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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 35 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 21.08% 13.98% 14.56%
As % of the Vendors category 44.87% 20.97% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 15
Average salary £48,750 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.34% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £35,200 £48,400
UK excluding London average 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
78 62 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 46.99% 66.67% 64.08%
Number of salaries quoted 17 39 45
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +14.45%
UK excluding London average salary £41,587 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.96% -

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 7 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Brentwood

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 85 (72.03%) Windows
2 68 (57.63%) Citrix
3 63 (53.39%) VMware
3 63 (53.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 53 (44.92%) Active Directory
5 52 (44.07%) Finance
6 51 (43.22%) ITIL
7 50 (42.37%) Change Management
8 47 (39.83%) MS Excel
9 43 (36.44%) SLA
10 42 (35.59%) DHCP
10 42 (35.59%) DNS
10 42 (35.59%) Disaster Recovery
11 38 (32.20%) LDAP
11 38 (32.20%) SQL
11 38 (32.20%) MS Office
12 37 (31.36%) Linux
13 32 (27.12%) SAN
14 31 (26.27%) SolarWinds
15 30 (25.42%) Security Patching
15 30 (25.42%) CMDB
16 27 (22.88%) Oracle
17 23 (19.49%) IBM
17 23 (19.49%) AS400
18 21 (17.80%) VMware ESX
19 19 (16.10%) Windows Server 2003
20 18 (15.25%) Cisco
21 15 (12.71%) BMC
21 15 (12.71%) MS Access
21 15 (12.71%) AIX

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 11 (9.32%) MS Exchange
1 11 (9.32%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (5.93%) Lync
2 7 (5.93%) IIS
3 4 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 47 (39.83%) MS Excel
2 38 (32.20%) MS Office
3 15 (12.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (5.93%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (35.59%) DHCP
1 42 (35.59%) DNS
2 38 (32.20%) LDAP
3 32 (27.12%) SAN
4 6 (5.08%) VoIP
5 5 (4.24%) Network Security
6 1 (0.85%) SNMP
6 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.85%) SCCP
6 1 (0.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.71%) MS Access
2 8 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (5.08%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.93%) TestDirector
2 5 (4.24%) SoapUI
3 4 (3.39%) HP UFT
4 3 (2.54%) XMLSpy
4 3 (2.54%) Selenium
4 3 (2.54%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.69%) Subversion
5 2 (1.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 52 (44.07%) Finance
2 3 (2.54%) Legal
3 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 21 (17.80%) Analyst
2 15 (12.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (11.02%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (8.47%) Storage Specialist
5 9 (7.63%) Server Support
6 8 (6.78%) Operations Manager
7 7 (5.93%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (5.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 6 (5.08%) Developer
8 6 (5.08%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.24%) QA Analyst
9 5 (4.24%) Technical Design Authority
10 4 (3.39%) Capacity Analyst
10 4 (3.39%) Junior
10 4 (3.39%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 3 (2.54%) Server Engineer
11 3 (2.54%) Service Manager
11 3 (2.54%) Data Analyst
11 3 (2.54%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.86%) Flash
2 6 (5.08%) .NET
3 5 (4.24%) SOAP
4 4 (3.39%) .NET Framework
4 4 (3.39%) XML
5 2 (1.69%) XSD
5 2 (1.69%) XSL
5 2 (1.69%) XSLT
5 2 (1.69%) J2EE
5 2 (1.69%) CSS
5 2 (1.69%) JSP
5 2 (1.69%) HTML
5 2 (1.69%) Struts
5 2 (1.69%) Web Services
5 2 (1.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 30 (25.42%) CMDB
2 23 (19.49%) AS400
3 15 (12.71%) iSeries
4 12 (10.17%) Clustering
5 10 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (5.08%) IVR
7 2 (1.69%) Statistics
7 2 (1.69%) Replication
7 2 (1.69%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.69%) LIMS
7 2 (1.69%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 85 (72.03%) Windows
2 37 (31.36%) Linux
3 19 (16.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (12.71%) AIX
4 15 (12.71%) UNIX
4 15 (12.71%) Solaris
4 15 (12.71%) Data ONTAP
5 13 (11.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.24%) Windows 2000
8 4 (3.39%) Debian
9 3 (2.54%) HPUX
10 2 (1.69%) CentOS
10 2 (1.69%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (43.22%) ITIL
2 50 (42.37%) Change Management
3 42 (35.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 30 (25.42%) Security Patching
5 14 (11.86%) Problem Management
6 13 (11.02%) Service Delivery
7 12 (10.17%) Time Management
8 10 (8.47%) Change Control
9 8 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (5.93%) Test Automation
11 6 (5.08%) PRINCE
11 6 (5.08%) PRINCE2
11 6 (5.08%) ETL
11 6 (5.08%) Programme Management
12 5 (4.24%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (4.24%) Operations Management
12 5 (4.24%) Load Balancing
12 5 (4.24%) SDLC
12 5 (4.24%) Test Scripting
13 4 (3.39%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 38 (32.20%) SQL
2 6 (5.08%) VBScript
2 6 (5.08%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.24%) C#
4 2 (1.69%) Java
4 2 (1.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (11.02%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (5.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (5.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (4.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (4.24%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.24%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.24%) CCIE
5 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.54%) MCSE
7 2 (1.69%) ISEB
7 2 (1.69%) CISSP
7 2 (1.69%) Degree
8 1 (0.85%) MCSA
8 1 (0.85%) CISA
8 1 (0.85%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (36.44%) SLA
2 13 (11.02%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 63 (53.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (44.92%) Active Directory
3 21 (17.80%) VMware ESX
4 12 (10.17%) XenApp
5 8 (6.78%) XenServer
6 7 (5.93%) XenDesktop
7 4 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.54%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (12.71%) Tivoli
1 15 (12.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 8 (6.78%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (4.24%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (4.24%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (3.39%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.85%) WSUS
5 1 (0.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 68 (57.63%) Citrix
2 63 (53.39%) VMware
3 31 (26.27%) SolarWinds
4 27 (22.88%) Oracle
5 23 (19.49%) IBM
6 18 (15.25%) Cisco
7 15 (12.71%) BMC
7 15 (12.71%) NetApp
8 14 (11.86%) HP
9 7 (5.93%) 3PAR
10 6 (5.08%) Business Objects
10 6 (5.08%) SAP
11 5 (4.24%) CheckPoint
11 5 (4.24%) Brocade
11 5 (4.24%) Juniper
12 4 (3.39%) Symantec
13 2 (1.69%) MKS
14 1 (0.85%) Veeam
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