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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7338 6810 7455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.51% 14.96% 15.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.36% 53.56% 54.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6296 5843 6577
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
12574 12715 13691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 28.29% 27.94% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 10780 10767 11942
Average salary £47,500 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.06% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £29,500
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 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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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 +2 1670 £45,000 -7.21% 223
Croydon +7 78 £27,500 -12.69% 5
Wimbledon +11 53 £36,000 -15.29% 4
Docklands, London -4 45 £40,000 -30.43%
Uxbridge -3 41 £38,750 -1.27% 3
Bromley -1 34 £31,250 -16.66%
Kingston Upon Thames -7 32 £45,000 +50.00% 7
Sidcup 0 23 £35,000 -26.31% 3
Canary Wharf +19 20 £62,500 +16.27% 1
New Malden +4 20 £50,750 - 4
Twickenham +5 16 £29,000 -15.94%
Surbiton -7 16 £29,000 -10.76%
Hounslow +3 10 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Chessington -4 10 £31,500 +40.00% 2
Hammersmith -8 10 £37,500 +10.29%
Wembley +3 9 £22,000 -37.14%
Southwark -8 9 £35,000 -17.64%
Hillingdon - 9 £27,500 -
Upminster - 9 £35,000 -
Enfield +7 8 £28,250 -47.68% 2
Westminster +3 8 £38,000 +8.57%
Romford +1 8 £32,500 -2.98% 2
Greenford - 8 £30,000 - 1
Teddington +3 7 £42,500 -29.16% 3
Barnet 0 7 £33,000 -12.00% 4
Chiswick -2 7 £30,000 -9.09%
Harrow -14 7 £35,000 -33.33% 3
Morden - 7 - -
Greenwich -3 6 £30,000 -41.46%
Paddington +13 4 £48,750 -
Ealing +6 4 £35,000 -36.36% 3
Hayes +3 4 £41,250 - 4
Hornchurch +2 4 £30,000 -25.00%
Mayfair +1 4 £40,000 -20.00%
Grays 0 4 £19,000 -28.30%
Stanmore 0 4 £21,500 -18.09%
Bexley - 3 £27,750 -
Feltham +1 2 - - 2
Beckenham 0 2 £25,500 -21.53%
Orpington -3 2 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Southall - 2 £27,000 -
Carshalton - 2 £25,000 -
Edgware - 2 £23,500 -
Clapham -5 1 £27,500 -26.66%
Ilford - 1 £28,000 -
South Croydon - 1 £45,000 -
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 5610 (39.11%) Microsoft
2 5236 (36.51%) Active Directory
3 3995 (27.85%) VMware
4 3845 (26.81%) Finance
5 3639 (25.37%) Linux
6 3568 (24.88%) SQL Server
7 3475 (24.23%) SQL
8 3450 (24.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 2900 (20.22%) MS Excel
10 2789 (19.45%) MS Exchange
11 2684 (18.71%) Windows 7
12 2581 (17.99%) MS Office
13 2562 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
14 2499 (17.42%) ITIL
15 2421 (16.88%) Citrix
16 2246 (15.66%) Cisco
17 2016 (14.06%) .NET
18 2001 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
19 1958 (13.65%) Degree
20 1909 (13.31%) Firewall
21 1899 (13.24%) DNS
22 1893 (13.20%) Windows Server 2012
23 1794 (12.51%) TCP/IP
23 1794 (12.51%) C#
24 1726 (12.03%) SAN
25 1721 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
26 1685 (11.75%) UNIX
27 1528 (10.65%) Oracle
28 1514 (10.56%) Microsoft Certification
29 1502 (10.47%) Windows XP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 2789 (19.45%) MS Exchange
2 1461 (10.19%) IIS
3 1442 (10.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1107 (7.72%) SharePoint
5 753 (5.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 616 (4.29%) Apache
7 586 (4.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 557 (3.88%) Lync
9 555 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2013
10 507 (3.53%) Tomcat
11 449 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
12 253 (1.76%) nginx
13 205 (1.43%) JBoss
14 192 (1.34%) WebSphere
15 172 (1.20%) Apache Solr
16 163 (1.14%) CMS
17 158 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
18 156 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
19 138 (0.96%) IBM Notes
20 131 (0.91%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2900 (20.22%) MS Excel
2 2581 (17.99%) MS Office
3 256 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 104 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 74 (0.52%) Photoshop
6 62 (0.43%) MS Project
7 51 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
8 31 (0.22%) InfoPath
9 28 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
10 23 (0.16%) Acrobat
11 20 (0.14%) Fireworks
11 20 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 14 (0.098%) PowerPivot
13 12 (0.084%) 3ds Max
14 11 (0.077%) Maya
15 10 (0.070%) InDesign
16 9 (0.063%) SPSS
17 8 (0.056%) CINEMA 4D
18 6 (0.042%) Adobe Captivate
18 6 (0.042%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 155 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
3 43 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
4 39 (0.27%) Sophis RISQUE
5 38 (0.26%) RMDS
6 29 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
6 29 (0.20%) Towers Watson Igloo
7 27 (0.19%) Eikon
8 22 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
8 22 (0.15%) Markit EDM
9 21 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
10 19 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
10 19 (0.13%) Adaptiv
11 18 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 17 (0.12%) Fredhopper
13 16 (0.11%) Google Analytics
14 13 (0.091%) Cognos TM1
15 12 (0.084%) Temenos T24
15 12 (0.084%) Oracle Payables
15 12 (0.084%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 586 (4.09%) Office 365
2 554 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 345 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
4 254 (1.77%) SaaS
5 182 (1.27%) IaaS
6 171 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
7 151 (1.05%) PaaS
8 140 (0.98%) GitHub
9 64 (0.45%) Google Apps
10 59 (0.41%) Trello
11 46 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
12 29 (0.20%) Amazon S3
12 29 (0.20%) Rackspace Cloud
13 15 (0.10%) OpenShift
14 8 (0.056%) Amazon SQS
15 6 (0.042%) CloudFront
15 6 (0.042%) Heroku
15 6 (0.042%) Route 53
16 4 (0.028%) Joyent
16 4 (0.028%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 1909 (13.31%) Firewall
2 1899 (13.24%) DNS
3 1794 (12.51%) TCP/IP
4 1726 (12.03%) SAN
5 1322 (9.22%) DHCP
6 1254 (8.74%) LAN
7 1151 (8.02%) WAN
8 1133 (7.90%) VPN
9 663 (4.62%) Internet
10 441 (3.07%) VoIP
11 398 (2.77%) NAS
12 377 (2.63%) Wireless
13 306 (2.13%) HTTP
14 297 (2.07%) Cisco ASA
15 284 (1.98%) MPLS
16 282 (1.97%) VLAN
17 275 (1.92%) Network Security
18 262 (1.83%) iSCSI
19 242 (1.69%) SSL
20 240 (1.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3568 (24.88%) SQL Server
2 771 (5.38%) MySQL
3 769 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 429 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
5 397 (2.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 396 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 394 (2.75%) Oracle Database
8 376 (2.62%) Relational Database
9 325 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 240 (1.67%) MongoDB
11 209 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
12 189 (1.32%) RDBMS
13 158 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 153 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
15 150 (1.05%) DB2
16 137 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
17 118 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
18 115 (0.80%) NoSQL
19 103 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
20 91 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 517 (3.60%) Git (software)
2 511 (3.56%) Subversion
3 433 (3.02%) NUnit
4 390 (2.72%) TeamCity
5 355 (2.48%) Visual Studio
6 334 (2.33%) Jenkins
7 298 (2.08%) JIRA
8 270 (1.88%) Rhino Mocks
9 231 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
10 222 (1.55%) Selenium
11 127 (0.89%) WebDriver
12 119 (0.83%) Maven
13 117 (0.82%) SpecFlow
14 108 (0.75%) Moq
15 103 (0.72%) Cucumber
16 87 (0.61%) FitNesse
17 86 (0.60%) Ant
18 83 (0.58%) JUnit
19 77 (0.54%) MSI
20 68 (0.47%) Hudson
General
1 3845 (26.81%) Finance
2 1301 (9.07%) Banking
3 845 (5.89%) Law
4 603 (4.20%) Telecoms
5 547 (3.81%) Legal
6 442 (3.08%) Retail
7 426 (2.97%) Front Office
8 412 (2.87%) Investment Banking
9 299 (2.08%) Marketing
10 289 (2.01%) Financial Institution
11 251 (1.75%) Advertising
12 244 (1.70%) Back Office
13 184 (1.28%) Games
14 169 (1.18%) Publishing
15 117 (0.82%) French Language
16 63 (0.44%) Manufacturing
17 52 (0.36%) Electronics
18 49 (0.34%) Billing
18 49 (0.34%) German Language
19 41 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2978 (20.76%) Analyst
2 2025 (14.12%) Developer
3 1612 (11.24%) Support Analyst
4 1340 (9.34%) Support Engineer
5 957 (6.67%) Administrator
6 727 (5.07%) Applications Support
7 717 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
8 697 (4.86%) IT Support
9 661 (4.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 640 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support
11 610 (4.25%) Consultant
12 592 (4.13%) Architect
13 575 (4.01%) Service Analyst
14 561 (3.91%) Service Desk Analyst
15 558 (3.89%) 3rd Line Support
16 542 (3.78%) Desktop Support
17 533 (3.72%) Systems Engineer
18 448 (3.12%) Technical Support
19 426 (2.97%) .NET Developer
20 380 (2.65%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2016 (14.06%) .NET
2 954 (6.65%) HTML
3 910 (6.34%) ASP.NET
4 804 (5.61%) Web Services
5 667 (4.65%) XML
5 667 (4.65%) CSS
6 489 (3.41%) WCF
7 482 (3.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 463 (3.23%) .NET Framework
9 457 (3.19%) jQuery
10 427 (2.98%) WPF
11 366 (2.55%) WinForms
12 313 (2.18%) HTML5
13 268 (1.87%) Middleware
14 247 (1.72%) REST
15 242 (1.69%) Ajax
16 225 (1.57%) NHibernate
17 209 (1.46%) AngularJS
18 198 (1.38%) FIX Protocol
19 182 (1.27%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 1255 (8.75%) Blackberry
2 996 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 770 (5.37%) Computer Science
4 571 (3.98%) Clustering
5 537 (3.74%) Hedge funds
6 447 (3.12%) Management Information System
7 342 (2.38%) Replication
8 337 (2.35%) Open Source
9 311 (2.17%) iPhone
10 246 (1.72%) Client/Server
11 242 (1.69%) User Experience
12 239 (1.67%) Mobile App
13 214 (1.49%) Derivative
14 206 (1.44%) Mathematics
15 202 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
16 199 (1.39%) Fixed Income
17 191 (1.33%) iPad
18 190 (1.32%) Equities
19 185 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 131 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3639 (25.37%) Linux
2 3450 (24.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 2684 (18.71%) Windows 7
4 2001 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 1893 (13.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 1685 (11.75%) UNIX
7 1502 (10.47%) Windows XP
8 1028 (7.17%) Windows 8
9 603 (4.20%) Android
10 533 (3.72%) Apple iOS
11 501 (3.49%) Mac OS X
12 489 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 462 (3.22%) Solaris
14 252 (1.76%) Ubuntu
15 234 (1.63%) Windows Vista
16 227 (1.58%) AIX
17 225 (1.57%) CentOS
18 213 (1.49%) Windows Phone
19 171 (1.19%) Debian
20 161 (1.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2499 (17.42%) ITIL
2 1721 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 767 (5.35%) MVC
4 753 (5.25%) OO
5 706 (4.92%) TDD
6 671 (4.68%) Scrum
7 647 (4.51%) DevOps
8 643 (4.48%) Project Management
9 642 (4.48%) E-Commerce
10 562 (3.92%) Migration
11 544 (3.79%) Continuous Integration
12 525 (3.66%) Service Management
13 516 (3.60%) Disaster Recovery
14 502 (3.50%) Service Delivery
15 483 (3.37%) Performance Tuning
16 442 (3.08%) Mentoring
17 435 (3.03%) CRM
18 410 (2.86%) Configuration Management
19 400 (2.79%) Software Engineering
20 365 (2.54%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3475 (24.23%) SQL
2 1794 (12.51%) C#
3 1314 (9.16%) Java
4 1059 (7.38%) JavaScript
5 1051 (7.33%) PowerShell
6 859 (5.99%) C++
7 799 (5.57%) Python
8 726 (5.06%) Perl
9 490 (3.42%) Bash Shell
10 463 (3.23%) T-SQL
11 425 (2.96%) Ruby
12 355 (2.48%) C
13 345 (2.41%) Shell Script
14 326 (2.27%) VB
15 316 (2.20%) PHP
16 265 (1.85%) VBScript
17 172 (1.20%) VBA
18 167 (1.16%) VB.NET
19 145 (1.01%) PL/SQL
20 91 (0.63%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1958 (13.65%) Degree
2 1514 (10.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 966 (6.73%) MCSE
4 764 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
5 578 (4.03%) MCITP
6 554 (3.86%) MCP
7 547 (3.81%) CCNA
8 497 (3.47%) MCSA
9 351 (2.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 314 (2.19%) Security Cleared
11 272 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
12 249 (1.74%) CCNP
13 236 (1.65%) MCTS
14 196 (1.37%) SC Cleared
15 161 (1.12%) CISSP
15 161 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
16 89 (0.62%) CCA
17 87 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 80 (0.56%) A+ Certification
19 78 (0.54%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 802 (5.59%) SLA
2 557 (3.88%) QA
3 146 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 82 (0.57%) PCI DSS
5 78 (0.54%) ISO 9001
6 55 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 44 (0.31%) COBIT
8 20 (0.14%) JSP 440
9 14 (0.098%) HL7
10 13 (0.091%) EMIR
11 12 (0.084%) Dodd-Frank
12 7 (0.049%) UCITS
12 7 (0.049%) ISO 14001
13 6 (0.042%) DICOM
14 5 (0.035%) Solvency II
14 5 (0.035%) Data Quality
14 5 (0.035%) GAAP
15 4 (0.028%) ISO 8583
15 4 (0.028%) BS7799
16 2 (0.014%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 5236 (36.51%) Active Directory
2 2562 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 925 (6.45%) Hyper-V
4 817 (5.70%) XenApp
5 746 (5.20%) vSphere
6 406 (2.83%) VMware ESX
7 331 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
8 326 (2.27%) XenDesktop
9 234 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
10 175 (1.22%) NFS
11 173 (1.21%) XenServer
12 143 (1.00%) Xen
13 129 (0.90%) KVM
14 105 (0.73%) Terminal Services
15 102 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
16 94 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
17 77 (0.54%) Snort
18 76 (0.53%) MetaFrame
19 74 (0.52%) Samba
20 70 (0.49%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 938 (6.54%) SCCM
2 580 (4.04%) Puppet
3 509 (3.55%) SCOM
4 429 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
5 367 (2.56%) Nagios
6 276 (1.92%) Backup Exec
7 186 (1.30%) WSUS
8 173 (1.21%) Norton AntiVirus
9 156 (1.09%) NetBackup
10 92 (0.64%) ZABBIX
11 80 (0.56%) HP SIM
11 80 (0.56%) Ansible
12 78 (0.54%) SCOrch
12 78 (0.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 71 (0.50%) OpenView
14 70 (0.49%) SCVMM
14 70 (0.49%) logstash
15 69 (0.48%) Cacti
15 69 (0.48%) Tivoli
16 68 (0.47%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5610 (39.11%) Microsoft
2 3995 (27.85%) VMware
3 2421 (16.88%) Citrix
4 2246 (15.66%) Cisco
5 1528 (10.65%) Oracle
6 1260 (8.78%) HP
7 709 (4.94%) Red Hat
8 637 (4.44%) NetApp
9 609 (4.25%) Apple
10 546 (3.81%) EMC
11 535 (3.73%) Dell
12 510 (3.56%) Symantec
13 484 (3.37%) Juniper
14 445 (3.10%) Bloomberg
15 369 (2.57%) IBM
16 312 (2.18%) CheckPoint
17 278 (1.94%) Reuters
18 227 (1.58%) Sybase
19 199 (1.39%) Avaya
20 175 (1.22%) SolarWinds
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 24 minutes ago
London
LA International
Salary: £47000 - £56000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 32 minutes ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 39 minutes ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 39 minutes ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 59 minutes ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum PENSION HEALTH CARE GYM MEMBERSHIP L
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harris Rubbert Associates
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Car/Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Shares, Bonus, More
Posted: 2 hours ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
West Drayton, Middlesex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sidcup, Kent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000 - £57000 per annum + + bonus + great benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sidcup, Kent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £57000.00 per annum + 31 days + bonus + bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £54000 - £55000 per annum + £6,600 car allowance, and benefits.
Posted: 6 hours ago