Period
to 28 March 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 28 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Central London > City of London
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 12 13
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1,005 1,328 1,295
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 11.40% 12.88% 12.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.72% 56.75% 54.85%
Number of salaries quoted 900 1,216 1,230
Median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,625 £29,000
90th Percentile £78,825 £82,500 £81,250
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 1,772 2,340 2,361
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.11% 22.70% 22.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,518 2,083 2,151
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Windows as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows in the City of London over the 6 months to 28 March 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 28 March 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 -7 7 £57,500 +17.95% 1
Moorgate -8 3 £46,250 +15.63%
Windows
Central London

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 465 (46.27%) Microsoft
2 451 (44.88%) Active Directory
3 423 (42.09%) Office 365
4 392 (39.00%) Windows Server
5 320 (31.84%) Finance
6 312 (31.04%) Windows 10
7 280 (27.86%) VMware
8 279 (27.76%) Azure
9 237 (23.58%) PowerShell
9 237 (23.58%) Linux
10 194 (19.30%) Microsoft Office
11 177 (17.61%) ITIL
12 175 (17.41%) VMware Infrastructure
12 175 (17.41%) Windows 7
13 168 (16.72%) Citrix
14 146 (14.53%) MS Exchange
15 143 (14.23%) SCCM
16 136 (13.53%) AWS
16 136 (13.53%) SQL
17 135 (13.43%) TCP/IP
17 135 (13.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 125 (12.44%) Firewall
19 120 (11.94%) Windows Server 2012
20 115 (11.44%) DNS
21 113 (11.24%) Microsoft Certification
21 113 (11.24%) SQL Server
21 113 (11.24%) Problem-Solving
22 106 (10.55%) Cisco
23 97 (9.65%) Python
24 96 (9.55%) Degree

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
1 146 (14.53%) MS Exchange
2 88 (8.76%) SharePoint
3 55 (5.47%) Skype for Business
4 45 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 36 (3.58%) IIS
6 22 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (1.29%) Apache
8 12 (1.19%) nginx
9 9 (0.90%) CMS
10 7 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (0.70%) WordPress
11 6 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.50%) Confluence
12 5 (0.50%) Drupal
13 4 (0.40%) Apache Spark
14 3 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
15 2 (0.20%) EPiServer
15 2 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 194 (19.30%) Microsoft Office
2 60 (5.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (2.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.60%) Acrobat
5 4 (0.40%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.30%) Gliffy
7 2 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.100%) Maya
8 1 (0.100%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 9 (0.90%) Salerio
2 6 (0.60%) Eikon
2 6 (0.60%) Elite 3E
3 4 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.20%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.20%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.100%) Carpe Diem
6 1 (0.100%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.100%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 423 (42.09%) Office 365
2 279 (27.76%) Azure
3 136 (13.53%) AWS
4 63 (6.27%) Azure Active Directory
5 26 (2.59%) IaaS
6 23 (2.29%) GCP
6 23 (2.29%) PaaS
7 22 (2.19%) Mimecast
8 19 (1.89%) Power Platform
9 12 (1.19%) SaaS
10 10 (1.00%) GitHub
11 9 (0.90%) Azure Data Factory
11 9 (0.90%) G Suite
12 8 (0.80%) Slack
13 7 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (0.60%) OneDrive
15 5 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
15 5 (0.50%) Heroku
15 5 (0.50%) Serverless
15 5 (0.50%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 135 (13.43%) TCP/IP
2 125 (12.44%) Firewall
3 115 (11.44%) DNS
4 88 (8.76%) DHCP
5 62 (6.17%) Skype
6 55 (5.47%) LAN
7 52 (5.17%) VoIP
8 48 (4.78%) SAN
9 45 (4.48%) VPN
10 43 (4.28%) WAN
11 35 (3.48%) Wireless
12 32 (3.18%) Remote Desktop
13 27 (2.69%) Internet
14 25 (2.49%) WebEx
15 23 (2.29%) Wi-Fi
16 21 (2.09%) VLAN
17 20 (1.99%) BGP
17 20 (1.99%) Unified Communications
18 16 (1.59%) NetScaler
18 16 (1.59%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (11.24%) SQL Server
2 19 (1.89%) MySQL
2 19 (1.89%) Power BI
3 18 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 17 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (1.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 14 (1.39%) NoSQL
6 14 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (1.29%) Oracle Database
8 12 (1.19%) Relational Database
9 11 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
10 10 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
11 9 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
12 8 (0.80%) Data Lake
12 8 (0.80%) Oracle Database 12c
13 6 (0.60%) Redis
14 5 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 42 (4.18%) JIRA
2 24 (2.39%) Git (software)
3 21 (2.09%) Jenkins
4 16 (1.59%) Visual Studio
5 14 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
5 14 (1.39%) TeamCity
6 8 (0.80%) Bitbucket
6 8 (0.80%) GitLab
7 7 (0.70%) Selenium
7 7 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.60%) Maven
8 6 (0.60%) Subversion
8 6 (0.60%) WinDbg
9 5 (0.50%) GCC
9 5 (0.50%) InstallShield
9 5 (0.50%) MSI
9 5 (0.50%) PHPUnit
9 5 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (0.40%) Postman
10 4 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 320 (31.84%) Finance
2 52 (5.17%) Law
3 47 (4.68%) Banking
4 28 (2.79%) Front Office
5 23 (2.29%) Legal
6 18 (1.79%) Telecoms
7 17 (1.69%) Marketing
8 14 (1.39%) Advertising
8 14 (1.39%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.09%) Back Office
9 11 (1.09%) Retail
10 9 (0.90%) Games
11 8 (0.80%) French Language
12 6 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.50%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.50%) Public Sector
14 3 (0.30%) Billing
15 2 (0.20%) Electronics
15 2 (0.20%) Housing Association
15 2 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 237 (23.58%) Analyst
2 160 (15.92%) Support Engineer
3 145 (14.43%) Support Analyst
4 121 (12.04%) IT Support
5 95 (9.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 89 (8.86%) Desktop Support
7 77 (7.66%) IT Analyst
8 71 (7.06%) Developer
9 65 (6.47%) 2nd Line Support
10 62 (6.17%) Administrator
11 60 (5.97%) IT Engineer
12 58 (5.77%) Service Analyst
13 54 (5.37%) IT Support Analyst
14 44 (4.38%) Architect
14 44 (4.38%) Service Desk Analyst
15 43 (4.28%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 42 (4.18%) IT Support Engineer
17 37 (3.68%) Systems Administrator
18 36 (3.58%) Desktop Analyst
18 36 (3.58%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (6.07%) .NET
2 39 (3.88%) HTML
3 30 (2.99%) CSS
3 30 (2.99%) Web Services
4 27 (2.69%) Node.js
5 25 (2.49%) ASP.NET
6 17 (1.69%) Kafka
7 16 (1.59%) REST
7 16 (1.59%) WebSockets
8 15 (1.49%) jQuery
9 14 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (1.19%) RESTful
10 12 (1.19%) Spring
11 11 (1.09%) Vue.js
12 10 (1.00%) AngularJS
12 10 (1.00%) Elastic Stack
12 10 (1.00%) Spring Boot
13 9 (0.90%) HTML5
13 9 (0.90%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 65 (6.47%) Video Conferencing
2 60 (5.97%) Management Information System
3 55 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
4 53 (5.27%) Data Centre
5 37 (3.68%) Blackberry
6 36 (3.58%) iPhone
7 34 (3.38%) Self-Motivation
8 26 (2.59%) User Experience
9 25 (2.49%) Fixed Income
10 24 (2.39%) Hybrid Cloud
11 21 (2.09%) Public Cloud
12 18 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
12 18 (1.79%) iPad
13 17 (1.69%) Hedge funds
14 15 (1.49%) Replication
14 15 (1.49%) SWIFT
15 12 (1.19%) Clustering
15 12 (1.19%) Cyberthreat
16 11 (1.09%) CMDB
16 11 (1.09%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 392 (39.00%) Windows Server
2 312 (31.04%) Windows 10
3 237 (23.58%) Linux
4 175 (17.41%) Windows 7
5 120 (11.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 88 (8.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 83 (8.26%) Android
8 81 (8.06%) Windows Server 2016
9 79 (7.86%) Unix
10 56 (5.57%) Apple iOS
11 31 (3.08%) Mac OS
12 29 (2.89%) Mac OS X
13 20 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
14 19 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 18 (1.79%) Windows Server 2019
16 16 (1.59%) Windows 8
17 12 (1.19%) CentOS
18 9 (0.90%) Windows XP
19 7 (0.70%) Ubuntu
20 6 (0.60%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (17.61%) ITIL
2 135 (13.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 113 (11.24%) Problem-Solving
4 89 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (7.86%) Migration
6 78 (7.76%) DevOps
7 54 (5.37%) Line Management
8 50 (4.98%) Computer Science
9 49 (4.88%) Information Security
10 48 (4.78%) Project Management
11 47 (4.68%) Change Management
12 45 (4.48%) SIEM
13 43 (4.28%) Cybersecurity
13 43 (4.28%) Presales
13 43 (4.28%) Software Engineering
14 42 (4.18%) Incident Management
15 41 (4.08%) Analytics
16 39 (3.88%) Fintech
17 36 (3.58%) Proactive Monitoring
17 36 (3.58%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 237 (23.58%) PowerShell
2 136 (13.53%) SQL
3 97 (9.65%) Python
4 79 (7.86%) C#
5 64 (6.37%) JavaScript
6 60 (5.97%) Java
7 47 (4.68%) Bash Shell
8 24 (2.39%) Shell Script
9 20 (1.99%) C++
10 13 (1.29%) T-SQL
11 10 (1.00%) VBA
11 10 (1.00%) VBScript
12 8 (0.80%) Java 8
13 7 (0.70%) PHP
14 6 (0.60%) C
14 6 (0.60%) TypeScript
15 5 (0.50%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.40%) Groovy
16 4 (0.40%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.40%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 113 (11.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 96 (9.55%) Degree
3 74 (7.36%) MCSA
4 41 (4.08%) MCSE
5 39 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (3.18%) Computer Science Degree
7 29 (2.89%) MCP
8 24 (2.39%) CISSP
9 22 (2.19%) CCNA
10 18 (1.79%) MCITP
11 16 (1.59%) Security Cleared
12 14 (1.39%) CEH
12 14 (1.39%) CISM
12 14 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 12 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (1.19%) SC Cleared
14 9 (0.90%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 9 (0.90%) CCSP
15 8 (0.80%) CTC Cleared
16 7 (0.70%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (6.97%) SLA
2 30 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (1.59%) QA
4 13 (1.29%) NIST
5 11 (1.09%) GDPR
6 3 (0.30%) COBIT
6 3 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 451 (44.88%) Active Directory
2 175 (17.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (8.96%) Hyper-V
4 49 (4.88%) XenApp
5 48 (4.78%) XenDesktop
6 44 (4.38%) VMware ESXi
7 29 (2.89%) vSphere
8 23 (2.29%) Docker
9 19 (1.89%) Firmware
10 18 (1.79%) VirtualBox
11 13 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
12 9 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.50%) BitLocker
13 5 (0.50%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 5 (0.50%) Xen
14 4 (0.40%) DFS Replication
14 4 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
15 3 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
16 2 (0.20%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 143 (14.23%) SCCM
2 44 (4.38%) Microsoft Intune
3 37 (3.68%) Terraform
4 28 (2.79%) Puppet
5 26 (2.59%) vCenter Server
6 23 (2.29%) Kubernetes
6 23 (2.29%) SCOM
7 21 (2.09%) Ansible
8 17 (1.69%) Jamf Pro
8 17 (1.69%) Nagios
9 12 (1.19%) Grafana
10 11 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
10 11 (1.09%) WSUS
11 8 (0.80%) Microsoft Clustering
12 7 (0.70%) NetBackup
13 6 (0.60%) Perfmon
13 6 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 5 (0.50%) Backup Exec
14 5 (0.50%) vRealize
15 4 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 465 (46.27%) Microsoft
2 280 (27.86%) VMware
3 168 (16.72%) Citrix
4 106 (10.55%) Cisco
5 43 (4.28%) Oracle
6 40 (3.98%) Bloomberg
7 39 (3.88%) HP
8 33 (3.28%) Apple
9 32 (3.18%) Mitel
10 29 (2.89%) Reuters
11 28 (2.79%) Polycom
12 23 (2.29%) Google
12 23 (2.29%) Red Hat
13 20 (1.99%) Ivanti
13 20 (1.99%) ServiceNow
14 18 (1.79%) Avaya
14 18 (1.79%) LogicMonitor
15 17 (1.69%) Dell
15 17 (1.69%) ShoreTel
15 17 (1.69%) Veeam