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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 7 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1772 1580 1631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.62% 13.38% 12.76%
As % of the Vendors category 33.81% 29.87% 27.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1495 1412 1472
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £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
5241 5289 5899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 46.20% 44.79% 46.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4340 4623 5341
Average salary £53,000 £53,000 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -0.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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 17 September 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 17 September 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 1417 (38.53%) MS Excel
2 1378 (37.47%) Windows
3 1356 (36.87%) Finance
4 1309 (35.59%) SQL Server
5 1174 (31.92%) SQL
6 994 (27.03%) .NET
7 858 (23.33%) Active Directory
8 805 (21.89%) C#
9 699 (19.00%) MS Office
10 652 (17.73%) VMware
11 612 (16.64%) Agile Software Development
12 585 (15.91%) Degree
13 552 (15.01%) Microsoft Certification
14 551 (14.98%) MS Exchange
15 545 (14.82%) ITIL
15 545 (14.82%) SharePoint
16 523 (14.22%) Citrix
17 497 (13.51%) ASP.NET
18 493 (13.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 468 (12.72%) Business Intelligence
20 440 (11.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 431 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
22 420 (11.42%) Windows Server 2008
23 413 (11.23%) SQL Server 2008
24 408 (11.09%) VMware Infrastructure
25 381 (10.36%) JavaScript
26 378 (10.28%) Banking
27 361 (9.82%) Windows 7
28 358 (9.73%) Cisco
29 354 (9.62%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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
1 551 (14.98%) MS Exchange
2 545 (14.82%) SharePoint
3 227 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 214 (5.82%) IIS
5 155 (4.21%) Lync
6 115 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
7 113 (3.07%) CMS
8 108 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
9 107 (2.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 79 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
10 79 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
11 75 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
12 65 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2003
13 43 (1.17%) IBM Notes
13 43 (1.17%) Tomcat
14 41 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
15 35 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
16 32 (0.87%) SAS
17 31 (0.84%) Lotus Domino
18 28 (0.76%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1417 (38.53%) MS Excel
2 699 (19.00%) MS Office
3 149 (4.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 126 (3.43%) MS Visio
5 86 (2.34%) MS Project
6 22 (0.60%) PowerPivot
7 20 (0.54%) Photoshop
8 17 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
9 15 (0.41%) InfoPath
10 12 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
11 6 (0.16%) InDesign
12 4 (0.11%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.054%) SPSS
13 2 (0.054%) FastStats
14 1 (0.027%) Adobe Captivate
14 1 (0.027%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.027%) Vensim
Business Applications
1 185 (5.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 70 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
3 22 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
4 21 (0.57%) Google Analytics
5 16 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 13 (0.35%) Markit EDM
7 12 (0.33%) SAP Business One
8 10 (0.27%) WebTrends
9 9 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
10 7 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
10 7 (0.19%) SAP CRM
10 7 (0.19%) Magento
11 6 (0.16%) Eikon
11 6 (0.16%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
11 6 (0.16%) Advent Moxy
11 6 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
11 6 (0.16%) Agresso
11 6 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
12 5 (0.14%) Hyperion Planning
13 4 (0.11%) PORTIA
Cloud Services
1 112 (3.05%) Office 365
2 97 (2.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (1.60%) SaaS
4 34 (0.92%) PaaS
4 34 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
5 32 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
6 25 (0.68%) IaaS
7 6 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.14%) Rackspace Cloud
9 3 (0.082%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.054%) GitHub
11 1 (0.027%) Joyent
11 1 (0.027%) IBM SmartCloud
11 1 (0.027%) MailChimp
11 1 (0.027%) Pure360
11 1 (0.027%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.027%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 283 (7.69%) DNS
2 257 (6.99%) TCP/IP
3 232 (6.31%) SAN
4 225 (6.12%) LAN
5 205 (5.57%) DHCP
6 197 (5.36%) Firewall
7 177 (4.81%) WAN
8 114 (3.10%) Internet
9 112 (3.05%) VPN
10 105 (2.85%) Intranet
11 88 (2.39%) VoIP
12 66 (1.79%) NetScaler
13 61 (1.66%) Cisco ASA
14 53 (1.44%) Unified Communications
15 50 (1.36%) NAS
16 48 (1.31%) IP Telephony
17 45 (1.22%) Wireless
18 35 (0.95%) HTTP
19 25 (0.68%) SSL
20 24 (0.65%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1309 (35.59%) SQL Server
2 493 (13.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 440 (11.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 413 (11.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 342 (9.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 301 (8.18%) Data Warehouse
7 165 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 142 (3.86%) SQL Server 2005
9 114 (3.10%) Relational Database
10 108 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 100 (2.72%) OLAP
12 84 (2.28%) MySQL
13 64 (1.74%) Big Data
14 52 (1.41%) Oracle Database
15 50 (1.36%) RDBMS
16 42 (1.14%) MS Access
17 41 (1.11%) MongoDB
17 41 (1.11%) NoSQL
18 37 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
19 32 (0.87%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 276 (7.50%) Visual Studio
2 166 (4.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 81 (2.20%) Subversion
4 42 (1.14%) JIRA
5 40 (1.09%) NUnit
6 33 (0.90%) ERwin
6 33 (0.90%) Git (software)
7 31 (0.84%) Jenkins
8 30 (0.82%) SpecFlow
8 30 (0.82%) TeamCity
9 29 (0.79%) Selenium
10 27 (0.73%) MSI
11 26 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 21 (0.57%) QuickTest Pro
13 19 (0.52%) Eclipse
14 18 (0.49%) MSBuild
15 17 (0.46%) Cucumber
15 17 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 13 (0.35%) Rhino Mocks
17 12 (0.33%) CruiseControl
General
1 1356 (36.87%) Finance
2 378 (10.28%) Banking
3 286 (7.78%) Advertising
4 214 (5.82%) Marketing
5 129 (3.51%) Telecoms
6 110 (2.99%) Retail
7 107 (2.91%) Legal
8 102 (2.77%) Law
9 99 (2.69%) Investment Banking
10 70 (1.90%) Financial Institution
10 70 (1.90%) Front Office
11 65 (1.77%) Back Office
12 40 (1.09%) Manufacturing
13 26 (0.71%) Games
14 20 (0.54%) Publishing
15 18 (0.49%) Electronics
16 12 (0.33%) Billing
16 12 (0.33%) German Language
17 11 (0.30%) French Language
18 7 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 879 (23.90%) Developer
2 734 (19.96%) Analyst
3 269 (7.31%) Consultant
4 233 (6.33%) Support Analyst
5 232 (6.31%) Architect
6 213 (5.79%) .NET Developer
7 206 (5.60%) Support Engineer
8 177 (4.81%) Senior Developer
9 141 (3.83%) Administrator
10 139 (3.78%) C# Developer
11 134 (3.64%) Business Analyst
12 115 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 107 (2.91%) Applications Support
14 106 (2.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 101 (2.75%) SQL Developer
16 99 (2.69%) Service Analyst
17 90 (2.45%) IT Support
18 89 (2.42%) Team Leader
19 87 (2.37%) Service Desk Analyst
20 85 (2.31%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 994 (27.03%) .NET
2 497 (13.51%) ASP.NET
3 354 (9.62%) HTML
4 303 (8.24%) CSS
5 251 (6.82%) jQuery
6 249 (6.77%) Web Services
7 245 (6.66%) XML
8 212 (5.76%) .NET Framework
9 198 (5.38%) WCF
10 187 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
11 136 (3.70%) HTML5
12 127 (3.45%) Ajax
13 90 (2.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 84 (2.28%) WPF
14 84 (2.28%) MDX
15 76 (2.07%) COM
16 67 (1.82%) SOAP
17 66 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3
18 64 (1.74%) Silverlight
19 60 (1.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 431 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
2 236 (6.42%) Computer Science
3 210 (5.71%) Blackberry
4 161 (4.38%) Clustering
5 106 (2.88%) Management Information System
6 77 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
7 70 (1.90%) Derivative
8 59 (1.60%) Social Media
9 57 (1.55%) Hedge funds
10 54 (1.47%) User Experience
11 53 (1.44%) Client/Server
12 52 (1.41%) Replication
13 51 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 48 (1.31%) Mathematics
15 44 (1.20%) Statistics
15 44 (1.20%) iPhone
16 38 (1.03%) Mobile App
16 38 (1.03%) Data Integration
17 36 (0.98%) Open Source
18 35 (0.95%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1378 (37.47%) Windows
2 420 (11.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 361 (9.82%) Windows 7
4 299 (8.13%) Linux
5 259 (7.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 227 (6.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 151 (4.11%) UNIX
8 138 (3.75%) Windows XP
9 101 (2.75%) Windows 8
10 82 (2.23%) Android
11 64 (1.74%) Solaris
12 59 (1.60%) AIX
13 58 (1.58%) Apple iOS
14 48 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 28 (0.76%) Mac OS X
15 28 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
16 23 (0.63%) Windows Vista
17 18 (0.49%) Windows 2000
18 8 (0.22%) Fedora
18 8 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 612 (16.64%) Agile Software Development
2 545 (14.82%) ITIL
3 468 (12.72%) Business Intelligence
4 348 (9.46%) Project Management
5 301 (8.18%) MVC
6 280 (7.61%) CRM
7 227 (6.17%) Scrum
8 223 (6.06%) OO
9 213 (5.79%) ETL
10 188 (5.11%) Mentoring
11 174 (4.73%) Change Management
12 155 (4.21%) Web Development
13 148 (4.02%) E-Commerce
14 141 (3.83%) TDD
15 132 (3.59%) Asset Management
15 132 (3.59%) Data Modelling
16 131 (3.56%) Business Analysis
17 127 (3.45%) Analytics
18 124 (3.37%) PRINCE2
19 123 (3.34%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1174 (31.92%) SQL
2 805 (21.89%) C#
3 381 (10.36%) JavaScript
4 350 (9.52%) T-SQL
5 277 (7.53%) PowerShell
6 242 (6.58%) Java
7 150 (4.08%) VB
8 106 (2.88%) VBA
9 93 (2.53%) VB.NET
9 93 (2.53%) VBScript
10 65 (1.77%) C++
11 50 (1.36%) PHP
12 46 (1.25%) C
13 44 (1.20%) Perl
14 32 (0.87%) Python
15 29 (0.79%) Ruby
16 20 (0.54%) PL/SQL
17 17 (0.46%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
18 15 (0.41%) XPath
19 12 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 585 (15.91%) Degree
2 552 (15.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 257 (6.99%) MCSE
4 172 (4.68%) MCITP
5 121 (3.29%) MCSA
6 120 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
7 113 (3.07%) MCP
8 80 (2.18%) CCNA
9 73 (1.98%) MCTS
10 64 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 45 (1.22%) Security Cleared
12 40 (1.09%) CCNP
13 39 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
13 39 (1.06%) ISEB
14 37 (1.01%) Citrix Certification
15 30 (0.82%) MCSD
16 29 (0.79%) SC Cleared
17 23 (0.63%) PMI Certification
18 22 (0.60%) MCAD
19 21 (0.57%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (5.17%) QA
2 142 (3.86%) SLA
3 22 (0.60%) ISO 9001
4 19 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.33%) COBIT
6 11 (0.30%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.24%) TickIT
8 8 (0.22%) Data Quality
9 6 (0.16%) EMIR
10 5 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
11 4 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.11%) WCAG
12 3 (0.082%) Basel III
12 3 (0.082%) COREP
12 3 (0.082%) CRD IV
13 2 (0.054%) Solvency II
13 2 (0.054%) MiFID
14 1 (0.027%) Basel II
14 1 (0.027%) Dublin Core
14 1 (0.027%) FATCA
System Software
1 858 (23.33%) Active Directory
2 408 (11.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 179 (4.87%) XenApp
4 165 (4.49%) Hyper-V
5 114 (3.10%) VMware ESX
5 114 (3.10%) vSphere
6 102 (2.77%) XenDesktop
7 64 (1.74%) Microsoft App-V
8 54 (1.47%) XenServer
9 29 (0.79%) UAG
9 29 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
10 27 (0.73%) MetaFrame
11 19 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
11 19 (0.52%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 13 (0.35%) Terminal Services
13 12 (0.33%) ISA Server
13 12 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 12 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
13 12 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 11 (0.30%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 199 (5.41%) SCCM
2 92 (2.50%) SCOM
3 52 (1.41%) Backup Exec
4 45 (1.22%) WSUS
5 31 (0.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 30 (0.82%) NetBackup
7 27 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
8 25 (0.68%) Tivoli
9 23 (0.63%) Puppet
10 19 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
11 17 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
12 13 (0.35%) XenMobile
13 11 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
14 10 (0.27%) SCVMM
14 10 (0.27%) MAILsweeper
14 10 (0.27%) Control-M
14 10 (0.27%) Nagios
14 10 (0.27%) Windows Intune
15 9 (0.24%) SCOrch
16 7 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 652 (17.73%) VMware
2 523 (14.22%) Citrix
3 358 (9.73%) Cisco
4 345 (9.38%) Oracle
5 166 (4.51%) HP
6 133 (3.62%) IBM
7 129 (3.51%) NetApp
8 126 (3.43%) SAP
9 102 (2.77%) EMC
10 96 (2.61%) Symantec
11 75 (2.04%) EPiServer
12 73 (1.98%) Business Objects
13 70 (1.90%) Bloomberg
14 68 (1.85%) Cognos
15 63 (1.71%) Dell
16 61 (1.66%) Adobe
17 59 (1.60%) Apple
18 58 (1.58%) Red Hat
19 55 (1.50%) Reuters
20 50 (1.36%) Lotus
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £21000 - £22000 per annum + Training, Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonuses + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Great package
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 30-45k base + bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Full Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25500 per annum + £1,966 Inner London Allowance
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago