Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > London
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 11 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 9426 10781 13524
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.78% 13.36% 15.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.14% 52.06% 55.47%
Number of salaries quoted 7894 9514 11779
London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.06% +4.44%
10th Percentile £26,500 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £76,175 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 18800 20710 24382
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 25.49% 25.67% 27.41%
Number of salaries quoted 14837 18100 21071
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 1959 £47,500 - 153
West London -1 609 £42,500 - 48
South London +3 294 £35,000 +2.94% 9
East London -8 164 £45,000 +28.57% 18
North London +9 73 £37,500 +20.97% 4
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3759 (39.88%) Active Directory
2 3735 (39.62%) Microsoft
3 3329 (35.32%) Windows Server
4 2874 (30.49%) Finance
5 2658 (28.20%) Linux
6 2634 (27.94%) VMware
7 2350 (24.93%) SQL
8 2201 (23.35%) SQL Server
9 1818 (19.29%) ITIL
10 1730 (18.35%) Windows 7
11 1592 (16.89%) MS Exchange
12 1547 (16.41%) Office 365
13 1521 (16.14%) PowerShell
14 1507 (15.99%) VMware Infrastructure
15 1489 (15.80%) Windows Server 2012
16 1465 (15.54%) Firewall
17 1416 (15.02%) Agile Software Development
18 1397 (14.82%) Citrix
19 1386 (14.70%) Microsoft Office
20 1372 (14.56%) Windows Server 2008
21 1294 (13.73%) Cisco
22 1267 (13.44%) Microsoft Azure
23 1252 (13.28%) .NET
24 1241 (13.17%) DNS
25 1217 (12.91%) Degree
26 1201 (12.74%) Banking
27 1157 (12.27%) Unix
28 1145 (12.15%) C#
29 1055 (11.19%) Amazon AWS
30 1038 (11.01%) Windows 10

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 1592 (16.89%) MS Exchange
2 813 (8.63%) IIS
3 779 (8.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 728 (7.72%) SharePoint
5 459 (4.87%) Skype for Business
6 428 (4.54%) Exchange Server 2013
7 308 (3.27%) Apache
8 270 (2.86%) Tomcat
9 196 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
10 181 (1.92%) JBoss
11 172 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 144 (1.53%) Confluence
13 142 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
14 141 (1.50%) WebSphere
15 123 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
16 109 (1.16%) WebLogic
17 79 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
18 77 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
19 72 (0.76%) OpenStack
20 67 (0.71%) CMS
Applications
1 1386 (14.70%) Microsoft Office
2 253 (2.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 122 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 73 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 38 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
6 33 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 23 (0.24%) Photoshop
8 17 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
9 15 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
10 14 (0.15%) InDesign
11 6 (0.064%) Adobe Captivate
11 6 (0.064%) AutoCAD
12 5 (0.053%) Acrobat
12 5 (0.053%) CINEMA 4D
12 5 (0.053%) Mozilla Thunderbird
13 4 (0.042%) InfoPath
14 3 (0.032%) GIMP
14 3 (0.032%) GNU Octave
14 3 (0.032%) InCopy
14 3 (0.032%) Revit
Business Applications
1 118 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 61 (0.65%) ION MarketView
3 41 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
4 32 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
5 20 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
6 13 (0.14%) Actimize
6 13 (0.14%) MetaTrader
7 11 (0.12%) Temenos T24
7 11 (0.12%) thinkFolio
8 10 (0.11%) Remedy AR System
9 9 (0.095%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 9 (0.095%) Eikon
9 9 (0.095%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 9 (0.095%) Siebel Analytics
10 8 (0.085%) Northgate Housing
10 8 (0.085%) Oracle EBS
10 8 (0.085%) SAP BPC
11 7 (0.074%) Bloomberg TOMS
11 7 (0.074%) Markit EDM
11 7 (0.074%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1547 (16.41%) Office 365
2 1267 (13.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1055 (11.19%) Amazon AWS
4 319 (3.38%) IaaS
5 219 (2.32%) SaaS
6 187 (1.98%) PaaS
7 130 (1.38%) Azure Active Directory
8 114 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
9 90 (0.95%) Mimecast
10 85 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
11 76 (0.81%) G Suite
12 66 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
13 59 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
13 59 (0.63%) GitHub
14 57 (0.60%) Amazon S3
15 53 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 46 (0.49%) OneDrive
17 40 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 35 (0.37%) Dropbox
19 30 (0.32%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 1465 (15.54%) Firewall
2 1241 (13.17%) DNS
3 962 (10.21%) TCP/IP
4 884 (9.38%) DHCP
5 855 (9.07%) SAN
6 769 (8.16%) LAN
7 742 (7.87%) WAN
8 654 (6.94%) VPN
9 375 (3.98%) Skype
10 370 (3.93%) VoIP
11 347 (3.68%) Internet
12 279 (2.96%) Network Security
13 271 (2.88%) VLAN
14 267 (2.83%) Wireless
15 204 (2.16%) NAS
16 158 (1.68%) MPLS
17 145 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
18 143 (1.52%) SSL
19 142 (1.51%) HTTP
20 129 (1.37%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2201 (23.35%) SQL Server
2 315 (3.34%) MySQL
3 297 (3.15%) Relational Database
4 287 (3.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 255 (2.71%) SQL Server 2014
6 238 (2.52%) NoSQL
6 238 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 238 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 217 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 191 (2.03%) MongoDB
9 135 (1.43%) Redis
10 117 (1.24%) Oracle Database
11 114 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
12 109 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 107 (1.14%) RDBMS
14 99 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
14 99 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
15 91 (0.97%) Hadoop
16 90 (0.95%) Big Data
17 79 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 514 (5.45%) JIRA
2 457 (4.85%) Git (software)
3 343 (3.64%) Jenkins
4 325 (3.45%) TeamCity
5 303 (3.21%) Visual Studio
6 245 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 233 (2.47%) Subversion
8 220 (2.33%) NUnit
9 214 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
10 185 (1.96%) Rhino Mocks
11 151 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 144 (1.53%) Moq
13 132 (1.40%) Maven
14 121 (1.28%) Hudson
15 102 (1.08%) Selenium
16 93 (0.99%) JUnit
16 93 (0.99%) MSTest
17 75 (0.80%) Ant
17 75 (0.80%) Mercurial
18 66 (0.70%) Cucumber
General
1 2874 (30.49%) Finance
2 1201 (12.74%) Banking
3 580 (6.15%) Retail
4 577 (6.12%) Investment Banking
5 437 (4.64%) Law
6 423 (4.49%) Legal
7 392 (4.16%) Retail Banking
8 351 (3.72%) Telecoms
9 239 (2.54%) Front Office
10 205 (2.17%) Marketing
11 170 (1.80%) Back Office
11 170 (1.80%) Games
12 103 (1.09%) Publishing
13 101 (1.07%) Advertising
14 100 (1.06%) Financial Institution
15 83 (0.88%) Manufacturing
16 61 (0.65%) Electronics
17 35 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
18 30 (0.32%) Private Banking
19 28 (0.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1834 (19.46%) Analyst
2 1135 (12.04%) Developer
3 1018 (10.80%) Support Analyst
4 1002 (10.63%) Support Engineer
5 828 (8.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 677 (7.18%) IT Support
7 600 (6.37%) Windows Engineer
8 578 (6.13%) Desktop Support
9 502 (5.33%) Administrator
10 482 (5.11%) 2nd Line Support
11 456 (4.84%) C# Developer
12 434 (4.60%) DevOps Engineer
13 412 (4.37%) .NET Developer
14 403 (4.28%) Applications Support
15 382 (4.05%) IT Analyst
16 378 (4.01%) IT Engineer
17 366 (3.88%) Architect
18 350 (3.71%) Service Analyst
19 335 (3.55%) Consultant
20 325 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1252 (13.28%) .NET
2 548 (5.81%) ASP.NET
3 453 (4.81%) HTML
4 434 (4.60%) Web Services
5 349 (3.70%) CSS
6 332 (3.52%) XML
7 324 (3.44%) WPF
8 280 (2.97%) ASP.NET MVC
9 278 (2.95%) WinForms
10 243 (2.58%) .NET Framework
10 243 (2.58%) WCF
11 241 (2.56%) AngularJS
12 178 (1.89%) SOAP
13 167 (1.77%) NHibernate
14 165 (1.75%) HTML5
15 158 (1.68%) RESTful
16 153 (1.62%) jQuery
17 148 (1.57%) ASP.NET Web API
18 145 (1.54%) Spring
19 137 (1.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 705 (7.48%) Computer Science
2 651 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
3 560 (5.94%) Data Centre
4 402 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 377 (4.00%) Blackberry
5 377 (4.00%) User Experience
6 316 (3.35%) Hedge funds
7 304 (3.23%) Clustering
8 218 (2.31%) Fintech
9 177 (1.88%) Client/Server
10 158 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
11 150 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 150 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
12 138 (1.46%) Algorithms
13 135 (1.43%) iPad
14 134 (1.42%) Replication
15 132 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
16 126 (1.34%) Linux Command Line
17 123 (1.30%) iPhone
18 115 (1.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3329 (35.32%) Windows Server
2 2658 (28.20%) Linux
3 1730 (18.35%) Windows 7
4 1489 (15.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 1372 (14.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1157 (12.27%) Unix
7 1038 (11.01%) Windows 10
8 552 (5.86%) Android
9 486 (5.16%) Apple iOS
10 409 (4.34%) Windows 8
11 398 (4.22%) Mac OS X
12 361 (3.83%) Windows Server 2003
13 312 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 209 (2.22%) Windows XP
15 206 (2.19%) Solaris
16 197 (2.09%) CentOS
17 190 (2.02%) Mac OS
18 129 (1.37%) Ubuntu
19 97 (1.03%) Debian
20 84 (0.89%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1818 (19.29%) ITIL
2 1416 (15.02%) Agile Software Development
3 982 (10.42%) DevOps
4 627 (6.65%) Asset Management
5 593 (6.29%) Scrum
6 590 (6.26%) Continuous Integration
7 503 (5.34%) Project Management
8 463 (4.91%) Migration
9 445 (4.72%) Wealth Management
10 435 (4.61%) Service Management
11 419 (4.45%) TDD
12 398 (4.22%) MVC
13 385 (4.08%) Information Security
14 380 (4.03%) Service Delivery
15 372 (3.95%) Configuration Management
16 344 (3.65%) Software Engineering
17 337 (3.58%) Change Management
18 336 (3.56%) Disaster Recovery
19 335 (3.55%) Mentoring
20 315 (3.34%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2350 (24.93%) SQL
2 1521 (16.14%) PowerShell
3 1145 (12.15%) C#
4 877 (9.30%) Java
5 842 (8.93%) Python
6 628 (6.66%) JavaScript
7 459 (4.87%) C++
8 386 (4.10%) Bash Shell
9 365 (3.87%) T-SQL
10 307 (3.26%) Perl
11 236 (2.50%) Shell Script
12 233 (2.47%) Ruby
13 211 (2.24%) VB
14 189 (2.01%) PHP
15 177 (1.88%) C
16 115 (1.22%) VB.NET
17 101 (1.07%) VBA
18 95 (1.01%) VBScript
19 93 (0.99%) PL/SQL
20 65 (0.69%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1217 (12.91%) Degree
2 881 (9.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 557 (5.91%) MCSE
4 522 (5.54%) Cisco Certification
5 370 (3.93%) CCNA
6 269 (2.85%) Computer Science Degree
7 250 (2.65%) MCP
8 244 (2.59%) CISSP
9 213 (2.26%) MCSA
10 212 (2.25%) CCNP
11 182 (1.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 161 (1.71%) Security Cleared
13 150 (1.59%) CISM
14 142 (1.51%) MCITP
15 137 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
16 125 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
17 118 (1.25%) CCA
18 86 (0.91%) SC Cleared
19 78 (0.83%) CEH
20 70 (0.74%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 471 (5.00%) SLA
2 313 (3.32%) QA
3 281 (2.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 164 (1.74%) PCI DSS
5 70 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 50 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 46 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
8 44 (0.47%) Data Quality
9 40 (0.42%) SEPA
10 37 (0.39%) COBIT
11 36 (0.38%) ISO 9001
12 35 (0.37%) GDPR
13 30 (0.32%) NIST 800
14 23 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 19 (0.20%) PMO
16 18 (0.19%) GCP
17 14 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
18 9 (0.095%) WCAG
19 7 (0.074%) MiFID
19 7 (0.074%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 3759 (39.88%) Active Directory
2 1507 (15.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 919 (9.75%) Hyper-V
4 480 (5.09%) XenApp
5 412 (4.37%) vSphere
6 335 (3.55%) XenDesktop
7 323 (3.43%) VMware ESXi
8 311 (3.30%) Docker
9 203 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
10 98 (1.04%) XenServer
11 86 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
12 83 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
13 77 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
14 70 (0.74%) Terminal Services
15 60 (0.64%) NFS
16 49 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
17 47 (0.50%) DFS Replication
18 40 (0.42%) KVM
19 36 (0.38%) iptables
19 36 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 878 (9.31%) SCCM
2 483 (5.12%) Puppet
3 383 (4.06%) Opscode Chef
4 377 (4.00%) Ansible
5 248 (2.63%) SCOM
6 224 (2.38%) Nagios
7 163 (1.73%) Backup Exec
8 160 (1.70%) AirWatch
9 136 (1.44%) WSUS
10 135 (1.43%) Kubernetes
11 104 (1.10%) vCenter Server
12 95 (1.01%) Microsoft Clustering
13 85 (0.90%) Opsview
14 77 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
15 74 (0.79%) Nessus
16 66 (0.70%) Terraform
17 60 (0.64%) Microsoft Intune
18 58 (0.62%) Control-M
19 54 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
20 51 (0.54%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3735 (39.62%) Microsoft
2 2634 (27.94%) VMware
3 1397 (14.82%) Citrix
4 1294 (13.73%) Cisco
5 801 (8.50%) Oracle
6 584 (6.20%) HP
7 425 (4.51%) Apple
8 395 (4.19%) Red Hat
9 301 (3.19%) NetApp
10 262 (2.78%) Splunk
11 257 (2.73%) Google
12 238 (2.52%) Dell
13 235 (2.49%) IBM
14 198 (2.10%) McAfee
15 187 (1.98%) AppSense
16 184 (1.95%) Juniper
17 183 (1.94%) ServiceNow
18 180 (1.91%) Symantec
19 173 (1.84%) Bloomberg
20 171 (1.81%) Sybase