Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 11 10
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1,311 1,381 1,803
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.14% 13.49% 13.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.10% 51.59% 52.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,222 1,264 1,619
City of London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,200
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,375 £75,000
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 2,337 2,677 3,420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 21.64% 26.15% 24.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2,137 2,429 3,083
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,700 £30,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £92,500 £84,750
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 +13 8 £75,000 +71.43%
Windows
Central London

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 549 (41.88%) Microsoft
2 536 (40.88%) Finance
3 502 (38.29%) Active Directory
4 418 (31.88%) Windows Server
5 390 (29.75%) VMware
6 323 (24.64%) SQL
7 306 (23.34%) Linux
8 294 (22.43%) Office 365
9 288 (21.97%) ITIL
10 259 (19.76%) SQL Server
11 254 (19.37%) PowerShell
12 247 (18.84%) Microsoft Azure
13 241 (18.38%) Windows 10
14 233 (17.77%) Microsoft Office
15 227 (17.32%) Citrix
16 222 (16.93%) VMware Infrastructure
17 211 (16.09%) Windows 7
18 207 (15.79%) Firewall
19 192 (14.65%) .NET
20 190 (14.49%) DevOps
21 181 (13.81%) C#
21 181 (13.81%) Cisco
22 166 (12.66%) DNS
23 163 (12.43%) Windows Server 2012
24 155 (11.82%) SCCM
25 149 (11.37%) Degree
25 149 (11.37%) Agile Software Development
26 147 (11.21%) Windows Server 2008
27 145 (11.06%) MS Exchange
28 137 (10.45%) Amazon AWS

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
1 145 (11.06%) MS Exchange
2 88 (6.71%) IIS
3 78 (5.95%) SharePoint
4 55 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 47 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 47 (3.59%) Skype for Business
6 34 (2.59%) Confluence
7 32 (2.44%) Tomcat
8 15 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
9 13 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 12 (0.92%) Apache
10 12 (0.92%) JBoss
11 10 (0.76%) SAS
12 9 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (0.61%) CMS
14 7 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (0.53%) WebLogic
15 6 (0.46%) Anypoint
15 6 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 233 (17.77%) Microsoft Office
2 61 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (3.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (1.53%) MS Visio
5 15 (1.14%) Acrobat
6 10 (0.76%) Adobe Captivate
6 10 (0.76%) Camtasia
7 3 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.15%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.076%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.076%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.076%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (1.53%) MetaTrader
2 14 (1.07%) Carpe Diem
3 5 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.38%) Sage X3
4 4 (0.31%) Elite 3E
5 3 (0.23%) iTrent
5 3 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
6 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.15%) Eikon
6 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.15%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.076%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.076%) Relativity
7 1 (0.076%) ReMetrica
7 1 (0.076%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.076%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.076%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.076%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 294 (22.43%) Office 365
2 247 (18.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 137 (10.45%) Amazon AWS
4 58 (4.42%) IaaS
5 47 (3.59%) Azure Active Directory
6 41 (3.13%) SaaS
7 32 (2.44%) PaaS
8 19 (1.45%) G Suite
9 18 (1.37%) GitHub
10 16 (1.22%) Mimecast
11 15 (1.14%) NuGet
12 12 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
13 11 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
13 11 (0.84%) Slack
14 10 (0.76%) OneDrive
15 7 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 7 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
16 6 (0.46%) Amazon S3
16 6 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
16 6 (0.46%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 207 (15.79%) Firewall
2 166 (12.66%) DNS
3 133 (10.14%) TCP/IP
4 119 (9.08%) SAN
4 119 (9.08%) WAN
5 115 (8.77%) LAN
6 108 (8.24%) DHCP
7 76 (5.80%) VPN
8 51 (3.89%) Skype
9 43 (3.28%) Internet
9 43 (3.28%) VoIP
10 41 (3.13%) Wireless
11 33 (2.52%) VLAN
12 28 (2.14%) NetScaler
13 25 (1.91%) MPLS
14 23 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
15 22 (1.68%) IP Telephony
16 21 (1.60%) Intranet
17 20 (1.53%) Cisco IOS
18 17 (1.30%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (19.76%) SQL Server
2 38 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 36 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 25 (1.91%) MySQL
6 24 (1.83%) Azure SQL Database
6 24 (1.83%) Oracle BI EE
6 24 (1.83%) Relational Database
6 24 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 20 (1.53%) Big Data
8 12 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
8 12 (0.92%) RDBMS
9 10 (0.76%) Power BI
9 10 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (0.69%) MS Access
10 9 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
11 8 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
11 8 (0.61%) Cosmos DB
11 8 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (0.61%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 82 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 63 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 55 (4.20%) TeamCity
4 51 (3.89%) JIRA
5 50 (3.81%) Jenkins
6 48 (3.66%) Visual Studio
7 27 (2.06%) Subversion
8 25 (1.91%) Maven
9 21 (1.60%) Ant
10 19 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
11 17 (1.30%) Eclipse
12 16 (1.22%) MSBuild
12 16 (1.22%) NUnit
13 15 (1.14%) CA Release Automation
13 15 (1.14%) Fiddler
13 15 (1.14%) IntelliJ
13 15 (1.14%) ReSharper
14 12 (0.92%) CruiseControl
14 12 (0.92%) Moq
14 12 (0.92%) MSTest
General
1 536 (40.88%) Finance
2 115 (8.77%) Banking
3 103 (7.86%) Law
4 76 (5.80%) Legal
5 35 (2.67%) Front Office
6 31 (2.36%) Advertising
7 30 (2.29%) Back Office
8 29 (2.21%) Retail
9 26 (1.98%) Financial Institution
10 22 (1.68%) Investment Banking
11 17 (1.30%) Billing
12 14 (1.07%) Publishing
13 13 (0.99%) Telecoms
14 8 (0.61%) Military
14 8 (0.61%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.46%) Marketing
16 5 (0.38%) French Language
17 4 (0.31%) Dutch Language
17 4 (0.31%) Games
18 3 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 267 (20.37%) Analyst
2 159 (12.13%) Support Engineer
3 137 (10.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 132 (10.07%) Support Analyst
5 114 (8.70%) Developer
6 101 (7.70%) Desktop Support
7 84 (6.41%) IT Support
8 76 (5.80%) DevOps Engineer
9 71 (5.42%) Architect
10 67 (5.11%) Service Analyst
11 65 (4.96%) Desktop Engineer
11 65 (4.96%) Windows Engineer
12 64 (4.88%) IT Engineer
13 63 (4.81%) C# Developer
14 59 (4.50%) Security Analyst
15 57 (4.35%) IT Analyst
16 56 (4.27%) Desktop Support Engineer
17 54 (4.12%) .NET Developer
17 54 (4.12%) 2nd Line Support
18 47 (3.59%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (14.65%) .NET
2 93 (7.09%) Web Services
3 79 (6.03%) ASP.NET
4 67 (5.11%) HTML
5 66 (5.03%) ASP.NET Web API
6 55 (4.20%) CSS
7 45 (3.43%) REST
8 44 (3.36%) AngularJS
8 44 (3.36%) XML
9 34 (2.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 28 (2.14%) jQuery
11 26 (1.98%) JSON
11 26 (1.98%) RESTful
12 23 (1.75%) WCF
13 22 (1.68%) .NET Framework
14 21 (1.60%) HTML5
14 21 (1.60%) WinForms
15 20 (1.53%) SOAP
16 18 (1.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 16 (1.22%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 78 (5.95%) Data Centre
2 73 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (5.03%) Management Information System
4 62 (4.73%) Computer Science
4 62 (4.73%) Fintech
5 55 (4.20%) Blackberry
6 44 (3.36%) iPhone
7 37 (2.82%) Clustering
7 37 (2.82%) User Experience
8 33 (2.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 29 (2.21%) Video Conferencing
10 28 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
11 25 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
12 21 (1.60%) Hedge funds
13 20 (1.53%) Driving Licence
14 19 (1.45%) Reinsurance
14 19 (1.45%) Replication
15 17 (1.30%) Mobile App
15 17 (1.30%) Public Cloud
16 16 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 418 (31.88%) Windows Server
2 306 (23.34%) Linux
3 241 (18.38%) Windows 10
4 211 (16.09%) Windows 7
5 163 (12.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 147 (11.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 74 (5.64%) Unix
8 73 (5.57%) Android
9 46 (3.51%) CentOS
10 45 (3.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 40 (3.05%) Apple iOS
12 36 (2.75%) Mac OS X
13 35 (2.67%) Mac OS
14 27 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
15 23 (1.75%) Ubuntu
16 22 (1.68%) Windows 8
17 12 (0.92%) VMS
18 11 (0.84%) Solaris
18 11 (0.84%) Windows XP
19 10 (0.76%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (21.97%) ITIL
2 190 (14.49%) DevOps
3 149 (11.37%) Agile Software Development
4 121 (9.23%) Problem-Solving
5 105 (8.01%) Configuration Management
6 93 (7.09%) Project Management
7 90 (6.86%) Migration
8 88 (6.71%) Service Delivery
9 84 (6.41%) Information Security
10 63 (4.81%) Continuous Integration
11 60 (4.58%) MVC
12 58 (4.42%) Change Management
12 58 (4.42%) Service Management
13 55 (4.20%) Cybersecurity
13 55 (4.20%) ITSM
14 53 (4.04%) Incident Management
15 52 (3.97%) Risk Management
16 46 (3.51%) Mobile Device Management
16 46 (3.51%) Test Automation
17 44 (3.36%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 323 (24.64%) SQL
2 254 (19.37%) PowerShell
3 181 (13.81%) C#
4 102 (7.78%) Java
5 93 (7.09%) Python
6 86 (6.56%) JavaScript
7 53 (4.04%) T-SQL
8 44 (3.36%) Perl
9 42 (3.20%) Shell Script
10 41 (3.13%) C++
11 39 (2.97%) Bash Shell
12 34 (2.59%) VBScript
13 33 (2.52%) VB
14 16 (1.22%) PHP
15 15 (1.14%) C
16 9 (0.69%) VB.NET
16 9 (0.69%) VBA
17 7 (0.53%) VB6
18 6 (0.46%) PL/SQL
18 6 (0.46%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 149 (11.37%) Degree
2 109 (8.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 62 (4.73%) CISSP
4 52 (3.97%) MCSE
5 44 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
6 43 (3.28%) MCSA
7 40 (3.05%) CCNA
8 24 (1.83%) CISM
9 23 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
9 23 (1.75%) MCP
10 21 (1.60%) MCITP
11 20 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 19 (1.45%) A+ Certification
13 17 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
13 17 (1.30%) Security Cleared
14 14 (1.07%) MCTS
14 14 (1.07%) SANS
14 14 (1.07%) SC Cleared
14 14 (1.07%) TOGAF Certification
15 13 (0.99%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (4.58%) SLA
2 40 (3.05%) QA
3 24 (1.83%) GDPR
4 19 (1.45%) PCI DSS
5 18 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.46%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.46%) PMO
7 5 (0.38%) SEPA
8 4 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.23%) MiFID
10 2 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.076%) COBIT
11 1 (0.076%) GCP
11 1 (0.076%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 502 (38.29%) Active Directory
2 222 (16.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 117 (8.92%) Hyper-V
4 72 (5.49%) XenApp
5 55 (4.20%) VMware ESXi
6 46 (3.51%) vSphere
7 44 (3.36%) Docker
7 44 (3.36%) XenDesktop
8 24 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
9 20 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
10 18 (1.37%) BitLocker
10 18 (1.37%) Virtual Desktop
11 15 (1.14%) XenServer
12 8 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (0.46%) pfSense
13 6 (0.46%) Snort
14 5 (0.38%) DFS Replication
14 5 (0.38%) Terminal Services
15 4 (0.31%) Terminal Server
15 4 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 155 (11.82%) SCCM
2 64 (4.88%) Puppet
3 61 (4.65%) Ansible
4 46 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
5 45 (3.43%) SCOM
6 27 (2.06%) Terraform
7 26 (1.98%) WSUS
8 23 (1.75%) Backup Exec
9 22 (1.68%) Perfmon
10 21 (1.60%) Single Sign-On
11 17 (1.30%) Nagios
12 15 (1.14%) Kibana
12 15 (1.14%) logstash
13 14 (1.07%) NetBackup
13 14 (1.07%) SCOrch
13 14 (1.07%) vCenter Server
14 13 (0.99%) Failover Clustering
14 13 (0.99%) Microsoft Intune
15 12 (0.92%) HP Data Protector
15 12 (0.92%) Nessus
Vendors
1 549 (41.88%) Microsoft
2 390 (29.75%) VMware
3 227 (17.32%) Citrix
4 181 (13.81%) Cisco
5 70 (5.34%) HP
6 59 (4.50%) Apple
7 47 (3.59%) Oracle
8 40 (3.05%) Adobe
9 37 (2.82%) Veeam
10 35 (2.67%) ServiceNow
11 33 (2.52%) iManage
12 30 (2.29%) NetApp
12 30 (2.29%) Red Hat
13 29 (2.21%) Sun
14 28 (2.14%) Dell
14 28 (2.14%) SolarWinds
15 26 (1.98%) Bloomberg
16 25 (1.91%) Siebel
17 24 (1.83%) Google
18 23 (1.75%) Sybase