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 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 9 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 232 304 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.80% 13.73% 20.27%
As % of the Vendors category 25.86% 26.21% 38.12%
Number of salaries quoted 180 257 353
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £23,579 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,025 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +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
897 1160 1330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 49.48% 52.39% 53.18%
Number of salaries quoted 632 832 942
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 August 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Reading

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 209 (44.28%) MS Excel
2 194 (41.10%) Windows
3 143 (30.30%) SQL Server
4 137 (29.03%) SQL
5 133 (28.18%) VMware
6 128 (27.12%) .NET
7 124 (26.27%) C#
8 117 (24.79%) Active Directory
9 96 (20.34%) VMware Infrastructure
10 93 (19.70%) Degree
11 89 (18.86%) Windows Server
12 88 (18.64%) Linux
13 86 (18.22%) Cisco
14 75 (15.89%) JavaScript
15 73 (15.47%) Agile Software Development
16 71 (15.04%) Hyper-V
17 63 (13.35%) MVC
18 61 (12.92%) MS Office
19 60 (12.71%) CSS
19 60 (12.71%) HTML
19 60 (12.71%) TCP/IP
20 58 (12.29%) IIS
21 55 (11.65%) ASP.NET
22 54 (11.44%) SharePoint
22 54 (11.44%) Microsoft Certification
22 54 (11.44%) Computer Science
22 54 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
23 53 (11.23%) Presales
24 51 (10.81%) Telecoms
25 50 (10.59%) Windows Server 2008

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 58 (12.29%) IIS
2 54 (11.44%) SharePoint
3 43 (9.11%) MS Exchange
4 18 (3.81%) Skype for Business
5 15 (3.18%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (2.97%) Apache
6 14 (2.97%) WebSphere
7 11 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 11 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (2.12%) Tomcat
9 8 (1.69%) JBoss
10 7 (1.48%) WebLogic
11 6 (1.27%) CMS
11 6 (1.27%) IBM Domino
12 4 (0.85%) ArcGIS
12 4 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.64%) Confluence
13 3 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 209 (44.28%) MS Excel
2 61 (12.92%) MS Office
3 24 (5.08%) MS Visio
4 11 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.06%) MS Project
6 4 (0.85%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (4.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.27%) Dynamics GP
3 5 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.21%) BPCS
6 1 (0.21%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.21%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 49 (10.38%) Office 365
2 44 (9.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (6.57%) IaaS
4 22 (4.66%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (3.60%) SaaS
6 6 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (1.06%) OneDrive
8 3 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.64%) PaaS
9 2 (0.42%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 60 (12.71%) TCP/IP
2 46 (9.75%) SAN
3 38 (8.05%) DNS
4 37 (7.84%) Firewall
5 36 (7.63%) LAN
6 34 (7.20%) VPN
6 34 (7.20%) WAN
7 24 (5.08%) LDAP
7 24 (5.08%) SMTP
8 21 (4.45%) Wireless
9 18 (3.81%) DHCP
10 17 (3.60%) FTP
11 16 (3.39%) IP Telephony
11 16 (3.39%) NAS
12 15 (3.18%) Internet
12 15 (3.18%) VoIP
13 13 (2.75%) Wireshark
14 11 (2.33%) CTI
14 11 (2.33%) MPLS
15 10 (2.12%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.57%) Relational Database
3 20 (4.24%) Oracle Database
3 20 (4.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (3.18%) MySQL
6 15 (3.18%) Redis
7 13 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (1.69%) NoSQL
9 7 (1.48%) Couchbase
9 7 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (1.06%) Power BI
11 4 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.64%) MS Access
12 3 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.64%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 14 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (2.12%) AQtime
2 10 (2.12%) WebLOAD
3 6 (1.27%) Subversion
3 6 (1.27%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (1.06%) JIRA
5 4 (0.85%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.85%) MSI
6 3 (0.64%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.42%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.42%) Selenium
7 2 (0.42%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.21%) Appium
8 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.21%) Hudson
8 1 (0.21%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.21%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.21%) WebDriver
General
1 51 (10.81%) Telecoms
2 46 (9.75%) Finance
3 7 (1.48%) Advertising
3 7 (1.48%) Retail
4 6 (1.27%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.27%) Marketing
5 4 (0.85%) Banking
6 3 (0.64%) German Language
7 2 (0.42%) Billing
7 2 (0.42%) French Language
7 2 (0.42%) Legal
7 2 (0.42%) Military
7 2 (0.42%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.21%) Automotive
8 1 (0.21%) Games
8 1 (0.21%) Law
8 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 105 (22.25%) Developer
2 56 (11.86%) .NET Developer
3 54 (11.44%) C# Developer
4 48 (10.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 45 (9.53%) Architect
6 41 (8.69%) Consultant
7 38 (8.05%) Technical Support
8 36 (7.63%) Analyst
8 36 (7.63%) Support Engineer
9 27 (5.72%) Technical Engineer
10 23 (4.87%) JavaScript Developer
10 23 (4.87%) Technical Support Engineer
11 22 (4.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 22 (4.66%) Software Developer
11 22 (4.66%) Support Specialist
12 20 (4.24%) Applications Support
12 20 (4.24%) ASP.NET Developer
12 20 (4.24%) IT Support
13 19 (4.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 19 (4.03%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (27.12%) .NET
2 60 (12.71%) CSS
2 60 (12.71%) HTML
3 55 (11.65%) ASP.NET
4 29 (6.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (5.51%) AngularJS
5 26 (5.51%) jQuery
6 20 (4.24%) Web Services
7 18 (3.81%) HTML5
8 17 (3.60%) WPF
9 15 (3.18%) .NET Framework
10 14 (2.97%) WCF
10 14 (2.97%) XML
11 10 (2.12%) Ajax
12 9 (1.91%) KnockoutJS
12 9 (1.91%) MAPI
12 9 (1.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (1.69%) Entity Framework
14 7 (1.48%) CSS3
15 6 (1.27%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
1 54 (11.44%) Computer Science
2 47 (9.96%) Data Centre
3 21 (4.45%) Mobile App
4 19 (4.03%) Management Information System
5 18 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (3.60%) Cyber Attack
7 15 (3.18%) PKI
8 14 (2.97%) Driving Licence
8 14 (2.97%) Social Media
9 13 (2.75%) Clustering
9 13 (2.75%) Replication
10 12 (2.54%) Mathematics
11 11 (2.33%) IVR
12 9 (1.91%) PMI
13 8 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
14 7 (1.48%) N-Tier
15 6 (1.27%) Private Cloud
16 4 (0.85%) Algorithms
16 4 (0.85%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 194 (41.10%) Windows
2 89 (18.86%) Windows Server
3 88 (18.64%) Linux
4 50 (10.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (9.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (8.47%) Unix
7 26 (5.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (5.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (4.03%) Windows 7
10 15 (3.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 13 (2.75%) Windows 10
12 9 (1.91%) Android
12 9 (1.91%) Windows XP
13 8 (1.69%) AIX
13 8 (1.69%) Windows 8
14 6 (1.27%) Windows 2000
15 5 (1.06%) Apple iOS
15 5 (1.06%) CentOS
15 5 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
15 5 (1.06%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (15.47%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (13.35%) MVC
3 53 (11.23%) Presales
4 32 (6.78%) Information Security
5 28 (5.93%) CRM
6 27 (5.72%) Project Management
7 25 (5.30%) Scrum
7 25 (5.30%) Validation
8 24 (5.08%) ITIL
8 24 (5.08%) Software Delivery
8 24 (5.08%) Software Engineering
9 22 (4.66%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (4.45%) Migration
10 21 (4.45%) SDLC
11 20 (4.24%) Service Delivery
11 20 (4.24%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (4.03%) OO
12 19 (4.03%) OOD
12 19 (4.03%) TDD
12 19 (4.03%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 137 (29.03%) SQL
2 124 (26.27%) C#
3 75 (15.89%) JavaScript
4 26 (5.51%) PowerShell
5 21 (4.45%) C++
6 20 (4.24%) T-SQL
7 19 (4.03%) TypeScript
8 15 (3.18%) ES6
9 12 (2.54%) Python
10 11 (2.33%) Java
11 8 (1.69%) PHP
12 7 (1.48%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.27%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.27%) VBScript
14 5 (1.06%) Perl
15 4 (0.85%) Ruby
16 3 (0.64%) C
17 2 (0.42%) VB
17 2 (0.42%) VBA
17 2 (0.42%) XAML
Qualifications
1 93 (19.70%) Degree
2 54 (11.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (7.20%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (6.36%) MCSE
5 23 (4.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 20 (4.24%) CISSP
7 18 (3.81%) Security Cleared
8 17 (3.60%) ISSAP
8 17 (3.60%) MCITP
9 16 (3.39%) CISM
10 15 (3.18%) CCNA
11 14 (2.97%) MCP
12 12 (2.54%) DV Cleared
13 11 (2.33%) CCNP
13 11 (2.33%) MCSA
14 10 (2.12%) PMI Certification
14 10 (2.12%) SC Cleared
15 9 (1.91%) CCA
15 9 (1.91%) Citrix Certification
16 8 (1.69%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.36%) SLA
2 28 (5.93%) QA
3 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.21%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.21%) SDET
System Software
1 117 (24.79%) Active Directory
2 96 (20.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (15.04%) Hyper-V
4 45 (9.53%) vSphere
5 25 (5.30%) vCloud
6 17 (3.60%) VMware ESX
6 17 (3.60%) XenApp
7 14 (2.97%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (2.33%) Terminal Services
9 8 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (1.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 7 (1.48%) XenDesktop
11 6 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (0.85%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.42%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.42%) Xen
13 2 (0.42%) XenServer
14 1 (0.21%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 32 (6.78%) SCCM
2 19 (4.03%) SCOM
3 14 (2.97%) WSUS
4 12 (2.54%) Perfmon
5 11 (2.33%) Backup Exec
6 10 (2.12%) EMC NetWorker
7 8 (1.69%) Nagios
7 8 (1.69%) SCVMM
8 7 (1.48%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 6 (1.27%) Cacti
9 6 (1.27%) SCDPM
9 6 (1.27%) SmokePing
10 5 (1.06%) vRealize
11 4 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (0.85%) Cisco IPCC
11 4 (0.85%) Cisco UCCE
11 4 (0.85%) Cisco UCCX
11 4 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 133 (28.18%) VMware
2 86 (18.22%) Cisco
3 49 (10.38%) Citrix
4 46 (9.75%) Oracle
5 27 (5.72%) EMC
5 27 (5.72%) HP
6 22 (4.66%) NetApp
7 18 (3.81%) CheckPoint
7 18 (3.81%) Red Hat
8 16 (3.39%) Avaya
8 16 (3.39%) Juniper
9 13 (2.75%) Huawei
10 12 (2.54%) IBM
10 12 (2.54%) Veeam
11 9 (1.91%) Dell
11 9 (1.91%) Veritas
12 7 (1.48%) Intel Security
12 7 (1.48%) Mitel
12 7 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (1.48%) Telerik
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