Period
to 18 December 2017

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 December 2017 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 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 156 198 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 26.67% 28.41% 24.57%
As % of the Vendors category 48.60% 56.25% 44.96%
Number of salaries quoted 115 162 218
Bracknell median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09% +15.79%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,525 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,000 £58,750 £64,125
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 321 352 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 54.87% 50.50% 54.65%
Number of salaries quoted 235 263 357
Bracknell median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.26% +4.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,600 £25,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £69,000 £63,500 £63,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%

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 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 78 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 58 (37.18%) VMware
3 57 (36.54%) SQL
4 56 (35.90%) Windows
5 55 (35.26%) Cisco
6 47 (30.13%) Symantec
6 47 (30.13%) Windows Server
7 43 (27.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 38 (24.36%) VMware ESXi
8 38 (24.36%) Presales
8 38 (24.36%) MS Exchange
9 37 (23.72%) Exchange Server 2010
9 37 (23.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 36 (23.08%) C#
11 32 (20.51%) ITIL
11 32 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
12 31 (19.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 31 (19.87%) Microsoft Azure
13 29 (18.59%) Office 365
14 28 (17.95%) Active Directory
15 27 (17.31%) Project Management
16 26 (16.67%) Clustering
17 24 (15.38%) Juniper
17 24 (15.38%) .NET
18 23 (14.74%) MCSE
18 23 (14.74%) Veritas
18 23 (14.74%) Backup Exec
18 23 (14.74%) Forcepoint
18 23 (14.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 23 (14.74%) Time Management

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 38 (24.36%) MS Exchange
2 37 (23.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (14.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (5.77%) SharePoint
5 8 (5.13%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.28%) CMS
6 2 (1.28%) IIS
6 2 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 31 (19.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (18.59%) Office 365
3 8 (5.13%) npm
4 3 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.33%) Network Security
2 8 (5.13%) Intranet
3 6 (3.85%) SAN
4 3 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (1.92%) Firewall
4 3 (1.92%) Internet
4 3 (1.92%) NetScaler
5 2 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.28%) DHCP
5 2 (1.28%) DNS
5 2 (1.28%) VoIP
5 2 (1.28%) VPN
6 1 (0.64%) Broadband
6 1 (0.64%) LAN
6 1 (0.64%) NAS
6 1 (0.64%) RIP
6 1 (0.64%) SSL
6 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.64%) VLAN
6 1 (0.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (14.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (9.62%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (3.85%) Power BI
6 4 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (1.92%) QlikView
7 3 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.28%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.64%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 12 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (5.13%) gulp
3 6 (3.85%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.28%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.28%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (7.69%) Finance
1 12 (7.69%) Retail
2 8 (5.13%) Advertising
3 4 (2.56%) Billing
3 4 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (22.44%) Developer
1 35 (22.44%) Support Engineer
2 23 (14.74%) Architect
3 22 (14.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (13.46%) .NET Developer
4 21 (13.46%) VMware Engineer
5 15 (9.62%) VMware Support Engineer
6 12 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
6 12 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 12 (7.69%) Lead Architect
6 12 (7.69%) Lead Developer
6 12 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
6 12 (7.69%) Technical Support
6 12 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
7 11 (7.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 10 (6.41%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (6.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 10 (6.41%) Senior .NET Developer
8 10 (6.41%) Senior Developer
9 9 (5.77%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.38%) .NET
2 21 (13.46%) ASP.NET
3 15 (9.62%) REST
4 14 (8.97%) jQuery
5 13 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 13 (8.33%) CSS
6 11 (7.05%) .NET Framework
7 10 (6.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (5.77%) Entity Framework
8 9 (5.77%) LESS
8 9 (5.77%) Sass
8 9 (5.77%) XML
9 8 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 8 (5.13%) KnockoutJS
9 8 (5.13%) WCF
9 8 (5.13%) Web Services
10 7 (4.49%) SOAP
10 7 (4.49%) WPF
11 6 (3.85%) COM
12 5 (3.21%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.67%) Clustering
2 18 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (5.77%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.21%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (2.56%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.92%) Replication
8 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.64%) EPoS
8 1 (0.64%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 56 (35.90%) Windows
2 47 (30.13%) Windows Server
3 43 (27.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (3.85%) Windows 10
5 5 (3.21%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.21%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.92%) Android
7 3 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (24.36%) Presales
2 32 (20.51%) ITIL
3 27 (17.31%) Project Management
4 23 (14.74%) Time Management
5 21 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (10.90%) Customer Engagement
6 17 (10.90%) Web Development
7 16 (10.26%) Enterprise Architecture
8 15 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (9.62%) Change Management
9 14 (8.97%) Capacity Management
9 14 (8.97%) Capacity Planning
9 14 (8.97%) Customer Requirements
10 13 (8.33%) TDD
11 12 (7.69%) MVC
12 11 (7.05%) Multithreading
12 11 (7.05%) Software Engineering
13 10 (6.41%) Information Security
13 10 (6.41%) Scrum
14 9 (5.77%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 57 (36.54%) SQL
2 36 (23.08%) C#
3 12 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.05%) T-SQL
5 8 (5.13%) PowerShell
5 8 (5.13%) TypeScript
6 7 (4.49%) XPath
6 7 (4.49%) XQuery
7 5 (3.21%) C++
8 4 (2.56%) C
9 3 (1.92%) Java
9 3 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (19.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 23 (14.74%) MCSE
3 23 (14.74%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 20 (12.82%) Degree
5 19 (12.18%) Security Cleared
6 17 (10.90%) MCP
7 12 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
8 8 (5.13%) CEH
8 8 (5.13%) CISSP
8 8 (5.13%) GIAC
8 8 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (5.13%) MCSD
8 8 (5.13%) SSCP
9 6 (3.85%) SC Cleared
10 4 (2.56%) BC Cleared
10 4 (2.56%) VCAP
10 4 (2.56%) VCDX
11 3 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.92%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.21%) SLA
2 4 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.56%) QA
3 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (24.36%) VMware ESXi
2 28 (17.95%) Active Directory
3 16 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.85%) XenDesktop
5 4 (2.56%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.92%) XenApp
7 1 (0.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 37 (23.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 23 (14.74%) Backup Exec
2 23 (14.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 23 (14.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 23 (14.74%) vCenter Server
3 3 (1.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (1.92%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (1.92%) SCCM
3 3 (1.92%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.64%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (37.18%) VMware
2 55 (35.26%) Cisco
3 47 (30.13%) Symantec
4 24 (15.38%) Juniper
5 23 (14.74%) Altiris
5 23 (14.74%) F5
5 23 (14.74%) Forcepoint
5 23 (14.74%) Veritas
6 7 (4.49%) Citrix
6 7 (4.49%) IBM
7 6 (3.85%) Avaya
7 6 (3.85%) HP
8 4 (2.56%) NetApp
9 3 (1.92%) AppSense
9 3 (1.92%) Oracle
9 3 (1.92%) Tableau
9 3 (1.92%) Veeam
10 2 (1.28%) Fujitsu
10 2 (1.28%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.64%) Draytek