Period
to 5 December 2019

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 5 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Central London > City of London
6 months to
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 11 11
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1,276 1,500 1,350
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.84% 13.36% 13.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.84% 58.80% 57.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,105 1,318 1,237
City of London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £82,000 £82,500 £77,500
Central London median annual salary £47,500 £49,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -3.06% +2.08% +1.05%

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 2,206 2,551 2,351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.20% 22.72% 22.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,853 2,255 2,136
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 5 December 2019.

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 5 December 2019. 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 -13 6 £57,500 +12.20%
Moorgate -3 1 - -
Windows
Central London

For the 6 months to 5 December 2019, 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.

1 559 (43.81%) Active Directory
2 524 (41.07%) Microsoft
3 507 (39.73%) Windows Server
4 504 (39.50%) Office 365
5 354 (27.74%) Windows 10
6 341 (26.72%) Azure
7 329 (25.78%) Finance
8 327 (25.63%) VMware
9 260 (20.38%) PowerShell
10 254 (19.91%) Linux
11 235 (18.42%) ITIL
12 229 (17.95%) Microsoft Office
13 225 (17.63%) AWS
14 224 (17.55%) SQL Server
15 220 (17.24%) SQL
15 220 (17.24%) Windows 7
16 182 (14.26%) VMware Infrastructure
17 167 (13.09%) Windows Server 2012
18 165 (12.93%) SCCM
19 163 (12.77%) Citrix
20 160 (12.54%) Degree
21 158 (12.38%) TCP/IP
21 158 (12.38%) DNS
22 155 (12.15%) MS Exchange
23 154 (12.07%) Problem-Solving
23 154 (12.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 144 (11.29%) Hyper-V
25 139 (10.89%) Cisco
26 135 (10.58%) Firewall
27 124 (9.72%) DHCP

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
1 155 (12.15%) MS Exchange
2 66 (5.17%) SharePoint
3 53 (4.15%) IIS
4 47 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2013
5 41 (3.21%) Skype for Business
6 36 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (0.94%) Apache
7 12 (0.94%) nginx
8 10 (0.78%) Umbraco
9 9 (0.71%) OpenStack
10 8 (0.63%) CMS
11 6 (0.47%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (0.39%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.31%) Alfresco
13 4 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (0.24%) Confluence
14 3 (0.24%) IBM Domino
14 3 (0.24%) JBoss
14 3 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 229 (17.95%) Microsoft Office
2 51 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.31%) S-PLUS
6 2 (0.16%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.71%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 7 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.47%) Elite 3E
3 6 (0.47%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.078%) Carpe Diem
4 1 (0.078%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.078%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.078%) Primavera
4 1 (0.078%) Raiser's Edge
4 1 (0.078%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.078%) Salerio
4 1 (0.078%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 504 (39.50%) Office 365
2 341 (26.72%) Azure
3 225 (17.63%) AWS
4 72 (5.64%) Azure Active Directory
5 47 (3.68%) Power Platform
6 35 (2.74%) GCP
7 32 (2.51%) G Suite
8 20 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
9 19 (1.49%) SaaS
10 17 (1.33%) GitHub
11 13 (1.02%) Mimecast
12 12 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 10 (0.78%) Serverless
14 9 (0.71%) Amazon ECS
14 9 (0.71%) Heroku
14 9 (0.71%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 7 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
15 7 (0.55%) IaaS
16 6 (0.47%) Fastly
17 5 (0.39%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 158 (12.38%) DNS
1 158 (12.38%) TCP/IP
2 135 (10.58%) Firewall
3 124 (9.72%) DHCP
4 109 (8.54%) LAN
5 104 (8.15%) WAN
6 90 (7.05%) VoIP
7 74 (5.80%) Wireless
8 69 (5.41%) SAN
9 66 (5.17%) VPN
10 49 (3.84%) Skype
11 39 (3.06%) VLAN
12 37 (2.90%) Remote Desktop
13 31 (2.43%) BGP
14 27 (2.12%) Network Security
14 27 (2.12%) Wi-Fi
15 23 (1.80%) Internet
16 22 (1.72%) Intrusion Detection
17 21 (1.65%) HTTP
17 21 (1.65%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (17.55%) SQL Server
2 53 (4.15%) MySQL
3 47 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
3 47 (3.68%) Power BI
3 47 (3.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 39 (3.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 34 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
6 31 (2.43%) Oracle Database
7 30 (2.35%) NoSQL
7 30 (2.35%) Relational Database
8 28 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
8 28 (2.19%) Oracle Database 12c
9 25 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 23 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
11 21 (1.65%) SQL Server 2016
12 20 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
14 13 (1.02%) Big Data
14 13 (1.02%) Redis
15 12 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 34 (2.66%) Git (software)
2 33 (2.59%) JIRA
3 29 (2.27%) Jenkins
4 21 (1.65%) Visual Studio
5 18 (1.41%) TeamCity
6 12 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
6 12 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (0.71%) ERwin
9 8 (0.63%) Bitbucket
9 8 (0.63%) ER Studio
9 8 (0.63%) MSI
9 8 (0.63%) PowerDesigner
9 8 (0.63%) WinDbg
10 7 (0.55%) InstallShield
10 7 (0.55%) Subversion
11 4 (0.31%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.31%) Maven
11 4 (0.31%) NetBeans
11 4 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 329 (25.78%) Finance
2 72 (5.64%) Law
3 65 (5.09%) Banking
4 55 (4.31%) Telecoms
5 36 (2.82%) Front Office
6 33 (2.59%) Marketing
7 32 (2.51%) Legal
8 19 (1.49%) Advertising
9 15 (1.18%) Financial Institution
10 14 (1.10%) French Language
11 13 (1.02%) Public Sector
12 11 (0.86%) Retail
13 9 (0.71%) Back Office
14 6 (0.47%) Games
14 6 (0.47%) German Language
14 6 (0.47%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.39%) Electronics
16 4 (0.31%) Local Government
16 4 (0.31%) Private Banking
17 3 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 271 (21.24%) Analyst
2 175 (13.71%) Support Analyst
3 166 (13.01%) IT Support
4 158 (12.38%) Support Engineer
5 138 (10.82%) Developer
6 112 (8.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 102 (7.99%) IT Analyst
8 91 (7.13%) 2nd Line Support
9 84 (6.58%) Desktop Support
10 83 (6.50%) IT Engineer
11 81 (6.35%) Administrator
12 78 (6.11%) IT Support Analyst
13 62 (4.86%) Architect
14 58 (4.55%) Service Analyst
15 57 (4.47%) IT Support Engineer
16 54 (4.23%) 1st Line Support
17 50 (3.92%) Cloud Engineer
18 49 (3.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
19 46 (3.61%) Service Desk Analyst
20 45 (3.53%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (7.68%) .NET
2 73 (5.72%) HTML
3 63 (4.94%) ASP.NET
4 60 (4.70%) CSS
5 56 (4.39%) Node.js
6 46 (3.61%) jQuery
7 35 (2.74%) Web Services
8 33 (2.59%) Spring
9 30 (2.35%) Kafka
10 28 (2.19%) Spring Boot
11 27 (2.12%) AngularJS
12 21 (1.65%) HTML5
13 18 (1.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 17 (1.33%) .NET Core
14 17 (1.33%) ASP.NET Web API
15 16 (1.25%) .NET Framework
15 16 (1.25%) XML
16 13 (1.02%) COM
16 13 (1.02%) Vue.js
17 11 (0.86%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 99 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (6.03%) Management Information System
3 64 (5.02%) Self-Motivation
4 53 (4.15%) Data Centre
5 48 (3.76%) Video Conferencing
6 44 (3.45%) Blackberry
7 41 (3.21%) iPhone
8 35 (2.74%) Hedge funds
8 35 (2.74%) Public Cloud
9 34 (2.66%) User Experience
10 32 (2.51%) Fixed Income
11 29 (2.27%) Replication
12 28 (2.19%) Greenfield Project
13 23 (1.80%) Mobile App
14 19 (1.49%) Smartphone
15 17 (1.33%) Private Cloud
16 16 (1.25%) iPad
17 14 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
17 14 (1.10%) Robotics
18 13 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 507 (39.73%) Windows Server
2 354 (27.74%) Windows 10
3 254 (19.91%) Linux
4 220 (17.24%) Windows 7
5 167 (13.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 114 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 103 (8.07%) Unix
8 98 (7.68%) Android
9 77 (6.03%) Mac OS
10 61 (4.78%) Apple iOS
11 31 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 28 (2.19%) Mac OS X
13 26 (2.04%) Windows 8
14 14 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (0.86%) CentOS
15 11 (0.86%) Windows Vista
16 6 (0.47%) Solaris
16 6 (0.47%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.31%) VMS
18 3 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (18.42%) ITIL
2 154 (12.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 154 (12.07%) Problem-Solving
3 103 (8.07%) DevOps
4 90 (7.05%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (6.90%) Change Management
6 87 (6.82%) Computer Science
7 80 (6.27%) Migration
8 67 (5.25%) Service Delivery
9 59 (4.62%) Asset Management
9 59 (4.62%) Proactive Monitoring
9 59 (4.62%) Project Management
10 56 (4.39%) Cybersecurity
11 54 (4.23%) Analytics
12 51 (4.00%) Information Security
12 51 (4.00%) Investment Management
13 50 (3.92%) SDLC
14 47 (3.68%) Configuration Management
15 45 (3.53%) CRM
15 45 (3.53%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 260 (20.38%) PowerShell
2 220 (17.24%) SQL
3 114 (8.93%) C#
4 101 (7.92%) Python
5 91 (7.13%) JavaScript
6 64 (5.02%) Java
7 56 (4.39%) Bash Shell
8 33 (2.59%) C++
9 29 (2.27%) Shell Script
10 28 (2.19%) Java 8
11 22 (1.72%) T-SQL
12 18 (1.41%) Perl
13 17 (1.33%) VBScript
14 12 (0.94%) PL/SQL
14 12 (0.94%) Ruby
14 12 (0.94%) VB
15 11 (0.86%) C
15 11 (0.86%) VBA
16 10 (0.78%) PHP
17 9 (0.71%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 160 (12.54%) Degree
2 86 (6.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 62 (4.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 40 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (2.90%) MCSA
6 35 (2.74%) MCP
6 35 (2.74%) MCSE
7 27 (2.12%) MCITP
8 24 (1.88%) CCNA
9 19 (1.49%) CCNP
10 18 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 16 (1.25%) CISSP
11 16 (1.25%) MCTS
12 15 (1.18%) Master's Degree
13 12 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 10 (0.78%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 10 (0.78%) CCSP
14 10 (0.78%) CEH
15 7 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (0.55%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (7.13%) SLA
2 30 (2.35%) QA
3 21 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.86%) NIST
5 10 (0.78%) WAI
6 9 (0.71%) GDPR
7 6 (0.47%) COBIT
8 4 (0.31%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.078%) ISO 15022
10 1 (0.078%) ISO 20022
10 1 (0.078%) MiFID
System Software
1 559 (43.81%) Active Directory
2 182 (14.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 144 (11.29%) Hyper-V
4 67 (5.25%) XenApp
5 66 (5.17%) Docker
6 47 (3.68%) XenDesktop
7 39 (3.06%) VMware ESXi
8 28 (2.19%) vSphere
9 22 (1.72%) VirtualBox
10 13 (1.02%) Virtual Desktop
11 11 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (0.63%) KVM
12 8 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (0.63%) VMware Server
12 8 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
12 8 (0.63%) Xen
13 7 (0.55%) Firmware
14 6 (0.47%) BitLocker
14 6 (0.47%) Varnish
14 6 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 165 (12.93%) SCCM
2 71 (5.56%) Terraform
3 52 (4.08%) Puppet
4 45 (3.53%) Ansible
5 43 (3.37%) Kubernetes
6 27 (2.12%) Microsoft Intune
7 26 (2.04%) SCOM
8 24 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
9 18 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
9 18 (1.41%) vCenter Server
10 16 (1.25%) Nagios
11 15 (1.18%) WSUS
12 13 (1.02%) Backup Exec
12 13 (1.02%) Microsoft Clustering
13 9 (0.71%) EdgeSight
13 9 (0.71%) Jamf Pro
14 8 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
14 8 (0.63%) Perfmon
15 7 (0.55%) Grafana
15 7 (0.55%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 524 (41.07%) Microsoft
2 327 (25.63%) VMware
3 163 (12.77%) Citrix
4 139 (10.89%) Cisco
5 71 (5.56%) Oracle
6 53 (4.15%) HP
7 51 (4.00%) Veeam
8 37 (2.90%) Google
9 31 (2.43%) Symantec
10 28 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
10 28 (2.19%) ServiceNow
11 26 (2.04%) Apple
12 22 (1.72%) LogicMonitor
12 22 (1.72%) Mitel
12 22 (1.72%) Red Hat
12 22 (1.72%) Remedy
12 22 (1.72%) Sophos
13 20 (1.57%) NetApp
14 19 (1.49%) CheckPoint
15 18 (1.41%) Dell