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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 54 67 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 24.11% 29.91% 23.43%
As % of the Vendors category 59.34% 49.63% 44.80%
Number of salaries quoted 47 63 45
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
91 135 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 40.63% 60.27% 52.30%
Number of salaries quoted 74 110 108
Average salary £34,000 £40,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.56% +1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,650 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,500 £54,700
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 22 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Croydon

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 65 (53.28%) MS Excel
2 63 (51.64%) SQL
3 59 (48.36%) Windows
4 52 (42.62%) C#
5 45 (36.89%) .NET
6 39 (31.97%) Degree
7 37 (30.33%) Finance
8 27 (22.13%) Active Directory
9 26 (21.31%) ASP.NET
10 25 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (18.03%) CSS
11 22 (18.03%) Web Services
11 22 (18.03%) SQL Server
12 21 (17.21%) .NET Framework
13 19 (15.57%) T-SQL
13 19 (15.57%) MS Office
13 19 (15.57%) Microsoft Certification
14 18 (14.75%) Software Engineering
15 16 (13.11%) SolarWinds
15 16 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
15 16 (13.11%) SAN
15 16 (13.11%) Legal
15 16 (13.11%) MVC
15 16 (13.11%) ITIL
15 16 (13.11%) HTML
16 15 (12.30%) JavaScript
16 15 (12.30%) XML
17 14 (11.48%) VBScript
18 13 (10.66%) VMware
18 13 (10.66%) Test Automation

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 11 (9.02%) MS Exchange
1 11 (9.02%) Lync
2 9 (7.38%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (1.64%) IIS
5 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.82%) Apache
Applications
1 65 (53.28%) MS Excel
2 19 (15.57%) MS Office
3 5 (4.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.46%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.46%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.64%) Acrobat
5 2 (1.64%) MS Project
5 2 (1.64%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.64%) InDesign
6 1 (0.82%) Maya
6 1 (0.82%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.11%) SAN
2 12 (9.84%) DNS
3 9 (7.38%) DHCP
4 8 (6.56%) TCP/IP
5 7 (5.74%) Firewall
6 6 (4.92%) Wireless
7 2 (1.64%) VPN
7 2 (1.64%) VoIP
7 2 (1.64%) WAN
7 2 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.64%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.82%) FWSM
8 1 (0.82%) NAS
8 1 (0.82%) SSL
8 1 (0.82%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (5.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.82%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 13 (10.66%) WebDriver
1 13 (10.66%) Selenium
1 13 (10.66%) TestComplete
1 13 (10.66%) WinRunner
1 13 (10.66%) Ranorex
2 2 (1.64%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.82%) Subversion
3 1 (0.82%) MSTest
3 1 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (30.33%) Finance
2 16 (13.11%) Legal
3 5 (4.10%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.46%) Marketing
5 2 (1.64%) Banking
6 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.82%) Publishing
6 1 (0.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (34.43%) Developer
2 38 (31.15%) Analyst
3 27 (22.13%) Software Developer
4 18 (14.75%) Consultant
5 15 (12.30%) Infrastructure Technician
6 14 (11.48%) Senior Developer
6 14 (11.48%) Senior Software Developer
7 13 (10.66%) Test Consultant
7 13 (10.66%) QA Engineer
7 13 (10.66%) Test Engineer
7 13 (10.66%) QA Analyst
7 13 (10.66%) .NET Consultant
7 13 (10.66%) Automation Test Analyst
7 13 (10.66%) Test Analyst
7 13 (10.66%) Tester
7 13 (10.66%) Automation Tester
7 13 (10.66%) Automation Analyst
7 13 (10.66%) QA Automation Engineer
7 13 (10.66%) Automation Engineer
8 12 (9.84%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (36.89%) .NET
2 26 (21.31%) ASP.NET
3 22 (18.03%) CSS
3 22 (18.03%) Web Services
4 21 (17.21%) .NET Framework
5 16 (13.11%) HTML
6 15 (12.30%) XML
7 11 (9.02%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (8.20%) Classic ASP
8 10 (8.20%) WCF
9 9 (7.38%) jQuery
10 8 (6.56%) CSS3
10 8 (6.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (3.28%) XSLT
12 2 (1.64%) CGI
12 2 (1.64%) HTML5
13 1 (0.82%) WinForms
13 1 (0.82%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.66%) Mathematics
1 13 (10.66%) Client/Server
2 9 (7.38%) Device Driver
3 6 (4.92%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.28%) Human Factors
4 4 (3.28%) Statistics
5 3 (2.46%) Replication
5 3 (2.46%) Clustering
5 3 (2.46%) EPoS
5 3 (2.46%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (1.64%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.64%) Social Media
6 2 (1.64%) PKI
6 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.82%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.82%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.82%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 59 (48.36%) Windows
2 9 (7.38%) Windows 7
3 7 (5.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (5.74%) Windows XP
4 6 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (4.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.28%) UNIX
7 3 (2.46%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.82%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.82%) Android
9 1 (0.82%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.82%) Linux
9 1 (0.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (14.75%) Software Engineering
3 16 (13.11%) MVC
3 16 (13.11%) ITIL
4 13 (10.66%) Test Automation
4 13 (10.66%) OO
4 13 (10.66%) RAD
4 13 (10.66%) Test Strategy
4 13 (10.66%) Network Management
4 13 (10.66%) Analytics
5 10 (8.20%) ITIL V3
5 10 (8.20%) Waterfall
6 9 (7.38%) Validation
7 8 (6.56%) Financial Modelling
8 6 (4.92%) Change Management
8 6 (4.92%) Project Management
8 6 (4.92%) Asset Management
9 4 (3.28%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.28%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (3.28%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (51.64%) SQL
2 52 (42.62%) C#
3 19 (15.57%) T-SQL
4 15 (12.30%) JavaScript
5 14 (11.48%) VBScript
6 10 (8.20%) C++
7 9 (7.38%) VB.NET
7 9 (7.38%) C
7 9 (7.38%) Embedded C
7 9 (7.38%) Embedded C++
8 8 (6.56%) VBA
9 4 (3.28%) VB
10 3 (2.46%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.82%) PHP
11 1 (0.82%) Java
11 1 (0.82%) VC++
Qualifications
1 39 (31.97%) Degree
2 19 (15.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (6.56%) MCSD
3 8 (6.56%) MCPD
3 8 (6.56%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.56%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.28%) CCNA
4 4 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.46%) CCEE
5 3 (2.46%) CCAA
5 3 (2.46%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.82%) NCDA
6 1 (0.82%) NCIE
6 1 (0.82%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.82%) MOS
6 1 (0.82%) MCSE
6 1 (0.82%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.66%) QA
2 6 (4.92%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (22.13%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.28%) vSphere
3 4 (3.28%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.46%) XenApp
4 3 (2.46%) XenServer
4 3 (2.46%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.82%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.82%) UAG
Systems Management
1 10 (8.20%) Backup Exec
2 6 (4.92%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (4.10%) SCCM
3 5 (4.10%) WSUS
4 1 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (13.11%) SolarWinds
2 13 (10.66%) VMware
3 9 (7.38%) Symantec
4 8 (6.56%) HP
4 8 (6.56%) Cisco
5 7 (5.74%) Citrix
6 6 (4.92%) Sophos
6 6 (4.92%) Veritas
7 3 (2.46%) Veeam
7 3 (2.46%) Dell
8 2 (1.64%) Apple
8 2 (1.64%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.64%) Juniper
8 2 (1.64%) Adobe
9 1 (0.82%) Acronis
9 1 (0.82%) F5
9 1 (0.82%) EMC
9 1 (0.82%) NetApp
9 1 (0.82%) Websense
9 1 (0.82%) Perforce
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