The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Specialist
Rank 321 318 339
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Specialist 2 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.034% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.036% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 2
Average salary £48,750 £51,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.87% -14.58%
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £57,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-19.13% +64.28%
Microsoft Specialist
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
10615 11049 12033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.88% 93.09% 93.93%
Number of salaries quoted 8939 9687 11040
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Microsoft Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Specialist in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Microsoft Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Microsoft Specialist
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Specialist across the City of London region.

Microsoft Specialist Salary Trend in the City of London

Microsoft Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Microsoft Specialist in their job title 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 with Microsoft Specialist in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) IMAP
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) MDaemon
2 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (66.67%) VBA
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) POP3
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) MAPI
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Back Office
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (33.33%) MSI
3 1 (33.33%) AdminStudio
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) DNA
3 1 (33.33%) AppDNA
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing

Microsoft Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Microsoft Specialist in their job title 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 with Microsoft Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) IMAP
1 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
1 2 (66.67%) POP3
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MSI
1 1 (33.33%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) MAPI
2 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCP
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) MDaemon
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (33.33%) AppDNA
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix