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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
UK
Rank 153 145 110
Rank change year-on-year -8 -35  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 1788 2390 2923
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.11% 2.31% 2.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.88% 8.87% 10.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1543 2064 2455
Median salary £29,638 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.20% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,450 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £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 20140 26934 28593
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 23.71% 26.08% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 16926 22675 23914
Median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,214
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.21% +1.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £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 25 March 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 25 March 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 -8 1691 £30,000 - 225
London -23 724 £31,500 -3.07% 80
South East -6 357 £30,000 +3.44% 41
East of England +27 192 £27,500 -8.33% 18
North West -17 123 £25,250 +5.20% 27
Surrey +11 117 £25,000 -9.09% 10
City of London -13 103 £30,000 -7.69% 15
Yorkshire +26 102 £26,500 +20.45% 19
Manchester -10 88 £24,250 -13.39% 18
West Midlands +31 84 £26,750 -2.72% 17
West Yorkshire +38 78 £25,000 +2.04% 14
Hertfordshire -9 73 £25,000 -5.66% 8
Hampshire -13 67 £32,000 +1.58% 10
South West -55 62 £27,500 - 9
Leeds +33 56 £25,000 -5.66% 6
Berkshire +20 56 £40,750 +35.83% 6
East Midlands -27 44 £25,000 -11.71% 9
Cambridgeshire +24 41 £25,800 -30.96% 6
Essex +10 38 £32,500 +22.64% 4
Buckinghamshire +25 37 £24,500 +2.08% 6
Guildford +15 33 £22,500 -19.64% 2
West Sussex +11 28 £30,000 -3.22% 1
Birmingham +10 27 £22,500 -19.64% 3
Oxfordshire -24 26 £31,500 -23.63% 4
Milton Keynes +18 25 £24,500 -5.76% 2
Bristol -13 25 £30,000 +9.09% 5
Bedfordshire +24 24 £30,000 -
Woking +24 21 £28,000 +7.69% 1
Suffolk +42 20 £27,500 +8.91%
Warwickshire +37 20 £32,250 +17.27% 7

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 3714 (100.00%) Windows
2 2443 (65.78%) Active Directory
3 2160 (58.16%) Microsoft
4 1593 (42.89%) MS Office
5 1406 (37.86%) Windows 10
6 1344 (36.19%) Windows Server
7 1254 (33.76%) MS Excel
8 1170 (31.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 1111 (29.91%) MS Exchange
10 1102 (29.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 1030 (27.73%) Windows 8
12 996 (26.82%) VMware
13 995 (26.79%) ITIL
14 820 (22.08%) Office 365
15 819 (22.05%) Citrix
16 663 (17.85%) VMware Infrastructure
17 602 (16.21%) Cisco
18 536 (14.43%) Microsoft Certification
19 535 (14.40%) DNS
19 535 (14.40%) Finance
20 511 (13.76%) LAN
21 510 (13.73%) TCP/IP
22 509 (13.70%) SCCM
23 502 (13.52%) Firewall
24 488 (13.14%) Hyper-V
25 482 (12.98%) DHCP
25 482 (12.98%) Exchange Server 2010
26 478 (12.87%) SLA
27 472 (12.71%) VPN
28 433 (11.66%) WAN

Windows 7
Top Related 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 1111 (29.91%) MS Exchange
2 482 (12.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 268 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 234 (6.30%) SharePoint
5 217 (5.84%) Skype for Business
6 162 (4.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 146 (3.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 125 (3.37%) IIS
9 73 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2003
10 47 (1.27%) IBM Notes
11 33 (0.89%) Tomcat
12 29 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
13 26 (0.70%) Apache
14 20 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
15 16 (0.43%) Confluence
15 16 (0.43%) GlassFish
16 10 (0.27%) CMS
17 8 (0.22%) WebSphere
18 7 (0.19%) ArcGIS
18 7 (0.19%) SAS
Applications
1 1593 (42.89%) MS Office
2 1254 (33.76%) MS Excel
3 99 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (0.75%) Acrobat
4 28 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 20 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 18 (0.48%) Camtasia
6 18 (0.48%) Snagit
7 16 (0.43%) MS Project
8 15 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
9 11 (0.30%) Photoshop
10 6 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
11 4 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
11 4 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
11 4 (0.11%) QuarkXPress
12 3 (0.081%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.054%) RoboHelp
14 1 (0.027%) 3ds Max
14 1 (0.027%) Houdini
14 1 (0.027%) Maya
Business Applications
1 25 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 25 (0.67%) Unit4 Business World
2 16 (0.43%) SAP ERP
3 14 (0.38%) Visualfiles
4 12 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
5 10 (0.27%) Sage 200
6 9 (0.24%) Eikon
6 9 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
7 7 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
8 6 (0.16%) OpenText MBPM
8 6 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (0.16%) Sentinel
9 5 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
10 4 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
11 3 (0.081%) Fishtalk
11 3 (0.081%) Oracle Retail
11 3 (0.081%) Q-Pulse
11 3 (0.081%) Sage 50
12 2 (0.054%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 820 (22.08%) Office 365
2 226 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 87 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
4 82 (2.21%) Mimecast
5 29 (0.78%) G Suite
6 22 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
7 21 (0.57%) SaaS
8 14 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 13 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
10 12 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
11 9 (0.24%) IaaS
11 9 (0.24%) OneDrive
12 8 (0.22%) Dropbox
12 8 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (0.16%) PaaS
14 2 (0.054%) Slack
15 1 (0.027%) Fastly
15 1 (0.027%) Google Drive
15 1 (0.027%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 535 (14.40%) DNS
2 511 (13.76%) LAN
3 510 (13.73%) TCP/IP
4 502 (13.52%) Firewall
5 482 (12.98%) DHCP
6 472 (12.71%) VPN
7 433 (11.66%) WAN
8 234 (6.30%) SAN
9 201 (5.41%) VoIP
10 178 (4.79%) Wireless
11 167 (4.50%) Internet
12 137 (3.69%) Remote Desktop
13 124 (3.34%) VLAN
14 118 (3.18%) Skype
15 87 (2.34%) Wi-Fi
16 73 (1.97%) Cisco IOS
17 66 (1.78%) IP Telephony
18 52 (1.40%) NAS
19 50 (1.35%) SMTP
20 43 (1.16%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 387 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 108 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 60 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 43 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
5 38 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
6 28 (0.75%) MySQL
7 23 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
7 23 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (0.59%) Oracle Database
9 21 (0.57%) Relational Database
10 18 (0.48%) MS Access
11 16 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
11 16 (0.43%) RDBMS
12 15 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 14 (0.38%) GIS
14 9 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
15 8 (0.22%) Oracle Database 10g
16 6 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
17 5 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 66 (1.78%) MSI
2 26 (0.70%) JIRA
3 24 (0.65%) Ant
4 22 (0.59%) JUnit
4 22 (0.59%) Visual Studio
5 19 (0.51%) Jenkins
6 16 (0.43%) Gradle
6 16 (0.43%) Hudson
6 16 (0.43%) Maven
6 16 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (0.19%) Eclipse
8 6 (0.16%) AdminStudio
9 5 (0.13%) ClearCase
9 5 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.11%) Subversion
11 2 (0.054%) InstallShield
11 2 (0.054%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.054%) Visual Studio Code
11 2 (0.054%) WebSpeed
12 1 (0.027%) NUnit
General
1 535 (14.40%) Finance
2 325 (8.75%) Law
3 293 (7.89%) Legal
4 135 (3.63%) Banking
5 134 (3.61%) Telecoms
6 95 (2.56%) Manufacturing
7 86 (2.32%) Retail
8 42 (1.13%) Advertising
9 40 (1.08%) Back Office
9 40 (1.08%) Marketing
10 32 (0.86%) German Language
11 30 (0.81%) Automotive
12 28 (0.75%) Front Office
13 27 (0.73%) Publishing
14 24 (0.65%) French Language
15 21 (0.57%) Investment Banking
16 13 (0.35%) Games
17 12 (0.32%) Electronics
18 11 (0.30%) Billing
19 8 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1318 (35.49%) Analyst
2 784 (21.11%) IT Support
3 723 (19.47%) Support Engineer
4 669 (18.01%) Support Analyst
5 558 (15.02%) Service Analyst
6 548 (14.75%) 2nd Line Support
7 526 (14.16%) Service Desk Analyst
8 408 (10.99%) IT Analyst
9 396 (10.66%) Desktop Support
10 351 (9.45%) IT Engineer
11 305 (8.21%) IT Support Analyst
12 275 (7.40%) IT Support Engineer
13 272 (7.32%) 1st/2nd Line Support
14 251 (6.76%) 1st Line Support
15 242 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
16 224 (6.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 209 (5.63%) Service Desk Support
18 201 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 198 (5.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
20 192 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (2.13%) .NET
2 44 (1.18%) Software Packaging
3 41 (1.10%) Web Services
4 27 (0.73%) J2EE
5 24 (0.65%) HTML
6 22 (0.59%) XML
7 21 (0.57%) CSS
8 15 (0.40%) 802.1X
9 13 (0.35%) ASP.NET
10 11 (0.30%) SOAP
11 10 (0.27%) COM
12 9 (0.24%) EDI
12 9 (0.24%) Middleware
13 8 (0.22%) HTML5
13 8 (0.22%) Qt
14 7 (0.19%) REST
14 7 (0.19%) WCF
15 6 (0.16%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (0.16%) BREW
15 6 (0.16%) OpenAL
Miscellaneous
1 305 (8.21%) Blackberry
2 215 (5.79%) iPhone
3 211 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
4 156 (4.20%) Driving Licence
5 155 (4.17%) Data Centre
6 128 (3.45%) iPad
7 122 (3.28%) Video Conferencing
8 106 (2.85%) Management Information System
9 90 (2.42%) Smartphone
10 70 (1.88%) Hedge funds
11 66 (1.78%) Computer Science
12 60 (1.62%) Fat Client
12 60 (1.62%) Thin Client
13 57 (1.53%) e-Learning
14 48 (1.29%) Replication
15 33 (0.89%) Client/Server
15 33 (0.89%) User Experience
16 32 (0.86%) Public Cloud
17 31 (0.83%) PDA
18 24 (0.65%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3714 (100.00%) Windows
2 1406 (37.86%) Windows 10
3 1344 (36.19%) Windows Server
4 1170 (31.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1102 (29.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1030 (27.73%) Windows 8
7 310 (8.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 297 (8.00%) Windows XP
9 230 (6.19%) Android
10 226 (6.09%) Mac OS X
11 213 (5.74%) Linux
12 142 (3.82%) Apple iOS
13 76 (2.05%) Mac OS
14 62 (1.67%) Windows Vista
15 43 (1.16%) Windows Phone
16 34 (0.92%) Unix
17 30 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 26 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
19 17 (0.46%) CentOS
20 15 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 995 (26.79%) ITIL
2 305 (8.21%) Service Management
3 184 (4.95%) Service Delivery
4 140 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 129 (3.47%) Migration
6 110 (2.96%) Time Management
7 109 (2.93%) Incident Management
8 107 (2.88%) ITIL V3
9 106 (2.85%) Problem Management
10 104 (2.80%) CRM
11 102 (2.75%) ERP
12 101 (2.72%) Document Management
13 100 (2.69%) Project Management
14 96 (2.58%) Mentoring
15 94 (2.53%) Asset Management
16 93 (2.50%) Ticket Management
17 92 (2.48%) Change Management
18 77 (2.07%) Root Cause Analysis
19 76 (2.05%) Application Packaging
20 69 (1.86%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 341 (9.18%) SQL
2 288 (7.75%) PowerShell
3 78 (2.10%) C
4 70 (1.88%) VBScript
5 69 (1.86%) VB
6 61 (1.64%) C#
7 43 (1.16%) Java
8 33 (0.89%) C++
9 28 (0.75%) VBA
10 23 (0.62%) JavaScript
11 22 (0.59%) PHP
12 21 (0.57%) Perl
13 20 (0.54%) Python
14 14 (0.38%) VB.NET
15 12 (0.32%) T-SQL
16 7 (0.19%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.13%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.13%) Ruby
18 4 (0.11%) Bash Shell
18 4 (0.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 536 (14.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 345 (9.29%) Degree
3 251 (6.76%) MCSE
4 227 (6.11%) MCP
5 186 (5.01%) MCSA
6 157 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
7 133 (3.58%) CCNA
8 117 (3.15%) Security Cleared
9 116 (3.12%) MCITP
10 88 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
11 84 (2.26%) SC Cleared
12 78 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 62 (1.67%) A+ Certification
14 58 (1.56%) MCDST
15 47 (1.27%) MOS
16 46 (1.24%) CCNP
16 46 (1.24%) MCTS
17 37 (1.00%) DBS Check
18 34 (0.92%) DV Cleared
19 25 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 478 (12.87%) SLA
2 53 (1.43%) QA
3 19 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.16%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.054%) DICOM
7 2 (0.054%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.054%) HL7
7 2 (0.054%) PMO
8 1 (0.027%) COBIT
8 1 (0.027%) COSO
8 1 (0.027%) ISO13485
System Software
1 2443 (65.78%) Active Directory
2 663 (17.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 488 (13.14%) Hyper-V
4 237 (6.38%) XenApp
5 94 (2.53%) vSphere
6 89 (2.40%) Microsoft App-V
7 85 (2.29%) XenDesktop
8 71 (1.91%) VMware ESX
9 64 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
10 57 (1.53%) VMware Workstation
11 52 (1.40%) Virtual Servers
12 45 (1.21%) Terminal Services
13 33 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
14 29 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 27 (0.73%) Terminal Server
16 21 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
17 16 (0.43%) XenServer
18 13 (0.35%) Firmware
19 10 (0.27%) BlackBerry Internet Service
20 9 (0.24%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 509 (13.70%) SCCM
2 80 (2.15%) Backup Exec
3 66 (1.78%) SCOM
4 51 (1.37%) WSUS
5 37 (1.00%) AirWatch
6 35 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
7 34 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 33 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
9 32 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
10 20 (0.54%) Jamf Pro
10 20 (0.54%) Nagios
10 20 (0.54%) NetBackup
11 16 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
12 15 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 14 (0.38%) SCOrch
14 13 (0.35%) XenMobile
15 12 (0.32%) SCSM
15 12 (0.32%) ZENworks
16 11 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
16 11 (0.30%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 2160 (58.16%) Microsoft
2 996 (26.82%) VMware
3 819 (22.05%) Citrix
4 602 (16.21%) Cisco
5 295 (7.94%) Apple
6 219 (5.90%) HP
7 161 (4.33%) iManage
8 143 (3.85%) Dell
9 121 (3.26%) Avaya
10 100 (2.69%) Adobe
11 88 (2.37%) Bloomberg
12 84 (2.26%) Google
13 81 (2.18%) Symantec
14 73 (1.97%) Reuters
15 71 (1.91%) NetApp
16 65 (1.75%) AppSense
17 64 (1.72%) Mitel
17 64 (1.72%) Oracle
18 57 (1.53%) Intel Security
19 56 (1.51%) Veeam
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighouse, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Clacton-On-Sea, Essex
RM plc
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Washington, Tyne and Wear
Central Employment
Salary: From £18,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Hiring People
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: Yesterday
London
Webrecruit
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Plan-net
Salary: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £15,000 to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + bonus + company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £37500 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £27,500 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Plan-net
Salary: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum £35000-£50000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £36,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago