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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 10 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 282 442 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.81% 19.91% 24.07%
As % of the Vendors category 36.62% 42.83% 51.93%
Number of salaries quoted 232 311 430
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £26,615
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
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
770 1032 1061
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 45.89% 46.49% 46.35%
Number of salaries quoted 587 725 818
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 -7 147 £41,500 +16.90% 18
High Wycombe -5 42 £40,500 -12.43% 1
Aylesbury -1 36 £42,500 - 7
Marlow 0 12 £27,750 -44.50%
Buckingham -9 7 £36,000 -34.54%
Chesham +2 4 £28,000 +19.14%
Beaconsfield -2 3 £30,000 +42.85%
Amersham -5 1 - -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 259 (43.90%) MS Excel
2 223 (37.80%) Windows
3 201 (34.07%) SQL
4 188 (31.86%) SQL Server
5 181 (30.68%) .NET
6 160 (27.12%) C#
7 151 (25.59%) Finance
8 147 (24.92%) MS Office
9 141 (23.90%) Active Directory
10 115 (19.49%) JavaScript
11 106 (17.97%) ASP.NET
12 101 (17.12%) HTML
13 100 (16.95%) Degree
13 100 (16.95%) Office 365
14 98 (16.61%) CRM
15 97 (16.44%) SharePoint
16 93 (15.76%) MVC
17 91 (15.42%) Windows Server
18 90 (15.25%) CSS
19 87 (14.75%) VMware
20 80 (13.56%) XML
21 79 (13.39%) ITIL
21 79 (13.39%) MS Exchange
22 77 (13.05%) .NET Framework
23 73 (12.37%) ASP.NET MVC
24 71 (12.03%) Dynamics CRM
25 68 (11.53%) Microsoft Certification
26 65 (11.02%) Cisco
27 62 (10.51%) WCF
28 61 (10.34%) jQuery

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 97 (16.44%) SharePoint
2 79 (13.39%) MS Exchange
3 30 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 28 (4.75%) MS Project Server
5 24 (4.07%) SharePoint Server
6 22 (3.73%) SAS
7 19 (3.22%) SharePoint 2013
8 18 (3.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 18 (3.05%) Skype for Business
9 15 (2.54%) BizTalk Server
9 15 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
10 13 (2.20%) Office Communications Server
11 9 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (1.36%) IIS
13 7 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
13 7 (1.19%) Node.js
14 5 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
15 4 (0.68%) WebSphere
16 3 (0.51%) Umbraco
17 2 (0.34%) Apache
Applications
1 259 (43.90%) MS Excel
2 147 (24.92%) MS Office
3 42 (7.12%) MS Project
4 14 (2.37%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.68%) Adobe Premiere
6 4 (0.68%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 71 (12.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (2.20%) BusinessWorks
2 13 (2.20%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (1.86%) TIBCO iProcess
4 8 (1.36%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.17%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.17%) Line 50
7 1 (0.17%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 100 (16.95%) Office 365
2 22 (3.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.68%) SaaS
4 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.34%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.34%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 51 (8.64%) TCP/IP
2 47 (7.97%) Firewall
3 41 (6.95%) DNS
3 41 (6.95%) VoIP
3 41 (6.95%) WAN
4 38 (6.44%) LAN
5 36 (6.10%) DHCP
6 26 (4.41%) SAN
7 23 (3.90%) Internet
8 18 (3.05%) Wireless
9 13 (2.20%) Broadband
9 13 (2.20%) VPN
10 12 (2.03%) NAS
11 8 (1.36%) VLAN
12 6 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (1.02%) Intranet
12 6 (1.02%) Network Security
13 5 (0.85%) LDAP
14 4 (0.68%) CTI
14 4 (0.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (31.86%) SQL Server
2 36 (6.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (5.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (3.73%) Relational Database
7 20 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (3.22%) SQL Server 2005
9 18 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (2.20%) MS Access
11 11 (1.86%) MySQL
12 7 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (1.02%) Power BI
13 6 (1.02%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.85%) Hadoop
14 5 (0.85%) MariaDB
14 5 (0.85%) NoSQL
14 5 (0.85%) Star Schema
15 4 (0.68%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 45 (7.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 43 (7.29%) Visual Studio
3 16 (2.71%) NUnit
4 9 (1.53%) Selenium
5 8 (1.36%) ReSharper
6 7 (1.19%) JIRA
7 6 (1.02%) MSTest
8 5 (0.85%) Jasmine
8 5 (0.85%) Moq
8 5 (0.85%) Rhino Mocks
8 5 (0.85%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.68%) NCrunch
9 4 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (0.68%) Subversion
10 3 (0.51%) Git (software)
11 2 (0.34%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.34%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.34%) T4 Templates
12 1 (0.17%) HP UFT
General
1 151 (25.59%) Finance
2 44 (7.46%) Telecoms
3 28 (4.75%) Banking
4 26 (4.41%) Retail
5 22 (3.73%) Marketing
6 12 (2.03%) Spanish Language
7 10 (1.69%) Advertising
8 9 (1.53%) Legal
9 8 (1.36%) Publishing
10 7 (1.19%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.85%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.68%) Electronics
12 4 (0.68%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.34%) Billing
13 2 (0.34%) Local Government
14 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.17%) French Language
14 1 (0.17%) German Language
14 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 140 (23.73%) Developer
2 128 (21.69%) Analyst
3 58 (9.83%) C# Developer
4 52 (8.81%) .NET Developer
5 39 (6.61%) Support Analyst
6 37 (6.27%) Support Engineer
7 34 (5.76%) Architect
8 30 (5.08%) C# .NET Developer
9 29 (4.92%) 2nd Line Support
10 28 (4.75%) Administrator
11 26 (4.41%) Applications Support
11 26 (4.41%) Author
11 26 (4.41%) Service Analyst
11 26 (4.41%) Technical Author
12 25 (4.24%) Consultant
13 23 (3.90%) Service Desk Analyst
14 22 (3.73%) IT Support
15 20 (3.39%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 20 (3.39%) SQL Developer
16 19 (3.22%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (30.68%) .NET
2 106 (17.97%) ASP.NET
3 101 (17.12%) HTML
4 90 (15.25%) CSS
5 80 (13.56%) XML
6 77 (13.05%) .NET Framework
7 73 (12.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 62 (10.51%) WCF
9 61 (10.34%) jQuery
9 61 (10.34%) Web Services
10 50 (8.47%) LINQ
11 48 (8.14%) XSLT
12 46 (7.80%) HTML5
13 45 (7.63%) Entity Framework
14 40 (6.78%) AngularJS
15 35 (5.93%) ASP.NET Web API
16 31 (5.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 25 (4.24%) SOAP
17 25 (4.24%) WPF
18 23 (3.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 56 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (7.80%) Computer Science
3 43 (7.29%) Management Information System
4 22 (3.73%) Client/Server
5 21 (3.56%) Blackberry
6 19 (3.22%) User Experience
7 17 (2.88%) iPad
8 16 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (2.37%) Clustering
9 14 (2.37%) Data Centre
10 13 (2.20%) iPhone
11 12 (2.03%) Driving Licence
12 11 (1.86%) Credit Risk
13 9 (1.53%) Mathematics
13 9 (1.53%) PACS
14 8 (1.36%) BYOD
14 8 (1.36%) IVR
15 6 (1.02%) Replication
16 5 (0.85%) N-Tier
16 5 (0.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 223 (37.80%) Windows
2 91 (15.42%) Windows Server
3 43 (7.29%) Windows 7
4 41 (6.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (6.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 38 (6.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (6.27%) Windows 8
7 16 (2.71%) Linux
8 15 (2.54%) Windows 10
9 11 (1.86%) Windows XP
10 7 (1.19%) Windows Vista
11 6 (1.02%) Unix
12 5 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.34%) Android
13 2 (0.34%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.17%) AIX
14 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.17%) Solaris
14 1 (0.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (16.61%) CRM
2 93 (15.76%) MVC
3 79 (13.39%) ITIL
4 59 (10.00%) Web Development
5 58 (9.83%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (9.32%) TDD
7 43 (7.29%) SOA
8 39 (6.61%) Mentoring
9 38 (6.44%) Project Management
10 37 (6.27%) Web Design
11 36 (6.10%) Responsive Web Design
12 34 (5.76%) Data Analysis
13 33 (5.59%) Performance Tuning
14 32 (5.42%) Software Engineering
15 31 (5.25%) Continuous Integration
16 30 (5.08%) Change Management
17 29 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
17 29 (4.92%) ERP
17 29 (4.92%) Migration
18 25 (4.24%) Cross-Browser Development
Programming Languages
1 201 (34.07%) SQL
2 160 (27.12%) C#
3 115 (19.49%) JavaScript
4 36 (6.10%) XPath
5 27 (4.58%) VB.NET
6 26 (4.41%) PowerShell
7 25 (4.24%) T-SQL
8 20 (3.39%) Java
9 19 (3.22%) VB
10 13 (2.20%) Python
11 9 (1.53%) PL/SQL
12 8 (1.36%) C
13 6 (1.02%) Apple Swift
13 6 (1.02%) Objective-C
13 6 (1.02%) PHP
14 5 (0.85%) C++
14 5 (0.85%) Scala
14 5 (0.85%) VBScript
15 4 (0.68%) Ruby
15 4 (0.68%) XAML
Qualifications
1 100 (16.95%) Degree
2 68 (11.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (4.41%) MCSE
4 24 (4.07%) MCITP
5 23 (3.90%) Security Cleared
6 21 (3.56%) MCTS
7 19 (3.22%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (3.05%) MCP
9 15 (2.54%) DV Cleared
10 12 (2.03%) ISEB
10 12 (2.03%) MCSA
11 11 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (1.69%) A+ Certification
12 10 (1.69%) MCDST
12 10 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 8 (1.36%) CCNA
13 8 (1.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 8 (1.36%) MOS
13 8 (1.36%) SC Cleared
14 6 (1.02%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (8.47%) SLA
2 12 (2.03%) PCI DSS
2 12 (2.03%) QA
3 11 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.53%) DICOM
5 6 (1.02%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.68%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.34%) HL7
7 2 (0.34%) ISO27002
7 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.17%) BS25999
8 1 (0.17%) ISO22301
System Software
1 141 (23.90%) Active Directory
2 57 (9.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (6.27%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.03%) XenApp
5 11 (1.86%) vSphere
6 10 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (1.69%) XenDesktop
7 9 (1.53%) VMware ESX
8 5 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (0.68%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.68%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.68%) XenServer
10 3 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.17%) KVM
12 1 (0.17%) oVirt
12 1 (0.17%) Postfix
12 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (2.71%) SCCM
2 15 (2.54%) McAfee ePO
3 11 (1.86%) SCOM
3 11 (1.86%) TIBCO Hawk
4 5 (0.85%) Backup Exec
4 5 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (0.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.34%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.34%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 2 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.34%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.17%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.17%) WMI
Vendors
1 87 (14.75%) VMware
2 65 (11.02%) Cisco
3 46 (7.80%) Citrix
4 30 (5.08%) Oracle
5 22 (3.73%) Intel Security
5 22 (3.73%) SAP
6 18 (3.05%) HP
7 17 (2.88%) IBM
8 16 (2.71%) Sitecore
9 14 (2.37%) TIBCO
10 13 (2.20%) FireEye
11 12 (2.03%) Adobe
11 12 (2.03%) Apple
12 11 (1.86%) Symantec
12 11 (1.86%) Tableau
13 10 (1.69%) Avaya
13 10 (1.69%) Computacenter
13 10 (1.69%) NetApp
14 8 (1.36%) 3PAR
14 8 (1.36%) CommVault
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits & Relocation Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire
IT People First
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum inc benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
CBS butler
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Fab Bens inc flexi time
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Solutions Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £45,000 per annum plus Stocks Options and Health Schem
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bourne End, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Aylesbury
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Isotrak Limited
Salary: Market rates
Posted: 16 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Isotrak Limited
Salary: Market rates
Posted: 16 days ago
Milton Keynes
Cognitive Group Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Aylesbury
Pro-Quest
Salary: 45000-55000 Per Annum 45-55K + Pension + Bonus+ Private Healthcare+ Life
Posted: 17 days ago
Aylesbury
Prospectus
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum + + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Clarity
Posted: 21 days ago
Milton Keynes
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Milton Keynes
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Aylesbury
Pro-Quest
Salary: 23000 Per Annum + 8% pension + bonus + healthcare + life assurance
Posted: 23 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 23 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago