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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 880 1561 1540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.01% 15.27% 14.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.73% 58.09% 54.00%
Number of salaries quoted 776 1386 1379
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
1608 2687 2852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.78% 26.28% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1418 2373 2452
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
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 14 February 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in the City of London

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 747 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 721 (37.77%) Finance
3 705 (36.93%) Active Directory
4 657 (34.42%) Windows Server
5 511 (26.77%) VMware
6 497 (26.03%) SQL
7 495 (25.93%) Linux
8 405 (21.22%) ITIL
9 392 (20.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 391 (20.48%) SQL Server
11 381 (19.96%) Windows 7
12 368 (19.28%) MS Excel
13 338 (17.71%) Unix
14 324 (16.97%) Citrix
15 310 (16.24%) MS Office
16 308 (16.13%) Banking
17 304 (15.92%) VMware Infrastructure
18 297 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
19 296 (15.51%) MS Exchange
20 293 (15.35%) Degree
21 228 (11.94%) Cisco
22 227 (11.89%) Java
23 220 (11.52%) .NET
23 220 (11.52%) Firewall
24 218 (11.42%) DNS
25 206 (10.79%) Oracle
26 205 (10.74%) SCCM
27 204 (10.69%) PowerShell
28 202 (10.58%) Agile Software Development
29 199 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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
1 296 (15.51%) MS Exchange
2 196 (10.27%) IIS
3 122 (6.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 111 (5.81%) SharePoint
5 93 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2013
6 82 (4.30%) Apache
7 77 (4.03%) Skype for Business
8 72 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 62 (3.25%) Tomcat
10 49 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2007
10 49 (2.57%) JBoss
11 36 (1.89%) WebSphere
12 28 (1.47%) WebLogic
13 27 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
13 27 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
14 22 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
15 20 (1.05%) OpenStack
16 19 (1.00%) Node.js
17 17 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
18 16 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 368 (19.28%) MS Excel
2 310 (16.24%) MS Office
3 43 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (1.41%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.47%) MS Project
6 7 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.16%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.10%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.052%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.052%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.052%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.052%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 23 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.47%) thinkFolio
3 8 (0.42%) IntelliMatch
4 7 (0.37%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.26%) SAP Business One
5 5 (0.26%) Sentinel
6 4 (0.21%) FLEXCUBE
6 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.21%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.16%) Adaptiv
7 3 (0.16%) LatentZero
7 3 (0.16%) MetaTrader
7 3 (0.16%) Visualfiles
8 2 (0.10%) assyst
8 2 (0.10%) Cognos Planning
8 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.10%) Infor SunSystems
8 2 (0.10%) ResourceLink
8 2 (0.10%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 117 (6.13%) Office 365
2 74 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
3 63 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 47 (2.46%) SaaS
5 15 (0.79%) Mimecast
6 12 (0.63%) IaaS
7 8 (0.42%) Google Apps
7 8 (0.42%) PaaS
8 6 (0.31%) Dropbox
9 5 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.21%) SoftLayer
11 3 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.16%) GitHub
11 3 (0.16%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.10%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.10%) Yammer
13 1 (0.052%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.052%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 220 (11.52%) Firewall
2 218 (11.42%) DNS
3 171 (8.96%) TCP/IP
4 162 (8.49%) VPN
5 161 (8.43%) LAN
6 144 (7.54%) DHCP
7 141 (7.39%) SAN
8 138 (7.23%) WAN
9 84 (4.40%) Internet
10 57 (2.99%) Network Security
11 56 (2.93%) VoIP
12 49 (2.57%) VLAN
12 49 (2.57%) Wireless
13 46 (2.41%) Cisco ASA
13 46 (2.41%) NAS
14 41 (2.15%) HTTP
15 35 (1.83%) SSL
16 32 (1.68%) LDAP
17 27 (1.41%) NetScaler
17 27 (1.41%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 391 (20.48%) SQL Server
2 96 (5.03%) MySQL
3 77 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 57 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
5 53 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 52 (2.72%) Oracle Database
7 46 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 46 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 45 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
9 30 (1.57%) MongoDB
10 29 (1.52%) NoSQL
10 29 (1.52%) RDBMS
11 24 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
11 24 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
12 21 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 18 (0.94%) Big Data
14 17 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
15 16 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
15 16 (0.84%) Hadoop
15 16 (0.84%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 78 (4.09%) Jenkins
2 76 (3.98%) Git (software)
3 58 (3.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 55 (2.88%) JIRA
5 52 (2.72%) Subversion
6 44 (2.30%) Selenium
7 43 (2.25%) FitNesse
8 42 (2.20%) Cucumber
9 41 (2.15%) TeamCity
9 41 (2.15%) Visual Studio
10 31 (1.62%) JUnit
10 31 (1.62%) NUnit
11 29 (1.52%) Maven
11 29 (1.52%) SpecFlow
12 20 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
13 17 (0.89%) Ant
14 16 (0.84%) JBehave
15 15 (0.79%) Eclipse
15 15 (0.79%) WebDriver
16 13 (0.68%) ProC
General
1 721 (37.77%) Finance
2 308 (16.13%) Banking
3 121 (6.34%) Law
4 104 (5.45%) Investment Banking
5 78 (4.09%) Front Office
5 78 (4.09%) Telecoms
6 65 (3.40%) Advertising
7 62 (3.25%) Financial Institution
8 58 (3.04%) Back Office
9 57 (2.99%) Legal
10 44 (2.30%) Retail
11 26 (1.36%) Marketing
12 21 (1.10%) Manufacturing
13 18 (0.94%) Publishing
14 15 (0.79%) Electronics
14 15 (0.79%) Games
15 11 (0.58%) French Language
16 9 (0.47%) Billing
17 7 (0.37%) Online Betting
18 6 (0.31%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 430 (22.52%) Analyst
2 231 (12.10%) Support Analyst
3 214 (11.21%) Developer
4 199 (10.42%) Support Engineer
5 134 (7.02%) Desktop Support
6 117 (6.13%) IT Support
7 110 (5.76%) Applications Support
8 109 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
8 109 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 108 (5.66%) Administrator
10 99 (5.19%) Service Analyst
11 87 (4.56%) Service Desk Analyst
12 85 (4.45%) Architect
13 79 (4.14%) Windows Engineer
14 77 (4.03%) IT Analyst
15 73 (3.82%) Senior Analyst
16 68 (3.56%) Systems Administrator
16 68 (3.56%) Team Leader
17 65 (3.40%) Systems Engineer
18 62 (3.25%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (11.52%) .NET
2 120 (6.29%) HTML
3 86 (4.50%) CSS
4 77 (4.03%) Web Services
5 58 (3.04%) HTML5
6 55 (2.88%) ASP.NET
6 55 (2.88%) XML
7 54 (2.83%) jQuery
8 42 (2.20%) FIX Protocol
9 37 (1.94%) .NET Framework
10 36 (1.89%) LAMP
11 35 (1.83%) Middleware
12 32 (1.68%) AngularJS
12 32 (1.68%) CSS3
13 31 (1.62%) JSON
14 29 (1.52%) Gherkin
14 29 (1.52%) WCF
15 27 (1.41%) Ajax
16 25 (1.31%) REST
16 25 (1.31%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 169 (8.85%) Computer Science
2 160 (8.38%) Blackberry
3 151 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
4 104 (5.45%) Data Centre
5 96 (5.03%) Clustering
6 92 (4.82%) Hedge funds
7 81 (4.24%) Management Information System
8 77 (4.03%) Derivative
9 63 (3.30%) Fixed Income
10 58 (3.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 57 (2.99%) Equities
12 52 (2.72%) iPhone
13 45 (2.36%) Mathematics
14 44 (2.30%) Video Conferencing
15 40 (2.10%) Fintech
16 39 (2.04%) Client/Server
17 37 (1.94%) Replication
18 28 (1.47%) iPad
18 28 (1.47%) User Experience
19 22 (1.15%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 657 (34.42%) Windows Server
2 495 (25.93%) Linux
3 392 (20.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 381 (19.96%) Windows 7
5 338 (17.71%) Unix
6 297 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 137 (7.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 135 (7.07%) Windows 8
9 76 (3.98%) Android
10 56 (2.93%) Solaris
11 55 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 50 (2.62%) Apple iOS
13 47 (2.46%) Windows XP
14 30 (1.57%) Mac OS X
15 24 (1.26%) CentOS
15 24 (1.26%) Windows 10
16 23 (1.20%) Mac OS
16 23 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
17 21 (1.10%) Debian
17 21 (1.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (21.22%) ITIL
2 202 (10.58%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (6.13%) SDLC
4 92 (4.82%) Continuous Integration
5 91 (4.77%) Change Management
5 91 (4.77%) Project Management
6 89 (4.66%) Service Management
7 88 (4.61%) DevOps
8 85 (4.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 81 (4.24%) Problem Management
10 74 (3.88%) Incident Management
11 70 (3.67%) Configuration Management
11 70 (3.67%) Information Security
12 69 (3.61%) Migration
13 68 (3.56%) OO
14 62 (3.25%) Open Source
14 62 (3.25%) Service Delivery
15 61 (3.20%) Time Management
16 60 (3.14%) MVC
17 59 (3.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 497 (26.03%) SQL
2 227 (11.89%) Java
3 204 (10.69%) PowerShell
4 193 (10.11%) C#
5 191 (10.01%) Python
6 128 (6.71%) C++
7 114 (5.97%) JavaScript
8 102 (5.34%) Perl
9 99 (5.19%) Bash Shell
10 74 (3.88%) C
11 65 (3.40%) Ruby
12 54 (2.83%) VBScript
13 49 (2.57%) T-SQL
14 43 (2.25%) PHP
15 41 (2.15%) Shell Script
16 37 (1.94%) VB
17 35 (1.83%) VBA
18 26 (1.36%) PL/SQL
19 16 (0.84%) Scala
20 12 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 293 (15.35%) Degree
2 199 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 115 (6.02%) MCSE
4 104 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
5 93 (4.87%) MCSA
6 84 (4.40%) CCNA
7 68 (3.56%) MCP
8 54 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
9 39 (2.04%) MCITP
10 38 (1.99%) Security Cleared
11 37 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 32 (1.68%) MCTS
13 30 (1.57%) CCNP
14 28 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
15 22 (1.15%) CISSP
16 19 (1.00%) SC Cleared
17 17 (0.89%) MCDST
18 16 (0.84%) CISM
19 11 (0.58%) CISA
20 9 (0.47%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (5.34%) SLA
2 97 (5.08%) QA
3 43 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (1.31%) PCI DSS
5 16 (0.84%) COBIT
6 11 (0.58%) SDET
7 8 (0.42%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.42%) MiFID
7 8 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.42%) SEPA
8 6 (0.31%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.16%) ISO27002
10 2 (0.10%) FISMA
10 2 (0.10%) ISO15022
10 2 (0.10%) ISO20022
11 1 (0.052%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.052%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 705 (36.93%) Active Directory
2 304 (15.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 110 (5.76%) Hyper-V
4 108 (5.66%) XenApp
5 61 (3.20%) vSphere
6 52 (2.72%) VMware ESX
7 47 (2.46%) XenDesktop
8 43 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
9 30 (1.57%) XenServer
10 27 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
11 15 (0.79%) Terminal Server
11 15 (0.79%) Xen
12 10 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 9 (0.47%) Docker
13 9 (0.47%) Terminal Services
13 9 (0.47%) VMware Server
14 8 (0.42%) iptables
14 8 (0.42%) NFS
14 8 (0.42%) Postfix
15 7 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 205 (10.74%) SCCM
2 88 (4.61%) SCOM
3 72 (3.77%) Puppet
4 64 (3.35%) Opscode Chef
5 33 (1.73%) Ansible
6 32 (1.68%) WSUS
7 27 (1.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 21 (1.10%) Nagios
8 21 (1.10%) NetBackup
9 20 (1.05%) Backup Exec
9 20 (1.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 19 (1.00%) Tivoli
11 16 (0.84%) EnCase
12 15 (0.79%) ITRS Geneos
12 15 (0.79%) Salt
13 14 (0.73%) FTK
14 13 (0.68%) SCVMM
15 12 (0.63%) Control-M
15 12 (0.63%) SCOrch
16 11 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 747 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 511 (26.77%) VMware
3 324 (16.97%) Citrix
4 228 (11.94%) Cisco
5 206 (10.79%) Oracle
6 103 (5.40%) HP
7 94 (4.92%) Red Hat
8 68 (3.56%) NetApp
9 51 (2.67%) Bloomberg
10 47 (2.46%) Dell
11 45 (2.36%) IBM
12 43 (2.25%) Apple
13 40 (2.10%) Sybase
14 39 (2.04%) Symantec
15 38 (1.99%) Google
16 37 (1.94%) Reuters
17 29 (1.52%) EMC
17 29 (1.52%) iManage
18 28 (1.47%) Sun
19 27 (1.41%) Juniper
City, London
Satigo Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Large Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits+ Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £400000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
MACQUARIE
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier IT
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £61 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago