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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 716 819 1034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.12% 16.37% 18.61%
As % of the Vendors category 31.98% 32.55% 37.45%
Number of salaries quoted 585 604 791
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -9.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,341 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,200 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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
2239 2516 2761
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 50.41% 50.29% 49.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1788 1842 1942
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 £30,000 £28,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 31 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 31 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 -8 246 £45,500 +22.97% 40
Bracknell +1 149 £43,000 +4.87% 3
Slough -4 65 £42,500 -5.55% 7
Wokingham +1 41 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Maidenhead 0 32 £37,500 -11.76% 9
Newbury 0 29 £32,500 -36.27% 4
Thatcham +2 21 £34,750 -
Windsor +8 12 £37,500 +25.00%
Ascot +3 2 £24,000 -35.13%
Hungerford 0 2 £25,000 -23.07%
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 716 (45.37%) MS Excel
2 647 (41.00%) Windows
3 476 (30.16%) SQL
4 475 (30.10%) SQL Server
5 447 (28.33%) Active Directory
6 420 (26.62%) VMware
7 380 (24.08%) Windows Server
8 296 (18.76%) .NET
9 272 (17.24%) Cisco
10 271 (17.17%) C#
11 250 (15.84%) VMware Infrastructure
12 249 (15.78%) MS Office
13 234 (14.83%) Degree
14 222 (14.07%) Microsoft Certification
15 219 (13.88%) Finance
16 216 (13.69%) Firewall
17 210 (13.31%) Windows Server 2012
18 204 (12.93%) MS Exchange
19 188 (11.91%) ITIL
20 174 (11.03%) Agile Software Development
21 170 (10.77%) HTML
21 170 (10.77%) JavaScript
22 169 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
23 166 (10.52%) LAN
24 165 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
25 161 (10.20%) ASP.NET
25 161 (10.20%) CSS
26 160 (10.14%) WAN
27 154 (9.76%) Linux
28 148 (9.38%) Office 365

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
1 204 (12.93%) MS Exchange
2 117 (7.41%) IIS
3 109 (6.91%) SharePoint
4 107 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 85 (5.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 79 (5.01%) Skype for Business
7 28 (1.77%) Tomcat
8 25 (1.58%) Apache
8 25 (1.58%) CMS
8 25 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2003
9 22 (1.39%) WebSphere
10 20 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
11 19 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
11 19 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
12 16 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
12 16 (1.01%) WebLogic
13 12 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
14 11 (0.70%) Confluence
15 9 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 9 (0.57%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 716 (45.37%) MS Excel
2 249 (15.78%) MS Office
3 51 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 42 (2.66%) MS Visio
5 27 (1.71%) MS Project
6 13 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (0.51%) RoboHelp
8 6 (0.38%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.32%) InDesign
10 4 (0.25%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.063%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.063%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.063%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 59 (3.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (2.53%) Dynamics AX
3 32 (2.03%) Dynamics NAV
4 13 (0.82%) SAP HR
4 13 (0.82%) SAP Payroll
5 11 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 9 (0.57%) Unit4 Business World
7 6 (0.38%) Dynamics GP
8 4 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.25%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.13%) SAP BPC
10 1 (0.063%) Changepoint
10 1 (0.063%) HFM
10 1 (0.063%) Hyperion Planning
10 1 (0.063%) Infor CRM
10 1 (0.063%) Markit EDM
10 1 (0.063%) Primavera
10 1 (0.063%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.063%) Sage CRM
10 1 (0.063%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 148 (9.38%) Office 365
2 147 (9.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 65 (4.12%) SaaS
4 42 (2.66%) Amazon AWS
5 23 (1.46%) IaaS
6 15 (0.95%) Yammer
7 11 (0.70%) Google Apps
8 9 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.25%) OneDrive
10 4 (0.25%) PaaS
11 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 2 (0.13%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.063%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 216 (13.69%) Firewall
2 166 (10.52%) LAN
3 160 (10.14%) WAN
4 138 (8.75%) DNS
5 112 (7.10%) SAN
6 104 (6.59%) TCP/IP
7 88 (5.58%) DHCP
8 66 (4.18%) Internet
8 66 (4.18%) VPN
9 53 (3.36%) Skype
10 49 (3.11%) Wireless
11 41 (2.60%) NAS
12 35 (2.22%) Unified Communications
13 31 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
14 27 (1.71%) MPLS
14 27 (1.71%) SMTP
15 26 (1.65%) iSCSI
15 26 (1.65%) VoIP
16 21 (1.33%) LDAP
16 21 (1.33%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 475 (30.10%) SQL Server
2 130 (8.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 105 (6.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 70 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
5 66 (4.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 60 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 56 (3.55%) Relational Database
8 53 (3.36%) SQL Server 2012
9 49 (3.11%) SQL Server 2014
10 41 (2.60%) MS Access
11 34 (2.15%) NoSQL
12 33 (2.09%) MySQL
12 33 (2.09%) SQL Server 2005
13 29 (1.84%) Big Data
14 23 (1.46%) MongoDB
14 23 (1.46%) Oracle Database
15 18 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 17 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
17 16 (1.01%) RDBMS
18 15 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 74 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 53 (3.36%) Visual Studio
3 20 (1.27%) JIRA
4 14 (0.89%) WebLOAD
5 13 (0.82%) AQtime
5 13 (0.82%) Jenkins
6 9 (0.57%) Git (software)
6 9 (0.57%) Subversion
7 8 (0.51%) Toad
8 6 (0.38%) 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 (0.25%) ClearCase
10 4 (0.25%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.25%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.19%) Dreamweaver
11 3 (0.19%) MorphX
General
1 219 (13.88%) Finance
2 97 (6.15%) Telecoms
3 56 (3.55%) Retail
4 38 (2.41%) Advertising
5 32 (2.03%) Manufacturing
5 32 (2.03%) Marketing
6 22 (1.39%) Legal
7 20 (1.27%) Billing
7 20 (1.27%) German Language
8 16 (1.01%) Publishing
9 14 (0.89%) Banking
10 13 (0.82%) Electronics
11 12 (0.76%) Automotive
11 12 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.44%) Law
13 5 (0.32%) French Language
13 5 (0.32%) Games
13 5 (0.32%) Local Government
14 3 (0.19%) Interactive Media
14 3 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 302 (19.14%) Developer
2 202 (12.80%) Analyst
3 186 (11.79%) Support Engineer
4 141 (8.94%) Consultant
5 135 (8.56%) Architect
6 115 (7.29%) .NET Developer
7 94 (5.96%) C# Developer
8 91 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 86 (5.45%) Technical Support
10 78 (4.94%) Support Analyst
11 77 (4.88%) Technical Engineer
12 71 (4.50%) IT Support
13 69 (4.37%) IT Engineer
14 66 (4.18%) Technical Support Engineer
15 63 (3.99%) C# .NET Developer
16 60 (3.80%) VMware Engineer
17 58 (3.68%) Administrator
18 55 (3.49%) Junior
18 55 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
19 52 (3.30%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 296 (18.76%) .NET
2 170 (10.77%) HTML
3 161 (10.20%) ASP.NET
3 161 (10.20%) CSS
4 82 (5.20%) jQuery
5 75 (4.75%) Web Services
6 69 (4.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 68 (4.31%) XML
8 43 (2.72%) Ajax
8 43 (2.72%) WCF
9 42 (2.66%) HTML5
10 36 (2.28%) AngularJS
11 35 (2.22%) .NET Framework
12 30 (1.90%) Middleware
13 28 (1.77%) JSON
14 26 (1.65%) ASP.NET Web API
15 24 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 24 (1.52%) CSS3
15 24 (1.52%) MDX
16 23 (1.46%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 165 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
2 109 (6.91%) Data Centre
3 99 (6.27%) Computer Science
4 50 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 43 (2.72%) Clustering
6 41 (2.60%) Driving Licence
7 36 (2.28%) Mobile App
8 35 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
9 27 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
10 26 (1.65%) Smartphone
10 26 (1.65%) User Experience
11 23 (1.46%) Mathematics
12 20 (1.27%) Microsoft Licensing
12 20 (1.27%) Smart Meter
13 19 (1.20%) NHS
13 19 (1.20%) Replication
14 18 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
15 16 (1.01%) PMI
16 15 (0.95%) PKI
16 15 (0.95%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 647 (41.00%) Windows
2 380 (24.08%) Windows Server
3 210 (13.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 169 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 154 (9.76%) Linux
6 84 (5.32%) Windows 7
7 79 (5.01%) Windows Server 2003
8 64 (4.06%) Unix
9 46 (2.92%) Android
10 36 (2.28%) Windows 8
11 34 (2.15%) Windows 10
12 28 (1.77%) Apple iOS
12 28 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 27 (1.71%) Windows XP
14 25 (1.58%) Windows NT
15 21 (1.33%) Mac OS X
15 21 (1.33%) Windows 2000
16 18 (1.14%) CentOS
17 11 (0.70%) Ubuntu
18 10 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (11.91%) ITIL
2 174 (11.03%) Agile Software Development
3 144 (9.13%) Business Intelligence
4 124 (7.86%) Presales
5 113 (7.16%) MVC
6 106 (6.72%) CRM
7 102 (6.46%) Project Management
8 80 (5.07%) Migration
9 74 (4.69%) Scrum
9 74 (4.69%) Service Delivery
10 69 (4.37%) Web Development
11 65 (4.12%) Information Security
12 61 (3.87%) ERP
12 61 (3.87%) SDLC
13 58 (3.68%) TDD
14 57 (3.61%) Software Engineering
15 52 (3.30%) Disaster Recovery
15 52 (3.30%) Line Management
16 50 (3.17%) ETL
17 49 (3.11%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 476 (30.16%) SQL
2 271 (17.17%) C#
3 170 (10.77%) JavaScript
4 112 (7.10%) T-SQL
5 74 (4.69%) PowerShell
6 47 (2.98%) Java
7 43 (2.72%) C++
8 40 (2.53%) VB.NET
9 20 (1.27%) Ruby
10 19 (1.20%) PHP
10 19 (1.20%) Python
10 19 (1.20%) VBScript
11 13 (0.82%) VBA
12 12 (0.76%) Perl
12 12 (0.76%) TypeScript
13 11 (0.70%) C
13 11 (0.70%) VB
14 10 (0.63%) Shell Script
15 9 (0.57%) PL/SQL
15 9 (0.57%) XAML
Qualifications
1 234 (14.83%) Degree
2 222 (14.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 107 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
3 107 (6.78%) MCSE
4 75 (4.75%) Security Cleared
5 63 (3.99%) SC Cleared
6 49 (3.11%) CCNA
7 48 (3.04%) MCITP
8 43 (2.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 42 (2.66%) CCNP
10 38 (2.41%) MCP
11 31 (1.96%) MCSA
12 26 (1.65%) PMI Certification
13 23 (1.46%) CISSP
14 19 (1.20%) MOS
15 17 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
16 14 (0.89%) CCNP Voice
16 14 (0.89%) DBS Check
17 13 (0.82%) MCSD
18 12 (0.76%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (6.15%) SLA
2 56 (3.55%) QA
3 23 (1.46%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
5 11 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.38%) GAMP
7 2 (0.13%) ISO19770
7 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.063%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.063%) HL7
8 1 (0.063%) SAS 70
8 1 (0.063%) SDET
8 1 (0.063%) SEPA
System Software
1 447 (28.33%) Active Directory
2 250 (15.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 144 (9.13%) Hyper-V
4 90 (5.70%) VMware ESXi
5 80 (5.07%) vSphere
6 66 (4.18%) VMware ESX
7 38 (2.41%) XenApp
8 24 (1.52%) XenDesktop
9 19 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
9 19 (1.20%) Samba
10 13 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
11 12 (0.76%) Firmware
11 12 (0.76%) Terminal Server
12 11 (0.70%) vCloud
13 10 (0.63%) Terminal Services
14 6 (0.38%) ISA Server
15 5 (0.32%) Squid
15 5 (0.32%) VMware Server
15 5 (0.32%) XenServer
16 4 (0.25%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 109 (6.91%) SCCM
2 52 (3.30%) SCOM
3 31 (1.96%) SCVMM
4 27 (1.71%) Backup Exec
5 18 (1.14%) Puppet
6 17 (1.08%) WSUS
7 14 (0.89%) Perfmon
8 13 (0.82%) SCDPM
9 10 (0.63%) Cacti
9 10 (0.63%) NetBackup
10 9 (0.57%) SCSM
11 8 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
11 8 (0.51%) Cisco UCCX
11 8 (0.51%) Nagios
11 8 (0.51%) vRealize
11 8 (0.51%) Windows Intune
12 7 (0.44%) EMC NetWorker
12 7 (0.44%) Legato
12 7 (0.44%) Simpana
13 6 (0.38%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 420 (26.62%) VMware
2 272 (17.24%) Cisco
3 123 (7.79%) Citrix
4 115 (7.29%) Oracle
5 107 (6.78%) HP
6 66 (4.18%) Dell
7 57 (3.61%) SAP
8 55 (3.49%) IBM
9 49 (3.11%) Red Hat
10 41 (2.60%) EMC
11 37 (2.34%) CheckPoint
12 36 (2.28%) NetApp
13 33 (2.09%) Symantec
14 32 (2.03%) Juniper
15 28 (1.77%) Google
16 26 (1.65%) Apple
17 25 (1.58%) Adobe
17 25 (1.58%) Avaya
18 24 (1.52%) Veeam
19 20 (1.27%) Polycom
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