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 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7269 6683 7086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.05% 14.74% 15.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.82% 53.06% 54.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6211 5791 6207
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 £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
12571 12596 12955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.75% 27.78% 27.82%
Number of salaries quoted 10766 10824 11257
Average salary £47,500 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.04% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
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 20 November 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 20 November 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 1693 £45,000 -8.16% 238
Croydon +2 61 £32,500 +3.17% 8
Docklands, London -3 50 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Wimbledon +7 45 £36,000 -8.86% 3
Uxbridge -1 44 £38,250 -0.64% 4
Bromley -1 44 £25,000 -33.33% 4
Kingston Upon Thames -6 29 £45,000 +42.85% 9
Sidcup +1 24 £37,500 -21.05% 1
New Malden +3 22 £51,500 +56.06% 1
Canary Wharf +18 17 £86,250 +32.69%
Harrow -2 16 £51,250 -2.38% 3
Hammersmith -4 13 £40,000 +18.51% 1
Surbiton -7 13 £29,000 -7.20% 1
Enfield +8 12 £42,500 -21.29% 2
Upminster - 12 £35,000 -
Romford +7 9 £49,250 +15.88% 3
Hounslow -3 9 £31,750 +5.83% 2
Westminster -3 8 £38,000 +50.49%
Barnet +1 7 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Twickenham 0 7 £35,000 -2.77%
Morden - 7 - - 1
Greenford - 7 £30,000 - 2
Wembley +2 6 £25,500 -32.00% 3
Hornchurch +2 6 £30,000 -25.00%
Southwark -10 6 £45,000 +5.88%
Orpington -2 5 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Chessington -3 5 £26,000 -22.96% 5
Chiswick -7 5 £24,000 -27.27% 2
Hillingdon - 5 £27,500 -
Paddington +9 4 £48,750 -11.36%
Feltham +1 4 - -
Stanmore 0 4 £21,500 -25.21% 1
Greenwich -4 4 £30,000 -36.84%
Ealing +1 3 £35,000 -33.33% 1
Teddington -2 3 £41,500 -30.83% 1
Hayes -6 3 £40,000 -11.60% 1
Mayfair +6 2 £40,000 -20.00%
Beckenham -1 2 £25,500 -21.53%
Bexley - 2 £27,000 -
Southall - 2 £27,000 -
Erith 0 1 £37,500 +66.66%
Ruislip -2 1 £30,000 -21.05%
Clapham -3 1 £27,500 -26.66%
Edgware -5 1 £21,000 -20.00%
Ilford - 1 £28,000 - 1
South Croydon - 1 £45,000 -
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 5441 (38.09%) Microsoft
2 5108 (35.76%) Active Directory
3 3895 (27.27%) VMware
4 3781 (26.47%) Finance
5 3709 (25.96%) Linux
6 3600 (25.20%) SQL Server
7 3477 (24.34%) SQL
8 3399 (23.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 2868 (20.08%) MS Excel
10 2762 (19.33%) MS Exchange
11 2593 (18.15%) Windows 7
12 2542 (17.79%) MS Office
13 2487 (17.41%) VMware Infrastructure
14 2479 (17.35%) ITIL
15 2350 (16.45%) Citrix
16 2215 (15.51%) Cisco
17 2054 (14.38%) .NET
18 2013 (14.09%) Degree
19 1968 (13.78%) Windows Server 2003
20 1883 (13.18%) DNS
21 1838 (12.87%) Firewall
22 1809 (12.66%) C#
23 1806 (12.64%) TCP/IP
24 1787 (12.51%) Windows Server 2012
25 1760 (12.32%) UNIX
26 1713 (11.99%) Agile Software Development
27 1675 (11.73%) SAN
28 1557 (10.90%) Oracle
29 1523 (10.66%) Windows XP
30 1513 (10.59%) IIS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 2762 (19.33%) MS Exchange
2 1513 (10.59%) IIS
3 1445 (10.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1076 (7.53%) SharePoint
5 743 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2007
6 634 (4.44%) Apache
7 571 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 536 (3.75%) Lync
9 530 (3.71%) Exchange Server 2013
10 510 (3.57%) Tomcat
11 462 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
12 243 (1.70%) nginx
13 220 (1.54%) JBoss
14 211 (1.48%) WebSphere
15 175 (1.23%) CMS
16 161 (1.13%) Apache Solr
17 159 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
18 151 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
19 150 (1.05%) WebLogic
20 149 (1.04%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2868 (20.08%) MS Excel
2 2542 (17.79%) MS Office
3 254 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 113 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 85 (0.60%) Photoshop
6 67 (0.47%) MS Project
7 55 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
8 26 (0.18%) Acrobat
9 25 (0.18%) InfoPath
10 24 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 20 (0.14%) InDesign
11 20 (0.14%) Fireworks
12 19 (0.13%) SPSS
12 19 (0.13%) PowerPivot
13 15 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
14 11 (0.077%) 3ds Max
15 10 (0.070%) Maya
16 7 (0.049%) CINEMA 4D
17 6 (0.042%) Adobe Captivate
17 6 (0.042%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 147 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 42 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
3 41 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
4 40 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
5 37 (0.26%) Sophis RISQUE
6 36 (0.25%) RMDS
7 33 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
8 32 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
9 27 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
10 25 (0.18%) Markit EDM
11 24 (0.17%) Fredhopper
12 23 (0.16%) Eikon
13 22 (0.15%) Towers Watson Igloo
14 20 (0.14%) Google Analytics
15 19 (0.13%) Adaptiv
16 17 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
17 16 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
17 16 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
18 15 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
19 14 (0.098%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 535 (3.75%) Office 365
2 515 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 354 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
4 246 (1.72%) SaaS
5 160 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
6 149 (1.04%) IaaS
7 144 (1.01%) PaaS
8 135 (0.95%) GitHub
9 67 (0.47%) Google Apps
10 62 (0.43%) Trello
11 61 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
12 33 (0.23%) Amazon S3
13 32 (0.22%) Rackspace Cloud
14 8 (0.056%) Heroku
15 6 (0.042%) CloudFront
15 6 (0.042%) Route 53
16 5 (0.035%) OpenShift
17 4 (0.028%) AWS Data Pipeline
17 4 (0.028%) Joyent
17 4 (0.028%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1883 (13.18%) DNS
2 1838 (12.87%) Firewall
3 1806 (12.64%) TCP/IP
4 1675 (11.73%) SAN
5 1313 (9.19%) DHCP
6 1197 (8.38%) LAN
7 1087 (7.61%) VPN
8 1086 (7.60%) WAN
9 661 (4.63%) Internet
10 417 (2.92%) VoIP
11 392 (2.74%) NAS
12 350 (2.45%) Wireless
13 305 (2.14%) HTTP
13 305 (2.14%) Cisco ASA
14 263 (1.84%) Network Security
15 261 (1.83%) MPLS
16 251 (1.76%) LDAP
17 243 (1.70%) VLAN
18 237 (1.66%) iSCSI
18 237 (1.66%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3600 (25.20%) SQL Server
2 769 (5.38%) MySQL
3 766 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 427 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
5 404 (2.83%) Oracle Database
6 395 (2.77%) Relational Database
7 376 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 358 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 312 (2.18%) SQL Server 2012
10 226 (1.58%) MongoDB
11 221 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
12 191 (1.34%) RDBMS
13 178 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
14 154 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 150 (1.05%) DB2
16 137 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
17 121 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
18 101 (0.71%) NoSQL
19 96 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
20 93 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 531 (3.72%) Subversion
2 504 (3.53%) Git (software)
3 430 (3.01%) NUnit
4 362 (2.53%) TeamCity
5 332 (2.32%) Visual Studio
6 326 (2.28%) Jenkins
7 304 (2.13%) JIRA
8 271 (1.90%) Rhino Mocks
9 233 (1.63%) Selenium
10 226 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
11 131 (0.92%) WebDriver
12 129 (0.90%) Maven
13 115 (0.81%) Moq
14 110 (0.77%) SpecFlow
15 106 (0.74%) JUnit
16 100 (0.70%) Cucumber
17 93 (0.65%) Ant
18 87 (0.61%) MSI
19 74 (0.52%) FitNesse
20 73 (0.51%) Eclipse
General
1 3781 (26.47%) Finance
2 1327 (9.29%) Banking
3 816 (5.71%) Law
4 590 (4.13%) Telecoms
5 559 (3.91%) Legal
6 455 (3.19%) Retail
7 430 (3.01%) Investment Banking
8 422 (2.95%) Front Office
9 281 (1.97%) Marketing
10 257 (1.80%) Financial Institution
11 246 (1.72%) Advertising
12 245 (1.72%) Back Office
13 200 (1.40%) Games
14 164 (1.15%) Publishing
15 133 (0.93%) French Language
16 58 (0.41%) Manufacturing
17 50 (0.35%) Electronics
18 49 (0.34%) German Language
19 46 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
20 43 (0.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2929 (20.50%) Analyst
2 2094 (14.66%) Developer
3 1558 (10.91%) Support Analyst
4 1290 (9.03%) Support Engineer
5 947 (6.63%) Administrator
6 722 (5.05%) Applications Support
7 707 (4.95%) Systems Administrator
8 653 (4.57%) IT Support
9 639 (4.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 611 (4.28%) 2nd Line Support
11 576 (4.03%) 3rd Line Support
12 573 (4.01%) Architect
13 563 (3.94%) Service Analyst
14 553 (3.87%) Consultant
15 546 (3.82%) Desktop Support
16 539 (3.77%) Service Desk Analyst
17 510 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
18 434 (3.04%) .NET Developer
19 431 (3.02%) Technical Support
20 401 (2.81%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2054 (14.38%) .NET
2 983 (6.88%) HTML
3 917 (6.42%) ASP.NET
4 829 (5.80%) Web Services
5 715 (5.01%) CSS
6 709 (4.96%) XML
7 487 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 486 (3.40%) jQuery
9 485 (3.40%) WCF
10 469 (3.28%) .NET Framework
11 423 (2.96%) WPF
12 364 (2.55%) WinForms
13 324 (2.27%) HTML5
14 277 (1.94%) Middleware
15 244 (1.71%) Ajax
16 237 (1.66%) REST
17 211 (1.48%) AngularJS
18 210 (1.47%) NHibernate
19 184 (1.29%) Castle Windsor
20 179 (1.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1243 (8.70%) Blackberry
2 986 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 804 (5.63%) Computer Science
4 554 (3.88%) Clustering
5 533 (3.73%) Hedge funds
6 442 (3.09%) Management Information System
7 330 (2.31%) Open Source
8 322 (2.25%) Replication
9 321 (2.25%) iPhone
10 231 (1.62%) User Experience
11 224 (1.57%) Client/Server
12 211 (1.48%) iPad
13 209 (1.46%) Mobile App
14 203 (1.42%) Derivative
15 201 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
16 195 (1.37%) Equities
17 191 (1.34%) Mathematics
18 184 (1.29%) Fixed Income
19 167 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 138 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3709 (25.96%) Linux
2 3399 (23.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 2593 (18.15%) Windows 7
4 1968 (13.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 1787 (12.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 1760 (12.32%) UNIX
7 1523 (10.66%) Windows XP
8 948 (6.64%) Windows 8
9 640 (4.48%) Android
10 557 (3.90%) Apple iOS
11 500 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 498 (3.49%) Mac OS X
13 479 (3.35%) Solaris
14 248 (1.74%) Ubuntu
15 213 (1.49%) AIX
16 210 (1.47%) CentOS
17 208 (1.46%) Windows Phone
18 199 (1.39%) Windows Vista
19 165 (1.16%) Debian
20 164 (1.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2479 (17.35%) ITIL
2 1713 (11.99%) Agile Software Development
3 780 (5.46%) OO
4 766 (5.36%) MVC
5 704 (4.93%) TDD
6 687 (4.81%) Scrum
7 668 (4.68%) E-Commerce
7 668 (4.68%) DevOps
8 659 (4.61%) Project Management
9 541 (3.79%) Migration
10 522 (3.65%) Continuous Integration
11 508 (3.56%) Service Management
12 481 (3.37%) Disaster Recovery
12 481 (3.37%) Performance Tuning
13 479 (3.35%) Service Delivery
14 434 (3.04%) Mentoring
15 417 (2.92%) CRM
16 416 (2.91%) Software Engineering
17 383 (2.68%) Configuration Management
18 374 (2.62%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3477 (24.34%) SQL
2 1809 (12.66%) C#
3 1400 (9.80%) Java
4 1096 (7.67%) JavaScript
5 1056 (7.39%) PowerShell
6 877 (6.14%) C++
7 843 (5.90%) Python
8 717 (5.02%) Perl
9 489 (3.42%) Bash Shell
10 462 (3.23%) T-SQL
11 426 (2.98%) Ruby
12 390 (2.73%) C
13 361 (2.53%) PHP
14 341 (2.39%) VB
15 337 (2.36%) Shell Script
16 302 (2.11%) VBScript
17 179 (1.25%) VBA
18 168 (1.18%) VB.NET
19 142 (0.99%) PL/SQL
20 104 (0.73%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2013 (14.09%) Degree
2 1507 (10.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 924 (6.47%) MCSE
4 755 (5.29%) Cisco Certification
5 546 (3.82%) MCITP
6 544 (3.81%) CCNA
7 524 (3.67%) MCP
8 479 (3.35%) MCSA
9 341 (2.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 300 (2.10%) Security Cleared
11 271 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
12 238 (1.67%) CCNP
13 233 (1.63%) MCTS
14 200 (1.40%) SC Cleared
15 159 (1.11%) CISSP
16 155 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
17 84 (0.59%) CCA
18 82 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 81 (0.57%) ISEB
20 72 (0.50%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 771 (5.40%) SLA
2 581 (4.07%) QA
3 147 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 94 (0.66%) ISO 9001
5 86 (0.60%) PCI DSS
6 52 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 45 (0.32%) COBIT
8 18 (0.13%) EMIR
9 17 (0.12%) JSP 440
10 16 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
11 11 (0.077%) UCITS
12 10 (0.070%) HL7
13 9 (0.063%) ISO 8583
14 7 (0.049%) Data Quality
14 7 (0.049%) ISO 14001
15 6 (0.042%) DICOM
16 5 (0.035%) GAAP
17 4 (0.028%) BS7799
18 2 (0.014%) ISO 9002
18 2 (0.014%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 5108 (35.76%) Active Directory
2 2487 (17.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 869 (6.08%) Hyper-V
4 779 (5.45%) XenApp
5 730 (5.11%) vSphere
6 413 (2.89%) VMware ESX
7 312 (2.18%) XenDesktop
8 287 (2.01%) VMware ESXi
9 231 (1.62%) Microsoft App-V
10 165 (1.16%) NFS
11 155 (1.09%) XenServer
12 131 (0.92%) Xen
13 124 (0.87%) KVM
14 95 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
15 89 (0.62%) Terminal Services
16 84 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
17 79 (0.55%) UAG
18 78 (0.55%) MetaFrame
18 78 (0.55%) Snort
19 75 (0.53%) Samba
Systems Management
1 891 (6.24%) SCCM
2 578 (4.05%) Puppet
3 472 (3.30%) SCOM
4 431 (3.02%) Opscode Chef
5 375 (2.63%) Nagios
6 284 (1.99%) Backup Exec
7 179 (1.25%) WSUS
8 167 (1.17%) NetBackup
9 164 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
10 88 (0.62%) ZABBIX
11 84 (0.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 79 (0.55%) OpenView
13 78 (0.55%) HP SIM
14 75 (0.53%) Tivoli
15 74 (0.52%) Cacti
16 70 (0.49%) Ansible
17 69 (0.48%) SCVMM
18 67 (0.47%) SCOrch
19 65 (0.46%) logstash
20 64 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5441 (38.09%) Microsoft
2 3895 (27.27%) VMware
3 2350 (16.45%) Citrix
4 2215 (15.51%) Cisco
5 1557 (10.90%) Oracle
6 1223 (8.56%) HP
7 702 (4.91%) Red Hat
8 600 (4.20%) NetApp
9 568 (3.98%) Apple
10 536 (3.75%) Dell
11 520 (3.64%) EMC
12 514 (3.60%) Symantec
13 442 (3.09%) Bloomberg
14 439 (3.07%) Juniper
15 335 (2.35%) IBM
16 318 (2.23%) CheckPoint
17 263 (1.84%) Reuters
18 236 (1.65%) Sybase
19 219 (1.53%) Avaya
20 192 (1.34%) Google
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £ Highly Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Company benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
JM
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + incredible bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 40000 plus benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
East London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 40000 plus benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens + bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
SLS Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago