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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 13 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 76 101 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 12.88% 18.20% 18.41%
As % of the Vendors category 23.53% 34.12% 36.68%
Number of salaries quoted 54 98 94
Average salary £40,000 £42,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.43% +0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,675 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
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
323 296 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 54.75% 53.33% 50.19%
Number of salaries quoted 242 248 237
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 27 November 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Slough

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 72 (37.70%) Windows
2 69 (36.13%) SQL
3 68 (35.60%) MS Excel
4 56 (29.32%) SQL Server
5 54 (28.27%) Cisco
6 50 (26.18%) .NET
7 47 (24.61%) Degree
8 44 (23.04%) MS Office
9 42 (21.99%) VMware
10 37 (19.37%) C#
11 35 (18.32%) Cisco Certification
12 34 (17.80%) CCNA
13 33 (17.28%) JavaScript
14 32 (16.75%) Active Directory
15 31 (16.23%) HTML
15 31 (16.23%) Linux
15 31 (16.23%) VMware Infrastructure
16 30 (15.71%) Lync
16 30 (15.71%) DNS
17 29 (15.18%) SLA
17 29 (15.18%) ASP.NET
18 28 (14.66%) Finance
19 27 (14.14%) Firewall
20 26 (13.61%) XML
20 26 (13.61%) IIS
20 26 (13.61%) Windows Server 2008
21 25 (13.09%) Windows Server 2012
21 25 (13.09%) Agile Software Development
22 24 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
22 24 (12.57%) ITIL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 30 (15.71%) Lync
2 26 (13.61%) IIS
3 18 (9.42%) SharePoint
4 10 (5.24%) MS Exchange
5 7 (3.66%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.09%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (2.09%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.57%) Apache
10 2 (1.05%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.05%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.05%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.52%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.52%) SAS
Applications
1 68 (35.60%) MS Excel
2 44 (23.04%) MS Office
3 9 (4.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (3.66%) MS Project
5 2 (1.05%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (3.66%) SAP FI
1 7 (3.66%) SAP FI/CO
1 7 (3.66%) SAP CO
2 6 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (2.62%) SAP FSCM
4 2 (1.05%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.52%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.85%) Office 365
2 5 (2.62%) SaaS
3 2 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.05%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 30 (15.71%) DNS
2 27 (14.14%) Firewall
3 24 (12.57%) VPN
4 22 (11.52%) MPLS
5 21 (10.99%) SAN
5 21 (10.99%) LAN
5 21 (10.99%) Multicast
6 20 (10.47%) WAN
7 19 (9.95%) SSL
8 15 (7.85%) OSPF
8 15 (7.85%) BGP
8 15 (7.85%) IPsec
9 14 (7.33%) Internet
10 11 (5.76%) DHCP
11 10 (5.24%) VoIP
11 10 (5.24%) TCP/IP
12 8 (4.19%) PBX
13 7 (3.66%) Ethernet
14 6 (3.14%) TETRA
14 6 (3.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (29.32%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (5.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (4.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (4.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (4.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (4.19%) MS Access
5 8 (4.19%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (3.66%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.62%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (2.62%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (2.62%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (2.62%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.09%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.57%) Big Data
10 2 (1.05%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.05%) OLTP
10 2 (1.05%) SAP BW
10 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (4.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 9 (4.71%) Subversion
2 5 (2.62%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (2.62%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.05%) Gradle
4 2 (1.05%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.05%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.05%) Ant
General
1 28 (14.66%) Finance
2 15 (7.85%) Legal
3 12 (6.28%) Marketing
3 12 (6.28%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.19%) Billing
5 6 (3.14%) Retail
6 5 (2.62%) General Ledger
7 3 (1.57%) French Language
8 2 (1.05%) German Language
8 2 (1.05%) Dutch Language
8 2 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.05%) Back Office
9 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (21.99%) Developer
2 36 (18.85%) Analyst
3 19 (9.95%) Consultant
4 16 (8.38%) Support Engineer
5 14 (7.33%) Senior Consultant
6 13 (6.81%) Software Developer
7 10 (5.24%) Team Leader
8 9 (4.71%) NOC Engineer
8 9 (4.71%) Programmer
8 9 (4.71%) .NET Developer
9 8 (4.19%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (4.19%) Business Analyst
10 7 (3.66%) Support Analyst
11 6 (3.14%) Project Manager
11 6 (3.14%) Web Developer
11 6 (3.14%) Graduate
11 6 (3.14%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (3.14%) Test Engineer
11 6 (3.14%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 6 (3.14%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (26.18%) .NET
2 31 (16.23%) HTML
3 29 (15.18%) ASP.NET
4 26 (13.61%) XML
5 21 (10.99%) Ajax
5 21 (10.99%) jQuery
6 20 (10.47%) Web Services
6 20 (10.47%) CSS
7 16 (8.38%) .NET Framework
8 14 (7.33%) JSON
9 12 (6.28%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (4.71%) WCF
10 9 (4.71%) XSL
11 7 (3.66%) SOAP
12 6 (3.14%) Hibernate
13 5 (2.62%) XHTML
13 5 (2.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 4 (2.09%) MDX
14 4 (2.09%) LINQ
14 4 (2.09%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.85%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (3.66%) Blackberry
3 7 (3.66%) Client/Server
3 7 (3.66%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.62%) EqualLogic
4 5 (2.62%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.57%) iPad
6 2 (1.05%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.05%) iSeries
6 2 (1.05%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.05%) EPoS
6 2 (1.05%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.05%) AS400
7 1 (0.52%) Clustering
7 1 (0.52%) Wiki
7 1 (0.52%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.52%) iPhone
7 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 72 (37.70%) Windows
2 31 (16.23%) Linux
3 26 (13.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (13.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (9.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (7.33%) Windows 7
7 9 (4.71%) UNIX
8 8 (4.19%) Android
9 6 (3.14%) Windows 8
9 6 (3.14%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (2.09%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.05%) Windows NT
11 2 (1.05%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (13.09%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (12.57%) MVC
2 24 (12.57%) ITIL
3 21 (10.99%) Workflow
4 20 (10.47%) OO
5 16 (8.38%) CRM
6 15 (7.85%) OpenUP
6 15 (7.85%) Network Management
7 13 (6.81%) Document Management
8 11 (5.76%) Service Delivery
8 11 (5.76%) Change Management
9 9 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (4.71%) OOD
9 9 (4.71%) Waterfall
10 8 (4.19%) Product Management
10 8 (4.19%) Project Management
11 7 (3.66%) Configuration Management
11 7 (3.66%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (3.14%) Web Development
12 6 (3.14%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 69 (36.13%) SQL
2 37 (19.37%) C#
3 33 (17.28%) JavaScript
4 12 (6.28%) VB.NET
5 8 (4.19%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.62%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.09%) Java
8 3 (1.57%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.05%) ABAP
9 2 (1.05%) Python
9 2 (1.05%) SAPscript
10 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.52%) C
10 1 (0.52%) C++
10 1 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 47 (24.61%) Degree
2 35 (18.32%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (17.80%) CCNA
4 19 (9.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (7.85%) Security Cleared
6 12 (6.28%) MCSE
7 9 (4.71%) MCITP
8 6 (3.14%) MCTS
9 5 (2.62%) NCDA
9 5 (2.62%) NCIE
9 5 (2.62%) VCAP
9 5 (2.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (2.62%) CCA
10 4 (2.09%) MCP
11 3 (1.57%) MCSA
12 2 (1.05%) CCNP
12 2 (1.05%) CISSP
12 2 (1.05%) CEH
12 2 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (15.18%) SLA
2 16 (8.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.57%) QA
System Software
1 32 (16.75%) Active Directory
2 31 (16.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (10.47%) vSphere
4 15 (7.85%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (7.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 13 (6.81%) Hyper-V
6 6 (3.14%) Terminal Server
7 5 (2.62%) VMware ESX
7 5 (2.62%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (2.62%) XenApp
7 5 (2.62%) XenServer
7 5 (2.62%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.05%) Samba
8 2 (1.05%) Nmap
8 2 (1.05%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.52%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (7.85%) Zenoss
2 10 (5.24%) SCCM
3 9 (4.71%) SCOM
4 6 (3.14%) SCVMM
4 6 (3.14%) Backup Exec
5 5 (2.62%) NetBackup
5 5 (2.62%) WSUS
6 2 (1.05%) Nessus
Vendors
1 54 (28.27%) Cisco
2 42 (21.99%) VMware
3 22 (11.52%) HP
4 18 (9.42%) Citrix
5 11 (5.76%) Dell
6 9 (4.71%) Infragistics
6 9 (4.71%) Telerik
6 9 (4.71%) DevExpress
6 9 (4.71%) Polycom
7 8 (4.19%) Oracle
7 8 (4.19%) SAP
8 7 (3.66%) Avaya
9 6 (3.14%) IBM
10 5 (2.62%) EMC
10 5 (2.62%) NetApp
10 5 (2.62%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.62%) Symantec
10 5 (2.62%) Veeam
10 5 (2.62%) PlateSpin
11 4 (2.09%) BT
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