The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England / London
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 11 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 4530 5333 6871
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.14% 13.18% 15.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.84% 50.71% 56.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3884 4650 5989
Median salary £49,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.88% -2.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year - +4.16%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8910 10516 12085
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 25.85% 25.99% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 7438 9167 10430
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in London

Windows
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows in London.

Salary trend for Windows in London

Windows
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in London over the 3 months to 23 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in London

Windows
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the London region over the 3 months to 23 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -2 774 £50,000 - 124
Croydon +3 43 £34,500 +42.26% 3
Canary Wharf -10 33 £63,750 +82.14%
Westminster +9 31 £50,000 -41.17%
West End of London +5 25 £35,000 - 17
Uxbridge +7 18 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Twickenham -2 18 £47,500 +31.03% 2
Kingston Upon Thames -10 18 £52,500 +40.00% 5
Hammersmith -14 18 £46,750 -10.95% 2
Dagenham - 15 £43,250 -
Chessington +5 13 £24,000 -26.15% 1
Mitcham - 11 £32,500 -
Wimbledon +29 10 £62,500 +72.41%
Romford -1 9 £60,000 +140.00% 3
Hounslow +6 7 £45,000 -25.00% 7
Southwark +4 7 £27,500 -21.42%
Chiswick 0 7 £36,500 -23.56%
New Malden 0 7 £49,000 +30.66% 2
Feltham 0 7 £47,500 +179.41% 1
Stanmore -1 7 £40,000 +23.07%
Mayfair -2 7 £85,000 -
Barnet - 7 £35,000 - 2
Bromley -19 6 £25,750 +1.98%
Greenwich -2 5 £37,500 +19.04% 1
Orpington +12 4 £27,000 -36.47%
Brentford +2 4 £47,500 +50.79% 3
Heathrow +1 4 £27,500 -8.33%
Docklands, London -6 3 £50,000 -2.43%
Wembley -8 3 £25,000 -9.09% 1
Lewisham - 3 £18,000 -
Enfield +2 2 £22,500 -16.66%
Ealing -5 2 £33,523 -50.33%
Surbiton -10 2 £25,000 -37.50% 3
Paddington - 2 £21,500 -
Beckenham +6 1 £32,500 +3.17%
Moorgate +2 1 £40,000 +19.40%
Greenford -1 1 £44,000 -12.00% 1
Harrow -1 1 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Sidcup -1 1 £31,500 +12.50%
South Kensington -5 1 £57,770 +5.89%
Ilford - 1 £25,000 -
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2017, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Windows.

1 3447 (39.69%) Microsoft
2 3402 (39.17%) Active Directory
3 3049 (35.11%) Windows Server
4 2502 (28.81%) Linux
5 2459 (28.31%) Finance
6 2391 (27.53%) VMware
7 2086 (24.02%) SQL
8 1963 (22.60%) SQL Server
9 1557 (17.93%) ITIL
10 1507 (17.35%) Windows 7
11 1475 (16.98%) Windows Server 2012
12 1404 (16.17%) Windows Server 2008
13 1397 (16.09%) VMware Infrastructure
14 1342 (15.45%) Firewall
15 1333 (15.35%) MS Exchange
16 1294 (14.90%) Citrix
17 1292 (14.88%) Cisco
18 1272 (14.65%) Agile Software Development
19 1266 (14.58%) Office 365
20 1262 (14.53%) PowerShell
21 1226 (14.12%) Microsoft Office
22 1152 (13.26%) .NET
23 1115 (12.84%) DNS
24 1093 (12.58%) Degree
25 1067 (12.29%) Microsoft Azure
26 1065 (12.26%) C#
27 957 (11.02%) Unix
28 926 (10.66%) Amazon AWS
29 911 (10.49%) TCP/IP
30 869 (10.01%) Banking

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 1333 (15.35%) MS Exchange
2 850 (9.79%) IIS
3 627 (7.22%) SharePoint
4 579 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 425 (4.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 423 (4.87%) Skype for Business
7 285 (3.28%) Apache
8 256 (2.95%) Tomcat
9 202 (2.33%) WebSphere
10 185 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
11 181 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 138 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
13 119 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
13 119 (1.37%) JBoss
14 111 (1.28%) Confluence
15 107 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
16 103 (1.19%) WebLogic
17 99 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
18 68 (0.78%) CMS
19 59 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1226 (14.12%) Microsoft Office
2 261 (3.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 135 (1.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 69 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 44 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
6 19 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 17 (0.20%) Photoshop
8 11 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
9 10 (0.12%) InDesign
10 9 (0.10%) Acrobat
11 8 (0.092%) AutoCAD
11 8 (0.092%) Mozilla Thunderbird
12 7 (0.081%) Adobe Illustrator
13 5 (0.058%) Final Cut Pro
13 5 (0.058%) MicroStation
14 4 (0.046%) Adobe Captivate
14 4 (0.046%) GNU Octave
14 4 (0.046%) InfoPath
15 3 (0.035%) GIMP
16 2 (0.023%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 90 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
3 35 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 31 (0.36%) Actimize
5 29 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
6 21 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
7 14 (0.16%) ION MarketView
8 13 (0.15%) RMDS
9 11 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
9 11 (0.13%) Remedy AR System
10 10 (0.12%) Siebel Analytics
11 7 (0.081%) Eikon
12 6 (0.069%) Maximo
12 6 (0.069%) OpenText MBPM
12 6 (0.069%) SAP Business One
13 5 (0.058%) Bloomberg TOMS
13 5 (0.058%) MetaTrader
13 5 (0.058%) Temenos T24
13 5 (0.058%) thinkFolio
14 4 (0.046%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1266 (14.58%) Office 365
2 1067 (12.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 926 (10.66%) Amazon AWS
4 186 (2.14%) SaaS
5 173 (1.99%) IaaS
6 149 (1.72%) PaaS
7 139 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
8 100 (1.15%) Mimecast
9 74 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
10 73 (0.84%) G Suite
11 69 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
12 60 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 58 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
14 56 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
15 54 (0.62%) Amazon S3
16 52 (0.60%) GitHub
17 36 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 31 (0.36%) CloudBees
19 28 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
20 26 (0.30%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1342 (15.45%) Firewall
2 1115 (12.84%) DNS
3 911 (10.49%) TCP/IP
4 793 (9.13%) DHCP
5 742 (8.54%) LAN
6 702 (8.08%) SAN
7 694 (7.99%) WAN
8 551 (6.34%) VPN
9 381 (4.39%) Internet
10 373 (4.29%) VoIP
11 308 (3.55%) Network Security
12 279 (3.21%) Skype
13 229 (2.64%) VLAN
14 217 (2.50%) Wireless
15 208 (2.39%) NAS
16 174 (2.00%) iSCSI
17 142 (1.64%) SNMP
18 133 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
19 130 (1.50%) MPLS
20 125 (1.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1963 (22.60%) SQL Server
2 319 (3.67%) MySQL
3 286 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 264 (3.04%) Relational Database
5 254 (2.92%) SQL Server 2014
6 237 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 223 (2.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 210 (2.42%) NoSQL
9 205 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 171 (1.97%) MongoDB
11 141 (1.62%) Oracle Database
12 104 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
13 96 (1.11%) RDBMS
14 90 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
15 88 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 79 (0.91%) Redis
17 78 (0.90%) Hadoop
18 72 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
19 71 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
19 71 (0.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 383 (4.41%) Git (software)
2 349 (4.02%) JIRA
3 342 (3.94%) Jenkins
4 245 (2.82%) TeamCity
5 234 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 220 (2.53%) NUnit
7 209 (2.41%) Octopus Deploy
8 205 (2.36%) Subversion
9 202 (2.33%) Visual Studio
10 183 (2.11%) Rhino Mocks
11 157 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 144 (1.66%) Moq
13 112 (1.29%) Selenium
14 107 (1.23%) Hudson
15 96 (1.11%) Maven
16 92 (1.06%) MSTest
17 72 (0.83%) MSI
18 69 (0.79%) JUnit
19 61 (0.70%) MSBuild
20 60 (0.69%) Vagrant
General
1 2459 (28.31%) Finance
2 869 (10.01%) Banking
3 464 (5.34%) Law
4 455 (5.24%) Legal
5 347 (4.00%) Telecoms
6 298 (3.43%) Retail
7 232 (2.67%) Investment Banking
8 209 (2.41%) Marketing
9 168 (1.93%) Front Office
10 155 (1.78%) Games
11 154 (1.77%) Back Office
12 108 (1.24%) Financial Institution
13 85 (0.98%) Advertising
14 83 (0.96%) Publishing
15 58 (0.67%) Manufacturing
16 50 (0.58%) Electronics
16 50 (0.58%) Retail Banking
17 49 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
18 28 (0.32%) Billing
19 27 (0.31%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1828 (21.05%) Analyst
2 1053 (12.12%) Developer
3 935 (10.77%) Support Analyst
4 925 (10.65%) Support Engineer
5 731 (8.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 563 (6.48%) IT Support
7 557 (6.41%) Windows Engineer
8 548 (6.31%) Administrator
9 501 (5.77%) Desktop Support
10 481 (5.54%) 2nd Line Support
11 439 (5.05%) C# Developer
12 388 (4.47%) .NET Developer
13 380 (4.38%) Architect
14 377 (4.34%) Applications Support
15 372 (4.28%) Service Analyst
16 338 (3.89%) IT Engineer
17 334 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
18 312 (3.59%) Systems Administrator
19 310 (3.57%) Consultant
19 310 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1152 (13.26%) .NET
2 506 (5.83%) ASP.NET
3 465 (5.35%) HTML
4 438 (5.04%) Web Services
5 352 (4.05%) XML
6 351 (4.04%) CSS
7 305 (3.51%) WPF
8 271 (3.12%) WCF
9 259 (2.98%) ASP.NET MVC
10 252 (2.90%) .NET Framework
11 249 (2.87%) WinForms
12 233 (2.68%) AngularJS
13 181 (2.08%) jQuery
14 168 (1.93%) REST
15 167 (1.92%) SOAP
16 161 (1.85%) NHibernate
17 159 (1.83%) ASP.NET Web API
18 148 (1.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 147 (1.69%) HTML5
20 140 (1.61%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 571 (6.57%) Computer Science
2 513 (5.91%) Data Centre
3 477 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
4 407 (4.69%) Management Information System
5 304 (3.50%) Clustering
5 304 (3.50%) Hedge funds
6 296 (3.41%) Blackberry
7 182 (2.10%) Fintech
8 178 (2.05%) Client/Server
9 172 (1.98%) iPhone
10 156 (1.80%) Public Cloud
11 152 (1.75%) User Experience
12 146 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
13 142 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
14 128 (1.47%) iPad
15 125 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
16 120 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 119 (1.37%) Driving Licence
18 113 (1.30%) PKI
19 105 (1.21%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3049 (35.11%) Windows Server
2 2502 (28.81%) Linux
3 1507 (17.35%) Windows 7
4 1475 (16.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 1404 (16.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 957 (11.02%) Unix
7 852 (9.81%) Windows 10
8 444 (5.11%) Android
9 425 (4.89%) Windows 8
10 405 (4.66%) Windows Server 2003
11 368 (4.24%) Apple iOS
12 301 (3.47%) Mac OS X
13 277 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 227 (2.61%) Windows XP
15 190 (2.19%) CentOS
16 185 (2.13%) Solaris
17 174 (2.00%) Mac OS
18 124 (1.43%) Ubuntu
19 93 (1.07%) Windows Phone
20 86 (0.99%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1557 (17.93%) ITIL
2 1272 (14.65%) Agile Software Development
3 845 (9.73%) DevOps
4 580 (6.68%) Scrum
5 506 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
6 419 (4.82%) TDD
7 401 (4.62%) Migration
7 401 (4.62%) MVC
8 383 (4.41%) Information Security
9 380 (4.38%) Project Management
10 362 (4.17%) Service Management
11 338 (3.89%) Configuration Management
11 338 (3.89%) Disaster Recovery
12 336 (3.87%) OO
13 306 (3.52%) Business Intelligence
14 302 (3.48%) Analytics
15 299 (3.44%) Service Delivery
16 297 (3.42%) Kanban
16 297 (3.42%) Software Engineering
17 296 (3.41%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2086 (24.02%) SQL
2 1262 (14.53%) PowerShell
3 1065 (12.26%) C#
4 748 (8.61%) Java
5 729 (8.39%) Python
6 576 (6.63%) JavaScript
7 447 (5.15%) C++
8 303 (3.49%) T-SQL
9 291 (3.35%) Bash Shell
10 252 (2.90%) Perl
11 205 (2.36%) VB
12 201 (2.31%) Ruby
13 194 (2.23%) C
14 181 (2.08%) Shell Script
15 156 (1.80%) PHP
16 90 (1.04%) VBA
17 81 (0.93%) VBScript
18 69 (0.79%) VB.NET
19 65 (0.75%) PL/SQL
20 55 (0.63%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1093 (12.58%) Degree
2 749 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 506 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
4 426 (4.91%) MCSE
5 326 (3.75%) CCNA
6 258 (2.97%) CISSP
7 229 (2.64%) MCP
8 223 (2.57%) MCSA
9 218 (2.51%) CCNP
10 203 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 188 (2.16%) CISM
12 151 (1.74%) Security Cleared
13 136 (1.57%) MCITP
14 132 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
15 95 (1.09%) SANS
16 79 (0.91%) CISA
17 73 (0.84%) CCSP
18 72 (0.83%) GCIH
18 72 (0.83%) SC Cleared
19 68 (0.78%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 448 (5.16%) SLA
2 274 (3.15%) QA
3 199 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 172 (1.98%) PCI DSS
5 49 (0.56%) ISO27002
6 46 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 39 (0.45%) COBIT
8 34 (0.39%) Data Quality
9 33 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
10 19 (0.22%) ISO 9001
11 18 (0.21%) PMO
12 16 (0.18%) MiFID
13 13 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 13 (0.15%) SEPA
14 12 (0.14%) HL7
15 11 (0.13%) GDPR
16 6 (0.069%) ISO 8583
17 5 (0.058%) GCP
17 5 (0.058%) ISO 14001
17 5 (0.058%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 3402 (39.17%) Active Directory
2 1397 (16.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 847 (9.75%) Hyper-V
4 460 (5.30%) XenApp
5 416 (4.79%) vSphere
6 261 (3.01%) VMware ESXi
7 257 (2.96%) Docker
8 235 (2.71%) XenDesktop
9 134 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
10 100 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
11 83 (0.96%) NFS
12 80 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
13 69 (0.79%) XenServer
14 63 (0.73%) Terminal Services
15 60 (0.69%) KVM
16 58 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
16 58 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
17 54 (0.62%) Xen
18 51 (0.59%) vCloud
19 40 (0.46%) iptables
Systems Management
1 758 (8.73%) SCCM
2 453 (5.22%) Puppet
3 350 (4.03%) Opscode Chef
4 327 (3.77%) Ansible
5 224 (2.58%) Nagios
6 205 (2.36%) SCOM
7 132 (1.52%) Backup Exec
8 126 (1.45%) WSUS
9 108 (1.24%) vCenter Server
10 106 (1.22%) Kubernetes
11 87 (1.00%) Microsoft Clustering
12 66 (0.76%) AirWatch
13 65 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
14 59 (0.68%) NetBackup
15 58 (0.67%) Terraform
16 57 (0.66%) Opsview
17 55 (0.63%) Nessus
18 52 (0.60%) Graphite
19 51 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
20 42 (0.48%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3447 (39.69%) Microsoft
2 2391 (27.53%) VMware
3 1294 (14.90%) Citrix
4 1292 (14.88%) Cisco
5 700 (8.06%) Oracle
6 583 (6.71%) HP
7 394 (4.54%) Red Hat
8 373 (4.29%) Apple
9 368 (4.24%) NetApp
10 258 (2.97%) Google
11 217 (2.50%) Juniper
12 216 (2.49%) Dell
13 212 (2.44%) IBM
14 206 (2.37%) EMC
15 185 (2.13%) Splunk
16 175 (2.01%) CheckPoint
17 172 (1.98%) Bloomberg
18 162 (1.87%) iManage
19 160 (1.84%) Symantec
20 122 (1.40%) Reuters
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