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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 32 43
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 17 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 20.73% 5.28% 4.05%
As % of the Vendors category 41.46% 15.69% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 12
Average salary £63,750 £78,000 £81,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.26% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £77,500 £40,150
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £85,000 £99,250
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
41 102 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 50.00% 33.66% 46.42%
Number of salaries quoted 36 77 127
Average salary £72,500 £85,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £56,600 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £100,000 £123,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

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 28 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 18 (72.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (56.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (48.00%) Degree
4 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (32.00%) Windows XP
5 8 (32.00%) SCCM
6 7 (28.00%) MCITP
6 7 (28.00%) MCSE
6 7 (28.00%) MS Office
6 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (28.00%) Finance
6 7 (28.00%) Migration
7 6 (24.00%) ITIL
7 6 (24.00%) Linux
8 5 (20.00%) SCOM
9 4 (16.00%) CMDB
9 4 (16.00%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (16.00%) NetScaler
9 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
9 4 (16.00%) iPad
9 4 (16.00%) Lync
9 4 (16.00%) ITIL V3
9 4 (16.00%) Google Apps
9 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
9 4 (16.00%) Google
9 4 (16.00%) Games

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 4 (16.00%) Lync
1 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (56.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (28.00%) MS Office
3 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Google Apps
2 2 (8.00%) Office 365
3 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Internet
1 4 (16.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (8.00%) DNS
2 2 (8.00%) SMTP
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) VPN
3 1 (4.00%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.00%) Wireless
3 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.00%) Network Security
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Publishing
2 4 (16.00%) Games
3 3 (12.00%) French Language
3 3 (12.00%) German Language
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Junior
3 4 (16.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) IT Support
3 4 (16.00%) Junior IT Support
3 4 (16.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Junior Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) SCCM Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Build Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) CRM Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) CRM Business Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Support
5 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) SAML
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) CMDB
1 4 (16.00%) iPad
2 2 (8.00%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (32.00%) Windows XP
5 6 (24.00%) Linux
6 4 (16.00%) Mac OS X
6 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (8.00%) UNIX
8 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Migration
2 6 (24.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) B2B
3 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (16.00%) ITIL V3
3 4 (16.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.00%) Service Management
4 3 (12.00%) CRM
5 2 (8.00%) SOA
5 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) UML
5 2 (8.00%) Data Management
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (8.00%) Change Control
5 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Java
1 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) Degree
2 7 (28.00%) MCITP
2 7 (28.00%) MCSE
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) SCCM
2 5 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Google
2 3 (12.00%) Citrix
3 2 (8.00%) Avaya
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) IBM
3 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow