The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank - 60 51
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 1 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell - 0.20% 3.56%
As % of the General category - 0.49% 7.31%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 19
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Games
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

General Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
176 204 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 33.59% 40.48% 48.78%
Number of salaries quoted 142 114 117
Average salary £46,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.45% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £50,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Games
Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Bracknell region.

Games Salary Trend in Bracknell

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Bracknell region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) NHS
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Law
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Bracknell region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Law
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Server Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Graduate Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Graduate Systems Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Systems Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) SAN Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) SAN Support
2 1 (50.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Wintel Support
2 1 (50.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware