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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
South East / Berkshire
Rank 6 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 560 871 940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.27% 17.42% 17.07%
As % of the Vendors category 31.64% 32.10% 33.43%
Number of salaries quoted 488 753 720
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +1.33%

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
1770 2713 2812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.42% 54.26% 51.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1401 2212 2073
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +2.40%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -1 199 £45,000 +9.75% 22
Bracknell -2 86 £50,000 +16.27% 6
Slough +5 59 £32,500 -19.25% 6
Wokingham 0 53 £38,000 -15.55% 2
Maidenhead -14 31 £52,500 -4.54% 3
Newbury -5 19 £37,000 -1.33% 2
Windsor -7 10 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Ascot -8 3 £25,000 -
Hungerford -9 3 £33,000 -17.50% 1
Thatcham +1 2 £36,750 +58.91%
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 433 (35.64%) MS Excel
2 431 (35.47%) Windows
3 359 (29.55%) C#
4 344 (28.31%) SQL
5 340 (27.98%) SQL Server
6 337 (27.74%) .NET
7 281 (23.13%) Active Directory
8 240 (19.75%) Windows Server
9 231 (19.01%) VMware
10 218 (17.94%) Microsoft Azure
11 200 (16.46%) JavaScript
12 183 (15.06%) Agile Software Development
13 182 (14.98%) HTML
14 181 (14.90%) ASP.NET
15 172 (14.16%) Degree
16 170 (13.99%) CSS
17 167 (13.74%) VMware Infrastructure
18 160 (13.17%) MS Office
19 149 (12.26%) Cisco
20 142 (11.69%) Office 365
21 139 (11.44%) Hyper-V
22 137 (11.28%) Finance
23 136 (11.19%) MVC
24 130 (10.70%) Windows Server 2012
24 130 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
25 122 (10.04%) AngularJS
26 121 (9.96%) MS Exchange
27 119 (9.79%) Linux
27 119 (9.79%) Microsoft Certification
28 115 (9.47%) ITIL

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
1 121 (9.96%) MS Exchange
2 73 (6.01%) SharePoint
3 72 (5.93%) IIS
4 60 (4.94%) Skype for Business
5 52 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 48 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
7 29 (2.39%) CMS
8 24 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
9 22 (1.81%) SAS
9 22 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
10 19 (1.56%) Apache
11 18 (1.48%) WebLogic
12 17 (1.40%) Tomcat
12 17 (1.40%) WebSphere
13 14 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
14 12 (0.99%) IBM Notes
14 12 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
14 12 (0.99%) Umbraco
15 10 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
16 8 (0.66%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 433 (35.64%) MS Excel
2 160 (13.17%) MS Office
3 52 (4.28%) MS Visio
4 31 (2.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (1.73%) MS Project
6 16 (1.32%) SPSS Modeler
7 8 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.25%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.16%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.16%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.082%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.082%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.082%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 40 (3.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (2.14%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.66%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 7 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.58%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.25%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.16%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.16%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.16%) Infor SunSystems
6 2 (0.16%) Lawson
6 2 (0.16%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.082%) Infor CRM
7 1 (0.082%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.082%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.082%) Sage 300 ERP
7 1 (0.082%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 218 (17.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 142 (11.69%) Office 365
3 67 (5.51%) Amazon AWS
4 57 (4.69%) IaaS
5 37 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
6 30 (2.47%) PaaS
7 28 (2.30%) SaaS
8 11 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (0.58%) OneDrive
10 5 (0.41%) Yammer
11 2 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.082%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.082%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.082%) AWS CloudTrail
12 1 (0.082%) G Suite
12 1 (0.082%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.082%) Intacct
12 1 (0.082%) iTunes
12 1 (0.082%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.082%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 112 (9.22%) DNS
2 105 (8.64%) Firewall
3 77 (6.34%) LAN
4 74 (6.09%) TCP/IP
5 68 (5.60%) DHCP
6 58 (4.77%) WAN
7 54 (4.44%) VPN
8 51 (4.20%) SAN
9 46 (3.79%) Network Security
10 44 (3.62%) Internet
11 34 (2.80%) Skype
12 30 (2.47%) Wireless
13 25 (2.06%) VLAN
14 21 (1.73%) NAS
15 17 (1.40%) SMTP
16 16 (1.32%) HTTP
16 16 (1.32%) SSH
17 15 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
17 15 (1.23%) Intranet
17 15 (1.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 340 (27.98%) SQL Server
2 50 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 49 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 45 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 41 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 38 (3.13%) Relational Database
7 33 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
8 29 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 28 (2.30%) SQL Server 2014
10 27 (2.22%) Power BI
11 21 (1.73%) Big Data
11 21 (1.73%) Oracle Database
12 20 (1.65%) QlikView
13 18 (1.48%) NoSQL
14 16 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
15 15 (1.23%) MySQL
16 12 (0.99%) MongoDB
16 12 (0.99%) Redis
17 10 (0.82%) Hadoop
18 9 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 105 (8.64%) Visual Studio
2 62 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (1.73%) Git (software)
3 21 (1.73%) JIRA
4 17 (1.40%) Selenium
5 9 (0.74%) SoapUI
6 7 (0.58%) TeamCity
6 7 (0.58%) TestComplete
7 6 (0.49%) JUnit
8 5 (0.41%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.41%) MSTest
8 5 (0.41%) Subversion
8 5 (0.41%) WinDbg
9 4 (0.33%) JMeter
9 4 (0.33%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (0.33%) WebLOAD
10 3 (0.25%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.25%) IntelliJ
10 3 (0.25%) PowerBuilder
General
1 137 (11.28%) Finance
2 54 (4.44%) Advertising
3 49 (4.03%) Telecoms
4 34 (2.80%) German Language
5 30 (2.47%) Marketing
6 27 (2.22%) Retail
7 26 (2.14%) Manufacturing
8 22 (1.81%) French Language
9 17 (1.40%) Legal
10 15 (1.23%) Banking
11 13 (1.07%) Spanish Language
12 9 (0.74%) Back Office
12 9 (0.74%) Portuguese Language
13 8 (0.66%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.49%) Billing
15 5 (0.41%) Automotive
15 5 (0.41%) Electronics
15 5 (0.41%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.41%) Italian Language
16 4 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 337 (27.74%) Developer
2 150 (12.35%) C# Developer
3 144 (11.85%) .NET Developer
4 130 (10.70%) Analyst
5 129 (10.62%) Support Engineer
6 108 (8.89%) Consultant
7 89 (7.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 73 (6.01%) Technical Support
9 67 (5.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 63 (5.19%) Technical Engineer
11 55 (4.53%) Technical Support Engineer
12 51 (4.20%) Architect
13 42 (3.46%) IT Support
14 41 (3.37%) Graduate
15 40 (3.29%) Support Analyst
16 39 (3.21%) Graduate Developer
17 35 (2.88%) IT Engineer
17 35 (2.88%) Software Engineer
18 34 (2.80%) Administrator
18 34 (2.80%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 337 (27.74%) .NET
2 182 (14.98%) HTML
3 181 (14.90%) ASP.NET
4 170 (13.99%) CSS
5 122 (10.04%) AngularJS
6 89 (7.33%) jQuery
7 64 (5.27%) HTML5
8 62 (5.10%) ASP.NET MVC
9 60 (4.94%) .NET Framework
10 58 (4.77%) XML
11 45 (3.70%) Web Services
12 37 (3.05%) COM
13 34 (2.80%) ASP.NET Web API
14 33 (2.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 32 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 31 (2.55%) Ajax
16 31 (2.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 31 (2.55%) MFC
16 31 (2.55%) STL
17 30 (2.47%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 130 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (7.16%) Computer Science
3 43 (3.54%) Data Centre
4 42 (3.46%) Mobile App
5 33 (2.72%) Clustering
6 30 (2.47%) Driving Licence
7 24 (1.98%) Management Information System
8 21 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (1.65%) User Experience
10 18 (1.48%) Life Science
10 18 (1.48%) PMI
10 18 (1.48%) Security Operations Centre
11 16 (1.32%) PKI
12 14 (1.15%) Social Media
13 12 (0.99%) Private Cloud
14 9 (0.74%) Cyber Attack
14 9 (0.74%) iPad
14 9 (0.74%) iPhone
15 8 (0.66%) Replication
16 7 (0.58%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 431 (35.47%) Windows
2 240 (19.75%) Windows Server
3 130 (10.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 119 (9.79%) Linux
5 95 (7.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 71 (5.84%) Windows 7
7 55 (4.53%) Unix
8 37 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 33 (2.72%) Android
9 33 (2.72%) Windows 8
10 31 (2.55%) Windows 10
11 24 (1.98%) Apple iOS
11 24 (1.98%) Windows XP
12 15 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (1.15%) Mac OS
14 12 (0.99%) Mac OS X
14 12 (0.99%) Windows NT
15 10 (0.82%) CentOS
16 7 (0.58%) Solaris
16 7 (0.58%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (15.06%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (11.19%) MVC
3 115 (9.47%) ITIL
4 107 (8.81%) SDLC
5 94 (7.74%) Presales
6 89 (7.33%) Web Development
7 87 (7.16%) OO
8 84 (6.91%) Business Intelligence
9 79 (6.50%) Project Management
10 69 (5.68%) TDD
11 68 (5.60%) Scrum
12 67 (5.51%) ERP
13 62 (5.10%) CRM
13 62 (5.10%) Migration
14 57 (4.69%) Software Engineering
15 55 (4.53%) Analytics
16 54 (4.44%) Service Delivery
17 47 (3.87%) Mentoring
18 44 (3.62%) Validation
19 43 (3.54%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 359 (29.55%) C#
2 344 (28.31%) SQL
3 200 (16.46%) JavaScript
4 61 (5.02%) Python
5 59 (4.86%) C++
6 56 (4.61%) T-SQL
7 43 (3.54%) PowerShell
8 38 (3.13%) Java
9 33 (2.72%) VB.NET
10 29 (2.39%) C
11 28 (2.30%) Bash Shell
12 18 (1.48%) R
12 18 (1.48%) TypeScript
13 12 (0.99%) Perl
14 10 (0.82%) ES6
14 10 (0.82%) Ruby
15 8 (0.66%) Apex Code
16 7 (0.58%) VBScript
17 6 (0.49%) PHP
17 6 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 172 (14.16%) Degree
2 119 (9.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 74 (6.09%) MCSE
4 69 (5.68%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (3.62%) CCNA
6 40 (3.29%) Security Cleared
7 31 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 30 (2.47%) CISSP
8 30 (2.47%) MCSA
9 29 (2.39%) SC Cleared
10 28 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
11 23 (1.89%) MCITP
12 20 (1.65%) CCIE
12 20 (1.65%) CISM
12 20 (1.65%) JNCIS
13 19 (1.56%) MCP
13 19 (1.56%) PMI Certification
14 18 (1.48%) CCSE
14 18 (1.48%) CCSP
15 15 (1.23%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (5.10%) SLA
2 49 (4.03%) QA
3 18 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.07%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.99%) GAMP
5 12 (0.99%) PMO
6 5 (0.41%) ISO27002
7 4 (0.33%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.33%) P3O
8 3 (0.25%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.25%) IFRS
8 3 (0.25%) IFRS 9
9 2 (0.16%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.16%) ISO19770
10 1 (0.082%) CDISC
10 1 (0.082%) COBIT
System Software
1 281 (23.13%) Active Directory
2 167 (13.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 139 (11.44%) Hyper-V
4 24 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
5 22 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (1.73%) vSphere
7 18 (1.48%) ProxySG
8 14 (1.15%) vCloud
9 13 (1.07%) Virtual Desktop
10 11 (0.91%) Terminal Services
10 11 (0.91%) VMware ESX
10 11 (0.91%) XenApp
11 10 (0.82%) Samba
12 8 (0.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 8 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (0.49%) Firmware
14 5 (0.41%) FreeRADIUS
14 5 (0.41%) ISA Server
14 5 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (0.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 46 (3.79%) SCCM
2 20 (1.65%) Puppet
3 18 (1.48%) SCOM
4 17 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (1.32%) Backup Exec
6 15 (1.23%) WSUS
7 12 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
8 10 (0.82%) NetBackup
9 8 (0.66%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 6 (0.49%) SCVMM
11 5 (0.41%) Nagios
12 4 (0.33%) Nessus
12 4 (0.33%) Nmap
13 3 (0.25%) Ansible
13 3 (0.25%) Failover Clustering
13 3 (0.25%) HP Data Protector
13 3 (0.25%) Icinga
13 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
13 3 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 3 (0.25%) vRealize
Vendors
1 231 (19.01%) VMware
2 149 (12.26%) Cisco
3 78 (6.42%) Oracle
4 70 (5.76%) HP
5 45 (3.70%) IBM
6 36 (2.96%) Citrix
7 35 (2.88%) NetApp
8 33 (2.72%) CheckPoint
8 33 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
9 30 (2.47%) Juniper
10 28 (2.30%) Fortinet
11 25 (2.06%) Dell
12 23 (1.89%) F5
13 22 (1.81%) Intel Security
13 22 (1.81%) SAP
14 20 (1.65%) Veeam
15 19 (1.56%) Palo Alto
15 19 (1.56%) Tableau
16 18 (1.48%) Imperva
16 18 (1.48%) TippingPoint
Wokingham, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension etc
Posted: 18 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £22,000 per annum £4000 car allowance
Posted: 13 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus(10%), health, pension etc
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
247 Jobline
Salary: From £20,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + bonus & excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum + Training & Certs
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Talent Spa
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000-60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000-70,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £42000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Flexible Working
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Employ Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Premier Media
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Car Allowance, Private Health Ins.
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: Unspecified to £60000 + variable + car alowance + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IDOX plc
Salary: Home Based. Salary competitive, according to experience.
Posted: 25 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 26 days ago