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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 104 75 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 18.77% 18.99% 25.45%
As % of the Vendors category 31.23% 29.41% 42.55%
Number of salaries quoted 63 53 67
Average salary £47,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.37% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,000 £20,550
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £51,000
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
333 255 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 60.11% 64.56% 59.82%
Number of salaries quoted 202 117 170
Average salary £47,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.85% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,300 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 26 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 181 (72.69%) Windows
2 113 (45.38%) Security Cleared
3 111 (44.58%) Active Directory
4 109 (43.78%) MS Excel
5 107 (42.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 105 (42.17%) VMware
7 104 (41.77%) SQL
8 100 (40.16%) SC Cleared
9 98 (39.36%) DV Cleared
10 95 (38.15%) VMware Infrastructure
11 85 (34.14%) Finance
12 72 (28.92%) Citrix
13 71 (28.51%) Incident Management
14 65 (26.10%) DNS
15 64 (25.70%) Fujitsu
16 63 (25.30%) PowerShell
16 63 (25.30%) Telecoms
17 62 (24.90%) SQL Server
18 60 (24.10%) DHCP
19 59 (23.69%) Retail
20 56 (22.49%) Coaching
21 54 (21.69%) IIS
22 53 (21.29%) Veritas
22 53 (21.29%) Meridio
22 53 (21.29%) Statistics
22 53 (21.29%) NetBackup
23 51 (20.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
24 50 (20.08%) HP
25 49 (19.68%) MS Exchange
26 48 (19.28%) SharePoint

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 54 (21.69%) IIS
2 49 (19.68%) MS Exchange
3 48 (19.28%) SharePoint
4 42 (16.87%) Apache
4 42 (16.87%) SharePoint 2010
5 23 (9.24%) Exchange Server 2003
6 21 (8.43%) Live Communications Server
7 17 (6.83%) Exchange Server 2010
8 15 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (4.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (2.01%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (1.20%) WebSphere
12 3 (1.20%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.80%) MS Project Server
14 1 (0.40%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.40%) Lotus Domino
14 1 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.40%) Lync
Applications
1 109 (43.78%) MS Excel
2 26 (10.44%) MS Office
3 15 (6.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (3.21%) MS Project
5 2 (0.80%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.40%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.40%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (4.42%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 65 (26.10%) DNS
2 60 (24.10%) DHCP
3 25 (10.04%) Internet
4 18 (7.23%) SAN
5 17 (6.83%) LAN
5 17 (6.83%) WAN
6 16 (6.43%) Firewall
7 14 (5.62%) TCP/IP
8 6 (2.41%) Wireshark
9 4 (1.61%) iSCSI
9 4 (1.61%) NetScaler
10 3 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.80%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.40%) FTP
12 1 (0.40%) HTTP
12 1 (0.40%) VPN
12 1 (0.40%) Wireless
12 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (24.90%) SQL Server
2 43 (17.27%) IDOL
3 42 (16.87%) EDRMS
4 13 (5.22%) MS Access
5 11 (4.42%) SQL Server 2000
5 11 (4.42%) Oracle Database 10g
5 11 (4.42%) Oracle Database
5 11 (4.42%) Relational Database
6 10 (4.02%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (4.02%) RDBMS
7 8 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.40%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 16 (6.43%) Selenium
2 5 (2.01%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.61%) MSI
4 3 (1.20%) StarTeam
4 3 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.80%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.40%) JIRA
6 1 (0.40%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
General
1 85 (34.14%) Finance
2 63 (25.30%) Telecoms
3 59 (23.69%) Retail
4 12 (4.82%) Marketing
4 12 (4.82%) Legal
5 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.80%) German Language
5 2 (0.80%) Back Office
5 2 (0.80%) Electronics
6 1 (0.40%) Banking
6 1 (0.40%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.40%) French Language
Job Titles
1 112 (44.98%) Support Engineer
2 52 (20.88%) 2nd Line Support
3 51 (20.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 32 (12.85%) 3rd Line Support
5 28 (11.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 24 (9.64%) Technical Support
7 15 (6.02%) QA Engineer
8 14 (5.62%) Developer
9 12 (4.82%) Support Specialist
9 12 (4.82%) Messaging Engineer
10 11 (4.42%) Implementation Specialist
10 11 (4.42%) Messaging Support Engineer
10 11 (4.42%) Architect
10 11 (4.42%) Consultant
10 11 (4.42%) E-Commerce Manager
10 11 (4.42%) Technical Specialist
10 11 (4.42%) Technical Support Specialist
11 10 (4.02%) Software Engineer
11 10 (4.02%) Web Support Engineer
11 10 (4.02%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (10.04%) .NET
2 17 (6.83%) Web Services
3 10 (4.02%) HTML
4 8 (3.21%) XML
5 6 (2.41%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.01%) jQuery
7 4 (1.61%) CSS
8 3 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (0.80%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.80%) JSON
9 2 (0.80%) XSLT
9 2 (0.80%) ODBC
9 2 (0.80%) OLE DB
9 2 (0.80%) MFC
9 2 (0.80%) ADO.NET
10 1 (0.40%) Classic ASP
10 1 (0.40%) Ajax
10 1 (0.40%) OOXML
10 1 (0.40%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 53 (21.29%) Statistics
2 27 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (6.83%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (6.43%) Blackberry
5 12 (4.82%) Clustering
6 11 (4.42%) Thin Client
6 11 (4.42%) Fat Client
7 9 (3.61%) Mobile App
7 9 (3.61%) User Experience
8 8 (3.21%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.61%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (1.20%) PKI
11 2 (0.80%) Home Automation
12 1 (0.40%) Graphic Design
12 1 (0.40%) Animation
12 1 (0.40%) E-Learning
12 1 (0.40%) DTV
12 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 181 (72.69%) Windows
2 107 (42.97%) Windows Server 2003
3 41 (16.47%) Windows 7
4 35 (14.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (12.85%) Windows XP
6 28 (11.24%) Windows 2000 Server
7 14 (5.62%) Linux
8 13 (5.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (4.42%) Windows 8
10 9 (3.61%) UNIX
11 8 (3.21%) Solaris
12 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.40%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.40%) Android
12 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (28.51%) Incident Management
2 56 (22.49%) Coaching
3 44 (17.67%) Mentoring
3 44 (17.67%) Time Management
4 34 (13.65%) Software Deployment
5 33 (13.25%) Software Distribution
6 32 (12.85%) Release Management
7 25 (10.04%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (9.64%) ITIL
9 21 (8.43%) Scrum
10 17 (6.83%) Project Management
11 16 (6.43%) Analytics
12 15 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (6.02%) Software Testing
13 13 (5.22%) ETL
13 13 (5.22%) E-Commerce
13 13 (5.22%) Automation Testing
14 12 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (4.82%) High Availability
14 12 (4.82%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (41.77%) SQL
2 63 (25.30%) PowerShell
3 25 (10.04%) C#
4 13 (5.22%) VB
5 12 (4.82%) VBScript
6 9 (3.61%) C
7 6 (2.41%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.01%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.20%) C++
10 2 (0.80%) PHP
10 2 (0.80%) VC++
10 2 (0.80%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.40%) X++
11 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.40%) Java
Qualifications
1 113 (45.38%) Security Cleared
2 100 (40.16%) SC Cleared
3 98 (39.36%) DV Cleared
4 27 (10.84%) Degree
5 15 (6.02%) ISTQB
5 15 (6.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.61%) CCA
6 4 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.20%) PMP
7 3 (1.20%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.80%) MCP
9 1 (0.40%) HND
9 1 (0.40%) MCSE
9 1 (0.40%) MCSA
9 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.40%) MCTS
9 1 (0.40%) MCPD
9 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.43%) QA
2 15 (6.02%) SLA
3 4 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 111 (44.58%) Active Directory
2 95 (38.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (16.87%) Hyper-V
3 42 (16.87%) ISA Server
4 6 (2.41%) VMware ESX
4 6 (2.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.01%) vSphere
5 5 (2.01%) XenApp
5 5 (2.01%) XenServer
5 5 (2.01%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.61%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.80%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.40%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.40%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 53 (21.29%) NetBackup
2 51 (20.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 44 (17.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 42 (16.87%) SCCM
5 28 (11.24%) SCOM
6 11 (4.42%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 11 (4.42%) Netcool
6 11 (4.42%) Unicenter
7 4 (1.61%) EdgeSight
7 4 (1.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.40%) SCSM
8 1 (0.40%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 105 (42.17%) VMware
2 72 (28.92%) Citrix
3 64 (25.70%) Fujitsu
4 53 (21.29%) Veritas
4 53 (21.29%) Meridio
5 50 (20.08%) HP
6 36 (14.46%) Oracle
7 34 (13.65%) McAfee
7 34 (13.65%) Sophos
8 18 (7.23%) Cisco
9 12 (4.82%) Adobe
10 11 (4.42%) EMC
11 10 (4.02%) SAP
12 9 (3.61%) Symantec
12 9 (3.61%) SonicWALL
13 8 (3.21%) Sun
14 5 (2.01%) IBM
15 4 (1.61%) AppSense
15 4 (1.61%) WatchGuard
16 3 (1.20%) Lumension
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