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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 96 116 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 14.79% 22.52% 15.02%
As % of the Vendors category 32.54% 36.83% 34.06%
Number of salaries quoted 77 109 83
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
295 315 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 45.45% 61.17% 44.09%
Number of salaries quoted 241 277 229
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 September 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Slough

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 74 (39.15%) SQL Server
2 71 (37.57%) SQL
3 68 (35.98%) Business Intelligence
4 60 (31.75%) MS Excel
5 56 (29.63%) Windows
5 56 (29.63%) MDX
6 51 (26.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 48 (25.40%) T-SQL
8 46 (24.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 44 (23.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 39 (20.63%) Pharmaceutical
11 38 (20.11%) Data Warehouse
12 36 (19.05%) ITIL
12 36 (19.05%) Active Directory
13 32 (16.93%) QA
14 29 (15.34%) SaaS
15 27 (14.29%) .NET
16 26 (13.76%) JavaScript
16 26 (13.76%) C#
16 26 (13.76%) MS Office
17 24 (12.70%) VMware
18 23 (12.17%) SLA
19 22 (11.64%) HTML
19 22 (11.64%) Finance
19 22 (11.64%) SQL Server 2008
20 21 (11.11%) ASP.NET
21 19 (10.05%) MS Exchange
21 19 (10.05%) Citrix
22 18 (9.52%) ETL
22 18 (9.52%) Degree

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 19 (10.05%) MS Exchange
2 10 (5.29%) Lync
3 9 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.23%) IIS
5 7 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.12%) CMS
8 3 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.06%) WordPress
9 2 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.53%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.53%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.53%) Site Server
10 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 60 (31.75%) MS Excel
2 26 (13.76%) MS Office
3 7 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.65%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.59%) Photoshop
5 3 (1.59%) MS Project
6 1 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.53%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.53%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (2.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 29 (15.34%) SaaS
2 3 (1.59%) Office 365
3 2 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.47%) LAN
1 16 (8.47%) WAN
2 7 (3.70%) Internet
2 7 (3.70%) Firewall
3 6 (3.17%) DHCP
3 6 (3.17%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.17%) DNS
3 6 (3.17%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (3.17%) Unified Communications
4 5 (2.65%) MGCP
4 5 (2.65%) SCCP
4 5 (2.65%) H.323
5 4 (2.12%) Wireless
5 4 (2.12%) SAN
5 4 (2.12%) FTP
5 4 (2.12%) NetScaler
6 3 (1.59%) WebEx
6 3 (1.59%) Network Security
6 3 (1.59%) VPN
7 2 (1.06%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (39.15%) SQL Server
2 51 (26.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 46 (24.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 44 (23.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (20.11%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (11.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (5.29%) MySQL
7 10 (5.29%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (2.65%) OLAP
8 5 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.65%) QlikView
8 5 (2.65%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.12%) MariaDB
9 4 (2.12%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (2.12%) Visual Studio
1 4 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.59%) ReSharper
3 2 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.53%) Dreamweaver
General
1 39 (20.63%) Pharmaceutical
2 22 (11.64%) Finance
3 14 (7.41%) Advertising
4 10 (5.29%) Marketing
5 8 (4.23%) Retail
5 8 (4.23%) Back Office
6 7 (3.70%) Banking
7 4 (2.12%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.59%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.59%) Automotive
9 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.06%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.53%) Electronics
10 1 (0.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 58 (30.69%) Developer
2 51 (26.98%) Analyst
3 22 (11.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 20 (10.58%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 14 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 14 (7.41%) Analyst Developer
6 13 (6.88%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 13 (6.88%) Lead Developer
7 12 (6.35%) Architect
8 11 (5.82%) .NET Developer
9 10 (5.29%) Report Analyst
9 10 (5.29%) Service Analyst
9 10 (5.29%) Service Desk Analyst
9 10 (5.29%) Report Developer
10 9 (4.76%) Lead Architect
10 9 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Architect
10 9 (4.76%) Lead Analyst Developer
10 9 (4.76%) Business Analyst
10 9 (4.76%) Senior Manager
11 8 (4.23%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (29.63%) MDX
2 27 (14.29%) .NET
3 22 (11.64%) HTML
4 21 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 17 (8.99%) XML
6 16 (8.47%) Ajax
6 16 (8.47%) CSS
7 15 (7.94%) jQuery
8 12 (6.35%) LINQ
9 10 (5.29%) WCF
10 9 (4.76%) .NET Framework
11 7 (3.70%) Entity Framework
12 6 (3.17%) REST
12 6 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (3.17%) WPF
12 6 (3.17%) XSL
12 6 (3.17%) XSLT
12 6 (3.17%) DHTML
13 4 (2.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 3 (1.59%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.17%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.12%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.59%) User Experience
4 3 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.59%) Clustering
4 3 (1.59%) Visualisation
4 3 (1.59%) Social Media
5 2 (1.06%) EqualLogic
5 2 (1.06%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.06%) Copywriting
5 2 (1.06%) Blog
5 2 (1.06%) Online Banking
5 2 (1.06%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.06%) Symmetrix
5 2 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (1.06%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.53%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 56 (29.63%) Windows
2 16 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (7.94%) Windows 7
3 15 (7.94%) Linux
4 11 (5.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (5.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (4.76%) Windows 8
7 7 (3.70%) UNIX
8 4 (2.12%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.12%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.06%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.53%) AIX
10 1 (0.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (35.98%) Business Intelligence
2 36 (19.05%) ITIL
3 18 (9.52%) ETL
4 16 (8.47%) Service Management
4 16 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (7.94%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (7.41%) Data Modelling
7 13 (6.88%) Project Management
7 13 (6.88%) Incident Management
8 12 (6.35%) Software Engineering
9 11 (5.82%) CRM
10 10 (5.29%) Digital Marketing
10 10 (5.29%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (5.29%) Dashboard Development
10 10 (5.29%) ETL Development
11 9 (4.76%) Risk Analysis
11 9 (4.76%) MVC
12 8 (4.23%) Information Security
12 8 (4.23%) Coaching
13 7 (3.70%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 71 (37.57%) SQL
2 48 (25.40%) T-SQL
3 26 (13.76%) C#
3 26 (13.76%) JavaScript
4 11 (5.82%) PHP
5 6 (3.17%) Python
5 6 (3.17%) Ruby
5 6 (3.17%) Perl
6 4 (2.12%) Java
6 4 (2.12%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.59%) VB
7 3 (1.59%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (9.52%) Degree
2 13 (6.88%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (6.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (4.23%) MCP
3 8 (4.23%) CCNA
4 7 (3.70%) CISSP
4 7 (3.70%) MCITP
5 5 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.65%) CCNP
6 4 (2.12%) CCA
6 4 (2.12%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.06%) MCSE
9 1 (0.53%) MCSA
9 1 (0.53%) ISEB
9 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (16.93%) QA
2 23 (12.17%) SLA
3 7 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (2.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 15 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.76%) vSphere
4 7 (3.70%) XenApp
5 6 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.12%) XenServer
7 2 (1.06%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.53%) pfSense
8 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.53%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.53%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.53%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (5.29%) SCCM
2 5 (2.65%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (2.65%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (2.65%) Nessus
3 4 (2.12%) SCOM
4 2 (1.06%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (1.06%) WSUS
4 2 (1.06%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.06%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (12.70%) VMware
2 19 (10.05%) Citrix
3 17 (8.99%) Cisco
4 13 (6.88%) HP
5 12 (6.35%) IBM
6 11 (5.82%) Dell
7 8 (4.23%) McAfee
8 7 (3.70%) Mitel
9 5 (2.65%) LogLogic
9 5 (2.65%) Verint
9 5 (2.65%) Zeacom
9 5 (2.65%) NetApp
10 4 (2.12%) Oracle
10 4 (2.12%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.59%) BT
12 2 (1.06%) Amdocs
12 2 (1.06%) Sitecore
12 2 (1.06%) 3PAR
12 2 (1.06%) EMC
12 2 (1.06%) Veritas
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