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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 11 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1303 1884 1563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.57% 14.89% 12.93%
As % of the Vendors category 29.79% 31.95% 28.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1154 1640 1388
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £74,100 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
4374 5896 5489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 42.20% 46.60% 45.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3773 5046 4730
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £33,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in the City of London

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 1212 (39.20%) Windows
2 1204 (38.94%) MS Excel
3 985 (31.86%) Finance
4 963 (31.14%) SQL
5 957 (30.95%) SQL Server
6 756 (24.45%) Active Directory
7 715 (23.12%) MS Office
8 629 (20.34%) .NET
9 572 (18.50%) VMware
10 509 (16.46%) ITIL
11 478 (15.46%) Microsoft Certification
12 467 (15.10%) C#
12 467 (15.10%) Agile Software Development
13 458 (14.81%) SharePoint
14 436 (14.10%) MS Exchange
15 403 (13.03%) Business Intelligence
16 394 (12.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 389 (12.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 380 (12.29%) VMware Infrastructure
19 367 (11.87%) Degree
20 365 (11.80%) Banking
21 354 (11.45%) Citrix
22 343 (11.09%) Cisco
23 337 (10.90%) Windows 7
24 326 (10.54%) ASP.NET
25 319 (10.32%) Windows Server 2008
26 308 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
27 295 (9.54%) Project Management
28 289 (9.35%) JavaScript
29 280 (9.06%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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
1 458 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 436 (14.10%) MS Exchange
3 175 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 170 (5.50%) IIS
5 135 (4.37%) Lync
6 108 (3.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 85 (2.75%) SharePoint 2010
8 84 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2013
9 60 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
10 52 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
11 51 (1.65%) Tomcat
12 47 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
12 47 (1.52%) Apache
13 42 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2003
14 37 (1.20%) SAS
15 34 (1.10%) CMS
16 27 (0.87%) WebSphere
17 21 (0.68%) Umbraco
18 17 (0.55%) Drupal
18 17 (0.55%) Documentum
Applications
1 1204 (38.94%) MS Excel
2 715 (23.12%) MS Office
3 118 (3.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 99 (3.20%) MS Visio
5 74 (2.39%) MS Project
6 31 (1.00%) PowerPivot
7 27 (0.87%) InfoPath
8 25 (0.81%) SPSS
9 8 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
10 7 (0.23%) Photoshop
11 5 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.097%) AutoCAD
12 3 (0.097%) Adobe Illustrator
13 2 (0.065%) Revit
14 1 (0.032%) FastStats
14 1 (0.032%) SketchUp
14 1 (0.032%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 170 (5.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 54 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
3 18 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
4 15 (0.49%) SAP Business One
5 14 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 13 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 12 (0.39%) Cognos Planning
8 10 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
9 5 (0.16%) Temenos T24
10 3 (0.097%) Oracle General Ledger
10 3 (0.097%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (0.097%) Cognos TM1
10 3 (0.097%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.097%) thinkFolio
10 3 (0.097%) Endur
11 2 (0.065%) Agresso
11 2 (0.065%) SAP SD
11 2 (0.065%) WebTrends
11 2 (0.065%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (0.065%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 149 (4.82%) Office 365
2 124 (4.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
4 41 (1.33%) SaaS
5 23 (0.74%) Google Analytics
6 17 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (0.55%) IaaS
6 17 (0.55%) Mimecast
7 8 (0.26%) Google Apps
7 8 (0.26%) Yammer
7 8 (0.26%) PaaS
8 7 (0.23%) OneDrive
9 5 (0.16%) Symantec.cloud
10 4 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.097%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.097%) GitHub
11 3 (0.097%) Basecamp
11 3 (0.097%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.065%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 254 (8.21%) DNS
2 227 (7.34%) SAN
3 206 (6.66%) Firewall
4 174 (5.63%) LAN
5 161 (5.21%) WAN
5 161 (5.21%) TCP/IP
6 153 (4.95%) DHCP
7 136 (4.40%) VPN
8 84 (2.72%) VoIP
9 72 (2.33%) Internet
10 52 (1.68%) VLAN
11 49 (1.58%) Network Security
12 43 (1.39%) NAS
13 41 (1.33%) Wireless
14 40 (1.29%) Intranet
15 34 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
16 33 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
17 32 (1.03%) Unified Communications
18 29 (0.94%) NetScaler
18 29 (0.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 957 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 394 (12.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 389 (12.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 274 (8.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 256 (8.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 249 (8.05%) Data Warehouse
7 142 (4.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 124 (4.01%) Relational Database
9 101 (3.27%) SQL Server 2005
10 70 (2.26%) Big Data
11 62 (2.01%) OLAP
11 62 (2.01%) RDBMS
12 51 (1.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 50 (1.62%) QlikView
14 47 (1.52%) MySQL
15 42 (1.36%) Oracle Database
16 33 (1.07%) OLAP Cube
17 32 (1.03%) Hadoop
18 31 (1.00%) MongoDB
19 27 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 162 (5.24%) Visual Studio
2 158 (5.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 46 (1.49%) JIRA
4 36 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 35 (1.13%) Subversion
6 23 (0.74%) NUnit
7 21 (0.68%) TeamCity
7 21 (0.68%) Git (software)
8 20 (0.65%) SpecFlow
9 17 (0.55%) Cucumber
10 16 (0.52%) Jenkins
10 16 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 15 (0.49%) FitNesse
11 15 (0.49%) PowerDesigner
12 12 (0.39%) MSI
12 12 (0.39%) InstallShield
12 12 (0.39%) Selenium
13 7 (0.23%) HP UFT
13 7 (0.23%) MSBuild
13 7 (0.23%) WebDriver
General
1 985 (31.86%) Finance
2 365 (11.80%) Banking
3 161 (5.21%) Marketing
4 156 (5.05%) Legal
5 128 (4.14%) Advertising
6 116 (3.75%) Retail
7 114 (3.69%) Investment Banking
8 106 (3.43%) Telecoms
9 100 (3.23%) Law
10 89 (2.88%) Front Office
11 66 (2.13%) Publishing
12 62 (2.01%) Back Office
12 62 (2.01%) Financial Institution
13 28 (0.91%) Manufacturing
14 26 (0.84%) Games
15 22 (0.71%) Billing
16 15 (0.49%) Electronics
17 10 (0.32%) French Language
18 9 (0.29%) International Banking
19 8 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 769 (24.87%) Analyst
2 600 (19.40%) Developer
3 306 (9.90%) Support Analyst
4 252 (8.15%) Consultant
5 189 (6.11%) Architect
6 163 (5.27%) Administrator
7 130 (4.20%) Support Engineer
8 129 (4.17%) Business Analyst
9 123 (3.98%) Desktop Support
10 116 (3.75%) .NET Developer
11 100 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 97 (3.14%) DBA
13 92 (2.98%) Senior Developer
14 89 (2.88%) Service Analyst
15 86 (2.78%) Applications Support
16 85 (2.75%) 2nd Line Support
17 83 (2.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 80 (2.59%) Service Desk Analyst
19 78 (2.52%) Technical Support
19 78 (2.52%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 629 (20.34%) .NET
2 326 (10.54%) ASP.NET
3 275 (8.89%) HTML
4 201 (6.50%) CSS
5 191 (6.18%) jQuery
6 169 (5.47%) XML
7 126 (4.08%) Web Services
8 111 (3.59%) .NET Framework
9 101 (3.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 88 (2.85%) HTML5
11 86 (2.78%) Ajax
11 86 (2.78%) WCF
12 57 (1.84%) AngularJS
13 56 (1.81%) WPF
14 50 (1.62%) Silverlight
15 47 (1.52%) MDX
16 45 (1.46%) XSLT
16 45 (1.46%) CSS3
17 39 (1.26%) JSON
18 37 (1.20%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 308 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
2 201 (6.50%) Blackberry
3 152 (4.92%) Management Information System
4 142 (4.59%) Computer Science
5 140 (4.53%) Data Centre
6 103 (3.33%) Replication
7 90 (2.91%) Clustering
8 63 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
9 59 (1.91%) Video Conferencing
10 54 (1.75%) Mathematics
11 51 (1.65%) Statistics
11 51 (1.65%) User Experience
12 49 (1.58%) Hedge funds
13 43 (1.39%) Thin Client
13 43 (1.39%) Fat Client
14 40 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 38 (1.23%) Client/Server
15 38 (1.23%) Fixed Income
15 38 (1.23%) Kindle
15 38 (1.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1212 (39.20%) Windows
2 337 (10.90%) Windows 7
3 319 (10.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 274 (8.86%) Linux
5 240 (7.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 175 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 121 (3.91%) Windows XP
8 108 (3.49%) Windows 8
9 84 (2.72%) UNIX
10 53 (1.71%) Android
11 52 (1.68%) Apple iOS
12 47 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 38 (1.23%) Windows Vista
14 37 (1.20%) Debian
15 22 (0.71%) Mac OS X
16 21 (0.68%) CentOS
17 17 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
18 14 (0.45%) Solaris
19 12 (0.39%) Mac OS
20 11 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 509 (16.46%) ITIL
2 467 (15.10%) Agile Software Development
3 403 (13.03%) Business Intelligence
4 295 (9.54%) Project Management
5 272 (8.80%) CRM
6 219 (7.08%) MVC
7 183 (5.92%) ETL
8 175 (5.66%) Service Management
9 153 (4.95%) Service Delivery
9 153 (4.95%) SDLC
10 135 (4.37%) Scrum
11 133 (4.30%) Analytics
12 128 (4.14%) TDD
13 127 (4.11%) Migration
13 127 (4.11%) Business Analysis
14 108 (3.49%) PRINCE2
15 106 (3.43%) Disaster Recovery
16 105 (3.40%) Change Management
17 104 (3.36%) Time Management
18 103 (3.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 963 (31.14%) SQL
2 467 (15.10%) C#
3 289 (9.35%) JavaScript
4 280 (9.06%) T-SQL
5 188 (6.08%) PowerShell
6 136 (4.40%) Java
7 90 (2.91%) VBA
8 76 (2.46%) VB
9 70 (2.26%) C
10 40 (1.29%) C++
11 34 (1.10%) PHP
12 29 (0.94%) VB.NET
13 28 (0.91%) VBScript
13 28 (0.91%) Perl
14 27 (0.87%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 22 (0.71%) Python
16 14 (0.45%) XQuery
17 13 (0.42%) Bash Shell
18 11 (0.36%) VB6
18 11 (0.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 478 (15.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 367 (11.87%) Degree
3 266 (8.60%) MCSE
4 127 (4.11%) MCITP
5 118 (3.82%) MCP
6 111 (3.59%) Cisco Certification
7 88 (2.85%) CCNA
8 78 (2.52%) MCSA
9 75 (2.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 64 (2.07%) Security Cleared
11 53 (1.71%) MCTS
12 48 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
13 44 (1.42%) Citrix Certification
14 42 (1.36%) CCA
14 42 (1.36%) CCNP
15 33 (1.07%) SC Cleared
16 26 (0.84%) ISEB
17 21 (0.68%) MOS
18 20 (0.65%) CISSP
18 20 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (5.05%) SLA
2 119 (3.85%) QA
3 42 (1.36%) ISO 9001
4 27 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 19 (0.61%) COBIT
7 12 (0.39%) PCI DSS
8 11 (0.36%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.16%) Solvency II
9 5 (0.16%) EMIR
9 5 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
9 5 (0.16%) MiFID
10 3 (0.097%) BS25999
10 3 (0.097%) BS7799
10 3 (0.097%) P3O
10 3 (0.097%) PMBOK
11 2 (0.065%) Basel II
12 1 (0.032%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.032%) COREP
12 1 (0.032%) FINREP
System Software
1 756 (24.45%) Active Directory
2 380 (12.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 216 (6.99%) Hyper-V
4 135 (4.37%) XenApp
5 92 (2.98%) vSphere
6 75 (2.43%) XenDesktop
7 53 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
8 51 (1.65%) VMware ESX
9 49 (1.58%) Microsoft App-V
10 30 (0.97%) Terminal Services
11 25 (0.81%) Xen
12 23 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
12 23 (0.74%) VMware Server
13 19 (0.61%) XenServer
14 18 (0.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 17 (0.55%) vCloud
16 14 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 13 (0.42%) NFS
18 11 (0.36%) EMC RecoverPoint
19 10 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 168 (5.43%) SCCM
2 90 (2.91%) SCOM
3 33 (1.07%) Tivoli
4 27 (0.87%) Puppet
5 26 (0.84%) Backup Exec
6 25 (0.81%) NetBackup
7 19 (0.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 19 (0.61%) AirWatch
8 17 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
8 17 (0.55%) Nagios
9 15 (0.49%) SCVMM
10 14 (0.45%) WSUS
10 14 (0.45%) SCOrch
11 12 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 10 (0.32%) ZABBIX
13 9 (0.29%) Cacti
13 9 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
14 8 (0.26%) Windows Intune
14 8 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
14 8 (0.26%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 572 (18.50%) VMware
2 354 (11.45%) Citrix
3 343 (11.09%) Cisco
4 231 (7.47%) Oracle
5 153 (4.95%) HP
6 108 (3.49%) IBM
6 108 (3.49%) NetApp
7 99 (3.20%) SAP
8 85 (2.75%) Bloomberg
9 73 (2.36%) Red Hat
10 72 (2.33%) Apple
11 71 (2.30%) EMC
12 69 (2.23%) Symantec
13 68 (2.20%) Reuters
14 66 (2.13%) Avaya
15 65 (2.10%) ServiceNow
16 58 (1.88%) Cognos
17 51 (1.65%) Google
18 49 (1.58%) Business Objects
18 49 (1.58%) Dell
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