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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6655 6560 6451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.55% 14.44% 14.54%
As % of the Vendors category 32.99% 30.74% 30.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5706 5646 5571
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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
20174 21338 20923
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 47.15% 46.97% 47.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16975 17444 17356
Average salary £52,500 £52,000 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.96% +1.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +6 1745 £50,000 - 299
Docklands, London +9 59 £42,500 -19.04%
Kingston Upon Thames +1 56 £55,000 +54.92% 6
Croydon +4 50 £26,500 -39.77% 11
Uxbridge +4 45 £33,750 -3.57% 9
Canary Wharf +18 42 £65,000 +23.80%
Wimbledon +7 35 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Chiswick +2 19 £37,500 +15.38%
Chessington -1 17 £24,000 +12.94% 1
Harrow -3 16 £41,250 -2.94% 6
Bromley +7 14 £35,250 -21.66% 1
Mayfair - 14 £40,000 -
Ealing -2 13 £75,000 +100.22%
Hillingdon - 13 £27,500 - 1
Romford -2 10 £32,500 -27.77% 5
Twickenham -6 10 £30,000 -16.66% 1
Surbiton +7 9 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Enfield 0 8 £27,500 -45.00% 2
Wembley +2 7 £35,000 -5.40%
Ilford 0 7 £30,750 -23.12%
Hammersmith -5 6 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Sidcup -6 6 £30,000 -40.00%
Teddington +5 5 £22,500 -15.09% 2
Beckenham +2 5 £36,500 +25.86% 5
Barnet +2 4 £41,250 +25.00% 2
Feltham -3 4 £27,500 +52.77% 1
Brentford -8 4 £52,500 +84.21% 3
Southwark - 4 £34,000 -
Hounslow +8 3 £35,000 -7.28% 1
Westminster +4 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Bexley +1 3 £28,500 -
Mitcham - 3 £30,000 -
Coulsdon +3 2 £24,000 -40.00%
Hayes -3 2 - -
Morden - 2 £47,500 -
Finchley - 2 £42,500 - 1
Upminster -1 1 £37,500 +28.20%
West Drayton -7 1 £24,000 -52.00%
Stanmore - 1 £31,500 - 1
Pinner - 1 £47,000 -
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 5992 (44.97%) Windows
2 5552 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 4399 (33.02%) SQL Server
4 3852 (28.91%) SQL
5 3662 (27.48%) Finance
6 3580 (26.87%) Active Directory
7 3172 (23.81%) .NET
8 2936 (22.04%) MS Office
9 2653 (19.91%) C#
10 2504 (18.79%) VMware
11 2212 (16.60%) Agile Software Development
12 2211 (16.59%) MS Exchange
13 1985 (14.90%) Windows Server 2008
14 1954 (14.67%) Degree
15 1939 (14.55%) ITIL
16 1887 (14.16%) Microsoft Certification
17 1779 (13.35%) VMware Infrastructure
18 1699 (12.75%) Windows 7
19 1696 (12.73%) SharePoint
20 1619 (12.15%) Citrix
21 1576 (11.83%) ASP.NET
22 1533 (11.51%) Cisco
23 1437 (10.79%) JavaScript
24 1429 (10.73%) Windows Server 2012
25 1400 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
26 1366 (10.25%) Business Intelligence
27 1311 (9.84%) HTML
28 1214 (9.11%) Firewall
29 1209 (9.07%) Project Management
30 1206 (9.05%) SQL Server Integration Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2211 (16.59%) MS Exchange
2 1696 (12.73%) SharePoint
3 1045 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 883 (6.63%) IIS
5 704 (5.28%) Lync
6 522 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
7 496 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2007
8 402 (3.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 365 (2.74%) SharePoint 2010
10 353 (2.65%) SharePoint 2013
11 266 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
12 239 (1.79%) CMS
13 214 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
14 175 (1.31%) Apache
15 174 (1.31%) Tomcat
16 153 (1.15%) SAS
17 119 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
18 104 (0.78%) WebSphere
19 90 (0.68%) Office Communications Server
20 84 (0.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5552 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 2936 (22.04%) MS Office
3 561 (4.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 392 (2.94%) MS Project
5 366 (2.75%) MS Visio
6 100 (0.75%) InfoPath
7 69 (0.52%) SPSS
8 67 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
9 56 (0.42%) Photoshop
10 49 (0.37%) PowerPivot
11 26 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
12 23 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 15 (0.11%) AutoCAD
14 12 (0.090%) Acrobat
15 9 (0.068%) Adobe Captivate
16 7 (0.053%) InDesign
17 6 (0.045%) FastStats
18 5 (0.038%) Adobe After Effects
19 4 (0.030%) CPLEX
19 4 (0.030%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 671 (5.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 166 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
3 67 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
4 64 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
5 47 (0.35%) Google Analytics
6 41 (0.31%) SAP ERP
6 41 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
7 30 (0.23%) Towers Watson Igloo
8 26 (0.20%) Markit EDM
9 24 (0.18%) SAP SD
10 23 (0.17%) Agresso
10 23 (0.17%) thinkFolio
11 22 (0.17%) Magento
12 21 (0.16%) Cognos Planning
13 20 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 20 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
13 20 (0.15%) Sophis RISQUE
14 19 (0.14%) SAP CRM
15 16 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 14 (0.11%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 770 (5.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 678 (5.09%) Office 365
3 263 (1.97%) SaaS
4 141 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
5 127 (0.95%) IaaS
6 118 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
7 81 (0.61%) PaaS
8 57 (0.43%) Google Apps
9 38 (0.29%) GitHub
10 35 (0.26%) Yammer
11 18 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
12 13 (0.098%) Terremark
13 12 (0.090%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 9 (0.068%) Trello
15 8 (0.060%) Taleo
15 8 (0.060%) Google Cloud Platform
16 4 (0.030%) AWS CloudFormation
17 3 (0.023%) SoftLayer
17 3 (0.023%) Amazon CloudSearch
17 3 (0.023%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1214 (9.11%) Firewall
2 1168 (8.77%) DNS
3 955 (7.17%) SAN
4 898 (6.74%) TCP/IP
5 762 (5.72%) VPN
6 756 (5.67%) LAN
7 745 (5.59%) WAN
8 708 (5.31%) DHCP
9 668 (5.01%) Internet
10 371 (2.78%) VoIP
11 266 (2.00%) Wireless
12 211 (1.58%) Intranet
13 209 (1.57%) NAS
14 188 (1.41%) Network Security
15 175 (1.31%) MPLS
16 174 (1.31%) NetScaler
17 173 (1.30%) iSCSI
18 172 (1.29%) VLAN
19 168 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
20 165 (1.24%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4399 (33.02%) SQL Server
2 1206 (9.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1147 (8.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1146 (8.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 848 (6.36%) Data Warehouse
6 728 (5.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 580 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
8 512 (3.84%) Relational Database
9 470 (3.53%) SQL Server 2005
10 329 (2.47%) MySQL
11 250 (1.88%) Oracle Database
12 219 (1.64%) Big Data
13 214 (1.61%) RDBMS
14 201 (1.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 193 (1.45%) OLAP
16 179 (1.34%) NoSQL
17 149 (1.12%) QlikView
18 147 (1.10%) MongoDB
19 119 (0.89%) Data Mining
20 118 (0.89%) DB2
Development Applications
1 702 (5.27%) Visual Studio
2 497 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 297 (2.23%) NUnit
4 288 (2.16%) Subversion
5 175 (1.31%) JIRA
6 165 (1.24%) Git (software)
7 135 (1.01%) TeamCity
8 127 (0.95%) Rhino Mocks
8 127 (0.95%) Moq
9 105 (0.79%) Selenium
10 95 (0.71%) SpecFlow
11 74 (0.56%) MSTest
12 64 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 63 (0.47%) ReSharper
14 58 (0.44%) Eclipse
15 56 (0.42%) Jenkins
15 56 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 56 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
16 45 (0.34%) CruiseControl
17 43 (0.32%) GCC
General
1 3662 (27.48%) Finance
2 1180 (8.86%) Banking
3 712 (5.34%) Retail
4 642 (4.82%) Marketing
5 541 (4.06%) Legal
6 525 (3.94%) Law
7 511 (3.84%) Advertising
8 465 (3.49%) Telecoms
9 349 (2.62%) Investment Banking
10 305 (2.29%) Front Office
11 254 (1.91%) Back Office
12 194 (1.46%) Financial Institution
13 162 (1.22%) Publishing
14 160 (1.20%) Games
15 153 (1.15%) Manufacturing
16 119 (0.89%) Billing
17 59 (0.44%) Retail Banking
18 53 (0.40%) French Language
19 49 (0.37%) Spanish Language
20 39 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2832 (21.25%) Analyst
2 2795 (20.98%) Developer
3 1158 (8.69%) Support Analyst
4 1130 (8.48%) Consultant
5 937 (7.03%) Support Engineer
6 832 (6.24%) .NET Developer
7 767 (5.76%) Architect
8 593 (4.45%) C# Developer
9 588 (4.41%) Administrator
10 505 (3.79%) Project Manager
11 502 (3.77%) Senior Developer
12 486 (3.65%) 2nd Line Support
13 482 (3.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 431 (3.23%) IT Support
15 426 (3.20%) Desktop Support
16 424 (3.18%) Business Analyst
17 383 (2.87%) Applications Support
18 363 (2.72%) DBA
19 357 (2.68%) Service Analyst
20 353 (2.65%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3172 (23.81%) .NET
2 1576 (11.83%) ASP.NET
3 1311 (9.84%) HTML
4 952 (7.15%) CSS
5 864 (6.48%) .NET Framework
6 744 (5.58%) jQuery
7 739 (5.55%) Web Services
8 678 (5.09%) WCF
9 667 (5.01%) XML
10 650 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 478 (3.59%) WPF
12 475 (3.56%) HTML5
12 475 (3.56%) Ajax
13 292 (2.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 287 (2.15%) SOAP
15 261 (1.96%) REST
16 248 (1.86%) AngularJS
17 229 (1.72%) WinForms
18 215 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web API
19 200 (1.50%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1400 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
2 753 (5.65%) Blackberry
3 648 (4.86%) Computer Science
4 534 (4.01%) Management Information System
5 479 (3.60%) Clustering
6 299 (2.24%) Hedge funds
7 294 (2.21%) Replication
8 259 (1.94%) Client/Server
9 209 (1.57%) Visualisation
10 191 (1.43%) iPhone
11 181 (1.36%) Open Source
12 180 (1.35%) Mathematics
13 177 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
14 173 (1.30%) User Experience
15 171 (1.28%) Mobile App
16 161 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 159 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
18 156 (1.17%) Fixed Income
19 143 (1.07%) Data Integration
20 138 (1.04%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5992 (44.97%) Windows
2 1985 (14.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 1699 (12.75%) Windows 7
4 1429 (10.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 1055 (7.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 1030 (7.73%) Linux
7 760 (5.70%) Windows XP
8 697 (5.23%) Windows 8
9 394 (2.96%) UNIX
10 291 (2.18%) Android
11 288 (2.16%) Apple iOS
12 264 (1.98%) Mac OS X
13 214 (1.61%) Windows Vista
14 174 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 127 (0.95%) Solaris
16 109 (0.82%) CentOS
17 73 (0.55%) Mac OS
18 50 (0.38%) AIX
19 47 (0.35%) Windows 2000
19 47 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2212 (16.60%) Agile Software Development
2 1939 (14.55%) ITIL
3 1366 (10.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1209 (9.07%) Project Management
5 1161 (8.71%) MVC
6 1086 (8.15%) CRM
7 924 (6.93%) Scrum
8 848 (6.36%) TDD
9 712 (5.34%) OO
10 607 (4.56%) Service Delivery
11 587 (4.41%) PRINCE2
12 578 (4.34%) Migration
13 562 (4.22%) ETL
14 509 (3.82%) Mentoring
15 493 (3.70%) Change Management
16 490 (3.68%) E-Commerce
17 485 (3.64%) Analytics
18 467 (3.50%) Disaster Recovery
19 466 (3.50%) Business Analysis
20 455 (3.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3852 (28.91%) SQL
2 2653 (19.91%) C#
3 1437 (10.79%) JavaScript
4 1116 (8.38%) T-SQL
5 800 (6.00%) PowerShell
6 704 (5.28%) Java
7 341 (2.56%) VB
8 276 (2.07%) C++
9 275 (2.06%) VBA
10 232 (1.74%) VB.NET
11 231 (1.73%) C
12 200 (1.50%) Perl
13 187 (1.40%) Python
14 162 (1.22%) PHP
15 144 (1.08%) VBScript
16 118 (0.89%) PL/SQL
17 98 (0.74%) Ruby
18 77 (0.58%) Bash Shell
19 57 (0.43%) VB6
20 53 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1954 (14.67%) Degree
2 1887 (14.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 1104 (8.29%) MCSE
4 593 (4.45%) Cisco Certification
5 576 (4.32%) MCP
6 559 (4.20%) MCITP
7 457 (3.43%) MCSA
8 445 (3.34%) CCNA
9 337 (2.53%) Security Cleared
10 266 (2.00%) MCTS
11 261 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 244 (1.83%) SC Cleared
13 201 (1.51%) CCNP
14 177 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
15 154 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
16 132 (0.99%) ISEB
17 114 (0.86%) CCA
18 85 (0.64%) MCSD
19 81 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 74 (0.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 659 (4.95%) SLA
2 550 (4.13%) QA
3 95 (0.71%) ISO 9001
4 94 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 47 (0.35%) Data Quality
6 45 (0.34%) PCI DSS
7 35 (0.26%) COBIT
8 19 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 13 (0.098%) HL7
9 13 (0.098%) PMBOK
10 11 (0.083%) Solvency II
11 8 (0.060%) Basel II
12 7 (0.053%) ISO 9000
13 5 (0.038%) EMIR
14 4 (0.030%) FATCA
14 4 (0.030%) GAAP
15 3 (0.023%) COREP
15 3 (0.023%) FINREP
16 2 (0.015%) AIFMD
16 2 (0.015%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3580 (26.87%) Active Directory
2 1779 (13.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 951 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 628 (4.71%) XenApp
5 519 (3.90%) vSphere
6 283 (2.12%) VMware ESXi
7 263 (1.97%) XenDesktop
8 232 (1.74%) VMware ESX
9 180 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
10 165 (1.24%) XenServer
11 132 (0.99%) Terminal Services
12 71 (0.53%) Terminal Server
13 70 (0.53%) VMware Server
14 66 (0.50%) Xen
15 64 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
16 57 (0.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 55 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 53 (0.40%) NFS
19 50 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
20 47 (0.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 772 (5.79%) SCCM
2 466 (3.50%) SCOM
3 153 (1.15%) Backup Exec
4 134 (1.01%) WSUS
5 106 (0.80%) Nagios
6 89 (0.67%) Puppet
7 85 (0.64%) SCVMM
7 85 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
7 85 (0.64%) NetBackup
8 74 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
9 70 (0.53%) Tivoli
10 59 (0.44%) SCOrch
11 53 (0.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 46 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
13 42 (0.32%) FortiGate
14 38 (0.29%) HP SIM
14 38 (0.29%) Cacti
14 38 (0.29%) OpenView
15 35 (0.26%) XenMobile
16 33 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2504 (18.79%) VMware
2 1619 (12.15%) Citrix
3 1533 (11.51%) Cisco
4 1029 (7.72%) Oracle
5 886 (6.65%) HP
6 457 (3.43%) Apple
7 426 (3.20%) SAP
8 425 (3.19%) NetApp
9 392 (2.94%) Dell
10 389 (2.92%) EMC
11 387 (2.90%) Symantec
12 352 (2.64%) IBM
13 281 (2.11%) Bloomberg
14 266 (2.00%) Red Hat
15 262 (1.97%) Juniper
16 190 (1.43%) Reuters
17 185 (1.39%) Adobe
17 185 (1.39%) CheckPoint
18 184 (1.38%) Avaya
19 179 (1.34%) Business Objects
London
Premier Media
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
East London
Centric Resource
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus + Excellent Company Benefits i
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Flexible depending on experience +package
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Harrow, Middlesex
TechnoRecruit
Salary: From £16,000 to £35,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + good bonus (10-20%) + health + pen
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + 15% bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k-£55k+benefits, progession +package
Posted: 15 hours ago