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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1850 1570 1668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.80% 13.07% 12.79%
As % of the Vendors category 33.96% 29.18% 27.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1556 1419 1523
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
5448 5381 6008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 46.54% 44.80% 46.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4536 4740 5460
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 £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 1407 (37.94%) MS Excel
2 1369 (36.92%) Windows
3 1353 (36.49%) SQL Server
4 1330 (35.87%) Finance
5 1213 (32.71%) SQL
6 1018 (27.45%) .NET
7 836 (22.55%) Active Directory
8 826 (22.28%) C#
9 684 (18.45%) MS Office
10 632 (17.04%) VMware
11 593 (15.99%) Degree
12 569 (15.35%) SharePoint
13 563 (15.18%) Microsoft Certification
14 535 (14.43%) ITIL
15 527 (14.21%) MS Exchange
16 522 (14.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 507 (13.67%) Citrix
18 497 (13.40%) ASP.NET
19 484 (13.05%) Business Intelligence
20 468 (12.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 442 (11.92%) SQL Server 2008
22 422 (11.38%) Windows Server 2008
23 406 (10.95%) VMware Infrastructure
24 381 (10.28%) JavaScript
25 373 (10.06%) Banking
26 366 (9.87%) T-SQL
27 359 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
28 356 (9.60%) HTML
29 354 (9.55%) Cisco
30 353 (9.52%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 569 (15.35%) SharePoint
2 527 (14.21%) MS Exchange
3 247 (6.66%) IIS
4 220 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 149 (4.02%) Lync
6 110 (2.97%) SharePoint 2010
7 109 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
8 105 (2.83%) CMS
9 103 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 92 (2.48%) BizTalk Server
11 75 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2007
12 73 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
13 62 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
14 47 (1.27%) Tomcat
15 41 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
16 39 (1.05%) IBM Notes
17 36 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
18 31 (0.84%) WebSphere
19 29 (0.78%) SAS
20 26 (0.70%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1407 (37.94%) MS Excel
2 684 (18.45%) MS Office
3 154 (4.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 129 (3.48%) MS Visio
5 89 (2.40%) MS Project
6 22 (0.59%) PowerPivot
7 18 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 18 (0.49%) Photoshop
8 12 (0.32%) InfoPath
9 11 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (0.19%) InDesign
11 5 (0.13%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.054%) SPSS
12 2 (0.054%) FastStats
13 1 (0.027%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.027%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.027%) Vensim
Business Applications
1 198 (5.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 69 (1.86%) Dynamics AX
3 25 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
4 14 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 14 (0.38%) SAP Business One
4 14 (0.38%) Google Analytics
4 14 (0.38%) Markit EDM
5 13 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
6 10 (0.27%) WebTrends
7 8 (0.22%) Maximo
8 7 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (0.19%) Magento
9 6 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
9 6 (0.16%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
9 6 (0.16%) Advent Moxy
9 6 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
9 6 (0.16%) SAP CRM
10 5 (0.13%) LatentZero
10 5 (0.13%) Agresso
10 5 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 112 (3.02%) Office 365
2 95 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 66 (1.78%) SaaS
4 43 (1.16%) PaaS
5 34 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
5 34 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
6 28 (0.76%) IaaS
7 7 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
9 3 (0.081%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.054%) GitHub
11 1 (0.027%) MailChimp
11 1 (0.027%) Pure360
11 1 (0.027%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.027%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.027%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 259 (6.98%) DNS
2 239 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 218 (5.88%) SAN
4 212 (5.72%) LAN
5 197 (5.31%) Firewall
6 176 (4.75%) DHCP
7 175 (4.72%) WAN
8 126 (3.40%) Internet
9 111 (2.99%) Intranet
10 105 (2.83%) VPN
11 81 (2.18%) VoIP
12 64 (1.73%) NetScaler
13 54 (1.46%) Cisco ASA
14 51 (1.38%) Unified Communications
15 50 (1.35%) NAS
16 41 (1.11%) IP Telephony
17 40 (1.08%) Wireless
18 33 (0.89%) HTTP
19 26 (0.70%) SSL
20 24 (0.65%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1353 (36.49%) SQL Server
2 522 (14.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 468 (12.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 442 (11.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 359 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 312 (8.41%) Data Warehouse
7 162 (4.37%) SQL Server 2012
8 161 (4.34%) SQL Server 2005
9 112 (3.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 105 (2.83%) Relational Database
11 98 (2.64%) OLAP
12 82 (2.21%) MySQL
13 64 (1.73%) Big Data
14 59 (1.59%) Oracle Database
15 46 (1.24%) RDBMS
16 45 (1.21%) MS Access
17 41 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
17 41 (1.11%) NoSQL
18 39 (1.05%) MongoDB
19 37 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 287 (7.74%) Visual Studio
2 186 (5.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 79 (2.13%) Subversion
4 50 (1.35%) JIRA
5 48 (1.29%) NUnit
6 32 (0.86%) Git (software)
7 31 (0.84%) SpecFlow
8 30 (0.81%) TeamCity
8 30 (0.81%) ERwin
9 29 (0.78%) MSI
10 28 (0.76%) Selenium
11 27 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 26 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 23 (0.62%) Jenkins
14 22 (0.59%) QuickTest Pro
15 19 (0.51%) Eclipse
15 19 (0.51%) MSBuild
16 18 (0.49%) Cucumber
17 14 (0.38%) Bugzilla
18 13 (0.35%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1330 (35.87%) Finance
2 373 (10.06%) Banking
3 278 (7.50%) Advertising
4 210 (5.66%) Marketing
5 115 (3.10%) Telecoms
6 113 (3.05%) Retail
7 110 (2.97%) Legal
8 102 (2.75%) Law
9 101 (2.72%) Investment Banking
10 80 (2.16%) Front Office
11 74 (2.00%) Financial Institution
12 68 (1.83%) Back Office
13 33 (0.89%) Manufacturing
14 28 (0.76%) Games
15 21 (0.57%) Publishing
16 15 (0.40%) Billing
16 15 (0.40%) Electronics
17 11 (0.30%) German Language
18 10 (0.27%) French Language
19 9 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 895 (24.14%) Developer
2 752 (20.28%) Analyst
3 281 (7.58%) Consultant
4 249 (6.72%) Support Analyst
5 240 (6.47%) Architect
6 211 (5.69%) .NET Developer
7 201 (5.42%) Support Engineer
8 181 (4.88%) Senior Developer
9 148 (3.99%) C# Developer
10 146 (3.94%) Administrator
11 143 (3.86%) Business Analyst
12 114 (3.07%) Applications Support
13 108 (2.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 106 (2.86%) SQL Developer
15 103 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 88 (2.37%) Service Analyst
17 86 (2.32%) C# .NET Developer
18 85 (2.29%) IT Support
19 83 (2.24%) Team Leader
20 81 (2.18%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1018 (27.45%) .NET
2 497 (13.40%) ASP.NET
3 356 (9.60%) HTML
4 305 (8.23%) CSS
5 267 (7.20%) Web Services
6 264 (7.12%) jQuery
7 258 (6.96%) XML
8 220 (5.93%) .NET Framework
9 207 (5.58%) WCF
10 198 (5.34%) ASP.NET MVC
11 141 (3.80%) HTML5
12 132 (3.56%) Ajax
13 90 (2.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 89 (2.40%) WPF
15 86 (2.32%) MDX
16 75 (2.02%) COM
17 68 (1.83%) ASP.NET MVC 3
18 66 (1.78%) SOAP
18 66 (1.78%) XSLT
19 65 (1.75%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 250 (6.74%) Computer Science
2 201 (5.42%) Blackberry
3 157 (4.23%) Clustering
4 108 (2.91%) Management Information System
5 93 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
6 73 (1.97%) Derivative
7 61 (1.65%) Hedge funds
8 59 (1.59%) Replication
9 58 (1.56%) Social Media
10 53 (1.43%) Client/Server
11 52 (1.40%) Mathematics
12 48 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 43 (1.16%) Statistics
14 41 (1.11%) Equities
15 37 (1.00%) iPhone
16 36 (0.97%) Mobile App
17 35 (0.94%) Open Source
18 34 (0.92%) Fixed Income
18 34 (0.92%) Data Integration
19 31 (0.84%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 1369 (36.92%) Windows
2 422 (11.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 353 (9.52%) Windows 7
4 292 (7.87%) Linux
5 259 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 231 (6.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 139 (3.75%) Windows XP
7 139 (3.75%) UNIX
8 94 (2.54%) Windows 8
9 75 (2.02%) Android
10 58 (1.56%) Solaris
11 57 (1.54%) Apple iOS
12 53 (1.43%) AIX
13 38 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 25 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
15 23 (0.62%) Mac OS X
16 21 (0.57%) Windows Vista
17 16 (0.43%) Windows 2000
18 11 (0.30%) Mac OS
19 8 (0.22%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 535 (14.43%) ITIL
2 484 (13.05%) Business Intelligence
3 343 (9.25%) Project Management
4 312 (8.41%) MVC
5 300 (8.09%) Agile Software Development
6 295 (7.96%) CRM
7 236 (6.36%) Scrum
8 227 (6.12%) OO
9 217 (5.85%) ETL
10 176 (4.75%) Change Management
11 159 (4.29%) Web Development
12 155 (4.18%) E-Commerce
13 148 (3.99%) TDD
14 141 (3.80%) Asset Management
15 134 (3.61%) Data Modelling
16 132 (3.56%) Business Analysis
17 126 (3.40%) Unit Testing
18 122 (3.29%) Migration
19 121 (3.26%) SOA
20 120 (3.24%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1213 (32.71%) SQL
2 826 (22.28%) C#
3 381 (10.28%) JavaScript
4 366 (9.87%) T-SQL
5 282 (7.61%) PowerShell
6 254 (6.85%) Java
7 162 (4.37%) VB
8 114 (3.07%) VBA
9 102 (2.75%) VBScript
10 89 (2.40%) VB.NET
11 65 (1.75%) C++
12 53 (1.43%) PHP
13 51 (1.38%) C
14 47 (1.27%) Perl
15 32 (0.86%) Python
16 30 (0.81%) Ruby
17 26 (0.70%) PL/SQL
18 19 (0.51%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
19 14 (0.38%) XPath
20 13 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 593 (15.99%) Degree
2 563 (15.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 263 (7.09%) MCSE
4 172 (4.64%) MCITP
5 121 (3.26%) MCSA
6 109 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
7 102 (2.75%) MCP
8 80 (2.16%) MCTS
9 72 (1.94%) CCNA
10 63 (1.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 50 (1.35%) Security Cleared
12 42 (1.13%) ISEB
13 41 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
14 37 (1.00%) Citrix Certification
15 36 (0.97%) MCSD
16 33 (0.89%) CCNP
16 33 (0.89%) SC Cleared
17 27 (0.73%) MCAD
18 20 (0.54%) CCA
18 20 (0.54%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 192 (5.18%) QA
2 138 (3.72%) SLA
3 23 (0.62%) ISO 9001
4 21 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.32%) COBIT
6 11 (0.30%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.24%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.24%) TickIT
8 8 (0.22%) EMIR
8 8 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
9 5 (0.13%) Basel III
10 4 (0.11%) CRD IV
10 4 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.11%) WCAG
11 3 (0.081%) COREP
12 2 (0.054%) MiFID
12 2 (0.054%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.027%) Dublin Core
13 1 (0.027%) Section 508
13 1 (0.027%) GPG13
System Software
1 836 (22.55%) Active Directory
2 406 (10.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 169 (4.56%) XenApp
4 162 (4.37%) Hyper-V
5 113 (3.05%) vSphere
6 106 (2.86%) VMware ESX
7 101 (2.72%) XenDesktop
8 67 (1.81%) Microsoft App-V
9 51 (1.38%) XenServer
10 28 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
11 26 (0.70%) UAG
11 26 (0.70%) MetaFrame
12 19 (0.51%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 17 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
14 16 (0.43%) Terminal Services
15 14 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 13 (0.35%) ISA Server
17 12 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 11 (0.30%) Sendmail
18 11 (0.30%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 210 (5.66%) SCCM
2 90 (2.43%) SCOM
3 47 (1.27%) Backup Exec
4 45 (1.21%) WSUS
5 34 (0.92%) NetBackup
6 29 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 27 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
8 24 (0.65%) Puppet
8 24 (0.65%) Tivoli
9 18 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
10 17 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
11 11 (0.30%) Control-M
11 11 (0.30%) Nagios
11 11 (0.30%) XenMobile
12 10 (0.27%) Windows Intune
12 10 (0.27%) MAILsweeper
12 10 (0.27%) SCVMM
13 9 (0.24%) SCOrch
14 7 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
14 7 (0.19%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 632 (17.04%) VMware
2 507 (13.67%) Citrix
3 354 (9.55%) Cisco
4 351 (9.47%) Oracle
5 158 (4.26%) HP
6 128 (3.45%) IBM
6 128 (3.45%) SAP
7 124 (3.34%) NetApp
8 104 (2.80%) EMC
9 95 (2.56%) Symantec
10 86 (2.32%) Business Objects
11 78 (2.10%) Cognos
12 71 (1.91%) EPiServer
13 63 (1.70%) Adobe
13 63 (1.70%) Apple
14 61 (1.65%) Bloomberg
15 60 (1.62%) Dell
16 48 (1.29%) Red Hat
17 46 (1.24%) Reuters
18 45 (1.21%) Lotus
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + holidays + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £13000 - £25000 per annum + excellent training
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + More
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Exponential-e
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 20% bonus, 10 % pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Vadis People
Salary: circ 55k - 65k + good benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 to £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + great company!
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare, Pension & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday