Period
to 20 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
England > South East
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 204 116 164
Rank change year-on-year -88 +48 -17
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 87 717 616
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.06% 2.76% 2.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.41% 10.88% 8.32%
Number of salaries quoted 57 567 552
Median annual salary £44,250 £28,400 £26,880
Median salary % change year-on-year +55.81% +5.66% +1.43%
10th Percentile £23,900 £20,000 £19,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £57,500 £47,500
England median annual salary £37,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% - -

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 the South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,974 6,589 7,405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 24.12% 25.35% 25.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,603 5,369 6,085
Median annual salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +3.66%
10th Percentile £28,000 £24,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in the South East

Windows 7
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Windows 7 in the South East

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows 7 in the South East over the 6 months to 20 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Windows 7 in the South East

Windows 7
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 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
Thames Valley -5 28 £47,500 +43.83% 8
Hampshire -13 28 £37,500 +41.51% 10
Surrey -16 21 £45,000 +50.00% 2
Oxfordshire +43 14 £47,500 +43.72% 2
Berkshire +39 7 £38,750 +33.62% 5
Buckinghamshire -3 7 £26,750 -19.55% 1
Kent +8 6 £34,500 +53.33% 1
West Sussex -1 3 £45,000 +5.88% 1
East Sussex +50 1 £27,500 -63.33%
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 South East region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (71.26%) Microsoft
3 60 (68.97%) Windows 10
4 50 (57.47%) Active Directory
5 43 (49.43%) Windows Server
6 42 (48.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 40 (45.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 40 (45.98%) VMware
8 37 (42.53%) Office 365
9 35 (40.23%) Windows 8
9 35 (40.23%) VMware Infrastructure
10 34 (39.08%) Windows Server 2016
11 33 (37.93%) Azure
12 31 (35.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 30 (34.48%) Hyper-V
14 28 (32.18%) DNS
15 26 (29.89%) MS Exchange
16 24 (27.59%) DHCP
17 23 (26.44%) Project Delivery
18 21 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
19 20 (22.99%) Microsoft Certification
20 18 (20.69%) Linux
21 17 (19.54%) MCSE
22 16 (18.39%) Microsoft Office
22 16 (18.39%) Citrix
22 16 (18.39%) VMware ESXi
23 15 (17.24%) Red Hat
23 15 (17.24%) Oracle
23 15 (17.24%) Windows Server 2019
24 14 (16.09%) Security Cleared

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 26 (29.89%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (3.45%) IIS
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (3.45%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (18.39%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 37 (42.53%) Office 365
2 33 (37.93%) Azure
3 11 (12.64%) AWS
4 3 (3.45%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.15%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 28 (32.18%) DNS
2 24 (27.59%) DHCP
3 9 (10.34%) Firewall
4 8 (9.20%) SAN
4 8 (9.20%) TCP/IP
5 6 (6.90%) Skype
6 3 (3.45%) LAN
6 3 (3.45%) VLAN
6 3 (3.45%) VoIP
6 3 (3.45%) WAN
6 3 (3.45%) Wireless
7 2 (2.30%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.30%) NAS
7 2 (2.30%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (2.30%) VPN
8 1 (1.15%) HTTP
8 1 (1.15%) Intranet
8 1 (1.15%) SMTP
8 1 (1.15%) SSH
8 1 (1.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.64%) Oracle Database
3 8 (9.20%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (9.20%) Oracle Database 12c
3 8 (9.20%) RDBMS
3 8 (9.20%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (3.45%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.15%) JIRA
General
1 4 (4.60%) Back Office
2 2 (2.30%) Automotive
2 2 (2.30%) Law
2 2 (2.30%) Legal
2 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.15%) Finance
3 1 (1.15%) French Language
3 1 (1.15%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (20.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 18 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (16.09%) IT Engineer
3 13 (14.94%) Support Engineer
4 11 (12.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 11 (12.64%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (11.49%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (9.20%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (9.20%) Deskside Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) IT Support
8 6 (6.90%) Administrator
8 6 (6.90%) Consultant
8 6 (6.90%) Project Engineer
8 6 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.75%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (5.75%) Analyst
9 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Consultant
10 4 (4.60%) Oracle DBA
10 4 (4.60%) Service Analyst
10 4 (4.60%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.75%) .NET
2 3 (3.45%) .NET Framework
2 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.45%) CSS
2 3 (3.45%) DHTML
2 3 (3.45%) HTML
2 3 (3.45%) Web Services
2 3 (3.45%) XHTML
2 3 (3.45%) XML
3 2 (2.30%) LDAP
4 1 (1.15%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) Clustering
2 7 (8.05%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.60%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.45%) iPad
4 3 (3.45%) iPhone
4 3 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.45%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.30%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.30%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.30%) PKI
6 1 (1.15%) AS400
6 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Licensing
6 1 (1.15%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (68.97%) Windows 10
3 43 (49.43%) Windows Server
4 42 (48.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (45.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (40.23%) Windows 8
7 34 (39.08%) Windows Server 2016
8 21 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (20.69%) Linux
10 15 (17.24%) Windows Server 2019
11 10 (11.49%) Unix
12 6 (6.90%) CentOS
12 6 (6.90%) Windows XP
13 5 (5.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (3.45%) HPUX
14 3 (3.45%) Solaris
15 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
15 1 (1.15%) openSUSE
15 1 (1.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (35.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 23 (26.44%) Project Delivery
3 11 (12.64%) ITIL
3 11 (12.64%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (12.64%) Project Management
4 10 (11.49%) Problem Management
5 8 (9.20%) Security Patching
5 8 (9.20%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (8.05%) Break/Fix
6 7 (8.05%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (4.60%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (4.60%) DevOps
8 4 (4.60%) Information Security
8 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (4.60%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (4.60%) Server Management
8 4 (4.60%) Time Management
9 3 (3.45%) Application Packaging
9 3 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.79%) PowerShell
2 11 (12.64%) Shell Script
3 9 (10.34%) SQL
4 6 (6.90%) Perl
5 5 (5.75%) C#
6 3 (3.45%) Java
6 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.45%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.45%) VB
6 3 (3.45%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.45%) VB6
7 2 (2.30%) C
7 2 (2.30%) Delphi
7 2 (2.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (22.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (19.54%) MCSE
3 14 (16.09%) Security Cleared
4 11 (12.64%) SC Cleared
5 7 (8.05%) MCSA
6 5 (5.75%) MCP
7 3 (3.45%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.30%) DBS Check
8 2 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.30%) LFCE
8 2 (2.30%) LFCS
8 2 (2.30%) Linux+ Certification
8 2 (2.30%) RHCE
8 2 (2.30%) RHCSA
8 2 (2.30%) VCAP
9 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.15%) Degree
9 1 (1.15%) HND
9 1 (1.15%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.20%) SLA
2 3 (3.45%) GDPR
3 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (57.47%) Active Directory
2 35 (40.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (34.48%) Hyper-V
4 16 (18.39%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (12.64%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (5.75%) vSphere
6 5 (5.75%) XenApp
7 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (3.45%) Terminal Services
7 3 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (2.30%) VirtualBox
8 2 (2.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (14.94%) SCCM
2 10 (11.49%) Backup Exec
3 9 (10.34%) Ansible
4 8 (9.20%) NetBackup
4 8 (9.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 8 (9.20%) Oracle RMAN
4 8 (9.20%) SCOrch
5 5 (5.75%) Puppet
5 5 (5.75%) Terraform
6 4 (4.60%) Data Guard
7 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (3.45%) SCOM
8 2 (2.30%) WSUS
9 1 (1.15%) MOM
Vendors
1 62 (71.26%) Microsoft
2 40 (45.98%) VMware
3 16 (18.39%) Citrix
4 15 (17.24%) Oracle
4 15 (17.24%) Red Hat
5 11 (12.64%) Cisco
5 11 (12.64%) Veeam
6 7 (8.05%) Dell
7 6 (6.90%) HP
8 3 (3.45%) Apple
8 3 (3.45%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.30%) Ivanti
9 2 (2.30%) Mitel
9 2 (2.30%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.30%) Sony
9 2 (2.30%) Symantec
10 1 (1.15%) Forcepoint
10 1 (1.15%) IBM
10 1 (1.15%) Panasonic
10 1 (1.15%) Sybase