Period
to 21 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 21 July 2017 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.

Microsoft
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 6 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 995 1543 1751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.98% 16.43% 16.50%
As % of the Vendors category 30.42% 32.09% 32.43%
Number of salaries quoted 880 1299 1422
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £68,750
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3271 4809 5399
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 49.26% 51.22% 50.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2556 3820 3924
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% -1.12% +4.71%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Berkshire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Berkshire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Berkshire

Microsoft
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -1 382 £45,000 - 30
Slough +5 145 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Bracknell 0 136 £45,000 +5.26% 6
Wokingham +9 67 £38,000 -5.00% 2
Maidenhead -2 62 £50,000 +15.61% 5
Windsor -1 40 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Newbury -12 35 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Thatcham -11 5 £28,000 -13.85% 1
Ascot -19 4 £37,500 +56.25%
Hungerford -12 1 £45,000 +80.00% 1
Microsoft
South East

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 372 (37.39%) Windows
2 318 (31.96%) SQL Server
3 316 (31.76%) SQL
4 297 (29.85%) C#
5 272 (27.34%) .NET
6 219 (22.01%) Active Directory
7 207 (20.80%) Windows Server
8 185 (18.59%) Microsoft Office
8 185 (18.59%) ASP.NET
9 173 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
10 168 (16.88%) JavaScript
11 166 (16.68%) HTML
12 157 (15.78%) Finance
13 152 (15.28%) CSS
14 142 (14.27%) Microsoft Azure
15 137 (13.77%) MVC
16 135 (13.57%) VMware
17 130 (13.07%) Windows Server 2012
18 127 (12.76%) Cisco
19 121 (12.16%) Firewall
19 121 (12.16%) Degree
20 119 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
21 116 (11.66%) Office 365
22 115 (11.56%) Web Development
23 108 (10.85%) Microsoft Excel
24 106 (10.65%) MS Exchange
25 105 (10.55%) Business Intelligence
25 105 (10.55%) Windows Server 2008
26 104 (10.45%) Linux
27 103 (10.35%) DNS

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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
1 106 (10.65%) MS Exchange
2 63 (6.33%) SharePoint
3 51 (5.13%) Skype for Business
4 48 (4.82%) IIS
5 44 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 43 (4.32%) CMS
7 40 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2013
8 36 (3.62%) Tomcat
9 33 (3.32%) Apache
10 29 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
11 18 (1.81%) EPiServer
12 15 (1.51%) SAS
12 15 (1.51%) Sitecore CMS
13 14 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
14 13 (1.31%) Umbraco
14 13 (1.31%) WebSphere
15 10 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
16 9 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
17 8 (0.80%) Sitefinity
17 8 (0.80%) WebLogic
Applications
1 185 (18.59%) Microsoft Office
2 108 (10.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 57 (5.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 29 (2.91%) MS Visio
5 26 (2.61%) Microsoft Project
6 23 (2.31%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.60%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.60%) SPSS Modeler
8 4 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.30%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.30%) Adobe Captivate
9 3 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.30%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.10%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.10%) RoboHelp
10 1 (0.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 35 (3.52%) Dynamics AX
2 30 (3.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (1.41%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.50%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (0.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.30%) Eloqua
5 3 (0.30%) Primavera
5 3 (0.30%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.20%) FastStats
6 2 (0.20%) Lawson
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.20%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.10%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 142 (14.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 116 (11.66%) Office 365
3 50 (5.03%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (3.12%) IaaS
5 20 (2.01%) PaaS
6 15 (1.51%) SaaS
7 8 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
7 8 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 7 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.40%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 4 (0.40%) Yammer
11 3 (0.30%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (0.30%) Boomi
11 3 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.30%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.20%) Azure Machine Learning
13 1 (0.10%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.10%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 121 (12.16%) Firewall
2 103 (10.35%) DNS
3 72 (7.24%) DHCP
3 72 (7.24%) TCP/IP
4 62 (6.23%) WAN
5 56 (5.63%) LAN
5 56 (5.63%) VPN
6 54 (5.43%) Internet
7 42 (4.22%) SAN
8 37 (3.72%) Network Security
9 35 (3.52%) Skype
10 32 (3.22%) Cisco ASA
10 32 (3.22%) VLAN
11 28 (2.81%) HTTP
12 22 (2.21%) MPLS
13 20 (2.01%) Remote Desktop
14 19 (1.91%) Wireshark
15 16 (1.61%) NAS
16 15 (1.51%) SSL
17 14 (1.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 318 (31.96%) SQL Server
2 76 (7.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 47 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 41 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 40 (4.02%) Relational Database
6 37 (3.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 34 (3.42%) Power BI
8 32 (3.22%) MySQL
9 31 (3.12%) QlikView
10 25 (2.51%) NoSQL
11 24 (2.41%) Big Data
11 24 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 23 (2.31%) MongoDB
12 23 (2.31%) SQL Server 2014
13 20 (2.01%) Hadoop
13 20 (2.01%) Oracle Reports
14 18 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
14 18 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
15 17 (1.71%) Apache Hive
15 17 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 73 (7.34%) Visual Studio
2 57 (5.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (2.01%) Git (software)
4 17 (1.71%) TeamCity
5 16 (1.61%) Selenium
6 15 (1.51%) JIRA
6 15 (1.51%) NuGet
7 13 (1.31%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 11 (1.11%) gulp
9 10 (1.01%) Subversion
10 9 (0.90%) WinDbg
11 8 (0.80%) JMeter
11 8 (0.80%) WebDriver
12 7 (0.70%) Gatling
13 4 (0.40%) Jenkins
13 4 (0.40%) JUnit
14 3 (0.30%) Dreamweaver
14 3 (0.30%) Toad
15 2 (0.20%) HP UFT
15 2 (0.20%) LoadRunner
General
1 157 (15.78%) Finance
2 57 (5.73%) Telecoms
3 50 (5.03%) Marketing
4 46 (4.62%) Advertising
5 42 (4.22%) Manufacturing
6 39 (3.92%) Retail
7 26 (2.61%) Back Office
8 23 (2.31%) Electronics
9 20 (2.01%) Digital Economy
10 13 (1.31%) Financial Institution
11 11 (1.11%) Automotive
12 8 (0.80%) Billing
12 8 (0.80%) Games
13 7 (0.70%) German Language
14 6 (0.60%) Banking
14 6 (0.60%) Legal
15 4 (0.40%) French Language
15 4 (0.40%) General Ledger
15 4 (0.40%) Portuguese Language
15 4 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 289 (29.05%) Developer
2 126 (12.66%) .NET Developer
2 126 (12.66%) Analyst
3 105 (10.55%) Support Engineer
4 93 (9.35%) C# Developer
5 83 (8.34%) Senior Developer
6 73 (7.34%) Consultant
7 70 (7.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 61 (6.13%) C# .NET Developer
9 54 (5.43%) Support Analyst
10 53 (5.33%) Web Developer
11 46 (4.62%) Technical Support
12 43 (4.32%) Technical Engineer
13 39 (3.92%) Senior C# Developer
13 39 (3.92%) Windows Engineer
14 36 (3.62%) IT Support
14 36 (3.62%) Technical Support Engineer
15 34 (3.42%) Senior Web Developer
16 33 (3.32%) Senior .NET Developer
17 32 (3.22%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (27.34%) .NET
2 185 (18.59%) ASP.NET
3 166 (16.68%) HTML
4 152 (15.28%) CSS
5 88 (8.84%) AngularJS
6 83 (8.34%) .NET Framework
7 81 (8.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 75 (7.54%) jQuery
8 75 (7.54%) XML
9 62 (6.23%) Web Services
10 50 (5.03%) ASP.NET Web API
11 43 (4.32%) Ajax
12 40 (4.02%) JSON
13 33 (3.32%) D3.js
13 33 (3.32%) HTML5
14 31 (3.12%) COM
14 31 (3.12%) SOAP
14 31 (3.12%) WCF
15 30 (3.02%) REST
16 29 (2.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 119 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (4.32%) Computer Science
3 42 (4.22%) Clustering
4 34 (3.42%) Mobile App
5 27 (2.71%) Driving Licence
6 26 (2.61%) Management Information System
7 22 (2.21%) Data Centre
7 22 (2.21%) User Experience
8 19 (1.91%) Social Media
9 17 (1.71%) Security Operations Centre
10 14 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.11%) Data Structures
12 10 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
12 10 (1.01%) iPad
13 9 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
14 8 (0.80%) FlexPod
14 8 (0.80%) Private Cloud
15 7 (0.70%) PKI
15 7 (0.70%) Public Cloud
15 7 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 372 (37.39%) Windows
2 207 (20.80%) Windows Server
3 130 (13.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 105 (10.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 104 (10.45%) Linux
6 49 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 33 (3.32%) Unix
8 31 (3.12%) Windows 7
9 24 (2.41%) Android
10 18 (1.81%) Windows 10
10 18 (1.81%) Windows XP
11 13 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (1.01%) Solaris
12 10 (1.01%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.70%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.50%) CentOS
14 5 (0.50%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.50%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.40%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.40%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (13.77%) MVC
3 115 (11.56%) Web Development
4 105 (10.55%) Business Intelligence
5 91 (9.15%) ITIL
6 86 (8.64%) Scrum
7 84 (8.44%) Project Management
8 72 (7.24%) OO
8 72 (7.24%) Software Engineering
9 68 (6.83%) SDLC
10 59 (5.93%) TDD
11 51 (5.13%) Presales
12 48 (4.82%) Test Automation
13 46 (4.62%) ERP
13 46 (4.62%) Mentoring
14 44 (4.42%) CRM
15 42 (4.22%) Data Modelling
16 37 (3.72%) Analytics
16 37 (3.72%) Test Scripting
17 36 (3.62%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 316 (31.76%) SQL
2 297 (29.85%) C#
3 168 (16.88%) JavaScript
4 71 (7.14%) Java
5 53 (5.33%) T-SQL
6 46 (4.62%) PowerShell
7 40 (4.02%) Python
8 37 (3.72%) C++
9 36 (3.62%) C
9 36 (3.62%) VB.NET
10 22 (2.21%) TypeScript
11 18 (1.81%) PHP
12 15 (1.51%) Perl
13 12 (1.21%) PL/SQL
14 9 (0.90%) VBScript
14 9 (0.90%) XAML
15 8 (0.80%) Bash Shell
16 7 (0.70%) Ruby
17 6 (0.60%) R
18 5 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 121 (12.16%) Degree
2 73 (7.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 67 (6.73%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (4.52%) MCSE
5 40 (4.02%) CCNA
6 34 (3.42%) Security Cleared
7 28 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
8 26 (2.61%) SC Cleared
9 21 (2.11%) CCSP
9 21 (2.11%) MCP
10 20 (2.01%) CCIE
11 18 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 17 (1.71%) JNCIS
13 16 (1.61%) CCIE Service Provider
13 16 (1.61%) CCSE
13 16 (1.61%) CISSP
14 15 (1.51%) CCNP
15 14 (1.41%) ISTQB
15 14 (1.41%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (5.83%) QA
2 52 (5.23%) SLA
3 28 (2.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.21%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.60%) GPG13
6 6 (0.60%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.50%) ISO 22301
8 4 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (0.40%) HL7
8 4 (0.40%) PMO
8 4 (0.40%) SAS 70
9 3 (0.30%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.30%) IFRS
9 3 (0.30%) IFRS 9
10 2 (0.20%) COBIT
10 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 19770
10 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.10%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.10%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 219 (22.01%) Active Directory
2 96 (9.65%) Hyper-V
3 85 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (3.02%) VMware ESXi
4 30 (3.02%) XenApp
5 23 (2.31%) Terminal Services
6 19 (1.91%) XenServer
7 18 (1.81%) VMware Workstation
8 16 (1.61%) ProxySG
9 14 (1.41%) KVM
9 14 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
10 12 (1.21%) vSphere
11 7 (0.70%) ISA Server
11 7 (0.70%) XenDesktop
12 6 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.50%) Firmware
13 5 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.40%) Samba
15 3 (0.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 48 (4.82%) SCCM
2 26 (2.61%) Backup Exec
3 24 (2.41%) WSUS
4 23 (2.31%) SCOM
5 16 (1.61%) vCenter Server
6 14 (1.41%) Puppet
6 14 (1.41%) ZABBIX
7 11 (1.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 11 (1.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 10 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 8 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (0.80%) SCVMM
10 7 (0.70%) Microsoft Intune
11 6 (0.60%) EdgeSight
11 6 (0.60%) Failover Clustering
12 4 (0.40%) NetBackup
13 3 (0.30%) Opsview
13 3 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 3 (0.30%) vMotion
13 3 (0.30%) WMI
Vendors
1 135 (13.57%) VMware
2 127 (12.76%) Cisco
3 61 (6.13%) Oracle
4 58 (5.83%) HP
5 45 (4.52%) F5
6 42 (4.22%) SAP
7 39 (3.92%) Citrix
7 39 (3.92%) Juniper
8 37 (3.72%) CheckPoint
9 32 (3.22%) McAfee
10 26 (2.61%) Tableau
11 24 (2.41%) NetApp
12 21 (2.11%) Dell
12 21 (2.11%) Palo Alto
13 20 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
14 18 (1.81%) Symantec
15 17 (1.71%) Fortinet
15 17 (1.71%) IBM
16 16 (1.61%) Imperva
16 16 (1.61%) TippingPoint
Reading, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 42k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits £5k car allowance
Posted: 18 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Flexible hours, Pension Scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Talent Spa
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + OTE
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: car allowance, pensions, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + bonus(10%), Pension, health etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: Unspecified EXcellent salary plus bonus + car allowance + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum + 25 days' holiday, pension etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, pension, holidays
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haley Bridge
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum - excellent benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Opensauce /New Growth Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Opensauce /New Growth Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 per annum + car allowance, pension, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago