Period
to 23 September 2020

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 September 2020 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 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 5 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 111 377 550
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Reading 18.20% 15.60% 24.17%
As % of the Vendors category 39.08% 35.23% 51.02%
Number of salaries quoted 131 372 529
Median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £37,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £74,875 £78,750
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +11.11%

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 284 1,070 1,078
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 46.56% 44.29% 47.36%
Number of salaries quoted 212 802 913
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Reading

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Reading

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft in Reading.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Reading

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Reading

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft in Reading over the 6 months to 23 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 September 2020, 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 59 (53.15%) Azure
2 41 (36.94%) Windows
3 35 (31.53%) C#
4 28 (25.23%) Degree
5 26 (23.42%) .NET
6 25 (22.52%) SQL
7 23 (20.72%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (19.82%) Computer Science
9 21 (18.92%) Active Directory
9 21 (18.92%) Problem-Solving
10 20 (18.02%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (17.12%) VMware
11 19 (17.12%) AWS
11 19 (17.12%) WebRTC
12 18 (16.22%) Mathematics
12 18 (16.22%) SQL Server
12 18 (16.22%) Python
13 17 (15.32%) Linux
13 17 (15.32%) VMware Infrastructure
13 17 (15.32%) Google
13 17 (15.32%) Office 365
13 17 (15.32%) Computer Science Degree
14 16 (14.41%) Video Conferencing
14 16 (14.41%) JavaScript
15 15 (13.51%) CRM
15 15 (13.51%) Web Services
15 15 (13.51%) Migration
15 15 (13.51%) SCCM
15 15 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (13.51%) Cloud Computing

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 11 (9.91%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.80%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.80%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.90%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (9.91%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.90%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.90%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 11 (9.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.90%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 59 (53.15%) Azure
2 19 (17.12%) AWS
3 17 (15.32%) Office 365
4 15 (13.51%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (12.61%) Dynamics 365
5 14 (12.61%) GCP
6 9 (8.11%) Power Platform
7 7 (6.31%) IaaS
7 7 (6.31%) SaaS
8 5 (4.50%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (4.50%) PaaS
8 5 (4.50%) Power Automate
9 4 (3.60%) PowerApps
10 3 (2.70%) npm
10 3 (2.70%) Yarn
11 2 (1.80%) GitHub
11 2 (1.80%) Logic Apps
11 2 (1.80%) Yammer
12 1 (0.90%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.90%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.61%) H.323
2 9 (8.11%) DHCP
2 9 (8.11%) DNS
3 7 (6.31%) Skype
3 7 (6.31%) Unified Communications
4 5 (4.50%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.60%) Network Security
5 4 (3.60%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.80%) VoIP
7 1 (0.90%) Firewall
7 1 (0.90%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.50%) Power BI
4 4 (3.60%) SAP HANA
4 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.70%) MySQL
6 2 (1.80%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.80%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.90%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.90%) OLAP
7 1 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2019
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.90%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 8 (7.21%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.70%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (2.70%) Selenium
3 3 (2.70%) webpack
4 2 (1.80%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (12.61%) Finance
2 8 (7.21%) Public Sector
3 7 (6.31%) Norwegian Language
4 6 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.60%) Local Government
5 4 (3.60%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.70%) Marketing
7 2 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.80%) Retail
8 1 (0.90%) German Language
8 1 (0.90%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 28 (25.23%) Developer
2 14 (12.61%) Graduate
3 12 (10.81%) Software Engineer
4 11 (9.91%) Support Engineer
5 9 (8.11%) CRM Developer
5 9 (8.11%) Server Engineer
6 8 (7.21%) Analyst
6 8 (7.21%) Software Developer
7 7 (6.31%) C# Software Engineer
7 7 (6.31%) Graduate Support Engineer
7 7 (6.31%) Microsoft Developer
8 6 (5.41%) Consultant
8 6 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) Architect
9 5 (4.50%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.60%) .NET Software Engineer
10 4 (3.60%) Azure Engineer
10 4 (3.60%) IT Engineer
10 4 (3.60%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.60%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (23.42%) .NET
2 19 (17.12%) WebRTC
3 15 (13.51%) Web Services
4 13 (11.71%) AngularJS
5 12 (10.81%) React
6 11 (9.91%) HTML
6 11 (9.91%) WCF
7 10 (9.01%) SOAP
7 10 (9.01%) XML
8 8 (7.21%) CSS
9 7 (6.31%) HTML5
9 7 (6.31%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 7 (6.31%) Reactive Extensions
10 5 (4.50%) CSS3
10 5 (4.50%) GStreamer
10 5 (4.50%) REST
11 4 (3.60%) .NET Core
11 4 (3.60%) COM
11 4 (3.60%) JSON
12 3 (2.70%) Electron Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.41%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.50%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.60%) User Experience
4 4 (3.60%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.70%) BBC
6 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.80%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.90%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.90%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 41 (36.94%) Windows
2 17 (15.32%) Linux
3 14 (12.61%) Windows Server
4 9 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (8.11%) Windows Server 2016
5 6 (5.41%) Android
5 6 (5.41%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.90%) Unix
7 1 (0.90%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.72%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (19.82%) Computer Science
3 21 (18.92%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (16.22%) Mathematics
5 15 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (13.51%) CRM
5 15 (13.51%) Migration
5 15 (13.51%) Software Engineering
6 14 (12.61%) Scrum
6 14 (12.61%) Sprint Planning
7 13 (11.71%) OO
7 13 (11.71%) Root Cause Analysis
7 13 (11.71%) TDD
8 12 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (9.91%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (9.91%) Data Migration
9 11 (9.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 11 (9.91%) Sprint Retrospective
9 11 (9.91%) Test Automation
10 10 (9.01%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 35 (31.53%) C#
2 25 (22.52%) SQL
3 18 (16.22%) Python
4 16 (14.41%) JavaScript
5 13 (11.71%) TypeScript
6 8 (7.21%) PowerShell
7 6 (5.41%) C
8 5 (4.50%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.60%) C++
10 3 (2.70%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.70%) ES6
11 2 (1.80%) DataFlex
11 2 (1.80%) ES7
11 2 (1.80%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (25.23%) Degree
2 20 (18.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (15.32%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (12.61%) Security Cleared
5 9 (8.11%) DV Cleared
6 6 (5.41%) MCITP
7 4 (3.60%) PMP
8 3 (2.70%) MCSE
8 3 (2.70%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.90%) CISM
9 1 (0.90%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.90%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.90%) MCP
9 1 (0.90%) OCP
9 1 (0.90%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.80%) SLA
3 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.90%) HL7
System Software
1 21 (18.92%) Active Directory
2 17 (15.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.01%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (4.50%) Docker
6 3 (2.70%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 15 (13.51%) SCCM
2 9 (8.11%) EMC NetWorker
2 9 (8.11%) NetBackup
2 9 (8.11%) SCOM
2 9 (8.11%) SCVMM
2 9 (8.11%) WSUS
3 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (4.50%) Terraform
5 3 (2.70%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.90%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 19 (17.12%) VMware
2 17 (15.32%) Google
3 10 (9.01%) CheckPoint
4 9 (8.11%) Citrix
4 9 (8.11%) EMC
4 9 (8.11%) HP
4 9 (8.11%) Symantec
5 4 (3.60%) SAP
6 3 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.80%) Capita
7 2 (1.80%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.80%) Oracle
8 1 (0.90%) Amdocs
8 1 (0.90%) Cognos
8 1 (0.90%) ESET
8 1 (0.90%) Siebel
8 1 (0.90%) Sophos
8 1 (0.90%) Tableau