Period
to 16 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 7 9
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1,979 1,827 1,758
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.12% 17.96% 13.58%
As % of the Vendors category 43.78% 41.93% 33.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,768 1,663 1,569
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £75,000
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% -

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 4,520 4,357 5,309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 41.39% 42.82% 41.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3,902 3,876 4,739
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
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 August 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 August 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 8 £55,000 +61.76%
Microsoft
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 793 (40.07%) Finance
2 774 (39.11%) SQL
3 696 (35.17%) SQL Server
4 601 (30.37%) Windows
5 491 (24.81%) Agile Software Development
6 474 (23.95%) .NET
7 471 (23.80%) C#
8 469 (23.70%) Active Directory
9 448 (22.64%) Microsoft Azure
10 406 (20.52%) Microsoft Office
11 370 (18.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 340 (17.18%) Business Intelligence
13 331 (16.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 296 (14.96%) T-SQL
15 275 (13.90%) Office 365
16 268 (13.54%) Degree
17 267 (13.49%) ITIL
18 254 (12.83%) Windows Server
19 250 (12.63%) Data Warehouse
20 249 (12.58%) PowerShell
21 245 (12.38%) VMware
22 233 (11.77%) Microsoft Excel
23 214 (10.81%) MVC
24 209 (10.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 204 (10.31%) Problem-Solving
26 203 (10.26%) JavaScript
27 198 (10.01%) ASP.NET
27 198 (10.01%) Power BI
28 189 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
28 189 (9.55%) Advertising

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 (9.04%) MS Exchange
2 148 (7.48%) SharePoint
3 71 (3.59%) Skype for Business
4 68 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 58 (2.93%) IIS
6 50 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 28 (1.41%) CMS
8 27 (1.36%) Confluence
9 26 (1.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 25 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
11 19 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
12 17 (0.86%) NServiceBus
13 13 (0.66%) Umbraco
14 11 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
15 10 (0.51%) SAS
15 10 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
16 8 (0.40%) Apache
16 8 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 7 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
18 6 (0.30%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 406 (20.52%) Microsoft Office
2 233 (11.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 88 (4.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 49 (2.48%) MS Visio
5 33 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
6 13 (0.66%) Camtasia
7 12 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
8 11 (0.56%) Adobe Captivate
9 6 (0.30%) Acrobat
9 6 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.30%) Photoshop
10 5 (0.25%) SPSS
11 4 (0.20%) InDesign
12 3 (0.15%) InfoPath
13 2 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 2 (0.10%) Snagit
13 2 (0.10%) Stata
14 1 (0.051%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.051%) EViews
14 1 (0.051%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 93 (4.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (1.97%) Dynamics AX
2 39 (1.97%) Dynamics NAV
3 25 (1.26%) Oracle Financials
3 25 (1.26%) Oracle General Ledger
4 10 (0.51%) Carpe Diem
4 10 (0.51%) Infor SunSystems
4 10 (0.51%) ReMetrica
5 9 (0.45%) Elite 3E
5 9 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 8 (0.40%) Eikon
7 7 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.25%) Endur
8 5 (0.25%) Workfront
9 4 (0.20%) FastStats
9 4 (0.20%) Magento
9 4 (0.20%) NetSuite
9 4 (0.20%) SunGard GMI
10 3 (0.15%) Markit EDM
11 2 (0.10%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 448 (22.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 275 (13.90%) Office 365
3 172 (8.69%) Amazon AWS
4 64 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
5 56 (2.83%) Dynamics 365
5 56 (2.83%) IaaS
6 54 (2.73%) PaaS
7 37 (1.87%) SaaS
8 35 (1.77%) Mimecast
9 29 (1.47%) Azure Data Factory
10 17 (0.86%) Azure Machine Learning
11 16 (0.81%) OneDrive
12 15 (0.76%) Serverless
13 13 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
13 13 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
14 12 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
14 12 (0.61%) GitHub
14 12 (0.61%) Slack
15 8 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 7 (0.35%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 171 (8.64%) DNS
2 168 (8.49%) Firewall
3 119 (6.01%) DHCP
4 114 (5.76%) WAN
5 109 (5.51%) LAN
6 107 (5.41%) TCP/IP
7 96 (4.85%) VPN
8 76 (3.84%) Skype
9 66 (3.34%) SAN
10 51 (2.58%) Internet
11 38 (1.92%) VLAN
12 36 (1.82%) VoIP
13 33 (1.67%) Unified Communications
14 32 (1.62%) Wireless
15 30 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
15 30 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
16 26 (1.31%) IP Telephony
17 23 (1.16%) SNMP
18 22 (1.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 22 (1.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 696 (35.17%) SQL Server
2 370 (18.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 331 (16.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 250 (12.63%) Data Warehouse
5 209 (10.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 198 (10.01%) Power BI
7 85 (4.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 73 (3.69%) Data Lake
9 70 (3.54%) Big Data
10 69 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
11 63 (3.18%) Azure SQL Database
12 51 (2.58%) SQL Server 2016
13 47 (2.37%) SQL Server 2014
14 45 (2.27%) Relational Database
15 34 (1.72%) OLTP
16 33 (1.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 33 (1.67%) MySQL
17 30 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
18 27 (1.36%) NoSQL
19 23 (1.16%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 124 (6.27%) Visual Studio
2 123 (6.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 80 (4.04%) Git (software)
4 49 (2.48%) JIRA
4 49 (2.48%) TeamCity
5 48 (2.43%) Jenkins
6 40 (2.02%) Subversion
7 35 (1.77%) Octopus Deploy
8 34 (1.72%) MSBuild
9 24 (1.21%) Visual Studio Team System
10 19 (0.96%) NUnit
11 18 (0.91%) CruiseControl
12 15 (0.76%) Selenium
13 11 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 10 (0.51%) Jasmine
15 9 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 9 (0.45%) Moq
16 8 (0.40%) Eclipse
17 6 (0.30%) Grunt
17 6 (0.30%) gulp
General
1 793 (40.07%) Finance
2 189 (9.55%) Advertising
3 157 (7.93%) Banking
4 119 (6.01%) Law
5 94 (4.75%) Legal
6 74 (3.74%) Retail
7 68 (3.44%) Back Office
8 56 (2.83%) Front Office
9 46 (2.32%) Telecoms
10 33 (1.67%) Marketing
11 31 (1.57%) General Ledger
12 25 (1.26%) Financial Institution
13 22 (1.11%) Investment Banking
14 19 (0.96%) Games
15 10 (0.51%) Manufacturing
16 9 (0.45%) Billing
16 9 (0.45%) Publishing
17 8 (0.40%) Retail Banking
18 7 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
19 3 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 536 (27.08%) Developer
2 412 (20.82%) Analyst
3 208 (10.51%) .NET Developer
4 184 (9.30%) C# Developer
5 154 (7.78%) Architect
6 143 (7.23%) Support Engineer
7 142 (7.18%) SQL Developer
8 137 (6.92%) C# .NET Developer
9 135 (6.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 131 (6.62%) Support Analyst
11 113 (5.71%) IT Support
12 102 (5.15%) Consultant
13 96 (4.85%) Senior Developer
14 77 (3.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 74 (3.74%) Desktop Support
16 70 (3.54%) IT Engineer
17 64 (3.23%) SQL BI Developer
17 64 (3.23%) SSIS Developer
18 61 (3.08%) Service Analyst
18 61 (3.08%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 474 (23.95%) .NET
2 198 (10.01%) ASP.NET
3 137 (6.92%) AngularJS
4 127 (6.42%) HTML
5 123 (6.22%) CSS
6 101 (5.10%) ASP.NET Web API
7 96 (4.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 91 (4.60%) .NET Framework
9 90 (4.55%) jQuery
10 88 (4.45%) Web Services
11 79 (3.99%) RESTful
11 79 (3.99%) XML
12 66 (3.34%) WCF
13 60 (3.03%) Entity Framework
14 51 (2.58%) .NET Core
14 51 (2.58%) REST
15 49 (2.48%) HTML5
16 42 (2.12%) WPF
17 41 (2.07%) SOAP
18 38 (1.92%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 189 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
2 143 (7.23%) Computer Science
3 104 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
4 98 (4.95%) Management Information System
5 67 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
6 63 (3.18%) Data Centre
7 59 (2.98%) User Experience
8 40 (2.02%) Fintech
9 32 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 30 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
11 26 (1.31%) Blackberry
12 25 (1.26%) e-Learning
13 24 (1.21%) Derivative
14 23 (1.16%) Data Structures
14 23 (1.16%) Reinsurance
15 22 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
15 22 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
16 21 (1.06%) Equities
16 21 (1.06%) Hedge funds
17 20 (1.01%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 601 (30.37%) Windows
2 254 (12.83%) Windows Server
3 159 (8.03%) Windows 10
4 155 (7.83%) Windows 7
5 130 (6.57%) Linux
6 127 (6.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 120 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 55 (2.78%) Unix
9 39 (1.97%) Android
10 33 (1.67%) Windows 8
11 29 (1.47%) Mac OS
12 26 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 23 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
14 21 (1.06%) VMS
15 16 (0.81%) CentOS
16 12 (0.61%) Apple iOS
16 12 (0.61%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.25%) HPUX
18 4 (0.20%) Ubuntu
19 2 (0.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 491 (24.81%) Agile Software Development
2 340 (17.18%) Business Intelligence
3 267 (13.49%) ITIL
4 214 (10.81%) MVC
5 204 (10.31%) Problem-Solving
6 176 (8.89%) Project Management
7 158 (7.98%) Scrum
8 149 (7.53%) SDLC
9 146 (7.38%) ETL
10 132 (6.67%) DevOps
11 125 (6.32%) CRM
12 121 (6.11%) Migration
13 112 (5.66%) Software Engineering
14 111 (5.61%) TDD
15 108 (5.46%) Continuous Improvement
16 106 (5.36%) Web Development
17 102 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
18 97 (4.90%) Mentoring
19 89 (4.50%) Test Automation
20 86 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 774 (39.11%) SQL
2 471 (23.80%) C#
3 296 (14.96%) T-SQL
4 249 (12.58%) PowerShell
5 203 (10.26%) JavaScript
6 79 (3.99%) Java
7 68 (3.44%) Python
8 59 (2.98%) VBA
9 57 (2.88%) C
10 35 (1.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 32 (1.62%) R
12 28 (1.41%) VB
13 21 (1.06%) VB.NET
14 20 (1.01%) VBScript
15 16 (0.81%) Bash Shell
16 15 (0.76%) PHP
16 15 (0.76%) Ruby
17 13 (0.66%) C++
17 13 (0.66%) PL/SQL
18 12 (0.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 268 (13.54%) Degree
2 127 (6.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 71 (3.59%) MCSE
4 64 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
4 64 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 50 (2.53%) MCSA
6 39 (1.97%) CCNP
7 33 (1.67%) CCIE
7 33 (1.67%) MCITP
8 32 (1.62%) CCNA
9 28 (1.41%) PMI Certification
9 28 (1.41%) PMP
10 25 (1.26%) MCP
11 20 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
11 20 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 18 (0.91%) MCTS
13 16 (0.81%) ISEB
14 14 (0.71%) A+ Certification
15 13 (0.66%) CISSP
15 13 (0.66%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (3.34%) QA
2 48 (2.43%) SLA
3 37 (1.87%) Data Quality
4 19 (0.96%) PMO
5 18 (0.91%) GDPR
6 11 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (0.51%) MiFID
8 8 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
9 7 (0.35%) PCI DSS
10 6 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 5 (0.25%) Solvency II
11 5 (0.25%) WAI
12 4 (0.20%) EMIR
12 4 (0.20%) FATCA
12 4 (0.20%) GCP
13 2 (0.10%) COBIT
13 2 (0.10%) COSO
13 2 (0.10%) NEBOSH
14 1 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 1 (0.051%) SEPA
System Software
1 469 (23.70%) Active Directory
2 163 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (4.04%) Hyper-V
4 52 (2.63%) XenApp
5 43 (2.17%) vSphere
6 42 (2.12%) XenDesktop
7 31 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
8 24 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
9 20 (1.01%) XenServer
10 19 (0.96%) Docker
11 15 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
11 15 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (0.30%) HDFS
13 6 (0.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 4 (0.20%) DFS Replication
14 4 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
14 4 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
15 3 (0.15%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 95 (4.80%) SCCM
2 28 (1.41%) Ansible
2 28 (1.41%) Puppet
2 28 (1.41%) WSUS
3 23 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (0.86%) SCOM
5 13 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
6 12 (0.61%) Backup Exec
7 10 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
8 9 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
8 9 (0.45%) Kubernetes
9 8 (0.40%) HP Data Protector
10 7 (0.35%) Data Guard
10 7 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
10 7 (0.35%) Tivoli
10 7 (0.35%) vCenter Server
11 6 (0.30%) Salt
11 6 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 5 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (0.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 245 (12.38%) VMware
2 178 (8.99%) Citrix
3 173 (8.74%) Cisco
4 135 (6.82%) Oracle
5 56 (2.83%) Apple
6 54 (2.73%) Tableau
7 47 (2.37%) CheckPoint
8 43 (2.17%) HP
9 42 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
10 38 (1.92%) Google
10 38 (1.92%) Palo Alto
11 37 (1.87%) F5
12 36 (1.82%) Adobe
13 35 (1.77%) IBM
14 31 (1.57%) Bloomberg
14 31 (1.57%) Red Hat
15 30 (1.52%) iManage
16 28 (1.41%) Reuters
16 28 (1.41%) ServiceNow
17 25 (1.26%) Dell