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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 63 83 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 16.36% 17.93% 18.67%
As % of the Vendors category 38.41% 53.90% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 52 40 70
Average salary £37,500 £30,750 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% -15.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,600 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
164 154 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 42.60% 33.26% 53.33%
Number of salaries quoted 111 90 197
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 28 August 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Newbury

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 39 (38.24%) SQL Server
2 38 (37.25%) Windows
2 38 (37.25%) MS Excel
3 36 (35.29%) .NET
4 35 (34.31%) C#
5 32 (31.37%) HTML
5 32 (31.37%) JavaScript
5 32 (31.37%) ASP.NET
6 30 (29.41%) CSS
7 27 (26.47%) HTML5
8 22 (21.57%) Degree
9 20 (19.61%) SQL
9 20 (19.61%) DNS
10 19 (18.63%) TCP/IP
10 19 (18.63%) VPN
10 19 (18.63%) Time Management
11 18 (17.65%) SaaS
11 18 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
11 18 (17.65%) VMware
11 18 (17.65%) VB.NET
11 18 (17.65%) SEO
11 18 (17.65%) CSS3
11 18 (17.65%) User Experience
12 17 (16.67%) Active Directory
12 17 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (15.69%) SharePoint
13 16 (15.69%) DHCP
14 15 (14.71%) MS Office
15 14 (13.73%) ITIL
16 13 (12.75%) VoIP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (15.69%) SharePoint
2 11 (10.78%) MS Exchange
3 6 (5.88%) Lync
4 5 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.94%) IIS
7 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.98%) Kentico
Applications
1 38 (37.25%) MS Excel
2 15 (14.71%) MS Office
3 2 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 18 (17.65%) SaaS
2 2 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.61%) DNS
2 19 (18.63%) TCP/IP
2 19 (18.63%) VPN
3 16 (15.69%) DHCP
4 13 (12.75%) VoIP
5 9 (8.82%) Firewall
6 6 (5.88%) SAN
7 4 (3.92%) NAS
8 3 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (2.94%) VLAN
8 3 (2.94%) iSCSI
8 3 (2.94%) WAN
8 3 (2.94%) GSM
8 3 (2.94%) LAN
8 3 (2.94%) PBX
9 2 (1.96%) UMTS
9 2 (1.96%) Broadband
9 2 (1.96%) Intranet
9 2 (1.96%) LTE
9 2 (1.96%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (38.24%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (8.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.94%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.96%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.96%) HBase
6 2 (1.96%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (4.90%) JIRA
2 4 (3.92%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.94%) ERwin
3 3 (2.94%) Selenium
4 2 (1.96%) Subversion
4 2 (1.96%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.96%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.98%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.90%) Finance
3 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.96%) Banking
3 2 (1.96%) Back Office
3 2 (1.96%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 32 (31.37%) Developer
2 29 (28.43%) .NET Developer
3 25 (24.51%) ASP.NET Developer
4 13 (12.75%) Support Engineer
5 12 (11.76%) Analyst
6 11 (10.78%) Junior
6 11 (10.78%) Junior Developer
6 11 (10.78%) Junior .NET Developer
7 9 (8.82%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (8.82%) C# Developer
8 8 (7.84%) Service Analyst
8 8 (7.84%) Web Developer
8 8 (7.84%) Service Desk Analyst
8 8 (7.84%) ICT Support Engineer
8 8 (7.84%) ICT Engineer
9 7 (6.86%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (6.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (6.86%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (6.86%) Senior C# Developer
9 7 (6.86%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (35.29%) .NET
2 32 (31.37%) ASP.NET
2 32 (31.37%) HTML
3 30 (29.41%) CSS
4 27 (26.47%) HTML5
5 18 (17.65%) CSS3
6 9 (8.82%) REST
6 9 (8.82%) WCF
6 9 (8.82%) SOAP
6 9 (8.82%) Web Services
7 7 (6.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (5.88%) COM
9 3 (2.94%) jQuery
10 2 (1.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 2 (1.96%) STL
10 2 (1.96%) XML
10 2 (1.96%) XSL
11 1 (0.98%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.65%) User Experience
2 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.94%) Data Integration
3 3 (2.94%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.96%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.96%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.96%) iPad
4 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.96%) Streaming Video
4 2 (1.96%) VHDL
4 2 (1.96%) Verilog
4 2 (1.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 38 (37.25%) Windows
2 9 (8.82%) Windows XP
2 9 (8.82%) Windows 7
3 8 (7.84%) Linux
3 8 (7.84%) Windows 8
3 8 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (6.86%) UNIX
5 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.98%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.63%) Time Management
2 18 (17.65%) SEO
3 14 (13.73%) ITIL
4 12 (11.76%) Microsoft Office Automation
4 12 (11.76%) Office Automation
5 11 (10.78%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (9.80%) Web Development
6 10 (9.80%) Mentoring
7 7 (6.86%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (6.86%) MVC
8 6 (5.88%) Automated Testing
8 6 (5.88%) Regression Testing
8 6 (5.88%) Manual Testing
9 5 (4.90%) Migration
9 5 (4.90%) CRM
10 4 (3.92%) Project Management
10 4 (3.92%) Test Planning
11 3 (2.94%) Master Data Management
11 3 (2.94%) Open Source
11 3 (2.94%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 35 (34.31%) C#
2 32 (31.37%) JavaScript
3 20 (19.61%) SQL
4 18 (17.65%) VB.NET
5 9 (8.82%) Java
6 7 (6.86%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.90%) Python
8 4 (3.92%) C++
8 4 (3.92%) Perl
9 3 (2.94%) F#
9 3 (2.94%) C
10 1 (0.98%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 22 (21.57%) Degree
2 17 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (9.80%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (9.80%) CCNA
5 8 (7.84%) MCSA
6 6 (5.88%) MCSE
6 6 (5.88%) ISEB
6 6 (5.88%) ISTQB
7 4 (3.92%) MCITP
8 3 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.94%) CISSP
8 3 (2.94%) MCP
9 2 (1.96%) CCIE
9 2 (1.96%) JNCIS
9 2 (1.96%) CISA
9 2 (1.96%) CISM
9 2 (1.96%) CCSA
9 2 (1.96%) CEH
10 1 (0.98%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) SLA
2 3 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 17 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.82%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.94%) vSphere
4 3 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (1.96%) Firmware
6 1 (0.98%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.98%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (2.94%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (17.65%) VMware
2 5 (4.90%) HP
2 5 (4.90%) Oracle
2 5 (4.90%) Apple
3 3 (2.94%) Cisco
3 3 (2.94%) Teradata
3 3 (2.94%) Netezza
3 3 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.94%) Informatica
4 2 (1.96%) Sophos
4 2 (1.96%) Xilinx
4 2 (1.96%) Polycom
4 2 (1.96%) Altera
4 2 (1.96%) Synopsys
4 2 (1.96%) Sage
4 2 (1.96%) EMC
4 2 (1.96%) Citrix
5 1 (0.98%) Juniper
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