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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 63 77 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 31.82% 26.64% 17.48%
As % of the Vendors category 63.00% 46.67% 58.54%
Number of salaries quoted 62 66 67
Average salary £27,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £50,000 £51,000
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
100 165 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 50.51% 57.09% 29.85%
Number of salaries quoted 90 125 115
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Croydon

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 82 (70.09%) Windows
2 73 (62.39%) MS Excel
3 55 (47.01%) SQL
4 48 (41.03%) Active Directory
5 39 (33.33%) ITIL
6 33 (28.21%) MS Exchange
7 32 (27.35%) MS Office
8 29 (24.79%) .NET
9 27 (23.08%) Windows 7
10 25 (21.37%) SQL Server
11 24 (20.51%) Degree
11 24 (20.51%) Lync
12 23 (19.66%) C#
13 21 (17.95%) T-SQL
14 20 (17.09%) JavaScript
14 20 (17.09%) CSS
15 18 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (14.53%) Windows XP
16 17 (14.53%) SAN
16 17 (14.53%) Apple
16 17 (14.53%) SolarWinds
17 16 (13.68%) Finance
17 16 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (13.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 16 (13.68%) Windows Server 2008
17 16 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (12.82%) Legal
18 15 (12.82%) Network Management
18 15 (12.82%) ITIL V3
19 14 (11.97%) Firewall

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 33 (28.21%) MS Exchange
2 24 (20.51%) Lync
3 13 (11.11%) IIS
4 7 (5.98%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.85%) OnBase
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 73 (62.39%) MS Excel
2 32 (27.35%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.85%) Maya
3 1 (0.85%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.71%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.97%) SaaS
2 8 (6.84%) Office 365
3 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.53%) SAN
2 14 (11.97%) Firewall
3 10 (8.55%) WAN
4 9 (7.69%) Internet
5 8 (6.84%) MPLS
5 8 (6.84%) TCP/IP
6 7 (5.98%) DNS
7 6 (5.13%) Network Security
8 5 (4.27%) DHCP
9 4 (3.42%) LAN
9 4 (3.42%) PBX
9 4 (3.42%) PABX
10 2 (1.71%) Wireless
10 2 (1.71%) SMTP
10 2 (1.71%) VPN
11 1 (0.85%) BIG-IP
11 1 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.85%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.37%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (8.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (5.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (4.27%) OLAP
7 5 (4.27%) OLTP
7 5 (4.27%) Hadoop
8 4 (3.42%) NoSQL
8 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (3.42%) MySQL
9 3 (2.56%) Big Data
10 2 (1.71%) VLDB
10 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.71%) QlikView
11 1 (0.85%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Subversion
2 3 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.71%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.85%) MSTest
4 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (13.68%) Finance
2 15 (12.82%) Legal
3 12 (10.26%) Back Office
3 12 (10.26%) Marketing
4 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.71%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Retail
5 1 (0.85%) Games
5 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 39 (33.33%) Analyst
2 22 (18.80%) Service Analyst
2 22 (18.80%) Service Desk Analyst
3 20 (17.09%) Developer
4 16 (13.68%) Infrastructure Technician
5 13 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
6 11 (9.40%) Support Analyst
6 11 (9.40%) DBA
6 11 (9.40%) .NET Developer
6 11 (9.40%) SQL DBA
7 8 (6.84%) Help Desk Support
7 8 (6.84%) Development DBA
8 7 (5.98%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (5.13%) IT Support
10 5 (4.27%) SQL Server DBA
10 5 (4.27%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.27%) SQL Server Development DBA
11 4 (3.42%) Security Manager
11 4 (3.42%) Information Manager
11 4 (3.42%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (24.79%) .NET
2 20 (17.09%) CSS
3 14 (11.97%) jQuery
4 13 (11.11%) CSS3
4 13 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 9 (7.69%) HTML
5 9 (7.69%) ASP.NET
6 6 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (4.27%) XML
8 4 (3.42%) COM
8 4 (3.42%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.56%) HTML5
10 2 (1.71%) XSLT
11 1 (0.85%) WinForms
11 1 (0.85%) MFC
11 1 (0.85%) JSON
11 1 (0.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.40%) Blackberry
3 7 (5.98%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.42%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.56%) Open Source
5 3 (2.56%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.71%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.85%) Physics
7 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.85%) Replication
7 1 (0.85%) Statistics
7 1 (0.85%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.85%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 82 (70.09%) Windows
2 27 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 17 (14.53%) Windows XP
4 16 (13.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (7.69%) Linux
6 8 (6.84%) CentOS
6 8 (6.84%) Windows Vista
6 8 (6.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (5.13%) Mac OS X
8 5 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (4.27%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.71%) UNIX
10 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.33%) ITIL
2 16 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (12.82%) Network Management
3 15 (12.82%) ITIL V3
4 13 (11.11%) CRM
4 13 (11.11%) MVC
5 12 (10.26%) E-Commerce
5 12 (10.26%) Email Marketing
6 11 (9.40%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (6.84%) Data Protection
7 8 (6.84%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (5.13%) Service Management
8 6 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (5.13%) Data Security
8 6 (5.13%) Business Continuity
9 5 (4.27%) ETL
10 4 (3.42%) Data Modelling
10 4 (3.42%) PRINCE2
10 4 (3.42%) Risk Management
10 4 (3.42%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 55 (47.01%) SQL
2 23 (19.66%) C#
3 21 (17.95%) T-SQL
4 20 (17.09%) JavaScript
5 9 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.42%) R
6 4 (3.42%) C++
7 3 (2.56%) C
7 3 (2.56%) Embedded C
7 3 (2.56%) Embedded C++
8 2 (1.71%) VBScript
8 2 (1.71%) VB
9 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.85%) VC++
Qualifications
1 24 (20.51%) Degree
2 18 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (11.11%) MCSD
3 13 (11.11%) MCPD
4 4 (3.42%) CISSP
5 3 (2.56%) MCP
6 2 (1.71%) MCSE
7 1 (0.85%) MCSA
7 1 (0.85%) CCNA
7 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.85%) MCTS
7 1 (0.85%) MCITP
7 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (41.03%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.69%) vSphere
3 9 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.56%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.71%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (6.84%) Backup Exec
1 8 (6.84%) ZABBIX
2 5 (4.27%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.85%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.85%) Nagios
3 1 (0.85%) WSUS
3 1 (0.85%) SCCM
3 1 (0.85%) SCOM
3 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.85%) Puppet
3 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (14.53%) Apple
1 17 (14.53%) SolarWinds
2 13 (11.11%) VMware
3 10 (8.55%) Dell
4 8 (6.84%) Cisco
4 8 (6.84%) Adobe
5 7 (5.98%) Symantec
6 5 (4.27%) Google
6 5 (4.27%) Sophos
7 4 (3.42%) HP
7 4 (3.42%) Avaya
7 4 (3.42%) Meraki
8 3 (2.56%) Veritas
8 3 (2.56%) Citrix
8 3 (2.56%) Sage
9 2 (1.71%) Wyse
9 2 (1.71%) SonicWALL
9 2 (1.71%) Oracle
9 2 (1.71%) Tableau
9 2 (1.71%) Rackspace
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