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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 47 59 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 27.98% 28.92% 23.46%
As % of the Vendors category 61.84% 71.95% 39.87%
Number of salaries quoted 43 54 59
Average salary £29,500 £40,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.60% +8.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £29,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £55,000 £57,500
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
76 82 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 45.24% 40.20% 58.85%
Number of salaries quoted 65 71 124
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Croydon

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 69 (66.35%) Windows
2 59 (56.73%) Active Directory
3 52 (50.00%) VMware
4 45 (43.27%) MS Exchange
5 43 (41.35%) Citrix
6 40 (38.46%) SQL
7 39 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 38 (36.54%) MS Excel
9 37 (35.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 36 (34.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 31 (29.81%) MS Office
11 31 (29.81%) VMware Infrastructure
12 27 (25.96%) Exchange Server 2010
13 26 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 22 (21.15%) .NET
15 21 (20.19%) Exchange Server 2013
16 20 (19.23%) SQL Server
16 20 (19.23%) C#
17 19 (18.27%) ASP.NET
17 19 (18.27%) Terminal Server
17 19 (18.27%) Windows 8
18 18 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
18 18 (17.31%) VoIP
19 14 (13.46%) TCP/IP
19 14 (13.46%) ITIL
19 14 (13.46%) MVC
19 14 (13.46%) Finance
20 13 (12.50%) IIS
20 13 (12.50%) Windows XP
21 12 (11.54%) SLA

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 45 (43.27%) MS Exchange
2 27 (25.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (20.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (12.50%) IIS
5 5 (4.81%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.92%) Apache
6 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.92%) SAS
6 2 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 38 (36.54%) MS Excel
2 31 (29.81%) MS Office
3 4 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.92%) MS Project
5 1 (0.96%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.92%) Office 365
3 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (17.31%) VoIP
2 14 (13.46%) TCP/IP
3 11 (10.58%) DHCP
3 11 (10.58%) DNS
4 10 (9.62%) VPN
5 9 (8.65%) LAN
5 9 (8.65%) SAN
6 8 (7.69%) WAN
7 6 (5.77%) Wireless
8 4 (3.85%) FTP
9 2 (1.92%) Firewall
10 1 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.96%) ADSL
10 1 (0.96%) VLAN
10 1 (0.96%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.96%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.96%) NAS
10 1 (0.96%) Intranet
10 1 (0.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.92%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.96%) DTS
3 1 (0.96%) Star Schema
3 1 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.96%) NUnit
2 1 (0.96%) MSTest
General
1 14 (13.46%) Finance
2 6 (5.77%) Legal
3 5 (4.81%) Retail
4 4 (3.85%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.92%) Law
6 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.96%) Billing
6 1 (0.96%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 41 (39.42%) Support Engineer
2 32 (30.77%) 2nd Line Support
3 26 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 22 (21.15%) Developer
5 13 (12.50%) Analyst
6 11 (10.58%) 1st Line Support
7 9 (8.65%) Software Developer
7 9 (8.65%) Support Analyst
8 8 (7.69%) Programmer
8 8 (7.69%) Software Programmer
8 8 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 8 (7.69%) .NET Programmer
8 8 (7.69%) SQL Programmer
8 8 (7.69%) ASP.NET Programmer
9 7 (6.73%) Applications Support
9 7 (6.73%) Applications Developer
10 6 (5.77%) Support Technician
10 6 (5.77%) .NET Developer
11 5 (4.81%) 3rd Line Support
11 5 (4.81%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (21.15%) .NET
2 19 (18.27%) ASP.NET
3 10 (9.62%) WCF
4 9 (8.65%) Web Services
5 5 (4.81%) jQuery
5 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (3.85%) CSS
7 3 (2.88%) XML
7 3 (2.88%) CSS3
7 3 (2.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.96%) HTML
8 1 (0.96%) Ajax
8 1 (0.96%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.96%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.96%) WPF
8 1 (0.96%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 6 (5.77%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.77%) Replication
3 5 (4.81%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.85%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.92%) Clustering
5 2 (1.92%) PMI
6 1 (0.96%) EPoS
6 1 (0.96%) GIS
6 1 (0.96%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.96%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.96%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.96%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 69 (66.35%) Windows
2 39 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (35.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (34.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (18.27%) Windows 8
6 13 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 12 (11.54%) Mac OS X
7 12 (11.54%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.92%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (13.46%) ITIL
2 14 (13.46%) MVC
3 10 (9.62%) Mentoring
4 9 (8.65%) Software Engineering
4 9 (8.65%) Waterfall
5 8 (7.69%) Network Architecture
6 6 (5.77%) Service Delivery
6 6 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (5.77%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (4.81%) SDLC
7 5 (4.81%) E-Commerce
7 5 (4.81%) Problem Management
7 5 (4.81%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.85%) Unit Testing
8 4 (3.85%) Project Management
8 4 (3.85%) Database Security
9 3 (2.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.88%) PRINCE2
9 3 (2.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 40 (38.46%) SQL
2 20 (19.23%) C#
3 8 (7.69%) VBScript
3 8 (7.69%) VB.NET
4 6 (5.77%) PowerShell
4 6 (5.77%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.81%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.96%) C
6 1 (0.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (10.58%) CCNA
2 11 (10.58%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (7.69%) MCSE
4 7 (6.73%) MCSD
4 7 (6.73%) MCPD
5 6 (5.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (4.81%) MCITP
6 5 (4.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (3.85%) MCP
8 2 (1.92%) Degree
8 2 (1.92%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.96%) MCTS
9 1 (0.96%) VCP5
9 1 (0.96%) MCSA
9 1 (0.96%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.54%) SLA
2 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 59 (56.73%) Active Directory
2 31 (29.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (18.27%) Terminal Server
4 4 (3.85%) vSphere
5 2 (1.92%) vCloud
5 2 (1.92%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.96%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.85%) SCOM
2 1 (0.96%) WSUS
2 1 (0.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 52 (50.00%) VMware
2 43 (41.35%) Citrix
3 8 (7.69%) Cisco
4 7 (6.73%) Oracle
5 6 (5.77%) Juniper
5 6 (5.77%) Motorola
5 6 (5.77%) Mitel
5 6 (5.77%) MobileIron
6 5 (4.81%) Symantec
6 5 (4.81%) Lotus
7 3 (2.88%) Veeam
8 2 (1.92%) Apple
8 2 (1.92%) Remedy
8 2 (1.92%) Dell
8 2 (1.92%) Google
9 1 (0.96%) Brocade
9 1 (0.96%) SonicWALL
9 1 (0.96%) EMC
9 1 (0.96%) SAP
9 1 (0.96%) Sun
Croydon, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 19 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + excellent benefits inc bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon
Land Registry
Salary: £26,000 - 27,219 per year + Excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
MOTT MACDONALD
Posted: 18 days ago