Period
to 22 February 2020

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 6 months to 22 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 12 12
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1,031 1,348 1,338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.43% 12.97% 12.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.99% 56.93% 55.94%
Number of salaries quoted 877 1,192 1,236
City of London median annual salary £49,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,500 £27,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,500 £81,250
Central London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%

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 the City of London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,875 2,368 2,392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.78% 22.79% 22.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,570 2,088 2,176
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,875 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £59,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.84% +8.18% -

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 22 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Windows in the City of London

Windows
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the City of London region over the 6 months to 22 February 2020. 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
London Bridge -9 9 £57,500 +15.00%
Windows
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Windows.

1 473 (45.88%) Active Directory
2 469 (45.49%) Microsoft
3 433 (42.00%) Office 365
4 401 (38.89%) Windows Server
5 326 (31.62%) Finance
6 323 (31.33%) Windows 10
7 275 (26.67%) Azure
8 272 (26.38%) VMware
9 243 (23.57%) PowerShell
10 215 (20.85%) Linux
11 198 (19.20%) ITIL
12 190 (18.43%) Microsoft Office
13 184 (17.85%) Windows 7
14 162 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
15 157 (15.23%) Citrix
16 154 (14.94%) SQL
16 154 (14.94%) SCCM
17 152 (14.74%) AWS
18 139 (13.48%) MS Exchange
19 138 (13.39%) SQL Server
20 128 (12.42%) Problem-Solving
21 126 (12.22%) TCP/IP
22 124 (12.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 122 (11.83%) Windows Server 2012
24 119 (11.54%) DNS
25 108 (10.48%) Firewall
26 106 (10.28%) Degree
27 102 (9.89%) Cisco
27 102 (9.89%) Hyper-V
28 94 (9.12%) Microsoft Certification

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
1 139 (13.48%) MS Exchange
2 86 (8.34%) SharePoint
3 51 (4.95%) Skype for Business
4 35 (3.39%) IIS
5 30 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 21 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (1.36%) nginx
8 12 (1.16%) Apache
9 8 (0.78%) CMS
10 6 (0.58%) WordPress
11 5 (0.48%) Confluence
11 5 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.39%) Drupal
12 4 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.29%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.19%) EPiServer
14 2 (0.19%) OpenStack
15 1 (0.097%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 190 (18.43%) Microsoft Office
2 60 (5.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.58%) Acrobat
5 5 (0.48%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.29%) Gliffy
7 2 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.097%) Maya
8 1 (0.097%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 8 (0.78%) Salerio
2 6 (0.58%) Elite 3E
3 5 (0.48%) Eikon
4 4 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.097%) Carpe Diem
6 1 (0.097%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.097%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.097%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.097%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.097%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 433 (42.00%) Office 365
2 275 (26.67%) Azure
3 152 (14.74%) AWS
4 58 (5.63%) Azure Active Directory
5 21 (2.04%) Power Platform
6 19 (1.84%) Mimecast
7 18 (1.75%) IaaS
8 16 (1.55%) PaaS
9 14 (1.36%) GCP
10 13 (1.26%) SaaS
11 10 (0.97%) GitHub
12 8 (0.78%) Slack
12 8 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 7 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (0.68%) G Suite
14 6 (0.58%) Azure Data Factory
14 6 (0.58%) Serverless
15 4 (0.39%) Datadog
15 4 (0.39%) OneDrive
15 4 (0.39%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 126 (12.22%) TCP/IP
2 119 (11.54%) DNS
3 108 (10.48%) Firewall
4 89 (8.63%) DHCP
5 71 (6.89%) LAN
6 60 (5.82%) WAN
7 58 (5.63%) Skype
8 54 (5.24%) SAN
9 52 (5.04%) Wireless
10 49 (4.75%) VoIP
11 47 (4.56%) VPN
12 33 (3.20%) Remote Desktop
13 25 (2.42%) VLAN
14 24 (2.33%) BGP
15 23 (2.23%) Internet
16 19 (1.84%) WebEx
17 18 (1.75%) NetScaler
18 17 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
19 16 (1.55%) NAS
20 14 (1.36%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (13.39%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 21 (2.04%) Power BI
4 20 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (1.84%) MySQL
6 18 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (1.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 17 (1.65%) Oracle Database
8 15 (1.45%) NoSQL
8 15 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (1.36%) SQL Server 2016
10 13 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
10 13 (1.26%) Oracle Database 12c
11 12 (1.16%) Relational Database
11 12 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
13 6 (0.58%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 37 (3.59%) JIRA
2 20 (1.94%) Git (software)
3 18 (1.75%) Jenkins
4 17 (1.65%) Visual Studio
5 14 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
5 14 (1.36%) TeamCity
6 8 (0.78%) MSI
6 8 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (0.78%) WinDbg
7 7 (0.68%) InstallShield
8 6 (0.58%) Bitbucket
8 6 (0.58%) GitLab
8 6 (0.58%) Subversion
9 5 (0.48%) GCC
9 5 (0.48%) Selenium
9 5 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (0.39%) PHPUnit
10 4 (0.39%) Postman
10 4 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (0.29%) gulp
General
1 326 (31.62%) Finance
2 58 (5.63%) Banking
3 56 (5.43%) Law
4 32 (3.10%) Front Office
5 26 (2.52%) Marketing
5 26 (2.52%) Telecoms
6 21 (2.04%) Legal
7 16 (1.55%) Financial Institution
8 13 (1.26%) Advertising
9 10 (0.97%) Back Office
9 10 (0.97%) French Language
9 10 (0.97%) Games
9 10 (0.97%) Public Sector
9 10 (0.97%) Retail
10 5 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.39%) Electronics
12 3 (0.29%) German Language
12 3 (0.29%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.29%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 239 (23.18%) Analyst
2 148 (14.35%) Support Analyst
2 148 (14.35%) Support Engineer
3 138 (13.39%) IT Support
4 91 (8.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 87 (8.44%) Developer
6 86 (8.34%) Desktop Support
7 80 (7.76%) IT Analyst
8 69 (6.69%) IT Engineer
9 68 (6.60%) Administrator
10 62 (6.01%) 2nd Line Support
10 62 (6.01%) Service Analyst
11 60 (5.82%) IT Support Analyst
12 49 (4.75%) IT Support Engineer
12 49 (4.75%) Service Desk Analyst
13 42 (4.07%) Architect
14 38 (3.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 38 (3.69%) Systems Administrator
15 37 (3.59%) Team Leader
16 34 (3.30%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (6.60%) .NET
2 52 (5.04%) HTML
3 39 (3.78%) CSS
4 36 (3.49%) ASP.NET
5 33 (3.20%) Web Services
6 28 (2.72%) Node.js
7 23 (2.23%) jQuery
8 18 (1.75%) Kafka
8 18 (1.75%) Spring
9 17 (1.65%) HTML5
10 16 (1.55%) REST
11 15 (1.45%) Spring Boot
12 14 (1.36%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (1.26%) AngularJS
13 13 (1.26%) RESTful
14 12 (1.16%) SOAP
14 12 (1.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (1.07%) .NET Framework
15 11 (1.07%) ASP.NET Web API
16 10 (0.97%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 63 (6.11%) Management Information System
2 61 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (5.72%) Video Conferencing
4 55 (5.33%) Data Centre
5 47 (4.56%) Self-Motivation
6 38 (3.69%) Blackberry
7 35 (3.39%) iPhone
8 27 (2.62%) Hedge funds
9 25 (2.42%) Hybrid Cloud
10 24 (2.33%) Fixed Income
11 22 (2.13%) Public Cloud
11 22 (2.13%) User Experience
12 19 (1.84%) Greenfield Project
12 19 (1.84%) iPad
13 17 (1.65%) Replication
14 15 (1.45%) Clustering
15 14 (1.36%) Mobile App
16 13 (1.26%) Cyberthreat
16 13 (1.26%) Smartphone
17 12 (1.16%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 401 (38.89%) Windows Server
2 323 (31.33%) Windows 10
3 215 (20.85%) Linux
4 184 (17.85%) Windows 7
5 122 (11.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 87 (8.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 86 (8.34%) Android
8 85 (8.24%) Unix
9 56 (5.43%) Apple iOS
10 37 (3.59%) Mac OS
11 31 (3.01%) Mac OS X
12 25 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
13 19 (1.84%) Windows 8
14 17 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 12 (1.16%) CentOS
16 7 (0.68%) Windows Vista
17 6 (0.58%) Ubuntu
18 5 (0.48%) Solaris
18 5 (0.48%) VMS
19 4 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (19.20%) ITIL
2 128 (12.42%) Problem-Solving
3 124 (12.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 87 (8.44%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (7.66%) DevOps
6 78 (7.57%) Migration
7 57 (5.53%) Computer Science
8 51 (4.95%) Line Management
9 48 (4.66%) Change Management
9 48 (4.66%) Project Management
10 44 (4.27%) Fintech
10 44 (4.27%) Investment Management
11 43 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
12 41 (3.98%) Proactive Monitoring
12 41 (3.98%) Service Delivery
12 41 (3.98%) SIEM
13 40 (3.88%) Information Security
14 37 (3.59%) MVC
14 37 (3.59%) Service Management
14 37 (3.59%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 243 (23.57%) PowerShell
2 154 (14.94%) SQL
3 87 (8.44%) Python
4 85 (8.24%) C#
5 68 (6.60%) JavaScript
6 51 (4.95%) Bash Shell
6 51 (4.95%) Java
7 28 (2.72%) Shell Script
8 23 (2.23%) C++
9 13 (1.26%) Java 8
9 13 (1.26%) T-SQL
9 13 (1.26%) VBScript
10 11 (1.07%) PHP
11 10 (0.97%) VBA
12 8 (0.78%) Ruby
13 6 (0.58%) Perl
13 6 (0.58%) VB
13 6 (0.58%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.39%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 106 (10.28%) Degree
2 94 (9.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 59 (5.72%) MCSA
4 36 (3.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 34 (3.30%) MCSE
6 30 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (2.62%) MCP
8 20 (1.94%) CISSP
9 18 (1.75%) MCITP
10 16 (1.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 15 (1.45%) CCNA
12 14 (1.36%) CEH
13 13 (1.26%) Security Cleared
14 12 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (0.87%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 9 (0.87%) CCSP
15 9 (0.87%) CISM
15 9 (0.87%) SC Cleared
16 8 (0.78%) CCNP
17 6 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (8.05%) SLA
2 23 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (2.13%) QA
4 12 (1.16%) NIST
5 5 (0.48%) GDPR
6 4 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.39%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.19%) COBIT
7 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 473 (45.88%) Active Directory
2 162 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 102 (9.89%) Hyper-V
4 53 (5.14%) XenApp
5 45 (4.36%) XenDesktop
6 43 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
7 26 (2.52%) vSphere
8 23 (2.23%) Docker
9 21 (2.04%) VirtualBox
10 15 (1.45%) Firmware
11 11 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
12 9 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
14 5 (0.48%) Xen
15 4 (0.39%) BitLocker
15 4 (0.39%) VMware Server
16 3 (0.29%) DFS Replication
16 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 3 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 154 (14.94%) SCCM
2 42 (4.07%) Terraform
3 36 (3.49%) Microsoft Intune
4 30 (2.91%) Puppet
5 27 (2.62%) SCOM
6 22 (2.13%) vCenter Server
7 20 (1.94%) Ansible
7 20 (1.94%) Kubernetes
8 18 (1.75%) Nagios
9 16 (1.55%) Jamf Pro
10 12 (1.16%) WSUS
11 11 (1.07%) Grafana
11 11 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
12 10 (0.97%) Microsoft Clustering
13 8 (0.78%) Perfmon
14 7 (0.68%) Backup Exec
14 7 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 6 (0.58%) AirWatch
15 6 (0.58%) EdgeSight
15 6 (0.58%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 469 (45.49%) Microsoft
2 272 (26.38%) VMware
3 157 (15.23%) Citrix
4 102 (9.89%) Cisco
5 47 (4.56%) Oracle
6 40 (3.88%) HP
7 34 (3.30%) Bloomberg
8 33 (3.20%) ServiceNow
9 28 (2.72%) Apple
10 27 (2.62%) Mitel
11 24 (2.33%) Polycom
11 24 (2.33%) Red Hat
11 24 (2.33%) Reuters
12 21 (2.04%) LogicMonitor
12 21 (2.04%) Veeam
13 18 (1.75%) Ivanti
13 18 (1.75%) Symantec
14 17 (1.65%) CheckPoint
14 17 (1.65%) ShoreTel
15 16 (1.55%) Dell