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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1359 1737 1606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.54% 13.75% 13.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.64% 51.42% 52.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1197 1572 1392
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £27,500 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
2487 3378 3034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.78% 26.74% 25.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2170 3000 2700
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 £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 1293 (43.56%) Microsoft
2 1122 (37.80%) Active Directory
3 1006 (33.89%) Finance
4 882 (29.72%) VMware
5 792 (26.68%) SQL
6 775 (26.11%) Linux
7 669 (22.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 640 (21.56%) ITIL
9 599 (20.18%) MS Exchange
10 583 (19.64%) MS Excel
11 576 (19.41%) SQL Server
12 568 (19.14%) Citrix
13 550 (18.53%) Windows 7
14 544 (18.33%) VMware Infrastructure
15 537 (18.09%) Cisco
16 489 (16.48%) MS Office
17 461 (15.53%) Windows Server 2012
18 457 (15.40%) DNS
19 399 (13.44%) Microsoft Certification
20 395 (13.31%) Firewall
21 389 (13.11%) Degree
22 383 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
23 368 (12.40%) Banking
24 366 (12.33%) SAN
25 339 (11.42%) UNIX
26 309 (10.41%) TCP/IP
27 304 (10.24%) DHCP
28 302 (10.18%) MCSE
29 284 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2010
30 283 (9.54%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 599 (20.18%) MS Exchange
2 284 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 248 (8.36%) SharePoint
4 181 (6.10%) IIS
5 135 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 132 (4.45%) Lync
7 117 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2013
8 114 (3.84%) Exchange Server 2007
9 96 (3.23%) Apache
10 77 (2.59%) Tomcat
11 75 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
12 69 (2.32%) WebSphere
13 49 (1.65%) WorkSite
14 42 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
15 28 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
16 26 (0.88%) nginx
17 24 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
18 19 (0.64%) IBM Notes
19 18 (0.61%) JBoss
20 14 (0.47%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 583 (19.64%) MS Excel
2 489 (16.48%) MS Office
3 25 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 24 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (0.61%) MS Project
6 17 (0.57%) InfoPath
7 9 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (0.24%) PowerPivot
9 5 (0.17%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.13%) GNU Octave
10 4 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.10%) InDesign
12 2 (0.067%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.067%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.067%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.034%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 21 (0.71%) Dynamics GP
2 18 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 15 (0.51%) SAP Business One
5 13 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
6 12 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
7 11 (0.37%) RMDS
8 6 (0.20%) MetaTrader
8 6 (0.20%) Towers Watson Igloo
9 5 (0.17%) ION MarketView
9 5 (0.17%) Eikon
10 4 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (0.13%) assyst
11 2 (0.067%) Magento
12 1 (0.034%) SAP CCM
12 1 (0.034%) thinkFolio
12 1 (0.034%) SAP ERP
12 1 (0.034%) SimCorp Dimension
12 1 (0.034%) Dynamics AX
12 1 (0.034%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 156 (5.26%) Office 365
2 79 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 77 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (1.04%) Mimecast
5 22 (0.74%) IaaS
5 22 (0.74%) SaaS
6 10 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (0.30%) PaaS
8 7 (0.24%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (0.20%) OneDrive
9 6 (0.20%) Google Apps
9 6 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.10%) Route 53
10 3 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.067%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.067%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.067%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 457 (15.40%) DNS
2 395 (13.31%) Firewall
3 366 (12.33%) SAN
4 309 (10.41%) TCP/IP
5 304 (10.24%) DHCP
6 257 (8.66%) WAN
7 253 (8.52%) LAN
8 212 (7.14%) VPN
9 111 (3.74%) VoIP
10 92 (3.10%) Internet
11 91 (3.07%) Network Security
12 77 (2.59%) VLAN
13 76 (2.56%) NAS
14 74 (2.49%) Wireless
15 68 (2.29%) HTTP
16 63 (2.12%) MPLS
17 49 (1.65%) NetScaler
18 48 (1.62%) iSCSI
19 47 (1.58%) SSL
20 41 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 576 (19.41%) SQL Server
2 144 (4.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 123 (4.14%) MySQL
4 114 (3.84%) Relational Database
5 101 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 99 (3.34%) SQL Server 2005
7 98 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 71 (2.39%) SQL Server 2012
9 68 (2.29%) RDBMS
10 63 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 49 (1.65%) Oracle Database
12 42 (1.42%) NoSQL
13 31 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
14 28 (0.94%) MongoDB
15 25 (0.84%) DB2
16 24 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
16 24 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
17 18 (0.61%) Couchbase
17 18 (0.61%) Big Data
17 18 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 69 (2.32%) JIRA
1 69 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 66 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 65 (2.19%) Visual Studio
4 59 (1.99%) Jenkins
5 57 (1.92%) Subversion
6 35 (1.18%) Maven
7 30 (1.01%) JUnit
8 25 (0.84%) Mercurial
8 25 (0.84%) Cucumber
9 18 (0.61%) TeamCity
10 17 (0.57%) Selenium
10 17 (0.57%) MSI
10 17 (0.57%) Mockito
11 13 (0.44%) NUnit
11 13 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 12 (0.40%) Ant
13 11 (0.37%) SpecFlow
13 11 (0.37%) Artifactory
14 10 (0.34%) InstallShield
General
1 1006 (33.89%) Finance
2 368 (12.40%) Banking
3 177 (5.96%) Law
4 173 (5.83%) Legal
5 113 (3.81%) Financial Institution
6 109 (3.67%) Investment Banking
7 102 (3.44%) Telecoms
8 100 (3.37%) Front Office
9 96 (3.23%) Advertising
10 76 (2.56%) Retail
11 63 (2.12%) Marketing
12 48 (1.62%) Back Office
13 31 (1.04%) Manufacturing
14 20 (0.67%) Publishing
15 19 (0.64%) Billing
16 16 (0.54%) Electronics
17 12 (0.40%) Games
18 8 (0.27%) International Banking
19 7 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
20 4 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 693 (23.35%) Analyst
2 383 (12.90%) Support Analyst
3 256 (8.63%) Developer
4 249 (8.39%) Support Engineer
5 223 (7.51%) Administrator
6 181 (6.10%) Desktop Support
7 158 (5.32%) Systems Administrator
8 154 (5.19%) Consultant
9 149 (5.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 125 (4.21%) IT Support
11 116 (3.91%) Applications Support
12 109 (3.67%) Technical Support
13 108 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
14 107 (3.61%) Architect
15 106 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
16 101 (3.40%) Desktop Analyst
17 97 (3.27%) Desktop Support Analyst
17 97 (3.27%) Service Analyst
18 96 (3.23%) Service Desk Analyst
19 77 (2.59%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (8.29%) .NET
2 140 (4.72%) Web Services
3 133 (4.48%) HTML
4 98 (3.30%) XML
5 97 (3.27%) ASP.NET
6 69 (2.32%) CSS
7 52 (1.75%) WCF
8 47 (1.58%) .NET Framework
9 39 (1.31%) jQuery
9 39 (1.31%) FIX Protocol
10 37 (1.25%) WinForms
11 32 (1.08%) SOAP
12 31 (1.04%) RESTful
12 31 (1.04%) ASP.NET MVC
13 28 (0.94%) WebSphere MQ
14 27 (0.91%) Ajax
15 26 (0.88%) Middleware
16 22 (0.74%) Entity Framework
16 22 (0.74%) RabbitMQ
16 22 (0.74%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 242 (8.15%) Blackberry
2 195 (6.57%) Computer Science
3 166 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
4 147 (4.95%) Management Information System
5 118 (3.98%) Hedge funds
6 97 (3.27%) Clustering
6 97 (3.27%) Replication
7 55 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
7 55 (1.85%) iPhone
8 46 (1.55%) Mobile App
8 46 (1.55%) Private Cloud
9 45 (1.52%) Open Source
9 45 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 38 (1.28%) Equities
10 38 (1.28%) Fixed Income
11 37 (1.25%) Client/Server
12 35 (1.18%) Derivative
13 34 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
14 32 (1.08%) Mathematics
15 31 (1.04%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 775 (26.11%) Linux
2 669 (22.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 550 (18.53%) Windows 7
4 461 (15.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 383 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 339 (11.42%) UNIX
7 217 (7.31%) Windows XP
8 192 (6.47%) Windows 8
9 107 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 105 (3.54%) Android
11 101 (3.40%) Apple iOS
12 65 (2.19%) Windows Vista
13 53 (1.79%) Mac OS X
14 51 (1.72%) Solaris
15 49 (1.65%) Debian
16 37 (1.25%) Ubuntu
17 35 (1.18%) CentOS
18 34 (1.15%) Mac OS
19 32 (1.08%) Windows Phone
20 30 (1.01%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 640 (21.56%) ITIL
2 239 (8.05%) Agile Software Development
3 228 (7.68%) Service Delivery
4 193 (6.50%) Project Management
5 178 (6.00%) Service Management
6 136 (4.58%) Disaster Recovery
7 129 (4.35%) Configuration Management
8 126 (4.25%) Information Security
9 109 (3.67%) Mentoring
10 100 (3.37%) Business Continuity
11 99 (3.34%) Migration
12 95 (3.20%) Change Management
13 83 (2.80%) DevOps
14 82 (2.76%) TDD
15 80 (2.70%) Scrum
16 79 (2.66%) CRM
17 77 (2.59%) Time Management
18 75 (2.53%) MVC
19 71 (2.39%) OO
20 69 (2.32%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 792 (26.68%) SQL
2 283 (9.54%) PowerShell
3 248 (8.36%) Java
4 202 (6.81%) C#
5 177 (5.96%) Python
6 153 (5.15%) JavaScript
7 150 (5.05%) Perl
8 126 (4.25%) Bash Shell
9 97 (3.27%) C++
10 81 (2.73%) T-SQL
11 79 (2.66%) C
12 61 (2.06%) Ruby
13 59 (1.99%) VB
14 52 (1.75%) Shell Script
15 46 (1.55%) VBA
16 37 (1.25%) VBScript
17 36 (1.21%) PHP
18 31 (1.04%) Scala
19 24 (0.81%) PL/SQL
20 17 (0.57%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 399 (13.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 389 (13.11%) Degree
3 302 (10.18%) MCSE
4 189 (6.37%) Cisco Certification
5 153 (5.15%) CCNA
6 130 (4.38%) MCP
7 119 (4.01%) MCITP
8 103 (3.47%) MCSA
9 76 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 76 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
10 69 (2.32%) Security Cleared
11 67 (2.26%) CCNP
12 65 (2.19%) MCTS
13 61 (2.06%) Citrix Certification
14 53 (1.79%) CCA
15 50 (1.68%) CISSP
16 24 (0.81%) CISM
16 24 (0.81%) MOS
17 23 (0.77%) PMI Certification
18 22 (0.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 222 (7.48%) SLA
2 73 (2.46%) QA
3 39 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (0.74%) COBIT
5 21 (0.71%) PCI DSS
6 16 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.24%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.067%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.034%) HL7
9 1 (0.034%) DICOM
9 1 (0.034%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1122 (37.80%) Active Directory
2 544 (18.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 234 (7.88%) Hyper-V
4 223 (7.51%) XenApp
5 140 (4.72%) vSphere
6 86 (2.90%) XenDesktop
7 77 (2.59%) VMware ESX
8 65 (2.19%) Microsoft App-V
9 53 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
10 39 (1.31%) XenServer
11 38 (1.28%) Terminal Services
12 36 (1.21%) Xen
13 26 (0.88%) VMware Server
14 24 (0.81%) NFS
15 23 (0.77%) VMware Workstation
15 23 (0.77%) vCloud
16 21 (0.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 17 (0.57%) Snort
18 15 (0.51%) UAG
19 13 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 226 (7.61%) SCCM
2 121 (4.08%) SCOM
3 78 (2.63%) Nagios
4 71 (2.39%) Puppet
5 46 (1.55%) Tivoli
6 41 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
7 34 (1.15%) WSUS
8 33 (1.11%) Backup Exec
9 28 (0.94%) OpenView
10 27 (0.91%) AirWatch
11 22 (0.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 22 (0.74%) ZABBIX
11 22 (0.74%) Cacti
11 22 (0.74%) NetBackup
12 20 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
12 20 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
13 19 (0.64%) SCOrch
14 15 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 15 (0.51%) SCVMM
14 15 (0.51%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 1293 (43.56%) Microsoft
2 882 (29.72%) VMware
3 568 (19.14%) Citrix
4 537 (18.09%) Cisco
5 264 (8.89%) Oracle
5 264 (8.89%) HP
6 176 (5.93%) NetApp
7 146 (4.92%) Red Hat
8 121 (4.08%) EMC
9 103 (3.47%) Apple
10 96 (3.23%) Symantec
10 96 (3.23%) Juniper
11 77 (2.59%) Avaya
12 71 (2.39%) ServiceNow
13 70 (2.36%) CheckPoint
14 69 (2.32%) Reuters
15 57 (1.92%) F5
16 56 (1.89%) Bloomberg
16 56 (1.89%) Dell
16 56 (1.89%) IBM
City, London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 30% Bonus + Private Medical + Othe
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search Ltd
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search Ltd
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
People Source Consulting Ltd
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harris Global
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
JM Group
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + e
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + health, bonus, pension, shares
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Great package and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago