The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Specialist
Rank 328 315 320
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Specialist 1 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.008% 0.025% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.027% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 8
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £50,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.00% +42.85%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11435 11158 12229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.24% 93.21% 93.88%
Number of salaries quoted 9588 9777 11149
Average salary £52,500 £53,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.94% -3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £78,850 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Microsoft Specialist
London

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 25 July 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) DNA
3 3 (60.00%) MSI
3 3 (60.00%) AdminStudio
3 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (60.00%) Application Packaging
3 3 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (60.00%) XenApp
3 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (60.00%) SCCM
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) AppDNA
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Symantec
5 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (20.00%) POP3
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) MAPI
5 1 (20.00%) VBA
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) MCP
5 1 (20.00%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (20.00%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) POP3
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) IMAP
1 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MSI
1 3 (60.00%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (20.00%) MAPI
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) DNA
1 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) XenApp
1 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) MDaemon
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
1 3 (60.00%) AppDNA
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec