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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 116 95 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 19.17% 19.39% 12.79%
As % of the Vendors category 38.93% 33.81% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 89 86 73
Average salary £47,500 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,625 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £58,750 £66,400
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
298 281 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 49.26% 57.35% 47.95%
Number of salaries quoted 241 241 245
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Slough

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 82 (40.39%) SQL Server
2 72 (35.47%) SQL
3 64 (31.53%) Business Intelligence
4 63 (31.03%) Windows
4 63 (31.03%) MS Excel
5 55 (27.09%) MDX
6 49 (24.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 48 (23.65%) T-SQL
8 45 (22.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 44 (21.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 42 (20.69%) ITIL
11 39 (19.21%) Pharmaceutical
11 39 (19.21%) Active Directory
12 38 (18.72%) Data Warehouse
13 35 (17.24%) Finance
13 35 (17.24%) QA
14 33 (16.26%) .NET
15 32 (15.76%) C#
15 32 (15.76%) SaaS
16 28 (13.79%) MS Office
17 27 (13.30%) JavaScript
18 25 (12.32%) SLA
19 24 (11.82%) ASP.NET
19 24 (11.82%) VMware
19 24 (11.82%) SQL Server 2008
20 22 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
21 21 (10.34%) HTML
22 20 (9.85%) XML
23 19 (9.36%) Linux
23 19 (9.36%) Citrix

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 16 (7.88%) MS Exchange
2 13 (6.40%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.93%) Lync
3 10 (4.93%) IIS
4 6 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.48%) Apache
6 3 (1.48%) CMS
6 3 (1.48%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.99%) WordPress
7 2 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.49%) FormScape
8 1 (0.49%) Site Server
Applications
1 63 (31.03%) MS Excel
2 28 (13.79%) MS Office
3 7 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.46%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.48%) Photoshop
5 3 (1.48%) MS Project
6 1 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.49%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.49%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.48%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.99%) assyst
3 2 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.49%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 32 (15.76%) SaaS
2 3 (1.48%) Office 365
3 2 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.88%) LAN
1 16 (7.88%) WAN
2 9 (4.43%) Internet
3 8 (3.94%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.45%) Firewall
5 6 (2.96%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (2.96%) Unified Communications
6 5 (2.46%) MGCP
6 5 (2.46%) SCCP
6 5 (2.46%) H.323
6 5 (2.46%) VPN
7 4 (1.97%) DNS
7 4 (1.97%) DHCP
7 4 (1.97%) FTP
7 4 (1.97%) Wireless
7 4 (1.97%) NetScaler
8 3 (1.48%) WebEx
8 3 (1.48%) IP Telephony
8 3 (1.48%) SAN
8 3 (1.48%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (40.39%) SQL Server
2 49 (24.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 45 (22.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 44 (21.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (18.72%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (11.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (6.40%) MySQL
8 11 (5.42%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (2.46%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.97%) MariaDB
10 4 (1.97%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.97%) OLAP
11 3 (1.48%) QlikView
12 1 (0.49%) Big Data
12 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (2.96%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.99%) ReSharper
3 2 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.49%) Dreamweaver
General
1 39 (19.21%) Pharmaceutical
2 35 (17.24%) Finance
3 13 (6.40%) Advertising
4 11 (5.42%) Retail
5 10 (4.93%) Marketing
6 9 (4.43%) Banking
6 9 (4.43%) Back Office
7 4 (1.97%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.97%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.48%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.99%) Automotive
9 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.49%) Electronics
10 1 (0.49%) Games
10 1 (0.49%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.49%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.49%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.49%) French Language
10 1 (0.49%) German Language
Job Titles
1 61 (30.05%) Developer
2 53 (26.11%) Analyst
3 22 (10.84%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 21 (10.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 16 (7.88%) Support Engineer
6 14 (6.90%) Analyst Developer
7 13 (6.40%) Report Analyst
7 13 (6.40%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 13 (6.40%) Lead Developer
8 10 (4.93%) Service Desk Analyst
8 10 (4.93%) .NET Developer
8 10 (4.93%) Service Analyst
9 9 (4.43%) Security Analyst
9 9 (4.43%) Administrator
9 9 (4.43%) Senior Manager
9 9 (4.43%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (4.43%) Business Analyst
9 9 (4.43%) Report Developer
9 9 (4.43%) Lead Analyst Developer
10 8 (3.94%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (27.09%) MDX
2 33 (16.26%) .NET
3 24 (11.82%) ASP.NET
4 21 (10.34%) HTML
5 20 (9.85%) XML
6 17 (8.37%) Ajax
7 15 (7.39%) CSS
7 15 (7.39%) jQuery
8 12 (5.91%) LINQ
8 12 (5.91%) .NET Framework
9 9 (4.43%) WCF
9 9 (4.43%) WPF
10 7 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (2.96%) Entity Framework
11 6 (2.96%) REST
11 6 (2.96%) XSL
11 6 (2.96%) XSLT
11 6 (2.96%) DHTML
12 5 (2.46%) COM
13 3 (1.48%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.43%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.46%) Data Centre
4 4 (1.97%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (1.97%) Online Banking
5 3 (1.48%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.48%) Social Media
6 2 (0.99%) Clustering
6 2 (0.99%) Copywriting
6 2 (0.99%) Blog
6 2 (0.99%) iPhone
6 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.99%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (0.99%) User Experience
7 1 (0.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.49%) Xbox
7 1 (0.49%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.49%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 63 (31.03%) Windows
2 19 (9.36%) Linux
3 16 (7.88%) Windows 7
4 15 (7.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (5.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (3.94%) Windows 8
6 8 (3.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (3.94%) Mac OS X
7 6 (2.96%) UNIX
8 5 (2.46%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.49%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.49%) AIX
10 1 (0.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (31.53%) Business Intelligence
2 42 (20.69%) ITIL
3 22 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (7.39%) Service Management
5 14 (6.90%) ETL
6 12 (5.91%) Incident Management
6 12 (5.91%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (5.42%) Software Engineering
7 11 (5.42%) CRM
8 10 (4.93%) Data Modelling
8 10 (4.93%) MVC
8 10 (4.93%) Information Security
8 10 (4.93%) Digital Marketing
8 10 (4.93%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (4.93%) ETL Development
9 9 (4.43%) Dashboard Development
9 9 (4.43%) Risk Analysis
9 9 (4.43%) Project Management
10 8 (3.94%) Service Delivery
10 8 (3.94%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 72 (35.47%) SQL
2 48 (23.65%) T-SQL
3 32 (15.76%) C#
4 27 (13.30%) JavaScript
5 13 (6.40%) PHP
6 8 (3.94%) Perl
6 8 (3.94%) Python
7 6 (2.96%) Ruby
7 6 (2.96%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.48%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.48%) Java
9 2 (0.99%) VB
9 2 (0.99%) C++
9 2 (0.99%) VC++
10 1 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (8.87%) Degree
2 13 (6.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (5.91%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (4.43%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (4.43%) CISSP
5 8 (3.94%) MCP
6 7 (3.45%) CCNA
6 7 (3.45%) MCITP
7 5 (2.46%) CCNP
8 4 (1.97%) CCA
8 4 (1.97%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (1.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.99%) MCSE
11 1 (0.49%) MCSA
11 1 (0.49%) ISEB
11 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (17.24%) QA
2 25 (12.32%) SLA
3 9 (4.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (2.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (19.21%) Active Directory
2 16 (7.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.45%) vSphere
4 5 (2.46%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (2.46%) XenApp
5 4 (1.97%) XenServer
6 1 (0.49%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.49%) MetaFrame
6 1 (0.49%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.49%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.49%) Xen
6 1 (0.49%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.49%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 10 (4.93%) SCCM
2 5 (2.46%) Nessus
2 5 (2.46%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (2.46%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (1.97%) SCOM
4 3 (1.48%) Plesk
4 3 (1.48%) cPanel
4 3 (1.48%) Webmin
5 2 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.99%) Puppet
5 2 (0.99%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.99%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.99%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (11.82%) VMware
2 19 (9.36%) Citrix
3 15 (7.39%) Cisco
4 14 (6.90%) Dell
5 12 (5.91%) HP
5 12 (5.91%) McAfee
6 11 (5.42%) IBM
7 8 (3.94%) Mitel
7 8 (3.94%) ServiceNow
8 7 (3.45%) Oracle
9 5 (2.46%) LogLogic
9 5 (2.46%) Verint
9 5 (2.46%) Zeacom
10 4 (1.97%) NetApp
11 3 (1.48%) BT
11 3 (1.48%) LANDesk
12 2 (0.99%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.99%) 3PAR
12 2 (0.99%) Amdocs
12 2 (0.99%) Tripwire
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