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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 10 8 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 188 303 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 15.10% 15.58% 20.65%
As % of the Vendors category 27.65% 29.00% 41.97%
Number of salaries quoted 157 265 341
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £22,956
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.66% -  

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 680 1045 1170
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 54.62% 53.73% 49.20%
Number of salaries quoted 484 865 811
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Reading

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 180 (40.45%) MS Excel
2 151 (33.93%) Windows
3 130 (29.21%) .NET
4 128 (28.76%) C#
5 124 (27.87%) SQL
6 110 (24.72%) SQL Server
7 96 (21.57%) VMware
8 91 (20.45%) Active Directory
8 91 (20.45%) Windows Server
9 82 (18.43%) Microsoft Azure
10 75 (16.85%) JavaScript
11 66 (14.83%) Cisco
12 64 (14.38%) MS Office
13 62 (13.93%) VMware Infrastructure
14 58 (13.03%) Linux
15 56 (12.58%) Hyper-V
16 55 (12.36%) CSS
17 53 (11.91%) ASP.NET
17 53 (11.91%) Degree
17 53 (11.91%) Office 365
17 53 (11.91%) AngularJS
18 52 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
19 51 (11.46%) Firewall
20 50 (11.24%) MVC
20 50 (11.24%) HTML
21 49 (11.01%) Agile Software Development
22 47 (10.56%) SharePoint
23 45 (10.11%) VPN
24 44 (9.89%) Finance
25 43 (9.66%) MS Exchange

Microsoft
Top Related 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 47 (10.56%) SharePoint
2 43 (9.66%) MS Exchange
3 35 (7.87%) IIS
4 14 (3.15%) CMS
4 14 (3.15%) Skype for Business
5 11 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (2.47%) Umbraco
6 9 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (1.80%) Apache
7 8 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (1.80%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.12%) SAS
8 5 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (1.12%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.12%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.67%) Documentum
10 3 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 180 (40.45%) MS Excel
2 64 (14.38%) MS Office
3 33 (7.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 33 (7.42%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.35%) MS Project
5 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (4.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.25%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.22%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 82 (18.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (11.91%) Office 365
3 18 (4.04%) IaaS
4 13 (2.92%) SaaS
5 10 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (1.57%) PaaS
7 5 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.22%) Force.com
10 1 (0.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 51 (11.46%) Firewall
2 45 (10.11%) VPN
3 33 (7.42%) DNS
4 32 (7.19%) Internet
5 28 (6.29%) Network Security
6 26 (5.84%) TCP/IP
7 18 (4.04%) WAN
8 17 (3.82%) LAN
9 15 (3.37%) DHCP
9 15 (3.37%) SAN
10 14 (3.15%) VLAN
11 9 (2.02%) Skype
11 9 (2.02%) Wireshark
12 7 (1.57%) Intranet
12 7 (1.57%) Kerberos
13 6 (1.35%) NAS
14 5 (1.12%) iSCSI
14 5 (1.12%) SMTP
15 4 (0.90%) HTTP
15 4 (0.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (24.72%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (3.15%) SQL Server 2014
6 12 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (2.25%) Oracle Database
8 9 (2.02%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (1.80%) Redis
10 6 (1.35%) Relational Database
11 5 (1.12%) Base SAS
11 5 (1.12%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.12%) NoSQL
11 5 (1.12%) Power BI
12 4 (0.90%) MySQL
12 4 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 17 (3.82%) Visual Studio
2 13 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.57%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 6 (1.35%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.90%) JIRA
5 4 (0.90%) LoadRunner
5 4 (0.90%) WebDriver
5 4 (0.90%) WebLOAD
6 3 (0.67%) Gatling
6 3 (0.67%) JMeter
6 3 (0.67%) PowerBuilder
6 3 (0.67%) Selenium
7 2 (0.45%) AQtime
8 1 (0.22%) AdminStudio
8 1 (0.22%) MSI
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 44 (9.89%) Finance
2 19 (4.27%) Advertising
3 15 (3.37%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.15%) German Language
5 11 (2.47%) Banking
6 7 (1.57%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.35%) French Language
7 6 (1.35%) Retail
8 5 (1.12%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.12%) Italian Language
8 5 (1.12%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.12%) Spanish Language
9 4 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.67%) Back Office
10 3 (0.67%) Billing
10 3 (0.67%) Marketing
11 2 (0.45%) Law
12 1 (0.22%) Automotive
12 1 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 122 (27.42%) Developer
2 76 (17.08%) .NET Developer
3 69 (15.51%) C# Developer
4 68 (15.28%) Support Engineer
5 52 (11.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 52 (11.69%) Consultant
6 50 (11.24%) Technical Support
7 40 (8.99%) Analyst
8 38 (8.54%) Technical Engineer
8 38 (8.54%) Technical Support Engineer
9 24 (5.39%) Graduate
9 24 (5.39%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 24 (5.39%) Graduate Developer
10 22 (4.94%) Security Engineer
11 21 (4.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 21 (4.72%) Juniper Engineer
11 21 (4.72%) Senior Security Engineer
12 19 (4.27%) JavaScript Developer
13 18 (4.04%) Implementation Consultant
14 16 (3.60%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (29.21%) .NET
2 55 (12.36%) CSS
3 53 (11.91%) AngularJS
3 53 (11.91%) ASP.NET
4 50 (11.24%) HTML
5 35 (7.87%) jQuery
6 28 (6.29%) .NET Framework
7 21 (4.72%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (4.04%) XML
9 17 (3.82%) KnockoutJS
10 14 (3.15%) HTML5
11 12 (2.70%) WPF
12 11 (2.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 11 (2.47%) CSS3
13 10 (2.25%) WCF
13 10 (2.25%) Web Services
14 9 (2.02%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (2.02%) Entity Framework
15 8 (1.80%) LINQ
16 7 (1.57%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.74%) Computer Science
3 22 (4.94%) Mobile App
4 21 (4.72%) Security Operations Centre
5 18 (4.04%) Clustering
6 17 (3.82%) Social Media
7 16 (3.60%) Driving Licence
8 13 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (2.92%) PKI
9 11 (2.47%) Management Information System
10 10 (2.25%) Data Centre
11 7 (1.57%) Life Science
12 6 (1.35%) Cyber Attack
13 5 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
14 3 (0.67%) N-Tier
15 2 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
15 2 (0.45%) e-Health
15 2 (0.45%) PMI
15 2 (0.45%) Replication
15 2 (0.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 151 (33.93%) Windows
2 91 (20.45%) Windows Server
3 58 (13.03%) Linux
4 40 (8.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (6.52%) Unix
6 28 (6.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (3.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (2.92%) Windows 7
9 11 (2.47%) Android
10 10 (2.25%) Apple iOS
11 8 (1.80%) Solaris
12 6 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (1.35%) Windows 10
13 5 (1.12%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.90%) CentOS
15 3 (0.67%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.45%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.22%) Debian
17 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (11.24%) MVC
2 49 (11.01%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (7.64%) Business Intelligence
3 34 (7.64%) Project Management
4 33 (7.42%) Information Security
4 33 (7.42%) ITIL
5 29 (6.52%) SDLC
6 28 (6.29%) Presales
7 27 (6.07%) Migration
8 26 (5.84%) Risk Management
8 26 (5.84%) Web Development
9 25 (5.62%) Validation
10 24 (5.39%) Security Management
11 23 (5.17%) OO
12 21 (4.72%) Content Management
12 21 (4.72%) CRM
12 21 (4.72%) ERP
12 21 (4.72%) Kalman Filter
12 21 (4.72%) Security Operations
13 18 (4.04%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 128 (28.76%) C#
2 124 (27.87%) SQL
3 75 (16.85%) JavaScript
4 28 (6.29%) T-SQL
5 19 (4.27%) Java
6 16 (3.60%) VB.NET
7 12 (2.70%) TypeScript
8 10 (2.25%) C++
9 8 (1.80%) ES6
10 5 (1.12%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.90%) PHP
12 3 (0.67%) Perl
12 3 (0.67%) Python
13 2 (0.45%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.45%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.22%) SAS Macro
14 1 (0.22%) VB
14 1 (0.22%) VBA
14 1 (0.22%) VBScript
14 1 (0.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 53 (11.91%) Degree
2 52 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (9.21%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (6.07%) MCSE
5 21 (4.72%) CCIE
5 21 (4.72%) CCSE
5 21 (4.72%) CCSP
5 21 (4.72%) JNCIS
6 20 (4.49%) Security Cleared
7 18 (4.04%) CCNA
8 16 (3.60%) MCP
9 10 (2.25%) MCSA
10 9 (2.02%) MCITP
10 9 (2.02%) SC Cleared
11 8 (1.80%) DV Cleared
12 6 (1.35%) CISM
12 6 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (1.12%) CCNP
13 5 (1.12%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.42%) SLA
2 11 (2.47%) QA
3 6 (1.35%) GAMP
4 3 (0.67%) PMO
5 2 (0.45%) IFRS
5 2 (0.45%) IFRS 9
5 2 (0.45%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.22%) CDISC
6 1 (0.22%) P3O
6 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 91 (20.45%) Active Directory
2 62 (13.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (12.58%) Hyper-V
4 21 (4.72%) ProxySG
5 12 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (1.80%) Terminal Services
6 8 (1.80%) vSphere
7 7 (1.57%) VMware ESX
8 5 (1.12%) vCloud
9 3 (0.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (0.67%) XenServer
10 2 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.45%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.45%) XenApp
11 1 (0.22%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 25 (5.62%) SCCM
2 14 (3.15%) Backup Exec
3 8 (1.80%) NetBackup
3 8 (1.80%) SCOM
3 8 (1.80%) WSUS
4 7 (1.57%) Puppet
5 6 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.67%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (0.67%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (0.67%) Icinga
6 3 (0.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 3 (0.67%) vRealize
7 2 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.45%) Grafana
7 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.45%) Perfmon
7 2 (0.45%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.45%) vMotion
Vendors
1 96 (21.57%) VMware
2 66 (14.83%) Cisco
3 40 (8.99%) HP
4 37 (8.31%) CheckPoint
5 29 (6.52%) Oracle
6 28 (6.29%) Juniper
7 24 (5.39%) Fortinet
8 23 (5.17%) Intel Security
9 21 (4.72%) Blue Coat
9 21 (4.72%) F5
9 21 (4.72%) Imperva
9 21 (4.72%) NetApp
9 21 (4.72%) Palo Alto
9 21 (4.72%) Proofpoint
9 21 (4.72%) Sourcefire
9 21 (4.72%) TippingPoint
10 15 (3.37%) EMC
11 13 (2.92%) Veeam
12 10 (2.25%) Veritas
13 9 (2.02%) CommVault
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