Period
to 18 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 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.

Microsoft
Berkshire > Bracknell
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 170 136 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 23.51% 26.88% 29.76%
As % of the Vendors category 54.31% 48.23% 55.82%
Number of salaries quoted 150 99 156
Bracknell median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £72,500 £54,375
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Bracknell.

All Vendors
Bracknell
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 313 282 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 43.29% 55.73% 53.31%
Number of salaries quoted 255 193 270
Bracknell median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -4.76% +6.18%
10th Percentile £30,800 £26,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £70,000 £64,175
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bracknell.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Bracknell

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Bracknell.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Bracknell

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Bracknell over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bracknell region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 74 (43.53%) SQL
2 56 (32.94%) C#
3 51 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 45 (26.47%) SDLC
5 44 (25.88%) Windows
6 43 (25.29%) TDD
7 41 (24.12%) Microsoft Office
8 40 (23.53%) Software Engineering
9 38 (22.35%) COM
10 37 (21.76%) Visual Studio
10 37 (21.76%) STL
10 37 (21.76%) C++
10 37 (21.76%) C
10 37 (21.76%) MFC
10 37 (21.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 37 (21.76%) Multithreading
11 36 (21.18%) Windows Server
11 36 (21.18%) Project Management
12 34 (20.00%) Active Directory
13 33 (19.41%) Amazon AWS
14 32 (18.82%) .NET
15 27 (15.88%) Office 365
16 26 (15.29%) Presales
17 25 (14.71%) SQL Server
17 25 (14.71%) ASP.NET
18 24 (14.12%) JavaScript
19 23 (13.53%) VMware
19 23 (13.53%) ASP.NET Web API
20 21 (12.35%) Relational Database
20 21 (12.35%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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 14 (8.24%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (4.12%) IIS
3 6 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.35%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.76%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 41 (24.12%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.53%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.59%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.59%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.59%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.59%) RoboHelp
4 1 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.76%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 51 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (19.41%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (15.88%) Office 365
4 19 (11.18%) Serverless
5 18 (10.59%) Azure Active Directory
6 15 (8.82%) Amazon EC2
6 15 (8.82%) Amazon EMR
6 15 (8.82%) Amazon Kinesis
6 15 (8.82%) Amazon S3
6 15 (8.82%) Amazon SQS
6 15 (8.82%) AWS Lambda
7 11 (6.47%) PaaS
8 8 (4.71%) SaaS
9 5 (2.94%) IaaS
10 4 (2.35%) Firebase
10 4 (2.35%) npm
11 2 (1.18%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.35%) Network Security
2 11 (6.47%) Firewall
3 6 (3.53%) Unified Communications
4 5 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (2.94%) DHCP
4 5 (2.94%) DNS
5 4 (2.35%) SAN
6 3 (1.76%) Skype
6 3 (1.76%) SSL
6 3 (1.76%) WAN
6 3 (1.76%) Wireless
7 2 (1.18%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (1.18%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.18%) Internet
7 2 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.18%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.18%) SNMP
7 2 (1.18%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.18%) VPN
8 1 (0.59%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.35%) Relational Database
3 15 (8.82%) Amazon RDS
3 15 (8.82%) Amazon Redshift
3 15 (8.82%) Cosmos DB
3 15 (8.82%) RDBMS
4 7 (4.12%) Power BI
5 3 (1.76%) MySQL
5 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.18%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.18%) QlikView
6 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.59%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (21.76%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (1.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.59%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.59%) Mocha
3 1 (0.59%) NeoLoad
3 1 (0.59%) webpack
General
1 15 (8.82%) Finance
2 13 (7.65%) Billing
3 10 (5.88%) Advertising
4 6 (3.53%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.76%) Electronics
5 3 (1.76%) Games
5 3 (1.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (22.94%) Software Engineer
2 37 (21.76%) C++ Software Engineer
3 25 (14.71%) Architect
4 23 (13.53%) Solutions Architect
5 22 (12.94%) Developer
6 21 (12.35%) Senior Software Engineer
7 20 (11.76%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 17 (10.00%) Analyst
9 15 (8.82%) Cloud Architect
9 15 (8.82%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 15 (8.82%) Lead Architect
9 15 (8.82%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 12 (7.06%) Buyer
10 12 (7.06%) IT Manager
11 10 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (5.29%) IT Buyer
13 8 (4.71%) Support Analyst
14 7 (4.12%) Operations Engineer
14 7 (4.12%) Support Engineer
14 7 (4.12%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (22.35%) COM
2 37 (21.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 37 (21.76%) MFC
2 37 (21.76%) STL
3 32 (18.82%) .NET
4 25 (14.71%) ASP.NET
5 23 (13.53%) ASP.NET Web API
6 17 (10.00%) Web Services
7 15 (8.82%) AngularJS
8 14 (8.24%) CSS
8 14 (8.24%) HTML
9 10 (5.88%) jQuery
10 6 (3.53%) React
11 5 (2.94%) Node.js
12 4 (2.35%) CSS3
12 4 (2.35%) HTML5
12 4 (2.35%) RESTful
12 4 (2.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (2.35%) XML
13 3 (1.76%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.82%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.12%) User Experience
5 6 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.53%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.35%) Clustering
6 4 (2.35%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.35%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.35%) Minimum Viable Product
6 4 (2.35%) PKI
7 3 (1.76%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.18%) PMI
8 2 (1.18%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.18%) Robotics
9 1 (0.59%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.59%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (25.88%) Windows
2 36 (21.18%) Windows Server
3 21 (12.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (7.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (5.29%) Linux
6 6 (3.53%) Windows 10
7 5 (2.94%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.35%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (26.47%) SDLC
2 43 (25.29%) TDD
3 40 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 37 (21.76%) Multithreading
5 36 (21.18%) Project Management
6 26 (15.29%) Presales
7 19 (11.18%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 17 (10.00%) Scrum
8 17 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 17 (10.00%) Vendor Relationship Management
9 16 (9.41%) Service Management
10 15 (8.82%) Identity Access Management
10 15 (8.82%) Strategic Thinking
11 14 (8.24%) Matrix Management
12 13 (7.65%) Benchmarking
12 13 (7.65%) Commercial Awareness
12 13 (7.65%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (7.65%) ITSM
12 13 (7.65%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (43.53%) SQL
2 56 (32.94%) C#
3 37 (21.76%) C
3 37 (21.76%) C++
4 24 (14.12%) JavaScript
5 18 (10.59%) Shell Script
6 16 (9.41%) PL/SQL
6 16 (9.41%) Python
7 15 (8.82%) Java
7 15 (8.82%) Scala
8 9 (5.29%) PowerShell
9 8 (4.71%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.35%) PHP
11 2 (1.18%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.59%) ES6
12 1 (0.59%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (11.18%) MCSE
1 19 (11.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 19 (11.18%) Security Cleared
2 16 (9.41%) MCSA
3 6 (3.53%) CEH
3 6 (3.53%) CISSP
3 6 (3.53%) Degree
3 6 (3.53%) GIAC
3 6 (3.53%) SSCP
4 4 (2.35%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (1.76%) CCNP
5 3 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.18%) CCDP
6 2 (1.18%) CCIE
6 2 (1.18%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.18%) MCP
6 2 (1.18%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.18%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.59%) MCITP
7 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.94%) SLA
2 4 (2.35%) WAI
3 3 (1.76%) PMO
4 2 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.18%) QA
5 1 (0.59%) GDPR
5 1 (0.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 34 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (10.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.71%) Docker
4 7 (4.12%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.53%) XenDesktop
6 5 (2.94%) XenApp
7 2 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.18%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.18%) VMware NSX
7 2 (1.18%) vSphere
8 1 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (5.29%) SCCM
2 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (2.35%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.76%) SCOrch
3 3 (1.76%) SCVMM
3 3 (1.76%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.18%) Ansible
4 2 (1.18%) CASB
4 2 (1.18%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.18%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (1.18%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.18%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.59%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.59%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (13.53%) VMware
2 15 (8.82%) Cisco
3 10 (5.88%) Citrix
4 7 (4.12%) Symantec
5 6 (3.53%) Google
6 5 (2.94%) McAfee
7 4 (2.35%) F5
8 3 (1.76%) Dell
8 3 (1.76%) HP
8 3 (1.76%) Palo Alto
8 3 (1.76%) Progress
8 3 (1.76%) Tableau
8 3 (1.76%) Veeam
8 3 (1.76%) Veritas
9 2 (1.18%) Aruba
9 2 (1.18%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.18%) Infoblox
9 2 (1.18%) Juniper
9 2 (1.18%) Riverbed
9 2 (1.18%) SolarWinds