Period
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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 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 19 31 14
Rank change year-on-year +12 -17 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 669 395 819
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 9.05% 7.83% 11.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.39% 50.64% 56.52%
Number of salaries quoted 503 345 707
10th Percentile £30,650 £36,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,250 £79,700
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 1,230 780 1,449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.65% 15.46% 20.43%
Number of salaries quoted 998 691 1,263
10th Percentile £36,250 £41,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £51,250 £43,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year - +8.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £97,500 £91,250
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +4.17%

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 21 May 2022.

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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London Bridge -3 6 £73,750 +63.89%
Moorgate - 1 £32,500 -
Windows
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 May 2022, 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.

1 275 (41.11%) Active Directory
2 265 (39.61%) Microsoft
3 254 (37.97%) Microsoft 365
4 244 (36.47%) Azure
5 207 (30.94%) Finance
6 182 (27.20%) Social Skills
7 175 (26.16%) Linux
7 175 (26.16%) Windows 10
8 157 (23.47%) Windows Server
9 139 (20.78%) VMware
10 123 (18.39%) PowerShell
11 116 (17.34%) ITIL
12 113 (16.89%) SQL
13 112 (16.74%) SQL Server
14 107 (15.99%) SCCM
15 99 (14.80%) Microsoft Office
16 93 (13.90%) C#
17 91 (13.60%) Azure Active Directory
18 88 (13.15%) VMware Infrastructure
18 88 (13.15%) Citrix
19 85 (12.71%) Firewall
20 84 (12.56%) DNS
21 80 (11.96%) Python
22 77 (11.51%) DevOps
23 75 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
24 74 (11.06%) Problem-Solving
24 74 (11.06%) Agile
25 72 (10.76%) Android
26 71 (10.61%) AWS
27 70 (10.46%) Computer Science

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 47 (7.03%) SharePoint
2 32 (4.78%) MS Exchange
3 29 (4.33%) IIS
4 17 (2.54%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.20%) Confluence
5 8 (1.20%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (0.60%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.60%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.45%) JBoss
8 2 (0.30%) Apache
8 2 (0.30%) nginx
8 2 (0.30%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.15%) CMS
9 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 99 (14.80%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.60%) Maple
4 4 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.45%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 7 (1.05%) Sentinel
2 3 (0.45%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.30%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.15%) Carpe Diem
4 1 (0.15%) CaseMap
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Relativity
4 1 (0.15%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 254 (37.97%) Microsoft 365
2 244 (36.47%) Azure
3 91 (13.60%) Azure Active Directory
4 71 (10.61%) AWS
5 49 (7.32%) SaaS
6 39 (5.83%) PaaS
7 27 (4.04%) OneDrive
8 23 (3.44%) Azure Sentinel
9 22 (3.29%) Azure Monitor
10 19 (2.84%) IaaS
10 19 (2.84%) Power Platform
11 14 (2.09%) PowerApps
12 9 (1.35%) Smartsheet
13 7 (1.05%) Google Workspace
14 5 (0.75%) Azure App Service
14 5 (0.75%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 5 (0.75%) Azure Key Vault
14 5 (0.75%) Azure Service Bus
14 5 (0.75%) GitHub
14 5 (0.75%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 85 (12.71%) Firewall
2 84 (12.56%) DNS
3 55 (8.22%) DHCP
4 48 (7.17%) VPN
5 46 (6.88%) Wireless
6 45 (6.73%) LAN
7 44 (6.58%) WAN
8 42 (6.28%) Internet
9 39 (5.83%) TCP/IP
10 23 (3.44%) VoIP
11 21 (3.14%) Network Security
12 19 (2.84%) Wi-Fi
13 15 (2.24%) WebEx
14 13 (1.94%) Kerberos
14 13 (1.94%) SAN
15 11 (1.64%) SMTP
16 10 (1.49%) NAS
17 8 (1.20%) HTTP
18 6 (0.90%) MPLS
18 6 (0.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (16.74%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (4.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (2.24%) Metadata
4 15 (2.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
6 7 (1.05%) MySQL
7 5 (0.75%) NoSQL
7 5 (0.75%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.75%) Power BI
8 4 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (0.60%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.60%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.45%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 65 (9.72%) Git (software)
2 19 (2.84%) Jenkins
3 17 (2.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 17 (2.54%) JIRA
4 12 (1.79%) GitLab
5 10 (1.49%) Cucumber
6 9 (1.35%) Selenium
6 9 (1.35%) Subversion
7 7 (1.05%) REST Assured
7 7 (1.05%) SoapUI
7 7 (1.05%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.75%) IDA Disassembler
8 5 (0.75%) Plastic SCM
8 5 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.75%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.45%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.30%) Chocolatey
10 2 (0.30%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 207 (30.94%) Finance
2 182 (27.20%) Social Skills
3 75 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (7.62%) Banking
5 38 (5.68%) Games
6 36 (5.38%) Electronics
7 28 (4.19%) Law
8 23 (3.44%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 23 (3.44%) Legal
9 15 (2.24%) Advertising
9 15 (2.24%) Marketing
10 14 (2.09%) Financial Institution
11 11 (1.64%) Back Office
11 11 (1.64%) Investment Banking
11 11 (1.64%) Retail
12 10 (1.49%) Telecoms
13 9 (1.35%) Documentation Skills
13 9 (1.35%) Influencing Skills
14 8 (1.20%) Presentation Skills
15 7 (1.05%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 162 (24.22%) Analyst
2 73 (10.91%) Developer
3 72 (10.76%) Support Engineer
4 61 (9.12%) Desktop Support
5 52 (7.77%) Support Analyst
6 48 (7.17%) IT Support
7 40 (5.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 36 (5.38%) Data Entry Clerk
8 36 (5.38%) Software Developer
9 35 (5.23%) Desktop Engineer
9 35 (5.23%) Service Analyst
10 34 (5.08%) IT Analyst
11 32 (4.78%) 2nd Line Support
12 31 (4.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 30 (4.48%) Service Desk Analyst
14 29 (4.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 28 (4.19%) IT Engineer
16 27 (4.04%) Systems Engineer
17 26 (3.89%) DevOps Engineer
17 26 (3.89%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (8.97%) .NET
2 43 (6.43%) HTML
3 35 (5.23%) CSS
4 34 (5.08%) HTML5
5 29 (4.33%) Web Services
6 28 (4.19%) .NET Core
6 28 (4.19%) REST
7 26 (3.89%) XML
8 16 (2.39%) Kafka
8 16 (2.39%) React
9 15 (2.24%) ASP.NET
10 14 (2.09%) LDAP
11 13 (1.94%) SOAP
12 9 (1.35%) Node.js
13 7 (1.05%) Gherkin
13 7 (1.05%) jQuery
14 6 (0.90%) .NET Framework
14 6 (0.90%) Spring
14 6 (0.90%) WCF
15 5 (0.75%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (6.13%) Smartphone
2 34 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
3 24 (3.59%) Linux Command Line
4 23 (3.44%) Data Centre
4 23 (3.44%) Management Information System
5 20 (2.99%) Public Cloud
6 18 (2.69%) SWIFT
7 14 (2.09%) User Experience
8 12 (1.79%) Hedge funds
8 12 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
9 11 (1.64%) Blackberry
9 11 (1.64%) Cyberattack
10 8 (1.20%) Analytical Mindset
11 7 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
11 7 (1.05%) iPhone
11 7 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
12 6 (0.90%) Clustering
12 6 (0.90%) Cyber Defence
13 5 (0.75%) IoT
13 5 (0.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 175 (26.16%) Linux
1 175 (26.16%) Windows 10
2 157 (23.47%) Windows Server
3 72 (10.76%) Android
4 67 (10.01%) Windows Server 2016
5 55 (8.22%) Mac OS
6 54 (8.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 42 (6.28%) Apple iOS
8 38 (5.68%) Unix
9 35 (5.23%) Windows Server 2019
10 33 (4.93%) Windows 7
11 20 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.75%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.60%) CentOS
14 4 (0.60%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.30%) VMS
15 2 (0.30%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (17.34%) ITIL
2 77 (11.51%) DevOps
3 74 (11.06%) Agile
3 74 (11.06%) Problem-Solving
4 70 (10.46%) Computer Science
5 66 (9.87%) Change Management
6 56 (8.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 53 (7.92%) CI/CD
7 53 (7.92%) ITSM
8 49 (7.32%) Data Entry
9 47 (7.03%) Problem Management
10 40 (5.98%) Migration
11 39 (5.83%) Service Delivery
12 38 (5.68%) Incident Management
13 36 (5.38%) Change Control
13 36 (5.38%) Cybersecurity
13 36 (5.38%) Disaster Recovery
13 36 (5.38%) Service Management
14 34 (5.08%) Collaborative Working
15 33 (4.93%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 123 (18.39%) PowerShell
2 113 (16.89%) SQL
3 93 (13.90%) C#
4 80 (11.96%) Python
5 62 (9.27%) Java
6 42 (6.28%) JavaScript
7 36 (5.38%) C++
8 21 (3.14%) Bash
9 18 (2.69%) T-SQL
10 12 (1.79%) Shell Script
11 8 (1.20%) TypeScript
12 7 (1.05%) Go
12 7 (1.05%) Ruby
13 6 (0.90%) VB
14 5 (0.75%) C
15 4 (0.60%) MATLAB
15 4 (0.60%) R
15 4 (0.60%) VBScript
16 3 (0.45%) Groovy
16 3 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 57 (8.52%) Degree
2 36 (5.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (3.29%) ITIL Certification
4 19 (2.84%) Security Cleared
5 17 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (2.54%) SC Cleared
6 16 (2.39%) CCNA
6 16 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (1.79%) CISSP
8 9 (1.35%) CCNP
9 8 (1.20%) OSCP
10 7 (1.05%) CCIE
10 7 (1.05%) CISM
10 7 (1.05%) CREST Certified
10 7 (1.05%) GPEN
11 6 (0.90%) CISA
12 5 (0.75%) CEH
12 5 (0.75%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.75%) OSCE
12 5 (0.75%) OSWP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (7.62%) SLA
2 30 (4.48%) QA
3 16 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.94%) GDPR
5 4 (0.60%) ISAE 3402
5 4 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (0.60%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.45%) NIST
6 3 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.15%) SOC 2
System Software
1 275 (41.11%) Active Directory
2 88 (13.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (3.74%) VMware ESXi
4 23 (3.44%) XenApp
5 19 (2.84%) Docker
6 16 (2.39%) Virtual Desktop
7 14 (2.09%) XenDesktop
8 13 (1.94%) Hyper-V
9 11 (1.64%) vSphere
10 7 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (0.75%) Firmware
12 4 (0.60%) Ceph
13 3 (0.45%) BitLocker
13 3 (0.45%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 3 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.30%) LXC
14 2 (0.30%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.30%) VMware NSX
14 2 (0.30%) zsh
15 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 107 (15.99%) SCCM
2 45 (6.73%) Microsoft Intune
3 26 (3.89%) Ansible
4 24 (3.59%) Kubernetes
4 24 (3.59%) Terraform
5 20 (2.99%) SCOM
6 18 (2.69%) SCSM
7 17 (2.54%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 15 (2.24%) Puppet
9 10 (1.49%) Jamf Pro
10 9 (1.35%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (0.90%) Backup Exec
12 4 (0.60%) FortiGate
13 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Clustering
13 3 (0.45%) Nagios
13 3 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
13 3 (0.45%) VxRail
14 2 (0.30%) Automic
14 2 (0.30%) Grafana
14 2 (0.30%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 265 (39.61%) Microsoft
2 139 (20.78%) VMware
3 88 (13.15%) Citrix
4 63 (9.42%) Apple
5 46 (6.88%) Cisco
6 38 (5.68%) Oracle
7 24 (3.59%) Google
8 23 (3.44%) ServiceNow
9 22 (3.29%) Splunk
10 19 (2.84%) Bloomberg
11 18 (2.69%) Red Hat
12 16 (2.39%) Adobe
13 15 (2.24%) HP
14 13 (1.94%) DocuSign
15 11 (1.64%) iManage
16 9 (1.35%) Dell
16 9 (1.35%) Palo Alto
16 9 (1.35%) Veeam
17 8 (1.20%) Fidessa
17 8 (1.20%) Lotus