Period
to 23 July 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 23 July 2018 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 9 8
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 488 378 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 20.49% 15.33% 14.73%
As % of the Vendors category 43.15% 29.51% 28.49%
Number of salaries quoted 426 339 484
Reading median annual salary £49,635 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.30% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,000 £24,200 £26,250
90th Percentile £74,375 £66,500 £66,250
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Reading.

All Vendors
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,131 1,281 1,920
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 47.48% 51.97% 51.71%
Number of salaries quoted 951 969 1,509
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £28,000 £25,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Reading

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Reading

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Reading over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 169 (34.63%) .NET
2 154 (31.56%) C#
3 151 (30.94%) SQL
4 150 (30.74%) Windows
5 148 (30.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 133 (27.25%) SQL Server
7 110 (22.54%) JavaScript
8 94 (19.26%) Active Directory
9 91 (18.65%) Agile Software Development
10 82 (16.80%) CSS
11 78 (15.98%) HTML
12 76 (15.57%) Office 365
13 74 (15.16%) ASP.NET
14 72 (14.75%) MVC
15 68 (13.93%) Capita
16 60 (12.30%) Finance
17 56 (11.48%) Web Services
17 56 (11.48%) Presales
17 56 (11.48%) Windows Server
18 53 (10.86%) Problem-Solving
19 51 (10.45%) Microsoft Office
20 49 (10.04%) Business Intelligence
20 49 (10.04%) Cisco
21 47 (9.63%) Amazon AWS
22 46 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
22 46 (9.43%) VMware
23 45 (9.22%) MS Exchange
23 45 (9.22%) ASP.NET MVC
23 45 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
24 44 (9.02%) SCCM

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 45 (9.22%) MS Exchange
2 39 (7.99%) CMS
3 36 (7.38%) Sitecore CMS
4 26 (5.33%) Umbraco
5 20 (4.10%) SharePoint
6 18 (3.69%) Skype for Business
7 14 (2.87%) IIS
8 9 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (1.23%) Confluence
10 4 (0.82%) Apache
10 4 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.61%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.41%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.20%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 51 (10.45%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (6.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (2.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.20%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 36 (7.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (4.92%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.82%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.41%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.20%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.20%) Sage 500
6 1 (0.20%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.20%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 148 (30.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 76 (15.57%) Office 365
3 47 (9.63%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (7.58%) SaaS
5 33 (6.76%) IaaS
6 26 (5.33%) Dynamics 365
7 25 (5.12%) PaaS
8 12 (2.46%) Azure Active Directory
8 12 (2.46%) Azure Data Factory
9 7 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (1.02%) Amazon S3
11 5 (1.02%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.61%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.61%) Amazon Kinesis
12 3 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.61%) Serverless
13 1 (0.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.92%) Firewall
2 21 (4.30%) VPN
3 20 (4.10%) DHCP
4 19 (3.89%) DNS
5 16 (3.28%) Skype
6 14 (2.87%) LAN
7 13 (2.66%) WAN
8 12 (2.46%) Internet
9 10 (2.05%) Network Security
10 8 (1.64%) TCP/IP
10 8 (1.64%) VLAN
11 5 (1.02%) SAN
11 5 (1.02%) Wireless
12 4 (0.82%) IP Telephony
13 3 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (0.61%) Wireshark
14 2 (0.41%) BIG-IP
14 2 (0.41%) NAS
14 2 (0.41%) NetScaler
14 2 (0.41%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (27.25%) SQL Server
2 41 (8.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (6.15%) Power BI
4 29 (5.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (4.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (3.28%) Azure SQL Database
7 16 (3.28%) MongoDB
8 15 (3.07%) Relational Database
8 15 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (2.46%) SQL Server 2014
10 11 (2.25%) Cosmos DB
10 11 (2.25%) Data Lake
11 10 (2.05%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 8 (1.64%) Hadoop
12 8 (1.64%) HDInsight
12 8 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (1.43%) QlikView
13 7 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 42 (8.61%) Visual Studio
2 32 (6.56%) Git (software)
3 17 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (2.05%) JIRA
4 10 (2.05%) Mercurial
5 8 (1.64%) webpack
6 5 (1.02%) NUnit
6 5 (1.02%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.82%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.61%) ERwin
8 3 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.61%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.41%) Protractor
9 2 (0.41%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.20%) Maven
General
1 60 (12.30%) Finance
2 29 (5.94%) Advertising
3 16 (3.28%) Marketing
4 15 (3.07%) Retail
5 8 (1.64%) Law
5 8 (1.64%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.43%) Billing
6 7 (1.43%) Legal
7 6 (1.23%) Automotive
7 6 (1.23%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.02%) Back Office
9 4 (0.82%) Games
9 4 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.61%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.41%) French Language
11 2 (0.41%) German Language
11 2 (0.41%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.20%) Military
12 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 136 (27.87%) Developer
2 77 (15.78%) Consultant
3 67 (13.73%) .NET Developer
4 43 (8.81%) Analyst
4 43 (8.81%) Support Engineer
5 41 (8.40%) Architect
6 25 (5.12%) IT Support
6 25 (5.12%) Project Manager
7 24 (4.92%) IT Engineer
8 22 (4.51%) Microsoft Consultant
8 22 (4.51%) Software Engineer
9 21 (4.30%) C# Software Engineer
10 19 (3.89%) Applications Support
10 19 (3.89%) Senior Developer
10 19 (3.89%) Technical Consultant
11 18 (3.69%) C# Developer
11 18 (3.69%) Technical Architect
12 17 (3.48%) IT Support Engineer
12 17 (3.48%) Senior .NET Developer
13 15 (3.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (34.63%) .NET
2 82 (16.80%) CSS
3 78 (15.98%) HTML
4 74 (15.16%) ASP.NET
5 56 (11.48%) Web Services
6 45 (9.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 41 (8.40%) AngularJS
8 40 (8.20%) REST
9 35 (7.17%) WCF
10 34 (6.97%) jQuery
11 28 (5.74%) .NET Framework
12 22 (4.51%) Node.js
13 20 (4.10%) ASP.NET Web API
14 16 (3.28%) Vue.js
14 16 (3.28%) WPF
15 15 (3.07%) Angular 2
16 10 (2.05%) Sass
17 9 (1.84%) React
18 7 (1.43%) SOAP
18 7 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (5.74%) Self-Motivation
3 25 (5.12%) Data Centre
4 23 (4.71%) Social Media
5 18 (3.69%) Management Information System
6 16 (3.28%) Hybrid Cloud
7 13 (2.66%) Computer Science
7 13 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (2.46%) Mobile App
9 11 (2.25%) Greenfield Project
10 9 (1.84%) Clustering
10 9 (1.84%) Driving Licence
11 7 (1.43%) User Experience
12 5 (1.02%) NHS
13 4 (0.82%) Public Cloud
14 3 (0.61%) Fat Client
14 3 (0.61%) PMI
14 3 (0.61%) Thin Client
14 3 (0.61%) Virtual Team
15 2 (0.41%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 150 (30.74%) Windows
2 56 (11.48%) Windows Server
3 19 (3.89%) Windows 10
4 16 (3.28%) Linux
5 10 (2.05%) Windows 8
6 9 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.64%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.82%) Unix
10 3 (0.61%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.61%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.41%) CentOS
11 2 (0.41%) Kali Linux
11 2 (0.41%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.20%) Solaris
12 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (18.65%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (14.75%) MVC
3 56 (11.48%) Presales
4 53 (10.86%) Problem-Solving
5 49 (10.04%) Business Intelligence
6 44 (9.02%) Software Engineering
7 42 (8.61%) CRM
8 40 (8.20%) OO
8 40 (8.20%) Project Management
9 37 (7.58%) Web Development
10 32 (6.56%) Migration
11 31 (6.35%) Unit Testing
12 30 (6.15%) ITIL
13 29 (5.94%) Mentoring
13 29 (5.94%) Scrum
14 26 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (5.33%) OOA/OOD
15 25 (5.12%) API Development
16 24 (4.92%) Coaching
16 24 (4.92%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 154 (31.56%) C#
2 151 (30.94%) SQL
3 110 (22.54%) JavaScript
4 24 (4.92%) PowerShell
5 20 (4.10%) T-SQL
6 9 (1.84%) X++
7 7 (1.43%) C++
7 7 (1.43%) VBA
8 5 (1.02%) Python
9 4 (0.82%) C
9 4 (0.82%) Java
10 3 (0.61%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.61%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.20%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.20%) ES6
Qualifications
1 46 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (9.02%) Degree
3 23 (4.71%) MCSE
4 16 (3.28%) Security Cleared
5 15 (3.07%) MCSA
6 12 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (2.25%) MCP
8 9 (1.84%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.82%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.82%) CCNA
10 4 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.61%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.61%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.61%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.41%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.41%) ISEB
12 2 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.12%) QA
2 14 (2.87%) PMO
3 8 (1.64%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.82%) SLA
5 2 (0.41%) GCP
6 1 (0.20%) COBIT
6 1 (0.20%) WAI
System Software
1 94 (19.26%) Active Directory
2 27 (5.53%) Hyper-V
3 21 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.64%) Docker
4 8 (1.64%) HDFS
5 5 (1.02%) XenApp
6 4 (0.82%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.41%) vSphere
8 2 (0.41%) XenServer
9 1 (0.20%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.20%) Firmware
9 1 (0.20%) vCloud
9 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 44 (9.02%) SCCM
2 9 (1.84%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (1.64%) SCOM
4 6 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (0.82%) Ansible
5 4 (0.82%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (0.82%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.41%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.41%) Nagios
6 2 (0.41%) Nessus
6 2 (0.41%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.41%) Nmap
6 2 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.41%) Puppet
6 2 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.20%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.20%) Packer
7 1 (0.20%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 68 (13.93%) Capita
2 49 (10.04%) Cisco
3 46 (9.43%) VMware
4 36 (7.38%) Sitecore
5 25 (5.12%) Citrix
6 20 (4.10%) Oracle
7 15 (3.07%) HP
8 12 (2.46%) CheckPoint
9 11 (2.25%) Dell
9 11 (2.25%) EMC
10 7 (1.43%) NetApp
10 7 (1.43%) Symantec
11 6 (1.23%) Avaya
12 5 (1.02%) Google
12 5 (1.02%) SAP
12 5 (1.02%) Veeam
13 4 (0.82%) IBM
13 4 (0.82%) Juniper
13 4 (0.82%) Polycom
13 4 (0.82%) Talend