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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1257 1707 1527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.90% 14.55% 12.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.60% 53.58% 47.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1069 1497 1364
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,900 £68,400 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
2436 3186 3222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.99% 27.16% 27.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2089 2806 2889
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 31 August 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 31 August 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.

1 954 (36.96%) Finance
2 939 (36.38%) Microsoft
3 804 (31.15%) Active Directory
4 790 (30.61%) Linux
5 711 (27.55%) SQL
6 706 (27.35%) VMware
7 555 (21.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 500 (19.37%) SQL Server
8 500 (19.37%) ITIL
9 468 (18.13%) MS Excel
10 444 (17.20%) MS Exchange
11 428 (16.58%) Windows 7
12 417 (16.16%) VMware Infrastructure
13 405 (15.69%) Degree
14 402 (15.58%) Citrix
15 398 (15.42%) Windows Server 2012
16 396 (15.34%) MS Office
17 380 (14.72%) Cisco
18 357 (13.83%) Java
19 353 (13.68%) DNS
20 351 (13.60%) UNIX
21 350 (13.56%) Banking
22 317 (12.28%) Firewall
23 304 (11.78%) TCP/IP
24 301 (11.66%) Windows Server 2003
25 294 (11.39%) Oracle
26 276 (10.69%) Agile Software Development
27 264 (10.23%) .NET
28 258 (10.00%) DHCP
28 258 (10.00%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
1 444 (17.20%) MS Exchange
2 196 (7.59%) IIS
3 192 (7.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 163 (6.32%) SharePoint
5 132 (5.11%) Apache
6 128 (4.96%) Lync
7 104 (4.03%) Tomcat
8 102 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
9 77 (2.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 65 (2.52%) WebSphere
10 65 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2007
11 51 (1.98%) JBoss
12 44 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2003
13 40 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
14 31 (1.20%) WebLogic
15 30 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
16 27 (1.05%) Confluence
17 24 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
18 19 (0.74%) WorkSite
19 17 (0.66%) OpenStack
Applications
1 468 (18.13%) MS Excel
2 396 (15.34%) MS Office
3 32 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (0.85%) MS Project
5 20 (0.77%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 11 (0.43%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.27%) PowerPivot
9 6 (0.23%) InDesign
9 6 (0.23%) InfoPath
10 5 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.15%) Acrobat
12 3 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.077%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.039%) Revit
14 1 (0.039%) SketchUp
14 1 (0.039%) Final Cut Pro
14 1 (0.039%) GNU Octave
14 1 (0.039%) Maya
Business Applications
1 24 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.50%) SAP Business One
3 12 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
4 11 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
5 10 (0.39%) MetaTrader
6 9 (0.35%) thinkFolio
7 8 (0.31%) Sentinel
8 5 (0.19%) Markit EDM
8 5 (0.19%) RMDS
8 5 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.12%) Eikon
10 3 (0.12%) IntelliMatch
10 3 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.077%) Oracle ERP
11 2 (0.077%) SimCorp Dimension
11 2 (0.077%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.077%) Magento
12 1 (0.039%) ACBS
12 1 (0.039%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 146 (5.66%) Office 365
2 104 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
3 57 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (1.12%) SaaS
5 27 (1.05%) Mimecast
6 15 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (0.43%) IaaS
9 9 (0.35%) PaaS
10 5 (0.19%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.19%) Google Apps
10 5 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (0.15%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.077%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.077%) Dropbox
13 2 (0.077%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.077%) Datadog
14 1 (0.039%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 353 (13.68%) DNS
2 317 (12.28%) Firewall
3 304 (11.78%) TCP/IP
4 258 (10.00%) DHCP
4 258 (10.00%) SAN
5 206 (7.98%) LAN
6 194 (7.52%) WAN
7 139 (5.39%) VPN
8 75 (2.91%) NAS
9 74 (2.87%) VoIP
10 73 (2.83%) Internet
11 64 (2.48%) Network Security
12 60 (2.32%) VLAN
13 58 (2.25%) Wireless
14 43 (1.67%) LDAP
15 41 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
16 39 (1.51%) HTTP
17 33 (1.28%) iSCSI
17 33 (1.28%) MPLS
17 33 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 500 (19.37%) SQL Server
2 127 (4.92%) MySQL
3 113 (4.38%) Relational Database
4 105 (4.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 79 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 76 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 75 (2.91%) RDBMS
8 64 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 55 (2.13%) Oracle Database
10 53 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
11 46 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 45 (1.74%) NoSQL
13 32 (1.24%) MongoDB
14 31 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
15 29 (1.12%) Big Data
16 25 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
16 25 (0.97%) DB2
17 24 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
17 24 (0.93%) Couchbase
18 19 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 105 (4.07%) Git (software)
2 99 (3.84%) Jenkins
3 91 (3.53%) Subversion
4 88 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 69 (2.67%) JIRA
6 59 (2.29%) Maven
7 58 (2.25%) Visual Studio
8 50 (1.94%) Cucumber
9 41 (1.59%) FitNesse
10 40 (1.55%) JUnit
11 37 (1.43%) SpecFlow
12 36 (1.39%) TeamCity
12 36 (1.39%) Mercurial
13 34 (1.32%) Mockito
14 24 (0.93%) Ant
14 24 (0.93%) Selenium
15 23 (0.89%) NUnit
16 16 (0.62%) MSI
17 14 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
18 10 (0.39%) Emacs
General
1 954 (36.96%) Finance
2 350 (13.56%) Banking
3 127 (4.92%) Legal
4 117 (4.53%) Law
5 107 (4.15%) Front Office
6 87 (3.37%) Retail
7 84 (3.25%) Telecoms
8 71 (2.75%) Investment Banking
9 67 (2.60%) Back Office
10 61 (2.36%) Financial Institution
11 53 (2.05%) Advertising
12 49 (1.90%) Marketing
13 21 (0.81%) Manufacturing
14 13 (0.50%) Games
15 12 (0.46%) Billing
16 10 (0.39%) Publishing
16 10 (0.39%) Electronics
17 7 (0.27%) Mandarin Language
18 6 (0.23%) International Banking
18 6 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 580 (22.47%) Analyst
2 313 (12.13%) Support Analyst
3 305 (11.82%) Developer
4 205 (7.94%) Support Engineer
5 202 (7.83%) Administrator
6 137 (5.31%) Desktop Support
7 134 (5.19%) Systems Administrator
8 131 (5.08%) Applications Support
9 110 (4.26%) IT Support
10 105 (4.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 102 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support
12 87 (3.37%) Architect
13 86 (3.33%) Technical Support
14 83 (3.22%) Service Desk Analyst
15 81 (3.14%) Senior Developer
15 81 (3.14%) Consultant
15 81 (3.14%) Service Analyst
16 79 (3.06%) Applications Support Analyst
17 70 (2.71%) Systems Engineer
18 67 (2.60%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (10.23%) .NET
2 167 (6.47%) Web Services
3 130 (5.04%) HTML
4 90 (3.49%) ASP.NET
5 83 (3.22%) XML
6 72 (2.79%) CSS
7 65 (2.52%) FIX Protocol
8 56 (2.17%) Middleware
9 46 (1.78%) RESTful
10 39 (1.51%) Gherkin
11 37 (1.43%) jQuery
12 36 (1.39%) WCF
12 36 (1.39%) HTML5
13 34 (1.32%) Ajax
14 31 (1.20%) Spring
14 31 (1.20%) WebSphere MQ
15 30 (1.16%) .NET Framework
15 30 (1.16%) RabbitMQ
16 29 (1.12%) REST
17 28 (1.08%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 209 (8.10%) Data Centre
2 207 (8.02%) Computer Science
3 168 (6.51%) Blackberry
3 168 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
4 156 (6.04%) Management Information System
5 101 (3.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 86 (3.33%) Hedge funds
7 83 (3.22%) Derivative
8 79 (3.06%) Replication
9 68 (2.63%) Clustering
10 56 (2.17%) Equities
11 53 (2.05%) Video Conferencing
12 52 (2.01%) Client/Server
13 50 (1.94%) Fixed Income
14 46 (1.78%) iPhone
15 40 (1.55%) Mathematics
16 31 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
16 31 (1.20%) Mobile App
17 29 (1.12%) Statistics
18 28 (1.08%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 790 (30.61%) Linux
2 555 (21.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 428 (16.58%) Windows 7
4 398 (15.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 351 (13.60%) UNIX
6 301 (11.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 136 (5.27%) Windows 8
8 117 (4.53%) Windows XP
9 111 (4.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 102 (3.95%) Android
11 90 (3.49%) Apple iOS
12 69 (2.67%) Solaris
13 50 (1.94%) Debian
14 43 (1.67%) Mac OS X
15 38 (1.47%) CentOS
16 36 (1.39%) AIX
17 29 (1.12%) Windows Phone
18 28 (1.08%) Windows Mobile
19 25 (0.97%) Ubuntu
20 22 (0.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 500 (19.37%) ITIL
2 276 (10.69%) Agile Software Development
3 178 (6.90%) Project Management
4 148 (5.73%) Service Delivery
5 124 (4.80%) DevOps
6 122 (4.73%) Mentoring
7 115 (4.46%) Service Management
8 114 (4.42%) SDLC
9 107 (4.15%) Configuration Management
10 98 (3.80%) Information Security
11 91 (3.53%) Multithreading
12 86 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
12 86 (3.33%) Migration
13 83 (3.22%) Scrum
14 82 (3.18%) OO
15 81 (3.14%) Change Management
16 78 (3.02%) Incident Management
17 77 (2.98%) TDD
18 74 (2.87%) Continuous Integration
19 73 (2.83%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 711 (27.55%) SQL
2 357 (13.83%) Java
3 256 (9.92%) PowerShell
4 223 (8.64%) C#
5 215 (8.33%) Python
6 167 (6.47%) C++
7 146 (5.66%) JavaScript
8 143 (5.54%) Perl
9 131 (5.08%) Bash Shell
10 110 (4.26%) C
11 78 (3.02%) Shell Script
12 69 (2.67%) VB
13 65 (2.52%) VBA
14 64 (2.48%) T-SQL
15 61 (2.36%) PHP
16 60 (2.32%) Ruby
17 31 (1.20%) Scala
17 31 (1.20%) VBScript
18 29 (1.12%) PL/SQL
19 16 (0.62%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 405 (15.69%) Degree
2 228 (8.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 151 (5.85%) MCSE
4 128 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
5 108 (4.18%) CCNA
6 85 (3.29%) ITIL Certification
7 73 (2.83%) MCSA
8 68 (2.63%) Security Cleared
9 67 (2.60%) MCITP
10 59 (2.29%) MCP
11 47 (1.82%) CCNP
12 41 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 30 (1.16%) MCTS
14 29 (1.12%) SC Cleared
15 26 (1.01%) CISSP
16 24 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 23 (0.89%) MOS
18 21 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
19 20 (0.77%) PhD
20 18 (0.70%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (6.16%) SLA
2 121 (4.69%) QA
3 28 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (0.77%) COBIT
5 19 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (0.58%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.43%) MiFID
8 7 (0.27%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.15%) FISMA
10 1 (0.039%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.039%) HL7
10 1 (0.039%) DICOM
System Software
1 804 (31.15%) Active Directory
2 417 (16.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 162 (6.28%) Hyper-V
4 126 (4.88%) XenApp
5 102 (3.95%) vSphere
6 79 (3.06%) VMware ESX
7 53 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
8 40 (1.55%) XenDesktop
9 32 (1.24%) VMware Server
10 31 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
11 27 (1.05%) XenServer
12 20 (0.77%) vCloud
13 17 (0.66%) Terminal Services
14 15 (0.58%) iptables
14 15 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
15 14 (0.54%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 12 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
17 10 (0.39%) Terminal Server
17 10 (0.39%) NFS
18 9 (0.35%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 180 (6.97%) SCCM
2 109 (4.22%) Puppet
3 79 (3.06%) SCOM
4 74 (2.87%) Nagios
5 64 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
6 44 (1.70%) Backup Exec
7 40 (1.55%) Tivoli
8 24 (0.93%) WSUS
8 24 (0.93%) Ansible
9 21 (0.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 21 (0.81%) ZABBIX
10 18 (0.70%) NetBackup
10 18 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
11 16 (0.62%) AirWatch
11 16 (0.62%) Cacti
12 15 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
13 14 (0.54%) OpenView
14 13 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 10 (0.39%) Data Guard
16 9 (0.35%) Salt
Vendors
1 939 (36.38%) Microsoft
2 706 (27.35%) VMware
3 402 (15.58%) Citrix
4 380 (14.72%) Cisco
5 294 (11.39%) Oracle
6 185 (7.17%) HP
7 158 (6.12%) Red Hat
8 113 (4.38%) NetApp
9 91 (3.53%) EMC
10 90 (3.49%) IBM
11 68 (2.63%) Symantec
12 65 (2.52%) Apple
13 59 (2.29%) Dell
14 57 (2.21%) Bloomberg
15 55 (2.13%) Juniper
16 54 (2.09%) Sybase
17 52 (2.01%) CheckPoint
18 50 (1.94%) Avaya
19 46 (1.78%) F5
20 43 (1.67%) ServiceNow
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £23500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £4500000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus/pension/training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £37000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lewis Paige
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago