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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 4 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 58 102 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 18.30% 15.50% 16.40%
As % of the Vendors category 34.94% 30.09% 28.94%
Number of salaries quoted 56 88 87
Median salary £32,500 £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.61% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £22,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.65% +2.00%

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
166 339 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 52.37% 51.52% 56.66%
Number of salaries quoted 147 263 286
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,550 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 21 February 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Slough

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 57 (49.57%) Windows
2 51 (44.35%) SQL Server
3 44 (38.26%) Windows Server
4 36 (31.30%) .NET
4 36 (31.30%) MS Excel
5 35 (30.43%) SQL
6 31 (26.96%) Active Directory
7 30 (26.09%) C#
7 30 (26.09%) Degree
8 29 (25.22%) CSS
9 28 (24.35%) HTML
10 27 (23.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (19.13%) Microsoft Azure
11 22 (19.13%) Microsoft Certification
12 21 (18.26%) ASP.NET
12 21 (18.26%) Hyper-V
13 20 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
13 20 (17.39%) Office 365
13 20 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (16.52%) JavaScript
14 19 (16.52%) Cisco
14 19 (16.52%) Firewall
15 18 (15.65%) MS Exchange
15 18 (15.65%) ITIL
15 18 (15.65%) AngularJS
16 17 (14.78%) Telematics
16 17 (14.78%) Migration
17 16 (13.91%) MCSE
17 16 (13.91%) Windows 7
18 15 (13.04%) Dell

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 18 (15.65%) MS Exchange
2 11 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (7.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (6.96%) SharePoint
5 6 (5.22%) Skype for Business
6 5 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (3.48%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (3.48%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (2.61%) IIS
9 1 (0.87%) Apache
Applications
1 36 (31.30%) MS Excel
2 15 (13.04%) MS Office
3 8 (6.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.74%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.87%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.87%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.87%) MS Project
5 1 (0.87%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.87%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.87%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.87%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 22 (19.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (17.39%) Office 365
3 8 (6.96%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (6.96%) SaaS
4 5 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.87%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.52%) Firewall
2 12 (10.43%) DNS
3 11 (9.57%) DHCP
3 11 (9.57%) LAN
3 11 (9.57%) Network Security
4 10 (8.70%) SAN
5 8 (6.96%) VoIP
6 7 (6.09%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (6.09%) Wireless
7 6 (5.22%) MPLS
7 6 (5.22%) NAS
7 6 (5.22%) SMTP
8 5 (4.35%) SNMP
9 4 (3.48%) WAN
10 3 (2.61%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (2.61%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (2.61%) HTTP
10 3 (2.61%) PBX
11 2 (1.74%) TCP/IP
12 1 (0.87%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (44.35%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (7.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (6.96%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (5.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (5.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.61%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (2.61%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.61%) MS Access
6 3 (2.61%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.74%) MySQL
7 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.87%) Big Data
8 1 (0.87%) Power BI
8 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.35%) WinDbg
3 3 (2.61%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.87%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (9.57%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.09%) Legal
3 6 (5.22%) Back Office
4 5 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.48%) Marketing
6 2 (1.74%) Advertising
7 1 (0.87%) Automotive
7 1 (0.87%) Finance
7 1 (0.87%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (28.70%) Developer
2 19 (16.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (15.65%) .NET Developer
4 17 (14.78%) C# Developer
5 14 (12.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (12.17%) Support Engineer
6 11 (9.57%) Applications Support
7 10 (8.70%) Analyst
7 10 (8.70%) IT Engineer
8 9 (7.83%) IT Support
9 7 (6.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 7 (6.09%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (6.09%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (6.09%) Web Developer
10 6 (5.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (5.22%) Administrator
10 6 (5.22%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (5.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (5.22%) Graduate
10 6 (5.22%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (31.30%) .NET
2 29 (25.22%) CSS
3 28 (24.35%) HTML
4 21 (18.26%) ASP.NET
5 18 (15.65%) AngularJS
6 14 (12.17%) Ajax
7 13 (11.30%) HTML5
8 12 (10.43%) jQuery
9 11 (9.57%) LESS
10 10 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (8.70%) XML
11 9 (7.83%) Middleware
12 8 (6.96%) .NET Framework
12 8 (6.96%) Sass
12 8 (6.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (5.22%) Node.js
14 5 (4.35%) CSS3
15 4 (3.48%) JSON
16 3 (2.61%) MSMQ
16 3 (2.61%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.30%) User Experience
2 10 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 9 (7.83%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.48%) Clustering
4 4 (3.48%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.48%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.61%) iPad
5 3 (2.61%) iPhone
5 3 (2.61%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.74%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.87%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 57 (49.57%) Windows
2 44 (38.26%) Windows Server
3 27 (23.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (13.91%) Windows 7
6 15 (13.04%) Linux
7 11 (9.57%) Windows 8
8 10 (8.70%) Android
8 10 (8.70%) Apple iOS
8 10 (8.70%) Windows XP
9 5 (4.35%) Windows 10
9 5 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (3.48%) Mac OS X
11 3 (2.61%) CentOS
11 3 (2.61%) Windows Phone
12 2 (1.74%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.87%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (15.65%) ITIL
3 17 (14.78%) Migration
3 17 (14.78%) Telematics
4 13 (11.30%) ERP
5 10 (8.70%) MVC
5 10 (8.70%) OO
5 10 (8.70%) Web Development
6 9 (7.83%) Software Testing
6 9 (7.83%) System Testing
7 8 (6.96%) Change Control
7 8 (6.96%) Change Management
7 8 (6.96%) Front End Development
7 8 (6.96%) Mathematics
7 8 (6.96%) Mentoring
8 6 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (5.22%) CRM
8 6 (5.22%) High Availability
9 5 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 35 (30.43%) SQL
2 30 (26.09%) C#
3 19 (16.52%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.22%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.35%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.35%) VBScript
6 4 (3.48%) C
6 4 (3.48%) C++
7 3 (2.61%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.74%) PHP
9 1 (0.87%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.87%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.87%) Java
9 1 (0.87%) Perl
9 1 (0.87%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.87%) XAML
Qualifications
1 30 (26.09%) Degree
2 22 (19.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (13.91%) MCSE
4 10 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (6.09%) CCNP
6 6 (5.22%) MCSA
7 5 (4.35%) CCNA
7 5 (4.35%) CCVP
8 4 (3.48%) NVQ Level 3
8 4 (3.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.87%) CIMA
9 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.87%) MCITP
9 1 (0.87%) MCP
9 1 (0.87%) MCTS
9 1 (0.87%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.70%) QA
2 7 (6.09%) SLA
3 6 (5.22%) PCI DSS
4 5 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (26.96%) Active Directory
2 21 (18.26%) Hyper-V
3 11 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.35%) ISA Server
5 4 (3.48%) Firmware
5 4 (3.48%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.87%) KVM
6 1 (0.87%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (5.22%) SCOM
2 5 (4.35%) WSUS
3 4 (3.48%) SCVMM
4 3 (2.61%) SCCM
5 2 (1.74%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.74%) Nagios
6 1 (0.87%) Ansible
6 1 (0.87%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.87%) cPanel
6 1 (0.87%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.87%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.87%) Plesk
6 1 (0.87%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (16.52%) Cisco
2 15 (13.04%) Dell
3 14 (12.17%) VMware
4 13 (11.30%) HP
5 8 (6.96%) Adobe
5 8 (6.96%) IBM
6 5 (4.35%) Avaya
6 5 (4.35%) NetApp
7 4 (3.48%) Citrix
8 3 (2.61%) Kaspersky
8 3 (2.61%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.61%) Veeam
8 3 (2.61%) Xerox
9 1 (0.87%) arcserve
9 1 (0.87%) CA
9 1 (0.87%) Oracle
9 1 (0.87%) QNAP
9 1 (0.87%) Sage
9 1 (0.87%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.87%) Symantec
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