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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 12 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 64 114 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 13.45% 18.91% 19.41%
As % of the Vendors category 27.23% 38.13% 33.79%
Number of salaries quoted 61 89 88
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +21.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £24,075
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
235 299 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 49.37% 49.59% 57.43%
Number of salaries quoted 204 244 243
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of job ads across the Slough region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Slough

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Slough region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 59 (43.07%) MS Excel
2 48 (35.04%) Windows
3 46 (33.58%) Finance
4 39 (28.47%) SQL Server
5 33 (24.09%) .NET
6 31 (22.63%) VMware
7 30 (21.90%) MS Office
8 29 (21.17%) SQL
9 28 (20.44%) CRM
9 28 (20.44%) Windows Server
10 25 (18.25%) C#
11 24 (17.52%) Active Directory
12 23 (16.79%) Project Management
13 22 (16.06%) HP
14 21 (15.33%) MVC
15 20 (14.60%) OO
16 19 (13.87%) MS Exchange
16 19 (13.87%) ASP.NET
16 19 (13.87%) Cisco
16 19 (13.87%) Agile Software Development
17 18 (13.14%) MS Project
17 18 (13.14%) Root Cause Analysis
17 18 (13.14%) Windows Server 2008
18 17 (12.41%) PRINCE2
18 17 (12.41%) HTML
18 17 (12.41%) Cisco Certification
18 17 (12.41%) MS PowerPoint
19 16 (11.68%) Microsoft Certification
19 16 (11.68%) CSS
19 16 (11.68%) DNS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (13.87%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (8.03%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (5.84%) Skype for Business
5 7 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (5.11%) IIS
6 4 (2.92%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.46%) CMS
7 2 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.73%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.73%) WebSphere
Applications
1 59 (43.07%) MS Excel
2 30 (21.90%) MS Office
3 18 (13.14%) MS Project
4 17 (12.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.73%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (6.57%) SAP CO
1 9 (6.57%) SAP FI
1 9 (6.57%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (2.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.46%) CODA-Financials
3 2 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.57%) Office 365
2 5 (3.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.19%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.73%) SaaS
5 1 (0.73%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.68%) DNS
2 15 (10.95%) DHCP
3 12 (8.76%) TCP/IP
4 9 (6.57%) SAN
5 8 (5.84%) Firewall
5 8 (5.84%) HTTP
6 7 (5.11%) Internet
6 7 (5.11%) WAN
7 6 (4.38%) LAN
8 5 (3.65%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (3.65%) iSCSI
8 5 (3.65%) Skype
8 5 (3.65%) VPN
9 3 (2.19%) Unified Communications
9 3 (2.19%) VLAN
10 2 (1.46%) Intranet
10 2 (1.46%) MPLS
10 2 (1.46%) NAS
10 2 (1.46%) PBX
11 1 (0.73%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (28.47%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.95%) NoSQL
3 14 (10.22%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (10.22%) MongoDB
4 12 (8.76%) BusinessObjects
5 10 (7.30%) SAP BW
6 9 (6.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 9 (6.57%) MySQL
6 9 (6.57%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (5.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (2.92%) GIS
9 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (2.92%) QGIS
9 4 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (2.19%) MS Access
10 3 (2.19%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.73%) JIRA
General
1 46 (33.58%) Finance
2 15 (10.95%) Retail
3 10 (7.30%) Marketing
4 5 (3.65%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.92%) Legal
6 2 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.73%) Automotive
7 1 (0.73%) Banking
7 1 (0.73%) Electronics
7 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (22.63%) Analyst
1 31 (22.63%) Developer
2 16 (11.68%) Support Engineer
3 13 (9.49%) Project Manager
4 11 (8.03%) IT Engineer
4 11 (8.03%) Web Developer
5 9 (6.57%) .NET Developer
5 9 (6.57%) Business Objects Analyst
5 9 (6.57%) SAP Analyst
5 9 (6.57%) SAP BW Analyst
5 9 (6.57%) Systems Analyst
6 8 (5.84%) Business Analyst
6 8 (5.84%) Field Engineer
7 7 (5.11%) Administrator
7 7 (5.11%) C# Developer
7 7 (5.11%) Senior Manager
7 7 (5.11%) Senior Project Manager
7 7 (5.11%) Server Support
7 7 (5.11%) Web Manager
7 7 (5.11%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (24.09%) .NET
2 19 (13.87%) ASP.NET
3 17 (12.41%) HTML
4 16 (11.68%) CSS
5 15 (10.95%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (10.95%) ASP.NET Web API
6 14 (10.22%) XML
7 13 (9.49%) Ajax
7 13 (9.49%) jQuery
7 13 (9.49%) JSON
8 12 (8.76%) MDX
9 11 (8.03%) RabbitMQ
10 9 (6.57%) SOAP
11 8 (5.84%) Ext JS
11 8 (5.84%) MSMQ
12 7 (5.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 7 (5.11%) RESTful
13 6 (4.38%) Web Services
14 4 (2.92%) WCF
15 2 (1.46%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.57%) Data Structures
2 8 (5.84%) Clustering
3 7 (5.11%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.11%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.65%) EPoS
5 5 (3.65%) Health Informatics
5 5 (3.65%) Informatics
5 5 (3.65%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.92%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.92%) EqualLogic
6 4 (2.92%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.19%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.19%) Data Conversion
7 3 (2.19%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.19%) Statistics
7 3 (2.19%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.73%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.73%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 48 (35.04%) Windows
2 28 (20.44%) Windows Server
3 18 (13.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (10.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (10.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (5.11%) Windows 7
6 6 (4.38%) Android
7 4 (2.92%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.19%) Linux
9 1 (0.73%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.73%) Unix
9 1 (0.73%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.73%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.73%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.73%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.73%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.44%) CRM
2 23 (16.79%) Project Management
3 21 (15.33%) MVC
4 20 (14.60%) OO
5 19 (13.87%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (13.14%) Root Cause Analysis
7 17 (12.41%) PRINCE2
8 14 (10.22%) ITIL
9 13 (9.49%) Web Development
10 12 (8.76%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (8.03%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (6.57%) B2B
12 9 (6.57%) Resource Management
12 9 (6.57%) Waterfall
13 8 (5.84%) Business Analysis
13 8 (5.84%) Change Management
14 7 (5.11%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (5.11%) Image Processing
14 7 (5.11%) Scrum
14 7 (5.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 29 (21.17%) SQL
2 25 (18.25%) C#
3 13 (9.49%) JavaScript
4 10 (7.30%) ABAP
5 5 (3.65%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.92%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.46%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (1.46%) VB
7 2 (1.46%) VBA
8 1 (0.73%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.73%) C++
8 1 (0.73%) Java
8 1 (0.73%) PHP
8 1 (0.73%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.73%) Python
8 1 (0.73%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 17 (12.41%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (11.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (10.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 13 (9.49%) Degree
5 11 (8.03%) CCNA
6 10 (7.30%) MCSE
7 8 (5.84%) MCITP
8 6 (4.38%) PMI Certification
8 6 (4.38%) Security Cleared
8 6 (4.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (3.65%) CCNP
9 5 (3.65%) PMP
9 5 (3.65%) SC Cleared
10 4 (2.92%) PgMP
10 4 (2.92%) VCP5
11 3 (2.19%) A+ Certification
11 3 (2.19%) CCNP Voice
12 1 (0.73%) CAPM
12 1 (0.73%) CCVP
12 1 (0.73%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.49%) SLA
2 9 (6.57%) QA
3 5 (3.65%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.46%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.73%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 24 (17.52%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.11%) Hyper-V
3 7 (5.11%) vSphere
4 6 (4.38%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (4.38%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.92%) Terminal Server
6 2 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.46%) XenApp
7 1 (0.73%) Firmware
7 1 (0.73%) NFS
7 1 (0.73%) UAG
7 1 (0.73%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 8 (5.84%) SCCM
2 6 (4.38%) HP Data Protector
2 6 (4.38%) Tivoli
2 6 (4.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (4.38%) WSUS
3 5 (3.65%) SCVMM
4 3 (2.19%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.19%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (2.19%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.73%) Legato
5 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (22.63%) VMware
2 22 (16.06%) HP
3 19 (13.87%) Cisco
4 15 (10.95%) Dell
4 15 (10.95%) IBM
5 12 (8.76%) SAP
6 6 (4.38%) Avaya
7 5 (3.65%) Fujitsu
8 4 (2.92%) Barracuda Networks
8 4 (2.92%) CA
8 4 (2.92%) Citrix
8 4 (2.92%) Veritas
9 3 (2.19%) Mitel
9 3 (2.19%) Oracle
9 3 (2.19%) Sonus
9 3 (2.19%) Symantec
10 2 (1.46%) CODA
11 1 (0.73%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.73%) Sage
11 1 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
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