Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 6 8
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1,669 1,859 1,659
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.79% 17.94% 14.65%
As % of the Vendors category 39.89% 42.97% 34.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,502 1,686 1,519
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 4,184 4,326 4,876
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.59% 41.74% 43.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3,688 3,823 4,400
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,430
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £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 16 December 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 16 December 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 +3 7 £57,500 +64.29%
Moorgate -3 3 £20,750 -36.15%
Microsoft
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 658 (39.42%) Finance
2 621 (37.21%) SQL
3 593 (35.53%) Windows
4 486 (29.12%) SQL Server
5 483 (28.94%) Active Directory
6 431 (25.82%) Microsoft Azure
7 430 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
8 413 (24.75%) C#
9 406 (24.33%) .NET
10 372 (22.29%) Microsoft Office
11 302 (18.09%) Windows Server
12 290 (17.38%) Office 365
13 233 (13.96%) JavaScript
14 228 (13.66%) VMware
15 221 (13.24%) ITIL
16 214 (12.82%) MVC
17 206 (12.34%) PowerShell
18 202 (12.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 197 (11.80%) Degree
20 195 (11.68%) T-SQL
20 195 (11.68%) Problem-Solving
21 193 (11.56%) ASP.NET
22 190 (11.38%) Business Intelligence
23 186 (11.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 182 (10.90%) Microsoft Excel
25 181 (10.84%) Firewall
25 181 (10.84%) AngularJS
26 176 (10.55%) MS Exchange
27 175 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
28 162 (9.71%) Windows 10

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
1 176 (10.55%) MS Exchange
2 141 (8.45%) SharePoint
3 65 (3.89%) IIS
4 46 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 39 (2.34%) Skype for Business
6 29 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 20 (1.20%) CMS
8 19 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
9 18 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
9 18 (1.08%) Umbraco
10 13 (0.78%) Confluence
11 12 (0.72%) Apache
12 11 (0.66%) Apache Spark
12 11 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
13 10 (0.60%) OpenStack
13 10 (0.60%) Tomcat
14 9 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 8 (0.48%) NServiceBus
16 7 (0.42%) IBM Notes
16 7 (0.42%) nginx
Applications
1 372 (22.29%) Microsoft Office
2 182 (10.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 75 (4.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 33 (1.98%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.84%) AutoCAD
5 14 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.18%) Camtasia
6 3 (0.18%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.18%) Snagit
7 2 (0.12%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.12%) InDesign
7 2 (0.12%) Maple
7 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.060%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.060%) Maya
Business Applications
1 77 (4.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (1.98%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.54%) FastStats
5 7 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
5 7 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
6 6 (0.36%) Infor SunSystems
6 6 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.36%) ReMetrica
7 5 (0.30%) Eikon
7 5 (0.30%) Elite 3E
7 5 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.24%) Magento
8 4 (0.24%) NetSuite
8 4 (0.24%) RiskWrite
8 4 (0.24%) SunGard GMI
9 3 (0.18%) Relativity
10 2 (0.12%) Ringtail
10 2 (0.12%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 431 (25.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 290 (17.38%) Office 365
3 130 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
4 73 (4.37%) SaaS
5 49 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
6 46 (2.76%) PaaS
7 30 (1.80%) Dynamics 365
8 29 (1.74%) IaaS
9 28 (1.68%) Azure Data Factory
10 21 (1.26%) Serverless
11 20 (1.20%) Mimecast
12 19 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
13 17 (1.02%) Azure Functions
14 11 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
15 10 (0.60%) Data Lake Analytics
15 10 (0.60%) GitHub
16 8 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
17 7 (0.42%) Amazon S3
17 7 (0.42%) Azure Machine Learning
18 5 (0.30%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 181 (10.84%) Firewall
2 152 (9.11%) DNS
3 125 (7.49%) DHCP
4 115 (6.89%) TCP/IP
5 78 (4.67%) WAN
6 76 (4.55%) LAN
7 74 (4.43%) VPN
8 57 (3.42%) Internet
9 53 (3.18%) Skype
10 52 (3.12%) SAN
11 50 (3.00%) VLAN
12 41 (2.46%) Unified Communications
13 31 (1.86%) Network Security
13 31 (1.86%) VoIP
14 28 (1.68%) Wireless
15 24 (1.44%) Remote Desktop
16 22 (1.32%) IP Telephony
17 21 (1.26%) NetScaler
18 20 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
19 19 (1.14%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 486 (29.12%) SQL Server
2 202 (12.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 186 (11.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 149 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
5 128 (7.67%) Power BI
6 97 (5.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 69 (4.13%) Relational Database
8 50 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 49 (2.94%) SQL Server 2016
10 47 (2.82%) NoSQL
11 40 (2.40%) Big Data
12 37 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
13 32 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
14 29 (1.74%) Data Lake
15 25 (1.50%) Azure SQL Database
16 24 (1.44%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 24 (1.44%) Cosmos DB
16 24 (1.44%) RDBMS
17 23 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
18 21 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 93 (5.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 76 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 71 (4.25%) Git (software)
4 63 (3.77%) TeamCity
5 43 (2.58%) Selenium
6 41 (2.46%) Visual Studio Team System
7 40 (2.40%) JIRA
8 39 (2.34%) Jenkins
9 38 (2.28%) Octopus Deploy
10 27 (1.62%) NUnit
11 26 (1.56%) Subversion
12 14 (0.84%) Eclipse
13 13 (0.78%) WebDriver
14 11 (0.66%) tSQLt
15 10 (0.60%) MSBuild
16 9 (0.54%) SpecFlow
17 8 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 8 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 7 (0.42%) Jasmine
19 5 (0.30%) Vagrant
General
1 658 (39.42%) Finance
2 158 (9.47%) Banking
3 89 (5.33%) Advertising
4 64 (3.83%) Retail
5 59 (3.54%) Law
6 58 (3.48%) Legal
7 48 (2.88%) Telecoms
8 34 (2.04%) Marketing
9 29 (1.74%) Back Office
10 28 (1.68%) Financial Institution
11 25 (1.50%) Investment Banking
12 14 (0.84%) Manufacturing
13 10 (0.60%) Front Office
13 10 (0.60%) General Ledger
14 9 (0.54%) Games
15 6 (0.36%) Private Banking
15 6 (0.36%) Publishing
16 5 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
17 3 (0.18%) Billing
17 3 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 454 (27.20%) Developer
2 338 (20.25%) Analyst
3 191 (11.44%) .NET Developer
4 182 (10.90%) C# Developer
5 145 (8.69%) Support Engineer
6 134 (8.03%) IT Support
7 123 (7.37%) C# .NET Developer
8 93 (5.57%) Support Analyst
9 91 (5.45%) Senior Developer
10 85 (5.09%) SQL Developer
11 84 (5.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 77 (4.61%) Desktop Support
13 67 (4.01%) IT Engineer
14 62 (3.71%) Architect
15 58 (3.48%) Business Analyst
15 58 (3.48%) IT Analyst
15 58 (3.48%) IT Support Engineer
16 57 (3.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 56 (3.36%) Consultant
18 50 (3.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 406 (24.33%) .NET
2 193 (11.56%) ASP.NET
3 181 (10.84%) AngularJS
4 144 (8.63%) CSS
5 143 (8.57%) HTML
6 110 (6.59%) ASP.NET Web API
7 102 (6.11%) .NET Core
7 102 (6.11%) jQuery
8 92 (5.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 85 (5.09%) .NET Framework
10 58 (3.48%) Entity Framework
11 56 (3.36%) Web Services
11 56 (3.36%) XML
12 51 (3.06%) HTML5
12 51 (3.06%) RESTful
13 37 (2.22%) WPF
14 33 (1.98%) Angular 2
14 33 (1.98%) JSON
15 32 (1.92%) React
15 32 (1.92%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 175 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (5.81%) Data Centre
3 89 (5.33%) Greenfield Project
4 67 (4.01%) Self-Motivation
5 57 (3.42%) Fintech
6 55 (3.30%) Management Information System
7 38 (2.28%) PKI
8 34 (2.04%) Data Structures
8 34 (2.04%) Reinsurance
9 33 (1.98%) Hybrid Cloud
10 30 (1.80%) User Experience
11 27 (1.62%) Mobile App
12 23 (1.38%) Microsoft Licensing
12 23 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
13 21 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 20 (1.20%) Replication
15 18 (1.08%) Hedge funds
15 18 (1.08%) Public Cloud
16 17 (1.02%) Clustering
17 16 (0.96%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 593 (35.53%) Windows
2 302 (18.09%) Windows Server
3 162 (9.71%) Windows 10
4 138 (8.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 136 (8.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 128 (7.67%) Windows 7
7 88 (5.27%) Linux
8 34 (2.04%) Windows 8
9 33 (1.98%) Android
9 33 (1.98%) Unix
10 24 (1.44%) Apple iOS
10 24 (1.44%) Mac OS
11 19 (1.14%) Mac OS X
12 18 (1.08%) CentOS
12 18 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.36%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.24%) VMS
15 4 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.18%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (13.24%) ITIL
3 214 (12.82%) MVC
4 195 (11.68%) Problem-Solving
5 190 (11.38%) Business Intelligence
6 158 (9.47%) DevOps
7 146 (8.75%) Scrum
8 130 (7.79%) Project Management
9 124 (7.43%) Migration
10 117 (7.01%) Computer Science
11 114 (6.83%) CRM
12 112 (6.71%) Test Automation
13 106 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 106 (6.35%) TDD
14 105 (6.29%) Continuous Integration
15 98 (5.87%) ETL
15 98 (5.87%) SDLC
15 98 (5.87%) Web Development
16 90 (5.39%) Analytics
17 85 (5.09%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 621 (37.21%) SQL
2 413 (24.75%) C#
3 233 (13.96%) JavaScript
4 206 (12.34%) PowerShell
5 195 (11.68%) T-SQL
6 75 (4.49%) Python
7 51 (3.06%) Java
8 50 (3.00%) VBA
9 33 (1.98%) R
10 24 (1.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 20 (1.20%) VB
12 17 (1.02%) C
13 16 (0.96%) C++
14 15 (0.90%) Bash Shell
15 14 (0.84%) PL/SQL
15 14 (0.84%) TypeScript
16 12 (0.72%) PHP
16 12 (0.72%) Ruby
16 12 (0.72%) VB.NET
17 9 (0.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 197 (11.80%) Degree
2 107 (6.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 66 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
3 66 (3.95%) MCSE
4 54 (3.24%) Computer Science Degree
5 47 (2.82%) CCNP
6 35 (2.10%) MCSA
7 25 (1.50%) CCIE
7 25 (1.50%) CCNA
8 17 (1.02%) CISSP
8 17 (1.02%) MCP
9 16 (0.96%) ISEB
10 15 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (0.66%) A+ Certification
11 11 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (0.60%) Security Cleared
12 10 (0.60%) SSCP
13 9 (0.54%) AWS Certification
13 9 (0.54%) PMI Certification
14 8 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (4.13%) QA
2 46 (2.76%) SLA
3 33 (1.98%) Data Quality
4 19 (1.14%) GDPR
4 19 (1.14%) PMO
5 13 (0.78%) MiFID
6 10 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (0.36%) WAI
8 5 (0.30%) EMIR
8 5 (0.30%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.24%) FATCA
10 3 (0.18%) COBIT
10 3 (0.18%) SSAE 16
11 2 (0.12%) COSO
11 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.12%) NEBOSH
11 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.12%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.060%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 483 (28.94%) Active Directory
2 142 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 112 (6.71%) Hyper-V
4 44 (2.64%) XenApp
5 24 (1.44%) XenDesktop
6 23 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
7 21 (1.26%) Docker
8 17 (1.02%) vSphere
9 15 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
10 12 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
11 11 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
12 10 (0.60%) BitLocker
12 10 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
13 9 (0.54%) XenServer
14 6 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
15 5 (0.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 4 (0.24%) HDFS
16 4 (0.24%) Terminal Server
17 3 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 123 (7.37%) SCCM
2 53 (3.18%) SCOM
3 42 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
4 38 (2.28%) Puppet
5 30 (1.80%) Ansible
6 25 (1.50%) Backup Exec
7 21 (1.26%) Kubernetes
8 18 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
9 17 (1.02%) Nagios
10 16 (0.96%) Terraform
10 16 (0.96%) WSUS
11 12 (0.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 11 (0.66%) Microsoft Intune
12 11 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
13 9 (0.54%) CASB
13 9 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
13 9 (0.54%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 8 (0.48%) HP SIM
14 8 (0.48%) SCOrch
15 7 (0.42%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 228 (13.66%) VMware
2 124 (7.43%) Citrix
3 106 (6.35%) Cisco
4 93 (5.57%) Oracle
5 39 (2.34%) CheckPoint
6 38 (2.28%) Apple
7 37 (2.22%) Tableau
8 34 (2.04%) HP
9 32 (1.92%) F5
10 29 (1.74%) Palo Alto
11 27 (1.62%) Dell
11 27 (1.62%) IBM
12 26 (1.56%) Symantec
13 25 (1.50%) McAfee
14 24 (1.44%) Bloomberg
14 24 (1.44%) Google
15 23 (1.38%) SAP
16 21 (1.26%) Reuters
16 21 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
17 19 (1.14%) Ivanti