Period
to 19 February 2018

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 February 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 7 8
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1,952 1,639 2,093
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.30% 15.81% 14.97%
As % of the Vendors category 42.83% 36.50% 33.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,757 1,533 1,890
City of London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,525 £28,475
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 4,558 4,491 6,211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 42.74% 43.33% 44.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3,966 4,085 5,441
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
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 19 February 2018.

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 February 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
London Bridge +10 4 £35,000 +34.62%
Moorgate +3 1 - -
Microsoft
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, 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.

1 736 (37.70%) Finance
2 725 (37.14%) SQL
3 642 (32.89%) SQL Server
4 626 (32.07%) .NET
5 592 (30.33%) C#
6 535 (27.41%) Windows
7 507 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
8 407 (20.85%) Active Directory
9 396 (20.29%) Microsoft Azure
10 344 (17.62%) ASP.NET
11 322 (16.50%) JavaScript
12 294 (15.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 285 (14.60%) Microsoft Office
14 279 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
15 268 (13.73%) VMware
16 266 (13.63%) Office 365
17 264 (13.52%) ITIL
18 260 (13.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 243 (12.45%) T-SQL
20 239 (12.24%) Degree
21 229 (11.73%) CSS
22 228 (11.68%) MVC
23 221 (11.32%) CRM
24 212 (10.86%) AngularJS
25 210 (10.76%) Windows Server
26 200 (10.25%) Microsoft Excel
26 200 (10.25%) HTML
27 188 (9.63%) Microsoft Certification
28 187 (9.58%) Citrix
29 181 (9.27%) Dynamics CRM

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
1 158 (8.09%) SharePoint
2 151 (7.74%) MS Exchange
3 60 (3.07%) IIS
4 57 (2.92%) CMS
5 54 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 41 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 40 (2.05%) Skype for Business
8 35 (1.79%) Confluence
9 28 (1.43%) Umbraco
10 26 (1.33%) EPiServer
11 24 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
12 18 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 16 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
13 16 (0.82%) SAS
14 15 (0.77%) Apache Spark
15 13 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
16 12 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
16 12 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
17 11 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
18 10 (0.51%) Kentico
Applications
1 285 (14.60%) Microsoft Office
2 200 (10.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 74 (3.79%) MS Visio
4 73 (3.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 27 (1.38%) Spreadsheet
6 19 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
7 11 (0.56%) Acrobat
8 6 (0.31%) SPSS
9 3 (0.15%) Stata
10 2 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.10%) EngageOne
10 2 (0.10%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.10%) QuarkXPress
11 1 (0.051%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.051%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.051%) InVision
11 1 (0.051%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 181 (9.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 47 (2.41%) Dynamics AX
3 30 (1.54%) Dynamics NAV
4 14 (0.72%) Elite 3E
5 5 (0.26%) Carpe Diem
5 5 (0.26%) OpenText MBPM
5 5 (0.26%) Visualfiles
6 4 (0.20%) Eikon
7 3 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.15%) RMDS
8 2 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.10%) Exstream
9 1 (0.051%) Beauchamp
9 1 (0.051%) CSG Singleview
9 1 (0.051%) MetaTrader
9 1 (0.051%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.051%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.051%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.051%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.051%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 396 (20.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 266 (13.63%) Office 365
3 148 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
4 79 (4.05%) Dynamics 365
5 78 (4.00%) IaaS
6 56 (2.87%) PaaS
7 49 (2.51%) SaaS
8 48 (2.46%) Azure Active Directory
9 33 (1.69%) Azure Data Factory
10 29 (1.49%) Serverless
11 20 (1.02%) Azure Machine Learning
12 19 (0.97%) OneDrive
13 18 (0.92%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
14 16 (0.82%) GitHub
15 15 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
15 15 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
16 13 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
17 9 (0.46%) Mimecast
18 6 (0.31%) Google Analytics
19 5 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 127 (6.51%) Firewall
2 106 (5.43%) DNS
3 92 (4.71%) WAN
4 85 (4.35%) DHCP
4 85 (4.35%) LAN
5 78 (4.00%) VPN
6 75 (3.84%) SAN
7 63 (3.23%) Internet
8 60 (3.07%) TCP/IP
9 44 (2.25%) Wireless
10 39 (2.00%) Intranet
10 39 (2.00%) Skype
11 31 (1.59%) VoIP
12 22 (1.13%) Unified Communications
13 21 (1.08%) Remote Desktop
14 19 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
15 15 (0.77%) DMZ
15 15 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
16 14 (0.72%) IP Telephony
16 14 (0.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 642 (32.89%) SQL Server
2 294 (15.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 260 (13.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 166 (8.50%) Data Warehouse
5 155 (7.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 120 (6.15%) Power BI
7 79 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 68 (3.48%) Relational Database
9 62 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
10 50 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
11 44 (2.25%) Big Data
12 43 (2.20%) MySQL
13 37 (1.90%) NoSQL
14 34 (1.74%) Azure SQL Database
15 31 (1.59%) Data Lake
16 28 (1.43%) QlikView
16 28 (1.43%) SQL Server 2016
17 24 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
18 23 (1.18%) RDBMS
19 22 (1.13%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 141 (7.22%) Visual Studio
2 96 (4.92%) JIRA
3 81 (4.15%) Git (software)
4 71 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 39 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 27 (1.38%) TeamCity
6 27 (1.38%) Visual Studio Team System
7 26 (1.33%) Jenkins
8 25 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 17 (0.87%) Subversion
10 15 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 15 (0.77%) Selenium
11 13 (0.67%) Pivotal Tracker
12 10 (0.51%) Eclipse
13 8 (0.41%) WebDriver
14 7 (0.36%) Bitbucket
14 7 (0.36%) SpecFlow
15 6 (0.31%) InstallShield
16 5 (0.26%) FitNesse
16 5 (0.26%) NUnit
General
1 736 (37.70%) Finance
2 165 (8.45%) Advertising
3 109 (5.58%) Law
4 105 (5.38%) Legal
5 103 (5.28%) Banking
6 69 (3.53%) Retail
7 39 (2.00%) Marketing
8 37 (1.90%) Front Office
9 32 (1.64%) Investment Banking
10 31 (1.59%) Financial Institution
11 30 (1.54%) Back Office
11 30 (1.54%) Telecoms
12 15 (0.77%) Publishing
13 9 (0.46%) Billing
14 8 (0.41%) Multimedia
15 6 (0.31%) Manufacturing
16 5 (0.26%) Arabic Language
16 5 (0.26%) Games
17 4 (0.20%) Music Industry
18 3 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 529 (27.10%) Developer
2 372 (19.06%) Analyst
3 209 (10.71%) .NET Developer
3 209 (10.71%) C# Developer
4 146 (7.48%) Architect
4 146 (7.48%) C# .NET Developer
5 116 (5.94%) Consultant
6 109 (5.58%) SQL Developer
7 107 (5.48%) Support Engineer
8 99 (5.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 90 (4.61%) Support Analyst
10 89 (4.56%) Business Analyst
10 89 (4.56%) Senior Developer
11 86 (4.41%) Desktop Support
12 78 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 68 (3.48%) Software Engineer
14 64 (3.28%) .NET Software Engineer
14 64 (3.28%) C# Software Engineer
15 59 (3.02%) SSIS Developer
16 53 (2.72%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 626 (32.07%) .NET
2 344 (17.62%) ASP.NET
3 229 (11.73%) CSS
4 212 (10.86%) AngularJS
5 200 (10.25%) HTML
6 149 (7.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 132 (6.76%) Web Services
8 125 (6.40%) RESTful
9 113 (5.79%) .NET Framework
10 103 (5.28%) jQuery
11 99 (5.07%) ASP.NET Web API
12 96 (4.92%) HTML5
13 75 (3.84%) WCF
14 66 (3.38%) WPF
15 63 (3.23%) CSS3
16 60 (3.07%) Entity Framework
17 58 (2.97%) XML
18 53 (2.72%) JSON
19 50 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 46 (2.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 180 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
2 153 (7.84%) Greenfield Project
3 96 (4.92%) Computer Science
4 90 (4.61%) Data Centre
5 71 (3.64%) User Experience
6 63 (3.23%) Blackberry
7 58 (2.97%) Fintech
8 57 (2.92%) Management Information System
9 32 (1.64%) Data Structures
9 32 (1.64%) iPhone
10 28 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 28 (1.43%) Replication
11 27 (1.38%) Client/Server
12 23 (1.18%) Clustering
12 23 (1.18%) Equities
12 23 (1.18%) Reinsurance
12 23 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
13 18 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
14 16 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
14 16 (0.82%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 535 (27.41%) Windows
2 210 (10.76%) Windows Server
3 126 (6.45%) Windows 10
4 116 (5.94%) Windows 7
5 110 (5.64%) Linux
6 75 (3.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 68 (3.48%) Unix
8 62 (3.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 43 (2.20%) Android
10 24 (1.23%) Mac OS X
10 24 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (0.97%) Mac OS
12 18 (0.92%) Windows 8
13 16 (0.82%) Apple iOS
14 13 (0.67%) CentOS
14 13 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (0.56%) Ubuntu
16 8 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
17 7 (0.36%) VMS
17 7 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 507 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
2 279 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 264 (13.52%) ITIL
4 228 (11.68%) MVC
5 221 (11.32%) CRM
6 176 (9.02%) Software Engineering
7 159 (8.15%) Web Development
8 153 (7.84%) ETL
9 142 (7.27%) SDLC
10 127 (6.51%) Analytics
10 127 (6.51%) DevOps
11 122 (6.25%) Project Management
12 120 (6.15%) TDD
13 107 (5.48%) Migration
14 103 (5.28%) Stakeholder Management
15 102 (5.23%) Mentoring
16 101 (5.17%) OO
17 98 (5.02%) Scrum
18 97 (4.97%) Test Automation
19 91 (4.66%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 725 (37.14%) SQL
2 592 (30.33%) C#
3 322 (16.50%) JavaScript
4 243 (12.45%) T-SQL
5 154 (7.89%) PowerShell
6 101 (5.17%) Python
7 82 (4.20%) Java
8 53 (2.72%) VB
8 53 (2.72%) VB.NET
9 45 (2.31%) R
10 33 (1.69%) VBA
11 26 (1.33%) Shell Script
12 22 (1.13%) C
13 18 (0.92%) Bash Shell
14 14 (0.72%) PL/SQL
15 13 (0.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 12 (0.61%) C++
16 12 (0.61%) VBScript
17 11 (0.56%) TypeScript
18 9 (0.46%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 239 (12.24%) Degree
2 188 (9.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 73 (3.74%) MCSE
4 47 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 39 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (1.95%) MCSA
7 27 (1.38%) ISEB
8 25 (1.28%) CCNA
9 22 (1.13%) MCITP
9 22 (1.13%) PMI Certification
10 19 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
10 19 (0.97%) MCP
11 18 (0.92%) A+ Certification
12 17 (0.87%) PMP
13 16 (0.82%) CCNP
14 13 (0.67%) CISSP
14 13 (0.67%) MCDST
14 13 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 12 (0.61%) CIMA
16 10 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (6.66%) QA
2 68 (3.48%) SLA
3 43 (2.20%) Data Quality
4 28 (1.43%) PMO
5 25 (1.28%) GDPR
5 25 (1.28%) MiFID
6 19 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (0.61%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.46%) Solvency II
9 6 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.26%) SEPA
11 4 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
11 4 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 4 (0.20%) OIPF
12 2 (0.10%) Basel III
12 2 (0.10%) COBIT
12 2 (0.10%) EMIR
12 2 (0.10%) ISAE 3402
12 2 (0.10%) PMBOK
System Software
1 407 (20.85%) Active Directory
2 169 (8.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (4.51%) Hyper-V
4 68 (3.48%) XenApp
5 58 (2.97%) XenDesktop
6 43 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
7 31 (1.59%) Docker
8 27 (1.38%) vSphere
9 23 (1.18%) BitLocker
9 23 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
10 19 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
11 17 (0.87%) Virtual Desktop
12 10 (0.51%) DFS Replication
12 10 (0.51%) Terminal Services
12 10 (0.51%) XenServer
13 7 (0.36%) Xen
14 6 (0.31%) pfSense
14 6 (0.31%) Snort
15 2 (0.10%) Apache Flume
15 2 (0.10%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 124 (6.35%) SCCM
2 41 (2.10%) Puppet
3 39 (2.00%) SCOM
4 23 (1.18%) SCOrch
5 21 (1.08%) WSUS
6 20 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (0.97%) Ansible
8 18 (0.92%) Backup Exec
9 16 (0.82%) SCVMM
10 12 (0.61%) Failover Clustering
10 12 (0.61%) HP Data Protector
10 12 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
11 11 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
11 11 (0.56%) vCenter Server
12 10 (0.51%) AirWatch
12 10 (0.51%) XenMobile
13 9 (0.46%) HP SIM
13 9 (0.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 9 (0.46%) Nessus
14 8 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 268 (13.73%) VMware
2 187 (9.58%) Citrix
3 133 (6.81%) Cisco
4 62 (3.18%) Tableau
5 58 (2.97%) HP
6 57 (2.92%) IBM
7 53 (2.72%) Apple
8 50 (2.56%) Oracle
9 47 (2.41%) Google
10 32 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
11 29 (1.49%) Cognos
12 27 (1.38%) Alteryx
13 26 (1.33%) CheckPoint
14 23 (1.18%) Sybase
15 22 (1.13%) Adobe
15 22 (1.13%) Symantec
16 21 (1.08%) Dell
16 21 (1.08%) McAfee
16 21 (1.08%) Palo Alto
16 21 (1.08%) Veeam