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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 143 137
Rank change year-on-year -23 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 1896 2356 2549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.13% 2.39% 2.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.47% 9.42% 8.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1581 2049 2144
Median salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £48,750 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year - +5.76%  

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 22398 25022 29004
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 25.19% 25.43% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 41454 49230 58484
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows 7 in the UK

Windows 7
Top 12 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 28 June 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 -24 1804 £30,000 - 242
UK excluding London -25 954 £27,500 - 154
London -26 896 £35,000 +7.69% 95
South East -6 341 £26,000 -17.46% 39
North of England -20 216 £27,500 +1.85% 47
Midlands -29 163 £27,500 +3.77% 26
East of England -7 118 £26,500 - 16
South West -51 71 £26,500 -3.63% 19
Wales +15 23 £27,500 +44.73% 5
Scotland -1 15 £38,500 +62.96% 2
Northern Ireland 0 4 £30,250 +0.83%
Channel Islands +3 3 £32,500 -10.95%

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 3697 (100.00%) Windows
2 2388 (64.59%) Active Directory
3 2164 (58.53%) Microsoft
4 1627 (44.01%) Windows 10
5 1558 (42.14%) Microsoft Office
6 1379 (37.30%) Windows Server
7 1298 (35.11%) MS Exchange
8 1088 (29.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 1053 (28.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 1047 (28.32%) ITIL
11 1027 (27.78%) VMware
12 968 (26.18%) Office 365
13 962 (26.02%) Windows 8
14 906 (24.51%) Citrix
15 670 (18.12%) DNS
16 641 (17.34%) VMware Infrastructure
17 634 (17.15%) Finance
18 606 (16.39%) Firewall
19 595 (16.09%) DHCP
20 588 (15.90%) Exchange Server 2010
21 575 (15.55%) Cisco
22 572 (15.47%) Microsoft Certification
23 548 (14.82%) SCCM
24 528 (14.28%) TCP/IP
25 519 (14.04%) LAN
26 477 (12.90%) Hyper-V
27 456 (12.33%) WAN
28 450 (12.17%) VPN
29 440 (11.90%) SQL
30 424 (11.47%) 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 1298 (35.11%) MS Exchange
2 588 (15.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 305 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 303 (8.20%) SharePoint
5 218 (5.90%) Skype for Business
6 201 (5.44%) Exchange Server 2007
7 166 (4.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 142 (3.84%) IIS
9 80 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2003
10 48 (1.30%) IBM Notes
11 36 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
12 27 (0.73%) Apache
13 25 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
14 24 (0.65%) CMS
14 24 (0.65%) Confluence
15 15 (0.41%) SAS
15 15 (0.41%) Tomcat
16 10 (0.27%) MS Project Server
17 9 (0.24%) FileNet
18 6 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 1558 (42.14%) Microsoft Office
2 183 (4.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 111 (3.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 29 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 19 (0.51%) Acrobat
6 13 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
7 12 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
8 6 (0.16%) Camtasia
8 6 (0.16%) Snagit
9 5 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.11%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
10 4 (0.11%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.11%) QuarkXPress
11 3 (0.081%) Adobe Premiere
11 3 (0.081%) SOLIDWORKS
12 1 (0.027%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.027%) Avid Media Composer
12 1 (0.027%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 36 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
3 13 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 12 (0.32%) SAP ERP
5 10 (0.27%) ResourceLink
6 9 (0.24%) iTrent
6 9 (0.24%) Visualfiles
7 8 (0.22%) thinkFolio
7 8 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
8 7 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.14%) Eikon
9 5 (0.14%) Sage 200
9 5 (0.14%) Sentinel
10 4 (0.11%) OpenText MBPM
10 4 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
11 3 (0.081%) Misys Opics
11 3 (0.081%) Sage 50
11 3 (0.081%) Softmar
12 2 (0.054%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 968 (26.18%) Office 365
2 260 (7.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 99 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
4 72 (1.95%) Mimecast
5 42 (1.14%) IaaS
6 39 (1.05%) G Suite
7 30 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
7 30 (0.81%) OneDrive
8 24 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
9 19 (0.51%) Dropbox
9 19 (0.51%) SaaS
10 11 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
11 9 (0.24%) Oracle Service Cloud
11 9 (0.24%) PaaS
12 8 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 8 (0.22%) OpenDNS
13 4 (0.11%) iTunes
13 4 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.054%) Yammer
15 1 (0.027%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 670 (18.12%) DNS
2 606 (16.39%) Firewall
3 595 (16.09%) DHCP
4 528 (14.28%) TCP/IP
5 519 (14.04%) LAN
6 456 (12.33%) WAN
7 450 (12.17%) VPN
8 319 (8.63%) SAN
9 185 (5.00%) VoIP
10 182 (4.92%) Wireless
11 168 (4.54%) Internet
12 152 (4.11%) Skype
13 112 (3.03%) VLAN
14 111 (3.00%) Remote Desktop
15 75 (2.03%) MPLS
16 70 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
17 63 (1.70%) Network Security
18 56 (1.51%) IP Telephony
19 50 (1.35%) Cisco IOS
20 45 (1.22%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 393 (10.63%) SQL Server
2 122 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 46 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 34 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
6 26 (0.70%) Oracle Database
7 21 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (0.49%) MySQL
9 15 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
10 13 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
10 13 (0.35%) MS Access
11 12 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (0.30%) Relational Database
13 5 (0.14%) Data Mining
13 5 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.11%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (0.11%) SQL Server 2016
14 4 (0.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (0.081%) Amazon RDS
15 3 (0.081%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 82 (2.22%) MSI
2 43 (1.16%) JIRA
3 27 (0.73%) Visual Studio
4 23 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (0.32%) InstallShield
6 10 (0.27%) Jenkins
6 10 (0.27%) Subversion
7 9 (0.24%) AdminStudio
8 6 (0.16%) Ant
8 6 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (0.14%) Git (software)
9 5 (0.14%) Gradle
9 5 (0.14%) Hudson
9 5 (0.14%) JUnit
9 5 (0.14%) Maven
10 3 (0.081%) NetBeans
10 3 (0.081%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.054%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.054%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.054%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 634 (17.15%) Finance
2 291 (7.87%) Legal
3 272 (7.36%) Law
4 140 (3.79%) Telecoms
5 132 (3.57%) Banking
6 84 (2.27%) Manufacturing
7 78 (2.11%) Retail
8 52 (1.41%) Investment Banking
9 46 (1.24%) Back Office
10 42 (1.14%) Advertising
11 39 (1.05%) Automotive
11 39 (1.05%) Marketing
12 30 (0.81%) Front Office
13 28 (0.76%) Retail Banking
14 25 (0.68%) German Language
15 24 (0.65%) Billing
16 17 (0.46%) Financial Institution
17 16 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
18 15 (0.41%) Italian Language
18 15 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1256 (33.97%) Analyst
2 730 (19.75%) Support Engineer
3 703 (19.02%) IT Support
4 675 (18.26%) Support Analyst
5 520 (14.07%) 2nd Line Support
6 484 (13.09%) Desktop Support
7 465 (12.58%) Service Analyst
8 428 (11.58%) Service Desk Analyst
9 361 (9.76%) IT Analyst
10 359 (9.71%) IT Engineer
11 300 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 279 (7.55%) IT Support Analyst
13 259 (7.01%) IT Support Engineer
14 240 (6.49%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 222 (6.00%) 1st Line Support
15 222 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
16 207 (5.60%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 183 (4.95%) Desktop Engineer
18 182 (4.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
19 174 (4.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (1.38%) .NET
2 50 (1.35%) Web Services
3 45 (1.22%) Software Packaging
4 44 (1.19%) CSS
5 43 (1.16%) HTML
6 25 (0.68%) 802.1X
7 16 (0.43%) XML
8 13 (0.35%) COM
9 10 (0.27%) J2EE
10 9 (0.24%) Middleware
11 8 (0.22%) ASP.NET
11 8 (0.22%) Qt
12 7 (0.19%) EDI
13 6 (0.16%) BREW
13 6 (0.16%) OpenAL
13 6 (0.16%) OpenCL
13 6 (0.16%) OpenGL
13 6 (0.16%) Series 60
13 6 (0.16%) SVG
13 6 (0.16%) UIQ
Miscellaneous
1 335 (9.06%) Blackberry
2 188 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
3 173 (4.68%) iPhone
4 147 (3.98%) Driving Licence
5 144 (3.90%) iPad
6 111 (3.00%) Data Centre
7 98 (2.65%) Management Information System
8 89 (2.41%) Hedge funds
9 86 (2.33%) Smartphone
10 77 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
11 66 (1.79%) User Experience
12 65 (1.76%) Computer Science
13 62 (1.68%) Fat Client
13 62 (1.68%) Thin Client
14 48 (1.30%) Replication
15 43 (1.16%) e-Learning
16 35 (0.95%) PDA
17 30 (0.81%) Public Cloud
18 28 (0.76%) CMDB
19 25 (0.68%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3697 (100.00%) Windows
2 1627 (44.01%) Windows 10
3 1379 (37.30%) Windows Server
4 1088 (29.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 1053 (28.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 962 (26.02%) Windows 8
7 294 (7.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 288 (7.79%) Android
9 258 (6.98%) Windows XP
10 236 (6.38%) Linux
11 228 (6.17%) Apple iOS
12 223 (6.03%) Mac OS X
13 82 (2.22%) Mac OS
14 69 (1.87%) Windows Vista
15 39 (1.05%) Windows Phone
16 34 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 32 (0.87%) Unix
17 32 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
18 23 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
19 15 (0.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1047 (28.32%) ITIL
2 294 (7.95%) Service Management
3 185 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 151 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 136 (3.68%) Problem Management
6 128 (3.46%) Mentoring
7 114 (3.08%) Asset Management
7 114 (3.08%) Change Management
8 109 (2.95%) CRM
9 108 (2.92%) Incident Management
10 107 (2.89%) ITIL V3
11 100 (2.70%) Application Packaging
12 99 (2.68%) Project Management
12 99 (2.68%) Time Management
13 90 (2.43%) Migration
14 85 (2.30%) Configuration Management
15 83 (2.25%) ERP
15 83 (2.25%) Ticket Management
16 81 (2.19%) Mobile Device Management
17 79 (2.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 440 (11.90%) SQL
2 348 (9.41%) PowerShell
3 79 (2.14%) VB
4 76 (2.06%) VBScript
5 70 (1.89%) C#
6 44 (1.19%) C
7 37 (1.00%) C++
8 36 (0.97%) JavaScript
9 30 (0.81%) Java
10 28 (0.76%) Python
10 28 (0.76%) VBA
11 26 (0.70%) PHP
12 23 (0.62%) Perl
13 16 (0.43%) T-SQL
14 15 (0.41%) PL/SQL
15 13 (0.35%) Bash Shell
15 13 (0.35%) Ruby
16 8 (0.22%) Shell Script
16 8 (0.22%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 572 (15.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 372 (10.06%) Degree
3 301 (8.14%) MCSE
4 234 (6.33%) MCP
5 183 (4.95%) Cisco Certification
6 171 (4.63%) MCSA
7 164 (4.44%) CCNA
8 114 (3.08%) Security Cleared
9 107 (2.89%) MCITP
10 95 (2.57%) SC Cleared
11 85 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
12 78 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 66 (1.79%) MCDST
14 64 (1.73%) Citrix Certification
14 64 (1.73%) MCTS
15 59 (1.60%) A+ Certification
16 54 (1.46%) DBS Check
17 40 (1.08%) CCNP
18 35 (0.95%) Master's Degree
19 33 (0.89%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 424 (11.47%) SLA
2 44 (1.19%) QA
3 35 (0.95%) PCI DSS
4 24 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 3 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.027%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.027%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.027%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.027%) PMO
7 1 (0.027%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2388 (64.59%) Active Directory
2 641 (17.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 477 (12.90%) Hyper-V
4 302 (8.17%) XenApp
5 154 (4.17%) XenDesktop
6 128 (3.46%) VMware ESXi
7 122 (3.30%) vSphere
8 96 (2.60%) Microsoft App-V
9 62 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
10 61 (1.65%) Terminal Services
11 41 (1.11%) Terminal Server
11 41 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
12 38 (1.03%) VMware Workstation
13 35 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
14 29 (0.78%) VirtualBox
15 21 (0.57%) XenServer
16 20 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 17 (0.46%) BitLocker
18 10 (0.27%) NFS
18 10 (0.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 548 (14.82%) SCCM
2 116 (3.14%) Backup Exec
3 78 (2.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 72 (1.95%) WSUS
5 60 (1.62%) AirWatch
6 44 (1.19%) Microsoft Intune
7 30 (0.81%) SCOM
7 30 (0.81%) vCenter Server
8 27 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 26 (0.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 24 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
11 22 (0.60%) NetBackup
12 20 (0.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 17 (0.46%) ServiceCenter
14 16 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
15 13 (0.35%) FortiGate
15 13 (0.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 13 (0.35%) Nagios
16 12 (0.32%) XenMobile
17 11 (0.30%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 2164 (58.53%) Microsoft
2 1027 (27.78%) VMware
3 906 (24.51%) Citrix
4 575 (15.55%) Cisco
5 323 (8.74%) Apple
6 311 (8.41%) HP
7 141 (3.81%) Symantec
8 138 (3.73%) Dell
9 122 (3.30%) iManage
10 110 (2.98%) AppSense
11 99 (2.68%) Bloomberg
12 97 (2.62%) Remedy
13 93 (2.52%) ServiceNow
14 89 (2.41%) Reuters
15 85 (2.30%) Veeam
16 83 (2.25%) Avaya
17 79 (2.14%) Oracle
18 76 (2.06%) Adobe
19 72 (1.95%) Google
19 72 (1.95%) McAfee
Wigan, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £14,000 to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Dronfield, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £250000 - £300000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 per annum + MCSE
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
Godalming, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 per annum + MCSE
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Aspire Technology
Posted: 11 hours ago
Middlesex
onezeero.
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £36000 per annum + pension, bonus, gym, healthcare
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £22k - 30k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
H&R Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Aviva
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + 10% Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sanderson
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday