Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 8 10
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2,733 1,936 2,404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 18.81% 15.22% 14.09%
As % of the Vendors category 43.48% 35.23% 32.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2,448 1,803 2,140
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £78,750
London median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.04% +3.16%

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 6,286 5,495 7,439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 43.26% 43.19% 43.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5,401 4,965 6,449
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £85,000
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +1 1,904 £51,500 -1.90% 334
Southwark +11 311 £52,500 +66.67% 1
West End of London 0 64 £50,440 -3.92% 55
Camden +6 42 £41,650 -7.44% 1
City of Westminster -1 31 £55,000 +37.50%
Kensington and Chelsea +1 12 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Microsoft
London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 949 (34.72%) Finance
2 914 (33.44%) SQL
2 914 (33.44%) SQL Server
3 825 (30.19%) .NET
4 824 (30.15%) Windows
5 780 (28.54%) C#
6 646 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
7 575 (21.04%) Active Directory
8 544 (19.90%) Microsoft Azure
9 460 (16.83%) ASP.NET
10 445 (16.28%) JavaScript
11 417 (15.26%) Microsoft Office
12 405 (14.82%) Office 365
13 383 (14.01%) ITIL
14 374 (13.68%) VMware
15 372 (13.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 368 (13.47%) Degree
17 356 (13.03%) MVC
18 347 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
19 325 (11.89%) Windows Server
20 324 (11.86%) HTML
21 322 (11.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 318 (11.64%) CRM
23 316 (11.56%) CSS
24 296 (10.83%) Microsoft Certification
25 294 (10.76%) T-SQL
26 288 (10.54%) SharePoint
27 277 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
28 272 (9.95%) Advertising
29 252 (9.22%) VMware Infrastructure

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
1 288 (10.54%) SharePoint
2 226 (8.27%) MS Exchange
3 117 (4.28%) IIS
4 83 (3.04%) Skype for Business
5 79 (2.89%) CMS
6 77 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
7 56 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
8 42 (1.54%) EPiServer
9 41 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
10 40 (1.46%) Umbraco
11 29 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
12 26 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
13 25 (0.91%) Confluence
14 23 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
14 23 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
15 21 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 19 (0.70%) SAS
17 17 (0.62%) Apache
18 16 (0.59%) JBoss
19 15 (0.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 417 (15.26%) Microsoft Office
2 230 (8.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 100 (3.66%) MS Visio
4 81 (2.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 37 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
6 27 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.33%) SPSS
8 8 (0.29%) Acrobat
8 8 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.15%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.15%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.15%) Stata
10 2 (0.073%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.073%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.073%) InVision
10 2 (0.073%) Maya
11 1 (0.037%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.037%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.037%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.037%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 251 (9.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 121 (4.43%) Dynamics AX
3 58 (2.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 12 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
5 11 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
6 10 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
7 9 (0.33%) NetSuite
8 8 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
9 6 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 6 (0.22%) Eikon
10 5 (0.18%) OpenText MBPM
10 5 (0.18%) Visualfiles
11 4 (0.15%) BPCS
12 3 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
12 3 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
12 3 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
12 3 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
12 3 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 3 (0.11%) Workday HCM
13 2 (0.073%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 544 (19.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 405 (14.82%) Office 365
3 216 (7.90%) Amazon AWS
4 115 (4.21%) Dynamics 365
5 92 (3.37%) IaaS
6 77 (2.82%) PaaS
7 71 (2.60%) SaaS
8 48 (1.76%) Azure Active Directory
9 29 (1.06%) Serverless
10 25 (0.91%) Azure Data Factory
10 25 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
11 20 (0.73%) Azure Machine Learning
11 20 (0.73%) GitHub
11 20 (0.73%) OneDrive
12 18 (0.66%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 16 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
14 13 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
15 10 (0.37%) G Suite
16 9 (0.33%) FinancialForce
16 9 (0.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 178 (6.51%) Firewall
2 128 (4.68%) DNS
3 127 (4.65%) WAN
4 118 (4.32%) LAN
5 111 (4.06%) VPN
6 104 (3.81%) Internet
7 103 (3.77%) SAN
8 101 (3.70%) DHCP
9 79 (2.89%) TCP/IP
10 76 (2.78%) Skype
11 58 (2.12%) Intranet
12 54 (1.98%) VoIP
13 50 (1.83%) Wireless
14 32 (1.17%) Network Security
15 30 (1.10%) Unified Communications
16 28 (1.02%) Remote Desktop
17 27 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
18 23 (0.84%) VLAN
18 23 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
19 17 (0.62%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 914 (33.44%) SQL Server
2 372 (13.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 322 (11.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 201 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
5 174 (6.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 139 (5.09%) Power BI
7 108 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
8 105 (3.84%) Relational Database
9 103 (3.77%) SQL Server 2014
10 102 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
11 69 (2.52%) MySQL
12 58 (2.12%) Big Data
13 50 (1.83%) NoSQL
14 47 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
15 44 (1.61%) RDBMS
16 43 (1.57%) Oracle Database
17 38 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
18 36 (1.32%) QlikView
18 36 (1.32%) SQL Server 2016
19 35 (1.28%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 217 (7.94%) Visual Studio
2 114 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 109 (3.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 103 (3.77%) JIRA
5 45 (1.65%) TeamCity
6 43 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
7 40 (1.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 36 (1.32%) Jenkins
8 36 (1.32%) Subversion
9 33 (1.21%) NUnit
10 27 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
11 20 (0.73%) MSTest
11 20 (0.73%) Rhino Mocks
11 20 (0.73%) Selenium
12 19 (0.70%) SpecFlow
13 18 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 18 (0.66%) Eclipse
14 16 (0.59%) Moq
15 14 (0.51%) WebDriver
16 9 (0.33%) Bitbucket
General
1 949 (34.72%) Finance
2 272 (9.95%) Advertising
3 132 (4.83%) Retail
4 124 (4.54%) Banking
5 107 (3.92%) Legal
6 101 (3.70%) Law
7 61 (2.23%) Marketing
8 46 (1.68%) Investment Banking
9 45 (1.65%) Front Office
10 41 (1.50%) Telecoms
11 37 (1.35%) Back Office
12 34 (1.24%) Financial Institution
13 21 (0.77%) Manufacturing
14 18 (0.66%) Games
15 15 (0.55%) Publishing
16 8 (0.29%) Multimedia
17 7 (0.26%) Music Industry
18 6 (0.22%) Arabic Language
19 5 (0.18%) Billing
20 4 (0.15%) French Language
Job Titles
1 735 (26.89%) Developer
2 486 (17.78%) Analyst
3 301 (11.01%) .NET Developer
4 254 (9.29%) C# Developer
5 206 (7.54%) Consultant
6 185 (6.77%) Architect
7 184 (6.73%) C# .NET Developer
8 150 (5.49%) Support Engineer
9 143 (5.23%) Support Analyst
10 141 (5.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 140 (5.12%) SQL Developer
12 131 (4.79%) Senior Developer
13 108 (3.95%) Business Analyst
13 108 (3.95%) Desktop Support
14 96 (3.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 85 (3.11%) Senior .NET Developer
16 79 (2.89%) 2nd Line Support
17 78 (2.85%) Administrator
18 72 (2.63%) IT Support
19 70 (2.56%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 825 (30.19%) .NET
2 460 (16.83%) ASP.NET
3 324 (11.86%) HTML
4 316 (11.56%) CSS
5 234 (8.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 232 (8.49%) Web Services
7 228 (8.34%) AngularJS
8 197 (7.21%) .NET Framework
9 164 (6.00%) jQuery
10 142 (5.20%) WCF
11 135 (4.94%) HTML5
12 128 (4.68%) ASP.NET Web API
13 125 (4.57%) RESTful
14 119 (4.35%) WPF
15 107 (3.92%) XML
16 86 (3.15%) Entity Framework
16 86 (3.15%) REST
17 84 (3.07%) Ajax
17 84 (3.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 77 (2.82%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 277 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 151 (5.53%) Computer Science
3 149 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
4 113 (4.13%) Data Centre
5 96 (3.51%) User Experience
6 85 (3.11%) Management Information System
7 67 (2.45%) Blackberry
8 62 (2.27%) Client/Server
9 57 (2.09%) Fintech
10 50 (1.83%) Clustering
11 48 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
12 40 (1.46%) Replication
13 38 (1.39%) iPhone
14 36 (1.32%) Mobile App
15 34 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
16 33 (1.21%) Data Structures
17 28 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 24 (0.88%) Reinsurance
19 23 (0.84%) Hedge funds
20 21 (0.77%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 824 (30.15%) Windows
2 325 (11.89%) Windows Server
3 214 (7.83%) Windows 7
4 183 (6.70%) Windows 10
5 162 (5.93%) Linux
6 142 (5.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 120 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 96 (3.51%) Unix
9 63 (2.31%) Android
10 60 (2.20%) Windows 8
11 45 (1.65%) Mac OS X
12 38 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 31 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
14 29 (1.06%) Apple iOS
15 26 (0.95%) Mac OS
16 14 (0.51%) CentOS
17 13 (0.48%) Ubuntu
18 8 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
18 8 (0.29%) Windows XP
19 7 (0.26%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 646 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
2 383 (14.01%) ITIL
3 356 (13.03%) MVC
4 347 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
5 318 (11.64%) CRM
6 198 (7.24%) ETL
7 194 (7.10%) Project Management
8 183 (6.70%) Web Development
9 172 (6.29%) SDLC
10 170 (6.22%) Scrum
10 170 (6.22%) Software Engineering
11 165 (6.04%) TDD
12 162 (5.93%) DevOps
13 153 (5.60%) Analytics
14 136 (4.98%) OO
15 124 (4.54%) Test Automation
16 120 (4.39%) Migration
17 116 (4.24%) Stakeholder Management
18 115 (4.21%) Service Delivery
19 112 (4.10%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 914 (33.44%) SQL
2 780 (28.54%) C#
3 445 (16.28%) JavaScript
4 294 (10.76%) T-SQL
5 202 (7.39%) PowerShell
6 118 (4.32%) Java
7 110 (4.02%) Python
8 81 (2.96%) VB
9 63 (2.31%) VB.NET
10 50 (1.83%) Shell Script
11 44 (1.61%) C
12 43 (1.57%) R
13 34 (1.24%) VBA
14 21 (0.77%) TypeScript
15 19 (0.70%) Perl
16 18 (0.66%) Bash Shell
17 16 (0.59%) C++
17 16 (0.59%) PHP
17 16 (0.59%) X++
18 14 (0.51%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 368 (13.47%) Degree
2 296 (10.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 110 (4.02%) MCSE
4 64 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 58 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
6 53 (1.94%) MCSA
7 43 (1.57%) CCNA
8 39 (1.43%) MCITP
9 34 (1.24%) MCP
10 27 (0.99%) CCNP
10 27 (0.99%) CISSP
10 27 (0.99%) ISEB
11 23 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 21 (0.77%) PMI Certification
13 19 (0.70%) A+ Certification
13 19 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
14 16 (0.59%) Security Cleared
15 15 (0.55%) PMP
16 13 (0.48%) CISM
17 12 (0.44%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (5.63%) QA
2 101 (3.70%) SLA
3 49 (1.79%) Data Quality
4 37 (1.35%) PMO
5 34 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 25 (0.91%) GDPR
6 25 (0.91%) MiFID
7 18 (0.66%) PCI DSS
8 10 (0.37%) Solvency II
9 7 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.22%) COBIT
11 5 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
11 5 (0.18%) SEPA
12 4 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
12 4 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 4 (0.15%) OIPF
13 3 (0.11%) Basel III
13 3 (0.11%) EMIR
13 3 (0.11%) HL7
13 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 575 (21.04%) Active Directory
2 252 (9.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 106 (3.88%) Hyper-V
4 92 (3.37%) XenApp
5 65 (2.38%) XenDesktop
6 57 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
7 35 (1.28%) Docker
8 34 (1.24%) Microsoft App-V
9 28 (1.02%) vSphere
10 26 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
10 26 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
11 21 (0.77%) BitLocker
12 18 (0.66%) Terminal Services
13 12 (0.44%) XenServer
14 9 (0.33%) DFS Replication
15 8 (0.29%) Xen
16 6 (0.22%) pfSense
16 6 (0.22%) Snort
17 3 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
18 2 (0.073%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 164 (6.00%) SCCM
2 79 (2.89%) SCOM
3 55 (2.01%) SCOrch
4 48 (1.76%) Puppet
5 33 (1.21%) Ansible
6 24 (0.88%) vCenter Server
7 22 (0.80%) Microsoft Clustering
7 22 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
8 21 (0.77%) Backup Exec
8 21 (0.77%) WSUS
9 20 (0.73%) Simpana
10 16 (0.59%) SCVMM
11 15 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
11 15 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
12 12 (0.44%) HP Data Protector
12 12 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
12 12 (0.44%) XenMobile
13 11 (0.40%) AirWatch
13 11 (0.40%) BMC PATROL
13 11 (0.40%) Nessus
Vendors
1 374 (13.68%) VMware
2 251 (9.18%) Citrix
3 201 (7.35%) Cisco
4 118 (4.32%) Oracle
5 99 (3.62%) HP
6 88 (3.22%) Apple
7 77 (2.82%) Google
8 73 (2.67%) Tableau
9 69 (2.52%) IBM
10 42 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
11 40 (1.46%) SAP
11 40 (1.46%) Sitecore
12 38 (1.39%) Red Hat
12 38 (1.39%) Sybase
13 37 (1.35%) EMC
14 36 (1.32%) ServiceNow
15 35 (1.28%) CheckPoint
16 33 (1.21%) Veeam
17 32 (1.17%) Adobe
18 29 (1.06%) Cognos