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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 18 4
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 31 14 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Docklands, London 20.26% 10.00% 19.73%
As % of the Vendors category 34.83% 17.28% 36.07%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 28
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +33.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £43,400 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £57,000 £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
89 81 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Docklands, London 58.17% 57.86% 54.71%
Number of salaries quoted 54 73 102
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £47,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 23 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Docklands, London

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 32 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 23 (52.27%) Finance
3 21 (47.73%) Windows
4 19 (43.18%) SQL
5 17 (38.64%) MS Excel
6 16 (36.36%) VMware
6 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (31.82%) IIS
8 13 (29.55%) SNMP
8 13 (29.55%) DNS
8 13 (29.55%) SAN
8 13 (29.55%) NetApp
8 13 (29.55%) EqualLogic
8 13 (29.55%) VCP5
9 12 (27.27%) Hyper-V
9 12 (27.27%) Scrum
9 12 (27.27%) QA
9 12 (27.27%) .NET
9 12 (27.27%) C#
9 12 (27.27%) N-Tier
10 11 (25.00%) HP
10 11 (25.00%) BDD
10 11 (25.00%) SpecFlow
11 10 (22.73%) MS Office
12 9 (20.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (20.45%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (18.18%) JBehave
13 8 (18.18%) Web Services
13 8 (18.18%) Dell
13 8 (18.18%) Active Directory

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 14 (31.82%) IIS
2 8 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.82%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.27%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.27%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (38.64%) MS Excel
2 10 (22.73%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (29.55%) SNMP
1 13 (29.55%) DNS
1 13 (29.55%) SAN
2 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
2 7 (15.91%) LAN
2 7 (15.91%) VoIP
2 7 (15.91%) WAN
2 7 (15.91%) Firewall
3 4 (9.09%) HTTP
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (2.27%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 8 (18.18%) JBehave
3 7 (15.91%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (15.91%) LoadRunner
3 7 (15.91%) Selenium
3 7 (15.91%) WebLOAD
General
1 23 (52.27%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Analyst
1 13 (29.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Analyst Programmer
2 8 (18.18%) Programmer
2 8 (18.18%) Developer
3 7 (15.91%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (15.91%) Support Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Developer Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Lead Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 4 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Lead Analyst Programmer
4 4 (9.09%) Lead Programmer
4 4 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) .NET
2 8 (18.18%) Web Services
3 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 4 (9.09%) Silverlight
3 4 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (6.82%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.27%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.27%) Dojo
5 1 (2.27%) Spring
5 1 (2.27%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) EqualLogic
2 12 (27.27%) N-Tier
3 7 (15.91%) Blackberry
3 7 (15.91%) iPhone
4 4 (9.09%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.27%) Replication
5 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (47.73%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (15.91%) Windows XP
2 7 (15.91%) Windows Vista
2 7 (15.91%) Android
2 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (15.91%) Windows 8
2 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.27%) Scrum
3 11 (25.00%) BDD
4 7 (15.91%) Performance Testing
4 7 (15.91%) Test Scripting
4 7 (15.91%) ATDD
4 7 (15.91%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (15.91%) Mentoring
5 5 (11.36%) Waterfall
6 4 (9.09%) OOD
6 4 (9.09%) OO
6 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (9.09%) Multithreading
6 4 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 4 (9.09%) TDD
6 4 (9.09%) MVC
6 4 (9.09%) Migration
6 4 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 4 (9.09%) Coaching
7 3 (6.82%) Feature Driven Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (43.18%) SQL
2 12 (27.27%) C#
3 7 (15.91%) VB.NET
3 7 (15.91%) C
4 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.09%) VB
6 2 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) VCP5
2 9 (20.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (6.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (6.82%) ISEB
4 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.27%) QA
2 7 (15.91%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 9 (20.45%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 8 (18.18%) Terminal Services
4 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.27%) MetaFrame
5 1 (2.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) VMware
2 13 (29.55%) NetApp
3 11 (25.00%) HP
4 8 (18.18%) Dell
5 5 (11.36%) Oracle
5 5 (11.36%) IBM
6 3 (6.82%) ION Trading
7 1 (2.27%) Citrix
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco
7 1 (2.27%) Reuters
7 1 (2.27%) Bloomberg
7 1 (2.27%) Symantec
7 1 (2.27%) Veritas
7 1 (2.27%) Lotus