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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 21 38
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 45 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 27.11% 8.50% 3.85%
As % of the Vendors category 47.37% 24.14% 10.74%
Number of salaries quoted 40 17 9
Average salary £65,000 £45,000 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £39,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £115,000 £92,500
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
95 87 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 57.23% 35.22% 35.80%
Number of salaries quoted 76 73 93
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £36,800
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £97,500 £103,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 1 April 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 1 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 43 (84.31%) Windows
2 34 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 32 (62.75%) Degree
4 27 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (45.10%) Windows XP
5 23 (45.10%) SCCM
6 22 (43.14%) MCSE
6 22 (43.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (43.14%) Migration
6 22 (43.14%) MCITP
7 19 (37.25%) MS Excel
8 17 (33.33%) Active Directory
9 14 (27.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (27.45%) SCOM
9 14 (27.45%) Lync
10 12 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
11 11 (21.57%) MS Exchange
12 10 (19.61%) Linux
13 9 (17.65%) ITIL
13 9 (17.65%) NetScaler
14 8 (15.69%) MS Office
14 8 (15.69%) Finance
14 8 (15.69%) Project Planning
14 8 (15.69%) Performance Monitoring
15 7 (13.73%) DNS
15 7 (13.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (13.73%) CMDB
16 6 (11.76%) C#

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (27.45%) Lync
2 12 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (21.57%) MS Exchange
4 7 (13.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (37.25%) MS Excel
2 8 (15.69%) MS Office
3 1 (1.96%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Google Apps
1 6 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) NetScaler
2 7 (13.73%) DNS
3 6 (11.76%) Internet
4 4 (7.84%) SMTP
5 2 (3.92%) SAN
5 2 (3.92%) NAS
6 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.96%) VPN
6 1 (1.96%) LAN
6 1 (1.96%) WAN
6 1 (1.96%) Firewall
6 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.96%) Wireless
6 1 (1.96%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) InstallShield
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Publishing
2 6 (11.76%) Games
3 1 (1.96%) Legal
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (19.61%) Messaging Engineer
2 8 (15.69%) Build Engineer
2 8 (15.69%) SCCM Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Support Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Junior
4 6 (11.76%) Service Desk Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) IT Support
4 6 (11.76%) Junior IT Support
4 6 (11.76%) IT Support Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Junior Support Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Technical Leader
5 4 (7.84%) Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Support
7 2 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Support Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) .NET
1 6 (11.76%) SAML
2 1 (1.96%) Ajax
2 1 (1.96%) WCF
2 1 (1.96%) WPF
2 1 (1.96%) jQuery
2 1 (1.96%) COM
2 1 (1.96%) CSS
2 1 (1.96%) Web Services
2 1 (1.96%) Flash
2 1 (1.96%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) CMDB
2 6 (11.76%) iPad
2 6 (11.76%) Replication
3 5 (9.80%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (5.88%) N-Tier
4 3 (5.88%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.92%) CLARiiON
5 2 (3.92%) Clustering
6 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 43 (84.31%) Windows
2 34 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 27 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (45.10%) Windows XP
5 10 (19.61%) Linux
6 6 (11.76%) Mac OS X
6 6 (11.76%) Windows 8
7 4 (7.84%) UNIX
8 2 (3.92%) Android
8 2 (3.92%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.96%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) Migration
2 14 (27.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (17.65%) ITIL
4 8 (15.69%) Project Planning
4 8 (15.69%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (11.76%) Incident Management
6 6 (11.76%) B2B
6 6 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 6 (11.76%) ITIL V3
6 6 (11.76%) Change Control
6 6 (11.76%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (9.80%) Service Management
7 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.84%) Data Management
8 4 (7.84%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (5.88%) TOGAF
9 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2
9 3 (5.88%) UML
10 2 (3.92%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.76%) C#
1 6 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.88%) SQL
2 3 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.96%) C++
3 1 (1.96%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 32 (62.75%) Degree
2 22 (43.14%) MCITP
2 22 (43.14%) MCSE
2 22 (43.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.96%) PMP
3 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
System Software
1 17 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (45.10%) SCCM
2 14 (27.45%) SCOM
3 2 (3.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Citrix
1 6 (11.76%) SolarWinds
1 6 (11.76%) Google
2 4 (7.84%) Avaya
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle
3 3 (5.88%) IBM
4 2 (3.92%) HP
4 2 (3.92%) EMC
4 2 (3.92%) NetApp
4 2 (3.92%) Symantec
4 2 (3.92%) IronPort
4 2 (3.92%) RightFax
4 2 (3.92%) MobileIron
5 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow