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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1649 1698 1977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.32% 14.65% 17.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.00% 53.38% 57.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1465 1523 1817
Average salary £45,000 £49,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.16% +11.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
2893 3181 3425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.87% 27.45% 29.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2543 2785 3114
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 1473 (44.49%) Microsoft
2 1295 (39.11%) Active Directory
3 1088 (32.86%) Finance
4 996 (30.08%) VMware
5 861 (26.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 815 (24.61%) Linux
7 796 (24.04%) SQL
8 773 (23.35%) SQL Server
9 723 (21.84%) ITIL
10 708 (21.38%) Citrix
11 689 (20.81%) MS Excel
12 681 (20.57%) MS Exchange
13 657 (19.84%) Windows 7
14 630 (19.03%) VMware Infrastructure
15 584 (17.64%) MS Office
16 536 (16.19%) Cisco
17 495 (14.95%) DNS
18 479 (14.47%) UNIX
19 460 (13.89%) Degree
20 448 (13.53%) Windows Server 2012
21 437 (13.20%) Banking
22 434 (13.11%) SAN
22 434 (13.11%) Windows Server 2003
23 426 (12.87%) Microsoft Certification
24 402 (12.14%) Firewall
25 396 (11.96%) DHCP
26 382 (11.54%) TCP/IP
27 363 (10.96%) Exchange Server 2010
28 347 (10.48%) Oracle
29 323 (9.76%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 681 (20.57%) MS Exchange
2 363 (10.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 307 (9.27%) IIS
4 272 (8.22%) SharePoint
5 150 (4.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 130 (3.93%) Tomcat
7 123 (3.71%) Apache
8 119 (3.59%) Lync
9 115 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2013
10 113 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2007
11 100 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2003
12 51 (1.54%) IBM Notes
13 50 (1.51%) WebSphere
14 45 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
15 38 (1.15%) CMS
16 34 (1.03%) JBoss
17 30 (0.91%) WorkSite
18 28 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
19 27 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
20 21 (0.63%) nginx
Applications
1 689 (20.81%) MS Excel
2 584 (17.64%) MS Office
3 56 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.48%) InfoPath
6 11 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.15%) MS Project
9 3 (0.091%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.060%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.030%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.030%) Maya
11 1 (0.030%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.030%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.030%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.030%) MODO
11 1 (0.030%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.030%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.030%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 42 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.51%) Eikon
3 16 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 14 (0.42%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 12 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
6 9 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
7 8 (0.24%) Adaptiv
7 8 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.18%) SAP Business One
8 6 (0.18%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
8 6 (0.18%) Advent Moxy
8 6 (0.18%) Markit EDM
9 5 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
9 5 (0.15%) 3000 Xtra
9 5 (0.15%) RMDS
10 4 (0.12%) Agresso
10 4 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
11 3 (0.091%) SAP HCM
11 3 (0.091%) ION MarketView
11 3 (0.091%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Cloud Services
1 138 (4.17%) Office 365
2 119 (3.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (1.30%) SaaS
5 34 (1.03%) PaaS
6 26 (0.79%) IaaS
7 24 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (0.27%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (0.18%) Google Apps
12 4 (0.12%) Joyent
13 3 (0.091%) Heroku
14 2 (0.060%) Sumo Logic
14 2 (0.060%) Trello
15 1 (0.030%) ElastiCache
15 1 (0.030%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 1 (0.030%) GitHub
15 1 (0.030%) CloudFront
15 1 (0.030%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 495 (14.95%) DNS
2 434 (13.11%) SAN
3 402 (12.14%) Firewall
4 396 (11.96%) DHCP
5 382 (11.54%) TCP/IP
6 285 (8.61%) LAN
7 271 (8.18%) WAN
8 266 (8.03%) VPN
9 117 (3.53%) VoIP
10 111 (3.35%) Internet
11 103 (3.11%) Cisco ASA
12 92 (2.78%) Wireless
13 86 (2.60%) Network Security
14 71 (2.14%) NAS
15 69 (2.08%) VLAN
16 65 (1.96%) LDAP
17 64 (1.93%) SSL
18 60 (1.81%) MPLS
19 58 (1.75%) NetScaler
20 48 (1.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 773 (23.35%) SQL Server
2 176 (5.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 146 (4.41%) MySQL
4 116 (3.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 114 (3.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 111 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 85 (2.57%) Relational Database
8 64 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
9 60 (1.81%) DB2
10 56 (1.69%) Oracle Database
11 53 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 46 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
13 45 (1.36%) MongoDB
14 42 (1.27%) RDBMS
15 39 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
16 32 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
17 26 (0.79%) DTS
17 26 (0.79%) Hadoop
18 24 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
19 21 (0.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 86 (2.60%) JIRA
2 79 (2.39%) Subversion
3 58 (1.75%) Visual Studio
3 58 (1.75%) Jenkins
4 55 (1.66%) TeamCity
5 54 (1.63%) Git (software)
6 48 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 37 (1.12%) Selenium
8 30 (0.91%) WebDriver
9 29 (0.88%) NUnit
10 20 (0.60%) JUnit
11 19 (0.57%) MSI
12 18 (0.54%) SpecFlow
12 18 (0.54%) Artifactory
13 12 (0.36%) Cucumber
14 10 (0.30%) Hudson
14 10 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 10 (0.30%) Maven
15 9 (0.27%) Mercurial
16 8 (0.24%) Xcode
General
1 1088 (32.86%) Finance
2 437 (13.20%) Banking
3 169 (5.10%) Telecoms
4 156 (4.71%) Law
5 118 (3.56%) Front Office
6 113 (3.41%) Investment Banking
7 112 (3.38%) Legal
8 99 (2.99%) Advertising
9 63 (1.90%) Back Office
9 63 (1.90%) Marketing
10 56 (1.69%) Financial Institution
10 56 (1.69%) Retail
11 23 (0.69%) Games
12 19 (0.57%) Manufacturing
13 18 (0.54%) Publishing
14 17 (0.51%) Electronics
15 13 (0.39%) Billing
15 13 (0.39%) Retail Banking
15 13 (0.39%) International Banking
16 9 (0.27%) French Language
Job Titles
1 762 (23.01%) Analyst
2 391 (11.81%) Support Analyst
3 338 (10.21%) Developer
4 287 (8.67%) Support Engineer
5 242 (7.31%) Administrator
6 185 (5.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 176 (5.32%) Applications Support
7 176 (5.32%) IT Support
8 162 (4.89%) Systems Administrator
9 147 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
10 144 (4.35%) Desktop Support
11 127 (3.84%) Consultant
12 124 (3.75%) Architect
12 124 (3.75%) Service Analyst
13 122 (3.68%) Team Leader
14 117 (3.53%) Service Desk Analyst
15 111 (3.35%) Systems Engineer
16 108 (3.26%) Technical Support
17 92 (2.78%) DBA
18 90 (2.72%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 323 (9.76%) .NET
2 179 (5.41%) HTML
3 176 (5.32%) Web Services
4 157 (4.74%) XML
5 144 (4.35%) ASP.NET
6 135 (4.08%) CSS
7 80 (2.42%) jQuery
8 77 (2.33%) WCF
9 71 (2.14%) .NET Framework
10 67 (2.02%) ASP.NET MVC
11 60 (1.81%) Middleware
12 55 (1.66%) Ajax
12 55 (1.66%) HTML5
13 43 (1.30%) Spring
13 43 (1.30%) Application Packaging
14 42 (1.27%) WPF
14 42 (1.27%) JSON
15 41 (1.24%) FIX Protocol
16 36 (1.09%) AngularJS
17 34 (1.03%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 304 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
2 288 (8.70%) Blackberry
3 171 (5.16%) Clustering
4 168 (5.07%) Computer Science
5 113 (3.41%) Management Information System
6 86 (2.60%) Replication
7 80 (2.42%) Hedge funds
8 65 (1.96%) iPhone
9 48 (1.45%) Client/Server
10 44 (1.33%) User Experience
11 41 (1.24%) Mobile App
11 41 (1.24%) Equities
11 41 (1.24%) Mathematics
12 40 (1.21%) Derivative
13 37 (1.12%) Fixed Income
13 37 (1.12%) Smartphone
14 35 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 35 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
14 35 (1.06%) Open Source
15 33 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 861 (26.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 815 (24.61%) Linux
3 657 (19.84%) Windows 7
4 479 (14.47%) UNIX
5 448 (13.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 434 (13.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 288 (8.70%) Windows XP
8 222 (6.70%) Windows 8
9 128 (3.87%) Android
10 122 (3.68%) Solaris
11 120 (3.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 90 (2.72%) Apple iOS
13 80 (2.42%) AIX
14 66 (1.99%) Mac OS X
15 63 (1.90%) Windows Vista
16 45 (1.36%) Ubuntu
17 42 (1.27%) Windows Phone
18 41 (1.24%) CentOS
19 38 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
20 34 (1.03%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 723 (21.84%) ITIL
2 268 (8.09%) Agile Software Development
3 182 (5.50%) Project Management
4 140 (4.23%) Migration
5 134 (4.05%) MVC
6 118 (3.56%) TDD
7 116 (3.50%) Service Management
7 116 (3.50%) CRM
8 115 (3.47%) Disaster Recovery
9 111 (3.35%) Information Security
10 110 (3.32%) Service Delivery
11 107 (3.23%) Change Management
11 107 (3.23%) OO
12 97 (2.93%) E-Commerce
13 95 (2.87%) Configuration Management
14 91 (2.75%) Business Intelligence
15 87 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
16 86 (2.60%) Release Management
17 85 (2.57%) Mentoring
18 80 (2.42%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 796 (24.04%) SQL
2 304 (9.18%) C#
3 293 (8.85%) Java
4 265 (8.00%) PowerShell
5 205 (6.19%) JavaScript
6 134 (4.05%) Python
7 121 (3.65%) Perl
8 104 (3.14%) C++
9 91 (2.75%) T-SQL
10 89 (2.69%) VB
11 77 (2.33%) C
11 77 (2.33%) Bash Shell
12 59 (1.78%) VBScript
13 58 (1.75%) Shell Script
14 56 (1.69%) Ruby
15 51 (1.54%) PHP
16 50 (1.51%) VBA
17 41 (1.24%) PL/SQL
18 18 (0.54%) XAML
19 17 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 460 (13.89%) Degree
2 426 (12.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 280 (8.46%) MCSE
4 202 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
5 155 (4.68%) MCITP
6 153 (4.62%) MCP
7 152 (4.59%) MCSA
8 122 (3.68%) CCNA
9 100 (3.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 83 (2.51%) Security Cleared
11 71 (2.14%) CCNP
12 70 (2.11%) MCTS
13 64 (1.93%) CISSP
14 58 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
15 56 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
16 37 (1.12%) SC Cleared
17 31 (0.94%) CCA
18 24 (0.72%) CISM
19 22 (0.66%) CCSP
20 21 (0.63%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 217 (6.55%) SLA
2 91 (2.75%) QA
3 32 (0.97%) ISO 9001
4 26 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 20 (0.60%) COBIT
7 16 (0.48%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.18%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.030%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.030%) GPG13
System Software
1 1295 (39.11%) Active Directory
2 630 (19.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 230 (6.95%) XenApp
4 198 (5.98%) Hyper-V
5 178 (5.38%) vSphere
6 99 (2.99%) VMware ESX
7 90 (2.72%) XenDesktop
8 73 (2.20%) Microsoft App-V
9 61 (1.84%) VMware ESXi
10 47 (1.42%) XenServer
11 32 (0.97%) Terminal Services
12 27 (0.82%) Xen
13 26 (0.79%) NFS
14 21 (0.63%) UAG
14 21 (0.63%) KVM
15 20 (0.60%) VMware Server
16 19 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 19 (0.57%) MetaFrame
17 18 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
18 17 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 236 (7.13%) SCCM
2 146 (4.41%) SCOM
3 71 (2.14%) Backup Exec
4 55 (1.66%) Nagios
4 55 (1.66%) Puppet
5 44 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
6 35 (1.06%) Tivoli
6 35 (1.06%) WSUS
7 33 (1.00%) SCOrch
8 31 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
9 28 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 25 (0.76%) NetBackup
11 24 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
12 18 (0.54%) SCVMM
12 18 (0.54%) Oracle Identity Management
13 17 (0.51%) XenMobile
14 16 (0.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 16 (0.48%) OpenView
15 15 (0.45%) HAProxy
16 13 (0.39%) WMI
Vendors
1 1473 (44.49%) Microsoft
2 996 (30.08%) VMware
3 708 (21.38%) Citrix
4 536 (16.19%) Cisco
5 347 (10.48%) Oracle
6 290 (8.76%) HP
7 183 (5.53%) Red Hat
8 182 (5.50%) NetApp
9 146 (4.41%) EMC
10 114 (3.44%) Symantec
11 106 (3.20%) Juniper
12 97 (2.93%) Bloomberg
13 90 (2.72%) IBM
14 78 (2.36%) Dell
15 75 (2.27%) Apple
16 74 (2.23%) Reuters
17 72 (2.17%) CheckPoint
18 53 (1.60%) Lotus
18 53 (1.60%) Avaya
18 53 (1.60%) Sybase
City, London
Salt
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + good bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + £7,200 Car allowance +15% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum + Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum + Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + On Call
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + Excellent Prospects
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Yoh Company
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago