The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1743 1507 1777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.20% 12.64% 13.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.09% 46.10% 52.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1539 1339 1622
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3283 3269 3366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.74% 27.43% 26.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2874 2933 3112
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows
London

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 1 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in the City of London

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 1310 (37.92%) Microsoft
2 1233 (35.69%) Active Directory
3 1188 (34.38%) Finance
4 911 (26.37%) SQL Server
5 910 (26.34%) SQL
6 887 (25.67%) VMware
7 835 (24.17%) Linux
8 812 (23.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 691 (20.00%) ITIL
10 672 (19.45%) Citrix
11 665 (19.25%) MS Exchange
12 638 (18.47%) MS Excel
13 628 (18.18%) Windows 7
14 570 (16.50%) VMware Infrastructure
15 564 (16.32%) MS Office
16 494 (14.30%) UNIX
17 484 (14.01%) Banking
18 456 (13.20%) Cisco
19 454 (13.14%) Oracle
20 449 (13.00%) Windows Server 2003
21 448 (12.97%) .NET
22 441 (12.76%) Degree
23 428 (12.39%) Microsoft Certification
24 422 (12.21%) C#
25 407 (11.78%) IIS
26 396 (11.46%) DNS
26 396 (11.46%) Windows Server 2012
27 394 (11.40%) SAN
28 367 (10.62%) Java
29 366 (10.59%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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
1 665 (19.25%) MS Exchange
2 407 (11.78%) IIS
3 334 (9.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 315 (9.12%) SharePoint
5 165 (4.78%) Tomcat
6 156 (4.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 136 (3.94%) Apache
8 129 (3.73%) Lync
9 120 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2007
10 93 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2013
11 92 (2.66%) BizTalk Server
12 83 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2003
13 78 (2.26%) WebSphere
14 63 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
15 60 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
16 46 (1.33%) IBM Notes
17 38 (1.10%) CMS
18 28 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
19 22 (0.64%) WorkSite
20 20 (0.58%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 638 (18.47%) MS Excel
2 564 (16.32%) MS Office
3 45 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 37 (1.07%) Photoshop
5 22 (0.64%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.46%) MS Project
7 9 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.20%) PowerPivot
8 7 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.20%) Acrobat
9 5 (0.14%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
10 4 (0.12%) InDesign
10 4 (0.12%) Blender
11 2 (0.058%) SPSS
12 1 (0.029%) Quicktime
12 1 (0.029%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.029%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 50 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.52%) SAP Business One
3 17 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 13 (0.38%) Markit EDM
5 12 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
6 9 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
6 9 (0.26%) Maximo
7 8 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.14%) Adaptiv
10 4 (0.12%) ION MarketView
10 4 (0.12%) Bloomberg TOMS
11 3 (0.087%) IntelliMatch
11 3 (0.087%) Temenos T24
11 3 (0.087%) Oracle EBS R12
11 3 (0.087%) Endur
11 3 (0.087%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.087%) TrackWise
12 2 (0.058%) Bond Adapt
12 2 (0.058%) Kondor+
Cloud Services
1 114 (3.30%) Office 365
2 106 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (2.05%) SaaS
4 47 (1.36%) PaaS
5 41 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
6 37 (1.07%) IaaS
7 23 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
8 22 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (0.29%) Rackspace Cloud
10 7 (0.20%) GitHub
11 4 (0.12%) Joyent
11 4 (0.12%) Google Apps
12 3 (0.087%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.058%) Heroku
14 1 (0.029%) Basecamp
14 1 (0.029%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 396 (11.46%) DNS
2 394 (11.40%) SAN
3 366 (10.59%) TCP/IP
4 350 (10.13%) Firewall
5 273 (7.90%) LAN
6 271 (7.84%) DHCP
7 258 (7.47%) WAN
8 196 (5.67%) VPN
9 155 (4.49%) Internet
10 104 (3.01%) VoIP
11 93 (2.69%) NAS
12 72 (2.08%) LDAP
13 71 (2.05%) HTTP
14 61 (1.77%) Wireless
15 60 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
16 56 (1.62%) Intranet
17 55 (1.59%) FTP
17 55 (1.59%) Network Security
18 54 (1.56%) VLAN
19 45 (1.30%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 911 (26.37%) SQL Server
2 231 (6.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 146 (4.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 130 (3.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 128 (3.70%) MySQL
6 109 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 96 (2.78%) Relational Database
8 95 (2.75%) Oracle Database
9 66 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
10 59 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 50 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
11 50 (1.45%) RDBMS
12 38 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
13 29 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
14 25 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
15 24 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
16 20 (0.58%) MongoDB
17 19 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
18 17 (0.49%) OLAP
18 17 (0.49%) DTS
Development Applications
1 107 (3.10%) Subversion
2 102 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 87 (2.52%) Visual Studio
4 76 (2.20%) JIRA
5 57 (1.65%) NUnit
5 57 (1.65%) TeamCity
6 51 (1.48%) Git (software)
7 50 (1.45%) MSI
8 45 (1.30%) Selenium
9 44 (1.27%) Jenkins
10 40 (1.16%) Eclipse
11 36 (1.04%) JUnit
12 31 (0.90%) Xcode
13 29 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 29 (0.84%) Cucumber
14 28 (0.81%) WebDriver
15 26 (0.75%) FitNesse
16 23 (0.67%) SpecFlow
17 21 (0.61%) Hudson
18 20 (0.58%) MSBuild
General
1 1188 (34.38%) Finance
2 484 (14.01%) Banking
3 175 (5.07%) Law
4 134 (3.88%) Investment Banking
5 123 (3.56%) Legal
6 122 (3.53%) Front Office
7 119 (3.44%) Telecoms
8 109 (3.15%) Advertising
9 91 (2.63%) Financial Institution
10 89 (2.58%) Marketing
11 78 (2.26%) Retail
12 62 (1.79%) Back Office
13 49 (1.42%) Games
14 24 (0.69%) Electronics
15 20 (0.58%) International Banking
15 20 (0.58%) Publishing
15 20 (0.58%) Manufacturing
16 17 (0.49%) Billing
17 14 (0.41%) French Language
18 9 (0.26%) Cantonese Language
Job Titles
1 743 (21.51%) Analyst
2 462 (13.37%) Developer
3 364 (10.54%) Support Analyst
4 247 (7.15%) Support Engineer
5 246 (7.12%) Applications Support
6 207 (5.99%) Administrator
7 161 (4.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 145 (4.20%) Architect
9 144 (4.17%) IT Support
10 139 (4.02%) Desktop Support
11 138 (3.99%) Systems Administrator
12 134 (3.88%) Consultant
13 131 (3.79%) Service Analyst
14 122 (3.53%) Service Desk Analyst
15 113 (3.27%) Senior Developer
16 109 (3.15%) 2nd Line Support
17 100 (2.89%) Applications Support Analyst
18 87 (2.52%) Systems Engineer
19 83 (2.40%) 3rd Line Support
20 77 (2.23%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 448 (12.97%) .NET
2 260 (7.53%) HTML
3 220 (6.37%) XML
4 215 (6.22%) Web Services
5 183 (5.30%) ASP.NET
6 170 (4.92%) CSS
7 120 (3.47%) jQuery
8 105 (3.04%) WCF
9 104 (3.01%) HTML5
10 103 (2.98%) Middleware
11 85 (2.46%) .NET Framework
12 74 (2.14%) WPF
13 67 (1.94%) ASP.NET MVC
14 65 (1.88%) JSON
15 62 (1.79%) Ajax
15 62 (1.79%) J2EE
16 56 (1.62%) Spring
17 47 (1.36%) CSS3
18 44 (1.27%) XSLT
19 41 (1.19%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 333 (9.64%) Blackberry
2 240 (6.95%) Computer Science
3 156 (4.52%) Clustering
4 113 (3.27%) Management Information System
5 111 (3.21%) Hedge funds
6 74 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
7 73 (2.11%) iPhone
8 72 (2.08%) iPad
9 71 (2.05%) Mobile App
10 67 (1.94%) Replication
11 58 (1.68%) Open Source
12 54 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
13 53 (1.53%) Derivative
14 48 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 45 (1.30%) Fixed Income
16 42 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
17 35 (1.01%) Client/Server
17 35 (1.01%) Social Media
17 35 (1.01%) SWIFT
18 33 (0.96%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 835 (24.17%) Linux
2 812 (23.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 628 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 494 (14.30%) UNIX
5 449 (13.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 396 (11.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 255 (7.38%) Windows XP
8 189 (5.47%) Android
9 177 (5.12%) Windows 8
10 160 (4.63%) Solaris
11 128 (3.70%) Apple iOS
12 110 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 69 (2.00%) Mac OS X
14 51 (1.48%) Windows Mobile
15 49 (1.42%) AIX
16 40 (1.16%) CentOS
17 33 (0.96%) Windows Phone
18 32 (0.93%) Windows 2000
19 27 (0.78%) Windows Vista
20 25 (0.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 691 (20.00%) ITIL
2 205 (5.93%) Agile Software Development
3 198 (5.73%) Project Management
4 170 (4.92%) OO
5 142 (4.11%) Service Management
6 139 (4.02%) MVC
7 131 (3.79%) TDD
8 130 (3.76%) CRM
9 123 (3.56%) Migration
9 123 (3.56%) Performance Tuning
10 115 (3.33%) DevOps
11 110 (3.18%) Change Management
12 108 (3.13%) Service Delivery
13 107 (3.10%) Release Management
14 105 (3.04%) Configuration Management
14 105 (3.04%) E-Commerce
15 100 (2.89%) Root Cause Analysis
16 97 (2.81%) Information Security
16 97 (2.81%) Change Control
17 95 (2.75%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 910 (26.34%) SQL
2 422 (12.21%) C#
3 367 (10.62%) Java
4 343 (9.93%) PowerShell
5 282 (8.16%) JavaScript
6 161 (4.66%) Perl
7 150 (4.34%) C++
8 149 (4.31%) Python
9 140 (4.05%) VB
10 137 (3.97%) VBScript
11 121 (3.50%) T-SQL
12 117 (3.39%) C
13 81 (2.34%) PHP
14 64 (1.85%) Ruby
15 60 (1.74%) VBA
15 60 (1.74%) PL/SQL
16 53 (1.53%) Shell Script
17 47 (1.36%) Bash Shell
18 46 (1.33%) Objective-C
19 32 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 441 (12.76%) Degree
2 428 (12.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 245 (7.09%) MCSE
4 158 (4.57%) MCITP
5 146 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
6 119 (3.44%) MCSA
7 91 (2.63%) CCNA
7 91 (2.63%) MCP
8 79 (2.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 76 (2.20%) Security Cleared
10 66 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
11 52 (1.51%) CISSP
11 52 (1.51%) MCTS
12 46 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
12 46 (1.33%) CCNP
13 43 (1.24%) SC Cleared
14 25 (0.72%) CCA
15 19 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 18 (0.52%) A+ Certification
16 18 (0.52%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 202 (5.85%) SLA
2 155 (4.49%) QA
3 71 (2.05%) ISO 9001
4 45 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (0.67%) PCI DSS
6 13 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.29%) COBIT
8 8 (0.23%) HL7
9 3 (0.087%) EMIR
10 2 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.029%) GPG13
11 1 (0.029%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.029%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.029%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 1233 (35.69%) Active Directory
2 570 (16.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 189 (5.47%) Hyper-V
4 188 (5.44%) XenApp
5 173 (5.01%) vSphere
6 147 (4.25%) VMware ESX
7 107 (3.10%) XenDesktop
8 76 (2.20%) Microsoft App-V
9 35 (1.01%) XenServer
10 34 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
11 26 (0.75%) UAG
12 22 (0.64%) MetaFrame
12 22 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
13 20 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
14 18 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 18 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 16 (0.46%) ISA Server
15 16 (0.46%) Sendmail
16 15 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
16 15 (0.43%) NFS
Systems Management
1 291 (8.42%) SCCM
2 121 (3.50%) SCOM
3 58 (1.68%) WSUS
4 57 (1.65%) Backup Exec
5 52 (1.51%) Puppet
6 50 (1.45%) NetBackup
7 45 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
8 37 (1.07%) Tivoli
9 33 (0.96%) Nagios
10 32 (0.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 23 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
12 22 (0.64%) Data Guard
13 21 (0.61%) Tivoli Monitoring
14 20 (0.58%) Control-M
14 20 (0.58%) Opsview
15 18 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
16 14 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
17 13 (0.38%) Cryoserver
17 13 (0.38%) HP Data Protector
17 13 (0.38%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1310 (37.92%) Microsoft
2 887 (25.67%) VMware
3 672 (19.45%) Citrix
4 456 (13.20%) Cisco
5 454 (13.14%) Oracle
6 278 (8.05%) HP
7 167 (4.83%) Red Hat
8 134 (3.88%) Symantec
9 126 (3.65%) NetApp
10 123 (3.56%) EMC
11 89 (2.58%) Apple
12 76 (2.20%) IBM
13 71 (2.05%) Dell
14 70 (2.03%) Bloomberg
15 60 (1.74%) SAP
16 58 (1.68%) CheckPoint
17 55 (1.59%) Sun
18 53 (1.53%) Sybase
19 51 (1.48%) Lotus
19 51 (1.48%) JBoss
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 48 minutes ago
City, London
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 53 minutes ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
MBA Ltd
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago