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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 104 106 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 16.22% 17.79% 19.83%
As % of the Vendors category 28.97% 35.22% 37.42%
Number of salaries quoted 85 96 108
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,750 £52,500
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
359 301 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 56.01% 50.50% 52.99%
Number of salaries quoted 285 267 269
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 30 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Slough

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (43.85%) SQL Server
2 79 (42.25%) SQL
3 76 (40.64%) MS Excel
4 71 (37.97%) Windows
5 49 (26.20%) .NET
6 39 (20.86%) C#
6 39 (20.86%) Cisco
7 37 (19.79%) Active Directory
8 36 (19.25%) MS Office
8 36 (19.25%) Degree
9 34 (18.18%) Linux
10 33 (17.65%) DNS
10 33 (17.65%) VMware
11 32 (17.11%) JavaScript
12 30 (16.04%) ASP.NET
12 30 (16.04%) Lync
13 29 (15.51%) OO
14 28 (14.97%) HTML
14 28 (14.97%) MVC
15 25 (13.37%) CSS
15 25 (13.37%) OpenUP
16 24 (12.83%) SQL Server 2008
16 24 (12.83%) ITIL
17 23 (12.30%) Cisco Certification
17 23 (12.30%) ASP.NET MVC
18 22 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
18 22 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
18 22 (11.76%) CCNA
18 22 (11.76%) IIS
18 22 (11.76%) Finance

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 30 (16.04%) Lync
2 22 (11.76%) IIS
3 20 (10.70%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (7.49%) SharePoint
4 14 (7.49%) MS Exchange
5 11 (5.88%) Apache
6 8 (4.28%) nginx
7 6 (3.21%) IBM Notes
7 6 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (2.14%) CMS
9 4 (2.14%) Drupal
9 4 (2.14%) Alfresco
9 4 (2.14%) WordPress
10 3 (1.60%) WebSphere
11 2 (1.07%) Tomcat
11 2 (1.07%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 76 (40.64%) MS Excel
2 36 (19.25%) MS Office
3 9 (4.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (3.74%) MS Project
5 4 (2.14%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.53%) Retail-J
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.53%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.53%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.56%) SaaS
2 12 (6.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (17.65%) DNS
2 20 (10.70%) VPN
2 20 (10.70%) DHCP
3 19 (10.16%) TCP/IP
4 17 (9.09%) Firewall
4 17 (9.09%) MPLS
5 15 (8.02%) SAN
5 15 (8.02%) WAN
6 13 (6.95%) SSL
7 11 (5.88%) VoIP
7 11 (5.88%) LAN
8 10 (5.35%) Internet
8 10 (5.35%) BGP
8 10 (5.35%) OSPF
8 10 (5.35%) IPsec
8 10 (5.35%) Multicast
9 7 (3.74%) Network Security
9 7 (3.74%) LTE
9 7 (3.74%) Wireshark
9 7 (3.74%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (43.85%) SQL Server
2 24 (12.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (11.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 20 (10.70%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (10.16%) MongoDB
5 19 (10.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (8.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (8.56%) NoSQL
7 15 (8.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (5.35%) MySQL
9 9 (4.81%) Crystal Reports
10 8 (4.28%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (2.14%) MS Access
11 4 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (2.14%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.60%) Big Data
13 2 (1.07%) OLTP
14 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
14 1 (0.53%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (2.14%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (2.14%) Visual Studio
1 4 (2.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (2.14%) Subversion
General
1 22 (11.76%) Finance
2 10 (5.35%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.74%) Marketing
3 7 (3.74%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (3.74%) Legal
4 6 (3.21%) Retail
5 5 (2.67%) Games
6 4 (2.14%) Billing
7 2 (1.07%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.07%) Back Office
7 2 (1.07%) French Language
8 1 (0.53%) German Language
8 1 (0.53%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (25.67%) Developer
2 38 (20.32%) Analyst
3 25 (13.37%) Support Engineer
4 13 (6.95%) Web Developer
5 12 (6.42%) Business Analyst
6 11 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
7 10 (5.35%) Junior
8 9 (4.81%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (4.81%) Software Developer
8 9 (4.81%) Project Manager
8 9 (4.81%) Junior Developer
9 8 (4.28%) Consultant
9 8 (4.28%) NOC Engineer
10 7 (3.74%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (3.74%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (3.74%) Report Analyst
10 7 (3.74%) Test Engineer
10 7 (3.74%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 6 (3.21%) Data Analyst
11 6 (3.21%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (26.20%) .NET
2 30 (16.04%) ASP.NET
3 28 (14.97%) HTML
4 25 (13.37%) CSS
5 23 (12.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (11.23%) XML
7 17 (9.09%) Ajax
7 17 (9.09%) jQuery
8 16 (8.56%) JSON
8 16 (8.56%) RabbitMQ
9 12 (6.42%) SOAP
10 11 (5.88%) WCF
11 10 (5.35%) MDX
12 9 (4.81%) Web Services
13 7 (3.74%) .NET Framework
13 7 (3.74%) MSMQ
14 6 (3.21%) WPF
15 5 (2.67%) Ext JS
16 4 (2.14%) XSL
16 4 (2.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.35%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (3.21%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.67%) Clustering
5 4 (2.14%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.14%) Replication
5 4 (2.14%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.60%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.07%) EPoS
7 2 (1.07%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.07%) iPad
8 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.53%) User Experience
8 1 (0.53%) iSeries
8 1 (0.53%) AS400
8 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 71 (37.97%) Windows
2 34 (18.18%) Linux
3 21 (11.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (6.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (6.42%) Windows 7
5 11 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (4.28%) Ubuntu
6 8 (4.28%) CentOS
7 7 (3.74%) UNIX
8 6 (3.21%) Windows XP
9 5 (2.67%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.14%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.07%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.07%) Windows NT
11 2 (1.07%) Android
11 2 (1.07%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (15.51%) OO
2 28 (14.97%) MVC
3 25 (13.37%) OpenUP
4 24 (12.83%) ITIL
5 21 (11.23%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (10.16%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (8.56%) Service Delivery
8 15 (8.02%) Change Management
9 14 (7.49%) Workflow
10 11 (5.88%) Data Analysis
10 11 (5.88%) Migration
10 11 (5.88%) ETL
11 10 (5.35%) B2B
11 10 (5.35%) Network Management
12 9 (4.81%) Project Management
12 9 (4.81%) OOP
13 8 (4.28%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (3.74%) Performance Tuning
14 7 (3.74%) Root Cause Analysis
14 7 (3.74%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 79 (42.25%) SQL
2 39 (20.86%) C#
3 32 (17.11%) JavaScript
4 18 (9.63%) Python
5 9 (4.81%) T-SQL
6 8 (4.28%) Perl
6 8 (4.28%) PHP
7 7 (3.74%) VB.NET
8 6 (3.21%) C++
9 4 (2.14%) Java
9 4 (2.14%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.14%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.53%) C
10 1 (0.53%) ABAP
10 1 (0.53%) VBA
10 1 (0.53%) VBScript
10 1 (0.53%) VC++
10 1 (0.53%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 36 (19.25%) Degree
2 23 (12.30%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (11.76%) CCNA
4 17 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (6.42%) Security Cleared
6 9 (4.81%) MCSE
7 7 (3.74%) MCP
8 6 (3.21%) MCTS
9 5 (2.67%) CCVP
10 4 (2.14%) CNE
10 4 (2.14%) Novell Certification
11 3 (1.60%) CISSP
12 2 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (1.07%) MCSA
12 2 (1.07%) CEH
12 2 (1.07%) MCITP
13 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.53%) CISA
13 1 (0.53%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.16%) SLA
2 12 (6.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (5.35%) QA
4 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (19.79%) Active Directory
2 22 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (9.63%) vSphere
4 10 (5.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 10 (5.35%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (4.81%) Hyper-V
6 8 (4.28%) VMware ESX
7 6 (3.21%) Terminal Server
8 2 (1.07%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.07%) Samba
8 2 (1.07%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 10 (5.35%) WSUS
1 10 (5.35%) Zenoss
2 9 (4.81%) cPanel
2 9 (4.81%) Webmin
2 9 (4.81%) Plesk
3 8 (4.28%) SCCM
4 7 (3.74%) SCOM
5 6 (3.21%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.07%) Nessus
7 1 (0.53%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 39 (20.86%) Cisco
2 33 (17.65%) VMware
3 14 (7.49%) Citrix
4 13 (6.95%) Red Hat
5 11 (5.88%) HP
6 10 (5.35%) Oracle
7 8 (4.28%) Polycom
8 6 (3.21%) Lotus
9 4 (2.14%) IBM
9 4 (2.14%) Infragistics
9 4 (2.14%) Telerik
9 4 (2.14%) DevExpress
10 3 (1.60%) Dell
10 3 (1.60%) Avaya
11 2 (1.07%) Juniper
11 2 (1.07%) Novell
11 2 (1.07%) McAfee
11 2 (1.07%) BT
11 2 (1.07%) Mitel
11 2 (1.07%) ServiceNow
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