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 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 133 131 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 22.81% 26.41% 22.36%
As % of the Vendors category 33.17% 39.58% 41.04%
Number of salaries quoted 62 77 66
Average salary £36,500 £33,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.60% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,875 £20,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £45,000 £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
401 331 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 68.78% 66.73% 54.47%
Number of salaries quoted 212 168 190
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 November 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 210 (73.68%) Windows
2 132 (46.32%) MS Excel
3 130 (45.61%) Security Cleared
4 123 (43.16%) Active Directory
5 114 (40.00%) DV Cleared
6 113 (39.65%) VMware
7 112 (39.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 105 (36.84%) SQL
9 103 (36.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 102 (35.79%) SC Cleared
11 80 (28.07%) Incident Management
12 79 (27.72%) DNS
13 76 (26.67%) Fujitsu
14 73 (25.61%) Citrix
14 73 (25.61%) Finance
15 69 (24.21%) Telecoms
16 68 (23.86%) PowerShell
17 66 (23.16%) DHCP
18 64 (22.46%) Retail
19 60 (21.05%) SQL Server
20 59 (20.70%) MS Exchange
21 57 (20.00%) Time Management
22 56 (19.65%) Statistics
22 56 (19.65%) IIS
22 56 (19.65%) Veritas
22 56 (19.65%) NetBackup
23 54 (18.95%) Meridio
24 52 (18.25%) HP
25 51 (17.89%) SharePoint
26 50 (17.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 59 (20.70%) MS Exchange
2 56 (19.65%) IIS
3 51 (17.89%) SharePoint
4 44 (15.44%) SharePoint 2010
5 42 (14.74%) Apache
6 34 (11.93%) Exchange Server 2003
7 32 (11.23%) Live Communications Server
8 26 (9.12%) Exchange Server 2010
9 25 (8.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 14 (4.91%) Exchange Server 2007
10 14 (4.91%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (2.11%) Lotus Domino
12 5 (1.75%) IBM Notes
13 3 (1.05%) ArcGIS
13 3 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.70%) MS Project Server
14 2 (0.70%) CMS
14 2 (0.70%) SAS
15 1 (0.35%) GroupWise
15 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 132 (46.32%) MS Excel
2 34 (11.93%) MS Office
3 14 (4.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (3.51%) MS Project
5 6 (2.11%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.35%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (3.51%) SiteCatalyst
2 3 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.35%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 79 (27.72%) DNS
2 66 (23.16%) DHCP
3 40 (14.04%) Internet
4 34 (11.93%) TCP/IP
5 22 (7.72%) Firewall
6 21 (7.37%) WAN
6 21 (7.37%) LAN
7 15 (5.26%) SAN
8 9 (3.16%) VoIP
9 6 (2.11%) PBX
9 6 (2.11%) TETRA
9 6 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (2.11%) Multicast
10 3 (1.05%) Wireless
10 3 (1.05%) VPN
10 3 (1.05%) HTTP
11 2 (0.70%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.70%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (0.35%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 44 (15.44%) EDRMS
3 43 (15.09%) IDOL
4 22 (7.72%) Relational Database
5 20 (7.02%) RDBMS
6 14 (4.91%) MS Access
7 13 (4.56%) Oracle Database 10g
7 13 (4.56%) Oracle Database
8 11 (3.86%) SQL Server 2000
9 10 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (1.40%) MySQL
15 2 (0.70%) Oracle9i Database
15 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
16 1 (0.35%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (2.81%) MSI
2 6 (2.11%) NUnit
2 6 (2.11%) MSTest
2 6 (2.11%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (2.11%) Moq
3 3 (1.05%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.05%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.70%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.70%) Selenium
5 1 (0.35%) JIRA
General
1 73 (25.61%) Finance
2 69 (24.21%) Telecoms
3 64 (22.46%) Retail
4 16 (5.61%) Marketing
5 12 (4.21%) German Language
6 11 (3.86%) Legal
7 8 (2.81%) French Language
8 5 (1.75%) Back Office
9 1 (0.35%) Electronics
9 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.35%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 132 (46.32%) Support Engineer
2 63 (22.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 62 (21.75%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 30 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 30 (10.53%) Technical Support
5 27 (9.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 22 (7.72%) Messaging Engineer
6 22 (7.72%) Messaging Support Engineer
7 19 (6.67%) Developer
8 18 (6.32%) Technical Support Engineer
8 18 (6.32%) Technical Engineer
9 13 (4.56%) Integration Engineer
10 12 (4.21%) Support Specialist
11 11 (3.86%) Consultant
11 11 (3.86%) Technical Support Specialist
11 11 (3.86%) Technical Specialist
11 11 (3.86%) Implementation Specialist
12 10 (3.51%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 10 (3.51%) E-Commerce Manager
12 10 (3.51%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.96%) .NET
2 10 (3.51%) ASP.NET
3 7 (2.46%) HTML
3 7 (2.46%) WPF
3 7 (2.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (2.11%) Castle Windsor
4 6 (2.11%) Ninject
4 6 (2.11%) Razor View Engine
4 6 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 6 (2.11%) Unity DI Container
4 6 (2.11%) WCF
4 6 (2.11%) Spring.NET
4 6 (2.11%) WinForms
5 4 (1.40%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.40%) XML
6 3 (1.05%) CSS
7 2 (0.70%) COM
7 2 (0.70%) MFC
7 2 (0.70%) OLE DB
7 2 (0.70%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 56 (19.65%) Statistics
2 33 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (9.82%) Blackberry
4 26 (9.12%) Clustering
5 24 (8.42%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (4.21%) Thin Client
6 12 (4.21%) Fat Client
7 11 (3.86%) Mathematics
8 8 (2.81%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.81%) User Experience
9 6 (2.11%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (1.75%) Replication
10 5 (1.75%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.40%) Computer Science
12 3 (1.05%) Handset
12 3 (1.05%) Performance Metrics
13 2 (0.70%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.70%) MPEG
13 2 (0.70%) Home Automation
13 2 (0.70%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 210 (73.68%) Windows
2 112 (39.30%) Windows Server 2003
3 49 (17.19%) Windows XP
4 46 (16.14%) Windows 7
5 38 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (10.53%) Linux
7 28 (9.82%) Windows 2000 Server
8 20 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (6.32%) UNIX
10 15 (5.26%) Solaris
11 14 (4.91%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.35%) Android
13 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (28.07%) Incident Management
2 57 (20.00%) Time Management
3 48 (16.84%) Coaching
4 46 (16.14%) Mentoring
5 34 (11.93%) Software Deployment
6 32 (11.23%) Release Management
6 32 (11.23%) ITIL
7 31 (10.88%) Software Distribution
8 22 (7.72%) High Availability
9 19 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (6.32%) Validation
11 17 (5.96%) Project Management
11 17 (5.96%) Problem Management
11 17 (5.96%) Analytics
12 13 (4.56%) Service Delivery
13 12 (4.21%) E-Commerce
13 12 (4.21%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (3.86%) Systems Analysis
15 10 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
16 9 (3.16%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 105 (36.84%) SQL
2 68 (23.86%) PowerShell
3 15 (5.26%) VB
3 15 (5.26%) C#
4 14 (4.91%) VBScript
5 10 (3.51%) C
6 7 (2.46%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.75%) C++
7 5 (1.75%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.40%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.05%) PHP
10 2 (0.70%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.70%) VC++
10 2 (0.70%) Python
10 2 (0.70%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 130 (45.61%) Security Cleared
2 114 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 102 (35.79%) SC Cleared
4 25 (8.77%) Degree
5 9 (3.16%) CCNA
5 9 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.40%) MCSE
8 3 (1.05%) MCSA
8 3 (1.05%) MCDBA
8 3 (1.05%) MCP
8 3 (1.05%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.05%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.70%) PMP
10 1 (0.35%) HND
10 1 (0.35%) MCITP
10 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.86%) SLA
2 3 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 123 (43.16%) Active Directory
2 103 (36.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (15.44%) Hyper-V
4 42 (14.74%) ISA Server
5 8 (2.81%) VMware ESX
6 5 (1.75%) DFS Replication
6 5 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.70%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.70%) vSphere
8 2 (0.70%) Firmware
9 1 (0.35%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.35%) XenApp
9 1 (0.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 56 (19.65%) NetBackup
2 50 (17.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 50 (17.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 40 (14.04%) SCCM
4 24 (8.42%) SCOM
5 12 (4.21%) Netcool
5 12 (4.21%) Unicenter
5 12 (4.21%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 3 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.70%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 113 (39.65%) VMware
2 76 (26.67%) Fujitsu
3 73 (25.61%) Citrix
4 56 (19.65%) Veritas
5 54 (18.95%) Meridio
6 52 (18.25%) HP
7 39 (13.68%) Oracle
8 37 (12.98%) McAfee
9 34 (11.93%) Sophos
10 25 (8.77%) Cisco
11 15 (5.26%) Sun
12 12 (4.21%) EMC
13 11 (3.86%) IBM
13 11 (3.86%) Adobe
14 9 (3.16%) SonicWALL
15 8 (2.81%) Symantec
16 7 (2.46%) Apple
17 6 (2.11%) Lotus
18 5 (1.75%) SAP
19 4 (1.40%) CA
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