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 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 10 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 775 907 1563
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.53% 12.88% 14.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.69% 50.78% 56.84%
Number of salaries quoted 688 824 1384
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £74,000 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.36% +1.38%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1417 1786 2750
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 26.58% 25.35% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1281 1627 2383
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 555 (40.04%) Microsoft
2 528 (38.10%) Windows Server
3 517 (37.30%) Active Directory
4 492 (35.50%) Finance
5 470 (33.91%) Linux
6 381 (27.49%) VMware
7 346 (24.96%) SQL
8 301 (21.72%) SQL Server
9 273 (19.70%) Citrix
10 262 (18.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 259 (18.69%) Windows Server 2012
12 251 (18.11%) ITIL
13 241 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
14 237 (17.10%) MS Exchange
14 237 (17.10%) Firewall
15 225 (16.23%) Cisco
16 223 (16.09%) PowerShell
17 213 (15.37%) Degree
18 211 (15.22%) DNS
19 204 (14.72%) Windows 7
20 176 (12.70%) Microsoft Office
21 168 (12.12%) DHCP
21 168 (12.12%) Banking
22 164 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
23 163 (11.76%) TCP/IP
24 158 (11.40%) IIS
24 158 (11.40%) Microsoft Certification
25 152 (10.97%) Office 365
26 149 (10.75%) Hyper-V
27 148 (10.68%) .NET

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
1 237 (17.10%) MS Exchange
2 158 (11.40%) IIS
3 97 (7.00%) SharePoint
4 92 (6.64%) Skype for Business
5 90 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 72 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 40 (2.89%) Apache
8 39 (2.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 38 (2.74%) Tomcat
10 36 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
11 33 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
11 33 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
12 25 (1.80%) JBoss
13 23 (1.66%) WebSphere
14 22 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
15 18 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
16 11 (0.79%) CMS
17 10 (0.72%) Alfresco
17 10 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
18 9 (0.65%) Confluence
Applications
1 176 (12.70%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (2.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.43%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.29%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.29%) InDesign
7 3 (0.22%) GNU Octave
7 3 (0.22%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.14%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 2 (0.14%) PTC Creo
8 2 (0.14%) Vectorworks
9 1 (0.072%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.072%) Revit
Business Applications
1 10 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.65%) Siebel Analytics
3 5 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.29%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.14%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 2 (0.14%) Maximo
6 2 (0.14%) OpenText MBPM
7 1 (0.072%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.072%) Magento
7 1 (0.072%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.072%) Retail-J
7 1 (0.072%) RMDS
7 1 (0.072%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.072%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 152 (10.97%) Office 365
2 144 (10.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 120 (8.66%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (3.10%) SaaS
5 28 (2.02%) IaaS
6 23 (1.66%) PaaS
7 19 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (1.37%) G Suite
8 16 (1.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 13 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 13 (0.94%) Amazon S3
9 13 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
10 12 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
10 12 (0.87%) GitHub
11 8 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
11 8 (0.58%) Route 53
12 7 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
14 5 (0.36%) Azure Machine Learning
14 5 (0.36%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 237 (17.10%) Firewall
2 211 (15.22%) DNS
3 168 (12.12%) DHCP
4 163 (11.76%) TCP/IP
5 141 (10.17%) SAN
6 115 (8.30%) LAN
7 111 (8.01%) WAN
8 99 (7.14%) VPN
9 69 (4.98%) VoIP
10 46 (3.32%) Skype
11 41 (2.96%) Internet
12 36 (2.60%) Cisco ASA
12 36 (2.60%) NetScaler
13 35 (2.53%) SMTP
14 34 (2.45%) NAS
14 34 (2.45%) SNMP
14 34 (2.45%) Wireless
15 33 (2.38%) Network Security
16 30 (2.16%) Intrusion Detection
17 29 (2.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 301 (21.72%) SQL Server
2 70 (5.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 52 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 52 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 48 (3.46%) MySQL
4 48 (3.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 40 (2.89%) Relational Database
6 33 (2.38%) NoSQL
7 26 (1.88%) Oracle Database
8 24 (1.73%) MongoDB
9 21 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
10 19 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
10 19 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
11 18 (1.30%) RDBMS
11 18 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
14 11 (0.79%) Big Data
15 10 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
15 10 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 62 (4.47%) JIRA
2 46 (3.32%) Jenkins
3 40 (2.89%) Git (software)
4 36 (2.60%) TeamCity
5 34 (2.45%) Visual Studio
6 26 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
7 22 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (1.44%) NUnit
9 18 (1.30%) SilkPerformer
9 18 (1.30%) SilkTest
10 16 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 15 (1.08%) Subversion
12 13 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 13 (0.94%) MSTest
13 12 (0.87%) Moq
13 12 (0.87%) Selenium
14 10 (0.72%) Cucumber
15 9 (0.65%) Gatling
16 8 (0.58%) MSI
17 7 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 492 (35.50%) Finance
2 168 (12.12%) Banking
3 54 (3.90%) Legal
4 43 (3.10%) Law
5 33 (2.38%) Front Office
6 29 (2.09%) Back Office
6 29 (2.09%) Telecoms
7 25 (1.80%) Investment Banking
8 24 (1.73%) Retail
9 20 (1.44%) Marketing
10 17 (1.23%) Publishing
11 16 (1.15%) Advertising
12 12 (0.87%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.58%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.51%) Electronics
14 7 (0.51%) Games
15 4 (0.29%) French Language
15 4 (0.29%) German Language
15 4 (0.29%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 268 (19.34%) Analyst
2 175 (12.63%) Support Engineer
3 143 (10.32%) Developer
4 119 (8.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 115 (8.30%) Support Analyst
6 97 (7.00%) IT Support
7 86 (6.20%) IT Engineer
8 83 (5.99%) 2nd Line Support
9 81 (5.84%) Windows Engineer
10 71 (5.12%) Administrator
10 71 (5.12%) Architect
11 57 (4.11%) Applications Support
12 55 (3.97%) Desktop Support
13 54 (3.90%) Service Analyst
14 49 (3.54%) IT Analyst
14 49 (3.54%) Service Desk Analyst
15 48 (3.46%) IT Support Engineer
15 48 (3.46%) Systems Administrator
16 43 (3.10%) C# Developer
16 43 (3.10%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (10.68%) .NET
2 94 (6.78%) HTML
3 66 (4.76%) CSS
4 59 (4.26%) Web Services
5 52 (3.75%) AngularJS
5 52 (3.75%) ASP.NET
6 45 (3.25%) XML
7 42 (3.03%) WCF
8 41 (2.96%) .NET Framework
9 40 (2.89%) Ajax
10 35 (2.53%) REST
11 32 (2.31%) ASP.NET MVC
11 32 (2.31%) jQuery
12 31 (2.24%) ASP.NET Web API
13 30 (2.16%) FIX Protocol
14 28 (2.02%) RESTful
15 26 (1.88%) Entity Framework
16 25 (1.80%) SOAP
17 24 (1.73%) HTML5
18 21 (1.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 100 (7.22%) Computer Science
2 82 (5.92%) Data Centre
3 79 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
4 77 (5.56%) Blackberry
5 65 (4.69%) Clustering
6 62 (4.47%) Management Information System
7 46 (3.32%) Public Cloud
8 44 (3.17%) Fintech
8 44 (3.17%) Hedge funds
9 39 (2.81%) Mobile App
10 38 (2.74%) PKI
11 32 (2.31%) Driving Licence
12 29 (2.09%) Equities
13 26 (1.88%) Linux Command Line
13 26 (1.88%) User Experience
14 22 (1.59%) Fixed Income
14 22 (1.59%) iPhone
15 21 (1.52%) Replication
16 20 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
17 19 (1.37%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 528 (38.10%) Windows Server
2 470 (33.91%) Linux
3 262 (18.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 259 (18.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 204 (14.72%) Windows 7
6 146 (10.53%) Windows 10
7 142 (10.25%) Unix
8 84 (6.06%) Windows 8
9 78 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 72 (5.19%) Android
11 59 (4.26%) Apple iOS
12 49 (3.54%) CentOS
13 48 (3.46%) Windows Server 2003
14 33 (2.38%) Mac OS X
15 32 (2.31%) Ubuntu
16 28 (2.02%) Windows XP
17 27 (1.95%) Solaris
18 23 (1.66%) Debian
19 20 (1.44%) Windows Phone
20 13 (0.94%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (18.11%) ITIL
2 164 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (8.66%) DevOps
4 73 (5.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 68 (4.91%) Project Management
6 62 (4.47%) Configuration Management
7 61 (4.40%) Mathematics
8 58 (4.18%) Incident Management
8 58 (4.18%) Information Security
9 55 (3.97%) Migration
9 55 (3.97%) SDLC
10 53 (3.82%) Service Management
11 52 (3.75%) MVC
12 51 (3.68%) Scrum
13 50 (3.61%) Continuous Integration
14 46 (3.32%) High Availability
14 46 (3.32%) Service Delivery
14 46 (3.32%) Software Engineering
15 45 (3.25%) Waterfall
16 42 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 346 (24.96%) SQL
2 223 (16.09%) PowerShell
3 136 (9.81%) Java
4 131 (9.45%) Python
5 116 (8.37%) C#
6 107 (7.72%) JavaScript
7 102 (7.36%) C++
8 60 (4.33%) T-SQL
9 50 (3.61%) Bash Shell
9 50 (3.61%) Shell Script
10 39 (2.81%) Perl
11 37 (2.67%) C
12 33 (2.38%) Ruby
13 31 (2.24%) VB
14 24 (1.73%) PHP
14 24 (1.73%) VBScript
15 18 (1.30%) Objective-C
16 17 (1.23%) VBA
17 10 (0.72%) TypeScript
18 7 (0.51%) XAML
Qualifications
1 213 (15.37%) Degree
2 158 (11.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 92 (6.64%) Cisco Certification
4 85 (6.13%) MCSE
5 50 (3.61%) CCNA
6 46 (3.32%) CCNP
7 39 (2.81%) ITIL Certification
8 37 (2.67%) MCP
9 34 (2.45%) MCSA
10 27 (1.95%) ISEB
11 26 (1.88%) MCITP
11 26 (1.88%) Security Cleared
12 25 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 23 (1.66%) CISSP
14 22 (1.59%) CISM
15 21 (1.52%) SANS
16 19 (1.37%) CCSP
17 18 (1.30%) GCIA
17 18 (1.30%) GCIH
18 14 (1.01%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (5.05%) SLA
2 40 (2.89%) QA
3 30 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.52%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.36%) MiFID
6 2 (0.14%) COBIT
6 2 (0.14%) ISO 8583
6 2 (0.14%) PMO
7 1 (0.072%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.072%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.072%) EMIR
7 1 (0.072%) GCP
7 1 (0.072%) ISO22301
System Software
1 517 (37.30%) Active Directory
2 241 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 149 (10.75%) Hyper-V
4 118 (8.51%) XenApp
5 77 (5.56%) vSphere
6 40 (2.89%) XenDesktop
7 37 (2.67%) Docker
8 26 (1.88%) XenServer
9 22 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
9 22 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
10 20 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
10 20 (1.44%) Virtual Servers
11 15 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 15 (1.08%) VMware ESX
12 11 (0.79%) Snort
12 11 (0.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 10 (0.72%) NFS
14 8 (0.58%) Xen
15 7 (0.51%) pfSense
15 7 (0.51%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 126 (9.09%) SCCM
2 72 (5.19%) Puppet
3 45 (3.25%) SCOM
4 43 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
5 37 (2.67%) Ansible
6 34 (2.45%) WSUS
7 27 (1.95%) vCenter Server
8 24 (1.73%) Nagios
9 22 (1.59%) Backup Exec
10 20 (1.44%) AirWatch
11 16 (1.15%) Kubernetes
12 15 (1.08%) Terraform
13 14 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
13 14 (1.01%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 13 (0.94%) Nessus
15 12 (0.87%) NetBackup
16 11 (0.79%) EMC VPLEX
16 11 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
16 11 (0.79%) OSSEC
16 11 (0.79%) Simpana
Vendors
1 555 (40.04%) Microsoft
2 381 (27.49%) VMware
3 273 (19.70%) Citrix
4 225 (16.23%) Cisco
5 110 (7.94%) Oracle
6 89 (6.42%) Red Hat
7 88 (6.35%) Apple
8 87 (6.28%) HP
9 82 (5.92%) NetApp
10 56 (4.04%) EMC
11 40 (2.89%) Google
12 37 (2.67%) Dell
13 32 (2.31%) Intel Security
13 32 (2.31%) Juniper
14 29 (2.09%) Veeam
15 27 (1.95%) Atlassian
16 26 (1.88%) Bloomberg
17 24 (1.73%) 3PAR
18 23 (1.66%) SolarWinds
19 22 (1.59%) Brocade
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefit package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
FT Select
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + bonus + company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Great Benefits + Projects
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £32000 - £50000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Unspecified + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent Training
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Source Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago