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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 10 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6298 6772 6272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 14.13% 13.82% 14.22%
As % of the Vendors category 31.12% 29.89% 30.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5354 5824 5495
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
20236 22659 20485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 45.40% 46.25% 46.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16975 18780 17027
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £76,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 1303 £50,000 -4.76% 357
Croydon -1 55 £25,500 -43.33% 9
Kingston Upon Thames -3 49 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Uxbridge 0 45 £45,500 +13.75% 6
Canary Wharf +3 33 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Docklands, London -3 31 £46,000 -16.36% 1
Ealing - 31 £55,000 - 4
Chiswick +11 29 £48,750 +8.33% 2
Twickenham 0 27 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Wimbledon +3 24 £44,000 +13.54% 1
Teddington +9 17 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Harrow +2 17 £46,500 +16.25% 3
Barnet +1 13 £45,000 +30.43% 3
Hounslow +12 12 £56,250 +106.42% 1
Brentford +4 10 £42,750 +6.87% 2
Wembley +1 9 £43,750 -25.84% 2
Hammersmith -12 9 £55,000 +57.14% 3
Bromley +3 8 £29,500 -30.58% 4
Surbiton +6 7 £37,500 +53.06%
Hillingdon - 7 - -
Greenford - 7 £29,000 -
Romford +7 5 £27,500 +30.95%
Feltham -5 5 £30,000 -45.45%
Beckenham -3 4 £37,000 +34.54%
Lewisham - 4 £35,250 - 1
Mayfair - 4 £40,000 -
Finchley 0 3 £42,500 +10.38%
Enfield -6 3 £21,000 -44.00% 2
Northwood - 3 £21,000 -
Southall - 3 £25,000 -
Westminster +8 2 - -
Isleworth +3 2 £37,500 -
Dagenham -7 2 £27,500 -31.25%
Chessington +2 1 £23,500 -50.52% 2
Orpington +1 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Southwark -1 1 £28,500 -43.00%
Sidcup -9 1 £26,500 -36.90%
Hayes - 1 £25,000 - 5
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5700 (43.21%) Windows
2 5336 (40.45%) MS Excel
3 4436 (33.63%) SQL Server
4 3886 (29.46%) SQL
5 3565 (27.02%) Finance
6 3289 (24.93%) .NET
7 3262 (24.73%) Active Directory
8 2762 (20.94%) MS Office
9 2739 (20.76%) C#
10 2466 (18.69%) Agile Software Development
11 2403 (18.22%) VMware
12 1978 (14.99%) MS Exchange
13 1909 (14.47%) Degree
14 1821 (13.80%) ITIL
15 1801 (13.65%) Windows Server 2008
16 1724 (13.07%) Microsoft Certification
17 1681 (12.74%) VMware Infrastructure
18 1638 (12.42%) ASP.NET
19 1560 (11.83%) Citrix
20 1542 (11.69%) SharePoint
21 1506 (11.42%) Windows 7
22 1488 (11.28%) Cisco
23 1484 (11.25%) JavaScript
24 1482 (11.23%) Business Intelligence
25 1404 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
25 1404 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
26 1371 (10.39%) HTML
27 1299 (9.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 1281 (9.71%) MVC
29 1246 (9.45%) Project Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1978 (14.99%) MS Exchange
2 1542 (11.69%) SharePoint
3 870 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 826 (6.26%) IIS
5 534 (4.05%) Lync
6 502 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 412 (3.12%) Exchange Server 2007
8 405 (3.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 303 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
10 296 (2.24%) SharePoint 2013
11 287 (2.18%) BizTalk Server
12 202 (1.53%) CMS
13 196 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
14 159 (1.21%) SAS
15 149 (1.13%) Apache
16 134 (1.02%) Tomcat
17 90 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
18 84 (0.64%) WebSphere
19 78 (0.59%) Umbraco
20 76 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5336 (40.45%) MS Excel
2 2762 (20.94%) MS Office
3 524 (3.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 391 (2.96%) MS Project
5 389 (2.95%) MS Visio
6 93 (0.70%) PowerPivot
7 86 (0.65%) SPSS
8 84 (0.64%) InfoPath
9 68 (0.52%) Photoshop
10 46 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
11 32 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 17 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
13 11 (0.083%) FastStats
14 8 (0.061%) AutoCAD
15 7 (0.053%) Adobe Captivate
16 6 (0.045%) Adobe After Effects
17 4 (0.030%) CPLEX
18 3 (0.023%) InDesign
18 3 (0.023%) Revit
18 3 (0.023%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 629 (4.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 146 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
3 57 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 52 (0.39%) Dynamics GP
5 45 (0.34%) SAP ERP
6 42 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
7 36 (0.27%) Northgate Housing
8 29 (0.22%) Markit EDM
9 23 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 22 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 22 (0.17%) Agresso
10 22 (0.17%) SAP BPC
11 21 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 20 (0.15%) thinkFolio
13 19 (0.14%) SAP SD
13 19 (0.14%) Magento
14 18 (0.14%) SAP Business One
14 18 (0.14%) Sophis RISQUE
15 16 (0.12%) WebTrends
15 16 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 848 (6.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 671 (5.09%) Office 365
3 401 (3.04%) Amazon AWS
4 298 (2.26%) SaaS
5 124 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
6 101 (0.77%) IaaS
7 95 (0.72%) Mimecast
8 71 (0.54%) Google Analytics
9 66 (0.50%) PaaS
10 47 (0.36%) Google Apps
11 31 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
12 28 (0.21%) Yammer
13 27 (0.20%) GitHub
14 14 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
14 14 (0.11%) Amazon S3
15 12 (0.091%) Terremark
16 11 (0.083%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 10 (0.076%) Azure Active Directory
18 9 (0.068%) Google App Engine
19 8 (0.061%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1082 (8.20%) Firewall
2 1050 (7.96%) DNS
3 891 (6.75%) SAN
4 851 (6.45%) TCP/IP
5 679 (5.15%) LAN
6 656 (4.97%) WAN
7 634 (4.81%) DHCP
8 605 (4.59%) VPN
9 459 (3.48%) Internet
10 387 (2.93%) VoIP
11 215 (1.63%) Cisco ASA
12 214 (1.62%) NAS
13 210 (1.59%) Wireless
14 192 (1.46%) NetScaler
15 178 (1.35%) Network Security
16 172 (1.30%) Intranet
17 134 (1.02%) iSCSI
17 134 (1.02%) Unified Communications
18 133 (1.01%) VLAN
19 119 (0.90%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4436 (33.63%) SQL Server
2 1299 (9.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1223 (9.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1083 (8.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 949 (7.19%) Data Warehouse
6 850 (6.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 562 (4.26%) Relational Database
8 552 (4.18%) SQL Server 2012
9 351 (2.66%) SQL Server 2005
10 295 (2.24%) Big Data
11 291 (2.21%) MySQL
12 266 (2.02%) Oracle Database
13 239 (1.81%) RDBMS
14 212 (1.61%) NoSQL
15 168 (1.27%) QlikView
16 165 (1.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 164 (1.24%) MongoDB
17 164 (1.24%) OLAP
18 124 (0.94%) Data Mining
19 112 (0.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 763 (5.78%) Visual Studio
2 551 (4.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 318 (2.41%) NUnit
4 296 (2.24%) Subversion
5 240 (1.82%) JIRA
6 224 (1.70%) Git (software)
7 167 (1.27%) Moq
8 160 (1.21%) TeamCity
9 139 (1.05%) Rhino Mocks
10 130 (0.99%) Selenium
11 116 (0.88%) SpecFlow
12 100 (0.76%) MSTest
13 89 (0.67%) MSBuild
14 86 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 65 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
16 64 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
17 60 (0.45%) InstallShield
18 59 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 57 (0.43%) MSI
19 57 (0.43%) Jenkins
General
1 3565 (27.02%) Finance
2 1197 (9.07%) Banking
3 735 (5.57%) Retail
4 588 (4.46%) Legal
4 588 (4.46%) Marketing
5 511 (3.87%) Law
6 452 (3.43%) Telecoms
7 353 (2.68%) Advertising
8 319 (2.42%) Investment Banking
9 308 (2.33%) Back Office
10 291 (2.21%) Front Office
11 225 (1.71%) Publishing
12 191 (1.45%) Games
13 177 (1.34%) Financial Institution
14 135 (1.02%) Manufacturing
15 104 (0.79%) Billing
16 65 (0.49%) Retail Banking
17 43 (0.33%) Multimedia
18 40 (0.30%) French Language
19 33 (0.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2865 (21.72%) Developer
2 2627 (19.91%) Analyst
3 1040 (7.88%) Support Analyst
4 970 (7.35%) Consultant
5 950 (7.20%) .NET Developer
6 914 (6.93%) Support Engineer
7 824 (6.25%) Architect
8 626 (4.75%) Administrator
9 550 (4.17%) C# Developer
10 509 (3.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 504 (3.82%) Project Manager
12 479 (3.63%) Senior Developer
13 467 (3.54%) 2nd Line Support
14 443 (3.36%) Business Analyst
15 410 (3.11%) Desktop Support
16 388 (2.94%) IT Support
17 380 (2.88%) DBA
18 350 (2.65%) C# .NET Developer
19 349 (2.65%) Applications Support
20 315 (2.39%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3289 (24.93%) .NET
2 1638 (12.42%) ASP.NET
3 1371 (10.39%) HTML
4 1039 (7.88%) CSS
5 884 (6.70%) .NET Framework
6 840 (6.37%) WCF
7 802 (6.08%) Web Services
8 782 (5.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 754 (5.72%) jQuery
10 733 (5.56%) XML
11 458 (3.47%) WPF
12 456 (3.46%) Ajax
13 378 (2.87%) Entity Framework
14 365 (2.77%) HTML5
15 347 (2.63%) AngularJS
16 295 (2.24%) ASP.NET Web API
17 284 (2.15%) NHibernate
18 271 (2.05%) REST
19 253 (1.92%) SOAP
20 245 (1.86%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1404 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 755 (5.72%) Blackberry
3 710 (5.38%) Computer Science
4 664 (5.03%) Data Centre
5 545 (4.13%) Management Information System
6 433 (3.28%) Clustering
7 328 (2.49%) Hedge funds
8 322 (2.44%) Replication
9 255 (1.93%) Client/Server
10 219 (1.66%) Mathematics
11 194 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
12 183 (1.39%) Visualisation
13 182 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
14 171 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 161 (1.22%) User Experience
16 157 (1.19%) iPhone
17 148 (1.12%) Fixed Income
18 145 (1.10%) Statistics
19 143 (1.08%) Data Integration
20 142 (1.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5700 (43.21%) Windows
2 1801 (13.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 1506 (11.42%) Windows 7
4 1404 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 995 (7.54%) Linux
6 922 (6.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 653 (4.95%) Windows XP
8 623 (4.72%) Windows 8
9 433 (3.28%) UNIX
10 334 (2.53%) Android
11 310 (2.35%) Apple iOS
12 287 (2.18%) Mac OS X
13 191 (1.45%) Windows Vista
14 159 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 101 (0.77%) CentOS
16 74 (0.56%) Solaris
17 62 (0.47%) Debian
18 57 (0.43%) Mac OS
19 54 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
20 37 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2466 (18.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1821 (13.80%) ITIL
3 1482 (11.23%) Business Intelligence
4 1281 (9.71%) MVC
5 1246 (9.45%) Project Management
6 1076 (8.16%) Scrum
6 1076 (8.16%) CRM
7 955 (7.24%) TDD
8 684 (5.18%) OO
9 619 (4.69%) PRINCE2
10 613 (4.65%) ETL
11 588 (4.46%) Analytics
12 569 (4.31%) Migration
13 564 (4.28%) Service Delivery
14 525 (3.98%) Service Management
15 512 (3.88%) SDLC
16 490 (3.71%) E-Commerce
17 464 (3.52%) Mentoring
18 441 (3.34%) Software Engineering
19 431 (3.27%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3886 (29.46%) SQL
2 2739 (20.76%) C#
3 1484 (11.25%) JavaScript
4 1088 (8.25%) T-SQL
5 799 (6.06%) PowerShell
6 718 (5.44%) Java
7 319 (2.42%) VB
8 254 (1.93%) C
9 237 (1.80%) C++
10 224 (1.70%) VBA
11 212 (1.61%) VB.NET
12 192 (1.46%) Python
13 190 (1.44%) Perl
14 139 (1.05%) PHP
15 132 (1.00%) PL/SQL
16 102 (0.77%) VBScript
17 79 (0.60%) Ruby
18 64 (0.49%) Bash Shell
18 64 (0.49%) Shell Script
19 50 (0.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 1909 (14.47%) Degree
2 1724 (13.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 930 (7.05%) MCSE
4 501 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
5 474 (3.59%) MCITP
6 463 (3.51%) MCP
7 394 (2.99%) CCNA
8 364 (2.76%) MCSA
9 260 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 249 (1.89%) Security Cleared
11 201 (1.52%) MCTS
12 179 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
13 153 (1.16%) SC Cleared
14 146 (1.11%) CCNP
15 135 (1.02%) ISEB
16 118 (0.89%) Citrix Certification
17 97 (0.74%) CCA
18 93 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 91 (0.69%) PMI Certification
20 88 (0.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 655 (4.97%) SLA
2 637 (4.83%) QA
3 100 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 80 (0.61%) PCI DSS
5 60 (0.45%) Data Quality
6 53 (0.40%) COBIT
7 47 (0.36%) ISO 9001
8 26 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 20 (0.15%) PMBOK
10 13 (0.099%) EMIR
11 11 (0.083%) MiFID
12 8 (0.061%) ISO 9000
13 7 (0.053%) Solvency II
14 5 (0.038%) HL7
14 5 (0.038%) Dodd-Frank
15 3 (0.023%) P3O
15 3 (0.023%) BS25999
15 3 (0.023%) BS7799
16 2 (0.015%) Basel II
16 2 (0.015%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3262 (24.73%) Active Directory
2 1681 (12.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 879 (6.66%) Hyper-V
4 544 (4.12%) XenApp
5 467 (3.54%) vSphere
6 224 (1.70%) VMware ESX
6 224 (1.70%) VMware ESXi
7 216 (1.64%) XenDesktop
8 207 (1.57%) Microsoft App-V
9 138 (1.05%) Terminal Services
10 134 (1.02%) XenServer
11 71 (0.54%) Terminal Server
12 59 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 56 (0.42%) UAG
14 55 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
15 54 (0.41%) VMware Server
16 46 (0.35%) Xen
17 44 (0.33%) NFS
17 44 (0.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
17 44 (0.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 707 (5.36%) SCCM
2 366 (2.77%) SCOM
3 131 (0.99%) Backup Exec
4 129 (0.98%) WSUS
5 111 (0.84%) Puppet
6 101 (0.77%) Nagios
7 99 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
8 75 (0.57%) Tivoli
9 67 (0.51%) NetBackup
10 64 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 62 (0.47%) AirWatch
12 58 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
13 57 (0.43%) SCVMM
14 42 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
14 42 (0.32%) OpenView
15 41 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
16 39 (0.30%) Cacti
17 33 (0.25%) Ansible
18 30 (0.23%) FortiGate
19 27 (0.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2403 (18.22%) VMware
2 1560 (11.83%) Citrix
3 1488 (11.28%) Cisco
4 1195 (9.06%) Oracle
5 895 (6.78%) HP
6 470 (3.56%) SAP
7 438 (3.32%) IBM
8 412 (3.12%) Apple
9 373 (2.83%) Dell
10 361 (2.74%) NetApp
11 357 (2.71%) EMC
12 332 (2.52%) Symantec
13 267 (2.02%) Bloomberg
14 247 (1.87%) Red Hat
15 241 (1.83%) Juniper
16 215 (1.63%) Business Objects
17 200 (1.52%) Adobe
18 187 (1.42%) Google
19 182 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
20 175 (1.33%) Reuters
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