Period
to 23 October 2017

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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
UK > England
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 152 145
Rank change year-on-year -9 -7 -26
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 3671 4038 4684
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.23% 2.26% 2.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.92% 9.04% 8.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3113 3490 4102
England median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% -1.63%
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,750 £20,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £48,750 £48,000
UK median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year - +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 41169 44689 54463
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 25.01% 24.97% 26.48%
Number of salaries quoted 33320 38224 46361
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.56% +5.29%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,001
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

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 23 October 2017.

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 23 October 2017. 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 -17 1685 £34,000 +4.62% 58
South East -16 667 £27,500 -3.51% 51
North of England +11 494 £26,500 -3.64% 38
Midlands -7 318 £26,500 +1.92% 21
North West +21 272 £25,000 -3.85% 20
East of England +34 271 £30,000 +13.21% 11
South West +23 248 £26,000 -5.45% 13
Yorkshire -1 213 £27,500 - 17
West Midlands -29 181 £26,500 +1.92% 10
East Midlands +27 137 £25,000 - 11
North East +21 9 £27,500 -4.35% 1
Windows 7
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 3671 (100.00%) Windows
2 2411 (65.68%) Active Directory
3 2239 (60.99%) Microsoft
4 1807 (49.22%) Windows 10
5 1471 (40.07%) Microsoft Office
6 1424 (38.79%) Windows Server
7 1296 (35.30%) MS Exchange
8 1185 (32.28%) Office 365
9 1141 (31.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 1114 (30.35%) VMware
11 1088 (29.64%) ITIL
12 1061 (28.90%) Windows Server 2012
13 970 (26.42%) Citrix
14 926 (25.22%) Windows 8
15 708 (19.29%) Finance
16 685 (18.66%) DNS
17 675 (18.39%) Exchange Server 2010
18 662 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
19 620 (16.89%) SCCM
20 613 (16.70%) Firewall
21 606 (16.51%) Microsoft Certification
22 576 (15.69%) DHCP
23 531 (14.46%) Cisco
24 519 (14.14%) TCP/IP
25 518 (14.11%) LAN
26 477 (12.99%) Hyper-V
27 471 (12.83%) SQL
28 467 (12.72%) WAN
29 457 (12.45%) SQL Server
30 430 (11.71%) PowerShell

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 1296 (35.30%) MS Exchange
2 675 (18.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 312 (8.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 298 (8.12%) Skype for Business
5 286 (7.79%) SharePoint
6 189 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2007
7 146 (3.98%) IIS
8 109 (2.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 63 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
10 40 (1.09%) IBM Notes
11 37 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
12 28 (0.76%) Tomcat
13 25 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
14 21 (0.57%) CMS
15 19 (0.52%) Confluence
16 17 (0.46%) JBoss
16 17 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
17 16 (0.44%) Apache
18 8 (0.22%) IBM Domino
18 8 (0.22%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1471 (40.07%) Microsoft Office
2 171 (4.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 100 (2.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (0.71%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.35%) Acrobat
6 10 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (0.27%) AutoCAD
7 9 (0.25%) Maya
8 7 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
8 7 (0.19%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.16%) Houdini
9 6 (0.16%) NUKE
10 5 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
11 4 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
12 3 (0.082%) CINEMA 4D
12 3 (0.082%) Revit
12 3 (0.082%) Vectorworks
13 2 (0.054%) InCopy
13 2 (0.054%) InDesign
14 1 (0.027%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 35 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.38%) Visualfiles
3 13 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
4 11 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.25%) Eikon
6 6 (0.16%) assyst
6 6 (0.16%) iTrent
6 6 (0.16%) ResourceLink
6 6 (0.16%) thinkFolio
7 5 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.14%) Sage 200
8 4 (0.11%) Workday HCM
9 3 (0.082%) Epicor Tropos
10 2 (0.054%) Misys Opics
10 2 (0.054%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.054%) Softmar
10 2 (0.054%) SystmOne
11 1 (0.027%) Magento
11 1 (0.027%) SAP BPC
11 1 (0.027%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 1185 (32.28%) Office 365
2 280 (7.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 153 (4.17%) IaaS
4 83 (2.26%) Mimecast
5 74 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
6 51 (1.39%) OneDrive
7 40 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
8 38 (1.04%) PaaS
9 31 (0.84%) SaaS
10 27 (0.74%) G Suite
11 21 (0.57%) Dropbox
12 11 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
13 8 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (0.22%) OpenDNS
14 6 (0.16%) Oracle Service Cloud
14 6 (0.16%) Yammer
15 4 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
15 4 (0.11%) Amazon S3
15 4 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
15 4 (0.11%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 685 (18.66%) DNS
2 613 (16.70%) Firewall
3 576 (15.69%) DHCP
4 519 (14.14%) TCP/IP
5 518 (14.11%) LAN
6 467 (12.72%) WAN
7 424 (11.55%) VPN
8 343 (9.34%) SAN
9 271 (7.38%) Skype
10 200 (5.45%) Wireless
11 182 (4.96%) VoIP
12 179 (4.88%) VLAN
13 164 (4.47%) Internet
14 98 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
15 97 (2.64%) Remote Desktop
16 87 (2.37%) MPLS
17 51 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
18 42 (1.14%) NAS
19 39 (1.06%) IP Telephony
20 38 (1.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 457 (12.45%) SQL Server
2 161 (4.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 61 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 46 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 30 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
6 23 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
8 17 (0.46%) MySQL
9 15 (0.41%) Oracle Database
10 14 (0.38%) Relational Database
11 8 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.16%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (0.16%) MS Access
12 6 (0.16%) SQLPlus
13 5 (0.14%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (0.11%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.11%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 73 (1.99%) MSI
2 41 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 40 (1.09%) JIRA
4 39 (1.06%) InstallShield
5 31 (0.84%) Visual Studio
6 17 (0.46%) AdminStudio
7 12 (0.33%) Subversion
8 11 (0.30%) Git (software)
9 7 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (0.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.054%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.054%) NetBeans
11 2 (0.054%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.027%) Android Studio
12 1 (0.027%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.027%) Xcode
General
1 708 (19.29%) Finance
2 247 (6.73%) Legal
3 225 (6.13%) Law
4 206 (5.61%) Banking
5 136 (3.70%) Investment Banking
6 115 (3.13%) Telecoms
7 103 (2.81%) Retail Banking
8 79 (2.15%) Retail
9 70 (1.91%) Manufacturing
10 50 (1.36%) Back Office
11 48 (1.31%) Advertising
12 38 (1.04%) Marketing
13 28 (0.76%) Financial Institution
14 26 (0.71%) Automotive
15 24 (0.65%) Front Office
15 24 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
16 19 (0.52%) Publishing
17 17 (0.46%) Electronics
18 16 (0.44%) Billing
19 14 (0.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 1116 (30.40%) Analyst
2 767 (20.89%) Support Engineer
3 664 (18.09%) IT Support
4 646 (17.60%) Support Analyst
5 535 (14.57%) Desktop Support
6 491 (13.38%) 2nd Line Support
7 403 (10.98%) Service Analyst
8 390 (10.62%) Service Desk Analyst
9 327 (8.91%) IT Engineer
10 307 (8.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 279 (7.60%) IT Analyst
12 256 (6.97%) Desktop Engineer
13 250 (6.81%) IT Support Engineer
14 231 (6.29%) IT Support Analyst
15 229 (6.24%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 226 (6.16%) 1st Line Support
17 213 (5.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 207 (5.64%) 1st/2nd Line Support
19 194 (5.28%) Desktop Support Engineer
20 181 (4.93%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (2.23%) .NET
2 64 (1.74%) HTML
3 58 (1.58%) CSS
4 48 (1.31%) Software Packaging
4 48 (1.31%) Web Services
5 40 (1.09%) ASP.NET
6 25 (0.68%) .NET Framework
7 23 (0.63%) 802.1X
8 21 (0.57%) AngularJS
9 19 (0.52%) JSON
10 18 (0.49%) ASP.NET Web API
10 18 (0.49%) WCF
11 17 (0.46%) HTML5
12 15 (0.41%) J2EE
12 15 (0.41%) jQuery
13 13 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (0.35%) SOAP
13 13 (0.35%) WSH
14 12 (0.33%) XML
15 10 (0.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 322 (8.77%) Blackberry
2 202 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
3 159 (4.33%) User Experience
4 147 (4.00%) Driving Licence
5 146 (3.98%) iPhone
6 109 (2.97%) Management Information System
7 100 (2.72%) Video Conferencing
8 95 (2.59%) iPad
9 94 (2.56%) Computer Science
9 94 (2.56%) Data Centre
10 86 (2.34%) Smartphone
11 71 (1.93%) Hedge funds
12 56 (1.53%) Fat Client
12 56 (1.53%) Thin Client
13 40 (1.09%) Replication
14 35 (0.95%) N-Tier
15 34 (0.93%) e-Learning
16 26 (0.71%) EPoS
17 24 (0.65%) Clustering
18 22 (0.60%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3671 (100.00%) Windows
2 1807 (49.22%) Windows 10
3 1424 (38.79%) Windows Server
4 1141 (31.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1061 (28.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 926 (25.22%) Windows 8
7 316 (8.61%) Mac OS X
8 305 (8.31%) Android
9 296 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
10 259 (7.06%) Apple iOS
11 252 (6.86%) Windows XP
12 238 (6.48%) Linux
13 86 (2.34%) Mac OS
14 85 (2.32%) Windows Vista
15 45 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 45 (1.23%) Windows Phone
16 41 (1.12%) Unix
17 34 (0.93%) CentOS
18 32 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
19 20 (0.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1088 (29.64%) ITIL
2 306 (8.34%) Service Management
3 194 (5.28%) Asset Management
4 168 (4.58%) Service Delivery
5 147 (4.00%) Problem Management
6 134 (3.65%) Change Management
6 134 (3.65%) Incident Management
7 129 (3.51%) Mentoring
8 119 (3.24%) Disaster Recovery
9 110 (3.00%) Wealth Management
10 109 (2.97%) ITIL V3
11 106 (2.89%) CRM
12 100 (2.72%) Migration
13 99 (2.70%) Application Packaging
14 93 (2.53%) Project Management
15 90 (2.45%) Patch Management
16 86 (2.34%) Time Management
17 83 (2.26%) Root Cause Analysis
18 75 (2.04%) Mobile Device Management
19 74 (2.02%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 471 (12.83%) SQL
2 430 (11.71%) PowerShell
3 106 (2.89%) VBScript
4 102 (2.78%) C#
5 71 (1.93%) JavaScript
6 70 (1.91%) VB
7 65 (1.77%) T-SQL
8 55 (1.50%) Java
9 54 (1.47%) C
10 44 (1.20%) Python
11 33 (0.90%) Perl
12 26 (0.71%) PHP
13 24 (0.65%) C++
14 21 (0.57%) Bash Shell
15 15 (0.41%) PL/SQL
16 13 (0.35%) VBA
17 12 (0.33%) Ruby
18 9 (0.25%) VB.NET
19 6 (0.16%) Shell Script
20 4 (0.11%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 606 (16.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 354 (9.64%) MCSE
3 334 (9.10%) Degree
4 252 (6.86%) MCP
5 156 (4.25%) Cisco Certification
6 155 (4.22%) MCSA
7 148 (4.03%) CCNA
8 142 (3.87%) Citrix Certification
9 117 (3.19%) Security Cleared
10 111 (3.02%) CCA
11 105 (2.86%) SC Cleared
12 102 (2.78%) MCITP
13 84 (2.29%) MCTS
14 81 (2.21%) MCDST
15 61 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
16 57 (1.55%) A+ Certification
17 53 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 42 (1.14%) DV Cleared
19 35 (0.95%) DBS Check
20 31 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 425 (11.58%) SLA
2 38 (1.04%) PCI DSS
3 32 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
4 11 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 10 (0.27%) QA
6 8 (0.22%) PMO
7 3 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.054%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.027%) COBIT
9 1 (0.027%) GAMP
9 1 (0.027%) GDPR
9 1 (0.027%) GMP
9 1 (0.027%) GxP
9 1 (0.027%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.027%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.027%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.027%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2411 (65.68%) Active Directory
2 662 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 477 (12.99%) Hyper-V
4 297 (8.09%) XenApp
5 250 (6.81%) XenDesktop
6 146 (3.98%) vSphere
7 118 (3.21%) VMware ESXi
8 111 (3.02%) Microsoft App-V
9 67 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
10 60 (1.63%) Terminal Services
11 53 (1.44%) Virtual Desktop
12 47 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
13 33 (0.90%) Terminal Server
14 30 (0.82%) VirtualBox
15 27 (0.74%) XenServer
16 25 (0.68%) BitLocker
17 21 (0.57%) NFS
18 19 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
19 18 (0.49%) DFS Replication
20 17 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 620 (16.89%) SCCM
2 139 (3.79%) AirWatch
3 101 (2.75%) WSUS
4 97 (2.64%) Backup Exec
5 64 (1.74%) Norton AntiVirus
6 53 (1.44%) Microsoft Intune
7 38 (1.04%) SCOM
8 33 (0.90%) vCenter Server
9 23 (0.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 22 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 22 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 21 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 21 (0.57%) XenMobile
12 20 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
13 17 (0.46%) NetBackup
14 15 (0.41%) SCOrch
15 14 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
16 12 (0.33%) WMI
17 11 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 10 (0.27%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 2239 (60.99%) Microsoft
2 1114 (30.35%) VMware
3 970 (26.42%) Citrix
4 531 (14.46%) Cisco
5 353 (9.62%) Apple
6 309 (8.42%) HP
7 160 (4.36%) AppSense
8 154 (4.20%) McAfee
8 154 (4.20%) ServiceNow
9 150 (4.09%) Veeam
10 147 (4.00%) Dell
11 129 (3.51%) Symantec
12 107 (2.91%) iManage
13 106 (2.89%) Reuters
14 102 (2.78%) Bloomberg
15 95 (2.59%) Oracle
16 91 (2.48%) Avaya
17 71 (1.93%) Sophos
18 65 (1.77%) Adobe
18 65 (1.77%) Remedy