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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 2 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 49 45 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 25.00% 23.94% 22.04%
As % of the Vendors category 46.23% 47.87% 46.96%
Number of salaries quoted 47 43 51
Median salary £52,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+61.53% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £23,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £54,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
106 94 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 54.08% 50.00% 46.94%
Number of salaries quoted 88 84 94
Median salary £49,250 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.44% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of job ads across the Croydon region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 October 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Croydon

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 62 (48.06%) MS Excel
2 53 (41.09%) SQL
3 52 (40.31%) ITIL
4 48 (37.21%) Windows
5 41 (31.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 39 (30.23%) SQL Server
6 39 (30.23%) MS Office
6 39 (30.23%) Active Directory
7 38 (29.46%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (27.91%) LAN
9 32 (24.81%) Web Services
10 31 (24.03%) SLA
11 28 (21.71%) WAN
12 27 (20.93%) Service Delivery
12 27 (20.93%) VMware
13 26 (20.16%) SharePoint
13 26 (20.16%) .NET
13 26 (20.16%) C#
14 24 (18.60%) MS Exchange
14 24 (18.60%) Wireless
14 24 (18.60%) Office 365
15 23 (17.83%) Windows 7
16 21 (16.28%) User Experience
16 21 (16.28%) HTML
16 21 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
17 20 (15.50%) Stakeholder Management
17 20 (15.50%) ASP.NET
18 19 (14.73%) Windows Server 2008
18 19 (14.73%) Trend Analysis
19 18 (13.95%) HTML5

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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 26 (20.16%) SharePoint
2 24 (18.60%) MS Exchange
3 16 (12.40%) JBoss
4 14 (10.85%) IIS
5 8 (6.20%) Skype for Business
6 7 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.78%) CMS
Applications
1 62 (48.06%) MS Excel
2 39 (30.23%) MS Office
3 7 (5.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (3.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (12.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.78%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 41 (31.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (18.60%) Office 365
3 18 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (27.91%) LAN
2 28 (21.71%) WAN
3 24 (18.60%) Wireless
4 18 (13.95%) SAN
4 18 (13.95%) TCP/IP
5 14 (10.85%) iSCSI
6 13 (10.08%) DHCP
6 13 (10.08%) DNS
7 10 (7.75%) Firewall
8 9 (6.98%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (6.98%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (5.43%) VoIP
10 3 (2.33%) Internet
10 3 (2.33%) MPLS
10 3 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (1.55%) HTTP
11 2 (1.55%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.78%) SMTP
12 1 (0.78%) SNMP
12 1 (0.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (30.23%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.40%) MySQL
2 16 (12.40%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.55%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.78%) QlikView
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (12.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 16 (12.40%) Jenkins
1 16 (12.40%) Subversion
2 3 (2.33%) NUnit
3 2 (1.55%) MSBuild
3 2 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.55%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.78%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.78%) Moq
General
1 13 (10.08%) Retail
2 8 (6.20%) Finance
3 4 (3.10%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.33%) Back Office
5 1 (0.78%) Billing
5 1 (0.78%) Games
5 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (30.23%) Analyst
2 21 (16.28%) Service Analyst
3 19 (14.73%) .NET Developer
3 19 (14.73%) Developer
3 19 (14.73%) Support Analyst
4 17 (13.18%) Architect
4 17 (13.18%) Service Desk Analyst
5 16 (12.40%) .NET Software Developer
5 16 (12.40%) ASP.NET Developer
5 16 (12.40%) Help Desk Analyst
5 16 (12.40%) Senior Architect
5 16 (12.40%) Senior Technical Architect
5 16 (12.40%) Software Developer
5 16 (12.40%) SQL Developer
5 16 (12.40%) Technical Architect
6 15 (11.63%) Team Leader
7 14 (10.85%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 14 (10.85%) Service Desk Support
7 14 (10.85%) Service Desk Support Analyst
8 13 (10.08%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (24.81%) Web Services
2 26 (20.16%) .NET
3 21 (16.28%) HTML
4 20 (15.50%) ASP.NET
5 18 (13.95%) HTML5
6 17 (13.18%) Middleware
7 16 (12.40%) Java EE
8 12 (9.30%) WCF
9 5 (3.88%) CSS
10 4 (3.10%) .NET Framework
10 4 (3.10%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (2.33%) AngularJS
11 3 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (1.55%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (1.55%) Entity Framework
12 2 (1.55%) jQuery
12 2 (1.55%) LINQ to SQL
13 1 (0.78%) 802.1X
13 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.28%) User Experience
2 16 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.98%) iPad
3 9 (6.98%) iPhone
4 8 (6.20%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.88%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.88%) Fintech
6 2 (1.55%) EPoS
7 1 (0.78%) Clustering
7 1 (0.78%) CMDB
7 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.78%) PDA
7 1 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 48 (37.21%) Windows
2 23 (17.83%) Windows 7
3 19 (14.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (12.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (11.63%) Windows Server
6 14 (10.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.88%) Windows 10
7 5 (3.88%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.10%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.10%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (3.10%) Windows NT
9 3 (2.33%) Linux
10 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (40.31%) ITIL
2 38 (29.46%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (20.93%) Service Delivery
4 20 (15.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (14.73%) Trend Analysis
6 18 (13.95%) MVC
7 17 (13.18%) CRM
7 17 (13.18%) Responsive Web Design
7 17 (13.18%) Software Engineering
8 16 (12.40%) DevOps
8 16 (12.40%) Infrastructure Management
8 16 (12.40%) ITIL V3
8 16 (12.40%) Line Management
8 16 (12.40%) Open Source
8 16 (12.40%) Presales
8 16 (12.40%) TOGAF
8 16 (12.40%) Web Design
9 15 (11.63%) BCP
10 13 (10.08%) Mentoring
11 12 (9.30%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 53 (41.09%) SQL
2 26 (20.16%) C#
3 16 (12.40%) Java
4 15 (11.63%) VB.NET
5 12 (9.30%) VBScript
6 10 (7.75%) JavaScript
7 6 (4.65%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.55%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (12.40%) ITIL Certification
1 16 (12.40%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.75%) CCNA
2 10 (7.75%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.88%) CCENT
3 5 (3.88%) Dell Certification
4 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.55%) Degree
7 1 (0.78%) CCNP
7 1 (0.78%) HNC
7 1 (0.78%) HND
7 1 (0.78%) MCP
7 1 (0.78%) MCSA
7 1 (0.78%) MCSE
7 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (24.03%) SLA
2 1 (0.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 39 (30.23%) Active Directory
2 21 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (12.40%) Docker
4 14 (10.85%) Hyper-V
5 9 (6.98%) ISA Server
6 6 (4.65%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (4.65%) vSphere
7 5 (3.88%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (3.88%) XenApp
8 3 (2.33%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (12.40%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (12.40%) Puppet
2 5 (3.88%) NetBackup
2 5 (3.88%) SCCM
3 2 (1.55%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.78%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (20.93%) VMware
2 15 (11.63%) Cisco
3 11 (8.53%) HP
4 10 (7.75%) Dell
5 9 (6.98%) Apple
5 9 (6.98%) MobileIron
6 8 (6.20%) Citrix
7 5 (3.88%) Adobe
7 5 (3.88%) EqualLogic
7 5 (3.88%) Mitel
7 5 (3.88%) Oracle
7 5 (3.88%) Sophos
7 5 (3.88%) Veeam
8 4 (3.10%) Meraki
8 4 (3.10%) Remedy
8 4 (3.10%) Retalix
8 4 (3.10%) Retek
9 3 (2.33%) SAP
10 2 (1.55%) Google
11 1 (0.78%) NetSuite
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