Period
to 22 September 2018

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 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 10 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1,397 1,436 1,648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.72% 14.11% 13.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.80% 57.03% 51.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,229 1,299 1,495
City of London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 2,376 2,518 3,188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 21.63% 24.73% 25.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2,120 2,270 2,901
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,750 £30,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £53,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year +12.68% -3.18% +9.45%

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 2018.

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 2018. 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 -8 8 £50,750 +47.10%
Moorgate +1 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Windows
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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.

1 600 (42.95%) Microsoft
2 599 (42.88%) Active Directory
3 557 (39.87%) Finance
4 487 (34.86%) Windows Server
5 365 (26.13%) Office 365
6 347 (24.84%) VMware
7 338 (24.19%) Linux
8 336 (24.05%) Microsoft Office
9 324 (23.19%) PowerShell
10 309 (22.12%) SQL
11 292 (20.90%) ITIL
12 288 (20.62%) Microsoft Azure
13 287 (20.54%) Firewall
14 258 (18.47%) Windows 10
15 255 (18.25%) Windows 7
16 239 (17.11%) Citrix
17 235 (16.82%) Windows Server 2012
18 230 (16.46%) DNS
19 220 (15.75%) SQL Server
20 217 (15.53%) Windows Server 2008
20 217 (15.53%) VMware Infrastructure
21 210 (15.03%) MS Exchange
22 197 (14.10%) TCP/IP
23 176 (12.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 173 (12.38%) .NET
25 165 (11.81%) Amazon AWS
26 162 (11.60%) C#
27 159 (11.38%) DevOps
28 156 (11.17%) Cisco
29 155 (11.10%) DHCP

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
1 210 (15.03%) MS Exchange
2 90 (6.44%) SharePoint
3 83 (5.94%) Skype for Business
4 79 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 60 (4.29%) IIS
6 58 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 22 (1.57%) Tomcat
8 20 (1.43%) Apache
9 18 (1.29%) Confluence
9 18 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
10 15 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
11 11 (0.79%) CMS
11 11 (0.79%) JBoss
12 8 (0.57%) IBM Notes
12 8 (0.57%) OpenStack
13 7 (0.50%) Umbraco
13 7 (0.50%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 6 (0.43%) SAS
15 5 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 336 (24.05%) Microsoft Office
2 57 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 33 (2.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (1.43%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.43%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.29%) Adobe Captivate
7 4 (0.29%) Camtasia
8 3 (0.21%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.14%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.14%) Houdini
9 2 (0.14%) Maya
9 2 (0.14%) NUKE
10 1 (0.072%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 16 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.72%) Infor SunSystems
2 10 (0.72%) ReMetrica
3 7 (0.50%) Carpe Diem
3 7 (0.50%) Eikon
3 7 (0.50%) MetaTrader
4 6 (0.43%) Sage X3
5 4 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.29%) Elite 3E
5 4 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.21%) iTrent
6 3 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.14%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.072%) FLEXCUBE
8 1 (0.072%) Maximo
8 1 (0.072%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.072%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.072%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.072%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 365 (26.13%) Office 365
2 288 (20.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 165 (11.81%) Amazon AWS
4 54 (3.87%) Azure Active Directory
5 37 (2.65%) IaaS
6 35 (2.51%) SaaS
7 30 (2.15%) Mimecast
8 26 (1.86%) G Suite
9 18 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
10 17 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
10 17 (1.22%) PaaS
11 16 (1.15%) Slack
12 15 (1.07%) OneDrive
13 14 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
14 13 (0.93%) GitHub
15 12 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 11 (0.79%) Amazon S3
16 11 (0.79%) Serverless
17 10 (0.72%) NuGet
18 8 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 287 (20.54%) Firewall
2 230 (16.46%) DNS
3 197 (14.10%) TCP/IP
4 155 (11.10%) DHCP
5 122 (8.73%) VPN
6 110 (7.87%) WAN
7 105 (7.52%) SAN
8 103 (7.37%) LAN
9 99 (7.09%) Skype
10 55 (3.94%) Internet
11 47 (3.36%) VLAN
12 45 (3.22%) Wireless
13 44 (3.15%) VoIP
14 41 (2.93%) Network Security
15 22 (1.57%) Cisco IOS
15 22 (1.57%) FTP
16 21 (1.50%) NetScaler
17 20 (1.43%) Remote Desktop
18 19 (1.36%) IP Telephony
18 19 (1.36%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (15.75%) SQL Server
2 48 (3.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 47 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (2.22%) Relational Database
5 26 (1.86%) MySQL
6 24 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 22 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (1.57%) SQL Server 2016
8 20 (1.43%) RDBMS
9 18 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
10 16 (1.15%) Big Data
11 15 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
11 15 (1.07%) Power BI
12 13 (0.93%) Oracle Database
12 13 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
13 12 (0.86%) MS Access
13 12 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (0.64%) InfluxDB
14 9 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 58 (4.15%) Git (software)
2 49 (3.51%) Jenkins
3 48 (3.44%) Visual Studio
4 47 (3.36%) JIRA
5 44 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 38 (2.72%) TeamCity
7 28 (2.00%) Subversion
8 21 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
9 19 (1.36%) MSBuild
10 18 (1.29%) Maven
11 15 (1.07%) Ant
12 14 (1.00%) Selenium
13 12 (0.86%) CruiseControl
14 9 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 7 (0.50%) IntelliJ
16 6 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
17 5 (0.36%) Eclipse
17 5 (0.36%) Fiddler
17 5 (0.36%) JMeter
17 5 (0.36%) ReSharper
General
1 557 (39.87%) Finance
2 114 (8.16%) Law
3 110 (7.87%) Banking
4 105 (7.52%) Legal
5 36 (2.58%) Telecoms
6 32 (2.29%) Back Office
7 30 (2.15%) Advertising
8 28 (2.00%) Financial Institution
9 18 (1.29%) Investment Banking
10 17 (1.22%) Retail
11 16 (1.15%) Marketing
12 9 (0.64%) Billing
12 9 (0.64%) Front Office
13 7 (0.50%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.43%) Games
15 4 (0.29%) Military
16 3 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
16 3 (0.21%) International Banking
16 3 (0.21%) Private Banking
16 3 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 310 (22.19%) Analyst
2 207 (14.82%) Support Engineer
3 149 (10.67%) IT Support
4 133 (9.52%) Developer
4 133 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 126 (9.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 109 (7.80%) Desktop Support
7 107 (7.66%) IT Engineer
8 85 (6.08%) IT Analyst
9 81 (5.80%) Service Analyst
10 74 (5.30%) DevOps Engineer
11 69 (4.94%) IT Support Engineer
12 66 (4.72%) .NET Developer
12 66 (4.72%) Administrator
13 64 (4.58%) Security Analyst
14 61 (4.37%) Service Desk Analyst
15 58 (4.15%) Windows Engineer
16 57 (4.08%) Desktop Engineer
17 53 (3.79%) IT Support Analyst
18 51 (3.65%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (12.38%) .NET
2 70 (5.01%) ASP.NET
3 69 (4.94%) HTML
4 61 (4.37%) Web Services
5 51 (3.65%) CSS
6 46 (3.29%) AngularJS
7 44 (3.15%) jQuery
8 42 (3.01%) ASP.NET MVC
9 40 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
10 35 (2.51%) Elastic Stack
11 32 (2.29%) WCF
12 29 (2.08%) JSON
12 29 (2.08%) XML
13 27 (1.93%) .NET Framework
14 26 (1.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 20 (1.43%) WinForms
16 17 (1.22%) FIX Protocol
17 16 (1.15%) Entity Framework
17 16 (1.15%) LDAP
17 16 (1.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 92 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (6.16%) Data Centre
3 61 (4.37%) Management Information System
4 57 (4.08%) Computer Science
5 46 (3.29%) Fintech
6 36 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
7 35 (2.51%) PKI
8 32 (2.29%) Hedge funds
9 30 (2.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 29 (2.08%) Mobile App
10 29 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
11 26 (1.86%) User Experience
12 25 (1.79%) iPhone
13 24 (1.72%) Replication
14 23 (1.65%) Blackberry
15 20 (1.43%) Clustering
15 20 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
16 19 (1.36%) Public Cloud
17 18 (1.29%) Equities
18 16 (1.15%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 487 (34.86%) Windows Server
2 338 (24.19%) Linux
3 258 (18.47%) Windows 10
4 255 (18.25%) Windows 7
5 235 (16.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 217 (15.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 96 (6.87%) Unix
8 72 (5.15%) Android
9 58 (4.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 55 (3.94%) Apple iOS
11 47 (3.36%) Windows 8
12 46 (3.29%) Mac OS
12 46 (3.29%) Mac OS X
13 44 (3.15%) Windows Server 2003
14 37 (2.65%) CentOS
15 22 (1.57%) HPUX
16 18 (1.29%) AIX
17 16 (1.15%) Solaris
18 12 (0.86%) VMS
18 12 (0.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (20.90%) ITIL
2 176 (12.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 159 (11.38%) DevOps
4 154 (11.02%) Agile Software Development
5 144 (10.31%) Problem-Solving
6 109 (7.80%) Information Security
7 102 (7.30%) Cybersecurity
8 99 (7.09%) Configuration Management
9 88 (6.30%) Migration
10 81 (5.80%) Project Management
11 74 (5.30%) MVC
12 71 (5.08%) Open Source
13 67 (4.80%) Penetration Testing
14 61 (4.37%) Service Management
15 56 (4.01%) Scrum
16 54 (3.87%) High Availability
17 53 (3.79%) Continuous Integration
17 53 (3.79%) SIEM
17 53 (3.79%) Web Development
18 48 (3.44%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 324 (23.19%) PowerShell
2 309 (22.12%) SQL
3 162 (11.60%) C#
4 112 (8.02%) Python
5 88 (6.30%) Java
6 84 (6.01%) JavaScript
7 64 (4.58%) Bash Shell
8 61 (4.37%) T-SQL
9 53 (3.79%) Perl
10 32 (2.29%) C++
11 25 (1.79%) Shell Script
12 21 (1.50%) PL/SQL
13 20 (1.43%) C
14 17 (1.22%) PHP
15 12 (0.86%) Ruby
15 12 (0.86%) VB.NET
16 10 (0.72%) VBA
17 9 (0.64%) VB
17 9 (0.64%) VBScript
18 6 (0.43%) F#
Qualifications
1 126 (9.02%) Degree
2 94 (6.73%) CISSP
2 94 (6.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 61 (4.37%) MCSE
4 55 (3.94%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (2.86%) MCSA
6 39 (2.79%) CISM
7 32 (2.29%) MCP
8 31 (2.22%) CCNA
9 29 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
10 27 (1.93%) CEH
11 25 (1.79%) CCNP
12 23 (1.65%) GIAC
12 23 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
12 23 (1.65%) MCITP
13 17 (1.22%) CCIE
13 17 (1.22%) GSEC
13 17 (1.22%) Security Cleared
14 15 (1.07%) A+ Certification
15 14 (1.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (4.08%) GDPR
2 45 (3.22%) SLA
3 38 (2.72%) QA
4 37 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (1.93%) MiFID
6 18 (1.29%) Cyber Essentials
7 8 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 7 (0.50%) Data Quality
9 6 (0.43%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.43%) WAI
10 2 (0.14%) COBIT
11 1 (0.072%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.072%) EMIR
11 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.072%) PMO
System Software
1 599 (42.88%) Active Directory
2 217 (15.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 145 (10.38%) Hyper-V
4 72 (5.15%) XenApp
5 51 (3.65%) VMware ESXi
6 48 (3.44%) XenDesktop
7 41 (2.93%) vSphere
8 39 (2.79%) Docker
9 28 (2.00%) XenServer
10 25 (1.79%) Virtual Desktop
11 24 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
12 21 (1.50%) Virtual Servers
13 19 (1.36%) Snort
14 11 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
15 8 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 7 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
17 6 (0.43%) LXC
17 6 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 5 (0.36%) BitLocker
18 5 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 136 (9.74%) SCCM
2 75 (5.37%) Ansible
3 61 (4.37%) Puppet
4 51 (3.65%) SCOM
5 50 (3.58%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (2.00%) Nagios
7 27 (1.93%) WSUS
8 23 (1.65%) Single Sign-On
9 22 (1.57%) Terraform
10 20 (1.43%) Backup Exec
10 20 (1.43%) Kibana
11 19 (1.36%) Kubernetes
11 19 (1.36%) OSSEC
12 17 (1.22%) Microsoft Intune
13 14 (1.00%) vCenter Server
14 12 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
15 9 (0.64%) Grafana
15 9 (0.64%) logstash
15 9 (0.64%) Nessus
15 9 (0.64%) Salt
Vendors
1 600 (42.95%) Microsoft
2 347 (24.84%) VMware
3 239 (17.11%) Citrix
4 156 (11.17%) Cisco
5 78 (5.58%) Oracle
6 73 (5.23%) Red Hat
7 72 (5.15%) Apple
8 61 (4.37%) HP
9 43 (3.08%) ServiceNow
10 35 (2.51%) Splunk
11 32 (2.29%) Google
12 30 (2.15%) Adobe
12 30 (2.15%) Dell
13 29 (2.08%) Veeam
14 28 (2.00%) CheckPoint
15 27 (1.93%) iManage
15 27 (1.93%) Ivanti
16 25 (1.79%) IBM
17 24 (1.72%) Avaya
18 22 (1.57%) Bloomberg