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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 154 99 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 29.11% 19.60% 30.94%
As % of the Vendors category 42.78% 32.35% 47.63%
Number of salaries quoted 89 49 111
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,900 £29,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
360 306 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 68.05% 60.59% 64.96%
Number of salaries quoted 182 167 248
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £53,950
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 29 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 175 (66.04%) Windows
2 114 (43.02%) MS Excel
3 97 (36.60%) Security Cleared
4 89 (33.58%) Active Directory
5 84 (31.70%) SQL
5 84 (31.70%) VMware
6 80 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
7 76 (28.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 75 (28.30%) DNS
9 73 (27.55%) SQL Server
10 70 (26.42%) DV Cleared
11 62 (23.40%) Fujitsu
12 59 (22.26%) Incident Management
12 59 (22.26%) SC Cleared
12 59 (22.26%) Citrix
12 59 (22.26%) Telecoms
13 58 (21.89%) Time Management
14 56 (21.13%) Finance
14 56 (21.13%) DHCP
15 51 (19.25%) PowerShell
16 48 (18.11%) TCP/IP
16 48 (18.11%) Retail
17 47 (17.74%) Internet
17 47 (17.74%) SharePoint
17 47 (17.74%) MS Exchange
18 43 (16.23%) Windows XP
18 43 (16.23%) IIS
19 42 (15.85%) Veritas
20 41 (15.47%) NetBackup
20 41 (15.47%) Statistics

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 47 (17.74%) SharePoint
1 47 (17.74%) MS Exchange
2 43 (16.23%) IIS
3 34 (12.83%) SharePoint 2010
4 32 (12.08%) Apache
5 29 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2003
6 27 (10.19%) Live Communications Server
7 26 (9.81%) Exchange Server 2010
8 24 (9.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (3.40%) Lotus Domino
11 6 (2.26%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (1.89%) IBM Notes
13 4 (1.51%) GroupWise
13 4 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2013
14 2 (0.75%) ArcGIS
14 2 (0.75%) CMS
14 2 (0.75%) SAS
15 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.38%) Lync
Applications
1 114 (43.02%) MS Excel
2 34 (12.83%) MS Office
3 14 (5.28%) MS Project
4 6 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.89%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.38%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (3.40%) SiteCatalyst
2 5 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (1.51%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.38%) Office 365
2 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (28.30%) DNS
2 56 (21.13%) DHCP
3 48 (18.11%) TCP/IP
4 47 (17.74%) Internet
5 26 (9.81%) Firewall
6 22 (8.30%) WAN
6 22 (8.30%) LAN
7 17 (6.42%) VoIP
8 12 (4.53%) PBX
8 12 (4.53%) TETRA
8 12 (4.53%) Multicast
9 11 (4.15%) SAN
10 8 (3.02%) DSL
11 7 (2.64%) VPN
12 6 (2.26%) LDAP
13 5 (1.89%) Kerberos
14 4 (1.51%) HTTP
14 4 (1.51%) DMZ
14 4 (1.51%) POP3
14 4 (1.51%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (27.55%) SQL Server
2 37 (13.96%) Relational Database
3 34 (12.83%) EDRMS
4 33 (12.45%) IDOL
5 28 (10.57%) RDBMS
6 19 (7.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (6.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (4.91%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (4.91%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (3.77%) MS Access
10 9 (3.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (2.26%) Oracle Database
11 6 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (2.26%) MySQL
11 6 (2.26%) OLAP
11 6 (2.26%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (2.26%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.75%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (4.15%) NUnit
2 10 (3.77%) MSTest
2 10 (3.77%) Rhino Mocks
2 10 (3.77%) Moq
3 6 (2.26%) MSI
4 4 (1.51%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.75%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.75%) Selenium
6 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (0.38%) NCover
6 1 (0.38%) Subversion
General
1 59 (22.26%) Telecoms
2 56 (21.13%) Finance
3 48 (18.11%) Retail
4 26 (9.81%) German Language
5 22 (8.30%) Marketing
6 18 (6.79%) French Language
7 15 (5.66%) Legal
8 3 (1.13%) Back Office
9 1 (0.38%) Electronics
9 1 (0.38%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 90 (33.96%) Support Engineer
2 32 (12.08%) Technical Support
3 30 (11.32%) Developer
4 27 (10.19%) 2nd Line Support
4 27 (10.19%) Technical Support Engineer
4 27 (10.19%) Technical Engineer
5 26 (9.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 23 (8.68%) 3rd Line Support
6 23 (8.68%) Consultant
7 21 (7.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 20 (7.55%) Messaging Engineer
9 19 (7.17%) Messaging Support Engineer
10 16 (6.04%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 12 (4.53%) Architect
11 12 (4.53%) Product Manager
11 12 (4.53%) .NET Developer
11 12 (4.53%) Portfolio Manager
12 10 (3.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 10 (3.77%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 10 (3.77%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.19%) .NET
2 17 (6.42%) ASP.NET
3 12 (4.53%) WPF
4 11 (4.15%) HTML
4 11 (4.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (4.15%) WCF
5 10 (3.77%) Spring.NET
5 10 (3.77%) Castle Windsor
5 10 (3.77%) Ninject
5 10 (3.77%) Razor View Engine
5 10 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 10 (3.77%) Unity DI Container
5 10 (3.77%) WinForms
5 10 (3.77%) XML
6 5 (1.89%) Ajax
7 4 (1.51%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.51%) XSLT
7 4 (1.51%) Flash
7 4 (1.51%) XHTML
7 4 (1.51%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.47%) Statistics
2 24 (9.06%) Clustering
2 24 (9.06%) Blackberry
3 21 (7.92%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (4.91%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.77%) Mathematics
5 10 (3.77%) Inversion of Control
6 8 (3.02%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.02%) CMDB
6 8 (3.02%) Fat Client
6 8 (3.02%) Thin Client
7 5 (1.89%) Replication
7 5 (1.89%) PKI
8 4 (1.51%) PMI
9 3 (1.13%) Handset
9 3 (1.13%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.75%) Home Automation
10 2 (0.75%) Firmware
10 2 (0.75%) MPEG
10 2 (0.75%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 175 (66.04%) Windows
2 76 (28.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 43 (16.23%) Windows XP
4 40 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (14.72%) Windows 7
6 32 (12.08%) Linux
7 25 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (8.68%) UNIX
9 20 (7.55%) Solaris
10 9 (3.40%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.13%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.75%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (22.26%) Incident Management
2 58 (21.89%) Time Management
3 38 (14.34%) ITIL
4 26 (9.81%) Service Management
4 26 (9.81%) Validation
5 21 (7.92%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (7.17%) High Availability
7 16 (6.04%) Analytics
8 15 (5.66%) ITSM
9 14 (5.28%) ETL
10 13 (4.91%) Project Management
10 13 (4.91%) Product Management
10 13 (4.91%) Problem Management
10 13 (4.91%) Release Management
11 12 (4.53%) MVC
11 12 (4.53%) Mobile Device Management
12 11 (4.15%) TDD
13 10 (3.77%) Scrum
13 10 (3.77%) PRINCE2
13 10 (3.77%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 84 (31.70%) SQL
2 51 (19.25%) PowerShell
3 22 (8.30%) C#
4 14 (5.28%) T-SQL
4 14 (5.28%) VB
5 10 (3.77%) VBScript
6 9 (3.40%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.89%) C++
7 5 (1.89%) C
7 5 (1.89%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.51%) PHP
9 2 (0.75%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.75%) VC++
9 2 (0.75%) Python
9 2 (0.75%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.38%) VB6
10 1 (0.38%) Lua
10 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 97 (36.60%) Security Cleared
2 70 (26.42%) DV Cleared
3 59 (22.26%) SC Cleared
4 25 (9.43%) Degree
5 21 (7.92%) CCNA
5 21 (7.92%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (4.53%) MCSE
8 8 (3.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (2.26%) MCP
9 6 (2.26%) Network+ Certification
9 6 (2.26%) MCSA
9 6 (2.26%) MCDBA
10 5 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (1.89%) MCITP
11 4 (1.51%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.75%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.75%) CCSP
12 2 (0.75%) CCNP
12 2 (0.75%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.75%) QA
2 2 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 89 (33.58%) Active Directory
2 80 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (12.45%) ISA Server
4 25 (9.43%) Hyper-V
5 9 (3.40%) VMware ESX
6 7 (2.64%) XenApp
7 6 (2.26%) VMware Workstation
8 5 (1.89%) DFS Replication
9 4 (1.51%) vSphere
10 2 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.75%) UAG
10 2 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.75%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.75%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 41 (15.47%) NetBackup
2 21 (7.92%) SCCM
3 18 (6.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 12 (4.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 8 (3.02%) Unicenter
5 8 (3.02%) Netcool
5 8 (3.02%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 4 (1.51%) SCOM
7 3 (1.13%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.75%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.38%) Puppet
9 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 84 (31.70%) VMware
2 62 (23.40%) Fujitsu
3 59 (22.26%) Citrix
4 42 (15.85%) Veritas
5 39 (14.72%) Meridio
6 30 (11.32%) Cisco
7 28 (10.57%) Oracle
8 20 (7.55%) Sun
9 18 (6.79%) HP
10 10 (3.77%) IBM
11 9 (3.40%) Adobe
11 9 (3.40%) EMC
11 9 (3.40%) Lotus
12 7 (2.64%) Apple
12 7 (2.64%) SAP
12 7 (2.64%) McAfee
13 6 (2.26%) Google
14 5 (1.89%) SonicWALL
15 4 (1.51%) Sophos
15 4 (1.51%) Novell
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