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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1610 1540 1557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.78% 14.78% 14.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.15% 54.38% 57.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1435 1374 1388
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +1.38%
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
2722 2832 2719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.68% 27.18% 25.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2383 2424 2448
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
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 5 March 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 5 March 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 1534 (46.53%) Microsoft
2 1371 (41.58%) Active Directory
3 1047 (31.76%) Finance
4 1027 (31.15%) VMware
5 855 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 800 (24.26%) SQL
7 781 (23.69%) Linux
8 750 (22.75%) Windows 7
9 731 (22.17%) ITIL
10 725 (21.99%) MS Exchange
11 708 (21.47%) Citrix
12 704 (21.35%) MS Excel
13 664 (20.14%) SQL Server
14 638 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
15 591 (17.93%) MS Office
16 556 (16.86%) Cisco
17 507 (15.38%) DNS
18 491 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
19 447 (13.56%) Microsoft Certification
20 436 (13.22%) SAN
21 428 (12.98%) Windows Server 2003
22 414 (12.56%) Firewall
23 401 (12.16%) Banking
24 395 (11.98%) UNIX
25 394 (11.95%) Degree
26 385 (11.68%) Exchange Server 2010
27 359 (10.89%) DHCP
28 358 (10.86%) TCP/IP
29 331 (10.04%) HP
30 330 (10.01%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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
1 725 (21.99%) MS Exchange
2 385 (11.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 298 (9.04%) SharePoint
4 238 (7.22%) IIS
5 174 (5.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 142 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2007
7 138 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2013
8 125 (3.79%) Lync
9 105 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2003
10 94 (2.85%) Apache
11 79 (2.40%) Tomcat
12 54 (1.64%) WebSphere
13 51 (1.55%) WorkSite
14 40 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
14 40 (1.21%) IBM Notes
15 37 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
16 30 (0.91%) nginx
17 26 (0.79%) CMS
18 24 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
19 15 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 704 (21.35%) MS Excel
2 591 (17.93%) MS Office
3 47 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 34 (1.03%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.52%) InfoPath
6 10 (0.30%) MS Project
7 7 (0.21%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.091%) PowerPivot
10 3 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.030%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.030%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.030%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 31 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 21 (0.64%) Dynamics GP
3 18 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
4 15 (0.45%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 14 (0.42%) Eikon
6 9 (0.27%) RMDS
7 8 (0.24%) ION MarketView
8 4 (0.12%) assyst
9 3 (0.091%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.091%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.091%) SAP Business One
10 2 (0.061%) Markit EDM
10 2 (0.061%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.061%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.061%) Front Arena
10 2 (0.061%) Tridion
11 1 (0.030%) WebTrends
11 1 (0.030%) SAP MM
11 1 (0.030%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 164 (4.97%) Office 365
2 103 (3.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (0.67%) SaaS
5 21 (0.64%) IaaS
6 18 (0.55%) PaaS
7 14 (0.42%) Amazon S3
8 11 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.27%) Google Apps
10 8 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.061%) Route 53
11 2 (0.061%) Trello
11 2 (0.061%) Sumo Logic
11 2 (0.061%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.030%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.030%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 507 (15.38%) DNS
2 436 (13.22%) SAN
3 414 (12.56%) Firewall
4 359 (10.89%) DHCP
5 358 (10.86%) TCP/IP
6 280 (8.49%) VPN
7 274 (8.31%) WAN
8 263 (7.98%) LAN
9 134 (4.06%) VoIP
10 122 (3.70%) Internet
11 100 (3.03%) Wireless
12 93 (2.82%) Network Security
13 81 (2.46%) VLAN
13 81 (2.46%) NAS
14 69 (2.09%) HTTP
15 67 (2.03%) Cisco ASA
16 64 (1.94%) MPLS
17 61 (1.85%) SSL
18 57 (1.73%) iSCSI
19 55 (1.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 664 (20.14%) SQL Server
2 165 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 126 (3.82%) MySQL
4 117 (3.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 110 (3.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 95 (2.88%) Relational Database
7 93 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 62 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 61 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 43 (1.30%) DB2
10 43 (1.30%) Oracle Database
11 42 (1.27%) RDBMS
12 34 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
13 28 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
14 27 (0.82%) MongoDB
15 26 (0.79%) NoSQL
16 24 (0.73%) DTS
17 23 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
17 23 (0.70%) Big Data
18 22 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 74 (2.24%) Visual Studio
2 71 (2.15%) JIRA
3 65 (1.97%) Subversion
4 57 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 48 (1.46%) Git (software)
6 45 (1.36%) Jenkins
7 35 (1.06%) Selenium
8 28 (0.85%) TeamCity
9 27 (0.82%) WebDriver
10 24 (0.73%) JUnit
11 20 (0.61%) MSI
12 18 (0.55%) Artifactory
12 18 (0.55%) Cucumber
13 14 (0.42%) SpecFlow
13 14 (0.42%) Maven
13 14 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 10 (0.30%) Mercurial
14 10 (0.30%) NUnit
15 9 (0.27%) InstallShield
15 9 (0.27%) Xcode
General
1 1047 (31.76%) Finance
2 401 (12.16%) Banking
3 191 (5.79%) Law
4 166 (5.03%) Legal
5 146 (4.43%) Telecoms
6 124 (3.76%) Advertising
7 117 (3.55%) Front Office
8 114 (3.46%) Investment Banking
9 108 (3.28%) Financial Institution
10 76 (2.31%) Marketing
11 70 (2.12%) Retail
12 57 (1.73%) Back Office
13 26 (0.79%) Manufacturing
14 21 (0.64%) Publishing
14 21 (0.64%) Electronics
14 21 (0.64%) Billing
15 18 (0.55%) Games
16 9 (0.27%) Retail Banking
17 6 (0.18%) iGaming
17 6 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 779 (23.63%) Analyst
2 406 (12.31%) Support Analyst
3 292 (8.86%) Support Engineer
4 276 (8.37%) Developer
5 254 (7.70%) Administrator
6 192 (5.82%) Desktop Support
7 175 (5.31%) Systems Administrator
8 165 (5.00%) Consultant
9 162 (4.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 161 (4.88%) IT Support
11 139 (4.22%) 2nd Line Support
12 126 (3.82%) Systems Engineer
13 121 (3.67%) Team Leader
14 120 (3.64%) Service Analyst
15 117 (3.55%) Architect
16 114 (3.46%) Service Desk Analyst
17 113 (3.43%) Applications Support
18 101 (3.06%) Technical Support
19 93 (2.82%) Desktop Analyst
20 90 (2.73%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (8.01%) .NET
2 159 (4.82%) HTML
3 130 (3.94%) Web Services
4 123 (3.73%) XML
5 116 (3.52%) ASP.NET
6 105 (3.18%) CSS
7 72 (2.18%) WCF
8 58 (1.76%) jQuery
9 57 (1.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 55 (1.67%) .NET Framework
11 42 (1.27%) HTML5
12 38 (1.15%) WPF
13 37 (1.12%) Application Packaging
14 36 (1.09%) WinForms
15 31 (0.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 29 (0.88%) SOAP
17 28 (0.85%) Middleware
18 27 (0.82%) AngularJS
19 26 (0.79%) Ajax
19 26 (0.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 318 (9.65%) Blackberry
2 233 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
3 157 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 135 (4.09%) Clustering
5 123 (3.73%) Management Information System
6 107 (3.25%) Hedge funds
7 84 (2.55%) Replication
8 56 (1.70%) iPhone
9 55 (1.67%) Mobile App
10 51 (1.55%) Client/Server
11 42 (1.27%) Fat Client
11 42 (1.27%) Thin Client
12 41 (1.24%) User Experience
13 39 (1.18%) Smartphone
13 39 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
14 37 (1.12%) Equities
14 37 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
15 36 (1.09%) Mathematics
16 35 (1.06%) Open Source
17 31 (0.94%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 855 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
2 781 (23.69%) Linux
3 750 (22.75%) Windows 7
4 491 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 428 (12.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 395 (11.98%) UNIX
7 286 (8.67%) Windows XP
8 260 (7.89%) Windows 8
9 122 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 118 (3.58%) Android
11 108 (3.28%) Apple iOS
12 83 (2.52%) Windows Vista
13 69 (2.09%) Solaris
14 68 (2.06%) Mac OS X
15 45 (1.36%) CentOS
16 44 (1.33%) Ubuntu
17 41 (1.24%) AIX
18 38 (1.15%) Mac OS
19 36 (1.09%) Windows Phone
20 33 (1.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 731 (22.17%) ITIL
2 249 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
3 214 (6.49%) Service Delivery
4 191 (5.79%) Project Management
5 163 (4.94%) Service Management
6 147 (4.46%) Disaster Recovery
7 143 (4.34%) Migration
8 134 (4.06%) Information Security
9 117 (3.55%) Change Management
10 112 (3.40%) MVC
11 108 (3.28%) TDD
12 106 (3.22%) Configuration Management
13 100 (3.03%) CRM
14 97 (2.94%) Mentoring
15 91 (2.76%) Business Continuity
16 81 (2.46%) OO
17 73 (2.21%) Business Intelligence
17 73 (2.21%) PRINCE2
17 73 (2.21%) DevOps
18 70 (2.12%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 800 (24.26%) SQL
2 325 (9.86%) PowerShell
3 260 (7.89%) C#
4 235 (7.13%) Java
5 168 (5.10%) JavaScript
6 130 (3.94%) Python
7 114 (3.46%) Perl
8 98 (2.97%) Bash Shell
9 93 (2.82%) C++
10 81 (2.46%) T-SQL
11 75 (2.27%) VB
12 71 (2.15%) C
13 69 (2.09%) Ruby
14 53 (1.61%) VBScript
15 41 (1.24%) PHP
16 37 (1.12%) Shell Script
17 36 (1.09%) VBA
18 29 (0.88%) PL/SQL
19 19 (0.58%) Scala
20 15 (0.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 447 (13.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 394 (11.95%) Degree
3 330 (10.01%) MCSE
4 198 (6.01%) Cisco Certification
5 165 (5.00%) MCP
6 146 (4.43%) CCNA
7 141 (4.28%) MCSA
8 140 (4.25%) MCITP
9 104 (3.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 82 (2.49%) MCTS
11 81 (2.46%) Security Cleared
12 79 (2.40%) VCP4
13 73 (2.21%) Citrix Certification
14 72 (2.18%) CISSP
15 70 (2.12%) CCNP
16 64 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
17 55 (1.67%) CCA
18 33 (1.00%) CISM
19 31 (0.94%) SC Cleared
20 19 (0.58%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 250 (7.58%) SLA
2 73 (2.21%) QA
3 31 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (0.55%) PCI DSS
4 18 (0.55%) ISO 9001
5 16 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (0.42%) COBIT
7 6 (0.18%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.030%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.030%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1371 (41.58%) Active Directory
2 638 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 267 (8.10%) XenApp
4 232 (7.04%) Hyper-V
5 177 (5.37%) vSphere
6 101 (3.06%) XenDesktop
7 85 (2.58%) Microsoft App-V
8 82 (2.49%) VMware ESX
9 67 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
10 44 (1.33%) XenServer
11 42 (1.27%) Terminal Services
12 39 (1.18%) Xen
13 32 (0.97%) NFS
14 31 (0.94%) VMware Server
15 22 (0.67%) vCloud
16 20 (0.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 18 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
18 17 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 17 (0.52%) Snort
19 15 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 272 (8.25%) SCCM
2 168 (5.10%) SCOM
3 64 (1.94%) Nagios
4 57 (1.73%) Puppet
5 48 (1.46%) Backup Exec
6 38 (1.15%) SCOrch
7 36 (1.09%) NetBackup
8 34 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
9 32 (0.97%) WSUS
10 30 (0.91%) OpenView
11 28 (0.85%) SCVMM
11 28 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 27 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
13 26 (0.79%) Tivoli
14 25 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
15 21 (0.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 20 (0.61%) WMI
17 19 (0.58%) XenMobile
18 14 (0.42%) Data Guard
19 13 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1534 (46.53%) Microsoft
2 1027 (31.15%) VMware
3 708 (21.47%) Citrix
4 556 (16.86%) Cisco
5 331 (10.04%) HP
6 256 (7.76%) Oracle
7 189 (5.73%) NetApp
8 166 (5.03%) Red Hat
9 151 (4.58%) EMC
10 117 (3.55%) Symantec
11 110 (3.34%) Juniper
12 103 (3.12%) Apple
13 88 (2.67%) Reuters
14 83 (2.52%) Bloomberg
15 77 (2.34%) Avaya
16 74 (2.24%) CheckPoint
16 74 (2.24%) Dell
17 66 (2.00%) AppSense
18 58 (1.76%) IBM
18 58 (1.76%) Remedy
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum £60 to £70k + Bonus, Car Allowance,
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum £60 to £75k + Bonus, Car Allowance,
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits and Environment
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £50001 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum + Market Rate
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Full Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago