Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 180 163 170
Rank change year-on-year -17 +7 -23
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 2,864 3,573 3,749
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.96% 2.04% 2.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.57% 8.83% 8.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2,382 3,027 3,182
UK median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10th Percentile £20,500 £20,500 £21,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £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 33,430 40,485 43,570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.89% 23.12% 24.57%
Number of salaries quoted 26,463 32,591 35,889
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £40,210 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.21% +0.52% -

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -9 2,681 £30,000 - 590
UK excluding London +11 1,823 £27,500 - 468
London -36 966 £32,500 -7.14% 158
South East +37 704 £28,000 +4.17% 122
North of England -22 321 £27,000 -1.82% 99
East of England +30 247 £30,000 +3.45% 61
Midlands -23 223 £26,250 -0.94% 76
South West +8 210 £27,500 - 74
North West +32 185 £28,000 +1.82% 49
West Midlands -37 129 £25,500 -3.77% 38
Yorkshire -75 113 £25,000 -9.09% 41
East Midlands -5 94 £27,500 -3.51% 37
Scotland +5 47 £32,500 +12.07% 23
Wales -5 33 £27,500 +1.85% 12
Northern Ireland +1 32 £23,000 +9.52% 1
North East +16 23 £22,000 -15.38% 9
Channel Islands +6 6 £30,000 +1.69%

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 2,864 (100.00%) Windows
2 1,978 (69.06%) Windows 10
3 1,925 (67.21%) Active Directory
4 1,588 (55.45%) Microsoft
5 1,254 (43.78%) Office 365
6 1,151 (40.19%) Microsoft Office
7 1,060 (37.01%) Windows Server
8 790 (27.58%) ITIL
9 718 (25.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 678 (23.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 667 (23.29%) VMware
12 560 (19.55%) Citrix
13 550 (19.20%) Windows 8
14 534 (18.65%) MS Exchange
15 519 (18.12%) SCCM
16 479 (16.72%) TCP/IP
17 451 (15.75%) VMware Infrastructure
18 446 (15.57%) Cisco
19 443 (15.47%) DNS
20 421 (14.70%) Firewall
21 419 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
22 417 (14.56%) DHCP
23 391 (13.65%) LAN
24 368 (12.85%) Microsoft Azure
25 346 (12.08%) Finance
26 345 (12.05%) WAN
27 342 (11.94%) SLA
28 340 (11.87%) VPN
29 339 (11.84%) Problem-Solving
30 322 (11.24%) Hyper-V

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
1 534 (18.65%) MS Exchange
2 201 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 194 (6.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 193 (6.74%) SharePoint
5 147 (5.13%) Skype for Business
6 64 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 62 (2.16%) IIS
8 50 (1.75%) IBM Notes
9 43 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 34 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
11 31 (1.08%) CMS
12 17 (0.59%) Apache
13 15 (0.52%) WordPress
14 14 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
14 14 (0.49%) IBM Domino
14 14 (0.49%) WebSphere
15 11 (0.38%) Confluence
16 9 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
16 9 (0.31%) Tomcat
17 4 (0.14%) nginx
Applications
1 1,151 (40.19%) Microsoft Office
2 144 (5.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 90 (3.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 53 (1.85%) MS Visio
5 41 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
6 21 (0.73%) Acrobat
7 8 (0.28%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.10%) Revit
9 2 (0.070%) ArchiCAD
9 2 (0.070%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.070%) MicroStation
9 2 (0.070%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 2 (0.070%) PTC Creo
9 2 (0.070%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.035%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.035%) HipChat
10 1 (0.035%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 16 (0.56%) Elite 3E
3 14 (0.49%) Carpe Diem
4 13 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.24%) Q-Pulse
5 7 (0.24%) Sage CRM
6 6 (0.21%) Eikon
6 6 (0.21%) Sage X3
7 2 (0.070%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.070%) Infor M3
7 2 (0.070%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.070%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.070%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.070%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 1 (0.035%) Pegasus Opera
8 1 (0.035%) Rolfe and Nolan
8 1 (0.035%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.035%) Sage 300 ERP
8 1 (0.035%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1,254 (43.78%) Office 365
2 368 (12.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 152 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
4 42 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
5 41 (1.43%) Mimecast
6 29 (1.01%) OneDrive
7 28 (0.98%) G Suite
8 20 (0.70%) OpenDNS
9 17 (0.59%) IBM Cloud
9 17 (0.59%) SoftLayer
10 11 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 11 (0.38%) Power Platform
11 10 (0.35%) IaaS
12 7 (0.24%) Dropbox
13 6 (0.21%) PaaS
13 6 (0.21%) SaaS
14 4 (0.14%) GitHub
14 4 (0.14%) Slack
15 3 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
15 3 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 479 (16.72%) TCP/IP
2 443 (15.47%) DNS
3 421 (14.70%) Firewall
4 417 (14.56%) DHCP
5 391 (13.65%) LAN
6 345 (12.05%) WAN
7 340 (11.87%) VPN
8 158 (5.52%) VoIP
9 157 (5.48%) Internet
10 155 (5.41%) Skype
11 136 (4.75%) Wireless
12 108 (3.77%) SAN
13 105 (3.67%) VLAN
14 88 (3.07%) Wi-Fi
15 83 (2.90%) Remote Desktop
16 81 (2.83%) Network Security
17 58 (2.03%) IP Telephony
18 42 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
19 38 (1.33%) Unified Communications
20 31 (1.08%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (6.95%) SQL Server
2 31 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
5 22 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (0.73%) MySQL
6 21 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 20 (0.70%) Relational Database
8 16 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
9 15 (0.52%) NoSQL
10 14 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
11 11 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
12 10 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
12 10 (0.35%) Power BI
12 10 (0.35%) SQL Server 2016
13 9 (0.31%) MongoDB
13 9 (0.31%) Oracle Database
13 9 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
14 7 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 68 (2.37%) MSI
2 57 (1.99%) InstallShield
3 39 (1.36%) AdminStudio
3 39 (1.36%) JIRA
3 39 (1.36%) Visual Studio
4 30 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
5 24 (0.84%) Git (software)
6 23 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (0.31%) Android Studio
7 9 (0.31%) Subversion
8 8 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (0.24%) Chocolatey
10 4 (0.14%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.14%) Hudson
11 3 (0.10%) Ant
12 2 (0.070%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.070%) Moq
12 2 (0.070%) NUnit
12 2 (0.070%) PeopleTools
12 2 (0.070%) WinDbg
General
1 346 (12.08%) Finance
2 139 (4.85%) Law
3 117 (4.09%) Legal
4 88 (3.07%) Banking
5 87 (3.04%) Retail
6 86 (3.00%) Telecoms
7 41 (1.43%) Manufacturing
8 37 (1.29%) Back Office
9 33 (1.15%) Aerospace
10 22 (0.77%) Marketing
11 20 (0.70%) Advertising
11 20 (0.70%) Electronics
11 20 (0.70%) Financial Institution
12 15 (0.52%) Games
13 14 (0.49%) Multimedia
14 12 (0.42%) Automotive
14 12 (0.42%) Billing
14 12 (0.42%) Investment Banking
14 12 (0.42%) Military
15 11 (0.38%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 917 (32.02%) Analyst
2 628 (21.93%) Support Engineer
3 584 (20.39%) IT Support
4 477 (16.66%) Support Analyst
5 384 (13.41%) IT Engineer
6 340 (11.87%) IT Analyst
7 335 (11.70%) Service Analyst
8 322 (11.24%) Service Desk Analyst
9 317 (11.07%) 2nd Line Support
10 267 (9.32%) Desktop Support
11 237 (8.28%) IT Support Engineer
12 236 (8.24%) IT Support Analyst
13 179 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 165 (5.76%) 1st Line Support
15 151 (5.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 145 (5.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 126 (4.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 119 (4.16%) 1st/2nd Line Support
19 118 (4.12%) Desktop Engineer
20 110 (3.84%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (2.09%) .NET
2 24 (0.84%) X-Windows
3 23 (0.80%) JSON
4 16 (0.56%) COM
4 16 (0.56%) CSS
4 16 (0.56%) XML
5 15 (0.52%) HTML
5 15 (0.52%) Software Packaging
6 12 (0.42%) Web Services
7 11 (0.38%) .NET Framework
7 11 (0.38%) LDAP
8 9 (0.31%) Universal Windows Platform
9 7 (0.24%) Apache Flex
10 6 (0.21%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.070%) Elastic Stack
11 2 (0.070%) FIX Protocol
11 2 (0.070%) jQuery
11 2 (0.070%) React
11 2 (0.070%) RESTful
11 2 (0.070%) VCL
Miscellaneous
1 201 (7.02%) Management Information System
2 151 (5.27%) iPhone
3 149 (5.20%) Self-Motivation
4 136 (4.75%) Blackberry
5 135 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
6 131 (4.57%) Data Centre
7 123 (4.29%) Driving Licence
8 99 (3.46%) Smartphone
9 89 (3.11%) Video Conferencing
10 76 (2.65%) iPad
11 64 (2.23%) Fat Client
11 64 (2.23%) Thin Client
12 53 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
13 36 (1.26%) User Experience
14 29 (1.01%) Public Cloud
15 26 (0.91%) Replication
16 25 (0.87%) EPoS
17 22 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
18 20 (0.70%) Clustering
18 20 (0.70%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 2,864 (100.00%) Windows
2 1,978 (69.06%) Windows 10
3 1,060 (37.01%) Windows Server
4 718 (25.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 678 (23.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 550 (19.20%) Windows 8
7 265 (9.25%) Linux
8 209 (7.30%) Android
9 129 (4.50%) Apple iOS
10 124 (4.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 120 (4.19%) Mac OS X
11 120 (4.19%) Windows XP
12 77 (2.69%) Mac OS
13 47 (1.64%) Ubuntu
14 41 (1.43%) Unix
15 37 (1.29%) Windows 2000
16 33 (1.15%) Windows Vista
17 19 (0.66%) CentOS
18 13 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
19 11 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 790 (27.58%) ITIL
2 339 (11.84%) Problem-Solving
3 207 (7.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 190 (6.63%) Service Management
5 171 (5.97%) Service Delivery
6 156 (5.45%) Time Management
7 153 (5.34%) Information Security
8 140 (4.89%) Incident Management
8 140 (4.89%) ITSM
9 112 (3.91%) Mobile Device Management
10 111 (3.88%) ITIL V3
11 106 (3.70%) Security Management
12 103 (3.60%) Information Security Management
12 103 (3.60%) Migration
13 101 (3.53%) Ticket Management
14 98 (3.42%) ISMS
15 91 (3.18%) Asset Management
16 87 (3.04%) Disaster Recovery
17 83 (2.90%) Mentoring
18 81 (2.83%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 297 (10.37%) PowerShell
2 289 (10.09%) SQL
3 75 (2.62%) C#
4 45 (1.57%) VBScript
5 37 (1.29%) C
6 31 (1.08%) Java
6 31 (1.08%) T-SQL
7 30 (1.05%) Python
7 30 (1.05%) VB
8 23 (0.80%) C++
9 19 (0.66%) VBA
10 16 (0.56%) Perl
11 14 (0.49%) Shell Script
12 12 (0.42%) Delphi
13 10 (0.35%) Bash Shell
14 9 (0.31%) Ada
14 9 (0.31%) JavaScript
15 8 (0.28%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.070%) PeopleCode
16 2 (0.070%) R
Qualifications
1 419 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 223 (7.79%) MCSE
3 187 (6.53%) Degree
3 187 (6.53%) MCP
4 154 (5.38%) Security Cleared
5 133 (4.64%) MCSA
6 126 (4.40%) Cisco Certification
7 107 (3.74%) MCITP
8 104 (3.63%) CCNA
9 88 (3.07%) SC Cleared
10 64 (2.23%) A+ Certification
11 61 (2.13%) MCDST
12 54 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 50 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
14 36 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
15 33 (1.15%) DV Cleared
16 27 (0.94%) MCTS
17 22 (0.77%) DBS Check
18 21 (0.73%) TOGAF Certification
19 20 (0.70%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 342 (11.94%) SLA
2 25 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (0.84%) QA
4 21 (0.73%) GDPR
4 21 (0.73%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
6 8 (0.28%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.21%) IEC 61131
8 5 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 5 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.14%) COBIT
9 4 (0.14%) PMO
10 2 (0.070%) ITGC
11 1 (0.035%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.035%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1,925 (67.21%) Active Directory
2 451 (15.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 322 (11.24%) Hyper-V
4 115 (4.02%) XenApp
5 106 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
6 99 (3.46%) Microsoft App-V
7 72 (2.51%) Virtual Desktop
8 66 (2.30%) XenDesktop
9 59 (2.06%) vSphere
10 41 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
11 39 (1.36%) Terminal Services
12 38 (1.33%) BitLocker
13 33 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
14 22 (0.77%) VMware Workstation
15 21 (0.73%) VirtualBox
16 20 (0.70%) LXC
17 15 (0.52%) Citrix Hypervisor
18 6 (0.21%) Terminal Server
19 5 (0.17%) Firmware
20 4 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 519 (18.12%) SCCM
2 88 (3.07%) WSUS
3 61 (2.13%) Microsoft Intune
4 53 (1.85%) Backup Exec
5 49 (1.71%) SCOM
6 47 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
7 41 (1.43%) AirWatch
8 35 (1.22%) ServiceCenter
9 31 (1.08%) vRealize
10 29 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
11 19 (0.66%) SCVMM
12 17 (0.59%) Ansible
12 17 (0.59%) DameWare
13 16 (0.56%) Perfmon
13 16 (0.56%) XenMobile
14 13 (0.45%) BMC PATROL
14 13 (0.45%) vCenter Server
15 11 (0.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 8 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
17 7 (0.24%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1,588 (55.45%) Microsoft
2 667 (23.29%) VMware
3 560 (19.55%) Citrix
4 446 (15.57%) Cisco
5 252 (8.80%) Apple
6 251 (8.76%) HP
7 182 (6.35%) Dell
8 82 (2.86%) Avaya
9 78 (2.72%) Oracle
10 74 (2.58%) Remedy
11 73 (2.55%) Bloomberg
12 71 (2.48%) Reuters
12 71 (2.48%) Veeam
13 70 (2.44%) Symantec
14 66 (2.30%) EMC
15 62 (2.16%) IBM
16 61 (2.13%) Adobe
17 58 (2.03%) Lotus
17 58 (2.03%) Sony
18 54 (1.89%) ServiceNow