Period
to 28 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 28 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 192 161 176
Rank change year-on-year -31 +15 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 1,097 1,738 2,031
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.65% 2.09% 1.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.18% 8.75% 8.25%
Number of salaries quoted 924 1,466 1,725
Median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10th Percentile £19,670 £19,750 £19,250
90th Percentile £44,100 £48,750 £43,750
UK median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 15,271 19,870 24,627
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 22.96% 23.87% 24.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12,197 15,515 19,977
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £24,250 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% +3.45%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in the UK excluding London

Windows 7
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows 7 in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Windows 7 in the UK excluding London

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows 7 in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 28 March 2020.

Salary histogram for Windows 7 in the UK excluding London

Windows 7
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 28 March 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
South East -23 415 £27,500 - 69
North of England -9 206 £27,500 +5.77% 38
Midlands +10 172 £27,500 - 42
South West +15 139 £27,500 - 23
North West +5 133 £27,500 +3.77% 18
East Midlands +42 95 £31,000 +3.33% 14
East of England -85 82 £31,000 -0.80% 30
West Midlands -22 77 £23,500 -14.55% 28
Scotland +46 50 £22,500 -9.09% 10
Yorkshire -34 48 £30,000 +17.65% 14
Wales -18 29 £23,500 -2.08% 5
North East +6 25 £23,000 -20.69% 6
Channel Islands -2 4 £25,000 -25.37%
Windows 7
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 1,097 (100.00%) Windows
2 822 (74.93%) Windows 10
3 721 (65.72%) Active Directory
4 626 (57.06%) Microsoft
5 564 (51.41%) Office 365
6 398 (36.28%) Windows Server
7 379 (34.55%) Microsoft Office
8 311 (28.35%) ITIL
9 301 (27.44%) Windows 8
10 267 (24.34%) VMware
11 261 (23.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 258 (23.52%) Windows Server 2012
13 246 (22.42%) MS Exchange
14 201 (18.32%) Windows Server 2016
15 200 (18.23%) SCCM
16 192 (17.50%) Problem-Solving
17 190 (17.32%) TCP/IP
18 189 (17.23%) Citrix
19 182 (16.59%) LAN
20 181 (16.50%) VMware Infrastructure
21 175 (15.95%) DNS
22 169 (15.41%) Firewall
23 163 (14.86%) WAN
24 154 (14.04%) DHCP
25 151 (13.76%) Hyper-V
26 149 (13.58%) SLA
26 149 (13.58%) Azure
27 129 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
28 125 (11.39%) Cisco
29 112 (10.21%) VPN

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 246 (22.42%) MS Exchange
2 85 (7.75%) SharePoint
3 84 (7.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 68 (6.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 38 (3.46%) Skype for Business
6 22 (2.01%) IIS
7 15 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (0.73%) WebSphere
9 7 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.27%) Confluence
11 3 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.091%) Apache
12 1 (0.091%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.091%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.091%) Tomcat
Applications
1 379 (34.55%) Microsoft Office
2 53 (4.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (3.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (1.73%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.73%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.18%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.27%) Exchequer
4 2 (0.18%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.091%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.091%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.091%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.091%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.091%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 564 (51.41%) Office 365
2 149 (13.58%) Azure
3 44 (4.01%) AWS
4 16 (1.46%) Mimecast
5 12 (1.09%) OneDrive
6 9 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (0.82%) Power Platform
7 5 (0.46%) PowerApps
8 4 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.36%) G Suite
9 3 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.18%) iTunes
11 1 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.091%) GCP
11 1 (0.091%) IaaS
11 1 (0.091%) Microsoft Flow
11 1 (0.091%) PaaS
11 1 (0.091%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 190 (17.32%) TCP/IP
2 182 (16.59%) LAN
3 175 (15.95%) DNS
4 169 (15.41%) Firewall
5 163 (14.86%) WAN
6 154 (14.04%) DHCP
7 112 (10.21%) VPN
8 68 (6.20%) VoIP
9 59 (5.38%) SAN
9 59 (5.38%) Skype
10 55 (5.01%) Wireless
11 52 (4.74%) Remote Desktop
11 52 (4.74%) VLAN
12 40 (3.65%) Wi-Fi
13 31 (2.83%) Internet
14 24 (2.19%) NetScaler
15 18 (1.64%) Broadband
15 18 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
16 16 (1.46%) iSCSI
17 14 (1.28%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (9.94%) SQL Server
2 27 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (0.91%) Oracle Database
4 9 (0.82%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 9 (0.82%) Big Data
4 9 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (0.55%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (0.46%) Geospatial Data
8 5 (0.46%) MySQL
8 5 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (0.36%) Power BI
9 4 (0.36%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.36%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (1.55%) MSI
2 9 (0.82%) JIRA
3 5 (0.46%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.36%) AdminStudio
4 4 (0.36%) InstallShield
4 4 (0.36%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.18%) AutoIt
6 2 (0.18%) Chocolatey
6 2 (0.18%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.18%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (0.18%) Subversion
6 2 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.091%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.091%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.091%) GitLab
7 1 (0.091%) Maven
7 1 (0.091%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.091%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.091%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 87 (7.93%) Finance
2 41 (3.74%) Legal
3 36 (3.28%) Retail
4 30 (2.73%) Public Sector
5 22 (2.01%) Manufacturing
6 20 (1.82%) Telecoms
7 19 (1.73%) Law
8 15 (1.37%) Back Office
9 14 (1.28%) Local Government
10 9 (0.82%) Games
11 6 (0.55%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.46%) Billing
13 4 (0.36%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.27%) Advertising
14 3 (0.27%) Automotive
14 3 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.18%) Publishing
16 1 (0.091%) Banking
16 1 (0.091%) Electronics
16 1 (0.091%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 301 (27.44%) Support Engineer
2 285 (25.98%) Analyst
3 258 (23.52%) IT Support
4 175 (15.95%) IT Engineer
5 140 (12.76%) Support Analyst
6 135 (12.31%) IT Support Engineer
7 122 (11.12%) 2nd Line Support
8 101 (9.21%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 97 (8.84%) Service Analyst
10 94 (8.57%) Service Desk Analyst
11 84 (7.66%) Desktop Support
12 79 (7.20%) IT Analyst
13 77 (7.02%) Desktop Engineer
14 75 (6.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 65 (5.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 59 (5.38%) 3rd Line Support
16 59 (5.38%) IT Support Analyst
17 58 (5.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 54 (4.92%) Desktop Support Engineer
19 50 (4.56%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.09%) .NET
2 10 (0.91%) Middleware
3 9 (0.82%) SailPoint
4 6 (0.55%) COM
5 5 (0.46%) JSON
6 3 (0.27%) Ajax
6 3 (0.27%) CSS
6 3 (0.27%) HTML
6 3 (0.27%) LDAP
6 3 (0.27%) REST
6 3 (0.27%) Web Services
6 3 (0.27%) XML
7 2 (0.18%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.18%) Flash
7 2 (0.18%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (0.18%) SOAP
7 2 (0.18%) WinForms
7 2 (0.18%) XSLT
7 2 (0.18%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.091%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 67 (6.11%) Driving Licence
2 66 (6.02%) Management Information System
3 65 (5.93%) Self-Motivation
4 50 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
5 45 (4.10%) Data Centre
6 26 (2.37%) Smartphone
7 21 (1.91%) iPhone
8 16 (1.46%) Blackberry
9 13 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
10 12 (1.09%) iPad
11 10 (0.91%) AS400
11 10 (0.91%) Replication
12 9 (0.82%) NHS
13 8 (0.73%) EPoS
13 8 (0.73%) Handset
14 7 (0.64%) CCTV
14 7 (0.64%) Clustering
14 7 (0.64%) EMC VNX
15 6 (0.55%) Public Cloud
16 5 (0.46%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1,097 (100.00%) Windows
2 822 (74.93%) Windows 10
3 398 (36.28%) Windows Server
4 301 (27.44%) Windows 8
5 261 (23.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 258 (23.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 201 (18.32%) Windows Server 2016
8 82 (7.47%) Linux
9 63 (5.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 59 (5.38%) Windows XP
11 56 (5.10%) Windows Server 2019
12 47 (4.28%) Android
13 38 (3.46%) Apple iOS
14 23 (2.10%) Mac OS X
15 17 (1.55%) Unix
16 12 (1.09%) CentOS
17 11 (1.00%) Mac OS
18 8 (0.73%) Solaris
18 8 (0.73%) Windows 2000
19 7 (0.64%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (28.35%) ITIL
2 192 (17.50%) Problem-Solving
3 92 (8.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 60 (5.47%) Incident Management
5 59 (5.38%) Mentoring
6 56 (5.10%) Service Delivery
6 56 (5.10%) Service Management
7 52 (4.74%) Information Security
8 45 (4.10%) Change Management
9 44 (4.01%) Migration
10 43 (3.92%) Asset Management
10 43 (3.92%) ITSM
11 40 (3.65%) Proactive Monitoring
12 37 (3.37%) Root Cause Analysis
13 34 (3.10%) Mobile Device Management
14 33 (3.01%) Continuous Improvement
14 33 (3.01%) Security Management
15 32 (2.92%) Disaster Recovery
16 31 (2.83%) Break/Fix
17 29 (2.64%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 109 (9.94%) SQL
2 78 (7.11%) PowerShell
3 17 (1.55%) C#
4 13 (1.19%) Java
5 9 (0.82%) C
5 9 (0.82%) VB
6 7 (0.64%) VBScript
7 5 (0.46%) Perl
7 5 (0.46%) Python
7 5 (0.46%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.36%) Delphi
8 4 (0.36%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.27%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.18%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.18%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.18%) XPath
11 1 (0.091%) Java 8
11 1 (0.091%) PHP
11 1 (0.091%) Tcl
11 1 (0.091%) VBA
Qualifications
1 129 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (5.65%) Degree
3 57 (5.20%) MCSA
3 57 (5.20%) Security Cleared
4 55 (5.01%) MCSE
5 39 (3.56%) A+ Certification
6 36 (3.28%) MCP
7 27 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
8 25 (2.28%) SC Cleared
9 24 (2.19%) CCNA
10 21 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (1.64%) DV Cleared
11 18 (1.64%) MCDST
12 16 (1.46%) DBS Check
13 14 (1.28%) MCITP
14 13 (1.19%) Numerate Degree
15 12 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 9 (0.82%) CEH
16 9 (0.82%) ISEB
16 9 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (13.58%) SLA
2 14 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (0.91%) GDPR
4 8 (0.73%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (0.27%) GxP
7 2 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.18%) QA
8 1 (0.091%) IEC 61131
8 1 (0.091%) NIST
System Software
1 721 (65.72%) Active Directory
2 181 (16.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 151 (13.76%) Hyper-V
4 52 (4.74%) XenApp
5 39 (3.56%) vSphere
6 30 (2.73%) VMware ESXi
7 29 (2.64%) XenDesktop
8 23 (2.10%) Microsoft App-V
9 17 (1.55%) VirtualBox
10 16 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
11 10 (0.91%) Virtual Desktop
12 9 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
12 9 (0.82%) VMware Server
12 9 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
13 8 (0.73%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 7 (0.64%) BitLocker
15 6 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 4 (0.36%) Firmware
17 3 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 3 (0.27%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 200 (18.23%) SCCM
2 28 (2.55%) Microsoft Intune
3 14 (1.28%) NetBackup
3 14 (1.28%) SCOM
4 13 (1.19%) Backup Exec
5 12 (1.09%) WSUS
6 10 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
7 9 (0.82%) vCenter Server
8 8 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
8 8 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
8 8 (0.73%) XenMobile
9 7 (0.64%) Jamf Pro
10 5 (0.46%) Failover Clustering
10 5 (0.46%) Puppet
11 4 (0.36%) DameWare
11 4 (0.36%) Nagios
11 4 (0.36%) PaperCut
11 4 (0.36%) SCSM
11 4 (0.36%) ServiceCenter
11 4 (0.36%) Terraform
Vendors
1 626 (57.06%) Microsoft
2 267 (24.34%) VMware
3 189 (17.23%) Citrix
4 125 (11.39%) Cisco
5 98 (8.93%) Apple
6 64 (5.83%) HP
7 42 (3.83%) Oracle
8 39 (3.56%) Dell
9 36 (3.28%) EMC
10 30 (2.73%) ServiceNow
11 29 (2.64%) Veeam
12 23 (2.10%) Symantec
13 22 (2.01%) NetApp
13 22 (2.01%) Remedy
14 21 (1.91%) Google
14 21 (1.91%) Ivanti
15 20 (1.82%) Samsung
15 20 (1.82%) SAP
16 19 (1.73%) IBM
17 18 (1.64%) McAfee