The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 426 493 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 18.10% 22.21% 20.42%
As % of the Vendors category 36.95% 49.35% 45.17%
Number of salaries quoted 316 397 381
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Microsoft
South East

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

Vendors Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1153 999 921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 48.98% 45.00% 45.21%
Number of salaries quoted 896 784 806
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -2 257 £35,000 -17.64% 28
High Wycombe -4 55 £43,750 +9.37% 5
Aylesbury +10 28 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Marlow +1 12 £40,750 +63.00%
Newport Pagnell -5 7 £35,000 -33.33%
Olney - 7 £35,000 -
Princes Risborough - 4 £29,000 -
Amersham +6 2 £26,000 -32.90%
Buckingham +2 2 £50,000 -
Chesham -3 2 £32,750 +57.83%
Iver - 1 £45,000 -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

1 365 (43.82%) MS Excel
2 304 (36.49%) Windows
3 262 (31.45%) SQL
4 244 (29.29%) SQL Server
5 218 (26.17%) MS Office
6 181 (21.73%) .NET
7 155 (18.61%) Active Directory
8 149 (17.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 142 (17.05%) Finance
10 141 (16.93%) ITIL
11 138 (16.57%) VMware
12 133 (15.97%) MS Exchange
13 118 (14.17%) SharePoint
14 114 (13.69%) C#
15 113 (13.57%) Windows Server 2008
16 107 (12.85%) ASP.NET
17 105 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
18 92 (11.04%) T-SQL
19 89 (10.68%) Degree
20 87 (10.44%) Exchange Server 2010
21 86 (10.32%) VMware Infrastructure
22 82 (9.84%) Office 365
23 77 (9.24%) Windows Server 2012
24 75 (9.00%) Security Cleared
24 75 (9.00%) MVC
25 74 (8.88%) HTML
25 74 (8.88%) Windows 7
26 73 (8.76%) JavaScript
27 72 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
28 70 (8.40%) Firewall

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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
1 133 (15.97%) MS Exchange
2 118 (14.17%) SharePoint
3 87 (10.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 58 (6.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 48 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 47 (5.64%) SharePoint 2013
7 40 (4.80%) Lync
8 31 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2003
9 25 (3.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 21 (2.52%) IIS
11 16 (1.92%) Office Communications Server
12 11 (1.32%) Apache
13 9 (1.08%) CMS
13 9 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
14 8 (0.96%) Tomcat
15 6 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
16 4 (0.48%) IBM Notes
17 3 (0.36%) SAS
17 3 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
17 3 (0.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 365 (43.82%) MS Excel
2 218 (26.17%) MS Office
3 34 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 31 (3.72%) MS Visio
5 18 (2.16%) MS Project
6 15 (1.80%) PowerPivot
7 8 (0.96%) Solid Edge
7 8 (0.96%) SOLIDWORKS
8 7 (0.84%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.36%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.24%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.12%) SPSS
11 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.80%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (1.08%) Summit
4 7 (0.84%) Sage 200
4 7 (0.84%) Sage 50
5 4 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.24%) MFGPRO
6 2 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.12%) Primavera
7 1 (0.12%) Cognos Controller
7 1 (0.12%) Maximo
7 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 82 (9.84%) Office 365
2 14 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.96%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.60%) SaaS
5 4 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.24%) PaaS
6 2 (0.24%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.12%) Yammer
7 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 70 (8.40%) Firewall
2 44 (5.28%) TCP/IP
3 40 (4.80%) VoIP
4 35 (4.20%) WAN
4 35 (4.20%) DNS
5 30 (3.60%) SAN
6 27 (3.24%) DHCP
7 26 (3.12%) LAN
8 25 (3.00%) VPN
9 12 (1.44%) Network Security
9 12 (1.44%) iSCSI
9 12 (1.44%) Fibre Channel
10 11 (1.32%) Wireless
10 11 (1.32%) Intranet
11 10 (1.20%) SNMP
11 10 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (1.20%) Unified Communications
12 8 (0.96%) NetScaler
12 8 (0.96%) VLAN
13 7 (0.84%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (29.29%) SQL Server
2 59 (7.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 48 (5.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 44 (5.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 35 (4.20%) Relational Database
7 24 (2.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 21 (2.52%) MySQL
9 20 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
10 18 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (2.04%) Oracle Database
12 16 (1.92%) SSDT
13 14 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
14 13 (1.56%) MS Access
15 9 (1.08%) Oracle9i Database
15 9 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 7 (0.84%) SAP HANA
16 7 (0.84%) SAP BW
17 6 (0.72%) OLAP
18 5 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 58 (6.96%) Visual Studio
2 46 (5.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (2.64%) JIRA
4 17 (2.04%) ReSharper
4 17 (2.04%) Moq
5 12 (1.44%) Selenium
6 10 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 8 (0.96%) NUnit
8 6 (0.72%) Introscope
9 5 (0.60%) Git (software)
9 5 (0.60%) Apache Ivy
10 3 (0.36%) MSI
10 3 (0.36%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.36%) HP UFT
11 2 (0.24%) NetBeans
12 1 (0.12%) JUnit
12 1 (0.12%) ProC
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.12%) Axure RP
12 1 (0.12%) MSTest
General
1 142 (17.05%) Finance
2 50 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 43 (5.16%) Retail
4 35 (4.20%) Marketing
5 32 (3.84%) Law
6 17 (2.04%) Banking
7 9 (1.08%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.84%) Legal
8 7 (0.84%) Automotive
9 4 (0.48%) Electronics
10 3 (0.36%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.36%) Back Office
10 3 (0.36%) Publishing
10 3 (0.36%) Local Government
10 3 (0.36%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.24%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.12%) Billing
12 1 (0.12%) French Language
12 1 (0.12%) German Language
12 1 (0.12%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 185 (22.21%) Analyst
2 166 (19.93%) Developer
3 52 (6.24%) Support Analyst
4 47 (5.64%) Consultant
5 44 (5.28%) .NET Developer
6 43 (5.16%) Database Developer
7 42 (5.04%) Support Engineer
8 36 (4.32%) 2nd Line Support
9 34 (4.08%) Technical Author
9 34 (4.08%) Author
10 30 (3.60%) Service Analyst
11 28 (3.36%) Administrator
11 28 (3.36%) Web Developer
12 26 (3.12%) Test Manager
12 26 (3.12%) Applications Support
12 26 (3.12%) Senior Developer
13 25 (3.00%) SQL Developer
13 25 (3.00%) SQL Database Developer
14 24 (2.88%) IT Support
14 24 (2.88%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (21.73%) .NET
2 107 (12.85%) ASP.NET
3 74 (8.88%) HTML
4 64 (7.68%) ASP.NET MVC
5 59 (7.08%) CSS
6 57 (6.84%) jQuery
7 43 (5.16%) WCF
7 43 (5.16%) Web Services
8 42 (5.04%) XML
8 42 (5.04%) LINQ
9 40 (4.80%) .NET Framework
10 38 (4.56%) HTML5
11 22 (2.64%) JSON
12 20 (2.40%) Entity Framework
13 19 (2.28%) WPF
13 19 (2.28%) Ajax
13 19 (2.28%) Ruby on Rails
14 17 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 17 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 17 (2.04%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 72 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (5.40%) Blackberry
3 43 (5.16%) Data Centre
4 30 (3.60%) Client/Server
5 27 (3.24%) Statistics
6 22 (2.64%) Management Information System
7 21 (2.52%) Computer Science
8 15 (1.80%) Replication
9 14 (1.68%) User Experience
10 12 (1.44%) Mathematics
11 11 (1.32%) Data Integration
11 11 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (1.20%) Clustering
13 8 (0.96%) CCTV
13 8 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
14 7 (0.84%) EqualLogic
14 7 (0.84%) Data Structures
14 7 (0.84%) EPoS
15 6 (0.72%) e-Health
16 5 (0.60%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 304 (36.49%) Windows
2 113 (13.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 77 (9.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 74 (8.88%) Windows 7
5 47 (5.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 37 (4.44%) Linux
7 36 (4.32%) Windows XP
8 29 (3.48%) Windows 8
9 26 (3.12%) UNIX
10 19 (2.28%) Android
11 15 (1.80%) Windows Vista
12 9 (1.08%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.60%) AIX
14 4 (0.48%) Debian
14 4 (0.48%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.48%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.48%) CentOS
15 3 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.36%) Solaris
15 3 (0.36%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (16.93%) ITIL
2 105 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (9.00%) MVC
4 63 (7.56%) Scrum
5 50 (6.00%) TDD
5 50 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
5 50 (6.00%) SDLC
6 49 (5.88%) Change Management
6 49 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 46 (5.52%) Mentoring
8 42 (5.04%) CRM
9 41 (4.92%) Migration
9 41 (4.92%) Incident Management
10 38 (4.56%) Test Scripting
11 36 (4.32%) OOD
12 35 (4.20%) Project Management
13 34 (4.08%) OO
13 34 (4.08%) Coaching
14 33 (3.96%) Software Licensing
15 32 (3.84%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 262 (31.45%) SQL
2 114 (13.69%) C#
3 92 (11.04%) T-SQL
4 73 (8.76%) JavaScript
5 29 (3.48%) PowerShell
6 28 (3.36%) VB
7 27 (3.24%) VB.NET
8 25 (3.00%) Java
9 20 (2.40%) VBScript
10 19 (2.28%) Ruby
11 13 (1.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 10 (1.20%) PL/SQL
13 8 (0.96%) PHP
13 8 (0.96%) C
14 5 (0.60%) X++
15 4 (0.48%) C++
16 3 (0.36%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.36%) XAML
16 3 (0.36%) VB6
16 3 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 149 (17.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 89 (10.68%) Degree
3 75 (9.00%) Security Cleared
4 67 (8.04%) MCP
5 65 (7.80%) MCSE
6 47 (5.64%) SC Cleared
7 42 (5.04%) ISEB
8 39 (4.68%) MCITP
9 29 (3.48%) MCSA
10 27 (3.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 25 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
12 22 (2.64%) CCNA
12 22 (2.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 22 (2.64%) MCTS
13 20 (2.40%) DV Cleared
14 15 (1.80%) ISTQB
15 10 (1.20%) CCNP
16 6 (0.72%) CCA
16 6 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
16 6 (0.72%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (8.04%) SLA
2 25 (3.00%) QA
3 13 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.96%) ISO 9000
5 7 (0.84%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.72%) HL7
7 4 (0.48%) DICOM
7 4 (0.48%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 155 (18.61%) Active Directory
2 86 (10.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (7.92%) Hyper-V
4 16 (1.92%) XenApp
4 16 (1.92%) vSphere
4 16 (1.92%) VMware ESX
5 15 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (1.68%) Forefront TMG
7 12 (1.44%) NFS
8 8 (0.96%) XenServer
9 6 (0.72%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.48%) Samba
11 4 (0.48%) Xen
12 2 (0.24%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.24%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.24%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.12%) Firmware
13 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 20 (2.40%) SCCM
2 15 (1.80%) SCOM
3 11 (1.32%) Backup Exec
4 10 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (1.08%) HP Data Protector
6 8 (0.96%) WSUS
7 6 (0.72%) ARCserve
7 6 (0.72%) CA Wily
8 5 (0.60%) SolarWinds Orion
9 4 (0.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 4 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.48%) WMI
9 4 (0.48%) BladeLogic
10 3 (0.36%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.36%) Nagios
10 3 (0.36%) Cisco Prime
10 3 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.36%) HP SIM
11 2 (0.24%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
11 2 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 138 (16.57%) VMware
2 68 (8.16%) Cisco
3 49 (5.88%) HP
4 43 (5.16%) Citrix
5 42 (5.04%) Oracle
6 23 (2.76%) Symantec
6 23 (2.76%) 3PAR
7 22 (2.64%) SAP
8 19 (2.28%) EMC
9 18 (2.16%) NetApp
9 18 (2.16%) Computacenter
10 16 (1.92%) Business Objects
11 14 (1.68%) IBM
11 14 (1.68%) Brocade
12 12 (1.44%) Remedy
12 12 (1.44%) Apple
13 11 (1.32%) Juniper
13 11 (1.32%) Google
14 9 (1.08%) Dell
14 9 (1.08%) McAfee
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Triad Resourcing
Salary: £Neg
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
First Point
Salary: £26000 - £36000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 28-35k
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-40k
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harris Global
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + car allowance, benefits & bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Salary: £31000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + parking, pen, car allow, life
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £58000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, pension, health care etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits and training
Posted: 5 days ago
Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire
Duke Hudson
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago