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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Microsoft
London > Central London
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 6 12 12
Rank change year-on-year +6 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1,660 858 861
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 19.24% 13.03% 14.35%
As % of the Vendors category 48.47% 39.20% 40.54%
Number of salaries quoted 992 752 730
10th Percentile £35,025 £36,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,750 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £85,000
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - - +9.09%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Central London.

All Vendors
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 3,425 2,189 2,124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 39.70% 33.25% 35.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2,381 1,899 1,781
10th Percentile £38,750 £38,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £49,250 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% - +8.33%
75th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £80,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £91,250
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - - +8.33%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Central London

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft in Central London.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Central London

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft in Central London over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Central London

Microsoft
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 within the Central London region over the 6 months to 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
City of London +9 1,481 £62,500 +4.17% 258
West End of London 0 47 £62,500 +42.05% 2
Camden -1 28 £62,000 +110.17% 1
City of Westminster -6 21 £72,500 +81.23% 1
Southwark +6 11 £75,000 +175.23% 1
Lambeth -1 10 £38,250 +36.61% 2
Kensington and Chelsea +3 7 £42,500 -8.60%
Microsoft
London

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 754 (45.42%) Azure
2 467 (28.13%) Social Skills
3 444 (26.75%) SQL
4 411 (24.76%) Agile
5 396 (23.86%) Microsoft 365
6 363 (21.87%) Finance
7 327 (19.70%) Microsoft Office
7 327 (19.70%) Windows
8 311 (18.73%) SQL Server
8 311 (18.73%) DevOps
9 291 (17.53%) Active Directory
10 285 (17.17%) .NET
11 284 (17.11%) C#
12 257 (15.48%) Cybersecurity
13 245 (14.76%) Power Platform
14 233 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
15 226 (13.61%) Apple
15 226 (13.61%) Software Licensing
16 223 (13.43%) Adobe
17 218 (13.13%) Azure DevOps
18 214 (12.89%) Git (software)
19 200 (12.05%) JavaScript
20 195 (11.75%) Microsoft Excel
21 191 (11.51%) Process Improvement
21 191 (11.51%) Power BI
22 176 (10.60%) SharePoint
23 172 (10.36%) Unit Testing
24 163 (9.82%) .NET Framework
25 162 (9.76%) React
26 161 (9.70%) AWS

Microsoft
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
1 176 (10.60%) SharePoint
2 36 (2.17%) MS Exchange
3 30 (1.81%) IIS
4 20 (1.20%) Confluence
5 19 (1.14%) SAS
6 14 (0.84%) Apache
6 14 (0.84%) Apache Spark
7 13 (0.78%) CMS
7 13 (0.78%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.24%) Apache Airflow
9 4 (0.24%) Apache Pig
9 4 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.24%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.24%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.18%) Moodle
10 3 (0.18%) NServiceBus
11 2 (0.12%) Appian
11 2 (0.12%) Camunda
11 2 (0.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 327 (19.70%) Microsoft Office
2 195 (11.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 68 (4.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 34 (2.05%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.36%) Chatbot
7 5 (0.30%) Maple
8 4 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.12%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.12%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.060%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.060%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.060%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.060%) InDesign
10 1 (0.060%) InVision
10 1 (0.060%) Notepad++
10 1 (0.060%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.060%) Sketch
10 1 (0.060%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 40 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.78%) Workday HCM
3 4 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.24%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 4 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (0.18%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.12%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.060%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.060%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.060%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.060%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.060%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.060%) SAP CAR
6 1 (0.060%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.060%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 754 (45.42%) Azure
2 396 (23.86%) Microsoft 365
3 245 (14.76%) Power Platform
4 218 (13.13%) Azure DevOps
5 161 (9.70%) AWS
6 143 (8.61%) Serverless
7 131 (7.89%) Azure Service Bus
8 115 (6.93%) Azure Functions
9 83 (5.00%) SaaS
10 78 (4.70%) PaaS
11 77 (4.64%) Azure Active Directory
12 73 (4.40%) Dynamics 365
13 51 (3.07%) PowerApps
14 50 (3.01%) Azure Data Factory
15 45 (2.71%) Power Automate
16 42 (2.53%) OneDrive
17 40 (2.41%) GCP
18 37 (2.23%) Azure Cosmos DB
18 37 (2.23%) Azure Synapse Analytics
19 32 (1.93%) Azure Monitor
Communications & Networking
1 94 (5.66%) DNS
2 91 (5.48%) Firewall
3 72 (4.34%) DHCP
4 65 (3.92%) WAN
5 60 (3.61%) LAN
6 49 (2.95%) TCP/IP
7 38 (2.29%) VPN
8 34 (2.05%) Network Security
9 29 (1.75%) Wireless
10 25 (1.51%) SAN
11 21 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
12 19 (1.14%) WebEx
13 17 (1.02%) VLAN
14 15 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
15 13 (0.78%) Intranet
15 13 (0.78%) Kerberos
15 13 (0.78%) VoIP
16 11 (0.66%) NAS
17 10 (0.60%) Internet
18 8 (0.48%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 311 (18.73%) SQL Server
2 191 (11.51%) Power BI
3 150 (9.04%) Data Warehouse
4 121 (7.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 120 (7.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 60 (3.61%) Data Lake
7 52 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 46 (2.77%) Tableau
9 39 (2.35%) Relational Database
10 34 (2.05%) Big Data
11 26 (1.57%) NoSQL
12 24 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
13 21 (1.27%) MySQL
13 21 (1.27%) OLAP
14 15 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 14 (0.84%) OLTP
15 14 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
16 12 (0.72%) Power Query
17 10 (0.60%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
17 10 (0.60%) Redis
Development Applications
1 214 (12.89%) Git (software)
2 140 (8.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 62 (3.73%) JIRA
4 47 (2.83%) JMeter
5 42 (2.53%) Rational Quality Manager
5 42 (2.53%) Zephyr
6 26 (1.57%) Visual Studio
7 24 (1.45%) Jenkins
8 22 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
9 19 (1.14%) TeamCity
10 13 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 12 (0.72%) NUnit
12 9 (0.54%) GitLab
12 9 (0.54%) Maven
12 9 (0.54%) MSTest
13 7 (0.42%) Mercurial
14 6 (0.36%) Bitbucket
14 6 (0.36%) GCC
14 6 (0.36%) Gradle
15 5 (0.30%) Selenium
General
1 467 (28.13%) Social Skills
2 363 (21.87%) Finance
3 132 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
4 85 (5.12%) Marketing
5 74 (4.46%) Legal
6 69 (4.16%) Law
7 63 (3.80%) Retail
8 45 (2.71%) Advertising
9 40 (2.41%) Banking
9 40 (2.41%) Organisational Skills
10 38 (2.29%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 27 (1.63%) French Language
12 25 (1.51%) Back Office
12 25 (1.51%) Front Office
12 25 (1.51%) Public Sector
13 24 (1.45%) Presentation Skills
14 15 (0.90%) Games
15 11 (0.66%) Documentation Skills
16 10 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 330 (19.88%) Developer
2 253 (15.24%) Analyst
3 150 (9.04%) Architect
4 146 (8.80%) Consultant
5 88 (5.30%) Solutions Architect
6 86 (5.18%) .NET Developer
7 72 (4.34%) Senior Developer
8 70 (4.22%) Support Analyst
9 56 (3.37%) Azure Engineer
10 55 (3.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 55 (3.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 54 (3.25%) IT Analyst
11 54 (3.25%) IT Support
12 50 (3.01%) Software Developer
13 47 (2.83%) Data Engineer
14 45 (2.71%) Cloud Architect
15 44 (2.65%) Coordinator
16 43 (2.59%) Desktop Support
16 43 (2.59%) QA Leader
16 43 (2.59%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (17.17%) .NET
2 163 (9.82%) .NET Framework
3 162 (9.76%) React
4 148 (8.92%) HTML
5 135 (8.13%) Entity Framework
6 124 (7.47%) .NET Core
7 122 (7.35%) CSS
8 105 (6.33%) jQuery
9 100 (6.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 51 (3.07%) ASP.NET Web API
11 37 (2.23%) XML
12 31 (1.87%) JSON
12 31 (1.87%) REST
13 30 (1.81%) ASP.NET
14 27 (1.63%) Dapper ORM
14 27 (1.63%) Web Services
15 26 (1.57%) RESTful
16 22 (1.33%) SOAP
17 18 (1.08%) Spring
18 16 (0.96%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 143 (8.61%) Data Centre
2 69 (4.16%) Public Cloud
3 56 (3.37%) Virtual Team
4 47 (2.83%) Management Information System
5 35 (2.11%) User Experience
6 31 (1.87%) Life Science
7 30 (1.81%) Video Conferencing
8 28 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
9 26 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
10 22 (1.33%) iPhone
11 19 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
12 16 (0.96%) Blog
13 15 (0.90%) Microsoft Licensing
13 15 (0.90%) SWIFT
14 14 (0.84%) Cyberattack
14 14 (0.84%) Low-Code
14 14 (0.84%) Replication
15 13 (0.78%) Cloud Native
15 13 (0.78%) Mobile App
16 12 (0.72%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 327 (19.70%) Windows
2 122 (7.35%) Apple iOS
3 118 (7.11%) Android
4 113 (6.81%) Windows 10
5 105 (6.33%) Windows Server
6 60 (3.61%) Linux
7 56 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 50 (3.01%) Windows Server 2016
9 23 (1.39%) Windows Server 2019
10 20 (1.20%) Unix
11 19 (1.14%) Mac OS
12 12 (0.72%) VMS
13 7 (0.42%) Windows 7
14 6 (0.36%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.30%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.18%) CentOS
16 3 (0.18%) Solaris
16 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
17 2 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 411 (24.76%) Agile
2 311 (18.73%) DevOps
3 257 (15.48%) Cybersecurity
4 233 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
5 226 (13.61%) Software Licensing
6 191 (11.51%) Process Improvement
7 172 (10.36%) Unit Testing
8 156 (9.40%) MVC
9 153 (9.22%) Analytics
10 146 (8.80%) ITIL
11 145 (8.73%) CI/CD
12 143 (8.61%) Asset Management
13 134 (8.07%) User Stories
14 132 (7.95%) Problem-Solving
15 125 (7.53%) ETL
16 114 (6.87%) Project Delivery
17 110 (6.63%) IT Asset Management
17 110 (6.63%) Scrum
18 106 (6.39%) Product Roadmap
19 100 (6.02%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 444 (26.75%) SQL
2 284 (17.11%) C#
3 200 (12.05%) JavaScript
4 137 (8.25%) T-SQL
5 124 (7.47%) PowerShell
6 119 (7.17%) Python
7 56 (3.37%) Java
8 41 (2.47%) TypeScript
9 23 (1.39%) C
10 18 (1.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 17 (1.02%) Bash
12 15 (0.90%) C++
13 13 (0.78%) R
13 13 (0.78%) Ruby
13 13 (0.78%) VBA
14 10 (0.60%) Scala
15 7 (0.42%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.36%) Perl
16 6 (0.36%) U-SQL
16 6 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 113 (6.81%) Degree
2 108 (6.51%) Security Cleared
3 104 (6.27%) SC Cleared
4 68 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (1.57%) APMP
7 24 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
8 20 (1.20%) A+ Certification
8 20 (1.20%) CISSP
9 18 (1.08%) Master's Degree
10 17 (1.02%) CCNA
11 14 (0.84%) CCNP
11 14 (0.84%) MCSD
11 14 (0.84%) MCSE
12 12 (0.72%) CISM
12 12 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (0.66%) MCITP
13 11 (0.66%) MCSA
14 10 (0.60%) TOGAF Certification
15 8 (0.48%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (5.36%) QA
2 45 (2.71%) Data Quality
3 44 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (1.87%) SLA
5 21 (1.27%) Cyber Essentials
6 20 (1.20%) GDPR
7 19 (1.14%) NIST
8 11 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 11 (0.66%) PCI DSS
9 8 (0.48%) Accessibility
10 4 (0.24%) GRC
10 4 (0.24%) PMO
10 4 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.12%) COBIT
11 2 (0.12%) GAAP
12 1 (0.060%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.060%) NIST 800
System Software
1 291 (17.53%) Active Directory
2 90 (5.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (2.11%) Virtual Desktop
4 29 (1.75%) Docker
5 26 (1.57%) Hyper-V
6 15 (0.90%) vSphere
7 14 (0.84%) XenApp
8 10 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
8 10 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (0.60%) XenDesktop
9 9 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (0.48%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 6 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.24%) Apache Flume
13 3 (0.18%) BitLocker
13 3 (0.18%) Firmware
14 2 (0.12%) iptables
14 2 (0.12%) NFS
14 2 (0.12%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 149 (8.98%) Terraform
2 116 (6.99%) SCCM
3 65 (3.92%) Microsoft Intune
4 42 (2.53%) HP ALM
4 42 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
5 30 (1.81%) Kubernetes
6 28 (1.69%) SCOM
7 22 (1.33%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 21 (1.27%) SCSM
9 14 (0.84%) Ansible
10 12 (0.72%) Single Sign-On
11 9 (0.54%) Jamf Pro
12 8 (0.48%) vCenter Server
13 7 (0.42%) CASB
13 7 (0.42%) Puppet
14 6 (0.36%) AirWatch
14 6 (0.36%) WSUS
15 5 (0.30%) Control-M
16 4 (0.24%) Backup Exec
16 4 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 226 (13.61%) Apple
2 223 (13.43%) Adobe
3 146 (8.80%) VMware
4 100 (6.02%) Xamarin
5 92 (5.54%) Citrix
6 83 (5.00%) Google
7 71 (4.28%) Cisco
8 55 (3.31%) Oracle
9 54 (3.25%) HP
10 51 (3.07%) IBM
11 42 (2.53%) ServiceNow
12 40 (2.41%) Databricks
13 25 (1.51%) Dell
14 23 (1.39%) Veeam
15 20 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
15 20 (1.20%) Workday
16 18 (1.08%) iManage
17 17 (1.02%) Palo Alto
18 15 (0.90%) Informatica
18 15 (0.90%) Sophos