The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 23 12
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 52 18 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 33.77% 7.11% 16.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 83.87% 23.08% 66.27%
Number of salaries quoted 47 16 49
Average salary £65,000 £48,750 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -37.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £87,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +2.81%
Windows
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Operating Systems Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
62 78 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 40.26% 30.83% 24.34%
Number of salaries quoted 55 65 73
Average salary £65,000 £80,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £92,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Windows
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Canary Wharf region.

Windows Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

Windows
Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 49 (67.12%) Degree
2 47 (64.38%) Windows 7
3 42 (57.53%) Microsoft
4 33 (45.21%) Windows XP
5 32 (43.84%) Migration
6 29 (39.73%) Active Directory
7 28 (38.36%) SCCM
8 27 (36.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (36.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (35.62%) MS Excel
10 24 (32.88%) Linux
11 22 (30.14%) MCSE
11 22 (30.14%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (30.14%) MCITP
12 21 (28.77%) ITIL
12 21 (28.77%) MS Exchange
13 19 (26.03%) Finance
13 19 (26.03%) Lync
14 18 (24.66%) MS Office
15 17 (23.29%) Exchange Server 2013
16 15 (20.55%) Service Management
17 14 (19.18%) Disaster Recovery
17 14 (19.18%) SharePoint
17 14 (19.18%) SCOM
18 13 (17.81%) Computer Science
19 12 (16.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 11 (15.07%) Citrix
20 11 (15.07%) UNIX
21 9 (12.33%) NetScaler
21 9 (12.33%) Kalman Filter

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (28.77%) MS Exchange
2 19 (26.03%) Lync
3 17 (23.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (19.18%) SharePoint
5 12 (16.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (5.48%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.74%) JBoss
7 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.74%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 26 (35.62%) MS Excel
2 18 (24.66%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.22%) Google Apps
1 6 (8.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.33%) SMTP
1 9 (12.33%) NetScaler
2 8 (10.96%) DNS
3 6 (8.22%) Internet
4 4 (5.48%) Network Security
4 4 (5.48%) FTP
5 3 (4.11%) HTTP
5 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.11%) SSL
6 2 (2.74%) SAN
6 2 (2.74%) VPN
6 2 (2.74%) Kerberos
6 2 (2.74%) NAS
7 1 (1.37%) OpenVPN
7 1 (1.37%) LAN
7 1 (1.37%) SMS
7 1 (1.37%) WAN
7 1 (1.37%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (1.37%) 802.15
7 1 (1.37%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) MySQL
1 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.11%) Informix
1 3 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.37%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.74%) Subversion
2 2 (2.74%) JIRA
2 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.37%) Grunt
3 1 (1.37%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (1.37%) JSHint
3 1 (1.37%) Bower
3 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.37%) Maven
3 1 (1.37%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.37%) Gradle
General
1 19 (26.03%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Publishing
2 6 (8.22%) Games
3 1 (1.37%) Banking
3 1 (1.37%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.37%) Legal
3 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (13.70%) Support Engineer
1 10 (13.70%) Messaging Engineer
2 9 (12.33%) Technical Leader
2 9 (12.33%) Service Desk Engineer
3 8 (10.96%) SCCM Engineer
3 8 (10.96%) Build Engineer
4 6 (8.22%) IT Support
4 6 (8.22%) Junior IT Support
4 6 (8.22%) IT Support Engineer
4 6 (8.22%) Support Analyst
4 6 (8.22%) Junior
4 6 (8.22%) Analyst
4 6 (8.22%) Junior Support Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) Developer
5 4 (5.48%) Applications Support
6 3 (4.11%) Security Consultant
6 3 (4.11%) IT Consultant
6 3 (4.11%) Consultant
6 3 (4.11%) IT Security Consultant
6 3 (4.11%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) SAML
2 7 (9.59%) Web Services
3 4 (5.48%) JSON
4 3 (4.11%) XML
5 2 (2.74%) XML Schema
5 2 (2.74%) OAuth
6 1 (1.37%) OpenID
6 1 (1.37%) HTML5
6 1 (1.37%) REST
6 1 (1.37%) CSS3
6 1 (1.37%) JSLint
6 1 (1.37%) LESS
6 1 (1.37%) UIKit
6 1 (1.37%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.37%) Protocol Buffers
6 1 (1.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.37%) .NET Compact Framework
6 1 (1.37%) Cocoa
6 1 (1.37%) Spring
6 1 (1.37%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.22%) CMDB
2 6 (8.22%) iPad
2 6 (8.22%) Replication
3 5 (6.85%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (4.11%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.74%) CLARiiON
5 2 (2.74%) Clustering
5 2 (2.74%) User Experience
6 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.37%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 47 (64.38%) Windows 7
2 33 (45.21%) Windows XP
3 27 (36.99%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (36.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (32.88%) Linux
5 11 (15.07%) UNIX
6 6 (8.22%) Mac OS X
6 6 (8.22%) Android
6 6 (8.22%) Apple iOS
6 6 (8.22%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.48%) Solaris
8 2 (2.74%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.37%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.37%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.37%) Windows CE
9 1 (1.37%) Debian
9 1 (1.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (43.84%) Migration
2 21 (28.77%) ITIL
3 15 (20.55%) Service Management
4 14 (19.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (12.33%) Data Management
5 9 (12.33%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (10.96%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (10.96%) Project Planning
6 8 (10.96%) Configuration Management
7 7 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (8.22%) Incident Management
8 6 (8.22%) B2B
8 6 (8.22%) ITIL V3
8 6 (8.22%) Change Control
8 6 (8.22%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (5.48%) Release Management
9 4 (5.48%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (4.11%) Change Management
10 3 (4.11%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (4.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.22%) Java
1 6 (8.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.37%) C
2 1 (1.37%) C#
2 1 (1.37%) C++
2 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
2 1 (1.37%) XPath
Qualifications
1 49 (67.12%) Degree
2 22 (30.14%) MCSE
2 22 (30.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (30.14%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (39.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.22%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.74%) vSphere
4 1 (1.37%) vCloud
4 1 (1.37%) Firmware
4 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (38.36%) SCCM
2 14 (19.18%) SCOM
3 4 (5.48%) Puppet
4 3 (4.11%) Nagios
4 3 (4.11%) Opsview
5 2 (2.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 42 (57.53%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.07%) Citrix
3 7 (9.59%) Google
4 6 (8.22%) SolarWinds
5 5 (6.85%) Sophos
6 4 (5.48%) Avaya
6 4 (5.48%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.48%) Oracle
7 3 (4.11%) Sybase
7 3 (4.11%) NetApp
7 3 (4.11%) Assembla
8 2 (2.74%) MobileIron
8 2 (2.74%) RightFax
8 2 (2.74%) VMware
8 2 (2.74%) IronPort
8 2 (2.74%) Symantec
8 2 (2.74%) HP
8 2 (2.74%) EMC
9 1 (1.37%) ServiceNow