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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1900 1507 1641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.39% 12.63% 12.70%
As % of the Vendors category 33.03% 28.16% 27.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1611 1362 1491
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
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
5753 5351 5985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 46.60% 44.85% 46.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4830 4688 5433
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,850 £77,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 1372 (37.63%) MS Excel
2 1326 (36.37%) SQL Server
3 1310 (35.93%) Finance
4 1304 (35.77%) Windows
5 1222 (33.52%) SQL
6 1028 (28.20%) .NET
7 834 (22.87%) C#
8 797 (21.86%) Active Directory
9 676 (18.54%) MS Office
10 581 (15.94%) VMware
11 580 (15.91%) SharePoint
12 576 (15.80%) Degree
13 534 (14.65%) Microsoft Certification
14 515 (14.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 514 (14.10%) MS Exchange
16 497 (13.63%) ITIL
17 493 (13.52%) ASP.NET
18 479 (13.14%) Citrix
19 476 (13.06%) Business Intelligence
20 468 (12.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 435 (11.93%) SQL Server 2008
22 417 (11.44%) Windows Server 2008
23 385 (10.56%) JavaScript
24 379 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
25 369 (10.12%) Banking
26 358 (9.82%) HTML
27 353 (9.68%) T-SQL
28 352 (9.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
29 348 (9.54%) Windows 7
30 335 (9.19%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 580 (15.91%) SharePoint
2 514 (14.10%) MS Exchange
3 260 (7.13%) IIS
4 207 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 145 (3.98%) Lync
6 105 (2.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 102 (2.80%) SharePoint 2013
7 102 (2.80%) CMS
8 100 (2.74%) SharePoint 2010
9 93 (2.55%) BizTalk Server
10 77 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
11 69 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
12 58 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
13 52 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
14 47 (1.29%) Tomcat
15 39 (1.07%) IBM Notes
16 32 (0.88%) MS Project Server
17 31 (0.85%) WebSphere
18 30 (0.82%) SAS
18 30 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1372 (37.63%) MS Excel
2 676 (18.54%) MS Office
3 156 (4.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 123 (3.37%) MS Visio
5 90 (2.47%) MS Project
6 20 (0.55%) PowerPivot
7 18 (0.49%) Photoshop
7 18 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
8 12 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (0.22%) InfoPath
10 7 (0.19%) InDesign
11 5 (0.14%) Acrobat
12 3 (0.082%) SPSS
13 1 (0.027%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.027%) FastStats
13 1 (0.027%) Vensim
13 1 (0.027%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 186 (5.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 70 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
3 26 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
4 21 (0.58%) Markit EDM
5 18 (0.49%) SAP Business One
6 14 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
7 13 (0.36%) Google Analytics
7 13 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 10 (0.27%) WebTrends
9 9 (0.25%) Magento
9 9 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
9 9 (0.25%) Maximo
10 6 (0.16%) LatentZero
10 6 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
10 6 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
11 5 (0.14%) SAP CRM
12 4 (0.11%) SimCorp Dimension
12 4 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
12 4 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
12 4 (0.11%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 110 (3.02%) Office 365
2 78 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (1.76%) SaaS
4 40 (1.10%) PaaS
5 32 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
6 28 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
7 24 (0.66%) IaaS
8 10 (0.27%) Rackspace Cloud
9 7 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.082%) GitHub
10 3 (0.082%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.055%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.055%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.055%) Pure360
12 1 (0.027%) MailChimp
12 1 (0.027%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 247 (6.77%) DNS
2 233 (6.39%) TCP/IP
3 193 (5.29%) LAN
4 189 (5.18%) SAN
5 179 (4.91%) Firewall
6 160 (4.39%) WAN
6 160 (4.39%) DHCP
7 132 (3.62%) Internet
8 109 (2.99%) Intranet
9 104 (2.85%) VPN
10 81 (2.22%) VoIP
11 61 (1.67%) NetScaler
12 56 (1.54%) NAS
13 47 (1.29%) Unified Communications
14 42 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
15 40 (1.10%) Wireless
16 36 (0.99%) HTTP
17 31 (0.85%) IP Telephony
18 28 (0.77%) SSL
19 25 (0.69%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1326 (36.37%) SQL Server
2 515 (14.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 468 (12.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 435 (11.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 352 (9.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 302 (8.28%) Data Warehouse
7 163 (4.47%) SQL Server 2005
8 152 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 110 (3.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 97 (2.66%) Relational Database
11 89 (2.44%) OLAP
12 82 (2.25%) MySQL
13 61 (1.67%) Big Data
14 59 (1.62%) Oracle Database
15 45 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
16 42 (1.15%) MS Access
17 41 (1.12%) NoSQL
18 40 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
19 39 (1.07%) RDBMS
20 37 (1.01%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 306 (8.39%) Visual Studio
2 206 (5.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 73 (2.00%) Subversion
4 51 (1.40%) JIRA
5 50 (1.37%) NUnit
6 37 (1.01%) SpecFlow
7 36 (0.99%) Git (software)
8 32 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 31 (0.85%) Selenium
10 30 (0.82%) ERwin
10 30 (0.82%) TeamCity
11 27 (0.74%) MSI
12 26 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 23 (0.63%) MSBuild
13 23 (0.63%) QuickTest Pro
14 19 (0.52%) Cucumber
15 18 (0.49%) Eclipse
15 18 (0.49%) JUnit
16 13 (0.36%) Jenkins
16 13 (0.36%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1310 (35.93%) Finance
2 369 (10.12%) Banking
3 257 (7.05%) Advertising
4 216 (5.92%) Marketing
5 109 (2.99%) Retail
6 100 (2.74%) Investment Banking
7 98 (2.69%) Legal
8 96 (2.63%) Front Office
9 93 (2.55%) Telecoms
9 93 (2.55%) Law
10 77 (2.11%) Financial Institution
11 67 (1.84%) Back Office
12 31 (0.85%) Games
13 28 (0.77%) Manufacturing
14 23 (0.63%) Publishing
15 14 (0.38%) Billing
15 14 (0.38%) Electronics
15 14 (0.38%) German Language
16 13 (0.36%) French Language
17 9 (0.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 884 (24.25%) Developer
2 758 (20.79%) Analyst
3 296 (8.12%) Consultant
4 255 (6.99%) Support Analyst
5 238 (6.53%) Architect
6 211 (5.79%) .NET Developer
7 186 (5.10%) Support Engineer
8 177 (4.85%) Senior Developer
9 150 (4.11%) Administrator
10 141 (3.87%) C# Developer
11 139 (3.81%) Business Analyst
12 115 (3.15%) Applications Support
13 103 (2.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 103 (2.83%) SQL Developer
14 91 (2.50%) IT Support
15 87 (2.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 87 (2.39%) C# .NET Developer
16 78 (2.14%) Project Manager
17 77 (2.11%) Service Analyst
18 76 (2.08%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1028 (28.20%) .NET
2 493 (13.52%) ASP.NET
3 358 (9.82%) HTML
4 309 (8.48%) CSS
5 276 (7.57%) jQuery
6 258 (7.08%) XML
7 253 (6.94%) Web Services
8 230 (6.31%) .NET Framework
9 214 (5.87%) WCF
10 204 (5.60%) ASP.NET MVC
11 150 (4.11%) HTML5
12 137 (3.76%) Ajax
13 100 (2.74%) WPF
14 84 (2.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 80 (2.19%) MDX
16 75 (2.06%) CSS3
16 75 (2.06%) XSLT
17 72 (1.97%) COM
18 66 (1.81%) Silverlight
19 65 (1.78%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 263 (7.21%) Computer Science
2 194 (5.32%) Blackberry
3 137 (3.76%) Clustering
4 106 (2.91%) Management Information System
5 88 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
6 77 (2.11%) Derivative
7 70 (1.92%) Hedge funds
8 66 (1.81%) Social Media
9 58 (1.59%) Replication
10 55 (1.51%) Mathematics
11 49 (1.34%) Client/Server
12 47 (1.29%) Statistics
13 41 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 40 (1.10%) Equities
15 36 (0.99%) Fixed Income
15 36 (0.99%) Data Integration
16 34 (0.93%) iPad
16 34 (0.93%) iPhone
17 33 (0.91%) Mobile App
18 28 (0.77%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1304 (35.77%) Windows
2 417 (11.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 348 (9.54%) Windows 7
4 263 (7.21%) Linux
5 253 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 232 (6.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 139 (3.81%) Windows XP
8 116 (3.18%) UNIX
9 102 (2.80%) Windows 8
10 60 (1.65%) Android
11 46 (1.26%) Apple iOS
12 36 (0.99%) Solaris
13 31 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 29 (0.80%) AIX
15 20 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
15 20 (0.55%) Windows Vista
16 18 (0.49%) Mac OS X
17 17 (0.47%) Windows 2000
18 12 (0.33%) Mac OS
19 8 (0.22%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 497 (13.63%) ITIL
2 476 (13.06%) Business Intelligence
3 335 (9.19%) Project Management
4 321 (8.80%) MVC
5 315 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
6 286 (7.84%) CRM
7 242 (6.64%) Scrum
8 215 (5.90%) ETL
9 212 (5.81%) OO
10 173 (4.74%) Change Management
11 170 (4.66%) TDD
12 162 (4.44%) E-Commerce
13 153 (4.20%) Asset Management
14 148 (4.06%) Web Development
15 136 (3.73%) Business Analysis
16 128 (3.51%) Migration
17 126 (3.46%) Unit Testing
17 126 (3.46%) Analytics
18 125 (3.43%) Data Modelling
19 115 (3.15%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1222 (33.52%) SQL
2 834 (22.87%) C#
3 385 (10.56%) JavaScript
4 353 (9.68%) T-SQL
5 304 (8.34%) PowerShell
6 248 (6.80%) Java
7 169 (4.64%) VB
8 109 (2.99%) VBA
9 103 (2.83%) VBScript
10 95 (2.61%) VB.NET
11 77 (2.11%) C++
12 58 (1.59%) C
13 53 (1.45%) Perl
14 51 (1.40%) PHP
15 41 (1.12%) Python
16 28 (0.77%) PL/SQL
17 27 (0.74%) Ruby
18 19 (0.52%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
19 15 (0.41%) Shell Script
20 14 (0.38%) VB6
Qualifications
1 576 (15.80%) Degree
2 534 (14.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 245 (6.72%) MCSE
4 162 (4.44%) MCITP
5 113 (3.10%) MCSA
6 98 (2.69%) MCP
7 88 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
8 80 (2.19%) MCTS
9 64 (1.76%) CCNA
10 58 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 47 (1.29%) Security Cleared
12 45 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
13 42 (1.15%) MCSD
14 39 (1.07%) ISEB
15 38 (1.04%) Citrix Certification
16 34 (0.93%) SC Cleared
17 33 (0.91%) MCAD
18 23 (0.63%) CCNP
19 21 (0.58%) CISSP
19 21 (0.58%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 201 (5.51%) QA
2 131 (3.59%) SLA
3 30 (0.82%) ISO 9001
4 20 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.25%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.25%) TickIT
7 8 (0.22%) COBIT
7 8 (0.22%) EMIR
7 8 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
8 5 (0.14%) Basel III
9 4 (0.11%) WCAG
9 4 (0.11%) CRD IV
10 3 (0.082%) COREP
11 2 (0.055%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.055%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.055%) MiFID
12 1 (0.027%) AIFMD
12 1 (0.027%) GPG13
12 1 (0.027%) Section 508
System Software
1 797 (21.86%) Active Directory
2 379 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 166 (4.55%) XenApp
3 166 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 103 (2.83%) vSphere
4 103 (2.83%) XenDesktop
5 97 (2.66%) VMware ESX
6 67 (1.84%) Microsoft App-V
7 43 (1.18%) XenServer
8 26 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
9 22 (0.60%) MetaFrame
10 21 (0.58%) UAG
11 17 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
12 15 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 15 (0.41%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 13 (0.36%) vCloud
13 13 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 13 (0.36%) ISA Server
14 11 (0.30%) Sendmail
14 11 (0.30%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 219 (6.01%) SCCM
2 90 (2.47%) SCOM
3 46 (1.26%) Backup Exec
4 45 (1.23%) WSUS
5 36 (0.99%) NetBackup
6 29 (0.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 23 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
8 20 (0.55%) Tivoli
8 20 (0.55%) Puppet
9 15 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
10 14 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
11 12 (0.33%) Control-M
12 10 (0.27%) MAILsweeper
12 10 (0.27%) Nagios
12 10 (0.27%) Data Guard
12 10 (0.27%) SCVMM
12 10 (0.27%) Windows Intune
13 8 (0.22%) XenMobile
14 7 (0.19%) SCOrch
14 7 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 581 (15.94%) VMware
2 479 (13.14%) Citrix
3 323 (8.86%) Oracle
4 308 (8.45%) Cisco
5 150 (4.11%) HP
6 134 (3.68%) SAP
7 102 (2.80%) NetApp
8 99 (2.72%) IBM
9 94 (2.58%) Symantec
10 87 (2.39%) Business Objects
11 85 (2.33%) EMC
12 75 (2.06%) Cognos
13 66 (1.81%) Apple
14 62 (1.70%) Bloomberg
15 61 (1.67%) EPiServer
16 58 (1.59%) Adobe
17 53 (1.45%) Dell
18 45 (1.23%) Lotus
19 44 (1.21%) AppSense
20 42 (1.15%) Reuters
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Bens / Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellant Bens/Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens/Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonuses + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + +bonus+car+pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits inc. bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Palantir Solutions
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Benefits package including pension, private he
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Palantir Solutions
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Benefits package including pension, private he
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Xceed
Salary: Bon/Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago