Period
to 19 May 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 19 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 12 10
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1,261 1,326 1,401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.57% 12.47% 13.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.27% 57.28% 52.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,141 1,227 1,280
City of London median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +3.63%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,400 £27,500
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 2,241 2,315 2,675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.35% 21.77% 26.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2,007 2,116 2,413
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.19% +2.73%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £29,800
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £91,250
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 19 May 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 19 May 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 +1 11 £50,000 -23.08%
Moorgate - 11 £40,000 -
Windows
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 May 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.

1 523 (41.48%) Active Directory
2 505 (40.05%) Windows Server
3 498 (39.49%) Microsoft
4 467 (37.03%) Finance
5 325 (25.77%) Office 365
6 313 (24.82%) SQL
7 292 (23.16%) VMware
8 252 (19.98%) Windows 10
9 249 (19.75%) Linux
10 244 (19.35%) PowerShell
11 239 (18.95%) Firewall
12 232 (18.40%) Microsoft Office
13 223 (17.68%) Microsoft Azure
14 220 (17.45%) ITIL
15 214 (16.97%) SQL Server
16 199 (15.78%) Amazon AWS
17 197 (15.62%) VMware Infrastructure
18 192 (15.23%) Windows 7
19 185 (14.67%) DNS
20 169 (13.40%) Windows Server 2008
21 167 (13.24%) TCP/IP
22 160 (12.69%) .NET
23 158 (12.53%) Citrix
24 157 (12.45%) Degree
25 151 (11.97%) Windows Server 2012
26 149 (11.82%) C#
26 149 (11.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
27 148 (11.74%) Cisco
28 145 (11.50%) DevOps
29 142 (11.26%) 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
1 108 (8.56%) MS Exchange
2 101 (8.01%) IIS
3 78 (6.19%) SharePoint
4 42 (3.33%) Skype for Business
5 28 (2.22%) Umbraco
6 18 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (1.35%) IBM Notes
8 15 (1.19%) Apache
9 11 (0.87%) Tomcat
10 10 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
10 10 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (0.71%) OpenStack
12 7 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (0.48%) Confluence
14 5 (0.40%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
15 4 (0.32%) WordPress
16 3 (0.24%) CMS
Applications
1 232 (18.40%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (1.03%) AutoCAD
4 7 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.32%) Maple
5 4 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.079%) LaTeX
7 1 (0.079%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.079%) Revit
Business Applications
1 22 (1.74%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 14 (1.11%) Visualfiles
3 8 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.63%) Elite 3E
4 6 (0.48%) Eikon
5 5 (0.40%) Temenos T24
6 4 (0.32%) Carpe Diem
7 2 (0.16%) RMDS
7 2 (0.16%) Tradar
8 1 (0.079%) Aareon QL
8 1 (0.079%) Academy Housing
8 1 (0.079%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.079%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.079%) Lawson
8 1 (0.079%) OPENHousing
8 1 (0.079%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.079%) Orchard Housing
8 1 (0.079%) Salerio
8 1 (0.079%) Siebel CRM
8 1 (0.079%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 325 (25.77%) Office 365
2 223 (17.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 199 (15.78%) Amazon AWS
4 65 (5.15%) SaaS
5 50 (3.97%) IaaS
6 40 (3.17%) PaaS
7 39 (3.09%) Google Cloud Platform
8 31 (2.46%) Azure Active Directory
9 27 (2.14%) GitHub
10 22 (1.74%) Power Platform
10 22 (1.74%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 18 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
12 12 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
13 11 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
13 11 (0.87%) Mimecast
14 10 (0.79%) G Suite
14 10 (0.79%) Serverless
15 7 (0.56%) Amazon S3
15 7 (0.56%) Heroku
16 6 (0.48%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 239 (18.95%) Firewall
2 185 (14.67%) DNS
3 167 (13.24%) TCP/IP
4 142 (11.26%) DHCP
5 89 (7.06%) LAN
6 79 (6.26%) WAN
7 65 (5.15%) VPN
8 62 (4.92%) Network Security
9 57 (4.52%) SAN
10 56 (4.44%) VoIP
11 49 (3.89%) Wireless
12 48 (3.81%) Internet
13 46 (3.65%) Skype
14 37 (2.93%) SSL
15 32 (2.54%) Intrusion Detection
16 31 (2.46%) VLAN
17 27 (2.14%) BGP
18 26 (2.06%) HTTP
19 23 (1.82%) IPsec
20 19 (1.51%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (16.97%) SQL Server
2 53 (4.20%) MySQL
3 36 (2.85%) Relational Database
4 33 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 31 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 30 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
7 29 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 22 (1.74%) Power BI
9 21 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 21 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
10 20 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
11 18 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
12 17 (1.35%) NoSQL
13 12 (0.95%) Redis
14 11 (0.87%) Big Data
15 8 (0.63%) Oracle Database
16 7 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
16 7 (0.56%) Hadoop
16 7 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
16 7 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 48 (3.81%) TeamCity
2 41 (3.25%) Jenkins
3 37 (2.93%) Octopus Deploy
4 26 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 19 (1.51%) JIRA
6 14 (1.11%) Git (software)
6 14 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (1.03%) NUnit
7 13 (1.03%) Visual Studio
8 8 (0.63%) Eclipse
8 8 (0.63%) Subversion
9 7 (0.56%) Hudson
9 7 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 6 (0.48%) MSI
11 5 (0.40%) Maven
11 5 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (0.32%) ER Studio
12 4 (0.32%) ERwin
12 4 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (0.32%) PowerDesigner
General
1 467 (37.03%) Finance
2 108 (8.56%) Law
3 100 (7.93%) Banking
4 77 (6.11%) Legal
5 33 (2.62%) Financial Institution
6 31 (2.46%) Telecoms
7 28 (2.22%) Retail
8 27 (2.14%) Back Office
9 24 (1.90%) Advertising
10 22 (1.74%) Front Office
11 12 (0.95%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.63%) Marketing
13 3 (0.24%) French Language
14 2 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.079%) Games
15 1 (0.079%) Hindi Language
15 1 (0.079%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.079%) Publishing
15 1 (0.079%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 307 (24.35%) Analyst
2 162 (12.85%) Support Analyst
3 129 (10.23%) Developer
4 123 (9.75%) Support Engineer
5 111 (8.80%) IT Support
6 108 (8.56%) IT Analyst
7 103 (8.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 91 (7.22%) Desktop Support
9 82 (6.50%) 2nd Line Support
10 78 (6.19%) Administrator
11 68 (5.39%) DevOps Engineer
12 67 (5.31%) Applications Support
13 63 (5.00%) C# Developer
14 57 (4.52%) Windows Engineer
15 54 (4.28%) AWS Engineer
15 54 (4.28%) IT Engineer
15 54 (4.28%) Systems Engineer
16 49 (3.89%) Consultant
16 49 (3.89%) Service Analyst
17 48 (3.81%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (12.69%) .NET
2 71 (5.63%) HTML
3 68 (5.39%) ASP.NET
4 62 (4.92%) jQuery
5 58 (4.60%) CSS
6 56 (4.44%) AngularJS
7 48 (3.81%) Web Services
8 44 (3.49%) ASP.NET Web API
9 33 (2.62%) ASP.NET Core
10 26 (2.06%) XML
11 25 (1.98%) .NET Core
12 24 (1.90%) Node.js
13 22 (1.74%) JSON
14 20 (1.59%) .NET Framework
15 19 (1.51%) ASP.NET MVC
16 14 (1.11%) RESTful
16 14 (1.11%) Spring
17 13 (1.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 13 (1.03%) Entity Framework
17 13 (1.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 79 (6.26%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (4.28%) Fintech
3 52 (4.12%) Self-Motivation
4 48 (3.81%) Data Centre
5 46 (3.65%) Management Information System
6 41 (3.25%) Clustering
7 40 (3.17%) User Experience
8 37 (2.93%) iPhone
9 34 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
10 33 (2.62%) Blackberry
11 32 (2.54%) iPad
12 29 (2.30%) Smartphone
13 25 (1.98%) Robotics
14 23 (1.82%) Equities
14 23 (1.82%) Fixed Income
14 23 (1.82%) Public Cloud
15 21 (1.67%) PKI
16 18 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
17 17 (1.35%) Hedge funds
17 17 (1.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 505 (40.05%) Windows Server
2 252 (19.98%) Windows 10
3 249 (19.75%) Linux
4 192 (15.23%) Windows 7
5 169 (13.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 151 (11.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 113 (8.96%) Unix
8 64 (5.08%) Android
9 54 (4.28%) Apple iOS
10 34 (2.70%) Mac OS X
11 31 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 30 (2.38%) Mac OS
13 29 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
14 22 (1.74%) Windows 8
15 12 (0.95%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.48%) CentOS
16 6 (0.48%) Windows XP
17 4 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
18 3 (0.24%) Solaris
19 2 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (17.45%) ITIL
2 149 (11.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 145 (11.50%) DevOps
4 136 (10.79%) Problem-Solving
5 112 (8.88%) Migration
6 107 (8.49%) Information Security
7 100 (7.93%) Agile Software Development
8 73 (5.79%) Cybersecurity
9 69 (5.47%) Asset Management
10 65 (5.15%) Configuration Management
10 65 (5.15%) Project Management
11 62 (4.92%) Service Delivery
12 60 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
13 56 (4.44%) CRM
13 56 (4.44%) Presales
14 53 (4.20%) Computer Science
15 50 (3.97%) Change Management
16 48 (3.81%) Workflow
17 46 (3.65%) Analytics
18 43 (3.41%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 313 (24.82%) SQL
2 244 (19.35%) PowerShell
3 149 (11.82%) C#
4 89 (7.06%) JavaScript
5 79 (6.26%) Python
6 48 (3.81%) Java
7 34 (2.70%) Shell Script
8 27 (2.14%) Bash Shell
9 24 (1.90%) C
9 24 (1.90%) T-SQL
10 21 (1.67%) VB
11 18 (1.43%) C++
12 16 (1.27%) Ruby
12 16 (1.27%) VBScript
13 15 (1.19%) VBA
14 13 (1.03%) Go
14 13 (1.03%) Perl
15 12 (0.95%) VB.NET
16 11 (0.87%) PL/SQL
16 11 (0.87%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 157 (12.45%) Degree
2 77 (6.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 74 (5.87%) Cisco Certification
4 59 (4.68%) CCNP
5 54 (4.28%) CCNA
6 40 (3.17%) MCSE
7 33 (2.62%) CISSP
7 33 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
8 31 (2.46%) GIAC
9 26 (2.06%) CEH
10 24 (1.90%) MCSA
11 22 (1.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 20 (1.59%) Security Cleared
13 18 (1.43%) CCIE
13 18 (1.43%) GSEC
13 18 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
13 18 (1.43%) MCP
14 17 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 15 (1.19%) AWS Certification
16 13 (1.03%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (5.00%) SLA
2 36 (2.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (2.14%) WAI
4 23 (1.82%) Cyber Essentials
5 16 (1.27%) Solvency II
6 13 (1.03%) GDPR
7 9 (0.71%) QA
8 3 (0.24%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.16%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.16%) MiFID
10 1 (0.079%) COBIT
10 1 (0.079%) PMO
10 1 (0.079%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 523 (41.48%) Active Directory
2 197 (15.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 131 (10.39%) Hyper-V
4 54 (4.28%) XenApp
5 38 (3.01%) Docker
6 33 (2.62%) XenDesktop
7 23 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
8 19 (1.51%) VirtualBox
9 18 (1.43%) vSphere
10 16 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
11 12 (0.95%) Firmware
11 12 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
12 11 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
13 9 (0.71%) BitLocker
13 9 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (0.48%) VMware NSX
15 5 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
16 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 3 (0.24%) Terminal Services
17 2 (0.16%) NFS
Systems Management
1 128 (10.15%) SCCM
2 75 (5.95%) Puppet
3 71 (5.63%) Ansible
4 57 (4.52%) Terraform
5 42 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
6 36 (2.85%) SCOM
7 23 (1.82%) Kubernetes
8 20 (1.59%) Salt
9 18 (1.43%) Microsoft Clustering
10 17 (1.35%) Backup Exec
10 17 (1.35%) vCenter Server
11 14 (1.11%) Nagios
11 14 (1.11%) SCVMM
12 13 (1.03%) WSUS
13 11 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
14 10 (0.79%) Control-M
14 10 (0.79%) Packer
14 10 (0.79%) SCOrch
15 9 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
16 7 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 498 (39.49%) Microsoft
2 292 (23.16%) VMware
3 158 (12.53%) Citrix
4 148 (11.74%) Cisco
5 61 (4.84%) Oracle
6 47 (3.73%) Apple
7 41 (3.25%) CheckPoint
8 38 (3.01%) HP
8 38 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
9 33 (2.62%) Red Hat
10 32 (2.54%) Reuters
11 31 (2.46%) Bloomberg
11 31 (2.46%) Google
12 22 (1.74%) Adobe
12 22 (1.74%) iManage
12 22 (1.74%) Veeam
13 21 (1.67%) SaltStack
14 20 (1.59%) Fidessa
15 19 (1.51%) Ivanti
15 19 (1.51%) ServiceNow