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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 47 74 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 22.71% 26.91% 18.29%
As % of the Vendors category 45.19% 48.68% 51.72%
Number of salaries quoted 46 63 51
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
104 152 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 50.24% 55.27% 35.37%
Number of salaries quoted 85 117 103
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 21 November 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Croydon

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 70 (67.96%) Windows
2 69 (66.99%) MS Excel
3 55 (53.40%) SQL
4 40 (38.83%) Active Directory
5 28 (27.18%) Degree
6 24 (23.30%) C#
7 23 (22.33%) .NET
7 23 (22.33%) SQL Server
7 23 (22.33%) SAN
7 23 (22.33%) SolarWinds
8 22 (21.36%) ITIL
9 21 (20.39%) Legal
10 20 (19.42%) MS Office
10 20 (19.42%) Network Management
11 18 (17.48%) T-SQL
12 16 (15.53%) JavaScript
12 16 (15.53%) CSS
13 15 (14.56%) MS Exchange
13 15 (14.56%) Finance
13 15 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (14.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (12.62%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (11.65%) Windows XP
15 12 (11.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 12 (11.65%) ITIL V3
16 11 (10.68%) SQL Server 2012
16 11 (10.68%) Business Intelligence
17 10 (9.71%) Windows 7
17 10 (9.71%) jQuery
18 9 (8.74%) MCPD

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (14.56%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.74%) SharePoint
3 8 (7.77%) Lync
4 3 (2.91%) IIS
5 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.97%) OnBase
6 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.97%) Apache
Applications
1 69 (66.99%) MS Excel
2 20 (19.42%) MS Office
3 3 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.91%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.97%) Maya
4 1 (0.97%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.97%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.94%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.91%) SaaS
2 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (22.33%) SAN
2 8 (7.77%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.80%) DNS
4 5 (4.85%) DHCP
5 4 (3.88%) Firewall
6 3 (2.91%) Network Security
6 3 (2.91%) LAN
7 2 (1.94%) SMTP
7 2 (1.94%) VPN
7 2 (1.94%) Wireless
8 1 (0.97%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.97%) Internet
8 1 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.97%) NAS
8 1 (0.97%) SSL
8 1 (0.97%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (22.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (11.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (10.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (6.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (6.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (6.80%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.88%) OLAP
6 4 (3.88%) OLTP
6 4 (3.88%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.91%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.91%) MySQL
8 2 (1.94%) Big Data
8 2 (1.94%) VLDB
8 2 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.94%) QlikView
9 1 (0.97%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Subversion
2 2 (1.94%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.97%) WinRunner
3 1 (0.97%) Selenium
3 1 (0.97%) TestComplete
3 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.97%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.97%) MSTest
3 1 (0.97%) Ranorex
General
1 21 (20.39%) Legal
2 15 (14.56%) Finance
3 2 (1.94%) Banking
3 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.97%) Back Office
4 1 (0.97%) Games
4 1 (0.97%) Retail
4 1 (0.97%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (26.21%) Analyst
2 22 (21.36%) Developer
2 22 (21.36%) Infrastructure Technician
3 17 (16.50%) Service Analyst
3 17 (16.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (9.71%) 1st Line Support
4 10 (9.71%) DBA
4 10 (9.71%) SQL DBA
5 8 (7.77%) Development DBA
6 7 (6.80%) Software Developer
6 7 (6.80%) Help Desk Support
6 7 (6.80%) .NET Developer
7 6 (5.83%) C++ Developer
7 6 (5.83%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.83%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
7 6 (5.83%) Embedded C++ Developer
7 6 (5.83%) Embedded Software Developer
7 6 (5.83%) Embedded C Developer
7 6 (5.83%) C Developer
7 6 (5.83%) Senior C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (22.33%) .NET
2 16 (15.53%) CSS
3 10 (9.71%) jQuery
4 9 (8.74%) CSS3
4 9 (8.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 9 (8.74%) ASP.NET
4 9 (8.74%) HTML
5 6 (5.83%) XML
6 4 (3.88%) XSLT
6 4 (3.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (2.91%) HTML5
7 3 (2.91%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.94%) COM
9 1 (0.97%) MFC
9 1 (0.97%) CGI
9 1 (0.97%) WinForms
9 1 (0.97%) WCF
9 1 (0.97%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.83%) Blackberry
1 6 (5.83%) Device Driver
2 4 (3.88%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.91%) Open Source
3 3 (2.91%) Mathematics
3 3 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.91%) EPoS
4 2 (1.94%) Chip and PIN
4 2 (1.94%) Statistics
4 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.94%) Human Factors
5 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.97%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.97%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 70 (67.96%) Windows
2 12 (11.65%) Windows XP
3 10 (9.71%) Windows 7
4 7 (6.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (5.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.85%) Windows Vista
7 4 (3.88%) UNIX
8 3 (2.91%) Mac OS X
8 3 (2.91%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.97%) Linux
10 1 (0.97%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.36%) ITIL
2 20 (19.42%) Network Management
3 15 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (11.65%) ITIL V3
5 11 (10.68%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (8.74%) MVC
7 6 (5.83%) Validation
7 6 (5.83%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (3.88%) Data Security
8 4 (3.88%) Unit Testing
8 4 (3.88%) TDD
8 4 (3.88%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (3.88%) Change Management
8 4 (3.88%) Data Modelling
8 4 (3.88%) ETL
9 3 (2.91%) CRM
9 3 (2.91%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.91%) Asset Management
9 3 (2.91%) ERD
10 2 (1.94%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (53.40%) SQL
2 24 (23.30%) C#
3 18 (17.48%) T-SQL
4 16 (15.53%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.77%) PowerShell
6 7 (6.80%) C++
7 6 (5.83%) C
7 6 (5.83%) Embedded C
7 6 (5.83%) Embedded C++
8 4 (3.88%) VBScript
8 4 (3.88%) VB
9 1 (0.97%) VC++
9 1 (0.97%) Java
9 1 (0.97%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (27.18%) Degree
2 13 (12.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (8.74%) MCPD
3 9 (8.74%) MCSD
4 5 (4.85%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.85%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.94%) MCSE
5 2 (1.94%) MCP
6 1 (0.97%) MCTS
6 1 (0.97%) MCITP
6 1 (0.97%) MCSA
6 1 (0.97%) CCNA
6 1 (0.97%) CISSP
6 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) SLA
1 3 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 40 (38.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.91%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.94%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.97%) vSphere
4 1 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (6.80%) Backup Exec
2 5 (4.85%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.97%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.97%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.97%) Nagios
3 1 (0.97%) WSUS
3 1 (0.97%) SCCM
3 1 (0.97%) SCOM
3 1 (0.97%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 23 (22.33%) SolarWinds
2 7 (6.80%) VMware
2 7 (6.80%) Symantec
3 6 (5.83%) HP
3 6 (5.83%) Apple
4 5 (4.85%) Sophos
5 4 (3.88%) Cisco
6 3 (2.91%) Veritas
6 3 (2.91%) Sage
7 2 (1.94%) Dell
7 2 (1.94%) Citrix
7 2 (1.94%) Wyse
7 2 (1.94%) Google
7 2 (1.94%) SonicWALL
7 2 (1.94%) Tableau
8 1 (0.97%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.97%) Acronis
8 1 (0.97%) F5
8 1 (0.97%) Perforce
8 1 (0.97%) McAfee
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £17000 - £21500 per annum
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Salary: From £18,000 to £23,000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
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Coal IT Services
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum + benefits
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dotMailer Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
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