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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 10 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 93 78 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 17.29% 15.18% 9.66%
As % of the Vendors category 37.35% 30.59% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 66 64 63
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
249 255 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 46.28% 49.61% 56.17%
Number of salaries quoted 191 204 295
Average salary £49,000 £42,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.29% -9.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
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 29 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Slough

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 100 (51.55%) SQL Server
2 69 (35.57%) SQL
3 61 (31.44%) Windows
3 61 (31.44%) MS Excel
4 56 (28.87%) Business Intelligence
5 46 (23.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 43 (22.16%) MDX
7 42 (21.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 39 (20.10%) Data Warehouse
8 39 (20.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 38 (19.59%) .NET
10 37 (19.07%) SaaS
11 36 (18.56%) C#
12 34 (17.53%) T-SQL
12 34 (17.53%) QA
13 33 (17.01%) ITIL
13 33 (17.01%) Active Directory
14 32 (16.49%) Finance
15 31 (15.98%) Pharmaceutical
16 29 (14.95%) SQL Server 2008
17 26 (13.40%) MS Office
17 26 (13.40%) JavaScript
17 26 (13.40%) Agile Software Development
18 25 (12.89%) ASP.NET
19 23 (11.86%) Linux
20 21 (10.82%) HTML
20 21 (10.82%) MySQL
21 19 (9.79%) SQL Server 2005
21 19 (9.79%) Microsoft Certification
22 18 (9.28%) CSS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 18 (9.28%) MS Exchange
2 12 (6.19%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (6.19%) Apache
2 12 (6.19%) IIS
3 10 (5.15%) Lync
4 8 (4.12%) nginx
5 7 (3.61%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (3.09%) WordPress
6 6 (3.09%) CMS
7 5 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.06%) Alfresco
8 4 (2.06%) Drupal
8 4 (2.06%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.55%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.52%) FormScape
11 1 (0.52%) Site Server
Applications
1 61 (31.44%) MS Excel
2 26 (13.40%) MS Office
3 4 (2.06%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.55%) MS Project
5 2 (1.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) assyst
1 2 (1.03%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 37 (19.07%) SaaS
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.76%) TCP/IP
2 11 (5.67%) DNS
2 11 (5.67%) DHCP
2 11 (5.67%) VoIP
3 8 (4.12%) WAN
4 7 (3.61%) Wireless
5 6 (3.09%) VPN
6 5 (2.58%) Internet
6 5 (2.58%) HTTP
7 4 (2.06%) NetScaler
7 4 (2.06%) Network Security
7 4 (2.06%) ISDN
7 4 (2.06%) LAN
7 4 (2.06%) RTP
7 4 (2.06%) Firewall
8 3 (1.55%) WebEx
9 2 (1.03%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.03%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.03%) VLAN
10 1 (0.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (51.55%) SQL Server
2 46 (23.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 42 (21.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (20.10%) Data Warehouse
4 39 (20.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 29 (14.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (10.82%) MySQL
7 19 (9.79%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (6.19%) Crystal Reports
9 11 (5.67%) MongoDB
9 11 (5.67%) NoSQL
10 5 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (2.58%) Relational Database
11 4 (2.06%) MariaDB
11 4 (2.06%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.55%) QlikView
13 1 (0.52%) OLAP
13 1 (0.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (16.49%) Finance
2 31 (15.98%) Pharmaceutical
3 10 (5.15%) Advertising
3 10 (5.15%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.15%) Marketing
4 9 (4.64%) Retail
5 6 (3.09%) Back Office
6 5 (2.58%) Banking
6 5 (2.58%) Games
7 4 (2.06%) Multimedia
7 4 (2.06%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.52%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.52%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.52%) French Language
8 1 (0.52%) German Language
Job Titles
1 64 (32.99%) Developer
2 46 (23.71%) Analyst
3 20 (10.31%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 19 (9.79%) Report Analyst
5 18 (9.28%) Support Engineer
6 16 (8.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 15 (7.73%) Analyst Developer
8 14 (7.22%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 14 (7.22%) Lead Developer
9 11 (5.67%) Senior Developer
9 11 (5.67%) Lead Analyst Developer
10 10 (5.15%) Business Analyst
11 9 (4.64%) Report Developer
11 9 (4.64%) Linux Engineer
11 9 (4.64%) .NET Developer
11 9 (4.64%) Project Manager
11 9 (4.64%) Senior Manager
11 9 (4.64%) Administrator
12 8 (4.12%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (4.12%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (22.16%) MDX
2 38 (19.59%) .NET
3 25 (12.89%) ASP.NET
4 21 (10.82%) HTML
5 18 (9.28%) CSS
5 18 (9.28%) XML
6 16 (8.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (7.73%) Ajax
8 11 (5.67%) WPF
8 11 (5.67%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (5.15%) WCF
9 10 (5.15%) jQuery
10 8 (4.12%) JSON
10 8 (4.12%) SOAP
11 6 (3.09%) .NET Framework
12 5 (2.58%) MSMQ
12 5 (2.58%) XSL
12 5 (2.58%) DHTML
12 5 (2.58%) LINQ
12 5 (2.58%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.61%) Data Centre
3 5 (2.58%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.06%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (2.06%) Replication
4 4 (2.06%) Clustering
4 4 (2.06%) Online Banking
5 3 (1.55%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.55%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.03%) User Experience
6 2 (1.03%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.03%) Social Media
6 2 (1.03%) iPhone
6 2 (1.03%) Blog
7 1 (0.52%) NHS
7 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.52%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.52%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 61 (31.44%) Windows
2 23 (11.86%) Linux
3 15 (7.73%) Windows 7
4 13 (6.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (4.64%) Mac OS X
6 8 (4.12%) CentOS
6 8 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (4.12%) Ubuntu
7 6 (3.09%) Windows XP
8 5 (2.58%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.06%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.52%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.52%) UNIX
11 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (28.87%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (17.01%) ITIL
3 26 (13.40%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (9.28%) MVC
5 17 (8.76%) OO
6 13 (6.70%) ETL
6 13 (6.70%) Service Delivery
6 13 (6.70%) Software Engineering
6 13 (6.70%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (6.19%) Migration
8 11 (5.67%) B2B
9 10 (5.15%) OpenUP
10 9 (4.64%) Data Modelling
10 9 (4.64%) Analytics
11 8 (4.12%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (4.12%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (4.12%) CRM
12 7 (3.61%) Data Analysis
12 7 (3.61%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (3.61%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (35.57%) SQL
2 36 (18.56%) C#
3 34 (17.53%) T-SQL
4 26 (13.40%) JavaScript
5 18 (9.28%) Python
6 16 (8.25%) PHP
7 11 (5.67%) Perl
8 7 (3.61%) C++
8 7 (3.61%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.06%) Java
10 3 (1.55%) VC++
11 1 (0.52%) Ruby
11 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (9.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (7.73%) Degree
3 9 (4.64%) CCNA
3 9 (4.64%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (4.64%) MCP
4 8 (4.12%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (3.09%) MCSE
5 6 (3.09%) CISSP
6 5 (2.58%) MCTS
6 5 (2.58%) MCITP
7 4 (2.06%) CNE
7 4 (2.06%) Novell Certification
7 4 (2.06%) CCA
7 4 (2.06%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (2.06%) CCVP
8 2 (1.03%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.52%) CISA
9 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (17.53%) QA
2 16 (8.25%) SLA
3 6 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.03%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (17.01%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.64%) vSphere
4 8 (4.12%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.06%) XenServer
6 2 (1.03%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.03%) XenApp
7 1 (0.52%) Xen
7 1 (0.52%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.52%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 12 (6.19%) cPanel
1 12 (6.19%) Webmin
1 12 (6.19%) Plesk
2 5 (2.58%) WSUS
3 3 (1.55%) SCCM
4 2 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.03%) Puppet
5 1 (0.52%) Nessus
5 1 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.52%) Iperf
Vendors
1 16 (8.25%) VMware
2 14 (7.22%) Cisco
3 12 (6.19%) Dell
4 11 (5.67%) Citrix
5 9 (4.64%) McAfee
5 9 (4.64%) Oracle
6 8 (4.12%) ServiceNow
6 8 (4.12%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.58%) HP
8 4 (2.06%) IBM
8 4 (2.06%) Lotus
9 3 (1.55%) Mitel
10 2 (1.03%) Sitecore
10 2 (1.03%) LANDesk
10 2 (1.03%) Remedy
10 2 (1.03%) Ericsson
10 2 (1.03%) Amdocs
11 1 (0.52%) Tripwire
11 1 (0.52%) Avaya
11 1 (0.52%) Juniper
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