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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 9 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 243 320 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 14.55% 14.54% 19.98%
As % of the Vendors category 29.38% 28.57% 38.22%
Number of salaries quoted 191 296 331
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £61,500 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
827 1120 1290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 49.52% 50.89% 52.27%
Number of salaries quoted 598 881 886
Median salary £51,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.44% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,300 £70,000 £64,000
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 27 September 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Reading

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 209 (43.09%) MS Excel
2 204 (42.06%) Windows
3 155 (31.96%) SQL Server
4 139 (28.66%) VMware
5 131 (27.01%) SQL
6 126 (25.98%) .NET
7 123 (25.36%) C#
8 119 (24.54%) Active Directory
9 101 (20.82%) VMware Infrastructure
10 98 (20.21%) Linux
11 97 (20.00%) Windows Server
12 90 (18.56%) Degree
13 83 (17.11%) Cisco
14 77 (15.88%) JavaScript
15 73 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
15 73 (15.05%) Hyper-V
16 69 (14.23%) TCP/IP
17 64 (13.20%) SharePoint
18 63 (12.99%) IIS
18 63 (12.99%) MVC
19 60 (12.37%) MS Office
19 60 (12.37%) Microsoft Certification
20 59 (12.16%) ASP.NET
20 59 (12.16%) CSS
21 58 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
22 57 (11.75%) HTML
23 56 (11.55%) Presales
24 55 (11.34%) Finance
25 52 (10.72%) Computer Science
26 49 (10.10%) Office 365

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 (13.20%) SharePoint
2 63 (12.99%) IIS
3 43 (8.87%) MS Exchange
4 17 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (3.09%) Skype for Business
6 14 (2.89%) SharePoint 2010
6 14 (2.89%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (2.47%) JBoss
7 12 (2.47%) WebSphere
8 11 (2.27%) Apache
9 9 (1.86%) CMS
10 8 (1.65%) Tomcat
11 7 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (1.24%) IBM Domino
12 6 (1.24%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.62%) ArcGIS
13 3 (0.62%) Confluence
13 3 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 209 (43.09%) MS Excel
2 60 (12.37%) MS Office
3 22 (4.54%) MS Visio
4 12 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.24%) InfoPath
6 5 (1.03%) MS Project
7 3 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (5.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.24%) Dynamics GP
3 5 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.21%) BPCS
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 49 (10.10%) Office 365
2 43 (8.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (6.19%) Cloud Computing
3 30 (6.19%) IaaS
4 16 (3.30%) SaaS
5 6 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (1.03%) OneDrive
7 4 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.62%) PaaS
9 2 (0.41%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 69 (14.23%) TCP/IP
2 47 (9.69%) DNS
3 45 (9.28%) SAN
4 39 (8.04%) VPN
5 34 (7.01%) Firewall
5 34 (7.01%) LAN
6 31 (6.39%) WAN
7 27 (5.57%) SMTP
8 25 (5.15%) DHCP
8 25 (5.15%) LDAP
9 20 (4.12%) FTP
10 18 (3.71%) VoIP
11 16 (3.30%) Wireless
12 13 (2.68%) Internet
13 12 (2.47%) WebEx
14 11 (2.27%) CTI
14 11 (2.27%) IP Telephony
14 11 (2.27%) NAS
15 10 (2.06%) Network Security
15 10 (2.06%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (31.96%) SQL Server
2 32 (6.60%) Relational Database
3 24 (4.95%) Oracle Database
3 24 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (4.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (3.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (3.51%) Redis
7 13 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (2.06%) MySQL
9 8 (1.65%) Power BI
10 6 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.03%) Couchbase
11 5 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.03%) NoSQL
11 5 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.62%) QlikView
13 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.44%) AQtime
2 7 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (1.44%) Subversion
2 7 (1.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (1.44%) WebLOAD
3 6 (1.24%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.03%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.03%) JIRA
5 4 (0.82%) MSI
6 3 (0.62%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.62%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.41%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.41%) Selenium
7 2 (0.41%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.21%) Appium
8 1 (0.21%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.21%) WebDriver
General
1 55 (11.34%) Finance
2 46 (9.48%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.27%) Advertising
4 9 (1.86%) Marketing
5 6 (1.24%) Retail
6 5 (1.03%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.82%) Banking
7 4 (0.82%) German Language
8 3 (0.62%) French Language
9 2 (0.41%) Billing
9 2 (0.41%) Military
9 2 (0.41%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.21%) Games
10 1 (0.21%) Legal
10 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 109 (22.47%) Developer
2 62 (12.78%) .NET Developer
3 58 (11.96%) C# Developer
4 52 (10.72%) C# .NET Developer
5 43 (8.87%) Technical Support
6 42 (8.66%) Architect
6 42 (8.66%) Support Engineer
7 41 (8.45%) Analyst
7 41 (8.45%) Consultant
8 30 (6.19%) Technical Engineer
9 26 (5.36%) Technical Support Engineer
10 24 (4.95%) Applications Support
11 23 (4.74%) JavaScript Developer
12 21 (4.33%) Cloud Engineer
12 21 (4.33%) IT Support
12 21 (4.33%) Support Specialist
13 20 (4.12%) Senior Cloud Engineer
14 19 (3.92%) Junior
15 18 (3.71%) Technical Architect
15 18 (3.71%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (25.98%) .NET
2 59 (12.16%) ASP.NET
2 59 (12.16%) CSS
3 57 (11.75%) HTML
4 28 (5.77%) AngularJS
5 27 (5.57%) jQuery
6 23 (4.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (4.74%) Web Services
7 18 (3.71%) WCF
8 17 (3.51%) WPF
9 16 (3.30%) .NET Framework
10 15 (3.09%) HTML5
11 12 (2.47%) XML
12 10 (2.06%) KnockoutJS
13 9 (1.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (1.65%) 802.1X
15 7 (1.44%) Ajax
15 7 (1.44%) Entity Framework
16 6 (1.24%) COM
16 6 (1.24%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 58 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (10.72%) Computer Science
3 43 (8.87%) Data Centre
4 20 (4.12%) Management Information System
5 18 (3.71%) PKI
6 17 (3.51%) Cyber Attack
6 17 (3.51%) Mobile App
7 16 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (2.89%) Clustering
8 14 (2.89%) Social Media
9 13 (2.68%) Driving Licence
10 11 (2.27%) IVR
10 11 (2.27%) Mathematics
11 10 (2.06%) N-Tier
12 8 (1.65%) PMI
13 7 (1.44%) Replication
14 6 (1.24%) Life Science
14 6 (1.24%) Private Cloud
15 4 (0.82%) Algorithms
15 4 (0.82%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 204 (42.06%) Windows
2 98 (20.21%) Linux
3 97 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 47 (9.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 46 (9.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (8.04%) Unix
7 35 (7.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 33 (6.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (3.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 13 (2.68%) Windows 7
11 8 (1.65%) AIX
11 8 (1.65%) Windows XP
12 7 (1.44%) Windows 10
13 6 (1.24%) Android
14 5 (1.03%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.03%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.82%) CentOS
15 4 (0.82%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.82%) Windows NT
16 3 (0.62%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (12.99%) MVC
3 56 (11.55%) Presales
4 40 (8.25%) CRM
5 38 (7.84%) Validation
6 37 (7.63%) Project Management
7 31 (6.39%) Information Security
8 30 (6.19%) ITIL
9 28 (5.77%) Software Delivery
10 27 (5.57%) Business Intelligence
11 26 (5.36%) SDLC
12 24 (4.95%) Software Engineering
13 23 (4.74%) Scrum
13 23 (4.74%) Service Delivery
14 22 (4.54%) OO
15 21 (4.33%) OOD
15 21 (4.33%) User Acceptance Testing
16 20 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
17 19 (3.92%) Project Planning
17 19 (3.92%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 131 (27.01%) SQL
2 123 (25.36%) C#
3 77 (15.88%) JavaScript
4 26 (5.36%) PowerShell
5 20 (4.12%) T-SQL
5 20 (4.12%) TypeScript
6 17 (3.51%) ES6
7 15 (3.09%) C++
8 11 (2.27%) Python
9 8 (1.65%) Java
10 7 (1.44%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.24%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.24%) VBScript
12 5 (1.03%) Perl
12 5 (1.03%) PHP
13 4 (0.82%) Ruby
14 2 (0.41%) C
14 2 (0.41%) VB
14 2 (0.41%) VBA
14 2 (0.41%) XAML
Qualifications
1 90 (18.56%) Degree
2 60 (12.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (7.01%) MCSE
4 30 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (5.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 23 (4.74%) MCITP
7 20 (4.12%) CISSP
8 18 (3.71%) CCNA
9 17 (3.51%) ISSAP
10 16 (3.30%) CISM
11 14 (2.89%) MCP
12 13 (2.68%) Security Cleared
12 13 (2.68%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 11 (2.27%) CCNP
13 11 (2.27%) DV Cleared
13 11 (2.27%) MCSA
14 9 (1.86%) PMI Certification
15 7 (1.44%) A+ Certification
15 7 (1.44%) CCA
15 7 (1.44%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.39%) SLA
2 26 (5.36%) QA
3 3 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.62%) P3O
4 2 (0.41%) GAMP
5 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.21%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.21%) SDET
System Software
1 119 (24.54%) Active Directory
2 101 (20.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (15.05%) Hyper-V
4 47 (9.69%) vSphere
5 35 (7.22%) vCloud
6 15 (3.09%) Terminal Services
6 15 (3.09%) VMware ESX
7 14 (2.89%) XenApp
8 13 (2.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 11 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (2.27%) VMware Workstation
10 8 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.82%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.41%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.41%) Xen
12 2 (0.41%) XenServer
13 1 (0.21%) Firmware
13 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 27 (5.57%) SCCM
2 15 (3.09%) SCOM
3 13 (2.68%) Backup Exec
3 13 (2.68%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 13 (2.68%) WSUS
4 10 (2.06%) EMC NetWorker
5 9 (1.86%) Perfmon
6 8 (1.65%) Nagios
7 6 (1.24%) Cacti
7 6 (1.24%) SCVMM
7 6 (1.24%) SmokePing
8 5 (1.03%) vRealize
9 4 (0.82%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.82%) Cisco IPCC
9 4 (0.82%) Cisco UCCE
9 4 (0.82%) Cisco UCCX
10 3 (0.62%) Legato
10 3 (0.62%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 3 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 139 (28.66%) VMware
2 83 (17.11%) Cisco
3 46 (9.48%) Citrix
3 46 (9.48%) Oracle
4 27 (5.57%) HP
5 23 (4.74%) EMC
6 22 (4.54%) Red Hat
7 19 (3.92%) Juniper
7 19 (3.92%) NetApp
8 17 (3.51%) CheckPoint
9 15 (3.09%) Huawei
9 15 (3.09%) Veritas
10 13 (2.68%) Veeam
11 11 (2.27%) Avaya
11 11 (2.27%) IBM
12 10 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (1.44%) Dell
13 7 (1.44%) DevExpress
13 7 (1.44%) Symantec
13 7 (1.44%) Telerik
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