The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6213 6501 6133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 14.16% 14.14% 14.00%
As % of the Vendors category 31.76% 30.76% 30.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5358 5545 5382
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Microsoft
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
19565 21137 20011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 44.60% 45.96% 45.67%
Number of salaries quoted 16560 17413 16722
Average salary £54,750 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in London

Microsoft
Salary Trend in London

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in London

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in London

Microsoft
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 within the London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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 -3 1218 £50,000 - 218
Kingston Upon Thames -1 60 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Ealing +11 58 £57,500 +9.52% 9
Croydon +3 46 £32,500 - 6
Uxbridge -1 36 £49,000 +63.33% 3
Chiswick +7 31 £44,000 -12.00% 1
Docklands, London +3 25 £67,500 +14.89% 2
Wimbledon +2 22 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Twickenham +6 21 £50,000 -2.43% 1
Canary Wharf -7 21 £45,000 +15.38%
Hammersmith +14 19 £47,500 +16.92% 1
Harrow +3 19 £46,500 +12.72% 1
Surbiton +9 17 £37,500 +38.88% 1
Teddington +7 15 £50,000 +29.03%
Wembley +2 14 £45,000 -14.69% 1
Brentford +10 11 £44,000 +10.00%
Barnet +1 8 £33,000 -37.14%
Hillingdon -1 8 - -
Greenford 0 6 £29,000 +31.81%
Bromley -1 6 £22,500 -40.78% 2
Mitcham - 5 £45,000 -
Stanmore - 5 £26,500 - 1
Mayfair - 5 £52,500 -
Paddington +2 4 £40,000 +33.33%
Beckenham -4 4 £33,750 +22.72%
Lewisham - 4 £35,250 -
Sidcup +3 3 £42,500 +41.66%
Hounslow -1 3 £37,500 +3.44% 2
Feltham -14 3 £24,000 -56.36%
Northwood - 3 £21,000 -
Southwark +8 2 £44,250 +47.50%
Hayes +1 2 £25,000 -52.38% 2
Finchley 0 2 £42,500 -
Romford +1 1 £25,000 -14.52% 1
Enfield -5 1 £22,000 -32.30% 2
Dagenham -9 1 £27,500 -45.00%
Chessington - 1 - -
Southall - 1 £22,500 -
Osterley - 1 £19,500 -
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the 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 5277 (42.17%) Windows
2 4985 (39.84%) MS Excel
3 4158 (33.23%) SQL Server
4 3712 (29.67%) SQL
5 3352 (26.79%) Finance
6 3189 (25.49%) .NET
7 2943 (23.52%) Active Directory
8 2691 (21.51%) C#
9 2633 (21.04%) MS Office
10 2522 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
11 2179 (17.41%) VMware
12 1941 (15.51%) Degree
13 1765 (14.11%) Windows Server 2008
14 1740 (13.91%) MS Exchange
15 1650 (13.19%) ITIL
16 1601 (12.79%) ASP.NET
17 1533 (12.25%) VMware Infrastructure
18 1482 (11.84%) Microsoft Certification
19 1473 (11.77%) Analytical Skills
20 1451 (11.60%) SharePoint
21 1415 (11.31%) Business Intelligence
22 1411 (11.28%) Citrix
23 1370 (10.95%) JavaScript
24 1364 (10.90%) Windows 7
25 1326 (10.60%) Cisco
26 1317 (10.53%) HTML
27 1287 (10.29%) Windows Server 2012
28 1278 (10.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
29 1250 (9.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
30 1207 (9.65%) MVC

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the 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 1740 (13.91%) MS Exchange
2 1451 (11.60%) SharePoint
3 754 (6.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 723 (5.78%) IIS
5 456 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 412 (3.29%) Lync
7 333 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2007
8 315 (2.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 284 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
10 282 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
11 254 (2.03%) SharePoint 2010
12 189 (1.51%) CMS
13 161 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
14 147 (1.17%) Apache
15 127 (1.01%) SAS
16 123 (0.98%) Tomcat
17 94 (0.75%) WebSphere
18 87 (0.70%) WorkSite
19 73 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
20 66 (0.53%) Node.js
Applications
1 4985 (39.84%) MS Excel
2 2633 (21.04%) MS Office
3 525 (4.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 394 (3.15%) MS Visio
4 394 (3.15%) MS Project
5 103 (0.82%) PowerPivot
6 77 (0.62%) SPSS
7 71 (0.57%) InfoPath
8 55 (0.44%) Photoshop
9 41 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
10 36 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 23 (0.18%) FastStats
12 13 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
13 11 (0.088%) AutoCAD
14 8 (0.064%) Adobe Captivate
15 7 (0.056%) Acrobat
16 4 (0.032%) Adobe After Effects
16 4 (0.032%) GNU Octave
17 3 (0.024%) Revit
18 2 (0.016%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 626 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 160 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
3 73 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
4 55 (0.44%) Dynamics GP
5 42 (0.34%) Northgate Housing
6 36 (0.29%) SAP ERP
7 35 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
8 28 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 28 (0.22%) Agresso
9 26 (0.21%) Markit EDM
10 25 (0.20%) SAP Business One
11 22 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 20 (0.16%) SAP SD
13 19 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 19 (0.15%) SAP BPC
14 18 (0.14%) thinkFolio
15 17 (0.14%) WebTrends
15 17 (0.14%) SAP CRM
15 17 (0.14%) Hyperion Planning
15 17 (0.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 787 (6.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 649 (5.19%) Office 365
3 366 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
4 270 (2.16%) SaaS
5 104 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
6 98 (0.78%) Mimecast
7 84 (0.67%) IaaS
8 67 (0.54%) Google Analytics
9 43 (0.34%) PaaS
10 42 (0.34%) Google Apps
11 34 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
12 22 (0.18%) Yammer
13 21 (0.17%) GitHub
13 21 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
13 21 (0.17%) Amazon S3
14 12 (0.096%) Google App Engine
15 9 (0.072%) Adobe Analytics
16 8 (0.064%) Force.com
17 7 (0.056%) SoftLayer
17 7 (0.056%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 1014 (8.10%) DNS
2 966 (7.72%) Firewall
3 903 (7.22%) TCP/IP
4 772 (6.17%) SAN
5 643 (5.14%) DHCP
6 628 (5.02%) LAN
7 595 (4.76%) WAN
8 533 (4.26%) VPN
9 411 (3.28%) Internet
10 391 (3.12%) VoIP
11 235 (1.88%) NAS
12 215 (1.72%) Wireless
13 191 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
14 152 (1.21%) Network Security
15 138 (1.10%) NetScaler
16 135 (1.08%) Intranet
17 122 (0.97%) VLAN
18 119 (0.95%) HTTP
19 113 (0.90%) MPLS
19 113 (0.90%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4158 (33.23%) SQL Server
2 1278 (10.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1250 (9.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1018 (8.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 897 (7.17%) Data Warehouse
6 862 (6.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 553 (4.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 515 (4.12%) Relational Database
9 296 (2.37%) Big Data
10 284 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
11 253 (2.02%) MySQL
12 233 (1.86%) Oracle Database
13 217 (1.73%) BusinessObjects
14 207 (1.65%) NoSQL
15 206 (1.65%) RDBMS
16 167 (1.33%) OLAP
17 147 (1.17%) MongoDB
18 144 (1.15%) Hadoop
19 139 (1.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 138 (1.10%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 752 (6.01%) Visual Studio
2 639 (5.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 311 (2.49%) NUnit
4 307 (2.45%) Subversion
5 256 (2.05%) JIRA
6 238 (1.90%) Git (software)
7 188 (1.50%) Selenium
8 176 (1.41%) Moq
9 153 (1.22%) TeamCity
10 147 (1.17%) SpecFlow
11 140 (1.12%) Rhino Mocks
12 119 (0.95%) MSTest
13 107 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 101 (0.81%) MSBuild
15 77 (0.62%) Jenkins
16 67 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
16 67 (0.54%) HP UFT
17 62 (0.50%) Cucumber
18 61 (0.49%) MSI
19 57 (0.46%) FitNesse
General
1 3352 (26.79%) Finance
2 1101 (8.80%) Banking
3 654 (5.23%) Retail
4 626 (5.00%) Marketing
5 612 (4.89%) Legal
6 483 (3.86%) Law
7 474 (3.79%) Telecoms
8 309 (2.47%) Back Office
9 284 (2.27%) Investment Banking
10 277 (2.21%) Advertising
11 255 (2.04%) Front Office
12 189 (1.51%) Publishing
13 184 (1.47%) Games
14 180 (1.44%) Financial Institution
15 125 (1.00%) Manufacturing
16 79 (0.63%) Billing
17 56 (0.45%) German Language
18 55 (0.44%) Multimedia
19 49 (0.39%) French Language
20 44 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2700 (21.58%) Developer
2 2465 (19.70%) Analyst
3 896 (7.16%) Support Engineer
4 895 (7.15%) Support Analyst
5 893 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 853 (6.82%) Consultant
7 753 (6.02%) Architect
8 568 (4.54%) Administrator
9 492 (3.93%) Project Manager
10 487 (3.89%) C# Developer
11 448 (3.58%) Business Analyst
12 429 (3.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 415 (3.32%) 2nd Line Support
14 394 (3.15%) IT Support
15 387 (3.09%) Senior Developer
16 339 (2.71%) Applications Support
17 336 (2.69%) DBA
18 333 (2.66%) Desktop Support
19 328 (2.62%) C# .NET Developer
20 325 (2.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3189 (25.49%) .NET
2 1601 (12.79%) ASP.NET
3 1317 (10.53%) HTML
4 1039 (8.30%) CSS
5 865 (6.91%) WCF
6 820 (6.55%) .NET Framework
7 791 (6.32%) Web Services
8 768 (6.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 726 (5.80%) XML
10 693 (5.54%) jQuery
11 476 (3.80%) WPF
12 398 (3.18%) Ajax
13 361 (2.88%) Entity Framework
14 330 (2.64%) HTML5
15 308 (2.46%) ASP.NET Web API
16 304 (2.43%) AngularJS
17 278 (2.22%) NHibernate
18 259 (2.07%) SOAP
19 251 (2.01%) LINQ
20 247 (1.97%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1473 (11.77%) Analytical Skills
2 773 (6.18%) Computer Science
3 676 (5.40%) Blackberry
4 573 (4.58%) Management Information System
5 568 (4.54%) Data Centre
6 367 (2.93%) Clustering
7 338 (2.70%) Hedge funds
8 291 (2.33%) Replication
9 280 (2.24%) Client/Server
10 241 (1.93%) Mathematics
11 189 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
12 181 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 178 (1.42%) Visualisation
14 173 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
15 169 (1.35%) Derivative
16 149 (1.19%) User Experience
17 147 (1.17%) Data Integration
18 139 (1.11%) Fixed Income
19 134 (1.07%) iPhone
20 127 (1.01%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5277 (42.17%) Windows
2 1765 (14.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1364 (10.90%) Windows 7
4 1287 (10.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 934 (7.46%) Linux
6 892 (7.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 606 (4.84%) Windows 8
8 546 (4.36%) Windows XP
9 431 (3.44%) UNIX
10 347 (2.77%) Android
11 299 (2.39%) Apple iOS
12 285 (2.28%) Mac OS X
13 162 (1.29%) Windows Vista
14 127 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 85 (0.68%) CentOS
16 75 (0.60%) Solaris
17 67 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
18 63 (0.50%) Debian
19 50 (0.40%) Mac OS
20 42 (0.34%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2522 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
2 1650 (13.19%) ITIL
3 1415 (11.31%) Business Intelligence
4 1207 (9.65%) MVC
5 1164 (9.30%) Project Management
6 1077 (8.61%) CRM
7 1070 (8.55%) Scrum
8 913 (7.30%) TDD
9 630 (5.03%) OO
10 620 (4.95%) Analytics
11 613 (4.90%) ETL
12 555 (4.44%) PRINCE2
13 541 (4.32%) SDLC
14 506 (4.04%) Mentoring
15 492 (3.93%) E-Commerce
16 486 (3.88%) Migration
17 463 (3.70%) Service Delivery
18 461 (3.68%) Service Management
19 449 (3.59%) Continuous Integration
20 436 (3.48%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3712 (29.67%) SQL
2 2691 (21.51%) C#
3 1370 (10.95%) JavaScript
4 1010 (8.07%) T-SQL
5 763 (6.10%) PowerShell
6 696 (5.56%) Java
7 294 (2.35%) VB
8 259 (2.07%) C
9 244 (1.95%) C++
10 221 (1.77%) VB.NET
11 206 (1.65%) Python
12 201 (1.61%) VBA
13 195 (1.56%) Perl
14 133 (1.06%) PHP
15 126 (1.01%) PL/SQL
16 109 (0.87%) VBScript
17 90 (0.72%) Shell Script
18 71 (0.57%) Scala
19 70 (0.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 70 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1941 (15.51%) Degree
2 1482 (11.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 748 (5.98%) MCSE
4 466 (3.72%) Cisco Certification
5 389 (3.11%) MCITP
6 378 (3.02%) MCP
7 348 (2.78%) CCNA
8 334 (2.67%) MCSA
9 236 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 226 (1.81%) Security Cleared
11 181 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
12 164 (1.31%) MCTS
13 152 (1.21%) CCNP
14 138 (1.10%) SC Cleared
15 128 (1.02%) ISEB
16 116 (0.93%) PMI Certification
17 86 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
18 81 (0.65%) DV Cleared
19 79 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 67 (0.54%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 663 (5.30%) QA
2 609 (4.87%) SLA
3 94 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 87 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 63 (0.50%) Data Quality
6 55 (0.44%) COBIT
7 34 (0.27%) ISO 9001
8 33 (0.26%) MiFID
9 29 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 28 (0.22%) EMIR
11 23 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
12 13 (0.10%) Solvency II
13 12 (0.096%) PMBOK
14 5 (0.040%) ISO 9000
15 3 (0.024%) BS7799
15 3 (0.024%) BS25999
16 2 (0.016%) ISO 14001
16 2 (0.016%) WCAG
16 2 (0.016%) Section 508
17 1 (0.008%) P3O
System Software
1 2943 (23.52%) Active Directory
2 1533 (12.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 774 (6.19%) Hyper-V
4 492 (3.93%) XenApp
5 361 (2.88%) vSphere
6 197 (1.57%) VMware ESX
7 187 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
8 177 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
9 173 (1.38%) XenDesktop
10 139 (1.11%) Terminal Services
11 106 (0.85%) XenServer
12 61 (0.49%) Terminal Server
12 61 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
13 54 (0.43%) UAG
14 43 (0.34%) Xen
15 41 (0.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 41 (0.33%) vCloud
16 39 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 38 (0.30%) VMware Server
18 37 (0.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 656 (5.24%) SCCM
2 288 (2.30%) SCOM
3 149 (1.19%) Backup Exec
4 135 (1.08%) WSUS
5 124 (0.99%) Puppet
6 89 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
7 76 (0.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 75 (0.60%) Nagios
9 69 (0.55%) Tivoli
10 68 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
10 68 (0.54%) AirWatch
11 60 (0.48%) NetBackup
11 60 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
12 49 (0.39%) SCVMM
13 48 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
14 46 (0.37%) WMI
15 38 (0.30%) SCOrch
16 36 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 36 (0.29%) OpenView
17 28 (0.22%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2179 (17.41%) VMware
2 1411 (11.28%) Citrix
3 1326 (10.60%) Cisco
4 1119 (8.94%) Oracle
5 793 (6.34%) HP
6 429 (3.43%) SAP
7 404 (3.23%) IBM
8 348 (2.78%) Apple
9 315 (2.52%) Dell
10 306 (2.45%) EMC
11 296 (2.37%) Symantec
12 289 (2.31%) NetApp
13 240 (1.92%) Bloomberg
14 230 (1.84%) Juniper
15 208 (1.66%) Google
16 196 (1.57%) Red Hat
17 192 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
18 189 (1.51%) Tableau
19 177 (1.41%) Adobe
20 170 (1.36%) Avaya
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 Per Annum Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £10 - £15 per hour
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum plus attractive benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
North London
iceConnect
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum Pension, Bonus , Private Medical + Flexible
Posted: 4 hours ago