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

Microsoft Windows
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 13 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1,295 1,299 1,956
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.50% 12.28% 13.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.21% 49.98% 53.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,191 1,195 1,705
City of London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.15%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £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 2,304 2,599 3,643
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.24% 24.57% 25.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2,097 2,357 3,195
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% +1.94%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,550
90th Percentile £85,500 £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 21 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 21 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 +5 3 £65,000 +96.97% 1
Windows
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 536 (41.39%) Microsoft
2 518 (40.00%) Finance
3 511 (39.46%) Active Directory
4 459 (35.44%) Windows Server
5 379 (29.27%) VMware
6 348 (26.87%) SQL
7 322 (24.86%) Linux
8 304 (23.47%) Office 365
9 299 (23.09%) ITIL
10 291 (22.47%) SQL Server
11 281 (21.70%) Citrix
12 244 (18.84%) VMware Infrastructure
13 211 (16.29%) Microsoft Office
14 206 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
15 201 (15.52%) Windows 7
16 187 (14.44%) PowerShell
17 181 (13.98%) Firewall
18 179 (13.82%) MS Exchange
19 177 (13.67%) Windows 10
20 171 (13.20%) Degree
21 162 (12.51%) Windows Server 2008
22 161 (12.43%) Windows Server 2012
23 147 (11.35%) SCCM
24 141 (10.89%) .NET
25 138 (10.66%) DNS
25 138 (10.66%) Agile Software Development
25 138 (10.66%) DevOps
26 137 (10.58%) Cisco
27 136 (10.50%) C#
28 133 (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
1 179 (13.82%) MS Exchange
2 101 (7.80%) SharePoint
3 78 (6.02%) IIS
4 71 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 39 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2013
6 30 (2.32%) Skype for Business
7 27 (2.08%) Confluence
7 27 (2.08%) Tomcat
8 21 (1.62%) JBoss
9 14 (1.08%) Apache
10 13 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 11 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
12 10 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (0.69%) CMS
13 9 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
13 9 (0.69%) WebLogic
13 9 (0.69%) WordPress
14 8 (0.62%) Anypoint
Applications
1 211 (16.29%) Microsoft Office
2 48 (3.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (1.78%) MS Visio
4 18 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.62%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.077%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.077%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 16 (1.24%) MetaTrader
2 10 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.46%) Eikon
4 5 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (0.31%) ReMetrica
6 2 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
6 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.15%) Relativity
6 2 (0.15%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.077%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.077%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.077%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.077%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.077%) Summit
7 1 (0.077%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.077%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 304 (23.47%) Office 365
2 206 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 124 (9.58%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (2.55%) IaaS
5 25 (1.93%) GitHub
6 23 (1.78%) Azure Active Directory
7 22 (1.70%) SaaS
8 21 (1.62%) PaaS
9 12 (0.93%) Mimecast
10 11 (0.85%) G Suite
11 10 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (0.77%) OneDrive
12 7 (0.54%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
15 4 (0.31%) CloudFront
15 4 (0.31%) Dropbox
15 4 (0.31%) Google Drive
15 4 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 3 (0.23%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 181 (13.98%) Firewall
2 138 (10.66%) DNS
3 124 (9.58%) TCP/IP
4 112 (8.65%) SAN
5 96 (7.41%) DHCP
6 84 (6.49%) LAN
6 84 (6.49%) WAN
7 65 (5.02%) VPN
8 49 (3.78%) Internet
9 41 (3.17%) VoIP
9 41 (3.17%) Wireless
10 31 (2.39%) NetScaler
10 31 (2.39%) Skype
11 27 (2.08%) iSCSI
12 26 (2.01%) VLAN
13 23 (1.78%) Cisco ASA
14 22 (1.70%) Network Security
14 22 (1.70%) SSL
15 20 (1.54%) HTTP
16 19 (1.47%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 291 (22.47%) SQL Server
2 58 (4.48%) MySQL
3 56 (4.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 52 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 41 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 40 (3.09%) Oracle BI EE
7 37 (2.86%) Relational Database
8 30 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 22 (1.70%) Crystal Reports
9 22 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 21 (1.62%) BusinessObjects
11 20 (1.54%) RDBMS
12 18 (1.39%) MS Access
13 11 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
13 11 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
14 9 (0.69%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 9 (0.69%) Cosmos DB
14 9 (0.69%) EDRMS
14 9 (0.69%) MongoDB
14 9 (0.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 68 (5.25%) JIRA
2 63 (4.86%) Git (software)
3 54 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 47 (3.63%) Visual Studio
5 43 (3.32%) Jenkins
6 42 (3.24%) TeamCity
7 25 (1.93%) Octopus Deploy
8 21 (1.62%) Subversion
9 15 (1.16%) NuGet
10 14 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 13 (1.00%) Eclipse
11 13 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
12 12 (0.93%) IntelliJ
12 12 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 11 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 10 (0.77%) Cucumber
15 9 (0.69%) Maven
15 9 (0.69%) Selenium
16 8 (0.62%) MSI
16 8 (0.62%) NUnit
General
1 518 (40.00%) Finance
2 100 (7.72%) Banking
3 61 (4.71%) Legal
4 60 (4.63%) Law
5 46 (3.55%) Front Office
6 38 (2.93%) Back Office
7 35 (2.70%) Advertising
8 25 (1.93%) Investment Banking
9 23 (1.78%) Retail
9 23 (1.78%) Telecoms
10 17 (1.31%) Billing
10 17 (1.31%) Financial Institution
11 16 (1.24%) Publishing
12 12 (0.93%) Military
13 11 (0.85%) Marketing
14 8 (0.62%) Games
15 7 (0.54%) French Language
16 5 (0.39%) Dutch Language
17 4 (0.31%) Spanish Language
18 3 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 267 (20.62%) Analyst
2 157 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 156 (12.05%) Support Engineer
4 128 (9.88%) Developer
5 117 (9.03%) Support Analyst
6 96 (7.41%) Desktop Support
7 83 (6.41%) Windows Engineer
8 66 (5.10%) IT Support
9 55 (4.25%) Desktop Engineer
10 54 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
11 52 (4.02%) Service Analyst
12 51 (3.94%) C# Developer
12 51 (3.94%) DevOps Engineer
13 50 (3.86%) Architect
14 49 (3.78%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 46 (3.55%) IT Engineer
16 44 (3.40%) Administrator
16 44 (3.40%) Applications Support
17 43 (3.32%) Technical Analyst
18 41 (3.17%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (10.89%) .NET
2 73 (5.64%) HTML
2 73 (5.64%) Web Services
3 52 (4.02%) CSS
4 46 (3.55%) ASP.NET
5 41 (3.17%) XML
6 31 (2.39%) AngularJS
7 29 (2.24%) ASP.NET Web API
7 29 (2.24%) REST
8 26 (2.01%) FIX Protocol
9 24 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (1.70%) JSON
11 20 (1.54%) HTML5
11 20 (1.54%) jQuery
11 20 (1.54%) Node.js
12 19 (1.47%) .NET Framework
12 19 (1.47%) RESTful
12 19 (1.47%) WPF
13 16 (1.24%) SOAP
14 15 (1.16%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 83 (6.41%) Data Centre
2 71 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (4.71%) Fintech
4 52 (4.02%) Blackberry
5 51 (3.94%) Computer Science
6 48 (3.71%) Management Information System
7 40 (3.09%) Replication
7 40 (3.09%) User Experience
8 39 (3.01%) Clustering
9 31 (2.39%) iPhone
10 28 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
10 28 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 27 (2.08%) Public Cloud
12 25 (1.93%) Client/Server
13 21 (1.62%) Video Conferencing
14 20 (1.54%) Driving Licence
14 20 (1.54%) Hedge funds
15 18 (1.39%) Algorithms
15 18 (1.39%) Smartphone
16 17 (1.31%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 459 (35.44%) Windows Server
2 322 (24.86%) Linux
3 201 (15.52%) Windows 7
4 177 (13.67%) Windows 10
5 162 (12.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 161 (12.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 113 (8.73%) Unix
8 44 (3.40%) Android
9 41 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 36 (2.78%) Windows 8
10 36 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 33 (2.55%) CentOS
11 33 (2.55%) Mac OS X
12 21 (1.62%) Apple iOS
12 21 (1.62%) Mac OS
13 18 (1.39%) Ubuntu
14 11 (0.85%) Solaris
15 10 (0.77%) Debian
16 8 (0.62%) Windows XP
17 6 (0.46%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (23.09%) ITIL
2 138 (10.66%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (10.66%) DevOps
3 103 (7.95%) Service Delivery
4 83 (6.41%) Project Management
5 82 (6.33%) Configuration Management
6 67 (5.17%) Test Automation
7 54 (4.17%) Incident Management
7 54 (4.17%) Information Security
8 53 (4.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 53 (4.09%) Migration
9 52 (4.02%) Continuous Integration
10 50 (3.86%) Investment Management
10 50 (3.86%) Service Management
11 48 (3.71%) Performance Monitoring
12 47 (3.63%) Electronic Trading
12 47 (3.63%) SDLC
13 46 (3.55%) Change Management
13 46 (3.55%) Scrum
14 42 (3.24%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 348 (26.87%) SQL
2 187 (14.44%) PowerShell
3 136 (10.50%) C#
4 133 (10.27%) Java
5 116 (8.96%) Python
6 95 (7.34%) JavaScript
7 81 (6.25%) T-SQL
8 71 (5.48%) C++
9 63 (4.86%) Shell Script
10 48 (3.71%) Bash Shell
11 44 (3.40%) VB
12 35 (2.70%) Perl
13 28 (2.16%) VBScript
14 27 (2.08%) PHP
15 23 (1.78%) C
16 22 (1.70%) Ruby
17 8 (0.62%) VB6
18 6 (0.46%) Scala
18 6 (0.46%) TypeScript
19 5 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 171 (13.20%) Degree
2 105 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (3.55%) MCSE
4 34 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (2.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 30 (2.32%) CCNA
7 29 (2.24%) CISSP
8 28 (2.16%) MCSA
9 27 (2.08%) Security Cleared
10 19 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
11 18 (1.39%) SC Cleared
12 16 (1.24%) A+ Certification
12 16 (1.24%) MCP
12 16 (1.24%) RHCE
12 16 (1.24%) SANS
13 15 (1.16%) ISEB
13 15 (1.16%) MCDST
14 14 (1.08%) GIAC
15 10 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (0.77%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (4.79%) SLA
2 23 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (1.78%) QA
3 13 (1.00%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.77%) GDPR
5 8 (0.62%) SEPA
6 4 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.31%) 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 (0.077%) COBIT
9 1 (0.077%) EMIR
9 1 (0.077%) GCP
9 1 (0.077%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 511 (39.46%) Active Directory
2 244 (18.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 110 (8.49%) XenApp
4 102 (7.88%) Hyper-V
5 76 (5.87%) XenDesktop
6 61 (4.71%) VMware ESXi
7 38 (2.93%) Microsoft App-V
7 38 (2.93%) vSphere
8 36 (2.78%) Docker
8 36 (2.78%) XenServer
9 21 (1.62%) BitLocker
10 17 (1.31%) Terminal Services
11 16 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
12 14 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
13 13 (1.00%) Virtual Desktop
14 12 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
15 11 (0.85%) DFS Replication
16 8 (0.62%) Xen
17 6 (0.46%) pfSense
17 6 (0.46%) Snort
Systems Management
1 147 (11.35%) SCCM
2 65 (5.02%) SCOM
3 59 (4.56%) Puppet
4 48 (3.71%) Ansible
5 38 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (2.08%) SCOrch
7 21 (1.62%) WSUS
8 19 (1.47%) Nagios
9 18 (1.39%) Backup Exec
10 17 (1.31%) Nessus
11 16 (1.24%) Terraform
12 15 (1.16%) NetBackup
13 14 (1.08%) HP Data Protector
13 14 (1.08%) vCenter Server
14 13 (1.00%) Kibana
14 13 (1.00%) SCVMM
15 12 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
16 11 (0.85%) Failover Clustering
16 11 (0.85%) XenMobile
17 10 (0.77%) vRealize
Vendors
1 536 (41.39%) Microsoft
2 379 (29.27%) VMware
3 281 (21.70%) Citrix
4 137 (10.58%) Cisco
5 88 (6.80%) HP
6 48 (3.71%) Apple
6 48 (3.71%) Siebel
7 46 (3.55%) Sybase
8 38 (2.93%) Dell
9 32 (2.47%) Sun
10 31 (2.39%) Veeam
11 30 (2.32%) Red Hat
12 29 (2.24%) OpenText
13 28 (2.16%) Oracle
14 27 (2.08%) 3PAR
14 27 (2.08%) Ivanti
15 26 (2.01%) NetApp
16 24 (1.85%) EMC
16 24 (1.85%) Google
16 24 (1.85%) McAfee