Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 172 148
Rank change year-on-year +8 -24 -18
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 3,569 3,780 4,687
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.04% 2.12% 2.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.82% 8.61% 9.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3,023 3,204 4,122
UK median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £48,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £27,500

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 40,456 43,926 51,869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.12% 24.58% 25.59%
Number of salaries quoted 32,562 36,165 44,083
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £72,500
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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +8 3,363 £30,000 - 337
UK excluding London +9 2,007 £27,500 - 248
London -21 1,476 £35,000 +7.69% 108
South East -17 626 £26,880 -2.26% 55
North of England -17 408 £27,500 - 84
Midlands +24 342 £26,500 - 38
East of England +17 310 £29,000 -3.33% 34
Yorkshire +38 218 £27,500 - 41
West Midlands +24 217 £26,500 -7.02% 24
South West +33 209 £27,500 - 17
North West -40 166 £27,500 +0.46% 38
East Midlands +25 129 £28,500 +14.00% 14
Scotland +12 50 £29,000 +2.24% 13
Wales +12 47 £27,000 +3.85% 6
North East -4 24 £26,000 -5.45% 5
Northern Ireland +5 16 £21,000 -19.23% 1
Channel Islands -4 7 £29,500 -9.23%
Isle of Man - 4 £29,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 3,569 (100.00%) Windows
2 2,359 (66.10%) Active Directory
3 2,195 (61.50%) Windows 10
4 2,092 (58.62%) Microsoft
5 1,626 (45.56%) Microsoft Office
6 1,378 (38.61%) Office 365
7 1,300 (36.42%) Windows Server
8 1,074 (30.09%) ITIL
9 1,025 (28.72%) Windows Server 2008
10 919 (25.75%) VMware
11 902 (25.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 789 (22.11%) Citrix
13 773 (21.66%) MS Exchange
14 729 (20.43%) SCCM
15 651 (18.24%) Windows 8
16 589 (16.50%) Finance
17 569 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
18 554 (15.52%) TCP/IP
19 525 (14.71%) DNS
20 492 (13.79%) Firewall
21 480 (13.45%) DHCP
22 477 (13.37%) Microsoft Certification
23 465 (13.03%) Cisco
23 465 (13.03%) LAN
24 443 (12.41%) SLA
25 434 (12.16%) Problem-Solving
26 411 (11.52%) SQL
27 410 (11.49%) PowerShell
28 409 (11.46%) WAN
29 407 (11.40%) Hyper-V

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
1 773 (21.66%) MS Exchange
2 327 (9.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 219 (6.14%) SharePoint
4 207 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 160 (4.48%) Skype for Business
6 96 (2.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 72 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2007
8 62 (1.74%) IIS
9 37 (1.04%) IBM Notes
10 36 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
11 26 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
12 22 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
13 10 (0.28%) Apache
13 10 (0.28%) CMS
13 10 (0.28%) Confluence
14 8 (0.22%) Tomcat
15 7 (0.20%) WordPress
16 5 (0.14%) JBoss
17 4 (0.11%) IBM Domino
17 4 (0.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1,626 (45.56%) Microsoft Office
2 200 (5.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 162 (4.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 52 (1.46%) MS Visio
5 35 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
6 22 (0.62%) Camtasia
7 18 (0.50%) Acrobat
8 14 (0.39%) Adobe Captivate
9 10 (0.28%) AutoCAD
10 9 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 5 (0.14%) InfoPath
12 4 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
13 3 (0.084%) CATIA
13 3 (0.084%) InDesign
13 3 (0.084%) PTC Creo
13 3 (0.084%) Stata
13 3 (0.084%) Windchill
14 2 (0.056%) Photoshop
14 2 (0.056%) Siemens NX
15 1 (0.028%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 27 (0.76%) SimCorp Dimension
2 26 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
3 19 (0.53%) Carpe Diem
4 15 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
5 14 (0.39%) assyst
6 13 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
7 10 (0.28%) Visualfiles
8 7 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
9 5 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (0.084%) Eikon
11 3 (0.084%) Rolfe and Nolan
12 2 (0.056%) Misys Opics
12 2 (0.056%) Sage 200
13 1 (0.028%) Cerner Millennium
13 1 (0.028%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
13 1 (0.028%) Infor CRM
13 1 (0.028%) SAP Business One
13 1 (0.028%) SAP ERP
13 1 (0.028%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1,378 (38.61%) Office 365
2 309 (8.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 116 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
4 69 (1.93%) Mimecast
5 52 (1.46%) OneDrive
6 42 (1.18%) G Suite
7 29 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
7 29 (0.81%) IaaS
8 25 (0.70%) SaaS
9 15 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 12 (0.34%) Slack
11 8 (0.22%) PaaS
12 7 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.14%) Dynamics 365
14 2 (0.056%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.056%) Yammer
15 1 (0.028%) Dropbox
15 1 (0.028%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 554 (15.52%) TCP/IP
2 525 (14.71%) DNS
3 492 (13.79%) Firewall
4 480 (13.45%) DHCP
5 465 (13.03%) LAN
6 409 (11.46%) WAN
7 373 (10.45%) VPN
8 188 (5.27%) Wireless
9 178 (4.99%) VoIP
10 145 (4.06%) Internet
11 141 (3.95%) SAN
11 141 (3.95%) Skype
12 130 (3.64%) VLAN
13 114 (3.19%) Remote Desktop
14 104 (2.91%) Wi-Fi
15 86 (2.41%) Cisco IOS
16 53 (1.49%) NAS
17 49 (1.37%) IP Telephony
17 49 (1.37%) Network Security
18 38 (1.06%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 281 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 85 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 54 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 36 (1.01%) Relational Database
5 29 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (0.56%) Oracle Database
7 18 (0.50%) MySQL
7 18 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
8 16 (0.45%) MS Access
9 15 (0.42%) SQL Server 2016
10 12 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (0.31%) Big Data
12 7 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (0.14%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.11%) DB2
14 4 (0.11%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (0.11%) Power BI
14 4 (0.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 3 (0.084%) Amazon RDS
15 3 (0.084%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 63 (1.77%) MSI
2 37 (1.04%) JIRA
3 31 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (0.62%) Visual Studio
5 20 (0.56%) InstallShield
6 18 (0.50%) AdminStudio
7 7 (0.20%) WinDbg
8 5 (0.14%) GCC
8 5 (0.14%) Git (software)
8 5 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (0.084%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.084%) FrontPage
9 3 (0.084%) Subversion
10 2 (0.056%) Ant
10 2 (0.056%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.028%) AutoIt
11 1 (0.028%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.028%) Dreamweaver
11 1 (0.028%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 589 (16.50%) Finance
2 203 (5.69%) Law
3 189 (5.30%) Legal
4 130 (3.64%) Banking
5 108 (3.03%) Retail
6 74 (2.07%) Telecoms
7 72 (2.02%) Back Office
8 71 (1.99%) Marketing
9 65 (1.82%) Advertising
10 62 (1.74%) Manufacturing
11 58 (1.63%) Games
12 44 (1.23%) Investment Banking
13 29 (0.81%) Publishing
14 24 (0.67%) Front Office
15 18 (0.50%) French Language
16 17 (0.48%) Automotive
16 17 (0.48%) Financial Institution
17 16 (0.45%) Electronics
18 13 (0.36%) Aerospace
18 13 (0.36%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,065 (29.84%) Analyst
2 774 (21.69%) Support Engineer
3 632 (17.71%) Desktop Support
4 630 (17.65%) IT Support
5 545 (15.27%) Support Analyst
6 456 (12.78%) Service Analyst
7 425 (11.91%) Service Desk Analyst
8 423 (11.85%) 2nd Line Support
9 338 (9.47%) IT Engineer
10 334 (9.36%) IT Analyst
11 312 (8.74%) Desktop Engineer
12 236 (6.61%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 234 (6.56%) IT Support Engineer
14 226 (6.33%) IT Support Analyst
15 223 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
16 207 (5.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 185 (5.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 165 (4.62%) 1st Line Support
19 143 (4.01%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
20 133 (3.73%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (2.10%) .NET
2 41 (1.15%) Web Services
3 38 (1.06%) X-Windows
4 33 (0.92%) Software Packaging
5 31 (0.87%) LDAP
6 24 (0.67%) XML
7 19 (0.53%) HTML
8 12 (0.34%) ASP.NET
8 12 (0.34%) COM
9 10 (0.28%) CSS
10 9 (0.25%) WCF
11 8 (0.22%) SOAP
12 7 (0.20%) jQuery
13 6 (0.17%) ASP.NET Web API
14 5 (0.14%) .NET Framework
14 5 (0.14%) ADSI
14 5 (0.14%) RESTful
14 5 (0.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (0.14%) XMPP
14 5 (0.14%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 230 (6.44%) Self-Motivation
2 201 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 193 (5.41%) Blackberry
4 174 (4.88%) Data Centre
5 133 (3.73%) iPhone
6 113 (3.17%) Driving Licence
7 110 (3.08%) Management Information System
8 97 (2.72%) Video Conferencing
9 92 (2.58%) iPad
10 84 (2.35%) Computer Science
11 62 (1.74%) Fat Client
11 62 (1.74%) Thin Client
12 56 (1.57%) Hedge funds
13 50 (1.40%) Smartphone
14 40 (1.12%) Replication
15 36 (1.01%) User Experience
16 31 (0.87%) e-Learning
17 29 (0.81%) Client/Server
18 27 (0.76%) Clustering
19 20 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3,569 (100.00%) Windows
2 2,195 (61.50%) Windows 10
3 1,300 (36.42%) Windows Server
4 1,025 (28.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 902 (25.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 651 (18.24%) Windows 8
7 230 (6.44%) Android
8 224 (6.28%) Mac OS X
9 190 (5.32%) Linux
10 179 (5.02%) Windows Server 2003
11 169 (4.74%) Apple iOS
12 136 (3.81%) Windows XP
13 90 (2.52%) Mac OS
14 29 (0.81%) Windows Phone
14 29 (0.81%) Windows Vista
15 22 (0.62%) Unix
16 21 (0.59%) Windows 2000
17 14 (0.39%) Ubuntu
18 13 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 13 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,074 (30.09%) ITIL
2 434 (12.16%) Problem-Solving
3 244 (6.84%) Service Management
4 197 (5.52%) Service Delivery
5 161 (4.51%) ITSM
6 160 (4.48%) Incident Management
7 136 (3.81%) ITIL V3
8 128 (3.59%) Project Management
9 118 (3.31%) Mentoring
10 114 (3.19%) Migration
11 108 (3.03%) Mobile Device Management
12 106 (2.97%) Application Packaging
12 106 (2.97%) Time Management
13 105 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
14 100 (2.80%) Change Management
15 98 (2.75%) Root Cause Analysis
16 91 (2.55%) PRINCE2
17 82 (2.30%) Asset Management
18 78 (2.19%) Disaster Recovery
19 76 (2.13%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 411 (11.52%) SQL
2 410 (11.49%) PowerShell
3 85 (2.38%) VBScript
4 62 (1.74%) VB
5 53 (1.49%) VBA
6 51 (1.43%) C#
7 44 (1.23%) C
8 40 (1.12%) VB.NET
9 36 (1.01%) T-SQL
10 22 (0.62%) Java
11 18 (0.50%) JavaScript
12 17 (0.48%) PL/SQL
13 16 (0.45%) Python
14 14 (0.39%) Delphi
15 12 (0.34%) Perl
16 10 (0.28%) Bash Shell
16 10 (0.28%) C++
17 8 (0.22%) Shell Script
18 6 (0.17%) PHP
19 4 (0.11%) R
Qualifications
1 477 (13.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 272 (7.62%) Degree
3 234 (6.56%) MCP
4 222 (6.22%) MCSE
5 168 (4.71%) Security Cleared
6 155 (4.34%) MCSA
7 131 (3.67%) SC Cleared
8 110 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
9 82 (2.30%) MCITP
10 81 (2.27%) A+ Certification
11 70 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
12 69 (1.93%) CCNA
12 69 (1.93%) DV Cleared
12 69 (1.93%) MCDST
13 63 (1.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 54 (1.51%) Computer Science Degree
15 43 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 28 (0.78%) Network+ Certification
16 28 (0.78%) PMI Certification
17 26 (0.73%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 443 (12.41%) SLA
2 35 (0.98%) GDPR
3 32 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (0.67%) QA
5 12 (0.34%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.22%) PMO
7 7 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (0.11%) DICOM
9 4 (0.11%) HL7
9 4 (0.11%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.084%) COBIT
10 3 (0.084%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.056%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.056%) GCP
11 2 (0.056%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.028%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 2,359 (66.10%) Active Directory
2 569 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 407 (11.40%) Hyper-V
4 199 (5.58%) XenApp
5 175 (4.90%) Microsoft App-V
6 147 (4.12%) XenDesktop
7 125 (3.50%) VMware ESXi
8 97 (2.72%) Virtual Desktop
9 79 (2.21%) vSphere
10 60 (1.68%) BitLocker
11 42 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
12 41 (1.15%) XenServer
13 31 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
14 25 (0.70%) Terminal Services
15 24 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
16 17 (0.48%) Firmware
17 16 (0.45%) VirtualBox
18 14 (0.39%) Terminal Server
19 8 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 8 (0.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 729 (20.43%) SCCM
2 130 (3.64%) WSUS
3 81 (2.27%) AirWatch
4 75 (2.10%) Backup Exec
5 56 (1.57%) Microsoft Intune
6 55 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
7 53 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 46 (1.29%) SCOM
9 38 (1.06%) vCenter Server
10 25 (0.70%) ServiceCenter
11 24 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
11 24 (0.67%) vRealize
12 18 (0.50%) Jamf Pro
13 16 (0.45%) SCOrch
14 14 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
14 14 (0.39%) XenMobile
15 13 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
15 13 (0.36%) Perfmon
16 12 (0.34%) Microsoft Clustering
17 11 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2,092 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 919 (25.75%) VMware
3 789 (22.11%) Citrix
4 465 (13.03%) Cisco
5 311 (8.71%) Apple
6 228 (6.39%) HP
7 120 (3.36%) ServiceNow
8 115 (3.22%) Oracle
9 112 (3.14%) Dell
10 105 (2.94%) Bloomberg
11 103 (2.89%) iManage
12 101 (2.83%) Adobe
13 94 (2.63%) Avaya
13 94 (2.63%) Remedy
14 91 (2.55%) Symantec
15 88 (2.47%) Google
16 79 (2.21%) Reuters
17 76 (2.13%) Ivanti
18 72 (2.02%) Veeam
19 64 (1.79%) SAP