Period
to 21 November 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 21 November 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
South London > Croydon
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 93 92 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 16.55% 26.29% 26.67%
As % of the Vendors category 48.44% 60.13% 48.95%
Number of salaries quoted 81 85 135
Croydon median annual salary £52,000 £38,694 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.39% -22.61% +11.11%
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £58,750 £80,000
South London median annual salary £42,500 £38,694 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.84% -18.54% +5.56%

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 Croydon.

All Vendors
Croydon
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 192 153 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 34.16% 43.71% 54.48%
Number of salaries quoted 156 136 208
Croydon median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £22,000 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,625 £58,750 £67,575
South London median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +18.75% -15.79% +5.56%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Croydon.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Croydon

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Croydon.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Croydon

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Croydon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Croydon over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Croydon

Microsoft
Job Locations in Croydon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Croydon region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Coulsdon -6 1 £47,500 -
South Croydon - 1 £31,000 -
Microsoft
South London

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 38 (40.86%) Windows
2 36 (38.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (37.63%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (35.48%) Active Directory
5 30 (32.26%) SQL
5 30 (32.26%) SQL Server
6 28 (30.11%) ITIL
7 26 (27.96%) PowerShell
8 23 (24.73%) Microsoft Excel
9 21 (22.58%) SCCM
10 20 (21.51%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (21.51%) Citrix
10 20 (21.51%) Finance
10 20 (21.51%) High Availability
11 19 (20.43%) Amazon AWS
12 18 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 18 (19.35%) DNS
13 17 (18.28%) VMware
13 17 (18.28%) JSON
13 17 (18.28%) Data Analysis
13 17 (18.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 17 (18.28%) Power BI
14 16 (17.20%) Scrum
15 15 (16.13%) Windows 10
16 14 (15.05%) DevOps
16 14 (15.05%) Self-Motivation
16 14 (15.05%) XenApp
16 14 (15.05%) DHCP
16 14 (15.05%) Microsoft Office
16 14 (15.05%) T-SQL

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 10 (10.75%) IIS
2 7 (7.53%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.15%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (24.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (15.05%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (5.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (4.30%) MS Visio
5 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Maximo
1 1 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 36 (38.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (20.43%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (10.75%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (10.75%) Office 365
4 9 (9.68%) Azure Data Factory
5 5 (5.38%) IaaS
5 5 (5.38%) SaaS
6 4 (4.30%) GitHub
7 3 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.35%) DNS
2 14 (15.05%) DHCP
3 9 (9.68%) Firewall
4 6 (6.45%) Internet
5 5 (5.38%) SAN
6 4 (4.30%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.30%) VPN
7 3 (3.23%) WAN
8 2 (2.15%) LAN
8 2 (2.15%) VLAN
8 2 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 18 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (18.28%) Power BI
3 17 (18.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 11 (11.83%) Data Lake
5 11 (11.83%) PowerPivot
5 11 (11.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (9.68%) Azure SQL Database
6 9 (9.68%) Data Mining
7 6 (6.45%) NoSQL
8 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
9 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (1.08%) Big Data
11 1 (1.08%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (6.45%) InstallShield
1 6 (6.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 6 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (5.38%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.30%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.30%) GitLab
3 4 (4.30%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (4.30%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.23%) AdminStudio
4 3 (3.23%) MSI
5 1 (1.08%) Hudson
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.08%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (21.51%) Finance
2 6 (6.45%) Back Office
2 6 (6.45%) Billing
3 5 (5.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.08%) Banking
4 1 (1.08%) Games
4 1 (1.08%) Publishing
4 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (20.43%) Developer
2 15 (16.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 11 (11.83%) Analyst
4 10 (10.75%) Support Engineer
5 9 (9.68%) Platform Engineer
6 8 (8.60%) Desktop Support
6 8 (8.60%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Dashboard Developer
7 6 (6.45%) Data Analyst
7 6 (6.45%) Development Director
7 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (6.45%) Software Development Director
8 5 (5.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Excel Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Power BI Developer
8 5 (5.38%) SQL Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) SQL Data Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) SSAS Developer
8 5 (5.38%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.28%) JSON
2 11 (11.83%) .NET
3 10 (10.75%) Web Services
4 8 (8.60%) ASP.NET
4 8 (8.60%) HTML
5 7 (7.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (7.53%) RESTful
5 7 (7.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (7.53%) XML
6 6 (6.45%) .NET Core
6 6 (6.45%) jQuery
6 6 (6.45%) WCF
7 5 (5.38%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (2.15%) CSS
8 2 (2.15%) Software Packaging
9 1 (1.08%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.08%) COM
9 1 (1.08%) MDX
9 1 (1.08%) WinForms
9 1 (1.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.05%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (12.90%) Management Information System
3 11 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.45%) Data Centre
4 6 (6.45%) Replication
5 5 (5.38%) Clustering
6 4 (4.30%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (4.30%) Private Cloud
6 4 (4.30%) Public Cloud
7 3 (3.23%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.15%) iPad
9 1 (1.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.08%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.08%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 38 (40.86%) Windows
2 15 (16.13%) Windows 10
3 10 (10.75%) Windows Server
4 9 (9.68%) Linux
4 9 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (8.60%) Windows 7
6 7 (7.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (4.30%) CentOS
9 3 (3.23%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.08%) Unix
10 1 (1.08%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (37.63%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (30.11%) ITIL
3 20 (21.51%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (21.51%) High Availability
4 17 (18.28%) Data Analysis
5 16 (17.20%) Scrum
6 14 (15.05%) DevOps
7 13 (13.98%) Mentoring
7 13 (13.98%) Visualisation
8 12 (12.90%) Data Modelling
8 12 (12.90%) ETL
8 12 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (11.83%) IT Strategy
10 10 (10.75%) Project Management
11 9 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (9.68%) Database Tuning
11 9 (9.68%) Dimensional Modelling
11 9 (9.68%) Kimball Methodology
11 9 (9.68%) Open Source
12 8 (8.60%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 30 (32.26%) SQL
2 26 (27.96%) PowerShell
3 14 (15.05%) T-SQL
4 11 (11.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 11 (11.83%) JavaScript
5 10 (10.75%) C#
6 7 (7.53%) Python
6 7 (7.53%) VB
7 5 (5.38%) Ruby
7 5 (5.38%) VBA
8 3 (3.23%) VBScript
9 2 (2.15%) C
9 2 (2.15%) ES6
9 2 (2.15%) ES7
9 2 (2.15%) Java
9 2 (2.15%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.08%) Go
Qualifications
1 12 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
2 11 (11.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (10.75%) Degree
4 7 (7.53%) RHCE
5 6 (6.45%) MCP
6 5 (5.38%) RHCSA
6 5 (5.38%) Security Cleared
7 4 (4.30%) AWS Certification
7 4 (4.30%) MCDST
8 3 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (3.23%) MCSA
8 3 (3.23%) MCSE
8 3 (3.23%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.15%) DBS Check
9 2 (2.15%) LPIC
9 2 (2.15%) MCTS
9 2 (2.15%) PMP
10 1 (1.08%) Master's Degree
10 1 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.83%) QA
2 8 (8.60%) SLA
3 4 (4.30%) PMO
4 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (35.48%) Active Directory
2 14 (15.05%) XenApp
3 8 (8.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (6.45%) Hyper-V
5 5 (5.38%) Docker
5 5 (5.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (4.30%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.23%) BitLocker
8 2 (2.15%) vSphere
9 1 (1.08%) vCloud
9 1 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (22.58%) SCCM
2 11 (11.83%) Puppet
3 9 (9.68%) Ansible
4 7 (7.53%) SCOM
5 5 (5.38%) Consul
5 5 (5.38%) Grafana
5 5 (5.38%) Graphite
5 5 (5.38%) Kubernetes
5 5 (5.38%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (5.38%) Packer
5 5 (5.38%) Terraform
6 4 (4.30%) Prometheus
6 4 (4.30%) rkt
7 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (3.23%) NetBackup
8 2 (2.15%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (2.15%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (1.08%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.08%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (21.51%) Citrix
2 17 (18.28%) VMware
3 7 (7.53%) HP
3 7 (7.53%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.38%) Remedy
5 4 (4.30%) Wyse
6 3 (3.23%) Apple
6 3 (3.23%) Cisco
6 3 (3.23%) Oracle
6 3 (3.23%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.15%) Huawei
8 1 (1.08%) Brocade
8 1 (1.08%) EqualLogic
8 1 (1.08%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.08%) Nexenta
8 1 (1.08%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.08%) Twitter
8 1 (1.08%) Veeam
8 1 (1.08%) Vyatta
8 1 (1.08%) Zerto