The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
London / City of London
Rank 10 11 7
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 687 899 1650
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.59% 12.67% 15.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.93% 52.63% 59.42%
Number of salaries quoted 636 805 1460
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,661
% change year-on-year -1.36% +2.35%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1298 1708 2777
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 25.67% 24.07% 26.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1187 1526 2413
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +8.24%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in the City of London

Windows
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Windows in the City of London

Windows
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in the City of London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in the City of London

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Windows.

1 521 (39.06%) Microsoft
2 519 (38.91%) Windows Server
3 498 (37.33%) Active Directory
4 457 (34.26%) Finance
5 430 (32.23%) Linux
6 378 (28.34%) VMware
7 316 (23.69%) SQL
8 291 (21.81%) SQL Server
9 274 (20.54%) Citrix
10 266 (19.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 266 (19.94%) Windows Server 2012
11 236 (17.69%) ITIL
12 235 (17.62%) Cisco
13 233 (17.47%) Firewall
14 231 (17.32%) MS Excel
15 228 (17.09%) MS Exchange
16 222 (16.64%) PowerShell
17 221 (16.57%) VMware Infrastructure
18 209 (15.67%) Windows 7
19 204 (15.29%) DNS
20 194 (14.54%) Degree
21 189 (14.17%) MS Office
22 171 (12.82%) Banking
23 167 (12.52%) DHCP
24 161 (12.07%) TCP/IP
25 152 (11.39%) .NET
26 151 (11.32%) IIS
27 150 (11.24%) Microsoft Certification
28 149 (11.17%) Unix
28 149 (11.17%) Office 365

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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
1 228 (17.09%) MS Exchange
2 151 (11.32%) IIS
3 89 (6.67%) Skype for Business
4 88 (6.60%) SharePoint
5 84 (6.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 70 (5.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 46 (3.45%) Apache
8 39 (2.92%) Tomcat
9 37 (2.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 35 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2003
10 35 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2007
10 35 (2.62%) JBoss
11 28 (2.10%) SharePoint 2013
12 25 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
13 22 (1.65%) WebSphere
14 18 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
15 10 (0.75%) Alfresco
15 10 (0.75%) Anypoint
16 8 (0.60%) NServiceBus
16 8 (0.60%) WebLogic
Applications
1 231 (17.32%) MS Excel
2 189 (14.17%) MS Office
3 8 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.30%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.30%) GNU Octave
6 3 (0.22%) MS Project
7 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.15%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.15%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 2 (0.15%) PTC Creo
7 2 (0.15%) Vectorworks
8 1 (0.075%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.075%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.075%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.075%) Revit
8 1 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.45%) Siebel Analytics
3 5 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.22%) RMDS
4 3 (0.22%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
5 2 (0.15%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 2 (0.15%) Eikon
5 2 (0.15%) Maximo
5 2 (0.15%) OpenText MBPM
5 2 (0.15%) Retail-J
5 2 (0.15%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.075%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 149 (11.17%) Office 365
2 128 (9.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (7.80%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (2.55%) SaaS
5 23 (1.72%) IaaS
6 17 (1.27%) G Suite
6 17 (1.27%) PaaS
7 14 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
8 13 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (0.75%) Amazon S3
9 10 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (0.67%) GitHub
10 9 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 8 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 6 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 6 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
12 6 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (0.45%) Mimecast
12 6 (0.45%) Route 53
13 4 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 233 (17.47%) Firewall
2 204 (15.29%) DNS
3 167 (12.52%) DHCP
4 161 (12.07%) TCP/IP
5 122 (9.15%) SAN
6 105 (7.87%) LAN
7 100 (7.50%) WAN
8 98 (7.35%) VPN
9 68 (5.10%) VoIP
10 43 (3.22%) Skype
11 42 (3.15%) Internet
12 36 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
13 33 (2.47%) SMTP
14 32 (2.40%) SNMP
14 32 (2.40%) Wireless
15 31 (2.32%) NAS
15 31 (2.32%) NetScaler
16 25 (1.87%) Intrusion Detection
17 23 (1.72%) iSCSI
17 23 (1.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 291 (21.81%) SQL Server
2 66 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 50 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 48 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 47 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 39 (2.92%) MySQL
7 38 (2.85%) Relational Database
8 29 (2.17%) Oracle Database
9 23 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 21 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
11 20 (1.50%) NoSQL
12 17 (1.27%) MongoDB
12 17 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
13 16 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (1.12%) RDBMS
15 13 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
16 12 (0.90%) Big Data
16 12 (0.90%) DTS
17 11 (0.82%) Hadoop
18 10 (0.75%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 47 (3.52%) Jenkins
2 43 (3.22%) JIRA
3 30 (2.25%) Git (software)
4 29 (2.17%) TeamCity
5 28 (2.10%) Visual Studio
6 24 (1.80%) NUnit
7 23 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
8 20 (1.50%) Subversion
9 19 (1.42%) MSTest
10 18 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (1.27%) SilkPerformer
11 17 (1.27%) SilkTest
12 15 (1.12%) Moq
13 11 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 10 (0.75%) MSI
15 8 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 8 (0.60%) Selenium
15 8 (0.60%) Vagrant
16 6 (0.45%) Cucumber
17 5 (0.37%) Gatling
General
1 457 (34.26%) Finance
2 171 (12.82%) Banking
3 50 (3.75%) Legal
4 45 (3.37%) Law
5 32 (2.40%) Telecoms
6 29 (2.17%) Front Office
7 26 (1.95%) Marketing
8 25 (1.87%) Back Office
9 21 (1.57%) Investment Banking
9 21 (1.57%) Retail
10 20 (1.50%) Publishing
11 14 (1.05%) Advertising
12 13 (0.97%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.67%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.52%) Electronics
14 7 (0.52%) Games
15 5 (0.37%) German Language
15 5 (0.37%) Multimedia
15 5 (0.37%) Turkish Language
16 4 (0.30%) French Language
Job Titles
1 258 (19.34%) Analyst
2 155 (11.62%) Developer
3 152 (11.39%) Support Engineer
4 110 (8.25%) IT Support
5 106 (7.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 106 (7.95%) Support Analyst
6 85 (6.37%) Windows Engineer
7 82 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support
8 78 (5.85%) IT Engineer
9 73 (5.47%) Administrator
10 64 (4.80%) Architect
11 58 (4.35%) Service Analyst
12 57 (4.27%) Desktop Support
13 53 (3.97%) Systems Administrator
14 52 (3.90%) C# Developer
14 52 (3.90%) IT Analyst
15 51 (3.82%) Service Desk Analyst
16 49 (3.67%) .NET Developer
16 49 (3.67%) IT Support Engineer
17 48 (3.60%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (11.39%) .NET
2 85 (6.37%) HTML
3 60 (4.50%) CSS
4 50 (3.75%) ASP.NET
5 43 (3.22%) Web Services
6 41 (3.07%) AngularJS
7 39 (2.92%) XML
8 38 (2.85%) Ajax
8 38 (2.85%) WCF
9 37 (2.77%) jQuery
10 35 (2.62%) .NET Framework
11 29 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
12 28 (2.10%) REST
13 26 (1.95%) ASP.NET Web API
13 26 (1.95%) FIX Protocol
14 23 (1.72%) RESTful
15 20 (1.50%) SOAP
16 18 (1.35%) HTML5
17 17 (1.27%) JSON
17 17 (1.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 97 (7.27%) Computer Science
2 80 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (5.85%) Blackberry
4 70 (5.25%) Data Centre
5 62 (4.65%) Management Information System
6 54 (4.05%) Clustering
7 45 (3.37%) Hedge funds
8 42 (3.15%) Public Cloud
9 37 (2.77%) Fintech
10 34 (2.55%) PKI
11 32 (2.40%) Driving Licence
12 31 (2.32%) Video Conferencing
13 28 (2.10%) Mobile App
14 26 (1.95%) Fixed Income
15 25 (1.87%) Equities
15 25 (1.87%) iPhone
16 24 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
16 24 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 22 (1.65%) User Experience
18 21 (1.57%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 519 (38.91%) Windows Server
2 430 (32.23%) Linux
3 266 (19.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 266 (19.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 209 (15.67%) Windows 7
5 149 (11.17%) Unix
6 135 (10.12%) Windows 10
7 82 (6.15%) Windows 8
8 72 (5.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 55 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 49 (3.67%) Android
11 39 (2.92%) Apple iOS
11 39 (2.92%) CentOS
12 37 (2.77%) Mac OS X
13 33 (2.47%) Windows XP
14 26 (1.95%) Ubuntu
15 23 (1.72%) Solaris
16 15 (1.12%) Windows Phone
17 14 (1.05%) Debian
18 13 (0.97%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (17.69%) ITIL
2 148 (11.09%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (8.40%) DevOps
4 75 (5.62%) Project Management
5 69 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 65 (4.87%) Mathematics
7 57 (4.27%) Incident Management
7 57 (4.27%) Information Security
8 56 (4.20%) Configuration Management
9 55 (4.12%) Migration
9 55 (4.12%) Service Management
10 54 (4.05%) SDLC
11 46 (3.45%) MVC
12 44 (3.30%) Service Delivery
12 44 (3.30%) Software Engineering
13 43 (3.22%) Scrum
14 42 (3.15%) Mentoring
14 42 (3.15%) OO
15 41 (3.07%) Business Intelligence
16 39 (2.92%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 316 (23.69%) SQL
2 222 (16.64%) PowerShell
3 120 (9.00%) C#
4 115 (8.62%) Java
5 113 (8.47%) Python
6 101 (7.57%) C++
7 92 (6.90%) JavaScript
8 56 (4.20%) T-SQL
9 50 (3.75%) Bash Shell
10 45 (3.37%) Perl
11 39 (2.92%) Shell Script
12 35 (2.62%) Ruby
13 29 (2.17%) C
14 24 (1.80%) PHP
15 23 (1.72%) VB
16 19 (1.42%) VBScript
17 14 (1.05%) VBA
18 10 (0.75%) TypeScript
19 7 (0.52%) VB.NET
19 7 (0.52%) XAML
Qualifications
1 194 (14.54%) Degree
2 150 (11.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 85 (6.37%) Cisco Certification
4 82 (6.15%) MCSE
5 51 (3.82%) CCNA
6 41 (3.07%) ITIL Certification
7 39 (2.92%) CCNP
8 30 (2.25%) MCP
9 28 (2.10%) MCSA
10 24 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 23 (1.72%) MCITP
12 22 (1.65%) ISEB
13 20 (1.50%) CISSP
13 20 (1.50%) SANS
14 19 (1.42%) CISM
14 19 (1.42%) Security Cleared
15 18 (1.35%) GCIA
15 18 (1.35%) GCIH
16 12 (0.90%) CCSP
16 12 (0.90%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (5.62%) SLA
2 30 (2.25%) QA
3 22 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.05%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.37%) MiFID
6 3 (0.22%) COBIT
6 3 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.22%) PMO
7 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.075%) EMIR
8 1 (0.075%) GCP
8 1 (0.075%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.075%) ISO22301
System Software
1 498 (37.33%) Active Directory
2 221 (16.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 139 (10.42%) Hyper-V
4 119 (8.92%) XenApp
5 80 (6.00%) vSphere
6 42 (3.15%) XenDesktop
7 37 (2.77%) VMware ESXi
8 29 (2.17%) XenServer
9 23 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
10 21 (1.57%) Virtual Servers
11 18 (1.35%) Docker
12 17 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
13 15 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 10 (0.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 9 (0.67%) VMware ESX
15 9 (0.67%) Xen
16 7 (0.52%) NFS
17 6 (0.45%) Snort
18 4 (0.30%) Terminal Services
19 3 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 130 (9.75%) SCCM
2 77 (5.77%) Puppet
3 44 (3.30%) SCOM
4 41 (3.07%) Opscode Chef
5 35 (2.62%) WSUS
6 31 (2.32%) Ansible
7 21 (1.57%) Backup Exec
8 19 (1.42%) Nagios
9 18 (1.35%) AirWatch
10 16 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
10 16 (1.20%) Terraform
11 13 (0.97%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 12 (0.90%) NetBackup
13 11 (0.82%) EMC VPLEX
14 10 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
14 10 (0.75%) Nessus
14 10 (0.75%) NetIQ Identity Manager
14 10 (0.75%) Simpana
14 10 (0.75%) XenMobile
15 7 (0.52%) Salt
Vendors
1 521 (39.06%) Microsoft
2 378 (28.34%) VMware
3 274 (20.54%) Citrix
4 235 (17.62%) Cisco
5 107 (8.02%) Oracle
6 87 (6.52%) HP
7 84 (6.30%) Apple
8 80 (6.00%) Red Hat
9 67 (5.02%) NetApp
10 55 (4.12%) EMC
11 37 (2.77%) Dell
12 32 (2.40%) Google
13 30 (2.25%) Bloomberg
14 29 (2.17%) Avaya
14 29 (2.17%) Juniper
15 28 (2.10%) Veeam
16 27 (2.02%) Intel Security
17 25 (1.87%) Reuters
18 22 (1.65%) CheckPoint
19 21 (1.57%) Palo Alto
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 35 minutes ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Great Benefits + Projects
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
KV Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Intec Select
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
MACQUARIE
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Bens - Pens, Health
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45k-£60k
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago