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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1561 1561 1785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.16% 15.06% 16.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.88% 54.35% 57.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1385 1398 1618
Average salary £46,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.10% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,675
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
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
2697 2872 3098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.20% 27.70% 28.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2387 2472 2790
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £75,000
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 30 January 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 January 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 1496 (45.79%) Microsoft
2 1296 (39.67%) Active Directory
3 1070 (32.75%) Finance
4 986 (30.18%) VMware
5 839 (25.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 810 (24.79%) SQL
7 769 (23.54%) Linux
8 709 (21.70%) SQL Server
9 708 (21.67%) ITIL
10 698 (21.37%) Windows 7
11 688 (21.06%) MS Excel
12 687 (21.03%) MS Exchange
13 680 (20.81%) Citrix
14 605 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
15 563 (17.23%) MS Office
16 544 (16.65%) Cisco
17 498 (15.24%) DNS
18 468 (14.33%) Windows Server 2012
19 443 (13.56%) UNIX
20 433 (13.25%) Microsoft Certification
21 431 (13.19%) SAN
22 428 (13.10%) Windows Server 2003
22 428 (13.10%) Degree
23 410 (12.55%) Banking
24 378 (11.57%) DHCP
25 375 (11.48%) Firewall
26 370 (11.33%) Exchange Server 2010
27 352 (10.77%) TCP/IP
28 307 (9.40%) MCSE
29 306 (9.37%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 687 (21.03%) MS Exchange
2 370 (11.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 291 (8.91%) SharePoint
4 266 (8.14%) IIS
5 158 (4.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 125 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2013
7 121 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
8 120 (3.67%) Lync
9 105 (3.21%) Apache
9 105 (3.21%) Tomcat
10 99 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
11 56 (1.71%) WebSphere
12 43 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
12 43 (1.32%) IBM Notes
13 37 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
14 36 (1.10%) WorkSite
15 32 (0.98%) CMS
16 28 (0.86%) nginx
17 26 (0.80%) JBoss
18 21 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 688 (21.06%) MS Excel
2 563 (17.23%) MS Office
3 50 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 29 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 22 (0.67%) InfoPath
6 9 (0.28%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.18%) MS Project
8 5 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.092%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.061%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.031%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.031%) MODO
11 1 (0.031%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.031%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.031%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.031%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.031%) Maya
11 1 (0.031%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 34 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 16 (0.49%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 15 (0.46%) Eikon
5 14 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
6 12 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
7 7 (0.21%) RMDS
8 6 (0.18%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
8 6 (0.18%) Advent Moxy
9 5 (0.15%) Markit EDM
10 4 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
11 3 (0.092%) IntelliMatch
11 3 (0.092%) 3000 Xtra
11 3 (0.092%) SAP HCM
11 3 (0.092%) ION MarketView
11 3 (0.092%) Oracle EBS R12
11 3 (0.092%) SAP Business One
11 3 (0.092%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (0.092%) assyst
11 3 (0.092%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 145 (4.44%) Office 365
2 107 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (0.89%) SaaS
5 21 (0.64%) IaaS
6 20 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (0.58%) PaaS
8 13 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (0.28%) Amazon S3
10 8 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (0.21%) Google Apps
12 4 (0.12%) Joyent
13 3 (0.092%) Rackspace Cloud
14 2 (0.061%) Trello
14 2 (0.061%) Sumo Logic
15 1 (0.031%) GitHub
15 1 (0.031%) Heroku
15 1 (0.031%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 498 (15.24%) DNS
2 431 (13.19%) SAN
3 378 (11.57%) DHCP
4 375 (11.48%) Firewall
5 352 (10.77%) TCP/IP
6 261 (7.99%) LAN
7 255 (7.81%) WAN
8 254 (7.77%) VPN
9 120 (3.67%) Internet
10 111 (3.40%) VoIP
11 93 (2.85%) Cisco ASA
12 92 (2.82%) Wireless
13 81 (2.48%) NAS
14 80 (2.45%) Network Security
15 65 (1.99%) SSL
16 61 (1.87%) VLAN
17 60 (1.84%) MPLS
18 58 (1.78%) NetScaler
18 58 (1.78%) HTTP
19 50 (1.53%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 709 (21.70%) SQL Server
2 175 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 133 (4.07%) MySQL
4 117 (3.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 111 (3.40%) SQL Server 2005
6 106 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 90 (2.75%) Relational Database
8 65 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
9 62 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 57 (1.74%) DB2
10 57 (1.74%) Oracle Database
11 44 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
12 40 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
12 40 (1.22%) RDBMS
13 38 (1.16%) MongoDB
14 28 (0.86%) DTS
15 26 (0.80%) Hadoop
16 24 (0.73%) Big Data
17 22 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
17 22 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 86 (2.63%) JIRA
2 79 (2.42%) Subversion
3 76 (2.33%) Visual Studio
4 59 (1.81%) Jenkins
5 55 (1.68%) Git (software)
6 54 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 42 (1.29%) TeamCity
8 35 (1.07%) Selenium
9 29 (0.89%) WebDriver
10 23 (0.70%) Artifactory
11 22 (0.67%) JUnit
12 19 (0.58%) MSI
13 16 (0.49%) NUnit
13 16 (0.49%) SpecFlow
14 15 (0.46%) Cucumber
14 15 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 13 (0.40%) Maven
16 10 (0.31%) Mercurial
17 9 (0.28%) Ant
18 8 (0.24%) Serena SBM
General
1 1070 (32.75%) Finance
2 410 (12.55%) Banking
3 164 (5.02%) Law
4 156 (4.78%) Telecoms
5 128 (3.92%) Legal
6 111 (3.40%) Front Office
7 109 (3.34%) Advertising
8 100 (3.06%) Investment Banking
9 81 (2.48%) Financial Institution
10 65 (1.99%) Marketing
11 60 (1.84%) Back Office
12 56 (1.71%) Retail
13 23 (0.70%) Games
14 21 (0.64%) Manufacturing
15 20 (0.61%) Publishing
16 19 (0.58%) Electronics
17 18 (0.55%) Billing
18 12 (0.37%) Retail Banking
19 7 (0.21%) International Banking
20 6 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 755 (23.11%) Analyst
2 390 (11.94%) Support Analyst
3 307 (9.40%) Developer
4 300 (9.18%) Support Engineer
5 250 (7.65%) Administrator
6 174 (5.33%) Desktop Support
7 172 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 166 (5.08%) Systems Administrator
9 164 (5.02%) IT Support
10 147 (4.50%) Consultant
11 136 (4.16%) Team Leader
12 134 (4.10%) 2nd Line Support
12 134 (4.10%) Applications Support
13 130 (3.98%) Systems Engineer
14 120 (3.67%) Service Analyst
15 115 (3.52%) Service Desk Analyst
16 110 (3.37%) Architect
17 104 (3.18%) Technical Support
18 92 (2.82%) DBA
19 90 (2.75%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 306 (9.37%) .NET
2 170 (5.20%) HTML
3 150 (4.59%) Web Services
4 149 (4.56%) XML
5 135 (4.13%) ASP.NET
6 119 (3.64%) CSS
7 72 (2.20%) WCF
8 69 (2.11%) .NET Framework
9 67 (2.05%) jQuery
10 62 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 46 (1.41%) HTML5
12 43 (1.32%) Application Packaging
12 43 (1.32%) Ajax
13 42 (1.29%) Middleware
13 42 (1.29%) WPF
14 41 (1.25%) FIX Protocol
15 37 (1.13%) Spring
16 36 (1.10%) WinForms
16 36 (1.10%) JSON
17 32 (0.98%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 292 (8.94%) Blackberry
2 259 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
3 162 (4.96%) Clustering
4 160 (4.90%) Computer Science
5 113 (3.46%) Management Information System
6 88 (2.69%) Hedge funds
7 83 (2.54%) Replication
8 61 (1.87%) iPhone
9 48 (1.47%) Mobile App
10 44 (1.35%) Mathematics
11 42 (1.29%) Smartphone
12 41 (1.25%) User Experience
13 39 (1.19%) Client/Server
13 39 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
14 36 (1.10%) Derivative
15 34 (1.04%) Fat Client
15 34 (1.04%) Equities
15 34 (1.04%) Thin Client
15 34 (1.04%) Fixed Income
16 30 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 839 (25.68%) Windows Server 2008
2 769 (23.54%) Linux
3 698 (21.37%) Windows 7
4 468 (14.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 443 (13.56%) UNIX
6 428 (13.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 288 (8.82%) Windows XP
8 252 (7.71%) Windows 8
9 122 (3.73%) Android
10 115 (3.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 99 (3.03%) Solaris
12 92 (2.82%) Apple iOS
13 78 (2.39%) Windows Vista
14 73 (2.23%) Mac OS X
15 65 (1.99%) AIX
16 49 (1.50%) Ubuntu
17 42 (1.29%) Windows Phone
18 38 (1.16%) Mac OS
19 37 (1.13%) CentOS
20 32 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 708 (21.67%) ITIL
2 270 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
3 185 (5.66%) Project Management
4 153 (4.68%) Service Delivery
5 137 (4.19%) Service Management
6 132 (4.04%) Migration
7 131 (4.01%) Disaster Recovery
8 124 (3.80%) MVC
9 116 (3.55%) Information Security
10 114 (3.49%) Change Management
11 109 (3.34%) TDD
12 107 (3.28%) Configuration Management
13 97 (2.97%) OO
14 93 (2.85%) CRM
15 91 (2.79%) Mentoring
16 86 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
17 80 (2.45%) Release Management
18 75 (2.30%) E-Commerce
19 73 (2.23%) Programme Management
20 71 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 810 (24.79%) SQL
2 295 (9.03%) C#
3 294 (9.00%) PowerShell
4 269 (8.23%) Java
5 186 (5.69%) JavaScript
6 122 (3.73%) Python
7 116 (3.55%) Perl
8 97 (2.97%) C++
9 90 (2.75%) Bash Shell
10 86 (2.63%) VB
11 85 (2.60%) T-SQL
12 71 (2.17%) C
13 62 (1.90%) Ruby
14 55 (1.68%) VBScript
15 53 (1.62%) Shell Script
16 46 (1.41%) PHP
17 42 (1.29%) VBA
18 36 (1.10%) PL/SQL
19 17 (0.52%) Scala
20 16 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 433 (13.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 428 (13.10%) Degree
3 307 (9.40%) MCSE
4 202 (6.18%) Cisco Certification
5 154 (4.71%) MCP
6 147 (4.50%) MCITP
7 140 (4.29%) MCSA
8 129 (3.95%) CCNA
9 100 (3.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 85 (2.60%) Security Cleared
11 75 (2.30%) CCNP
12 74 (2.27%) MCTS
13 63 (1.93%) Citrix Certification
14 61 (1.87%) CISSP
15 60 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
16 44 (1.35%) CCA
17 35 (1.07%) SC Cleared
18 27 (0.83%) CISM
19 19 (0.58%) CISA
20 18 (0.55%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 213 (6.52%) SLA
2 75 (2.30%) QA
3 26 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 23 (0.70%) ISO 9001
5 20 (0.61%) COBIT
6 19 (0.58%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.18%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.031%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.031%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1296 (39.67%) Active Directory
2 605 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 246 (7.53%) XenApp
4 208 (6.37%) Hyper-V
5 180 (5.51%) vSphere
6 89 (2.72%) XenDesktop
7 86 (2.63%) VMware ESX
8 79 (2.42%) Microsoft App-V
9 63 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
10 45 (1.38%) XenServer
11 41 (1.25%) Terminal Services
12 35 (1.07%) Xen
13 32 (0.98%) NFS
14 28 (0.86%) VMware Server
15 19 (0.58%) KVM
15 19 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
16 18 (0.55%) UAG
16 18 (0.55%) vCloud
17 16 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 15 (0.46%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 247 (7.56%) SCCM
2 157 (4.81%) SCOM
3 57 (1.74%) Backup Exec
3 57 (1.74%) Nagios
4 53 (1.62%) Puppet
5 38 (1.16%) SCOrch
5 38 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
6 34 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
6 34 (1.04%) Tivoli
7 30 (0.92%) NetBackup
8 29 (0.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 28 (0.86%) WSUS
10 26 (0.80%) SCVMM
11 25 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
12 21 (0.64%) OpenView
13 20 (0.61%) XenMobile
14 17 (0.52%) WMI
15 15 (0.46%) HAProxy
16 14 (0.43%) Data Guard
16 14 (0.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 1496 (45.79%) Microsoft
2 986 (30.18%) VMware
3 680 (20.81%) Citrix
4 544 (16.65%) Cisco
5 292 (8.94%) Oracle
6 288 (8.82%) HP
7 179 (5.48%) NetApp
8 170 (5.20%) Red Hat
9 145 (4.44%) EMC
10 112 (3.43%) Juniper
11 104 (3.18%) Symantec
12 88 (2.69%) Bloomberg
13 84 (2.57%) Reuters
14 82 (2.51%) IBM
15 81 (2.48%) Apple
16 76 (2.33%) Dell
17 68 (2.08%) CheckPoint
18 54 (1.65%) Avaya
19 49 (1.50%) AppSense
20 46 (1.41%) Lotus
City, London
LA International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
PAW Associates
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum C£35k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Good package
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus (25%) + Exceptional Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Package + OTE
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago