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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7325 7129 6497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.75% 15.30% 14.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.68% 54.96% 54.90%
Number of salaries quoted 6304 6135 5638
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 £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +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
12274 12971 11834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 28.07% 27.84% 26.47%
Number of salaries quoted 10509 10953 10118
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £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 31 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 31 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 +1 1659 £47,500 - 213
Docklands, London +3 60 £52,500 -8.69% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +8 58 £35,000 +27.27% 4
Canary Wharf +21 53 £65,000 +33.33%
Croydon +10 52 £25,500 -7.27% 10
Uxbridge +1 51 £35,750 -7.74% 5
Bromley +2 31 £25,000 +11.11% 2
Sidcup +1 28 £45,250 -9.50% 4
Chessington 0 26 £24,000 +10.34% 1
Chiswick +7 22 £28,000 +3.70% 1
Wembley +7 20 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Wimbledon +2 19 £42,000 +20.00%
Feltham +2 12 £30,000 -11.76% 1
Hillingdon - 12 £27,500 -
Mayfair -2 11 £40,000 +9.58%
Surbiton -4 11 £35,000 +11.11%
Harrow -7 8 £38,500 -3.14% 6
Dagenham 0 7 £29,750 -33.88% 1
Ealing -3 7 £60,000 -7.69%
Hammersmith -15 7 £25,000 -30.55%
Brentford +1 6 £50,500 +77.19% 3
Southwark -1 6 £38,000 -20.83%
Enfield -3 5 £27,500 -4.34% 1
Twickenham -10 5 £22,000 -34.32%
Rainham - 5 £32,500 - 1
Westminster - 5 £45,000 -
Ruislip -1 4 £40,000 +66.66%
Romford -5 4 £35,000 +40.00% 3
Greenwich -15 4 £28,500 -48.18%
Paddington - 4 - - 4
Teddington - 4 £22,500 - 1
West Drayton -1 3 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Beckenham -6 3 £36,500 +32.72% 2
Bexley - 3 £28,500 -
Hounslow +9 2 £32,250 +27.72%
Orpington +6 2 £37,500 +53.06% 2
Barnet -1 2 £35,000 +6.06%
Isleworth -2 2 £70,000 +27.27%
Coulsdon - 2 £24,000 -
Worcester Park - 2 £34,500 -
Finchley - 2 £42,500 - 1
Ilford -4 1 £26,500 -29.33%
Hayes - 1 £40,000 - 5
New Malden - 1 - -
Barking - 1 £30,000 -
Pinner - 1 £47,000 -
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 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 5990 (41.84%) Microsoft
2 5529 (38.62%) Active Directory
3 4075 (28.46%) VMware
4 3847 (26.87%) Finance
5 3598 (25.13%) SQL
6 3495 (24.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 3434 (23.99%) Linux
8 3336 (23.30%) SQL Server
9 2970 (20.75%) MS Exchange
10 2949 (20.60%) MS Excel
11 2916 (20.37%) Windows 7
12 2665 (18.62%) VMware Infrastructure
13 2656 (18.55%) MS Office
14 2616 (18.27%) ITIL
15 2362 (16.50%) Citrix
16 2335 (16.31%) Windows Server 2012
17 2328 (16.26%) Cisco
18 1990 (13.90%) Firewall
19 1906 (13.31%) Windows Server 2003
20 1856 (12.96%) Degree
21 1811 (12.65%) DNS
22 1799 (12.57%) .NET
23 1791 (12.51%) SAN
24 1678 (11.72%) Microsoft Certification
25 1632 (11.40%) TCP/IP
26 1602 (11.19%) C#
27 1593 (11.13%) Agile Software Development
28 1490 (10.41%) Oracle
28 1490 (10.41%) Exchange Server 2010
29 1484 (10.37%) UNIX

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 2970 (20.75%) MS Exchange
2 1490 (10.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1249 (8.72%) IIS
4 1097 (7.66%) SharePoint
5 764 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2007
6 698 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 628 (4.39%) Lync
8 602 (4.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 530 (3.70%) Apache
10 439 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2003
11 431 (3.01%) Tomcat
12 282 (1.97%) WebSphere
13 194 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
14 193 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
15 172 (1.20%) JBoss
16 152 (1.06%) nginx
17 146 (1.02%) WorkSite
18 124 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
19 103 (0.72%) IBM Notes
20 95 (0.66%) CMS
Applications
1 2949 (20.60%) MS Excel
2 2656 (18.55%) MS Office
3 224 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 108 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 98 (0.68%) MS Project
6 44 (0.31%) Photoshop
7 42 (0.29%) InfoPath
8 39 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 33 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
10 28 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
11 9 (0.063%) Acrobat
11 9 (0.063%) GNU Octave
12 8 (0.056%) Fireworks
13 6 (0.042%) AutoCAD
13 6 (0.042%) Maya
13 6 (0.042%) InDesign
13 6 (0.042%) Final Cut Pro
13 6 (0.042%) Adobe Captivate
14 4 (0.028%) Mathematica
14 4 (0.028%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 155 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 75 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
3 71 (0.50%) Dynamics GP
4 69 (0.48%) RMDS
5 38 (0.27%) ION MarketView
6 29 (0.20%) Towers Watson Igloo
7 28 (0.20%) Sophis RISQUE
8 25 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 17 (0.12%) thinkFolio
10 16 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
11 12 (0.084%) Dynamics NAV
11 12 (0.084%) Eikon
12 11 (0.077%) Oracle General Ledger
12 11 (0.077%) Dynamics AX
13 10 (0.070%) Fredhopper
13 10 (0.070%) Markit EDM
14 9 (0.063%) Cognos TM1
15 8 (0.056%) SAP Business One
16 7 (0.049%) Oracle BPM
17 6 (0.042%) 3000 Xtra
Cloud Services
1 770 (5.38%) Office 365
2 568 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 254 (1.77%) SaaS
4 238 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
5 181 (1.26%) IaaS
6 147 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
7 108 (0.75%) PaaS
8 72 (0.50%) GitHub
9 63 (0.44%) Google Apps
10 51 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
11 36 (0.25%) Amazon S3
12 31 (0.22%) Rackspace Cloud
13 23 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
14 20 (0.14%) OpenShift
15 15 (0.10%) Yammer
16 13 (0.091%) CloudFront
17 12 (0.084%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 12 (0.084%) Trello
18 10 (0.070%) Amazon SQS
19 8 (0.056%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1990 (13.90%) Firewall
2 1811 (12.65%) DNS
3 1791 (12.51%) SAN
4 1632 (11.40%) TCP/IP
5 1277 (8.92%) LAN
6 1217 (8.50%) WAN
7 1186 (8.28%) VPN
8 1140 (7.96%) DHCP
9 659 (4.60%) Internet
10 479 (3.35%) VoIP
11 474 (3.31%) NAS
12 363 (2.54%) Wireless
13 342 (2.39%) iSCSI
14 338 (2.36%) HTTP
15 336 (2.35%) VLAN
16 291 (2.03%) Network Security
17 265 (1.85%) MPLS
18 237 (1.66%) Fibre Channel
19 214 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
19 214 (1.49%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3336 (23.30%) SQL Server
2 728 (5.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 710 (4.96%) MySQL
4 418 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 412 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 396 (2.77%) SQL Server 2005
7 378 (2.64%) Relational Database
8 360 (2.51%) Oracle Database
9 342 (2.39%) SQL Server 2012
10 216 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
11 198 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 195 (1.36%) MongoDB
13 162 (1.13%) RDBMS
14 159 (1.11%) NoSQL
15 143 (1.00%) DB2
16 138 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
17 120 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
18 101 (0.71%) Hadoop
19 94 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
19 94 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 430 (3.00%) Git (software)
2 415 (2.90%) Visual Studio
3 412 (2.88%) Subversion
4 385 (2.69%) NUnit
5 300 (2.10%) Jenkins
6 270 (1.89%) JIRA
7 266 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 251 (1.75%) TeamCity
9 205 (1.43%) Rhino Mocks
10 161 (1.12%) Selenium
11 132 (0.92%) Maven
12 124 (0.87%) SpecFlow
13 116 (0.81%) Moq
14 110 (0.77%) WebDriver
15 94 (0.66%) Cucumber
16 87 (0.61%) FitNesse
17 81 (0.57%) MSI
18 74 (0.52%) JUnit
19 67 (0.47%) MSTest
20 65 (0.45%) InstallShield
General
1 3847 (26.87%) Finance
2 1346 (9.40%) Banking
3 927 (6.48%) Law
4 624 (4.36%) Legal
5 587 (4.10%) Telecoms
6 503 (3.51%) Retail
7 401 (2.80%) Investment Banking
8 382 (2.67%) Front Office
9 356 (2.49%) Financial Institution
10 334 (2.33%) Marketing
11 321 (2.24%) Advertising
12 294 (2.05%) Back Office
13 161 (1.12%) Games
14 128 (0.89%) Publishing
15 83 (0.58%) Billing
16 81 (0.57%) Manufacturing
17 55 (0.38%) Electronics
18 42 (0.29%) Retail Banking
19 38 (0.27%) French Language
20 31 (0.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3075 (21.48%) Analyst
2 1770 (12.36%) Support Analyst
3 1739 (12.15%) Developer
4 1483 (10.36%) Support Engineer
5 919 (6.42%) Administrator
6 822 (5.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 755 (5.27%) 2nd Line Support
8 725 (5.06%) IT Support
9 708 (4.95%) Consultant
10 686 (4.79%) Applications Support
11 667 (4.66%) Desktop Support
12 664 (4.64%) Systems Administrator
13 620 (4.33%) Architect
14 554 (3.87%) Service Desk Analyst
15 551 (3.85%) Service Analyst
16 514 (3.59%) Systems Engineer
17 496 (3.46%) 3rd Line Support
18 465 (3.25%) Technical Support
19 391 (2.73%) .NET Developer
20 378 (2.64%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1799 (12.57%) .NET
2 848 (5.92%) HTML
3 738 (5.16%) ASP.NET
4 656 (4.58%) Web Services
5 545 (3.81%) XML
6 492 (3.44%) WCF
7 472 (3.30%) CSS
8 418 (2.92%) WPF
9 403 (2.82%) .NET Framework
10 351 (2.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 326 (2.28%) WinForms
12 300 (2.10%) jQuery
13 264 (1.84%) HTML5
14 255 (1.78%) Middleware
15 249 (1.74%) NHibernate
16 243 (1.70%) Ajax
17 191 (1.33%) REST
18 184 (1.29%) FIX Protocol
19 173 (1.21%) SOAP
20 157 (1.10%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1252 (8.75%) Blackberry
2 966 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
3 845 (5.90%) Computer Science
4 548 (3.83%) Hedge funds
5 512 (3.58%) Clustering
6 449 (3.14%) Management Information System
7 359 (2.51%) Replication
8 324 (2.26%) Mobile App
9 300 (2.10%) Client/Server
10 294 (2.05%) iPhone
11 276 (1.93%) Open Source
12 218 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
13 208 (1.45%) User Experience
13 208 (1.45%) Fixed Income
14 196 (1.37%) Derivative
15 180 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 162 (1.13%) Mathematics
17 158 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
18 153 (1.07%) Equities
19 150 (1.05%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3495 (24.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 3434 (23.99%) Linux
3 2916 (20.37%) Windows 7
4 2335 (16.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 1906 (13.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 1484 (10.37%) UNIX
7 1368 (9.56%) Windows XP
8 1194 (8.34%) Windows 8
9 698 (4.88%) Android
10 638 (4.46%) Apple iOS
11 474 (3.31%) Mac OS X
12 455 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 451 (3.15%) Solaris
14 313 (2.19%) Windows Vista
15 236 (1.65%) CentOS
16 197 (1.38%) Windows Phone
17 177 (1.24%) Ubuntu
18 171 (1.19%) Mac OS
19 141 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
20 138 (0.96%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2616 (18.27%) ITIL
2 1593 (11.13%) Agile Software Development
3 732 (5.11%) Service Delivery
4 669 (4.67%) Project Management
5 645 (4.51%) MVC
6 638 (4.46%) TDD
7 628 (4.39%) Scrum
8 595 (4.16%) Disaster Recovery
9 576 (4.02%) Migration
10 570 (3.98%) Service Management
11 567 (3.96%) Continuous Integration
12 555 (3.88%) OO
13 535 (3.74%) DevOps
14 528 (3.69%) Mentoring
14 528 (3.69%) E-Commerce
15 510 (3.56%) Performance Tuning
16 464 (3.24%) Configuration Management
17 423 (2.95%) CRM
18 374 (2.61%) Change Management
19 340 (2.37%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3598 (25.13%) SQL
2 1602 (11.19%) C#
3 1194 (8.34%) Java
4 1189 (8.31%) PowerShell
5 875 (6.11%) JavaScript
6 706 (4.93%) Perl
7 689 (4.81%) Python
8 623 (4.35%) C++
9 477 (3.33%) Bash Shell
10 432 (3.02%) T-SQL
11 340 (2.37%) C
12 318 (2.22%) Ruby
13 271 (1.89%) PHP
14 244 (1.70%) VB
15 234 (1.63%) Shell Script
16 199 (1.39%) VBScript
17 144 (1.01%) VB.NET
18 133 (0.93%) VBA
19 113 (0.79%) PL/SQL
20 86 (0.60%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1856 (12.96%) Degree
2 1678 (11.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 1166 (8.14%) MCSE
4 791 (5.53%) Cisco Certification
5 629 (4.39%) MCP
6 601 (4.20%) CCNA
7 575 (4.02%) MCITP
8 530 (3.70%) MCSA
9 372 (2.60%) Security Cleared
10 344 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 277 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
12 263 (1.84%) MCTS
13 262 (1.83%) CCNP
14 218 (1.52%) SC Cleared
15 179 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
16 165 (1.15%) CISSP
17 129 (0.90%) CCA
18 115 (0.80%) DV Cleared
19 94 (0.66%) CISM
20 85 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 844 (5.90%) SLA
2 495 (3.46%) QA
3 158 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 98 (0.68%) PCI DSS
5 55 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 34 (0.24%) COBIT
7 30 (0.21%) ISO 9001
8 22 (0.15%) FISMA
9 15 (0.10%) HL7
10 14 (0.098%) JSP 440
11 5 (0.035%) ISO 8583
11 5 (0.035%) Solvency II
11 5 (0.035%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.021%) DICOM
13 2 (0.014%) EMIR
13 2 (0.014%) Dodd-Frank
13 2 (0.014%) PMBOK
14 1 (0.007%) ISO 9000
14 1 (0.007%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 5529 (38.62%) Active Directory
2 2665 (18.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1118 (7.81%) Hyper-V
4 864 (6.04%) XenApp
5 780 (5.45%) vSphere
6 387 (2.70%) VMware ESX
7 385 (2.69%) VMware ESXi
8 293 (2.05%) XenDesktop
9 251 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
10 222 (1.55%) NFS
11 211 (1.47%) XenServer
12 151 (1.05%) Xen
13 144 (1.01%) Terminal Services
14 126 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
15 104 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
16 98 (0.68%) SRDF
17 91 (0.64%) VMware Server
18 81 (0.57%) KVM
19 80 (0.56%) Terminal Server
20 69 (0.48%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1060 (7.40%) SCCM
2 595 (4.16%) SCOM
3 437 (3.05%) Puppet
4 349 (2.44%) Nagios
5 339 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
6 235 (1.64%) Backup Exec
7 187 (1.31%) WSUS
8 124 (0.87%) NetBackup
8 124 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
9 110 (0.77%) ZABBIX
10 88 (0.61%) SCVMM
11 83 (0.58%) OpenView
12 82 (0.57%) Ansible
13 80 (0.56%) Tivoli
14 75 (0.52%) SCOrch
15 70 (0.49%) Cacti
16 68 (0.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 62 (0.43%) HP SIM
18 61 (0.43%) logstash
19 60 (0.42%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5990 (41.84%) Microsoft
2 4075 (28.46%) VMware
3 2362 (16.50%) Citrix
4 2328 (16.26%) Cisco
5 1490 (10.41%) Oracle
6 1372 (9.58%) HP
7 763 (5.33%) NetApp
8 657 (4.59%) EMC
9 656 (4.58%) Apple
10 633 (4.42%) Red Hat
11 520 (3.63%) Symantec
12 490 (3.42%) Dell
13 399 (2.79%) IBM
14 384 (2.68%) Juniper
15 350 (2.44%) Bloomberg
16 280 (1.96%) CheckPoint
17 256 (1.79%) Reuters
18 240 (1.68%) Sybase
19 223 (1.56%) Avaya
20 215 (1.50%) SolarWinds
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sidcup, Kent
BEConsultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
East London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + High bonus + package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Sidcup, Kent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £47500 - £57000.00 per annum + bonus + excellent bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Forman Computer Staff
Salary: £400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £53,000 per annum depending experience + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
North West London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £37000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
RecruitmentRevolution.com
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: Up to £44,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago