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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7212 7256 6596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.21% 14.83% 14.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.15% 54.32% 54.03%
Number of salaries quoted 6250 6267 5701
Average salary £45,750 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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
12402 13358 12207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.88% 27.29% 26.75%
Number of salaries quoted 10648 11353 10470
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,895 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.64% -1.61%

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 May 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 1 May 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 +3 1539 £47,500 - 203
Croydon +9 53 £25,500 -5.55% 5
Docklands, London +2 51 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Uxbridge +8 48 £32,000 +3.22% 2
Kingston Upon Thames +14 46 £35,000 +7.69% 6
Canary Wharf +6 46 £65,000 +30.00%
Bromley +3 23 £27,500 +8.91% 2
Sidcup +2 20 £45,250 -9.50% 2
Chiswick +11 18 £25,750 -28.96% 1
Wimbledon -4 18 £44,000 +40.80%
Chessington -4 17 £24,000 -11.52% 1
Wembley +6 14 £27,500 -31.25% 1
Feltham +4 12 £30,000 -60.00%
Brentford +2 12 £37,500 +38.88%
Dagenham 0 11 £29,750 -32.00%
Ealing -6 9 £60,000 -7.69%
Mayfair 0 8 £30,250 -33.87%
Harrow -8 8 £38,500 -3.75% 2
Westminster - 8 £45,000 -
Surbiton 0 7 £35,000 +11.11%
Southwark -1 7 £36,000 -24.21% 1
Hillingdon - 7 £27,500 -
Hounslow +18 6 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Twickenham -13 6 £33,750 -15.62%
Rainham - 6 £33,375 -
West Drayton - 6 £50,000 -
Orpington +2 5 £45,000 +83.67% 1
Beckenham -2 5 £36,500 +32.72%
Ruislip -1 4 £40,000 +66.66%
Enfield -3 4 £21,500 -21.81% 1
Romford -5 4 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Barnet -8 3 £45,000 +36.36%
Hammersmith -24 3 £25,000 -34.21% 2
Southall - 3 £25,000 -
Teddington +7 2 £31,000 - 1
Edgware 0 2 £27,250 +29.76%
Finchley -1 2 £42,500 +10.38%
Ilford -3 2 £24,500 -34.66%
Isleworth -4 2 £37,500 -26.82% 2
New Malden - 2 - -
Coulsdon - 2 £23,500 -
Paddington - 2 - -
Greenwich - 2 £28,500 -
Barking - 1 £30,000 -
Pinner - 1 £47,000 -
Hayes - 1 £40,000 - 4
Woodford Green - 1 £28,094 - 1
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 5784 (41.04%) Microsoft
2 5306 (37.65%) Active Directory
3 4035 (28.63%) VMware
4 3844 (27.28%) Finance
5 3627 (25.74%) SQL
6 3459 (24.54%) Linux
7 3405 (24.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 3334 (23.66%) SQL Server
9 2858 (20.28%) MS Excel
10 2821 (20.02%) MS Exchange
11 2715 (19.26%) Windows 7
12 2680 (19.02%) VMware Infrastructure
13 2596 (18.42%) ITIL
14 2470 (17.53%) MS Office
15 2361 (16.75%) Windows Server 2012
16 2358 (16.73%) Cisco
17 2294 (16.28%) Citrix
18 1931 (13.70%) Firewall
19 1832 (13.00%) .NET
20 1827 (12.96%) Degree
21 1818 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
22 1757 (12.47%) DNS
23 1750 (12.42%) SAN
24 1653 (11.73%) Agile Software Development
25 1647 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
26 1598 (11.34%) C#
27 1561 (11.08%) Oracle
28 1543 (10.95%) TCP/IP
29 1476 (10.47%) UNIX
30 1394 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 2821 (20.02%) MS Exchange
2 1394 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1285 (9.12%) IIS
4 1082 (7.68%) SharePoint
5 716 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 695 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2013
7 628 (4.46%) Lync
8 572 (4.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 565 (4.01%) Apache
10 437 (3.10%) Tomcat
11 387 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2003
12 314 (2.23%) WebSphere
13 215 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
14 208 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
15 164 (1.16%) nginx
16 156 (1.11%) WorkSite
17 155 (1.10%) JBoss
18 138 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
19 114 (0.81%) Oracle Coherence
20 102 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2858 (20.28%) MS Excel
2 2470 (17.53%) MS Office
3 189 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 102 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 95 (0.67%) MS Project
6 46 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 40 (0.28%) InfoPath
8 33 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
9 29 (0.21%) Photoshop
10 17 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
11 11 (0.078%) Acrobat
12 9 (0.064%) InDesign
12 9 (0.064%) GNU Octave
13 7 (0.050%) Maya
13 7 (0.050%) PowerPivot
14 6 (0.043%) AutoCAD
15 4 (0.028%) 3ds Max
15 4 (0.028%) Final Cut Pro
15 4 (0.028%) Adobe Captivate
16 3 (0.021%) Houdini
Business Applications
1 147 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 82 (0.58%) RMDS
3 69 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
4 68 (0.48%) Dynamics GP
5 35 (0.25%) ION MarketView
6 28 (0.20%) Sophis RISQUE
7 23 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 20 (0.14%) Towers Watson Igloo
9 19 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
10 15 (0.11%) Markit EDM
11 14 (0.099%) Eikon
11 14 (0.099%) thinkFolio
12 11 (0.078%) Dynamics NAV
12 11 (0.078%) Dynamics AX
12 11 (0.078%) SAP Business One
12 11 (0.078%) Oracle BPM
13 10 (0.071%) MetaTrader
14 9 (0.064%) Northgate Housing
15 8 (0.057%) Endur
16 7 (0.050%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 780 (5.53%) Office 365
2 603 (4.28%) Amazon AWS
3 596 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 249 (1.77%) SaaS
5 183 (1.30%) IaaS
6 167 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
7 111 (0.79%) Mimecast
8 108 (0.77%) PaaS
9 71 (0.50%) GitHub
10 65 (0.46%) Google Apps
11 63 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
12 43 (0.31%) Amazon S3
13 29 (0.21%) Rackspace Cloud
14 26 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
15 22 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 22 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
16 20 (0.14%) OpenShift
17 14 (0.099%) Yammer
18 13 (0.092%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 12 (0.085%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1931 (13.70%) Firewall
2 1757 (12.47%) DNS
3 1750 (12.42%) SAN
4 1543 (10.95%) TCP/IP
5 1280 (9.08%) LAN
6 1232 (8.74%) WAN
7 1109 (7.87%) DHCP
8 1081 (7.67%) VPN
9 591 (4.19%) Internet
10 506 (3.59%) NAS
11 482 (3.42%) VoIP
12 341 (2.42%) Wireless
12 341 (2.42%) VLAN
12 341 (2.42%) iSCSI
13 323 (2.29%) HTTP
14 322 (2.28%) Network Security
15 247 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
16 243 (1.72%) MPLS
17 223 (1.58%) Cisco ASA
18 200 (1.42%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3334 (23.66%) SQL Server
2 692 (4.91%) MySQL
3 687 (4.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 428 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 426 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 380 (2.70%) Relational Database
7 360 (2.55%) Oracle Database
8 349 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
9 336 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
10 237 (1.68%) MongoDB
11 218 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
12 210 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 173 (1.23%) RDBMS
14 163 (1.16%) NoSQL
15 143 (1.01%) DB2
16 131 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
17 123 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
18 112 (0.79%) Hadoop
19 89 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
20 85 (0.60%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 450 (3.19%) Git (software)
2 429 (3.04%) Visual Studio
3 400 (2.84%) NUnit
4 380 (2.70%) Subversion
5 309 (2.19%) Jenkins
6 268 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 263 (1.87%) JIRA
8 257 (1.82%) TeamCity
9 208 (1.48%) Rhino Mocks
10 154 (1.09%) Selenium
11 142 (1.01%) Maven
12 126 (0.89%) Moq
13 113 (0.80%) SpecFlow
14 102 (0.72%) Cucumber
14 102 (0.72%) WebDriver
15 88 (0.62%) MSI
16 84 (0.60%) FitNesse
17 80 (0.57%) JUnit
18 74 (0.53%) MSTest
19 71 (0.50%) InstallShield
General
1 3844 (27.28%) Finance
2 1351 (9.59%) Banking
3 943 (6.69%) Law
4 639 (4.53%) Legal
5 540 (3.83%) Telecoms
6 498 (3.53%) Retail
7 395 (2.80%) Investment Banking
8 394 (2.80%) Front Office
9 358 (2.54%) Financial Institution
10 313 (2.22%) Marketing
11 307 (2.18%) Back Office
12 302 (2.14%) Advertising
13 173 (1.23%) Games
14 131 (0.93%) Publishing
15 86 (0.61%) Manufacturing
16 79 (0.56%) Billing
17 51 (0.36%) Automotive
18 46 (0.33%) Electronics
19 42 (0.30%) Retail Banking
20 33 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2909 (20.64%) Analyst
2 1741 (12.35%) Developer
3 1690 (11.99%) Support Analyst
4 1483 (10.52%) Support Engineer
5 917 (6.51%) Administrator
6 847 (6.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 738 (5.24%) 2nd Line Support
8 710 (5.04%) Applications Support
9 704 (5.00%) Consultant
10 694 (4.92%) IT Support
11 667 (4.73%) Systems Administrator
12 655 (4.65%) Desktop Support
13 619 (4.39%) Architect
14 524 (3.72%) Systems Engineer
15 479 (3.40%) Service Analyst
16 477 (3.38%) Service Desk Analyst
17 474 (3.36%) 3rd Line Support
18 455 (3.23%) Technical Support
19 428 (3.04%) .NET Developer
20 376 (2.67%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1832 (13.00%) .NET
2 813 (5.77%) HTML
3 745 (5.29%) ASP.NET
4 648 (4.60%) Web Services
5 513 (3.64%) XML
6 476 (3.38%) WCF
7 451 (3.20%) CSS
8 408 (2.90%) WPF
9 407 (2.89%) .NET Framework
10 360 (2.55%) ASP.NET MVC
11 312 (2.21%) WinForms
12 280 (1.99%) Middleware
13 270 (1.92%) NHibernate
14 269 (1.91%) jQuery
15 252 (1.79%) Ajax
16 233 (1.65%) HTML5
17 191 (1.36%) REST
18 180 (1.28%) FIX Protocol
19 159 (1.13%) SOAP
20 156 (1.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1240 (8.80%) Blackberry
2 933 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
3 856 (6.07%) Computer Science
4 547 (3.88%) Hedge funds
5 490 (3.48%) Clustering
6 447 (3.17%) Management Information System
7 378 (2.68%) Replication
8 330 (2.34%) Mobile App
9 312 (2.21%) Open Source
10 295 (2.09%) Client/Server
11 282 (2.00%) iPhone
12 228 (1.62%) Fixed Income
13 208 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
14 197 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 191 (1.36%) Derivative
16 177 (1.26%) User Experience
17 171 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
18 166 (1.18%) Mathematics
19 165 (1.17%) Equities
20 140 (0.99%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3459 (24.54%) Linux
2 3405 (24.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 2715 (19.26%) Windows 7
4 2361 (16.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 1818 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 1476 (10.47%) UNIX
7 1209 (8.58%) Windows XP
8 1132 (8.03%) Windows 8
9 741 (5.26%) Android
10 662 (4.70%) Apple iOS
11 449 (3.19%) Mac OS X
12 439 (3.12%) Solaris
12 439 (3.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 303 (2.15%) Windows Vista
14 234 (1.66%) CentOS
15 200 (1.42%) Windows Phone
16 197 (1.40%) Ubuntu
17 155 (1.10%) Debian
18 151 (1.07%) Mac OS
19 145 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2596 (18.42%) ITIL
2 1653 (11.73%) Agile Software Development
3 727 (5.16%) Service Delivery
4 661 (4.69%) Project Management
5 650 (4.61%) Scrum
6 636 (4.51%) MVC
7 633 (4.49%) TDD
8 593 (4.21%) DevOps
9 580 (4.12%) Disaster Recovery
10 563 (3.99%) Continuous Integration
11 562 (3.99%) Migration
12 546 (3.87%) Service Management
13 532 (3.77%) OO
14 527 (3.74%) Performance Tuning
15 515 (3.65%) Mentoring
16 501 (3.55%) E-Commerce
17 474 (3.36%) Configuration Management
18 398 (2.82%) CRM
19 372 (2.64%) Change Management
20 370 (2.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3627 (25.74%) SQL
2 1598 (11.34%) C#
3 1263 (8.96%) PowerShell
4 1184 (8.40%) Java
5 887 (6.29%) JavaScript
6 753 (5.34%) Python
7 723 (5.13%) Perl
8 572 (4.06%) C++
9 478 (3.39%) Bash Shell
10 435 (3.09%) T-SQL
11 359 (2.55%) C
12 336 (2.38%) Ruby
13 272 (1.93%) PHP
14 222 (1.58%) Shell Script
15 220 (1.56%) VB
16 186 (1.32%) VBScript
17 150 (1.06%) VBA
18 134 (0.95%) VB.NET
19 111 (0.79%) PL/SQL
20 80 (0.57%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1827 (12.96%) Degree
2 1647 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1139 (8.08%) MCSE
4 792 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
5 616 (4.37%) CCNA
6 577 (4.09%) MCP
7 555 (3.94%) MCITP
8 501 (3.55%) MCSA
9 376 (2.67%) Security Cleared
10 346 (2.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 287 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
12 272 (1.93%) CCNP
13 241 (1.71%) MCTS
14 209 (1.48%) SC Cleared
15 170 (1.21%) CISSP
16 169 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
17 140 (0.99%) DV Cleared
18 122 (0.87%) CCA
19 109 (0.77%) CISM
20 86 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 836 (5.93%) SLA
2 496 (3.52%) QA
3 180 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 124 (0.88%) PCI DSS
5 50 (0.35%) COBIT
6 49 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 24 (0.17%) FISMA
8 21 (0.15%) ISO 9001
9 14 (0.099%) HL7
10 12 (0.085%) JSP 440
11 7 (0.050%) Data Quality
12 5 (0.035%) ISO 8583
12 5 (0.035%) Solvency II
13 2 (0.014%) EMIR
13 2 (0.014%) Dodd-Frank
13 2 (0.014%) PMBOK
13 2 (0.014%) DICOM
14 1 (0.007%) Basel II
14 1 (0.007%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 1 (0.007%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5306 (37.65%) Active Directory
2 2680 (19.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1138 (8.07%) Hyper-V
4 851 (6.04%) XenApp
5 742 (5.27%) vSphere
6 402 (2.85%) VMware ESX
7 384 (2.72%) VMware ESXi
8 284 (2.02%) XenDesktop
9 269 (1.91%) Microsoft App-V
10 228 (1.62%) NFS
11 216 (1.53%) XenServer
12 151 (1.07%) Xen
13 145 (1.03%) Terminal Services
14 138 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
15 118 (0.84%) SRDF
16 102 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
17 98 (0.70%) VMware Server
18 96 (0.68%) KVM
19 95 (0.67%) Terminal Server
20 72 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1038 (7.37%) SCCM
2 557 (3.95%) SCOM
3 435 (3.09%) Puppet
4 370 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
5 364 (2.58%) Nagios
6 227 (1.61%) Backup Exec
7 194 (1.38%) WSUS
8 128 (0.91%) ZABBIX
9 109 (0.77%) NetBackup
10 96 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
11 93 (0.66%) Tivoli
12 80 (0.57%) logstash
12 80 (0.57%) Ansible
13 74 (0.53%) OpenView
14 68 (0.48%) SCVMM
15 64 (0.45%) SCOrch
15 64 (0.45%) Graphite
16 63 (0.45%) Cacti
17 60 (0.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
18 58 (0.41%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5784 (41.04%) Microsoft
2 4035 (28.63%) VMware
3 2358 (16.73%) Cisco
4 2294 (16.28%) Citrix
5 1561 (11.08%) Oracle
6 1337 (9.49%) HP
7 781 (5.54%) NetApp
8 678 (4.81%) EMC
9 654 (4.64%) Apple
10 622 (4.41%) Red Hat
11 502 (3.56%) Dell
12 480 (3.41%) Symantec
13 430 (3.05%) IBM
14 392 (2.78%) Juniper
15 313 (2.22%) Bloomberg
16 259 (1.84%) CheckPoint
17 249 (1.77%) Sybase
18 235 (1.67%) Reuters
19 227 (1.61%) Avaya
20 224 (1.59%) SolarWinds
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