Period
to 16 November 2019

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 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 167 156 167
Rank change year-on-year -11 +11 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 1,603 1,959 2,194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.06% 2.14% 2.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.64% 9.07% 8.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,287 1,704 1,933
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10th Percentile £20,000 £19,250 £19,250
90th Percentile £49,250 £50,000 £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 18,548 21,588 24,791
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 23.85% 23.57% 24.68%
Number of salaries quoted 14,521 17,092 20,682
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.25% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 16 November 2019.

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 16 November 2019. 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 +16 670 £27,500 - 127
North of England +3 303 £25,500 +2.00% 109
South West +5 216 £30,750 -1.46% 45
Midlands -14 201 £26,500 -3.64% 55
North West +28 185 £26,500 +6.00% 59
West Midlands -28 109 £25,500 -7.27% 29
East of England -75 108 £30,000 - 44
Yorkshire -46 93 £25,000 +4.17% 38
East Midlands +7 92 £27,500 -15.38% 26
Scotland +27 52 £32,500 - 19
Wales +2 41 £27,500 +10.00% 13
North East +31 25 £21,500 -17.31% 12
Northern Ireland +2 9 £24,000 +14.29% 1
Channel Islands 0 3 £25,000 -25.37% 1
Windows 7
UK

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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 1,603 (100.00%) Windows
2 1,137 (70.93%) Windows 10
3 1,002 (62.51%) Active Directory
4 867 (54.09%) Microsoft
5 684 (42.67%) Office 365
6 584 (36.43%) ITIL
7 555 (34.62%) Windows Server
8 550 (34.31%) Microsoft Office
9 389 (24.27%) VMware
9 389 (24.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 382 (23.83%) Windows Server 2008
11 334 (20.84%) Citrix
12 319 (19.90%) Windows 8
13 315 (19.65%) MS Exchange
14 282 (17.59%) VMware Infrastructure
15 279 (17.40%) SCCM
16 236 (14.72%) TCP/IP
17 223 (13.91%) DNS
18 221 (13.79%) SLA
19 219 (13.66%) Cisco
20 215 (13.41%) LAN
21 206 (12.85%) WAN
22 203 (12.66%) Azure
23 200 (12.48%) Problem-Solving
23 200 (12.48%) DHCP
24 192 (11.98%) Hyper-V
25 191 (11.92%) Firewall
26 184 (11.48%) SQL
27 173 (10.79%) Linux
28 166 (10.36%) Management Information System

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
1 315 (19.65%) MS Exchange
2 110 (6.86%) SharePoint
3 105 (6.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 92 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 61 (3.81%) Skype for Business
6 29 (1.81%) IBM Notes
7 26 (1.62%) IIS
8 25 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
9 23 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
10 20 (1.25%) Confluence
10 20 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
11 16 (1.00%) WebSphere
12 10 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 9 (0.56%) Apache
14 8 (0.50%) IBM HTTP Server
15 3 (0.19%) IBM Domino
15 3 (0.19%) Tornado
16 2 (0.12%) nginx
17 1 (0.062%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 550 (34.31%) Microsoft Office
2 56 (3.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 47 (2.93%) MS Visio
4 29 (1.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 25 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (0.69%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.062%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.062%) Autodesk Inventor
7 1 (0.062%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 9 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.12%) assyst
4 2 (0.12%) Infor M3
4 2 (0.12%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.12%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.062%) Carpe Diem
5 1 (0.062%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.062%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.062%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.062%) Pegasus Opera
5 1 (0.062%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 684 (42.67%) Office 365
2 203 (12.66%) Azure
3 95 (5.93%) AWS
4 30 (1.87%) Azure Active Directory
5 18 (1.12%) Power Platform
6 15 (0.94%) Mimecast
6 15 (0.94%) OneDrive
7 14 (0.87%) G Suite
8 12 (0.75%) IBM Cloud
8 12 (0.75%) SoftLayer
9 10 (0.62%) GCP
10 7 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (0.25%) Yammer
13 3 (0.19%) IaaS
13 3 (0.19%) SaaS
14 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Flow
14 2 (0.12%) PaaS
14 2 (0.12%) PowerApps
15 1 (0.062%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 236 (14.72%) TCP/IP
2 223 (13.91%) DNS
3 215 (13.41%) LAN
4 206 (12.85%) WAN
5 200 (12.48%) DHCP
6 191 (11.92%) Firewall
7 130 (8.11%) VPN
8 102 (6.36%) VoIP
9 80 (4.99%) Skype
10 79 (4.93%) Wireless
11 74 (4.62%) Remote Desktop
12 71 (4.43%) Internet
13 64 (3.99%) Wi-Fi
14 44 (2.74%) VLAN
15 43 (2.68%) SAN
16 37 (2.31%) Broadband
17 17 (1.06%) IP Telephony
17 17 (1.06%) NAS
17 17 (1.06%) Unified Communications
18 16 (1.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (6.18%) SQL Server
2 16 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
2 16 (1.00%) Power BI
3 14 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
5 11 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 8 (0.50%) DB2
6 8 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (0.50%) Relational Database
6 8 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (0.44%) MS Access
8 5 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.12%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.12%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.12%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 40 (2.50%) MSI
2 35 (2.18%) JIRA
3 27 (1.68%) Git (software)
4 22 (1.37%) InstallShield
5 20 (1.25%) AdminStudio
6 19 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (1.00%) Visual Studio
8 14 (0.87%) Subversion
9 12 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 11 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
11 10 (0.62%) Jenkins
12 8 (0.50%) Android Studio
12 8 (0.50%) Ant
12 8 (0.50%) Eclipse
12 8 (0.50%) IntelliJ
12 8 (0.50%) JUnit
12 8 (0.50%) Maven
12 8 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 4 (0.25%) Chocolatey
13 4 (0.25%) GCC
General
1 115 (7.17%) Finance
2 97 (6.05%) Public Sector
3 78 (4.87%) Retail
4 70 (4.37%) Legal
5 63 (3.93%) Law
6 53 (3.31%) Telecoms
7 35 (2.18%) Manufacturing
8 19 (1.19%) Advertising
8 19 (1.19%) Banking
9 13 (0.81%) Aerospace
9 13 (0.81%) Military
10 12 (0.75%) Local Government
11 11 (0.69%) Electronics
12 10 (0.62%) Back Office
13 9 (0.56%) Marketing
14 8 (0.50%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.50%) French Language
15 7 (0.44%) German Language
16 6 (0.37%) Automotive
16 6 (0.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 435 (27.14%) Analyst
2 380 (23.71%) Support Engineer
3 310 (19.34%) IT Support
4 233 (14.54%) IT Engineer
5 225 (14.04%) Service Analyst
6 221 (13.79%) Service Desk Analyst
7 195 (12.16%) 2nd Line Support
8 169 (10.54%) Support Analyst
9 160 (9.98%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 149 (9.30%) IT Support Engineer
11 130 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 119 (7.42%) Desktop Support
13 113 (7.05%) IT Analyst
14 100 (6.24%) 1st Line Support
15 87 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 84 (5.24%) Desktop Engineer
17 79 (4.93%) IT Support Analyst
17 79 (4.93%) IT Technician
18 69 (4.30%) Support Technician
19 66 (4.12%) 1st/2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (1.68%) .NET
2 21 (1.31%) JSON
3 17 (1.06%) CSS
4 16 (1.00%) HTML
5 14 (0.87%) XML
6 13 (0.81%) Web Services
7 11 (0.69%) X-Windows
8 10 (0.62%) HTML5
8 10 (0.62%) jQuery
9 8 (0.50%) Ajax
9 8 (0.50%) CSS3
9 8 (0.50%) Hibernate
9 8 (0.50%) J2EE
9 8 (0.50%) JAXB
9 8 (0.50%) JDBC
9 8 (0.50%) JPA
9 8 (0.50%) REST
9 8 (0.50%) Spring
9 8 (0.50%) Struts
9 8 (0.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 166 (10.36%) Management Information System
2 92 (5.74%) Self-Motivation
3 88 (5.49%) Driving Licence
4 78 (4.87%) Data Centre
5 53 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
6 51 (3.18%) Blackberry
7 50 (3.12%) iPhone
8 47 (2.93%) Smartphone
9 32 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
10 27 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
11 19 (1.19%) CMDB
12 18 (1.12%) Fat Client
12 18 (1.12%) Thin Client
13 16 (1.00%) iPad
13 16 (1.00%) Mobile Computing
14 14 (0.87%) CCTV
14 14 (0.87%) Linux Command Line
15 13 (0.81%) Handset
16 12 (0.75%) EPoS
17 11 (0.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,603 (100.00%) Windows
2 1,137 (70.93%) Windows 10
3 555 (34.62%) Windows Server
4 389 (24.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 382 (23.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 319 (19.90%) Windows 8
7 173 (10.79%) Linux
8 89 (5.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 81 (5.05%) Android
10 70 (4.37%) Windows XP
11 56 (3.49%) Apple iOS
12 36 (2.25%) Unix
13 32 (2.00%) Windows 2000
14 27 (1.68%) Mac OS X
15 26 (1.62%) Windows Vista
16 24 (1.50%) Ubuntu
17 20 (1.25%) CentOS
18 19 (1.19%) Mac OS
19 11 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 8 (0.50%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 584 (36.43%) ITIL
2 200 (12.48%) Problem-Solving
3 139 (8.67%) Information Security
4 119 (7.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 107 (6.67%) Security Management
6 105 (6.55%) Ticket Management
7 103 (6.43%) Information Security Management
8 100 (6.24%) Mentoring
9 98 (6.11%) ISMS
10 91 (5.68%) Asset Management
11 85 (5.30%) Mobile Device Management
11 85 (5.30%) Service Management
12 80 (4.99%) ITSM
13 70 (4.37%) Service Delivery
14 65 (4.05%) Migration
15 63 (3.93%) Incident Management
16 59 (3.68%) Agile Software Development
17 58 (3.62%) Break/Fix
18 56 (3.49%) Continuous Improvement
18 56 (3.49%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 184 (11.48%) SQL
2 134 (8.36%) PowerShell
3 38 (2.37%) Python
4 35 (2.18%) C#
5 21 (1.31%) C
6 19 (1.19%) Java
7 18 (1.12%) Shell Script
8 13 (0.81%) T-SQL
9 12 (0.75%) Bash Shell
9 12 (0.75%) JavaScript
9 12 (0.75%) Perl
10 10 (0.62%) VBScript
11 8 (0.50%) Java 8
11 8 (0.50%) VB
12 5 (0.31%) C++
13 4 (0.25%) Delphi
14 3 (0.19%) PHP
14 3 (0.19%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.19%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 162 (10.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 136 (8.48%) Security Cleared
3 87 (5.43%) Degree
4 84 (5.24%) MCSE
5 72 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
6 60 (3.74%) MCP
7 55 (3.43%) CCNA
8 52 (3.24%) MCSA
9 41 (2.56%) SC Cleared
10 36 (2.25%) A+ Certification
11 34 (2.12%) DV Cleared
12 31 (1.93%) MCDST
13 30 (1.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 27 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
15 20 (1.25%) DBS Check
16 19 (1.19%) MCITP
17 16 (1.00%) CCNP
17 16 (1.00%) TOGAF Certification
18 15 (0.94%) Numerate Degree
19 11 (0.69%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 221 (13.79%) SLA
2 24 (1.50%) PCI DSS
3 18 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.69%) QA
5 8 (0.50%) IEC 61131
6 3 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.19%) GDPR
7 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.062%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.062%) GxP
8 1 (0.062%) NIST
System Software
1 1,002 (62.51%) Active Directory
2 282 (17.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 192 (11.98%) Hyper-V
4 50 (3.12%) Microsoft App-V
5 35 (2.18%) XenApp
6 34 (2.12%) Virtual Desktop
6 34 (2.12%) XenDesktop
7 27 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
8 25 (1.56%) vSphere
9 17 (1.06%) VirtualBox
10 11 (0.69%) LXC
11 10 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
12 9 (0.56%) BitLocker
12 9 (0.56%) Docker
13 8 (0.50%) Terminal Services
14 6 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
15 5 (0.31%) VMware Server
16 4 (0.25%) Firmware
17 1 (0.062%) Terminal Server
17 1 (0.062%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 279 (17.40%) SCCM
2 39 (2.43%) Microsoft Intune
3 33 (2.06%) SCOM
4 27 (1.68%) WSUS
5 21 (1.31%) Backup Exec
5 21 (1.31%) vRealize
6 12 (0.75%) NetBackup
7 11 (0.69%) PaperCut
7 11 (0.69%) vCenter Server
8 10 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
9 9 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (0.50%) DameWare
10 8 (0.50%) ServiceCenter
11 7 (0.44%) Ansible
12 5 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
13 4 (0.25%) AirWatch
13 4 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
13 4 (0.25%) Sysprep
14 3 (0.19%) FortiGate
14 3 (0.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 867 (54.09%) Microsoft
2 389 (24.27%) VMware
3 334 (20.84%) Citrix
4 219 (13.66%) Cisco
5 112 (6.99%) Apple
6 110 (6.86%) HP
7 75 (4.68%) Dell
8 58 (3.62%) Oracle
9 50 (3.12%) ServiceNow
10 48 (2.99%) Sony
11 43 (2.68%) IBM
12 40 (2.50%) EMC
13 36 (2.25%) Adobe
13 36 (2.25%) NetApp
14 31 (1.93%) Remedy
15 30 (1.87%) Veeam
16 28 (1.75%) Lotus
17 27 (1.68%) Avaya
18 25 (1.56%) SAP
18 25 (1.56%) Symantec