The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Specialist
Rank 632 650 599
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Specialist 1 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.002% 0.006% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.007% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 4
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -2.10%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £46,500 £41,747
% change year-on-year
-13.97% +11.38%
Microsoft Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41608 45886 41320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.35% 93.66% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 35298 38585 34779
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Microsoft Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Specialist in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Microsoft Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Microsoft Specialist
Salary Trend in London

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

Microsoft Specialist Salary Trend in London

Microsoft Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited Microsoft Specialist in their job title 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 with Microsoft Specialist in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Hitachi
3 1 (33.33%) JD Edwards
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) H.323
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Lync
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability

Microsoft Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited Microsoft Specialist in their job title 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 with Microsoft Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
1 1 (33.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) ISDN
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) H.323
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Hitachi
2 1 (33.33%) JD Edwards
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco