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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 11 4 27
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +23
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 21 25 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 13.73% 17.48% 6.40%
As % of the Vendors category 27.63% 32.89% 20.97%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 12
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -48.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £26,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
76 76 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 49.67% 53.15% 30.54%
Number of salaries quoted 61 66 56
Average salary £65,000 £57,500 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -25.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £44,700 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £90,000 £75,000
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 4 September 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 26 (45.61%) Windows
2 19 (33.33%) Finance
3 17 (29.82%) .NET
4 16 (28.07%) MS Exchange
5 15 (26.32%) Active Directory
5 15 (26.32%) ITIL
5 15 (26.32%) Degree
6 14 (24.56%) C#
7 13 (22.81%) MS Excel
7 13 (22.81%) SCCM
7 13 (22.81%) Windows 7
8 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (21.05%) SAN
9 11 (19.30%) Oracle
9 11 (19.30%) Migration
10 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (15.79%) HP
11 9 (15.79%) EMC
11 9 (15.79%) Cisco
11 9 (15.79%) MS Office
11 9 (15.79%) Linux
11 9 (15.79%) VMware
11 9 (15.79%) MCITP
11 9 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (15.79%) Analytics
12 8 (14.04%) Lync
12 8 (14.04%) Time Management
12 8 (14.04%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (14.04%) DNS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 16 (28.07%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.04%) Lync
3 6 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (8.77%) Apache Spark
4 5 (8.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.51%) SAS
6 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (22.81%) MS Excel
2 9 (15.79%) MS Office
3 3 (5.26%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Office 365
2 3 (5.26%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.75%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.05%) SAN
2 8 (14.04%) DNS
3 6 (10.53%) NAS
4 5 (8.77%) Firewall
4 5 (8.77%) DHCP
5 4 (7.02%) Unified Communications
6 3 (5.26%) Network Security
7 2 (3.51%) Wireless
7 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.51%) VPN
7 2 (3.51%) Skype
8 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) Hadoop
1 5 (8.77%) Big Data
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) InstallShield
General
1 19 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Banking
3 3 (5.26%) Publishing
4 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.75%) Games
5 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (19.30%) Developer
2 8 (14.04%) Support Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) IT Support
4 6 (10.53%) Build Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) SCCM Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Scala Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Development Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Security Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Project Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Messaging Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.82%) .NET
2 5 (8.77%) HTML
2 5 (8.77%) CSS
2 5 (8.77%) Java EE
3 4 (7.02%) WCF
3 4 (7.02%) WPF
3 4 (7.02%) Web Services
3 4 (7.02%) XML
3 4 (7.02%) XSLT
3 4 (7.02%) COM
4 3 (5.26%) Flash
4 3 (5.26%) Ajax
4 3 (5.26%) jQuery
5 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.77%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (7.02%) Fixed Income
3 4 (7.02%) Derivative
3 4 (7.02%) Visualisation
4 3 (5.26%) CLARiiON
4 3 (5.26%) Clustering
5 2 (3.51%) Handset
5 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.51%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.51%) CMDB
5 2 (3.51%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.75%) iPad
6 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.75%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 26 (45.61%) Windows
2 13 (22.81%) Windows 7
3 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (15.79%) Linux
5 7 (12.28%) Windows XP
6 6 (10.53%) AIX
7 5 (8.77%) Android
7 5 (8.77%) Apple iOS
8 4 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (7.02%) UNIX
9 3 (5.26%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (5.26%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) ITIL
2 11 (19.30%) Migration
3 9 (15.79%) Analytics
4 8 (14.04%) Time Management
4 8 (14.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (10.53%) Product Management
7 5 (8.77%) Open Source
7 5 (8.77%) Asset Management
7 5 (8.77%) TOGAF
8 4 (7.02%) Zachman Framework
8 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2
8 4 (7.02%) SOA
8 4 (7.02%) Project Management
8 4 (7.02%) Supplier Management
8 4 (7.02%) Test Automation
8 4 (7.02%) Coaching
8 4 (7.02%) SDLC
9 3 (5.26%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.56%) C#
2 5 (8.77%) SQL
2 5 (8.77%) Scala
3 4 (7.02%) C++
4 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.26%) ActionScript
5 1 (1.75%) Perl
5 1 (1.75%) PHP
5 1 (1.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (26.32%) Degree
2 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (15.79%) MCITP
4 7 (12.28%) MCSE
5 3 (5.26%) CCIE
5 3 (5.26%) CCNP
5 3 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.51%) ISEB
6 2 (3.51%) PMP
6 2 (3.51%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.75%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) QA
2 6 (10.53%) SLA
3 4 (7.02%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (7.02%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (22.81%) SCCM
2 6 (10.53%) SCOM
3 3 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.51%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.51%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (19.30%) Oracle
2 9 (15.79%) Cisco
2 9 (15.79%) HP
2 9 (15.79%) EMC
2 9 (15.79%) VMware
3 8 (14.04%) Citrix
4 6 (10.53%) IBM
4 6 (10.53%) Altiris
4 6 (10.53%) Remedy
5 5 (8.77%) Symantec
6 4 (7.02%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.26%) Juniper
7 3 (5.26%) NetApp
7 3 (5.26%) IronPort
7 3 (5.26%) RightFax
7 3 (5.26%) MobileIron
8 2 (3.51%) McAfee
8 2 (3.51%) Nokia
8 2 (3.51%) Adobe
8 2 (3.51%) Avaya