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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1292 1816 1621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.47% 13.98% 13.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.93% 52.38% 48.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 1624 1395
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
2441 3467 3354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.56% 26.70% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2128 3068 2963
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 30 June 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 30 June 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 1199 (40.96%) Microsoft
2 1025 (35.02%) Active Directory
3 1020 (34.85%) Finance
4 858 (29.31%) VMware
5 815 (27.84%) Linux
6 787 (26.89%) SQL
7 637 (21.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 593 (20.26%) ITIL
9 589 (20.12%) MS Exchange
10 575 (19.64%) MS Excel
11 564 (19.27%) SQL Server
12 522 (17.83%) Windows 7
13 516 (17.63%) Citrix
14 507 (17.32%) VMware Infrastructure
15 498 (17.01%) Cisco
16 481 (16.43%) MS Office
17 460 (15.72%) Windows Server 2012
18 417 (14.25%) DNS
19 401 (13.70%) Degree
20 370 (12.64%) Firewall
21 363 (12.40%) Banking
22 352 (12.03%) SAN
23 350 (11.96%) Windows Server 2003
24 347 (11.86%) UNIX
25 339 (11.58%) Microsoft Certification
26 314 (10.73%) Java
27 305 (10.42%) Oracle
28 298 (10.18%) TCP/IP
29 280 (9.57%) DHCP
30 279 (9.53%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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
1 589 (20.12%) MS Exchange
2 276 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 245 (8.37%) SharePoint
4 195 (6.66%) IIS
5 134 (4.58%) Lync
6 118 (4.03%) Apache
7 115 (3.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 111 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2013
9 107 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2007
10 93 (3.18%) Tomcat
11 71 (2.43%) WebSphere
12 59 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2003
13 44 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
14 37 (1.26%) WorkSite
15 36 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
16 35 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
17 33 (1.13%) JBoss
18 25 (0.85%) nginx
19 19 (0.65%) OpenStack
19 19 (0.65%) WebLogic
Applications
1 575 (19.64%) MS Excel
2 481 (16.43%) MS Office
3 27 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (0.85%) MS Project
5 23 (0.79%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 10 (0.34%) InfoPath
8 10 (0.34%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.24%) PowerPivot
10 6 (0.20%) InDesign
11 5 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (0.14%) GNU Octave
13 3 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
14 2 (0.068%) Acrobat
15 1 (0.034%) AutoCAD
15 1 (0.034%) Revit
15 1 (0.034%) SketchUp
15 1 (0.034%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 23 (0.79%) Dynamics GP
2 17 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.51%) SAP Business One
4 13 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
5 11 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 10 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
7 9 (0.31%) RMDS
8 5 (0.17%) ION MarketView
9 4 (0.14%) MetaTrader
9 4 (0.14%) assyst
9 4 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.10%) Eikon
11 2 (0.068%) IntelliMatch
11 2 (0.068%) Towers Watson Igloo
11 2 (0.068%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.068%) Magento
11 2 (0.068%) SimCorp Dimension
11 2 (0.068%) SAP CCM
11 2 (0.068%) WebTrends
11 2 (0.068%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 160 (5.47%) Office 365
2 91 (3.11%) Amazon AWS
3 73 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (1.16%) Mimecast
5 27 (0.92%) SaaS
6 15 (0.51%) IaaS
7 14 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (0.31%) PaaS
10 7 (0.24%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.24%) OneDrive
11 6 (0.20%) Google Apps
11 6 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.10%) Route 53
12 3 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.068%) Symantec.cloud
13 2 (0.068%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.068%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.068%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 417 (14.25%) DNS
2 370 (12.64%) Firewall
3 352 (12.03%) SAN
4 298 (10.18%) TCP/IP
5 280 (9.57%) DHCP
6 243 (8.30%) WAN
7 237 (8.10%) LAN
8 179 (6.12%) VPN
9 94 (3.21%) VoIP
10 88 (3.01%) NAS
11 71 (2.43%) Network Security
11 71 (2.43%) Internet
12 69 (2.36%) VLAN
13 65 (2.22%) Wireless
14 62 (2.12%) HTTP
15 46 (1.57%) MPLS
16 45 (1.54%) iSCSI
17 43 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
17 43 (1.47%) LDAP
18 37 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 564 (19.27%) SQL Server
2 138 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 125 (4.27%) MySQL
4 124 (4.24%) Relational Database
5 97 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 91 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 82 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
7 82 (2.80%) RDBMS
8 67 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 63 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 52 (1.78%) Oracle Database
11 47 (1.61%) NoSQL
12 28 (0.96%) DB2
13 27 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
14 25 (0.85%) MongoDB
15 24 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
16 23 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
16 23 (0.79%) Couchbase
17 19 (0.65%) Big Data
17 19 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 85 (2.90%) Git (software)
2 73 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 72 (2.46%) Visual Studio
4 68 (2.32%) Subversion
4 68 (2.32%) JIRA
5 65 (2.22%) Jenkins
6 46 (1.57%) Maven
7 32 (1.09%) JUnit
8 30 (1.02%) Cucumber
9 29 (0.99%) Mercurial
10 22 (0.75%) Mockito
11 20 (0.68%) TeamCity
12 19 (0.65%) Ant
13 16 (0.55%) MSI
13 16 (0.55%) Selenium
13 16 (0.55%) NUnit
14 15 (0.51%) FitNesse
15 14 (0.48%) SpecFlow
16 10 (0.34%) Emacs
16 10 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1020 (34.85%) Finance
2 363 (12.40%) Banking
3 169 (5.77%) Legal
4 157 (5.36%) Law
5 108 (3.69%) Front Office
6 104 (3.55%) Investment Banking
7 99 (3.38%) Financial Institution
8 88 (3.01%) Telecoms
9 87 (2.97%) Advertising
10 83 (2.84%) Retail
11 57 (1.95%) Marketing
12 45 (1.54%) Back Office
13 26 (0.89%) Manufacturing
14 21 (0.72%) Billing
15 16 (0.55%) Publishing
16 12 (0.41%) Electronics
17 10 (0.34%) Games
18 9 (0.31%) Mandarin Language
19 6 (0.20%) International Banking
20 4 (0.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 664 (22.69%) Analyst
2 366 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 285 (9.74%) Developer
4 232 (7.93%) Support Engineer
5 226 (7.72%) Administrator
6 165 (5.64%) Desktop Support
7 154 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
8 144 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 128 (4.37%) Applications Support
10 125 (4.27%) Consultant
11 113 (3.86%) IT Support
12 106 (3.62%) Technical Support
13 105 (3.59%) Architect
14 96 (3.28%) Service Analyst
14 96 (3.28%) 2nd Line Support
14 96 (3.28%) Service Desk Analyst
15 90 (3.07%) Systems Engineer
15 90 (3.07%) Desktop Analyst
16 86 (2.94%) Desktop Support Analyst
17 80 (2.73%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (8.44%) .NET
2 154 (5.26%) Web Services
3 150 (5.12%) HTML
4 102 (3.48%) XML
5 92 (3.14%) ASP.NET
6 76 (2.60%) CSS
7 50 (1.71%) FIX Protocol
8 46 (1.57%) WCF
9 43 (1.47%) .NET Framework
10 38 (1.30%) WinForms
11 35 (1.20%) RESTful
12 32 (1.09%) Ajax
13 31 (1.06%) WebSphere MQ
13 31 (1.06%) Middleware
14 29 (0.99%) jQuery
15 28 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC
16 26 (0.89%) SOAP
17 25 (0.85%) HTML5
17 25 (0.85%) RabbitMQ
18 23 (0.79%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 232 (7.93%) Blackberry
2 229 (7.82%) Data Centre
3 217 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 161 (5.50%) Management Information System
5 154 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 119 (4.07%) Hedge funds
7 94 (3.21%) Clustering
8 88 (3.01%) Replication
9 63 (2.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 62 (2.12%) Video Conferencing
11 56 (1.91%) iPhone
12 50 (1.71%) Mobile App
12 50 (1.71%) Derivative
13 42 (1.43%) Equities
13 42 (1.43%) Private Cloud
14 41 (1.40%) Fixed Income
15 40 (1.37%) Mathematics
16 38 (1.30%) Client/Server
16 38 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
17 34 (1.16%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 815 (27.84%) Linux
2 637 (21.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 522 (17.83%) Windows 7
4 460 (15.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 350 (11.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 347 (11.86%) UNIX
7 183 (6.25%) Windows XP
8 164 (5.60%) Windows 8
9 123 (4.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 116 (3.96%) Android
11 114 (3.89%) Apple iOS
12 56 (1.91%) Mac OS X
13 52 (1.78%) Debian
14 50 (1.71%) Windows Vista
15 46 (1.57%) Solaris
16 37 (1.26%) CentOS
17 34 (1.16%) Windows Mobile
18 31 (1.06%) Windows Phone
19 30 (1.02%) Mac OS
19 30 (1.02%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 593 (20.26%) ITIL
2 250 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
3 219 (7.48%) Service Delivery
4 195 (6.66%) Project Management
5 168 (5.74%) Service Management
6 126 (4.30%) Configuration Management
7 120 (4.10%) Information Security
8 118 (4.03%) Disaster Recovery
9 116 (3.96%) Mentoring
10 98 (3.35%) Migration
11 94 (3.21%) Business Continuity
12 93 (3.18%) DevOps
13 86 (2.94%) Scrum
13 86 (2.94%) Change Management
14 81 (2.77%) Multithreading
15 80 (2.73%) Time Management
16 76 (2.60%) TDD
17 74 (2.53%) OO
17 74 (2.53%) Software Engineering
18 73 (2.49%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 787 (26.89%) SQL
2 314 (10.73%) Java
3 279 (9.53%) PowerShell
4 207 (7.07%) C#
5 206 (7.04%) Python
6 154 (5.26%) JavaScript
7 141 (4.82%) C++
7 141 (4.82%) Bash Shell
8 139 (4.75%) Perl
9 102 (3.48%) C
10 80 (2.73%) T-SQL
11 70 (2.39%) VB
12 67 (2.29%) Ruby
13 63 (2.15%) Shell Script
14 62 (2.12%) VBA
15 48 (1.64%) PHP
16 29 (0.99%) VBScript
16 29 (0.99%) Scala
17 23 (0.79%) PL/SQL
18 19 (0.65%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 401 (13.70%) Degree
2 339 (11.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 253 (8.64%) MCSE
4 166 (5.67%) Cisco Certification
5 142 (4.85%) CCNA
6 102 (3.48%) MCP
7 100 (3.42%) MCITP
8 83 (2.84%) MCSA
9 79 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
10 68 (2.32%) Security Cleared
11 65 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 55 (1.88%) CCNP
13 51 (1.74%) MCTS
14 49 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
15 47 (1.61%) CCA
16 46 (1.57%) CISSP
17 26 (0.89%) MOS
18 23 (0.79%) SC Cleared
19 20 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 20 (0.68%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 215 (7.35%) SLA
2 89 (3.04%) QA
3 34 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (0.72%) COBIT
5 16 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 16 (0.55%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.10%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.068%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.034%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.034%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.034%) HL7
8 1 (0.034%) DICOM
System Software
1 1025 (35.02%) Active Directory
2 507 (17.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 216 (7.38%) Hyper-V
4 189 (6.46%) XenApp
5 143 (4.89%) vSphere
6 87 (2.97%) VMware ESX
7 69 (2.36%) XenDesktop
8 57 (1.95%) Microsoft App-V
9 55 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
10 34 (1.16%) XenServer
11 33 (1.13%) VMware Server
12 31 (1.06%) Terminal Services
13 28 (0.96%) Xen
14 21 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
14 21 (0.72%) NFS
15 20 (0.68%) vCloud
16 18 (0.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 15 (0.51%) Snort
18 14 (0.48%) EMC RecoverPoint
19 12 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 214 (7.31%) SCCM
2 113 (3.86%) SCOM
3 86 (2.94%) Puppet
4 85 (2.90%) Nagios
5 47 (1.61%) Tivoli
5 47 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
6 31 (1.06%) WSUS
7 29 (0.99%) Backup Exec
8 27 (0.92%) NetBackup
8 27 (0.92%) OpenView
8 27 (0.92%) AirWatch
9 25 (0.85%) Cacti
10 24 (0.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 23 (0.79%) ZABBIX
12 18 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 18 (0.61%) Ansible
13 17 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
14 16 (0.55%) SCVMM
15 15 (0.51%) SCOrch
16 12 (0.41%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1199 (40.96%) Microsoft
2 858 (29.31%) VMware
3 516 (17.63%) Citrix
4 498 (17.01%) Cisco
5 305 (10.42%) Oracle
6 243 (8.30%) HP
7 164 (5.60%) NetApp
8 157 (5.36%) Red Hat
9 120 (4.10%) EMC
10 101 (3.45%) Apple
11 86 (2.94%) Juniper
11 86 (2.94%) Symantec
12 74 (2.53%) Avaya
12 74 (2.53%) ServiceNow
13 69 (2.36%) IBM
14 62 (2.12%) CheckPoint
15 61 (2.08%) Reuters
16 59 (2.02%) Bloomberg
16 59 (2.02%) F5
17 55 (1.88%) Dell
City, London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Package Up to £65k (including performance bonus) + Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
GE Energy Management
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Pension (3% non-contributary)
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus (up to 20%) + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35 - £40 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago