Period
to 24 November 2020

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 24 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 356 181 166
Rank change year-on-year -175 -15 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 443 2,572 3,328
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.81% 1.92% 2.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.81% 8.43% 8.92%
Number of salaries quoted 402 2,160 3,028
Median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,250 £20,575
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,825 £56,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £26,500 £27,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year -3.64% -1.79% +1.82%

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 11,635 30,526 37,296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.29% 22.78% 23.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9,696 24,304 30,098
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £25,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +1.25%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in the UK

Windows 7
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows 7.

Salary trend for Windows 7 in the UK

Windows 7
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows 7 over the 6 months to 24 November 2020.

Salary histogram for Windows 7 in the UK

Windows 7
Top 16 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 24 November 2020. 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 -159 422 £32,500 +8.33% 65
UK excluding London -126 276 £26,500 -3.64% 61
London -132 159 £45,000 +36.16% 10
South East -102 83 £27,250 -0.91% 9
North of England -36 65 £26,000 +4.00% 18
Midlands -16 43 £24,000 -9.43% 13
East of England +69 39 £28,000 -6.67% 7
Yorkshire +54 32 £25,500 +2.00% 5
South West -38 32 £30,000 -6.25% 8
East Midlands +15 24 £23,500 -14.55% 8
North West -28 23 £26,000 -1.89% 11
Work from Home -38 21 £46,500 -46.86% 4
West Midlands -4 19 £25,000 -1.96% 5
North East +3 10 £28,750 +33.72% 2
Wales +21 9 £25,000 -5.66% 3
Scotland +34 5 £37,250 +10.36% 3

For the 6 months to 24 November 2020, 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.

1 443 (100.00%) Windows
2 331 (74.72%) Windows 10
3 304 (68.62%) Active Directory
4 268 (60.50%) Office 365
5 253 (57.11%) Microsoft
6 213 (48.08%) Windows Server
7 144 (32.51%) VMware
8 143 (32.28%) Microsoft Office
9 131 (29.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 117 (26.41%) Windows Server 2008
11 112 (25.28%) VMware Infrastructure
12 110 (24.83%) Windows Server 2016
13 97 (21.90%) Windows 8
14 95 (21.44%) Azure
15 94 (21.22%) DNS
16 86 (19.41%) ITIL
17 85 (19.19%) Cisco
18 84 (18.96%) TCP/IP
19 81 (18.28%) MS Exchange
20 80 (18.06%) DHCP
21 78 (17.61%) Finance
21 78 (17.61%) PowerShell
22 76 (17.16%) HP
23 75 (16.93%) Firewall
24 72 (16.25%) SCCM
25 70 (15.80%) Citrix
26 67 (15.12%) VPN
27 61 (13.77%) Hyper-V
28 59 (13.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
29 56 (12.64%) LAN

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 81 (18.28%) MS Exchange
2 29 (6.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (6.32%) SharePoint
4 22 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (4.97%) Skype for Business
5 13 (2.93%) IIS
6 11 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (1.35%) Apache
9 4 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.23%) Confluence
10 1 (0.23%) nginx
Applications
1 143 (32.28%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (3.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (2.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) Endur
2 1 (0.23%) Q-Pulse
Cloud Services
1 268 (60.50%) Office 365
2 95 (21.44%) Azure
3 31 (7.00%) AWS
4 24 (5.42%) Mimecast
5 13 (2.93%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (1.81%) G Suite
7 4 (0.90%) SaaS
8 3 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.45%) IaaS
9 2 (0.45%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.45%) PaaS
10 1 (0.23%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.23%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 94 (21.22%) DNS
2 84 (18.96%) TCP/IP
3 80 (18.06%) DHCP
4 75 (16.93%) Firewall
5 67 (15.12%) VPN
6 56 (12.64%) LAN
7 51 (11.51%) WAN
8 34 (7.67%) SAN
9 29 (6.55%) Skype
10 24 (5.42%) VoIP
10 24 (5.42%) Wireless
11 17 (3.84%) Remote Desktop
11 17 (3.84%) Wi-Fi
12 16 (3.61%) Internet
13 15 (3.39%) VLAN
14 13 (2.93%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (2.93%) Cisco IOS
15 12 (2.71%) NetScaler
16 10 (2.26%) Network Security
17 7 (1.58%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.42%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.71%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (1.58%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (1.13%) MySQL
6 4 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (0.90%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (0.90%) RDBMS
6 4 (0.90%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.45%) Apache Ignite
8 2 (0.45%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.23%) Power BI
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.23%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 8 (1.81%) JIRA
2 2 (0.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.23%) Bitbucket Server
3 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.23%) MSI
General
1 78 (17.61%) Finance
2 14 (3.16%) Banking
3 12 (2.71%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.03%) Legal
5 6 (1.35%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.13%) Law
7 4 (0.90%) Public Sector
7 4 (0.90%) Retail
8 3 (0.68%) Back Office
9 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.45%) Local Government
10 1 (0.23%) Advertising
10 1 (0.23%) Automotive
10 1 (0.23%) French Language
10 1 (0.23%) Front Office
10 1 (0.23%) Games
10 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 113 (25.51%) Support Engineer
2 74 (16.70%) IT Support
3 73 (16.48%) Analyst
4 56 (12.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 55 (12.42%) IT Engineer
6 47 (10.61%) Service Analyst
7 46 (10.38%) Service Desk Analyst
8 40 (9.03%) 2nd Line Support
9 39 (8.80%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 37 (8.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 36 (8.13%) 1st Line Support
12 33 (7.45%) IT Support Engineer
13 32 (7.22%) Desktop Support
14 23 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 23 (5.19%) Support Analyst
15 22 (4.97%) Systems Engineer
16 20 (4.51%) 1st Line Engineer
16 20 (4.51%) Desktop Engineer
17 19 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support
18 18 (4.06%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.90%) LDAP
2 3 (0.68%) LAMP
3 2 (0.45%) CSS
3 2 (0.45%) HTML
3 2 (0.45%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.23%) Ajax
4 1 (0.23%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.23%) POSIX
4 1 (0.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.64%) Management Information System
1 25 (5.64%) Self-Motivation
2 22 (4.97%) Data Centre
2 22 (4.97%) Driving Licence
3 17 (3.84%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.39%) Smartphone
5 9 (2.03%) CMDB
6 8 (1.81%) Blackberry
6 8 (1.81%) iPhone
7 7 (1.58%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.58%) Clustering
7 7 (1.58%) PKI
8 6 (1.35%) EMC VNXe
8 6 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (1.35%) Fat Client
8 6 (1.35%) FlexPod
8 6 (1.35%) Hedge funds
8 6 (1.35%) Replication
8 6 (1.35%) Thin Client
8 6 (1.35%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 443 (100.00%) Windows
2 331 (74.72%) Windows 10
3 213 (48.08%) Windows Server
4 131 (29.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 117 (26.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 110 (24.83%) Windows Server 2016
7 97 (21.90%) Windows 8
8 38 (8.58%) Linux
9 32 (7.22%) Android
10 22 (4.97%) Mac OS X
11 21 (4.74%) Windows XP
12 20 (4.51%) Windows Server 2003
13 19 (4.29%) Windows Server 2019
14 14 (3.16%) Apple iOS
14 14 (3.16%) Mac OS
15 11 (2.48%) CentOS
16 9 (2.03%) Unix
17 6 (1.35%) Ubuntu
18 4 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 3 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (19.41%) ITIL
2 59 (13.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 42 (9.48%) Problem-Solving
4 30 (6.77%) Service Management
5 26 (5.87%) Incident Management
6 25 (5.64%) Mobile Device Management
6 25 (5.64%) Service Delivery
7 21 (4.74%) Problem Management
8 18 (4.06%) Project Delivery
9 17 (3.84%) Business Continuity
10 16 (3.61%) Change Management
10 16 (3.61%) Continuous Improvement
10 16 (3.61%) Migration
10 16 (3.61%) Project Management
11 15 (3.39%) Infrastructure Management
12 14 (3.16%) ISMS
12 14 (3.16%) Proactive Monitoring
12 14 (3.16%) Root Cause Analysis
13 13 (2.93%) Information Security
13 13 (2.93%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 78 (17.61%) PowerShell
2 30 (6.77%) SQL
3 16 (3.61%) C
4 6 (1.35%) Python
5 5 (1.13%) Bash Shell
5 5 (1.13%) VB
5 5 (1.13%) VBA
5 5 (1.13%) VBScript
6 4 (0.90%) Perl
6 4 (0.90%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.68%) PHP
8 2 (0.45%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 53 (11.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (9.71%) Security Cleared
3 41 (9.26%) SC Cleared
4 40 (9.03%) MCSE
5 30 (6.77%) MCSA
6 23 (5.19%) Degree
7 22 (4.97%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (4.74%) CCNA
9 19 (4.29%) MCP
10 16 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
11 9 (2.03%) CTC Cleared
11 9 (2.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (1.81%) CCNP
13 7 (1.58%) DBS Check
13 7 (1.58%) DV Cleared
14 6 (1.35%) MCDST
15 5 (1.13%) MCITP
16 4 (0.90%) A+ Certification
16 4 (0.90%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (10.38%) SLA
2 3 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 2 (0.45%) GDPR
3 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.45%) QA
4 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 304 (68.62%) Active Directory
2 112 (25.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (13.77%) Hyper-V
4 29 (6.55%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (4.06%) XenDesktop
6 16 (3.61%) vSphere
6 16 (3.61%) XenApp
7 12 (2.71%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (1.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (1.13%) Terminal Services
9 5 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (1.13%) VMware Server
10 3 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.68%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.45%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.23%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.23%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 72 (16.25%) SCCM
2 31 (7.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 21 (4.74%) Backup Exec
4 13 (2.93%) WSUS
5 10 (2.26%) Single Sign-On
6 9 (2.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 8 (1.81%) HP Data Protector
8 7 (1.58%) Ansible
8 7 (1.58%) SCOM
9 6 (1.35%) vCenter Server
10 5 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (1.13%) Puppet
10 5 (1.13%) Terraform
11 4 (0.90%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (0.90%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 4 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
11 4 (0.90%) SCOrch
11 4 (0.90%) ServiceCenter
12 3 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 253 (57.11%) Microsoft
2 144 (32.51%) VMware
3 85 (19.19%) Cisco
4 76 (17.16%) HP
5 70 (15.80%) Citrix
6 44 (9.93%) Dell
7 40 (9.03%) Apple
8 36 (8.13%) Veeam
9 23 (5.19%) SolarWinds
10 22 (4.97%) Sophos
11 19 (4.29%) CheckPoint
12 18 (4.06%) NetApp
13 17 (3.84%) Remedy
14 14 (3.16%) Juniper
14 14 (3.16%) Red Hat
15 13 (2.93%) Google
15 13 (2.93%) Symantec
16 12 (2.71%) ServiceNow
17 11 (2.48%) Meraki
18 10 (2.26%) MobileIron