Period
to 22 September 2019

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

Microsoft Windows
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 12 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1,408 1,397 1,436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.16% 12.72% 14.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.36% 58.80% 57.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,243 1,229 1,299
City of London median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 2,372 2,376 2,518
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 23.85% 21.63% 24.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2,040 2,120 2,270
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £29,000 £30,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £53,250
% change year-on-year - +12.68% -3.18%

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 September 2019.

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 September 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
London Bridge -4 13 £50,000 -1.48%
Moorgate -3 2 - -
Windows
Central London

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

1 618 (43.89%) Active Directory
2 593 (42.12%) Windows Server
3 563 (39.99%) Microsoft
4 483 (34.30%) Office 365
5 398 (28.27%) Finance
6 356 (25.28%) VMware
7 352 (25.00%) Azure
8 322 (22.87%) Windows 10
9 285 (20.24%) SQL
10 284 (20.17%) SQL Server
11 277 (19.67%) PowerShell
12 275 (19.53%) Linux
13 266 (18.89%) AWS
14 262 (18.61%) Microsoft Office
15 234 (16.62%) ITIL
16 219 (15.55%) Windows 7
17 206 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
18 186 (13.21%) DNS
19 180 (12.78%) Degree
20 177 (12.57%) Citrix
21 173 (12.29%) Windows Server 2012
22 171 (12.14%) SCCM
22 171 (12.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 170 (12.07%) Hyper-V
23 170 (12.07%) Firewall
24 169 (12.00%) Cisco
25 166 (11.79%) TCP/IP
26 154 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
27 144 (10.23%) DevOps
28 141 (10.01%) C#

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
1 135 (9.59%) MS Exchange
2 84 (5.97%) IIS
3 67 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 55 (3.91%) Skype for Business
5 52 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 34 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 34 (2.41%) Umbraco
7 15 (1.07%) OpenStack
8 10 (0.71%) Apache
9 8 (0.57%) nginx
10 7 (0.50%) CMS
10 7 (0.50%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.43%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.36%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.28%) Alfresco
13 4 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.28%) IBM Domino
14 3 (0.21%) Confluence
14 3 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 262 (18.61%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (2.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (1.07%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.28%) S-PLUS
7 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.071%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.071%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 23 (1.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 15 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.64%) Elite 3E
4 7 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.43%) Eikon
5 6 (0.43%) thinkFolio
6 4 (0.28%) Temenos T24
7 3 (0.21%) RMDS
8 2 (0.14%) Tradar
9 1 (0.071%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.071%) Primavera
9 1 (0.071%) Raiser's Edge
9 1 (0.071%) Sage X3
9 1 (0.071%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 483 (34.30%) Office 365
2 352 (25.00%) Azure
3 266 (18.89%) AWS
4 80 (5.68%) Azure Active Directory
5 54 (3.84%) GCP
5 54 (3.84%) Power Platform
6 43 (3.05%) G Suite
7 35 (2.49%) SaaS
8 27 (1.92%) GitHub
9 25 (1.78%) IaaS
10 24 (1.70%) AWS CloudFormation
11 23 (1.63%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 17 (1.21%) Serverless
13 15 (1.07%) PaaS
14 13 (0.92%) Amazon ECS
14 13 (0.92%) Heroku
15 12 (0.85%) Mimecast
16 11 (0.78%) OpenShift
17 10 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
18 9 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 186 (13.21%) DNS
2 170 (12.07%) Firewall
3 166 (11.79%) TCP/IP
4 139 (9.87%) DHCP
5 119 (8.45%) LAN
6 114 (8.10%) WAN
7 97 (6.89%) VoIP
8 83 (5.89%) Wireless
9 68 (4.83%) VPN
10 67 (4.76%) SAN
11 61 (4.33%) Skype
12 33 (2.34%) Intrusion Detection
13 31 (2.20%) HTTP
13 31 (2.20%) Network Security
13 31 (2.20%) VLAN
14 29 (2.06%) BGP
15 28 (1.99%) Internet
16 26 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
17 24 (1.70%) HTTPS
18 23 (1.63%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 284 (20.17%) SQL Server
2 81 (5.75%) MySQL
3 54 (3.84%) Power BI
4 50 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
5 49 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
6 42 (2.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 39 (2.77%) Relational Database
8 38 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 35 (2.49%) NoSQL
9 35 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 34 (2.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 33 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
12 28 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
13 27 (1.92%) Oracle Database
14 22 (1.56%) Big Data
14 22 (1.56%) Oracle Database 12c
15 21 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
16 19 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
17 17 (1.21%) SQL Server 2014
18 15 (1.07%) Redis
Development Applications
1 40 (2.84%) Jenkins
2 30 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 30 (2.13%) TeamCity
3 26 (1.85%) JIRA
4 24 (1.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 24 (1.70%) Octopus Deploy
5 15 (1.07%) Visual Studio
6 12 (0.85%) ERwin
7 11 (0.78%) ER Studio
7 11 (0.78%) PowerDesigner
8 9 (0.64%) MSI
9 8 (0.57%) Bitbucket
9 8 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (0.36%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.36%) Maven
11 5 (0.36%) Subversion
12 4 (0.28%) HP UFT
12 4 (0.28%) NetBeans
12 4 (0.28%) Selenium
General
1 398 (28.27%) Finance
2 89 (6.32%) Banking
2 89 (6.32%) Law
3 53 (3.76%) Telecoms
4 51 (3.62%) Legal
5 36 (2.56%) Front Office
6 30 (2.13%) Financial Institution
7 23 (1.63%) Marketing
8 19 (1.35%) Advertising
9 14 (0.99%) Public Sector
10 12 (0.85%) Back Office
10 12 (0.85%) Retail
11 8 (0.57%) French Language
11 8 (0.57%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.36%) German Language
13 4 (0.28%) Electronics
13 4 (0.28%) Local Government
13 4 (0.28%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.28%) Private Banking
13 4 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 287 (20.38%) Analyst
2 162 (11.51%) Support Analyst
3 161 (11.43%) IT Support
4 157 (11.15%) Developer
5 143 (10.16%) Support Engineer
6 127 (9.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 93 (6.61%) Administrator
8 92 (6.53%) 2nd Line Support
9 91 (6.46%) IT Analyst
10 85 (6.04%) IT Engineer
11 76 (5.40%) Desktop Support
12 67 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
13 66 (4.69%) Architect
14 61 (4.33%) IT Support Engineer
15 59 (4.19%) DevOps Engineer
16 55 (3.91%) Windows Engineer
17 53 (3.76%) Cloud Engineer
18 52 (3.69%) C# Developer
18 52 (3.69%) Consultant
18 52 (3.69%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (9.66%) .NET
2 81 (5.75%) HTML
3 76 (5.40%) ASP.NET
4 75 (5.33%) CSS
5 61 (4.33%) jQuery
6 56 (3.98%) Node.js
7 54 (3.84%) AngularJS
8 43 (3.05%) Web Services
9 40 (2.84%) ASP.NET Web API
10 34 (2.41%) ASP.NET Core
11 32 (2.27%) .NET Core
12 31 (2.20%) Spring
13 24 (1.70%) Kafka
14 21 (1.49%) Spring Boot
15 18 (1.28%) FIX Protocol
16 17 (1.21%) COM
16 17 (1.21%) RESTful
16 17 (1.21%) XML
17 15 (1.07%) HTML5
18 13 (0.92%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 111 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (5.47%) Management Information System
3 63 (4.47%) User Experience
4 62 (4.40%) Self-Motivation
5 47 (3.34%) Video Conferencing
6 46 (3.27%) Data Centre
7 41 (2.91%) Public Cloud
8 39 (2.77%) Blackberry
9 38 (2.70%) iPhone
9 38 (2.70%) Robotics
10 35 (2.49%) Hedge funds
11 32 (2.27%) Replication
12 31 (2.20%) Fixed Income
13 27 (1.92%) Smartphone
14 24 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
14 24 (1.70%) Equities
15 21 (1.49%) Algorithms
15 21 (1.49%) Clustering
15 21 (1.49%) Data Structures
15 21 (1.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 593 (42.12%) Windows Server
2 322 (22.87%) Windows 10
3 275 (19.53%) Linux
4 219 (15.55%) Windows 7
5 173 (12.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 136 (9.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 122 (8.66%) Unix
8 87 (6.18%) Android
9 77 (5.47%) Mac OS
10 54 (3.84%) Apple iOS
11 39 (2.77%) Mac OS X
12 32 (2.27%) Windows 8
13 22 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (0.43%) CentOS
15 6 (0.43%) Solaris
15 6 (0.43%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.43%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.28%) Data ONTAP
17 3 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (16.62%) ITIL
2 171 (12.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 154 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
4 144 (10.23%) DevOps
5 108 (7.67%) Migration
6 95 (6.75%) Agile Software Development
7 86 (6.11%) Change Management
7 86 (6.11%) Computer Science
8 84 (5.97%) Asset Management
9 82 (5.82%) Service Delivery
10 80 (5.68%) Analytics
11 67 (4.76%) Information Security
11 67 (4.76%) Project Management
12 66 (4.69%) Configuration Management
13 59 (4.19%) Cybersecurity
14 58 (4.12%) CRM
15 51 (3.62%) Workflow
16 50 (3.55%) Investment Management
16 50 (3.55%) Time Management
17 48 (3.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 285 (20.24%) SQL
2 277 (19.67%) PowerShell
3 141 (10.01%) C#
4 112 (7.95%) JavaScript
5 111 (7.88%) Python
6 54 (3.84%) Java
7 38 (2.70%) Bash Shell
8 34 (2.41%) Shell Script
9 26 (1.85%) C++
10 24 (1.70%) T-SQL
11 23 (1.63%) Perl
12 22 (1.56%) Ruby
13 21 (1.49%) Java 8
14 19 (1.35%) C
15 17 (1.21%) VBScript
16 16 (1.14%) TypeScript
16 16 (1.14%) VB
16 16 (1.14%) VBA
17 14 (0.99%) PL/SQL
18 12 (0.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 180 (12.78%) Degree
2 111 (7.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 61 (4.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 45 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
5 43 (3.05%) MCP
6 41 (2.91%) MCSE
7 38 (2.70%) CCNA
8 36 (2.56%) MCSA
9 28 (1.99%) CCNP
9 28 (1.99%) MCITP
10 26 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 22 (1.56%) MCTS
12 15 (1.07%) Master's Degree
13 14 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 13 (0.92%) CISSP
15 11 (0.78%) A+ Certification
16 10 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
16 10 (0.71%) Security Cleared
17 9 (0.64%) CISA
18 8 (0.57%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (7.03%) SLA
2 34 (2.41%) WAI
3 29 (2.06%) QA
4 16 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.71%) GDPR
6 7 (0.50%) Solvency II
7 5 (0.36%) COBIT
7 5 (0.36%) MiFID
8 3 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.071%) ISO 15022
10 1 (0.071%) ISO 20022
10 1 (0.071%) NIST
10 1 (0.071%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 618 (43.89%) Active Directory
2 206 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 170 (12.07%) Hyper-V
4 77 (5.47%) XenApp
5 73 (5.18%) Docker
6 49 (3.48%) XenDesktop
7 35 (2.49%) VMware ESXi
8 28 (1.99%) vSphere
9 21 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
10 19 (1.35%) VirtualBox
11 13 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
11 13 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
12 10 (0.71%) KVM
13 9 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
14 8 (0.57%) BitLocker
14 8 (0.57%) VMware Server
15 6 (0.43%) Varnish
15 6 (0.43%) VMware NSX
15 6 (0.43%) Xen
16 5 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 171 (12.14%) SCCM
2 83 (5.89%) Terraform
3 73 (5.18%) Puppet
4 71 (5.04%) Ansible
5 47 (3.34%) Kubernetes
6 40 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
7 22 (1.56%) SCOM
8 20 (1.42%) Microsoft Clustering
9 19 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
10 16 (1.14%) Microsoft Intune
11 13 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
12 12 (0.85%) Backup Exec
12 12 (0.85%) vCenter Server
12 12 (0.85%) WSUS
13 11 (0.78%) Control-M
13 11 (0.78%) Packer
13 11 (0.78%) Salt
14 10 (0.71%) Nagios
15 8 (0.57%) EdgeSight
16 7 (0.50%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 563 (39.99%) Microsoft
2 356 (25.28%) VMware
3 177 (12.57%) Citrix
4 169 (12.00%) Cisco
5 80 (5.68%) Oracle
6 59 (4.19%) HP
7 55 (3.91%) Veeam
8 47 (3.34%) Google
9 43 (3.05%) Salesforce.com
10 30 (2.13%) Apple
11 26 (1.85%) Red Hat
12 24 (1.70%) ServiceNow
12 24 (1.70%) Symantec
13 22 (1.56%) CyberArk
13 22 (1.56%) Dell
14 20 (1.42%) CheckPoint
14 20 (1.42%) Fidessa
14 20 (1.42%) Meraki
14 20 (1.42%) NetApp
14 20 (1.42%) Remedy