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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 13 5
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 76 65 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 21.11% 12.82% 19.62%
As % of the Vendors category 47.20% 26.10% 40.65%
Number of salaries quoted 70 59 83
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £68,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Slough
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 161 249 278
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 44.72% 49.11% 48.26%
Number of salaries quoted 145 222 213
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,450 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Slough

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 85 (58.62%) SQL
2 73 (50.34%) SQL Server
3 60 (41.38%) Windows
4 41 (28.28%) .NET
5 40 (27.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 39 (26.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (26.21%) C#
7 38 (26.21%) Active Directory
8 36 (24.83%) JavaScript
9 35 (24.14%) HTML
9 35 (24.14%) CSS
9 35 (24.14%) XML
10 34 (23.45%) Windows Server
11 32 (22.07%) Firewall
12 31 (21.38%) Finance
12 31 (21.38%) MS Exchange
12 31 (21.38%) Windows Server 2008
13 28 (19.31%) ASP.NET
13 28 (19.31%) Linux
14 26 (17.93%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (17.93%) Cisco Certification
15 25 (17.24%) DNS
15 25 (17.24%) DHCP
15 25 (17.24%) .NET Framework
15 25 (17.24%) Hyper-V
16 24 (16.55%) SQL Server 2008
17 23 (15.86%) Web Development
17 23 (15.86%) Back Office
17 23 (15.86%) OO
17 23 (15.86%) MySQL

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 31 (21.38%) MS Exchange
2 17 (11.72%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (8.28%) Apache
4 12 (8.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (8.28%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.38%) IIS
5 2 (1.38%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.69%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 16 (11.03%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (9.66%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.38%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (7.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.38%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.59%) Office 365
2 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.07%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (22.07%) Firewall
2 25 (17.24%) DHCP
2 25 (17.24%) DNS
3 16 (11.03%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (11.03%) HTTP
3 16 (11.03%) Network Security
3 16 (11.03%) TCP/IP
4 15 (10.34%) VPN
5 13 (8.97%) LAN
5 13 (8.97%) WAN
6 12 (8.28%) Cisco PIX
6 12 (8.28%) MPLS
6 12 (8.28%) Remote Desktop
6 12 (8.28%) SAN
6 12 (8.28%) VLAN
7 11 (7.59%) NAS
7 11 (7.59%) SMTP
7 11 (7.59%) SNMP
7 11 (7.59%) VoIP
8 2 (1.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (50.34%) SQL Server
2 40 (27.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 24 (16.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (15.86%) MySQL
5 20 (13.79%) QlikView
6 17 (11.72%) NoSQL
7 16 (11.03%) MongoDB
8 15 (10.34%) Power BI
9 14 (9.66%) Apache Hive
9 14 (9.66%) Big Data
9 14 (9.66%) BusinessObjects
9 14 (9.66%) DB2
9 14 (9.66%) Hadoop
9 14 (9.66%) Oracle Reports
9 14 (9.66%) Qlik Sense
10 12 (8.28%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (8.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (8.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (6.90%) Relational Database
12 7 (4.83%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (7.59%) WinDbg
2 7 (4.83%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
General
1 31 (21.38%) Finance
2 23 (15.86%) Back Office
3 16 (11.03%) Marketing
4 14 (9.66%) Telecoms
5 13 (8.97%) Manufacturing
6 11 (7.59%) Electronics
7 2 (1.38%) Advertising
7 2 (1.38%) Legal
7 2 (1.38%) Retail
8 1 (0.69%) Automotive
8 1 (0.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 55 (37.93%) Developer
2 27 (18.62%) C# Developer
3 21 (14.48%) Analyst
3 21 (14.48%) Senior Developer
4 19 (13.10%) .NET Developer
5 15 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (9.66%) C# Web Developer
6 14 (9.66%) QlikView Developer
6 14 (9.66%) Senior C# Developer
6 14 (9.66%) Web Developer
7 13 (8.97%) Support Analyst
8 12 (8.28%) Administrator
8 12 (8.28%) Linux Administrator
8 12 (8.28%) Linux Support
8 12 (8.28%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 12 (8.28%) Senior Linux Administrator
8 12 (8.28%) Senior Linux Support
8 12 (8.28%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
8 12 (8.28%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 12 (8.28%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (28.28%) .NET
2 35 (24.14%) CSS
2 35 (24.14%) HTML
2 35 (24.14%) XML
3 28 (19.31%) ASP.NET
4 25 (17.24%) .NET Framework
5 21 (14.48%) Ajax
6 18 (12.41%) AngularJS
6 18 (12.41%) jQuery
7 17 (11.72%) JSON
8 16 (11.03%) LESS
8 16 (11.03%) RabbitMQ
9 15 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (10.34%) D3.js
9 15 (10.34%) MSMQ
10 14 (9.66%) Web Services
11 11 (7.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 8 (5.52%) WCF
13 6 (4.14%) Middleware
13 6 (4.14%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.52%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.14%) Data Structures
5 5 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.45%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.76%) Clustering
6 4 (2.76%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.07%) User Experience
8 1 (0.69%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.69%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.69%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.69%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 60 (41.38%) Windows
2 39 (26.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 34 (23.45%) Windows Server
4 31 (21.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (19.31%) Linux
6 12 (8.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.14%) Android
7 6 (4.14%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.76%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.38%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (1.38%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.93%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (15.86%) OO
2 23 (15.86%) Web Development
3 22 (15.17%) MVC
4 21 (14.48%) Mentoring
4 21 (14.48%) Scrum
5 17 (11.72%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (11.03%) B2B
7 15 (10.34%) Front End Development
8 14 (9.66%) Data Modelling
8 14 (9.66%) System Testing
9 13 (8.97%) Software Testing
10 12 (8.28%) ITIL
11 11 (7.59%) Digital Marketing
11 11 (7.59%) High Availability
11 11 (7.59%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (7.59%) Programme Management
12 9 (6.21%) ERP
12 9 (6.21%) Product Management
13 8 (5.52%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 85 (58.62%) SQL
2 38 (26.21%) C#
3 36 (24.83%) JavaScript
4 15 (10.34%) TypeScript
5 13 (8.97%) PowerShell
6 11 (7.59%) VBScript
7 10 (6.90%) VB.NET
8 9 (6.21%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.76%) XAML
10 3 (2.07%) C++
10 3 (2.07%) VC++
11 2 (1.38%) Python
11 2 (1.38%) VB
12 1 (0.69%) C
12 1 (0.69%) PHP
12 1 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (17.93%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (12.41%) Degree
4 14 (9.66%) CCNA
4 14 (9.66%) MCSE
5 13 (8.97%) CCNP
6 11 (7.59%) CCVP
7 5 (3.45%) CCSP
7 5 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.38%) MCP
9 1 (0.69%) CCIE
9 1 (0.69%) CISSP
9 1 (0.69%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.69%) MCSA
9 1 (0.69%) MCTS
9 1 (0.69%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.69%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (7.59%) PCI DSS
3 8 (5.52%) QA
4 4 (2.76%) HL7
5 1 (0.69%) GPG13
5 1 (0.69%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (26.21%) Active Directory
2 25 (17.24%) Hyper-V
3 16 (11.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (8.28%) KVM
4 12 (8.28%) Terminal Services
4 12 (8.28%) VMware Workstation
4 12 (8.28%) XenApp
4 12 (8.28%) XenServer
5 11 (7.59%) ISA Server
6 5 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.69%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 14 (9.66%) WSUS
2 12 (8.28%) ZABBIX
3 5 (3.45%) SCCM
3 5 (3.45%) SCVMM
4 4 (2.76%) SCOM
5 1 (0.69%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 20 (13.79%) VMware
2 18 (12.41%) Cisco
3 14 (9.66%) Citrix
3 14 (9.66%) Cognos
3 14 (9.66%) HP
3 14 (9.66%) Oracle
3 14 (9.66%) Tableau
4 12 (8.28%) Dell
4 12 (8.28%) F5
4 12 (8.28%) McAfee
5 11 (7.59%) SAP
6 6 (4.14%) Jaspersoft
7 3 (2.07%) NetApp
8 2 (1.38%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.38%) IBM
8 2 (1.38%) Nintex
8 2 (1.38%) SonicWALL
9 1 (0.69%) Aruba
9 1 (0.69%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.69%) TARGIT
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