Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 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
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 18 13 11
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 5,942 3,027 7,224
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 11.56% 12.41% 14.18%
As % of the Vendors category 31.68% 34.51% 34.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4,566 2,603 5,939
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,000 £28,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £46,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.00% +13.64% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £91,875 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 18,759 8,771 20,651
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 36.48% 35.96% 40.55%
Number of salaries quoted 12,395 7,061 16,183
10th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £32,000
25th Percentile £50,000 £51,250 £42,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
75th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £98,750 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in London

Microsoft
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft in London.

Salary trend for Microsoft in London

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft in London over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

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 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +1 1,025 £62,500 -3.85% 418
West London -18 199 £50,000 - 121
South London +14 167 £47,500 - 26
East London +1 122 £48,000 +20.00% 98
North London +4 39 £33,500 - 17
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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 2,905 (48.89%) Azure
2 1,708 (28.74%) Windows
3 1,619 (27.25%) Microsoft 365
4 1,603 (26.98%) Social Skills
5 1,592 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
6 1,584 (26.66%) Finance
7 1,527 (25.70%) SQL
8 1,323 (22.27%) SQL Server
9 1,297 (21.83%) Active Directory
10 1,145 (19.27%) .NET
11 1,071 (18.02%) C#
12 1,037 (17.45%) DevOps
13 979 (16.48%) Microsoft Office
14 938 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
15 867 (14.59%) AWS
16 842 (14.17%) ITIL
17 775 (13.04%) PowerShell
18 767 (12.91%) Power Platform
19 736 (12.39%) Business Intelligence
20 682 (11.48%) Degree
21 642 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
22 636 (10.70%) Analytics
23 628 (10.57%) JavaScript
24 619 (10.42%) CI/CD
25 610 (10.27%) Windows 10
26 609 (10.25%) Project Management
27 592 (9.96%) Power BI
27 592 (9.96%) Windows Server
28 587 (9.88%) SharePoint
29 584 (9.83%) VMware

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
1 587 (9.88%) SharePoint
2 254 (4.27%) MS Exchange
3 181 (3.05%) IIS
4 98 (1.65%) CMS
5 86 (1.45%) Confluence
6 80 (1.35%) Apache
7 56 (0.94%) Apache Spark
8 52 (0.88%) Skype for Business
9 45 (0.76%) nginx
10 42 (0.71%) SAS
11 39 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
12 34 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
13 30 (0.50%) Tomcat
14 26 (0.44%) WordPress
15 23 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
16 22 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 21 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
18 20 (0.34%) Apache Airflow
19 18 (0.30%) Umbraco
20 17 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 979 (16.48%) Microsoft Office
2 547 (9.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 266 (4.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 111 (1.87%) Microsoft Project
5 98 (1.65%) MS Visio
6 36 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
7 25 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 25 (0.42%) InDesign
8 22 (0.37%) Acrobat
9 17 (0.29%) Photoshop
10 10 (0.17%) AutoCAD
11 9 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
12 8 (0.13%) Adobe XD
13 7 (0.12%) Chatbot
14 5 (0.084%) Adobe Premiere
15 4 (0.067%) Camtasia
15 4 (0.067%) iWork
15 4 (0.067%) Revit
15 4 (0.067%) Sketch
16 3 (0.050%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 234 (3.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 54 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
3 33 (0.56%) NetSuite
4 32 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
5 24 (0.40%) Sentinel
6 21 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 18 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
8 12 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
9 11 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
10 10 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
11 9 (0.15%) Elite 3E
11 9 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
11 9 (0.15%) SAP Business One
12 8 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
12 8 (0.13%) RMDS
12 8 (0.13%) SAP R/3
13 7 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 6 (0.10%) Carpe Diem
14 6 (0.10%) SAP EHS
14 6 (0.10%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2,905 (48.89%) Azure
2 1,619 (27.25%) Microsoft 365
3 867 (14.59%) AWS
4 767 (12.91%) Power Platform
5 435 (7.32%) Azure Active Directory
6 367 (6.18%) Dynamics 365
7 354 (5.96%) SaaS
8 352 (5.92%) GCP
9 335 (5.64%) PaaS
10 292 (4.91%) IaaS
11 219 (3.69%) Serverless
12 210 (3.53%) Azure Data Factory
13 188 (3.16%) OneDrive
14 187 (3.15%) PowerApps
15 139 (2.34%) Power Automate
16 138 (2.32%) GitHub
17 123 (2.07%) Azure Synapse Analytics
18 106 (1.78%) Azure Monitor
19 102 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
20 99 (1.67%) Azure Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 436 (7.34%) Firewall
2 345 (5.81%) DNS
3 282 (4.75%) DHCP
4 246 (4.14%) WAN
5 234 (3.94%) LAN
6 228 (3.84%) VPN
7 222 (3.74%) TCP/IP
8 132 (2.22%) HTTP
9 129 (2.17%) Network Security
10 114 (1.92%) VoIP
11 112 (1.88%) SAN
12 90 (1.51%) Wireless
13 77 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
14 75 (1.26%) Internet
15 73 (1.23%) VLAN
16 66 (1.11%) WebEx
17 57 (0.96%) Skype
18 56 (0.94%) Unified Communications
19 47 (0.79%) Cisco IOS
20 40 (0.67%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,323 (22.27%) SQL Server
2 592 (9.96%) Power BI
3 385 (6.48%) Data Warehouse
4 314 (5.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 290 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 197 (3.32%) Tableau
7 187 (3.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 178 (3.00%) NoSQL
9 177 (2.98%) Data Lake
10 166 (2.79%) Azure SQL Database
11 160 (2.69%) Relational Database
12 157 (2.64%) Big Data
13 137 (2.31%) MongoDB
14 82 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
15 76 (1.28%) MySQL
16 71 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
17 69 (1.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 62 (1.04%) OLAP
19 59 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
20 55 (0.93%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 360 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 264 (4.44%) JIRA
3 169 (2.84%) Visual Studio
4 125 (2.10%) TeamCity
5 120 (2.02%) Octopus Deploy
6 115 (1.94%) Jenkins
7 85 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 72 (1.21%) NUnit
9 67 (1.13%) webpack
10 61 (1.03%) GitLab
11 57 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
12 47 (0.79%) Selenium
13 44 (0.74%) Moq
14 43 (0.72%) Bitbucket
14 43 (0.72%) SpecFlow
15 42 (0.71%) Maven
16 37 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 36 (0.61%) git-flow
17 36 (0.61%) gulp
17 36 (0.61%) JUnit
General
1 1,603 (26.98%) Social Skills
2 1,584 (26.66%) Finance
3 642 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
4 315 (5.30%) Banking
5 293 (4.93%) Marketing
6 243 (4.09%) Law
7 236 (3.97%) Legal
8 224 (3.77%) Retail
9 176 (2.96%) Advertising
10 157 (2.64%) Presentation Skills
11 148 (2.49%) Public Sector
12 143 (2.41%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 133 (2.24%) Games
14 127 (2.14%) Organisational Skills
15 121 (2.04%) Telecoms
16 80 (1.35%) Documentation Skills
17 76 (1.28%) Front Office
18 71 (1.19%) Manufacturing
19 62 (1.04%) Investment Banking
20 56 (0.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1,098 (18.48%) Developer
2 882 (14.84%) Analyst
3 574 (9.66%) Architect
4 310 (5.22%) Support Engineer
5 298 (5.02%) Consultant
6 296 (4.98%) .NET Developer
7 266 (4.48%) Support Analyst
8 244 (4.11%) IT Support
9 238 (4.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 228 (3.84%) Solutions Architect
11 219 (3.69%) Senior Developer
12 200 (3.37%) C# Developer
13 196 (3.30%) Azure Engineer
14 176 (2.96%) Software Engineer
15 174 (2.93%) Cloud Engineer
16 163 (2.74%) Project Manager
17 160 (2.69%) IT Engineer
18 152 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support
19 146 (2.46%) Data Engineer
20 144 (2.42%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,145 (19.27%) .NET
2 449 (7.56%) .NET Core
3 402 (6.77%) ASP.NET
4 378 (6.36%) HTML
5 316 (5.32%) AngularJS
6 315 (5.30%) React
7 308 (5.18%) CSS
8 303 (5.10%) .NET Framework
9 269 (4.53%) REST
10 196 (3.30%) Node.js
11 193 (3.25%) Web Services
12 169 (2.84%) HTML5
13 165 (2.78%) RESTful
14 157 (2.64%) Entity Framework
15 153 (2.57%) ASP.NET MVC
16 152 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
17 150 (2.52%) JSON
18 102 (1.72%) Spring
19 101 (1.70%) WCF
20 98 (1.65%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 287 (4.83%) Management Information System
2 257 (4.33%) Data Centre
3 247 (4.16%) Self-Motivation
4 184 (3.10%) User Experience
5 162 (2.73%) Public Cloud
6 140 (2.36%) Greenfield Project
7 115 (1.94%) Mobile App
8 89 (1.50%) Cloud Native
8 89 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
8 89 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
9 84 (1.41%) Virtual Team
10 73 (1.23%) Replication
11 65 (1.09%) Clustering
12 64 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
13 58 (0.98%) Data Structures
14 57 (0.96%) Social Media
15 55 (0.93%) Blackberry
15 55 (0.93%) Smartphone
16 53 (0.89%) iPhone
17 51 (0.86%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1,708 (28.74%) Windows
2 610 (10.27%) Windows 10
3 592 (9.96%) Windows Server
4 484 (8.15%) Linux
5 213 (3.58%) Windows Server 2016
6 168 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 156 (2.63%) Android
8 146 (2.46%) Apple iOS
8 146 (2.46%) Windows 7
9 144 (2.42%) Windows Server 2019
10 109 (1.83%) Mac OS
11 99 (1.67%) Unix
12 87 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
13 72 (1.21%) Mac OS X
14 71 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 40 (0.67%) VMS
16 27 (0.45%) Windows 8
17 9 (0.15%) CentOS
18 7 (0.12%) Solaris
18 7 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,592 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
2 1,037 (17.45%) DevOps
3 938 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
4 842 (14.17%) ITIL
5 736 (12.39%) Business Intelligence
6 636 (10.70%) Analytics
7 619 (10.42%) CI/CD
8 609 (10.25%) Project Management
9 477 (8.03%) Migration
10 463 (7.79%) Scrum
11 458 (7.71%) CRM
12 424 (7.14%) Software Engineering
13 413 (6.95%) Mentoring
14 378 (6.36%) Microservices
15 366 (6.16%) Service Delivery
16 354 (5.96%) Project Delivery
17 351 (5.91%) Computer Science
18 347 (5.84%) Cybersecurity
19 334 (5.62%) ETL
20 333 (5.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1,527 (25.70%) SQL
2 1,071 (18.02%) C#
3 775 (13.04%) PowerShell
4 628 (10.57%) JavaScript
5 582 (9.79%) Python
6 331 (5.57%) Java
7 316 (5.32%) T-SQL
8 188 (3.16%) TypeScript
9 139 (2.34%) Bash
10 98 (1.65%) R
11 84 (1.41%) Scala
12 68 (1.14%) VBA
13 63 (1.06%) C
14 57 (0.96%) C++
15 53 (0.89%) PHP
16 51 (0.86%) Kotlin
17 50 (0.84%) VB
18 49 (0.82%) Go
19 48 (0.81%) VBScript
20 46 (0.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 682 (11.48%) Degree
2 357 (6.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 162 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
4 146 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
5 117 (1.97%) Security Cleared
6 111 (1.87%) MCSE
7 85 (1.43%) MCSA
8 83 (1.40%) SC Cleared
9 80 (1.35%) CISSP
9 80 (1.35%) MCP
10 79 (1.33%) CCNA
11 76 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
12 61 (1.03%) AWS Certification
13 53 (0.89%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 52 (0.88%) MCITP
15 41 (0.69%) CCNP
16 37 (0.62%) Master's Degree
17 35 (0.59%) TOGAF Certification
18 34 (0.57%) PMI Certification
18 34 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 295 (4.96%) QA
2 223 (3.75%) SLA
3 176 (2.96%) GDPR
4 158 (2.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 152 (2.56%) Data Quality
6 86 (1.45%) NIST
7 65 (1.09%) PMO
8 43 (0.72%) PCI DSS
9 39 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
10 29 (0.49%) GRC
11 27 (0.45%) Accessibility
12 23 (0.39%) COBIT
13 21 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 20 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 19 (0.32%) IASME
16 11 (0.19%) NCSC
17 10 (0.17%) CDISC
18 9 (0.15%) WCAG
19 6 (0.10%) NIST 800
19 6 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,297 (21.83%) Active Directory
2 406 (6.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 318 (5.35%) Docker
4 184 (3.10%) Hyper-V
5 119 (2.00%) vSphere
6 115 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
7 90 (1.51%) Virtual Desktop
8 75 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
9 67 (1.13%) XenApp
10 34 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
10 34 (0.57%) XenDesktop
11 32 (0.54%) Terminal Services
12 26 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
13 22 (0.37%) BitLocker
14 17 (0.29%) KVM
15 15 (0.25%) Firmware
16 14 (0.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 14 (0.24%) VMware NSX
17 10 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 6 (0.10%) NFS
Systems Management
1 359 (6.04%) SCCM
2 345 (5.81%) Kubernetes
3 313 (5.27%) Microsoft Intune
4 295 (4.96%) Terraform
5 151 (2.54%) Ansible
6 84 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
7 61 (1.03%) Puppet
8 52 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
9 50 (0.84%) Jamf Pro
10 49 (0.82%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 46 (0.77%) Istio
12 45 (0.76%) SCOM
13 40 (0.67%) CASB
14 34 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
15 29 (0.49%) Nagios
16 28 (0.47%) Prometheus
17 27 (0.45%) Hadoop YARN
18 19 (0.32%) Grafana
19 18 (0.30%) AirWatch
20 17 (0.29%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 584 (9.83%) VMware
2 385 (6.48%) Google
3 378 (6.36%) Cisco
4 352 (5.92%) Citrix
5 302 (5.08%) Oracle
6 235 (3.95%) Apple
7 200 (3.37%) ServiceNow
8 181 (3.05%) Salesforce.com
9 146 (2.46%) Databricks
10 133 (2.24%) HP
11 131 (2.20%) SAP
12 128 (2.15%) Adobe
13 94 (1.58%) Dell
14 87 (1.46%) Veeam
15 84 (1.41%) Bloomberg
15 84 (1.41%) iManage
16 79 (1.33%) Red Hat
17 60 (1.01%) IBM
18 58 (0.98%) Sophos
19 57 (0.96%) CheckPoint