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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 7 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 169 107 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 31.07% 20.98% 30.72%
As % of the Vendors category 44.13% 33.54% 48.42%
Number of salaries quoted 87 55 114
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £22,600 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
383 319 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 70.40% 62.55% 63.45%
Number of salaries quoted 182 177 251
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £24,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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 18 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 190 (69.60%) Windows
2 115 (42.12%) MS Excel
3 106 (38.83%) Security Cleared
4 96 (35.16%) Active Directory
5 95 (34.80%) VMware
6 92 (33.70%) VMware Infrastructure
7 86 (31.50%) SQL
8 83 (30.40%) DV Cleared
9 82 (30.04%) Windows Server 2003
10 81 (29.67%) DNS
11 71 (26.01%) SQL Server
12 70 (25.64%) Incident Management
13 69 (25.27%) SC Cleared
14 67 (24.54%) Fujitsu
15 66 (24.18%) Citrix
16 64 (23.44%) Time Management
17 63 (23.08%) DHCP
17 63 (23.08%) Telecoms
18 62 (22.71%) Finance
19 59 (21.61%) PowerShell
20 52 (19.05%) Retail
20 52 (19.05%) IIS
21 51 (18.68%) MS Exchange
22 50 (18.32%) SharePoint
22 50 (18.32%) Veritas
23 49 (17.95%) NetBackup
23 49 (17.95%) Statistics
24 47 (17.22%) Meridio
25 45 (16.48%) TCP/IP
25 45 (16.48%) Windows XP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 52 (19.05%) IIS
2 51 (18.68%) MS Exchange
3 50 (18.32%) SharePoint
4 40 (14.65%) SharePoint 2010
5 38 (13.92%) Apache
6 32 (11.72%) Exchange Server 2003
7 30 (10.99%) Live Communications Server
8 25 (9.16%) Exchange Server 2010
8 25 (9.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (3.30%) Lotus Domino
10 5 (1.83%) IBM Notes
11 4 (1.47%) GroupWise
12 3 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.73%) CMS
13 2 (0.73%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.73%) SAS
14 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 115 (42.12%) MS Excel
2 36 (13.19%) MS Office
3 12 (4.40%) MS Project
4 5 (1.83%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.37%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (4.03%) SiteCatalyst
2 5 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.47%) Google Apps
1 4 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (29.67%) DNS
2 63 (23.08%) DHCP
3 45 (16.48%) TCP/IP
4 41 (15.02%) Internet
5 24 (8.79%) Firewall
6 23 (8.42%) LAN
6 23 (8.42%) WAN
7 16 (5.86%) VoIP
8 12 (4.40%) TETRA
8 12 (4.40%) PBX
8 12 (4.40%) Multicast
9 10 (3.66%) SAN
10 7 (2.56%) DSL
11 5 (1.83%) LDAP
12 4 (1.47%) POP3
12 4 (1.47%) SMTP
12 4 (1.47%) DMZ
12 4 (1.47%) VPN
12 4 (1.47%) Kerberos
12 4 (1.47%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (26.01%) SQL Server
2 40 (14.65%) EDRMS
3 38 (13.92%) IDOL
4 33 (12.09%) Relational Database
5 25 (9.16%) RDBMS
6 14 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (4.40%) MS Access
8 11 (4.03%) Oracle Database
8 11 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (4.03%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (3.30%) SQL Server 2000
10 8 (2.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (1.83%) OLAP
11 5 (1.83%) MySQL
12 4 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.73%) Oracle9i Database
13 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (3.66%) NUnit
1 10 (3.66%) MSTest
1 10 (3.66%) Rhino Mocks
1 10 (3.66%) Moq
2 6 (2.20%) MSI
3 3 (1.10%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.73%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.73%) Selenium
General
1 63 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 62 (22.71%) Finance
3 52 (19.05%) Retail
4 23 (8.42%) Marketing
4 23 (8.42%) German Language
5 18 (6.59%) French Language
6 16 (5.86%) Legal
7 5 (1.83%) Back Office
8 1 (0.37%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 106 (38.83%) Support Engineer
2 37 (13.55%) 2nd Line Support
3 36 (13.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 34 (12.45%) Technical Support
5 29 (10.62%) 3rd Line Support
6 26 (9.52%) Developer
6 26 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 24 (8.79%) Technical Support Engineer
7 24 (8.79%) Technical Engineer
8 22 (8.06%) Messaging Engineer
8 22 (8.06%) Messaging Support Engineer
9 19 (6.96%) Consultant
10 13 (4.76%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 13 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
11 12 (4.40%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 12 (4.40%) Product Manager
11 12 (4.40%) Portfolio Manager
12 11 (4.03%) E-Commerce Manager
12 11 (4.03%) .NET Developer
13 10 (3.66%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.16%) .NET
2 16 (5.86%) ASP.NET
3 11 (4.03%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (4.03%) WPF
3 11 (4.03%) HTML
4 10 (3.66%) WinForms
4 10 (3.66%) WCF
4 10 (3.66%) Castle Windsor
4 10 (3.66%) Ninject
4 10 (3.66%) Razor View Engine
4 10 (3.66%) Spring.NET
4 10 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 10 (3.66%) Unity DI Container
5 9 (3.30%) XML
6 4 (1.47%) XHTML
6 4 (1.47%) Flash
6 4 (1.47%) J2EE
6 4 (1.47%) XSLT
6 4 (1.47%) CSS
6 4 (1.47%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 49 (17.95%) Statistics
2 31 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (9.89%) Clustering
4 25 (9.16%) Enterprise Software
4 25 (9.16%) Blackberry
5 10 (3.66%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.66%) Thin Client
5 10 (3.66%) Fat Client
5 10 (3.66%) Inversion of Control
6 9 (3.30%) Mathematics
7 7 (2.56%) CMDB
8 6 (2.20%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.83%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.83%) User Experience
9 5 (1.83%) Replication
10 4 (1.47%) PMI
10 4 (1.47%) PKI
11 3 (1.10%) Handset
12 2 (0.73%) MPEG
12 2 (0.73%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 190 (69.60%) Windows
2 82 (30.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 45 (16.48%) Windows XP
4 42 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 39 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (10.99%) Linux
7 24 (8.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (7.69%) UNIX
9 17 (6.23%) Solaris
10 12 (4.40%) Windows 8
11 6 (2.20%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (25.64%) Incident Management
2 64 (23.44%) Time Management
3 43 (15.75%) Mentoring
4 40 (14.65%) Coaching
5 37 (13.55%) ITIL
6 24 (8.79%) Service Management
6 24 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (8.42%) Validation
8 22 (8.06%) High Availability
9 18 (6.59%) Project Management
9 18 (6.59%) Analytics
10 16 (5.86%) Release Management
11 15 (5.49%) Problem Management
11 15 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (5.13%) ITSM
13 13 (4.76%) Product Management
14 12 (4.40%) E-Commerce
14 12 (4.40%) Mobile Device Management
15 11 (4.03%) ETL
15 11 (4.03%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 86 (31.50%) SQL
2 59 (21.61%) PowerShell
3 21 (7.69%) C#
4 12 (4.40%) VB
5 10 (3.66%) VBScript
6 9 (3.30%) JavaScript
6 9 (3.30%) T-SQL
7 7 (2.56%) C
8 5 (1.83%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.83%) C++
9 4 (1.47%) PHP
10 2 (0.73%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.73%) Python
10 2 (0.73%) VC++
10 2 (0.73%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 106 (38.83%) Security Cleared
2 83 (30.40%) DV Cleared
3 69 (25.27%) SC Cleared
4 24 (8.79%) Degree
5 18 (6.59%) CCNA
5 18 (6.59%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (3.66%) MCSE
8 7 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (2.20%) Network+ Certification
9 6 (2.20%) MCSA
9 6 (2.20%) MCDBA
9 6 (2.20%) MCP
10 4 (1.47%) PMI Certification
10 4 (1.47%) MCITP
11 3 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.73%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.37%) NCDA
13 1 (0.37%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.73%) QA
3 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 96 (35.16%) Active Directory
2 92 (33.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (13.55%) ISA Server
4 32 (11.72%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.93%) VMware ESX
6 6 (2.20%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (2.20%) XenApp
7 5 (1.83%) DFS Replication
8 4 (1.47%) vSphere
9 2 (0.73%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.73%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.37%) XenServer
10 1 (0.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 49 (17.95%) NetBackup
2 23 (8.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 21 (7.69%) SCCM
4 19 (6.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 10 (3.66%) Netcool
5 10 (3.66%) Unicenter
5 10 (3.66%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 7 (2.56%) SCOM
7 3 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.73%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.37%) Puppet
9 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 95 (34.80%) VMware
2 67 (24.54%) Fujitsu
3 66 (24.18%) Citrix
4 50 (18.32%) Veritas
5 47 (17.22%) Meridio
6 34 (12.45%) Oracle
7 27 (9.89%) Cisco
8 26 (9.52%) HP
9 17 (6.23%) Sun
10 12 (4.40%) McAfee
11 11 (4.03%) Adobe
11 11 (4.03%) EMC
12 10 (3.66%) IBM
13 9 (3.30%) Sophos
13 9 (3.30%) Lotus
14 7 (2.56%) SonicWALL
14 7 (2.56%) Apple
15 6 (2.20%) SAP
16 5 (1.83%) Google
17 4 (1.47%) Novell
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