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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 9 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 311 457 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 14.91% 19.23% 24.23%
As % of the Vendors category 27.55% 37.46% 42.61%
Number of salaries quoted 273 346 466
Average salary £40,000 £40,750 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.84% +0.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,250 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £69,250 £63,000
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 Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1129 1220 1293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 54.12% 51.33% 56.86%
Number of salaries quoted 898 830 929
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Reading

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

1 273 (39.91%) Windows
2 264 (38.60%) MS Excel
3 224 (32.75%) SQL
4 206 (30.12%) Active Directory
5 202 (29.53%) SQL Server
6 171 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 169 (24.71%) VMware
8 151 (22.08%) Degree
9 141 (20.61%) Cisco
10 111 (16.23%) MS Exchange
11 109 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
12 106 (15.50%) .NET
13 101 (14.77%) Finance
14 95 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
15 90 (13.16%) C#
16 88 (12.87%) Agile Software Development
17 87 (12.72%) ITIL
17 87 (12.72%) Windows Server 2012
18 82 (11.99%) Microsoft Certification
19 80 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
20 79 (11.55%) Linux
21 76 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
22 72 (10.53%) Presales
23 70 (10.23%) TCP/IP
24 69 (10.09%) MS Office
25 67 (9.80%) Data Centre
26 65 (9.50%) Hyper-V
26 65 (9.50%) Computer Science
26 65 (9.50%) Oracle
27 63 (9.21%) CRM

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading 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
1 111 (16.23%) MS Exchange
2 51 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (6.14%) Skype for Business
4 37 (5.41%) IIS
4 37 (5.41%) SharePoint
5 18 (2.63%) Apache
6 13 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (1.61%) Office Communications Server
8 10 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (1.46%) Tomcat
8 10 (1.46%) WebSphere
9 9 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (1.17%) Node.js
10 8 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (1.17%) WebLogic
11 7 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (1.02%) CMS
12 5 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2000
13 4 (0.58%) Umbraco
Applications
1 264 (38.60%) MS Excel
2 69 (10.09%) MS Office
3 21 (3.07%) MS Project
4 13 (1.90%) AutoCAD
5 12 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.58%) SPSS
7 3 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.44%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 40 (5.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (3.80%) Dynamics NAV
3 23 (3.36%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (1.02%) SAP HR
4 7 (1.02%) SAP Payroll
5 5 (0.73%) Dynamics GP
6 4 (0.58%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.15%) Changepoint
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.15%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 45 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
1 45 (6.58%) Office 365
2 26 (3.80%) SaaS
3 10 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.17%) IaaS
5 4 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.58%) GitHub
6 3 (0.44%) Yammer
7 2 (0.29%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.15%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.15%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 70 (10.23%) TCP/IP
2 62 (9.06%) Firewall
3 52 (7.60%) DNS
4 34 (4.97%) DHCP
5 32 (4.68%) SAN
6 31 (4.53%) VPN
7 27 (3.95%) Internet
8 26 (3.80%) LAN
9 24 (3.51%) Wireless
10 22 (3.22%) WAN
11 20 (2.92%) SMTP
12 19 (2.78%) Unified Communications
13 16 (2.34%) iSCSI
14 14 (2.05%) MPLS
15 12 (1.75%) Wireshark
16 11 (1.61%) HTTP
17 9 (1.32%) Cisco IPT
17 9 (1.32%) NetScaler
17 9 (1.32%) Network Security
17 9 (1.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (29.53%) SQL Server
2 48 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
3 43 (6.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 43 (6.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 36 (5.26%) Big Data
5 34 (4.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 26 (3.80%) Relational Database
6 26 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 24 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 22 (3.22%) Data Mining
9 21 (3.07%) SQL Server 2014
10 18 (2.63%) MS Access
11 17 (2.49%) NoSQL
12 14 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
13 13 (1.90%) MySQL
14 12 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
15 11 (1.61%) MongoDB
16 9 (1.32%) OLAP
16 9 (1.32%) Text Mining
17 7 (1.02%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 45 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 41 (5.99%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.02%) Toad
4 5 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (0.58%) Android Studio
5 4 (0.58%) JIRA
5 4 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (0.58%) Subversion
5 4 (0.58%) WebLOAD
6 3 (0.44%) AQtime
6 3 (0.44%) Selenium
7 2 (0.29%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (0.29%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.29%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.29%) TestComplete
7 2 (0.29%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.15%) MSTest
General
1 101 (14.77%) Finance
2 34 (4.97%) Retail
2 34 (4.97%) Telecoms
3 31 (4.53%) German Language
4 26 (3.80%) Marketing
5 13 (1.90%) Billing
6 12 (1.75%) Automotive
7 9 (1.32%) Italian Language
8 7 (1.02%) French Language
8 7 (1.02%) Legal
9 6 (0.88%) Banking
9 6 (0.88%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.73%) Advertising
10 5 (0.73%) Electronics
11 4 (0.58%) Games
11 4 (0.58%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.29%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.29%) Local Government
12 2 (0.29%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 108 (15.79%) Developer
2 99 (14.47%) Analyst
3 89 (13.01%) Support Engineer
4 75 (10.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 70 (10.23%) Consultant
6 56 (8.19%) Architect
6 56 (8.19%) Technical Support
7 39 (5.70%) Technical Engineer
8 38 (5.56%) SQL Developer
9 37 (5.41%) Technical Support Engineer
10 29 (4.24%) C# Developer
11 28 (4.09%) .NET Developer
12 27 (3.95%) Administrator
13 25 (3.65%) 3rd Line Support
14 24 (3.51%) IT Support
14 24 (3.51%) Support Analyst
15 22 (3.22%) ETL Developer
15 22 (3.22%) IT Engineer
15 22 (3.22%) Network Consultant
16 21 (3.07%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (15.50%) .NET
2 53 (7.75%) ASP.NET
3 49 (7.16%) HTML
4 41 (5.99%) CSS
5 28 (4.09%) jQuery
6 27 (3.95%) Web Services
7 20 (2.92%) .NET Framework
7 20 (2.92%) XML
8 16 (2.34%) AngularJS
9 15 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (2.19%) HTML5
10 14 (2.05%) Ajax
10 14 (2.05%) MSMQ
10 14 (2.05%) WPF
11 12 (1.75%) MDX
11 12 (1.75%) SOAP
12 11 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 10 (1.46%) CSS3
14 9 (1.32%) Lucene
14 9 (1.32%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 80 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (9.80%) Data Centre
3 65 (9.50%) Computer Science
4 33 (4.82%) Mobile App
5 25 (3.65%) Smart Meter
6 19 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 19 (2.78%) Mathematics
7 18 (2.63%) Driving Licence
8 17 (2.49%) Clustering
9 16 (2.34%) Client/Server
10 14 (2.05%) EMC VNX
11 10 (1.46%) Blackberry
12 9 (1.32%) e-Learning
13 7 (1.02%) Data Integration
13 7 (1.02%) FMCG
14 6 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.88%) PMI
14 6 (0.88%) Private Cloud
14 6 (0.88%) User Experience
14 6 (0.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 273 (39.91%) Windows
2 171 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 109 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 87 (12.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 79 (11.55%) Linux
6 36 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (3.80%) Unix
8 25 (3.65%) Windows 7
9 19 (2.78%) Windows 8
9 19 (2.78%) Windows XP
10 17 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (2.34%) Android
12 11 (1.61%) Apple iOS
12 11 (1.61%) CentOS
13 8 (1.17%) Solaris
13 8 (1.17%) Windows 2000
14 7 (1.02%) Windows NT
15 6 (0.88%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.73%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.58%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (12.87%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (12.72%) ITIL
3 76 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 72 (10.53%) Presales
5 63 (9.21%) CRM
5 63 (9.21%) Project Management
6 45 (6.58%) Scrum
7 41 (5.99%) ERP
8 38 (5.56%) Mentoring
9 36 (5.26%) ETL
10 33 (4.82%) MVC
11 28 (4.09%) Product Management
12 26 (3.80%) ITIL V3
12 26 (3.80%) Migration
13 24 (3.51%) Analytics
14 20 (2.92%) SDLC
14 20 (2.92%) Service Management
15 19 (2.78%) Test Automation
16 18 (2.63%) TDD
16 18 (2.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 224 (32.75%) SQL
2 90 (13.16%) C#
3 49 (7.16%) JavaScript
4 34 (4.97%) T-SQL
5 25 (3.65%) Java
6 19 (2.78%) PowerShell
7 17 (2.49%) C
8 15 (2.19%) VB
9 14 (2.05%) Perl
10 13 (1.90%) PL/SQL
11 12 (1.75%) Shell Script
12 11 (1.61%) VB.NET
12 11 (1.61%) VBScript
13 10 (1.46%) Python
14 9 (1.32%) C++
15 5 (0.73%) Assembly Language
15 5 (0.73%) Ruby
16 4 (0.58%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.58%) PHP
16 4 (0.58%) R
Qualifications
1 151 (22.08%) Degree
2 82 (11.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (5.41%) MCSE
4 35 (5.12%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (4.39%) CCNP
5 30 (4.39%) Security Cleared
6 24 (3.51%) SC Cleared
7 19 (2.78%) ISEB
7 19 (2.78%) ISTQB
7 19 (2.78%) MCITP
8 17 (2.49%) MCP
9 16 (2.34%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 13 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (1.75%) NVQ Level 3
12 11 (1.61%) PMI Certification
13 10 (1.46%) CITP
14 9 (1.32%) A+ Certification
15 8 (1.17%) CCIE
15 8 (1.17%) MCTS
16 7 (1.02%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.68%) QA
2 17 (2.49%) SLA
3 12 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.46%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.58%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.15%) DICOM
6 1 (0.15%) P3O
6 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 206 (30.12%) Active Directory
2 95 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (9.50%) Hyper-V
4 42 (6.14%) VMware ESX
5 29 (4.24%) vSphere
6 17 (2.49%) XenApp
7 13 (1.90%) Terminal Services
8 9 (1.32%) vCloud
8 9 (1.32%) XenDesktop
9 8 (1.17%) ISA Server
10 7 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (1.02%) VMware Server
11 5 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (0.73%) Xen
11 5 (0.73%) XenServer
12 4 (0.58%) Firmware
12 4 (0.58%) Novell eDirectory
12 4 (0.58%) OpenSSH
12 4 (0.58%) Squid
12 4 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 47 (6.87%) SCCM
2 40 (5.85%) SCOM
3 20 (2.92%) Backup Exec
4 14 (2.05%) NetBackup
5 9 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
5 9 (1.32%) Cisco UCCX
5 9 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (1.17%) Cisco UCCE
6 8 (1.17%) SCVMM
7 6 (0.88%) SCSM
8 5 (0.73%) Simpana
8 5 (0.73%) vRealize
8 5 (0.73%) XenMobile
9 4 (0.58%) Cisco IPCC
9 4 (0.58%) EdgeSight
9 4 (0.58%) MOM
9 4 (0.58%) SCDPM
10 3 (0.44%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (0.44%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (0.44%) Legato
Vendors
1 169 (24.71%) VMware
2 141 (20.61%) Cisco
3 65 (9.50%) Oracle
4 60 (8.77%) HP
5 59 (8.63%) Citrix
6 44 (6.43%) EMC
7 37 (5.41%) SAP
8 31 (4.53%) Dell
9 29 (4.24%) CheckPoint
10 28 (4.09%) NetApp
11 24 (3.51%) Symantec
12 23 (3.36%) Red Hat
13 18 (2.63%) IBM
14 15 (2.19%) Intel
15 14 (2.05%) Dell Compellent
15 14 (2.05%) Xamarin
16 13 (1.90%) Tableau
17 12 (1.75%) Epicor
17 12 (1.75%) Google
17 12 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
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