Period
to 3 August 2020

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 3 August 2020 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
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 9 7
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3,658 7,785 10,228
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 13.14% 13.62% 14.50%
As % of the Vendors category 32.53% 33.05% 34.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3,286 6,765 9,027
Median annual salary £57,798 £55,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.09% +3.77% +0.95%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £28,684
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +3.45%

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 11,246 23,556 29,729
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 40.38% 41.21% 42.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8,651 18,433 23,010
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £93,750 £87,500
England median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +5.26%

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 3 August 2020.

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 3 August 2020. 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 -1 894 £57,500 +4.55% 131
West London 0 186 £55,000 +10.00% 35
South London +1 155 £52,500 +10.53% 13
East London -2 56 £52,500 +5.00% 24
North London -13 21 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2020, 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 1,769 (48.36%) Azure
2 1,182 (32.31%) Windows
3 1,008 (27.56%) Finance
4 976 (26.68%) SQL
5 966 (26.41%) Office 365
6 922 (25.21%) SQL Server
7 915 (25.01%) Active Directory
7 915 (25.01%) Agile Software Development
8 768 (21.00%) .NET
9 686 (18.75%) C#
10 617 (16.87%) AWS
11 592 (16.18%) Windows Server
12 576 (15.75%) VMware
13 542 (14.82%) PowerShell
14 539 (14.73%) Business Intelligence
15 537 (14.68%) Microsoft Office
16 447 (12.22%) ITIL
16 447 (12.22%) Power Platform
17 420 (11.48%) Power BI
18 417 (11.40%) DevOps
19 404 (11.04%) JavaScript
20 401 (10.96%) Cisco
21 397 (10.85%) VMware Infrastructure
22 372 (10.17%) Windows 10
23 369 (10.09%) Degree
24 366 (10.01%) Migration
25 362 (9.90%) Analytics
26 355 (9.70%) Problem-Solving
27 353 (9.65%) Firewall
28 352 (9.62%) Scrum

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
1 317 (8.67%) SharePoint
2 220 (6.01%) MS Exchange
3 128 (3.50%) Skype for Business
4 117 (3.20%) IIS
5 114 (3.12%) Elasticsearch
6 88 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 82 (2.24%) Confluence
8 60 (1.64%) CMS
9 59 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
10 39 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
11 36 (0.98%) EPiServer
12 35 (0.96%) Apache Spark
13 28 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
14 27 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
14 27 (0.74%) Umbraco
15 21 (0.57%) Apache
16 19 (0.52%) Kentico
17 17 (0.46%) DNN
17 17 (0.46%) Immediacy CMS
17 17 (0.46%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 537 (14.68%) Microsoft Office
2 327 (8.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 119 (3.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 84 (2.30%) MS Visio
5 47 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
6 23 (0.63%) AutoCAD
7 19 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.27%) Photoshop
9 9 (0.25%) InVision
9 9 (0.25%) Sketch
10 7 (0.19%) Acrobat
11 6 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 6 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
11 6 (0.16%) Gliffy
12 5 (0.14%) Zeplin
13 3 (0.082%) SPSS
14 2 (0.055%) EViews
14 2 (0.055%) FileZilla
14 2 (0.055%) Stata
15 1 (0.027%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 188 (5.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 73 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
5 9 (0.25%) Magento
5 9 (0.25%) NetSuite
5 9 (0.25%) Shopify
6 8 (0.22%) Sentinel
7 6 (0.16%) Infor SunSystems
7 6 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.14%) iTrent
8 5 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.11%) FastStats
9 4 (0.11%) Oracle iProcurement
9 4 (0.11%) Unica
10 3 (0.082%) Markit EDM
10 3 (0.082%) Oracle General Ledger
10 3 (0.082%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (0.082%) Sage 200
10 3 (0.082%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1,769 (48.36%) Azure
2 966 (26.41%) Office 365
3 617 (16.87%) AWS
4 447 (12.22%) Power Platform
5 269 (7.35%) PaaS
6 266 (7.27%) Azure Active Directory
7 225 (6.15%) SaaS
8 215 (5.88%) IaaS
9 211 (5.77%) Dynamics 365
10 140 (3.83%) GCP
11 124 (3.39%) Azure Data Factory
12 86 (2.35%) Serverless
13 74 (2.02%) PowerApps
14 54 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
14 54 (1.48%) OneDrive
15 50 (1.37%) Mimecast
16 46 (1.26%) Azure Functions
17 37 (1.01%) Logic Apps
18 28 (0.77%) G Suite
19 25 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 353 (9.65%) Firewall
2 303 (8.28%) DNS
3 238 (6.51%) DHCP
4 186 (5.08%) WAN
5 166 (4.54%) TCP/IP
6 165 (4.51%) Skype
7 163 (4.46%) VPN
8 141 (3.85%) LAN
9 137 (3.75%) Internet
10 98 (2.68%) Wireless
11 92 (2.52%) SAN
12 91 (2.49%) Wi-Fi
13 85 (2.32%) Network Security
14 80 (2.19%) Unified Communications
15 68 (1.86%) VoIP
16 56 (1.53%) NetScaler
17 53 (1.45%) Cisco IOS
18 48 (1.31%) BGP
18 48 (1.31%) OSPF
19 47 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 922 (25.21%) SQL Server
2 420 (11.48%) Power BI
3 278 (7.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 274 (7.49%) Data Warehouse
5 214 (5.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 199 (5.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 152 (4.16%) Azure SQL Database
8 136 (3.72%) Data Lake
9 126 (3.44%) MongoDB
10 113 (3.09%) SQL Server 2019
11 91 (2.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 91 (2.49%) NoSQL
12 76 (2.08%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 76 (2.08%) Relational Database
13 73 (2.00%) Cosmos DB
14 72 (1.97%) Big Data
15 66 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
16 60 (1.64%) MySQL
17 52 (1.42%) SQL Server 2016
18 45 (1.23%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 189 (5.17%) Git (software)
2 152 (4.16%) JIRA
3 138 (3.77%) Visual Studio
4 82 (2.24%) TeamCity
5 72 (1.97%) Jenkins
6 67 (1.83%) Selenium
6 67 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 66 (1.80%) Octopus Deploy
8 58 (1.59%) SpecFlow
9 50 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
10 43 (1.18%) NUnit
11 32 (0.87%) MSTest
12 25 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 24 (0.66%) Moq
14 19 (0.52%) Bitbucket
14 19 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
15 18 (0.49%) Cucumber
15 18 (0.49%) Subversion
16 17 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 15 (0.41%) GitLab
General
1 1,008 (27.56%) Finance
2 168 (4.59%) Banking
3 163 (4.46%) Marketing
4 124 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 112 (3.06%) Law
6 107 (2.93%) Retail
7 101 (2.76%) Legal
8 92 (2.52%) Public Sector
9 80 (2.19%) Front Office
10 62 (1.69%) Advertising
11 57 (1.56%) Games
12 53 (1.45%) Manufacturing
13 48 (1.31%) Financial Institution
14 37 (1.01%) Investment Banking
15 31 (0.85%) Electronics
16 27 (0.74%) Back Office
17 25 (0.68%) General Ledger
18 24 (0.66%) Local Government
19 18 (0.49%) Japanese Language
20 12 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 743 (20.31%) Developer
2 441 (12.06%) Analyst
3 340 (9.29%) .NET Developer
4 326 (8.91%) Architect
5 299 (8.17%) Consultant
6 215 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 182 (4.98%) Support Engineer
8 170 (4.65%) C# Developer
9 131 (3.58%) C# .NET Developer
10 130 (3.55%) Administrator
10 130 (3.55%) Support Analyst
11 127 (3.47%) Azure Engineer
12 111 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 109 (2.98%) IT Support
14 108 (2.95%) SQL Developer
15 106 (2.90%) IT Engineer
16 104 (2.84%) Senior Developer
17 94 (2.57%) DevOps Engineer
18 89 (2.43%) Project Manager
19 87 (2.38%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 768 (21.00%) .NET
2 317 (8.67%) ASP.NET
3 296 (8.09%) .NET Core
4 266 (7.27%) AngularJS
5 247 (6.75%) ASP.NET Web API
6 246 (6.72%) .NET Framework
7 231 (6.31%) HTML
8 228 (6.23%) React
9 207 (5.66%) CSS
10 177 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC
11 148 (4.05%) Web Services
12 145 (3.96%) Entity Framework
13 144 (3.94%) REST
14 129 (3.53%) Node.js
14 129 (3.53%) Vue.js
15 86 (2.35%) HTML5
16 79 (2.16%) RESTful
17 70 (1.91%) ASP.NET Core
18 69 (1.89%) XML
19 67 (1.83%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 290 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
2 237 (6.48%) Data Centre
3 225 (6.15%) Greenfield Project
4 160 (4.37%) Management Information System
5 111 (3.03%) Public Cloud
6 100 (2.73%) Self-Motivation
6 100 (2.73%) User Experience
7 99 (2.71%) Hedge funds
8 75 (2.05%) Video Conferencing
9 57 (1.56%) Private Cloud
10 54 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
11 51 (1.39%) Derivative
12 49 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
13 45 (1.23%) Mobile App
14 41 (1.12%) Cloud Native
14 41 (1.12%) Fixed Income
15 39 (1.07%) Replication
16 36 (0.98%) OTC Derivatives
17 32 (0.87%) Clustering
18 30 (0.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1,182 (32.31%) Windows
2 592 (16.18%) Windows Server
3 372 (10.17%) Windows 10
4 291 (7.96%) Linux
5 235 (6.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 169 (4.62%) Windows Server 2016
7 150 (4.10%) Windows 7
8 146 (3.99%) Windows Server 2008
9 88 (2.41%) Unix
10 56 (1.53%) Windows Server 2019
11 49 (1.34%) Apple iOS
12 46 (1.26%) Android
13 33 (0.90%) Mac OS X
14 29 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 26 (0.71%) Mac OS
16 24 (0.66%) CentOS
17 23 (0.63%) Windows XP
18 22 (0.60%) Windows 8
19 15 (0.41%) Ubuntu
19 15 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 915 (25.01%) Agile Software Development
2 539 (14.73%) Business Intelligence
3 447 (12.22%) ITIL
4 417 (11.40%) DevOps
5 366 (10.01%) Migration
6 362 (9.90%) Analytics
7 355 (9.70%) Problem-Solving
8 352 (9.62%) Scrum
9 303 (8.28%) MVC
10 287 (7.85%) Microservices
11 285 (7.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 278 (7.60%) Project Management
13 272 (7.44%) CRM
14 259 (7.08%) TDD
15 229 (6.26%) Project Delivery
16 209 (5.71%) Fintech
17 185 (5.06%) Computer Science
18 181 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
19 175 (4.78%) Mentoring
19 175 (4.78%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 976 (26.68%) SQL
2 686 (18.75%) C#
3 542 (14.82%) PowerShell
4 404 (11.04%) JavaScript
5 325 (8.88%) Python
6 217 (5.93%) T-SQL
7 140 (3.83%) Java
8 122 (3.34%) TypeScript
9 97 (2.65%) VBA
10 81 (2.21%) R
11 50 (1.37%) Bash Shell
11 50 (1.37%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 49 (1.34%) C
13 38 (1.04%) PHP
14 37 (1.01%) MATLAB
15 35 (0.96%) C++
16 27 (0.74%) VB.NET
17 25 (0.68%) Shell Script
18 24 (0.66%) Scala
19 22 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 369 (10.09%) Degree
2 294 (8.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 164 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
4 118 (3.23%) MCSE
5 103 (2.82%) MCSA
6 100 (2.73%) CCNA
7 88 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
8 79 (2.16%) MCP
9 72 (1.97%) Security Cleared
10 69 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
11 61 (1.67%) SC Cleared
12 59 (1.61%) CCNP
13 58 (1.59%) CISSP
14 46 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 36 (0.98%) Master's Degree
16 35 (0.96%) CISM
17 24 (0.66%) SANS
18 23 (0.63%) AWS Certification
18 23 (0.63%) MCITP
19 22 (0.60%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (4.70%) SLA
2 90 (2.46%) QA
3 62 (1.69%) GDPR
4 48 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 30 (0.82%) Data Quality
6 19 (0.52%) NIST
7 18 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 17 (0.46%) PMO
9 15 (0.41%) PCI DSS
10 12 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
11 6 (0.16%) SEPA
11 6 (0.16%) TARGET2
12 4 (0.11%) COBIT
13 3 (0.082%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 3 (0.082%) Solvency II
14 2 (0.055%) HIPAA
14 2 (0.055%) NIST 800
15 1 (0.027%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 1 (0.027%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 915 (25.01%) Active Directory
2 397 (10.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 244 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 143 (3.91%) Docker
5 111 (3.03%) XenApp
6 101 (2.76%) vSphere
7 98 (2.68%) XenDesktop
8 85 (2.32%) VMware ESXi
9 50 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
10 42 (1.15%) Virtual Desktop
11 29 (0.79%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 24 (0.66%) Terminal Server
13 21 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
14 20 (0.55%) ISA Server
15 18 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
16 13 (0.36%) NFS
17 12 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
17 12 (0.33%) Xen
18 11 (0.30%) BitLocker
18 11 (0.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 329 (8.99%) SCCM
2 197 (5.39%) Microsoft Intune
3 144 (3.94%) Kubernetes
4 121 (3.31%) Ansible
5 114 (3.12%) Terraform
6 76 (2.08%) Puppet
7 65 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
8 51 (1.39%) SCOM
9 45 (1.23%) Single Sign-On
10 35 (0.96%) SCVMM
11 32 (0.87%) vCenter Server
12 30 (0.82%) WSUS
13 29 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
13 29 (0.79%) Nagios
14 21 (0.57%) QRadar
15 16 (0.44%) Backup Exec
16 14 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
17 12 (0.33%) Control-M
17 12 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
17 12 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 576 (15.75%) VMware
2 401 (10.96%) Cisco
3 258 (7.05%) Citrix
4 195 (5.33%) Oracle
5 173 (4.73%) HP
6 151 (4.13%) Google
7 124 (3.39%) Tableau
8 114 (3.12%) SAP
9 102 (2.79%) Dell
10 95 (2.60%) Databricks
11 92 (2.52%) IBM
12 90 (2.46%) CheckPoint
13 83 (2.27%) Palo Alto
14 68 (1.86%) EMC
15 61 (1.67%) Apple
16 53 (1.45%) Bloomberg
16 53 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
17 47 (1.28%) F5
17 47 (1.28%) NetApp
18 44 (1.20%) Red Hat