The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 9 8 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 242 356 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.52% 15.70% 20.53%
As % of the Vendors category 27.07% 29.42% 39.25%
Number of salaries quoted 193 276 382
Median salary £45,000 £37,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% -14.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £22,956 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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 Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
894 1210 1284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 49.94% 53.35% 52.30%
Number of salaries quoted 677 857 903
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,850 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +4.62%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Reading

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Reading

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Reading region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 237 (44.13%) MS Excel
2 207 (38.55%) Windows
3 178 (33.15%) SQL
4 155 (28.86%) SQL Server
5 135 (25.14%) Active Directory
6 125 (23.28%) .NET
7 124 (23.09%) VMware
8 118 (21.97%) Degree
9 117 (21.79%) C#
10 104 (19.37%) Windows Server
11 102 (18.99%) Cisco
12 79 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
13 76 (14.15%) Agile Software Development
14 72 (13.41%) JavaScript
15 69 (12.85%) Windows Server 2008
16 68 (12.66%) MS Office
17 65 (12.10%) Linux
17 65 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
18 61 (11.36%) Office 365
19 60 (11.17%) MVC
20 58 (10.80%) Firewall
20 58 (10.80%) ASP.NET
21 57 (10.61%) Citrix
21 57 (10.61%) Presales
22 56 (10.43%) Computer Science
22 56 (10.43%) IIS
22 56 (10.43%) HTML
23 54 (10.06%) CSS
23 54 (10.06%) Finance
23 54 (10.06%) Hyper-V

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 56 (10.43%) IIS
2 50 (9.31%) MS Exchange
2 50 (9.31%) SharePoint
3 21 (3.91%) Skype for Business
4 18 (3.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 18 (3.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 15 (2.79%) Apache
6 14 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (2.42%) WebSphere
8 10 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (1.86%) Tomcat
9 9 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (1.49%) CMS
10 8 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (1.30%) Office Communications Server
11 7 (1.30%) WebLogic
12 6 (1.12%) JBoss
12 6 (1.12%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.74%) IBM Domino
13 4 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 237 (44.13%) MS Excel
2 68 (12.66%) MS Office
3 15 (2.79%) MS Visio
4 11 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.12%) MS Project
6 5 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.74%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 34 (6.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (3.72%) Dynamics NAV
3 12 (2.23%) SAP HR
3 12 (2.23%) SAP Payroll
4 7 (1.30%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.37%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.19%) Changepoint
7 1 (0.19%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 61 (11.36%) Office 365
2 47 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (3.91%) IaaS
4 20 (3.72%) SaaS
5 7 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.93%) OneDrive
7 4 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.74%) PaaS
7 4 (0.74%) Yammer
8 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 58 (10.80%) Firewall
2 45 (8.38%) TCP/IP
3 38 (7.08%) SAN
4 32 (5.96%) DNS
4 32 (5.96%) LAN
5 31 (5.77%) VPN
6 30 (5.59%) WAN
7 25 (4.66%) Wireless
8 24 (4.47%) DHCP
9 20 (3.72%) NAS
10 18 (3.35%) PSTN
11 17 (3.17%) MPLS
12 16 (2.98%) Internet
12 16 (2.98%) IP Telephony
12 16 (2.98%) SMTP
12 16 (2.98%) Wireshark
13 14 (2.61%) 3GPP
13 14 (2.61%) CDMA
13 14 (2.61%) UMTS
13 14 (2.61%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (28.86%) SQL Server
2 40 (7.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (5.40%) Relational Database
4 27 (5.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (3.72%) Big Data
5 20 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (3.17%) MySQL
7 16 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (2.61%) MS Access
8 14 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (2.23%) NoSQL
10 10 (1.86%) Couchbase
11 9 (1.68%) Redis
11 9 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (0.93%) DataStage
14 5 (0.93%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.93%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 22 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (2.61%) WebLOAD
3 13 (2.42%) AQtime
4 11 (2.05%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.93%) JIRA
6 4 (0.74%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.74%) Subversion
6 4 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.56%) Toad
8 2 (0.37%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.37%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.37%) MSI
8 2 (0.37%) Selenium
8 2 (0.37%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.37%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.19%) Appium
9 1 (0.19%) Hudson
9 1 (0.19%) MSTest
9 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.19%) WebDriver
General
1 54 (10.06%) Finance
2 46 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 17 (3.17%) Retail
4 10 (1.86%) German Language
5 7 (1.30%) Billing
6 6 (1.12%) Advertising
6 6 (1.12%) Legal
7 4 (0.74%) Banking
8 3 (0.56%) Automotive
8 3 (0.56%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.37%) French Language
9 2 (0.37%) Law
9 2 (0.37%) Marketing
9 2 (0.37%) Military
9 2 (0.37%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 104 (19.37%) Developer
2 69 (12.85%) Analyst
3 54 (10.06%) Architect
4 52 (9.68%) Consultant
5 50 (9.31%) Technical Support
6 49 (9.12%) Support Engineer
7 44 (8.19%) C# Developer
8 41 (7.64%) .NET Developer
9 35 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
10 33 (6.15%) Technical Engineer
11 30 (5.59%) Technical Support Engineer
12 27 (5.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 26 (4.84%) Support Analyst
14 25 (4.66%) Solutions Architect
15 24 (4.47%) Applications Support
16 23 (4.28%) Software Developer
17 22 (4.10%) SQL Developer
18 21 (3.91%) IT Support
18 21 (3.91%) Network Engineer
19 18 (3.35%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (23.28%) .NET
2 58 (10.80%) ASP.NET
3 56 (10.43%) HTML
4 54 (10.06%) CSS
5 31 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (4.84%) jQuery
7 19 (3.54%) .NET Framework
8 18 (3.35%) AngularJS
8 18 (3.35%) Web Services
9 17 (3.17%) XML
10 13 (2.42%) HTML5
10 13 (2.42%) WCF
11 12 (2.23%) MAPI
12 10 (1.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 10 (1.86%) Entity Framework
12 10 (1.86%) WPF
13 9 (1.68%) Ajax
14 8 (1.49%) KnockoutJS
15 7 (1.30%) WinForms
16 6 (1.12%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 65 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (10.43%) Computer Science
3 53 (9.87%) Data Centre
4 29 (5.40%) Mobile App
5 27 (5.03%) Management Information System
6 18 (3.35%) Smart Meter
7 15 (2.79%) Driving Licence
8 13 (2.42%) Clustering
8 13 (2.42%) PMI
9 11 (2.05%) PKI
9 11 (2.05%) Video Conferencing
10 10 (1.86%) Mathematics
11 9 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.68%) Replication
12 7 (1.30%) Cyber Attack
13 5 (0.93%) IVR
13 5 (0.93%) N-Tier
13 5 (0.93%) Private Cloud
14 4 (0.74%) Algorithms
14 4 (0.74%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 207 (38.55%) Windows
2 104 (19.37%) Windows Server
3 69 (12.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 65 (12.10%) Linux
5 52 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (7.26%) Unix
7 24 (4.47%) Windows 7
8 19 (3.54%) Windows 2000
8 19 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (3.35%) Windows NT
10 12 (2.23%) Android
10 12 (2.23%) Windows 10
11 11 (2.05%) Windows XP
12 7 (1.30%) CentOS
12 7 (1.30%) Windows 8
13 6 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.93%) AIX
14 5 (0.93%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.93%) Solaris
14 5 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (14.15%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (11.17%) MVC
3 57 (10.61%) Presales
4 41 (7.64%) Business Intelligence
5 39 (7.26%) CRM
6 38 (7.08%) ITIL
7 31 (5.77%) Information Security
8 30 (5.59%) Project Management
9 27 (5.03%) Scrum
10 24 (4.47%) Continuous Improvement
10 24 (4.47%) Data Management
10 24 (4.47%) Service Delivery
11 20 (3.72%) Migration
12 19 (3.54%) Disaster Recovery
12 19 (3.54%) ERP
12 19 (3.54%) TOGAF
13 18 (3.35%) Performance Tuning
13 18 (3.35%) TDD
13 18 (3.35%) Web Development
14 17 (3.17%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 178 (33.15%) SQL
2 117 (21.79%) C#
3 72 (13.41%) JavaScript
4 32 (5.96%) T-SQL
5 23 (4.28%) C++
6 18 (3.35%) PowerShell
7 13 (2.42%) Java
8 11 (2.05%) TypeScript
9 9 (1.68%) ES6
9 9 (1.68%) Python
10 8 (1.49%) PHP
10 8 (1.49%) VB
10 8 (1.49%) VB.NET
11 7 (1.30%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.30%) VBScript
12 4 (0.74%) Ruby
13 3 (0.56%) Perl
13 3 (0.56%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.37%) C
14 2 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 118 (21.97%) Degree
2 52 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (5.59%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (4.47%) MCSE
5 21 (3.91%) Security Cleared
6 18 (3.35%) CISSP
7 17 (3.17%) CCNP
8 16 (2.98%) PMI Certification
9 15 (2.79%) SC Cleared
10 13 (2.42%) MCITP
11 12 (2.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (2.05%) ISSAP
13 10 (1.86%) CISM
13 10 (1.86%) DV Cleared
14 8 (1.49%) CCDP
15 7 (1.30%) MCP
16 6 (1.12%) CCA
16 6 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
16 6 (1.12%) MCSA
16 6 (1.12%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.21%) QA
2 16 (2.98%) SLA
3 14 (2.61%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.19%) SAS 70
5 1 (0.19%) SDET
System Software
1 135 (25.14%) Active Directory
2 79 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (10.06%) Hyper-V
4 32 (5.96%) vSphere
5 22 (4.10%) VMware ESX
6 15 (2.79%) XenApp
7 13 (2.42%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (1.86%) XenDesktop
10 8 (1.49%) Terminal Services
11 5 (0.93%) vCloud
11 5 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (0.74%) DFS Replication
12 4 (0.74%) ISA Server
12 4 (0.74%) NDS
12 4 (0.74%) NetIQ eDirectory
12 4 (0.74%) Squid
12 4 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (6.15%) SCCM
2 26 (4.84%) SCOM
3 13 (2.42%) Perfmon
4 12 (2.23%) SCVMM
5 11 (2.05%) WSUS
6 10 (1.86%) Microsoft Clustering
7 9 (1.68%) EMC NetWorker
7 9 (1.68%) SCDPM
8 8 (1.49%) Backup Exec
8 8 (1.49%) Nagios
9 6 (1.12%) Cacti
9 6 (1.12%) SmokePing
10 5 (0.93%) Legato
10 5 (0.93%) NetBackup
10 5 (0.93%) Simpana
11 4 (0.74%) Cisco IPCC
11 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 4 (0.74%) MOM
11 4 (0.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 4 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 124 (23.09%) VMware
2 102 (18.99%) Cisco
3 57 (10.61%) Citrix
4 36 (6.70%) EMC
4 36 (6.70%) HP
4 36 (6.70%) Oracle
5 28 (5.21%) NetApp
6 24 (4.47%) SAP
7 21 (3.91%) CheckPoint
8 20 (3.72%) Juniper
9 16 (2.98%) IBM
10 14 (2.61%) Dell
10 14 (2.61%) Red Hat
10 14 (2.61%) Sybase
11 12 (2.23%) Avaya
12 11 (2.05%) Huawei
13 10 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (1.86%) Veeam
14 9 (1.68%) Intel
15 8 (1.49%) Adobe
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