Period
to 19 June 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 June 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
England > London
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 7 7
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 7,909 10,263 10,004
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.75% 14.81% 14.31%
As % of the Vendors category 33.10% 34.90% 32.62%
Number of salaries quoted 6,381 8,629 8,533
London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 London.

All Vendors
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 23,893 29,405 30,670
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.53% 42.42% 43.86%
Number of salaries quoted 18,534 23,014 24,601
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,823 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in London

Microsoft
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in London

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in London over the 6 months to 19 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in London

Microsoft
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the London region over the 6 months to 19 June 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
Central London -4 1,934 £55,000 - 152
West London -1 404 £50,000 +11.11% 32
South London -3 277 £47,500 +12.34% 17
East London +8 123 £51,516 +28.79% 30
North London +2 43 £38,000 -15.56% 9
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 London region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 2,756 (34.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 2,583 (32.66%) Windows
3 2,315 (29.27%) SQL
4 2,219 (28.06%) SQL Server
5 2,164 (27.36%) Finance
6 2,115 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
7 1,912 (24.17%) .NET
8 1,853 (23.43%) C#
9 1,832 (23.16%) Active Directory
10 1,583 (20.02%) Office 365
11 1,393 (17.61%) Microsoft Office
12 1,144 (14.46%) Windows Server
13 1,124 (14.21%) JavaScript
14 1,112 (14.06%) Problem-Solving
15 1,086 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
16 1,012 (12.80%) VMware
17 1,003 (12.68%) ITIL
18 995 (12.58%) Business Intelligence
19 979 (12.38%) Degree
20 956 (12.09%) ASP.NET
21 892 (11.28%) DevOps
22 805 (10.18%) SharePoint
23 795 (10.05%) PowerShell
24 793 (10.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 764 (9.66%) MVC
26 732 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
27 725 (9.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 719 (9.09%) Scrum
29 717 (9.07%) Analytics
30 712 (9.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 805 (10.18%) SharePoint
2 574 (7.26%) MS Exchange
3 286 (3.62%) IIS
4 282 (3.57%) Skype for Business
5 166 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 133 (1.68%) CMS
7 112 (1.42%) Confluence
8 102 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
9 97 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
10 89 (1.13%) Apache Spark
11 88 (1.11%) Apache
12 72 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
12 72 (0.91%) Tomcat
13 70 (0.89%) Umbraco
14 51 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
15 47 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
16 41 (0.52%) Apache Solr
16 41 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
17 35 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
18 33 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1,393 (17.61%) Microsoft Office
2 647 (8.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 247 (3.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 132 (1.67%) MS Visio
5 103 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
6 23 (0.29%) Photoshop
7 21 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 18 (0.23%) SPSS
9 16 (0.20%) Chatbot
10 14 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
11 12 (0.15%) AutoCAD
12 9 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 7 (0.089%) Maple
14 6 (0.076%) Fireworks
15 5 (0.063%) InfoPath
16 4 (0.051%) Acrobat
16 4 (0.051%) InVision
16 4 (0.051%) Notepad++
16 4 (0.051%) Sketch
17 3 (0.038%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 479 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 184 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
3 53 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
4 41 (0.52%) NetSuite
5 38 (0.48%) Magento
5 38 (0.48%) SAP Hybris
6 25 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
7 24 (0.30%) SDL Web 8
8 20 (0.25%) Elite 3E
8 20 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
9 18 (0.23%) Temenos T24
10 16 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
11 14 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
11 14 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
12 12 (0.15%) Infor SunSystems
12 12 (0.15%) SAP Business One
13 10 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
14 9 (0.11%) SimCorp Dimension
15 7 (0.089%) Oracle Assets
15 7 (0.089%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 2,756 (34.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,583 (20.02%) Office 365
3 1,086 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
4 690 (8.72%) Power Platform
5 365 (4.61%) PaaS
6 350 (4.43%) Dynamics 365
7 320 (4.05%) SaaS
8 262 (3.31%) IaaS
9 237 (3.00%) Google Cloud Platform
10 215 (2.72%) Azure Active Directory
11 155 (1.96%) Azure Data Factory
12 135 (1.71%) Serverless
13 113 (1.43%) OneDrive
14 103 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
15 77 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
16 76 (0.96%) GitHub
17 66 (0.83%) PowerApps
18 64 (0.81%) Mimecast
19 57 (0.72%) Amazon S3
20 55 (0.70%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 568 (7.18%) Firewall
2 517 (6.54%) DNS
3 388 (4.91%) DHCP
4 377 (4.77%) LAN
5 366 (4.63%) TCP/IP
6 365 (4.61%) WAN
7 296 (3.74%) Skype
8 263 (3.33%) VPN
9 251 (3.17%) SAN
10 194 (2.45%) VoIP
11 185 (2.34%) Internet
12 151 (1.91%) Network Security
13 140 (1.77%) VLAN
14 135 (1.71%) Wireless
15 80 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
16 78 (0.99%) NAS
17 71 (0.90%) Unified Communications
18 68 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
19 61 (0.77%) HTTP
20 59 (0.75%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,219 (28.06%) SQL Server
2 793 (10.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 725 (9.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 683 (8.64%) Data Warehouse
5 641 (8.10%) Power BI
6 541 (6.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 310 (3.92%) Relational Database
8 295 (3.73%) SQL Server 2016
9 271 (3.43%) Big Data
10 228 (2.88%) NoSQL
11 225 (2.84%) Azure SQL Database
12 224 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
13 196 (2.48%) Data Lake
14 151 (1.91%) Hadoop
15 149 (1.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 127 (1.61%) MySQL
17 110 (1.39%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
18 106 (1.34%) MongoDB
19 99 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
20 86 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 378 (4.78%) Visual Studio
2 291 (3.68%) JIRA
3 270 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 269 (3.40%) Git (software)
5 191 (2.41%) Visual Studio Team System
6 152 (1.92%) Jenkins
7 100 (1.26%) Selenium
8 94 (1.19%) TeamCity
9 86 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
10 54 (0.68%) Bitbucket
11 44 (0.56%) NUnit
12 43 (0.54%) InstallShield
13 37 (0.47%) ReSharper
14 35 (0.44%) MSI
14 35 (0.44%) Subversion
15 34 (0.43%) WebDriver
16 29 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
17 27 (0.34%) Eclipse
17 27 (0.34%) Moq
18 26 (0.33%) LINQPad
General
1 2,164 (27.36%) Finance
2 467 (5.90%) Banking
3 352 (4.45%) Retail
4 301 (3.81%) Marketing
5 266 (3.36%) Legal
6 244 (3.09%) Law
7 210 (2.66%) Advertising
8 176 (2.23%) Telecoms
9 110 (1.39%) Financial Institution
10 97 (1.23%) Back Office
11 90 (1.14%) Front Office
12 88 (1.11%) Investment Banking
13 76 (0.96%) Games
14 55 (0.70%) Manufacturing
15 39 (0.49%) French Language
16 36 (0.46%) Publishing
17 29 (0.37%) Local Government
18 26 (0.33%) Multimedia
19 22 (0.28%) Billing
20 19 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,795 (22.70%) Developer
2 1,210 (15.30%) Analyst
3 799 (10.10%) .NET Developer
4 762 (9.63%) Architect
5 594 (7.51%) C# Developer
6 554 (7.00%) Consultant
7 460 (5.82%) C# .NET Developer
7 460 (5.82%) Support Engineer
8 433 (5.47%) Support Analyst
9 369 (4.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 337 (4.26%) SQL Developer
11 335 (4.24%) Solutions Architect
12 290 (3.67%) IT Support
13 259 (3.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 253 (3.20%) IT Analyst
15 245 (3.10%) Service Analyst
16 238 (3.01%) Senior Developer
17 219 (2.77%) Applications Support
18 218 (2.76%) 2nd Line Support
19 211 (2.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,912 (24.17%) .NET
2 956 (12.09%) ASP.NET
3 677 (8.56%) HTML
4 654 (8.27%) AngularJS
5 608 (7.69%) CSS
6 559 (7.07%) ASP.NET Web API
7 494 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 467 (5.90%) Web Services
9 373 (4.72%) .NET Framework
10 351 (4.44%) RESTful
11 295 (3.73%) .NET Core
12 285 (3.60%) REST
13 255 (3.22%) XML
14 249 (3.15%) React
15 211 (2.67%) jQuery
16 192 (2.43%) JSON
17 188 (2.38%) Entity Framework
18 185 (2.34%) WCF
19 169 (2.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 145 (1.83%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 732 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 381 (4.82%) Greenfield Project
3 360 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
4 344 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 269 (3.40%) Data Centre
6 233 (2.95%) User Experience
7 174 (2.20%) Public Cloud
8 147 (1.86%) Clustering
9 137 (1.73%) Hybrid Cloud
10 128 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
11 114 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
12 107 (1.35%) Mobile App
13 97 (1.23%) Hedge funds
14 90 (1.14%) Data Structures
14 90 (1.14%) Replication
15 88 (1.11%) Robotics
16 77 (0.97%) Blackberry
17 76 (0.96%) PKI
18 71 (0.90%) iPhone
19 70 (0.89%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2,583 (32.66%) Windows
2 1,144 (14.46%) Windows Server
3 706 (8.93%) Windows 10
4 593 (7.50%) Linux
5 509 (6.44%) Windows 7
6 407 (5.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 397 (5.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 174 (2.20%) Unix
9 165 (2.09%) Android
10 155 (1.96%) Windows 8
11 124 (1.57%) Apple iOS
12 94 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 73 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
14 72 (0.91%) Mac OS X
15 54 (0.68%) CentOS
16 48 (0.61%) Mac OS
17 40 (0.51%) Ubuntu
18 31 (0.39%) Windows XP
19 15 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
20 14 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,115 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
2 1,112 (14.06%) Problem-Solving
3 1,003 (12.68%) ITIL
4 995 (12.58%) Business Intelligence
5 892 (11.28%) DevOps
6 764 (9.66%) MVC
7 719 (9.09%) Scrum
8 717 (9.07%) Analytics
9 672 (8.50%) CRM
10 629 (7.95%) Project Management
11 591 (7.47%) Migration
12 554 (7.00%) Software Engineering
13 525 (6.64%) TDD
14 487 (6.16%) SDLC
15 452 (5.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 439 (5.55%) Computer Science
17 424 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
18 417 (5.27%) Presales
19 404 (5.11%) Mentoring
20 400 (5.06%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2,315 (29.27%) SQL
2 1,853 (23.43%) C#
3 1,124 (14.21%) JavaScript
4 795 (10.05%) PowerShell
5 605 (7.65%) Python
6 594 (7.51%) T-SQL
7 503 (6.36%) Java
8 183 (2.31%) R
9 157 (1.99%) VBA
10 135 (1.71%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 133 (1.68%) VB.NET
12 120 (1.52%) Bash Shell
13 105 (1.33%) Ruby
14 101 (1.28%) VB
15 93 (1.18%) C
15 93 (1.18%) PHP
16 83 (1.05%) C++
17 75 (0.95%) TypeScript
18 58 (0.73%) Perl
19 51 (0.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 979 (12.38%) Degree
2 699 (8.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 325 (4.11%) MCSE
4 241 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
5 217 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
6 170 (2.15%) Security Cleared
7 169 (2.14%) MCSA
8 157 (1.99%) CCNA
9 140 (1.77%) MCP
10 134 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
11 115 (1.45%) SC Cleared
12 109 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 98 (1.24%) CISSP
14 89 (1.13%) CCNP
15 60 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 49 (0.62%) ISEB
17 44 (0.56%) A+ Certification
18 41 (0.52%) PMI Certification
19 40 (0.51%) MCITP
19 40 (0.51%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 394 (4.98%) QA
2 278 (3.51%) SLA
3 123 (1.56%) GDPR
4 85 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 71 (0.90%) PMO
6 58 (0.73%) Data Quality
7 46 (0.58%) PCI DSS
8 33 (0.42%) WAI
9 30 (0.38%) NIST
10 29 (0.37%) COBIT
11 19 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
12 12 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 11 (0.14%) HIPAA
14 6 (0.076%) JSP 440
15 5 (0.063%) Solvency II
16 4 (0.051%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 3 (0.038%) Basel II
17 3 (0.038%) Basel III
17 3 (0.038%) FINRA
17 3 (0.038%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1,832 (23.16%) Active Directory
2 712 (9.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 487 (6.16%) Hyper-V
4 257 (3.25%) Docker
5 223 (2.82%) XenApp
6 138 (1.74%) vSphere
7 136 (1.72%) XenDesktop
8 91 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
9 80 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
10 52 (0.66%) BitLocker
11 50 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
12 49 (0.62%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 48 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
14 34 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
15 32 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 30 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
17 28 (0.35%) NFS
18 24 (0.30%) VMware NSX
19 23 (0.29%) Firmware
20 16 (0.20%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 564 (7.13%) SCCM
2 193 (2.44%) Terraform
3 165 (2.09%) Puppet
4 152 (1.92%) Kubernetes
5 150 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
6 145 (1.83%) Ansible
7 130 (1.64%) Microsoft Intune
8 104 (1.31%) SCOM
9 83 (1.05%) Nagios
10 74 (0.94%) WSUS
11 61 (0.77%) Backup Exec
12 53 (0.67%) Failover Clustering
13 48 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
14 35 (0.44%) vCenter Server
15 32 (0.40%) Perfmon
15 32 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
16 28 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
17 27 (0.34%) SCVMM
18 26 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
19 25 (0.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1,012 (12.80%) VMware
2 622 (7.86%) Cisco
3 563 (7.12%) Citrix
4 552 (6.98%) Oracle
5 352 (4.45%) Google
6 350 (4.43%) HP
7 236 (2.98%) Dell
8 215 (2.72%) SAP
9 214 (2.71%) Tableau
10 206 (2.60%) IBM
11 165 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
12 159 (2.01%) Apple
13 132 (1.67%) Databricks
14 125 (1.58%) NetApp
15 124 (1.57%) EMC
16 106 (1.34%) Red Hat
17 103 (1.30%) Adobe
18 102 (1.29%) SolarWinds
19 79 (1.00%) Veeam
20 76 (0.96%) ServiceNow