Period
to 25 April 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 25 April 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 > Slough
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 4 7
Rank change year-on-year -12 +3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 67 120 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 13.48% 19.26% 14.82%
As % of the Vendors category 29.13% 37.27% 30.12%
Number of salaries quoted 58 115 163
Slough median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.33% -7.41% -10.00%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,825 £63,750 £64,000
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 Slough.

All Vendors
Slough
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 230 322 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 46.28% 51.69% 49.22%
Number of salaries quoted 186 275 490
Slough median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.81% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,950 £27,425
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Slough

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Slough.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Slough

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Slough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Slough over the 6 months to 25 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Slough

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Slough region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 46 (68.66%) Windows
2 28 (41.79%) SQL
2 28 (41.79%) Windows Server
3 25 (37.31%) SQL Server
4 21 (31.34%) CSS
5 19 (28.36%) HTML
6 18 (26.87%) .NET
7 17 (25.37%) Microsoft Office
7 17 (25.37%) Degree
7 17 (25.37%) QA
8 16 (23.88%) Active Directory
9 15 (22.39%) C#
9 15 (22.39%) XML
10 14 (20.90%) ERP
11 12 (17.91%) Middleware
11 12 (17.91%) System Testing
11 12 (17.91%) Android
11 12 (17.91%) Software Testing
11 12 (17.91%) Apple iOS
11 12 (17.91%) Office 365
11 12 (17.91%) Mobile App
12 11 (16.42%) VMware
13 10 (14.93%) MVC
13 10 (14.93%) Citrix
13 10 (14.93%) JavaScript
13 10 (14.93%) Windows 7
13 10 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (14.93%) Windows 10
14 9 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 4 (5.97%) Apache Pig
1 4 (5.97%) MS Project Server
2 3 (4.48%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.99%) Confluence
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.49%) IIS
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (25.37%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (11.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (5.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.91%) Office 365
2 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.96%) DHCP
2 6 (8.96%) DNS
2 6 (8.96%) LAN
2 6 (8.96%) WAN
3 5 (7.46%) 4G
4 4 (5.97%) 2G
4 4 (5.97%) 3G
4 4 (5.97%) Broadband
4 4 (5.97%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (5.97%) Ethernet
4 4 (5.97%) Firewall
4 4 (5.97%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (4.48%) VLAN
6 2 (2.99%) Intranet
6 2 (2.99%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (2.99%) SAN
6 2 (2.99%) Wireless
7 1 (1.49%) Internet
7 1 (1.49%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (37.31%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.94%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (5.97%) Big Data
4 4 (5.97%) Hadoop
4 4 (5.97%) Pentaho
4 4 (5.97%) QlikView
4 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (5.97%) Star Schema
5 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.99%) ArangoDB
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) JIRA
1 6 (8.96%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (8.96%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.46%) SpecFlow
3 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (10.45%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Back Office
2 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.49%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (19.40%) Developer
2 12 (17.91%) Applications Support
3 9 (13.43%) IT Support
4 7 (10.45%) .NET Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Analyst
5 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (8.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (8.96%) C# Developer
5 6 (8.96%) IT Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) QA Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) QA Test Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Support Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Field Support Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Hardware Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) IT Support Manager
7 4 (5.97%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (31.34%) CSS
2 19 (28.36%) HTML
3 18 (26.87%) .NET
4 15 (22.39%) XML
5 12 (17.91%) Middleware
6 8 (11.94%) jQuery
7 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET
7 7 (10.45%) Web Services
8 6 (8.96%) JSON
9 5 (7.46%) Gherkin
9 5 (7.46%) HTML5
10 4 (5.97%) Ajax
10 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (5.97%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (5.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (5.97%) WinForms
11 3 (4.48%) .NET Core
11 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET Core
11 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (4.48%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) Mobile App
2 6 (8.96%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.97%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.48%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.49%) Clustering
5 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.49%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 46 (68.66%) Windows
2 28 (41.79%) Windows Server
3 12 (17.91%) Android
3 12 (17.91%) Apple iOS
4 10 (14.93%) Windows 10
4 10 (14.93%) Windows 7
4 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (13.43%) Windows 8
6 6 (8.96%) Linux
7 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.90%) ERP
2 12 (17.91%) Software Testing
2 12 (17.91%) System Testing
3 10 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (14.93%) MVC
4 9 (13.43%) Kanban
4 9 (13.43%) Project Management
4 9 (13.43%) Scrum
5 8 (11.94%) Analytics
5 8 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (11.94%) OO
6 7 (10.45%) ITIL
6 7 (10.45%) Web Development
7 6 (8.96%) Customer Requirements
7 6 (8.96%) Release Management
8 5 (7.46%) IT Strategy
8 5 (7.46%) OpenUP
8 5 (7.46%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.97%) Network Design
9 4 (5.97%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 28 (41.79%) SQL
2 15 (22.39%) C#
3 10 (14.93%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.43%) VB.NET
5 6 (8.96%) Java
6 4 (5.97%) Python
6 4 (5.97%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.48%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.99%) PHP
8 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (25.37%) Degree
2 4 (5.97%) HNC
2 4 (5.97%) HND
2 4 (5.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.49%) CCNA
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.49%) CISSP
4 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.49%) MCITP
4 1 (1.49%) MCTS
4 1 (1.49%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (25.37%) QA
2 9 (13.43%) SLA
3 2 (2.99%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (23.88%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.96%) XenApp
3 6 (8.96%) XenDesktop
4 4 (5.97%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.49%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.49%) vCloud
6 1 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.49%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) SCCM
2 3 (4.48%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.99%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.49%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.49%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 11 (16.42%) VMware
2 10 (14.93%) Citrix
3 5 (7.46%) Cisco
4 4 (5.97%) Apple
4 4 (5.97%) Birst
4 4 (5.97%) Cognos
4 4 (5.97%) Ericsson
4 4 (5.97%) Informatica
4 4 (5.97%) Intel
4 4 (5.97%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (5.97%) Nokia
4 4 (5.97%) Tableau
5 3 (4.48%) Canon
5 3 (4.48%) Forcepoint
5 3 (4.48%) MobileIron
5 3 (4.48%) Polycom
5 3 (4.48%) Symantec
6 2 (2.99%) Google
6 2 (2.99%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.99%) Veeam