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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 91 104 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 15.42% 17.57% 15.77%
As % of the Vendors category 28.26% 36.11% 27.66%
Number of salaries quoted 80 93 100
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,700 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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
322 288 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 54.58% 48.65% 57.02%
Number of salaries quoted 284 247 330
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,550
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -6.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
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 31 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Slough

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 92 (48.94%) SQL Server
2 76 (40.43%) Windows
3 73 (38.83%) SQL
4 69 (36.70%) MS Excel
5 44 (23.40%) .NET
6 41 (21.81%) C#
6 41 (21.81%) Active Directory
7 36 (19.15%) Finance
8 35 (18.62%) ITIL
9 30 (15.96%) Linux
10 28 (14.89%) MS Office
10 28 (14.89%) ASP.NET
10 28 (14.89%) JavaScript
10 28 (14.89%) VMware
11 27 (14.36%) OO
11 27 (14.36%) Data Warehouse
11 27 (14.36%) Business Intelligence
12 26 (13.83%) Cisco
12 26 (13.83%) MVC
13 25 (13.30%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (13.30%) SQL Server 2008
14 24 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
14 24 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 24 (12.77%) CSS
15 23 (12.23%) HTML
15 23 (12.23%) SQL Server 2005
15 23 (12.23%) SaaS
15 23 (12.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 22 (11.70%) OpenUP
16 22 (11.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 21 (11.17%) MS Exchange
2 19 (10.11%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (9.04%) Lync
4 14 (7.45%) IIS
5 12 (6.38%) Apache
6 11 (5.85%) SharePoint
7 8 (4.26%) nginx
8 7 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (2.66%) CMS
9 5 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (2.66%) WordPress
10 4 (2.13%) Drupal
10 4 (2.13%) Alfresco
10 4 (2.13%) IBM Notes
10 4 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.53%) FormScape
12 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.53%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 69 (36.70%) MS Excel
2 28 (14.89%) MS Office
3 3 (1.60%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.60%) MS Project
4 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.06%) assyst
2 2 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.53%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.53%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.53%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.23%) SaaS
2 9 (4.79%) Office 365
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.17%) TCP/IP
2 20 (10.64%) DNS
3 19 (10.11%) DHCP
4 14 (7.45%) VoIP
5 12 (6.38%) SAN
6 9 (4.79%) WAN
6 9 (4.79%) VPN
7 8 (4.26%) Wireless
8 7 (3.72%) HTTP
9 6 (3.19%) MPLS
10 5 (2.66%) Firewall
10 5 (2.66%) Internet
10 5 (2.66%) Wireshark
10 5 (2.66%) Network Security
10 5 (2.66%) LAN
10 5 (2.66%) LTE
11 4 (2.13%) ISDN
11 4 (2.13%) Ethernet
11 4 (2.13%) RTP
12 3 (1.60%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (48.94%) SQL Server
2 27 (14.36%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (13.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (12.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 23 (12.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 22 (11.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (9.57%) MongoDB
8 17 (9.04%) MySQL
9 16 (8.51%) NoSQL
10 7 (3.72%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (2.66%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (2.13%) MariaDB
13 3 (1.60%) Relational Database
13 3 (1.60%) Big Data
14 2 (1.06%) RDBMS
15 1 (0.53%) SAP BW
15 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
15 1 (0.53%) OLTP
15 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (3.19%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
General
1 36 (19.15%) Finance
2 13 (6.91%) Pharmaceutical
3 10 (5.32%) Retail
3 10 (5.32%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.19%) Games
5 5 (2.66%) Marketing
6 4 (2.13%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.13%) Banking
7 3 (1.60%) Back Office
7 3 (1.60%) Legal
8 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.06%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.06%) French Language
9 1 (0.53%) German Language
9 1 (0.53%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.53%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.53%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 53 (28.19%) Developer
2 34 (18.09%) Analyst
3 26 (13.83%) Support Engineer
4 12 (6.38%) Report Analyst
5 11 (5.85%) Web Developer
6 10 (5.32%) Junior
6 10 (5.32%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (5.32%) Administrator
6 10 (5.32%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 10 (5.32%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 9 (4.79%) Linux Engineer
7 9 (4.79%) Junior Developer
7 9 (4.79%) Project Manager
7 9 (4.79%) Business Analyst
8 8 (4.26%) Desktop Support
8 8 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (4.26%) Desktop Engineer
8 8 (4.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 7 (3.72%) C# Developer
9 7 (3.72%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (23.40%) .NET
2 28 (14.89%) ASP.NET
3 24 (12.77%) CSS
3 24 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (12.23%) HTML
5 21 (11.17%) XML
6 18 (9.57%) MDX
7 16 (8.51%) RabbitMQ
8 13 (6.91%) Ajax
8 13 (6.91%) jQuery
9 12 (6.38%) JSON
9 12 (6.38%) SOAP
10 8 (4.26%) WPF
11 7 (3.72%) .NET Framework
11 7 (3.72%) WCF
11 7 (3.72%) MSMQ
12 5 (2.66%) WinForms
12 5 (2.66%) Ext JS
13 3 (1.60%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 3 (1.60%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.19%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.13%) Blackberry
3 4 (2.13%) Replication
3 4 (2.13%) Clustering
3 4 (2.13%) Online Banking
3 4 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.13%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (1.60%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.06%) iPhone
6 1 (0.53%) iSeries
6 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.53%) Social Media
6 1 (0.53%) iPad
6 1 (0.53%) Xbox
6 1 (0.53%) User Experience
6 1 (0.53%) Blog
6 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.53%) NHS
6 1 (0.53%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 76 (40.43%) Windows
2 30 (15.96%) Linux
3 17 (9.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (4.79%) Windows 7
5 8 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (4.26%) CentOS
5 8 (4.26%) Mac OS X
5 8 (4.26%) Ubuntu
6 7 (3.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (3.19%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (1.60%) UNIX
10 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.53%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (18.62%) ITIL
2 27 (14.36%) OO
2 27 (14.36%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (13.83%) MVC
4 25 (13.30%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (11.70%) OpenUP
6 18 (9.57%) Service Delivery
7 13 (6.91%) ETL
8 12 (6.38%) Migration
9 11 (5.85%) Data Analysis
10 10 (5.32%) Workflow
11 9 (4.79%) Project Management
11 9 (4.79%) Change Management
11 9 (4.79%) B2B
11 9 (4.79%) OOP
12 8 (4.26%) Software Engineering
13 7 (3.72%) Multithreading
13 7 (3.72%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (3.72%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (3.72%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 73 (38.83%) SQL
2 41 (21.81%) C#
3 28 (14.89%) JavaScript
4 20 (10.64%) Python
5 14 (7.45%) T-SQL
6 10 (5.32%) Perl
6 10 (5.32%) PHP
6 10 (5.32%) PowerShell
7 8 (4.26%) C++
8 4 (2.13%) Java
9 3 (1.60%) VC++
10 1 (0.53%) C
10 1 (0.53%) SAPscript
10 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.53%) VBScript
10 1 (0.53%) ABAP
10 1 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (7.98%) Microsoft Certification
1 15 (7.98%) Degree
2 10 (5.32%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (4.79%) CCNA
4 8 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (3.19%) MCP
5 6 (3.19%) MCSE
5 6 (3.19%) MCTS
6 5 (2.66%) CCVP
6 5 (2.66%) CISSP
7 4 (2.13%) CNE
7 4 (2.13%) Novell Certification
8 2 (1.06%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.06%) MCITP
9 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.53%) PMP
9 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.53%) CISA
9 1 (0.53%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.45%) QA
2 11 (5.85%) SLA
3 5 (2.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (21.81%) Active Directory
2 18 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.32%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.79%) vSphere
5 8 (4.26%) VMware ESX
6 6 (3.19%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.06%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (6.38%) Plesk
1 12 (6.38%) cPanel
1 12 (6.38%) Webmin
2 9 (4.79%) WSUS
3 7 (3.72%) SCOM
4 6 (3.19%) SCVMM
4 6 (3.19%) SCCM
5 2 (1.06%) Puppet
5 2 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.06%) Iperf
6 1 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.53%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (14.89%) VMware
2 26 (13.83%) Cisco
3 13 (6.91%) Citrix
3 13 (6.91%) Red Hat
4 10 (5.32%) Oracle
5 8 (4.26%) HP
5 8 (4.26%) Dell
5 8 (4.26%) McAfee
5 8 (4.26%) ServiceNow
6 5 (2.66%) Mitel
7 4 (2.13%) Lotus
8 3 (1.60%) Avaya
9 2 (1.06%) Juniper
9 2 (1.06%) SAP
9 2 (1.06%) Remedy
9 2 (1.06%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.53%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.53%) Eloqua
10 1 (0.53%) Tripwire
10 1 (0.53%) Apple
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