The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 1 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 146 93 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 31.00% 17.19% 20.87%
As % of the Vendors category 51.59% 29.81% 32.67%
Number of salaries quoted 138 58 62
Average salary £42,750 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.50% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £26,750 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Microsoft
Berkshire

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

Vendors Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
283 312 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 60.08% 57.67% 63.87%
Number of salaries quoted 237 191 119
Average salary £46,500 £50,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.00% +21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Bracknell

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Bracknell

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bracknell region citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft.

1 136 (55.51%) MS Excel
2 132 (53.88%) Windows
3 113 (46.12%) Active Directory
3 113 (46.12%) VMware
4 106 (43.27%) SQL
5 95 (38.78%) Windows Server
6 85 (34.69%) Firewall
7 83 (33.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 80 (32.65%) SQL Server
8 80 (32.65%) MS Exchange
9 76 (31.02%) WAN
10 75 (30.61%) LAN
11 73 (29.80%) Exchange Server 2013
11 73 (29.80%) Exchange Server 2010
12 70 (28.57%) Finance
13 61 (24.90%) VMware ESXi
13 61 (24.90%) Windows Server 2008
14 59 (24.08%) Data Centre
15 56 (22.86%) C#
16 54 (22.04%) Windows Server 2003
17 53 (21.63%) .NET
18 48 (19.59%) Linux
18 48 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
19 39 (15.92%) Java
20 36 (14.69%) TDD
21 35 (14.29%) Degree
22 32 (13.06%) Web Services
22 32 (13.06%) VMware Infrastructure
23 30 (12.24%) VMware ESX
24 28 (11.43%) SDLC

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bracknell region citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 80 (32.65%) MS Exchange
2 73 (29.80%) Exchange Server 2010
2 73 (29.80%) Exchange Server 2013
3 24 (9.80%) IIS
4 7 (2.86%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.04%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.04%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.41%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 136 (55.51%) MS Excel
2 19 (7.76%) MS Office
3 8 (3.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (4.49%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (3.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (2.04%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.63%) Dynamics GP
4 4 (1.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.04%) Office 365
3 4 (1.63%) SaaS
4 2 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.41%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.41%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 85 (34.69%) Firewall
2 76 (31.02%) WAN
3 75 (30.61%) LAN
4 18 (7.35%) SAN
5 11 (4.49%) iSCSI
6 9 (3.67%) DNS
7 8 (3.27%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (3.27%) DHCP
8 7 (2.86%) TCP/IP
9 6 (2.45%) NAS
9 6 (2.45%) Skype
10 5 (2.04%) NetScaler
10 5 (2.04%) Wireshark
11 4 (1.63%) Network Security
12 2 (0.82%) HTTP
13 1 (0.41%) Internet
13 1 (0.41%) LDAP
13 1 (0.41%) MPLS
13 1 (0.41%) SSL
13 1 (0.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (32.65%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.31%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (3.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (2.86%) OLAP
5 6 (2.45%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.63%) Star Schema
7 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.82%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 2 (0.82%) Data Mart
8 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.41%) Big Data
9 1 (0.41%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.41%) Power BI
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (6.53%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.82%) Selenium
General
1 70 (28.57%) Finance
2 11 (4.49%) Manufacturing
3 10 (4.08%) Marketing
4 8 (3.27%) Electronics
4 8 (3.27%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.45%) Retail
6 5 (2.04%) Law
6 5 (2.04%) Legal
7 2 (0.82%) Games
7 2 (0.82%) Publishing
8 1 (0.41%) Billing
8 1 (0.41%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 66 (26.94%) Support Engineer
2 55 (22.45%) Developer
3 46 (18.78%) VMware Engineer
4 38 (15.51%) C# Developer
5 36 (14.69%) Technical Engineer
6 33 (13.47%) Technical Support
6 33 (13.47%) Technical Support Engineer
7 29 (11.84%) VMware Support Engineer
8 28 (11.43%) .NET Developer
9 27 (11.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 26 (10.61%) C# .NET Developer
11 24 (9.80%) Windows Engineer
12 21 (8.57%) Architect
12 21 (8.57%) Senior IT Support
12 21 (8.57%) Senior Support Engineer
13 20 (8.16%) Agile C# Developer
13 20 (8.16%) Agile Developer
14 19 (7.76%) Senior VMware Engineer
15 18 (7.35%) Exchange Engineer
15 18 (7.35%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (21.63%) .NET
2 32 (13.06%) Web Services
3 21 (8.57%) ASP.NET
4 20 (8.16%) XML
5 17 (6.94%) XSD
5 17 (6.94%) XSLT
6 16 (6.53%) COM
6 16 (6.53%) HTML
7 14 (5.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 14 (5.71%) CSS
7 14 (5.71%) MFC
7 14 (5.71%) STL
8 9 (3.67%) jQuery
9 7 (2.86%) AngularJS
9 7 (2.86%) D3.js
10 3 (1.22%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.22%) Ajax
10 3 (1.22%) Silverlight
11 2 (0.82%) HTML5
11 2 (0.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 59 (24.08%) Data Centre
2 23 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.90%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.86%) NHS
5 6 (2.45%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (2.04%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.63%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.22%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.22%) Replication
9 2 (0.82%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.82%) FMCG
9 2 (0.82%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.41%) Clustering
10 1 (0.41%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.41%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.41%) Life Science
10 1 (0.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 132 (53.88%) Windows
2 95 (38.78%) Windows Server
3 83 (33.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 61 (24.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 54 (22.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 48 (19.59%) Linux
7 10 (4.08%) Android
8 9 (3.67%) Windows 7
9 5 (2.04%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.63%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.63%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (1.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (14.69%) TDD
3 28 (11.43%) SDLC
4 25 (10.20%) ITIL
5 24 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (9.80%) Software Engineering
6 22 (8.98%) BDD
6 22 (8.98%) OOP
7 20 (8.16%) Scrum
8 17 (6.94%) Refactoring
9 15 (6.12%) CRM
10 14 (5.71%) Multithreading
10 14 (5.71%) OOD
11 13 (5.31%) Data Architecture
11 13 (5.31%) OO
12 12 (4.90%) Data Analysis
12 12 (4.90%) Database Tuning
12 12 (4.90%) Enterprise Architecture
12 12 (4.90%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 106 (43.27%) SQL
2 56 (22.86%) C#
3 39 (15.92%) Java
4 18 (7.35%) C++
5 14 (5.71%) C
6 12 (4.90%) VB.NET
7 10 (4.08%) T-SQL
8 8 (3.27%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.04%) PHP
10 4 (1.63%) Python
10 4 (1.63%) XAML
11 3 (1.22%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.22%) Perl
11 3 (1.22%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 35 (14.29%) Degree
2 11 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.04%) MCSE
4 4 (1.63%) CCA
4 4 (1.63%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (1.63%) MCP
4 4 (1.63%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.63%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.22%) ISEB
5 3 (1.22%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.82%) CCNA
6 2 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.82%) MCSA
6 2 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.41%) CCIE
7 1 (0.41%) CCIP
7 1 (0.41%) CCNP
7 1 (0.41%) CCSP
7 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.41%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.16%) SLA
2 7 (2.86%) QA
3 1 (0.41%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 113 (46.12%) Active Directory
2 61 (24.90%) VMware ESXi
3 32 (13.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (12.24%) VMware ESX
5 18 (7.35%) Hyper-V
6 14 (5.71%) XenApp
7 11 (4.49%) XenDesktop
8 10 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (3.27%) vSphere
10 4 (1.63%) XenServer
11 3 (1.22%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.41%) Squid
12 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (6.53%) SCCM
2 10 (4.08%) SCOM
3 8 (3.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 7 (2.86%) SCVMM
5 5 (2.04%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.41%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 113 (46.12%) VMware
2 26 (10.61%) Citrix
3 25 (10.20%) Cisco
4 16 (6.53%) Symantec
5 14 (5.71%) Oracle
6 11 (4.49%) Juniper
7 8 (3.27%) SAP
8 5 (2.04%) AppSense
9 4 (1.63%) AppDynamics
9 4 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.22%) Apple
10 3 (1.22%) CommVault
10 3 (1.22%) EMC
10 3 (1.22%) F5
10 3 (1.22%) NetApp
10 3 (1.22%) Nimble Storage
10 3 (1.22%) Polycom
10 3 (1.22%) Veeam
10 3 (1.22%) Veritas
11 2 (0.82%) Google
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