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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 11 4 24
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +20
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 23 64 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 13.94% 27.12% 5.56%
As % of the Vendors category 36.51% 49.23% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8 27 4
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +71.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £35,000 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £65,500 £35,850
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
63 130 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 38.18% 55.08% 61.11%
Number of salaries quoted 21 64 61
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £30,100 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,650 £85,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 April 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Brentwood

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 26 (55.32%) Windows
2 25 (53.19%) Finance
3 21 (44.68%) MS Office
4 18 (38.30%) Active Directory
5 17 (36.17%) Citrix
6 15 (31.91%) MS Excel
6 15 (31.91%) VMware
6 15 (31.91%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (25.53%) SCCM
7 12 (25.53%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (25.53%) VB
7 12 (25.53%) HP
7 12 (25.53%) Symantec
7 12 (25.53%) Configuration Management
7 12 (25.53%) Windows 10
8 11 (23.40%) VBScript
8 11 (23.40%) SQL
8 11 (23.40%) AS400
8 11 (23.40%) Workflow
8 11 (23.40%) PowerShell
8 11 (23.40%) QA
9 9 (19.15%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (17.02%) Oracle
10 8 (17.02%) TestDirector
10 8 (17.02%) HP UFT
10 8 (17.02%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (17.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (14.89%) KiXtart
11 7 (14.89%) XenApp
11 7 (14.89%) XenDesktop

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 21 (44.68%) MS Office
2 15 (31.91%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) DHCP
1 5 (10.64%) DNS
1 5 (10.64%) LDAP
1 5 (10.64%) SAN
2 3 (6.38%) VoIP
3 1 (2.13%) Firewall
3 1 (2.13%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.38%) MS Access
4 2 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) HP UFT
1 8 (17.02%) TestDirector
2 3 (6.38%) Selenium
2 3 (6.38%) SoapUI
2 3 (6.38%) WebDriver
2 3 (6.38%) XMLSpy
General
1 25 (53.19%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Back Office
2 2 (4.26%) Front Office
2 2 (4.26%) Legal
3 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Analyst
1 11 (23.40%) QA Analyst
2 7 (14.89%) Desktop Specialist
3 6 (12.77%) Desktop Support
4 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (8.51%) Applications Packager
5 4 (8.51%) Development Specialist
5 4 (8.51%) QA Specialist
5 4 (8.51%) SCCM Specialist
6 3 (6.38%) Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Storage Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Citrix Support
7 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) Junior
7 2 (4.26%) Junior Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) .NET
1 3 (6.38%) Flash
1 3 (6.38%) SOAP
2 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.13%) CSS
2 1 (2.13%) CSS3
2 1 (2.13%) HTML
2 1 (2.13%) HTML5
2 1 (2.13%) jQuery
2 1 (2.13%) Middleware
2 1 (2.13%) XML
2 1 (2.13%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) AS400
2 6 (12.77%) Blackberry
2 6 (12.77%) Fat Client
2 6 (12.77%) Mobile Computing
2 6 (12.77%) Thin Client
3 5 (10.64%) CMDB
4 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.38%) iSeries
5 2 (4.26%) IVR
6 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.13%) User Experience
6 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (55.32%) Windows
2 12 (25.53%) Windows 10
3 6 (12.77%) Android
3 6 (12.77%) Windows 8
4 5 (10.64%) Linux
5 3 (6.38%) AIX
5 3 (6.38%) Data ONTAP
5 3 (6.38%) Solaris
5 3 (6.38%) Unix
6 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Configuration Management
2 11 (23.40%) Workflow
3 9 (19.15%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (14.89%) ITIL
5 6 (12.77%) Change Management
5 6 (12.77%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 6 (12.77%) ITSM
5 6 (12.77%) Test Planning
6 5 (10.64%) SDLC
6 5 (10.64%) Security Patching
7 4 (8.51%) Application Packaging
7 4 (8.51%) Time Management
8 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.38%) Line Management
8 3 (6.38%) Software Delivery
8 3 (6.38%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.38%) Test Scripting
9 2 (4.26%) Change Control
9 2 (4.26%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) VB
2 11 (23.40%) PowerShell
2 11 (23.40%) SQL
2 11 (23.40%) VBScript
3 7 (14.89%) KiXtart
4 2 (4.26%) C#
5 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.13%) XPath
5 1 (2.13%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (14.89%) ISTQB
3 6 (12.77%) ISEB
4 2 (4.26%) Degree
4 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.13%) CCNP
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.40%) QA
2 5 (10.64%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (38.30%) Active Directory
2 15 (31.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (25.53%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (14.89%) XenApp
4 7 (14.89%) XenDesktop
5 6 (12.77%) vSphere
6 3 (6.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (25.53%) SCCM
2 8 (17.02%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (14.89%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 3 (6.38%) Tivoli
4 3 (6.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) Citrix
2 15 (31.91%) VMware
3 12 (25.53%) HP
3 12 (25.53%) Symantec
4 8 (17.02%) Oracle
5 6 (12.77%) Apple
5 6 (12.77%) AppSense
5 6 (12.77%) Dell
6 5 (10.64%) IBM
6 5 (10.64%) SolarWinds
7 3 (6.38%) BMC
7 3 (6.38%) NetApp
8 2 (4.26%) Cisco
8 2 (4.26%) SAP
9 1 (2.13%) Anaplan
9 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint