The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 16 37
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +21
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 46 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 25.41% 10.55% 3.72%
As % of the Vendors category 43.40% 26.88% 10.08%
Number of salaries quoted 43 24 9
Average salary £65,000 £43,750 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.57% -51.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £115,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Vendors Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
106 93 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 58.56% 39.24% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 81 85 97
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £95,000 £100,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Canary Wharf region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 49 (79.03%) Windows
2 38 (61.29%) Windows 7
3 36 (58.06%) Degree
4 31 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (43.55%) Windows XP
6 26 (41.94%) MCSE
6 26 (41.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (41.94%) SCCM
6 26 (41.94%) Migration
6 26 (41.94%) MCITP
7 25 (40.32%) MS Excel
8 18 (29.03%) SCOM
9 16 (25.81%) Active Directory
10 14 (22.58%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (22.58%) Finance
10 14 (22.58%) Lync
11 12 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2013
12 11 (17.74%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (17.74%) MS Exchange
12 11 (17.74%) C#
12 11 (17.74%) .NET
12 11 (17.74%) ITIL
13 10 (16.13%) Linux
14 9 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (14.52%) NetScaler
15 8 (12.90%) Performance Monitoring
15 8 (12.90%) Project Planning
15 8 (12.90%) QA
15 8 (12.90%) MS Office

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (22.58%) Lync
2 12 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (17.74%) MS Exchange
4 7 (11.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.23%) SAS
7 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 25 (40.32%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.90%) MS Office
3 2 (3.23%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.68%) Google Apps
1 6 (9.68%) Office 365
2 2 (3.23%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) NetScaler
2 7 (11.29%) DNS
3 6 (9.68%) Internet
4 4 (6.45%) SMTP
5 2 (3.23%) NAS
5 2 (3.23%) SAN
6 1 (1.61%) LAN
6 1 (1.61%) WAN
6 1 (1.61%) Wireless
6 1 (1.61%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
1 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) InstallShield
General
1 14 (22.58%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Publishing
2 6 (9.68%) Games
3 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (19.35%) Build Engineer
1 12 (19.35%) SCCM Engineer
2 10 (16.13%) Messaging Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) Support Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) IT Support Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Junior
4 6 (9.68%) IT Support
4 6 (9.68%) Junior IT Support
4 6 (9.68%) Junior Support Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Service Desk Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Architect
5 5 (8.06%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.45%) Development Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Technical Leader
7 3 (4.84%) Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Technical Support
8 2 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.74%) .NET
2 6 (9.68%) SAML
3 4 (6.45%) WCF
3 4 (6.45%) COM
3 4 (6.45%) Web Services
4 2 (3.23%) Flash
4 2 (3.23%) CSS
4 2 (3.23%) Ajax
4 2 (3.23%) HTML
4 2 (3.23%) jQuery
5 1 (1.61%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) CMDB
2 6 (9.68%) iPad
2 6 (9.68%) Replication
3 5 (8.06%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (4.84%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.84%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.23%) CLARiiON
5 2 (3.23%) Clustering
6 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 49 (79.03%) Windows
2 38 (61.29%) Windows 7
3 31 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (43.55%) Windows XP
5 10 (16.13%) Linux
6 6 (9.68%) Mac OS X
6 6 (9.68%) Windows 8
7 4 (6.45%) UNIX
8 2 (3.23%) Android
8 2 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.94%) Migration
2 14 (22.58%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (17.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (17.74%) ITIL
4 9 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (12.90%) Project Planning
5 8 (12.90%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (9.68%) ITIL V3
6 6 (9.68%) Change Control
6 6 (9.68%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (9.68%) Incident Management
6 6 (9.68%) Product Management
6 6 (9.68%) B2B
6 6 (9.68%) Configuration Management
7 5 (8.06%) Service Management
8 4 (6.45%) PRINCE2
8 4 (6.45%) Data Management
8 4 (6.45%) Time Management
8 4 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (6.45%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.74%) C#
2 6 (9.68%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.84%) SQL
3 3 (4.84%) Java
4 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.23%) ActionScript
5 1 (1.61%) C++
Qualifications
1 36 (58.06%) Degree
2 26 (41.94%) MCITP
2 26 (41.94%) MCSE
2 26 (41.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.23%) ISEB
3 2 (3.23%) PMP
3 2 (3.23%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) QA
System Software
1 16 (25.81%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (41.94%) SCCM
2 18 (29.03%) SCOM
3 2 (3.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) Citrix
2 6 (9.68%) Oracle
2 6 (9.68%) Google
2 6 (9.68%) SolarWinds
3 4 (6.45%) Avaya
4 3 (4.84%) IBM
5 2 (3.23%) Adobe
5 2 (3.23%) HP
5 2 (3.23%) EMC
5 2 (3.23%) NetApp
5 2 (3.23%) Symantec
5 2 (3.23%) RightFax
5 2 (3.23%) MobileIron
5 2 (3.23%) IronPort