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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 6904 6436 6783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.64% 15.23% 15.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.81% 53.52% 54.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5901 5519 5977
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 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
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
11740 12025 12491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 28.29% 28.46% 27.83%
Number of salaries quoted 10067 10072 10801
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 1561 £46,500 -2.10% 247
Croydon +8 75 £24,000 -26.15% 4
Docklands, London 0 41 £40,000 -30.43%
Uxbridge -1 41 £40,000 -3.03% 6
Kingston Upon Thames -5 41 £45,000 +63.63% 6
Wimbledon +9 35 £37,500 +1.69% 1
Canary Wharf +29 34 £65,000 -8.77%
Bromley +1 30 £22,500 -40.00%
Sidcup 0 25 £45,250 +81.00%
Chessington 0 20 £31,500 +40.00% 2
Wembley +5 17 £22,500 -33.33% 4
Twickenham 0 17 £22,000 -34.81% 1
Hillingdon - 14 £27,500 -
Surbiton -10 11 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Chiswick +2 10 £42,500 +57.40% 2
Enfield +5 9 £27,500 -8.33% 4
Hammersmith -6 9 £25,000 -26.47% 3
Teddington - 9 £42,500 - 1
Hounslow -1 8 £35,000 +52.17%
Southwark -2 8 - -
New Malden - 8 £50,750 -
Westminster +12 6 £40,250 -5.29% 1
Barnet 0 6 £33,000 -12.00% 1
Mayfair -3 6 £40,000 -20.00%
Grays +2 5 £19,000 -28.30%
Romford -5 5 £32,500 +8.33% 4
Greenwich -10 5 £30,000 -45.45%
Hayes +5 4 £41,250 - 6
Harrow -13 4 £35,000 -33.33% 3
Greenford - 4 £30,000 - 1
Bexley - 4 £28,500 -
Paddington - 4 - -
Upminster +3 3 £35,000 +18.64%
Feltham +2 3 £46,000 +55.93% 2
Morden - 3 - -
Ealing +5 2 £35,000 -36.36%
Isleworth 0 2 £70,000 +16.66% 1
Carshalton - 2 £25,000 -
Edgware - 2 £23,500 - 1
Worcester Park - 2 £34,500 - 1
Stanmore 0 1 £21,000 -23.63%
Brentford -7 1 £48,500 +61.66% 3
Coulsdon - 1 £24,000 -
Southall - 1 £27,500 -
Rainham - 1 £32,500 - 1
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5701 (40.64%) Microsoft
2 5241 (37.36%) Active Directory
3 3993 (28.46%) VMware
4 3721 (26.53%) Finance
5 3436 (24.49%) Linux
6 3433 (24.47%) SQL
7 3423 (24.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 3376 (24.07%) SQL Server
9 2867 (20.44%) MS Exchange
10 2844 (20.27%) MS Excel
11 2746 (19.58%) Windows 7
12 2576 (18.36%) VMware Infrastructure
13 2548 (18.16%) MS Office
14 2483 (17.70%) ITIL
15 2401 (17.12%) Citrix
16 2281 (16.26%) Cisco
17 2053 (14.64%) Windows Server 2012
18 1944 (13.86%) Firewall
19 1920 (13.69%) Windows Server 2003
20 1890 (13.47%) .NET
21 1854 (13.22%) DNS
22 1806 (12.87%) Degree
23 1757 (12.52%) SAN
24 1706 (12.16%) TCP/IP
25 1666 (11.88%) C#
26 1653 (11.78%) Agile Software Development
27 1598 (11.39%) UNIX
28 1527 (10.89%) Microsoft Certification
29 1452 (10.35%) Exchange Server 2010
30 1446 (10.31%) Oracle

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2867 (20.44%) MS Exchange
2 1452 (10.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1355 (9.66%) IIS
4 1108 (7.90%) SharePoint
5 731 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2007
6 601 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2013
7 585 (4.17%) Lync
8 560 (3.99%) Apache
8 560 (3.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 480 (3.42%) Tomcat
10 437 (3.12%) Exchange Server 2003
11 227 (1.62%) nginx
12 216 (1.54%) WebSphere
13 188 (1.34%) JBoss
14 176 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
15 160 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
16 132 (0.94%) Apache Solr
17 129 (0.92%) IBM Notes
18 123 (0.88%) CMS
19 112 (0.80%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2844 (20.27%) MS Excel
2 2548 (18.16%) MS Office
3 242 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 110 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 72 (0.51%) MS Project
6 61 (0.43%) Photoshop
7 43 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
8 37 (0.26%) InfoPath
9 27 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
10 21 (0.15%) Acrobat
11 20 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 18 (0.13%) Fireworks
13 10 (0.071%) SPSS
13 10 (0.071%) PowerPivot
14 9 (0.064%) 3ds Max
15 8 (0.057%) Maya
16 7 (0.050%) Final Cut Pro
16 7 (0.050%) CINEMA 4D
16 7 (0.050%) AutoCAD
17 6 (0.043%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 142 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 57 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 52 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
4 46 (0.33%) RMDS
5 36 (0.26%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 35 (0.25%) Sophis RISQUE
7 23 (0.16%) Eikon
7 23 (0.16%) ION MarketView
7 23 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 21 (0.15%) Markit EDM
9 17 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
10 14 (0.100%) Oracle EBS
10 14 (0.100%) Cognos TM1
11 13 (0.093%) Oracle EBS R12
12 11 (0.078%) Google Analytics
12 11 (0.078%) Dynamics NAV
12 11 (0.078%) Summit
13 10 (0.071%) Fredhopper
14 9 (0.064%) 3000 Xtra
14 9 (0.064%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 677 (4.83%) Office 365
2 553 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 304 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
4 228 (1.63%) SaaS
5 180 (1.28%) IaaS
6 163 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
7 129 (0.92%) GitHub
8 125 (0.89%) PaaS
9 50 (0.36%) Google Apps
10 46 (0.33%) Trello
11 40 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
12 37 (0.26%) Rackspace Cloud
13 26 (0.19%) Amazon S3
14 20 (0.14%) OpenShift
15 12 (0.086%) Yammer
16 9 (0.064%) Amazon SQS
16 9 (0.064%) CloudFront
17 8 (0.057%) Route 53
17 8 (0.057%) Heroku
18 7 (0.050%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 1944 (13.86%) Firewall
2 1854 (13.22%) DNS
3 1757 (12.52%) SAN
4 1706 (12.16%) TCP/IP
5 1250 (8.91%) DHCP
6 1241 (8.85%) LAN
7 1175 (8.38%) WAN
8 1160 (8.27%) VPN
9 675 (4.81%) Internet
10 433 (3.09%) VoIP
11 416 (2.97%) NAS
12 367 (2.62%) Wireless
13 306 (2.18%) HTTP
14 303 (2.16%) iSCSI
15 290 (2.07%) MPLS
16 271 (1.93%) VLAN
17 264 (1.88%) Cisco ASA
18 255 (1.82%) Network Security
19 223 (1.59%) SMTP
20 221 (1.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3376 (24.07%) SQL Server
2 747 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 728 (5.19%) MySQL
4 400 (2.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 395 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 383 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 369 (2.63%) Oracle Database
8 354 (2.52%) Relational Database
9 323 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 212 (1.51%) MongoDB
11 203 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
12 165 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 162 (1.15%) RDBMS
14 149 (1.06%) DB2
14 149 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
15 131 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
16 129 (0.92%) NoSQL
16 129 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
17 99 (0.71%) Hadoop
18 92 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 500 (3.56%) Git (software)
2 451 (3.21%) Subversion
3 409 (2.92%) NUnit
4 385 (2.74%) Visual Studio
5 353 (2.52%) TeamCity
6 308 (2.20%) Jenkins
7 292 (2.08%) JIRA
8 251 (1.79%) Rhino Mocks
9 226 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
10 202 (1.44%) Selenium
11 127 (0.91%) WebDriver
12 121 (0.86%) SpecFlow
13 112 (0.80%) Maven
14 108 (0.77%) Moq
15 102 (0.73%) Cucumber
16 97 (0.69%) FitNesse
17 75 (0.53%) JUnit
18 71 (0.51%) Ant
18 71 (0.51%) MSI
19 66 (0.47%) Hudson
General
1 3721 (26.53%) Finance
2 1262 (9.00%) Banking
3 841 (6.00%) Law
4 609 (4.34%) Telecoms
5 536 (3.82%) Legal
6 464 (3.31%) Retail
7 405 (2.89%) Front Office
8 370 (2.64%) Investment Banking
9 305 (2.17%) Financial Institution
9 305 (2.17%) Marketing
10 269 (1.92%) Advertising
11 236 (1.68%) Back Office
12 182 (1.30%) Games
13 159 (1.13%) Publishing
14 89 (0.63%) French Language
15 71 (0.51%) Manufacturing
16 64 (0.46%) Billing
17 60 (0.43%) Electronics
18 39 (0.28%) German Language
19 36 (0.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2912 (20.76%) Analyst
2 1843 (13.14%) Developer
3 1612 (11.49%) Support Analyst
4 1399 (9.97%) Support Engineer
5 935 (6.67%) Administrator
6 704 (5.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 692 (4.93%) IT Support
8 689 (4.91%) Systems Administrator
9 685 (4.88%) Applications Support
10 666 (4.75%) 2nd Line Support
11 660 (4.70%) Consultant
12 595 (4.24%) Architect
12 595 (4.24%) Desktop Support
13 546 (3.89%) Service Desk Analyst
14 545 (3.89%) Service Analyst
15 524 (3.74%) Systems Engineer
16 506 (3.61%) 3rd Line Support
17 436 (3.11%) Technical Support
18 406 (2.89%) .NET Developer
19 367 (2.62%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1890 (13.47%) .NET
2 904 (6.44%) HTML
3 819 (5.84%) ASP.NET
4 733 (5.23%) Web Services
5 620 (4.42%) XML
6 586 (4.18%) CSS
7 477 (3.40%) WCF
8 433 (3.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 424 (3.02%) .NET Framework
10 417 (2.97%) WPF
11 393 (2.80%) jQuery
12 363 (2.59%) WinForms
13 309 (2.20%) HTML5
14 251 (1.79%) Middleware
15 242 (1.73%) REST
16 240 (1.71%) Ajax
17 231 (1.65%) NHibernate
18 212 (1.51%) FIX Protocol
19 190 (1.35%) AngularJS
20 180 (1.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1238 (8.83%) Blackberry
2 943 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
3 774 (5.52%) Computer Science
4 526 (3.75%) Clustering
5 507 (3.61%) Hedge funds
6 427 (3.04%) Management Information System
7 334 (2.38%) Replication
8 309 (2.20%) Open Source
9 305 (2.17%) iPhone
10 291 (2.07%) Mobile App
11 246 (1.75%) Client/Server
12 230 (1.64%) User Experience
13 209 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
14 203 (1.45%) Derivative
15 198 (1.41%) Fixed Income
16 194 (1.38%) Mathematics
17 182 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 181 (1.29%) iPad
19 155 (1.10%) Equities
20 130 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3436 (24.49%) Linux
2 3423 (24.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 2746 (19.58%) Windows 7
4 2053 (14.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 1920 (13.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 1598 (11.39%) UNIX
7 1433 (10.22%) Windows XP
8 1135 (8.09%) Windows 8
9 610 (4.35%) Android
10 568 (4.05%) Apple iOS
11 492 (3.51%) Mac OS X
12 468 (3.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 432 (3.08%) Solaris
14 279 (1.99%) Windows Vista
15 241 (1.72%) CentOS
16 224 (1.60%) Ubuntu
17 218 (1.55%) Windows Phone
18 204 (1.45%) AIX
19 158 (1.13%) Mac OS
20 151 (1.08%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2483 (17.70%) ITIL
2 1653 (11.78%) Agile Software Development
3 720 (5.13%) MVC
4 684 (4.88%) OO
5 674 (4.80%) TDD
6 648 (4.62%) Scrum
7 610 (4.35%) Project Management
7 610 (4.35%) E-Commerce
8 597 (4.26%) DevOps
9 584 (4.16%) Service Delivery
10 547 (3.90%) Migration
11 545 (3.89%) Service Management
12 544 (3.88%) Continuous Integration
13 539 (3.84%) Disaster Recovery
14 486 (3.46%) Performance Tuning
15 453 (3.23%) Mentoring
16 438 (3.12%) Configuration Management
17 386 (2.75%) CRM
18 351 (2.50%) Change Management
19 341 (2.43%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3433 (24.47%) SQL
2 1666 (11.88%) C#
3 1205 (8.59%) Java
4 1097 (7.82%) PowerShell
5 955 (6.81%) JavaScript
6 744 (5.30%) C++
7 719 (5.13%) Python
8 713 (5.08%) Perl
9 481 (3.43%) Bash Shell
10 434 (3.09%) T-SQL
11 393 (2.80%) Ruby
12 343 (2.45%) C
13 309 (2.20%) Shell Script
14 284 (2.02%) VB
15 265 (1.89%) PHP
16 227 (1.62%) VBScript
17 146 (1.04%) VB.NET
18 137 (0.98%) VBA
19 122 (0.87%) PL/SQL
20 81 (0.58%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1806 (12.87%) Degree
2 1527 (10.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 1016 (7.24%) MCSE
4 739 (5.27%) Cisco Certification
5 582 (4.15%) MCP
6 568 (4.05%) MCITP
7 527 (3.76%) CCNA
8 481 (3.43%) MCSA
9 354 (2.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 345 (2.46%) Security Cleared
11 264 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
12 257 (1.83%) CCNP
13 243 (1.73%) MCTS
14 218 (1.55%) SC Cleared
15 172 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
16 143 (1.02%) CISSP
17 113 (0.81%) CCA
18 79 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 77 (0.55%) DV Cleared
20 74 (0.53%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 810 (5.77%) SLA
2 532 (3.79%) QA
3 133 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 92 (0.66%) PCI DSS
5 65 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 62 (0.44%) ISO 9001
7 41 (0.29%) COBIT
8 24 (0.17%) JSP 440
9 17 (0.12%) HL7
10 7 (0.050%) ISO 14001
11 5 (0.036%) Solvency II
11 5 (0.036%) Data Quality
11 5 (0.036%) EMIR
11 5 (0.036%) Dodd-Frank
11 5 (0.036%) DICOM
11 5 (0.036%) ISO 8583
12 3 (0.021%) BS7799
13 2 (0.014%) ISO 9002
14 1 (0.007%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 1 (0.007%) TickIT
System Software
1 5241 (37.36%) Active Directory
2 2576 (18.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 973 (6.94%) Hyper-V
4 855 (6.09%) XenApp
5 755 (5.38%) vSphere
6 383 (2.73%) VMware ESX
7 345 (2.46%) VMware ESXi
8 317 (2.26%) XenDesktop
9 251 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
10 200 (1.43%) NFS
11 192 (1.37%) XenServer
12 156 (1.11%) Xen
13 131 (0.93%) Terminal Services
14 113 (0.81%) KVM
15 99 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
16 87 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
17 81 (0.58%) VMware Server
18 78 (0.56%) Snort
19 70 (0.50%) SRDF
20 65 (0.46%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 956 (6.81%) SCCM
2 547 (3.90%) SCOM
3 523 (3.73%) Puppet
4 386 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
5 384 (2.74%) Nagios
6 232 (1.65%) Backup Exec
7 178 (1.27%) WSUS
8 143 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
9 142 (1.01%) NetBackup
10 92 (0.66%) SCVMM
11 91 (0.65%) ZABBIX
12 84 (0.60%) Cacti
13 80 (0.57%) SCOrch
14 77 (0.55%) Tivoli
15 74 (0.53%) Ansible
16 71 (0.51%) HP SIM
16 71 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
17 68 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 67 (0.48%) logstash
19 63 (0.45%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5701 (40.64%) Microsoft
2 3993 (28.46%) VMware
3 2401 (17.12%) Citrix
4 2281 (16.26%) Cisco
5 1446 (10.31%) Oracle
6 1272 (9.07%) HP
7 698 (4.98%) NetApp
8 677 (4.83%) Red Hat
9 615 (4.38%) Apple
10 589 (4.20%) EMC
11 511 (3.64%) Dell
12 467 (3.33%) Symantec
13 449 (3.20%) Juniper
14 396 (2.82%) IBM
14 396 (2.82%) Bloomberg
15 289 (2.06%) CheckPoint
16 275 (1.96%) Reuters
17 225 (1.60%) Sybase
18 190 (1.35%) Remedy
19 188 (1.34%) Avaya
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