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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Specialist
Rank 622 609 628
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Specialist 6 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.018% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.019% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 9
Average salary £46,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.10% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £47,500 £38,400
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £55,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £55,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-15.45% +57.14%
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
43717 42131 48841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.39% 93.54% 94.59%
Number of salaries quoted 36551 35326 42450
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -7 2 £48,750 +2.63%
Microsoft Specialist
England

Microsoft Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (66.67%) SCCM
3 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
4 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (40.00%) Unified Communications
5 5 (33.33%) Lync
5 5 (33.33%) Windows
6 4 (26.67%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
6 4 (26.67%) SCOM
6 4 (26.67%) SCVMM
6 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
6 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
6 4 (26.67%) Office 365
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (26.67%) SCDPM
6 4 (26.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (20.00%) AppDNA
7 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (20.00%) Application Packaging
7 3 (20.00%) XenApp
7 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
7 3 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (20.00%) VMware
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco
7 3 (20.00%) MSI

Microsoft Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (33.33%) Lync
3 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (26.67%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
2 3 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (13.33%) POP3
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MSI
1 3 (20.00%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (13.33%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (13.33%) MAPI
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) DNA
1 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) B2B
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Telemarketing
3 1 (6.67%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) VBA
2 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) MCP
4 1 (6.67%) MCSE
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (20.00%) XenApp
4 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (13.33%) MDaemon
Systems Management
1 10 (66.67%) SCCM
2 4 (26.67%) SCOM
2 4 (26.67%) SCVMM
2 4 (26.67%) SCDPM
2 4 (26.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (20.00%) AppDNA
4 2 (13.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Symantec
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
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