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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 90 116 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 20.69% 20.86% 37.06%
As % of the Vendors category 37.82% 32.86% 49.26%
Number of salaries quoted 71 80 133
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £29,900 £22,500
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
238 353 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 54.71% 63.49% 75.23%
Number of salaries quoted 173 201 236
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 96 (55.17%) Windows
2 76 (43.68%) MS Excel
3 68 (39.08%) SQL
4 54 (31.03%) Active Directory
5 46 (26.44%) C#
5 46 (26.44%) .NET
5 46 (26.44%) SQL Server
5 46 (26.44%) MS Exchange
6 45 (25.86%) VMware
7 39 (22.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 38 (21.84%) Security Cleared
9 37 (21.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 36 (20.69%) Finance
10 36 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
11 34 (19.54%) SC Cleared
11 34 (19.54%) Exchange Server 2010
12 32 (18.39%) ITIL
13 30 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
14 29 (16.67%) Incident Management
15 28 (16.09%) ASP.NET
15 28 (16.09%) HTML
16 27 (15.52%) DNS
16 27 (15.52%) Cisco
17 26 (14.94%) DHCP
17 26 (14.94%) Degree
18 25 (14.37%) PowerShell
18 25 (14.37%) Hyper-V
18 25 (14.37%) Microsoft Certification
19 24 (13.79%) Citrix
19 24 (13.79%) jQuery

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 46 (26.44%) MS Exchange
2 34 (19.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (11.49%) IIS
4 19 (10.92%) Lync
4 19 (10.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (9.20%) SharePoint
6 11 (6.32%) Live Communications Server
6 11 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (6.32%) SharePoint Server
7 10 (5.75%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (5.75%) Apache
8 7 (4.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.72%) ArcGIS
9 3 (1.72%) Node.js
9 3 (1.72%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.15%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.57%) JBoss
11 1 (0.57%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.57%) GroupWise
Applications
1 76 (43.68%) MS Excel
2 23 (13.22%) MS Office
3 7 (4.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.15%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.60%) Office 365
1 8 (4.60%) PaaS
1 8 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.30%) SaaS
3 1 (0.57%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 27 (15.52%) DNS
2 26 (14.94%) DHCP
3 17 (9.77%) Firewall
4 15 (8.62%) SAN
5 11 (6.32%) Internet
6 10 (5.75%) LAN
6 10 (5.75%) WAN
7 8 (4.60%) Unified Communications
7 8 (4.60%) VoIP
7 8 (4.60%) TCP/IP
8 7 (4.02%) NetScaler
8 7 (4.02%) Wireshark
8 7 (4.02%) iSCSI
9 3 (1.72%) VLAN
10 2 (1.15%) Network Security
11 1 (0.57%) VPN
11 1 (0.57%) HTTP
11 1 (0.57%) POP3
11 1 (0.57%) SMTP
11 1 (0.57%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (26.44%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.75%) EDRMS
2 10 (5.75%) IDOL
3 8 (4.60%) Relational Database
3 8 (4.60%) RDBMS
3 8 (4.60%) MS Access
4 6 (3.45%) MySQL
5 5 (2.87%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (2.30%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (9.20%) Selenium
2 6 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.72%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.72%) T4 Templates
4 1 (0.57%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.57%) WebDriver
General
1 36 (20.69%) Finance
2 17 (9.77%) Retail
3 16 (9.20%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.60%) Marketing
5 4 (2.30%) French Language
5 4 (2.30%) German Language
5 4 (2.30%) Italian Language
5 4 (2.30%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.15%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.57%) Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Law
7 1 (0.57%) Legal
7 1 (0.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 43 (24.71%) Support Engineer
2 22 (12.64%) Developer
2 22 (12.64%) Technical Support
3 17 (9.77%) Technical Support Engineer
3 17 (9.77%) Technical Engineer
4 16 (9.20%) Architect
5 15 (8.62%) QA Engineer
6 13 (7.47%) .NET Developer
6 13 (7.47%) 3rd Line Support
7 12 (6.90%) Software Engineer
8 11 (6.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (5.17%) Senior Software Engineer
10 8 (4.60%) Voice Engineer
10 8 (4.60%) Build Engineer
10 8 (4.60%) Voice Architect
10 8 (4.60%) Service Manager
10 8 (4.60%) Enterprise Architect
10 8 (4.60%) Transition Manager
10 8 (4.60%) Analyst
11 7 (4.02%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (26.44%) .NET
2 28 (16.09%) ASP.NET
2 28 (16.09%) HTML
3 24 (13.79%) jQuery
4 22 (12.64%) CSS
5 18 (10.34%) Web Services
5 18 (10.34%) XML
6 16 (9.20%) .NET Framework
7 11 (6.32%) Ajax
7 11 (6.32%) Entity Framework
7 11 (6.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (5.75%) HTML5
8 10 (5.75%) XSLT
9 9 (5.17%) LINQ
10 7 (4.02%) COM
10 7 (4.02%) WCF
11 6 (3.45%) JSON
11 6 (3.45%) AngularJS
11 6 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 4 (2.30%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.62%) Statistics
3 14 (8.05%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (7.47%) Data Centre
5 9 (5.17%) Blackberry
6 8 (4.60%) Computer Science
6 8 (4.60%) Clustering
7 7 (4.02%) Thin Client
7 7 (4.02%) Fat Client
8 4 (2.30%) User Experience
9 3 (1.72%) PKI
9 3 (1.72%) NHS
10 2 (1.15%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.57%) DTV
11 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.57%) iPad
11 1 (0.57%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.57%) Life Science
11 1 (0.57%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 96 (55.17%) Windows
2 39 (22.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (21.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (11.49%) Windows 7
5 18 (10.34%) Windows XP
6 16 (9.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (5.17%) Linux
8 5 (2.87%) Solaris
9 4 (2.30%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.30%) UNIX
10 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.57%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (18.39%) ITIL
2 30 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 23 (13.22%) Time Management
5 21 (12.07%) Coaching
6 20 (11.49%) Scrum
7 15 (8.62%) Software Testing
8 13 (7.47%) MVC
8 13 (7.47%) Automation Testing
8 13 (7.47%) Problem Management
9 12 (6.90%) Mentoring
9 12 (6.90%) Software Engineering
10 9 (5.17%) Performance Management
11 8 (4.60%) Network Management
11 8 (4.60%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (4.60%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (4.60%) Network Design
12 7 (4.02%) High Availability
13 6 (3.45%) Resource Management
13 6 (3.45%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 68 (39.08%) SQL
2 46 (26.44%) C#
3 25 (14.37%) PowerShell
4 21 (12.07%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.02%) T-SQL
5 7 (4.02%) VBScript
5 7 (4.02%) VB
6 6 (3.45%) JAQL
7 4 (2.30%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.15%) X++
8 2 (1.15%) Java
9 1 (0.57%) C++
9 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.57%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (21.84%) Security Cleared
2 34 (19.54%) SC Cleared
3 26 (14.94%) Degree
4 25 (14.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (10.34%) DV Cleared
6 15 (8.62%) MCTS
6 15 (8.62%) ISTQB
6 15 (8.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 13 (7.47%) MCSE
7 13 (7.47%) MCP
8 8 (4.60%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (4.60%) MCDBA
8 8 (4.60%) MCITP
9 7 (4.02%) CCNA
9 7 (4.02%) CCA
9 7 (4.02%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (2.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (2.87%) MCSA
10 5 (2.87%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (2.30%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.20%) QA
2 11 (6.32%) SLA
3 2 (1.15%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.15%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 54 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 36 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (14.37%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.75%) ISA Server
4 10 (5.75%) Terminal Services
5 9 (5.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (4.60%) XenDesktop
6 8 (4.60%) XenApp
6 8 (4.60%) VMware ESX
7 6 (3.45%) XenServer
7 6 (3.45%) vSphere
8 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (9.20%) SCCM
2 15 (8.62%) NetBackup
3 9 (5.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 8 (4.60%) SCOM
4 8 (4.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (4.02%) EdgeSight
6 5 (2.87%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 4 (2.30%) Netcool
7 4 (2.30%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.57%) SCSM
8 1 (0.57%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 45 (25.86%) VMware
2 27 (15.52%) Cisco
3 24 (13.79%) Citrix
4 23 (13.22%) Oracle
5 15 (8.62%) Veritas
6 14 (8.05%) Meridio
7 13 (7.47%) Juniper
8 12 (6.90%) HP
9 11 (6.32%) Fujitsu
10 9 (5.17%) Business Objects
11 8 (4.60%) LANDesk
12 7 (4.02%) AppSense
12 7 (4.02%) SAP
13 6 (3.45%) CheckPoint
14 5 (2.87%) Huawei
14 5 (2.87%) Cognos
14 5 (2.87%) Siebel
14 5 (2.87%) Genesys
14 5 (2.87%) webMethods
14 5 (2.87%) Salesforce.com
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