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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1563 1695 1627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.84% 13.57% 13.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.00% 51.79% 55.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1384 1532 1417
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £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
2742 3273 2930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.03% 26.20% 24.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2375 2885 2616
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 1364 (43.80%) Microsoft
2 1248 (40.08%) Active Directory
3 1016 (32.63%) Finance
4 955 (30.67%) VMware
5 813 (26.11%) SQL
6 790 (25.37%) Linux
7 749 (24.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 682 (21.90%) ITIL
9 645 (20.71%) MS Exchange
10 629 (20.20%) MS Excel
11 617 (19.81%) Citrix
12 613 (19.69%) SQL Server
13 611 (19.62%) Windows 7
14 594 (19.08%) VMware Infrastructure
15 575 (18.46%) Cisco
16 529 (16.99%) MS Office
17 476 (15.29%) Windows Server 2012
18 463 (14.87%) DNS
19 429 (13.78%) Firewall
20 427 (13.71%) Microsoft Certification
21 420 (13.49%) Windows Server 2003
22 399 (12.81%) SAN
23 389 (12.49%) Degree
24 380 (12.20%) Banking
25 354 (11.37%) UNIX
26 325 (10.44%) DHCP
27 322 (10.34%) MCSE
28 321 (10.31%) Exchange Server 2010
29 319 (10.24%) TCP/IP
30 293 (9.41%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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
1 645 (20.71%) MS Exchange
2 321 (10.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 253 (8.12%) SharePoint
4 195 (6.26%) IIS
5 144 (4.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 131 (4.21%) Lync
6 131 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2013
7 126 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 96 (3.08%) Apache
9 83 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
10 80 (2.57%) Tomcat
11 64 (2.06%) WebSphere
12 49 (1.57%) WorkSite
13 42 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
14 29 (0.93%) nginx
15 25 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
16 24 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
17 21 (0.67%) IBM Notes
18 14 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
19 12 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 629 (20.20%) MS Excel
2 529 (16.99%) MS Office
3 31 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (0.87%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.51%) MS Project
6 14 (0.45%) InfoPath
7 8 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.16%) PowerPivot
9 4 (0.13%) GNU Octave
10 3 (0.096%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.096%) InDesign
11 2 (0.064%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.032%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 18 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 18 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.48%) Dynamics GP
2 15 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
3 12 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
4 11 (0.35%) RMDS
5 10 (0.32%) SAP Business One
5 10 (0.32%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 7 (0.22%) Eikon
6 7 (0.22%) ION MarketView
7 6 (0.19%) MetaTrader
8 4 (0.13%) assyst
9 3 (0.096%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.064%) Front Arena
10 2 (0.064%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.064%) IntelliMatch
11 1 (0.032%) Markit EDM
11 1 (0.032%) SAP BPC
11 1 (0.032%) SAP HCM
11 1 (0.032%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 162 (5.20%) Office 365
2 89 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 82 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (0.87%) Mimecast
5 22 (0.71%) IaaS
6 20 (0.64%) SaaS
7 11 (0.35%) PaaS
8 10 (0.32%) Google Apps
9 9 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
10 8 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.22%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.19%) OneDrive
13 5 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.096%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (0.096%) Route 53
15 2 (0.064%) Rackspace Cloud
15 2 (0.064%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 2 (0.064%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 463 (14.87%) DNS
2 429 (13.78%) Firewall
3 399 (12.81%) SAN
4 325 (10.44%) DHCP
5 319 (10.24%) TCP/IP
6 274 (8.80%) LAN
7 270 (8.67%) WAN
8 230 (7.39%) VPN
9 112 (3.60%) VoIP
10 106 (3.40%) Internet
11 97 (3.11%) Network Security
12 88 (2.83%) Wireless
13 77 (2.47%) VLAN
14 73 (2.34%) NAS
15 68 (2.18%) HTTP
16 60 (1.93%) MPLS
17 53 (1.70%) iSCSI
18 51 (1.64%) NetScaler
19 50 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
20 48 (1.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 613 (19.69%) SQL Server
2 148 (4.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 133 (4.27%) MySQL
4 113 (3.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 99 (3.18%) Relational Database
6 96 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 93 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 71 (2.28%) SQL Server 2012
9 57 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 49 (1.57%) RDBMS
11 47 (1.51%) Oracle Database
12 39 (1.25%) NoSQL
13 31 (1.00%) DB2
14 29 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
15 28 (0.90%) MongoDB
16 25 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
17 23 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
18 19 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
18 19 (0.61%) Big Data
19 18 (0.58%) DTS
Development Applications
1 66 (2.12%) Visual Studio
1 66 (2.12%) JIRA
2 63 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 57 (1.83%) Git (software)
3 57 (1.83%) Jenkins
4 53 (1.70%) Subversion
5 26 (0.83%) JUnit
6 24 (0.77%) Maven
7 22 (0.71%) Selenium
7 22 (0.71%) Cucumber
8 21 (0.67%) Mercurial
9 19 (0.61%) TeamCity
9 19 (0.61%) MSI
10 14 (0.45%) WebDriver
11 13 (0.42%) Mockito
12 12 (0.39%) SpecFlow
12 12 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 11 (0.35%) Artifactory
14 10 (0.32%) NUnit
15 9 (0.29%) Xcode
General
1 1016 (32.63%) Finance
2 380 (12.20%) Banking
3 183 (5.88%) Law
4 176 (5.65%) Legal
5 123 (3.95%) Financial Institution
6 119 (3.82%) Investment Banking
7 113 (3.63%) Telecoms
8 110 (3.53%) Advertising
9 104 (3.34%) Front Office
10 74 (2.38%) Retail
11 65 (2.09%) Marketing
12 56 (1.80%) Back Office
13 32 (1.03%) Manufacturing
14 21 (0.67%) Publishing
15 20 (0.64%) Billing
16 18 (0.58%) Electronics
17 16 (0.51%) Games
18 9 (0.29%) International Banking
19 7 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
20 6 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 736 (23.64%) Analyst
2 411 (13.20%) Support Analyst
3 274 (8.80%) Support Engineer
4 241 (7.74%) Developer
5 238 (7.64%) Administrator
6 193 (6.20%) Desktop Support
7 163 (5.23%) Consultant
8 162 (5.20%) Systems Administrator
9 160 (5.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 137 (4.40%) IT Support
11 121 (3.89%) Architect
12 118 (3.79%) Applications Support
13 114 (3.66%) Technical Support
14 113 (3.63%) Systems Engineer
15 112 (3.60%) 2nd Line Support
16 107 (3.44%) Desktop Analyst
17 103 (3.31%) Service Analyst
17 103 (3.31%) Desktop Support Analyst
18 101 (3.24%) Service Desk Analyst
19 83 (2.67%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (7.93%) .NET
2 133 (4.27%) HTML
3 123 (3.95%) Web Services
4 96 (3.08%) ASP.NET
5 92 (2.95%) XML
6 75 (2.41%) CSS
7 55 (1.77%) WCF
8 46 (1.48%) .NET Framework
9 41 (1.32%) jQuery
10 34 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 34 (1.09%) WinForms
11 31 (1.00%) FIX Protocol
12 28 (0.90%) RESTful
13 26 (0.83%) HTML5
13 26 (0.83%) WPF
14 25 (0.80%) WebSphere MQ
15 24 (0.77%) Middleware
16 23 (0.74%) Entity Framework
17 22 (0.71%) Ajax
18 21 (0.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 270 (8.67%) Blackberry
2 191 (6.13%) Computer Science
3 171 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
4 145 (4.66%) Management Information System
5 123 (3.95%) Hedge funds
6 112 (3.60%) Clustering
7 99 (3.18%) Replication
8 55 (1.77%) iPhone
9 53 (1.70%) Video Conferencing
10 50 (1.61%) Private Cloud
11 46 (1.48%) Open Source
12 45 (1.45%) Mobile App
13 42 (1.35%) Client/Server
14 40 (1.28%) Equities
15 37 (1.19%) Fixed Income
16 35 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 35 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
17 33 (1.06%) Thin Client
17 33 (1.06%) Fat Client
18 31 (1.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 790 (25.37%) Linux
2 749 (24.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 611 (19.62%) Windows 7
4 476 (15.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 420 (13.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 354 (11.37%) UNIX
7 241 (7.74%) Windows XP
8 209 (6.71%) Windows 8
9 112 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 107 (3.44%) Android
11 104 (3.34%) Apple iOS
12 72 (2.31%) Windows Vista
13 56 (1.80%) Solaris
14 55 (1.77%) Mac OS X
15 40 (1.28%) Ubuntu
15 40 (1.28%) CentOS
16 39 (1.25%) Debian
17 37 (1.19%) Mac OS
18 35 (1.12%) Windows Mobile
19 33 (1.06%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 682 (21.90%) ITIL
2 241 (7.74%) Agile Software Development
3 233 (7.48%) Service Delivery
4 196 (6.29%) Project Management
5 178 (5.72%) Service Management
6 146 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 137 (4.40%) Information Security
8 125 (4.01%) Configuration Management
9 117 (3.76%) Migration
10 104 (3.34%) Business Continuity
10 104 (3.34%) Mentoring
11 99 (3.18%) Change Management
12 90 (2.89%) CRM
13 86 (2.76%) DevOps
14 81 (2.60%) TDD
15 78 (2.50%) PRINCE2
15 78 (2.50%) Time Management
16 76 (2.44%) MVC
17 74 (2.38%) Scrum
18 72 (2.31%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 813 (26.11%) SQL
2 286 (9.18%) PowerShell
3 231 (7.42%) Java
4 206 (6.62%) C#
5 168 (5.39%) Python
6 155 (4.98%) Perl
7 150 (4.82%) JavaScript
8 115 (3.69%) Bash Shell
9 80 (2.57%) C++
10 79 (2.54%) T-SQL
11 72 (2.31%) C
12 68 (2.18%) Ruby
13 53 (1.70%) VB
14 45 (1.45%) VBScript
15 43 (1.38%) VBA
15 43 (1.38%) Shell Script
16 39 (1.25%) PHP
17 28 (0.90%) Scala
18 25 (0.80%) PL/SQL
19 15 (0.48%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 427 (13.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 389 (12.49%) Degree
3 322 (10.34%) MCSE
4 197 (6.33%) Cisco Certification
5 152 (4.88%) CCNA
6 143 (4.59%) MCP
7 129 (4.14%) MCITP
8 113 (3.63%) MCSA
9 84 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 78 (2.50%) MCTS
11 77 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
12 76 (2.44%) Security Cleared
13 71 (2.28%) Citrix Certification
14 70 (2.25%) CCNP
15 63 (2.02%) CISSP
16 56 (1.80%) CCA
17 32 (1.03%) CISM
18 27 (0.87%) SC Cleared
19 23 (0.74%) MCDST
20 20 (0.64%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 235 (7.55%) SLA
2 82 (2.63%) QA
3 39 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (0.71%) PCI DSS
5 20 (0.64%) COBIT
5 20 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.29%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.064%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.032%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.032%) HL7
8 1 (0.032%) DICOM
8 1 (0.032%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1248 (40.08%) Active Directory
2 594 (19.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 243 (7.80%) Hyper-V
4 239 (7.68%) XenApp
5 149 (4.78%) vSphere
6 89 (2.86%) XenDesktop
7 79 (2.54%) VMware ESX
8 75 (2.41%) Microsoft App-V
9 64 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
10 46 (1.48%) XenServer
11 40 (1.28%) Terminal Services
12 38 (1.22%) Xen
13 31 (1.00%) VMware Server
14 29 (0.93%) NFS
15 22 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
15 22 (0.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 21 (0.67%) vCloud
17 19 (0.61%) Snort
18 15 (0.48%) ISA Server
19 14 (0.45%) UAG
Systems Management
1 244 (7.84%) SCCM
2 141 (4.53%) SCOM
3 75 (2.41%) Nagios
4 69 (2.22%) Puppet
5 44 (1.41%) Backup Exec
6 41 (1.32%) Tivoli
7 40 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
8 36 (1.16%) WSUS
9 31 (1.00%) NetBackup
10 29 (0.93%) SCOrch
11 27 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
11 27 (0.87%) OpenView
12 23 (0.74%) SCVMM
12 23 (0.74%) AirWatch
13 22 (0.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 21 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
15 19 (0.61%) ZABBIX
15 19 (0.61%) Cacti
15 19 (0.61%) WMI
16 18 (0.58%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 1364 (43.80%) Microsoft
2 955 (30.67%) VMware
3 617 (19.81%) Citrix
4 575 (18.46%) Cisco
5 293 (9.41%) HP
6 251 (8.06%) Oracle
7 186 (5.97%) NetApp
8 153 (4.91%) Red Hat
9 136 (4.37%) EMC
10 116 (3.73%) Symantec
11 107 (3.44%) Juniper
12 102 (3.28%) Apple
13 82 (2.63%) Avaya
14 78 (2.50%) CheckPoint
15 71 (2.28%) Reuters
16 67 (2.15%) Dell
17 66 (2.12%) ServiceNow
18 56 (1.80%) Bloomberg
18 56 (1.80%) AppSense
19 54 (1.73%) IBM
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