Period
to 18 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 137 136 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 21.82% 25.42% 29.87%
As % of the Vendors category 42.15% 45.18% 54.71%
Number of salaries quoted 119 118 224
Bracknell median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +4.65% -2.27%
10th Percentile £29,350 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £58,750
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -1.16%

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 325 301 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 51.75% 56.26% 54.60%
Number of salaries quoted 245 223 390
Bracknell median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £49,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% -4.57% -1.50%
10th Percentile £30,200 £27,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £70,000 £68,750
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 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 57 (41.61%) C#
2 56 (40.88%) SQL
3 37 (27.01%) Software Engineering
4 36 (26.28%) SDLC
5 35 (25.55%) Windows
6 33 (24.09%) COM
6 33 (24.09%) TDD
6 33 (24.09%) Multithreading
7 32 (23.36%) Visual Studio
7 32 (23.36%) STL
7 32 (23.36%) MFC
7 32 (23.36%) SQL Server
7 32 (23.36%) C++
7 32 (23.36%) C
7 32 (23.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 30 (21.90%) Windows Server
9 28 (20.44%) Microsoft Azure
10 26 (18.98%) Amazon AWS
11 25 (18.25%) .NET
12 23 (16.79%) Microsoft Office
13 20 (14.60%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (13.87%) ASP.NET
14 19 (13.87%) Active Directory
15 18 (13.14%) Project Management
15 18 (13.14%) VMware
16 17 (12.41%) Windows Server 2008
16 17 (12.41%) Finance
17 15 (10.95%) JavaScript
17 15 (10.95%) Office 365
18 14 (10.22%) Web Services

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 10 (7.30%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (6.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (6.57%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.19%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (2.19%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.46%) IIS
5 1 (0.73%) Umbraco
Applications
1 23 (16.79%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (7.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (5.84%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (3.65%) Acrobat
4 5 (3.65%) RoboHelp
5 4 (2.92%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.46%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (1.46%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (1.46%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.73%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (20.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (18.98%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (10.95%) Office 365
4 6 (4.38%) PaaS
5 5 (3.65%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (2.92%) SaaS
7 3 (2.19%) OneDrive
8 2 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.46%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (1.46%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (1.46%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.46%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (1.46%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.46%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (1.46%) IaaS
8 2 (1.46%) Serverless
9 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.03%) Firewall
2 7 (5.11%) Network Security
3 2 (1.46%) DHCP
3 2 (1.46%) DNS
3 2 (1.46%) SAN
3 2 (1.46%) SSL
3 2 (1.46%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.46%) VPN
4 1 (0.73%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.73%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.73%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.73%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.73%) SNMP
4 1 (0.73%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (23.36%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.30%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.11%) Power BI
4 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.46%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (1.46%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.46%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.46%) Cosmos DB
6 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.46%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.46%) QlikView
6 2 (1.46%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 32 (23.36%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.73%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.73%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.73%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.73%) NeoLoad
2 1 (0.73%) Selenium
2 1 (0.73%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.73%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.73%) webpack
General
1 17 (12.41%) Finance
2 7 (5.11%) Billing
3 3 (2.19%) Advertising
3 3 (2.19%) Retail
4 1 (0.73%) French Language
4 1 (0.73%) German Language
4 1 (0.73%) Legal
4 1 (0.73%) Marketing
4 1 (0.73%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 33 (24.09%) Software Engineer
2 32 (23.36%) C++ Software Engineer
3 31 (22.63%) Developer
4 18 (13.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 17 (12.41%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 11 (8.03%) Analyst
6 11 (8.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (7.30%) Senior Developer
8 8 (5.84%) .NET Developer
8 8 (5.84%) Architect
8 8 (5.84%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (5.11%) Operations Engineer
9 7 (5.11%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 6 (4.38%) Buyer
10 6 (4.38%) IT Manager
10 6 (4.38%) Server Engineer
11 5 (3.65%) Author
11 5 (3.65%) Technical Architect
11 5 (3.65%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (24.09%) COM
2 32 (23.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 32 (23.36%) MFC
2 32 (23.36%) STL
3 25 (18.25%) .NET
4 19 (13.87%) ASP.NET
5 14 (10.22%) Web Services
6 13 (9.49%) HTML
7 10 (7.30%) XML
8 9 (6.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (6.57%) React
8 9 (6.57%) React Native
9 8 (5.84%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (5.84%) CSS
10 5 (3.65%) AngularJS
10 5 (3.65%) Flash
11 4 (2.92%) jQuery
12 3 (2.19%) CSS3
12 3 (2.19%) HTML5
12 3 (2.19%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.30%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.57%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.65%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.65%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.19%) Digital Signage
4 3 (2.19%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.19%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.46%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.46%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.46%) PMI
5 2 (1.46%) Robotics
6 1 (0.73%) Clustering
6 1 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.73%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.73%) PKI
6 1 (0.73%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (25.55%) Windows
2 30 (21.90%) Windows Server
3 20 (14.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (12.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (6.57%) Android
5 9 (6.57%) Apple iOS
5 9 (6.57%) Linux
6 4 (2.92%) Windows 10
6 4 (2.92%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (27.01%) Software Engineering
2 36 (26.28%) SDLC
3 33 (24.09%) Multithreading
3 33 (24.09%) TDD
4 18 (13.14%) Project Management
5 14 (10.22%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (9.49%) Scrum
7 12 (8.76%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (8.03%) Mentoring
8 11 (8.03%) MVC
8 11 (8.03%) Presales
8 11 (8.03%) Service Delivery
9 10 (7.30%) Web Development
10 9 (6.57%) Customer Requirements
10 9 (6.57%) Matrix Management
10 9 (6.57%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (5.84%) Android Development
11 8 (5.84%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (5.84%) iOS Development
11 8 (5.84%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 57 (41.61%) C#
2 56 (40.88%) SQL
3 32 (23.36%) C
3 32 (23.36%) C++
4 15 (10.95%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.03%) T-SQL
6 7 (5.11%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.19%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.46%) Java
8 2 (1.46%) PHP
8 2 (1.46%) Python
8 2 (1.46%) Scala
8 2 (1.46%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.73%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.73%) ES6
9 1 (0.73%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.73%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.73%) XPath
9 1 (0.73%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 12 (8.76%) MCSE
1 12 (8.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (5.84%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.38%) MCP
4 5 (3.65%) MCSA
5 4 (2.92%) CEH
5 4 (2.92%) CISSP
5 4 (2.92%) Degree
5 4 (2.92%) GIAC
5 4 (2.92%) SSCP
6 3 (2.19%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (2.19%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.19%) PMP
7 2 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.73%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.73%) MCITP
8 1 (0.73%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.73%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.46%) PMO
2 2 (1.46%) QA
3 1 (0.73%) GDPR
3 1 (0.73%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.73%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.73%) WAI
System Software
1 19 (13.87%) Active Directory
2 13 (9.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.46%) Docker
3 2 (1.46%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.46%) XenApp
3 2 (1.46%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.73%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.19%) SCCM
2 2 (1.46%) Ansible
2 2 (1.46%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.46%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.73%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.73%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.73%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.73%) Puppet
3 1 (0.73%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 18 (13.14%) VMware
2 11 (8.03%) Cisco
3 9 (6.57%) Citrix
4 6 (4.38%) Adobe
5 4 (2.92%) Oracle
6 3 (2.19%) McAfee
6 3 (2.19%) Tableau
7 2 (1.46%) Capita
7 2 (1.46%) Google
7 2 (1.46%) IBM
7 2 (1.46%) Mitel
7 2 (1.46%) Progress
7 2 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.46%) Symantec
8 1 (0.73%) Cognos
8 1 (0.73%) HP
8 1 (0.73%) NetApp
8 1 (0.73%) SAP
8 1 (0.73%) Veritas
8 1 (0.73%) Xamarin