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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 16 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 12 29 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 7.32% 30.85% 38.30%
As % of the Vendors category 15.38% 47.54% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 16
Average salary - £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
78 61 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 47.56% 64.89% 63.83%
Number of salaries quoted 39 26 28
Average salary £55,000 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (66.67%) Windows
1 16 (66.67%) VMware
2 14 (58.33%) ITIL
3 13 (54.17%) Citrix
4 12 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (37.50%) MS Office
6 9 (37.50%) VMware ESX
6 9 (37.50%) Finance
7 8 (33.33%) Change Management
7 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 6 (25.00%) SQL
8 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (20.83%) Oracle
10 4 (16.67%) VBScript
10 4 (16.67%) MCSE
10 4 (16.67%) MetaFrame
10 4 (16.67%) LDAP
10 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
10 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
10 4 (16.67%) DHCP
10 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
10 4 (16.67%) DNS
10 4 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (16.67%) SAN
10 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
10 4 (16.67%) vSphere

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Office
2 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) LDAP
1 4 (16.67%) DHCP
1 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (16.67%) DNS
1 4 (16.67%) SAN
1 4 (16.67%) VLAN
1 4 (16.67%) Network Security
1 4 (16.67%) IP Telephony
2 3 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) MySQL
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) TestDirector
1 2 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (20.83%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (20.83%) Desktop Support
3 4 (16.67%) Support Technician
3 4 (16.67%) Support Specialist
3 4 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 4 (16.67%) Desktop Technician
3 4 (16.67%) Desktop Support Technician
3 4 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) DBA
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (8.33%) SQL DBA
5 2 (8.33%) Senior DBA
5 2 (8.33%) Senior SQL Server DBA
5 2 (8.33%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) AS400
1 3 (12.50%) IVR
2 2 (8.33%) Replication
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 3 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.17%) Android
5 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) ITIL
2 8 (33.33%) Change Management
3 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (16.67%) Investment Management
5 3 (12.50%) Change Control
5 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 3 (12.50%) PRINCE
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.33%) Migration
6 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (4.17%) People Management
7 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
7 1 (4.17%) ITIL V2
7 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.17%) Time Management
7 1 (4.17%) Information Security
7 1 (4.17%) Security Management
7 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) VBScript
2 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.67%) MCSE
2 4 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (16.67%) MCTS
2 4 (16.67%) MCSM
3 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (8.33%) ISEB
4 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (37.50%) VMware ESX
3 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (16.67%) MetaFrame
4 4 (16.67%) vSphere
4 4 (16.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (8.33%) Nagios
1 2 (8.33%) Munin
1 2 (8.33%) Opsview
2 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) VMware
2 13 (54.17%) Citrix
3 5 (20.83%) Oracle
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco
4 3 (12.50%) IBM
5 2 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) Apple
6 1 (4.17%) Dell
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