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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 259 363 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.97% 14.83% 19.09%
As % of the Vendors category 30.26% 27.48% 35.79%
Number of salaries quoted 218 313 362
Median salary £40,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.11% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £62,400
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
856 1321 1414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 52.77% 53.98% 53.34%
Number of salaries quoted 609 1060 906
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 3 December 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Reading

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 193 (38.99%) MS Excel
2 189 (38.18%) Windows
3 155 (31.31%) SQL Server
4 142 (28.69%) VMware
5 134 (27.07%) C#
6 133 (26.87%) .NET
7 128 (25.86%) SQL
8 117 (23.64%) Active Directory
9 105 (21.21%) Windows Server
10 97 (19.60%) VMware Infrastructure
11 93 (18.79%) Linux
12 77 (15.56%) JavaScript
13 75 (15.15%) Hyper-V
14 71 (14.34%) Microsoft Certification
14 71 (14.34%) TCP/IP
15 69 (13.94%) Cisco
16 68 (13.74%) Degree
17 67 (13.54%) Microsoft Azure
18 66 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
19 64 (12.93%) ASP.NET
20 62 (12.53%) SharePoint
21 61 (12.32%) CSS
21 61 (12.32%) MVC
22 59 (11.92%) IIS
23 56 (11.31%) HTML
23 56 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
24 55 (11.11%) Presales
24 55 (11.11%) Finance
25 54 (10.91%) Office 365
26 53 (10.71%) AngularJS

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 62 (12.53%) SharePoint
2 59 (11.92%) IIS
3 42 (8.48%) MS Exchange
4 18 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (2.83%) Skype for Business
6 12 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (2.22%) JBoss
8 8 (1.62%) CMS
8 8 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (1.62%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.41%) Apache
9 7 (1.41%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.41%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.81%) IBM Domino
12 3 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.40%) Drupal
13 2 (0.40%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.20%) Documentum
Applications
1 193 (38.99%) MS Excel
2 52 (10.51%) MS Office
3 23 (4.65%) MS Visio
4 15 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.41%) MS Project
6 3 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.40%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 32 (6.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.40%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.20%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 67 (13.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (10.91%) Office 365
3 30 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
4 28 (5.66%) IaaS
5 12 (2.42%) SaaS
6 5 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (1.01%) OneDrive
6 5 (1.01%) PaaS
7 4 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.40%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 71 (14.34%) TCP/IP
2 49 (9.90%) DNS
3 39 (7.88%) VPN
4 36 (7.27%) SAN
5 30 (6.06%) Firewall
6 23 (4.65%) DHCP
6 23 (4.65%) SMTP
7 22 (4.44%) LAN
7 22 (4.44%) LDAP
8 21 (4.24%) WAN
9 19 (3.84%) FTP
10 14 (2.83%) Internet
10 14 (2.83%) VoIP
11 13 (2.63%) WebEx
12 11 (2.22%) VLAN
13 10 (2.02%) Network Security
14 7 (1.41%) CTI
14 7 (1.41%) Intranet
15 6 (1.21%) PBX
15 6 (1.21%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (31.31%) SQL Server
2 30 (6.06%) Oracle Database
3 26 (5.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 21 (4.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (3.43%) Redis
7 17 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (2.02%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (1.82%) Power BI
10 7 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (0.81%) MySQL
12 4 (0.81%) QlikView
12 4 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.61%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (2.02%) Visual Studio
3 9 (1.82%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (1.01%) MSI
6 3 (0.61%) JIRA
6 3 (0.61%) LoadRunner
6 3 (0.61%) Subversion
6 3 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.61%) WebLOAD
7 2 (0.40%) AQtime
8 1 (0.20%) AdminStudio
General
1 55 (11.11%) Finance
2 43 (8.69%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.03%) Advertising
4 14 (2.83%) German Language
5 12 (2.42%) Marketing
6 9 (1.82%) Banking
7 7 (1.41%) French Language
8 5 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.81%) Italian Language
9 4 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.81%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.61%) Retail
11 2 (0.40%) Back Office
11 2 (0.40%) Billing
11 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.40%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.40%) Law
12 1 (0.20%) Games
12 1 (0.20%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 131 (26.46%) Developer
2 79 (15.96%) .NET Developer
3 78 (15.76%) C# Developer
4 64 (12.93%) C# .NET Developer
5 53 (10.71%) Technical Support
6 52 (10.51%) Consultant
6 52 (10.51%) Support Engineer
7 51 (10.30%) Analyst
8 38 (7.68%) Technical Engineer
9 35 (7.07%) Technical Support Engineer
10 32 (6.46%) Architect
11 24 (4.85%) Cloud Engineer
12 23 (4.65%) JavaScript Developer
13 21 (4.24%) Technical Architect
14 20 (4.04%) Senior Cloud Engineer
15 19 (3.84%) HTML CSS Developer
15 19 (3.84%) HTML Developer
16 18 (3.64%) Implementation Consultant
17 17 (3.43%) Graduate
17 17 (3.43%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (26.87%) .NET
2 64 (12.93%) ASP.NET
3 61 (12.32%) CSS
4 56 (11.31%) HTML
5 53 (10.71%) AngularJS
6 32 (6.46%) jQuery
7 19 (3.84%) HTML5
7 19 (3.84%) KnockoutJS
8 17 (3.43%) WPF
9 16 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (3.03%) XML
11 14 (2.83%) .NET Framework
11 14 (2.83%) Web Services
12 12 (2.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 11 (2.22%) CSS3
13 11 (2.22%) WCF
14 8 (1.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (1.41%) React
16 6 (1.21%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 56 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (6.26%) Computer Science
2 31 (6.26%) Data Centre
3 22 (4.44%) PKI
4 19 (3.84%) Clustering
4 19 (3.84%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (3.43%) Management Information System
5 17 (3.43%) Mobile App
6 14 (2.83%) Cyber Attack
6 14 (2.83%) Social Media
7 13 (2.63%) Driving Licence
8 10 (2.02%) Mathematics
9 9 (1.82%) Life Science
9 9 (1.82%) N-Tier
9 9 (1.82%) Replication
10 8 (1.62%) Statistics
11 7 (1.41%) IVR
12 5 (1.01%) Security Operations Centre
13 4 (0.81%) Private Cloud
14 3 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 189 (38.18%) Windows
2 105 (21.21%) Windows Server
3 93 (18.79%) Linux
4 48 (9.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (7.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (7.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (6.26%) Unix
7 31 (6.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (3.84%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 15 (3.03%) Windows 7
10 9 (1.82%) Windows 10
11 6 (1.21%) AIX
11 6 (1.21%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.01%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.61%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.40%) CentOS
14 2 (0.40%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.40%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.40%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (12.32%) MVC
3 55 (11.11%) Presales
4 51 (10.30%) Validation
5 49 (9.90%) Project Management
6 41 (8.28%) CRM
7 40 (8.08%) SDLC
8 34 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
9 32 (6.46%) ITIL
10 27 (5.45%) Migration
11 26 (5.25%) Information Security
12 23 (4.65%) Software Delivery
13 22 (4.44%) OO
14 21 (4.24%) Project Planning
14 21 (4.24%) Stakeholder Management
15 19 (3.84%) Server Monitoring
15 19 (3.84%) Service Delivery
15 19 (3.84%) Virtual Infrastructure
16 18 (3.64%) Data Protection
17 17 (3.43%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 134 (27.07%) C#
2 128 (25.86%) SQL
3 77 (15.56%) JavaScript
4 23 (4.65%) TypeScript
5 20 (4.04%) T-SQL
6 17 (3.43%) ES6
7 16 (3.23%) PowerShell
8 11 (2.22%) C++
9 9 (1.82%) Python
10 7 (1.41%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.41%) VBScript
11 6 (1.21%) Perl
12 3 (0.61%) Java
13 2 (0.40%) C
13 2 (0.40%) XAML
14 1 (0.20%) PHP
14 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.20%) SAS Macro
14 1 (0.20%) VB
14 1 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 71 (14.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (13.74%) Degree
3 40 (8.08%) MCSE
4 32 (6.46%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (5.66%) MCITP
6 25 (5.05%) CCNA
7 24 (4.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 18 (3.64%) MCP
9 16 (3.23%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 13 (2.63%) Security Cleared
11 12 (2.42%) MCSA
12 11 (2.22%) CISM
12 11 (2.22%) CISSP
13 9 (1.82%) ISSAP
14 8 (1.62%) DV Cleared
15 7 (1.41%) CCIE
15 7 (1.41%) JNCIS
15 7 (1.41%) MCTS
16 6 (1.21%) CCNP
17 5 (1.01%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.47%) SLA
2 15 (3.03%) QA
3 7 (1.41%) GAMP
4 4 (0.81%) P3O
5 3 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.20%) CDISC
7 1 (0.20%) PMBOK
System Software
1 117 (23.64%) Active Directory
2 97 (19.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (15.15%) Hyper-V
4 40 (8.08%) vSphere
5 37 (7.47%) vCloud
6 18 (3.64%) Terminal Services
7 16 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 13 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
10 10 (2.02%) VMware ESX
11 9 (1.82%) XenApp
12 8 (1.62%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (1.01%) ProxySG
14 3 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
15 2 (0.40%) BitLocker
15 2 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
15 2 (0.40%) VMware Server
16 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
16 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
16 1 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (4.24%) SCCM
2 16 (3.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 11 (2.22%) SCOM
4 10 (2.02%) WSUS
5 9 (1.82%) Backup Exec
6 6 (1.21%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (0.81%) Perfmon
8 3 (0.61%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.61%) PowerCLI
8 3 (0.61%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.61%) vRealize
9 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.40%) Nessus
9 2 (0.40%) Nmap
9 2 (0.40%) vMotion
10 1 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.20%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.20%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.20%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 142 (28.69%) VMware
2 69 (13.94%) Cisco
3 49 (9.90%) Oracle
4 35 (7.07%) HP
5 30 (6.06%) Citrix
6 21 (4.24%) NetApp
6 21 (4.24%) Red Hat
7 17 (3.43%) Veritas
8 16 (3.23%) Huawei
9 14 (2.83%) EMC
9 14 (2.83%) Juniper
10 13 (2.63%) CheckPoint
11 11 (2.22%) IBM
12 10 (2.02%) Veeam
13 9 (1.82%) Symantec
14 8 (1.62%) Avaya
15 7 (1.41%) F5
15 7 (1.41%) Fortinet
15 7 (1.41%) Intel Security
16 6 (1.21%) Palo Alto
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