Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > London
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 12 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8,717 8,857 12,241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.38% 12.72% 14.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.27% 52.18% 54.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7,420 7,657 10,597
London median annual salary £50,000 £45,900 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.93% -0.22% +2.22%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +2.56%

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 17,003 16,973 22,668
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 24.14% 24.37% 26.59%
Number of salaries quoted 13,970 14,563 19,382
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,456 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £81,250
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 20 February 2018.

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 20 February 2018. 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 -2 1,981 £50,000 +11.11% 276
West London -2 535 £42,000 +5.00% 173
South London -1 236 £36,750 -8.13% 40
East London -2 171 £42,500 +11.11% 60
North London -5 70 £32,500 - 19
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, 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 3,475 (39.86%) Microsoft
2 3,422 (39.26%) Active Directory
3 3,081 (35.34%) Windows Server
4 2,711 (31.10%) Finance
5 2,303 (26.42%) VMware
6 2,113 (24.24%) Linux
7 1,927 (22.11%) SQL Server
8 1,895 (21.74%) SQL
9 1,739 (19.95%) Office 365
10 1,675 (19.22%) ITIL
11 1,539 (17.66%) Windows 7
12 1,460 (16.75%) VMware Infrastructure
13 1,449 (16.62%) Citrix
14 1,433 (16.44%) PowerShell
15 1,392 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
16 1,382 (15.85%) Microsoft Azure
17 1,310 (15.03%) Microsoft Office
18 1,308 (15.01%) .NET
19 1,297 (14.88%) Windows Server 2012
20 1,293 (14.83%) Windows 10
21 1,236 (14.18%) Windows Server 2008
22 1,224 (14.04%) Firewall
23 1,197 (13.73%) C#
24 1,115 (12.79%) Cisco
25 1,102 (12.64%) Degree
26 1,054 (12.09%) MS Exchange
27 982 (11.27%) DNS
28 976 (11.20%) DevOps
29 970 (11.13%) Banking
30 956 (10.97%) 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 1,054 (12.09%) MS Exchange
2 721 (8.27%) IIS
3 547 (6.28%) SharePoint
4 442 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 390 (4.47%) Skype for Business
6 323 (3.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 244 (2.80%) Apache
8 211 (2.42%) Tomcat
9 143 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 126 (1.45%) Confluence
11 125 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
12 107 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
13 92 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
13 92 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
14 87 (1.00%) WebSphere
15 85 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
16 75 (0.86%) nginx
17 65 (0.75%) JBoss
18 63 (0.72%) CMS
19 49 (0.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1,310 (15.03%) Microsoft Office
2 212 (2.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 101 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 53 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 27 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 23 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 17 (0.20%) Acrobat
8 13 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
9 12 (0.14%) Photoshop
10 6 (0.069%) Maya
10 6 (0.069%) OmniGraffle
11 5 (0.057%) CINEMA 4D
12 4 (0.046%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (0.046%) Adobe Premiere
12 4 (0.046%) Camtasia
12 4 (0.046%) InfoPath
12 4 (0.046%) Stata
13 3 (0.034%) InVision
13 3 (0.034%) LibreOffice
13 3 (0.034%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 61 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
3 42 (0.48%) Elite 3E
4 24 (0.28%) ION MarketView
5 23 (0.26%) MetaTrader
6 20 (0.23%) Carpe Diem
7 14 (0.16%) Eikon
7 14 (0.16%) Markit EDM
8 13 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
9 12 (0.14%) Hyperion Planning
9 12 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
9 12 (0.14%) thinkFolio
10 11 (0.13%) FLEXCUBE
11 9 (0.10%) Endur
11 9 (0.10%) HFM
11 9 (0.10%) iTrent
11 9 (0.10%) ReMetrica
12 8 (0.092%) Dynamics AX
12 8 (0.092%) Northgate Housing
13 7 (0.080%) OpenLink RightAngle
Cloud Services
1 1,739 (19.95%) Office 365
2 1,382 (15.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 956 (10.97%) Amazon AWS
4 255 (2.93%) IaaS
5 249 (2.86%) SaaS
6 176 (2.02%) PaaS
7 155 (1.78%) Azure Active Directory
8 134 (1.54%) Mimecast
9 98 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
10 91 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
11 81 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
12 79 (0.91%) OneDrive
13 68 (0.78%) GitHub
14 64 (0.73%) G Suite
15 51 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
16 30 (0.34%) Amazon S3
17 23 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 23 (0.26%) Slack
17 23 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 20 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1,224 (14.04%) Firewall
2 982 (11.27%) DNS
3 813 (9.33%) TCP/IP
4 781 (8.96%) DHCP
5 668 (7.66%) SAN
6 612 (7.02%) LAN
7 611 (7.01%) WAN
8 498 (5.71%) VPN
9 349 (4.00%) Skype
10 290 (3.33%) Internet
11 278 (3.19%) VoIP
12 252 (2.89%) Network Security
13 240 (2.75%) VLAN
14 194 (2.23%) Wireless
15 180 (2.06%) NAS
16 127 (1.46%) Remote Desktop
17 102 (1.17%) HTTP
18 96 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
19 94 (1.08%) Unified Communications
20 93 (1.07%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,927 (22.11%) SQL Server
2 294 (3.37%) MySQL
3 288 (3.30%) SQL Server 2014
4 243 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 206 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 200 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 183 (2.10%) Relational Database
8 160 (1.84%) MongoDB
9 154 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
10 149 (1.71%) NoSQL
11 113 (1.30%) Oracle Database
12 96 (1.10%) RDBMS
13 89 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
14 81 (0.93%) Big Data
14 81 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
15 76 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 72 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
17 59 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
17 59 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
18 58 (0.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 411 (4.71%) Git (software)
2 323 (3.71%) Jenkins
2 323 (3.71%) JIRA
3 319 (3.66%) TeamCity
4 318 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 310 (3.56%) NUnit
6 253 (2.90%) Rhino Mocks
7 251 (2.88%) Octopus Deploy
8 220 (2.52%) Visual Studio
9 214 (2.45%) Moq
10 195 (2.24%) Subversion
11 147 (1.69%) MSTest
12 126 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 96 (1.10%) MSBuild
14 95 (1.09%) Selenium
15 91 (1.04%) MSI
16 66 (0.76%) Maven
17 62 (0.71%) Cucumber
18 52 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
19 40 (0.46%) Hudson
General
1 2,711 (31.10%) Finance
2 970 (11.13%) Banking
3 522 (5.99%) Law
4 446 (5.12%) Legal
5 380 (4.36%) Investment Banking
6 270 (3.10%) Retail
7 199 (2.28%) Front Office
8 197 (2.26%) Telecoms
9 195 (2.24%) Retail Banking
10 155 (1.78%) Advertising
11 153 (1.76%) Financial Institution
12 152 (1.74%) Marketing
13 147 (1.69%) Back Office
14 71 (0.81%) Games
14 71 (0.81%) Publishing
15 63 (0.72%) Private Banking
16 54 (0.62%) Billing
17 47 (0.54%) French Language
18 30 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
19 27 (0.31%) Military
Job Titles
1 1,598 (18.33%) Analyst
2 1,085 (12.45%) Developer
3 944 (10.83%) Support Engineer
4 822 (9.43%) Support Analyst
5 718 (8.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 648 (7.43%) Desktop Support
7 517 (5.93%) IT Support
8 486 (5.58%) 2nd Line Support
9 484 (5.55%) C# Developer
10 468 (5.37%) Windows Engineer
11 442 (5.07%) .NET Developer
12 429 (4.92%) Applications Support
13 419 (4.81%) Consultant
14 418 (4.80%) DevOps Engineer
15 417 (4.78%) Administrator
16 370 (4.24%) Desktop Engineer
17 361 (4.14%) IT Engineer
18 348 (3.99%) Architect
19 331 (3.80%) Service Analyst
20 328 (3.76%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,308 (15.01%) .NET
2 628 (7.20%) ASP.NET
3 448 (5.14%) HTML
4 408 (4.68%) Web Services
5 384 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 358 (4.11%) WPF
7 339 (3.89%) WinForms
8 324 (3.72%) .NET Framework
9 274 (3.14%) CSS
10 270 (3.10%) WCF
11 246 (2.82%) XML
12 221 (2.54%) NHibernate
13 216 (2.48%) AngularJS
14 190 (2.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 187 (2.15%) jQuery
16 177 (2.03%) Castle Windsor
17 163 (1.87%) HTML5
18 156 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
19 149 (1.71%) REST
20 137 (1.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 622 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 579 (6.64%) Data Centre
3 574 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
4 378 (4.34%) Management Information System
5 282 (3.24%) Blackberry
6 244 (2.80%) Hedge funds
7 221 (2.54%) Fintech
8 217 (2.49%) Clustering
8 217 (2.49%) Greenfield Project
9 215 (2.47%) Client/Server
10 204 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
11 202 (2.32%) User Experience
12 177 (2.03%) iPhone
13 140 (1.61%) Replication
13 140 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
14 134 (1.54%) Public Cloud
15 116 (1.33%) Private Cloud
16 114 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 111 (1.27%) Fat Client
17 111 (1.27%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3,081 (35.34%) Windows Server
2 2,113 (24.24%) Linux
3 1,539 (17.66%) Windows 7
4 1,297 (14.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1,293 (14.83%) Windows 10
6 1,236 (14.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 844 (9.68%) Unix
8 401 (4.60%) Android
9 358 (4.11%) Mac OS X
10 345 (3.96%) Apple iOS
11 312 (3.58%) Windows 8
12 278 (3.19%) Windows Server 2003
13 231 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 197 (2.26%) Mac OS
15 178 (2.04%) CentOS
16 144 (1.65%) Solaris
17 137 (1.57%) Windows XP
18 117 (1.34%) Ubuntu
19 77 (0.88%) Windows Phone
20 45 (0.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,675 (19.22%) ITIL
2 1,392 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
3 976 (11.20%) DevOps
4 596 (6.84%) Scrum
5 581 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 529 (6.07%) Migration
7 495 (5.68%) MVC
8 483 (5.54%) TDD
9 471 (5.40%) Configuration Management
10 422 (4.84%) Asset Management
11 418 (4.80%) Project Management
12 417 (4.78%) Service Delivery
13 361 (4.14%) Test Automation
14 359 (4.12%) Cybersecurity
15 355 (4.07%) Change Management
15 355 (4.07%) Information Security
16 339 (3.89%) Software Engineering
17 332 (3.81%) Incident Management
18 324 (3.72%) Service Management
19 278 (3.19%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1,895 (21.74%) SQL
2 1,433 (16.44%) PowerShell
3 1,197 (13.73%) C#
4 624 (7.16%) JavaScript
5 613 (7.03%) Python
6 571 (6.55%) Java
7 339 (3.89%) Bash Shell
8 320 (3.67%) T-SQL
9 311 (3.57%) C++
10 246 (2.82%) Perl
11 200 (2.29%) VB
12 191 (2.19%) Shell Script
13 169 (1.94%) C
14 162 (1.86%) Ruby
15 151 (1.73%) PHP
16 99 (1.14%) VBScript
17 98 (1.12%) PL/SQL
18 82 (0.94%) VB.NET
19 50 (0.57%) VBA
20 29 (0.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1,102 (12.64%) Degree
2 804 (9.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 500 (5.74%) MCSE
4 320 (3.67%) Cisco Certification
5 286 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
6 275 (3.15%) MCSA
7 268 (3.07%) CCNA
8 226 (2.59%) CISSP
9 173 (1.98%) MCP
10 165 (1.89%) Security Cleared
11 144 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 140 (1.61%) CISM
13 129 (1.48%) MCITP
14 110 (1.26%) CCNP
15 109 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
16 108 (1.24%) SANS
17 97 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
18 90 (1.03%) SC Cleared
19 88 (1.01%) GIAC
20 77 (0.88%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 446 (5.12%) SLA
2 275 (3.15%) QA
3 267 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 99 (1.14%) PCI DSS
5 88 (1.01%) GDPR
6 74 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 57 (0.65%) Data Quality
8 55 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 52 (0.60%) COBIT
10 43 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
11 38 (0.44%) GCP
12 29 (0.33%) PMO
13 26 (0.30%) SEPA
14 24 (0.28%) ISO 9001
15 22 (0.25%) NIST 800
16 21 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
17 19 (0.22%) MiFID
18 11 (0.13%) EMIR
19 10 (0.11%) HIPAA
20 6 (0.069%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 3,422 (39.26%) Active Directory
2 1,460 (16.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 673 (7.72%) Hyper-V
4 470 (5.39%) XenApp
5 370 (4.24%) VMware ESXi
6 319 (3.66%) vSphere
7 285 (3.27%) XenDesktop
8 280 (3.21%) Docker
9 227 (2.60%) Microsoft App-V
10 178 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
11 129 (1.48%) Virtual Desktop
12 108 (1.24%) XenServer
13 83 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
14 67 (0.77%) DFS Replication
15 57 (0.65%) BitLocker
16 55 (0.63%) Terminal Services
17 53 (0.61%) Xen
18 41 (0.47%) Terminal Server
19 31 (0.36%) NFS
20 28 (0.32%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 906 (10.39%) SCCM
2 431 (4.94%) Puppet
3 412 (4.73%) Ansible
4 316 (3.63%) Opscode Chef
5 263 (3.02%) SCOM
6 156 (1.79%) Nagios
7 152 (1.74%) vCenter Server
8 128 (1.47%) Terraform
9 105 (1.20%) SCOrch
10 101 (1.16%) AirWatch
11 98 (1.12%) Backup Exec
12 90 (1.03%) WSUS
13 85 (0.98%) Microsoft Intune
14 73 (0.84%) Single Sign-On
15 70 (0.80%) Kubernetes
16 64 (0.73%) Nessus
17 58 (0.67%) QRadar
18 52 (0.60%) CSIRT
19 43 (0.49%) NetBackup
20 42 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3,475 (39.86%) Microsoft
2 2,303 (26.42%) VMware
3 1,449 (16.62%) Citrix
4 1,115 (12.79%) Cisco
5 576 (6.61%) HP
6 565 (6.48%) Oracle
7 458 (5.25%) Apple
8 258 (2.96%) NetApp
9 219 (2.51%) Dell
10 209 (2.40%) Red Hat
11 207 (2.37%) Bloomberg
12 188 (2.16%) Google
13 179 (2.05%) Veeam
14 174 (2.00%) iManage
15 169 (1.94%) Reuters
16 168 (1.93%) EMC
17 167 (1.92%) Ivanti
18 153 (1.76%) ServiceNow
19 144 (1.65%) Splunk
20 138 (1.58%) CheckPoint