Period
to 21 November 2018

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 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 10 11
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1,480 1,359 1,518
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.26% 13.23% 13.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.18% 57.34% 52.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,292 1,245 1,378
City of London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.71% +0.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £76,250
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% -

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 2,544 2,370 2,907
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.79% 23.07% 25.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2,243 2,146 2,632
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,125 £31,000
90th Percentile £93,500 £85,000 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £58,250 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.91% - +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 21 November 2018.

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 21 November 2018. 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 8 £51,250 +60.16%
Moorgate - 2 £42,500 -
Windows
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, 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.

1 650 (43.92%) Active Directory
2 620 (41.89%) Microsoft
3 593 (40.07%) Windows Server
4 566 (38.24%) Finance
5 389 (26.28%) Office 365
6 351 (23.72%) VMware
7 342 (23.11%) Linux
8 336 (22.70%) SQL
9 324 (21.89%) PowerShell
10 323 (21.82%) ITIL
11 322 (21.76%) Microsoft Office
12 319 (21.55%) Microsoft Azure
13 311 (21.01%) Firewall
14 253 (17.09%) Windows 10
15 252 (17.03%) SQL Server
16 246 (16.62%) Windows Server 2012
17 239 (16.15%) Windows Server 2008
18 235 (15.88%) Windows 7
19 230 (15.54%) DNS
20 226 (15.27%) TCP/IP
21 217 (14.66%) VMware Infrastructure
22 207 (13.99%) Citrix
23 206 (13.92%) MS Exchange
24 189 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
25 188 (12.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 181 (12.23%) .NET
27 172 (11.62%) DHCP
28 169 (11.42%) Hyper-V
29 164 (11.08%) Agile Software Development
30 163 (11.01%) DevOps

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
1 206 (13.92%) MS Exchange
2 88 (5.95%) SharePoint
3 75 (5.07%) IIS
4 63 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 52 (3.51%) Skype for Business
6 48 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 27 (1.82%) Apache
8 20 (1.35%) Tomcat
9 18 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
10 16 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (0.61%) CMS
12 8 (0.54%) Confluence
13 7 (0.47%) Umbraco
14 6 (0.41%) nginx
14 6 (0.41%) OpenStack
14 6 (0.41%) WebSphere
15 5 (0.34%) JBoss
15 5 (0.34%) SAS
15 5 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
16 4 (0.27%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 322 (21.76%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (1.28%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.68%) AutoCAD
6 7 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.14%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.14%) Houdini
7 2 (0.14%) Maya
7 2 (0.14%) NUKE
7 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.068%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 15 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.54%) Infor SunSystems
2 8 (0.54%) ReMetrica
3 7 (0.47%) Eikon
4 5 (0.34%) Salerio
5 4 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.27%) Elite 3E
5 4 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.14%) Carpe Diem
7 2 (0.14%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.068%) Maximo
8 1 (0.068%) MetaTrader
8 1 (0.068%) Misys Opics
8 1 (0.068%) PlanetPress Connect
8 1 (0.068%) Relativity
8 1 (0.068%) Sage 50
8 1 (0.068%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.068%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.068%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 389 (26.28%) Office 365
2 319 (21.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 189 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
4 63 (4.26%) SaaS
5 45 (3.04%) Azure Active Directory
6 37 (2.50%) IaaS
7 28 (1.89%) PaaS
8 27 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
9 24 (1.62%) G Suite
10 23 (1.55%) Mimecast
11 17 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
12 16 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
12 16 (1.08%) GitHub
13 15 (1.01%) Amazon S3
14 14 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
15 12 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 10 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 9 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
17 9 (0.61%) NuGet
17 9 (0.61%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 311 (21.01%) Firewall
2 230 (15.54%) DNS
3 226 (15.27%) TCP/IP
4 172 (11.62%) DHCP
5 108 (7.30%) VPN
6 103 (6.96%) LAN
7 99 (6.69%) WAN
8 95 (6.42%) SAN
9 69 (4.66%) Skype
9 69 (4.66%) VLAN
10 67 (4.53%) Internet
11 62 (4.19%) Network Security
12 50 (3.38%) VoIP
13 42 (2.84%) Wireless
14 24 (1.62%) NetScaler
14 24 (1.62%) Remote Desktop
15 21 (1.42%) IP Telephony
16 20 (1.35%) WLAN
17 19 (1.28%) FTP
17 19 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (17.03%) SQL Server
2 46 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 45 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (2.23%) Relational Database
5 32 (2.16%) SQL Server 2016
6 27 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
6 27 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 26 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 25 (1.69%) MySQL
9 20 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
10 18 (1.22%) RDBMS
10 18 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
11 15 (1.01%) Big Data
11 15 (1.01%) Power BI
12 14 (0.95%) MS Access
13 13 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
14 12 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 11 (0.74%) InfluxDB
15 11 (0.74%) Oracle Database
16 10 (0.68%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 47 (3.18%) Git (software)
2 46 (3.11%) Visual Studio
3 41 (2.77%) JIRA
4 39 (2.64%) Jenkins
4 39 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 37 (2.50%) TeamCity
6 31 (2.09%) Octopus Deploy
7 22 (1.49%) Subversion
8 17 (1.15%) Selenium
9 14 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
10 12 (0.81%) Hudson
11 11 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (0.54%) MSBuild
12 8 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
13 6 (0.41%) GitLab
13 6 (0.41%) Maven
14 5 (0.34%) Bitbucket
14 5 (0.34%) JMeter
14 5 (0.34%) Metasploit
14 5 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 566 (38.24%) Finance
2 105 (7.09%) Law
3 104 (7.03%) Legal
4 100 (6.76%) Banking
5 41 (2.77%) Telecoms
6 34 (2.30%) Back Office
7 31 (2.09%) Advertising
8 29 (1.96%) Financial Institution
9 17 (1.15%) Investment Banking
10 15 (1.01%) Retail
11 14 (0.95%) Marketing
12 10 (0.68%) Front Office
13 7 (0.47%) Games
14 6 (0.41%) Billing
14 6 (0.41%) Private Banking
15 3 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
15 3 (0.20%) German Language
15 3 (0.20%) International Banking
15 3 (0.20%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 308 (20.81%) Analyst
2 223 (15.07%) Support Engineer
3 169 (11.42%) IT Support
4 142 (9.59%) Developer
5 130 (8.78%) Support Analyst
6 128 (8.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 116 (7.84%) IT Engineer
8 112 (7.57%) Desktop Support
9 91 (6.15%) IT Analyst
10 83 (5.61%) IT Support Engineer
11 79 (5.34%) Administrator
12 71 (4.80%) Security Analyst
13 69 (4.66%) Service Analyst
14 65 (4.39%) .NET Developer
14 65 (4.39%) 2nd Line Support
15 64 (4.32%) DevOps Engineer
15 64 (4.32%) Windows Engineer
16 62 (4.19%) Systems Administrator
17 58 (3.92%) IT Support Analyst
18 55 (3.72%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (12.23%) .NET
2 65 (4.39%) ASP.NET
3 63 (4.26%) HTML
4 59 (3.99%) Web Services
5 45 (3.04%) CSS
6 44 (2.97%) jQuery
7 43 (2.91%) Elastic Stack
8 39 (2.64%) .NET Framework
9 38 (2.57%) AngularJS
10 31 (2.09%) WCF
11 29 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web API
12 28 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
13 26 (1.76%) XML
14 25 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 25 (1.69%) JSON
15 21 (1.42%) WPF
16 20 (1.35%) Entity Framework
17 19 (1.28%) WinForms
18 15 (1.01%) FIX Protocol
18 15 (1.01%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 97 (6.55%) Data Centre
2 95 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 61 (4.12%) Management Information System
5 56 (3.78%) Self-Motivation
6 45 (3.04%) Fintech
6 45 (3.04%) PKI
7 36 (2.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 36 (2.43%) Hedge funds
7 36 (2.43%) Mobile App
8 33 (2.23%) Replication
9 30 (2.03%) Clustering
10 25 (1.69%) Fixed Income
11 24 (1.62%) Video Conferencing
12 23 (1.55%) User Experience
13 22 (1.49%) Public Cloud
14 20 (1.35%) BYOD
14 20 (1.35%) Equities
15 18 (1.22%) Microsoft Licensing
16 15 (1.01%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 593 (40.07%) Windows Server
2 342 (23.11%) Linux
3 253 (17.09%) Windows 10
4 246 (16.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 239 (16.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 235 (15.88%) Windows 7
7 112 (7.57%) Unix
8 64 (4.32%) Android
9 53 (3.58%) Mac OS X
10 52 (3.51%) Apple iOS
11 49 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 48 (3.24%) Windows 8
13 39 (2.64%) Windows Server 2003
14 36 (2.43%) Mac OS
15 29 (1.96%) CentOS
16 18 (1.22%) Solaris
17 13 (0.88%) AIX
17 13 (0.88%) HPUX
17 13 (0.88%) Windows XP
18 12 (0.81%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (21.82%) ITIL
2 188 (12.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 164 (11.08%) Agile Software Development
4 163 (11.01%) DevOps
5 154 (10.41%) Problem-Solving
6 148 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
7 121 (8.18%) Information Security
8 95 (6.42%) Configuration Management
9 83 (5.61%) Migration
9 83 (5.61%) Penetration Testing
10 76 (5.14%) Project Management
11 68 (4.59%) Open Source
11 68 (4.59%) Scrum
12 66 (4.46%) Service Management
13 61 (4.12%) Analytics
13 61 (4.12%) High Availability
14 60 (4.05%) Service Delivery
15 59 (3.99%) SIEM
16 55 (3.72%) MVC
17 52 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 336 (22.70%) SQL
2 324 (21.89%) PowerShell
3 148 (10.00%) C#
4 114 (7.70%) Python
5 94 (6.35%) Java
6 89 (6.01%) JavaScript
7 64 (4.32%) Bash Shell
8 52 (3.51%) T-SQL
9 42 (2.84%) Perl
10 36 (2.43%) C++
11 23 (1.55%) Shell Script
12 21 (1.42%) PHP
13 17 (1.15%) PL/SQL
13 17 (1.15%) Ruby
14 16 (1.08%) C
15 13 (0.88%) VB
16 8 (0.54%) F#
16 8 (0.54%) VB.NET
16 8 (0.54%) VBScript
17 7 (0.47%) Go
Qualifications
1 130 (8.78%) Degree
2 99 (6.69%) CISSP
3 93 (6.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 70 (4.73%) Cisco Certification
5 59 (3.99%) MCSE
6 39 (2.64%) CEH
7 38 (2.57%) CISM
8 37 (2.50%) CCNP
8 37 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
9 36 (2.43%) CCNA
9 36 (2.43%) MCP
10 33 (2.23%) GIAC
10 33 (2.23%) MCSA
11 23 (1.55%) CCIE
11 23 (1.55%) GSEC
11 23 (1.55%) Security Cleared
12 22 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
13 19 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 18 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 16 (1.08%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (4.05%) GDPR
2 56 (3.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 51 (3.45%) SLA
4 32 (2.16%) Cyber Essentials
5 31 (2.09%) MiFID
5 31 (2.09%) QA
6 9 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 8 (0.54%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.54%) HIPAA
8 6 (0.41%) WAI
9 4 (0.27%) PMO
10 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.14%) COBIT
12 1 (0.068%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.068%) EMIR
System Software
1 650 (43.92%) Active Directory
2 217 (14.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 169 (11.42%) Hyper-V
4 74 (5.00%) XenApp
5 46 (3.11%) Docker
6 43 (2.91%) VMware ESXi
7 39 (2.64%) XenDesktop
8 26 (1.76%) vSphere
9 23 (1.55%) Snort
10 20 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
10 20 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
11 19 (1.28%) Virtual Desktop
12 17 (1.15%) XenServer
13 11 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
13 11 (0.74%) VirtualBox
14 10 (0.68%) BitLocker
15 9 (0.61%) Firmware
15 9 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 8 (0.54%) KVM
17 7 (0.47%) LXC
Systems Management
1 145 (9.80%) SCCM
2 84 (5.68%) Ansible
3 78 (5.27%) Puppet
4 69 (4.66%) Opscode Chef
5 65 (4.39%) SCOM
6 34 (2.30%) Nagios
7 31 (2.09%) Terraform
8 26 (1.76%) Backup Exec
9 25 (1.69%) Kubernetes
10 23 (1.55%) OSSEC
11 21 (1.42%) Microsoft Intune
11 21 (1.42%) WSUS
12 16 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
13 15 (1.01%) Kibana
13 15 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
14 13 (0.88%) logstash
15 10 (0.68%) Grafana
16 8 (0.54%) Jamf Pro
16 8 (0.54%) SCOrch
16 8 (0.54%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 620 (41.89%) Microsoft
2 351 (23.72%) VMware
3 207 (13.99%) Citrix
4 152 (10.27%) Cisco
5 94 (6.35%) Oracle
6 65 (4.39%) Red Hat
7 56 (3.78%) HP
8 52 (3.51%) Apple
9 44 (2.97%) Google
10 42 (2.84%) Splunk
11 40 (2.70%) Dell
12 37 (2.50%) ServiceNow
13 34 (2.30%) CheckPoint
14 31 (2.09%) Veeam
15 30 (2.03%) Ivanti
16 25 (1.69%) Symantec
17 24 (1.62%) Palo Alto
18 20 (1.35%) Bloomberg
18 20 (1.35%) Reuters
18 20 (1.35%) Sun