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 3 months to 22 June 2017 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
London / City of London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 8 10
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 968 897 1326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.64% 14.06% 12.77%
As % of the Vendors category 43.04% 35.55% 29.49%
Number of salaries quoted 865 809 1173
Median salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £71,200
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2249 2523 4496
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 43.31% 39.55% 43.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1981 2235 3860
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £78,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 763 (42.58%) SQL Server
2 700 (39.06%) SQL
3 605 (33.76%) Windows
4 577 (32.20%) Finance
5 399 (22.27%) .NET
6 396 (22.10%) Agile Software Development
7 391 (21.82%) Business Intelligence
8 370 (20.65%) Active Directory
9 348 (19.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 317 (17.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 313 (17.47%) C#
12 295 (16.46%) T-SQL
13 292 (16.29%) Windows Server
14 286 (15.96%) Data Warehouse
15 270 (15.07%) VMware
16 268 (14.96%) Degree
17 252 (14.06%) ITIL
18 249 (13.90%) Microsoft Office
19 234 (13.06%) Microsoft Azure
20 232 (12.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 213 (11.89%) Microsoft Excel
21 213 (11.89%) MS Exchange
22 197 (10.99%) Citrix
23 188 (10.49%) Cisco
24 184 (10.27%) Microsoft Certification
25 183 (10.21%) Project Management
25 183 (10.21%) Analytical Skills
26 177 (9.88%) Firewall
27 176 (9.82%) VMware Infrastructure
28 173 (9.65%) SharePoint

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
1 213 (11.89%) MS Exchange
2 173 (9.65%) SharePoint
3 123 (6.86%) IIS
4 102 (5.69%) Skype for Business
5 80 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 70 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2013
7 50 (2.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 40 (2.23%) CMS
9 31 (1.73%) Confluence
10 30 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
11 29 (1.62%) EPiServer
11 29 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2003
12 25 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
13 24 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
14 20 (1.12%) Tomcat
15 18 (1.00%) Umbraco
16 13 (0.73%) Apache
16 13 (0.73%) Documentum
16 13 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
17 9 (0.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 249 (13.90%) Microsoft Office
2 213 (11.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 121 (6.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 60 (3.35%) MS Visio
5 42 (2.34%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.39%) SPSS
7 6 (0.33%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.28%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.28%) InDesign
8 5 (0.28%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.11%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.11%) HipChat
10 2 (0.11%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 2 (0.11%) PTC Creo
10 2 (0.11%) Vectorworks
11 1 (0.056%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.056%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 90 (5.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (0.95%) Markit EDM
4 16 (0.89%) thinkFolio
5 15 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
6 10 (0.56%) Siebel CRM
7 7 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 6 (0.33%) HFM
9 5 (0.28%) Relativity
10 3 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
10 3 (0.17%) Hyperion Enterprise
10 3 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
10 3 (0.17%) NetSuite
11 2 (0.11%) FastStats
11 2 (0.11%) iTrent
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
11 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.11%) ResourceLink
11 2 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 2 (0.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 234 (13.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 126 (7.03%) Office 365
3 67 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
4 41 (2.29%) SaaS
5 29 (1.62%) Azure Active Directory
6 27 (1.51%) PaaS
7 23 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
8 22 (1.23%) IaaS
9 19 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
10 18 (1.00%) GitHub
11 16 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
12 9 (0.50%) G Suite
13 8 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 7 (0.39%) Mimecast
15 6 (0.33%) Dropbox
16 5 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
17 4 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
17 4 (0.22%) Amazon S3
17 4 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
17 4 (0.22%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 177 (9.88%) Firewall
2 148 (8.26%) DNS
3 120 (6.70%) DHCP
4 113 (6.31%) SAN
5 105 (5.86%) TCP/IP
5 105 (5.86%) WAN
6 92 (5.13%) VPN
7 90 (5.02%) LAN
8 64 (3.57%) VoIP
9 57 (3.18%) Internet
10 56 (3.13%) Skype
11 32 (1.79%) Intranet
12 31 (1.73%) SNMP
13 27 (1.51%) SMTP
14 26 (1.45%) Network Security
15 24 (1.34%) VLAN
15 24 (1.34%) Wireless
16 22 (1.23%) MPLS
16 22 (1.23%) NAS
16 22 (1.23%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 763 (42.58%) SQL Server
2 348 (19.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 317 (17.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 286 (15.96%) Data Warehouse
5 232 (12.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 147 (8.20%) Power BI
7 133 (7.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 85 (4.74%) Big Data
9 72 (4.02%) SQL Server 2012
10 64 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
11 53 (2.96%) NoSQL
11 53 (2.96%) Relational Database
12 43 (2.40%) OLAP
13 36 (2.01%) BusinessObjects
13 36 (2.01%) MySQL
14 32 (1.79%) QlikView
15 31 (1.73%) OLAP Cube
16 26 (1.45%) SSDT
17 25 (1.40%) SQL Server 2016
18 20 (1.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 95 (5.30%) Visual Studio
2 84 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 70 (3.91%) JIRA
4 34 (1.90%) Git (software)
5 32 (1.79%) Jenkins
5 32 (1.79%) TeamCity
6 26 (1.45%) PowerDesigner
7 25 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
8 24 (1.34%) Subversion
9 20 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 14 (0.78%) Selenium
11 9 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (0.45%) WebDriver
13 7 (0.39%) NUnit
14 6 (0.33%) Bitbucket
14 6 (0.33%) CruiseControl
14 6 (0.33%) Travis CI
15 5 (0.28%) MSTest
15 5 (0.28%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
15 5 (0.28%) webpack
General
1 577 (32.20%) Finance
2 127 (7.09%) Banking
3 114 (6.36%) Legal
4 88 (4.91%) Retail
5 76 (4.24%) Law
6 53 (2.96%) Marketing
7 47 (2.62%) Advertising
8 35 (1.95%) Telecoms
9 27 (1.51%) Investment Banking
10 25 (1.40%) Front Office
11 21 (1.17%) Back Office
12 15 (0.84%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.61%) Games
13 11 (0.61%) Publishing
14 10 (0.56%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.39%) French Language
16 5 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.22%) Automotive
17 4 (0.22%) Billing
17 4 (0.22%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 436 (24.33%) Analyst
1 436 (24.33%) Developer
2 143 (7.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 118 (6.58%) SQL Developer
4 115 (6.42%) Support Analyst
5 112 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 112 (6.25%) Architect
6 100 (5.58%) C# Developer
7 94 (5.25%) Support Engineer
8 91 (5.08%) SSAS Developer
9 89 (4.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 87 (4.85%) Business Analyst
11 82 (4.58%) Applications Support
12 77 (4.30%) Senior Developer
13 74 (4.13%) Service Analyst
14 73 (4.07%) C# .NET Developer
15 71 (3.96%) Consultant
16 64 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
17 63 (3.52%) IT Support
18 60 (3.35%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 399 (22.27%) .NET
2 139 (7.76%) ASP.NET
3 137 (7.65%) HTML
4 103 (5.75%) CSS
5 89 (4.97%) .NET Framework
6 84 (4.69%) Web Services
7 83 (4.63%) AngularJS
8 78 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 67 (3.74%) XML
10 63 (3.52%) MDX
11 59 (3.29%) ASP.NET Web API
12 57 (3.18%) HTML5
13 50 (2.79%) Entity Framework
14 47 (2.62%) jQuery
15 46 (2.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 42 (2.34%) WCF
17 38 (2.12%) REST
18 37 (2.06%) Ajax
18 37 (2.06%) RESTful
19 36 (2.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 183 (10.21%) Analytical Skills
2 121 (6.75%) Management Information System
3 95 (5.30%) Data Centre
4 80 (4.46%) User Experience
5 64 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 57 (3.18%) Blackberry
6 57 (3.18%) Greenfield Project
7 56 (3.13%) Clustering
8 37 (2.06%) Fintech
9 35 (1.95%) PKI
9 35 (1.95%) Replication
10 32 (1.79%) Public Cloud
11 29 (1.62%) Data Structures
12 26 (1.45%) Hedge funds
13 25 (1.40%) Driving Licence
14 19 (1.06%) iPhone
15 16 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
16 15 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
17 14 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
18 13 (0.73%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 605 (33.76%) Windows
2 292 (16.29%) Windows Server
3 158 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 148 (8.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 137 (7.65%) Windows 7
6 135 (7.53%) Linux
7 97 (5.41%) Windows 10
8 66 (3.68%) Windows 8
9 38 (2.12%) Unix
10 36 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 28 (1.56%) Android
12 21 (1.17%) CentOS
13 20 (1.12%) Apple iOS
14 19 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
15 16 (0.89%) Ubuntu
16 12 (0.67%) Mac OS X
17 11 (0.61%) Debian
17 11 (0.61%) Windows XP
18 9 (0.50%) Kali Linux
18 9 (0.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 396 (22.10%) Agile Software Development
2 391 (21.82%) Business Intelligence
3 252 (14.06%) ITIL
4 183 (10.21%) Project Management
5 162 (9.04%) ETL
6 143 (7.98%) CRM
7 131 (7.31%) MVC
8 110 (6.14%) Scrum
9 99 (5.52%) Service Delivery
10 93 (5.19%) Software Engineering
11 85 (4.74%) Data Modelling
12 82 (4.58%) Analytics
13 79 (4.41%) Business Analysis
13 79 (4.41%) Data Management
14 78 (4.35%) Change Management
14 78 (4.35%) SDLC
15 76 (4.24%) Test Automation
15 76 (4.24%) Visualisation
16 69 (3.85%) Asset Management
16 69 (3.85%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 700 (39.06%) SQL
2 313 (17.47%) C#
3 295 (16.46%) T-SQL
4 148 (8.26%) JavaScript
5 109 (6.08%) PowerShell
6 105 (5.86%) Java
7 29 (1.62%) Python
8 27 (1.51%) VB
9 26 (1.45%) VBA
10 22 (1.23%) R
10 22 (1.23%) XPath
11 21 (1.17%) VB.NET
12 20 (1.12%) C
12 20 (1.12%) Shell Script
13 17 (0.95%) PHP
14 12 (0.67%) C++
14 12 (0.67%) Perl
14 12 (0.67%) VBScript
15 11 (0.61%) TypeScript
16 10 (0.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 268 (14.96%) Degree
2 184 (10.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 90 (5.02%) MCSE
4 85 (4.74%) Cisco Certification
5 50 (2.79%) CCNA
5 50 (2.79%) CCNP
6 45 (2.51%) MCP
7 43 (2.40%) MCSA
8 32 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
9 25 (1.40%) MCITP
10 23 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (1.00%) ISEB
12 17 (0.95%) CCDP
13 16 (0.89%) CCIE
14 15 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 14 (0.78%) CCSP
15 14 (0.78%) CESG Certified Professional
16 13 (0.73%) ISTQB
16 13 (0.73%) PMP
16 13 (0.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (4.24%) QA
2 57 (3.18%) SLA
3 40 (2.23%) Data Quality
4 34 (1.90%) PMO
5 25 (1.40%) PCI DSS
6 16 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.50%) MiFID
8 5 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (0.22%) COBIT
10 3 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.11%) EMIR
11 2 (0.11%) FATCA
11 2 (0.11%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.11%) ISO 8583
11 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.056%) Solvency II
System Software
1 370 (20.65%) Active Directory
2 176 (9.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 135 (7.53%) Hyper-V
4 77 (4.30%) XenApp
5 48 (2.68%) vSphere
6 36 (2.01%) XenDesktop
7 26 (1.45%) Docker
8 24 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (0.78%) Snort
10 11 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
10 11 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (0.50%) XenServer
12 8 (0.45%) Terminal Services
13 7 (0.39%) pfSense
13 7 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
14 5 (0.28%) NFS
14 5 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
15 4 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (0.22%) Xen
16 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 95 (5.30%) SCCM
2 45 (2.51%) SCOM
3 29 (1.62%) Puppet
4 20 (1.12%) WSUS
5 19 (1.06%) Backup Exec
6 18 (1.00%) vCenter Server
7 17 (0.95%) Ansible
8 16 (0.89%) AirWatch
8 16 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
9 15 (0.84%) Microsoft Clustering
9 15 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
10 14 (0.78%) OSSEC
11 12 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
11 12 (0.67%) Nessus
12 11 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
13 10 (0.56%) Kubernetes
14 9 (0.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 9 (0.50%) XenMobile
15 7 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 6 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 270 (15.07%) VMware
2 197 (10.99%) Citrix
3 188 (10.49%) Cisco
4 123 (6.86%) Oracle
5 109 (6.08%) Tableau
6 66 (3.68%) HP
7 65 (3.63%) Apple
8 61 (3.40%) NetApp
9 47 (2.62%) Salesforce.com
10 41 (2.29%) Cognos
11 36 (2.01%) Red Hat
11 36 (2.01%) Sybase
12 35 (1.95%) Dell
13 34 (1.90%) Juniper
13 34 (1.90%) SAP
14 29 (1.62%) McAfee
14 29 (1.62%) MicroStrategy
15 27 (1.51%) Adobe
16 26 (1.45%) Veeam
17 25 (1.40%) Google
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + + bonus + bens
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Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
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Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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I3
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + + excellent benefits
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Salary: £70,000 - 90,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
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Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
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Salary: UKP 41000 per year
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