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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 20 18 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 16.67% 7.56% 13.95%
As % of the Vendors category 31.25% 26.87% 27.57%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 55
Average salary £39,000 £77,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.67% +47.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £57,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £85,000 £99,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
64 67 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 53.33% 28.15% 50.59%
Number of salaries quoted 55 60 174
Average salary £57,500 £77,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.80% +6.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,350 £54,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £100,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 17 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 (48.15%) Finance
2 22 (40.74%) MS Excel
3 20 (37.04%) MS Office
3 20 (37.04%) Project Management
4 15 (27.78%) Degree
5 13 (24.07%) .NET
5 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (22.22%) Client/Server
6 12 (22.22%) Management Information System
7 11 (20.37%) SQL
7 11 (20.37%) Business Analysis
8 10 (18.52%) HTML
8 10 (18.52%) Windows
8 10 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (14.81%) MS Visio
10 8 (14.81%) Cisco
11 7 (12.96%) Active Directory
11 7 (12.96%) Citrix
11 7 (12.96%) Reuters
11 7 (12.96%) Bloomberg
11 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET
12 6 (11.11%) CSS
12 6 (11.11%) ITIL
13 5 (9.26%) C#
13 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2
13 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
13 5 (9.26%) SOA
13 5 (9.26%) Firewall

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.56%) CMS
3 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (40.74%) MS Excel
2 20 (37.04%) MS Office
3 8 (14.81%) MS Visio
4 3 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (5.56%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (5.56%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.70%) SaaS
3 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) Firewall
1 5 (9.26%) Cisco IPT
2 4 (7.41%) DNS
2 4 (7.41%) WAN
2 4 (7.41%) DHCP
3 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.56%) SSL
3 3 (5.56%) Intranet
3 3 (5.56%) Internet
3 3 (5.56%) Network Security
3 3 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (5.56%) VLAN
4 2 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.70%) IP Telephony
4 2 (3.70%) TACACS
4 2 (3.70%) VPN
4 2 (3.70%) LAN
4 2 (3.70%) SNMP
4 2 (3.70%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.85%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.85%) Big Data
1 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) PowerDesigner
1 1 (1.85%) ERwin
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 26 (48.15%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Banking
2 5 (9.26%) Retail
3 4 (7.41%) Publishing
4 3 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.56%) Marketing
4 3 (5.56%) French Language
4 3 (5.56%) German Language
5 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Analyst
2 12 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Team Leader
3 7 (12.96%) IT Support
4 6 (11.11%) Architect
4 6 (11.11%) Junior
4 6 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Junior Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.41%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Support Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Development Team Leader
7 3 (5.56%) Support Manager
7 3 (5.56%) IT Support Manager
7 3 (5.56%) CRM Business Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Senior IT Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Software Development Team Leader
7 3 (5.56%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.07%) .NET
2 10 (18.52%) HTML
3 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 6 (11.11%) CSS
4 4 (7.41%) Web Services
5 3 (5.56%) Java EE
5 3 (5.56%) LAMP
6 2 (3.70%) XML
7 1 (1.85%) XSD
7 1 (1.85%) XSLT
7 1 (1.85%) XHTML
7 1 (1.85%) WSDL
7 1 (1.85%) SAML
7 1 (1.85%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.85%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.85%) OAuth
7 1 (1.85%) OpenID
7 1 (1.85%) SOAP
7 1 (1.85%) J2EE
7 1 (1.85%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Client/Server
1 12 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 10 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) Mainframe
3 3 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (5.56%) Graphic Design
3 3 (5.56%) Wiki
3 3 (5.56%) Open Source
3 3 (5.56%) Social Media
3 3 (5.56%) Hedge funds
3 3 (5.56%) SWIFT
4 2 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.70%) iPhone
4 2 (3.70%) Cryptography
4 2 (3.70%) SecurID
5 1 (1.85%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.85%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) Windows
2 5 (9.26%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.85%) Android
3 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) Project Management
2 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (20.37%) Business Analysis
4 9 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (11.11%) ITIL
7 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2
7 5 (9.26%) SOA
7 5 (9.26%) Web Design
8 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.41%) Asset Management
9 3 (5.56%) Zachman Framework
9 3 (5.56%) TOGAF
9 3 (5.56%) CRM
9 3 (5.56%) Information Security
9 3 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
9 3 (5.56%) Time Management
9 3 (5.56%) ITIL V3
9 3 (5.56%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) SQL
2 5 (9.26%) C#
3 2 (3.70%) VB
3 2 (3.70%) Perl
4 1 (1.85%) VBA
4 1 (1.85%) Java
4 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (27.78%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) CCNP
2 3 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.85%) MCDST
3 1 (1.85%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.41%) MetaFrame
2 4 (7.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) NetBackup
1 4 (7.41%) WSUS
2 2 (3.70%) Cacti
2 2 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.70%) OpenView
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Cisco
2 7 (12.96%) Citrix
2 7 (12.96%) Reuters
2 7 (12.96%) Bloomberg
3 4 (7.41%) Symantec
3 4 (7.41%) Dell
3 4 (7.41%) Veritas
4 3 (5.56%) CheckPoint
4 3 (5.56%) Murex
4 3 (5.56%) Riverbed
4 3 (5.56%) SolarWinds
5 2 (3.70%) Juniper
5 2 (3.70%) IBM
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle
6 1 (1.85%) Sybase
6 1 (1.85%) CA
6 1 (1.85%) F5
6 1 (1.85%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.85%) Altiris
6 1 (1.85%) Pega