Period
to 14 November 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 14 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 > Slough
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 9 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 132 118 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 20.34% 16.93% 15.31%
As % of the Vendors category 36.57% 43.87% 31.68%
Number of salaries quoted 90 123 110
Slough median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +2.86% -7.89%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,800 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £67,500
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 Slough.

All Vendors
Slough
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 361 269 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 55.62% 38.59% 48.33%
Number of salaries quoted 220 223 343
Slough median annual salary £46,750 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% -10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £25,975 £27,800 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +2.04%

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 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Slough

For the 6 months to 14 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 Slough region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 54 (40.91%) Windows
2 53 (40.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (39.39%) Active Directory
4 47 (35.61%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (34.85%) ETL
6 45 (34.09%) Scrum
7 44 (33.33%) Degree
8 41 (31.06%) Enterprise Architecture
8 41 (31.06%) FMCG
8 41 (31.06%) Data Integration
8 41 (31.06%) Analytics
8 41 (31.06%) Data Engineering
8 41 (31.06%) Data Security
8 41 (31.06%) Data Management
8 41 (31.06%) Data Modelling
8 41 (31.06%) SAP BW
8 41 (31.06%) SAP
8 41 (31.06%) Data Science
9 29 (21.97%) ERP
9 29 (21.97%) Citrix
10 28 (21.21%) Office 365
11 25 (18.94%) VMware Infrastructure
11 25 (18.94%) VMware
12 24 (18.18%) Windows Server
13 21 (15.91%) Microsoft Office
13 21 (15.91%) Windows 7
14 20 (15.15%) SQL
15 18 (13.64%) ITIL
15 18 (13.64%) SLA
15 18 (13.64%) Windows 8

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 (9.85%) IIS
2 7 (5.30%) Apache
3 4 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.76%) JBoss
5 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (15.91%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.27%) AutoCAD
2 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 53 (40.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (21.21%) Office 365
3 5 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.36%) LAN
1 15 (11.36%) WAN
2 13 (9.85%) Firewall
3 11 (8.33%) DNS
4 9 (6.82%) TCP/IP
5 8 (6.06%) DHCP
6 4 (3.03%) VLAN
6 4 (3.03%) VPN
7 2 (1.52%) Broadband
7 2 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.76%) 4G
8 1 (0.76%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.76%) FTP
8 1 (0.76%) Intranet
8 1 (0.76%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.76%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (31.06%) SAP BW
2 16 (12.12%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (2.27%) Power BI
4 3 (2.27%) Qlik Sense
4 3 (2.27%) QlikView
4 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.76%) Star Schema
General
1 8 (6.06%) Retail
2 6 (4.55%) Automotive
3 4 (3.03%) Advertising
4 2 (1.52%) Back Office
4 2 (1.52%) Finance
5 1 (0.76%) Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 41 (31.06%) Data Engineer
2 22 (16.67%) Analyst
3 20 (15.15%) Senior Data Engineer
4 14 (10.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (6.82%) Developer
6 9 (6.82%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.30%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 7 (5.30%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (4.55%) Architect
9 5 (3.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 5 (3.79%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (3.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (3.79%) Azure Architect
9 5 (3.79%) Cloud Architect
9 5 (3.79%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (3.79%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (3.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (3.79%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.30%) Web Services
2 6 (4.55%) AngularJS
3 5 (3.79%) .NET
3 5 (3.79%) HTML
4 4 (3.03%) Angular 2
4 4 (3.03%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.03%) CSS
5 3 (2.27%) Ajax
5 3 (2.27%) HTML5
5 3 (2.27%) jQuery
6 2 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (1.52%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (1.52%) XML
7 1 (0.76%) .NET Core
7 1 (0.76%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.76%) LESS
7 1 (0.76%) REST
7 1 (0.76%) Sass
7 1 (0.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 41 (31.06%) FMCG
2 9 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.79%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.79%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.79%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.03%) Fintech
4 4 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.27%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.27%) EPoS
6 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.76%) Clustering
7 1 (0.76%) Replication
7 1 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 54 (40.91%) Windows
2 24 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 21 (15.91%) Windows 7
4 18 (13.64%) Windows 8
4 18 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (12.88%) Windows 10
6 6 (4.55%) Linux
7 4 (3.03%) CentOS
8 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (35.61%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (34.85%) ETL
3 45 (34.09%) Scrum
4 41 (31.06%) Analytics
4 41 (31.06%) Data Engineering
4 41 (31.06%) Data Integration
4 41 (31.06%) Data Management
4 41 (31.06%) Data Modelling
4 41 (31.06%) Data Science
4 41 (31.06%) Data Security
4 41 (31.06%) Enterprise Architecture
5 29 (21.97%) ERP
6 18 (13.64%) ITIL
7 16 (12.12%) Incident Management
8 15 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 9 (6.82%) Mentoring
10 8 (6.06%) DevOps
11 6 (4.55%) Project Planning
12 5 (3.79%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (3.79%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.15%) SQL
2 10 (7.58%) C#
3 9 (6.82%) T-SQL
4 5 (3.79%) C
4 5 (3.79%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.03%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.03%) PHP
5 4 (3.03%) Python
6 2 (1.52%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.76%) Java
7 1 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (33.33%) Degree
2 15 (11.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (2.27%) APMP
3 3 (2.27%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.76%) GNVQ
4 1 (0.76%) MCP
4 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (39.39%) Active Directory
2 25 (18.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (12.12%) XenApp
4 15 (11.36%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.03%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (3.03%) Terraform
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 41 (31.06%) SAP
2 29 (21.97%) Citrix
3 25 (18.94%) VMware
4 15 (11.36%) Remedy
5 5 (3.79%) Apple
6 4 (3.03%) Symantec
7 3 (2.27%) Cisco
7 3 (2.27%) Sage
8 2 (1.52%) Forcepoint
8 2 (1.52%) HP
8 2 (1.52%) Polycom
9 1 (0.76%) Dell
9 1 (0.76%) WatchGuard