Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > London
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 12 11
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8,619 9,469 10,862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.43% 12.79% 13.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.01% 50.22% 52.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7,153 7,954 9,597
London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.15%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -

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 15,959 18,856 20,890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 23.01% 25.47% 25.74%
Number of salaries quoted 13,106 14,941 18,252
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £84,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -3 1,873 £50,000 +5.26% 248
West London +1 557 £40,000 -5.88% 138
South London -2 333 £38,000 +8.57% 29
East London +4 201 £36,250 -19.44% 60
North London -5 55 £42,500 +17.24% 18
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 3,496 (40.56%) Active Directory
2 3,386 (39.29%) Microsoft
3 2,836 (32.90%) Windows Server
4 2,398 (27.82%) Finance
5 2,322 (26.94%) Linux
6 2,041 (23.68%) VMware
7 2,024 (23.48%) Office 365
8 1,872 (21.72%) SQL
9 1,681 (19.50%) Microsoft Azure
10 1,651 (19.16%) SQL Server
11 1,582 (18.35%) PowerShell
12 1,509 (17.51%) Windows 10
13 1,480 (17.17%) ITIL
14 1,414 (16.41%) Windows 7
15 1,373 (15.93%) Microsoft Office
16 1,321 (15.33%) Firewall
17 1,280 (14.85%) Amazon AWS
18 1,221 (14.17%) Citrix
19 1,188 (13.78%) Windows Server 2008
20 1,166 (13.53%) VMware Infrastructure
21 1,147 (13.31%) Agile Software Development
22 1,140 (13.23%) C#
23 1,138 (13.20%) Windows Server 2012
24 1,115 (12.94%) DNS
25 1,097 (12.73%) .NET
26 1,072 (12.44%) DevOps
27 1,047 (12.15%) MS Exchange
28 1,039 (12.05%) Problem-Solving
29 1,016 (11.79%) SCCM
30 940 (10.91%) 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 1,047 (12.15%) MS Exchange
2 566 (6.57%) IIS
3 468 (5.43%) SharePoint
4 422 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 342 (3.97%) Skype for Business
6 316 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 241 (2.80%) Apache
8 219 (2.54%) Tomcat
9 173 (2.01%) Confluence
10 113 (1.31%) JBoss
11 94 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
12 92 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
13 91 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 82 (0.95%) CMS
15 78 (0.90%) WebSphere
16 67 (0.78%) WebLogic
17 62 (0.72%) nginx
18 51 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
19 50 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
20 42 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1,373 (15.93%) Microsoft Office
2 259 (3.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 122 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 54 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 21 (0.24%) Acrobat
5 21 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
6 19 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
7 18 (0.21%) Camtasia
8 13 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
9 11 (0.13%) Photoshop
10 8 (0.093%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 7 (0.081%) AutoCAD
12 4 (0.046%) InDesign
12 4 (0.046%) InfoPath
13 3 (0.035%) Adobe After Effects
13 3 (0.035%) Adobe Illustrator
13 3 (0.035%) Maya
13 3 (0.035%) NUKE
14 2 (0.023%) Houdini
15 1 (0.012%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 51 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
3 32 (0.37%) Relativity
4 25 (0.29%) Carpe Diem
5 24 (0.28%) SimCorp Dimension
6 21 (0.24%) Concordance
7 20 (0.23%) Elite 3E
8 19 (0.22%) MetaTrader
9 17 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
10 15 (0.17%) Ringtail
11 11 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
12 10 (0.12%) Eikon
12 10 (0.12%) Infor SunSystems
12 10 (0.12%) ReMetrica
12 10 (0.12%) Visualfiles
13 9 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
13 9 (0.10%) Orchard Housing
14 7 (0.081%) Cognos TM1
15 6 (0.070%) Sage X3
15 6 (0.070%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2,024 (23.48%) Office 365
2 1,681 (19.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1,280 (14.85%) Amazon AWS
4 284 (3.30%) SaaS
5 260 (3.02%) IaaS
6 203 (2.36%) Azure Active Directory
7 182 (2.11%) AWS CloudFormation
8 165 (1.91%) Google Cloud Platform
9 147 (1.71%) PaaS
10 138 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
11 128 (1.49%) Mimecast
12 104 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
13 97 (1.13%) GitHub
14 95 (1.10%) Amazon S3
15 78 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 78 (0.90%) G Suite
16 75 (0.87%) OneDrive
17 64 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
18 45 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
18 45 (0.52%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1,321 (15.33%) Firewall
2 1,115 (12.94%) DNS
3 902 (10.47%) TCP/IP
4 809 (9.39%) DHCP
5 624 (7.24%) LAN
6 603 (7.00%) SAN
7 589 (6.83%) WAN
8 554 (6.43%) VPN
9 318 (3.69%) Skype
10 306 (3.55%) Internet
11 213 (2.47%) VLAN
12 209 (2.42%) VoIP
13 201 (2.33%) Wireless
14 174 (2.02%) HTTP
15 172 (2.00%) Network Security
16 145 (1.68%) NAS
17 126 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
18 115 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
19 103 (1.20%) NetScaler
20 93 (1.08%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,651 (19.16%) SQL Server
2 273 (3.17%) Relational Database
3 272 (3.16%) MySQL
4 235 (2.73%) Big Data
5 205 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 198 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 186 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 158 (1.83%) Oracle Database
9 150 (1.74%) SQL Server 2016
10 142 (1.65%) NoSQL
11 140 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
12 131 (1.52%) MongoDB
13 118 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
13 118 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
14 110 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
14 110 (1.28%) RDBMS
15 90 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
16 82 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
17 80 (0.93%) Blockchain
18 75 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 608 (7.05%) Git (software)
2 468 (5.43%) Jenkins
3 365 (4.23%) JIRA
4 349 (4.05%) TeamCity
5 307 (3.56%) Octopus Deploy
6 251 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
7 203 (2.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 181 (2.10%) Subversion
9 172 (2.00%) Visual Studio
10 149 (1.73%) Selenium
11 131 (1.52%) NUnit
12 105 (1.22%) Maven
13 84 (0.97%) MSBuild
14 83 (0.96%) Cucumber
15 66 (0.77%) Rhino Mocks
16 60 (0.70%) Moq
17 59 (0.68%) Vagrant
18 58 (0.67%) Bitbucket
18 58 (0.67%) GoCD
19 53 (0.61%) JUnit
General
1 2,398 (27.82%) Finance
2 865 (10.04%) Banking
3 415 (4.81%) Law
4 370 (4.29%) Legal
5 342 (3.97%) Investment Banking
6 233 (2.70%) Retail
7 184 (2.13%) Telecoms
8 141 (1.64%) Marketing
9 139 (1.61%) Advertising
10 132 (1.53%) Financial Institution
11 121 (1.40%) Games
12 119 (1.38%) Front Office
13 88 (1.02%) Back Office
14 45 (0.52%) German Language
15 44 (0.51%) Billing
16 41 (0.48%) Publishing
17 33 (0.38%) French Language
18 29 (0.34%) Manufacturing
19 22 (0.26%) Retail Banking
20 18 (0.21%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1,470 (17.06%) Analyst
2 1,033 (11.99%) Support Engineer
3 974 (11.30%) Developer
4 825 (9.57%) Support Analyst
5 710 (8.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 646 (7.50%) Desktop Support
7 611 (7.09%) IT Support
8 436 (5.06%) Windows Engineer
9 422 (4.90%) 2nd Line Support
10 411 (4.77%) C# Developer
11 408 (4.73%) Consultant
12 406 (4.71%) IT Engineer
13 382 (4.43%) Applications Support
13 382 (4.43%) DevOps Engineer
14 380 (4.41%) Architect
15 379 (4.40%) Administrator
16 354 (4.11%) .NET Developer
17 345 (4.00%) Service Analyst
18 297 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
19 283 (3.28%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,097 (12.73%) .NET
2 500 (5.80%) Web Services
3 490 (5.69%) ASP.NET
4 471 (5.46%) HTML
5 321 (3.72%) XML
6 293 (3.40%) .NET Framework
7 248 (2.88%) CSS
8 237 (2.75%) AngularJS
9 206 (2.39%) ASP.NET Web API
10 204 (2.37%) ASP.NET MVC
11 194 (2.25%) JSON
12 192 (2.23%) REST
13 188 (2.18%) jQuery
14 179 (2.08%) WinForms
15 177 (2.05%) LDAP
16 171 (1.98%) WCF
17 167 (1.94%) Middleware
18 159 (1.84%) WPF
19 142 (1.65%) RESTful
20 129 (1.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 652 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
2 474 (5.50%) Data Centre
3 466 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 321 (3.72%) Self-Motivation
5 309 (3.59%) Management Information System
6 267 (3.10%) Fintech
7 261 (3.03%) Hedge funds
8 208 (2.41%) Blackberry
9 171 (1.98%) Clustering
10 166 (1.93%) iPhone
11 163 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
12 156 (1.81%) User Experience
13 152 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
14 147 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
15 142 (1.65%) Replication
16 141 (1.64%) Public Cloud
17 136 (1.58%) Private Cloud
18 111 (1.29%) Client/Server
19 102 (1.18%) Equities
20 97 (1.13%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2,836 (32.90%) Windows Server
2 2,322 (26.94%) Linux
3 1,509 (17.51%) Windows 10
4 1,414 (16.41%) Windows 7
5 1,188 (13.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 1,138 (13.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 784 (9.10%) Unix
8 413 (4.79%) Android
9 412 (4.78%) Mac OS X
10 367 (4.26%) Apple iOS
11 278 (3.23%) Windows 8
12 259 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 210 (2.44%) Mac OS
14 199 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
15 175 (2.03%) CentOS
16 152 (1.76%) Solaris
17 119 (1.38%) Ubuntu
18 104 (1.21%) Windows XP
19 98 (1.14%) AIX
20 65 (0.75%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,480 (17.17%) ITIL
2 1,147 (13.31%) Agile Software Development
3 1,072 (12.44%) DevOps
4 1,039 (12.05%) Problem-Solving
5 940 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 519 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
7 498 (5.78%) Project Management
8 452 (5.24%) Migration
9 440 (5.11%) Information Security
10 413 (4.79%) Cybersecurity
11 384 (4.46%) Test Automation
12 374 (4.34%) MVC
13 370 (4.29%) Configuration Management
14 355 (4.12%) Disaster Recovery
15 335 (3.89%) TDD
16 310 (3.60%) Change Management
17 304 (3.53%) Software Engineering
18 301 (3.49%) Scrum
19 284 (3.30%) Service Management
20 277 (3.21%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,872 (21.72%) SQL
2 1,582 (18.35%) PowerShell
3 1,140 (13.23%) C#
4 833 (9.66%) Python
5 771 (8.95%) Java
6 499 (5.79%) JavaScript
7 412 (4.78%) Bash Shell
8 318 (3.69%) C++
9 315 (3.65%) Perl
10 291 (3.38%) T-SQL
11 264 (3.06%) C
12 221 (2.56%) Ruby
13 190 (2.20%) Shell Script
14 148 (1.72%) VBScript
15 141 (1.64%) VB
16 113 (1.31%) PL/SQL
16 113 (1.31%) VB.NET
17 109 (1.26%) VBA
18 97 (1.13%) PHP
19 60 (0.70%) Go
Qualifications
1 933 (10.82%) Degree
2 716 (8.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 471 (5.46%) MCSE
4 302 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
5 275 (3.19%) CISSP
5 275 (3.19%) MCSA
6 264 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
7 257 (2.98%) CCNA
8 200 (2.32%) MCP
9 175 (2.03%) Security Cleared
10 139 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 129 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
12 113 (1.31%) CISM
13 111 (1.29%) MCITP
14 100 (1.16%) SC Cleared
15 92 (1.07%) CCNP
16 81 (0.94%) MCTS
17 78 (0.90%) CompTIA Security+
18 74 (0.86%) GIAC
19 64 (0.74%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 382 (4.43%) SLA
2 217 (2.52%) QA
3 202 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 145 (1.68%) GDPR
5 92 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 83 (0.96%) PCI DSS
7 68 (0.79%) GCP
8 52 (0.60%) Data Quality
9 45 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
10 27 (0.31%) PMO
11 25 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 23 (0.27%) COBIT
13 22 (0.26%) MiFID
14 6 (0.070%) ISO 9001
14 6 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 6 (0.070%) PMBOK
15 5 (0.058%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 5 (0.058%) JTAG
15 5 (0.058%) NIST 800
15 5 (0.058%) WAI
System Software
1 3,496 (40.56%) Active Directory
2 1,166 (13.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 748 (8.68%) Hyper-V
4 366 (4.25%) Docker
5 350 (4.06%) XenApp
6 291 (3.38%) vSphere
7 266 (3.09%) VMware ESXi
8 230 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
9 228 (2.65%) XenDesktop
10 189 (2.19%) Microsoft App-V
11 102 (1.18%) Virtual Desktop
12 88 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
13 74 (0.86%) XenServer
14 66 (0.77%) BitLocker
15 44 (0.51%) NFS
16 41 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
17 40 (0.46%) DFS Replication
18 32 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
19 30 (0.35%) Firmware
20 27 (0.31%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1,016 (11.79%) SCCM
2 570 (6.61%) Puppet
3 507 (5.88%) Ansible
4 418 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
5 207 (2.40%) Terraform
6 184 (2.13%) SCOM
7 155 (1.80%) Nagios
8 143 (1.66%) WSUS
9 136 (1.58%) Kubernetes
10 124 (1.44%) Microsoft Intune
11 96 (1.11%) Backup Exec
12 94 (1.09%) AirWatch
13 88 (1.02%) Failover Clustering
14 80 (0.93%) Salt
15 67 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
16 62 (0.72%) Kibana
16 62 (0.72%) vCenter Server
17 59 (0.68%) ZABBIX
18 57 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
18 57 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3,386 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 2,041 (23.68%) VMware
3 1,221 (14.17%) Citrix
4 861 (9.99%) Cisco
5 692 (8.03%) Oracle
6 452 (5.24%) Apple
7 367 (4.26%) HP
8 321 (3.72%) Red Hat
9 282 (3.27%) Google
10 222 (2.58%) NetApp
11 204 (2.37%) Bloomberg
12 197 (2.29%) Veeam
13 191 (2.22%) ServiceNow
14 187 (2.17%) Dell
15 183 (2.12%) Splunk
16 174 (2.02%) Ivanti
17 170 (1.97%) EMC
18 159 (1.84%) Reuters
19 148 (1.72%) Adobe
20 140 (1.62%) IBM