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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 11 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 239 434 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.79% 18.52% 19.98%
As % of the Vendors category 26.88% 35.69% 39.17%
Number of salaries quoted 195 311 376
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £57,500 £63,750
UK excluding London median 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
889 1216 1210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 51.30% 51.90% 51.01%
Number of salaries quoted 708 874 830
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,876 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 May 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Reading

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 241 (42.88%) MS Excel
2 219 (38.97%) Windows
3 186 (33.10%) SQL
4 166 (29.54%) SQL Server
5 141 (25.09%) Active Directory
6 129 (22.95%) Cisco
7 128 (22.78%) VMware
8 126 (22.42%) Degree
9 121 (21.53%) .NET
10 114 (20.28%) C#
10 114 (20.28%) Windows Server
11 80 (14.23%) VMware Infrastructure
12 78 (13.88%) Agile Software Development
13 76 (13.52%) Firewall
14 73 (12.99%) Windows Server 2008
15 72 (12.81%) Analytical Skills
16 70 (12.46%) Presales
16 70 (12.46%) MS Office
17 67 (11.92%) JavaScript
18 64 (11.39%) Linux
18 64 (11.39%) Finance
19 58 (10.32%) ASP.NET
19 58 (10.32%) Microsoft Certification
19 58 (10.32%) Computer Science
20 57 (10.14%) Data Centre
21 55 (9.79%) Hyper-V
21 55 (9.79%) MS Exchange
22 54 (9.61%) Citrix
22 54 (9.61%) MVC
22 54 (9.61%) Windows Server 2012

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 55 (9.79%) MS Exchange
2 48 (8.54%) IIS
3 43 (7.65%) SharePoint
4 21 (3.74%) Skype for Business
5 17 (3.02%) Apache
5 17 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (3.02%) SharePoint 2010
5 17 (3.02%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (2.14%) WebSphere
7 9 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (1.60%) Office Communications Server
7 9 (1.60%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.42%) CMS
8 8 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (1.07%) Umbraco
10 5 (0.89%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.71%) ArcGIS
11 4 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 241 (42.88%) MS Excel
2 70 (12.46%) MS Office
3 15 (2.67%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.89%) MS Project
6 4 (0.71%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 36 (6.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (4.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 13 (2.31%) SAP HR
3 13 (2.31%) SAP Payroll
4 7 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.71%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (0.71%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.18%) Changepoint
6 1 (0.18%) Primavera
6 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 51 (9.07%) Office 365
2 34 (6.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (3.91%) SaaS
4 13 (2.31%) IaaS
5 7 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.71%) OneDrive
7 3 (0.53%) Yammer
8 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (13.52%) Firewall
2 49 (8.72%) TCP/IP
3 40 (7.12%) SAN
4 37 (6.58%) LAN
5 36 (6.41%) DNS
5 36 (6.41%) VPN
6 35 (6.23%) WAN
7 28 (4.98%) DHCP
7 28 (4.98%) Wireless
8 22 (3.91%) NAS
9 21 (3.74%) MPLS
10 18 (3.20%) PSTN
11 17 (3.02%) SMTP
11 17 (3.02%) Wireshark
12 16 (2.85%) IP Telephony
13 15 (2.67%) Internet
14 14 (2.49%) 3GPP
14 14 (2.49%) ATM
14 14 (2.49%) UMTS
14 14 (2.49%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (29.54%) SQL Server
2 41 (7.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (5.87%) Relational Database
4 30 (5.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (4.63%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (3.91%) Big Data
7 21 (3.74%) MySQL
8 20 (3.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (2.85%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (2.49%) MS Access
11 12 (2.14%) NoSQL
11 12 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (1.78%) BusinessObjects
12 10 (1.78%) Couchbase
13 9 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (1.42%) Azure SQL Database
14 8 (1.42%) Data Mining
14 8 (1.42%) SQL Server 2014
15 6 (1.07%) DataStage
15 6 (1.07%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 32 (5.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (3.02%) Visual Studio
3 14 (2.49%) WebLOAD
4 13 (2.31%) AQtime
5 8 (1.42%) Toad
6 6 (1.07%) JIRA
7 5 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (0.71%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.71%) Subversion
9 2 (0.36%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.36%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.36%) Selenium
9 2 (0.36%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.18%) Android Studio
10 1 (0.18%) Appium
10 1 (0.18%) Hudson
10 1 (0.18%) MSTest
10 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.18%) WebDriver
General
1 64 (11.39%) Finance
2 46 (8.19%) Telecoms
3 22 (3.91%) Retail
4 11 (1.96%) German Language
5 8 (1.42%) Automotive
5 8 (1.42%) Billing
6 6 (1.07%) Legal
7 5 (0.89%) Advertising
8 4 (0.71%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.71%) Marketing
9 3 (0.53%) Banking
9 3 (0.53%) French Language
10 2 (0.36%) Law
10 2 (0.36%) Military
10 2 (0.36%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.18%) Games
11 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 105 (18.68%) Developer
2 76 (13.52%) Analyst
3 55 (9.79%) Support Engineer
4 54 (9.61%) Architect
5 53 (9.43%) Consultant
6 48 (8.54%) Technical Support
7 43 (7.65%) C# Developer
8 36 (6.41%) .NET Developer
9 32 (5.69%) Technical Engineer
10 31 (5.52%) C# .NET Developer
10 31 (5.52%) SQL Developer
11 30 (5.34%) Technical Support Engineer
12 28 (4.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 27 (4.80%) Network Engineer
13 27 (4.80%) Solutions Architect
14 26 (4.63%) Software Developer
15 24 (4.27%) Support Analyst
16 23 (4.09%) Applications Support
17 22 (3.91%) IT Support
18 20 (3.56%) Cisco Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (21.53%) .NET
2 58 (10.32%) ASP.NET
3 53 (9.43%) HTML
4 50 (8.90%) CSS
5 30 (5.34%) ASP.NET MVC
6 27 (4.80%) jQuery
7 19 (3.38%) Web Services
7 19 (3.38%) XML
8 16 (2.85%) .NET Framework
9 15 (2.67%) HTML5
10 14 (2.49%) WCF
11 13 (2.31%) AngularJS
12 12 (2.14%) MAPI
13 11 (1.96%) Entity Framework
13 11 (1.96%) WPF
14 10 (1.78%) Ajax
14 10 (1.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 8 (1.42%) CSS3
15 8 (1.42%) WinForms
16 7 (1.25%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 72 (12.81%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (10.32%) Computer Science
3 57 (10.14%) Data Centre
4 31 (5.52%) Mobile App
5 30 (5.34%) Management Information System
6 20 (3.56%) Smart Meter
7 15 (2.67%) Clustering
8 14 (2.49%) PMI
9 13 (2.31%) Video Conferencing
10 12 (2.14%) Driving Licence
10 12 (2.14%) Mathematics
11 9 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.42%) Replication
13 7 (1.25%) N-Tier
14 5 (0.89%) HP Storage
15 4 (0.71%) Algorithms
15 4 (0.71%) Cyber Attack
15 4 (0.71%) FMCG
15 4 (0.71%) IVR
15 4 (0.71%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 219 (38.97%) Windows
2 114 (20.28%) Windows Server
3 73 (12.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 64 (11.39%) Linux
5 54 (9.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (6.41%) Unix
7 26 (4.63%) Windows 7
8 19 (3.38%) Windows 2000
9 18 (3.20%) Windows NT
10 16 (2.85%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (2.49%) Android
12 12 (2.14%) Windows XP
13 11 (1.96%) Windows 10
14 10 (1.78%) CentOS
15 8 (1.42%) Windows 8
16 7 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 5 (0.89%) Solaris
17 5 (0.89%) Windows Mobile
18 3 (0.53%) Mac OS X
18 3 (0.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (13.88%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (12.46%) Presales
3 54 (9.61%) MVC
4 52 (9.25%) Business Intelligence
4 52 (9.25%) ITIL
5 41 (7.30%) CRM
6 34 (6.05%) Project Management
7 33 (5.87%) Scrum
8 30 (5.34%) Information Security
9 29 (5.16%) ERP
10 27 (4.80%) Data Management
11 24 (4.27%) Continuous Improvement
11 24 (4.27%) Migration
12 22 (3.91%) ETL
13 21 (3.74%) Web Development
14 20 (3.56%) Service Delivery
15 18 (3.20%) Analytics
15 18 (3.20%) Performance Tuning
15 18 (3.20%) TDD
16 17 (3.02%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 186 (33.10%) SQL
2 114 (20.28%) C#
3 67 (11.92%) JavaScript
4 33 (5.87%) T-SQL
5 24 (4.27%) C++
6 16 (2.85%) PowerShell
7 15 (2.67%) Java
8 11 (1.96%) Shell Script
9 9 (1.60%) VB
10 8 (1.42%) PHP
10 8 (1.42%) PL/SQL
10 8 (1.42%) VB.NET
11 7 (1.25%) Perl
11 7 (1.25%) Python
12 6 (1.07%) VBScript
13 5 (0.89%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.53%) C
14 3 (0.53%) ES6
14 3 (0.53%) Ruby
15 2 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 126 (22.42%) Degree
2 58 (10.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 42 (7.47%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (4.80%) MCSE
5 26 (4.63%) CCNP
6 25 (4.45%) Security Cleared
7 22 (3.91%) SC Cleared
8 19 (3.38%) PMI Certification
9 18 (3.20%) MCITP
10 13 (2.31%) CISSP
11 9 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (1.42%) CCDP
12 8 (1.42%) CCNA
13 7 (1.25%) CISM
13 7 (1.25%) DV Cleared
13 7 (1.25%) ISSAP
13 7 (1.25%) MCP
14 6 (1.07%) CITP
14 6 (1.07%) Microsoft Certified Architect
14 6 (1.07%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.63%) QA
2 16 (2.85%) SLA
3 15 (2.67%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) SAS 70
5 1 (0.18%) SDET
System Software
1 141 (25.09%) Active Directory
2 80 (14.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (9.79%) Hyper-V
4 35 (6.23%) vSphere
5 25 (4.45%) VMware ESX
6 14 (2.49%) XenApp
7 11 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (1.96%) XenDesktop
8 9 (1.60%) Terminal Services
9 6 (1.07%) vCloud
10 4 (0.71%) DFS Replication
10 4 (0.71%) ISA Server
10 4 (0.71%) NDS
10 4 (0.71%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 4 (0.71%) Squid
11 3 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.36%) Xen
13 1 (0.18%) KVM
13 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (5.34%) SCCM
2 24 (4.27%) SCOM
3 14 (2.49%) Backup Exec
4 13 (2.31%) Perfmon
5 12 (2.14%) SCVMM
6 8 (1.42%) Nagios
6 8 (1.42%) NetBackup
6 8 (1.42%) SCDPM
6 8 (1.42%) WSUS
7 7 (1.25%) EMC NetWorker
7 7 (1.25%) Simpana
8 6 (1.07%) Cacti
8 6 (1.07%) Legato
8 6 (1.07%) SmokePing
9 5 (0.89%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (0.89%) Cisco UCCX
10 4 (0.71%) Cisco UCCE
10 4 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (0.71%) SCSM
10 4 (0.71%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 129 (22.95%) Cisco
2 128 (22.78%) VMware
3 54 (9.61%) Citrix
4 47 (8.36%) HP
5 45 (8.01%) Oracle
6 35 (6.23%) EMC
7 34 (6.05%) SAP
8 33 (5.87%) CheckPoint
9 27 (4.80%) NetApp
10 22 (3.91%) Juniper
11 18 (3.20%) IBM
11 18 (3.20%) Red Hat
12 16 (2.85%) Avaya
13 15 (2.67%) Dell
13 15 (2.67%) Intel
13 15 (2.67%) Veeam
14 14 (2.49%) Sybase
15 13 (2.31%) Huawei
16 11 (1.96%) 3PAR
17 10 (1.78%) Symantec
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