Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 82 116 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 14.56% 16.84% 15.75%
As % of the Vendors category 36.94% 33.92% 33.65%
Number of salaries quoted 80 99 162
Slough median annual salary £36,750 £36,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.68% -15.61% +8.13%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,250 £21,325
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,750 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 222 342 624
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 39.43% 49.64% 46.81%
Number of salaries quoted 175 283 498
Slough median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -9.52% +23.53%
10th Percentile £22,700 £27,300 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £77,500
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%

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 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Slough

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 39 (47.56%) Windows
2 33 (40.24%) SQL
3 30 (36.59%) SQL Server
4 29 (35.37%) CSS
4 29 (35.37%) .NET
5 27 (32.93%) Degree
6 25 (30.49%) Windows Server
7 24 (29.27%) QA
7 24 (29.27%) HTML
8 23 (28.05%) C#
9 20 (24.39%) Scrum
10 19 (23.17%) Microsoft Office
10 19 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (21.95%) Microsoft Excel
11 18 (21.95%) Analytics
12 17 (20.73%) XML
12 17 (20.73%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (20.73%) Project Management
13 16 (19.51%) JavaScript
13 16 (19.51%) System Testing
14 15 (18.29%) Kanban
14 15 (18.29%) Android
14 15 (18.29%) jQuery
14 15 (18.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 14 (17.07%) Middleware
15 14 (17.07%) VB.NET
15 14 (17.07%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (17.07%) Active Directory
15 14 (17.07%) ERP
15 14 (17.07%) Software Testing

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 8 (9.76%) MS Project Server
2 7 (8.54%) Apache Pig
3 5 (6.10%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (6.10%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.10%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.44%) Confluence
5 2 (2.44%) IIS
5 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.22%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 19 (23.17%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (21.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (18.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (9.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) Office 365
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.32%) DNS
2 5 (6.10%) HTTP
3 4 (4.88%) DHCP
3 4 (4.88%) Internet
3 4 (4.88%) LAN
3 4 (4.88%) SAN
3 4 (4.88%) WAN
4 3 (3.66%) MPLS
4 3 (3.66%) Skype
5 2 (2.44%) Firewall
5 2 (2.44%) Intranet
5 2 (2.44%) iSCSI
5 2 (2.44%) Network Security
5 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.44%) VPN
5 2 (2.44%) Wireless
6 1 (1.22%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.22%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.22%) PBX
6 1 (1.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (36.59%) SQL Server
2 14 (17.07%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (10.98%) Big Data
4 7 (8.54%) Hadoop
4 7 (8.54%) Pentaho
4 7 (8.54%) QlikView
4 7 (8.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (8.54%) Star Schema
5 5 (6.10%) MongoDB
5 5 (6.10%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.44%) ArangoDB
6 2 (2.44%) OLAP
6 2 (2.44%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (2.44%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (15.85%) Visual Studio
2 10 (12.20%) JIRA
3 9 (10.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (9.76%) SpecFlow
5 4 (4.88%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.22%) Moq
6 1 (1.22%) NUnit
General
1 8 (9.76%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (24.39%) Developer
2 15 (18.29%) Applications Support
3 10 (12.20%) .NET Developer
4 8 (9.76%) QA Engineer
4 8 (9.76%) QA Test Engineer
4 8 (9.76%) Test Engineer
5 7 (8.54%) Project Manager
5 7 (8.54%) Web Developer
6 6 (7.32%) Data Manager
7 5 (6.10%) .NET Software Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Lead Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Consultant
8 4 (4.88%) Lead Web Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (3.66%) Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (35.37%) .NET
1 29 (35.37%) CSS
2 24 (29.27%) HTML
3 17 (20.73%) XML
4 15 (18.29%) jQuery
5 14 (17.07%) JSON
5 14 (17.07%) Middleware
6 8 (9.76%) ASP.NET
6 8 (9.76%) Gherkin
7 7 (8.54%) .NET Framework
8 6 (7.32%) AngularJS
8 6 (7.32%) D3.js
8 6 (7.32%) LESS
8 6 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (7.32%) WinForms
9 5 (6.10%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (4.88%) Ajax
10 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (4.88%) MSMQ
11 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.07%) Mobile App
2 8 (9.76%) Mainframe
3 4 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.66%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.66%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.66%) User Experience
5 2 (2.44%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.44%) Clustering
5 2 (2.44%) RIA
6 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.22%) Replication
6 1 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (47.56%) Windows
2 25 (30.49%) Windows Server
3 15 (18.29%) Android
4 14 (17.07%) Apple iOS
5 9 (10.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (7.32%) Linux
7 6 (7.32%) Windows 7
8 5 (6.10%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.88%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.44%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.44%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.39%) Scrum
2 19 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (21.95%) Analytics
4 17 (20.73%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (20.73%) Project Management
5 16 (19.51%) System Testing
6 15 (18.29%) Kanban
7 14 (17.07%) ERP
7 14 (17.07%) Software Testing
8 13 (15.85%) MVC
9 12 (14.63%) Web Development
10 11 (13.41%) OO
11 9 (10.98%) Visualisation
12 8 (9.76%) Customer Requirements
13 7 (8.54%) Big Data Analytics
13 7 (8.54%) Data Analytics
13 7 (8.54%) Data Transformation
13 7 (8.54%) Matrix Organization
13 7 (8.54%) Process Improvement
13 7 (8.54%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (40.24%) SQL
2 23 (28.05%) C#
3 16 (19.51%) JavaScript
4 14 (17.07%) VB.NET
5 8 (9.76%) Python
6 7 (8.54%) Java
6 7 (8.54%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.88%) TypeScript
8 3 (3.66%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (32.93%) Degree
2 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.88%) MCSE
4 3 (3.66%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (3.66%) MCSA
5 2 (2.44%) MCP
5 2 (2.44%) MCTS
6 1 (1.22%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.22%) CCENT
6 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.22%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (29.27%) QA
2 4 (4.88%) SLA
3 1 (1.22%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (17.07%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.54%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.22%) Firmware
5 1 (1.22%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) SCCM
1 2 (2.44%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.22%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 7 (8.54%) Birst
1 7 (8.54%) Cognos
1 7 (8.54%) Informatica
1 7 (8.54%) MicroStrategy
1 7 (8.54%) Tableau
2 6 (7.32%) VMware
3 5 (6.10%) HP
4 4 (4.88%) Cisco
4 4 (4.88%) Dell
4 4 (4.88%) Oracle
5 3 (3.66%) Avaya
5 3 (3.66%) Citrix
6 2 (2.44%) Apple
6 2 (2.44%) Google
6 2 (2.44%) Juniper
7 1 (1.22%) 3Com
7 1 (1.22%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.22%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.22%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.22%) Veeam