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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 10 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6430 6170 6772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 14.18% 13.88% 13.42%
As % of the Vendors category 30.62% 30.08% 28.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5473 5390 5874
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
21001 20515 23666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.33% 46.17% 46.89%
Number of salaries quoted 17311 17113 20214
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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
(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 1772 £50,000 - 322
Kingston Upon Thames 0 64 £45,000 +28.57% 6
Croydon -8 52 £32,500 -21.68% 10
Uxbridge +2 38 £41,500 +3.75% 5
Bromley -6 28 £35,000 +6.06% 1
Harrow +5 24 £42,500 +84.78% 4
Canary Wharf +14 20 £39,000 -49.67%
Docklands, London -13 19 £60,000 +11.62%
Dagenham - 18 £48,750 - 2
Hounslow +3 16 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Wimbledon 0 14 £40,000 +14.28%
Chiswick +8 13 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Sidcup +8 11 £31,250 +4.16% 3
Enfield -1 11 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Wembley -1 10 £45,000 +15.38%
Erith +3 8 £37,500 +66.66%
Upminster - 7 £45,000 -
Hammersmith -3 6 £40,625 +30.73% 1
Orpington - 6 £36,000 -
Brentford -11 5 £45,000 -23.07%
Barnet +8 4 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Hayes +3 4 £52,500 +40.00% 4
Teddington -3 4 £38,750 -18.42% 1
West Drayton -3 4 £55,000 +57.14%
Surbiton -7 4 £27,000 -43.15% 1
Beckenham +9 3 £27,500 -15.38%
Ealing -1 3 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Hillingdon -1 3 - - 2
Hornchurch - 3 £30,000 - 1
Greenford - 3 £22,000 -
Coulsdon -1 2 £37,500 -
Romford -3 2 £29,250 +19.38% 1
Twickenham -12 2 £51,250 +42.36%
New Malden -14 2 £42,500 +3.65%
South Croydon - 2 £62,500 -
Welling - 2 £25,000 -
Feltham +5 1 - -
Barking +1 1 £30,000 -14.28%
Bexley -1 1 £36,000 -
Carshalton -1 1 £47,500 +143.58%
Ilford -1 1 £27,500 +30.95%
Greenwich -1 1 £23,000 -8.00% 1
Paddington -7 1 £30,000 -45.45%
Chessington -7 1 £26,000 -42.22%
Southwark -10 1 £30,000 -58.62%
Finchley - 1 - -
Ruislip - 1 £30,000 -
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 5456 (40.55%) MS Excel
2 5153 (38.30%) Windows
3 4769 (35.44%) SQL Server
4 4111 (30.55%) SQL
5 3939 (29.27%) .NET
6 3705 (27.53%) Finance
7 3383 (25.14%) C#
8 3039 (22.58%) Active Directory
9 2647 (19.67%) MS Office
10 2598 (19.31%) Agile Software Development
11 2237 (16.62%) VMware
12 2221 (16.51%) Degree
13 2169 (16.12%) ASP.NET
14 2025 (15.05%) MS Exchange
15 1911 (14.20%) SharePoint
16 1880 (13.97%) Microsoft Certification
17 1765 (13.12%) ITIL
18 1591 (11.82%) Windows Server 2008
19 1548 (11.50%) VMware Infrastructure
20 1520 (11.30%) HTML
21 1495 (11.11%) JavaScript
22 1421 (10.56%) Business Intelligence
23 1408 (10.46%) Citrix
24 1404 (10.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 1354 (10.06%) MVC
26 1345 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
27 1337 (9.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 1324 (9.84%) Cisco
29 1297 (9.64%) T-SQL
30 1287 (9.56%) Project Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 2025 (15.05%) MS Exchange
2 1911 (14.20%) SharePoint
3 970 (7.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 879 (6.53%) IIS
5 558 (4.15%) Lync
6 504 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 409 (3.04%) SharePoint 2010
8 386 (2.87%) SharePoint 2013
9 360 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
10 321 (2.39%) CMS
11 320 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 276 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2003
13 264 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
14 153 (1.14%) Apache
14 153 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
15 149 (1.11%) Tomcat
16 144 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
17 109 (0.81%) SAS
18 97 (0.72%) IBM Notes
19 90 (0.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5456 (40.55%) MS Excel
2 2647 (19.67%) MS Office
3 579 (4.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 419 (3.11%) MS Visio
5 394 (2.93%) MS Project
6 93 (0.69%) PowerPivot
7 82 (0.61%) Photoshop
8 71 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
9 49 (0.36%) InfoPath
10 48 (0.36%) SPSS
11 31 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
12 18 (0.13%) Acrobat
13 16 (0.12%) InDesign
14 7 (0.052%) FastStats
15 6 (0.045%) AutoCAD
16 5 (0.037%) Fireworks
16 5 (0.037%) Revit
17 4 (0.030%) GIMP
18 3 (0.022%) Final Cut Pro
18 3 (0.022%) Maya
Business Applications
1 608 (4.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 205 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
3 81 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
4 66 (0.49%) Google Analytics
5 48 (0.36%) Dynamics GP
6 44 (0.33%) Markit EDM
7 33 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
8 29 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
9 24 (0.18%) SAP BPC
10 23 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
11 22 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 22 (0.16%) SAP CRM
11 22 (0.16%) Magento
12 20 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 19 (0.14%) SAP Business One
14 18 (0.13%) Sophis RISQUE
15 16 (0.12%) Agresso
16 15 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
17 14 (0.10%) Fredhopper
18 13 (0.097%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 470 (3.49%) Office 365
2 444 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 218 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
4 217 (1.61%) SaaS
5 118 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
6 79 (0.59%) PaaS
6 79 (0.59%) GitHub
6 79 (0.59%) IaaS
7 47 (0.35%) Trello
8 22 (0.16%) Google Apps
9 10 (0.074%) Rackspace Cloud
9 10 (0.074%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.052%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.045%) Force.com
12 5 (0.037%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (0.022%) Basecamp
13 3 (0.022%) Responsys
13 3 (0.022%) Amazon SQS
14 2 (0.015%) Google App Engine
14 2 (0.015%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1096 (8.15%) DNS
2 921 (6.84%) TCP/IP
3 867 (6.44%) Firewall
4 864 (6.42%) SAN
5 727 (5.40%) DHCP
6 676 (5.02%) LAN
7 619 (4.60%) WAN
8 511 (3.80%) VPN
9 490 (3.64%) Internet
10 346 (2.57%) Intranet
11 299 (2.22%) VoIP
12 256 (1.90%) Wireless
13 232 (1.72%) NAS
14 197 (1.46%) Cisco ASA
15 168 (1.25%) NetScaler
16 161 (1.20%) Unified Communications
17 151 (1.12%) HTTP
18 122 (0.91%) MPLS
19 113 (0.84%) SSL
20 108 (0.80%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4769 (35.44%) SQL Server
2 1404 (10.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1337 (9.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1219 (9.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 954 (7.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 916 (6.81%) Data Warehouse
7 603 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 566 (4.21%) Relational Database
9 520 (3.86%) SQL Server 2005
10 372 (2.76%) MySQL
11 305 (2.27%) Big Data
12 266 (1.98%) OLAP
13 261 (1.94%) RDBMS
14 254 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 231 (1.72%) Oracle Database
16 181 (1.35%) QlikView
17 176 (1.31%) NoSQL
18 150 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
19 136 (1.01%) Hadoop
20 129 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 922 (6.85%) Visual Studio
2 589 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 305 (2.27%) NUnit
4 302 (2.24%) Subversion
5 182 (1.35%) Git (software)
6 174 (1.29%) Rhino Mocks
7 171 (1.27%) TeamCity
8 152 (1.13%) JIRA
9 144 (1.07%) Selenium
10 124 (0.92%) Moq
11 114 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 108 (0.80%) Jenkins
13 94 (0.70%) ReSharper
14 90 (0.67%) SpecFlow
15 89 (0.66%) MSBuild
16 78 (0.58%) JUnit
16 78 (0.58%) QuickTest Pro
17 71 (0.53%) MSTest
17 71 (0.53%) Cucumber
18 60 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3705 (27.53%) Finance
2 976 (7.25%) Banking
3 744 (5.53%) Marketing
4 604 (4.49%) Advertising
5 575 (4.27%) Retail
6 547 (4.07%) Legal
7 525 (3.90%) Law
8 406 (3.02%) Telecoms
9 345 (2.56%) Investment Banking
10 234 (1.74%) Back Office
11 208 (1.55%) Front Office
12 205 (1.52%) Games
13 171 (1.27%) Financial Institution
14 145 (1.08%) Publishing
15 119 (0.88%) French Language
16 89 (0.66%) Manufacturing
17 59 (0.44%) German Language
18 42 (0.31%) Billing
19 41 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
20 33 (0.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3373 (25.07%) Developer
2 2596 (19.29%) Analyst
3 1018 (7.57%) .NET Developer
4 995 (7.39%) Consultant
5 925 (6.87%) Support Analyst
6 821 (6.10%) Architect
7 789 (5.86%) Support Engineer
8 775 (5.76%) C# Developer
9 640 (4.76%) Senior Developer
10 521 (3.87%) C# .NET Developer
11 507 (3.77%) Administrator
12 488 (3.63%) Business Analyst
13 470 (3.49%) Project Manager
14 401 (2.98%) IT Support
15 388 (2.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 374 (2.78%) Applications Support
17 344 (2.56%) DBA
18 331 (2.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 330 (2.45%) 2nd Line Support
20 309 (2.30%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3939 (29.27%) .NET
2 2169 (16.12%) ASP.NET
3 1520 (11.30%) HTML
4 1250 (9.29%) CSS
5 1009 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1003 (7.45%) Web Services
7 973 (7.23%) jQuery
8 926 (6.88%) WCF
9 906 (6.73%) XML
10 889 (6.61%) .NET Framework
11 532 (3.95%) WPF
12 525 (3.90%) Ajax
13 517 (3.84%) HTML5
14 306 (2.27%) REST
15 302 (2.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 280 (2.08%) SOAP
17 271 (2.01%) COM
18 265 (1.97%) CSS3
19 227 (1.69%) XSLT
20 225 (1.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1345 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 787 (5.85%) Computer Science
3 697 (5.18%) Blackberry
4 473 (3.52%) Clustering
5 472 (3.51%) Management Information System
6 305 (2.27%) Hedge funds
7 292 (2.17%) Replication
8 226 (1.68%) Open Source
9 217 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
10 204 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 200 (1.49%) Client/Server
12 183 (1.36%) iPhone
13 171 (1.27%) Mobile App
14 167 (1.24%) Derivative
15 163 (1.21%) User Experience
16 151 (1.12%) Mathematics
17 146 (1.09%) Fixed Income
18 141 (1.05%) Social Media
19 138 (1.03%) Visualisation
20 120 (0.89%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5153 (38.30%) Windows
2 1591 (11.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 1215 (9.03%) Windows 7
4 1051 (7.81%) Linux
5 913 (6.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 850 (6.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 744 (5.53%) Windows XP
8 420 (3.12%) UNIX
9 395 (2.94%) Windows 8
10 322 (2.39%) Android
11 288 (2.14%) Apple iOS
12 201 (1.49%) Mac OS X
13 181 (1.35%) Solaris
14 175 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 132 (0.98%) Windows Vista
16 113 (0.84%) AIX
17 66 (0.49%) Mac OS
18 65 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
19 63 (0.47%) Windows 2000
20 59 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2598 (19.31%) Agile Software Development
2 1765 (13.12%) ITIL
3 1421 (10.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1354 (10.06%) MVC
5 1287 (9.56%) Project Management
6 1073 (7.97%) Scrum
7 959 (7.13%) CRM
8 857 (6.37%) E-Commerce
9 844 (6.27%) TDD
10 814 (6.05%) OO
11 692 (5.14%) ETL
12 670 (4.98%) Mentoring
13 625 (4.64%) PRINCE2
14 515 (3.83%) Change Management
15 490 (3.64%) Migration
16 485 (3.60%) Business Analysis
17 479 (3.56%) Data Modelling
18 477 (3.54%) Web Development
19 462 (3.43%) Software Engineering
20 452 (3.36%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4111 (30.55%) SQL
2 3383 (25.14%) C#
3 1495 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1297 (9.64%) T-SQL
5 933 (6.93%) Java
6 830 (6.17%) PowerShell
7 426 (3.17%) VB
8 362 (2.69%) VB.NET
9 336 (2.50%) VBA
10 331 (2.46%) C++
11 289 (2.15%) VBScript
12 257 (1.91%) Python
13 235 (1.75%) PHP
14 214 (1.59%) C
15 205 (1.52%) Ruby
16 204 (1.52%) Perl
17 107 (0.80%) PL/SQL
18 66 (0.49%) Shell Script
19 62 (0.46%) Scala
20 54 (0.40%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2221 (16.51%) Degree
2 1880 (13.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 850 (6.32%) MCSE
4 522 (3.88%) MCITP
5 488 (3.63%) MCP
5 488 (3.63%) Cisco Certification
6 365 (2.71%) CCNA
7 360 (2.68%) MCSA
8 282 (2.10%) MCTS
9 236 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 203 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
11 181 (1.35%) ISEB
12 165 (1.23%) Security Cleared
13 153 (1.14%) CCNP
14 146 (1.09%) MCSD
15 135 (1.00%) PMI Certification
16 120 (0.89%) SC Cleared
17 112 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
18 107 (0.80%) MCAD
19 71 (0.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 647 (4.81%) QA
2 522 (3.88%) SLA
3 80 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 56 (0.42%) COBIT
5 41 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 40 (0.30%) Data Quality
7 30 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 29 (0.22%) ISO 9001
8 29 (0.22%) EMIR
9 27 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
10 19 (0.14%) Basel II
11 16 (0.12%) UCITS
12 10 (0.074%) TickIT
12 10 (0.074%) WCAG
13 8 (0.059%) Basel III
14 7 (0.052%) COREP
15 6 (0.045%) Solvency II
16 5 (0.037%) CRD IV
16 5 (0.037%) HL7
17 4 (0.030%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3039 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 1548 (11.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 685 (5.09%) Hyper-V
4 534 (3.97%) XenApp
5 411 (3.05%) vSphere
6 341 (2.53%) VMware ESX
7 252 (1.87%) XenDesktop
8 154 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
9 149 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
10 131 (0.97%) XenServer
11 99 (0.74%) UAG
12 94 (0.70%) Terminal Services
13 88 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
14 68 (0.51%) MetaFrame
15 53 (0.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 42 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
17 38 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 37 (0.27%) ISA Server
19 32 (0.24%) VMware Server
20 30 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 625 (4.64%) SCCM
2 295 (2.19%) SCOM
3 220 (1.63%) Backup Exec
4 183 (1.36%) WSUS
5 137 (1.02%) Puppet
6 127 (0.94%) NetBackup
7 125 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
8 103 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
9 101 (0.75%) Nagios
10 85 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 62 (0.46%) HP SIM
11 62 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
12 55 (0.41%) Tivoli
12 55 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
13 47 (0.35%) SCVMM
14 41 (0.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 38 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
16 36 (0.27%) SCOrch
17 26 (0.19%) Data Guard
18 25 (0.19%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 2237 (16.62%) VMware
2 1408 (10.46%) Citrix
3 1324 (9.84%) Cisco
4 1230 (9.14%) Oracle
5 820 (6.09%) HP
6 440 (3.27%) IBM
7 422 (3.14%) SAP
8 401 (2.98%) Symantec
9 379 (2.82%) NetApp
10 373 (2.77%) EMC
11 319 (2.37%) Dell
12 301 (2.24%) Apple
13 240 (1.78%) Google
14 232 (1.72%) Bloomberg
15 224 (1.66%) Business Objects
16 223 (1.66%) Red Hat
17 221 (1.64%) Adobe
18 213 (1.58%) Sitecore
19 186 (1.38%) Cognos
20 177 (1.32%) Juniper
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £51000 per annum + bonus + bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Centric Resource
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £62500 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Centric Resource
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Centric Resource
Salary: From £28,000 to £37,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Comtecs
Salary: £60000 - £65000 Per Annum + Bonus + Benefits + Flexible Work
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum - pension,healthcare,season ticket loan, o
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Talent International
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £21000 - £22000 per annum + Training, Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits and Work From Home
Posted: 6 hours ago