The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Westminster 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 25 June 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 / Westminster
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 12 5
Rank change year-on-year -6 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 8 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Westminster 9.30% 10.34% 16.67%
As % of the Vendors category 29.63% 50.00% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 0
Median salary £42,536 £38,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.93% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 Westminster.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Westminster
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 27 12 5
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Westminster 31.40% 20.69% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 21 9 3
Median salary £50,000 £39,500 £57,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.58% -31.60%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,300 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,500 £66,150
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Westminster

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Westminster 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 Westminster

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Westminster

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Westminster

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Westminster

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Westminster over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Westminster

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Westminster region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) .NET
2 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (31.58%) Finance
3 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
4 5 (26.32%) Open Source
4 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (15.79%) DevOps
6 3 (15.79%) Entity Framework
6 3 (15.79%) REST
6 3 (15.79%) G Suite
6 3 (15.79%) GeoServer
6 3 (15.79%) Coaching
6 3 (15.79%) Software Delivery
6 3 (15.79%) SDLC
6 3 (15.79%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (15.79%) HTML5
6 3 (15.79%) Mason
6 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
6 3 (15.79%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
6 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Westminster 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 3 (15.79%) Drupal
1 3 (15.79%) GeoServer
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (15.79%) G Suite
4 2 (10.53%) Office 365
4 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
1 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (10.53%) MySQL
3 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
3 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.53%) JIRA
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) IT Support
2 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
2 3 (15.79%) .NET Software Developer
2 3 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (15.79%) C# Developer
2 3 (15.79%) C# Software Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) DevOps Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) IT Manager
2 3 (15.79%) IT Support Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Senior .NET Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Senior .NET Software Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Senior C# Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Senior C# Software Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Software Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
2 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (15.79%) COM
2 3 (15.79%) Entity Framework
2 3 (15.79%) HTML
2 3 (15.79%) HTML5
2 3 (15.79%) jQuery
2 3 (15.79%) Mason
2 3 (15.79%) REST
2 3 (15.79%) Web Services
3 2 (10.53%) EJB
3 2 (10.53%) Java EE
3 2 (10.53%) JMS
3 2 (10.53%) Spring
3 2 (10.53%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.79%) Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Android
4 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
2 5 (26.32%) Open Source
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Coaching
3 3 (15.79%) DevOps
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) MVC
3 3 (15.79%) Scrum
3 3 (15.79%) SDLC
3 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
3 3 (15.79%) Software Delivery
3 3 (15.79%) TDD
3 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) SOA
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.53%) Statistics
4 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
4 2 (10.53%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) C#
1 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Apex Code
2 2 (10.53%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.79%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (15.79%) CTC Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP Voice
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Apple
1 3 (15.79%) Google
1 3 (15.79%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) VMware