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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1728 1528 1762
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.55% 12.92% 13.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.71% 47.38% 50.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1516 1364 1615
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 £69,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
3217 3225 3456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 27.09% 27.27% 26.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2835 2891 3205
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 29 August 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 29 August 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 1354 (39.09%) Microsoft
2 1234 (35.62%) Active Directory
3 1211 (34.96%) Finance
4 936 (27.02%) SQL Server
5 923 (26.65%) VMware
6 915 (26.41%) SQL
7 869 (25.09%) Linux
8 796 (22.98%) Windows Server 2008
9 707 (20.41%) ITIL
10 663 (19.14%) MS Exchange
11 661 (19.08%) MS Excel
12 660 (19.05%) Citrix
13 597 (17.23%) Windows 7
14 591 (17.06%) VMware Infrastructure
15 562 (16.22%) MS Office
16 539 (15.56%) UNIX
17 527 (15.21%) Banking
18 487 (14.06%) Oracle
19 485 (14.00%) Cisco
20 448 (12.93%) Degree
21 441 (12.73%) .NET
22 430 (12.41%) Microsoft Certification
23 429 (12.38%) Windows Server 2003
24 410 (11.84%) SAN
25 407 (11.75%) Windows Server 2012
26 403 (11.63%) IIS
27 402 (11.61%) C#
28 398 (11.49%) DNS
29 374 (10.80%) Java
30 360 (10.39%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 663 (19.14%) MS Exchange
2 403 (11.63%) IIS
3 342 (9.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 294 (8.49%) SharePoint
5 176 (5.08%) Tomcat
6 152 (4.39%) Apache
7 148 (4.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 132 (3.81%) Lync
9 113 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2007
10 97 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2013
11 89 (2.57%) BizTalk Server
12 83 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2003
13 82 (2.37%) WebSphere
14 57 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
15 55 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
16 42 (1.21%) IBM Notes
17 38 (1.10%) CMS
18 22 (0.64%) Umbraco
19 21 (0.61%) WebLogic
19 21 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 661 (19.08%) MS Excel
2 562 (16.22%) MS Office
3 47 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 36 (1.04%) Photoshop
5 22 (0.64%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.35%) MS Project
7 10 (0.29%) InfoPath
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 (0.12%) Blender
12 4 (0.12%) InDesign
13 2 (0.058%) SPSS
13 2 (0.058%) 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 50 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 14 (0.40%) SAP Business One
4 13 (0.38%) Markit EDM
5 11 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
6 9 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
6 9 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
8 7 (0.20%) Maximo
8 7 (0.20%) Adaptiv
9 6 (0.17%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
9 6 (0.17%) Advent Moxy
10 5 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
10 5 (0.14%) IntelliMatch
11 4 (0.12%) Eikon
11 4 (0.12%) ION MarketView
11 4 (0.12%) 3000 Xtra
11 4 (0.12%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
11 4 (0.12%) Bloomberg TOMS
12 3 (0.087%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 115 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 106 (3.06%) Office 365
3 76 (2.19%) SaaS
4 46 (1.33%) PaaS
5 44 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
6 37 (1.07%) IaaS
7 35 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
8 25 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.20%) Joyent
10 5 (0.14%) Rackspace Cloud
11 4 (0.12%) GitHub
12 3 (0.087%) Google Apps
12 3 (0.087%) Heroku
12 3 (0.087%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.029%) ElastiCache
13 1 (0.029%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 410 (11.84%) SAN
2 398 (11.49%) DNS
3 360 (10.39%) Firewall
4 342 (9.87%) TCP/IP
5 284 (8.20%) LAN
6 282 (8.14%) DHCP
7 264 (7.62%) WAN
8 184 (5.31%) VPN
9 141 (4.07%) Internet
10 104 (3.00%) VoIP
11 88 (2.54%) NAS
12 76 (2.19%) Cisco ASA
13 73 (2.11%) HTTP
14 65 (1.88%) LDAP
15 62 (1.79%) Network Security
16 57 (1.65%) FTP
17 56 (1.62%) Wireless
18 55 (1.59%) VLAN
19 54 (1.56%) Intranet
20 51 (1.47%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 936 (27.02%) SQL Server
2 229 (6.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 150 (4.33%) MySQL
4 141 (4.07%) SQL Server 2005
5 131 (3.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 109 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 106 (3.06%) Relational Database
8 97 (2.80%) Oracle Database
9 59 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 58 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
11 57 (1.65%) RDBMS
12 55 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
13 35 (1.01%) MongoDB
14 33 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
15 31 (0.89%) DB2
16 30 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
17 26 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
18 23 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
19 22 (0.64%) DTS
20 20 (0.58%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 108 (3.12%) Subversion
2 90 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 89 (2.57%) JIRA
4 75 (2.17%) Visual Studio
5 61 (1.76%) Jenkins
6 54 (1.56%) TeamCity
7 53 (1.53%) NUnit
7 53 (1.53%) Git (software)
8 51 (1.47%) MSI
9 39 (1.13%) Selenium
10 33 (0.95%) Eclipse
11 30 (0.87%) JUnit
12 25 (0.72%) Xcode
13 24 (0.69%) WebDriver
13 24 (0.69%) Hudson
14 23 (0.66%) FitNesse
14 23 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 20 (0.58%) Maven
16 18 (0.52%) Cucumber
16 18 (0.52%) SpecFlow
General
1 1211 (34.96%) Finance
2 527 (15.21%) Banking
3 170 (4.91%) Law
4 145 (4.19%) Telecoms
4 145 (4.19%) Investment Banking
5 118 (3.41%) Front Office
6 112 (3.23%) Legal
7 103 (2.97%) Advertising
8 86 (2.48%) Marketing
9 82 (2.37%) Retail
10 77 (2.22%) Financial Institution
11 65 (1.88%) Back Office
12 41 (1.18%) Games
13 26 (0.75%) Electronics
14 21 (0.61%) Manufacturing
15 20 (0.58%) International Banking
16 17 (0.49%) Publishing
17 16 (0.46%) Billing
17 16 (0.46%) French Language
18 10 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 761 (21.97%) Analyst
2 448 (12.93%) Developer
3 366 (10.57%) Support Analyst
4 258 (7.45%) Applications Support
5 253 (7.30%) Support Engineer
6 189 (5.46%) Administrator
7 175 (5.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 143 (4.13%) Architect
9 138 (3.98%) IT Support
10 133 (3.84%) Service Analyst
11 127 (3.67%) Desktop Support
12 123 (3.55%) Service Desk Analyst
13 120 (3.46%) Systems Administrator
14 118 (3.41%) 2nd Line Support
15 108 (3.12%) Consultant
16 101 (2.92%) Applications Support Analyst
17 100 (2.89%) Senior Developer
18 95 (2.74%) Team Leader
19 93 (2.68%) Systems Engineer
20 85 (2.45%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 441 (12.73%) .NET
2 260 (7.51%) HTML
3 218 (6.29%) XML
4 211 (6.09%) Web Services
5 190 (5.48%) ASP.NET
6 172 (4.97%) CSS
7 112 (3.23%) Middleware
8 111 (3.20%) jQuery
9 109 (3.15%) WCF
10 97 (2.80%) HTML5
11 91 (2.63%) .NET Framework
12 74 (2.14%) Ajax
12 74 (2.14%) WPF
13 67 (1.93%) ASP.NET MVC
14 65 (1.88%) JSON
15 62 (1.79%) Spring
16 56 (1.62%) J2EE
17 43 (1.24%) REST
18 42 (1.21%) CSS3
19 40 (1.15%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 308 (8.89%) Blackberry
2 221 (6.38%) Computer Science
3 169 (4.88%) Clustering
4 117 (3.38%) Management Information System
5 110 (3.18%) Hedge funds
6 74 (2.14%) iPhone
7 73 (2.11%) Replication
8 66 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
9 65 (1.88%) iPad
10 61 (1.76%) Mobile App
11 57 (1.65%) Derivative
12 55 (1.59%) Open Source
13 51 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
14 49 (1.41%) Fixed Income
15 43 (1.24%) SWIFT
16 42 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 41 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
18 35 (1.01%) Mathematics
19 34 (0.98%) Equities
20 32 (0.92%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 869 (25.09%) Linux
2 796 (22.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 597 (17.23%) Windows 7
4 539 (15.56%) UNIX
5 429 (12.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 407 (11.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 238 (6.87%) Windows XP
8 181 (5.23%) Solaris
9 176 (5.08%) Android
10 163 (4.71%) Windows 8
11 121 (3.49%) Apple iOS
12 118 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 74 (2.14%) AIX
14 63 (1.82%) Mac OS X
15 49 (1.41%) Windows Mobile
16 35 (1.01%) Windows Phone
17 32 (0.92%) Windows Vista
18 28 (0.81%) HPUX
18 28 (0.81%) Windows 2000
19 25 (0.72%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 707 (20.41%) ITIL
2 213 (6.15%) Project Management
3 186 (5.37%) Agile Software Development
4 168 (4.85%) OO
5 142 (4.10%) Service Management
6 135 (3.90%) MVC
7 126 (3.64%) CRM
8 122 (3.52%) TDD
9 120 (3.46%) Performance Tuning
10 117 (3.38%) Configuration Management
11 116 (3.35%) Migration
12 113 (3.26%) E-Commerce
13 111 (3.20%) DevOps
14 109 (3.15%) Root Cause Analysis
15 107 (3.09%) Release Management
16 102 (2.94%) Change Management
17 96 (2.77%) Scrum
18 93 (2.68%) Business Intelligence
18 93 (2.68%) Change Control
19 92 (2.66%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 915 (26.41%) SQL
2 402 (11.61%) C#
3 374 (10.80%) Java
4 318 (9.18%) PowerShell
5 262 (7.56%) JavaScript
6 161 (4.65%) Perl
7 153 (4.42%) Python
8 147 (4.24%) C++
9 137 (3.95%) VB
10 129 (3.72%) VBScript
11 120 (3.46%) T-SQL
12 114 (3.29%) C
13 83 (2.40%) PHP
14 66 (1.91%) Ruby
15 65 (1.88%) VBA
16 61 (1.76%) PL/SQL
16 61 (1.76%) Shell Script
17 55 (1.59%) Bash Shell
18 37 (1.07%) Objective-C
19 31 (0.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 448 (12.93%) Degree
2 430 (12.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 248 (7.16%) MCSE
4 162 (4.68%) Cisco Certification
5 150 (4.33%) MCITP
6 117 (3.38%) MCSA
7 99 (2.86%) MCP
8 97 (2.80%) CCNA
9 81 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 76 (2.19%) Security Cleared
11 60 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
12 54 (1.56%) CISSP
13 49 (1.41%) CCNP
13 49 (1.41%) MCTS
14 44 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
15 39 (1.13%) SC Cleared
16 22 (0.64%) CCA
17 18 (0.52%) A+ Certification
17 18 (0.52%) CCSP
18 16 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 198 (5.72%) SLA
2 148 (4.27%) QA
3 64 (1.85%) ISO 9001
4 45 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 26 (0.75%) PCI DSS
6 20 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 16 (0.46%) COBIT
8 7 (0.20%) HL7
9 3 (0.087%) EMIR
10 2 (0.058%) 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 1234 (35.62%) Active Directory
2 591 (17.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 186 (5.37%) XenApp
4 183 (5.28%) Hyper-V
5 170 (4.91%) vSphere
6 152 (4.39%) VMware ESX
7 95 (2.74%) XenDesktop
8 79 (2.28%) Microsoft App-V
9 39 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
10 34 (0.98%) XenServer
11 31 (0.89%) UAG
12 26 (0.75%) MetaFrame
13 23 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
14 19 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
14 19 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 18 (0.52%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 16 (0.46%) Terminal Services
17 15 (0.43%) ISA Server
17 15 (0.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 14 (0.40%) NFS
Systems Management
1 277 (8.00%) SCCM
2 125 (3.61%) SCOM
3 60 (1.73%) Backup Exec
4 59 (1.70%) Puppet
5 57 (1.65%) WSUS
6 51 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
7 47 (1.36%) NetBackup
8 45 (1.30%) Tivoli
9 44 (1.27%) Nagios
10 29 (0.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 26 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
12 24 (0.69%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 21 (0.61%) Control-M
14 20 (0.58%) Opsview
15 18 (0.52%) Data Guard
16 17 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
16 17 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
17 14 (0.40%) OpenView
17 14 (0.40%) HP Data Protector
17 14 (0.40%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1354 (39.09%) Microsoft
2 923 (26.65%) VMware
3 660 (19.05%) Citrix
4 487 (14.06%) Oracle
5 485 (14.00%) Cisco
6 276 (7.97%) HP
7 174 (5.02%) Red Hat
8 153 (4.42%) NetApp
9 136 (3.93%) EMC
10 127 (3.67%) Symantec
11 92 (2.66%) IBM
12 80 (2.31%) Bloomberg
13 78 (2.25%) Apple
14 73 (2.11%) Dell
15 64 (1.85%) JBoss
16 61 (1.76%) Sun
17 60 (1.73%) SAP
17 60 (1.73%) Juniper
18 57 (1.65%) CheckPoint
19 53 (1.53%) Sybase
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Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 to £33000 per annum - Excellent Benefits and Environment
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
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MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £45,000 per annum plus Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Client Server
Salary: £70k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
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MBA Ltd
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 6 hours ago
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e-Recruiter
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 49,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum (+ Bonus of 30-50%)
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: £18k - 25k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
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