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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 71 108 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 13.32% 23.63% 35.22%
As % of the Vendors category 25.18% 38.85% 44.37%
Number of salaries quoted 44 73 102
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,100 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £54,800 £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
282 278 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 52.91% 60.83% 79.38%
Number of salaries quoted 170 162 184
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +35.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 27 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 124 (66.31%) Windows
2 91 (48.66%) SQL
3 90 (48.13%) MS Excel
4 77 (41.18%) Security Cleared
5 75 (40.11%) Active Directory
6 72 (38.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 72 (38.50%) SC Cleared
7 63 (33.69%) VMware
8 59 (31.55%) Finance
9 55 (29.41%) DV Cleared
10 52 (27.81%) VMware Infrastructure
11 47 (25.13%) SQL Server
12 44 (23.53%) Telecoms
13 43 (22.99%) Citrix
14 42 (22.46%) Incident Management
15 41 (21.93%) PowerShell
16 39 (20.86%) Coaching
16 39 (20.86%) DNS
17 37 (19.79%) Fujitsu
18 36 (19.25%) SCCM
18 36 (19.25%) DHCP
18 36 (19.25%) Retail
19 35 (18.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
20 34 (18.18%) .NET
20 34 (18.18%) C#
21 32 (17.11%) HP
22 31 (16.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
22 31 (16.58%) IIS
22 31 (16.58%) Time Management
23 30 (16.04%) ITIL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 31 (16.58%) IIS
2 29 (15.51%) SharePoint
2 29 (15.51%) MS Exchange
3 23 (12.30%) Apache
3 23 (12.30%) SharePoint 2010
4 13 (6.95%) Live Communications Server
4 13 (6.95%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (6.42%) SharePoint Server
6 9 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (3.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (2.14%) ArcGIS
9 4 (2.14%) WebSphere
9 4 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.07%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (1.07%) Node.js
10 2 (1.07%) Lync
11 1 (0.53%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.53%) JBoss
Applications
1 90 (48.13%) MS Excel
2 21 (11.23%) MS Office
3 12 (6.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.60%) MS Project
5 2 (1.07%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.53%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) SiteCatalyst
2 2 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (20.86%) DNS
2 36 (19.25%) DHCP
3 22 (11.76%) Internet
4 19 (10.16%) SAN
5 8 (4.28%) LAN
5 8 (4.28%) WAN
5 8 (4.28%) Firewall
6 7 (3.74%) TCP/IP
7 6 (3.21%) Wireshark
7 6 (3.21%) iSCSI
7 6 (3.21%) NetScaler
8 3 (1.60%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.07%) Network Security
10 1 (0.53%) Junos
10 1 (0.53%) Wireless
10 1 (0.53%) IMAP
10 1 (0.53%) VPN
10 1 (0.53%) CTI
10 1 (0.53%) POP3
10 1 (0.53%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (25.13%) SQL Server
2 23 (12.30%) EDRMS
2 23 (12.30%) IDOL
3 12 (6.42%) RDBMS
3 12 (6.42%) Relational Database
4 10 (5.35%) MS Access
5 6 (3.21%) MySQL
6 5 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (2.14%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (8.56%) Selenium
2 3 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.60%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.60%) StarTeam
3 2 (1.07%) MSI
3 2 (1.07%) T4 Templates
4 1 (0.53%) JIRA
4 1 (0.53%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
General
1 59 (31.55%) Finance
2 44 (23.53%) Telecoms
3 36 (19.25%) Retail
4 5 (2.67%) Marketing
5 3 (1.60%) Legal
6 2 (1.07%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.07%) German Language
7 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.53%) Electronics
7 1 (0.53%) Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.53%) French Language
Job Titles
1 75 (40.11%) Support Engineer
2 26 (13.90%) 2nd Line Support
2 26 (13.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 21 (11.23%) Technical Support
4 20 (10.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 18 (9.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 16 (8.56%) Technical Support Engineer
6 16 (8.56%) Technical Engineer
7 15 (8.02%) QA Engineer
8 12 (6.42%) Architect
8 12 (6.42%) Software Engineer
9 11 (5.88%) Developer
10 10 (5.35%) Web Support Engineer
10 10 (5.35%) Web Engineer
11 9 (4.81%) Analyst
11 9 (4.81%) Senior Software Engineer
12 7 (3.74%) Service Manager
12 7 (3.74%) Coordinator
12 7 (3.74%) Quality Engineer
13 6 (3.21%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (18.18%) .NET
2 18 (9.63%) Web Services
2 18 (9.63%) HTML
3 17 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 14 (7.49%) .NET Framework
4 14 (7.49%) jQuery
5 12 (6.42%) CSS
6 11 (5.88%) XML
7 10 (5.35%) Ajax
7 10 (5.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (5.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 9 (4.81%) HTML5
9 8 (4.28%) LINQ
10 7 (3.74%) WCF
11 6 (3.21%) JSON
11 6 (3.21%) AngularJS
11 6 (3.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 4 (2.14%) ODBC
13 3 (1.60%) XSLT
13 3 (1.60%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.04%) Statistics
2 20 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.95%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (6.42%) Blackberry
5 8 (4.28%) Clustering
6 6 (3.21%) Thin Client
6 6 (3.21%) Fat Client
7 5 (2.67%) User Experience
7 5 (2.67%) Performance Metrics
8 4 (2.14%) PKI
8 4 (2.14%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.60%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.60%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.53%) DTV
10 1 (0.53%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.53%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.53%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 124 (66.31%) Windows
2 72 (38.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 29 (15.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (12.83%) Windows 7
5 21 (11.23%) Windows XP
6 17 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
7 16 (8.56%) Linux
8 11 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (4.81%) Solaris
10 8 (4.28%) UNIX
11 3 (1.60%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.53%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.53%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (22.46%) Incident Management
2 39 (20.86%) Coaching
3 31 (16.58%) Time Management
4 30 (16.04%) ITIL
5 25 (13.37%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (13.37%) Mentoring
6 22 (11.76%) Software Deployment
6 22 (11.76%) Software Distribution
6 22 (11.76%) Scrum
6 22 (11.76%) Release Management
7 15 (8.02%) Software Testing
8 13 (6.95%) Automation Testing
9 12 (6.42%) Software Engineering
10 11 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (4.81%) ETL
11 9 (4.81%) Validation
12 8 (4.28%) Service Delivery
12 8 (4.28%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (3.74%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (3.74%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (48.66%) SQL
2 41 (21.93%) PowerShell
3 34 (18.18%) C#
4 14 (7.49%) JavaScript
5 11 (5.88%) VBScript
6 10 (5.35%) VB
7 6 (3.21%) JAQL
7 6 (3.21%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.60%) C
9 2 (1.07%) Java
9 2 (1.07%) X++
10 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.53%) C++
10 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 72 (38.50%) SC Cleared
3 55 (29.41%) DV Cleared
4 27 (14.44%) Degree
5 15 (8.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 15 (8.02%) ISTQB
6 12 (6.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (3.74%) MCTS
8 6 (3.21%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (3.21%) MCP
8 6 (3.21%) CCA
8 6 (3.21%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (2.14%) OCA
10 4 (2.14%) Oracle Certification
10 4 (2.14%) MCDBA
11 3 (1.60%) PMP
11 3 (1.60%) PMI Certification
12 2 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.53%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.63%) SLA
2 16 (8.56%) QA
3 4 (2.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.07%) ISO 14001
4 2 (1.07%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 75 (40.11%) Active Directory
2 52 (27.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (13.90%) Hyper-V
4 23 (12.30%) ISA Server
5 8 (4.28%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (3.74%) XenDesktop
6 7 (3.74%) XenApp
7 6 (3.21%) XenServer
7 6 (3.21%) Terminal Services
8 5 (2.67%) VMware ESX
8 5 (2.67%) vSphere
9 4 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 36 (19.25%) SCCM
2 35 (18.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 31 (16.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 30 (16.04%) NetBackup
5 23 (12.30%) SCOM
6 7 (3.74%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 6 (3.21%) Netcool
7 6 (3.21%) Unicenter
7 6 (3.21%) EdgeSight
8 4 (2.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.53%) SCSM
9 1 (0.53%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 63 (33.69%) VMware
2 43 (22.99%) Citrix
3 37 (19.79%) Fujitsu
4 32 (17.11%) HP
5 30 (16.04%) Veritas
6 29 (15.51%) Meridio
7 26 (13.90%) Oracle
8 23 (12.30%) Sophos
9 22 (11.76%) McAfee
10 21 (11.23%) Cisco
11 9 (4.81%) Business Objects
12 8 (4.28%) Sun
13 7 (3.74%) EMC
13 7 (3.74%) Juniper
13 7 (3.74%) SAP
13 7 (3.74%) Symantec
14 6 (3.21%) AppSense
14 6 (3.21%) CheckPoint
14 6 (3.21%) IBM
15 5 (2.67%) Cognos
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