The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 59 29 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Docklands, London 32.07% 15.03% 10.10%
As % of the Vendors category 50.43% 34.12% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 31 23 15
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £66,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 Docklands, London region.

Vendors Category
Docklands, London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
117 85 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Docklands, London 63.59% 44.04% 48.48%
Number of salaries quoted 77 74 82
Average salary £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,750 £75,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Docklands, London region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Docklands, London

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Docklands, London

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Docklands, London 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 42 (49.41%) Windows
2 38 (44.71%) MS Excel
2 38 (44.71%) SQL Server
3 35 (41.18%) Finance
4 34 (40.00%) VMware
5 27 (31.76%) Hyper-V
6 26 (30.59%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (29.41%) Firewall
7 25 (29.41%) HP
7 25 (29.41%) Dell
8 24 (28.24%) MS Office
9 19 (22.35%) SQL
9 19 (22.35%) Active Directory
10 18 (21.18%) IIS
10 18 (21.18%) Windows XP
10 18 (21.18%) Scrum
10 18 (21.18%) iPhone
11 17 (20.00%) Android
11 17 (20.00%) Waterfall
12 16 (18.82%) DNS
12 16 (18.82%) SAN
13 15 (17.65%) NetApp
13 15 (17.65%) Terminal Services
13 15 (17.65%) SNMP
13 15 (17.65%) MS Exchange
13 15 (17.65%) WAN
13 15 (17.65%) N-Tier
13 15 (17.65%) Blackberry
13 15 (17.65%) EqualLogic
13 15 (17.65%) VCP5

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Docklands, London 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 18 (21.18%) IIS
2 15 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 14 (16.47%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (16.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (16.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (11.76%) SharePoint
5 7 (8.24%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.53%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.18%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.18%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 38 (44.71%) MS Excel
2 24 (28.24%) MS Office
3 4 (4.71%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.53%) MS Project
5 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Taleo
1 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (29.41%) Firewall
2 16 (18.82%) DNS
2 16 (18.82%) SAN
3 15 (17.65%) WAN
3 15 (17.65%) SNMP
4 14 (16.47%) TCP/IP
4 14 (16.47%) LAN
4 14 (16.47%) VoIP
5 10 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (11.76%) NetScaler
6 5 (5.88%) Wireshark
6 5 (5.88%) Network Security
7 1 (1.18%) VRRP
7 1 (1.18%) Wireless
7 1 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.18%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (1.18%) VPN
7 1 (1.18%) SMTP
7 1 (1.18%) DHCP
7 1 (1.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (44.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (16.47%) SpecFlow
2 11 (12.94%) JBehave
3 4 (4.71%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (4.71%) LoadRunner
3 4 (4.71%) Selenium
3 4 (4.71%) WebLOAD
4 3 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (41.18%) Finance
2 3 (3.53%) Marketing
3 1 (1.18%) Law
3 1 (1.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (23.53%) Analyst
2 19 (22.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 15 (17.65%) Support Engineer
4 15 (17.65%) Analyst Programmer
4 15 (17.65%) Programmer
4 15 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 10 (11.76%) Lead Analyst Programmer
5 10 (11.76%) Lead Programmer
5 10 (11.76%) Developer
5 10 (11.76%) Security Engineer
5 10 (11.76%) Developer Analyst
5 10 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
5 10 (11.76%) Network Engineer
5 10 (11.76%) Lead Developer
6 7 (8.24%) Analyst Developer
6 7 (8.24%) Java Developer
6 7 (8.24%) Lead Java Developer
6 7 (8.24%) Lead Analyst Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.94%) Web Services
2 10 (11.76%) FIX Protocol
3 9 (10.59%) .NET
4 7 (8.24%) JMS
4 7 (8.24%) Dojo
4 7 (8.24%) Hibernate
4 7 (8.24%) Spring
5 4 (4.71%) Silverlight
5 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.53%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.18%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.18%) iPhone
2 15 (17.65%) N-Tier
2 15 (17.65%) Blackberry
2 15 (17.65%) EqualLogic
3 10 (11.76%) SWIFT
4 4 (4.71%) Open Source
4 4 (4.71%) User Experience
5 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.53%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.53%) Replication
6 1 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 42 (49.41%) Windows
2 18 (21.18%) Windows XP
3 17 (20.00%) Android
4 15 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (16.47%) Windows 8
5 14 (16.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (16.47%) Windows Vista
6 11 (12.94%) Linux
7 5 (5.88%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.59%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.18%) Scrum
3 17 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 14 (16.47%) BDD
4 14 (16.47%) Kalman Filter
5 10 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (11.76%) Multithreading
5 10 (11.76%) TDD
5 10 (11.76%) Unit Testing
5 10 (11.76%) OO
5 10 (11.76%) OOD
6 7 (8.24%) Use Case
7 6 (7.06%) Project Management
7 6 (7.06%) Change Control
8 5 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (5.88%) Automated Testing
8 5 (5.88%) Load Balancing
8 5 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (4.71%) Test Scripting
9 4 (4.71%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.35%) SQL
2 14 (16.47%) C
3 9 (10.59%) C#
4 8 (9.41%) Java
5 7 (8.24%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.53%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (17.65%) VCP5
2 11 (12.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (5.88%) MCITP
3 5 (5.88%) MCSE
3 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.53%) ISEB
4 3 (3.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.47%) SLA
2 9 (10.59%) QA
System Software
1 27 (31.76%) Hyper-V
2 19 (22.35%) Active Directory
3 15 (17.65%) Terminal Services
4 14 (16.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (14.12%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (4.71%) vSphere
7 1 (1.18%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) SCCM
1 4 (4.71%) SCVMM
1 4 (4.71%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.18%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.18%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (40.00%) VMware
2 25 (29.41%) HP
2 25 (29.41%) Dell
3 15 (17.65%) NetApp
4 14 (16.47%) Cisco
5 12 (14.12%) IBM
6 11 (12.94%) Oracle
6 11 (12.94%) Citrix
7 10 (11.76%) CheckPoint
7 10 (11.76%) Riverbed
8 3 (3.53%) Apple
8 3 (3.53%) ION Trading
8 3 (3.53%) SAP
9 2 (2.35%) Bloomberg
10 1 (1.18%) Symantec
10 1 (1.18%) TOWER Software
10 1 (1.18%) Reuters
10 1 (1.18%) Veritas
10 1 (1.18%) Lotus
10 1 (1.18%) Cognizant