The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sidcup 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 3 months to 27 March 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
London / Sidcup
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 1 12
Rank change year-on-year -2 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 40 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sidcup 33.33% 65.57% 13.04%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 86.96% 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1 40 6
Median salary £85,000 £29,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +193.10% -3.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% -  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Sidcup.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Sidcup
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1 46 29
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sidcup 33.33% 75.41% 63.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1 46 27
Median salary £85,000 £29,000 £45,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +193.10% -35.91%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Sidcup

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sidcup citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Sidcup

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Sidcup

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Sidcup

Microsoft
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Sidcup

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Sidcup region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) Advertising
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) QA
4 3 (42.86%) Selenium
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Management
4 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 3 (42.86%) TeamCity
4 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (42.86%) Business Transformation
4 3 (42.86%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (28.57%) CRM
5 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (14.29%) TDD
6 1 (14.29%) Release Management
6 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Time Management
6 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 1 (14.29%) Workflow
6 1 (14.29%) MS Excel

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sidcup 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (42.86%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (71.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Release Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Business Transformation
2 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Management
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix
1 3 (42.86%) VMware