The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7046 6379 7231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 14.73% 14.41% 14.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.58% 52.17% 51.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6104 5466 6378
Average salary £45,000 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.09% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
13151 12228 13964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.49% 27.62% 27.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11327 10386 12234
Average salary £48,000 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows
England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 1743 £47,500 -5.00% 249
Croydon -4 54 £33,750 -3.57% 13
Bromley +4 51 £37,500 +25.00% 4
Uxbridge 0 37 £38,750 +3.33% 3
Docklands, London -8 33 £65,000 +8.33% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -5 30 £36,500 +4.28% 5
Harrow -3 26 £40,000 - 5
Canary Wharf -3 25 £64,000 -24.70%
Hammersmith -3 23 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Chiswick -2 21 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Wimbledon -5 21 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Sidcup +3 20 £40,500 -32.50% 1
Wembley 0 17 £65,000 +140.74% 1
New Malden -1 14 £42,500 - 2
Barnet 0 13 £34,500 -1.42% 5
Surbiton +2 12 £32,500 -18.75%
Upminster - 12 £35,000 -
Clapham -3 10 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Teddington -1 9 £42,500 +21.42%
Brentford -11 9 £40,000 +63.26% 3
Chislehurst - 9 £28,000 -
Westminster -2 8 £37,695 -5.76%
Bexley +1 7 £27,000 -10.00%
Hayes -1 7 £42,500 +6.25%
Chessington -9 7 £47,500 +25.00%
Enfield +5 6 £37,500 -30.55% 1
Ilford 0 6 £22,000 +4.76%
Greenford 0 6 £21,125 -28.99%
Twickenham -5 6 £45,000 +25.00% 1
Dagenham -10 6 £35,000 -30.00%
Hounslow -30 6 £25,000 -23.07% 5
Orpington +8 5 £32,500 - 1
Mayfair +2 5 £57,500 +53.33%
Erith 0 5 £37,500 - 1
Beckenham +1 4 £27,500 -34.52%
South Croydon - 4 £55,000 -
Ealing 0 3 £52,500 +5.00%
West Drayton -1 3 £41,000 +17.14% 1
Southwark - 3 £50,000 - 1
Greenwich 0 2 £22,500 -10.00%
Edgware -2 1 £26,000 -11.11%
Isleworth -2 1 - -
Romford -6 1 £21,000 +5.00% 1
Mitcham - 1 £38,000 -
Worcester Park - 1 £25,000 -
Barking - 1 £30,000 - 2
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 5254 (36.61%) Microsoft
2 4931 (34.36%) Active Directory
3 3812 (26.56%) Linux
4 3758 (26.18%) SQL
5 3722 (25.93%) VMware
6 3705 (25.82%) Finance
7 3596 (25.06%) SQL Server
8 3460 (24.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 2857 (19.91%) MS Excel
10 2645 (18.43%) MS Exchange
11 2542 (17.71%) Windows 7
12 2427 (16.91%) ITIL
13 2413 (16.81%) MS Office
14 2305 (16.06%) VMware Infrastructure
15 2255 (15.71%) Citrix
16 2200 (15.33%) Degree
17 2173 (15.14%) .NET
18 2116 (14.74%) Windows Server 2003
19 2102 (14.65%) Cisco
20 1989 (13.86%) UNIX
21 1969 (13.72%) C#
22 1762 (12.28%) DNS
23 1759 (12.26%) TCP/IP
24 1710 (11.91%) Firewall
25 1705 (11.88%) Microsoft Certification
26 1646 (11.47%) Oracle
27 1620 (11.29%) SAN
28 1588 (11.06%) Java
29 1481 (10.32%) IIS
30 1444 (10.06%) Windows Server 2012

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 2645 (18.43%) MS Exchange
2 1481 (10.32%) IIS
3 1410 (9.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1122 (7.82%) SharePoint
5 679 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2007
6 621 (4.33%) Apache
7 611 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 449 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
9 435 (3.03%) Lync
10 426 (2.97%) Tomcat
11 423 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2003
12 218 (1.52%) CMS
13 199 (1.39%) WebSphere
13 199 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
14 183 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
15 182 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
16 149 (1.04%) WebLogic
17 131 (0.91%) nginx
18 116 (0.81%) IBM Notes
19 112 (0.78%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2857 (19.91%) MS Excel
2 2413 (16.81%) MS Office
3 240 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 105 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 101 (0.70%) Photoshop
6 70 (0.49%) MS Project
7 47 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
8 32 (0.22%) InDesign
9 31 (0.22%) PowerPivot
10 27 (0.19%) InfoPath
11 18 (0.13%) SPSS
12 16 (0.11%) Acrobat
13 12 (0.084%) Spreadsheet
14 9 (0.063%) Quicktime
15 7 (0.049%) Final Cut Pro
16 6 (0.042%) Adobe After Effects
17 5 (0.035%) Fireworks
18 4 (0.028%) Maya
18 4 (0.028%) 3ds Max
18 4 (0.028%) Blender
Business Applications
1 167 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 52 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 44 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
4 39 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
4 39 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
5 29 (0.20%) RMDS
6 27 (0.19%) Temenos T24
6 27 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
7 25 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
8 21 (0.15%) Sophis RISQUE
9 20 (0.14%) Markit EDM
10 19 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
10 19 (0.13%) Misys Opics
11 18 (0.13%) SAP Business One
11 18 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 18 (0.13%) Eikon
12 14 (0.098%) Google Analytics
12 14 (0.098%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 14 (0.098%) Cognos TM1
12 14 (0.098%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 441 (3.07%) Office 365
2 377 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 296 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
4 260 (1.81%) SaaS
5 125 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
6 123 (0.86%) PaaS
7 121 (0.84%) IaaS
8 82 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
9 73 (0.51%) GitHub
10 55 (0.38%) Google Apps
11 40 (0.28%) Rackspace Cloud
12 20 (0.14%) Amazon S3
12 20 (0.14%) Trello
13 9 (0.063%) Joyent
14 8 (0.056%) Basecamp
15 4 (0.028%) Heroku
15 4 (0.028%) CloudFront
16 3 (0.021%) Amazon ELB
16 3 (0.021%) Force.com
17 2 (0.014%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1762 (12.28%) DNS
2 1759 (12.26%) TCP/IP
3 1710 (11.91%) Firewall
4 1620 (11.29%) SAN
5 1185 (8.26%) DHCP
6 1179 (8.21%) LAN
7 1081 (7.53%) WAN
8 928 (6.47%) VPN
9 721 (5.02%) Internet
10 506 (3.53%) NAS
11 450 (3.14%) VoIP
12 417 (2.91%) Wireless
13 371 (2.59%) HTTP
14 277 (1.93%) Network Security
15 249 (1.73%) SSL
16 247 (1.72%) LDAP
17 244 (1.70%) VLAN
18 220 (1.53%) MPLS
19 217 (1.51%) Cisco ASA
20 211 (1.47%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3596 (25.06%) SQL Server
2 868 (6.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 726 (5.06%) MySQL
4 509 (3.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 452 (3.15%) Relational Database
6 412 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 400 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 396 (2.76%) Oracle Database
9 390 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
10 241 (1.68%) RDBMS
11 225 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
12 211 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 208 (1.45%) MongoDB
14 161 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
15 142 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
16 124 (0.86%) DB2
17 123 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
18 104 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
19 99 (0.69%) Big Data
20 94 (0.65%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 535 (3.73%) Subversion
2 407 (2.84%) Git (software)
3 378 (2.63%) NUnit
4 368 (2.56%) Visual Studio
5 346 (2.41%) JIRA
6 297 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
7 285 (1.99%) Jenkins
8 246 (1.71%) Selenium
9 236 (1.64%) TeamCity
10 215 (1.50%) Rhino Mocks
11 147 (1.02%) Maven
12 140 (0.98%) JUnit
13 128 (0.89%) Moq
14 122 (0.85%) WebDriver
15 119 (0.83%) Ant
16 115 (0.80%) Eclipse
17 101 (0.70%) MSI
18 99 (0.69%) Cucumber
19 92 (0.64%) SpecFlow
20 80 (0.56%) Hudson
General
1 3705 (25.82%) Finance
2 1268 (8.84%) Banking
3 826 (5.76%) Law
4 566 (3.94%) Legal
5 495 (3.45%) Telecoms
6 436 (3.04%) Retail
7 395 (2.75%) Investment Banking
8 388 (2.70%) Front Office
9 352 (2.45%) Marketing
10 300 (2.09%) Advertising
11 291 (2.03%) Back Office
12 276 (1.92%) Financial Institution
13 207 (1.44%) Games
14 166 (1.16%) Publishing
15 92 (0.64%) French Language
16 62 (0.43%) Electronics
17 53 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
18 52 (0.36%) Manufacturing
19 43 (0.30%) Billing
20 42 (0.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2737 (19.07%) Analyst
2 2353 (16.39%) Developer
3 1503 (10.47%) Support Analyst
4 1203 (8.38%) Support Engineer
5 974 (6.79%) Administrator
6 704 (4.91%) Applications Support
7 658 (4.58%) 2nd Line Support
8 646 (4.50%) Systems Administrator
9 616 (4.29%) IT Support
10 600 (4.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 573 (3.99%) Architect
12 563 (3.92%) Desktop Support
13 532 (3.71%) Consultant
14 525 (3.66%) 3rd Line Support
15 474 (3.30%) Systems Engineer
16 470 (3.27%) Senior Developer
17 452 (3.15%) C# Developer
18 435 (3.03%) Service Analyst
19 426 (2.97%) .NET Developer
20 414 (2.88%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2173 (15.14%) .NET
2 1041 (7.25%) HTML
3 955 (6.65%) ASP.NET
4 897 (6.25%) Web Services
5 842 (5.87%) XML
6 796 (5.55%) CSS
7 518 (3.61%) WCF
8 511 (3.56%) jQuery
9 490 (3.41%) WPF
10 466 (3.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 458 (3.19%) .NET Framework
12 387 (2.70%) WinForms
13 340 (2.37%) HTML5
14 285 (1.99%) Ajax
15 269 (1.87%) REST
16 263 (1.83%) Middleware
17 233 (1.62%) JSON
18 217 (1.51%) SOAP
19 210 (1.46%) LAMP
20 194 (1.35%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1371 (9.55%) Blackberry
2 980 (6.83%) Computer Science
3 564 (3.93%) Clustering
4 552 (3.85%) Hedge funds
5 442 (3.08%) Management Information System
6 368 (2.56%) Replication
7 334 (2.33%) Open Source
8 281 (1.96%) iPhone
9 277 (1.93%) Mobile App
10 268 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
11 264 (1.84%) Client/Server
12 227 (1.58%) Mathematics
13 206 (1.44%) iPad
14 202 (1.41%) Derivative
15 180 (1.25%) Equities
16 167 (1.16%) Fixed Income
17 159 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
18 139 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 116 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
20 101 (0.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3812 (26.56%) Linux
2 3460 (24.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2542 (17.71%) Windows 7
4 2116 (14.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 1989 (13.86%) UNIX
6 1444 (10.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 1439 (10.03%) Windows XP
8 806 (5.62%) Android
9 733 (5.11%) Windows 8
10 682 (4.75%) Apple iOS
11 591 (4.12%) Solaris
12 487 (3.39%) Mac OS X
13 470 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 230 (1.60%) Windows Phone
15 215 (1.50%) Windows Vista
16 191 (1.33%) Ubuntu
17 190 (1.32%) Mac OS
18 175 (1.22%) CentOS
19 153 (1.07%) Windows Mobile
20 142 (0.99%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2427 (16.91%) ITIL
2 825 (5.75%) Agile Software Development
3 822 (5.73%) TDD
4 732 (5.10%) OO
5 724 (5.04%) Project Management
6 708 (4.93%) MVC
7 694 (4.84%) Scrum
8 678 (4.72%) E-Commerce
9 566 (3.94%) Performance Tuning
10 542 (3.78%) Software Engineering
11 526 (3.66%) Service Management
12 525 (3.66%) DevOps
13 506 (3.53%) Service Delivery
14 503 (3.50%) Migration
15 497 (3.46%) Disaster Recovery
16 474 (3.30%) Continuous Integration
17 401 (2.79%) Change Management
18 389 (2.71%) CRM
19 378 (2.63%) BDD
20 359 (2.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3758 (26.18%) SQL
2 1969 (13.72%) C#
3 1588 (11.06%) Java
4 1232 (8.58%) PowerShell
5 1229 (8.56%) JavaScript
6 918 (6.40%) C++
7 754 (5.25%) Python
8 713 (4.97%) Perl
9 551 (3.84%) T-SQL
10 492 (3.43%) PHP
11 484 (3.37%) C
12 418 (2.91%) VB
13 414 (2.88%) Bash Shell
14 382 (2.66%) Ruby
15 334 (2.33%) VBScript
16 313 (2.18%) Shell Script
17 198 (1.38%) PL/SQL
18 183 (1.28%) VBA
19 180 (1.25%) Objective-C
20 171 (1.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2200 (15.33%) Degree
2 1705 (11.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 946 (6.59%) MCSE
4 699 (4.87%) Cisco Certification
5 580 (4.04%) MCITP
6 539 (3.76%) CCNA
7 510 (3.55%) MCP
8 439 (3.06%) MCSA
9 304 (2.12%) MCTS
10 293 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 273 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
12 261 (1.82%) Security Cleared
13 200 (1.39%) CCNP
14 190 (1.32%) CISSP
15 176 (1.23%) SC Cleared
16 134 (0.93%) MCSD
17 125 (0.87%) MCAD
18 118 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
19 81 (0.56%) MCDST
20 76 (0.53%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 689 (4.80%) SLA
2 632 (4.40%) QA
3 150 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 100 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 88 (0.61%) ISO 9001
6 46 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 36 (0.25%) COBIT
8 23 (0.16%) HL7
9 21 (0.15%) EMIR
10 16 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
10 16 (0.11%) UCITS
11 10 (0.070%) Data Quality
12 5 (0.035%) ISO 8583
12 5 (0.035%) DICOM
13 4 (0.028%) GAAP
14 3 (0.021%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 3 (0.021%) BS7799
14 3 (0.021%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 2 (0.014%) HIPAA
16 1 (0.007%) GPG13
System Software
1 4931 (34.36%) Active Directory
2 2305 (16.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 843 (5.87%) Hyper-V
4 755 (5.26%) XenApp
5 670 (4.67%) vSphere
6 511 (3.56%) VMware ESX
7 361 (2.52%) XenDesktop
8 247 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
9 204 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
10 189 (1.32%) XenServer
11 150 (1.05%) Terminal Services
12 126 (0.88%) NFS
13 108 (0.75%) Xen
14 88 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
15 86 (0.60%) KVM
16 84 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
17 78 (0.54%) UAG
18 75 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
19 69 (0.48%) MetaFrame
20 63 (0.44%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 884 (6.16%) SCCM
2 430 (3.00%) Puppet
3 398 (2.77%) SCOM
4 337 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
5 298 (2.08%) Nagios
6 290 (2.02%) Backup Exec
7 259 (1.80%) WSUS
8 210 (1.46%) NetBackup
9 148 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
10 91 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 88 (0.61%) ZABBIX
12 86 (0.60%) OpenView
13 82 (0.57%) Tivoli
14 77 (0.54%) Cacti
14 77 (0.54%) Data Guard
15 53 (0.37%) HAProxy
15 53 (0.37%) HP SIM
16 48 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
16 48 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
17 45 (0.31%) logstash
Vendors
1 5254 (36.61%) Microsoft
2 3722 (25.93%) VMware
3 2255 (15.71%) Citrix
4 2102 (14.65%) Cisco
5 1646 (11.47%) Oracle
6 1303 (9.08%) HP
7 650 (4.53%) Red Hat
8 562 (3.92%) EMC
9 544 (3.79%) Apple
9 544 (3.79%) NetApp
10 542 (3.78%) Symantec
11 507 (3.53%) Dell
12 370 (2.58%) Juniper
13 365 (2.54%) CheckPoint
14 357 (2.49%) Bloomberg
15 348 (2.42%) IBM
16 267 (1.86%) Sybase
17 216 (1.51%) Reuters
18 213 (1.48%) Google
19 210 (1.46%) JBoss
Central London / West End
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £36000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
South West London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum To £30k basic
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50-65k + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sidcup, Kent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £57000.00 per annum + 31 days + bonus + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
ARM Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Various
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Robert Half
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, medical, life
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Nakama
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum and 25 days holiday
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Bens / Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellant Bens/Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens/Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago