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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
UK
Rank 151 146 107
Rank change year-on-year -5 -39  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 1762 2392 2939
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.10% 2.31% 2.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.85% 8.87% 10.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1521 2066 2469
Median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year - +3.77%  

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 19902 26961 28660
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 23.71% 26.08% 26.93%
Number of salaries quoted 16721 22691 23994
Median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,125
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.21% +2.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 26 March 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 26 March 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 -10 1668 £30,000 - 223
London -28 717 £31,500 -3.07% 80
South East -9 347 £30,000 +3.44% 39
East of England +20 189 £27,750 -7.50% 18
North West -23 123 £25,250 +5.20% 27
Surrey +12 117 £24,000 -12.72% 10
Yorkshire +16 102 £26,500 +20.45% 19
City of London -20 102 £30,000 -7.69% 15
Manchester -12 88 £24,250 -13.39% 18
West Midlands +37 82 £27,500 - 17
West Yorkshire +31 78 £25,000 +2.04% 14
Hertfordshire -9 71 £25,000 -5.66% 8
Hampshire -6 65 £32,500 +3.17% 10
South West -49 61 £27,500 - 9
Leeds +30 56 £25,000 -5.66% 6
Berkshire +19 54 £40,000 +33.33% 5
East Midlands -27 44 £25,000 -11.71% 9
Cambridgeshire +25 40 £25,800 -30.96% 6
Essex +4 38 £32,500 +22.64% 4
Buckinghamshire +21 37 £24,500 +2.08% 5
Guildford +14 33 £22,500 -19.64% 2
Birmingham +17 26 £22,500 -19.64% 3
Milton Keynes +21 25 £24,500 -5.76% 2
West Sussex +10 25 £32,500 +4.83% 1
Bristol -12 25 £30,000 +9.09% 5
Bedfordshire +18 24 £30,000 -
Oxfordshire -25 24 £31,500 -21.25% 4
Suffolk +43 20 £27,500 +8.91%
Warwickshire +36 20 £32,250 +17.27% 7
Woking +25 20 £28,000 +7.69% 1

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 3684 (100.00%) Windows
2 2422 (65.74%) Active Directory
3 2141 (58.12%) Microsoft
4 1576 (42.78%) MS Office
5 1394 (37.84%) Windows 10
6 1332 (36.16%) Windows Server
7 1242 (33.71%) MS Excel
8 1164 (31.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 1102 (29.91%) MS Exchange
10 1098 (29.80%) Windows Server 2012
11 1020 (27.69%) Windows 8
12 991 (26.90%) VMware
13 987 (26.79%) ITIL
14 816 (22.15%) Office 365
15 814 (22.10%) Citrix
16 659 (17.89%) VMware Infrastructure
17 592 (16.07%) Cisco
18 533 (14.47%) DNS
19 532 (14.44%) Microsoft Certification
20 529 (14.36%) Finance
21 506 (13.74%) LAN
22 504 (13.68%) SCCM
23 501 (13.60%) TCP/IP
24 500 (13.57%) Firewall
25 486 (13.19%) Hyper-V
26 480 (13.03%) DHCP
27 478 (12.98%) Exchange Server 2010
28 476 (12.92%) SLA
29 469 (12.73%) VPN
30 428 (11.62%) WAN

Windows 7
Top Related 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 1102 (29.91%) MS Exchange
2 478 (12.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 266 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 231 (6.27%) SharePoint
5 216 (5.86%) Skype for Business
6 160 (4.34%) Exchange Server 2007
7 145 (3.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 125 (3.39%) IIS
9 73 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2003
10 46 (1.25%) IBM Notes
11 33 (0.90%) Tomcat
12 29 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
13 26 (0.71%) Apache
14 20 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
15 16 (0.43%) Confluence
15 16 (0.43%) GlassFish
16 10 (0.27%) CMS
17 8 (0.22%) WebSphere
18 7 (0.19%) ArcGIS
18 7 (0.19%) SAS
Applications
1 1576 (42.78%) MS Office
2 1242 (33.71%) MS Excel
3 98 (2.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 27 (0.73%) Acrobat
6 19 (0.52%) MS Visio
7 17 (0.46%) Camtasia
7 17 (0.46%) Snagit
8 15 (0.41%) MS Project
8 15 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
9 11 (0.30%) Photoshop
10 6 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
11 4 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
11 4 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
11 4 (0.11%) QuarkXPress
12 3 (0.081%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.054%) RoboHelp
14 1 (0.027%) 3ds Max
14 1 (0.027%) Houdini
14 1 (0.027%) Maya
Business Applications
1 25 (0.68%) Unit4 Business World
2 24 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.43%) SAP ERP
4 14 (0.38%) Visualfiles
5 12 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
6 10 (0.27%) Sage 200
7 9 (0.24%) Eikon
7 9 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
8 7 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
9 6 (0.16%) OpenText MBPM
9 6 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (0.16%) Sentinel
10 5 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
11 4 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
12 3 (0.081%) Fishtalk
12 3 (0.081%) Oracle Retail
12 3 (0.081%) Q-Pulse
12 3 (0.081%) Sage 50
13 2 (0.054%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 816 (22.15%) Office 365
2 225 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 87 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
4 83 (2.25%) Mimecast
5 29 (0.79%) G Suite
6 22 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
7 21 (0.57%) SaaS
8 14 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 13 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
10 12 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
11 9 (0.24%) IaaS
11 9 (0.24%) OneDrive
12 8 (0.22%) Dropbox
12 8 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (0.16%) PaaS
14 2 (0.054%) Slack
15 1 (0.027%) Fastly
15 1 (0.027%) Google Drive
15 1 (0.027%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 533 (14.47%) DNS
2 506 (13.74%) LAN
3 501 (13.60%) TCP/IP
4 500 (13.57%) Firewall
5 480 (13.03%) DHCP
6 469 (12.73%) VPN
7 428 (11.62%) WAN
8 232 (6.30%) SAN
9 200 (5.43%) VoIP
10 177 (4.80%) Wireless
11 165 (4.48%) Internet
12 134 (3.64%) Remote Desktop
13 123 (3.34%) VLAN
14 118 (3.20%) Skype
15 86 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
16 73 (1.98%) Cisco IOS
17 65 (1.76%) IP Telephony
18 52 (1.41%) NAS
19 50 (1.36%) SMTP
20 43 (1.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 381 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 107 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 59 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 43 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 38 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
6 28 (0.76%) MySQL
7 23 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
7 23 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (0.60%) Oracle Database
9 21 (0.57%) Relational Database
10 17 (0.46%) MS Access
11 16 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
11 16 (0.43%) RDBMS
12 15 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 14 (0.38%) GIS
14 9 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
15 8 (0.22%) Oracle Database 10g
16 6 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
17 5 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 67 (1.82%) MSI
2 26 (0.71%) JIRA
3 24 (0.65%) Ant
4 22 (0.60%) JUnit
4 22 (0.60%) Visual Studio
5 19 (0.52%) Jenkins
6 16 (0.43%) Gradle
6 16 (0.43%) Hudson
6 16 (0.43%) Maven
6 16 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (0.19%) Eclipse
8 6 (0.16%) AdminStudio
9 5 (0.14%) ClearCase
9 5 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.11%) Subversion
11 2 (0.054%) InstallShield
11 2 (0.054%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.054%) Visual Studio Code
11 2 (0.054%) WebSpeed
12 1 (0.027%) NUnit
General
1 529 (14.36%) Finance
2 327 (8.88%) Law
3 293 (7.95%) Legal
4 134 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 133 (3.61%) Banking
6 94 (2.55%) Manufacturing
7 86 (2.33%) Retail
8 41 (1.11%) Advertising
9 40 (1.09%) Marketing
10 38 (1.03%) Back Office
11 31 (0.84%) German Language
12 29 (0.79%) Automotive
13 28 (0.76%) Front Office
14 27 (0.73%) Publishing
15 23 (0.62%) French Language
16 21 (0.57%) Investment Banking
17 13 (0.35%) Games
18 12 (0.33%) Electronics
19 11 (0.30%) Billing
20 8 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1304 (35.40%) Analyst
2 781 (21.20%) IT Support
3 716 (19.44%) Support Engineer
4 660 (17.92%) Support Analyst
5 552 (14.98%) Service Analyst
6 538 (14.60%) 2nd Line Support
7 520 (14.12%) Service Desk Analyst
8 404 (10.97%) IT Analyst
9 391 (10.61%) Desktop Support
10 351 (9.53%) IT Engineer
11 302 (8.20%) IT Support Analyst
12 275 (7.46%) IT Support Engineer
13 267 (7.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
14 249 (6.76%) 1st Line Support
15 237 (6.43%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
16 218 (5.92%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 205 (5.56%) Service Desk Support
18 199 (5.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 195 (5.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
20 187 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (2.14%) .NET
2 44 (1.19%) Software Packaging
3 41 (1.11%) Web Services
4 27 (0.73%) J2EE
5 24 (0.65%) HTML
6 22 (0.60%) XML
7 21 (0.57%) CSS
8 15 (0.41%) 802.1X
9 13 (0.35%) ASP.NET
10 11 (0.30%) SOAP
11 10 (0.27%) COM
12 9 (0.24%) EDI
12 9 (0.24%) Middleware
13 8 (0.22%) HTML5
13 8 (0.22%) Qt
14 7 (0.19%) REST
14 7 (0.19%) WCF
15 6 (0.16%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (0.16%) BREW
15 6 (0.16%) OpenAL
Miscellaneous
1 302 (8.20%) Blackberry
2 214 (5.81%) iPhone
3 209 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
4 155 (4.21%) Data Centre
5 154 (4.18%) Driving Licence
6 128 (3.47%) iPad
7 122 (3.31%) Video Conferencing
8 106 (2.88%) Management Information System
9 88 (2.39%) Smartphone
10 70 (1.90%) Hedge funds
11 66 (1.79%) Computer Science
12 59 (1.60%) Fat Client
12 59 (1.60%) Thin Client
13 58 (1.57%) e-Learning
14 48 (1.30%) Replication
15 33 (0.90%) Client/Server
15 33 (0.90%) User Experience
16 32 (0.87%) Public Cloud
17 31 (0.84%) PDA
18 24 (0.65%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3684 (100.00%) Windows
2 1394 (37.84%) Windows 10
3 1332 (36.16%) Windows Server
4 1164 (31.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 1098 (29.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 1020 (27.69%) Windows 8
7 308 (8.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 294 (7.98%) Windows XP
9 230 (6.24%) Android
10 225 (6.11%) Mac OS X
11 211 (5.73%) Linux
12 141 (3.83%) Apple iOS
13 76 (2.06%) Mac OS
14 61 (1.66%) Windows Vista
15 44 (1.19%) Windows Phone
16 33 (0.90%) Unix
17 30 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 26 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
19 17 (0.46%) CentOS
20 15 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 987 (26.79%) ITIL
2 301 (8.17%) Service Management
3 181 (4.91%) Service Delivery
4 139 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 127 (3.45%) Migration
6 110 (2.99%) Time Management
7 107 (2.90%) Incident Management
7 107 (2.90%) ITIL V3
8 106 (2.88%) Problem Management
9 102 (2.77%) CRM
9 102 (2.77%) ERP
10 100 (2.71%) Document Management
11 98 (2.66%) Project Management
12 97 (2.63%) Mentoring
13 94 (2.55%) Asset Management
14 93 (2.52%) Ticket Management
15 92 (2.50%) Change Management
16 77 (2.09%) Application Packaging
17 76 (2.06%) Root Cause Analysis
18 68 (1.85%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 338 (9.17%) SQL
2 287 (7.79%) PowerShell
3 78 (2.12%) C
4 69 (1.87%) VB
4 69 (1.87%) VBScript
5 61 (1.66%) C#
6 43 (1.17%) Java
7 33 (0.90%) C++
8 28 (0.76%) VBA
9 23 (0.62%) JavaScript
10 22 (0.60%) PHP
11 21 (0.57%) Perl
12 20 (0.54%) Python
13 14 (0.38%) VB.NET
14 12 (0.33%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.19%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.14%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.14%) Ruby
17 4 (0.11%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 532 (14.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 341 (9.26%) Degree
3 251 (6.81%) MCSE
4 226 (6.13%) MCP
5 183 (4.97%) MCSA
6 153 (4.15%) Cisco Certification
7 131 (3.56%) CCNA
8 116 (3.15%) MCITP
8 116 (3.15%) Security Cleared
9 87 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
10 83 (2.25%) SC Cleared
11 77 (2.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 61 (1.66%) A+ Certification
13 58 (1.57%) MCDST
14 46 (1.25%) CCNP
14 46 (1.25%) MCTS
14 46 (1.25%) MOS
15 38 (1.03%) DBS Check
16 34 (0.92%) DV Cleared
17 25 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 476 (12.92%) SLA
2 53 (1.44%) QA
3 19 (0.52%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.054%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.054%) PMO
8 1 (0.027%) COBIT
8 1 (0.027%) COSO
8 1 (0.027%) DICOM
8 1 (0.027%) HL7
8 1 (0.027%) ISO13485
System Software
1 2422 (65.74%) Active Directory
2 659 (17.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 486 (13.19%) Hyper-V
4 237 (6.43%) XenApp
5 94 (2.55%) vSphere
6 89 (2.42%) Microsoft App-V
7 85 (2.31%) XenDesktop
8 70 (1.90%) VMware ESX
9 63 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
10 57 (1.55%) VMware Workstation
11 52 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
12 45 (1.22%) Terminal Services
13 33 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
14 29 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 27 (0.73%) Terminal Server
16 21 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
17 16 (0.43%) XenServer
18 13 (0.35%) Firmware
19 9 (0.24%) BitLocker
19 9 (0.24%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 504 (13.68%) SCCM
2 79 (2.14%) Backup Exec
3 66 (1.79%) SCOM
4 50 (1.36%) WSUS
5 37 (1.00%) AirWatch
6 35 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
7 34 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 32 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
8 32 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
9 20 (0.54%) Jamf Pro
9 20 (0.54%) Nagios
10 19 (0.52%) NetBackup
11 16 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
12 15 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 14 (0.38%) SCOrch
14 13 (0.35%) XenMobile
15 12 (0.33%) SCSM
16 11 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
16 11 (0.30%) ThinApp
16 11 (0.30%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 2141 (58.12%) Microsoft
2 991 (26.90%) VMware
3 814 (22.10%) Citrix
4 592 (16.07%) Cisco
5 295 (8.01%) Apple
6 218 (5.92%) HP
7 161 (4.37%) iManage
8 142 (3.85%) Dell
9 119 (3.23%) Avaya
10 98 (2.66%) Adobe
11 87 (2.36%) Bloomberg
12 84 (2.28%) Google
13 81 (2.20%) Symantec
14 72 (1.95%) Reuters
15 71 (1.93%) NetApp
16 66 (1.79%) AppSense
17 64 (1.74%) Oracle
18 63 (1.71%) Mitel
19 56 (1.52%) Veeam
20 55 (1.49%) Intel Security
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