Period
to 18 September 2019

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 6 months to 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > London
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 12 12
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 6,703 8,612 9,499
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.97% 12.50% 12.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.25% 54.94% 49.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5,621 7,127 7,853
London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -

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 London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 12,133 15,676 19,010
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 21.67% 22.75% 25.43%
Number of salaries quoted 9,990 12,910 14,706
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £83,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 6 months to 18 September 2019.

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 6 months to 18 September 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
Central London 0 1,806 £50,000 - 299
West London 0 430 £40,250 +0.63% 142
South London +2 368 £45,000 +18.42% 63
East London -2 94 £39,620 -0.01% 70
North London +3 79 £32,500 -23.53% 32
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 London region with a requirement for Windows.

1 2,790 (41.62%) Active Directory
2 2,621 (39.10%) Microsoft
3 2,255 (33.64%) Windows Server
4 2,198 (32.79%) Office 365
5 1,749 (26.09%) Azure
6 1,698 (25.33%) Linux
7 1,668 (24.88%) Finance
8 1,591 (23.74%) Windows 10
9 1,495 (22.30%) VMware
10 1,253 (18.69%) PowerShell
11 1,228 (18.32%) AWS
12 1,211 (18.07%) SQL
13 1,153 (17.20%) SQL Server
14 1,058 (15.78%) Microsoft Office
15 1,052 (15.69%) ITIL
16 992 (14.80%) Windows 7
17 913 (13.62%) DNS
18 873 (13.02%) Firewall
18 873 (13.02%) SCCM
19 868 (12.95%) Citrix
20 861 (12.84%) DevOps
21 850 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
22 788 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
23 786 (11.73%) Problem-Solving
24 768 (11.46%) Windows Server 2012
25 757 (11.29%) C#
26 745 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
27 744 (11.10%) Cisco
28 722 (10.77%) .NET
29 713 (10.64%) Python

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
1 623 (9.29%) MS Exchange
2 412 (6.15%) SharePoint
3 355 (5.30%) IIS
4 247 (3.68%) Skype for Business
5 201 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 186 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 99 (1.48%) Apache
8 73 (1.09%) Confluence
8 73 (1.09%) Tomcat
9 60 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
10 46 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
10 46 (0.69%) nginx
11 44 (0.66%) CMS
12 41 (0.61%) Umbraco
13 40 (0.60%) OpenStack
14 36 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
15 34 (0.51%) IBM Notes
15 34 (0.51%) WebSphere
16 29 (0.43%) JBoss
16 29 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1,058 (15.78%) Microsoft Office
2 211 (3.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 139 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 42 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 21 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 18 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
7 15 (0.22%) Acrobat
8 11 (0.16%) NUKE
9 10 (0.15%) Photoshop
10 9 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
11 7 (0.10%) Maya
12 6 (0.090%) CINEMA 4D
12 6 (0.090%) MODO
13 5 (0.075%) AutoCAD
13 5 (0.075%) S-PLUS
14 4 (0.060%) RoboHelp
15 2 (0.030%) Adobe Premiere
15 2 (0.030%) Chatbot
15 2 (0.030%) MicroStation
15 2 (0.030%) Revit
Business Applications
1 74 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 28 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 20 (0.30%) Elite 3E
4 14 (0.21%) Eikon
5 9 (0.13%) Carpe Diem
5 9 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
5 9 (0.13%) thinkFolio
6 8 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
6 8 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.12%) R3 Corda
7 7 (0.10%) Q-Pulse
7 7 (0.10%) Sage CRM
8 6 (0.090%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 6 (0.090%) Temenos T24
9 4 (0.060%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.060%) Unit4 Business World
10 3 (0.045%) RMDS
10 3 (0.045%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2,198 (32.79%) Office 365
2 1,749 (26.09%) Azure
3 1,228 (18.32%) AWS
4 306 (4.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 273 (4.07%) GCP
6 245 (3.66%) SaaS
7 205 (3.06%) IaaS
8 137 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
9 114 (1.70%) OneDrive
10 108 (1.61%) PaaS
11 105 (1.57%) G Suite
12 98 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
13 95 (1.42%) Amazon S3
14 92 (1.37%) Serverless
15 86 (1.28%) Power Platform
16 85 (1.27%) GitHub
17 82 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
18 71 (1.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 62 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
20 58 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 913 (13.62%) DNS
2 873 (13.02%) Firewall
3 695 (10.37%) DHCP
4 661 (9.86%) TCP/IP
5 469 (7.00%) LAN
6 437 (6.52%) WAN
7 374 (5.58%) VPN
8 303 (4.52%) Skype
9 301 (4.49%) SAN
10 295 (4.40%) VoIP
11 201 (3.00%) Wireless
12 143 (2.13%) Network Security
13 139 (2.07%) Internet
14 134 (2.00%) VLAN
15 114 (1.70%) Wi-Fi
16 111 (1.66%) HTTP
17 106 (1.58%) NAS
18 93 (1.39%) Remote Desktop
19 72 (1.07%) BGP
20 71 (1.06%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,153 (17.20%) SQL Server
2 266 (3.97%) MySQL
3 161 (2.40%) NoSQL
4 153 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
5 141 (2.10%) SQL Server 2016
6 139 (2.07%) Relational Database
7 110 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 105 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 101 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
10 100 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 95 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
12 89 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
13 81 (1.21%) Power BI
14 78 (1.16%) Oracle Database
15 75 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 70 (1.04%) Redis
17 67 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
18 55 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 51 (0.76%) Big Data
19 51 (0.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 417 (6.22%) Git (software)
2 359 (5.36%) Jenkins
3 248 (3.70%) JIRA
4 225 (3.36%) TeamCity
5 220 (3.28%) Octopus Deploy
6 203 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 130 (1.94%) Visual Studio
8 107 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 106 (1.58%) Subversion
10 103 (1.54%) Selenium
11 71 (1.06%) Travis CI
12 70 (1.04%) JMeter
13 68 (1.01%) NUnit
14 61 (0.91%) Bitbucket Server
14 61 (0.91%) IBM UrbanCode
15 57 (0.85%) GoCD
15 57 (0.85%) SpecFlow
16 54 (0.81%) Cucumber
16 54 (0.81%) LoadRunner
17 48 (0.72%) MSI
General
1 1,668 (24.88%) Finance
2 449 (6.70%) Banking
3 335 (5.00%) Law
4 232 (3.46%) Legal
5 174 (2.60%) Retail
6 140 (2.09%) Telecoms
7 93 (1.39%) Marketing
8 82 (1.22%) Financial Institution
9 80 (1.19%) Front Office
10 78 (1.16%) Games
11 57 (0.85%) Advertising
12 53 (0.79%) Back Office
13 47 (0.70%) Public Sector
14 44 (0.66%) Investment Banking
15 37 (0.55%) Aerospace
16 34 (0.51%) French Language
17 30 (0.45%) German Language
18 24 (0.36%) Manufacturing
19 16 (0.24%) Publishing
20 15 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,230 (18.35%) Analyst
2 710 (10.59%) Support Engineer
3 709 (10.58%) Support Analyst
4 631 (9.41%) IT Support
5 617 (9.20%) Developer
6 578 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 404 (6.03%) 2nd Line Support
8 371 (5.53%) DevOps Engineer
9 369 (5.50%) Administrator
9 369 (5.50%) IT Analyst
10 350 (5.22%) IT Engineer
11 326 (4.86%) Consultant
12 306 (4.57%) Desktop Support
13 288 (4.30%) Service Analyst
14 268 (4.00%) Architect
15 266 (3.97%) IT Support Analyst
15 266 (3.97%) Windows Engineer
16 265 (3.95%) C# Developer
17 262 (3.91%) .NET Developer
18 258 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 722 (10.77%) .NET
2 370 (5.52%) ASP.NET
3 298 (4.45%) Web Services
4 246 (3.67%) HTML
5 209 (3.12%) ASP.NET Web API
6 206 (3.07%) CSS
7 183 (2.73%) Node.js
8 166 (2.48%) AngularJS
9 158 (2.36%) .NET Framework
9 158 (2.36%) XML
10 156 (2.33%) WPF
11 152 (2.27%) REST
12 150 (2.24%) .NET Core
13 143 (2.13%) RESTful
14 134 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 126 (1.88%) Elastic Stack
16 114 (1.70%) jQuery
17 107 (1.60%) WinForms
18 94 (1.40%) React
19 92 (1.37%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 365 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 358 (5.34%) Management Information System
3 297 (4.43%) Data Centre
4 231 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
5 212 (3.16%) Video Conferencing
6 168 (2.51%) Public Cloud
7 152 (2.27%) Clustering
8 147 (2.19%) iPhone
9 142 (2.12%) Hedge funds
10 138 (2.06%) User Experience
11 131 (1.95%) Replication
12 120 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
13 118 (1.76%) Greenfield Project
14 100 (1.49%) Blackberry
15 87 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
16 81 (1.21%) Client/Server
16 81 (1.21%) Smartphone
17 76 (1.13%) Private Cloud
18 75 (1.12%) iPad
19 65 (0.97%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 2,255 (33.64%) Windows Server
2 1,698 (25.33%) Linux
3 1,591 (23.74%) Windows 10
4 992 (14.80%) Windows 7
5 768 (11.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 555 (8.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 501 (7.47%) Unix
8 317 (4.73%) Android
9 269 (4.01%) Apple iOS
10 242 (3.61%) Mac OS
11 211 (3.15%) Windows 8
12 183 (2.73%) Mac OS X
13 119 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
14 85 (1.27%) Ubuntu
15 83 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 66 (0.98%) CentOS
17 36 (0.54%) Solaris
18 35 (0.52%) Mesosphere
19 33 (0.49%) Windows XP
20 32 (0.48%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,052 (15.69%) ITIL
2 861 (12.84%) DevOps
3 788 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 786 (11.73%) Problem-Solving
5 745 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 442 (6.59%) Migration
7 346 (5.16%) Configuration Management
8 328 (4.89%) Computer Science
8 328 (4.89%) Continuous Integration
9 308 (4.59%) Cybersecurity
10 305 (4.55%) Fintech
11 294 (4.39%) Software Engineering
12 285 (4.25%) Project Management
13 280 (4.18%) MVC
14 278 (4.15%) Mentoring
15 272 (4.06%) Service Delivery
16 267 (3.98%) Disaster Recovery
17 264 (3.94%) Change Management
18 255 (3.80%) Infrastructure as Code
19 252 (3.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1,253 (18.69%) PowerShell
2 1,211 (18.07%) SQL
3 757 (11.29%) C#
4 713 (10.64%) Python
5 449 (6.70%) Java
6 411 (6.13%) JavaScript
7 377 (5.62%) Bash Shell
8 207 (3.09%) C++
9 182 (2.72%) Ruby
10 152 (2.27%) T-SQL
11 148 (2.21%) VB
12 125 (1.86%) Perl
13 124 (1.85%) C
14 108 (1.61%) Shell Script
15 94 (1.40%) PHP
16 80 (1.19%) Go
17 79 (1.18%) VBScript
18 76 (1.13%) PL/SQL
19 61 (0.91%) VB.NET
20 53 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 670 (10.00%) Degree
2 531 (7.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 315 (4.70%) MCSE
4 286 (4.27%) Cisco Certification
5 230 (3.43%) CCNA
6 207 (3.09%) MCSA
7 159 (2.37%) Computer Science Degree
8 157 (2.34%) MCP
9 151 (2.25%) Security Cleared
10 112 (1.67%) CISSP
11 109 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 102 (1.52%) CCNP
13 96 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
14 74 (1.10%) MCITP
15 62 (0.92%) A+ Certification
16 52 (0.78%) SC Cleared
17 51 (0.76%) CompTIA Security+
18 42 (0.63%) AWS Certification
18 42 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 40 (0.60%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 340 (5.07%) SLA
2 233 (3.48%) QA
3 140 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 75 (1.12%) GDPR
5 44 (0.66%) PCI DSS
6 34 (0.51%) WAI
7 30 (0.45%) NIST
8 29 (0.43%) COBIT
9 27 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
10 13 (0.19%) MiFID
11 12 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 11 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 10 (0.15%) NIST 800
14 9 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 9 (0.13%) Solvency II
15 8 (0.12%) IFRS
16 7 (0.10%) PMO
17 5 (0.075%) HIPAA
17 5 (0.075%) HL7
18 4 (0.060%) COSO
System Software
1 2,790 (41.62%) Active Directory
2 850 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 611 (9.12%) Hyper-V
4 497 (7.41%) Docker
5 318 (4.74%) XenApp
6 241 (3.60%) vSphere
7 217 (3.24%) XenDesktop
8 191 (2.85%) VMware ESXi
9 111 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
10 84 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
11 76 (1.13%) Virtual Servers
12 63 (0.94%) Virtual Desktop
13 61 (0.91%) BitLocker
14 32 (0.48%) KVM
15 31 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 26 (0.39%) Firmware
16 26 (0.39%) VirtualBox
17 23 (0.34%) NFS
17 23 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
18 22 (0.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 873 (13.02%) SCCM
2 509 (7.59%) Ansible
3 408 (6.09%) Terraform
4 392 (5.85%) Puppet
5 321 (4.79%) Opscode Chef
6 303 (4.52%) Kubernetes
7 176 (2.63%) Microsoft Intune
8 126 (1.88%) Nagios
9 112 (1.67%) SCOM
10 83 (1.24%) WSUS
11 72 (1.07%) Consul
12 68 (1.01%) Prometheus
13 65 (0.97%) Packer
14 64 (0.95%) Automic
15 62 (0.92%) Jamf Pro
16 57 (0.85%) Backup Exec
17 56 (0.84%) Grafana
18 45 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
19 44 (0.66%) AirWatch
20 40 (0.60%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2,621 (39.10%) Microsoft
2 1,495 (22.30%) VMware
3 868 (12.95%) Citrix
4 744 (11.10%) Cisco
5 393 (5.86%) Oracle
6 326 (4.86%) Apple
7 304 (4.54%) HP
8 244 (3.64%) Google
9 212 (3.16%) Dell
10 174 (2.60%) ServiceNow
11 172 (2.57%) Splunk
12 170 (2.54%) Veeam
13 159 (2.37%) Red Hat
14 104 (1.55%) Meraki
15 100 (1.49%) Bloomberg
16 96 (1.43%) iManage
16 96 (1.43%) NetApp
17 90 (1.34%) IBM
18 89 (1.33%) SAP
19 81 (1.21%) Adobe