The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Brentwood region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Brentwood region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 27 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 4.76% 22.62% 48.39%
As % of the Vendors category 7.41% 38.78% 68.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4 19 15
Average salary £32,000 £39,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.98% +43.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £31,200 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £35,850 £52,500 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Brentwood
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
81 49 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 64.29% 58.33% 70.97%
Number of salaries quoted 64 38 22
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% +54.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,500 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Essex

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Brentwood region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Brentwood

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Brentwood region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Brentwood

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Brentwood

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Brentwood region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Brentwood

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Brentwood 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 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 12 (48.00%) MS Excel
3 10 (40.00%) MS Office
3 10 (40.00%) Citrix
3 10 (40.00%) VMware
4 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
5 7 (28.00%) ITIL
6 6 (24.00%) SQL
6 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (20.00%) IP Telephony
7 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (16.00%) VLAN
8 4 (16.00%) Network Security
8 4 (16.00%) Banking
8 4 (16.00%) Android
8 4 (16.00%) vSphere
8 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
8 4 (16.00%) Network Design
8 4 (16.00%) Degree
8 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
8 4 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (16.00%) Quality Management
8 4 (16.00%) Firewall
8 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
8 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
8 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
8 4 (16.00%) Active Directory

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Brentwood 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 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (48.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (40.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) IP Telephony
2 4 (16.00%) VLAN
2 4 (16.00%) Network Security
2 4 (16.00%) Firewall
2 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) VPN
3 1 (4.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) ADSL
3 1 (4.00%) VoIP
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) TestDirector
1 3 (12.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (8.00%) Selenium
2 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.00%) MSTest
3 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.00%) MSBuild
3 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.00%) XMLSpy
3 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (16.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (16.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Desktop Support
3 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (8.00%) DBA
5 2 (8.00%) Support Technician
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 2 (8.00%) IT Support
5 2 (8.00%) Desktop Technician
5 2 (8.00%) SQL DBA
5 2 (8.00%) Project Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support Technician
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) SOAP
1 1 (4.00%) STL
1 1 (4.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.00%) Smartphone
3 2 (8.00%) Data Conversion
3 2 (8.00%) AS400
3 2 (8.00%) Replication
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (16.00%) Android
3 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (16.00%) Network Design
3 4 (16.00%) Quality Management
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) TDD
6 1 (4.00%) OOP
6 1 (4.00%) OO
6 1 (4.00%) RAD
6 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.00%) OOD
6 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (8.00%) C
2 2 (8.00%) C++
3 1 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (16.00%) Degree
3 2 (8.00%) ISEB
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (16.00%) vSphere
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) XenApp
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (8.00%) Nagios
1 2 (8.00%) Munin
2 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Citrix
1 10 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) Dell
3 1 (4.00%) NetApp
3 1 (4.00%) Apple
3 1 (4.00%) MKS