Period
to 28 January 2020

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 28 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
UK
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 192 174 167
Rank change year-on-year -18 -7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 2,203 3,023 3,688
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.75% 2.00% 2.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.85% 8.64% 8.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,849 2,614 3,155
UK median annual salary £29,000 £31,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.45% +3.33% +3.11%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -3.57% +1.82% +3.77%

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 28,047 35,006 41,569
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.33% 23.17% 24.16%
Number of salaries quoted 22,484 28,064 34,062
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.19% +5.00% +1.27%

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 28 January 2020.

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 28 January 2020. 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 -21 2,064 £30,000 -3.23% 447
UK excluding London -13 1,348 £27,000 -3.57% 362
London -47 805 £34,000 -2.86% 106
South East +32 551 £27,500 -1.79% 86
North of England +2 280 £25,000 - 87
Midlands +6 187 £27,500 - 68
North West +15 168 £26,000 +4.00% 53
South West +2 161 £27,500 -8.33% 43
East Midlands +33 103 £29,750 +15.53% 37
Yorkshire -14 87 £25,000 +6.38% 28
West Midlands -29 84 £26,000 -5.45% 31
East of England -86 77 £27,000 -15.63% 57
Scotland +32 48 £24,500 -24.62% 12
Wales -4 39 £26,500 +9.28% 8
North East +17 25 £22,000 -21.43% 6
Channel Islands +1 4 £25,000 -27.01% 1
Northern Ireland +7 1 £27,500 +15.79%

For the 6 months to 28 January 2020, 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 2,203 (100.00%) Windows
2 1,621 (73.58%) Windows 10
3 1,447 (65.68%) Active Directory
4 1,234 (56.01%) Microsoft
5 1,081 (49.07%) Office 365
6 835 (37.90%) Microsoft Office
7 707 (32.09%) Windows Server
8 683 (31.00%) ITIL
9 510 (23.15%) VMware
10 489 (22.20%) MS Exchange
11 469 (21.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 432 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
13 428 (19.43%) Windows 8
14 423 (19.20%) Citrix
15 399 (18.11%) SCCM
16 375 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
17 357 (16.21%) TCP/IP
18 349 (15.84%) LAN
19 340 (15.43%) Problem-Solving
20 322 (14.62%) DNS
21 319 (14.48%) WAN
22 294 (13.35%) DHCP
23 291 (13.21%) Azure
24 281 (12.76%) SLA
25 257 (11.67%) Finance
26 254 (11.53%) Firewall
27 238 (10.80%) Cisco
28 228 (10.35%) Microsoft Certification
29 227 (10.30%) Apple
29 227 (10.30%) 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
1 489 (22.20%) MS Exchange
2 155 (7.04%) SharePoint
3 141 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 133 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 107 (4.86%) Skype for Business
6 51 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 36 (1.63%) IIS
8 23 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
9 21 (0.95%) IBM Notes
10 16 (0.73%) WebSphere
11 15 (0.68%) Confluence
12 13 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 8 (0.36%) IBM HTTP Server
14 5 (0.23%) Apache
15 4 (0.18%) Drupal
15 4 (0.18%) Jupyter
15 4 (0.18%) nginx
16 3 (0.14%) IBM Domino
17 2 (0.091%) CMS
Applications
1 835 (37.90%) Microsoft Office
2 100 (4.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 57 (2.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 34 (1.54%) MS Visio
5 18 (0.82%) Photoshop
6 11 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
7 8 (0.36%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.14%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.091%) S-PLUS
9 2 (0.091%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.045%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.045%) Autodesk Inventor
10 1 (0.045%) MicroStation
10 1 (0.045%) Mozilla Thunderbird
10 1 (0.045%) Revit
Business Applications
1 15 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 14 (0.64%) Salerio
3 9 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.14%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.091%) assyst
5 2 (0.091%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.091%) Eikon
5 2 (0.091%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.091%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.091%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.091%) Softmar
6 1 (0.045%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.045%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.045%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.045%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 1 (0.045%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.045%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.045%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1,081 (49.07%) Office 365
2 291 (13.21%) Azure
3 112 (5.08%) AWS
4 52 (2.36%) Azure Active Directory
5 30 (1.36%) OneDrive
6 29 (1.32%) G Suite
7 24 (1.09%) Mimecast
8 12 (0.54%) Power Platform
9 10 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (0.45%) IaaS
10 9 (0.41%) GCP
11 6 (0.27%) PaaS
11 6 (0.27%) PowerApps
12 5 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
13 4 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 4 (0.18%) SaaS
13 4 (0.18%) Yammer
14 3 (0.14%) Dropbox
15 2 (0.091%) OpenDNS
15 2 (0.091%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 357 (16.21%) TCP/IP
2 349 (15.84%) LAN
3 322 (14.62%) DNS
4 319 (14.48%) WAN
5 294 (13.35%) DHCP
6 254 (11.53%) Firewall
7 181 (8.22%) VPN
8 180 (8.17%) VoIP
9 127 (5.76%) Wireless
10 126 (5.72%) Skype
11 100 (4.54%) Remote Desktop
12 78 (3.54%) Wi-Fi
13 77 (3.50%) SAN
14 76 (3.45%) VLAN
15 74 (3.36%) Internet
16 40 (1.82%) Broadband
17 35 (1.59%) NetScaler
18 34 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
19 28 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
19 28 (1.27%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (7.40%) SQL Server
2 27 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (0.73%) Big Data
4 16 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
7 9 (0.41%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 9 (0.41%) Azure SQL Database
7 9 (0.41%) MySQL
8 8 (0.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 8 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
8 8 (0.36%) DB2
8 8 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (0.27%) Data Lake
10 6 (0.27%) Power BI
11 5 (0.23%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 48 (2.18%) MSI
2 43 (1.95%) JIRA
3 26 (1.18%) Git (software)
3 26 (1.18%) InstallShield
4 24 (1.09%) Visual Studio
5 17 (0.77%) AdminStudio
6 14 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (0.59%) Subversion
7 13 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
8 10 (0.45%) Jenkins
9 9 (0.41%) Eclipse
10 8 (0.36%) Android Studio
10 8 (0.36%) Ant
10 8 (0.36%) IntelliJ
10 8 (0.36%) JUnit
10 8 (0.36%) Maven
10 8 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.18%) Chocolatey
11 4 (0.18%) Redmine
12 3 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 257 (11.67%) Finance
2 87 (3.95%) Retail
3 83 (3.77%) Legal
4 78 (3.54%) Law
5 63 (2.86%) Public Sector
6 55 (2.50%) Telecoms
7 31 (1.41%) Manufacturing
8 29 (1.32%) Banking
9 23 (1.04%) Marketing
10 19 (0.86%) Back Office
11 18 (0.82%) Financial Institution
12 16 (0.73%) French Language
12 16 (0.73%) Local Government
13 15 (0.68%) Advertising
14 12 (0.54%) Aerospace
15 9 (0.41%) Electronics
16 8 (0.36%) Front Office
17 7 (0.32%) Billing
18 5 (0.23%) Automotive
18 5 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 633 (28.73%) Analyst
2 568 (25.78%) Support Engineer
3 501 (22.74%) IT Support
4 366 (16.61%) Support Analyst
5 292 (13.25%) IT Engineer
6 290 (13.16%) 2nd Line Support
7 283 (12.85%) Desktop Support
8 240 (10.89%) Service Analyst
9 226 (10.26%) Service Desk Analyst
10 216 (9.80%) IT Support Engineer
11 210 (9.53%) IT Analyst
12 199 (9.03%) Desktop Engineer
13 193 (8.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 174 (7.90%) IT Support Analyst
15 155 (7.04%) Desktop Support Engineer
16 146 (6.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 124 (5.63%) 1st Line Support
18 113 (5.13%) 1st/2nd Line Support
19 105 (4.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 76 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (2.18%) .NET
2 25 (1.13%) HTML
3 22 (1.00%) JSON
3 22 (1.00%) XML
4 21 (0.95%) Web Services
5 17 (0.77%) Middleware
6 15 (0.68%) LDAP
7 14 (0.64%) Elastic Stack
7 14 (0.64%) Regular Expression
8 13 (0.59%) ASP.NET
8 13 (0.59%) COM
8 13 (0.59%) CSS
9 10 (0.45%) HTML5
10 9 (0.41%) SailPoint
10 9 (0.41%) X-Windows
11 8 (0.36%) J2EE
11 8 (0.36%) JAXB
11 8 (0.36%) JDBC
11 8 (0.36%) Struts
11 8 (0.36%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 160 (7.26%) Management Information System
2 122 (5.54%) Data Centre
2 122 (5.54%) Self-Motivation
3 109 (4.95%) iPhone
4 100 (4.54%) Driving Licence
5 88 (3.99%) Blackberry
6 79 (3.59%) Video Conferencing
7 77 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
8 75 (3.40%) Smartphone
9 54 (2.45%) iPad
10 29 (1.32%) Replication
11 27 (1.23%) Hedge funds
12 25 (1.13%) CMDB
12 25 (1.13%) User Experience
13 24 (1.09%) Fat Client
13 24 (1.09%) Thin Client
14 19 (0.86%) Derivative
15 17 (0.77%) Equities
16 15 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
17 14 (0.64%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2,203 (100.00%) Windows
2 1,621 (73.58%) Windows 10
3 707 (32.09%) Windows Server
4 469 (21.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 432 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 428 (19.43%) Windows 8
7 180 (8.17%) Linux
8 172 (7.81%) Android
9 118 (5.36%) Apple iOS
10 110 (4.99%) Windows Server 2003
11 99 (4.49%) Mac OS X
12 73 (3.31%) Windows XP
13 54 (2.45%) Mac OS
14 37 (1.68%) Unix
15 22 (1.00%) CentOS
16 21 (0.95%) Windows 2000
16 21 (0.95%) Windows Vista
17 13 (0.59%) Ubuntu
18 8 (0.36%) OS/400
18 8 (0.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 683 (31.00%) ITIL
2 340 (15.43%) Problem-Solving
3 144 (6.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 131 (5.95%) Service Management
5 124 (5.63%) Mobile Device Management
6 123 (5.58%) ITSM
7 103 (4.68%) Mentoring
8 101 (4.58%) Incident Management
9 99 (4.49%) Asset Management
10 93 (4.22%) Service Delivery
11 88 (3.99%) Migration
11 88 (3.99%) Ticket Management
12 86 (3.90%) Information Security
13 80 (3.63%) Change Management
14 74 (3.36%) Continuous Improvement
14 74 (3.36%) Time Management
15 72 (3.27%) Proactive Monitoring
16 71 (3.22%) Security Management
17 70 (3.18%) Information Security Management
17 70 (3.18%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 199 (9.03%) PowerShell
2 197 (8.94%) SQL
3 41 (1.86%) C#
4 34 (1.54%) Python
5 27 (1.23%) Java
6 24 (1.09%) C
7 22 (1.00%) VB
8 18 (0.82%) JavaScript
8 18 (0.82%) VBScript
9 14 (0.64%) Bash Shell
9 14 (0.64%) Shell Script
10 13 (0.59%) Perl
11 11 (0.50%) C++
11 11 (0.50%) VBA
12 8 (0.36%) Java 8
12 8 (0.36%) PL/SQL
13 5 (0.23%) R
14 4 (0.18%) F#
14 4 (0.18%) Haskell
14 4 (0.18%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 228 (10.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 135 (6.13%) Degree
3 116 (5.27%) Security Cleared
4 102 (4.63%) MCSE
5 101 (4.58%) MCP
6 70 (3.18%) MCSA
7 64 (2.91%) A+ Certification
7 64 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
8 57 (2.59%) CCNA
9 50 (2.27%) SC Cleared
10 42 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
11 39 (1.77%) MCITP
12 33 (1.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 33 (1.50%) MCDST
13 28 (1.27%) DV Cleared
13 28 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 20 (0.91%) DBS Check
15 19 (0.86%) MCTS
16 18 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
17 11 (0.50%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 281 (12.76%) SLA
2 19 (0.86%) QA
3 15 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.23%) IEC 61131
5 5 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (0.14%) GDPR
7 2 (0.091%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.091%) GxP
7 2 (0.091%) NCSC
8 1 (0.045%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.045%) DICOM
8 1 (0.045%) GAMP
8 1 (0.045%) HL7
8 1 (0.045%) NIST
System Software
1 1,447 (65.68%) Active Directory
2 375 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 227 (10.30%) Hyper-V
4 94 (4.27%) XenApp
5 73 (3.31%) Microsoft App-V
6 67 (3.04%) XenDesktop
7 56 (2.54%) vSphere
8 45 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
9 36 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
10 24 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
11 16 (0.73%) VirtualBox
11 16 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
12 14 (0.64%) BitLocker
13 12 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
14 11 (0.50%) Terminal Services
15 9 (0.41%) VMware Server
16 8 (0.36%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 8 (0.36%) Docker
16 8 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 6 (0.27%) LXC
Systems Management
1 399 (18.11%) SCCM
2 89 (4.04%) Microsoft Intune
3 30 (1.36%) WSUS
4 25 (1.13%) Backup Exec
5 23 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
6 20 (0.91%) Nagios
6 20 (0.91%) SCOM
7 18 (0.82%) AirWatch
8 14 (0.64%) Cisco CUCM
9 13 (0.59%) vRealize
10 12 (0.54%) vCenter Server
11 11 (0.50%) Jamf Pro
11 11 (0.50%) NetBackup
12 10 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
12 10 (0.45%) PaperCut
13 9 (0.41%) Icinga
13 9 (0.41%) WhatsUp Gold
14 8 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
14 8 (0.36%) SCVMM
14 8 (0.36%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 1,234 (56.01%) Microsoft
2 510 (23.15%) VMware
3 423 (19.20%) Citrix
4 238 (10.80%) Cisco
5 227 (10.30%) Apple
6 138 (6.26%) HP
7 117 (5.31%) ServiceNow
8 79 (3.59%) Oracle
9 62 (2.81%) Dell
10 49 (2.22%) EMC
11 48 (2.18%) Google
11 48 (2.18%) Veeam
12 45 (2.04%) Ivanti
12 45 (2.04%) Symantec
13 44 (2.00%) IBM
14 40 (1.82%) Sophos
15 38 (1.72%) Adobe
15 38 (1.72%) Remedy
16 35 (1.59%) Bloomberg
16 35 (1.59%) NetApp