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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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 21 18 12
Rank change year-on-year -3 -6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 8,740 4,694 4,350
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 11.55% 11.42% 13.12%
As % of the Vendors category 29.85% 31.64% 33.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5,079 3,645 3,657
10th Percentile £32,000 £36,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £88,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +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 London.

All Vendors
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 29,276 14,837 13,022
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 38.68% 36.08% 39.28%
Number of salaries quoted 13,409 9,810 10,205
10th Percentile £36,250 £38,997 £36,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +8.33%
75th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £98,750 £97,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.77% +0.95% +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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +5 1,560 £62,000 +3.33% 333
West London -16 280 £40,000 -15.79% 85
South London 0 266 £48,500 -7.62% 37
East London -12 114 £48,000 +13.30% 70
North London -2 47 £52,500 +16.67% 17
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 4,089 (46.78%) Azure
2 2,997 (34.29%) Agile
3 2,566 (29.36%) Social Skills
4 2,401 (27.47%) Finance
5 2,388 (27.32%) SQL
6 2,012 (23.02%) Windows
7 1,950 (22.31%) Microsoft 365
8 1,871 (21.41%) SQL Server
9 1,777 (20.33%) .NET
10 1,585 (18.14%) C#
11 1,569 (17.95%) DevOps
12 1,527 (17.47%) AWS
13 1,502 (17.19%) Active Directory
14 1,336 (15.29%) Microsoft Office
15 1,255 (14.36%) Power Platform
16 1,200 (13.73%) Problem-Solving
17 1,185 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
18 1,144 (13.09%) CI/CD
19 1,098 (12.56%) Python
20 1,091 (12.48%) JavaScript
21 1,041 (11.91%) PowerShell
22 1,037 (11.86%) Analytics
23 978 (11.19%) Mentoring
24 970 (11.10%) Power BI
25 967 (11.06%) Git (software)
26 965 (11.04%) Microsoft Excel
27 935 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
28 922 (10.55%) Google
29 920 (10.53%) Degree
30 894 (10.23%) ITIL

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
1 780 (8.92%) SharePoint
2 297 (3.40%) MS Exchange
3 256 (2.93%) IIS
4 217 (2.48%) Apache Spark
5 181 (2.07%) Confluence
6 115 (1.32%) CMS
7 99 (1.13%) Apache
8 74 (0.85%) SAS
9 71 (0.81%) nginx
10 59 (0.68%) Tomcat
11 54 (0.62%) Apache Airflow
12 49 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
13 47 (0.54%) Umbraco
14 36 (0.41%) Jetty
15 34 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
16 27 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
17 26 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
17 26 (0.30%) Skype for Business
18 17 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
19 16 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1,336 (15.29%) Microsoft Office
2 965 (11.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 352 (4.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 174 (1.99%) MS Visio
5 141 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
6 35 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 30 (0.34%) Adobe Premiere
8 26 (0.30%) Chatbot
8 26 (0.30%) Photoshop
9 23 (0.26%) Adobe XD
10 22 (0.25%) AutoCAD
11 21 (0.24%) InVision
12 17 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 16 (0.18%) Acrobat
13 16 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
13 16 (0.18%) InDesign
14 14 (0.16%) Sketch
15 12 (0.14%) Revit
16 11 (0.13%) Zeplin
17 9 (0.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 371 (4.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 59 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 35 (0.40%) NetSuite
4 33 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
5 23 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 22 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
7 20 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
8 12 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
8 12 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
9 11 (0.13%) Line 50
9 11 (0.13%) Sage 200
10 10 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
10 10 (0.11%) Temenos T24
10 10 (0.11%) Workday HCM
11 9 (0.10%) Carpe Diem
12 8 (0.092%) SAP S/4HANA
13 7 (0.080%) MetaTrader
13 7 (0.080%) Oracle Applications
14 6 (0.069%) BambooHR
15 5 (0.057%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 4,089 (46.78%) Azure
2 1,950 (22.31%) Microsoft 365
3 1,527 (17.47%) AWS
4 1,255 (14.36%) Power Platform
5 721 (8.25%) Azure DevOps
6 645 (7.38%) GCP
7 524 (6.00%) PaaS
8 518 (5.93%) Azure Active Directory
9 500 (5.72%) Dynamics 365
10 484 (5.54%) Serverless
11 460 (5.26%) SaaS
12 306 (3.50%) IaaS
13 292 (3.34%) PowerApps
14 241 (2.76%) Azure Service Bus
15 236 (2.70%) Azure Data Factory
16 216 (2.47%) Power Automate
17 185 (2.12%) OpenShift
18 180 (2.06%) AWS Lambda
19 171 (1.96%) GitHub
20 164 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 497 (5.69%) DNS
2 496 (5.68%) Firewall
3 350 (4.00%) DHCP
4 297 (3.40%) WAN
5 292 (3.34%) VPN
6 277 (3.17%) LAN
7 258 (2.95%) TCP/IP
8 236 (2.70%) HTTP
9 224 (2.56%) Internet
10 165 (1.89%) Network Security
11 136 (1.56%) SAN
12 134 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
13 114 (1.30%) VoIP
14 102 (1.17%) WebEx
15 90 (1.03%) Wireless
16 88 (1.01%) VLAN
17 63 (0.72%) SSL
18 54 (0.62%) Intranet
19 53 (0.61%) SD-WAN
20 50 (0.57%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,871 (21.41%) SQL Server
2 970 (11.10%) Power BI
3 550 (6.29%) Data Warehouse
4 462 (5.29%) NoSQL
5 427 (4.89%) Relational Database
6 420 (4.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 410 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 317 (3.63%) Tableau
9 315 (3.60%) MongoDB
10 274 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
11 266 (3.04%) MySQL
12 247 (2.83%) Big Data
13 240 (2.75%) Data Lake
14 218 (2.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 141 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
16 136 (1.56%) Flink
17 126 (1.44%) Azure SQL Database
18 117 (1.34%) Hazelcast
19 97 (1.11%) Hadoop
20 92 (1.05%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 967 (11.06%) Git (software)
2 587 (6.72%) JIRA
3 308 (3.52%) Jenkins
4 285 (3.26%) Maven
5 242 (2.77%) Gradle
5 242 (2.77%) TeamCity
6 221 (2.53%) Visual Studio
7 219 (2.51%) Octopus Deploy
8 186 (2.13%) JUnit
9 146 (1.67%) Subversion
10 137 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
11 130 (1.49%) NUnit
12 126 (1.44%) Ant
13 120 (1.37%) JMeter
14 114 (1.30%) Mockito
15 95 (1.09%) webpack
16 88 (1.01%) Moq
17 84 (0.96%) Zephyr
18 81 (0.93%) SpecFlow
18 81 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2,566 (29.36%) Social Skills
2 2,401 (27.47%) Finance
3 935 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
4 582 (6.66%) Marketing
5 496 (5.68%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 447 (5.11%) Retail
7 391 (4.47%) Games
8 383 (4.38%) Banking
9 381 (4.36%) Legal
10 342 (3.91%) Law
11 314 (3.59%) Manufacturing
12 281 (3.22%) Advertising
13 212 (2.43%) Organisational Skills
14 207 (2.37%) Public Sector
15 161 (1.84%) Presentation Skills
16 148 (1.69%) Telecoms
17 125 (1.43%) Influencing Skills
18 114 (1.30%) Front Office
19 102 (1.17%) Publishing
20 85 (0.97%) Esports
Job Titles
1 1,451 (16.60%) Developer
2 1,263 (14.45%) Analyst
3 654 (7.48%) Architect
4 411 (4.70%) Consultant
5 384 (4.39%) Software Engineer
6 329 (3.76%) Support Analyst
7 320 (3.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 318 (3.64%) Support Engineer
9 315 (3.60%) Senior Developer
10 314 (3.59%) Solutions Architect
11 286 (3.27%) Java Engineer
12 284 (3.25%) .NET Developer
13 273 (3.12%) IT Support
14 269 (3.08%) Data Engineer
15 220 (2.52%) Azure Engineer
16 216 (2.47%) DevOps Engineer
17 212 (2.43%) IT Engineer
18 209 (2.39%) C# Developer
19 206 (2.36%) Project Manager
20 201 (2.30%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,777 (20.33%) .NET
2 752 (8.60%) ASP.NET
3 707 (8.09%) HTML
4 622 (7.12%) .NET Core
5 599 (6.85%) CSS
6 569 (6.51%) RESTful
7 564 (6.45%) React
8 528 (6.04%) .NET Framework
9 523 (5.98%) REST
10 415 (4.75%) AngularJS
11 354 (4.05%) Spring
12 331 (3.79%) Node.js
13 323 (3.70%) JSON
14 278 (3.18%) Entity Framework
15 213 (2.44%) Hibernate
16 207 (2.37%) ASP.NET Web API
17 199 (2.28%) Web Services
18 191 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC
19 182 (2.08%) jQuery
19 182 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 432 (4.94%) Management Information System
2 409 (4.68%) Self-Motivation
3 368 (4.21%) Data Centre
4 340 (3.89%) User Experience
5 290 (3.32%) Life Science
6 247 (2.83%) Public Cloud
7 212 (2.43%) Virtual Team
8 208 (2.38%) Algorithms
9 195 (2.23%) Linux Command Line
10 184 (2.11%) Mobile App
11 174 (1.99%) Data Structures
12 169 (1.93%) Cloud Native
13 136 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
13 136 (1.56%) Online Games
14 123 (1.41%) Fixed Income
15 119 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
16 107 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
17 103 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
18 99 (1.13%) Hedge funds
19 90 (1.03%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 2,012 (23.02%) Windows
2 694 (7.94%) Windows 10
3 674 (7.71%) Windows Server
4 586 (6.70%) Linux
5 293 (3.35%) Unix
6 263 (3.01%) Android
7 232 (2.65%) Apple iOS
8 211 (2.41%) Windows Server 2016
9 168 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 162 (1.85%) Mac OS
11 115 (1.32%) Windows 7
11 115 (1.32%) Windows Server 2019
12 70 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
13 60 (0.69%) Mac OS X
13 60 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 26 (0.30%) Ubuntu
15 24 (0.27%) VMS
16 23 (0.26%) CentOS
17 14 (0.16%) Windows 8
18 9 (0.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,997 (34.29%) Agile
2 1,569 (17.95%) DevOps
3 1,200 (13.73%) Problem-Solving
4 1,185 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1,144 (13.09%) CI/CD
6 1,037 (11.86%) Analytics
7 978 (11.19%) Mentoring
8 894 (10.23%) ITIL
8 894 (10.23%) Scrum
9 843 (9.65%) Microservices
10 781 (8.94%) Project Management
11 771 (8.82%) Software Engineering
12 692 (7.92%) Cybersecurity
13 674 (7.71%) CRM
14 645 (7.38%) SDLC
15 637 (7.29%) Migration
16 618 (7.07%) Coaching
17 569 (6.51%) Continuous Integration
18 540 (6.18%) MVC
19 538 (6.16%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2,388 (27.32%) SQL
2 1,585 (18.14%) C#
3 1,098 (12.56%) Python
4 1,091 (12.48%) JavaScript
5 1,041 (11.91%) PowerShell
6 860 (9.84%) Java
7 470 (5.38%) T-SQL
8 299 (3.42%) TypeScript
9 227 (2.60%) Bash
10 198 (2.27%) Shell Script
11 172 (1.97%) R
12 165 (1.89%) Ruby
13 162 (1.85%) C
14 153 (1.75%) PHP
15 145 (1.66%) Perl
15 145 (1.66%) VBA
16 116 (1.33%) Scala
17 104 (1.19%) Kotlin
18 98 (1.12%) Go
19 63 (0.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 920 (10.53%) Degree
2 428 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 285 (3.26%) Security Cleared
4 248 (2.84%) SC Cleared
5 189 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
6 136 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
7 129 (1.48%) CISSP
8 93 (1.06%) MCSE
9 91 (1.04%) CCNA
10 82 (0.94%) Master's Degree
11 64 (0.73%) CISM
12 56 (0.64%) TOGAF Certification
13 48 (0.55%) DBS Check
13 48 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
13 48 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 47 (0.54%) MCITP
15 46 (0.53%) PMI Certification
16 44 (0.50%) MCSA
17 43 (0.49%) ISEB
18 42 (0.48%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 637 (7.29%) QA
2 253 (2.89%) SLA
3 214 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 189 (2.16%) GDPR
5 173 (1.98%) Data Quality
6 95 (1.09%) Cyber Essentials
7 84 (0.96%) PMO
8 69 (0.79%) NIST
9 62 (0.71%) PCI DSS
10 47 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 41 (0.47%) Accessibility
12 21 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 19 (0.22%) ISO 20022
14 15 (0.17%) GRC
14 15 (0.17%) NCSC
15 11 (0.13%) SOC 2
16 8 (0.092%) GxP
16 8 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 5 (0.057%) ISO 9001
17 5 (0.057%) MiFID
System Software
1 1,502 (17.19%) Active Directory
2 708 (8.10%) Docker
3 466 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 148 (1.69%) Hyper-V
5 125 (1.43%) Virtual Desktop
6 114 (1.30%) vSphere
7 89 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
8 78 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
9 68 (0.78%) XenApp
10 52 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
11 45 (0.51%) XenDesktop
12 42 (0.48%) BitLocker
13 28 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 22 (0.25%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 21 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
16 18 (0.21%) Terminal Services
17 9 (0.10%) Apache Flume
18 7 (0.080%) Firmware
18 7 (0.080%) KVM
18 7 (0.080%) LXC
Systems Management
1 693 (7.93%) Kubernetes
2 540 (6.18%) Terraform
3 448 (5.13%) SCCM
4 422 (4.83%) Microsoft Intune
5 243 (2.78%) Ansible
6 122 (1.40%) Single Sign-On
7 88 (1.01%) Jamf Pro
8 79 (0.90%) HP ALM
9 78 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
10 73 (0.84%) Prometheus
10 73 (0.84%) Puppet
11 64 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
12 59 (0.68%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 59 (0.68%) WSUS
13 44 (0.50%) Grafana
14 42 (0.48%) CASB
14 42 (0.48%) SCOM
15 37 (0.42%) vCenter Server
16 31 (0.35%) FortiGate
17 26 (0.30%) QRadar
Vendors
1 922 (10.55%) Google
2 681 (7.79%) VMware
3 478 (5.47%) Oracle
4 458 (5.24%) Apple
5 416 (4.76%) Cisco
6 389 (4.45%) Adobe
7 374 (4.28%) Citrix
8 271 (3.10%) Salesforce.com
9 210 (2.40%) ServiceNow
10 185 (2.12%) HP
11 179 (2.05%) Databricks
12 175 (2.00%) IBM
13 153 (1.75%) Dell
14 149 (1.70%) SAP
15 120 (1.37%) Bloomberg
16 109 (1.25%) Meraki
17 108 (1.24%) Veeam
18 95 (1.09%) Samsung
19 94 (1.08%) Red Hat
20 87 (1.00%) Splunk