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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 1 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 100 126 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 26.39% 23.33% 30.19%
As % of the Vendors category 43.29% 35.49% 43.96%
Number of salaries quoted 86 86 103
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £30,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £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
231 355 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 60.95% 65.74% 68.68%
Number of salaries quoted 181 189 209
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,587 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.96% -

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 7 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 88 (49.44%) MS Excel
2 82 (46.07%) Windows
3 67 (37.64%) SQL
4 52 (29.21%) Active Directory
5 50 (28.09%) VMware
6 49 (27.53%) MS Exchange
7 43 (24.16%) C#
7 43 (24.16%) .NET
8 42 (23.60%) ITIL
9 39 (21.91%) Exchange Server 2010
10 38 (21.35%) ASP.NET
11 37 (20.79%) SQL Server
12 36 (20.22%) Cisco
13 35 (19.66%) VMware Infrastructure
14 34 (19.10%) jQuery
15 33 (18.54%) HTML
16 32 (17.98%) Windows Server 2008
17 29 (16.29%) CSS
18 28 (15.73%) Degree
19 26 (14.61%) Security Cleared
19 26 (14.61%) Microsoft Certification
20 25 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
21 24 (13.48%) MS Office
21 24 (13.48%) Exchange Server 2013
22 23 (12.92%) JavaScript
22 23 (12.92%) Finance
22 23 (12.92%) Firewall
23 22 (12.36%) Windows Server 2003
23 22 (12.36%) SC Cleared
23 22 (12.36%) Hyper-V

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 49 (27.53%) MS Exchange
2 39 (21.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (13.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (11.24%) Lync
5 15 (8.43%) IIS
6 11 (6.18%) SharePoint
7 10 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (5.06%) SharePoint Server
8 9 (5.06%) Live Communications Server
9 7 (3.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (2.81%) Apache
10 5 (2.81%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.69%) Node.js
12 2 (1.12%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.56%) JBoss
13 1 (0.56%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.56%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 88 (49.44%) MS Excel
2 24 (13.48%) MS Office
3 9 (5.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.12%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (4.49%) PaaS
1 8 (4.49%) Office 365
2 7 (3.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.92%) Firewall
2 19 (10.67%) DNS
3 18 (10.11%) DHCP
4 15 (8.43%) WAN
4 15 (8.43%) LAN
5 14 (7.87%) TCP/IP
6 11 (6.18%) SAN
7 9 (5.06%) Unified Communications
8 8 (4.49%) Internet
8 8 (4.49%) VoIP
9 6 (3.37%) NetScaler
10 5 (2.81%) iSCSI
10 5 (2.81%) Wireshark
11 3 (1.69%) VLAN
12 2 (1.12%) IMAP
12 2 (1.12%) Network Security
12 2 (1.12%) POP3
12 2 (1.12%) SMTP
13 1 (0.56%) HTTP
13 1 (0.56%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (20.79%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.49%) RDBMS
2 8 (4.49%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.37%) MySQL
3 6 (3.37%) MS Access
4 5 (2.81%) EDRMS
4 5 (2.81%) IDOL
4 5 (2.81%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 15 (8.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (3.37%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.69%) T4 Templates
4 1 (0.56%) Selenium
4 1 (0.56%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
General
1 23 (12.92%) Finance
2 16 (8.99%) Retail
3 12 (6.74%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.49%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.93%) Marketing
6 4 (2.25%) French Language
6 4 (2.25%) German Language
6 4 (2.25%) Italian Language
6 4 (2.25%) Spanish Language
6 4 (2.25%) Law
7 2 (1.12%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.56%) Electronics
8 1 (0.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (24.72%) Support Engineer
2 32 (17.98%) Developer
3 25 (14.04%) Technical Support
4 22 (12.36%) Technical Support Engineer
4 22 (12.36%) Technical Engineer
5 16 (8.99%) .NET Developer
5 16 (8.99%) Architect
6 14 (7.87%) 3rd Line Support
7 12 (6.74%) Transition Manager
7 12 (6.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 11 (6.18%) 1st Line Support
9 9 (5.06%) Software Engineer
9 9 (5.06%) Service Manager
10 8 (4.49%) Enterprise Architect
10 8 (4.49%) Voice Engineer
10 8 (4.49%) Voice Architect
10 8 (4.49%) Build Engineer
10 8 (4.49%) 1st Line Support Engineer
11 7 (3.93%) Service Transition Manager
11 7 (3.93%) Sales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (24.16%) .NET
2 38 (21.35%) ASP.NET
3 34 (19.10%) jQuery
4 33 (18.54%) HTML
5 29 (16.29%) CSS
6 16 (8.99%) .NET Framework
7 15 (8.43%) XML
7 15 (8.43%) COM
8 12 (6.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (6.74%) HTML5
9 11 (6.18%) Entity Framework
9 11 (6.18%) Ajax
10 10 (5.62%) XSLT
11 9 (5.06%) D3.js
11 9 (5.06%) LINQ
12 7 (3.93%) WCF
13 6 (3.37%) AngularJS
13 6 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 6 (3.37%) JSON
14 4 (2.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.43%) Data Centre
3 13 (7.30%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (5.06%) Statistics
5 8 (4.49%) Clustering
5 8 (4.49%) Blackberry
5 8 (4.49%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.81%) Fat Client
6 5 (2.81%) NHS
6 5 (2.81%) Thin Client
7 4 (2.25%) Life Science
7 4 (2.25%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.69%) User Experience
8 3 (1.69%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.56%) PKI
9 1 (0.56%) DTV
9 1 (0.56%) iPhone
9 1 (0.56%) iPad
9 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.56%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 82 (46.07%) Windows
2 32 (17.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (12.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (11.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (10.67%) Windows 7
6 14 (7.87%) Windows XP
7 8 (4.49%) Linux
8 5 (2.81%) Solaris
9 4 (2.25%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.25%) UNIX
9 4 (2.25%) Android
10 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.56%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (23.60%) ITIL
2 25 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (11.80%) Incident Management
4 18 (10.11%) Time Management
5 14 (7.87%) MVC
6 11 (6.18%) Problem Management
6 11 (6.18%) Coaching
7 10 (5.62%) Mentoring
8 9 (5.06%) Performance Management
8 9 (5.06%) Software Engineering
8 9 (5.06%) Network Design
9 8 (4.49%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (4.49%) Network Management
10 7 (3.93%) High Availability
11 6 (3.37%) Web Application Development
11 6 (3.37%) PRINCE2
12 5 (2.81%) CRM
12 5 (2.81%) Project Management
12 5 (2.81%) TDD
12 5 (2.81%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 67 (37.64%) SQL
2 43 (24.16%) C#
3 23 (12.92%) JavaScript
4 15 (8.43%) PowerShell
5 12 (6.74%) VB.NET
6 7 (3.93%) T-SQL
7 6 (3.37%) JAQL
8 5 (2.81%) C++
8 5 (2.81%) Java
9 4 (2.25%) VB
10 3 (1.69%) C
10 3 (1.69%) VBScript
11 2 (1.12%) X++
12 1 (0.56%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (15.73%) Degree
2 26 (14.61%) Security Cleared
2 26 (14.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (12.36%) SC Cleared
4 15 (8.43%) MCTS
5 13 (7.30%) MCP
5 13 (7.30%) MCSE
6 9 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (4.49%) MCDBA
7 8 (4.49%) CCNA
7 8 (4.49%) MCITP
8 7 (3.93%) DV Cleared
9 6 (3.37%) CCA
9 6 (3.37%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (2.81%) ISEB
10 5 (2.81%) MCSA
10 5 (2.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (2.81%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (2.25%) OCA
11 4 (2.25%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.18%) SLA
2 3 (1.69%) QA
3 2 (1.12%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.12%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 52 (29.21%) Active Directory
2 35 (19.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (12.36%) Hyper-V
4 14 (7.87%) VMware ESX
5 11 (6.18%) vSphere
6 8 (4.49%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (4.49%) Terminal Services
7 7 (3.93%) XenApp
7 7 (3.93%) XenDesktop
8 5 (2.81%) XenServer
8 5 (2.81%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.56%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (6.18%) SCCM
2 8 (4.49%) NetBackup
3 7 (3.93%) SCOM
4 6 (3.37%) EdgeSight
5 3 (1.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (1.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (1.12%) Unicenter
6 2 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.12%) Netcool
7 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.56%) SCSM
7 1 (0.56%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 50 (28.09%) VMware
2 36 (20.22%) Cisco
3 19 (10.67%) Citrix
3 19 (10.67%) Juniper
4 15 (8.43%) Oracle
5 11 (6.18%) HP
6 8 (4.49%) Veritas
6 8 (4.49%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (4.49%) Fujitsu
6 8 (4.49%) LANDesk
7 7 (3.93%) AppDynamics
7 7 (3.93%) Meridio
7 7 (3.93%) IBM
8 6 (3.37%) Business Objects
8 6 (3.37%) AppSense
8 6 (3.37%) CheckPoint
9 5 (2.81%) Huawei
9 5 (2.81%) F5
10 4 (2.25%) Symantec
10 4 (2.25%) SAP
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