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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 8 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 674 805 1137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.00% 15.78% 19.33%
As % of the Vendors category 30.55% 31.27% 37.90%
Number of salaries quoted 535 664 800
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,025 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +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
2206 2574 3000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 49.11% 50.45% 51.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1675 1878 2057
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 £32,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -1 232 £45,000 +12.50% 28
Bracknell 0 109 £40,000 +2.56% 11
Maidenhead -6 65 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Slough -5 61 £47,500 +5.55% 10
Newbury -8 32 £28,750 -23.33% 2
Wokingham -7 26 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Hungerford -10 6 £23,250 -39.61% 1
Windsor -13 5 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Thatcham -5 1 £47,500 +111.11% 2
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 612 (43.93%) MS Excel
2 546 (39.20%) Windows
3 410 (29.43%) VMware
4 393 (28.21%) SQL Server
5 387 (27.78%) SQL
6 365 (26.20%) Active Directory
7 309 (22.18%) .NET
8 290 (20.82%) C#
8 290 (20.82%) VMware Infrastructure
9 262 (18.81%) Windows Server
10 237 (17.01%) Cisco
11 228 (16.37%) MS Office
12 220 (15.79%) Finance
13 192 (13.78%) Degree
14 191 (13.71%) Linux
15 186 (13.35%) Microsoft Certification
16 180 (12.92%) JavaScript
17 171 (12.28%) ITIL
18 167 (11.99%) Office 365
19 164 (11.77%) HTML
20 162 (11.63%) ASP.NET
21 161 (11.56%) Agile Software Development
22 156 (11.20%) CSS
23 151 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
24 148 (10.62%) Windows Server 2012
25 144 (10.34%) MS Exchange
26 141 (10.12%) Windows Server 2008
27 140 (10.05%) Hyper-V
28 137 (9.83%) MVC
29 131 (9.40%) Firewall

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
1 144 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 125 (8.97%) IIS
3 102 (7.32%) SharePoint
4 67 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 67 (4.81%) Skype for Business
5 49 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 28 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2007
7 27 (1.94%) Apache
8 26 (1.87%) WebSphere
9 25 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
10 24 (1.72%) Tomcat
11 18 (1.29%) CMS
11 18 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
11 18 (1.29%) WebLogic
12 16 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
13 13 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
14 12 (0.86%) JBoss
15 8 (0.57%) Confluence
16 7 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (0.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 612 (43.93%) MS Excel
2 228 (16.37%) MS Office
3 54 (3.88%) MS Visio
4 49 (3.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 36 (2.58%) MS Project
6 7 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.43%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.36%) InDesign
9 4 (0.29%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.29%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.22%) RoboHelp
10 3 (0.22%) SOLIDWORKS
11 2 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.072%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.072%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 45 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
4 9 (0.65%) SAP CO
4 9 (0.65%) SAP FI
4 9 (0.65%) SAP FI/CO
5 8 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
8 3 (0.22%) Infor M3
8 3 (0.22%) Movex
9 2 (0.14%) CODA-Financials
10 1 (0.072%) BPCS
10 1 (0.072%) Markit EDM
10 1 (0.072%) SAP HR
10 1 (0.072%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 167 (11.99%) Office 365
2 110 (7.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (3.80%) IaaS
4 36 (2.58%) Cloud Computing
5 35 (2.51%) SaaS
6 31 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (1.01%) Yammer
8 10 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (0.65%) PaaS
10 7 (0.50%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.22%) Bluemix
11 3 (0.22%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.14%) AdWords
13 1 (0.072%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.072%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.072%) HP Helion
13 1 (0.072%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 131 (9.40%) Firewall
2 123 (8.83%) DNS
3 115 (8.26%) LAN
4 105 (7.54%) TCP/IP
5 104 (7.47%) SAN
6 99 (7.11%) WAN
7 86 (6.17%) DHCP
8 79 (5.67%) Internet
9 60 (4.31%) VPN
10 59 (4.24%) Wireless
11 50 (3.59%) Skype
12 43 (3.09%) LDAP
13 29 (2.08%) NAS
13 29 (2.08%) SMTP
14 25 (1.79%) Intranet
15 23 (1.65%) IP Telephony
15 23 (1.65%) Unified Communications
16 22 (1.58%) VoIP
17 21 (1.51%) FTP
17 21 (1.51%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 393 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 82 (5.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 69 (4.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 50 (3.59%) Relational Database
5 49 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 48 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
7 43 (3.09%) Oracle Database
8 41 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
9 39 (2.80%) SQL Server 2014
10 30 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 29 (2.08%) NoSQL
12 27 (1.94%) MS Access
13 26 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
14 24 (1.72%) MySQL
15 23 (1.65%) MongoDB
16 21 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
17 19 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
17 19 (1.36%) Redis
18 15 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
18 15 (1.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 70 (5.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (2.30%) Visual Studio
3 13 (0.93%) Jenkins
3 13 (0.93%) JIRA
4 11 (0.79%) Subversion
5 10 (0.72%) AQtime
5 10 (0.72%) MSI
5 10 (0.72%) WebLOAD
6 9 (0.65%) Selenium
6 9 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 8 (0.57%) Git (software)
8 5 (0.36%) gulp
8 5 (0.36%) Jasmine
8 5 (0.36%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (0.29%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.29%) JUnit
9 4 (0.29%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.22%) Dreamweaver
10 3 (0.22%) LoadRunner
10 3 (0.22%) TestComplete
General
1 220 (15.79%) Finance
2 110 (7.90%) Telecoms
3 40 (2.87%) Retail
4 32 (2.30%) Marketing
5 30 (2.15%) Manufacturing
6 28 (2.01%) Advertising
7 24 (1.72%) Legal
8 16 (1.15%) Banking
9 13 (0.93%) Billing
10 12 (0.86%) Games
11 11 (0.79%) German Language
12 9 (0.65%) Electronics
13 8 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.50%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.43%) Automotive
15 6 (0.43%) Publishing
16 3 (0.22%) Back Office
16 3 (0.22%) Interactive Media
17 2 (0.14%) Investment Banking
17 2 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 286 (20.53%) Developer
2 175 (12.56%) Analyst
3 150 (10.77%) Support Engineer
4 146 (10.48%) .NET Developer
5 124 (8.90%) Consultant
6 102 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 100 (7.18%) C# Developer
8 88 (6.32%) Architect
9 85 (6.10%) C# .NET Developer
10 72 (5.17%) Technical Support
11 70 (5.03%) Technical Engineer
12 66 (4.74%) IT Support
13 60 (4.31%) Support Analyst
14 57 (4.09%) Administrator
15 56 (4.02%) Junior
16 53 (3.80%) Technical Support Engineer
17 52 (3.73%) IT Engineer
18 51 (3.66%) Software Developer
19 41 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support
19 41 (2.94%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 309 (22.18%) .NET
2 164 (11.77%) HTML
3 162 (11.63%) ASP.NET
4 156 (11.20%) CSS
5 93 (6.68%) jQuery
6 84 (6.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 65 (4.67%) AngularJS
8 64 (4.59%) Web Services
9 47 (3.37%) HTML5
10 41 (2.94%) XML
11 39 (2.80%) WCF
12 38 (2.73%) .NET Framework
13 32 (2.30%) ASP.NET Web API
14 25 (1.79%) WPF
15 24 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 22 (1.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 20 (1.44%) Ajax
18 19 (1.36%) Entity Framework
19 17 (1.22%) CSS3
19 17 (1.22%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 151 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
2 102 (7.32%) Data Centre
3 89 (6.39%) Computer Science
4 44 (3.16%) Management Information System
5 42 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
6 41 (2.94%) Driving Licence
7 39 (2.80%) Clustering
8 34 (2.44%) Mobile App
8 34 (2.44%) Statistics
9 27 (1.94%) Replication
10 23 (1.65%) Mathematics
11 22 (1.58%) Cyber Attack
12 20 (1.44%) PKI
13 18 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
14 17 (1.22%) Social Media
15 16 (1.15%) Life Science
15 16 (1.15%) Virtual Team
16 15 (1.08%) Visualisation
17 14 (1.01%) Smartphone
18 13 (0.93%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 546 (39.20%) Windows
2 262 (18.81%) Windows Server
3 191 (13.71%) Linux
4 148 (10.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 141 (10.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 76 (5.46%) Unix
6 76 (5.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 74 (5.31%) Windows 7
8 52 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 39 (2.80%) Windows 8
10 38 (2.73%) Windows 10
11 28 (2.01%) Android
12 25 (1.79%) Windows XP
13 24 (1.72%) Apple iOS
14 18 (1.29%) CentOS
15 15 (1.08%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 14 (1.01%) Ubuntu
16 14 (1.01%) Windows NT
17 11 (0.79%) AIX
18 10 (0.72%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (12.28%) ITIL
2 161 (11.56%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (9.83%) MVC
4 117 (8.40%) CRM
5 99 (7.11%) Presales
6 92 (6.60%) Project Management
7 90 (6.46%) Business Intelligence
8 85 (6.10%) Service Delivery
9 70 (5.03%) Scrum
10 62 (4.45%) Migration
11 56 (4.02%) Change Control
12 54 (3.88%) SDLC
12 54 (3.88%) TDD
13 52 (3.73%) Software Engineering
14 50 (3.59%) OO
15 48 (3.45%) Information Security
15 48 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
16 47 (3.37%) Web Development
17 44 (3.16%) Stakeholder Management
18 43 (3.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 387 (27.78%) SQL
2 290 (20.82%) C#
3 180 (12.92%) JavaScript
4 98 (7.04%) PowerShell
5 73 (5.24%) T-SQL
6 49 (3.52%) Python
7 45 (3.23%) Java
8 40 (2.87%) C++
9 31 (2.23%) TypeScript
10 30 (2.15%) VB.NET
11 24 (1.72%) Bash Shell
12 20 (1.44%) PHP
13 18 (1.29%) Ruby
14 16 (1.15%) ES6
14 16 (1.15%) VBScript
15 15 (1.08%) VBA
16 14 (1.01%) Perl
17 10 (0.72%) ABAP
17 10 (0.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 9 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 192 (13.78%) Degree
2 186 (13.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 115 (8.26%) Cisco Certification
4 104 (7.47%) MCSE
5 90 (6.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 77 (5.53%) Security Cleared
7 76 (5.46%) CCNA
8 65 (4.67%) SC Cleared
9 59 (4.24%) MCSA
10 57 (4.09%) MCP
11 47 (3.37%) MCITP
12 35 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
13 34 (2.44%) CISSP
14 32 (2.30%) CCNP
15 23 (1.65%) PMI Certification
16 22 (1.58%) ISSAP
17 21 (1.51%) CISM
18 18 (1.29%) RHCA
19 16 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 16 (1.15%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (6.53%) SLA
2 57 (4.09%) QA
3 15 (1.08%) GAMP
4 9 (0.65%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.29%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.14%) HL7
7 2 (0.14%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.14%) ISO19770
8 1 (0.072%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.072%) COBIT
8 1 (0.072%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.072%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.072%) SDET
System Software
1 365 (26.20%) Active Directory
2 290 (20.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 140 (10.05%) Hyper-V
4 129 (9.26%) vSphere
5 51 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
5 51 (3.66%) XenApp
6 41 (2.94%) VMware ESX
7 29 (2.08%) Firmware
8 28 (2.01%) Virtual Desktop
9 26 (1.87%) vCloud
10 24 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
11 17 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
12 16 (1.15%) VMware Workstation
12 16 (1.15%) XenDesktop
13 11 (0.79%) Terminal Services
14 9 (0.65%) XenServer
15 8 (0.57%) Samba
15 8 (0.57%) Terminal Server
16 7 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 6 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 86 (6.17%) SCCM
2 32 (2.30%) SCOM
3 28 (2.01%) WSUS
4 19 (1.36%) Backup Exec
5 17 (1.22%) SCVMM
6 14 (1.01%) Puppet
7 13 (0.93%) Perfmon
8 10 (0.72%) EMC NetWorker
8 10 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
8 10 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (0.72%) SCDPM
9 9 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
9 9 (0.65%) HP Data Protector
9 9 (0.65%) Tivoli
9 9 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 8 (0.57%) Cisco UCCX
10 8 (0.57%) Nagios
11 7 (0.50%) Nessus
11 7 (0.50%) Nmap
11 7 (0.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 410 (29.43%) VMware
2 237 (17.01%) Cisco
3 131 (9.40%) Citrix
4 119 (8.54%) Oracle
5 70 (5.03%) HP
6 58 (4.16%) Red Hat
7 40 (2.87%) IBM
8 37 (2.66%) Symantec
9 35 (2.51%) SAP
10 33 (2.37%) Dell
11 27 (1.94%) EMC
11 27 (1.94%) NetApp
12 26 (1.87%) CheckPoint
13 24 (1.72%) Veeam
14 21 (1.51%) Avaya
15 19 (1.36%) Juniper
16 17 (1.22%) Apple
17 15 (1.08%) Polycom
18 14 (1.01%) Veritas
19 13 (0.93%) Google
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Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: 45,000-55,000
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: 40,000-50,000
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Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
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Salary: 32,000 - 45,000
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Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
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