Period
to 19 April 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 19 April 2019 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 5 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1,593 2,070 1,684
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.58% 19.16% 16.17%
As % of the Vendors category 38.98% 44.13% 37.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,420 1,866 1,563
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,125 £75,000
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% -0.95%

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 the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 4,087 4,691 4,521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.98% 43.42% 43.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3,619 4,050 4,085
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £56,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.82% -

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in the City of London

Microsoft
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in the City of London

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in the City of London

Microsoft
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the City of London region over the 6 months to 19 April 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
Moorgate -2 11 £50,000 -
London Bridge +2 5 £53,750 +53.57%
Microsoft
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 672 (42.18%) Finance
2 591 (37.10%) SQL
3 535 (33.58%) Windows
4 526 (33.02%) SQL Server
5 502 (31.51%) Microsoft Azure
6 435 (27.31%) .NET
7 428 (26.87%) C#
8 396 (24.86%) Agile Software Development
9 375 (23.54%) Active Directory
10 315 (19.77%) Microsoft Office
11 296 (18.58%) Office 365
12 278 (17.45%) Windows Server
13 230 (14.44%) Degree
14 219 (13.75%) JavaScript
15 216 (13.56%) ITIL
16 211 (13.25%) AngularJS
17 206 (12.93%) Business Intelligence
18 201 (12.62%) ASP.NET
18 201 (12.62%) Problem-Solving
19 194 (12.18%) VMware
20 185 (11.61%) DevOps
21 183 (11.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 176 (11.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 176 (11.05%) MVC
23 174 (10.92%) SharePoint
24 164 (10.30%) Power BI
25 163 (10.23%) PowerShell
26 157 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
27 155 (9.73%) T-SQL
28 153 (9.60%) Data Warehouse

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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
1 174 (10.92%) SharePoint
2 121 (7.60%) MS Exchange
3 92 (5.78%) IIS
4 52 (3.26%) Skype for Business
5 32 (2.01%) Umbraco
6 19 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (0.94%) Confluence
8 14 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
9 13 (0.82%) CMS
10 12 (0.75%) OpenStack
11 9 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (0.44%) Apache Spark
13 7 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
13 7 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (0.31%) NServiceBus
15 4 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
15 4 (0.25%) nginx
15 4 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 315 (19.77%) Microsoft Office
2 143 (8.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 62 (3.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (1.26%) MS Visio
5 19 (1.19%) AutoCAD
6 13 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.31%) SPSS
8 4 (0.25%) Maple
9 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.13%) InVision
9 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.063%) Revit
10 1 (0.063%) Stata
Business Applications
1 89 (5.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
3 12 (0.75%) NetSuite
4 11 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.50%) Dynamics GP
5 8 (0.50%) SAP Business One
6 5 (0.31%) FastStats
7 4 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 4 (0.25%) Elite 3E
7 4 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
8 3 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
9 2 (0.13%) Infor SunSystems
9 2 (0.13%) iTrent
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 502 (31.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 296 (18.58%) Office 365
3 157 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
4 70 (4.39%) SaaS
5 57 (3.58%) Dynamics 365
6 51 (3.20%) PaaS
7 44 (2.76%) Azure Data Factory
7 44 (2.76%) IaaS
8 38 (2.39%) Azure Active Directory
9 23 (1.44%) Azure Functions
9 23 (1.44%) Serverless
10 20 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
11 14 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
12 12 (0.75%) Slack
13 8 (0.50%) GitHub
13 8 (0.50%) Mimecast
14 7 (0.44%) Trello
15 5 (0.31%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 5 (0.31%) npm
15 5 (0.31%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 144 (9.04%) Firewall
2 142 (8.91%) DNS
3 124 (7.78%) DHCP
4 90 (5.65%) TCP/IP
5 73 (4.58%) LAN
6 65 (4.08%) WAN
7 55 (3.45%) VPN
8 54 (3.39%) Skype
8 54 (3.39%) VoIP
9 44 (2.76%) Internet
10 42 (2.64%) Wireless
11 39 (2.45%) SAN
12 28 (1.76%) VLAN
13 22 (1.38%) Unified Communications
14 19 (1.19%) Network Security
15 15 (0.94%) PBX
16 14 (0.88%) MPLS
17 13 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
18 10 (0.63%) IP Telephony
18 10 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 526 (33.02%) SQL Server
2 183 (11.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 176 (11.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 164 (10.30%) Power BI
5 153 (9.60%) Data Warehouse
6 108 (6.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 64 (4.02%) SQL Server 2012
8 61 (3.83%) Data Lake
9 59 (3.70%) Relational Database
10 52 (3.26%) SQL Server 2016
11 43 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
12 41 (2.57%) Big Data
13 36 (2.26%) NoSQL
14 31 (1.95%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 31 (1.95%) MySQL
15 30 (1.88%) SQL Server 2014
16 28 (1.76%) Cosmos DB
16 28 (1.76%) DB2
17 27 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 23 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 80 (5.02%) Visual Studio
2 66 (4.14%) JIRA
3 63 (3.95%) Git (software)
4 54 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 33 (2.07%) TeamCity
6 27 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
7 26 (1.63%) Octopus Deploy
8 22 (1.38%) Jenkins
8 22 (1.38%) Selenium
9 20 (1.26%) Eclipse
10 13 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 13 (0.82%) Subversion
11 12 (0.75%) NUnit
12 9 (0.56%) tSQLt
13 8 (0.50%) PyCharm
13 8 (0.50%) Visual Studio Code
14 5 (0.31%) SpecFlow
14 5 (0.31%) Vagrant
15 4 (0.25%) Bower
15 4 (0.25%) WebStorm
General
1 672 (42.18%) Finance
2 149 (9.35%) Banking
3 56 (3.52%) Law
4 54 (3.39%) Advertising
5 43 (2.70%) Legal
6 41 (2.57%) Retail
7 25 (1.57%) Back Office
8 24 (1.51%) Investment Banking
8 24 (1.51%) Marketing
8 24 (1.51%) Telecoms
9 21 (1.32%) Financial Institution
10 17 (1.07%) French Language
11 9 (0.56%) General Ledger
12 7 (0.44%) Front Office
13 6 (0.38%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.25%) Local Government
14 4 (0.25%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.25%) Publishing
15 2 (0.13%) Games
15 2 (0.13%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 430 (26.99%) Developer
2 333 (20.90%) Analyst
3 200 (12.55%) .NET Developer
4 184 (11.55%) C# Developer
5 136 (8.54%) C# .NET Developer
6 121 (7.60%) Support Analyst
7 108 (6.78%) Support Engineer
8 99 (6.21%) IT Support
9 71 (4.46%) Architect
10 69 (4.33%) Consultant
10 69 (4.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 67 (4.21%) Applications Support
12 63 (3.95%) Service Analyst
13 62 (3.89%) Desktop Support
14 60 (3.77%) IT Analyst
15 57 (3.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 55 (3.45%) Senior Developer
16 55 (3.45%) SQL Developer
17 53 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
18 50 (3.14%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 435 (27.31%) .NET
2 211 (13.25%) AngularJS
3 201 (12.62%) ASP.NET
4 142 (8.91%) ASP.NET Web API
5 136 (8.54%) HTML
6 135 (8.47%) CSS
7 113 (7.09%) .NET Core
8 105 (6.59%) jQuery
9 72 (4.52%) Web Services
10 70 (4.39%) .NET Framework
11 69 (4.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 59 (3.70%) REST
13 57 (3.58%) RESTful
14 53 (3.33%) Entity Framework
15 50 (3.14%) XML
16 36 (2.26%) MDX
17 32 (2.01%) Angular 2
17 32 (2.01%) JSON
18 30 (1.88%) ASP.NET Core
19 29 (1.82%) React
Miscellaneous
1 142 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (4.65%) Self-Motivation
3 73 (4.58%) Fintech
4 72 (4.52%) Greenfield Project
5 58 (3.64%) User Experience
6 54 (3.39%) Data Centre
6 54 (3.39%) Mobile App
7 52 (3.26%) Management Information System
8 48 (3.01%) Reinsurance
9 31 (1.95%) Data Structures
10 28 (1.76%) Public Cloud
10 28 (1.76%) Video Conferencing
11 26 (1.63%) Robotics
12 24 (1.51%) Clustering
12 24 (1.51%) Equities
12 24 (1.51%) PKI
13 23 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
14 21 (1.32%) iPad
15 20 (1.26%) iPhone
16 18 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 535 (33.58%) Windows
2 278 (17.45%) Windows Server
3 133 (8.35%) Windows 10
4 116 (7.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 98 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 73 (4.58%) Windows 7
7 72 (4.52%) Linux
8 36 (2.26%) Apple iOS
9 33 (2.07%) Android
10 24 (1.51%) Unix
11 18 (1.13%) Windows 8
12 14 (0.88%) Mac OS
13 13 (0.82%) Mac OS X
14 11 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (0.44%) CentOS
17 4 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
17 4 (0.25%) Windows XP
18 3 (0.19%) Data ONTAP
19 2 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 396 (24.86%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (13.56%) ITIL
3 206 (12.93%) Business Intelligence
4 201 (12.62%) Problem-Solving
5 185 (11.61%) DevOps
6 176 (11.05%) MVC
7 139 (8.73%) Analytics
8 136 (8.54%) Scrum
9 135 (8.47%) SDLC
10 119 (7.47%) Project Management
11 115 (7.22%) Test Automation
12 112 (7.03%) CRM
13 111 (6.97%) Computer Science
13 111 (6.97%) TDD
14 108 (6.78%) Migration
15 102 (6.40%) Web Development
16 94 (5.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 88 (5.52%) ETL
17 88 (5.52%) Software Engineering
18 82 (5.15%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 591 (37.10%) SQL
2 428 (26.87%) C#
3 219 (13.75%) JavaScript
4 163 (10.23%) PowerShell
5 155 (9.73%) T-SQL
6 127 (7.97%) Python
7 53 (3.33%) R
8 49 (3.08%) Java
8 49 (3.08%) VBA
9 38 (2.39%) VB.NET
10 36 (2.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 23 (1.44%) VB
12 19 (1.19%) C
13 17 (1.07%) TypeScript
14 14 (0.88%) Bash Shell
14 14 (0.88%) C++
15 11 (0.69%) Shell Script
16 8 (0.50%) Ruby
17 7 (0.44%) PL/SQL
18 6 (0.38%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 230 (14.44%) Degree
2 89 (5.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 54 (3.39%) MCSE
4 48 (3.01%) Computer Science Degree
5 37 (2.32%) Cisco Certification
6 31 (1.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 30 (1.88%) CISSP
8 29 (1.82%) CCNP
8 29 (1.82%) ISEB
8 29 (1.82%) MCSA
9 21 (1.32%) HND
10 19 (1.19%) Security Cleared
10 19 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 16 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
11 16 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 13 (0.82%) MCP
13 11 (0.69%) A+ Certification
13 11 (0.69%) AWS Certification
13 11 (0.69%) CCNA
13 11 (0.69%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (4.71%) QA
2 59 (3.70%) SLA
3 23 (1.44%) Data Quality
4 21 (1.32%) WAI
5 20 (1.26%) PMO
6 6 (0.38%) GDPR
6 6 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.13%) EMIR
8 2 (0.13%) FATCA
8 2 (0.13%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.13%) MiFID
8 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.063%) COBIT
9 1 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.063%) P3O
9 1 (0.063%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.063%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 375 (23.54%) Active Directory
2 127 (7.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (5.59%) Hyper-V
4 46 (2.89%) XenApp
5 30 (1.88%) XenDesktop
6 25 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (1.51%) Docker
8 16 (1.00%) vSphere
9 10 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
10 9 (0.56%) BitLocker
11 7 (0.44%) Firmware
11 7 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (0.31%) VMware NSX
13 4 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.19%) XenServer
15 2 (0.13%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
16 1 (0.063%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 117 (7.34%) SCCM
2 30 (1.88%) SCOM
3 28 (1.76%) Terraform
4 25 (1.57%) Kubernetes
5 22 (1.38%) Ansible
6 21 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (1.13%) Puppet
8 17 (1.07%) McAfee ePO
8 17 (1.07%) vCenter Server
9 15 (0.94%) Backup Exec
9 15 (0.94%) SCOrch
10 13 (0.82%) SCVMM
11 12 (0.75%) Nagios
11 12 (0.75%) WSUS
12 11 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
13 10 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 8 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
14 8 (0.50%) HP SIM
15 7 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
15 7 (0.44%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 194 (12.18%) VMware
2 118 (7.41%) Citrix
3 92 (5.78%) Cisco
4 85 (5.34%) Oracle
5 41 (2.57%) HP
5 41 (2.57%) Tableau
6 40 (2.51%) Apple
7 32 (2.01%) Dell
8 29 (1.82%) IBM
9 27 (1.69%) Symantec
10 26 (1.63%) Google
11 25 (1.57%) McAfee
12 23 (1.44%) Databricks
13 22 (1.38%) SAP
14 21 (1.32%) Ivanti
15 20 (1.26%) Adobe
16 19 (1.19%) Fidessa
16 19 (1.19%) ServiceNow
17 17 (1.07%) Red Hat
17 17 (1.07%) Splunk