Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 6 9
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 554 416 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 23.84% 17.36% 13.65%
As % of the Vendors category 47.84% 33.58% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 500 372 407
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,275 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,625 £65,000 £68,300
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.26% +0.59%

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 1,158 1,239 1,742
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 49.83% 51.71% 49.86%
Number of salaries quoted 980 965 1,290
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,750 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 198 (35.74%) .NET
2 193 (34.84%) SQL
3 183 (33.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 174 (31.41%) SQL Server
5 172 (31.05%) C#
6 163 (29.42%) Windows
7 130 (23.47%) JavaScript
8 117 (21.12%) Agile Software Development
9 116 (20.94%) Active Directory
10 103 (18.59%) CSS
11 92 (16.61%) HTML
12 89 (16.06%) ASP.NET
13 88 (15.88%) Office 365
14 86 (15.52%) Web Services
15 78 (14.08%) MVC
16 77 (13.90%) AngularJS
17 72 (13.00%) REST
18 69 (12.45%) Software Engineering
19 68 (12.27%) Capita
19 68 (12.27%) Web Development
20 66 (11.91%) Business Intelligence
20 66 (11.91%) Presales
21 64 (11.55%) OO
22 63 (11.37%) Visual Studio
23 61 (11.01%) Microsoft Office
24 59 (10.65%) Degree
25 58 (10.47%) Social Media
25 58 (10.47%) API Development
26 57 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
26 57 (10.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 43 (7.76%) CMS
2 38 (6.86%) Sitecore CMS
3 37 (6.68%) MS Exchange
4 26 (4.69%) SharePoint
5 25 (4.51%) Umbraco
6 17 (3.07%) Skype for Business
7 12 (2.17%) IIS
8 7 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
9 6 (1.08%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 4 (0.72%) Confluence
10 4 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.54%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.36%) Anypoint
12 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.36%) Mule
12 2 (0.36%) Mule ESB
12 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.18%) Apache
13 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 61 (11.01%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (6.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (2.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.26%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 33 (5.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (2.35%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (1.26%) Eloqua
4 4 (0.72%) Scribe Insight
5 1 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 183 (33.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 88 (15.88%) Office 365
3 53 (9.57%) SaaS
4 37 (6.68%) Amazon AWS
5 25 (4.51%) IaaS
6 19 (3.43%) PaaS
7 17 (3.07%) Dynamics 365
8 16 (2.89%) Azure Data Factory
9 14 (2.53%) Azure Active Directory
10 8 (1.44%) Amazon S3
11 7 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (1.26%) Amazon EMR
11 7 (1.26%) Amazon Kinesis
11 7 (1.26%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (1.26%) AWS Lambda
11 7 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (1.26%) Serverless
12 6 (1.08%) GitHub
13 4 (0.72%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.51%) Firewall
2 23 (4.15%) DNS
2 23 (4.15%) VPN
3 20 (3.61%) Network Security
4 19 (3.43%) DHCP
5 16 (2.89%) TCP/IP
6 15 (2.71%) Skype
7 12 (2.17%) Internet
8 8 (1.44%) WAN
9 7 (1.26%) LAN
10 6 (1.08%) SAN
10 6 (1.08%) Unified Communications
11 5 (0.90%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (0.54%) NAS
12 3 (0.54%) NetScaler
13 2 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (0.36%) VLAN
13 2 (0.36%) VoIP
14 1 (0.18%) Cisco IOS
14 1 (0.18%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (31.41%) SQL Server
2 57 (10.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 52 (9.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (7.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 41 (7.40%) Power BI
6 38 (6.86%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (4.69%) Relational Database
8 17 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (2.89%) Cosmos DB
9 16 (2.89%) MongoDB
10 15 (2.71%) Azure SQL Database
10 15 (2.71%) SQL Server 2014
11 14 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
12 13 (2.35%) Big Data
13 12 (2.17%) Data Lake
13 12 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (1.81%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 10 (1.81%) Star Schema
15 9 (1.62%) NoSQL
16 8 (1.44%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 63 (11.37%) Visual Studio
2 37 (6.68%) Git (software)
3 28 (5.05%) webpack
4 16 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (1.81%) JIRA
5 10 (1.81%) Mercurial
6 6 (1.08%) NUnit
7 5 (0.90%) Maven
7 5 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (0.72%) ERwin
8 4 (0.72%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.72%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (0.54%) AdminStudio
9 3 (0.54%) MSI
9 3 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.36%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.36%) Protractor
10 2 (0.36%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 55 (9.93%) Finance
2 26 (4.69%) Advertising
3 16 (2.89%) Marketing
4 13 (2.35%) Retail
5 9 (1.62%) Back Office
5 9 (1.62%) Legal
6 7 (1.26%) Automotive
6 7 (1.26%) Telecoms
7 5 (0.90%) Billing
7 5 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.72%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.54%) Games
9 3 (0.54%) Law
10 2 (0.36%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.18%) Electronics
11 1 (0.18%) French Language
11 1 (0.18%) German Language
11 1 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 165 (29.78%) Developer
2 69 (12.45%) Consultant
3 62 (11.19%) .NET Developer
4 49 (8.84%) Analyst
5 44 (7.94%) Architect
6 43 (7.76%) Support Engineer
7 35 (6.32%) Applications Support
8 34 (6.14%) Software Engineer
9 33 (5.96%) C# Software Engineer
10 31 (5.60%) Senior Developer
11 28 (5.05%) Project Manager
12 26 (4.69%) .NET Software Engineer
13 25 (4.51%) Angular Developer
14 24 (4.33%) IT Support
14 24 (4.33%) Microsoft Consultant
14 24 (4.33%) Technical Consultant
15 23 (4.15%) IT Engineer
15 23 (4.15%) Support Analyst
16 21 (3.79%) JavaScript Developer
17 20 (3.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (35.74%) .NET
2 103 (18.59%) CSS
3 92 (16.61%) HTML
4 89 (16.06%) ASP.NET
5 86 (15.52%) Web Services
6 77 (13.90%) AngularJS
7 72 (13.00%) REST
8 48 (8.66%) ASP.NET MVC
9 41 (7.40%) .NET Framework
10 39 (7.04%) jQuery
11 37 (6.68%) ASP.NET Web API
12 32 (5.78%) Angular 2
13 31 (5.60%) WCF
14 23 (4.15%) Node.js
14 23 (4.15%) XML
15 21 (3.79%) React
16 18 (3.25%) SOAP
17 16 (2.89%) Vue.js
18 13 (2.35%) Entity Framework
19 11 (1.99%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 58 (10.47%) Social Media
2 44 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (5.60%) Self-Motivation
4 28 (5.05%) Data Centre
5 22 (3.97%) Management Information System
6 20 (3.61%) Mobile App
7 15 (2.71%) Driving Licence
8 12 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
9 10 (1.81%) Computer Science
10 9 (1.62%) Clustering
11 8 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.44%) NHS
12 7 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (1.26%) N-Tier
12 7 (1.26%) User Experience
13 5 (0.90%) Public Cloud
13 5 (0.90%) Virtual Team
14 2 (0.36%) Blog
14 2 (0.36%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.36%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 163 (29.42%) Windows
2 53 (9.57%) Windows Server
3 23 (4.15%) Windows 10
4 22 (3.97%) Linux
5 18 (3.25%) Windows 7
6 16 (2.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (1.62%) Windows 8
9 8 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (1.26%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.26%) Unix
10 7 (1.26%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.72%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.54%) AIX
13 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.36%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.18%) CentOS
14 1 (0.18%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (21.12%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (14.08%) MVC
3 69 (12.45%) Software Engineering
4 68 (12.27%) Web Development
5 66 (11.91%) Business Intelligence
5 66 (11.91%) Presales
6 64 (11.55%) OO
7 58 (10.47%) API Development
8 57 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
9 51 (9.21%) OOA/OOD
10 46 (8.30%) Continuous Integration
10 46 (8.30%) CRM
11 45 (8.12%) Project Management
12 41 (7.40%) Mobile Development
13 39 (7.04%) Unit Testing
14 37 (6.68%) Continuous Delivery
14 37 (6.68%) Front End Development
14 37 (6.68%) Migration
15 34 (6.14%) Scrum
16 31 (5.60%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 193 (34.84%) SQL
2 172 (31.05%) C#
3 130 (23.47%) JavaScript
4 42 (7.58%) T-SQL
5 31 (5.60%) PowerShell
6 9 (1.62%) Java
7 6 (1.08%) C
7 6 (1.08%) Objective-C
7 6 (1.08%) Python
7 6 (1.08%) VBA
8 5 (0.90%) VB.NET
9 4 (0.72%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.72%) TypeScript
9 4 (0.72%) X++
10 3 (0.54%) VB
10 3 (0.54%) VBScript
11 2 (0.36%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.36%) Java 8
12 1 (0.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.18%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (10.65%) Degree
2 49 (8.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (5.23%) Security Cleared
4 25 (4.51%) MCSE
5 17 (3.07%) SC Cleared
6 15 (2.71%) MCSA
7 13 (2.35%) DV Cleared
8 10 (1.81%) MCP
9 9 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (0.90%) Master's Degree
12 4 (0.72%) AWS Certification
13 3 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.36%) A+ Certification
14 2 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.36%) ISEB
14 2 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.36%) MCITP
14 2 (0.36%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.79%) QA
2 19 (3.43%) Data Quality
3 13 (2.35%) PMO
4 8 (1.44%) SLA
5 2 (0.36%) COBIT
5 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.36%) WAI
6 1 (0.18%) GCP
System Software
1 116 (20.94%) Active Directory
2 34 (6.14%) Hyper-V
3 24 (4.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.44%) Docker
4 8 (1.44%) HDFS
5 5 (0.90%) Firmware
6 3 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.54%) vSphere
7 2 (0.36%) vCloud
7 2 (0.36%) XenServer
8 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 51 (9.21%) SCCM
2 9 (1.62%) Microsoft Intune
2 9 (1.62%) SCOM
3 7 (1.26%) Ansible
4 6 (1.08%) WSUS
5 4 (0.72%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (0.72%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.54%) Terraform
7 2 (0.36%) CloudHub
8 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.18%) Nagios
8 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.18%) Puppet
8 1 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.18%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 68 (12.27%) Capita
2 44 (7.94%) VMware
3 39 (7.04%) Cisco
4 38 (6.86%) Sitecore
5 27 (4.87%) Oracle
6 22 (3.97%) Citrix
7 14 (2.53%) EMC
7 14 (2.53%) HP
7 14 (2.53%) Tableau
8 10 (1.81%) CheckPoint
8 10 (1.81%) Dell
8 10 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.26%) NetApp
10 6 (1.08%) Google
10 6 (1.08%) SAP
11 5 (0.90%) Symantec
12 4 (0.72%) Informatica
12 4 (0.72%) Juniper
12 4 (0.72%) Talend
12 4 (0.72%) Veeam