The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1295 1739 1504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.43% 14.05% 12.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.45% 52.89% 45.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1089 1533 1329
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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 City of London region.

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2469 3288 3290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.69% 26.56% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2120 2871 2949
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Windows
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Windows Salary Trend in the City of London

Windows
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in the City of London

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 1114 (38.91%) Microsoft
2 1022 (35.70%) Finance
3 944 (32.97%) Active Directory
4 865 (30.21%) Linux
5 830 (28.99%) VMware
6 772 (26.96%) SQL
7 618 (21.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 570 (19.91%) ITIL
9 560 (19.56%) SQL Server
10 539 (18.83%) MS Excel
11 536 (18.72%) MS Exchange
12 490 (17.11%) VMware Infrastructure
13 480 (16.77%) Windows 7
14 476 (16.63%) Citrix
15 452 (15.79%) Cisco
16 447 (15.61%) MS Office
17 437 (15.26%) Windows Server 2012
18 426 (14.88%) Degree
19 394 (13.76%) DNS
20 378 (13.20%) Banking
21 368 (12.85%) UNIX
22 363 (12.68%) Firewall
23 348 (12.16%) Java
24 344 (12.02%) Windows Server 2003
25 321 (11.21%) SAN
26 315 (11.00%) TCP/IP
27 314 (10.97%) Oracle
28 294 (10.27%) Microsoft Certification
29 287 (10.02%) PowerShell
30 276 (9.64%) DHCP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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
1 536 (18.72%) MS Exchange
2 243 (8.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 206 (7.20%) IIS
4 200 (6.99%) SharePoint
5 137 (4.79%) Apache
6 132 (4.61%) Lync
7 104 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 102 (3.56%) Tomcat
9 94 (3.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 90 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2007
11 73 (2.55%) WebSphere
12 56 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
13 47 (1.64%) JBoss
14 43 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
15 35 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
16 30 (1.05%) WorkSite
17 28 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
18 27 (0.94%) WebLogic
19 25 (0.87%) Confluence
20 22 (0.77%) nginx
Applications
1 539 (18.83%) MS Excel
2 447 (15.61%) MS Office
3 29 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 24 (0.84%) MS Project
5 22 (0.77%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.42%) Photoshop
7 12 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (0.24%) PowerPivot
8 7 (0.24%) InfoPath
8 7 (0.24%) InDesign
9 5 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.14%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.070%) GNU Octave
13 1 (0.035%) Revit
13 1 (0.035%) SketchUp
13 1 (0.035%) Final Cut Pro
13 1 (0.035%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.035%) Maya
Business Applications
1 19 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.63%) Dynamics GP
3 15 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
3 15 (0.52%) SAP Business One
4 9 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
5 8 (0.28%) MetaTrader
5 8 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.24%) RMDS
7 5 (0.17%) thinkFolio
7 5 (0.17%) ION MarketView
8 4 (0.14%) Eikon
8 4 (0.14%) Sentinel
8 4 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.10%) assyst
10 2 (0.070%) SimCorp Dimension
10 2 (0.070%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.070%) WebTrends
10 2 (0.070%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.070%) IntelliMatch
10 2 (0.070%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 150 (5.24%) Office 365
2 106 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 63 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (1.19%) Mimecast
5 32 (1.12%) SaaS
6 16 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (0.49%) IaaS
8 13 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (0.38%) PaaS
10 9 (0.31%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.24%) OneDrive
12 6 (0.21%) Google Apps
12 6 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (0.10%) Route 53
15 2 (0.070%) Amazon EMR
15 2 (0.070%) Google Cloud Platform
15 2 (0.070%) Datadog
15 2 (0.070%) Symantec.cloud
15 2 (0.070%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 394 (13.76%) DNS
2 363 (12.68%) Firewall
3 321 (11.21%) SAN
4 315 (11.00%) TCP/IP
5 276 (9.64%) DHCP
6 237 (8.28%) WAN
7 233 (8.14%) LAN
8 176 (6.15%) VPN
9 95 (3.32%) VoIP
10 82 (2.86%) NAS
11 78 (2.72%) Internet
12 77 (2.69%) VLAN
13 72 (2.51%) Network Security
14 67 (2.34%) Wireless
15 55 (1.92%) HTTP
16 47 (1.64%) LDAP
17 46 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
18 41 (1.43%) iSCSI
19 38 (1.33%) MPLS
20 36 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 560 (19.56%) SQL Server
2 142 (4.96%) MySQL
3 129 (4.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 119 (4.16%) Relational Database
5 89 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 87 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 79 (2.76%) RDBMS
8 72 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
9 65 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 56 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 52 (1.82%) Oracle Database
12 49 (1.71%) NoSQL
13 31 (1.08%) MongoDB
14 28 (0.98%) Big Data
14 28 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
15 25 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
15 25 (0.87%) DB2
15 25 (0.87%) Couchbase
16 22 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
16 22 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 103 (3.60%) Git (software)
2 87 (3.04%) Jenkins
3 83 (2.90%) Subversion
4 81 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 72 (2.51%) JIRA
6 61 (2.13%) Visual Studio
7 54 (1.89%) Maven
8 40 (1.40%) Cucumber
9 36 (1.26%) JUnit
10 34 (1.19%) Mercurial
11 30 (1.05%) TeamCity
12 29 (1.01%) Mockito
13 28 (0.98%) FitNesse
14 24 (0.84%) SpecFlow
15 21 (0.73%) NUnit
15 21 (0.73%) Ant
16 19 (0.66%) Selenium
17 14 (0.49%) MSI
18 11 (0.38%) Emacs
19 10 (0.35%) JMeter
General
1 1022 (35.70%) Finance
2 378 (13.20%) Banking
3 152 (5.31%) Legal
4 139 (4.86%) Law
5 113 (3.95%) Front Office
6 102 (3.56%) Retail
7 95 (3.32%) Telecoms
8 93 (3.25%) Investment Banking
9 76 (2.65%) Advertising
10 75 (2.62%) Financial Institution
11 59 (2.06%) Marketing
12 57 (1.99%) Back Office
13 25 (0.87%) Manufacturing
14 15 (0.52%) Games
14 15 (0.52%) Billing
15 14 (0.49%) Publishing
16 10 (0.35%) Electronics
17 8 (0.28%) Mandarin Language
18 6 (0.21%) International Banking
19 5 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 642 (22.42%) Analyst
2 340 (11.88%) Support Analyst
3 314 (10.97%) Developer
4 227 (7.93%) Administrator
5 209 (7.30%) Support Engineer
6 155 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
7 146 (5.10%) Desktop Support
8 134 (4.68%) Applications Support
9 122 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 110 (3.84%) IT Support
11 105 (3.67%) Consultant
12 101 (3.53%) Technical Support
13 99 (3.46%) Architect
13 99 (3.46%) 2nd Line Support
14 92 (3.21%) Service Analyst
15 91 (3.18%) Service Desk Analyst
16 80 (2.79%) Senior Developer
17 77 (2.69%) Desktop Analyst
18 76 (2.65%) Systems Engineer
19 75 (2.62%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (9.19%) .NET
2 168 (5.87%) Web Services
3 150 (5.24%) HTML
4 95 (3.32%) ASP.NET
4 95 (3.32%) XML
5 84 (2.93%) CSS
6 56 (1.96%) FIX Protocol
7 49 (1.71%) Middleware
8 47 (1.64%) WCF
9 44 (1.54%) RESTful
10 35 (1.22%) jQuery
10 35 (1.22%) Ajax
11 34 (1.19%) .NET Framework
11 34 (1.19%) WebSphere MQ
12 33 (1.15%) HTML5
13 30 (1.05%) Spring
14 29 (1.01%) SOAP
15 28 (0.98%) WinForms
15 28 (0.98%) RabbitMQ
15 28 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 230 (8.03%) Data Centre
2 220 (7.68%) Computer Science
3 213 (7.44%) Blackberry
4 177 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
5 164 (5.73%) Management Information System
6 103 (3.60%) Hedge funds
7 87 (3.04%) Replication
8 86 (3.00%) Clustering
9 80 (2.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 67 (2.34%) Video Conferencing
11 65 (2.27%) Derivative
12 52 (1.82%) Client/Server
13 50 (1.75%) iPhone
14 48 (1.68%) Equities
15 45 (1.57%) Fixed Income
16 44 (1.54%) Mobile App
17 40 (1.40%) Mathematics
18 35 (1.22%) Statistics
19 32 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
20 31 (1.08%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 865 (30.21%) Linux
2 618 (21.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 480 (16.77%) Windows 7
4 437 (15.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 368 (12.85%) UNIX
6 344 (12.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 150 (5.24%) Windows XP
8 141 (4.92%) Windows 8
9 133 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 118 (4.12%) Apple iOS
11 117 (4.09%) Android
12 61 (2.13%) Solaris
13 59 (2.06%) Debian
14 46 (1.61%) Mac OS X
15 43 (1.50%) CentOS
16 36 (1.26%) Windows Vista
17 33 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
17 33 (1.15%) AIX
18 31 (1.08%) Windows Phone
19 28 (0.98%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 570 (19.91%) ITIL
2 270 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
3 205 (7.16%) Project Management
4 194 (6.78%) Service Delivery
5 139 (4.86%) Service Management
6 123 (4.30%) Mentoring
7 119 (4.16%) DevOps
8 115 (4.02%) Information Security
9 113 (3.95%) Configuration Management
10 107 (3.74%) Disaster Recovery
11 101 (3.53%) Migration
12 92 (3.21%) SDLC
13 88 (3.07%) Multithreading
14 84 (2.93%) Scrum
15 82 (2.86%) TDD
15 82 (2.86%) Change Management
16 81 (2.83%) Time Management
16 81 (2.83%) Incident Management
17 80 (2.79%) PRINCE2
17 80 (2.79%) OO
Programming Languages
1 772 (26.96%) SQL
2 348 (12.16%) Java
3 287 (10.02%) PowerShell
4 228 (7.96%) Python
5 224 (7.82%) C#
6 165 (5.76%) JavaScript
7 164 (5.73%) C++
8 148 (5.17%) Perl
9 140 (4.89%) Bash Shell
10 115 (4.02%) C
11 80 (2.79%) T-SQL
12 79 (2.76%) Shell Script
13 72 (2.51%) Ruby
14 71 (2.48%) VB
15 67 (2.34%) VBA
16 62 (2.17%) PHP
17 36 (1.26%) VBScript
18 30 (1.05%) Scala
19 26 (0.91%) PL/SQL
20 20 (0.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 426 (14.88%) Degree
2 294 (10.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 207 (7.23%) MCSE
4 148 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
5 129 (4.51%) CCNA
6 85 (2.97%) MCSA
7 84 (2.93%) ITIL Certification
8 83 (2.90%) MCP
8 83 (2.90%) MCITP
9 70 (2.44%) Security Cleared
10 55 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 51 (1.78%) CCNP
12 41 (1.43%) CISSP
13 40 (1.40%) MCTS
14 37 (1.29%) Citrix Certification
15 33 (1.15%) CCA
16 29 (1.01%) SC Cleared
17 27 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 25 (0.87%) MOS
19 20 (0.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 208 (7.27%) SLA
2 106 (3.70%) QA
3 35 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (0.70%) COBIT
5 19 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 18 (0.63%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.14%) HIPAA
7 4 (0.14%) MiFID
8 2 (0.070%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.035%) HL7
9 1 (0.035%) DICOM
9 1 (0.035%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 944 (32.97%) Active Directory
2 490 (17.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 189 (6.60%) Hyper-V
4 158 (5.52%) XenApp
5 126 (4.40%) vSphere
6 82 (2.86%) VMware ESX
7 58 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
8 53 (1.85%) XenDesktop
9 42 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
10 37 (1.29%) VMware Server
11 33 (1.15%) XenServer
12 23 (0.80%) Terminal Services
13 22 (0.77%) VMware Workstation
13 22 (0.77%) Xen
14 20 (0.70%) vCloud
15 16 (0.56%) NFS
16 14 (0.49%) Snort
16 14 (0.49%) iptables
17 12 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 12 (0.42%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 205 (7.16%) SCCM
2 107 (3.74%) Puppet
3 93 (3.25%) SCOM
4 88 (3.07%) Nagios
5 62 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
6 43 (1.50%) Tivoli
7 35 (1.22%) Backup Exec
8 29 (1.01%) WSUS
9 25 (0.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 25 (0.87%) ZABBIX
10 24 (0.84%) Ansible
11 22 (0.77%) OpenView
12 21 (0.73%) NetBackup
12 21 (0.73%) Cacti
13 19 (0.66%) AirWatch
14 18 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
15 16 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 13 (0.45%) Nessus
17 11 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
18 9 (0.31%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1114 (38.91%) Microsoft
2 830 (28.99%) VMware
3 476 (16.63%) Citrix
4 452 (15.79%) Cisco
5 314 (10.97%) Oracle
6 233 (8.14%) HP
7 166 (5.80%) Red Hat
8 152 (5.31%) NetApp
9 110 (3.84%) EMC
10 90 (3.14%) Apple
11 83 (2.90%) Symantec
12 79 (2.76%) IBM
13 72 (2.51%) Avaya
13 72 (2.51%) Juniper
14 65 (2.27%) Dell
15 62 (2.17%) CheckPoint
16 60 (2.10%) Bloomberg
16 60 (2.10%) ServiceNow
17 54 (1.89%) F5
18 52 (1.82%) Reuters
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Over Time + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + on call bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Praemium
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + 9% non-contributory pension and an
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
PAW Associates
Salary: Unspecified £ Market Rate + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
PAW Associates
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus+ Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
PAW Associates
Salary: Unspecified £ Market Rate + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55k + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £25000 - £28500 per annum + good range of benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago