Period
to 9 July 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 9 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Central London > City of London
6 months to
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 14 12
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 671 1,400 1,447
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 11.19% 13.38% 12.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.69% 57.21% 57.53%
Number of salaries quoted 587 1,322 1,322
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,800 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,500 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +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 1,227 2,447 2,515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.45% 23.38% 22.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,063 2,163 2,265
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £30,600
90th Percentile £91,250 £92,500 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +8.49%

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 9 July 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 9 July 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
Moorgate -5 3 £46,250 +15.63%
London Bridge -6 1 £57,500 +15.00%
Windows
Central London

For the 6 months to 9 July 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.

1 333 (49.63%) Microsoft
2 280 (41.73%) Active Directory
3 274 (40.83%) Office 365
4 253 (37.70%) Windows Server
5 234 (34.87%) Finance
6 212 (31.59%) Windows 10
7 205 (30.55%) Azure
8 177 (26.38%) VMware
9 172 (25.63%) Linux
10 151 (22.50%) PowerShell
11 129 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
11 129 (19.23%) Citrix
12 124 (18.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 115 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
14 113 (16.84%) ITIL
15 107 (15.95%) SCCM
16 103 (15.35%) AWS
17 100 (14.90%) Windows 7
18 86 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
19 83 (12.37%) MS Exchange
20 80 (11.92%) SQL
21 75 (11.18%) Python
21 75 (11.18%) TCP/IP
22 74 (11.03%) Firewall
22 74 (11.03%) Windows Server 2012
23 71 (10.58%) Problem-Solving
24 69 (10.28%) SQL Server
25 68 (10.13%) Migration
26 66 (9.84%) DNS
27 61 (9.09%) Cisco

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 83 (12.37%) MS Exchange
2 61 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 37 (5.51%) Skype for Business
4 35 (5.22%) IIS
5 33 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (1.19%) Apache
8 6 (0.89%) nginx
8 6 (0.89%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.75%) CMS
9 5 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.60%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.60%) Mendix
10 4 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.30%) Confluence
11 2 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 129 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (2.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.45%) Gliffy
6 2 (0.30%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.15%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.15%) InDesign
7 1 (0.15%) LightWave 3D
7 1 (0.15%) MODO
7 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.15%) Revit
7 1 (0.15%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 8 (1.19%) Salerio
2 5 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.75%) Eikon
3 4 (0.60%) Elite 3E
3 4 (0.60%) FastStats
3 4 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.60%) Unica
4 3 (0.45%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
5 2 (0.30%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.30%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 274 (40.83%) Office 365
2 205 (30.55%) Azure
3 103 (15.35%) AWS
4 61 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
5 30 (4.47%) IaaS
6 24 (3.58%) GCP
7 22 (3.28%) PaaS
8 20 (2.98%) SaaS
9 16 (2.38%) Mimecast
9 16 (2.38%) Power Platform
10 11 (1.64%) G Suite
11 8 (1.19%) Azure Data Factory
11 8 (1.19%) OneDrive
12 7 (1.04%) Heroku
13 6 (0.89%) Slack
14 5 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
14 5 (0.75%) GitHub
14 5 (0.75%) WhatsApp
15 3 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 75 (11.18%) TCP/IP
2 74 (11.03%) Firewall
3 66 (9.84%) DNS
4 48 (7.15%) DHCP
5 47 (7.00%) Skype
6 32 (4.77%) SAN
7 29 (4.32%) VoIP
8 26 (3.87%) VPN
9 20 (2.98%) LAN
10 18 (2.68%) WAN
11 16 (2.38%) Internet
11 16 (2.38%) Network Security
11 16 (2.38%) WebEx
12 15 (2.24%) NetScaler
13 14 (2.09%) Wi-Fi
13 14 (2.09%) Wireshark
14 13 (1.94%) Remote Desktop
14 13 (1.94%) Unified Communications
14 13 (1.94%) Wireless
15 10 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (10.28%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (1.94%) Power BI
3 13 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
4 12 (1.79%) NoSQL
5 10 (1.49%) MySQL
5 10 (1.49%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.19%) Data Lake
6 8 (1.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 8 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.04%) Redis
8 6 (0.89%) Big Data
9 4 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (0.60%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.45%) DTS
10 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 38 (5.66%) JIRA
2 15 (2.24%) Jenkins
3 11 (1.64%) Git (software)
3 11 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
3 11 (1.64%) Selenium
4 8 (1.19%) Bitbucket
4 8 (1.19%) Maven
4 8 (1.19%) TeamCity
5 6 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (0.75%) GitLab
7 4 (0.60%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.60%) Ranorex
7 4 (0.60%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.45%) Ant
8 3 (0.45%) Artifactory
8 3 (0.45%) Postman
9 2 (0.30%) GCC
9 2 (0.30%) Katalon Studio
9 2 (0.30%) PHPUnit
9 2 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 234 (34.87%) Finance
2 38 (5.66%) Law
3 31 (4.62%) Banking
4 17 (2.53%) Front Office
5 16 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.24%) Legal
7 13 (1.94%) Back Office
8 9 (1.34%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.04%) Marketing
9 7 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.89%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.75%) Advertising
11 5 (0.75%) Retail
12 4 (0.60%) Billing
12 4 (0.60%) Games
12 4 (0.60%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.30%) Housing Association
13 2 (0.30%) Mandarin Language
13 2 (0.30%) Public Sector
14 1 (0.15%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 142 (21.16%) Analyst
2 99 (14.75%) Support Engineer
3 89 (13.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 79 (11.77%) Support Analyst
5 57 (8.49%) IT Support
6 56 (8.35%) Desktop Support
7 41 (6.11%) IT Engineer
8 32 (4.77%) 2nd Line Support
8 32 (4.77%) Architect
9 30 (4.47%) Administrator
9 30 (4.47%) Applications Support
10 29 (4.32%) Developer
11 27 (4.02%) Service Analyst
12 25 (3.73%) Consultant
12 25 (3.73%) IT Analyst
13 24 (3.58%) Desktop Engineer
13 24 (3.58%) Windows Engineer
14 22 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
14 22 (3.28%) Service Desk Analyst
15 21 (3.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (5.81%) .NET
2 26 (3.87%) Node.js
3 15 (2.24%) HTML
4 13 (1.94%) CSS
5 12 (1.79%) WebSockets
6 10 (1.49%) FIX Protocol
7 9 (1.34%) Elastic Stack
7 9 (1.34%) Kafka
7 9 (1.34%) Web Services
8 8 (1.19%) Regular Expression
9 7 (1.04%) AngularJS
9 7 (1.04%) React
10 6 (0.89%) GraphQL
10 6 (0.89%) Redux
11 5 (0.75%) Apollo GraphQL
11 5 (0.75%) REST
11 5 (0.75%) SOAP
11 5 (0.75%) Vue.js
11 5 (0.75%) WPF
12 4 (0.60%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 51 (7.60%) Management Information System
2 39 (5.81%) Video Conferencing
3 36 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (4.02%) Data Centre
5 21 (3.13%) iPhone
5 21 (3.13%) Public Cloud
6 20 (2.98%) Greenfield Project
6 20 (2.98%) User Experience
7 19 (2.83%) CMDB
8 17 (2.53%) Blackberry
8 17 (2.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 16 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
9 16 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
10 15 (2.24%) Fixed Income
11 12 (1.79%) Derivative
11 12 (1.79%) SWIFT
12 10 (1.49%) iPad
13 8 (1.19%) Clustering
13 8 (1.19%) Private Cloud
13 8 (1.19%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 253 (37.70%) Windows Server
2 212 (31.59%) Windows 10
3 172 (25.63%) Linux
4 100 (14.90%) Windows 7
5 74 (11.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 58 (8.64%) Windows Server 2016
7 56 (8.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 41 (6.11%) Unix
9 35 (5.22%) Android
10 24 (3.58%) Apple iOS
11 22 (3.28%) Mac OS
12 19 (2.83%) Windows XP
13 18 (2.68%) Mac OS X
14 15 (2.24%) Windows Server 2019
15 8 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 7 (1.04%) Windows 8
17 6 (0.89%) Ubuntu
18 5 (0.75%) CentOS
19 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
20 3 (0.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (18.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 113 (16.84%) ITIL
3 71 (10.58%) Problem-Solving
4 68 (10.13%) Migration
5 58 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (8.05%) DevOps
7 45 (6.71%) Information Security
8 44 (6.56%) Service Management
9 40 (5.96%) Test Automation
10 35 (5.22%) Mentoring
11 32 (4.77%) ITSM
11 32 (4.77%) Project Management
12 31 (4.62%) Project Delivery
13 28 (4.17%) Incident Management
13 28 (4.17%) Presales
14 26 (3.87%) Analytics
14 26 (3.87%) Change Management
15 24 (3.58%) Line Management
15 24 (3.58%) Software Engineering
16 23 (3.43%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 151 (22.50%) PowerShell
2 80 (11.92%) SQL
3 75 (11.18%) Python
4 43 (6.41%) Java
4 43 (6.41%) JavaScript
5 40 (5.96%) C#
6 22 (3.28%) Bash Shell
7 10 (1.49%) TypeScript
8 9 (1.34%) T-SQL
9 8 (1.19%) C
10 7 (1.04%) Groovy
10 7 (1.04%) Shell Script
11 6 (0.89%) C++
11 6 (0.89%) Perl
11 6 (0.89%) Ruby
12 5 (0.75%) Scala
13 4 (0.60%) AWK
13 4 (0.60%) VBA
14 3 (0.45%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 86 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (7.60%) MCSA
3 43 (6.41%) Degree
4 34 (5.07%) MCP
5 31 (4.62%) MCSE
6 23 (3.43%) Security Cleared
7 22 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (3.28%) SC Cleared
8 17 (2.53%) CTC Cleared
9 16 (2.38%) CCNA
10 13 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 11 (1.64%) CISSP
12 11 (1.64%) MCITP
13 9 (1.34%) CISM
13 9 (1.34%) ISEB
14 6 (0.89%) CCIE
14 6 (0.89%) CCSA
14 6 (0.89%) JNCIA
14 6 (0.89%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.11%) SLA
2 17 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.64%) GDPR
4 10 (1.49%) QA
5 5 (0.75%) NIST
6 4 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.30%) COBIT
8 1 (0.15%) ISO 31000
8 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 280 (41.73%) Active Directory
2 115 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (7.90%) Hyper-V
4 44 (6.56%) XenApp
5 39 (5.81%) XenDesktop
6 31 (4.62%) VMware ESXi
7 27 (4.02%) Docker
8 15 (2.24%) Virtual Desktop
8 15 (2.24%) vSphere
9 10 (1.49%) Firmware
9 10 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (0.89%) BitLocker
11 5 (0.75%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 5 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (0.75%) Xen
12 4 (0.60%) DFS Replication
12 4 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.45%) VirtualBox
14 2 (0.30%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 107 (15.95%) SCCM
2 42 (6.26%) Microsoft Intune
3 27 (4.02%) Terraform
4 22 (3.28%) Puppet
5 20 (2.98%) Ansible
6 18 (2.68%) Kubernetes
7 15 (2.24%) vCenter Server
8 13 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (1.79%) SCOM
10 10 (1.49%) Nagios
11 9 (1.34%) Jamf Pro
12 8 (1.19%) Tivoli
13 7 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (1.04%) Microsoft Clustering
13 7 (1.04%) Tivoli Monitoring
14 5 (0.75%) Grafana
14 5 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
14 5 (0.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 5 (0.75%) WSUS
15 4 (0.60%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 333 (49.63%) Microsoft
2 177 (26.38%) VMware
3 129 (19.23%) Citrix
4 61 (9.09%) Cisco
5 41 (6.11%) HP
6 32 (4.77%) Apple
7 29 (4.32%) Bloomberg
8 28 (4.17%) Oracle
9 25 (3.73%) Dell
10 21 (3.13%) Google
11 19 (2.83%) Ivanti
11 19 (2.83%) Reuters
12 16 (2.38%) IBM
12 16 (2.38%) Mitel
12 16 (2.38%) Polycom
13 14 (2.09%) ServiceNow
14 13 (1.94%) Meraki
15 12 (1.79%) Red Hat
16 11 (1.64%) iManage
17 10 (1.49%) Avaya