The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Brentwood region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 12 5 23
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +18
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 16 52 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 13.33% 25.12% 7.27%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 48.60% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 5
Median salary £42,500 £55,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +71.87%
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Microsoft
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brentwood region.

Vendors Category
Brentwood
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
48 107 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 40.00% 51.69% 63.64%
Number of salaries quoted 19 35 50
Median salary £60,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £78,300 £85,000 £67,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

The demand trend of job ads across the Brentwood region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Brentwood region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 29 (64.44%) Windows
2 22 (48.89%) Finance
3 21 (46.67%) Active Directory
4 17 (37.78%) MS Office
4 17 (37.78%) VMware
4 17 (37.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (35.56%) Citrix
6 14 (31.11%) Windows 10
7 13 (28.89%) PowerShell
8 12 (26.67%) SCCM
8 12 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 12 (26.67%) Symantec
8 12 (26.67%) Configuration Management
8 12 (26.67%) VB
8 12 (26.67%) MS Excel
9 11 (24.44%) VBScript
9 11 (24.44%) Workflow
10 9 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (20.00%) SQL
10 9 (20.00%) HP
11 7 (15.56%) ITIL
11 7 (15.56%) DHCP
11 7 (15.56%) DNS
11 7 (15.56%) AS400
11 7 (15.56%) QA
11 7 (15.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 7 (15.56%) XenApp
11 7 (15.56%) XenDesktop
11 7 (15.56%) KiXtart
12 6 (13.33%) Windows 8

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (37.78%) MS Office
2 12 (26.67%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) DHCP
1 7 (15.56%) DNS
2 5 (11.11%) LDAP
2 5 (11.11%) SAN
3 3 (6.67%) VoIP
4 2 (4.44%) FTP
4 2 (4.44%) HTTP
4 2 (4.44%) HTTPS
4 2 (4.44%) SMTP
4 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.22%) Firewall
5 1 (2.22%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) MS Access
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) HP UFT
1 4 (8.89%) TestDirector
2 2 (4.44%) Selenium
2 2 (4.44%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.44%) WebDriver
2 2 (4.44%) XMLSpy
General
1 22 (48.89%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Back Office
2 2 (4.44%) Front Office
2 2 (4.44%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (15.56%) Analyst
1 7 (15.56%) QA Analyst
2 6 (13.33%) Desktop Specialist
2 6 (13.33%) Desktop Support
3 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
4 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (8.89%) Applications Packager
4 4 (8.89%) QA Specialist
4 4 (8.89%) SCCM Specialist
5 3 (6.67%) Development Specialist
5 3 (6.67%) Storage Specialist
6 2 (4.44%) Citrix Support
6 2 (4.44%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Development Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Vendor Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) Flash
2 2 (4.44%) .NET
2 2 (4.44%) SOAP
3 1 (2.22%) CSS
3 1 (2.22%) CSS3
3 1 (2.22%) HTML
3 1 (2.22%) HTML5
3 1 (2.22%) jQuery
3 1 (2.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) AS400
2 6 (13.33%) Blackberry
2 6 (13.33%) Fat Client
2 6 (13.33%) Mobile Computing
2 6 (13.33%) Thin Client
3 5 (11.11%) CMDB
4 3 (6.67%) iSeries
5 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.44%) IVR
6 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.22%) User Experience
6 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 29 (64.44%) Windows
2 14 (31.11%) Windows 10
3 6 (13.33%) Android
3 6 (13.33%) Windows 8
4 5 (11.11%) Linux
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Server
6 3 (6.67%) AIX
6 3 (6.67%) Data ONTAP
6 3 (6.67%) Solaris
6 3 (6.67%) Unix
7 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Configuration Management
2 11 (24.44%) Workflow
3 9 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (15.56%) ITIL
5 6 (13.33%) Change Management
5 6 (13.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 6 (13.33%) ITSM
6 5 (11.11%) Security Patching
7 4 (8.89%) Application Packaging
7 4 (8.89%) SDLC
8 3 (6.67%) Software Delivery
8 3 (6.67%) Test Planning
8 3 (6.67%) Test Scripting
8 3 (6.67%) Time Management
9 2 (4.44%) Change Control
9 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.44%) Programme Management
9 2 (4.44%) Server Virtualisation
9 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.44%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) PowerShell
2 12 (26.67%) VB
3 11 (24.44%) VBScript
4 9 (20.00%) SQL
5 7 (15.56%) KiXtart
6 1 (2.22%) C#
6 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (8.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (6.67%) ISEB
4 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.22%) CCNP
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.22%) Degree
5 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) QA
2 5 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 17 (37.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (15.56%) XenApp
4 7 (15.56%) XenDesktop
5 6 (13.33%) vSphere
6 3 (6.67%) VMware ESX
7 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
7 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (26.67%) SCCM
2 7 (15.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 4 (8.89%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (6.67%) Tivoli
4 3 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) VMware
2 16 (35.56%) Citrix
3 12 (26.67%) Symantec
4 9 (20.00%) HP
5 6 (13.33%) Apple
5 6 (13.33%) AppSense
5 6 (13.33%) Dell
5 6 (13.33%) Oracle
6 5 (11.11%) IBM
6 5 (11.11%) SolarWinds
7 3 (6.67%) BMC
7 3 (6.67%) NetApp
8 2 (4.44%) Cisco
9 1 (2.22%) Anaplan
9 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint