Period
to 18 January 2020

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 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > London
6 months to
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 13 12
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 6,091 7,819 8,697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.96% 12.42% 12.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.68% 55.01% 50.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5,164 6,482 7,329
London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £83,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +3.90%

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 10,747 14,215 17,063
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 21.11% 22.58% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8,710 11,752 13,695
London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,000 £30,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

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 January 2020.

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 January 2020. 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 1,405 £45,000 -10.00% 264
West London -1 411 £47,500 +16.56% 150
South London +1 345 £40,000 - 67
East London -2 98 £35,753 -14.88% 56
North London +1 67 £32,500 -27.78% 15
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2020, 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 2,676 (43.93%) Active Directory
2 2,528 (41.50%) Microsoft
3 2,245 (36.86%) Office 365
4 2,022 (33.20%) Windows Server
5 1,712 (28.11%) Azure
6 1,574 (25.84%) Windows 10
7 1,507 (24.74%) VMware
8 1,472 (24.17%) Linux
9 1,452 (23.84%) Finance
10 1,183 (19.42%) PowerShell
11 1,050 (17.24%) AWS
12 1,048 (17.21%) SQL Server
13 1,047 (17.19%) ITIL
14 985 (16.17%) SQL
15 971 (15.94%) Microsoft Office
16 894 (14.68%) VMware Infrastructure
17 880 (14.45%) SCCM
18 836 (13.73%) DNS
19 816 (13.40%) Windows 7
20 807 (13.25%) Citrix
21 805 (13.22%) Agile Software Development
22 783 (12.86%) DevOps
23 766 (12.58%) Firewall
24 742 (12.18%) Problem-Solving
25 688 (11.30%) Windows Server 2012
26 674 (11.07%) C#
27 672 (11.03%) TCP/IP
28 653 (10.72%) DHCP
29 641 (10.52%) Python
30 621 (10.20%) 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
1 620 (10.18%) MS Exchange
2 438 (7.19%) SharePoint
3 326 (5.35%) IIS
4 215 (3.53%) Skype for Business
5 187 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 168 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 104 (1.71%) Confluence
8 72 (1.18%) Apache
9 66 (1.08%) Tomcat
10 61 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
11 51 (0.84%) nginx
12 47 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
13 29 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
14 28 (0.46%) CMS
15 26 (0.43%) IBM Notes
16 21 (0.34%) WebSphere
17 20 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
18 19 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
19 17 (0.28%) OpenStack
20 14 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 971 (15.94%) Microsoft Office
2 238 (3.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 124 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 38 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 22 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 18 (0.30%) Photoshop
7 17 (0.28%) AutoCAD
8 14 (0.23%) Acrobat
9 12 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
10 7 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
11 6 (0.099%) NUKE
12 5 (0.082%) InVision
12 5 (0.082%) UXPin
12 5 (0.082%) Zeplin
13 3 (0.049%) Mozilla Thunderbird
13 3 (0.049%) S-PLUS
14 2 (0.033%) InDesign
14 2 (0.033%) Maya
14 2 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
15 1 (0.016%) Revit
Business Applications
1 46 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
3 12 (0.20%) Salerio
4 11 (0.18%) Elite 3E
4 11 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (0.16%) Eikon
5 10 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
6 9 (0.15%) thinkFolio
7 6 (0.099%) Raiser's Edge
8 5 (0.082%) Carpe Diem
8 5 (0.082%) Markit EDM
9 4 (0.066%) Distributed Ledger
9 4 (0.066%) Dynamics SL
9 4 (0.066%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (0.066%) R3 Corda
9 4 (0.066%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 3 (0.049%) MetaTrader
10 3 (0.049%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 2 (0.033%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2,245 (36.86%) Office 365
2 1,712 (28.11%) Azure
3 1,050 (17.24%) AWS
4 229 (3.76%) Azure Active Directory
5 180 (2.96%) IaaS
6 171 (2.81%) SaaS
7 167 (2.74%) GCP
8 122 (2.00%) OneDrive
9 113 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
10 110 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
11 104 (1.71%) PaaS
12 96 (1.58%) AWS CloudFormation
13 84 (1.38%) Amazon S3
13 84 (1.38%) Serverless
14 81 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 76 (1.25%) GitHub
16 75 (1.23%) Mimecast
17 71 (1.17%) Power Platform
18 70 (1.15%) G Suite
19 63 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 836 (13.73%) DNS
2 766 (12.58%) Firewall
3 672 (11.03%) TCP/IP
4 653 (10.72%) DHCP
5 452 (7.42%) LAN
6 399 (6.55%) WAN
7 319 (5.24%) SAN
8 295 (4.84%) VPN
9 288 (4.73%) Skype
10 265 (4.35%) VoIP
11 199 (3.27%) Wireless
12 161 (2.64%) Internet
13 155 (2.54%) VLAN
14 137 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
15 103 (1.69%) HTTP
16 97 (1.59%) NAS
17 82 (1.35%) NetScaler
18 78 (1.28%) Remote Desktop
18 78 (1.28%) SMTP
19 77 (1.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,048 (17.21%) SQL Server
2 144 (2.36%) MySQL
3 117 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
4 103 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
5 86 (1.41%) NoSQL
6 84 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 73 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
8 70 (1.15%) Relational Database
9 69 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
10 67 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
11 65 (1.07%) Power BI
12 64 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 59 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 58 (0.95%) Oracle Database
15 49 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
15 49 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 44 (0.72%) MongoDB
17 42 (0.69%) Big Data
18 36 (0.59%) Cosmos DB
19 35 (0.57%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 322 (5.29%) Git (software)
2 300 (4.93%) Jenkins
3 223 (3.66%) JIRA
4 160 (2.63%) TeamCity
5 156 (2.56%) Visual Studio
6 143 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 136 (2.23%) Octopus Deploy
8 77 (1.26%) Subversion
9 71 (1.17%) NUnit
10 58 (0.95%) Maven
11 56 (0.92%) MSI
12 54 (0.89%) Selenium
13 53 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 53 (0.87%) JMeter
14 49 (0.80%) Visual Studio Team System
15 46 (0.76%) LoadRunner
16 40 (0.66%) GitLab
17 39 (0.64%) Vagrant
18 36 (0.59%) Travis CI
19 33 (0.54%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 1,452 (23.84%) Finance
2 394 (6.47%) Banking
3 280 (4.60%) Law
4 190 (3.12%) Legal
5 146 (2.40%) Retail
6 104 (1.71%) Telecoms
7 89 (1.46%) Games
8 85 (1.40%) Front Office
9 84 (1.38%) Marketing
10 60 (0.99%) Public Sector
11 59 (0.97%) Advertising
12 58 (0.95%) French Language
13 54 (0.89%) Back Office
14 45 (0.74%) Financial Institution
15 41 (0.67%) Investment Banking
16 30 (0.49%) Aerospace
17 25 (0.41%) German Language
18 22 (0.36%) Billing
19 21 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
20 17 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,086 (17.83%) Analyst
2 790 (12.97%) Support Engineer
3 731 (12.00%) IT Support
4 655 (10.75%) Support Analyst
5 492 (8.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 481 (7.90%) Developer
7 426 (6.99%) IT Engineer
8 369 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
9 361 (5.93%) DevOps Engineer
10 351 (5.76%) IT Analyst
11 349 (5.73%) Desktop Support
12 299 (4.91%) Administrator
13 286 (4.70%) IT Support Engineer
14 266 (4.37%) Consultant
15 256 (4.20%) Service Analyst
16 254 (4.17%) IT Support Analyst
17 202 (3.32%) Applications Support
17 202 (3.32%) Service Desk Analyst
17 202 (3.32%) Systems Administrator
18 200 (3.28%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 603 (9.90%) .NET
2 269 (4.42%) ASP.NET
3 263 (4.32%) Web Services
4 203 (3.33%) HTML
5 176 (2.89%) ASP.NET Web API
6 175 (2.87%) .NET Framework
7 164 (2.69%) Node.js
8 163 (2.68%) CSS
9 136 (2.23%) AngularJS
10 135 (2.22%) XML
11 130 (2.13%) WPF
12 128 (2.10%) .NET Core
12 128 (2.10%) REST
13 116 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
14 104 (1.71%) Elastic Stack
15 100 (1.64%) RESTful
16 94 (1.54%) jQuery
16 94 (1.54%) WinForms
17 89 (1.46%) WCF
18 81 (1.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 347 (5.70%) Data Centre
2 303 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
3 255 (4.19%) Management Information System
4 189 (3.10%) Video Conferencing
5 188 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
6 145 (2.38%) Public Cloud
7 132 (2.17%) iPhone
8 117 (1.92%) Hedge funds
9 115 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
10 114 (1.87%) Clustering
11 109 (1.79%) User Experience
12 104 (1.71%) Replication
13 102 (1.67%) Blackberry
14 97 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
15 84 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
16 82 (1.35%) iPad
17 78 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
18 67 (1.10%) Fixed Income
19 64 (1.05%) Client/Server
20 63 (1.03%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2,022 (33.20%) Windows Server
2 1,574 (25.84%) Windows 10
3 1,472 (24.17%) Linux
4 816 (13.40%) Windows 7
5 688 (11.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 434 (7.13%) Unix
7 411 (6.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 301 (4.94%) Android
9 290 (4.76%) Apple iOS
10 194 (3.19%) Mac OS
11 165 (2.71%) Mac OS X
12 132 (2.17%) Windows 8
13 109 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
14 85 (1.40%) CentOS
15 74 (1.21%) Ubuntu
16 70 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 40 (0.66%) VMS
18 34 (0.56%) Windows XP
19 32 (0.53%) Solaris
20 25 (0.41%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,047 (17.19%) ITIL
2 805 (13.22%) Agile Software Development
3 783 (12.86%) DevOps
4 742 (12.18%) Problem-Solving
5 621 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 424 (6.96%) Migration
7 317 (5.20%) Software Engineering
8 308 (5.06%) Configuration Management
9 297 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
10 277 (4.55%) TDD
11 272 (4.47%) Computer Science
12 263 (4.32%) Project Management
13 252 (4.14%) Disaster Recovery
14 250 (4.10%) MVC
15 247 (4.06%) Mentoring
16 237 (3.89%) Scrum
17 231 (3.79%) Cybersecurity
18 228 (3.74%) Change Management
19 227 (3.73%) SDLC
20 222 (3.64%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,183 (19.42%) PowerShell
2 985 (16.17%) SQL
3 674 (11.07%) C#
4 641 (10.52%) Python
5 414 (6.80%) Java
6 350 (5.75%) Bash Shell
7 321 (5.27%) JavaScript
8 189 (3.10%) C++
9 178 (2.92%) Ruby
10 161 (2.64%) T-SQL
11 120 (1.97%) VB
12 108 (1.77%) Perl
13 106 (1.74%) C
14 85 (1.40%) Go
15 83 (1.36%) VBScript
16 78 (1.28%) Shell Script
17 65 (1.07%) PHP
18 54 (0.89%) VBA
19 48 (0.79%) TypeScript
20 41 (0.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 584 (9.59%) Degree
2 509 (8.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 302 (4.96%) MCSE
4 230 (3.78%) MCSA
5 226 (3.71%) Cisco Certification
6 170 (2.79%) CCNA
7 147 (2.41%) MCP
8 144 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
9 124 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 107 (1.76%) Security Cleared
11 104 (1.71%) CCNP
12 80 (1.31%) CISSP
13 70 (1.15%) SC Cleared
14 66 (1.08%) MCITP
15 64 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
16 58 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 43 (0.71%) A+ Certification
18 36 (0.59%) CISM
18 36 (0.59%) Citrix Certification
19 33 (0.54%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 382 (6.27%) SLA
2 232 (3.81%) QA
3 115 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 48 (0.79%) PCI DSS
5 40 (0.66%) GDPR
6 19 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 19 (0.31%) NIST
7 15 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
7 15 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 14 (0.23%) Data Quality
9 12 (0.20%) PMO
10 11 (0.18%) COBIT
11 10 (0.16%) IFRS
12 6 (0.099%) GLP
13 3 (0.049%) COSO
13 3 (0.049%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 3 (0.049%) EMIR
13 3 (0.049%) HL7
13 3 (0.049%) MiFID
13 3 (0.049%) NCSC
System Software
1 2,676 (43.93%) Active Directory
2 894 (14.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 522 (8.57%) Hyper-V
4 381 (6.26%) Docker
5 285 (4.68%) XenApp
6 250 (4.10%) XenDesktop
7 220 (3.61%) vSphere
8 191 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
9 81 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
10 64 (1.05%) Virtual Desktop
11 45 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
12 42 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
13 31 (0.51%) VirtualBox
14 26 (0.43%) BitLocker
15 19 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
15 19 (0.31%) Xen
16 18 (0.30%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 18 (0.30%) Firmware
16 18 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 16 (0.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 880 (14.45%) SCCM
2 423 (6.94%) Ansible
3 363 (5.96%) Terraform
4 345 (5.66%) Puppet
5 280 (4.60%) Kubernetes
6 239 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
7 216 (3.55%) Microsoft Intune
8 128 (2.10%) Nagios
9 112 (1.84%) SCOM
10 90 (1.48%) WSUS
11 78 (1.28%) vCenter Server
12 75 (1.23%) Jamf Pro
13 68 (1.12%) Grafana
14 61 (1.00%) ZABBIX
15 54 (0.89%) Consul
16 51 (0.84%) Automic
17 50 (0.82%) Packer
18 48 (0.79%) Backup Exec
19 46 (0.76%) Prometheus
20 38 (0.62%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 2,528 (41.50%) Microsoft
2 1,507 (24.74%) VMware
3 807 (13.25%) Citrix
4 579 (9.51%) Cisco
5 334 (5.48%) Oracle
6 330 (5.42%) Apple
7 236 (3.87%) HP
8 168 (2.76%) ServiceNow
9 142 (2.33%) Google
10 126 (2.07%) Red Hat
10 126 (2.07%) Splunk
11 124 (2.04%) Dell
11 124 (2.04%) Veeam
12 115 (1.89%) Bloomberg
13 92 (1.51%) Sophos
14 91 (1.49%) Meraki
15 86 (1.41%) Adobe
16 77 (1.26%) SAP
17 74 (1.21%) iManage
17 74 (1.21%) Ivanti