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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 9 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 806 990 1799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.16% 14.58% 16.35%
As % of the Vendors category 34.73% 33.18% 33.80%
Number of salaries quoted 753 883 1614
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
2321 2984 5322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 43.64% 43.95% 48.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2100 2604 4592
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,941
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in the City of London

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 620 (36.97%) SQL Server
2 580 (34.59%) Windows
3 574 (34.23%) MS Excel
4 563 (33.57%) Finance
5 529 (31.54%) SQL
6 411 (24.51%) .NET
7 342 (20.39%) Agile Software Development
8 336 (20.04%) Active Directory
9 322 (19.20%) C#
10 310 (18.49%) MS Office
10 310 (18.49%) ITIL
11 305 (18.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 275 (16.40%) Windows Server
13 258 (15.38%) VMware
14 254 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
15 220 (13.12%) JavaScript
15 220 (13.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 219 (13.06%) ASP.NET
17 212 (12.64%) Microsoft Azure
18 206 (12.28%) MVC
19 205 (12.22%) HTML
20 204 (12.16%) Cisco
21 202 (12.05%) Degree
22 201 (11.99%) Analytical Skills
23 181 (10.79%) T-SQL
24 177 (10.55%) VMware Infrastructure
25 175 (10.44%) Web Services
25 175 (10.44%) SharePoint
25 175 (10.44%) Data Warehouse
26 174 (10.38%) Citrix

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 175 (10.44%) SharePoint
2 157 (9.36%) MS Exchange
3 110 (6.56%) IIS
4 102 (6.08%) CMS
5 58 (3.46%) Skype for Business
6 51 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2010
7 48 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
8 42 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
9 37 (2.21%) JBoss
10 33 (1.97%) Apache
11 27 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
12 26 (1.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 26 (1.55%) Tomcat
13 21 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
14 20 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
14 20 (1.19%) WebSphere
15 16 (0.95%) WebLogic
16 13 (0.78%) OpenStack
17 12 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
18 10 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 574 (34.23%) MS Excel
2 310 (18.49%) MS Office
3 109 (6.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 55 (3.28%) MS Visio
5 27 (1.61%) MS Project
6 10 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.24%) SPSS
8 4 (0.24%) Stata
9 1 (0.060%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.060%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.060%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.060%) InDesign
9 1 (0.060%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.060%) QuarkXPress
9 1 (0.060%) Revit
Business Applications
1 88 (5.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.36%) Eikon
4 6 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
5 4 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.24%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.18%) Primavera
6 3 (0.18%) Temenos T24
6 3 (0.18%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.12%) CA PPM
7 2 (0.12%) Endur
7 2 (0.12%) HFM
7 2 (0.12%) OpenText MBPM
7 2 (0.12%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.060%) Maximo
8 1 (0.060%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.060%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 212 (12.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 116 (6.92%) Amazon AWS
3 112 (6.68%) Office 365
4 48 (2.86%) SaaS
5 36 (2.15%) PaaS
6 28 (1.67%) IaaS
7 17 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (0.78%) Mimecast
10 11 (0.66%) Data Lake Analytics
11 10 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 9 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
13 7 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
14 6 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
14 6 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
15 5 (0.30%) GitHub
16 3 (0.18%) Bluemix
16 3 (0.18%) Dropbox
16 3 (0.18%) IBM Cloud
16 3 (0.18%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 154 (9.18%) Firewall
2 125 (7.45%) DNS
3 111 (6.62%) Internet
4 96 (5.72%) VPN
5 92 (5.49%) DHCP
5 92 (5.49%) Intranet
6 87 (5.19%) SAN
7 83 (4.95%) TCP/IP
8 73 (4.35%) LAN
9 67 (4.00%) WAN
10 53 (3.16%) VoIP
11 33 (1.97%) Wireless
12 32 (1.91%) Skype
13 27 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
14 26 (1.55%) HTTP
15 25 (1.49%) iSCSI
15 25 (1.49%) Network Security
15 25 (1.49%) VLAN
16 20 (1.19%) NetScaler
17 18 (1.07%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 620 (36.97%) SQL Server
2 305 (18.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 220 (13.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 175 (10.44%) Data Warehouse
5 171 (10.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 140 (8.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 129 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
8 103 (6.14%) Power BI
9 89 (5.31%) Relational Database
10 84 (5.01%) SQL Server 2012
11 47 (2.80%) Big Data
12 41 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
13 40 (2.39%) QlikView
14 39 (2.33%) NoSQL
15 32 (1.91%) MS Access
15 32 (1.91%) RDBMS
16 31 (1.85%) Data Mining
17 30 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 25 (1.49%) MongoDB
19 24 (1.43%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 133 (7.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 129 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 42 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 29 (1.73%) TeamCity
5 26 (1.55%) JIRA
6 24 (1.43%) Jenkins
7 18 (1.07%) Subversion
8 13 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
9 10 (0.60%) NUnit
9 10 (0.60%) Selenium
9 10 (0.60%) WebDriver
10 6 (0.36%) SpecFlow
10 6 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
12 4 (0.24%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.18%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.18%) Gradle
13 3 (0.18%) JBehave
13 3 (0.18%) MSBuild
13 3 (0.18%) TestNG
General
1 563 (33.57%) Finance
2 146 (8.71%) Legal
3 135 (8.05%) Banking
4 99 (5.90%) Law
5 54 (3.22%) Advertising
6 53 (3.16%) Retail
7 47 (2.80%) Marketing
8 31 (1.85%) Investment Banking
9 24 (1.43%) Telecoms
10 20 (1.19%) Back Office
10 20 (1.19%) Billing
11 15 (0.89%) Front Office
12 12 (0.72%) Games
12 12 (0.72%) Publishing
13 9 (0.54%) Turkish Language
14 7 (0.42%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.36%) German Language
16 5 (0.30%) Japanese Language
16 5 (0.30%) Manufacturing
17 4 (0.24%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 396 (23.61%) Analyst
2 379 (22.60%) Developer
3 178 (10.61%) .NET Developer
4 123 (7.33%) C# Developer
5 122 (7.27%) Support Analyst
6 119 (7.10%) Architect
7 106 (6.32%) Consultant
8 94 (5.61%) C# .NET Developer
9 89 (5.31%) Administrator
10 86 (5.13%) IT Support
10 86 (5.13%) Support Engineer
11 74 (4.41%) DBA
12 71 (4.23%) Senior Developer
13 68 (4.05%) Business Analyst
14 66 (3.94%) Service Analyst
15 65 (3.88%) Applications Support
15 65 (3.88%) ASP.NET Developer
15 65 (3.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 62 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 62 (3.70%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 411 (24.51%) .NET
2 219 (13.06%) ASP.NET
3 205 (12.22%) HTML
4 175 (10.44%) Web Services
5 158 (9.42%) ASP.NET MVC
6 143 (8.53%) .NET Framework
7 141 (8.41%) CSS
8 125 (7.45%) XML
9 112 (6.68%) Entity Framework
10 109 (6.50%) HTML5
11 92 (5.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 90 (5.37%) CSS3
13 87 (5.19%) AngularJS
14 84 (5.01%) ASP.NET Web API
15 83 (4.95%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 77 (4.59%) XSLT
17 66 (3.94%) jQuery
18 61 (3.64%) MDX
19 44 (2.62%) WCF
20 36 (2.15%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 201 (11.99%) Analytical Skills
2 91 (5.43%) Management Information System
3 86 (5.13%) User Experience
4 83 (4.95%) Data Centre
5 71 (4.23%) Computer Science
6 52 (3.10%) Blackberry
7 51 (3.04%) Video Conferencing
8 42 (2.50%) Clustering
9 41 (2.44%) Replication
10 32 (1.91%) Visualisation
11 31 (1.85%) Public Cloud
12 30 (1.79%) Fintech
13 29 (1.73%) PMI
14 27 (1.61%) iPhone
14 27 (1.61%) Smartphone
15 24 (1.43%) IVR
16 23 (1.37%) Reference Data
17 22 (1.31%) Mathematics
18 20 (1.19%) Client/Server
19 19 (1.13%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 580 (34.59%) Windows
2 275 (16.40%) Windows Server
3 153 (9.12%) Linux
4 139 (8.29%) Windows 7
5 137 (8.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 111 (6.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 80 (4.77%) Unix
8 54 (3.22%) Windows 10
9 53 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 47 (2.80%) Windows 8
11 37 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 36 (2.15%) Android
13 29 (1.73%) Mac OS X
14 28 (1.67%) Solaris
15 24 (1.43%) Apple iOS
16 21 (1.25%) Windows XP
17 7 (0.42%) CentOS
17 7 (0.42%) Mac OS
18 6 (0.36%) Ubuntu
18 6 (0.36%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (20.39%) Agile Software Development
2 310 (18.49%) ITIL
3 254 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
4 206 (12.28%) MVC
5 151 (9.00%) Project Management
6 134 (7.99%) SDLC
7 120 (7.16%) CRM
8 114 (6.80%) Change Management
8 114 (6.80%) OO
9 113 (6.74%) Web Development
10 100 (5.96%) Configuration Management
11 97 (5.78%) PRINCE2
12 95 (5.66%) Content Management
12 95 (5.66%) Scrum
13 94 (5.61%) Service Delivery
14 92 (5.49%) Data Management
14 92 (5.49%) OOD
15 91 (5.43%) Test Scripting
16 90 (5.37%) UML
17 88 (5.25%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 529 (31.54%) SQL
2 322 (19.20%) C#
3 220 (13.12%) JavaScript
4 181 (10.79%) T-SQL
5 106 (6.32%) PowerShell
6 80 (4.77%) Java
7 75 (4.47%) XPath
8 49 (2.92%) VB
9 37 (2.21%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 32 (1.91%) Shell Script
11 31 (1.85%) Python
12 30 (1.79%) Bash Shell
13 29 (1.73%) VBA
14 26 (1.55%) C
15 22 (1.31%) VB.NET
16 16 (0.95%) Perl
17 15 (0.89%) Ruby
18 14 (0.83%) PHP
19 12 (0.72%) C++
19 12 (0.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 202 (12.05%) Degree
2 156 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 91 (5.43%) MCSE
4 51 (3.04%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (2.21%) CCNA
6 33 (1.97%) MCSA
6 33 (1.97%) PMI Certification
7 30 (1.79%) MCP
8 26 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
9 25 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 23 (1.37%) EMC Certification
11 22 (1.31%) CISA
11 22 (1.31%) MCITP
12 19 (1.13%) PCI QSA
13 17 (1.01%) MCTS
14 15 (0.89%) PMP
15 14 (0.83%) CISSP
15 14 (0.83%) ISEB
16 13 (0.78%) CCA
16 13 (0.78%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (7.93%) QA
2 86 (5.13%) SLA
3 65 (3.88%) Data Quality
4 40 (2.39%) PCI DSS
5 18 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.60%) ISO27005
8 8 (0.48%) COBIT
9 3 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
9 3 (0.18%) EMIR
9 3 (0.18%) MiFID
9 3 (0.18%) P3O
10 1 (0.060%) GAMP
10 1 (0.060%) GCP
10 1 (0.060%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.060%) SDET
System Software
1 336 (20.04%) Active Directory
2 177 (10.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (5.07%) Hyper-V
4 57 (3.40%) XenApp
5 44 (2.62%) vSphere
6 30 (1.79%) XenDesktop
7 18 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (1.01%) XenServer
9 14 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
10 13 (0.78%) VMware ESX
10 13 (0.78%) Xen
11 11 (0.66%) Docker
12 9 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
12 9 (0.54%) NFS
13 8 (0.48%) vCloud
14 7 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 7 (0.42%) VMware Server
15 6 (0.36%) Terminal Services
15 6 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
16 5 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 77 (4.59%) SCCM
2 37 (2.21%) SCOM
3 30 (1.79%) Puppet
4 23 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (1.37%) WSUS
5 22 (1.31%) AirWatch
5 22 (1.31%) Backup Exec
6 17 (1.01%) Ansible
6 17 (1.01%) NetBackup
7 12 (0.72%) FortiGate
7 12 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
8 11 (0.66%) Casper Suite
8 11 (0.66%) Cobbler
9 10 (0.60%) Nessus
9 10 (0.60%) Salt
9 10 (0.60%) Terraform
9 10 (0.60%) Tivoli
10 9 (0.54%) Nagios
10 9 (0.54%) Perfmon
11 7 (0.42%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 258 (15.38%) VMware
2 204 (12.16%) Cisco
3 174 (10.38%) Citrix
4 132 (7.87%) Oracle
5 96 (5.72%) HP
6 86 (5.13%) EPiServer
7 75 (4.47%) Tableau
8 57 (3.40%) IBM
9 56 (3.34%) Apple
10 46 (2.74%) Dell
11 42 (2.50%) EMC
12 37 (2.21%) Red Hat
13 34 (2.03%) NetApp
13 34 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
13 34 (2.03%) SAP
14 32 (1.91%) CheckPoint
14 32 (1.91%) iManage
15 30 (1.79%) Adobe
16 28 (1.67%) Bloomberg
16 28 (1.67%) Mitel
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - £95,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Dunsdon Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Gym + Healthcare
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £30000 - £30001 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £300 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
JM
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great company
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30 000 - £65 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Certs
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
FT Select
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + bonus + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £60k + equity
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-£55,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £80000 - £115000 per annum + Bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago