOS
11 125 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 114 (3.40%) Windows XP
13 85 (2.54%) Mac OS
14 29 (0.87%) Windows Phone
14 29 (0.87%) Windows Vista
15 25 (0.75%) Windows 2000
16 23 (0.69%) Ubuntu
17 22 (0.66%) CentOS
18 18 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 18 (0.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 967 (28.87%) ITIL
2 448 (13.38%) Problem-Solving
3 248 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 242 (7.23%) Service Management
5 153 (4.57%) Service Delivery
6 145 (4.33%) ITSM
7 142 (4.24%) Project Management
8 135 (4.03%) Incident Management
9 128 (3.82%) Migration
10 119 (3.55%) Mobile Device Management
11 118 (3.52%) ITIL V3
11 118 (3.52%) Mentoring
12 112 (3.34%) Agile Software Development
13 110 (3.28%) Application Packaging
14 93 (2.78%) Change Management
15 91 (2.72%) Asset Management
15 91 (2.72%) Root Cause Analysis
16 89 (2.66%) PRINCE2
17 85 (2.54%) Time Management
18 80 (2.39%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 405 (12.09%) PowerShell
2 357 (10.66%) SQL
3 88 (2.63%) VBScript
4 67 (2.00%) C#
4 67 (2.00%) VB
5 52 (1.55%) C
6 38 (1.13%) VBA
7 37 (1.10%) VB.NET
8 36 (1.07%) Java
9 29 (0.87%) Python
10 27 (0.81%) T-SQL
11 25 (0.75%) C++
12 19 (0.57%) PL/SQL
13 16 (0.48%) Bash Shell
14 14 (0.42%) Shell Script
15 13 (0.39%) JavaScript
16 11 (0.33%) Delphi
17 9 (0.27%) PHP
18 7 (0.21%) Perl
19 5 (0.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 440 (13.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 227 (6.78%) MCSE
3 220 (6.57%) MCP
4 214 (6.39%) Degree
5 154 (4.60%) Security Cleared
6 142 (4.24%) MCSA
7 117 (3.49%) SC Cleared
8 97 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
9 81 (2.42%) DV Cleared
10 73 (2.18%) A+ Certification
11 67 (2.00%) MCDST
11 67 (2.00%) MCITP
12 62 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 56 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
14 55 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
15 54 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 52 (1.55%) CCNA
17 38 (1.13%) Network+ Certification
18 25 (0.75%) TOGAF Certification
19 23 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 416 (12.42%) SLA
2 36 (1.07%) GDPR
3 26 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.45%) QA
5 13 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (0.18%) PMO
7 5 (0.15%) COBIT
7 5 (0.15%) HL7
8 3 (0.090%) DICOM
9 2 (0.060%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.030%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.030%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.030%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.030%) GAMP
10 1 (0.030%) GMP
10 1 (0.030%) GxP
10 1 (0.030%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.030%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.030%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2,211 (66.02%) Active Directory
2 565 (16.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 361 (10.78%) Hyper-V
4 222 (6.63%) XenApp
5 174 (5.20%) XenDesktop
6 144 (4.30%) Microsoft App-V
7 124 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
8 79 (2.36%) Virtual Desktop
9 72 (2.15%) BitLocker
10 68 (2.03%) vSphere
11 41 (1.22%) XenServer
12 40 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
13 30 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
14 23 (0.69%) Terminal Server
14 23 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
15 20 (0.60%) Terminal Services
16 16 (0.48%) VirtualBox
17 12 (0.36%) LXC
18 10 (0.30%) Docker
19 9 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 693 (20.69%) SCCM
2 160 (4.78%) WSUS
3 66 (1.97%) Backup Exec
4 61 (1.82%) Microsoft Intune
5 60 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
6 53 (1.58%) SCOM
7 48 (1.43%) AirWatch
8 41 (1.22%) vRealize
9 33 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 25 (0.75%) SCOrch
10 25 (0.75%) vCenter Server
11 24 (0.72%) XenMobile
12 18 (0.54%) Perfmon
13 16 (0.48%) vRealize Orchestrator
14 15 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
14 15 (0.45%) ZABBIX
15 13 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 12 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
17 11 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
17 11 (0.33%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 1,948 (58.17%) Microsoft
2 847 (25.29%) VMware
3 793 (23.68%) Citrix
4 406 (12.12%) Cisco
5 254 (7.58%) Apple
6 174 (5.20%) HP
7 128 (3.82%) ServiceNow
8 104 (3.11%) Oracle
9 100 (2.99%) Symantec
10 98 (2.93%) Adobe
11 93 (2.78%) Dell
12 92 (2.75%) Bloomberg
13 88 (2.63%) Avaya
13 88 (2.63%) Remedy
14 81 (2.42%) Ivanti
15 80 (2.39%) iManage
16 77 (2.30%) Google
17 69 (2.06%) SAP
18 65 (1.94%) NetApp
18 65 (1.94%) Veeam