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 7 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 56 63 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 29.47% 23.86% 13.61%
As % of the Vendors category 58.95% 49.61% 33.61%
Number of salaries quoted 54 61 39
Average salary £25,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,650 £24,250 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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
95 127 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 50.00% 48.11% 40.48%
Number of salaries quoted 91 92 108
Average salary £26,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,925 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £70,000 £57,500
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 7 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Croydon

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 7 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 82 (67.77%) Windows
2 60 (49.59%) Active Directory
3 50 (41.32%) MS Excel
4 49 (40.50%) MS Exchange
5 42 (34.71%) SQL
5 42 (34.71%) MS Office
6 39 (32.23%) ITIL
7 37 (30.58%) VMware
8 36 (29.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 33 (27.27%) Citrix
10 31 (25.62%) Windows 7
11 29 (23.97%) .NET
12 28 (23.14%) Microsoft Certification
13 23 (19.01%) Lync
14 22 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
14 22 (18.18%) Finance
14 22 (18.18%) C#
15 21 (17.36%) Windows Server 2012
16 19 (15.70%) IIS
17 18 (14.88%) Windows Server 2003
17 18 (14.88%) Analytical Skills
18 17 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
18 17 (14.05%) JavaScript
18 17 (14.05%) CSS
18 17 (14.05%) E-Commerce
19 16 (13.22%) SQL Server
19 16 (13.22%) Exchange Server 2010
20 15 (12.40%) MCPD
20 15 (12.40%) MCSD
20 15 (12.40%) CRM

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 49 (40.50%) MS Exchange
2 23 (19.01%) Lync
3 19 (15.70%) IIS
4 16 (13.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (8.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (4.13%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.48%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.65%) SAS
9 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 50 (41.32%) MS Excel
2 42 (34.71%) MS Office
3 4 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (11.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.57%) SaaS
2 11 (9.09%) Office 365
3 8 (6.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.74%) WAN
1 13 (10.74%) Firewall
2 12 (9.92%) VoIP
3 9 (7.44%) DNS
3 9 (7.44%) DHCP
3 9 (7.44%) Internet
3 9 (7.44%) MPLS
4 7 (5.79%) TCP/IP
5 6 (4.96%) VPN
6 5 (4.13%) LAN
6 5 (4.13%) PABX
7 4 (3.31%) Network Security
7 4 (3.31%) PBX
7 4 (3.31%) FTP
8 3 (2.48%) SAN
9 2 (1.65%) Wireless
10 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.83%) ADSL
10 1 (0.83%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.83%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.22%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (6.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.48%) Big Data
5 3 (2.48%) OLAP
5 3 (2.48%) OLTP
5 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.48%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.83%) DTS
7 1 (0.83%) MySQL
7 1 (0.83%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.83%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.83%) NUnit
2 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.83%) MSTest
General
1 22 (18.18%) Finance
2 13 (10.74%) Marketing
2 13 (10.74%) Back Office
3 6 (4.96%) Legal
4 3 (2.48%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.48%) Law
4 3 (2.48%) Retail
5 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.83%) Billing
5 1 (0.83%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (24.79%) 2nd Line Support
2 29 (23.97%) Support Engineer
3 28 (23.14%) Analyst
4 20 (16.53%) Developer
5 18 (14.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 14 (11.57%) .NET Developer
7 12 (9.92%) 1st Line Support
7 12 (9.92%) Applications Support
7 12 (9.92%) Service Analyst
7 12 (9.92%) Service Desk Analyst
8 11 (9.09%) Applications Developer
8 11 (9.09%) Support Analyst
9 9 (7.44%) IT Support
9 9 (7.44%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (6.61%) .NET Applications Developer
11 6 (4.96%) Help Desk Support
12 5 (4.13%) DBA
12 5 (4.13%) SQL DBA
12 5 (4.13%) Team Leader
12 5 (4.13%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (23.97%) .NET
2 17 (14.05%) CSS
3 14 (11.57%) ASP.NET
4 13 (10.74%) jQuery
5 12 (9.92%) CSS3
5 12 (9.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 9 (7.44%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (4.13%) .NET Framework
8 4 (3.31%) HTML
8 4 (3.31%) COM
9 3 (2.48%) XML
10 2 (1.65%) WCF
11 1 (0.83%) Web Services
11 1 (0.83%) Ajax
11 1 (0.83%) Software Packaging
11 1 (0.83%) JSON
11 1 (0.83%) WPF
11 1 (0.83%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.88%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.57%) Blackberry
3 9 (7.44%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.13%) Replication
5 4 (3.31%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.31%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.65%) PMI
6 2 (1.65%) Clustering
7 1 (0.83%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.83%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 82 (67.77%) Windows
2 36 (29.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (25.62%) Windows 7
4 21 (17.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (14.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (10.74%) Windows XP
7 9 (7.44%) Windows 8
7 9 (7.44%) Linux
7 9 (7.44%) CentOS
8 8 (6.61%) Mac OS X
9 6 (4.96%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (32.23%) ITIL
2 17 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (14.05%) E-Commerce
3 15 (12.40%) CRM
4 14 (11.57%) MVC
5 13 (10.74%) Email Marketing
6 11 (9.09%) Service Management
7 9 (7.44%) Data Protection
8 7 (5.79%) PRINCE2
8 7 (5.79%) ITIL V3
8 7 (5.79%) Unit Testing
9 6 (4.96%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (4.96%) Service Delivery
9 6 (4.96%) Risk Management
9 6 (4.96%) Business Continuity
10 5 (4.13%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (4.13%) Information Security
11 4 (3.31%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (3.31%) Information Management
11 4 (3.31%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 42 (34.71%) SQL
2 22 (18.18%) C#
3 17 (14.05%) JavaScript
4 13 (10.74%) T-SQL
5 11 (9.09%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.31%) R
7 1 (0.83%) Java
7 1 (0.83%) C
7 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (23.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (12.40%) MCPD
2 15 (12.40%) MCSD
3 5 (4.13%) CCNA
3 5 (4.13%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.31%) Degree
4 4 (3.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (3.31%) CISSP
5 3 (2.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (2.48%) MCSE
5 3 (2.48%) MCITP
6 2 (1.65%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.65%) MCP
7 1 (0.83%) VCP5
7 1 (0.83%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.83%) MCSA
7 1 (0.83%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.26%) SLA
2 4 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 60 (49.59%) Active Directory
2 22 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.09%) vSphere
4 9 (7.44%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (6.61%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (7.44%) ZABBIX
2 4 (3.31%) SCOM
3 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.83%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.83%) Nagios
3 1 (0.83%) SCCM
3 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (30.58%) VMware
2 33 (27.27%) Citrix
3 15 (12.40%) Apple
4 11 (9.09%) Dell
5 10 (8.26%) Oracle
6 9 (7.44%) Cisco
6 9 (7.44%) Adobe
7 6 (4.96%) Google
8 5 (4.13%) Lotus
8 5 (4.13%) Symantec
9 4 (3.31%) Avaya
9 4 (3.31%) Meraki
10 2 (1.65%) Mitel
10 2 (1.65%) Juniper
10 2 (1.65%) Motorola
10 2 (1.65%) MobileIron
10 2 (1.65%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.83%) Remedy
11 1 (0.83%) Sun
11 1 (0.83%) EMC
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