Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
UK > England
6 months to
25 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 340 172 159
Rank change year-on-year -168 -13 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 386 2,669 3,362
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.86% 2.05% 2.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.03% 8.92% 9.34%
Number of salaries quoted 320 2,277 3,014
Median annual salary £36,625 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.08% - -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,400 £56,250
UK median annual salary £36,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -

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 9,581 29,914 35,992
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.33% 23.02% 23.03%
Number of salaries quoted 7,925 23,818 29,264
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -130 144 £45,000 +38.46% 16
South East -69 86 £37,500 +32.04% 20
North of England -18 55 £26,000 +1.96% 20
Midlands +4 45 £28,875 +5.00% 12
East of England +10 33 £35,500 +20.34% 10
West Midlands +31 25 £41,000 +49.09% 6
North West -8 23 £32,500 +18.18% 8
South West -40 22 £30,000 +7.14% 6
East Midlands +35 20 £25,500 -6.42% 6
Yorkshire +47 19 £26,000 +4.00% 9
North East +20 13 £23,250 +8.14% 3
Windows 7
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 386 (100.00%) Windows
2 297 (76.94%) Windows 10
3 248 (64.25%) Active Directory
4 235 (60.88%) Microsoft
5 182 (47.15%) Office 365
6 173 (44.82%) Windows Server
7 132 (34.20%) VMware
8 119 (30.83%) Microsoft Office
9 117 (30.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 112 (29.02%) Windows Server 2008
11 105 (27.20%) Windows Server 2016
12 100 (25.91%) Azure
13 97 (25.13%) VMware Infrastructure
14 96 (24.87%) DNS
15 93 (24.09%) SCCM
16 92 (23.83%) PowerShell
17 91 (23.58%) ITIL
18 88 (22.80%) MS Exchange
18 88 (22.80%) Windows 8
19 84 (21.76%) DHCP
20 78 (20.21%) Cisco
21 76 (19.69%) HP
22 68 (17.62%) Firewall
23 67 (17.36%) Hyper-V
24 65 (16.84%) TCP/IP
25 64 (16.58%) Microsoft Certification
26 63 (16.32%) Citrix
26 63 (16.32%) Finance
26 63 (16.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
27 56 (14.51%) 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 88 (22.80%) MS Exchange
2 32 (8.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (6.48%) SharePoint
4 23 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 20 (5.18%) Skype for Business
6 11 (2.85%) IIS
7 9 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.78%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 119 (30.83%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (6.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (2.85%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.78%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.26%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.30%) Salerio
2 1 (0.26%) Endur
2 1 (0.26%) Q-Pulse
2 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 182 (47.15%) Office 365
2 100 (25.91%) Azure
3 33 (8.55%) AWS
4 26 (6.74%) Mimecast
5 15 (3.89%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (1.04%) G Suite
7 3 (0.78%) IaaS
7 3 (0.78%) PaaS
7 3 (0.78%) Power Platform
7 3 (0.78%) SaaS
8 2 (0.52%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.26%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 96 (24.87%) DNS
2 84 (21.76%) DHCP
3 68 (17.62%) Firewall
4 65 (16.84%) TCP/IP
5 56 (14.51%) VPN
6 46 (11.92%) LAN
7 42 (10.88%) SAN
8 41 (10.62%) WAN
9 25 (6.48%) Remote Desktop
10 23 (5.96%) Internet
11 22 (5.70%) VoIP
11 22 (5.70%) Wireless
12 20 (5.18%) Skype
13 17 (4.40%) NetScaler
14 14 (3.63%) VLAN
15 11 (2.85%) Cisco IOS
16 10 (2.59%) Network Security
17 8 (2.07%) Cisco ASA
18 7 (1.81%) Unified Communications
18 7 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.37%) Amazon RDS
2 13 (3.37%) Oracle Database
3 8 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (2.07%) Oracle Database 12c
3 8 (2.07%) RDBMS
3 8 (2.07%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.81%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.78%) Power BI
6 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.52%) Blockchain
7 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.26%) MS Access
8 1 (0.26%) MySQL
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (3.11%) JIRA
2 3 (0.78%) MSI
2 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (0.78%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.52%) Bitbucket Server
3 2 (0.52%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.26%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 63 (16.32%) Finance
2 10 (2.59%) Banking
3 7 (1.81%) Public Sector
4 6 (1.55%) Legal
4 6 (1.55%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.30%) Back Office
5 5 (1.30%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.04%) Retail
7 3 (0.78%) Law
8 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.52%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Advertising
9 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.26%) Automotive
9 1 (0.26%) French Language
9 1 (0.26%) Front Office
9 1 (0.26%) Games
9 1 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 88 (22.80%) Support Engineer
2 64 (16.58%) Analyst
2 64 (16.58%) IT Support
3 50 (12.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 48 (12.44%) IT Engineer
5 36 (9.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 31 (8.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 30 (7.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 29 (7.51%) Desktop Support
8 29 (7.51%) Support Analyst
9 28 (7.25%) Service Analyst
10 27 (6.99%) IT Support Engineer
10 27 (6.99%) Service Desk Analyst
11 21 (5.44%) Desktop Engineer
12 20 (5.18%) 3rd Line Support
12 20 (5.18%) Consultant
13 18 (4.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 18 (4.66%) Systems Engineer
14 17 (4.40%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
15 15 (3.89%) Deskside Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.85%) .NET
2 7 (1.81%) ODBC
3 5 (1.30%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (1.30%) Regular Expression
4 4 (1.04%) .NET Framework
4 4 (1.04%) Web Services
4 4 (1.04%) XML
5 3 (0.78%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.78%) CSS
5 3 (0.78%) DHTML
5 3 (0.78%) HTML
5 3 (0.78%) LDAP
5 3 (0.78%) XHTML
6 2 (0.52%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.26%) ActiveX
7 1 (0.26%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.26%) Kafka
7 1 (0.26%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.26%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (7.51%) Self-Motivation
3 24 (6.22%) Management Information System
4 17 (4.40%) Data Centre
5 15 (3.89%) Clustering
6 13 (3.37%) Blackberry
6 13 (3.37%) Smartphone
7 12 (3.11%) CMDB
8 11 (2.85%) Driving Licence
9 9 (2.33%) Fat Client
9 9 (2.33%) Thin Client
10 8 (2.07%) Client/Server
10 8 (2.07%) iPhone
11 7 (1.81%) AS400
11 7 (1.81%) PKI
12 5 (1.30%) Hedge funds
12 5 (1.30%) iPad
12 5 (1.30%) Replication
12 5 (1.30%) SWIFT
13 4 (1.04%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 386 (100.00%) Windows
2 297 (76.94%) Windows 10
3 173 (44.82%) Windows Server
4 117 (30.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 112 (29.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 105 (27.20%) Windows Server 2016
7 88 (22.80%) Windows 8
8 39 (10.10%) Linux
9 27 (6.99%) Windows Server 2019
10 26 (6.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 26 (6.74%) Windows XP
11 24 (6.22%) Unix
12 22 (5.70%) Android
13 20 (5.18%) Apple iOS
14 12 (3.11%) Mac OS X
15 8 (2.07%) CentOS
16 7 (1.81%) Mac OS
16 7 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 5 (1.30%) HPUX
17 5 (1.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (23.58%) ITIL
2 63 (16.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 35 (9.07%) Problem-Solving
4 30 (7.77%) Problem Management
5 27 (6.99%) Project Delivery
6 26 (6.74%) Service Delivery
7 25 (6.48%) Change Management
8 24 (6.22%) Project Management
9 23 (5.96%) Mobile Device Management
10 18 (4.66%) Incident Management
11 17 (4.40%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (4.15%) Break/Fix
12 16 (4.15%) Business Continuity
12 16 (4.15%) Infrastructure Management
12 16 (4.15%) Service Management
12 16 (4.15%) Technical Leadership
13 15 (3.89%) ISMS
13 15 (3.89%) Kalman Filter
13 15 (3.89%) Proactive Monitoring
14 14 (3.63%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 92 (23.83%) PowerShell
2 35 (9.07%) SQL
3 16 (4.15%) C
4 13 (3.37%) VBScript
5 11 (2.85%) Shell Script
6 8 (2.07%) VB
6 8 (2.07%) VBA
7 5 (1.30%) C#
7 5 (1.30%) Perl
8 3 (0.78%) Java
8 3 (0.78%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.78%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.78%) VB.NET
8 3 (0.78%) VB6
9 2 (0.52%) Delphi
9 2 (0.52%) Python
10 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 64 (16.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (11.92%) MCSE
3 39 (10.10%) Security Cleared
4 34 (8.81%) SC Cleared
5 30 (7.77%) MCP
5 30 (7.77%) MCSA
6 27 (6.99%) Degree
7 19 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (3.89%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (3.11%) CTC Cleared
10 9 (2.33%) CCNA
10 9 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
10 9 (2.33%) MCDST
11 7 (1.81%) DV Cleared
12 4 (1.04%) DBS Check
12 4 (1.04%) MCITP
12 4 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.78%) A+ Certification
13 3 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.52%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (11.92%) SLA
2 4 (1.04%) GDPR
3 2 (0.52%) QA
4 1 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 248 (64.25%) Active Directory
2 97 (25.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (17.36%) Hyper-V
4 27 (6.99%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (3.37%) XenApp
6 11 (2.85%) Virtual Servers
6 11 (2.85%) vSphere
7 9 (2.33%) VMware Workstation
7 9 (2.33%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (1.04%) VMware Server
10 3 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.78%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.52%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.52%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.26%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.26%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 93 (24.09%) SCCM
2 38 (9.84%) Microsoft Intune
3 25 (6.48%) Backup Exec
4 16 (4.15%) Single Sign-On
4 16 (4.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 15 (3.89%) WSUS
6 10 (2.59%) SCOM
7 9 (2.33%) Ansible
8 8 (2.07%) HP Data Protector
8 8 (2.07%) NetBackup
8 8 (2.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 8 (2.07%) Oracle RMAN
8 8 (2.07%) SCOrch
9 5 (1.30%) Nagios
9 5 (1.30%) Puppet
9 5 (1.30%) Terraform
10 4 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (1.04%) Data Guard
10 4 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (1.04%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 235 (60.88%) Microsoft
2 132 (34.20%) VMware
3 78 (20.21%) Cisco
4 76 (19.69%) HP
5 63 (16.32%) Citrix
6 43 (11.14%) Dell
7 26 (6.74%) Sophos
7 26 (6.74%) Veeam
8 23 (5.96%) Apple
9 22 (5.70%) Oracle
10 21 (5.44%) Symantec
11 18 (4.66%) SolarWinds
12 17 (4.40%) Red Hat
13 13 (3.37%) CheckPoint
14 12 (3.11%) Remedy
14 12 (3.11%) ServiceNow
15 10 (2.59%) Adobe
16 9 (2.33%) Google
16 9 (2.33%) Juniper
16 9 (2.33%) MobileIron