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

Microsoft Windows 7
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 141 138
Rank change year-on-year -23 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 1890 2363 2552
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.12% 2.40% 2.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.43% 9.43% 8.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1557 2030 2113
Median salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,912 £45,500 £47,500
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 22431 25066 28996
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 25.16% 25.46% 26.50%
Number of salaries quoted 18472 21445 24289
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows 7 in the UK

Windows 7
Top 30 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 27 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 1801 £30,000 - 242
London -23 892 £35,000 +7.69% 96
South East -9 345 £26,000 -13.33% 34
City of London +14 144 £32,500 - 14
North West -30 119 £27,500 +0.91% 22
East of England -10 117 £26,500 - 21
West Midlands -8 108 £29,000 +1.75% 14
Yorkshire -23 93 £28,500 +11.76% 18
Surrey +27 92 £25,500 -7.27% 8
Manchester -8 84 £27,500 - 13
Hertfordshire +6 75 £25,000 -15.25% 7
Hampshire -22 72 £24,125 -25.76% 12
South West -51 71 £27,000 -1.81% 20
West Yorkshire -6 67 £30,000 +20.00% 13
Buckinghamshire +20 65 £26,250 +9.37% 7
Milton Keynes +31 54 £29,000 +16.00% 5
East Midlands -32 53 £25,000 +4.16% 12
Berkshire -3 37 £30,000 -14.28% 4
Birmingham +15 36 £31,500 +21.15% 6
Leeds -18 33 £26,750 -2.72% 10
Guildford +27 30 £30,000 +17.64% 1
Essex -1 30 £36,000 +35.84% 2
Kent +18 28 £22,500 -2.17% 1
Coventry +1 27 £29,000 +7.40% 3
Oxfordshire -20 25 £35,000 - 2
Wales +13 23 £27,500 +44.73% 4
Bristol -29 23 £30,250 +14.15% 6
Hatfield +16 22 £25,000 -5.66%
Bradford +12 21 £30,000 +33.33% 1
Warwickshire +5 21 £26,500 -11.66% 2

For the 6 months to 27 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 3668 (100.00%) Windows
2 2373 (64.69%) Active Directory
3 2151 (58.64%) Microsoft
4 1607 (43.81%) Windows 10
5 1548 (42.20%) Microsoft Office
6 1365 (37.21%) Windows Server
7 1293 (35.25%) MS Exchange
8 1080 (29.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 1049 (28.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 1044 (28.46%) ITIL
11 1021 (27.84%) VMware
12 961 (26.20%) Office 365
13 954 (26.01%) Windows 8
14 900 (24.54%) Citrix
15 663 (18.08%) DNS
16 640 (17.45%) VMware Infrastructure
17 631 (17.20%) Finance
18 598 (16.30%) Firewall
19 588 (16.03%) DHCP
20 586 (15.98%) Exchange Server 2010
21 573 (15.62%) Cisco
22 570 (15.54%) Microsoft Certification
23 546 (14.89%) SCCM
24 521 (14.20%) TCP/IP
25 517 (14.09%) LAN
26 472 (12.87%) Hyper-V
27 453 (12.35%) WAN
28 445 (12.13%) VPN
29 438 (11.94%) SQL
30 421 (11.48%) 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 1293 (35.25%) MS Exchange
2 586 (15.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 304 (8.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 303 (8.26%) SharePoint
5 218 (5.94%) Skype for Business
6 200 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 166 (4.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 141 (3.84%) IIS
9 80 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2003
10 47 (1.28%) IBM Notes
11 37 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
12 27 (0.74%) 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 (0.25%) FileNet
18 6 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 1548 (42.20%) Microsoft Office
2 183 (4.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 112 (3.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 29 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 19 (0.52%) Acrobat
6 13 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
7 12 (0.33%) 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 (0.082%) Adobe Premiere
11 3 (0.082%) SOLIDWORKS
12 1 (0.027%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.027%) Avid Media Composer
12 1 (0.027%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 36 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
3 13 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 12 (0.33%) SAP ERP
5 10 (0.27%) ResourceLink
6 9 (0.25%) iTrent
6 9 (0.25%) Visualfiles
7 8 (0.22%) thinkFolio
7 8 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
8 7 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 5 (0.14%) Eikon
10 5 (0.14%) Sage 200
10 5 (0.14%) Sentinel
11 4 (0.11%) OpenText MBPM
11 4 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
12 3 (0.082%) Misys Opics
12 3 (0.082%) Sage 50
12 3 (0.082%) Softmar
13 2 (0.055%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 961 (26.20%) Office 365
2 258 (7.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 99 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
4 72 (1.96%) Mimecast
5 41 (1.12%) IaaS
6 38 (1.04%) G Suite
7 30 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
7 30 (0.82%) OneDrive
8 24 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
9 19 (0.52%) Dropbox
9 19 (0.52%) SaaS
10 11 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
11 9 (0.25%) Oracle Service Cloud
11 9 (0.25%) 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 (0.055%) Yammer
15 1 (0.027%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 663 (18.08%) DNS
2 598 (16.30%) Firewall
3 588 (16.03%) DHCP
4 521 (14.20%) TCP/IP
5 517 (14.09%) LAN
6 453 (12.35%) WAN
7 445 (12.13%) VPN
8 318 (8.67%) SAN
9 185 (5.04%) VoIP
10 182 (4.96%) Wireless
11 161 (4.39%) Internet
12 150 (4.09%) Skype
13 113 (3.08%) Remote Desktop
14 112 (3.05%) VLAN
15 75 (2.04%) MPLS
16 70 (1.91%) Wi-Fi
17 62 (1.69%) Network Security
18 55 (1.50%) IP Telephony
19 50 (1.36%) Cisco IOS
20 45 (1.23%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 392 (10.69%) SQL Server
2 120 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 50 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 46 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 33 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
6 26 (0.71%) Oracle Database
7 21 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (0.46%) MySQL
9 15 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
10 13 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
10 13 (0.35%) MS Access
11 12 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (0.27%) 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 (0.082%) Amazon RDS
15 3 (0.082%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 82 (2.24%) MSI
2 42 (1.15%) JIRA
3 26 (0.71%) Visual Studio
4 23 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (0.33%) InstallShield
6 10 (0.27%) Jenkins
7 9 (0.25%) AdminStudio
7 9 (0.25%) Subversion
8 6 (0.16%) Ant
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
9 5 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.082%) NetBeans
10 3 (0.082%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.055%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.055%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.055%) TestDirector
General
1 631 (17.20%) Finance
2 290 (7.91%) Legal
3 270 (7.36%) Law
4 138 (3.76%) Telecoms
5 130 (3.54%) Banking
6 82 (2.24%) Manufacturing
7 77 (2.10%) Retail
8 51 (1.39%) Investment Banking
9 46 (1.25%) Back Office
10 41 (1.12%) Advertising
11 38 (1.04%) Automotive
12 37 (1.01%) Marketing
13 30 (0.82%) Front Office
14 27 (0.74%) Retail Banking
15 25 (0.68%) German Language
16 24 (0.65%) Billing
17 17 (0.46%) Financial Institution
18 16 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
19 15 (0.41%) Italian Language
19 15 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1250 (34.08%) Analyst
2 730 (19.90%) Support Engineer
3 701 (19.11%) IT Support
4 676 (18.43%) Support Analyst
5 518 (14.12%) 2nd Line Support
6 480 (13.09%) Desktop Support
7 462 (12.60%) Service Analyst
8 425 (11.59%) Service Desk Analyst
9 363 (9.90%) IT Analyst
10 361 (9.84%) IT Engineer
11 299 (8.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 280 (7.63%) IT Support Analyst
13 261 (7.12%) IT Support Engineer
14 240 (6.54%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 222 (6.05%) 1st Line Support
15 222 (6.05%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
16 206 (5.62%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 182 (4.96%) Desktop Engineer
18 179 (4.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
19 173 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (1.39%) .NET
2 49 (1.34%) Web Services
3 46 (1.25%) Software Packaging
4 44 (1.20%) CSS
5 43 (1.17%) HTML
6 24 (0.65%) 802.1X
7 15 (0.41%) XML
8 13 (0.35%) COM
9 10 (0.27%) J2EE
10 9 (0.25%) Middleware
11 8 (0.22%) ASP.NET
11 8 (0.22%) Qt
12 7 (0.19%) EDI
13 6 (0.16%) Flash
13 6 (0.16%) J2ME
13 6 (0.16%) OpenAL
13 6 (0.16%) OpenGL
13 6 (0.16%) Series 60
13 6 (0.16%) SVG
13 6 (0.16%) UIQ
Miscellaneous
1 335 (9.13%) Blackberry
2 187 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
3 173 (4.72%) iPhone
4 148 (4.03%) Driving Licence
5 144 (3.93%) iPad
6 112 (3.05%) Data Centre
7 96 (2.62%) Management Information System
8 89 (2.43%) Hedge funds
9 84 (2.29%) Smartphone
10 77 (2.10%) Video Conferencing
11 65 (1.77%) Computer Science
11 65 (1.77%) User Experience
12 62 (1.69%) Fat Client
12 62 (1.69%) Thin Client
13 48 (1.31%) Replication
14 42 (1.15%) e-Learning
15 33 (0.90%) PDA
16 30 (0.82%) Public Cloud
17 28 (0.76%) CMDB
18 25 (0.68%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3668 (100.00%) Windows
2 1607 (43.81%) Windows 10
3 1365 (37.21%) Windows Server
4 1080 (29.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 1049 (28.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 954 (26.01%) Windows 8
7 292 (7.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 287 (7.82%) Android
9 257 (7.01%) Windows XP
10 233 (6.35%) Linux
11 227 (6.19%) Apple iOS
12 222 (6.05%) Mac OS X
13 81 (2.21%) Mac OS
14 67 (1.83%) Windows Vista
15 39 (1.06%) Windows Phone
16 33 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 32 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
18 31 (0.85%) Unix
19 23 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
20 13 (0.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1044 (28.46%) ITIL
2 290 (7.91%) Service Management
3 183 (4.99%) Service Delivery
4 153 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 134 (3.65%) Problem Management
6 128 (3.49%) Mentoring
7 113 (3.08%) Change Management
8 111 (3.03%) Asset Management
9 108 (2.94%) CRM
10 107 (2.92%) Incident Management
10 107 (2.92%) ITIL V3
11 100 (2.73%) Application Packaging
11 100 (2.73%) Time Management
12 98 (2.67%) Project Management
13 90 (2.45%) Migration
14 84 (2.29%) Configuration Management
15 83 (2.26%) Ticket Management
16 82 (2.24%) ERP
17 81 (2.21%) Mobile Device Management
18 79 (2.15%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 438 (11.94%) SQL
2 345 (9.41%) PowerShell
3 79 (2.15%) VB
4 76 (2.07%) VBScript
5 69 (1.88%) C#
6 45 (1.23%) C
7 36 (0.98%) C++
7 36 (0.98%) JavaScript
8 30 (0.82%) Java
9 28 (0.76%) VBA
10 27 (0.74%) Python
11 25 (0.68%) PHP
12 23 (0.63%) Perl
13 16 (0.44%) T-SQL
14 15 (0.41%) PL/SQL
15 12 (0.33%) Bash Shell
15 12 (0.33%) Ruby
16 8 (0.22%) Shell Script
16 8 (0.22%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 570 (15.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 370 (10.09%) Degree
3 298 (8.12%) MCSE
4 233 (6.35%) MCP
5 182 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
6 171 (4.66%) MCSA
7 163 (4.44%) CCNA
8 114 (3.11%) Security Cleared
9 108 (2.94%) MCITP
10 95 (2.59%) SC Cleared
11 85 (2.32%) ITIL Certification
12 77 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 66 (1.80%) MCDST
14 65 (1.77%) MCTS
15 62 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
16 60 (1.64%) A+ Certification
17 54 (1.47%) DBS Check
18 38 (1.04%) CCNP
19 34 (0.93%) Master's Degree
20 31 (0.85%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 421 (11.48%) SLA
2 44 (1.20%) 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 (0.082%) 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 2373 (64.69%) Active Directory
2 640 (17.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 472 (12.87%) Hyper-V
4 300 (8.18%) XenApp
5 153 (4.17%) XenDesktop
6 129 (3.52%) VMware ESXi
7 122 (3.33%) vSphere
8 93 (2.54%) Microsoft App-V
9 60 (1.64%) Terminal Services
10 59 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
11 41 (1.12%) Terminal Server
11 41 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
12 39 (1.06%) VMware Workstation
13 34 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
14 29 (0.79%) VirtualBox
15 20 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 20 (0.55%) XenServer
16 14 (0.38%) BitLocker
17 10 (0.27%) VMware Server
18 9 (0.25%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 546 (14.89%) SCCM
2 115 (3.14%) Backup Exec
3 78 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
4 72 (1.96%) WSUS
5 59 (1.61%) AirWatch
6 44 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
7 30 (0.82%) SCOM
7 30 (0.82%) vCenter Server
8 28 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 26 (0.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 24 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
11 22 (0.60%) NetBackup
12 20 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 17 (0.46%) ServiceCenter
14 16 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
15 13 (0.35%) FortiGate
15 13 (0.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 12 (0.33%) Nagios
16 12 (0.33%) XenMobile
17 11 (0.30%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 2151 (58.64%) Microsoft
2 1021 (27.84%) VMware
3 900 (24.54%) Citrix
4 573 (15.62%) Cisco
5 317 (8.64%) Apple
6 310 (8.45%) HP
7 141 (3.84%) Symantec
8 138 (3.76%) Dell
9 121 (3.30%) iManage
10 109 (2.97%) AppSense
11 96 (2.62%) Remedy
12 95 (2.59%) Bloomberg
13 90 (2.45%) ServiceNow
14 86 (2.34%) Veeam
15 85 (2.32%) Reuters
16 83 (2.26%) Avaya
17 79 (2.15%) Oracle
18 76 (2.07%) Adobe
19 71 (1.94%) Google
19 71 (1.94%) McAfee
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Posted: 12 hours ago
London
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Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: From £16,433 to £18,573 per annum
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Salary: £23000 per annum
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Websense Recruit Ltd
Salary: £18,000 - £35,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
East London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Accrington, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
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Twickenham, Middlesex
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Salary: From £20 to £20 per hour
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West London
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
The Workshop
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Harris Rubbert Associates
Salary: £35,000 per annum + Generous Callout + Good Benefits + Bonus
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Fareham, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
coachwise
Salary: £25,000 per annum
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Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + Pension Scheme + Healthcare
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum Up to £26,000 + Benefits!!
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
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Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum + benefits & training
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