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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 6465 7046 6379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 14.63% 14.72% 14.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.23% 53.56% 52.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5554 6104 5466
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
11922 13155 12229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 26.99% 27.49% 27.62%
Number of salaries quoted 10268 11328 10387
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 1301 £47,500 - 182
Ealing +10 57 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Docklands, London +9 55 £48,750 -25.00%
Croydon +2 48 £27,000 -20.00% 9
Uxbridge -1 41 £37,500 -3.22% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +5 37 £52,500 +43.83% 3
Bromley +3 29 £23,500 -37.33% 1
Wimbledon +3 24 £41,875 +19.64% 1
Hammersmith +4 21 £39,500 +5.33%
Hounslow +27 20 £54,750 +119.00% 1
Chiswick -2 20 £29,000 -3.33% 1
Harrow +1 19 £39,250 -1.87% 2
Canary Wharf 0 19 £55,000 -14.06%
Wembley -4 10 £43,750 -32.69%
Twickenham -15 10 £43,250 -3.88% 1
Sidcup 0 9 £50,500 +24.69%
Barnet 0 9 £33,000 -4.34% 3
Feltham - 9 £37,500 - 3
Dagenham +6 8 £55,000 +57.14%
Greenford -1 7 £29,000 +37.27%
Brentford +9 6 £33,500 -16.25% 3
Hayes +1 6 £35,000 -17.64%
Enfield -1 6 £20,000 -46.66% 1
Mayfair -4 6 £50,000 -13.04%
Bermondsey - 6 £21,750 -
Southwark +8 5 £28,000 -44.00%
Surbiton -2 5 £19,000 -41.53% 1
Beckenham -7 4 £26,750 -2.72%
Paddington - 4 £46,250 -
Finchley - 4 £42,500 -
Westminster +4 3 £50,000 +32.64%
New Malden -4 3 - - 1
Teddington -10 3 £35,000 -17.64%
Northwood - 3 £21,000 -
Romford +6 2 £32,500 +54.76% 1
Chessington +2 2 £27,250 -42.63% 1
Mitcham +1 2 £51,250 +34.86%
Hillingdon - 2 £62,500 -
Lewisham - 2 £32,500 -
Worcester Park +2 1 £30,500 +22.00% 1
Isleworth +2 1 £39,500 -
Barking +1 1 £45,000 +50.00%
Edgware +1 1 £21,000 -19.23% 1
West Drayton -2 1 £50,000 +21.95%
Woodford Green - 1 £45,000 - 1
Bexleyheath - 1 £25,000 -
Morden - 1 £60,000 -
Pinner - 1 £50,000 -
Southall - 1 £22,500 -
Hendon - 1 £65,000 -
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 5488 (40.15%) Microsoft
2 4759 (34.82%) Active Directory
3 3830 (28.02%) Finance
4 3754 (27.46%) VMware
5 3665 (26.81%) SQL
6 3557 (26.02%) Linux
7 3390 (24.80%) SQL Server
8 3087 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 2653 (19.41%) MS Excel
10 2487 (18.19%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2473 (18.09%) MS Exchange
12 2376 (17.38%) Windows 7
13 2367 (17.32%) ITIL
14 2233 (16.34%) Windows Server 2012
15 2194 (16.05%) MS Office
16 2093 (15.31%) Cisco
17 2055 (15.03%) Citrix
18 1986 (14.53%) .NET
19 1891 (13.83%) Degree
20 1863 (13.63%) Agile Software Development
21 1812 (13.26%) C#
22 1679 (12.28%) Oracle
23 1642 (12.01%) Firewall
24 1577 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
25 1541 (11.27%) DNS
26 1520 (11.12%) SAN
27 1513 (11.07%) TCP/IP
28 1440 (10.53%) UNIX
29 1407 (10.29%) Banking
30 1391 (10.18%) PowerShell

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 2473 (18.09%) MS Exchange
2 1338 (9.79%) IIS
3 1209 (8.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 959 (7.02%) SharePoint
5 711 (5.20%) Apache
6 678 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 585 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2007
8 544 (3.98%) Lync
9 511 (3.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 499 (3.65%) Tomcat
11 352 (2.58%) WebSphere
12 289 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2003
13 200 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
14 196 (1.43%) JBoss
15 190 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
16 173 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
17 155 (1.13%) nginx
18 154 (1.13%) WorkSite
19 125 (0.91%) Oracle Coherence
20 116 (0.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 2653 (19.41%) MS Excel
2 2194 (16.05%) MS Office
3 168 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 113 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 76 (0.56%) MS Project
6 63 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 35 (0.26%) Photoshop
8 33 (0.24%) InfoPath
9 32 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
10 27 (0.20%) InDesign
11 20 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
12 12 (0.088%) Acrobat
13 11 (0.080%) Maya
13 11 (0.080%) PowerPivot
14 7 (0.051%) Adobe After Effects
14 7 (0.051%) AutoCAD
15 5 (0.037%) 3ds Max
16 4 (0.029%) FrameMaker
16 4 (0.029%) Houdini
16 4 (0.029%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 145 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 91 (0.67%) RMDS
3 68 (0.50%) Dynamics GP
4 56 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
5 38 (0.28%) ION MarketView
6 34 (0.25%) Northgate Housing
7 29 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
8 26 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
9 22 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 18 (0.13%) SAP Business One
11 17 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 16 (0.12%) Markit EDM
13 14 (0.10%) Endur
14 13 (0.095%) MetaTrader
15 11 (0.080%) Oracle General Ledger
15 11 (0.080%) Sophis RISQUE
15 11 (0.080%) Dynamics NAV
16 10 (0.073%) Magento
17 9 (0.066%) Agresso
18 8 (0.059%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 754 (5.52%) Office 365
2 621 (4.54%) Amazon AWS
3 601 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 220 (1.61%) SaaS
5 147 (1.08%) Mimecast
6 146 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
7 134 (0.98%) IaaS
8 101 (0.74%) PaaS
9 62 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
10 61 (0.45%) GitHub
11 52 (0.38%) Google Apps
12 35 (0.26%) Amazon S3
13 25 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
14 24 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 20 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
16 16 (0.12%) Route 53
17 15 (0.11%) Yammer
18 13 (0.095%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 10 (0.073%) Symantec.cloud
19 10 (0.073%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1642 (12.01%) Firewall
2 1541 (11.27%) DNS
3 1520 (11.12%) SAN
4 1513 (11.07%) TCP/IP
5 1078 (7.89%) LAN
6 1046 (7.65%) WAN
7 969 (7.09%) DHCP
8 858 (6.28%) VPN
9 547 (4.00%) NAS
10 504 (3.69%) VoIP
11 485 (3.55%) Internet
12 342 (2.50%) VLAN
13 334 (2.44%) Network Security
14 316 (2.31%) HTTP
15 304 (2.22%) Wireless
16 280 (2.05%) iSCSI
17 238 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
18 210 (1.54%) Fibre Channel
19 189 (1.38%) Multicast
20 188 (1.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3390 (24.80%) SQL Server
2 650 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 644 (4.71%) MySQL
4 490 (3.58%) Relational Database
5 433 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 407 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 368 (2.69%) Oracle Database
8 314 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 312 (2.28%) SQL Server 2005
10 267 (1.95%) MongoDB
11 248 (1.81%) RDBMS
12 235 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 230 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
14 184 (1.35%) NoSQL
15 128 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
16 125 (0.91%) DB2
17 121 (0.89%) Hadoop
18 120 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
19 103 (0.75%) Big Data
20 84 (0.61%) HBase
Development Applications
1 572 (4.18%) Git (software)
2 466 (3.41%) Subversion
3 458 (3.35%) Visual Studio
4 453 (3.31%) NUnit
5 373 (2.73%) Jenkins
6 348 (2.55%) JIRA
7 336 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 272 (1.99%) TeamCity
9 223 (1.63%) Rhino Mocks
10 171 (1.25%) Maven
11 167 (1.22%) Selenium
12 152 (1.11%) Moq
13 145 (1.06%) SpecFlow
14 116 (0.85%) FitNesse
15 115 (0.84%) Cucumber
16 108 (0.79%) Ant
17 101 (0.74%) MSI
17 101 (0.74%) MSTest
18 88 (0.64%) WebDriver
19 83 (0.61%) JUnit
General
1 3830 (28.02%) Finance
2 1407 (10.29%) Banking
3 828 (6.06%) Law
4 653 (4.78%) Legal
5 575 (4.21%) Retail
5 575 (4.21%) Telecoms
6 412 (3.01%) Front Office
7 341 (2.49%) Investment Banking
8 321 (2.35%) Back Office
9 313 (2.29%) Marketing
10 259 (1.89%) Financial Institution
11 231 (1.69%) Advertising
12 199 (1.46%) Games
13 147 (1.08%) Publishing
14 78 (0.57%) Manufacturing
15 57 (0.42%) Billing
16 56 (0.41%) Automotive
17 51 (0.37%) Retail Banking
18 36 (0.26%) Electronics
19 35 (0.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2680 (19.61%) Analyst
2 1977 (14.46%) Developer
3 1513 (11.07%) Support Analyst
4 1398 (10.23%) Support Engineer
5 908 (6.64%) Administrator
6 752 (5.50%) Applications Support
7 723 (5.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 719 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
9 615 (4.50%) Systems Administrator
10 599 (4.38%) IT Support
11 573 (4.19%) Desktop Support
12 559 (4.09%) .NET Developer
13 538 (3.94%) Consultant
14 515 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
15 506 (3.70%) Architect
16 457 (3.34%) Service Analyst
17 452 (3.31%) Service Desk Analyst
18 420 (3.07%) C# Developer
19 410 (3.00%) 3rd Line Support
20 391 (2.86%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1986 (14.53%) .NET
2 835 (6.11%) HTML
3 824 (6.03%) ASP.NET
4 698 (5.11%) Web Services
5 510 (3.73%) CSS
6 503 (3.68%) XML
7 482 (3.53%) WCF
8 430 (3.15%) .NET Framework
9 427 (3.12%) WPF
10 370 (2.71%) ASP.NET MVC
11 309 (2.26%) NHibernate
11 309 (2.26%) Middleware
12 305 (2.23%) WinForms
13 287 (2.10%) jQuery
14 259 (1.89%) Ajax
15 235 (1.72%) HTML5
15 235 (1.72%) REST
16 192 (1.40%) FIX Protocol
17 190 (1.39%) SOAP
18 188 (1.38%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1121 (8.20%) Blackberry
2 947 (6.93%) Data Centre
3 923 (6.75%) Computer Science
4 916 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
5 566 (4.14%) Hedge funds
6 502 (3.67%) Management Information System
7 438 (3.20%) Clustering
8 319 (2.33%) Replication
9 281 (2.06%) Client/Server
10 276 (2.02%) Mobile App
11 274 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 267 (1.95%) iPhone
13 219 (1.60%) Derivative
14 214 (1.57%) Fixed Income
15 201 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
16 192 (1.40%) Equities
17 189 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
18 188 (1.38%) User Experience
19 175 (1.28%) Mathematics
20 167 (1.22%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3557 (26.02%) Linux
2 3087 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 2376 (17.38%) Windows 7
4 2233 (16.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 1577 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 1440 (10.53%) UNIX
7 965 (7.06%) Windows 8
8 952 (6.96%) Windows XP
9 825 (6.04%) Android
10 729 (5.33%) Apple iOS
11 479 (3.50%) Mac OS X
12 466 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 404 (2.96%) Solaris
14 234 (1.71%) Windows Vista
15 207 (1.51%) Ubuntu
16 205 (1.50%) Windows Mobile
17 199 (1.46%) Debian
18 197 (1.44%) CentOS
19 160 (1.17%) Windows Phone
20 148 (1.08%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2367 (17.32%) ITIL
2 1863 (13.63%) Agile Software Development
3 773 (5.66%) Scrum
4 728 (5.33%) TDD
5 723 (5.29%) Project Management
6 717 (5.25%) DevOps
7 696 (5.09%) Continuous Integration
8 677 (4.95%) MVC
9 650 (4.76%) Service Delivery
10 548 (4.01%) OO
11 518 (3.79%) Mentoring
12 493 (3.61%) Service Management
13 480 (3.51%) Performance Tuning
14 471 (3.45%) Configuration Management
15 448 (3.28%) Migration
16 445 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
17 422 (3.09%) Software Engineering
18 402 (2.94%) E-Commerce
19 396 (2.90%) Time Management
20 392 (2.87%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3665 (26.81%) SQL
2 1812 (13.26%) C#
3 1391 (10.18%) PowerShell
4 1334 (9.76%) Java
5 1028 (7.52%) JavaScript
6 871 (6.37%) Python
7 717 (5.25%) Perl
8 696 (5.09%) C++
9 497 (3.64%) Bash Shell
10 446 (3.26%) C
11 442 (3.23%) T-SQL
12 330 (2.41%) Ruby
13 296 (2.17%) PHP
14 288 (2.11%) Shell Script
15 226 (1.65%) VB
16 203 (1.49%) VBA
17 174 (1.27%) PL/SQL
18 165 (1.21%) VBScript
19 119 (0.87%) VB.NET
20 98 (0.72%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1891 (13.83%) Degree
2 1338 (9.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 867 (6.34%) MCSE
4 698 (5.11%) Cisco Certification
5 556 (4.07%) CCNA
6 427 (3.12%) MCP
7 394 (2.88%) MCITP
8 390 (2.85%) MCSA
9 331 (2.42%) Security Cleared
10 330 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 289 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
12 252 (1.84%) CCNP
13 165 (1.21%) CISSP
14 163 (1.19%) DV Cleared
15 149 (1.09%) SC Cleared
16 146 (1.07%) MCTS
17 105 (0.77%) Citrix Certification
18 98 (0.72%) CISM
19 84 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 83 (0.61%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 789 (5.77%) SLA
2 543 (3.97%) QA
3 167 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 123 (0.90%) PCI DSS
5 56 (0.41%) COBIT
6 34 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.066%) FISMA
8 6 (0.044%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.044%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.044%) MiFID
9 4 (0.029%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.022%) ISO 8583
10 3 (0.022%) EMIR
10 3 (0.022%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.015%) BS7799
11 2 (0.015%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.015%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.015%) HL7
11 2 (0.015%) DICOM
12 1 (0.007%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4759 (34.82%) Active Directory
2 2487 (18.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 991 (7.25%) Hyper-V
4 675 (4.94%) XenApp
5 624 (4.57%) vSphere
6 377 (2.76%) VMware ESX
7 307 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
8 234 (1.71%) Microsoft App-V
9 200 (1.46%) XenDesktop
10 192 (1.40%) NFS
11 174 (1.27%) XenServer
12 131 (0.96%) SRDF
12 131 (0.96%) Terminal Services
13 129 (0.94%) Xen
14 127 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
15 123 (0.90%) KVM
16 108 (0.79%) VMware Server
17 100 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
18 87 (0.64%) vCloud
19 69 (0.50%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 915 (6.69%) SCCM
2 531 (3.88%) Puppet
3 434 (3.18%) Opscode Chef
4 422 (3.09%) SCOM
5 384 (2.81%) Nagios
6 212 (1.55%) Backup Exec
7 170 (1.24%) WSUS
8 151 (1.10%) ZABBIX
9 96 (0.70%) Ansible
10 94 (0.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 92 (0.67%) Tivoli
12 90 (0.66%) NetBackup
13 86 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
14 80 (0.59%) logstash
15 72 (0.53%) Graphite
15 72 (0.53%) OpenView
16 70 (0.51%) AirWatch
17 60 (0.44%) Kibana
18 59 (0.43%) Cacti
19 49 (0.36%) WMI
Vendors
1 5488 (40.15%) Microsoft
2 3754 (27.46%) VMware
3 2093 (15.31%) Cisco
4 2055 (15.03%) Citrix
5 1679 (12.28%) Oracle
6 1189 (8.70%) HP
7 703 (5.14%) NetApp
8 612 (4.48%) Red Hat
9 584 (4.27%) EMC
10 531 (3.88%) Apple
11 453 (3.31%) IBM
12 419 (3.07%) Symantec
13 418 (3.06%) Dell
14 350 (2.56%) Juniper
15 300 (2.19%) Sybase
15 300 (2.19%) Bloomberg
16 232 (1.70%) Avaya
17 202 (1.48%) CheckPoint
18 201 (1.47%) SolarWinds
19 198 (1.45%) Reuters
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £45000 - £65000.00 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £82000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Romford, Essex
Vertical IT
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £36000.00 - £43000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
South West London
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago