Period
to 21 September 2017

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 21 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 10 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1434 1652 2506
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.14% 13.28% 12.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.00% 51.58% 52.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1297 1497 2178
City of London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
Central London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 2516 3203 4783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.82% 25.75% 24.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2269 2911 4163
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £78,750
Central London median annual salary £53,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -3.64% +10.00% -

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 21 September 2017.

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 21 September 2017. 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 +15 10 £34,500 +50.00%
Moorgate -1 1 £40,000 +19.40%
Windows
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 590 (41.14%) Microsoft
2 549 (38.28%) Finance
3 547 (38.15%) Active Directory
4 515 (35.91%) Windows Server
5 473 (32.98%) Linux
6 421 (29.36%) SQL
7 347 (24.20%) VMware
8 336 (23.43%) SQL Server
9 299 (20.85%) ITIL
10 285 (19.87%) Citrix
11 265 (18.48%) Windows 7
12 238 (16.60%) Degree
13 224 (15.62%) Windows Server 2008
13 224 (15.62%) MS Exchange
14 220 (15.34%) Firewall
15 214 (14.92%) Windows Server 2012
16 211 (14.71%) PowerShell
17 206 (14.37%) Office 365
18 202 (14.09%) Java
19 201 (14.02%) Microsoft Office
19 201 (14.02%) VMware Infrastructure
20 193 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
21 174 (12.13%) Cisco
22 166 (11.58%) Python
23 163 (11.37%) Unix
24 162 (11.30%) DNS
25 155 (10.81%) .NET
26 154 (10.74%) Banking
27 151 (10.53%) SAN
27 151 (10.53%) Windows 10

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
1 224 (15.62%) MS Exchange
2 128 (8.93%) SharePoint
3 115 (8.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 102 (7.11%) IIS
5 75 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 56 (3.91%) Tomcat
7 55 (3.84%) Skype for Business
8 39 (2.72%) JBoss
9 31 (2.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 29 (2.02%) Apache
10 29 (2.02%) WebSphere
11 28 (1.95%) Confluence
11 28 (1.95%) SharePoint 2013
12 25 (1.74%) WebLogic
13 21 (1.46%) CMS
14 17 (1.19%) WordPress
15 16 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
16 11 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
17 10 (0.70%) OpenStack
17 10 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 201 (14.02%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (2.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (1.19%) MS Visio
5 15 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.56%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.35%) InDesign
8 4 (0.28%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.14%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.14%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (0.070%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.070%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 22 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 8 (0.56%) MetaTrader
4 5 (0.35%) SAP BPC
4 5 (0.35%) thinkFolio
5 4 (0.28%) Eikon
6 3 (0.21%) Siebel Analytics
6 3 (0.21%) Workday HCM
7 2 (0.14%) iTrent
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.14%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.14%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.070%) Eze OMS
8 1 (0.070%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.070%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.070%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.070%) SAP SRM
8 1 (0.070%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 206 (14.37%) Office 365
2 193 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 133 (9.27%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (2.30%) IaaS
5 32 (2.23%) SaaS
6 27 (1.88%) PaaS
7 20 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
8 18 (1.26%) GitHub
9 16 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
10 14 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (0.77%) Mimecast
12 10 (0.70%) OneDrive
13 9 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 9 (0.63%) Amazon S3
13 9 (0.63%) Dropbox
14 7 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
14 7 (0.49%) G Suite
15 6 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
15 6 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 6 (0.42%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 220 (15.34%) Firewall
2 162 (11.30%) DNS
3 151 (10.53%) SAN
4 143 (9.97%) TCP/IP
5 114 (7.95%) DHCP
6 111 (7.74%) WAN
7 103 (7.18%) LAN
8 89 (6.21%) VPN
9 60 (4.18%) VoIP
10 56 (3.91%) Internet
11 48 (3.35%) Network Security
12 44 (3.07%) Skype
13 41 (2.86%) Wireless
14 40 (2.79%) NetScaler
15 38 (2.65%) VLAN
16 33 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
16 33 (2.30%) HTTP
17 19 (1.32%) FTP
17 19 (1.32%) iSCSI
17 19 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 336 (23.43%) SQL Server
2 77 (5.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 74 (5.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 66 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 61 (4.25%) Relational Database
6 54 (3.77%) MySQL
7 41 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 27 (1.88%) RDBMS
9 26 (1.81%) NoSQL
10 25 (1.74%) Oracle BI EE
11 24 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 22 (1.53%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 16 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
13 16 (1.12%) MongoDB
13 16 (1.12%) Oracle Database
14 15 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
15 14 (0.98%) SQL Server 2016
16 12 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
17 11 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
18 10 (0.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 86 (6.00%) JIRA
2 62 (4.32%) Git (software)
2 62 (4.32%) Jenkins
3 48 (3.35%) Visual Studio
4 44 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 44 (3.07%) TeamCity
5 38 (2.65%) Octopus Deploy
6 24 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 18 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 16 (1.12%) Cucumber
8 16 (1.12%) Selenium
9 15 (1.05%) NUnit
10 14 (0.98%) Mocha
11 13 (0.91%) Gatling
12 12 (0.84%) SilkPerformer
12 12 (0.84%) SilkTest
13 10 (0.70%) Bitbucket
14 9 (0.63%) SpecFlow
14 9 (0.63%) Subversion
14 9 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 549 (38.28%) Finance
2 154 (10.74%) Banking
3 61 (4.25%) Legal
4 43 (3.00%) Law
5 39 (2.72%) Front Office
6 36 (2.51%) Back Office
7 31 (2.16%) Telecoms
8 30 (2.09%) Investment Banking
9 22 (1.53%) Advertising
10 19 (1.32%) Retail
11 16 (1.12%) Financial Institution
12 12 (0.84%) Publishing
13 11 (0.77%) Marketing
14 10 (0.70%) Games
15 8 (0.56%) Billing
16 7 (0.49%) French Language
17 5 (0.35%) Multimedia
18 4 (0.28%) Prime Brokerage
19 3 (0.21%) Military
20 2 (0.14%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 287 (20.01%) Analyst
2 174 (12.13%) Support Engineer
3 152 (10.60%) Developer
4 148 (10.32%) Support Analyst
5 139 (9.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 92 (6.42%) IT Support
7 80 (5.58%) Desktop Support
8 68 (4.74%) Applications Support
9 67 (4.67%) 2nd Line Support
10 66 (4.60%) Service Analyst
11 58 (4.04%) Administrator
11 58 (4.04%) Windows Engineer
12 57 (3.97%) Service Desk Analyst
13 55 (3.84%) IT Engineer
14 54 (3.77%) Team Leader
15 52 (3.63%) Consultant
15 52 (3.63%) Graduate
15 52 (3.63%) IT Analyst
16 49 (3.42%) Architect
17 48 (3.35%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (10.81%) .NET
2 109 (7.60%) HTML
3 83 (5.79%) CSS
4 68 (4.74%) Web Services
5 45 (3.14%) ASP.NET
6 43 (3.00%) .NET Framework
6 43 (3.00%) AngularJS
6 43 (3.00%) XML
7 33 (2.30%) Ajax
8 32 (2.23%) ASP.NET MVC
9 29 (2.02%) WCF
10 26 (1.81%) SOAP
11 25 (1.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 24 (1.67%) FIX Protocol
12 24 (1.67%) JSON
13 23 (1.60%) REST
14 22 (1.53%) jQuery
15 21 (1.46%) ASP.NET Web API
16 20 (1.39%) React
16 20 (1.39%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 110 (7.67%) Data Centre
2 79 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
3 77 (5.37%) Blackberry
3 77 (5.37%) Fintech
4 71 (4.95%) Computer Science
5 49 (3.42%) Clustering
6 44 (3.07%) Management Information System
7 42 (2.93%) Replication
8 35 (2.44%) iPhone
8 35 (2.44%) User Experience
9 33 (2.30%) Linux Command Line
10 27 (1.88%) Algorithms
11 25 (1.74%) Hedge funds
12 23 (1.60%) Public Cloud
13 22 (1.53%) Client/Server
13 22 (1.53%) PKI
14 20 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
15 19 (1.32%) iPad
15 19 (1.32%) Mobile App
16 18 (1.26%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 515 (35.91%) Windows Server
2 473 (32.98%) Linux
3 265 (18.48%) Windows 7
4 224 (15.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 214 (14.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 163 (11.37%) Unix
7 151 (10.53%) Windows 10
8 71 (4.95%) Windows 8
9 68 (4.74%) Android
10 54 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 50 (3.49%) Apple iOS
12 47 (3.28%) CentOS
13 34 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
14 31 (2.16%) Mac OS X
15 26 (1.81%) Ubuntu
16 19 (1.32%) Debian
17 16 (1.12%) Solaris
18 15 (1.05%) Kali Linux
19 12 (0.84%) Windows XP
20 10 (0.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (20.85%) ITIL
2 149 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
3 144 (10.04%) DevOps
4 73 (5.09%) Service Delivery
5 67 (4.67%) Project Management
6 66 (4.60%) Test Automation
7 65 (4.53%) Continuous Integration
8 63 (4.39%) Electronic Trading
9 62 (4.32%) Configuration Management
10 57 (3.97%) Service Management
11 55 (3.84%) ITIL V3
12 54 (3.77%) SDLC
13 51 (3.56%) SIEM
14 46 (3.21%) Mathematics
15 45 (3.14%) Mentoring
15 45 (3.14%) Migration
15 45 (3.14%) MVC
16 44 (3.07%) Incident Management
17 43 (3.00%) Disaster Recovery
18 42 (2.93%) OO
Programming Languages
1 421 (29.36%) SQL
2 211 (14.71%) PowerShell
3 202 (14.09%) Java
4 166 (11.58%) Python
5 148 (10.32%) C#
6 122 (8.51%) C++
7 104 (7.25%) JavaScript
8 88 (6.14%) T-SQL
9 80 (5.58%) Shell Script
10 65 (4.53%) Bash Shell
11 53 (3.70%) VB
12 46 (3.21%) PHP
13 43 (3.00%) C
14 40 (2.79%) Ruby
15 37 (2.58%) Perl
16 31 (2.16%) VBScript
17 17 (1.19%) Objective-C
18 13 (0.91%) Korn
18 13 (0.91%) VBA
19 10 (0.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 238 (16.60%) Degree
2 147 (10.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 76 (5.30%) MCSE
4 69 (4.81%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (2.93%) CCNA
6 39 (2.72%) MCP
7 38 (2.65%) MCSA
8 36 (2.51%) CCNP
9 34 (2.37%) Security Cleared
10 25 (1.74%) ISEB
11 21 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 18 (1.26%) CISSP
13 16 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
13 16 (1.12%) MCITP
14 15 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
15 14 (0.98%) ISTQB
16 13 (0.91%) CCSP
17 12 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
17 12 (0.84%) GIAC
17 12 (0.84%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (3.63%) SLA
2 36 (2.51%) QA
3 33 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (2.16%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.35%) NIST 800
6 4 (0.28%) SEPA
7 3 (0.21%) MiFID
8 2 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.14%) EMIR
8 2 (0.14%) ISO 8583
8 2 (0.14%) PMO
9 1 (0.070%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.070%) GCP
9 1 (0.070%) GDPR
9 1 (0.070%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.070%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 547 (38.15%) Active Directory
2 201 (14.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 139 (9.69%) Hyper-V
4 104 (7.25%) XenApp
5 80 (5.58%) XenDesktop
6 68 (4.74%) vSphere
7 58 (4.04%) VMware ESXi
8 52 (3.63%) Docker
9 51 (3.56%) XenServer
10 26 (1.81%) Microsoft App-V
11 18 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
12 16 (1.12%) Terminal Services
13 14 (0.98%) pfSense
14 12 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
15 11 (0.77%) Xen
16 10 (0.70%) Snort
17 9 (0.63%) DFS Replication
18 7 (0.49%) NFS
19 6 (0.42%) KVM
19 6 (0.42%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 135 (9.41%) SCCM
2 65 (4.53%) Puppet
3 54 (3.77%) Ansible
4 53 (3.70%) SCOM
5 52 (3.63%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (1.67%) Nagios
7 22 (1.53%) Kubernetes
8 21 (1.46%) Nessus
8 21 (1.46%) WSUS
9 20 (1.39%) vCenter Server
10 19 (1.32%) AirWatch
11 18 (1.26%) Backup Exec
11 18 (1.26%) vRealize
12 17 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
13 14 (0.98%) FortiGate
13 14 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
13 14 (0.98%) SCOrch
14 13 (0.91%) NetBackup
15 12 (0.84%) QRadar
15 12 (0.84%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 590 (41.14%) Microsoft
2 347 (24.20%) VMware
3 285 (19.87%) Citrix
4 174 (12.13%) Cisco
5 99 (6.90%) Oracle
6 75 (5.23%) HP
7 60 (4.18%) Red Hat
8 47 (3.28%) Apple
9 45 (3.14%) NetApp
10 41 (2.86%) Juniper
10 41 (2.86%) Sybase
11 40 (2.79%) IBM
12 37 (2.58%) McAfee
12 37 (2.58%) Symantec
13 36 (2.51%) Google
14 33 (2.30%) Siebel
15 32 (2.23%) EMC
16 31 (2.16%) Dell
17 30 (2.09%) Atlassian
18 29 (2.02%) Splunk