Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
London > Central London
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 11 10
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1,868 1,984 1,906
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 13.84% 13.89% 13.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.71% 58.82% 54.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,645 1,823 1,713
Central London median annual salary £49,500 £48,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% -2.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%

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 3,182 3,373 3,524
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 23.58% 23.62% 25.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2,805 3,012 3,164
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £28,250 £30,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £88,375
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +1 1,449 £50,000 - 230
City of Westminster +7 50 £40,000 -27.27%
West End of London -9 47 £47,250 +18.13%
Camden +7 25 £42,500 +16.44%
Kensington and Chelsea -1 22 £37,500 -17.58% 2
Southwark +12 21 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Lambeth +4 5 £23,438 -33.03%
Windows
London

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Windows.

1 856 (45.82%) Active Directory
2 777 (41.60%) Microsoft
3 742 (39.72%) Windows Server
4 641 (34.31%) Finance
5 498 (26.66%) Office 365
6 458 (24.52%) VMware
7 411 (22.00%) SQL
8 401 (21.47%) Linux
9 397 (21.25%) ITIL
10 374 (20.02%) Microsoft Azure
11 369 (19.75%) Microsoft Office
12 366 (19.59%) Windows 10
13 365 (19.54%) Firewall
14 357 (19.11%) PowerShell
15 335 (17.93%) Windows 7
16 330 (17.67%) SQL Server
17 307 (16.43%) Windows Server 2008
18 305 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
19 293 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
20 284 (15.20%) DNS
21 265 (14.19%) TCP/IP
22 260 (13.92%) MS Exchange
23 241 (12.90%) Citrix
24 236 (12.63%) Amazon AWS
25 233 (12.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 226 (12.10%) DHCP
27 216 (11.56%) Cisco
28 210 (11.24%) SCCM
29 207 (11.08%) Problem-Solving
30 201 (10.76%) .NET

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
1 260 (13.92%) MS Exchange
2 108 (5.78%) SharePoint
3 90 (4.82%) IIS
4 78 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 63 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 48 (2.57%) Skype for Business
7 32 (1.71%) Apache
8 24 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
9 23 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
10 20 (1.07%) Tomcat
11 15 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 14 (0.75%) CMS
13 11 (0.59%) Confluence
14 10 (0.54%) OpenStack
15 9 (0.48%) nginx
15 9 (0.48%) SAS
16 8 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
16 8 (0.43%) Umbraco
17 6 (0.32%) JBoss
17 6 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 369 (19.75%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (1.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (1.07%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.75%) AutoCAD
6 7 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.21%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.16%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.11%) Houdini
9 2 (0.11%) Maple
9 2 (0.11%) Maya
9 2 (0.11%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 15 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.43%) Carpe Diem
3 6 (0.32%) Eikon
3 6 (0.32%) Infor SunSystems
3 6 (0.32%) ReMetrica
3 6 (0.32%) Salerio
4 4 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.21%) Elite 3E
4 4 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.16%) SimCorp Dimension
6 2 (0.11%) Magento
6 2 (0.11%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.054%) Misys Opics
7 1 (0.054%) PlanetPress Connect
7 1 (0.054%) Relativity
7 1 (0.054%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.054%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.054%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.054%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 498 (26.66%) Office 365
2 374 (20.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 236 (12.63%) Amazon AWS
4 91 (4.87%) SaaS
5 51 (2.73%) Azure Active Directory
6 47 (2.52%) IaaS
7 39 (2.09%) PaaS
8 29 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
8 29 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
9 28 (1.50%) G Suite
9 28 (1.50%) Mimecast
10 21 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
11 18 (0.96%) GitHub
12 15 (0.80%) Amazon S3
12 15 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
13 11 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 11 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 9 (0.48%) NuGet
15 8 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 7 (0.37%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 365 (19.54%) Firewall
2 284 (15.20%) DNS
3 265 (14.19%) TCP/IP
4 226 (12.10%) DHCP
5 151 (8.08%) LAN
6 138 (7.39%) VPN
7 136 (7.28%) WAN
8 119 (6.37%) SAN
9 90 (4.82%) Internet
10 80 (4.28%) VLAN
11 76 (4.07%) Network Security
12 65 (3.48%) Skype
12 65 (3.48%) VoIP
13 53 (2.84%) Wireless
14 35 (1.87%) SSL
15 34 (1.82%) Remote Desktop
16 30 (1.61%) WLAN
17 27 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
18 26 (1.39%) NetScaler
19 24 (1.28%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 330 (17.67%) SQL Server
2 48 (2.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 46 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 43 (2.30%) Relational Database
5 40 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 40 (2.14%) SQL Server 2016
6 39 (2.09%) MySQL
7 38 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
8 28 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
9 23 (1.23%) Big Data
10 22 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
11 21 (1.12%) MongoDB
12 20 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
13 17 (0.91%) MS Access
13 17 (0.91%) Power BI
14 16 (0.86%) NoSQL
15 14 (0.75%) RDBMS
15 14 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 12 (0.64%) Azure SQL Database
16 12 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 57 (3.05%) Visual Studio
2 53 (2.84%) Jenkins
3 52 (2.78%) Git (software)
4 51 (2.73%) JIRA
5 44 (2.36%) TeamCity
6 43 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 37 (1.98%) Octopus Deploy
8 23 (1.23%) Selenium
9 20 (1.07%) Subversion
10 17 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
11 15 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 15 (0.80%) Hudson
12 13 (0.70%) Bitbucket
13 10 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
14 9 (0.48%) Sonatype Nexus
14 9 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 7 (0.37%) Maven
15 7 (0.37%) MSBuild
15 7 (0.37%) NUnit
15 7 (0.37%) WebDriver
General
1 641 (34.31%) Finance
2 159 (8.51%) Law
3 141 (7.55%) Legal
4 131 (7.01%) Banking
5 53 (2.84%) Telecoms
6 43 (2.30%) Advertising
7 41 (2.19%) Back Office
8 37 (1.98%) Marketing
9 31 (1.66%) Investment Banking
10 30 (1.61%) Financial Institution
11 22 (1.18%) Retail
12 13 (0.70%) Games
13 6 (0.32%) Front Office
13 6 (0.32%) Private Banking
14 5 (0.27%) Publishing
15 4 (0.21%) Billing
15 4 (0.21%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
16 3 (0.16%) Music Industry
16 3 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 413 (22.11%) Analyst
2 275 (14.72%) Support Engineer
3 211 (11.30%) IT Support
4 191 (10.22%) Support Analyst
5 165 (8.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 153 (8.19%) Developer
7 137 (7.33%) Desktop Support
8 127 (6.80%) IT Analyst
9 120 (6.42%) IT Engineer
10 106 (5.67%) 2nd Line Support
11 97 (5.19%) Administrator
12 90 (4.82%) IT Support Engineer
13 86 (4.60%) Service Analyst
14 84 (4.50%) IT Support Analyst
15 78 (4.18%) Applications Support
15 78 (4.18%) Windows Engineer
16 77 (4.12%) Systems Administrator
17 76 (4.07%) Service Desk Analyst
18 75 (4.01%) Security Analyst
19 71 (3.80%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (10.76%) .NET
2 77 (4.12%) HTML
3 72 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 61 (3.27%) Web Services
5 49 (2.62%) Elastic Stack
5 49 (2.62%) jQuery
6 47 (2.52%) CSS
7 45 (2.41%) .NET Framework
8 41 (2.19%) AngularJS
9 40 (2.14%) XML
10 33 (1.77%) JSON
10 33 (1.77%) WCF
11 27 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 27 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web API
12 24 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 23 (1.23%) LDAP
14 22 (1.18%) Entity Framework
15 21 (1.12%) WinForms
15 21 (1.12%) WPF
16 17 (0.91%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 121 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
2 118 (6.32%) Data Centre
3 84 (4.50%) Management Information System
4 81 (4.34%) Self-Motivation
5 50 (2.68%) Fintech
6 46 (2.46%) Video Conferencing
7 45 (2.41%) Mobile App
8 44 (2.36%) PKI
9 40 (2.14%) Clustering
9 40 (2.14%) Hedge funds
10 37 (1.98%) Replication
11 35 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 29 (1.55%) Blackberry
12 29 (1.55%) User Experience
13 25 (1.34%) Fixed Income
14 24 (1.28%) iPhone
15 23 (1.23%) BYOD
16 22 (1.18%) Equities
16 22 (1.18%) Microsoft Licensing
17 20 (1.07%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 742 (39.72%) Windows Server
2 401 (21.47%) Linux
3 366 (19.59%) Windows 10
4 335 (17.93%) Windows 7
5 307 (16.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 305 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 117 (6.26%) Unix
8 81 (4.34%) Android
9 79 (4.23%) Mac OS X
10 72 (3.85%) Apple iOS
11 58 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 52 (2.78%) Mac OS
13 51 (2.73%) Windows 8
14 46 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
15 32 (1.71%) CentOS
16 25 (1.34%) Solaris
17 22 (1.18%) AIX
18 18 (0.96%) HPUX
19 15 (0.80%) Windows XP
20 13 (0.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (21.25%) ITIL
2 233 (12.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 207 (11.08%) Problem-Solving
4 182 (9.74%) DevOps
5 173 (9.26%) Cybersecurity
6 172 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
7 159 (8.51%) Information Security
8 104 (5.57%) Migration
9 96 (5.14%) Penetration Testing
10 94 (5.03%) Configuration Management
11 93 (4.98%) Project Management
12 81 (4.34%) Service Management
13 80 (4.28%) Service Delivery
14 74 (3.96%) Continuous Improvement
15 73 (3.91%) Disaster Recovery
16 72 (3.85%) Analytics
17 70 (3.75%) Computer Science
18 68 (3.64%) Scrum
18 68 (3.64%) SIEM
19 62 (3.32%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 411 (22.00%) SQL
2 357 (19.11%) PowerShell
3 178 (9.53%) C#
4 122 (6.53%) Python
5 111 (5.94%) Java
6 94 (5.03%) JavaScript
7 64 (3.43%) Bash Shell
8 50 (2.68%) T-SQL
9 49 (2.62%) Perl
10 40 (2.14%) C++
11 34 (1.82%) Shell Script
12 26 (1.39%) PHP
13 25 (1.34%) VB
14 23 (1.23%) PL/SQL
15 17 (0.91%) Ruby
16 16 (0.86%) VBScript
17 15 (0.80%) C
17 15 (0.80%) VB.NET
18 7 (0.37%) TypeScript
19 6 (0.32%) F#
Qualifications
1 166 (8.89%) Degree
2 142 (7.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 104 (5.57%) CISSP
4 94 (5.03%) MCSE
5 85 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
6 50 (2.68%) MCP
7 49 (2.62%) CCNA
8 45 (2.41%) MCSA
9 44 (2.36%) CEH
10 43 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
11 42 (2.25%) CCNP
12 40 (2.14%) CISM
13 38 (2.03%) GIAC
14 26 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
15 24 (1.28%) CCIE
15 24 (1.28%) GSEC
15 24 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 23 (1.23%) Security Cleared
17 21 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 17 (0.91%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (4.98%) SLA
2 67 (3.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 63 (3.37%) GDPR
4 35 (1.87%) Cyber Essentials
5 31 (1.66%) MiFID
6 25 (1.34%) QA
7 13 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 12 (0.64%) Data Quality
9 10 (0.54%) HIPAA
10 6 (0.32%) WAI
11 4 (0.21%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.16%) PMO
13 2 (0.11%) COBIT
14 1 (0.054%) Dodd-Frank
14 1 (0.054%) EMIR
14 1 (0.054%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 856 (45.82%) Active Directory
2 293 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 193 (10.33%) Hyper-V
4 82 (4.39%) XenApp
5 52 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
6 50 (2.68%) Docker
6 50 (2.68%) vSphere
7 35 (1.87%) XenDesktop
8 26 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
9 24 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
10 23 (1.23%) Snort
11 18 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
12 15 (0.80%) XenServer
13 13 (0.70%) BitLocker
14 12 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
14 12 (0.64%) VirtualBox
15 11 (0.59%) KVM
16 10 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
17 9 (0.48%) DFS Replication
17 9 (0.48%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 210 (11.24%) SCCM
2 100 (5.35%) Ansible
3 92 (4.93%) Puppet
4 85 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
5 79 (4.23%) SCOM
6 35 (1.87%) Nagios
7 32 (1.71%) Terraform
8 30 (1.61%) Backup Exec
8 30 (1.61%) Kubernetes
8 30 (1.61%) WSUS
9 23 (1.23%) OSSEC
10 19 (1.02%) logstash
10 19 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
11 17 (0.91%) Kibana
11 17 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
12 16 (0.86%) Single Sign-On
13 14 (0.75%) Jamf Pro
14 12 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
15 11 (0.59%) SCOrch
16 10 (0.54%) Grafana
Vendors
1 777 (41.60%) Microsoft
2 458 (24.52%) VMware
3 241 (12.90%) Citrix
4 216 (11.56%) Cisco
5 121 (6.48%) Oracle
6 89 (4.76%) Red Hat
7 73 (3.91%) HP
8 71 (3.80%) Apple
9 55 (2.94%) Google
10 48 (2.57%) iManage
10 48 (2.57%) Splunk
11 47 (2.52%) CheckPoint
12 44 (2.36%) NetApp
12 44 (2.36%) ServiceNow
13 41 (2.19%) Dell
14 37 (1.98%) Veeam
15 31 (1.66%) Bloomberg
15 31 (1.66%) Reuters
16 30 (1.61%) Adobe
16 30 (1.61%) Intapp