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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 1 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 96 136 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 26.74% 26.31% 24.84%
As % of the Vendors category 44.65% 40.72% 36.96%
Number of salaries quoted 83 84 72
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £26,000 £24,150
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
215 334 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 59.89% 64.60% 67.22%
Number of salaries quoted 166 177 177
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,850 £60,000
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 31 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 31 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 86 (46.74%) MS Excel
2 81 (44.02%) Windows
3 69 (37.50%) SQL
4 58 (31.52%) VMware
5 53 (28.80%) MS Exchange
6 52 (28.26%) Active Directory
7 46 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 45 (24.46%) Cisco
9 44 (23.91%) C#
9 44 (23.91%) .NET
10 41 (22.28%) ITIL
11 40 (21.74%) ASP.NET
12 35 (19.02%) SQL Server
12 35 (19.02%) jQuery
13 34 (18.48%) HTML
14 32 (17.39%) Firewall
14 32 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
14 32 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
15 30 (16.30%) CSS
16 29 (15.76%) Agile Software Development
16 29 (15.76%) Degree
17 27 (14.67%) Windows Server 2012
18 26 (14.13%) Windows Server 2008
19 25 (13.59%) Juniper
20 24 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
21 23 (12.50%) MS Office
21 23 (12.50%) JavaScript
21 23 (12.50%) LAN
21 23 (12.50%) WAN
21 23 (12.50%) Data Centre

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 53 (28.80%) MS Exchange
2 46 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 21 (11.41%) Lync
5 14 (7.61%) IIS
6 8 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (3.80%) SharePoint Server
7 7 (3.80%) Live Communications Server
8 6 (3.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (3.26%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.63%) Apache
9 3 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.63%) Node.js
10 2 (1.09%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.54%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.54%) JBoss
11 1 (0.54%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 86 (46.74%) MS Excel
2 23 (12.50%) MS Office
3 9 (4.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.09%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (4.35%) PaaS
1 8 (4.35%) Office 365
2 7 (3.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (17.39%) Firewall
2 23 (12.50%) LAN
2 23 (12.50%) WAN
3 14 (7.61%) TCP/IP
3 14 (7.61%) DNS
4 13 (7.07%) DHCP
5 10 (5.43%) Unified Communications
6 8 (4.35%) VoIP
6 8 (4.35%) SAN
6 8 (4.35%) Internet
7 4 (2.17%) NetScaler
8 3 (1.63%) VLAN
8 3 (1.63%) Wireshark
8 3 (1.63%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.09%) Network Security
9 2 (1.09%) IMAP
9 2 (1.09%) POP3
9 2 (1.09%) SMTP
10 1 (0.54%) HTTP
10 1 (0.54%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (19.02%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 8 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 8 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.26%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (3.26%) MySQL
4 5 (2.72%) MS Access
5 4 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.63%) EDRMS
6 3 (1.63%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 16 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (3.26%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.63%) T4 Templates
General
1 21 (11.41%) Finance
2 15 (8.15%) Retail
3 9 (4.89%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.26%) Marketing
5 6 (3.26%) Law
6 4 (2.17%) French Language
6 4 (2.17%) German Language
6 4 (2.17%) Italian Language
6 4 (2.17%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.09%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.54%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 48 (26.09%) Support Engineer
2 35 (19.02%) Developer
3 27 (14.67%) Technical Engineer
4 26 (14.13%) Technical Support
5 25 (13.59%) Technical Support Engineer
6 20 (10.87%) .NET Developer
7 14 (7.61%) Transition Manager
8 11 (5.98%) 1st Line Support
8 11 (5.98%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (5.98%) Architect
8 11 (5.98%) Software Engineer
9 10 (5.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (4.89%) Service Manager
11 8 (4.35%) Enterprise Architect
11 8 (4.35%) Voice Engineer
11 8 (4.35%) Voice Architect
11 8 (4.35%) 1st Line Support Engineer
11 8 (4.35%) Build Engineer
12 7 (3.80%) Service Transition Manager
12 7 (3.80%) Sales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (23.91%) .NET
2 40 (21.74%) ASP.NET
3 35 (19.02%) jQuery
4 34 (18.48%) HTML
5 30 (16.30%) CSS
6 17 (9.24%) COM
7 15 (8.15%) .NET Framework
7 15 (8.15%) HTML5
8 13 (7.07%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (6.52%) XML
10 10 (5.43%) Ajax
11 9 (4.89%) LINQ
11 9 (4.89%) Entity Framework
11 9 (4.89%) D3.js
12 8 (4.35%) XSLT
13 7 (3.80%) CSS3
13 7 (3.80%) WCF
14 6 (3.26%) AngularJS
14 6 (3.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 6 (3.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 19 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.80%) Clustering
6 6 (3.26%) Statistics
6 6 (3.26%) Blackberry
6 6 (3.26%) Life Science
7 5 (2.72%) NHS
8 4 (2.17%) Thin Client
8 4 (2.17%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.17%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.63%) User Experience
9 3 (1.63%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.54%) PKI
10 1 (0.54%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.54%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.54%) iPhone
10 1 (0.54%) iPad
10 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 81 (44.02%) Windows
2 27 (14.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 26 (14.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 16 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (5.43%) Windows XP
6 8 (4.35%) Linux
7 5 (2.72%) Solaris
8 4 (2.17%) UNIX
8 4 (2.17%) Android
9 3 (1.63%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.54%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (22.28%) ITIL
2 29 (15.76%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (8.70%) Incident Management
3 16 (8.70%) Time Management
4 15 (8.15%) MVC
5 12 (6.52%) Software Engineering
6 10 (5.43%) Problem Management
7 9 (4.89%) Performance Management
7 9 (4.89%) Network Design
8 8 (4.35%) TDD
8 8 (4.35%) PRINCE2
8 8 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (4.35%) Network Management
9 7 (3.80%) Business Development
9 7 (3.80%) Mentoring
9 7 (3.80%) Project Management
10 6 (3.26%) Service Management
10 6 (3.26%) ITSM
10 6 (3.26%) Coaching
10 6 (3.26%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 69 (37.50%) SQL
2 44 (23.91%) C#
3 23 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 12 (6.52%) VB.NET
5 11 (5.98%) PowerShell
6 7 (3.80%) T-SQL
6 7 (3.80%) C++
7 6 (3.26%) Java
7 6 (3.26%) JAQL
8 4 (2.17%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.63%) VB
9 3 (1.63%) C
10 2 (1.09%) VBScript
11 1 (0.54%) X++
Qualifications
1 29 (15.76%) Degree
2 24 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (11.41%) Security Cleared
4 17 (9.24%) SC Cleared
5 14 (7.61%) MCTS
6 12 (6.52%) MCSE
7 11 (5.98%) MCP
7 11 (5.98%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (4.35%) MCITP
8 8 (4.35%) MCDBA
8 8 (4.35%) CCNA
8 8 (4.35%) ISEB
9 6 (3.26%) DV Cleared
10 5 (2.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (2.72%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (2.17%) OCA
11 4 (2.17%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (2.17%) CCA
11 4 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (2.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.89%) SLA
2 2 (1.09%) ISO 14001
2 2 (1.09%) QA
2 2 (1.09%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 52 (28.26%) Active Directory
2 32 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (11.96%) VMware ESX
4 19 (10.33%) Hyper-V
5 16 (8.70%) vSphere
6 6 (3.26%) Terminal Services
7 4 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (2.17%) XenApp
7 4 (2.17%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.63%) XenServer
8 3 (1.63%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.54%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (3.80%) SCCM
2 5 (2.72%) SCOM
2 5 (2.72%) NetBackup
3 4 (2.17%) EdgeSight
4 3 (1.63%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.09%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (1.09%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.09%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.54%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.54%) Netcool
6 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.54%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 58 (31.52%) VMware
2 45 (24.46%) Cisco
3 25 (13.59%) Juniper
4 16 (8.70%) Oracle
5 14 (7.61%) Citrix
6 8 (4.35%) HP
6 8 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (4.35%) LANDesk
7 7 (3.80%) AppDynamics
7 7 (3.80%) IBM
8 6 (3.26%) Symantec
8 6 (3.26%) Fujitsu
9 5 (2.72%) Veritas
10 4 (2.17%) Sun
10 4 (2.17%) AppSense
10 4 (2.17%) Meridio
10 4 (2.17%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.63%) CA
11 3 (1.63%) Huawei
11 3 (1.63%) F5
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Pertemps ERP
Salary: £20,000 to £25,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £38,000 to £38,000 per annum £38,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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83Zero
Salary: From £38,000 to £38,000 per annum £7,000 bonus and benefits apply
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago