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 3 months to 27 March 2017 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 / City of London
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 7 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 828 1019 1763
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.37% 14.36% 16.94%
As % of the Vendors category 38.58% 33.60% 34.97%
Number of salaries quoted 761 901 1547
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% -  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2146 3033 5042
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 42.44% 42.75% 48.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1928 2670 4287
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in the City of London

Microsoft
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 637 (39.54%) SQL Server
2 610 (37.86%) MS Excel
3 562 (34.89%) SQL
4 531 (32.96%) Finance
5 521 (32.34%) Windows
6 393 (24.39%) .NET
7 380 (23.59%) Agile Software Development
8 342 (21.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 317 (19.68%) Business Intelligence
10 293 (18.19%) Active Directory
11 281 (17.44%) C#
12 276 (17.13%) MS Office
13 268 (16.64%) ITIL
14 262 (16.26%) VMware
15 250 (15.52%) Windows Server
16 245 (15.21%) T-SQL
17 244 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
18 241 (14.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 223 (13.84%) Degree
20 217 (13.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 199 (12.35%) JavaScript
22 198 (12.29%) Cisco
23 196 (12.17%) Microsoft Azure
24 193 (11.98%) MS Exchange
25 192 (11.92%) Project Management
26 190 (11.79%) Citrix
26 190 (11.79%) VMware Infrastructure
27 180 (11.17%) ASP.NET
28 171 (10.61%) MVC
29 170 (10.55%) HTML

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
1 193 (11.98%) MS Exchange
2 152 (9.44%) SharePoint
3 122 (7.57%) IIS
4 93 (5.77%) CMS
5 82 (5.09%) Skype for Business
6 78 (4.84%) EPiServer
7 63 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2010
8 54 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2013
9 36 (2.23%) BizTalk Server
10 35 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
11 31 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 31 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
12 26 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
13 25 (1.55%) JBoss
14 22 (1.37%) Apache
15 15 (0.93%) Tomcat
16 14 (0.87%) Confluence
16 14 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
17 10 (0.62%) Anypoint
17 10 (0.62%) WebSphere
Applications
1 610 (37.86%) MS Excel
2 276 (17.13%) MS Office
3 104 (6.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 53 (3.29%) MS Visio
5 41 (2.55%) MS Project
6 5 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.31%) SPSS
7 4 (0.25%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.12%) HipChat
8 2 (0.12%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.12%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 2 (0.12%) PTC Creo
8 2 (0.12%) Vectorworks
9 1 (0.062%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.062%) Revit
Business Applications
1 77 (4.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (1.80%) Dynamics AX
3 20 (1.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (0.68%) Markit EDM
5 7 (0.43%) NetSuite
5 7 (0.43%) thinkFolio
6 5 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 4 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.19%) HFM
8 3 (0.19%) Temenos T24
9 2 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.12%) CA PPM
9 2 (0.12%) Hyperion Enterprise
9 2 (0.12%) OpenText MBPM
9 2 (0.12%) Primavera
9 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.062%) Hyperion Planning
10 1 (0.062%) Investran
10 1 (0.062%) TRIRIGA
10 1 (0.062%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 196 (12.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 91 (5.65%) Office 365
3 90 (5.59%) Amazon AWS
4 39 (2.42%) SaaS
5 24 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
6 20 (1.24%) PaaS
7 18 (1.12%) IaaS
8 11 (0.68%) GitHub
9 10 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.37%) Data Lake Analytics
11 6 (0.37%) Mimecast
12 5 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (0.31%) G Suite
13 4 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 4 (0.25%) Force.com
13 4 (0.25%) Google App Engine
14 3 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
14 3 (0.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 163 (10.12%) Firewall
2 128 (7.95%) DNS
3 113 (7.01%) DHCP
4 105 (6.52%) Internet
5 102 (6.33%) SAN
6 95 (5.90%) TCP/IP
7 84 (5.21%) Intranet
8 76 (4.72%) VPN
9 75 (4.66%) LAN
10 74 (4.59%) WAN
11 56 (3.48%) VoIP
12 35 (2.17%) SNMP
13 34 (2.11%) Skype
13 34 (2.11%) SMTP
14 26 (1.61%) Wireless
15 25 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
15 25 (1.55%) iSCSI
16 21 (1.30%) Network Security
16 21 (1.30%) Telnet
17 19 (1.18%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 637 (39.54%) SQL Server
2 342 (21.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 244 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
4 241 (14.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 217 (13.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 136 (8.44%) Power BI
7 130 (8.07%) SQL Server 2008
8 106 (6.58%) SQL Server 2014
9 72 (4.47%) Big Data
10 65 (4.03%) Relational Database
11 60 (3.72%) SQL Server 2012
12 37 (2.30%) QlikView
13 36 (2.23%) NoSQL
14 32 (1.99%) MySQL
15 26 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
15 26 (1.61%) OLAP
16 24 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
16 24 (1.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 23 (1.43%) Data Mining
17 23 (1.43%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 140 (8.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 130 (8.07%) Visual Studio
3 47 (2.92%) JIRA
4 28 (1.74%) Git (software)
4 28 (1.74%) Jenkins
5 23 (1.43%) TeamCity
6 18 (1.12%) Subversion
7 14 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
8 13 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 9 (0.56%) PowerDesigner
9 9 (0.56%) Selenium
10 8 (0.50%) Bitbucket
10 8 (0.50%) Travis CI
11 7 (0.43%) NUnit
12 6 (0.37%) Burp Suite
12 6 (0.37%) Eclipse
13 5 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
14 4 (0.25%) Maven
14 4 (0.25%) Toad
14 4 (0.25%) WebDriver
General
1 531 (32.96%) Finance
2 115 (7.14%) Banking
3 111 (6.89%) Legal
4 66 (4.10%) Law
5 65 (4.03%) Retail
6 52 (3.23%) Marketing
7 42 (2.61%) Advertising
8 25 (1.55%) Investment Banking
9 22 (1.37%) Telecoms
10 21 (1.30%) Back Office
11 17 (1.06%) Front Office
12 11 (0.68%) Games
13 10 (0.62%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.56%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.37%) German Language
15 6 (0.37%) Publishing
16 5 (0.31%) French Language
16 5 (0.31%) Turkish Language
17 4 (0.25%) Music Industry
17 4 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 404 (25.08%) Developer
2 365 (22.66%) Analyst
3 148 (9.19%) .NET Developer
4 123 (7.64%) C# Developer
5 115 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 109 (6.77%) Architect
7 101 (6.27%) C# .NET Developer
8 94 (5.83%) Support Engineer
9 87 (5.40%) SQL Developer
10 77 (4.78%) Senior Developer
11 74 (4.59%) Consultant
12 73 (4.53%) IT Support
12 73 (4.53%) Support Analyst
13 70 (4.35%) SSAS Developer
14 68 (4.22%) Business Analyst
15 65 (4.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 65 (4.03%) Junior
15 65 (4.03%) Service Analyst
16 57 (3.54%) Business Intelligence Analyst
17 56 (3.48%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 393 (24.39%) .NET
2 180 (11.17%) ASP.NET
3 170 (10.55%) HTML
4 136 (8.44%) CSS
5 133 (8.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 130 (8.07%) .NET Framework
7 129 (8.01%) Web Services
8 106 (6.58%) XML
9 100 (6.21%) Entity Framework
10 98 (6.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 93 (5.77%) HTML5
12 80 (4.97%) XSLT
13 78 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 70 (4.35%) CSS3
15 64 (3.97%) AngularJS
16 61 (3.79%) ASP.NET Web API
17 57 (3.54%) jQuery
18 52 (3.23%) MDX
19 43 (2.67%) WCF
20 40 (2.48%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 164 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
2 93 (5.77%) Management Information System
3 88 (5.46%) Data Centre
4 86 (5.34%) User Experience
5 64 (3.97%) Computer Science
6 60 (3.72%) Blackberry
7 52 (3.23%) Clustering
8 44 (2.73%) Public Cloud
9 35 (2.17%) Driving Licence
10 33 (2.05%) PKI
11 28 (1.74%) Fintech
12 27 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
13 21 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
14 19 (1.18%) Replication
15 18 (1.12%) Hedge funds
16 17 (1.06%) iPhone
17 16 (0.99%) Data Structures
17 16 (0.99%) PMI
18 13 (0.81%) Client/Server
19 12 (0.74%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 521 (32.34%) Windows
2 250 (15.52%) Windows Server
3 136 (8.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 123 (7.64%) Windows 7
4 123 (7.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 122 (7.57%) Linux
6 83 (5.15%) Windows 10
7 66 (4.10%) Windows 8
8 37 (2.30%) Unix
9 33 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 31 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
11 28 (1.74%) Android
12 22 (1.37%) Windows XP
13 16 (0.99%) Apple iOS
14 15 (0.93%) CentOS
15 13 (0.81%) Mac OS X
16 12 (0.74%) Ubuntu
17 7 (0.43%) Mac OS
18 6 (0.37%) Solaris
19 4 (0.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (23.59%) Agile Software Development
2 317 (19.68%) Business Intelligence
3 268 (16.64%) ITIL
4 192 (11.92%) Project Management
5 171 (10.61%) MVC
6 132 (8.19%) Configuration Management
7 130 (8.07%) Change Management
8 128 (7.95%) SDLC
9 118 (7.32%) CRM
10 106 (6.58%) ETL
11 97 (6.02%) Release Management
12 96 (5.96%) Test Scripting
12 96 (5.96%) Web Development
13 95 (5.90%) OO
14 94 (5.83%) Scrum
15 88 (5.46%) Content Management
16 87 (5.40%) PRINCE2
17 83 (5.15%) Service Delivery
18 82 (5.09%) Stakeholder Management
19 76 (4.72%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 562 (34.89%) SQL
2 281 (17.44%) C#
3 245 (15.21%) T-SQL
4 199 (12.35%) JavaScript
5 87 (5.40%) Java
6 83 (5.15%) PowerShell
7 78 (4.84%) XPath
8 30 (1.86%) VB
9 27 (1.68%) Python
10 24 (1.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 21 (1.30%) C
11 21 (1.30%) VB.NET
12 17 (1.06%) Perl
12 17 (1.06%) Shell Script
12 17 (1.06%) VBA
13 15 (0.93%) PHP
14 14 (0.87%) Bash Shell
15 13 (0.81%) R
15 13 (0.81%) TypeScript
16 11 (0.68%) Scala
Qualifications
1 223 (13.84%) Degree
2 168 (10.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 81 (5.03%) MCSE
4 67 (4.16%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (2.42%) CCNA
6 38 (2.36%) MCSA
7 32 (1.99%) CCNP
8 27 (1.68%) MCP
9 26 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
10 25 (1.55%) PMI Certification
11 24 (1.49%) CISA
12 22 (1.37%) PMP
13 20 (1.24%) ISEB
14 19 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 14 (0.87%) PCI QSA
16 13 (0.81%) CISSP
16 13 (0.81%) IIBA
16 13 (0.81%) Security Cleared
17 12 (0.74%) CISM
18 11 (0.68%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (7.20%) QA
2 58 (3.60%) SLA
3 38 (2.36%) PMO
4 37 (2.30%) Data Quality
5 32 (1.99%) PCI DSS
6 17 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.25%) COBIT
7 4 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.12%) EMIR
9 2 (0.12%) ISO22301
9 2 (0.12%) P3O
10 1 (0.062%) GCP
10 1 (0.062%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.062%) ISO27005
10 1 (0.062%) Solvency II
System Software
1 293 (18.19%) Active Directory
2 190 (11.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 126 (7.82%) Hyper-V
4 78 (4.84%) XenApp
5 49 (3.04%) vSphere
6 30 (1.86%) XenDesktop
7 19 (1.18%) XenServer
8 14 (0.87%) Docker
9 12 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
11 10 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
12 9 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
12 9 (0.56%) Xen
13 6 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (0.37%) Snort
13 6 (0.37%) VMware ESX
14 5 (0.31%) LXC
14 5 (0.31%) NFS
14 5 (0.31%) Varnish
15 3 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 73 (4.53%) SCCM
2 47 (2.92%) SCOM
3 39 (2.42%) Puppet
4 30 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
5 28 (1.74%) Ansible
6 22 (1.37%) WSUS
7 21 (1.30%) Backup Exec
8 13 (0.81%) AirWatch
9 12 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
10 10 (0.62%) Nessus
10 10 (0.62%) XenMobile
11 8 (0.50%) Salt
12 7 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
12 7 (0.43%) Terraform
13 6 (0.37%) Cobbler
13 6 (0.37%) FortiGate
13 6 (0.37%) OSSEC
14 5 (0.31%) Control-M
14 5 (0.31%) Tivoli
15 4 (0.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 262 (16.26%) VMware
2 198 (12.29%) Cisco
3 190 (11.79%) Citrix
4 113 (7.01%) Oracle
5 101 (6.27%) Tableau
6 79 (4.90%) HP
7 66 (4.10%) Apple
7 66 (4.10%) NetApp
8 49 (3.04%) Dell
9 42 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
10 33 (2.05%) EMC
10 33 (2.05%) Red Hat
11 31 (1.92%) SAP
12 30 (1.86%) Cognos
13 27 (1.68%) CheckPoint
14 24 (1.49%) IBM
15 21 (1.30%) Avaya
15 21 (1.30%) iManage
15 21 (1.30%) Palo Alto
16 19 (1.18%) Juniper
City, London
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Gym, Pension, Remote/Flexi Work
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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City, London
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Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus package
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City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + + bonus + bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
KV Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £59000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
MACQUARIE
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + bonus + company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
GBL Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum - plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
SoCode Limited
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + +Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Computer People
Salary: £90000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + plus package and bonus
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