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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 715 803 1026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.14% 16.05% 18.57%
As % of the Vendors category 32.72% 31.25% 37.61%
Number of salaries quoted 552 637 719
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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
2185 2570 2728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 49.31% 51.37% 49.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1679 1851 1888
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 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,990 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +4.97%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 0 249 £45,000 +12.50% 36
Bracknell 0 123 £42,500 +5.79% 4
Maidenhead -1 65 £45,000 - 1
Slough -7 60 £52,500 +10.52% 11
Wokingham +3 39 £42,500 +19.71% 2
Newbury -2 33 £27,000 -32.50% 5
Windsor -10 12 £37,500 -16.66%
Thatcham +1 8 £32,500 -
Hungerford -14 6 £23,250 -39.61%
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 674 (44.55%) MS Excel
2 607 (40.12%) Windows
3 429 (28.35%) SQL
4 418 (27.63%) SQL Server
5 413 (27.30%) Active Directory
5 413 (27.30%) VMware
6 313 (20.69%) .NET
7 308 (20.36%) Windows Server
8 282 (18.64%) C#
9 274 (18.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 262 (17.32%) MS Office
11 248 (16.39%) Cisco
12 237 (15.66%) Degree
13 233 (15.40%) Finance
14 193 (12.76%) Microsoft Certification
15 178 (11.76%) ITIL
16 177 (11.70%) Office 365
17 175 (11.57%) JavaScript
18 173 (11.43%) Linux
19 172 (11.37%) Windows Server 2012
20 169 (11.17%) Agile Software Development
21 166 (10.97%) ASP.NET
21 166 (10.97%) HTML
22 164 (10.84%) MS Exchange
23 163 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008
24 160 (10.58%) CSS
25 155 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
26 154 (10.18%) Firewall
27 143 (9.45%) Citrix
28 135 (8.92%) MVC

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
1 164 (10.84%) MS Exchange
2 124 (8.20%) IIS
3 113 (7.47%) SharePoint
4 82 (5.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 75 (4.96%) Skype for Business
6 62 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 29 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
8 25 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
9 22 (1.45%) CMS
10 21 (1.39%) Apache
10 21 (1.39%) WebSphere
11 20 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
12 19 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2003
12 19 (1.26%) Tomcat
13 18 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
14 13 (0.86%) Confluence
14 13 (0.86%) WebLogic
15 9 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 9 (0.59%) JBoss
15 9 (0.59%) Umbraco
Applications
1 674 (44.55%) MS Excel
2 262 (17.32%) MS Office
3 57 (3.77%) MS Visio
4 51 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 40 (2.64%) MS Project
6 7 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.40%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.33%) InDesign
8 5 (0.33%) RoboHelp
9 4 (0.26%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.066%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.066%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.066%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.066%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 52 (3.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
3 21 (1.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
4 10 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (0.59%) SAP HR
5 9 (0.59%) SAP Payroll
6 8 (0.53%) Dynamics GP
6 8 (0.53%) SAP CO
6 8 (0.53%) SAP FI
6 8 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.13%) CODA-Financials
9 1 (0.066%) BPCS
9 1 (0.066%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.066%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 177 (11.70%) Office 365
2 127 (8.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (2.91%) IaaS
4 43 (2.84%) SaaS
5 34 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
6 21 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (1.12%) Yammer
8 11 (0.73%) OneDrive
9 10 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
10 8 (0.53%) PaaS
11 4 (0.26%) Google Apps
12 3 (0.20%) Bluemix
13 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 2 (0.13%) AdWords
14 1 (0.066%) Google Analytics
14 1 (0.066%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 154 (10.18%) Firewall
2 133 (8.79%) DNS
3 122 (8.06%) LAN
4 110 (7.27%) SAN
5 108 (7.14%) WAN
6 102 (6.74%) TCP/IP
7 100 (6.61%) DHCP
8 76 (5.02%) Internet
9 60 (3.97%) VPN
10 55 (3.64%) Skype
11 51 (3.37%) Wireless
12 38 (2.51%) NAS
13 34 (2.25%) LDAP
14 26 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
14 26 (1.72%) Unified Communications
15 25 (1.65%) SMTP
15 25 (1.65%) VoIP
16 24 (1.59%) iSCSI
17 22 (1.45%) Intranet
18 21 (1.39%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 418 (27.63%) SQL Server
2 96 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 77 (5.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 49 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
5 48 (3.17%) Relational Database
6 47 (3.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 46 (3.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 39 (2.58%) SQL Server 2014
9 36 (2.38%) MS Access
9 36 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 35 (2.31%) Oracle Database
11 30 (1.98%) NoSQL
12 27 (1.78%) BusinessObjects
12 27 (1.78%) MySQL
12 27 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
13 25 (1.65%) MongoDB
14 20 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
15 19 (1.26%) Big Data
16 18 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
17 16 (1.06%) Redis
Development Applications
1 67 (4.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 39 (2.58%) Visual Studio
3 23 (1.52%) JIRA
4 17 (1.12%) Jenkins
5 13 (0.86%) AQtime
5 13 (0.86%) Subversion
5 13 (0.86%) WebLOAD
6 12 (0.79%) Git (software)
7 10 (0.66%) MSI
8 7 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (0.33%) gulp
9 5 (0.33%) Jasmine
9 5 (0.33%) Karma Test Runner
9 5 (0.33%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.26%) ClearCase
10 4 (0.26%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.26%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.20%) Axure RP
11 3 (0.20%) Dreamweaver
11 3 (0.20%) JUnit
General
1 233 (15.40%) Finance
2 112 (7.40%) Telecoms
3 49 (3.24%) Retail
4 38 (2.51%) Marketing
5 35 (2.31%) Manufacturing
6 29 (1.92%) Advertising
7 22 (1.45%) Legal
8 19 (1.26%) Banking
9 15 (0.99%) German Language
10 14 (0.93%) Billing
11 13 (0.86%) Electronics
12 11 (0.73%) Games
13 7 (0.46%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.46%) Publishing
14 6 (0.40%) Automotive
14 6 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.20%) Interactive Media
15 3 (0.20%) Law
16 2 (0.13%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 290 (19.17%) Developer
2 216 (14.28%) Analyst
3 167 (11.04%) Support Engineer
4 139 (9.19%) Consultant
5 137 (9.05%) .NET Developer
6 111 (7.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 102 (6.74%) C# Developer
8 99 (6.54%) Architect
9 82 (5.42%) C# .NET Developer
9 82 (5.42%) Technical Support
10 80 (5.29%) Support Analyst
11 74 (4.89%) Technical Engineer
12 72 (4.76%) IT Support
13 60 (3.97%) IT Engineer
13 60 (3.97%) Technical Support Engineer
14 59 (3.90%) Administrator
15 58 (3.83%) Junior
16 51 (3.37%) VMware Engineer
17 50 (3.30%) Software Developer
18 48 (3.17%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (20.69%) .NET
2 166 (10.97%) ASP.NET
2 166 (10.97%) HTML
3 160 (10.58%) CSS
4 97 (6.41%) jQuery
5 87 (5.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 74 (4.89%) Web Services
7 56 (3.70%) AngularJS
8 47 (3.11%) HTML5
8 47 (3.11%) XML
9 41 (2.71%) .NET Framework
9 41 (2.71%) WCF
10 34 (2.25%) ASP.NET Web API
11 26 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 24 (1.59%) Ajax
12 24 (1.59%) Entity Framework
13 21 (1.39%) CSS3
14 18 (1.19%) MDX
15 17 (1.12%) WPF
16 16 (1.06%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 155 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (6.68%) Data Centre
3 100 (6.61%) Computer Science
4 50 (3.30%) Management Information System
5 44 (2.91%) Clustering
5 44 (2.91%) Driving Licence
6 42 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
7 40 (2.64%) Mobile App
8 26 (1.72%) Replication
9 24 (1.59%) Mathematics
9 24 (1.59%) Statistics
10 22 (1.45%) Smartphone
11 20 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
12 16 (1.06%) Life Science
12 16 (1.06%) PKI
12 16 (1.06%) Virtual Team
13 15 (0.99%) PMI
14 14 (0.93%) Cyber Attack
14 14 (0.93%) iPad
14 14 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 607 (40.12%) Windows
2 308 (20.36%) Windows Server
3 173 (11.43%) Linux
4 172 (11.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 163 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 90 (5.95%) Windows 7
7 83 (5.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 74 (4.89%) Unix
9 46 (3.04%) Windows 8
10 42 (2.78%) Windows 10
11 37 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 35 (2.31%) Android
13 29 (1.92%) Windows XP
14 28 (1.85%) Apple iOS
15 23 (1.52%) Windows NT
16 19 (1.26%) Windows 2000
17 15 (0.99%) CentOS
18 13 (0.86%) Ubuntu
19 12 (0.79%) Mac OS X
20 11 (0.73%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (11.76%) ITIL
2 169 (11.17%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (8.92%) MVC
4 120 (7.93%) CRM
5 103 (6.81%) Presales
6 97 (6.41%) Project Management
7 96 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
8 87 (5.75%) Service Delivery
9 67 (4.43%) Scrum
10 66 (4.36%) Migration
11 63 (4.16%) SDLC
12 56 (3.70%) Information Security
13 52 (3.44%) Change Control
13 52 (3.44%) Disaster Recovery
14 50 (3.30%) ERP
15 49 (3.24%) OO
15 49 (3.24%) Performance Tuning
15 49 (3.24%) TDD
16 48 (3.17%) Web Development
17 46 (3.04%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 429 (28.35%) SQL
2 282 (18.64%) C#
3 175 (11.57%) JavaScript
4 92 (6.08%) PowerShell
5 79 (5.22%) T-SQL
6 47 (3.11%) Java
7 46 (3.04%) Python
8 38 (2.51%) C++
9 36 (2.38%) VB.NET
10 29 (1.92%) TypeScript
11 21 (1.39%) Bash Shell
12 19 (1.26%) PHP
12 19 (1.26%) Ruby
13 15 (0.99%) Perl
13 15 (0.99%) VBA
14 14 (0.93%) VBScript
15 13 (0.86%) ES6
16 9 (0.59%) ABAP
16 9 (0.59%) C
16 9 (0.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 237 (15.66%) Degree
2 193 (12.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 103 (6.81%) Cisco Certification
4 101 (6.68%) MCSE
5 83 (5.49%) Security Cleared
6 70 (4.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 69 (4.56%) SC Cleared
8 63 (4.16%) CCNA
9 54 (3.57%) MCP
10 49 (3.24%) MCSA
11 44 (2.91%) MCITP
12 34 (2.25%) CCNP
13 30 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
14 29 (1.92%) CISSP
15 25 (1.65%) PMI Certification
16 17 (1.12%) ISSAP
17 16 (1.06%) CISM
18 15 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 14 (0.93%) CCNP Voice
19 14 (0.93%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (6.01%) SLA
2 62 (4.10%) QA
3 14 (0.93%) Data Quality
4 13 (0.86%) GAMP
5 10 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.13%) HL7
7 2 (0.13%) ISO19770
8 1 (0.066%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.066%) COBIT
8 1 (0.066%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.066%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.066%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.066%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.066%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.066%) SAS 70
8 1 (0.066%) SDET
System Software
1 413 (27.30%) Active Directory
2 274 (18.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 129 (8.53%) Hyper-V
4 113 (7.47%) vSphere
5 65 (4.30%) VMware ESXi
6 51 (3.37%) XenApp
7 50 (3.30%) VMware ESX
8 28 (1.85%) Firmware
9 27 (1.78%) Virtual Machines
10 19 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
10 19 (1.26%) VMware Workstation
10 19 (1.26%) XenDesktop
11 18 (1.19%) Virtual Desktop
12 13 (0.86%) vCloud
13 12 (0.79%) Terminal Server
14 10 (0.66%) Terminal Services
15 9 (0.59%) Samba
15 9 (0.59%) XenServer
16 7 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
17 5 (0.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 104 (6.87%) SCCM
2 37 (2.45%) SCOM
3 27 (1.78%) WSUS
4 21 (1.39%) Backup Exec
5 20 (1.32%) SCVMM
6 17 (1.12%) Puppet
7 16 (1.06%) Microsoft Clustering
8 15 (0.99%) Perfmon
9 10 (0.66%) EMC NetWorker
9 10 (0.66%) SCDPM
10 9 (0.59%) HP Data Protector
10 9 (0.59%) Tivoli
10 9 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 8 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
11 8 (0.53%) Cisco UCCX
11 8 (0.53%) Nagios
11 8 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
12 6 (0.40%) SCOrch
12 6 (0.40%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 413 (27.30%) VMware
2 248 (16.39%) Cisco
3 143 (9.45%) Citrix
4 112 (7.40%) Oracle
5 86 (5.68%) HP
6 54 (3.57%) Red Hat
7 50 (3.30%) Dell
8 48 (3.17%) IBM
9 45 (2.97%) SAP
10 33 (2.18%) EMC
11 31 (2.05%) Symantec
12 28 (1.85%) CheckPoint
13 26 (1.72%) NetApp
14 24 (1.59%) Juniper
15 23 (1.52%) Apple
16 21 (1.39%) Avaya
17 20 (1.32%) Google
18 19 (1.26%) Adobe
18 19 (1.26%) Veeam
19 17 (1.12%) Polycom
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