Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > London
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 11 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8,537 8,788 11,247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.39% 12.88% 13.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.87% 51.67% 52.37%
Number of salaries quoted 7,192 7,554 9,818
London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £79,450 £75,000 £73,750
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 16,146 17,007 21,477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 23.43% 24.93% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 13,371 14,336 18,563
London median annual salary £56,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.82% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 May 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 22 May 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 -1 1,853 £50,000 +5.26% 286
West London -1 535 £40,000 - 137
South London +1 270 £42,500 +8.28% 30
East London 0 166 £34,500 -13.75% 74
North London -11 48 £40,000 +23.08% 18
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3,454 (40.46%) Active Directory
2 3,415 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2,823 (33.07%) Windows Server
4 2,391 (28.01%) Finance
5 2,134 (25.00%) Linux
6 2,120 (24.83%) VMware
7 1,895 (22.20%) Office 365
8 1,809 (21.19%) SQL
9 1,730 (20.26%) SQL Server
10 1,611 (18.87%) Microsoft Azure
11 1,575 (18.45%) ITIL
12 1,493 (17.49%) Windows 7
13 1,489 (17.44%) PowerShell
14 1,420 (16.63%) Windows 10
15 1,338 (15.67%) Microsoft Office
16 1,270 (14.88%) Firewall
17 1,269 (14.86%) VMware Infrastructure
18 1,251 (14.65%) Agile Software Development
19 1,215 (14.23%) .NET
20 1,206 (14.13%) C#
21 1,203 (14.09%) Windows Server 2008
22 1,197 (14.02%) Citrix
23 1,183 (13.86%) Windows Server 2012
24 1,159 (13.58%) Amazon AWS
25 1,107 (12.97%) DevOps
26 1,044 (12.23%) DNS
27 1,028 (12.04%) Degree
28 1,012 (11.85%) MS Exchange
29 989 (11.58%) Problem-Solving
30 976 (11.43%) Cisco

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 1,012 (11.85%) MS Exchange
2 632 (7.40%) IIS
3 468 (5.48%) SharePoint
4 436 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 339 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2013
6 334 (3.91%) Skype for Business
7 235 (2.75%) Apache
8 221 (2.59%) Tomcat
9 152 (1.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 144 (1.69%) Confluence
11 106 (1.24%) WebSphere
12 92 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
13 88 (1.03%) JBoss
14 79 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
15 74 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
16 73 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
17 68 (0.80%) nginx
18 62 (0.73%) WebLogic
19 56 (0.66%) CMS
20 49 (0.57%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1,338 (15.67%) Microsoft Office
2 252 (2.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 138 (1.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 52 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 27 (0.32%) Acrobat
6 22 (0.26%) Camtasia
7 18 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 13 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
8 13 (0.15%) Photoshop
9 9 (0.11%) AutoCAD
9 9 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
9 9 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
10 7 (0.082%) InfoPath
11 6 (0.070%) OmniGraffle
12 5 (0.059%) InDesign
12 5 (0.059%) Stata
13 4 (0.047%) Adobe Premiere
13 4 (0.047%) Mozilla Thunderbird
14 3 (0.035%) InVision
14 3 (0.035%) LibreOffice
Business Applications
1 49 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 46 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 31 (0.36%) Carpe Diem
4 28 (0.33%) Elite 3E
5 26 (0.30%) MetaTrader
6 18 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 18 (0.21%) Relativity
7 17 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
7 17 (0.20%) SimCorp Dimension
8 11 (0.13%) Concordance
8 11 (0.13%) Ringtail
9 10 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
10 8 (0.094%) Eikon
10 8 (0.094%) thinkFolio
11 7 (0.082%) Cognos TM1
11 7 (0.082%) HFM
11 7 (0.082%) NetSuite
12 6 (0.070%) Dynamics NAV
12 6 (0.070%) Sage X3
13 5 (0.059%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 1,895 (22.20%) Office 365
2 1,611 (18.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 1,159 (13.58%) Amazon AWS
4 298 (3.49%) SaaS
5 292 (3.42%) IaaS
6 191 (2.24%) PaaS
7 189 (2.21%) Azure Active Directory
8 136 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
9 133 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
10 95 (1.11%) OneDrive
11 94 (1.10%) Mimecast
12 91 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
13 88 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
13 88 (1.03%) GitHub
14 69 (0.81%) G Suite
15 63 (0.74%) Amazon S3
16 44 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 36 (0.42%) Slack
18 33 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
19 31 (0.36%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1,270 (14.88%) Firewall
2 1,044 (12.23%) DNS
3 810 (9.49%) TCP/IP
4 791 (9.27%) DHCP
5 678 (7.94%) LAN
6 642 (7.52%) WAN
7 622 (7.29%) SAN
8 545 (6.38%) VPN
9 311 (3.64%) Skype
10 235 (2.75%) VLAN
11 230 (2.69%) Internet
12 228 (2.67%) VoIP
13 198 (2.32%) Network Security
14 192 (2.25%) Wireless
15 170 (1.99%) NAS
16 145 (1.70%) HTTP
17 121 (1.42%) Remote Desktop
18 117 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
19 105 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
20 104 (1.22%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,730 (20.26%) SQL Server
2 258 (3.02%) MySQL
3 241 (2.82%) Relational Database
4 208 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 179 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 178 (2.09%) SQL Server 2014
6 178 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 152 (1.78%) Big Data
8 143 (1.68%) MongoDB
9 134 (1.57%) Oracle Database
10 128 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
11 118 (1.38%) NoSQL
12 110 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
13 105 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
14 94 (1.10%) RDBMS
15 91 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
16 83 (0.97%) Blockchain
17 75 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
18 72 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
19 61 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 549 (6.43%) Git (software)
2 397 (4.65%) Jenkins
3 323 (3.78%) TeamCity
4 320 (3.75%) JIRA
5 318 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 268 (3.14%) Octopus Deploy
7 250 (2.93%) NUnit
8 199 (2.33%) Subversion
9 173 (2.03%) Rhino Mocks
9 173 (2.03%) Visual Studio
10 159 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 158 (1.85%) Selenium
12 157 (1.84%) Moq
13 105 (1.23%) MSTest
14 93 (1.09%) MSBuild
15 89 (1.04%) Maven
16 85 (1.00%) Cucumber
17 64 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
18 51 (0.60%) SpecFlow
19 50 (0.59%) GoCD
General
1 2,391 (28.01%) Finance
2 767 (8.98%) Banking
3 458 (5.36%) Law
4 401 (4.70%) Legal
5 306 (3.58%) Retail
6 245 (2.87%) Investment Banking
7 170 (1.99%) Advertising
8 164 (1.92%) Telecoms
9 138 (1.62%) Financial Institution
10 131 (1.53%) Front Office
10 131 (1.53%) Marketing
11 91 (1.07%) Back Office
12 79 (0.93%) Games
13 66 (0.77%) Billing
14 46 (0.54%) Publishing
15 39 (0.46%) French Language
16 31 (0.36%) German Language
17 29 (0.34%) Manufacturing
18 24 (0.28%) Retail Banking
19 18 (0.21%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1,404 (16.45%) Analyst
2 999 (11.70%) Support Engineer
3 993 (11.63%) Developer
4 762 (8.93%) Support Analyst
5 733 (8.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 636 (7.45%) Desktop Support
7 510 (5.97%) IT Support
8 484 (5.67%) Consultant
9 479 (5.61%) 2nd Line Support
10 462 (5.41%) C# Developer
11 443 (5.19%) Windows Engineer
12 427 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
13 410 (4.80%) Architect
14 395 (4.63%) .NET Developer
15 369 (4.32%) IT Engineer
16 356 (4.17%) Applications Support
17 352 (4.12%) Administrator
18 338 (3.96%) Service Analyst
19 334 (3.91%) Desktop Engineer
20 298 (3.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,215 (14.23%) .NET
2 567 (6.64%) ASP.NET
3 487 (5.70%) Web Services
4 486 (5.69%) HTML
5 330 (3.87%) XML
6 293 (3.43%) .NET Framework
7 276 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 261 (3.06%) WinForms
9 260 (3.05%) WPF
10 253 (2.96%) CSS
11 221 (2.59%) WCF
12 220 (2.58%) AngularJS
13 194 (2.27%) REST
14 187 (2.19%) jQuery
15 174 (2.04%) JSON
16 168 (1.97%) ASP.NET Web API
17 156 (1.83%) Middleware
18 149 (1.75%) NHibernate
19 148 (1.73%) LDAP
20 144 (1.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 564 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
2 537 (6.29%) Data Centre
3 527 (6.17%) Computer Science
4 369 (4.32%) Self-Motivation
5 364 (4.26%) Management Information System
6 271 (3.17%) Blackberry
7 246 (2.88%) Hedge funds
8 231 (2.71%) Fintech
9 204 (2.39%) Clustering
10 202 (2.37%) iPhone
11 186 (2.18%) Greenfield Project
12 184 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
13 165 (1.93%) Public Cloud
14 147 (1.72%) Client/Server
15 144 (1.69%) Replication
15 144 (1.69%) User Experience
16 138 (1.62%) Private Cloud
17 131 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
18 126 (1.48%) Driving Licence
19 119 (1.39%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2,823 (33.07%) Windows Server
2 2,134 (25.00%) Linux
3 1,493 (17.49%) Windows 7
4 1,420 (16.63%) Windows 10
5 1,203 (14.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 1,183 (13.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 773 (9.05%) Unix
8 461 (5.40%) Android
9 374 (4.38%) Mac OS X
10 362 (4.24%) Apple iOS
11 312 (3.65%) Windows 8
12 237 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 215 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
14 213 (2.50%) Mac OS
15 175 (2.05%) CentOS
16 160 (1.87%) Solaris
17 118 (1.38%) Windows XP
18 107 (1.25%) Ubuntu
19 69 (0.81%) Windows Phone
20 68 (0.80%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,575 (18.45%) ITIL
2 1,251 (14.65%) Agile Software Development
3 1,107 (12.97%) DevOps
4 989 (11.58%) Problem-Solving
5 567 (6.64%) Continuous Integration
6 502 (5.88%) Migration
7 456 (5.34%) Project Management
8 438 (5.13%) Scrum
9 420 (4.92%) Configuration Management
10 416 (4.87%) TDD
11 404 (4.73%) Test Automation
12 400 (4.69%) MVC
13 369 (4.32%) Information Security
14 366 (4.29%) Change Management
15 339 (3.97%) Cybersecurity
16 337 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
17 318 (3.72%) Software Engineering
18 309 (3.62%) Service Delivery
19 305 (3.57%) Incident Management
20 301 (3.53%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1,809 (21.19%) SQL
2 1,489 (17.44%) PowerShell
3 1,206 (14.13%) C#
4 729 (8.54%) Python
5 639 (7.49%) Java
6 531 (6.22%) JavaScript
7 368 (4.31%) Bash Shell
8 279 (3.27%) C++
9 272 (3.19%) Perl
10 271 (3.17%) C
10 271 (3.17%) T-SQL
11 208 (2.44%) Ruby
12 175 (2.05%) VB
13 168 (1.97%) Shell Script
14 135 (1.58%) VBScript
15 126 (1.48%) PL/SQL
16 105 (1.23%) VB.NET
17 96 (1.12%) VBA
18 93 (1.09%) PHP
19 36 (0.42%) Go
Qualifications
1 1,028 (12.04%) Degree
2 747 (8.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 454 (5.32%) MCSE
4 304 (3.56%) Cisco Certification
5 302 (3.54%) MCSA
6 266 (3.12%) Computer Science Degree
7 261 (3.06%) CCNA
8 218 (2.55%) CISSP
9 191 (2.24%) MCP
10 174 (2.04%) Security Cleared
11 141 (1.65%) MCITP
12 130 (1.52%) CISM
13 119 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 118 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
15 107 (1.25%) SC Cleared
16 93 (1.09%) CCNP
17 88 (1.03%) SANS
18 69 (0.81%) MCTS
19 65 (0.76%) AWS Certification
19 65 (0.76%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 381 (4.46%) SLA
2 252 (2.95%) QA
3 192 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 129 (1.51%) GDPR
5 96 (1.12%) PCI DSS
6 54 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 53 (0.62%) GCP
8 52 (0.61%) Data Quality
8 52 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 43 (0.50%) COBIT
10 40 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
11 25 (0.29%) PMO
12 18 (0.21%) ISO 9001
13 17 (0.20%) MiFID
14 12 (0.14%) SEPA
15 8 (0.094%) HIPAA
15 8 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 7 (0.082%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
17 6 (0.070%) NIST 800
18 5 (0.059%) JTAG
System Software
1 3,454 (40.46%) Active Directory
2 1,269 (14.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 717 (8.40%) Hyper-V
4 327 (3.83%) XenApp
5 322 (3.77%) Docker
6 296 (3.47%) VMware ESXi
7 282 (3.30%) vSphere
8 213 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
9 198 (2.32%) XenDesktop
10 186 (2.18%) Microsoft App-V
11 138 (1.62%) Virtual Desktop
12 62 (0.73%) BitLocker
13 58 (0.68%) DFS Replication
13 58 (0.68%) XenServer
14 51 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
15 42 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
16 39 (0.46%) Firmware
17 38 (0.45%) Xen
18 36 (0.42%) Terminal Services
19 34 (0.40%) NFS
Systems Management
1 903 (10.58%) SCCM
2 516 (6.04%) Puppet
3 433 (5.07%) Ansible
4 355 (4.16%) Opscode Chef
5 200 (2.34%) SCOM
6 160 (1.87%) Terraform
7 132 (1.55%) Nagios
8 131 (1.53%) vCenter Server
9 119 (1.39%) AirWatch
10 113 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
11 112 (1.31%) Backup Exec
12 99 (1.16%) Failover Clustering
13 95 (1.11%) WSUS
14 85 (1.00%) Kubernetes
15 75 (0.88%) SCOrch
16 65 (0.76%) Microsoft Clustering
17 62 (0.73%) Single Sign-On
18 48 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
19 44 (0.52%) Kibana
19 44 (0.52%) Salt
Vendors
1 3,415 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2,120 (24.83%) VMware
3 1,197 (14.02%) Citrix
4 976 (11.43%) Cisco
5 611 (7.16%) Oracle
6 493 (5.77%) Apple
7 475 (5.56%) HP
8 268 (3.14%) NetApp
9 249 (2.92%) Red Hat
10 240 (2.81%) Google
11 209 (2.45%) Bloomberg
12 200 (2.34%) Veeam
13 197 (2.31%) Dell
14 186 (2.18%) ServiceNow
15 166 (1.94%) iManage
15 166 (1.94%) Splunk
16 160 (1.87%) Reuters
17 150 (1.76%) EMC
18 137 (1.60%) Adobe
19 133 (1.56%) Ivanti