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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Berkshire / Bracknell
Rank 3 1 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 86 147 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 22.93% 30.37% 15.26%
As % of the Vendors category 45.50% 53.26% 27.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81 138 55
Median salary £50,000 £43,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% -14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,950 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +1.33%

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
189 276 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 50.40% 57.02% 56.01%
Number of salaries quoted 150 232 196
Median salary £50,000 £46,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% -7.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +2.40%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

The demand trend of job ads across the Bracknell region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 February 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bracknell region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 70 (40.23%) SQL
2 69 (39.66%) C#
3 54 (31.03%) Windows
3 54 (31.03%) MS Excel
4 45 (25.86%) TDD
5 42 (24.14%) VMware
6 41 (23.56%) Active Directory
7 40 (22.99%) ITIL
7 40 (22.99%) VMware Infrastructure
8 38 (21.84%) C++
8 38 (21.84%) .NET
8 38 (21.84%) SDLC
9 36 (20.69%) SQL Server
10 34 (19.54%) Multithreading
10 34 (19.54%) Software Engineering
11 33 (18.97%) Visual Studio
12 31 (17.82%) COM
12 31 (17.82%) STL
12 31 (17.82%) MFC
12 31 (17.82%) HTML
12 31 (17.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 30 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
14 29 (16.67%) CSS
15 28 (16.09%) Analytics
16 26 (14.94%) ASP.NET
17 24 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
17 24 (13.79%) MVC
18 22 (12.64%) AngularJS
19 21 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
19 21 (12.07%) JavaScript

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 15 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (7.47%) SAS
4 6 (3.45%) IBM Domino
5 5 (2.87%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.87%) IIS
6 2 (1.15%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 54 (31.03%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.62%) MS Office
3 13 (7.47%) SPSS Modeler
4 3 (1.72%) MS Project
5 2 (1.15%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.15%) RoboHelp
6 1 (0.57%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.15%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.87%) Office 365
3 4 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.15%) IaaS
4 2 (1.15%) SaaS
5 1 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.32%) Internet
2 9 (5.17%) WAN
3 8 (4.60%) LAN
3 8 (4.60%) SAN
4 6 (3.45%) DNS
4 6 (3.45%) Firewall
5 4 (2.30%) Network Security
6 3 (1.72%) DHCP
6 3 (1.72%) iSCSI
6 3 (1.72%) NAS
7 2 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.57%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.57%) MPLS
8 1 (0.57%) Skype
8 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.47%) Power BI
2 13 (7.47%) QlikView
3 10 (5.75%) Big Data
4 7 (4.02%) Hadoop
4 7 (4.02%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.87%) MySQL
6 4 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 33 (18.97%) Visual Studio
2 8 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.72%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.72%) IntelliJ
3 3 (1.72%) NetBeans
4 2 (1.15%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (11.49%) Finance
2 3 (1.72%) Billing
2 3 (1.72%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.15%) Advertising
3 2 (1.15%) Banking
3 2 (1.15%) Law
3 2 (1.15%) Marketing
4 1 (0.57%) Legal
4 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (21.26%) Developer
2 31 (17.82%) C++ Software Engineer
2 31 (17.82%) Software Engineer
3 22 (12.64%) Analyst
4 20 (11.49%) Support Engineer
5 19 (10.92%) C# Developer
6 17 (9.77%) Architect
7 14 (8.05%) .NET Developer
8 11 (6.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (5.75%) 1st Line Support
9 10 (5.75%) Service Analyst
9 10 (5.75%) Service Desk Analyst
9 10 (5.75%) Technical Architect
9 10 (5.75%) Technical Engineer
9 10 (5.75%) Technical Support
10 9 (5.17%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 9 (5.17%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 9 (5.17%) Senior Software Engineer
10 9 (5.17%) Support Analyst
10 9 (5.17%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (21.84%) .NET
2 31 (17.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 31 (17.82%) COM
2 31 (17.82%) HTML
2 31 (17.82%) MFC
2 31 (17.82%) STL
3 29 (16.67%) CSS
4 26 (14.94%) ASP.NET
5 22 (12.64%) AngularJS
6 20 (11.49%) jQuery
7 17 (9.77%) RESTful
8 13 (7.47%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (4.60%) MEAN Stack
10 7 (4.02%) NHibernate
10 7 (4.02%) Unity DI Container
10 7 (4.02%) XML
11 6 (3.45%) WinForms
12 5 (2.87%) .NET Framework
12 5 (2.87%) D3.js
12 5 (2.87%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.02%) Clustering
3 6 (3.45%) Client/Server
3 6 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.45%) Virtual Team
4 3 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (1.72%) NHS
5 2 (1.15%) Replication
6 1 (0.57%) BBC
6 1 (0.57%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.57%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 54 (31.03%) Windows
2 18 (10.34%) Windows Server
3 15 (8.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (6.32%) Windows 7
5 10 (5.75%) Windows 10
6 9 (5.17%) Windows 8
7 8 (4.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (4.02%) Linux
9 5 (2.87%) Android
10 3 (1.72%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.57%) CentOS
11 1 (0.57%) Debian
11 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (25.86%) TDD
2 40 (22.99%) ITIL
3 38 (21.84%) SDLC
4 34 (19.54%) Multithreading
4 34 (19.54%) Software Engineering
5 30 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (16.09%) Analytics
7 24 (13.79%) MVC
8 18 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (10.34%) Presales
9 17 (9.77%) API Design
10 16 (9.20%) BDD
11 15 (8.62%) Service Delivery
12 13 (7.47%) Asset Management
12 13 (7.47%) SOA
13 12 (6.90%) ITSM
14 11 (6.32%) Change Control
14 11 (6.32%) Mathematics
14 11 (6.32%) Service Design
15 10 (5.75%) Energy Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (40.23%) SQL
2 69 (39.66%) C#
3 38 (21.84%) C++
4 21 (12.07%) JavaScript
5 15 (8.62%) Java
6 13 (7.47%) Python
6 13 (7.47%) R
7 9 (5.17%) C
8 5 (2.87%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.30%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.30%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.57%) F#
10 1 (0.57%) Perl
10 1 (0.57%) RPG
10 1 (0.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
2 15 (8.62%) SC Cleared
2 15 (8.62%) Security Cleared
3 14 (8.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (4.60%) Degree
5 8 (4.60%) MCSA
5 8 (4.60%) MCSE
6 6 (3.45%) IBM Certification
6 6 (3.45%) MCITP
7 3 (1.72%) CCNA
7 3 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.72%) MCP
8 2 (1.15%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.57%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.32%) SLA
2 2 (1.15%) ISO19770
3 1 (0.57%) COBIT
3 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 41 (23.56%) Active Directory
2 40 (22.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.17%) Hyper-V
3 9 (5.17%) Virtual Desktop
3 9 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.15%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.57%) KVM
5 1 (0.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.15%) Backup Exec
1 2 (1.15%) SCCM
1 2 (1.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (1.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 2 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.57%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.57%) Kibana
2 1 (0.57%) Nagios
2 1 (0.57%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (24.14%) VMware
2 19 (10.92%) IBM
3 17 (9.77%) Cisco
4 13 (7.47%) Tableau
5 8 (4.60%) Symantec
6 6 (3.45%) Citrix
7 4 (2.30%) Veritas
8 3 (1.72%) Adobe
9 2 (1.15%) Altiris
9 2 (1.15%) F5
9 2 (1.15%) Forcepoint
9 2 (1.15%) Fujitsu
9 2 (1.15%) Google
9 2 (1.15%) Juniper
9 2 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.15%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.15%) Veeam
10 1 (0.57%) CommVault
10 1 (0.57%) NetApp
10 1 (0.57%) Nimble Storage
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