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 3 months to 23 June 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 9 7
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 220 242 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 16.79% 13.63% 16.43%
As % of the Vendors category 32.50% 26.98% 30.96%
Number of salaries quoted 187 193 295
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +28.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £25,000 £22,956
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 Reading.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 677 897 1224
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 51.68% 50.54% 53.06%
Number of salaries quoted 536 677 874
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Reading region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 126 (31.03%) Windows
2 115 (28.33%) SQL
3 99 (24.38%) Microsoft Office
4 98 (24.14%) C#
5 96 (23.65%) .NET
6 78 (19.21%) SQL Server
7 71 (17.49%) Microsoft Azure
8 68 (16.75%) Windows Server
9 67 (16.50%) Active Directory
10 61 (15.02%) Microsoft Excel
11 55 (13.55%) Cisco
12 54 (13.30%) VMware
12 54 (13.30%) Degree
13 52 (12.81%) JavaScript
14 49 (12.07%) Linux
15 48 (11.82%) Firewall
16 46 (11.33%) Finance
16 46 (11.33%) Agile Software Development
17 43 (10.59%) HTML
17 43 (10.59%) HP
18 42 (10.34%) MVC
18 42 (10.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
19 41 (10.10%) Business Intelligence
20 40 (9.85%) ASP.NET
21 39 (9.61%) Office 365
22 37 (9.11%) CSS
22 37 (9.11%) SharePoint
23 36 (8.87%) CheckPoint
24 35 (8.62%) Internet
24 35 (8.62%) DNS

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 37 (9.11%) SharePoint
2 27 (6.65%) IIS
3 26 (6.40%) MS Exchange
4 21 (5.17%) CMS
5 20 (4.93%) Umbraco
6 14 (3.45%) Skype for Business
7 13 (3.20%) Apache
8 12 (2.96%) Tomcat
9 11 (2.71%) Sitecore CMS
10 9 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (1.97%) EPiServer
11 8 (1.97%) SAS
12 7 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.99%) Kentico
15 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
15 3 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.74%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.74%) WebSphere
Applications
1 99 (24.38%) Microsoft Office
2 61 (15.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 42 (10.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 28 (6.90%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.97%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (4.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (4.68%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.99%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.74%) Primavera
5 2 (0.49%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 71 (17.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (9.61%) Office 365
3 17 (4.19%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (2.46%) IaaS
4 10 (2.46%) PaaS
5 9 (2.22%) SaaS
6 6 (1.48%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (1.48%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (0.99%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 3 (0.74%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.49%) Azure Machine Learning
9 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.25%) Data Lake Analytics
10 1 (0.25%) Force.com
10 1 (0.25%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.25%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 48 (11.82%) Firewall
2 35 (8.62%) DNS
2 35 (8.62%) Internet
3 32 (7.88%) VPN
4 24 (5.91%) TCP/IP
5 23 (5.67%) Network Security
6 15 (3.69%) DHCP
7 14 (3.45%) WAN
8 13 (3.20%) Wireshark
9 11 (2.71%) LAN
9 11 (2.71%) SAN
9 11 (2.71%) Skype
10 6 (1.48%) HTTP
11 4 (0.99%) Intranet
11 4 (0.99%) LDAP
11 4 (0.99%) SNMP
11 4 (0.99%) snoop
11 4 (0.99%) tcpdump
11 4 (0.99%) Unified Communications
12 3 (0.74%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (19.21%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (2.46%) Power BI
4 10 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (1.97%) Azure SQL Database
6 8 (1.97%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (1.48%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.23%) Big Data
9 5 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (1.23%) Redis
10 4 (0.99%) Base SAS
10 4 (0.99%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.74%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.74%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 21 (5.17%) Visual Studio
2 13 (3.20%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 11 (2.71%) Git (software)
4 9 (2.22%) WebDriver
5 8 (1.97%) Gatling
5 8 (1.97%) JMeter
5 8 (1.97%) Selenium
6 5 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.74%) PowerBuilder
8 2 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.49%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.49%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.49%) JIRA
8 2 (0.49%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.25%) TeamCity
General
1 46 (11.33%) Finance
2 24 (5.91%) Digital Economy
3 22 (5.42%) Advertising
4 15 (3.69%) Manufacturing
5 14 (3.45%) Retail
6 12 (2.96%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.23%) Automotive
8 4 (0.99%) Banking
8 4 (0.99%) Marketing
8 4 (0.99%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.74%) German Language
10 2 (0.49%) Billing
11 1 (0.25%) Back Office
11 1 (0.25%) French Language
11 1 (0.25%) Front Office
11 1 (0.25%) Games
11 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.25%) Publishing
11 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 88 (21.67%) Developer
2 65 (16.01%) Support Engineer
3 54 (13.30%) .NET Developer
4 42 (10.34%) Analyst
5 38 (9.36%) Consultant
6 34 (8.37%) Technical Support
7 33 (8.13%) C# Developer
8 31 (7.64%) Technical Engineer
9 29 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
10 28 (6.90%) Technical Support Engineer
11 21 (5.17%) Security Engineer
12 20 (4.93%) Juniper Engineer
12 20 (4.93%) Senior Security Engineer
13 19 (4.68%) Support Analyst
14 17 (4.19%) Service Manager
15 16 (3.94%) IT Support
15 16 (3.94%) Junior
15 16 (3.94%) Web Developer
16 15 (3.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 15 (3.69%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (23.65%) .NET
2 43 (10.59%) HTML
3 40 (9.85%) ASP.NET
4 37 (9.11%) CSS
5 29 (7.14%) .NET Framework
6 23 (5.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (5.17%) AngularJS
8 18 (4.43%) jQuery
9 17 (4.19%) Web Services
10 15 (3.69%) WPF
10 15 (3.69%) XML
11 13 (3.20%) SOAP
12 12 (2.96%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (2.71%) WCF
14 10 (2.46%) COM
15 8 (1.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 8 (1.97%) Entity Framework
15 8 (1.97%) LINQ
15 8 (1.97%) REST
16 7 (1.72%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 26 (6.40%) Social Media
4 23 (5.67%) Clustering
5 21 (5.17%) Computer Science
6 20 (4.93%) Security Operations Centre
7 14 (3.45%) Driving Licence
8 12 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (2.71%) Data Centre
10 7 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (1.72%) PKI
11 6 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
13 4 (0.99%) Cyber Attack
13 4 (0.99%) Data Structures
14 3 (0.74%) Life Science
14 3 (0.74%) Management Information System
14 3 (0.74%) Private Cloud
14 3 (0.74%) User Experience
15 2 (0.49%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 126 (31.03%) Windows
2 68 (16.75%) Windows Server
3 49 (12.07%) Linux
4 35 (8.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (3.45%) Unix
6 14 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (2.71%) Solaris
8 10 (2.46%) Windows 7
9 9 (2.22%) Android
10 7 (1.72%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (1.48%) CentOS
12 4 (0.99%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.49%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.49%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.25%) Debian
14 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (11.33%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (10.34%) MVC
3 41 (10.10%) Business Intelligence
4 34 (8.37%) ITIL
5 31 (7.64%) CRM
6 29 (7.14%) Web Development
7 27 (6.65%) Risk Management
8 26 (6.40%) Presales
8 26 (6.40%) Project Management
9 25 (6.16%) Information Security
10 24 (5.91%) ERP
11 23 (5.67%) Software Engineering
12 21 (5.17%) Security Management
12 21 (5.17%) Security Operations
13 20 (4.93%) Content Management
13 20 (4.93%) Kalman Filter
13 20 (4.93%) Service Delivery
14 19 (4.68%) OO
14 19 (4.68%) Test Automation
15 14 (3.45%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 115 (28.33%) SQL
2 98 (24.14%) C#
3 52 (12.81%) JavaScript
4 33 (8.13%) Java
5 17 (4.19%) T-SQL
6 11 (2.71%) Perl
7 10 (2.46%) PHP
7 10 (2.46%) VB.NET
8 9 (2.22%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.48%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.23%) TypeScript
11 4 (0.99%) C
11 4 (0.99%) C++
12 3 (0.74%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.49%) ES6
13 2 (0.49%) Python
13 2 (0.49%) VBA
14 1 (0.25%) VB
14 1 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (13.30%) Degree
2 32 (7.88%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (7.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (5.67%) Security Cleared
5 20 (4.93%) CCIE
5 20 (4.93%) CCIE Service Provider
5 20 (4.93%) CCSE
5 20 (4.93%) CCSP
5 20 (4.93%) JNCIS
6 16 (3.94%) MCP
7 14 (3.45%) SC Cleared
8 13 (3.20%) MCSE
9 12 (2.96%) CCNA
10 11 (2.71%) DV Cleared
11 7 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.72%) MCSA
12 6 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
13 5 (1.23%) PMI Certification
13 5 (1.23%) PMP
14 4 (0.99%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.13%) SLA
2 18 (4.43%) QA
3 4 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.99%) SAS 70
4 3 (0.74%) PMO
5 2 (0.49%) IFRS
5 2 (0.49%) IFRS 9
5 2 (0.49%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 67 (16.50%) Active Directory
2 35 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 20 (4.93%) ProxySG
5 18 (4.43%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (1.72%) vSphere
7 4 (0.99%) Firmware
7 4 (0.99%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.49%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.49%) XenApp
9 2 (0.49%) XenServer
10 1 (0.25%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.25%) NFS
10 1 (0.25%) vCloud
10 1 (0.25%) Xen
10 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (5.17%) SCCM
2 15 (3.69%) Backup Exec
3 10 (2.46%) Puppet
4 7 (1.72%) NetBackup
4 7 (1.72%) SCOM
5 6 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.48%) vCenter Server
6 3 (0.74%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (0.74%) Grafana
6 3 (0.74%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.49%) Ansible
7 2 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.49%) Icinga
7 2 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.49%) SCSM
7 2 (0.49%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (13.55%) Cisco
2 54 (13.30%) VMware
3 43 (10.59%) HP
4 36 (8.87%) CheckPoint
5 29 (7.14%) Juniper
6 25 (6.16%) F5
7 23 (5.67%) Oracle
8 21 (5.17%) Fortinet
8 21 (5.17%) McAfee
9 20 (4.93%) Blue Coat
9 20 (4.93%) Imperva
9 20 (4.93%) Palo Alto
9 20 (4.93%) Proofpoint
9 20 (4.93%) Sourcefire
9 20 (4.93%) TippingPoint
10 15 (3.69%) EMC
10 15 (3.69%) Veeam
11 13 (3.20%) DevExpress
11 13 (3.20%) NetApp
11 13 (3.20%) Telerik
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 15% bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 22 minutes ago
Reading, Berkshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £75k per year + Car allowance & Bens
Posted: 29 minutes ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £28000. per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000-65,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hancock and Parsons Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £18000.00 - £22500.00 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, pension, holidays
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Veritas Technologies (Uk) Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IDOX plc
Salary: £Competitive with good corporate benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Veritas Technologies (Uk) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Veritas Technologies (Uk) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Foundation IT
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 23 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Competitive Market Salary + Full Company Benefits Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Veritas Technologies (Uk) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
CH2M
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Foundation IT
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 23 days ago