The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 6698 7264 6293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.32% 14.63% 14.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.51% 53.22% 52.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5803 6301 5376
Average salary £46,408 £45,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Windows
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Operating Systems Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11853 13650 11879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.11% 27.49% 27.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10218 11712 10160
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in London

Windows
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the London region.

Windows Salary Trend in London

Windows
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the London region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in London

Windows
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the London region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +1 1334 £47,500 - 219
Uxbridge +8 57 £31,000 -3.87% 6
Croydon +3 52 £25,500 -18.40% 4
Docklands, London +6 41 £46,500 -24.08% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +8 37 £41,250 +26.92% 7
Canary Wharf +1 31 £65,000 +1.56%
Bromley +3 26 £27,500 -26.66% 5
Wimbledon -6 26 £44,250 +18.00%
Sidcup +2 18 £47,500 +3.26% 1
Harrow +6 16 £38,500 -34.18%
Ealing -6 15 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Wembley -2 10 £31,250 -28.57% 3
Twickenham -12 9 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Hounslow +17 8 £45,000 +63.63% 1
Feltham +6 8 £34,500 -54.00%
Brentford +4 8 £36,250 +8.20%
Chiswick +2 8 £35,250 -21.66%
Dagenham +1 8 £29,750 -15.00%
Enfield +1 8 £20,500 -45.33%
Chessington -7 8 £24,000 -26.15% 4
Hammersmith -21 8 £37,250 +2.75% 2
Southwark 0 7 £35,000 -30.00%
Westminster +9 6 - -
West Drayton -3 6 £50,000 +53.84%
Mayfair -5 5 £40,000 -27.27%
Barnet -7 5 £33,000 -4.34% 3
Orpington +1 4 £45,000 +83.67%
Romford -2 4 £38,750 +10.71% 1
Beckenham -3 4 £23,000 -16.36%
Hayes +11 3 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Finchley 0 3 £42,500 +10.38%
New Malden - 3 - -
Southall - 3 £25,000 -
Bermondsey - 3 £21,750 -
Isleworth +2 2 £37,500 -31.81% 2
Greenford +1 2 £29,000 -14.07%
Edgware 0 2 £27,250 +29.76%
Woodford Green - 2 £27,797 -
Rainham - 2 £33,500 -
Paddington - 2 - -
Teddington +1 1 £19,500 -56.66%
Ilford +1 1 £22,500 +2.27%
Ruislip -1 1 £40,000 +66.66%
Morden - 1 £60,000 -
Coulsdon - 1 £23,000 -
Barking - 1 £45,000 -
Hillingdon - 1 £27,500 -
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the 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 5599 (40.81%) Microsoft
2 5023 (36.61%) Active Directory
3 3858 (28.12%) VMware
4 3774 (27.51%) Finance
5 3622 (26.40%) SQL
6 3413 (24.88%) Linux
7 3341 (24.35%) SQL Server
8 3199 (23.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 2718 (19.81%) MS Excel
10 2654 (19.35%) MS Exchange
11 2570 (18.73%) VMware Infrastructure
12 2525 (18.41%) ITIL
13 2522 (18.38%) Windows 7
14 2314 (16.87%) MS Office
15 2283 (16.64%) Windows Server 2012
16 2237 (16.31%) Cisco
17 2168 (15.80%) Citrix
18 1881 (13.71%) .NET
19 1813 (13.22%) Degree
20 1790 (13.05%) Firewall
21 1697 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
22 1677 (12.22%) Windows Server 2003
23 1649 (12.02%) C#
24 1641 (11.96%) Oracle
25 1637 (11.93%) SAN
26 1621 (11.82%) DNS
27 1529 (11.15%) Microsoft Certification
28 1452 (10.58%) TCP/IP
29 1413 (10.30%) UNIX
30 1317 (9.60%) IIS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the 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 2654 (19.35%) MS Exchange
2 1317 (9.60%) IIS
3 1285 (9.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1031 (7.52%) SharePoint
5 665 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 641 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 613 (4.47%) Apache
8 581 (4.24%) Lync
9 551 (4.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 472 (3.44%) Tomcat
11 347 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
12 345 (2.51%) WebSphere
13 226 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
14 212 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
15 179 (1.30%) JBoss
16 173 (1.26%) nginx
17 164 (1.20%) WorkSite
18 152 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
19 126 (0.92%) Oracle Coherence
20 102 (0.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2718 (19.81%) MS Excel
2 2314 (16.87%) MS Office
3 166 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 101 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 83 (0.61%) MS Project
6 54 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 39 (0.28%) InfoPath
8 33 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
9 30 (0.22%) Photoshop
10 18 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
11 13 (0.095%) InDesign
12 11 (0.080%) GNU Octave
13 8 (0.058%) PowerPivot
13 8 (0.058%) Acrobat
14 7 (0.051%) Maya
15 6 (0.044%) AutoCAD
16 4 (0.029%) Final Cut Pro
16 4 (0.029%) Adobe After Effects
17 3 (0.022%) Houdini
18 2 (0.015%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 152 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 99 (0.72%) RMDS
3 75 (0.55%) Dynamics GP
4 70 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
5 32 (0.23%) ION MarketView
6 26 (0.19%) Northgate Housing
7 25 (0.18%) Sophis RISQUE
8 20 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 20 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
9 18 (0.13%) Markit EDM
10 17 (0.12%) SAP Business One
11 16 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
12 14 (0.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 14 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
13 12 (0.087%) Towers Watson Igloo
14 11 (0.080%) Oracle BPM
14 11 (0.080%) MetaTrader
15 10 (0.073%) thinkFolio
15 10 (0.073%) Endur
16 9 (0.066%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 736 (5.36%) Office 365
2 610 (4.45%) Amazon AWS
3 594 (4.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 246 (1.79%) SaaS
5 177 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
6 163 (1.19%) IaaS
7 118 (0.86%) Mimecast
8 98 (0.71%) PaaS
9 72 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
9 72 (0.52%) GitHub
10 54 (0.39%) Google Apps
11 44 (0.32%) Amazon S3
12 28 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
12 28 (0.20%) Rackspace Cloud
13 22 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 17 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
15 15 (0.11%) Route 53
16 14 (0.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 12 (0.087%) Yammer
17 12 (0.087%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1790 (13.05%) Firewall
2 1637 (11.93%) SAN
3 1621 (11.82%) DNS
4 1452 (10.58%) TCP/IP
5 1170 (8.53%) LAN
6 1139 (8.30%) WAN
7 992 (7.23%) DHCP
8 958 (6.98%) VPN
9 531 (3.87%) NAS
10 520 (3.79%) Internet
11 473 (3.45%) VoIP
12 322 (2.35%) HTTP
13 317 (2.31%) iSCSI
14 312 (2.27%) VLAN
15 302 (2.20%) Network Security
16 295 (2.15%) Wireless
17 235 (1.71%) Fibre Channel
18 222 (1.62%) MPLS
19 213 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
20 197 (1.44%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3341 (24.35%) SQL Server
2 677 (4.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 655 (4.77%) MySQL
4 444 (3.24%) Relational Database
5 436 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 420 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 372 (2.71%) Oracle Database
8 313 (2.28%) SQL Server 2012
9 307 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
10 255 (1.86%) MongoDB
11 229 (1.67%) RDBMS
12 227 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 223 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
14 167 (1.22%) NoSQL
15 147 (1.07%) DB2
16 132 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
17 128 (0.93%) Hadoop
18 120 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
19 93 (0.68%) Big Data
20 85 (0.62%) HBase
Development Applications
1 501 (3.65%) Git (software)
2 454 (3.31%) Visual Studio
3 426 (3.11%) NUnit
4 405 (2.95%) Subversion
5 306 (2.23%) Jenkins
6 289 (2.11%) JIRA
7 276 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
8 261 (1.90%) TeamCity
9 217 (1.58%) Rhino Mocks
10 153 (1.12%) Selenium
11 152 (1.11%) Maven
12 134 (0.98%) Moq
13 114 (0.83%) SpecFlow
14 108 (0.79%) Cucumber
15 95 (0.69%) WebDriver
16 91 (0.66%) Ant
17 85 (0.62%) FitNesse
18 84 (0.61%) JUnit
19 82 (0.60%) MSI
20 81 (0.59%) MSTest
General
1 3774 (27.51%) Finance
2 1310 (9.55%) Banking
3 906 (6.60%) Law
4 651 (4.75%) Legal
5 528 (3.85%) Retail
6 518 (3.78%) Telecoms
7 402 (2.93%) Front Office
8 331 (2.41%) Investment Banking
9 316 (2.30%) Financial Institution
10 315 (2.30%) Back Office
11 293 (2.14%) Marketing
12 278 (2.03%) Advertising
13 189 (1.38%) Games
14 151 (1.10%) Publishing
15 84 (0.61%) Manufacturing
16 81 (0.59%) Billing
17 68 (0.50%) Automotive
18 44 (0.32%) Retail Banking
19 41 (0.30%) Electronics
20 30 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2788 (20.32%) Analyst
2 1800 (13.12%) Developer
3 1626 (11.85%) Support Analyst
4 1466 (10.69%) Support Engineer
5 874 (6.37%) Administrator
6 807 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 737 (5.37%) 2nd Line Support
8 735 (5.36%) Applications Support
9 669 (4.88%) Consultant
10 636 (4.64%) IT Support
11 624 (4.55%) Desktop Support
12 615 (4.48%) Systems Administrator
13 574 (4.18%) Architect
14 502 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
15 469 (3.42%) .NET Developer
16 442 (3.22%) Service Desk Analyst
17 439 (3.20%) Service Analyst
17 439 (3.20%) Technical Support
18 419 (3.05%) 3rd Line Support
19 380 (2.77%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1881 (13.71%) .NET
2 810 (5.90%) HTML
3 751 (5.47%) ASP.NET
4 680 (4.96%) Web Services
5 536 (3.91%) XML
6 466 (3.40%) WCF
7 440 (3.21%) CSS
8 401 (2.92%) .NET Framework
8 401 (2.92%) WPF
9 360 (2.62%) ASP.NET MVC
10 315 (2.30%) WinForms
11 296 (2.16%) Middleware
12 287 (2.09%) NHibernate
13 261 (1.90%) Ajax
14 258 (1.88%) jQuery
15 227 (1.65%) HTML5
16 224 (1.63%) REST
17 193 (1.41%) FIX Protocol
18 178 (1.30%) SOAP
19 165 (1.20%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1187 (8.65%) Blackberry
2 1017 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 879 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
4 874 (6.37%) Computer Science
5 544 (3.97%) Hedge funds
6 446 (3.25%) Clustering
7 436 (3.18%) Management Information System
8 347 (2.53%) Replication
9 308 (2.25%) Mobile App
10 284 (2.07%) Client/Server
11 275 (2.00%) iPhone
12 235 (1.71%) Fixed Income
13 216 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 191 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
15 185 (1.35%) Derivative
16 176 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
17 174 (1.27%) Equities
18 164 (1.20%) Mathematics
19 162 (1.18%) User Experience
20 140 (1.02%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3413 (24.88%) Linux
2 3199 (23.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 2522 (18.38%) Windows 7
4 2283 (16.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 1677 (12.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 1413 (10.30%) UNIX
7 1056 (7.70%) Windows XP
8 1026 (7.48%) Windows 8
9 753 (5.49%) Android
10 681 (4.96%) Apple iOS
11 445 (3.24%) Mac OS X
12 413 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 411 (3.00%) Solaris
14 268 (1.95%) Windows Vista
15 199 (1.45%) CentOS
16 198 (1.44%) Ubuntu
17 187 (1.36%) Windows Phone
18 168 (1.22%) Debian
19 162 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
20 134 (0.98%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2525 (18.41%) ITIL
2 1697 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
3 705 (5.14%) Service Delivery
4 689 (5.02%) Scrum
5 662 (4.83%) Project Management
6 659 (4.80%) TDD
7 638 (4.65%) MVC
8 616 (4.49%) DevOps
9 593 (4.32%) Continuous Integration
10 546 (3.98%) Service Management
11 543 (3.96%) OO
12 533 (3.89%) Disaster Recovery
13 511 (3.72%) Migration
14 495 (3.61%) Performance Tuning
15 492 (3.59%) Configuration Management
16 483 (3.52%) Mentoring
17 458 (3.34%) E-Commerce
18 391 (2.85%) CRM
19 379 (2.76%) Change Management
20 359 (2.62%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3622 (26.40%) SQL
2 1649 (12.02%) C#
3 1283 (9.35%) PowerShell
4 1259 (9.18%) Java
5 918 (6.69%) JavaScript
6 781 (5.69%) Python
7 702 (5.12%) Perl
8 569 (4.15%) C++
9 492 (3.59%) Bash Shell
10 444 (3.24%) T-SQL
11 390 (2.84%) C
12 339 (2.47%) Ruby
13 280 (2.04%) PHP
14 249 (1.82%) Shell Script
15 217 (1.58%) VB
16 164 (1.20%) VBScript
16 164 (1.20%) VBA
17 139 (1.01%) PL/SQL
18 123 (0.90%) VB.NET
19 71 (0.52%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1813 (13.22%) Degree
2 1529 (11.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 1028 (7.49%) MCSE
4 744 (5.42%) Cisco Certification
5 591 (4.31%) CCNA
6 502 (3.66%) MCP
7 491 (3.58%) MCITP
8 436 (3.18%) MCSA
9 346 (2.52%) Security Cleared
10 344 (2.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 289 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
12 244 (1.78%) CCNP
13 194 (1.41%) MCTS
14 180 (1.31%) SC Cleared
15 162 (1.18%) CISSP
16 155 (1.13%) DV Cleared
17 145 (1.06%) Citrix Certification
18 115 (0.84%) CCA
19 97 (0.71%) CISM
20 89 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 813 (5.93%) SLA
2 492 (3.59%) QA
3 166 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 127 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 61 (0.44%) COBIT
6 43 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 18 (0.13%) FISMA
8 13 (0.095%) ISO 9001
9 10 (0.073%) HL7
10 8 (0.058%) JSP 440
11 5 (0.036%) ISO 8583
11 5 (0.036%) Data Quality
11 5 (0.036%) Solvency II
12 3 (0.022%) EMIR
12 3 (0.022%) Dodd-Frank
13 2 (0.015%) PMBOK
13 2 (0.015%) DICOM
14 1 (0.007%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 1 (0.007%) ISO 9000
14 1 (0.007%) Basel II
System Software
1 5023 (36.61%) Active Directory
2 2570 (18.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1072 (7.81%) Hyper-V
4 787 (5.74%) XenApp
5 697 (5.08%) vSphere
6 410 (2.99%) VMware ESX
7 355 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
8 253 (1.84%) Microsoft App-V
9 252 (1.84%) XenDesktop
10 230 (1.68%) NFS
11 207 (1.51%) XenServer
12 147 (1.07%) Xen
13 145 (1.06%) Terminal Services
13 145 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
14 136 (0.99%) SRDF
15 105 (0.77%) KVM
16 100 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
17 98 (0.71%) VMware Server
18 84 (0.61%) Terminal Server
19 79 (0.58%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 963 (7.02%) SCCM
2 501 (3.65%) SCOM
3 435 (3.17%) Puppet
4 386 (2.81%) Opscode Chef
5 381 (2.78%) Nagios
6 187 (1.36%) Backup Exec
7 185 (1.35%) WSUS
8 136 (0.99%) ZABBIX
9 94 (0.69%) Tivoli
10 93 (0.68%) NetBackup
11 86 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
12 81 (0.59%) logstash
13 78 (0.57%) OpenView
14 75 (0.55%) Ansible
15 72 (0.52%) Cacti
16 70 (0.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 63 (0.46%) Graphite
18 60 (0.44%) Kibana
19 58 (0.42%) AirWatch
20 54 (0.39%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5599 (40.81%) Microsoft
2 3858 (28.12%) VMware
3 2237 (16.31%) Cisco
4 2168 (15.80%) Citrix
5 1641 (11.96%) Oracle
6 1242 (9.05%) HP
7 745 (5.43%) NetApp
8 655 (4.77%) EMC
9 600 (4.37%) Apple
10 582 (4.24%) Red Hat
11 469 (3.42%) Dell
12 443 (3.23%) IBM
13 434 (3.16%) Symantec
14 378 (2.76%) Juniper
15 295 (2.15%) Bloomberg
16 287 (2.09%) Sybase
17 220 (1.60%) Reuters
18 217 (1.58%) Avaya
19 216 (1.57%) CheckPoint
20 211 (1.54%) SolarWinds
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum HIGHLY COMPETITIVE!!!!!!!!
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £33000 - £33500 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
East London
Connect Support Services Ltd
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
East London
Connect Support Services Ltd
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago