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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 11 7 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1323 1920 1509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.60% 15.41% 12.57%
As % of the Vendors category 30.05% 33.33% 28.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1166 1641 1364
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 £28,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
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
4403 5760 5320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.92% 46.22% 44.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3768 4836 4640
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
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 28 July 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 July 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 1147 (38.95%) MS Excel
2 1128 (38.30%) Windows
3 954 (32.39%) Finance
4 927 (31.48%) SQL
5 911 (30.93%) SQL Server
6 696 (23.63%) Active Directory
7 687 (23.33%) MS Office
8 599 (20.34%) .NET
9 536 (18.20%) VMware
10 491 (16.67%) ITIL
11 474 (16.10%) Agile Software Development
12 441 (14.97%) C#
13 431 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
14 419 (14.23%) SharePoint
15 396 (13.45%) MS Exchange
16 392 (13.31%) Business Intelligence
17 388 (13.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 377 (12.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 366 (12.43%) Degree
20 362 (12.29%) Banking
21 347 (11.78%) VMware Infrastructure
22 332 (11.27%) Cisco
23 322 (10.93%) Citrix
24 309 (10.49%) Windows Server 2008
25 308 (10.46%) Windows 7
26 304 (10.32%) ASP.NET
26 304 (10.32%) Project Management
27 300 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
28 275 (9.34%) T-SQL
29 263 (8.93%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 419 (14.23%) SharePoint
2 396 (13.45%) MS Exchange
3 166 (5.64%) IIS
4 159 (5.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 124 (4.21%) Lync
6 92 (3.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 80 (2.72%) SharePoint 2010
8 75 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2013
9 52 (1.77%) Tomcat
10 49 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
11 48 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
12 46 (1.56%) Apache
13 45 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
14 38 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
15 30 (1.02%) SAS
16 25 (0.85%) WebSphere
16 25 (0.85%) CMS
17 18 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
18 16 (0.54%) Umbraco
18 16 (0.54%) Drupal
Applications
1 1147 (38.95%) MS Excel
2 687 (23.33%) MS Office
3 124 (4.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 100 (3.40%) MS Visio
5 87 (2.95%) MS Project
6 25 (0.85%) InfoPath
6 25 (0.85%) PowerPivot
7 20 (0.68%) SPSS
8 9 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.24%) Photoshop
10 6 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.10%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.068%) Revit
13 1 (0.034%) SketchUp
13 1 (0.034%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 160 (5.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 55 (1.87%) Dynamics AX
3 22 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
4 15 (0.51%) SAP Business One
5 13 (0.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 12 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 11 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
8 8 (0.27%) Cognos Planning
9 4 (0.14%) Temenos T24
9 4 (0.14%) RiskWrite
10 3 (0.10%) Agresso
10 3 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
10 3 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.068%) ION MarketView
11 2 (0.068%) Bloomberg TOMS
11 2 (0.068%) thinkFolio
11 2 (0.068%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.068%) Magento
11 2 (0.068%) Markit EDM
11 2 (0.068%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 136 (4.62%) Office 365
2 110 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
4 44 (1.49%) SaaS
5 24 (0.81%) Google Analytics
6 17 (0.58%) Mimecast
7 16 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (0.54%) IaaS
8 10 (0.34%) Google Apps
9 8 (0.27%) Yammer
10 7 (0.24%) OneDrive
10 7 (0.24%) PaaS
11 6 (0.20%) Basecamp
12 5 (0.17%) Symantec.cloud
12 5 (0.17%) GitHub
13 4 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
14 3 (0.10%) Google App Engine
14 3 (0.10%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 230 (7.81%) DNS
2 212 (7.20%) SAN
3 195 (6.62%) Firewall
4 176 (5.98%) LAN
5 168 (5.70%) TCP/IP
6 166 (5.64%) WAN
7 144 (4.89%) DHCP
8 126 (4.28%) VPN
9 81 (2.75%) VoIP
10 74 (2.51%) Internet
11 54 (1.83%) VLAN
12 50 (1.70%) Wireless
13 43 (1.46%) Network Security
14 39 (1.32%) NAS
15 33 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
15 33 (1.12%) Intranet
15 33 (1.12%) Unified Communications
16 31 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
17 27 (0.92%) HTTP
17 27 (0.92%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 911 (30.93%) SQL Server
2 388 (13.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 377 (12.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 263 (8.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 245 (8.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 241 (8.18%) Data Warehouse
7 141 (4.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 125 (4.24%) Relational Database
9 88 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
10 69 (2.34%) Big Data
11 60 (2.04%) RDBMS
11 60 (2.04%) OLAP
12 47 (1.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 47 (1.60%) QlikView
13 46 (1.56%) MySQL
14 43 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
15 37 (1.26%) Oracle Database
16 32 (1.09%) Hadoop
17 31 (1.05%) OLAP Cube
18 30 (1.02%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 145 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 134 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 44 (1.49%) JIRA
4 36 (1.22%) Subversion
5 27 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 26 (0.88%) Git (software)
7 25 (0.85%) Cucumber
8 24 (0.81%) SpecFlow
9 23 (0.78%) FitNesse
9 23 (0.78%) TeamCity
10 21 (0.71%) NUnit
11 20 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 16 (0.54%) Jenkins
13 15 (0.51%) PowerDesigner
14 14 (0.48%) Selenium
15 12 (0.41%) InstallShield
16 11 (0.37%) MSI
17 10 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
18 9 (0.31%) Eclipse
19 7 (0.24%) MSBuild
General
1 954 (32.39%) Finance
2 362 (12.29%) Banking
3 153 (5.20%) Marketing
4 152 (5.16%) Legal
5 116 (3.94%) Retail
6 109 (3.70%) Investment Banking
7 106 (3.60%) Telecoms
7 106 (3.60%) Advertising
8 97 (3.29%) Law
9 80 (2.72%) Front Office
10 66 (2.24%) Back Office
11 62 (2.11%) Publishing
12 61 (2.07%) Financial Institution
13 30 (1.02%) Manufacturing
14 25 (0.85%) Games
15 19 (0.65%) Billing
16 14 (0.48%) Electronics
17 12 (0.41%) German Language
18 11 (0.37%) French Language
19 8 (0.27%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 728 (24.72%) Analyst
2 560 (19.02%) Developer
3 285 (9.68%) Support Analyst
4 225 (7.64%) Consultant
5 181 (6.15%) Architect
6 167 (5.67%) Administrator
7 122 (4.14%) Business Analyst
8 117 (3.97%) Support Engineer
9 112 (3.80%) Desktop Support
10 103 (3.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 101 (3.43%) DBA
12 95 (3.23%) .NET Developer
13 87 (2.95%) 2nd Line Support
13 87 (2.95%) Project Manager
14 84 (2.85%) Applications Support
15 79 (2.68%) Service Analyst
16 73 (2.48%) Technical Support
16 73 (2.48%) Service Desk Analyst
16 73 (2.48%) SQL DBA
16 73 (2.48%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 599 (20.34%) .NET
2 304 (10.32%) ASP.NET
3 257 (8.73%) HTML
4 186 (6.32%) CSS
5 166 (5.64%) jQuery
6 162 (5.50%) XML
7 132 (4.48%) Web Services
8 93 (3.16%) .NET Framework
9 84 (2.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 81 (2.75%) WCF
11 80 (2.72%) HTML5
12 72 (2.44%) Ajax
13 59 (2.00%) WPF
14 51 (1.73%) AngularJS
15 50 (1.70%) SOAP
16 45 (1.53%) Silverlight
17 44 (1.49%) MDX
18 42 (1.43%) XSLT
19 39 (1.32%) JSON
19 39 (1.32%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 300 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
2 191 (6.49%) Blackberry
3 150 (5.09%) Management Information System
4 141 (4.79%) Computer Science
5 130 (4.41%) Data Centre
6 100 (3.40%) Replication
7 92 (3.12%) Clustering
8 66 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
9 61 (2.07%) Video Conferencing
10 49 (1.66%) Mathematics
11 44 (1.49%) User Experience
12 43 (1.46%) Client/Server
13 42 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 42 (1.43%) Statistics
14 39 (1.32%) Thin Client
14 39 (1.32%) Fat Client
15 36 (1.22%) Derivative
16 35 (1.19%) Equities
16 35 (1.19%) Fixed Income
16 35 (1.19%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1128 (38.30%) Windows
2 309 (10.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 308 (10.46%) Windows 7
4 262 (8.90%) Linux
5 216 (7.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 177 (6.01%) Windows Server 2003
7 98 (3.33%) Windows XP
8 93 (3.16%) Windows 8
9 83 (2.82%) UNIX
10 51 (1.73%) Android
10 51 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 48 (1.63%) Apple iOS
12 40 (1.36%) Debian
13 32 (1.09%) Windows Vista
14 21 (0.71%) CentOS
15 19 (0.65%) Mac OS X
16 17 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
17 14 (0.48%) Solaris
18 11 (0.37%) SUSE
18 11 (0.37%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 491 (16.67%) ITIL
2 474 (16.10%) Agile Software Development
3 392 (13.31%) Business Intelligence
4 304 (10.32%) Project Management
5 263 (8.93%) CRM
6 192 (6.52%) MVC
7 181 (6.15%) ETL
8 161 (5.47%) Service Management
9 150 (5.09%) SDLC
10 139 (4.72%) Service Delivery
11 137 (4.65%) Scrum
12 133 (4.52%) Analytics
13 127 (4.31%) Migration
14 121 (4.11%) TDD
15 120 (4.07%) Business Analysis
16 113 (3.84%) PRINCE2
17 106 (3.60%) Time Management
18 100 (3.40%) Change Management
19 97 (3.29%) Mentoring
20 96 (3.26%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 927 (31.48%) SQL
2 441 (14.97%) C#
3 275 (9.34%) T-SQL
4 262 (8.90%) JavaScript
5 180 (6.11%) PowerShell
6 138 (4.69%) Java
7 80 (2.72%) C
8 76 (2.58%) VBA
9 68 (2.31%) VB
10 41 (1.39%) C++
11 35 (1.19%) PHP
12 33 (1.12%) VB.NET
12 33 (1.12%) VBScript
13 29 (0.98%) Perl
14 26 (0.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 23 (0.78%) Python
16 13 (0.44%) XQuery
16 13 (0.44%) PL/SQL
17 12 (0.41%) Bash Shell
18 10 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 431 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 366 (12.43%) Degree
3 223 (7.57%) MCSE
4 108 (3.67%) MCITP
5 107 (3.63%) Cisco Certification
6 101 (3.43%) MCP
7 81 (2.75%) CCNA
8 78 (2.65%) MCSA
9 68 (2.31%) Security Cleared
9 68 (2.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 52 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
11 46 (1.56%) MCTS
12 44 (1.49%) CCNP
13 37 (1.26%) SC Cleared
14 36 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
15 32 (1.09%) CCA
16 24 (0.81%) ISEB
17 21 (0.71%) CISSP
18 20 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 20 (0.68%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 155 (5.26%) SLA
2 119 (4.04%) QA
3 35 (1.19%) ISO 9001
4 28 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 17 (0.58%) COBIT
7 13 (0.44%) MiFID
7 13 (0.44%) Data Quality
7 13 (0.44%) PCI DSS
8 11 (0.37%) EMIR
8 11 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
9 5 (0.17%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.10%) BS7799
10 3 (0.10%) PMBOK
10 3 (0.10%) P3O
10 3 (0.10%) BS25999
11 1 (0.034%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.034%) Basel II
System Software
1 696 (23.63%) Active Directory
2 347 (11.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 190 (6.45%) Hyper-V
4 116 (3.94%) XenApp
5 77 (2.61%) vSphere
6 63 (2.14%) XenDesktop
7 55 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
8 48 (1.63%) VMware ESX
9 42 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
10 21 (0.71%) Terminal Services
10 21 (0.71%) VMware Server
11 20 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
11 20 (0.68%) Xen
12 16 (0.54%) vCloud
13 14 (0.48%) XenServer
14 12 (0.41%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 12 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 12 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
14 12 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 10 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 157 (5.33%) SCCM
2 79 (2.68%) SCOM
3 30 (1.02%) Tivoli
4 27 (0.92%) Backup Exec
5 24 (0.81%) Puppet
6 20 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 20 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
7 18 (0.61%) NetBackup
8 17 (0.58%) AirWatch
9 15 (0.51%) Nagios
10 14 (0.48%) WSUS
11 10 (0.34%) SCOrch
12 9 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 9 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
13 8 (0.27%) SCVMM
13 8 (0.27%) Windows Intune
13 8 (0.27%) Nessus
14 7 (0.24%) ZABBIX
14 7 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
15 6 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 536 (18.20%) VMware
2 332 (11.27%) Cisco
3 322 (10.93%) Citrix
4 215 (7.30%) Oracle
5 142 (4.82%) HP
6 101 (3.43%) IBM
7 99 (3.36%) NetApp
8 96 (3.26%) SAP
9 84 (2.85%) Bloomberg
10 70 (2.38%) Red Hat
11 67 (2.28%) EMC
12 65 (2.21%) Apple
13 64 (2.17%) Symantec
14 63 (2.14%) Avaya
15 62 (2.11%) Reuters
16 54 (1.83%) ServiceNow
17 52 (1.77%) Google
18 51 (1.73%) Dell
19 46 (1.56%) Sybase
20 45 (1.53%) Cognos
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + brilliant bonuses and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k-£55k+benefits, progession +package
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £43,000-£55,000+ COMPETITIVE package
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Netstar IT Solutions
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + 10% bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £75000.00 - £88000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 65-80k
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 65k-80k
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Capgemini
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum plus benefits package incl. bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £95000 - £120000 per annum + 30% bonus + exceptional package
Posted: 20 hours ago