Period
to 23 March 2019

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 23 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
London > Central London
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 12 10
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1,779 1,975 1,735
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 13.50% 13.00% 13.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.62% 56.61% 53.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,561 1,808 1,610
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £76,250
London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 3,142 3,489 3,247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 23.84% 22.97% 26.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2,755 3,133 2,932
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £90,000
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 23 March 2019.

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 23 March 2019. 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 1,352 £50,000 - 125
City of Westminster +6 57 £30,000 -40.00%
West End of London +15 52 £37,000 -1.33%
Camden +6 21 £37,500 -3.23% 1
Southwark +10 18 £31,500 -35.05%
Lambeth -1 9 £35,000 -12.50%
Kensington and Chelsea -4 9 £38,500 +14.93%
Windows
London

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, 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.

1 784 (44.07%) Active Directory
2 748 (42.05%) Microsoft
3 678 (38.11%) Windows Server
4 597 (33.56%) Finance
5 484 (27.21%) Office 365
6 405 (22.77%) VMware
7 391 (21.98%) SQL
8 382 (21.47%) Windows 10
9 372 (20.91%) Microsoft Azure
10 361 (20.29%) ITIL
11 349 (19.62%) Microsoft Office
12 342 (19.22%) Firewall
13 334 (18.77%) PowerShell
14 329 (18.49%) Windows 7
15 319 (17.93%) Linux
16 278 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
17 276 (15.51%) SQL Server
18 264 (14.84%) VMware Infrastructure
19 261 (14.67%) DNS
20 239 (13.43%) Amazon AWS
21 238 (13.38%) Windows Server 2012
22 224 (12.59%) TCP/IP
23 213 (11.97%) DHCP
23 213 (11.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 212 (11.92%) Citrix
25 207 (11.64%) MS Exchange
26 198 (11.13%) Cisco
27 192 (10.79%) SCCM
28 189 (10.62%) Problem-Solving
29 182 (10.23%) Hyper-V

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
1 207 (11.64%) MS Exchange
2 112 (6.30%) IIS
3 110 (6.18%) SharePoint
4 51 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 50 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2010
6 37 (2.08%) Skype for Business
7 27 (1.52%) Apache
8 21 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
9 20 (1.12%) Tomcat
10 19 (1.07%) IBM Notes
11 15 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
12 11 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 8 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
14 8 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
14 8 (0.45%) Umbraco
15 7 (0.39%) Confluence
15 7 (0.39%) SAS
16 5 (0.28%) Apache Solr
16 5 (0.28%) CMS
Applications
1 349 (19.62%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (1.35%) AutoCAD
2 24 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.22%) Acrobat
5 4 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.22%) Maple
6 1 (0.056%) LaTeX
6 1 (0.056%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.056%) Revit
Business Applications
1 14 (0.79%) Visualfiles
2 13 (0.73%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 6 (0.34%) Carpe Diem
3 6 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.34%) Elite 3E
3 6 (0.34%) Salerio
4 3 (0.17%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.056%) Aareon QL
5 1 (0.056%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.056%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.056%) MIS ActiveH
5 1 (0.056%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.056%) OPENHousing
5 1 (0.056%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.056%) Orchard Housing
5 1 (0.056%) Relativity
5 1 (0.056%) Sage 300 ERP
5 1 (0.056%) Siebel CRM
5 1 (0.056%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.056%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 484 (27.21%) Office 365
2 372 (20.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 239 (13.43%) Amazon AWS
4 114 (6.41%) SaaS
5 61 (3.43%) IaaS
6 60 (3.37%) PaaS
7 36 (2.02%) Azure Active Directory
8 35 (1.97%) Google Cloud Platform
9 24 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
10 23 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
11 22 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
12 20 (1.12%) GitHub
13 15 (0.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 13 (0.73%) Amazon S3
14 13 (0.73%) Mimecast
15 12 (0.67%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
16 11 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
16 11 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
16 11 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 9 (0.51%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 342 (19.22%) Firewall
2 261 (14.67%) DNS
3 224 (12.59%) TCP/IP
4 213 (11.97%) DHCP
5 148 (8.32%) LAN
6 126 (7.08%) WAN
7 107 (6.01%) VPN
8 98 (5.51%) SAN
9 88 (4.95%) Network Security
10 77 (4.33%) Internet
11 67 (3.77%) VLAN
11 67 (3.77%) VoIP
12 50 (2.81%) SSL
13 49 (2.75%) Wireless
14 45 (2.53%) Skype
15 27 (1.52%) HTTP
16 24 (1.35%) BGP
16 24 (1.35%) Intrusion Detection
17 23 (1.29%) MPLS
17 23 (1.29%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 276 (15.51%) SQL Server
2 44 (2.47%) Relational Database
3 39 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 37 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
5 34 (1.91%) MySQL
6 30 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 28 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
9 26 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
9 26 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 20 (1.12%) NoSQL
11 17 (0.96%) Big Data
12 16 (0.90%) MongoDB
12 16 (0.90%) Power BI
13 13 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
14 12 (0.67%) MS Access
14 12 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
14 12 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
15 10 (0.56%) Blockchain
15 10 (0.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 50 (2.81%) Jenkins
2 46 (2.59%) TeamCity
3 36 (2.02%) Octopus Deploy
4 33 (1.85%) Visual Studio
5 31 (1.74%) Git (software)
5 31 (1.74%) JIRA
6 30 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 14 (0.79%) Hudson
9 13 (0.73%) NUnit
10 12 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
11 11 (0.62%) Subversion
12 9 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
13 8 (0.45%) Selenium
14 7 (0.39%) ER Studio
14 7 (0.39%) ERwin
14 7 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 6 (0.34%) Eclipse
15 6 (0.34%) GitLab
15 6 (0.34%) Maven
General
1 597 (33.56%) Finance
2 171 (9.61%) Law
3 117 (6.58%) Legal
4 99 (5.56%) Banking
5 42 (2.36%) Telecoms
6 38 (2.14%) Advertising
7 34 (1.91%) Retail
8 32 (1.80%) Back Office
9 27 (1.52%) Front Office
10 20 (1.12%) Financial Institution
11 16 (0.90%) Marketing
12 15 (0.84%) Investment Banking
13 9 (0.51%) Games
14 7 (0.39%) Billing
15 4 (0.22%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.17%) Private Banking
17 2 (0.11%) French Language
17 2 (0.11%) German Language
17 2 (0.11%) Music Industry
17 2 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 448 (25.18%) Analyst
2 254 (14.28%) Support Analyst
3 241 (13.55%) Support Engineer
4 197 (11.07%) IT Support
5 157 (8.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 148 (8.32%) Desktop Support
7 147 (8.26%) IT Analyst
8 131 (7.36%) Developer
9 114 (6.41%) 2nd Line Support
10 109 (6.13%) IT Engineer
11 90 (5.06%) Applications Support
12 88 (4.95%) Administrator
12 88 (4.95%) IT Support Engineer
13 87 (4.89%) IT Support Analyst
14 81 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
15 78 (4.38%) Service Analyst
16 75 (4.22%) Service Desk Analyst
17 73 (4.10%) Systems Engineer
18 68 (3.82%) Security Analyst
19 65 (3.65%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (10.17%) .NET
2 61 (3.43%) ASP.NET
3 59 (3.32%) HTML
4 52 (2.92%) Web Services
5 45 (2.53%) AngularJS
5 45 (2.53%) jQuery
6 43 (2.42%) CSS
7 36 (2.02%) .NET Framework
8 33 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web API
9 31 (1.74%) XML
10 25 (1.41%) Node.js
11 24 (1.35%) WCF
12 21 (1.18%) JSON
13 20 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC
13 20 (1.12%) Entity Framework
14 19 (1.07%) OOXML
15 18 (1.01%) RESTful
16 17 (0.96%) ASP.NET Core
17 16 (0.90%) Elastic Stack
18 15 (0.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 118 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
2 106 (5.96%) Management Information System
3 98 (5.51%) Data Centre
4 85 (4.78%) Self-Motivation
5 64 (3.60%) Video Conferencing
6 63 (3.54%) Clustering
6 63 (3.54%) Fintech
7 44 (2.47%) iPhone
8 37 (2.08%) Public Cloud
9 35 (1.97%) Blackberry
10 34 (1.91%) iPad
11 33 (1.85%) Smartphone
12 32 (1.80%) Mobile App
13 31 (1.74%) Hedge funds
14 29 (1.63%) PKI
14 29 (1.63%) User Experience
15 27 (1.52%) Replication
16 24 (1.35%) Fixed Income
17 22 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 21 (1.18%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 678 (38.11%) Windows Server
2 382 (21.47%) Windows 10
3 329 (18.49%) Windows 7
4 319 (17.93%) Linux
5 278 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 238 (13.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 110 (6.18%) Unix
8 81 (4.55%) Android
9 78 (4.38%) Apple iOS
10 54 (3.04%) Mac OS X
11 46 (2.59%) Mac OS
12 43 (2.42%) Windows 8
13 41 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 39 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
15 17 (0.96%) Ubuntu
16 13 (0.73%) Windows XP
17 8 (0.45%) Solaris
18 6 (0.34%) CentOS
19 5 (0.28%) Amazon Linux
19 5 (0.28%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 361 (20.29%) ITIL
2 213 (11.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 189 (10.62%) Problem-Solving
4 174 (9.78%) Information Security
5 161 (9.05%) DevOps
6 147 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
7 132 (7.42%) Cybersecurity
8 109 (6.13%) Migration
9 93 (5.23%) Service Delivery
10 81 (4.55%) Project Management
11 77 (4.33%) Computer Science
11 77 (4.33%) Security Management
12 76 (4.27%) Information Security Management
13 75 (4.22%) ISMS
14 74 (4.16%) Disaster Recovery
15 67 (3.77%) Configuration Management
16 64 (3.60%) Asset Management
17 63 (3.54%) Continuous Improvement
17 63 (3.54%) Service Management
18 61 (3.43%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 391 (21.98%) SQL
2 334 (18.77%) PowerShell
3 155 (8.71%) C#
4 95 (5.34%) Python
5 85 (4.78%) JavaScript
6 84 (4.72%) Java
7 45 (2.53%) Bash Shell
8 35 (1.97%) Shell Script
9 28 (1.57%) C
9 28 (1.57%) T-SQL
10 26 (1.46%) C++
11 25 (1.41%) VB
12 21 (1.18%) VBScript
13 20 (1.12%) Perl
14 17 (0.96%) Ruby
15 16 (0.90%) VB.NET
16 14 (0.79%) PHP
17 11 (0.62%) PL/SQL
18 10 (0.56%) R
19 8 (0.45%) Go
Qualifications
1 181 (10.17%) Degree
2 111 (6.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 92 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
4 67 (3.77%) MCSE
5 61 (3.43%) CCNP
6 56 (3.15%) CCNA
7 50 (2.81%) CISSP
7 50 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
8 48 (2.70%) MCSA
9 36 (2.02%) CEH
10 35 (1.97%) GIAC
11 31 (1.74%) Security Cleared
12 29 (1.63%) MCP
13 28 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
14 26 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 22 (1.24%) CCIE
15 22 (1.24%) GSEC
16 17 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 16 (0.90%) CREST Certified
17 16 (0.90%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (6.58%) SLA
2 49 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (1.97%) Cyber Essentials
4 31 (1.74%) GDPR
5 21 (1.18%) QA
6 13 (0.73%) Data Quality
7 11 (0.62%) Solvency II
8 10 (0.56%) HIPAA
9 7 (0.39%) WAI
10 4 (0.22%) MiFID
10 4 (0.22%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.22%) PMO
11 1 (0.056%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 784 (44.07%) Active Directory
2 264 (14.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 182 (10.23%) Hyper-V
4 77 (4.33%) XenApp
5 45 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
6 44 (2.47%) Docker
7 38 (2.14%) XenDesktop
8 33 (1.85%) vSphere
9 21 (1.18%) VirtualBox
10 18 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
11 17 (0.96%) Firmware
12 16 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
13 15 (0.84%) BitLocker
14 13 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
15 10 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
16 7 (0.39%) KVM
16 7 (0.39%) NFS
17 5 (0.28%) VMware NSX
17 5 (0.28%) XenServer
18 4 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 192 (10.79%) SCCM
2 87 (4.89%) Puppet
3 81 (4.55%) Ansible
4 62 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
5 59 (3.32%) SCOM
6 48 (2.70%) Terraform
7 33 (1.85%) Backup Exec
8 27 (1.52%) Nagios
9 26 (1.46%) WSUS
10 25 (1.41%) Kubernetes
11 20 (1.12%) vCenter Server
12 18 (1.01%) Microsoft Intune
13 16 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
13 16 (0.90%) SCOrch
14 15 (0.84%) SCVMM
15 14 (0.79%) logstash
16 11 (0.62%) Failover Clustering
16 11 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
17 10 (0.56%) Salt
17 10 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 748 (42.05%) Microsoft
2 405 (22.77%) VMware
3 212 (11.92%) Citrix
4 198 (11.13%) Cisco
5 84 (4.72%) Oracle
6 77 (4.33%) Apple
7 65 (3.65%) HP
8 46 (2.59%) CheckPoint
8 46 (2.59%) iManage
9 45 (2.53%) Red Hat
9 45 (2.53%) ServiceNow
10 42 (2.36%) Google
11 35 (1.97%) Dell
12 34 (1.91%) Sony
13 33 (1.85%) Adobe
14 31 (1.74%) Bloomberg
15 30 (1.69%) Reuters
16 29 (1.63%) NetApp
17 28 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
17 28 (1.57%) Veeam