Period
to 19 April 2019

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 19 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > London
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 12 11
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7,155 8,646 8,857
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.79% 12.36% 12.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.99% 52.30% 51.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5,970 7,355 7,671
London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,622 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 13,503 16,532 17,095
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.26% 23.64% 24.83%
Number of salaries quoted 11,211 13,828 14,601
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% +0.91% +4.76%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +1.12%

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 19 April 2019.

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 19 April 2019. 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 1,748 £50,000 - 130
West London -2 425 £42,500 +1.19% 48
South London +1 276 £45,000 +7.14% 5
East London 0 124 £47,500 +48.44% 19
North London +9 56 £42,012 +29.27% 5
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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 2,991 (41.80%) Active Directory
2 2,900 (40.53%) Microsoft
3 2,506 (35.02%) Windows Server
4 1,968 (27.51%) Linux
5 1,907 (26.65%) Office 365
6 1,852 (25.88%) Finance
7 1,742 (24.35%) Microsoft Azure
8 1,671 (23.35%) VMware
9 1,630 (22.78%) SQL
10 1,414 (19.76%) Windows 10
11 1,398 (19.54%) PowerShell
12 1,351 (18.88%) ITIL
13 1,276 (17.83%) Amazon AWS
14 1,182 (16.52%) SQL Server
15 1,169 (16.34%) Firewall
16 1,143 (15.97%) Microsoft Office
17 1,080 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
18 1,055 (14.74%) Windows 7
19 1,028 (14.37%) Agile Software Development
20 943 (13.18%) DevOps
21 918 (12.83%) DNS
22 887 (12.40%) Cisco
23 864 (12.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 859 (12.01%) C#
25 845 (11.81%) Problem-Solving
26 838 (11.71%) SCCM
27 836 (11.68%) Windows Server 2012
28 827 (11.56%) Citrix
29 814 (11.38%) .NET
30 803 (11.22%) Windows Server 2008

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
1 788 (11.01%) MS Exchange
2 544 (7.60%) IIS
3 495 (6.92%) SharePoint
4 228 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 215 (3.00%) Skype for Business
6 205 (2.87%) Apache
7 165 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
8 157 (2.19%) Tomcat
9 129 (1.80%) Confluence
10 63 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
10 63 (0.88%) WebSphere
11 59 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
12 48 (0.67%) JBoss
13 47 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
14 42 (0.59%) IBM Notes
14 42 (0.59%) WordPress
15 38 (0.53%) WebLogic
16 33 (0.46%) nginx
17 32 (0.45%) CMS
18 30 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1,143 (15.97%) Microsoft Office
2 160 (2.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 66 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 65 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 36 (0.50%) AutoCAD
6 9 (0.13%) Maple
6 9 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.11%) Acrobat
8 7 (0.098%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.056%) Chatbot
9 4 (0.056%) Microsoft Project
9 4 (0.056%) Revit
10 3 (0.042%) Camtasia
11 2 (0.028%) EngageOne
11 2 (0.028%) LaTeX
11 2 (0.028%) MicroStation
12 1 (0.014%) CINEMA 4D
12 1 (0.014%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.014%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.014%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 70 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.29%) Carpe Diem
3 20 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 20 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 19 (0.27%) thinkFolio
5 15 (0.21%) Visualfiles
6 14 (0.20%) Markit EDM
7 13 (0.18%) HFM
8 12 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
8 12 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
9 9 (0.13%) Elite 3E
9 9 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
10 8 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
10 8 (0.11%) Eagle PACE
10 8 (0.11%) Front Arena
11 7 (0.098%) Distributed Ledger
11 7 (0.098%) NetSuite
11 7 (0.098%) Oracle Financials
11 7 (0.098%) SAP S/4HANA
12 6 (0.084%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 1,907 (26.65%) Office 365
2 1,742 (24.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1,276 (17.83%) Amazon AWS
4 379 (5.30%) SaaS
5 250 (3.49%) Azure Active Directory
5 250 (3.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 248 (3.47%) IaaS
7 228 (3.19%) AWS CloudFormation
8 203 (2.84%) PaaS
9 111 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
10 106 (1.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 106 (1.48%) Amazon S3
11 95 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
12 86 (1.20%) GitHub
13 79 (1.10%) Serverless
14 71 (0.99%) Mimecast
14 71 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 70 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
16 55 (0.77%) OneDrive
17 52 (0.73%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1,169 (16.34%) Firewall
2 918 (12.83%) DNS
3 696 (9.73%) TCP/IP
4 620 (8.67%) DHCP
5 577 (8.06%) LAN
6 529 (7.39%) WAN
7 456 (6.37%) SAN
8 439 (6.14%) VPN
9 289 (4.04%) VoIP
10 259 (3.62%) Internet
11 234 (3.27%) Skype
12 221 (3.09%) VLAN
13 208 (2.91%) Network Security
14 154 (2.15%) Wireless
15 122 (1.71%) SSL
16 118 (1.65%) NAS
17 102 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
18 100 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
19 89 (1.24%) HTTP
19 89 (1.24%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,182 (16.52%) SQL Server
2 242 (3.38%) MySQL
3 219 (3.06%) NoSQL
4 169 (2.36%) Relational Database
5 165 (2.31%) SQL Server 2016
6 119 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 115 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 104 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
9 99 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
10 98 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
10 98 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
11 91 (1.27%) MongoDB
12 90 (1.26%) Hadoop
13 86 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
14 81 (1.13%) Oracle Database
15 75 (1.05%) Power BI
16 72 (1.01%) Big Data
17 59 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
18 57 (0.80%) RDBMS
19 47 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 535 (7.48%) Git (software)
2 493 (6.89%) Jenkins
3 321 (4.49%) TeamCity
4 310 (4.33%) JIRA
5 281 (3.93%) Octopus Deploy
6 187 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 183 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 139 (1.94%) Visual Studio
9 111 (1.55%) Subversion
10 96 (1.34%) Bitbucket Server
10 96 (1.34%) NUnit
11 93 (1.30%) Selenium
12 88 (1.23%) Travis CI
13 77 (1.08%) Cucumber
14 74 (1.03%) SpecFlow
15 72 (1.01%) Maven
16 70 (0.98%) Vagrant
17 61 (0.85%) GoCD
18 60 (0.84%) JMeter
19 53 (0.74%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 1,852 (25.88%) Finance
2 621 (8.68%) Banking
3 375 (5.24%) Law
4 336 (4.70%) Legal
5 219 (3.06%) Retail
6 148 (2.07%) Telecoms
7 132 (1.84%) Marketing
8 122 (1.71%) Front Office
9 116 (1.62%) Investment Banking
10 96 (1.34%) Advertising
11 94 (1.31%) Back Office
12 90 (1.26%) Financial Institution
13 87 (1.22%) Games
14 45 (0.63%) Billing
15 38 (0.53%) Publishing
16 27 (0.38%) French Language
16 27 (0.38%) Manufacturing
17 20 (0.28%) German Language
18 19 (0.27%) Spanish Language
19 17 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,416 (19.79%) Analyst
2 810 (11.32%) Support Engineer
3 808 (11.29%) Support Analyst
4 705 (9.85%) Developer
5 677 (9.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 579 (8.09%) IT Support
7 438 (6.12%) IT Analyst
8 385 (5.38%) Desktop Support
9 381 (5.32%) 2nd Line Support
10 367 (5.13%) Windows Engineer
11 359 (5.02%) DevOps Engineer
12 354 (4.95%) Administrator
13 340 (4.75%) Applications Support
14 326 (4.56%) C# Developer
15 318 (4.44%) IT Engineer
16 312 (4.36%) Consultant
17 289 (4.04%) Service Analyst
18 265 (3.70%) IT Support Analyst
18 265 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
19 259 (3.62%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 814 (11.38%) .NET
2 378 (5.28%) Web Services
3 351 (4.91%) ASP.NET
4 348 (4.86%) HTML
5 270 (3.77%) CSS
6 240 (3.35%) ASP.NET Web API
7 198 (2.77%) AngularJS
8 190 (2.66%) JSON
9 180 (2.52%) .NET Framework
10 179 (2.50%) XML
11 170 (2.38%) Node.js
12 157 (2.19%) jQuery
13 149 (2.08%) REST
14 148 (2.07%) React
15 140 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
16 137 (1.91%) RESTful
17 117 (1.64%) WPF
18 111 (1.55%) Elastic Stack
19 109 (1.52%) .NET Core
20 96 (1.34%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 460 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
2 390 (5.45%) Data Centre
3 345 (4.82%) Self-Motivation
4 287 (4.01%) Management Information System
5 275 (3.84%) Fintech
6 207 (2.89%) Hedge funds
7 197 (2.75%) Clustering
8 185 (2.59%) Video Conferencing
9 135 (1.89%) iPhone
10 133 (1.86%) Public Cloud
11 130 (1.82%) User Experience
12 123 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
13 121 (1.69%) Blackberry
14 108 (1.51%) Hybrid Cloud
15 97 (1.36%) Equities
16 96 (1.34%) Replication
17 92 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
18 88 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
19 82 (1.15%) Client/Server
19 82 (1.15%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2,506 (35.02%) Windows Server
2 1,968 (27.51%) Linux
3 1,414 (19.76%) Windows 10
4 1,055 (14.74%) Windows 7
5 836 (11.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 803 (11.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 591 (8.26%) Unix
8 286 (4.00%) Apple iOS
9 270 (3.77%) Android
10 241 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 224 (3.13%) Windows 8
12 173 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
13 166 (2.32%) Mac OS X
14 139 (1.94%) Mac OS
15 134 (1.87%) CentOS
16 132 (1.84%) Ubuntu
17 73 (1.02%) Windows XP
18 46 (0.64%) Solaris
19 43 (0.60%) Fedora
20 39 (0.55%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,351 (18.88%) ITIL
2 1,028 (14.37%) Agile Software Development
3 943 (13.18%) DevOps
4 864 (12.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 845 (11.81%) Problem-Solving
6 442 (6.18%) Migration
7 411 (5.74%) Continuous Integration
8 389 (5.44%) Configuration Management
9 387 (5.41%) Cybersecurity
10 352 (4.92%) Information Security
11 330 (4.61%) Service Delivery
12 311 (4.35%) Computer Science
13 304 (4.25%) MVC
14 302 (4.22%) Disaster Recovery
15 289 (4.04%) Project Management
16 287 (4.01%) Asset Management
17 278 (3.89%) Continuous Improvement
18 274 (3.83%) Test Automation
19 255 (3.56%) Scrum
20 244 (3.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1,630 (22.78%) SQL
2 1,398 (19.54%) PowerShell
3 859 (12.01%) C#
4 749 (10.47%) Python
5 588 (8.22%) Java
6 441 (6.16%) JavaScript
7 378 (5.28%) Bash Shell
8 207 (2.89%) C++
9 199 (2.78%) Ruby
10 191 (2.67%) Perl
11 152 (2.12%) T-SQL
12 144 (2.01%) PHP
13 140 (1.96%) C
14 121 (1.69%) VBScript
15 116 (1.62%) VB
16 104 (1.45%) Shell Script
17 91 (1.27%) Go
18 56 (0.78%) PL/SQL
19 55 (0.77%) VB.NET
20 35 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 652 (9.11%) Degree
2 577 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 333 (4.65%) MCSE
4 299 (4.18%) Cisco Certification
5 240 (3.35%) CCNA
6 179 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
7 171 (2.39%) MCSA
8 168 (2.35%) Security Cleared
9 133 (1.86%) MCP
10 131 (1.83%) CISSP
11 120 (1.68%) CCNP
12 113 (1.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 106 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
14 80 (1.12%) CEH
15 68 (0.95%) SC Cleared
16 59 (0.82%) GIAC
17 54 (0.75%) A+ Certification
18 49 (0.68%) MCDST
19 47 (0.66%) CompTIA Security+
20 40 (0.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 389 (5.44%) SLA
2 233 (3.26%) QA
3 189 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 139 (1.94%) GDPR
5 94 (1.31%) Cyber Essentials
6 59 (0.82%) PCI DSS
7 44 (0.61%) HIPAA
8 32 (0.45%) HL7
9 30 (0.42%) Data Quality
10 26 (0.36%) COBIT
11 21 (0.29%) WAI
12 17 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 17 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 16 (0.22%) MiFID
14 15 (0.21%) ISO 22301
14 15 (0.21%) Solvency II
15 12 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 12 (0.17%) ISO 9000
16 11 (0.15%) NIST 800
17 10 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 2,991 (41.80%) Active Directory
2 1,080 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 652 (9.11%) Hyper-V
4 473 (6.61%) Docker
5 292 (4.08%) XenApp
6 264 (3.69%) vSphere
7 178 (2.49%) VMware ESXi
8 150 (2.10%) XenDesktop
9 141 (1.97%) Virtual Servers
10 124 (1.73%) Virtual Machines
11 112 (1.57%) Microsoft App-V
12 79 (1.10%) Virtual Desktop
13 67 (0.94%) BitLocker
14 59 (0.82%) XenServer
15 46 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
16 38 (0.53%) NFS
17 37 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 34 (0.48%) Terminal Services
18 34 (0.48%) VirtualBox
19 30 (0.42%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 838 (11.71%) SCCM
2 688 (9.62%) Ansible
3 536 (7.49%) Puppet
4 436 (6.09%) Opscode Chef
5 345 (4.82%) Terraform
6 281 (3.93%) Kubernetes
7 181 (2.53%) SCOM
8 169 (2.36%) Nagios
9 120 (1.68%) WSUS
10 112 (1.57%) Microsoft Intune
11 104 (1.45%) Backup Exec
12 83 (1.16%) Salt
13 74 (1.03%) Microsoft Clustering
14 60 (0.84%) Prometheus
15 58 (0.81%) vCenter Server
16 57 (0.80%) Consul
17 54 (0.75%) Automic
18 52 (0.73%) Jamf Pro
19 51 (0.71%) SCOrch
20 49 (0.68%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 2,900 (40.53%) Microsoft
2 1,671 (23.35%) VMware
3 887 (12.40%) Cisco
4 827 (11.56%) Citrix
5 445 (6.22%) Oracle
6 417 (5.83%) HP
7 298 (4.16%) Apple
8 252 (3.52%) Red Hat
9 251 (3.51%) Splunk
10 241 (3.37%) Dell
11 215 (3.00%) Google
12 200 (2.80%) NetApp
13 178 (2.49%) EMC
14 168 (2.35%) ServiceNow
15 148 (2.07%) IBM
16 128 (1.79%) Bloomberg
17 122 (1.71%) CheckPoint
18 117 (1.64%) Reuters
19 116 (1.62%) Ivanti
20 112 (1.57%) Veeam