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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 6 11 3
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 227 303 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 16.70% 13.84% 19.21%
As % of the Vendors category 30.47% 26.19% 35.91%
Number of salaries quoted 183 256 337
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
745 1157 1253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 54.82% 52.83% 53.48%
Number of salaries quoted 521 901 837
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 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 21 January 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Reading

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 (38.17%) MS Excel
2 174 (37.10%) Windows
3 146 (31.13%) SQL Server
4 137 (29.21%) C#
4 137 (29.21%) .NET
5 128 (27.29%) VMware
6 124 (26.44%) SQL
7 108 (23.03%) Active Directory
8 99 (21.11%) Windows Server
9 91 (19.40%) VMware Infrastructure
9 91 (19.40%) JavaScript
10 83 (17.70%) Linux
11 73 (15.57%) Cisco
11 73 (15.57%) Microsoft Azure
12 69 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
13 68 (14.50%) CSS
13 68 (14.50%) Hyper-V
14 67 (14.29%) Degree
15 66 (14.07%) ASP.NET
16 65 (13.86%) AngularJS
17 64 (13.65%) MVC
17 64 (13.65%) Agile Software Development
18 60 (12.79%) HTML
19 58 (12.37%) TCP/IP
20 53 (11.30%) MS Office
20 53 (11.30%) SharePoint
21 51 (10.87%) IIS
21 51 (10.87%) Presales
22 50 (10.66%) DNS
23 49 (10.45%) Analytical Skills

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 53 (11.30%) SharePoint
2 51 (10.87%) IIS
3 41 (8.74%) MS Exchange
4 17 (3.62%) CMS
5 16 (3.41%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
6 11 (2.35%) Umbraco
7 10 (2.13%) Skype for Business
8 8 (1.71%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.49%) Apache
9 7 (1.49%) JBoss
9 7 (1.49%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.49%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.85%) IBM Domino
12 3 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.64%) Documentum
12 3 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 179 (38.17%) MS Excel
2 53 (11.30%) MS Office
3 28 (5.97%) MS Visio
4 24 (5.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.07%) MS Project
6 2 (0.43%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 26 (5.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 73 (15.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (10.02%) Office 365
3 24 (5.12%) Cloud Computing
4 23 (4.90%) IaaS
5 14 (2.99%) SaaS
6 7 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (1.07%) PaaS
8 3 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 58 (12.37%) TCP/IP
2 50 (10.66%) DNS
3 47 (10.02%) VPN
4 38 (8.10%) Firewall
5 32 (6.82%) SAN
6 23 (4.90%) DHCP
7 22 (4.69%) SMTP
8 20 (4.26%) LAN
8 20 (4.26%) Network Security
8 20 (4.26%) WAN
9 18 (3.84%) Internet
10 15 (3.20%) FTP
11 14 (2.99%) LDAP
11 14 (2.99%) VLAN
12 11 (2.35%) Wireshark
13 9 (1.92%) Intranet
13 9 (1.92%) WebEx
14 8 (1.71%) NAS
14 8 (1.71%) VoIP
15 7 (1.49%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (31.13%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (4.69%) Oracle Database
3 22 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (4.48%) Relational Database
5 20 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (2.99%) Redis
8 11 (2.35%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (1.92%) Power BI
10 8 (1.71%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.85%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.85%) MySQL
13 4 (0.85%) NoSQL
13 4 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
14 3 (0.64%) Big Data
14 3 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (3.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (2.56%) Visual Studio
3 10 (2.13%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (1.28%) LoadRunner
5 6 (1.28%) WebLOAD
6 4 (0.85%) AQtime
6 4 (0.85%) JIRA
7 2 (0.43%) Gatling
7 2 (0.43%) JMeter
7 2 (0.43%) PowerBuilder
7 2 (0.43%) Selenium
7 2 (0.43%) Subversion
7 2 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.43%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.21%) AdminStudio
8 1 (0.21%) MSI
General
1 46 (9.81%) Finance
2 33 (7.04%) Telecoms
3 13 (2.77%) Advertising
3 13 (2.77%) German Language
4 8 (1.71%) Banking
4 8 (1.71%) Marketing
5 7 (1.49%) French Language
6 5 (1.07%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.07%) Italian Language
6 5 (1.07%) Retail
6 5 (1.07%) Spanish Language
7 4 (0.85%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.64%) Back Office
8 3 (0.64%) Billing
8 3 (0.64%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.43%) Law
10 1 (0.21%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.21%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 133 (28.36%) Developer
2 87 (18.55%) .NET Developer
3 83 (17.70%) C# Developer
4 65 (13.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 57 (12.15%) Support Engineer
6 54 (11.51%) Consultant
7 48 (10.23%) Technical Support
8 46 (9.81%) Analyst
9 34 (7.25%) Technical Engineer
10 33 (7.04%) Technical Support Engineer
11 26 (5.54%) JavaScript Developer
12 25 (5.33%) Architect
12 25 (5.33%) Graduate
13 23 (4.90%) Graduate .NET Developer
13 23 (4.90%) Graduate Developer
14 19 (4.05%) Azure Developer
14 19 (4.05%) Cloud Engineer
15 18 (3.84%) HTML CSS Developer
15 18 (3.84%) HTML Developer
16 17 (3.62%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (29.21%) .NET
2 68 (14.50%) CSS
3 66 (14.07%) ASP.NET
4 65 (13.86%) AngularJS
5 60 (12.79%) HTML
6 37 (7.89%) jQuery
7 20 (4.26%) .NET Framework
8 19 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (3.84%) HTML5
9 18 (3.84%) XML
10 17 (3.62%) KnockoutJS
11 13 (2.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 13 (2.77%) WCF
12 12 (2.56%) CSS3
13 11 (2.35%) Web Services
13 11 (2.35%) WPF
14 8 (1.71%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (1.71%) React
15 7 (1.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (1.49%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 49 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (7.68%) Computer Science
3 23 (4.90%) Data Centre
4 21 (4.48%) Clustering
5 18 (3.84%) Mobile App
5 18 (3.84%) PKI
6 17 (3.62%) Social Media
7 16 (3.41%) Management Information System
8 15 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (2.56%) Driving Licence
9 12 (2.56%) Security Operations Centre
10 10 (2.13%) Cyber Attack
11 8 (1.71%) N-Tier
11 8 (1.71%) Statistics
12 7 (1.49%) Life Science
12 7 (1.49%) Mathematics
13 3 (0.64%) Replication
14 2 (0.43%) Hybrid Cloud
14 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Licensing
14 2 (0.43%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 174 (37.10%) Windows
2 99 (21.11%) Windows Server
3 83 (17.70%) Linux
4 45 (9.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (6.82%) Unix
6 31 (6.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (6.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (4.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (2.99%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 14 (2.99%) Windows 7
10 10 (2.13%) Android
11 9 (1.92%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.28%) Windows 10
12 6 (1.28%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.85%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.85%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.64%) CentOS
14 3 (0.64%) Solaris
15 2 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (13.65%) Agile Software Development
1 64 (13.65%) MVC
2 51 (10.87%) Presales
3 45 (9.59%) Project Management
4 40 (8.53%) Validation
5 39 (8.32%) SDLC
6 38 (8.10%) Business Intelligence
7 37 (7.89%) ITIL
8 33 (7.04%) CRM
9 31 (6.61%) Information Security
10 29 (6.18%) Web Development
11 28 (5.97%) OO
12 26 (5.54%) Migration
13 18 (3.84%) Project Planning
13 18 (3.84%) Service Delivery
14 17 (3.62%) Data Protection
14 17 (3.62%) Scrum
15 16 (3.41%) ERP
15 16 (3.41%) Security Management
15 16 (3.41%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 137 (29.21%) C#
2 124 (26.44%) SQL
3 91 (19.40%) JavaScript
4 26 (5.54%) T-SQL
5 19 (4.05%) TypeScript
6 14 (2.99%) ES6
7 13 (2.77%) Java
8 12 (2.56%) C++
8 12 (2.56%) VB.NET
9 10 (2.13%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.64%) Python
11 2 (0.43%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.43%) Perl
11 2 (0.43%) PHP
11 2 (0.43%) XAML
12 1 (0.21%) C
12 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.21%) SAS Macro
12 1 (0.21%) VBA
12 1 (0.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 69 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 67 (14.29%) Degree
3 38 (8.10%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (7.68%) MCSE
5 25 (5.33%) MCITP
6 24 (5.12%) CCNA
7 19 (4.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 16 (3.41%) MCP
9 14 (2.99%) CCIE
9 14 (2.99%) JNCIS
9 14 (2.99%) Security Cleared
9 14 (2.99%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (2.56%) CCSE
10 12 (2.56%) CCSP
11 11 (2.35%) MCSA
12 10 (2.13%) CISM
13 8 (1.71%) CISSP
14 7 (1.49%) CCNP
14 7 (1.49%) MCTS
15 5 (1.07%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.68%) SLA
2 10 (2.13%) QA
3 7 (1.49%) GAMP
4 4 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.85%) P3O
5 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.21%) CDISC
System Software
1 108 (23.03%) Active Directory
2 91 (19.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (14.50%) Hyper-V
4 31 (6.61%) vCloud
4 31 (6.61%) vSphere
5 17 (3.62%) Terminal Services
6 14 (2.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 12 (2.56%) ProxySG
7 12 (2.56%) VMware ESX
8 11 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (1.49%) VMware Workstation
10 6 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (1.07%) XenApp
12 2 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.43%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.43%) XenServer
13 1 (0.21%) FreeRADIUS
13 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (2.99%) SCCM
1 14 (2.99%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 11 (2.35%) Backup Exec
3 6 (1.28%) Perfmon
3 6 (1.28%) WSUS
4 5 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.07%) Puppet
4 5 (1.07%) vRealize
5 4 (0.85%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.85%) SCOM
6 3 (0.64%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (0.64%) Icinga
7 2 (0.43%) Grafana
7 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.43%) Nessus
7 2 (0.43%) Nmap
7 2 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.43%) PowerCLI
7 2 (0.43%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.43%) vMotion
Vendors
1 128 (27.29%) VMware
2 73 (15.57%) Cisco
3 42 (8.96%) HP
4 40 (8.53%) Oracle
5 22 (4.69%) CheckPoint
5 22 (4.69%) Juniper
6 19 (4.05%) NetApp
7 17 (3.62%) Red Hat
7 17 (3.62%) Veritas
8 15 (3.20%) Fortinet
9 14 (2.99%) F5
9 14 (2.99%) Intel Security
10 12 (2.56%) Citrix
10 12 (2.56%) Huawei
10 12 (2.56%) IBM
10 12 (2.56%) Imperva
10 12 (2.56%) Palo Alto
10 12 (2.56%) Proofpoint
10 12 (2.56%) TippingPoint
10 12 (2.56%) Veeam
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