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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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
UK
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 746 509 263
Rank change year-on-year -237 -246 -73
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 585 582 965
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.54% 1.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.80% 2.96% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 508 482 814
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,000 £21,250
25th Percentile £25,000 £24,063 £25,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £30,000 £31,500 £32,250
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% -2.33% +7.50%
75th Percentile £42,000 £42,340 £43,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £53,750 £53,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,500 £29,250 £28,750
% change year-on-year -5.98% +1.74% +4.55%

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 32,454 19,682 16,704
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.07% 18.42% 21.16%
Number of salaries quoted 16,577 14,512 13,728
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £27,000
25th Percentile £35,750 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +4.76%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in the UK

Windows 7
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows 7.

Salary trend for Windows 7 in the UK

Windows 7
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows 7 over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Windows 7 in the UK

Windows 7
Top 18 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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -192 518 £30,000 -7.69% 113
UK excluding London -145 370 £27,500 -5.98% 97
London -236 180 £35,000 +6.06% 18
Work from Home -233 116 £31,750 -2.31% 24
South East -49 112 £31,750 -2.31% 32
North of England -96 98 £26,450 +0.76% 25
Midlands -64 70 £26,500 -3.64% 17
North West -50 59 £26,000 - 13
East Midlands -52 37 £26,500 -11.67% 8
West Midlands -47 33 £26,000 +15.56% 9
East of England -96 31 £28,500 -8.06% 10
Yorkshire -77 29 £26,450 -3.82% 12
South West -61 27 £32,000 +6.67% 11
Scotland -86 26 £26,125 -9.91%
North East -29 10 £37,500 +44.23%
Channel Islands - 6 £50,000 -
Northern Ireland -16 2 £26,500 -
Wales -35 1 £22,500 -10.00% 2

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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.

1 585 (100.00%) Windows
2 429 (73.33%) Windows 10
3 389 (66.50%) Microsoft
4 387 (66.15%) Active Directory
5 321 (54.87%) Microsoft 365
6 291 (49.74%) Microsoft Office
7 197 (33.68%) Windows Server
8 195 (33.33%) Social Skills
9 178 (30.43%) ITIL
10 148 (25.30%) SCCM
11 120 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
12 119 (20.34%) Cisco
12 119 (20.34%) Finance
13 115 (19.66%) Windows Server 2012
14 105 (17.95%) VMware
15 103 (17.61%) Windows 8
16 102 (17.44%) Windows Server 2016
17 99 (16.92%) SLA
18 94 (16.07%) Azure
19 93 (15.90%) TCP/IP
20 89 (15.21%) Problem-Solving
21 87 (14.87%) VMware Infrastructure
22 85 (14.53%) MS Exchange
23 83 (14.19%) Microsoft Certification
24 82 (14.02%) WAN
25 77 (13.16%) Citrix
26 76 (12.99%) LAN
27 72 (12.31%) VPN
28 67 (11.45%) SQL Server
28 67 (11.45%) Data Centre

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 85 (14.53%) MS Exchange
2 63 (10.77%) SharePoint
3 39 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 25 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (4.27%) IBM Notes
5 18 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (2.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (1.37%) Skype for Business
8 6 (1.03%) IIS
9 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 291 (49.74%) Microsoft Office
2 65 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 42 (7.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.17%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.17%) Revit
Business Applications
1 23 (3.93%) Fidessa
2 16 (2.74%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.17%) Carpe Diem
4 1 (0.17%) CaseMap
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.17%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.17%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 321 (54.87%) Microsoft 365
2 94 (16.07%) Azure
3 39 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 31 (5.30%) Mimecast
5 28 (4.79%) OneDrive
6 14 (2.39%) SaaS
7 11 (1.88%) AWS
8 9 (1.54%) IBM Cloud
9 5 (0.85%) Nutanix
9 5 (0.85%) Rubrik
10 3 (0.51%) IaaS
10 3 (0.51%) PaaS
11 2 (0.34%) Azure LUIS
11 2 (0.34%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.17%) Google Workspace
12 1 (0.17%) Power Automate
12 1 (0.17%) PowerApps
12 1 (0.17%) Slack
12 1 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 93 (15.90%) TCP/IP
2 82 (14.02%) WAN
3 76 (12.99%) LAN
4 72 (12.31%) VPN
5 53 (9.06%) DNS
6 44 (7.52%) DHCP
6 44 (7.52%) Firewall
7 35 (5.98%) Wireless
8 33 (5.64%) VoIP
9 31 (5.30%) VLAN
10 26 (4.44%) Remote Desktop
11 25 (4.27%) NAS
12 23 (3.93%) SAN
13 18 (3.08%) Skype
14 16 (2.74%) Network Security
15 15 (2.56%) WLAN
16 13 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
17 12 (2.05%) Internet
17 12 (2.05%) NetScaler
18 6 (1.03%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (11.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.68%) DB2
3 3 (0.51%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (0.51%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (0.34%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (0.17%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.17%) MySQL
5 1 (0.17%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (1.03%) JIRA
2 2 (0.34%) Hudson
2 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 195 (33.33%) Social Skills
2 119 (20.34%) Finance
3 36 (6.15%) Telecoms
4 34 (5.81%) Law
5 30 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (4.79%) Banking
7 27 (4.62%) Presentation Skills
8 26 (4.44%) Investment Banking
9 21 (3.59%) Manufacturing
10 17 (2.91%) Legal
11 12 (2.05%) Retail
12 10 (1.71%) Aviation
12 10 (1.71%) Marketing
13 9 (1.54%) Organisational Skills
14 8 (1.37%) Games
15 7 (1.20%) Automotive
15 7 (1.20%) Back Office
16 6 (1.03%) Aerospace
16 6 (1.03%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.85%) German Language
Job Titles
1 178 (30.43%) Analyst
2 171 (29.23%) Support Engineer
3 131 (22.39%) Desktop Support
4 112 (19.15%) IT Support
5 104 (17.78%) Support Analyst
6 90 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
7 73 (12.48%) IT Analyst
8 72 (12.31%) Desktop Engineer
8 72 (12.31%) Service Analyst
9 71 (12.14%) Service Desk Analyst
10 68 (11.62%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 58 (9.91%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 55 (9.40%) IT Support Analyst
13 52 (8.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 49 (8.38%) IT Engineer
15 43 (7.35%) 1st Line Support
16 41 (7.01%) Desktop Analyst
16 41 (7.01%) Desktop Support Analyst
17 31 (5.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 31 (5.30%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.05%) Web Services
2 6 (1.03%) HTML
3 4 (0.68%) EDI
4 2 (0.34%) CSS
5 1 (0.17%) COM
5 1 (0.17%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 67 (11.45%) Data Centre
2 52 (8.89%) Blackberry
3 24 (4.10%) Video Conferencing
4 23 (3.93%) Fat Client
4 23 (3.93%) Thin Client
5 20 (3.42%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (2.56%) Driving Licence
7 14 (2.39%) Public Cloud
8 13 (2.22%) Hedge funds
8 13 (2.22%) iPhone
9 12 (2.05%) Virtual Team
10 9 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
11 8 (1.37%) EPoS
12 7 (1.20%) Analytical Mindset
12 7 (1.20%) Smartphone
13 6 (1.03%) Clustering
13 6 (1.03%) Management Information System
14 5 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.85%) User Experience
15 4 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 585 (100.00%) Windows
2 429 (73.33%) Windows 10
3 197 (33.68%) Windows Server
4 120 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 115 (19.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 103 (17.61%) Windows 8
7 102 (17.44%) Windows Server 2016
8 59 (10.09%) Android
9 50 (8.55%) Linux
10 49 (8.38%) Windows Server 2019
11 47 (8.03%) Apple iOS
12 41 (7.01%) Mac OS
13 38 (6.50%) Mac OS X
14 27 (4.62%) Windows XP
15 25 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
16 14 (2.39%) Unix
17 13 (2.22%) Windows Vista
18 5 (0.85%) CentOS
19 3 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 2 (0.34%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (30.43%) ITIL
2 89 (15.21%) Problem-Solving
3 63 (10.77%) Service Delivery
4 44 (7.52%) Incident Management
5 42 (7.18%) ITSM
6 35 (5.98%) Mobile Device Management
7 34 (5.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 34 (5.81%) Inventory Management
8 31 (5.30%) Decision-Making
9 28 (4.79%) Ticket Management
10 26 (4.44%) Application Packaging
11 24 (4.10%) Service Management
12 23 (3.93%) High Availability
12 23 (3.93%) Inventory Control
13 22 (3.76%) Computer Science
13 22 (3.76%) Proactive Management
13 22 (3.76%) Problem Management
14 21 (3.59%) Break/Fix
15 20 (3.42%) Software Testing
16 19 (3.25%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (10.94%) PowerShell
2 41 (7.01%) SQL
3 11 (1.88%) C
4 9 (1.54%) Bash
4 9 (1.54%) VBScript
5 6 (1.03%) Perl
5 6 (1.03%) Python
6 5 (0.85%) VB
7 3 (0.51%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.34%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.17%) JCL
9 1 (0.17%) Korn
9 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 83 (14.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (10.26%) Degree
3 43 (7.35%) MCSA
4 36 (6.15%) MCSE
5 27 (4.62%) A+ Certification
6 26 (4.44%) MCP
7 24 (4.10%) MCITP
7 24 (4.10%) Security Cleared
8 21 (3.59%) ITIL Certification
9 18 (3.08%) SC Cleared
10 17 (2.91%) HNC
11 15 (2.56%) CCNA
11 15 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (2.39%) MCDST
13 11 (1.88%) DV Cleared
14 10 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
14 10 (1.71%) ISTQB
15 6 (1.03%) Network+ Certification
16 4 (0.68%) HND
16 4 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (16.92%) SLA
2 23 (3.93%) GDPR
3 14 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.20%) QA
5 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) PMO
5 1 (0.17%) RMADS
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 387 (66.15%) Active Directory
2 87 (14.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (6.15%) Hyper-V
4 25 (4.27%) XenApp
5 16 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (2.39%) vSphere
7 13 (2.22%) XenDesktop
8 8 (1.37%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 7 (1.20%) Virtual Desktop
9 7 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (1.03%) BitLocker
10 6 (1.03%) VMware Workstation
11 5 (0.85%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.68%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.34%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 148 (25.30%) SCCM
2 37 (6.32%) Microsoft Intune
3 22 (3.76%) SCOM
4 14 (2.39%) Cisco CUCM
4 14 (2.39%) ServiceCenter
4 14 (2.39%) WSUS
5 10 (1.71%) Kubernetes
6 9 (1.54%) AirWatch
6 9 (1.54%) vRealize
7 7 (1.20%) Avamar
8 5 (0.85%) Backup Exec
8 5 (0.85%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 4 (0.68%) vCenter Server
10 3 (0.51%) Ansible
10 3 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.51%) NetCrunch
10 3 (0.51%) Terraform
10 3 (0.51%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 389 (66.50%) Microsoft
2 119 (20.34%) Cisco
3 105 (17.95%) VMware
4 77 (13.16%) Citrix
5 59 (10.09%) HP
6 56 (9.57%) Apple
7 46 (7.86%) Remedy
8 45 (7.69%) Bloomberg
9 41 (7.01%) ServiceNow
10 33 (5.64%) Dell
11 25 (4.27%) Lotus
12 19 (3.25%) SolarWinds
13 18 (3.08%) BMC
13 18 (3.08%) EMC
14 17 (2.91%) Veeam
15 16 (2.74%) IBM
15 16 (2.74%) MobileIron
16 15 (2.56%) Reuters
17 14 (2.39%) Forcepoint
17 14 (2.39%) Kaseya