Period
to 21 March 2019

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 21 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
UK
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 175 169 161
Rank change year-on-year -6 -8 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 2,889 3,604 3,694
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.95% 2.05% 2.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.43% 8.57% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2,433 3,066 3,234
UK median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £20,750 £20,500 £20,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £53,000 £48,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year - +3.77% -3.64%

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 34,261 42,066 41,499
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.10% 23.91% 24.10%
Number of salaries quoted 27,457 34,589 34,876
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% -1.15%
10th Percentile £25,950 £25,000 £24,625
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% -2.50%

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 21 March 2019.

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 21 March 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
England -9 2,756 £30,000 - 319
UK excluding London +11 1,722 £27,500 - 240
London -25 1,122 £34,750 -0.71% 92
South East +32 614 £27,500 -1.79% 63
North of England -3 335 £25,500 -1.92% 78
East of England +62 293 £31,750 +5.83% 22
Midlands -12 228 £27,500 +7.84% 32
North West +17 180 £25,000 -3.85% 36
South West -41 161 £27,500 +7.84% 32
West Midlands +2 152 £27,500 +5.77% 13
Yorkshire -19 133 £25,000 -1.96% 36
East Midlands -12 76 £30,000 +20.00% 18
Scotland +4 39 £28,000 -11.81% 9
Wales -2 38 £24,000 -19.33% 3
North East +22 22 £31,250 +45.35% 6
Northern Ireland -9 11 £23,000 +15.00%
Channel Islands +2 5 £33,500 +3.08% 1

For the 6 months to 21 March 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 with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 2,889 (100.00%) Windows
2 1,942 (67.22%) Active Directory
3 1,926 (66.67%) Windows 10
4 1,696 (58.71%) Microsoft
5 1,195 (41.36%) Microsoft Office
6 1,143 (39.56%) Office 365
7 1,033 (35.76%) Windows Server
8 921 (31.88%) ITIL
9 837 (28.97%) Windows Server 2008
10 698 (24.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 648 (22.43%) VMware
12 619 (21.43%) Windows 8
13 611 (21.15%) Citrix
14 578 (20.01%) MS Exchange
15 575 (19.90%) SCCM
16 500 (17.31%) DHCP
17 491 (17.00%) DNS
18 483 (16.72%) Firewall
19 455 (15.75%) TCP/IP
20 442 (15.30%) VMware Infrastructure
21 441 (15.26%) Microsoft Certification
22 416 (14.40%) Cisco
23 409 (14.16%) LAN
24 401 (13.88%) SLA
25 390 (13.50%) Problem-Solving
26 370 (12.81%) PowerShell
27 347 (12.01%) WAN
27 347 (12.01%) VPN
28 325 (11.25%) Finance
29 317 (10.97%) Hyper-V

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
1 578 (20.01%) MS Exchange
2 224 (7.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 185 (6.40%) SharePoint
4 137 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 137 (4.74%) Skype for Business
5 71 (2.46%) IBM Notes
6 60 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 52 (1.80%) IIS
8 41 (1.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 28 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
10 19 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
11 16 (0.55%) CMS
11 16 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
12 13 (0.45%) WordPress
13 10 (0.35%) IBM Domino
14 8 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
15 7 (0.24%) Apache
16 6 (0.21%) Tomcat
17 5 (0.17%) WebSphere
18 3 (0.10%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1,195 (41.36%) Microsoft Office
2 111 (3.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 59 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 56 (1.94%) MS Visio
5 19 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
6 14 (0.48%) Acrobat
7 11 (0.38%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.31%) AutoCAD
9 8 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.14%) Camtasia
11 3 (0.10%) Revit
12 2 (0.069%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.069%) Adobe Premiere
12 2 (0.069%) Chatbot
12 2 (0.069%) MicroStation
13 1 (0.035%) 3ds Max
13 1 (0.035%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.035%) ArchiCAD
13 1 (0.035%) CATIA
13 1 (0.035%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 27 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
2 20 (0.69%) Carpe Diem
3 15 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.24%) Sage X3
5 4 (0.14%) Elite 3E
5 4 (0.14%) Visualfiles
6 3 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.069%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.035%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.035%) Line 50
8 1 (0.035%) Misys Midas
8 1 (0.035%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.035%) Rolfe and Nolan
8 1 (0.035%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.035%) Sage 300 ERP
8 1 (0.035%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.035%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.035%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1,143 (39.56%) Office 365
2 312 (10.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 123 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
4 79 (2.73%) Mimecast
5 44 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
6 41 (1.42%) OneDrive
7 28 (0.97%) G Suite
8 23 (0.80%) OpenDNS
9 16 (0.55%) IaaS
10 15 (0.52%) SaaS
11 14 (0.48%) PaaS
12 13 (0.45%) Dropbox
13 11 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 11 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
13 11 (0.38%) IBM Cloud
14 6 (0.21%) iTunes
14 6 (0.21%) Yammer
15 4 (0.14%) BrowserStack
15 4 (0.14%) Sauce Labs
16 3 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 500 (17.31%) DHCP
2 491 (17.00%) DNS
3 483 (16.72%) Firewall
4 455 (15.75%) TCP/IP
5 409 (14.16%) LAN
6 347 (12.01%) VPN
6 347 (12.01%) WAN
7 211 (7.30%) VoIP
8 144 (4.98%) VLAN
9 123 (4.26%) Wireless
10 119 (4.12%) Skype
11 118 (4.08%) Internet
12 110 (3.81%) Remote Desktop
13 108 (3.74%) SAN
14 84 (2.91%) Wi-Fi
15 72 (2.49%) IP Telephony
16 54 (1.87%) Network Security
17 45 (1.56%) WLAN
18 41 (1.42%) MPLS
19 40 (1.38%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (6.75%) SQL Server
2 50 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
5 19 (0.66%) Azure SQL Database
5 19 (0.66%) NoSQL
6 17 (0.59%) MongoDB
7 15 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (0.48%) MySQL
8 14 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (0.31%) Hadoop
10 9 (0.31%) Oracle Database
11 7 (0.24%) Power BI
12 6 (0.21%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (0.14%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (0.14%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (0.10%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 81 (2.80%) MSI
2 34 (1.18%) InstallShield
3 33 (1.14%) AdminStudio
4 26 (0.90%) Visual Studio
4 26 (0.90%) WinDbg
5 24 (0.83%) JIRA
6 20 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
7 19 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (0.35%) Git (software)
9 9 (0.31%) Jenkins
9 9 (0.31%) Redmine
9 9 (0.31%) Trac
10 8 (0.28%) Chocolatey
11 4 (0.14%) Appium
11 4 (0.14%) Selenium
11 4 (0.14%) TestNG
12 3 (0.10%) Hudson
12 3 (0.10%) Subversion
13 2 (0.069%) Dreamweaver
14 1 (0.035%) NUnit
General
1 325 (11.25%) Finance
2 148 (5.12%) Legal
3 117 (4.05%) Law
4 97 (3.36%) Banking
5 96 (3.32%) Telecoms
6 71 (2.46%) Retail
7 53 (1.83%) Back Office
8 37 (1.28%) Games
9 33 (1.14%) Investment Banking
9 33 (1.14%) Manufacturing
10 25 (0.87%) Electronics
11 21 (0.73%) Marketing
12 19 (0.66%) Front Office
13 18 (0.62%) Billing
14 15 (0.52%) Advertising
15 11 (0.38%) Automotive
15 11 (0.38%) French Language
15 11 (0.38%) Publishing
16 10 (0.35%) Multimedia
17 9 (0.31%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 893 (30.91%) Analyst
2 636 (22.01%) Support Engineer
3 553 (19.14%) IT Support
4 502 (17.38%) Support Analyst
5 379 (13.12%) IT Engineer
6 337 (11.66%) Service Analyst
7 327 (11.32%) Service Desk Analyst
8 324 (11.21%) IT Analyst
9 311 (10.76%) 2nd Line Support
10 307 (10.63%) Desktop Support
11 248 (8.58%) IT Support Engineer
12 216 (7.48%) IT Support Analyst
13 178 (6.16%) Desktop Engineer
14 175 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
15 158 (5.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 152 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 133 (4.60%) Desktop Support Engineer
18 125 (4.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
19 115 (3.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
20 111 (3.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (1.70%) Software Packaging
2 31 (1.07%) .NET
3 27 (0.93%) X-Windows
4 19 (0.66%) Web Services
5 18 (0.62%) HTML
6 16 (0.55%) JSON
7 13 (0.45%) COM
8 11 (0.38%) LDAP
9 9 (0.31%) ASP.NET
9 9 (0.31%) CSS
9 9 (0.31%) XML
10 8 (0.28%) Apache NiFi
10 8 (0.28%) Kafka
10 8 (0.28%) Middleware
10 8 (0.28%) RabbitMQ
11 7 (0.24%) .NET Framework
12 6 (0.21%) EDI
13 5 (0.17%) 802.1X
14 4 (0.14%) RESTful
14 4 (0.14%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 196 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
2 188 (6.51%) Self-Motivation
3 165 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 154 (5.33%) Data Centre
5 149 (5.16%) iPhone
6 108 (3.74%) Video Conferencing
7 94 (3.25%) Blackberry
8 83 (2.87%) Fat Client
8 83 (2.87%) Thin Client
9 81 (2.80%) Driving Licence
10 78 (2.70%) iPad
11 68 (2.35%) Smartphone
12 38 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
13 36 (1.25%) User Experience
14 32 (1.11%) Public Cloud
15 29 (1.00%) Replication
16 26 (0.90%) Clustering
17 22 (0.76%) Client/Server
18 18 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
19 17 (0.59%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2,889 (100.00%) Windows
2 1,926 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 1,033 (35.76%) Windows Server
4 837 (28.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 698 (24.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 619 (21.43%) Windows 8
7 253 (8.76%) Linux
8 182 (6.30%) Android
9 173 (5.99%) Apple iOS
10 171 (5.92%) Windows Server 2003
11 142 (4.92%) Windows XP
12 119 (4.12%) Mac OS X
13 62 (2.15%) Mac OS
14 58 (2.01%) Unix
15 38 (1.32%) Ubuntu
16 34 (1.18%) CentOS
17 31 (1.07%) Windows 2000
18 16 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
19 13 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 13 (0.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 921 (31.88%) ITIL
2 390 (13.50%) Problem-Solving
3 232 (8.03%) Service Delivery
4 213 (7.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 213 (7.37%) Service Management
5 162 (5.61%) ITSM
6 157 (5.43%) Migration
7 130 (4.50%) Mobile Device Management
8 129 (4.47%) Application Packaging
9 123 (4.26%) Mentoring
10 122 (4.22%) Incident Management
11 115 (3.98%) ITIL V3
12 113 (3.91%) Stakeholder Management
13 110 (3.81%) Patch Management
14 107 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
15 105 (3.63%) Information Security
16 101 (3.50%) High Availability
17 97 (3.36%) Time Management
18 95 (3.29%) Agile Software Development
19 90 (3.12%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 370 (12.81%) PowerShell
2 268 (9.28%) SQL
3 131 (4.53%) VBScript
4 57 (1.97%) C#
5 56 (1.94%) VB
6 27 (0.93%) Bash Shell
7 25 (0.87%) Java
8 24 (0.83%) Python
9 22 (0.76%) C
10 14 (0.48%) PHP
11 13 (0.45%) C++
11 13 (0.45%) T-SQL
12 11 (0.38%) VBA
13 10 (0.35%) Ruby
14 7 (0.24%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.21%) JavaScript
15 6 (0.21%) Perl
16 3 (0.10%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.035%) AppleScript
17 1 (0.035%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 441 (15.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 236 (8.17%) MCSE
3 193 (6.68%) MCP
4 187 (6.47%) Degree
5 151 (5.23%) Security Cleared
6 141 (4.88%) MCSA
7 121 (4.19%) SC Cleared
8 90 (3.12%) ITIL Certification
9 86 (2.98%) Cisco Certification
10 81 (2.80%) A+ Certification
11 77 (2.67%) MCITP
12 76 (2.63%) CCNA
13 70 (2.42%) DV Cleared
14 62 (2.15%) MCDST
15 52 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 47 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
17 39 (1.35%) MCTS
18 21 (0.73%) Network+ Certification
19 20 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
20 18 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 401 (13.88%) SLA
2 61 (2.11%) GDPR
3 20 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.48%) QA
5 10 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.24%) COBIT
7 6 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.10%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.10%) PMO
9 2 (0.069%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.035%) IEC 61131
10 1 (0.035%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,942 (67.22%) Active Directory
2 442 (15.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 317 (10.97%) Hyper-V
4 174 (6.02%) XenApp
5 116 (4.02%) Microsoft App-V
6 115 (3.98%) VMware ESXi
7 93 (3.22%) XenDesktop
8 82 (2.84%) vSphere
9 62 (2.15%) Virtual Desktop
10 58 (2.01%) BitLocker
11 47 (1.63%) Terminal Services
12 33 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
13 30 (1.04%) Terminal Server
14 26 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
15 23 (0.80%) XenServer
16 20 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
17 19 (0.66%) Firmware
18 15 (0.52%) VirtualBox
19 14 (0.48%) LXC
20 12 (0.42%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 575 (19.90%) SCCM
2 145 (5.02%) WSUS
3 87 (3.01%) Backup Exec
4 79 (2.73%) AirWatch
5 69 (2.39%) Microsoft Intune
6 48 (1.66%) SCOM
7 39 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
7 39 (1.35%) vRealize
8 27 (0.93%) SCVMM
9 26 (0.90%) Perfmon
10 25 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
10 25 (0.87%) SCOrch
11 24 (0.83%) vCenter Server
12 23 (0.80%) ServiceCenter
12 23 (0.80%) XenMobile
13 21 (0.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 19 (0.66%) IBM BigFix
15 15 (0.52%) vRealize Orchestrator
16 14 (0.48%) ZABBIX
17 12 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1,696 (58.71%) Microsoft
2 648 (22.43%) VMware
3 611 (21.15%) Citrix
4 416 (14.40%) Cisco
5 257 (8.90%) Apple
6 237 (8.20%) HP
7 128 (4.43%) Dell
8 127 (4.40%) Symantec
9 107 (3.70%) Ivanti
10 86 (2.98%) Veeam
11 84 (2.91%) SonicWALL
12 72 (2.49%) Lotus
12 72 (2.49%) McAfee
13 68 (2.35%) Adobe
14 66 (2.28%) Avaya
15 65 (2.25%) Remedy
16 63 (2.18%) iManage
17 60 (2.08%) Oracle
18 59 (2.04%) IBM
19 56 (1.94%) EMC