Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > London
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 11 8
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 9363 10224 13039
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.62% 13.24% 14.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.02% 52.70% 54.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7739 8986 11288
London median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% +1.06% +4.44%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,000
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 18720 19401 24025
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 25.23% 25.13% 27.15%
Number of salaries quoted 14396 16889 20668
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £83,875 £81,250 £80,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%

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 October 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 18 October 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 0 1893 £48,500 +2.11% 146
West London -1 615 £42,500 - 58
South London 0 290 £35,000 +2.94% 23
East London -7 134 £46,500 +35.77% 28
North London +10 86 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 3664 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 3655 (39.04%) Active Directory
3 3265 (34.87%) Windows Server
4 3069 (32.78%) Finance
5 2576 (27.51%) VMware
6 2553 (27.27%) Linux
7 2354 (25.14%) SQL
8 2225 (23.76%) SQL Server
9 1797 (19.19%) ITIL
10 1684 (17.99%) Windows 7
11 1604 (17.13%) PowerShell
12 1595 (17.04%) Office 365
13 1514 (16.17%) VMware Infrastructure
13 1514 (16.17%) MS Exchange
14 1481 (15.82%) Citrix
15 1437 (15.35%) Agile Software Development
16 1429 (15.26%) Windows Server 2012
17 1416 (15.12%) Firewall
18 1385 (14.79%) Microsoft Office
19 1363 (14.56%) Banking
20 1327 (14.17%) Windows Server 2008
21 1313 (14.02%) .NET
22 1284 (13.71%) Microsoft Azure
23 1254 (13.39%) Cisco
24 1218 (13.01%) Degree
25 1203 (12.85%) C#
26 1142 (12.20%) Unix
27 1139 (12.16%) DNS
28 1078 (11.51%) Windows 10
29 1004 (10.72%) 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 1514 (16.17%) MS Exchange
2 853 (9.11%) IIS
3 777 (8.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 676 (7.22%) SharePoint
5 488 (5.21%) Skype for Business
6 403 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2013
7 327 (3.49%) Apache
8 275 (2.94%) Tomcat
9 194 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
10 164 (1.75%) JBoss
11 160 (1.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 159 (1.70%) Confluence
13 157 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
14 122 (1.30%) WebSphere
15 101 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
16 99 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
17 91 (0.97%) WebLogic
18 84 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
19 79 (0.84%) OpenStack
20 77 (0.82%) CMS
Applications
1 1385 (14.79%) Microsoft Office
2 247 (2.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 102 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 81 (0.87%) MS Visio
5 35 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
6 27 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 26 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 17 (0.18%) Photoshop
9 12 (0.13%) InDesign
10 11 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
11 7 (0.075%) Acrobat
11 7 (0.075%) CINEMA 4D
12 5 (0.053%) Adobe Captivate
13 4 (0.043%) AutoCAD
13 4 (0.043%) InCopy
14 3 (0.032%) GIMP
14 3 (0.032%) InfoPath
14 3 (0.032%) Maya
14 3 (0.032%) Revit
14 3 (0.032%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 104 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 82 (0.88%) ION MarketView
3 41 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
4 21 (0.22%) MetaTrader
5 15 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 15 (0.16%) Markit EDM
6 14 (0.15%) thinkFolio
7 13 (0.14%) Northgate Housing
8 11 (0.12%) Eikon
9 10 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 10 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 9 (0.096%) Oracle EBS
11 8 (0.085%) Oracle Applications
12 6 (0.064%) FLEXCUBE
12 6 (0.064%) Magento
12 6 (0.064%) SAP BPC
12 6 (0.064%) Temenos T24
13 5 (0.053%) Bloomberg TOMS
13 5 (0.053%) ReMetrica
14 4 (0.043%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1595 (17.04%) Office 365
2 1284 (13.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1004 (10.72%) Amazon AWS
4 319 (3.41%) IaaS
5 220 (2.35%) SaaS
6 172 (1.84%) PaaS
7 160 (1.71%) Azure Active Directory
8 119 (1.27%) Mimecast
9 78 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
10 74 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
11 70 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
12 66 (0.70%) G Suite
13 60 (0.64%) GitHub
14 57 (0.61%) OneDrive
15 49 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
16 44 (0.47%) Amazon S3
17 39 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 34 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 33 (0.35%) Dropbox
20 26 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1416 (15.12%) Firewall
2 1139 (12.16%) DNS
3 901 (9.62%) TCP/IP
4 834 (8.91%) SAN
5 829 (8.85%) DHCP
6 637 (6.80%) LAN
7 636 (6.79%) WAN
8 624 (6.66%) VPN
9 423 (4.52%) Skype
10 355 (3.79%) Internet
11 289 (3.09%) VoIP
12 257 (2.74%) VLAN
13 251 (2.68%) Wireless
14 238 (2.54%) Network Security
15 190 (2.03%) NAS
16 150 (1.60%) MPLS
17 137 (1.46%) SSL
18 136 (1.45%) HTTP
19 130 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
20 129 (1.38%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2225 (23.76%) SQL Server
2 316 (3.37%) MySQL
3 304 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 270 (2.88%) Relational Database
5 263 (2.81%) SQL Server 2014
6 235 (2.51%) NoSQL
6 235 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 234 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 223 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 200 (2.14%) MongoDB
10 127 (1.36%) Redis
11 118 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 114 (1.22%) Oracle Database
13 111 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
14 106 (1.13%) RDBMS
15 101 (1.08%) Big Data
16 100 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
17 96 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
18 95 (1.01%) Hadoop
19 78 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 504 (5.38%) JIRA
2 453 (4.84%) Git (software)
3 352 (3.76%) TeamCity
4 346 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 320 (3.42%) Visual Studio
6 276 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 245 (2.62%) Octopus Deploy
8 244 (2.61%) NUnit
9 220 (2.35%) Subversion
10 207 (2.21%) Rhino Mocks
11 163 (1.74%) Moq
12 147 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 133 (1.42%) Maven
14 122 (1.30%) Hudson
15 109 (1.16%) MSTest
16 93 (0.99%) JUnit
17 85 (0.91%) Selenium
18 75 (0.80%) Ant
18 75 (0.80%) Mercurial
19 66 (0.70%) Cucumber
General
1 3069 (32.78%) Finance
2 1363 (14.56%) Banking
3 716 (7.65%) Investment Banking
4 692 (7.39%) Retail
5 529 (5.65%) Retail Banking
6 428 (4.57%) Law
7 381 (4.07%) Legal
8 306 (3.27%) Telecoms
9 253 (2.70%) Front Office
10 205 (2.19%) Marketing
11 172 (1.84%) Back Office
12 146 (1.56%) Games
13 117 (1.25%) Financial Institution
14 104 (1.11%) Publishing
15 99 (1.06%) Advertising
16 69 (0.74%) Manufacturing
17 44 (0.47%) Private Banking
18 40 (0.43%) Electronics
19 38 (0.41%) Billing
20 33 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1751 (18.70%) Analyst
2 1210 (12.92%) Developer
3 955 (10.20%) Support Analyst
4 909 (9.71%) Support Engineer
5 778 (8.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 672 (7.18%) IT Support
7 594 (6.34%) Desktop Support
8 552 (5.90%) Windows Engineer
9 468 (5.00%) Administrator
10 467 (4.99%) C# Developer
10 467 (4.99%) DevOps Engineer
11 440 (4.70%) 2nd Line Support
12 436 (4.66%) Applications Support
13 429 (4.58%) .NET Developer
14 383 (4.09%) IT Engineer
15 378 (4.04%) IT Analyst
16 333 (3.56%) Consultant
17 332 (3.55%) Architect
18 319 (3.41%) Service Analyst
19 307 (3.28%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1313 (14.02%) .NET
2 581 (6.21%) ASP.NET
3 474 (5.06%) HTML
4 417 (4.45%) Web Services
5 344 (3.67%) WPF
6 326 (3.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 325 (3.47%) CSS
8 322 (3.44%) WinForms
9 305 (3.26%) XML
10 278 (2.97%) .NET Framework
11 255 (2.72%) WCF
12 226 (2.41%) AngularJS
13 186 (1.99%) NHibernate
14 171 (1.83%) SOAP
15 165 (1.76%) jQuery
16 161 (1.72%) HTML5
17 149 (1.59%) RESTful
18 146 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 145 (1.55%) Castle Windsor
20 144 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 762 (8.14%) Computer Science
2 719 (7.68%) Analytical Skills
3 571 (6.10%) Data Centre
4 417 (4.45%) User Experience
5 371 (3.96%) Blackberry
6 353 (3.77%) Management Information System
7 302 (3.23%) Hedge funds
8 284 (3.03%) Clustering
9 239 (2.55%) Fintech
10 200 (2.14%) Client/Server
11 189 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
12 170 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 161 (1.72%) Replication
14 158 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
15 152 (1.62%) Video Conferencing
16 124 (1.32%) Algorithms
17 121 (1.29%) iPhone
18 117 (1.25%) iPad
19 105 (1.12%) Public Cloud
20 92 (0.98%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3265 (34.87%) Windows Server
2 2553 (27.27%) Linux
3 1684 (17.99%) Windows 7
4 1429 (15.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 1327 (14.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1142 (12.20%) Unix
7 1078 (11.51%) Windows 10
8 459 (4.90%) Android
9 419 (4.48%) Apple iOS
10 401 (4.28%) Windows 8
11 399 (4.26%) Mac OS X
12 347 (3.71%) Windows Server 2003
13 292 (3.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 203 (2.17%) Solaris
15 183 (1.95%) Windows XP
16 175 (1.87%) Mac OS
17 163 (1.74%) CentOS
18 117 (1.25%) Ubuntu
19 79 (0.84%) Debian
20 61 (0.65%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1797 (19.19%) ITIL
2 1437 (15.35%) Agile Software Development
3 979 (10.46%) DevOps
4 773 (8.26%) Asset Management
5 620 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
6 573 (6.12%) Wealth Management
7 559 (5.97%) Scrum
8 516 (5.51%) Project Management
9 500 (5.34%) Migration
10 453 (4.84%) TDD
11 450 (4.81%) MVC
12 434 (4.64%) Service Management
13 422 (4.51%) Service Delivery
14 399 (4.26%) Configuration Management
15 383 (4.09%) Information Security
16 354 (3.78%) Software Engineering
17 349 (3.73%) Change Management
18 313 (3.34%) OO
19 303 (3.24%) Disaster Recovery
20 302 (3.23%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2354 (25.14%) SQL
2 1604 (17.13%) PowerShell
3 1203 (12.85%) C#
4 844 (9.01%) Java
5 786 (8.39%) Python
6 659 (7.04%) JavaScript
7 450 (4.81%) C++
8 424 (4.53%) T-SQL
9 392 (4.19%) Bash Shell
10 290 (3.10%) Perl
11 259 (2.77%) Shell Script
12 223 (2.38%) VB
13 211 (2.25%) Ruby
14 193 (2.06%) PHP
15 174 (1.86%) C
16 129 (1.38%) VB.NET
17 108 (1.15%) PL/SQL
18 94 (1.00%) VBScript
19 90 (0.96%) VBA
20 59 (0.63%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1218 (13.01%) Degree
2 893 (9.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 585 (6.25%) MCSE
4 444 (4.74%) Cisco Certification
5 360 (3.84%) CCNA
6 325 (3.47%) Computer Science Degree
7 234 (2.50%) MCSA
8 215 (2.30%) CISSP
9 204 (2.18%) MCP
10 183 (1.95%) Citrix Certification
11 178 (1.90%) CCNP
12 177 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 162 (1.73%) Security Cleared
14 147 (1.57%) CCA
15 127 (1.36%) CISM
16 121 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
17 114 (1.22%) MCITP
18 82 (0.88%) SC Cleared
19 73 (0.78%) GIAC
20 68 (0.73%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 473 (5.05%) SLA
2 312 (3.33%) QA
3 299 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 157 (1.68%) PCI DSS
5 81 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 53 (0.57%) GDPR
7 52 (0.56%) SEPA
8 45 (0.48%) Data Quality
9 44 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
10 42 (0.45%) COBIT
11 41 (0.44%) NIST 800
12 39 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 36 (0.38%) ISO 9001
14 31 (0.33%) PMO
15 29 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 22 (0.23%) GCP
17 11 (0.12%) ISO 22301
17 11 (0.12%) WCAG
18 9 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 20000
19 7 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 3655 (39.04%) Active Directory
2 1514 (16.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 828 (8.84%) Hyper-V
4 540 (5.77%) XenApp
5 409 (4.37%) vSphere
6 373 (3.98%) XenDesktop
7 361 (3.86%) VMware ESXi
8 287 (3.07%) Docker
9 194 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
10 145 (1.55%) XenServer
11 138 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
12 91 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
13 76 (0.81%) Terminal Services
14 72 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
15 55 (0.59%) DFS Replication
16 54 (0.58%) NFS
17 42 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
18 33 (0.35%) KVM
19 30 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 30 (0.32%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 890 (9.51%) SCCM
2 469 (5.01%) Puppet
3 401 (4.28%) Ansible
4 368 (3.93%) Opscode Chef
5 283 (3.02%) SCOM
6 226 (2.41%) Nagios
7 168 (1.79%) AirWatch
8 129 (1.38%) WSUS
9 122 (1.30%) Backup Exec
10 113 (1.21%) Kubernetes
11 103 (1.10%) vCenter Server
12 94 (1.00%) Terraform
13 90 (0.96%) Microsoft Clustering
14 71 (0.76%) Opsview
15 70 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
15 70 (0.75%) Nessus
16 60 (0.64%) SCOrch
17 56 (0.60%) QRadar
18 53 (0.57%) vRealize
19 51 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3664 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 2576 (27.51%) VMware
3 1481 (15.82%) Citrix
4 1254 (13.39%) Cisco
5 776 (8.29%) Oracle
6 602 (6.43%) HP
7 395 (4.22%) Apple
8 313 (3.34%) Red Hat
9 281 (3.00%) NetApp
10 266 (2.84%) Splunk
11 236 (2.52%) Dell
12 224 (2.39%) Google
13 207 (2.21%) Sybase
14 203 (2.17%) ServiceNow
15 199 (2.13%) IBM
16 187 (2.00%) AppSense
17 184 (1.97%) McAfee
18 179 (1.91%) EMC
19 166 (1.77%) Veeam
20 162 (1.73%) Juniper