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 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 9 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 292 472 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.37% 19.37% 20.69%
As % of the Vendors category 28.97% 38.66% 39.70%
Number of salaries quoted 251 334 428
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
1008 1221 1277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 53.05% 50.10% 52.10%
Number of salaries quoted 838 846 911
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,500 £31,500
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 3 May 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Reading

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 247 (40.83%) MS Excel
2 231 (38.18%) Windows
3 193 (31.90%) SQL
4 186 (30.74%) SQL Server
5 161 (26.61%) Active Directory
6 146 (24.13%) VMware
7 143 (23.64%) Degree
8 138 (22.81%) Cisco
9 124 (20.50%) Windows Server
10 116 (19.17%) .NET
11 108 (17.85%) C#
12 89 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
13 85 (14.05%) Analytical Skills
14 81 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
15 80 (13.22%) Firewall
15 80 (13.22%) Presales
16 79 (13.06%) Windows Server 2008
16 79 (13.06%) Finance
17 69 (11.40%) Linux
18 67 (11.07%) Oracle
18 67 (11.07%) MS Office
19 64 (10.58%) MS Exchange
20 63 (10.41%) Citrix
20 63 (10.41%) Computer Science
21 62 (10.25%) Microsoft Certification
22 61 (10.08%) TCP/IP
22 61 (10.08%) Windows Server 2012
23 60 (9.92%) Data Centre
24 59 (9.75%) Business Intelligence
24 59 (9.75%) IIS

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 64 (10.58%) MS Exchange
2 59 (9.75%) IIS
3 33 (5.45%) SharePoint
4 23 (3.80%) Apache
4 23 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (3.47%) Skype for Business
6 18 (2.98%) WebSphere
7 15 (2.48%) Tomcat
8 13 (2.15%) SharePoint 2010
8 13 (2.15%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (1.82%) WebLogic
10 10 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (1.49%) Office Communications Server
12 8 (1.32%) CMS
13 6 (0.99%) Umbraco
14 4 (0.66%) ArcGIS
14 4 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (0.66%) Node.js
14 4 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 247 (40.83%) MS Excel
2 67 (11.07%) MS Office
3 13 (2.15%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.99%) MS Project
6 5 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.50%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 37 (6.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (3.97%) Dynamics NAV
3 13 (2.15%) SAP HR
3 13 (2.15%) SAP Payroll
4 10 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.66%) SAP Business One
6 3 (0.50%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.17%) Changepoint
7 1 (0.17%) Primavera
7 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 56 (9.26%) Office 365
2 35 (5.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (3.47%) SaaS
4 11 (1.82%) IaaS
5 6 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.66%) OneDrive
6 4 (0.66%) Yammer
7 3 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.33%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (13.22%) Firewall
2 61 (10.08%) TCP/IP
3 42 (6.94%) DNS
4 41 (6.78%) SAN
5 39 (6.45%) VPN
6 37 (6.12%) LAN
7 34 (5.62%) WAN
8 33 (5.45%) DHCP
9 28 (4.63%) Wireless
10 22 (3.64%) MPLS
11 21 (3.47%) NAS
12 18 (2.98%) Internet
12 18 (2.98%) SMTP
13 17 (2.81%) Wireshark
14 16 (2.64%) PSTN
14 16 (2.64%) Unified Communications
15 15 (2.48%) IP Telephony
16 13 (2.15%) 3GPP
16 13 (2.15%) UMTS
16 13 (2.15%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (30.74%) SQL Server
2 40 (6.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 35 (5.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (5.62%) Data Warehouse
5 30 (4.96%) Relational Database
6 27 (4.46%) Big Data
7 25 (4.13%) MySQL
8 23 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
9 21 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (2.31%) MS Access
10 14 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
11 12 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
13 10 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
13 10 (1.65%) NoSQL
14 9 (1.49%) Data Mining
15 8 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
16 7 (1.16%) Couchbase
17 6 (0.99%) IBM InfoSphere
17 6 (0.99%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 38 (6.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (4.13%) Visual Studio
3 14 (2.31%) WebLOAD
4 13 (2.15%) AQtime
5 9 (1.49%) JIRA
5 9 (1.49%) Toad
6 4 (0.66%) Android Studio
7 3 (0.50%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.33%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.17%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.17%) Hudson
9 1 (0.17%) MSTest
9 1 (0.17%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.17%) Selenium
9 1 (0.17%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 79 (13.06%) Finance
2 46 (7.60%) Telecoms
3 25 (4.13%) Retail
4 18 (2.98%) German Language
5 13 (2.15%) Automotive
6 11 (1.82%) Marketing
7 9 (1.49%) Billing
8 8 (1.32%) Legal
9 4 (0.66%) Advertising
9 4 (0.66%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.50%) Banking
10 3 (0.50%) French Language
10 3 (0.50%) Law
11 2 (0.33%) Games
11 2 (0.33%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.17%) Local Government
12 1 (0.17%) Military
12 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 101 (16.69%) Developer
2 82 (13.55%) Analyst
3 63 (10.41%) Support Engineer
4 61 (10.08%) Consultant
5 60 (9.92%) Architect
6 51 (8.43%) Technical Support
7 42 (6.94%) C# Developer
8 37 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 36 (5.95%) Technical Engineer
10 35 (5.79%) Technical Support Engineer
11 34 (5.62%) SQL Developer
12 30 (4.96%) .NET Developer
13 29 (4.79%) Solutions Architect
14 28 (4.63%) C# .NET Developer
15 26 (4.30%) Network Engineer
16 25 (4.13%) ETL Developer
16 25 (4.13%) Software Developer
16 25 (4.13%) Support Analyst
17 23 (3.80%) IT Support
18 22 (3.64%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (19.17%) .NET
2 56 (9.26%) ASP.NET
3 50 (8.26%) HTML
4 47 (7.77%) CSS
5 26 (4.30%) jQuery
6 24 (3.97%) Web Services
7 23 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC
8 22 (3.64%) XML
9 16 (2.64%) HTML5
9 16 (2.64%) WPF
10 13 (2.15%) Ajax
10 13 (2.15%) AngularJS
11 12 (1.98%) .NET Framework
11 12 (1.98%) MAPI
11 12 (1.98%) WCF
12 11 (1.82%) CSS3
12 11 (1.82%) WinForms
13 10 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 10 (1.65%) SOAP
14 7 (1.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 85 (14.05%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (10.41%) Computer Science
3 60 (9.92%) Data Centre
4 38 (6.28%) Mobile App
5 28 (4.63%) Management Information System
6 24 (3.97%) Smart Meter
7 20 (3.31%) Clustering
8 14 (2.31%) Mathematics
8 14 (2.31%) PMI
9 13 (2.15%) Video Conferencing
10 11 (1.82%) Driving Licence
11 10 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.49%) Replication
13 6 (0.99%) PKI
14 5 (0.83%) HP Storage
14 5 (0.83%) N-Tier
15 4 (0.66%) Blackberry
15 4 (0.66%) FMCG
16 3 (0.50%) CLARiiON
16 3 (0.50%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 231 (38.18%) Windows
2 124 (20.50%) Windows Server
3 79 (13.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 69 (11.40%) Linux
5 61 (10.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (5.95%) Unix
7 30 (4.96%) Windows 7
8 18 (2.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (2.81%) Windows 2000
9 17 (2.81%) Windows NT
10 16 (2.64%) Android
11 11 (1.82%) Windows XP
12 10 (1.65%) CentOS
12 10 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (1.65%) Windows 10
13 8 (1.32%) Solaris
14 7 (1.16%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.50%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (13.22%) Presales
3 59 (9.75%) Business Intelligence
4 57 (9.42%) ITIL
5 49 (8.10%) CRM
6 41 (6.78%) MVC
7 38 (6.28%) Project Management
7 38 (6.28%) Scrum
8 33 (5.45%) ERP
9 31 (5.12%) ETL
10 27 (4.46%) Migration
11 25 (4.13%) Information Security
12 21 (3.47%) Data Management
12 21 (3.47%) Service Delivery
13 20 (3.31%) Continuous Improvement
13 20 (3.31%) Web Development
14 18 (2.98%) Analytics
14 18 (2.98%) Enterprise Architecture
14 18 (2.98%) ITIL V3
15 16 (2.64%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 193 (31.90%) SQL
2 108 (17.85%) C#
3 55 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 34 (5.62%) T-SQL
5 24 (3.97%) C++
6 18 (2.98%) Java
7 14 (2.31%) PowerShell
8 13 (2.15%) PL/SQL
8 13 (2.15%) Shell Script
9 11 (1.82%) VB
10 7 (1.16%) Perl
10 7 (1.16%) PHP
10 7 (1.16%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.16%) VBScript
11 6 (0.99%) C
11 6 (0.99%) Python
12 3 (0.50%) VB6
13 2 (0.33%) Assembly Language
13 2 (0.33%) Ruby
13 2 (0.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 143 (23.64%) Degree
2 62 (10.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (7.11%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (4.79%) MCSE
4 29 (4.79%) Security Cleared
5 27 (4.46%) SC Cleared
6 26 (4.30%) CCNP
7 18 (2.98%) MCITP
7 18 (2.98%) PMI Certification
8 11 (1.82%) CISSP
8 11 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (1.65%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 9 (1.49%) CCNA
10 9 (1.49%) MCP
11 8 (1.32%) CCDP
11 8 (1.32%) ISEB
12 7 (1.16%) A+ Certification
12 7 (1.16%) CITP
12 7 (1.16%) ISTQB
12 7 (1.16%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.63%) QA
2 18 (2.98%) SLA
3 15 (2.48%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) DICOM
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.17%) SAS 70
5 1 (0.17%) SDET
System Software
1 161 (26.61%) Active Directory
2 89 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (9.26%) Hyper-V
4 36 (5.95%) vSphere
5 32 (5.29%) VMware ESX
6 16 (2.64%) XenApp
7 11 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (1.82%) XenDesktop
8 10 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (1.65%) Terminal Services
9 8 (1.32%) vCloud
10 7 (1.16%) ISA Server
11 4 (0.66%) DFS Replication
11 4 (0.66%) NDS
11 4 (0.66%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 4 (0.66%) Squid
12 3 (0.50%) OpenSSH
12 3 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.50%) Xen
13 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 36 (5.95%) SCCM
2 26 (4.30%) SCOM
3 19 (3.14%) Backup Exec
4 13 (2.15%) Perfmon
5 11 (1.82%) SCVMM
6 8 (1.32%) SCDPM
7 7 (1.16%) Cisco CUCM
7 7 (1.16%) Cisco UCCX
7 7 (1.16%) Nagios
7 7 (1.16%) NetBackup
7 7 (1.16%) Simpana
8 6 (0.99%) Cisco UCCE
8 6 (0.99%) WSUS
8 6 (0.99%) XenMobile
9 5 (0.83%) Cacti
9 5 (0.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 5 (0.83%) SCSM
9 5 (0.83%) SmokePing
9 5 (0.83%) vRealize
10 4 (0.66%) MOM
Vendors
1 146 (24.13%) VMware
2 138 (22.81%) Cisco
3 67 (11.07%) Oracle
4 63 (10.41%) Citrix
5 52 (8.60%) HP
6 41 (6.78%) SAP
7 37 (6.12%) EMC
8 33 (5.45%) CheckPoint
9 31 (5.12%) NetApp
10 22 (3.64%) Juniper
11 21 (3.47%) Red Hat
12 20 (3.31%) IBM
13 17 (2.81%) Huawei
14 16 (2.64%) Avaya
15 15 (2.48%) Dell
15 15 (2.48%) Intel
16 14 (2.31%) Veeam
17 13 (2.15%) Sybase
18 12 (1.98%) Symantec
19 11 (1.82%) Epicor
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