Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 12 4
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 124 82 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 21.34% 14.49% 16.52%
As % of the Vendors category 36.69% 39.05% 33.24%
Number of salaries quoted 66 80 98
Slough median annual salary £52,500 £36,750 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% +0.68% -18.89%
10th Percentile £25,375 £22,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £67,500 £58,750
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 338 210 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 58.18% 37.10% 49.71%
Number of salaries quoted 175 162 285
Slough median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% -9.52%
10th Percentile £28,250 £22,500 £27,350
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -

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 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Slough

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 72 (58.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (45.97%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (45.16%) Scrum
4 54 (43.55%) ETL
5 50 (40.32%) Degree
6 49 (39.52%) Enterprise Architecture
6 49 (39.52%) Data Integration
6 49 (39.52%) FMCG
6 49 (39.52%) Analytics
6 49 (39.52%) Data Engineering
6 49 (39.52%) Data Science
6 49 (39.52%) SAP BW
6 49 (39.52%) SAP
6 49 (39.52%) Data Modelling
6 49 (39.52%) Data Security
6 49 (39.52%) Data Management
7 44 (35.48%) Windows
8 37 (29.84%) Office 365
9 33 (26.61%) ERP
10 31 (25.00%) Active Directory
11 26 (20.97%) SQL
12 25 (20.16%) Windows Server
13 24 (19.35%) Citrix
14 22 (17.74%) Linux
14 22 (17.74%) VMware
14 22 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
15 21 (16.94%) Firewall
16 20 (16.13%) TCP/IP
16 20 (16.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 20 (16.13%) Windows 10

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 17 (13.71%) IIS
2 13 (10.48%) Apache
3 11 (8.87%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.23%) Confluence
5 2 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (8.87%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.23%) AutoCAD
4 2 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (4.84%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 72 (58.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (29.84%) Office 365
3 10 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.81%) IaaS
4 1 (0.81%) NuGet
4 1 (0.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.94%) Firewall
2 20 (16.13%) TCP/IP
3 16 (12.90%) LAN
3 16 (12.90%) WAN
4 13 (10.48%) DNS
5 3 (2.42%) DHCP
5 3 (2.42%) VPN
6 2 (1.61%) VLAN
7 1 (0.81%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (39.52%) SAP BW
2 16 (12.90%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.42%) ArangoDB
4 3 (2.42%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.42%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (2.42%) Power BI
4 3 (2.42%) Qlik Sense
4 3 (2.42%) QlikView
5 2 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.81%) MySQL
6 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.81%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (4.84%) JIRA
2 4 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.81%) NUnit
3 1 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (4.03%) Advertising
2 3 (2.42%) Retail
3 1 (0.81%) Banking
3 1 (0.81%) German Language
3 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (39.52%) Data Engineer
2 24 (19.35%) Senior Data Engineer
3 19 (15.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (8.87%) Analyst
4 11 (8.87%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (8.06%) Developer
6 8 (6.45%) Administrator
7 7 (5.65%) IT Administrator
7 7 (5.65%) IT Systems Administrator
7 7 (5.65%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.84%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (4.84%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.03%) AWS Engineer
9 5 (4.03%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.03%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (3.23%) Agile Development Manager
10 4 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (3.23%) Capacity Analyst
10 4 (3.23%) Development Manager
10 4 (3.23%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.65%) .NET
2 5 (4.03%) ASP.NET
2 5 (4.03%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (3.23%) Angular 2
3 4 (3.23%) AngularJS
3 4 (3.23%) Web Services
4 3 (2.42%) .NET Core
4 3 (2.42%) Akka.NET
4 3 (2.42%) ASP.NET Core
4 3 (2.42%) EDI
4 3 (2.42%) JSON
4 3 (2.42%) RESTful
4 3 (2.42%) SOAP
4 3 (2.42%) XML
5 1 (0.81%) Akka
5 1 (0.81%) Middleware
5 1 (0.81%) REST
5 1 (0.81%) WCF
5 1 (0.81%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 49 (39.52%) FMCG
2 10 (8.06%) Hybrid Cloud
2 10 (8.06%) Management Information System
3 9 (7.26%) Driving Licence
4 5 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.03%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.23%) Fintech
6 3 (2.42%) EPoS
6 3 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.81%) Clustering
8 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 44 (35.48%) Windows
2 25 (20.16%) Windows Server
3 22 (17.74%) Linux
4 20 (16.13%) Windows 10
5 13 (10.48%) Windows 7
6 11 (8.87%) Windows 8
6 11 (8.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (8.06%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (45.97%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (45.16%) Scrum
3 54 (43.55%) ETL
4 49 (39.52%) Analytics
4 49 (39.52%) Data Engineering
4 49 (39.52%) Data Integration
4 49 (39.52%) Data Management
4 49 (39.52%) Data Modelling
4 49 (39.52%) Data Science
4 49 (39.52%) Data Security
4 49 (39.52%) Enterprise Architecture
5 33 (26.61%) ERP
6 20 (16.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 15 (12.10%) DevOps
8 12 (9.68%) ITIL
9 11 (8.87%) Information Security
10 10 (8.06%) Configuration Management
10 10 (8.06%) CRM
11 9 (7.26%) Mentoring
12 8 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 26 (20.97%) SQL
2 19 (15.32%) PowerShell
3 14 (11.29%) T-SQL
4 12 (9.68%) C#
5 10 (8.06%) Bash Shell
5 10 (8.06%) PHP
5 10 (8.06%) Python
6 5 (4.03%) C
7 1 (0.81%) VB
7 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 50 (40.32%) Degree
2 11 (8.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.81%) CNE
4 1 (0.81%) MCP
4 1 (0.81%) MCSA
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.81%) Novell Certification
4 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.29%) SLA
2 3 (2.42%) QA
System Software
1 31 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.06%) Hyper-V
4 9 (7.26%) XenApp
4 9 (7.26%) XenDesktop
5 8 (6.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (8.06%) Terraform
2 2 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 49 (39.52%) SAP
2 24 (19.35%) Citrix
3 22 (17.74%) VMware
4 8 (6.45%) Cisco
5 4 (3.23%) Remedy
6 3 (2.42%) Google
6 3 (2.42%) Sage
7 2 (1.61%) Symantec
8 1 (0.81%) Apple