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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 20 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 10 37 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 7.25% 20.22% 18.37%
As % of the Vendors category 18.87% 43.53% 36.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 5
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £39,025 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +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
53 85 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 38.41% 46.45% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18 28 26
Median salary £65,000 £40,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+60.49% -7.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £26,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £80,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 25 August 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 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
3 13 (48.15%) PowerShell
4 11 (40.74%) VMware
4 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (37.04%) Windows 10
5 10 (37.04%) Finance
5 10 (37.04%) Citrix
5 10 (37.04%) MS Office
6 9 (33.33%) VB
6 9 (33.33%) DHCP
6 9 (33.33%) DNS
6 9 (33.33%) SCCM
7 8 (29.63%) Windows 8
7 8 (29.63%) XenApp
8 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
8 7 (25.93%) ITIL
8 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
8 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
9 6 (22.22%) VBScript
9 6 (22.22%) Symantec
9 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
9 6 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (22.22%) Workflow
10 5 (18.52%) Android
10 5 (18.52%) Fat Client
10 5 (18.52%) ITSM
10 5 (18.52%) AppSense
10 5 (18.52%) Blackberry

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 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) MS Office
2 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) DHCP
1 9 (33.33%) DNS
2 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
3 4 (14.81%) FTP
3 4 (14.81%) HTTP
3 4 (14.81%) HTTPS
3 4 (14.81%) SMTP
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (7.41%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) HP UFT
1 1 (3.70%) Selenium
1 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
1 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
1 1 (3.70%) XMLSpy
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (18.52%) Desktop Support
3 3 (11.11%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Applications Packager
3 3 (11.11%) QA Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Citrix Support
4 2 (7.41%) Desktop Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Development Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (7.41%) SCCM Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Development Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Integration Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) QA Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Vendor Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Vendor Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Middleware
1 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Blackberry
1 5 (18.52%) Fat Client
1 5 (18.52%) Mobile Computing
1 5 (18.52%) Thin Client
2 2 (7.41%) CMDB
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Windows 10
3 8 (29.63%) Windows 8
4 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
4 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (18.52%) Android
6 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
7 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 6 (22.22%) Workflow
3 5 (18.52%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 5 (18.52%) ITSM
4 3 (11.11%) Application Packaging
4 3 (11.11%) SDLC
4 3 (11.11%) Software Delivery
4 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 2 (7.41%) Change Management
5 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.41%) Security Patching
6 1 (3.70%) Budget Control
6 1 (3.70%) Functional Testing
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.70%) Line Management
6 1 (3.70%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) PowerShell
2 9 (33.33%) VB
3 6 (22.22%) VBScript
4 4 (14.81%) SQL
5 3 (11.11%) KiXtart
5 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 3 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
2 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (29.63%) XenApp
4 6 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (18.52%) vSphere
5 5 (18.52%) XenDesktop
6 4 (14.81%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
7 2 (7.41%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) SCCM
2 3 (11.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 3 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) VMware
2 10 (37.04%) Citrix
3 6 (22.22%) Symantec
4 5 (18.52%) Apple
4 5 (18.52%) AppSense
4 5 (18.52%) Dell
4 5 (18.52%) HP
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco
6 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.70%) KANA
7 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow