The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Buckingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 1 - 5
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckingham 75.00% - 12.50%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% - 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £55,000 - £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Buckingham region.

Vendors Category
Buckingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckingham 75.00% 80.00% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Average salary £55,000 £75,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +76.47%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Buckingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Buckingham

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Buckingham

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Buckingham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Buckingham 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 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) MS Office
2 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) Degree
3 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
4 5 (38.46%) SLA
4 5 (38.46%) Citrix
4 5 (38.46%) Firewall
4 5 (38.46%) HND
4 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
4 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
4 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
4 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
4 5 (38.46%) Wireless
4 5 (38.46%) VMware
4 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (38.46%) Windows 8
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (23.08%) XenApp
5 3 (23.08%) XenDesktop
5 3 (23.08%) Veeam
5 3 (23.08%) iSCSI
5 3 (23.08%) VLAN
5 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (23.08%) DHCP
5 3 (23.08%) DNS
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) SAN
6 2 (15.38%) Thin Client

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Buckingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Buckingham 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 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (15.38%) Lync
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Office
2 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
1 5 (38.46%) Wireless
2 3 (23.08%) VLAN
2 3 (23.08%) iSCSI
2 3 (23.08%) DHCP
2 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) DMZ
3 2 (15.38%) VoIP
3 2 (15.38%) WLAN
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
1 2 (15.38%) Publishing
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Support Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Help Desk Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) 1st Line Support
1 5 (38.46%) Help Desk Support
1 5 (38.46%) Help Desk Support Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Fat Client
2 2 (15.38%) Thin Client
2 2 (15.38%) Statistics
2 2 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
2 5 (38.46%) Windows 8
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
2 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (15.38%) Security Management
2 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) HND
3 2 (15.38%) MCSE
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (23.08%) XenApp
3 3 (23.08%) XenDesktop
3 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
1 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Citrix
1 5 (38.46%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Veeam
3 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
3 2 (15.38%) Aerohive Networks
3 2 (15.38%) Symantec
3 2 (15.38%) Sophos
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) HP