Period
to 23 October 2017

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 23 October 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
England > London
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 10 9
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 10417 10154 12664
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.97% 13.31% 14.25%
As % of the Vendors category 32.18% 31.79% 31.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8793 8913 10951
London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -1.04%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -

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 32376 31944 39886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 43.42% 41.87% 44.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24439 27004 33308
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £31,450 £31,250 £31,063
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 23 October 2017.

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 23 October 2017. 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 2291 £50,000 - 120
West London +3 691 £45,000 +1.12% 65
South London +2 371 £38,694 -18.54% 11
East London -5 135 £50,000 +42.86% 18
North London -2 67 £43,500 +24.29% 5
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 London region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 3680 (35.33%) Windows
2 3350 (32.16%) Finance
3 3343 (32.09%) SQL
4 3267 (31.36%) SQL Server
5 2596 (24.92%) .NET
6 2543 (24.41%) Active Directory
7 2350 (22.56%) Agile Software Development
8 2297 (22.05%) C#
9 2076 (19.93%) Microsoft Azure
10 1760 (16.90%) Microsoft Office
11 1745 (16.75%) VMware
12 1575 (15.12%) Windows Server
13 1525 (14.64%) Degree
14 1472 (14.13%) Office 365
15 1388 (13.32%) ITIL
16 1355 (13.01%) JavaScript
17 1271 (12.20%) ASP.NET
18 1248 (11.98%) MS Exchange
19 1215 (11.66%) Business Intelligence
20 1208 (11.60%) Banking
21 1103 (10.59%) SharePoint
22 1101 (10.57%) VMware Infrastructure
23 1092 (10.48%) HTML
24 1084 (10.41%) MVC
25 1068 (10.25%) Analytical Skills
26 1067 (10.24%) Microsoft Certification
27 1057 (10.15%) Citrix
28 1029 (9.88%) CRM
29 1024 (9.83%) PowerShell
30 1016 (9.75%) Windows 7

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 1248 (11.98%) MS Exchange
2 1103 (10.59%) SharePoint
3 588 (5.64%) IIS
4 580 (5.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 567 (5.44%) Skype for Business
6 331 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 244 (2.34%) CMS
8 195 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
9 169 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
10 156 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
11 134 (1.29%) SAS
12 128 (1.23%) Apache
13 125 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 122 (1.17%) Confluence
15 101 (0.97%) Umbraco
16 91 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
17 80 (0.77%) Tomcat
18 79 (0.76%) Apache Spark
19 76 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
20 73 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1760 (16.90%) Microsoft Office
2 983 (9.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 319 (3.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 292 (2.80%) MS Visio
5 161 (1.55%) Microsoft Project
6 44 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 31 (0.30%) Photoshop
8 29 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
9 22 (0.21%) SPSS
10 19 (0.18%) InDesign
11 16 (0.15%) InfoPath
12 15 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
13 13 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 13 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
14 6 (0.058%) AutoCAD
15 3 (0.029%) Acrobat
15 3 (0.029%) CINEMA 4D
15 3 (0.029%) InVision
15 3 (0.029%) Maya
15 3 (0.029%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 743 (7.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 343 (3.29%) Dynamics AX
3 153 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
4 27 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 27 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
5 25 (0.24%) NetSuite
6 24 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
7 22 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
8 21 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 21 (0.20%) Siebel CRM
9 20 (0.19%) Eikon
10 13 (0.12%) Northgate Housing
10 13 (0.12%) Pega PRPC
11 12 (0.12%) SAP ERP
11 12 (0.12%) thinkFolio
12 11 (0.11%) Relativity
12 11 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
13 10 (0.096%) HFM
13 10 (0.096%) Oracle Applications
13 10 (0.096%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2076 (19.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 1472 (14.13%) Office 365
3 937 (8.99%) Amazon AWS
4 416 (3.99%) IaaS
5 307 (2.95%) PaaS
6 289 (2.77%) SaaS
7 230 (2.21%) Dynamics 365
8 189 (1.81%) Azure Active Directory
9 94 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
10 90 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
11 74 (0.71%) GitHub
12 73 (0.70%) Mimecast
13 68 (0.65%) OneDrive
14 61 (0.59%) Azure Machine Learning
15 50 (0.48%) Google Analytics
16 46 (0.44%) Azure Data Factory
17 37 (0.36%) G Suite
18 33 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
19 28 (0.27%) IBM Cloud
20 27 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 888 (8.52%) Firewall
2 766 (7.35%) DNS
3 574 (5.51%) DHCP
4 571 (5.48%) SAN
5 525 (5.04%) WAN
6 507 (4.87%) LAN
7 493 (4.73%) VPN
8 472 (4.53%) Skype
9 447 (4.29%) TCP/IP
10 289 (2.77%) Internet
11 247 (2.37%) VoIP
12 226 (2.17%) Wireless
13 157 (1.51%) Network Security
13 157 (1.51%) VLAN
14 153 (1.47%) Intranet
15 148 (1.42%) NAS
16 140 (1.34%) Unified Communications
17 135 (1.30%) MPLS
18 105 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
18 105 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3267 (31.36%) SQL Server
2 998 (9.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 965 (9.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 722 (6.93%) Data Warehouse
5 562 (5.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 449 (4.31%) Power BI
7 447 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 370 (3.55%) Relational Database
9 363 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
10 327 (3.14%) SQL Server 2014
11 298 (2.86%) NoSQL
12 268 (2.57%) Big Data
13 259 (2.49%) MySQL
14 172 (1.65%) QlikView
15 171 (1.64%) MongoDB
16 161 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
17 135 (1.30%) Oracle Database
18 131 (1.26%) SQL Server 2016
19 129 (1.24%) Hadoop
20 125 (1.20%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 560 (5.38%) Visual Studio
2 456 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 421 (4.04%) JIRA
4 363 (3.48%) Git (software)
5 223 (2.14%) Jenkins
6 203 (1.95%) TeamCity
7 186 (1.79%) Subversion
8 155 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
9 146 (1.40%) NUnit
10 103 (0.99%) Rhino Mocks
11 96 (0.92%) Selenium
12 80 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 79 (0.76%) Moq
14 69 (0.66%) SpecFlow
15 56 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 46 (0.44%) MSTest
17 41 (0.39%) MSI
18 38 (0.36%) Bitbucket
19 32 (0.31%) InstallShield
20 31 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3350 (32.16%) Finance
2 1208 (11.60%) Banking
3 618 (5.93%) Investment Banking
4 457 (4.39%) Retail Banking
5 416 (3.99%) Retail
6 403 (3.87%) Legal
7 366 (3.51%) Advertising
8 342 (3.28%) Marketing
9 338 (3.24%) Law
10 234 (2.25%) Financial Institution
11 223 (2.14%) Front Office
12 181 (1.74%) Telecoms
13 138 (1.32%) Games
14 134 (1.29%) Back Office
15 87 (0.84%) Manufacturing
16 83 (0.80%) Publishing
17 37 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
18 30 (0.29%) French Language
18 30 (0.29%) Local Government
19 20 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2365 (22.70%) Developer
2 1930 (18.53%) Analyst
3 1009 (9.69%) .NET Developer
4 755 (7.25%) C# Developer
5 696 (6.68%) Architect
6 673 (6.46%) Support Analyst
7 641 (6.15%) Consultant
8 582 (5.59%) C# .NET Developer
9 538 (5.16%) Support Engineer
10 524 (5.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 435 (4.18%) SQL Developer
12 415 (3.98%) Senior Developer
13 411 (3.95%) IT Support
14 383 (3.68%) Business Analyst
15 362 (3.48%) Administrator
16 314 (3.01%) Applications Support
17 308 (2.96%) Desktop Support
18 299 (2.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 282 (2.71%) 2nd Line Support
20 256 (2.46%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2596 (24.92%) .NET
2 1271 (12.20%) ASP.NET
3 1092 (10.48%) HTML
4 858 (8.24%) CSS
5 683 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 637 (6.12%) Web Services
7 627 (6.02%) .NET Framework
8 608 (5.84%) AngularJS
9 462 (4.44%) WCF
10 459 (4.41%) ASP.NET Web API
11 438 (4.20%) jQuery
12 401 (3.85%) HTML5
13 356 (3.42%) WPF
14 338 (3.24%) XML
15 276 (2.65%) Entity Framework
16 274 (2.63%) Ajax
17 233 (2.24%) RESTful
18 203 (1.95%) WinForms
19 201 (1.93%) Node.js
20 196 (1.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1068 (10.25%) Analytical Skills
2 678 (6.51%) Computer Science
3 422 (4.05%) User Experience
4 408 (3.92%) Data Centre
5 402 (3.86%) Management Information System
6 356 (3.42%) Blackberry
7 315 (3.02%) Greenfield Project
8 267 (2.56%) Fintech
9 221 (2.12%) Client/Server
10 217 (2.08%) Clustering
11 214 (2.05%) Hedge funds
12 190 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
13 163 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 154 (1.48%) Public Cloud
15 139 (1.33%) Equities
16 138 (1.32%) Derivative
17 135 (1.30%) Replication
18 116 (1.11%) Credit Risk
19 107 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
20 106 (1.02%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3680 (35.33%) Windows
2 1575 (15.12%) Windows Server
3 1016 (9.75%) Windows 7
4 824 (7.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 774 (7.43%) Linux
6 762 (7.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 649 (6.23%) Windows 10
8 360 (3.46%) Unix
9 306 (2.94%) Android
10 262 (2.52%) Mac OS X
11 261 (2.51%) Apple iOS
12 246 (2.36%) Windows 8
13 213 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
14 135 (1.30%) Windows XP
15 101 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 82 (0.79%) Mac OS
17 51 (0.49%) Solaris
18 46 (0.44%) CentOS
19 43 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
20 36 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2350 (22.56%) Agile Software Development
2 1388 (13.32%) ITIL
3 1215 (11.66%) Business Intelligence
4 1084 (10.41%) MVC
5 1029 (9.88%) CRM
6 821 (7.88%) Project Management
7 785 (7.54%) Scrum
8 777 (7.46%) Asset Management
9 684 (6.57%) Analytics
10 656 (6.30%) ETL
11 655 (6.29%) DevOps
12 627 (6.02%) TDD
13 619 (5.94%) SDLC
14 553 (5.31%) Wealth Management
15 514 (4.93%) Migration
16 475 (4.56%) Mentoring
17 468 (4.49%) Business Analysis
18 444 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
18 444 (4.26%) OO
19 443 (4.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3343 (32.09%) SQL
2 2297 (22.05%) C#
3 1355 (13.01%) JavaScript
4 1024 (9.83%) PowerShell
5 967 (9.28%) T-SQL
6 624 (5.99%) Java
7 439 (4.21%) Python
8 239 (2.29%) VB
9 172 (1.65%) R
10 169 (1.62%) VBA
11 148 (1.42%) VB.NET
12 138 (1.32%) Perl
13 136 (1.31%) C
14 135 (1.30%) Ruby
15 129 (1.24%) C++
16 122 (1.17%) Bash Shell
17 110 (1.06%) PHP
18 105 (1.01%) Shell Script
19 91 (0.87%) PL/SQL
20 76 (0.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1525 (14.64%) Degree
2 1067 (10.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 587 (5.64%) MCSE
4 390 (3.74%) Cisco Certification
5 362 (3.48%) Computer Science Degree
6 260 (2.50%) CCNA
7 236 (2.27%) MCSA
8 191 (1.83%) MCP
9 184 (1.77%) Citrix Certification
10 181 (1.74%) CCNP
11 150 (1.44%) CCA
12 131 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 126 (1.21%) MCITP
14 117 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
15 99 (0.95%) CISSP
16 87 (0.84%) PMI Certification
17 84 (0.81%) Security Cleared
18 72 (0.69%) CCIE
19 68 (0.65%) CISM
20 67 (0.64%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 403 (3.87%) QA
2 383 (3.68%) SLA
3 164 (1.57%) Data Quality
4 98 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 94 (0.90%) Basel III
6 80 (0.77%) PMO
7 79 (0.76%) PCI DSS
8 66 (0.63%) GDPR
9 37 (0.36%) COBIT
10 29 (0.28%) MiFID
11 22 (0.21%) ISO 9001
11 22 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 19 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
13 18 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 12 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
15 11 (0.11%) SEPA
16 9 (0.086%) GAAP
17 6 (0.058%) GCP
17 6 (0.058%) HIPAA
17 6 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2543 (24.41%) Active Directory
2 1101 (10.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 628 (6.03%) Hyper-V
4 454 (4.36%) XenApp
5 345 (3.31%) XenDesktop
6 267 (2.56%) vSphere
7 214 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
8 184 (1.77%) Docker
9 111 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
10 79 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
10 79 (0.76%) XenServer
11 73 (0.70%) Terminal Services
11 73 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
12 58 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
13 43 (0.41%) DFS Replication
14 35 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
15 29 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 29 (0.28%) NFS
16 23 (0.22%) Terminal Server
17 22 (0.21%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 706 (6.78%) SCCM
2 268 (2.57%) Puppet
3 215 (2.06%) Ansible
4 190 (1.82%) SCOM
5 186 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
6 144 (1.38%) AirWatch
7 113 (1.08%) Backup Exec
8 89 (0.85%) Microsoft Clustering
9 84 (0.81%) WSUS
10 81 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
11 73 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
12 69 (0.66%) Kubernetes
13 63 (0.60%) SCOrch
14 57 (0.55%) Nagios
15 55 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
16 49 (0.47%) vCenter Server
17 47 (0.45%) Terraform
18 46 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
19 39 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
20 33 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 1745 (16.75%) VMware
2 1057 (10.15%) Citrix
3 961 (9.23%) Cisco
4 881 (8.46%) Oracle
5 484 (4.65%) HP
6 333 (3.20%) Tableau
7 319 (3.06%) Apple
8 307 (2.95%) IBM
9 302 (2.90%) Google
10 224 (2.15%) SAP
11 192 (1.84%) NetApp
12 183 (1.76%) McAfee
13 179 (1.72%) Dell
14 153 (1.47%) ServiceNow
15 152 (1.46%) AppSense
16 151 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
17 136 (1.31%) Red Hat
18 133 (1.28%) Veeam
19 131 (1.26%) Symantec
20 129 (1.24%) EMC