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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 113 84 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 20.18% 16.94% 10.69%
As % of the Vendors category 40.94% 32.31% 21.34%
Number of salaries quoted 82 72 62
Average salary £47,500 £38,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.58% -8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £60,000 £59,750
UK excluding London average 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 Slough region.

Vendors Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
276 260 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 49.29% 52.42% 50.08%
Number of salaries quoted 214 222 240
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Slough

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 3 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 88 (43.56%) SQL Server
2 71 (35.15%) SQL
3 67 (33.17%) Business Intelligence
4 61 (30.20%) Windows
5 60 (29.70%) MS Excel
6 56 (27.72%) MDX
7 50 (24.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 47 (23.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 47 (23.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 46 (22.77%) T-SQL
10 44 (21.78%) Data Warehouse
11 40 (19.80%) Pharmaceutical
12 39 (19.31%) ITIL
12 39 (19.31%) SaaS
13 37 (18.32%) QA
14 36 (17.82%) Active Directory
15 35 (17.33%) Finance
16 30 (14.85%) .NET
17 29 (14.36%) SQL Server 2008
18 28 (13.86%) C#
19 26 (12.87%) Agile Software Development
20 25 (12.38%) MS Office
21 22 (10.89%) JavaScript
22 21 (10.40%) Linux
23 20 (9.90%) ASP.NET
24 18 (8.91%) XML
24 18 (8.91%) HTML
24 18 (8.91%) SLA
25 17 (8.42%) Citrix
25 17 (8.42%) MySQL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 12 (5.94%) MS Exchange
1 12 (5.94%) Lync
2 8 (3.96%) IIS
2 8 (3.96%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.47%) Apache
4 4 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.49%) nginx
5 3 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.49%) WordPress
5 3 (1.49%) CMS
5 3 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.50%) Drupal
7 1 (0.50%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.50%) FormScape
Applications
1 60 (29.70%) MS Excel
2 25 (12.38%) MS Office
3 4 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.49%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.49%) MS Project
5 2 (0.99%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.50%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.50%) InDesign
6 1 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.99%) assyst
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 39 (19.31%) SaaS
2 2 (0.99%) Office 365
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.45%) LAN
1 11 (5.45%) WAN
2 8 (3.96%) Internet
2 8 (3.96%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.47%) Firewall
4 6 (2.97%) Unified Communications
4 6 (2.97%) VPN
4 6 (2.97%) DNS
4 6 (2.97%) DHCP
5 5 (2.48%) VoIP
5 5 (2.48%) Wireless
5 5 (2.48%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (1.98%) NetScaler
6 4 (1.98%) MGCP
6 4 (1.98%) SCCP
6 4 (1.98%) H.323
7 3 (1.49%) WebEx
8 2 (0.99%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.99%) VLAN
8 2 (0.99%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (43.56%) SQL Server
2 50 (24.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 47 (23.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 47 (23.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 44 (21.78%) Data Warehouse
5 29 (14.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (8.42%) MySQL
7 12 (5.94%) Crystal Reports
7 12 (5.94%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.98%) MariaDB
9 4 (1.98%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.98%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.98%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.98%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.98%) OLAP
10 3 (1.49%) QlikView
11 1 (0.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (2.48%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.50%) Dreamweaver
General
1 40 (19.80%) Pharmaceutical
2 35 (17.33%) Finance
3 13 (6.44%) Advertising
4 11 (5.45%) Retail
5 10 (4.95%) Marketing
6 8 (3.96%) Banking
7 7 (3.47%) Back Office
8 4 (1.98%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.98%) Multimedia
8 4 (1.98%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.99%) Games
9 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.50%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.50%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.50%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.50%) French Language
10 1 (0.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 63 (31.19%) Developer
2 51 (25.25%) Analyst
3 24 (11.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 20 (9.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 16 (7.92%) Support Engineer
5 16 (7.92%) Report Analyst
6 15 (7.43%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 15 (7.43%) Analyst Developer
7 13 (6.44%) Lead Developer
8 11 (5.45%) Senior Developer
9 10 (4.95%) Business Analyst
9 10 (4.95%) .NET Developer
9 10 (4.95%) Lead Analyst Developer
10 9 (4.46%) Report Developer
11 8 (3.96%) Security Analyst
11 8 (3.96%) Desktop Engineer
11 8 (3.96%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 8 (3.96%) Desktop Support
11 8 (3.96%) Trainer
11 8 (3.96%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (27.72%) MDX
2 30 (14.85%) .NET
3 20 (9.90%) ASP.NET
4 18 (8.91%) XML
4 18 (8.91%) HTML
5 14 (6.93%) CSS
5 14 (6.93%) Ajax
6 11 (5.45%) WPF
7 8 (3.96%) LINQ
7 8 (3.96%) jQuery
7 8 (3.96%) WCF
7 8 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (3.47%) .NET Framework
9 6 (2.97%) XSL
9 6 (2.97%) DHTML
9 6 (2.97%) REST
10 4 (1.98%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (1.98%) SOAP
10 4 (1.98%) JSON
10 4 (1.98%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.96%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.98%) Online Banking
3 4 (1.98%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (1.98%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.49%) Visualisation
4 3 (1.49%) Social Media
4 3 (1.49%) Clustering
5 2 (0.99%) Replication
5 2 (0.99%) Copywriting
5 2 (0.99%) Blog
5 2 (0.99%) iPhone
5 2 (0.99%) User Experience
5 2 (0.99%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.50%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.50%) Xbox
6 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 61 (30.20%) Windows
2 21 (10.40%) Linux
3 15 (7.43%) Windows 7
4 10 (4.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (4.46%) Mac OS X
6 8 (3.96%) Windows 8
7 6 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.48%) UNIX
8 5 (2.48%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.49%) CentOS
9 3 (1.49%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.50%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.50%) AIX
10 1 (0.50%) Solaris
10 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (33.17%) Business Intelligence
2 39 (19.31%) ITIL
3 26 (12.87%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (7.43%) ETL
5 14 (6.93%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (6.44%) Software Engineering
7 11 (5.45%) Incident Management
7 11 (5.45%) Service Management
8 10 (4.95%) MVC
8 10 (4.95%) Data Modelling
8 10 (4.95%) CRM
9 9 (4.46%) OO
9 9 (4.46%) B2B
9 9 (4.46%) Service Delivery
9 9 (4.46%) Migration
9 9 (4.46%) Digital Marketing
9 9 (4.46%) Information Security
9 9 (4.46%) OpenUP
9 9 (4.46%) Analytics
9 9 (4.46%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 71 (35.15%) SQL
2 46 (22.77%) T-SQL
3 28 (13.86%) C#
4 22 (10.89%) JavaScript
5 15 (7.43%) PHP
6 11 (5.45%) Python
7 9 (4.46%) Perl
8 6 (2.97%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.98%) Ruby
10 3 (1.49%) C++
10 3 (1.49%) VC++
11 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (7.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (6.93%) Degree
3 11 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (4.46%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (4.46%) MCP
5 8 (3.96%) CISSP
5 8 (3.96%) MCITP
6 7 (3.47%) CCNA
7 4 (1.98%) CCA
7 4 (1.98%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (1.98%) CCNP
8 2 (0.99%) MCSE
9 1 (0.50%) MCSA
9 1 (0.50%) MCTS
9 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (18.32%) QA
2 18 (8.91%) SLA
3 8 (3.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.98%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (17.82%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.98%) XenServer
3 4 (1.98%) vSphere
3 4 (1.98%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.49%) XenApp
5 1 (0.50%) Xen
5 1 (0.50%) MetaFrame
5 1 (0.50%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.50%) pfSense
5 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (3.47%) Plesk
1 7 (3.47%) cPanel
1 7 (3.47%) Webmin
2 6 (2.97%) SCCM
3 4 (1.98%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (1.98%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (1.98%) Nessus
3 4 (1.98%) WSUS
4 2 (0.99%) Puppet
4 2 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (8.42%) Citrix
1 17 (8.42%) VMware
2 14 (6.93%) Dell
2 14 (6.93%) Cisco
3 12 (5.94%) McAfee
4 8 (3.96%) ServiceNow
5 7 (3.47%) Mitel
5 7 (3.47%) IBM
5 7 (3.47%) HP
6 6 (2.97%) Oracle
7 4 (1.98%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.98%) LogLogic
7 4 (1.98%) Verint
7 4 (1.98%) Zeacom
8 3 (1.49%) LANDesk
9 2 (0.99%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.99%) Tripwire
9 2 (0.99%) Amdocs
9 2 (0.99%) Ericsson
9 2 (0.99%) BT
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