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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 7 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 196 326 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 16.09% 15.65% 19.82%
As % of the Vendors category 29.17% 29.26% 39.09%
Number of salaries quoted 161 285 350
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +1.33%

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
672 1114 1205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 55.17% 53.48% 50.72%
Number of salaries quoted 479 900 833
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +2.40%

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 25 February 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Reading

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 179 (39.17%) MS Excel
2 164 (35.89%) Windows
3 129 (28.23%) .NET
4 128 (28.01%) C#
4 128 (28.01%) SQL Server
5 122 (26.70%) SQL
6 112 (24.51%) VMware
7 97 (21.23%) Active Directory
8 96 (21.01%) Windows Server
9 82 (17.94%) JavaScript
10 77 (16.85%) VMware Infrastructure
11 76 (16.63%) Microsoft Azure
12 71 (15.54%) Linux
13 70 (15.32%) Cisco
14 63 (13.79%) Hyper-V
15 59 (12.91%) MS Office
15 59 (12.91%) ASP.NET
15 59 (12.91%) CSS
16 58 (12.69%) Microsoft Certification
16 58 (12.69%) Degree
17 55 (12.04%) AngularJS
18 54 (11.82%) MVC
19 53 (11.60%) Agile Software Development
20 51 (11.16%) HTML
21 50 (10.94%) SharePoint
22 47 (10.28%) Firewall
22 47 (10.28%) Finance
22 47 (10.28%) Windows Server 2012
23 46 (10.07%) Office 365
23 46 (10.07%) VPN

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 50 (10.94%) SharePoint
2 43 (9.41%) IIS
3 41 (8.97%) MS Exchange
4 17 (3.72%) CMS
5 12 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (2.63%) Umbraco
6 11 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 11 (2.41%) Skype for Business
7 7 (1.53%) Apache
7 7 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (1.53%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.09%) JBoss
9 5 (1.09%) SAS
9 5 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (1.09%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.09%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.66%) Documentum
10 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 179 (39.17%) MS Excel
2 59 (12.91%) MS Office
3 32 (7.00%) MS Visio
4 26 (5.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.09%) MS Project
6 2 (0.44%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (5.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 76 (16.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (10.07%) Office 365
3 16 (3.50%) IaaS
4 14 (3.06%) SaaS
5 13 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (1.09%) PaaS
8 2 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.22%) Force.com
9 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 47 (10.28%) Firewall
2 46 (10.07%) VPN
3 43 (9.41%) DNS
4 40 (8.75%) TCP/IP
5 27 (5.91%) Internet
6 26 (5.69%) Network Security
7 22 (4.81%) DHCP
8 21 (4.60%) SAN
9 17 (3.72%) LAN
9 17 (3.72%) WAN
10 14 (3.06%) VLAN
11 11 (2.41%) SMTP
12 9 (1.97%) Intranet
12 9 (1.97%) Skype
12 9 (1.97%) Wireshark
13 7 (1.53%) Kerberos
13 7 (1.53%) WebEx
14 6 (1.31%) FTP
14 6 (1.31%) LDAP
14 6 (1.31%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (28.01%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (5.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (4.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (3.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (3.28%) Oracle Database
6 15 (3.28%) SQL Server 2014
7 14 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (2.19%) Oracle Database 10g
9 10 (2.19%) Redis
9 10 (2.19%) Relational Database
10 8 (1.75%) Power BI
11 5 (1.09%) Base SAS
11 5 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.88%) MongoDB
12 4 (0.88%) MySQL
12 4 (0.88%) NoSQL
12 4 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
13 3 (0.66%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (2.84%) Visual Studio
3 10 (2.19%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.09%) JIRA
4 5 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (0.88%) LoadRunner
5 4 (0.88%) WebLOAD
6 3 (0.66%) PowerBuilder
6 3 (0.66%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 3 (0.66%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.44%) AQtime
7 2 (0.44%) Gatling
7 2 (0.44%) JMeter
7 2 (0.44%) Selenium
8 1 (0.22%) AdminStudio
8 1 (0.22%) MSI
8 1 (0.22%) Subversion
8 1 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 47 (10.28%) Finance
2 19 (4.16%) Telecoms
3 17 (3.72%) Advertising
4 14 (3.06%) German Language
5 10 (2.19%) Banking
6 7 (1.53%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.53%) French Language
7 6 (1.31%) Marketing
7 6 (1.31%) Retail
8 5 (1.09%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.09%) Italian Language
8 5 (1.09%) Spanish Language
9 4 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.66%) Back Office
10 3 (0.66%) Billing
10 3 (0.66%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.44%) Law
12 1 (0.22%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.22%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 129 (28.23%) Developer
2 83 (18.16%) .NET Developer
3 77 (16.85%) C# Developer
4 66 (14.44%) Support Engineer
5 59 (12.91%) C# .NET Developer
6 55 (12.04%) Consultant
7 51 (11.16%) Technical Support
8 45 (9.85%) Analyst
9 36 (7.88%) Technical Engineer
9 36 (7.88%) Technical Support Engineer
10 24 (5.25%) Graduate
10 24 (5.25%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 24 (5.25%) Graduate Developer
11 20 (4.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 20 (4.38%) JavaScript Developer
12 19 (4.16%) Implementation Consultant
13 18 (3.94%) Administrator
13 18 (3.94%) Architect
13 18 (3.94%) Security Engineer
13 18 (3.94%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (28.23%) .NET
2 59 (12.91%) ASP.NET
2 59 (12.91%) CSS
3 55 (12.04%) AngularJS
4 51 (11.16%) HTML
5 36 (7.88%) jQuery
6 25 (5.47%) .NET Framework
7 17 (3.72%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (3.72%) KnockoutJS
8 16 (3.50%) XML
9 14 (3.06%) HTML5
10 13 (2.84%) WCF
11 11 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 11 (2.41%) CSS3
12 9 (1.97%) Web Services
13 8 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (1.75%) Entity Framework
13 8 (1.75%) WPF
14 7 (1.53%) LINQ
14 7 (1.53%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 44 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (7.00%) Computer Science
3 20 (4.38%) Clustering
4 18 (3.94%) Driving Licence
5 17 (3.72%) Mobile App
5 17 (3.72%) Security Operations Centre
6 16 (3.50%) PKI
7 15 (3.28%) Data Centre
8 14 (3.06%) Management Information System
9 13 (2.84%) Social Media
10 12 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.53%) Life Science
12 6 (1.31%) N-Tier
13 5 (1.09%) Cyber Attack
14 3 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
15 2 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
15 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Licensing
15 2 (0.44%) PMI
15 2 (0.44%) Replication
16 1 (0.22%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 164 (35.89%) Windows
2 96 (21.01%) Windows Server
3 71 (15.54%) Linux
4 47 (10.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (6.35%) Unix
5 29 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (4.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (3.28%) Windows 7
9 11 (2.41%) Android
10 10 (2.19%) Apple iOS
11 7 (1.53%) Solaris
12 6 (1.31%) Windows 10
12 6 (1.31%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.88%) CentOS
13 4 (0.88%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.44%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (11.82%) MVC
2 53 (11.60%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (9.85%) Project Management
4 39 (8.53%) Presales
5 37 (8.10%) ITIL
6 36 (7.88%) Validation
7 35 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
8 34 (7.44%) SDLC
9 30 (6.56%) CRM
10 28 (6.13%) Information Security
10 28 (6.13%) Migration
10 28 (6.13%) Web Development
11 25 (5.47%) OO
12 21 (4.60%) Risk Management
12 21 (4.60%) Security Management
13 20 (4.38%) Service Delivery
14 19 (4.16%) ERP
15 18 (3.94%) Document Management
16 17 (3.72%) Content Management
16 17 (3.72%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 128 (28.01%) C#
2 122 (26.70%) SQL
3 82 (17.94%) JavaScript
4 30 (6.56%) T-SQL
5 16 (3.50%) Java
5 16 (3.50%) VB.NET
6 15 (3.28%) TypeScript
7 10 (2.19%) C++
7 10 (2.19%) ES6
8 5 (1.09%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.66%) PHP
9 3 (0.66%) Python
10 2 (0.44%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.44%) Perl
10 2 (0.44%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.22%) C
11 1 (0.22%) SAS Macro
11 1 (0.22%) VB
11 1 (0.22%) VBA
11 1 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 58 (12.69%) Degree
1 58 (12.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (8.53%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (6.56%) MCSE
4 20 (4.38%) CCNA
5 19 (4.16%) CCIE
5 19 (4.16%) JNCIS
5 19 (4.16%) Security Cleared
6 17 (3.72%) CCSE
6 17 (3.72%) CCSP
7 16 (3.50%) MCITP
8 13 (2.84%) MCP
9 12 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (1.97%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (1.75%) MCSA
11 8 (1.75%) SC Cleared
12 7 (1.53%) CCNP
12 7 (1.53%) DV Cleared
13 6 (1.31%) CISM
14 5 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.00%) SLA
2 10 (2.19%) QA
3 7 (1.53%) GAMP
3 7 (1.53%) PMO
4 4 (0.88%) P3O
5 3 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.44%) IFRS
6 2 (0.44%) IFRS 9
6 2 (0.44%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.44%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.22%) CDISC
System Software
1 97 (21.23%) Active Directory
2 77 (16.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (13.79%) Hyper-V
4 17 (3.72%) ProxySG
4 17 (3.72%) vSphere
5 15 (3.28%) vCloud
6 13 (2.84%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (2.63%) Terminal Services
8 11 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (1.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 7 (1.53%) VMware ESX
11 6 (1.31%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.66%) XenServer
13 2 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.44%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.44%) XenApp
14 1 (0.22%) FreeRADIUS
14 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (3.94%) SCCM
2 12 (2.63%) Backup Exec
3 9 (1.97%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 8 (1.75%) NetBackup
5 6 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.31%) Puppet
5 6 (1.31%) SCOM
5 6 (1.31%) WSUS
6 3 (0.66%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (0.66%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (0.66%) Icinga
6 3 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.66%) vRealize
7 2 (0.44%) Grafana
7 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.44%) Nessus
7 2 (0.44%) Nmap
7 2 (0.44%) Perfmon
7 2 (0.44%) vMotion
Vendors
1 112 (24.51%) VMware
2 70 (15.32%) Cisco
3 44 (9.63%) HP
4 32 (7.00%) Oracle
5 30 (6.56%) CheckPoint
6 27 (5.91%) Juniper
7 20 (4.38%) Fortinet
7 20 (4.38%) NetApp
8 19 (4.16%) F5
8 19 (4.16%) Intel Security
9 17 (3.72%) Blue Coat
9 17 (3.72%) Imperva
9 17 (3.72%) Palo Alto
9 17 (3.72%) Proofpoint
9 17 (3.72%) Sourcefire
9 17 (3.72%) TippingPoint
10 14 (3.06%) EMC
10 14 (3.06%) Veritas
11 13 (2.84%) Veeam
12 10 (2.19%) Citrix
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