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 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 3 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 2 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 20.00% 17.86% 21.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Average salary £50,000 £36,348 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.56% -9.13%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
2 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 20.00% 17.86% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Westminster

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (87.50%) Perl
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (62.50%) Maven
3 5 (62.50%) Systems Analysis
3 5 (62.50%) Degree
3 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
3 5 (62.50%) Release Management
3 5 (62.50%) Groovy
3 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
3 5 (62.50%) Mercurial
3 5 (62.50%) Gradle
3 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
3 5 (62.50%) Apache
3 5 (62.50%) Swing
3 5 (62.50%) Python
3 5 (62.50%) C++
3 5 (62.50%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) Ant
3 5 (62.50%) UNIX
3 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
3 5 (62.50%) Project Management
3 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) Debian

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Westminster by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (62.50%) Apache
2 2 (25.00%) Confluence
3 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
1 5 (62.50%) Mercurial
1 5 (62.50%) Gradle
1 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
1 5 (62.50%) Ant
1 5 (62.50%) Maven
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Law
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) Debian
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
1 5 (62.50%) Project Management
1 5 (62.50%) Systems Analysis
1 5 (62.50%) Release Management
2 1 (12.50%) Network Management
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Perl
2 5 (62.50%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
2 5 (62.50%) Groovy
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) MCP
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) CCA
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Nagios
1 2 (25.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Citrix
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) New Relic
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) Mitel
3 1 (12.50%) ProCurve
3 1 (12.50%) Riverbed