Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 10 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1,422 1,469 1,830
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.85% 14.20% 13.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.80% 55.43% 52.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,279 1,331 1,665
City of London median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% -3.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +3.16%

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 2,460 2,650 3,501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.24% 25.62% 25.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2,219 2,377 3,188
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year +4.55% +2.33% +7.50%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 9 £55,000 +71.88%
Windows
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 609 (42.83%) Microsoft
2 594 (41.77%) Active Directory
3 539 (37.90%) Finance
4 485 (34.11%) Windows Server
5 380 (26.72%) VMware
6 341 (23.98%) SQL
7 338 (23.77%) Linux
7 338 (23.77%) Office 365
8 326 (22.93%) PowerShell
9 317 (22.29%) Microsoft Office
10 302 (21.24%) Microsoft Azure
11 289 (20.32%) ITIL
12 265 (18.64%) Firewall
13 260 (18.28%) SQL Server
14 257 (18.07%) Windows 10
15 255 (17.93%) Windows 7
16 250 (17.58%) Citrix
17 223 (15.68%) DNS
18 220 (15.47%) Windows Server 2012
19 214 (15.05%) VMware Infrastructure
20 202 (14.21%) Windows Server 2008
21 200 (14.06%) .NET
21 200 (14.06%) C#
22 183 (12.87%) MS Exchange
23 181 (12.73%) Cisco
24 178 (12.52%) TCP/IP
25 177 (12.45%) DevOps
26 159 (11.18%) Amazon AWS
27 151 (10.62%) Degree
28 150 (10.55%) Agile Software Development

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
1 183 (12.87%) MS Exchange
2 84 (5.91%) Skype for Business
3 82 (5.77%) SharePoint
4 71 (4.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 71 (4.99%) IIS
5 68 (4.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 31 (2.18%) Tomcat
7 26 (1.83%) Confluence
8 21 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
9 18 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
10 17 (1.20%) Apache
11 15 (1.05%) JBoss
12 11 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 10 (0.70%) CMS
14 7 (0.49%) WebSphere
15 6 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
15 6 (0.42%) IBM Notes
15 6 (0.42%) SAS
15 6 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
15 6 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 317 (22.29%) Microsoft Office
2 65 (4.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 37 (2.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (1.55%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.70%) Adobe Captivate
5 10 (0.70%) Camtasia
6 8 (0.56%) Acrobat
7 6 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.14%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.070%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (1.20%) MetaTrader
2 13 (0.91%) Carpe Diem
3 10 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.56%) Eikon
5 7 (0.49%) Infor SunSystems
5 7 (0.49%) ReMetrica
6 6 (0.42%) Sage X3
7 5 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.21%) Elite 3E
9 3 (0.21%) iTrent
9 3 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
10 2 (0.14%) Sentinel
11 1 (0.070%) FLEXCUBE
11 1 (0.070%) Misys Opics
11 1 (0.070%) Sage 200
11 1 (0.070%) Temenos T24
11 1 (0.070%) thinkFolio
11 1 (0.070%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 338 (23.77%) Office 365
2 302 (21.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 159 (11.18%) Amazon AWS
4 66 (4.64%) Azure Active Directory
5 56 (3.94%) IaaS
6 38 (2.67%) SaaS
7 30 (2.11%) Mimecast
8 28 (1.97%) PaaS
9 17 (1.20%) G Suite
10 15 (1.05%) Slack
11 14 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
11 14 (0.98%) OneDrive
12 13 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
13 12 (0.84%) GitHub
13 12 (0.84%) NuGet
14 9 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 9 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
14 9 (0.63%) Serverless
15 7 (0.49%) Amazon S3
15 7 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 265 (18.64%) Firewall
2 223 (15.68%) DNS
3 178 (12.52%) TCP/IP
4 147 (10.34%) DHCP
5 125 (8.79%) WAN
6 121 (8.51%) SAN
7 112 (7.88%) LAN
8 98 (6.89%) VPN
9 87 (6.12%) Skype
10 48 (3.38%) Internet
11 46 (3.23%) VLAN
12 44 (3.09%) Wireless
13 35 (2.46%) VoIP
14 29 (2.04%) MPLS
15 27 (1.90%) Network Security
16 26 (1.83%) IP Telephony
17 25 (1.76%) Cisco IOS
17 25 (1.76%) NetScaler
18 23 (1.62%) Intranet
19 21 (1.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 260 (18.28%) SQL Server
2 48 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 44 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 34 (2.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 31 (2.18%) Relational Database
6 25 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 24 (1.69%) MySQL
8 23 (1.62%) Azure SQL Database
8 23 (1.62%) Big Data
9 20 (1.41%) RDBMS
10 19 (1.34%) Power BI
11 17 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
13 14 (0.98%) SQL Server 2016
14 13 (0.91%) Oracle Database
15 12 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 10 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
17 8 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
18 7 (0.49%) NoSQL
18 7 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 78 (5.49%) Git (software)
2 56 (3.94%) Jenkins
3 54 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 53 (3.73%) JIRA
5 52 (3.66%) Visual Studio
6 45 (3.16%) TeamCity
7 28 (1.97%) Subversion
8 23 (1.62%) Maven
9 22 (1.55%) MSBuild
10 19 (1.34%) Ant
11 18 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
12 17 (1.20%) CruiseControl
13 14 (0.98%) IntelliJ
14 12 (0.84%) CA Release Automation
14 12 (0.84%) Eclipse
14 12 (0.84%) Fiddler
14 12 (0.84%) NUnit
14 12 (0.84%) ReSharper
15 10 (0.70%) Plastic SCM
16 9 (0.63%) Selenium
General
1 539 (37.90%) Finance
2 120 (8.44%) Law
3 114 (8.02%) Banking
4 85 (5.98%) Legal
5 31 (2.18%) Financial Institution
6 27 (1.90%) Telecoms
7 25 (1.76%) Advertising
7 25 (1.76%) Investment Banking
8 23 (1.62%) Front Office
9 21 (1.48%) Retail
10 19 (1.34%) Back Office
11 17 (1.20%) Billing
12 14 (0.98%) Marketing
13 9 (0.63%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.49%) Military
15 6 (0.42%) Games
16 4 (0.28%) French Language
17 3 (0.21%) Dutch Language
17 3 (0.21%) Publishing
18 2 (0.14%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 313 (22.01%) Analyst
2 192 (13.50%) Support Engineer
3 146 (10.27%) Developer
4 145 (10.20%) Support Analyst
5 135 (9.49%) IT Support
6 128 (9.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 104 (7.31%) Desktop Support
8 102 (7.17%) IT Engineer
9 89 (6.26%) Service Analyst
10 79 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
11 73 (5.13%) IT Analyst
12 72 (5.06%) C# Developer
13 69 (4.85%) Administrator
14 67 (4.71%) .NET Developer
15 66 (4.64%) IT Support Engineer
16 60 (4.22%) Service Desk Analyst
17 58 (4.08%) Architect
17 58 (4.08%) Desktop Engineer
18 57 (4.01%) Windows Engineer
19 56 (3.94%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (14.06%) .NET
2 90 (6.33%) ASP.NET
3 81 (5.70%) HTML
4 76 (5.34%) Web Services
5 66 (4.64%) ASP.NET Web API
6 64 (4.50%) CSS
7 49 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 45 (3.16%) AngularJS
9 38 (2.67%) XML
10 33 (2.32%) jQuery
11 30 (2.11%) JSON
12 29 (2.04%) REST
13 26 (1.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 25 (1.76%) WCF
15 24 (1.69%) .NET Framework
15 24 (1.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 22 (1.55%) WinForms
17 21 (1.48%) RESTful
18 18 (1.27%) SOAP
19 16 (1.13%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 78 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (4.99%) Computer Science
2 71 (4.99%) Data Centre
2 71 (4.99%) Management Information System
3 55 (3.87%) Fintech
4 37 (2.60%) Blackberry
5 32 (2.25%) iPhone
5 32 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
6 30 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 30 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
7 26 (1.83%) Hedge funds
7 26 (1.83%) Replication
8 25 (1.76%) Mobile App
9 24 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
10 22 (1.55%) User Experience
11 21 (1.48%) Reinsurance
12 20 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
12 20 (1.41%) Public Cloud
13 19 (1.34%) Private Cloud
14 16 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 485 (34.11%) Windows Server
2 338 (23.77%) Linux
3 257 (18.07%) Windows 10
4 255 (17.93%) Windows 7
5 220 (15.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 202 (14.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 87 (6.12%) Unix
8 74 (5.20%) Android
9 53 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 50 (3.52%) Mac OS
11 48 (3.38%) Apple iOS
12 46 (3.23%) Windows 8
13 42 (2.95%) CentOS
14 41 (2.88%) Mac OS X
15 32 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
16 19 (1.34%) Solaris
17 17 (1.20%) HPUX
17 17 (1.20%) VMS
18 14 (0.98%) AIX
19 9 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (20.32%) ITIL
2 177 (12.45%) DevOps
3 150 (10.55%) Agile Software Development
4 137 (9.63%) Problem-Solving
5 114 (8.02%) Configuration Management
6 101 (7.10%) Migration
7 94 (6.61%) Information Security
8 92 (6.47%) Project Management
9 76 (5.34%) MVC
10 70 (4.92%) Cybersecurity
11 64 (4.50%) Continuous Integration
12 61 (4.29%) Change Management
13 60 (4.22%) Disaster Recovery
14 53 (3.73%) Analytics
14 53 (3.73%) Incident Management
15 50 (3.52%) Software Engineering
16 49 (3.45%) Service Management
17 48 (3.38%) Web Development
18 47 (3.31%) ITSM
18 47 (3.31%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 341 (23.98%) SQL
2 326 (22.93%) PowerShell
3 200 (14.06%) C#
4 107 (7.52%) Java
5 96 (6.75%) Python
6 83 (5.84%) JavaScript
7 70 (4.92%) T-SQL
8 52 (3.66%) Perl
9 50 (3.52%) Bash Shell
10 43 (3.02%) C++
11 30 (2.11%) Shell Script
12 29 (2.04%) C
13 19 (1.34%) VB
13 19 (1.34%) VBScript
14 17 (1.20%) PHP
15 13 (0.91%) VBA
16 12 (0.84%) Ruby
16 12 (0.84%) VB.NET
17 11 (0.77%) PL/SQL
18 5 (0.35%) Go
Qualifications
1 151 (10.62%) Degree
2 102 (7.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 83 (5.84%) CISSP
4 63 (4.43%) MCSE
5 46 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
6 43 (3.02%) MCSA
7 38 (2.67%) MCP
8 31 (2.18%) CCNA
8 31 (2.18%) CISM
9 26 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
9 26 (1.83%) MCITP
10 24 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
11 20 (1.41%) MCTS
12 19 (1.34%) Security Cleared
13 15 (1.05%) A+ Certification
13 15 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 14 (0.98%) CISA
15 13 (0.91%) CEH
16 12 (0.84%) CCNP
17 11 (0.77%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (3.80%) SLA
2 46 (3.23%) QA
3 45 (3.16%) GDPR
4 25 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials
6 9 (0.63%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.56%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 7 (0.49%) MiFID
9 5 (0.35%) PMO
10 3 (0.21%) WAI
11 2 (0.14%) GCP
11 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.14%) SEPA
12 1 (0.070%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.070%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 594 (41.77%) Active Directory
2 214 (15.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 133 (9.35%) Hyper-V
4 71 (4.99%) XenApp
5 55 (3.87%) VMware ESXi
6 53 (3.73%) vSphere
7 45 (3.16%) XenDesktop
8 42 (2.95%) Docker
9 25 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
10 23 (1.62%) XenServer
11 22 (1.55%) Virtual Desktop
12 20 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
13 11 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
14 8 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 6 (0.42%) LXC
15 6 (0.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 5 (0.35%) BitLocker
16 5 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
17 4 (0.28%) DFS Replication
17 4 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 135 (9.49%) SCCM
2 79 (5.56%) Puppet
3 67 (4.71%) Ansible
4 54 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
5 33 (2.32%) WSUS
6 28 (1.97%) Terraform
7 25 (1.76%) Nagios
8 24 (1.69%) SCOM
9 22 (1.55%) Kibana
10 20 (1.41%) Single Sign-On
11 18 (1.27%) Backup Exec
11 18 (1.27%) Perfmon
12 17 (1.20%) Kubernetes
13 14 (0.98%) vCenter Server
14 13 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
15 12 (0.84%) logstash
16 10 (0.70%) HP Data Protector
16 10 (0.70%) Jamf Pro
17 7 (0.49%) Salt
17 7 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 609 (42.83%) Microsoft
2 380 (26.72%) VMware
3 250 (17.58%) Citrix
4 181 (12.73%) Cisco
5 73 (5.13%) Oracle
6 71 (4.99%) Apple
7 61 (4.29%) HP
8 53 (3.73%) Red Hat
9 40 (2.81%) ServiceNow
10 35 (2.46%) Adobe
11 34 (2.39%) Veeam
12 33 (2.32%) Bloomberg
12 33 (2.32%) Dell
13 29 (2.04%) iManage
13 29 (2.04%) NetApp
14 28 (1.97%) Ivanti
15 27 (1.90%) Google
15 27 (1.90%) SolarWinds
16 23 (1.62%) Reuters
16 23 (1.62%) Splunk