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

Microsoft Windows 7
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 146 135
Rank change year-on-year -22 -11 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 3807 4601 5104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.15% 2.33% 2.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.67% 9.17% 8.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3183 4031 4361
UK median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £48,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median annual 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 43931 50201 57564
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.82% 25.40% 26.50%
Number of salaries quoted 35811 42821 48297
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +2.38%
10th Percentile £25,250 £24,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%

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 August 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 August 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 -18 3668 £30,000 - 224
UK excluding London -14 2018 £27,500 - 171
London -23 1741 £32,500 - 60
South East -3 716 £27,500 -5.17% 43
North of England -5 490 £27,500 +5.77% 62
Midlands -27 295 £26,500 +1.92% 22
North West +8 270 £27,000 -2.70% 25
East of England -7 242 £30,000 +9.09% 13
Yorkshire -10 211 £28,000 +12.00% 34
South West -13 189 £27,500 - 25
West Midlands -12 188 £27,000 +3.06% 15
East Midlands -24 108 £25,000 - 7
Wales +29 48 £25,000 +11.11% 3
Scotland -21 27 £38,500 +50.98% 4
North East +7 9 £27,500 - 3
Channel Islands +3 7 £32,500 -10.96%
Northern Ireland -10 7 £30,000 +20.00%

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 3807 (100.00%) Windows
2 2486 (65.30%) Active Directory
3 2287 (60.07%) Microsoft
4 1759 (46.20%) Windows 10
5 1561 (41.00%) Microsoft Office
6 1489 (39.11%) Windows Server
7 1414 (37.14%) MS Exchange
8 1183 (31.07%) ITIL
9 1101 (28.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 1096 (28.79%) VMware
11 1062 (27.90%) Windows Server 2012
12 1056 (27.74%) Office 365
13 975 (25.61%) Citrix
14 927 (24.35%) Windows 8
15 706 (18.54%) Finance
16 704 (18.49%) Exchange Server 2010
17 692 (18.18%) DNS
18 659 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
19 644 (16.92%) Firewall
20 620 (16.29%) Microsoft Certification
21 613 (16.10%) SCCM
22 604 (15.87%) DHCP
23 589 (15.47%) Cisco
24 558 (14.66%) LAN
25 544 (14.29%) TCP/IP
26 506 (13.29%) Hyper-V
27 491 (12.90%) WAN
28 468 (12.29%) SQL
29 463 (12.16%) VPN
30 442 (11.61%) 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 1414 (37.14%) MS Exchange
2 704 (18.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 343 (9.01%) Exchange Server 2013
4 313 (8.22%) SharePoint
5 271 (7.12%) Skype for Business
6 225 (5.91%) Exchange Server 2007
7 153 (4.02%) IIS
8 151 (3.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 67 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2003
10 45 (1.18%) IBM Notes
11 37 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
12 29 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
13 25 (0.66%) Apache
14 24 (0.63%) Confluence
15 20 (0.53%) CMS
16 18 (0.47%) Tomcat
17 14 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
18 12 (0.32%) SAS
19 11 (0.29%) MS Project Server
20 9 (0.24%) FileNet
Applications
1 1561 (41.00%) Microsoft Office
2 190 (4.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 117 (3.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 32 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 12 (0.32%) Acrobat
7 11 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
8 8 (0.21%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.18%) AutoCAD
9 7 (0.18%) Maya
10 6 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
10 6 (0.16%) Houdini
10 6 (0.16%) NUKE
11 3 (0.079%) Adobe Premiere
11 3 (0.079%) Revit
11 3 (0.079%) SOLIDWORKS
12 2 (0.053%) Camtasia
12 2 (0.053%) InCopy
12 2 (0.053%) InDesign
12 2 (0.053%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 45 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 12 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 10 (0.26%) ResourceLink
6 9 (0.24%) iTrent
7 7 (0.18%) thinkFolio
8 6 (0.16%) Eikon
9 5 (0.13%) assyst
10 4 (0.11%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.079%) Sage 200
11 3 (0.079%) Visualfiles
12 2 (0.053%) Epicor Tropos
12 2 (0.053%) Infor SunSystems
12 2 (0.053%) Misys Opics
12 2 (0.053%) Sentinel
12 2 (0.053%) Softmar
12 2 (0.053%) Workday HCM
13 1 (0.026%) OpenText MBPM
13 1 (0.026%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 1056 (27.74%) Office 365
2 267 (7.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 116 (3.05%) IaaS
4 95 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
5 84 (2.21%) Mimecast
6 38 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 38 (1.00%) G Suite
7 33 (0.87%) OneDrive
8 22 (0.58%) Dropbox
8 22 (0.58%) SaaS
9 17 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
9 17 (0.45%) PaaS
10 9 (0.24%) Oracle Service Cloud
11 8 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
11 8 (0.21%) OpenDNS
12 7 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 6 (0.16%) Yammer
14 4 (0.11%) iTunes
15 3 (0.079%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 1 (0.026%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 692 (18.18%) DNS
2 644 (16.92%) Firewall
3 604 (15.87%) DHCP
4 558 (14.66%) LAN
5 544 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 491 (12.90%) WAN
7 463 (12.16%) VPN
8 369 (9.69%) SAN
9 235 (6.17%) Skype
10 197 (5.17%) VoIP
11 180 (4.73%) Wireless
12 166 (4.36%) Internet
13 147 (3.86%) VLAN
14 97 (2.55%) Remote Desktop
15 91 (2.39%) Wi-Fi
16 89 (2.34%) MPLS
17 63 (1.65%) Network Security
18 47 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
19 44 (1.16%) IP Telephony
20 42 (1.10%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 440 (11.56%) SQL Server
2 147 (3.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 61 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 56 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
5 41 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
6 20 (0.53%) Oracle Database
7 18 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (0.37%) MySQL
9 13 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
10 11 (0.29%) Relational Database
11 9 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (0.11%) MS Access
14 4 (0.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (0.079%) Azure SQL Database
15 3 (0.079%) BusinessObjects
15 3 (0.079%) NoSQL
15 3 (0.079%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 86 (2.26%) MSI
2 45 (1.18%) JIRA
3 43 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 32 (0.84%) Visual Studio
5 29 (0.76%) InstallShield
6 18 (0.47%) AdminStudio
7 13 (0.34%) Subversion
8 7 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (0.16%) Git (software)
9 6 (0.16%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.079%) NetBeans
10 3 (0.079%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.053%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.053%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.053%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.053%) TestDirector
11 2 (0.053%) Visual Studio Code
12 1 (0.026%) Android Studio
12 1 (0.026%) Gradle
12 1 (0.026%) SonarQube
General
1 706 (18.54%) Finance
2 271 (7.12%) Legal
3 239 (6.28%) Law
4 178 (4.68%) Banking
5 147 (3.86%) Telecoms
6 129 (3.39%) Retail
7 109 (2.86%) Investment Banking
8 89 (2.34%) Manufacturing
9 87 (2.29%) Retail Banking
10 47 (1.23%) Advertising
11 45 (1.18%) Back Office
12 41 (1.08%) Marketing
13 35 (0.92%) Automotive
14 25 (0.66%) Front Office
15 23 (0.60%) Billing
16 22 (0.58%) Publishing
17 19 (0.50%) Electronics
18 17 (0.45%) Financial Institution
19 16 (0.42%) Italian Language
19 16 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1235 (32.44%) Analyst
2 753 (19.78%) Support Engineer
3 716 (18.81%) IT Support
4 692 (18.18%) Support Analyst
5 551 (14.47%) 2nd Line Support
6 518 (13.61%) Desktop Support
7 453 (11.90%) Service Analyst
8 423 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
9 352 (9.25%) IT Engineer
10 333 (8.75%) IT Analyst
11 321 (8.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 267 (7.01%) IT Support Engineer
13 266 (6.99%) IT Support Analyst
14 250 (6.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 235 (6.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 226 (5.94%) 1st Line Support
17 225 (5.91%) Desktop Engineer
18 211 (5.54%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
19 202 (5.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
20 190 (4.99%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (1.29%) CSS
1 49 (1.29%) HTML
2 48 (1.26%) .NET
3 47 (1.23%) Software Packaging
4 44 (1.16%) Web Services
5 24 (0.63%) 802.1X
6 15 (0.39%) ASP.NET
6 15 (0.39%) XML
7 14 (0.37%) WCF
8 11 (0.29%) HTML5
9 10 (0.26%) COM
10 7 (0.18%) J2EE
11 5 (0.13%) AngularJS
11 5 (0.13%) COM+
11 5 (0.13%) EDI
11 5 (0.13%) Hibernate
11 5 (0.13%) Spring
11 5 (0.13%) WinForms
12 4 (0.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (0.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 350 (9.19%) Blackberry
2 178 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
3 158 (4.15%) iPhone
4 136 (3.57%) iPad
5 134 (3.52%) User Experience
6 131 (3.44%) Driving Licence
7 115 (3.02%) Data Centre
8 95 (2.50%) Management Information System
9 87 (2.29%) Hedge funds
10 84 (2.21%) Smartphone
11 74 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
12 70 (1.84%) Computer Science
13 55 (1.44%) Fat Client
13 55 (1.44%) Thin Client
14 39 (1.02%) Replication
15 38 (1.00%) e-Learning
16 27 (0.71%) CMDB
17 26 (0.68%) EPoS
18 25 (0.66%) PDA
19 21 (0.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3807 (100.00%) Windows
2 1759 (46.20%) Windows 10
3 1489 (39.11%) Windows Server
4 1101 (28.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 1062 (27.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 927 (24.35%) Windows 8
7 338 (8.88%) Android
8 304 (7.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 294 (7.72%) Apple iOS
10 288 (7.57%) Mac OS X
11 275 (7.22%) Linux
12 268 (7.04%) Windows XP
13 95 (2.50%) Mac OS
14 82 (2.15%) Windows Vista
15 43 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 38 (1.00%) Windows Phone
17 37 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
18 35 (0.92%) Unix
19 32 (0.84%) CentOS
20 15 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1183 (31.07%) ITIL
2 318 (8.35%) Service Management
3 180 (4.73%) Service Delivery
4 175 (4.60%) Asset Management
5 152 (3.99%) Problem Management
6 142 (3.73%) Disaster Recovery
7 138 (3.62%) Mentoring
8 128 (3.36%) Change Management
9 123 (3.23%) ITIL V3
10 117 (3.07%) Incident Management
11 114 (2.99%) CRM
12 109 (2.86%) Project Management
13 107 (2.81%) Application Packaging
14 99 (2.60%) Wealth Management
15 96 (2.52%) Time Management
16 82 (2.15%) Mobile Device Management
17 81 (2.13%) Migration
18 78 (2.05%) Document Management
19 75 (1.97%) Configuration Management
19 75 (1.97%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 468 (12.29%) SQL
2 402 (10.56%) PowerShell
3 93 (2.44%) VBScript
4 82 (2.15%) VB
5 76 (2.00%) C#
6 48 (1.26%) JavaScript
7 47 (1.23%) C
8 38 (1.00%) Python
9 37 (0.97%) Java
10 31 (0.81%) Perl
11 28 (0.74%) C++
12 25 (0.66%) PHP
12 25 (0.66%) T-SQL
13 18 (0.47%) VBA
14 17 (0.45%) Bash Shell
15 16 (0.42%) PL/SQL
16 12 (0.32%) Ruby
17 9 (0.24%) Shell Script
18 5 (0.13%) VB.NET
19 4 (0.11%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 620 (16.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 373 (9.80%) Degree
3 371 (9.75%) MCSE
4 248 (6.51%) MCP
5 186 (4.89%) Cisco Certification
6 170 (4.47%) CCNA
7 165 (4.33%) MCSA
8 124 (3.26%) Citrix Certification
9 113 (2.97%) Security Cleared
10 109 (2.86%) MCITP
11 98 (2.57%) SC Cleared
12 95 (2.50%) CCA
13 80 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
14 76 (2.00%) MCDST
15 73 (1.92%) MCTS
16 65 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 63 (1.65%) A+ Certification
18 56 (1.47%) DBS Check
19 36 (0.95%) CCNP
20 33 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 442 (11.61%) SLA
2 40 (1.05%) PCI DSS
3 32 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (0.66%) QA
5 8 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
5 8 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.026%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.026%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.026%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.026%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.026%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2486 (65.30%) Active Directory
2 659 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 506 (13.29%) Hyper-V
4 333 (8.75%) XenApp
5 231 (6.07%) XenDesktop
6 132 (3.47%) vSphere
7 118 (3.10%) VMware ESXi
8 106 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
9 81 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
10 72 (1.89%) Terminal Services
11 49 (1.29%) Virtual Desktop
12 40 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
13 39 (1.02%) VirtualBox
14 36 (0.95%) VMware Workstation
15 30 (0.79%) Terminal Server
16 22 (0.58%) XenServer
17 20 (0.53%) BitLocker
17 20 (0.53%) NFS
18 17 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 10 (0.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 613 (16.10%) SCCM
2 129 (3.39%) Backup Exec
3 119 (3.13%) AirWatch
4 93 (2.44%) WSUS
5 86 (2.26%) Norton AntiVirus
6 51 (1.34%) Microsoft Intune
7 37 (0.97%) SCOM
8 30 (0.79%) vCenter Server
9 28 (0.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 26 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 25 (0.66%) NetBackup
12 21 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
13 20 (0.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 19 (0.50%) ServiceCenter
15 17 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
16 14 (0.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 11 (0.29%) FortiGate
17 11 (0.29%) Oracle ZFS
17 11 (0.29%) XenMobile
18 10 (0.26%) SCSM
Vendors
1 2287 (60.07%) Microsoft
2 1096 (28.79%) VMware
3 975 (25.61%) Citrix
4 589 (15.47%) Cisco
5 353 (9.27%) Apple
6 326 (8.56%) HP
7 158 (4.15%) AppSense
8 152 (3.99%) Dell
9 150 (3.94%) Symantec
10 143 (3.76%) ServiceNow
11 131 (3.44%) McAfee
12 124 (3.26%) Veeam
13 113 (2.97%) iManage
14 102 (2.68%) Bloomberg
15 101 (2.65%) Reuters
16 89 (2.34%) Remedy
17 83 (2.18%) Oracle
18 81 (2.13%) Avaya
19 70 (1.84%) Adobe
20 64 (1.68%) Sophos