Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 7 6
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1,404 1,768 1,857
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.98% 15.87% 18.31%
As % of the Vendors category 36.96% 40.39% 43.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,239 1,586 1,688
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -0.99%
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,125 £31,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £85,000 £77,250
Central London median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% +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 3,799 4,377 4,313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.82% 39.29% 42.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3,277 3,826 3,821
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,000
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 19 November 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 19 November 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 -1 20 £57,500 +4.55%
Microsoft
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 526 (37.46%) Azure
2 524 (37.32%) Windows
3 482 (34.33%) SQL Server
4 473 (33.69%) Finance
5 385 (27.42%) SQL
6 383 (27.28%) Agile Software Development
7 370 (26.35%) Active Directory
8 356 (25.36%) C#
9 351 (25.00%) Office 365
10 304 (21.65%) .NET
11 269 (19.16%) Windows Server
12 250 (17.81%) Microsoft Office
13 226 (16.10%) DevOps
14 220 (15.67%) Power Platform
14 220 (15.67%) ITIL
14 220 (15.67%) Business Intelligence
15 210 (14.96%) Windows 10
16 209 (14.89%) Power BI
16 209 (14.89%) AWS
17 194 (13.82%) JavaScript
18 185 (13.18%) PowerShell
18 185 (13.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 183 (13.03%) VMware
20 179 (12.75%) Data Warehouse
21 160 (11.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 158 (11.25%) ASP.NET
23 151 (10.75%) Problem-Solving
24 142 (10.11%) MVC
25 139 (9.90%) Analytics
26 134 (9.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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
1 116 (8.26%) MS Exchange
2 111 (7.91%) SharePoint
3 45 (3.21%) IIS
4 39 (2.78%) EPiServer
5 36 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 35 (2.49%) Skype for Business
7 34 (2.42%) CMS
8 28 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2010
9 17 (1.21%) Confluence
10 14 (1.00%) Umbraco
11 13 (0.93%) Apache Spark
12 7 (0.50%) ArcGIS
12 7 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (0.50%) Smallworld
13 6 (0.43%) Alfresco
13 6 (0.43%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.43%) SAS
13 6 (0.43%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 250 (17.81%) Microsoft Office
2 133 (9.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 59 (4.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 43 (3.06%) MS Visio
5 21 (1.50%) AutoCAD
5 21 (1.50%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.071%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.071%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.071%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.071%) Camtasia
7 1 (0.071%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.071%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 47 (3.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.07%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.43%) thinkFolio
5 5 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.28%) Elite 3E
6 4 (0.28%) FastStats
7 3 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.21%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.14%) Aareon QL
9 1 (0.071%) FINCAD Analytics
9 1 (0.071%) ION MarketView
9 1 (0.071%) Magento
9 1 (0.071%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.071%) Raiser's Edge
9 1 (0.071%) RMDS
9 1 (0.071%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.071%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (0.071%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.071%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 526 (37.46%) Azure
2 351 (25.00%) Office 365
3 220 (15.67%) Power Platform
4 209 (14.89%) AWS
5 56 (3.99%) Azure Active Directory
6 53 (3.77%) Azure Data Factory
7 45 (3.21%) IaaS
8 42 (2.99%) SaaS
9 41 (2.92%) PaaS
10 36 (2.56%) GCP
11 28 (1.99%) Dynamics 365
12 19 (1.35%) Mimecast
13 14 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
14 12 (0.85%) PowerApps
15 11 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
15 11 (0.78%) Serverless
16 10 (0.71%) GitHub
17 8 (0.57%) G Suite
17 8 (0.57%) OneDrive
18 6 (0.43%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 115 (8.19%) DNS
2 94 (6.70%) DHCP
3 86 (6.13%) Firewall
4 82 (5.84%) LAN
5 78 (5.56%) WAN
6 73 (5.20%) TCP/IP
7 63 (4.49%) Internet
8 60 (4.27%) VoIP
9 49 (3.49%) Wireless
10 46 (3.28%) VPN
11 42 (2.99%) Skype
12 33 (2.35%) SAN
13 30 (2.14%) Remote Desktop
14 22 (1.57%) VLAN
15 18 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
16 15 (1.07%) Cisco IOS
17 14 (1.00%) Cisco Nexus
18 13 (0.93%) NetScaler
19 12 (0.85%) PBX
20 10 (0.71%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 482 (34.33%) SQL Server
2 209 (14.89%) Power BI
3 185 (13.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 179 (12.75%) Data Warehouse
5 160 (11.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 134 (9.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 78 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 70 (4.99%) SQL Server 2012
9 66 (4.70%) Azure SQL Database
10 58 (4.13%) Data Lake
11 40 (2.85%) Relational Database
12 38 (2.71%) Big Data
13 36 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
14 35 (2.49%) NoSQL
15 30 (2.14%) OLTP
16 25 (1.78%) Hadoop
17 21 (1.50%) Amazon RDS
18 19 (1.35%) Amazon Aurora
18 19 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
19 18 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 77 (5.48%) Visual Studio
2 70 (4.99%) Git (software)
3 41 (2.92%) JIRA
4 39 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 37 (2.64%) Visual Studio Team System
6 24 (1.71%) Selenium
7 22 (1.57%) Jenkins
7 22 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
8 17 (1.21%) Bitbucket
9 15 (1.07%) TeamCity
10 13 (0.93%) SpecFlow
11 10 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (0.64%) Subversion
13 8 (0.57%) InstallShield
13 8 (0.57%) WinDbg
14 6 (0.43%) NUnit
15 5 (0.36%) ERwin
15 5 (0.36%) MSI
15 5 (0.36%) PowerDesigner
15 5 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 473 (33.69%) Finance
2 92 (6.55%) Banking
3 47 (3.35%) Law
3 47 (3.35%) Telecoms
4 45 (3.21%) Marketing
5 29 (2.07%) Legal
6 26 (1.85%) Front Office
7 24 (1.71%) Advertising
8 22 (1.57%) Retail
9 18 (1.28%) Financial Institution
10 17 (1.21%) Public Sector
11 14 (1.00%) French Language
11 14 (1.00%) Games
12 10 (0.71%) Back Office
13 6 (0.43%) German Language
14 5 (0.36%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.36%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.21%) Electronics
15 3 (0.21%) Publishing
15 3 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 378 (26.92%) Developer
2 243 (17.31%) Analyst
3 111 (7.91%) Support Analyst
4 109 (7.76%) .NET Developer
5 105 (7.48%) IT Support
6 104 (7.41%) C# Developer
7 102 (7.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 97 (6.91%) Support Engineer
9 86 (6.13%) Senior Developer
10 73 (5.20%) Architect
11 68 (4.84%) IT Analyst
12 65 (4.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 58 (4.13%) 2nd Line Support
14 56 (3.99%) IT Engineer
15 55 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
16 54 (3.85%) Desktop Support
17 53 (3.77%) IT Support Analyst
18 49 (3.49%) Administrator
19 46 (3.28%) Service Analyst
19 46 (3.28%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 304 (21.65%) .NET
2 158 (11.25%) ASP.NET
3 126 (8.97%) HTML
4 116 (8.26%) CSS
5 96 (6.84%) AngularJS
6 92 (6.55%) .NET Framework
7 81 (5.77%) .NET Core
8 78 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
9 65 (4.63%) jQuery
10 63 (4.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 62 (4.42%) Web Services
12 58 (4.13%) React
13 56 (3.99%) REST
14 55 (3.92%) HTML5
15 52 (3.70%) MDX
16 45 (3.21%) XML
17 43 (3.06%) JSON
18 38 (2.71%) ASP.NET MVC
19 36 (2.56%) ASP.NET Core
19 36 (2.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 123 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (5.34%) Management Information System
3 57 (4.06%) Greenfield Project
4 53 (3.77%) Data Centre
4 53 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
5 32 (2.28%) User Experience
6 29 (2.07%) Blackberry
7 26 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
8 25 (1.78%) Video Conferencing
9 24 (1.71%) iPhone
10 20 (1.42%) N-Tier
11 18 (1.28%) Mobile App
11 18 (1.28%) Reinsurance
12 17 (1.21%) Public Cloud
13 16 (1.14%) iPad
13 16 (1.14%) Robotics
14 15 (1.07%) Algorithms
15 14 (1.00%) Fixed Income
16 13 (0.93%) Equities
16 13 (0.93%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 524 (37.32%) Windows
2 269 (19.16%) Windows Server
3 210 (14.96%) Windows 10
4 127 (9.05%) Windows 7
5 99 (7.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 71 (5.06%) Android
7 63 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 54 (3.85%) Linux
9 37 (2.64%) Apple iOS
10 33 (2.35%) Mac OS
11 31 (2.21%) Unix
12 21 (1.50%) Windows 8
13 19 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (0.71%) Solaris
15 9 (0.64%) Windows Vista
16 8 (0.57%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.14%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.14%) Windows XP
18 1 (0.071%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 383 (27.28%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (16.10%) DevOps
3 220 (15.67%) Business Intelligence
3 220 (15.67%) ITIL
4 151 (10.75%) Problem-Solving
5 142 (10.11%) MVC
6 139 (9.90%) Analytics
7 126 (8.97%) Scrum
8 96 (6.84%) Web Development
9 93 (6.62%) Visualisation
10 90 (6.41%) Microservices
11 88 (6.27%) ETL
12 87 (6.20%) Fintech
13 81 (5.77%) Change Management
14 78 (5.56%) CRM
15 77 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 74 (5.27%) Project Management
17 73 (5.20%) TDD
18 69 (4.91%) Asset Management
18 69 (4.91%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 385 (27.42%) SQL
2 356 (25.36%) C#
3 194 (13.82%) JavaScript
4 185 (13.18%) PowerShell
5 96 (6.84%) Python
6 91 (6.48%) T-SQL
7 87 (6.20%) Java
8 58 (4.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 41 (2.92%) C++
10 30 (2.14%) Bash Shell
11 26 (1.85%) C
11 26 (1.85%) R
12 21 (1.50%) XPath
13 20 (1.42%) VB.NET
14 18 (1.28%) VBA
15 17 (1.21%) VBScript
16 12 (0.85%) Scala
16 12 (0.85%) TypeScript
17 11 (0.78%) PHP
18 9 (0.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 107 (7.62%) Degree
2 90 (6.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (2.64%) MCSE
4 33 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (2.07%) MCSA
6 24 (1.71%) MCP
7 21 (1.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 20 (1.42%) CCNP
9 19 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
10 17 (1.21%) CCNA
11 16 (1.14%) CISSP
12 14 (1.00%) MCITP
13 9 (0.64%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 9 (0.64%) CCIE
13 9 (0.64%) CCSP
13 9 (0.64%) ISEB
13 9 (0.64%) Security Cleared
14 8 (0.57%) CEH
14 8 (0.57%) PMI Certification
15 6 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (8.33%) SLA
2 71 (5.06%) QA
3 22 (1.57%) GDPR
4 14 (1.00%) WAI
5 13 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.85%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.71%) NIST
8 7 (0.50%) PMO
9 6 (0.43%) COBIT
10 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.071%) ISO 15022
11 1 (0.071%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 370 (26.35%) Active Directory
2 103 (7.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 93 (6.62%) Hyper-V
4 43 (3.06%) Docker
5 40 (2.85%) XenApp
6 36 (2.56%) XenDesktop
7 12 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
8 10 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.64%) vSphere
10 8 (0.57%) VMware Server
11 6 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.36%) NFS
13 4 (0.28%) BitLocker
13 4 (0.28%) Firmware
13 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.28%) Xen
14 2 (0.14%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 110 (7.83%) SCCM
2 54 (3.85%) Terraform
3 37 (2.64%) Kubernetes
4 30 (2.14%) Ansible
5 23 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (1.57%) Microsoft Intune
7 19 (1.35%) Puppet
8 14 (1.00%) Control-M
9 12 (0.85%) Backup Exec
10 11 (0.78%) vCenter Server
11 10 (0.71%) WSUS
12 9 (0.64%) Failover Clustering
12 9 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
12 9 (0.64%) SCOM
13 8 (0.57%) Perfmon
14 7 (0.50%) HP ALM
14 7 (0.50%) Packer
15 6 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
15 6 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
15 6 (0.43%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 183 (13.03%) VMware
2 106 (7.55%) Citrix
3 92 (6.55%) Cisco
4 53 (3.77%) Oracle
5 50 (3.56%) Tableau
6 34 (2.42%) HP
7 31 (2.21%) Databricks
7 31 (2.21%) ServiceNow
8 29 (2.07%) Google
9 28 (1.99%) Remedy
10 26 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
11 24 (1.71%) Palo Alto
12 21 (1.50%) Symantec
13 20 (1.42%) Sophos
14 19 (1.35%) SAP
15 18 (1.28%) Apple
15 18 (1.28%) Atlassian
16 17 (1.21%) IBM
17 16 (1.14%) Mitel
18 15 (1.07%) Autodesk