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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 1 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 102 65 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 39.23% 31.86% 27.11%
As % of the Vendors category 56.35% 56.52% 45.56%
Number of salaries quoted 101 63 66
Average salary £45,000 £27,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -36.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
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
181 115 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 69.62% 56.37% 59.51%
Number of salaries quoted 169 93 123
Average salary £46,250 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.16% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,800 £25,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 14 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Croydon

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 91 (55.83%) Windows
2 57 (34.97%) MS Excel
2 57 (34.97%) Active Directory
3 56 (34.36%) ITIL
4 46 (28.22%) MS Office
5 43 (26.38%) MS Exchange
6 41 (25.15%) VMware
7 38 (23.31%) SQL
8 36 (22.09%) SQL Server
9 31 (19.02%) Citrix
10 28 (17.18%) SLA
10 28 (17.18%) Skype for Business
11 27 (16.56%) Windows Server
12 26 (15.95%) Office 365
12 26 (15.95%) Service Delivery
12 26 (15.95%) Project Management
13 24 (14.72%) .NET
13 24 (14.72%) C#
13 24 (14.72%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (14.11%) Finance
14 23 (14.11%) Resource Management
15 22 (13.50%) Incident Management
15 22 (13.50%) PRINCE2
16 20 (12.27%) HP
16 20 (12.27%) Service Management
16 20 (12.27%) Problem Management
16 20 (12.27%) Microsoft Azure
17 19 (11.66%) VMware Infrastructure
17 19 (11.66%) Supplier Management
17 19 (11.66%) Degree

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 43 (26.38%) MS Exchange
2 28 (17.18%) Skype for Business
3 16 (9.82%) SharePoint
4 12 (7.36%) IIS
5 8 (4.91%) Apache
5 8 (4.91%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (3.68%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.23%) CMS
9 2 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.61%) Mule
10 1 (0.61%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 57 (34.97%) MS Excel
2 46 (28.22%) MS Office
3 11 (6.75%) MS Project
4 3 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.84%) assyst
1 3 (1.84%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 26 (15.95%) Office 365
2 20 (12.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.52%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.61%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.59%) LAN
1 14 (8.59%) WAN
2 12 (7.36%) DNS
2 12 (7.36%) Unified Communications
3 11 (6.75%) Firewall
4 9 (5.52%) SAN
4 9 (5.52%) SMTP
5 8 (4.91%) iSCSI
6 4 (2.45%) DHCP
6 4 (2.45%) Intranet
6 4 (2.45%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (2.45%) Wireshark
7 3 (1.84%) VoIP
8 2 (1.23%) IPsec
8 2 (1.23%) SSL
8 2 (1.23%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.23%) Wireless
9 1 (0.61%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.61%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (22.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.91%) MySQL
3 5 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.23%) PerformancePoint
5 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (4.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.23%) FitNesse
2 2 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.61%) Maven
3 1 (0.61%) Moq
3 1 (0.61%) NUnit
3 1 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.61%) Subversion
3 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.61%) Toad
General
1 23 (14.11%) Finance
2 8 (4.91%) Retail
3 6 (3.68%) Marketing
4 3 (1.84%) Legal
5 2 (1.23%) Advertising
5 2 (1.23%) Back Office
6 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.61%) Law
6 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (17.18%) Analyst
2 24 (14.72%) Developer
3 18 (11.04%) Service Analyst
3 18 (11.04%) Service Desk Analyst
3 18 (11.04%) Team Leader
4 16 (9.82%) C# Developer
5 13 (7.98%) Infrastructure Manager
5 13 (7.98%) Support Engineer
6 12 (7.36%) Service Manager
7 11 (6.75%) Project Manager
8 10 (6.13%) .NET Developer
8 10 (6.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 9 (5.52%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (5.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (5.52%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 9 (5.52%) Unified Communications Manager
10 8 (4.91%) Help Desk Analyst
10 8 (4.91%) Network Manager
10 8 (4.91%) SharePoint Developer
11 7 (4.29%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.72%) .NET
2 14 (8.59%) ASP.NET
2 14 (8.59%) Web Services
3 13 (7.98%) WCF
4 11 (6.75%) XML
5 10 (6.13%) WPF
6 5 (3.07%) .NET Framework
6 5 (3.07%) Entity Framework
7 3 (1.84%) REST
7 3 (1.84%) SOAP
8 2 (1.23%) Ajax
8 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.23%) jQuery
9 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.61%) Classic ASP
9 1 (0.61%) JSON
9 1 (0.61%) MDX
9 1 (0.61%) XSD
9 1 (0.61%) XSL
9 1 (0.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.13%) Replication
3 9 (5.52%) EPoS
4 8 (4.91%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.91%) EqualLogic
5 6 (3.68%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.45%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.84%) Health Informatics
7 3 (1.84%) Informatics
8 2 (1.23%) Fintech
8 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Licensing
8 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.61%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.61%) IVR
9 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 91 (55.83%) Windows
2 27 (16.56%) Windows Server
3 18 (11.04%) Linux
3 18 (11.04%) Windows 7
4 16 (9.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (6.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (5.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (3.68%) Windows 8
7 6 (3.68%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.23%) Unix
9 1 (0.61%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (34.36%) ITIL
2 26 (15.95%) Project Management
2 26 (15.95%) Service Delivery
3 24 (14.72%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (14.11%) Resource Management
5 22 (13.50%) Incident Management
5 22 (13.50%) PRINCE2
6 20 (12.27%) Problem Management
6 20 (12.27%) Service Management
7 19 (11.66%) Supplier Management
8 17 (10.43%) Time Management
9 15 (9.20%) Line Management
10 13 (7.98%) MVC
10 13 (7.98%) Network Management
10 13 (7.98%) Waterfall
11 10 (6.13%) ITIL V3
11 10 (6.13%) Software Engineering
12 9 (5.52%) Data Protection
12 9 (5.52%) Software Licensing
13 8 (4.91%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 38 (23.31%) SQL
2 24 (14.72%) C#
3 10 (6.13%) PowerShell
4 8 (4.91%) Bash Shell
4 8 (4.91%) JavaScript
4 8 (4.91%) VBScript
5 5 (3.07%) VB
6 4 (2.45%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.84%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.23%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (11.66%) Degree
2 10 (6.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (4.91%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (3.68%) ISEB
5 5 (3.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (3.07%) MCSE
6 4 (2.45%) CCA
6 4 (2.45%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (2.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.84%) MCP
7 3 (1.84%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.84%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.23%) CCNA
8 2 (1.23%) CCNP
8 2 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.23%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.61%) CCVP
9 1 (0.61%) CISA
9 1 (0.61%) CISSP
9 1 (0.61%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (17.18%) SLA
2 9 (5.52%) QA
3 8 (4.91%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.84%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 57 (34.97%) Active Directory
2 19 (11.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (7.36%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.52%) vCloud
4 9 (5.52%) vSphere
5 7 (4.29%) Terminal Server
5 7 (4.29%) XenApp
6 6 (3.68%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.45%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.84%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.84%) Xen
9 2 (1.23%) Samba
10 1 (0.61%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (7.36%) SCCM
2 8 (4.91%) FortiGate
3 4 (2.45%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.61%) CloudHub
4 1 (0.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (25.15%) VMware
2 31 (19.02%) Citrix
3 20 (12.27%) HP
4 19 (11.66%) Dell
5 11 (6.75%) Oracle
6 9 (5.52%) Remedy
6 9 (5.52%) Zerto
7 8 (4.91%) NetApp
7 8 (4.91%) ServiceNow
7 8 (4.91%) Vyatta
8 7 (4.29%) Cisco
8 7 (4.29%) CommVault
9 6 (3.68%) Adobe
9 6 (3.68%) Autodesk
10 5 (3.07%) EPiServer
11 3 (1.84%) Fujitsu
11 3 (1.84%) MuleSoft
11 3 (1.84%) Veeam
12 2 (1.23%) Veritas
13 1 (0.61%) Apple
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