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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 June 2022 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 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 8 19 11
Rank change year-on-year +11 -8 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1,301 625 870
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 16.48% 11.72% 14.26%
As % of the Vendors category 43.24% 37.86% 39.85%
Number of salaries quoted 767 525 742
10th Percentile £35,000 £41,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,500 £62,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.60% +8.70% +4.55%
75th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £73,750
90th Percentile £93,000 £97,500 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £62,000 £60,000 £55,350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +8.40% +0.64%

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 3,009 1,651 2,183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.12% 30.96% 35.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2,018 1,399 1,829
10th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £51,250 £51,375 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +6.12%
75th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £78,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £91,250
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% - +8.33%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Microsoft as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

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 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Moorgate - 10 £71,250 -
London Bridge - 7 £72,500 -
Microsoft
Central London

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, 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.

1 539 (41.43%) Azure
2 307 (23.60%) Finance
3 290 (22.29%) SQL
4 288 (22.14%) Agile
5 285 (21.91%) Microsoft 365
6 281 (21.60%) Microsoft Office
6 281 (21.60%) Social Skills
7 256 (19.68%) Windows
8 239 (18.37%) Active Directory
9 229 (17.60%) Cybersecurity
10 224 (17.22%) Power Platform
11 214 (16.45%) Software Licensing
12 213 (16.37%) Apple
13 212 (16.30%) Adobe
14 196 (15.07%) Business Intelligence
15 182 (13.99%) SQL Server
16 180 (13.84%) DevOps
17 172 (13.22%) Power BI
18 158 (12.14%) Microsoft Excel
19 144 (11.07%) .NET
19 144 (11.07%) C#
20 141 (10.84%) AWS
21 136 (10.45%) ITIL
22 134 (10.30%) Asset Management
23 131 (10.07%) Data Warehouse
24 129 (9.92%) Analytics
25 124 (9.53%) SharePoint
26 123 (9.45%) Security Cleared
27 121 (9.30%) SC Cleared
28 120 (9.22%) T-SQL

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
1 124 (9.53%) SharePoint
2 28 (2.15%) MS Exchange
3 26 (2.00%) IIS
4 17 (1.31%) SAS
5 15 (1.15%) Tomcat
6 14 (1.08%) Apache
7 12 (0.92%) Confluence
8 9 (0.69%) CMS
9 8 (0.61%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.31%) Apache Airflow
11 4 (0.31%) Apache Pig
11 4 (0.31%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.23%) Skype for Business
13 2 (0.15%) Camunda
13 2 (0.15%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.077%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.077%) Moodle
14 1 (0.077%) nginx
14 1 (0.077%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 281 (21.60%) Microsoft Office
2 158 (12.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 47 (3.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (2.00%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.38%) Chatbot
6 5 (0.38%) Maple
7 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.15%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.077%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.077%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.077%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.077%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.077%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.077%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.077%) InDesign
8 1 (0.077%) InVision
8 1 (0.077%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.077%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 24 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.54%) Workday HCM
3 6 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.23%) Elite 3E
5 3 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.15%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 2 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 1 (0.077%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.077%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.077%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.077%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.077%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.077%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.077%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 539 (41.43%) Azure
2 285 (21.91%) Microsoft 365
3 224 (17.22%) Power Platform
4 141 (10.84%) AWS
5 75 (5.76%) Azure Active Directory
6 67 (5.15%) SaaS
7 64 (4.92%) Dynamics 365
8 57 (4.38%) PaaS
9 44 (3.38%) Azure Data Factory
10 43 (3.31%) GCP
11 40 (3.07%) PowerApps
12 32 (2.46%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 31 (2.38%) Azure Synapse Analytics
14 28 (2.15%) OneDrive
15 27 (2.08%) Power Automate
16 25 (1.92%) Azure Sentinel
17 21 (1.61%) Azure Monitor
18 20 (1.54%) Serverless
19 17 (1.31%) Snowflake
20 16 (1.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (6.07%) Firewall
2 77 (5.92%) DNS
3 50 (3.84%) DHCP
4 42 (3.23%) TCP/IP
5 41 (3.15%) LAN
6 40 (3.07%) WAN
7 34 (2.61%) Network Security
8 31 (2.38%) VPN
9 30 (2.31%) Wireless
10 16 (1.23%) WebEx
11 15 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
12 13 (1.00%) Kerberos
13 11 (0.85%) VoIP
14 9 (0.69%) SMTP
15 8 (0.61%) VLAN
16 7 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
17 6 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
17 6 (0.46%) MPLS
17 6 (0.46%) Remote Desktop
17 6 (0.46%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (13.99%) SQL Server
2 172 (13.22%) Power BI
3 131 (10.07%) Data Warehouse
4 106 (8.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 97 (7.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 48 (3.69%) Data Lake
7 41 (3.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 39 (3.00%) Tableau
9 30 (2.31%) Big Data
10 29 (2.23%) Relational Database
11 20 (1.54%) OLAP
12 17 (1.31%) Azure SQL Database
12 17 (1.31%) Power Query
13 16 (1.23%) NoSQL
14 14 (1.08%) OLTP
15 11 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 11 (0.85%) MySQL
16 10 (0.77%) Hadoop
16 10 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
16 10 (0.77%) Redis
Development Applications
1 84 (6.46%) Git (software)
2 47 (3.61%) JMeter
3 42 (3.23%) Rational Quality Manager
3 42 (3.23%) Zephyr
4 41 (3.15%) JIRA
5 37 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 32 (2.46%) Visual Studio
7 17 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
8 15 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 15 (1.15%) TeamCity
9 14 (1.08%) Jenkins
10 9 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
11 7 (0.54%) Mercurial
11 7 (0.54%) Visual Studio Code
12 5 (0.38%) ERwin
12 5 (0.38%) GitLab
12 5 (0.38%) Maven
12 5 (0.38%) NUnit
12 5 (0.38%) Selenium
13 4 (0.31%) PowerDesigner
General
1 307 (23.60%) Finance
2 281 (21.60%) Social Skills
3 113 (8.69%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (4.53%) Marketing
5 53 (4.07%) Legal
6 49 (3.77%) Banking
7 45 (3.46%) Advertising
8 42 (3.23%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 41 (3.15%) Retail
10 37 (2.84%) Law
11 28 (2.15%) Public Sector
12 21 (1.61%) Front Office
13 19 (1.46%) Back Office
14 15 (1.15%) Organisational Skills
15 14 (1.08%) Investment Banking
16 13 (1.00%) French Language
16 13 (1.00%) Influencing Skills
17 10 (0.77%) Games
17 10 (0.77%) Presentation Skills
18 9 (0.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 229 (17.60%) Analyst
2 209 (16.06%) Developer
3 135 (10.38%) Architect
4 133 (10.22%) Consultant
5 95 (7.30%) Solutions Architect
6 68 (5.23%) Support Analyst
7 54 (4.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 47 (3.61%) Coordinator
9 43 (3.31%) QA Leader
9 43 (3.31%) SQL Developer
10 42 (3.23%) Data Engineer
10 42 (3.23%) Desktop Support
11 41 (3.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 38 (2.92%) IT Support
13 37 (2.84%) Azure Engineer
14 35 (2.69%) Cloud Architect
15 34 (2.61%) .NET Developer
16 32 (2.46%) Senior Developer
17 31 (2.38%) Service Analyst
17 31 (2.38%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (11.07%) .NET
2 54 (4.15%) .NET Framework
3 40 (3.07%) React
4 35 (2.69%) XML
5 34 (2.61%) HTML
6 31 (2.38%) Entity Framework
7 30 (2.31%) ASP.NET Web API
8 28 (2.15%) Web Services
9 26 (2.00%) ASP.NET
10 22 (1.69%) .NET Core
10 22 (1.69%) CSS
11 20 (1.54%) Dapper ORM
11 20 (1.54%) RESTful
12 18 (1.38%) LDAP
13 17 (1.31%) AngularJS
14 14 (1.08%) JSON
14 14 (1.08%) REST
15 12 (0.92%) ASP.NET Core
15 12 (0.92%) Node.js
15 12 (0.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 114 (8.76%) Data Centre
2 62 (4.77%) Public Cloud
3 56 (4.30%) Virtual Team
4 37 (2.84%) Management Information System
5 33 (2.54%) Hybrid Cloud
5 33 (2.54%) User Experience
6 24 (1.84%) Self-Motivation
7 23 (1.77%) Video Conferencing
8 21 (1.61%) Life Science
9 17 (1.31%) iPhone
10 16 (1.23%) SWIFT
11 14 (1.08%) Hedge funds
12 13 (1.00%) Cyberattack
13 12 (0.92%) Cloud Native
13 12 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
14 11 (0.85%) iPad
14 11 (0.85%) Mobile App
14 11 (0.85%) Replication
15 10 (0.77%) Microsoft Licensing
15 10 (0.77%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 256 (19.68%) Windows
2 91 (6.99%) Windows 10
3 69 (5.30%) Windows Server
4 50 (3.84%) Linux
5 41 (3.15%) Windows Server 2016
6 38 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (1.69%) Apple iOS
8 21 (1.61%) Unix
9 18 (1.38%) Android
9 18 (1.38%) Windows Server 2019
10 16 (1.23%) Mac OS
11 7 (0.54%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.38%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.31%) CentOS
13 4 (0.31%) VMS
14 3 (0.23%) Solaris
14 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.15%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.077%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (22.14%) Agile
2 229 (17.60%) Cybersecurity
3 214 (16.45%) Software Licensing
4 196 (15.07%) Business Intelligence
5 180 (13.84%) DevOps
6 136 (10.45%) ITIL
7 134 (10.30%) Asset Management
8 129 (9.92%) Analytics
9 108 (8.30%) Problem-Solving
10 105 (8.07%) Project Delivery
11 102 (7.84%) ETL
12 97 (7.46%) Project Management
13 95 (7.30%) Process Improvement
14 94 (7.23%) Service Delivery
15 92 (7.07%) CI/CD
16 91 (6.99%) IT Asset Management
17 85 (6.53%) Change Management
18 84 (6.46%) Data Modelling
19 80 (6.15%) Software Asset Management
20 78 (6.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 290 (22.29%) SQL
2 144 (11.07%) C#
3 120 (9.22%) T-SQL
4 92 (7.07%) PowerShell
5 88 (6.76%) Python
6 64 (4.92%) JavaScript
7 43 (3.31%) Java
8 33 (2.54%) TypeScript
9 18 (1.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 14 (1.08%) R
11 12 (0.92%) PL/SQL
12 10 (0.77%) Scala
13 9 (0.69%) ANSI SQL
13 9 (0.69%) Bash
13 9 (0.69%) C++
14 8 (0.61%) C
15 6 (0.46%) U-SQL
15 6 (0.46%) XMLA
16 5 (0.38%) MATLAB
16 5 (0.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 123 (9.45%) Security Cleared
2 121 (9.30%) SC Cleared
3 103 (7.92%) Degree
4 62 (4.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 20 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (1.08%) CCNP
7 14 (1.08%) Master's Degree
8 13 (1.00%) CISSP
9 12 (0.92%) MCSD
10 11 (0.85%) CISM
10 11 (0.85%) MCITP
10 11 (0.85%) MCSA
11 10 (0.77%) APMP
12 9 (0.69%) A+ Certification
12 9 (0.69%) CCNA
12 9 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (0.69%) MCSE
12 9 (0.69%) TOGAF Certification
13 7 (0.54%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (6.23%) QA
2 44 (3.38%) Data Quality
3 38 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (2.38%) SLA
5 19 (1.46%) GDPR
5 19 (1.46%) NIST
6 14 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials
7 7 (0.54%) Accessibility
7 7 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.46%) GRC
9 5 (0.38%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (0.23%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.077%) COBIT
11 1 (0.077%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.077%) SOC 2
System Software
1 239 (18.37%) Active Directory
2 60 (4.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (2.54%) Virtual Desktop
4 25 (1.92%) Docker
5 16 (1.23%) Hyper-V
6 14 (1.08%) XenApp
7 12 (0.92%) vSphere
8 10 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (0.77%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.31%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.23%) Ceph
11 3 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.15%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.15%) iptables
12 2 (0.15%) NFS
13 1 (0.077%) Firmware
13 1 (0.077%) Postfix
13 1 (0.077%) Sendmail
13 1 (0.077%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 100 (7.69%) SCCM
2 42 (3.23%) HP ALM
2 42 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
3 40 (3.07%) Microsoft Intune
4 39 (3.00%) Terraform
5 24 (1.84%) Kubernetes
6 23 (1.77%) SCOM
7 22 (1.69%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 19 (1.46%) SCSM
9 14 (1.08%) Ansible
10 10 (0.77%) Jamf Pro
11 8 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
12 6 (0.46%) CASB
13 5 (0.38%) AirWatch
13 5 (0.38%) Backup Exec
14 4 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
14 4 (0.31%) FortiGate
14 4 (0.31%) NetBackup
15 3 (0.23%) HP SIM
15 3 (0.23%) OpenView
Vendors
1 213 (16.37%) Apple
2 212 (16.30%) Adobe
3 100 (7.69%) VMware
4 86 (6.61%) Google
5 82 (6.30%) Citrix
6 54 (4.15%) IBM
7 53 (4.07%) Oracle
8 52 (4.00%) HP
9 49 (3.77%) Cisco
10 36 (2.77%) Databricks
11 30 (2.31%) ServiceNow
12 23 (1.77%) Dell
13 20 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
14 18 (1.38%) Informatica
15 16 (1.23%) SAP
16 13 (1.00%) DocuSign
17 12 (0.92%) Bloomberg
17 12 (0.92%) Meraki
18 11 (0.85%) CheckPoint
18 11 (0.85%) iManage