The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 7 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1737 1731 1581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.64% 14.46% 13.18%
As % of the Vendors category 33.29% 31.58% 28.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1522 1519 1451
Average salary £48,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
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 City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
5218 5482 5518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 46.97% 45.79% 45.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4429 4737 5020
Average salary £53,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.95% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Microsoft
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in the City of London

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the City of London region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in the City of London

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 1450 (40.02%) Windows
2 1370 (37.81%) MS Excel
3 1325 (36.57%) Finance
4 1249 (34.47%) SQL Server
5 1064 (29.37%) SQL
6 914 (25.23%) .NET
7 909 (25.09%) Active Directory
8 742 (20.48%) C#
9 704 (19.43%) VMware
10 693 (19.13%) MS Office
11 590 (16.28%) MS Exchange
12 584 (16.12%) Citrix
13 564 (15.57%) ITIL
14 561 (15.48%) Degree
15 556 (15.35%) Microsoft Certification
16 550 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
17 548 (15.13%) SharePoint
18 473 (13.06%) Windows Server 2008
19 468 (12.92%) ASP.NET
20 449 (12.39%) VMware Infrastructure
21 423 (11.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 421 (11.62%) Windows 7
23 419 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
24 417 (11.51%) Business Intelligence
25 394 (10.87%) Cisco
26 386 (10.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 385 (10.63%) SQL Server 2008
28 380 (10.49%) Banking
28 380 (10.49%) JavaScript
29 341 (9.41%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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
1 590 (16.28%) MS Exchange
2 548 (15.13%) SharePoint
3 266 (7.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 208 (5.74%) IIS
5 153 (4.22%) Lync
6 130 (3.59%) SharePoint 2010
7 124 (3.42%) CMS
8 112 (3.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 106 (2.93%) SharePoint 2013
10 86 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2007
11 79 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2013
12 73 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2003
13 62 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
14 53 (1.46%) Sitecore CMS
15 50 (1.38%) IBM Notes
16 44 (1.21%) SAS
17 40 (1.10%) Tomcat
18 39 (1.08%) Umbraco
19 31 (0.86%) Lotus Domino
20 30 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1370 (37.81%) MS Excel
2 693 (19.13%) MS Office
3 154 (4.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 130 (3.59%) MS Visio
5 85 (2.35%) MS Project
6 27 (0.75%) InfoPath
7 23 (0.63%) Photoshop
8 19 (0.52%) PowerPivot
9 16 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
10 14 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
11 7 (0.19%) Acrobat
12 5 (0.14%) InDesign
13 3 (0.083%) SPSS
13 3 (0.083%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 2 (0.055%) FastStats
15 1 (0.028%) Mingle
15 1 (0.028%) Adobe Captivate
15 1 (0.028%) AutoCAD
15 1 (0.028%) Vensim
Business Applications
1 198 (5.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 67 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
3 20 (0.55%) Google Analytics
3 20 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
4 14 (0.39%) Markit EDM
5 13 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 11 (0.30%) SAP Business One
7 10 (0.28%) Magento
7 10 (0.28%) WebTrends
7 10 (0.28%) Eikon
8 8 (0.22%) SAP CRM
8 8 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
9 7 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
10 6 (0.17%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
10 6 (0.17%) Advent Moxy
10 6 (0.17%) Towers Watson Igloo
10 6 (0.17%) Agresso
11 5 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
11 5 (0.14%) Hyperion Planning
12 4 (0.11%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 125 (3.45%) Office 365
2 102 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (1.38%) SaaS
4 27 (0.75%) PaaS
5 26 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
6 25 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
7 18 (0.50%) IaaS
8 4 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
9 3 (0.083%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.028%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.028%) Heroku
10 1 (0.028%) IBM SmartCloud
10 1 (0.028%) Joyent
10 1 (0.028%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 299 (8.25%) DNS
2 269 (7.42%) TCP/IP
3 243 (6.71%) SAN
4 235 (6.49%) DHCP
5 229 (6.32%) LAN
6 194 (5.35%) Firewall
7 186 (5.13%) WAN
8 129 (3.56%) VPN
9 116 (3.20%) Internet
10 109 (3.01%) Intranet
11 107 (2.95%) VoIP
12 66 (1.82%) NetScaler
13 63 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
14 57 (1.57%) IP Telephony
15 55 (1.52%) Unified Communications
16 50 (1.38%) NAS
17 45 (1.24%) Wireless
18 31 (0.86%) VLAN
18 31 (0.86%) Network Security
19 28 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1249 (34.47%) SQL Server
2 423 (11.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 386 (10.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 385 (10.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 294 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 291 (8.03%) Data Warehouse
7 175 (4.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 126 (3.48%) SQL Server 2005
9 111 (3.06%) Relational Database
10 93 (2.57%) OLAP
11 81 (2.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 71 (1.96%) MySQL
13 55 (1.52%) Oracle Database
14 53 (1.46%) Big Data
15 47 (1.30%) RDBMS
16 38 (1.05%) DB2
16 38 (1.05%) MS Access
17 33 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
18 29 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
19 27 (0.75%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 237 (6.54%) Visual Studio
2 132 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 94 (2.59%) Subversion
4 41 (1.13%) JIRA
5 38 (1.05%) NUnit
6 31 (0.86%) Jenkins
7 29 (0.80%) Git (software)
7 29 (0.80%) ERwin
8 28 (0.77%) TeamCity
9 27 (0.75%) Selenium
10 26 (0.72%) MSI
10 26 (0.72%) SpecFlow
11 25 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 19 (0.52%) Eclipse
13 16 (0.44%) QuickTest Pro
14 14 (0.39%) Dreamweaver
14 14 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 13 (0.36%) WebDriver
15 13 (0.36%) Rhino Mocks
16 12 (0.33%) MSTest
General
1 1325 (36.57%) Finance
2 380 (10.49%) Banking
3 269 (7.42%) Advertising
4 178 (4.91%) Marketing
5 136 (3.75%) Telecoms
6 115 (3.17%) Law
7 107 (2.95%) Legal
8 99 (2.73%) Retail
9 95 (2.62%) Investment Banking
10 65 (1.79%) Front Office
11 59 (1.63%) Back Office
12 53 (1.46%) Financial Institution
13 36 (0.99%) Manufacturing
14 25 (0.69%) Games
15 20 (0.55%) Publishing
16 15 (0.41%) Electronics
17 14 (0.39%) French Language
17 14 (0.39%) German Language
18 13 (0.36%) Billing
19 9 (0.25%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 806 (22.25%) Developer
2 720 (19.87%) Analyst
3 250 (6.90%) Consultant
4 230 (6.35%) Architect
5 224 (6.18%) Support Analyst
6 216 (5.96%) Support Engineer
7 200 (5.52%) .NET Developer
8 168 (4.64%) Senior Developer
9 143 (3.95%) Administrator
10 125 (3.45%) Business Analyst
11 124 (3.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 120 (3.31%) Service Analyst
13 118 (3.26%) C# Developer
14 106 (2.93%) Service Desk Analyst
15 105 (2.90%) Applications Support
16 99 (2.73%) IT Support
17 98 (2.70%) Team Leader
18 97 (2.68%) 2nd Line Support
19 90 (2.48%) Project Manager
20 87 (2.40%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 914 (25.23%) .NET
2 468 (12.92%) ASP.NET
3 329 (9.08%) HTML
4 274 (7.56%) CSS
5 233 (6.43%) jQuery
6 231 (6.38%) XML
7 230 (6.35%) Web Services
8 188 (5.19%) .NET Framework
9 182 (5.02%) WCF
10 172 (4.75%) ASP.NET MVC
11 131 (3.62%) HTML5
12 111 (3.06%) Ajax
13 88 (2.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 81 (2.24%) WPF
15 75 (2.07%) MDX
16 64 (1.77%) Silverlight
17 60 (1.66%) SOAP
17 60 (1.66%) COM
18 56 (1.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
19 53 (1.46%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 419 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
2 235 (6.49%) Blackberry
3 211 (5.82%) Computer Science
4 164 (4.53%) Clustering
5 102 (2.82%) Management Information System
6 65 (1.79%) User Experience
7 64 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
8 61 (1.68%) Client/Server
9 56 (1.55%) Replication
10 54 (1.49%) Social Media
11 52 (1.44%) Derivative
12 49 (1.35%) iPhone
13 48 (1.32%) Visualisation
14 47 (1.30%) Hedge funds
15 45 (1.24%) Mathematics
16 44 (1.21%) Statistics
16 44 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 40 (1.10%) Data Integration
18 37 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
19 35 (0.97%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1450 (40.02%) Windows
2 473 (13.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 421 (11.62%) Windows 7
4 323 (8.92%) Linux
5 272 (7.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 221 (6.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 156 (4.31%) UNIX
8 152 (4.20%) Windows XP
9 114 (3.15%) Windows 8
10 92 (2.54%) Android
11 69 (1.90%) Solaris
12 67 (1.85%) AIX
13 64 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 60 (1.66%) Apple iOS
15 38 (1.05%) Mac OS X
16 26 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
17 23 (0.63%) Windows Vista
18 15 (0.41%) Windows 2000
19 11 (0.30%) Mac OS
20 10 (0.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 564 (15.57%) ITIL
2 550 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
3 417 (11.51%) Business Intelligence
4 340 (9.38%) Project Management
5 278 (7.67%) CRM
6 277 (7.65%) MVC
7 209 (5.77%) OO
8 201 (5.55%) ETL
8 201 (5.55%) Scrum
9 166 (4.58%) Mentoring
10 153 (4.22%) Web Development
11 138 (3.81%) Change Management
12 132 (3.64%) Data Modelling
13 130 (3.59%) SOA
13 130 (3.59%) TDD
13 130 (3.59%) Business Analysis
14 125 (3.45%) E-Commerce
14 125 (3.45%) PRINCE2
15 124 (3.42%) Analytics
16 119 (3.28%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1064 (29.37%) SQL
2 742 (20.48%) C#
3 380 (10.49%) JavaScript
4 294 (8.11%) PowerShell
5 293 (8.09%) T-SQL
6 222 (6.13%) Java
7 152 (4.20%) VB
8 100 (2.76%) VBA
9 85 (2.35%) VBScript
10 81 (2.24%) VB.NET
11 58 (1.60%) C++
12 52 (1.44%) PHP
13 47 (1.30%) C
14 40 (1.10%) Perl
15 31 (0.86%) Python
16 25 (0.69%) Ruby
17 18 (0.50%) XPath
17 18 (0.50%) PL/SQL
18 14 (0.39%) VC++
19 11 (0.30%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 561 (15.48%) Degree
2 556 (15.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 269 (7.42%) MCSE
4 161 (4.44%) MCITP
5 137 (3.78%) MCP
6 136 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
7 135 (3.73%) MCSA
8 85 (2.35%) CCNA
9 72 (1.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 66 (1.82%) MCTS
11 65 (1.79%) Security Cleared
12 44 (1.21%) CCNP
12 44 (1.21%) Citrix Certification
13 43 (1.19%) SC Cleared
14 38 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
15 37 (1.02%) ISEB
16 26 (0.72%) CCA
17 22 (0.61%) PMI Certification
18 18 (0.50%) MCSD
19 15 (0.41%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (4.97%) QA
2 143 (3.95%) SLA
3 18 (0.50%) ISO 9001
4 14 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.33%) COBIT
6 8 (0.22%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.19%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.11%) WCAG
8 4 (0.11%) TickIT
8 4 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.083%) Basel III
9 3 (0.083%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.083%) CRD IV
9 3 (0.083%) COREP
10 2 (0.055%) EMIR
11 1 (0.028%) AIFMD
11 1 (0.028%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.028%) Dublin Core
11 1 (0.028%) FATCA
11 1 (0.028%) Section 508
System Software
1 909 (25.09%) Active Directory
2 449 (12.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 208 (5.74%) XenApp
4 170 (4.69%) Hyper-V
5 128 (3.53%) vSphere
6 114 (3.15%) VMware ESX
7 109 (3.01%) XenDesktop
8 65 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
9 50 (1.38%) XenServer
10 43 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
11 28 (0.77%) UAG
11 28 (0.77%) MetaFrame
12 20 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
13 19 (0.52%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 18 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
15 15 (0.41%) Terminal Services
16 13 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 12 (0.33%) VMware Server
18 11 (0.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
19 9 (0.25%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 203 (5.60%) SCCM
2 97 (2.68%) SCOM
3 49 (1.35%) Backup Exec
4 44 (1.21%) WSUS
5 27 (0.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 26 (0.72%) NetBackup
7 25 (0.69%) Tivoli
7 25 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
8 21 (0.58%) Puppet
9 20 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
10 17 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
11 16 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
12 15 (0.41%) XenMobile
13 14 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 13 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
14 13 (0.36%) SCVMM
14 13 (0.36%) SCOrch
15 9 (0.25%) HP SIM
16 8 (0.22%) Nagios
17 7 (0.19%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 704 (19.43%) VMware
2 584 (16.12%) Citrix
3 394 (10.87%) Cisco
4 341 (9.41%) Oracle
5 186 (5.13%) HP
6 150 (4.14%) NetApp
7 136 (3.75%) IBM
8 103 (2.84%) EMC
9 91 (2.51%) SAP
10 86 (2.37%) Symantec
11 85 (2.35%) EPiServer
12 83 (2.29%) Bloomberg
13 77 (2.13%) Red Hat
13 77 (2.13%) Dell
14 69 (1.90%) Reuters
15 62 (1.71%) Juniper
16 58 (1.60%) Sitecore
17 55 (1.52%) Cognos
17 55 (1.52%) Adobe
17 55 (1.52%) Apple
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Insurance + Dental
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Our IT Deparment
Salary: Up to £40 per annum Plus overtime
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
83Zero
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus + bens + Stock
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Energon Global
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon Global
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Commission + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon Global
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon Global
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon Global
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £45,000 to £100,000 per annum Commission + Bonus + Healthcare + H
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Candidate Source
Salary: £30,000 - £36,000 pro rata
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 to £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday