The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Wokingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 11 7 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 10 12 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wokingham 13.33% 17.91% 39.68%
As % of the Vendors category 45.45% 60.00% 64.10%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 20
Average salary £32,500 £60,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.28% +42.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £39,850 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £100,000 £57,500
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 Wokingham region.

Vendors Category
Wokingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22 20 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wokingham 29.33% 29.85% 61.90%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 31
Average salary £32,500 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.83% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £60,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Wokingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Wokingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Wokingham

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Wokingham

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Wokingham

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Wokingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Wokingham region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Wokingham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wokingham

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wokingham 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 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (42.86%) Citrix
3 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 5 (35.71%) SAN
4 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
4 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (28.57%) FMCG
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (21.43%) .NET
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco
6 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) Retail
6 3 (21.43%) XenApp
6 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
7 2 (14.29%) NetScaler
7 2 (14.29%) CSS3
7 2 (14.29%) HTML5
7 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 2 (14.29%) Analytics
7 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
7 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 2 (14.29%) EdgeSight

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Wokingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wokingham 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 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) NetScaler
2 2 (14.29%) Wireshark
2 2 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 2 (14.29%) DHCP
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) Bluetooth
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Technical Support
1 4 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) DBA
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) CSS3
2 2 (14.29%) HTML5
2 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 2 (14.29%) jQuery
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) FMCG
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.14%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.14%) Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Android
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Analytics
2 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 2 (14.29%) MVC
2 2 (14.29%) Time Management
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Practice Management
3 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
3 1 (7.14%) User Stories
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) CCA
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (7.14%) A+ Certification
3 1 (7.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
3 3 (21.43%) XenApp
4 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
4 2 (14.29%) Terminal Services
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
5 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (7.14%) XenServer
5 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) EdgeSight
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
1 2 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) NetApp
3 2 (14.29%) AppSense
4 1 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Apple
4 1 (7.14%) Google