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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 7 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 57 71 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 23.36% 31.42% 18.00%
As % of the Vendors category 50.89% 53.38% 38.71%
Number of salaries quoted 54 64 28
Average salary £32,500 £41,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.68% +2.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £20,500 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
112 133 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 45.90% 58.85% 46.50%
Number of salaries quoted 93 106 80
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £64,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 19 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Croydon

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (57.50%) Windows
2 67 (55.83%) MS Excel
3 60 (50.00%) SQL
4 44 (36.67%) C#
5 36 (30.00%) .NET
6 34 (28.33%) Active Directory
7 31 (25.83%) Degree
8 30 (25.00%) Finance
9 28 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (18.33%) SQL Server
10 22 (18.33%) MS Office
11 20 (16.67%) ITIL
11 20 (16.67%) SAN
11 20 (16.67%) Legal
11 20 (16.67%) SolarWinds
12 19 (15.83%) CSS
12 19 (15.83%) T-SQL
13 18 (15.00%) ASP.NET
14 17 (14.17%) Network Management
15 16 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (13.33%) JavaScript
15 16 (13.33%) MS Exchange
16 14 (11.67%) Web Services
17 13 (10.83%) MVC
17 13 (10.83%) HTML
17 13 (10.83%) .NET Framework
18 12 (10.00%) Symantec
18 12 (10.00%) Lync
18 12 (10.00%) ITIL V3
19 11 (9.17%) C++

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 16 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 12 (10.00%) Lync
3 10 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2000
6 2 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.67%) IIS
7 1 (0.83%) Apache
7 1 (0.83%) OnBase
7 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 67 (55.83%) MS Excel
2 22 (18.33%) MS Office
3 3 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.67%) MS Project
5 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.83%) Maya
5 1 (0.83%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.50%) Office 365
3 2 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.67%) SAN
2 11 (9.17%) TCP/IP
2 11 (9.17%) DNS
3 7 (5.83%) DHCP
4 6 (5.00%) Firewall
5 4 (3.33%) Wireless
6 3 (2.50%) LAN
7 2 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.83%) NAS
8 1 (0.83%) FWSM
8 1 (0.83%) SSL
8 1 (0.83%) IPv6
8 1 (0.83%) WAN
8 1 (0.83%) VPN
8 1 (0.83%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (9.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (5.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.50%) OLAP
6 3 (2.50%) OLTP
6 3 (2.50%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.67%) VLDB
7 2 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.67%) QlikView
8 1 (0.83%) Big Data
8 1 (0.83%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 9 (7.50%) WinRunner
1 9 (7.50%) Selenium
1 9 (7.50%) TestComplete
1 9 (7.50%) WebDriver
1 9 (7.50%) Ranorex
2 2 (1.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.83%) MSTest
3 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.83%) Subversion
General
1 30 (25.00%) Finance
2 20 (16.67%) Legal
3 3 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.67%) Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
5 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.83%) Publishing
5 1 (0.83%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (30.00%) Analyst
2 35 (29.17%) Developer
3 20 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 19 (15.83%) Infrastructure Technician
5 17 (14.17%) Service Analyst
5 17 (14.17%) Service Desk Analyst
6 14 (11.67%) Consultant
7 11 (9.17%) Senior Developer
7 11 (9.17%) Senior Software Developer
8 10 (8.33%) C++ Developer
8 10 (8.33%) C++ Software Developer
8 10 (8.33%) Senior C++ Developer
8 10 (8.33%) Embedded Software Developer
8 10 (8.33%) Embedded C Developer
8 10 (8.33%) C Developer
8 10 (8.33%) Senior C Developer
8 10 (8.33%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
8 10 (8.33%) Embedded C++ Developer
8 10 (8.33%) Senior Embedded C Developer
9 9 (7.50%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (30.00%) .NET
2 19 (15.83%) CSS
3 18 (15.00%) ASP.NET
4 14 (11.67%) Web Services
5 13 (10.83%) HTML
5 13 (10.83%) .NET Framework
6 11 (9.17%) XML
7 10 (8.33%) jQuery
8 9 (7.50%) CSS3
8 9 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (5.00%) WCF
11 5 (4.17%) Classic ASP
12 4 (3.33%) XSLT
13 3 (2.50%) HTML5
14 2 (1.67%) CGI
15 1 (0.83%) WinForms
15 1 (0.83%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.33%) Device Driver
1 10 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.50%) Mathematics
2 9 (7.50%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.00%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.33%) Human Factors
5 3 (2.50%) EPoS
5 3 (2.50%) Chip and PIN
5 3 (2.50%) Replication
5 3 (2.50%) Clustering
6 2 (1.67%) PKI
6 2 (1.67%) Statistics
6 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.83%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.83%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.83%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 69 (57.50%) Windows
2 10 (8.33%) Windows XP
2 10 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 6 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.33%) UNIX
6 3 (2.50%) Windows Vista
6 3 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (1.67%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.67%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.83%) Android
8 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (16.67%) ITIL
3 17 (14.17%) Network Management
4 13 (10.83%) MVC
5 12 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 11 (9.17%) Software Engineering
7 10 (8.33%) Validation
8 9 (7.50%) OO
8 9 (7.50%) RAD
8 9 (7.50%) Test Automation
8 9 (7.50%) Test Strategy
8 9 (7.50%) Analytics
9 7 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (5.00%) Change Management
10 6 (5.00%) Waterfall
10 6 (5.00%) Asset Management
10 6 (5.00%) Mentoring
11 4 (3.33%) TDD
11 4 (3.33%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (3.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (50.00%) SQL
2 44 (36.67%) C#
3 19 (15.83%) T-SQL
4 16 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 11 (9.17%) C++
6 10 (8.33%) Embedded C
6 10 (8.33%) Embedded C++
6 10 (8.33%) C
7 9 (7.50%) VBScript
8 6 (5.00%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.17%) VB.NET
10 4 (3.33%) VBA
10 4 (3.33%) VB
11 1 (0.83%) Java
11 1 (0.83%) PHP
11 1 (0.83%) VC++
Qualifications
1 31 (25.83%) Degree
2 16 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (7.50%) MCSD
3 9 (7.50%) MCPD
4 8 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 8 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.33%) CCNA
5 4 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (2.50%) CCEE
6 3 (2.50%) CCAA
7 1 (0.83%) NCDA
7 1 (0.83%) NCIE
7 1 (0.83%) MCSE
7 1 (0.83%) MCSA
7 1 (0.83%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.83%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.50%) QA
2 4 (3.33%) SLA
3 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (28.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.33%) vSphere
5 3 (2.50%) XenApp
5 3 (2.50%) XenServer
5 3 (2.50%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.83%) UAG
6 1 (0.83%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (9.17%) Backup Exec
2 7 (5.83%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (3.33%) SCCM
4 3 (2.50%) WSUS
5 1 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 12 (10.00%) Symantec
3 10 (8.33%) VMware
4 8 (6.67%) Sophos
5 7 (5.83%) HP
5 7 (5.83%) Citrix
6 6 (5.00%) Veritas
6 6 (5.00%) Cisco
7 4 (3.33%) Dell
8 3 (2.50%) Veeam
8 3 (2.50%) Apple
9 2 (1.67%) Sage
9 2 (1.67%) Juniper
9 2 (1.67%) Tableau
10 1 (0.83%) NetApp
10 1 (0.83%) EMC
10 1 (0.83%) Websense
10 1 (0.83%) Wyse
10 1 (0.83%) Perforce
10 1 (0.83%) SonicWALL
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