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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 12 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1241 1849 1542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.73% 15.76% 13.04%
As % of the Vendors category 29.55% 34.20% 29.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1094 1553 1394
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
4199 5407 5234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 43.08% 46.09% 44.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3576 4480 4603
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £33,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 1021 (39.42%) MS Excel
2 939 (36.25%) Windows
3 875 (33.78%) Finance
4 841 (32.47%) SQL
5 834 (32.20%) SQL Server
6 603 (23.28%) MS Office
7 558 (21.54%) .NET
8 547 (21.12%) Active Directory
9 446 (17.22%) Agile Software Development
10 427 (16.49%) VMware
11 417 (16.10%) C#
12 399 (15.41%) ITIL
13 391 (15.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 374 (14.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 365 (14.09%) Business Intelligence
16 349 (13.47%) SharePoint
17 342 (13.20%) Degree
18 335 (12.93%) Microsoft Certification
19 334 (12.90%) Banking
20 301 (11.62%) MS Exchange
21 281 (10.85%) Analytical Skills
22 279 (10.77%) ASP.NET
23 275 (10.62%) Project Management
24 273 (10.54%) VMware Infrastructure
25 269 (10.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 269 (10.39%) Cisco
26 267 (10.31%) Windows Server 2008
27 254 (9.81%) T-SQL
28 250 (9.65%) Windows 7
29 247 (9.54%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
1 349 (13.47%) SharePoint
2 301 (11.62%) MS Exchange
3 136 (5.25%) IIS
4 110 (4.25%) Lync
5 109 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2010
6 73 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
7 71 (2.74%) SharePoint 2010
8 57 (2.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 47 (1.81%) Apache
10 46 (1.78%) Tomcat
11 45 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
12 41 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
13 33 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
14 30 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
15 27 (1.04%) CMS
16 23 (0.89%) WebSphere
17 18 (0.69%) JBoss
18 17 (0.66%) Umbraco
19 16 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
20 15 (0.58%) SAS
Applications
1 1021 (39.42%) MS Excel
2 603 (23.28%) MS Office
3 137 (5.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 97 (3.75%) MS Project
5 96 (3.71%) MS Visio
6 23 (0.89%) PowerPivot
7 21 (0.81%) InfoPath
8 12 (0.46%) SPSS
9 8 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.15%) Photoshop
11 4 (0.15%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.077%) Revit
12 2 (0.077%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.039%) Maya
13 1 (0.039%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.039%) SketchUp
13 1 (0.039%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 140 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 46 (1.78%) Dynamics AX
3 25 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
4 14 (0.54%) SAP Business One
5 13 (0.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 12 (0.46%) Dynamics GP
7 8 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.15%) Temenos T24
8 4 (0.15%) RiskWrite
8 4 (0.15%) Dynamics SL
9 3 (0.12%) CSG Singleview
9 3 (0.12%) Markit EDM
9 3 (0.12%) thinkFolio
10 2 (0.077%) Bloomberg TOMS
10 2 (0.077%) Magento
10 2 (0.077%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.077%) LatentZero
10 2 (0.077%) Cognos TM1
10 2 (0.077%) Summit
10 2 (0.077%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 126 (4.86%) Office 365
2 89 (3.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (1.35%) SaaS
5 24 (0.93%) Google Analytics
6 19 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (0.50%) IaaS
8 9 (0.35%) Mimecast
9 8 (0.31%) Google Apps
10 6 (0.23%) PaaS
10 6 (0.23%) Yammer
10 6 (0.23%) Basecamp
11 5 (0.19%) GitHub
11 5 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
12 4 (0.15%) OneDrive
13 3 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.12%) Google App Engine
14 2 (0.077%) Amazon CloudSearch
14 2 (0.077%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 194 (7.49%) DNS
2 165 (6.37%) TCP/IP
2 165 (6.37%) SAN
3 164 (6.33%) Firewall
4 146 (5.64%) LAN
5 127 (4.90%) DHCP
6 124 (4.79%) WAN
7 90 (3.47%) VPN
8 67 (2.59%) Internet
9 58 (2.24%) VoIP
10 45 (1.74%) Wireless
11 44 (1.70%) NAS
12 33 (1.27%) VLAN
13 30 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
14 26 (1.00%) Intranet
15 25 (0.97%) Unified Communications
15 25 (0.97%) Network Security
16 24 (0.93%) SSL
17 22 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
17 22 (0.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 834 (32.20%) SQL Server
2 391 (15.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 374 (14.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 269 (10.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 227 (8.76%) Data Warehouse
6 223 (8.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 137 (5.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 117 (4.52%) Relational Database
9 64 (2.47%) RDBMS
10 63 (2.43%) SQL Server 2005
11 55 (2.12%) OLAP
11 55 (2.12%) Big Data
12 42 (1.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 38 (1.47%) QlikView
13 38 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
14 37 (1.43%) Oracle Database
15 31 (1.20%) Hadoop
16 30 (1.16%) MySQL
17 28 (1.08%) OLAP Cube
17 28 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 148 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 124 (4.79%) Visual Studio
3 44 (1.70%) JIRA
4 42 (1.62%) Cucumber
5 41 (1.58%) SpecFlow
6 39 (1.51%) FitNesse
7 33 (1.27%) Subversion
8 30 (1.16%) Selenium
9 28 (1.08%) TeamCity
10 26 (1.00%) Git (software)
11 24 (0.93%) NUnit
12 23 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 19 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 17 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
15 16 (0.62%) Jenkins
16 11 (0.42%) PowerDesigner
17 10 (0.39%) MSBuild
17 10 (0.39%) HP UFT
17 10 (0.39%) MSI
17 10 (0.39%) InstallShield
General
1 875 (33.78%) Finance
2 334 (12.90%) Banking
3 157 (6.06%) Legal
4 148 (5.71%) Marketing
5 111 (4.29%) Telecoms
6 96 (3.71%) Law
7 95 (3.67%) Advertising
8 93 (3.59%) Retail
9 89 (3.44%) Investment Banking
10 69 (2.66%) Back Office
11 63 (2.43%) Front Office
12 43 (1.66%) Publishing
13 41 (1.58%) Financial Institution
14 26 (1.00%) Manufacturing
15 21 (0.81%) Games
16 20 (0.77%) German Language
17 17 (0.66%) Billing
17 17 (0.66%) French Language
18 12 (0.46%) Electronics
19 8 (0.31%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 629 (24.29%) Analyst
2 528 (20.39%) Developer
3 227 (8.76%) Support Analyst
4 180 (6.95%) Consultant
5 148 (5.71%) Administrator
6 145 (5.60%) Architect
7 117 (4.52%) Support Engineer
8 114 (4.40%) Business Analyst
9 112 (4.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 103 (3.98%) DBA
11 95 (3.67%) Project Manager
12 89 (3.44%) Desktop Support
13 81 (3.13%) .NET Developer
14 79 (3.05%) Applications Support
15 76 (2.93%) 2nd Line Support
15 76 (2.93%) SQL DBA
16 66 (2.55%) Service Analyst
17 65 (2.51%) IT Support
18 63 (2.43%) Service Desk Analyst
19 62 (2.39%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 558 (21.54%) .NET
2 279 (10.77%) ASP.NET
3 234 (9.03%) HTML
4 163 (6.29%) CSS
5 147 (5.68%) XML
6 146 (5.64%) Web Services
7 140 (5.41%) jQuery
8 75 (2.90%) WCF
9 73 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC
10 72 (2.78%) .NET Framework
11 66 (2.55%) Ajax
12 65 (2.51%) HTML5
13 58 (2.24%) WPF
14 49 (1.89%) MDX
14 49 (1.89%) SOAP
15 39 (1.51%) AngularJS
16 38 (1.47%) Gherkin
17 37 (1.43%) Silverlight
18 36 (1.39%) REST
19 34 (1.31%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 281 (10.85%) Analytical Skills
2 142 (5.48%) Blackberry
3 132 (5.10%) Management Information System
4 129 (4.98%) Computer Science
5 111 (4.29%) Data Centre
6 89 (3.44%) Replication
7 64 (2.47%) Clustering
8 59 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
9 52 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 51 (1.97%) Equities
11 48 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
11 48 (1.85%) Derivative
12 46 (1.78%) Client/Server
13 45 (1.74%) Fixed Income
14 43 (1.66%) Mathematics
15 35 (1.35%) User Experience
16 32 (1.24%) Data Integration
17 29 (1.12%) Visualisation
18 28 (1.08%) E-Learning
19 27 (1.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 939 (36.25%) Windows
2 267 (10.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 250 (9.65%) Windows 7
4 211 (8.15%) Linux
5 186 (7.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 148 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 80 (3.09%) Windows 8
8 79 (3.05%) UNIX
9 72 (2.78%) Windows XP
10 41 (1.58%) Android
11 34 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 30 (1.16%) Debian
13 29 (1.12%) Apple iOS
14 22 (0.85%) Mac OS X
15 18 (0.69%) Windows Vista
16 15 (0.58%) CentOS
17 13 (0.50%) Solaris
18 12 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
19 10 (0.39%) SUSE
20 8 (0.31%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 446 (17.22%) Agile Software Development
2 399 (15.41%) ITIL
3 365 (14.09%) Business Intelligence
4 275 (10.62%) Project Management
5 233 (9.00%) CRM
6 170 (6.56%) MVC
7 166 (6.41%) ETL
8 156 (6.02%) SDLC
9 134 (5.17%) Service Management
10 131 (5.06%) Scrum
11 126 (4.86%) Business Analysis
12 116 (4.48%) Analytics
13 113 (4.36%) User Acceptance Testing
14 111 (4.29%) Migration
15 110 (4.25%) TDD
16 109 (4.21%) Service Delivery
17 102 (3.94%) PRINCE2
18 95 (3.67%) Mentoring
19 93 (3.59%) Change Management
20 87 (3.36%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 841 (32.47%) SQL
2 417 (16.10%) C#
3 254 (9.81%) T-SQL
4 234 (9.03%) JavaScript
5 156 (6.02%) PowerShell
6 134 (5.17%) Java
7 76 (2.93%) C
8 53 (2.05%) VBA
8 53 (2.05%) VB
9 45 (1.74%) VB.NET
10 36 (1.39%) C++
11 29 (1.12%) VBScript
12 27 (1.04%) PHP
13 25 (0.97%) Perl
13 25 (0.97%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 16 (0.62%) Python
15 11 (0.42%) PL/SQL
16 10 (0.39%) Bash Shell
16 10 (0.39%) Shell Script
17 9 (0.35%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 342 (13.20%) Degree
2 335 (12.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 161 (6.22%) MCSE
4 101 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
5 83 (3.20%) MCITP
6 71 (2.74%) MCP
6 71 (2.74%) CCNA
7 69 (2.66%) MCSA
8 60 (2.32%) Security Cleared
9 50 (1.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 49 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
11 43 (1.66%) CCNP
12 40 (1.54%) MCTS
13 33 (1.27%) SC Cleared
14 26 (1.00%) ISEB
15 21 (0.81%) CISSP
16 19 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
17 18 (0.69%) MOS
17 18 (0.69%) A+ Certification
18 16 (0.62%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (5.02%) QA
2 129 (4.98%) SLA
3 28 (1.08%) ISO 9001
4 26 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (0.97%) MiFID
6 20 (0.77%) EMIR
6 20 (0.77%) Dodd-Frank
7 17 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 13 (0.50%) COBIT
8 13 (0.50%) Data Quality
9 12 (0.46%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.12%) BS7799
10 3 (0.12%) BS25999
11 2 (0.077%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.039%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.039%) P3O
12 1 (0.039%) PMBOK
System Software
1 547 (21.12%) Active Directory
2 273 (10.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 161 (6.22%) Hyper-V
4 85 (3.28%) XenApp
5 63 (2.43%) vSphere
6 49 (1.89%) XenDesktop
7 46 (1.78%) VMware ESX
8 42 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
9 29 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
10 20 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
11 16 (0.62%) VMware Server
12 15 (0.58%) Terminal Services
13 13 (0.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 13 (0.50%) vCloud
14 10 (0.39%) XenServer
14 10 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
15 9 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 9 (0.35%) Xen
16 7 (0.27%) Terminal Server
16 7 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 127 (4.90%) SCCM
2 65 (2.51%) SCOM
3 38 (1.47%) Backup Exec
4 26 (1.00%) Puppet
4 26 (1.00%) Tivoli
5 17 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
6 16 (0.62%) NetBackup
7 14 (0.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 13 (0.50%) Nagios
8 13 (0.50%) WSUS
9 12 (0.46%) AirWatch
10 11 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
12 8 (0.31%) Data Guard
13 7 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
13 7 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
14 6 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 6 (0.23%) ARCserve
15 5 (0.19%) Control-M
15 5 (0.19%) OpenView
Vendors
1 427 (16.49%) VMware
2 269 (10.39%) Cisco
3 247 (9.54%) Citrix
4 194 (7.49%) Oracle
5 108 (4.17%) HP
6 87 (3.36%) SAP
7 81 (3.13%) IBM
8 71 (2.74%) NetApp
9 70 (2.70%) Bloomberg
10 58 (2.24%) EMC
11 55 (2.12%) Red Hat
12 54 (2.08%) Symantec
13 49 (1.89%) Google
14 48 (1.85%) Apple
15 45 (1.74%) Reuters
16 43 (1.66%) Dell
16 43 (1.66%) Sybase
17 41 (1.58%) Avaya
18 38 (1.47%) Tableau
19 36 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £37000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 60k per year + Car + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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ninesharp
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + 25 days holiday, 5% pension etc...
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Premier Media
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Gym, Travel + more!
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