Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 5 11
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 82 144 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 15.92% 20.48% 13.01%
As % of the Vendors category 31.18% 44.17% 27.03%
Number of salaries quoted 72 150 139
Slough median annual salary £39,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.22% +5.88% -15.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,250 £22,700
90th Percentile £59,000 £63,750 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -1.16%

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 263 326 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 51.07% 46.37% 48.14%
Number of salaries quoted 217 295 435
Slough median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £30,700
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £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 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 59 (71.95%) Windows
2 44 (53.66%) Active Directory
3 26 (31.71%) Windows Server
4 25 (30.49%) Microsoft Office
5 23 (28.05%) VMware
5 23 (28.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (25.61%) Citrix
7 20 (24.39%) Windows 7
8 18 (21.95%) Windows 8
9 17 (20.73%) Windows 10
9 17 (20.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (19.51%) SQL Server
11 15 (18.29%) Office 365
12 14 (17.07%) .NET
12 14 (17.07%) SQL
13 13 (15.85%) HTML
13 13 (15.85%) ITIL
13 13 (15.85%) XenApp
14 12 (14.63%) XenDesktop
14 12 (14.63%) Incident Management
14 12 (14.63%) TCP/IP
14 12 (14.63%) DHCP
15 11 (13.41%) DNS
15 11 (13.41%) SLA
15 11 (13.41%) Remedy
15 11 (13.41%) C#
16 10 (12.20%) Firewall
16 10 (12.20%) JavaScript
16 10 (12.20%) Web Services
16 10 (12.20%) Apple

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 5 (6.10%) IIS
1 5 (6.10%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.66%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (3.66%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (3.66%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.44%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.22%) JBoss
Applications
1 25 (30.49%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.22%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.29%) Office 365
2 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.63%) DHCP
1 12 (14.63%) TCP/IP
2 11 (13.41%) DNS
3 10 (12.20%) Firewall
4 9 (10.98%) LAN
4 9 (10.98%) WAN
5 7 (8.54%) Ethernet
6 6 (7.32%) 4G
6 6 (7.32%) Broadband
7 5 (6.10%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (6.10%) Intranet
7 5 (6.10%) VLAN
8 4 (4.88%) 2G
8 4 (4.88%) 3G
8 4 (4.88%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (3.66%) Internet
9 3 (3.66%) NAS
9 3 (3.66%) SAN
10 1 (1.22%) FTP
10 1 (1.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (8.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (8.54%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (7.32%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (7.32%) Automotive
2 5 (6.10%) Back Office
2 5 (6.10%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Retail
2 5 (6.10%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.66%) Advertising
4 2 (2.44%) Legal
4 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.44%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 18 (21.95%) Analyst
2 11 (13.41%) Developer
2 11 (13.41%) IT Support
2 11 (13.41%) Support Engineer
3 10 (12.20%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (8.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (7.32%) C# Developer
5 6 (7.32%) IT Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) IT Manager
5 6 (7.32%) IT Support Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (6.10%) Azure Architect
6 5 (6.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (6.10%) Cloud Architect
6 5 (6.10%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 5 (6.10%) IT Support Manager
6 5 (6.10%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (6.10%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.07%) .NET
2 13 (15.85%) HTML
3 10 (12.20%) Web Services
4 8 (9.76%) ASP.NET
4 8 (9.76%) CSS
5 7 (8.54%) Ajax
5 7 (8.54%) HTML5
6 6 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 6 (7.32%) jQuery
6 6 (7.32%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (3.66%) WCF
8 2 (2.44%) .NET Core
8 2 (2.44%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.44%) XML
9 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.22%) Entity Framework
9 1 (1.22%) LESS
9 1 (1.22%) REST
9 1 (1.22%) Sass
9 1 (1.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.32%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (6.10%) Driving Licence
3 5 (6.10%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.66%) Clustering
5 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.22%) Replication
5 1 (1.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 59 (71.95%) Windows
2 26 (31.71%) Windows Server
3 20 (24.39%) Windows 7
4 18 (21.95%) Windows 8
5 17 (20.73%) Windows 10
5 17 (20.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (7.32%) Linux
7 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.85%) ITIL
2 12 (14.63%) Incident Management
3 7 (8.54%) MVC
3 7 (8.54%) OO
4 6 (7.32%) Data Security
4 6 (7.32%) IT Strategy
4 6 (7.32%) Multithreading
4 6 (7.32%) Network Management
4 6 (7.32%) Unit Testing
5 5 (6.10%) Customer Engagement
5 5 (6.10%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (6.10%) OpenUP
5 5 (6.10%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (4.88%) Network Design
6 4 (4.88%) PRINCE2
6 4 (4.88%) Web Development
7 3 (3.66%) CRM
7 3 (3.66%) Project Planning
7 3 (3.66%) SDLC
7 3 (3.66%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.07%) SQL
2 11 (13.41%) C#
3 10 (12.20%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.10%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.66%) Java
5 3 (3.66%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.44%) C++
6 2 (2.44%) PHP
7 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (9.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (6.10%) DBS Check
2 5 (6.10%) Degree
3 4 (4.88%) HNC
3 4 (4.88%) HND
4 3 (3.66%) APMP
5 1 (1.22%) CCNA
5 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.22%) CISSP
5 1 (1.22%) GNVQ
5 1 (1.22%) MCITP
5 1 (1.22%) MCP
5 1 (1.22%) MCTS
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.22%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.41%) SLA
2 1 (1.22%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (53.66%) Active Directory
2 23 (28.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (15.85%) XenApp
4 12 (14.63%) XenDesktop
5 5 (6.10%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.66%) Terminal Server
7 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.22%) vCloud
8 1 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.22%) VMware NSX
8 1 (1.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (2.44%) SCCM
4 1 (1.22%) PowerCLI
4 1 (1.22%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 23 (28.05%) VMware
2 21 (25.61%) Citrix
3 11 (13.41%) Remedy
4 10 (12.20%) Apple
5 7 (8.54%) Cisco
6 5 (6.10%) Forcepoint
6 5 (6.10%) Polycom
6 5 (6.10%) Symantec
7 4 (4.88%) Ericsson
7 4 (4.88%) Intel
7 4 (4.88%) Nokia
8 3 (3.66%) Canon
8 3 (3.66%) MobileIron
9 2 (2.44%) HP
9 2 (2.44%) Oracle
10 1 (1.22%) Dell
10 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.22%) SAP
10 1 (1.22%) Veeam
10 1 (1.22%) WatchGuard