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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 7 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 244 313 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.54% 13.99% 20.41%
As % of the Vendors category 27.26% 26.73% 39.05%
Number of salaries quoted 186 246 344
Median salary £45,000 £39,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% -6.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £60,000 £65,000
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
895 1171 1247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 49.67% 52.35% 52.26%
Number of salaries quoted 655 830 868
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
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 28 July 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Reading

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 232 (42.96%) MS Excel
2 214 (39.63%) Windows
3 168 (31.11%) SQL
4 157 (29.07%) SQL Server
5 136 (25.19%) .NET
6 135 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 130 (24.07%) VMware
8 129 (23.89%) C#
9 117 (21.67%) Degree
10 97 (17.96%) Windows Server
11 94 (17.41%) Cisco
12 90 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 80 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
14 77 (14.26%) JavaScript
14 77 (14.26%) Linux
15 74 (13.70%) MS Office
16 67 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
17 64 (11.85%) MVC
18 61 (11.30%) HTML
19 60 (11.11%) CSS
19 60 (11.11%) Office 365
19 60 (11.11%) Computer Science
19 60 (11.11%) Hyper-V
20 59 (10.93%) Windows Server 2008
20 59 (10.93%) ASP.NET
21 58 (10.74%) Citrix
22 57 (10.56%) IIS
22 57 (10.56%) Presales
23 56 (10.37%) Finance
24 55 (10.19%) SharePoint

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 57 (10.56%) IIS
2 55 (10.19%) SharePoint
3 43 (7.96%) MS Exchange
4 20 (3.70%) Skype for Business
5 16 (2.96%) SharePoint 2010
5 16 (2.96%) SharePoint 2013
6 13 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (2.22%) Apache
8 11 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (2.04%) WebSphere
9 9 (1.67%) CMS
10 8 (1.48%) Tomcat
11 6 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (1.11%) JBoss
12 5 (0.93%) IBM Domino
12 5 (0.93%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.93%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.74%) ArcGIS
14 3 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 232 (42.96%) MS Excel
2 74 (13.70%) MS Office
3 22 (4.07%) MS Visio
4 13 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.93%) MS Project
6 4 (0.74%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (4.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (1.67%) SAP HR
2 9 (1.67%) SAP Payroll
3 7 (1.30%) Dynamics GP
4 4 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.19%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 60 (11.11%) Office 365
2 48 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (4.81%) IaaS
4 17 (3.15%) SaaS
5 12 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (1.67%) OneDrive
7 7 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (0.93%) Yammer
9 4 (0.74%) PaaS
10 3 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 53 (9.81%) TCP/IP
2 49 (9.07%) Firewall
3 44 (8.15%) SAN
4 37 (6.85%) DNS
5 36 (6.67%) LAN
6 34 (6.30%) WAN
7 32 (5.93%) VPN
8 22 (4.07%) SMTP
8 22 (4.07%) Wireless
9 21 (3.89%) DHCP
9 21 (3.89%) NAS
10 18 (3.33%) PSTN
11 17 (3.15%) Internet
11 17 (3.15%) LDAP
12 16 (2.96%) IP Telephony
12 16 (2.96%) Wireshark
13 15 (2.78%) MPLS
14 14 (2.59%) ATM
14 14 (2.59%) CDMA
14 14 (2.59%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (29.07%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.74%) Relational Database
2 31 (5.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (2.96%) MySQL
6 14 (2.59%) Oracle Database
7 13 (2.41%) Big Data
8 12 (2.22%) Redis
8 12 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (1.85%) NoSQL
10 9 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.48%) Azure SQL Database
11 8 (1.48%) Couchbase
11 8 (1.48%) MS Access
11 8 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 21 (3.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (2.41%) AQtime
2 13 (2.41%) WebLOAD
3 10 (1.85%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.11%) JIRA
5 5 (0.93%) Subversion
5 5 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (0.74%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.74%) MSI
7 2 (0.37%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.37%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.37%) Selenium
7 2 (0.37%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.37%) Toad
8 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.19%) Hudson
8 1 (0.19%) MSTest
8 1 (0.19%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.19%) WebDriver
General
1 56 (10.37%) Finance
2 53 (9.81%) Telecoms
3 15 (2.78%) Retail
4 9 (1.67%) Advertising
5 7 (1.30%) German Language
6 5 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 5 (0.93%) Marketing
7 4 (0.74%) Banking
8 3 (0.56%) Billing
8 3 (0.56%) Legal
9 2 (0.37%) Automotive
9 2 (0.37%) French Language
9 2 (0.37%) Law
9 2 (0.37%) Military
9 2 (0.37%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.19%) Games
10 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 112 (20.74%) Developer
2 59 (10.93%) Analyst
3 55 (10.19%) .NET Developer
4 54 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 51 (9.44%) Consultant
6 50 (9.26%) Technical Support
7 48 (8.89%) Architect
7 48 (8.89%) C# .NET Developer
8 46 (8.52%) Support Engineer
9 36 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
10 31 (5.74%) Technical Support Engineer
11 28 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 23 (4.26%) Applications Support
13 22 (4.07%) Support Analyst
13 22 (4.07%) Support Specialist
14 21 (3.89%) ASP.NET Developer
14 21 (3.89%) IT Support
14 21 (3.89%) Network Engineer
14 21 (3.89%) Software Developer
15 20 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (25.19%) .NET
2 61 (11.30%) HTML
3 60 (11.11%) CSS
4 59 (10.93%) ASP.NET
5 33 (6.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 28 (5.19%) jQuery
7 23 (4.26%) AngularJS
8 22 (4.07%) Web Services
9 20 (3.70%) .NET Framework
10 16 (2.96%) HTML5
11 14 (2.59%) XML
12 13 (2.41%) WCF
12 13 (2.41%) WPF
13 12 (2.22%) MAPI
14 11 (2.04%) Entity Framework
15 10 (1.85%) KnockoutJS
16 9 (1.67%) Ajax
16 9 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 9 (1.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 7 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 67 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 48 (8.89%) Data Centre
4 28 (5.19%) Mobile App
5 25 (4.63%) Management Information System
6 19 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (2.78%) Driving Licence
8 14 (2.59%) Replication
9 13 (2.41%) Clustering
9 13 (2.41%) Mathematics
10 12 (2.22%) PMI
11 11 (2.04%) Cyber Attack
11 11 (2.04%) IVR
11 11 (2.04%) PKI
11 11 (2.04%) Smart Meter
12 9 (1.67%) Social Media
13 8 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
14 6 (1.11%) Private Cloud
15 5 (0.93%) N-Tier
16 4 (0.74%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 214 (39.63%) Windows
2 97 (17.96%) Windows Server
3 77 (14.26%) Linux
4 59 (10.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (8.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 44 (8.15%) Unix
7 24 (4.44%) Windows 7
7 24 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (3.15%) Windows 2000
9 16 (2.96%) Windows NT
10 15 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (2.78%) Windows 10
11 11 (2.04%) Android
12 10 (1.85%) Windows XP
13 8 (1.48%) AIX
13 8 (1.48%) Windows 8
14 7 (1.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 5 (0.93%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.93%) CentOS
15 5 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (11.85%) MVC
3 57 (10.56%) Presales
4 36 (6.67%) Information Security
5 32 (5.93%) CRM
6 31 (5.74%) Business Intelligence
6 31 (5.74%) Project Management
7 29 (5.37%) ITIL
8 28 (5.19%) Scrum
9 22 (4.07%) Service Delivery
9 22 (4.07%) Software Delivery
9 22 (4.07%) TDD
10 21 (3.89%) Continuous Improvement
11 20 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
11 20 (3.70%) SDLC
11 20 (3.70%) Validation
12 19 (3.52%) Data Management
12 19 (3.52%) Migration
12 19 (3.52%) Performance Tuning
12 19 (3.52%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 168 (31.11%) SQL
2 129 (23.89%) C#
3 77 (14.26%) JavaScript
4 27 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 24 (4.44%) C++
5 24 (4.44%) PowerShell
6 16 (2.96%) TypeScript
7 14 (2.59%) Java
8 12 (2.22%) ES6
8 12 (2.22%) Python
9 8 (1.48%) PHP
10 7 (1.30%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.30%) VBScript
11 6 (1.11%) Perl
11 6 (1.11%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.74%) C
12 4 (0.74%) Ruby
13 3 (0.56%) VB
14 2 (0.37%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 117 (21.67%) Degree
2 49 (9.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (6.11%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (4.81%) MCSE
5 21 (3.89%) Security Cleared
6 19 (3.52%) CISSP
7 16 (2.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (2.59%) CCNP
8 14 (2.59%) ISSAP
9 13 (2.41%) CISM
9 13 (2.41%) PMI Certification
9 13 (2.41%) SC Cleared
10 12 (2.22%) DV Cleared
10 12 (2.22%) MCP
11 11 (2.04%) CCNA
12 10 (1.85%) MCITP
13 8 (1.48%) CCDP
13 8 (1.48%) MCSA
14 7 (1.30%) CCA
14 7 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.74%) QA
2 26 (4.81%) SLA
3 10 (1.85%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.19%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.19%) SAS 70
5 1 (0.19%) SDET
System Software
1 135 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 90 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 37 (6.85%) vSphere
5 19 (3.52%) VMware ESX
6 16 (2.96%) XenApp
7 15 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
8 14 (2.59%) vCloud
9 10 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (1.48%) Terminal Services
10 8 (1.48%) XenDesktop
11 6 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (0.74%) DFS Replication
12 4 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 2 (0.37%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.37%) Squid
14 2 (0.37%) Xen
14 2 (0.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 34 (6.30%) SCCM
2 20 (3.70%) SCOM
3 14 (2.59%) Perfmon
3 14 (2.59%) WSUS
4 10 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
5 8 (1.48%) Backup Exec
5 8 (1.48%) Nagios
5 8 (1.48%) SCVMM
6 7 (1.30%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (1.11%) Cacti
7 6 (1.11%) SCDPM
7 6 (1.11%) SmokePing
8 5 (0.93%) Legato
9 4 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.74%) Cisco IPCC
9 4 (0.74%) Cisco UCCE
9 4 (0.74%) Cisco UCCX
9 4 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (0.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 4 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 130 (24.07%) VMware
2 94 (17.41%) Cisco
3 58 (10.74%) Citrix
4 44 (8.15%) Oracle
5 31 (5.74%) EMC
6 30 (5.56%) HP
7 24 (4.44%) NetApp
8 20 (3.70%) CheckPoint
8 20 (3.70%) Juniper
9 16 (2.96%) Red Hat
10 15 (2.78%) Huawei
10 15 (2.78%) IBM
10 15 (2.78%) SAP
11 14 (2.59%) Avaya
11 14 (2.59%) Sybase
12 11 (2.04%) Dell
13 9 (1.67%) Veeam
14 8 (1.48%) Adobe
14 8 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
15 7 (1.30%) Veritas
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