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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 787 887 1106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.35% 16.45% 19.40%
As % of the Vendors category 31.53% 32.55% 39.10%
Number of salaries quoted 653 635 883
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
2496 2725 2829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.87% 50.53% 49.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2034 1980 2048
Median salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,625 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -7 288 £42,500 +10.38% 44
Bracknell +2 149 £44,000 +10.00% 16
Slough -3 71 £37,500 -16.66% 10
Wokingham +3 42 £37,500 +15.38% 6
Maidenhead +4 38 £36,500 -14.11% 9
Newbury -4 33 £32,500 -26.13% 12
Thatcham +2 19 £32,500 - 1
Windsor +9 13 £37,500 -4.45%
Ascot 0 2 £24,000 -33.33% 1
Crowthorne +1 1 £32,500 -56.66%
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 756 (45.38%) MS Excel
2 677 (40.64%) Windows
3 524 (31.45%) SQL Server
4 522 (31.33%) SQL
5 492 (29.53%) Active Directory
6 451 (27.07%) VMware
7 417 (25.03%) Windows Server
8 310 (18.61%) .NET
9 283 (16.99%) Cisco
10 282 (16.93%) C#
11 266 (15.97%) Degree
12 258 (15.49%) VMware Infrastructure
13 254 (15.25%) Firewall
14 237 (14.23%) Finance
14 237 (14.23%) MS Exchange
15 234 (14.05%) MS Office
16 233 (13.99%) Windows Server 2012
17 228 (13.69%) Microsoft Certification
18 204 (12.24%) ITIL
19 196 (11.76%) LAN
20 194 (11.64%) WAN
20 194 (11.64%) Windows Server 2008
21 192 (11.52%) Agile Software Development
22 182 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
23 178 (10.68%) Linux
24 175 (10.50%) HTML
25 164 (9.84%) JavaScript
26 163 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
27 162 (9.72%) CSS
28 156 (9.36%) ASP.NET

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
1 237 (14.23%) MS Exchange
2 136 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 128 (7.68%) IIS
4 106 (6.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 97 (5.82%) SharePoint
6 78 (4.68%) Skype for Business
7 34 (2.04%) Tomcat
8 33 (1.98%) Apache
9 31 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2003
10 25 (1.50%) CMS
11 24 (1.44%) WebLogic
11 24 (1.44%) WebSphere
12 21 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
13 18 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
13 18 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
14 14 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
15 12 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
16 11 (0.66%) Confluence
17 10 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 9 (0.54%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 756 (45.38%) MS Excel
2 234 (14.05%) MS Office
3 44 (2.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 40 (2.40%) MS Visio
5 22 (1.32%) MS Project
6 13 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (0.48%) RoboHelp
8 6 (0.36%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.30%) InDesign
10 3 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.12%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.060%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.060%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.060%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 65 (3.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 55 (3.30%) Dynamics AX
3 36 (2.16%) Dynamics NAV
4 13 (0.78%) SAP HR
4 13 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 13 (0.78%) SAP Payroll
5 10 (0.60%) Unit4 Business World
6 4 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
6 4 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.24%) SAP Business One
7 3 (0.18%) HFM
7 3 (0.18%) Hyperion Planning
8 2 (0.12%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.060%) Changepoint
9 1 (0.060%) Infor CRM
9 1 (0.060%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.060%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.060%) Primavera
9 1 (0.060%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.060%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 156 (9.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 140 (8.40%) Office 365
3 74 (4.44%) SaaS
4 54 (3.24%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (1.08%) IaaS
6 16 (0.96%) Yammer
7 12 (0.72%) Google Apps
8 7 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.24%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.24%) OneDrive
10 4 (0.24%) PaaS
11 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 2 (0.12%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.060%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 254 (15.25%) Firewall
2 196 (11.76%) LAN
3 194 (11.64%) WAN
4 147 (8.82%) DNS
5 117 (7.02%) TCP/IP
6 115 (6.90%) SAN
7 86 (5.16%) DHCP
8 71 (4.26%) Internet
8 71 (4.26%) VPN
9 52 (3.12%) Skype
10 46 (2.76%) Wireless
11 42 (2.52%) NAS
12 37 (2.22%) Unified Communications
13 35 (2.10%) Cisco ASA
14 33 (1.98%) SMTP
15 29 (1.74%) MPLS
16 27 (1.62%) iSCSI
17 24 (1.44%) VoIP
18 22 (1.32%) LDAP
19 19 (1.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 524 (31.45%) SQL Server
2 146 (8.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 125 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 86 (5.16%) Data Warehouse
5 83 (4.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 71 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 58 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 56 (3.36%) Relational Database
9 48 (2.88%) SQL Server 2014
10 47 (2.82%) MS Access
11 40 (2.40%) MySQL
12 36 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
13 33 (1.98%) Big Data
14 29 (1.74%) NoSQL
15 23 (1.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 23 (1.38%) Oracle Database
16 22 (1.32%) MongoDB
17 18 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
18 17 (1.02%) RDBMS
19 15 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 87 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 63 (3.78%) Visual Studio
3 25 (1.50%) JIRA
4 14 (0.84%) WebLOAD
5 13 (0.78%) AQtime
6 12 (0.72%) Jenkins
6 12 (0.72%) Toad
7 9 (0.54%) Git (software)
8 6 (0.36%) Subversion
8 6 (0.36%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.30%) gulp
9 5 (0.30%) Jasmine
9 5 (0.30%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (0.24%) Android Studio
10 4 (0.24%) ClearCase
11 3 (0.18%) Axure RP
11 3 (0.18%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.18%) Dreamweaver
11 3 (0.18%) MorphX
11 3 (0.18%) SpecFlow
General
1 237 (14.23%) Finance
2 98 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 53 (3.18%) Retail
4 45 (2.70%) Marketing
5 38 (2.28%) Advertising
6 28 (1.68%) Manufacturing
7 25 (1.50%) Legal
8 24 (1.44%) German Language
9 19 (1.14%) Publishing
10 16 (0.96%) Banking
11 15 (0.90%) Automotive
11 15 (0.90%) Electronics
11 15 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
12 13 (0.78%) Billing
13 8 (0.48%) Law
14 6 (0.36%) French Language
14 6 (0.36%) Local Government
15 5 (0.30%) Games
16 4 (0.24%) Back Office
17 3 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 321 (19.27%) Developer
2 217 (13.03%) Analyst
3 188 (11.28%) Support Engineer
4 149 (8.94%) Architect
5 147 (8.82%) Consultant
6 112 (6.72%) .NET Developer
7 104 (6.24%) C# Developer
8 93 (5.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 92 (5.52%) Technical Support
10 82 (4.92%) Support Analyst
11 81 (4.86%) Technical Engineer
12 74 (4.44%) IT Support
13 73 (4.38%) Technical Support Engineer
14 68 (4.08%) VMware Engineer
15 67 (4.02%) C# .NET Developer
15 67 (4.02%) IT Engineer
16 65 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
17 64 (3.84%) Administrator
18 58 (3.48%) Junior
19 52 (3.12%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 310 (18.61%) .NET
2 175 (10.50%) HTML
3 162 (9.72%) CSS
4 156 (9.36%) ASP.NET
5 94 (5.64%) Web Services
6 77 (4.62%) jQuery
7 72 (4.32%) XML
8 53 (3.18%) Ajax
9 51 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC
10 46 (2.76%) HTML5
11 43 (2.58%) WCF
12 42 (2.52%) Middleware
13 33 (1.98%) AngularJS
14 32 (1.92%) CSS3
14 32 (1.92%) MDX
15 28 (1.68%) JSON
15 28 (1.68%) SOAP
16 26 (1.56%) .NET Framework
16 26 (1.56%) WPF
17 25 (1.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 182 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
2 130 (7.80%) Data Centre
3 109 (6.54%) Computer Science
4 52 (3.12%) Management Information System
5 50 (3.00%) Clustering
6 44 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
6 44 (2.64%) Mobile App
7 34 (2.04%) Driving Licence
8 29 (1.74%) User Experience
9 26 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
10 24 (1.44%) Mathematics
10 24 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
11 23 (1.38%) Smart Meter
12 20 (1.20%) Microsoft Licensing
13 19 (1.14%) Data Integration
13 19 (1.14%) NHS
13 19 (1.14%) Replication
14 18 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
14 18 (1.08%) Visualisation
15 17 (1.02%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 677 (40.64%) Windows
2 417 (25.03%) Windows Server
3 233 (13.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 194 (11.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 178 (10.68%) Linux
6 99 (5.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 86 (5.16%) Windows 7
8 62 (3.72%) Unix
9 50 (3.00%) Android
10 35 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 33 (1.98%) Windows 8
12 29 (1.74%) Windows 10
13 27 (1.62%) Apple iOS
13 27 (1.62%) Windows XP
14 24 (1.44%) Windows NT
15 21 (1.26%) Mac OS X
15 21 (1.26%) Windows 2000
16 15 (0.90%) CentOS
17 11 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
18 9 (0.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (12.24%) ITIL
2 192 (11.52%) Agile Software Development
3 163 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
4 134 (8.04%) Presales
5 110 (6.60%) CRM
6 103 (6.18%) Project Management
7 97 (5.82%) MVC
8 88 (5.28%) Scrum
9 82 (4.92%) Migration
10 80 (4.80%) Software Engineering
11 76 (4.56%) Service Delivery
12 71 (4.26%) Web Development
13 67 (4.02%) ERP
13 67 (4.02%) ETL
14 65 (3.90%) TDD
15 62 (3.72%) SDLC
16 59 (3.54%) Information Security
17 57 (3.42%) Disaster Recovery
17 57 (3.42%) Mentoring
18 50 (3.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 522 (31.33%) SQL
2 282 (16.93%) C#
3 164 (9.84%) JavaScript
4 127 (7.62%) T-SQL
5 69 (4.14%) Java
6 65 (3.90%) PowerShell
7 51 (3.06%) C++
8 43 (2.58%) VB.NET
9 23 (1.38%) Ruby
10 21 (1.26%) C
11 15 (0.90%) PHP
11 15 (0.90%) PL/SQL
11 15 (0.90%) Python
11 15 (0.90%) VBScript
12 14 (0.84%) Perl
12 14 (0.84%) Shell Script
13 12 (0.72%) VB
14 9 (0.54%) XAML
15 8 (0.48%) VBA
16 7 (0.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 266 (15.97%) Degree
2 228 (13.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 112 (6.72%) MCSE
4 106 (6.36%) Cisco Certification
5 62 (3.72%) Security Cleared
6 51 (3.06%) SC Cleared
7 43 (2.58%) MCITP
8 40 (2.40%) CCNP
9 39 (2.34%) CCNA
10 36 (2.16%) MCP
10 36 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 31 (1.86%) MCSA
12 22 (1.32%) PMI Certification
13 21 (1.26%) MCSD
13 21 (1.26%) MOS
14 18 (1.08%) CISSP
14 18 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
15 14 (0.84%) CCNP Voice
16 13 (0.78%) A+ Certification
16 13 (0.78%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (5.82%) SLA
2 64 (3.84%) QA
3 24 (1.44%) Data Quality
4 14 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.30%) GAMP
7 4 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.18%) SEPA
9 1 (0.060%) DICOM
9 1 (0.060%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.060%) HL7
9 1 (0.060%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.060%) ISO19770
9 1 (0.060%) SAS 70
9 1 (0.060%) SDET
System Software
1 492 (29.53%) Active Directory
2 258 (15.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 154 (9.24%) Hyper-V
4 105 (6.30%) VMware ESXi
5 79 (4.74%) vSphere
6 76 (4.56%) VMware ESX
7 35 (2.10%) XenApp
8 25 (1.50%) XenDesktop
9 19 (1.14%) Samba
10 18 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
11 15 (0.90%) vCloud
12 12 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
13 11 (0.66%) Terminal Services
14 10 (0.60%) ISA Server
15 9 (0.54%) Terminal Server
16 6 (0.36%) Firmware
17 5 (0.30%) Squid
18 4 (0.24%) NetIQ eDirectory
18 4 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
18 4 (0.24%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 110 (6.60%) SCCM
2 55 (3.30%) SCOM
3 37 (2.22%) SCVMM
4 33 (1.98%) Backup Exec
5 25 (1.50%) Puppet
6 15 (0.90%) WSUS
7 14 (0.84%) Perfmon
8 13 (0.78%) Cacti
9 12 (0.72%) SCDPM
9 12 (0.72%) Windows Intune
10 11 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
10 11 (0.66%) Cisco UCCX
11 10 (0.60%) SCSM
11 10 (0.60%) vRealize
12 9 (0.54%) NetBackup
13 8 (0.48%) Nagios
14 7 (0.42%) Simpana
14 7 (0.42%) XenMobile
15 6 (0.36%) Cisco UCCE
15 6 (0.36%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 451 (27.07%) VMware
2 283 (16.99%) Cisco
3 148 (8.88%) Oracle
4 123 (7.38%) Citrix
5 116 (6.96%) HP
6 71 (4.26%) Dell
7 63 (3.78%) SAP
8 57 (3.42%) IBM
9 52 (3.12%) Red Hat
10 45 (2.70%) EMC
10 45 (2.70%) NetApp
11 37 (2.22%) CheckPoint
12 35 (2.10%) Symantec
13 34 (2.04%) Juniper
14 30 (1.80%) Google
15 27 (1.62%) Avaya
16 26 (1.56%) Apple
17 25 (1.50%) Adobe
18 23 (1.38%) Veeam
19 21 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £57500 - £67500 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Training
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RDK Consulting
Salary: Up to £65K
Posted: 16 hours ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus & Car Allowance
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Speech-Soft
Salary: Competitive Salary Offered
Posted: Yesterday
Theale, Berkshire
Jiyu Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £70000.00 - £800000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Seqirus
Salary: salary depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Employ Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits + parking
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pertemps Managed Services
Salary: £9.35 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum 10% Bonus, Pension, Gym, Life Assurance, Flexi
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £36000.00 per annum + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + 5K Car allow + Excellent and achievable bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum pension, life assurance, healthcare,
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Somerset
Dynamic Nation
Posted: 6 days ago