Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 158 152
Rank change year-on-year -7 -6 -37
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 3927 4133 4781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.19% 2.18% 2.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.94% 8.80% 8.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3338 3555 4210
UK median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% -
10th Percentile £20,750 £20,500 £20,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £48,750 £47,550
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year +1.85% - +1.89%

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 43941 46990 57502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.56% 24.75% 26.25%
Number of salaries quoted 35446 39870 48544
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -1 3761 £30,000 - 176
UK excluding London +7 2180 £27,500 +1.85% 119
London -17 1693 £33,500 +1.52% 69
South East -7 690 £27,500 - 29
North of England +15 521 £26,000 -3.70% 31
Midlands 0 325 £26,000 +4.00% 20
North West +7 287 £25,000 -1.96% 15
East of England +51 273 £30,000 +11.11% 8
South West +14 273 £26,000 -5.45% 19
Yorkshire +22 226 £27,500 - 14
West Midlands -16 179 £26,500 +6.00% 11
East Midlands +45 146 £25,000 -5.24% 9
Wales +40 60 £28,000 +24.44% 10
Scotland -17 33 £27,730 +0.84% 2
North East +10 8 £27,500 +17.02% 2
Channel Islands +5 6 £32,500 -10.96%
Northern Ireland -25 2 £25,000 -16.67%

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 3927 (100.00%) Windows
2 2574 (65.55%) Active Directory
3 2379 (60.58%) Microsoft
4 2031 (51.72%) Windows 10
5 1584 (40.34%) Windows Server
6 1558 (39.67%) Microsoft Office
7 1351 (34.40%) Office 365
8 1288 (32.80%) MS Exchange
9 1287 (32.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 1230 (31.32%) VMware
11 1190 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 1180 (30.05%) ITIL
13 1028 (26.18%) Windows 8
14 999 (25.44%) Citrix
15 751 (19.12%) VMware Infrastructure
16 719 (18.31%) Finance
17 706 (17.98%) Exchange Server 2010
18 701 (17.85%) DNS
19 649 (16.53%) SCCM
20 641 (16.32%) Firewall
21 594 (15.13%) Microsoft Certification
22 585 (14.90%) DHCP
23 538 (13.70%) Cisco
24 535 (13.62%) Hyper-V
25 523 (13.32%) TCP/IP
26 513 (13.06%) SQL
27 510 (12.99%) LAN
28 504 (12.83%) SQL Server
29 462 (11.76%) WAN
30 449 (11.43%) SLA

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 1288 (32.80%) MS Exchange
2 706 (17.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 353 (8.99%) Exchange Server 2013
4 321 (8.17%) Skype for Business
5 315 (8.02%) SharePoint
6 180 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2007
7 142 (3.62%) IIS
8 102 (2.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 59 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
10 47 (1.20%) IBM Notes
10 47 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
11 27 (0.69%) Tomcat
12 24 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
13 19 (0.48%) CMS
14 17 (0.43%) JBoss
15 16 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
16 15 (0.38%) Apache
16 15 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
17 14 (0.36%) Confluence
18 8 (0.20%) Moodle
Applications
1 1558 (39.67%) Microsoft Office
2 166 (4.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 98 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.31%) Acrobat
5 12 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 11 (0.28%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.25%) AutoCAD
8 9 (0.23%) Maya
9 6 (0.15%) Houdini
9 6 (0.15%) NUKE
10 5 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
10 5 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
11 4 (0.10%) Avid Media Composer
12 3 (0.076%) CINEMA 4D
12 3 (0.076%) Revit
12 3 (0.076%) Vectorworks
13 2 (0.051%) Adobe Captivate
13 2 (0.051%) InCopy
13 2 (0.051%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 34 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.38%) Visualfiles
3 12 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.20%) Eikon
4 8 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.18%) NetSuite
6 6 (0.15%) assyst
6 6 (0.15%) Sage 200
6 6 (0.15%) Workday HCM
7 5 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.10%) Hyperion Planning
8 4 (0.10%) thinkFolio
9 3 (0.076%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.076%) Epicor Tropos
9 3 (0.076%) Unit4 Business World
10 2 (0.051%) HFM
10 2 (0.051%) iTrent
10 2 (0.051%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.051%) Softmar
10 2 (0.051%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 1351 (34.40%) Office 365
2 329 (8.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 159 (4.05%) IaaS
4 86 (2.19%) Mimecast
5 80 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
6 53 (1.35%) OneDrive
7 44 (1.12%) PaaS
8 43 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
9 32 (0.81%) SaaS
10 26 (0.66%) G Suite
11 24 (0.61%) Dropbox
12 17 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
13 11 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
14 9 (0.23%) Yammer
15 7 (0.18%) OpenDNS
16 5 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 5 (0.13%) Amazon S3
17 4 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
17 4 (0.10%) CloudFront
17 4 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 701 (17.85%) DNS
2 641 (16.32%) Firewall
3 585 (14.90%) DHCP
4 523 (13.32%) TCP/IP
5 510 (12.99%) LAN
6 462 (11.76%) WAN
7 422 (10.75%) VPN
8 344 (8.76%) SAN
9 292 (7.44%) Skype
10 192 (4.89%) Wireless
11 191 (4.86%) VLAN
12 183 (4.66%) VoIP
13 175 (4.46%) Internet
14 112 (2.85%) Wi-Fi
15 110 (2.80%) Remote Desktop
16 73 (1.86%) MPLS
17 56 (1.43%) Cisco IOS
18 55 (1.40%) NAS
19 44 (1.12%) Intranet
20 43 (1.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 504 (12.83%) SQL Server
2 166 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 71 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 47 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 36 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 34 (0.87%) MySQL
7 28 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
8 22 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
9 18 (0.46%) Relational Database
10 12 (0.31%) Oracle Database
11 10 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
12 8 (0.20%) NoSQL
13 7 (0.18%) MongoDB
13 7 (0.18%) MS Access
14 6 (0.15%) Azure SQL Database
14 6 (0.15%) Power BI
14 6 (0.15%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 90 (2.29%) MSI
2 41 (1.04%) InstallShield
3 36 (0.92%) JIRA
4 35 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 31 (0.79%) Visual Studio
6 17 (0.43%) AdminStudio
6 17 (0.43%) Git (software)
7 13 (0.33%) Subversion
8 11 (0.28%) AutoIt
9 6 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (0.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.10%) Sikuli
11 2 (0.051%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.025%) Android Studio
12 1 (0.025%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.025%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.025%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.025%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.025%) WinDbg
12 1 (0.025%) Xcode
General
1 719 (18.31%) Finance
2 263 (6.70%) Legal
3 245 (6.24%) Law
4 214 (5.45%) Banking
5 143 (3.64%) Investment Banking
6 127 (3.23%) Telecoms
7 103 (2.62%) Retail Banking
8 83 (2.11%) Retail
9 78 (1.99%) Manufacturing
10 53 (1.35%) Back Office
11 50 (1.27%) Advertising
12 42 (1.07%) Marketing
13 26 (0.66%) Automotive
14 25 (0.64%) Financial Institution
14 25 (0.64%) Front Office
15 21 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
16 19 (0.48%) Electronics
16 19 (0.48%) Publishing
17 14 (0.36%) Billing
18 12 (0.31%) Games
Job Titles
1 1200 (30.56%) Analyst
2 835 (21.26%) Support Engineer
3 742 (18.89%) IT Support
4 686 (17.47%) Support Analyst
5 569 (14.49%) Desktop Support
6 512 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
7 417 (10.62%) Service Analyst
8 401 (10.21%) Service Desk Analyst
9 380 (9.68%) IT Engineer
10 332 (8.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 316 (8.05%) IT Analyst
12 283 (7.21%) Desktop Engineer
13 279 (7.10%) IT Support Engineer
14 261 (6.65%) IT Support Analyst
15 257 (6.54%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 239 (6.09%) 1st Line Support
17 235 (5.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 225 (5.73%) 1st/2nd Line Support
19 214 (5.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
20 197 (5.02%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (2.27%) .NET
2 66 (1.68%) Software Packaging
3 60 (1.53%) HTML
4 51 (1.30%) Web Services
5 50 (1.27%) CSS
6 44 (1.12%) ASP.NET
7 32 (0.81%) .NET Framework
8 26 (0.66%) JSON
9 25 (0.64%) AngularJS
10 23 (0.59%) ASP.NET Web API
11 20 (0.51%) WCF
12 19 (0.48%) HTML5
13 18 (0.46%) SOAP
14 17 (0.43%) jQuery
14 17 (0.43%) XML
15 15 (0.38%) ASP.NET MVC
15 15 (0.38%) J2EE
16 14 (0.36%) 802.1X
17 13 (0.33%) WSH
18 10 (0.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 317 (8.07%) Blackberry
2 206 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
3 163 (4.15%) User Experience
4 162 (4.13%) iPhone
5 142 (3.62%) Driving Licence
6 121 (3.08%) Management Information System
7 118 (3.00%) Video Conferencing
8 115 (2.93%) Computer Science
9 99 (2.52%) Data Centre
10 91 (2.32%) Smartphone
11 87 (2.22%) iPad
12 60 (1.53%) Hedge funds
13 59 (1.50%) Fat Client
13 59 (1.50%) Thin Client
14 36 (0.92%) e-Learning
15 35 (0.89%) N-Tier
16 33 (0.84%) Replication
17 27 (0.69%) Clustering
18 25 (0.64%) Client/Server
19 23 (0.59%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3927 (100.00%) Windows
2 2031 (51.72%) Windows 10
3 1584 (40.34%) Windows Server
4 1287 (32.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 1190 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 1028 (26.18%) Windows 8
7 314 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 311 (7.92%) Mac OS X
9 297 (7.56%) Android
10 284 (7.23%) Linux
11 256 (6.52%) Apple iOS
12 251 (6.39%) Windows XP
13 90 (2.29%) Mac OS
14 83 (2.11%) Windows Vista
15 52 (1.32%) Unix
16 51 (1.30%) Windows Phone
17 49 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 36 (0.92%) CentOS
19 34 (0.87%) Ubuntu
20 25 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1180 (30.05%) ITIL
2 309 (7.87%) Service Management
3 209 (5.32%) Asset Management
4 206 (5.25%) Service Delivery
5 149 (3.79%) Problem Management
6 135 (3.44%) Incident Management
7 134 (3.41%) Change Management
8 129 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
9 122 (3.11%) Mentoring
10 113 (2.88%) ITIL V3
10 113 (2.88%) Wealth Management
11 112 (2.85%) CRM
12 107 (2.72%) Application Packaging
13 106 (2.70%) Migration
13 106 (2.70%) Patch Management
14 99 (2.52%) Time Management
15 81 (2.06%) Mobile Device Management
16 80 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
17 79 (2.01%) Project Management
18 75 (1.91%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 513 (13.06%) SQL
2 437 (11.13%) PowerShell
3 114 (2.90%) VBScript
4 106 (2.70%) C#
5 74 (1.88%) T-SQL
6 73 (1.86%) VB
7 71 (1.81%) JavaScript
8 60 (1.53%) C
9 54 (1.38%) Java
10 46 (1.17%) Python
11 43 (1.09%) Perl
12 25 (0.64%) PHP
13 23 (0.59%) C++
14 22 (0.56%) Bash Shell
15 14 (0.36%) Ruby
16 13 (0.33%) VBA
17 11 (0.28%) PL/SQL
18 10 (0.25%) Tcl
19 8 (0.20%) VB.NET
20 6 (0.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 594 (15.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 358 (9.12%) Degree
3 336 (8.56%) MCSE
4 252 (6.42%) MCP
5 169 (4.30%) MCSA
6 159 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
7 151 (3.85%) CCNA
8 144 (3.67%) Citrix Certification
9 114 (2.90%) CCA
10 113 (2.88%) Security Cleared
11 99 (2.52%) MCITP
12 97 (2.47%) SC Cleared
13 82 (2.09%) MCDST
14 73 (1.86%) MCTS
15 65 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
16 55 (1.40%) A+ Certification
17 49 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 43 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
18 43 (1.09%) DV Cleared
19 32 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 449 (11.43%) SLA
2 36 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (0.89%) PCI DSS
4 17 (0.43%) QA
5 14 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
5 14 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 12 (0.31%) PMO
7 2 (0.051%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.025%) COBIT
8 1 (0.025%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.025%) GAMP
8 1 (0.025%) GDPR
8 1 (0.025%) GMP
8 1 (0.025%) GxP
8 1 (0.025%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.025%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.025%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.025%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2574 (65.55%) Active Directory
2 751 (19.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 535 (13.62%) Hyper-V
4 303 (7.72%) XenApp
5 269 (6.85%) XenDesktop
6 146 (3.72%) vSphere
7 145 (3.69%) VMware ESXi
8 135 (3.44%) Microsoft App-V
9 68 (1.73%) VirtualBox
10 64 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
11 60 (1.53%) Virtual Desktop
12 56 (1.43%) Terminal Services
13 54 (1.38%) Virtual Servers
14 32 (0.81%) XenServer
15 27 (0.69%) Terminal Server
16 24 (0.61%) BitLocker
16 24 (0.61%) NFS
16 24 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
17 19 (0.48%) Docker
18 18 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 649 (16.53%) SCCM
2 140 (3.57%) AirWatch
3 110 (2.80%) WSUS
4 99 (2.52%) Backup Exec
5 62 (1.58%) Norton AntiVirus
6 50 (1.27%) Microsoft Intune
7 42 (1.07%) SCOM
8 35 (0.89%) vCenter Server
9 30 (0.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 22 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 21 (0.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 21 (0.53%) XenMobile
12 20 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
13 19 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
13 19 (0.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 17 (0.43%) SCOrch
15 16 (0.41%) NetBackup
16 14 (0.36%) WMI
17 11 (0.28%) Jamf Pro
17 11 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2379 (60.58%) Microsoft
2 1230 (31.32%) VMware
3 999 (25.44%) Citrix
4 538 (13.70%) Cisco
5 374 (9.52%) Apple
6 298 (7.59%) HP
7 156 (3.97%) AppSense
8 154 (3.92%) Dell
8 154 (3.92%) ServiceNow
9 153 (3.90%) McAfee
10 152 (3.87%) Veeam
11 135 (3.44%) Symantec
12 119 (3.03%) iManage
13 109 (2.78%) Reuters
14 103 (2.62%) Bloomberg
15 95 (2.42%) Avaya
16 93 (2.37%) Oracle
17 84 (2.14%) Sophos
18 68 (1.73%) Adobe
19 66 (1.68%) NetApp