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 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1761 1422 1588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.40% 13.51% 14.54%
As % of the Vendors category 35.99% 29.65% 30.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1570 1288 1404
Average salary £48,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
4893 4796 5222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 48.34% 45.58% 47.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4288 4169 4646
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

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 January 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 28 January 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 1496 (42.79%) Windows
2 1301 (37.21%) MS Excel
3 1153 (32.98%) Finance
4 1118 (31.98%) SQL Server
5 960 (27.46%) Active Directory
6 946 (27.06%) SQL
7 782 (22.37%) .NET
8 723 (20.68%) MS Office
9 697 (19.94%) VMware
10 626 (17.91%) ITIL
11 608 (17.39%) C#
12 586 (16.76%) Microsoft Certification
13 577 (16.50%) MS Exchange
14 537 (15.36%) Citrix
15 516 (14.76%) SharePoint
16 511 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
17 485 (13.87%) Windows Server 2008
18 469 (13.42%) VMware Infrastructure
19 443 (12.67%) Degree
20 432 (12.36%) Windows 7
21 392 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
22 386 (11.04%) ASP.NET
23 377 (10.78%) Banking
24 371 (10.61%) Cisco
25 369 (10.55%) JavaScript
26 366 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
27 365 (10.44%) SQL Server 2008
28 341 (9.75%) MCSE
29 339 (9.70%) HTML
30 329 (9.41%) SQL Server Integration Services

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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
1 577 (16.50%) MS Exchange
2 516 (14.76%) SharePoint
3 282 (8.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 200 (5.72%) IIS
5 156 (4.46%) Lync
6 132 (3.78%) SharePoint 2010
7 131 (3.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 116 (3.32%) CMS
9 114 (3.26%) SharePoint 2013
10 97 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2013
11 86 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2003
12 77 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2007
13 66 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
14 56 (1.60%) SAS
15 49 (1.40%) Umbraco
16 45 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
17 31 (0.89%) Tomcat
18 28 (0.80%) WebSphere
19 23 (0.66%) IBM Notes
20 21 (0.60%) Apache
Applications
1 1301 (37.21%) MS Excel
2 723 (20.68%) MS Office
3 140 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 112 (3.20%) MS Visio
5 69 (1.97%) MS Project
6 54 (1.54%) InfoPath
7 21 (0.60%) SPSS
8 18 (0.51%) Photoshop
8 18 (0.51%) PowerPivot
9 14 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
10 9 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.11%) Acrobat
12 3 (0.086%) AutoCAD
12 3 (0.086%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 2 (0.057%) FastStats
13 2 (0.057%) InDesign
14 1 (0.029%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 205 (5.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 73 (2.09%) Dynamics AX
3 21 (0.60%) Google Analytics
4 16 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
4 16 (0.46%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 14 (0.40%) Eikon
6 12 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 11 (0.31%) Cognos Planning
8 10 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 8 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
9 8 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
9 8 (0.23%) Hyperion Planning
10 7 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
10 7 (0.20%) SAP CRM
10 7 (0.20%) Tridion
10 7 (0.20%) Endur
11 6 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
11 6 (0.17%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
11 6 (0.17%) Advent Moxy
12 5 (0.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 142 (4.06%) Office 365
2 129 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (0.83%) SaaS
4 20 (0.57%) IaaS
5 19 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
7 15 (0.43%) PaaS
8 9 (0.26%) Google Apps
9 3 (0.086%) Yammer
10 2 (0.057%) GitHub
10 2 (0.057%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.029%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.029%) Heroku
11 1 (0.029%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.029%) Joyent
11 1 (0.029%) IBM SmartCloud
11 1 (0.029%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 325 (9.30%) DNS
2 270 (7.72%) SAN
3 224 (6.41%) DHCP
4 221 (6.32%) TCP/IP
5 193 (5.52%) Firewall
6 192 (5.49%) LAN
7 171 (4.89%) WAN
8 145 (4.15%) VPN
9 113 (3.23%) Internet
9 113 (3.23%) VoIP
10 68 (1.95%) Intranet
11 61 (1.74%) NetScaler
12 58 (1.66%) IP Telephony
13 53 (1.52%) Unified Communications
14 52 (1.49%) Wireless
15 49 (1.40%) NAS
15 49 (1.40%) HTTP
16 46 (1.32%) VLAN
17 45 (1.29%) Network Security
18 41 (1.17%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1118 (31.98%) SQL Server
2 365 (10.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 329 (9.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 327 (9.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 268 (7.67%) Data Warehouse
6 217 (6.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 181 (5.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 145 (4.15%) SQL Server 2005
9 108 (3.09%) Relational Database
10 62 (1.77%) OLAP
11 56 (1.60%) DB2
12 43 (1.23%) MySQL
12 43 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 42 (1.20%) Oracle Database
14 38 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
15 36 (1.03%) RDBMS
16 35 (1.00%) Big Data
17 30 (0.86%) OLAP Cube
18 28 (0.80%) QlikView
18 28 (0.80%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 193 (5.52%) Visual Studio
2 151 (4.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 73 (2.09%) Subversion
4 56 (1.60%) JIRA
5 40 (1.14%) NUnit
6 38 (1.09%) Jenkins
7 24 (0.69%) Git (software)
8 22 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 20 (0.57%) Selenium
9 20 (0.57%) Artifactory
10 19 (0.54%) TeamCity
11 16 (0.46%) MSI
12 15 (0.43%) Eclipse
12 15 (0.43%) WebDriver
13 13 (0.37%) SpecFlow
14 9 (0.26%) MSBuild
14 9 (0.26%) Moq
14 9 (0.26%) Ant
15 8 (0.23%) QuickTest Pro
15 8 (0.23%) Serena SBM
General
1 1153 (32.98%) Finance
2 377 (10.78%) Banking
3 280 (8.01%) Advertising
4 129 (3.69%) Telecoms
5 126 (3.60%) Marketing
5 126 (3.60%) Law
6 123 (3.52%) Legal
7 97 (2.77%) Retail
8 94 (2.69%) Investment Banking
9 83 (2.37%) Front Office
10 60 (1.72%) Back Office
11 53 (1.52%) Financial Institution
12 39 (1.12%) Manufacturing
13 37 (1.06%) Publishing
14 21 (0.60%) Billing
15 17 (0.49%) Games
16 11 (0.31%) Electronics
17 8 (0.23%) French Language
18 7 (0.20%) German Language
19 5 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 777 (22.23%) Analyst
2 694 (19.85%) Developer
3 317 (9.07%) Consultant
4 280 (8.01%) Support Analyst
5 218 (6.24%) Support Engineer
6 168 (4.81%) Architect
7 158 (4.52%) .NET Developer
8 153 (4.38%) Administrator
9 136 (3.89%) Senior Developer
10 128 (3.66%) Business Analyst
11 127 (3.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 120 (3.43%) Service Analyst
13 109 (3.12%) Service Desk Analyst
14 105 (3.00%) Desktop Support
15 102 (2.92%) IT Support
16 101 (2.89%) Team Leader
17 99 (2.83%) 2nd Line Support
18 96 (2.75%) Project Manager
18 96 (2.75%) Technical Support
19 91 (2.60%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 782 (22.37%) .NET
2 386 (11.04%) ASP.NET
3 339 (9.70%) HTML
4 276 (7.89%) CSS
5 233 (6.66%) jQuery
6 156 (4.46%) .NET Framework
7 154 (4.41%) XML
8 151 (4.32%) HTML5
9 147 (4.20%) Web Services
10 139 (3.98%) Ajax
11 133 (3.80%) WCF
12 127 (3.63%) ASP.NET MVC
13 61 (1.74%) CSS3
14 59 (1.69%) WPF
15 56 (1.60%) AngularJS
16 55 (1.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 48 (1.37%) JSON
17 48 (1.37%) SOAP
18 47 (1.34%) Silverlight
19 46 (1.32%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 392 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
2 250 (7.15%) Blackberry
3 167 (4.78%) Clustering
4 148 (4.23%) Computer Science
5 123 (3.52%) Management Information System
6 71 (2.03%) Replication
6 71 (2.03%) User Experience
7 57 (1.63%) Mathematics
7 57 (1.63%) Visualisation
8 56 (1.60%) Data Structures
9 53 (1.52%) Mobile App
10 51 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
10 51 (1.46%) iPhone
11 48 (1.37%) Client/Server
12 47 (1.34%) Statistics
13 45 (1.29%) Hedge funds
14 37 (1.06%) Data Integration
14 37 (1.06%) Fat Client
14 37 (1.06%) Thin Client
15 35 (1.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1496 (42.79%) Windows
2 485 (13.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 432 (12.36%) Windows 7
4 297 (8.50%) Linux
5 287 (8.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 258 (7.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 177 (5.06%) Windows XP
8 152 (4.35%) UNIX
9 145 (4.15%) Windows 8
10 85 (2.43%) Android
11 54 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 52 (1.49%) Solaris
13 51 (1.46%) Windows Vista
14 49 (1.40%) Apple iOS
14 49 (1.40%) AIX
15 44 (1.26%) Mac OS X
16 15 (0.43%) Mac OS
17 14 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
18 13 (0.37%) Windows 2000
18 13 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 626 (17.91%) ITIL
2 511 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
3 366 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
4 315 (9.01%) Project Management
5 280 (8.01%) MVC
6 262 (7.49%) CRM
7 181 (5.18%) ETL
8 174 (4.98%) Scrum
9 150 (4.29%) Change Management
10 148 (4.23%) Business Analysis
11 140 (4.00%) Mentoring
12 137 (3.92%) Analytics
13 136 (3.89%) OO
14 135 (3.86%) Service Delivery
14 135 (3.86%) Service Management
14 135 (3.86%) TDD
15 117 (3.35%) Data Modelling
16 113 (3.23%) Migration
16 113 (3.23%) Web Development
17 110 (3.15%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 946 (27.06%) SQL
2 608 (17.39%) C#
3 369 (10.55%) JavaScript
4 277 (7.92%) PowerShell
5 248 (7.09%) T-SQL
6 171 (4.89%) Java
7 116 (3.32%) VB
8 100 (2.86%) VBA
9 51 (1.46%) VB.NET
10 50 (1.43%) VBScript
11 48 (1.37%) C
12 45 (1.29%) PHP
13 34 (0.97%) Python
14 33 (0.94%) Perl
14 33 (0.94%) C++
15 19 (0.54%) Ruby
16 16 (0.46%) R
17 13 (0.37%) XAML
18 11 (0.31%) Bash Shell
19 10 (0.29%) VB6
Qualifications
1 586 (16.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 443 (12.67%) Degree
3 341 (9.75%) MCSE
4 164 (4.69%) MCITP
5 154 (4.41%) MCP
6 150 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
7 135 (3.86%) MCSA
8 100 (2.86%) CCNA
9 88 (2.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 74 (2.12%) Security Cleared
11 69 (1.97%) MCTS
12 60 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
13 55 (1.57%) CCNP
14 48 (1.37%) SC Cleared
15 45 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
16 37 (1.06%) CCA
17 29 (0.83%) ISEB
18 26 (0.74%) JNCIA
19 23 (0.66%) CISSP
20 16 (0.46%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (4.09%) SLA
2 105 (3.00%) QA
3 31 (0.89%) ISO 9001
4 20 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (0.57%) COBIT
5 6 (0.17%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.14%) Basel II
7 3 (0.086%) EMIR
7 3 (0.086%) COREP
7 3 (0.086%) FINREP
8 2 (0.057%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.057%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.057%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.029%) Dublin Core
9 1 (0.029%) Basel III
9 1 (0.029%) GAAP
9 1 (0.029%) MiFID
9 1 (0.029%) FATCA
System Software
1 960 (27.46%) Active Directory
2 469 (13.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 212 (6.06%) XenApp
4 171 (4.89%) Hyper-V
5 147 (4.20%) vSphere
6 97 (2.77%) XenDesktop
7 75 (2.15%) VMware ESX
8 69 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
9 64 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
10 49 (1.40%) XenServer
11 34 (0.97%) Terminal Services
12 30 (0.86%) VMware Server
13 23 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 21 (0.60%) UAG
15 20 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
16 19 (0.54%) NFS
16 19 (0.54%) vCloud
17 16 (0.46%) MetaFrame
18 11 (0.31%) Xen
18 11 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 197 (5.64%) SCCM
2 116 (3.32%) SCOM
3 43 (1.23%) Backup Exec
4 32 (0.92%) SCOrch
5 31 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
6 25 (0.72%) SCVMM
6 25 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
7 23 (0.66%) NetBackup
7 23 (0.66%) Tivoli
7 23 (0.66%) XenMobile
8 22 (0.63%) Puppet
9 19 (0.54%) WSUS
10 17 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 16 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 16 (0.46%) WMI
12 13 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
12 13 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
13 12 (0.34%) Nagios
14 8 (0.23%) HP SIM
15 7 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 697 (19.94%) VMware
2 537 (15.36%) Citrix
3 371 (10.61%) Cisco
4 282 (8.07%) Oracle
5 187 (5.35%) HP
6 140 (4.00%) NetApp
7 116 (3.32%) IBM
8 112 (3.20%) EMC
9 93 (2.66%) Bloomberg
10 82 (2.35%) Reuters
11 80 (2.29%) Symantec
12 79 (2.26%) Juniper
13 78 (2.23%) SAP
14 72 (2.06%) Red Hat
14 72 (2.06%) Sitecore
15 67 (1.92%) Dell
16 59 (1.69%) EPiServer
17 57 (1.63%) Cognos
18 48 (1.37%) Business Objects
18 48 (1.37%) Avaya
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 53 minutes ago
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
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Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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QUANTICA
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum
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SLS Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
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SLS Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Energon People
Salary: £27000.00 - £32000 per annum + (£60k OTE)
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Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Car (£7k) + OTE (100% of base, unc
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Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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