Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
London > Central London
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 10 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1,928 1,740 2,507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 13.37% 13.39% 14.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.83% 52.84% 55.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,771 1,587 2,184
Central London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,400 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £76,250
London median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - -

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3,334 3,293 4,486
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 23.11% 25.34% 26.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2,996 2,959 3,930
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £90,000 £85,000
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Central London

Windows
Salary Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows in Central London.

Salary trend for Windows in Central London

Windows
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Central London over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Central London

Windows
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Central London region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 1,300 £50,000 +5.26% 245
Southwark +1 150 £45,000 +36.36% 5
West End of London -13 41 £40,000 -15.79% 54
City of Westminster -1 23 £50,000 +57.48% 3
Camden -10 23 £40,000 -
Kensington and Chelsea -1 12 £33,500 -4.29% 2
Windows
London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Windows.

1 824 (42.74%) Microsoft
2 779 (40.40%) Active Directory
3 723 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 675 (35.01%) Finance
5 568 (29.46%) VMware
6 509 (26.40%) SQL
7 480 (24.90%) Linux
8 460 (23.86%) SQL Server
9 433 (22.46%) ITIL
10 399 (20.70%) Office 365
11 383 (19.87%) Citrix
12 363 (18.83%) VMware Infrastructure
13 336 (17.43%) Windows 7
14 308 (15.98%) Microsoft Office
15 304 (15.77%) MS Exchange
16 301 (15.61%) Microsoft Azure
17 294 (15.25%) PowerShell
18 271 (14.06%) Windows 10
19 268 (13.90%) Windows Server 2008
20 260 (13.49%) Degree
21 253 (13.12%) Cisco
22 247 (12.81%) Windows Server 2012
23 246 (12.76%) Firewall
24 242 (12.55%) .NET
24 242 (12.55%) Agile Software Development
25 229 (11.88%) C#
26 227 (11.77%) SCCM
27 214 (11.10%) DNS
28 211 (10.94%) DevOps
29 201 (10.43%) Amazon AWS

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 304 (15.77%) MS Exchange
2 165 (8.56%) SharePoint
3 146 (7.57%) IIS
4 114 (5.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 78 (4.05%) Skype for Business
6 62 (3.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 39 (2.02%) Tomcat
8 35 (1.82%) Apache
9 34 (1.76%) Confluence
10 29 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
11 23 (1.19%) JBoss
12 22 (1.14%) OpenStack
12 22 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
13 19 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 19 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
13 19 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
14 18 (0.93%) WordPress
15 13 (0.67%) nginx
16 12 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
17 11 (0.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 308 (15.98%) Microsoft Office
2 55 (2.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 24 (1.24%) MS Visio
5 20 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.62%) Acrobat
7 9 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.052%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.052%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.052%) Stata
9 1 (0.052%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 23 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.88%) MetaTrader
3 7 (0.36%) Eikon
3 7 (0.36%) HFM
4 6 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (0.26%) Magento
5 5 (0.26%) Workday HCM
6 4 (0.21%) ReMetrica
7 3 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.16%) SAP BPC
7 3 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.10%) Relativity
8 2 (0.10%) Summit
9 1 (0.052%) Distributed Ledger
9 1 (0.052%) FLEXCUBE
9 1 (0.052%) LatentZero
9 1 (0.052%) Misys Equation
Cloud Services
1 399 (20.70%) Office 365
2 301 (15.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 201 (10.43%) Amazon AWS
4 48 (2.49%) IaaS
5 39 (2.02%) SaaS
6 30 (1.56%) GitHub
7 29 (1.50%) Azure Active Directory
8 24 (1.24%) Mimecast
8 24 (1.24%) PaaS
9 20 (1.04%) G Suite
10 11 (0.57%) OneDrive
11 10 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
14 6 (0.31%) Amazon S3
14 6 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 4 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 4 (0.21%) Dropbox
15 4 (0.21%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 246 (12.76%) Firewall
2 214 (11.10%) DNS
3 180 (9.34%) TCP/IP
4 159 (8.25%) SAN
5 156 (8.09%) DHCP
6 124 (6.43%) WAN
7 121 (6.28%) LAN
8 103 (5.34%) VPN
9 79 (4.10%) Skype
10 75 (3.89%) Internet
11 70 (3.63%) VoIP
12 56 (2.90%) Wireless
13 46 (2.39%) VLAN
14 38 (1.97%) NetScaler
14 38 (1.97%) Network Security
15 37 (1.92%) Remote Desktop
16 36 (1.87%) FTP
17 34 (1.76%) iSCSI
18 27 (1.40%) HTTP
19 25 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 460 (23.86%) SQL Server
2 87 (4.51%) MySQL
3 86 (4.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 85 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 70 (3.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 55 (2.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 48 (2.49%) Relational Database
8 46 (2.39%) SQL Server 2014
9 41 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
10 28 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 23 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
11 23 (1.19%) RDBMS
12 22 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
13 18 (0.93%) MS Access
13 18 (0.93%) NoSQL
14 16 (0.83%) MongoDB
15 15 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
16 14 (0.73%) DTS
17 12 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
18 11 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 97 (5.03%) Git (software)
1 97 (5.03%) JIRA
2 68 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 58 (3.01%) TeamCity
3 58 (3.01%) Visual Studio
4 57 (2.96%) Jenkins
5 42 (2.18%) NUnit
6 39 (2.02%) Subversion
7 36 (1.87%) Octopus Deploy
8 32 (1.66%) Rhino Mocks
9 26 (1.35%) Moq
10 19 (0.99%) MSTest
11 16 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 16 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
12 15 (0.78%) NuGet
13 14 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 13 (0.67%) Eclipse
15 12 (0.62%) IntelliJ
16 11 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 10 (0.52%) Selenium
General
1 675 (35.01%) Finance
2 126 (6.54%) Banking
3 110 (5.71%) Legal
4 109 (5.65%) Law
5 58 (3.01%) Advertising
6 49 (2.54%) Front Office
7 47 (2.44%) Back Office
8 46 (2.39%) Telecoms
9 32 (1.66%) Investment Banking
10 27 (1.40%) Retail
11 25 (1.30%) Marketing
12 22 (1.14%) Financial Institution
12 22 (1.14%) Games
13 19 (0.99%) Publishing
14 18 (0.93%) Billing
15 15 (0.78%) Military
16 10 (0.52%) Online Betting
17 7 (0.36%) French Language
17 7 (0.36%) Multimedia
18 5 (0.26%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 398 (20.64%) Analyst
2 221 (11.46%) Developer
3 216 (11.20%) Support Engineer
4 210 (10.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 174 (9.02%) Support Analyst
6 125 (6.48%) Desktop Support
7 106 (5.50%) Windows Engineer
8 102 (5.29%) C# Developer
9 99 (5.13%) IT Support
10 94 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
11 92 (4.77%) .NET Developer
12 84 (4.36%) Applications Support
12 84 (4.36%) Consultant
13 78 (4.05%) IT Engineer
14 77 (3.99%) IT Analyst
15 76 (3.94%) Administrator
16 73 (3.79%) Service Analyst
17 66 (3.42%) DevOps Engineer
18 65 (3.37%) Architect
18 65 (3.37%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (12.55%) .NET
2 117 (6.07%) ASP.NET
3 110 (5.71%) HTML
4 106 (5.50%) Web Services
5 87 (4.51%) CSS
6 74 (3.84%) .NET Framework
7 61 (3.16%) jQuery
7 61 (3.16%) WPF
8 58 (3.01%) ASP.NET MVC
9 56 (2.90%) WCF
10 55 (2.85%) AngularJS
11 53 (2.75%) WinForms
12 52 (2.70%) XML
13 46 (2.39%) JSON
14 42 (2.18%) REST
15 40 (2.07%) ASP.NET Web API
16 37 (1.92%) SOAP
17 34 (1.76%) NHibernate
18 30 (1.56%) Ajax
18 30 (1.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 135 (7.00%) Data Centre
2 112 (5.81%) Computer Science
3 109 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
4 83 (4.30%) Clustering
5 78 (4.05%) Management Information System
6 74 (3.84%) Blackberry
7 67 (3.48%) Fintech
8 63 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
9 56 (2.90%) Replication
10 55 (2.85%) iPhone
11 53 (2.75%) Client/Server
12 49 (2.54%) User Experience
13 36 (1.87%) Hedge funds
13 36 (1.87%) Video Conferencing
14 30 (1.56%) Algorithms
15 29 (1.50%) Public Cloud
16 27 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 25 (1.30%) Fat Client
17 25 (1.30%) Smartphone
17 25 (1.30%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 723 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 480 (24.90%) Linux
3 336 (17.43%) Windows 7
4 271 (14.06%) Windows 10
5 268 (13.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 247 (12.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 159 (8.25%) Unix
8 84 (4.36%) Android
9 83 (4.30%) Windows 8
10 73 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 65 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 59 (3.06%) Mac OS X
13 43 (2.23%) Apple iOS
14 39 (2.02%) CentOS
15 33 (1.71%) Mac OS
16 27 (1.40%) Ubuntu
17 17 (0.88%) Solaris
18 10 (0.52%) Debian
18 10 (0.52%) Windows XP
19 8 (0.41%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 433 (22.46%) ITIL
2 242 (12.55%) Agile Software Development
3 211 (10.94%) DevOps
4 127 (6.59%) Service Delivery
5 122 (6.33%) Project Management
6 113 (5.86%) Configuration Management
7 110 (5.71%) Scrum
8 107 (5.55%) MVC
9 100 (5.19%) Migration
10 87 (4.51%) Incident Management
11 84 (4.36%) Service Management
12 83 (4.30%) Continuous Improvement
13 80 (4.15%) Continuous Integration
14 78 (4.05%) Test Automation
15 75 (3.89%) TDD
16 74 (3.84%) Change Management
17 70 (3.63%) Information Security
18 66 (3.42%) Investment Management
18 66 (3.42%) Performance Monitoring
19 60 (3.11%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 509 (26.40%) SQL
2 294 (15.25%) PowerShell
3 229 (11.88%) C#
4 160 (8.30%) Java
5 157 (8.14%) JavaScript
6 149 (7.73%) Python
7 130 (6.74%) T-SQL
8 98 (5.08%) C++
9 83 (4.30%) Bash Shell
10 78 (4.05%) Shell Script
11 52 (2.70%) VB
12 47 (2.44%) Perl
13 41 (2.13%) PHP
14 40 (2.07%) C
15 31 (1.61%) Ruby
15 31 (1.61%) VBScript
16 9 (0.47%) Objective-C
17 8 (0.41%) VB.NET
17 8 (0.41%) VB6
18 7 (0.36%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 260 (13.49%) Degree
2 174 (9.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 82 (4.25%) MCSE
4 59 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
5 52 (2.70%) CCNA
6 48 (2.49%) MCSA
7 41 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 39 (2.02%) CISSP
9 36 (1.87%) Security Cleared
10 34 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
11 25 (1.30%) MCP
12 22 (1.14%) RHCE
13 21 (1.09%) MCITP
14 20 (1.04%) A+ Certification
15 19 (0.99%) SC Cleared
16 18 (0.93%) CCNP
16 18 (0.93%) SANS
17 17 (0.88%) GIAC
18 16 (0.83%) CISM
18 16 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (5.45%) SLA
2 36 (1.87%) QA
3 35 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.57%) GDPR
5 11 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 7 (0.36%) SEPA
7 5 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 3 (0.16%) NIST 800
10 2 (0.10%) FISMA
10 2 (0.10%) GCP
10 2 (0.10%) MiFID
10 2 (0.10%) PMO
11 1 (0.052%) COBIT
11 1 (0.052%) DICOM
11 1 (0.052%) EMIR
11 1 (0.052%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.052%) HL7
System Software
1 779 (40.40%) Active Directory
2 363 (18.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 154 (7.99%) Hyper-V
4 144 (7.47%) XenApp
5 106 (5.50%) VMware ESXi
6 94 (4.88%) XenDesktop
7 66 (3.42%) Docker
8 56 (2.90%) vSphere
9 48 (2.49%) Microsoft App-V
10 41 (2.13%) XenServer
11 32 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
12 23 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
13 21 (1.09%) BitLocker
13 21 (1.09%) Terminal Services
13 21 (1.09%) Virtual Desktop
14 14 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
15 12 (0.62%) DFS Replication
16 11 (0.57%) VMware NSX
17 9 (0.47%) Xen
18 6 (0.31%) Snort
Systems Management
1 227 (11.77%) SCCM
2 101 (5.24%) SCOM
3 79 (4.10%) Puppet
4 73 (3.79%) Ansible
5 57 (2.96%) SCOrch
6 52 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
7 31 (1.61%) Nagios
8 30 (1.56%) vCenter Server
9 29 (1.50%) WSUS
10 27 (1.40%) Backup Exec
11 26 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
12 25 (1.30%) vRealize
13 21 (1.09%) Nessus
13 21 (1.09%) Simpana
14 17 (0.88%) Kibana
14 17 (0.88%) NetBackup
14 17 (0.88%) Terraform
15 15 (0.78%) XenMobile
16 14 (0.73%) HP Data Protector
16 14 (0.73%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 824 (42.74%) Microsoft
2 568 (29.46%) VMware
3 383 (19.87%) Citrix
4 253 (13.12%) Cisco
5 131 (6.79%) HP
6 84 (4.36%) Apple
7 68 (3.53%) Oracle
8 56 (2.90%) Red Hat
9 54 (2.80%) Siebel
10 51 (2.65%) Veeam
11 49 (2.54%) Dell
11 49 (2.54%) Sybase
12 48 (2.49%) EMC
13 41 (2.13%) NetApp
14 40 (2.07%) Adobe
15 38 (1.97%) 3PAR
16 37 (1.92%) Ivanti
17 35 (1.82%) Google
17 35 (1.82%) ServiceNow
17 35 (1.82%) Sun