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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 9 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 964 1622 1722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.65% 15.37% 13.87%
As % of the Vendors category 32.80% 32.25% 30.12%
Number of salaries quoted 861 1421 1550
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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
2939 5030 5717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.63% 47.66% 46.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2586 4248 4910
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,950 £33,150 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 28 April 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in the City of London

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 802 (40.77%) MS Excel
2 756 (38.43%) Finance
3 728 (37.01%) SQL Server
4 704 (35.79%) Windows
5 638 (32.44%) SQL
6 451 (22.93%) .NET
7 450 (22.88%) Active Directory
8 413 (21.00%) MS Office
9 378 (19.22%) ITIL
10 367 (18.66%) C#
11 357 (18.15%) Agile Software Development
12 342 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 320 (16.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 318 (16.17%) VMware
15 299 (15.20%) Windows Server
16 285 (14.49%) Business Intelligence
17 277 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
18 259 (13.17%) Microsoft Certification
19 253 (12.86%) Banking
20 249 (12.66%) Degree
21 234 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
22 231 (11.74%) SharePoint
23 228 (11.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 205 (10.42%) JavaScript
24 205 (10.42%) Citrix
25 204 (10.37%) MS Exchange
26 201 (10.22%) ASP.NET
27 198 (10.07%) T-SQL
28 193 (9.81%) Windows 7
29 192 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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
1 231 (11.74%) SharePoint
2 204 (10.37%) MS Exchange
3 156 (7.93%) IIS
4 76 (3.86%) SharePoint 2013
5 70 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 67 (3.41%) SharePoint 2010
7 46 (2.34%) CMS
7 46 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2013
8 44 (2.24%) Skype for Business
9 38 (1.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 29 (1.47%) Tomcat
11 28 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
11 28 (1.42%) WebSphere
12 27 (1.37%) Node.js
12 27 (1.37%) WebLogic
13 26 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
14 23 (1.17%) JBoss
15 22 (1.12%) Apache
16 20 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
17 19 (0.97%) SAS
Applications
1 802 (40.77%) MS Excel
2 413 (21.00%) MS Office
3 107 (5.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 71 (3.61%) MS Project
5 48 (2.44%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.51%) InfoPath
7 7 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.36%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.25%) SPSS
9 4 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.10%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.10%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.051%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 105 (5.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (1.58%) Dynamics AX
3 18 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.51%) SAP Business One
5 7 (0.36%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 6 (0.31%) Markit EDM
7 5 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 5 (0.25%) Visualfiles
8 4 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
8 4 (0.20%) Eloqua
8 4 (0.20%) SAP BPC
8 4 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.15%) Advent Geneva
9 3 (0.15%) Magento
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.15%) Primavera
9 3 (0.15%) thinkFolio
10 2 (0.10%) Maximo
10 2 (0.10%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 118 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 108 (5.49%) Office 365
3 77 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
4 62 (3.15%) SaaS
5 23 (1.17%) IaaS
6 21 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (0.92%) PaaS
8 8 (0.41%) Mimecast
9 7 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.25%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.20%) Dropbox
11 4 (0.20%) Responsys
12 3 (0.15%) Google Apps
12 3 (0.15%) SoftLayer
13 2 (0.10%) GitHub
14 1 (0.051%) Adobe Analytics
14 1 (0.051%) Google App Engine
14 1 (0.051%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 159 (8.08%) DNS
2 137 (6.96%) Firewall
3 109 (5.54%) LAN
4 91 (4.63%) DHCP
5 88 (4.47%) WAN
6 87 (4.42%) SAN
7 84 (4.27%) VPN
8 75 (3.81%) TCP/IP
9 71 (3.61%) Internet
10 55 (2.80%) Intranet
11 43 (2.19%) VoIP
12 32 (1.63%) NAS
13 31 (1.58%) NetScaler
14 28 (1.42%) IP Telephony
15 26 (1.32%) VLAN
16 24 (1.22%) MPLS
17 23 (1.17%) Unified Communications
18 21 (1.07%) HTTP
19 19 (0.97%) BGP
19 19 (0.97%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 728 (37.01%) SQL Server
2 342 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 320 (16.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 234 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 228 (11.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 174 (8.85%) Data Warehouse
7 152 (7.73%) SQL Server 2012
8 104 (5.29%) Relational Database
9 76 (3.86%) Big Data
10 59 (3.00%) SQL Server 2014
11 58 (2.95%) SQL Server 2005
12 54 (2.75%) Hadoop
13 51 (2.59%) RDBMS
14 46 (2.34%) OLAP
15 44 (2.24%) QlikView
16 43 (2.19%) NoSQL
17 41 (2.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 38 (1.93%) Power BI
19 33 (1.68%) MySQL
20 28 (1.42%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 105 (5.34%) Visual Studio
2 93 (4.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 51 (2.59%) Jenkins
4 41 (2.08%) NUnit
5 40 (2.03%) JIRA
6 37 (1.88%) Git (software)
6 37 (1.88%) Subversion
7 29 (1.47%) TeamCity
8 25 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 18 (0.92%) Selenium
10 17 (0.86%) Eclipse
10 17 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
10 17 (0.86%) SpecFlow
11 16 (0.81%) FitNesse
12 13 (0.66%) ProC
13 12 (0.61%) Cucumber
14 10 (0.51%) JBehave
14 10 (0.51%) MSBuild
15 9 (0.46%) MSTest
16 8 (0.41%) NMock
General
1 756 (38.43%) Finance
2 253 (12.86%) Banking
3 124 (6.30%) Legal
4 117 (5.95%) Marketing
5 105 (5.34%) Law
6 104 (5.29%) Advertising
7 97 (4.93%) Retail
8 71 (3.61%) Telecoms
9 61 (3.10%) Investment Banking
10 48 (2.44%) Front Office
11 47 (2.39%) Back Office
12 45 (2.29%) Financial Institution
13 23 (1.17%) Manufacturing
14 20 (1.02%) Publishing
15 11 (0.56%) Billing
16 9 (0.46%) Games
17 8 (0.41%) German Language
17 8 (0.41%) Japanese Language
18 7 (0.36%) Automotive
19 6 (0.31%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 490 (24.91%) Analyst
2 462 (23.49%) Developer
3 172 (8.74%) Support Analyst
4 117 (5.95%) Senior Developer
5 108 (5.49%) C# Developer
6 107 (5.44%) .NET Developer
7 101 (5.13%) Architect
8 95 (4.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 94 (4.78%) DBA
9 94 (4.78%) Support Engineer
10 92 (4.68%) SQL Developer
11 91 (4.63%) Administrator
12 90 (4.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 90 (4.58%) Service Analyst
13 84 (4.27%) Consultant
14 83 (4.22%) SQL DBA
15 80 (4.07%) C# .NET Developer
16 79 (4.02%) Project Manager
17 75 (3.81%) Applications Support
18 69 (3.51%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 451 (22.93%) .NET
2 201 (10.22%) ASP.NET
3 164 (8.34%) HTML
4 123 (6.25%) CSS
5 121 (6.15%) jQuery
6 94 (4.78%) XML
7 90 (4.58%) .NET Framework
7 90 (4.58%) Web Services
8 81 (4.12%) MDX
9 71 (3.61%) HTML5
10 59 (3.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 58 (2.95%) AngularJS
12 57 (2.90%) Ajax
13 56 (2.85%) WCF
14 48 (2.44%) Entity Framework
15 43 (2.19%) ASP.NET Web API
16 39 (1.98%) CSS3
17 38 (1.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 31 (1.58%) LINQ
19 25 (1.27%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 277 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
2 116 (5.90%) Blackberry
3 94 (4.78%) Management Information System
4 84 (4.27%) Computer Science
5 83 (4.22%) Data Centre
6 67 (3.41%) Replication
7 65 (3.30%) Clustering
8 61 (3.10%) Mathematics
9 45 (2.29%) User Experience
10 42 (2.14%) Fintech
10 42 (2.14%) Hedge funds
11 40 (2.03%) Client/Server
11 40 (2.03%) iPhone
12 37 (1.88%) Visualisation
13 34 (1.73%) SWIFT
14 33 (1.68%) Data Integration
15 29 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
16 28 (1.42%) Credit Risk
16 28 (1.42%) Reinsurance
17 23 (1.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 704 (35.79%) Windows
2 299 (15.20%) Windows Server
3 193 (9.81%) Windows 7
4 184 (9.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 161 (8.19%) Linux
6 135 (6.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 119 (6.05%) Unix
8 67 (3.41%) Windows 8
9 56 (2.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 44 (2.24%) Android
11 33 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 23 (1.17%) Windows 10
13 15 (0.76%) Windows XP
14 14 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
15 12 (0.61%) Solaris
16 11 (0.56%) Apple iOS
16 11 (0.56%) Windows Phone
17 7 (0.36%) Mac OS X
17 7 (0.36%) Ubuntu
18 6 (0.31%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (19.22%) ITIL
2 357 (18.15%) Agile Software Development
3 285 (14.49%) Business Intelligence
4 182 (9.25%) Project Management
5 173 (8.80%) ETL
6 167 (8.49%) CRM
7 159 (8.08%) MVC
8 135 (6.86%) SDLC
9 125 (6.35%) PRINCE2
10 124 (6.30%) Change Management
11 122 (6.20%) Data Analysis
12 116 (5.90%) Migration
13 107 (5.44%) Service Management
14 94 (4.78%) Data Modelling
15 93 (4.73%) Analytics
16 91 (4.63%) User Acceptance Testing
17 90 (4.58%) Business Analysis
17 90 (4.58%) Data Management
18 89 (4.52%) Stakeholder Management
19 87 (4.42%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 638 (32.44%) SQL
2 367 (18.66%) C#
3 205 (10.42%) JavaScript
4 198 (10.07%) T-SQL
5 135 (6.86%) PowerShell
6 116 (5.90%) Java
7 74 (3.76%) VB
8 66 (3.36%) Python
9 51 (2.59%) C
10 44 (2.24%) Ruby
11 41 (2.08%) VBA
12 32 (1.63%) C++
12 32 (1.63%) Shell Script
13 31 (1.58%) Bash Shell
14 22 (1.12%) VB.NET
15 20 (1.02%) XPath
16 18 (0.92%) PHP
16 18 (0.92%) VBScript
17 17 (0.86%) Perl
18 16 (0.81%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 259 (13.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 249 (12.66%) Degree
3 118 (6.00%) MCSE
4 89 (4.52%) Cisco Certification
5 81 (4.12%) MCSA
6 73 (3.71%) MCITP
6 73 (3.71%) MCP
7 65 (3.30%) CCNA
8 47 (2.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 45 (2.29%) Citrix Certification
10 35 (1.78%) MCTS
11 32 (1.63%) CCNP
12 27 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
13 26 (1.32%) PMI Certification
14 25 (1.27%) CCA
15 23 (1.17%) ISTQB
16 21 (1.07%) Security Cleared
17 20 (1.02%) MCDBA
18 19 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 19 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (6.10%) SLA
2 80 (4.07%) QA
3 25 (1.27%) Data Quality
4 20 (1.02%) Solvency II
5 14 (0.71%) SDET
6 13 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (0.51%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.36%) P3O
9 5 (0.25%) COBIT
10 4 (0.20%) EMIR
10 4 (0.20%) MiFID
11 3 (0.15%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.15%) ISO19770
11 3 (0.15%) ISO22301
12 2 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
12 2 (0.10%) ISO15022
12 2 (0.10%) ISO20022
13 1 (0.051%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 450 (22.88%) Active Directory
2 192 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (4.58%) Hyper-V
4 82 (4.17%) XenApp
5 57 (2.90%) vSphere
6 45 (2.29%) XenDesktop
7 41 (2.08%) VMware ESX
8 37 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
9 27 (1.37%) XenServer
10 19 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
10 19 (0.97%) Xen
11 14 (0.71%) NFS
12 13 (0.66%) Terminal Server
13 11 (0.56%) Docker
14 8 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 7 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 7 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
16 6 (0.31%) Corosync
16 6 (0.31%) vCloud
17 5 (0.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 145 (7.37%) SCCM
2 73 (3.71%) SCOM
3 48 (2.44%) Puppet
4 39 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (1.27%) Tivoli
6 21 (1.07%) Ansible
7 20 (1.02%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 16 (0.81%) Cobbler
9 14 (0.71%) Salt
9 14 (0.71%) Terraform
10 13 (0.66%) Backup Exec
10 13 (0.66%) EnCase
10 13 (0.66%) FTK
10 13 (0.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 10 (0.51%) Nagios
11 10 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
12 9 (0.46%) WSUS
13 8 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
13 8 (0.41%) SCOrch
14 7 (0.36%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 318 (16.17%) VMware
2 205 (10.42%) Citrix
3 170 (8.64%) Cisco
4 131 (6.66%) Oracle
5 72 (3.66%) HP
6 59 (3.00%) SAP
7 54 (2.75%) Tableau
8 53 (2.69%) Bloomberg
9 38 (1.93%) NetApp
9 38 (1.93%) Reuters
10 36 (1.83%) EPiServer
10 36 (1.83%) Red Hat
11 31 (1.58%) Dell
11 31 (1.58%) Symantec
12 30 (1.53%) IBM
13 27 (1.37%) EMC
14 23 (1.17%) Avaya
15 21 (1.07%) iManage
16 19 (0.97%) Juniper
16 19 (0.97%) Sitecore
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Montash
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £90,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £53,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-£65,000 (Plus Fantastic Package)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £55000.00 - £67500.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Core Bens + Flexi Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sage UK Limited
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Metaskil
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum c£40k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Pension and Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £70,000 + strong package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45K-£70k plus attractive benefits, 30 days holiday and extensive care
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £100,000 + bonus + healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000-£85,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Yoh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Web Financial Group
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Advantage XPO
Salary: Negotiable + Car/Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago