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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1678 1532 1718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.57% 12.96% 13.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.22% 48.73% 50.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1455 1376 1584
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 £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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
3095 3144 3412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.88% 26.59% 27.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2724 2832 3166
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 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 19 September 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 19 September 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 1398 (39.92%) Microsoft
2 1253 (35.78%) Active Directory
3 1228 (35.07%) Finance
4 958 (27.36%) VMware
5 925 (26.41%) SQL Server
6 898 (25.64%) SQL
7 896 (25.59%) Linux
8 806 (23.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 720 (20.56%) ITIL
10 693 (19.79%) MS Exchange
11 690 (19.70%) MS Excel
12 683 (19.50%) Citrix
13 634 (18.10%) Windows 7
14 607 (17.33%) VMware Infrastructure
15 585 (16.70%) MS Office
16 553 (15.79%) UNIX
17 530 (15.13%) Banking
18 500 (14.28%) Cisco
19 491 (14.02%) Oracle
20 456 (13.02%) Degree
21 449 (12.82%) DNS
22 438 (12.51%) Microsoft Certification
23 431 (12.31%) .NET
24 423 (12.08%) Windows Server 2003
24 423 (12.08%) Windows Server 2012
25 418 (11.94%) SAN
26 382 (10.91%) C#
27 381 (10.88%) IIS
28 368 (10.51%) Firewall
29 363 (10.37%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 693 (19.79%) MS Exchange
2 381 (10.88%) IIS
3 348 (9.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 301 (8.60%) SharePoint
5 174 (4.97%) Tomcat
6 162 (4.63%) Apache
7 154 (4.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 132 (3.77%) Lync
9 119 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2007
10 107 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2013
11 89 (2.54%) BizTalk Server
12 86 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2003
13 85 (2.43%) WebSphere
14 57 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
15 53 (1.51%) SharePoint 2013
16 47 (1.34%) IBM Notes
17 37 (1.06%) CMS
18 26 (0.74%) WorkSite
19 25 (0.71%) WebSphere Process Server
20 24 (0.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 690 (19.70%) MS Excel
2 585 (16.70%) MS Office
3 45 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 32 (0.91%) Photoshop
5 21 (0.60%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.37%) InfoPath
7 11 (0.31%) MS Project
8 8 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.20%) Acrobat
10 6 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
11 5 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
11 5 (0.14%) PowerPivot
12 4 (0.11%) Blender
12 4 (0.11%) InDesign
13 2 (0.057%) SPSS
13 2 (0.057%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.029%) Maya
14 1 (0.029%) 3ds Max
14 1 (0.029%) Quicktime
14 1 (0.029%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 44 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 14 (0.40%) Markit EDM
4 12 (0.34%) SAP Business One
5 9 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
5 9 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
6 8 (0.23%) Adaptiv
6 8 (0.23%) Eikon
7 7 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
8 6 (0.17%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
8 6 (0.17%) Advent Moxy
9 5 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
9 5 (0.14%) IntelliMatch
10 4 (0.11%) ION MarketView
10 4 (0.11%) 3000 Xtra
10 4 (0.11%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
10 4 (0.11%) Bloomberg TOMS
10 4 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
10 4 (0.11%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 115 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 110 (3.14%) Office 365
3 72 (2.06%) SaaS
4 46 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
5 41 (1.17%) PaaS
6 35 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
7 32 (0.91%) IaaS
8 26 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.20%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.20%) Joyent
10 6 (0.17%) Rackspace Cloud
11 3 (0.086%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.086%) Heroku
11 3 (0.086%) GitHub
12 1 (0.029%) ElastiCache
12 1 (0.029%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 449 (12.82%) DNS
2 418 (11.94%) SAN
3 368 (10.51%) Firewall
4 363 (10.37%) TCP/IP
5 334 (9.54%) DHCP
6 291 (8.31%) LAN
7 270 (7.71%) WAN
8 202 (5.77%) VPN
9 132 (3.77%) Internet
10 105 (3.00%) VoIP
11 88 (2.51%) NAS
12 84 (2.40%) Cisco ASA
13 77 (2.20%) LDAP
14 71 (2.03%) HTTP
14 71 (2.03%) Network Security
15 59 (1.68%) Wireless
16 58 (1.66%) FTP
17 57 (1.63%) VLAN
18 52 (1.48%) IP Telephony
18 52 (1.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 925 (26.41%) SQL Server
2 212 (6.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 164 (4.68%) MySQL
4 126 (3.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 123 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 107 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 107 (3.06%) Relational Database
7 95 (2.71%) Oracle Database
8 59 (1.68%) RDBMS
9 58 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 53 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
11 52 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
12 36 (1.03%) MongoDB
12 36 (1.03%) DB2
13 32 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
14 28 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
15 27 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
16 26 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
17 23 (0.66%) DTS
18 19 (0.54%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 100 (2.86%) Subversion
2 79 (2.26%) JIRA
2 79 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 68 (1.94%) Visual Studio
4 60 (1.71%) Jenkins
5 56 (1.60%) TeamCity
6 53 (1.51%) Git (software)
7 51 (1.46%) MSI
8 41 (1.17%) NUnit
9 34 (0.97%) Selenium
10 32 (0.91%) Eclipse
11 30 (0.86%) JUnit
12 22 (0.63%) Xcode
13 20 (0.57%) WebDriver
14 19 (0.54%) Hudson
15 17 (0.49%) Maven
15 17 (0.49%) FitNesse
15 17 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 16 (0.46%) SpecFlow
17 14 (0.40%) Cucumber
General
1 1228 (35.07%) Finance
2 530 (15.13%) Banking
3 164 (4.68%) Law
4 153 (4.37%) Telecoms
5 145 (4.14%) Investment Banking
6 127 (3.63%) Front Office
7 104 (2.97%) Legal
8 98 (2.80%) Advertising
9 87 (2.48%) Marketing
10 76 (2.17%) Retail
11 67 (1.91%) Financial Institution
12 62 (1.77%) Back Office
13 41 (1.17%) Games
14 25 (0.71%) Electronics
15 20 (0.57%) Manufacturing
16 19 (0.54%) Publishing
17 17 (0.49%) International Banking
17 17 (0.49%) French Language
18 15 (0.43%) Billing
19 12 (0.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 774 (22.10%) Analyst
2 422 (12.05%) Developer
3 358 (10.22%) Support Analyst
4 260 (7.42%) Support Engineer
5 258 (7.37%) Applications Support
6 211 (6.03%) Administrator
7 185 (5.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 142 (4.05%) IT Support
9 141 (4.03%) Systems Administrator
10 140 (4.00%) Desktop Support
11 137 (3.91%) Architect
12 134 (3.83%) Service Analyst
13 125 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
14 123 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support
15 108 (3.08%) Consultant
16 104 (2.97%) Team Leader
17 99 (2.83%) Systems Engineer
18 94 (2.68%) Applications Support Analyst
19 87 (2.48%) 3rd Line Support
20 85 (2.43%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 431 (12.31%) .NET
2 252 (7.20%) HTML
3 205 (5.85%) XML
4 200 (5.71%) Web Services
5 182 (5.20%) ASP.NET
6 171 (4.88%) CSS
7 114 (3.26%) Middleware
8 103 (2.94%) jQuery
9 100 (2.86%) WCF
10 90 (2.57%) HTML5
11 88 (2.51%) .NET Framework
12 75 (2.14%) Ajax
13 69 (1.97%) WPF
14 63 (1.80%) ASP.NET MVC
15 62 (1.77%) Spring
15 62 (1.77%) JSON
16 52 (1.48%) J2EE
17 38 (1.09%) XSLT
17 38 (1.09%) REST
18 36 (1.03%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 336 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
2 307 (8.77%) Blackberry
3 213 (6.08%) Computer Science
4 180 (5.14%) Clustering
5 117 (3.34%) Management Information System
6 109 (3.11%) Hedge funds
7 77 (2.20%) iPhone
8 70 (2.00%) iPad
9 67 (1.91%) Replication
10 62 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
11 60 (1.71%) Derivative
12 56 (1.60%) Open Source
13 55 (1.57%) Mobile App
14 49 (1.40%) Fixed Income
15 44 (1.26%) SWIFT
16 43 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
17 41 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 41 (1.17%) Enterprise Storage
18 39 (1.11%) User Experience
18 39 (1.11%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 896 (25.59%) Linux
2 806 (23.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 634 (18.10%) Windows 7
4 553 (15.79%) UNIX
5 423 (12.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 423 (12.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 245 (7.00%) Windows XP
7 179 (5.11%) Windows 8
8 176 (5.03%) Solaris
9 170 (4.85%) Android
10 133 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 115 (3.28%) Apple iOS
12 77 (2.20%) AIX
13 69 (1.97%) Mac OS X
14 47 (1.34%) Windows Mobile
15 38 (1.09%) Windows Phone
16 37 (1.06%) Windows Vista
17 29 (0.83%) Ubuntu
17 29 (0.83%) Windows 2000
18 26 (0.74%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 720 (20.56%) ITIL
2 325 (9.28%) Agile Software Development
3 210 (6.00%) Project Management
4 154 (4.40%) OO
5 128 (3.66%) Service Management
5 128 (3.66%) MVC
6 126 (3.60%) TDD
7 124 (3.54%) Configuration Management
8 123 (3.51%) Migration
9 121 (3.46%) E-Commerce
10 115 (3.28%) CRM
10 115 (3.28%) Root Cause Analysis
11 109 (3.11%) Performance Tuning
11 109 (3.11%) DevOps
11 109 (3.11%) Release Management
12 108 (3.08%) Change Management
13 97 (2.77%) Information Security
14 95 (2.71%) Scrum
15 90 (2.57%) Service Delivery
16 89 (2.54%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 898 (25.64%) SQL
2 382 (10.91%) C#
3 362 (10.34%) Java
4 319 (9.11%) PowerShell
5 255 (7.28%) JavaScript
6 161 (4.60%) Python
7 160 (4.57%) Perl
8 140 (4.00%) C++
9 130 (3.71%) VB
10 124 (3.54%) VBScript
11 113 (3.23%) T-SQL
12 109 (3.11%) C
13 75 (2.14%) PHP
14 64 (1.83%) Ruby
14 64 (1.83%) Bash Shell
15 63 (1.80%) Shell Script
16 60 (1.71%) VBA
17 54 (1.54%) PL/SQL
18 29 (0.83%) Objective-C
19 28 (0.80%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 456 (13.02%) Degree
2 438 (12.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 252 (7.20%) MCSE
4 170 (4.85%) Cisco Certification
5 154 (4.40%) MCITP
6 126 (3.60%) MCSA
7 113 (3.23%) MCP
8 102 (2.91%) CCNA
9 85 (2.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 82 (2.34%) Security Cleared
11 62 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
12 57 (1.63%) CISSP
13 56 (1.60%) CCNP
14 52 (1.48%) MCTS
15 43 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
16 38 (1.09%) SC Cleared
17 23 (0.66%) CCA
18 18 (0.51%) A+ Certification
18 18 (0.51%) CCSP
18 18 (0.51%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 201 (5.74%) SLA
2 137 (3.91%) QA
3 65 (1.86%) ISO 9001
4 41 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (0.69%) PCI DSS
6 20 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 15 (0.43%) COBIT
8 5 (0.14%) HL7
9 3 (0.086%) EMIR
10 2 (0.057%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.029%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.029%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.029%) GPG13
System Software
1 1253 (35.78%) Active Directory
2 607 (17.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 196 (5.60%) XenApp
4 186 (5.31%) Hyper-V
5 172 (4.91%) vSphere
6 158 (4.51%) VMware ESX
7 96 (2.74%) XenDesktop
8 82 (2.34%) Microsoft App-V
9 41 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
10 36 (1.03%) XenServer
11 33 (0.94%) UAG
12 28 (0.80%) MetaFrame
13 26 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
14 21 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 21 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
15 17 (0.49%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 16 (0.46%) Terminal Services
16 16 (0.46%) Xen
17 15 (0.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 15 (0.43%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 270 (7.71%) SCCM
2 132 (3.77%) SCOM
3 59 (1.68%) Puppet
4 58 (1.66%) Backup Exec
5 57 (1.63%) WSUS
6 52 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
7 50 (1.43%) Nagios
8 48 (1.37%) Tivoli
9 43 (1.23%) NetBackup
10 31 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
11 30 (0.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 24 (0.69%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 21 (0.60%) Control-M
14 20 (0.57%) Opsview
15 17 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
15 17 (0.49%) OpenView
15 17 (0.49%) Data Guard
16 15 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
17 14 (0.40%) SCOrch
18 13 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 1398 (39.92%) Microsoft
2 958 (27.36%) VMware
3 683 (19.50%) Citrix
4 500 (14.28%) Cisco
5 491 (14.02%) Oracle
6 286 (8.17%) HP
7 192 (5.48%) Red Hat
8 151 (4.31%) NetApp
9 133 (3.80%) EMC
10 121 (3.46%) Symantec
11 92 (2.63%) IBM
12 88 (2.51%) Bloomberg
13 78 (2.23%) Apple
14 75 (2.14%) Dell
15 65 (1.86%) Juniper
16 62 (1.77%) JBoss
17 60 (1.71%) SAP
18 57 (1.63%) Reuters
19 56 (1.60%) Sun
20 55 (1.57%) Sybase
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £95000 - £110000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 to £33000 per annum - Excellent Benefits and Environment
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
MBA Ltd
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £58000 per annum + excellent benefits + bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago