The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Buckinghamshire region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 459 400 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.00% 20.46% 21.79%
As % of the Vendors category 47.17% 44.25% 47.75%
Number of salaries quoted 360 339 372
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
973 904 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 46.64% 46.24% 45.65%
Number of salaries quoted 737 769 720
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
South East

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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 +4 231 £41,000 +9.33% 36
High Wycombe 0 67 £40,000 +10.34% 6
Aylesbury -12 19 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Beaconsfield -12 14 £50,000 +30.71%
Marlow -8 11 £21,500 -59.04% 2
Buckingham +3 10 £18,000 -28.00% 1
Chesham +5 6 £24,500 -4.85%
Amersham -6 5 £50,000 +35.13% 1
Bletchley +1 2 £17,380 -30.48%
Newport Pagnell 0 2 £52,500 +110.00%
Gerrards Cross +5 1 £42,500 +30.76%
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 452 (44.49%) MS Excel
2 394 (38.78%) SQL Server
3 379 (37.30%) Windows
4 321 (31.59%) SQL
5 283 (27.85%) .NET
6 239 (23.52%) C#
7 212 (20.87%) Active Directory
8 203 (19.98%) MS Exchange
9 200 (19.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 196 (19.29%) MS Office
11 193 (19.00%) ASP.NET
12 163 (16.04%) VMware
13 151 (14.86%) Windows Server 2008
14 145 (14.27%) VMware Infrastructure
15 131 (12.89%) Degree
16 126 (12.40%) ITIL
17 125 (12.30%) Exchange Server 2010
18 122 (12.01%) Finance
19 121 (11.91%) SharePoint
20 110 (10.83%) T-SQL
21 105 (10.33%) HTML
22 104 (10.24%) Citrix
22 104 (10.24%) MVC
23 102 (10.04%) JavaScript
24 101 (9.94%) Exchange Server 2007
25 94 (9.25%) PRINCE2
26 89 (8.76%) MCSE
26 89 (8.76%) Lync
27 87 (8.56%) SQL Server 2008
27 87 (8.56%) Cisco

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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
1 203 (19.98%) MS Exchange
2 125 (12.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 121 (11.91%) SharePoint
4 101 (9.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 89 (8.76%) Lync
6 60 (5.91%) IIS
7 55 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
7 55 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
8 25 (2.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 15 (1.48%) Office Communications Server
10 14 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2000
10 14 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
11 13 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
12 12 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
13 8 (0.79%) Apache
14 7 (0.69%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.69%) CMS
15 6 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
16 5 (0.49%) Node.js
17 3 (0.30%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 452 (44.49%) MS Excel
2 196 (19.29%) MS Office
3 47 (4.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 45 (4.43%) MS Project
5 32 (3.15%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.30%) FastStats
7 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.098%) SPSS
8 1 (0.098%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 31 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (0.89%) Maximo
3 9 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.69%) Summit
5 4 (0.39%) GoldMine
5 4 (0.39%) TeleForm
5 4 (0.39%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.098%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.098%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.098%) Academy Housing
7 1 (0.098%) arcHouse
7 1 (0.098%) Magento
7 1 (0.098%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 53 (5.22%) Office 365
2 24 (2.36%) SaaS
3 5 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.098%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 59 (5.81%) Firewall
2 55 (5.41%) DNS
3 54 (5.31%) SAN
4 50 (4.92%) DHCP
5 34 (3.35%) VoIP
6 33 (3.25%) TCP/IP
7 31 (3.05%) Internet
8 28 (2.76%) WAN
9 27 (2.66%) LAN
10 26 (2.56%) VLAN
11 25 (2.46%) Wireless
12 21 (2.07%) Cisco IPT
12 21 (2.07%) IP Telephony
13 13 (1.28%) Unified Communications
14 11 (1.08%) VPN
15 10 (0.98%) ADSL
16 8 (0.79%) Cisco Nexus
17 7 (0.69%) Network Security
18 6 (0.59%) NAS
19 5 (0.49%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 394 (38.78%) SQL Server
2 87 (8.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 78 (7.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 70 (6.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 63 (6.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 61 (6.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 45 (4.43%) Data Warehouse
8 34 (3.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 23 (2.26%) Relational Database
10 18 (1.77%) Crystal Reports
11 11 (1.08%) RDBMS
12 9 (0.89%) MS Access
12 9 (0.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 8 (0.79%) Data Mining
14 7 (0.69%) MySQL
15 6 (0.59%) NoSQL
16 5 (0.49%) Informix
16 5 (0.49%) OLTP
16 5 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
16 5 (0.49%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 60 (5.91%) Visual Studio
2 54 (5.31%) NUnit
3 33 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (2.46%) Rhino Mocks
5 12 (1.18%) Git (software)
6 11 (1.08%) Selenium
7 10 (0.98%) MSTest
7 10 (0.98%) Moq
7 10 (0.98%) Subversion
8 9 (0.89%) JIRA
9 6 (0.59%) WebDriver
10 5 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (0.49%) Jasmine
11 4 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (0.39%) XMLSpy
12 3 (0.30%) Ant
12 3 (0.30%) TestDirector
12 3 (0.30%) Maven
12 3 (0.30%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 122 (12.01%) Finance
2 38 (3.74%) Marketing
2 38 (3.74%) Retail
3 22 (2.17%) Telecoms
4 17 (1.67%) Back Office
5 13 (1.28%) Manufacturing
6 12 (1.18%) Advertising
6 12 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (0.98%) Banking
8 9 (0.89%) Legal
9 8 (0.79%) Publishing
9 8 (0.79%) Military
10 5 (0.49%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.49%) Billing
11 1 (0.098%) Local Government
11 1 (0.098%) Avionics
11 1 (0.098%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.098%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.098%) French Language
11 1 (0.098%) German Language
Job Titles
1 233 (22.93%) Developer
2 180 (17.72%) Analyst
3 118 (11.61%) .NET Developer
4 106 (10.43%) Consultant
5 66 (6.50%) Support Analyst
6 53 (5.22%) Team Leader
7 51 (5.02%) Software Developer
8 46 (4.53%) Architect
8 46 (4.53%) Project Manager
8 46 (4.53%) Support Engineer
9 44 (4.33%) C# Developer
10 43 (4.23%) SQL Developer
11 38 (3.74%) 2nd Line Support
11 38 (3.74%) DBA
12 37 (3.64%) Senior Developer
12 37 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
13 36 (3.54%) Microsoft Consultant
14 34 (3.35%) SQL DBA
15 33 (3.25%) IT Support
16 32 (3.15%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 283 (27.85%) .NET
2 193 (19.00%) ASP.NET
3 105 (10.33%) HTML
4 78 (7.68%) WCF
5 76 (7.48%) ASP.NET MVC
6 71 (6.99%) CSS
7 64 (6.30%) jQuery
8 58 (5.71%) WPF
9 52 (5.12%) XML
10 44 (4.33%) Web Services
11 42 (4.13%) HTML5
12 40 (3.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 39 (3.84%) .NET Framework
14 36 (3.54%) LINQ
15 29 (2.85%) XHTML
16 27 (2.66%) Ajax
17 25 (2.46%) Razor View Engine
17 25 (2.46%) Castle Windsor
17 25 (2.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 24 (2.36%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 65 (6.40%) Computer Science
2 35 (3.44%) Blackberry
3 31 (3.05%) Clustering
4 22 (2.17%) Blog
5 19 (1.87%) Management Information System
6 18 (1.77%) Client/Server
7 17 (1.67%) Replication
7 17 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (1.48%) Tandem
9 12 (1.18%) Mathematics
9 12 (1.18%) N-Tier
10 11 (1.08%) NHS
10 11 (1.08%) Inversion of Control
10 11 (1.08%) Life Science
11 10 (0.98%) EqualLogic
11 10 (0.98%) Visualisation
11 10 (0.98%) E-Learning
11 10 (0.98%) EPoS
12 8 (0.79%) Data Extraction
13 6 (0.59%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 379 (37.30%) Windows
2 151 (14.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 80 (7.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 68 (6.69%) Windows 7
5 59 (5.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (3.64%) Windows XP
7 22 (2.17%) Linux
8 16 (1.57%) Windows 8
9 8 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.69%) UNIX
10 7 (0.69%) Windows Vista
11 6 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (0.59%) Android
12 5 (0.49%) CentOS
13 3 (0.30%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.30%) FreeBSD
13 3 (0.30%) SUSE
13 3 (0.30%) Debian
13 3 (0.30%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (12.40%) ITIL
2 104 (10.24%) MVC
3 94 (9.25%) PRINCE2
4 79 (7.78%) Project Management
4 79 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (7.68%) TDD
5 78 (7.68%) Scrum
6 72 (7.09%) CRM
7 60 (5.91%) Business Intelligence
8 54 (5.31%) OO
9 47 (4.63%) Business Analysis
10 37 (3.64%) Migration
11 34 (3.35%) Web Application Development
12 31 (3.05%) Data Modelling
12 31 (3.05%) Service Delivery
13 30 (2.95%) Waterfall
14 29 (2.85%) Continuous Integration
15 27 (2.66%) Disaster Recovery
15 27 (2.66%) Workflow
15 27 (2.66%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 321 (31.59%) SQL
2 239 (23.52%) C#
3 110 (10.83%) T-SQL
4 102 (10.04%) JavaScript
5 44 (4.33%) PowerShell
6 42 (4.13%) VB.NET
7 27 (2.66%) Java
8 21 (2.07%) C
9 13 (1.28%) VB
10 11 (1.08%) C++
11 5 (0.49%) PHP
11 5 (0.49%) Ruby
12 3 (0.30%) VBScript
12 3 (0.30%) Python
13 2 (0.20%) UniBasic
13 2 (0.20%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.20%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.20%) VBA
14 1 (0.098%) VC++
Qualifications
1 200 (19.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 131 (12.89%) Degree
3 89 (8.76%) MCSE
4 64 (6.30%) Security Cleared
5 57 (5.61%) MCITP
6 49 (4.82%) SC Cleared
7 47 (4.63%) MCP
8 39 (3.84%) ISEB
9 37 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 30 (2.95%) MCTS
11 27 (2.66%) Cisco Certification
12 22 (2.17%) MCSA
13 20 (1.97%) CCNP
14 19 (1.87%) MCAD
14 19 (1.87%) MCSD
15 16 (1.57%) ISTQB
16 14 (1.38%) CCNA
17 13 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 12 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 11 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.23%) SLA
2 13 (1.28%) QA
3 7 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.49%) ISO 9000
4 5 (0.49%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.098%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.098%) HL7
5 1 (0.098%) DICOM
System Software
1 212 (20.87%) Active Directory
2 145 (14.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (8.46%) XenApp
4 82 (8.07%) Hyper-V
5 50 (4.92%) XenDesktop
6 49 (4.82%) VMware ESXi
7 39 (3.84%) vSphere
8 32 (3.15%) VMware ESX
9 26 (2.56%) Forefront TMG
10 19 (1.87%) Microsoft App-V
11 14 (1.38%) XenServer
12 12 (1.18%) UAG
13 11 (1.08%) Terminal Services
14 8 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 6 (0.59%) VMware Server
16 4 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 2 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
18 1 (0.098%) ISA Server
18 1 (0.098%) Terminal Server
18 1 (0.098%) KVM
Systems Management
1 21 (2.07%) SCCM
2 20 (1.97%) Backup Exec
3 14 (1.38%) NetBackup
4 11 (1.08%) SCOM
5 10 (0.98%) SCVMM
6 8 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (0.49%) SCDPM
7 5 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.30%) ARCserve
9 3 (0.30%) MOM
9 3 (0.30%) SCSM
9 3 (0.30%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.20%) WSUS
10 2 (0.20%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.20%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (0.098%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 163 (16.04%) VMware
2 104 (10.24%) Citrix
3 87 (8.56%) Cisco
4 52 (5.12%) HP
5 42 (4.13%) Oracle
6 40 (3.94%) SAP
7 35 (3.44%) Veeam
8 33 (3.25%) Symantec
9 29 (2.85%) NetApp
10 25 (2.46%) WatchGuard
10 25 (2.46%) Dell
11 24 (2.36%) EMC
12 21 (2.07%) NetIQ
13 19 (1.87%) Remedy
14 13 (1.28%) IBM
14 13 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
15 12 (1.18%) McAfee
16 10 (0.98%) Computacenter
17 9 (0.89%) Red Hat
17 9 (0.89%) PlateSpin
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £45000 per annum + pen,life,health
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £37000 per annum
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Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonuses + Much more benefits
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Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus & leading benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Salary: £43000 - £48000 per annum
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Salary: 40-45k
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