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 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 10 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 764 918 1585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.45% 12.90% 15.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.42% 50.83% 57.18%
Number of salaries quoted 679 831 1407
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.36% +1.38%  

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 1404 1806 2772
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 26.56% 25.37% 26.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1266 1645 2406
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £77,500
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 26 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 562 (40.23%) Microsoft
2 532 (38.08%) Windows Server
3 520 (37.22%) Active Directory
4 491 (35.15%) Finance
5 480 (34.36%) Linux
6 386 (27.63%) VMware
7 346 (24.77%) SQL
8 302 (21.62%) SQL Server
9 277 (19.83%) Citrix
10 263 (18.83%) Windows Server 2008
11 262 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
12 250 (17.90%) ITIL
13 243 (17.39%) Firewall
13 243 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
14 238 (17.04%) MS Exchange
15 235 (16.82%) Cisco
16 227 (16.25%) PowerShell
17 217 (15.53%) Degree
18 212 (15.18%) DNS
19 207 (14.82%) Windows 7
20 177 (12.67%) Microsoft Office
21 170 (12.17%) DHCP
22 169 (12.10%) Banking
23 163 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
24 162 (11.60%) TCP/IP
25 160 (11.45%) IIS
26 158 (11.31%) Microsoft Certification
27 156 (11.17%) Office 365
28 153 (10.95%) Hyper-V
29 150 (10.74%) .NET

Windows
Co-occurring 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
1 238 (17.04%) MS Exchange
2 160 (11.45%) IIS
3 98 (7.02%) SharePoint
4 93 (6.66%) Skype for Business
5 89 (6.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 74 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2013
7 42 (3.01%) Apache
8 39 (2.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 39 (2.79%) Tomcat
9 36 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2003
10 34 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2007
10 34 (2.43%) SharePoint 2013
11 28 (2.00%) JBoss
12 22 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
12 22 (1.57%) WebSphere
13 20 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
14 13 (0.93%) CMS
15 10 (0.72%) Alfresco
15 10 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
16 9 (0.64%) Confluence
Applications
1 177 (12.67%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (2.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.36%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.29%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.29%) GNU Octave
7 3 (0.21%) InDesign
7 3 (0.21%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.14%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 2 (0.14%) PTC Creo
8 2 (0.14%) Vectorworks
9 1 (0.072%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.072%) Revit
Business Applications
1 11 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.57%) Siebel Analytics
3 5 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.29%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.14%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 2 (0.14%) Maximo
6 2 (0.14%) OpenText MBPM
7 1 (0.072%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.072%) Magento
7 1 (0.072%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.072%) Retail-J
7 1 (0.072%) RMDS
7 1 (0.072%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.072%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 156 (11.17%) Office 365
2 146 (10.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 121 (8.66%) Amazon AWS
4 44 (3.15%) SaaS
5 30 (2.15%) IaaS
6 24 (1.72%) PaaS
7 19 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (1.36%) G Suite
8 16 (1.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 13 (0.93%) Amazon S3
9 13 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
10 12 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 12 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
10 12 (0.86%) GitHub
11 8 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
11 8 (0.57%) Route 53
12 7 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
14 5 (0.36%) Azure Machine Learning
14 5 (0.36%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 243 (17.39%) Firewall
2 212 (15.18%) DNS
3 170 (12.17%) DHCP
4 162 (11.60%) TCP/IP
5 141 (10.09%) SAN
6 116 (8.30%) LAN
7 112 (8.02%) WAN
8 101 (7.23%) VPN
9 69 (4.94%) VoIP
10 46 (3.29%) Skype
11 41 (2.93%) Internet
12 39 (2.79%) Cisco ASA
13 36 (2.58%) NetScaler
14 35 (2.51%) SMTP
14 35 (2.51%) Wireless
15 34 (2.43%) NAS
15 34 (2.43%) SNMP
16 32 (2.29%) Network Security
17 30 (2.15%) Intrusion Detection
17 30 (2.15%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 302 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 71 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 54 (3.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 52 (3.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 50 (3.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 48 (3.44%) MySQL
7 39 (2.79%) Relational Database
8 32 (2.29%) NoSQL
9 26 (1.86%) Oracle Database
10 23 (1.65%) MongoDB
11 21 (1.50%) SQL Server 2014
12 19 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
12 19 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
12 19 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 17 (1.22%) RDBMS
14 15 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
16 10 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
16 10 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
16 10 (0.72%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 61 (4.37%) JIRA
2 48 (3.44%) Jenkins
3 41 (2.93%) Git (software)
4 36 (2.58%) TeamCity
5 35 (2.51%) Visual Studio
6 26 (1.86%) Octopus Deploy
7 22 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (1.43%) NUnit
9 18 (1.29%) SilkPerformer
9 18 (1.29%) SilkTest
10 16 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 16 (1.15%) Subversion
11 13 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 13 (0.93%) MSTest
12 12 (0.86%) Moq
12 12 (0.86%) Selenium
13 10 (0.72%) Cucumber
14 9 (0.64%) Gatling
15 8 (0.57%) MSI
15 8 (0.57%) Vagrant
General
1 491 (35.15%) Finance
2 169 (12.10%) Banking
3 55 (3.94%) Legal
4 45 (3.22%) Law
5 31 (2.22%) Front Office
6 29 (2.08%) Back Office
6 29 (2.08%) Telecoms
7 26 (1.86%) Investment Banking
8 25 (1.79%) Retail
9 20 (1.43%) Marketing
10 18 (1.29%) Publishing
11 16 (1.15%) Advertising
12 12 (0.86%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.57%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.50%) Electronics
14 7 (0.50%) Games
15 4 (0.29%) French Language
15 4 (0.29%) German Language
15 4 (0.29%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 264 (18.90%) Analyst
2 174 (12.46%) Support Engineer
3 148 (10.59%) Developer
4 119 (8.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 113 (8.09%) Support Analyst
6 97 (6.94%) IT Support
7 86 (6.16%) IT Engineer
8 83 (5.94%) Windows Engineer
9 82 (5.87%) 2nd Line Support
10 75 (5.37%) Architect
11 72 (5.15%) Administrator
12 55 (3.94%) Applications Support
12 55 (3.94%) Desktop Support
13 51 (3.65%) Service Analyst
14 49 (3.51%) IT Analyst
14 49 (3.51%) Systems Administrator
15 48 (3.44%) IT Support Engineer
16 47 (3.36%) Service Desk Analyst
17 45 (3.22%) C++ Developer
18 43 (3.08%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (10.74%) .NET
2 95 (6.80%) HTML
3 67 (4.80%) CSS
4 58 (4.15%) Web Services
5 52 (3.72%) AngularJS
5 52 (3.72%) ASP.NET
6 44 (3.15%) XML
7 42 (3.01%) WCF
8 41 (2.93%) .NET Framework
9 40 (2.86%) Ajax
10 35 (2.51%) REST
11 33 (2.36%) jQuery
12 32 (2.29%) ASP.NET MVC
13 31 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
14 30 (2.15%) FIX Protocol
15 28 (2.00%) RESTful
16 26 (1.86%) Entity Framework
17 25 (1.79%) SOAP
18 24 (1.72%) HTML5
19 21 (1.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 101 (7.23%) Computer Science
2 82 (5.87%) Data Centre
3 80 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
4 78 (5.58%) Blackberry
5 64 (4.58%) Clustering
6 62 (4.44%) Management Information System
7 47 (3.36%) Hedge funds
7 47 (3.36%) Public Cloud
8 44 (3.15%) Fintech
9 40 (2.86%) PKI
10 38 (2.72%) Mobile App
11 33 (2.36%) Driving Licence
12 31 (2.22%) Equities
13 26 (1.86%) User Experience
14 25 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
15 21 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
15 21 (1.50%) Fixed Income
15 21 (1.50%) iPhone
15 21 (1.50%) Replication
16 19 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 532 (38.08%) Windows Server
2 480 (34.36%) Linux
3 263 (18.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 262 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 207 (14.82%) Windows 7
6 146 (10.45%) Windows 10
7 141 (10.09%) Unix
8 84 (6.01%) Windows 8
9 81 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 70 (5.01%) Android
11 58 (4.15%) Apple iOS
12 50 (3.58%) CentOS
12 50 (3.58%) Windows Server 2003
13 33 (2.36%) Mac OS X
14 32 (2.29%) Ubuntu
15 28 (2.00%) Windows XP
16 26 (1.86%) Solaris
17 23 (1.65%) Debian
18 20 (1.43%) Windows Phone
19 14 (1.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (17.90%) ITIL
2 163 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (8.80%) DevOps
4 74 (5.30%) Disaster Recovery
5 69 (4.94%) Project Management
6 64 (4.58%) Configuration Management
6 64 (4.58%) Mathematics
7 58 (4.15%) Information Security
8 57 (4.08%) Incident Management
9 55 (3.94%) SDLC
10 53 (3.79%) Migration
11 52 (3.72%) MVC
11 52 (3.72%) Service Management
12 50 (3.58%) Scrum
13 49 (3.51%) Continuous Integration
14 48 (3.44%) Service Delivery
14 48 (3.44%) Software Engineering
15 45 (3.22%) High Availability
15 45 (3.22%) Waterfall
16 43 (3.08%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 346 (24.77%) SQL
2 227 (16.25%) PowerShell
3 136 (9.74%) Java
4 133 (9.52%) Python
5 119 (8.52%) C#
6 107 (7.66%) C++
6 107 (7.66%) JavaScript
7 60 (4.29%) T-SQL
8 52 (3.72%) Bash Shell
9 50 (3.58%) Shell Script
10 39 (2.79%) C
10 39 (2.79%) Perl
11 34 (2.43%) Ruby
12 30 (2.15%) VB
13 25 (1.79%) PHP
14 24 (1.72%) VBScript
15 18 (1.29%) Objective-C
16 17 (1.22%) VBA
17 10 (0.72%) TypeScript
18 7 (0.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 217 (15.53%) Degree
2 158 (11.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 98 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
4 87 (6.23%) MCSE
5 54 (3.87%) CCNA
6 48 (3.44%) CCNP
7 39 (2.79%) ITIL Certification
8 36 (2.58%) MCP
9 34 (2.43%) MCSA
10 27 (1.93%) ISEB
11 26 (1.86%) MCITP
12 24 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 23 (1.65%) CISSP
13 23 (1.65%) Security Cleared
14 22 (1.57%) CISM
15 21 (1.50%) SANS
16 19 (1.36%) CCSP
17 18 (1.29%) GCIA
17 18 (1.29%) GCIH
18 14 (1.00%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (5.01%) SLA
2 38 (2.72%) QA
3 30 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.50%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.36%) MiFID
6 2 (0.14%) COBIT
6 2 (0.14%) ISO 8583
6 2 (0.14%) PMO
7 1 (0.072%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.072%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.072%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.072%) EMIR
7 1 (0.072%) GCP
7 1 (0.072%) ISO22301
System Software
1 520 (37.22%) Active Directory
2 243 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 153 (10.95%) Hyper-V
4 121 (8.66%) XenApp
5 75 (5.37%) vSphere
6 41 (2.93%) XenDesktop
7 36 (2.58%) Docker
8 27 (1.93%) XenServer
9 25 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
10 21 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
11 20 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
11 20 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
12 15 (1.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 14 (1.00%) VMware ESX
14 11 (0.79%) Snort
14 11 (0.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 10 (0.72%) NFS
16 8 (0.57%) Xen
17 7 (0.50%) pfSense
17 7 (0.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 131 (9.38%) SCCM
2 75 (5.37%) Puppet
3 46 (3.29%) SCOM
4 44 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
5 38 (2.72%) Ansible
6 34 (2.43%) WSUS
7 26 (1.86%) vCenter Server
8 24 (1.72%) Nagios
9 23 (1.65%) Backup Exec
10 20 (1.43%) AirWatch
11 16 (1.15%) Terraform
12 15 (1.07%) Kubernetes
13 14 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
13 14 (1.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 13 (0.93%) Nessus
15 12 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
16 11 (0.79%) EMC VPLEX
16 11 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
16 11 (0.79%) OSSEC
16 11 (0.79%) Simpana
Vendors
1 562 (40.23%) Microsoft
2 386 (27.63%) VMware
3 277 (19.83%) Citrix
4 235 (16.82%) Cisco
5 109 (7.80%) Oracle
6 92 (6.59%) Red Hat
7 90 (6.44%) Apple
7 90 (6.44%) HP
8 80 (5.73%) NetApp
9 57 (4.08%) EMC
10 39 (2.79%) Dell
10 39 (2.79%) Google
11 35 (2.51%) Juniper
12 32 (2.29%) Intel Security
13 29 (2.08%) Veeam
14 26 (1.86%) Atlassian
14 26 (1.86%) Bloomberg
15 23 (1.65%) 3PAR
15 23 (1.65%) IBM
15 23 (1.65%) SolarWinds
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
SoCode Limited
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Bonus + Package + Career Progression
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus (12 month fixed term contract to begin
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TalentFlow
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £26000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
H&R Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Robert Half
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Training + Progression
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Intec Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Lewis Paige
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bristow Holland
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £35000 per annum + Flexi hours, Travel Loan,
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Parallel Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday