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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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > London
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 52 43 18
Rank change year-on-year -9 -25 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 5,260 3,026 3,320
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 6.88% 7.29% 10.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.48% 43.88% 52.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3,421 2,482 2,895
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,250 £28,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +1.12% +8.54%

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 13,324 6,896 6,384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.43% 16.62% 19.38%
Number of salaries quoted 6,129 4,969 5,282
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £48,750 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
Median % change year-on-year - +6.12% +2.08%
75th Percentile £83,750 £83,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £96,250 £93,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in London

Windows
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows in London.

Salary trend for Windows in London

Windows
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows in London over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +7 791 £52,500 -4.55% 156
West London -26 194 £40,000 -20.31% 61
South London -12 176 £35,000 -24.73% 26
East London -31 71 £35,000 -22.22% 51
North London +4 69 £36,500 +6.96% 5
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 2,047 (38.92%) Azure
2 2,022 (38.44%) Microsoft
3 1,902 (36.16%) Active Directory
4 1,772 (33.69%) Linux
5 1,724 (32.78%) Microsoft 365
6 1,451 (27.59%) Social Skills
7 1,366 (25.97%) Windows Server
8 1,339 (25.46%) Finance
9 1,171 (22.26%) AWS
10 1,109 (21.08%) Agile
11 1,072 (20.38%) DevOps
12 1,045 (19.87%) PowerShell
13 1,029 (19.56%) Windows 10
14 976 (18.56%) SQL
15 904 (17.19%) ITIL
16 871 (16.56%) Python
17 841 (15.99%) VMware
18 771 (14.66%) CI/CD
19 769 (14.62%) Docker
20 754 (14.33%) SQL Server
21 733 (13.94%) Firewall
22 709 (13.48%) Problem-Solving
23 701 (13.33%) Degree
24 693 (13.17%) Microsoft Office
25 692 (13.16%) Kubernetes
26 635 (12.07%) DNS
27 628 (11.94%) Terraform
28 617 (11.73%) Git (software)
29 588 (11.18%) C#
30 561 (10.67%) Infrastructure Engineering

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
1 387 (7.36%) IIS
2 377 (7.17%) SharePoint
3 298 (5.67%) MS Exchange
4 158 (3.00%) Tomcat
5 136 (2.59%) Apache
6 125 (2.38%) Confluence
7 107 (2.03%) JBoss
8 65 (1.24%) CMS
9 51 (0.97%) nginx
10 45 (0.86%) WordPress
11 39 (0.74%) Apache Spark
12 34 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
13 33 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
14 27 (0.51%) Skype for Business
15 26 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
16 23 (0.44%) IBM Notes
17 16 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 16 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
17 16 (0.30%) WebLogic
18 15 (0.29%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 693 (13.17%) Microsoft Office
2 176 (3.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 98 (1.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 39 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
5 34 (0.65%) MS Visio
6 24 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 19 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 16 (0.30%) Adobe Premiere
9 13 (0.25%) Photoshop
10 10 (0.19%) Sketch
11 8 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
11 8 (0.15%) InCopy
11 8 (0.15%) InDesign
11 8 (0.15%) InVision
11 8 (0.15%) UserZoom
12 7 (0.13%) Chatbot
12 7 (0.13%) EngageOne
13 5 (0.095%) Houdini
13 5 (0.095%) Maple
13 5 (0.095%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 58 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (0.78%) Fidessa
3 25 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
4 23 (0.44%) Temenos T24
5 15 (0.29%) Sage 200
6 12 (0.23%) MetaTrader
7 11 (0.21%) Elite 3E
7 11 (0.21%) Line 50
8 8 (0.15%) Eikon
9 7 (0.13%) SAP PA-EC
10 6 (0.11%) BambooHR
10 6 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
11 5 (0.095%) Dynamics AX
12 4 (0.076%) FLEXCUBE
12 4 (0.076%) Markit EDM
12 4 (0.076%) NetSuite
13 3 (0.057%) RMDS
14 2 (0.038%) ION MarketView
14 2 (0.038%) ResourceLink
14 2 (0.038%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2,047 (38.92%) Azure
2 1,724 (32.78%) Microsoft 365
3 1,171 (22.26%) AWS
4 449 (8.54%) Azure Active Directory
5 424 (8.06%) GCP
6 306 (5.82%) SaaS
7 261 (4.96%) IaaS
7 261 (4.96%) Serverless
8 253 (4.81%) Azure DevOps
9 247 (4.70%) AWS CloudFormation
10 246 (4.68%) PaaS
11 187 (3.56%) AWS Lambda
12 183 (3.48%) GitHub
13 175 (3.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 147 (2.79%) Amazon S3
15 142 (2.70%) OpenShift
16 132 (2.51%) OneDrive
17 112 (2.13%) Power Platform
18 103 (1.96%) Slack
19 100 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 733 (13.94%) Firewall
2 635 (12.07%) DNS
3 421 (8.00%) DHCP
4 418 (7.95%) TCP/IP
5 417 (7.93%) VPN
6 349 (6.63%) LAN
7 344 (6.54%) WAN
8 209 (3.97%) Internet
9 164 (3.12%) Network Security
10 150 (2.85%) VoIP
11 135 (2.57%) Wi-Fi
12 134 (2.55%) Wireless
13 132 (2.51%) SAN
14 128 (2.43%) WebEx
15 110 (2.09%) VLAN
16 101 (1.92%) HTTP
17 78 (1.48%) NAS
18 77 (1.46%) SSL
19 57 (1.08%) IPsec
20 54 (1.03%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 754 (14.33%) SQL Server
2 322 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
3 254 (4.83%) Relational Database
4 218 (4.14%) MySQL
5 176 (3.35%) Elasticsearch
6 138 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 136 (2.59%) DynamoDB
8 125 (2.38%) RDBMS
9 121 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 120 (2.28%) MongoDB
11 116 (2.21%) Amazon RDS
12 114 (2.17%) NoSQL
13 90 (1.71%) Power BI
14 79 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 76 (1.44%) Amazon Athena
16 74 (1.41%) Tableau
17 53 (1.01%) Big Data
18 52 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
19 45 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
20 44 (0.84%) Redis
Development Applications
1 617 (11.73%) Git (software)
2 527 (10.02%) Jenkins
3 330 (6.27%) JIRA
4 233 (4.43%) TeamCity
5 214 (4.07%) Octopus Deploy
6 202 (3.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 131 (2.49%) Travis CI
8 121 (2.30%) IBM UrbanCode
9 112 (2.13%) Selenium
10 104 (1.98%) Subversion
11 102 (1.94%) GitLab
12 82 (1.56%) NUnit
13 77 (1.46%) Bitbucket Server
14 74 (1.41%) Cucumber
15 72 (1.37%) JMeter
16 51 (0.97%) Cypress.io
17 49 (0.93%) Bitbucket
18 48 (0.91%) webpack
19 45 (0.86%) Appium
20 44 (0.84%) SoapUI
General
1 1,451 (27.59%) Social Skills
2 1,339 (25.46%) Finance
3 467 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
4 378 (7.19%) Banking
5 302 (5.74%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 233 (4.43%) Law
7 219 (4.16%) Legal
8 147 (2.79%) Marketing
9 146 (2.78%) Retail
10 139 (2.64%) Games
11 134 (2.55%) Organisational Skills
12 122 (2.32%) Public Sector
13 115 (2.19%) Advertising
13 115 (2.19%) Telecoms
14 107 (2.03%) Investment Banking
15 105 (2.00%) Manufacturing
16 102 (1.94%) Publishing
17 90 (1.71%) Back Office
18 86 (1.63%) Presentation Skills
19 71 (1.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 948 (18.02%) Analyst
2 574 (10.91%) Developer
3 538 (10.23%) Support Engineer
4 435 (8.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 422 (8.02%) Support Analyst
6 384 (7.30%) IT Support
7 349 (6.63%) DevOps Engineer
8 317 (6.03%) Desktop Support
9 287 (5.46%) IT Engineer
10 257 (4.89%) 2nd Line Support
11 214 (4.07%) Service Analyst
12 199 (3.78%) Applications Support
13 194 (3.69%) IT Analyst
14 182 (3.46%) Service Desk Analyst
15 173 (3.29%) Architect
15 173 (3.29%) Software Engineer
16 164 (3.12%) IT Support Engineer
17 158 (3.00%) Consultant
18 144 (2.74%) Desktop Engineer
19 139 (2.64%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 529 (10.06%) .NET
2 324 (6.16%) REST
3 264 (5.02%) HTML
4 249 (4.73%) React
5 240 (4.56%) Elastic Stack
6 232 (4.41%) Web Services
7 204 (3.88%) CSS
8 188 (3.57%) AngularJS
9 165 (3.14%) Node.js
10 154 (2.93%) .NET Core
11 132 (2.51%) ASP.NET
12 129 (2.45%) ASP.NET Web API
13 115 (2.19%) XML
14 114 (2.17%) Spring
15 105 (2.00%) Kafka
16 98 (1.86%) .NET Framework
16 98 (1.86%) HTML5
17 97 (1.84%) JSON
18 79 (1.50%) GraphQL
19 74 (1.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 293 (5.57%) User Experience
2 285 (5.42%) Management Information System
3 284 (5.40%) Self-Motivation
4 221 (4.20%) Data Centre
5 189 (3.59%) Linux Command Line
6 148 (2.81%) Public Cloud
7 136 (2.59%) Virtual Team
8 127 (2.41%) Video Conferencing
9 94 (1.79%) Smartphone
10 90 (1.71%) Life Science
11 88 (1.67%) Replication
12 86 (1.63%) IoT
13 85 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
14 79 (1.50%) Clustering
15 78 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
16 75 (1.43%) Derivative
17 74 (1.41%) Blackberry
18 73 (1.39%) Mobile App
19 72 (1.37%) Algorithms
20 70 (1.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1,772 (33.69%) Linux
2 1,366 (25.97%) Windows Server
3 1,029 (19.56%) Windows 10
4 397 (7.55%) Android
5 387 (7.36%) Unix
6 330 (6.27%) Apple iOS
7 302 (5.74%) Mac OS
8 295 (5.61%) Windows Server 2016
9 277 (5.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 180 (3.42%) Windows 7
11 158 (3.00%) Windows Server 2019
12 113 (2.15%) Mac OS X
12 113 (2.15%) Mesosphere
13 110 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
14 97 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 62 (1.18%) Ubuntu
16 44 (0.84%) CentOS
17 36 (0.68%) Solaris
17 36 (0.68%) VMS
18 25 (0.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,109 (21.08%) Agile
2 1,072 (20.38%) DevOps
3 904 (17.19%) ITIL
4 771 (14.66%) CI/CD
5 709 (13.48%) Problem-Solving
6 561 (10.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 543 (10.32%) Computer Science
8 496 (9.43%) Mentoring
9 375 (7.13%) Infrastructure as Code
10 374 (7.11%) Test Automation
11 359 (6.83%) Analytics
12 352 (6.69%) Continuous Integration
13 342 (6.50%) Project Management
14 336 (6.39%) Service Delivery
15 334 (6.35%) Change Management
16 333 (6.33%) Software Engineering
17 328 (6.24%) Configuration Management
18 313 (5.95%) Cybersecurity
19 312 (5.93%) Microservices
20 302 (5.74%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1,045 (19.87%) PowerShell
2 976 (18.56%) SQL
3 871 (16.56%) Python
4 588 (11.18%) C#
5 545 (10.36%) JavaScript
6 496 (9.43%) Java
7 349 (6.63%) Bash
8 279 (5.30%) C++
9 169 (3.21%) T-SQL
10 163 (3.10%) Go
11 149 (2.83%) Ruby
12 131 (2.49%) C
13 128 (2.43%) TypeScript
14 118 (2.24%) Perl
15 93 (1.77%) Shell Script
16 58 (1.10%) VBScript
17 57 (1.08%) ES6
18 50 (0.95%) PHP
19 46 (0.87%) Scala
20 42 (0.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 701 (13.33%) Degree
2 289 (5.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 213 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 157 (2.98%) Security Cleared
5 148 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
6 119 (2.26%) CCNA
7 117 (2.22%) SC Cleared
8 95 (1.81%) MCSE
9 94 (1.79%) CISSP
10 57 (1.08%) MCSA
11 54 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
12 50 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 43 (0.82%) CCNP
14 42 (0.80%) A+ Certification
15 37 (0.70%) MCITP
16 36 (0.68%) CISM
17 34 (0.65%) PMI Certification
18 33 (0.63%) DV Cleared
19 32 (0.61%) MCP
20 31 (0.59%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 316 (6.01%) SLA
2 277 (5.27%) QA
3 110 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 79 (1.50%) GDPR
5 64 (1.22%) Accessibility
6 43 (0.82%) Cyber Essentials
7 42 (0.80%) NIST
8 30 (0.57%) PCI DSS
9 29 (0.55%) PMO
10 28 (0.53%) MiFID
11 23 (0.44%) EMIR
12 22 (0.42%) FATCA
13 20 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 20 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 18 (0.34%) SOC 2
15 12 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
16 9 (0.17%) SOC 1
17 8 (0.15%) Data Quality
17 8 (0.15%) NCSC
18 7 (0.13%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1,902 (36.16%) Active Directory
2 769 (14.62%) Docker
3 543 (10.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 172 (3.27%) Hyper-V
5 146 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
6 118 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
6 118 (2.24%) vSphere
7 98 (1.86%) Virtual Desktop
8 75 (1.43%) XenApp
9 66 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
10 54 (1.03%) XenDesktop
11 33 (0.63%) BitLocker
12 30 (0.57%) Firmware
13 21 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
13 21 (0.40%) VMware NSX
14 20 (0.38%) Terminal Services
15 18 (0.34%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 16 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 11 (0.21%) DFS Replication
18 10 (0.19%) Snort
Systems Management
1 692 (13.16%) Kubernetes
2 628 (11.94%) Terraform
3 522 (9.92%) SCCM
4 505 (9.60%) Ansible
5 430 (8.17%) Microsoft Intune
6 295 (5.61%) Puppet
7 273 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
8 180 (3.42%) Prometheus
9 142 (2.70%) Jamf Pro
10 124 (2.36%) Consul
11 118 (2.24%) Kibana
12 116 (2.21%) Automic
13 102 (1.94%) logstash
14 86 (1.63%) Grafana
15 82 (1.56%) Single Sign-On
16 67 (1.27%) Active Directory Federation Services
17 64 (1.22%) WSUS
18 52 (0.99%) ZABBIX
19 51 (0.97%) SCOM
20 48 (0.91%) Packer
Vendors
1 2,022 (38.44%) Microsoft
2 841 (15.99%) VMware
3 508 (9.66%) Citrix
4 436 (8.29%) Cisco
5 321 (6.10%) Apple
6 295 (5.61%) Oracle
7 291 (5.53%) Splunk
8 284 (5.40%) Google
9 186 (3.54%) HP
10 163 (3.10%) ServiceNow
11 144 (2.74%) Red Hat
12 132 (2.51%) Veeam
13 119 (2.26%) Meraki
14 107 (2.03%) Dell
15 104 (1.98%) Bloomberg
16 78 (1.48%) iManage
17 77 (1.46%) Adobe
17 77 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
18 70 (1.33%) Palo Alto
19 62 (1.18%) Reuters