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 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 664 909 1024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.32% 15.06% 17.46%
As % of the Vendors category 31.80% 29.00% 33.06%
Number of salaries quoted 546 762 734
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Microsoft
South East

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
2088 3134 3097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.31% 51.93% 52.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1597 2530 2091
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 259 £40,750 -4.11% 33
Bracknell +1 95 £40,000 -6.97% 9
Slough -1 57 £35,000 -22.22% 7
Maidenhead +1 56 £57,500 -4.16% 2
Newbury +2 24 £45,000 +18.42% 3
Wokingham -11 22 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Windsor -3 3 - - 1
Ascot - 3 £40,000 -
Thatcham - 2 £39,750 - 1
Hungerford -8 1 £47,500 +26.66%
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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.

1 527 (39.24%) MS Excel
2 465 (34.62%) Windows
3 370 (27.55%) SQL Server
4 353 (26.28%) C#
5 350 (26.06%) SQL
6 347 (25.84%) VMware
7 339 (25.24%) .NET
8 328 (24.42%) Active Directory
9 265 (19.73%) VMware Infrastructure
10 228 (16.98%) Windows Server
11 207 (15.41%) Finance
12 206 (15.34%) JavaScript
13 196 (14.59%) Cisco
14 190 (14.15%) Agile Software Development
15 189 (14.07%) Linux
16 188 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
17 180 (13.40%) Degree
18 179 (13.33%) HTML
19 175 (13.03%) ASP.NET
20 174 (12.96%) MS Office
21 168 (12.51%) CSS
22 163 (12.14%) Microsoft Certification
22 163 (12.14%) Analytical Skills
23 157 (11.69%) ITIL
23 157 (11.69%) Office 365
24 135 (10.05%) Hyper-V
25 133 (9.90%) MVC
26 129 (9.61%) DNS
27 121 (9.01%) MS Exchange
27 121 (9.01%) 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
1 121 (9.01%) MS Exchange
2 104 (7.74%) IIS
3 91 (6.78%) SharePoint
4 56 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 45 (3.35%) Skype for Business
6 41 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2013
7 27 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2007
8 26 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
9 23 (1.71%) Apache
9 23 (1.71%) WebLogic
10 22 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
11 21 (1.56%) WebSphere
12 18 (1.34%) Tomcat
13 17 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
14 16 (1.19%) JBoss
15 11 (0.82%) IBM Notes
16 10 (0.74%) IBM Domino
17 9 (0.67%) CMS
18 8 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 8 (0.60%) SAS
Applications
1 527 (39.24%) MS Excel
2 174 (12.96%) MS Office
3 51 (3.80%) MS Visio
4 34 (2.53%) MS Project
5 31 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.37%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.30%) SOLIDWORKS
10 2 (0.15%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.074%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.074%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 48 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
4 9 (0.67%) SAP CO
4 9 (0.67%) SAP FI
4 9 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
5 8 (0.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 5 (0.37%) Infor M3
7 4 (0.30%) Movex
8 3 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.15%) CODA-Financials
9 2 (0.15%) Infor SunSystems
9 2 (0.15%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.074%) Lawson
10 1 (0.074%) Payment Gateway
10 1 (0.074%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 1 (0.074%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 188 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 157 (11.69%) Office 365
3 64 (4.77%) IaaS
4 62 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
5 58 (4.32%) Cloud Computing
6 28 (2.08%) SaaS
7 23 (1.71%) PaaS
8 14 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (0.60%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.22%) Bluemix
10 3 (0.22%) IBM Cloud
10 3 (0.22%) Yammer
11 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.074%) AdWords
12 1 (0.074%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 129 (9.61%) DNS
2 114 (8.49%) TCP/IP
3 101 (7.52%) Firewall
4 95 (7.07%) LAN
5 85 (6.33%) DHCP
6 74 (5.51%) SAN
7 71 (5.29%) WAN
8 56 (4.17%) Internet
9 52 (3.87%) VPN
10 43 (3.20%) Wireless
11 32 (2.38%) LDAP
12 27 (2.01%) Intranet
13 24 (1.79%) Skype
13 24 (1.79%) SMTP
13 24 (1.79%) VLAN
14 21 (1.56%) FTP
15 18 (1.34%) VoIP
16 17 (1.27%) Network Security
17 16 (1.19%) MPLS
17 16 (1.19%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 370 (27.55%) SQL Server
2 53 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 46 (3.43%) Relational Database
3 46 (3.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 46 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 45 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
4 45 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 44 (3.28%) Oracle Database
6 26 (1.94%) SQL Server 2014
7 22 (1.64%) Redis
8 20 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
8 20 (1.49%) NoSQL
8 20 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
8 20 (1.49%) Power BI
8 20 (1.49%) QlikView
8 20 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (1.19%) MySQL
10 13 (0.97%) Big Data
10 13 (0.97%) MongoDB
10 13 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 86 (6.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 69 (5.14%) Visual Studio
3 20 (1.49%) Selenium
4 17 (1.27%) Git (software)
5 12 (0.89%) JIRA
6 11 (0.82%) SoapUI
6 11 (0.82%) TestComplete
7 8 (0.60%) Subversion
8 7 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (0.45%) MSI
9 6 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (0.37%) Jenkins
10 5 (0.37%) MSTest
11 3 (0.22%) Hudson
11 3 (0.22%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.22%) Maven
11 3 (0.22%) NUnit
11 3 (0.22%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (0.22%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.22%) WebLOAD
General
1 207 (15.41%) Finance
2 88 (6.55%) Telecoms
3 48 (3.57%) Advertising
4 26 (1.94%) Marketing
5 24 (1.79%) German Language
6 23 (1.71%) Legal
7 22 (1.64%) Manufacturing
8 18 (1.34%) Banking
8 18 (1.34%) French Language
8 18 (1.34%) Retail
9 12 (0.89%) Games
10 10 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (0.60%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.60%) Spanish Language
12 6 (0.45%) Automotive
12 6 (0.45%) Back Office
12 6 (0.45%) Electronics
13 5 (0.37%) Billing
13 5 (0.37%) Portuguese Language
13 5 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 351 (26.14%) Developer
2 166 (12.36%) .NET Developer
3 161 (11.99%) Analyst
4 153 (11.39%) C# Developer
5 128 (9.53%) Support Engineer
6 117 (8.71%) Consultant
7 110 (8.19%) C# .NET Developer
8 90 (6.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 85 (6.33%) Technical Support
10 70 (5.21%) Architect
11 68 (5.06%) Technical Engineer
12 59 (4.39%) Technical Support Engineer
13 50 (3.72%) Support Analyst
14 48 (3.57%) Administrator
14 48 (3.57%) IT Support
14 48 (3.57%) Junior
15 41 (3.05%) Graduate
16 39 (2.90%) Software Engineer
17 38 (2.83%) IT Engineer
17 38 (2.83%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 339 (25.24%) .NET
2 179 (13.33%) HTML
3 175 (13.03%) ASP.NET
4 168 (12.51%) CSS
5 107 (7.97%) AngularJS
6 101 (7.52%) jQuery
7 70 (5.21%) HTML5
8 61 (4.54%) ASP.NET MVC
9 60 (4.47%) Web Services
10 50 (3.72%) .NET Framework
11 38 (2.83%) XML
12 36 (2.68%) KnockoutJS
13 34 (2.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 30 (2.23%) WCF
15 29 (2.16%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 29 (2.16%) WPF
16 27 (2.01%) ASP.NET Web API
17 26 (1.94%) RESTful
18 25 (1.86%) CSS3
19 21 (1.56%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 163 (12.14%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (6.03%) Data Centre
3 74 (5.51%) Computer Science
4 43 (3.20%) Mobile App
5 42 (3.13%) Mathematics
6 38 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
6 38 (2.83%) Statistics
7 36 (2.68%) Clustering
8 32 (2.38%) Management Information System
9 23 (1.71%) Driving Licence
10 22 (1.64%) PKI
11 21 (1.56%) Cyber Attack
12 19 (1.41%) Replication
13 18 (1.34%) Virtual Team
14 17 (1.27%) Life Science
14 17 (1.27%) Telematics
15 16 (1.19%) PMI
15 16 (1.19%) Social Media
15 16 (1.19%) User Experience
16 14 (1.04%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 465 (34.62%) Windows
2 228 (16.98%) Windows Server
3 189 (14.07%) Linux
4 121 (9.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 104 (7.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 80 (5.96%) Windows 7
7 62 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 61 (4.54%) Unix
9 55 (4.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 37 (2.76%) Windows 8
11 35 (2.61%) Windows 10
12 25 (1.86%) Windows XP
13 19 (1.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 16 (1.19%) Android
15 14 (1.04%) Apple iOS
16 12 (0.89%) Mac OS X
17 11 (0.82%) CentOS
17 11 (0.82%) Mac OS
17 11 (0.82%) Windows NT
18 8 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (14.15%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (11.69%) ITIL
3 133 (9.90%) MVC
4 105 (7.82%) CRM
5 92 (6.85%) Presales
6 88 (6.55%) Business Intelligence
6 88 (6.55%) Project Management
7 86 (6.40%) SDLC
8 76 (5.66%) Service Delivery
9 73 (5.44%) OO
10 62 (4.62%) Scrum
11 60 (4.47%) Validation
12 58 (4.32%) Migration
12 58 (4.32%) TDD
13 57 (4.24%) Analytics
14 55 (4.10%) Mentoring
15 54 (4.02%) ERP
16 51 (3.80%) Web Development
17 49 (3.65%) Change Control
18 48 (3.57%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 353 (26.28%) C#
2 350 (26.06%) SQL
3 206 (15.34%) JavaScript
4 81 (6.03%) PowerShell
5 63 (4.69%) Python
6 52 (3.87%) T-SQL
7 48 (3.57%) C++
8 37 (2.76%) Bash Shell
9 34 (2.53%) Java
10 32 (2.38%) TypeScript
11 26 (1.94%) VB.NET
12 22 (1.64%) C
13 17 (1.27%) ES6
14 15 (1.12%) Ruby
15 14 (1.04%) Perl
16 11 (0.82%) VBScript
17 8 (0.60%) ABAP
17 8 (0.60%) Apex Code
17 8 (0.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 8 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 180 (13.40%) Degree
2 163 (12.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 100 (7.45%) MCSE
4 89 (6.63%) Cisco Certification
5 85 (6.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 78 (5.81%) CCNA
7 65 (4.84%) MCSA
8 52 (3.87%) MCP
9 50 (3.72%) Security Cleared
10 47 (3.50%) MCITP
11 41 (3.05%) SC Cleared
12 40 (2.98%) ITIL Certification
13 37 (2.76%) CISSP
14 26 (1.94%) CISM
15 21 (1.56%) ISSAP
16 19 (1.41%) PMI Certification
17 16 (1.19%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
18 15 (1.12%) ISEB
18 15 (1.12%) ISTQB
19 14 (1.04%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (5.73%) SLA
2 53 (3.95%) QA
3 21 (1.56%) GAMP
4 12 (0.89%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.45%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.37%) ISO27002
8 4 (0.30%) ISO 14001
8 4 (0.30%) P3O
9 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.074%) CDISC
10 1 (0.074%) COBIT
10 1 (0.074%) HL7
10 1 (0.074%) ISO19770
10 1 (0.074%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.074%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 328 (24.42%) Active Directory
2 265 (19.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 135 (10.05%) Hyper-V
4 94 (7.00%) vSphere
5 37 (2.76%) vCloud
6 36 (2.68%) XenApp
7 32 (2.38%) Virtual Desktop
8 22 (1.64%) Firmware
8 22 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
9 20 (1.49%) VMware ESX
10 19 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
11 18 (1.34%) Terminal Services
12 16 (1.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 16 (1.19%) VMware Workstation
13 11 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
14 9 (0.67%) Samba
15 6 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
16 5 (0.37%) ProxySG
17 4 (0.30%) VirtualBox
17 4 (0.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 46 (3.43%) SCCM
2 21 (1.56%) Puppet
3 19 (1.41%) WSUS
4 17 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (1.19%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 14 (1.04%) SCOM
7 13 (0.97%) Backup Exec
8 11 (0.82%) Cisco CUCM
9 7 (0.52%) Nessus
9 7 (0.52%) Nmap
10 6 (0.45%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (0.37%) HP Data Protector
11 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
11 5 (0.37%) SCVMM
11 5 (0.37%) Tivoli
11 5 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 4 (0.30%) Ansible
12 4 (0.30%) DameWare
12 4 (0.30%) Perfmon
13 3 (0.22%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 347 (25.84%) VMware
2 196 (14.59%) Cisco
3 116 (8.64%) Oracle
4 99 (7.37%) Citrix
5 63 (4.69%) HP
6 49 (3.65%) IBM
7 44 (3.28%) Red Hat
8 34 (2.53%) Symantec
9 33 (2.46%) NetApp
10 28 (2.08%) SAP
11 24 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
12 21 (1.56%) Veeam
12 21 (1.56%) Veritas
13 20 (1.49%) Dell
14 17 (1.27%) Apple
14 17 (1.27%) CheckPoint
15 16 (1.19%) Huawei
16 15 (1.12%) EMC
17 14 (1.04%) Juniper
18 13 (0.97%) Avaya
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