Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 14 9
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1,315 1,301 1,995
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.54% 12.24% 13.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.34% 50.06% 53.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,210 1,196 1,738
City of London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.15%
10th Percentile £28,725 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,875 £77,500
Central London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.89% -5.26% +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 2,334 2,599 3,713
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.26% 24.45% 25.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2,130 2,356 3,258
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% +2.94%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £92,500 £86,250
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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +7 3 £65,000 +96.97%
Windows
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 546 (41.52%) Microsoft
2 523 (39.77%) Finance
3 520 (39.54%) Active Directory
4 471 (35.82%) Windows Server
5 385 (29.28%) VMware
6 353 (26.84%) SQL
7 328 (24.94%) Linux
8 307 (23.35%) Office 365
9 302 (22.97%) ITIL
10 295 (22.43%) SQL Server
11 286 (21.75%) Citrix
12 246 (18.71%) VMware Infrastructure
13 215 (16.35%) Microsoft Office
14 212 (16.12%) Microsoft Azure
15 204 (15.51%) Windows 7
16 193 (14.68%) PowerShell
17 184 (13.99%) Firewall
18 182 (13.84%) MS Exchange
19 180 (13.69%) Windows 10
20 177 (13.46%) Degree
21 162 (12.32%) Windows Server 2008
21 162 (12.32%) Windows Server 2012
22 152 (11.56%) SCCM
23 143 (10.87%) .NET
24 142 (10.80%) DevOps
25 140 (10.65%) C#
25 140 (10.65%) DNS
26 139 (10.57%) Agile Software Development
27 138 (10.49%) Cisco
28 135 (10.27%) Java

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
1 182 (13.84%) MS Exchange
2 104 (7.91%) SharePoint
3 80 (6.08%) IIS
4 72 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 40 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 30 (2.28%) Skype for Business
7 27 (2.05%) Confluence
7 27 (2.05%) Tomcat
8 22 (1.67%) JBoss
9 15 (1.14%) Apache
10 13 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 11 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
11 11 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (0.76%) WordPress
13 9 (0.68%) Anypoint
13 9 (0.68%) CMS
13 9 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
13 9 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 215 (16.35%) Microsoft Office
2 48 (3.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (1.75%) MS Visio
4 18 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.61%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.076%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.076%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 16 (1.22%) MetaTrader
2 10 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.46%) Eikon
4 5 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (0.30%) ReMetrica
6 3 (0.23%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
7 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.15%) Relativity
7 2 (0.15%) Workday HCM
8 1 (0.076%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.076%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.076%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.076%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.076%) Summit
8 1 (0.076%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 307 (23.35%) Office 365
2 212 (16.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 128 (9.73%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (2.59%) IaaS
5 25 (1.90%) Azure Active Directory
5 25 (1.90%) GitHub
6 24 (1.83%) SaaS
7 21 (1.60%) PaaS
8 12 (0.91%) Mimecast
9 11 (0.84%) G Suite
10 10 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
10 10 (0.76%) OneDrive
11 7 (0.53%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
14 4 (0.30%) CloudFront
14 4 (0.30%) Dropbox
14 4 (0.30%) Google Drive
14 4 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 3 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 184 (13.99%) Firewall
2 140 (10.65%) DNS
3 124 (9.43%) TCP/IP
4 114 (8.67%) SAN
5 97 (7.38%) DHCP
6 85 (6.46%) LAN
6 85 (6.46%) WAN
7 65 (4.94%) VPN
8 49 (3.73%) Internet
9 42 (3.19%) Wireless
10 41 (3.12%) VoIP
11 31 (2.36%) NetScaler
11 31 (2.36%) Skype
12 27 (2.05%) iSCSI
12 27 (2.05%) VLAN
13 23 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
13 23 (1.75%) Network Security
14 22 (1.67%) SSL
15 20 (1.52%) HTTP
15 20 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 295 (22.43%) SQL Server
2 60 (4.56%) MySQL
3 59 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 53 (4.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 41 (3.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 39 (2.97%) Oracle BI EE
7 38 (2.89%) Relational Database
8 30 (2.28%) SQL Server 2012
9 24 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 23 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
11 22 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
12 21 (1.60%) RDBMS
13 18 (1.37%) MS Access
14 11 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
14 11 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
15 10 (0.76%) EDRMS
15 10 (0.76%) MongoDB
16 9 (0.68%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
16 9 (0.68%) DTS
16 9 (0.68%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 69 (5.25%) JIRA
2 64 (4.87%) Git (software)
3 55 (4.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 48 (3.65%) Visual Studio
5 45 (3.42%) Jenkins
6 43 (3.27%) TeamCity
7 26 (1.98%) Octopus Deploy
8 21 (1.60%) Subversion
9 15 (1.14%) NuGet
10 14 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 13 (0.99%) Eclipse
11 13 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
12 12 (0.91%) IntelliJ
12 12 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 12 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 10 (0.76%) Cucumber
13 10 (0.76%) Selenium
14 9 (0.68%) Maven
14 9 (0.68%) NUnit
15 8 (0.61%) MSI
General
1 523 (39.77%) Finance
2 100 (7.60%) Banking
3 61 (4.64%) Legal
4 60 (4.56%) Law
5 47 (3.57%) Front Office
6 39 (2.97%) Back Office
7 35 (2.66%) Advertising
8 25 (1.90%) Investment Banking
9 23 (1.75%) Retail
9 23 (1.75%) Telecoms
10 18 (1.37%) Financial Institution
11 17 (1.29%) Billing
12 16 (1.22%) Publishing
13 12 (0.91%) Military
14 11 (0.84%) Marketing
15 8 (0.61%) Games
16 7 (0.53%) French Language
17 5 (0.38%) Dutch Language
18 4 (0.30%) Spanish Language
19 3 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 271 (20.61%) Analyst
2 160 (12.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 159 (12.09%) Support Engineer
4 129 (9.81%) Developer
5 120 (9.13%) Support Analyst
6 97 (7.38%) Desktop Support
7 84 (6.39%) Windows Engineer
8 68 (5.17%) IT Support
9 56 (4.26%) Desktop Engineer
10 54 (4.11%) 2nd Line Support
11 53 (4.03%) Service Analyst
12 52 (3.95%) Architect
12 52 (3.95%) C# Developer
13 51 (3.88%) DevOps Engineer
14 50 (3.80%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 47 (3.57%) IT Engineer
16 45 (3.42%) Administrator
17 44 (3.35%) Applications Support
18 42 (3.19%) IT Analyst
18 42 (3.19%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (10.87%) .NET
2 76 (5.78%) Web Services
3 74 (5.63%) HTML
4 52 (3.95%) CSS
5 46 (3.50%) ASP.NET
6 42 (3.19%) XML
7 31 (2.36%) AngularJS
8 29 (2.21%) ASP.NET Web API
8 29 (2.21%) REST
9 27 (2.05%) FIX Protocol
10 25 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 21 (1.60%) HTML5
11 21 (1.60%) JSON
12 20 (1.52%) jQuery
12 20 (1.52%) Node.js
13 19 (1.44%) .NET Framework
13 19 (1.44%) RESTful
14 18 (1.37%) WPF
15 17 (1.29%) SOAP
16 15 (1.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 87 (6.62%) Data Centre
2 72 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (4.56%) Fintech
4 54 (4.11%) Blackberry
5 53 (4.03%) Computer Science
6 50 (3.80%) Management Information System
7 40 (3.04%) Replication
7 40 (3.04%) User Experience
8 39 (2.97%) Clustering
9 32 (2.43%) iPhone
10 29 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
11 27 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 27 (2.05%) Public Cloud
12 25 (1.90%) Client/Server
13 22 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
14 20 (1.52%) Driving Licence
14 20 (1.52%) Hedge funds
15 19 (1.44%) Algorithms
16 18 (1.37%) Smartphone
17 17 (1.29%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 471 (35.82%) Windows Server
2 328 (24.94%) Linux
3 204 (15.51%) Windows 7
4 180 (13.69%) Windows 10
5 162 (12.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 162 (12.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 117 (8.90%) Unix
7 45 (3.42%) Android
8 41 (3.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 37 (2.81%) Windows 8
10 36 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
11 33 (2.51%) CentOS
11 33 (2.51%) Mac OS X
12 21 (1.60%) Apple iOS
12 21 (1.60%) Mac OS
13 18 (1.37%) Ubuntu
14 11 (0.84%) Solaris
15 10 (0.76%) Debian
16 8 (0.61%) Windows XP
17 6 (0.46%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (22.97%) ITIL
2 142 (10.80%) DevOps
3 139 (10.57%) Agile Software Development
4 106 (8.06%) Service Delivery
5 87 (6.62%) Project Management
6 84 (6.39%) Configuration Management
7 69 (5.25%) Test Automation
8 57 (4.33%) Incident Management
9 55 (4.18%) Continuous Integration
9 55 (4.18%) Information Security
9 55 (4.18%) Migration
10 54 (4.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 51 (3.88%) Investment Management
11 51 (3.88%) Service Management
12 47 (3.57%) Change Management
12 47 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
12 47 (3.57%) SDLC
13 46 (3.50%) Electronic Trading
13 46 (3.50%) Scrum
14 43 (3.27%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 353 (26.84%) SQL
2 193 (14.68%) PowerShell
3 140 (10.65%) C#
4 135 (10.27%) Java
5 115 (8.75%) Python
6 95 (7.22%) JavaScript
7 82 (6.24%) T-SQL
8 71 (5.40%) C++
9 63 (4.79%) Shell Script
10 50 (3.80%) Bash Shell
11 44 (3.35%) VB
12 35 (2.66%) Perl
13 29 (2.21%) PHP
14 27 (2.05%) VBScript
15 23 (1.75%) C
16 22 (1.67%) Ruby
17 9 (0.68%) VB6
18 6 (0.46%) Scala
18 6 (0.46%) TypeScript
19 5 (0.38%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 177 (13.46%) Degree
2 106 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (3.50%) MCSE
4 34 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 30 (2.28%) CCNA
7 29 (2.21%) CISSP
8 28 (2.13%) MCSA
9 27 (2.05%) Security Cleared
10 19 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
11 18 (1.37%) SC Cleared
12 16 (1.22%) A+ Certification
12 16 (1.22%) MCP
12 16 (1.22%) RHCE
12 16 (1.22%) SANS
13 15 (1.14%) GIAC
13 15 (1.14%) ISEB
13 15 (1.14%) MCDST
14 10 (0.76%) CEH
14 10 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (4.71%) SLA
2 23 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (1.75%) QA
3 13 (0.99%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.76%) GDPR
5 8 (0.61%) SEPA
6 4 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (0.23%) NIST 800
7 3 (0.23%) PMO
8 2 (0.15%) FISMA
8 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.15%) MiFID
9 1 (0.076%) COBIT
9 1 (0.076%) EMIR
9 1 (0.076%) GCP
9 1 (0.076%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 520 (39.54%) Active Directory
2 246 (18.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 113 (8.59%) XenApp
4 104 (7.91%) Hyper-V
5 79 (6.01%) XenDesktop
6 64 (4.87%) VMware ESXi
7 41 (3.12%) Microsoft App-V
8 38 (2.89%) Docker
8 38 (2.89%) vSphere
9 37 (2.81%) XenServer
10 21 (1.60%) BitLocker
11 17 (1.29%) Terminal Services
11 17 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
12 14 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
13 13 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
14 12 (0.91%) DFS Replication
14 12 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
15 8 (0.61%) Xen
16 6 (0.46%) pfSense
16 6 (0.46%) Snort
Systems Management
1 152 (11.56%) SCCM
2 68 (5.17%) SCOM
3 62 (4.71%) Puppet
4 49 (3.73%) Ansible
5 41 (3.12%) Opscode Chef
6 29 (2.21%) SCOrch
7 21 (1.60%) WSUS
8 19 (1.44%) Backup Exec
8 19 (1.44%) Nagios
9 18 (1.37%) Nessus
10 16 (1.22%) NetBackup
10 16 (1.22%) Terraform
11 15 (1.14%) HP Data Protector
12 14 (1.06%) vCenter Server
13 13 (0.99%) Kibana
13 13 (0.99%) SCVMM
14 12 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
14 12 (0.91%) vRealize
14 12 (0.91%) XenMobile
15 11 (0.84%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 546 (41.52%) Microsoft
2 385 (29.28%) VMware
3 286 (21.75%) Citrix
4 138 (10.49%) Cisco
5 89 (6.77%) HP
6 48 (3.65%) Apple
6 48 (3.65%) Siebel
6 48 (3.65%) Sybase
7 38 (2.89%) Dell
8 33 (2.51%) Sun
9 32 (2.43%) Veeam
10 30 (2.28%) Oracle
10 30 (2.28%) Red Hat
11 29 (2.21%) Ivanti
11 29 (2.21%) OpenText
12 28 (2.13%) 3PAR
13 26 (1.98%) NetApp
14 25 (1.90%) EMC
15 24 (1.83%) Google
15 24 (1.83%) McAfee