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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7077 6648 6580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.83% 15.21% 14.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.62% 54.41% 55.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6018 5686 5741
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +2.81%
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
11871 12218 11943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 28.23% 27.95% 27.10%
Number of salaries quoted 10085 10228 10214
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 2 March 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 2 March 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 0 1605 £47,500 - 224
Croydon +8 71 £25,000 -20.63% 10
Docklands, London +2 56 £42,500 -26.08%
Kingston Upon Thames +4 48 £42,500 +54.54% 5
Canary Wharf +25 47 £65,000 +18.18%
Uxbridge -1 42 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Bromley +7 31 £22,500 -24.99% 1
Sidcup 0 29 £44,375 +53.01% 1
Chessington 0 28 £31,500 +48.23% 3
Wimbledon +9 23 £40,000 +3.22%
Wembley +6 21 £26,500 -24.28% 2
Chiswick +3 20 £35,000 +29.62% 6
Twickenham -1 16 £22,000 -34.32%
Surbiton +2 15 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Hillingdon - 13 £27,500 -
Feltham +4 8 £30,000 -11.76%
Enfield +2 8 £27,000 -6.08% 4
Mayfair -4 8 £40,000 -20.00%
Hammersmith -12 8 £24,500 -27.94% 2
Teddington - 8 £42,500 -
Barnet 0 5 £33,000 - 1
Brentford -11 5 £48,500 +61.66% 1
Greenwich -11 5 £28,500 -48.18%
Grays - 5 £19,000 -
Rainham - 5 £32,500 -
Ealing +3 4 £60,000 +37.14%
Southwark -2 4 £41,000 -13.68%
Romford -5 4 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Westminster - 4 £45,000 -
Bexley - 4 £28,500 -
Dagenham +3 3 £29,750 -33.88% 1
Hounslow +2 3 £35,000 +52.17% 1
Harrow -16 3 £36,250 -19.44% 1
Ruislip - 3 £40,000 -
Hayes +5 2 £41,250 - 3
Isleworth -3 2 £70,000 +16.66% 1
Beckenham -4 2 £29,000 +16.00% 2
Coulsdon - 2 £24,000 -
Carshalton - 2 £25,000 -
Greenford - 2 £25,000 -
New Malden - 2 £51,250 - 1
Worcester Park - 2 £34,500 -
Paddington - 2 - -
West Drayton 0 1 £24,000 -36.00%
Ilford -1 1 £26,500 -31.61%
Pinner - 1 £47,000 -
Edgware - 1 £26,000 - 1
Barking - 1 £30,000 -
Finchley - 1 £42,500 -
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 5981 (41.60%) Microsoft
2 5486 (38.16%) Active Directory
3 4113 (28.61%) VMware
4 3780 (26.29%) Finance
5 3531 (24.56%) SQL
6 3511 (24.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 3454 (24.02%) Linux
8 3348 (23.29%) SQL Server
9 3041 (21.15%) MS Exchange
10 2924 (20.34%) Windows 7
11 2902 (20.19%) MS Excel
12 2645 (18.40%) VMware Infrastructure
13 2628 (18.28%) MS Office
14 2616 (18.20%) ITIL
15 2442 (16.99%) Citrix
16 2336 (16.25%) Cisco
17 2247 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
18 2017 (14.03%) Firewall
19 1948 (13.55%) Windows Server 2003
20 1877 (13.06%) DNS
21 1847 (12.85%) Degree
22 1822 (12.67%) .NET
23 1806 (12.56%) SAN
24 1687 (11.73%) TCP/IP
25 1648 (11.46%) Microsoft Certification
26 1634 (11.37%) Agile Software Development
27 1621 (11.27%) C#
28 1542 (10.73%) UNIX
29 1506 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2010
30 1464 (10.18%) Oracle

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 3041 (21.15%) MS Exchange
2 1506 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1334 (9.28%) IIS
4 1148 (7.98%) SharePoint
5 779 (5.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 683 (4.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 623 (4.33%) Lync
8 621 (4.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 545 (3.79%) Apache
10 453 (3.15%) Tomcat
11 450 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
12 236 (1.64%) WebSphere
13 194 (1.35%) nginx
14 181 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
15 176 (1.22%) JBoss
16 173 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
17 124 (0.86%) WorkSite
18 123 (0.86%) IBM Notes
19 116 (0.81%) CMS
20 101 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2902 (20.19%) MS Excel
2 2628 (18.28%) MS Office
3 234 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 111 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 85 (0.59%) MS Project
6 55 (0.38%) Photoshop
7 39 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
7 39 (0.27%) InfoPath
8 28 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
9 26 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 15 (0.10%) Acrobat
11 14 (0.097%) Fireworks
12 10 (0.070%) SPSS
13 7 (0.049%) AutoCAD
13 7 (0.049%) Final Cut Pro
14 6 (0.042%) Adobe Captivate
14 6 (0.042%) Maya
14 6 (0.042%) 3ds Max
15 5 (0.035%) PowerPivot
16 4 (0.028%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 157 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 72 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 70 (0.49%) Dynamics GP
4 59 (0.41%) RMDS
5 35 (0.24%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 34 (0.24%) ION MarketView
6 34 (0.24%) Sophis RISQUE
7 23 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 21 (0.15%) Eikon
9 19 (0.13%) thinkFolio
10 17 (0.12%) Markit EDM
11 14 (0.097%) Cognos TM1
12 13 (0.090%) Oracle General Ledger
13 12 (0.083%) Dynamics AX
13 12 (0.083%) Dynamics NAV
14 11 (0.077%) Oracle Applications
15 10 (0.070%) Fredhopper
16 9 (0.063%) BASE24
16 9 (0.063%) Summit
17 7 (0.049%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 748 (5.20%) Office 365
2 555 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 278 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
4 243 (1.69%) SaaS
5 174 (1.21%) IaaS
6 146 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
7 114 (0.79%) PaaS
8 105 (0.73%) GitHub
9 48 (0.33%) Google Apps
10 45 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
11 44 (0.31%) Rackspace Cloud
12 37 (0.26%) Amazon S3
13 28 (0.19%) Trello
14 20 (0.14%) OpenShift
15 12 (0.083%) Yammer
15 12 (0.083%) CloudFront
16 11 (0.077%) Heroku
17 9 (0.063%) Amazon SQS
17 9 (0.063%) Route 53
18 8 (0.056%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 2017 (14.03%) Firewall
2 1877 (13.06%) DNS
3 1806 (12.56%) SAN
4 1687 (11.73%) TCP/IP
5 1285 (8.94%) LAN
6 1249 (8.69%) VPN
7 1225 (8.52%) WAN
8 1209 (8.41%) DHCP
9 695 (4.83%) Internet
10 470 (3.27%) VoIP
11 445 (3.10%) NAS
12 380 (2.64%) Wireless
13 329 (2.29%) HTTP
14 326 (2.27%) iSCSI
15 320 (2.23%) VLAN
16 296 (2.06%) MPLS
17 284 (1.98%) Network Security
18 245 (1.70%) Cisco ASA
19 234 (1.63%) Fibre Channel
20 226 (1.57%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3348 (23.29%) SQL Server
2 728 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 715 (4.97%) MySQL
4 403 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 400 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 391 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 365 (2.54%) Oracle Database
8 360 (2.50%) Relational Database
9 318 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
10 211 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
11 195 (1.36%) MongoDB
12 177 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 158 (1.10%) RDBMS
14 142 (0.99%) NoSQL
15 141 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
16 140 (0.97%) DB2
16 140 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
17 123 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
18 103 (0.72%) Hadoop
19 96 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 487 (3.39%) Git (software)
2 441 (3.07%) Subversion
3 402 (2.80%) NUnit
4 394 (2.74%) Visual Studio
5 321 (2.23%) TeamCity
6 298 (2.07%) Jenkins
7 273 (1.90%) JIRA
8 240 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 226 (1.57%) Rhino Mocks
10 179 (1.25%) Selenium
11 130 (0.90%) SpecFlow
12 129 (0.90%) Maven
13 122 (0.85%) WebDriver
14 112 (0.78%) Moq
15 98 (0.68%) Cucumber
16 97 (0.67%) FitNesse
17 80 (0.56%) JUnit
18 66 (0.46%) Eclipse
19 65 (0.45%) Ant
20 64 (0.45%) MSTest
General
1 3780 (26.29%) Finance
2 1285 (8.94%) Banking
3 877 (6.10%) Law
4 596 (4.15%) Telecoms
5 570 (3.96%) Legal
6 505 (3.51%) Retail
7 398 (2.77%) Front Office
8 390 (2.71%) Investment Banking
9 338 (2.35%) Marketing
10 337 (2.34%) Financial Institution
11 310 (2.16%) Advertising
12 270 (1.88%) Back Office
13 178 (1.24%) Games
14 143 (0.99%) Publishing
15 77 (0.54%) Manufacturing
16 76 (0.53%) Billing
17 61 (0.42%) French Language
18 60 (0.42%) Electronics
19 36 (0.25%) Aerospace
20 30 (0.21%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3022 (21.02%) Analyst
2 1786 (12.42%) Developer
3 1704 (11.85%) Support Analyst
4 1439 (10.01%) Support Engineer
5 950 (6.61%) Administrator
6 789 (5.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 718 (4.99%) 2nd Line Support
8 710 (4.94%) IT Support
9 694 (4.83%) Consultant
10 691 (4.81%) Systems Administrator
11 687 (4.78%) Applications Support
12 640 (4.45%) Desktop Support
13 605 (4.21%) Architect
14 562 (3.91%) Service Analyst
14 562 (3.91%) Service Desk Analyst
15 519 (3.61%) Systems Engineer
16 500 (3.48%) 3rd Line Support
17 459 (3.19%) Technical Support
18 389 (2.71%) Applications Support Analyst
19 374 (2.60%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1822 (12.67%) .NET
2 892 (6.20%) HTML
3 763 (5.31%) ASP.NET
4 694 (4.83%) Web Services
5 563 (3.92%) XML
6 533 (3.71%) CSS
7 482 (3.35%) WCF
8 427 (2.97%) WPF
9 407 (2.83%) .NET Framework
10 389 (2.71%) ASP.NET MVC
11 355 (2.47%) jQuery
12 346 (2.41%) WinForms
13 308 (2.14%) HTML5
14 246 (1.71%) Middleware
15 242 (1.68%) Ajax
16 240 (1.67%) NHibernate
17 205 (1.43%) REST
18 195 (1.36%) FIX Protocol
19 165 (1.15%) SOAP
20 160 (1.11%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1282 (8.92%) Blackberry
2 997 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
3 802 (5.58%) Computer Science
4 540 (3.76%) Clustering
5 513 (3.57%) Hedge funds
6 440 (3.06%) Management Information System
7 345 (2.40%) Replication
8 328 (2.28%) Mobile App
9 313 (2.18%) iPhone
10 309 (2.15%) Open Source
11 291 (2.02%) Client/Server
12 227 (1.58%) User Experience
13 206 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
14 199 (1.38%) Fixed Income
15 196 (1.36%) Derivative
16 185 (1.29%) iPad
17 176 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 175 (1.22%) Mathematics
19 155 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
20 153 (1.06%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 3511 (24.42%) Windows Server 2008
2 3454 (24.02%) Linux
3 2924 (20.34%) Windows 7
4 2247 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 1948 (13.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 1542 (10.73%) UNIX
7 1446 (10.06%) Windows XP
8 1215 (8.45%) Windows 8
9 673 (4.68%) Android
10 636 (4.42%) Apple iOS
11 496 (3.45%) Mac OS X
12 449 (3.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 440 (3.06%) Solaris
14 303 (2.11%) Windows Vista
15 241 (1.68%) CentOS
16 200 (1.39%) Windows Phone
17 186 (1.29%) Ubuntu
18 166 (1.15%) AIX
19 164 (1.14%) Mac OS
20 137 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2616 (18.20%) ITIL
2 1634 (11.37%) Agile Software Development
3 687 (4.78%) Service Delivery
4 686 (4.77%) MVC
5 673 (4.68%) TDD
6 646 (4.49%) Project Management
7 642 (4.47%) Scrum
8 631 (4.39%) OO
9 600 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
10 591 (4.11%) E-Commerce
11 582 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
11 582 (4.05%) DevOps
12 571 (3.97%) Migration
13 553 (3.85%) Service Management
14 502 (3.49%) Performance Tuning
15 482 (3.35%) Mentoring
16 451 (3.14%) Configuration Management
17 420 (2.92%) CRM
18 386 (2.68%) Change Management
19 347 (2.41%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3531 (24.56%) SQL
2 1621 (11.27%) C#
3 1186 (8.25%) Java
4 1176 (8.18%) PowerShell
5 920 (6.40%) JavaScript
6 705 (4.90%) C++
7 677 (4.71%) Perl
7 677 (4.71%) Python
8 468 (3.26%) Bash Shell
9 424 (2.95%) T-SQL
10 345 (2.40%) Ruby
11 344 (2.39%) C
12 273 (1.90%) PHP
13 259 (1.80%) Shell Script
14 256 (1.78%) VB
15 212 (1.47%) VBScript
16 141 (0.98%) VB.NET
17 117 (0.81%) VBA
18 111 (0.77%) PL/SQL
19 87 (0.61%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1847 (12.85%) Degree
2 1648 (11.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 1136 (7.90%) MCSE
4 745 (5.18%) Cisco Certification
5 632 (4.40%) MCP
6 589 (4.10%) MCITP
7 551 (3.83%) CCNA
8 518 (3.60%) MCSA
9 360 (2.50%) Security Cleared
10 348 (2.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 279 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
12 262 (1.82%) CCNP
13 260 (1.81%) MCTS
14 222 (1.54%) SC Cleared
15 208 (1.45%) VCP4
16 183 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
17 162 (1.13%) CISSP
18 126 (0.88%) CCA
19 93 (0.65%) CISM
19 93 (0.65%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 839 (5.84%) SLA
2 534 (3.71%) QA
3 156 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 96 (0.67%) PCI DSS
5 59 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 53 (0.37%) ISO 9001
7 34 (0.24%) COBIT
8 23 (0.16%) JSP 440
9 14 (0.097%) HL7
10 9 (0.063%) ISO 8583
11 6 (0.042%) Solvency II
12 5 (0.035%) Data Quality
12 5 (0.035%) EMIR
12 5 (0.035%) Dodd-Frank
12 5 (0.035%) ISO 14001
13 2 (0.014%) BS7799
13 2 (0.014%) PMBOK
13 2 (0.014%) DICOM
14 1 (0.007%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5486 (38.16%) Active Directory
2 2645 (18.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1061 (7.38%) Hyper-V
4 884 (6.15%) XenApp
5 789 (5.49%) vSphere
6 391 (2.72%) VMware ESX
7 360 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
8 311 (2.16%) XenDesktop
9 244 (1.70%) Microsoft App-V
10 219 (1.52%) NFS
11 195 (1.36%) XenServer
12 165 (1.15%) Xen
13 137 (0.95%) Terminal Services
14 116 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
15 94 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
16 90 (0.63%) KVM
17 87 (0.61%) SRDF
18 85 (0.59%) VMware Server
19 77 (0.54%) Snort
19 77 (0.54%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1018 (7.08%) SCCM
2 590 (4.10%) SCOM
3 473 (3.29%) Puppet
4 378 (2.63%) Nagios
5 356 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
6 230 (1.60%) Backup Exec
7 175 (1.22%) WSUS
8 140 (0.97%) NetBackup
9 137 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
10 100 (0.70%) ZABBIX
11 96 (0.67%) SCVMM
12 83 (0.58%) Cacti
12 83 (0.58%) Ansible
13 79 (0.55%) OpenView
14 74 (0.51%) SCOrch
15 73 (0.51%) Tivoli
16 64 (0.45%) Data Guard
17 63 (0.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
18 62 (0.43%) HP SIM
19 61 (0.42%) logstash
Vendors
1 5981 (41.60%) Microsoft
2 4113 (28.61%) VMware
3 2442 (16.99%) Citrix
4 2336 (16.25%) Cisco
5 1464 (10.18%) Oracle
6 1349 (9.38%) HP
7 711 (4.95%) NetApp
8 650 (4.52%) Apple
9 646 (4.49%) EMC
10 645 (4.49%) Red Hat
11 513 (3.57%) Symantec
12 512 (3.56%) Dell
13 420 (2.92%) Juniper
14 395 (2.75%) IBM
15 375 (2.61%) Bloomberg
16 290 (2.02%) CheckPoint
17 273 (1.90%) Reuters
18 225 (1.56%) Sybase
19 222 (1.54%) Remedy
20 215 (1.50%) Avaya
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £52,500 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 52 minutes ago
South West London
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus benefits, bonus and certified t
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £100,000 to £120,000 per annum High salary + variable + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonuses and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £400.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
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London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + generous package (inc bonus)
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
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