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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 1 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 86 151 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 24.64% 28.87% 19.60%
As % of the Vendors category 46.74% 42.18% 32.67%
Number of salaries quoted 74 88 49
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,750 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,500
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
184 358 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 52.72% 68.45% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 139 175 164
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £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 28 August 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 71 (40.57%) MS Excel
2 66 (37.71%) Windows
3 58 (33.14%) SQL
4 53 (30.29%) VMware
5 50 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 47 (26.86%) Active Directory
7 46 (26.29%) Cisco
7 46 (26.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 44 (25.14%) .NET
9 41 (23.43%) C#
10 37 (21.14%) ASP.NET
10 37 (21.14%) Firewall
11 36 (20.57%) jQuery
11 36 (20.57%) Exchange Server 2013
12 35 (20.00%) ITIL
12 35 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 32 (18.29%) HTML
14 31 (17.71%) CSS
15 30 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
16 28 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
17 26 (14.86%) LAN
17 26 (14.86%) WAN
17 26 (14.86%) Juniper
18 25 (14.29%) VMware ESX
18 25 (14.29%) Degree
18 25 (14.29%) Data Centre
19 24 (13.71%) JavaScript
20 22 (12.57%) Lync
20 22 (12.57%) VMware Infrastructure
21 21 (12.00%) vSphere

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 50 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 46 (26.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (20.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (12.57%) Lync
5 7 (4.00%) IIS
6 3 (1.71%) Node.js
6 3 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.14%) Live Communications Server
8 1 (0.57%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 71 (40.57%) MS Excel
2 19 (10.86%) MS Office
3 10 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.57%) PaaS
2 8 (4.57%) Office 365
3 7 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (21.14%) Firewall
2 26 (14.86%) LAN
2 26 (14.86%) WAN
3 13 (7.43%) TCP/IP
4 11 (6.29%) Unified Communications
5 8 (4.57%) VoIP
6 6 (3.43%) DHCP
6 6 (3.43%) DNS
7 5 (2.86%) Internet
8 3 (1.71%) NetScaler
8 3 (1.71%) VLAN
9 2 (1.14%) Extranet
9 2 (1.14%) SAN
9 2 (1.14%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.14%) ADSL
9 2 (1.14%) PSTN
10 1 (0.57%) HTTP
10 1 (0.57%) POP3
10 1 (0.57%) SMTP
10 1 (0.57%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.57%) Oracle Database
2 8 (4.57%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.86%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.29%) MySQL
6 4 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.71%) Star Schema
7 3 (1.71%) OLAP
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.57%) MS Access
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.57%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 19 (10.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (4.57%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.71%) T4 Templates
4 1 (0.57%) JIRA
General
1 18 (10.29%) Finance
2 15 (8.57%) Retail
3 10 (5.71%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.00%) Law
4 7 (4.00%) Marketing
5 4 (2.29%) French Language
5 4 (2.29%) German Language
5 4 (2.29%) Italian Language
5 4 (2.29%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.71%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.14%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 43 (24.57%) Support Engineer
2 36 (20.57%) Developer
3 25 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
4 23 (13.14%) .NET Developer
4 23 (13.14%) Technical Support Engineer
4 23 (13.14%) Technical Support
5 15 (8.57%) Transition Manager
6 14 (8.00%) Architect
7 12 (6.86%) 1st Line Support
8 10 (5.71%) Senior Developer
9 9 (5.14%) Service Manager
9 9 (5.14%) Software Engineer
9 9 (5.14%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 8 (4.57%) Build Engineer
10 8 (4.57%) Voice Engineer
10 8 (4.57%) Voice Architect
10 8 (4.57%) Senior .NET Developer
10 8 (4.57%) Enterprise Architect
11 7 (4.00%) Senior Microsoft Developer
11 7 (4.00%) Sales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (25.14%) .NET
2 37 (21.14%) ASP.NET
3 36 (20.57%) jQuery
4 32 (18.29%) HTML
5 31 (17.71%) CSS
6 15 (8.57%) HTML5
7 14 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (8.00%) COM
8 10 (5.71%) .NET Framework
8 10 (5.71%) CSS3
9 9 (5.14%) D3.js
9 9 (5.14%) XML
10 8 (4.57%) XSLT
10 8 (4.57%) Ajax
11 7 (4.00%) LINQ
11 7 (4.00%) Entity Framework
12 5 (2.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 5 (2.86%) MFC
12 5 (2.86%) STL
13 4 (2.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 20 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.43%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.00%) Life Science
5 5 (2.86%) NHS
5 5 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.71%) User Experience
6 3 (1.71%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.71%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.71%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.71%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.14%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.14%) Clustering
7 2 (1.14%) Statistics
7 2 (1.14%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.57%) iPhone
8 1 (0.57%) iPad
8 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 66 (37.71%) Windows
2 28 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (10.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (7.43%) Windows 7
5 7 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (3.43%) Linux
7 4 (2.29%) Solaris
7 4 (2.29%) Android
7 4 (2.29%) UNIX
8 3 (1.71%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.71%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (20.00%) ITIL
2 30 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (10.29%) MVC
4 11 (6.29%) Incident Management
5 10 (5.71%) Software Engineering
5 10 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (5.14%) PRINCE2
6 9 (5.14%) Network Design
6 9 (5.14%) SDLC
7 8 (4.57%) TDD
7 8 (4.57%) Project Management
7 8 (4.57%) Problem Management
7 8 (4.57%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (4.57%) Network Management
8 7 (4.00%) Transition Management
8 7 (4.00%) Business Development
8 7 (4.00%) Time Management
8 7 (4.00%) Performance Management
8 7 (4.00%) Service Management
8 7 (4.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 58 (33.14%) SQL
2 41 (23.43%) C#
3 24 (13.71%) JavaScript
4 12 (6.86%) VB.NET
5 7 (4.00%) T-SQL
5 7 (4.00%) Java
5 7 (4.00%) TypeScript
6 6 (3.43%) C++
7 4 (2.29%) JAQL
8 3 (1.71%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.71%) C
9 1 (0.57%) VB
9 1 (0.57%) X++
Qualifications
1 25 (14.29%) Degree
2 19 (10.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (6.86%) MCTS
3 12 (6.86%) MCSE
4 11 (6.29%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (5.71%) ISEB
6 9 (5.14%) CCNA
7 8 (4.57%) MCP
7 8 (4.57%) MCITP
7 8 (4.57%) Security Cleared
8 6 (3.43%) SC Cleared
9 5 (2.86%) MCDBA
10 4 (2.29%) MCSA
11 2 (1.14%) CCNP
11 2 (1.14%) CCA
11 2 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.14%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.14%) SLA
2 3 (1.71%) QA
System Software
1 47 (26.86%) Active Directory
2 25 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 22 (12.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (12.00%) vSphere
5 14 (8.00%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.29%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.71%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.71%) XenApp
7 3 (1.71%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.57%) XenServer
9 1 (0.57%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.71%) SCCM
1 3 (1.71%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.14%) SCOM
2 2 (1.14%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (1.14%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (1.14%) EdgeSight
3 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.57%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.57%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 53 (30.29%) VMware
2 46 (26.29%) Cisco
3 26 (14.86%) Juniper
4 14 (8.00%) Oracle
5 10 (5.71%) Citrix
6 8 (4.57%) Symantec
7 7 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (4.00%) AppDynamics
8 5 (2.86%) LANDesk
9 4 (2.29%) IBM
9 4 (2.29%) Sun
10 3 (1.71%) HP
10 3 (1.71%) CA
10 3 (1.71%) AppSense
10 3 (1.71%) BT
11 2 (1.14%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.14%) ZyXEL
11 2 (1.14%) Draytek
12 1 (0.57%) F5
12 1 (0.57%) SonicWALL
Bracknell, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £22k - 28k per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lightfoot Solutions UK Limited
Salary: Package dependent on experience including BUPA and company pension.
Posted: 18 days ago