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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 145 132 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 25.66% 23.61% 27.65%
As % of the Vendors category 36.71% 37.29% 46.72%
Number of salaries quoted 71 72 84
Average salary £36,500 £33,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.60% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,650 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
395 354 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 69.91% 63.33% 59.18%
Number of salaries quoted 190 199 199
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,150 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 24 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 207 (74.19%) Windows
2 117 (41.94%) Security Cleared
3 115 (41.22%) MS Excel
4 113 (40.50%) Active Directory
5 106 (37.99%) VMware
6 103 (36.92%) VMware Infrastructure
7 101 (36.20%) DV Cleared
8 97 (34.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 93 (33.33%) SQL
10 86 (30.82%) SC Cleared
11 84 (30.11%) DNS
12 74 (26.52%) Citrix
12 74 (26.52%) Fujitsu
13 72 (25.81%) Incident Management
14 70 (25.09%) Finance
15 68 (24.37%) SQL Server
16 66 (23.66%) Telecoms
17 65 (23.30%) DHCP
18 62 (22.22%) Retail
18 62 (22.22%) PowerShell
19 60 (21.51%) Time Management
20 55 (19.71%) IIS
21 53 (19.00%) SharePoint
22 52 (18.64%) MS Exchange
22 52 (18.64%) Veritas
23 51 (18.28%) NetBackup
23 51 (18.28%) Statistics
24 49 (17.56%) Meridio
25 47 (16.85%) Windows XP
26 45 (16.13%) Windows 7

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 55 (19.71%) IIS
2 53 (19.00%) SharePoint
3 52 (18.64%) MS Exchange
4 42 (15.05%) SharePoint 2010
5 40 (14.34%) Apache
6 32 (11.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 30 (10.75%) Live Communications Server
8 25 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2010
8 25 (8.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 11 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (2.87%) Lotus Domino
11 5 (1.79%) IBM Notes
12 3 (1.08%) GroupWise
12 3 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.72%) MS Project Server
13 2 (0.72%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.72%) CMS
13 2 (0.72%) SAS
14 1 (0.36%) JBoss
Applications
1 115 (41.22%) MS Excel
2 33 (11.83%) MS Office
3 10 (3.58%) MS Project
4 7 (2.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.79%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.36%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (2.87%) SiteCatalyst
2 5 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.08%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 84 (30.11%) DNS
2 65 (23.30%) DHCP
3 42 (15.05%) TCP/IP
4 40 (14.34%) Internet
5 23 (8.24%) Firewall
6 19 (6.81%) WAN
6 19 (6.81%) LAN
7 12 (4.30%) VoIP
8 10 (3.58%) SAN
9 8 (2.87%) PBX
9 8 (2.87%) TETRA
9 8 (2.87%) Multicast
10 4 (1.43%) VPN
11 3 (1.08%) HTTP
11 3 (1.08%) Kerberos
11 3 (1.08%) DMZ
11 3 (1.08%) LDAP
11 3 (1.08%) POP3
11 3 (1.08%) SMTP
11 3 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (24.37%) SQL Server
2 42 (15.05%) EDRMS
3 40 (14.34%) IDOL
4 31 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 25 (8.96%) RDBMS
6 13 (4.66%) Oracle Database 10g
6 13 (4.66%) Oracle Database
7 12 (4.30%) MS Access
8 11 (3.94%) SQL Server 2000
9 10 (3.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (3.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (2.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (1.79%) MySQL
13 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (1.08%) OLAP
15 2 (0.72%) Oracle9i Database
15 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (3.58%) NUnit
1 10 (3.58%) MSTest
1 10 (3.58%) Rhino Mocks
1 10 (3.58%) Moq
2 8 (2.87%) MSI
3 3 (1.08%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.72%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.72%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.72%) Selenium
General
1 70 (25.09%) Finance
2 66 (23.66%) Telecoms
3 62 (22.22%) Retail
4 20 (7.17%) German Language
5 16 (5.73%) Marketing
6 14 (5.02%) French Language
7 11 (3.94%) Legal
8 5 (1.79%) Back Office
9 1 (0.36%) Electronics
9 1 (0.36%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 120 (43.01%) Support Engineer
2 50 (17.92%) 2nd Line Support
3 49 (17.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 35 (12.54%) Technical Support
5 28 (10.04%) 3rd Line Support
6 25 (8.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 24 (8.60%) Developer
8 23 (8.24%) Technical Support Engineer
8 23 (8.24%) Technical Engineer
9 22 (7.89%) Messaging Engineer
9 22 (7.89%) Messaging Support Engineer
10 15 (5.38%) Consultant
11 13 (4.66%) 1st Line Support
11 13 (4.66%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 12 (4.30%) Support Specialist
12 12 (4.30%) Integration Engineer
13 11 (3.94%) Technical Support Specialist
13 11 (3.94%) Technical Specialist
13 11 (3.94%) .NET Developer
13 11 (3.94%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.96%) .NET
2 16 (5.73%) ASP.NET
3 11 (3.94%) WPF
3 11 (3.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (3.58%) Castle Windsor
4 10 (3.58%) Ninject
4 10 (3.58%) Razor View Engine
4 10 (3.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 10 (3.58%) Unity DI Container
4 10 (3.58%) WCF
4 10 (3.58%) Spring.NET
4 10 (3.58%) HTML
4 10 (3.58%) WinForms
5 8 (2.87%) XML
6 4 (1.43%) CSS
6 4 (1.43%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.08%) Ajax
7 3 (1.08%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (1.08%) Servlets
7 3 (1.08%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 51 (18.28%) Statistics
2 27 (9.68%) Clustering
3 26 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (8.96%) Enterprise Software
4 25 (8.96%) Blackberry
5 10 (3.58%) Thin Client
5 10 (3.58%) Fat Client
5 10 (3.58%) Inversion of Control
6 9 (3.23%) Mathematics
7 7 (2.51%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.15%) User Experience
8 6 (2.15%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.79%) Replication
9 5 (1.79%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.43%) PKI
11 3 (1.08%) Handset
11 3 (1.08%) PMI
12 2 (0.72%) MPEG
12 2 (0.72%) Streaming Media
12 2 (0.72%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 207 (74.19%) Windows
2 97 (34.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 47 (16.85%) Windows XP
4 45 (16.13%) Windows 7
5 38 (13.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (10.75%) Linux
7 22 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (7.53%) UNIX
9 20 (7.17%) Windows 2000 Server
10 17 (6.09%) Solaris
11 12 (4.30%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.43%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.36%) Android
14 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (25.81%) Incident Management
2 60 (21.51%) Time Management
3 45 (16.13%) Mentoring
4 43 (15.41%) Coaching
5 33 (11.83%) ITIL
6 23 (8.24%) Validation
6 23 (8.24%) Release Management
6 23 (8.24%) Software Deployment
7 22 (7.89%) High Availability
8 20 (7.17%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (7.17%) Software Distribution
9 19 (6.81%) Project Management
10 16 (5.73%) Service Management
11 15 (5.38%) Problem Management
11 15 (5.38%) Analytics
12 11 (3.94%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (3.94%) Systems Analysis
12 11 (3.94%) MVC
13 10 (3.58%) Scrum
13 10 (3.58%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 93 (33.33%) SQL
2 62 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 21 (7.53%) C#
4 14 (5.02%) VB
5 13 (4.66%) VBScript
6 8 (2.87%) C
6 8 (2.87%) JavaScript
7 7 (2.51%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.79%) C++
8 5 (1.79%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.43%) PHP
10 2 (0.72%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.72%) VC++
10 2 (0.72%) Python
10 2 (0.72%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 117 (41.94%) Security Cleared
2 101 (36.20%) DV Cleared
3 86 (30.82%) SC Cleared
4 18 (6.45%) Degree
5 14 (5.02%) CCNA
5 14 (5.02%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (3.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (3.23%) MCSE
8 6 (2.15%) MCSA
8 6 (2.15%) MCDBA
8 6 (2.15%) MCP
8 6 (2.15%) Network+ Certification
8 6 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.08%) MCITP
9 3 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.08%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.08%) SLA
1 3 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 113 (40.50%) Active Directory
2 103 (36.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (13.98%) ISA Server
4 38 (13.62%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.87%) VMware ESX
6 6 (2.15%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (2.15%) XenApp
7 5 (1.79%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.72%) vSphere
8 2 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.72%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.72%) Firmware
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.36%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 51 (18.28%) NetBackup
2 39 (13.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 36 (12.90%) SCCM
4 35 (12.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 18 (6.45%) SCOM
6 10 (3.58%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 10 (3.58%) Netcool
6 10 (3.58%) Unicenter
7 3 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.72%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 106 (37.99%) VMware
2 74 (26.52%) Fujitsu
2 74 (26.52%) Citrix
3 52 (18.64%) Veritas
4 49 (17.56%) Meridio
5 40 (14.34%) HP
6 36 (12.90%) Oracle
7 28 (10.04%) Cisco
8 26 (9.32%) McAfee
9 23 (8.24%) Sophos
10 17 (6.09%) Sun
11 10 (3.58%) EMC
11 10 (3.58%) IBM
12 8 (2.87%) Adobe
12 8 (2.87%) Lotus
13 7 (2.51%) Apple
13 7 (2.51%) SonicWALL
14 5 (1.79%) Symantec
14 5 (1.79%) SAP
15 4 (1.43%) Google
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