The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 19 January 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
South East / Berkshire
Rank 4 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 621 863 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 17.00% 16.11% 17.42%
As % of the Vendors category 33.21% 30.33% 32.90%
Number of salaries quoted 521 751 711
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1870 2845 2854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.19% 53.12% 52.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1454 2312 2021
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £34,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Berkshire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Microsoft
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +6 238 £43,000 +1.17% 23
Bracknell 0 104 £47,500 +10.46% 8
Slough +2 49 £32,500 -35.00% 8
Maidenhead -9 46 £57,500 -4.16% 2
Wokingham 0 45 £38,000 -13.14% 7
Newbury +5 25 £43,750 +15.89% 5
Ascot - 4 £32,500 - 1
Thatcham - 3 £37,000 - 3
Hungerford -12 2 £33,000 -12.00% 1
Windsor -6 1 - -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 454 (36.67%) MS Excel
2 434 (35.06%) Windows
3 354 (28.59%) C#
4 351 (28.35%) SQL Server
5 332 (26.82%) .NET
6 331 (26.74%) SQL
7 286 (23.10%) VMware
8 284 (22.94%) Active Directory
9 223 (18.01%) Windows Server
10 216 (17.45%) VMware Infrastructure
11 207 (16.72%) Microsoft Azure
12 205 (16.56%) JavaScript
13 188 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
14 183 (14.78%) HTML
15 175 (14.14%) Degree
16 172 (13.89%) Cisco
17 169 (13.65%) CSS
18 167 (13.49%) ASP.NET
19 157 (12.68%) Finance
20 156 (12.60%) MS Office
21 155 (12.52%) Linux
22 141 (11.39%) Hyper-V
23 140 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
24 137 (11.07%) Office 365
24 137 (11.07%) ITIL
24 137 (11.07%) Microsoft Certification
25 126 (10.18%) MVC
26 116 (9.37%) AngularJS
27 114 (9.21%) DNS
28 112 (9.05%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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
1 107 (8.64%) MS Exchange
2 82 (6.62%) IIS
3 81 (6.54%) SharePoint
4 53 (4.28%) Skype for Business
5 50 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 43 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 26 (2.10%) SharePoint 2013
8 25 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
9 20 (1.62%) Apache
9 20 (1.62%) WebLogic
9 20 (1.62%) WebSphere
10 17 (1.37%) CMS
10 17 (1.37%) Tomcat
11 16 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
12 15 (1.21%) SAS
13 13 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
14 11 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
14 11 (0.89%) IBM Domino
14 11 (0.89%) IBM Notes
14 11 (0.89%) Umbraco
Applications
1 454 (36.67%) MS Excel
2 156 (12.60%) MS Office
3 50 (4.04%) MS Visio
4 36 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (1.86%) MS Project
6 8 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.32%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.32%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.16%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.16%) RoboHelp
8 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.081%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.081%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 42 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.70%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 7 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.40%) Infor M3
5 5 (0.40%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.32%) Movex
7 3 (0.24%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.24%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.16%) Infor SunSystems
8 2 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.081%) BPCS
9 1 (0.081%) CODA-Financials
9 1 (0.081%) Lawson
9 1 (0.081%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.081%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.081%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.081%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 1 (0.081%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 207 (16.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 137 (11.07%) Office 365
3 66 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
4 59 (4.77%) IaaS
5 51 (4.12%) Cloud Computing
6 29 (2.34%) PaaS
7 26 (2.10%) SaaS
8 12 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.40%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.16%) Yammer
11 1 (0.081%) Bluemix
11 1 (0.081%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.081%) HP Helion
11 1 (0.081%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 114 (9.21%) DNS
2 102 (8.24%) TCP/IP
3 100 (8.08%) Firewall
4 87 (7.03%) LAN
5 68 (5.49%) DHCP
6 66 (5.33%) SAN
6 66 (5.33%) WAN
7 54 (4.36%) VPN
8 48 (3.88%) Internet
9 38 (3.07%) Wireless
10 31 (2.50%) Network Security
11 28 (2.26%) Skype
12 27 (2.18%) SMTP
13 23 (1.86%) VLAN
14 22 (1.78%) Intranet
15 20 (1.62%) NAS
16 17 (1.37%) LDAP
16 17 (1.37%) VoIP
17 16 (1.29%) MPLS
18 15 (1.21%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 351 (28.35%) SQL Server
2 48 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 48 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 44 (3.55%) Relational Database
3 44 (3.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 40 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
4 40 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (2.34%) Oracle Database
6 26 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 25 (2.02%) Power BI
8 24 (1.94%) SQL Server 2014
9 22 (1.78%) Big Data
10 20 (1.62%) NoSQL
11 17 (1.37%) Redis
12 16 (1.29%) QlikView
13 14 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
14 13 (1.05%) MySQL
15 11 (0.89%) Hadoop
15 11 (0.89%) MongoDB
15 11 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 87 (7.03%) Visual Studio
2 76 (6.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (1.86%) Selenium
4 20 (1.62%) Git (software)
5 13 (1.05%) JIRA
6 12 (0.97%) SoapUI
7 11 (0.89%) TestComplete
8 7 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (0.48%) LoadRunner
9 6 (0.48%) WebLOAD
10 5 (0.40%) Jenkins
10 5 (0.40%) MSTest
10 5 (0.40%) Subversion
11 4 (0.32%) AQtime
11 4 (0.32%) WinDbg
12 3 (0.24%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.24%) IntelliJ
12 3 (0.24%) JUnit
12 3 (0.24%) MSI
12 3 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 157 (12.68%) Finance
2 70 (5.65%) Telecoms
3 51 (4.12%) Advertising
4 29 (2.34%) German Language
5 23 (1.86%) Manufacturing
5 23 (1.86%) Marketing
6 21 (1.70%) Legal
7 20 (1.62%) Retail
8 18 (1.45%) French Language
9 15 (1.21%) Banking
10 9 (0.73%) Back Office
10 9 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (0.73%) Spanish Language
11 6 (0.48%) Billing
12 5 (0.40%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.40%) Italian Language
12 5 (0.40%) Portuguese Language
13 4 (0.32%) Automotive
13 4 (0.32%) Electronics
13 4 (0.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 332 (26.82%) Developer
2 157 (12.68%) .NET Developer
3 151 (12.20%) C# Developer
4 127 (10.26%) Analyst
5 115 (9.29%) Support Engineer
6 110 (8.89%) Consultant
7 101 (8.16%) C# .NET Developer
8 75 (6.06%) Technical Support
9 70 (5.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 64 (5.17%) Technical Engineer
11 59 (4.77%) Architect
12 54 (4.36%) Technical Support Engineer
13 49 (3.96%) Graduate
14 43 (3.47%) Administrator
15 42 (3.39%) Graduate Developer
16 39 (3.15%) Support Analyst
17 37 (2.99%) IT Support
17 37 (2.99%) Junior
18 36 (2.91%) Software Engineer
19 35 (2.83%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 332 (26.82%) .NET
2 183 (14.78%) HTML
3 169 (13.65%) CSS
4 167 (13.49%) ASP.NET
5 116 (9.37%) AngularJS
6 89 (7.19%) jQuery
7 58 (4.68%) HTML5
8 53 (4.28%) XML
9 51 (4.12%) .NET Framework
9 51 (4.12%) ASP.NET MVC
10 48 (3.88%) Web Services
11 30 (2.42%) KnockoutJS
11 30 (2.42%) RESTful
11 30 (2.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 27 (2.18%) COM
13 26 (2.10%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 26 (2.10%) WCF
14 25 (2.02%) WPF
15 22 (1.78%) Ajax
15 22 (1.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 140 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (6.87%) Computer Science
3 61 (4.93%) Data Centre
4 47 (3.80%) Mobile App
5 37 (2.99%) Mathematics
6 33 (2.67%) Clustering
7 27 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (2.18%) Management Information System
7 27 (2.18%) Statistics
8 21 (1.70%) Driving Licence
9 20 (1.62%) Life Science
10 19 (1.53%) PMI
10 19 (1.53%) Social Media
11 18 (1.45%) PKI
12 17 (1.37%) Telematics
13 15 (1.21%) Cyber Attack
13 15 (1.21%) User Experience
14 14 (1.13%) Virtual Team
15 13 (1.05%) Replication
16 12 (0.97%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 434 (35.06%) Windows
2 223 (18.01%) Windows Server
3 155 (12.52%) Linux
4 112 (9.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 92 (7.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 72 (5.82%) Windows 7
7 57 (4.60%) Unix
8 43 (3.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 37 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 33 (2.67%) Windows 8
11 31 (2.50%) Windows 10
12 30 (2.42%) Android
13 22 (1.78%) Apple iOS
14 21 (1.70%) Windows XP
15 15 (1.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 13 (1.05%) CentOS
16 13 (1.05%) Mac OS
17 12 (0.97%) Mac OS X
18 11 (0.89%) Windows NT
19 7 (0.57%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (11.07%) ITIL
3 126 (10.18%) MVC
4 103 (8.32%) Presales
5 92 (7.43%) Business Intelligence
6 90 (7.27%) SDLC
7 83 (6.70%) Project Management
8 82 (6.62%) OO
9 78 (6.30%) CRM
10 71 (5.74%) Scrum
11 66 (5.33%) Web Development
12 65 (5.25%) ERP
13 64 (5.17%) TDD
14 63 (5.09%) Service Delivery
15 58 (4.68%) Migration
16 57 (4.60%) Analytics
17 53 (4.28%) Mentoring
18 51 (4.12%) Software Engineering
19 48 (3.88%) Validation
20 45 (3.63%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 354 (28.59%) C#
2 331 (26.74%) SQL
3 205 (16.56%) JavaScript
4 58 (4.68%) C++
5 55 (4.44%) PowerShell
6 53 (4.28%) T-SQL
7 52 (4.20%) Python
8 38 (3.07%) Java
9 27 (2.18%) Bash Shell
9 27 (2.18%) VB.NET
10 23 (1.86%) C
11 19 (1.53%) TypeScript
12 16 (1.29%) R
13 14 (1.13%) ES6
14 13 (1.05%) Ruby
15 9 (0.73%) Perl
15 9 (0.73%) VBScript
16 8 (0.65%) Apex Code
17 7 (0.57%) VB
17 7 (0.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 175 (14.14%) Degree
2 137 (11.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 84 (6.79%) MCSE
4 83 (6.70%) Cisco Certification
5 61 (4.93%) CCNA
6 54 (4.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 44 (3.55%) MCSA
8 39 (3.15%) Security Cleared
9 37 (2.99%) MCITP
10 33 (2.67%) CISSP
10 33 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
10 33 (2.67%) MCP
11 30 (2.42%) SC Cleared
12 24 (1.94%) CISM
13 20 (1.62%) PMI Certification
14 16 (1.29%) CCNP
14 16 (1.29%) ISEB
14 16 (1.29%) ISTQB
15 15 (1.21%) CCIE
15 15 (1.21%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (5.49%) SLA
2 46 (3.72%) QA
3 17 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.29%) GAMP
4 16 (1.29%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.40%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.40%) ISO27002
6 4 (0.32%) P3O
7 3 (0.24%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.16%) ISO19770
9 1 (0.081%) CDISC
9 1 (0.081%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.081%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 284 (22.94%) Active Directory
2 216 (17.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 141 (11.39%) Hyper-V
4 49 (3.96%) vSphere
5 32 (2.58%) vCloud
6 22 (1.78%) Virtual Desktop
6 22 (1.78%) Virtual Machines
7 20 (1.62%) XenApp
8 18 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
9 17 (1.37%) Terminal Services
9 17 (1.37%) VMware ESX
10 14 (1.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 12 (0.97%) ProxySG
12 9 (0.73%) Samba
12 9 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
13 8 (0.65%) Firmware
13 8 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (0.40%) FreeRADIUS
15 4 (0.32%) ISA Server
15 4 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 37 (2.99%) SCCM
2 20 (1.62%) Puppet
3 18 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (1.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 13 (1.05%) Backup Exec
5 13 (1.05%) WSUS
6 11 (0.89%) Cisco CUCM
6 11 (0.89%) SCOM
7 7 (0.57%) Nessus
7 7 (0.57%) Nmap
8 6 (0.48%) NetBackup
8 6 (0.48%) Perfmon
8 6 (0.48%) vRealize
9 5 (0.40%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.32%) Nagios
11 3 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (0.24%) Icinga
11 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.24%) PowerCLI
12 2 (0.16%) vMotion
Vendors
1 286 (23.10%) VMware
2 172 (13.89%) Cisco
3 89 (7.19%) Oracle
4 71 (5.74%) HP
5 58 (4.68%) Citrix
6 49 (3.96%) IBM
7 35 (2.83%) NetApp
8 26 (2.10%) Symantec
9 25 (2.02%) CheckPoint
9 25 (2.02%) Red Hat
10 24 (1.94%) Dell
10 24 (1.94%) SAP
11 22 (1.78%) Juniper
11 22 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
11 22 (1.78%) Veeam
12 21 (1.70%) Fortinet
13 19 (1.53%) Veritas
14 16 (1.29%) F5
14 16 (1.29%) Tableau
15 15 (1.21%) Apple
Bracknell, Berkshire
Venn Group
Salary: £25000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £27,000 to £28,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
IDOX plc
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + up to 10% six monthly bonus + bene
Posted: Yesterday
Hungerford, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £48k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 22k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + on shift bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £7 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Elliot
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus bonus, pension, private healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 22k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 5% Bonus + Pension+Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Dane Partnership
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
AAP3
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 5% Bonus + Pension+Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + training & bens + perks
Posted: 6 days ago