The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 10 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 99 100 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 15.37% 16.18% 17.82%
As % of the Vendors category 30.00% 28.41% 37.11%
Number of salaries quoted 87 84 99
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £65,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 Slough region.

Vendors Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
330 352 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 51.24% 56.96% 48.02%
Number of salaries quoted 263 286 263
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Slough region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Slough

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Slough region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Slough

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Slough region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 85 (41.67%) SQL
2 71 (34.80%) Business Intelligence
3 69 (33.82%) Windows
4 67 (32.84%) MS Excel
5 65 (31.86%) SQL Server
6 60 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 60 (29.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 56 (27.45%) Windows Server
8 54 (26.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 52 (25.49%) VMware
10 50 (24.51%) Active Directory
10 50 (24.51%) MDX
11 48 (23.53%) T-SQL
12 41 (20.10%) Data Warehouse
13 39 (19.12%) SLA
13 39 (19.12%) Pharmaceutical
14 38 (18.63%) Cisco
14 38 (18.63%) MS Office
14 38 (18.63%) SaaS
15 33 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
16 32 (15.69%) ITIL
17 31 (15.20%) Microsoft Certification
18 28 (13.73%) MS Exchange
18 28 (13.73%) ETL
19 27 (13.24%) HP
20 26 (12.75%) DNS
20 26 (12.75%) vSphere
20 26 (12.75%) Windows Server 2012
21 24 (11.76%) IBM
21 24 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Slough region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (13.73%) MS Exchange
2 19 (9.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (5.39%) IIS
3 11 (5.39%) OpenStack
4 10 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (2.94%) Skype for Business
6 5 (2.45%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.96%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.49%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.49%) SAS
10 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 67 (32.84%) MS Excel
2 38 (18.63%) MS Office
3 12 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (2.45%) MS Project
6 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.49%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.49%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 38 (18.63%) SaaS
2 23 (11.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.39%) SoftLayer
4 10 (4.90%) Office 365
5 4 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.98%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (12.75%) DNS
2 15 (7.35%) DHCP
3 12 (5.88%) WAN
4 11 (5.39%) Firewall
4 11 (5.39%) LAN
4 11 (5.39%) VPN
5 7 (3.43%) SAN
5 7 (3.43%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.94%) VoIP
7 5 (2.45%) LDAP
7 5 (2.45%) MPLS
8 4 (1.96%) Kerberos
8 4 (1.96%) SSL
8 4 (1.96%) VLAN
9 3 (1.47%) HTTP
9 3 (1.47%) Skype
10 2 (0.98%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.98%) IP Telephony
10 2 (0.98%) Network Security
10 2 (0.98%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (31.86%) SQL Server
2 60 (29.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 60 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 54 (26.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 41 (20.10%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (7.84%) QlikView
6 13 (6.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (4.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (3.92%) NoSQL
9 7 (3.43%) MySQL
10 5 (2.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (2.45%) MS Access
10 5 (2.45%) OLAP
10 5 (2.45%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (1.47%) MongoDB
12 3 (1.47%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.47%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.98%) Oracle BI EE
13 2 (0.98%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 5 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.96%) ReSharper
3 2 (0.98%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.49%) Selenium
4 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.49%) WebDriver
General
1 39 (19.12%) Pharmaceutical
2 19 (9.31%) Finance
3 16 (7.84%) Advertising
4 11 (5.39%) Back Office
5 9 (4.41%) Legal
6 6 (2.94%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.45%) Billing
8 3 (1.47%) Dutch Language
8 3 (1.47%) French Language
8 3 (1.47%) German Language
8 3 (1.47%) Marketing
9 2 (0.98%) Automotive
9 2 (0.98%) Banking
9 2 (0.98%) Retail
10 1 (0.49%) Games
10 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 66 (32.35%) Developer
2 59 (28.92%) Analyst
3 26 (12.75%) Architect
4 25 (12.25%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 22 (10.78%) Analyst Developer
6 17 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
7 16 (7.84%) Senior Developer
8 15 (7.35%) Server Support
8 15 (7.35%) Support Engineer
9 14 (6.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 14 (6.86%) Report Developer
10 13 (6.37%) Support Analyst
11 12 (5.88%) Lead Developer
11 12 (5.88%) Senior Analyst Developer
12 11 (5.39%) Cloud Architect
12 11 (5.39%) Data Analyst
12 11 (5.39%) Data Warehouse Analyst
12 11 (5.39%) Report Analyst
12 11 (5.39%) Senior Data Warehouse Analyst
12 11 (5.39%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (24.51%) MDX
2 17 (8.33%) HTML
3 15 (7.35%) .NET
3 15 (7.35%) CSS
4 10 (4.90%) ASP.NET
5 9 (4.41%) Ajax
5 9 (4.41%) XML
6 8 (3.92%) JSON
6 8 (3.92%) SOAP
7 7 (3.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (3.43%) jQuery
7 7 (3.43%) WCF
8 4 (1.96%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 4 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (1.96%) Entity Framework
8 4 (1.96%) SAML
9 3 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (1.47%) Ext JS
9 3 (1.47%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.37%) FlexPod
2 13 (6.37%) Hybrid Cloud
3 12 (5.88%) Clustering
4 11 (5.39%) VCE vBlock
4 11 (5.39%) Visualisation
5 7 (3.43%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.94%) Blackberry
6 6 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.94%) Handset
6 6 (2.94%) iPhone
6 6 (2.94%) User Experience
7 5 (2.45%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.45%) Driving Licence
7 5 (2.45%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.47%) EqualLogic
8 3 (1.47%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.47%) Symmetrix
9 2 (0.98%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 69 (33.82%) Windows
2 56 (27.45%) Windows Server
3 26 (12.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 15 (7.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (4.41%) Linux
8 8 (3.92%) Windows XP
9 7 (3.43%) Android
10 6 (2.94%) Mac OS X
11 5 (2.45%) AIX
11 5 (2.45%) Unix
11 5 (2.45%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.47%) Mac OS X Server
14 2 (0.98%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.49%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (34.80%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (15.69%) ITIL
3 28 (13.73%) ETL
4 24 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 21 (10.29%) Data Modelling
6 20 (9.80%) Software Engineering
7 18 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
8 16 (7.84%) Project Management
8 16 (7.84%) Service Management
9 15 (7.35%) DevOps
10 14 (6.86%) Service Delivery
11 13 (6.37%) Mentoring
11 13 (6.37%) Presales
12 12 (5.88%) Coaching
12 12 (5.88%) Converged Infrastructure
12 12 (5.88%) Dashboard Development
12 12 (5.88%) OO
12 12 (5.88%) Resource Management
13 11 (5.39%) Migration
14 10 (4.90%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (41.67%) SQL
2 48 (23.53%) T-SQL
3 16 (7.84%) JavaScript
4 11 (5.39%) C#
5 5 (2.45%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.96%) VB
6 4 (1.96%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.47%) Java
8 1 (0.49%) PHP
8 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (15.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (7.84%) MCITP
4 14 (6.86%) MCSE
5 13 (6.37%) CCNA
6 11 (5.39%) Degree
6 11 (5.39%) VCDX
7 7 (3.43%) MCSA
8 6 (2.94%) A+ Certification
9 4 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.98%) CCIE
10 2 (0.98%) MCP
10 2 (0.98%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.98%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.49%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.49%) MCTS
11 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.49%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (19.12%) SLA
2 13 (6.37%) PCI DSS
3 11 (5.39%) QA
4 5 (2.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.47%) SEPA
6 2 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 50 (24.51%) Active Directory
2 33 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (12.75%) vSphere
4 14 (6.86%) Hyper-V
5 13 (6.37%) vCloud
6 5 (2.45%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.96%) Samba
7 4 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.96%) XenApp
8 2 (0.98%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.49%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.49%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (4.41%) WSUS
2 8 (3.92%) Backup Exec
3 6 (2.94%) SCCM
4 5 (2.45%) HP Data Protector
4 5 (2.45%) Tivoli
4 5 (2.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.98%) vRealize
6 1 (0.49%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 52 (25.49%) VMware
2 38 (18.63%) Cisco
3 27 (13.24%) HP
4 24 (11.76%) IBM
5 22 (10.78%) Dell
6 19 (9.31%) Citrix
7 13 (6.37%) Tableau
8 11 (5.39%) NetApp
9 6 (2.94%) Adobe
9 6 (2.94%) Apple
9 6 (2.94%) Oracle
10 5 (2.45%) Symantec
10 5 (2.45%) Veritas
11 4 (1.96%) Intel
11 4 (1.96%) Polycom
11 4 (1.96%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.47%) 3PAR
12 3 (1.47%) CA
12 3 (1.47%) ServiceNow
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