Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 6 6
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1,504 1,914 1,837
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.86% 17.35% 18.11%
As % of the Vendors category 37.81% 43.00% 42.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,352 1,709 1,667
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £83,625 £85,000 £77,500
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 3,978 4,451 4,348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.32% 40.35% 42.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3,497 3,856 3,867
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
London Bridge 0 17 £45,000 -18.18%
Moorgate -1 5 £60,000 +189.16%
Microsoft
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 563 (37.43%) Windows
2 561 (37.30%) Azure
3 556 (36.97%) Finance
4 549 (36.50%) SQL Server
5 476 (31.65%) SQL
6 408 (27.13%) Active Directory
7 397 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
8 385 (25.60%) C#
9 338 (22.47%) Office 365
10 321 (21.34%) .NET
11 311 (20.68%) Windows Server
12 286 (19.02%) Business Intelligence
13 283 (18.82%) Microsoft Office
14 276 (18.35%) Power Platform
15 271 (18.02%) Power BI
16 255 (16.95%) DevOps
17 243 (16.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 233 (15.49%) Data Warehouse
19 223 (14.83%) AWS
20 204 (13.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 199 (13.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 197 (13.10%) JavaScript
23 192 (12.77%) Analytics
24 191 (12.70%) ITIL
25 189 (12.57%) Windows 10
26 187 (12.43%) Problem-Solving
27 184 (12.23%) PowerShell
28 178 (11.84%) VMware
29 175 (11.64%) Python
30 165 (10.97%) Degree

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
1 122 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 104 (6.91%) MS Exchange
3 74 (4.92%) IIS
4 57 (3.79%) Skype for Business
5 34 (2.26%) Umbraco
6 33 (2.19%) CMS
6 33 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 24 (1.60%) EPiServer
8 20 (1.33%) Confluence
9 19 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (0.80%) Apache Spark
11 10 (0.66%) OpenStack
12 8 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (0.47%) ArcGIS
13 7 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.40%) Alfresco
14 6 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (0.33%) Apache
15 5 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
15 5 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 283 (18.82%) Microsoft Office
2 108 (7.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 50 (3.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 32 (2.13%) MS Visio
5 21 (1.40%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (0.80%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.27%) SPSS
8 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.066%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.066%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.066%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.066%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 64 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
3 12 (0.80%) NetSuite
3 12 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
4 8 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.53%) Elite 3E
4 8 (0.53%) SAP Business One
5 6 (0.40%) Eikon
5 6 (0.40%) FastStats
5 6 (0.40%) thinkFolio
6 5 (0.33%) Dynamics GP
7 4 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.13%) Aareon QL
8 2 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.13%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.066%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.066%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.066%) Raiser's Edge
9 1 (0.066%) Sprinklr
9 1 (0.066%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 561 (37.30%) Azure
2 338 (22.47%) Office 365
3 276 (18.35%) Power Platform
4 223 (14.83%) AWS
5 82 (5.45%) Azure Data Factory
6 58 (3.86%) SaaS
7 49 (3.26%) IaaS
8 48 (3.19%) Azure Active Directory
9 45 (2.99%) Dynamics 365
10 39 (2.59%) GCP
11 38 (2.53%) PaaS
12 20 (1.33%) Mimecast
13 15 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
14 12 (0.80%) OneDrive
14 12 (0.80%) Serverless
15 11 (0.73%) G Suite
16 9 (0.60%) Azure Functions
16 9 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
16 9 (0.60%) GitHub
17 7 (0.47%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 118 (7.85%) DNS
2 92 (6.12%) Firewall
3 89 (5.92%) DHCP
4 73 (4.85%) TCP/IP
5 66 (4.39%) LAN
6 63 (4.19%) WAN
7 62 (4.12%) Skype
8 60 (3.99%) VoIP
9 53 (3.52%) VPN
10 52 (3.46%) Internet
11 50 (3.32%) Wireless
12 34 (2.26%) SAN
13 22 (1.46%) Remote Desktop
14 17 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
15 13 (0.86%) Cisco IOS
15 13 (0.86%) VLAN
16 12 (0.80%) IP Telephony
16 12 (0.80%) Unified Communications
17 10 (0.66%) PBX
18 9 (0.60%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 549 (36.50%) SQL Server
2 271 (18.02%) Power BI
3 243 (16.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 233 (15.49%) Data Warehouse
5 204 (13.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 199 (13.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 100 (6.65%) Data Lake
8 89 (5.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 86 (5.72%) Azure SQL Database
9 86 (5.72%) SQL Server 2012
10 53 (3.52%) Big Data
11 41 (2.73%) NoSQL
12 37 (2.46%) Relational Database
13 33 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
14 29 (1.93%) OLTP
15 23 (1.53%) MySQL
15 23 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
15 23 (1.53%) SQL Server 2016
16 21 (1.40%) Hadoop
17 18 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 78 (5.19%) Visual Studio
2 72 (4.79%) Git (software)
3 49 (3.26%) JIRA
4 39 (2.59%) Visual Studio Team System
5 35 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (1.40%) Bitbucket
6 21 (1.40%) PyCharm
6 21 (1.40%) Selenium
6 21 (1.40%) Visual Studio Code
7 18 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
8 15 (1.00%) Jenkins
9 12 (0.80%) TeamCity
10 10 (0.66%) git-flow
11 9 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (0.47%) ER Studio
12 7 (0.47%) ERwin
12 7 (0.47%) PowerDesigner
13 6 (0.40%) InstallShield
13 6 (0.40%) MSI
14 5 (0.33%) Subversion
General
1 556 (36.97%) Finance
2 89 (5.92%) Banking
3 54 (3.59%) Law
4 46 (3.06%) Telecoms
5 36 (2.39%) Marketing
6 33 (2.19%) Legal
7 28 (1.86%) Advertising
8 26 (1.73%) Public Sector
9 25 (1.66%) Front Office
10 23 (1.53%) Retail
11 14 (0.93%) Financial Institution
12 12 (0.80%) Back Office
13 10 (0.66%) French Language
14 8 (0.53%) Games
15 7 (0.47%) German Language
16 4 (0.27%) General Ledger
16 4 (0.27%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.27%) Manufacturing
17 3 (0.20%) Electronics
17 3 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 446 (29.65%) Developer
2 246 (16.36%) Analyst
3 138 (9.18%) C# Developer
4 129 (8.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 117 (7.78%) .NET Developer
6 105 (6.98%) IT Support
7 104 (6.91%) Support Analyst
8 87 (5.78%) Support Engineer
9 85 (5.65%) Senior Developer
10 73 (4.85%) Architect
11 71 (4.72%) SQL Developer
12 66 (4.39%) C# .NET Developer
13 65 (4.32%) 2nd Line Support
14 64 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 58 (3.86%) Consultant
16 55 (3.66%) IT Engineer
17 52 (3.46%) IT Analyst
17 52 (3.46%) SQL BI Developer
18 49 (3.26%) Azure Developer
18 49 (3.26%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 321 (21.34%) .NET
2 163 (10.84%) ASP.NET
3 138 (9.18%) HTML
4 134 (8.91%) AngularJS
5 130 (8.64%) CSS
6 102 (6.78%) .NET Core
7 99 (6.58%) ASP.NET Web API
8 89 (5.92%) jQuery
9 80 (5.32%) MDX
10 71 (4.72%) REST
11 69 (4.59%) Web Services
12 60 (3.99%) .NET Framework
13 51 (3.39%) React
13 51 (3.39%) RESTful
14 48 (3.19%) ASP.NET Core
15 45 (2.99%) HTML5
16 44 (2.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 41 (2.73%) JSON
18 40 (2.66%) XML
19 31 (2.06%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 124 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (4.99%) Greenfield Project
3 71 (4.72%) Management Information System
4 67 (4.45%) User Experience
5 45 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
6 44 (2.93%) Reinsurance
7 40 (2.66%) Data Centre
8 36 (2.39%) Robotics
9 33 (2.19%) Video Conferencing
10 32 (2.13%) Equities
11 29 (1.93%) Blackberry
12 26 (1.73%) Algorithms
12 26 (1.73%) iPhone
13 25 (1.66%) Mobile App
14 24 (1.60%) Data Structures
14 24 (1.60%) Public Cloud
15 23 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
16 22 (1.46%) iPad
17 20 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
18 18 (1.20%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 563 (37.43%) Windows
2 311 (20.68%) Windows Server
3 189 (12.57%) Windows 10
4 127 (8.44%) Windows 7
5 89 (5.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 69 (4.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 54 (3.59%) Android
8 53 (3.52%) Linux
9 33 (2.19%) Apple iOS
10 31 (2.06%) Mac OS
11 24 (1.60%) Unix
12 23 (1.53%) Windows 8
13 18 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 17 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (0.80%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.33%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.27%) Solaris
18 2 (0.13%) Ubuntu
18 2 (0.13%) Windows XP
19 1 (0.066%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
2 286 (19.02%) Business Intelligence
3 255 (16.95%) DevOps
4 192 (12.77%) Analytics
5 191 (12.70%) ITIL
6 187 (12.43%) Problem-Solving
7 144 (9.57%) Scrum
8 126 (8.38%) MVC
9 122 (8.11%) ETL
10 115 (7.65%) Data Analytics
11 104 (6.91%) Data Modelling
12 96 (6.38%) Web Development
13 91 (6.05%) Migration
14 89 (5.92%) CRM
15 87 (5.78%) Project Management
16 86 (5.72%) Microservices
17 78 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 77 (5.12%) Unit Testing
19 75 (4.99%) TDD
20 73 (4.85%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 476 (31.65%) SQL
2 385 (25.60%) C#
3 197 (13.10%) JavaScript
4 184 (12.23%) PowerShell
5 175 (11.64%) Python
6 122 (8.11%) T-SQL
7 99 (6.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 70 (4.65%) Java
9 45 (2.99%) R
10 28 (1.86%) VB.NET
11 25 (1.66%) C
11 25 (1.66%) C++
12 22 (1.46%) Bash Shell
13 21 (1.40%) VBA
14 14 (0.93%) Ruby
14 14 (0.93%) XPath
15 13 (0.86%) VBScript
16 11 (0.73%) Scala
17 9 (0.60%) PL/SQL
18 8 (0.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 165 (10.97%) Degree
2 92 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (2.39%) Computer Science Degree
4 34 (2.26%) MCSA
5 30 (1.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 29 (1.93%) MCSE
7 23 (1.53%) MCP
8 12 (0.80%) PMI Certification
9 11 (0.73%) A+ Certification
9 11 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (0.73%) CISSP
9 11 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (0.66%) CCNA
10 10 (0.66%) PMP
11 9 (0.60%) MCITP
11 9 (0.60%) Security Cleared
12 8 (0.53%) MCSD
12 8 (0.53%) MCTS
13 7 (0.47%) HND
13 7 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (7.51%) SLA
2 70 (4.65%) QA
3 34 (2.26%) WAI
4 16 (1.06%) Data Quality
4 16 (1.06%) GDPR
5 7 (0.47%) PMO
6 6 (0.40%) COBIT
7 5 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.066%) ISO 15022
8 1 (0.066%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.066%) NIST
8 1 (0.066%) P3O
8 1 (0.066%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.066%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 408 (27.13%) Active Directory
2 101 (6.72%) Hyper-V
3 100 (6.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 46 (3.06%) XenApp
5 43 (2.86%) Docker
5 43 (2.86%) XenDesktop
6 18 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
8 8 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
9 7 (0.47%) BitLocker
9 7 (0.47%) VMware Server
9 7 (0.47%) vSphere
10 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.13%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.13%) UAG
12 2 (0.13%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 120 (7.98%) SCCM
2 45 (2.99%) Terraform
3 31 (2.06%) Kubernetes
4 20 (1.33%) Ansible
5 16 (1.06%) Puppet
6 15 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (0.93%) Control-M
8 13 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
9 11 (0.73%) Backup Exec
9 11 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
10 10 (0.66%) Microsoft Clustering
10 10 (0.66%) SCOM
10 10 (0.66%) vCenter Server
11 9 (0.60%) Failover Clustering
11 9 (0.60%) WSUS
12 7 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
13 5 (0.33%) Packer
13 5 (0.33%) XenMobile
14 4 (0.27%) PaperCut
14 4 (0.27%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 178 (11.84%) VMware
2 119 (7.91%) Citrix
3 81 (5.39%) Cisco
4 65 (4.32%) Oracle
5 64 (4.26%) Databricks
6 52 (3.46%) Tableau
7 34 (2.26%) HP
8 29 (1.93%) Fidessa
9 28 (1.86%) Google
9 28 (1.86%) SAP
10 25 (1.66%) Remedy
11 24 (1.60%) Apple
11 24 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
12 23 (1.53%) ServiceNow
13 22 (1.46%) IBM
14 20 (1.33%) Atlassian
15 19 (1.26%) Dell
16 18 (1.20%) Veeam
17 17 (1.13%) Red Hat
18 16 (1.06%) Sophos