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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7153 6687 7327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.96% 14.72% 15.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.80% 53.36% 54.16%
Number of salaries quoted 6088 5858 6417
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 £67,500
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
12375 12533 13529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.61% 27.60% 27.88%
Number of salaries quoted 10564 10850 11769
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +6 1714 £47,500 -5.00% 242
Croydon +1 70 £32,500 +3.17% 5
Docklands, London 0 52 £65,000 +18.18%
Bromley +4 47 £31,250 +4.16%
Uxbridge +1 46 £36,250 -3.33% 4
Wimbledon +3 36 £37,500 +1.35%
Kingston Upon Thames -12 31 £45,000 +42.85% 7
Sidcup +2 25 £35,000 -48.14% 2
New Malden 0 21 £40,500 -1.81% 13
Harrow -6 18 £53,250 +136.66% 5
Enfield +1 13 £42,500 -21.29% 3
Upminster - 13 £35,000 -
Canary Wharf +4 12 £110,000 +46.66%
Surbiton -5 11 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Hammersmith -5 10 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Orpington +1 9 £40,000 -11.11%
Twickenham -6 9 £47,500 +31.94%
Romford +6 8 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Barnet +1 7 £40,000 +6.66%
Hounslow -2 7 £28,500 -5.00% 3
Chiswick -3 7 £30,000 -9.09%
Wembley +6 5 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Hornchurch 0 5 £30,000 -25.00%
Greenford - 5 £30,000 - 2
Feltham +2 4 - - 2
Erith 0 4 £37,500 +25.00%
Chessington -4 3 £26,000 -35.80% 3
Hayes -5 3 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Westminster -9 3 £38,000 +65.21% 1
Morden - 3 - - 1
Mayfair +5 2 £40,000 -20.00%
Barking +3 2 £25,750 -26.42%
Ealing +3 2 - - 1
Stanmore 0 2 £22,000 -35.29% 1
Greenwich -2 2 £30,000 +20.00% 1
Paddington -4 2 £48,750 +68.10%
Southwark -7 2 £45,000 +5.88%
Bexley - 2 £27,000 -
Ilford - 2 £32,750 -
Beckenham -1 1 £30,000 -28.57% 1
Ruislip -2 1 £30,000 -40.00%
Worcester Park -2 1 £25,000 -33.33%
Clapham -3 1 £27,500 -45.00%
Isleworth -7 1 - - 2
Teddington -10 1 £41,500 -1.77% 1
South Croydon - 1 £45,000 - 2
Southall - 1 £26,500 -
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 5267 (37.28%) Microsoft
2 4946 (35.01%) Active Directory
3 3798 (26.88%) Linux
4 3763 (26.64%) VMware
5 3718 (26.32%) Finance
6 3580 (25.34%) SQL Server
7 3479 (24.62%) SQL
8 3300 (23.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 2736 (19.37%) MS Excel
10 2679 (18.96%) MS Exchange
11 2535 (17.94%) Windows 7
12 2507 (17.74%) MS Office
13 2449 (17.33%) ITIL
14 2381 (16.85%) VMware Infrastructure
15 2273 (16.09%) Citrix
16 2134 (15.10%) Cisco
17 2101 (14.87%) .NET
18 2015 (14.26%) Degree
19 1931 (13.67%) Windows Server 2003
20 1850 (13.09%) C#
21 1837 (13.00%) DNS
22 1825 (12.92%) UNIX
23 1788 (12.66%) TCP/IP
24 1769 (12.52%) Firewall
25 1720 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
26 1608 (11.38%) Windows Server 2012
27 1606 (11.37%) Oracle
28 1578 (11.17%) SAN
29 1523 (10.78%) IIS
30 1505 (10.65%) Microsoft Certification

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 2679 (18.96%) MS Exchange
2 1523 (10.78%) IIS
3 1397 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1056 (7.47%) SharePoint
5 702 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2007
6 635 (4.49%) Apache
7 573 (4.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 500 (3.54%) Lync
9 494 (3.50%) Tomcat
10 477 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2013
11 432 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2003
12 235 (1.66%) nginx
13 230 (1.63%) JBoss
14 205 (1.45%) WebSphere
15 181 (1.28%) CMS
16 162 (1.15%) Apache Solr
17 160 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
18 159 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
19 152 (1.08%) WebLogic
20 150 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2736 (19.37%) MS Excel
2 2507 (17.74%) MS Office
3 237 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 108 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 91 (0.64%) Photoshop
6 65 (0.46%) MS Project
7 56 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
8 31 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 27 (0.19%) InfoPath
10 25 (0.18%) Acrobat
11 24 (0.17%) PowerPivot
12 23 (0.16%) InDesign
13 21 (0.15%) SPSS
14 19 (0.13%) Fireworks
15 11 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
16 10 (0.071%) Maya
16 10 (0.071%) 3ds Max
17 7 (0.050%) CINEMA 4D
18 5 (0.035%) Final Cut Pro
18 5 (0.035%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 141 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 45 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
4 40 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
5 39 (0.28%) RMDS
6 34 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
6 34 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
7 33 (0.23%) Sophis RISQUE
8 27 (0.19%) Markit EDM
9 26 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
10 20 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 20 (0.14%) Temenos T24
10 20 (0.14%) Google Analytics
10 20 (0.14%) Fredhopper
11 19 (0.13%) Eikon
11 19 (0.13%) Adaptiv
12 17 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
12 17 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
13 14 (0.099%) SAP Business One
14 13 (0.092%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 482 (3.41%) Office 365
2 470 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 357 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
4 239 (1.69%) SaaS
5 147 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
6 134 (0.95%) GitHub
7 132 (0.93%) PaaS
8 121 (0.86%) IaaS
9 70 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
10 62 (0.44%) Trello
11 58 (0.41%) Google Apps
12 34 (0.24%) Amazon S3
12 34 (0.24%) Rackspace Cloud
13 8 (0.057%) Heroku
14 6 (0.042%) Route 53
14 6 (0.042%) CloudFront
15 4 (0.028%) Joyent
15 4 (0.028%) AWS Data Pipeline
16 2 (0.014%) Google App Engine
17 1 (0.007%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 1837 (13.00%) DNS
2 1788 (12.66%) TCP/IP
3 1769 (12.52%) Firewall
4 1578 (11.17%) SAN
5 1276 (9.03%) DHCP
6 1152 (8.15%) LAN
7 1045 (7.40%) WAN
8 1008 (7.13%) VPN
9 631 (4.47%) Internet
10 418 (2.96%) VoIP
11 400 (2.83%) NAS
12 341 (2.41%) Wireless
13 325 (2.30%) HTTP
14 287 (2.03%) Cisco ASA
15 269 (1.90%) Network Security
16 254 (1.80%) SSL
17 247 (1.75%) MPLS
18 245 (1.73%) LDAP
19 233 (1.65%) VLAN
20 204 (1.44%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3580 (25.34%) SQL Server
2 776 (5.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 744 (5.27%) MySQL
4 425 (3.01%) Relational Database
5 416 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 410 (2.90%) Oracle Database
7 356 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 341 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 302 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
10 231 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
11 217 (1.54%) MongoDB
12 213 (1.51%) RDBMS
13 196 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
14 158 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 142 (1.01%) DB2
16 141 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
17 125 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
18 97 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
18 97 (0.69%) NoSQL
19 90 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 535 (3.79%) Subversion
2 489 (3.46%) Git (software)
3 401 (2.84%) NUnit
4 346 (2.45%) TeamCity
5 336 (2.38%) Visual Studio
6 301 (2.13%) Jenkins
7 293 (2.07%) JIRA
8 266 (1.88%) Rhino Mocks
9 236 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 234 (1.66%) Selenium
11 135 (0.96%) Maven
12 128 (0.91%) WebDriver
13 115 (0.81%) Moq
14 114 (0.81%) JUnit
15 102 (0.72%) Ant
16 100 (0.71%) MSI
17 95 (0.67%) Cucumber
17 95 (0.67%) SpecFlow
18 83 (0.59%) Eclipse
19 71 (0.50%) MSTest
General
1 3718 (26.32%) Finance
2 1268 (8.98%) Banking
3 768 (5.44%) Law
4 565 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 557 (3.94%) Legal
6 435 (3.08%) Retail
7 398 (2.82%) Front Office
8 386 (2.73%) Investment Banking
9 275 (1.95%) Marketing
10 244 (1.73%) Financial Institution
11 238 (1.68%) Advertising
12 230 (1.63%) Back Office
13 211 (1.49%) Games
14 180 (1.27%) Publishing
15 146 (1.03%) French Language
16 64 (0.45%) Manufacturing
17 61 (0.43%) Electronics
18 48 (0.34%) German Language
19 46 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
20 44 (0.31%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2833 (20.05%) Analyst
2 2161 (15.30%) Developer
3 1499 (10.61%) Support Analyst
4 1250 (8.85%) Support Engineer
5 926 (6.55%) Administrator
6 717 (5.08%) Applications Support
7 692 (4.90%) Systems Administrator
8 624 (4.42%) IT Support
9 617 (4.37%) 2nd Line Support
10 593 (4.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 571 (4.04%) Architect
12 565 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
13 538 (3.81%) Service Analyst
14 517 (3.66%) Desktop Support
15 515 (3.65%) Service Desk Analyst
16 514 (3.64%) Consultant
17 484 (3.43%) Systems Engineer
18 431 (3.05%) Senior Developer
19 423 (2.99%) .NET Developer
20 408 (2.89%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2101 (14.87%) .NET
2 1019 (7.21%) HTML
3 939 (6.65%) ASP.NET
4 856 (6.06%) Web Services
5 760 (5.38%) CSS
6 757 (5.36%) XML
7 498 (3.52%) jQuery
8 497 (3.52%) WCF
9 496 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
10 463 (3.28%) .NET Framework
11 429 (3.04%) WPF
12 376 (2.66%) WinForms
13 344 (2.43%) HTML5
14 283 (2.00%) Middleware
15 257 (1.82%) REST
16 250 (1.77%) Ajax
17 208 (1.47%) AngularJS
18 196 (1.39%) SOAP
19 193 (1.37%) NHibernate
20 186 (1.32%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 1198 (8.48%) Blackberry
2 1002 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
3 801 (5.67%) Computer Science
4 555 (3.93%) Clustering
5 525 (3.72%) Hedge funds
6 433 (3.06%) Management Information System
7 339 (2.40%) Open Source
8 317 (2.24%) Replication
9 295 (2.09%) iPhone
10 222 (1.57%) User Experience
11 216 (1.53%) Client/Server
12 209 (1.48%) iPad
13 201 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
14 198 (1.40%) Fixed Income
15 196 (1.39%) Mathematics
16 191 (1.35%) Derivative
16 191 (1.35%) Mobile App
17 189 (1.34%) Equities
18 148 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 130 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3798 (26.88%) Linux
2 3300 (23.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 2535 (17.94%) Windows 7
4 1931 (13.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1825 (12.92%) UNIX
6 1608 (11.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 1462 (10.35%) Windows XP
8 849 (6.01%) Windows 8
9 651 (4.61%) Android
10 561 (3.97%) Apple iOS
11 528 (3.74%) Solaris
12 496 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 474 (3.36%) Mac OS X
14 244 (1.73%) Ubuntu
15 209 (1.48%) Windows Phone
16 194 (1.37%) CentOS
17 189 (1.34%) Windows Vista
18 186 (1.32%) AIX
19 167 (1.18%) Debian
20 154 (1.09%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2449 (17.33%) ITIL
2 1720 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
3 779 (5.51%) OO
4 756 (5.35%) MVC
5 709 (5.02%) TDD
6 687 (4.86%) Scrum
7 677 (4.79%) E-Commerce
8 674 (4.77%) Project Management
9 656 (4.64%) DevOps
10 512 (3.62%) Performance Tuning
11 511 (3.62%) Service Management
12 506 (3.58%) Migration
13 481 (3.40%) Continuous Integration
14 459 (3.25%) Disaster Recovery
15 437 (3.09%) Service Delivery
16 430 (3.04%) Software Engineering
17 405 (2.87%) Mentoring
18 386 (2.73%) CRM
19 378 (2.68%) Business Intelligence
20 375 (2.65%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3479 (24.62%) SQL
2 1850 (13.09%) C#
3 1483 (10.50%) Java
4 1132 (8.01%) JavaScript
5 1074 (7.60%) PowerShell
6 887 (6.28%) C++
7 853 (6.04%) Python
8 719 (5.09%) Perl
9 494 (3.50%) Bash Shell
10 475 (3.36%) T-SQL
11 454 (3.21%) Ruby
12 419 (2.97%) C
13 378 (2.68%) PHP
14 375 (2.65%) VB
15 347 (2.46%) Shell Script
16 338 (2.39%) VBScript
17 180 (1.27%) VBA
18 170 (1.20%) VB.NET
19 151 (1.07%) PL/SQL
20 113 (0.80%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2015 (14.26%) Degree
2 1505 (10.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 888 (6.29%) MCSE
4 758 (5.37%) Cisco Certification
5 548 (3.88%) CCNA
6 512 (3.62%) MCITP
7 498 (3.52%) MCP
8 449 (3.18%) MCSA
9 314 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 283 (2.00%) Security Cleared
11 277 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
12 234 (1.66%) MCTS
13 227 (1.61%) CCNP
14 189 (1.34%) SC Cleared
15 156 (1.10%) CISSP
16 143 (1.01%) Citrix Certification
17 78 (0.55%) CCA
18 77 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 73 (0.52%) A+ Certification
20 69 (0.49%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 745 (5.27%) SLA
2 570 (4.03%) QA
3 147 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 102 (0.72%) PCI DSS
5 98 (0.69%) ISO 9001
6 52 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 47 (0.33%) COBIT
8 23 (0.16%) EMIR
9 20 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
10 15 (0.11%) UCITS
11 14 (0.099%) JSP 440
12 9 (0.064%) HL7
12 9 (0.064%) ISO 8583
13 7 (0.050%) DICOM
13 7 (0.050%) ISO 14001
14 5 (0.035%) Data Quality
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 4946 (35.01%) Active Directory
2 2381 (16.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 818 (5.79%) Hyper-V
4 737 (5.22%) XenApp
5 666 (4.71%) vSphere
6 462 (3.27%) VMware ESX
7 321 (2.27%) XenDesktop
8 258 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
9 220 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
10 152 (1.08%) NFS
11 145 (1.03%) XenServer
12 138 (0.98%) Xen
13 126 (0.89%) KVM
14 96 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
15 94 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
15 94 (0.67%) Terminal Services
16 84 (0.59%) UAG
16 84 (0.59%) Snort
17 82 (0.58%) MetaFrame
18 70 (0.50%) Samba
Systems Management
1 851 (6.02%) SCCM
2 561 (3.97%) Puppet
3 434 (3.07%) SCOM
4 426 (3.02%) Opscode Chef
5 387 (2.74%) Nagios
6 268 (1.90%) Backup Exec
7 212 (1.50%) WSUS
8 170 (1.20%) NetBackup
9 162 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
10 93 (0.66%) Cacti
11 90 (0.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 89 (0.63%) OpenView
13 81 (0.57%) ZABBIX
14 78 (0.55%) Tivoli
15 77 (0.55%) HP SIM
16 68 (0.48%) Data Guard
17 65 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
18 62 (0.44%) Ansible
19 61 (0.43%) logstash
20 59 (0.42%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 5267 (37.28%) Microsoft
2 3763 (26.64%) VMware
3 2273 (16.09%) Citrix
4 2134 (15.10%) Cisco
5 1606 (11.37%) Oracle
6 1197 (8.47%) HP
7 705 (4.99%) Red Hat
8 574 (4.06%) NetApp
9 537 (3.80%) Apple
10 516 (3.65%) Dell
11 501 (3.55%) Symantec
12 475 (3.36%) EMC
13 421 (2.98%) Juniper
14 412 (2.92%) Bloomberg
15 320 (2.27%) CheckPoint
16 318 (2.25%) IBM
17 255 (1.80%) Sybase
18 245 (1.73%) Reuters
19 202 (1.43%) Avaya
20 191 (1.35%) Google
West London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £18000 to £22000 per annum
Posted: 22 minutes ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
East London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + full benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + £5k Travel Allowance + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + bonuses
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Queen Mary University of London
Salary: £35,319-£41,553 per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
East London
LA International
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Harrow, Middlesex
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000 per annum + pension, health care
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £5000 - £70000 per annum + good bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £80000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago