Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
UK
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 161 154
Rank change year-on-year -7 -7 -44
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 3,611 3,621 4,699
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.04% 2.13% 2.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.66% 8.79% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3,024 3,154 4,157
UK median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10th Percentile £20,500 £20,500 £20,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +1.85% -1.82% +4.76%

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 41,704 41,173 53,295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.57% 24.20% 26.03%
Number of salaries quoted 34,033 34,675 45,062
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 25 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows 7 in the UK

Windows 7
Top 18 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 25 April 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 -9 3,419 £30,000 - 507
UK excluding London -1 2,034 £27,500 +1.85% 370
London -10 1,501 £35,000 +7.69% 172
South East -27 637 £28,000 +1.82% 108
North of England -26 424 £27,500 +7.84% 96
Midlands +18 318 £25,000 -3.85% 51
South West +68 280 £25,500 -7.27% 35
East of England -22 258 £30,000 +9.09% 45
Yorkshire +11 226 £27,500 +5.77% 24
West Midlands +20 199 £26,000 +4.00% 35
North West -66 172 £27,500 +7.84% 63
East Midlands +15 119 £25,000 -5.66% 16
Wales +30 61 £28,500 +21.28% 12
Scotland -14 49 £30,750 +11.31% 21
North East -4 26 £26,000 -1.89% 9
Isle of Man - 4 £29,500 -
Northern Ireland -4 3 £20,000 -14.89% 2
Channel Islands -8 3 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 3,611 (100.00%) Windows
2 2,375 (65.77%) Active Directory
3 2,100 (58.16%) Microsoft
4 2,096 (58.04%) Windows 10
5 1,634 (45.25%) Microsoft Office
6 1,353 (37.47%) Office 365
7 1,335 (36.97%) Windows Server
8 1,161 (32.15%) ITIL
9 1,094 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 942 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 909 (25.17%) VMware
12 769 (21.30%) Windows 8
13 759 (21.02%) MS Exchange
14 757 (20.96%) Citrix
15 710 (19.66%) SCCM
16 638 (17.67%) Finance
17 568 (15.73%) VMware Infrastructure
18 530 (14.68%) DNS
19 489 (13.54%) TCP/IP
20 480 (13.29%) Firewall
21 476 (13.18%) SLA
22 473 (13.10%) DHCP
23 471 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
24 465 (12.88%) SQL
25 437 (12.10%) Microsoft Certification
26 422 (11.69%) Cisco
27 408 (11.30%) LAN
28 402 (11.13%) Hyper-V
29 396 (10.97%) PowerShell
30 376 (10.41%) 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
1 759 (21.02%) MS Exchange
2 342 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 268 (7.42%) SharePoint
4 257 (7.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 164 (4.54%) Skype for Business
6 108 (2.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 91 (2.52%) IIS
8 72 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2007
9 53 (1.47%) IBM Notes
10 52 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
11 25 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
12 19 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
13 11 (0.30%) Confluence
14 10 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
14 10 (0.28%) Tomcat
14 10 (0.28%) WordPress
15 9 (0.25%) Apache
15 9 (0.25%) JBoss
16 8 (0.22%) Moodle
17 6 (0.17%) CMS
Applications
1 1,634 (45.25%) Microsoft Office
2 177 (4.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 133 (3.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 47 (1.30%) MS Visio
5 23 (0.64%) Camtasia
6 14 (0.39%) Adobe Captivate
6 14 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 9 (0.25%) AutoCAD
8 8 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
8 8 (0.22%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.17%) Acrobat
9 6 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
9 6 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.11%) Stata
11 3 (0.083%) InDesign
11 3 (0.083%) InVision
12 2 (0.055%) CATIA
12 2 (0.055%) Maya
12 2 (0.055%) Siemens NX
12 2 (0.055%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 29 (0.80%) Carpe Diem
2 22 (0.61%) Elite 3E
3 16 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (0.39%) assyst
5 13 (0.36%) Hyperion Planning
6 12 (0.33%) Visualfiles
7 11 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
7 11 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
8 10 (0.28%) SimCorp Dimension
9 7 (0.19%) Eikon
10 5 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
10 5 (0.14%) NetSuite
10 5 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
11 4 (0.11%) Eagle PACE
11 4 (0.11%) Rolfe and Nolan
11 4 (0.11%) thinkFolio
12 3 (0.083%) BusinessWorks
12 3 (0.083%) Unit4 Business World
12 3 (0.083%) Workday HCM
13 2 (0.055%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 1,353 (37.47%) Office 365
2 343 (9.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 123 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
4 57 (1.58%) Mimecast
5 55 (1.52%) OneDrive
6 51 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
7 31 (0.86%) G Suite
7 31 (0.86%) IaaS
8 28 (0.78%) SaaS
9 20 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
10 19 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 10 (0.28%) PaaS
12 9 (0.25%) Dropbox
13 7 (0.19%) Yammer
14 6 (0.17%) Slack
15 5 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
15 5 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
15 5 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
15 5 (0.14%) SoftLayer
16 2 (0.055%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 530 (14.68%) DNS
2 489 (13.54%) TCP/IP
3 480 (13.29%) Firewall
4 473 (13.10%) DHCP
5 408 (11.30%) LAN
6 376 (10.41%) WAN
7 310 (8.58%) VPN
8 191 (5.29%) Wireless
9 170 (4.71%) SAN
10 153 (4.24%) VoIP
11 148 (4.10%) Skype
12 134 (3.71%) VLAN
13 119 (3.30%) Internet
14 118 (3.27%) Remote Desktop
15 84 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
16 59 (1.63%) Cisco IOS
16 59 (1.63%) NAS
17 44 (1.22%) Network Security
18 40 (1.11%) IP Telephony
18 40 (1.11%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 355 (9.83%) SQL Server
2 103 (2.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 36 (1.00%) MySQL
5 25 (0.69%) Relational Database
6 22 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
8 16 (0.44%) GIS
8 16 (0.44%) Oracle Database
8 16 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (0.36%) Oracle BI EE
9 13 (0.36%) Oracle Smart View
10 12 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (0.30%) MS Access
12 10 (0.28%) SQL Server 2016
13 9 (0.25%) MongoDB
13 9 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
14 6 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (0.17%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 104 (2.88%) MSI
2 38 (1.05%) JIRA
3 29 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (0.64%) Visual Studio
5 13 (0.36%) Git (software)
6 11 (0.30%) InstallShield
7 6 (0.17%) Axure RP
7 6 (0.17%) Subversion
8 4 (0.11%) AdminStudio
8 4 (0.11%) WinDbg
9 3 (0.083%) GCC
9 3 (0.083%) GDB
9 3 (0.083%) ProC
10 2 (0.055%) Ant
10 2 (0.055%) AutoIt
10 2 (0.055%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.055%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.028%) Fiddler
11 1 (0.028%) ReSharper
11 1 (0.028%) Selenium
General
1 638 (17.67%) Finance
2 274 (7.59%) Law
3 242 (6.70%) Legal
4 128 (3.54%) Banking
5 116 (3.21%) Retail
6 84 (2.33%) Advertising
7 71 (1.97%) Marketing
8 69 (1.91%) Back Office
9 60 (1.66%) Telecoms
10 51 (1.41%) Manufacturing
11 44 (1.22%) Investment Banking
12 41 (1.14%) Games
13 23 (0.64%) Front Office
14 21 (0.58%) Publishing
15 18 (0.50%) Electronics
16 17 (0.47%) Automotive
16 17 (0.47%) Retail Banking
17 15 (0.42%) Aerospace
17 15 (0.42%) French Language
18 14 (0.39%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,068 (29.58%) Analyst
2 766 (21.21%) Support Engineer
3 617 (17.09%) Desktop Support
4 571 (15.81%) IT Support
5 570 (15.79%) Support Analyst
6 474 (13.13%) 2nd Line Support
7 432 (11.96%) Service Analyst
8 400 (11.08%) Service Desk Analyst
9 343 (9.50%) IT Engineer
10 320 (8.86%) Desktop Engineer
11 313 (8.67%) IT Analyst
12 252 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 239 (6.62%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 214 (5.93%) IT Support Engineer
15 211 (5.84%) IT Support Analyst
16 209 (5.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
17 180 (4.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 179 (4.96%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
19 163 (4.51%) 1st/2nd Line Support
19 163 (4.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (1.66%) .NET
2 58 (1.61%) Software Packaging
3 41 (1.14%) Web Services
4 31 (0.86%) HTML
4 31 (0.86%) LDAP
5 22 (0.61%) ASP.NET
5 22 (0.61%) XML
6 19 (0.53%) X-Windows
7 17 (0.47%) CSS
8 16 (0.44%) .NET Framework
9 14 (0.39%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (0.28%) jQuery
11 9 (0.25%) AngularJS
11 9 (0.25%) HTML5
11 9 (0.25%) JSON
11 9 (0.25%) SOAP
11 9 (0.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (0.22%) LAMP
13 6 (0.17%) COM
13 6 (0.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 211 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
2 210 (5.82%) Blackberry
3 189 (5.23%) Self-Motivation
4 141 (3.90%) iPhone
5 118 (3.27%) Data Centre
6 115 (3.18%) Management Information System
7 94 (2.60%) Driving Licence
8 92 (2.55%) Computer Science
9 84 (2.33%) iPad
10 80 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
11 78 (2.16%) Fat Client
11 78 (2.16%) Thin Client
12 58 (1.61%) Smartphone
13 52 (1.44%) User Experience
14 47 (1.30%) Hedge funds
15 39 (1.08%) PMI
16 33 (0.91%) EPoS
17 32 (0.89%) e-Learning
18 29 (0.80%) PDA
19 24 (0.66%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 3,611 (100.00%) Windows
2 2,096 (58.04%) Windows 10
3 1,335 (36.97%) Windows Server
4 1,094 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 942 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 769 (21.30%) Windows 8
7 245 (6.78%) Mac OS X
8 229 (6.34%) Android
9 197 (5.46%) Linux
10 189 (5.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 167 (4.62%) Apple iOS
12 147 (4.07%) Windows XP
13 83 (2.30%) Mac OS
14 42 (1.16%) Unix
15 40 (1.11%) Windows Phone
16 37 (1.02%) Windows Vista
17 25 (0.69%) Ubuntu
18 20 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
19 15 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 15 (0.42%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,161 (32.15%) ITIL
2 471 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
3 263 (7.28%) Service Delivery
4 236 (6.54%) Service Management
5 155 (4.29%) Incident Management
6 139 (3.85%) ITIL V3
6 139 (3.85%) Time Management
7 134 (3.71%) Application Packaging
7 134 (3.71%) ITSM
8 116 (3.21%) Migration
9 115 (3.18%) Mentoring
10 102 (2.82%) Agile Software Development
10 102 (2.82%) Change Management
11 95 (2.63%) Asset Management
12 94 (2.60%) Mobile Device Management
13 93 (2.58%) Root Cause Analysis
14 91 (2.52%) PRINCE2
15 89 (2.46%) CRM
16 86 (2.38%) Problem Management
16 86 (2.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 465 (12.88%) SQL
2 396 (10.97%) PowerShell
3 96 (2.66%) VBScript
4 66 (1.83%) C
5 60 (1.66%) C#
6 45 (1.25%) T-SQL
7 42 (1.16%) VB
8 35 (0.97%) JavaScript
9 23 (0.64%) VBA
10 21 (0.58%) VB.NET
11 17 (0.47%) Perl
12 16 (0.44%) Java
13 12 (0.33%) Delphi
13 12 (0.33%) Tcl
14 10 (0.28%) Bash Shell
15 9 (0.25%) Apple Swift
15 9 (0.25%) C++
15 9 (0.25%) Objective-C
15 9 (0.25%) PL/SQL
16 8 (0.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 437 (12.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 292 (8.09%) Degree
3 197 (5.46%) MCSE
4 188 (5.21%) Security Cleared
5 167 (4.62%) MCP
6 143 (3.96%) MCSA
7 134 (3.71%) SC Cleared
8 103 (2.85%) ITIL Certification
9 82 (2.27%) MCITP
10 72 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
11 65 (1.80%) CCNA
12 60 (1.66%) DV Cleared
13 55 (1.52%) MCDST
14 54 (1.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 49 (1.36%) A+ Certification
15 49 (1.36%) PMI Certification
16 48 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
17 32 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 25 (0.69%) MOS
19 20 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 476 (13.18%) SLA
2 55 (1.52%) QA
3 27 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.39%) GDPR
4 14 (0.39%) PMO
5 9 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 5 (0.14%) COBIT
9 4 (0.11%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.083%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.055%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.055%) DICOM
11 2 (0.055%) HL7
11 2 (0.055%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 2,375 (65.77%) Active Directory
2 568 (15.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 402 (11.13%) Hyper-V
4 211 (5.84%) Microsoft App-V
5 155 (4.29%) XenApp
6 145 (4.02%) XenDesktop
7 125 (3.46%) VMware ESXi
8 106 (2.94%) Virtual Desktop
9 97 (2.69%) vSphere
10 50 (1.38%) VirtualBox
11 45 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
12 29 (0.80%) BitLocker
13 26 (0.72%) XenServer
14 25 (0.69%) Terminal Services
15 19 (0.53%) Firmware
15 19 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
16 15 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
17 10 (0.28%) Docker
18 7 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 7 (0.19%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 710 (19.66%) SCCM
2 112 (3.10%) WSUS
3 94 (2.60%) AirWatch
4 67 (1.86%) Backup Exec
5 54 (1.50%) Norton AntiVirus
6 48 (1.33%) Microsoft Intune
7 47 (1.30%) vCenter Server
8 37 (1.02%) SCOM
8 37 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 25 (0.69%) Jamf Pro
10 21 (0.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 19 (0.53%) ServiceCenter
12 17 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
13 16 (0.44%) SCOrch
14 14 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
15 13 (0.36%) XenMobile
16 12 (0.33%) vRealize
17 11 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
17 11 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
18 10 (0.28%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 2,100 (58.16%) Microsoft
2 909 (25.17%) VMware
3 757 (20.96%) Citrix
4 422 (11.69%) Cisco
5 320 (8.86%) Apple
6 225 (6.23%) HP
7 138 (3.82%) iManage
8 112 (3.10%) Bloomberg
9 111 (3.07%) Oracle
10 105 (2.91%) Dell
11 99 (2.74%) Reuters
12 97 (2.69%) Ivanti
13 95 (2.63%) ServiceNow
14 92 (2.55%) Symantec
15 83 (2.30%) Google
16 77 (2.13%) Adobe
17 71 (1.97%) Avaya
18 69 (1.91%) MobileIron
19 63 (1.74%) NetApp
20 61 (1.69%) Remedy