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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1821 1633 1645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.63% 13.72% 14.02%
As % of the Vendors category 34.51% 30.06% 29.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1649 1437 1495
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £69,000
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
5276 5432 5612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 48.19% 45.64% 47.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4628 4709 5065
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £78,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 1475 (40.72%) Windows
2 1350 (37.27%) MS Excel
3 1249 (34.48%) Finance
4 1202 (33.19%) SQL Server
5 973 (26.86%) SQL
6 947 (26.15%) Active Directory
7 858 (23.69%) .NET
8 742 (20.49%) MS Office
9 716 (19.77%) VMware
10 662 (18.28%) C#
11 608 (16.79%) ITIL
12 589 (16.26%) MS Exchange
12 589 (16.26%) Microsoft Certification
13 579 (15.99%) Citrix
14 549 (15.16%) Agile Software Development
15 522 (14.41%) Degree
16 513 (14.16%) SharePoint
17 500 (13.80%) Windows Server 2008
18 467 (12.89%) VMware Infrastructure
19 416 (11.49%) ASP.NET
20 414 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
21 407 (11.24%) JavaScript
22 404 (11.15%) SQL Server 2008
23 403 (11.13%) Windows 7
24 390 (10.77%) Cisco
25 377 (10.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 369 (10.19%) Banking
26 369 (10.19%) Business Intelligence
27 362 (9.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 344 (9.50%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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
1 589 (16.26%) MS Exchange
2 513 (14.16%) SharePoint
3 282 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 216 (5.96%) IIS
5 156 (4.31%) Lync
6 134 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
7 127 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 125 (3.45%) CMS
9 107 (2.95%) SharePoint 2013
10 90 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2007
11 89 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2013
12 80 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2003
13 61 (1.68%) Sitecore CMS
14 54 (1.49%) SAS
14 54 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
15 51 (1.41%) Umbraco
16 41 (1.13%) IBM Notes
16 41 (1.13%) Tomcat
17 29 (0.80%) Lotus Domino
18 25 (0.69%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1350 (37.27%) MS Excel
2 742 (20.49%) MS Office
3 149 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 113 (3.12%) MS Visio
5 74 (2.04%) MS Project
6 45 (1.24%) InfoPath
7 21 (0.58%) Photoshop
8 16 (0.44%) PowerPivot
9 15 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
10 13 (0.36%) SPSS
11 10 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (0.11%) Acrobat
13 3 (0.083%) AutoCAD
13 3 (0.083%) InDesign
14 2 (0.055%) FastStats
14 2 (0.055%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 1 (0.028%) Mingle
15 1 (0.028%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 204 (5.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 71 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
3 22 (0.61%) Google Analytics
4 19 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
5 15 (0.41%) Eikon
6 13 (0.36%) Towers Watson Igloo
7 10 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
7 10 (0.28%) SAP CRM
8 9 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 8 (0.22%) Hyperion Planning
9 8 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
9 8 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
9 8 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 8 (0.22%) Tridion
9 8 (0.22%) Magento
10 7 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
10 7 (0.19%) SAP Business One
11 6 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
11 6 (0.17%) WebTrends
11 6 (0.17%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
Cloud Services
1 136 (3.75%) Office 365
2 117 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (0.91%) SaaS
4 21 (0.58%) PaaS
4 21 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (0.44%) IaaS
6 8 (0.22%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.055%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.028%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.028%) Heroku
8 1 (0.028%) Joyent
8 1 (0.028%) GitHub
8 1 (0.028%) IBM SmartCloud
8 1 (0.028%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 316 (8.72%) DNS
2 264 (7.29%) SAN
3 254 (7.01%) TCP/IP
4 231 (6.38%) DHCP
5 223 (6.16%) LAN
6 201 (5.55%) Firewall
7 191 (5.27%) WAN
8 145 (4.00%) VPN
9 139 (3.84%) Internet
10 128 (3.53%) VoIP
11 114 (3.15%) Intranet
12 67 (1.85%) NetScaler
13 58 (1.60%) Unified Communications
14 55 (1.52%) IP Telephony
15 49 (1.35%) Wireless
16 48 (1.33%) NAS
17 47 (1.30%) VLAN
18 45 (1.24%) Network Security
18 45 (1.24%) Cisco ASA
19 41 (1.13%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1202 (33.19%) SQL Server
2 404 (11.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 377 (10.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 362 (9.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 281 (7.76%) Data Warehouse
6 255 (7.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 184 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 152 (4.20%) SQL Server 2005
9 107 (2.95%) Relational Database
10 79 (2.18%) OLAP
11 75 (2.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 61 (1.68%) MySQL
13 56 (1.55%) DB2
14 44 (1.21%) Oracle Database
15 41 (1.13%) Big Data
16 40 (1.10%) Oracle BI EE
16 40 (1.10%) RDBMS
17 33 (0.91%) MS Access
17 33 (0.91%) OLAP Cube
18 25 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 218 (6.02%) Visual Studio
2 134 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 84 (2.32%) Subversion
4 49 (1.35%) JIRA
5 41 (1.13%) NUnit
6 33 (0.91%) Jenkins
7 25 (0.69%) Git (software)
8 21 (0.58%) TeamCity
9 18 (0.50%) Eclipse
10 17 (0.47%) ERwin
11 16 (0.44%) Selenium
12 15 (0.41%) Artifactory
12 15 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 14 (0.39%) Dreamweaver
14 13 (0.36%) MSI
15 12 (0.33%) MSBuild
16 11 (0.30%) WebDriver
17 10 (0.28%) SpecFlow
17 10 (0.28%) Moq
17 10 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1249 (34.48%) Finance
2 369 (10.19%) Banking
3 279 (7.70%) Advertising
4 155 (4.28%) Marketing
5 137 (3.78%) Law
6 136 (3.75%) Telecoms
7 125 (3.45%) Legal
8 101 (2.79%) Retail
9 91 (2.51%) Investment Banking
10 65 (1.79%) Front Office
11 64 (1.77%) Back Office
12 51 (1.41%) Financial Institution
13 36 (0.99%) Manufacturing
14 33 (0.91%) Publishing
15 20 (0.55%) Games
16 16 (0.44%) Billing
17 12 (0.33%) French Language
17 12 (0.33%) German Language
18 9 (0.25%) Dutch Language
18 9 (0.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 776 (21.42%) Developer
2 756 (20.87%) Analyst
3 282 (7.79%) Consultant
4 259 (7.15%) Support Analyst
5 221 (6.10%) Support Engineer
6 195 (5.38%) Architect
7 182 (5.02%) .NET Developer
8 147 (4.06%) Senior Developer
9 145 (4.00%) Administrator
10 139 (3.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 123 (3.40%) Service Analyst
11 123 (3.40%) Business Analyst
12 112 (3.09%) Service Desk Analyst
13 111 (3.06%) C# Developer
14 108 (2.98%) 2nd Line Support
15 107 (2.95%) IT Support
16 105 (2.90%) Applications Support
16 105 (2.90%) Technical Support
17 104 (2.87%) Team Leader
18 92 (2.54%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 858 (23.69%) .NET
2 416 (11.49%) ASP.NET
3 344 (9.50%) HTML
4 280 (7.73%) CSS
5 253 (6.99%) jQuery
6 186 (5.14%) Web Services
7 173 (4.78%) .NET Framework
8 171 (4.72%) XML
9 159 (4.39%) HTML5
10 152 (4.20%) ASP.NET MVC
11 149 (4.11%) WCF
12 130 (3.59%) Ajax
13 84 (2.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 66 (1.82%) WPF
15 62 (1.71%) Silverlight
15 62 (1.71%) SOAP
16 57 (1.57%) JSON
17 56 (1.55%) REST
18 55 (1.52%) CSS3
19 53 (1.46%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 414 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 247 (6.82%) Blackberry
3 189 (5.22%) Computer Science
4 176 (4.86%) Clustering
5 113 (3.12%) Management Information System
6 80 (2.21%) Client/Server
7 63 (1.74%) User Experience
8 60 (1.66%) Replication
9 55 (1.52%) Statistics
10 54 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
10 54 (1.49%) Data Structures
11 53 (1.46%) iPhone
11 53 (1.46%) Mathematics
12 52 (1.44%) Visualisation
12 52 (1.44%) Social Media
13 51 (1.41%) Mobile App
14 38 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 37 (1.02%) Derivative
15 37 (1.02%) Data Integration
16 36 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1475 (40.72%) Windows
2 500 (13.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 403 (11.13%) Windows 7
4 319 (8.81%) Linux
5 278 (7.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 263 (7.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 175 (4.83%) Windows XP
8 158 (4.36%) UNIX
9 126 (3.48%) Windows 8
10 91 (2.51%) Android
11 68 (1.88%) Solaris
12 62 (1.71%) AIX
13 57 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 50 (1.38%) Apple iOS
15 42 (1.16%) Mac OS X
16 36 (0.99%) Windows Vista
17 22 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
18 15 (0.41%) Windows 2000
19 14 (0.39%) Mac OS
20 13 (0.36%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 608 (16.79%) ITIL
2 549 (15.16%) Agile Software Development
3 369 (10.19%) Business Intelligence
4 328 (9.06%) Project Management
5 295 (8.14%) MVC
6 274 (7.56%) CRM
7 187 (5.16%) OO
8 186 (5.14%) Scrum
9 185 (5.11%) ETL
10 153 (4.22%) Mentoring
11 144 (3.98%) Business Analysis
11 144 (3.98%) Web Development
12 139 (3.84%) Change Management
13 135 (3.73%) TDD
14 133 (3.67%) Analytics
15 131 (3.62%) SOA
16 127 (3.51%) Data Modelling
16 127 (3.51%) PRINCE2
17 113 (3.12%) Migration
18 112 (3.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 973 (26.86%) SQL
2 662 (18.28%) C#
3 407 (11.24%) JavaScript
4 267 (7.37%) T-SQL
5 257 (7.10%) PowerShell
6 210 (5.80%) Java
7 123 (3.40%) VB
8 106 (2.93%) VBA
9 69 (1.91%) VB.NET
10 61 (1.68%) PHP
11 57 (1.57%) VBScript
12 50 (1.38%) C
13 44 (1.21%) C++
14 37 (1.02%) Perl
15 33 (0.91%) Python
16 20 (0.55%) Ruby
17 13 (0.36%) XAML
18 12 (0.33%) XPath
19 11 (0.30%) Bash Shell
19 11 (0.30%) R
Qualifications
1 589 (16.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 522 (14.41%) Degree
3 315 (8.70%) MCSE
4 167 (4.61%) MCITP
5 159 (4.39%) Cisco Certification
6 151 (4.17%) MCSA
7 149 (4.11%) MCP
8 103 (2.84%) CCNA
9 80 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 78 (2.15%) Security Cleared
11 75 (2.07%) MCTS
12 55 (1.52%) CCNP
13 54 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
14 52 (1.44%) SC Cleared
15 41 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
16 35 (0.97%) ISEB
17 25 (0.69%) CCA
18 22 (0.61%) CISSP
19 21 (0.58%) PMI Certification
20 18 (0.50%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (4.03%) SLA
2 142 (3.92%) QA
3 22 (0.61%) ISO 9001
4 19 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (0.44%) COBIT
6 6 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.14%) COREP
7 5 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.11%) Basel II
8 4 (0.11%) WCAG
9 2 (0.055%) FINREP
9 2 (0.055%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.055%) EMIR
10 1 (0.028%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.028%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.028%) FATCA
10 1 (0.028%) GPG13
10 1 (0.028%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.028%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 947 (26.15%) Active Directory
2 467 (12.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 218 (6.02%) XenApp
4 159 (4.39%) Hyper-V
5 148 (4.09%) vSphere
6 99 (2.73%) XenDesktop
7 94 (2.60%) VMware ESX
8 62 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
9 58 (1.60%) Microsoft App-V
10 54 (1.49%) XenServer
11 22 (0.61%) UAG
11 22 (0.61%) Terminal Services
12 21 (0.58%) MetaFrame
13 20 (0.55%) VMware Server
14 19 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 18 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
16 17 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
17 14 (0.39%) vCloud
18 12 (0.33%) NFS
19 11 (0.30%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 184 (5.08%) SCCM
2 108 (2.98%) SCOM
3 53 (1.46%) Backup Exec
4 25 (0.69%) SCOrch
5 24 (0.66%) XenMobile
5 24 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
5 24 (0.66%) WSUS
5 24 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
6 21 (0.58%) Tivoli
6 21 (0.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 18 (0.50%) SCVMM
8 17 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 17 (0.47%) NetBackup
9 16 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
10 15 (0.41%) Puppet
11 13 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
12 11 (0.30%) WMI
12 11 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
13 8 (0.22%) HP SIM
13 8 (0.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 716 (19.77%) VMware
2 579 (15.99%) Citrix
3 390 (10.77%) Cisco
4 322 (8.89%) Oracle
5 191 (5.27%) HP
6 151 (4.17%) NetApp
7 126 (3.48%) IBM
8 117 (3.23%) EMC
9 92 (2.54%) Bloomberg
10 87 (2.40%) EPiServer
11 84 (2.32%) SAP
12 80 (2.21%) Juniper
13 78 (2.15%) Symantec
14 73 (2.02%) Dell
15 72 (1.99%) Reuters
16 70 (1.93%) Red Hat
17 68 (1.88%) Sitecore
18 51 (1.41%) Cognos
19 48 (1.33%) CheckPoint
20 47 (1.30%) Apple
City, London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + bonus,pension,25 days a/l
Posted: 32 minutes ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 53 minutes ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Over Time
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits+training opportunities
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + On Call
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + £4K Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Yoh Company
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Nakama
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Bluetownonline
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Connectus
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago