The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Thatcham 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 24 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 / Thatcham
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 1 3
Rank change year-on-year -11 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 4 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Thatcham 13.33% 68.00% 25.00%
As % of the Vendors category 14.29% 94.44% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 0
Median salary £27,750 £37,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% -  
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 Thatcham.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Thatcham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 28 18 4
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Thatcham 93.33% 72.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 28 15 2
Median salary £52,500 £32,500 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +61.53% -44.68%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £51,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,750 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Thatcham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Thatcham 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 Thatcham

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Thatcham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Thatcham.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Thatcham

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

1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Thatcham 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support
1 2 (50.00%) Junior
1 2 (50.00%) Junior .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Junior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware