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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 45 55 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 26.16% 23.01% 31.70%
As % of the Vendors category 54.88% 56.12% 52.99%
Number of salaries quoted 42 49 66
Average salary £35,750 £32,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,400 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 Croydon region.

Vendors Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
82 98 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 47.67% 41.00% 59.82%
Number of salaries quoted 72 80 108
Average salary £45,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 3 September 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Croydon

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 71 (71.72%) Windows
2 57 (57.58%) Active Directory
3 52 (52.53%) VMware
4 46 (46.46%) Citrix
4 46 (46.46%) MS Exchange
5 40 (40.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (39.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (39.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 38 (38.38%) SQL
8 33 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 31 (31.31%) MS Excel
10 29 (29.29%) MS Office
11 26 (26.26%) Exchange Server 2010
12 25 (25.25%) Exchange Server 2013
13 24 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
14 23 (23.23%) SQL Server
15 22 (22.22%) .NET
16 21 (21.21%) Terminal Server
16 21 (21.21%) Windows 8
17 19 (19.19%) C#
17 19 (19.19%) ASP.NET
17 19 (19.19%) VoIP
18 16 (16.16%) Agile Software Development
19 15 (15.15%) Windows XP
20 14 (14.14%) TCP/IP
20 14 (14.14%) ITIL
21 13 (13.13%) Mac OS X
22 12 (12.12%) Finance
22 12 (12.12%) IIS
22 12 (12.12%) CCNA

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 46 (46.46%) MS Exchange
2 26 (26.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (25.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (12.12%) IIS
5 3 (3.03%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.02%) Apache
6 2 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.01%) SAS
7 1 (1.01%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 31 (31.31%) MS Excel
2 29 (29.29%) MS Office
3 3 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.02%) MS Project
5 1 (1.01%) Acrobat
5 1 (1.01%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.05%) Office 365
2 3 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.19%) VoIP
2 14 (14.14%) TCP/IP
3 11 (11.11%) VPN
3 11 (11.11%) SAN
4 10 (10.10%) DHCP
4 10 (10.10%) DNS
4 10 (10.10%) LAN
5 9 (9.09%) WAN
6 8 (8.08%) Wireless
7 3 (3.03%) Firewall
8 2 (2.02%) Internet
8 2 (2.02%) FTP
9 1 (1.01%) Intranet
9 1 (1.01%) IPsec
9 1 (1.01%) VLAN
9 1 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.01%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.01%) NAS
9 1 (1.01%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.02%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.01%) DTS
3 1 (1.01%) Star Schema
3 1 (1.01%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.01%) NUnit
2 1 (1.01%) MSTest
General
1 12 (12.12%) Finance
2 5 (5.05%) Financial Institution
3 4 (4.04%) Legal
3 4 (4.04%) Retail
4 1 (1.01%) Law
Job Titles
1 40 (40.40%) Support Engineer
2 32 (32.32%) 2nd Line Support
3 26 (26.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 21 (21.21%) Developer
5 14 (14.14%) Analyst
6 10 (10.10%) Support Analyst
7 9 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
8 8 (8.08%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 8 (8.08%) ASP.NET Programmer
8 8 (8.08%) Software Programmer
8 8 (8.08%) .NET Programmer
8 8 (8.08%) Programmer
8 8 (8.08%) Software Developer
8 8 (8.08%) SQL Programmer
9 6 (6.06%) Applications Developer
9 6 (6.06%) Applications Support
9 6 (6.06%) IT Support
10 5 (5.05%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (5.05%) .NET Developer
11 4 (4.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (22.22%) .NET
2 19 (19.19%) ASP.NET
3 9 (9.09%) WCF
4 8 (8.08%) Web Services
5 3 (3.03%) jQuery
5 3 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.02%) XML
6 2 (2.02%) CSS
6 2 (2.02%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.01%) HTML
7 1 (1.01%) LINQ
7 1 (1.01%) Ajax
7 1 (1.01%) CSS3
7 1 (1.01%) Itk
7 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.07%) Replication
2 6 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.04%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.02%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.01%) GIS
6 1 (1.01%) PMI
6 1 (1.01%) EPoS
6 1 (1.01%) NHS
6 1 (1.01%) Clustering
6 1 (1.01%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.01%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 71 (71.72%) Windows
2 40 (40.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (39.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 39 (39.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (21.21%) Windows 8
5 15 (15.15%) Windows XP
6 13 (13.13%) Mac OS X
7 10 (10.10%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.03%) Windows Vista
8 3 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.16%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (14.14%) ITIL
3 11 (11.11%) MVC
4 10 (10.10%) Mentoring
5 9 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 8 (8.08%) Network Architecture
6 8 (8.08%) Software Engineering
7 7 (7.07%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (6.06%) SDLC
8 6 (6.06%) Problem Management
8 6 (6.06%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.05%) Unit Testing
9 5 (5.05%) Incident Management
10 4 (4.04%) Project Management
10 4 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.04%) E-Commerce
10 4 (4.04%) Line Management
11 3 (3.03%) Time Management
12 2 (2.02%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 38 (38.38%) SQL
2 19 (19.19%) C#
3 8 (8.08%) VBScript
3 8 (8.08%) VB.NET
4 4 (4.04%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.04%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.03%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.01%) Java
6 1 (1.01%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (12.12%) CCNA
2 12 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (9.09%) MCSE
4 6 (6.06%) MCPD
4 6 (6.06%) MCSD
5 5 (5.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (5.05%) MCITP
5 5 (5.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (4.04%) MCP
7 2 (2.02%) Degree
8 1 (1.01%) MCTS
8 1 (1.01%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.01%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.01%) HL7
System Software
1 57 (57.58%) Active Directory
2 33 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (21.21%) Terminal Server
4 4 (4.04%) vSphere
5 3 (3.03%) ISA Server
5 3 (3.03%) vCloud
6 2 (2.02%) Xen
6 2 (2.02%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.02%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.01%) XenApp
7 1 (1.01%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) SCOM
2 1 (1.01%) WSUS
Vendors
1 52 (52.53%) VMware
2 46 (46.46%) Citrix
3 9 (9.09%) Cisco
4 7 (7.07%) Juniper
4 7 (7.07%) Motorola
4 7 (7.07%) Mitel
4 7 (7.07%) MobileIron
5 6 (6.06%) Oracle
6 4 (4.04%) Veeam
7 2 (2.02%) Google
7 2 (2.02%) Apple
7 2 (2.02%) Remedy
8 1 (1.01%) InterSystems
8 1 (1.01%) Symantec
8 1 (1.01%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.01%) SAP
8 1 (1.01%) HP
8 1 (1.01%) Dell
8 1 (1.01%) Lotus
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