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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 9 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 62 60 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 17.82% 15.15% 16.67%
As % of the Vendors category 35.43% 30.00% 39.39%
Number of salaries quoted 43 44 59
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
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
175 200 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 50.29% 50.51% 42.31%
Number of salaries quoted 139 150 150
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Newbury

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 75 (52.45%) Windows
2 61 (42.66%) MS Office
3 46 (32.17%) Firewall
4 43 (30.07%) TCP/IP
4 43 (30.07%) VPN
5 39 (27.27%) MS Excel
6 36 (25.17%) DNS
7 31 (21.68%) SQL Server
7 31 (21.68%) SQL
8 30 (20.98%) ITIL
9 28 (19.58%) C#
9 28 (19.58%) DHCP
10 26 (18.18%) Active Directory
10 26 (18.18%) .NET
11 25 (17.48%) VMware
12 23 (16.08%) HTML
13 22 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (14.69%) SharePoint
14 21 (14.69%) Windows XP
15 20 (13.99%) Windows 7
15 20 (13.99%) Cisco
15 20 (13.99%) JavaScript
16 19 (13.29%) Microsoft Certification
16 19 (13.29%) Windows 8
16 19 (13.29%) Lync
17 18 (12.59%) Visual Studio
17 18 (12.59%) QA
17 18 (12.59%) VMware Infrastructure
18 17 (11.89%) CSS
19 16 (11.19%) SCCM

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 21 (14.69%) SharePoint
2 19 (13.29%) Lync
3 11 (7.69%) MS Exchange
4 10 (6.99%) IIS
5 5 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.80%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (2.10%) Apache
7 3 (2.10%) JBoss
8 2 (1.40%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 61 (42.66%) MS Office
2 39 (27.27%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.40%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.70%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 6 (4.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.10%) SaaS
2 3 (2.10%) GitHub
3 2 (1.40%) IaaS
3 2 (1.40%) PaaS
4 1 (0.70%) Office 365
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (32.17%) Firewall
2 43 (30.07%) TCP/IP
2 43 (30.07%) VPN
3 36 (25.17%) DNS
4 28 (19.58%) DHCP
5 15 (10.49%) SAN
6 9 (6.29%) LAN
6 9 (6.29%) NAS
7 6 (4.20%) Network Security
8 5 (3.50%) HTTP
8 5 (3.50%) VoIP
8 5 (3.50%) WAN
8 5 (3.50%) Internet
9 4 (2.80%) Wireless
9 4 (2.80%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (2.10%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.40%) Broadband
12 1 (0.70%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (21.68%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.29%) RavenDB
3 8 (5.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.10%) MySQL
6 3 (2.10%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.40%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.70%) MS Access
8 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.70%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (12.59%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.29%) ReSharper
2 9 (6.29%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (10.49%) Telecoms
2 12 (8.39%) Finance
3 10 (6.99%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.50%) French Language
5 4 (2.80%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.10%) Banking
7 2 (1.40%) Billing
7 2 (1.40%) Local Government
7 2 (1.40%) Marketing
8 1 (0.70%) Back Office
8 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (18.18%) Analyst
2 24 (16.78%) Developer
3 23 (16.08%) Support Technician
4 21 (14.69%) Help Desk Support
4 21 (14.69%) Help Desk Technician
4 21 (14.69%) Help Desk Support Technician
5 13 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
5 13 (9.09%) Service Analyst
6 12 (8.39%) Support Analyst
7 11 (7.69%) C# Developer
8 10 (6.99%) Tester
9 9 (6.29%) Web Developer
9 9 (6.29%) Software Tester
10 8 (5.59%) .NET Developer
11 7 (4.90%) Infrastructure Manager
11 7 (4.90%) Consultant
11 7 (4.90%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (4.90%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (4.90%) IT Support
12 6 (4.20%) Junior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.18%) .NET
2 23 (16.08%) HTML
3 17 (11.89%) CSS
4 15 (10.49%) jQuery
5 14 (9.79%) ASP.NET
6 13 (9.09%) Web Services
7 9 (6.29%) LINQ
7 9 (6.29%) RabbitMQ
7 9 (6.29%) Backbone.js
8 8 (5.59%) .NET Framework
9 5 (3.50%) Software Packaging
9 5 (3.50%) WinForms
10 3 (2.10%) WCF
10 3 (2.10%) XML
10 3 (2.10%) CSS3
10 3 (2.10%) HTML5
10 3 (2.10%) LAMP
11 2 (1.40%) REST
11 2 (1.40%) SOAP
12 1 (0.70%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.20%) PMI
3 5 (3.50%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.10%) Open Source
4 3 (2.10%) EqualLogic
5 2 (1.40%) iPad
5 2 (1.40%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.40%) User Experience
5 2 (1.40%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.40%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.40%) Physics
5 2 (1.40%) Chemistry
5 2 (1.40%) Replication
6 1 (0.70%) PKI
6 1 (0.70%) NHS
6 1 (0.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 75 (52.45%) Windows
2 21 (14.69%) Windows XP
3 20 (13.99%) Windows 7
4 19 (13.29%) Windows 8
5 11 (7.69%) UNIX
6 9 (6.29%) Linux
7 5 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.80%) Android
9 3 (2.10%) Solaris
9 3 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.40%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (20.98%) ITIL
2 22 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (8.39%) Scrum
3 12 (8.39%) MVC
4 10 (6.99%) Validation
4 10 (6.99%) Regression Testing
5 9 (6.29%) Project Management
5 9 (6.29%) OOP
5 9 (6.29%) Automated Testing
5 9 (6.29%) Unit Testing
5 9 (6.29%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (6.29%) Domain-Driven Design
6 8 (5.59%) Software Testing
7 6 (4.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (4.20%) PRINCE2
7 6 (4.20%) Project Governance
8 5 (3.50%) Migration
8 5 (3.50%) Software Engineering
9 4 (2.80%) Service Delivery
9 4 (2.80%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 31 (21.68%) SQL
2 28 (19.58%) C#
3 20 (13.99%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.20%) C
4 6 (4.20%) Java
5 3 (2.10%) PHP
5 3 (2.10%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.40%) C++
7 1 (0.70%) VB
7 1 (0.70%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 19 (13.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (7.69%) Degree
3 10 (6.99%) MCSE
4 8 (5.59%) CCNA
4 8 (5.59%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (4.90%) MCSA
6 6 (4.20%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (4.20%) PMI Certification
7 4 (2.80%) PMP
8 3 (2.10%) CCDA
8 3 (2.10%) CISSP
9 2 (1.40%) PhD
9 2 (1.40%) MCP
9 2 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.40%) HP ASE
10 1 (0.70%) MCITP
10 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.59%) QA
2 5 (3.50%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 18 (12.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.29%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.59%) vSphere
5 6 (4.20%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.10%) XenApp
6 3 (2.10%) XenServer
6 3 (2.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (11.19%) SCCM
2 3 (2.10%) ARCserve
2 3 (2.10%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.70%) SCOM
3 1 (0.70%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.70%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 25 (17.48%) VMware
2 20 (13.99%) Cisco
3 11 (7.69%) Oracle
3 11 (7.69%) Citrix
4 10 (6.99%) HP
5 8 (5.59%) CheckPoint
6 7 (4.90%) Veeam
7 6 (4.20%) BMC
7 6 (4.20%) Remedy
8 4 (2.80%) Sophos
8 4 (2.80%) Dell
8 4 (2.80%) Brocade
8 4 (2.80%) LANDesk
9 3 (2.10%) 3PAR
9 3 (2.10%) Juniper
9 3 (2.10%) Veritas
10 2 (1.40%) Lotus
10 2 (1.40%) Mitel
10 2 (1.40%) Siebel
10 2 (1.40%) Avaya
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