The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Slough region.

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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 95 85 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 19.19% 13.06% 19.73%
As % of the Vendors category 33.69% 26.90% 37.66%
Number of salaries quoted 86 74 111
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,625 £22,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,600 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
282 316 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 56.97% 48.54% 52.40%
Number of salaries quoted 243 246 267
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
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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 28 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Slough

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 76 (39.38%) SQL
2 74 (38.34%) SQL Server
2 74 (38.34%) Windows
3 69 (35.75%) .NET
4 68 (35.23%) MS Excel
5 63 (32.64%) C#
6 53 (27.46%) HTML
7 51 (26.42%) ASP.NET
8 46 (23.83%) Cisco
9 41 (21.24%) VMware
10 39 (20.21%) JavaScript
11 38 (19.69%) Windows Server 2003
12 37 (19.17%) Windows Server 2012
13 36 (18.65%) Windows Server 2008
14 35 (18.13%) Cisco Certification
15 34 (17.62%) Microsoft Certification
16 33 (17.10%) XML
17 32 (16.58%) MS Office
18 31 (16.06%) CSS
19 30 (15.54%) CCNA
19 30 (15.54%) SQL Server 2008
20 29 (15.03%) jQuery
20 29 (15.03%) IIS
20 29 (15.03%) Firewall
21 28 (14.51%) MVC
21 28 (14.51%) T-SQL
22 27 (13.99%) Web Services
22 27 (13.99%) VMware Infrastructure
23 26 (13.47%) Active Directory
24 25 (12.95%) SharePoint

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 29 (15.03%) IIS
2 25 (12.95%) SharePoint
3 16 (8.29%) SharePoint 2013
4 15 (7.77%) Lync
5 10 (5.18%) MS Exchange
5 10 (5.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (4.66%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (3.63%) CMS
8 5 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.04%) Apache
10 2 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.04%) Immediacy CMS
11 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 68 (35.23%) MS Excel
2 32 (16.58%) MS Office
3 6 (3.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.59%) MS Project
5 4 (2.07%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (7.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.63%) SAP CO
2 7 (3.63%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (3.63%) SAP FI
3 5 (2.59%) SAP FSCM
3 5 (2.59%) Pivotal CRM
4 2 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.52%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.74%) Office 365
2 9 (4.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.59%) SaaS
4 2 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.04%) Google App Engine
4 2 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (15.03%) Firewall
2 19 (9.84%) VPN
3 17 (8.81%) Multicast
3 17 (8.81%) LAN
3 17 (8.81%) SAN
4 16 (8.29%) WAN
5 15 (7.77%) VoIP
6 12 (6.22%) PBX
6 12 (6.22%) TETRA
7 11 (5.70%) DNS
7 11 (5.70%) FTP
8 10 (5.18%) TCP/IP
9 9 (4.66%) NAS
10 8 (4.15%) MPLS
10 8 (4.15%) OSPF
10 8 (4.15%) BGP
11 7 (3.63%) Internet
12 6 (3.11%) LDAP
12 6 (3.11%) SSL
12 6 (3.11%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (38.34%) SQL Server
2 30 (15.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (9.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (5.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (5.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (5.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (5.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (4.66%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.55%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.55%) MS Access
8 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.04%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.52%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (12.44%) Visual Studio
2 16 (8.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (4.66%) Subversion
4 8 (4.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (3.63%) JIRA
6 6 (3.11%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.04%) Ant
7 2 (1.04%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.04%) Gradle
8 1 (0.52%) Selenium
8 1 (0.52%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.52%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
General
1 25 (12.95%) Finance
2 19 (9.84%) Telecoms
3 16 (8.29%) Marketing
4 10 (5.18%) Legal
5 6 (3.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (3.11%) General Ledger
6 4 (2.07%) German Language
7 3 (1.55%) Billing
8 2 (1.04%) Electronics
8 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.04%) Advertising
9 1 (0.52%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.52%) French Language
9 1 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (35.75%) Developer
2 37 (19.17%) Analyst
3 22 (11.40%) .NET Developer
4 19 (9.84%) Support Analyst
5 17 (8.81%) SharePoint Developer
5 17 (8.81%) Consultant
6 14 (7.25%) Team Leader
7 13 (6.74%) Web Developer
8 12 (6.22%) Product Manager
8 12 (6.22%) Portfolio Manager
9 11 (5.70%) ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (5.18%) Business Analyst
10 10 (5.18%) Senior Consultant
11 8 (4.15%) Desktop Support
11 8 (4.15%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 7 (3.63%) 3rd Line Support
12 7 (3.63%) Technical Consultant
13 6 (3.11%) Graduate
13 6 (3.11%) 1st Line Support
13 6 (3.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (35.75%) .NET
2 53 (27.46%) HTML
3 51 (26.42%) ASP.NET
4 33 (17.10%) XML
5 31 (16.06%) CSS
6 29 (15.03%) jQuery
7 27 (13.99%) Web Services
8 21 (10.88%) Ajax
9 18 (9.33%) WCF
10 15 (7.77%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (5.70%) .NET Framework
11 11 (5.70%) XSLT
11 11 (5.70%) SOAP
12 9 (4.66%) HTML5
13 8 (4.15%) XSL
13 8 (4.15%) JSON
13 8 (4.15%) CSS3
14 7 (3.63%) LINQ
15 6 (3.11%) WSDL
15 6 (3.11%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.15%) Blackberry
1 8 (4.15%) EqualLogic
1 8 (4.15%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (3.63%) Replication
3 6 (3.11%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.59%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.59%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.07%) W3C
6 2 (1.04%) DTV
6 2 (1.04%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.52%) Wiki
7 1 (0.52%) iPad
7 1 (0.52%) iPhone
7 1 (0.52%) iSeries
7 1 (0.52%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 74 (38.34%) Windows
2 38 (19.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 37 (19.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (18.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (8.29%) Windows Mobile
6 15 (7.77%) Windows 7
7 11 (5.70%) Linux
8 7 (3.63%) Android
9 6 (3.11%) UNIX
10 2 (1.04%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.04%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (14.51%) MVC
2 24 (12.44%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (12.44%) CRM
3 20 (10.36%) OO
3 20 (10.36%) TDD
4 19 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (6.74%) Web Development
5 13 (6.74%) Product Management
6 12 (6.22%) ITIL
6 12 (6.22%) Data Modelling
6 12 (6.22%) Migration
6 12 (6.22%) Mobile Device Management
6 12 (6.22%) Waterfall
7 11 (5.70%) Workflow
7 11 (5.70%) Scrum
8 8 (4.15%) Content Management
8 8 (4.15%) Business Development
9 7 (3.63%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (3.63%) ETL
10 6 (3.11%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (39.38%) SQL
2 63 (32.64%) C#
3 39 (20.21%) JavaScript
4 28 (14.51%) T-SQL
5 8 (4.15%) VB.NET
5 8 (4.15%) PowerShell
6 7 (3.63%) Java
7 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.52%) SAPscript
7 1 (0.52%) PHP
7 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.52%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 35 (18.13%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (17.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (15.54%) CCNA
4 25 (12.95%) Degree
5 22 (11.40%) MCITP
6 17 (8.81%) MCSE
7 16 (8.29%) MCTS
8 11 (5.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (5.18%) CCNP
10 9 (4.66%) Security Cleared
11 7 (3.63%) NCDA
11 7 (3.63%) NCIE
11 7 (3.63%) MCP
12 6 (3.11%) MCDBA
12 6 (3.11%) MCSD
12 6 (3.11%) CCA
13 5 (2.59%) VCAP
13 5 (2.59%) MCSA
14 3 (1.55%) VCP5
15 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.88%) SLA
2 8 (4.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 27 (13.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (13.47%) Active Directory
3 17 (8.81%) Hyper-V
4 15 (7.77%) vSphere
5 7 (3.63%) VMware ESX
6 6 (3.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (3.11%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (2.59%) XenApp
7 5 (2.59%) XenServer
7 5 (2.59%) XenDesktop
8 4 (2.07%) Xen
9 1 (0.52%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (3.11%) NetBackup
1 6 (3.11%) Backup Exec
2 5 (2.59%) Zenoss
3 4 (2.07%) SCCM
4 3 (1.55%) SCOM
4 3 (1.55%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.52%) WSUS
5 1 (0.52%) Plesk
Vendors
1 46 (23.83%) Cisco
2 41 (21.24%) VMware
3 17 (8.81%) HP
4 15 (7.77%) Dell
5 13 (6.74%) SAP
6 10 (5.18%) EMC
6 10 (5.18%) Citrix
6 10 (5.18%) NetApp
7 6 (3.11%) Avaya
7 6 (3.11%) Veeam
8 5 (2.59%) PlateSpin
8 5 (2.59%) DevExpress
8 5 (2.59%) Telerik
8 5 (2.59%) Infragistics
8 5 (2.59%) Symantec
9 4 (2.07%) IBM
9 4 (2.07%) Google
10 3 (1.55%) Barracuda Networks
10 3 (1.55%) CA
10 3 (1.55%) Veritas
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Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £42,000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Car Allowance and Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £43,000 per annum + benefits
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Skye Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum with company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £14,000 to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Slough
CPS Group
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits.
Posted: 12 days ago
Slough
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £23000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Slough
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £23000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Slough
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 17 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits, bonus
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Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum
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