Period
to 21 October 2019

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 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 176 164 169
Rank change year-on-year -12 +5 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 2,741 3,383 3,794
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.00% 2.07% 2.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.72% 9.03% 8.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2,285 2,971 3,212
UK median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10th Percentile £21,247 £20,500 £21,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £27,500

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 31,429 37,471 43,324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.95% 22.91% 24.87%
Number of salaries quoted 24,873 30,230 34,911
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50% -

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 21 October 2019.

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 21 October 2019. 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 -12 2,568 £30,000 - 576
UK excluding London -3 1,680 £27,500 - 464
London -22 982 £32,500 -7.14% 144
South East +38 688 £27,500 +5.77% 141
North of England -30 298 £25,750 -6.36% 105
South West +23 234 £30,000 -3.23% 75
Midlands -20 206 £26,500 - 64
North West +28 181 £26,500 -3.64% 72
East of England -45 148 £30,000 +5.25% 49
West Midlands -31 114 £26,000 -1.89% 36
Yorkshire -60 100 £25,000 -8.58% 22
East Midlands +8 92 £27,500 -15.38% 28
Scotland +10 47 £30,000 -7.69% 14
Wales -3 40 £28,500 +14.00% 18
North East +20 17 £21,500 -14.00% 11
Northern Ireland -10 17 £25,000 +19.05%
Channel Islands -2 2 £24,500 -18.33%

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, 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 2,741 (100.00%) Windows
2 1,978 (72.16%) Windows 10
3 1,794 (65.45%) Active Directory
4 1,505 (54.91%) Microsoft
5 1,265 (46.15%) Office 365
6 1,031 (37.61%) Microsoft Office
7 943 (34.40%) Windows Server
8 804 (29.33%) ITIL
9 681 (24.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 642 (23.42%) VMware
11 604 (22.04%) Windows Server 2008
12 546 (19.92%) MS Exchange
13 520 (18.97%) Citrix
14 516 (18.83%) SCCM
15 493 (17.99%) Windows 8
16 448 (16.34%) VMware Infrastructure
17 387 (14.12%) TCP/IP
18 381 (13.90%) LAN
19 377 (13.75%) Cisco
20 370 (13.50%) Azure
21 367 (13.39%) DNS
22 346 (12.62%) WAN
23 344 (12.55%) Problem-Solving
24 340 (12.40%) DHCP
25 333 (12.15%) SLA
26 332 (12.11%) Firewall
27 316 (11.53%) Microsoft Certification
28 299 (10.91%) Finance
29 287 (10.47%) Hyper-V
30 258 (9.41%) PowerShell

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
1 546 (19.92%) MS Exchange
2 193 (7.04%) SharePoint
3 187 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 171 (6.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 152 (5.55%) Skype for Business
6 47 (1.71%) IIS
7 46 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
8 45 (1.64%) IBM Notes
9 29 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
10 28 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
11 22 (0.80%) Confluence
12 20 (0.73%) CMS
13 17 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 17 (0.62%) WebSphere
14 16 (0.58%) Apache
15 8 (0.29%) IBM HTTP Server
16 7 (0.26%) IBM Domino
16 7 (0.26%) Tomcat
17 6 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
17 6 (0.22%) nginx
Applications
1 1,031 (37.61%) Microsoft Office
2 126 (4.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 79 (2.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 62 (2.26%) MS Visio
5 37 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
6 15 (0.55%) Acrobat
7 14 (0.51%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.15%) S-PLUS
9 3 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.11%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.073%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 2 (0.073%) PTC Creo
10 2 (0.073%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.036%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.036%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.036%) Autodesk Inventor
11 1 (0.036%) HipChat
11 1 (0.036%) MicroStation
11 1 (0.036%) Mozilla Thunderbird
11 1 (0.036%) Revit
Business Applications
1 15 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 14 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.26%) Carpe Diem
4 7 (0.26%) Elite 3E
4 7 (0.26%) Q-Pulse
4 7 (0.26%) Sage CRM
5 6 (0.22%) Eikon
6 4 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.073%) assyst
7 2 (0.073%) Infor M3
7 2 (0.073%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.073%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.073%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.073%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 2 (0.073%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.036%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.036%) Pegasus Opera
8 1 (0.036%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.036%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1,265 (46.15%) Office 365
2 370 (13.50%) Azure
3 168 (6.13%) AWS
4 46 (1.68%) Azure Active Directory
5 44 (1.61%) G Suite
6 38 (1.39%) OneDrive
7 22 (0.80%) Mimecast
8 17 (0.62%) Power Platform
9 15 (0.55%) IBM Cloud
9 15 (0.55%) SoftLayer
10 10 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 10 (0.36%) GCP
11 8 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (0.26%) IaaS
13 5 (0.18%) OpenDNS
13 5 (0.18%) PaaS
13 5 (0.18%) SaaS
13 5 (0.18%) Yammer
14 4 (0.15%) Dropbox
15 3 (0.11%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 387 (14.12%) TCP/IP
2 381 (13.90%) LAN
3 367 (13.39%) DNS
4 346 (12.62%) WAN
5 340 (12.40%) DHCP
6 332 (12.11%) Firewall
7 245 (8.94%) VPN
8 202 (7.37%) VoIP
9 169 (6.17%) Skype
10 148 (5.40%) Wireless
11 124 (4.52%) Internet
12 98 (3.58%) Wi-Fi
13 96 (3.50%) Remote Desktop
14 84 (3.06%) SAN
15 72 (2.63%) VLAN
16 43 (1.57%) Network Security
17 39 (1.42%) Cisco IOS
18 34 (1.24%) Broadband
19 30 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
20 28 (1.02%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (6.60%) SQL Server
2 28 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (0.55%) Azure SQL Database
6 15 (0.55%) MySQL
6 15 (0.55%) Power BI
7 14 (0.51%) MongoDB
7 14 (0.51%) Relational Database
7 14 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
8 13 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
9 12 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (0.36%) SQL Server 2016
12 8 (0.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 8 (0.29%) DB2
12 8 (0.29%) SQL Server 2017
13 7 (0.26%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 75 (2.74%) MSI
2 47 (1.71%) InstallShield
3 42 (1.53%) JIRA
4 37 (1.35%) Git (software)
5 31 (1.13%) Visual Studio
6 25 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
7 24 (0.88%) AdminStudio
8 20 (0.73%) Subversion
8 20 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 11 (0.40%) Ant
10 11 (0.40%) Jenkins
11 9 (0.33%) Android Studio
11 9 (0.33%) Maven
12 8 (0.29%) Eclipse
12 8 (0.29%) IntelliJ
12 8 (0.29%) JUnit
12 8 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 5 (0.18%) Bitbucket
14 4 (0.15%) GCC
General
1 299 (10.91%) Finance
2 136 (4.96%) Law
3 110 (4.01%) Public Sector
4 101 (3.68%) Retail
5 96 (3.50%) Legal
6 86 (3.14%) Telecoms
7 64 (2.33%) Banking
8 41 (1.50%) Aerospace
9 39 (1.42%) Manufacturing
10 25 (0.91%) Financial Institution
10 25 (0.91%) Marketing
11 21 (0.77%) Advertising
12 20 (0.73%) Back Office
13 16 (0.58%) Electronics
13 16 (0.58%) French Language
14 14 (0.51%) Military
15 13 (0.47%) Local Government
16 8 (0.29%) Automotive
16 8 (0.29%) German Language
17 6 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 803 (29.30%) Analyst
2 612 (22.33%) Support Engineer
3 576 (21.01%) IT Support
4 417 (15.21%) Support Analyst
5 356 (12.99%) IT Engineer
6 352 (12.84%) 2nd Line Support
7 340 (12.40%) Service Analyst
8 321 (11.71%) Service Desk Analyst
9 284 (10.36%) Desktop Support
10 275 (10.03%) IT Analyst
11 240 (8.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 228 (8.32%) IT Support Engineer
13 216 (7.88%) IT Support Analyst
14 189 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 165 (6.02%) 1st Line Support
16 153 (5.58%) Desktop Engineer
17 147 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 131 (4.78%) 1st/2nd Line Support
19 108 (3.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
20 101 (3.68%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (2.26%) .NET
2 36 (1.31%) XML
3 27 (0.99%) HTML
3 27 (0.99%) JSON
4 21 (0.77%) CSS
4 21 (0.77%) Web Services
5 16 (0.58%) .NET Framework
6 15 (0.55%) Apache Flex
6 15 (0.55%) LDAP
7 12 (0.44%) ASP.NET
7 12 (0.44%) X-Windows
8 11 (0.40%) COM
9 10 (0.36%) HTML5
9 10 (0.36%) jQuery
10 8 (0.29%) CSS3
10 8 (0.29%) Dropwizard
10 8 (0.29%) JDOM
10 8 (0.29%) JPA
10 8 (0.29%) REST
10 8 (0.29%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 237 (8.65%) Management Information System
2 141 (5.14%) iPhone
3 132 (4.82%) Self-Motivation
4 120 (4.38%) Blackberry
5 117 (4.27%) Driving Licence
6 115 (4.20%) Data Centre
7 94 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
7 94 (3.43%) Smartphone
8 93 (3.39%) Video Conferencing
9 59 (2.15%) iPad
10 51 (1.86%) User Experience
11 46 (1.68%) Fat Client
11 46 (1.68%) Thin Client
12 38 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
13 32 (1.17%) CMDB
14 26 (0.95%) EPoS
15 25 (0.91%) Hedge funds
15 25 (0.91%) Replication
16 23 (0.84%) Mobile Computing
17 18 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2,741 (100.00%) Windows
2 1,978 (72.16%) Windows 10
3 943 (34.40%) Windows Server
4 681 (24.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 604 (22.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 493 (17.99%) Windows 8
7 251 (9.16%) Linux
8 191 (6.97%) Android
9 120 (4.38%) Apple iOS
10 119 (4.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 106 (3.87%) Mac OS X
12 96 (3.50%) Mac OS
13 88 (3.21%) Windows XP
14 42 (1.53%) Unix
15 41 (1.50%) Windows Vista
16 36 (1.31%) Windows 2000
17 34 (1.24%) Ubuntu
18 19 (0.69%) CentOS
19 11 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 8 (0.29%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 804 (29.33%) ITIL
2 344 (12.55%) Problem-Solving
3 197 (7.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 159 (5.80%) Information Security
5 144 (5.25%) ITSM
5 144 (5.25%) Service Management
6 136 (4.96%) Service Delivery
7 124 (4.52%) Mobile Device Management
8 122 (4.45%) Security Management
8 122 (4.45%) Ticket Management
9 118 (4.30%) Information Security Management
9 118 (4.30%) Time Management
10 115 (4.20%) Asset Management
11 113 (4.12%) ISMS
12 108 (3.94%) Mentoring
12 108 (3.94%) Migration
13 102 (3.72%) Incident Management
14 90 (3.28%) Change Management
15 84 (3.06%) Continuous Improvement
16 78 (2.85%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 258 (9.41%) PowerShell
2 248 (9.05%) SQL
3 66 (2.41%) C#
4 51 (1.86%) Python
5 40 (1.46%) C
6 39 (1.42%) VBScript
7 26 (0.95%) Java
7 26 (0.95%) VB
8 24 (0.88%) C++
9 23 (0.84%) Shell Script
10 19 (0.69%) T-SQL
11 18 (0.66%) JavaScript
11 18 (0.66%) Perl
11 18 (0.66%) VBA
12 12 (0.44%) Bash Shell
13 10 (0.36%) Ada
14 8 (0.29%) Java 8
14 8 (0.29%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.18%) Delphi
16 4 (0.15%) Julia
Qualifications
1 316 (11.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 183 (6.68%) Degree
3 176 (6.42%) Security Cleared
4 161 (5.87%) MCSE
5 133 (4.85%) MCP
6 120 (4.38%) Cisco Certification
7 103 (3.76%) CCNA
8 77 (2.81%) MCSA
9 70 (2.55%) SC Cleared
10 68 (2.48%) MCITP
11 53 (1.93%) A+ Certification
12 51 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
13 48 (1.75%) MCDST
14 41 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 39 (1.42%) DV Cleared
16 30 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 26 (0.95%) MCTS
18 25 (0.91%) TOGAF Certification
19 20 (0.73%) CCNP
20 17 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 333 (12.15%) SLA
2 29 (1.06%) QA
3 26 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (0.77%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.44%) IEC 61131
6 10 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
7 9 (0.33%) GDPR
8 4 (0.15%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.11%) COBIT
9 3 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.073%) GxP
10 2 (0.073%) ITGC
11 1 (0.036%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.036%) DICOM
11 1 (0.036%) GAMP
11 1 (0.036%) HL7
11 1 (0.036%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.036%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.036%) NIST
System Software
1 1,794 (65.45%) Active Directory
2 448 (16.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 287 (10.47%) Hyper-V
4 96 (3.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 89 (3.25%) XenApp
6 80 (2.92%) VMware ESXi
7 67 (2.44%) XenDesktop
8 61 (2.23%) Virtual Desktop
9 39 (1.42%) vSphere
10 33 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
11 17 (0.62%) BitLocker
12 16 (0.58%) Terminal Services
13 14 (0.51%) VirtualBox
14 12 (0.44%) LXC
14 12 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
15 9 (0.33%) Docker
15 9 (0.33%) VMware Server
16 8 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
17 5 (0.18%) Firmware
18 2 (0.073%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 516 (18.83%) SCCM
2 78 (2.85%) Microsoft Intune
3 63 (2.30%) WSUS
4 43 (1.57%) SCOM
5 39 (1.42%) Backup Exec
6 31 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
7 29 (1.06%) vRealize
8 23 (0.84%) AirWatch
9 22 (0.80%) BMC PATROL
9 22 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
10 16 (0.58%) Perfmon
11 15 (0.55%) vCenter Server
12 12 (0.44%) DameWare
12 12 (0.44%) ServiceCenter
13 11 (0.40%) Jamf Pro
14 10 (0.36%) Ansible
14 10 (0.36%) NetBackup
14 10 (0.36%) PaperCut
14 10 (0.36%) SCVMM
15 9 (0.33%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 1,505 (54.91%) Microsoft
2 642 (23.42%) VMware
3 520 (18.97%) Citrix
4 377 (13.75%) Cisco
5 220 (8.03%) Apple
6 200 (7.30%) HP
7 128 (4.67%) Dell
8 98 (3.58%) ServiceNow
9 77 (2.81%) Oracle
10 67 (2.44%) Sony
11 66 (2.41%) Veeam
12 65 (2.37%) IBM
13 56 (2.04%) Avaya
13 56 (2.04%) EMC
13 56 (2.04%) Symantec
14 52 (1.90%) Adobe
15 51 (1.86%) Google
16 47 (1.71%) Remedy
16 47 (1.71%) Sophos
17 45 (1.64%) NetApp