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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 84 113 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 16.50% 22.03% 36.70%
As % of the Vendors category 30.32% 35.31% 46.27%
Number of salaries quoted 58 76 125
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,250 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £47,500
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
277 320 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 54.42% 62.38% 79.30%
Number of salaries quoted 184 183 219
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +37.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £57,500
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 24 April 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 110 (57.59%) Windows
2 94 (49.21%) MS Excel
3 81 (42.41%) SQL
4 65 (34.03%) Active Directory
5 63 (32.98%) Security Cleared
6 58 (30.37%) SC Cleared
7 57 (29.84%) VMware
7 57 (29.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 49 (25.65%) Finance
9 48 (25.13%) SQL Server
10 46 (24.08%) VMware Infrastructure
11 41 (21.47%) DV Cleared
11 41 (21.47%) Incident Management
12 39 (20.42%) .NET
12 39 (20.42%) C#
13 38 (19.90%) MS Exchange
14 36 (18.85%) PowerShell
15 35 (18.32%) Coaching
15 35 (18.32%) ITIL
16 34 (17.80%) Citrix
16 34 (17.80%) Telecoms
17 33 (17.28%) DNS
18 32 (16.75%) DHCP
18 32 (16.75%) Windows Server 2008
19 30 (15.71%) Degree
20 29 (15.18%) IIS
20 29 (15.18%) Retail
21 28 (14.66%) Agile Software Development
22 27 (14.14%) MS Office
22 27 (14.14%) Time Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 38 (19.90%) MS Exchange
2 29 (15.18%) IIS
3 25 (13.09%) SharePoint
4 19 (9.95%) Apache
4 19 (9.95%) SharePoint 2010
5 18 (9.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (6.81%) Live Communications Server
6 13 (6.81%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (6.28%) SharePoint Server
8 11 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (4.71%) Lync
10 7 (3.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (2.09%) ArcGIS
11 4 (2.09%) WebSphere
11 4 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (1.57%) Node.js
13 2 (1.05%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.52%) GroupWise
14 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.52%) JBoss
Applications
1 94 (49.21%) MS Excel
2 27 (14.14%) MS Office
3 14 (7.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.57%) MS Project
5 2 (1.05%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.52%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.52%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.09%) PaaS
2 3 (1.57%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (1.57%) Office 365
3 2 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (17.28%) DNS
2 32 (16.75%) DHCP
3 19 (9.95%) SAN
4 15 (7.85%) Internet
5 12 (6.28%) Firewall
6 9 (4.71%) LAN
6 9 (4.71%) WAN
7 6 (3.14%) Wireshark
7 6 (3.14%) iSCSI
7 6 (3.14%) NetScaler
8 5 (2.62%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.57%) VoIP
9 3 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (1.57%) VLAN
9 3 (1.57%) Unified Communications
10 2 (1.05%) Network Security
11 1 (0.52%) Junos
11 1 (0.52%) IMAP
11 1 (0.52%) Wireless
11 1 (0.52%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (25.13%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.95%) EDRMS
2 19 (9.95%) IDOL
3 10 (5.24%) MS Access
4 7 (3.66%) RDBMS
4 7 (3.66%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.14%) MySQL
6 5 (2.62%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (2.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.09%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.09%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (8.38%) Selenium
2 3 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.57%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.57%) T4 Templates
3 1 (0.52%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.52%) JIRA
3 1 (0.52%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.52%) Cucumber
General
1 49 (25.65%) Finance
2 34 (17.80%) Telecoms
3 29 (15.18%) Retail
4 10 (5.24%) Marketing
5 3 (1.57%) Legal
6 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.05%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.52%) Electronics
7 1 (0.52%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (32.98%) Support Engineer
2 22 (11.52%) 3rd Line Support
3 20 (10.47%) 2nd Line Support
3 20 (10.47%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 20 (10.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 16 (8.38%) Technical Support
4 16 (8.38%) Developer
5 15 (7.85%) QA Engineer
6 14 (7.33%) Architect
7 13 (6.81%) Service Manager
8 12 (6.28%) Software Engineer
9 11 (5.76%) Technical Support Engineer
9 11 (5.76%) Technical Engineer
10 9 (4.71%) Senior Software Engineer
10 9 (4.71%) .NET Developer
10 9 (4.71%) Analyst
11 8 (4.19%) Web Engineer
11 8 (4.19%) Web Support Engineer
12 7 (3.66%) Transition Manager
12 7 (3.66%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (20.42%) .NET
2 22 (11.52%) HTML
3 21 (10.99%) ASP.NET
4 18 (9.42%) Web Services
4 18 (9.42%) jQuery
5 16 (8.38%) CSS
5 16 (8.38%) .NET Framework
6 14 (7.33%) XML
7 11 (5.76%) Ajax
7 11 (5.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (5.76%) Entity Framework
8 10 (5.24%) HTML5
9 9 (4.71%) LINQ
10 7 (3.66%) WCF
11 6 (3.14%) JSON
11 6 (3.14%) XSLT
11 6 (3.14%) AngularJS
11 6 (3.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 5 (2.62%) COM
13 4 (2.09%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.61%) Statistics
2 21 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.33%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (6.28%) Blackberry
5 9 (4.71%) Thin Client
5 9 (4.71%) Fat Client
6 8 (4.19%) Clustering
7 6 (3.14%) User Experience
8 5 (2.62%) Performance Metrics
9 4 (2.09%) PKI
9 4 (2.09%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.57%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.57%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.52%) E-Learning
11 1 (0.52%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.52%) Animation
11 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.52%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 110 (57.59%) Windows
2 57 (29.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 32 (16.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (11.52%) Windows 7
5 19 (9.95%) Windows XP
6 12 (6.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (5.76%) Linux
8 9 (4.71%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (2.09%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.09%) Solaris
10 3 (1.57%) UNIX
11 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.52%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (21.47%) Incident Management
2 35 (18.32%) ITIL
2 35 (18.32%) Coaching
3 28 (14.66%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (14.14%) Time Management
5 23 (12.04%) Scrum
6 21 (10.99%) Mentoring
7 15 (7.85%) Software Testing
8 14 (7.33%) Release Management
8 14 (7.33%) Software Delivery
8 14 (7.33%) Software Distribution
8 14 (7.33%) Software Deployment
9 13 (6.81%) Automation Testing
10 12 (6.28%) Software Engineering
11 11 (5.76%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (5.24%) Problem Management
13 9 (4.71%) MVC
13 9 (4.71%) ETL
14 8 (4.19%) Performance Tuning
15 7 (3.66%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 81 (42.41%) SQL
2 39 (20.42%) C#
3 36 (18.85%) PowerShell
4 18 (9.42%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.19%) VBScript
5 8 (4.19%) VB
6 7 (3.66%) T-SQL
7 6 (3.14%) JAQL
8 3 (1.57%) C
9 2 (1.05%) Java
9 2 (1.05%) X++
10 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.52%) C++
10 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (32.98%) Security Cleared
2 58 (30.37%) SC Cleared
3 41 (21.47%) DV Cleared
4 30 (15.71%) Degree
5 15 (7.85%) ISTQB
5 15 (7.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 15 (7.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (5.24%) MCTS
7 9 (4.71%) MCP
8 6 (3.14%) CCA
8 6 (3.14%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (2.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (2.09%) OCA
10 4 (2.09%) Oracle Certification
10 4 (2.09%) MCSE
10 4 (2.09%) MCDBA
11 3 (1.57%) CCNA
11 3 (1.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.42%) SLA
2 16 (8.38%) QA
3 4 (2.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.05%) ISO 14001
4 2 (1.05%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 65 (34.03%) Active Directory
2 46 (24.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (14.14%) Hyper-V
4 19 (9.95%) ISA Server
5 9 (4.71%) Terminal Services
6 8 (4.19%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (3.66%) XenDesktop
7 7 (3.66%) XenApp
8 6 (3.14%) XenServer
9 5 (2.62%) VMware ESX
9 5 (2.62%) vSphere
10 4 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (13.61%) NetBackup
2 25 (13.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 25 (13.09%) SCCM
3 21 (10.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 16 (8.38%) SCOM
5 7 (3.66%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 6 (3.14%) EdgeSight
6 6 (3.14%) Netcool
6 6 (3.14%) Unicenter
7 4 (2.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.52%) SCSM
8 1 (0.52%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 57 (29.84%) VMware
2 34 (17.80%) Citrix
3 26 (13.61%) Oracle
3 26 (13.61%) Veritas
3 26 (13.61%) Fujitsu
4 25 (13.09%) Meridio
4 25 (13.09%) HP
5 18 (9.42%) Cisco
6 15 (7.85%) Sophos
7 14 (7.33%) McAfee
8 9 (4.71%) Business Objects
9 7 (3.66%) SAP
9 7 (3.66%) Juniper
9 7 (3.66%) EMC
10 6 (3.14%) AppSense
10 6 (3.14%) CheckPoint
10 6 (3.14%) IBM
11 5 (2.62%) Cognos
11 5 (2.62%) Siebel
11 5 (2.62%) Genesys
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