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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1664 1773 1529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.67% 14.04% 13.00%
As % of the Vendors category 32.68% 30.32% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1459 1597 1311
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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
5092 5847 5567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 47.94% 46.31% 47.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4311 5025 4832
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,055 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.13% -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 1387 (40.65%) Windows
2 1289 (37.78%) MS Excel
3 1079 (31.62%) Finance
4 1038 (30.42%) SQL Server
5 970 (28.43%) SQL
6 930 (27.26%) Active Directory
7 789 (23.12%) MS Office
8 711 (20.84%) .NET
9 655 (19.20%) VMware
10 616 (18.05%) ITIL
11 582 (17.06%) Microsoft Certification
12 524 (15.36%) C#
13 518 (15.18%) MS Exchange
14 510 (14.95%) Agile Software Development
15 477 (13.98%) SharePoint
16 454 (13.31%) VMware Infrastructure
17 433 (12.69%) Citrix
18 413 (12.10%) Windows Server 2008
19 405 (11.87%) Windows 7
20 390 (11.43%) Degree
21 389 (11.40%) Business Intelligence
22 380 (11.14%) Banking
23 369 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 363 (10.64%) Cisco
25 362 (10.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 362 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
26 351 (10.29%) MCSE
27 327 (9.58%) SQL Server 2008
28 326 (9.55%) ASP.NET
29 321 (9.41%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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
1 518 (15.18%) MS Exchange
2 477 (13.98%) SharePoint
3 232 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 195 (5.72%) IIS
5 141 (4.13%) Lync
6 130 (3.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 99 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
8 97 (2.84%) SharePoint 2010
9 92 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
10 73 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2007
11 66 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2003
12 61 (1.79%) CMS
13 60 (1.76%) SAS
14 51 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
15 43 (1.26%) Tomcat
16 38 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
17 35 (1.03%) Apache
18 34 (1.00%) WebSphere
19 25 (0.73%) Umbraco
20 22 (0.64%) Kentico
Applications
1 1289 (37.78%) MS Excel
2 789 (23.12%) MS Office
3 128 (3.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 103 (3.02%) MS Visio
5 66 (1.93%) MS Project
6 44 (1.29%) InfoPath
7 34 (1.00%) SPSS
8 20 (0.59%) PowerPivot
9 12 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.18%) Photoshop
11 4 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.088%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.029%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.029%) FastStats
13 1 (0.029%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 196 (5.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 66 (1.93%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (0.56%) Google Analytics
4 18 (0.53%) Cognos Planning
5 15 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
6 13 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 12 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 11 (0.32%) Towers Watson Igloo
9 9 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
9 9 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
10 8 (0.23%) SAP Business One
10 8 (0.23%) Hyperion Planning
11 7 (0.21%) Endur
12 6 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
12 6 (0.18%) Eikon
13 5 (0.15%) Infor M3
13 5 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
14 4 (0.12%) SAP CRM
14 4 (0.12%) Tridion
14 4 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 163 (4.78%) Office 365
2 132 (3.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (0.97%) SaaS
5 18 (0.53%) IaaS
6 15 (0.44%) Mimecast
7 13 (0.38%) Google Apps
8 11 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
10 8 (0.23%) Yammer
11 7 (0.21%) PaaS
12 6 (0.18%) OneDrive
13 5 (0.15%) Symantec.cloud
14 3 (0.088%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.059%) Scribe Online
15 2 (0.059%) Google Cloud Platform
15 2 (0.059%) Amazon EC2
15 2 (0.059%) Google App Engine
16 1 (0.029%) Amazon S3
16 1 (0.029%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 297 (8.70%) DNS
2 248 (7.27%) SAN
3 225 (6.59%) Firewall
4 199 (5.83%) LAN
5 185 (5.42%) WAN
6 180 (5.28%) DHCP
7 176 (5.16%) TCP/IP
8 161 (4.72%) VPN
9 119 (3.49%) VoIP
10 115 (3.37%) Internet
11 69 (2.02%) Network Security
12 65 (1.91%) VLAN
13 58 (1.70%) Intranet
14 53 (1.55%) HTTP
15 45 (1.32%) Wireless
16 43 (1.26%) Unified Communications
17 41 (1.20%) NetScaler
18 40 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
19 37 (1.08%) NAS
20 32 (0.94%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1038 (30.42%) SQL Server
2 369 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 362 (10.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 327 (9.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 269 (7.88%) Data Warehouse
6 238 (6.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 156 (4.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 141 (4.13%) SQL Server 2005
9 95 (2.78%) Relational Database
10 59 (1.73%) OLAP
11 58 (1.70%) Big Data
12 52 (1.52%) MySQL
13 49 (1.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 46 (1.35%) QlikView
15 37 (1.08%) RDBMS
16 32 (0.94%) Data Mining
16 32 (0.94%) Oracle Database
17 31 (0.91%) DB2
18 29 (0.85%) MongoDB
18 29 (0.85%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 193 (5.66%) Visual Studio
2 186 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 54 (1.58%) JIRA
4 41 (1.20%) Subversion
5 33 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 27 (0.79%) NUnit
7 20 (0.59%) Jenkins
8 19 (0.56%) Git (software)
9 18 (0.53%) MSI
10 17 (0.50%) SpecFlow
11 15 (0.44%) Selenium
12 12 (0.35%) InstallShield
12 12 (0.35%) PowerDesigner
13 11 (0.32%) TeamCity
14 10 (0.29%) Artifactory
15 9 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 8 (0.23%) Cucumber
17 7 (0.21%) Jasmine
17 7 (0.21%) WebDriver
17 7 (0.21%) MSTest
General
1 1079 (31.62%) Finance
2 380 (11.14%) Banking
3 211 (6.18%) Advertising
4 155 (4.54%) Marketing
5 141 (4.13%) Legal
6 125 (3.66%) Investment Banking
7 113 (3.31%) Law
8 108 (3.17%) Front Office
9 107 (3.14%) Retail
10 84 (2.46%) Telecoms
11 80 (2.34%) Financial Institution
12 68 (1.99%) Back Office
13 61 (1.79%) Publishing
14 37 (1.08%) Manufacturing
15 27 (0.79%) Billing
16 21 (0.62%) Games
17 14 (0.41%) Electronics
18 9 (0.26%) International Banking
19 7 (0.21%) Retail Banking
19 7 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 858 (25.15%) Analyst
2 648 (18.99%) Developer
3 351 (10.29%) Support Analyst
4 318 (9.32%) Consultant
5 187 (5.48%) Architect
6 173 (5.07%) Support Engineer
7 157 (4.60%) Administrator
8 135 (3.96%) .NET Developer
9 128 (3.75%) Desktop Support
10 125 (3.66%) Business Analyst
11 105 (3.08%) Senior Developer
12 104 (3.05%) 2nd Line Support
13 102 (2.99%) Microsoft Consultant
14 101 (2.96%) Service Analyst
14 101 (2.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 95 (2.78%) Technical Support
16 93 (2.73%) IT Support
17 91 (2.67%) Service Desk Analyst
18 86 (2.52%) Applications Support
19 84 (2.46%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 711 (20.84%) .NET
2 326 (9.55%) ASP.NET
3 297 (8.70%) HTML
4 225 (6.59%) jQuery
5 223 (6.54%) CSS
6 143 (4.19%) .NET Framework
7 137 (4.02%) HTML5
8 135 (3.96%) XML
9 121 (3.55%) Ajax
10 100 (2.93%) Web Services
11 99 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC
12 88 (2.58%) WCF
13 63 (1.85%) CSS3
14 59 (1.73%) AngularJS
15 47 (1.38%) JSON
16 45 (1.32%) WPF
17 42 (1.23%) MDX
18 38 (1.11%) XSLT
18 38 (1.11%) Entity Framework
19 36 (1.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 362 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
2 238 (6.98%) Blackberry
3 152 (4.45%) Management Information System
4 133 (3.90%) Computer Science
5 121 (3.55%) Clustering
6 76 (2.23%) Replication
7 69 (2.02%) Mathematics
8 66 (1.93%) Statistics
8 66 (1.93%) User Experience
9 61 (1.79%) Hedge funds
10 55 (1.61%) Mobile App
10 55 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
11 53 (1.55%) Private Cloud
12 51 (1.49%) Client/Server
13 48 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
14 40 (1.17%) Data Structures
14 40 (1.17%) iPhone
15 39 (1.14%) Visualisation
16 35 (1.03%) Fat Client
16 35 (1.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1387 (40.65%) Windows
2 413 (12.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 405 (11.87%) Windows 7
4 281 (8.24%) Linux
5 267 (7.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 240 (7.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 159 (4.66%) Windows XP
8 135 (3.96%) Windows 8
9 86 (2.52%) UNIX
10 61 (1.79%) Windows Vista
11 59 (1.73%) Android
12 53 (1.55%) Apple iOS
13 43 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 28 (0.82%) Mac OS X
15 26 (0.76%) Debian
16 19 (0.56%) Mac OS
17 17 (0.50%) CentOS
18 15 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
18 15 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
19 14 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 616 (18.05%) ITIL
2 510 (14.95%) Agile Software Development
3 389 (11.40%) Business Intelligence
4 299 (8.76%) Project Management
5 288 (8.44%) CRM
6 262 (7.68%) MVC
7 209 (6.13%) ETL
8 180 (5.28%) Service Management
9 164 (4.81%) Service Delivery
10 154 (4.51%) Scrum
11 153 (4.48%) Business Analysis
12 149 (4.37%) Analytics
13 142 (4.16%) TDD
14 129 (3.78%) Disaster Recovery
15 126 (3.69%) Change Management
15 126 (3.69%) Mentoring
16 125 (3.66%) Migration
17 119 (3.49%) Business Continuity
18 115 (3.37%) Data Analysis
19 114 (3.34%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 970 (28.43%) SQL
2 524 (15.36%) C#
3 321 (9.41%) JavaScript
4 268 (7.85%) T-SQL
5 221 (6.48%) PowerShell
6 146 (4.28%) Java
7 113 (3.31%) VBA
8 84 (2.46%) VB
9 62 (1.82%) C
10 45 (1.32%) PHP
11 39 (1.14%) Python
12 35 (1.03%) VB.NET
12 35 (1.03%) VBScript
13 34 (1.00%) C++
14 29 (0.85%) Perl
15 21 (0.62%) R
16 18 (0.53%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 15 (0.44%) Ruby
18 13 (0.38%) VB6
19 10 (0.29%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 582 (17.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 390 (11.43%) Degree
3 351 (10.29%) MCSE
4 157 (4.60%) MCP
5 155 (4.54%) MCITP
6 133 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
7 107 (3.14%) MCSA
8 106 (3.11%) CCNA
9 85 (2.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 78 (2.29%) MCTS
10 78 (2.29%) Security Cleared
11 65 (1.91%) Citrix Certification
12 52 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
13 49 (1.44%) CCNP
14 47 (1.38%) CCA
14 47 (1.38%) SC Cleared
15 32 (0.94%) ISEB
16 26 (0.76%) JNCIA
17 20 (0.59%) CISSP
18 18 (0.53%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 169 (4.95%) SLA
2 98 (2.87%) QA
3 43 (1.26%) ISO 9001
4 28 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (0.70%) COBIT
6 13 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.26%) Data Quality
8 8 (0.23%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.18%) Basel II
10 5 (0.15%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.088%) COREP
11 3 (0.088%) FINREP
11 3 (0.088%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.088%) P3O
12 2 (0.059%) EMIR
12 2 (0.059%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.029%) GAAP
13 1 (0.029%) Basel III
13 1 (0.029%) MiFID
System Software
1 930 (27.26%) Active Directory
2 454 (13.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 201 (5.89%) Hyper-V
4 179 (5.25%) XenApp
5 112 (3.28%) vSphere
6 88 (2.58%) XenDesktop
7 74 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
8 64 (1.88%) Microsoft App-V
9 55 (1.61%) VMware ESX
10 38 (1.11%) Terminal Services
11 31 (0.91%) XenServer
12 30 (0.88%) VMware Server
13 23 (0.67%) vCloud
13 23 (0.67%) Xen
13 23 (0.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 21 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 17 (0.50%) NFS
16 13 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
16 13 (0.38%) ISA Server
17 11 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 201 (5.89%) SCCM
2 114 (3.34%) SCOM
3 32 (0.94%) Backup Exec
4 30 (0.88%) Tivoli
5 26 (0.76%) SCOrch
6 24 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
6 24 (0.70%) NetBackup
7 23 (0.67%) SCVMM
8 20 (0.59%) Puppet
9 19 (0.56%) WSUS
10 18 (0.53%) WMI
10 18 (0.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 17 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
12 16 (0.47%) XenMobile
13 15 (0.44%) AirWatch
14 14 (0.41%) Nagios
15 11 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 10 (0.29%) Cacti
17 9 (0.26%) Sysprep
17 9 (0.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 655 (19.20%) VMware
2 433 (12.69%) Citrix
3 363 (10.64%) Cisco
4 235 (6.89%) Oracle
5 176 (5.16%) HP
6 126 (3.69%) NetApp
7 103 (3.02%) SAP
8 91 (2.67%) IBM
8 91 (2.67%) EMC
9 82 (2.40%) Bloomberg
9 82 (2.40%) Symantec
10 81 (2.37%) Avaya
11 74 (2.17%) Reuters
12 66 (1.93%) Apple
13 63 (1.85%) Red Hat
13 63 (1.85%) ServiceNow
14 62 (1.82%) Juniper
15 61 (1.79%) Cognos
16 55 (1.61%) Business Objects
17 52 (1.52%) Google
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Up to £75k Basic + Car Allowance, Pe
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Up to £75k basic + Excellent Benefit
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum £70 to £95k (Bonus, Car Allowance, P
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Venturi
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + full bens
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City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + full benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum £25,000 - £32,000 + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harris Global
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 10% bonus + Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 10% bonus + Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Great company benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago