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 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
UK
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 142 117
Rank change year-on-year -16 -25  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 1808 2447 2887
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.10% 2.36% 2.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.65% 9.09% 9.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1523 2130 2376
Median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year - +3.77%  

Windows 7 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 20895 26921 29727
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.29% 25.95% 26.86%
Number of salaries quoted 17534 22777 24849
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows 7 in the UK

Windows 7
Top 30 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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -18 1726 £30,000 - 208
London -20 760 £32,500 +1.56% 80
South East 0 373 £30,000 - 41
East of England +3 155 £28,750 +7.47% 11
North West -11 131 £27,500 +9.20% 24
City of London -32 104 £30,000 -6.25% 15
Surrey +21 101 £25,250 -4.71% 10
Yorkshire +23 99 £27,500 +17.02% 11
Manchester -15 89 £27,500 -1.78% 17
South West -25 79 £27,500 +14.58% 14
West Yorkshire +26 78 £27,500 +10.00% 9
West Midlands -3 77 £30,000 +7.14% 21
Hampshire +9 76 £31,500 +12.50% 12
Buckinghamshire +32 63 £24,500 -5.76% 7
Hertfordshire -9 63 £24,500 -7.54% 6
Leeds +38 55 £25,000 -9.09% 6
Berkshire +11 53 £50,000 +53.84% 4
East Midlands -33 46 £25,000 -8.25% 5
Essex -3 42 £32,500 +22.64% 4
Milton Keynes +28 41 £24,500 +2.08% 4
Bristol -7 30 £30,000 +13.20% 8
Guildford +17 29 £27,000 +17.39% 1
Oxfordshire -29 27 £35,500 -5.33% 2
Cambridgeshire -1 26 £27,500 -24.91% 1
Kent +10 25 £28,000 -3.44%
West Sussex +9 22 £35,000 +16.66% 5
Basingstoke -2 22 £31,500 - 2
Wiltshire +9 21 £29,500 +24.21%
Warwickshire +29 20 £30,000 +4.34% 3
Nottingham +12 19 £22,000 +3.52% 1

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 3622 (100.00%) Windows
2 2352 (64.94%) Active Directory
3 2092 (57.76%) Microsoft
4 1531 (42.27%) Microsoft Office
5 1449 (40.01%) Windows 10
6 1285 (35.48%) Windows Server
7 1140 (31.47%) MS Exchange
8 1115 (30.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 1047 (28.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 1003 (27.69%) ITIL
11 982 (27.11%) VMware
12 970 (26.78%) Windows 8
13 843 (23.27%) Office 365
14 838 (23.14%) Citrix
15 655 (18.08%) VMware Infrastructure
16 569 (15.71%) Cisco
17 561 (15.49%) Finance
18 542 (14.96%) DNS
19 537 (14.83%) LAN
20 520 (14.36%) Firewall
21 506 (13.97%) SCCM
22 503 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
23 502 (13.86%) TCP/IP
24 487 (13.45%) Exchange Server 2010
25 484 (13.36%) DHCP
26 465 (12.84%) Hyper-V
27 447 (12.34%) WAN
28 445 (12.29%) SLA
29 429 (11.84%) VPN
30 374 (10.33%) SQL Server

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 1140 (31.47%) MS Exchange
2 487 (13.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 256 (7.07%) SharePoint
4 253 (6.99%) Exchange Server 2013
5 206 (5.69%) Skype for Business
6 155 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2007
7 151 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 132 (3.64%) IIS
9 80 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2003
10 47 (1.30%) IBM Notes
11 29 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
11 29 (0.80%) Tomcat
12 27 (0.75%) Apache
13 25 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
14 21 (0.58%) Confluence
15 15 (0.41%) CMS
15 15 (0.41%) GlassFish
16 10 (0.28%) SAS
17 6 (0.17%) MS Project Server
17 6 (0.17%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 1531 (42.27%) Microsoft Office
2 181 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 112 (3.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 18 (0.50%) Acrobat
5 18 (0.50%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
8 10 (0.28%) Camtasia
8 10 (0.28%) Snagit
9 7 (0.19%) Photoshop
10 6 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
11 4 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
11 4 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
11 4 (0.11%) QuarkXPress
12 2 (0.055%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.055%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.028%) 3ds Max
13 1 (0.028%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.028%) Maya
Business Applications
1 30 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.69%) Unit4 Business World
3 16 (0.44%) SAP ERP
4 15 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
5 13 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
6 8 (0.22%) Sage 200
6 8 (0.22%) Visualfiles
7 7 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (0.17%) OpenText MBPM
8 6 (0.17%) Sentinel
9 5 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
9 5 (0.14%) Eikon
10 4 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
11 3 (0.083%) Oracle Retail
11 3 (0.083%) Sage 50
12 2 (0.055%) NetSuite
12 2 (0.055%) Oracle BPM
12 2 (0.055%) Retail-J
12 2 (0.055%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 843 (23.27%) Office 365
2 230 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 100 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
4 77 (2.13%) Mimecast
5 26 (0.72%) G Suite
6 23 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
7 20 (0.55%) SaaS
8 13 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
9 11 (0.30%) IaaS
10 9 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 9 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
11 8 (0.22%) PaaS
11 8 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 6 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (0.14%) OneDrive
14 4 (0.11%) Dropbox
15 3 (0.083%) iTunes
16 2 (0.055%) Slack
17 1 (0.028%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 542 (14.96%) DNS
2 537 (14.83%) LAN
3 520 (14.36%) Firewall
4 502 (13.86%) TCP/IP
5 484 (13.36%) DHCP
6 447 (12.34%) WAN
7 429 (11.84%) VPN
8 251 (6.93%) SAN
9 194 (5.36%) VoIP
10 158 (4.36%) Internet
11 157 (4.33%) Wireless
12 126 (3.48%) Skype
13 119 (3.29%) Remote Desktop
14 107 (2.95%) VLAN
15 66 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
16 59 (1.63%) Network Security
17 57 (1.57%) Cisco IOS
18 54 (1.49%) IP Telephony
19 53 (1.46%) NAS
20 49 (1.35%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 374 (10.33%) SQL Server
2 102 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 41 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 38 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
6 30 (0.83%) MySQL
7 24 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 23 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
9 19 (0.52%) Oracle Database
9 19 (0.52%) Relational Database
10 17 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
11 14 (0.39%) MS Access
11 14 (0.39%) RDBMS
12 13 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.14%) Data Mining
13 5 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.14%) GIS
14 4 (0.11%) Oracle Database 11g
15 3 (0.083%) PostgreSQL
15 3 (0.083%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 76 (2.10%) MSI
2 30 (0.83%) JIRA
3 23 (0.64%) Ant
4 21 (0.58%) JUnit
5 18 (0.50%) Jenkins
6 16 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (0.44%) Visual Studio
7 15 (0.41%) Gradle
7 15 (0.41%) Hudson
7 15 (0.41%) Maven
8 6 (0.17%) AdminStudio
9 5 (0.14%) Subversion
10 3 (0.083%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.083%) Git (software)
11 2 (0.055%) ClearCase
11 2 (0.055%) InstallShield
11 2 (0.055%) TestDirector
11 2 (0.055%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.055%) WebSpeed
12 1 (0.028%) IntelliJ
General
1 561 (15.49%) Finance
2 317 (8.75%) Law
3 306 (8.45%) Legal
4 134 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 122 (3.37%) Banking
6 107 (2.95%) Manufacturing
7 75 (2.07%) Retail
8 42 (1.16%) Back Office
9 40 (1.10%) Advertising
10 39 (1.08%) Marketing
11 33 (0.91%) Automotive
12 29 (0.80%) Front Office
13 27 (0.75%) German Language
14 25 (0.69%) Investment Banking
15 24 (0.66%) Publishing
16 17 (0.47%) Financial Institution
16 17 (0.47%) French Language
17 16 (0.44%) Billing
18 13 (0.36%) Electronics
19 11 (0.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 1285 (35.48%) Analyst
2 742 (20.49%) IT Support
3 718 (19.82%) Support Engineer
4 655 (18.08%) Support Analyst
5 526 (14.52%) Service Analyst
6 517 (14.27%) 2nd Line Support
7 489 (13.50%) Service Desk Analyst
8 385 (10.63%) IT Analyst
9 375 (10.35%) Desktop Support
10 353 (9.75%) IT Engineer
11 287 (7.92%) IT Support Analyst
12 272 (7.51%) IT Support Engineer
13 261 (7.21%) 1st/2nd Line Support
14 246 (6.79%) 1st Line Support
15 236 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 232 (6.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
17 201 (5.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 194 (5.36%) Service Desk Support
19 179 (4.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
20 178 (4.91%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (1.49%) .NET
2 52 (1.44%) Software Packaging
3 46 (1.27%) Web Services
4 28 (0.77%) CSS
5 26 (0.72%) J2EE
6 23 (0.64%) HTML
7 17 (0.47%) XML
8 9 (0.25%) COM
8 9 (0.25%) EDI
8 9 (0.25%) Middleware
9 8 (0.22%) Qt
10 7 (0.19%) ASP.NET
10 7 (0.19%) HTML5
11 6 (0.17%) Flash
11 6 (0.17%) J2ME
11 6 (0.17%) OpenGL
11 6 (0.17%) Series 60
11 6 (0.17%) SOAP
11 6 (0.17%) SVG
11 6 (0.17%) UIQ
Miscellaneous
1 296 (8.17%) Blackberry
2 204 (5.63%) iPhone
3 202 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
4 148 (4.09%) Driving Licence
5 139 (3.84%) iPad
6 135 (3.73%) Data Centre
7 105 (2.90%) Video Conferencing
8 103 (2.84%) Management Information System
9 81 (2.24%) Smartphone
10 78 (2.15%) Hedge funds
11 61 (1.68%) e-Learning
12 57 (1.57%) Fat Client
12 57 (1.57%) Thin Client
13 51 (1.41%) Computer Science
14 39 (1.08%) Replication
15 37 (1.02%) Public Cloud
16 33 (0.91%) PDA
17 30 (0.83%) CMDB
17 30 (0.83%) User Experience
18 23 (0.64%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3622 (100.00%) Windows
2 1449 (40.01%) Windows 10
3 1285 (35.48%) Windows Server
4 1115 (30.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 1047 (28.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 970 (26.78%) Windows 8
7 316 (8.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 262 (7.23%) Windows XP
9 254 (7.01%) Android
10 226 (6.24%) Linux
11 204 (5.63%) Mac OS X
12 178 (4.91%) Apple iOS
13 73 (2.02%) Mac OS
14 50 (1.38%) Windows Vista
15 47 (1.30%) Windows Phone
16 38 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 33 (0.91%) Unix
18 24 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
19 18 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
20 17 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1003 (27.69%) ITIL
2 289 (7.98%) Service Management
3 186 (5.14%) Service Delivery
4 142 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
5 115 (3.18%) Migration
6 114 (3.15%) Time Management
7 112 (3.09%) Problem Management
8 110 (3.04%) Mentoring
9 109 (3.01%) Incident Management
10 106 (2.93%) ERP
11 103 (2.84%) CRM
12 96 (2.65%) Asset Management
13 94 (2.60%) ITIL V3
14 91 (2.51%) Ticket Management
15 89 (2.46%) Change Management
15 89 (2.46%) Project Management
16 87 (2.40%) Document Management
17 82 (2.26%) Application Packaging
18 78 (2.15%) Configuration Management
19 71 (1.96%) Case Management
Programming Languages
1 360 (9.94%) SQL
2 291 (8.03%) PowerShell
3 78 (2.15%) VB
4 68 (1.88%) VBScript
5 60 (1.66%) C#
6 53 (1.46%) C
7 33 (0.91%) Java
8 30 (0.83%) C++
9 29 (0.80%) VBA
10 24 (0.66%) JavaScript
11 20 (0.55%) Python
12 19 (0.52%) Perl
13 18 (0.50%) PHP
14 12 (0.33%) VB.NET
15 11 (0.30%) Shell Script
16 9 (0.25%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.14%) Objective-C
17 5 (0.14%) Ruby
18 4 (0.11%) PL/SQL
19 2 (0.055%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 503 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 326 (9.00%) Degree
3 241 (6.65%) MCSE
4 211 (5.83%) MCP
5 166 (4.58%) MCSA
6 149 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
7 128 (3.53%) CCNA
8 112 (3.09%) Security Cleared
9 102 (2.82%) MCITP
10 95 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
11 86 (2.37%) SC Cleared
12 73 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 64 (1.77%) MCDST
14 60 (1.66%) A+ Certification
15 48 (1.33%) MCTS
16 44 (1.21%) CCNP
16 44 (1.21%) DBS Check
17 38 (1.05%) MOS
18 27 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
19 24 (0.66%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 445 (12.29%) SLA
2 57 (1.57%) QA
3 25 (0.69%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.11%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.055%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.028%) COBIT
8 1 (0.028%) COSO
8 1 (0.028%) ISO13485
8 1 (0.028%) PMO
System Software
1 2352 (64.94%) Active Directory
2 655 (18.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 465 (12.84%) Hyper-V
4 264 (7.29%) XenApp
5 99 (2.73%) vSphere
6 98 (2.71%) XenDesktop
7 92 (2.54%) Microsoft App-V
8 84 (2.32%) VMware ESX
9 57 (1.57%) VMware Workstation
10 52 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
11 49 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
12 47 (1.30%) Terminal Services
13 36 (0.99%) Terminal Server
14 35 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
15 31 (0.86%) Virtual Desktop
16 27 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 17 (0.47%) XenServer
18 12 (0.33%) Firmware
19 11 (0.30%) VirtualBox
20 8 (0.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 506 (13.97%) SCCM
2 93 (2.57%) Backup Exec
3 45 (1.24%) WSUS
4 43 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
5 34 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
5 34 (0.94%) SCOM
6 33 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 31 (0.86%) AirWatch
8 28 (0.77%) vCenter Server
9 27 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
10 21 (0.58%) Nagios
11 17 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
12 14 (0.39%) Jamf Pro
12 14 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 14 (0.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 13 (0.36%) XenMobile
14 12 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
15 11 (0.30%) FortiGate
15 11 (0.30%) SCOrch
15 11 (0.30%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 2092 (57.76%) Microsoft
2 982 (27.11%) VMware
3 838 (23.14%) Citrix
4 569 (15.71%) Cisco
5 287 (7.92%) Apple
6 235 (6.49%) HP
7 163 (4.50%) iManage
8 142 (3.92%) Dell
9 104 (2.87%) Avaya
10 90 (2.48%) Symantec
11 87 (2.40%) Bloomberg
12 79 (2.18%) Adobe
13 77 (2.13%) AppSense
13 77 (2.13%) Google
14 75 (2.07%) Remedy
15 74 (2.04%) NetApp
16 72 (1.99%) Reuters
17 63 (1.74%) Veeam
18 61 (1.68%) Oracle
19 55 (1.52%) ServiceNow
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Global Company
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus package
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Salary: Up to £19k
Posted: Yesterday
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Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
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Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
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UK
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
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Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum
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ninesharp
Salary: £18000 - £22500 per annum + 25 days holiday etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
ninesharp
Salary: £18000 - £22500 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + training
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