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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 23 13
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 27 12 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 17.42% 6.35% 12.83%
As % of the Vendors category 34.18% 20.34% 24.55%
Number of salaries quoted 22 11 50
Average salary £42,000 £75,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.00% +27.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £50,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,250 £77,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
79 59 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 50.97% 31.22% 52.26%
Number of salaries quoted 69 54 180
Average salary £57,500 £75,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £100,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 24 (44.44%) Finance
2 23 (42.59%) MS Office
3 20 (37.04%) MS Excel
3 20 (37.04%) Project Management
4 15 (27.78%) Degree
5 14 (25.93%) Client/Server
6 13 (24.07%) .NET
6 13 (24.07%) Management Information System
7 12 (22.22%) SQL
7 12 (22.22%) Windows
7 12 (22.22%) Business Analysis
8 10 (18.52%) HTML
8 10 (18.52%) Cisco
8 10 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 9 (16.67%) Citrix
9 9 (16.67%) Reuters
9 9 (16.67%) Bloomberg
10 8 (14.81%) MS Visio
11 7 (12.96%) Windows 7
11 7 (12.96%) Cisco IPT
12 6 (11.11%) Asset Management
12 6 (11.11%) WSUS
12 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (11.11%) NetBackup
12 6 (11.11%) Symantec
12 6 (11.11%) ITIL
12 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET
12 6 (11.11%) CSS
12 6 (11.11%) MetaFrame

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 23 (42.59%) MS Office
2 20 (37.04%) MS Excel
3 8 (14.81%) MS Visio
4 3 (5.56%) Photoshop
4 3 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.85%) SaaS
2 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) Cisco IPT
2 5 (9.26%) Firewall
3 4 (7.41%) WAN
3 4 (7.41%) DHCP
3 4 (7.41%) DNS
4 3 (5.56%) SSL
4 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.56%) Intranet
4 3 (5.56%) Internet
4 3 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (5.56%) VLAN
4 3 (5.56%) Network Security
5 2 (3.70%) IP Telephony
5 2 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.70%) TACACS
5 2 (3.70%) SNMP
5 2 (3.70%) LAN
5 2 (3.70%) Ethernet
5 2 (3.70%) VPN
6 1 (1.85%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
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%) JIRA
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 24 (44.44%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Banking
2 5 (9.26%) Retail
3 4 (7.41%) Publishing
4 3 (5.56%) Marketing
4 3 (5.56%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.85%) Law
6 1 (1.85%) French Language
6 1 (1.85%) German Language
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) Analyst
2 11 (20.37%) Business Analyst
3 9 (16.67%) IT Support
4 7 (12.96%) Support Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) Team Leader
5 6 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Junior
5 6 (11.11%) Architect
6 5 (9.26%) Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Junior Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Support Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Support Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Support Assistant
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Manager
8 3 (5.56%) IT Manager
8 3 (5.56%) Coordinator
8 3 (5.56%) Service Manager
8 3 (5.56%) Development Team Leader
8 3 (5.56%) Support Manager
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%) LAMP
5 3 (5.56%) Java EE
6 2 (3.70%) XML
7 1 (1.85%) XHTML
7 1 (1.85%) J2EE
7 1 (1.85%) XSD
7 1 (1.85%) XSLT
7 1 (1.85%) SOAP
7 1 (1.85%) WSDL
7 1 (1.85%) SAML
7 1 (1.85%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.85%) OAuth
7 1 (1.85%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.85%) Ajax
7 1 (1.85%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) Client/Server
2 13 (24.07%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (5.56%) Mainframe
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%) Cryptography
4 2 (3.70%) SecurID
4 2 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.70%) iPhone
5 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.85%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.85%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Windows
2 7 (12.96%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (1.85%) Android
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) Project Management
2 12 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 10 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (11.11%) ITIL
5 5 (9.26%) SOA
5 5 (9.26%) Web Design
6 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (7.41%) Time Management
6 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.56%) Information Security
7 3 (5.56%) Release Management
7 3 (5.56%) Wealth Management
7 3 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.56%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (5.56%) TOGAF
7 3 (5.56%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.22%) SQL
2 5 (9.26%) C#
3 2 (3.70%) Perl
3 2 (3.70%) VB
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%) CCNA
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.85%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 9 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.11%) MetaFrame
2 6 (11.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) WSUS
1 6 (11.11%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.70%) Cacti
2 2 (3.70%) OpenView
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) Cisco
2 9 (16.67%) Citrix
2 9 (16.67%) Reuters
2 9 (16.67%) Bloomberg
3 6 (11.11%) Symantec
3 6 (11.11%) Dell
3 6 (11.11%) 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%) Pega
6 1 (1.85%) Altiris
6 1 (1.85%) F5
6 1 (1.85%) ArcSight