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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 57 65 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 29.69% 25.39% 13.40%
As % of the Vendors category 58.76% 53.28% 29.55%
Number of salaries quoted 55 63 38
Average salary £25,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £25,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £75,000
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
97 122 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 50.52% 47.66% 45.36%
Number of salaries quoted 92 93 114
Average salary £25,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,850 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Croydon

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 83 (66.94%) Windows
2 65 (52.42%) Active Directory
3 53 (42.74%) MS Exchange
4 51 (41.13%) MS Excel
5 42 (33.87%) MS Office
6 41 (33.06%) SQL
7 40 (32.26%) VMware
8 38 (30.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 37 (29.84%) ITIL
10 36 (29.03%) Citrix
11 32 (25.81%) Windows 7
12 30 (24.19%) Microsoft Certification
13 28 (22.58%) .NET
14 24 (19.35%) Finance
14 24 (19.35%) C#
14 24 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
15 23 (18.55%) Lync
15 23 (18.55%) Windows Server 2012
16 20 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
17 19 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
18 18 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2010
19 17 (13.71%) IIS
20 16 (12.90%) SQL Server
20 16 (12.90%) JavaScript
20 16 (12.90%) MCSD
20 16 (12.90%) ASP.NET
20 16 (12.90%) E-Commerce
20 16 (12.90%) MCPD
20 16 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
21 15 (12.10%) CSS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 53 (42.74%) MS Exchange
2 23 (18.55%) Lync
3 18 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (13.71%) IIS
5 12 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (4.03%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.61%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.61%) SAS
8 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 51 (41.13%) MS Excel
2 42 (33.87%) MS Office
3 4 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (11.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.48%) SaaS
2 11 (8.87%) Office 365
3 8 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.29%) WAN
2 13 (10.48%) VoIP
3 12 (9.68%) Firewall
4 10 (8.06%) Internet
5 9 (7.26%) MPLS
5 9 (7.26%) DNS
5 9 (7.26%) DHCP
6 8 (6.45%) TCP/IP
7 7 (5.65%) VPN
8 6 (4.84%) LAN
9 5 (4.03%) PABX
10 4 (3.23%) PBX
10 4 (3.23%) FTP
10 4 (3.23%) SAN
11 3 (2.42%) Network Security
11 3 (2.42%) Wireless
12 1 (0.81%) NAS
12 1 (0.81%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.81%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.42%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.42%) OLTP
5 3 (2.42%) OLAP
5 3 (2.42%) Big Data
6 2 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.81%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (0.81%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.81%) DTS
7 1 (0.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.81%) NUnit
2 1 (0.81%) MSTest
2 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (19.35%) Finance
2 12 (9.68%) Back Office
2 12 (9.68%) Marketing
3 6 (4.84%) Legal
4 4 (3.23%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.23%) Retail
5 3 (2.42%) Law
6 1 (0.81%) Billing
6 1 (0.81%) Local Government
6 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (25.81%) Support Engineer
2 30 (24.19%) 2nd Line Support
3 26 (20.97%) Analyst
4 22 (17.74%) Developer
5 19 (15.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 14 (11.29%) .NET Developer
7 13 (10.48%) Applications Support
7 13 (10.48%) 1st Line Support
8 12 (9.68%) Service Analyst
8 12 (9.68%) Applications Developer
8 12 (9.68%) Service Desk Analyst
9 10 (8.06%) Support Analyst
10 9 (7.26%) ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (6.45%) IT Support
11 8 (6.45%) .NET Applications Developer
12 7 (5.65%) 1st Line Support Engineer
13 6 (4.84%) Help Desk Support
14 5 (4.03%) SQL DBA
14 5 (4.03%) Team Leader
14 5 (4.03%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (22.58%) .NET
2 16 (12.90%) ASP.NET
3 15 (12.10%) CSS
4 13 (10.48%) jQuery
5 12 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 12 (9.68%) CSS3
6 9 (7.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (2.42%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.42%) WCF
7 3 (2.42%) XML
7 3 (2.42%) HTML
8 2 (1.61%) Web Services
8 2 (1.61%) COM
9 1 (0.81%) Ajax
9 1 (0.81%) JSON
9 1 (0.81%) LINQ
9 1 (0.81%) WPF
9 1 (0.81%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.48%) Blackberry
3 8 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.03%) Replication
4 5 (4.03%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.23%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.61%) PMI
6 2 (1.61%) Clustering
7 1 (0.81%) Physics
7 1 (0.81%) EPoS
7 1 (0.81%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 83 (66.94%) Windows
2 38 (30.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (25.81%) Windows 7
4 23 (18.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (10.48%) Windows XP
7 10 (8.06%) Windows 8
8 9 (7.26%) CentOS
8 9 (7.26%) Linux
9 8 (6.45%) Mac OS X
10 5 (4.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (29.84%) ITIL
2 19 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (12.90%) E-Commerce
4 15 (12.10%) CRM
4 15 (12.10%) MVC
5 12 (9.68%) Email Marketing
6 11 (8.87%) Data Protection
6 11 (8.87%) Service Management
7 8 (6.45%) Unit Testing
8 6 (4.84%) PRINCE2
8 6 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (4.84%) ITIL V3
9 5 (4.03%) Risk Management
9 5 (4.03%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.03%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (3.23%) Database Security
10 4 (3.23%) Information Security
10 4 (3.23%) Business Continuity
11 3 (2.42%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (33.06%) SQL
2 24 (19.35%) C#
3 16 (12.90%) JavaScript
4 13 (10.48%) T-SQL
5 10 (8.06%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.23%) R
7 2 (1.61%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.81%) Java
8 1 (0.81%) C
8 1 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (24.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (12.90%) MCSD
2 16 (12.90%) MCPD
3 6 (4.84%) CCNA
3 6 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.42%) MCITP
5 3 (2.42%) Degree
5 3 (2.42%) CISSP
5 3 (2.42%) MCSE
5 3 (2.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.61%) MCP
6 2 (1.61%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.81%) MCTS
7 1 (0.81%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.81%) MCSA
7 1 (0.81%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.87%) SLA
2 3 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 65 (52.42%) Active Directory
2 24 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.87%) vSphere
4 10 (8.06%) Terminal Server
5 9 (7.26%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (7.26%) ZABBIX
2 4 (3.23%) SCOM
3 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.81%) Puppet
3 1 (0.81%) SCCM
3 1 (0.81%) WSUS
3 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 40 (32.26%) VMware
2 36 (29.03%) Citrix
3 14 (11.29%) Apple
4 11 (8.87%) Dell
5 10 (8.06%) Oracle
6 9 (7.26%) Cisco
6 9 (7.26%) Adobe
7 5 (4.03%) Google
7 5 (4.03%) Lotus
7 5 (4.03%) Symantec
8 4 (3.23%) Meraki
8 4 (3.23%) Avaya
9 3 (2.42%) Mitel
9 3 (2.42%) Motorola
9 3 (2.42%) Juniper
9 3 (2.42%) MobileIron
10 1 (0.81%) Brocade
10 1 (0.81%) Red Gate
10 1 (0.81%) Veeam
10 1 (0.81%) SonicWALL
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