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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 643 795 1136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.14% 15.15% 19.23%
As % of the Vendors category 30.80% 30.79% 37.36%
Number of salaries quoted 525 680 783
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
2088 2582 3041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 49.16% 49.21% 51.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1600 2002 2039
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 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £67,500 £67,500
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 25 September 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 September 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 0 236 £43,250 +1.76% 22
Bracknell +1 97 £40,000 -5.88% 12
Slough 0 60 £42,500 - 7
Maidenhead -8 52 £52,500 +19.31% 5
Newbury -11 31 £37,500 - 3
Wokingham -13 22 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Windsor -1 2 £51,250 +2.50%
Hungerford -7 2 £47,500 +23.37%
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 568 (41.52%) MS Excel
2 527 (38.52%) Windows
3 404 (29.53%) VMware
4 393 (28.73%) SQL Server
5 362 (26.46%) SQL
6 350 (25.58%) Active Directory
7 307 (22.44%) .NET
8 302 (22.08%) C#
9 294 (21.49%) VMware Infrastructure
10 245 (17.91%) Windows Server
11 224 (16.37%) Finance
12 223 (16.30%) Cisco
13 206 (15.06%) Linux
14 205 (14.99%) MS Office
15 192 (14.04%) JavaScript
16 182 (13.30%) Degree
17 180 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
18 173 (12.65%) HTML
19 171 (12.50%) ITIL
20 166 (12.13%) ASP.NET
21 164 (11.99%) Agile Software Development
22 161 (11.77%) Office 365
23 159 (11.62%) CSS
24 157 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
25 140 (10.23%) MVC
26 138 (10.09%) Hyper-V
26 138 (10.09%) Windows Server 2012
27 134 (9.80%) MS Exchange
28 132 (9.65%) DNS
29 129 (9.43%) CRM

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
1 134 (9.80%) MS Exchange
2 128 (9.36%) IIS
3 106 (7.75%) SharePoint
4 58 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 58 (4.24%) Skype for Business
5 43 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 30 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
7 26 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
8 25 (1.83%) Apache
9 23 (1.68%) WebSphere
10 22 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
11 20 (1.46%) Tomcat
12 19 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
13 18 (1.32%) CMS
14 17 (1.24%) WebLogic
15 16 (1.17%) JBoss
16 11 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
17 7 (0.51%) IBM Notes
18 6 (0.44%) IBM Domino
18 6 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 568 (41.52%) MS Excel
2 205 (14.99%) MS Office
3 46 (3.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 46 (3.36%) MS Visio
4 35 (2.56%) MS Project
5 7 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.44%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.37%) AutoCAD
7 5 (0.37%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.29%) InDesign
8 4 (0.29%) SOLIDWORKS
9 2 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.15%) RoboHelp
10 1 (0.073%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 52 (3.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
3 10 (0.73%) SAP CO
3 10 (0.73%) SAP FI
3 10 (0.73%) SAP FI/CO
4 9 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.51%) Dynamics GP
6 5 (0.37%) Infor M3
6 5 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.29%) Movex
8 2 (0.15%) CODA-Financials
8 2 (0.15%) Infor SunSystems
8 2 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.073%) Lawson
9 1 (0.073%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.073%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.073%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 1 (0.073%) Sage 300 ERP
9 1 (0.073%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 161 (11.77%) Office 365
2 129 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (4.09%) IaaS
4 51 (3.73%) Cloud Computing
5 45 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
6 36 (2.63%) SaaS
7 15 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
8 14 (1.02%) PaaS
9 11 (0.80%) Yammer
10 7 (0.51%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.22%) Bluemix
11 3 (0.22%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.15%) AdWords
13 1 (0.073%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.073%) HP Helion
13 1 (0.073%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 132 (9.65%) DNS
2 113 (8.26%) Firewall
2 113 (8.26%) LAN
3 112 (8.19%) TCP/IP
4 96 (7.02%) DHCP
5 93 (6.80%) SAN
6 92 (6.73%) WAN
7 72 (5.26%) Internet
8 60 (4.39%) VPN
9 54 (3.95%) Wireless
10 44 (3.22%) LDAP
11 38 (2.78%) Skype
12 31 (2.27%) SMTP
13 25 (1.83%) Intranet
14 24 (1.75%) FTP
15 22 (1.61%) NAS
16 21 (1.54%) MPLS
16 21 (1.54%) VoIP
17 18 (1.32%) IP Telephony
18 17 (1.24%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 393 (28.73%) SQL Server
2 72 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 65 (4.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 50 (3.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 49 (3.58%) Relational Database
6 46 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
7 45 (3.29%) Oracle Database
8 41 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 38 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
10 32 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 25 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
11 25 (1.83%) NoSQL
12 23 (1.68%) Redis
13 20 (1.46%) MongoDB
14 19 (1.39%) MS Access
15 17 (1.24%) MySQL
15 17 (1.24%) Oracle Database 10g
15 17 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
16 14 (1.02%) Power BI
16 14 (1.02%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 78 (5.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (2.49%) Visual Studio
3 15 (1.10%) Selenium
4 12 (0.88%) Git (software)
4 12 (0.88%) Subversion
5 11 (0.80%) Jenkins
5 11 (0.80%) JIRA
6 10 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 9 (0.66%) MSI
8 7 (0.51%) AQtime
8 7 (0.51%) WebLOAD
9 6 (0.44%) SoapUI
9 6 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (0.44%) TestComplete
10 4 (0.29%) JUnit
11 3 (0.22%) Jasmine
11 3 (0.22%) Karma Test Runner
11 3 (0.22%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.22%) Maven
11 3 (0.22%) Vagrant
General
1 224 (16.37%) Finance
2 96 (7.02%) Telecoms
3 39 (2.85%) Advertising
4 33 (2.41%) Marketing
5 32 (2.34%) Retail
6 27 (1.97%) Legal
6 27 (1.97%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.17%) Banking
8 12 (0.88%) Billing
8 12 (0.88%) Games
9 10 (0.73%) German Language
10 9 (0.66%) Electronics
11 8 (0.58%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.58%) French Language
12 7 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.44%) Publishing
14 5 (0.37%) Automotive
15 4 (0.29%) Back Office
16 2 (0.15%) Military
16 2 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 292 (21.35%) Developer
2 163 (11.92%) Analyst
3 153 (11.18%) .NET Developer
4 140 (10.23%) Support Engineer
5 114 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 110 (8.04%) Consultant
7 101 (7.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 92 (6.73%) C# .NET Developer
9 83 (6.07%) Architect
10 72 (5.26%) Technical Support
11 70 (5.12%) Technical Engineer
12 64 (4.68%) Administrator
13 63 (4.61%) IT Support
14 59 (4.31%) Junior
15 52 (3.80%) Technical Support Engineer
16 50 (3.65%) Support Analyst
17 49 (3.58%) IT Engineer
18 46 (3.36%) Software Developer
19 43 (3.14%) Senior Developer
20 40 (2.92%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 307 (22.44%) .NET
2 173 (12.65%) HTML
3 166 (12.13%) ASP.NET
4 159 (11.62%) CSS
5 96 (7.02%) jQuery
6 80 (5.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 75 (5.48%) AngularJS
8 62 (4.53%) Web Services
9 55 (4.02%) HTML5
10 41 (3.00%) .NET Framework
11 40 (2.92%) WCF
12 37 (2.70%) XML
13 32 (2.34%) ASP.NET Web API
14 30 (2.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 29 (2.12%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 28 (2.05%) WPF
17 23 (1.68%) RESTful
18 20 (1.46%) Entity Framework
19 19 (1.39%) KnockoutJS
20 17 (1.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 157 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (7.53%) Data Centre
3 81 (5.92%) Computer Science
4 42 (3.07%) Management Information System
5 41 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
6 39 (2.85%) Clustering
7 38 (2.78%) Statistics
8 36 (2.63%) Driving Licence
8 36 (2.63%) Mobile App
9 22 (1.61%) Cyber Attack
9 22 (1.61%) Replication
10 20 (1.46%) Mathematics
11 19 (1.39%) PKI
12 18 (1.32%) Social Media
13 17 (1.24%) Life Science
13 17 (1.24%) Virtual Team
14 16 (1.17%) Smartphone
15 13 (0.95%) Algorithms
15 13 (0.95%) Visualisation
16 12 (0.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 527 (38.52%) Windows
2 245 (17.91%) Windows Server
3 206 (15.06%) Linux
4 138 (10.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 127 (9.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 78 (5.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 72 (5.26%) Unix
8 67 (4.90%) Windows 7
9 61 (4.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 34 (2.49%) Windows 8
11 31 (2.27%) Windows 10
12 25 (1.83%) Android
13 24 (1.75%) Windows XP
14 20 (1.46%) Apple iOS
14 20 (1.46%) CentOS
15 19 (1.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 14 (1.02%) Ubuntu
17 11 (0.80%) AIX
17 11 (0.80%) Windows NT
18 7 (0.51%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (12.50%) ITIL
2 164 (11.99%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (10.23%) MVC
4 129 (9.43%) CRM
5 95 (6.94%) Project Management
6 92 (6.73%) Presales
7 91 (6.65%) Business Intelligence
8 82 (5.99%) Service Delivery
9 65 (4.75%) Migration
9 65 (4.75%) Scrum
10 62 (4.53%) Change Control
11 59 (4.31%) TDD
12 54 (3.95%) Mentoring
12 54 (3.95%) OO
13 51 (3.73%) SDLC
13 51 (3.73%) Software Engineering
14 50 (3.65%) Change Management
15 49 (3.58%) ERP
16 48 (3.51%) Validation
17 46 (3.36%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 362 (26.46%) SQL
2 302 (22.08%) C#
3 192 (14.04%) JavaScript
4 107 (7.82%) PowerShell
5 69 (5.04%) T-SQL
6 51 (3.73%) Python
7 39 (2.85%) Java
8 37 (2.70%) C++
9 32 (2.34%) Bash Shell
10 31 (2.27%) TypeScript
11 26 (1.90%) VB.NET
12 20 (1.46%) Ruby
13 18 (1.32%) ES6
14 17 (1.24%) PHP
15 16 (1.17%) VBScript
16 15 (1.10%) Perl
17 12 (0.88%) VBA
18 10 (0.73%) ABAP
18 10 (0.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 9 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 182 (13.30%) Degree
2 180 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 101 (7.38%) MCSE
4 100 (7.31%) Cisco Certification
5 96 (7.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 79 (5.77%) CCNA
7 71 (5.19%) Security Cleared
8 67 (4.90%) MCSA
9 61 (4.46%) SC Cleared
10 55 (4.02%) MCP
11 53 (3.87%) MCITP
12 37 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
13 31 (2.27%) CISSP
14 22 (1.61%) ISSAP
14 22 (1.61%) PMI Certification
15 21 (1.54%) CCNP
15 21 (1.54%) CISM
16 18 (1.32%) RHCA
17 16 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 16 (1.17%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (6.58%) SLA
2 56 (4.09%) QA
3 16 (1.17%) GAMP
4 9 (0.66%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.29%) ISO 14001
5 4 (0.29%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.22%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.22%) P3O
7 1 (0.073%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.073%) COBIT
7 1 (0.073%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.073%) HL7
7 1 (0.073%) ISO19770
7 1 (0.073%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.073%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.073%) SDET
System Software
1 350 (25.58%) Active Directory
2 294 (21.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 138 (10.09%) Hyper-V
4 128 (9.36%) vSphere
5 46 (3.36%) XenApp
6 36 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
7 35 (2.56%) Firmware
7 35 (2.56%) vCloud
8 33 (2.41%) Virtual Desktop
8 33 (2.41%) VMware ESX
9 21 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
10 19 (1.39%) VMware Workstation
11 15 (1.10%) Terminal Services
12 13 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
12 13 (0.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 10 (0.73%) XenDesktop
14 8 (0.58%) XenServer
15 7 (0.51%) Terminal Server
16 6 (0.44%) Samba
16 6 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 70 (5.12%) SCCM
2 28 (2.05%) WSUS
3 26 (1.90%) SCOM
4 20 (1.46%) Backup Exec
5 19 (1.39%) Puppet
6 15 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (0.95%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 11 (0.80%) SCVMM
9 10 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
9 10 (0.73%) EMC NetWorker
9 10 (0.73%) Nagios
9 10 (0.73%) Perfmon
10 9 (0.66%) HP Data Protector
10 9 (0.66%) Tivoli
10 9 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 7 (0.51%) Nessus
11 7 (0.51%) Nmap
12 6 (0.44%) Cacti
12 6 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
12 6 (0.44%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 404 (29.53%) VMware
2 223 (16.30%) Cisco
3 125 (9.14%) Citrix
4 122 (8.92%) Oracle
5 64 (4.68%) HP
6 62 (4.53%) Red Hat
7 41 (3.00%) Symantec
8 36 (2.63%) IBM
9 32 (2.34%) SAP
10 26 (1.90%) Veeam
11 25 (1.83%) CheckPoint
12 24 (1.75%) Dell
12 24 (1.75%) NetApp
13 23 (1.68%) EMC
14 21 (1.54%) Juniper
15 20 (1.46%) Veritas
16 18 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
17 17 (1.24%) Avaya
18 16 (1.17%) Apple
19 15 (1.10%) SolarWinds
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