Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
London > Central London
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 10 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1,885 1,896 2,454
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 13.19% 15.27% 14.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.80% 56.92% 55.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,695 1,725 2,170
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -4.52% +4.74%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

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 3,261 3,331 4,404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 22.82% 26.83% 26.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2,949 2,979 3,928
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
London median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.73% - +10.00%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 -3 1,365 £52,500 +10.53% 200
West End of London -10 65 £40,000 +14.29% 36
Southwark 0 46 £43,000 +50.88%
City of Westminster -1 39 £55,000 -6.60% 1
Camden +7 30 £42,500 +41.67%
Kensington and Chelsea +3 10 £45,000 +28.57%
Lambeth +1 3 £26,500 -11.67%
Windows
London

For the 6 months to 20 June 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.

1 850 (45.09%) Active Directory
2 804 (42.65%) Microsoft
3 694 (36.82%) Windows Server
4 631 (33.47%) Finance
5 536 (28.44%) VMware
6 467 (24.77%) Office 365
7 454 (24.08%) Linux
8 419 (22.23%) SQL
9 407 (21.59%) ITIL
10 398 (21.11%) Microsoft Azure
11 395 (20.95%) PowerShell
12 375 (19.89%) Microsoft Office
13 352 (18.67%) Windows 7
14 341 (18.09%) SQL Server
15 340 (18.04%) Windows 10
16 313 (16.60%) VMware Infrastructure
17 303 (16.07%) Firewall
18 295 (15.65%) Citrix
19 291 (15.44%) Windows Server 2008
19 291 (15.44%) Windows Server 2012
20 273 (14.48%) DNS
21 272 (14.43%) MS Exchange
22 258 (13.69%) Cisco
23 246 (13.05%) C#
24 228 (12.10%) .NET
25 223 (11.83%) Amazon AWS
26 220 (11.67%) DevOps
27 211 (11.19%) SCCM
28 210 (11.14%) Agile Software Development
29 207 (10.98%) Degree

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
1 272 (14.43%) MS Exchange
2 122 (6.47%) IIS
3 108 (5.73%) SharePoint
4 104 (5.52%) Skype for Business
5 101 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 93 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2013
7 50 (2.65%) Tomcat
8 38 (2.02%) Apache
9 33 (1.75%) Confluence
10 28 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
11 27 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 22 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
13 19 (1.01%) JBoss
14 14 (0.74%) WebSphere
15 13 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
16 12 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
17 9 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
17 9 (0.48%) SAS
17 9 (0.48%) WebLogic
18 7 (0.37%) CMS
Applications
1 375 (19.89%) Microsoft Office
2 73 (3.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 44 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (0.90%) Acrobat
4 17 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.53%) Adobe Captivate
5 10 (0.53%) Camtasia
6 9 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (0.42%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.27%) Stata
9 3 (0.16%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.053%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.053%) Maya
11 1 (0.053%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 20 (1.06%) MetaTrader
2 18 (0.95%) Carpe Diem
3 13 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.37%) Elite 3E
5 6 (0.32%) Sage X3
6 4 (0.21%) Eikon
6 4 (0.21%) Infor SunSystems
6 4 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.21%) ReMetrica
7 3 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.16%) HFM
7 3 (0.16%) iTrent
7 3 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.16%) Visualfiles
8 2 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
8 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.11%) Sentinel
9 1 (0.053%) FLEXCUBE
9 1 (0.053%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.053%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 467 (24.77%) Office 365
2 398 (21.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 223 (11.83%) Amazon AWS
4 77 (4.08%) Azure Active Directory
5 57 (3.02%) IaaS
6 55 (2.92%) SaaS
7 32 (1.70%) Mimecast
8 30 (1.59%) PaaS
9 22 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
10 20 (1.06%) OneDrive
11 19 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
11 19 (1.01%) GitHub
12 16 (0.85%) NuGet
13 15 (0.80%) G Suite
13 15 (0.80%) Slack
14 10 (0.53%) Serverless
15 9 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 9 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
15 9 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
16 8 (0.42%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 303 (16.07%) Firewall
2 273 (14.48%) DNS
3 201 (10.66%) TCP/IP
4 197 (10.45%) DHCP
5 165 (8.75%) SAN
6 156 (8.28%) WAN
7 147 (7.80%) LAN
8 118 (6.26%) VPN
9 105 (5.57%) Skype
10 62 (3.29%) VLAN
11 58 (3.08%) Internet
12 51 (2.71%) Wireless
13 49 (2.60%) VoIP
14 38 (2.02%) Intranet
15 33 (1.75%) MPLS
16 32 (1.70%) Cisco IOS
17 31 (1.64%) NetScaler
18 29 (1.54%) Network Security
19 26 (1.38%) IP Telephony
20 25 (1.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 341 (18.09%) SQL Server
2 58 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 50 (2.65%) Relational Database
4 49 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 45 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 45 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 36 (1.91%) Big Data
7 32 (1.70%) MySQL
8 22 (1.17%) Azure SQL Database
8 22 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
9 21 (1.11%) SQL Server 2016
10 20 (1.06%) MongoDB
11 19 (1.01%) RDBMS
12 18 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
13 17 (0.90%) Power BI
14 14 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
15 13 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
16 12 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
17 11 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 96 (5.09%) Git (software)
2 73 (3.87%) Jenkins
3 71 (3.77%) JIRA
4 70 (3.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 58 (3.08%) Visual Studio
6 57 (3.02%) TeamCity
7 28 (1.49%) Subversion
8 26 (1.38%) Maven
9 25 (1.33%) Selenium
10 22 (1.17%) Ant
11 21 (1.11%) MSBuild
12 20 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
13 17 (0.90%) Cucumber
14 16 (0.85%) CA Release Automation
14 16 (0.85%) CruiseControl
14 16 (0.85%) IntelliJ
14 16 (0.85%) NUnit
15 15 (0.80%) Eclipse
15 15 (0.80%) Fiddler
15 15 (0.80%) ReSharper
General
1 631 (33.47%) Finance
2 173 (9.18%) Law
3 143 (7.59%) Banking
4 126 (6.68%) Legal
5 37 (1.96%) Advertising
6 36 (1.91%) Financial Institution
7 29 (1.54%) Investment Banking
8 27 (1.43%) Retail
8 27 (1.43%) Telecoms
9 25 (1.33%) Back Office
9 25 (1.33%) Billing
10 24 (1.27%) Front Office
10 24 (1.27%) Marketing
11 19 (1.01%) Games
12 14 (0.74%) Publishing
13 8 (0.42%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.37%) French Language
14 7 (0.37%) Military
14 7 (0.37%) Online Betting
15 3 (0.16%) German Language
Job Titles
1 382 (20.27%) Analyst
2 248 (13.16%) Support Engineer
3 208 (11.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 182 (9.66%) Support Analyst
5 163 (8.65%) Developer
6 150 (7.96%) Desktop Support
7 140 (7.43%) IT Support
8 115 (6.10%) IT Engineer
9 101 (5.36%) DevOps Engineer
10 96 (5.09%) Service Analyst
11 94 (4.99%) IT Analyst
12 93 (4.93%) 2nd Line Support
13 90 (4.77%) Desktop Engineer
14 89 (4.72%) Windows Engineer
15 87 (4.62%) Administrator
16 78 (4.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
17 75 (3.98%) C# Developer
18 74 (3.93%) Systems Administrator
19 72 (3.82%) .NET Developer
20 70 (3.71%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (12.10%) .NET
2 111 (5.89%) Web Services
3 110 (5.84%) HTML
4 98 (5.20%) ASP.NET
5 74 (3.93%) CSS
6 69 (3.66%) ASP.NET Web API
7 67 (3.55%) XML
8 56 (2.97%) AngularJS
9 52 (2.76%) JSON
10 51 (2.71%) ASP.NET MVC
11 50 (2.65%) REST
12 34 (1.80%) WCF
13 32 (1.70%) LDAP
14 31 (1.64%) jQuery
15 29 (1.54%) WinForms
16 27 (1.43%) .NET Framework
17 25 (1.33%) RESTful
18 24 (1.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 23 (1.22%) FIX Protocol
19 23 (1.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 111 (5.89%) Analytical Skills
2 100 (5.31%) Data Centre
3 97 (5.15%) Computer Science
4 90 (4.77%) Management Information System
5 76 (4.03%) Fintech
6 60 (3.18%) Blackberry
7 58 (3.08%) iPhone
8 54 (2.86%) Clustering
9 38 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
10 37 (1.96%) Hedge funds
10 37 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
11 35 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
12 34 (1.80%) Mobile App
13 33 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 32 (1.70%) Replication
15 29 (1.54%) User Experience
16 26 (1.38%) Public Cloud
17 21 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
18 20 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
19 19 (1.01%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 694 (36.82%) Windows Server
2 454 (24.08%) Linux
3 352 (18.67%) Windows 7
4 340 (18.04%) Windows 10
5 291 (15.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 291 (15.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 114 (6.05%) Android
7 109 (5.78%) Unix
8 98 (5.20%) Mac OS X
9 80 (4.24%) Apple iOS
9 80 (4.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 59 (3.13%) Windows 8
11 56 (2.97%) Mac OS
12 52 (2.76%) CentOS
13 41 (2.18%) Windows Server 2003
14 36 (1.91%) Solaris
15 35 (1.86%) HPUX
16 32 (1.70%) AIX
17 19 (1.01%) Ubuntu
18 17 (0.90%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 407 (21.59%) ITIL
2 220 (11.67%) DevOps
3 210 (11.14%) Agile Software Development
4 195 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
5 146 (7.75%) Configuration Management
6 131 (6.95%) Migration
6 131 (6.95%) Project Management
7 116 (6.15%) Information Security
8 86 (4.56%) Service Management
9 84 (4.46%) Cybersecurity
10 82 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
11 81 (4.30%) Change Management
12 77 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
13 76 (4.03%) ITSM
14 75 (3.98%) Incident Management
15 74 (3.93%) MVC
16 73 (3.87%) Service Delivery
17 66 (3.50%) TDD
18 62 (3.29%) Analytics
18 62 (3.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 419 (22.23%) SQL
2 395 (20.95%) PowerShell
3 246 (13.05%) C#
4 138 (7.32%) Java
5 129 (6.84%) Python
6 103 (5.46%) JavaScript
7 77 (4.08%) Perl
8 74 (3.93%) T-SQL
9 60 (3.18%) Shell Script
10 59 (3.13%) Bash Shell
11 55 (2.92%) C++
12 40 (2.12%) C
13 37 (1.96%) VBScript
14 33 (1.75%) Ruby
14 33 (1.75%) VB
15 22 (1.17%) PHP
16 20 (1.06%) VBA
17 14 (0.74%) VB.NET
18 8 (0.42%) Go
18 8 (0.42%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 207 (10.98%) Degree
2 174 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 111 (5.89%) MCSE
4 92 (4.88%) CISSP
5 69 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
6 62 (3.29%) MCSA
7 57 (3.02%) CCNA
8 44 (2.33%) MCP
9 42 (2.23%) CISM
10 39 (2.07%) Computer Science Degree
11 29 (1.54%) MCITP
12 21 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 20 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
13 20 (1.06%) MCTS
13 20 (1.06%) Security Cleared
14 16 (0.85%) A+ Certification
14 16 (0.85%) MCDST
15 15 (0.80%) RHCE
16 14 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 13 (0.69%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (4.19%) SLA
2 65 (3.45%) QA
3 51 (2.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 41 (2.18%) GDPR
5 20 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 19 (1.01%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.42%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
8 7 (0.37%) PMO
9 6 (0.32%) GCP
10 5 (0.27%) HIPAA
10 5 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.27%) SEPA
11 3 (0.16%) MiFID
12 2 (0.11%) DICOM
12 2 (0.11%) HL7
12 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.053%) ISAE 3402
13 1 (0.053%) ISO 22301
13 1 (0.053%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 850 (45.09%) Active Directory
2 313 (16.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 174 (9.23%) Hyper-V
4 85 (4.51%) vSphere
5 81 (4.30%) XenApp
6 80 (4.24%) VMware ESXi
7 58 (3.08%) Docker
8 50 (2.65%) XenDesktop
9 33 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
10 22 (1.17%) XenServer
11 20 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
12 17 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
13 14 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
14 11 (0.58%) BitLocker
15 6 (0.32%) DFS Replication
16 5 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 4 (0.21%) NFS
17 4 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
18 3 (0.16%) Snort
18 3 (0.16%) Squid
Systems Management
1 211 (11.19%) SCCM
2 99 (5.25%) Puppet
3 80 (4.24%) Ansible
4 59 (3.13%) SCOM
5 57 (3.02%) Opscode Chef
6 37 (1.96%) WSUS
7 36 (1.91%) Nagios
8 35 (1.86%) Terraform
9 32 (1.70%) Failover Clustering
10 28 (1.49%) vCenter Server
11 25 (1.33%) Kibana
12 22 (1.17%) Backup Exec
12 22 (1.17%) Kubernetes
12 22 (1.17%) Perfmon
13 21 (1.11%) Single Sign-On
14 17 (0.90%) logstash
14 17 (0.90%) SCOrch
15 14 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
16 12 (0.64%) HP Data Protector
17 11 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 804 (42.65%) Microsoft
2 536 (28.44%) VMware
3 295 (15.65%) Citrix
4 258 (13.69%) Cisco
5 105 (5.57%) Apple
6 93 (4.93%) HP
7 81 (4.30%) Oracle
8 75 (3.98%) Red Hat
9 61 (3.24%) Adobe
10 59 (3.13%) iManage
11 56 (2.97%) NetApp
12 49 (2.60%) ServiceNow
12 49 (2.60%) Veeam
13 38 (2.02%) SolarWinds
14 36 (1.91%) Splunk
15 35 (1.86%) Bloomberg
15 35 (1.86%) Dell
16 33 (1.75%) Google
17 31 (1.64%) EMC
18 29 (1.54%) IBM