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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7029 6436 7144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.26% 14.46% 14.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.16% 52.46% 52.46%
Number of salaries quoted 6008 5641 6276
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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
12517 12269 13617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.18% 27.56% 27.41%
Number of salaries quoted 10718 10564 11915
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +3 1678 £47,500 -5.00% 262
Croydon -1 66 £32,500 -1.51% 12
Bromley +3 48 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Docklands, London -1 46 £65,000 +30.00% 3
Uxbridge +4 39 £33,500 -10.66% 2
Kingston Upon Thames -9 31 £36,500 +12.30% 4
Harrow -6 28 £42,500 +88.88% 4
Sidcup +2 20 £42,938 -36.38% 5
Wimbledon 0 19 £39,000 +20.00% 1
New Malden -2 16 £42,500 - 1
Chiswick 0 15 £28,250 -27.09% 1
Upminster - 13 £35,000 -
Enfield +1 12 £40,000 -17.09% 2
Orpington +3 10 £45,000 -
Canary Wharf -8 10 £87,500 +2.94%
Erith 0 8 £37,500 -
Greenford 0 8 £21,125 +0.59% 1
Surbiton -2 8 £32,750 +9.16% 1
Hounslow -8 8 £27,500 -16.66% 3
Twickenham -9 7 £47,500 +31.94% 3
Hammersmith -11 7 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Wembley 0 6 £33,000 -1.49%
Teddington -4 5 £40,000 -
Barnet +3 4 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Romford +1 4 £58,750 +139.79% 2
Hayes -4 4 £41,250 -17.50% 3
South Croydon - 4 £55,000 -
Beckenham +2 3 £27,500 -34.52%
Feltham -1 3 - -
Ealing -2 3 £52,500 - 1
Southwark - 3 £55,000 -
Barking +2 2 £25,750 -26.42%
Clapham -1 2 £55,000 +10.00%
Brentford -4 2 £40,000 +86.04% 1
Westminster -6 2 £38,348 +66.72%
West Drayton -6 2 £41,000 +17.14% 1
Bexley - 2 £36,000 -
Hornchurch - 2 £28,000 -
Greenwich 0 1 £23,000 -8.00% 1
Ilford -1 1 £37,500 +78.57%
Chessington -5 1 £26,500 -37.64% 1
Ruislip -5 1 £30,000 -40.00%
Isleworth -12 1 - - 2
Worcester Park - 1 £25,000 -
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5200 (36.25%) Microsoft
2 4950 (34.51%) Active Directory
3 3892 (27.14%) Linux
4 3782 (26.37%) VMware
5 3730 (26.01%) Finance
6 3677 (25.64%) SQL
7 3642 (25.39%) SQL Server
8 3299 (23.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 2819 (19.65%) MS Excel
10 2634 (18.36%) MS Exchange
11 2512 (17.51%) Windows 7
12 2486 (17.33%) ITIL
13 2472 (17.23%) MS Office
14 2379 (16.59%) VMware Infrastructure
15 2237 (15.60%) Citrix
16 2189 (15.26%) .NET
17 2148 (14.98%) Cisco
18 2086 (14.54%) Degree
19 1983 (13.83%) Windows Server 2003
20 1934 (13.48%) C#
21 1929 (13.45%) UNIX
22 1830 (12.76%) DNS
23 1829 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
24 1782 (12.42%) TCP/IP
25 1770 (12.34%) Firewall
26 1664 (11.60%) Oracle
27 1611 (11.23%) SAN
28 1600 (11.16%) Microsoft Certification
29 1548 (10.79%) Java
30 1531 (10.67%) Windows Server 2012

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2634 (18.36%) MS Exchange
2 1528 (10.65%) IIS
3 1384 (9.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1088 (7.59%) SharePoint
5 693 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2007
6 659 (4.59%) Apache
7 614 (4.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 483 (3.37%) Lync
9 468 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2013
10 465 (3.24%) Tomcat
11 423 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2003
12 211 (1.47%) WebSphere
12 211 (1.47%) nginx
13 180 (1.25%) CMS
14 176 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
15 163 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
16 161 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
17 158 (1.10%) WebLogic
18 149 (1.04%) Apache Solr
19 129 (0.90%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2819 (19.65%) MS Excel
2 2472 (17.23%) MS Office
3 241 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 109 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 95 (0.66%) Photoshop
6 66 (0.46%) MS Project
7 49 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
8 33 (0.23%) PowerPivot
9 30 (0.21%) InfoPath
10 29 (0.20%) InDesign
11 26 (0.18%) Acrobat
12 22 (0.15%) SPSS
13 13 (0.091%) Spreadsheet
14 11 (0.077%) Fireworks
15 9 (0.063%) Final Cut Pro
16 8 (0.056%) Maya
16 8 (0.056%) 3ds Max
17 5 (0.035%) Adobe After Effects
17 5 (0.035%) FrameMaker
17 5 (0.035%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 134 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
3 44 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
4 43 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
5 37 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
6 36 (0.25%) RMDS
7 31 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
8 27 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
9 26 (0.18%) Sophis RISQUE
9 26 (0.18%) Markit EDM
10 23 (0.16%) Temenos T24
11 22 (0.15%) Google Analytics
12 21 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 18 (0.13%) Adaptiv
14 16 (0.11%) Eikon
15 15 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
15 15 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
16 14 (0.098%) IntelliMatch
16 14 (0.098%) Fredhopper
16 14 (0.098%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 462 (3.22%) Office 365
2 446 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 334 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
4 254 (1.77%) SaaS
5 149 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
6 136 (0.95%) PaaS
7 122 (0.85%) IaaS
8 113 (0.79%) GitHub
9 72 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
10 59 (0.41%) Google Apps
11 50 (0.35%) Trello
12 33 (0.23%) Rackspace Cloud
13 26 (0.18%) Amazon S3
14 12 (0.084%) Joyent
15 10 (0.070%) AWS Data Pipeline
16 7 (0.049%) Heroku
17 4 (0.028%) CloudFront
17 4 (0.028%) Route 53
18 3 (0.021%) Basecamp
18 3 (0.021%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1830 (12.76%) DNS
2 1782 (12.42%) TCP/IP
3 1770 (12.34%) Firewall
4 1611 (11.23%) SAN
5 1248 (8.70%) DHCP
6 1222 (8.52%) LAN
7 1104 (7.70%) WAN
8 972 (6.78%) VPN
9 661 (4.61%) Internet
10 440 (3.07%) NAS
11 425 (2.96%) VoIP
12 387 (2.70%) Wireless
13 346 (2.41%) HTTP
14 285 (1.99%) Network Security
15 270 (1.88%) LDAP
16 267 (1.86%) SSL
17 263 (1.83%) Cisco ASA
18 240 (1.67%) VLAN
19 231 (1.61%) MPLS
20 204 (1.42%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3642 (25.39%) SQL Server
2 777 (5.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 774 (5.40%) MySQL
4 440 (3.07%) Relational Database
5 416 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 396 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 390 (2.72%) Oracle Database
8 379 (2.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 316 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
10 226 (1.58%) RDBMS
11 219 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
12 218 (1.52%) MongoDB
13 205 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
14 193 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 129 (0.90%) DB2
16 128 (0.89%) SQL Server 2000
17 126 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
18 96 (0.67%) Big Data
19 94 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
20 88 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 560 (3.90%) Subversion
2 484 (3.37%) Git (software)
3 395 (2.75%) NUnit
4 341 (2.38%) Visual Studio
5 325 (2.27%) JIRA
6 307 (2.14%) Jenkins
7 300 (2.09%) TeamCity
8 257 (1.79%) Rhino Mocks
9 248 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
10 229 (1.60%) Selenium
11 137 (0.96%) Maven
12 130 (0.91%) JUnit
13 124 (0.86%) Moq
14 116 (0.81%) WebDriver
15 110 (0.77%) Eclipse
16 109 (0.76%) Ant
17 101 (0.70%) MSI
18 82 (0.57%) Cucumber
19 78 (0.54%) MSTest
20 76 (0.53%) SpecFlow
General
1 3730 (26.01%) Finance
2 1319 (9.20%) Banking
3 794 (5.54%) Law
4 562 (3.92%) Legal
5 534 (3.72%) Telecoms
6 451 (3.14%) Retail
7 410 (2.86%) Investment Banking
8 407 (2.84%) Front Office
9 320 (2.23%) Marketing
10 259 (1.81%) Advertising
11 257 (1.79%) Back Office
12 250 (1.74%) Financial Institution
13 223 (1.55%) Games
14 187 (1.30%) Publishing
15 135 (0.94%) French Language
16 58 (0.40%) Electronics
17 57 (0.40%) Manufacturing
18 45 (0.31%) German Language
19 42 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
20 40 (0.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2782 (19.40%) Analyst
2 2279 (15.89%) Developer
3 1470 (10.25%) Support Analyst
4 1244 (8.67%) Support Engineer
5 922 (6.43%) Administrator
6 739 (5.15%) Applications Support
7 663 (4.62%) Systems Administrator
8 628 (4.38%) 2nd Line Support
9 605 (4.22%) IT Support
10 594 (4.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 575 (4.01%) Architect
12 547 (3.81%) 3rd Line Support
13 535 (3.73%) Desktop Support
14 514 (3.58%) Consultant
15 500 (3.49%) Service Analyst
16 492 (3.43%) Systems Engineer
17 473 (3.30%) Service Desk Analyst
18 451 (3.14%) Senior Developer
19 442 (3.08%) .NET Developer
20 411 (2.87%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2189 (15.26%) .NET
2 1035 (7.22%) HTML
3 969 (6.76%) ASP.NET
4 863 (6.02%) Web Services
5 828 (5.77%) XML
6 802 (5.59%) CSS
7 514 (3.58%) WCF
8 502 (3.50%) jQuery
9 500 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC
10 468 (3.26%) WPF
11 453 (3.16%) .NET Framework
12 390 (2.72%) WinForms
13 335 (2.34%) HTML5
14 301 (2.10%) Middleware
15 271 (1.89%) REST
16 268 (1.87%) Ajax
17 214 (1.49%) JSON
18 212 (1.48%) SOAP
19 198 (1.38%) LAMP
20 193 (1.35%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1271 (8.86%) Blackberry
2 1048 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
3 865 (6.03%) Computer Science
4 581 (4.05%) Clustering
5 578 (4.03%) Hedge funds
6 441 (3.07%) Management Information System
7 347 (2.42%) Open Source
8 343 (2.39%) Replication
9 303 (2.11%) iPhone
10 228 (1.59%) Client/Server
11 224 (1.56%) iPad
12 223 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
13 215 (1.50%) User Experience
14 212 (1.48%) Mobile App
15 205 (1.43%) Mathematics
16 198 (1.38%) Derivative
17 190 (1.32%) Equities
17 190 (1.32%) Fixed Income
18 152 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
19 144 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3892 (27.14%) Linux
2 3299 (23.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2512 (17.51%) Windows 7
4 1983 (13.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 1929 (13.45%) UNIX
6 1531 (10.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 1416 (9.87%) Windows XP
8 776 (5.41%) Windows 8
9 708 (4.94%) Android
10 597 (4.16%) Apple iOS
11 562 (3.92%) Solaris
12 499 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 473 (3.30%) Mac OS X
14 252 (1.76%) Ubuntu
15 235 (1.64%) Windows Phone
16 195 (1.36%) Windows Vista
17 172 (1.20%) AIX
18 171 (1.19%) CentOS
19 166 (1.16%) Debian
20 163 (1.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2486 (17.33%) ITIL
2 1829 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
3 788 (5.49%) OO
4 758 (5.28%) TDD
5 741 (5.17%) MVC
6 719 (5.01%) E-Commerce
7 715 (4.99%) Project Management
8 714 (4.98%) Scrum
9 617 (4.30%) DevOps
10 551 (3.84%) Performance Tuning
11 520 (3.63%) Service Management
12 497 (3.47%) Migration
13 474 (3.30%) Software Engineering
14 471 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
15 469 (3.27%) Continuous Integration
16 443 (3.09%) Service Delivery
17 415 (2.89%) Mentoring
18 381 (2.66%) Configuration Management
19 371 (2.59%) Business Intelligence
20 368 (2.57%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3677 (25.64%) SQL
2 1934 (13.48%) C#
3 1548 (10.79%) Java
4 1187 (8.28%) JavaScript
5 1128 (7.86%) PowerShell
6 889 (6.20%) C++
7 868 (6.05%) Python
8 758 (5.28%) Perl
9 513 (3.58%) T-SQL
10 495 (3.45%) Bash Shell
11 471 (3.28%) Ruby
12 448 (3.12%) C
13 425 (2.96%) PHP
14 394 (2.75%) VB
15 352 (2.45%) VBScript
16 335 (2.34%) Shell Script
17 200 (1.39%) VBA
18 168 (1.17%) VB.NET
19 160 (1.12%) PL/SQL
20 140 (0.98%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2086 (14.54%) Degree
2 1600 (11.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 901 (6.28%) MCSE
4 763 (5.32%) Cisco Certification
5 560 (3.90%) CCNA
6 532 (3.71%) MCITP
7 485 (3.38%) MCP
8 426 (2.97%) MCSA
9 299 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 292 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
11 274 (1.91%) Security Cleared
12 266 (1.85%) MCTS
13 226 (1.58%) CCNP
14 181 (1.26%) SC Cleared
15 177 (1.23%) CISSP
16 127 (0.89%) Citrix Certification
17 96 (0.67%) MCSD
18 83 (0.58%) MCAD
19 74 (0.52%) ISEB
20 72 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 731 (5.10%) SLA
2 579 (4.04%) QA
3 152 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 113 (0.79%) PCI DSS
5 94 (0.66%) ISO 9001
6 50 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 46 (0.32%) COBIT
8 22 (0.15%) EMIR
9 17 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
9 17 (0.12%) HL7
10 16 (0.11%) UCITS
11 10 (0.070%) JSP 440
12 8 (0.056%) ISO 8583
13 7 (0.049%) DICOM
13 7 (0.049%) Data Quality
14 5 (0.035%) ISO 14001
14 5 (0.035%) GAAP
15 4 (0.028%) BS7799
16 2 (0.014%) ISO 9002
16 2 (0.014%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 4950 (34.51%) Active Directory
2 2379 (16.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 860 (6.00%) Hyper-V
4 693 (4.83%) XenApp
5 625 (4.36%) vSphere
6 510 (3.56%) VMware ESX
7 298 (2.08%) XenDesktop
8 243 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
9 211 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
10 153 (1.07%) XenServer
11 133 (0.93%) NFS
12 129 (0.90%) Xen
13 117 (0.82%) Terminal Services
14 115 (0.80%) KVM
15 94 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
16 92 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
16 92 (0.64%) UAG
17 82 (0.57%) MetaFrame
18 77 (0.54%) Snort
19 74 (0.52%) Samba
Systems Management
1 863 (6.02%) SCCM
2 525 (3.66%) Puppet
3 435 (3.03%) SCOM
4 410 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
5 394 (2.75%) Nagios
6 296 (2.06%) Backup Exec
7 243 (1.69%) WSUS
8 184 (1.28%) NetBackup
9 163 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
10 101 (0.70%) Cacti
11 92 (0.64%) OpenView
12 91 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 87 (0.61%) ZABBIX
14 82 (0.57%) Tivoli
15 76 (0.53%) Data Guard
16 72 (0.50%) HP SIM
17 64 (0.45%) HAProxy
18 59 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
19 58 (0.40%) logstash
20 52 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 5200 (36.25%) Microsoft
2 3782 (26.37%) VMware
3 2237 (15.60%) Citrix
4 2148 (14.98%) Cisco
5 1664 (11.60%) Oracle
6 1275 (8.89%) HP
7 699 (4.87%) Red Hat
8 553 (3.86%) NetApp
9 534 (3.72%) Apple
10 523 (3.65%) Symantec
11 522 (3.64%) EMC
12 517 (3.60%) Dell
13 437 (3.05%) Juniper
14 401 (2.80%) Bloomberg
15 344 (2.40%) CheckPoint
15 344 (2.40%) IBM
16 251 (1.75%) Sybase
17 232 (1.62%) Reuters
18 218 (1.52%) JBoss
19 205 (1.43%) Google
City, London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 to £33000 per annum - Excellent Benefits and Environment
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 to £33000 per annum - Excellent Benefits, Rewards + Non-Pressu
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits.
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum 20% bonus, private health care, 25 d
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Big Picture Staffing
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £73000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £64,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £32,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Romford, Essex
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 15% Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 4 hours ago