Period
to 23 October 2017

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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 155 148
Rank change year-on-year -9 -7 -28
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 3826 4233 4882
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.18% 2.23% 2.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.76% 8.95% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3244 3633 4247
UK median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% -
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,625 £20,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £48,750 £48,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,250 £27,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year +0.93% +1.89% -

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 43658 47272 57559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.87% 24.93% 26.31%
Number of salaries quoted 35191 40114 48509
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

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 23 October 2017.

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 23 October 2017. 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 3671 £30,000 - 192
UK excluding London +7 2087 £27,250 +0.93% 142
London -17 1685 £34,000 +4.62% 58
South East -16 667 £27,500 -3.51% 49
North of England +11 494 £26,500 -3.64% 36
Midlands -7 318 £26,500 +1.92% 22
North West +21 272 £25,000 -3.85% 18
East of England +34 271 £30,000 +13.21% 13
South West +23 248 £26,000 -5.45% 14
Yorkshire -1 213 £27,500 - 17
West Midlands -29 181 £26,500 +1.92% 10
East Midlands +27 137 £25,000 - 12
Wales +25 48 £24,000 +6.67% 3
Scotland -21 35 £37,500 +48.51% 5
North East +21 9 £27,500 -4.35% 1
Channel Islands +3 5 £32,500 -10.96%
Northern Ireland -20 4 £30,000 +9.09%

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 3826 (100.00%) Windows
2 2522 (65.92%) Active Directory
3 2323 (60.72%) Microsoft
4 1883 (49.22%) Windows 10
5 1521 (39.75%) Microsoft Office
6 1494 (39.05%) Windows Server
7 1355 (35.42%) MS Exchange
8 1240 (32.41%) Office 365
9 1202 (31.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 1191 (31.13%) VMware
11 1154 (30.16%) ITIL
12 1138 (29.74%) Windows Server 2012
13 1008 (26.35%) Citrix
14 980 (25.61%) Windows 8
15 726 (18.98%) VMware Infrastructure
16 723 (18.90%) Finance
17 713 (18.64%) Exchange Server 2010
18 708 (18.50%) DNS
19 646 (16.88%) Firewall
20 631 (16.49%) SCCM
21 620 (16.20%) Microsoft Certification
22 597 (15.60%) DHCP
23 561 (14.66%) Cisco
24 546 (14.27%) TCP/IP
25 525 (13.72%) LAN
26 521 (13.62%) Hyper-V
27 495 (12.94%) SQL
28 475 (12.42%) SQL Server
29 474 (12.39%) WAN
30 446 (11.66%) 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 1355 (35.42%) MS Exchange
2 713 (18.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 344 (8.99%) Exchange Server 2013
4 304 (7.95%) SharePoint
4 304 (7.95%) Skype for Business
5 196 (5.12%) Exchange Server 2007
6 147 (3.84%) IIS
7 110 (2.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 64 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
9 43 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
10 41 (1.07%) IBM Notes
11 29 (0.76%) Tomcat
12 27 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
13 21 (0.55%) CMS
14 20 (0.52%) Confluence
15 18 (0.47%) Apache
16 17 (0.44%) JBoss
16 17 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
17 9 (0.24%) FileNet
18 8 (0.21%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1521 (39.75%) Microsoft Office
2 175 (4.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 102 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 27 (0.71%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.34%) Acrobat
6 10 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (0.26%) AutoCAD
7 9 (0.24%) Maya
8 7 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
8 7 (0.18%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.16%) Houdini
9 6 (0.16%) NUKE
10 5 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
11 4 (0.10%) Adobe Captivate
11 4 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
12 3 (0.078%) Avid Media Composer
12 3 (0.078%) CINEMA 4D
12 3 (0.078%) Revit
12 3 (0.078%) Vectorworks
13 2 (0.052%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 38 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.37%) Visualfiles
3 13 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
4 12 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.24%) Eikon
5 9 (0.24%) iTrent
5 9 (0.24%) ResourceLink
6 6 (0.16%) assyst
6 6 (0.16%) Sage 200
6 6 (0.16%) thinkFolio
7 5 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.10%) Workday HCM
9 3 (0.078%) Epicor Tropos
10 2 (0.052%) Misys Opics
10 2 (0.052%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.052%) Softmar
10 2 (0.052%) SystmOne
11 1 (0.026%) Hyperion Planning
11 1 (0.026%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
11 1 (0.026%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1240 (32.41%) Office 365
2 293 (7.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 154 (4.03%) IaaS
4 85 (2.22%) Mimecast
5 77 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
6 51 (1.33%) OneDrive
7 40 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
8 39 (1.02%) PaaS
9 33 (0.86%) SaaS
10 27 (0.71%) G Suite
11 21 (0.55%) Dropbox
12 16 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
13 9 (0.24%) Oracle Service Cloud
14 8 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
14 8 (0.21%) OpenDNS
15 7 (0.18%) Yammer
16 5 (0.13%) Amazon S3
17 4 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
17 4 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
17 4 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 708 (18.50%) DNS
2 646 (16.88%) Firewall
3 597 (15.60%) DHCP
4 546 (14.27%) TCP/IP
5 525 (13.72%) LAN
6 474 (12.39%) WAN
7 446 (11.66%) VPN
8 351 (9.17%) SAN
9 272 (7.11%) Skype
10 206 (5.38%) Wireless
11 191 (4.99%) VoIP
12 188 (4.91%) VLAN
13 167 (4.36%) Internet
14 105 (2.74%) Wi-Fi
15 102 (2.67%) Remote Desktop
16 87 (2.27%) MPLS
17 52 (1.36%) Cisco IOS
18 42 (1.10%) NAS
18 42 (1.10%) Network Security
19 41 (1.07%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 475 (12.42%) SQL Server
2 164 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 68 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 51 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 30 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
6 24 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
7 19 (0.50%) MySQL
8 16 (0.42%) Oracle Database
9 14 (0.37%) Relational Database
10 9 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (0.18%) MS Access
13 6 (0.16%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (0.16%) NoSQL
13 6 (0.16%) SQLPlus
14 5 (0.13%) MongoDB
15 4 (0.10%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 74 (1.93%) MSI
2 46 (1.20%) JIRA
3 41 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 39 (1.02%) InstallShield
5 36 (0.94%) Visual Studio
6 17 (0.44%) AdminStudio
7 12 (0.31%) Git (software)
7 12 (0.31%) Subversion
8 7 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (0.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.078%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.078%) NetBeans
11 2 (0.052%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.026%) Android Studio
12 1 (0.026%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.026%) IntelliJ
12 1 (0.026%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.026%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.026%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.026%) Xcode
General
1 723 (18.90%) Finance
2 250 (6.53%) Legal
3 225 (5.88%) Law
4 207 (5.41%) Banking
5 136 (3.55%) Investment Banking
6 126 (3.29%) Telecoms
7 103 (2.69%) Retail Banking
8 80 (2.09%) Retail
9 78 (2.04%) Manufacturing
10 51 (1.33%) Back Office
11 50 (1.31%) Advertising
12 38 (0.99%) Marketing
13 28 (0.73%) Financial Institution
14 26 (0.68%) Automotive
15 24 (0.63%) Front Office
15 24 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
16 19 (0.50%) Publishing
17 17 (0.44%) Billing
17 17 (0.44%) Electronics
18 14 (0.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 1168 (30.53%) Analyst
2 796 (20.81%) Support Engineer
3 720 (18.82%) IT Support
4 679 (17.75%) Support Analyst
5 550 (14.38%) Desktop Support
6 512 (13.38%) 2nd Line Support
7 412 (10.77%) Service Analyst
8 399 (10.43%) Service Desk Analyst
9 354 (9.25%) IT Engineer
10 329 (8.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 310 (8.10%) IT Analyst
12 267 (6.98%) Desktop Engineer
13 265 (6.93%) IT Support Engineer
14 259 (6.77%) IT Support Analyst
15 238 (6.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 235 (6.14%) 1st Line Support
17 218 (5.70%) 1st/2nd Line Support
18 214 (5.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
19 205 (5.36%) Desktop Support Engineer
20 182 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (2.17%) .NET
2 66 (1.73%) HTML
3 60 (1.57%) CSS
4 53 (1.39%) Software Packaging
5 51 (1.33%) Web Services
6 40 (1.05%) ASP.NET
7 25 (0.65%) .NET Framework
8 23 (0.60%) 802.1X
9 21 (0.55%) AngularJS
10 19 (0.50%) JSON
11 18 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web API
11 18 (0.47%) WCF
12 17 (0.44%) HTML5
13 15 (0.39%) J2EE
13 15 (0.39%) jQuery
14 13 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (0.34%) SOAP
14 13 (0.34%) WSH
15 12 (0.31%) XML
16 11 (0.29%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 327 (8.55%) Blackberry
2 208 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
3 160 (4.18%) User Experience
4 157 (4.10%) iPhone
5 153 (4.00%) Driving Licence
6 114 (2.98%) Management Information System
7 104 (2.72%) Video Conferencing
8 103 (2.69%) Data Centre
9 99 (2.59%) iPad
10 97 (2.54%) Computer Science
11 92 (2.40%) Smartphone
12 71 (1.86%) Hedge funds
13 61 (1.59%) Fat Client
13 61 (1.59%) Thin Client
14 44 (1.15%) Replication
15 35 (0.91%) e-Learning
15 35 (0.91%) N-Tier
16 26 (0.68%) EPoS
17 25 (0.65%) Clustering
18 22 (0.58%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3826 (100.00%) Windows
2 1883 (49.22%) Windows 10
3 1494 (39.05%) Windows Server
4 1202 (31.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 1138 (29.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 980 (25.61%) Windows 8
7 320 (8.36%) Mac OS X
8 314 (8.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 306 (8.00%) Android
10 264 (6.90%) Linux
11 262 (6.85%) Apple iOS
12 259 (6.77%) Windows XP
13 87 (2.27%) Mac OS
13 87 (2.27%) Windows Vista
14 50 (1.31%) Windows Phone
15 48 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 47 (1.23%) Unix
17 36 (0.94%) CentOS
18 32 (0.84%) Windows 2000 Server
19 22 (0.58%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1154 (30.16%) ITIL
2 314 (8.21%) Service Management
3 194 (5.07%) Asset Management
4 182 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 147 (3.84%) Problem Management
6 139 (3.63%) Incident Management
7 136 (3.55%) Change Management
8 130 (3.40%) Disaster Recovery
8 130 (3.40%) Mentoring
9 114 (2.98%) CRM
10 113 (2.95%) ITIL V3
11 110 (2.88%) Wealth Management
12 101 (2.64%) Migration
13 99 (2.59%) Application Packaging
14 96 (2.51%) Patch Management
14 96 (2.51%) Project Management
15 88 (2.30%) Root Cause Analysis
16 86 (2.25%) Time Management
17 81 (2.12%) Document Management
17 81 (2.12%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 495 (12.94%) SQL
2 444 (11.60%) PowerShell
3 109 (2.85%) VBScript
4 103 (2.69%) C#
5 73 (1.91%) JavaScript
5 73 (1.91%) VB
6 66 (1.73%) T-SQL
7 58 (1.52%) C
7 58 (1.52%) Java
8 47 (1.23%) Python
9 42 (1.10%) Perl
10 29 (0.76%) PHP
11 25 (0.65%) C++
12 22 (0.58%) Bash Shell
13 15 (0.39%) PL/SQL
14 14 (0.37%) Ruby
14 14 (0.37%) VBA
15 10 (0.26%) VB.NET
16 6 (0.16%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.10%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 620 (16.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 358 (9.36%) MCSE
3 347 (9.07%) Degree
4 264 (6.90%) MCP
5 166 (4.34%) Cisco Certification
6 165 (4.31%) MCSA
7 158 (4.13%) CCNA
8 142 (3.71%) Citrix Certification
9 120 (3.14%) Security Cleared
10 111 (2.90%) CCA
11 107 (2.80%) SC Cleared
12 104 (2.72%) MCITP
13 86 (2.25%) MCTS
14 83 (2.17%) MCDST
15 64 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
16 59 (1.54%) A+ Certification
17 53 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 43 (1.12%) DBS Check
19 42 (1.10%) DV Cleared
20 34 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 435 (11.37%) SLA
2 39 (1.02%) PCI DSS
3 33 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.34%) QA
5 11 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
5 11 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 8 (0.21%) PMO
7 3 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.052%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.052%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.026%) COBIT
9 1 (0.026%) GAMP
9 1 (0.026%) GDPR
9 1 (0.026%) GMP
9 1 (0.026%) GxP
9 1 (0.026%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.026%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.026%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2522 (65.92%) Active Directory
2 726 (18.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 521 (13.62%) Hyper-V
4 310 (8.10%) XenApp
5 262 (6.85%) XenDesktop
6 152 (3.97%) vSphere
7 133 (3.48%) VMware ESXi
8 111 (2.90%) Microsoft App-V
9 70 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
10 60 (1.57%) Terminal Services
11 54 (1.41%) Virtual Desktop
12 53 (1.39%) VirtualBox
13 49 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
14 33 (0.86%) Terminal Server
15 28 (0.73%) XenServer
16 25 (0.65%) BitLocker
17 24 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
18 21 (0.55%) DFS Replication
18 21 (0.55%) NFS
19 17 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 631 (16.49%) SCCM
2 139 (3.63%) AirWatch
3 105 (2.74%) Backup Exec
4 104 (2.72%) WSUS
5 71 (1.86%) Norton AntiVirus
6 54 (1.41%) Microsoft Intune
7 39 (1.02%) SCOM
8 33 (0.86%) vCenter Server
9 27 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 23 (0.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 23 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 22 (0.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 21 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
12 21 (0.55%) XenMobile
13 18 (0.47%) NetBackup
14 15 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
14 15 (0.39%) SCOrch
15 12 (0.31%) WMI
16 11 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 10 (0.26%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 2323 (60.72%) Microsoft
2 1191 (31.13%) VMware
3 1008 (26.35%) Citrix
4 561 (14.66%) Cisco
5 361 (9.44%) Apple
6 317 (8.29%) HP
7 160 (4.18%) AppSense
8 157 (4.10%) McAfee
9 156 (4.08%) Dell
9 156 (4.08%) Veeam
10 154 (4.03%) ServiceNow
11 144 (3.76%) Symantec
12 110 (2.88%) iManage
13 107 (2.80%) Reuters
14 103 (2.69%) Bloomberg
15 102 (2.67%) Oracle
16 96 (2.51%) Avaya
17 79 (2.06%) Sophos
18 70 (1.83%) Adobe
19 66 (1.73%) Remedy