Period
to 22 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Microsoft Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Engineer
London > Central London
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 364 389 351
Rank change year-on-year +25 -38 +69
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Engineer 19 7 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.15% 0.048% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.051% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 16
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £43,750 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.14% +6.71% -21.90%
10th Percentile £48,350 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £51,375 £57,500
London median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +27.78% +16.88% +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Central London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Central London
Permanent vacancies in Central London with a recognized job title 12,430 13,858 12,297
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 95.38% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 11,092 12,169 11,196
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +2.68%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

Microsoft Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings that featured Microsoft Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Engineer in Central London

Microsoft Engineer
Salary Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Engineer in Central London.

Salary trend for Microsoft Engineer in Central London

Microsoft Engineer
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Engineer in Central London over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Engineer in Central London

Microsoft Engineer
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Engineer within the Central London region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 2 £52,500 +27.27% 1
Microsoft Engineer
London

Microsoft Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, Microsoft Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region featuring Microsoft Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (89.47%) Windows
3 16 (84.21%) Active Directory
3 16 (84.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (73.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 13 (68.42%) Windows Server
6 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
7 8 (42.11%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (36.84%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (36.84%) EqualLogic
8 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (36.84%) EMC
8 7 (36.84%) Linux
8 7 (36.84%) SAN
8 7 (36.84%) NetApp
8 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
8 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (36.84%) Marketing
9 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (31.58%) Clustering
9 6 (31.58%) IIS
9 6 (31.58%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (21.05%) Oracle
11 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (10.53%) Retail
12 2 (10.53%) Finance
12 2 (10.53%) ITIL
12 2 (10.53%) .NET
12 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office

Microsoft Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (31.58%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (84.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (36.84%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (10.53%) Office 365
4 1 (5.26%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) GitLab
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (36.84%) Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Law
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.26%) WCF
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (31.58%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Blog
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Windows Server
3 7 (36.84%) Linux
3 7 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (42.11%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.53%) Creative Thinking
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) B2C
5 1 (5.26%) Build Automation
5 1 (5.26%) Coaching
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.26%) Critical Thinking
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) ITSM
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) Open Source
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Presales
5 1 (5.26%) SDLC
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.26%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C#
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) MCSE
3 1 (5.26%) VCP6
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 16 (84.21%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) EMC
2 7 (36.84%) EqualLogic
2 7 (36.84%) NetApp
2 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) Google
4 1 (5.26%) iManage
4 1 (5.26%) VMware