Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 153 151
Rank change year-on-year -9 -2 -40
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 3,732 3,853 4,649
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.16% 2.18% 2.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.89% 8.91% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3,185 3,340 4,057
UK median annual salary £30,000 £29,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% +1.72% -
10th Percentile £20,500 £20,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,025 £48,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +3.77% -3.64% +3.48%

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 with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 41,961 43,255 54,649
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.24% 24.43% 26.19%
Number of salaries quoted 34,268 36,515 46,202
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +1.15% +2.35%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,500 £24,600
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% +6.67%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in the UK

Windows 7
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 7.

Salary trend for Windows 7 in the UK

Windows 7
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows 7 in the UK

Windows 7
Top 17 Job Locations

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 over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. 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
England -7 3,568 £30,000 +1.28% 480
UK excluding London +6 2,178 £27,500 +3.77% 348
London -10 1,503 £35,000 +7.69% 163
South East -18 694 £28,000 +1.82% 79
North of England -10 488 £25,500 - 112
South West +73 325 £26,000 -3.70% 37
Midlands +2 292 £25,000 - 48
East of England +45 274 £30,000 +16.28% 41
North West -17 255 £25,000 - 73
Yorkshire +4 220 £27,500 +1.85% 30
West Midlands -31 153 £25,000 +4.17% 24
East Midlands +56 139 £25,000 -9.09% 24
Wales +45 58 £28,000 +24.44% 16
Scotland -34 44 £33,500 +21.82% 15
North East -18 13 £25,000 -1.96% 9
Channel Islands 0 5 £32,500 -10.96%
Northern Ireland -25 2 £25,000 +6.38%

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 3,732 (100.00%) Windows
2 2,434 (65.22%) Active Directory
3 2,211 (59.24%) Microsoft
4 2,018 (54.07%) Windows 10
5 1,518 (40.68%) Microsoft Office
6 1,489 (39.90%) Windows Server
7 1,352 (36.23%) Office 365
8 1,269 (34.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 1,174 (31.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 1,130 (30.28%) ITIL
11 1,042 (27.92%) VMware
12 990 (26.53%) MS Exchange
13 960 (25.72%) Windows 8
14 864 (23.15%) Citrix
15 673 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
16 650 (17.42%) Finance
17 624 (16.72%) SCCM
18 617 (16.53%) DNS
19 545 (14.60%) Firewall
20 535 (14.34%) Exchange Server 2010
21 516 (13.83%) DHCP
22 489 (13.10%) TCP/IP
23 486 (13.02%) SQL Server
24 481 (12.89%) SQL
25 476 (12.75%) Microsoft Certification
26 468 (12.54%) Cisco
27 465 (12.46%) SLA
28 457 (12.25%) Hyper-V
29 419 (11.23%) LAN
30 407 (10.91%) PowerShell

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 990 (26.53%) MS Exchange
2 535 (14.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 322 (8.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 318 (8.52%) SharePoint
5 231 (6.19%) Skype for Business
6 135 (3.62%) IIS
7 122 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 100 (2.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 59 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
10 49 (1.31%) IBM Notes
11 38 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
12 29 (0.78%) Tomcat
13 26 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
14 20 (0.54%) JBoss
15 18 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
16 17 (0.46%) CMS
17 16 (0.43%) Apache
18 10 (0.27%) Moodle
18 10 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
19 7 (0.19%) Confluence
Applications
1 1,518 (40.68%) Microsoft Office
2 131 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 82 (2.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 12 (0.32%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.27%) AutoCAD
8 8 (0.21%) Maya
9 6 (0.16%) Acrobat
9 6 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
10 5 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
11 4 (0.11%) Avid Media Composer
12 3 (0.080%) CINEMA 4D
12 3 (0.080%) Houdini
12 3 (0.080%) InVision
12 3 (0.080%) NUKE
12 3 (0.080%) Revit
12 3 (0.080%) SOLIDWORKS
12 3 (0.080%) Vectorworks
13 2 (0.054%) Stata
Business Applications
1 30 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.51%) Visualfiles
3 14 (0.38%) Hyperion Planning
4 13 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 12 (0.32%) Eikon
6 7 (0.19%) NetSuite
7 6 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.13%) assyst
8 5 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.13%) Workday HCM
9 4 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
9 4 (0.11%) Sage 200
9 4 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
10 3 (0.080%) Eagle PACE
10 3 (0.080%) thinkFolio
11 2 (0.054%) FLEXCUBE
11 2 (0.054%) HFM
11 2 (0.054%) Rolfe and Nolan
11 2 (0.054%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 2 (0.054%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 1,352 (36.23%) Office 365
2 351 (9.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 98 (2.63%) IaaS
4 89 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
5 68 (1.82%) Mimecast
6 48 (1.29%) Azure Active Directory
7 47 (1.26%) OneDrive
8 40 (1.07%) PaaS
9 29 (0.78%) SaaS
10 22 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
11 16 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
12 13 (0.35%) G Suite
13 12 (0.32%) Dropbox
14 9 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 7 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
15 7 (0.19%) SoftLayer
15 7 (0.19%) Yammer
16 5 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
16 5 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 4 (0.11%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 617 (16.53%) DNS
2 545 (14.60%) Firewall
3 516 (13.83%) DHCP
4 489 (13.10%) TCP/IP
5 419 (11.23%) LAN
6 382 (10.24%) WAN
7 307 (8.23%) VPN
8 244 (6.54%) SAN
9 204 (5.47%) Skype
10 174 (4.66%) Wireless
11 169 (4.53%) VLAN
12 150 (4.02%) VoIP
13 139 (3.72%) Internet
14 121 (3.24%) Remote Desktop
15 91 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
16 63 (1.69%) NAS
17 50 (1.34%) MPLS
18 43 (1.15%) Network Security
19 42 (1.13%) Intranet
20 39 (1.05%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 486 (13.02%) SQL Server
2 153 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 75 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
4 41 (1.10%) MySQL
5 32 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 22 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
8 19 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
9 15 (0.40%) GIS
10 14 (0.38%) Oracle BI EE
10 14 (0.38%) Oracle Smart View
10 14 (0.38%) Relational Database
10 14 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (0.27%) MongoDB
11 10 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (0.24%) MS Access
13 7 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (0.16%) NoSQL
14 6 (0.16%) Oracle Database
14 6 (0.16%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 108 (2.89%) MSI
2 29 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (0.75%) Visual Studio
4 25 (0.67%) JIRA
5 22 (0.59%) InstallShield
6 19 (0.51%) Git (software)
7 10 (0.27%) Subversion
8 6 (0.16%) AdminStudio
8 6 (0.16%) AutoIt
8 6 (0.16%) Axure RP
9 4 (0.11%) Sikuli
10 3 (0.080%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.080%) GCC
10 3 (0.080%) GDB
10 3 (0.080%) ProC
10 3 (0.080%) WinDbg
11 1 (0.027%) ReSharper
11 1 (0.027%) Selenium
11 1 (0.027%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.027%) Xcode
General
1 650 (17.42%) Finance
2 288 (7.72%) Law
3 265 (7.10%) Legal
4 170 (4.56%) Banking
5 110 (2.95%) Retail
6 96 (2.57%) Telecoms
7 92 (2.47%) Investment Banking
8 65 (1.74%) Manufacturing
9 63 (1.69%) Advertising
10 60 (1.61%) Back Office
11 52 (1.39%) Retail Banking
12 48 (1.29%) Marketing
13 28 (0.75%) Front Office
14 27 (0.72%) Financial Institution
15 21 (0.56%) Automotive
16 19 (0.51%) Games
17 18 (0.48%) Electronics
18 16 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
19 11 (0.29%) Aerospace
19 11 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,137 (30.47%) Analyst
2 812 (21.76%) Support Engineer
3 667 (17.87%) IT Support
4 640 (17.15%) Support Analyst
5 553 (14.82%) Desktop Support
6 500 (13.40%) 2nd Line Support
7 416 (11.15%) Service Analyst
8 395 (10.58%) Service Desk Analyst
9 381 (10.21%) IT Engineer
10 307 (8.23%) IT Analyst
11 296 (7.93%) Desktop Engineer
12 280 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 266 (7.13%) IT Support Engineer
14 255 (6.83%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 236 (6.32%) IT Support Analyst
16 216 (5.79%) 1st/2nd Line Support
17 205 (5.49%) 1st Line Support
18 204 (5.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
19 201 (5.39%) Desktop Support Engineer
20 189 (5.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (2.38%) .NET
2 82 (2.20%) Software Packaging
3 50 (1.34%) HTML
4 49 (1.31%) Web Services
5 43 (1.15%) CSS
6 42 (1.13%) ASP.NET
7 35 (0.94%) .NET Framework
8 28 (0.75%) JSON
9 27 (0.72%) AngularJS
10 26 (0.70%) ASP.NET Web API
11 18 (0.48%) jQuery
11 18 (0.48%) WCF
12 17 (0.46%) HTML5
12 17 (0.46%) J2EE
12 17 (0.46%) SOAP
13 16 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (0.43%) XML
14 15 (0.40%) LDAP
15 13 (0.35%) WSH
16 11 (0.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 246 (6.59%) Blackberry
2 213 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 153 (4.10%) iPhone
4 115 (3.08%) User Experience
5 114 (3.05%) Management Information System
6 113 (3.03%) Driving Licence
7 108 (2.89%) Video Conferencing
8 104 (2.79%) Computer Science
9 84 (2.25%) Data Centre
10 78 (2.09%) Fat Client
10 78 (2.09%) Thin Client
11 76 (2.04%) Smartphone
12 64 (1.71%) iPad
13 42 (1.13%) Hedge funds
14 31 (0.83%) EPoS
15 30 (0.80%) N-Tier
16 29 (0.78%) Fintech
17 28 (0.75%) Analytical Mindset
17 28 (0.75%) e-Learning
18 27 (0.72%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3,732 (100.00%) Windows
2 2,018 (54.07%) Windows 10
3 1,489 (39.90%) Windows Server
4 1,269 (34.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1,174 (31.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 960 (25.72%) Windows 8
7 286 (7.66%) Mac OS X
8 270 (7.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 244 (6.54%) Linux
10 228 (6.11%) Android
11 198 (5.31%) Windows XP
12 190 (5.09%) Apple iOS
13 83 (2.22%) Mac OS
14 62 (1.66%) Unix
14 62 (1.66%) Windows Vista
15 52 (1.39%) Windows Phone
16 38 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 33 (0.88%) Ubuntu
18 25 (0.67%) CentOS
19 23 (0.62%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,130 (30.28%) ITIL
2 249 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 248 (6.65%) Service Management
4 169 (4.53%) Asset Management
5 148 (3.97%) Incident Management
6 131 (3.51%) Migration
7 127 (3.40%) Mentoring
8 122 (3.27%) Time Management
9 117 (3.14%) CRM
10 114 (3.05%) Problem Management
11 109 (2.92%) ITIL V3
12 108 (2.89%) Application Packaging
13 103 (2.76%) Patch Management
14 102 (2.73%) Change Management
15 94 (2.52%) Disaster Recovery
16 82 (2.20%) Mobile Device Management
17 72 (1.93%) Agile Software Development
17 72 (1.93%) ITSM
17 72 (1.93%) Root Cause Analysis
18 71 (1.90%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 481 (12.89%) SQL
2 407 (10.91%) PowerShell
3 103 (2.76%) VBScript
4 96 (2.57%) C#
5 85 (2.28%) T-SQL
6 71 (1.90%) JavaScript
7 68 (1.82%) C
8 58 (1.55%) VB
9 40 (1.07%) Java
10 37 (0.99%) Perl
11 35 (0.94%) Python
12 18 (0.48%) PHP
13 17 (0.46%) C++
14 16 (0.43%) Bash Shell
15 15 (0.40%) Tcl
16 10 (0.27%) Apple Swift
16 10 (0.27%) Objective-C
16 10 (0.27%) VB.NET
17 9 (0.24%) VBA
18 6 (0.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 476 (12.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 293 (7.85%) Degree
3 243 (6.51%) MCSE
4 207 (5.55%) MCP
5 155 (4.15%) Security Cleared
6 146 (3.91%) MCSA
7 119 (3.19%) SC Cleared
8 105 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
9 97 (2.60%) MCITP
10 94 (2.52%) CCNA
11 78 (2.09%) Citrix Certification
11 78 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
12 69 (1.85%) MCDST
13 61 (1.63%) DV Cleared
14 60 (1.61%) CCA
15 48 (1.29%) MCTS
16 46 (1.23%) A+ Certification
17 43 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
18 29 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 24 (0.64%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 465 (12.46%) SLA
2 44 (1.18%) QA
3 24 (0.64%) PCI DSS
4 22 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.40%) PMO
6 12 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
6 12 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (0.080%) COBIT
8 2 (0.054%) GDPR
8 2 (0.054%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.054%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.027%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.027%) DICOM
9 1 (0.027%) GAMP
9 1 (0.027%) GMP
9 1 (0.027%) GxP
9 1 (0.027%) HL7
9 1 (0.027%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.027%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2,434 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 673 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 457 (12.25%) Hyper-V
4 211 (5.65%) XenApp
5 194 (5.20%) XenDesktop
6 179 (4.80%) Microsoft App-V
7 141 (3.78%) VMware ESXi
8 125 (3.35%) vSphere
9 84 (2.25%) Virtual Desktop
10 71 (1.90%) VirtualBox
11 46 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
12 36 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
13 35 (0.94%) Terminal Services
14 31 (0.83%) XenServer
15 20 (0.54%) BitLocker
16 19 (0.51%) Terminal Server
17 15 (0.40%) DFS Replication
17 15 (0.40%) Firmware
18 14 (0.38%) Docker
19 13 (0.35%) NFS
Systems Management
1 624 (16.72%) SCCM
2 102 (2.73%) WSUS
3 98 (2.63%) AirWatch
4 69 (1.85%) Backup Exec
5 50 (1.34%) Microsoft Intune
6 47 (1.26%) Norton AntiVirus
7 42 (1.13%) SCOM
8 41 (1.10%) vCenter Server
9 34 (0.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 26 (0.70%) SCOrch
11 25 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 21 (0.56%) Jamf Pro
13 20 (0.54%) XenMobile
14 19 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
15 17 (0.46%) ServiceCenter
16 15 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
17 14 (0.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 14 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 14 (0.38%) WMI
18 11 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2,211 (59.24%) Microsoft
2 1,042 (27.92%) VMware
3 864 (23.15%) Citrix
4 468 (12.54%) Cisco
5 337 (9.03%) Apple
6 241 (6.46%) HP
7 141 (3.78%) Ivanti
8 139 (3.72%) Dell
9 121 (3.24%) Veeam
10 120 (3.22%) iManage
11 112 (3.00%) Bloomberg
12 109 (2.92%) Reuters
13 108 (2.89%) ServiceNow
14 103 (2.76%) Oracle
15 96 (2.57%) Symantec
16 88 (2.36%) McAfee
17 79 (2.12%) Avaya
17 79 (2.12%) Sophos
18 64 (1.71%) Adobe
19 62 (1.66%) NetApp