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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1408 1793 1472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.03% 14.19% 12.53%
As % of the Vendors category 30.76% 30.66% 27.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1238 1617 1274
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,300 £30,000
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
4578 5848 5422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 45.61% 46.29% 46.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3913 5089 4641
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 1293 (40.22%) Windows
2 1213 (37.73%) MS Excel
3 1006 (31.29%) Finance
4 981 (30.51%) SQL Server
5 951 (29.58%) SQL
6 839 (26.10%) Active Directory
7 740 (23.02%) MS Office
8 660 (20.53%) .NET
9 614 (19.10%) VMware
10 567 (17.64%) ITIL
11 533 (16.58%) Microsoft Certification
12 490 (15.24%) C#
13 473 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
14 467 (14.53%) MS Exchange
15 449 (13.97%) SharePoint
16 420 (13.06%) VMware Infrastructure
17 405 (12.60%) Citrix
18 393 (12.22%) Business Intelligence
19 380 (11.82%) Banking
20 373 (11.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 372 (11.57%) Degree
22 366 (11.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 362 (11.26%) Cisco
24 350 (10.89%) Windows Server 2008
25 347 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
26 343 (10.67%) Windows 7
27 322 (10.02%) ASP.NET
28 319 (9.92%) MCSE
29 302 (9.39%) JavaScript
30 295 (9.18%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 467 (14.53%) MS Exchange
2 449 (13.97%) SharePoint
3 196 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 169 (5.26%) IIS
5 138 (4.29%) Lync
6 124 (3.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 87 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2013
8 80 (2.49%) SharePoint 2010
9 73 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
10 63 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
11 59 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2003
12 49 (1.52%) SAS
12 49 (1.52%) CMS
13 48 (1.49%) Tomcat
14 44 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
15 39 (1.21%) Apache
16 30 (0.93%) WebSphere
17 26 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
18 22 (0.68%) Umbraco
18 22 (0.68%) Kentico
Applications
1 1213 (37.73%) MS Excel
2 740 (23.02%) MS Office
3 121 (3.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 93 (2.89%) MS Visio
5 62 (1.93%) MS Project
6 42 (1.31%) InfoPath
7 32 (1.00%) SPSS
8 28 (0.87%) PowerPivot
9 6 (0.19%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.093%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.062%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.031%) Revit
13 1 (0.031%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.031%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 188 (5.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 58 (1.80%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (0.53%) Cognos Planning
4 16 (0.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 15 (0.47%) SAP Business One
5 15 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
6 13 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 9 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
8 7 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
8 7 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
9 6 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
9 6 (0.19%) Endur
9 6 (0.19%) Towers Watson Igloo
9 6 (0.19%) Hyperion Planning
10 5 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
11 4 (0.12%) thinkFolio
11 4 (0.12%) Temenos T24
12 3 (0.093%) Infor M3
12 3 (0.093%) Eikon
12 3 (0.093%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 161 (5.01%) Office 365
2 131 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (1.12%) SaaS
5 22 (0.68%) Google Analytics
6 21 (0.65%) IaaS
7 16 (0.50%) Mimecast
8 13 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.28%) Yammer
9 9 (0.28%) Google Apps
9 9 (0.28%) PaaS
10 7 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (0.19%) OneDrive
12 5 (0.16%) Symantec.cloud
13 4 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.093%) Basecamp
15 2 (0.062%) Adobe Analytics
15 2 (0.062%) Google App Engine
15 2 (0.062%) Amazon EC2
15 2 (0.062%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 295 (9.18%) DNS
2 236 (7.34%) SAN
3 220 (6.84%) Firewall
4 190 (5.91%) LAN
5 177 (5.51%) TCP/IP
6 176 (5.47%) WAN
7 169 (5.26%) DHCP
8 152 (4.73%) VPN
9 108 (3.36%) VoIP
10 92 (2.86%) Internet
11 66 (2.05%) Network Security
12 65 (2.02%) VLAN
13 44 (1.37%) Intranet
14 42 (1.31%) HTTP
15 40 (1.24%) Wireless
16 39 (1.21%) NetScaler
16 39 (1.21%) Unified Communications
17 37 (1.15%) NAS
18 35 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
19 33 (1.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 981 (30.51%) SQL Server
2 373 (11.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 366 (11.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 283 (8.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 255 (7.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 250 (7.78%) Data Warehouse
7 148 (4.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 118 (3.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 96 (2.99%) Relational Database
10 63 (1.96%) Big Data
10 63 (1.96%) OLAP
11 53 (1.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 49 (1.52%) MySQL
12 49 (1.52%) QlikView
13 45 (1.40%) RDBMS
14 43 (1.34%) Oracle Database
15 34 (1.06%) MongoDB
16 33 (1.03%) Data Mining
17 31 (0.96%) OLAP Cube
18 29 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 178 (5.54%) Visual Studio
2 177 (5.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 59 (1.84%) JIRA
4 41 (1.28%) Subversion
5 37 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 22 (0.68%) NUnit
6 22 (0.68%) Git (software)
7 18 (0.56%) Jenkins
8 16 (0.50%) SpecFlow
9 15 (0.47%) TeamCity
9 15 (0.47%) PowerDesigner
10 14 (0.44%) MSI
10 14 (0.44%) Selenium
11 12 (0.37%) InstallShield
12 11 (0.34%) Cucumber
13 10 (0.31%) FitNesse
13 10 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 10 (0.31%) Artifactory
14 7 (0.22%) WebDriver
14 7 (0.22%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1006 (31.29%) Finance
2 380 (11.82%) Banking
3 185 (5.75%) Advertising
4 160 (4.98%) Marketing
5 150 (4.67%) Legal
6 124 (3.86%) Investment Banking
7 111 (3.45%) Law
8 110 (3.42%) Retail
9 101 (3.14%) Front Office
10 87 (2.71%) Telecoms
11 75 (2.33%) Financial Institution
12 62 (1.93%) Publishing
13 59 (1.84%) Back Office
14 34 (1.06%) Manufacturing
15 23 (0.72%) Games
16 22 (0.68%) Billing
17 14 (0.44%) Electronics
18 9 (0.28%) French Language
18 9 (0.28%) International Banking
19 7 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 806 (25.07%) Analyst
2 620 (19.28%) Developer
3 326 (10.14%) Support Analyst
4 288 (8.96%) Consultant
5 179 (5.57%) Architect
6 167 (5.19%) Administrator
7 147 (4.57%) Support Engineer
8 129 (4.01%) Business Analyst
9 122 (3.79%) .NET Developer
10 121 (3.76%) Desktop Support
11 104 (3.23%) Senior Developer
12 97 (3.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 95 (2.95%) Service Analyst
14 93 (2.89%) 2nd Line Support
14 93 (2.89%) Microsoft Consultant
15 92 (2.86%) Technical Support
16 87 (2.71%) Applications Support
17 85 (2.64%) IT Support
17 85 (2.64%) Service Desk Analyst
18 82 (2.55%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 660 (20.53%) .NET
2 322 (10.02%) ASP.NET
3 282 (8.77%) HTML
4 208 (6.47%) CSS
5 206 (6.41%) jQuery
6 148 (4.60%) XML
7 116 (3.61%) HTML5
8 114 (3.55%) .NET Framework
9 106 (3.30%) Web Services
10 99 (3.08%) Ajax
11 94 (2.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 79 (2.46%) WCF
13 54 (1.68%) AngularJS
14 49 (1.52%) CSS3
15 45 (1.40%) MDX
16 40 (1.24%) WPF
16 40 (1.24%) JSON
17 39 (1.21%) XSLT
18 38 (1.18%) Silverlight
19 35 (1.09%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 347 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
2 206 (6.41%) Blackberry
3 143 (4.45%) Management Information System
4 135 (4.20%) Computer Science
5 97 (3.02%) Clustering
6 88 (2.74%) Replication
7 65 (2.02%) Mathematics
8 64 (1.99%) Statistics
9 58 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
9 58 (1.80%) User Experience
10 55 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
11 52 (1.62%) Hedge funds
12 51 (1.59%) Mobile App
13 49 (1.52%) Private Cloud
14 40 (1.24%) Fat Client
14 40 (1.24%) Client/Server
14 40 (1.24%) Thin Client
15 39 (1.21%) Kindle
16 38 (1.18%) iPhone
17 35 (1.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1293 (40.22%) Windows
2 350 (10.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 343 (10.67%) Windows 7
4 290 (9.02%) Linux
5 254 (7.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 201 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 145 (4.51%) Windows XP
8 122 (3.79%) Windows 8
9 81 (2.52%) UNIX
10 55 (1.71%) Android
11 53 (1.65%) Apple iOS
11 53 (1.65%) Windows Vista
12 45 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 35 (1.09%) Debian
14 24 (0.75%) Mac OS X
15 22 (0.68%) CentOS
16 18 (0.56%) Mac OS
17 16 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
18 15 (0.47%) Ubuntu
19 13 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 567 (17.64%) ITIL
2 473 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
3 393 (12.22%) Business Intelligence
4 288 (8.96%) CRM
4 288 (8.96%) Project Management
5 231 (7.19%) MVC
6 190 (5.91%) ETL
7 183 (5.69%) Service Management
8 155 (4.82%) Service Delivery
9 142 (4.42%) Scrum
10 140 (4.35%) TDD
10 140 (4.35%) Analytics
11 139 (4.32%) Business Analysis
12 121 (3.76%) Migration
13 119 (3.70%) Change Management
14 118 (3.67%) Disaster Recovery
15 110 (3.42%) Time Management
16 106 (3.30%) Data Modelling
16 106 (3.30%) Data Analysis
17 105 (3.27%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 951 (29.58%) SQL
2 490 (15.24%) C#
3 302 (9.39%) JavaScript
4 265 (8.24%) T-SQL
5 206 (6.41%) PowerShell
6 132 (4.11%) Java
7 108 (3.36%) VBA
8 82 (2.55%) VB
9 66 (2.05%) C
10 39 (1.21%) PHP
11 30 (0.93%) VBScript
11 30 (0.93%) C++
12 28 (0.87%) VB.NET
13 26 (0.81%) Python
14 25 (0.78%) Perl
15 22 (0.68%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 16 (0.50%) R
17 13 (0.40%) VB6
18 12 (0.37%) XQuery
19 11 (0.34%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 533 (16.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 372 (11.57%) Degree
3 319 (9.92%) MCSE
4 143 (4.45%) MCITP
5 141 (4.39%) MCP
6 124 (3.86%) Cisco Certification
7 102 (3.17%) CCNA
8 92 (2.86%) MCSA
9 85 (2.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 67 (2.08%) Security Cleared
11 64 (1.99%) MCTS
12 58 (1.80%) Citrix Certification
13 48 (1.49%) CCA
14 46 (1.43%) CCNP
14 46 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
15 35 (1.09%) SC Cleared
16 32 (1.00%) ISEB
17 21 (0.65%) JNCIA
17 21 (0.65%) IBM Certification
18 19 (0.59%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (4.91%) SLA
2 106 (3.30%) QA
3 45 (1.40%) ISO 9001
4 28 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (0.75%) COBIT
6 15 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (0.34%) Data Quality
8 10 (0.31%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.16%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.093%) PMBOK
10 3 (0.093%) P3O
10 3 (0.093%) Basel II
11 1 (0.031%) EMIR
11 1 (0.031%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.031%) COREP
11 1 (0.031%) FINREP
11 1 (0.031%) Basel III
11 1 (0.031%) MiFID
11 1 (0.031%) GAAP
System Software
1 839 (26.10%) Active Directory
2 420 (13.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 217 (6.75%) Hyper-V
4 161 (5.01%) XenApp
5 97 (3.02%) vSphere
6 90 (2.80%) XenDesktop
7 59 (1.84%) VMware ESXi
8 56 (1.74%) Microsoft App-V
9 49 (1.52%) VMware ESX
10 34 (1.06%) Terminal Services
11 28 (0.87%) XenServer
12 26 (0.81%) VMware Server
13 24 (0.75%) Xen
14 23 (0.72%) vCloud
15 22 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 21 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
17 18 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 14 (0.44%) NFS
19 13 (0.40%) UAG
20 12 (0.37%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 182 (5.66%) SCCM
2 97 (3.02%) SCOM
3 30 (0.93%) Tivoli
4 27 (0.84%) Backup Exec
5 21 (0.65%) Puppet
6 19 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
7 18 (0.56%) AirWatch
8 17 (0.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 17 (0.53%) SCOrch
8 17 (0.53%) NetBackup
9 16 (0.50%) Nagios
9 16 (0.50%) WSUS
10 15 (0.47%) SCVMM
10 15 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
11 11 (0.34%) XenMobile
11 11 (0.34%) ZABBIX
12 10 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 10 (0.31%) WMI
12 10 (0.31%) Cacti
13 9 (0.28%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 614 (19.10%) VMware
2 405 (12.60%) Citrix
3 362 (11.26%) Cisco
4 237 (7.37%) Oracle
5 158 (4.91%) HP
6 122 (3.79%) NetApp
7 104 (3.23%) SAP
8 99 (3.08%) IBM
9 83 (2.58%) EMC
10 75 (2.33%) Symantec
10 75 (2.33%) Avaya
11 74 (2.30%) Apple
11 74 (2.30%) Bloomberg
12 71 (2.21%) Red Hat
13 69 (2.15%) Cognos
14 67 (2.08%) Reuters
15 66 (2.05%) ServiceNow
16 55 (1.71%) Google
17 54 (1.68%) Juniper
18 51 (1.59%) Business Objects
City, London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Car allowance, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + health, bonus, pension, shares
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + uncapped OTE
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 48k per year + training, benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus, shares, health, pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Health Care + More
Posted: 16 hours ago