Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
UK > England
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 170 165 158
Rank change year-on-year -5 -7 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 2,839 3,574 3,576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.04% 2.18% 2.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.76% 8.95% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2,428 3,068 3,132
England median annual salary £31,000 £30,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +1.69% -
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,000 £46,000
UK median annual salary £31,000 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% -

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 32,421 39,924 40,167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.33% 24.36% 24.24%
Number of salaries quoted 26,152 33,038 34,014
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% 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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 2019. 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 -18 1,220 £35,000 - 104
South East +11 565 £28,000 - 74
North of England -3 348 £25,000 -1.96% 83
East of England +50 307 £32,000 +6.67% 34
Midlands +3 236 £27,500 +10.00% 52
North West +18 193 £25,000 - 43
South West -53 171 £27,500 +5.77% 48
West Midlands +33 157 £27,500 +5.77% 25
Yorkshire -12 132 £24,500 -10.91% 32
East Midlands -34 79 £26,000 +4.00% 26
North East +23 23 £27,000 +28.57% 8
Windows 7
UK

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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 2,839 (100.00%) Windows
2 1,917 (67.52%) Windows 10
3 1,891 (66.61%) Active Directory
4 1,660 (58.47%) Microsoft
5 1,140 (40.15%) Microsoft Office
6 1,130 (39.80%) Office 365
7 1,024 (36.07%) Windows Server
8 921 (32.44%) ITIL
9 859 (30.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 729 (25.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 665 (23.42%) VMware
12 638 (22.47%) Citrix
13 623 (21.94%) Windows 8
14 588 (20.71%) SCCM
15 570 (20.08%) MS Exchange
16 489 (17.22%) DHCP
17 486 (17.12%) DNS
18 467 (16.45%) Firewall
19 456 (16.06%) VMware Infrastructure
20 417 (14.69%) TCP/IP
21 409 (14.41%) Microsoft Certification
22 401 (14.12%) Problem-Solving
23 400 (14.09%) PowerShell
24 391 (13.77%) LAN
25 390 (13.74%) Cisco
26 364 (12.82%) SLA
27 343 (12.08%) Hyper-V
28 341 (12.01%) Finance
29 335 (11.80%) WAN
30 326 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 570 (20.08%) MS Exchange
2 220 (7.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 194 (6.83%) SharePoint
4 138 (4.86%) Skype for Business
5 122 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 62 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2007
7 61 (2.15%) IBM Notes
8 53 (1.87%) IIS
9 30 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 27 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
11 23 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
12 21 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
13 11 (0.39%) Confluence
13 11 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
14 9 (0.32%) CMS
15 7 (0.25%) WordPress
16 5 (0.18%) Apache
16 5 (0.18%) IBM Domino
17 4 (0.14%) Tomcat
18 3 (0.11%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1,140 (40.15%) Microsoft Office
2 89 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 58 (2.04%) MS Visio
4 43 (1.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (0.39%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.25%) Acrobat
8 5 (0.18%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.14%) Camtasia
9 4 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.070%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.070%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.070%) Adobe Premiere
10 2 (0.070%) CATIA
10 2 (0.070%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.070%) PTC Creo
11 1 (0.035%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.035%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.035%) MicroStation
11 1 (0.035%) Revit
Business Applications
1 22 (0.77%) Carpe Diem
1 22 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.18%) Misys Midas
5 4 (0.14%) Elite 3E
5 4 (0.14%) Visualfiles
6 3 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.11%) Rolfe and Nolan
7 2 (0.070%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.070%) Sage X3
7 2 (0.070%) SAP R/3
7 2 (0.070%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.035%) Line 50
8 1 (0.035%) Maximo
8 1 (0.035%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.035%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.035%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.035%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.035%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1,130 (39.80%) Office 365
2 326 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 130 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
4 95 (3.35%) Mimecast
5 43 (1.51%) Azure Active Directory
6 40 (1.41%) OneDrive
7 33 (1.16%) G Suite
8 19 (0.67%) IaaS
9 18 (0.63%) SaaS
10 17 (0.60%) PaaS
11 15 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 14 (0.49%) OpenDNS
13 12 (0.42%) Dropbox
14 11 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
14 11 (0.39%) IBM Cloud
15 7 (0.25%) Yammer
16 6 (0.21%) iTunes
17 4 (0.14%) BrowserStack
17 4 (0.14%) Sauce Labs
18 3 (0.11%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 489 (17.22%) DHCP
2 486 (17.12%) DNS
3 467 (16.45%) Firewall
4 417 (14.69%) TCP/IP
5 391 (13.77%) LAN
6 335 (11.80%) WAN
7 311 (10.95%) VPN
8 218 (7.68%) VoIP
9 140 (4.93%) VLAN
10 125 (4.40%) Internet
11 121 (4.26%) Wireless
12 117 (4.12%) Skype
13 102 (3.59%) SAN
14 92 (3.24%) Remote Desktop
15 91 (3.21%) Wi-Fi
16 69 (2.43%) IP Telephony
17 49 (1.73%) WLAN
18 47 (1.66%) NetScaler
19 44 (1.55%) MPLS
20 39 (1.37%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (6.87%) SQL Server
2 53 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
5 24 (0.85%) NoSQL
5 24 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (0.70%) MongoDB
7 18 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
8 16 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (0.46%) MySQL
10 11 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
11 10 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (0.32%) Hadoop
13 8 (0.28%) Power BI
14 6 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
15 5 (0.18%) Oracle Database
15 5 (0.18%) Relational Database
16 4 (0.14%) Big Data
16 4 (0.14%) Geospatial Data
17 3 (0.11%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 82 (2.89%) MSI
2 36 (1.27%) JIRA
3 31 (1.09%) WinDbg
4 26 (0.92%) Visual Studio
5 22 (0.77%) AdminStudio
6 21 (0.74%) InstallShield
6 21 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
7 20 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (0.56%) Git (software)
9 14 (0.49%) Chocolatey
9 14 (0.49%) Jenkins
9 14 (0.49%) Redmine
9 14 (0.49%) Trac
10 4 (0.14%) Ant
10 4 (0.14%) Appium
10 4 (0.14%) Selenium
10 4 (0.14%) Subversion
10 4 (0.14%) TestNG
11 3 (0.11%) Hudson
11 3 (0.11%) SoapUI
General
1 341 (12.01%) Finance
2 148 (5.21%) Legal
3 117 (4.12%) Law
4 104 (3.66%) Banking
5 98 (3.45%) Telecoms
6 80 (2.82%) Retail
7 50 (1.76%) Back Office
8 41 (1.44%) Investment Banking
9 33 (1.16%) Games
10 31 (1.09%) Manufacturing
11 28 (0.99%) Electronics
12 22 (0.77%) Marketing
13 17 (0.60%) Front Office
14 16 (0.56%) Advertising
15 15 (0.53%) Billing
15 15 (0.53%) Publishing
16 12 (0.42%) French Language
17 10 (0.35%) Aerospace
18 9 (0.32%) German Language
19 8 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 818 (28.81%) Analyst
2 633 (22.30%) Support Engineer
3 533 (18.77%) IT Support
4 483 (17.01%) Support Analyst
5 333 (11.73%) IT Engineer
6 325 (11.45%) Desktop Support
7 319 (11.24%) 2nd Line Support
8 317 (11.17%) Service Analyst
9 308 (10.85%) Service Desk Analyst
10 289 (10.18%) IT Analyst
11 237 (8.35%) IT Support Engineer
12 204 (7.19%) Desktop Engineer
12 204 (7.19%) IT Support Analyst
13 175 (6.16%) 1st Line Support
14 159 (5.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 153 (5.39%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 148 (5.21%) Desktop Support Engineer
17 126 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
18 115 (4.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
19 108 (3.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (1.87%) Software Packaging
2 33 (1.16%) .NET
3 28 (0.99%) Web Services
4 27 (0.95%) X-Windows
5 23 (0.81%) JSON
6 16 (0.56%) HTML
7 15 (0.53%) XML
8 14 (0.49%) Kafka
8 14 (0.49%) Middleware
8 14 (0.49%) RabbitMQ
9 12 (0.42%) SOAP
10 11 (0.39%) Apache NiFi
10 11 (0.39%) LDAP
11 10 (0.35%) FIX Protocol
11 10 (0.35%) REST
12 9 (0.32%) COM
13 8 (0.28%) .NET Framework
13 8 (0.28%) ASP.NET
14 7 (0.25%) CSS
15 6 (0.21%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 191 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
2 189 (6.66%) Self-Motivation
3 158 (5.57%) Management Information System
4 154 (5.42%) Data Centre
5 140 (4.93%) iPhone
6 103 (3.63%) Fat Client
6 103 (3.63%) Thin Client
7 98 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
8 93 (3.28%) Blackberry
9 64 (2.25%) iPad
10 62 (2.18%) Smartphone
11 59 (2.08%) Driving Licence
12 42 (1.48%) User Experience
13 37 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
13 37 (1.30%) Public Cloud
14 31 (1.09%) Clustering
15 25 (0.88%) Client/Server
16 24 (0.85%) EPoS
17 19 (0.67%) Hedge funds
18 18 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2,839 (100.00%) Windows
2 1,917 (67.52%) Windows 10
3 1,024 (36.07%) Windows Server
4 859 (30.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 729 (25.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 623 (21.94%) Windows 8
7 261 (9.19%) Linux
8 171 (6.02%) Apple iOS
9 163 (5.74%) Android
10 153 (5.39%) Windows Server 2003
11 128 (4.51%) Windows XP
12 126 (4.44%) Mac OS X
13 71 (2.50%) Mac OS
14 55 (1.94%) Unix
15 45 (1.59%) CentOS
16 41 (1.44%) Ubuntu
17 26 (0.92%) Windows 2000
18 16 (0.56%) Windows Vista
19 13 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 13 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 921 (32.44%) ITIL
2 401 (14.12%) Problem-Solving
3 223 (7.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 209 (7.36%) Service Management
5 206 (7.26%) Service Delivery
6 169 (5.95%) Migration
7 156 (5.49%) ITSM
8 141 (4.97%) Application Packaging
9 124 (4.37%) Stakeholder Management
10 114 (4.02%) Mentoring
11 113 (3.98%) Continuous Improvement
11 113 (3.98%) Mobile Device Management
12 107 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
12 107 (3.77%) Incident Management
12 107 (3.77%) Patch Management
13 103 (3.63%) Project Management
14 102 (3.59%) ITIL V3
15 101 (3.56%) High Availability
16 98 (3.45%) Information Security
17 89 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 400 (14.09%) PowerShell
2 264 (9.30%) SQL
3 146 (5.14%) VBScript
4 70 (2.47%) VB
5 59 (2.08%) C#
6 33 (1.16%) C
7 32 (1.13%) Bash Shell
8 31 (1.09%) Python
9 24 (0.85%) Java
10 18 (0.63%) C++
10 18 (0.63%) PHP
11 15 (0.53%) Ruby
12 12 (0.42%) T-SQL
13 10 (0.35%) VBA
14 9 (0.32%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.21%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.18%) Perl
17 4 (0.14%) JavaScript
18 1 (0.035%) AppleScript
18 1 (0.035%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 409 (14.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 225 (7.93%) MCSE
3 190 (6.69%) Degree
4 170 (5.99%) MCP
5 150 (5.28%) Security Cleared
6 133 (4.68%) MCSA
7 118 (4.16%) SC Cleared
8 92 (3.24%) ITIL Certification
9 79 (2.78%) DV Cleared
10 71 (2.50%) A+ Certification
11 63 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
12 62 (2.18%) MCDST
13 57 (2.01%) MCITP
14 56 (1.97%) CCNA
15 50 (1.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 46 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
17 31 (1.09%) MCTS
18 25 (0.88%) Network+ Certification
19 22 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 19 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 364 (12.82%) SLA
2 59 (2.08%) GDPR
3 20 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.35%) COBIT
5 10 (0.35%) QA
6 6 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.070%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.070%) HL7
7 2 (0.070%) PMO
8 1 (0.035%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.035%) GAMP
8 1 (0.035%) GMP
8 1 (0.035%) GxP
8 1 (0.035%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,891 (66.61%) Active Directory
2 456 (16.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 343 (12.08%) Hyper-V
4 176 (6.20%) XenApp
5 118 (4.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 117 (4.12%) XenDesktop
7 116 (4.09%) VMware ESXi
8 73 (2.57%) vSphere
9 58 (2.04%) BitLocker
10 50 (1.76%) Virtual Desktop
11 46 (1.62%) Terminal Services
12 32 (1.13%) Terminal Server
13 30 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
14 24 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
15 21 (0.74%) XenServer
16 18 (0.63%) Docker
16 18 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
17 17 (0.60%) pfSense
18 15 (0.53%) Firmware
18 15 (0.53%) LXC
Systems Management
1 588 (20.71%) SCCM
2 163 (5.74%) WSUS
3 82 (2.89%) Backup Exec
4 72 (2.54%) AirWatch
5 58 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
6 56 (1.97%) SCOM
7 48 (1.69%) vRealize
8 39 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
9 34 (1.20%) SCOrch
10 31 (1.09%) Perfmon
11 26 (0.92%) SCVMM
12 25 (0.88%) IBM BigFix
13 24 (0.85%) vCenter Server
14 22 (0.77%) XenMobile
14 22 (0.77%) ZABBIX
15 21 (0.74%) vRealize Orchestrator
16 16 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 13 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
18 12 (0.42%) ServiceCenter
19 11 (0.39%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 1,660 (58.47%) Microsoft
2 665 (23.42%) VMware
3 638 (22.47%) Citrix
4 390 (13.74%) Cisco
5 236 (8.31%) Apple
6 205 (7.22%) HP
7 120 (4.23%) Symantec
8 118 (4.16%) Ivanti
9 104 (3.66%) Dell
10 74 (2.61%) SonicWALL
11 70 (2.47%) McAfee
12 69 (2.43%) IBM
12 69 (2.43%) Veeam
13 66 (2.32%) Avaya
14 65 (2.29%) Adobe
14 65 (2.29%) iManage
15 63 (2.22%) Google
15 63 (2.22%) Oracle
16 57 (2.01%) Lotus
16 57 (2.01%) Remedy