Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 6 9
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 527 386 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 24.44% 16.40% 14.08%
As % of the Vendors category 49.72% 33.19% 27.74%
Number of salaries quoted 478 329 388
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% +7.32%
10th Percentile £26,175 £23,000 £25,525
90th Percentile £79,475 £65,000 £69,125
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% 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 1,060 1,163 1,770
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 49.17% 49.43% 50.76%
Number of salaries quoted 894 911 1,247
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +1.52%

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 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Reading

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 199 (37.76%) SQL
2 179 (33.97%) .NET
3 176 (33.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 156 (29.60%) C#
4 156 (29.60%) Windows
5 154 (29.22%) SQL Server
6 126 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
7 115 (21.82%) Active Directory
8 114 (21.63%) JavaScript
9 88 (16.70%) Office 365
10 87 (16.51%) Web Services
11 82 (15.56%) CSS
12 80 (15.18%) REST
13 79 (14.99%) Software Engineering
14 77 (14.61%) ASP.NET
14 77 (14.61%) HTML
15 75 (14.23%) AngularJS
16 72 (13.66%) Degree
17 70 (13.28%) OO
18 68 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
19 66 (12.52%) Business Intelligence
19 66 (12.52%) Presales
20 59 (11.20%) MVC
20 59 (11.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 58 (11.01%) Web Development
22 57 (10.82%) Visual Studio
23 56 (10.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 56 (10.63%) Social Media
24 54 (10.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 54 (10.25%) T-SQL

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 35 (6.64%) SharePoint
2 30 (5.69%) CMS
3 28 (5.31%) MS Exchange
4 25 (4.74%) Sitecore CMS
5 17 (3.23%) Skype for Business
6 15 (2.85%) IIS
6 15 (2.85%) Umbraco
7 12 (2.28%) Confluence
8 11 (2.09%) Anypoint
8 11 (2.09%) Mule
8 11 (2.09%) Mule ESB
9 8 (1.52%) Apache Spark
10 7 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
11 6 (1.14%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 4 (0.76%) Apache Pig
12 4 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (0.57%) Apache
13 3 (0.57%) nginx
14 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 68 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (7.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (2.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (2.28%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 34 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.76%) Scribe Insight
4 3 (0.57%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 176 (33.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 88 (16.70%) Office 365
3 51 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
4 46 (8.73%) SaaS
5 18 (3.42%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (3.42%) IaaS
6 17 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
7 16 (3.04%) Azure Active Directory
7 16 (3.04%) PaaS
8 15 (2.85%) Azure Data Factory
9 13 (2.47%) Amazon EMR
9 13 (2.47%) Amazon S3
10 10 (1.90%) GitHub
10 10 (1.90%) Serverless
11 9 (1.71%) Amazon Kinesis
11 9 (1.71%) Amazon SQS
11 9 (1.71%) AWS Lambda
12 7 (1.33%) Dynamics 365
13 5 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.95%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.55%) DNS
1 24 (4.55%) Firewall
2 20 (3.80%) Network Security
3 19 (3.61%) TCP/IP
4 17 (3.23%) DHCP
4 17 (3.23%) VPN
5 16 (3.04%) Skype
6 8 (1.52%) H.323
6 8 (1.52%) LAN
6 8 (1.52%) Unified Communications
7 6 (1.14%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (0.95%) Internet
8 5 (0.95%) WAN
9 4 (0.76%) HTTP
9 4 (0.76%) SAN
9 4 (0.76%) VoIP
10 2 (0.38%) NAS
10 2 (0.38%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (29.22%) SQL Server
2 59 (11.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 56 (10.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 54 (10.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 44 (8.35%) Data Warehouse
6 36 (6.83%) Power BI
7 34 (6.45%) Relational Database
8 21 (3.98%) Big Data
9 17 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
10 16 (3.04%) SQL Server 2012
11 15 (2.85%) SQL Server 2005
12 14 (2.66%) Data Lake
12 14 (2.66%) SQL Server 2014
13 13 (2.47%) Amazon RDS
13 13 (2.47%) Cosmos DB
13 13 (2.47%) RDBMS
14 11 (2.09%) Star Schema
15 10 (1.90%) MongoDB
16 9 (1.71%) Amazon Redshift
17 8 (1.52%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 57 (10.82%) Visual Studio
2 33 (6.26%) Git (software)
3 29 (5.50%) webpack
4 20 (3.80%) JIRA
5 18 (3.42%) Jenkins
6 15 (2.85%) Eclipse
7 13 (2.47%) Maven
7 13 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (2.09%) IntelliJ
8 11 (2.09%) JUnit
8 11 (2.09%) Mockito
8 11 (2.09%) Sonatype Nexus
9 8 (1.52%) NUnit
10 5 (0.95%) AdminStudio
10 5 (0.95%) MSI
10 5 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (0.76%) ERwin
11 4 (0.76%) Mercurial
11 4 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (0.76%) Subversion
General
1 45 (8.54%) Finance
2 12 (2.28%) Marketing
3 11 (2.09%) Advertising
3 11 (2.09%) Retail
4 10 (1.90%) Back Office
5 8 (1.52%) Automotive
6 7 (1.33%) Legal
6 7 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.14%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.95%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.57%) Games
10 2 (0.38%) Billing
10 2 (0.38%) Law
10 2 (0.38%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 153 (29.03%) Developer
2 57 (10.82%) Consultant
3 56 (10.63%) Analyst
4 49 (9.30%) Architect
5 43 (8.16%) Applications Support
6 42 (7.97%) .NET Developer
7 39 (7.40%) Software Engineer
8 38 (7.21%) Support Engineer
9 33 (6.26%) Senior Developer
10 29 (5.50%) C# Software Engineer
11 27 (5.12%) Support Analyst
12 25 (4.74%) Angular Developer
13 24 (4.55%) .NET Software Engineer
14 22 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
14 22 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
14 22 (4.17%) Microsoft Consultant
15 21 (3.98%) Azure Engineer
16 20 (3.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 20 (3.80%) Graduate
16 20 (3.80%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (33.97%) .NET
2 87 (16.51%) Web Services
3 82 (15.56%) CSS
4 80 (15.18%) REST
5 77 (14.61%) ASP.NET
5 77 (14.61%) HTML
6 75 (14.23%) AngularJS
7 37 (7.02%) XML
8 33 (6.26%) .NET Framework
9 32 (6.07%) ASP.NET Web API
10 29 (5.50%) Angular 2
10 29 (5.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 27 (5.12%) jQuery
11 27 (5.12%) SOAP
12 25 (4.74%) React
13 19 (3.61%) WCF
14 17 (3.23%) HTML5
14 17 (3.23%) RESTful
15 14 (2.66%) Entity Framework
16 12 (2.28%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 56 (10.63%) Social Media
2 46 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (5.31%) Self-Motivation
4 27 (5.12%) Mobile App
5 19 (3.61%) Computer Science
5 19 (3.61%) Data Centre
6 18 (3.42%) Management Information System
7 15 (2.85%) Driving Licence
8 14 (2.66%) User Experience
9 8 (1.52%) NHS
9 8 (1.52%) N-Tier
9 8 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (1.14%) Clustering
11 6 (1.14%) Public Cloud
12 5 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.95%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.57%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.38%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 156 (29.60%) Windows
2 46 (8.73%) Windows Server
3 38 (7.21%) Linux
4 29 (5.50%) Windows 10
5 27 (5.12%) Windows 7
6 17 (3.23%) Windows XP
7 16 (3.04%) Apple iOS
8 15 (2.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (2.66%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (2.28%) Unix
10 12 (2.28%) Windows 8
11 8 (1.52%) Android
12 7 (1.33%) Windows 2000
13 5 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.57%) AIX
14 3 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.57%) VMS
15 2 (0.38%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (14.99%) Software Engineering
3 70 (13.28%) OO
4 66 (12.52%) Business Intelligence
4 66 (12.52%) Presales
5 59 (11.20%) MVC
6 58 (11.01%) Web Development
7 54 (10.25%) Problem-Solving
8 53 (10.06%) API Development
9 51 (9.68%) CRM
10 47 (8.92%) Continuous Integration
11 44 (8.35%) OOA/OOD
12 42 (7.97%) Scrum
13 39 (7.40%) Project Management
14 38 (7.21%) Mobile Development
15 34 (6.45%) ITIL
16 33 (6.26%) DevOps
17 32 (6.07%) Continuous Delivery
18 30 (5.69%) Front End Development
18 30 (5.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 199 (37.76%) SQL
2 156 (29.60%) C#
3 114 (21.63%) JavaScript
4 54 (10.25%) T-SQL
5 34 (6.45%) Java
6 29 (5.50%) PowerShell
7 18 (3.42%) Python
8 15 (2.85%) Objective-C
9 11 (2.09%) Go
9 11 (2.09%) Java 8
9 11 (2.09%) Ruby
9 11 (2.09%) Shell Script
10 8 (1.52%) Assembly Language
10 8 (1.52%) C
11 6 (1.14%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.95%) C++
12 5 (0.95%) TypeScript
12 5 (0.95%) VB
12 5 (0.95%) VBA
12 5 (0.95%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 72 (13.66%) Degree
2 46 (8.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (7.21%) Security Cleared
4 30 (5.69%) MCSE
5 26 (4.93%) SC Cleared
6 19 (3.61%) MCSA
7 18 (3.42%) Computer Science Degree
8 15 (2.85%) DV Cleared
9 10 (1.90%) MCP
10 6 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.95%) Master's Degree
12 4 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.57%) ISEB
14 2 (0.38%) A+ Certification
14 2 (0.38%) CCNA
14 2 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.38%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.38%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.64%) QA
2 20 (3.80%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.52%) SLA
4 6 (1.14%) PMO
5 2 (0.38%) COBIT
5 2 (0.38%) WAI
6 1 (0.19%) GDPR
6 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 115 (21.82%) Active Directory
2 38 (7.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (6.07%) Hyper-V
4 26 (4.93%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (2.09%) Docker
5 11 (2.09%) Firmware
6 7 (1.33%) HDFS
7 6 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.76%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.76%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.57%) iptables
9 3 (0.57%) vCloud
9 3 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.57%) vSphere
9 3 (0.57%) Xen
10 2 (0.38%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.38%) XenApp
10 2 (0.38%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 48 (9.11%) SCCM
2 12 (2.28%) WSUS
3 11 (2.09%) CloudHub
4 9 (1.71%) SCOM
5 8 (1.52%) Ansible
5 8 (1.52%) Microsoft Intune
6 7 (1.33%) Kibana
7 5 (0.95%) Terraform
8 4 (0.76%) Kubernetes
8 4 (0.76%) Oozie
8 4 (0.76%) Rundeck
9 3 (0.57%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.57%) Graphite
9 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.57%) Nagios
10 1 (0.19%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.19%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 47 (8.92%) VMware
2 32 (6.07%) Oracle
3 25 (4.74%) Sitecore
4 23 (4.36%) Salesforce.com
4 23 (4.36%) Tableau
5 19 (3.61%) Cisco
6 18 (3.42%) Citrix
7 16 (3.04%) HP
8 14 (2.66%) Google
9 11 (2.09%) EMC
9 11 (2.09%) MuleSoft
10 10 (1.90%) Dell
11 8 (1.52%) Hortonworks
12 5 (0.95%) Apple
12 5 (0.95%) Autodesk
12 5 (0.95%) SAP
13 4 (0.76%) Alteryx
13 4 (0.76%) Blue Prism
13 4 (0.76%) Cloudera
13 4 (0.76%) NetApp