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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7043 6385 7171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 14.96% 14.47% 14.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.84% 52.14% 51.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6068 5546 6295
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
12842 12247 13808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.28% 27.76% 27.32%
Number of salaries quoted 11039 10460 12089
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,255 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 29 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 29 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 +3 1728 £47,500 -5.00% 256
Croydon -3 58 £32,500 -5.79% 12
Bromley +6 48 £37,500 +25.00%
Docklands, London +3 42 £65,000 +36.84%
Uxbridge +1 41 £32,500 -13.33% 4
Kingston Upon Thames -8 33 £36,500 +12.30% 6
Harrow -5 30 £40,000 +55.33% 6
Wimbledon -1 22 £36,250 +6.61%
Sidcup +1 19 £42,000 -37.77% 2
Chiswick 0 19 £28,500 -26.45% 1
Wembley +2 16 £55,750 +90.59% 1
Canary Wharf -3 16 £65,000 -23.52%
New Malden -2 14 £42,500 -5.55%
Hammersmith -7 13 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Upminster - 12 £35,000 -
Barnet +3 9 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Surbiton +1 9 £27,000 -32.50% 2
Hayes 0 9 £42,500 -6.07% 1
Orpington +9 8 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Enfield +1 8 £40,000 -25.92% 3
Erith 0 8 £37,500 -
Clapham -4 7 £60,000 +20.00%
Hounslow -18 7 £28,500 -28.75% 6
Greenford 0 6 £21,125 +0.59%
Brentford -4 6 £40,000 +86.04% 2
Twickenham -7 6 £47,500 +31.94% 1
Westminster -2 5 £36,348 -9.13%
Teddington -5 5 £40,000 -3.03%
Beckenham +1 4 £27,500 -34.52% 1
Ilford +1 4 £22,000 +4.76% 1
South Croydon - 4 £55,000 -
Ealing +1 3 £52,500 -
Chessington -9 3 £27,000 -28.94% 2
Barking +1 2 £25,750 -26.42%
Feltham -2 2 - - 1
Romford -2 2 £61,250 +206.25% 3
West Drayton -5 2 £41,000 +17.14% 1
Chislehurst - 2 £27,500 -
Southwark - 2 £55,000 - 1
Mayfair +2 1 £70,000 +86.66%
Greenwich 0 1 £23,000 -8.00%
Edgware 0 1 £26,000 -7.14% 1
Isleworth -7 1 - - 2
Dagenham - 1 £35,000 -
Bexley - 1 £36,000 -
Worcester Park - 1 £25,000 -
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 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 5163 (36.40%) Microsoft
2 4895 (34.51%) Active Directory
3 3829 (26.99%) Linux
4 3712 (26.17%) VMware
5 3679 (25.94%) SQL
6 3671 (25.88%) Finance
7 3614 (25.48%) SQL Server
8 3316 (23.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 2823 (19.90%) MS Excel
10 2593 (18.28%) MS Exchange
11 2483 (17.50%) Windows 7
12 2432 (17.14%) ITIL
13 2413 (17.01%) MS Office
14 2324 (16.38%) VMware Infrastructure
15 2202 (15.52%) Citrix
16 2168 (15.28%) .NET
17 2132 (15.03%) Degree
18 2101 (14.81%) Cisco
19 2009 (14.16%) Windows Server 2003
20 1948 (13.73%) UNIX
21 1936 (13.65%) C#
22 1775 (12.51%) DNS
23 1745 (12.30%) TCP/IP
24 1709 (12.05%) Firewall
25 1649 (11.62%) Oracle
26 1618 (11.41%) Microsoft Certification
27 1601 (11.29%) SAN
28 1558 (10.98%) Java
29 1493 (10.53%) IIS
30 1446 (10.19%) Windows Server 2012

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 2593 (18.28%) MS Exchange
2 1493 (10.53%) IIS
3 1392 (9.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1097 (7.73%) SharePoint
5 688 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 649 (4.58%) Apache
7 599 (4.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 470 (3.31%) Lync
9 451 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2013
10 449 (3.17%) Tomcat
11 421 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2003
12 206 (1.45%) WebSphere
13 200 (1.41%) CMS
14 185 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
15 179 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
16 168 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
17 167 (1.18%) nginx
18 149 (1.05%) WebLogic
19 134 (0.94%) Apache Solr
20 119 (0.84%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2823 (19.90%) MS Excel
2 2413 (17.01%) MS Office
3 241 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 104 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 102 (0.72%) Photoshop
6 64 (0.45%) MS Project
7 49 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
8 31 (0.22%) PowerPivot
9 30 (0.21%) InDesign
10 29 (0.20%) InfoPath
11 20 (0.14%) SPSS
11 20 (0.14%) Acrobat
12 13 (0.092%) Spreadsheet
13 9 (0.063%) Fireworks
14 8 (0.056%) Quicktime
14 8 (0.056%) Final Cut Pro
15 7 (0.049%) Maya
15 7 (0.049%) 3ds Max
16 6 (0.042%) Adobe After Effects
17 4 (0.028%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 149 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 45 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
4 42 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
5 40 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
6 31 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
6 31 (0.22%) RMDS
7 29 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
8 26 (0.18%) Temenos T24
9 24 (0.17%) Sophis RISQUE
10 21 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 19 (0.13%) Google Analytics
12 18 (0.13%) Markit EDM
13 16 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
14 15 (0.11%) Adaptiv
14 15 (0.11%) Eikon
15 14 (0.099%) IntelliMatch
15 14 (0.099%) Oracle Payables
15 14 (0.099%) Oracle Receivables
15 14 (0.099%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 455 (3.21%) Office 365
2 433 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 317 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
4 259 (1.83%) SaaS
5 146 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
6 132 (0.93%) PaaS
7 127 (0.90%) IaaS
8 91 (0.64%) GitHub
9 75 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
10 58 (0.41%) Google Apps
11 38 (0.27%) Trello
12 29 (0.20%) Rackspace Cloud
13 20 (0.14%) Amazon S3
14 12 (0.085%) Joyent
14 12 (0.085%) AWS Data Pipeline
15 7 (0.049%) Basecamp
16 5 (0.035%) Heroku
17 4 (0.028%) CloudFront
18 3 (0.021%) Force.com
19 2 (0.014%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1775 (12.51%) DNS
2 1745 (12.30%) TCP/IP
3 1709 (12.05%) Firewall
4 1601 (11.29%) SAN
5 1207 (8.51%) LAN
6 1206 (8.50%) DHCP
7 1100 (7.75%) WAN
8 932 (6.57%) VPN
9 668 (4.71%) Internet
10 468 (3.30%) NAS
11 430 (3.03%) VoIP
12 393 (2.77%) Wireless
13 358 (2.52%) HTTP
14 268 (1.89%) Network Security
15 262 (1.85%) SSL
16 257 (1.81%) LDAP
17 239 (1.68%) VLAN
18 237 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
19 225 (1.59%) MPLS
20 206 (1.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3614 (25.48%) SQL Server
2 814 (5.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 764 (5.39%) MySQL
4 460 (3.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 438 (3.09%) Relational Database
6 404 (2.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 397 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 382 (2.69%) Oracle Database
9 348 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
10 228 (1.61%) RDBMS
11 222 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
12 213 (1.50%) MongoDB
13 206 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 176 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
15 129 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
16 128 (0.90%) DB2
17 121 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
18 96 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
19 95 (0.67%) Big Data
20 92 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 563 (3.97%) Subversion
2 445 (3.14%) Git (software)
3 381 (2.69%) NUnit
4 352 (2.48%) Visual Studio
5 349 (2.46%) JIRA
6 308 (2.17%) Jenkins
7 268 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 258 (1.82%) TeamCity
9 235 (1.66%) Rhino Mocks
10 230 (1.62%) Selenium
11 142 (1.00%) Maven
12 130 (0.92%) JUnit
13 123 (0.87%) Moq
14 116 (0.82%) Ant
15 114 (0.80%) WebDriver
16 107 (0.75%) Eclipse
17 99 (0.70%) MSI
18 78 (0.55%) Cucumber
19 77 (0.54%) MSTest
20 76 (0.54%) SpecFlow
General
1 3671 (25.88%) Finance
2 1314 (9.26%) Banking
3 805 (5.68%) Law
4 568 (4.00%) Legal
5 522 (3.68%) Telecoms
6 441 (3.11%) Retail
7 400 (2.82%) Investment Banking
8 378 (2.66%) Front Office
9 325 (2.29%) Marketing
10 271 (1.91%) Advertising
11 262 (1.85%) Financial Institution
12 261 (1.84%) Back Office
13 209 (1.47%) Games
14 177 (1.25%) Publishing
15 119 (0.84%) French Language
16 64 (0.45%) Electronics
17 55 (0.39%) Manufacturing
18 45 (0.32%) Billing
19 44 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
20 42 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2735 (19.28%) Analyst
2 2320 (16.36%) Developer
3 1486 (10.48%) Support Analyst
4 1230 (8.67%) Support Engineer
5 904 (6.37%) Administrator
6 720 (5.08%) Applications Support
7 647 (4.56%) 2nd Line Support
8 621 (4.38%) Systems Administrator
9 616 (4.34%) IT Support
10 589 (4.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 581 (4.10%) Architect
12 539 (3.80%) 3rd Line Support
13 531 (3.74%) Desktop Support
14 503 (3.55%) Consultant
15 483 (3.41%) Systems Engineer
16 470 (3.31%) Service Analyst
17 465 (3.28%) Senior Developer
18 442 (3.12%) Service Desk Analyst
19 438 (3.09%) .NET Developer
20 428 (3.02%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2168 (15.28%) .NET
2 1044 (7.36%) HTML
3 974 (6.87%) ASP.NET
4 872 (6.15%) Web Services
5 844 (5.95%) XML
6 801 (5.65%) CSS
7 529 (3.73%) WCF
8 513 (3.62%) jQuery
9 485 (3.42%) ASP.NET MVC
10 477 (3.36%) WPF
11 461 (3.25%) .NET Framework
12 382 (2.69%) WinForms
13 330 (2.33%) HTML5
14 283 (2.00%) Ajax
15 274 (1.93%) Middleware
16 267 (1.88%) REST
17 230 (1.62%) JSON
18 218 (1.54%) SOAP
19 205 (1.45%) LAMP
20 186 (1.31%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1284 (9.05%) Blackberry
2 909 (6.41%) Computer Science
3 564 (3.98%) Clustering
4 561 (3.95%) Hedge funds
5 436 (3.07%) Management Information System
6 357 (2.52%) Replication
7 330 (2.33%) Open Source
8 285 (2.01%) iPhone
9 243 (1.71%) Client/Server
10 229 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
11 224 (1.58%) Mobile App
12 217 (1.53%) Mathematics
13 200 (1.41%) iPad
14 198 (1.40%) Derivative
15 182 (1.28%) Equities
16 177 (1.25%) Fixed Income
17 157 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
18 134 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 108 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
20 95 (0.67%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 3829 (26.99%) Linux
2 3316 (23.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2483 (17.50%) Windows 7
4 2009 (14.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 1948 (13.73%) UNIX
6 1446 (10.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 1401 (9.88%) Windows XP
8 742 (5.23%) Android
9 739 (5.21%) Windows 8
10 629 (4.43%) Apple iOS
11 593 (4.18%) Solaris
12 485 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 454 (3.20%) Mac OS X
14 238 (1.68%) Windows Phone
15 229 (1.61%) Ubuntu
16 196 (1.38%) Windows Vista
17 169 (1.19%) Mac OS
18 165 (1.16%) CentOS
18 165 (1.16%) AIX
19 149 (1.05%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2432 (17.14%) ITIL
2 797 (5.62%) Agile Software Development
3 768 (5.41%) OO
4 765 (5.39%) TDD
5 729 (5.14%) MVC
6 717 (5.05%) Scrum
7 712 (5.02%) Project Management
8 691 (4.87%) E-Commerce
9 566 (3.99%) Performance Tuning
10 564 (3.98%) DevOps
11 524 (3.69%) Service Management
12 507 (3.57%) Software Engineering
13 487 (3.43%) Migration
14 474 (3.34%) Disaster Recovery
15 458 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
16 457 (3.22%) Service Delivery
17 375 (2.64%) CRM
18 373 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
19 367 (2.59%) Change Management
20 362 (2.55%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3679 (25.94%) SQL
2 1936 (13.65%) C#
3 1558 (10.98%) Java
4 1184 (8.35%) JavaScript
5 1146 (8.08%) PowerShell
6 896 (6.32%) C++
7 818 (5.77%) Python
8 739 (5.21%) Perl
9 530 (3.74%) T-SQL
10 465 (3.28%) PHP
11 461 (3.25%) Bash Shell
12 454 (3.20%) C
13 432 (3.05%) Ruby
14 411 (2.90%) VB
15 344 (2.43%) VBScript
16 331 (2.33%) Shell Script
17 205 (1.45%) VBA
18 181 (1.28%) PL/SQL
19 171 (1.21%) VB.NET
20 159 (1.12%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2132 (15.03%) Degree
2 1618 (11.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 900 (6.34%) MCSE
4 725 (5.11%) Cisco Certification
5 543 (3.83%) CCNA
6 542 (3.82%) MCITP
7 483 (3.41%) MCP
8 420 (2.96%) MCSA
9 286 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 281 (1.98%) MCTS
11 275 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
12 251 (1.77%) Security Cleared
13 204 (1.44%) CCNP
14 181 (1.28%) CISSP
15 171 (1.21%) SC Cleared
16 119 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
17 108 (0.76%) MCSD
18 98 (0.69%) MCAD
19 72 (0.51%) ISEB
20 70 (0.49%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 716 (5.05%) SLA
2 582 (4.10%) QA
3 150 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 108 (0.76%) PCI DSS
5 88 (0.62%) ISO 9001
6 51 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 44 (0.31%) COBIT
8 21 (0.15%) HL7
8 21 (0.15%) EMIR
9 16 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
9 16 (0.11%) UCITS
10 9 (0.063%) Data Quality
11 7 (0.049%) DICOM
12 5 (0.035%) ISO 8583
12 5 (0.035%) GAAP
13 3 (0.021%) BS7799
13 3 (0.021%) JSP 440
14 2 (0.014%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 2 (0.014%) ISO 14001
14 2 (0.014%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 4895 (34.51%) Active Directory
2 2324 (16.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 840 (5.92%) Hyper-V
4 706 (4.98%) XenApp
5 644 (4.54%) vSphere
6 514 (3.62%) VMware ESX
7 318 (2.24%) XenDesktop
8 246 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
9 209 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
10 167 (1.18%) XenServer
11 132 (0.93%) Terminal Services
12 128 (0.90%) NFS
13 113 (0.80%) Xen
14 108 (0.76%) KVM
15 91 (0.64%) UAG
15 91 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
16 84 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
17 74 (0.52%) MetaFrame
18 73 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
19 67 (0.47%) Snort
Systems Management
1 880 (6.20%) SCCM
2 483 (3.41%) Puppet
3 418 (2.95%) SCOM
4 378 (2.66%) Opscode Chef
5 353 (2.49%) Nagios
6 293 (2.07%) Backup Exec
7 260 (1.83%) WSUS
8 191 (1.35%) NetBackup
9 153 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
10 91 (0.64%) Cacti
11 90 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 88 (0.62%) OpenView
13 87 (0.61%) ZABBIX
14 81 (0.57%) Tivoli
15 79 (0.56%) Data Guard
16 67 (0.47%) HP SIM
17 59 (0.42%) HAProxy
18 54 (0.38%) logstash
19 51 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
20 49 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5163 (36.40%) Microsoft
2 3712 (26.17%) VMware
3 2202 (15.52%) Citrix
4 2101 (14.81%) Cisco
5 1649 (11.62%) Oracle
6 1275 (8.99%) HP
7 670 (4.72%) Red Hat
8 572 (4.03%) NetApp
9 547 (3.86%) EMC
10 521 (3.67%) Apple
11 515 (3.63%) Symantec
12 510 (3.60%) Dell
13 415 (2.93%) Juniper
14 377 (2.66%) Bloomberg
15 354 (2.50%) CheckPoint
16 342 (2.41%) IBM
17 252 (1.78%) Sybase
18 218 (1.54%) JBoss
19 215 (1.52%) Reuters
19 215 (1.52%) Google
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 to £33000 per annum - Excellent Benefits and Environment
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Allied Worldwide
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum 20% bonus, private health care, 25 d
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £45,000 per annum plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Shares
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Nuepc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
MBA Ltd
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday