Period
to 24 July 2021

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 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 29 15 13
Rank change year-on-year -14 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 446 604 1,419
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 7.93% 11.02% 13.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.41% 54.61% 58.35%
Number of salaries quoted 383 528 1,285
10th Percentile £32,750 £28,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £43,000 £40,000 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £82,500 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year - +7.84% +2.00%

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 835 1,106 2,432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.84% 20.19% 23.60%
Number of salaries quoted 732 983 2,173
10th Percentile £38,750 £32,500 £29,000
25th Percentile £51,250 £45,000 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £87,500 £77,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £91,250 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Windows as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 July 2021.

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 24 July 2021. 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 £77,500 -
Windows
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2021, 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.

1 172 (38.57%) Microsoft
1 172 (38.57%) Azure
2 150 (33.63%) Microsoft 365
3 149 (33.41%) Active Directory
4 142 (31.84%) Finance
5 133 (29.82%) Linux
6 130 (29.15%) Windows Server
7 125 (28.03%) Social Skills
8 111 (24.89%) PowerShell
9 108 (24.22%) VMware
10 102 (22.87%) SQL
11 89 (19.96%) SQL Server
12 86 (19.28%) Windows 10
12 86 (19.28%) AWS
13 85 (19.06%) VMware Infrastructure
14 83 (18.61%) Python
15 80 (17.94%) DevOps
16 75 (16.82%) ITIL
17 61 (13.68%) Cisco
18 60 (13.45%) Firewall
19 59 (13.23%) Unix
20 58 (13.00%) Citrix
20 58 (13.00%) Management Information System
21 57 (12.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 54 (12.11%) Azure Active Directory
22 54 (12.11%) Ansible
23 53 (11.88%) Terraform
24 52 (11.66%) Agile Software Development
24 52 (11.66%) Problem-Solving
25 50 (11.21%) Docker

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 36 (8.07%) SharePoint
2 27 (6.05%) MS Exchange
3 15 (3.36%) IIS
4 12 (2.69%) Skype for Business
5 9 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (1.79%) Confluence
7 7 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.90%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.67%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (0.67%) SAS
10 2 (0.45%) nginx
11 1 (0.22%) Apache
11 1 (0.22%) ejabberd
11 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 50 (11.21%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.22%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.22%) Revit
Business Applications
1 4 (0.90%) Relativity
2 3 (0.67%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (0.67%) FastStats
2 3 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.67%) Temenos T24
2 3 (0.67%) Unica
3 2 (0.45%) AlphaBridge
3 2 (0.45%) Alphatax
3 2 (0.45%) Carpe Diem
3 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.45%) Farmplan
3 2 (0.45%) KEYPrime
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.22%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.22%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 172 (38.57%) Azure
2 150 (33.63%) Microsoft 365
3 86 (19.28%) AWS
4 54 (12.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 33 (7.40%) IaaS
6 22 (4.93%) Serverless
7 19 (4.26%) SaaS
8 16 (3.59%) Amazon EC2
8 16 (3.59%) PaaS
9 15 (3.36%) OneDrive
10 13 (2.91%) Amazon S3
10 13 (2.91%) AWS Lambda
10 13 (2.91%) Power Platform
11 9 (2.02%) GitHub
12 8 (1.79%) GCP
13 7 (1.57%) Mimecast
14 6 (1.35%) Amazon ELB
14 6 (1.35%) Azure Storage
15 5 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
15 5 (1.12%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 60 (13.45%) Firewall
2 45 (10.09%) DNS
3 44 (9.87%) VPN
4 42 (9.42%) DHCP
5 33 (7.40%) TCP/IP
6 23 (5.16%) SAN
7 16 (3.59%) WAN
8 14 (3.14%) Intrusion Detection
8 14 (3.14%) VLAN
9 13 (2.91%) Network Security
10 12 (2.69%) LAN
10 12 (2.69%) NetScaler
11 10 (2.24%) Internet
11 10 (2.24%) Wireless
12 9 (2.02%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (1.35%) VoIP
13 6 (1.35%) WebEx
13 6 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (1.12%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (19.96%) SQL Server
2 30 (6.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (6.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (5.16%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (3.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (2.91%) MongoDB
6 13 (2.91%) Power BI
7 12 (2.69%) InfluxDB
7 12 (2.69%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (2.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
9 8 (1.79%) NoSQL
9 8 (1.79%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.57%) Amazon RDS
10 7 (1.57%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.57%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (0.90%) SQL Server 2019
12 3 (0.67%) MySQL
13 2 (0.45%) KDB
Development Applications
1 36 (8.07%) Git (software)
2 34 (7.62%) Jenkins
3 28 (6.28%) JIRA
4 20 (4.48%) Octopus Deploy
5 16 (3.59%) TeamCity
6 14 (3.14%) Cucumber
6 14 (3.14%) Selenium
7 12 (2.69%) Bitbucket
8 11 (2.47%) GitLab
9 10 (2.24%) REST Assured
10 8 (1.79%) Artifactory
10 8 (1.79%) SoapUI
11 7 (1.57%) Postman
11 7 (1.57%) TestCafe
12 5 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.67%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.67%) IntelliJ
13 3 (0.67%) JUnit
13 3 (0.67%) Maven
13 3 (0.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 142 (31.84%) Finance
2 125 (28.03%) Social Skills
3 44 (9.87%) Legal
4 42 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (8.07%) Law
6 29 (6.50%) Banking
7 19 (4.26%) Telecoms
8 15 (3.36%) Advertising
9 13 (2.91%) Back Office
9 13 (2.91%) Front Office
10 7 (1.57%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.57%) Marketing
11 6 (1.35%) Retail
12 5 (1.12%) Organisational Skills
13 4 (0.90%) Documentation Skills
13 4 (0.90%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 4 (0.90%) Military
13 4 (0.90%) Public Sector
14 3 (0.67%) Games
15 2 (0.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (19.73%) Analyst
2 53 (11.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 47 (10.54%) Support Analyst
4 45 (10.09%) IT Support
5 41 (9.19%) Developer
6 37 (8.30%) IT Analyst
7 36 (8.07%) IT Engineer
8 35 (7.85%) Support Engineer
9 33 (7.40%) DevOps Engineer
10 27 (6.05%) Azure Engineer
10 27 (6.05%) IT Support Analyst
11 26 (5.83%) Team Leader
12 24 (5.38%) Applications Support
12 24 (5.38%) IT Manager
12 24 (5.38%) IT Support Engineer
13 22 (4.93%) Senior Analyst
13 22 (4.93%) Senior Manager
14 21 (4.71%) Technical Support
15 20 (4.48%) Technical Analyst
16 19 (4.26%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (9.42%) .NET
2 27 (6.05%) HTML
3 26 (5.83%) HTML5
4 21 (4.71%) CSS
5 15 (3.36%) Elastic Stack
6 14 (3.14%) Gherkin
7 13 (2.91%) FIX Protocol
7 13 (2.91%) Web Services
8 9 (2.02%) ASP.NET
8 9 (2.02%) JSON
8 9 (2.02%) OAuth
9 8 (1.79%) Kafka
10 7 (1.57%) SAML
10 7 (1.57%) XML
11 6 (1.35%) REST
12 5 (1.12%) .NET Core
13 4 (0.90%) .NET Framework
13 4 (0.90%) AngularJS
13 4 (0.90%) pytest
13 4 (0.90%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 58 (13.00%) Management Information System
2 22 (4.93%) Data Centre
3 18 (4.04%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (3.36%) Video Conferencing
5 13 (2.91%) Public Cloud
6 10 (2.24%) iPhone
7 9 (2.02%) Clustering
7 9 (2.02%) Hedge funds
8 8 (1.79%) Equities
9 7 (1.57%) EMC VNX
9 7 (1.57%) Enterprise Storage
9 7 (1.57%) iPad
10 6 (1.35%) Blackberry
10 6 (1.35%) Derivative
10 6 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (1.35%) Security Operations Centre
10 6 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (1.12%) Credit Risk
11 5 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (1.12%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 133 (29.82%) Linux
2 130 (29.15%) Windows Server
3 86 (19.28%) Windows 10
4 59 (13.23%) Unix
5 31 (6.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (5.38%) Windows Server 2016
7 22 (4.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (4.93%) Windows 7
8 19 (4.26%) Android
9 18 (4.04%) Windows Server 2019
10 17 (3.81%) CentOS
11 16 (3.59%) Ubuntu
11 16 (3.59%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (3.36%) Apple iOS
13 9 (2.02%) Data ONTAP
14 8 (1.79%) Mac OS
14 8 (1.79%) Mac OS X
14 8 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (0.90%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (17.94%) DevOps
2 75 (16.82%) ITIL
3 57 (12.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 52 (11.66%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (11.66%) Problem-Solving
5 46 (10.31%) Service Delivery
6 39 (8.74%) Infrastructure as Code
7 38 (8.52%) Incident Management
8 37 (8.30%) Migration
9 36 (8.07%) Test Automation
10 32 (7.17%) Information Security
11 31 (6.95%) Service Management
12 29 (6.50%) Problem Management
13 26 (5.83%) Multithreading
13 26 (5.83%) SDLC
14 24 (5.38%) Scrum
14 24 (5.38%) Task Automation
15 23 (5.16%) Computer Science
15 23 (5.16%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (5.16%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 111 (24.89%) PowerShell
2 102 (22.87%) SQL
3 83 (18.61%) Python
4 49 (10.99%) C#
5 32 (7.17%) JavaScript
6 24 (5.38%) Bash Shell
7 21 (4.71%) Java
8 15 (3.36%) T-SQL
9 14 (3.14%) C++
10 13 (2.91%) Perl
11 10 (2.24%) Shell Script
12 8 (1.79%) C
13 4 (0.90%) PHP
13 4 (0.90%) VBScript
14 3 (0.67%) R
15 2 (0.45%) Go
15 2 (0.45%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.45%) Ruby
15 2 (0.45%) VB
15 2 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (4.04%) Degree
3 17 (3.81%) CISSP
4 13 (2.91%) MCSE
5 12 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (2.69%) CISM
6 10 (2.24%) CCNA
6 10 (2.24%) CISA
7 8 (1.79%) Security Cleared
8 7 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (1.35%) DV Cleared
9 6 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.90%) GIAC
10 4 (0.90%) HNC
10 4 (0.90%) ISEB
10 4 (0.90%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.67%) MCSA
11 3 (0.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (8.74%) QA
2 22 (4.93%) SLA
3 15 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.57%) GDPR
5 5 (1.12%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.90%) NIST
7 3 (0.67%) PMO
8 2 (0.45%) GRC
9 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 149 (33.41%) Active Directory
2 85 (19.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (11.21%) Docker
4 30 (6.73%) Hyper-V
5 26 (5.83%) vSphere
6 17 (3.81%) XenApp
6 17 (3.81%) XenDesktop
7 15 (3.36%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (2.47%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (2.02%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (1.79%) Virtual Desktop
11 5 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.90%) Firmware
12 4 (0.90%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (0.67%) StorNext
13 3 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.67%) Xsan
14 2 (0.45%) BitLocker
14 2 (0.45%) KVM
14 2 (0.45%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 54 (12.11%) Ansible
2 53 (11.88%) Terraform
3 48 (10.76%) SCCM
4 34 (7.62%) Microsoft Intune
5 33 (7.40%) Kubernetes
6 18 (4.04%) Puppet
7 16 (3.59%) Grafana
8 14 (3.14%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (2.47%) vCenter Server
10 9 (2.02%) SCOM
11 8 (1.79%) Nagios
11 8 (1.79%) Rancher
12 7 (1.57%) Nessus
13 6 (1.35%) EnCase
13 6 (1.35%) FTK
14 5 (1.12%) Packer
14 5 (1.12%) PowerCLI
14 5 (1.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 4 (0.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 4 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 172 (38.57%) Microsoft
2 108 (24.22%) VMware
3 61 (13.68%) Cisco
4 58 (13.00%) Citrix
5 27 (6.05%) HP
6 20 (4.48%) NetApp
7 18 (4.04%) iManage
8 16 (3.59%) Apple
9 15 (3.36%) EMC
9 15 (3.36%) ServiceNow
9 15 (3.36%) SolarWinds
10 14 (3.14%) Dell
10 14 (3.14%) Oracle
11 12 (2.69%) Bloomberg
12 11 (2.47%) Red Hat
12 11 (2.47%) SonicWALL
13 10 (2.24%) Symantec
14 9 (2.02%) LogicMonitor
15 8 (1.79%) Intapp
15 8 (1.79%) Nimble Storage