The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Thatcham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 1 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 21 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Thatcham 70.00% 28.57% 80.00%
As % of the Vendors category 95.45% 66.67% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18 0 4
Median salary £34,750 - £25,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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 Thatcham region.

Vendors Category
Thatcham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Thatcham 73.33% 42.86% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 19 1 4
Median salary £32,500 £55,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-40.90% +120.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Thatcham

The demand trend of job ads across the Thatcham region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Thatcham

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Thatcham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Thatcham region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Thatcham

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Thatcham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Thatcham region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Thatcham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Thatcham

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 Thatcham region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 11 (47.83%) .NET
1 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET
1 11 (47.83%) Migration
2 10 (43.48%) Windows
3 9 (39.13%) MS Office
3 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
3 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
3 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
4 7 (30.43%) MS Access
4 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
4 7 (30.43%) VBA
4 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
4 7 (30.43%) DBS Check
4 7 (30.43%) VMware
5 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (26.09%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (26.09%) Windows 8
5 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (26.09%) Cisco
5 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
6 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
6 5 (21.74%) VPN
6 5 (21.74%) MCSE
6 5 (21.74%) Office 365
6 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
7 4 (17.39%) NAS
7 4 (17.39%) Degree
7 4 (17.39%) SAN
8 3 (13.04%) Symantec

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Thatcham 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 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
4 2 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (8.70%) CMS
4 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (8.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) MS Office
2 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
3 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) VPN
2 4 (17.39%) NAS
2 4 (17.39%) SAN
3 3 (13.04%) DHCP
3 3 (13.04%) DNS
4 2 (8.70%) Firewall
4 2 (8.70%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.35%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) MS Access
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) .NET Developer
2 8 (34.78%) .NET Software Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Software Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Support Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (17.39%) Active Directory Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Active Directory Support
4 4 (17.39%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Exchange Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Exchange Support
4 4 (17.39%) Server Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Server Support
4 4 (17.39%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) VMware Support Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server Support
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Support Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Help Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) .NET
1 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET
2 3 (13.04%) HTML
2 3 (13.04%) jQuery
3 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
3 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (8.70%) CSS
3 2 (8.70%) Entity Framework
3 2 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (4.35%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
1 2 (8.70%) Driving Licence
1 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
3 6 (26.09%) Windows 8
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
5 3 (13.04%) Android
5 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
5 3 (13.04%) Mac OS X
5 3 (13.04%) Windows 10
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Vista
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Migration
2 2 (8.70%) MVC
3 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) VBA
2 2 (8.70%) C
2 2 (8.70%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) DBS Check
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (21.74%) MCSE
4 4 (17.39%) Degree
5 3 (13.04%) GNVQ
5 3 (13.04%) MCITP
5 3 (13.04%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
4 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (13.04%) vSphere
5 2 (8.70%) XenApp
5 2 (8.70%) XenServer
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) VMware
2 6 (26.09%) Cisco
3 3 (13.04%) Acronis
3 3 (13.04%) Symantec
4 2 (8.70%) WatchGuard
5 1 (4.35%) Adobe