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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 52 66 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 28.26% 25.98% 15.69%
As % of the Vendors category 58.43% 68.04% 27.97%
Number of salaries quoted 48 61 39
Average salary £25,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £25,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
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
89 97 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 48.37% 38.19% 56.08%
Number of salaries quoted 79 77 118
Average salary £25,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,950 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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 30 June 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Croydon

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 66 (63.46%) Windows
2 59 (56.73%) Active Directory
3 42 (40.38%) MS Exchange
3 42 (40.38%) MS Excel
3 42 (40.38%) VMware
4 41 (39.42%) SQL
5 40 (38.46%) Citrix
6 35 (33.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (32.69%) MS Office
8 29 (27.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 28 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
10 25 (24.04%) .NET
11 24 (23.08%) C#
11 24 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
12 22 (21.15%) Exchange Server 2010
13 20 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (18.27%) Finance
14 19 (18.27%) ASP.NET
15 18 (17.31%) ITIL
15 18 (17.31%) SQL Server
16 16 (15.38%) VoIP
16 16 (15.38%) MVC
16 16 (15.38%) Windows 7
16 16 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
17 15 (14.42%) Windows 8
18 14 (13.46%) Terminal Server
19 13 (12.50%) Windows XP
20 12 (11.54%) TCP/IP
20 12 (11.54%) MCSD

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 42 (40.38%) MS Exchange
2 22 (21.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (8.65%) IIS
5 5 (4.81%) IBM Notes
5 5 (4.81%) Lync
6 2 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.92%) SAS
6 2 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 42 (40.38%) MS Excel
2 34 (32.69%) MS Office
3 4 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.92%) MS Project
5 1 (0.96%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.88%) Office 365
4 2 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.38%) VoIP
2 12 (11.54%) TCP/IP
3 10 (9.62%) DHCP
3 10 (9.62%) DNS
4 9 (8.65%) VPN
5 8 (7.69%) WAN
5 8 (7.69%) LAN
6 6 (5.77%) SAN
7 5 (4.81%) Wireless
8 4 (3.85%) FTP
9 3 (2.88%) Firewall
10 2 (1.92%) Internet
11 1 (0.96%) MPLS
11 1 (0.96%) Intranet
11 1 (0.96%) VLAN
11 1 (0.96%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.96%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.96%) NAS
11 1 (0.96%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.92%) OLTP
5 2 (1.92%) PerformancePoint
5 2 (1.92%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.92%) Big Data
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.92%) OLAP
5 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.96%) DTS
6 1 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.96%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.96%) MSTest
2 1 (0.96%) NUnit
General
1 19 (18.27%) 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%) Back Office
6 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.96%) Billing
6 1 (0.96%) Local Government
6 1 (0.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (32.69%) Support Engineer
2 29 (27.88%) 2nd Line Support
3 23 (22.12%) Developer
4 21 (20.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 15 (14.42%) Analyst
6 11 (10.58%) .NET Developer
6 11 (10.58%) 1st Line Support
7 10 (9.62%) Applications Support
7 10 (9.62%) Applications Developer
8 8 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 7 (6.73%) Support Analyst
9 7 (6.73%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (5.77%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (5.77%) .NET Applications Developer
10 6 (5.77%) Service Analyst
10 6 (5.77%) Software Developer
10 6 (5.77%) IT Support
11 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET Programmer
11 5 (4.81%) SQL Programmer
11 5 (4.81%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (24.04%) .NET
2 19 (18.27%) ASP.NET
3 10 (9.62%) jQuery
4 9 (8.65%) CSS
5 8 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (7.69%) CSS3
5 8 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 7 (6.73%) WCF
7 6 (5.77%) Web Services
8 3 (2.88%) XML
9 1 (0.96%) Ajax
9 1 (0.96%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.96%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.96%) WPF
9 1 (0.96%) LINQ
9 1 (0.96%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 5 (4.81%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.81%) Replication
2 5 (4.81%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.85%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.88%) 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 66 (63.46%) Windows
2 35 (33.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (27.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 15 (14.42%) Windows 8
7 13 (12.50%) Windows XP
8 9 (8.65%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.92%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.96%) CentOS
10 1 (0.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (17.31%) ITIL
3 16 (15.38%) MVC
4 7 (6.73%) Mentoring
5 6 (5.77%) Waterfall
5 6 (5.77%) CRM
5 6 (5.77%) Software Engineering
5 6 (5.77%) Unit Testing
6 5 (4.81%) E-Commerce
6 5 (4.81%) Service Delivery
6 5 (4.81%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (4.81%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (4.81%) SDLC
7 4 (3.85%) Database Security
7 4 (3.85%) Network Architecture
7 4 (3.85%) Project Management
7 4 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (3.85%) Incident Management
7 4 (3.85%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.88%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 41 (39.42%) SQL
2 24 (23.08%) C#
3 11 (10.58%) JavaScript
4 10 (9.62%) T-SQL
5 8 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.81%) VBScript
6 5 (4.81%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.96%) C
7 1 (0.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (11.54%) MCSD
2 12 (11.54%) MCPD
3 9 (8.65%) CCNA
3 9 (8.65%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.81%) MCSE
4 5 (4.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (3.85%) MCITP
5 4 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.92%) Degree
6 2 (1.92%) MCP
6 2 (1.92%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.96%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.96%) MCSA
7 1 (0.96%) VCP5
7 1 (0.96%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.58%) SLA
2 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 59 (56.73%) Active Directory
2 24 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (13.46%) Terminal Server
4 3 (2.88%) vSphere
5 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.96%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.96%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.96%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.85%) SCOM
2 1 (0.96%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.96%) WSUS
2 1 (0.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (40.38%) VMware
2 40 (38.46%) Citrix
3 9 (8.65%) Oracle
4 7 (6.73%) Cisco
5 5 (4.81%) Juniper
5 5 (4.81%) Motorola
5 5 (4.81%) Lotus
5 5 (4.81%) Mitel
5 5 (4.81%) Symantec
5 5 (4.81%) MobileIron
6 3 (2.88%) Dell
6 3 (2.88%) Apple
7 2 (1.92%) Remedy
7 2 (1.92%) Google
7 2 (1.92%) Veeam
8 1 (0.96%) Brocade
8 1 (0.96%) SonicWALL
8 1 (0.96%) EMC
8 1 (0.96%) Adobe
8 1 (0.96%) Sun
Croydon, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum Plus 15% Bonus plus Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + excellent benefits inc bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey, Greater London
PS Computer
Salary: upto £55k per annum + benefits package
Posted: 7 days ago