Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 11 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 9422 10048 12949
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.47% 13.28% 14.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.16% 52.89% 53.98%
Number of salaries quoted 7821 8833 11189
London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.06% +4.44%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £25,875
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18784 18998 23987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 24.86% 25.10% 27.09%
Number of salaries quoted 14527 16519 20606
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 -1 1966 £48,500 +2.11% 146
West London -1 614 £42,500 +4.94% 57
South London -1 286 £35,000 - 24
East London -4 160 £45,000 +18.42% 29
North London +4 86 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 3694 (39.21%) Microsoft
2 3671 (38.96%) Active Directory
3 3305 (35.08%) Windows Server
4 3066 (32.54%) Finance
5 2532 (26.87%) VMware
6 2469 (26.20%) Linux
7 2286 (24.26%) SQL
8 2235 (23.72%) SQL Server
9 1807 (19.18%) ITIL
10 1695 (17.99%) Windows 7
11 1663 (17.65%) Office 365
12 1613 (17.12%) PowerShell
13 1523 (16.16%) Agile Software Development
14 1520 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
15 1518 (16.11%) Citrix
16 1425 (15.12%) MS Exchange
17 1409 (14.95%) Microsoft Office
17 1409 (14.95%) .NET
18 1408 (14.94%) Windows Server 2012
19 1376 (14.60%) Banking
20 1357 (14.40%) Firewall
21 1336 (14.18%) Windows Server 2008
22 1331 (14.13%) Microsoft Azure
23 1257 (13.34%) C#
24 1238 (13.14%) Degree
25 1181 (12.53%) Cisco
26 1154 (12.25%) Windows 10
27 1099 (11.66%) DNS
28 1093 (11.60%) Unix
29 1030 (10.93%) Amazon AWS

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 1425 (15.12%) MS Exchange
2 893 (9.48%) IIS
3 719 (7.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 675 (7.16%) SharePoint
5 503 (5.34%) Skype for Business
6 365 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 332 (3.52%) Apache
8 277 (2.94%) Tomcat
9 187 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2007
10 156 (1.66%) Confluence
11 149 (1.58%) JBoss
12 146 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
13 142 (1.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 117 (1.24%) WebSphere
15 110 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2003
16 96 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
17 93 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
18 81 (0.86%) nginx
19 79 (0.84%) WebLogic
20 75 (0.80%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1409 (14.95%) Microsoft Office
2 259 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 95 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 75 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 31 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
6 30 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 25 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
8 16 (0.17%) Photoshop
9 11 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
9 11 (0.12%) InDesign
10 8 (0.085%) Acrobat
10 8 (0.085%) CINEMA 4D
11 5 (0.053%) InCopy
11 5 (0.053%) Maya
12 3 (0.032%) Adobe Captivate
12 3 (0.032%) AutoCAD
12 3 (0.032%) Doxygen
12 3 (0.032%) Revit
12 3 (0.032%) Vectorworks
13 2 (0.021%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 95 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 71 (0.75%) ION MarketView
3 42 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
4 20 (0.21%) MetaTrader
5 18 (0.19%) Markit EDM
6 14 (0.15%) thinkFolio
7 13 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
7 13 (0.14%) Northgate Housing
8 12 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
9 11 (0.12%) Eikon
10 10 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 10 (0.11%) iTrent
10 10 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 9 (0.096%) ReMetrica
12 8 (0.085%) FLEXCUBE
13 7 (0.074%) Oracle EBS
13 7 (0.074%) SAP BPC
13 7 (0.074%) Workday HCM
14 6 (0.064%) Bloomberg TOMS
14 6 (0.064%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1663 (17.65%) Office 365
2 1331 (14.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1030 (10.93%) Amazon AWS
4 320 (3.40%) IaaS
5 214 (2.27%) SaaS
6 167 (1.77%) PaaS
7 159 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
8 142 (1.51%) Mimecast
9 84 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
10 80 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
11 72 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
12 71 (0.75%) G Suite
13 63 (0.67%) GitHub
14 59 (0.63%) OneDrive
15 41 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
16 39 (0.41%) Amazon S3
17 36 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 29 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 26 (0.28%) Dropbox
20 22 (0.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1357 (14.40%) Firewall
2 1099 (11.66%) DNS
3 887 (9.41%) TCP/IP
4 808 (8.58%) DHCP
5 803 (8.52%) SAN
6 592 (6.28%) LAN
7 579 (6.15%) WAN
8 564 (5.99%) VPN
9 437 (4.64%) Skype
10 355 (3.77%) Internet
11 267 (2.83%) VoIP
12 248 (2.63%) VLAN
13 241 (2.56%) Wireless
14 232 (2.46%) Network Security
15 187 (1.98%) NAS
16 134 (1.42%) HTTP
16 134 (1.42%) SSL
17 128 (1.36%) MPLS
18 121 (1.28%) Remote Desktop
19 117 (1.24%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2235 (23.72%) SQL Server
2 335 (3.56%) MySQL
3 298 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 286 (3.04%) SQL Server 2014
5 247 (2.62%) Relational Database
6 230 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 226 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 224 (2.38%) NoSQL
9 214 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 195 (2.07%) MongoDB
11 117 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 116 (1.23%) Oracle Database
13 106 (1.13%) Redis
14 105 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
15 104 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
16 99 (1.05%) RDBMS
17 96 (1.02%) Big Data
18 94 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
19 86 (0.91%) Hadoop
20 74 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 479 (5.08%) JIRA
2 464 (4.92%) Git (software)
3 381 (4.04%) TeamCity
4 331 (3.51%) Jenkins
5 320 (3.40%) Visual Studio
6 301 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 275 (2.92%) Octopus Deploy
8 273 (2.90%) NUnit
9 234 (2.48%) Subversion
10 233 (2.47%) Rhino Mocks
11 184 (1.95%) Moq
12 158 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 124 (1.32%) MSTest
14 120 (1.27%) Hudson
15 116 (1.23%) Maven
16 82 (0.87%) MSBuild
17 77 (0.82%) JUnit
18 74 (0.79%) Selenium
19 71 (0.75%) MSI
20 68 (0.72%) Ant
General
1 3066 (32.54%) Finance
2 1376 (14.60%) Banking
3 710 (7.54%) Investment Banking
4 515 (5.47%) Retail Banking
5 471 (5.00%) Law
6 388 (4.12%) Legal
7 288 (3.06%) Telecoms
8 254 (2.70%) Front Office
9 198 (2.10%) Retail
10 185 (1.96%) Back Office
10 185 (1.96%) Marketing
11 124 (1.32%) Financial Institution
12 118 (1.25%) Advertising
13 113 (1.20%) Games
14 106 (1.13%) Publishing
15 61 (0.65%) Manufacturing
16 57 (0.60%) Private Banking
17 38 (0.40%) Electronics
18 35 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
19 33 (0.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1771 (18.80%) Analyst
2 1246 (13.22%) Developer
3 932 (9.89%) Support Analyst
4 928 (9.85%) Support Engineer
5 764 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 650 (6.90%) IT Support
7 633 (6.72%) Desktop Support
8 530 (5.63%) Windows Engineer
9 486 (5.16%) C# Developer
10 476 (5.05%) DevOps Engineer
11 464 (4.92%) Applications Support
12 463 (4.91%) .NET Developer
12 463 (4.91%) Administrator
13 446 (4.73%) 2nd Line Support
14 391 (4.15%) IT Engineer
15 373 (3.96%) IT Analyst
16 352 (3.74%) Consultant
17 339 (3.60%) Desktop Engineer
18 333 (3.53%) Service Analyst
19 325 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1409 (14.95%) .NET
2 630 (6.69%) ASP.NET
3 451 (4.79%) HTML
4 431 (4.57%) Web Services
5 379 (4.02%) ASP.NET MVC
6 362 (3.84%) WPF
7 358 (3.80%) WinForms
8 318 (3.38%) .NET Framework
9 309 (3.28%) CSS
10 297 (3.15%) XML
11 272 (2.89%) WCF
12 239 (2.54%) AngularJS
13 212 (2.25%) NHibernate
14 171 (1.81%) jQuery
15 170 (1.80%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 167 (1.77%) SOAP
17 162 (1.72%) Castle Windsor
18 158 (1.68%) HTML5
19 157 (1.67%) RESTful
20 151 (1.60%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 753 (7.99%) Computer Science
2 717 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
3 581 (6.17%) Data Centre
4 394 (4.18%) User Experience
5 369 (3.92%) Blackberry
6 352 (3.74%) Management Information System
7 298 (3.16%) Hedge funds
8 285 (3.02%) Clustering
9 229 (2.43%) Fintech
10 223 (2.37%) Client/Server
11 214 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
12 187 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
13 166 (1.76%) Video Conferencing
14 153 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 149 (1.58%) Replication
16 133 (1.41%) iPhone
17 114 (1.21%) Algorithms
18 103 (1.09%) iPad
18 103 (1.09%) Public Cloud
19 96 (1.02%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3305 (35.08%) Windows Server
2 2469 (26.20%) Linux
3 1695 (17.99%) Windows 7
4 1408 (14.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 1336 (14.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 1154 (12.25%) Windows 10
7 1093 (11.60%) Unix
8 441 (4.68%) Android
9 408 (4.33%) Apple iOS
10 407 (4.32%) Mac OS X
11 381 (4.04%) Windows 8
12 348 (3.69%) Windows Server 2003
13 286 (3.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 178 (1.89%) Windows XP
15 174 (1.85%) Mac OS
16 171 (1.81%) Solaris
17 168 (1.78%) CentOS
18 124 (1.32%) Ubuntu
19 67 (0.71%) Windows Phone
20 56 (0.59%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1807 (19.18%) ITIL
2 1523 (16.16%) Agile Software Development
3 1014 (10.76%) DevOps
4 761 (8.08%) Asset Management
5 649 (6.89%) Continuous Integration
6 622 (6.60%) Scrum
7 552 (5.86%) Wealth Management
8 525 (5.57%) Migration
9 519 (5.51%) Project Management
10 506 (5.37%) MVC
11 484 (5.14%) TDD
12 442 (4.69%) Service Delivery
13 441 (4.68%) Configuration Management
14 420 (4.46%) Service Management
15 396 (4.20%) Information Security
16 378 (4.01%) Software Engineering
17 367 (3.90%) Change Management
18 334 (3.54%) Cybersecurity
18 334 (3.54%) OO
19 307 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2286 (24.26%) SQL
2 1613 (17.12%) PowerShell
3 1257 (13.34%) C#
4 791 (8.40%) Java
5 744 (7.90%) Python
6 690 (7.32%) JavaScript
7 436 (4.63%) C++
8 402 (4.27%) T-SQL
9 394 (4.18%) Bash Shell
10 291 (3.09%) Perl
11 270 (2.87%) Shell Script
12 221 (2.35%) VB
13 213 (2.26%) PHP
14 199 (2.11%) Ruby
15 164 (1.74%) C
16 123 (1.31%) VB.NET
17 100 (1.06%) PL/SQL
18 96 (1.02%) VBScript
19 83 (0.88%) VBA
20 55 (0.58%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1238 (13.14%) Degree
2 898 (9.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 582 (6.18%) MCSE
4 410 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
5 344 (3.65%) CCNA
6 334 (3.54%) Computer Science Degree
7 253 (2.69%) MCSA
8 229 (2.43%) CISSP
9 204 (2.17%) MCP
10 186 (1.97%) Citrix Certification
11 182 (1.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 164 (1.74%) Security Cleared
13 153 (1.62%) CCNP
14 152 (1.61%) CCA
15 135 (1.43%) CISM
16 116 (1.23%) MCITP
17 111 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
18 90 (0.96%) SANS
19 86 (0.91%) GIAC
20 83 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 487 (5.17%) SLA
2 304 (3.23%) QA
3 298 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 132 (1.40%) PCI DSS
5 90 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 70 (0.74%) GDPR
7 50 (0.53%) Data Quality
8 44 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
9 43 (0.46%) SEPA
10 40 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 37 (0.39%) ISO 9001
12 36 (0.38%) COBIT
12 36 (0.38%) NIST 800
12 36 (0.38%) PMO
13 31 (0.33%) GCP
14 24 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 11 (0.12%) MiFID
15 11 (0.12%) WCAG
16 10 (0.11%) EMIR
16 10 (0.11%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 3671 (38.96%) Active Directory
2 1520 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 763 (8.10%) Hyper-V
4 557 (5.91%) XenApp
5 384 (4.08%) XenDesktop
6 375 (3.98%) VMware ESXi
7 367 (3.90%) vSphere
8 289 (3.07%) Docker
9 202 (2.14%) Virtual Machines
10 169 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
11 146 (1.55%) XenServer
12 105 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
13 80 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
14 65 (0.69%) Terminal Services
15 55 (0.58%) DFS Replication
16 48 (0.51%) NFS
17 37 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
18 36 (0.38%) Xen
19 32 (0.34%) VMware NSX
20 31 (0.33%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 926 (9.83%) SCCM
2 464 (4.92%) Puppet
3 428 (4.54%) Ansible
4 369 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
5 283 (3.00%) SCOM
6 223 (2.37%) Nagios
7 162 (1.72%) AirWatch
8 128 (1.36%) WSUS
9 111 (1.18%) vCenter Server
10 110 (1.17%) Backup Exec
11 103 (1.09%) Terraform
12 102 (1.08%) Kubernetes
13 87 (0.92%) Microsoft Clustering
14 79 (0.84%) SCOrch
15 65 (0.69%) Nessus
16 64 (0.68%) QRadar
17 57 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
17 57 (0.60%) vRealize
18 56 (0.59%) CSIRT
19 50 (0.53%) Opsview
Vendors
1 3694 (39.21%) Microsoft
2 2532 (26.87%) VMware
3 1518 (16.11%) Citrix
4 1181 (12.53%) Cisco
5 720 (7.64%) Oracle
6 572 (6.07%) HP
7 421 (4.47%) Apple
8 281 (2.98%) Red Hat
9 239 (2.54%) NetApp
10 232 (2.46%) Splunk
11 228 (2.42%) Dell
12 217 (2.30%) ServiceNow
13 214 (2.27%) Google
14 203 (2.15%) Sybase
15 187 (1.98%) IBM
15 187 (1.98%) McAfee
16 182 (1.93%) AppSense
17 178 (1.89%) EMC
18 177 (1.88%) Veeam
19 170 (1.80%) Bloomberg