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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 6477 6956 6366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 14.67% 14.99% 14.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.82% 54.79% 52.07%
Number of salaries quoted 5615 5985 5529
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
12034 12695 12225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.26% 27.36% 27.75%
Number of salaries quoted 10430 10908 10445
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 28 August 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 28 August 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 1242 £47,500 - 139
Ealing +9 63 £57,500 +9.52% 5
Docklands, London +3 49 £60,000 -7.69%
Croydon 0 46 £34,500 +6.15% 2
Uxbridge -3 35 £37,500 +15.38%
Kingston Upon Thames +4 30 £52,500 +43.83% 4
Wimbledon +2 27 £35,000 -3.44%
Chiswick 0 27 £30,000 +5.26% 1
Bromley +3 24 £23,000 -38.66% 1
Hounslow +19 23 £54,750 +92.10% 1
Hammersmith +8 19 £37,250 -37.91%
Harrow -1 16 £43,000 +7.50% 1
Feltham -2 15 £37,500 - 3
Canary Wharf +1 13 £50,000 -23.07%
Dagenham +15 11 £55,000 +57.14%
Surbiton +2 11 £42,500 +57.40% 3
Wembley 0 11 £45,000 -30.76% 1
Barnet -1 8 £33,000 -37.14%
Greenford -2 8 £29,000 +37.27%
Twickenham -11 8 £34,500 -27.36% 1
Mitcham - 8 £46,250 -
Brentford +8 7 £41,500 +3.75% 2
Sidcup 0 5 £50,500 +20.23%
Hayes -3 5 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Mayfair -4 5 £52,500 -16.00%
Hillingdon - 5 £62,500 -
Paddington - 5 £40,000 -
Southwark +8 4 £28,000 -49.09%
Chessington +5 4 £31,000 +14.81%
Stanmore - 4 £26,500 - 1
Bermondsey - 4 £21,750 -
Romford +4 3 £26,000 -57.55% 2
South Croydon 0 3 - - 1
Enfield -3 3 £20,000 -46.66%
New Malden -6 3 - - 3
Teddington -6 3 £35,000 -12.50%
Beckenham -6 3 £30,000 +9.09%
Northwood - 3 £21,000 -
Westminster +4 2 £50,000 +37.56%
Lewisham - 2 £32,500 -
Finchley - 2 £42,500 -
Isleworth +7 1 £39,500 -
Worcester Park +2 1 £30,500 +22.00%
Edgware 0 1 £21,000 -19.23%
Bexleyheath - 1 £25,000 -
Hendon - 1 £65,000 -
Pinner - 1 £50,000 -
Southall - 1 £22,500 -
Woodford Green - 1 £45,000 -
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5268 (39.97%) Microsoft
2 4535 (34.41%) Active Directory
3 3710 (28.15%) Finance
4 3616 (27.44%) VMware
5 3576 (27.13%) SQL
6 3491 (26.49%) Linux
7 3260 (24.73%) SQL Server
8 3024 (22.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 2520 (19.12%) MS Excel
10 2404 (18.24%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2310 (17.53%) MS Exchange
12 2241 (17.00%) Windows 7
13 2178 (16.53%) ITIL
14 2140 (16.24%) Windows Server 2012
15 2096 (15.90%) MS Office
16 2031 (15.41%) Cisco
17 1997 (15.15%) Citrix
18 1979 (15.02%) .NET
19 1846 (14.01%) Agile Software Development
20 1824 (13.84%) Degree
21 1819 (13.80%) C#
22 1622 (12.31%) Oracle
23 1590 (12.06%) Firewall
24 1535 (11.65%) TCP/IP
25 1511 (11.46%) DNS
26 1500 (11.38%) Windows Server 2003
27 1413 (10.72%) SAN
28 1396 (10.59%) PowerShell
29 1391 (10.55%) UNIX
30 1371 (10.40%) Banking

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2310 (17.53%) MS Exchange
2 1300 (9.86%) IIS
3 1133 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 901 (6.84%) SharePoint
5 707 (5.36%) Apache
6 645 (4.89%) Exchange Server 2013
7 529 (4.01%) Lync
8 519 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2007
9 508 (3.85%) Tomcat
10 448 (3.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 329 (2.50%) WebSphere
12 258 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
13 189 (1.43%) JBoss
14 186 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
15 171 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
15 171 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
16 149 (1.13%) WorkSite
17 148 (1.12%) nginx
18 124 (0.94%) Confluence
19 117 (0.89%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2520 (19.12%) MS Excel
2 2096 (15.90%) MS Office
3 166 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 116 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 68 (0.52%) MS Project
6 62 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 36 (0.27%) Photoshop
8 30 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
9 28 (0.21%) InfoPath
10 27 (0.20%) InDesign
11 18 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
12 14 (0.11%) Acrobat
13 11 (0.083%) PowerPivot
14 9 (0.068%) Maya
15 8 (0.061%) Adobe After Effects
15 8 (0.061%) AutoCAD
16 5 (0.038%) GNU Octave
16 5 (0.038%) Adobe Captivate
17 4 (0.030%) 3ds Max
18 3 (0.023%) Houdini
Business Applications
1 149 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 78 (0.59%) RMDS
3 51 (0.39%) Dynamics GP
4 43 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
5 37 (0.28%) Northgate Housing
6 29 (0.22%) ION MarketView
6 29 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
7 23 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 21 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
8 21 (0.16%) Markit EDM
9 17 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 17 (0.13%) SAP Business One
10 16 (0.12%) MetaTrader
11 14 (0.11%) Endur
12 12 (0.091%) thinkFolio
12 12 (0.091%) Oracle General Ledger
13 11 (0.083%) Agresso
13 11 (0.083%) Dynamics NAV
14 10 (0.076%) Sentinel
14 10 (0.076%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 761 (5.77%) Office 365
2 595 (4.51%) Amazon AWS
3 592 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 192 (1.46%) SaaS
5 144 (1.09%) IaaS
6 142 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
7 135 (1.02%) Mimecast
8 102 (0.77%) PaaS
9 62 (0.47%) GitHub
10 55 (0.42%) Google Apps
11 54 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
12 30 (0.23%) Amazon S3
13 24 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
14 22 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
15 17 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 14 (0.11%) Route 53
17 13 (0.099%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 11 (0.083%) Yammer
19 10 (0.076%) Symantec.cloud
20 9 (0.068%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 1590 (12.06%) Firewall
2 1535 (11.65%) TCP/IP
3 1511 (11.46%) DNS
4 1413 (10.72%) SAN
5 1019 (7.73%) LAN
6 982 (7.45%) WAN
7 979 (7.43%) DHCP
8 809 (6.14%) VPN
9 534 (4.05%) VoIP
10 528 (4.01%) NAS
11 469 (3.56%) Internet
12 336 (2.55%) Network Security
13 319 (2.42%) VLAN
14 307 (2.33%) Wireless
15 294 (2.23%) HTTP
16 256 (1.94%) iSCSI
17 237 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
18 183 (1.39%) Multicast
19 181 (1.37%) LDAP
20 180 (1.37%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3260 (24.73%) SQL Server
2 631 (4.79%) MySQL
3 626 (4.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 474 (3.60%) Relational Database
5 403 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 395 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 356 (2.70%) Oracle Database
8 321 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 292 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
10 263 (2.00%) MongoDB
11 239 (1.81%) RDBMS
12 214 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 213 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
14 181 (1.37%) NoSQL
15 135 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
16 118 (0.90%) Hadoop
17 114 (0.86%) Big Data
18 109 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
19 107 (0.81%) DB2
20 76 (0.58%) HBase
Development Applications
1 578 (4.39%) Git (software)
2 463 (3.51%) Subversion
3 444 (3.37%) NUnit
3 444 (3.37%) Visual Studio
4 389 (2.95%) Jenkins
5 374 (2.84%) JIRA
6 370 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 274 (2.08%) TeamCity
8 225 (1.71%) Rhino Mocks
9 180 (1.37%) Selenium
10 172 (1.31%) Maven
11 159 (1.21%) SpecFlow
12 154 (1.17%) Moq
13 125 (0.95%) FitNesse
14 124 (0.94%) Cucumber
15 119 (0.90%) Ant
16 104 (0.79%) MSTest
17 103 (0.78%) MSI
18 91 (0.69%) JUnit
19 90 (0.68%) WebDriver
General
1 3710 (28.15%) Finance
2 1371 (10.40%) Banking
3 780 (5.92%) Law
4 647 (4.91%) Legal
5 597 (4.53%) Telecoms
6 551 (4.18%) Retail
7 407 (3.09%) Front Office
8 324 (2.46%) Back Office
9 323 (2.45%) Investment Banking
10 311 (2.36%) Marketing
11 247 (1.87%) Financial Institution
12 190 (1.44%) Advertising
13 186 (1.41%) Games
14 139 (1.05%) Publishing
15 74 (0.56%) Manufacturing
16 55 (0.42%) Automotive
17 48 (0.36%) Billing
18 45 (0.34%) Retail Banking
19 39 (0.30%) Electronics
20 37 (0.28%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 2546 (19.32%) Analyst
2 1968 (14.93%) Developer
3 1402 (10.64%) Support Analyst
4 1365 (10.36%) Support Engineer
5 889 (6.75%) Administrator
6 740 (5.61%) Applications Support
7 689 (5.23%) 2nd Line Support
8 647 (4.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 598 (4.54%) Systems Administrator
10 578 (4.39%) IT Support
11 567 (4.30%) .NET Developer
12 538 (4.08%) Desktop Support
13 500 (3.79%) Systems Engineer
14 489 (3.71%) Consultant
15 479 (3.63%) Architect
16 432 (3.28%) C# Developer
17 419 (3.18%) Service Analyst
18 417 (3.16%) Service Desk Analyst
19 383 (2.91%) 3rd Line Support
20 375 (2.85%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1979 (15.02%) .NET
2 838 (6.36%) ASP.NET
3 811 (6.15%) HTML
4 681 (5.17%) Web Services
5 506 (3.84%) CSS
6 488 (3.70%) XML
7 463 (3.51%) WCF
8 436 (3.31%) .NET Framework
9 426 (3.23%) WPF
10 371 (2.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 314 (2.38%) WinForms
12 298 (2.26%) NHibernate
13 292 (2.22%) Middleware
14 287 (2.18%) jQuery
15 255 (1.93%) Ajax
16 240 (1.82%) REST
17 237 (1.80%) HTML5
18 197 (1.49%) FIX Protocol
19 191 (1.45%) JSON
20 186 (1.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1043 (7.91%) Blackberry
2 930 (7.06%) Computer Science
3 921 (6.99%) Data Centre
4 863 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
5 540 (4.10%) Hedge funds
6 496 (3.76%) Management Information System
7 425 (3.22%) Clustering
8 310 (2.35%) Replication
9 291 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 270 (2.05%) Client/Server
11 251 (1.90%) iPhone
12 232 (1.76%) Mobile App
13 231 (1.75%) Derivative
14 217 (1.65%) Fixed Income
15 199 (1.51%) Equities
16 197 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
17 192 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
18 185 (1.40%) User Experience
19 182 (1.38%) Mathematics
20 164 (1.24%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3491 (26.49%) Linux
2 3024 (22.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 2241 (17.00%) Windows 7
4 2140 (16.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 1500 (11.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 1391 (10.55%) UNIX
7 943 (7.15%) Windows 8
8 852 (6.46%) Windows XP
9 795 (6.03%) Android
10 685 (5.20%) Apple iOS
11 500 (3.79%) Mac OS X
12 465 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 414 (3.14%) Solaris
14 210 (1.59%) Windows Vista
15 201 (1.53%) CentOS
15 201 (1.53%) Debian
16 198 (1.50%) Ubuntu
17 187 (1.42%) Windows Mobile
18 159 (1.21%) Windows Phone
19 147 (1.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2178 (16.53%) ITIL
2 1846 (14.01%) Agile Software Development
3 757 (5.74%) Scrum
4 743 (5.64%) TDD
5 729 (5.53%) Continuous Integration
6 723 (5.49%) DevOps
7 690 (5.24%) Project Management
8 679 (5.15%) MVC
9 567 (4.30%) Service Delivery
10 545 (4.14%) OO
11 507 (3.85%) Mentoring
12 463 (3.51%) Configuration Management
13 455 (3.45%) Service Management
14 453 (3.44%) Migration
15 440 (3.34%) Performance Tuning
16 421 (3.19%) Software Engineering
17 405 (3.07%) Asset Management
18 401 (3.04%) Disaster Recovery
19 394 (2.99%) Incident Management
20 385 (2.92%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3576 (27.13%) SQL
2 1819 (13.80%) C#
3 1396 (10.59%) PowerShell
4 1324 (10.05%) Java
5 1032 (7.83%) JavaScript
6 887 (6.73%) Python
7 725 (5.50%) C++
8 722 (5.48%) Perl
9 502 (3.81%) Bash Shell
10 450 (3.41%) C
11 437 (3.32%) T-SQL
12 311 (2.36%) Ruby
13 299 (2.27%) Shell Script
14 277 (2.10%) PHP
15 236 (1.79%) VB
16 206 (1.56%) VBA
17 193 (1.46%) PL/SQL
18 163 (1.24%) VBScript
19 116 (0.88%) VB.NET
20 104 (0.79%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1824 (13.84%) Degree
2 1210 (9.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 749 (5.68%) MCSE
4 688 (5.22%) Cisco Certification
5 551 (4.18%) CCNA
6 378 (2.87%) MCP
7 372 (2.82%) MCITP
8 360 (2.73%) MCSA
9 324 (2.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 323 (2.45%) Security Cleared
11 258 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
12 245 (1.86%) CCNP
13 158 (1.20%) DV Cleared
14 153 (1.16%) CISSP
15 143 (1.08%) SC Cleared
16 138 (1.05%) MCTS
17 91 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
18 86 (0.65%) PhD
19 82 (0.62%) CISM
20 69 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 740 (5.61%) SLA
2 557 (4.23%) QA
3 146 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 119 (0.90%) PCI DSS
5 52 (0.39%) COBIT
6 34 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 15 (0.11%) Data Quality
8 11 (0.083%) MiFID
8 11 (0.083%) FISMA
9 7 (0.053%) ISO 9001
9 7 (0.053%) HIPAA
10 4 (0.030%) HL7
10 4 (0.030%) DICOM
11 3 (0.023%) EMIR
11 3 (0.023%) Dodd-Frank
12 2 (0.015%) BS7799
13 1 (0.008%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 1 (0.008%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.008%) Basel II
13 1 (0.008%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4535 (34.41%) Active Directory
2 2404 (18.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 936 (7.10%) Hyper-V
4 638 (4.84%) XenApp
5 568 (4.31%) vSphere
6 348 (2.64%) VMware ESX
7 295 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
8 231 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
9 188 (1.43%) XenDesktop
10 170 (1.29%) NFS
11 158 (1.20%) XenServer
12 144 (1.09%) Terminal Services
13 123 (0.93%) Xen
14 122 (0.93%) KVM
15 119 (0.90%) SRDF
16 117 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
17 101 (0.77%) VMware Server
18 88 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
19 84 (0.64%) vCloud
20 70 (0.53%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 892 (6.77%) SCCM
2 568 (4.31%) Puppet
3 438 (3.32%) Opscode Chef
4 384 (2.91%) SCOM
5 358 (2.72%) Nagios
6 214 (1.62%) Backup Exec
7 170 (1.29%) WSUS
8 153 (1.16%) ZABBIX
9 100 (0.76%) Ansible
10 98 (0.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 90 (0.68%) Tivoli
12 88 (0.67%) NetBackup
13 81 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
14 78 (0.59%) AirWatch
15 74 (0.56%) Graphite
15 74 (0.56%) logstash
16 60 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 57 (0.43%) Kibana
18 54 (0.41%) WMI
18 54 (0.41%) Cacti
Vendors
1 5268 (39.97%) Microsoft
2 3616 (27.44%) VMware
3 2031 (15.41%) Cisco
4 1997 (15.15%) Citrix
5 1622 (12.31%) Oracle
6 1083 (8.22%) HP
7 649 (4.92%) NetApp
8 620 (4.70%) Red Hat
9 525 (3.98%) EMC
10 502 (3.81%) Apple
11 445 (3.38%) IBM
12 416 (3.16%) Dell
13 383 (2.91%) Symantec
14 334 (2.53%) Juniper
15 290 (2.20%) Sybase
16 289 (2.19%) Bloomberg
17 234 (1.78%) Avaya
18 189 (1.43%) SolarWinds
19 188 (1.43%) Reuters
20 187 (1.42%) CheckPoint
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 46 minutes ago
City, London
Chassam Contract
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Talent International
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000 per annum + Private Health + Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £23k - 28k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 60k per year + Car + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Private healthcare
Posted: 3 hours ago
North London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum + free travel, pension, car allowance
Posted: 4 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £18k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 -£100,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago