The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the City of London region.

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

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 7 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1779 1529 1762
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.05% 13.00% 12.66%
As % of the Vendors category 30.38% 27.68% 27.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1603 1311 1615
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
5856 5524 6474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 46.26% 46.97% 46.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5046 4804 5872
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
London

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 18 April 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in the City of London

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1258 (39.46%) Windows
2 1141 (35.79%) MS Excel
3 1123 (35.23%) SQL Server
4 1122 (35.19%) Finance
5 1089 (34.16%) SQL
6 939 (29.45%) .NET
7 755 (23.68%) C#
8 706 (22.15%) Active Directory
9 580 (18.19%) MS Office
10 543 (17.03%) SharePoint
11 524 (16.44%) Microsoft Certification
12 505 (15.84%) VMware
13 474 (14.87%) Degree
14 463 (14.52%) ITIL
15 455 (14.27%) MS Exchange
16 450 (14.12%) Windows Server 2008
17 447 (14.02%) ASP.NET
18 392 (12.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 392 (12.30%) Banking
19 385 (12.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 369 (11.57%) Citrix
21 368 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
22 357 (11.20%) SQL Server 2008
23 353 (11.07%) HTML
24 347 (10.88%) VMware Infrastructure
25 336 (10.54%) PowerShell
26 333 (10.45%) JavaScript
27 322 (10.10%) IIS
28 319 (10.01%) Agile Software Development
29 301 (9.44%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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
1 543 (17.03%) SharePoint
2 455 (14.27%) MS Exchange
3 322 (10.10%) IIS
4 212 (6.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 135 (4.23%) Lync
6 131 (4.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 107 (3.36%) BizTalk Server
8 106 (3.32%) SharePoint 2010
9 97 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2003
10 81 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2007
11 75 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
12 71 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2013
13 63 (1.98%) SharePoint Server
14 62 (1.94%) CMS
15 45 (1.41%) IBM Notes
15 45 (1.41%) WebSphere
15 45 (1.41%) Office Communications Server
16 41 (1.29%) Tomcat
17 34 (1.07%) Lotus Domino
18 23 (0.72%) Apache
Applications
1 1141 (35.79%) MS Excel
2 580 (18.19%) MS Office
3 101 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 93 (2.92%) MS Visio
5 72 (2.26%) MS Project
6 18 (0.56%) PowerPivot
7 14 (0.44%) Photoshop
8 11 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
9 10 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (0.22%) InfoPath
10 7 (0.22%) InDesign
11 6 (0.19%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.063%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.063%) Maya
12 2 (0.063%) SPSS
12 2 (0.063%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 132 (4.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 64 (2.01%) Dynamics AX
3 26 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
4 25 (0.78%) Markit EDM
5 23 (0.72%) SAP Business One
6 13 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 12 (0.38%) Temenos T24
8 11 (0.35%) Google Analytics
8 11 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
9 10 (0.31%) Maximo
9 10 (0.31%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
9 10 (0.31%) Advent Moxy
10 9 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
11 6 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
12 5 (0.16%) SiteCatalyst
12 5 (0.16%) SAP BPC
12 5 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 5 (0.16%) LatentZero
13 4 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
13 4 (0.13%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 105 (3.29%) Office 365
2 57 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (1.51%) SaaS
4 28 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
5 26 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (0.66%) PaaS
7 19 (0.60%) IaaS
8 12 (0.38%) Rackspace Cloud
9 5 (0.16%) Google Apps
9 5 (0.16%) GitHub
10 4 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.063%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.031%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.031%) MailChimp
12 1 (0.031%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 269 (8.44%) DNS
2 239 (7.50%) TCP/IP
3 185 (5.80%) SAN
4 162 (5.08%) DHCP
5 155 (4.86%) Firewall
6 152 (4.77%) LAN
7 141 (4.42%) WAN
8 136 (4.27%) Internet
9 97 (3.04%) VPN
10 63 (1.98%) NAS
11 60 (1.88%) Intranet
12 52 (1.63%) VoIP
13 50 (1.57%) Unified Communications
14 42 (1.32%) HTTP
15 40 (1.25%) Wireless
16 38 (1.19%) SMTP
17 35 (1.10%) NetScaler
17 35 (1.10%) SSL
18 32 (1.00%) LDAP
19 23 (0.72%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1123 (35.23%) SQL Server
2 392 (12.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 385 (12.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 357 (11.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 243 (7.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 217 (6.81%) Data Warehouse
7 177 (5.55%) SQL Server 2005
8 138 (4.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 83 (2.60%) Relational Database
10 74 (2.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 68 (2.13%) OLAP
12 58 (1.82%) MySQL
13 53 (1.66%) Crystal Reports
14 45 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
14 45 (1.41%) Oracle Database
15 43 (1.35%) MS Access
16 42 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
17 38 (1.19%) NoSQL
18 33 (1.04%) Data Mining
19 31 (0.97%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 227 (7.12%) Visual Studio
2 187 (5.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 69 (2.16%) Subversion
4 52 (1.63%) NUnit
5 51 (1.60%) JIRA
6 39 (1.22%) Git (software)
7 33 (1.04%) JUnit
8 27 (0.85%) Eclipse
9 26 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 26 (0.82%) MSBuild
10 22 (0.69%) SpecFlow
11 21 (0.66%) TeamCity
11 21 (0.66%) Introscope
12 20 (0.63%) Xcode
12 20 (0.63%) PhoneGap
13 18 (0.56%) Selenium
14 15 (0.47%) Moq
15 14 (0.44%) Rhino Mocks
16 13 (0.41%) Mockito
17 12 (0.38%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1122 (35.19%) Finance
2 392 (12.30%) Banking
3 164 (5.14%) Advertising
4 134 (4.20%) Marketing
5 109 (3.42%) Front Office
6 105 (3.29%) Law
7 101 (3.17%) Investment Banking
8 90 (2.82%) Legal
9 84 (2.63%) Retail
10 68 (2.13%) Financial Institution
11 56 (1.76%) Telecoms
12 53 (1.66%) Back Office
13 43 (1.35%) Games
14 21 (0.66%) Publishing
15 14 (0.44%) Manufacturing
16 13 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (0.31%) Multimedia
18 9 (0.28%) French Language
18 9 (0.28%) German Language
18 9 (0.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 751 (23.56%) Developer
2 689 (21.61%) Analyst
3 296 (9.28%) Consultant
4 269 (8.44%) Support Analyst
5 206 (6.46%) Architect
6 167 (5.24%) Support Engineer
7 165 (5.18%) .NET Developer
8 156 (4.89%) Administrator
9 139 (4.36%) Senior Developer
10 136 (4.27%) C# Developer
11 119 (3.73%) Business Analyst
12 104 (3.26%) Applications Support
13 91 (2.85%) Desktop Support
14 81 (2.54%) C# .NET Developer
15 79 (2.48%) SQL Developer
16 78 (2.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 77 (2.42%) Project Manager
18 76 (2.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 73 (2.29%) Applications Support Analyst
20 72 (2.26%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 939 (29.45%) .NET
2 447 (14.02%) ASP.NET
3 353 (11.07%) HTML
4 279 (8.75%) CSS
5 265 (8.31%) XML
6 222 (6.96%) Web Services
7 204 (6.40%) jQuery
8 200 (6.27%) .NET Framework
9 179 (5.61%) WCF
10 150 (4.71%) ASP.NET MVC
11 134 (4.20%) HTML5
11 134 (4.20%) Ajax
12 115 (3.61%) WPF
13 76 (2.38%) XSLT
14 69 (2.16%) Silverlight
15 61 (1.91%) CSS3
16 58 (1.82%) LINQ
16 58 (1.82%) COM
17 49 (1.54%) WinForms
18 47 (1.47%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 241 (7.56%) Computer Science
2 195 (6.12%) Blackberry
3 132 (4.14%) Clustering
4 100 (3.14%) Management Information System
5 97 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
6 70 (2.20%) Hedge funds
7 62 (1.94%) Replication
8 57 (1.79%) Derivative
9 55 (1.73%) Mathematics
10 52 (1.63%) Social Media
11 50 (1.57%) Client/Server
12 44 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 42 (1.32%) iPad
14 40 (1.25%) iPhone
15 39 (1.22%) Fixed Income
16 30 (0.94%) Data Integration
17 27 (0.85%) Equities
18 26 (0.82%) Open Source
18 26 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
19 25 (0.78%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1258 (39.46%) Windows
2 450 (14.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 301 (9.44%) Windows 7
4 265 (8.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 216 (6.78%) Linux
6 202 (6.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 175 (5.49%) Windows XP
8 104 (3.26%) Windows 8
9 103 (3.23%) UNIX
10 63 (1.98%) Android
11 40 (1.25%) Apple iOS
12 27 (0.85%) Windows Vista
13 22 (0.69%) Mac OS X
14 19 (0.60%) CentOS
15 18 (0.56%) Windows 2000
15 18 (0.56%) Solaris
16 12 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
17 11 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 10 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
18 10 (0.31%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 463 (14.52%) ITIL
2 368 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
3 319 (10.01%) Agile Software Development
4 292 (9.16%) Project Management
5 258 (8.09%) MVC
6 216 (6.78%) CRM
6 216 (6.78%) Scrum
7 175 (5.49%) TDD
8 173 (5.43%) Migration
9 172 (5.40%) ETL
10 143 (4.49%) Software Engineering
11 140 (4.39%) Change Management
12 138 (4.33%) OO
12 138 (4.33%) Asset Management
13 112 (3.51%) E-Commerce
14 110 (3.45%) Service Delivery
15 109 (3.42%) Business Analysis
15 109 (3.42%) Unit Testing
16 105 (3.29%) Investment Management
17 102 (3.20%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1089 (34.16%) SQL
2 755 (23.68%) C#
3 336 (10.54%) PowerShell
4 333 (10.45%) JavaScript
5 301 (9.44%) T-SQL
6 207 (6.49%) Java
7 150 (4.71%) VB
8 93 (2.92%) C++
9 90 (2.82%) VBScript
10 87 (2.73%) VB.NET
11 85 (2.67%) C
12 78 (2.45%) VBA
13 73 (2.29%) Perl
14 48 (1.51%) Python
15 32 (1.00%) PHP
16 25 (0.78%) Shell Script
17 24 (0.75%) Ruby
18 23 (0.72%) Objective-C
18 23 (0.72%) ActionScript
19 20 (0.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 524 (16.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 474 (14.87%) Degree
3 266 (8.34%) MCSE
4 141 (4.42%) MCITP
5 103 (3.23%) MCSA
6 96 (3.01%) MCP
7 83 (2.60%) MCTS
8 72 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
9 57 (1.79%) MCSD
10 56 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
10 56 (1.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 55 (1.73%) MCAD
12 46 (1.44%) CCNA
13 32 (1.00%) Security Cleared
14 31 (0.97%) ISEB
15 25 (0.78%) SC Cleared
16 22 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
17 17 (0.53%) PMI Certification
17 17 (0.53%) CISSP
18 13 (0.41%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (4.42%) QA
2 108 (3.39%) SLA
3 54 (1.69%) ISO 9001
4 19 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.31%) EMIR
5 10 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
6 9 (0.28%) Basel III
7 6 (0.19%) Solvency II
8 5 (0.16%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.16%) CRD IV
8 5 (0.16%) Basel II
9 4 (0.13%) TickIT
9 4 (0.13%) COBIT
9 4 (0.13%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.13%) COREP
9 4 (0.13%) FINREP
10 3 (0.094%) MiFID
11 1 (0.031%) BS25999
11 1 (0.031%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 706 (22.15%) Active Directory
2 347 (10.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 136 (4.27%) Hyper-V
4 117 (3.67%) XenApp
5 88 (2.76%) vSphere
6 80 (2.51%) VMware ESX
7 54 (1.69%) XenDesktop
8 41 (1.29%) Microsoft App-V
9 29 (0.91%) XenServer
10 26 (0.82%) UAG
11 25 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
12 19 (0.60%) Terminal Services
13 16 (0.50%) Forefront TMG
14 15 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 14 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
15 14 (0.44%) vCloud
16 11 (0.35%) ISA Server
17 10 (0.31%) Terminal Server
17 10 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 9 (0.28%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 168 (5.27%) SCCM
2 115 (3.61%) SCOM
3 56 (1.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 40 (1.25%) Backup Exec
5 35 (1.10%) WSUS
6 30 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
7 29 (0.91%) Tivoli
8 26 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
8 26 (0.82%) Puppet
9 21 (0.66%) NetBackup
10 20 (0.63%) MAILsweeper
11 14 (0.44%) Nagios
11 14 (0.44%) Data Guard
12 12 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 12 (0.38%) SolarWinds Orion
12 12 (0.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 10 (0.31%) HP SIM
14 9 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 9 (0.28%) Control-M
15 7 (0.22%) WMI
Vendors
1 505 (15.84%) VMware
2 369 (11.57%) Citrix
3 239 (7.50%) Oracle
4 229 (7.18%) Cisco
5 128 (4.02%) SAP
6 124 (3.89%) HP
7 103 (3.23%) Symantec
8 88 (2.76%) IBM
9 79 (2.48%) Business Objects
10 77 (2.42%) Cognos
11 62 (1.94%) EMC
12 59 (1.85%) Bloomberg
13 58 (1.82%) Lotus
14 55 (1.73%) SolarWinds
15 52 (1.63%) Apple
16 49 (1.54%) NetApp
17 45 (1.41%) Reuters
18 42 (1.32%) Google
19 39 (1.22%) Adobe
20 36 (1.13%) Sitecore
City, London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Apollo Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Oyster Card + Training + Great Ben
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + competitive bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £325 - £500 Per Day £325-£500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Full Corporate Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago