Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 11 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1350 1532 2314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.27% 13.09% 13.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.35% 52.13% 52.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1236 1389 1989
City of London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £77,500
Central London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.11% - +5.56%

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 2354 2939 4397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 23.14% 25.12% 25.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2132 2658 3810
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 £31,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £90,000 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 +12 5 £32,000 -20.00%
Windows
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 536 (39.70%) Finance
2 535 (39.63%) Active Directory
3 534 (39.56%) Microsoft
4 488 (36.15%) Windows Server
5 378 (28.00%) Linux
6 366 (27.11%) SQL
7 347 (25.70%) VMware
8 321 (23.78%) SQL Server
9 300 (22.22%) ITIL
10 291 (21.56%) Citrix
11 256 (18.96%) Office 365
12 255 (18.89%) Windows 7
13 216 (16.00%) MS Exchange
14 205 (15.19%) VMware Infrastructure
15 203 (15.04%) Microsoft Office
16 201 (14.89%) Degree
17 197 (14.59%) Windows Server 2008
18 192 (14.22%) PowerShell
19 186 (13.78%) Firewall
20 185 (13.70%) Microsoft Azure
21 180 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
22 173 (12.81%) Java
23 162 (12.00%) .NET
23 162 (12.00%) Windows 10
24 147 (10.89%) Unix
25 146 (10.81%) SCCM
26 145 (10.74%) DNS
27 143 (10.59%) C#
28 141 (10.44%) DevOps
29 135 (10.00%) Python

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
1 216 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 114 (8.44%) SharePoint
3 104 (7.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 89 (6.59%) IIS
5 61 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 43 (3.19%) JBoss
7 40 (2.96%) Skype for Business
7 40 (2.96%) Tomcat
8 26 (1.93%) Confluence
9 23 (1.70%) WebLogic
10 21 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 20 (1.48%) Apache
12 18 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
12 18 (1.33%) WebSphere
13 16 (1.19%) WordPress
14 14 (1.04%) Anypoint
14 14 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
15 13 (0.96%) CMS
15 13 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
16 12 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 203 (15.04%) Microsoft Office
2 46 (3.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (1.63%) MS Visio
4 21 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
5 16 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.15%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.15%) Final Cut Pro
6 2 (0.15%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.074%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.074%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.074%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.074%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 16 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.74%) MetaTrader
3 9 (0.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 6 (0.44%) Eikon
5 4 (0.30%) ReMetrica
5 4 (0.30%) thinkFolio
6 3 (0.22%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.22%) Workday HCM
7 2 (0.15%) iTrent
7 2 (0.15%) Relativity
7 2 (0.15%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.15%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.074%) Eze OMS
8 1 (0.074%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.074%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.074%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.074%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.074%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 256 (18.96%) Office 365
2 185 (13.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 125 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (2.44%) IaaS
5 24 (1.78%) SaaS
6 23 (1.70%) Azure Active Directory
6 23 (1.70%) PaaS
7 20 (1.48%) GitHub
8 15 (1.11%) Mimecast
9 11 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
9 11 (0.81%) OneDrive
10 9 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
11 8 (0.59%) Dropbox
12 7 (0.52%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (0.44%) Yammer
14 5 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
15 4 (0.30%) Google Drive
15 4 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 186 (13.78%) Firewall
2 145 (10.74%) DNS
3 131 (9.70%) SAN
4 126 (9.33%) TCP/IP
5 98 (7.26%) DHCP
6 75 (5.56%) WAN
7 72 (5.33%) LAN
8 63 (4.67%) VPN
9 61 (4.52%) Internet
10 39 (2.89%) Skype
10 39 (2.89%) VoIP
11 37 (2.74%) Wireless
12 36 (2.67%) NetScaler
13 30 (2.22%) Network Security
14 28 (2.07%) VLAN
15 27 (2.00%) FTP
16 26 (1.93%) HTTP
17 19 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
17 19 (1.41%) SSL
18 18 (1.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 321 (23.78%) SQL Server
2 78 (5.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 70 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 63 (4.67%) MySQL
5 59 (4.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 51 (3.78%) Relational Database
7 36 (2.67%) Oracle BI EE
8 35 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 31 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 24 (1.78%) RDBMS
11 20 (1.48%) Crystal Reports
12 19 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
12 19 (1.41%) MS Access
13 18 (1.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 15 (1.11%) EDRMS
15 14 (1.04%) DTS
15 14 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
16 13 (0.96%) NoSQL
17 10 (0.74%) MongoDB
18 9 (0.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 74 (5.48%) JIRA
2 61 (4.52%) Git (software)
3 57 (4.22%) Jenkins
4 51 (3.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 46 (3.41%) Visual Studio
6 44 (3.26%) TeamCity
7 37 (2.74%) Octopus Deploy
8 19 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 16 (1.19%) Subversion
10 15 (1.11%) Mocha
11 13 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (0.89%) Cucumber
13 11 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 10 (0.74%) NUnit
14 10 (0.74%) Selenium
15 9 (0.67%) MSI
15 9 (0.67%) NuGet
16 8 (0.59%) Bitbucket
16 8 (0.59%) Gatling
16 8 (0.59%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 536 (39.70%) Finance
2 132 (9.78%) Banking
3 51 (3.78%) Legal
4 47 (3.48%) Front Office
5 36 (2.67%) Back Office
5 36 (2.67%) Law
6 30 (2.22%) Investment Banking
7 28 (2.07%) Telecoms
8 27 (2.00%) Advertising
9 20 (1.48%) Financial Institution
10 18 (1.33%) Retail
11 15 (1.11%) Publishing
12 13 (0.96%) Billing
12 13 (0.96%) Marketing
13 10 (0.74%) French Language
13 10 (0.74%) Games
14 9 (0.67%) Military
15 6 (0.44%) Dutch Language
15 6 (0.44%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 285 (21.11%) Analyst
2 157 (11.63%) Support Engineer
3 149 (11.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 144 (10.67%) Developer
5 124 (9.19%) Support Analyst
6 91 (6.74%) IT Support
7 88 (6.52%) Desktop Support
8 72 (5.33%) Windows Engineer
9 61 (4.52%) Service Analyst
10 57 (4.22%) 2nd Line Support
11 55 (4.07%) Applications Support
12 50 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
13 49 (3.63%) DevOps Engineer
14 48 (3.56%) Administrator
14 48 (3.56%) IT Engineer
15 47 (3.48%) C# Developer
16 45 (3.33%) Architect
16 45 (3.33%) IT Analyst
17 44 (3.26%) Desktop Engineer
18 43 (3.19%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (12.00%) .NET
2 89 (6.59%) HTML
3 69 (5.11%) Web Services
4 68 (5.04%) CSS
5 44 (3.26%) ASP.NET
6 39 (2.89%) XML
7 35 (2.59%) AngularJS
8 33 (2.44%) .NET Framework
9 27 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (1.93%) FIX Protocol
11 23 (1.70%) RESTful
12 22 (1.63%) WCF
13 21 (1.56%) Ajax
13 21 (1.56%) Node.js
14 20 (1.48%) ASP.NET Web API
14 20 (1.48%) jQuery
14 20 (1.48%) JSON
15 19 (1.41%) LAMP
15 19 (1.41%) WinForms
16 17 (1.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 87 (6.44%) Data Centre
2 70 (5.19%) Blackberry
3 69 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
4 64 (4.74%) Fintech
5 56 (4.15%) Management Information System
6 50 (3.70%) Computer Science
7 42 (3.11%) Replication
8 32 (2.37%) User Experience
9 31 (2.30%) iPhone
10 29 (2.15%) Client/Server
10 29 (2.15%) Clustering
11 28 (2.07%) Algorithms
12 26 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
13 25 (1.85%) Public Cloud
14 24 (1.78%) Video Conferencing
15 20 (1.48%) Hedge funds
16 19 (1.41%) Fat Client
16 19 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 19 (1.41%) Thin Client
17 18 (1.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 488 (36.15%) Windows Server
2 378 (28.00%) Linux
3 255 (18.89%) Windows 7
4 197 (14.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 180 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 162 (12.00%) Windows 10
7 147 (10.89%) Unix
8 59 (4.37%) Windows 8
9 45 (3.33%) Android
10 38 (2.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 32 (2.37%) Mac OS X
12 30 (2.22%) CentOS
13 28 (2.07%) Apple iOS
14 27 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 18 (1.33%) Ubuntu
16 14 (1.04%) Mac OS
17 13 (0.96%) Solaris
18 8 (0.59%) Debian
19 7 (0.52%) Windows XP
20 6 (0.44%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (22.22%) ITIL
2 141 (10.44%) DevOps
3 135 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (6.44%) Service Delivery
5 79 (5.85%) Project Management
6 73 (5.41%) Test Automation
7 67 (4.96%) Configuration Management
8 58 (4.30%) Continuous Integration
8 58 (4.30%) SDLC
9 53 (3.93%) Service Management
10 50 (3.70%) OO
11 49 (3.63%) Electronic Trading
12 48 (3.56%) Continuous Improvement
13 47 (3.48%) Open Source
14 46 (3.41%) Incident Management
15 45 (3.33%) Investment Management
15 45 (3.33%) ITIL V3
16 44 (3.26%) Mentoring
16 44 (3.26%) Migration
17 43 (3.19%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 366 (27.11%) SQL
2 192 (14.22%) PowerShell
3 173 (12.81%) Java
4 143 (10.59%) C#
5 135 (10.00%) Python
6 101 (7.48%) JavaScript
7 97 (7.19%) C++
8 91 (6.74%) T-SQL
9 65 (4.81%) Shell Script
10 58 (4.30%) Bash Shell
11 50 (3.70%) VB
12 41 (3.04%) PHP
13 37 (2.74%) Ruby
14 33 (2.44%) C
15 32 (2.37%) Perl
16 29 (2.15%) VBScript
17 12 (0.89%) TypeScript
18 11 (0.81%) Korn
19 10 (0.74%) Objective-C
20 9 (0.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 201 (14.89%) Degree
2 112 (8.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 57 (4.22%) MCSE
4 38 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (2.30%) CCNA
5 31 (2.30%) MCSA
6 30 (2.22%) MCP
6 30 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 29 (2.15%) Security Cleared
8 19 (1.41%) CISSP
9 16 (1.19%) SANS
10 15 (1.11%) GIAC
11 14 (1.04%) RHCE
11 14 (1.04%) SC Cleared
12 12 (0.89%) ISEB
12 12 (0.89%) Siebel Certification
13 10 (0.74%) GCIA
13 10 (0.74%) GCIH
13 10 (0.74%) MCDST
14 9 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (4.67%) SLA
2 26 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (1.56%) QA
4 13 (0.96%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.59%) SEPA
6 5 (0.37%) NIST 800
7 3 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (0.22%) MiFID
8 2 (0.15%) EMIR
8 2 (0.15%) FISMA
8 2 (0.15%) GDPR
8 2 (0.15%) PMO
8 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.074%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.074%) GCP
9 1 (0.074%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 535 (39.63%) Active Directory
2 205 (15.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 113 (8.37%) XenApp
4 112 (8.30%) Hyper-V
5 87 (6.44%) XenDesktop
6 61 (4.52%) VMware ESXi
7 54 (4.00%) XenServer
8 49 (3.63%) vSphere
9 40 (2.96%) Docker
10 39 (2.89%) Microsoft App-V
11 15 (1.11%) VMware Workstation
12 14 (1.04%) DFS Replication
12 14 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
13 13 (0.96%) Terminal Services
13 13 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
14 12 (0.89%) Xen
15 9 (0.67%) BitLocker
16 6 (0.44%) pfSense
16 6 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
17 5 (0.37%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 146 (10.81%) SCCM
2 69 (5.11%) Puppet
3 64 (4.74%) SCOM
4 50 (3.70%) Ansible
5 48 (3.56%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (1.70%) WSUS
7 20 (1.48%) SCOrch
8 19 (1.41%) Nagios
9 17 (1.26%) vRealize
10 16 (1.19%) XenMobile
11 15 (1.11%) Terraform
12 14 (1.04%) Backup Exec
12 14 (1.04%) vCenter Server
13 13 (0.96%) AirWatch
13 13 (0.96%) Nessus
14 12 (0.89%) HP Data Protector
15 11 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
15 11 (0.81%) NetBackup
16 10 (0.74%) CSIRT
16 10 (0.74%) Salt
Vendors
1 534 (39.56%) Microsoft
2 347 (25.70%) VMware
3 291 (21.56%) Citrix
4 122 (9.04%) Cisco
5 74 (5.48%) HP
6 61 (4.52%) Oracle
7 51 (3.78%) Sybase
8 46 (3.41%) Siebel
9 41 (3.04%) Apple
10 40 (2.96%) Dell
11 34 (2.52%) IBM
12 33 (2.44%) NetApp
13 32 (2.37%) Sun
14 31 (2.30%) Red Hat
15 30 (2.22%) 3PAR
16 28 (2.07%) EMC
17 27 (2.00%) OpenText
18 26 (1.93%) Google
19 23 (1.70%) AppSense
19 23 (1.70%) Symantec