Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 7 4
Rank change year-on-year -3 -3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 113 123 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 16.24% 15.30% 16.14%
As % of the Vendors category 42.32% 31.30% 35.62%
Number of salaries quoted 113 100 170
Slough median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £22,500 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,500 £67,500 £70,125
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%

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 267 393 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 38.36% 48.88% 45.30%
Number of salaries quoted 219 330 486
Slough median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,100 £31,250 £26,125
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £82,500
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +1.01% +10.00%

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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Slough

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Slough region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 55 (48.67%) SQL
2 47 (41.59%) Windows
3 45 (39.82%) SQL Server
4 36 (31.86%) .NET
5 35 (30.97%) CSS
6 31 (27.43%) HTML
7 30 (26.55%) C#
8 29 (25.66%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (22.12%) Windows Server
10 24 (21.24%) Microsoft Excel
10 24 (21.24%) JavaScript
10 24 (21.24%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (21.24%) Degree
11 23 (20.35%) Scrum
11 23 (20.35%) Active Directory
12 22 (19.47%) Microsoft Office
13 21 (18.58%) Finance
13 21 (18.58%) QA
14 20 (17.70%) XML
14 20 (17.70%) Windows Server 2012
15 19 (16.81%) SQL Server 2012
16 18 (15.93%) Hyper-V
16 18 (15.93%) .NET Framework
16 18 (15.93%) jQuery
16 18 (15.93%) JSON
17 17 (15.04%) Software Testing
17 17 (15.04%) Project Management
17 17 (15.04%) MVC
17 17 (15.04%) Windows Server 2008
18 16 (14.16%) Analytics

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 13 (11.50%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.85%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (7.96%) Apache
3 9 (7.96%) MS Project Server
3 9 (7.96%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.31%) Apache Pig
5 5 (4.42%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.65%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.77%) IIS
7 2 (1.77%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.88%) Confluence
8 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
Applications
1 24 (21.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (19.47%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (13.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (10.62%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (8.85%) MS Visio
6 5 (4.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.42%) Office 365
3 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.88%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.39%) DNS
1 14 (12.39%) Firewall
2 12 (10.62%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (10.62%) DHCP
2 12 (10.62%) LAN
2 12 (10.62%) WAN
3 11 (9.73%) HTTP
3 11 (9.73%) MPLS
3 11 (9.73%) VPN
4 10 (8.85%) TCP/IP
5 9 (7.96%) Cisco PIX
5 9 (7.96%) Remote Desktop
5 9 (7.96%) VLAN
6 4 (3.54%) Internet
7 3 (2.65%) Network Security
7 3 (2.65%) SAN
7 3 (2.65%) Skype
8 2 (1.77%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.77%) Multicast
8 2 (1.77%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (39.82%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (12.39%) QlikView
4 13 (11.50%) Big Data
4 13 (11.50%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (10.62%) MySQL
6 11 (9.73%) Hadoop
6 11 (9.73%) NoSQL
6 11 (9.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (8.85%) MongoDB
8 9 (7.96%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (5.31%) Pentaho
9 6 (5.31%) Power BI
9 6 (5.31%) Star Schema
10 5 (4.42%) Apache Hive
10 5 (4.42%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (4.42%) DB2
10 5 (4.42%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (4.42%) Qlik Sense
10 5 (4.42%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (9.73%) Visual Studio
2 10 (8.85%) JIRA
3 6 (5.31%) SpecFlow
3 6 (5.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.77%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.88%) Moq
5 1 (0.88%) NUnit
General
1 21 (18.58%) Finance
2 12 (10.62%) Telecoms
3 9 (7.96%) Back Office
4 8 (7.08%) Electronics
4 8 (7.08%) Manufacturing
4 8 (7.08%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Advertising
5 1 (0.88%) Law
5 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (30.97%) Developer
2 15 (13.27%) .NET Developer
3 14 (12.39%) Applications Support
4 13 (11.50%) Analyst
5 10 (8.85%) C# Developer
5 10 (8.85%) Support Analyst
5 10 (8.85%) Web Developer
6 9 (7.96%) Administrator
6 9 (7.96%) Linux Administrator
6 9 (7.96%) Linux Support
6 9 (7.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 9 (7.96%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (7.96%) Senior Developer
6 9 (7.96%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 9 (7.96%) Senior Linux Support
6 9 (7.96%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 9 (7.96%) Senior Support Analyst
6 9 (7.96%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 9 (7.96%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (7.96%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (31.86%) .NET
2 35 (30.97%) CSS
3 31 (27.43%) HTML
4 20 (17.70%) XML
5 18 (15.93%) .NET Framework
5 18 (15.93%) jQuery
5 18 (15.93%) JSON
6 16 (14.16%) ASP.NET
7 11 (9.73%) Middleware
8 10 (8.85%) RabbitMQ
9 9 (7.96%) D3.js
9 9 (7.96%) LESS
10 8 (7.08%) Ajax
10 8 (7.08%) AngularJS
10 8 (7.08%) Web Services
11 7 (6.19%) MSMQ
12 6 (5.31%) Gherkin
13 5 (4.42%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (4.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (4.42%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.73%) Mobile App
2 9 (7.96%) Mainframe
3 8 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.42%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.42%) User Experience
5 4 (3.54%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.54%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.65%) Clustering
6 3 (2.65%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.65%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.77%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.77%) RIA
8 1 (0.88%) Replication
8 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 47 (41.59%) Windows
2 25 (22.12%) Windows Server
3 20 (17.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (15.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (14.16%) Linux
6 13 (11.50%) Android
7 12 (10.62%) Apple iOS
8 10 (8.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (6.19%) Windows 7
10 5 (4.42%) Windows 10
10 5 (4.42%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.77%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.77%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.66%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (21.24%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (20.35%) Scrum
4 17 (15.04%) MVC
4 17 (15.04%) Project Management
4 17 (15.04%) Software Testing
5 16 (14.16%) Analytics
5 16 (14.16%) Mentoring
5 16 (14.16%) OO
5 16 (14.16%) System Testing
6 15 (13.27%) Web Development
7 12 (10.62%) Kanban
8 11 (9.73%) Data Modelling
8 11 (9.73%) ERP
9 10 (8.85%) B2B
10 9 (7.96%) Visualisation
11 8 (7.08%) Customer Requirements
11 8 (7.08%) DevOps
11 8 (7.08%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (7.08%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 55 (48.67%) SQL
2 30 (26.55%) C#
3 24 (21.24%) JavaScript
4 16 (14.16%) VB.NET
5 7 (6.19%) Python
5 7 (6.19%) TypeScript
6 6 (5.31%) Java
6 6 (5.31%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.65%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.65%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.88%) VB
8 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (21.24%) Degree
2 13 (11.50%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (8.85%) CCNA
4 8 (7.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (3.54%) MCSE
6 3 (2.65%) CCNP
6 3 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.65%) MCSA
7 2 (1.77%) CCIE
7 2 (1.77%) MCP
7 2 (1.77%) MCTS
8 1 (0.88%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.88%) CCENT
8 1 (0.88%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (18.58%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) HL7
System Software
1 23 (20.35%) Active Directory
2 18 (15.93%) Hyper-V
3 12 (10.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (7.96%) KVM
4 9 (7.96%) Terminal Services
4 9 (7.96%) VMware Workstation
4 9 (7.96%) XenApp
4 9 (7.96%) XenServer
5 6 (5.31%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.88%) Firmware
6 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (7.96%) WSUS
1 9 (7.96%) ZABBIX
2 4 (3.54%) SCVMM
3 2 (1.77%) SCCM
4 1 (0.88%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 16 (14.16%) Cisco
2 15 (13.27%) VMware
3 11 (9.73%) Citrix
3 11 (9.73%) Cognos
3 11 (9.73%) Oracle
3 11 (9.73%) Tableau
4 9 (7.96%) F5
4 9 (7.96%) McAfee
5 8 (7.08%) SAP
6 6 (5.31%) Birst
6 6 (5.31%) Informatica
6 6 (5.31%) MicroStrategy
7 5 (4.42%) HP
8 3 (2.65%) Apple
8 3 (2.65%) Avaya
8 3 (2.65%) Dell
8 3 (2.65%) Jaspersoft
9 2 (1.77%) Juniper
10 1 (0.88%) EMC
10 1 (0.88%) NetApp