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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 63 84 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 31.98% 27.81% 13.90%
As % of the Vendors category 65.63% 46.41% 56.88%
Number of salaries quoted 62 71 57
Average salary £27,250 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.88% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £50,000 £53,500
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
96 181 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 48.73% 59.93% 24.44%
Number of salaries quoted 91 130 100
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 23 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Croydon

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 82 (69.49%) Windows
2 69 (58.47%) MS Excel
3 55 (46.61%) SQL
4 52 (44.07%) Active Directory
5 45 (38.14%) ITIL
6 39 (33.05%) MS Exchange
7 38 (32.20%) MS Office
8 33 (27.97%) Windows 7
9 32 (27.12%) .NET
10 30 (25.42%) Lync
11 24 (20.34%) T-SQL
11 24 (20.34%) C#
12 22 (18.64%) SQL Server
12 22 (18.64%) CSS
13 21 (17.80%) JavaScript
13 21 (17.80%) Microsoft Certification
14 20 (16.95%) Windows XP
14 20 (16.95%) Degree
14 20 (16.95%) Windows Server 2008
15 18 (15.25%) Finance
16 17 (14.41%) MVC
16 17 (14.41%) Apple
16 17 (14.41%) MCSD
16 17 (14.41%) jQuery
16 17 (14.41%) ITIL V3
16 17 (14.41%) CSS3
16 17 (14.41%) MCPD
16 17 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (14.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 17 (14.41%) Analytical Skills

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 39 (33.05%) MS Exchange
2 30 (25.42%) Lync
3 14 (11.86%) IIS
4 6 (5.08%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.85%) OnBase
Applications
1 69 (58.47%) MS Excel
2 38 (32.20%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.85%) Maya
3 1 (0.85%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 16 (13.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.69%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.71%) SaaS
2 9 (7.63%) Office 365
3 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.71%) Firewall
2 13 (11.02%) SAN
3 11 (9.32%) WAN
4 10 (8.47%) Internet
5 9 (7.63%) MPLS
6 6 (5.08%) TCP/IP
6 6 (5.08%) Network Security
7 5 (4.24%) PABX
7 5 (4.24%) DNS
8 4 (3.39%) LAN
8 4 (3.39%) PBX
9 3 (2.54%) DHCP
10 2 (1.69%) VPN
10 2 (1.69%) SMTP
11 1 (0.85%) BIG-IP
11 1 (0.85%) NAS
11 1 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.64%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (9.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (8.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (5.93%) Hadoop
5 7 (5.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (5.93%) OLTP
5 7 (5.93%) OLAP
6 5 (4.24%) Big Data
7 4 (3.39%) MySQL
7 4 (3.39%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.69%) VLDB
8 2 (1.69%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (3.39%) Subversion
2 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (15.25%) Finance
2 13 (11.02%) Back Office
2 13 (11.02%) Marketing
3 11 (9.32%) Legal
4 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.85%) Retail
5 1 (0.85%) Law
5 1 (0.85%) Games
5 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 44 (37.29%) Analyst
2 27 (22.88%) Service Desk Analyst
2 27 (22.88%) Service Analyst
3 17 (14.41%) Developer
4 15 (12.71%) .NET Developer
5 13 (11.02%) 1st Line Support
6 12 (10.17%) Infrastructure Technician
7 11 (9.32%) SQL DBA
7 11 (9.32%) Support Analyst
7 11 (9.32%) DBA
7 11 (9.32%) Help Desk Support
7 11 (9.32%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (8.47%) Development DBA
9 7 (5.93%) SQL Server Development DBA
9 7 (5.93%) IT Support
9 7 (5.93%) SQL Server DBA
10 6 (5.08%) Applications Support
10 6 (5.08%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (4.24%) .NET Applications Developer
11 5 (4.24%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (27.12%) .NET
2 22 (18.64%) CSS
3 17 (14.41%) jQuery
3 17 (14.41%) CSS3
3 17 (14.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 9 (7.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (7.63%) ASP.NET
5 7 (5.93%) HTML
6 4 (3.39%) COM
6 4 (3.39%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.54%) HTML5
8 2 (1.69%) XML
9 1 (0.85%) JSON
9 1 (0.85%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.32%) Blackberry
3 7 (5.93%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.39%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.54%) Open Source
6 2 (1.69%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.85%) Statistics
7 1 (0.85%) Physics
7 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.85%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.85%) Replication
7 1 (0.85%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 82 (69.49%) Windows
2 33 (27.97%) Windows 7
3 20 (16.95%) Windows XP
3 20 (16.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (8.47%) Linux
5 9 (7.63%) CentOS
6 8 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (6.78%) Windows Vista
7 5 (4.24%) Windows 8
7 5 (4.24%) Mac OS X
7 5 (4.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (38.14%) ITIL
2 17 (14.41%) MVC
2 17 (14.41%) ITIL V3
2 17 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (13.56%) CRM
4 13 (11.02%) E-Commerce
4 13 (11.02%) Email Marketing
5 11 (9.32%) Network Management
6 10 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (8.47%) Service Management
7 9 (7.63%) Data Protection
8 8 (6.78%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (5.08%) Business Continuity
9 6 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (3.39%) Risk Management
10 4 (3.39%) Information Security
10 4 (3.39%) Data Security
10 4 (3.39%) PRINCE2
10 4 (3.39%) ETL
10 4 (3.39%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (46.61%) SQL
2 24 (20.34%) T-SQL
2 24 (20.34%) C#
3 21 (17.80%) JavaScript
4 10 (8.47%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.39%) R
6 2 (1.69%) C++
7 1 (0.85%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.85%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.85%) C
7 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.85%) VC++
Qualifications
1 21 (17.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (16.95%) Degree
3 17 (14.41%) MCSD
3 17 (14.41%) MCPD
4 4 (3.39%) CISSP
5 3 (2.54%) MCP
6 2 (1.69%) MCSE
7 1 (0.85%) MCTS
7 1 (0.85%) MCITP
7 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.85%) CCNA
7 1 (0.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.54%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (44.07%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.47%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (8.47%) vSphere
4 2 (1.69%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (7.63%) ZABBIX
2 6 (5.08%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.54%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.85%) WSUS
4 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.85%) SCCM
4 1 (0.85%) SCOM
4 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.85%) Puppet
4 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.85%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (14.41%) Apple
2 13 (11.02%) VMware
2 13 (11.02%) SolarWinds
3 11 (9.32%) Dell
4 9 (7.63%) Adobe
5 8 (6.78%) Cisco
6 6 (5.08%) Citrix
7 5 (4.24%) Google
7 5 (4.24%) Oracle
7 5 (4.24%) Symantec
8 4 (3.39%) Meraki
8 4 (3.39%) Avaya
8 4 (3.39%) HP
9 3 (2.54%) Sage
9 3 (2.54%) Sophos
10 2 (1.69%) Wyse
10 2 (1.69%) Tableau
10 2 (1.69%) Rackspace
10 2 (1.69%) SonicWALL
11 1 (0.85%) Acronis
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