The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 14 20 9
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 36 38 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 13.00% 8.39% 18.07%
As % of the Vendors category 33.64% 25.33% 32.04%
Number of salaries quoted 15 30 57
Average salary £44,000 £40,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.64% +35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,925 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newbury region.

Vendors Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
107 150 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 38.63% 33.11% 56.39%
Number of salaries quoted 72 125 172
Average salary £38,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.22% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Newbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Newbury region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Newbury

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Newbury

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Newbury region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 63 (55.26%) Windows
2 45 (39.47%) MS Office
3 39 (34.21%) MS Excel
3 39 (34.21%) VPN
3 39 (34.21%) Firewall
4 30 (26.32%) VMware
5 26 (22.81%) DNS
5 26 (22.81%) Active Directory
5 26 (22.81%) TCP/IP
6 25 (21.93%) MS Exchange
7 24 (21.05%) SQL
8 23 (20.18%) SQL Server
9 22 (19.30%) HP
9 22 (19.30%) Hyper-V
10 21 (18.42%) Lync
11 20 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
12 19 (16.67%) SAN
12 19 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 17 (14.91%) Windows XP
14 16 (14.04%) MCSE
14 16 (14.04%) ITIL
14 16 (14.04%) Cisco
14 16 (14.04%) DHCP
14 16 (14.04%) Windows 7
14 16 (14.04%) Windows 8
15 15 (13.16%) PowerShell
15 15 (13.16%) .NET
16 14 (12.28%) Degree
16 14 (12.28%) QA
16 14 (12.28%) NAS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Newbury region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (21.93%) MS Exchange
2 21 (18.42%) Lync
3 11 (9.65%) SharePoint
4 9 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 45 (39.47%) MS Office
2 39 (34.21%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.88%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 7 (6.14%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.02%) Office 365
2 5 (4.39%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (34.21%) VPN
1 39 (34.21%) Firewall
2 26 (22.81%) DNS
2 26 (22.81%) TCP/IP
3 19 (16.67%) SAN
4 16 (14.04%) DHCP
5 14 (12.28%) NAS
6 12 (10.53%) LAN
7 10 (8.77%) WAN
8 7 (6.14%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (6.14%) Network Security
8 7 (6.14%) iSCSI
9 6 (5.26%) VoIP
9 6 (5.26%) Wireless
10 5 (4.39%) PuTTY
10 5 (4.39%) SSH
10 5 (4.39%) Broadband
11 3 (2.63%) IPX
11 3 (2.63%) Ethernet
12 2 (1.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.18%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (6.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.88%) Xcelsius
6 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (8.77%) Finance
2 7 (6.14%) Back Office
3 4 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.63%) Marketing
4 3 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.88%) Retail
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (24.56%) Analyst
2 15 (13.16%) Service Analyst
2 15 (13.16%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (11.40%) Help Desk Support Technician
3 13 (11.40%) Help Desk Technician
3 13 (11.40%) Help Desk Support
3 13 (11.40%) Support Technician
3 13 (11.40%) Developer
4 12 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 10 (8.77%) Consultant
6 9 (7.89%) C# Developer
7 7 (6.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (6.14%) IT Support
7 7 (6.14%) Infrastructure Manager
7 7 (6.14%) Technical Manager
7 7 (6.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 7 (6.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Technical Support
8 6 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (4.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.16%) .NET
2 12 (10.53%) HTML
2 12 (10.53%) CSS
2 12 (10.53%) Web Services
2 12 (10.53%) HTML5
3 10 (8.77%) ASP.NET
4 9 (7.89%) REST
4 9 (7.89%) WCF
4 9 (7.89%) SOAP
5 5 (4.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (4.39%) CSS3
6 3 (2.63%) RESTful
6 3 (2.63%) JSON
6 3 (2.63%) XML
7 2 (1.75%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.51%) PMI
1 4 (3.51%) BYOD
1 4 (3.51%) EqualLogic
2 3 (2.63%) Visualisation
3 2 (1.75%) Streaming Video
3 2 (1.75%) Replication
3 2 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (1.75%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.75%) Physics
3 2 (1.75%) Chemistry
3 2 (1.75%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 63 (55.26%) Windows
2 17 (14.91%) Windows XP
3 16 (14.04%) Windows 7
3 16 (14.04%) Windows 8
4 9 (7.89%) Linux
5 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.75%) UNIX
7 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.04%) ITIL
2 10 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (7.89%) Migration
4 8 (7.02%) Project Management
4 8 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (6.14%) Project Governance
5 7 (6.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (6.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (6.14%) MVC
5 7 (6.14%) Service Delivery
6 4 (3.51%) PRINCE2
6 4 (3.51%) Regression Testing
6 4 (3.51%) Validation
6 4 (3.51%) Automated Testing
6 4 (3.51%) Matrix Management
6 4 (3.51%) Web Development
6 4 (3.51%) Software Testing
6 4 (3.51%) Mentoring
6 4 (3.51%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (3.51%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 24 (21.05%) SQL
2 15 (13.16%) PowerShell
3 13 (11.40%) C#
4 12 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.75%) VBA
6 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.88%) VB
6 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (14.04%) MCSE
3 14 (12.28%) Degree
4 9 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (7.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (6.14%) MCP
7 6 (5.26%) MCSA
8 5 (4.39%) CCSA
8 5 (4.39%) CCNA
8 5 (4.39%) CISSP
8 5 (4.39%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (3.51%) PMP
9 4 (3.51%) PMI Certification
9 4 (3.51%) HP ASE
9 4 (3.51%) MCITP
9 4 (3.51%) VCP5
10 3 (2.63%) CCDA
11 2 (1.75%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.28%) QA
2 6 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (22.81%) Active Directory
2 22 (19.30%) Hyper-V
3 19 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (8.77%) vSphere
5 4 (3.51%) VMware ESX
5 4 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.75%) XenApp
6 2 (1.75%) XenServer
6 2 (1.75%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.88%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 9 (7.89%) SCCM
2 4 (3.51%) ARCserve
2 4 (3.51%) Backup Exec
2 4 (3.51%) WSUS
3 1 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (26.32%) VMware
2 22 (19.30%) HP
3 16 (14.04%) Cisco
4 12 (10.53%) Oracle
5 11 (9.65%) Citrix
6 10 (8.77%) Veeam
7 9 (7.89%) Sophos
8 7 (6.14%) BMC
8 7 (6.14%) Remedy
9 6 (5.26%) NetApp
9 6 (5.26%) EMC
9 6 (5.26%) Brocade
10 5 (4.39%) 3PAR
10 5 (4.39%) Synopsys
10 5 (4.39%) Apple
10 5 (4.39%) Sage
10 5 (4.39%) CheckPoint
10 5 (4.39%) Juniper
11 4 (3.51%) Dell
12 3 (2.63%) SolarWinds
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