Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 8 10
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1859 1696 2277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.29% 14.60% 13.41%
As % of the Vendors category 43.40% 34.56% 30.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1691 1545 2036
City of London median annual salary £50,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.91% +3.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £77,250 £76,250 £78,750
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 4283 4908 7393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 42.13% 42.26% 43.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3794 4422 6354
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £32,169 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £83,750 £83,750
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 25 November 2017.

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 25 November 2017. 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
London Bridge +10 2 £40,000 +21.21%
Moorgate +3 2 £37,500 +38.89%
Microsoft
Central London

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 711 (38.25%) SQL Server
2 708 (38.08%) Finance
3 672 (36.15%) SQL
4 543 (29.21%) .NET
5 528 (28.40%) Windows
6 513 (27.60%) C#
7 475 (25.55%) Agile Software Development
8 395 (21.25%) Active Directory
9 350 (18.83%) Microsoft Azure
10 326 (17.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 301 (16.19%) Microsoft Office
12 284 (15.28%) ITIL
13 282 (15.17%) ASP.NET
14 279 (15.01%) Business Intelligence
15 278 (14.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 263 (14.15%) JavaScript
17 260 (13.99%) T-SQL
18 248 (13.34%) Degree
19 245 (13.18%) VMware
20 234 (12.59%) Office 365
21 224 (12.05%) MVC
22 218 (11.73%) Windows Server
23 205 (11.03%) CRM
24 200 (10.76%) Microsoft Excel
25 199 (10.70%) Microsoft Certification
26 198 (10.65%) Citrix
27 195 (10.49%) HTML
28 187 (10.06%) Data Warehouse
28 187 (10.06%) ETL
29 180 (9.68%) CSS

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
1 171 (9.20%) SharePoint
2 159 (8.55%) MS Exchange
3 82 (4.41%) IIS
4 62 (3.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 50 (2.69%) CMS
5 50 (2.69%) Skype for Business
6 38 (2.04%) EPiServer
7 34 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 33 (1.78%) Confluence
9 29 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 25 (1.34%) Umbraco
11 23 (1.24%) JBoss
12 22 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
13 16 (0.86%) Documentum
13 16 (0.86%) IBM Notes
14 15 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
14 15 (0.81%) Tomcat
15 14 (0.75%) Anypoint
15 14 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
15 14 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 301 (16.19%) Microsoft Office
2 200 (10.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 85 (4.57%) MS Visio
4 71 (3.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 22 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
6 21 (1.13%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.22%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.16%) InVision
8 3 (0.16%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.11%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.11%) SPSS
10 1 (0.054%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.054%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.054%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.054%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.054%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.054%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 163 (8.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (2.37%) Dynamics AX
3 23 (1.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (0.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 9 (0.48%) Siebel CRM
6 6 (0.32%) Eikon
7 5 (0.27%) Visualfiles
8 3 (0.16%) HFM
8 3 (0.16%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 3 (0.16%) OpenText MBPM
8 3 (0.16%) Relativity
8 3 (0.16%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.16%) thinkFolio
8 3 (0.16%) Workday HCM
9 2 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.11%) FastStats
9 2 (0.11%) RMDS
10 1 (0.054%) ResourceLink
10 1 (0.054%) SAP Business One
10 1 (0.054%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 350 (18.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 234 (12.59%) Office 365
3 129 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
4 60 (3.23%) Dynamics 365
4 60 (3.23%) IaaS
5 59 (3.17%) PaaS
6 54 (2.90%) Azure Active Directory
7 43 (2.31%) SaaS
8 20 (1.08%) Azure Machine Learning
9 17 (0.91%) GitHub
10 15 (0.81%) OneDrive
11 13 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
12 12 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (0.38%) Azure Data Factory
13 7 (0.38%) Dropbox
14 6 (0.32%) Mimecast
15 5 (0.27%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 5 (0.27%) Serverless
16 4 (0.22%) Google Drive
17 3 (0.16%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 137 (7.37%) Firewall
2 106 (5.70%) DNS
3 92 (4.95%) WAN
4 88 (4.73%) VPN
5 84 (4.52%) DHCP
6 77 (4.14%) LAN
7 76 (4.09%) SAN
8 66 (3.55%) Internet
9 60 (3.23%) Intranet
10 56 (3.01%) TCP/IP
11 46 (2.47%) Skype
12 35 (1.88%) Wireless
13 30 (1.61%) Unified Communications
14 29 (1.56%) VoIP
15 25 (1.34%) DMZ
16 24 (1.29%) Network Security
17 19 (1.02%) Remote Desktop
18 17 (0.91%) Cisco Nexus
19 16 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
20 15 (0.81%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 711 (38.25%) SQL Server
2 326 (17.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 278 (14.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 187 (10.06%) Data Warehouse
5 146 (7.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 104 (5.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 94 (5.06%) Power BI
8 85 (4.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 79 (4.25%) SQL Server 2014
10 77 (4.14%) Relational Database
11 54 (2.90%) MySQL
12 40 (2.15%) Big Data
13 39 (2.10%) BusinessObjects
13 39 (2.10%) NoSQL
14 27 (1.45%) RDBMS
15 25 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
15 25 (1.34%) MS Access
16 23 (1.24%) SQL Server 2016
17 20 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
17 20 (1.08%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 158 (8.50%) Visual Studio
2 95 (5.11%) JIRA
3 92 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 82 (4.41%) Git (software)
5 47 (2.53%) Octopus Deploy
6 44 (2.37%) TeamCity
7 43 (2.31%) Jenkins
8 33 (1.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 27 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 18 (0.97%) Subversion
11 12 (0.65%) Eclipse
12 11 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
13 10 (0.54%) SpecFlow
14 8 (0.43%) Bitbucket
15 7 (0.38%) Selenium
16 6 (0.32%) InstallShield
16 6 (0.32%) MSI
16 6 (0.32%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
16 6 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 5 (0.27%) AppScan
General
1 708 (38.08%) Finance
2 110 (5.92%) Banking
3 95 (5.11%) Advertising
4 82 (4.41%) Legal
5 60 (3.23%) Law
6 59 (3.17%) Retail
7 40 (2.15%) Front Office
8 37 (1.99%) Investment Banking
9 32 (1.72%) Marketing
10 27 (1.45%) Telecoms
11 23 (1.24%) Financial Institution
12 21 (1.13%) Back Office
13 11 (0.59%) Publishing
14 8 (0.43%) Multimedia
15 6 (0.32%) Games
16 4 (0.22%) Electronics
16 4 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
16 4 (0.22%) Manufacturing
17 3 (0.16%) Prime Brokerage
18 2 (0.11%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 522 (28.08%) Developer
2 414 (22.27%) Analyst
3 191 (10.27%) .NET Developer
4 188 (10.11%) C# Developer
5 148 (7.96%) SQL Developer
6 133 (7.15%) C# .NET Developer
7 125 (6.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 119 (6.40%) Support Analyst
9 116 (6.24%) Business Analyst
10 95 (5.11%) Support Engineer
11 88 (4.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 86 (4.63%) Senior Developer
13 85 (4.57%) Architect
13 85 (4.57%) Consultant
14 70 (3.77%) Desktop Support
15 68 (3.66%) IT Support
16 65 (3.50%) Applications Support
16 65 (3.50%) Service Analyst
17 63 (3.39%) Administrator
18 55 (2.96%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 543 (29.21%) .NET
2 282 (15.17%) ASP.NET
3 195 (10.49%) HTML
4 180 (9.68%) CSS
5 149 (8.02%) AngularJS
6 146 (7.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 131 (7.05%) Web Services
8 108 (5.81%) .NET Framework
9 101 (5.43%) jQuery
10 93 (5.00%) HTML5
11 85 (4.57%) RESTful
12 72 (3.87%) ASP.NET Web API
13 67 (3.60%) WPF
13 67 (3.60%) XML
14 60 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 56 (3.01%) CSS3
16 54 (2.90%) WCF
17 51 (2.74%) Entity Framework
18 45 (2.42%) Ajax
19 43 (2.31%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 170 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (4.68%) Management Information System
2 87 (4.68%) User Experience
3 83 (4.46%) Computer Science
4 78 (4.20%) Data Centre
5 76 (4.09%) Greenfield Project
6 62 (3.34%) Blackberry
7 50 (2.69%) Fintech
8 42 (2.26%) Client/Server
9 35 (1.88%) Data Structures
10 34 (1.83%) Replication
11 31 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
12 29 (1.56%) iPhone
13 24 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 21 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
15 18 (0.97%) Public Cloud
16 16 (0.86%) Mainframe
16 16 (0.86%) Reinsurance
17 15 (0.81%) Clustering
18 14 (0.75%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 528 (28.40%) Windows
2 218 (11.73%) Windows Server
3 146 (7.85%) Windows 7
4 99 (5.33%) Windows 10
5 94 (5.06%) Linux
6 81 (4.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 77 (4.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 67 (3.60%) Unix
9 36 (1.94%) Windows 8
10 35 (1.88%) Android
11 19 (1.02%) Apple iOS
12 17 (0.91%) Mac OS X
13 16 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (0.59%) OS/390
15 10 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 8 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
17 7 (0.38%) CentOS
17 7 (0.38%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.22%) Ubuntu
18 4 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (25.55%) Agile Software Development
2 284 (15.28%) ITIL
3 279 (15.01%) Business Intelligence
4 224 (12.05%) MVC
5 205 (11.03%) CRM
6 187 (10.06%) ETL
7 129 (6.94%) SDLC
8 127 (6.83%) TDD
9 124 (6.67%) Business Analysis
10 121 (6.51%) DevOps
11 116 (6.24%) Project Management
12 112 (6.02%) Scrum
12 112 (6.02%) Test Automation
12 112 (6.02%) Web Development
13 102 (5.49%) User Acceptance Testing
14 95 (5.11%) Continuous Integration
15 94 (5.06%) Software Engineering
16 93 (5.00%) Data Modelling
16 93 (5.00%) OO
16 93 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 672 (36.15%) SQL
2 513 (27.60%) C#
3 263 (14.15%) JavaScript
4 260 (13.99%) T-SQL
5 140 (7.53%) PowerShell
6 116 (6.24%) Java
7 69 (3.71%) Python
8 52 (2.80%) VB
9 41 (2.21%) Shell Script
10 39 (2.10%) VBA
11 37 (1.99%) VB.NET
12 34 (1.83%) R
13 26 (1.40%) C
14 18 (0.97%) C++
15 15 (0.81%) Bash Shell
15 15 (0.81%) PHP
16 14 (0.75%) PL/SQL
16 14 (0.75%) TypeScript
17 13 (0.70%) Ruby
18 10 (0.54%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 248 (13.34%) Degree
2 199 (10.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 76 (4.09%) MCSE
4 51 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (2.10%) MCSA
6 35 (1.88%) CCNA
6 35 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
7 29 (1.56%) MCITP
8 28 (1.51%) MCP
9 25 (1.34%) CCNP
10 19 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 17 (0.91%) CCIE
12 14 (0.75%) CISSP
12 14 (0.75%) PMI Certification
13 13 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (0.59%) CISM
15 9 (0.48%) A+ Certification
15 9 (0.48%) CCSA
15 9 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
15 9 (0.48%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (6.56%) QA
2 75 (4.03%) SLA
3 44 (2.37%) Data Quality
4 23 (1.24%) PMO
5 20 (1.08%) MiFID
6 16 (0.86%) GDPR
7 15 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (0.43%) COBIT
9 6 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.27%) SEPA
11 4 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 4 (0.22%) OIPF
11 4 (0.22%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.16%) Basel III
12 3 (0.16%) FATCA
12 3 (0.16%) Solvency II
13 2 (0.11%) EMIR
13 2 (0.11%) PMBOK
13 2 (0.11%) WAI
System Software
1 395 (21.25%) Active Directory
2 136 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (3.93%) XenApp
4 66 (3.55%) Hyper-V
5 59 (3.17%) XenDesktop
6 34 (1.83%) Docker
7 33 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
8 31 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
9 26 (1.40%) vSphere
10 20 (1.08%) Virtual Desktop
11 13 (0.70%) XenServer
12 12 (0.65%) Terminal Services
13 11 (0.59%) Xen
14 10 (0.54%) DFS Replication
15 9 (0.48%) BitLocker
16 4 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
16 4 (0.22%) VMware NSX
16 4 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
17 1 (0.054%) Virtual Servers
17 1 (0.054%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 124 (6.67%) SCCM
2 57 (3.07%) Puppet
3 53 (2.85%) SCOM
4 21 (1.13%) Ansible
4 21 (1.13%) SCOrch
5 18 (0.97%) WSUS
6 16 (0.86%) BMC PATROL
6 16 (0.86%) XenMobile
7 15 (0.81%) Tivoli
8 14 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
9 12 (0.65%) Backup Exec
9 12 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
9 12 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
10 11 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
10 11 (0.59%) HP Data Protector
10 11 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
10 11 (0.59%) Tivoli NetView
11 10 (0.54%) AirWatch
11 10 (0.54%) Nagios
11 10 (0.54%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 245 (13.18%) VMware
2 198 (10.65%) Citrix
3 127 (6.83%) Cisco
4 76 (4.09%) Oracle
5 64 (3.44%) IBM
6 55 (2.96%) HP
7 51 (2.74%) Tableau
8 42 (2.26%) Apple
9 40 (2.15%) Cognos
10 32 (1.72%) Splunk
11 31 (1.67%) Google
12 29 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
12 29 (1.56%) Sybase
12 29 (1.56%) Symantec
13 23 (1.24%) Sun
14 22 (1.18%) AppSense
14 22 (1.18%) Dell
15 21 (1.13%) Alteryx
16 20 (1.08%) Palo Alto
16 20 (1.08%) Sitecore