Period
to 25 November 2020

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 25 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 14 11
Rank change year-on-year -7 -3 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 393 1,279 1,467
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 9.77% 12.88% 13.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.51% 57.30% 58.47%
Number of salaries quoted 383 1,147 1,327
Median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £25,900 £26,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £84,250
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £49,750
% change year-on-year +15.79% -4.52% +2.58%

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 763 2,232 2,509
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.97% 22.48% 22.79%
Number of salaries quoted 676 1,874 2,215
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £96,250 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £58,625
% change year-on-year +8.33% +2.35% +6.59%

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 25 November 2020.

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 25 November 2020. 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 +16 1 £60,000 +4.35%
Windows
Central London

For the 6 months to 25 November 2020, 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.

1 186 (47.33%) Microsoft
2 172 (43.77%) Active Directory
3 148 (37.66%) Windows Server
4 147 (37.40%) Azure
5 144 (36.64%) Finance
6 143 (36.39%) Office 365
7 118 (30.03%) VMware
8 110 (27.99%) Linux
9 106 (26.97%) Windows 10
10 94 (23.92%) PowerShell
11 82 (20.87%) AWS
12 75 (19.08%) VMware Infrastructure
13 72 (18.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 66 (16.79%) Windows Server 2012
15 63 (16.03%) SQL
16 60 (15.27%) Cisco
17 58 (14.76%) ITIL
17 58 (14.76%) Python
18 51 (12.98%) Citrix
19 49 (12.47%) DevOps
20 48 (12.21%) SQL Server
21 47 (11.96%) Microsoft Office
22 45 (11.45%) Microsoft Certification
22 45 (11.45%) Management Information System
22 45 (11.45%) Agile Software Development
22 45 (11.45%) Ansible
23 44 (11.20%) Windows Server 2016
23 44 (11.20%) SCCM
24 43 (10.94%) Law
24 43 (10.94%) HP

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 38 (9.67%) SharePoint
2 34 (8.65%) IIS
3 21 (5.34%) MS Exchange
4 11 (2.80%) Confluence
5 9 (2.29%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.02%) Apache
7 3 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.25%) CMS
Applications
1 47 (11.96%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.25%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.25%) InDesign
4 1 (0.25%) LightWave 3D
4 1 (0.25%) MODO
4 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.25%) Revit
4 1 (0.25%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 4 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.76%) iTrent
2 3 (0.76%) Northgate Housing
3 2 (0.51%) Eikon
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.25%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.25%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 147 (37.40%) Azure
2 143 (36.39%) Office 365
3 82 (20.87%) AWS
4 41 (10.43%) SaaS
5 28 (7.12%) Azure Active Directory
6 25 (6.36%) IaaS
7 21 (5.34%) PaaS
8 10 (2.54%) GCP
9 9 (2.29%) OneDrive
10 8 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (1.78%) Mimecast
12 5 (1.27%) Heroku
12 5 (1.27%) Serverless
13 3 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
13 3 (0.76%) Power Platform
14 2 (0.51%) Azure Data Factory
14 2 (0.51%) G Suite
15 1 (0.25%) GitHub
15 1 (0.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 36 (9.16%) Firewall
2 35 (8.91%) SAN
3 34 (8.65%) DNS
4 25 (6.36%) VPN
5 23 (5.85%) DHCP
6 21 (5.34%) LAN
7 19 (4.83%) WAN
8 16 (4.07%) TCP/IP
9 15 (3.82%) Skype
10 12 (3.05%) Network Security
11 8 (2.04%) SSL
12 7 (1.78%) VSAN
12 7 (1.78%) Wireshark
13 6 (1.53%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (1.53%) NetScaler
14 5 (1.27%) Unified Communications
14 5 (1.27%) VoIP
15 4 (1.02%) Remote Desktop
16 3 (0.76%) PBX
16 3 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (12.21%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (3.31%) MySQL
4 12 (3.05%) BusinessObjects
5 11 (2.80%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 11 (2.80%) SAP BW
5 11 (2.80%) SAP HANA
6 9 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.04%) NoSQL
8 7 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.78%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.53%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (1.53%) Redis
9 6 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (1.02%) KDB
11 4 (1.02%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.76%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 27 (6.87%) JIRA
2 17 (4.33%) Jenkins
3 14 (3.56%) Selenium
4 13 (3.31%) Git (software)
5 10 (2.54%) GitLab
6 9 (2.29%) Cucumber
7 6 (1.53%) Subversion
8 5 (1.27%) SoapUI
8 5 (1.27%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (1.02%) REST Assured
9 4 (1.02%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.76%) Artifactory
10 3 (0.76%) GCC
10 3 (0.76%) JUnit
11 2 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.51%) SonarQube
11 2 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 144 (36.64%) Finance
2 43 (10.94%) Law
3 39 (9.92%) Banking
4 13 (3.31%) Front Office
4 13 (3.31%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.80%) Advertising
6 10 (2.54%) Legal
7 8 (2.04%) Marketing
8 5 (1.27%) Back Office
8 5 (1.27%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.02%) Public Sector
10 3 (0.76%) Publishing
10 3 (0.76%) Retail
10 3 (0.76%) Social Housing
11 2 (0.51%) International Banking
11 2 (0.51%) Police
11 2 (0.51%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.25%) Brand Awareness
12 1 (0.25%) Games
12 1 (0.25%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 89 (22.65%) Analyst
2 49 (12.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 41 (10.43%) Support Analyst
4 31 (7.89%) Desktop Support
5 30 (7.63%) Support Engineer
6 27 (6.87%) IT Engineer
7 25 (6.36%) 2nd Line Support
8 24 (6.11%) Desktop Analyst
8 24 (6.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 24 (6.11%) Developer
9 23 (5.85%) DevOps Engineer
10 22 (5.60%) Systems Engineer
10 22 (5.60%) Windows Engineer
11 20 (5.09%) Administrator
12 19 (4.83%) Azure Engineer
13 18 (4.58%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 18 (4.58%) Applications Support
13 18 (4.58%) Windows Support Analyst
14 17 (4.33%) IT Support
14 17 (4.33%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (7.38%) .NET
2 14 (3.56%) Node.js
3 12 (3.05%) React
4 11 (2.80%) SAP Basis
4 11 (2.80%) Web Services
5 9 (2.29%) AngularJS
6 7 (1.78%) Gherkin
6 7 (1.78%) HTML
6 7 (1.78%) YAML
7 5 (1.27%) Kafka
8 4 (1.02%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (1.02%) HTML5
8 4 (1.02%) LDAP
8 4 (1.02%) Protocol Buffers
8 4 (1.02%) pytest
8 4 (1.02%) REST
8 4 (1.02%) Spring
8 4 (1.02%) ZeroMQ
9 3 (0.76%) CSS
9 3 (0.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.45%) Management Information System
2 23 (5.85%) Public Cloud
3 19 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (4.33%) Data Centre
5 16 (4.07%) Client/Server
6 11 (2.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
7 8 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (1.78%) CMDB
8 7 (1.78%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 7 (1.78%) Fixed Income
8 7 (1.78%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (1.78%) Robotics
9 6 (1.53%) EMC VNXe
9 6 (1.53%) EPoS
9 6 (1.53%) FlexPod
9 6 (1.53%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (1.53%) Replication
9 6 (1.53%) Smartphone
9 6 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 148 (37.66%) Windows Server
2 110 (27.99%) Linux
3 106 (26.97%) Windows 10
4 66 (16.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (11.20%) Windows Server 2016
6 32 (8.14%) Windows 7
7 27 (6.87%) Windows Server 2019
8 26 (6.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (6.11%) Unix
10 14 (3.56%) Windows XP
11 9 (2.29%) Android
11 9 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (2.29%) Solaris
12 7 (1.78%) Mac OS
13 6 (1.53%) Debian
14 3 (0.76%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.76%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.51%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (18.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 58 (14.76%) ITIL
3 49 (12.47%) DevOps
4 45 (11.45%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (8.65%) Migration
6 32 (8.14%) Problem-Solving
7 27 (6.87%) Disaster Recovery
8 26 (6.62%) Change Control
8 26 (6.62%) Configuration Management
9 25 (6.36%) Test Automation
10 24 (6.11%) Infrastructure Automation
11 21 (5.34%) ITSM
11 21 (5.34%) Mentoring
11 21 (5.34%) SDLC
12 20 (5.09%) Fintech
12 20 (5.09%) Information Security
13 19 (4.83%) Change Management
13 19 (4.83%) Problem Management
14 17 (4.33%) Service Management
15 16 (4.07%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (23.92%) PowerShell
2 63 (16.03%) SQL
3 58 (14.76%) Python
4 25 (6.36%) C#
4 25 (6.36%) Java
5 18 (4.58%) JavaScript
6 15 (3.82%) Bash Shell
7 12 (3.05%) T-SQL
8 11 (2.80%) VB
9 10 (2.54%) C++
10 9 (2.29%) Perl
10 9 (2.29%) Shell Script
11 8 (2.04%) TypeScript
12 5 (1.27%) Ruby
13 4 (1.02%) C
14 3 (0.76%) Java 8
14 3 (0.76%) PHP
14 3 (0.76%) VBA
15 2 (0.51%) Korn
15 2 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (11.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (6.87%) Degree
3 16 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (3.56%) MCSA
5 12 (3.05%) CISSP
6 10 (2.54%) CISM
6 10 (2.54%) MCP
6 10 (2.54%) MCSE
7 9 (2.29%) CCSP
7 9 (2.29%) SC Cleared
7 9 (2.29%) Security Cleared
8 8 (2.04%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 7 (1.78%) CREST Certified
9 7 (1.78%) CTC Cleared
9 7 (1.78%) GCFA
9 7 (1.78%) GCIA
9 7 (1.78%) GCIH
10 5 (1.27%) AWS Certification
11 4 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (1.02%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.62%) SLA
2 13 (3.31%) QA
3 9 (2.29%) NIST
4 8 (2.04%) COBIT
5 5 (1.27%) GDPR
6 4 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.25%) ISO 31000
8 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 172 (43.77%) Active Directory
2 75 (19.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (7.12%) Docker
4 21 (5.34%) Hyper-V
5 14 (3.56%) XenDesktop
6 12 (3.05%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (2.80%) Virtual Desktop
7 11 (2.80%) XenApp
8 8 (2.04%) vSphere
9 3 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.51%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.25%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.25%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (0.25%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.25%) Firmware
11 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 45 (11.45%) Ansible
2 44 (11.20%) SCCM
3 39 (9.92%) Puppet
4 38 (9.67%) Terraform
5 30 (7.63%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (6.36%) Microsoft Intune
7 12 (3.05%) WSUS
8 11 (2.80%) Kubernetes
9 9 (2.29%) SCOM
10 7 (1.78%) CSIRT
10 7 (1.78%) vCenter Server
11 5 (1.27%) Control-M
11 5 (1.27%) Nagios
12 4 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (1.02%) NetBackup
12 4 (1.02%) Single Sign-On
13 3 (0.76%) CASB
13 3 (0.76%) Kibana
13 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Clustering
13 3 (0.76%) Nessus
Vendors
1 186 (47.33%) Microsoft
2 118 (30.03%) VMware
3 60 (15.27%) Cisco
4 51 (12.98%) Citrix
5 43 (10.94%) HP
6 18 (4.58%) Dell
7 17 (4.33%) EMC
8 16 (4.07%) Oracle
9 14 (3.56%) SAP
10 13 (3.31%) SolarWinds
11 10 (2.54%) Google
11 10 (2.54%) NetApp
12 9 (2.29%) Bloomberg
12 9 (2.29%) Sun
13 7 (1.78%) Apple
13 7 (1.78%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.78%) Veeam
14 6 (1.53%) Isilon
14 6 (1.53%) Mitel
14 6 (1.53%) Salesforce.com