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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 121 105 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 20.47% 23.18% 23.08%
As % of the Vendors category 31.35% 34.54% 42.55%
Number of salaries quoted 64 66 64
Average salary £40,000 £35,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.47% +0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £48,750 £52,500
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
386 304 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 65.31% 67.11% 54.23%
Number of salaries quoted 223 152 172
Average salary £47,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £22,000 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 217 (74.83%) Windows
2 134 (46.21%) MS Excel
2 134 (46.21%) Security Cleared
3 128 (44.14%) Active Directory
4 119 (41.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 119 (41.03%) DV Cleared
5 118 (40.69%) VMware
6 109 (37.59%) SQL
7 108 (37.24%) SC Cleared
8 106 (36.55%) VMware Infrastructure
9 83 (28.62%) Incident Management
9 83 (28.62%) Finance
10 79 (27.24%) DNS
11 77 (26.55%) Citrix
12 76 (26.21%) Fujitsu
13 75 (25.86%) PowerShell
14 69 (23.79%) Telecoms
15 66 (22.76%) DHCP
16 65 (22.41%) SQL Server
16 65 (22.41%) Retail
17 60 (20.69%) NetBackup
17 60 (20.69%) MS Exchange
18 58 (20.00%) Veritas
18 58 (20.00%) Meridio
18 58 (20.00%) Statistics
19 57 (19.66%) IIS
20 56 (19.31%) Time Management
21 55 (18.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
22 54 (18.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
23 53 (18.28%) HP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 60 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 57 (19.66%) IIS
3 51 (17.59%) SharePoint
4 45 (15.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 45 (15.52%) Apache
5 34 (11.72%) Exchange Server 2003
6 32 (11.03%) Live Communications Server
7 26 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2010
8 24 (8.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 15 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2013
10 14 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (2.07%) Lotus Domino
12 5 (1.72%) IBM Notes
12 5 (1.72%) ArcGIS
13 3 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (1.03%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.69%) MS Project Server
14 2 (0.69%) CMS
15 1 (0.34%) GroupWise
15 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 134 (46.21%) MS Excel
2 32 (11.03%) MS Office
3 16 (5.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (3.45%) MS Project
5 6 (2.07%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.34%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (3.79%) SiteCatalyst
2 3 (1.03%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.34%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 79 (27.24%) DNS
2 66 (22.76%) DHCP
3 37 (12.76%) Internet
4 29 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 21 (7.24%) Firewall
6 20 (6.90%) WAN
6 20 (6.90%) LAN
7 16 (5.52%) SAN
8 7 (2.41%) VoIP
9 6 (2.07%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (1.38%) Multicast
10 4 (1.38%) TETRA
10 4 (1.38%) PBX
11 3 (1.03%) VPN
11 3 (1.03%) HTTP
11 3 (1.03%) Wireless
12 2 (0.69%) Wireshark
12 2 (0.69%) Ethernet
13 1 (0.34%) FTP
13 1 (0.34%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (22.41%) SQL Server
2 46 (15.86%) IDOL
3 45 (15.52%) EDRMS
4 16 (5.52%) Relational Database
5 15 (5.17%) MS Access
5 15 (5.17%) RDBMS
6 13 (4.48%) Oracle Database 10g
6 13 (4.48%) Oracle Database
7 11 (3.79%) SQL Server 2000
8 10 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.69%) MySQL
12 2 (0.69%) Oracle9i Database
13 1 (0.34%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 12 (4.14%) Selenium
2 8 (2.76%) MSI
3 3 (1.03%) NUnit
3 3 (1.03%) StarTeam
3 3 (1.03%) MSTest
3 3 (1.03%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (1.03%) Moq
3 3 (1.03%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.69%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.34%) JIRA
General
1 83 (28.62%) Finance
2 69 (23.79%) Telecoms
3 65 (22.41%) Retail
4 15 (5.17%) Marketing
5 12 (4.14%) Legal
6 7 (2.41%) German Language
7 5 (1.72%) Back Office
7 5 (1.72%) French Language
8 1 (0.34%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.34%) Electronics
8 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 134 (46.21%) Support Engineer
2 64 (22.07%) 2nd Line Support
3 63 (21.72%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 30 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
5 27 (9.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 25 (8.62%) Technical Support
7 21 (7.24%) Messaging Engineer
7 21 (7.24%) Messaging Support Engineer
8 15 (5.17%) Developer
9 14 (4.83%) Technical Support Engineer
9 14 (4.83%) Technical Engineer
9 14 (4.83%) Integration Engineer
10 12 (4.14%) Support Specialist
11 11 (3.79%) Consultant
11 11 (3.79%) E-Commerce Manager
11 11 (3.79%) Implementation Specialist
11 11 (3.79%) Technical Specialist
11 11 (3.79%) Technical Support Specialist
12 10 (3.45%) QA Engineer
12 10 (3.45%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.93%) .NET
2 10 (3.45%) Web Services
3 7 (2.41%) HTML
4 6 (2.07%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.38%) XML
5 4 (1.38%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.38%) WPF
5 4 (1.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (1.03%) Castle Windsor
6 3 (1.03%) Ninject
6 3 (1.03%) Razor View Engine
6 3 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (1.03%) Unity DI Container
6 3 (1.03%) WCF
6 3 (1.03%) Spring.NET
6 3 (1.03%) WinForms
7 2 (0.69%) JSON
7 2 (0.69%) jQuery
7 2 (0.69%) OLE DB
7 2 (0.69%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 58 (20.00%) Statistics
2 34 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (9.66%) Blackberry
4 24 (8.28%) Enterprise Software
5 23 (7.93%) Clustering
6 13 (4.48%) Thin Client
6 13 (4.48%) Fat Client
7 12 (4.14%) Mathematics
8 9 (3.10%) User Experience
8 9 (3.10%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.72%) Replication
9 5 (1.72%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.38%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.38%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (1.03%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (1.03%) PKI
11 3 (1.03%) Handset
12 2 (0.69%) MPEG
12 2 (0.69%) Streaming Media
12 2 (0.69%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 217 (74.83%) Windows
2 119 (41.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 50 (17.24%) Windows 7
4 49 (16.90%) Windows XP
5 40 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (9.66%) Windows 2000 Server
6 28 (9.66%) Linux
7 20 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (5.17%) UNIX
9 14 (4.83%) Windows 8
10 12 (4.14%) Solaris
11 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.34%) Android
12 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (28.62%) Incident Management
2 56 (19.31%) Time Management
3 53 (18.28%) Coaching
4 49 (16.90%) Mentoring
5 36 (12.41%) Software Deployment
6 34 (11.72%) Release Management
7 33 (11.38%) ITIL
7 33 (11.38%) Software Distribution
8 24 (8.28%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (7.24%) High Availability
10 18 (6.21%) Problem Management
10 18 (6.21%) Project Management
11 17 (5.86%) Scrum
12 16 (5.52%) Analytics
13 14 (4.83%) Service Delivery
13 14 (4.83%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (4.48%) E-Commerce
14 13 (4.48%) Validation
15 12 (4.14%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (4.14%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 109 (37.59%) SQL
2 75 (25.86%) PowerShell
3 21 (7.24%) C#
4 18 (6.21%) VB
5 17 (5.86%) VBScript
6 11 (3.79%) C
7 7 (2.41%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.72%) C++
9 4 (1.38%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.38%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.69%) VC++
10 2 (0.69%) Python
10 2 (0.69%) Assembly Language
10 2 (0.69%) PHP
10 2 (0.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 134 (46.21%) Security Cleared
2 119 (41.03%) DV Cleared
3 108 (37.24%) SC Cleared
4 27 (9.31%) Degree
5 10 (3.45%) ISTQB
5 10 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.72%) CCNA
6 5 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.38%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.03%) PMP
8 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.69%) MCSE
10 1 (0.34%) MCSA
10 1 (0.34%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.34%) MCP
10 1 (0.34%) HND
10 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.34%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.14%) SLA
1 12 (4.14%) QA
2 4 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 128 (44.14%) Active Directory
2 106 (36.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (15.86%) Hyper-V
4 45 (15.52%) ISA Server
5 7 (2.41%) VMware ESX
6 5 (1.72%) DFS Replication
6 5 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.69%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.69%) vSphere
7 2 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.69%) Firmware
8 1 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.34%) XenApp
8 1 (0.34%) XenServer
8 1 (0.34%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 60 (20.69%) NetBackup
2 55 (18.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 54 (18.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 42 (14.48%) SCCM
5 24 (8.28%) SCOM
6 13 (4.48%) Netcool
6 13 (4.48%) Unicenter
6 13 (4.48%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 4 (1.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.69%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 118 (40.69%) VMware
2 77 (26.55%) Citrix
3 76 (26.21%) Fujitsu
4 58 (20.00%) Meridio
4 58 (20.00%) Veritas
5 53 (18.28%) HP
6 43 (14.83%) Oracle
7 39 (13.45%) McAfee
8 36 (12.41%) Sophos
9 21 (7.24%) Cisco
10 13 (4.48%) IBM
10 13 (4.48%) EMC
11 12 (4.14%) Adobe
11 12 (4.14%) Sun
12 9 (3.10%) Symantec
12 9 (3.10%) SonicWALL
13 7 (2.41%) Apple
14 6 (2.07%) Lotus
14 6 (2.07%) SAP
15 5 (1.72%) ESRI
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