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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 1 9 3
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 81 48 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 35.06% 28.07% 29.13%
As % of the Vendors category 65.85% 62.34% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 77 44 55
Median salary £47,500 £29,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+59.66% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £22,800 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £54,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
123 77 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 53.25% 45.03% 38.83%
Number of salaries quoted 110 66 68
Median salary £47,500 £35,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of job ads across the Croydon region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 July 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Croydon

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 71 (44.65%) MS Excel
2 67 (42.14%) Windows
3 61 (38.36%) ITIL
3 61 (38.36%) SQL
4 59 (37.11%) SQL Server
5 53 (33.33%) MS Office
6 51 (32.08%) Active Directory
7 40 (25.16%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (24.53%) .NET
9 36 (22.64%) SharePoint
10 34 (21.38%) C#
11 32 (20.13%) ASP.NET
12 31 (19.50%) Windows 7
12 31 (19.50%) Microsoft Azure
13 30 (18.87%) MS Exchange
13 30 (18.87%) SLA
14 28 (17.61%) LAN
14 28 (17.61%) Office 365
15 27 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
15 27 (16.98%) VMware
16 26 (16.35%) Web Services
17 25 (15.72%) VMware Infrastructure
18 24 (15.09%) JavaScript
18 24 (15.09%) Service Delivery
19 22 (13.84%) Finance
19 22 (13.84%) Windows Server 2012
20 20 (12.58%) Waterfall
20 20 (12.58%) WAN
20 20 (12.58%) Dell
21 19 (11.95%) HP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 36 (22.64%) SharePoint
2 30 (18.87%) MS Exchange
3 17 (10.69%) IIS
4 14 (8.81%) SharePoint 2013
4 14 (8.81%) SharePoint Server
5 13 (8.18%) Skype for Business
6 10 (6.29%) JBoss
7 7 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.63%) Apache
10 1 (0.63%) CMS
10 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 71 (44.65%) MS Excel
2 53 (33.33%) MS Office
3 7 (4.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (3.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (1.89%) MS Project
6 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (7.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.63%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 31 (19.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (17.61%) Office 365
3 13 (8.18%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.63%) IaaS
4 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (17.61%) LAN
2 20 (12.58%) WAN
3 18 (11.32%) TCP/IP
3 18 (11.32%) Wireless
4 17 (10.69%) SAN
5 14 (8.81%) iSCSI
6 12 (7.55%) DHCP
6 12 (7.55%) DNS
6 12 (7.55%) Firewall
7 9 (5.66%) Cisco IOS
7 9 (5.66%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (4.40%) VoIP
9 4 (2.52%) Unified Communications
10 3 (1.89%) MPLS
10 3 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (1.26%) Internet
11 2 (1.26%) SNMP
12 1 (0.63%) NAS
12 1 (0.63%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (37.11%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.29%) MySQL
2 10 (6.29%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (6.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.26%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.63%) QlikView
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (6.92%) Jenkins
2 10 (6.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 10 (6.29%) Subversion
3 7 (4.40%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.26%) MSBuild
5 2 (1.26%) NUnit
6 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.63%) Jasmine
General
1 22 (13.84%) Finance
2 13 (8.18%) Retail
3 7 (4.40%) Marketing
4 4 (2.52%) Back Office
4 4 (2.52%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.52%) Legal
5 1 (0.63%) Advertising
5 1 (0.63%) Billing
5 1 (0.63%) Games
5 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (27.67%) Analyst
2 32 (20.13%) Developer
3 28 (17.61%) .NET Developer
3 28 (17.61%) Service Analyst
4 23 (14.47%) Service Desk Analyst
5 22 (13.84%) Help Desk Analyst
6 20 (12.58%) ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (11.95%) Help Desk Support
7 19 (11.95%) Service Desk Support
7 19 (11.95%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 19 (11.95%) Support Analyst
8 18 (11.32%) 1st Line Support
8 18 (11.32%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 18 (11.32%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 15 (9.43%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 15 (9.43%) C# .NET Developer
9 15 (9.43%) C# Developer
9 15 (9.43%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
9 15 (9.43%) First Line Help Desk Support
10 14 (8.81%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (24.53%) .NET
2 32 (20.13%) ASP.NET
3 26 (16.35%) Web Services
4 14 (8.81%) HTML
5 12 (7.55%) .NET Framework
5 12 (7.55%) HTML5
6 11 (6.92%) WCF
7 10 (6.29%) Entity Framework
7 10 (6.29%) Java EE
7 10 (6.29%) Middleware
8 5 (3.14%) WPF
9 4 (2.52%) CSS
9 4 (2.52%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (1.89%) AngularJS
10 3 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (1.26%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (1.26%) jQuery
11 2 (1.26%) LINQ to SQL
12 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.81%) User Experience
3 11 (6.92%) iPad
3 11 (6.92%) iPhone
4 7 (4.40%) EPoS
5 5 (3.14%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.14%) EqualLogic
5 5 (3.14%) Fintech
6 4 (2.52%) Health Informatics
6 4 (2.52%) Informatics
6 4 (2.52%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.89%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.26%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.26%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.63%) Clustering
9 1 (0.63%) CMDB
9 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 67 (42.14%) Windows
2 31 (19.50%) Windows 7
3 27 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (13.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (11.95%) Windows Server
6 16 (10.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (3.77%) Apple iOS
7 6 (3.77%) Windows 2000 Server
7 6 (3.77%) Windows NT
8 5 (3.14%) Linux
8 5 (3.14%) Windows 10
8 5 (3.14%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.26%) CentOS
10 1 (0.63%) Debian
10 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (38.36%) ITIL
2 40 (25.16%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (15.09%) Service Delivery
4 20 (12.58%) Waterfall
5 17 (10.69%) ITIL V3
6 16 (10.06%) Incident Management
6 16 (10.06%) MVC
6 16 (10.06%) Network Management
6 16 (10.06%) Software Engineering
6 16 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (8.81%) CRM
7 14 (8.81%) Line Management
8 13 (8.18%) Resource Management
9 12 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (7.55%) Mobile Device Management
10 11 (6.92%) DevOps
10 11 (6.92%) Mentoring
10 11 (6.92%) PRINCE2
10 11 (6.92%) Responsive Web Design
10 11 (6.92%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 61 (38.36%) SQL
2 34 (21.38%) C#
3 24 (15.09%) JavaScript
4 14 (8.81%) VB.NET
5 11 (6.92%) VBScript
6 10 (6.29%) Java
7 6 (3.77%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.14%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.63%) C
9 1 (0.63%) C++
9 1 (0.63%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (11.32%) ITIL Certification
2 15 (9.43%) Security Cleared
3 11 (6.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (6.29%) CCNA
4 10 (6.29%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (5.03%) Degree
6 5 (3.14%) CCENT
6 5 (3.14%) Dell Certification
6 5 (3.14%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.52%) MCSE
8 3 (1.89%) MCP
9 2 (1.26%) CISA
9 2 (1.26%) CISM
9 2 (1.26%) CISSP
9 2 (1.26%) IISP
10 1 (0.63%) APMP
10 1 (0.63%) CCNP
10 1 (0.63%) HNC
10 1 (0.63%) HND
10 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (18.87%) SLA
2 4 (2.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 51 (32.08%) Active Directory
2 25 (15.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.92%) Hyper-V
4 10 (6.29%) Docker
5 9 (5.66%) ISA Server
5 9 (5.66%) vSphere
6 5 (3.14%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (3.14%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (2.52%) XenApp
7 4 (2.52%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.63%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (6.92%) Puppet
2 10 (6.29%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (5.03%) SCCM
4 5 (3.14%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.26%) SCOM
7 1 (0.63%) Nagios
7 1 (0.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (16.98%) VMware
2 20 (12.58%) Dell
3 19 (11.95%) HP
4 16 (10.06%) Cisco
5 13 (8.18%) Apple
6 11 (6.92%) Citrix
6 11 (6.92%) MobileIron
7 9 (5.66%) EPiServer
7 9 (5.66%) Veeam
8 8 (5.03%) Oracle
9 6 (3.77%) Retalix
9 6 (3.77%) Retek
10 5 (3.14%) Adobe
10 5 (3.14%) Mitel
10 5 (3.14%) Sophos
11 4 (2.52%) Fujitsu
11 4 (2.52%) Veritas
12 3 (1.89%) CommVault
12 3 (1.89%) NetApp
12 3 (1.89%) SAP