Period
to 21 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 21 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 219 144 160
Rank change year-on-year -75 +16 -32
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 104 53 201
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.01% 1.35% 1.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.36% 6.25% 8.19%
Number of salaries quoted 80 45 163
10th Percentile £20,750 £21,000 £20,000
25th Percentile £22,500 £22,750 £21,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £27,000 £29,000 £27,500
Median % change year-on-year -6.90% +5.45% +5.77%
75th Percentile £35,250 £47,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £47,625 £60,000 £54,750
England median annual salary £30,000 £36,125 £30,000
% change year-on-year -16.96% +20.42% -

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 the Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,939 848 2,453
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 18.87% 21.63% 21.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,480 686 1,927
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,750 £23,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.30% +8.75% +6.67%
75th Percentile £53,750 £55,938 £50,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £64,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in the Midlands

Windows 7
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows 7 in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Windows 7 in the Midlands

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows 7 in the Midlands over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Windows 7 in the Midlands

Windows 7
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 September 2021. 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
East Midlands -36 58 £27,500 - 12
West Midlands -86 45 £25,750 -21.97% 16
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 104 (100.00%) Windows
2 100 (96.15%) Windows 10
3 85 (81.73%) Active Directory
4 66 (63.46%) Microsoft
5 58 (55.77%) Microsoft Office
5 58 (55.77%) Microsoft 365
6 49 (47.12%) Windows Server
7 38 (36.54%) ITIL
8 36 (34.62%) Windows 8
9 35 (33.65%) SQL
10 32 (30.77%) Social Skills
11 27 (25.96%) VPN
12 26 (25.00%) SQL Server
13 25 (24.04%) Problem-Solving
14 23 (22.12%) DNS
15 21 (20.19%) SCCM
16 20 (19.23%) Firewall
17 19 (18.27%) VMware
17 19 (18.27%) Skype
18 18 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
18 18 (17.31%) Citrix
19 17 (16.35%) Apple
19 17 (16.35%) Windows Server 2012
20 16 (15.38%) DHCP
20 16 (15.38%) Management Information System
21 15 (14.42%) HP
22 14 (13.46%) Dell
22 14 (13.46%) Cisco
23 13 (12.50%) Windows XP
23 13 (12.50%) Law

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 12 (11.54%) nginx
2 11 (10.58%) Skype for Business
3 9 (8.65%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.77%) CMS
4 6 (5.77%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.92%) IIS
6 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 58 (55.77%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (11.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (11.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (5.77%) InDesign
3 6 (5.77%) Photoshop
3 6 (5.77%) Siemens NX
3 6 (5.77%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Shopify
1 6 (5.77%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.96%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 58 (55.77%) Microsoft 365
2 6 (5.77%) Cloudflare
2 6 (5.77%) GitHub
3 5 (4.81%) Azure
4 3 (2.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.92%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.96%) AWS
6 1 (0.96%) Azure Storage
6 1 (0.96%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.96%) SaaS
6 1 (0.96%) Slack
6 1 (0.96%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 27 (25.96%) VPN
2 23 (22.12%) DNS
3 20 (19.23%) Firewall
4 19 (18.27%) Skype
5 16 (15.38%) DHCP
6 10 (9.62%) Wireless
7 9 (8.65%) WAN
8 8 (7.69%) LAN
9 7 (6.73%) Internet
9 7 (6.73%) Remote Desktop
10 6 (5.77%) Asterisk PBX
10 6 (5.77%) Reverse Proxy
11 5 (4.81%) TCP/IP
12 4 (3.85%) Network Security
13 3 (2.88%) SAN
14 2 (1.92%) Cisco IOS
14 2 (1.92%) SMTP
14 2 (1.92%) VLAN
14 2 (1.92%) WLAN
15 1 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.96%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Cactus
1 6 (5.77%) Git (software)
1 6 (5.77%) gulp
1 6 (5.77%) JIRA
1 6 (5.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 6 (5.77%) webpack
General
1 32 (30.77%) Social Skills
2 13 (12.50%) Law
3 9 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.65%) Documentation Skills
3 9 (8.65%) Manufacturing
4 8 (7.69%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 7 (6.73%) Organisational Skills
6 6 (5.77%) Retail
7 3 (2.88%) Presentation Skills
8 2 (1.92%) Legal
9 1 (0.96%) Finance
9 1 (0.96%) German Language
9 1 (0.96%) Publishing
9 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (27.88%) Analyst
2 21 (20.19%) Desktop Support
3 19 (18.27%) IT Analyst
4 18 (17.31%) Support Analyst
5 13 (12.50%) IT Support
6 12 (11.54%) Support Engineer
7 11 (10.58%) Service Analyst
7 11 (10.58%) Service Desk Analyst
7 11 (10.58%) Technical Support
8 10 (9.62%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (9.62%) IT Engineer
9 9 (8.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (8.65%) IT Support Analyst
10 7 (6.73%) Desktop Specialist
10 7 (6.73%) Desktop Support Specialist
10 7 (6.73%) Senior Desktop Support
10 7 (6.73%) Senior Technical Support
10 7 (6.73%) Support Specialist
11 6 (5.77%) Operations Engineer
11 6 (5.77%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.77%) Ajax
1 6 (5.77%) COM
1 6 (5.77%) CSS
1 6 (5.77%) HTML
1 6 (5.77%) jQuery
1 6 (5.77%) JSON
1 6 (5.77%) Laravel
1 6 (5.77%) Node.js
1 6 (5.77%) PHP-FPM
1 6 (5.77%) Sass
1 6 (5.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 6 (5.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 10 (9.62%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (6.73%) Fat Client
3 7 (6.73%) Thin Client
4 6 (5.77%) Blog
4 6 (5.77%) CCTV
5 4 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.88%) CMDB
6 3 (2.88%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.88%) Replication
7 2 (1.92%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.96%) iPad
8 1 (0.96%) Life Science
8 1 (0.96%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 104 (100.00%) Windows
2 100 (96.15%) Windows 10
3 49 (47.12%) Windows Server
4 36 (34.62%) Windows 8
5 18 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (16.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (12.50%) Windows XP
8 10 (9.62%) Linux
8 10 (9.62%) Windows Server 2019
9 9 (8.65%) Windows Server 2016
10 6 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (4.81%) Unix
12 3 (2.88%) Android
12 3 (2.88%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.92%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.92%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.96%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (36.54%) ITIL
2 25 (24.04%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (12.50%) Application Packaging
4 10 (9.62%) Break/Fix
4 10 (9.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 10 (9.62%) Problem Management
4 10 (9.62%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (8.65%) Asset Management
5 9 (8.65%) Migration
6 8 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 7 (6.73%) Line Management
8 6 (5.77%) Computer Science
8 6 (5.77%) Data Validation
8 6 (5.77%) E-Commerce
8 6 (5.77%) Mathematics
8 6 (5.77%) OOP
8 6 (5.77%) PLM
8 6 (5.77%) SEO
8 6 (5.77%) Validation
8 6 (5.77%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (33.65%) SQL
2 6 (5.77%) JavaScript
2 6 (5.77%) PHP
3 2 (1.92%) C#
3 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (5.77%) A+ Certification
1 6 (5.77%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (5.77%) Degree
2 2 (1.92%) MCP
2 2 (1.92%) MCSA
2 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.96%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.96%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.69%) SLA
2 2 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.96%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.96%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.96%) GDPR
3 1 (0.96%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.96%) QA
3 1 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 85 (81.73%) Active Directory
2 13 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.65%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (3.85%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.96%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.96%) vSphere
6 1 (0.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (20.19%) SCCM
2 10 (9.62%) AirWatch
2 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (5.77%) HAProxy
3 6 (5.77%) Nagios
4 3 (2.88%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.88%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.92%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.92%) WSUS
6 1 (0.96%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.96%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 66 (63.46%) Microsoft
2 19 (18.27%) VMware
3 18 (17.31%) Citrix
4 17 (16.35%) Apple
5 15 (14.42%) HP
6 14 (13.46%) Cisco
6 14 (13.46%) Dell
7 11 (10.58%) ServiceNow
7 11 (10.58%) Symantec
8 8 (7.69%) Toshiba
9 7 (6.73%) Veeam
10 6 (5.77%) Adobe
10 6 (5.77%) Google
10 6 (5.77%) NetApp
10 6 (5.77%) Oracle
10 6 (5.77%) SAP
10 6 (5.77%) Siemens
11 5 (4.81%) Sophos
12 4 (3.85%) SonicWALL
13 3 (2.88%) McAfee