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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6299 6736 6268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 14.19% 13.86% 14.15%
As % of the Vendors category 31.65% 29.97% 30.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5354 5787 5483
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,500
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
19899 22478 20430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 44.81% 46.24% 46.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16640 18627 16939
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,650
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £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 28 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 28 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 -4 1323 £50,000 -4.76% 218
Kingston Upon Thames -2 57 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Croydon -6 48 £29,750 -32.00% 6
Ealing - 42 £55,000 -
Uxbridge 0 40 £48,000 +20.00% 8
Docklands, London 0 33 £60,000 +9.09%
Twickenham 0 30 £51,250 +13.88%
Chiswick +9 28 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Canary Wharf +1 28 £47,500 +25.00% 2
Wimbledon +5 23 £44,500 +14.83%
Harrow +3 22 £46,500 +16.25% 2
Teddington +5 21 £50,000 +60.64% 1
Brentford +10 11 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Hounslow +9 11 £60,000 +122.22%
Hammersmith -3 11 £55,000 +57.14%
Surbiton +8 10 £36,250 +45.00% 1
Hillingdon - 9 - -
Wembley +4 8 £42,500 -34.61% 1
Greenford +3 8 £29,000 +31.81%
Barnet 0 8 £33,000 -4.34% 1
Bromley -6 7 £29,500 -23.87% 4
Feltham -6 6 £27,000 -50.90%
Mayfair - 5 £47,500 -
Finchley 0 4 £42,500 - 1
Beckenham -5 4 £32,500 +18.18%
Lewisham - 4 £35,250 -
Romford +5 3 £30,000 +2.56%
Northwood - 3 £21,000 -
Westminster +8 2 - -
Sidcup -4 2 £34,500 -17.85% 1
Enfield -6 2 £21,500 -42.66%
Dagenham -8 2 £27,500 -38.88%
Southall - 2 £23,750 -
Southwark +4 1 £28,500 -43.00%
Chessington +4 1 £23,500 -50.52%
Isleworth +2 1 £37,500 -
Hayes - 1 £25,000 - 1
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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 5546 (43.11%) Windows
2 5144 (39.98%) MS Excel
3 4307 (33.48%) SQL Server
4 3787 (29.43%) SQL
5 3472 (26.99%) Finance
6 3225 (25.07%) .NET
7 3145 (24.44%) Active Directory
8 2701 (20.99%) C#
9 2699 (20.98%) MS Office
10 2481 (19.28%) Agile Software Development
11 2309 (17.95%) VMware
12 1921 (14.93%) Degree
13 1889 (14.68%) MS Exchange
14 1769 (13.75%) ITIL
15 1761 (13.69%) Windows Server 2008
16 1622 (12.61%) Microsoft Certification
17 1612 (12.53%) VMware Infrastructure
18 1600 (12.44%) ASP.NET
19 1489 (11.57%) SharePoint
20 1476 (11.47%) Citrix
21 1460 (11.35%) Windows 7
22 1429 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
23 1428 (11.10%) JavaScript
24 1403 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
25 1402 (10.90%) Cisco
26 1362 (10.59%) Windows Server 2012
27 1338 (10.40%) HTML
28 1261 (9.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
29 1244 (9.67%) MVC
30 1237 (9.61%) Project Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 1889 (14.68%) MS Exchange
2 1489 (11.57%) SharePoint
3 827 (6.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 791 (6.15%) IIS
5 488 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 474 (3.68%) Lync
7 396 (3.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 380 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2007
9 289 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
10 280 (2.18%) SharePoint 2013
11 278 (2.16%) SharePoint 2010
12 191 (1.48%) CMS
13 188 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2003
14 148 (1.15%) SAS
15 141 (1.10%) Apache
16 125 (0.97%) Tomcat
17 85 (0.66%) WebSphere
18 76 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
19 73 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
20 65 (0.51%) WorkSite
Applications
1 5144 (39.98%) MS Excel
2 2699 (20.98%) MS Office
3 529 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 392 (3.05%) MS Visio
5 386 (3.00%) MS Project
6 90 (0.70%) PowerPivot
7 86 (0.67%) InfoPath
8 79 (0.61%) SPSS
9 66 (0.51%) Photoshop
10 43 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
11 33 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 21 (0.16%) FastStats
13 14 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
14 9 (0.070%) AutoCAD
15 8 (0.062%) Adobe Captivate
16 5 (0.039%) Adobe After Effects
17 3 (0.023%) InDesign
17 3 (0.023%) CPLEX
17 3 (0.023%) Revit
17 3 (0.023%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 627 (4.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 155 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
3 66 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
4 59 (0.46%) Dynamics GP
5 42 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
6 40 (0.31%) Northgate Housing
6 40 (0.31%) SAP ERP
7 27 (0.21%) Agresso
8 26 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 24 (0.19%) Markit EDM
10 23 (0.18%) SAP BPC
11 22 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 21 (0.16%) Magento
13 19 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 19 (0.15%) SAP Business One
14 16 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
14 16 (0.12%) thinkFolio
14 16 (0.12%) HFM
15 15 (0.12%) WebTrends
15 15 (0.12%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 815 (6.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 651 (5.06%) Office 365
3 385 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
4 285 (2.22%) SaaS
5 110 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
6 102 (0.79%) Mimecast
7 89 (0.69%) IaaS
8 65 (0.51%) Google Analytics
9 53 (0.41%) PaaS
10 47 (0.37%) Google Apps
11 30 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
12 25 (0.19%) Yammer
13 23 (0.18%) GitHub
14 16 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
15 15 (0.12%) Amazon S3
16 13 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 10 (0.078%) Symantec.cloud
17 10 (0.078%) Google App Engine
18 9 (0.070%) Terremark
19 8 (0.062%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 1010 (7.85%) DNS
1 1010 (7.85%) Firewall
2 862 (6.70%) TCP/IP
3 855 (6.65%) SAN
4 639 (4.97%) LAN
5 620 (4.82%) DHCP
6 610 (4.74%) WAN
7 559 (4.34%) VPN
8 442 (3.44%) Internet
9 379 (2.95%) VoIP
10 219 (1.70%) NAS
11 208 (1.62%) Cisco ASA
12 202 (1.57%) Wireless
13 170 (1.32%) NetScaler
14 166 (1.29%) Network Security
15 155 (1.20%) Intranet
16 143 (1.11%) VLAN
17 130 (1.01%) iSCSI
18 123 (0.96%) Unified Communications
19 113 (0.88%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4307 (33.48%) SQL Server
2 1261 (9.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1220 (9.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1045 (8.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 921 (7.16%) Data Warehouse
6 821 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 551 (4.28%) Relational Database
8 535 (4.16%) SQL Server 2012
9 321 (2.49%) SQL Server 2005
10 298 (2.32%) Big Data
11 275 (2.14%) MySQL
12 249 (1.94%) Oracle Database
13 222 (1.73%) BusinessObjects
14 218 (1.69%) NoSQL
15 217 (1.69%) RDBMS
16 164 (1.27%) MongoDB
17 163 (1.27%) OLAP
18 158 (1.23%) QlikView
19 142 (1.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 123 (0.96%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 738 (5.74%) Visual Studio
2 560 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 307 (2.39%) Subversion
4 298 (2.32%) NUnit
5 242 (1.88%) JIRA
6 231 (1.80%) Git (software)
7 170 (1.32%) Moq
8 152 (1.18%) TeamCity
9 148 (1.15%) Selenium
10 134 (1.04%) Rhino Mocks
11 122 (0.95%) SpecFlow
12 102 (0.79%) MSTest
13 92 (0.72%) MSBuild
14 90 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 70 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
16 67 (0.52%) Jenkins
17 60 (0.47%) MSI
17 60 (0.47%) InstallShield
18 59 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
19 54 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3472 (26.99%) Finance
2 1181 (9.18%) Banking
3 683 (5.31%) Retail
4 592 (4.60%) Marketing
5 565 (4.39%) Legal
6 492 (3.82%) Law
7 460 (3.58%) Telecoms
8 320 (2.49%) Investment Banking
9 310 (2.41%) Back Office
10 292 (2.27%) Advertising
11 286 (2.22%) Front Office
12 222 (1.73%) Publishing
13 188 (1.46%) Financial Institution
14 176 (1.37%) Games
15 123 (0.96%) Manufacturing
16 92 (0.72%) Billing
17 61 (0.47%) Retail Banking
18 45 (0.35%) Multimedia
19 42 (0.33%) French Language
20 37 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2760 (21.45%) Developer
2 2554 (19.85%) Analyst
3 985 (7.66%) Support Analyst
4 921 (7.16%) .NET Developer
5 905 (7.03%) Consultant
6 900 (7.00%) Support Engineer
7 791 (6.15%) Architect
8 632 (4.91%) Administrator
9 531 (4.13%) C# Developer
10 505 (3.93%) Project Manager
11 482 (3.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 454 (3.53%) 2nd Line Support
13 448 (3.48%) Business Analyst
14 444 (3.45%) Senior Developer
15 381 (2.96%) Desktop Support
16 372 (2.89%) IT Support
17 358 (2.78%) DBA
18 345 (2.68%) C# .NET Developer
19 335 (2.60%) Applications Support
20 321 (2.49%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3225 (25.07%) .NET
2 1600 (12.44%) ASP.NET
3 1338 (10.40%) HTML
4 1030 (8.01%) CSS
5 866 (6.73%) WCF
6 852 (6.62%) .NET Framework
7 790 (6.14%) Web Services
8 768 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC
9 726 (5.64%) jQuery
10 722 (5.61%) XML
11 463 (3.60%) WPF
12 429 (3.33%) Ajax
13 371 (2.88%) Entity Framework
14 350 (2.72%) HTML5
15 338 (2.63%) AngularJS
16 306 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
17 290 (2.25%) NHibernate
18 257 (2.00%) REST
19 254 (1.97%) SOAP
20 246 (1.91%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1403 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
2 755 (5.87%) Blackberry
3 729 (5.67%) Computer Science
4 607 (4.72%) Data Centre
5 580 (4.51%) Management Information System
6 428 (3.33%) Clustering
7 320 (2.49%) Hedge funds
8 309 (2.40%) Replication
9 266 (2.07%) Client/Server
10 229 (1.78%) Mathematics
11 197 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
12 189 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
13 175 (1.36%) Visualisation
14 172 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 156 (1.21%) Derivative
16 154 (1.20%) User Experience
17 148 (1.15%) iPhone
18 143 (1.11%) Fixed Income
19 141 (1.10%) Data Integration
20 136 (1.06%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5546 (43.11%) Windows
2 1761 (13.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1460 (11.35%) Windows 7
4 1362 (10.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 988 (7.68%) Linux
6 905 (7.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 613 (4.76%) Windows XP
8 612 (4.76%) Windows 8
9 430 (3.34%) UNIX
10 354 (2.75%) Android
11 325 (2.53%) Apple iOS
12 286 (2.22%) Mac OS X
13 190 (1.48%) Windows Vista
14 161 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 90 (0.70%) CentOS
16 72 (0.56%) Debian
17 66 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
18 65 (0.51%) Solaris
19 54 (0.42%) Mac OS
20 39 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2481 (19.28%) Agile Software Development
2 1769 (13.75%) ITIL
3 1429 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1244 (9.67%) MVC
5 1237 (9.61%) Project Management
6 1075 (8.36%) CRM
6 1075 (8.36%) Scrum
7 933 (7.25%) TDD
8 662 (5.15%) OO
9 617 (4.80%) PRINCE2
10 606 (4.71%) ETL
11 597 (4.64%) Analytics
12 540 (4.20%) Service Delivery
13 532 (4.13%) Migration
14 505 (3.93%) Service Management
15 500 (3.89%) SDLC
16 484 (3.76%) E-Commerce
17 472 (3.67%) Mentoring
18 446 (3.47%) Continuous Integration
19 442 (3.44%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3787 (29.43%) SQL
2 2701 (20.99%) C#
3 1428 (11.10%) JavaScript
4 1046 (8.13%) T-SQL
5 788 (6.12%) PowerShell
6 701 (5.45%) Java
7 305 (2.37%) VB
8 269 (2.09%) C
9 238 (1.85%) C++
10 210 (1.63%) VBA
11 209 (1.62%) Python
12 200 (1.55%) VB.NET
13 192 (1.49%) Perl
14 136 (1.06%) PL/SQL
15 132 (1.03%) PHP
16 106 (0.82%) VBScript
17 74 (0.58%) Shell Script
18 70 (0.54%) Ruby
19 57 (0.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 57 (0.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1921 (14.93%) Degree
2 1622 (12.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 859 (6.68%) MCSE
4 473 (3.68%) Cisco Certification
5 438 (3.40%) MCITP
6 433 (3.37%) MCP
7 369 (2.87%) CCNA
8 350 (2.72%) MCSA
9 254 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 242 (1.88%) Security Cleared
11 190 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
12 180 (1.40%) MCTS
13 148 (1.15%) CCNP
14 143 (1.11%) SC Cleared
15 134 (1.04%) ISEB
16 104 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
17 103 (0.80%) PMI Certification
18 94 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 89 (0.69%) DV Cleared
20 79 (0.61%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 649 (5.04%) SLA
2 638 (4.96%) QA
3 101 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 81 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 64 (0.50%) Data Quality
6 55 (0.43%) COBIT
7 40 (0.31%) ISO 9001
8 25 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 21 (0.16%) EMIR
10 20 (0.16%) PMBOK
10 20 (0.16%) MiFID
11 13 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
12 8 (0.062%) Solvency II
12 8 (0.062%) ISO 9000
13 3 (0.023%) BS7799
13 3 (0.023%) BS25999
13 3 (0.023%) P3O
14 2 (0.016%) AIFMD
14 2 (0.016%) ISO 14001
15 1 (0.008%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 3145 (24.44%) Active Directory
2 1612 (12.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 829 (6.44%) Hyper-V
4 514 (4.00%) XenApp
5 420 (3.26%) vSphere
6 221 (1.72%) VMware ESX
7 211 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
8 201 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
9 195 (1.52%) XenDesktop
10 126 (0.98%) Terminal Services
11 113 (0.88%) XenServer
12 68 (0.53%) Terminal Server
13 64 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
14 56 (0.44%) UAG
15 53 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 45 (0.35%) vCloud
17 44 (0.34%) Xen
17 44 (0.34%) VMware Server
18 40 (0.31%) EMC RecoverPoint
19 39 (0.30%) NFS
Systems Management
1 704 (5.47%) SCCM
2 332 (2.58%) SCOM
3 135 (1.05%) Backup Exec
4 120 (0.93%) WSUS
5 114 (0.89%) Puppet
6 96 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
7 88 (0.68%) Nagios
8 76 (0.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 76 (0.59%) Tivoli
9 68 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
10 63 (0.49%) AirWatch
11 59 (0.46%) NetBackup
12 54 (0.42%) SCVMM
13 43 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
14 41 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
15 39 (0.30%) OpenView
16 33 (0.26%) Cacti
16 33 (0.26%) Ansible
17 32 (0.25%) SCOrch
17 32 (0.25%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2309 (17.95%) VMware
2 1476 (11.47%) Citrix
3 1402 (10.90%) Cisco
4 1162 (9.03%) Oracle
5 861 (6.69%) HP
6 453 (3.52%) SAP
7 446 (3.47%) IBM
8 392 (3.05%) Apple
9 353 (2.74%) Dell
10 339 (2.63%) Symantec
11 333 (2.59%) NetApp
12 330 (2.56%) EMC
13 271 (2.11%) Bloomberg
14 233 (1.81%) Juniper
15 229 (1.78%) Red Hat
16 204 (1.59%) Adobe
17 182 (1.41%) Google
18 176 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
19 175 (1.36%) Avaya
20 169 (1.31%) Tableau
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Networking People
Salary: package
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + brilliant bonuses and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per day + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £28k + pkg
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: To £25k + pkg
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Commission
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum bonus (10-20%), Health, Pension etc.
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k-£55k+benefits, progession +package
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum + good bonus (10-20%) + health + pen
Posted: 2 hours ago
East London
JM
Salary: £60000 - £800000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Eames Consulting
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £43,000-£55,000+ COMPETITIVE package
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Netstar IT Solutions
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Coal Intelligent Technology Limited
Salary: Package and Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Ferrari Healy
Posted: 4 hours ago