Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 2019 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
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 9 8
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 438 382 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 21.20% 14.71% 15.53%
As % of the Vendors category 43.93% 32.82% 29.13%
Number of salaries quoted 392 324 392
Reading median annual salary £46,264 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.81% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £68,625
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% -

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 997 1,164 1,555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 48.26% 44.84% 53.33%
Number of salaries quoted 848 941 1,098
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +2.70%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,100
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -

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 21 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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.

1 144 (32.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 138 (31.51%) Windows
3 121 (27.63%) .NET
4 118 (26.94%) SQL
5 117 (26.71%) C#
6 105 (23.97%) Active Directory
7 98 (22.37%) JavaScript
8 96 (21.92%) SQL Server
8 96 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
8 96 (21.92%) Office 365
9 75 (17.12%) VMware
10 74 (16.89%) HTML
11 67 (15.30%) ASP.NET
11 67 (15.30%) Amazon AWS
12 64 (14.61%) Degree
13 61 (13.93%) Web Services
14 60 (13.70%) CSS
15 58 (13.24%) Software Engineering
15 58 (13.24%) Windows Server
16 57 (13.01%) DevOps
17 56 (12.79%) MVC
18 54 (12.33%) Microsoft Office
19 53 (12.10%) ITIL
19 53 (12.10%) Linux
19 53 (12.10%) OO
20 50 (11.42%) VMware Infrastructure
21 47 (10.73%) Java
21 47 (10.73%) Continuous Integration
22 46 (10.50%) Problem-Solving
23 45 (10.27%) Git (software)

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 36 (8.22%) SharePoint
2 25 (5.71%) MS Exchange
3 18 (4.11%) Skype for Business
4 16 (3.65%) IIS
5 12 (2.74%) Anypoint
5 12 (2.74%) Apache Spark
5 12 (2.74%) Confluence
5 12 (2.74%) Mule
5 12 (2.74%) Mule ESB
6 8 (1.83%) Apache
7 6 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.91%) Apache Pig
8 4 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.91%) nginx
9 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 1 (0.23%) CMS
11 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 54 (12.33%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (7.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (3.88%) MS Visio
4 9 (2.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 32 (7.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.91%) NetSuite
2 4 (0.91%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (0.91%) Scribe Insight
3 2 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.46%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 144 (32.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 96 (21.92%) Office 365
3 67 (15.30%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (7.76%) SaaS
5 27 (6.16%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (3.65%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (2.97%) Dynamics 365
7 13 (2.97%) IaaS
8 12 (2.74%) Amazon S3
8 12 (2.74%) Azure Active Directory
9 10 (2.28%) PaaS
10 9 (2.05%) Azure Data Factory
11 8 (1.83%) GitHub
12 7 (1.60%) Amazon EMR
12 7 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (1.14%) Mimecast
14 4 (0.91%) Data Lake Analytics
14 4 (0.91%) Scribe Online
14 4 (0.91%) Serverless
15 3 (0.68%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.16%) DNS
2 26 (5.94%) Skype
3 24 (5.48%) TCP/IP
4 21 (4.79%) DHCP
5 20 (4.57%) Firewall
5 20 (4.57%) H.323
6 19 (4.34%) LAN
7 16 (3.65%) VPN
8 13 (2.97%) WAN
9 12 (2.74%) Remote Desktop
9 12 (2.74%) Unified Communications
10 10 (2.28%) IP Telephony
11 9 (2.05%) BIG-IP
11 9 (2.05%) Network Security
12 8 (1.83%) HTTP
13 5 (1.14%) VoIP
14 3 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (0.68%) Internet
14 3 (0.68%) SAN
15 2 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (21.92%) SQL Server
2 34 (7.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (7.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 24 (5.48%) Relational Database
4 24 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (5.02%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (4.79%) Big Data
6 21 (4.79%) MongoDB
7 20 (4.57%) Data Lake
7 20 (4.57%) Power BI
8 12 (2.74%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (1.60%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (1.37%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 6 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (1.37%) Lumira
11 6 (1.37%) NoSQL
11 6 (1.37%) SAP Data Services
11 6 (1.37%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 45 (10.27%) Git (software)
2 36 (8.22%) Visual Studio
3 24 (5.48%) JIRA
4 22 (5.02%) Jenkins
5 17 (3.88%) Maven
6 16 (3.65%) Eclipse
7 13 (2.97%) webpack
8 12 (2.74%) IntelliJ
8 12 (2.74%) JUnit
8 12 (2.74%) Mockito
8 12 (2.74%) Sonatype Nexus
9 11 (2.51%) Visual Studio Team System
10 10 (2.28%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (1.37%) NUnit
11 6 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (1.14%) AdminStudio
12 5 (1.14%) MSI
13 4 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
13 4 (0.91%) Selenium
13 4 (0.91%) Subversion
General
1 18 (4.11%) Finance
2 15 (3.42%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.51%) Back Office
3 11 (2.51%) Marketing
4 10 (2.28%) Retail
5 9 (2.05%) Electronics
6 6 (1.37%) Automotive
7 4 (0.91%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.46%) Advertising
10 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 107 (24.43%) Developer
2 48 (10.96%) Analyst
3 46 (10.50%) Consultant
4 36 (8.22%) Senior Developer
5 34 (7.76%) .NET Developer
5 34 (7.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 31 (7.08%) Software Engineer
7 29 (6.62%) Graduate
8 26 (5.94%) Support Engineer
9 25 (5.71%) Architect
10 21 (4.79%) Software Developer
11 18 (4.11%) IT Engineer
11 18 (4.11%) Service Analyst
11 18 (4.11%) Service Desk Analyst
12 17 (3.88%) IT Support
12 17 (3.88%) Senior Consultant
13 16 (3.65%) Administrator
13 16 (3.65%) Applications Support
13 16 (3.65%) Support Analyst
14 15 (3.42%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (27.63%) .NET
2 74 (16.89%) HTML
3 67 (15.30%) ASP.NET
4 61 (13.93%) Web Services
5 60 (13.70%) CSS
6 39 (8.90%) REST
7 37 (8.45%) AngularJS
8 35 (7.99%) .NET Framework
9 33 (7.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 33 (7.53%) jQuery
10 31 (7.08%) XML
11 25 (5.71%) SOAP
12 23 (5.25%) HTML5
12 23 (5.25%) Node.js
13 21 (4.79%) WCF
13 21 (4.79%) WebRTC
14 20 (4.57%) Django
15 18 (4.11%) RESTful
16 17 (3.88%) Vue.js
17 13 (2.97%) React
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.71%) User Experience
3 22 (5.02%) Social Media
4 21 (4.79%) Video Conferencing
5 20 (4.57%) Data Centre
6 18 (4.11%) Mobile App
7 11 (2.51%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (1.60%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.14%) Clustering
10 5 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.14%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.91%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.91%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.68%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.46%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.46%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.46%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 138 (31.51%) Windows
2 58 (13.24%) Windows Server
3 53 (12.10%) Linux
4 35 (7.99%) Windows 7
5 33 (7.53%) Windows 10
6 25 (5.71%) Apple iOS
6 25 (5.71%) Windows XP
7 22 (5.02%) Android
8 17 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (2.97%) Unix
10 13 (2.97%) Windows 2000
11 8 (1.83%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.91%) Solaris
12 4 (0.91%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.91%) VMS
13 3 (0.68%) CentOS
14 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (13.24%) Software Engineering
3 57 (13.01%) DevOps
4 56 (12.79%) MVC
5 53 (12.10%) ITIL
5 53 (12.10%) OO
6 47 (10.73%) Continuous Integration
7 46 (10.50%) Problem-Solving
8 44 (10.05%) CRM
9 43 (9.82%) High Availability
9 43 (9.82%) Migration
10 41 (9.36%) Presales
11 40 (9.13%) Business Intelligence
12 36 (8.22%) Unit Testing
13 35 (7.99%) Computer Science
13 35 (7.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 32 (7.31%) Web Development
15 30 (6.85%) Analytics
16 29 (6.62%) Scrum
17 28 (6.39%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 118 (26.94%) SQL
2 117 (26.71%) C#
3 98 (22.37%) JavaScript
4 47 (10.73%) Java
5 44 (10.05%) PowerShell
6 37 (8.45%) Python
7 35 (7.99%) T-SQL
8 29 (6.62%) Ruby
9 24 (5.48%) Go
9 24 (5.48%) Objective-C
10 15 (3.42%) Assembly Language
11 13 (2.97%) C
12 12 (2.74%) C++
12 12 (2.74%) Java 8
13 8 (1.83%) Shell Script
13 8 (1.83%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.60%) Bash Shell
15 6 (1.37%) Perl
16 5 (1.14%) VB
16 5 (1.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 64 (14.61%) Degree
2 42 (9.59%) Security Cleared
3 39 (8.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (8.45%) SC Cleared
5 31 (7.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 24 (5.48%) MCSE
7 19 (4.34%) DV Cleared
7 19 (4.34%) MCSA
8 8 (1.83%) Master's Degree
9 5 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.68%) CCNA
11 3 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.68%) MCP
11 3 (0.68%) VCP6
11 3 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.46%) AWS Certification
13 1 (0.23%) CCNP
13 1 (0.23%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.23%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.16%) QA
2 17 (3.88%) SLA
3 11 (2.51%) PMO
4 9 (2.05%) Cyber Essentials
4 9 (2.05%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 9 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (1.83%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 105 (23.97%) Active Directory
2 50 (11.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (9.13%) Virtual Machines
4 26 (5.94%) Hyper-V
5 16 (3.65%) Docker
6 11 (2.51%) Firmware
7 8 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (1.37%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.14%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.91%) Apache Flume
10 4 (0.91%) BitLocker
10 4 (0.91%) HDFS
10 4 (0.91%) iptables
10 4 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.91%) Xen
10 4 (0.91%) XenApp
11 3 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.23%) vCloud
12 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 42 (9.59%) SCCM
2 14 (3.20%) WSUS
3 12 (2.74%) CloudHub
3 12 (2.74%) SCVMM
4 8 (1.83%) Kibana
4 8 (1.83%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (1.83%) Nagios
5 5 (1.14%) Failover Clustering
5 5 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.14%) Puppet
6 4 (0.91%) Capistrano
6 4 (0.91%) Graphite
6 4 (0.91%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.91%) Oozie
6 4 (0.91%) QRadar
6 4 (0.91%) Rundeck
7 3 (0.68%) AirWatch
7 3 (0.68%) Ansible
7 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (0.68%) Terraform
Vendors
1 75 (17.12%) VMware
2 33 (7.53%) Oracle
3 28 (6.39%) Salesforce.com
4 27 (6.16%) HP
5 26 (5.94%) Google
6 23 (5.25%) Cisco
6 23 (5.25%) Tableau
7 17 (3.88%) Citrix
8 14 (3.20%) SAP
9 12 (2.74%) MuleSoft
10 10 (2.28%) CheckPoint
11 9 (2.05%) Aruba
11 9 (2.05%) F5
11 9 (2.05%) Mitel
11 9 (2.05%) Red Hat
12 8 (1.83%) Apple
12 8 (1.83%) Hortonworks
13 5 (1.14%) Autodesk
13 5 (1.14%) IBM
14 4 (0.91%) SolarWinds