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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 9 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 884 1323 1920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.08% 12.59% 15.40%
As % of the Vendors category 34.94% 29.85% 33.21%
Number of salaries quoted 786 1166 1641
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
2530 4432 5781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 40.29% 42.19% 46.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2240 3785 4858
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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.

1 726 (39.29%) MS Excel
2 716 (38.74%) Windows
3 691 (37.39%) Finance
4 659 (35.66%) SQL Server
5 595 (32.20%) SQL
6 448 (24.24%) Active Directory
7 434 (23.48%) .NET
8 426 (23.05%) MS Office
9 362 (19.59%) ITIL
10 354 (19.16%) Agile Software Development
11 316 (17.10%) Windows Server
12 310 (16.77%) C#
13 308 (16.67%) VMware
14 304 (16.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 278 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
16 266 (14.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 253 (13.69%) Degree
18 249 (13.47%) Business Intelligence
19 247 (13.37%) SharePoint
20 217 (11.74%) Cisco
20 217 (11.74%) Citrix
21 211 (11.42%) ASP.NET
22 205 (11.09%) JavaScript
23 204 (11.04%) T-SQL
24 198 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
25 192 (10.39%) Linux
26 191 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
27 190 (10.28%) MVC
27 190 (10.28%) Microsoft Certification
28 189 (10.23%) MS Exchange

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
1 247 (13.37%) SharePoint
2 189 (10.23%) MS Exchange
3 184 (9.96%) IIS
4 84 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 65 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 65 (3.52%) SharePoint 2013
6 64 (3.46%) SharePoint 2010
7 62 (3.35%) CMS
8 56 (3.03%) Skype for Business
9 43 (2.33%) Apache
10 39 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
11 36 (1.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 29 (1.57%) Tomcat
13 27 (1.46%) WebSphere
14 25 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
15 24 (1.30%) JBoss
16 19 (1.03%) WebLogic
17 14 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
17 14 (0.76%) OpenStack
17 14 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 726 (39.29%) MS Excel
2 426 (23.05%) MS Office
3 131 (7.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 66 (3.57%) MS Visio
5 58 (3.14%) MS Project
6 7 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.32%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.16%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.11%) SPSS
11 1 (0.054%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.054%) HipChat
11 1 (0.054%) QuarkXPress
11 1 (0.054%) SketchUp
11 1 (0.054%) Stata
Business Applications
1 100 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 8 (0.43%) Eikon
5 8 (0.43%) thinkFolio
6 6 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
6 6 (0.32%) Eloqua
6 6 (0.32%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 5 (0.27%) Markit EDM
7 5 (0.27%) SAP Business One
8 4 (0.22%) Magento
9 3 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.16%) SAP BPC
9 3 (0.16%) SAP HR
9 3 (0.16%) Visualfiles
10 2 (0.11%) LatentZero
10 2 (0.11%) Maximo
10 2 (0.11%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 128 (6.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 105 (5.68%) Office 365
3 102 (5.52%) Amazon AWS
4 71 (3.84%) SaaS
5 34 (1.84%) IaaS
6 30 (1.62%) PaaS
7 17 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
8 13 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (0.54%) Mimecast
10 7 (0.38%) OneDrive
11 6 (0.32%) Responsys
12 5 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (0.27%) Dropbox
13 4 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 4 (0.22%) GitHub
14 3 (0.16%) Google Analytics
14 3 (0.16%) SoftLayer
15 2 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 166 (8.98%) DNS
2 158 (8.55%) Firewall
3 105 (5.68%) LAN
4 94 (5.09%) VPN
5 91 (4.92%) WAN
6 88 (4.76%) SAN
7 86 (4.65%) TCP/IP
8 85 (4.60%) DHCP
9 61 (3.30%) Intranet
10 57 (3.08%) Internet
11 49 (2.65%) VoIP
12 37 (2.00%) MPLS
12 37 (2.00%) Skype
13 35 (1.89%) HTTP
14 32 (1.73%) NetScaler
15 28 (1.52%) IP Telephony
16 27 (1.46%) Cisco ASA
16 27 (1.46%) Wireless
17 26 (1.41%) iSCSI
18 25 (1.35%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 659 (35.66%) SQL Server
2 304 (16.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 266 (14.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 191 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 176 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 152 (8.23%) Data Warehouse
7 113 (6.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 100 (5.41%) Relational Database
9 66 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
10 50 (2.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 49 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
12 47 (2.54%) Big Data
13 44 (2.38%) RDBMS
14 43 (2.33%) MS Access
14 43 (2.33%) Power BI
15 42 (2.27%) QlikView
16 36 (1.95%) PowerPivot
17 34 (1.84%) Hadoop
18 31 (1.68%) OLAP
19 30 (1.62%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 92 (4.98%) Visual Studio
2 86 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 42 (2.27%) Jenkins
4 37 (2.00%) JIRA
5 32 (1.73%) Git (software)
5 32 (1.73%) TeamCity
6 31 (1.68%) NUnit
7 27 (1.46%) Subversion
8 26 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 15 (0.81%) Selenium
10 13 (0.70%) MSBuild
11 12 (0.65%) Eclipse
12 11 (0.60%) SpecFlow
13 10 (0.54%) Fiddler
13 10 (0.54%) NCrunch
13 10 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
13 10 (0.54%) SoapUI
14 9 (0.49%) WebDriver
15 8 (0.43%) Cucumber
15 8 (0.43%) JBehave
General
1 691 (37.39%) Finance
2 165 (8.93%) Banking
3 143 (7.74%) Legal
4 125 (6.76%) Law
5 93 (5.03%) Marketing
6 77 (4.17%) Advertising
7 61 (3.30%) Telecoms
8 49 (2.65%) Retail
9 43 (2.33%) Front Office
10 40 (2.16%) Back Office
11 35 (1.89%) Investment Banking
12 24 (1.30%) Billing
13 22 (1.19%) Financial Institution
14 18 (0.97%) Publishing
15 12 (0.65%) German Language
16 10 (0.54%) Japanese Language
16 10 (0.54%) Manufacturing
17 9 (0.49%) French Language
18 8 (0.43%) Local Government
19 7 (0.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 506 (27.38%) Analyst
2 395 (21.37%) Developer
3 192 (10.39%) Support Analyst
4 113 (6.11%) .NET Developer
5 105 (5.68%) Architect
6 99 (5.36%) Administrator
7 98 (5.30%) Support Engineer
8 97 (5.25%) C# Developer
9 88 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 85 (4.60%) Applications Support
10 85 (4.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 84 (4.55%) SQL Developer
12 83 (4.49%) Service Analyst
13 75 (4.06%) C# .NET Developer
14 73 (3.95%) IT Support
15 72 (3.90%) Senior Developer
16 71 (3.84%) DBA
17 70 (3.79%) Consultant
17 70 (3.79%) Project Manager
18 67 (3.63%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 434 (23.48%) .NET
2 211 (11.42%) ASP.NET
3 147 (7.95%) Web Services
4 143 (7.74%) HTML
5 108 (5.84%) jQuery
6 106 (5.74%) XML
7 97 (5.25%) .NET Framework
8 94 (5.09%) CSS
9 82 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
10 78 (4.22%) MDX
11 62 (3.35%) Entity Framework
12 56 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
13 54 (2.92%) WCF
14 52 (2.81%) Ajax
15 50 (2.71%) AngularJS
16 49 (2.65%) HTML5
17 42 (2.27%) LINQ
18 41 (2.22%) SOAP
19 40 (2.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 34 (1.84%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 278 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
2 104 (5.63%) Management Information System
3 96 (5.19%) Computer Science
4 89 (4.82%) Data Centre
5 76 (4.11%) Blackberry
6 58 (3.14%) Replication
7 54 (2.92%) Clustering
8 51 (2.76%) Mathematics
9 50 (2.71%) User Experience
10 39 (2.11%) Visualisation
11 37 (2.00%) Smartphone
12 34 (1.84%) iPhone
13 31 (1.68%) Client/Server
13 31 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
14 29 (1.57%) IVR
15 27 (1.46%) Fintech
15 27 (1.46%) SWIFT
16 25 (1.35%) Reinsurance
17 22 (1.19%) Data Integration
17 22 (1.19%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 716 (38.74%) Windows
2 316 (17.10%) Windows Server
3 192 (10.39%) Linux
4 178 (9.63%) Windows 7
5 161 (8.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 150 (8.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 112 (6.06%) Unix
8 60 (3.25%) Windows 8
9 54 (2.92%) Windows 10
10 41 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 40 (2.16%) Android
11 40 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 23 (1.24%) Mac OS X
13 20 (1.08%) Solaris
14 18 (0.97%) Apple iOS
14 18 (0.97%) Windows XP
15 12 (0.65%) Ubuntu
16 9 (0.49%) Windows Vista
17 7 (0.38%) CentOS
18 5 (0.27%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (19.59%) ITIL
2 354 (19.16%) Agile Software Development
3 249 (13.47%) Business Intelligence
4 190 (10.28%) MVC
5 166 (8.98%) Project Management
6 150 (8.12%) CRM
7 139 (7.52%) SDLC
8 134 (7.25%) PRINCE2
9 112 (6.06%) ETL
10 109 (5.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 106 (5.74%) Change Management
11 106 (5.74%) Data Analysis
12 97 (5.25%) Service Delivery
13 87 (4.71%) Scrum
14 86 (4.65%) Asset Management
15 85 (4.60%) Migration
16 83 (4.49%) Service Management
16 83 (4.49%) Waterfall
17 80 (4.33%) Analytics
17 80 (4.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 595 (32.20%) SQL
2 310 (16.77%) C#
3 205 (11.09%) JavaScript
4 204 (11.04%) T-SQL
5 145 (7.85%) PowerShell
6 90 (4.87%) Java
7 87 (4.71%) VB
8 63 (3.41%) VBA
9 61 (3.30%) Python
10 47 (2.54%) C
11 43 (2.33%) Bash Shell
12 41 (2.22%) Shell Script
13 36 (1.95%) Ruby
14 28 (1.52%) XPath
15 27 (1.46%) VB.NET
16 23 (1.24%) Perl
17 18 (0.97%) PHP
18 14 (0.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 14 (0.76%) VBScript
19 13 (0.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 253 (13.69%) Degree
2 190 (10.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 117 (6.33%) MCSE
4 70 (3.79%) Cisco Certification
5 65 (3.52%) MCP
6 58 (3.14%) MCSA
7 48 (2.60%) CCNA
8 47 (2.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 46 (2.49%) MCITP
10 36 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
11 32 (1.73%) CCA
12 31 (1.68%) Citrix Certification
12 31 (1.68%) MCTS
13 27 (1.46%) PMI Certification
14 25 (1.35%) CCNP
14 25 (1.35%) CISA
15 22 (1.19%) PCI QSA
16 19 (1.03%) ISEB
16 19 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 15 (0.81%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (5.52%) QA
2 89 (4.82%) SLA
3 45 (2.44%) Data Quality
4 21 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.14%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.76%) Solvency II
6 7 (0.38%) COBIT
7 6 (0.32%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.22%) SDET
9 3 (0.16%) EMIR
9 3 (0.16%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.16%) ISO22301
9 3 (0.16%) MiFID
10 1 (0.054%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.054%) GAMP
10 1 (0.054%) ISO19770
10 1 (0.054%) P3O
10 1 (0.054%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 448 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 198 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (5.09%) Hyper-V
4 90 (4.87%) XenApp
5 63 (3.41%) vSphere
6 54 (2.92%) XenDesktop
7 29 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
8 20 (1.08%) VMware ESX
8 20 (1.08%) XenServer
9 18 (0.97%) NFS
10 15 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
11 12 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
11 12 (0.65%) Xen
12 11 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
13 10 (0.54%) Docker
13 10 (0.54%) Terminal Services
14 9 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 9 (0.49%) vCloud
14 9 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
15 8 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 126 (6.82%) SCCM
2 64 (3.46%) SCOM
3 43 (2.33%) Puppet
4 33 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (1.46%) WSUS
6 19 (1.03%) Nagios
7 18 (0.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 17 (0.92%) Ansible
8 17 (0.92%) Backup Exec
9 16 (0.87%) NetBackup
10 15 (0.81%) AirWatch
11 13 (0.70%) Cobbler
11 13 (0.70%) Microsoft Clustering
12 12 (0.65%) SCVMM
13 11 (0.60%) Salt
13 11 (0.60%) SCOrch
13 11 (0.60%) Terraform
13 11 (0.60%) Tivoli
14 9 (0.49%) Failover Clustering
15 8 (0.43%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 308 (16.67%) VMware
2 217 (11.74%) Cisco
2 217 (11.74%) Citrix
3 136 (7.36%) Oracle
4 91 (4.92%) HP
5 71 (3.84%) Tableau
6 53 (2.87%) Bloomberg
7 52 (2.81%) SAP
8 46 (2.49%) IBM
8 46 (2.49%) Red Hat
9 43 (2.33%) EMC
9 43 (2.33%) EPiServer
10 41 (2.22%) Reuters
11 40 (2.16%) Dell
12 39 (2.11%) Symantec
13 38 (2.06%) NetApp
13 38 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
14 35 (1.89%) Apple
15 32 (1.73%) iManage
16 27 (1.46%) CheckPoint
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £32000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £80,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £47500 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Competitive package and Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Networking People
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum x2 bonus, healthcare, phone, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Insurance + Dental
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £36000.00 - £47500.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday