Period
to 18 July 2018

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 18 July 2018 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 8 9
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2,595 2,159 2,403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 17.96% 17.10% 14.05%
As % of the Vendors category 42.42% 40.39% 33.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2,333 1,957 2,155
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,760 £28,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,000 £75,000
London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +4.17%

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 6,117 5,345 7,143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 42.35% 42.33% 41.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5,310 4,729 6,313
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £81,250
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Central London

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Central London

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Central London

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Central London over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

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 18 July 2018. 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 +2 2,115 £55,500 +5.71% 257
West End of London 0 74 £51,250 +8.47% 49
City of Westminster +19 43 £55,000 +29.30% 1
Camden +11 25 £45,000 +5.88%
Southwark -12 17 £45,000 +13.92% 2
Lambeth +2 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Kensington and Chelsea -4 1 £58,500 +154.35%
Microsoft
London

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, 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.

1 983 (37.88%) SQL
2 903 (34.80%) Finance
3 879 (33.87%) SQL Server
4 808 (31.14%) Windows
5 622 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
6 617 (23.78%) .NET
7 616 (23.74%) C#
8 612 (23.58%) Active Directory
9 608 (23.43%) Microsoft Azure
10 514 (19.81%) Microsoft Office
11 435 (16.76%) Business Intelligence
12 414 (15.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 376 (14.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 361 (13.91%) Office 365
15 356 (13.72%) Windows Server
16 353 (13.60%) T-SQL
17 346 (13.33%) VMware
18 345 (13.29%) ITIL
19 318 (12.25%) Degree
20 303 (11.68%) PowerShell
21 300 (11.56%) Data Warehouse
22 299 (11.52%) Problem-Solving
23 295 (11.37%) Microsoft Excel
24 290 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
25 274 (10.56%) ASP.NET
26 253 (9.75%) JavaScript
27 250 (9.63%) MS Exchange
28 248 (9.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
29 244 (9.40%) Project Management
30 243 (9.36%) MVC

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
1 250 (9.63%) MS Exchange
2 190 (7.32%) SharePoint
3 95 (3.66%) Skype for Business
4 92 (3.55%) IIS
5 87 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 82 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2013
7 36 (1.39%) Confluence
8 31 (1.19%) CMS
8 31 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
9 29 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
10 24 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 17 (0.66%) NServiceBus
12 14 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
12 14 (0.54%) SAS
13 13 (0.50%) Apache
13 13 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 13 (0.50%) Umbraco
14 11 (0.42%) Tomcat
15 10 (0.39%) Apache Spark
16 9 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 514 (19.81%) Microsoft Office
2 295 (11.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 128 (4.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 57 (2.20%) MS Visio
5 47 (1.81%) Microsoft Project
6 16 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (0.50%) Camtasia
8 11 (0.42%) Adobe Captivate
8 11 (0.42%) SPSS
9 10 (0.39%) Acrobat
10 9 (0.35%) Photoshop
11 8 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
12 7 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 6 (0.23%) Stata
14 5 (0.19%) InDesign
14 5 (0.19%) InfoPath
15 3 (0.12%) QuarkXPress
16 2 (0.077%) EngageOne
16 2 (0.077%) Maya
16 2 (0.077%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 110 (4.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 47 (1.81%) Dynamics AX
3 45 (1.73%) Dynamics NAV
4 23 (0.89%) Oracle Financials
4 23 (0.89%) Oracle General Ledger
5 10 (0.39%) Carpe Diem
5 10 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 9 (0.35%) NetSuite
7 8 (0.31%) Eikon
7 8 (0.31%) Elite 3E
8 6 (0.23%) Infor SunSystems
8 6 (0.23%) ReMetrica
9 5 (0.19%) Endur
9 5 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (0.19%) Workfront
10 4 (0.15%) Magento
10 4 (0.15%) SunGard GMI
11 3 (0.12%) FastStats
11 3 (0.12%) Markit EDM
12 2 (0.077%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 608 (23.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 361 (13.91%) Office 365
3 210 (8.09%) Amazon AWS
4 86 (3.31%) IaaS
5 81 (3.12%) Azure Active Directory
6 75 (2.89%) PaaS
7 72 (2.77%) Dynamics 365
8 60 (2.31%) SaaS
9 55 (2.12%) Azure Data Factory
10 33 (1.27%) Mimecast
11 32 (1.23%) Serverless
12 21 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
13 20 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
13 20 (0.77%) OneDrive
14 19 (0.73%) GitHub
15 17 (0.66%) Azure Machine Learning
16 15 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
17 14 (0.54%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
17 14 (0.54%) Slack
18 10 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 201 (7.75%) DNS
1 201 (7.75%) Firewall
2 148 (5.70%) DHCP
3 135 (5.20%) WAN
4 133 (5.13%) LAN
5 117 (4.51%) TCP/IP
6 106 (4.08%) VPN
7 97 (3.74%) SAN
8 92 (3.55%) Skype
9 62 (2.39%) Internet
10 49 (1.89%) VLAN
11 42 (1.62%) Wireless
12 39 (1.50%) VoIP
13 31 (1.19%) Cisco IOS
13 31 (1.19%) IP Telephony
14 29 (1.12%) Network Security
15 27 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
15 27 (1.04%) Unified Communications
16 26 (1.00%) HTTP
17 25 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 879 (33.87%) SQL Server
2 414 (15.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 376 (14.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 300 (11.56%) Data Warehouse
5 248 (9.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 231 (8.90%) Power BI
7 103 (3.97%) SQL Server 2012
8 99 (3.82%) Big Data
9 96 (3.70%) Data Lake
10 82 (3.16%) Azure SQL Database
11 80 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
12 64 (2.47%) SQL Server 2014
13 60 (2.31%) SQL Server 2016
14 55 (2.12%) Relational Database
15 48 (1.85%) NoSQL
16 41 (1.58%) MySQL
16 41 (1.58%) OLTP
17 36 (1.39%) MongoDB
18 35 (1.35%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
19 32 (1.23%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 163 (6.28%) Visual Studio
2 137 (5.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 114 (4.39%) Git (software)
4 74 (2.85%) JIRA
5 62 (2.39%) TeamCity
6 54 (2.08%) Jenkins
7 47 (1.81%) Octopus Deploy
8 40 (1.54%) Subversion
9 37 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
10 33 (1.27%) MSBuild
11 20 (0.77%) Selenium
12 19 (0.73%) NUnit
13 17 (0.66%) CruiseControl
14 16 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 13 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 9 (0.35%) Eclipse
16 9 (0.35%) Moq
17 8 (0.31%) Jasmine
17 8 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 7 (0.27%) Maven
General
1 903 (34.80%) Finance
2 212 (8.17%) Advertising
3 175 (6.74%) Law
4 169 (6.51%) Banking
5 137 (5.28%) Legal
6 120 (4.62%) Retail
7 91 (3.51%) Marketing
8 73 (2.81%) Back Office
9 62 (2.39%) Front Office
10 58 (2.24%) Telecoms
11 29 (1.12%) General Ledger
12 27 (1.04%) Games
13 26 (1.00%) Financial Institution
14 24 (0.92%) Investment Banking
15 19 (0.73%) Publishing
16 14 (0.54%) Billing
17 12 (0.46%) Manufacturing
18 9 (0.35%) Retail Banking
19 7 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
20 4 (0.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 652 (25.13%) Developer
2 536 (20.66%) Analyst
3 258 (9.94%) .NET Developer
4 228 (8.79%) C# Developer
5 204 (7.86%) Architect
6 183 (7.05%) Support Analyst
7 174 (6.71%) Support Engineer
8 167 (6.44%) C# .NET Developer
9 151 (5.82%) SQL Developer
10 146 (5.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 136 (5.24%) Consultant
12 128 (4.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 124 (4.78%) IT Support
14 108 (4.16%) Senior Developer
15 93 (3.58%) Desktop Support
16 86 (3.31%) IT Engineer
17 76 (2.93%) SSIS Developer
18 73 (2.81%) Solutions Architect
19 72 (2.77%) Service Analyst
20 69 (2.66%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 617 (23.78%) .NET
2 274 (10.56%) ASP.NET
3 173 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 160 (6.17%) CSS
5 150 (5.78%) HTML
6 127 (4.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 122 (4.70%) ASP.NET Web API
8 121 (4.66%) Web Services
9 115 (4.43%) RESTful
10 98 (3.78%) .NET Framework
11 97 (3.74%) jQuery
12 88 (3.39%) XML
13 80 (3.08%) WCF
14 60 (2.31%) REST
15 59 (2.27%) Entity Framework
16 53 (2.04%) .NET Core
16 53 (2.04%) WPF
17 51 (1.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 50 (1.93%) HTML5
19 48 (1.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 290 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
2 147 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 135 (5.20%) Greenfield Project
4 125 (4.82%) Management Information System
5 87 (3.35%) Self-Motivation
6 76 (2.93%) User Experience
7 75 (2.89%) Data Centre
8 62 (2.39%) Fintech
9 42 (1.62%) Blackberry
10 38 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
11 36 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 33 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
13 32 (1.23%) Virtual Team
14 31 (1.19%) Clustering
15 29 (1.12%) iPhone
16 27 (1.04%) e-Learning
16 27 (1.04%) Hedge funds
17 26 (1.00%) Data Structures
17 26 (1.00%) Equities
18 25 (0.96%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 808 (31.14%) Windows
2 356 (13.72%) Windows Server
3 214 (8.25%) Windows 10
4 207 (7.98%) Windows 7
5 162 (6.24%) Linux
5 162 (6.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 142 (5.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 63 (2.43%) Android
8 59 (2.27%) Unix
9 44 (1.70%) Windows 8
10 39 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 33 (1.27%) Mac OS X
12 31 (1.19%) Mac OS
13 23 (0.89%) Apple iOS
13 23 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
14 22 (0.85%) VMS
15 15 (0.58%) CentOS
16 7 (0.27%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.19%) HPUX
18 4 (0.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 622 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
2 435 (16.76%) Business Intelligence
3 345 (13.29%) ITIL
4 299 (11.52%) Problem-Solving
5 244 (9.40%) Project Management
6 243 (9.36%) MVC
7 193 (7.44%) SDLC
8 192 (7.40%) Scrum
9 191 (7.36%) ETL
10 169 (6.51%) Software Engineering
11 164 (6.32%) CRM
12 158 (6.09%) DevOps
13 149 (5.74%) Migration
14 148 (5.70%) TDD
15 145 (5.59%) Analytics
16 140 (5.39%) Mentoring
17 137 (5.28%) Continuous Improvement
18 132 (5.09%) Web Development
19 124 (4.78%) Continuous Integration
20 121 (4.66%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 983 (37.88%) SQL
2 616 (23.74%) C#
3 353 (13.60%) T-SQL
4 303 (11.68%) PowerShell
5 253 (9.75%) JavaScript
6 96 (3.70%) Java
7 94 (3.62%) Python
8 66 (2.54%) C
9 65 (2.50%) VBA
10 46 (1.77%) R
11 37 (1.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 35 (1.35%) VB
13 31 (1.19%) VB.NET
14 23 (0.89%) Bash Shell
14 23 (0.89%) VBScript
15 20 (0.77%) Ruby
16 19 (0.73%) Shell Script
17 17 (0.66%) PHP
18 16 (0.62%) Perl
18 16 (0.62%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 318 (12.25%) Degree
2 195 (7.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 92 (3.55%) MCSE
4 63 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
5 62 (2.39%) Computer Science Degree
6 60 (2.31%) MCSA
7 40 (1.54%) MCP
8 38 (1.46%) PMI Certification
8 38 (1.46%) PMP
9 35 (1.35%) CCNP
10 34 (1.31%) CCNA
11 32 (1.23%) MCITP
12 30 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
13 29 (1.12%) CCIE
14 28 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 26 (1.00%) ISEB
16 20 (0.77%) MCTS
17 17 (0.66%) A+ Certification
18 16 (0.62%) CISSP
18 16 (0.62%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (4.08%) QA
2 84 (3.24%) SLA
3 43 (1.66%) PMO
4 40 (1.54%) Data Quality
5 33 (1.27%) GDPR
6 32 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (0.46%) PCI DSS
8 10 (0.39%) MiFID
9 8 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
10 6 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 6 (0.23%) Solvency II
11 5 (0.19%) GCP
12 4 (0.15%) EMIR
12 4 (0.15%) FATCA
13 3 (0.12%) HIPAA
13 3 (0.12%) WAI
14 2 (0.077%) ISO 31000
14 2 (0.077%) NEBOSH
15 1 (0.039%) IFRS
15 1 (0.039%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 612 (23.58%) Active Directory
2 227 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 127 (4.89%) Hyper-V
4 59 (2.27%) XenApp
5 53 (2.04%) XenDesktop
6 52 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
6 52 (2.00%) vSphere
7 44 (1.70%) Virtual Machines
8 33 (1.27%) Docker
9 18 (0.69%) XenServer
10 16 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
11 12 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
12 9 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 5 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.15%) BitLocker
14 4 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (0.12%) DFS Replication
15 3 (0.12%) HDFS
15 3 (0.12%) StorNext
15 3 (0.12%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 126 (4.86%) SCCM
2 41 (1.58%) Puppet
3 37 (1.43%) WSUS
4 34 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
5 30 (1.16%) Ansible
6 25 (0.96%) Failover Clustering
7 19 (0.73%) SCOM
8 18 (0.69%) Backup Exec
8 18 (0.69%) vCenter Server
9 15 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
10 13 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
11 11 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
12 10 (0.39%) AirWatch
13 9 (0.35%) Data Guard
13 9 (0.35%) Kubernetes
13 9 (0.35%) Nagios
13 9 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
14 8 (0.31%) HP Data Protector
14 8 (0.31%) Jamf Pro
14 8 (0.31%) Terraform
Vendors
1 346 (13.33%) VMware
2 217 (8.36%) Cisco
3 216 (8.32%) Citrix
4 148 (5.70%) Oracle
5 80 (3.08%) Tableau
6 77 (2.97%) Apple
7 65 (2.50%) HP
8 58 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
9 50 (1.93%) Adobe
10 49 (1.89%) Google
11 45 (1.73%) IBM
12 44 (1.70%) NetApp
13 43 (1.66%) Red Hat
14 40 (1.54%) CheckPoint
15 37 (1.43%) F5
16 36 (1.39%) iManage
16 36 (1.39%) ServiceNow
17 34 (1.31%) Bloomberg
17 34 (1.31%) EMC
18 33 (1.27%) Dell