Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 7 7
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2,109 1,702 1,964
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.91% 16.70% 14.51%
As % of the Vendors category 45.75% 38.40% 34.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,907 1,554 1,768
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £29,175
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £77,500
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +5.10%

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 4,610 4,432 5,675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.52% 43.48% 41.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4,008 3,951 5,047
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £56,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.19% +2.73% -
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £83,750
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +6 7 £44,000 +41.94% 2
Moorgate +4 1 - -
Microsoft
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 849 (40.26%) SQL
2 811 (38.45%) Finance
3 707 (33.52%) SQL Server
4 587 (27.83%) .NET
5 577 (27.36%) Windows
6 564 (26.74%) C#
7 513 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
8 474 (22.48%) Microsoft Azure
9 441 (20.91%) Active Directory
10 365 (17.31%) Business Intelligence
11 353 (16.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 343 (16.26%) Microsoft Office
13 322 (15.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 288 (13.66%) ASP.NET
15 285 (13.51%) ITIL
16 283 (13.42%) VMware
17 279 (13.23%) Degree
18 277 (13.13%) Office 365
19 266 (12.61%) T-SQL
20 264 (12.52%) JavaScript
21 242 (11.47%) Microsoft Excel
22 238 (11.28%) PowerShell
23 236 (11.19%) Data Warehouse
24 230 (10.91%) Problem-Solving
25 225 (10.67%) Advertising
26 220 (10.43%) Windows Server
27 216 (10.24%) MVC
28 212 (10.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
29 207 (9.82%) Software Engineering
30 205 (9.72%) Analytical Skills

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
1 179 (8.49%) MS Exchange
2 152 (7.21%) SharePoint
3 64 (3.03%) Skype for Business
4 63 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
5 62 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 55 (2.61%) IIS
7 47 (2.23%) CMS
8 36 (1.71%) Confluence
9 26 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
10 21 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 18 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 18 (0.85%) SAS
12 17 (0.81%) Umbraco
13 16 (0.76%) Apache Spark
14 15 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
15 13 (0.62%) EPiServer
15 13 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
16 12 (0.57%) Kentico
16 12 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 11 (0.52%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 343 (16.26%) Microsoft Office
2 242 (11.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 102 (4.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 58 (2.75%) MS Visio
5 30 (1.42%) Microsoft Project
6 20 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
7 15 (0.71%) Acrobat
8 12 (0.57%) Adobe Captivate
9 11 (0.52%) Camtasia
10 10 (0.47%) SPSS
11 5 (0.24%) Stata
12 4 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (0.19%) Photoshop
13 3 (0.14%) InfoPath
14 2 (0.095%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 2 (0.095%) EngageOne
14 2 (0.095%) InDesign
14 2 (0.095%) QuarkXPress
15 1 (0.047%) Fireworks
15 1 (0.047%) InVision
Business Applications
1 135 (6.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
3 35 (1.66%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (0.57%) Carpe Diem
5 11 (0.52%) Elite 3E
5 11 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
5 11 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
6 8 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 5 (0.24%) Workfront
8 3 (0.14%) Endur
8 3 (0.14%) Infor SunSystems
8 3 (0.14%) Markit EDM
8 3 (0.14%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.095%) Exstream
9 2 (0.095%) MetaTrader
9 2 (0.095%) OpenText MBPM
9 2 (0.095%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.095%) ReMetrica
9 2 (0.095%) RMDS
10 1 (0.047%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 474 (22.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 277 (13.13%) Office 365
3 178 (8.44%) Amazon AWS
4 89 (4.22%) IaaS
5 76 (3.60%) Dynamics 365
6 68 (3.22%) PaaS
7 63 (2.99%) Azure Active Directory
8 54 (2.56%) SaaS
9 47 (2.23%) Azure Data Factory
10 37 (1.75%) Serverless
11 21 (1.00%) Mimecast
12 20 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
12 20 (0.95%) OneDrive
13 17 (0.81%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
14 16 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
15 14 (0.66%) Azure Machine Learning
15 14 (0.66%) Slack
16 13 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
17 12 (0.57%) GitHub
18 11 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 155 (7.35%) Firewall
2 152 (7.21%) DNS
3 111 (5.26%) WAN
4 109 (5.17%) LAN
5 98 (4.65%) DHCP
6 90 (4.27%) VPN
7 85 (4.03%) TCP/IP
8 71 (3.37%) SAN
9 64 (3.03%) Skype
10 58 (2.75%) Internet
11 36 (1.71%) VoIP
12 33 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
13 32 (1.52%) Wireless
14 26 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
14 26 (1.23%) VLAN
15 20 (0.95%) Intranet
15 20 (0.95%) IPsec
16 18 (0.85%) MPLS
17 17 (0.81%) IP Telephony
17 17 (0.81%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 707 (33.52%) SQL Server
2 353 (16.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 322 (15.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 236 (11.19%) Data Warehouse
5 212 (10.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 187 (8.87%) Power BI
7 92 (4.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 78 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
9 77 (3.65%) Data Lake
10 71 (3.37%) Big Data
11 65 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
12 57 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
13 39 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
14 37 (1.75%) NoSQL
14 37 (1.75%) OLTP
15 32 (1.52%) MySQL
16 31 (1.47%) Relational Database
17 29 (1.38%) QlikView
18 28 (1.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
19 24 (1.14%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 155 (7.35%) Visual Studio
2 99 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 89 (4.22%) Git (software)
4 65 (3.08%) JIRA
5 45 (2.13%) Jenkins
6 35 (1.66%) Octopus Deploy
6 35 (1.66%) TeamCity
6 35 (1.66%) Visual Studio Team System
7 26 (1.23%) Subversion
8 23 (1.09%) MSBuild
9 15 (0.71%) CruiseControl
9 15 (0.71%) NUnit
9 15 (0.71%) Selenium
9 15 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 12 (0.57%) Eclipse
11 7 (0.33%) Moq
11 7 (0.33%) WebDriver
12 6 (0.28%) Grunt
12 6 (0.28%) gulp
12 6 (0.28%) RStudio
General
1 811 (38.45%) Finance
2 225 (10.67%) Advertising
3 139 (6.59%) Law
4 133 (6.31%) Banking
5 109 (5.17%) Legal
6 86 (4.08%) Retail
7 60 (2.84%) Front Office
8 51 (2.42%) Back Office
9 35 (1.66%) Marketing
10 33 (1.56%) Telecoms
11 28 (1.33%) Financial Institution
12 22 (1.04%) Investment Banking
13 17 (0.81%) General Ledger
14 16 (0.76%) Games
14 16 (0.76%) Publishing
15 14 (0.66%) Billing
16 10 (0.47%) Manufacturing
17 7 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (0.33%) Retail Banking
18 4 (0.19%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 537 (25.46%) Developer
2 400 (18.97%) Analyst
3 226 (10.72%) .NET Developer
4 209 (9.91%) Architect
5 195 (9.25%) C# Developer
6 154 (7.30%) C# .NET Developer
7 132 (6.26%) Consultant
8 122 (5.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 117 (5.55%) Support Engineer
10 106 (5.03%) SQL Developer
10 106 (5.03%) Support Analyst
11 90 (4.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 85 (4.03%) Senior Developer
13 78 (3.70%) Desktop Support
14 68 (3.22%) SSIS Developer
15 66 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
16 61 (2.89%) IT Support
17 60 (2.84%) Systems Analyst
18 58 (2.75%) ASP.NET Developer
19 56 (2.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 587 (27.83%) .NET
2 288 (13.66%) ASP.NET
3 184 (8.72%) AngularJS
4 177 (8.39%) CSS
5 140 (6.64%) HTML
6 120 (5.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 116 (5.50%) RESTful
8 107 (5.07%) Web Services
9 104 (4.93%) ASP.NET Web API
10 97 (4.60%) .NET Framework
11 85 (4.03%) jQuery
12 78 (3.70%) WCF
13 70 (3.32%) XML
14 69 (3.27%) Entity Framework
15 57 (2.70%) REST
16 55 (2.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 51 (2.42%) HTML5
18 48 (2.28%) JSON
19 41 (1.94%) WPF
20 35 (1.66%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 205 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
2 164 (7.78%) Greenfield Project
3 129 (6.12%) Computer Science
4 81 (3.84%) Management Information System
5 80 (3.79%) Self-Motivation
6 77 (3.65%) Data Centre
7 63 (2.99%) User Experience
8 57 (2.70%) Blackberry
9 51 (2.42%) Fintech
10 39 (1.85%) iPhone
11 34 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
12 31 (1.47%) Data Structures
13 26 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 24 (1.14%) Reinsurance
15 23 (1.09%) Equities
16 20 (0.95%) e-Learning
16 20 (0.95%) Fixed Income
16 20 (0.95%) Hedge funds
17 19 (0.90%) Virtual Team
18 18 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 577 (27.36%) Windows
2 220 (10.43%) Windows Server
3 162 (7.68%) Windows 10
4 141 (6.69%) Windows 7
5 125 (5.93%) Linux
6 98 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 86 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 69 (3.27%) Unix
9 51 (2.42%) Android
10 29 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 24 (1.14%) Mac OS
11 24 (1.14%) VMS
12 21 (1.00%) Windows 8
13 20 (0.95%) Mac OS X
14 17 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (0.66%) CentOS
16 13 (0.62%) Ubuntu
17 11 (0.52%) Apple iOS
18 6 (0.28%) Kali Linux
18 6 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 513 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
2 365 (17.31%) Business Intelligence
3 285 (13.51%) ITIL
4 230 (10.91%) Problem-Solving
5 216 (10.24%) MVC
6 207 (9.82%) Software Engineering
7 175 (8.30%) SDLC
8 173 (8.20%) CRM
9 155 (7.35%) Web Development
10 153 (7.25%) ETL
11 152 (7.21%) Project Management
12 138 (6.54%) Migration
13 132 (6.26%) DevOps
14 130 (6.16%) Analytics
15 118 (5.60%) Scrum
16 116 (5.50%) Test Automation
17 111 (5.26%) TDD
18 110 (5.22%) Mentoring
19 100 (4.74%) Stakeholder Management
20 99 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 849 (40.26%) SQL
2 564 (26.74%) C#
3 266 (12.61%) T-SQL
4 264 (12.52%) JavaScript
5 238 (11.28%) PowerShell
6 85 (4.03%) Python
7 74 (3.51%) Java
8 46 (2.18%) VBA
9 42 (1.99%) C
9 42 (1.99%) VB.NET
10 40 (1.90%) VB
11 35 (1.66%) R
12 25 (1.19%) VBScript
13 22 (1.04%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 22 (1.04%) Shell Script
14 13 (0.62%) Bash Shell
15 12 (0.57%) Perl
16 11 (0.52%) PL/SQL
17 8 (0.38%) Ruby
17 8 (0.38%) X++
Qualifications
1 279 (13.23%) Degree
2 166 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 75 (3.56%) MCSE
4 58 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 55 (2.61%) MCSA
6 46 (2.18%) Cisco Certification
7 38 (1.80%) ISEB
7 38 (1.80%) MCITP
8 31 (1.47%) PMI Certification
9 30 (1.42%) PMP
10 27 (1.28%) CCNP
11 23 (1.09%) CCNA
12 22 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
12 22 (1.04%) MCP
13 21 (1.00%) MCTS
13 21 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 20 (0.95%) A+ Certification
15 19 (0.90%) CCIE
16 15 (0.71%) ACCA
16 15 (0.71%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (5.41%) QA
2 60 (2.84%) SLA
3 46 (2.18%) Data Quality
4 25 (1.19%) PMO
5 14 (0.66%) GDPR
5 14 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.66%) PCI DSS
6 13 (0.62%) MiFID
7 12 (0.57%) Solvency II
8 7 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
9 6 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 4 (0.19%) GCP
11 3 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
12 2 (0.095%) EMIR
12 2 (0.095%) FATCA
13 1 (0.047%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 441 (20.91%) Active Directory
2 186 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 100 (4.74%) Hyper-V
4 53 (2.51%) XenDesktop
5 47 (2.23%) XenApp
6 42 (1.99%) vSphere
7 41 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
8 31 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
9 26 (1.23%) Docker
10 16 (0.76%) XenServer
11 15 (0.71%) BitLocker
11 15 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
12 11 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.28%) pfSense
13 6 (0.28%) Snort
14 4 (0.19%) DFS Replication
14 4 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
14 4 (0.19%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (0.14%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 112 (5.31%) SCCM
2 37 (1.75%) Puppet
3 29 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (1.33%) WSUS
5 26 (1.23%) Ansible
6 18 (0.85%) Backup Exec
6 18 (0.85%) SCOM
6 18 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
7 16 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
8 14 (0.66%) vCenter Server
9 11 (0.52%) Failover Clustering
10 10 (0.47%) AirWatch
11 9 (0.43%) Perfmon
12 8 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
12 8 (0.38%) HP Data Protector
12 8 (0.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 8 (0.38%) SCOrch
12 8 (0.38%) SCVMM
12 8 (0.38%) Terraform
13 7 (0.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 283 (13.42%) VMware
2 187 (8.87%) Cisco
3 172 (8.16%) Citrix
4 101 (4.79%) Oracle
5 68 (3.22%) Tableau
6 65 (3.08%) Apple
7 56 (2.66%) Google
8 55 (2.61%) HP
9 49 (2.32%) IBM
10 43 (2.04%) Adobe
11 41 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
12 38 (1.80%) ServiceNow
13 36 (1.71%) iManage
14 34 (1.61%) CheckPoint
15 32 (1.52%) Palo Alto
16 28 (1.33%) Cognos
17 26 (1.23%) F5
18 25 (1.19%) Dell
18 25 (1.19%) Red Hat
19 24 (1.14%) SAP