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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 52 74 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 21.40% 32.60% 16.84%
As % of the Vendors category 45.61% 56.49% 38.37%
Number of salaries quoted 49 67 27
Average salary £32,500 £44,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.13% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,550 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
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
114 131 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 46.91% 57.71% 43.88%
Number of salaries quoted 93 107 75
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,700 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 1 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Croydon

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 71 (58.68%) MS Excel
2 69 (57.02%) Windows
3 64 (52.89%) SQL
4 44 (36.36%) C#
5 36 (29.75%) .NET
6 35 (28.93%) Active Directory
7 34 (28.10%) Degree
8 30 (24.79%) Finance
9 27 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (19.01%) SQL Server
11 21 (17.36%) SAN
11 21 (17.36%) Legal
11 21 (17.36%) SolarWinds
12 20 (16.53%) T-SQL
12 20 (16.53%) MS Office
13 19 (15.70%) CSS
13 19 (15.70%) ITIL
14 18 (14.88%) Network Management
15 17 (14.05%) ASP.NET
16 16 (13.22%) JavaScript
16 16 (13.22%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (12.40%) MS Exchange
18 13 (10.74%) HTML
18 13 (10.74%) Web Services
18 13 (10.74%) MVC
18 13 (10.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 13 (10.74%) .NET Framework
19 12 (9.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 11 (9.09%) C++
20 11 (9.09%) Lync

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 15 (12.40%) MS Exchange
2 11 (9.09%) Lync
3 10 (8.26%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.65%) IIS
5 2 (1.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (0.83%) OnBase
6 1 (0.83%) Apache
6 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 71 (58.68%) MS Excel
2 20 (16.53%) MS Office
3 3 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.48%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.65%) MS Project
5 1 (0.83%) Maya
5 1 (0.83%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.65%) SaaS
2 2 (1.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.36%) SAN
2 10 (8.26%) TCP/IP
2 10 (8.26%) DNS
3 7 (5.79%) DHCP
4 5 (4.13%) Firewall
5 3 (2.48%) Wireless
5 3 (2.48%) LAN
6 2 (1.65%) SMTP
6 2 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.83%) NAS
7 1 (0.83%) Network Security
7 1 (0.83%) WAN
7 1 (0.83%) VPN
7 1 (0.83%) SSL
7 1 (0.83%) IPv6
7 1 (0.83%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.01%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (9.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (6.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (5.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (5.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (4.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (3.31%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.31%) OLTP
7 4 (3.31%) OLAP
8 2 (1.65%) Big Data
8 2 (1.65%) VLDB
8 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.65%) QlikView
9 1 (0.83%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (0.83%) MySQL
9 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (7.44%) TestComplete
1 9 (7.44%) Selenium
1 9 (7.44%) WinRunner
1 9 (7.44%) Ranorex
1 9 (7.44%) WebDriver
2 2 (1.65%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.65%) Subversion
3 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.83%) MSTest
General
1 30 (24.79%) Finance
2 21 (17.36%) Legal
3 3 (2.48%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.65%) Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
5 1 (0.83%) Games
5 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.83%) Publishing
5 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 35 (28.93%) Analyst
2 34 (28.10%) Developer
3 20 (16.53%) Infrastructure Technician
4 19 (15.70%) Software Developer
5 16 (13.22%) Service Analyst
5 16 (13.22%) Service Desk Analyst
6 13 (10.74%) Consultant
7 10 (8.26%) Senior Developer
7 10 (8.26%) Senior C++ Developer
7 10 (8.26%) C++ Software Developer
7 10 (8.26%) C++ Developer
7 10 (8.26%) Senior Software Developer
7 10 (8.26%) Embedded Software Developer
7 10 (8.26%) Embedded C Developer
7 10 (8.26%) C Developer
7 10 (8.26%) Senior C Developer
7 10 (8.26%) Senior Embedded C Developer
7 10 (8.26%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
7 10 (8.26%) Embedded C++ Developer
8 9 (7.44%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (29.75%) .NET
2 19 (15.70%) CSS
3 17 (14.05%) ASP.NET
4 13 (10.74%) HTML
4 13 (10.74%) Web Services
4 13 (10.74%) .NET Framework
5 10 (8.26%) XML
5 10 (8.26%) jQuery
6 9 (7.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 9 (7.44%) CSS3
7 8 (6.61%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (4.13%) WCF
9 4 (3.31%) Classic ASP
9 4 (3.31%) XSLT
10 3 (2.48%) HTML5
11 2 (1.65%) CGI
12 1 (0.83%) WinForms
12 1 (0.83%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (8.26%) Device Driver
2 9 (7.44%) Mathematics
2 9 (7.44%) Client/Server
3 6 (4.96%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.31%) Human Factors
5 3 (2.48%) EPoS
5 3 (2.48%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.65%) Clustering
6 2 (1.65%) Replication
6 2 (1.65%) PKI
6 2 (1.65%) Statistics
6 2 (1.65%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.83%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.83%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.83%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 69 (57.02%) Windows
2 10 (8.26%) Windows 7
3 9 (7.44%) Windows XP
4 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.31%) UNIX
5 4 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.48%) Windows Vista
7 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.65%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.65%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.83%) Android
8 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (15.70%) ITIL
3 18 (14.88%) Network Management
4 13 (10.74%) MVC
5 11 (9.09%) ITIL V3
6 10 (8.26%) Software Engineering
6 10 (8.26%) Validation
7 9 (7.44%) Test Automation
7 9 (7.44%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (7.44%) OO
7 9 (7.44%) RAD
7 9 (7.44%) Test Strategy
7 9 (7.44%) Analytics
8 5 (4.13%) Asset Management
8 5 (4.13%) Change Management
8 5 (4.13%) Mentoring
8 5 (4.13%) Waterfall
9 4 (3.31%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (3.31%) CRM
9 4 (3.31%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (52.89%) SQL
2 44 (36.36%) C#
3 20 (16.53%) T-SQL
4 16 (13.22%) JavaScript
5 11 (9.09%) C++
6 10 (8.26%) C
6 10 (8.26%) Embedded C
6 10 (8.26%) Embedded C++
7 8 (6.61%) VBScript
8 7 (5.79%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.31%) VB
9 4 (3.31%) VB.NET
9 4 (3.31%) VBA
10 1 (0.83%) PHP
10 1 (0.83%) Java
10 1 (0.83%) VC++
Qualifications
1 34 (28.10%) Degree
2 16 (13.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (7.44%) MCPD
3 9 (7.44%) MCSD
4 8 (6.61%) SC Cleared
4 8 (6.61%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.48%) CCNA
6 2 (1.65%) CCEE
6 2 (1.65%) CCAA
6 2 (1.65%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.83%) MOS
7 1 (0.83%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.83%) MCP
7 1 (0.83%) MCSE
7 1 (0.83%) MCSA
7 1 (0.83%) NCDA
7 1 (0.83%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.44%) QA
2 4 (3.31%) SLA
3 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (28.93%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.31%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.48%) vSphere
5 2 (1.65%) XenApp
5 2 (1.65%) XenServer
5 2 (1.65%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.83%) Firmware
6 1 (0.83%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.83%) UAG
Systems Management
1 9 (7.44%) Backup Exec
2 6 (4.96%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (3.31%) SCCM
4 2 (1.65%) WSUS
5 1 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (17.36%) SolarWinds
2 10 (8.26%) Symantec
3 9 (7.44%) VMware
4 7 (5.79%) Sophos
5 6 (4.96%) HP
5 6 (4.96%) Citrix
6 5 (4.13%) Veritas
6 5 (4.13%) Cisco
7 3 (2.48%) Apple
7 3 (2.48%) Dell
8 2 (1.65%) Tableau
8 2 (1.65%) Sage
8 2 (1.65%) Juniper
8 2 (1.65%) Veeam
9 1 (0.83%) SonicWALL
9 1 (0.83%) Perforce
9 1 (0.83%) Wyse
9 1 (0.83%) Websense
9 1 (0.83%) NetApp
9 1 (0.83%) EMC
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