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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 87 98 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 15.26% 18.39% 12.68%
As % of the Vendors category 30.10% 36.84% 22.84%
Number of salaries quoted 74 86 83
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,500 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £50,000
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
289 266 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 50.70% 49.91% 55.49%
Number of salaries quoted 247 220 311
Average salary £46,500 £43,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.13% -6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,750
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 24 April 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Slough

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 90 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 71 (37.57%) MS Excel
3 68 (35.98%) Windows
4 65 (34.39%) SQL
5 39 (20.63%) .NET
6 37 (19.58%) C#
6 37 (19.58%) Active Directory
7 34 (17.99%) Business Intelligence
8 33 (17.46%) Finance
9 32 (16.93%) ITIL
10 30 (15.87%) Data Warehouse
11 28 (14.81%) MS Office
11 28 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 28 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 27 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 26 (13.76%) SQL Server 2008
13 26 (13.76%) SaaS
13 26 (13.76%) ASP.NET
13 26 (13.76%) Linux
13 26 (13.76%) JavaScript
14 25 (13.23%) VMware
14 25 (13.23%) MDX
15 24 (12.70%) MVC
16 23 (12.17%) OO
16 23 (12.17%) QA
17 22 (11.64%) ASP.NET MVC
17 22 (11.64%) CSS
17 22 (11.64%) SQL Server 2005
17 22 (11.64%) Agile Software Development
18 21 (11.11%) HTML

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 17 (8.99%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (6.88%) Lync
4 12 (6.35%) IIS
4 12 (6.35%) Apache
5 11 (5.82%) SharePoint
6 8 (4.23%) nginx
7 7 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (3.17%) CMS
8 6 (3.17%) WordPress
9 5 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (2.12%) Drupal
10 4 (2.12%) Alfresco
10 4 (2.12%) IBM Notes
10 4 (2.12%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.53%) FormScape
13 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.53%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 71 (37.57%) MS Excel
2 28 (14.81%) MS Office
3 5 (2.65%) MS Project
4 4 (2.12%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.59%) 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 26 (13.76%) SaaS
2 8 (4.23%) Office 365
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.05%) TCP/IP
2 14 (7.41%) DNS
2 14 (7.41%) VoIP
2 14 (7.41%) DHCP
3 9 (4.76%) Wireless
4 8 (4.23%) WAN
5 7 (3.70%) HTTP
6 6 (3.17%) SAN
7 5 (2.65%) VPN
8 4 (2.12%) RTP
8 4 (2.12%) Internet
8 4 (2.12%) ISDN
8 4 (2.12%) LAN
8 4 (2.12%) Network Security
9 3 (1.59%) Wireless Security
9 3 (1.59%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.59%) VLAN
9 3 (1.59%) PBX
9 3 (1.59%) MPLS
9 3 (1.59%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 30 (15.87%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 26 (13.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 22 (11.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 17 (8.99%) MySQL
8 16 (8.47%) MongoDB
8 16 (8.47%) NoSQL
9 9 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (2.65%) Relational Database
11 4 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (2.12%) MariaDB
11 4 (2.12%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.53%) SAP BW
12 1 (0.53%) QlikView
12 1 (0.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (2.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (17.46%) Finance
2 17 (8.99%) Pharmaceutical
3 12 (6.35%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.76%) Retail
4 9 (4.76%) Marketing
5 6 (3.17%) Games
6 5 (2.65%) Advertising
7 4 (2.12%) Retail Banking
7 4 (2.12%) Banking
8 3 (1.59%) Multimedia
9 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.06%) Back Office
9 2 (1.06%) French Language
10 1 (0.53%) German Language
10 1 (0.53%) Legal
10 1 (0.53%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.53%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.53%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 52 (27.51%) Developer
2 35 (18.52%) Analyst
3 18 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 15 (7.94%) Report Analyst
5 13 (6.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 12 (6.35%) Project Manager
7 10 (5.29%) Business Analyst
7 10 (5.29%) Web Developer
7 10 (5.29%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 9 (4.76%) Junior Developer
8 9 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (4.76%) Junior
8 9 (4.76%) Administrator
8 9 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
9 8 (4.23%) Lead Developer
9 8 (4.23%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (4.23%) Senior Manager
9 8 (4.23%) Desktop Support
9 8 (4.23%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 8 (4.23%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (20.63%) .NET
2 26 (13.76%) ASP.NET
3 25 (13.23%) MDX
4 22 (11.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (11.64%) CSS
5 21 (11.11%) HTML
6 17 (8.99%) XML
7 16 (8.47%) RabbitMQ
8 11 (5.82%) jQuery
8 11 (5.82%) Ajax
9 10 (5.29%) JSON
9 10 (5.29%) SOAP
10 7 (3.70%) MSMQ
10 7 (3.70%) .NET Framework
10 7 (3.70%) WCF
11 6 (3.17%) WPF
12 4 (2.12%) COM
13 3 (1.59%) WinForms
13 3 (1.59%) STL
13 3 (1.59%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.17%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.12%) Replication
3 4 (2.12%) Clustering
3 4 (2.12%) Online Banking
3 4 (2.12%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (1.59%) Data Extraction
4 3 (1.59%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.06%) iPhone
5 2 (1.06%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.06%) Blog
5 2 (1.06%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.06%) Social Media
6 1 (0.53%) Xbox
6 1 (0.53%) User Experience
6 1 (0.53%) iSeries
6 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.53%) NHS
6 1 (0.53%) AS400
6 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 68 (35.98%) Windows
2 26 (13.76%) Linux
3 14 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (5.29%) Windows 7
5 8 (4.23%) CentOS
5 8 (4.23%) Ubuntu
5 8 (4.23%) Mac OS X
6 7 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (3.17%) Windows XP
7 6 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.12%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.53%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (17.99%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (16.93%) ITIL
3 24 (12.70%) MVC
4 23 (12.17%) OO
5 22 (11.64%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (8.99%) Service Delivery
7 14 (7.41%) ETL
7 14 (7.41%) OpenUP
8 13 (6.88%) Migration
9 12 (6.35%) Project Management
10 11 (5.82%) Workflow
11 10 (5.29%) B2B
11 10 (5.29%) CRM
12 9 (4.76%) OOP
12 9 (4.76%) Data Analysis
12 9 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (4.23%) Coaching
14 7 (3.70%) Software Engineering
14 7 (3.70%) Multithreading
14 7 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (34.39%) SQL
2 37 (19.58%) C#
3 26 (13.76%) JavaScript
4 20 (10.58%) Python
5 17 (8.99%) T-SQL
6 10 (5.29%) Perl
6 10 (5.29%) PHP
7 9 (4.76%) PowerShell
8 8 (4.23%) C++
9 4 (2.12%) Java
10 3 (1.59%) VC++
11 1 (0.53%) C
11 1 (0.53%) SAPscript
11 1 (0.53%) ABAP
11 1 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (8.47%) Degree
3 8 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (4.23%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (3.70%) CCNA
5 6 (3.17%) MCP
5 6 (3.17%) MCSE
5 6 (3.17%) MCTS
6 5 (2.65%) CISSP
6 5 (2.65%) CCVP
7 4 (2.12%) MCITP
7 4 (2.12%) CNE
7 4 (2.12%) Novell Certification
8 2 (1.06%) CCA
8 2 (1.06%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.06%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.53%) CCDA
9 1 (0.53%) CCIE
9 1 (0.53%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.17%) QA
2 13 (6.88%) SLA
3 5 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (19.58%) Active Directory
2 17 (8.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.76%) vSphere
4 8 (4.23%) VMware ESX
4 8 (4.23%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.65%) Terminal Server
6 2 (1.06%) XenServer
7 1 (0.53%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (6.35%) Plesk
1 12 (6.35%) cPanel
1 12 (6.35%) Webmin
2 5 (2.65%) WSUS
2 5 (2.65%) SCCM
2 5 (2.65%) SCOM
2 5 (2.65%) SCVMM
3 2 (1.06%) Puppet
3 2 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.06%) Iperf
4 1 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.53%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (13.23%) VMware
2 21 (11.11%) Cisco
3 13 (6.88%) Citrix
4 12 (6.35%) Red Hat
5 10 (5.29%) Dell
6 9 (4.76%) Oracle
7 8 (4.23%) HP
7 8 (4.23%) McAfee
7 8 (4.23%) ServiceNow
8 5 (2.65%) Mitel
9 4 (2.12%) Lotus
10 3 (1.59%) Avaya
10 3 (1.59%) IBM
11 2 (1.06%) SAP
11 2 (1.06%) Ericsson
11 2 (1.06%) Remedy
11 2 (1.06%) Amdocs
11 2 (1.06%) LANDesk
11 2 (1.06%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.53%) Eloqua
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