The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the London region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 12 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 7150 6494 7013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 14.41% 14.29% 12.50%
As % of the Vendors category 30.78% 30.24% 26.55%
Number of salaries quoted 6188 5589 6180
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23227 21475 26417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.80% 47.25% 47.10%
Number of salaries quoted 19113 17719 22622
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,475 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +5 1779 £50,000 - 294
Croydon +2 61 £44,000 -0.84% 2
Kingston Upon Thames -4 52 £38,000 -5.00% 2
Docklands, London +10 33 £52,500 -16.00% 2
Harrow 0 33 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Uxbridge -4 30 £35,000 -26.31% 4
Canary Wharf +17 24 £42,500 -53.42%
Twickenham +4 22 £36,000 -4.00% 2
Bromley -15 22 £45,000 - 3
Wimbledon -6 17 £41,250 -8.33% 1
Sidcup +12 14 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Hammersmith -2 14 £35,000 -15.15% 1
Ilford - 13 £40,000 - 1
Ealing +9 10 £37,457 -21.14%
Barnet -1 10 £34,500 +15.00% 2
Chiswick -3 10 £40,000 -18.78%
Hounslow -14 9 £48,000 +3.78% 2
Brentford +13 8 £32,500 -30.48% 1
West Drayton +3 8 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Westminster -9 8 £40,000 -23.07%
Chessington +2 7 £21,250 -1.16% 1
Romford -2 7 £47,500 -
Surbiton -5 6 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Upminster - 6 £29,000 - 1
Enfield +6 5 £55,000 +74.60% 3
Hackney -3 5 £35,000 +7.03%
Clapham -5 5 - -
Hayes -3 4 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Wembley -3 4 £47,500 +95.87% 2
Beckenham -7 3 £29,000 -10.76%
Worcester Park - 3 £45,000 -
Ruislip - 3 £21,500 -
Isleworth +4 2 £51,250 +36.66%
Stanmore +1 2 £33,000 +17.85%
Erith 0 2 - -
Bexleyheath - 2 £42,500 -
Feltham +12 1 £75,000 +109.79%
Edgware +6 1 £21,000 -58.00%
Teddington +5 1 £35,000 +16.66%
Bexley +1 1 - -
Barking - 1 £19,000 -
Finchley - 1 £38,500 -
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England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5542 (42.01%) MS Excel
2 5242 (39.74%) Windows
3 4682 (35.49%) SQL Server
4 4039 (30.62%) .NET
5 3992 (30.26%) SQL
6 3629 (27.51%) Finance
7 3389 (25.69%) C#
8 2959 (22.43%) Active Directory
9 2346 (17.78%) MS Office
10 2220 (16.83%) Degree
11 2195 (16.64%) VMware
12 2101 (15.93%) Microsoft Certification
13 2075 (15.73%) ASP.NET
14 2011 (15.25%) SharePoint
15 1920 (14.56%) MS Exchange
16 1890 (14.33%) Windows Server 2008
17 1548 (11.74%) ITIL
18 1526 (11.57%) VMware Infrastructure
19 1523 (11.55%) HTML
20 1502 (11.39%) JavaScript
21 1453 (11.02%) Citrix
22 1409 (10.68%) Business Intelligence
23 1392 (10.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 1366 (10.36%) MVC
25 1336 (10.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 1334 (10.11%) Project Management
27 1309 (9.92%) SQL Server 2008
28 1253 (9.50%) Agile Software Development
29 1247 (9.45%) Windows Server 2003
30 1222 (9.26%) Windows 7

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2011 (15.25%) SharePoint
2 1920 (14.56%) MS Exchange
3 1091 (8.27%) IIS
4 918 (6.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 473 (3.59%) Lync
6 470 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 460 (3.49%) SharePoint 2010
8 374 (2.84%) SharePoint 2013
9 368 (2.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 351 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2003
11 322 (2.44%) CMS
12 317 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2013
13 260 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
14 224 (1.70%) SharePoint Server
15 182 (1.38%) Apache
16 152 (1.15%) Tomcat
17 124 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
18 97 (0.74%) WebSphere
19 96 (0.73%) Umbraco
20 89 (0.67%) SAS
Applications
1 5542 (42.01%) MS Excel
2 2346 (17.78%) MS Office
3 546 (4.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 386 (2.93%) MS Project
5 327 (2.48%) MS Visio
6 64 (0.49%) PowerPivot
7 61 (0.46%) Photoshop
8 55 (0.42%) InfoPath
9 33 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
10 29 (0.22%) SPSS
11 23 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
12 16 (0.12%) Acrobat
13 14 (0.11%) InDesign
14 7 (0.053%) AutoCAD
15 6 (0.045%) Final Cut Pro
15 6 (0.045%) Maya
16 5 (0.038%) Open Workbench
17 4 (0.030%) Adobe After Effects
17 4 (0.030%) Fireworks
18 3 (0.023%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 642 (4.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 228 (1.73%) Dynamics AX
3 71 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
4 63 (0.48%) Markit EDM
5 40 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
6 37 (0.28%) SunGard AvantGard
6 37 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
7 36 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
8 33 (0.25%) Google Analytics
9 26 (0.20%) SAP Business One
10 25 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
11 21 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 20 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
13 19 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
13 19 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
13 19 (0.14%) SAP BPC
13 19 (0.14%) Fredhopper
14 18 (0.14%) SalesLogix
15 17 (0.13%) Temenos T24
15 17 (0.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 403 (3.06%) Office 365
2 326 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 196 (1.49%) SaaS
4 182 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
5 96 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
6 90 (0.68%) IaaS
7 43 (0.33%) PaaS
8 24 (0.18%) GitHub
9 21 (0.16%) Google App Engine
10 20 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
11 18 (0.14%) Google Apps
12 16 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
13 7 (0.053%) Basecamp
14 4 (0.030%) Force.com
15 3 (0.023%) Taleo
15 3 (0.023%) Amazon S3
16 2 (0.015%) Route 53
16 2 (0.015%) Amazon SQS
16 2 (0.015%) MailChimp
16 2 (0.015%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1061 (8.04%) DNS
2 902 (6.84%) TCP/IP
3 872 (6.61%) Firewall
4 826 (6.26%) SAN
5 664 (5.03%) DHCP
6 650 (4.93%) LAN
7 649 (4.92%) WAN
8 636 (4.82%) Internet
9 519 (3.93%) VPN
10 275 (2.08%) VoIP
11 255 (1.93%) Intranet
12 254 (1.93%) Wireless
13 250 (1.90%) NAS
14 209 (1.58%) HTTP
15 157 (1.19%) SSL
16 140 (1.06%) Unified Communications
17 133 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
18 118 (0.89%) Network Security
19 117 (0.89%) LDAP
20 110 (0.83%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4682 (35.49%) SQL Server
2 1392 (10.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1336 (10.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1309 (9.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 944 (7.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 840 (6.37%) Data Warehouse
7 779 (5.91%) SQL Server 2005
8 604 (4.58%) SQL Server 2012
9 453 (3.43%) Relational Database
10 312 (2.37%) MySQL
11 285 (2.16%) OLAP
12 230 (1.74%) Oracle Database
13 227 (1.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 224 (1.70%) Big Data
15 210 (1.59%) RDBMS
16 159 (1.21%) QlikView
17 154 (1.17%) SQL Server 2000
18 149 (1.13%) NoSQL
19 138 (1.05%) MS Access
20 135 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 941 (7.13%) Visual Studio
2 692 (5.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 287 (2.18%) NUnit
4 268 (2.03%) Subversion
5 202 (1.53%) JIRA
6 174 (1.32%) Git (software)
7 154 (1.17%) Selenium
8 148 (1.12%) Moq
9 138 (1.05%) Rhino Mocks
10 131 (0.99%) TeamCity
11 119 (0.90%) SpecFlow
12 114 (0.86%) Cucumber
13 96 (0.73%) MSBuild
14 87 (0.66%) Maven
15 86 (0.65%) Jenkins
16 85 (0.64%) JUnit
17 64 (0.49%) Hudson
18 61 (0.46%) ReSharper
19 60 (0.45%) MSTest
20 57 (0.43%) Eclipse
General
1 3629 (27.51%) Finance
2 1023 (7.76%) Banking
3 618 (4.69%) Marketing
4 560 (4.25%) Retail
5 513 (3.89%) Law
6 398 (3.02%) Legal
7 372 (2.82%) Advertising
8 351 (2.66%) Telecoms
9 349 (2.65%) Investment Banking
10 273 (2.07%) Front Office
11 243 (1.84%) Games
12 200 (1.52%) Financial Institution
13 183 (1.39%) Back Office
14 175 (1.33%) Publishing
15 105 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
16 66 (0.50%) Manufacturing
17 52 (0.39%) French Language
18 51 (0.39%) German Language
18 51 (0.39%) Billing
19 47 (0.36%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3248 (24.62%) Developer
2 2437 (18.47%) Analyst
3 1249 (9.47%) Consultant
4 1025 (7.77%) .NET Developer
5 945 (7.16%) Support Analyst
6 819 (6.21%) Architect
7 761 (5.77%) C# Developer
8 709 (5.37%) Support Engineer
9 617 (4.68%) Senior Developer
10 578 (4.38%) Administrator
11 542 (4.11%) Project Manager
12 516 (3.91%) C# .NET Developer
13 460 (3.49%) Business Analyst
14 349 (2.65%) IT Support
15 344 (2.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 336 (2.55%) Desktop Support
16 336 (2.55%) DBA
17 331 (2.51%) 2nd Line Support
18 325 (2.46%) SQL Developer
19 299 (2.27%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4039 (30.62%) .NET
2 2075 (15.73%) ASP.NET
3 1523 (11.55%) HTML
4 1166 (8.84%) CSS
5 973 (7.38%) .NET Framework
6 961 (7.29%) XML
7 955 (7.24%) Web Services
8 901 (6.83%) ASP.NET MVC
9 889 (6.74%) WCF
10 875 (6.63%) jQuery
11 566 (4.29%) WPF
12 504 (3.82%) HTML5
13 464 (3.52%) Ajax
14 342 (2.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 327 (2.48%) NHibernate
16 290 (2.20%) REST
17 283 (2.15%) COM
18 276 (2.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 253 (1.92%) WinForms
20 245 (1.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 839 (6.36%) Computer Science
2 757 (5.74%) Blackberry
3 483 (3.66%) Management Information System
4 413 (3.13%) Clustering
5 347 (2.63%) Hedge funds
6 320 (2.43%) Replication
7 308 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
8 256 (1.94%) Open Source
9 236 (1.79%) Mathematics
10 217 (1.65%) Client/Server
11 207 (1.57%) Mobile App
12 161 (1.22%) iPhone
13 115 (0.87%) Social Media
14 113 (0.86%) iPad
15 112 (0.85%) Derivative
16 102 (0.77%) Tandem
17 101 (0.77%) Data Integration
18 99 (0.75%) Statistics
19 97 (0.74%) N-Tier
19 97 (0.74%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 5242 (39.74%) Windows
2 1890 (14.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1247 (9.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1222 (9.26%) Windows 7
5 985 (7.47%) Linux
6 861 (6.53%) Windows XP
7 689 (5.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 392 (2.97%) UNIX
9 387 (2.93%) Windows 8
10 293 (2.22%) Android
11 279 (2.12%) Apple iOS
12 219 (1.66%) Mac OS X
13 159 (1.21%) Windows Vista
14 124 (0.94%) Solaris
15 88 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 84 (0.64%) Mac OS
17 67 (0.51%) Windows 2000
18 66 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
19 58 (0.44%) CentOS
20 40 (0.30%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1548 (11.74%) ITIL
2 1409 (10.68%) Business Intelligence
3 1366 (10.36%) MVC
4 1334 (10.11%) Project Management
5 1253 (9.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1090 (8.26%) CRM
7 1075 (8.15%) Scrum
8 1003 (7.60%) TDD
9 762 (5.78%) E-Commerce
10 715 (5.42%) OO
11 630 (4.78%) ETL
12 606 (4.59%) Migration
13 592 (4.49%) PRINCE2
14 575 (4.36%) Software Engineering
15 460 (3.49%) Business Analysis
16 455 (3.45%) Service Delivery
17 451 (3.42%) Change Management
18 439 (3.33%) Web Development
19 433 (3.28%) Unit Testing
20 393 (2.98%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3992 (30.26%) SQL
2 3389 (25.69%) C#
3 1502 (11.39%) JavaScript
4 1156 (8.76%) T-SQL
5 1016 (7.70%) PowerShell
6 876 (6.64%) Java
7 455 (3.45%) VB
8 393 (2.98%) C++
9 304 (2.30%) C
10 295 (2.24%) VB.NET
11 283 (2.15%) VBA
12 268 (2.03%) Ruby
13 248 (1.88%) PHP
14 247 (1.87%) Perl
15 246 (1.86%) VBScript
16 240 (1.82%) Python
17 128 (0.97%) PL/SQL
18 112 (0.85%) Shell Script
19 71 (0.54%) F#
20 67 (0.51%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2220 (16.83%) Degree
2 2101 (15.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 893 (6.77%) MCSE
4 627 (4.75%) MCITP
5 548 (4.15%) MCP
6 377 (2.86%) MCTS
7 355 (2.69%) MCSA
8 349 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
9 257 (1.95%) CCNA
10 252 (1.91%) MCSD
11 236 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 192 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
13 191 (1.45%) MCAD
14 171 (1.30%) ISEB
15 126 (0.96%) Security Cleared
16 121 (0.92%) CCNP
17 107 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
18 100 (0.76%) PMI Certification
19 90 (0.68%) SC Cleared
20 79 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 752 (5.70%) QA
2 438 (3.32%) SLA
3 84 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 73 (0.55%) ISO 9001
5 35 (0.27%) Data Quality
6 28 (0.21%) Basel III
7 21 (0.16%) PCI DSS
8 18 (0.14%) EMIR
9 16 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
10 10 (0.076%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 9 (0.068%) COBIT
11 9 (0.068%) Solvency II
12 7 (0.053%) Basel II
13 6 (0.045%) COREP
13 6 (0.045%) FINREP
13 6 (0.045%) P3O
14 5 (0.038%) HL7
14 5 (0.038%) CRD IV
15 4 (0.030%) MiFID
15 4 (0.030%) TickIT
System Software
1 2959 (22.43%) Active Directory
2 1526 (11.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 642 (4.87%) Hyper-V
4 607 (4.60%) XenApp
5 412 (3.12%) vSphere
6 314 (2.38%) VMware ESX
7 271 (2.05%) XenDesktop
8 207 (1.57%) XenServer
9 179 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
10 140 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
11 135 (1.02%) Terminal Services
12 80 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
13 60 (0.45%) UAG
14 56 (0.42%) MetaFrame
15 43 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 43 (0.33%) vCloud
16 42 (0.32%) VMware Server
17 40 (0.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 39 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
19 38 (0.29%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 607 (4.60%) SCCM
2 330 (2.50%) SCOM
3 165 (1.25%) Puppet
4 164 (1.24%) WSUS
5 156 (1.18%) Backup Exec
6 134 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
7 122 (0.92%) NetBackup
8 101 (0.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 98 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
10 93 (0.71%) Nagios
11 55 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
12 48 (0.36%) Tivoli
12 48 (0.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 42 (0.32%) SCVMM
14 39 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
14 39 (0.30%) HP SIM
15 35 (0.27%) Cacti
16 34 (0.26%) SolarWinds Orion
17 33 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 30 (0.23%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2195 (16.64%) VMware
2 1453 (11.02%) Citrix
3 1122 (8.51%) Oracle
4 1119 (8.48%) Cisco
5 738 (5.59%) HP
6 411 (3.12%) Symantec
7 396 (3.00%) SAP
8 394 (2.99%) IBM
9 354 (2.68%) EMC
10 292 (2.21%) NetApp
11 289 (2.19%) Apple
12 287 (2.18%) Dell
13 242 (1.83%) Business Objects
14 226 (1.71%) Bloomberg
15 202 (1.53%) Cognos
16 187 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
17 183 (1.39%) Reuters
18 179 (1.36%) Sitecore
19 173 (1.31%) Google
20 144 (1.09%) Lotus
London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Generous Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Generous Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
London
Morgan Smith & Partners
Salary: From £34,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent package and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Morgan Smith & Partners
Salary: From £33,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Morgan Smith & Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday