Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 13 13
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1,344 1,314 1,303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.00% 12.45% 12.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.66% 56.11% 50.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,184 1,207 1,199
City of London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,575 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -5.26%

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 2,331 2,342 2,598
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.55% 22.20% 24.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2,058 2,133 2,360
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £30,350 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £86,250 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Moorgate - 7 £42,500 -
London Bridge +4 6 £50,000 -23.08%
Windows
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 588 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 555 (41.29%) Microsoft
3 534 (39.73%) Windows Server
4 533 (39.66%) Finance
5 356 (26.49%) Office 365
6 327 (24.33%) VMware
7 322 (23.96%) SQL
8 298 (22.17%) Linux
8 298 (22.17%) Firewall
9 291 (21.65%) PowerShell
10 279 (20.76%) ITIL
11 278 (20.68%) Microsoft Azure
12 262 (19.49%) Microsoft Office
13 254 (18.90%) Windows 10
14 216 (16.07%) SQL Server
15 215 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 212 (15.77%) TCP/IP
17 209 (15.55%) Windows 7
18 208 (15.48%) VMware Infrastructure
19 201 (14.96%) DNS
20 185 (13.76%) .NET
21 184 (13.69%) Windows Server 2012
22 180 (13.39%) MS Exchange
23 177 (13.17%) Amazon AWS
24 173 (12.87%) Problem-Solving
25 169 (12.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 167 (12.43%) Citrix
27 163 (12.13%) Hyper-V
28 158 (11.76%) DevOps
29 151 (11.24%) 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
1 180 (13.39%) MS Exchange
2 85 (6.32%) SharePoint
3 83 (6.18%) IIS
4 40 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 33 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 29 (2.16%) Apache
7 28 (2.08%) Skype for Business
8 22 (1.64%) Tomcat
9 11 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (0.67%) Confluence
11 9 (0.67%) IBM Notes
12 7 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.52%) nginx
13 5 (0.37%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.37%) CMS
13 5 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (0.37%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 262 (19.49%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (1.49%) AutoCAD
3 19 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
5 15 (1.12%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.30%) Maple
7 3 (0.22%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.15%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.15%) Houdini
8 2 (0.15%) Maya
8 2 (0.15%) NUKE
9 1 (0.074%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.074%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.45%) Salerio
3 5 (0.37%) Carpe Diem
4 4 (0.30%) Visualfiles
5 3 (0.22%) Elite 3E
5 3 (0.22%) Infor SunSystems
5 3 (0.22%) ReMetrica
6 2 (0.15%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.074%) Academy Housing
7 1 (0.074%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.074%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.074%) Lawson
7 1 (0.074%) Maximo
7 1 (0.074%) OPENHousing
7 1 (0.074%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.074%) PlanetPress Connect
7 1 (0.074%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.074%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.074%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.074%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 356 (26.49%) Office 365
2 278 (20.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 177 (13.17%) Amazon AWS
4 79 (5.88%) SaaS
5 37 (2.75%) IaaS
6 35 (2.60%) PaaS
7 34 (2.53%) Azure Active Directory
8 23 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
9 16 (1.19%) G Suite
10 15 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
10 15 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
11 11 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
12 10 (0.74%) Amazon S3
12 10 (0.74%) Mimecast
13 9 (0.67%) GitHub
13 9 (0.67%) NuGet
14 8 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 8 (0.60%) Route 53
15 7 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
15 7 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 298 (22.17%) Firewall
2 212 (15.77%) TCP/IP
3 201 (14.96%) DNS
4 151 (11.24%) DHCP
5 103 (7.66%) LAN
6 94 (6.99%) WAN
7 93 (6.92%) VPN
8 78 (5.80%) SAN
9 74 (5.51%) Internet
10 72 (5.36%) Network Security
11 65 (4.84%) VLAN
12 55 (4.09%) VoIP
13 43 (3.20%) Skype
14 39 (2.90%) Wireless
15 31 (2.31%) SSL
16 23 (1.71%) MPLS
16 23 (1.71%) NetScaler
16 23 (1.71%) PBX
17 20 (1.49%) Remote Desktop
18 19 (1.41%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 37 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 32 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (2.16%) Relational Database
5 28 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
6 26 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 25 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 20 (1.49%) MySQL
10 18 (1.34%) MS Access
11 17 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
12 15 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
13 14 (1.04%) Big Data
13 14 (1.04%) NoSQL
14 12 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
14 12 (0.89%) Power BI
14 12 (0.89%) RDBMS
15 10 (0.74%) InfluxDB
16 9 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
17 8 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 43 (3.20%) TeamCity
2 41 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 41 (3.05%) Visual Studio
3 35 (2.60%) Git (software)
3 35 (2.60%) JIRA
3 35 (2.60%) Octopus Deploy
4 33 (2.46%) Jenkins
5 18 (1.34%) Oracle Forms
6 16 (1.19%) Selenium
7 15 (1.12%) Hudson
8 14 (1.04%) Subversion
9 13 (0.97%) NUnit
10 10 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (0.67%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (0.45%) Eclipse
12 6 (0.45%) GitLab
12 6 (0.45%) MSBuild
13 5 (0.37%) Maven
13 5 (0.37%) Metasploit
13 5 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 533 (39.66%) Finance
2 99 (7.37%) Banking
3 96 (7.14%) Law
4 94 (6.99%) Legal
5 46 (3.42%) Back Office
5 46 (3.42%) Telecoms
6 26 (1.93%) Advertising
7 21 (1.56%) Financial Institution
8 19 (1.41%) Retail
9 13 (0.97%) Investment Banking
10 10 (0.74%) Front Office
10 10 (0.74%) Marketing
11 4 (0.30%) Private Banking
12 3 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.22%) Games
12 3 (0.22%) International Banking
12 3 (0.22%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.22%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.22%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 289 (21.50%) Analyst
2 187 (13.91%) Support Engineer
3 146 (10.86%) IT Support
4 127 (9.45%) Support Analyst
5 125 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 123 (9.15%) Developer
7 101 (7.51%) IT Analyst
8 99 (7.37%) Desktop Support
9 84 (6.25%) IT Engineer
10 74 (5.51%) Security Analyst
11 69 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
12 67 (4.99%) Administrator
12 67 (4.99%) IT Support Engineer
13 62 (4.61%) Applications Support
14 61 (4.54%) Desktop Engineer
15 60 (4.46%) .NET Developer
16 58 (4.32%) Windows Engineer
17 57 (4.24%) DevOps Engineer
18 53 (3.94%) Systems Administrator
19 52 (3.87%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (13.76%) .NET
2 58 (4.32%) ASP.NET
3 51 (3.79%) Web Services
4 50 (3.72%) HTML
5 42 (3.13%) AngularJS
6 41 (3.05%) .NET Framework
6 41 (3.05%) jQuery
7 35 (2.60%) Elastic Stack
8 34 (2.53%) CSS
9 33 (2.46%) WCF
10 29 (2.16%) ASP.NET Web API
10 29 (2.16%) XML
11 26 (1.93%) Entity Framework
12 21 (1.56%) WinForms
13 20 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
13 20 (1.49%) JSON
14 19 (1.41%) WPF
15 18 (1.34%) OOXML
16 16 (1.19%) Node.js
16 16 (1.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 93 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (6.47%) Data Centre
3 62 (4.61%) Management Information System
3 62 (4.61%) Self-Motivation
4 44 (3.27%) PKI
5 40 (2.98%) Fintech
6 39 (2.90%) Clustering
7 34 (2.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 33 (2.46%) Mobile App
9 28 (2.08%) Hedge funds
10 26 (1.93%) Fixed Income
11 24 (1.79%) Microsoft Licensing
12 23 (1.71%) Equities
13 21 (1.56%) Blackberry
13 21 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
14 20 (1.49%) Replication
15 19 (1.41%) Smartphone
16 18 (1.34%) BYOD
17 15 (1.12%) iPhone
17 15 (1.12%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 534 (39.73%) Windows Server
2 298 (22.17%) Linux
3 254 (18.90%) Windows 10
4 215 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 209 (15.55%) Windows 7
6 184 (13.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 95 (7.07%) Unix
8 62 (4.61%) Android
9 49 (3.65%) Apple iOS
10 42 (3.13%) Mac OS X
11 40 (2.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 39 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
13 34 (2.53%) Windows 8
14 31 (2.31%) Mac OS
15 20 (1.49%) CentOS
16 16 (1.19%) Ubuntu
17 12 (0.89%) Windows XP
18 8 (0.60%) HPUX
19 7 (0.52%) AIX
19 7 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (20.76%) ITIL
2 173 (12.87%) Problem-Solving
3 169 (12.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 158 (11.76%) DevOps
5 147 (10.94%) Cybersecurity
6 146 (10.86%) Agile Software Development
7 121 (9.00%) Information Security
8 87 (6.47%) Migration
9 73 (5.43%) Service Delivery
10 71 (5.28%) Service Management
11 69 (5.13%) Penetration Testing
12 64 (4.76%) Configuration Management
12 64 (4.76%) Scrum
13 63 (4.69%) Project Management
14 62 (4.61%) Computer Science
15 57 (4.24%) Continuous Improvement
16 52 (3.87%) SIEM
17 50 (3.72%) Time Management
18 47 (3.50%) Open Source
19 46 (3.42%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 322 (23.96%) SQL
2 291 (21.65%) PowerShell
3 148 (11.01%) C#
4 89 (6.62%) Python
5 79 (5.88%) Java
6 78 (5.80%) JavaScript
7 49 (3.65%) Bash Shell
8 31 (2.31%) T-SQL
9 27 (2.01%) Perl
10 26 (1.93%) C++
10 26 (1.93%) Shell Script
11 18 (1.34%) C
11 18 (1.34%) VB
12 13 (0.97%) PHP
12 13 (0.97%) PL/SQL
13 12 (0.89%) Ruby
14 11 (0.82%) VB.NET
15 9 (0.67%) VBScript
16 7 (0.52%) F#
17 5 (0.37%) AWK
Qualifications
1 145 (10.79%) Degree
2 84 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 80 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
4 75 (5.58%) CISSP
5 53 (3.94%) MCSE
6 48 (3.57%) CCNA
6 48 (3.57%) CCNP
7 41 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
8 40 (2.98%) CEH
9 37 (2.75%) GIAC
10 33 (2.46%) MCSA
11 29 (2.16%) CISM
12 23 (1.71%) CCIE
12 23 (1.71%) GSEC
13 20 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
14 19 (1.41%) CREST Certified
14 19 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 19 (1.41%) MCP
15 18 (1.34%) Security Cleared
15 18 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 47 (3.50%) SLA
2 40 (2.98%) GDPR
3 35 (2.60%) Cyber Essentials
4 27 (2.01%) MiFID
5 19 (1.41%) QA
6 10 (0.74%) HIPAA
7 8 (0.60%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.30%) PMO
9 3 (0.22%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.22%) WAI
10 2 (0.15%) COBIT
10 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.074%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.074%) EMIR
System Software
1 588 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 208 (15.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 163 (12.13%) Hyper-V
4 61 (4.54%) XenApp
5 39 (2.90%) Docker
6 30 (2.23%) VMware ESXi
7 27 (2.01%) XenDesktop
8 23 (1.71%) vSphere
9 19 (1.41%) Snort
10 17 (1.26%) VirtualBox
11 14 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
12 13 (0.97%) Firmware
13 11 (0.82%) BitLocker
13 11 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
14 9 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
14 9 (0.67%) XenServer
15 8 (0.60%) KVM
16 7 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
16 7 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
17 4 (0.30%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 146 (10.86%) SCCM
2 70 (5.21%) SCOM
3 67 (4.99%) Ansible
4 64 (4.76%) Puppet
5 56 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
6 34 (2.53%) Terraform
7 33 (2.46%) Backup Exec
8 26 (1.93%) Nagios
9 21 (1.56%) Kubernetes
10 19 (1.41%) OSSEC
11 16 (1.19%) Microsoft Intune
12 14 (1.04%) logstash
12 14 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
12 14 (1.04%) Single Sign-On
13 12 (0.89%) vCenter Server
14 11 (0.82%) WSUS
15 10 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
15 10 (0.74%) SCOrch
16 9 (0.67%) Grafana
16 9 (0.67%) Kibana
Vendors
1 555 (41.29%) Microsoft
2 327 (24.33%) VMware
3 167 (12.43%) Citrix
4 146 (10.86%) Cisco
5 83 (6.18%) Oracle
6 51 (3.79%) Red Hat
7 49 (3.65%) Apple
8 45 (3.35%) HP
9 42 (3.13%) CheckPoint
10 36 (2.68%) Splunk
11 32 (2.38%) Dell
11 32 (2.38%) Google
11 32 (2.38%) Symantec
12 31 (2.31%) ServiceNow
13 28 (2.08%) Veeam
14 27 (2.01%) iManage
15 24 (1.79%) Ivanti
15 24 (1.79%) Palo Alto
16 23 (1.71%) Bloomberg
17 22 (1.64%) Reuters