The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Westminster region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 - 1
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 4 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 16.00% - 76.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% - 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 8
Average salary £45,000 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.40%
Windows
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Westminster region.

Operating Systems Category
Westminster
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 16.00% - 76.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 8
Average salary £45,000 - £29,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Westminster

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Westminster region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Westminster

Windows
Salary Trend in Westminster

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Westminster region.

Windows Salary Trend in Westminster

Windows
Salary Histogram in Westminster

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Westminster region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Westminster

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Westminster

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Westminster 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 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (41.67%) DNS
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (33.33%) DHCP
4 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (33.33%) SAN
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 3 (25.00%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (25.00%) Citrix
5 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
5 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (25.00%) Wireless
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) IIS
5 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (25.00%) Office 365
5 3 (25.00%) Network Management
5 3 (25.00%) Lync
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Migration
6 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (16.67%) SaaS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Westminster by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Westminster 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 3 (25.00%) IIS
1 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
1 3 (25.00%) Lync
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
2 2 (16.67%) SaaS
3 1 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) DHCP
2 4 (33.33%) SAN
3 3 (25.00%) Wireless
4 2 (16.67%) HTTP
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
4 2 (16.67%) SSL
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Messaging Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Information Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Mobile Computing
1 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Android
5 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (25.00%) Network Management
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp