Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
UK
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 167 156
Rank change year-on-year +5 -11 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 3,436 3,815 4,268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.09% 2.18% 2.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% 8.74% 8.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3,007 3,222 3,672
UK median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £48,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year +1.85% - +0.93%

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 37,794 43,664 47,588
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.95% 24.90% 24.98%
Number of salaries quoted 30,493 35,229 40,442
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +2.56%

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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 2018. 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 +8 3,248 £30,000 - 344
UK excluding London +9 1,966 £27,500 +1.85% 254
London -19 1,414 £35,000 +2.94% 112
South East -1 600 £26,500 - 53
North of England -19 409 £27,500 +3.77% 65
East of England +52 339 £28,752 -4.16% 30
Midlands +14 304 £26,500 - 47
South West 0 209 £30,500 +12.96% 37
North West -27 202 £27,500 +7.84% 35
West Midlands +30 192 £26,500 - 25
Yorkshire +2 191 £27,500 -1.79% 25
East Midlands -20 116 £32,500 +30.00% 22
Wales +2 52 £25,000 +4.17% 4
Scotland +15 51 £32,500 -0.35% 17
North East -1 16 £25,000 -9.09% 5
Northern Ireland +18 15 £21,000 -30.00% 1
Channel Islands -1 10 £30,000 -7.69%
Isle of Man - 1 £29,500 -

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 3,436 (100.00%) Windows
2 2,306 (67.11%) Active Directory
3 2,259 (65.75%) Windows 10
4 2,002 (58.27%) Microsoft
5 1,420 (41.33%) Microsoft Office
6 1,384 (40.28%) Office 365
7 1,255 (36.53%) Windows Server
8 1,000 (29.10%) ITIL
9 970 (28.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 936 (27.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 864 (25.15%) VMware
12 786 (22.88%) Citrix
13 730 (21.25%) MS Exchange
14 701 (20.40%) SCCM
15 676 (19.67%) Windows 8
16 582 (16.94%) VMware Infrastructure
17 567 (16.50%) DNS
18 544 (15.83%) TCP/IP
19 514 (14.96%) DHCP
20 493 (14.35%) Finance
21 487 (14.17%) Firewall
22 471 (13.71%) Problem-Solving
23 428 (12.46%) Microsoft Certification
24 422 (12.28%) SLA
25 421 (12.25%) PowerShell
26 405 (11.79%) Cisco
26 405 (11.79%) LAN
27 379 (11.03%) Hyper-V
28 347 (10.10%) WAN
29 338 (9.84%) VPN

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
1 730 (21.25%) MS Exchange
2 290 (8.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 235 (6.84%) SharePoint
4 169 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 154 (4.48%) Skype for Business
6 77 (2.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 75 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2007
8 58 (1.69%) IIS
9 46 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
10 33 (0.96%) IBM Notes
11 31 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
12 27 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
13 19 (0.55%) Confluence
14 16 (0.47%) CMS
15 9 (0.26%) Apache
16 7 (0.20%) Tomcat
17 4 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
18 3 (0.087%) Elasticsearch
18 3 (0.087%) WebLogic
18 3 (0.087%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1,420 (41.33%) Microsoft Office
2 155 (4.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 121 (3.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 47 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
5 46 (1.34%) MS Visio
6 21 (0.61%) Acrobat
7 15 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 9 (0.26%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.20%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.12%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.12%) PTC Creo
11 3 (0.087%) Adobe Captivate
11 3 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.058%) Adobe Premiere
12 2 (0.058%) Camtasia
12 2 (0.058%) CATIA
12 2 (0.058%) Maya
12 2 (0.058%) NUKE
13 1 (0.029%) Autodesk Inventor
13 1 (0.029%) Stata
Business Applications
1 28 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
2 24 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (0.55%) SimCorp Dimension
4 10 (0.29%) Carpe Diem
4 10 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 9 (0.26%) Visualfiles
6 8 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.17%) Misys Midas
8 5 (0.15%) assyst
8 5 (0.15%) Elite 3E
9 4 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
9 4 (0.12%) Rolfe and Nolan
10 2 (0.058%) Maximo
10 2 (0.058%) Misys Opics
10 2 (0.058%) SAP R/3
10 2 (0.058%) Teamcenter
11 1 (0.029%) Lawson
11 1 (0.029%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (0.029%) SAP Business One
11 1 (0.029%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1,384 (40.28%) Office 365
2 338 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 122 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
4 84 (2.44%) Mimecast
5 44 (1.28%) OneDrive
6 41 (1.19%) G Suite
7 32 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
8 31 (0.90%) IaaS
9 22 (0.64%) SaaS
10 19 (0.55%) PaaS
11 11 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 8 (0.23%) Slack
13 7 (0.20%) OpenDNS
14 6 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
15 5 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
16 4 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
16 4 (0.12%) Yammer
17 3 (0.087%) Dropbox
18 2 (0.058%) Amazon EC2
18 2 (0.058%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 567 (16.50%) DNS
2 544 (15.83%) TCP/IP
3 514 (14.96%) DHCP
4 487 (14.17%) Firewall
5 405 (11.79%) LAN
6 347 (10.10%) WAN
7 338 (9.84%) VPN
8 202 (5.88%) VoIP
9 173 (5.03%) Internet
10 147 (4.28%) Wireless
11 136 (3.96%) Skype
12 119 (3.46%) SAN
12 119 (3.46%) Wi-Fi
13 114 (3.32%) VLAN
14 99 (2.88%) Remote Desktop
15 61 (1.78%) Cisco IOS
16 56 (1.63%) Unified Communications
17 48 (1.40%) Network Security
18 44 (1.28%) IP Telephony
19 42 (1.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (6.34%) SQL Server
2 56 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 38 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (0.67%) Relational Database
5 13 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
5 13 (0.38%) MySQL
5 13 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (0.35%) Azure SQL Database
6 12 (0.35%) Oracle Database
7 10 (0.29%) MS Access
8 9 (0.26%) Big Data
9 8 (0.23%) NoSQL
9 8 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (0.23%) SQL Server 2016
10 7 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
10 7 (0.20%) Power BI
11 6 (0.17%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.15%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 70 (2.04%) MSI
2 39 (1.14%) JIRA
3 35 (1.02%) Visual Studio
4 22 (0.64%) AdminStudio
4 22 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (0.55%) WinDbg
6 18 (0.52%) InstallShield
7 14 (0.41%) Git (software)
8 11 (0.32%) Chocolatey
8 11 (0.32%) Subversion
8 11 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
9 9 (0.26%) Jenkins
9 9 (0.26%) Redmine
9 9 (0.26%) Trac
10 7 (0.20%) Ant
10 7 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (0.15%) GCC
12 3 (0.087%) FrontPage
12 3 (0.087%) SoapUI
12 3 (0.087%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 493 (14.35%) Finance
2 168 (4.89%) Law
3 159 (4.63%) Legal
4 126 (3.67%) Banking
5 104 (3.03%) Retail
6 94 (2.74%) Telecoms
7 58 (1.69%) Back Office
8 55 (1.60%) Manufacturing
9 50 (1.46%) Investment Banking
10 42 (1.22%) Games
11 34 (0.99%) Electronics
12 32 (0.93%) Advertising
12 32 (0.93%) Marketing
13 29 (0.84%) Publishing
14 19 (0.55%) Front Office
15 16 (0.47%) Aerospace
16 15 (0.44%) Billing
16 15 (0.44%) French Language
17 13 (0.38%) Financial Institution
18 11 (0.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,018 (29.63%) Analyst
2 788 (22.93%) Support Engineer
3 682 (19.85%) IT Support
4 585 (17.03%) Desktop Support
5 545 (15.86%) Support Analyst
6 424 (12.34%) Service Analyst
7 405 (11.79%) Service Desk Analyst
8 397 (11.55%) 2nd Line Support
9 341 (9.92%) IT Analyst
10 338 (9.84%) IT Engineer
11 288 (8.38%) Desktop Engineer
12 261 (7.60%) IT Support Engineer
13 252 (7.33%) IT Support Analyst
14 219 (6.37%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 214 (6.23%) 1st Line Support
16 213 (6.20%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 173 (5.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 165 (4.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 139 (4.05%) Administrator
20 138 (4.02%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (1.98%) .NET
2 45 (1.31%) Software Packaging
3 38 (1.11%) Web Services
4 37 (1.08%) X-Windows
5 24 (0.70%) LDAP
6 20 (0.58%) XML
7 17 (0.49%) JSON
8 15 (0.44%) HTML
8 15 (0.44%) SOAP
9 12 (0.35%) CSS
10 11 (0.32%) FIX Protocol
11 10 (0.29%) COM
12 9 (0.26%) REST
13 7 (0.20%) WCF
14 6 (0.17%) Kafka
14 6 (0.17%) Middleware
14 6 (0.17%) RabbitMQ
15 5 (0.15%) ADSI
15 5 (0.15%) WinForms
16 3 (0.087%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 235 (6.84%) Self-Motivation
2 224 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 192 (5.59%) Blackberry
4 185 (5.38%) Data Centre
5 141 (4.10%) iPhone
6 120 (3.49%) Management Information System
7 98 (2.85%) Video Conferencing
8 89 (2.59%) Fat Client
8 89 (2.59%) Thin Client
9 82 (2.39%) Driving Licence
10 79 (2.30%) Computer Science
11 77 (2.24%) iPad
12 57 (1.66%) Smartphone
13 42 (1.22%) User Experience
14 36 (1.05%) Client/Server
14 36 (1.05%) Hedge funds
15 31 (0.90%) Replication
16 30 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
17 29 (0.84%) EPoS
18 28 (0.81%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3,436 (100.00%) Windows
2 2,259 (65.75%) Windows 10
3 1,255 (36.53%) Windows Server
4 970 (28.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 936 (27.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 676 (19.67%) Windows 8
7 263 (7.65%) Linux
8 185 (5.38%) Mac OS X
9 183 (5.33%) Android
10 174 (5.06%) Apple iOS
11 141 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
12 133 (3.87%) Windows XP
13 83 (2.42%) Mac OS
14 30 (0.87%) Ubuntu
14 30 (0.87%) Windows Vista
15 29 (0.84%) CentOS
16 28 (0.81%) Windows Phone
17 24 (0.70%) Unix
17 24 (0.70%) Windows 2000
18 19 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,000 (29.10%) ITIL
2 471 (13.71%) Problem-Solving
3 246 (7.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 246 (7.16%) Service Management
4 187 (5.44%) Service Delivery
5 167 (4.86%) ITSM
6 150 (4.37%) Incident Management
7 136 (3.96%) Project Management
8 134 (3.90%) Migration
9 131 (3.81%) Mentoring
10 123 (3.58%) Application Packaging
10 123 (3.58%) ITIL V3
11 117 (3.41%) Agile Software Development
11 117 (3.41%) Mobile Device Management
12 100 (2.91%) Disaster Recovery
13 94 (2.74%) Asset Management
14 91 (2.65%) PRINCE2
15 90 (2.62%) Change Management
16 80 (2.33%) Time Management
17 78 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 421 (12.25%) PowerShell
2 331 (9.63%) SQL
3 88 (2.56%) VBScript
4 76 (2.21%) VB
5 58 (1.69%) C#
6 45 (1.31%) C
7 37 (1.08%) Python
7 37 (1.08%) VBA
8 34 (0.99%) Java
9 33 (0.96%) C++
10 31 (0.90%) VB.NET
11 26 (0.76%) T-SQL
12 21 (0.61%) Bash Shell
13 16 (0.47%) PL/SQL
14 15 (0.44%) PHP
15 14 (0.41%) Shell Script
16 10 (0.29%) Perl
16 10 (0.29%) Ruby
17 9 (0.26%) JavaScript
18 5 (0.15%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 428 (12.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 224 (6.52%) MCSE
3 219 (6.37%) MCP
4 210 (6.11%) Degree
5 164 (4.77%) Security Cleared
6 135 (3.93%) MCSA
7 126 (3.67%) SC Cleared
8 99 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
9 88 (2.56%) DV Cleared
10 86 (2.50%) A+ Certification
11 72 (2.10%) MCDST
12 71 (2.07%) MCITP
13 67 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
14 64 (1.86%) CCNA
15 60 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 56 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
17 46 (1.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 39 (1.14%) Network+ Certification
19 26 (0.76%) TOGAF Certification
20 24 (0.70%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 422 (12.28%) SLA
2 35 (1.02%) GDPR
3 30 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.41%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.35%) QA
6 8 (0.23%) COBIT
7 6 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (0.15%) HL7
9 3 (0.087%) DICOM
9 3 (0.087%) PMO
10 2 (0.058%) IEC 61131
10 2 (0.058%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.029%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.029%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.029%) GAMP
11 1 (0.029%) GMP
11 1 (0.029%) GxP
11 1 (0.029%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.029%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.029%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2,306 (67.11%) Active Directory
2 582 (16.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 379 (11.03%) Hyper-V
4 218 (6.34%) XenApp
5 169 (4.92%) XenDesktop
6 149 (4.34%) Microsoft App-V
7 135 (3.93%) VMware ESXi
8 78 (2.27%) Virtual Desktop
9 77 (2.24%) BitLocker
10 65 (1.89%) vSphere
11 40 (1.16%) XenServer
12 38 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
12 38 (1.11%) VMware Workstation
13 35 (1.02%) Terminal Services
14 28 (0.81%) Terminal Server
15 23 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
16 15 (0.44%) Docker
17 14 (0.41%) Firmware
18 13 (0.38%) pfSense
19 12 (0.35%) LXC
Systems Management
1 701 (20.40%) SCCM
2 156 (4.54%) WSUS
3 72 (2.10%) Backup Exec
4 66 (1.92%) Microsoft Intune
5 58 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
5 58 (1.69%) SCOM
6 45 (1.31%) vRealize
7 44 (1.28%) AirWatch
8 37 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 30 (0.87%) SCOrch
10 25 (0.73%) ServiceCenter
11 24 (0.70%) ZABBIX
12 22 (0.64%) Cisco CUCM
13 21 (0.61%) Perfmon
13 21 (0.61%) vCenter Server
13 21 (0.61%) XenMobile
14 20 (0.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 19 (0.55%) vRealize Orchestrator
16 16 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
16 16 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2,002 (58.27%) Microsoft
2 864 (25.15%) VMware
3 786 (22.88%) Citrix
4 405 (11.79%) Cisco
5 277 (8.06%) Apple
6 193 (5.62%) HP
7 113 (3.29%) ServiceNow
8 109 (3.17%) Dell
9 105 (3.06%) Bloomberg
10 104 (3.03%) Symantec
11 95 (2.76%) Ivanti
12 93 (2.71%) Remedy
13 92 (2.68%) Adobe
13 92 (2.68%) Oracle
14 87 (2.53%) Avaya
15 85 (2.47%) iManage
16 77 (2.24%) Google
17 74 (2.15%) Veeam
18 70 (2.04%) Reuters
19 66 (1.92%) IBM