The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 49 71 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 23.90% 25.54% 18.29%
As % of the Vendors category 47.12% 47.65% 52.46%
Number of salaries quoted 48 60 57
Average salary £32,500 £43,875 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.92% +3.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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 Croydon region.

Vendors Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
104 149 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 50.73% 53.60% 34.86%
Number of salaries quoted 86 115 111
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Croydon region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Croydon

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Croydon

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 69 (68.32%) Windows
1 69 (68.32%) MS Excel
2 54 (53.47%) SQL
3 42 (41.58%) Active Directory
4 27 (26.73%) Degree
5 25 (24.75%) ITIL
6 24 (23.76%) .NET
6 24 (23.76%) SQL Server
7 23 (22.77%) MS Office
8 22 (21.78%) C#
9 21 (20.79%) SAN
9 21 (20.79%) SolarWinds
10 19 (18.81%) Network Management
10 19 (18.81%) Legal
11 18 (17.82%) MS Exchange
11 18 (17.82%) T-SQL
12 17 (16.83%) JavaScript
12 17 (16.83%) CSS
13 15 (14.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (13.86%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (13.86%) ITIL V3
15 13 (12.87%) Windows 7
15 13 (12.87%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (11.88%) Finance
16 12 (11.88%) Windows XP
16 12 (11.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 11 (10.89%) SQL Server 2012
17 11 (10.89%) Lync
17 11 (10.89%) Business Intelligence
18 10 (9.90%) SharePoint

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 18 (17.82%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.89%) Lync
3 10 (9.90%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.96%) IIS
5 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.99%) OnBase
6 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.99%) Apache
Applications
1 69 (68.32%) MS Excel
2 23 (22.77%) MS Office
3 3 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.97%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.99%) Maya
4 1 (0.99%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.99%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.98%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) SaaS
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (20.79%) SAN
2 8 (7.92%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.93%) DNS
4 5 (4.95%) DHCP
4 5 (4.95%) Firewall
5 3 (2.97%) Network Security
5 3 (2.97%) LAN
6 2 (1.98%) SMTP
6 2 (1.98%) VPN
6 2 (1.98%) Wireless
7 1 (0.99%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.99%) Internet
7 1 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.99%) NAS
7 1 (0.99%) SSL
7 1 (0.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.76%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (11.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (10.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (6.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (6.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (6.93%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.96%) OLAP
6 4 (3.96%) OLTP
6 4 (3.96%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.97%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.97%) MySQL
8 2 (1.98%) Big Data
8 2 (1.98%) VLDB
8 2 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.98%) QlikView
9 1 (0.99%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Subversion
2 2 (1.98%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.99%) MSTest
General
1 19 (18.81%) Legal
2 12 (11.88%) Finance
3 2 (1.98%) Banking
3 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.99%) Back Office
4 1 (0.99%) Games
4 1 (0.99%) Retail
4 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (29.70%) Analyst
2 21 (20.79%) Developer
3 20 (19.80%) Infrastructure Technician
4 19 (18.81%) Service Analyst
4 19 (18.81%) Service Desk Analyst
5 10 (9.90%) DBA
5 10 (9.90%) 1st Line Support
5 10 (9.90%) SQL DBA
6 8 (7.92%) Development DBA
7 7 (6.93%) .NET Developer
7 7 (6.93%) Help Desk Support
8 6 (5.94%) Support Analyst
8 6 (5.94%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.95%) C++ Developer
9 5 (4.95%) SQL Server DBA
9 5 (4.95%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (4.95%) SQL Server Development DBA
9 5 (4.95%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Embedded C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (23.76%) .NET
2 17 (16.83%) CSS
3 10 (9.90%) jQuery
3 10 (9.90%) HTML
4 9 (8.91%) CSS3
4 9 (8.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 9 (8.91%) ASP.NET
5 6 (5.94%) XML
6 4 (3.96%) XSLT
6 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (2.97%) HTML5
7 3 (2.97%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.97%) COM
8 1 (0.99%) MFC
8 1 (0.99%) CGI
8 1 (0.99%) WinForms
8 1 (0.99%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.91%) Blackberry
2 5 (4.95%) Device Driver
3 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.96%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.97%) Open Source
4 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.98%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.99%) EPoS
6 1 (0.99%) PKI
6 1 (0.99%) Statistics
6 1 (0.99%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 69 (68.32%) Windows
2 13 (12.87%) Windows 7
3 12 (11.88%) Windows XP
4 7 (6.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.94%) Windows Vista
6 5 (4.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.96%) UNIX
7 4 (3.96%) Mac OS X
8 3 (2.97%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.99%) Linux
10 1 (0.99%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.75%) ITIL
2 19 (18.81%) Network Management
3 14 (13.86%) ITIL V3
3 14 (13.86%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (10.89%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (8.91%) MVC
6 6 (5.94%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (4.95%) Validation
8 4 (3.96%) Change Management
8 4 (3.96%) Data Modelling
8 4 (3.96%) ETL
8 4 (3.96%) TDD
8 4 (3.96%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (3.96%) Unit Testing
8 4 (3.96%) Data Security
9 3 (2.97%) ERD
9 3 (2.97%) Asset Management
9 3 (2.97%) Business Continuity
9 3 (2.97%) CRM
9 3 (2.97%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 54 (53.47%) SQL
2 22 (21.78%) C#
3 18 (17.82%) T-SQL
4 17 (16.83%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.92%) PowerShell
6 6 (5.94%) C++
7 5 (4.95%) C
7 5 (4.95%) Embedded C
7 5 (4.95%) Embedded C++
8 4 (3.96%) VBScript
8 4 (3.96%) VB
9 1 (0.99%) VC++
9 1 (0.99%) Java
9 1 (0.99%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (26.73%) Degree
2 13 (12.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (8.91%) MCPD
3 9 (8.91%) MCSD
4 3 (2.97%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.97%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.98%) MCSE
5 2 (1.98%) MCP
6 1 (0.99%) MCTS
6 1 (0.99%) MCITP
6 1 (0.99%) MCSA
6 1 (0.99%) CCNA
6 1 (0.99%) CISSP
6 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.98%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (41.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.97%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.98%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.99%) vSphere
4 1 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (6.93%) Backup Exec
2 5 (4.95%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.99%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.99%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.99%) Nagios
3 1 (0.99%) WSUS
3 1 (0.99%) SCCM
3 1 (0.99%) SCOM
3 1 (0.99%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 21 (20.79%) SolarWinds
2 7 (6.93%) Apple
2 7 (6.93%) Symantec
3 5 (4.95%) HP
3 5 (4.95%) Sophos
3 5 (4.95%) VMware
4 4 (3.96%) Cisco
5 3 (2.97%) Veritas
5 3 (2.97%) Sage
5 3 (2.97%) Google
6 2 (1.98%) SonicWALL
6 2 (1.98%) Wyse
6 2 (1.98%) Tableau
6 2 (1.98%) Dell
7 1 (0.99%) BMC
7 1 (0.99%) McAfee
7 1 (0.99%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.99%) Acronis
7 1 (0.99%) F5
7 1 (0.99%) Perforce
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