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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 5 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1048 1787 1443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.70% 17.21% 13.68%
As % of the Vendors category 35.83% 35.60% 29.93%
Number of salaries quoted 939 1585 1311
Average salary £55,000 £49,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.24% +1.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,522 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -
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
2925 5019 4822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 43.82% 48.32% 45.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2594 4348 4163
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 12 February 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 12 February 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.

1 838 (40.64%) MS Excel
2 796 (38.60%) Finance
3 756 (36.66%) Windows
4 719 (34.87%) SQL Server
5 636 (30.84%) SQL
6 472 (22.89%) Active Directory
7 431 (20.90%) .NET
8 419 (20.32%) MS Office
9 364 (17.65%) C#
10 358 (17.36%) Agile Software Development
11 337 (16.34%) ITIL
12 326 (15.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 316 (15.32%) Windows Server
14 312 (15.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 307 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
16 301 (14.60%) VMware
17 289 (14.02%) Banking
18 280 (13.58%) Microsoft Certification
19 274 (13.29%) Degree
20 256 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
21 253 (12.27%) SQL Server 2008
22 234 (11.35%) Windows 7
23 217 (10.52%) Windows Server 2008
23 217 (10.52%) Citrix
24 212 (10.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 210 (10.18%) MS Exchange
26 197 (9.55%) VMware Infrastructure
27 189 (9.17%) Project Management
28 186 (9.02%) SharePoint
28 186 (9.02%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 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
1 210 (10.18%) MS Exchange
2 186 (9.02%) SharePoint
3 123 (5.97%) IIS
4 71 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 64 (3.10%) Skype for Business
6 61 (2.96%) SharePoint 2013
7 55 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 49 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
9 41 (1.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 35 (1.70%) CMS
11 34 (1.65%) Node.js
12 33 (1.60%) Tomcat
13 30 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
14 27 (1.31%) IBM Notes
15 23 (1.12%) JBoss
16 22 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2003
16 22 (1.07%) SAS
17 19 (0.92%) WebLogic
18 18 (0.87%) Umbraco
19 16 (0.78%) Apache
Applications
1 838 (40.64%) MS Excel
2 419 (20.32%) MS Office
3 122 (5.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 57 (2.76%) MS Project
5 52 (2.52%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.68%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.29%) SPSS
8 5 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.19%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.15%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.097%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.097%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (0.097%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.048%) EViews
12 1 (0.048%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 93 (4.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
3 17 (0.82%) SAP Business One
4 12 (0.58%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.24%) thinkFolio
6 4 (0.19%) SAP BPC
6 4 (0.19%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.19%) Visualfiles
7 3 (0.15%) Advent Geneva
7 3 (0.15%) LatentZero
7 3 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.15%) Primavera
7 3 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.097%) Magento
8 2 (0.097%) MoSes
8 2 (0.097%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 120 (5.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 115 (5.58%) Office 365
3 47 (2.28%) SaaS
4 43 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (0.73%) IaaS
7 14 (0.68%) PaaS
8 13 (0.63%) Google Analytics
9 6 (0.29%) Mimecast
10 5 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.24%) Dropbox
10 5 (0.24%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
11 3 (0.15%) GitHub
11 3 (0.15%) SoftLayer
12 2 (0.097%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.097%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.097%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.048%) Rackspace Cloud
13 1 (0.048%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 147 (7.13%) DNS
2 128 (6.21%) Firewall
3 115 (5.58%) LAN
4 107 (5.19%) TCP/IP
5 93 (4.51%) SAN
6 89 (4.32%) DHCP
7 85 (4.12%) VPN
8 82 (3.98%) WAN
9 76 (3.69%) Internet
10 52 (2.52%) VoIP
11 36 (1.75%) NAS
11 36 (1.75%) VLAN
12 30 (1.45%) Intranet
12 30 (1.45%) Wireless
13 29 (1.41%) IP Telephony
14 26 (1.26%) SSL
15 22 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
15 22 (1.07%) Unified Communications
16 20 (0.97%) Cisco IOS
17 19 (0.92%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 719 (34.87%) SQL Server
2 326 (15.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 312 (15.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 253 (12.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 212 (10.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 176 (8.54%) Data Warehouse
7 143 (6.94%) SQL Server 2012
8 106 (5.14%) Relational Database
9 78 (3.78%) Big Data
10 63 (3.06%) RDBMS
11 59 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
12 57 (2.76%) QlikView
13 53 (2.57%) Hadoop
13 53 (2.57%) OLAP
14 51 (2.47%) NoSQL
15 39 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
16 32 (1.55%) MongoDB
17 30 (1.45%) MySQL
17 30 (1.45%) Power BI
18 29 (1.41%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 107 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 103 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 43 (2.09%) NUnit
4 40 (1.94%) FitNesse
4 40 (1.94%) Selenium
5 39 (1.89%) JIRA
6 36 (1.75%) SpecFlow
7 34 (1.65%) Cucumber
8 31 (1.50%) Jenkins
9 27 (1.31%) Subversion
10 24 (1.16%) Git (software)
11 21 (1.02%) TeamCity
12 19 (0.92%) Eclipse
12 19 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
13 17 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 13 (0.63%) ProC
15 11 (0.53%) MSTest
16 10 (0.48%) WebDriver
17 9 (0.44%) JBehave
17 9 (0.44%) JSUnit
General
1 796 (38.60%) Finance
2 289 (14.02%) Banking
3 121 (5.87%) Legal
4 116 (5.63%) Retail
5 107 (5.19%) Marketing
6 106 (5.14%) Law
7 94 (4.56%) Advertising
8 84 (4.07%) Investment Banking
9 66 (3.20%) Financial Institution
10 65 (3.15%) Telecoms
11 63 (3.06%) Back Office
12 44 (2.13%) Front Office
13 35 (1.70%) Manufacturing
14 21 (1.02%) Publishing
15 15 (0.73%) Games
16 13 (0.63%) Billing
17 10 (0.48%) Electronics
17 10 (0.48%) French Language
18 8 (0.39%) Automotive
18 8 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 505 (24.49%) Analyst
2 481 (23.33%) Developer
3 173 (8.39%) Support Analyst
4 128 (6.21%) Senior Developer
5 121 (5.87%) Support Engineer
6 113 (5.48%) Consultant
7 112 (5.43%) C# Developer
8 110 (5.33%) .NET Developer
9 107 (5.19%) SQL Developer
10 104 (5.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 102 (4.95%) DBA
12 98 (4.75%) Administrator
13 95 (4.61%) Desktop Support
14 92 (4.46%) SQL DBA
15 90 (4.36%) Architect
16 84 (4.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 81 (3.93%) Service Analyst
18 80 (3.88%) C# .NET Developer
19 77 (3.73%) IT Support
20 75 (3.64%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 431 (20.90%) .NET
2 183 (8.87%) ASP.NET
3 174 (8.44%) HTML
4 125 (6.06%) CSS
5 106 (5.14%) jQuery
6 80 (3.88%) HTML5
7 77 (3.73%) Web Services
8 75 (3.64%) MDX
9 67 (3.25%) XML
10 66 (3.20%) .NET Framework
11 65 (3.15%) AngularJS
12 53 (2.57%) Ajax
13 46 (2.23%) ASP.NET MVC
13 46 (2.23%) WCF
14 35 (1.70%) CSS3
15 33 (1.60%) Entity Framework
16 32 (1.55%) Gherkin
17 26 (1.26%) ASP.NET Web API
17 26 (1.26%) WPF
18 23 (1.12%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 256 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
2 130 (6.30%) Blackberry
3 97 (4.70%) Management Information System
4 81 (3.93%) Computer Science
5 78 (3.78%) Data Centre
6 67 (3.25%) Clustering
7 64 (3.10%) Mathematics
7 64 (3.10%) Replication
8 51 (2.47%) Hedge funds
9 50 (2.42%) Client/Server
10 40 (1.94%) Fintech
11 38 (1.84%) iPhone
11 38 (1.84%) Visualisation
12 36 (1.75%) User Experience
12 36 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
13 35 (1.70%) Equities
14 30 (1.45%) Data Integration
14 30 (1.45%) Derivative
15 27 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 24 (1.16%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 756 (36.66%) Windows
2 316 (15.32%) Windows Server
3 234 (11.35%) Windows 7
4 217 (10.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 145 (7.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 131 (6.35%) Linux
7 88 (4.27%) Windows 8
8 87 (4.22%) Unix
9 78 (3.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 49 (2.38%) Android
11 35 (1.70%) Apple iOS
12 24 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 21 (1.02%) Mac OS X
14 18 (0.87%) Windows XP
15 16 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
16 12 (0.58%) Windows 10
16 12 (0.58%) Windows Vista
17 9 (0.44%) Solaris
17 9 (0.44%) Windows Phone
18 7 (0.34%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (17.36%) Agile Software Development
2 337 (16.34%) ITIL
3 307 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
4 189 (9.17%) Project Management
5 185 (8.97%) ETL
6 154 (7.47%) CRM
7 137 (6.64%) SDLC
8 118 (5.72%) MVC
9 114 (5.53%) Migration
10 108 (5.24%) Data Modelling
11 105 (5.09%) Business Analysis
12 101 (4.90%) User Acceptance Testing
13 100 (4.85%) Service Management
14 98 (4.75%) Analytics
14 98 (4.75%) Data Analysis
14 98 (4.75%) Data Management
14 98 (4.75%) PRINCE2
15 94 (4.56%) Change Management
16 87 (4.22%) TDD
17 86 (4.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 636 (30.84%) SQL
2 364 (17.65%) C#
3 186 (9.02%) T-SQL
4 178 (8.63%) JavaScript
5 136 (6.60%) PowerShell
6 133 (6.45%) Java
7 58 (2.81%) C
8 47 (2.28%) C++
9 44 (2.13%) Python
10 40 (1.94%) VB
11 37 (1.79%) VBA
12 36 (1.75%) VB.NET
13 29 (1.41%) Ruby
14 26 (1.26%) VBScript
15 18 (0.87%) Perl
15 18 (0.87%) PL/SQL
16 14 (0.68%) PHP
17 13 (0.63%) X++
18 12 (0.58%) Shell Script
19 11 (0.53%) R
Qualifications
1 280 (13.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 274 (13.29%) Degree
3 124 (6.01%) MCSE
4 94 (4.56%) Cisco Certification
5 87 (4.22%) MCSA
6 75 (3.64%) CCNA
7 71 (3.44%) MCP
8 70 (3.39%) MCITP
9 38 (1.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 35 (1.70%) MCTS
11 31 (1.50%) CCNP
12 28 (1.36%) Citrix Certification
13 24 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
14 23 (1.12%) PMI Certification
14 23 (1.12%) Security Cleared
15 21 (1.02%) ISTQB
16 18 (0.87%) MCDST
17 17 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 16 (0.78%) PMP
19 15 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (6.40%) SLA
2 85 (4.12%) QA
3 32 (1.55%) Data Quality
4 18 (0.87%) Solvency II
5 15 (0.73%) MiFID
6 11 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.53%) SDET
7 10 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
7 10 (0.48%) EMIR
8 7 (0.34%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.34%) P3O
8 7 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.15%) COBIT
9 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.097%) ISO15022
10 2 (0.097%) ISO19770
10 2 (0.097%) ISO20022
11 1 (0.048%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.048%) PMBOK
System Software
1 472 (22.89%) Active Directory
2 197 (9.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (4.36%) Hyper-V
4 70 (3.39%) XenApp
5 49 (2.38%) VMware ESX
6 45 (2.18%) vSphere
7 36 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
8 30 (1.45%) XenDesktop
9 20 (0.97%) Docker
10 19 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
11 14 (0.68%) Xen
11 14 (0.68%) XenServer
12 13 (0.63%) Terminal Server
13 10 (0.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 10 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
14 8 (0.39%) Terminal Services
15 6 (0.29%) vCloud
16 5 (0.24%) NFS
16 5 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
17 4 (0.19%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 148 (7.18%) SCCM
2 67 (3.25%) SCOM
3 27 (1.31%) Puppet
3 27 (1.31%) Tivoli
4 24 (1.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 23 (1.12%) WSUS
6 22 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (0.97%) Backup Exec
8 16 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 14 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
10 13 (0.63%) EnCase
10 13 (0.63%) FTK
11 11 (0.53%) Ansible
11 11 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
12 9 (0.44%) NetBackup
12 9 (0.44%) SCVMM
13 8 (0.39%) Salt
13 8 (0.39%) SCOrch
14 7 (0.34%) EdgeSight
14 7 (0.34%) SCSM
Vendors
1 301 (14.60%) VMware
2 217 (10.52%) Citrix
3 163 (7.90%) Cisco
4 114 (5.53%) Oracle
5 69 (3.35%) HP
6 56 (2.72%) Bloomberg
7 53 (2.57%) SAP
8 43 (2.09%) Reuters
9 42 (2.04%) Tableau
10 38 (1.84%) NetApp
11 36 (1.75%) Apple
12 35 (1.70%) Google
13 34 (1.65%) Dell
14 33 (1.60%) Symantec
15 29 (1.41%) Lotus
16 26 (1.26%) iManage
16 26 (1.26%) Juniper
17 25 (1.21%) Avaya
17 25 (1.21%) EMC
18 24 (1.16%) IBM
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus package
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
MACQUARIE
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000-£45,000 (Plus Quality Package)
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum + bonus and full benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Home working
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Metaskil Limited
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32500 per annum + pension, bonus, healthcare, gym
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Modis
Salary: Benefits package
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Modis
Salary: Benefits package
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Modis
Salary: Benefits package
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Modis
Salary: Benefits package
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £60,000 - £85,000 depending on level
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ebiquity
Salary: From £45,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 55000 - 65000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 - £115,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday