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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 727 834 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.15% 16.17% 18.56%
As % of the Vendors category 32.76% 31.34% 37.40%
Number of salaries quoted 583 643 789
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,341 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
2219 2661 2805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 49.30% 51.60% 49.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1752 1916 1986
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -2 242 £45,000 +21.62% 25
Bracknell 0 140 £42,500 +6.02% 4
Slough -8 65 £45,000 -3.22% 5
Maidenhead +5 54 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Wokingham -2 44 £40,000 +23.07% 5
Newbury +2 30 £31,500 -37.00% 4
Thatcham +2 17 £37,000 - 1
Windsor +2 12 £37,500 +36.36%
Hungerford -3 5 £23,250 +5.68%
Ascot +5 2 £24,000 -35.13%
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 703 (45.30%) MS Excel
2 620 (39.95%) Windows
3 449 (28.93%) SQL
4 445 (28.67%) SQL Server
5 429 (27.64%) Active Directory
6 410 (26.42%) VMware
7 345 (22.23%) Windows Server
8 304 (19.59%) .NET
9 275 (17.72%) C#
10 255 (16.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 252 (16.24%) Cisco
12 245 (15.79%) MS Office
13 232 (14.95%) Degree
14 221 (14.24%) Finance
15 204 (13.14%) Microsoft Certification
16 186 (11.98%) Windows Server 2012
17 185 (11.92%) MS Exchange
18 181 (11.66%) ITIL
19 179 (11.53%) Firewall
20 176 (11.34%) JavaScript
21 172 (11.08%) HTML
22 170 (10.95%) Agile Software Development
23 167 (10.76%) ASP.NET
24 164 (10.57%) CSS
25 161 (10.37%) Windows Server 2008
25 161 (10.37%) Office 365
26 157 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
27 155 (9.99%) Linux
28 146 (9.41%) Microsoft Azure
29 136 (8.76%) DNS

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
1 185 (11.92%) MS Exchange
2 121 (7.80%) IIS
3 109 (7.02%) SharePoint
4 90 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 78 (5.03%) Skype for Business
6 69 (4.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 26 (1.68%) Apache
8 24 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
8 24 (1.55%) Tomcat
9 23 (1.48%) CMS
9 23 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
9 23 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2003
9 23 (1.48%) WebSphere
10 20 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
11 19 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
12 15 (0.97%) WebLogic
13 11 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
13 11 (0.71%) Confluence
14 10 (0.64%) Umbraco
15 9 (0.58%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 703 (45.30%) MS Excel
2 245 (15.79%) MS Office
3 52 (3.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 42 (2.71%) MS Visio
5 36 (2.32%) MS Project
6 9 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (0.52%) RoboHelp
8 6 (0.39%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.32%) InDesign
10 4 (0.26%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.064%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.064%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.064%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 56 (3.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (1.93%) Dynamics AX
3 27 (1.74%) Dynamics NAV
4 12 (0.77%) SAP HR
4 12 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 12 (0.77%) SAP Payroll
5 9 (0.58%) Unit4 Business World
6 8 (0.52%) Dynamics GP
7 4 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.26%) SAP CO
7 4 (0.26%) SAP FI
7 4 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.19%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.064%) Changepoint
9 1 (0.064%) CODA-Financials
9 1 (0.064%) Infor CRM
9 1 (0.064%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.064%) Primavera
9 1 (0.064%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.064%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 161 (10.37%) Office 365
2 146 (9.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (3.74%) SaaS
4 38 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
5 30 (1.93%) IaaS
6 15 (0.97%) Yammer
7 11 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (0.52%) Google Apps
10 5 (0.32%) PaaS
11 4 (0.26%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 1 (0.064%) AdWords
13 1 (0.064%) Bluemix
13 1 (0.064%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 179 (11.53%) Firewall
2 136 (8.76%) DNS
3 130 (8.38%) LAN
4 122 (7.86%) WAN
5 106 (6.83%) SAN
6 100 (6.44%) TCP/IP
7 98 (6.31%) DHCP
8 70 (4.51%) Internet
9 60 (3.87%) VPN
10 56 (3.61%) Skype
11 48 (3.09%) Wireless
12 36 (2.32%) NAS
13 33 (2.13%) Unified Communications
14 28 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
15 25 (1.61%) LDAP
16 24 (1.55%) iSCSI
16 24 (1.55%) MPLS
17 23 (1.48%) SMTP
18 21 (1.35%) PSTN
18 21 (1.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 445 (28.67%) SQL Server
2 107 (6.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 84 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 61 (3.93%) Data Warehouse
5 55 (3.54%) Relational Database
6 53 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 50 (3.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 44 (2.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 42 (2.71%) MS Access
9 42 (2.71%) SQL Server 2014
10 33 (2.13%) NoSQL
11 30 (1.93%) MySQL
11 30 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
12 29 (1.87%) Big Data
13 27 (1.74%) Oracle Database
14 24 (1.55%) MongoDB
15 18 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
15 18 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
16 16 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
17 15 (0.97%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 73 (4.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 47 (3.03%) Visual Studio
3 20 (1.29%) JIRA
4 15 (0.97%) Jenkins
5 14 (0.90%) WebLOAD
6 13 (0.84%) AQtime
7 11 (0.71%) Git (software)
7 11 (0.71%) Subversion
8 7 (0.45%) MSI
9 5 (0.32%) gulp
9 5 (0.32%) Jasmine
9 5 (0.32%) Karma Test Runner
9 5 (0.32%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (0.26%) ClearCase
10 4 (0.26%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.26%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.26%) Toad
11 3 (0.19%) Dreamweaver
11 3 (0.19%) JUnit
General
1 221 (14.24%) Finance
2 99 (6.38%) Telecoms
3 53 (3.41%) Retail
4 34 (2.19%) Manufacturing
5 33 (2.13%) Marketing
6 31 (2.00%) Advertising
7 23 (1.48%) Legal
8 19 (1.22%) Billing
8 19 (1.22%) German Language
9 15 (0.97%) Banking
10 13 (0.84%) Electronics
11 11 (0.71%) Automotive
11 11 (0.71%) Games
12 10 (0.64%) Publishing
13 9 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.32%) Law
14 5 (0.32%) Local Government
15 4 (0.26%) French Language
16 3 (0.19%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.19%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 295 (19.01%) Developer
2 208 (13.40%) Analyst
3 182 (11.73%) Support Engineer
4 145 (9.34%) Consultant
5 122 (7.86%) Architect
6 120 (7.73%) .NET Developer
7 97 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 95 (6.12%) C# Developer
9 83 (5.35%) Support Analyst
10 82 (5.28%) Technical Support
11 74 (4.77%) Technical Engineer
12 71 (4.57%) IT Support
13 67 (4.32%) C# .NET Developer
14 66 (4.25%) IT Engineer
15 63 (4.06%) Technical Support Engineer
16 59 (3.80%) Junior
17 56 (3.61%) VMware Engineer
18 54 (3.48%) Administrator
19 51 (3.29%) 2nd Line Support
19 51 (3.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 304 (19.59%) .NET
2 172 (11.08%) HTML
3 167 (10.76%) ASP.NET
4 164 (10.57%) CSS
5 91 (5.86%) jQuery
6 78 (5.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 72 (4.64%) Web Services
8 60 (3.87%) XML
9 45 (2.90%) AngularJS
10 44 (2.84%) HTML5
11 41 (2.64%) WCF
12 39 (2.51%) .NET Framework
13 38 (2.45%) Ajax
14 31 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
15 26 (1.68%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 24 (1.55%) JSON
17 22 (1.42%) CSS3
18 21 (1.35%) COM
18 21 (1.35%) Entity Framework
19 20 (1.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 157 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 96 (6.19%) Data Centre
4 53 (3.41%) Management Information System
5 44 (2.84%) Clustering
6 42 (2.71%) Driving Licence
7 38 (2.45%) Mobile App
8 30 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
9 26 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
10 24 (1.55%) Mathematics
11 22 (1.42%) Smartphone
11 22 (1.42%) User Experience
12 20 (1.29%) Replication
12 20 (1.29%) Virtual Team
13 19 (1.22%) PKI
13 19 (1.22%) Smart Meter
14 17 (1.10%) Microsoft Licensing
15 16 (1.03%) Statistics
16 15 (0.97%) PMI
17 14 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 620 (39.95%) Windows
2 345 (22.23%) Windows Server
3 186 (11.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 161 (10.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 155 (9.99%) Linux
6 84 (5.41%) Windows 7
7 74 (4.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 67 (4.32%) Unix
9 40 (2.58%) Android
10 39 (2.51%) Windows 8
11 35 (2.26%) Windows 10
12 30 (1.93%) Apple iOS
13 27 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 27 (1.74%) Windows XP
14 25 (1.61%) Windows NT
15 21 (1.35%) Windows 2000
16 18 (1.16%) CentOS
17 16 (1.03%) Mac OS X
18 11 (0.71%) Ubuntu
19 10 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (11.66%) ITIL
2 170 (10.95%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (8.12%) MVC
4 122 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
5 116 (7.47%) CRM
6 110 (7.09%) Presales
7 97 (6.25%) Project Management
8 87 (5.61%) Service Delivery
9 69 (4.45%) Migration
9 69 (4.45%) Scrum
10 68 (4.38%) SDLC
11 59 (3.80%) Web Development
12 55 (3.54%) Information Security
13 54 (3.48%) ERP
14 53 (3.41%) Disaster Recovery
15 51 (3.29%) TDD
16 50 (3.22%) OO
16 50 (3.22%) Performance Tuning
17 48 (3.09%) Software Engineering
18 46 (2.96%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 449 (28.93%) SQL
2 275 (17.72%) C#
3 176 (11.34%) JavaScript
4 94 (6.06%) T-SQL
5 79 (5.09%) PowerShell
6 43 (2.77%) Java
6 43 (2.77%) VB.NET
7 42 (2.71%) C++
8 34 (2.19%) Python
9 20 (1.29%) Ruby
9 20 (1.29%) TypeScript
10 19 (1.22%) PHP
11 16 (1.03%) VBScript
12 14 (0.90%) VBA
13 13 (0.84%) VB
14 11 (0.71%) Bash Shell
14 11 (0.71%) Perl
15 9 (0.58%) ES6
16 8 (0.52%) Shell Script
17 7 (0.45%) C
Qualifications
1 232 (14.95%) Degree
2 204 (13.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 99 (6.38%) MCSE
4 97 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 80 (5.15%) Security Cleared
6 65 (4.19%) SC Cleared
7 52 (3.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 49 (3.16%) CCNA
9 46 (2.96%) MCITP
10 39 (2.51%) MCP
11 38 (2.45%) CCNP
12 36 (2.32%) MCSA
13 26 (1.68%) PMI Certification
14 25 (1.61%) CISSP
15 22 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
16 14 (0.90%) CCNP Voice
17 13 (0.84%) DBS Check
17 13 (0.84%) MOS
17 13 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 12 (0.77%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (5.99%) SLA
2 61 (3.93%) QA
3 22 (1.42%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
5 10 (0.64%) GAMP
6 4 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.13%) ISO19770
7 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.064%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.064%) HL7
8 1 (0.064%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.064%) SAS 70
8 1 (0.064%) SDET
System Software
1 429 (27.64%) Active Directory
2 255 (16.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 135 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 94 (6.06%) vSphere
5 76 (4.90%) VMware ESXi
6 60 (3.87%) VMware ESX
7 44 (2.84%) XenApp
8 24 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
9 23 (1.48%) XenDesktop
10 19 (1.22%) Firmware
11 17 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
12 15 (0.97%) Samba
12 15 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
13 12 (0.77%) Terminal Server
13 12 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
14 10 (0.64%) Terminal Services
15 6 (0.39%) ISA Server
15 6 (0.39%) vCloud
15 6 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
15 6 (0.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 107 (6.89%) SCCM
2 49 (3.16%) SCOM
3 28 (1.80%) SCVMM
4 24 (1.55%) Backup Exec
5 23 (1.48%) WSUS
6 20 (1.29%) Microsoft Clustering
7 19 (1.22%) Puppet
8 14 (0.90%) Perfmon
9 13 (0.84%) SCDPM
10 11 (0.71%) HP Data Protector
11 10 (0.64%) EMC NetWorker
12 9 (0.58%) SCSM
13 8 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
13 8 (0.52%) Cisco UCCX
13 8 (0.52%) Nagios
13 8 (0.52%) NetBackup
13 8 (0.52%) Tivoli
13 8 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 6 (0.39%) Legato
14 6 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 410 (26.42%) VMware
2 252 (16.24%) Cisco
3 135 (8.70%) Citrix
4 113 (7.28%) Oracle
5 103 (6.64%) HP
6 61 (3.93%) Dell
7 54 (3.48%) SAP
8 53 (3.41%) IBM
9 49 (3.16%) Red Hat
10 42 (2.71%) EMC
11 33 (2.13%) NetApp
12 32 (2.06%) Symantec
13 31 (2.00%) CheckPoint
14 25 (1.61%) Juniper
15 24 (1.55%) Apple
16 22 (1.42%) Avaya
17 21 (1.35%) Adobe
17 21 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
18 20 (1.29%) Polycom
19 19 (1.22%) Veeam
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum bonus (10%) + pension + health
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive salary package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus, Pension etc...
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension.
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £32500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £75000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum Plus Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday, Pension, MS Certs
Posted: 2 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Seven Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Salary: £60,000 per annum Plus annual bonus, car, pension, health and more
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £43.28 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £26,000 to £29,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
V2
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus a huge uncapped bonus and benef
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago