Period
to 24 September 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 24 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 > Slough
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 11 8
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 120 113 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 20.30% 17.15% 14.03%
As % of the Vendors category 37.15% 43.80% 28.54%
Number of salaries quoted 101 114 131
Slough median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% -15.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,750 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% 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 323 258 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 54.65% 39.15% 49.16%
Number of salaries quoted 239 218 386
Slough median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% - -5.94%
10th Percentile £26,000 £29,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £74,250 £68,750 £72,500
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 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 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 Slough region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 70 (58.33%) Windows
2 59 (49.17%) Active Directory
3 36 (30.00%) VMware
3 36 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (29.17%) Windows Server
5 34 (28.33%) Citrix
6 31 (25.83%) Office 365
7 30 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 28 (23.33%) Windows 8
9 27 (22.50%) Windows 10
9 27 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (19.17%) ITIL
10 23 (19.17%) Microsoft Office
10 23 (19.17%) Microsoft Azure
11 22 (18.33%) XenApp
11 22 (18.33%) SLA
11 22 (18.33%) Data Security
11 22 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (17.50%) XenDesktop
12 21 (17.50%) Degree
13 20 (16.67%) Scrum
13 20 (16.67%) SQL Server
14 18 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 17 (14.17%) SAP
15 17 (14.17%) SQL
15 17 (14.17%) ETL
16 16 (13.33%) Data Modelling
16 16 (13.33%) SAP BW
16 16 (13.33%) C#
16 16 (13.33%) Data Management

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 12 (10.00%) IIS
2 8 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.50%) Apache
4 3 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.67%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.83%) JBoss
Applications
1 23 (19.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.83%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 31 (25.83%) Office 365
2 23 (19.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.67%) LAN
1 14 (11.67%) TCP/IP
1 14 (11.67%) WAN
2 13 (10.83%) DHCP
3 12 (10.00%) DNS
3 12 (10.00%) Firewall
4 7 (5.83%) Ethernet
4 7 (5.83%) VLAN
5 6 (5.00%) Broadband
6 5 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (4.17%) Intranet
7 4 (3.33%) VPN
8 3 (2.50%) Internet
8 3 (2.50%) NAS
8 3 (2.50%) SAN
9 2 (1.67%) 4G
10 1 (0.83%) FTP
10 1 (0.83%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.33%) SAP BW
3 9 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (5.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.83%) Power BI
8 1 (0.83%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.83%) QlikView
8 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 8 (6.67%) Retail
2 6 (5.00%) Automotive
3 5 (4.17%) Advertising
3 5 (4.17%) Back Office
3 5 (4.17%) Finance
3 5 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.67%) Legal
4 2 (1.67%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (20.83%) Analyst
2 16 (13.33%) Data Engineer
3 15 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 11 (9.17%) Developer
4 11 (9.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (9.17%) Support Engineer
5 10 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 9 (7.50%) IT Support
6 9 (7.50%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 8 (6.67%) Senior Data Engineer
8 6 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 6 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (5.00%) C# Developer
8 6 (5.00%) IT Manager
9 5 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (4.17%) Architect
9 5 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (4.17%) Consultant
9 5 (4.17%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.67%) .NET
1 14 (11.67%) Web Services
2 12 (10.00%) HTML
3 8 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 8 (6.67%) CSS
4 7 (5.83%) Ajax
4 7 (5.83%) HTML5
5 6 (5.00%) AngularJS
5 6 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (5.00%) jQuery
5 6 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (3.33%) Angular 2
7 3 (2.50%) WCF
8 2 (1.67%) .NET Core
8 2 (1.67%) XML
9 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.83%) LESS
9 1 (0.83%) Sass
9 1 (0.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.33%) FMCG
2 9 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.17%) Driving Licence
4 5 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (3.33%) Fintech
6 3 (2.50%) Clustering
6 3 (2.50%) EPoS
7 2 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.83%) Replication
8 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 70 (58.33%) Windows
2 35 (29.17%) Windows Server
3 30 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 28 (23.33%) Windows 8
5 27 (22.50%) Windows 10
5 27 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.17%) Linux
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.17%) ITIL
2 22 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (18.33%) Data Security
3 20 (16.67%) Scrum
4 17 (14.17%) ETL
5 16 (13.33%) Analytics
5 16 (13.33%) Data Engineering
5 16 (13.33%) Data Integration
5 16 (13.33%) Data Management
5 16 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 16 (13.33%) Data Science
5 16 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 16 (13.33%) Incident Management
6 13 (10.83%) ERP
7 12 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 9 (7.50%) Mentoring
9 7 (5.83%) IT Strategy
9 7 (5.83%) MVC
9 7 (5.83%) OO
10 6 (5.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.17%) SQL
2 16 (13.33%) C#
3 10 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.33%) C
6 2 (1.67%) C++
6 2 (1.67%) Java
7 1 (0.83%) PHP
7 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (17.50%) Degree
2 18 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (4.17%) DBS Check
4 3 (2.50%) APMP
5 1 (0.83%) GNVQ
5 1 (0.83%) MCP
5 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (18.33%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (49.17%) Active Directory
2 36 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (18.33%) XenApp
4 21 (17.50%) XenDesktop
5 5 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.50%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (5.83%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 36 (30.00%) VMware
2 34 (28.33%) Citrix
3 17 (14.17%) SAP
4 15 (12.50%) Remedy
5 10 (8.33%) Apple
6 7 (5.83%) Symantec
7 6 (5.00%) Cisco
8 5 (4.17%) Forcepoint
8 5 (4.17%) Polycom
9 3 (2.50%) Canon
9 3 (2.50%) MobileIron
9 3 (2.50%) Sage
10 2 (1.67%) HP
10 2 (1.67%) Intel
10 2 (1.67%) Oracle
11 1 (0.83%) Dell
11 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.83%) WatchGuard