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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6577 7101 6589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 14.77% 14.42% 14.37%
As % of the Vendors category 31.60% 30.89% 30.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5638 6143 5692
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,316 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £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
20815 22990 21624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.76% 46.70% 47.16%
Number of salaries quoted 17446 18890 17873
Average salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +2 1624 £50,000 - 336
Docklands, London +4 57 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Croydon +7 56 £25,500 -42.69% 4
Kingston Upon Thames +2 55 £55,000 +37.50% 7
Uxbridge +5 53 £27,000 -22.85% 3
Canary Wharf +13 46 £65,000 +48.57%
Wimbledon +5 32 £40,000 -5.88%
Chiswick +13 24 £38,750 -8.82%
Ealing 0 16 £67,500 +80.20%
Harrow -3 16 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Bromley +6 13 £32,750 -27.22% 2
Chessington -3 13 £24,000 +16.36% 1
Twickenham -7 12 £32,500 -14.47%
Surbiton +10 11 £32,500 -27.77%
Mayfair - 11 £40,000 -
Beckenham +7 10 £39,750 +50.00%
Barnet 0 8 £47,500 +37.68% 1
Romford 0 8 £27,500 -45.00% 2
Ilford 0 7 £30,750 -23.12%
Brentford -8 7 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Hillingdon - 7 £27,500 -
Enfield -3 6 £24,750 -55.00% 4
Teddington +9 5 £42,500 +21.42%
Wembley +2 5 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Hammersmith -16 5 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Feltham -4 4 £27,500 -63.33%
Hounslow +10 3 £35,000 -27.08% 1
Westminster +6 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Mitcham - 3 £30,000 -
Southwark - 3 £41,000 - 1
Finchley -1 2 £42,500 +10.38%
Orpington - 2 £45,000 - 1
Upminster +3 1 £37,500 +29.31%
Bexley +1 1 £28,500 -
Hayes 0 1 - - 4
Stanmore 0 1 £31,500 -4.54%
Isleworth -5 1 £37,500 -26.82% 1
West Drayton -9 1 £24,000 -52.00%
Sidcup -13 1 £26,500 -47.00% 1
Southall - 1 £25,000 -
Pinner - 1 £47,000 -
Morden - 1 - -
Coulsdon - 1 £24,000 -
Dagenham - 1 £31,250 -
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5826 (44.35%) Windows
2 5413 (41.21%) MS Excel
3 4342 (33.05%) SQL Server
4 3783 (28.80%) SQL
5 3582 (27.27%) Finance
6 3458 (26.32%) Active Directory
7 3152 (24.00%) .NET
8 2901 (22.08%) MS Office
9 2612 (19.88%) C#
10 2476 (18.85%) VMware
11 2234 (17.01%) Agile Software Development
12 2105 (16.02%) MS Exchange
13 1937 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
14 1916 (14.59%) ITIL
15 1901 (14.47%) Degree
16 1849 (14.08%) Microsoft Certification
17 1765 (13.44%) VMware Infrastructure
18 1605 (12.22%) Windows 7
19 1592 (12.12%) SharePoint
20 1558 (11.86%) Citrix
21 1526 (11.62%) Cisco
22 1503 (11.44%) ASP.NET
23 1432 (10.90%) Windows Server 2012
24 1418 (10.79%) Business Intelligence
25 1399 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
26 1391 (10.59%) JavaScript
27 1248 (9.50%) HTML
28 1238 (9.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
29 1198 (9.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
30 1190 (9.06%) Banking

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2105 (16.02%) MS Exchange
2 1592 (12.12%) SharePoint
3 968 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 831 (6.33%) IIS
5 672 (5.12%) Lync
6 522 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2013
7 477 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 388 (2.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 331 (2.52%) SharePoint 2010
10 327 (2.49%) SharePoint 2013
11 251 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2003
12 234 (1.78%) CMS
13 233 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
14 166 (1.26%) Apache
15 164 (1.25%) Tomcat
16 158 (1.20%) SAS
17 116 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
18 103 (0.78%) WebSphere
19 84 (0.64%) Umbraco
20 83 (0.63%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 5413 (41.21%) MS Excel
2 2901 (22.08%) MS Office
3 542 (4.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 399 (3.04%) MS Project
5 384 (2.92%) MS Visio
6 86 (0.65%) InfoPath
7 70 (0.53%) SPSS
8 64 (0.49%) PowerPivot
9 60 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
10 52 (0.40%) Photoshop
11 28 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 17 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
13 14 (0.11%) AutoCAD
14 9 (0.069%) Adobe Captivate
15 8 (0.061%) Acrobat
16 6 (0.046%) FastStats
17 5 (0.038%) InDesign
18 4 (0.030%) Adobe After Effects
18 4 (0.030%) CPLEX
19 3 (0.023%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 657 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 160 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
3 66 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
4 56 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
5 46 (0.35%) SAP ERP
6 45 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
7 25 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 25 (0.19%) Sophis RISQUE
8 23 (0.18%) SAP SD
8 23 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
9 22 (0.17%) Agresso
9 22 (0.17%) Towers Watson Igloo
10 21 (0.16%) thinkFolio
11 20 (0.15%) Cognos Planning
12 18 (0.14%) Magento
12 18 (0.14%) Markit EDM
13 16 (0.12%) SAP BPC
13 16 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 16 (0.12%) SAP CRM
14 14 (0.11%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 762 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 697 (5.31%) Office 365
3 370 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
4 277 (2.11%) SaaS
5 127 (0.97%) IaaS
6 126 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
7 80 (0.61%) PaaS
8 75 (0.57%) Mimecast
9 61 (0.46%) Google Analytics
10 60 (0.46%) Google Apps
11 33 (0.25%) GitHub
12 30 (0.23%) Yammer
13 26 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
14 25 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
15 13 (0.099%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 13 (0.099%) Terremark
16 10 (0.076%) Google Cloud Platform
17 8 (0.061%) Amazon S3
18 7 (0.053%) Taleo
18 7 (0.053%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1177 (8.96%) Firewall
2 1121 (8.53%) DNS
3 938 (7.14%) SAN
4 864 (6.58%) TCP/IP
5 748 (5.69%) LAN
6 739 (5.63%) WAN
7 703 (5.35%) VPN
8 678 (5.16%) DHCP
9 614 (4.67%) Internet
10 369 (2.81%) VoIP
11 237 (1.80%) Wireless
12 194 (1.48%) NAS
13 190 (1.45%) Network Security
14 183 (1.39%) Intranet
15 180 (1.37%) NetScaler
16 177 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
17 162 (1.23%) iSCSI
17 162 (1.23%) VLAN
18 154 (1.17%) HTTP
19 148 (1.13%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4342 (33.05%) SQL Server
2 1238 (9.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1198 (9.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1099 (8.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 875 (6.66%) Data Warehouse
6 772 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 557 (4.24%) SQL Server 2012
8 507 (3.86%) Relational Database
9 433 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
10 313 (2.38%) MySQL
11 231 (1.76%) Big Data
12 226 (1.72%) Oracle Database
13 220 (1.67%) RDBMS
14 199 (1.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 186 (1.42%) OLAP
16 165 (1.26%) NoSQL
17 159 (1.21%) QlikView
18 152 (1.16%) MongoDB
19 117 (0.89%) Data Mining
20 115 (0.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 729 (5.55%) Visual Studio
2 490 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 292 (2.22%) NUnit
4 270 (2.06%) Subversion
5 198 (1.51%) JIRA
6 169 (1.29%) Git (software)
7 134 (1.02%) Moq
8 132 (1.00%) TeamCity
9 129 (0.98%) Rhino Mocks
10 100 (0.76%) Selenium
11 99 (0.75%) SpecFlow
12 84 (0.64%) MSTest
13 62 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 59 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 58 (0.44%) Jenkins
16 56 (0.43%) Eclipse
17 52 (0.40%) ReSharper
18 51 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
18 51 (0.39%) MSBuild
19 50 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3582 (27.27%) Finance
2 1190 (9.06%) Banking
3 719 (5.47%) Retail
4 646 (4.92%) Marketing
5 562 (4.28%) Legal
6 537 (4.09%) Law
7 471 (3.59%) Advertising
8 424 (3.23%) Telecoms
9 353 (2.69%) Investment Banking
10 302 (2.30%) Front Office
11 255 (1.94%) Back Office
12 192 (1.46%) Financial Institution
13 162 (1.23%) Games
14 160 (1.22%) Publishing
15 157 (1.20%) Manufacturing
16 124 (0.94%) Billing
17 66 (0.50%) Retail Banking
18 42 (0.32%) Spanish Language
19 41 (0.31%) French Language
20 33 (0.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2767 (21.06%) Developer
2 2743 (20.88%) Analyst
3 1108 (8.43%) Consultant
4 1104 (8.40%) Support Analyst
5 966 (7.35%) Support Engineer
6 854 (6.50%) .NET Developer
7 795 (6.05%) Architect
8 594 (4.52%) Administrator
9 564 (4.29%) C# Developer
10 494 (3.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 488 (3.71%) Project Manager
12 475 (3.62%) 2nd Line Support
13 474 (3.61%) Senior Developer
14 435 (3.31%) IT Support
15 431 (3.28%) Business Analyst
16 418 (3.18%) Desktop Support
17 360 (2.74%) Applications Support
18 358 (2.73%) DBA
19 351 (2.67%) C# .NET Developer
20 314 (2.39%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3152 (24.00%) .NET
2 1503 (11.44%) ASP.NET
3 1248 (9.50%) HTML
4 932 (7.10%) CSS
5 867 (6.60%) .NET Framework
6 748 (5.69%) Web Services
7 697 (5.31%) WCF
7 697 (5.31%) jQuery
8 667 (5.08%) XML
9 620 (4.72%) ASP.NET MVC
10 487 (3.71%) Ajax
11 426 (3.24%) HTML5
12 425 (3.24%) WPF
13 316 (2.41%) Entity Framework
14 288 (2.19%) SOAP
15 257 (1.96%) REST
16 253 (1.93%) AngularJS
17 209 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web API
17 209 (1.59%) WinForms
18 203 (1.55%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1399 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
2 739 (5.63%) Blackberry
3 638 (4.86%) Computer Science
4 524 (3.99%) Management Information System
5 471 (3.59%) Clustering
6 300 (2.28%) Hedge funds
7 298 (2.27%) Replication
8 257 (1.96%) Client/Server
9 199 (1.51%) Mathematics
10 194 (1.48%) Visualisation
11 178 (1.36%) iPhone
11 178 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
12 177 (1.35%) Open Source
13 171 (1.30%) Mobile App
14 161 (1.23%) Fixed Income
15 160 (1.22%) Statistics
16 157 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
17 156 (1.19%) User Experience
17 156 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 141 (1.07%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5826 (44.35%) Windows
2 1937 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 1605 (12.22%) Windows 7
4 1432 (10.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 1012 (7.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 996 (7.58%) Linux
7 710 (5.40%) Windows XP
8 674 (5.13%) Windows 8
9 387 (2.95%) UNIX
10 303 (2.31%) Android
11 297 (2.26%) Apple iOS
12 260 (1.98%) Mac OS X
13 218 (1.66%) Windows Vista
14 156 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 114 (0.87%) Solaris
16 110 (0.84%) CentOS
17 64 (0.49%) Mac OS
18 44 (0.33%) Debian
19 42 (0.32%) Ubuntu
20 41 (0.31%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2234 (17.01%) Agile Software Development
2 1916 (14.59%) ITIL
3 1418 (10.79%) Business Intelligence
4 1186 (9.03%) Project Management
5 1139 (8.67%) MVC
6 1074 (8.18%) CRM
7 924 (7.03%) Scrum
8 824 (6.27%) TDD
9 663 (5.05%) OO
10 603 (4.59%) ETL
11 599 (4.56%) Service Delivery
12 586 (4.46%) PRINCE2
13 576 (4.38%) Migration
14 503 (3.83%) E-Commerce
15 495 (3.77%) Analytics
15 495 (3.77%) Mentoring
16 487 (3.71%) Service Management
17 470 (3.58%) Change Management
18 468 (3.56%) Business Analysis
19 443 (3.37%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3783 (28.80%) SQL
2 2612 (19.88%) C#
3 1391 (10.59%) JavaScript
4 1078 (8.21%) T-SQL
5 774 (5.89%) PowerShell
6 708 (5.39%) Java
7 329 (2.50%) VB
8 272 (2.07%) VBA
9 246 (1.87%) C++
10 233 (1.77%) VB.NET
11 228 (1.74%) C
12 210 (1.60%) Perl
13 193 (1.47%) Python
14 153 (1.16%) PHP
15 122 (0.93%) VBScript
16 118 (0.90%) PL/SQL
17 102 (0.78%) Ruby
18 79 (0.60%) Bash Shell
19 52 (0.40%) ABAP
20 50 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1901 (14.47%) Degree
2 1849 (14.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1081 (8.23%) MCSE
4 567 (4.32%) Cisco Certification
5 552 (4.20%) MCITP
6 541 (4.12%) MCP
7 440 (3.35%) MCSA
8 439 (3.34%) CCNA
9 319 (2.43%) Security Cleared
10 281 (2.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 260 (1.98%) MCTS
12 226 (1.72%) SC Cleared
13 188 (1.43%) CCNP
14 180 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
15 149 (1.13%) Citrix Certification
16 137 (1.04%) ISEB
17 113 (0.86%) CCA
18 92 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 84 (0.64%) DV Cleared
20 81 (0.62%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 663 (5.05%) SLA
2 564 (4.29%) QA
3 102 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 80 (0.61%) ISO 9001
5 57 (0.43%) PCI DSS
6 55 (0.42%) Data Quality
7 43 (0.33%) COBIT
8 22 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 17 (0.13%) PMBOK
10 13 (0.099%) HL7
11 10 (0.076%) Solvency II
12 8 (0.061%) ISO 9000
13 7 (0.053%) Basel II
14 5 (0.038%) EMIR
15 4 (0.030%) GAAP
16 3 (0.023%) COREP
16 3 (0.023%) FINREP
16 3 (0.023%) P3O
17 2 (0.015%) AIFMD
17 2 (0.015%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3458 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 1765 (13.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 963 (7.33%) Hyper-V
4 602 (4.58%) XenApp
5 508 (3.87%) vSphere
6 284 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
7 251 (1.91%) XenDesktop
8 225 (1.71%) VMware ESX
9 184 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
10 164 (1.25%) XenServer
11 137 (1.04%) Terminal Services
12 74 (0.56%) Terminal Server
13 70 (0.53%) VMware Server
14 64 (0.49%) Xen
15 62 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 61 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
17 57 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 46 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
19 45 (0.34%) NFS
20 43 (0.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 758 (5.77%) SCCM
2 445 (3.39%) SCOM
3 160 (1.22%) Backup Exec
4 150 (1.14%) WSUS
5 112 (0.85%) Nagios
6 96 (0.73%) Puppet
7 89 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
8 78 (0.59%) Tivoli
9 73 (0.56%) NetBackup
10 71 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
10 71 (0.54%) SCVMM
11 51 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
12 49 (0.37%) SCOrch
13 46 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 44 (0.33%) FortiGate
15 42 (0.32%) OpenView
16 39 (0.30%) Cacti
17 38 (0.29%) AirWatch
18 33 (0.25%) XenMobile
19 32 (0.24%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2476 (18.85%) VMware
2 1558 (11.86%) Citrix
3 1526 (11.62%) Cisco
4 1024 (7.80%) Oracle
5 858 (6.53%) HP
6 454 (3.46%) SAP
7 452 (3.44%) Apple
8 400 (3.05%) NetApp
9 391 (2.98%) Dell
10 377 (2.87%) EMC
11 371 (2.82%) IBM
12 363 (2.76%) Symantec
13 265 (2.02%) Red Hat
13 265 (2.02%) Bloomberg
14 243 (1.85%) Juniper
15 195 (1.48%) Adobe
16 188 (1.43%) Google
17 184 (1.40%) Business Objects
18 182 (1.39%) Avaya
19 176 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
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