Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
UK
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 167 163
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 3,260 3,891 3,975
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.05% 2.18% 2.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.89% 8.90% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2,864 3,306 3,432
UK median annual salary £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £20,750 £20,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £28,000 £27,500 £26,875
% change year-on-year +1.82% +2.33% -0.46%

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 36,685 43,705 45,567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.12% 24.46% 24.62%
Number of salaries quoted 29,394 35,409 38,626
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 19 December 2018.

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 19 December 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 -1 3,098 £31,250 +4.17% 286
UK excluding London +9 1,891 £28,000 +1.82% 212
London -17 1,317 £35,000 +2.94% 86
South East 0 613 £28,000 - 45
North of England -16 394 £25,000 -1.96% 67
East of England +42 316 £30,000 - 30
Midlands +13 266 £27,500 +10.00% 32
South West -26 212 £32,000 +23.08% 26
North West -22 208 £25,000 - 32
West Midlands +33 171 £28,500 +9.62% 20
Yorkshire -14 165 £23,500 -14.55% 27
East Midlands -10 97 £26,425 +5.70% 12
Wales -15 48 £25,000 -12.28% 5
Scotland +6 42 £33,250 +2.31% 6
North East +13 21 £26,500 +3.92% 8
Channel Islands 0 10 £33,500 +3.08%
Northern Ireland -2 10 £21,000 -16.00% 1

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3,260 (100.00%) Windows
2 2,234 (68.53%) Active Directory
3 2,195 (67.33%) Windows 10
4 1,922 (58.96%) Microsoft
5 1,363 (41.81%) Office 365
6 1,267 (38.87%) Microsoft Office
7 1,179 (36.17%) Windows Server
8 1,020 (31.29%) ITIL
9 970 (29.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 893 (27.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 832 (25.52%) VMware
12 758 (23.25%) Citrix
13 700 (21.47%) Windows 8
14 698 (21.41%) SCCM
15 658 (20.18%) MS Exchange
16 573 (17.58%) DNS
17 561 (17.21%) VMware Infrastructure
18 554 (16.99%) DHCP
19 526 (16.13%) Firewall
20 507 (15.55%) TCP/IP
21 474 (14.54%) Problem-Solving
22 448 (13.74%) PowerShell
23 436 (13.37%) LAN
24 430 (13.19%) Microsoft Certification
25 411 (12.61%) Cisco
26 409 (12.55%) Finance
27 400 (12.27%) SLA
28 376 (11.53%) Hyper-V
29 357 (10.95%) Microsoft Azure
29 357 (10.95%) WAN

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
1 658 (20.18%) MS Exchange
2 285 (8.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 244 (7.48%) SharePoint
4 161 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 149 (4.57%) Skype for Business
6 71 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2007
7 61 (1.87%) IBM Notes
8 56 (1.72%) IIS
9 50 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
10 36 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 30 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
11 30 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
12 15 (0.46%) CMS
12 15 (0.46%) Confluence
13 11 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
14 7 (0.21%) Apache
15 6 (0.18%) Tomcat
16 5 (0.15%) IBM Domino
17 3 (0.092%) Joomla!
17 3 (0.092%) SAS
Applications
1 1,267 (38.87%) Microsoft Office
2 111 (3.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 63 (1.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 51 (1.56%) MS Visio
5 31 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 10 (0.31%) Acrobat
7 10 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
8 9 (0.28%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.15%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.12%) Camtasia
11 3 (0.092%) CATIA
11 3 (0.092%) PTC Creo
12 2 (0.061%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.061%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.031%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.031%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.031%) Houdini
13 1 (0.031%) MicroStation
13 1 (0.031%) Revit
Business Applications
1 27 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 17 (0.52%) Carpe Diem
4 10 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.18%) Misys Midas
6 5 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.15%) SimCorp Dimension
7 4 (0.12%) Elite 3E
7 4 (0.12%) Rolfe and Nolan
8 3 (0.092%) SAP R/3
8 3 (0.092%) Teamcenter
8 3 (0.092%) Visualfiles
9 2 (0.061%) Maximo
9 2 (0.061%) Sage 200
10 1 (0.031%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.031%) Infor M3
10 1 (0.031%) Misys Opics
10 1 (0.031%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.031%) Sage X3
10 1 (0.031%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1,363 (41.81%) Office 365
2 357 (10.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 141 (4.33%) Amazon AWS
4 83 (2.55%) Mimecast
5 49 (1.50%) Azure Active Directory
6 45 (1.38%) G Suite
7 41 (1.26%) OneDrive
8 28 (0.86%) IaaS
9 23 (0.71%) SaaS
10 22 (0.67%) PaaS
11 14 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 10 (0.31%) IBM Cloud
13 7 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (0.21%) iTunes
13 7 (0.21%) OpenDNS
13 7 (0.21%) Yammer
14 5 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
14 5 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
15 4 (0.12%) Dropbox
16 3 (0.092%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 573 (17.58%) DNS
2 554 (16.99%) DHCP
3 526 (16.13%) Firewall
4 507 (15.55%) TCP/IP
5 436 (13.37%) LAN
6 357 (10.95%) WAN
7 329 (10.09%) VPN
8 240 (7.36%) VoIP
9 161 (4.94%) Wireless
10 154 (4.72%) Internet
11 127 (3.90%) Wi-Fi
12 126 (3.87%) Skype
13 110 (3.37%) VLAN
14 105 (3.22%) SAN
15 100 (3.07%) Remote Desktop
16 59 (1.81%) IP Telephony
17 50 (1.53%) WLAN
18 48 (1.47%) Unified Communications
19 41 (1.26%) MPLS
20 37 (1.13%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 46 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 39 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (0.58%) MongoDB
7 18 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
7 18 (0.55%) NoSQL
8 15 (0.46%) Azure SQL Database
9 13 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (0.31%) MySQL
11 9 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
12 8 (0.25%) Relational Database
13 7 (0.21%) Power BI
14 6 (0.18%) Hadoop
14 6 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
15 4 (0.12%) Geospatial Data
15 4 (0.12%) MS Access
16 3 (0.092%) Oracle Database
16 3 (0.092%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 91 (2.79%) MSI
2 36 (1.10%) JIRA
2 36 (1.10%) Visual Studio
3 33 (1.01%) WinDbg
4 21 (0.64%) AdminStudio
5 19 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (0.52%) InstallShield
6 17 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
7 14 (0.43%) Git (software)
7 14 (0.43%) Jenkins
7 14 (0.43%) Redmine
7 14 (0.43%) Trac
8 13 (0.40%) Chocolatey
9 12 (0.37%) Subversion
10 7 (0.21%) Ant
11 4 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.092%) GCC
12 3 (0.092%) Hudson
12 3 (0.092%) SoapUI
13 2 (0.061%) Moq
General
1 409 (12.55%) Finance
2 119 (3.65%) Telecoms
3 118 (3.62%) Law
3 118 (3.62%) Legal
4 111 (3.40%) Banking
5 103 (3.16%) Retail
6 53 (1.63%) Investment Banking
7 48 (1.47%) Back Office
8 37 (1.13%) Electronics
9 36 (1.10%) Manufacturing
10 30 (0.92%) Games
11 24 (0.74%) Advertising
11 24 (0.74%) Publishing
12 22 (0.67%) Marketing
13 20 (0.61%) Aerospace
14 16 (0.49%) Billing
15 14 (0.43%) French Language
15 14 (0.43%) Front Office
16 10 (0.31%) Automotive
17 8 (0.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 954 (29.26%) Analyst
2 740 (22.70%) Support Engineer
3 638 (19.57%) IT Support
4 571 (17.52%) Support Analyst
5 397 (12.18%) 2nd Line Support
6 396 (12.15%) Desktop Support
7 357 (10.95%) Service Analyst
8 347 (10.64%) Service Desk Analyst
9 345 (10.58%) IT Engineer
10 342 (10.49%) IT Analyst
11 263 (8.07%) IT Support Analyst
12 254 (7.79%) IT Support Engineer
13 252 (7.73%) Desktop Engineer
14 215 (6.60%) 1st Line Support
15 203 (6.23%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 189 (5.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 185 (5.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
18 164 (5.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
19 155 (4.75%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
20 127 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (1.87%) Software Packaging
2 51 (1.56%) .NET
3 28 (0.86%) Web Services
4 26 (0.80%) X-Windows
5 22 (0.67%) LDAP
6 19 (0.58%) JSON
7 17 (0.52%) XML
8 14 (0.43%) HTML
8 14 (0.43%) Kafka
8 14 (0.43%) Middleware
8 14 (0.43%) RabbitMQ
9 13 (0.40%) SOAP
10 11 (0.34%) FIX Protocol
11 10 (0.31%) REST
12 8 (0.25%) CSS
13 7 (0.21%) WinForms
14 6 (0.18%) EDI
15 5 (0.15%) .NET Framework
15 5 (0.15%) 802.1X
15 5 (0.15%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 238 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
2 218 (6.69%) Self-Motivation
3 167 (5.12%) Data Centre
4 157 (4.82%) iPhone
5 143 (4.39%) Management Information System
6 135 (4.14%) Blackberry
7 111 (3.40%) Fat Client
7 111 (3.40%) Thin Client
8 102 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
9 81 (2.48%) iPad
10 57 (1.75%) Driving Licence
11 56 (1.72%) Smartphone
12 51 (1.56%) User Experience
13 32 (0.98%) Client/Server
14 31 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
15 30 (0.92%) Clustering
16 27 (0.83%) EPoS
17 25 (0.77%) Hedge funds
17 25 (0.77%) Replication
18 23 (0.71%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3,260 (100.00%) Windows
2 2,195 (67.33%) Windows 10
3 1,179 (36.17%) Windows Server
4 970 (29.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 893 (27.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 700 (21.47%) Windows 8
7 286 (8.77%) Linux
8 198 (6.07%) Apple iOS
9 178 (5.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 174 (5.34%) Android
11 166 (5.09%) Mac OS X
12 139 (4.26%) Windows XP
13 87 (2.67%) Mac OS
14 50 (1.53%) Unix
15 42 (1.29%) CentOS
16 36 (1.10%) Ubuntu
17 26 (0.80%) Windows Phone
17 26 (0.80%) Windows Vista
18 25 (0.77%) Windows 2000
19 22 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,020 (31.29%) ITIL
2 474 (14.54%) Problem-Solving
3 263 (8.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 234 (7.18%) Service Management
5 207 (6.35%) Service Delivery
6 176 (5.40%) Migration
7 170 (5.21%) ITSM
8 161 (4.94%) Application Packaging
9 126 (3.87%) Project Management
10 124 (3.80%) Incident Management
11 122 (3.74%) Mentoring
11 122 (3.74%) Mobile Device Management
12 121 (3.71%) Continuous Improvement
13 112 (3.44%) Agile Software Development
14 109 (3.34%) Asset Management
15 103 (3.16%) ITIL V3
16 102 (3.13%) Patch Management
17 101 (3.10%) Stakeholder Management
18 95 (2.91%) Disaster Recovery
19 91 (2.79%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 448 (13.74%) PowerShell
2 290 (8.90%) SQL
3 126 (3.87%) VBScript
4 66 (2.02%) VB
5 63 (1.93%) C#
6 44 (1.35%) Python
7 37 (1.13%) Bash Shell
8 35 (1.07%) C++
9 31 (0.95%) C
10 30 (0.92%) Java
11 19 (0.58%) PHP
12 16 (0.49%) T-SQL
13 15 (0.46%) Ruby
13 15 (0.46%) Shell Script
14 14 (0.43%) VB.NET
15 13 (0.40%) VBA
16 8 (0.25%) Perl
16 8 (0.25%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.12%) JavaScript
18 2 (0.061%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 430 (13.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 245 (7.52%) MCSE
3 210 (6.44%) Degree
4 180 (5.52%) MCP
5 174 (5.34%) Security Cleared
6 140 (4.29%) MCSA
7 124 (3.80%) SC Cleared
8 114 (3.50%) ITIL Certification
9 94 (2.88%) DV Cleared
10 86 (2.64%) A+ Certification
11 77 (2.36%) MCDST
12 73 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
13 68 (2.09%) CCNA
14 62 (1.90%) MCITP
15 56 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 47 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
17 35 (1.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 32 (0.98%) Network+ Certification
19 24 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
20 20 (0.61%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 400 (12.27%) SLA
2 58 (1.78%) GDPR
3 23 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.43%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.31%) COBIT
6 9 (0.28%) QA
7 4 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.061%) HL7
8 2 (0.061%) IEC 61131
8 2 (0.061%) PMO
9 1 (0.031%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.031%) GAMP
9 1 (0.031%) GMP
9 1 (0.031%) GxP
9 1 (0.031%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.031%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.031%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2,234 (68.53%) Active Directory
2 561 (17.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 376 (11.53%) Hyper-V
4 212 (6.50%) XenApp
5 142 (4.36%) Microsoft App-V
6 141 (4.33%) XenDesktop
7 135 (4.14%) VMware ESXi
8 79 (2.42%) BitLocker
9 74 (2.27%) vSphere
10 69 (2.12%) Virtual Desktop
11 38 (1.17%) Terminal Server
12 37 (1.13%) Terminal Services
13 35 (1.07%) VMware Workstation
14 32 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
15 28 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
16 21 (0.64%) Docker
17 20 (0.61%) Firmware
18 19 (0.58%) pfSense
19 18 (0.55%) XenServer
20 15 (0.46%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 698 (21.41%) SCCM
2 184 (5.64%) WSUS
3 94 (2.88%) Backup Exec
4 72 (2.21%) AirWatch
5 63 (1.93%) Microsoft Intune
6 61 (1.87%) SCOM
7 56 (1.72%) vRealize
8 55 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
9 39 (1.20%) SCOrch
10 33 (1.01%) Perfmon
11 31 (0.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 27 (0.83%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 27 (0.83%) ZABBIX
13 24 (0.74%) XenMobile
14 23 (0.71%) IBM BigFix
15 18 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
16 15 (0.46%) ServiceCenter
16 15 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 15 (0.46%) vCenter Server
17 14 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1,922 (58.96%) Microsoft
2 832 (25.52%) VMware
3 758 (23.25%) Citrix
4 411 (12.61%) Cisco
5 269 (8.25%) Apple
6 203 (6.23%) HP
7 140 (4.29%) Symantec
8 130 (3.99%) Ivanti
9 101 (3.10%) Dell
10 87 (2.67%) McAfee
10 87 (2.67%) Veeam
11 83 (2.55%) Google
12 79 (2.42%) Avaya
13 78 (2.39%) Bloomberg
14 76 (2.33%) ServiceNow
15 72 (2.21%) Remedy
16 71 (2.18%) Adobe
16 71 (2.18%) IBM
17 66 (2.02%) NetApp
17 66 (2.02%) Oracle