The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Croydon region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 60 52 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 29.13% 21.05% 20.59%
As % of the Vendors category 75.00% 36.11% 40.91%
Number of salaries quoted 55 51 51
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
80 144 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 38.83% 58.30% 50.33%
Number of salaries quoted 68 115 134
Average salary £36,250 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.44% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,950 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
London

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 25 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Croydon

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 63 (52.94%) SQL
2 59 (49.58%) C#
2 59 (49.58%) MS Excel
3 50 (42.02%) .NET
3 50 (42.02%) Windows
4 42 (35.29%) Degree
5 38 (31.93%) Finance
6 31 (26.05%) ASP.NET
7 30 (25.21%) Web Services
8 28 (23.53%) .NET Framework
9 24 (20.17%) Software Engineering
9 24 (20.17%) SQL Server
10 23 (19.33%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (16.81%) Active Directory
12 19 (15.97%) Microsoft Azure
13 18 (15.13%) VBScript
13 18 (15.13%) XML
13 18 (15.13%) CSS
14 17 (14.29%) WinRunner
14 17 (14.29%) OO
14 17 (14.29%) RAD
14 17 (14.29%) T-SQL
14 17 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
14 17 (14.29%) Client/Server
14 17 (14.29%) WebDriver
14 17 (14.29%) QA
14 17 (14.29%) Selenium
14 17 (14.29%) Mathematics
14 17 (14.29%) TestComplete
14 17 (14.29%) Test Automation

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 9 (7.56%) SharePoint
1 9 (7.56%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.72%) Lync
3 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2000
3 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.68%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.68%) IIS
5 1 (0.84%) Apache
5 1 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 59 (49.58%) MS Excel
2 14 (11.76%) MS Office
3 5 (4.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.52%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.68%) Acrobat
5 2 (1.68%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.68%) InDesign
5 2 (1.68%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.40%) SAN
1 10 (8.40%) DNS
2 7 (5.88%) DHCP
3 6 (5.04%) TCP/IP
3 6 (5.04%) Firewall
3 6 (5.04%) Wireless
4 2 (1.68%) iSCSI
4 2 (1.68%) VPN
4 2 (1.68%) VoIP
4 2 (1.68%) WAN
5 1 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.84%) FWSM
5 1 (0.84%) SSL
5 1 (0.84%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.17%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (6.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (6.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.84%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 17 (14.29%) WinRunner
1 17 (14.29%) Selenium
1 17 (14.29%) TestComplete
1 17 (14.29%) WebDriver
1 17 (14.29%) Ranorex
2 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.84%) MSTest
2 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (31.93%) Finance
2 15 (12.61%) Legal
3 5 (4.20%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.52%) Marketing
5 2 (1.68%) Banking
6 1 (0.84%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.84%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (38.66%) Developer
2 39 (32.77%) Analyst
3 34 (28.57%) Software Developer
4 23 (19.33%) Consultant
5 18 (15.13%) Senior Developer
5 18 (15.13%) Senior Software Developer
6 17 (14.29%) Test Consultant
6 17 (14.29%) QA Engineer
6 17 (14.29%) Test Engineer
6 17 (14.29%) .NET Consultant
6 17 (14.29%) QA Analyst
6 17 (14.29%) Tester
6 17 (14.29%) Test Analyst
6 17 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
6 17 (14.29%) Automation Tester
6 17 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
6 17 (14.29%) QA Automation Engineer
6 17 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
7 13 (10.92%) Junior
8 12 (10.08%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (42.02%) .NET
2 31 (26.05%) ASP.NET
3 30 (25.21%) Web Services
4 28 (23.53%) .NET Framework
5 18 (15.13%) XML
5 18 (15.13%) CSS
6 16 (13.45%) HTML
7 14 (11.76%) WCF
7 14 (11.76%) Classic ASP
8 11 (9.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (3.36%) XSLT
10 3 (2.52%) jQuery
11 2 (1.68%) CSS3
11 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (1.68%) CGI
12 1 (0.84%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 17 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 9 (7.56%) Device Driver
3 4 (3.36%) Human Factors
3 4 (3.36%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.52%) Statistics
4 3 (2.52%) Replication
4 3 (2.52%) Clustering
4 3 (2.52%) EPoS
4 3 (2.52%) Chip and PIN
5 2 (1.68%) PKI
5 2 (1.68%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.68%) Social Media
6 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.84%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.84%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 50 (42.02%) Windows
2 6 (5.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (5.04%) Windows 7
3 5 (4.20%) Windows XP
3 5 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (4.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.36%) UNIX
5 3 (2.52%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (1.68%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.84%) Android
7 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.17%) Software Engineering
2 23 (19.33%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (14.29%) OO
3 17 (14.29%) RAD
3 17 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 17 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 17 (14.29%) Analytics
4 14 (11.76%) Waterfall
5 13 (10.92%) MVC
6 11 (9.24%) ITIL
6 11 (9.24%) Financial Modelling
7 9 (7.56%) Network Management
7 9 (7.56%) Validation
8 7 (5.88%) ITIL V3
9 6 (5.04%) Project Management
10 5 (4.20%) Change Management
11 4 (3.36%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (3.36%) Infrastructure Management
11 4 (3.36%) Unit Testing
11 4 (3.36%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (52.94%) SQL
2 59 (49.58%) C#
3 18 (15.13%) VBScript
4 17 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 13 (10.92%) VB.NET
6 11 (9.24%) VBA
7 9 (7.56%) Embedded C
7 9 (7.56%) Embedded C++
7 9 (7.56%) C
7 9 (7.56%) C++
8 8 (6.72%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.36%) VB
10 3 (2.52%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.84%) PHP
11 1 (0.84%) Java
Qualifications
1 42 (35.29%) Degree
2 17 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (6.72%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.72%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (3.36%) CCNA
5 4 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.52%) CCEE
6 3 (2.52%) CCAA
6 3 (2.52%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.68%) MCSD
7 2 (1.68%) MCPD
7 2 (1.68%) NCDA
7 2 (1.68%) NCIE
8 1 (0.84%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.84%) MOS
8 1 (0.84%) MCSE
8 1 (0.84%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.29%) QA
2 4 (3.36%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (16.81%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.20%) vSphere
4 4 (3.36%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.52%) XenApp
5 3 (2.52%) XenServer
5 3 (2.52%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.84%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.84%) UAG
Systems Management
1 8 (6.72%) Backup Exec
2 5 (4.20%) WSUS
2 5 (4.20%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (3.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (10.92%) VMware
2 11 (9.24%) SolarWinds
3 8 (6.72%) Symantec
3 8 (6.72%) Cisco
4 7 (5.88%) HP
4 7 (5.88%) Citrix
5 5 (4.20%) Veritas
5 5 (4.20%) Sophos
6 3 (2.52%) Veeam
6 3 (2.52%) Dell
7 2 (1.68%) EMC
7 2 (1.68%) Adobe
7 2 (1.68%) Juniper
7 2 (1.68%) NetApp
7 2 (1.68%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.68%) Mitel
8 1 (0.84%) Websense
8 1 (0.84%) F5
8 1 (0.84%) Apple
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