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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6614 6032 6549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.94% 14.28% 14.59%
As % of the Vendors category 33.12% 30.09% 31.31%
Number of salaries quoted 5722 5171 5748
Average salary £47,500 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.06% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
19971 20047 20916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 48.13% 47.45% 46.60%
Number of salaries quoted 16921 16257 17631
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 £75,000 £78,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +8 1793 £48,000 -4.00% 345
Croydon +3 62 £27,000 -36.47% 2
Kingston Upon Thames -5 46 £46,250 +2.77% 6
Uxbridge 0 36 £44,000 +25.71% 4
Wimbledon +3 35 £37,500 -11.76% 6
Docklands, London +11 33 £40,000 -23.80%
Hillingdon - 25 £27,500 -
Canary Wharf +27 17 £63,750 -18.26%
Harrow +9 14 £35,000 -18.12% 3
Enfield +3 14 £27,500 -45.00%
Wembley - 14 £40,000 - 1
Twickenham 0 13 £22,000 -34.32%
Sidcup - 13 £30,000 -
Bromley +18 10 £41,500 +26.71%
Romford +2 10 £39,250 -4.26% 1
Chessington -7 9 £24,000 +12.94% 3
Mayfair +6 8 £42,500 -15.00%
Hounslow -2 7 £35,000 +52.17%
Chiswick -3 7 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Barnet +3 6 £33,000 -
Teddington +4 5 £42,500 +54.54% 1
Hammersmith -2 5 £37,500 - 2
Morden - 5 £47,500 -
Grays - 4 £19,000 -
Bexley - 4 £28,500 -
Ealing -5 3 £62,500 +31.57%
Greenwich -11 3 £30,000 +30.43%
Greenford - 3 £30,000 - 1
Feltham +4 2 £32,250 +79.16% 1
Westminster +2 2 £40,250 -5.29% 1
Coulsdon +1 2 £34,500 -13.75%
Ilford 0 2 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Hayes -3 2 £27,500 -64.96% 7
Southwark -4 2 £33,000 +65.00%
Surbiton -7 2 £53,750 +53.57% 1
Carshalton - 2 £25,000 -
Beckenham -1 1 £36,500 +62.22%
Upminster -1 1 £23,000 -22.03%
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5701 (43.33%) Windows
2 5407 (41.09%) MS Excel
3 4458 (33.88%) SQL Server
4 3804 (28.91%) SQL
5 3624 (27.54%) Finance
6 3357 (25.51%) .NET
7 3318 (25.22%) Active Directory
8 2849 (21.65%) C#
9 2764 (21.01%) MS Office
10 2414 (18.35%) VMware
11 2235 (16.99%) MS Exchange
12 2224 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
13 2039 (15.50%) Degree
14 1914 (14.55%) ITIL
15 1891 (14.37%) Windows Server 2008
16 1841 (13.99%) Microsoft Certification
17 1811 (13.76%) SharePoint
18 1806 (13.73%) ASP.NET
19 1707 (12.97%) VMware Infrastructure
20 1602 (12.18%) Citrix
21 1531 (11.64%) Windows 7
22 1506 (11.45%) Cisco
23 1473 (11.19%) JavaScript
24 1415 (10.75%) HTML
25 1349 (10.25%) Analytical Skills
26 1281 (9.74%) Business Intelligence
27 1257 (9.55%) Windows Server 2012
28 1204 (9.15%) MVC
29 1187 (9.02%) Project Management
30 1158 (8.80%) SQL Server 2008

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2235 (16.99%) MS Exchange
2 1811 (13.76%) SharePoint
3 1076 (8.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 869 (6.60%) IIS
5 705 (5.36%) Lync
6 511 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 477 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 415 (3.15%) SharePoint 2010
9 379 (2.88%) SharePoint 2013
10 323 (2.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 295 (2.24%) CMS
12 276 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2003
13 199 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
14 182 (1.38%) Tomcat
15 177 (1.35%) Apache
16 159 (1.21%) SAS
17 155 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
18 115 (0.87%) WebSphere
19 106 (0.81%) Umbraco
20 98 (0.74%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 5407 (41.09%) MS Excel
2 2764 (21.01%) MS Office
3 544 (4.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 396 (3.01%) MS Visio
5 359 (2.73%) MS Project
6 95 (0.72%) InfoPath
7 68 (0.52%) SPSS
8 64 (0.49%) PowerPivot
9 58 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
10 55 (0.42%) Photoshop
11 34 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
12 20 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 18 (0.14%) Acrobat
14 15 (0.11%) AutoCAD
15 9 (0.068%) InDesign
16 7 (0.053%) Adobe Captivate
17 6 (0.046%) FastStats
18 5 (0.038%) Adobe After Effects
19 4 (0.030%) OmniGraffle
20 3 (0.023%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 674 (5.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 194 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
3 73 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
4 66 (0.50%) Google Analytics
5 58 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
6 36 (0.27%) Towers Watson Igloo
7 30 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
7 30 (0.23%) Markit EDM
8 27 (0.21%) Agresso
9 26 (0.20%) SAP CRM
10 24 (0.18%) SAP ERP
11 21 (0.16%) Eikon
11 21 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 20 (0.15%) Magento
13 18 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
14 17 (0.13%) Sophis RISQUE
15 15 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 13 (0.099%) Cognos Planning
17 12 (0.091%) SAP SD
17 12 (0.091%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 713 (5.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 617 (4.69%) Office 365
3 211 (1.60%) SaaS
4 171 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
5 125 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
6 114 (0.87%) IaaS
7 81 (0.62%) GitHub
8 71 (0.54%) PaaS
9 43 (0.33%) Trello
10 40 (0.30%) Google Apps
11 31 (0.24%) Yammer
12 9 (0.068%) SoftLayer
13 8 (0.061%) Google Cloud Platform
13 8 (0.061%) Terremark
14 6 (0.046%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (0.046%) Taleo
14 6 (0.046%) Responsys
15 5 (0.038%) Force.com
16 4 (0.030%) Amazon S3
17 2 (0.015%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 1155 (8.78%) DNS
2 1121 (8.52%) Firewall
3 962 (7.31%) SAN
4 923 (7.01%) TCP/IP
5 730 (5.55%) LAN
6 728 (5.53%) DHCP
7 726 (5.52%) WAN
8 716 (5.44%) VPN
9 617 (4.69%) Internet
10 348 (2.64%) VoIP
11 277 (2.11%) Wireless
12 241 (1.83%) Intranet
13 205 (1.56%) NAS
14 194 (1.47%) MPLS
15 182 (1.38%) NetScaler
16 179 (1.36%) Cisco ASA
17 169 (1.28%) iSCSI
18 167 (1.27%) HTTP
19 165 (1.25%) Unified Communications
20 158 (1.20%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4458 (33.88%) SQL Server
2 1158 (8.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 1147 (8.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1117 (8.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 813 (6.18%) Data Warehouse
6 741 (5.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 602 (4.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 500 (3.80%) Relational Database
9 459 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
10 333 (2.53%) MySQL
11 235 (1.79%) Oracle Database
12 227 (1.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 203 (1.54%) RDBMS
14 200 (1.52%) OLAP
14 200 (1.52%) Big Data
15 164 (1.25%) NoSQL
16 140 (1.06%) DB2
17 133 (1.01%) QlikView
18 125 (0.95%) MongoDB
19 121 (0.92%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 693 (5.27%) Visual Studio
2 461 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 327 (2.49%) NUnit
4 286 (2.17%) Subversion
5 183 (1.39%) TeamCity
6 169 (1.28%) Git (software)
7 161 (1.22%) JIRA
8 152 (1.16%) Rhino Mocks
9 119 (0.90%) Selenium
10 117 (0.89%) Moq
11 85 (0.65%) SpecFlow
12 83 (0.63%) ReSharper
13 79 (0.60%) Jenkins
14 75 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
15 58 (0.44%) MSTest
16 54 (0.41%) Eclipse
17 50 (0.38%) GCC
18 48 (0.36%) QuickTest Pro
18 48 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 46 (0.35%) WebDriver
General
1 3624 (27.54%) Finance
2 1075 (8.17%) Banking
3 667 (5.07%) Retail
4 646 (4.91%) Marketing
5 574 (4.36%) Advertising
6 536 (4.07%) Legal
7 528 (4.01%) Law
8 511 (3.88%) Telecoms
9 326 (2.48%) Investment Banking
10 280 (2.13%) Front Office
11 203 (1.54%) Back Office
12 156 (1.19%) Manufacturing
12 156 (1.19%) Financial Institution
13 146 (1.11%) Publishing
14 144 (1.09%) Games
15 101 (0.77%) French Language
16 85 (0.65%) Billing
17 54 (0.41%) German Language
18 44 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
19 41 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2939 (22.34%) Developer
2 2720 (20.67%) Analyst
3 1112 (8.45%) Consultant
4 1037 (7.88%) Support Analyst
5 883 (6.71%) Support Engineer
6 850 (6.46%) .NET Developer
7 751 (5.71%) Architect
8 638 (4.85%) C# Developer
9 546 (4.15%) Senior Developer
10 534 (4.06%) Administrator
11 451 (3.43%) Business Analyst
12 446 (3.39%) Project Manager
13 443 (3.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 427 (3.25%) Applications Support
15 410 (3.12%) IT Support
16 398 (3.02%) 2nd Line Support
17 380 (2.89%) C# .NET Developer
18 371 (2.82%) Service Analyst
19 362 (2.75%) Service Desk Analyst
20 347 (2.64%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3357 (25.51%) .NET
2 1806 (13.73%) ASP.NET
3 1415 (10.75%) HTML
4 1058 (8.04%) CSS
5 875 (6.65%) .NET Framework
6 812 (6.17%) jQuery
7 810 (6.16%) Web Services
8 764 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 716 (5.44%) WCF
10 698 (5.30%) XML
11 513 (3.90%) HTML5
12 494 (3.75%) WPF
13 456 (3.47%) Ajax
14 304 (2.31%) SOAP
15 290 (2.20%) REST
16 266 (2.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 252 (1.92%) WinForms
18 245 (1.86%) AngularJS
19 205 (1.56%) CSS3
20 199 (1.51%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1349 (10.25%) Analytical Skills
2 715 (5.43%) Blackberry
3 649 (4.93%) Computer Science
4 507 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 461 (3.50%) Clustering
6 284 (2.16%) Replication
7 280 (2.13%) Hedge funds
8 228 (1.73%) Client/Server
9 201 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 197 (1.50%) iPhone
11 196 (1.49%) Visualisation
12 183 (1.39%) Open Source
13 170 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
14 169 (1.28%) User Experience
15 164 (1.25%) Mathematics
16 162 (1.23%) Fixed Income
17 138 (1.05%) Mobile App
18 134 (1.02%) Data Integration
19 131 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
20 120 (0.91%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5701 (43.33%) Windows
2 1891 (14.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 1531 (11.64%) Windows 7
4 1257 (9.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1098 (8.34%) Linux
6 1038 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 742 (5.64%) Windows XP
8 624 (4.74%) Windows 8
9 445 (3.38%) UNIX
10 263 (2.00%) Android
11 259 (1.97%) Mac OS X
12 252 (1.92%) Apple iOS
13 183 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 176 (1.34%) Solaris
15 175 (1.33%) Windows Vista
16 120 (0.91%) AIX
17 103 (0.78%) CentOS
18 56 (0.43%) Windows 2000
18 56 (0.43%) Ubuntu
19 53 (0.40%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2224 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
2 1914 (14.55%) ITIL
3 1281 (9.74%) Business Intelligence
4 1204 (9.15%) MVC
5 1187 (9.02%) Project Management
6 1041 (7.91%) CRM
7 925 (7.03%) Scrum
8 829 (6.30%) TDD
9 772 (5.87%) OO
10 568 (4.32%) E-Commerce
11 556 (4.23%) ETL
12 549 (4.17%) Mentoring
13 532 (4.04%) PRINCE2
14 529 (4.02%) Change Management
15 512 (3.89%) Migration
16 491 (3.73%) Business Analysis
17 489 (3.72%) Service Delivery
18 487 (3.70%) Analytics
19 401 (3.05%) Disaster Recovery
20 379 (2.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3804 (28.91%) SQL
2 2849 (21.65%) C#
3 1473 (11.19%) JavaScript
4 1141 (8.67%) T-SQL
5 816 (6.20%) PowerShell
6 728 (5.53%) Java
7 378 (2.87%) VB
8 307 (2.33%) C++
9 279 (2.12%) VBA
10 275 (2.09%) VB.NET
11 222 (1.69%) Perl
12 212 (1.61%) C
13 210 (1.60%) Python
14 192 (1.46%) VBScript
15 179 (1.36%) PHP
16 115 (0.87%) Ruby
17 95 (0.72%) PL/SQL
18 81 (0.62%) Bash Shell
19 68 (0.52%) Shell Script
20 61 (0.46%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2039 (15.50%) Degree
2 1841 (13.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 1025 (7.79%) MCSE
4 580 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
5 546 (4.15%) MCITP
6 518 (3.94%) MCP
7 438 (3.33%) MCSA
8 423 (3.21%) CCNA
9 301 (2.29%) Security Cleared
10 271 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 248 (1.88%) MCTS
12 223 (1.69%) SC Cleared
13 206 (1.57%) CCNP
14 194 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
15 147 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
16 139 (1.06%) ISEB
17 99 (0.75%) PMI Certification
18 97 (0.74%) CCA
19 84 (0.64%) MCSD
20 76 (0.58%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 616 (4.68%) SLA
2 575 (4.37%) QA
3 89 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 88 (0.67%) ISO 9001
5 45 (0.34%) COBIT
6 42 (0.32%) Data Quality
7 34 (0.26%) PCI DSS
8 21 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 13 (0.099%) HL7
9 13 (0.099%) Basel II
10 9 (0.068%) Solvency II
11 5 (0.038%) FATCA
11 5 (0.038%) JSP 440
12 4 (0.030%) GAAP
12 4 (0.030%) EMIR
13 3 (0.023%) Dodd-Frank
13 3 (0.023%) COREP
13 3 (0.023%) FINREP
13 3 (0.023%) WCAG
14 2 (0.015%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3318 (25.22%) Active Directory
2 1707 (12.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 867 (6.59%) Hyper-V
4 647 (4.92%) XenApp
5 503 (3.82%) vSphere
6 281 (2.14%) XenDesktop
7 244 (1.85%) VMware ESX
8 230 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
9 177 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
10 164 (1.25%) XenServer
11 114 (0.87%) Terminal Services
12 72 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
13 65 (0.49%) VMware Server
14 63 (0.48%) UAG
15 59 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 59 (0.45%) MetaFrame
15 59 (0.45%) NFS
16 49 (0.37%) Terminal Server
17 46 (0.35%) Xen
18 41 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 690 (5.24%) SCCM
2 417 (3.17%) SCOM
3 157 (1.19%) Backup Exec
4 126 (0.96%) WSUS
5 112 (0.85%) Nagios
6 106 (0.81%) NetBackup
7 105 (0.80%) Puppet
8 92 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
9 91 (0.69%) SCVMM
10 89 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
11 79 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
12 67 (0.51%) SCOrch
13 65 (0.49%) Tivoli
14 56 (0.43%) HP SIM
15 52 (0.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 52 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
16 42 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 41 (0.31%) XenMobile
18 40 (0.30%) FortiGate
19 36 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2414 (18.35%) VMware
2 1602 (12.18%) Citrix
3 1506 (11.45%) Cisco
4 1066 (8.10%) Oracle
5 842 (6.40%) HP
6 446 (3.39%) NetApp
7 381 (2.90%) EMC
8 376 (2.86%) IBM
9 371 (2.82%) Dell
10 366 (2.78%) Apple
11 361 (2.74%) Symantec
11 361 (2.74%) SAP
12 281 (2.14%) Red Hat
13 280 (2.13%) Bloomberg
14 270 (2.05%) Juniper
15 195 (1.48%) Reuters
16 193 (1.47%) Sitecore
17 192 (1.46%) Google
18 188 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
19 182 (1.38%) CheckPoint
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + + 10% Pension + c.25% Bonus
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London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + 10% Pension + Excellent Bonuses
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum depending experience + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
East London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
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Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
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London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Go Partnership.
Salary: From £100,000 to £135,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Car
Posted: Yesterday
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 Per Annum holidays, pension and excellent be
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Dependent upon experience
Posted: Yesterday