Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 11 12 11
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1,025 745 1,627
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 14.16% 14.66% 14.19%
As % of the Vendors category 41.12% 42.28% 37.68%
Number of salaries quoted 884 642 1,432
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £27,775
25th Percentile £46,250 £47,750 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +23.81% -0.94%
75th Percentile £77,500 £78,938 £71,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £96,250 £81,250
London median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +13.64% -

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 2,493 1,762 4,318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 34.43% 34.67% 37.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2,107 1,500 3,686
10th Percentile £36,750 £41,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £48,000 £51,250 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.14% +16.67% -
75th Percentile £81,250 £85,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £97,500 £90,000
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% 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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +1 849 £65,000 -1.52% 372
City of Westminster +4 43 £37,500 -28.57% 4
West End of London +2 37 £37,000 -29.52% 5
Kensington and Chelsea +4 15 £70,000 +11.55%
Southwark - 8 £83,750 -
Lambeth -7 3 - -
Camden -14 3 £69,500 +54.44% 1
Microsoft
London

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 537 (52.39%) Azure
2 366 (35.71%) Finance
3 340 (33.17%) Windows
4 312 (30.44%) Microsoft 365
5 270 (26.34%) SQL
6 265 (25.85%) Agile Software Development
7 247 (24.10%) Active Directory
8 199 (19.41%) Social Skills
9 198 (19.32%) Microsoft Office
10 195 (19.02%) DevOps
11 193 (18.83%) SQL Server
12 168 (16.39%) C#
13 163 (15.90%) Business Intelligence
14 154 (15.02%) Power Platform
15 153 (14.93%) .NET
16 152 (14.83%) ITIL
17 133 (12.98%) PowerShell
18 126 (12.29%) Analytics
18 126 (12.29%) Windows Server
19 124 (12.10%) Power BI
20 122 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
20 122 (11.90%) Degree
21 120 (11.71%) AWS
22 113 (11.02%) Windows 10
23 111 (10.83%) Project Management
23 111 (10.83%) VMware
24 103 (10.05%) Microsoft Excel
25 102 (9.95%) SharePoint
26 100 (9.76%) Law
27 89 (8.68%) Azure Active Directory

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
1 102 (9.95%) SharePoint
2 46 (4.49%) MS Exchange
3 17 (1.66%) CMS
4 16 (1.56%) Confluence
4 16 (1.56%) IIS
5 12 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (0.98%) Skype for Business
7 7 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (0.59%) IBM HTTP Server
9 5 (0.49%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.39%) Apache Airflow
11 3 (0.29%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.20%) Drupal
12 2 (0.20%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.20%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.098%) SAS
13 1 (0.098%) WebSphere
Applications
1 198 (19.32%) Microsoft Office
2 103 (10.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 46 (4.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 30 (2.93%) Microsoft Project
5 19 (1.85%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.68%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.29%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.098%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.098%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.098%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.098%) Revit
9 1 (0.098%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.68%) Elite 3E
4 5 (0.49%) Sentinel
5 4 (0.39%) Misys Midas
6 3 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.20%) Findur
7 2 (0.20%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.098%) HFM
8 1 (0.098%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.098%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.098%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.098%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.098%) Relativity
8 1 (0.098%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.098%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.098%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.098%) Summit
8 1 (0.098%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 537 (52.39%) Azure
2 312 (30.44%) Microsoft 365
3 154 (15.02%) Power Platform
4 120 (11.71%) AWS
5 89 (8.68%) Azure Active Directory
6 60 (5.85%) IaaS
6 60 (5.85%) SaaS
7 59 (5.76%) PaaS
8 58 (5.66%) Dynamics 365
9 39 (3.80%) Serverless
10 38 (3.71%) PowerApps
11 33 (3.22%) Azure Data Factory
12 31 (3.02%) Azure Monitor
13 30 (2.93%) OneDrive
14 25 (2.44%) GCP
15 22 (2.15%) AWS CloudFormation
15 22 (2.15%) Power Automate
16 19 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
16 19 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
16 19 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 78 (7.61%) DNS
2 73 (7.12%) Firewall
3 60 (5.85%) DHCP
4 53 (5.17%) WAN
5 45 (4.39%) TCP/IP
6 38 (3.71%) LAN
7 37 (3.61%) Wireless
8 33 (3.22%) VPN
9 24 (2.34%) VoIP
10 20 (1.95%) Internet
11 18 (1.76%) WebEx
12 17 (1.66%) VLAN
13 16 (1.56%) Intranet
14 15 (1.46%) Cisco IOS
15 14 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
16 12 (1.17%) Network Security
16 12 (1.17%) SAN
17 10 (0.98%) Skype
18 9 (0.88%) SSH
19 7 (0.68%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (18.83%) SQL Server
2 124 (12.10%) Power BI
3 85 (8.29%) Data Warehouse
4 62 (6.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 52 (5.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 34 (3.32%) Azure SQL Database
7 31 (3.02%) Tableau
8 26 (2.54%) SQL Server 2016
9 25 (2.44%) Data Lake
10 24 (2.34%) Relational Database
11 22 (2.15%) Big Data
12 21 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 17 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
13 17 (1.66%) SQL Server 2017
14 16 (1.56%) Power Query
15 14 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
16 11 (1.07%) OLAP
17 8 (0.78%) Oracle Database
17 8 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
17 8 (0.78%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 63 (6.15%) Git (software)
2 59 (5.76%) JIRA
3 51 (4.98%) Visual Studio
4 40 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 25 (2.44%) Jenkins
6 24 (2.34%) Visual Studio Team System
7 16 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
8 15 (1.46%) TeamCity
9 14 (1.37%) GitLab
9 14 (1.37%) NUnit
10 10 (0.98%) Selenium
11 8 (0.78%) SpecFlow
11 8 (0.78%) Subversion
11 8 (0.78%) WebDriver
12 7 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (0.68%) Bitbucket
12 7 (0.68%) Cucumber
12 7 (0.68%) Maven
12 7 (0.68%) MSTest
13 6 (0.59%) JMeter
General
1 366 (35.71%) Finance
2 199 (19.41%) Social Skills
3 100 (9.76%) Law
4 83 (8.10%) Legal
5 81 (7.90%) Analytical Skills
6 74 (7.22%) Banking
7 33 (3.22%) Advertising
8 30 (2.93%) Public Sector
9 26 (2.54%) Retail
10 24 (2.34%) Marketing
11 23 (2.24%) Investment Banking
12 22 (2.15%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 19 (1.85%) Financial Institution
13 19 (1.85%) Front Office
13 19 (1.85%) Organisational Skills
13 19 (1.85%) Telecoms
14 18 (1.76%) Presentation Skills
15 15 (1.46%) Influencing Skills
16 13 (1.27%) Back Office
16 13 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 196 (19.12%) Analyst
2 181 (17.66%) Developer
3 102 (9.95%) Architect
4 73 (7.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 56 (5.46%) Support Analyst
6 53 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
7 52 (5.07%) Support Engineer
8 43 (4.20%) IT Support
9 42 (4.10%) Desktop Support
10 41 (4.00%) IT Analyst
11 40 (3.90%) Team Leader
12 39 (3.80%) Consultant
13 36 (3.51%) IT Engineer
14 32 (3.12%) Cloud Engineer
15 31 (3.02%) Project Manager
15 31 (3.02%) Senior Developer
15 31 (3.02%) SQL Developer
16 30 (2.93%) Azure Architect
16 30 (2.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 27 (2.63%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (14.93%) .NET
2 70 (6.83%) .NET Framework
3 55 (5.37%) AngularJS
4 48 (4.68%) Web Services
5 46 (4.49%) ASP.NET
6 44 (4.29%) HTML
7 35 (3.41%) CSS
8 34 (3.32%) .NET Core
9 33 (3.22%) Entity Framework
10 31 (3.02%) jQuery
11 29 (2.83%) React
12 25 (2.44%) WCF
13 23 (2.24%) JSON
14 21 (2.05%) REST
15 20 (1.95%) SOAP
16 19 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
17 17 (1.66%) ASP.NET Web API
18 16 (1.56%) Vue.js
18 16 (1.56%) XML
19 15 (1.46%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 43 (4.20%) Self-Motivation
2 42 (4.10%) User Experience
3 38 (3.71%) Management Information System
4 31 (3.02%) Video Conferencing
5 27 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 26 (2.54%) Greenfield Project
7 24 (2.34%) Data Centre
8 21 (2.05%) Hedge funds
8 21 (2.05%) iPhone
9 20 (1.95%) Blackberry
10 19 (1.85%) Public Cloud
11 18 (1.76%) Replication
12 16 (1.56%) Equities
12 16 (1.56%) iPad
13 14 (1.37%) Enterprise Cloud
13 14 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 14 (1.37%) Smartphone
14 13 (1.27%) Derivative
15 12 (1.17%) Analytical Mindset
15 12 (1.17%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 340 (33.17%) Windows
2 126 (12.29%) Windows Server
3 113 (11.02%) Windows 10
4 65 (6.34%) Linux
5 57 (5.56%) Windows Server 2016
6 41 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 37 (3.61%) Android
8 36 (3.51%) Windows Server 2019
9 24 (2.34%) Windows 7
10 22 (2.15%) Apple iOS
11 19 (1.85%) Mac OS X
11 19 (1.85%) Unix
12 14 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (1.27%) Windows 8
14 10 (0.98%) VMS
15 6 (0.59%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.29%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.20%) CentOS
17 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (25.85%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (19.02%) DevOps
3 163 (15.90%) Business Intelligence
4 152 (14.83%) ITIL
5 126 (12.29%) Analytics
6 122 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
7 111 (10.83%) Project Management
8 88 (8.59%) Migration
9 87 (8.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 86 (8.39%) CI/CD
11 77 (7.51%) Scrum
12 73 (7.12%) Continuous Improvement
13 66 (6.44%) Visualisation
14 62 (6.05%) Change Management
15 61 (5.95%) Data Modelling
16 58 (5.66%) ITSM
17 57 (5.56%) CRM
18 56 (5.46%) Cybersecurity
18 56 (5.46%) Software Engineering
19 55 (5.37%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 270 (26.34%) SQL
2 168 (16.39%) C#
3 133 (12.98%) PowerShell
4 83 (8.10%) Python
5 75 (7.32%) JavaScript
6 63 (6.15%) T-SQL
7 37 (3.61%) Java
8 30 (2.93%) Bash
9 20 (1.95%) VB
9 20 (1.95%) VBA
10 19 (1.85%) TypeScript
11 15 (1.46%) C++
11 15 (1.46%) PL/SQL
12 14 (1.37%) ANSI SQL
12 14 (1.37%) R
13 13 (1.27%) C
14 11 (1.07%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 9 (0.88%) Go
16 8 (0.78%) Ruby
16 8 (0.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 122 (11.90%) Degree
2 52 (5.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (4.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 20 (1.95%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.95%) Security Cleared
5 18 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
6 15 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (1.07%) MCSE
8 10 (0.98%) AWS Certification
8 10 (0.98%) CISSP
9 9 (0.88%) IIBA
10 6 (0.59%) CCNA
11 5 (0.49%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 5 (0.49%) MCSA
12 4 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.39%) MCP
12 4 (0.39%) TOGAF Certification
13 3 (0.29%) A+ Certification
13 3 (0.29%) CHECK Team Member
13 3 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (5.66%) QA
2 49 (4.78%) Data Quality
3 41 (4.00%) SLA
4 33 (3.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (2.34%) GDPR
6 21 (2.05%) PMO
7 11 (1.07%) NIST
8 6 (0.59%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.39%) Accessibility
10 3 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.29%) GRC
10 3 (0.29%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.098%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.098%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.098%) NIST 800
12 1 (0.098%) PSD2
12 1 (0.098%) SOC 2
System Software
1 247 (24.10%) Active Directory
2 65 (6.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (3.71%) Docker
4 31 (3.02%) VMware ESXi
5 29 (2.83%) Hyper-V
6 18 (1.76%) XenApp
7 17 (1.66%) vSphere
8 15 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
9 13 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (1.17%) Virtual Desktop
11 7 (0.68%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 7 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (0.59%) VMware Server
13 4 (0.39%) Ceph
13 4 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 3 (0.29%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.29%) Firmware
14 3 (0.29%) KVM
14 3 (0.29%) VMware NSX
14 3 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 86 (8.39%) SCCM
2 53 (5.17%) Terraform
3 51 (4.98%) Microsoft Intune
4 50 (4.88%) Kubernetes
5 27 (2.63%) Ansible
6 22 (2.15%) SCOM
7 11 (1.07%) EdgeSight
7 11 (1.07%) Microsoft Clustering
7 11 (1.07%) Nagios
7 11 (1.07%) Puppet
7 11 (1.07%) SCOrch
7 11 (1.07%) SCVMM
8 10 (0.98%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 10 (0.98%) FortiGate
9 9 (0.88%) Grafana
9 9 (0.88%) Prometheus
10 8 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (0.59%) NetBackup
12 5 (0.49%) SCSM
Vendors
1 111 (10.83%) VMware
2 85 (8.29%) Citrix
3 65 (6.34%) Cisco
4 48 (4.68%) iManage
5 47 (4.59%) Google
6 39 (3.80%) Apple
7 36 (3.51%) ServiceNow
8 33 (3.22%) HP
9 30 (2.93%) Oracle
10 29 (2.83%) Aderant
10 29 (2.83%) Bloomberg
11 27 (2.63%) Intapp
12 25 (2.44%) SAP
13 24 (2.34%) Databricks
14 20 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
15 19 (1.85%) IBM
15 19 (1.85%) SolarWinds
16 17 (1.66%) Atlassian
17 16 (1.56%) Adobe
17 16 (1.56%) Dell